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         Detskaja illjustrirovannaja kniga v istorii Rossii. 1881-1939 (podarochnyj komplekt iz 2 knig)

      Ulej,Studija "Samolet" - Unikalnyj podarochnyj komplekt v futljare. Dvukhtomnoe izdanie vkljuchajuschee bolee 500 proizvedenij iskusstva detskoj illjustrirovannoj knigi v istorii Rossii 1881-1939 godov, s unikalnym imennym ukazatelem khudozhnikov i shirokim spravochnym apparatom, pridumano v dizajn-studii "Samolet" pod rukovodstvom V.I.Semenikhina. Uzhe mnogimi v mire priznano, chto otechestvennye knizhki-kartinki obladajut neobyknovennoj vyrazitelnostju. Ikh smelye, zabavnye, ozornye risunki mogut stat nastojaschim istochnikom vdokhnovenija, otkrytiem dlja ljubogo dizajnera, khudozhnika, iskusstvoveda, bibliofila, prepodavatelja, roditelja. Eto samoe bolshoe izdanie po istorii rossijskoj detskoj illjustrirovannoj knigi. Iskusstvovedcheskij tekst razbit na devjat glav, 2 toma knigi soderzhat okolo 1800 illjustratsij. Unikalnyj imennoj ukazatel khudozhnikov (svyshe 190 personalij) s kratkimi biograficheskimi svedenijami i glossarij - itog mnogoletnej nauchnoj i izyskatelskoj raboty. Po mnogim personalijam svedenija publikujutsja - ne tolko v Rossii, no i v mire - vpervye. EAN 9785915290067 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Critique of Pure Reason

      London: Macmillan and Company Ltd, 1881. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. First thus. (First printing of this translation.) lxii, 510, supplement; xxxi, 735pp. Two volumes. Original pebbled crimson cloth with gilt spine lettering, black top stain and endpapers. Good+ with sunned cloth at spines and front covers, wear at head and tail, front and rear hinges starting. A few reading smudges and notes in light pencil. Some pages unopened at top. A few small stains on spine of Vol. II. The first appearance of Max Mueller's translation of Kant's masterwork, which would be the standard for nearly a century.

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         Lehrbuch der Gehirnkrankheiten für Aerzte und Studirende - 3 Bände.

      Kassel, Berlin ; Fischer, 1881 - 1883. - 371 + 251 + 321 S. ; 96 Abb. Guter Zustand. Bibliotheks-Exemplare mit Stempeln und Signaturaufkleber. Bd. 1 und 2 Halbleder, stärker berieben, Bd. 3 neuer Leineneinband. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2450 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Badeszene am Strand. Tempera auf Pappe, 14,5 x 27 cm, r.u. signiert, nicht datiert. Neu gerahmt.

      - Vollmer IV S.224.- Schülein, geb. 1881 in München, Landschaftsmaler und Graphiker, Schüler von Habermann, verbrachte längere Zeit in Paris. Vertreten u.a. in der Städt. Galerie München. Diverse Ausstellungen. (Vollmer).- Etwas verwischt in zarten Pastelltönen gemalte mehrfigurige Szene mit kl.Booten und Badezelten. Dünen und Steilklippen im Hintergrund.- Wenige punktuelle Farbabplatzungen am linken unteren Bildrand, sonst frisch.-Wegen Versandkosten etc. bitte vorher beim Händler (per e-mail ) anfragen!

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         TAPUSCRIT. L'Hôtel de la Chancellerie d'Orléans. Au Palais-Royal, 10 rue de Valois et rue des Bons Enfants à Paris. Histoire et Description par Gustave Sandoz.

      - 1881-1898. Fort in-4, titre imprimé, 92 pp. tapuscrites (quelques numéros de chapitre, phrases et légendes manuscrits), une eau-forte et (13) photographies originales hors-texte, contrecollés sur feuillets montés sur onglets, reliure demi-maroquin à coins (dos légèrement passé). Ex-libris gravé (un angelot tenant un sablier) : Gustave Sandoz. Joint : deux faire-part de mariage (entre Juliette Vuillaume et Gérard Sandoz). Rare document dactylographié, copié à seulement 10 exemplaires (cf. infra), illustré de 13 tirages photographiques contrecollés sur cartons forts et d'une gravure. ENVOI autographe signé de Gustave-Roger Sandoz (le fils de l'auteur) à Victor Champion. Joint : une LETTRE autographe manuscrite du même à Champion indiquant qu'il avait fait copier 10 exemplaires de cet ouvrage, les circonstances de la naissance duquel sont détaillées dans une lettre (reproduite) du fils de l'auteur à G. Berger, le Président de l'Union Centrale des Arts Décoratifs (UCDA, qui occupait alors l'Hôtel de la Chancellerie) : ces documents, réunis par Gustave Sandoz et restés à l'état de manuscrit à la mort de leur auteur, furent rassemblés par son fils, qui en fit faire des copies et intercalla dans le texte des photographies qu'avait fait tirer Darcel, le Directeur du Musée de Cluny, pour un autre ouvrage. L'Hôtel de la Chancellerie fut détruit en 1916 au profit de la Banque de France. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). *** Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. *** Langue : Français

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         Ponts Portatifs Economiques, systeme G. Eiffel

      - Ponts portatifs économiques système G.Eiffel. Societé de Constructions de Levallois Perret, Constructeurs. Eiffel designed these bridges around 1881 and first adapted them in 1885 (Orleans) and thereafter throughout the world. The more famous Bailey system bridge dates back to 1943. Book catalog contains design drawings with a size of 36 x 27 cm across 2 p. Of traffic bridges and passes in a variety of widths and lengths. Also a drawing with 2 types of foundation pillars in the water. There is a table listing for the various types of standard elements. The draft book was published in mid-1890-1895 by the construction company Societé de Constructions de Levallois Perret of G. Eiffel. This issue is not yet known in academic libraries of universities or other libraries worldwide. In good condition

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         Afghanistan and South Africa

      [with] DAVISON (C.) The Case of the Boers in the Transvaal [with] BRABOURNE (E.H. Knatchbull-Hugessen, Baron). The Truth About the Transvaal [with] CAIRNS (Hugh McCalmont, Earl). Peace with Dishonour.Pamphlets. 8vo. Twentieth-century quarter morocco, spine gilt. 76, [2], 30, 15, 4, 24pp. London,

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         Dainty dishes for Indian tables.

