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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.

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        Histoire de la Societe Francaise Pendant la Revolution

      Paris - Maison Quantin 1889 - A copy of Histoire de la Societe Francaise Pendant la Revolution by Edmond et Jules de Goncourt. One of 25 examples on Japanese paper. An excellent copy internally. Well worth the time and trouble to reback and would then be a lovely copy. With 44 plates in black and white and colour. The Goncourt brothers were Edmond de Goncourt (1822) and Jules de Goncourt (1830), both French naturalism writers who as collaborative sibling authors, were inseparable in life. Condition: In a half mottledcalf leather binding with brown cloth covered boards. Externally, a trifle rubbed. Backstrip is lifting. Front board is held by cords only. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean. Overall: GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, FROM THE EARLIEST PERIOD TO THE PRESENT TIME (4 VOLUME SET IN PURPLE LINEN PORTFOLIOS) (INDIA PROOF EDITION)

      Gebbie. Very Good; ***SALE. The price of this item has been temporarily reduced by . 40%. Sale price ends soon!***. 1889. India Proof Edition. Hardcover. 4 portfolios (Sections 4, 5, 6, and 7) . Purple linen cloth covers have very light wear and slight discoloration to edges. They are in very good- condition. Each cover has its original black ties. Text plus 49 laid in India Proofs. Each proof is a portrait of a reverend. Folio 12"x15.5". India proofs and text are in very good+ condition! .

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        A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

      Charles L. Webster, New York 1889 - First edition with "The S King" on page 59, 1889, hardcover with decorative green cloth boards, octavo, 575pp., illustrated in b&w. Book VG with wear to spine ends and corners, rubbing to spine hinges and boards, mild soil to spine and boards, binding tight, text clean and unmarked. No DJ, but in protective mylar. See photos. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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        Album mit 12 montierten Original-Photographien.

      (Paris, Hautecoeur, Ca. 1889).. (19 x 26 cm). 12 Bll. Mit 12 montierten Original-Photographien in Albumin (12 x 19 cm). Roter Original-Halblederband mit dreiseitigem Goldschnitt.. Dekoratives Album, vermutlich zur Weltausstellung 1889 erschienen. Es enthält Abzüge Pariser Monumente und Sehenswürdigkeiten (mit gedruckter Umrandung und Bildunterschrift), darunter ein Blick über die Dächer zum Eifelturm, die Oper mit der Straße davor, den Place de la Concorde, den Arc de Triomphe, das Palais du Trocadero, den Eiffelturm, das Rathaus, Notre-Dame etc. Einige der Fotos wirken durch die abgebildeten Personen und Fuhrwerke sehr lebendig. - Trägerkartons und Buchdeckel durch die Montage leicht gewölbt. Vorsätze mit kleinem Stempel und leicht eingerissen. Einband minimal fleckig und bestoßen. Insgesamt wohlerhalten. - Vgl. Koetzle, Eyes on Paris, S. 10-11.

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        Farbige Decorationen vom XV-XIX Jarhhundert

      Berlin: Verlag of Ernst Wasmuth, 1889. 80 chromolithograph plates. Loose as issued in portfolio.

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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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        The Danites in the Sierras

      Chicago: Belford-Clarke Co., 1889. Trade Paperback Trade Paperback. Very Good. 287 pages. A new edition of First Fam'lies of the Sierras, issued as No. 2, Vo. 6 of The Household Library, with a new preface by Miller. The Danites were a secret, murderous sect of Mormons. Bibliography of American Literature 13818. Originally bound in paper wrappers, this copy was rebound in morocco and purple cloth by San Francisco's Phillps' bindery perhaps a centruy ago. This is the dedication, inscribed by Miller across the entire title page, 'Dear Lil H Coit -- as we were 'boys' together; & you have been true all these long fine years that have passed since then, I have without your permission dedicated this book to you. Read it - the dedication I mean - and then deliver the book to The Bohemians. Yours, Joaquin Miller. Xmas 89.' Lillie Hitchcock Coit is the namesake of Coit Tower in San Francisco. A terrific association and a nice link to the Bohemian Club, of which Miller was a member.

