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        Die Alpenflora der österreichischen Alpenländer, Südbaierns und der Schweiz ; nach der analytischen Methode zugleich als Handbuch zu dem vom D. u. Ö. Alpenvereine herausgegeben "Atlas der Alpenflora" Zugl. Handbuch zu: Hartinger, Anton: Atlas der Alpenflora

      München ; Lindauer ; 1899 ; 1897, 1889, 1897. - XVI, 270 S., Titelblätter + 500 num. Farbtafeln, 15 S. Gesamtverzeichnis der lat. u. deutschen Pflanzennamen HIER Die Alpenflora der österreichischen Alpenländer, Südbaierns und der Schweiz (Textbuch) UND A. Hartinger: Atlas der Alpenflora (5 Kassetten mit insges. 500 farb. Tafeln). Ausführung der Farbentafeln nach Naturaufnahmen und Originalvorlagen v. A. Hartinger. Photolithographie nach eigenem Verfahren von Nenke & Ostermaier, Kunstanstalt, Dresden + + + Textband berieben oder geringf. bestoßen, Oberfächenappretur part. etwas stumpf oder angegriffen, Schnitt u. Seitenränder gebräunt, sonst textsauber und ohne Besitzervermerk. Kassetten mit grünem Leinenbezug und Rückenprägung, tls. leicht berieben, Tafeln augenscheinlich etwas nachgedunkelt, sonst sauber und gepflegt. Werktäglicher Versand. Jede Lieferung m. ordentl. Rechnung und ausgew. MwSt. Der Versand erfolgt als Büchersendung / Einschreiben mit der Deutschen Post bzw. als Päckchen / Paket mit DHL. Die Lieferzeit ist abhängig von der Versandart und beträgt innerhalb Deutschlands 3-5 Tage, in der EU 5 - 12 Tage. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 5500 bearb. v. K. W. v. Dalla Torre ; 2. Aufl.

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        La décoration & l'art industriel à l'Exposition de 1889

      - Typographie Monnoyer, Le Mans 1889, 22,5x33cm, relié. - Prima edizione a stampa di 30 copie della ristampa Artista di novembre 1890. Il legame con bradel beige di cartone aperta, colonna vertebrale liscio, ex libris incollato all'interno della copertina, rilegatura del tempo. Firmato autografo dell'autore E. Bonnaffé giustificazione nel fine-stampa. Libro Illustrato di figure nel testo. Copia rara e piacevole. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale imprimée à 30 exemplaires sur Japon de ce tiré à part de l'Artiste de Novembre 1890. Reliure à la bradel en plein cartonnage beige, dos lisse, ex-libris encollé sur un contreplat, reliure de l'époque. Envoi autographe signé de Paul Verlaine à Edmond Bonnaffé à la justification du tirage in-fine, "Exemplaire de Monsieur E. Bonnaffé. P. Verlaine". Edmond Bonnaffé (1825-1903) était un riche collectionneur et un historien de l'art renommé, très proche des mouvements artistiques de son époque. Ces pages de Verlaine sont un compte-rendu critique du livre de Roger Marx qui porte le même titre (Paris, 1890). Le poète y évoque les grands noms de l'Art Nouveau, tels que Bapst, Chaplet ou encore Gallé. Mais surtout, il y écrit sa célèbre condamnation de la Tour Eiffel : "ce squelette de beffroi, qui ne survivra pas, bien et mille fois au contraire, aux archi-centenaires des Flandres françaises et belges..." En effet, le 14 février 1887, Paul Verlaine avait signé un manifeste de protestation publié par Le Temps avec d'autres personnalités du monde des arts et des lettres parmi lesquelles Charles-Marie-René Leconte de Lisle, Guy de Maupassant, Alexandre Dumas fils, Sully Prudhomme... Ouvrage illustré de figures dans le texte. Rare et agréable exemplaire. Provenances : bibliothèques Edmond Bonnaffé (ex-dono), André Lefèvre (vente à Paris le 16 novembre 1966), Colonel Daniel Sickles (vente à Paris les 28 & 29 octobre 1992), Edouard-Henri Fischer.

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        Histoire de la bête du Gévaudan, véritable fléau de Dieu, d'après les documents inédits et authentiques

      - Chez l'auteur, Saint-Martin-de-Boubaux 1889, 9,5x14cm, broché. - Rara prima edizione di questo libro riferendosi alla misteriosa questione della Bestia del Gévaudan. Un piccolo punto luminoso nel piede posteriore. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Rare édition originale de cet ouvrage faisant référence sur la mystérieuse question de la bête du Gévaudan. Une petite tache claire en pied du dos.  

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        Under the Deodars

      

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        Australia Twice Traversed.

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

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        Report Upon United States Geographical Surveys West of the One Hundredth Meridian; Vol. I-Geographical Report, Appendix F. Memoir of Explorations and Surveys, Etc.

      Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1889. First Edition. Quarto. . 780 pages, with errata (tipped in)and compliments of the author slip laid in, illustrated with 38 lithographed plates, mostly in duotone but some in color. 3 large folding maps. Remarkably clean pages. George M. Wheeler (1842-1905) originally was a West Point graduate who used his degree as an engineer in surveying much of the American West. It was he who named the Colorado Plateau. Once he was authorized to hire a team of 10 specialists, he set out to map the entire west beyond the 100th meridian. His survey of 361,000 square miles created the first major topographical map of the West. The work was mainly done from 1879 to 1883 but though he retired in 1888, he devoted his energies full time to the completion of the official report thus the present volume. Known today as "The Wheeler Survey" its main purpose was to create maps of the area for the establishment of future roads, to record natural resources and to document the Native American tribes of the area. The expedition covered much of the western United States including: New Mexico, California, Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Idaho, Wyoming and Texas. Part 1. Geographical discovery and exploration, west coast and interior, 1500-1800 with chronological list of expeditions and notes on certain old maps, pp. 481-51. Part 2. Epitome of Warren's Memoir, 1800-1857 with added notes, pp. 513-597. Part 3. Geographical and geological explorations and surveys, 1857-1880, pp. 599-545.

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        A Doll's House - Mrs Henderson's Personal Copy

      T Fisher Unwin, 1889 Published by T. Fisher Unwin, 1889, Limited Edition. Laura Henderson's copy with her bookplate and signature. Limited Edition of only 115 numbered copies, signed by publisher T. Fisher Unwin. This is copy number 48 and the first edition of Archer's translation, with a mounted photographic frontispiece of Ibsen and six studio photographs of the actors. Laura Henderson (1864 - 1944) rose to prominence in the 1930s when, as a wealthy and eccentric widow, she founded the Windmill Theatre in London's Great Windmill Street in partnership with Vivian van Damm, and they went on to turn it into a British institution, famed for its pioneering tableaux vivants of motionless female nudity and for having never closed during the Blitz. On her death in 1944, Laura Henderson bequeathed The Windmill to My Dear Bop, Vivian Van Damm. In his 1952 autobiography he described her as a great strain on one's nerves, patience and tact. She was portrayed by Dame Judi Dench in the 2005 film Mrs Henderson Presents. Lovely association. Sightly grubby boards and browned endpapers but contents present very well indeed.

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        Der natürliche Werth.

      Wien, Alfred Hölder, 1889. - XVI 239 (1) S., etw. spät. Ln., NaT., tls. Anm. -- Hayek 2. WWE 1983, 399. - ". Professor an der Deutschen Universität in Prag." - Erste Ausgabe.-- [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Entwickelung der Gesetze des menschlichen Verkehrs, und der daraus fließenden Regeln für menschliches Handeln. Neue Ausgabe.

