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        The Hero of Gettysburg transfers to the E&NA Railway a deed of ?one million acres, more or less? of timber lands ?to aid in the construction of the European and North American Railway? ? three years later, the railway was completed, linking Bangor, Maine, to St. Croix, New Brunswick, Canada

      "Manuscript Document Signed ?J.L. Chamberlain? as Governor of Maine, countersigned ?Wm. P. Frye? as Maine Attorney General (from 1889-1901 and 1901-1905, as President pro tempore of the U.S. Senate, Frye was next in line to the presidency), 3p, 9.5? x 15?, front & verso on two conjoined sheets; five dockets on fourth page. State of Maine, May 13, 1868. Large Chamberlain signature and blind embossed stamping of the State Seal of Maine. Fine condition. In part, ?I, Joshua L. Chamberlain, Governor of the State of Maine, by virtue of the authority conferred on me by an Act of the Legislature of said State of Maine, entitled, ""An Act to aid in the construction of the European and North American Railway? ... in consideration of one dollar, paid by said Railway Company ... do hereby transfer and convey to said European and North American Railway Company, all the timber and lands belonging to said State, situated upon the waters of the Penobscot and Saint John Rivers, to be used by said company to aid in the construction of its contemplated line of railway ...? The specific lands transferred are then identified. The 114 mile line was completed in October 1871. A ceremony celebrating completion of the line was attended by U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant and Canadian Governor General Lord Lisgar at the boundary bridge crossing the St. Croix River. On November 9, 1872, the Eastern Division was consolidated, along with the Nova Scotia Railway, into the Intercolonial Railway also referred to as the Intercolonial Railway of Canada which operated from 1872-1918, when it became part of Canadian National Railways which still serves Canada today. Canadian National's slogan is ""North America's Railroad,? evocative of part of the company?s name on this deed, ?North American Railway.?"

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        The Extermination of the American Bison

      Washington: Smithsonian Institution 1889, 1st Edition. () 548pp. Very good. Octavo. Original dark brown cloth boards, blind stamped. With gilt lettering on spine. Inscription on front free endpaper. Twenty-one black and white plates. One fold-out map. Hornaday was an American zoologist and taxidermist. He is cited with being a pioneer of early wildlife conservation in the USA. While working for the United States National Museum, he undertook a census of bison in America and came to the conclusion that the extermination of the bison was already inevitable. He mounted a buffalo for the mueum collection that stayed from 1886-1950, and later was restored again in 1996 and placed in the Museum of the Northern Great Plains in Fort Benton, Montana. His research had a lasting effect on him, and he later went on to become President of the Wild Life Protective Association, and to co-found (with Theodore Roosevelt) the American Bison Society. He helped with the passage of legislation that extended protection to all manner of species: birds, game, bison, and seals to name a few. This copy is inscribed from Hornaday to "Col. R.D. Dodge, with compliments and thanks of the author". Dodge was a well respected Colonel that held a long career in the United States Army from 1844-1891. He became linked to a distinguished military and political family in 1858 through marriage to Julia Rhinelander Paulding. Julia was the grandfather of General William Paulding, of the War of 1812 and a former Mayor of New York City. Jame Kirk Paulding, the author and Secretary of the Navy, was her great-uncle, and John Paulding, captor of British Spy John Andre, was a cousin of her grandfathers. This is a very nice copy with interesting associations and would make a great addition to any collection..

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        Through the Heart of Asia over the Pamïr to India

      London, Chapman and Hall, Limited, , 1889. With 250 Illustrations by Albert Pépin. 2 volumes, octavo, original blue/green cloth, title gilt to spines, onlaid illustration on cloth to upper boards within a wide gilt panel. Numerous illustrations, some full-page. Armorial bookplate of Thomas Brushfield to the front pastedowns. A little rubbed, head and tail of spines crumpled, corners slightly bumped, light marginal browning, but overall a very good set. First edition in English, originally published in French the previous year. "The author's second journey with A. Pépin and G. Capus in Central Asia in the years 1886-87. From Samarkand he explored the head of the Oxus in the Pamirs and descended to the Indus from the Wakhan valley through Masutj in Chitral." (Yakushi) Brushfield was an antiquary and lunacy expert, "appointed medical superintendent …at Brookwood; he assisted in planning the buildings there, and also subsequently helped to design the cottage hospital. He pioneered the non-restraint treatment of lunatics and attempted to brighten the life of asylum patients by making the wards cheerful and by organizing entertainments."

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        A Naturalist in North Celebes. A narrative of travels in Minahassa, the Sangir and Talaut Islands, with notices of the fauna, flora and ethnology of the districts visited.

