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        Rada di Gaeta

      1889. Carta nautica stampata dall' Istituto Geografico Militare. In buono stato di conservazione. Firenze Florence Dimensioni in mm. 950 X 720

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        Very early Coca-Cola letter written by an employee at Asa Candler's Atlanta drug store

      Atlanta, 1889. Very good. This very early Coca-Cola advertising envelope, dated October 5, 1889, contains a four-page employee's letter. It shows "Asa G. Candler & Company, Wholesale Druggists, 47 Peachtree St. Atlanta, Georgia" as the return address and has one of the earliest Coca-Cola script logo advertisements on its back flap: "The Brain Tonic and Intellectual Soda Fountain Beverage, Coca-Cola, Recommended by all who have used it". The envelope is rough at the right edge and split along the left. Coca-Cola was invented by John Pemberton in 1886. Candler bought the rights to the product in May of 1889 and turned the drink into the best-selling soft drink in the world. Willie was hired by Candler to take over management of his retail operation in early October, 1889 and immediately wrote his "dear Sis" (perhaps a pet term for his wife based on the address and contents of the letter): "Mr. Candler made me an offer of $50 for the month, with the understanding of raising my wages when he had found me out, & what I would be worth to him. . . . What do you think of my taking this position? . . . I have charge of the Retail Department. I put up all the Prescription work & take charge of the retail trade. Hope I will like it." He goes on to plead for her to come to Atlanta where they can together visit the 1889 edition of the Piedmont "Exposition." Early Coca-Cola correspondence is almost never found today. As of 2017, there are no similar early employee letters listed at OCLC and none are for sale in the trade. There are no auction records at ABPC, the Rare Book Hub, or WorthPoint, however an Asa Candler letter from 1909 sold at auction in 2014.

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        The Plague Ship. Original penny paperback in the “SPCK Penny Library of Fiction” series rebound without covers with 17 other titles in the one volume.

      London, Brighton & New York, SPCK, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1889 1st edition. Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Pebbled maroon cloth covers with gilt lettering and gilt line banding to spine. In very good condition. Minor rubbing to edges. Endpapers darkened and front free endpaper clipped at top edge. Some light yellowing and scattered foxing. Else a very tight and clean copy. Very scarce. 5 b&w illus. in text, (ii), [3]-32. The “SPCK Penny Library of Fiction” appeared on a regular basis, each issue containing 32 pages bound in a colour paper cover. Some copies were sold separately while others where bound up without covers into volumes containing six separate titles and issued in cloth and in wraps as the “Library of Fiction.” This bound volume contains the first three volumes of the SPCK “Library of Fiction” rebound without covers in the one volume. There is so little information about the different states of issue and all are very scarce that I am regarding all 18 titles as first issues of the first edition. “The Plague Ship” is regarded by Dartt as the rarest Henty first edition though that is debatable, “Seaside Maidens” and “The Ranche in the Valley” are to my mind of comparable rarity. The 17 other titles include books by Grant Allen (two titles,) Geo. Manville Fenn (three titles,) Mrs. Riddell (one title,) and B L Farjeon (one title.)

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        The Plague Ship. Original penny paperback in the ?SPCK Penny Library of Fiction? series rebound without covers with 17 other titles in the one volume.

      London, Brighton & New York, SPCK, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1889 1st edition - Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Pebbled maroon cloth covers with gilt lettering and gilt line banding to spine. In very good condition. Minor rubbing to edges. Endpapers darkened and front free endpaper clipped at top edge. Some light yellowing and scattered foxing. Else a very tight and clean copy. Very scarce. 5 b&w illus. in text, (ii), [3]-32. The ?SPCK Penny Library of Fiction? appeared on a regular basis, each issue containing 32 pages bound in a colour paper cover. Some copies were sold separately while others where bound up without covers into volumes containing six separate titles and issued in cloth and in wraps as the ?Library of Fiction.? This bound volume contains the first three volumes of the SPCK ?Library of Fiction? rebound without covers in the one volume. There is so little information about the different states of issue and all are very scarce that I am regarding all 18 titles as first issues of the first edition. ?The Plague Ship? is regarded by Dartt as the rarest Henty first edition though that is debatable, ?Seaside Maidens? and ?The Ranche in the Valley? are to my mind of comparable rarity. The 17 other titles include books by Grant Allen (two titles,) Geo. Manville Fenn (three titles,) Mrs. Riddell (one title,) and B L Farjeon (one title.)

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        LES JOYAUX DE LA COURONNE

      IMPRIMERIE NATIONALE, PARIS 1889 - LES JOYAUX DE LA COURONNE ET OBJETS DES SACRES / Notice historique sur les joyaux de la couronne et objets des sacres exposés au musée national du Louvre, galerie d'Apollon , par Emile Vanderheym / 62 PAGES / 9 ILLUSTRATIONS / 1 GRAVURE COLORÉE 55 X 40 CM. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Carte-lettre autographe signée à la Comtesse Potocka : « Je baise vos pieds ô très belle et révérée Directrice. »

      - Paris 6 avril1889, 11,3x8,9 cm, 2 pages sur une carte-lettre. - Scheda lettera autografa firmata da Guy de Maupassant alla contessa Potocka 19 linee in inchiostro nero, intitolato "GM 10, rue de Monchanin". - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Carte-lettre autographe signée de Guy de Maupassant à la Comtesse Potocka, 19 lignes à l'encre noire, à en-tête « GM 10, rue de Monchanin». Maupassant écrit à sa destinatrice dans l'idée d'aller la visiter : « Est-ce que jeudi vous irait pour une causerie ? » En effet, il a à lui raconter : « [...] une petite histoire sans aucune importance mais assez drôle. » Maupassant a souvent été qualifié d'auteur mondain, tant pour ses visites que ses descriptions de la haute société contemporaine. Il a toujours déclaré préférer la solitude. Il promet à la Comtesse Potocka qu'il va : « [...] s'efforcer de réorganiser des diners. » Lui qui avait pourtant : « [...] nettoyé [s]a vie de la moitié de [s]es connaissances encombrantes afin d'être très libre [...] » Il avoue humblement que s'il n'avait pas : « [...] une force d'âme vraiment supérieure, [il ferait] de cette liberté un déplorable usage. J'ai besoin d'être un peu surveillé et gardé, le soir, ou sinon je retombe. » Il achève : « Je baise vos pieds ô très belle et révérée Directrice. »

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        Shu-bi Gakan. (Anthology from collections of famous paintings). Two volumes. Osaka, Mataemon Shibakawa, Meiji 22 (1889).

