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        BUFFALO BILL's: photo originale

      - Photo 7,7 x 8,5 collée sur carton, prise vraisemblablement à Paris en 1889, lors de la première tournée de Buffalo Bill en France. Un peu passée, mais bon état. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Viking Age: The Early History, Manners, and Customs of the Ancestors of the English-Speaking Nations

      New York: Charles Scribners Sons, 1889. Two volumes in gilt lettered and decorated blue cloth. Wrapped in decorative dust jackets. Vol 1-591 pp, Vol 2-562 pp. Illustrated throughout. Shelf to extremities. Dust jackets chipped at head and heel of spine. Great survivor in rare almost complete dust jackets. Beautiful set.. 1st Us Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/VG. 8vo.

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      Bergen, 14. VIII. 1889. - 8vo. 1 p. To an unnamed recipient: "My best thanks for the sympathetic biographical sketch in the Leasure [!] Hours which I have read with much interest [.]." - Moderate toning, horizontal crease reinforced on verso. From the collection of Charles Williamson and Tucker Fleming.

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        Der fünfte Kongreß des Deutschen Schachbundes. Frankfurt a.m. 1887

      Leipzig: Verlag von Veit & Co, 1889 288 pages with diagrams and tables. Octavo (7 3/4" x 5 1/4") bound in half red cloth with purple stiff boards and gilt title to spine. (Bibliotheca Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana:5223) First edition.Mackenzie capped the climax of his chess achievements by winning the first prize, ahead of Blackburne, Zukertort, Englisch, Weiss, Bardeleben, Tarrasch, and Paulsen, in the 5th German Championship at Frankfurt-on-the-Main 1887.Condition:Corners bumped and rubbed, previous owner's book plate removed from front paste down, spine sunned else a very good copy of a scarce tournament title

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        ANALISIS DEL JUEGO DE AJEDREZ. Completa obra de consulta para los aficcionados. - con todos los adelantos referentes e el ramo. Y libro á propósito para que pueda aprender dicho juego quien lo ignore del todo sin necesidad de maestro por. Presidente del Club de ajedrecistas de Mexico y miembro honorario del de la Habana.

      Habana 1889 - Materia: Libro antiguo de la segunda mitad del siglo XIX. Ajedrez. Descripción: 2 tomos en 1 volumen. 8º mayor (20 cm). 192 = 202 p. Encuadernación en holandesa piel de época con nervios y tejuelo en el lomo. Estado de conservación: Buen estado. Pequeños desperfectos en portada y últimas hojas. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Photo Album]: ?? ?????? ? ????? [In Memory of the Volga]

      Samara, [Russia]: (Phot. Vasilieff). [circa 1889]. Photo Album. Oblong octavo. Measures approximately 7" x 4.5", with a lithographic imprint of the studio "Phot. Vasilieff" printed in green on the rear board. Original cobalt blue beveled boards, gilt titles, with 18 original mounted photographs bound in an accordion fold. A bright, near fine copy. Each photograph with a Cyrillic caption printed in red and lightly annotated in ink by a contemporary hand with an English translation. Issued as a keepsake in Samara, Russia, a city situated at the confluence of the Volga and Samara rivers. The Samara's long and beautiful embankment and surrounding mountains have been celebrated for centuries. Included in this album from the late 1880s are many views of fishermen along the embankment, Alexander Bridge, the ancient mound "Kurgan Hill," and various prominent mountains. A handsome, well-preserved album of photographs from pre-Soviet Russia. .

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        THE MARBLE FAUN. Or the Romance of Monte Beni. Illustrated with Photogravures in two volumes. Large - Paper Edition.