      London, John Murray, 1889,. in-8vo, frontispiece in colour + XV + 392 p., with 35 illustrations and 2 maps, small legacy stamp 'Guggisberg', original publisher's pictorial blue clothbound, inner joints cracked. Fine copy.. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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      T. Fitzwilliam & Co., Lith.; Paul C. Boudousquie, C.E., Del., Mobile, Ala., New Orleans, LA 1889 - Matted, glazed, and framed. 50 x 30 cm. map, within a slightly larger border. Map is lightly creased from folding, printed in pale yellow and blue, showing Mobile Bay at the center, and the growing port of Mobile on its western bank. Legend in the upper right corner contains the title, and a promotional paragraph: "The magnificent system of water ways with the fully equipped railroads centering in Mobile, the only natural outlet for the vast agricultural and mineral products of the State of Alabama, entitles this section of the United States of America, to its geographical importance, acknowledged by the commercial world. As a Summer or Winter Resort, Mobile is unsurpassed; her soil is porous and the surrounding balsamic forests absorb readily the moisture from the Mediterranean of the New World. With religious and educational institutions unexcelled, her countless social attractions invite the attention of tourists, invalids and investors for whom this Map has been especially prepared, from all recent obtainable data, by Paul C. Boudousquie, C.E., Mobile, Ala." Railroads, projected railroads, County roads and drives, and points of historical interest are delineated, plus hotels, race courses, mills, etc. Verso of the map prints a few short paragraphs on "The Gulf City. The only Free Port in the Union and the only outlet for the Rivers of Alabama. Mobile, Mobile County, State of Alabama." extolling its extensive offering for commerce and culture. OCLC lists two copies [both are photocopies] at the Univ. of Alabama. One is smaller in size, dated 1872 & 1889; the other is similar in size to this copy, but is a modern reproduction, dated 1982. According to the collector from whom we purchased this item, the Mobile historian Caldwell Delaney, head of the Museum of the City of Mobile for 40 years and Howes US-iana author, called this the rarest of maps delineating Mobile.

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        Facsimile-Atlas to the Early History of Cartography with reproductions of the most important maps printed in the XV and XVI centuries. Translated from the Swedish Original by Johan Adolf Ekelof and Clements R. Markham

      Stockholm: Norstedt, 1889. Large folio, 510 x 340 mm, with 170 maps on 51 plates, many of them double-page, and a further 84 illustrations in the text; neat library stamps of Forbes Library (Massachusetts); a very good copy in half red cloth over the original brown cloth boards. "Man's growing acquaintance with the form and disposition of the globe" Original edition of an extraordinary resource: this tremendous book was the first really systematic approach to the study of cartographic history. Altogether 169 of the most important maps printed before 1600 are reproduced here, including the complete contents of the 1490 edition of Ptolemy and finishing with the Flemish and Dutch cartographers of the Age of Discovery.It is an absolutely essential reference work. As Bernard Quaritch pointed out in 1899, offering this and the Periplus (see following item) for ten guineas, it brings together 'all the rare and remarkable maps which have recorded man's growing acquaintance with the form and disposition of the globe. It is a treasury of important maps, many of them so rare as to be practically inaccessible to most students of the subject; as no collector, and no museum however rich and old, could boast possession of all the originals...'.Nordenskiold was himself a great explorer; among other achievements, it was under his command that the Vega made the first complete crossing of the Northeast Passage.

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        Götzen-Dämmerung (Twilight of the Idols)

      Leipzig: C.G. Naumann, 1889 TP + 3 leaves + [1] ?" 144, Octavo (Schaberg 56) FIRST EDITION.Gotzen-Dammerung includes some of Nietzsche?s most direct and scathing attacks on many decadent "idols" within the history of philosophy. In classic Nietzsche style, he probes the psychological landscapes of these "declining" types whose thinking originates in a place of weakness rather than strength. Many identify Gotzen-Dammerung as both a summary and introduction to Nietzsche?s overall philosophy.Nietzsche wrote The Twilight of the Idols (originally entitled "Mussiggang eines Psychologen" or "A Psychologist at Leisure") between the end of June and September, 1888, and sent the manuscript to Naumann in early September, with his final additions to the text being sent October 4th. Naumann finished printing the 1,000 copies by November 13th, shortly after which advance copies were sent out to Nietzsche and others. The book appeared in book stores on January 24th, for sale in wrappers for 2.25 marks and bound for 3.50 marks. Two weeks earlier the now-demented Nietzsche had been transported to a clinic in Basel, never to regain his sanity. (See Schaberg, pp. 166-169 for complete details.)Rebound in contemporary, marbled paper-over-boards, cloth spine, very light wear. Title and author hand-tooled in gilt along spine. Renewed endpapers. Internally clean and free of markings. Very good+

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        Prince Roderick. By James Brinsley-Richards [pseud.]

      London: Richard Bentley, 1889 - Novel based upon the extraordinary career of the mad king of Bavaria. The author was the Times correspondent in Vienna and Berlin. He "changed his name from Reginald Temple S. C. Nugent Grenville-Murray; he was the son of [novelist] Eustace Clare Grenville Murray, illegitimate son of the 2d Duke of Buckingham and Chandos . Both father and son were obviously infatuated with Dukes" (Wolff). His other books include Seven Years at Eton, 1857-1864 (1883) and The Duke's Marriage First edition. 3 vols., 8vo. . Original red cloth, spines gilt, gilt coronet on upper boards. Spines slightly faded, small tear at top of one joint, inner hinges cracked but firm. Very good. Not in Sadleir or Wolff (but cf. Wolff 5789, note) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      1889 - WALTON, William. THE ARMY AND NAVY OF THE UNITED STATES, 1776-1891. Philadelphia: George Barrie, 1889-1895. Edition de luxe, number 164. Two folio volumes in 12 parts: Army; Navy, and a register of the Army and Navy from 1775-1865. [2], 128; 38, 171 pp. Housed in publisher's cloth portfolios, while the 12 parts are present, one of the portfolio folders is missing. Illustrated with 44 hand-colored plates and with numerous black & white illustrations tipped-in to text leaves. Plates and text are printed on paper watermarked with the title. The plates are beautfully colored and fresh. The text leaves and plates were originally glued into paper wrappers, which were then glued into the portfolios; the glue has disintegrated and the sheets are now loose in the portfolios. The title- page is lacking. There is marginal dampstaing to many text leaves, with some dust-soiling at edges, and the portfolios are soiled. This is truly a de luxe edition, with printing and paper of the best quality, but the condition is problematic. However, the color plates are all fine. The set is offered as is. (Howes W79). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The City of Dreadful Night and Other Places + Wee Willie Winkie + In Black and White (Bound Together)