      Calcutta: W. Newman. Second Edition.. Unusually excellent condition with only minor signs of wear and some unimportant bumping to corners. Binding firm. . Second Edition. Calcutta, W. Newman, 1881. Small Octavo. VIII, 448 pages plus sevral pages with advertising for menu cards and also an illustraed advertisement for a patented oven (Portable Mineral Oil Cooking Stove by T.E.Thomson & Co.) ! Original sage green cloth with gilt lettering and illustrations on spine and front board. Unusually excellent condition with only minor signs of wear and some unimportant bumping to corners. Binding firm. This being the cookery book for the colonial Lady in India of the outgoing 19th century, only this second edition inclues the important recipes for Curry Powders ! Also included are directions for Kitchen Utensils / Weights and Measures / Sauces, Condiments and Pickles / Fish / Beef / Mutton / Lamb / Game / Items for Invalids / Bread / Creams, Blanc-Manger / Jellies / Cakes / Preserves & Compots / Coffee, Tea, Chocolate / Dessert Dishes / Dried Fruits / Confectionery / etc.

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         La Jangada. 800 lieues sur l'Amazone

      - Hetzel, Paris 1881, In-8 (18x27,7cm), 378pp., relié. - Prima edizione illustrata di Benett. Monitoraggio: Da Rotterdam a Copenaghen a bordo dello yacht a vapore "Saint-Michel" di Paul Verne, illustrato da Riou. Catalogo AP. Cartone con due elefanti rossi. parte bassa della schiena, A.Lenègre, legante. Secondo tipo Lenègre di piatto con amaretti freddo. l'oro complesso un po 'sbiadito. piastra superiore abbastanza bene, angolo ripiegato. Caps crollato. protezione della coda con 4 tagli micro. mandibola tagliare 1 cm in coda. Alcuni graffi di luce sul piano inferiore. Copiare le tasse, completamente privo di foxing. Uno dei pochi titoli Verne appartenenti al genere poliziesco, con un sondaggio da effettuare e un puzzle da risolvere. Una famiglia in vista del matrimonio in Brasile, lungo l'Amazon su una barca zattera chiamata, in modo da formare sul legno. Il protagonista si rifugia per un crimine che non ha commesso in Perù. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Première édition illustrée par Benett. Suivi de : De Rotterdam à Copenhague à bord du yacht à vapeur "Saint-Michel" par Paul Verne, illustrée par Riou. Catalogue AP. Cartonnage aux Deux éléphants rouge. En bas du dos, A.Lenègre, relieur. Second plat de type Lenègre d, avec macaron à froid. Dans l'ensemble ors un peu fanés. Plaque supérieur assez bien, coin repliés. Coiffes affaissées. Coiffe de queue portant 4 micro coupures. Mors inférieur coupé sur 1 cm en queue. Quelques légères rayures sur le plat inférieur. Exemplaire frais, totalement exempt de rousseurs. Un des rares titres de Verne appartenant au genre policier, avec une enquête à mener et une énigme à résoudre. Une famille, en, vue d'un mariage au Brésil, descend l'Amazone sur une embarcation appelée jangada, sorte de train sur bois. Le protagoniste s'est réfugié pour un crime qu'il n'a pas commis au Pérou.  

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         The Angler's Complete Guide and Companion: Being a Practical Treatise on Angling and its Requirements, with beautifully executed illustrations, in colours, of the artificial flies for the different months, and highly finished engravings of all other neces

      London & Hertford. Published by the author. W. Cates. & Simosn and Co. [1881].. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s) 12mo, 18cm, The First Edition, 203, with 2p of ads., with 77 hand coloured artificial flies for the different months on 12 plates, plus hundred of text illustrations from engravings, (hooks, reels, fish, etc.), index, catalogue of rods and tackle, Fine Signed binging "Bayntun, Binders, Bath, Eng." in full dark green wavy grain polished calf, gilt decorated raised bands, gilt borders in angling motif decorations in the panels, crushed red morocco label, bind and gilt decorated borders on the boards, wide gilt decorated dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edge's gilt, with the original gilt pictoiral decorated brown cloth and spine bound in at the end, a fine copy, author's presentation copy "Presented with the Author's Compliments", rare thus. (Spg) A scarce angling book. Westwood & Satchell, p. xx - "A tackle-maker"s publication, as the title indicates, but far before any similar work in this country. The flies are particularly well done, and much information, useful to anglers, is appended." .

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         MAP OF WESTERN PALESTINE.

      - From surveys conducted for the Committee of the Palestine Exploration Fund. Special edition illustrating the divisions of the natural drainage and the mountain ranges, according to \i An Introduction to the \i Survey of Western Palestine by Trelawney Saunders. Large coloured map with printed legend and key; approximately 167 x 94 cm., scale 3/8 inch to 1 mile; mounted on linen in 30 panels, the 2 outer folds backed with marbled paper; housed within a purple cloth slipcase with printed paper title label, the label slightly soiled, slipcase faded and lightly worn; Stanford's Geographical Establishment, London, 1881. *Lieutenants Conder and Kitchener (later Field-Marshall Lord Kitchener), then serving officers in the Royal Engineers, were assigned to survey and map the Holy Land and the area which today is Israel, the West Bank and Gaza. The \i Survey of Western Palestine was published in eight volumes, with Kitchener's contributions included in the first three. The map depicts elevation features, major towns and rivers of the region.