      1889 1889 - Tall 8vo. Size: 18 x 29 cm. Two volumes comprising 5 leaves of text and 50 colour woodcut plates, some heightened in gilt. As issued with double folded leaves (in oriental style). Original silk brocade on limp covers with printed paper covered labels. Housed in original silk covered folding case, restored. Includes an index with title of the paintings, names of the artists and the collectors. The lovely illustrations are in perfect condition.A supplement was issued in 1890. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De nieuwe muziekleermiddelen van het systeem-Sonnaville.[Leiden, Johannes Eggers, ca. 1895]. 25 items in 1 box. All items in a green half cloth box (37 x 29 x 4 cm) which opens at the front and can be closed with cloth strings, with a letterpress title-label mounted on top.

      "Het piano-lotto" in: Historisch overzicht nederlandse gezelschapsspellen (www.hongs.nl); Verbeek, De kist van De Sonnaville. Very rare, more or less complete collection of all the materials regarding the method for learning music developed by Louis de Sonnaville, as sold by the Leiden music seller Johannes Eggers. Since the box contains all the items advertised by Eggers, thereby including booklets aimed at parents as well as teachers, and the items are numbered according to his advertisements, it is probable that the box was originally compiled as a showcase and was not used for teaching.De Sonnaville was director of music at the Willibrordus Gymnasium at Katwijk, a function in which he led five music teachers and an orchestra and choir containing almost half the school. He had noted that most of his pupils had been given piano lessons at home, which had led to a dislike of the instrument. De Sonnaville set out to develop a system for music education particularly aimed at children. A large part of the method therefore consisted of visualisations and games, the most famous of which is the piano-lotto, a variant of a lottery game. Starting with the completion of his method in 1889, he was very active in its promotion, gaining support of prominent pedagogues and musicians including Johanna Veth, Catharina van Rennes, Willem Kes and Willem Mengelberg, who was himself a pupil of De Sonnaville. However, as De Sonnaville kept improving his method and rewriting brochures, at least twenty different booklets existed in the end in several different versions. After his death in 1914, the method quickly lost its popularity.Detailed description on request..

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        EL CAMAGÜEY. Viajes pintorescos por el interior de Cuba y por sus costas. Con descripciones del país.

      J.A. Bastinos, Barcelona 1889 - 448 págs, 4º. Holandesa con puntas. Ilustrado con 12 láminas fuera de texto. Muy buen estado. . . IMPORTANTE. Lea Nuestras Condiciones de Venta y Gastos de Envío. Contrareembolso 4 eur. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Aus Krisenzeiten. [Arbeitslose]. Orig.-Lithographie auf Lithopapier.