      Allahabad, India: A. H. Wheeler & Company, 1889. First Published Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. First Published Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. All published as part of the Indian Railway Library and bound together in a buckram binding with original wrappers and advertisements. City of Dreadful Night (1891) is the first published edition with "Printed at the 'Pioneer' Press, Allahabad." at the bottom of p 108; Kipling forced the destruction of an unauthorized earlier edition and was partially successful in suppressing this edition as well. Wee Willie Winkie (1889) is identified as the "Second Edition." In Black and White (1890) is identified as the "Third Edition." (See both Livingston and Ahearn.) Wrappers and pages are clean and in nice shape with some light toning; the rear wrapper of City is missing. Bookseller's edition notes in pencil in the forematter. The hinges of the buckram binding are just starting to crack. The cover has some minor wear and soiling.

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        Three Men in a Boat (to say Nothing of the Dog). Illustrations by A. Frederics. FIRST EDITION; SECOND ISSUE; FULL MOROCCO

      J W Arrowsmith, Bristol, 1889, 18898vo., First Edition, Second Issue, with very numerous illustrations throughout; handsomely bound in dark blue full morocco, back gilt with raised bands, illustrations and gilt from original upper board and backstrip preserved on new and separate leaves, a most attractive copy ideal as a gift or for presentation.With 3pp publisher's advertisement at end; original endpapers not preserved.Carter & Sadleir, v6; Muir, 'Points', p.133; Sterling 498

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        Memoirs of Count Grammont

      London: John C. Nimmo, 1889 - A chronicle of the profligate court of Charles II, written with grace and vigor by a French noble expatriate. Extra illustrated with the insertion of 80 portraits and views of people and places mentioned in the text, along with an autograph note in the third person by Sir Walter Scott, the editor (EXTRA ILLUSTRATED) First edition thus; large paper copy. Number 668 of 780 copies. Large 8vo. Edited, with notes, by Sir Walter Scott. Portrait of the author and 33 etchings on India paper, laid down, after C. Delort. Extra illustrated with 80 portraits and views, and an autograph note by Walter Scott. Full brown morocco gilt, panelled spine, inner dentelles gilt, by Riviere. Slight rubbing to a few spots, else fine [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The butterflies of the Eastern United States and Canada, with special reference to New England.

      Cambridge, published by the author, 1889. 3 volumes. 4to (280 x 200mm). pp. xl, 1958, with 3 portraits, 3 (2 folded) coloured maps and 89 lithographed plates, of which 36 are partly or fully coloured. Contemporary red half morocco, gilt ornamented spines. Samuel Hubbard Scudder (1837-1911) is to be regarded as one of the greatest systematic entomologists so far produced in America and as the founder of insect paleontology. He was a leading specialist in the orders of Orthoptera and Lepidoptera and described many new species. His most famous work is the above offered publication, which is still a standard work on the subject. "The plates in Scudder's book were produced by chromolithography. Trouvelot and Poujade were the artists for the original paintings, but the stones were prepared by a skilful lithographer, Thomas Sinclair. Ten different stones had to be used to accommodate all the colours in this plate and great care was needed to align and print all the colours' (P. Gilbert. Butterfly Collectors and Painters p. 50). A beautifully bound copy. Perforated stamp at the lower margin of title-pages.//Nissen ZBI, 3792.

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        Die Entwickelung von Ascaris megalocephala mit besonderer Rücksicht auf die Kernverhältnisse.