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         Mathematische Theorie der Preisbestimmung der wirtschaftlichen Güter. Vier Denkschriften gelesen vor der Akademie der moralischen und politischen Wissenschaften zu Paris und vor der naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft des Waadt-Landes zu Lausanne.

      Stuttgart: Verlag von Ferdinand Enke, 1881 - Octavo (240 x 170 mm). Modern cloth-backed marbled boards. Ink ownership inscription and ownership stamp to the half-title and title-page respectively of the German economist Erich Schneider, with a few pencil under- and side-rulings. A very good copy. Folding plate. First edition in German of the four memoirs which together made up part of what was to become Walras's Théorie mathématique de la richesse sociale, originally published in 1877. The translator, Ludwig von Winterfeld, was a law student from Zurich. Having heard Walras lecture at Lausanne, in 1876 he offered to prepare a translation of Walras's Eléments d'économie politique pure. Walras instead gave him the Quatre mémoires. Walker 157. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         The works of Charles Dickens: (60 volume set) [Zaehnsdorf bindings]

      Chapman & Hall 1881 - 30 volumes bound in 60. Edition De Luxe. One of 1000, lacking limitation page. Bound in crushed red morocco by Zaehnsdorf. 27 cm. Spines gilt. Top edges gilt. Illustrated with 174 mounted India proof plates of the original illustrations by H.K. Browne, George Cruikshank, Marcus Stone et al. The four plates in Christmas Carol are hand colored. Several volumes lacking the facsimile sheets of original blue wraps. Volumes 1, 2, 3, 6, 9, 14, 21, 24, 29, 31, 33 , 41, 42, and 43 have a detached board. Some of the volumes have worn or brittle hinges. Rubbing. Pages are clean and unmarked. Titles include: Pickwick Papers (4 vols.); David Copperfield (4 vols.); Dombey & Son (4 vols.); Nicholas Nickleby (4 vols.); Bleak House (4 vols.); Martin Chuzzlewit (4 vols.); Little Dorrit (4 vols.); Our Mutual Friend (4 vols.); Old Curiosity Shop (3 vols.); Reprinted Pieces (1 vol.); Christmas Stories (3 vols.); The Uncommercial Traveler (1 vol.); Barnaby Rudge (3 vols.); Hard Times (1 vol.); Oliver Twist (2 vols.); A Tale of Two Cities (2 vols.); Great Expectations (2 vols.); A Child's History of England (2 vols.); Sketches by Boz (2 vols.); Christmas Books (2 vols.); Pictures from Italy (1 vol.); Master Humphrey's Clock (1 vol.); and Edwin Drood (1 vol.). This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         The Whole Art of Marbling as Applied to Paper, Book-Edges Etc. Containing a Full Description of the Nature and Properties of the Materials used, the Methods of Preparing them, and of Executing Every Kind of Marbling in use at the Present Time, with Numerous Illustrations and Examples.

      George Bell and Sons 1881 - Third Edition, half-title, 82pp., 63 inserted specimens, 20 mounted on 5 plates, the remainder full-page, all executed expressly for this work under the immediate superintendence of the author, and most of them by his own hand, facsimile autograph letter by the dedicatee Michael Faraday, presentation inscription from the author on half-title, call number in ink to verso of title, new endpapers, recent green cloth. "A major landmark in Marbling literature as this is the first textbook of marbling. It guides students carefully through all the steps, and provides large samples of the patterns described. Woolnough's great contribution was to open up the technique of marbling, remove the mystery, and make it readily available to any who desired it."—Easton. First published in 1853, a second edition appeared in the following year, and this third edition followed in 1881. Easton, Marbling: a History and a Bibliography. p.48. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         MOTHER GOOSE OR THE OLD NURSERY RHYMES

      George Routledge and Sons, London and New York 1881 - (Greenaway, Kate) illustrator. MOTHER GOOSE OR THE OLD NURSERY RHYMES. London and New York: George Routledge and Sons, [1881]. First edition, first issue [Schuster 140-1aa]. 12mo - 5-1/16" x 6-7/8". Color pictorial turquoise cloth covered boards with black lettering with gilt highlights to both drawing and title, are bright and fresh and this is truly a superior copy of the book. There is a hint of wear at the corners and also at the head and tail of the spine, additionally, the spine is a bit sun faded but these points in no way detract from the overall lovely quality of this copy of the book. Plain blue glazed endpapers. 48 pp. This collection of nursery rhymes is illustrated on every page with full color drawings by Kate Greenaway, which have been engraved and printed by Edmund Evans. The condition of the book is NEAR FINE. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Houses and House-Life of the American Aborigines

      Government Printing Office, Washington 1881 - 4to, beautifully re-bound in 3/4 lt brown leather and tan canvas cloth-covered bds, spine with 5 compartmemts, title, author and date in separate compartments, clean and bright with no markings or damage; first and last feps new, others remain; very tiny prev. owner stamp to title pg, very mild toning, pages supple, illus with many impressive wood engravings, maps, diagrams as well as lovely contemporaneous photogravures of pueblos and full pg. chromolithographic frontis. All the latter still have original tissue. Some of the full pg. lithos may have minimal marking to margins, but the actual illustrations are all unmarked. pp.xiv,281; no dj. Beautifully illustrated and bound, this is a very scarce volume of the U.S. Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region published by the Dept. of the Interior. It is not likely that a nicer copy of this work can be found for sale. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         The Landlord and Tenant ( Ireland ) Act 1870.Four volumes bound in Two.