      Riverside Press 1889 Testo inglese. Opera in due volumi. Cm.22x14,6. Pg.VIII, 530 complessive. Legature in piena pergamena editoriale con titoli e fregi in oro alla coperta. Ritratto dell'Autore inciso da Wilcox all'antiporta del primo volume. Con 50 fotolitografie in nero fuori testo, ciascuna con velina protettiva originale. Esemplari in barbe. Vistose bruniture. Tiratura limitata di 150 copie numerate, esemplare n°21. Importante resoconto di viaggio in Italia, pubblicato la prima volta nel 1860. Riportiamo integralmente il "Publishers' Advertisement", che illustra la particolare cura della presente, rarissima, edizione in tiratura limitata: "Ever since the first publication of The Marble Faun, travellers and lovers of Rome have used the book as a souvenir, and have found in its pages a most agreeable record of impressions created by the Eternal City and by the works of art preserved there. So satisfactory is the book in this regard that it early became the custom of visitors to Italy to collect photographs of the statues, paintings, and buildings referred to in the romance, and to interleave the book with them; and this has become so common that dealers in Rome and Florence make it their practice to keep such photographs arranged and ready for the traveller. Nevertheless, photographs are unsatisfactory pictures for such a purpose, and the volumes in which they are interleaved are apt to be displeasing to a fastidious collector. The publishers of Hawthorne's works have therefore taken the hint from this well - established custom, and have prepared the following edition, by printing the work in two volumes and adding to the text photogravures of fifty subjects. Great care has been taken by the publishers in the choice of photographs, and their selection is not a mere repetition of the dealer's choice. Every traveller knows that there is a wide difference between the best and the poorest of these photographs, and no pains have been spared to obtain the best made directly from the objects themselves. The publishers trust that they have thus given Hawthorne's classic a presentation more acceptable, not only to travellers but to all lovers of art and letters, than would have been possible had they resorted to the ordinary method of employing artists to illustrate the story. Some of the buildings illustrated have disappeared since Hawthorne saw them and wrote of them; others are likely to be altered or removed in the rapid change which is passing over Rome, and the work thus becomes a valuable record of the past as well as a pleasure to the eye".

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      0 - 3 Tomos. Sevilla. Tip. El Conservador. 1889-1890(1892)-1892(1897). 24x17 cm. T. I, XX + 702 págs. 4h. 11 láms. * T. II, 610 págs. 2h. 1 gran grabado, planta de la Catedral, 44x60 cm. láms. * T. III, 618 págs. 3h. láms. cabeceras, cum de lams, letras capitulares, holandesa piel, nervios, lomo con hierros, buenos márgenes. La librería ofrece por tiempo limitado un descuento del 10%. El precio original de este ejemplar era de 600 EUR. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sylvie and Bruno ... With forty-six illustrations by Harry Furniss

      London : Macmillan and Co., 1889, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st edition, 1st issueBookplate of Laura Joseph. Finely bound in full, contemporary aniline calf. Raised bands with contrasting gilt-blocked labels. Inner gilt dentelles. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. Minor, generalized wear to the extremities. An exceptional copy.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 400 pages; Referenced by: Williams & Madan. Lewis Carroll (1979 ed.), 217. Summary: The Narrator tells of two worlds: Victorian England and the love of Arthur and Eric for Lady Muriel; and the fairyland of Dogland, Outland, and Elfland where brother and sister fairies' father is involved in a power struggle. Subject: Fantasy. Children's literature.

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        Sylvie and Bruno [with] Sylvie and Bruno Concluded]. With Illustrations by Harry Furniss. SYLVIE AND BRUNO COMPLETE IN PUBLISHER'S BINDINGS

      Macmillan -93 1889 - 2 vols., 8vo., First Editions, with frontispieces and very numerous illustrations (a number full-page) in the text; decorative red cloth, upper and lower boards framed and blocked in gilt, gilt backs, all edges gilt, black endpapers, small cup-ring on upper board of first volume else a very good, bright, clean set. With 3pp publisher's catalogue at end of first volume. The last considerable work issued by the author. Williams 56, 66 (respectively), Williams and Madan (Green) 217, 250 (respectively). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Two Original Unsigned but Dated Watercolours Titled:] "Old Fort in the Amazon near Para, Feb. 1889" & "On the Amazon - Para, Feb. 1889."

      - Feb. 1889. Watercolours ca. 11x20,5 cm (4 ½ x 8 in) & 12x24 cm (5 x 9 ½ in). Recently matted, overall very good watercolours. Two attractive watercolours of Belém, the capital and largest city in the state of Pará, Brazil and the gateway to the Amazon. "Founded in 1616 by the Kingdom of Portugal, Belém was the first European colony on the Amazon but did not become part of Brazil until 1775." (Wikipedia). Little is known about the artist however from the photograph and watercolour of the clipper Sobraon found with these watercolours one can assume that the watercolours were created on a voyage from the United Kingdom to Australia. The Sobraon was used as an immigration ship between the England and Australia between the years 1866 and 1890.