      . Jena, Verlag von Gustav Fischer, 1889, Folio, 48 pp., 6 Abb., 6 lithfarb. Tafeln mit je einer Seite Tafelerklärungen, feiner Halbleinenband mit marmorierten Deckelbezügen im Stil der Zeit; St.a.Tit.. Erste Ausgabe des Abdruck aus der Festschrift zum siebzigsten Geburtstag von Carl Kupffer! - Mit der Entdeckung der Keimbahn bei Ascaris traf Boveri zunächst auf ein seit mehreren Jahrzehnten diskutiertes Problem. Schon in den sechziger Jahren hatten Weismann, Metschnikoff und Leuckart in der Entwicklung des Insekteneies an dessen einem Pol die "Urgeschlechtszellen" vorgefunden und festgestellt, daß aus ihnen sämtliche Spermien oder Eier hervorgehen. Auf diese Beobachtungen hatten Weismann 1885 und andere Forscher die "Keimbahntheorie" gegründet. Sie besagt, daß das Keimzellenmaterial ganz allgemein vom Ei in ununterbrochener Linie durch die Entwicklung des Individuums hindurch bis zur Bildung der Geschlechtszellen führt und dabei vom Soma unabhängig bleibt. Diese Annahme hatte eine stammesgeschichtlich sehr wichtige Konsequenz, die vor allem von Weismann mit großer Schärfe herausgearbeitet wurde. Wenn die gleichsam ruhende Keimbahn und die somatischen, funktionierenden Organe so unabhängig voneinander bleiben, dann ist eine Vererbung somatisch erworbener Eigenschaften nicht denkbar. - Für diese Keimbahnlehre mußten Boveris Untersuchungen grundlegende Beweisstücke werden, denn vermöge der Diminution ließen sich bei Ascaris Keimbahn und somatische Entwicklung mit einer vorher nicht bekannten Klarheit Zelle für Zelle verfolgen. Insbesondere ist die große Untersuchung "Die Entwicklung von Ascaris megalocephala mit besonderer Rücksicht auf die Kernverhältnisse" von 1899 eine der hervorragendsten Arbeiten auf diesem Felde geblieben, von Boveri seinem ehemaligen Lehrer, dem Anatomen C. von Kupffer, gewidmet, unter dessen Leitung er einst seine Dissertation ausgeführt hatte. Es sind ihr mustergültige Abbildungen beigegeben, in denen sich Boveris ganze Liebe und Sorgfalt in morphologischen Dingen offenbart. - Der Diminutionsvorgang bei Ascaris stellte jedoch noch ein weiteres Problem, das im Kreuzungspunkt von Embryologie und Vererbungsforschung liegt: das Problem der erbungleichen Kernteilung und, in Zusammenhang damit, dasjenige der embryonalen Differenzierung. Jedes Ei entwickelt sich sehr rasch durch Zellteilungen zu einem vielzelligen Körper, dessen Zellen zunächst noch sehr ähnlichen Typus haben. Dann setzt die Differenzierung ein. Die einen Zellen entwickeln sich zu Muskelzellen, andere zu Darmzellen, noch andere zu Nervenzellen usw. Sie werden verschieden, sowohl im Bau ihres Plasmas als auch im Typus ihrer Kerne. - Sucht man nach den Ursachen dieser Differenzierung, so steht man vor einer paradoxen Situation. Die Vermehrung der Zellen, eine der Grundlagen der Embryonalentwicklung, ist an den Mechanismus der Kernteilung gebunden, und dieser Mechanismus sorgt dafür, daß alle Zellen den gleichen Chromosomenbestand - denjenigen des befruchteten Eies - beibehalten. Wie ist dann, da die Chromosomen Erbträger sind, eine Entwicklung zu verschiedenen Zelltypen möglich? Müssen nicht, damit die Zellen sich verschieden differenzieren können, zunächst die Erbfaktoren verschieden verteilt werden? - In der Tat hatte Weismann schon 1885 gefordert, daß sich die Kernsubstanz, d. h. die Chromosomen, gesetzmäßig während der Ontogenese verändert. Die einfachste Annahme wäre die, "daß sich bei jeder Kernteilung das spezifische Plasma des Kerns (d. h. die Chromosomen) in zwei ihrem Wesen nach ungleiche Hälften teilte, so daß dann auch der Zellkörper, dessen Charakter ja durch den Kern bestimmt wird, umgeprägt würde". Weismann erkannte an, daß die Beobachtungen Straßburgers und van Benedens für eine identische und nicht für eine ungleiche Chromosomenteilung sprachen. Doch habe Straßburger "wohl die Sicherheit der Beobachtung überschätzt", und gegenüber van Beneden dürfe man doch nicht vergessen, "daß das, was wir da sehen, nicht die Molekularstruktur des Kernplasmas ist". Aber auch die große Chromosomenarbeit Boveris von 1888 stand gegen Weismanns Hypothese. Das Differenzierungsproblem blieb also ungelöst. Hier setzte Boveris weitere Analyse ein. Die Diminution bei Ascaris konnte ein Kronzeuge für oder wider die autonome erbungleiche Teilung der Chromosomen werden und war auch schon von zur Strassen im Sinne Weismanns gedeutet worden. - Boveri dagegen suchte die Ursache für die Diminution im Protoplasma. Er hatte schon 1899 darauf hingewiesen, daß doppelt befruchtete Eier die Möglichkeit einer Entscheidung geben müßten, aber erst 1904 "eine Anzahl entscheidender Fälle zu Gesicht bekommen"." Baltzer, pp.148-152

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        Barnstaple and the Northern Part of Devonshire During the Great Civil War, 1642-1646

      Printed for the Author by Unwin Brothers, 1889. xiii; (iii); 558 pages. Double page map. Original maroon cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. With the ownership inscription of Edward Windeatt. A very acceptable copy of this very scarce privately printed Civil War history. An extensive survey covering just a four year period, starting with the fall of Barnstaple to Prince Maurice. It extensively covers the highly significant battles at Stratton and Torrington. It concludes with the surrender of Barnstaple to Sir Thomas Fairfax, General of the Parliamentary Forces. Roger Collicott, catalogue 76, "only 100 copies printed". First Edit. Very Good. Stout 8vo.

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      Ed. Heinrich Keller. Frankfurt, 1889 - . 33,5 cm. 25 pág., 1 h. y 65 cromolitografías realizadas por Hefner-Alteneck sobre indumentaria del siglo XVII y XVIII. Enc. en media piel, puntas. Marca de anterior poseedor. * Colección de litografías en las que se muestran trajes tanto masculinos como femeninos, armaduras, espadas, armas de fuego, mobiliario, complementos del vestir (zapatos, abanicos), etc. Indumentaria. Armas. Litografías Roba, moda, joies i teixits Libros modernos a partir de 1830 alemán

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        Die Pilze Schlesiens.

      Breslau, J.U. Kern's Verlag, 1889-1897. 2 volumes, bound in one. Royal 8vo (220 x 150mm). pp. 814, 500. Recent half calf. Published as part of 'Kryptogamen-Flora von Schlesien' by Ferdinand Cohn. The present section on fungi is all published by Jopseph Schroeter (1837-1894) a Silesian mycologist. A last part was published by A.Lingelsheim in 1908 covering pages 500a-597.//Stafleu & Cowan 1159 & 11.188.