      Berlin, R. L. Prager, 1889. - (2) S. Anz., (2) VIII 277 (1) S., mehr. Fig., HLn., stockfl., tls. st. Anstr. -- Titelauflage. - Die postume Berühmtheit Gossens veranlaßte den Nachfolger seines Verlegers Vieweg eine Neuausgabe des - wie man glaubte - 1858 auf sein Verlangen eingestampften Werkes zu veranstalten. Es handelt sich aber um die - nur mit neuem Titelblatt und einer zusätzlichen Vorbemerkung ergänzten - Druckbögen der ersten Ausgabe von 1854, die Prager von einem Neffen Gossens erstanden hatte.-- [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Egeson's Weather System of Sun-spot Causality, being original researches in solar and terrestrial meteorology.

      Sydney: Turner & Henderson, 1889. Slim octavo, with five folding plates (including frontispiece), in original faded purple pebbled-grain cloth. Perhaps the first serious claim for an original theory in this field in Australia. Egeson was an astronomer, as was usual for meteorologists before their subject became a specialist field. He includes rainfall, thunderstorm occurrence and other statistical charts, with separate sections on Thunderstorms, Forecasting Rains, and Annual Variability in the Time and Arrival of Rains.Egeson worked for many years as the assistant to Henry Chamberlain Russell at the Sydney Observatory. Light foxing, very good.

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        Histoire de la propriete pretorienne et de l'action publicienne

      Ernest Thorin, Paris 1889 - Restauro alla pagina dell'occhiello e del frontespizio del primo volume senza compromissione del testo XXXIX + 382 + 54 419 + (1) p. 2 voll in-8

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        Foreign Finches in Captivity

      Brumby & Clarke, Huyll 1889 - Pp. 6, viii, 318. 60 chromolithographed plates with tissues. Contemporary half calf. Front joint weakening, cracked in top half but else a good copy. A good, rare, complete copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire de la bête du Gévaudan, véritable fléau de Dieu, d'après les documents inédits et authentiques

      Rare first edition of this work on the mysterious question of the Beast of Gévaudan.Small clear stain to foot of spine. Chez l'auteur Saint-Martin-de-Boubaux 1889 9,5x14cm broché

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        Bas les coeurs! 1870-1871

      Edition, press service of punch on the second course.Rare autograph signed by the author Mr. Conil.Two small snags restored on the back, angled gaps on the first board that also includes three tears, spots on boards.Rare. Albert Savine Paris 1889 12x19cm broché

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      Edo. ???? (Tsutsumi Kichibei); ??

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        Fort comme la mort

      First edition, one of 100 numbered copies on Hollande paper, the only large paper copies after 5 on JaponMorocco-effect black shagreen Jansenist binding by Goy & Vilaine, spine in six compartments, date to foot, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, covers and spine preserved, top edge gilt, slipcase edged with morocco-effect black shagreen A very good copy perfectly bound. Paul Ollendorff Paris 1889 13,5x18cm relié

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        Three Men in a Boat

      Bristol: J. W. Arrowsmith,, 1889. (To Say Nothing of the Dog). Illustrated by A. Frederics. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt, titles and decoration to front board in black, top edge black, adverts to pastedowns. Illustrations in the text by A. Frederics. Bookseller's stamp in blind to head of half-title, contemporary ownership inscription to head of title page. Spine rolled, light browning to endpapers, First edition, first issue, with the requisite points: no street number in the imprint, 37 titles in the Bristol Library ad, and Prince Prigio advertised as "Ready in October". With two newspaper clippings laid in, one reporting the death of Mr Sidney Harry Feron, said to be "the original" Harris, dated 2 March 1933. The other clipping defends the honour of the Sandford Lasher at Sandford-on-Thames, which Jerome had warned his readers against, the newspaper claiming "On any fine afternoon relief buses take bathers to and from this lovely backwater".

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        Les palmiers utiles et leurs alliés....

      Paris, Rothschild, 1889. ____ Seule édition. Elle a été tirée à 250 exemplaires. Illustré par 16 planches en chromolithographie et 120 gravures sur bois dans le texte, dont 16 à pleine page. Une revue des nombreuses espèces de palmiers, avec pour certains d'importantes notices. Certaines planches, très légèrement jaunies. Très bel exemplaire avec la mention dorée sur le premier plat : "Offert par le Ministre de l'Agriculture". ***** Sole edition, printed in an edition of 250 copies. The authors cover numerous palm species. Illustrated by 16 chromolithographed plates, 120 wood-engravings including 16 full page. In-8. Collation : (8), 231, (1) pp., 16 planches h.-t. Demi-chagrin rouge, dos à nerfs orné, tête dorée. (Reliure de l'époque.)....

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        The Bride's Tragedy.

      Privately printed. 1889 Half title. Uncut in contemp. full tan calf by Tout, triple ruled gilt borders & floral corner pieces, gilt dentelles, green morocco label, uplettered in gilt. Bound with the orig. orange wrappers. v.g. 15pp.4 copies only on Copac; one copy only on ABPC. Wise 89; Carter & Pollard, p.290; Barker & Collins, p.227. One of ten pamphlets exonerated by Carter & Pollard in An Enquiry ...

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        Les femmes d'artistes. Compositions de Bieler, Myrbach et Rossi. Gravées par C. Guillaume.

      Paris, Alphonse Lemerre, 1889. ____ Exemplaire de Pierre Béraldi (sa signature sur la couverture) dont toutes les illustrations ont été aquarellées par l'artiste toulousain F. Mazzoli, selon une note sur la page de titre. Mazzoli était le grand-oncle de Pierre Béraldi, fils d'Henri. La reliure est signée L. Lemardeley, un des relieurs favoris de la famille Béraldi. Couverture illustrée et coloriée conservée. Vicaire II, 700 ne signale aucun exemplaire colorié et affirme "qu'il n'a pas été tiré d'exemplaire sur papier de luxe." *****. In-12. Collation : couverture, (6), 218, (4) pp. Demi-percaline saumon, dos orné, couvertures illustrées conservées. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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         De la loi du contraste simultané des couleurs et de l'assortiment des objets colorés considéré d'après cette loi dans ses rapports avec la peinture, les tapisseries des Gobelins, les tapisseries de Beauvais pour meubles, les tapis, la mosaïque, les vitraux colorés, l'impression des étoffes, l'imprimerie, l'enluminure, la décoration des édifices, l'habillement et l'horticulture. Avec une introd. de M. H. Chevreul fils.

      Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, 1889, fort vol. in 4°, de 4ff. XVI-571pp., 2 tableaux dépl., 40 planches h.t. dont 36 en couleur la plupart se dépl. et 9 feuillets imprimés de différentes couleurs, demi-basane verte claire époque, dos orné, coiffes lég. frottées, couv. cons., bon exemplaire frais. Seconde édition de ce très important ouvrage sur la théorie des couleurs, qui a fortement les peintres impressionnistes et pointillistes. Elle a été revue par le fils de l'auteur, qui retrace dans l'introduction la genèse des travaux de son père. Nommé Directeur de la Manufacture royale des Gobelins en 1824, le chimiste Chevreul se pencha très vite sur ce qu'on appelle aujourd'hui la psychophysique des couleurs et leur métrologie. Ainsi le ton de deux plages de couleur paraît plus différent lorsqu'on les observe juxtaposées que lorsqu'on les observe séparément, sur un fond neutre commun. Et une surface de luminosité moyenne paraît plus sombre sur un fond clair, et plus claire sur un fond sombre. "C'est donc la façon dont l'oeil voit et son mécanisme qui importe désormais" disait le chimiste. Les lois de Chevreul fournirent aux coloristes les moyens d'éliminer les effets indésirables des contrastes. L'ouvrage fut réédité luxueusement aux frais de l'Etat en 1889 à la mort de Chevreul. Aujourd'hui, il figure toujours parmi les livres les plus importants sur la couleur. ¶ En français dans le texte n°237 (pour l'édit. originale de 1839) - DSB III p.240.