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        The Army of the United States,

      B. M. Whitlock n.d. (1889), New York - Large folio. Half leather, spine in 6 compartments, gilt; maroon colored pebbled cloth, gilt title on the upper board; all edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. With 44 full page chromolithographed illustrations of the uniforms of the United States Army from 1775 to 1888, accompanied by Nelson's text in letterpress. The lithographs are after water colors by H. A. Ogden. Prepared and executed by the Quartermaster General of the United States under authority of the Secretary of War. Lithographed by G. H. Buek & Co. De Luxe edition, one of 1500 copies of which this is No. 51. Reissued in 1959 and 1998, but the reissues are a pale reflection of the beauty of the original chromolithographs. Now rare complete with all 44 plates present, many copies having been disbound to have the plates framed. We note some small repairs to the cloth boards, a bump on one edge, and two mended marginal tears on the title page else this is a near fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Der fünfte Kongreß des Deutschen Schachbundes. Frankfurt a.m. 1887

      Leipzig: Verlag von Veit & Co, 1889 288 pages with table and diagrams. Octavo (8 3/4" x 5 3/4") bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. (Bibliotheca Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana:5223) First edition. George Henry Mackenzie was born on March 24, 1834 in North Kessock, Scotland. In 1856, at the age of 19, he purchased a commission in the 60th Rifles (the King?s Royal Rifle Corps). He served as a Lieutenant in the British army, primarily in Ireland, but went to India in 1857 during the Sepoy Rebellion. He resigned his army commission in 1861 to become a professional chess player. In 1862, he won a handicap tournament in London, defeating Adolf Anderssen and Frederick Deacon. In 1862, he defeated Reverend George MacDonnell in a match in Dublin, Ireland (+6-3=1). In 1863 he emigrated to the United States and enlisted in the Union Army. After 15 weeks as a private, he earned the rank of Captain in charge of a Black regiment. Mackenzie later deserted and was discharged from the Union Army. In 1864 he rejoined the Army and fought with distinction in three battles. However, he was arrested again on the previous desertion charges and imprisoned. He was released in May, 1865 where he moved to New York and started playing chess. In 1866, he won a tournament in New York. In March 1866, Mackenzie defeated Gustave Reichelm in New York in a match (+5-0=2). In 1867, Mackenzie defeated Reichhelm in Philadelphia (+7-0=2) for the title of U.S. Chess Champion. In 1887 he won the 5th German Chess Championship in Frankfurt (+13-3=4). He, thus, became the first American chess player to win an international event. Some of the greats of the day played in this tournament with Blacburne and Weiss coming in tied for second and third with scores of 13 1/2. One and a half points behind Mackenzie. Von Bardeleben held sole 4th with 13. Berger and Tarrasch tied for 5th through 6th with 12. Englisch held 7th with a total of 11 1/2.Condition:Rebound, title tape repair with small chip and several tears else about very good.

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        A monograph of oriental Cicadidae. Published by order of the trustees of the Indian Museum, Calcutta.

      - London, King & Co/ Calcutta, Indian Museum, 1889-1892. 7 parts. Large-4to. pp. 157, (1), ix, (5), with 15 partly handcoloured lithographed plates. Original printed wrappers. B.M.(N.H.) I, 298; Nissen ZBI, 1113. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Les types de Paris

      Edition du Figaro, 1889. In / 4 reliure demi - chagrin rouge, dos à nerfs à filet et tires dorés, couvertures conservées, illustrations en noir et en couleur de Jean François Raffaëlli, 162 p. Diverses excellentes plumes ont participé à l?élaboration de cet ouvrage : A. Daudet, H. Gréville, E. Zola, G. de Maupassant, E. de Goncourt, O. Mirbeau, R. Marx, F. Champsaur, ... relié Bon état

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        Historic and Picturesque Savannah