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      London: Hutchinson & Co.,. 1889. Octavo, pp. [i-vii] viii [1-3] 4-331 [332: blank] [333-336: ads],. original bevel-edged pictorial tan cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, t.e.g., black coated endpapers.. Scattered foxing to preliminary and terminal leaves, cloth a bit. dusty, a very good copy. A superior copy of this book. First printing. copies are scarce and seldom found in decent condition. (#108348). First British edition. The colonial issue preceded this Hutchinson domestic issue by several months. 2000 copies of colonial issue and 1500 copies of English issue were published, of which this is one of 1000 hardbound copies (500 in were issued in paper covers). Of the two known variant domestic cloth issues, this one does not have the inserted frontispiece (a photographic portrait of Vogel), the top edge is gilded, and the bevel-edged pictorial tan cloth shows the Sun rising through clouds on the front cover. Utopian romance of a world of the future managed by female politicians (the president of the United States is a 35- year old woman), written by a British politician who drew upon his experience as prime minister of New Zealand. "Science fiction novel giving a panoramic view of the British Empire of the future, politically, sociologically and scientifically ...." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 220. Blackford, et al., Strange Constellations: A History of Australian Science Fiction, pp. 30-1; 229. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2270. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 1143. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 83. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 40. Bleiler (1978), p. 200. Reginald 14711.

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        Narrative and Critical History of America / Edited by Justin Winsor Complete in 8 Volumes Contents; Aboriginal America; Spanish Explorations and Settlements; English & French Explorations and Settlements; the English and French in ... (Truncated)

      Boston And New York; Houghton And Mifflin, 1889, Hardback, 1st library edition (1884-1889)Full Book Title: Narrative and Critical History of America / Edited by Justin Winsor Complete in 8 Volumes Contents; Aboriginal America; Spanish Explorations and Settlements; English & French Explorations and Settlements; the English and French in North America, 1689-1763; the United States of North America 1763-1850; &c.Near fine copies all in the original publisher's gilt-blocked wine buckram; gilt (aboriginal) armorial-type motif to the front panels. Edges very slightly toned. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. With tissue guarded frontis. Scans on request. ; 8 pages; Physical desc. : 8 vols. : front. , illus. , plates, ports. , maps, facsims ; 28 cm. Subjects: America --Discovery and exploration --Cartographer --Antiquities --United States --History --Bibliography.

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        Panorama von St. Gallen. 6teiligen Panorama in Leporello. Ansicht der ganzen Stadt: Westseite mit St. Leonhard, Post, Gewerbemuseum, Kathedrale mit Stiftsumfang. - Ostseite: St. Laurenzen-Kirche, Kantonsschule, Brühl, Blumenau, Schützengarten, Strafanstalt St. Jacob, Linsebühl, Burger- & Kantonsspital, St. Fiden.

      St. Gallen, Lichtdruck v. C. Bischof (Aufdruck), (1889).. 26x230 cm. Leporello in OLn.-Einband mit Deckeltitel und Ornamentik in Gold..

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        Fontane, Theodor, Schriftsteller u. Kritiker (1819 - 1898): Eigenh. Br. m. U. Berlin, 22. I. (18)90. 8°. 1 S.

      . . In seiner schönen, schwungvollen Schrift bedankt Fontane sich bei einem Herrn für Glückwünsche zum 70. Geburtstag, den er am 30. Dezember 1889 gefeiert hatte: "Empfangen Sie, hochgeehrter Herr, meinen herzlichen Dank für Ihre liebenswürdigen Wünsche zu meinem 70. Geburtstage. Daß dieser Dank etwas verspätet eintrifft, wollen Sie gütigst mit der Unruhe dieser Tage entschuldigen. In vorzüglicher Ergebenheit Th. Fontane."

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        Das Norddeutsche Unter-Oligocän und seine Mollusken-Fauna.

      Berlin, S. Schropp, 1889-1894. 7 parts (bound in 7). Royal-8vo. pp. 1458, with 101 plates. Original printed wrappers. B.M. (Nat. Hist.) II, 1007. Printed as 'Abhandlungen zur geologischen Specialkarte von Preussen und den Thüringischen Staaten', Band X, 1-7. A. von Koenen (1837-1915) published some 185 titles. A fine complete copy of this scarce work.

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        Sans dessus dessous - Chemin de France

      - Editon Hetzel, s.d. (1889). In/8 double, percaline à l’éventail, deux éléphants, doré trois tranches. Dos défraîchi et restauré avec un petit accroc ; rousseurs larges éparses. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'INSTRUCTION PUBLIQUE, REVUE DES LETTRES, SCIENCES ET ARTS, 17 VOLUMES: 1872, 1873, 1974, 1876, 1877, 1878, 1879, 1880, 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1886, 1887, 1888, 1889

      L'Instruction Publique 1889 - RO40092450: 17 volumes. Titre, date et filets dorés sur les dos. Etiquettes annotées sur les dos. Bords et coins des plats frottés. Volume de l'année 1875 manquant. Quelques pages du vol. 1 arrachées et manquantes. Quelques pages abîmées. Du n°1 du 1er juin 1872, année n°1, au n° 52 du 28 déc. 1889, année n°18. L'Université et l'Académie Française. Pédagogie. Critique littéraire. Histoire. Examens et concours. Thèses en Sorbonne. Facultés des Lettres de Paris et de Province. Livres. Mélanges. In-4 Relié. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos satisfaisant. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 370-Education [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Uniform of the army of the United States Illustrated from 1774-1889