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

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

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        Bradley's Atlas of the World for Commercial and Library Reference. A Complete American and Foreign Atlas, Compiled from Official State, National and International Surveys Supplemented by Information Furnished by the Postal and Interior Departments...

      Philadelphia. WM. M. Bradley & Bro. 1889. Some 52 maps (tipped-in), handcolored, marbled endpapers, 19 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches, hardbound with FRONT COVER & SPINE LEATHER MISSING. MISSING 18 MAPS: plate 1 - North Polar Charts, 2 - Hemispheres, 4 - Europe, 7 - Ireland, 24 - Palestine, 27 - Africa, 28 - Southern Africa, 29 - Egypt, Arabia Petraea & Lower Nubia, 48 Minnesota, 50 - Kansas, 52 - Manitoba, 53 - Wyoming, 54 - Washington/Oregon, 55 - California, 57 - Arizona/New Mexico, 58 - Colorado, 59 - Missouri, & 68 - Texas. Overall the condition of the maps is very good with occasional light scattered foxing (mainly to first and last few pages), small blue pencil notation to plate 3 Chart of the World and plate 38 MA, CT; a few plates soiled (mainly in outer margins), plate of Massachusetts (not numbered) is soiled and with a split at lower centrefold. Incomplete as an atlas, but a collection of attractive maps from the last years of handcolored atlas maps. There are some 46 double page maps (all tipped in), and 6 double page maps with two separate maps with a decorative border division. On a double sheet with New Jersey (with shared central decorative border) is a most uncommon separate map of Long Island. Other interesting maps include a "United States Railroad Map, Showing Through Lines of Communication from the Atlantic to Pacific, Together with the Various Steamship Lines Along the Seaboard." The Massachusetts/Connecticut maps are the most used.

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        Les jeux du cirque et la fête foraine

      Plon-Nourrit & Cie. First edition on current paper, he was fired 50 leading copies in Japan.Publisher's binding in full red cardboard back smooth, golden head.Book featuring original illustrations by Jules Garnier.Guards uniformly shaded, otherwise good copy.Cartonnage freshness. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Plon-Nourrit & Cie Paris 1889 21x28,5cm reliure de l'éditeur

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        La décoration & l'art industriel à l'Exposition de 1889

      First edition of 30 copies printed on Japan paper of this offprint of l'Artiste for November 1890. §Contemporary Bradel binding of beige paper boards, ex libris to pastedown. §Autograph inscription signed from Paul Verlaine to Edmond Bonnaffé on the justification of printing at end: "Exemplaire de Monsieur E. Bonnaffé. P. Verlaine [Monsieur E. Bonnaffé's copy. P. Verlaine]". Edmond Bonnaffé (1825-1903) was a wealthy collector and noted historian of art, very close to the artistic movements of the age. §These pages by Verlaine are a critical review of the book by Roger Marx of the same name (Paris, 1890). In it, the poet discusses the great names in Art Nouveau, such as Bapst, Chaplet and Gallé. But above all, he writes his famous condemnation of the Eiffel Tower: "This skeletal belfry, that will never outlive, to the contrary indeed! the archi-centenarians of France and Belgium". Indeed, on the 14 February 1887, Paul Verlaine signed a manifesto of protest published by Le Temps, along with other personalities in the arts and literature, including Charles-Marie-René Leconte de Lisle, Guy de Maupassant, Alexandre Dumas fils, Sully Prudhomme, and so on. §Illustrated with figures in text. §A good and rare copy. §Provenance : collections of Edmond Bonnaffé (ex dono), André Lefèvre (his sale, Paris 16 November 1966), Colonel Daniel Sickles (his sale, Paris 28 & 29 October 1992), Edouard-Henri Fischer. % Typographie Monnoyer Le Mans 1889 22,5x33cm relié

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        Oel auf Leinwand.

      80 x 60 cm, gerahmt., Erstausgabe. Mit Initialen des österreichischen Künstlers Axel Leskoschek (1889 - 1976) rechts unten. Mit dem Doktordiplom hat er 1917 seine juristische Ausbildung abgeschlossen und danach an der Landeskunstschule in Graz und an der Grafischen Lehr- und Versuchsanstalt in Wien studiert. Seine Holzschnitte zu den "Legenden des hl. Franziskus" 1920 begründen eine Reihe von Illustrationen zur Weltliteratur. Er war 1923 Mitbegründer der Grazer Sezession, politischer Häftling in Wöllersdorf 1936, ging dann in die Schweiz und war später 8 Jahre lang Professor an der Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Rio de Janeiro. Ab 1948 war er in Wien als Maler, Grafiker und Kunstkritiker tätig. Zahlreiche Holzschnitte, Einbandentwürfe zu Büchern und Öbilder aus Südamerika und Südfrankreich sowie Kupferstiche und Lithographien geben Zeugnis von seinem reichen Schaffen.Joseph Rupert Rudolf Marx (1882 in Graz -1964) bedeutender österreichischer Komponist, Musikpädagoge und Kritiker. Im Zweiten Weltkrieg war Marx - nun aller seiner vorherigen Ämter enthoben - in Wien geblieben und hatte sich mit der ihm noch verbliebenen Stellung als bekannter Komponist und gern gesehener Redner für die "Rettung der untergehenden Musikkultur", wie er es bezeichnete, eingesetzt und im Rahmen dessen einige Reden über die Musik im NS-Staat gehalten. Dies wurde ihm dann auch vorgeworfen. , Tadell Vom Künstler rechts unten signiert. Aus dem Besitz einer guten Freundin des Künstlers. - Axel Leskoschek (1889 - 1976). Mit dem Doktordiplom hat er 1917 seine juristische Ausbildung abgeschlossen und danach an der Landeskunstschule in Graz und an der Grafischen Lehr- und Versuchsanstalt in Wien studiert. Seine Holzschnitte zu den "Legenden des hl. Franziskus" 1920 begründen eine Reihe von Illustrationen zur Weltliteratur. Er war 1923 Mitbegründer der Grazer Sezession, politischer Häftling in Wöllersdorf 1936, ging dann in die Schweiz und war später 8 Jahre lang Professor an der Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Rio de Janeiro. Ab 1948 war er in Wien als Maler, Grafiker und Kunstkritiker tätig. Zahlreiche Holzschnitte, Einbandentwürfe zu Büchern und Öbilder aus Südamerika und Südfrankreich sowie Kupferstiche und Lithographien geben Zeugnis von seinem reichen Schaffen.

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        Xia jiang tu kao. [Cover-title:] Chuan xing bi du xia jiang tu kao. [The essential chart for navigating the Three Gorges of the Yangtze River].

      Shanghai: Xiu hai shan fang shu ju, Guangxu 15 [1889]. Two volumes, oblong 8vo, pp. [9], [53] of charts, [4]; pp. [7], [44] of charts, [5]; a very good copy, printed on double leaves, stitched, as issued, Chinese-style in thin blue paper wrappers, titles on paper labels to front wrappers, in the original blue silk-covered folding case. First edition of the first comprehensive survey of the "Three Gorges" of the Yangtze, with a splendid panoramic pictorial map of the river, its course shown from the lower part of the river to the upper reaches; printed continuously on 97 pages, with the complete itinerary from Yichang in Hubei Province to Kuifo (first volume) and from Kuifo to Chongquing, both in Sichuan Province (second volume). The first complete and systematic navigational chart of this famous stretch of water, the map shows both banks of the river in profile, with detailed information on the gorges, including names and locations of towns and villages (some of which are now completely submerged), details of the tidal flows, distances between key points, prominent identifying features and information on hazards such as rocks and whirlpools. Descriptions of the upstream and downstream itineraries are also present, at the beginning and end of each volume. Several times reprinted, this original edition is of importance as the first comprehensive survey of the Three Gorges before the use of modern surveying techniques, while its illustrations of the settlements and geological features of the gorges provide an important record of a section of the Yangtze which can no longer be visited: the completion of the Three Gorges Dam in 2008 closed the river to small craft navigation and obliterated entire settlements. The hugely controversial project flooded archaeological and cultural sites, displaced some 1.3 million people, and is causing significant ecological change. Some occasional light foxing, but a very good copy, wrappers slightly worn at edges, the folding case rubbed at extremities, preserving one of two bone clasps; a few leaves at the beginning of the second volume clumsily opened.