      58 x 45 cm, Min knickspurig, tadell. Im Stein monogram. u. datiert. Die Auflagen waren in jedem Fall gering vielleicht 20 Stück]- Baumberger, Otto (1889 - 1961). Grafiker, Bühnenbildner, Maler, Zeichner und Illustrator. Vertreter des Schweizerischen Expressionismus. Erneuerer der Plakatkunst. Professor an der ETH Zürich. Nach den üblichen Schulen und einer Jugend in kleinbürgerlichen Verhältnissen in Zürich-Altstetten bricht Otto Baumberger eine Textilzeichnerlehre und Ausbildung zum Lithografen in einem Zürcher Handwerksbetrieb vorzeitig ab. 1908-1911 Studienaufenthalte in München an der Staatlichen Kunstgewerbeschule und Königl.-Bayerischen Akademie für Bildende Künste, anschliessend in Berlin, London und Paris, wo er die Akademien Colarossi und Grande Chaumière besucht. 1910 erste Teilnahme an einer Ausstellung der Zürcher Kunstgesellschaft. 1911 Lithograf an der Grafischen Anstalt J. E. Wolfensberger, Zürich. 1912 Heirat mit Hanni Manz, 1918 Geburt der Tochter Gertrud, im selben Jahr Trennung. 1913 erneute Reise nach Paris, Auseinandersetzung mit Expressionismus und Kubismus. Nach Ausbruch des Ersten Weltkriegs Rückkehr in die Schweiz. 1920 Reise nach Berlin, durch Empfehlung von Max Reinhardt Engagement als Bühnenbildner am Deutschen Theater (1920 Urfaust, Regie Max Reinhardt) eine Daueranstellung schlägt Baumberger aus. 1922 Hilfslehrer an der Kunstgewerbeschule Zürich. In der Folge breites Betätigungsfeld: intensive Plakatproduktion für verschiedene Kunden, Buchillustrationen, Briefmarken, Wandmalereien, Mitarbeiter beim Nebelspalter und am Zürcher Stadttheater, wo er unter anderem 1923 die Bühnenbilder für Hoffmanns Erzählungen von Jacques Offenbach sowie 1933 für Lohengrin von Richard Wagner baut. 1927 Heirat mit der Grafikerin Johanna Pulver, 1929 Geburt von Sohn Rudolf Caspar. 1929 erneute Reise nach Paris zusammen mit Oscar Lüthy und Walter Kern, Auseinandersetzung mit der abstrakten Malerei. Auf Anregung von Otto Salvisberg erhält Baumberger 1932 einen Lehrauftrag an der Architektur-Abteilung der ETH Zürich für das neue Fach Beziehung der Farbe zu Bau und Raum und wird 1947 zum ausserordentlichen Professor ernannt. Ab 1935 intensive Auseinandersetzung mit der Anthroposophie. Mitarbeit an der Schweizerischen Landesausstellung 1939 in Zürich: Wandbild mit Darstellungen aus der Schweizer Geschichte in der Abteilung Heimat und Volk sowie Bilder in der blauen Ehrenhalle. Ab 1943 neben grossen Erfolgen als Plakatgestalter vermehrt Auseinandersetzung mit christlichen Themen sowie der Weltliteratur (Faust, Divina Commedia, Don Quijote, Simplicius Simplicissimus, Ulenspiegel, Wilhelm Tell, Grimms Märchen) in Illustrationen und Malerei. 1949 Ausstellung zum 60. Geburtstag im Kunsthaus Zürich, die alle Sparten seines Schaffens vereint. 1959 Ausstellung in der Graphischen Sammlung der ETH. Im Alter von 72 Jahren stirbt Otto Baumberger in seinem Heim in Weiningen.Werkwürdigung:Die Wertschätzung, die dem Grafiker, vor allem dem Plakatgestalter, Otto Baumberger entgegengebracht wird, hat sein malerisches Schaffen in den Hintergrund gedrängt. In beiden Disziplinen lässt sich keine geradlinige Entwicklung feststellen ein Nebeneinander von verschiedenen Stilen ist für Baumbergers Werk kennzeichnend. Dies hat die Literatur zum Teil als Problem, zum Teil aber auch als Ausdruck von grossem handwerklichen Können beurteilt. Zu Beginn seiner künstlerischen Arbeit ist Baumberger in erster Linie dem Expressionismus verpflichtet. In den grafischen Blättern mit gesellschaftskritischen Themen nähert er sich inhaltlich wie stilistisch George Grosz und Otto Dix an. Zusammen mit Fritz Pauli, Otto Morach, Hermann Huber und Ignaz Epper gehört Baumberger zu den wichtigsten Vertretern des Expressionismus in der Schweiz. Baumbergers Grafik und Plakate stehen ab 1910 hauptsächlich in der Tradition des Jugendstils, wie sie beispielsweise von Théophile Steinlen geprägt wurde. Ab 1915 übernimmt Baumberger Elemente des Art Déco, in den 20er Jahren der Neuen Sachlichkeit. Bemerkenswert ist, mit welcher Leichtigkeit er diese Stilrichtungen adaptiert. Seine Fähigkeit, eine bildliche Botschaft prägnant zu formulieren und zur Wirkung zu bringen, weist ihn als grosses Talent in der grafischen Gestaltung aus. Zudem beherrscht er praktisch alle Techniken der Grafik: Er ist ein hervorragender Lithograf, hat aber auch Holzschnitte und Radierungen geschaffen zudem ist er ein guter Zeichner und bedient sich der Feder, des Bleistifts, der schwarzen Kreide und des Farbstifts mit der gleichen Selbstverständlichkeit. Um 1918 tauchen in seinem Plakatschaffen auch Exemplare mit symbolhaften Verkürzungen auf, zum Beispiel Jecklin, Baumann und Schweizer Woche, alle von 1919, sowie PKZ von 1925. Daneben haben in seinem Schaffen stets traditionelle Plakate, beispielsweise Schloss Kyburg von 1918 und Schöllenen-Bahn von 1919, ihren Platz. Zu zweifelhafter Berühmtheit gelangt ist sein Plakat von 1920, auf dem er mit einer karikaturhaften, bebrillten und maskulin gekleideten Frau für ein Nein zum Frauenstimmrecht warb. Als Klassiker des Schweizer Plakatschaffens gilt hingegen das Plakat Marque PKZ von 1923 mit seiner detailgetreuen Wiedergabe eines Herrenmantels mit aufgeschlagenem Kragen. In Plakaten zur Zeit des Zweiten Weltkriegs, zum Beispiel für das Rote Kreuz, bricht mit den aufrüttelnden Bildern von Verletzten und Hungernden Baumbergers expressionistischer Stil wieder durch. Bis ans Lebensende bleibt dieses Nebeneinander von verschiedenen Ausdrucksweisen bestehen. Otto Baumberger empfand seine Tätigkeiten sowohl im Bereich der angewandten als auch der freien Kunst, die er in seinen Schriften ungleich höher bewertete, immer als Konflikt, den er nicht zu lösen vermochte.Werke in folgenden Sammlungen: Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, Plakatsammlung Zürich, Graphische Sammlung der ETH Kunsthaus Zürich. Lexika: AKL, KLS, SKL, Vollmer.KLS Künstlerlexikon der Schweiz. XX. Jahrhundert. (SIK, Zürich).

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        Carte-lettre autographe signée à la Comtesse Potocka : «Oh ! ne prenez pas cela pour une déclaration. »

      11 lines autograph signed by Maupassant, in black ink, on a letterhead letterhead S.l [Paris] s.d. [après 1889] 11,2x8,8cm 1 page sur une carte-lettre

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        Note autographe à la Comtesse de Potocka : « tout cela est petit en comparaison de l'éternité »

      1889 - - s.l. [Paris] n.d., 9,5x12cm, 1 page au dos d'une enveloppe. - Note autographe de Maupassant adressée à la Comtesse Potocka, 10 lignes à l'encre noire au dos d'une enveloppe destinée à Clotilde Legrand, un cachet « Devambez, passage panoramas, 5 ». Ces lignes tracées à la hâte au dos d'une enveloppe réutilisée sont un témoignage de la proximité de Maupassant et Potocka. En effet, l'auteur fait suivre à sa correspondante une lettre qui était destinée à une autre personne : « Lisez et voyez comme tout cela est petit en comparaison de l'éternité. » Il conseille donc le secret à la Comtesse : « Le mieux est de ne plus en parler à personne. » Il conclut : « Je viendrais v[ou]s voir demain avant 3hrs ½ ». [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Autograph note by Maupassant addressed to the Countess Potocka, 10 lines in black ink on the back of an envelope intended for Clotilde Legrand, a seal [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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

      (Phot. Vasilieff), Samara, [Russia] 1889 - 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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        Carte-lettre autographe signée à la Comtesse Potocka : «Nous parlerons du grand voyage.»