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        The Army of the United States

      New York: B. M. Whitlock, n.d. (1889). First edition.. Softcover. Near fine. Illustrated by H. A. Ogden. 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.

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        On the Electromotive Changes connected with the Beat of the Mammalian Heart, and of the Human Heart in particular (pp.16-194, 9 Fig.).

      . Phil. Trans. B., 180 (1889). - London, Harrison & and Sons, 1890, 4°, XI, (1), 357 pp., 39 Taf., Kalbsledereinband der Zeit; feines Exemplar.. First Edition! - Augustus Desire Waller (1856-1922) "was the first to learn that the electric potential of the heart could be recorded from the surface of the intact body; in 1887 he obtained the first electrocardiogram or record of the potential variations from the human heart (Fig. 59). He also obtained electrocardiograms from excised hearts of laboratory animals in an attempt to learn the differences between tracings obtained with electrodes placed on the surface of the body and those obtained with electrodes placed directly upon the heart. - Waller made many observations on man as well as on animals. As a result of his studies, in 1887 he was able to predict, for the first time, the reversal of the electrocardiographic pattern in dextrocardia with situs inversus (Fig. 61). He was also one of the first to conceive of the single dipole to explain the heart's electric field. Although he did not use the term "dipole," it is obvious that he understood the meaning and, to some extent, the significance of the dipole concept. - Waller was not impressed with the diagnostic possibilities of the capillary electrometer. It was Willem Einthoven who saw differences between normal subjects and people with heart disease in the relatively crude records obtained with this instrument, and it was he who realized the need to record cardiac action potentials with greater accuracy. - Between 1893 and 1896, George J. Burch and Willem Einthoven advanced the mathematical theory of the electrocardiogram and devised methods of calibrating and correcting records obtained." George E.Burch & Nicholas P. DePasquale , A History of Electrocardiography (1990), pp.104-105 - - see - Alfred P. Fishmann & Dickinson W.Richards: Circulation of the Blood. Men and Ideas (1964), pp.349

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        LE LIVRE DU CENTENAIRE DU JOURNAL DES DEBATS 1789 - 1889

      PLON 1889 - R200008229: 630 pages illustrée de 10 héliogravures ht, 6 eaux-fortes ht, 8 fac-similés ht. Edition originale. Exemplaire numéroté 264 sur papier de cuve, nominatif, avec DOUBLE ETAT, dont un sur Chine, des 16 héliogravures et eaux-fortes In-4 Relié cuir dos-coins. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos frotté. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 800-LITTERATURE (BELLES-LETTRES) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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 . [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Heritage of Dedlow Marsh and Other Tales

      London: Macmillan. 1889. First. First English edition, issued a few weeks after the American edition. Two volumes. Decorative blue cloth. Slight nicking to the crown of volume one, a nice, very good or better copy. This copy Inscribed by the author on the half-title: "Madame Van de Velde, from her friend Bret Harte, 15 Hamilton Terrace (?), London, N.W. Oct 19:/89." Harte spent the last twenty years of his life in England, where he acquired an agent and a mentor in Hydeline Van de Velde. After the failures of his health and finances in the later part of the 1870s, she encouraged him to write about the American West. Despite the fact that Harte remained married, he stayed with Van de Velde (in some scholarly work he has been described as a "kept" man). He died at her country home and she buried him in the churchyard of St. Peter's, Frimley, England under a red granite stone engraved with a line from one of his own poems: "Death Shall Reap the Braver Harvest." According to BAL this title was advertised for publication on October 18, and the British Museum received their copy on the 19th -- the day this copy was inscribed, thus this is a very early copy and a wonderful association. .

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        Physiker, 1918 Nobelpreis für Physik, Begründer der Quantentheorie (1858-1947): Gedruckte Visitenkarte mit 4 eigenh. Zeilen. Berlin 16. V. 1933.

      . . Eigenhändig: "Herzlichen Dank sagt Ihnen, verehrter Hr. Kollege, für Ihren freundlichen Glückwunsch Ihr ergebener [weiter gedruckter Text der Visitenkarte:] Professor Dr. Max Planck / Geheimer Regierungsrat // Berlin-Grunewald 16.5.33 [das Datum wieder eigenhändig] Wangenheimstr. 21" - Ab 1889 hatte Max Planck eine Professur in Berlin und zog 1905 mit seiner Familie in die Wangenheimstraße 21. - Am 23. April 1933, also im Jahre der Machtergreifung Hitlers (der am 20. April 44 Jahre geworden war) hatte Max Planck seinen 75. Geburtstag gefeiert. - Schwache Knickspur am oberen Rand, aber sehr schön.