      Quartermaster General, 1889 - New black 1/2 calf spine and corners with grey cloth. Raised bands with gilt title. Original gilt title laid down on front cover.Original marbled endpapers and pastedowns. 44 chromolithic plates and narrative. Tips of the lower corners of the first 17 pages are worn away. Approximately 20 pages, top and bottom, are missing a tiny portion of page where they meet the spine. Narrative and plates are not affected.THE RARE 1ST EDITION. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      London: [Printed by Charles Whittingham at the Chiswick Press for] Kegan Paul, Trench, & Co, 1889. n. Hardcover. 165 x 105 mm (6 1/2 x 4 1/8"). xxi, [i], 259 pp. VERY PRETTY TURQUOISE CRUSHED MOROCCO, ELABORATELY GILT, BY RIVIERE & SON (stamp-signed on front doublure), covers with wide, swirling gilt frame featuring flowers and broad-leaf plants on a thick bed of stippling, raised bands, spine gilt in densely stippled compartments with tulip and acanthus leaves stamped in relief, INTRICATELY GILT MAROON MOROCCO DOUBLURES with large strapwork mandorla and curling azured leafy vines, maroon moiré silk endleaves, top edge gilt. With wood-engraved frontispiece with tissue guard. Spine slightly darkened, just a hint of wear to front joint, edges of leaves faintly browned, one leaf with light dampstain to fore margin, but all of these imperfections trivial, and otherwise a fine copy--clean and fresh internally, and in a glistening binding showing almost no signs of use. This is a fine piece of work by Riviere that is appropriately tooled in light of its contents, a collection of English odes selected by Edmund Gosse. Just as the works included here represent a traditional poetic form that finds its roots in the classical world, everything about the gilt embellishment on the binding suggests the archaic--from the acanthus leaves (so prevalent in the decoration of Medieval manuscripts) on the cover to the azured vegetation and strapwork panelling (so frequently seen in 16th century bindings) on the striking doublures. Although he never attended university, the English poet, author, and critic Sir Edmund William Gosse (1849-1928) began his career as assistant librarian at the British Museum. From 1884 to 1890, he lectured in English literature at Trinity College, Cambridge, and in the former year, his successful lecture tour in America earned him considerable fame. A collection of works by Spenser, Milton, Dryden, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Shelley, Keats, and others, "English Odes" was originally published in 1881, was met with approval, and was reprinted several times.

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      Lausanne F. Payot; Vevey, Loertscher and Jacot-Guillarmod (1889) - Oblong octavo. (24) ff. A panorama which opens out to show a colorful wedding procession of musicians, vintners, farmworkers, and costumed villagers. The Roman goddesses of the harvest, Ceres and Pales, follow their attendants in ox-drawn chariots, and Bacchus' chariot is pulled by fat Sileni and fauns, wearing vines and skins, and preceded by a brass band. The bride and groom are followed by their trousseau: a cart full of furniture. Lithographed in color by Haemmerle of Lausanne. Neat repairs to two joints, and light rubbing to extremities of pictorial boards, else fine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Über funktionelle Aphonie und deren Behandlung durch Hypnose und Suggestion

      Wilhelm Braumüller/Wien 1889 - Schnitzlers extrem seltene Doktorarbeit in einem sehr schönen Exemplar. Halbleder. 22x14,5cm. 30 Seiten. - Innen sehr sauber, lediglich die Vorsätze mit einigen Stockflecken. Guter Handeinband der Zeit, das schwarze Leder weit in die Seite hereingezogen. Siehe die Abbildung. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Broadside]: The National Game! Base Ball on the College Grounds. Rochester University vs. Hamilton. We'n'sday, June 5

      Large printed broadside. Approximately 19" x 12.5". Old folds, several small tears, tack holes in the corners where the broadside was posted, about very good. Undated but the type style and our universal calendar suggest either 1889 or 1895 as the most likely years of publication. .

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        EXHIBITION of Portrait Miniatures.

      The Burlington Fine Arts Club, London 1889. Folio. LXVIII+ 58 pages. With 36 plates with tissue overlay. Untrimmed in contemporary half-calf binding. Minor nick to front edge. Otherwise af fine and well-preserved copy of this magnificent catalogue

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        Famille sans nom. (2 éléphants)

      Paris, Bibliothèque d'Education et de Récréation J. Hetzel et Cie. 1889 - Les Voyages Extraordinaires. Collection Hetzel. 82 Dessins de G. Tiret-Bognet et une Carte en couleurs. Edition originale. Paris, Bibliothèque d'Éducation et de Récréation J. Hetzel et Cie. 1889 - 422 pages. Catalogue EX pour 1889-1890. Imprimé par Gauthier-Villars, relié par A.L. & Cie. Cartonnage Hetzel rouge aux 2 éléphants. Tranches dorées. Gouttière régulière. Coiffes légèrement frottées. Pas de rousseur. Bon état. Format in-4°(28x19). 1ère Edition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Proceedings of the Scientific Meetings of the Zoological Society of London for the Year 1888

      London The Zoological Society of London [1889]. G+ : in Good condition plus. Ex lib with single library stamp to title page and in library binding. Spine sunned. Covers lightly rubbed. Heraldic bookplate to front pastedown. Contents clean and bright. Original paper covers bound in to the rear First Edition Blue hardback cloth cover 240mm x 180mm (9" x 7"). xviii, 717pp. Many finely hand-coloured lithographs by J G Keulemans, J Smit, W Purkiss et al. Lithography by Mintern Bros. Many fine hand-coloured plates of mammals, birds, reptiles and butterflies.

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        Magnifique Publication Illustree JEAN LOUP par Emile Richebourg

      Paris: Succursale Cheret. (c.1889). Large poster by Jules Cheret illustrating a "penny dreadful" novel by the French author Emile Richebourg. Framed. Small, faint waterstains along the bottom edge, else an about fine, attractive, if somewhat lurid image of a woman abed either prostrate or dead, a man strangling another man on the floor next to an apparently dead, or at least very thirsty, dog. Shipping at cost. .