      1889 - - S.l [Paris] s.d. [décembre 1880-juillet 1884], 11, 5x9,1 cm, 2 pages sur une carte-lettre. - Carte-lettre autographe signée de Maupassant à la Comtesse Potocka, 17 lignes à l'encre noire, à en-tête « GM 83 rue Dulong ». Maupassant est un auteur à succès à l'époque de cette lettre. Il est comblé d'invitations et de réceptions, lui qui prétend ne pas être mondain. Il tente d'accorder son emploi du temps avec celui de la Comtesse : « J'ai donné à choisir entre mardi et mercredi à des amis qui me demandaient mon jour et j'attends ma réponse demain. » Pour lui éviter la peine de lui répondre, il lui annonce : « Je tenterai de vous trouver après-demain ». Ils ont un projet à évoquer : « Nous parlerons du grand voyage. » Sans doute fait-il allusion au voyage qu'il entreprendra en 1885 en Italie avec ses amis Henri Gervex, peintre et Georges Legrand, journaliste. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Autographed letter-card from Maupassant to the Countess Potocka, 17 lines in black ink, with heading "GM 83 rue Dulong" [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        LA CELLULE recueil de cytologie et d'histologie génerale Tome V

      AUG. PETERS/ TYP DE JOSEPH VAN IN/ H. ENGELCKE, LOUVAIN/LIERRE/GAND 1889 - Libro en aceptable estado, aunque rozado y fatigado, con manchas en algunas páginas (sobre todo en los grabados), encuadernado en pasta española, en lengua francesa. Se trata del tomo V de la publicación de Citología e Histología La Cellule. En este tomo se encuentran trabajos de G. Gilson, H. Demarbaix, Dr. Laruell, L. Gedoelst, J. Denys, A. Van Gehuchten, H. de Marbaix, L. Berteaux, M. Ide, H. Bolsius.431 páginas. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Iscrizioni delle chiese e degli altri edifici di Milano dal secolo VIII ai giorni nostri.

      Tipografia Bortolotti di Giuseppe Prato, 1889. 13 volumi in-8° (cm. 24,5), legature successive in t. tela con titolo in oro su tasselli; conservate le brossure editoriali; carte in ottimo stato; ultimo tomo intitolato Iscrizioni cristiane in Milano anteriori al IX secolo edite a cura di V. Forcella e di E. Seletti (Codogno, Tipografia Editrice A. G. Cairo 1897). Monumentale opera in 12 volumi e supplemento, repertorio archeologico fondamentale edito in 300 esemplari (ns. n. 45), ricchissimo di documentazione. Il Forcella (1837-1906) fu incaricato di compilare questo repertorio da Cesare Cantù, all'epoca presidente della Società Storica Lombarda. Il vol. XI è monografico sulle campane. Cfr. Hoepli, 686. Buon esemplare.

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        Untersuchungen über die Theorie des Preises.

      Leipzig: Duncker & Humblot,, 1889. Large octavo. Uncut and unopened in original brown hard-grain cloth, spine and boards lettered and ruled in black, patterned endpapers. Spine ends and corners bumped, extremities rubbed, boards marked and scuffed, faint dampstain to front board, tear to lower margin of pp. 65–8, a very good copy. First and scarce edition in book form of the eminent Viennese economists' important theoretical treatise, "the only Austrian contribution to mathematical economics and one of the outstanding contributions in the last two decades of the 19th century" (The New Palgrave III, p. 176). The first part was published separately in 1887. Auspitz and Lieben, cousins and brothers-in-law, were partners in the family bank, Auspitz, Lieben & Co, and successful businessmen. Auspitz founded and directed a sugar factory and was elected to parliament in 1873 where he fought against cartels; Lieben was the vice-president of the Austrian Credit Institute for Commerce and Trade. Largely unrecognised for its brilliance during their lifetime, this is their most significant work, described by Schumpeter as "one of the outstanding theoretical performances of the age" (p. 849).

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        Die Bäume und Sträucher des Waldes. In botanischer und forstwirthschaftlicher Beziehung. 1. Abtheilung: Die Nadelhölzer; 2. Abtheilung: Die Laubhölzer/Kätzchenträger; 3. Abtheilung: Die Laubhölzer/ Die nicht Kätzchen tragenden Laubhölzer.

      Wien, Ed. Hölzel 1889-99. - 200 S. - 148 S. - 140 S. S. mit zahlreichen Textfiguren und 60 chromolithogr. Tafeln nach Aquarellen von W. Liepolt, Nissen BBI 845. - Einzige Ausgabe in vollständiger Lieferung. ACHTUNG ABWESENHEIT! AUS BETRIEBLICHEN GRÜNDEN KANN IHRE BESTELLUNG ERST NACH DEM 8. SEPTEMER 2017 AUSGEFÜHRT WERDEN! DER NÄCHSTE VERSAND ERFOLGT VORAUSSICHTLICH AM MONTAG, DEN 11. SEPTEMBER! Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 4700 4°, illustriertes Original-Leinen, Titel mit Namensstempel, Schnitt und innen leicht braun- oder stockfleckig, Hinterdeckel von Band 1 mit kleinem Fleck, insgesamt gutes und innen sauberes Exemplar,

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        Canal de Nicaragua: a Letter Opener for the Exposition Universelle in Paris.

      1889 - Letter opener with lithograph map on recto, 1889 calendar printed on handle; map edges chipped. Dimensions: 35 by 340mm (1.25 by 13.25 inches). Produced by the Nicaraguan republic, on a "échantillon de bois" (wood sample). The recto with a printed map showing a proposed route for an Inter-Oceanic Nicaragua Canal. The proposed waterway would connect the Caribbean Sea, and therefore the Atlantic Ocean, with the Pacific Ocean through Nicaragua. Such a canal would follow rivers up to Lake Nicaragua and then cut across the isthmus of Rivas to reach the Pacific. Construction of a canal along the route using the San Juan River was proposed in the early colonial era, and Louis Napoleon wrote an article about its feasibility in the early nineteenth century. Plans by the United States to build such a canal were abandoned in the early twentieth century, after the purchase of the French interests in the Panama Canal at a reasonable cost. The canal idea was discussed seriously by businessmen and governments throughout the nineteenth century. The verso of the opener shows a pasted vignette with the Pavillon du Nicaragua at the Exposition, as well a stamp of the Republica.