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        The Fairy Books: Blue, Red, Green, Yellow, Pink, Grey, Violet, Crimson, Brown, Orange, Olive and Lilac

      Longmans, Green and Co, 1889-1910. First Edition. Very Good. London: Longmans, Green & Company, 1889-1910. The Fairy Books, complete in twelve volumes. All are First Editions and First Printings: Blue (1889), Red (1890), Green (1892), Yellow (1894), Pink (1897), Grey (1900), Violet (1901), Crimson (1903), Brown (1904), Orange (1906), Olive (1907), Lilac (1910). The volumes range in condition from Very Good to Fine. Light, typical signs of age are present. Some show foxing, light edge wear, soiling, or rubbing to gilt stamping. Spines are slightly faded on the Pink, Lilac, Red, Orange and Crimson books. Bookplate removed from the Blue and Lilac volumes, with a bit of corrective fluid over the scars. Previous owner inscription to Grey. Pink has one plate colored-in with pencil, marking to cover, and a glue repair to rear hinge; tissue guard chipped at corner. Crimson front hinge tender, with a few hinges lightly exposed, overall wear. Olive shows an area of slight discoloration to the bottom of the front board. Grey has a few tiny speckled dots to the front cover. Laid in is a card signed by Andrew Lang; the card has a tiny ding to its bottom edge. This set is quite a sight to behold in their original bindings, adorned with beautiful gilt decorations.

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        Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1889 26th edition

      London: John Wisden & Co. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued. Page edges browning. 1889. First Edition. Maroon hardback cloth cover. Modern rebind. 160mm x 100mm (6" x 4"). xxxx, 356pp + ads. Original covers not bound in. .

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        ALGIERS ILLUSTRATED.

      London ;- Sampson Low Marston Searle & Rivington Limited 1889 - Fine First Edition. SUPERBLY ILLUSTRATED WITH 100 STUNNING FULL-PAGE PHOTOGRAVURES BY MR. COURTULEMENT, OF ALGIERS FROM NEGATIVES TAKEN BY THE AUTHOR AND A FRIEND DURING 1887 - 1888. Quarto. Half contemporary Calf / rebacked leather to match / gilt in compartments. (some light staining to rear cover) New endpapers. T.e.gilt. A Beautiful Book ! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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        BOUDOUSQUIE'S REFERENCE MAP OF MOBILE AND VICINITY.

      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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        Dictionnaire encyclopédique des sciences médicales.

      Paris, P. Asselin, successeur de Labé, Victor Masson et fils, 1864 - 1889. - 100 Bände. (alles Erschienene). Mit zahlreichen Textholzschnitten und einigen gestochenen Tafeln. Grüne Halblederbände der Zeit mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln. 24 x 15,5 cm. Herausgegeben von Jacques Raige-Delorme, Amédée Dechambre, L. Lereboullet und L. Hahn. Das Werk erschien in 5 nicht nummerisch, sondern alphabetisch geordneten Serien: Serie 1 (36 Bde.), Serie 4 (16 Bde.), Serie 2 (27 Bde.), Serie 3 (18 Bde.) und Serie 5 (3 Bde.). - "Im gleichen Jahr (1864) kam auch der erste Band des ‘Dictionnaire encyclopedique des sciences medicales’ heraus, an dem hundertneunundsiebzig Autoren, darunter Pasteur und Littre, unter der Leitung von A. Dechambre, mitarbeiteten: dieses monumentale Werk stellt das gesamte medizinische Wissen der zweiten Hälfte des 19. Jahrhunderts dar" (R. Toellner, Illustrierte Geschichte der Medizin 6, 3020). - Teilweise etwas berieben und bestoßen, Rücken aufgehellt, mit kleinen Abweichungen in Farbe und Größe, 1 Band mit einseitig gelöstem Rücken. Einige Bände mit angeplatzten Innengelenken, teilweise mit gestempeltem Vorsatz oder Reihentitel, Vorsätze leicht gebräunt, innen sauber und nahezu fleckenfrei. Insgesamt dekorative Reihe!