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        Die Baukunst Spaniens in ihren hervorragendsten Werken dargestellt.,

      Dresden, Gilbers`sche königliche Hof-Buchhandlung J. Bleyl o. J. [ca. 1889-1898] - 6 Bde. gr.-2°. Mit 187 photogr. Taf. in Lichtdruck u. 7 tlw. doppelbl.-gr. chromolith. Taf. OLn.-Mappen mit Goldpräg. 1 Mappe am Rü. einger. Stellenw. stockfl. 2 Farbtaf. leicht beschäd. Gewicht in Gramm: 7000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Biologia Centrali-Americana. Insecta. ARACHNIDA-ARANEIDEA by Octavius Pickard-Cambridge and F.O. Pickard-Cambridge.

      London, 1889-1905. 3 volumes (2 text volumes and 1 atlas). 4to (315 x 250mm). pp. xv, 317; ix, 610, with 93 plates of which 63 finely hand-coloured. Contemporary blue half morocco, gilt lettering on spines. The complete section on spiders of 'Biologia Centrali Americana'. The first volume is by Octavius Pickard-Cambridge and the second by F.O. Pickard-Cambridge. Japanese stamp of Mr. Kikumaro Okano on titles. A fine copy.//Nissen ZBI, 3169.

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        EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE 1889 . ALBUM PHOTOGRAPHIQUE HISTORIQUE GÈANT de 24 ÈPREUVES PHOTOGRAPHIQUES à l' ALBUMINE ( Dont la TOUR EIFFEL ) 220 X 270 m/m ( Support de 345 x 450 m/m ) de NEURDEIN Fréres ( Etienne & Louis-Antonin )

      - Paris .Société de la TOUR EIFFEL ( 2 petits cachets à sec ) . N. D. . NEURDEIN Fréres . EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE 1889 . ALBUM PHOTOGRAPHIQUE HISTORIQUE GÈANT de 24 ÈPREUVES PHOTOGRAPHIQUES à l' ALBUMINE 220 X 270 m/m de NEURDEIN Fréres ( Etienne & Louis-Antonin ) . Un trés grand album oblong percaline rouge à titre or , tranches dorées , demi cuir chagrin à dos lisse , titre doré , de 345 x 450 m/m , contenant pages de garde et 12 supports cartonnés rigides montés sur onglet : 24 épreuves albuminées de 220 x 270 m/m contre-collées . La tour EFFEIL , des vues prises du 2e ou du 3e étages des la tour , des vues de l' Exposition . Reliure défraichie , dorure ternie & traces d'humidité . Coins des supports émoussés , des petites rousseurs en marge . Une tache sur la derniere photo , sinon épreuves en trés bon état . PHOTOS RARES dans ce FORMAT . ( Un exemplaire de cet album est connu avec une dédicace d'Oscar WILDE ) . Poids : 4,2 Kg . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les Hypogees royaux de Thebes, par M. E. Lefebure. Seconde division - Notices des hypogees; Troisieme Division - Tombeau de Ramses IV

      Ernest Leroux, Editeur, Paris 1889 - Quarto. Leather Hardcover, 1889. . Ex-library with the usual treatments. Seconde Division 191 pp + 74 planches. printed in manuscript format with numerous illustrations throughout.; Troisieme Divison - viii pp. + XLI planches. Bound in quarter leather with marbled boards. Cover shows considerable rubbing along top front joint. Textblock square and upright. Pages clean throughout. Many planches are double-sided, some enfolded. Binding is solid. Tome handles well. Whole tome is nearly 2 1/4 inches thick. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Blue Fairy Book

      London: Longmans, Green & Company, 1889. First Edition, First Printing. With a slip signed by Andrew Lang laid in. In Very Good condition. Light edge wear and rubbing to cloth, with some discoloration at the top of the front board. Front paste down shows evidence of book plate removal with white out on top. Pages show light, occasional foxing or signs of wear. The signed slip has a small ding to the bottom edge. A very lovely copy of the first Fairy Book in Andrew Lang's celebrated serie

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        Stories Jolly, Stories New, Stories Strange and Stories True

      Dutton 1889 - Extremely rare edition of title published in England by Skeffington and Sons. contains Henty story True to Her Charge similar to Newbolt 183.1 except for Dutton listed on spine as publisher,This is an anthology of nineteen "new and original" children's tales, by such authors as R. M. Ballantyne ("A Gallant Rescue"), George Manville Fenn ("How the Starling Caught Cold"), G. A. Henty ("True to her Charge") and Charlotte Yonge ("Neighbour's Fare") -- the majority of them being by women [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Othomanikoi Codikes - Sylloge hapanton ton nomon tes Othomanikes autocratorias

      Athens: Nomiko Bibliopoleio, 2012 [Ottoman Codices: A Collection of All Laws of the Ottoman Empire]Translated in greek by Ap. Photiades. A reprint of the 2nd edition (1889-1891). Four volumes, hard cover, 25X18 cm, 4472 pp.==============================================================The shipping cost estimated by the system covers books weighing up to 750 gr.; a surcharge depending on the actual weight and destination applies for heavier books. 

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      Ed. Maison Quantin. París, 1889 - . 23,5 cm. 2 vol. (I) 1 retrato, X-249 pág. y 5 lám. (II) 256 pág. y 5 lám. Ilustr. con capitales, cabeceras y culs-de-lampe. Dos vol. enc. en media piel reciente, tejuelo, corte superior pintado. Con las barbas. Literatura francesa. Narrativa Libros modernos a partir de 1830 francés

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        Menu du diner offert, au VIII congrès international des orientalistes, Stockholm le 7 sept. 1889. [=cover title].