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        Le tourbier (moeurs picardes)

      Albert Savine. First Edition.Bound in half buckram embossed bronze, flat spine decorated with vegetal decoration cold boards marbled paper, contemporary binding signed Cabry.Illustrated book of a drawing by Pierre Puvis de Chavannes frontispiece.Some spots.Rare.  --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Albert Savine Paris 1889 11x18cm relié

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        La main gauche

      First edition on ordinary paper.Contemporary half mustard-colored Bradel binding over marbled paper boards, gilt floral motif to spine (slightly sunned), double gilt fillet and date to foot of spine, title-label in chocolate brown shagreen, covers preserved (the upper cover mounted on guards).Autograph inscription from Guy de Maupassant to Philippe Gille "... son dévoué confrère et ami...[his devoted colleague and friend]"% Paul Ollendorff Paris 1889 12x19cm relié

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        Picturesque Australasia.

      London. Cassell & Company. 1887 - 1889. FOUR VOLUMES - Vol. 1, 1887; Vol. II and III, 1888; Vol. IV, 1889. Color maps, black and white wood engraved plates and in-text illustrations, approximately 300pp each, index, 10½ x 8 inches, gilt lettered goldenrod cloth covered boards with embossed red and green flower garland (hardbound). Ex-library with institution's stamped ID on inside of front cover and on the title pages of Volumes I, II, III; faint catalogue notation on spine of all four volumes. Covers lightly worn with some foxing to fore-edge, endpapers, and a few additional pages; small drip to top of front cover of volume IV and small soiled spot to back cover of volume I, still a handsome set with particularly bright decorative binding. The chief focus of these lavishly illustrated volumes is on Australia and New Zealand but New Guinea and Fiji are also covered, with essays pertaining to the history, geography, industry, scenic features and urban centers of the above locals prepared by an extensive list of contributors. Volume I features maps of Australia, New Zealand, New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia following the index. Despite the library markings, these are unusually attractive volumes with bright and clean attractive decorative binding, certain to be of interest to collectors, and a set that would display well.

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        Arithmetices Principia Nova Methodo Exposita

      Turin: Bocca Brothers, 1889. First edition, very rare in any condition but especially so in the original printed wrappers, of Peano’s most important work, which contains the first statement of the famous ‘Peano axioms’ for the natural numbers and which remains of seminal importance to mathematics and mathematical logic. “Peano’s most important contribution to the development of the theory and practice of the axiomatic method was his system of axioms for the arithmetic of the natural numbers… On the basis of his axiomatization, Peano constructed the entire theory of natural numbers. In particular, he showed how the elementary theorems of arithmetic can be obtained from his axioms” (Styazhkin, <em>History of Mathematical Logic from Leibniz to Peano</em>, 1969, pp. 278-9). “… with the publication of <em>Arithmetices principia, nova methodo exposita,</em> Peano not only improved his logical symbolism but also used his new method to achieve important new results in mathematics; this short booklet contains Peano’s first statement of his famous postulates for the natural numbers, perhaps the best known of all his creations. His research was done independently of the work of Dedekind, who the previous year had published an analysis of the natural numbers, which was essentially that of Peano but without the clarity of Peano. (This work was the only work Peano wrote in Latin.). <em>Arithmetices principia</em> made important innovations in logical notation, such as ÃŽ for set membership and a new notation for universal quantification. Indeed, much of Peano’s notation found its way, either directly or in a somewhat modified form, into mid-twentieth-century logic” (DSB). No copies listed on ABPC/RBH.</p> <p>“Written in Latin, this small book was Peano’s first attempt at an axiomatization of mathematics in a symbolic language … after having introduced logical notations and formulas, Peano undertakes to rewrite arithmetic in symbolic notation. But he aspires to more than just the provision of a correct logical foundation for arithmetic: the book deals also with fractions, real numbers, and even the notion of limit and definitions in point-set theory… The initial arithmetic notions are “number,” “one,” “successor” and “is equal to,” and nine axioms are stated concerning these notions. Today we would consider that Axioms 2, 3, 4 and 5, which deal with identity, belong to the underlying logic. That leaves the five axioms that have become universally known as “the Peano axioms”… The ease with which we read Peano’s booklet today shows how much of his notation has found its way, either directly or in a somewhat modified form, into contemporary logic” (van Heijenoort, pp. 83-4). Peano’s axioms were subsequently modified and republished by their creator in the five successive versions of his <em>Formulaire </em>and finally perfected in Whitehead and Russell’s <em>Principia Mathematica</em>.</p> <p>“Peano’s <em>Arithmetices principia </em>not only deals with the natural numbers. Having presented all of the basic arithmetical operations, Peano goes on to discuss several topics in order to ‘better show the power of this [new] method’. First he offers a selection of number-theoretical results (without proof, art. 7) and then he introduces the rational and the real numbers. The rationals are rendered as ratios of two natural numbers (art. 8), the reals as formal ‘limits’ of sets of rationals, essentially following Dedekind’s definition by means of cuts (art. 9) … Finally, art. 10 discusses basic results in the topology of the real numbers, belonging to the theory of ‘what Cantor calls <em>Punktmenge </em>(<em>ensemble de points</em>)’, on the basis of the concepts of interior, exterior and limit point. Some of these results were new” (<em>Landmark Writings in Western Mathematics, 1640-1940</em>, pp. 622-3).</p> <p>Peano exerted a profound influence on Bertrand Russell and his work on the foundations of mathematics. “<em>Principia Mathematica</em> had its origins in Russell’s discovery of the work of Peano at the International Congress of Philosophy held in Paris in the summer of 1900, which Peano and his supporters attended in force. To that time Russell had been working for several years attempting to develop a satisfactory philosophy of mathematics. Despite some philosophical successes … a satisfactory outcome had always eluded him. At the conference, however, he very quickly realized that the Peano school had a set of techniques of which he could make use, and on his return from the conference he immediately set about applying them. As a result, he quickly rewrote <em>The Principles of Mathematics</em>, which he had started in 1899, finishing the new version by the end of the year. It was published, after some delay and substantial revisions of Part I, in 1903, billed as the first of two volumes. It was intended as a philosophical introduction to, and defence of, the logicist program that all mathematical concepts could be defined in terms of logic and that all mathematical theorems could be derived from purely logical axioms. It was to be followed by a second volume, done in Peano’s notation, in which the logicist program would actually be carried out by providing the requisite definitions and proofs. At about the same time that Russell was finishing <em>The Principles of Mathematics</em>, he began the collaboration with his former teacher, Whitehead, that produced, many years later, <em>Principia Mathematica</em>” (<em>The Palgrave Centenary Companion to Principia Mathematica</em>, p. xvi).</p> <p>That this pamphlet was written Latin reveals a concern of Peano’s: international accessibility. It was so important to him that he later devoted much of his time to the cause of the auxiliary international language, Interlingua. “In his mathematical writing, addressed to mathematicians at large, Peano changed over early on from his own language of Italian to French, which is more widely known; but even French is not fully international, and he looked back with regret to the time, not so very distant, when Latin had been the universal language of scholars” (Kneebone, <em>Mathematical Logic and the Foundations of Mathematics</em>, 1963, p. 149). Kennedy (<em>Life and Works of Giuseppe</em> Peano, p. 41), however, suggests that both the title and the language of composition were acts “of sheer romanticism, perhaps the unique romantic act of his scientific career”. The Greek <em>Arithmetices</em> was perhaps meant to evoke Euclid, while <em>Principia</em> may have been a tribute to Newton. And writing in French, with which Peano was certainly familiar, would have made the book even more accessible to an international audience.</p> <p>Giuseppe Peano (1858-1932) “became a lecturer of infinitesimal calculus at the University of Turin in 1884 and a professor in 1890. He also held the post of professor at the <em>Academia Militare</em> in Turin from 1886 to 1901. Peano made several important discoveries, including a continuous mapping of a line onto every point of a square, that were highly counterintuitive and convinced him that mathematics should be developed formally if mistakes were to be avoided. His <em>Formulaire de mathématiques</em> (Italian <em>Formulario mathematico</em>, “Mathematical Formulary”), published from 1894 to 1908 with collaborators, was intended to develop mathematics in its entirety from its fundamental postulates, using Peano’s logical notation and his simplified international language... Peano is also known as the creator of <em>Latino sine Flexione</em>, an artificial language later called Interlingua. Based on a synthesis of Latin, French, German, and English vocabularies, with a greatly simplified grammar, Interlingua was intended for use as an international auxiliary language. Peano compiled a <em>Vocabulario de Interlingua</em> (1915) and was for a time president of the Academia pro Interlingua” (Britannica).</p> <p>DSB X: 442; Jean van Heijenoort: <em>From Frege to Gödel. A Source Book in Mathematical Logic, 1879-1931</em> (this work contains an English translation, with introduction, of the <em>Arithmetices Principia</em> – the second work in the collection, after Frege’s <em>Begriffsschrift</em>). 8vo (240 x 159 mm), pp. [xvi], 20. Original printed wrappers, corners and margin with minor chipping, lower part of spine strip with an old amatuer repair, spine strip very profesionally strengthened with Japanese paper (hardly visible), uncut and entirely unopned. Internall with some very minor damp staining. In all a very good copy in the original wrappers. Very rare in any condition.