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        Observations on Some Rare Diseases of the Skin

      London - Smith, Elder and Co 1889 - A scarce medical text, exploring rare diseases that affect the skin. Presentation copy, with inscription from the author, given to the library of the Birmingham Medical Institute. Featuring four coloured plates to the rear, and a coloured frontispiece. Collated complete. Focusing on Granuloma Fungoides, Erythrasma, A Nodose Condition of the Hair, and Pruritus Hiemalis. Condition: In original cloth binding with gilt lettering to the front board and spine. Externally, sound with light rubbing to the Spine. Corrective fluid to the spine. Front hinge is slightly strained. Bookplate to the front free endpaper. Internally, firmly bound bright, and generally clean, aside from the odd handling mark and occasional spot. Overall: VERY GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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        MONTEREY COUNTY: ITS GENERAL FEATURES, RESOURCES, ATTRACTIONS, AND INDUCEMENTS TO INVESTORS AND HOME SEEKERS.

      E.S. Harrison [ca 1889], [Salinas, CA] - 4to. 88 pp. Double-page map of Monterey County. Illustrated throughout from photographs and engravings. "Souvenir Edition" in gilt on front board. Originally published in wrappers, the front cover likely served as the title page, as this edition has no title page, apparently as issued. Specially bound in the publisher's full brown morocco, blind-stamped decorations, front cover lettered in gilt; a Taber photograph of the Hotel Del Monte laid down to front board, AEG. From the Newton A. Cope, Sr. library with his decorative bookplate; also a Pacific Union Club wine label affixed to inside front board. A very good copy (front hinge starting; Index page partially separated; light wear to extremities; small bump to upper & lower edge) Scarce and early history of Monterey and its surroundings, including Pacific Grove, Del Monte, Salinas, Carmel, etc., Lists and describes numerous residences, ranches, and buildings, etc. Biographical sketches of prominent residents. A large edition of this work has been prepared in pamphlet form, and published for the Salinas City Board of Trade. (Rocq 5514; not in Cowan). Next day shipping. Celebrating our 20th year - all domestic orders ship with Delivery Confirmation Tracking Number - Images available upon request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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        Wolfeborough, N. H. Lake Winnipesaukee (New Hampshire)

      George E. Norris, Brockton, Mass. 1889 - Lithograph with hand-coloring. Drawn and Published by Geo. E. Norris, Brockton, Mass. 1889. The Burleigh Lith. Est., Troy, N.Y. Sheet size: 18 x 25 7/8". Inventory#: p136pmat.

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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]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        THE ARMY AND NAVY OF THE UNITED STATES

      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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        ANNO DOMINI 2000; OR WOMAN'S DESTINY.

      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. 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. 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) [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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        Lyrics from the Dramatists of the Elizabethan Age

      [by C. Whittingham and Co at the Chiswick Press for] John C. Nimmo, London 1889 - Title printed in red and black. 8vo. Large Paper copy. [222 x 137 x 30 mm]. xxviii, 243 pp. Contemporary binding by Zaehnsdorf (signed in gilt on front turn-in and with blind oval stamp at rear) of green goatskin, the covers tooled in gilt, the front with the title lettered at the centre surrounded by rococo ornaments, roses and long leafy stems on a dotted background, within a single fillet border; the rear cover with the decoration confined to the lower and right hand sides. The spine divided into six panels with gilt compartments, lettered in the second and fourth and at the foot, the others with matching ornaments, leafy stems and dots, the edges of the boards tooled with a gilt double fillet, the turn-ins with a gilt fillet and dog-tooth roll, ornaments, leafy stems and dots, orange silk endleaves, top edge gilt, the others uncut. Contained within a later folding chemise and full red-brown goatskin slipcase, the spine lettered in gilt. This is no.38 of 260 copies of the large paper edition. It is a fine copy, in a fine Zaehnsdorf binding. With the bookplate of Vincent Lloyd-Russell pasted upside-down on the rear endleaf.

      [Bookseller: George Bayntun ABA ILAB]
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