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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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        Gawriliada von Puschkin) [The Gabrieliad. (A dream)].

      Simonides i Ko Tsargrad E. L. Kasprovich E.L. Kaprovich between and 1904 printed by G. Uschmann in Weimar 1889 - 16mo (12 x 8 cm). pp. 23, [1], printed on pink paper; two small closed tears to title. Modern black morocco backed marbled paper-covered boards, spine with six gilt rules, title in Russian in one panel, original printed green wrappers with grey printed label on the front cover bound in. Very rare edition of Pushkin's erotic poem, published in Germany with a fake imprint for clandestine circulation in Russia. Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin (1799-1837) is widely considered to be Russia's greatest national poet; even today, many Russians refer to him as '???? ???' [our everything]. He is known for works including Boris Godunov, Ruslan and Liudmila, The Bronze Horseman, and his novel in verse, Eugene Onegin, which was described by a contemporary critic as 'an encyclopaedia of Russian life,' and whose most famous (and eccentric) translation was completed by none other than Vladimir Nabokov. The poet was so greatly respected during his lifetime that Tsar Nicholas I served as his own personal censor. Ultimately, however, he was fatally wounded in a duel with his brother-in-law, Georges-Charles d'Anthès, a French officer who had attempted to seduce the poet's wife. The St Petersburg home in which Pushkin died is now on of Russia's most popular tourist destinations. However, the wholesome image of Pushkin as a national treasure and literary genius cut down in his prime is somewhat undermined by The Gabrieliad, which is both blasphemous and erotic, satirising the Annunciation, the Virgin Birth and the Fall of Adam and Eve. Bored and revolted by the pious hypocrisy of the Russian Orthodox Church, Pushkin wrote this satirical amalgam of several of the Church's most revered dogmas in April 1821. It tells the story of Mary, a beautiful young Jewess neglected by her older husband. The Lord sees Mary and falls in love, and sends the Archangel Gabriel to tell her this; but before either of them can take matters further, the Devil presents himself to Mary as a handsome man and seduces her. Gabriel eventually drives the Devil off in order to seduce Mary himself. Once Gabriel has left, God pays Mary a visit of his own, disguised as a white dove. The debauchery continues. Much too scandalous to be published at the time, the text instead circulated anonymously in manuscript form. It came to the attention of the authorities only in 1828, at which point an inquiry was opened and Pushkin was brought in for questioning. He initially denied his authorship, but as the work was known to be his, the poet was obliged to write a letter to the Tsar Nicholas I confessing and expressing contrition in order to avoid exile. The poem was first published in a collection of Russian poetry in London in 1861. Many editions were subsequently smuggled back into Russia, where they circulated illegally. Meanwhile a (heavily censored) version of the text in Russian appeared only in 1907. The poem was finally published there in full in 1917. Outside Russia we could find copies of this edition only at the New York Public Library, Temple University Philadelphia, Harvard University Library and BULAC Paris. Bessmertnikh, L.V., "O nekotorykh izdaniyakh eroticheskikh proizvedeniy A.S. Pushkina i M.Yu. Lermontova", No13; T.J. Binyon, Pushkin: A Biography (New York, 2004), pp. 272 - 274; A.D.P. Briggs, Alexander Pushkin: A Critical Study (London & Canberra, 1983), pp. 138-139. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        On the Links Being Golfing Stories by Various Hands, with Shakespeare on Golf, by A Novice, also Two Rhymes on Golf by Andrew Lang

      Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1889. Near Fine. First edition. Quarter red cloth and illustrated paper over flexible boards. 12mo. 63pp. Illustrated. Top corner a little bumped, front hinge seamlessly strengthened, else a particularly nice, near fine copy. OCLC locates about a dozen copies, with four in the U.S. Donovan and Murdoch 3270.

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        Im Vorzimmer". Holzschnitt wohl vor1945.

      - Blattmaß 50 X 37,5 cm, Signatur mit Bleistift unten rechts, bezeichnet "Handdruck" unten links, Bezeichnung verso. Wilhelm Rudolph (geb. 22. Februar 1889 in Chemnitz, gest. 30. September 1982 in Dresden). Am äußeren Rand etwas fleckig, Ecken mit je einem Loch (frühere Fixierung) Sprache: Deutsch 1100 gr.

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        A Yankee At The Court of King Arthur

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1889. 1st Edition, 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Beard, Dan. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 575 p. First edition, first printing, 220 Illustrations by Dan Beard. The true first edition, preceding the American edition by a few days. Literary critic William Dean Howells called it Twain's best work and "an object-lesson in democracy" (Wikipedia). A favorite of generations, the book has been adapted many times for stage, screen, and even cartoons. ***DESCRIPTION: Original red cloth boards with pictorial depictions on front and spine in black, gilt lettering on front and spine, decorated endpapers, 220 illustrations (per the title page) by Daniel Carter Beard (founder of the Boy Scouts of America), tissue-guarded frontispiece; pagination: xvi, 527, Publisher's Catalogue inserted at the rear dated June, 1889, 32 pp. Volume has first issue points described in Johnson, including the scroll decoration (making the words "The King" appear to read "Sking") on the full-page illustration on page 43; and the type-face on the lower left corner of page 72 is perfect (not broken or worn). ***CONDITION: Overall the volume is in near fine condition, with a strong, square text block, straight corners with a minimum of rubbing, the interior is clean and bright, and it is entirely free of prior owner markings. We are grading as very good due to the rear hinge just beginning to crack, spine being somewhat faded, and some minor soiling to the front board. ***CITATION: Johnson pg. 51, BAL 3429, Fox 256. ***POSTAGE: International customers, please note that additional postage may apply, please contact seller for details. ***Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help.

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        The Last Voyage. [to India and Australia, in the 'Sunbeam.', on half-title].