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        Monterey County: Its General Features, Resources, Attractions, and Inducements to Investors and Home Seekers

      1st [Salinas, CA]: E.S. Harrison, [ca 1889]. Souvenir Edition. First Edition Thus. Originally published in wrappers, the front cover likely served as the title page, as this edition has no title page, apparently as issued. 4to. 88 pp. Double-page map of Monterey County showing school houses, original rancho lines, country roads, etc. and compiled for the Salinas City Board of Trade by James T. Stockdale. Illustrated throughout from photographs and engravings. "Souvenir Edition" in gilt on front board. 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 near fine 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. (Rocq 5514).

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        Casuistique et diagnostic photographique des maladies de la peau....

      Haarlem, Bohn, 1889-1900. ____ Only edition. Illustrated by 60 plates with 90 original photographs. Issued in 10 parts during 12 years, this work on skin diseases is, for obvious reasons, very rare. Nearly all copies in OCLC are incomplete or digital. Each plate is with a text of 4 to 8 pages. The author's was Professor of Syphilis and Skin Disease at University of Amsterdam. Finished after the author's death in 1896 by Mendes da Costa and Spruijt Landskroon. *****. In-folio. Collation : (318) pp., 60 plates. Boîte en toile, titre doré. (Reliure de l'éditeur.)....

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        Les confessions

      H. Launette & Cie. With 96 original engraved compositions by Maurice Leloir. Superb contemporary red morocco by Gardiel, spine in six compartments, gilt dates to spines, gilt roulettes to head- and tail-pieces, gilt dentelle frame to pastedowns, marbled pastedowns and endpapers, double gilt fillets to edges of covers, all edges gilt. Preface by Jules Clarétie.A very good copy in a handsome binding. H. Launette & Cie Paris 1889 22x32cm 2 volumes reliés

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        Les contes du vieux Japon

      original, unusual Edition. Translation by J. Dautremer. 9 volumes of this series appeared in two series of 10 volumes. Volumes range from number 2 to number 10, some are not numbered.Detail: Nr 2: Sparrow which the coupee Language;. Nr. 3: The Battle of the Monkey and the Crab; Nr. 4: The Old Man makes the Dead Trees Bloom. Nr 5: Mount Katsi Katsi;. Nr 6: Mouse Wedding;. Nr 7: The Old Man and The Demons;. Nr. 8: Ourasima Little Fisherman; Nr. 9: The Serpent Eight Heads; Nr. 10: The Matsouyama mirror.Fabric printing, all books sewn together with the Japanese. 15 illustrations by volume, color woodcuts in-text or inset. Takejiro Hasegawa Tokyo s.d. [1889] 10x15,5cm 9 volumes cousus

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        Address in Surgery.

      Melbourne: Stillwell & Co. 1889. Octavo, 23 pp., some foxing, old fold, and manuscript postal address and postmarks (1889), where the pamphlet has been mailed from South Australia to New South Wales; in the original printed wrappers, rather spotted and worn,?ink stain to head of front wrapper. Unusual offprint, rare. This lecture by Stirling is printed from the Intercolonial Medical Congress of Australasia Transactions, from their second session in Melbourne, January 1889. Although not in pristine condition, this is a particularly rare pamphlet, not listed in Ferguson.The pamphlet prints an "Address in Surgery" by Edward C. Stirling, Surgeon to the Adelaide Hospital and lecturer at the University of Adelaide. Stirling was born in 1848 at Strathalbyn, South Australia. Educated at Cambridge, and sometime lecturer at St George's Hospital, London, he returned to South Australia in 1875. He had a long and varied career, which included a stint as the member for North Adelaide, a crossing of the continent from south to north with the Earl of Kintore in 1891, and work as the medical officer and anthropologist with the important William Horn expedition in 1894. A long note in the Australian Dictionary of Biography shows the breadth of his interests: he was actively associated with the Public Library, the Art Gallery, the Zoological Society, the Adelaide Hospital and the State Children's Council, dean of the Faculty of Medicine in 1908-19 and president of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in South Australia. He participated in the long struggle to secure Flinders Chase on Kangaroo Island as a sanctuary. In 1917 Stirling was knighted; he died two years later.Attractively, the work was considered of such interest that one "J. von Düring" has sent the pamphlet through the Australian posts to "E. Chisholm" M.D., of Victoria Street in Ashfield, New South Wales. Hence the old fold running lengthwise along the book, as well as the address details and various postmarks to the back wrapper: two are sadly illegible, but the third is still clear: "Southern Railway S.A. Au 22 89".Although various copies of the Transactions proper are held, this offprint is not in Ferguson, and not known to have been acquired by any Australian institutions since. Interestingly, several other offprints from the same Melbourne congress of 1889, and also printed by Stillwell, are known: Jamieson, On want of proportion in the signs and symptoms of diseases of the heart and great vessels; Marano, On pneumatic therapeutics by means of the portable apparatus; Grant, A Case of Raynaud's Disease.

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        Certains G. Moreau - Degas - Chéret - Whistler - Rops - Le Monstre - Le Fer, etc

      Tresse et Stock, 1889. demi-chagrin brun à nerfs, tête or, non rogné, couverture  Édition originale. Un des 10 exemplaires sur papier de Hollande, premier papier de tête avant 15 Japon. Superbe envoi a. s. : A Alexis Orsat, ces quelques nausées sur le siècle, de son vieil ami JK Huysmans. Alexis Orsat était proche de Georges Landry, de Léon Bloy qui l'appelait son tendre énergumène, mais aussi de Francois Coppée et de Joris-Karl Huysmans avec lesquels il mena sa carrière de fonctionnaire dans les Ministères, de l'Intérieur et de la Guerre. Chaque matin, à 10 heures, ils se retrouvaient à « La Petite Chaise », rue de Grenelle, pour consommer l'immuable collation qui précédait les six heures ininterrompues de copie quotidienne. Des soirs, parfois, ils trompaient de conserve leur vie de garçon dans des bouges moins austères. Landry, le sensuel, qui allait et venait entre alcôve et confessionnal, les rejoignait facilement. Côté littéraire, Orsat se contenta simplement de publier La Salade dans une revuette bruxelloise en 1878. Ce n'est pas un vain titre de gloire car l'œuvre inspira à Huysmans le Poème en prose des viandes cuites au four, l'un des plus beaux textes des Croquis parisiens consacrés aux infortunes des célibataires gastralgiques entre deux âges, écartelés entre la crainte du mariage et le dégoût des fallacieux rosbifs et des illusoires gigots cuits au four des restaurants. Evidemment, ce poème est dédié à Orsat... Orsat qui inspira le personnage de Folantin d'A Vau-l'eau. Bel exemplaire.