      Boston Photogravure Co., Boston 1889 - First edition bound in green cloth with gold stamped lettering & picto rial design. Fold-out frontis plate of General Oglethorpes' will , b&w photographs & drawings through-out. A VG copy, has a stamp on the tit le page that reads "Brother's of Christian Instruction, Biddeford, Mai ne" & an indentical stamp on the rear endpaper. Spine has a faint "H" painted on & a discolored spot where something (sticker? ) was removed . Book has two small ink spots on the front cover & the spine else cle an & attractive. Endpapers have a mild tan. Front fly has a short clos ed tear at the bottom edge. Hinges are tight, text is clean. A solid, decent copy of a surprisingly scarce book [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LA ESPAÑA MODERNA. Revista Ibero-Americana (CASI COMPLETA). Núms 1 año I a 312 año 26 y último (102 tomos) (desde 1889 a 1914) (solo faltan 2 tomos: 4º trimestre de 1900, 3r trim. 1902)

      Imps. Manuel Tello - Perez Dubrull -Moreno - España Moderna 1889-1914, Madrid - . 620 pp. aprox cada tomo. 306 números encuadernados por trimestres (4 tomos por año, excepto 1901: 3 cuatrimestres) Incluye tomo con índices de 1899 a 1910) (papel amarillento; tomos 1º de 1900 y 4º de 1892, 1894, 1903 con parte del lomo algo estropeada por humedad; 1 tomo tela lomo arrancada; 5 tomos con cubiertas estropeadas, y encuadernación suelta; sello seco propietario en portadas) (gastos de envio NO INCLUIDOS, pago por transferencia previa) . REVISTA LITERATURA CULTURA CRONICA SOCIAL POLITICA 49513 AL-05-06 Muy buen estado general (excepto 6 tomos) Holandesa en tela negra y cartone jaspeado con puntas [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mechanical Pastimes: Being the First Volume of the New Series of "Amateur Work, Illustrated," A Practical Magazine of Constructive and Decorative Art and Manual Labor

      Ward, Lock and Co. 1889 - 1889 Ward, Lock and Co. 586 pages, with an index and ads at the endpapers. Includes several hundred illustrations in black and white, along with several fold-out project plans for such contraptions as "A Syren for Producing Musical Tones," constructing "A Small Cabinet," installing a "Tennis Net Arrangement" (torn from text block), constructing "An Astronomical Telescope", etc. Poor/None. This relatively scarce hardcover volume has significant wear and soiling to the decorative red and black cloth boards, with gilt accents along the spine. There is a nick at the head of the spine. The hinges are split and in need of repair. The text is unmarked, albeit tanned and slightly foxed. 100% satisfaction guaranteed. We process and ship orders daily, securely and with delivery confirmation. The sale of this item benefits the Wichita Public Library. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die europäische Türkei. 2 Bände

      Wien: Tempsky 1889 - OHLdr., 674 S., 564 S., 4° mit Rückenvergoldung. Decken mit schönem Musterpapier überzogen. Gemusterte Vorsätze. Gefärbter Schnitt. Erster Band mit Frontispizblatt des Verfassers versehen. Beide Einbände in gutem Zustand, nur Titelblatt des zweiten Bandes gering eingerissen. Sehr selten. sehr guter Zustand. Book Language/s: de [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les types de Paris

      - Edition du Figaro, 1889. In/4 reliure demi-chagrin rouge, dos à nerfs à filet et tires dorés, couvertures conservées, illustrations en noir et en couleur de Jean François Raffaëlli, 162 p. Diverses excellentes plumes ont participé à l’élaboration de cet ouvrage : A. Daudet, H. Gréville, E. Zola, G. de Maupassant, E. de Goncourt, O. Mirbeau, R. Marx, F. Champsaur, .

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        Historic and Picturesque Savannah

      Boston Photogravure Company, Boston 1889 - 4to. xviii, [1], 268pp. Folding frontis document. Illustrated by Georgia Weymouth. Light green cloth hardcover with gilt borders, gilt stamped picturesque cover design and title. Gilt title on spine. Gilt top edge. Inscribed by author to "Mr. H. L. Johnson, Washington D.C. With the Compliments of the writer, Adelaide Wilson. Atlanta Ga March Second 1900. Very clean inside and hinges are very sturdy. Near fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Palingenesia Iuris Civilis. Iuris Consultorum reliquiae quae Iustiniani digestis continentur ceteraque Iuris Prudentiae Civilis fragmenta minora secundum Auctores et libros disposuit Otto Lenel.