      London, Longmans, Green, and Co., New York, 18 East 16th Street, 1889. 8vo. Original dark blue cloth with bevelled boards, lettered and ruled in gilt, top edge gilt; pp. xxiv, 490; lithographic frontispiece and title, 18 full-page lithographed plates, numerous wood-engraved illustrations by Edward Whymper and others, tinted lithogrphic headpieces in the text, 1 folding coloured map of the author's route and 1 folding coloured map of India; a near fine copy. Posthumously published first edition in the original solemn commemorative binding. The final voyage of Lady Brassey and the Sunbeam, undertaken for the sake of her health. She died and was buried at sea on 14th September 1887. The present work was compiled from her journals by M.A. Broome and covers her journey from India to Labuan, Brunei, Borneo and the Celebes, on to Australia (which the Sunbeam circumnavigated) and then home following her death off the north-west coast of Australia. The first 200 pages cover India with Sri Lanka and the onward journey to the Phillipines. The following (roughly) 200 are on Australia, which the Sunbeam circumnavigated. This makes this work a major Australianum. 'The cruises of the Sunbeam may have resembled family picnics rather than voyages of discovery, but Annie Brassey, who inspired and organized them, is not to be denied the status of a true traveller. A poor sailor, never really well at sea, she dared all it could do to her, in order that she might visit the farthest corners of the earth. As her husband wrote, "the voyage would not have been undertaken and assuredly it would never have been completed without the impulse derived from her perseverance and determination" [Brassey, A voyage in the Sunbeam preface]' (ODNB).

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        G. Lejeune Dirichlet's Werke. Herausgegeben auf Veranlassung der königlich Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften von L. Kronecker, fortgesetzt von L. Fuchs.

      Reimer, Berlin 1889 + 1897. - X, 644 S. mit 1 lith. Portrait - X, 422 S., Johann Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet (* 13. Februar 1805 in Düren; † 5. Mai 1859 in Göttingen) lehrte in Berlin und Göttingen (dort als Nachfolger von Gauss) und arbeitete hauptsächlich auf den Gebieten der Analysis und der Zahlentheorie. Zahlrreiche Artikel in deutscher oder französischer Sprache, 1 Artikel in Lateinisch. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 3580 4°, marmoriertes Halbleder der Zeit, Bibliotheks-Exemplar (ordnungsgemäß entwidmet), Stempel auf Titel, Einbände leicht berieben und bestoßen, insgesamt gutes und innen sauberes Exemplar, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Note autographe à la Comtesse de Potocka : « tout cela est petit en comparaison de l'éternité »

      1889. Autograph note by Maupassant addressed to the Countess Potocka, 10 lines in black ink on the back of an envelope intended for Clotilde Legrand, a seal s.l. [Paris] n.d. 9,5x12cm 1 page au dos d'une enveloppe

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        William Shakespeare: Hamlet. Prince of Denmark..

      32 x 24 cm. Mit radiertem Titelblatt und 31 Original-Radierungen., HPerg.-Mappe mit losen Blättern., Einige Blätter etwas stockfleckig. Papier etwas gebräunt Alle Radierungen vom Künstler signiert. Radierfolge ohne den Text. Eine Buchausgabe erschien im selben Jahr mit den in den Text eingedruckten Radierungen bei J. Schröder in München.- Sepp Frank (1889-1970) deutscher Maler, Glasmaler und Grafiker. studierte an der Münchner Akademie der Bildenden Künste, eine Ausbildung, die er im Gegensatz zu seinem Altersgenossen Christian Schad, der ebenfalls in Miesbach geboren war, beendete. Frank unternahm frühzeitig zahlreiche Studienreisen um sich weiterzubilden. Er wandte sich bald der Graphik zu und ist noch heute für seine zahlreichen Exlibris bekannt. Neben der Porträtmalerei war ein weiteres Betätigungsfeld die Glasmalerei und er schuf beispielsweise Werke für den Münchner Dom, die Marienkirche in Limburg an der Lahn, die St.Otto-Kirche in Bamberg (1927) und die Kirche St. Gabriel in München, aber auch 1952 eine Maria mit Kind für die kath. Kirche St. Agatha in Dülmen-Rorup und 1937 das Fenster "Segnungen der Kohlechemie" für das Verwaltungsgebäude der Degussa GmbH in Herne-Wanne-Eickel. Diese Werke sind teilweise im Zweiten Weltkrieg zerstört worden. Schon 1942 wurde er durch eine Sonderausstellung des Maximilianmuseums in Augsburg geehrt.

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        ECHOES FROM JAPAN.

      London 1889, Passmore. Grey pictorial cloth, very good, 315 pages, 13 b. w. illustrations, map, a bit of ware to head & tail spine, else clean & solid copy, 12 x 18.5 cm. R A R E AUTHOR'S SIGNED & DATED PRESENTATION COPY FIRST EDITION This early primary source begins with a view to the present conditions of Japan, how the author had access to the Japanese, the Christian conversion of a Samurai, Japan pleading with England to be reconciled to God, bright hours with his pupils. Japanese Christians in a dilemma, visits to Kobe and Osaka, self help, social life in Japan. * A trip to the Hacone [sic for Hakone] hills, How Orientals in London may be reached, visit to Arima, Hotel life at Osaka, secular education, moral condition. *** WITH APPENDICES: 1. "Jottings from my Note-Book" 2. "Crumbs from the Letters of a Soul-Winner at Shanghai" * Covers letters from the author's sister, a missionary in Shanghai who worked with Chinese sailors. * An excellent primary resource, covering an earlier view of Japan before it was greatly influenced by foreign visitors. * Well written ! * .

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        Carte-lettre autographe signée à la Comtesse de Potocka : « Je baise vos pieds ô très belle et révérée Directrice. »

      Autographed letter-card from Guy de Maupassant to the Countess Potocka, 19 lines in black ink, with the heading "GM 10, rue de Monchanin". Paris 6 avril1889 11,3x8,9 cm 2 pages sur une carte-lettre

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        Reise S. M. Schiffes „Albatros" unter Commando des k. k. Fregatten-Kapitäns Arthur Müldner nach Süd-Amerika, dem Caplande und West-Afrika 1885-1886. Auf Befehl des k. k. Reichs-Kriegministeriums, Marine-Sektion, unter Zugrundelegung der Berichte des k. k. Schiffscommandos. Herausgegeben von der Redaction der „Mittheilungen aus dem Gebiete des Seewesens".