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         Traité d'optique

      Paris, Gauthier-Villars, 1889-1893, 3 vol. gd in 8°, de VIII-638pp., 633pp. & 685pp., ill. de 4 planches se dépl. dont une en chromolitho., demi-chagrin vert époque, dos orné très lég. passé., bon exemplaire. Edition originale rare. Mascart fut le 5e titulaire de la chaire de Physique générale et expérimentale du Collège de France. Il soutient sa thèse sur la détermination des longueurs d'onde des rayons ultra-violet du spectre solaire en 1864. A partir de 1870 il entreprend des recherches afin de répondre à la question posée par l'Académie des Sciences pour le grand prix des sciences mathématiques, sur les modifications qu'éprouve la lumière par suite du mouvement de la source lumineuse et du mouvement de l'observateur. ¶ DSB IX-X p.154 "Mascart's scientific career was marked not by great discoveries but by steady stream of first-rate experimental an theorical work in optics, electricity, magnetism, and meteorology."

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        Certains

      Tresse & Stock. First edition on ordinary paper. Contemporary Bradel binding of half light red cloth over marbled paper boards (slightly sunned at edges), spine with gilt floral motif, date and double gilt fillet to foot, black shagreen title label with a tiny tear, covers and spine preserved. Autograph inscription signed by Joris-Karl Huysmans to his friend Charles Buet, whom Huysmans had described in the figure of the dangerously sanctimonious Chantelouve in "Là-bas". Tresse & Stock Paris 1889 12x19cm relié

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        Arithmetices Principia Nova Methodo Exposita.

      Turin: Bocca Brothers, 1889. First edition, very rare in any condition but especially so in the original printed wrappers, of Peano's most important work, which contains the first statement of the famous 'Peano axioms' for the natural numbers and which remains of seminal importance to mathematics and mathematical logic. "Peano's most important contribution to the development of the theory and practice of the axiomatic method was his system of axioms for the arithmetic of the natural numbers... On the basis of his axiomatization, Peano constructed the entire theory of natural numbers. In particular, he showed how the elementary theorems of arithmetic can be obtained from his axioms" (Styazhkin, History of Mathematical Logic from Leibniz to Peano, 1969, pp. 278-9). "... with the publication of Arithmetices principia, nova methodo exposita, Peano not only improved his logical symbolism but also used his new method to achieve important new results in mathematics; this short booklet contains Peano's first statement of his famous postulates for the natural numbers, perhaps the best known of all his creations. His research was done independently of the work of Dedekind, who the previous year had published an analysis of the natural numbers, which was essentially that of Peano but without the clarity of Peano. (This work was the only work Peano wrote in Latin.). Arithmetices principia made important innovations in logical notation, such as Î for set membership and a new notation for universal quantification. Indeed, much of Peano's notation found its way, either directly or in a somewhat modified form, into mid-twentieth-century logic" (DSB). No copies listed on ABPC/RBH. "Written in Latin, this small book was Peano's first attempt at an axiomatization of mathematics in a symbolic language ... after having introduced logical notations and formulas, Peano undertakes to rewrite arithmetic in symbolic notation. But he aspires to more than just the provision of a correct logical foundation for arithmetic: the book deals also with fractions, real numbers, and even the notion of limit and definitions in point-set theory... The initial arithmetic notions are "number," "one," "successor" and "is equal to," and nine axioms are stated concerning these notions. Today we would consider that Axioms 2, 3, 4 and 5, which deal with identity, belong to the underlying logic. That leaves the five axioms that have become universally known as "the Peano axioms"... The ease with which we read Peano's booklet today shows how much of his notation has found its way, either directly or in a somewhat modified form, into contemporary logic" (van Heijenoort, pp. 83-4). Peano's axioms were subsequently modified and republished by their creator in the five successive versions of his Formulaire and finally perfected in Whitehead and Russell's Principia Mathematica. "Peano's Arithmetices principia not only deals with the natural numbers. Having presented all of the basic arithmetical operations, Peano goes on to discuss several topics in order to 'better show the power of this [new] method'. First he offers a selection of number-theoretical results (without proof, art. 7) and then he introduces the rational and the real numbers. The rationals are rendered as ratios of two natural numbers (art. 8), the reals as formal 'limits' of sets of rationals, essentially following Dedekind's definition by means of cuts (art. 9) ... Finally, art. 10 discusses basic results in the topology of the real numbers, belonging to the theory of 'what Cantor calls Punktmenge (ensemble de points)', on the basis of the concepts of interior, exterior and limit point. Some of these results were new" (Landmark Writings in Western Mathematics, 1640-1940, pp. 622-3). Peano exerted a profound influence on Bertrand Russell and his work on the foundations of mathematics. "Principia Mathematica had its origins in Russell's discovery of the work of Peano at the International Congress of Philosophy held in Paris in the summer of 1900, which Peano and his supporters attended in force. To that time Russell had been working for several years attempting to develop a satisfactory philosophy of mathematics. Despite some philosophical successes ... a satisfactory outcome had always eluded him. At the conference, however, he very quickly realized that the Peano school had a set of techniques of which he could make use, and on his return from the conference he immediately set about applying them. As a result, he quickly rewrote The Principles of Mathematics, which he had started in 1899, finishing the new version by the end of the year. It was published, after some delay and substantial revisions of Part I, in 1903, billed as the first of two volumes. It was intended as a philosophical introduction to, and defence of, the logicist program that all mathematical concepts could be defined in terms of logic and that all mathematical theorems could be derived from purely logical axioms. It was to be followed by a second volume, done in Peano's notation, in which the logicist program would actually be carried out by providing the requisite definitions and proofs. At about the same time that Russell was finishing The Principles of Mathematics, he began the collaboration with his former teacher, Whitehead, that produced, many years later, Principia Mathematica" (The Palgrave Centenary Companion to Principia Mathematica, p. xvi). That this pamphlet was written Latin reveals a concern of Peano's: international accessibility. It was so important to him that he later devoted much of his time to the cause of the auxiliary international language, Interlingua. "In his mathematical writing, addressed to mathematicians at large, Peano changed over early on from his own language of Italian to French, which is more widely known; but even French is not fully international, and he looked back with regret to the time, not so very distant, when Latin had been the universal language of scholars" (Kneebone, Mathematical Logic and the Foundations of Mathematics, 1963, p. 149). Kennedy (Life and Works of Giuseppe Peano, p. 41), however, suggests that both the title and the language of composition were acts "of sheer romanticism, perhaps the unique romantic act of his scientific career". The Greek Arithmetices was perhaps meant to evoke Euclid, while Principia may have been a tribute to Newton. And writing in French, with which Peano was certainly familiar, would have made the book even more accessible to an international audience. Giuseppe Peano (1858-1932) "became a lecturer of infinitesimal calculus at the University of Turin in 1884 and a professor in 1890. He also held the post of professor at the Academia Militare in Turin from 1886 to 1901. Peano made several important discoveries, including a continuous mapping of a line onto every point of a square, that were highly counterintuitive and convinced him that mathematics should be developed formally if mistakes were to be avoided. His Formulaire de mathématiques (Italian Formulario mathematico, "Mathematical Formulary"), published from 1894 to 1908 with collaborators, was intended to develop mathematics in its entirety from its fundamental postulates, using Peano's logical notation and his simplified international language... Peano is also known as the creator of Latino sine Flexione, an artificial language later called Interlingua. Based on a synthesis of Latin, French, German, and English vocabularies, with a greatly simplified grammar, Interlingua was intended for use as an international auxiliary language. Peano compiled a Vocabulario de Interlingua (1915) and was for a time president of the Academia pro Interlingua" (Britannica). DSB X: 442; Jean van Heijenoort: From Frege to Gödel. A Source Book in Mathematical Logic, 1879-1931 (this work contains an English translation, with introduction, of the Arithmetices Principia - the second work in the collection, after Frege's Begriffsschrift). 8vo (240 x 159 mm), pp. [xvi], 20. Original printed wrappers, corners and margin with minor chipping, lower part of spine strip with an old amatuer repair, spine strip very profesionally strengthened with Japanese paper (hardly visible), uncut and entirely unopned. Internall with some very minor damp staining. In all a very good copy in the original wrappers. Very rare in any condition.