      Leipzig, Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1889.. 2 Bde. 4to. (I:) Tb., 3 Bll., Titelblatt, 1308 Spalten; (II:) Tb., 1264 Spalten. Neuere, schlichte rote Halbleinenbände (mit aufgebrachten Originalrückenbezügen).. Die Zeit von Kaiser Augustus bis in die Mitte des 3. Jahrhunderts wird als klassische Jurisprudenz der Prinzipatszeit bezeichnet. In dieser Zeit erlebte das Ius Romanum jene Blütezeit, die dann wesentlich Eingang gefunden hat im Corpus iuris civilis. Das Ius Romanum, auch dessen Wissenschaft, ist im wesentlichen kasuistisch, auch seine Kommentare und Systeme sind kasuistisch. Diese Kasuistik, die keinesfalls spitzfindig oder formelhaft, sondern lebendig-praktisch sich uns bietet, ist intensiv bestrebt, den Reichtum und die Mannigfaltigkeit des wirklichen Lebens zu erfassen und zu beherrschen. Der römische Jurist nannte diese Kunst die "ars boni et aequi". Die Schriften dieser klassischen Juristen fanden breiten Eingang in die Digesten des Corpus iuris civilis, jedoch auseinandergerissen, verkürzt, teilweise verändert. Eine Darstellung der klassischen römische Jurisprudenz bietet die Palingenesia von Otto Lenel. Die Digesten bestehen bekanntlich großteils aus exzerpierten Klassikerstellen, die in bestimmter Ordnung in den einzelnen Titeln der Bücher angeordnet sind. Alle diese Exzerpte aus Klassikerschriften sind durch Herkunftsangaben in den Inskriptionen der Fragmente gekennzeichnet. Ein mechanisches Aneinanderreihen der in den Fragmenten angezeigten Inskriptionen müsste zu den wiederhergestellten Schriften der römischen Klassiker führen. Doch auch in die Inskriptionen haben sich beim Zusammenstellen der Digesten Fehler eingeschlichen. Beim Aufsuchen des ursprünglichen Zusammenhangs muß der Inhalt des einzureihenden Fragments ausschlaggebend sein. Dies musste kritisch geprüft sein. Die Feststellung der Materienfolge ist wohl die schwierigste und anspruchsvollste Arbeit, die Otto Lenel im Gegensatz zu den Vorversuchen, etwa der Palingenesia von Karl Ferdinand Hommel (1722-1781) geleistet hat. Hinzu kommt das Aufdecken Justinianischer Interpolationen. Diese philologischen Arbeiten sind nicht mehr steigerbar. Otto Lenel, der in der Pandektenwissenschaft ausgebildet wurde, ist keiner Schule zuzuordnen. In seinem Lebenswerk, die Wiederherstellung der Schriften der klassischen römischen Juristen, war er ein Pionier und hat dem Archetypus aller europäischen Rechtswissenschaft ein ewiges Denkmal errichtet. - NDB XIV,204f. (E. Bund); Kleinheyer-Schröder, 2.A., 1996. S. 493f. mit weiteren Literaturangaben.

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        Le Patissier Moderne Suivi D'Un Traité de Confiserie D'Office

      Paris: Garnier Frères, 1889. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good. M. Blitz. Decorative red cloth, light wear at the corners, spine and top of rear board faded. Clean and unmarked internally. 262 in text illustrations. xvi, 997pp. Cagle 203, Vicaire 386. Haute cuisine of the first order in the spirit and footsteps of Carême. Size: 4to (quarto). Illustrator: M. Blitz. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Inventory No: CAT000128.

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        Les Douze Mois de 1889

      Paris: A. Lahure, 1889. First edition. 4to. Original publisher's gilt-lettered brown cloth. Calendar of 12 exquisite color plates by Eugene Grasset for 1889 on card stock mounted on tabs at the spine (as issued). A wonderful and rather scarcecalendar by Grasset showcasing his Art Nouveau flair for color and line, predating Les Mois by six years. A clear bright and essentially fine copy.