      Alexander Thom & Sons - 1881. Hardcover. 67pp +752pp. +821pp. +93pp index to evidence and appendices.Folio .Bound in Maroon Buckram with new labels.From the Library of the Public Record Office.Ireland in the Nineteenth Century. Four volumes bound in Two. . . . . . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         The Whole Art of Marbling as Applied to Paper, Book-Edges Etc. Containing a Full Description of the Nature and Properties of the Materials used, the Methods of Preparing them, and of Executing Every Kind of Marbling in use at the Present Time, with Numerous Illustrations and Examples

      George Bell and Sons. 1881. Third Edition, half-title, 82pp., 63 inserted specimens, 20 mounted on 5 plates, the remainder full-page, all executed expressly for this work under the immediate superintendence of the author, and most of them by his own hand, facsimile autograph letter by the dedicatee Michael Faraday, presentation inscription from the author on half-title, call number in ink to verso of title, new endpapers, recent green cloth. "A major landmark in Marbling literature as this is the first textbook of marbling. It guides students carefully through all the steps, and provides large samples of the patterns described... Woolnough's great contribution was to open up the technique of marbling, remove the mystery, and make it readily available to any who desired it..."—Easton. First published in 1853, a second edition appeared in the following year, and this third edition followed in 1881. Easton, Marbling: a History and a Bibliography. p.48.

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         The works of Charles Dickens: (60 volume set) [Zaehnsdorf bindings]

      London: Chapman & Hall, 1881. Hardcover. Good. 30 volumes bound in 60. Edition De Luxe. One of 1000, lacking limitation page. Bound in crushed red morocco by Zaehnsdorf. 27 cm. Spines gilt. Top edges gilt. Illustrated with 174 mounted India proof plates of the original illustrations by H.K. Browne, George Cruikshank, Marcus Stone et al. The four plates in Christmas Carol are hand colored. Several volumes lacking the facsimile sheets of original blue wraps. Volumes 1, 2, 3, 6, 9, 14, 21, 24, 29, 31, 33 , 41, 42, and 43 have a detached board. Some of the volumes have worn or brittle hinges. Rubbing. Pages are clean and unmarked.
Titles include: Pickwick Papers (4 vols.); David Copperfield (4 vols.); Dombey & Son (4 vols.); Nicholas Nickleby (4 vols.); Bleak House (4 vols.); Martin Chuzzlewit (4 vols.); Little Dorrit (4 vols.); Our Mutual Friend (4 vols.); Old Curiosity Shop (3 vols.); Reprinted Pieces (1 vol.); Christmas Stories (3 vols.); The Uncommercial Traveler (1 vol.); Barnaby Rudge (3 vols.); Hard Times (1 vol.); Oliver Twist (2 vols.); A Tale of Two Cities (2 vols.); Great Expectations (2 vols.); A Child's History of England (2 vols.); Sketches by Boz (2 vols.); Christmas Books (2 vols.); Pictures from Italy (1 vol.); Master Humphrey's Clock (1 vol.); and Edwin Drood (1 vol.).
This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.


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         Dainty dishes for Indian tables.

      Calcutta, W. Newman. 1881 - Second Edition. Small Octavo. VIII, 448 pages plus sevral pages with advertising for menu cards and also an illustraed advertisement for a patented oven (Portable Mineral Oil Cooking Stove by T.E.Thomson & Co.) ! Original sage green cloth with gilt lettering and illustrations on spine and front board. Unusually excellent condition with only minor signs of wear and some unimportant bumping to corners. Binding firm. This being the cookery book for the colonial Lady in India of the outgoing 19th century, only this second edition inclues the important recipes for Curry Powders ! Also included are directions for Kitchen Utensils / Weights and Measures / Sauces, Condiments and Pickles / Fish / Beef / Mutton / Lamb / Game / Items for Invalids / Bread / Creams, Blanc-Manger / Jellies / Cakes / Preserves & Compots / Coffee, Tea, Chocolate / Dessert Dishes / Dried Fruits / Confectionery / etc.

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         Mary Stuart A Tragedy

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1881. First edition. [viii], 203, [1, blank]; 32 (publisher's catalogue) pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original blue-green cloth. Near fine (prelims with faintest traces of foxing). First edition. [viii], 203, [1, blank]; 32 (publisher's catalogue) pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Presentation Copy. Author's presentation copy, inscribed "Frederick Sandys from his friend A C Swinburne." Frederick Sandys (1829-1904), Pre-Raphaelite painter, prolific illustrator, and improvident man about town, was a close associate of Dante Gabriel Rossetti and Swinburne, whose poems, such as "Cleopatra," he illustrated.

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         Travels in The Arabian Desert with Special Reference to the Arabian Horse and Its Pedigree

      C. Kegan Paul & Co., London 1881 - 20.5cm, 399pp, unillustrated, cloth covers - rebacked with cloth tape and old spine laid down - a clumsy repair, new eps. Half title has a 5x5cm chip torn from lower inner margin. Odd sporadic marks / foxing. Fair copy. A little untidy - but quite tight and a good reading copy of an important book. pp269-399 concern the Arabian Horse. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Antique Japanese Ukiyo-e Print-GENERAL-MOUNTED HORSE-WARRIOR-BOW-SPEAR-1881

      - Impressive woodblock triptych, showing a general (?) in armor on a dappled horse, with two warriors at his side (one with a bow, the other with a voulge). A gate in the misty distance can be seen on the left side. Original coloured woodblock print, with lacquer finishing, vertical oban triptych. Description: The source of this print is yet unknown, printed ca. 1881.Artists and Engravers: Artist and carver unknown. Condition: Good. Nice impression with strong colours. Backed. General age-related toning or occasional light soiling from handling. Please study scan carefully. Of the three parts, the left is attached to the other two using acid-free archival tape. Due to the nature of these prints, the three parts of the image do not align perfectly. This is not a result of the scan, but part of the print. Storage location: DP-B1-39 The overall size is ca. 28 x 14 inch. The image size is ca. 28 x 14 inch. The overall size is ca. 71 x 35.5 cm. The image size is ca. 71 x 35.5 cm.