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

      Simonides i Ko Tsargrad E. L. Kasprovich E.L. Kaprovich between and 1904 printed by G. Uschmann in Weimar 1889 - Sixteenmo (12 x 8 cm). 23, [1] pp., printed on pink paper; two small closed tears to title. Modern black morocco backed marbled paper-covered boards, spine with six gilt rules, the title in Russian in one panel, original printed green wrappers with grey printed label on the front cover bound in. Very rare edition of the Pushkin's erotic poem published in Germany with a fake imprint for clandestine circulation in Russia. Bored with church observances and revolted by the pious hypocrisy, Pushkin wrote this satirical amalgam of several of the Church's most revered dogmas in April 1821. The poem is both blasphemous and erotic, satirising the Annunciation, the Virgin Birth and the Fall of Adam and Eve. Being too scandalous to be published, the text circulated anonymously in manuscript. It came to the attention of authorities only in 1828, when a retired staff-captain V. F. Mitkov was arrested for reading the blasphemous text to his servants. An inquiry was opened and Pushkin was soon brought to questioning before the military governor general of St Petersburg. 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 a second period in exile. The poem tells a story of Mary, a beautiful young Jewess neglected by her old husband but soon destined to lose her virginal innocence. After the Lord sees Mary and falls in love, he sends the archangel Gabriel down to announce this to her. But before either of them can take matters further the Devil presents himself to Mary and, turning into a handsome man, seduces her. Gabriel drives him off and repeats the debauchery. After his departure, as Mary is lying contemplatively on the bed, God in disguise of a white dove descends upon her, and, despite her resistance, has its way with her as well. Having been finally left alone Mary considers her position: "Ah, what fun and games I've had today! That's one, two, three. They're really not too bad! I've weather it, I think I can record. Together in a single day I've had The devil, one archangel and the Lord!" (Translation by A.D.P. Biggs, "The Goddysseyy: or The Deviliad". Russian Literature Triquarterly, No3, spring 1972). The text was published by Erazm Lukasz Kasprowicz (1835-1922), who apparently based it on the earlier Geneva edition issued in 1889. Kasprowicz worked for the well-known publisher F.A. Brockhaus in Leipzig in 1859, where he created the Bibliothek Russischer Autoren in 1861. He founded his own publishing house 'Slavische Buchhandlung' in 1864, opening a bookshop a year later. Taking advantage of the liberal censorship in Germany at that time, Kasprowicz focused on publishing texts that were banned in Russia and his native Poland, making his production highly popular with immigrants. Many of such editions were subsequently smuggled back into the Eastern European countries where they circulated illegally. The erotic poem was first published in a collection of Russian poetry in London in 1861. In Russia a censored version was published in 1907, followed by the complete text 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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        Three Men in a Boat. (To Say Nothing of the Dog). Illustrated by A. Frederics.

      Bristol: J. W. Arrowsmith, 1889 - Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt, titles and decoration to front board in black, top edge black, adverts to pastedowns. Bookseller's stamp in blind to head of half-title, contemporary ownership inscription to head of title page. Spine rolled, light browning to endpapers, Illustrations in the text by A. Frederics. First edition, first issue, with the requisite points: no street number in the imprint, 37 titles in the Bristol Library ad, and Prince Prigio advertised as "Ready in October". With two newspaper clippings laid in, one reporting the death of Mr Sidney Harry Feron, said to be "the original" Harris, dated 2 March 1933. The other clipping defends the honour of the Sandford Lasher at Sandford-on-Thames, which Jerome had warned his readers against, the newspaper claiming "On any fine afternoon relief buses take bathers to and from this lovely backwater". [Attributes: First Edition]

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        DIE BÄUME UND STRÄUCHER DES WALDES* In botanischer und forstwirthschaftlicher Beziehung. 3 Bände (vollständig!). Band Nr. I-III. I. Abtheilung: I. Allgemeiner Theil, II. Specieller Theil: Die Nadelhölzer. Mit eilf Farbendruck-Tafeln nach Original-Aquarellen des Malers W. Liepoldt und einhundertachtzehn Textfiguren; II. Abtheilung: Die Laubhölzer. Erster Theil: Die Kätzchenträger. Mit fünfundzwanzig Farbendruck-Tafeln nach Original-Aquarellen des Malers W. Liepoldt und einhundertsechs Textfiguren. III. Abtheilung: Die Laubhölzer. Zweiter Theil: Die Nicht Kätzchen tragenden Laubhölzer. Mit vierundzwanzig Farbendruck-Tafeln nach Original-Aquarellen des Malers W. Liepoldt und einhundertundachtzehn Textfiguren.

      Wien 1889 - Goldprägung auf dem Buchrücken und dem Deckel, Einband mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, Seiten geringfügig gebräunt, insgesamt SEHR GUTER Zustand! Alle Bände 488 Seiten Deutsch 5610g Gr. 4° (35-40 cm), Hardcover, Leinen-Einband [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Drottning Louise.

      Samling av dokument rörande boutredningen efter drottning Louise av Mountbatten, gemål till kung Gustav VI Adolf. A4-format. Ca. 191 sidor med dokument. Rött helklotband med ryggetikett av skinn (G. Hedberg), något blekt rygg. Samlingen, som huvudskligen är i vidimerade kopior, men även vissa dupl, består av 1: Förberedande åtgärder för bouppteckningen och boutredning, 2: Handlingar rörande lösöreslegat, 3: Bouppteckning med bilagor, 4: Korrespondens, 5: Arvsskatteberäkning och ansökan till H.M. Konungen om återfående av viss del av arvsskatten, 6: Arvsskiftet. Drottning Louise Mountbatten (1889-1965) gifte sig med kronprins Gustav Adolf 1923, och blev 1950 drottning av Sverige. Hon var både internationellt och i Sverige mycket uppskattad. Hon insjuknade efter nobelfesten i december 1964, opererades för problem i blodcirkulationen, men under våren tillstötte problem och den 7 mars 1965 avled hon. Gustav Adolf utsåg prins Bertil, förste hovmarskalken Eric Wetter och chefen för konungens hovförvaltning överintendent Herbert Bexelius till exekutorer av drottningens testamente, och troligtivs skapades tre samlingar av dessa dokument, en för varje exekutor. Detta är troligen exemplaret efter antingen Eric Wetter eller Herbert Bexelius. Då Louise hade släkt och egendom i England återfinns i samlingen mycket korrespondens inte minst med hennes bror Lord Mountbatten av Burma. Mycket personlig samling dokument, som kommer drottning Louise nära. Här ges listor på hennes personliga egendom, smycken, tavlor, möbler etc., men även aktieinnehav, liksom listor på vad av hennes lösöre som testamenterats till vem bland både släktingar och anställda på hovet.