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        Geschichte der Königlich Preußischen Fahnen und Standarten seit dem Jahre 1807,

      . 1. + 2. Band. Berlin, Verlag Mittler & Sohn, 1889, Gebundene Ausgabe, Halbledereinband Großformat, 529 + 408 Seiten, 16 Farbtafeln mit Fahnen, Standarten und Fahnenbändern, unter Verwendung der alten Einbände neu gebunden, dies jedoch kaum zu sehen, sonst Zustand 2 (T1720).

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        Geschichte der Königlich Preußischen Fahnen und Standarten seit dem Jahre 1807. Bearbeitet vom Königlichen Kriegsministerium. 2 Bände + 1 Nachtragsband.

      Berlin, Mittler, 1889-1890.. Mit insgesamt 20 (davon 18 doppelblattgroßen) chromolithographierten Tafeln, teils gold- bzw. silbergeprägt. XI, 529; VIII, 408 Seiten; 1 Blatt, Seiten 531-555, Seiten 409- 463 (so komplett). 27,5 x 19,5 cm, Original-Halbleder mit Rückenschild, reicher Rücken- und Deckelvergoldung, marmoriertem Schnitt.. Erste Ausgabe. Lipperheide Rb 9. - Standardwerk über die preußischen Fahnen und Standarten. Mit einem seltenen Nachtragsband, der 4 zusätzliche chromolithographierte Tafeln enthält. - Rückenkanten gering berieben. Titel mit Namenszug. Prachtvolles, insgesamt frisches, sauberes Exemplar mit den prachtvollen Chromotafeln. Wie hier vor liegend mit dem Nachtragsband sehr selten.

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        Geschichte der Königlich Preußischen Fahnen und Standarten seit dem Jahre 1807,

      . 1. Band. Berlin, Verlag Mittler & Sohn, 1889, Gebundene Ausgabe, Halbledereinband (Fürstenausgabe), Großformat, 529 Seiten, Einband leicht berieben, Zustand 2- (T683).

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        Liv og Breve med et Kapitel Selvbiografi udgivne af hans Søn Francis Darwin. 3 vols.

      Fagerstrand pr. Høvig, Bibliothek for de tusen hjem, (1889). 8vo. 3 vols in later printed full cloth. Bindings with light soiling and miscolouring to spines. All three volumes with ex-libris (Olga Siegfried Wagner). A fine set. (Frontispiece), 445, (1) pp.; (Frontispiece), 456 pp.; (Frontispiece), 488 pp.. The rare first Norwegian translation of Darwin's "The life and letters of Charles Darwin, including an autobiographical chapter" - being the first translation of any of Darwin's works into Norwegian ("Origin" was translated into Norwegian in 1890).A complete Danish translation of the work has never been published and the first Swedish translation did not appear until 1959. Due to the similarities between Danish, Swedish and Norwegian, this edition in effect introduced Darwin's letters and autobiography to Scandinavia.Martin Simon Søraas is listed as translator on all three title-pages whereas Freeman lists Peder Jacobsen Ulleland as having translated vol. 1. and Martin Simon Søraas as having translated vol. 2 and 3. Ulleland is listed in Freeman as having translated vol. 1 because he initiated a translation but only finished volume 1. Sørensen (the publisher) quickly discovered that Ulleland did not have the required skills as a translator and Sørensen fired him. Eventually Søraas was hired and he translated all three volumes. Freeman 1528

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        Le Morte Darthur. The Original Edition of WIlliam Caxton Now Reprinted and Edited with an Introduction and Glossary By H. Oskar Sommer, Ph.D. With an Essay on MaloryÕs prose style by Andrew Lang

      London: David Nutt, 1889. 3 vols. in 2, very thick large 8vo, x, (6), 861, (3); ix, 230, (2); xxv, 338pp. With folding charts in the text. Half brown brown morocco lettered in gilt, gilt tops, untrimmed, a very good set with vol. 2 bound to style. Bookplate of William Dudley Oliver. Vol. 1 contains the facsimile of Caxton's edition; vol. 2 Sommer's notes, glossary and bibliography of the Morte d'arthur; vol. 3 contains Lang's essay and Sommer's notes on sources. Scholarhip dated but still of importance, the facsimile attractively presented. One of the rarest books in English literature, CaxtonÕs Malory exists in one known complete copy, and one incomplete. As it is in the Grolier English 100, only one library in the world has a complete set (the Morgan Library, NY). Not a very rare edition, but pleasantly produced.