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         Petites habitations françaises. Maisons - villas - pavillons.

      Paris: Morel, 1881.(). 100 engraved plates. Folio. 32 x 46 cm. Unbound 4 page signatures as issued. In original qtr. chagrin portfolio. Very good.

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         L'arte antica alla IVa Esposizione nazionale di Belle arti in Torino nel 1880.

      Fratelli Doyen, 1881. Edizione originale in esemplare completo di Indice e delle 100 riproduzioni in fototipia annunciate al frontespizio bicolore illustrato. Difficilmente reperibile completo e nelle medesime perfette condizioni di conservazione. Raro. Custodia editoriale con alette in tutta tela color mattone, titoli e filetti in oro, pp. indice + 100 Tavole sciolte numerate, in folio

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         LE MONDE PHYSIQUE.

      Paris : Libr. Hachette, -1885 - 1881 - 5 v (872 p, muy ilustr. entre text, 5 lam col)(2 h, 668 p, 1h, muy ilustr. entre text, 13 lam col)(2 h,1007 p, muy ilustr. entre text, 7 lam col)(2 h, 772 p, muy ilustr. entre text,1 lam col)(2 h,1024 p, muy ilustr. entre text, 14 lam col) ; 27x19 cm. - Encuadernación particular de época. Manchas de óxido. Bonitas cromolitografias. Buen estado. fisica

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         Autograph Letter Signed ("R.B. Hayes") to the Reverend Lymon Abbott

      Fremont, Ohio, 1881. 1 page. 8vo. Bifolium. Old mounts to verso of blank second leaf, otherwise fine. 1 page. 8vo. Hayes writes to the Reverend Lyman Abbott two weeks after the end of his presidency: "My Dear Sir: I beg you to excuse a brief and hurried not of acknowledgement and thanks for your kind and valued favor of the 9th inst. It is a very great fratification to receive such consideration. With best wishes and all aspect Sincerely R.B. Hayes." Abbott (1835-1922), was an influential minister, writer, and contemporary of Henry Ward Beecher, whom he succeeded as pastor of Plymouth Church, in Brooklyn. He also co-edited the periodical The Christian Union (later The Outlook) with Beecher, edited Beecher's papers, and published over two dozen volumes on Christianity and American life. In a reminiscence of the former president published in the Outlook for May 4, 1921, Abbott recalled meeting Hayes on two separate occasions.

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         Critique of Pure Reason

      Macmillan and Company Ltd 1881 - First thus. (First printing of this translation.) lxii, 510, supplement; xxxi, 735pp. Two volumes. Original pebbled crimson cloth with gilt spine lettering, black top stain and endpapers. Good+ with sunned cloth at spines and front covers, wear at head and tail, front and rear hinges starting. A few reading smudges and notes in light pencil. Some pages unopened at top. A few small stains on spine of Vol. II. The first appearance of Max Mueller's translation of Kant's masterwork, which would be the standard for nearly a century. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Freydal

      Nürnberg Soldan 1881 - "Freydal. Des Kaiser Maximilian I. Turniere und Mummereien herausegegeben mit allerhöchster Genehmigung seiner Majestät des Kaisers Franz Joseph I. Unter der Leitung des k. k. Oberstkämmerers, Feldzugmeisters Franz Grafen Folliot de Crenneville von Quirin von Leitner. Mit einer geschichtlichen Einleitung, einem facsimilirten Namenverzeichnisse und 255 Heliogravuren". Nürnberg: Soldan, (1881 [Textband] - 1882 [Heliogravuren]). (2), CIV S., 255 heliographische Tafeln und einem fascimilirten Namenverzeichnisse auf 13 Bll. Auf S. II Filigranenverzeichniss - "Papierfabrikzeichen". Alles auf Bütten gedruckt. 22 (von 26) Umschläge liegen dabei. So, als Komplett, selten. Sauber, gut erhalten (auch die Umschläge). - Franz Maria Johann Graf Folliot von Crenneville (1815-1888), war österreichischer Feldzugmeister, Geheimer Rat, Generaladjutant des Kaisers und Oberstkämmerer.

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         ROLLANDET & von RICHTOFEN'S NEW MAP OF THE CITY OF DENVER, 1881

      Rollandet & von Richtofen, Denver, Colorado 1881 - ROLLANDET & von RICHTOFEN'S NEW MAP OF THE CITY OF DENVER, 1881. Compiled and drawn ny Rollandet and von Rochtofen, Denver, Colorado, September 1881. Map drawn in blocks, lots, subdivisions, topographical features, and steel-engraved buildings; published in 5 colors. Copyrighted by Edward Rollandet. 1881. Mounted on linen by E. P. Noll & Co., Map Publishers and Mounters, Philadelphia, PA. Map dissected when originally published in 1881 and mounted on linen. Thos. Hunter, Photo.-Lith. Co., Philadelphia. Inset maps: 1) Map showing the Canal and Lands of the Platte Land Co. (13-1/2 inches by 8-1/2 inches); and, 2) Map of The Denver & Rio Grande Railway system, 9-1/2 inches by 8 inches. Steel engraved building vignettes exhibited on map (15): Hallack & Howard; Court House; Rocky Mountain Brewery, Ph. Zang; Boston & Colorado Smelting Works; Residence of Senator N. P. Hill; Residence of W. Bailey; Colorado National Bank; City Hall, Denver; W. J. Kinsey Agricultural Implements; Laveta Place, D.H. Moffat; London Block; The Windsor; Duff Block; Tabor Block; and, Grand Opera House. Dimensions: 80 inches in height and 88 inches in width. Condition: very good; map sections bright and generally clean; only two tiny spots where paper is missing, yet no significant information lost; a shade a very light soiling here and there; linen backing should be conserved at various hinges. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         The Account Mr. Jonathan Bubble's First Attempt at Flying, As Related by Himself