      Pola, Im Commissions-Verlage bei Carl Gerold‘s Sohn in Wien, 1889. - Erstausgabe. - Mit einer eigenh. Widmung des Verfassers am Titelblatt. - Einband etw. berieben. Vorsatzbl. gestempelt. Tlw. etw. gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. - ge Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 Gr.-8°. Mit einer mehrf. gefalt. lithogr. Karte. X, 463 S., Lwd. d. Zt. m. blindgepr. Deckelbordüren u. goldgepr. Rückentitel. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        American mansions and cottages (Parts 1-5; Designs A-H, J-R)

      Ticknor, 1889-01-01. Hardcover. Acceptable. Folio. Parts 1-5; Designs A-H, J-R. Hardcover portfolio case. Modern burgundy cloth with gold lettering, black cloth ties. Loose in portfolio. Original wraps. Library stamps and markings. Marginal chipping. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.

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        SECTIONAL MAP OF COLFAX AND MORA COUNTIES, NEW MEXICO

      Denver: Edward Rollandet, 1889., 1889. First edition. First edition. 28 3/4" x 39 1/4" colored lithographic map, printed on banknote paper. An attractive and finely-executed map of Colfax and Mora counties, in northeastern New Mexico. The famed and controversial Maxwell Land Grant is tinted brown, the counties are outlined in color, and the map extends slightly into southern Colorado (as far as the Maxwell Grant stretched). The map shows proposed and built railroad lines, wagon roads and trails, and also gives an early representation of telephone lines in this portion of New Mexico. Rivers, mountains, mines, and the location of the Maxwell beef pasture are also shown, as are dozens of towns, the U.S. Land Office at Folsom, and Fort Union. Edward Rollandet, who drew this map, was born in 1852 in Holland and served four years in the Dutch army. He came to the United States in 1873, eventually coming west and working for the Maxwell Land Company for two years. After that Rollandet moved to Colorado and went into business, eventually becoming chief draughtsman in the Surveyor General's office. Not in Phillips, MAPS, though Stephenson does locate a copy in his checklist of land ownership maps in the Library of Congress. Minor edgewear else a fine copy.

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        SYLVIE AND BRUNO and SYLVIE AND BRUNO CONCLUDED. BOTH SIGNED BY CARROLL & IN RARE WHITE IMITATION MOROCCO BINDING.

      London, Macmillan, 1889. 2 VOLUMES, FIRST EDITIONS 1889 and 1893. BOTH VOLUMES INSCRIBED BY LEWIS CARROLL and in the RARE WHITE IMITATION MOROCCO BINDING. 8vo, approximately 188 x 125 mm, 7½ x 4¾ inches, 46 illustrations by Harry Furniss in each volume, frontispieces with tissue guards, pages: xxiii, (1), 400, (2) - adverts but lacking final single page of adverts; xxxi, (1), 423, (7). Both volumes are unusually bound in original publisher's white imitation morocco, triple ruled gilt border to both covers, small triple gilt circle to centre of covers, enclosing gilt head of Sylvie to upper cover and gilt head of Bruno to lower cover of Volume I, and enclosing gilt head of the Professor to upper cover and gilt head of the Chancellor to lower cover on Volume II, BOTH SPINES MISSING and now professionally rebacked in matching white morocco with triple gilt rule at head and tail and gilt lettering, all edges gilt, white endpapers in Volume I and black endpapers in Volume II. The white bindings were for presentation. Both volumes have the same inscription in black ink on the half-title by Lewis Carroll: "Adelaide A. Brooks, from the Author. Mar. 27 1897". Covers very lightly soiled, corners slightly worn, board just showing at tips, endpapers and half-titles lightly foxed, small pale spot on half-title of Volume II, tissue guards to frontispieces foxed, light foxing to margin of frontispieces and margin of title pages, very occasional small mark to margins, mostly pale. Rare white bound set of first editions with inscriptions by Lewis Carroll (lacking final leaf of adverts in Volume I as noted). See: Williams, Madan and Green, The Lewis Carroll Handbook, page 150 and page 171. Some copies were bound (presumably for presentation) in green cloth, and at least one in white cloth decorated in gold. Williams, Madan, Green and Crutch, revised edition of the Handbook, does not mention the white binding. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Dry Fly Fishing in Theory and Practice.

      Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington. 1889. Large 8vo. Full green morocco, gilt fillets to sides, spine with raised bands and gilt lettering, gilt turn-ins, marbled boards, t.e.g. ; pp. xii + 289 + [1, ad.], 25 plates mounted-at-large, some coloured, mounted text illustrations on india paper; previous owner's bookpalte to front pastedown, occasional spots, very good. No. 12 of limited edition of 100, numbered and signed by Halford. This is the ultimate purist's guide to dry fly fishing and became the standard work on the subject that was revered by Halford's anglers, even those who came to disagree with him. As Skues said: "I think I was at one with most anglers of the day in feeling that the last word had been written on the art of chalk stream fishing" (Robson, Kenneth (1998). The Essential G. E. M. Skues. London: A & C Black, p. 246.).

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        KOPHETUA THE THIRTEENTH ..

      London: Macmillan & Co., 1889.. Octavo, two volumes: pp. [i-v] vi-vii [viii] [1] 2-237 [238-240: blank]; [i-v] vi-vii [viii] [1] 2-229 [230: blank], original apple green cloth, front panels stamped in black, spine panels stamped in black and gold, publisher's monogram stamped on rear panels, all edges untrimmed. First edition. Corbett's third novel, a utopian story of a mythical kingdom of Oneiria (dreamland) in North Africa. "Romance of the imaginary Utopian Christian kingdom of Oneiria, founded in Africa by an English knight and which flourished until the end of the eighteenth century." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 58. "Ruritania rather than SF." - Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 104. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Bleiler (1978), p. 49. Reginald 03420. Wolff 1439. Tiny ink stain on front cover of volume 1, corner tips lightly bumped, inner hinges strengthened, but a tight, clean, very good copy overall. Very scarce. (#147707)

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        Reise S. M. Schiffes „Albatros“ unter Commando des k. k. Fregatten-Kapitäns Arthur Müldner nach Süd-Amerika, dem Caplande und West-Afrika 1885-1886. Auf Befehl des k. k. Reichs-Kriegministeriums, Marine-Sektion, unter Zugrundelegung der Berichte des k. k. Schiffscommandos. Herausgegeben von der Redaction der „Mittheilungen aus dem Gebiete des Seewesens“.