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        Notes sur le théorème de Bachet. 1889-1893

      Manuscrit in-8 de 281 feuillets, 1889. demi-chagrin aubergine à coins de l'époque, dos à nerfs orné, tranches dorées, signet, demi-chagrin aubergine à coins de l'époque, dos à nerfs orné, tranches dorées, signet, , , , « Une fort belle démonstration du théorème de Bachet » Recueil de notes manuscrites inédites, de rares tirés à part ou d'extraits de Revue d'Adolphe Matrot concernant son explication et sa démonstration du théorème de Bachet. Dans l'histoire de l'arithmétique théorique, Bachet de Méziriac joue un rôle essentiel. Dans les commentaires de son édition de Diophante d'Alexandrie, qu'il publia en 1621 à Paris, il posa, afin de résoudre les équations diophantiennes du premier degré, le théorème qui stipule que tout nombre entier est ou bien un carré, ou bien composé de deux, trois ou quatre carrés. Véritable pierre de touche de la théorie des nombres, ce théorème stimula et excita l'analyse de quelques grands mathématiciens : Fermat au XVIIe (qui en déduit son petit et grand théorème, son équation et ses nombres), Euler au XVIIIe (qui démontrât le grand théorème de Fermat, et s'approcha de la démonstration du théorème de Bachet en élucidant le 6e nombre de Fermat), puis enfin Lagrange (qui, en 1770, démontra la théorème de Bachet, vieux de 150 ans, démonstration reprise et améliorée par Euler en 1776). Adolphe Matrot (1841-1896), major de polytechnique et ingénieur en chef des Mines de Paris s'intéressa, à la fin des années 1880, à la décomposition des nombres entiers. Il rédigea, en 1889, une note ("Notions sur les résidus quadratiques") comme complément au Cours d'arithmétique de Combette. Matrot ignorait alors les recherches d'Euler et Lagrange. Edmond Lucas (professeur de mathématiques au Lycée Saint-Louis et auteur, en 1891, d'une « Théorie des nombres »), ayant eu connaissance des recherches de Matrot, lui adressa un billet (présent au sein du présent recueil) l'encouragement à poursuivre ses recherches d'arithmétiques. Matrot approfondit alors ses recherches en publiant et présentant, sous diverses formes, ses résultats entre 1889 et 1890. En décembre 1890, commençant la lecture des mémoires de Lagrange et Euler, il réussit à démontrer à plusieurs reprises entre 1891 et 1893, et sous des formes différentes, le théorème de Bachet. Il poussa son analyse jusqu'à la démonstration du lemme relatif aux diviseurs d'une somme de quatre carrés. Lucas, en introduction de sa Théorie des nombres (1891) qualifiait la démonstration de Matrot de « fort belle ». Le présent recueil, établit par Matrot lui-même recompose l'histoire de ses propres découvertes d'arithmétique. Il se compose de versions manuscrites inédites et d'imprimés peu communs : -Notion sur les résidus quadratiques. Décomposition d'un nombre entier en une somme de carrés entiers (manuscrit d'un supplément à l'Arithmétique de Combette, décembre 1889) ; -Décomposition d'un nombre entier en une somme de carrés entiers : Variante [Supplément à la note précédente] (manuscrit, mars 1890) -Exposé élémentaire de la théorie des résidus quadratique (manuscrit, mars 1890, comprenant des variantes en rouge de l'auteur, pouvant « prendre place dans un cours élémentaire d'Arithmétique ») ; -Sur la décomposition d'un entier quelconque en une somme de carrés. Sur les résidus quadratiques (extrait de la Revue de l'Association française pour l'avancement des sciences, Congrès de Limoges, août 1890) ; -Démonstration du Théorème de Lagrange sur l'équation At2 + Bu2 + C= mep (note manuscrite, avril 1890) ; -Démonstration élémentaire du théorème de Bachet, Paris, Nony, 1891 (plaquette séparée) ; -Démonstration élémentaire du théorème de Bachet, Paris, Delagrave, 1891 (tiré à part extrait du Journal de mathématiques élémentaires ; nouvelle rédaction de la précédent publication) ; -Sur le théorème de Bachet. Aperçu historique (extrait de la Revue de l'Assocation française pour l'avancement des sciences, Congrès de Marseille, 1891) -Théorème de Bachet - Note sur la démonstration du lemme relatif aux diviseurs d'une somme de quatre carrés (note manuscrite, mai 1892) -Nouvelle démonstration élémentaire du théorème de Bachet, Paris, Chaix, 1893 (tiré à part extrait du Journal de Mathématiques élémentaires ; cette publication est affranchie des considérations sur les résidus quadratiques et rattache étroitement le théorème de Bachet à celui de Fermat). En appendice, huit copies manuscrites de Matrot ou extraits imprimés de Mémoires et articles de Lagrange, Wertheim et Humbert sur Bachet et son théorème. Exemplaire unique ; intérieur intact

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        L'Univers dans Paris. Illustré par A. Choubrac.

      C. Marpon et E. Flammarion, Paris 1889 - In-12 de (8)-394-(1) pp., maroquin brun doublé de peau de vélin, dos orné à nerfs, triple filet doré sur les plats, dentelle intérieure, tête dorée, non rogné, couverture illustrée conservée (Vermorel). Edition originale. Exemplaire offert à l'illustrateur Choubrac par les auteurs Buguet et Benjamin, avec cet envoi autographe signé : « A notre bon ami et bien spirituel collaborateur, les dévoués et reconnaissants. ». Deux dessins à la plume sur peau de vélin de Choubrac sont montés sur les contreplats du volume : Scène de harem avec le titre L'Univers à l'encre rouge, et une scène de corrida. Albert Choubrac (1853-1902), peintre, dessinateur, affichiste et illustrateur, a collaboré aux Hommes d'aujourd'hui, au Courrier français, au Bavard de Marseille, et exposé au Salon des Incohérents. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        FLORES DE CEREZO AL ATARDECER (SERIE COSTUMBRES DE LA ÉPOCA EDO)

      1889 - Materia: Xilografía en color japonesa, original del siglo XIX. Publicación: 1889 Dimensiones: Tríptico cada plancha 38 X 25 cm. Las tres planchas 38 x 75 cm. Técnica: Xilografía en color (el dibujo se crea con planchas de madera) Ukiyo-e. Notas: Precioso tríptico de unas bellezas (bijin) viendo las flores de cerezo en una tarde de primavera. Una madre lleva a su hijo en la espalda mientras camina a lo largo de los peldaños que conducen a un estanque del jardín, el niño accidentalmente deja caer su juguete en el agua. A la derecha, una compañera se inclina para recoger el juguete. Dos mujeres se paran en una veranda construida sobre el agua a la izquierda, mientras que otras dos mujeres caminan de la mano por el terreno. Las suntuosas telas de kimono con mucho detalle y con relieve en el acabado blanco. oyohara Chikanobu (1838?1912) Chikanobu fue samurai e intervino en varias batallas, en una de las cuales resultó herido. Sus primeras obras representan escenas bélicas. Fue discípulo del célebre Toyohara Kunichika, de quien adoptó el nombre, por lo que también se le conoce como Toyohara Chikanobu. Después de una etapa de occidentalización, acorde con la política general de la era Meiji (1868-1912) que le tocó vivir, Chikanobu retornó a las tradiciones japonesas. Sus cuadros de mujeres, particularmente de clase alta y de la aristocracia, evocan una vuelta nostálgica a los valores de la época pre-Meiji. Algunos de sus grabados se inspiran en los de generaciones anteriores y en el ukiyo-e tradicional. Conservación: Muy buen estado. UUS1

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1889 - 1889 Wisden Paperback, Facsimile Spine, Covers & Ads

      1889. This is an 1889 Original Paperback Wisden, with facsimile spine, covers and adverts. There is quite a bit of trimming as shown but nice and white pages inside and excellent photoplate (the first one issued) some spotting to the first couple of pages.

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