      Lynn, Massachusetts: Probably self-published, 1881. First Edition. Wraps. Brochure. . Good. Scarce -- no copies located on OCLC or otherwise. Inscribed by the author. 8vo. 22 by 17 cm. 16 pp., plus two illustrated plates, and wraps. Fanciful, humorous tale of flying. Gentle fun is poked at temperance, scientific ambition, and human foibles in general. With press notices pasted onto the rear of the front wrap, and short snippets of reviews of a prior work by Putnam. While this work may well have been self-published, it is a mystery how not a single copy found its way into an institutional collection, if that is indeed the case. Moderate wear to wraps. One of the two plates tipped back in.

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         Autograph Letter Signed ("R.B. Hayes") to the Reverend Lymon Abbott

      Fremont, Ohio 1881 - 1 page. 8vo. Hayes writes to the Reverend Lyman Abbott two weeks after the end of his presidency: "My Dear Sir: I beg you to excuse a brief and hurried not of acknowledgement and thanks for your kind and valued favor of the 9th inst. It is a very great fratification to receive such consideration. With best wishes and all aspect Sincerely R.B. Hayes."Abbott (1835-1922), was an influential minister, writer, and contemporary of Henry Ward Beecher, whom he succeeded as pastor of Plymouth Church, in Brooklyn. He also co-edited the periodical The Christian Union (later The Outlook) with Beecher, edited Beecher's papers, and published over two dozen volumes on Christianity and American life. In a reminiscence of the former president published in the Outlook for May 4, 1921, Abbott recalled meeting Hayes on two separate occasions. Bifolium. Old mounts to verso of blank second leaf, otherwise fine

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         To the Central African Lakes and Back:

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington,, 1881. The Narrative of the Royal Geographical Society's East Central African Expedition, 1878–80. With a Short Biographical Notice of the Late Mr. Keith Johnston. 2 volumes, octavo. Original diagonal-ribbed brown cloth, spines lettered and decorated in gilt and black, titles and decoration to front covers in black, publisher's device and single rules to rear covers in black, green floral endpapers, edges untrimmed. Mounted photographic frontispiece to each volume, 2 folding maps. Monogrammed book label of travel collector Humphrey Winterton to front pastedowns. Library blind stamp to front free endpaper of vol. 1. Spines rolled and very slightly darkened, extremities lightly bumped and rubbed, small marking to top edge of vol. 1 front board, light foxing to page-edges, the very occasional marginal spot or mark, endpapers rather oxidised, a few small spots to margins of frontispieces and to title page, remains an excellent copy. First edition of this classic account of one of the most successful British expeditions to Africa in the 19th century. Thomson, months after graduating from Edinburgh University, was in 1878 appointed geologist and naturalist to a Royal Geographical Society expedition under the command of Alexander Johnston, with the aim of opening up a route from Dar es Salaam to lakes Nyasa and Tanganyika. When Johnston died a month after setting out, Thomson found himself in charge together with James Chuma, a Presbyterian-trained Yao who had worked with Livingstone, and continued "across the Rufiji to Ifakara and on through the countries of the Hehe and the Bena into the Kipengere Mountains. Finally, his body racked with fever, Thomson plunged into the northern waters of Lake Nyasa on 22 September 1879. Thomson next examined the unexplored plateau separating lakes Nyasa and Tanganyika, becoming the first European to traverse its 250 miles of mountain and valley … He could have returned home with honour. Instead … he continued northward along the western shores of Lake Tanganyika … On Christmas day 1879 Thomson finally reached the Lukuga River and found it unmistakably flowing swiftly west, and thus emptying, not filling, Lake Tanganyika. His epic journey continued across the lake to Ujiji, then back to the Lukuga River, and then westward towards the headwaters of the Zaïre River [before diverting to] Lake Rukwa, which he was the first European to see" (ODNB), reaching Bagamoyo the coast on 10 July. "Thomson had trekked 3000 miles in the unusually short period of fourteen months. There had been no major fights, no defections, and no unnecessary loss of life. He had collected nearly 200 new species of flora (including a tree fern named after him) and 15 new species of lacustrine conchology (one named after him), and had made some general observations on geology, terrain, and cartography" (ibid.)

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         1881 First Edition Telugu Language Bible - Rev. E. Unangst - Presentation Bible

      - First edition. Beautifully bound at The Foster Press, Madras, India. Madras is the capital city of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu (Madras, today, is also known as Chennai i). Located at the Coromandel Coast off the Bay of Bengal, it is a major commercial, cultural, economic and education center in South India. It is also known today as the "Cultural Capital of South India"/ There is a tiny contemporary 1881 pastedown in the bottom left corner of the back right endpaper: "Bound at the Foster Press, Madras." Translated into the Telugu Language. Madras; for the Madras Auxiliary Bible Society, 1881. Bound in custom full black calf with gilt presentation stamped to front covers. Unusual translation of the Bible into the Telugu language. Presented in custom binding to Rev. E. Unangst in 1882. Front cover stamped with message in gilt: "To the Rev. E. Unangst, D.D., on His 25th Year in India, From Those For Whom He Has Labored, Guntoor, 1st April 1888." Erias Unangst (1823-1903) was a Doctor of Divinity, Lutheran Minister, born in Easton, Pennsylvania, graduated from Pennsylvania College in Gettysburg. He worked 36 years as a missionary to Guntoor, India. Died in Hollidaysburg, PA. Rev. Unangst was fluent in Greek, Hebrew, and Telugu and worked on a thorough revision of The Holy Bible in Telugu. Erias Unangst, A Gettysburg College Graduate - Ordained and married in 1857, he depart for India with Adam Long. He remained there until 1871, when he returned to the United State briefly. He was awarded an honory doctorate (D.D.) at Wittenberg College in 1878, and remained in India until 1895. Sources clearly indicate that Unangst's thirty five years in India were well spent. He served alongside Adam Long for several years, but when Long left for Europe or passed away, Unangst was left in charge of all four stations in the Telugu region: Guntur, Palnad, Rajahmundry, and Samulcotta. Perhaps the most important work that Erias Unangst completed during his time in India was translation of the New Testament that was thereafter used in the mission field. He also composed various tracts and hymns, which he then translated into Telugu. This type of communication with the natives would certainly have been invaluable to the missionaries, allowing them to convert even greater numbers if Indians. In 1895, Unangst left India for the last time after 35 years of service there. Behind him, he left a legacy that may be considered unrivaled. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         A collection of sixteen reports on vaccination, quarantine, disease and sanitation in Sydney.