      Pola, Im Commissions-Verlage bei Carl Gerold‘s Sohn in Wien, 1889. Gr.-8°. Mit einer mehrf. gefalt. lithogr. Karte. X, 463 S., Lwd. d. Zt. m. blindgepr. Deckelbordüren u. goldgepr. Rückentitel. Erstausgabe. - Mit einer eigenh. Widmung des Verfassers am Titelblatt. - Einband etw. berieben. Vorsatzbl. gestempelt. Tlw. etw. gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. - Versand D: 12,00 EUR Benko, Reise S. M. Schiffes „Albatros“ unter Commando des k. k. Fregatten-Kapitäns Arthur Müldner nach Süd-Amerika, dem Caplande und West-Afrika 1885-1886. Auf Befehl des k. k. Reichs-Kriegministeriums, Marine-Sektion, unter Zugrundelegung der Berichte des k. k. Schiffscommandos. Herausgegeben von der Redaction der „Mittheilungen aus dem Gebiete des Seewesens“, Widmungsexemplare, Signierte Bücher, Amerika, Afrika, Marine

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        SYLVIE AND BRUNO and SYLVIE AND BRUNO CONCLUDED BOTH SIGNED BY CARROLL & IN RARE WHITE IMITATION MOROCCO BINDING

      London, Macmillan, 1889.. 2 VOLUMES, FIRST EDITIONS 1889 and 1893. BOTH VOLUMES INSCRIBED BY LEWIS CARROLL and in the RARE WHITE IMITATION MOROCCO BINDING. 8vo, approximately 188 x 125 mm, 7½ x 4¾ inches, 46 illustrations by Harry Furniss in each volume, frontispieces with tissue guards, pages: xxiii, (1), 400, (2) - adverts but lacking final single page of adverts; xxxi, (1), 423, (7). Both volumes are unusually bound in original publisher's white imitation morocco, triple ruled gilt border to both covers, small triple gilt circle to centre of covers, enclosing gilt head of Sylvie to upper cover and gilt head of Bruno to lower cover of Volume I, and enclosing gilt head of the Professor to upper cover and gilt head of the Chancellor to lower cover on Volume II, BOTH SPINES MISSING and now professionally rebacked in matching white morocco with triple gilt rule at head and tail and gilt lettering, all edges gilt, white endpapers in Volume I and black endpapers in Volume II. The white bindings were for presentation. Both volumes have the same inscription in black ink on the half-title by Lewis Carroll: "Adelaide A. Brooks, from the Author. Mar. 27 1897". Covers very lightly soiled, corners slightly worn, board just showing at tips, endpapers and half-titles lightly foxed, small pale spot on half-title of Volume II, tissue guards to frontispieces foxed, light foxing to margin of frontispieces and margin of title pages, very occasional small mark to margins, mostly pale. Rare white bound set of first editions with inscriptions by Lewis Carroll (lacking final leaf of adverts in Volume I as noted). See: Williams, Madan and Green, The Lewis Carroll Handbook, page 150 and page 171. Some copies were bound (presumably for presentation) in green cloth, and at least one in white cloth decorated in gold. Williams, Madan, Green and Crutch, revised edition of the Handbook, does not mention the white binding. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        SYLVIE AND BRUNO and SYLVIE AND BRUNO CONCLUDED. BOTH SIGNED BY CARROLL & IN RARE WHITE IMITATION MOROCCO BINDING.

      London Macmillan 1889 - 2 VOLUMES, FIRST EDITIONS 1889 and 1893. BOTH VOLUMES INSCRIBED BY LEWIS CARROLL and in the RARE WHITE IMITATION MOROCCO BINDING. 8vo, approximately 188 x 125 mm, 7½ x 4¾ inches, 46 illustrations by Harry Furniss in each volume, frontispieces with tissue guards, pages: xxiii, (1), 400, (2) - adverts but lacking final single page of adverts; xxxi, (1), 423, (7). Both volumes are unusually bound in original publisher's white imitation morocco, triple ruled gilt border to both covers, small triple gilt circle to centre of covers, enclosing gilt head of Sylvie to upper cover and gilt head of Bruno to lower cover of Volume I, and enclosing gilt head of the Professor to upper cover and gilt head of the Chancellor to lower cover on Volume II, BOTH SPINES MISSING and now professionally rebacked in matching white morocco with triple gilt rule at head and tail and gilt lettering, all edges gilt, white endpapers in Volume I and black endpapers in Volume II. The white bindings were for presentation. Both volumes have the same inscription in black ink on the half-title by Lewis Carroll: "Adelaide A. Brooks, from the Author. Mar. 27 1897". Covers very lightly soiled, corners slightly worn, board just showing at tips, endpapers and half-titles lightly foxed, small pale spot on half-title of Volume II, tissue guards to frontispieces foxed, light foxing to margin of frontispieces and margin of title pages, very occasional small mark to margins, mostly pale. Rare white bound set of first editions with inscriptions by Lewis Carroll (lacking final leaf of adverts in Volume I as noted). See: Williams, Madan and Green, The Lewis Carroll Handbook, page 150 and page 171. Some copies were bound (presumably for presentation) in green cloth, and at least one in white cloth decorated in gold. Williams, Madan, Green and Crutch, revised edition of the Handbook, does not mention the white binding. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Le Fifre N°1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7 et 8 de la première année

      first editions illustrated with drawings of Forain. Texts Armand Silvestre, Jean Richepin Aurelien Scholl, Emile André ... Some light bites and marginal tears without loss, otherwise nice copy of this rare weekly illustrated magazine. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Le Fifre Paris 1889 29x40cm 7 volumes brochés

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