      1889 - Leiden, E. J. Brill, (1889). 8:o. (48) pp. Sewn with coloured wrappers. Spine slightly chipped. Marvellous colour lithographed wrappers and text. Menu with exemples of texts from a large number of oriental languages. Originally printed for the Oriental language congress in Stockholm 1889 and written in cooperation with Carlo Landberg (about the Swedish snaps), Max Müller, A. Dillmann, Th. Nöldeke, Georg von der Gabelentz, E. Amélineau, A. Vambéry and Paul Haupt. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      - Paris, Maison Quantin, 1889. 15,5x23 cm. Ouvrage en 2 volumes, illustré d'un frontispice par Gaujean, de 10 gravures hors-texte par A.Dawant, et d'en-têtes, lettrines et culs-de-lampe par Emile Mas. Tranches dorées. Magnifiques reliures signées PAGNANT, en demi-marocain bordeau à larges coins. Plats recouverts de papier marbré de couleur assortie. Dos à 5 faux-nerfs, richement ornés de caissons dorés dans le style du XVIIème siècle. Nom de l'auteur, titre, tomaison, et date d'édition en lettres dorées. Brochures d'origine conservées. Minimes traces d'usage sur les plats et les tranches, sinon ensemble en excellent état et de toute beauté. Probablement un des plus beaux exemplaires reliés ! Première édition illustrée. Edition tirée à 1000 exemplaires numérotés sur papier vélin à la cuve (n° 155). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bildnis der Lotte Nicklass beim Silhouettenschneiden, mit einer Katze.

      . Feder und Pinsel in Schwarz, auf bräunlichem Velin, rechts unten datiert und signiert "15.12.20. Elsa Nicklass.". 21,5:18,7 cm.. Vermutlich Schwester der ebenfalls in Berlin tätigen Malerin und als Silhouettenschneiderin bekannten Lotte Nicklass (1889-1921), wobei es nicht auszuschließen ist, daß es sich um ein und dieselbe Person handelt (vgl. Dressler, aufgeführt unter: Lotte Elsa Nicklas). Teilnahme an der Großen Berliner Kunstausstellung 1910. Elsa Nicklass wird dem Berliner Impressionismus zugerechnet (s. Ausstellungen 2006/2008) der Berliner Galerie Barthelmess & Wischnewski).

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        British Game Birds and Wildfowl.

      London, Groombridge and Sons, (1889). 4to (310 x 255 mm). pp. iv, 254, with 60 handcoloured plates. Publisher's green gilt pictorial cloth. A fine copy of this beautifully illustrated work on British game birds. Beverley Morris was a younger brother of Francis Morris, the famous ornithologist. "A collection of accounts of British game birds, with a statement of the distribution and habits of the species and descriptions of the birds, their eggs and nests, and notes on their value as articles of food. Most of the forms treated are figured on the hand-coloured plates (wood-engravings), made by B. Fawcett , who also printed the work, which has subsequently been issued in several editions...' (Anker 345).//Nissen IVB , 644; Anker 345.

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      London: Longmans, Green, and Co. and New York...,. 1889. Octavo, pp. [1-3] 4-160,. original pictorial gray wrappers printed in red.. This copy was professionally bound (with the original wrappers. preserved) in quarter black cloth and marbled boards by U. Holzer of. Boston, Massachusetts, circa 1942 or earlier. A fine copy with. interesting associational value. (#104190). First edition. Formerly Thomas A. Janvier's copy with his signature and "Paris, June 21, 1890" written in his hand at top of title page. Janvier (1849-1913) was a close friend of Stockton and fellow writer of fantastic fiction, including the classic THE AZTEC TREASURE HOUSE. According to BAL, the first edition was published in London by Longmans, Green and Co. in January 1889 in three formats: boards, cloth-backed boards, and paper wrappers. The first U.S. edition was published by P. F. Collier in March 1889. The Collier edition was issued only in a paper binding. An important early American contribution to the future war motif. A syndicate of American businessmen directs a war against Great Britain. Use of advanced weapons, including a "motor bomb" (a sort of jet-propelled shell with tremendous explosive force), compels the British to sue for peace. An Anglo-American alliance is formed to outlaw all war. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-143; (1981) 1-155; (1987) 1-88; (1995) 1-88; and (2004) II-1089. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2104. Clareson, The Emergence of American Science Fiction: 1880-1915, pp. 262-65. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 728. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 15. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 207 (describing the UK edition). Roemer, The Obsolete Necessity, pp. 187-88. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 83. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 39. Bleiler (1978), p. 187. Reginald 13715. BAL 18894. Wright (III) 5239.

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        Histoire des Troubadours du Vivarais du Gevaudan et du Dauphiné.

      - Paris. 1889. Maisonneuve et Ch Leclerc Ed. Un volume In 18 " 160sur 100". Demi-chagrin vert. Beau papier à la cuve sur les plats .Couleur passée ,légèrement frottée. Reliure signée Dupré. Couvertures et dos conservées. 214 pp. Intérieur trés frais. RARE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gamle norske tæpper. Udgivne af museets bestyrelse. Kunstindustri-museum Christiania.

      Berlin 1889. Folio mappe med tbl., 4 tekstblad med norsk, tysk og engelsk parallelltekst samt 9 helsides, fargetrykk av tekstiler. Pl. 1-3 lystrykk fra Frisch, Berlin, pl. oppklebet. Pl. 4-9 litog. fra Christiania lith. Aktiebolag, trykket rett på arkene. Både mappe, tekstark og pl. uvanlig rene, pene og hele

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