      - Sydney, Govt printer 1881-84. Foolscap, together in modern cloth. Signs of use, a few short tears, a couple of plans with repairs, minor but for the plan of the Little Bay Sanatorium (with report 12 - a revised version of that with report 6) which is in pieces but all there. A modern binding but not a modern gathering: there is a contemporary handwritten list of contents at the front. This has every sign of being compiled by a body like the Board of Health. The Report of the Board on the small-pox epidemic has been extensively marked up and corrected by hand. Each of these is worth its own long maundering note, but. All these papers come in some way out of the small-pox outbreak of 1881-82 and you may not be surprised that it become political real fast. It was a debacle. First among the blameworthy were the Chinese, blamed for introducing the disease, then rightly came the officials, disorganisation, unreadiness and general incompetence top to bottom. The vaccination paper records the lengthy opinions of fifteen esteemed medicos and largely concerns small-pox - still the only vaccination there was. All but John Le Gay Brereton were in favour. He regarded vaccination an evil worse than disease. Sixteen pages on schools versus 66 pages on wood pavements may seem unbalanced until you read the board's report and the evidence and realise that given how many roads were paved with wood it's a wonder that anyone was alive - not swept away by yellow fever. Thank heaven for Australian hardwoods. The Fijian representative to the 1884 conference couldn't make it - the steamer bringing the invitation was placed in quarantine. (1) Compulsory Vaccination. Opinions of . ; 55pp; (2) Report of the Royal Commission . upon the management of the Quarantine Station, North Head, and the Hulk "Faraway"; (xiv),118pp; (3) Second Report . Quarantine Station . ; 13pp and folding plan; (4) Instructions to the Assistant Health Officer, stationed at Watson's Bay. 3pp; (5) Quarantine Station, North Head. (Report of Health Officer upon state and conditions . ; 14pp and five plans, three folding; (6) Report of the Board of Health Upon the Late Epidemic of Small Pox, 1881-1882; 20pp and two large folding plans; (7) Quarantining of Steamship "Gunga"; 52pp; (8) Quarantine of Mail-Steamer "Rome" (Correspondence); 8pp; (9) Board of Health (Attendance of Members of, and Subjects . ; 2pp; (10) Mortality on Board Immigrant Ships. (Report by Medical Officer .); 2pp; (11) Management of the Sydney Hospital (Report of Committee of Inquiry into Certain Complaints); 27pp; (12) Hospital Accomodation and Position for the City of Sydney; 10pp and large folding plan; (13) Report of Dr. Clark on the Sanitary Condition of the Public Schools in the City of Sydney, and Suburbs; 16pp; (14) Wood Pavement Board. Report, minutes of proceedings, and appendix; 66pp; (15) The Australasian Sanitary Conference of Sydney . 1884. Report, minutes of proceedings, and appendix. 70pp and five large folding maps and plans; (16) Ad Interim Report Upon Recent Cases of Small-Pox. 6pp.

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         Status des Juifs d'Avignon (1779)

      Imprimerie Cerf et Fils, Versaukkes 1881 - [4], 111 pages. Pages still uncut. WorldCat: Libraries worldwide that own item: 1. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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         YANKEE DOODLE

      - PYLE,HOWARD. YANKEE DOODLE: AN OLD FRIEND IN A NEW DRESS. NY: Dodd Mead 1881. Square 4to, (9 1/4 x 10 1/2"), pictorial boards, tips and edges worn as is common else, tight, clean and an unusually nice copy. First edition of Pyle's 1st commissioned book. There are 8 full page color illustrations plus extensive blue illustrations on every page of text. Very scarce and when found, usually in wretched condition, this being a nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         LIFE AND TIMES OF FREDERICK DOUGLASS, WRITTEN BY HIMSELF. HIS EARLY LIFE AS A SLAVE, HIS ESCAPE FROM BONDAGE, AND HIS COMPLETE HISTORY TO THE PRESENT TIME

      Park Publishing, Hartford 1881 - Original cloth; portrait frontispiece. Douglass's final autobiography. Introduction by George Ruffin. Boldly SIGNED by the author with his variant signature and the added sentiment "Very truly yours," dated 1882 on the front free endpaper. Books signed by this great African-American statesman are exceptionally scarce, and this is an especially fine example. Small adhesive remnant on front cover. Moderate wear. Very Good to Near Fine [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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         O governador geral da provincia de Moçambique e as conferencias do engenheiro Machado na Sociedade de Geographia de Lisboa. Carta dirigida ao Ex.mo Presidente da mesma sociedade.