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        The Noted Breweries of Great Britain and Ireland

      London: Sir Joseph Causton & Sons,, [1889?-91]. 4 volumes, quarto (245 x 190 mm). Contemporary dark green cloth, bevelled boards, titles and floral decorations to spines and front boards gilt, all edges gilt, green floral pattern endpapers. Numerous engravings throughout, including views and plans of various breweries. Extremities slightly rubbed, minor wear to spine ends and corners, inner hinges gently cracked but holding firm, free endpapers tanned, light foxing throughout. A very good set. First edition of this richly illustrated guide to British and Irish breweries, written by the English distillery and brewery historian Alfred Barnard (1837?-1918). With loosely inserted autograph letter signed by the author, dated 11 July 1891, addressed to Alfred Pope. In the latter half of the 19th century, Pope was part owner of the Dorchester-based brewery Eldridge Pope; Barnard's letter to him briefly discusses the publishing of Barnard's work as well as the breweries mentioned in the series. Also included is another letter and a small hand-written note, both addressed to Pope, as well as a small advertisement for Gudgeon & Sons.

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        Noted Breweries of Great Britain & Ireland.

      London: Joseph Causton & Sons. - Circa 1889. Three volumes. First edition. Each volume is 7 ¼ in x 10 in. Vol. I: xvi, 459. Vol. II: [4]-485, followed by 16 pp. of ads; Vol. III: [4]-562, followed by 12 pp. of ads. Illustrated. Original dark green cloth with gilt tilting and designs. Some inner hinges starting on these very heavy volumes. Very scarce and well-preserved. Weight of the set is 10.5 lbs. Postage will be extra on this item. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Die Suggestion und ihre Heilwirkung.

      Leipzig; Wien: Deuticke, 1888 u. 1889 (Erstausgabe). - Autorisierte deutsche Ausgabe von Sigmund Freud. Zwei Hälften in einem Band,16 S. Verlagswerbung, XXVI, 414 S. mit Abbildungen im Text, Gr. 8?, Originalbroschur, Rücken musste neu aufgezogen werden, Einband lichtrandig u. Fleck (1 cm), einzelne, wenige Stockflecken im ganzen Buch verteilt, Titelseite mit zwei Einrissen in der zweiten Hälfte, sonst dem Alter entsprechend guter Zustand. - - - Bitte beachten Sie: Auf Grund der besonderen Versandkostenvorgabe von AbeBooks (der Preis richtet sich nicht nach Gewicht, sondern nach Anzahl der Artikel), kann es bei schwereren oder mehrbändigen Werken zu höheren Portokosten kommen. - - - Please note: Because of AbeBooks' special requirement for shipping fees (price is per item, not per weight) shipping charges may be higher with heavy books or when comprising several volumes. 970 g 1 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Mechanical Pastimes: Being the First Volume of the New Series of "Amateur Work, Illustrated," A Practical Magazine of Constructive and Decorative Art and Manual Labor

      Ward, Lock and Co.. Hardcover. 1889 Ward, Lock and Co. 586 pages, with an index and ads at the endpapers. Includes several hundred illustrations in black and white, along with several fold-out project plans for such contraptions as "A Syren for Producing Musical Tones," constructing "A Small Cabinet," installing a "Tennis Net Arrangement" (torn from text block), constructing "An Astronomical Telescope", etc. Poor/None. This relatively scarce hardcover volume has significant wear and soiling to the decorative red and black cloth boards, with gilt accents along the spine. There is a nick at the head of the spine. The hinges are split and in need of repair. The text is unmarked, albeit tanned and slightly foxed. 100% satisfaction guaranteed. We process and ship orders daily, securely and with delivery confirmation. The sale of this item benefits the Wichita Public Library. . Fair. 1889.

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        Du sang et de ses altérations anatomiques.