      Moçambique, Imprensa Nacional, 1881. - 8°, original pale violet printed wrappers (spine somewhat defective, a few small stains, tear and repair to blank rear wrapper). Clean and crisp internally. Overall in very good condition. 29, xxii pp. First 4 pp. of the second section repeated. *** FIRST EDITION. There is a reprint, or perhaps a second issue, Moçambique: Imprensa Nacional, 1884, with the same collation.The text is a letter by Sarmento to the President of the Sociedade de Geographia de Lisboa, with appendix of documents serving as evidence for Sarmento?s claims. The letter is written to correct the many perceived lies and exaggerations Joaquim José Machado made in a well received talk given at the Sociedade de Geographia de Lisboa, and published partially in the Diario de Notícias. Machado had claimed that slavery no longer existed in Mozambique. The title of his talk as described in the Diário de Notícias was: "A escravatura, o consul inglez e as portarias de louvor em Moçambique - a concessão de terrenos."Pages 5-29 relate Sarmento?s evidence of the continuing existence of the slave trade in Mozambique. Sarmento asserts Machado?s ignorance, his two-faced political maneuverings, and overall lack of character (pp. 9-10). He suggests that the reason Machado denies the existence of slave trade in Moçambique is the political interest in protecting slave traders (p. 19). Machado had claimed Sarmento gave false evidence to the government that he (Sarmento) reported having on June 3, 1879 stopped 3 small boats (pagaios) that held 200 slaves, with no blood spilled on either side, seeking praise for this deed. This is denied by Sarmento, who asserts that Machado should know that slave trade still exists, because in 1879 Machado purchased ?objects? for use in governmental and public works that came from boats that had been apprehended because of their involvement in the slave trade (p. 17).Sarmento refers to figures from the English consuls James Frederick Elton and Henry Edward O?Neill, and commanders of British ships that would come to port in Mozambique, that at least 2,000 to 4,000 Africans were taken annually into slavery in recent times (which is much less than it had been before the abolition of slavery in the ?American markets?, pp. 12-13). Sarmento mentions Elton?s book (quoted as Lakes and Mountains of Central Africa, p. 13) proving that slavery existed and still exists in Moçambique, if only Machado had read it. Sarmento says that the slave trade had to move to other markets. The slave traders sailed smaller ships (pagaios) clandestinely with between 100 and 200 slaves to Madagascar and the Comoros islands. He writes that many of the slave traders are of Muslim-Indian descent and provides the translation of a letter (in the appendix) that reports on recent slave trading. Sarmento claims that on the Eastern Coast of Africa - Mohila and Anjoannes - the sugar plantations of the sultan, of Dr. Wilson, and Sumley & Langes, require 1000 slaves annually, many if not all having an origin in Mozambique though perhaps coming from Madagascar (pp. 13-16).Much of Sarmento?s indignation is with respect to comments Machado made in his speech. This included a claim that the slave trade no longer existed in Mozambique, that slavery in Mozambique is only the invention of native Africans for the benefit of the English consul and the government of Mozambican metropole. Sarmento presents evidence imputing Machado's motives. The reality of the situation seems much more complicated; Sarmento appears desperate for the public to know the truth about the situation, about the ugliness of slave trade, the difficulty the government has in eradicating it, and that it continues to be a problem in Mozambique. It may be also that Machado painted Sarmento in a poor light, as a politician who desires to wear the laurels of single-handedly putting a stop to slavery, and as someone who claims slavery exists if only to give false reports of catching slave traders. Sarmento claims Machado?s talk [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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         Meteorological Observations made at the Adelaide Observatory during the Year 1879, under the direction of Charles Todd

      Adelaide, Government Printer, 1881. Foolscap folio, xxx, 250 pages with numerous charts plus 3 folding maps and 2 large mounted albumen paper photographs ('Equatorial, 8-inch' [Telescope], 235 x 185 mm; and 'Thermometer House', 160 x 235 mm). Title-wrappers, recently bound in cloth with the title in gilt on the front cover; bottom corners of the first few leaves a little creased; edges a little marked; an excellent copy, with the photographs in fine condition. South Australian Parliamentary Paper Number 31 of 1881; one of very few photographically-illustrated Australian parliamentary papers ever issued. Not in Holden; there was a copy in the 1979 auction of the collection of Eric Glenie Bonython, but it is not described in detail in the catalogue. This is definitely the meteorological book for anyone not particularly interested in meteorology.

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         Kufra. Reise von Tripolis nach der Oase Kufra. Ausgeführt im Auftrage der Afrikanischen Gesellschaft in Deutschland von Gerhard Rohlfs. Nebst Beiträgen von P. Ascherson, J. Hann, F. Karsch, W. Peters, A. Stecker.

      Leipzig, F.A. Brockhaus 1881 - VIII/559 S. mit 11 Abbildungen (4 Textabbildungen, 7 Tafeln), 21 gefalteten Tabellen und 3 Karten (vollständig), Einband leicht berieben und etwas verblaßt, Bibliotheksstempel (entwidmet) auf Rückseite des Titelblatts, Namenstempel (Dr. Carl Troll) auf Titelblatt, 2 Blätter mit kleinen Randläsuren (kein Textverlust), ansonsten gut erhaltenes und sauberes Exemplar, Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1100 8°., etwas späterer Halbleinen-Einband,

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         European Ferns

      Cassell, London., [1881]. First edition. Quarto. pp xliv, 196. Thirty colour plates chromolithographed by Vincent Brooks Day and numerous woodcuts in the text. Original binding of green buckram with impressive decoration in gilt and black, bevelled edges.Small bookplate on front pastedown. Some light rubbing to edges. Very good indeed. Uncommon in such bright condition.

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        Notices généalogiques tournaisiennes.

      Tournai, Vasseur-Delmée, 1881-1887 - 3 forts vol. in-8, reliure moderne, en basane vert anglais, dos à nerfs, auteur, titre, maison dorés, plats et gardes marbrés, (faux-titre et titre du TI. en photocopie), 713, 764, 938pp, édition originale. Bel ex. malgré quelques petites rousseurs sans aucune gravité. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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