      Paris, G. Masson, 1889. - 1 fort vol. in-8, XXVI, 1035 pp., 126 figures dans le texte, noires et en couleurs, toile brune (reliure de l'éditeur) avec quelques petites traces de frottement, bon exemplaire. Premier ouvrage moderne sur l'hématologie. Il comporte un important chapitre (pp. 207-322) sur la physiologie de l'hémostase, dans laquelle Hayem s'est illustré, démontrant notamment le rôle des plaquettes (hématoblastes). Hayem avait conçu avec Malassez, dès 1875, des microcuves à numération et avait le premier, en 1878, précisé la méthode de comptage des plaquettes. Cet ouvrage renferme aussi un chapitre notable sur la chlorose (pp.614 à 751). "The greatly increased knowledge of the chemistry of hemoglobin was complementary to the studies of Hayem on erythrocytes and hemoglobin in chlorosis." (Wintrobe, p. 173). Dans la drépanocytose (sickle-cell anemia), "Hayem described many real and artifactual distorsions of red cell shape." (Wintrobe, p. 320) Georges Hayem (1841-1933), né à Paris, obtint, après une carrière brillante, la chaire de clinique médicale à Saint-Antoine. Il est considéré comme le fondateur de l'hématologie moderne. Il fut membre de l'Académie de Médecine. Garrison & Morton, 883 et 3130 ; Wintrobe, p. 22, 64, 82, 173, 320, 552-553, 620, 639 ; Dreyfus, pp. 38-40 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les Moeurs et la Caricature en France.

      A La Librairie Illustrée 1889 - Fort volume très grand in-8 ( 295 X 215 mm ) de XII-690 pages, demi-chagrin rouge vermillon à coins, dos à 5 nerfs janséniste, tête dorée, couverture et dos illustrés conservés, non rogné, témoins. Huit planches en couleurs, quarante-cinq planches hors texte, et 490 illustrations dans le texte. A la fin bibliographie et biographie commentées des illustrateurs et des journaux et revues illustrées de caricatures. Edition originale et premier tirage. Exemplaire enrichi de la gravure originale coloriée à l'aquarelle ( 185 X 230 mm ) volante de la page 90: La famille anglaise à Paris. petite tache sombre au dernier compartiment, sinon superbe exemplaire du meilleur ouvrage sur le sujet. Humour beaux-arts caricature [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Australia Twice Traversed

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, Limited, 1889. Two volumes, octavo, with 21 plates, six folding coloured maps and illustrations in the text; in the fully pictorial grey-green cloth boards, lettered in gilt, untrimmed; spines a bit faded and rubbed, slightly loose, corners and extremities slightly frayed; the F.G. Coles copy with bookplate. "The last of the Australian explorers..." First edition: 'arguably the most handsomely produced of late nineteenth-century Australian books' (Wantrup).Giles, with some justice, called himself 'the last of the Australian explorers', and was the first to attempt the crossing from the Telegraph Line to Western Australia. In 1872 he set off from Chambers Pillar with two companions on a modest expedition, financed largely with the help of Ferdinand von Mueller. Failing to cross Lake Amadeus, he turned back, but not before he had traversed some 1000 miles of hitherto uncharted territory. Giles cherished the hope of making a successful crossing, and although 'forestalled by Peter Warburton and John Forrest, Giles succeeded in his cherished aim of making an overland crossing from South to Western Australia in 1875. Equipped with camels by Thomas Elder, he set out from Beltana and went for supplies to Port Augusta whence he proceeded first north-west and then west along a string of waterholes, Wynbring, Ooldea, Ooldabinna and Boundary Dam, until he reached the Western Australian border.' (ADB)Australia Twice Traversed represents the collected narratives of Ernest Giles's five expeditions through the centre and the west of Australia from 1872 to 1876. Giles struggled repeatedly to find an overland route to Western Australia, but it was not until his expedition of 1875-6 that he achieved the extraordinary feat of crossing the continent from South to Western Australia, via the Great Victoria Desert, and returning via Gibson's Desert (which he had earlier named after one of his men).This is among the most handsome of nineteenth-century Australian books, and one of the most popular of all Australian exploration accounts.

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