Except as noted, Near Fine. Lists of "Patrons" and "Business References" are printed, along with attractive engravings. Not in Le Gear. Originally published folded into paper wrappers, with front cover of wrapper present but detached. Splits along fold lines, tiny paper loss at a couple of fold intersections now minimised. Very good condition. Beautifully rendered bird's eye view of late nineteenth century Rome enclosed within city walls in the foreground and background.
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The Basilica of St. Peter's and the Vatican are at the right edge. Along the top edge are numbers 1 to 5, and letters A -D along the sides; these may be used as references to the detailed lists of buildings noted along the lower edge. Text is in Swedish. Publishing dates from Light pencil marks on title pages. Text otherwise unmarked. Previous owner's name on free endpages.
Bookplates on front pastedowns.
Closed tear on spine edge of Volume III. GOOD only, having endured old and inexpert attempts at repair to the spine and inner hinges which appear to have been accomplished during the s if not before. There is some smudging to the last eight pages but the covers are relatively clean. While not glistening with eye appeal, this is an important copy having been presented to one of the author's two beloved nephews the other became his biographer.
Bertram James Collingwood [ ] shared his uncle's love for mathematics and logic illuminating letters between the two which discuss these subjects can be found in various institutions. When Dodgson made his funeral arrangements, he arranged for Bertram to receive in that portion of his library related to Mathematics, Science, and Medicine.
Like his uncle, Collingwood became a professor and had a brilliant career at University Cambridge but, unlike his uncle, he was a fanatical sportsman and is best known today for having donated the "Collingwood Cup" which is still the championship trophy for Irish University Football, celebrating its th birthday in While we have seen numerous copies of the author's inscribed books, those actually presented to members of his family are highly uncommon, especially in original cloth.
In a splendid new quarter-morocco slipcase. James Theatre. He managed many theaters in London during his life, and in , the Cambridge Theatre was built for him. In addition to these references, Christie mentions her agent, Edmund Cork, as the person to whom Meyer should speak. With Classified lists of suitable plants, berries, and leaves, and twenty-four original coloured designs. Illustrated with 24 chromolithographic plates. Title printed in red and black. Oblong 4to. Perkins is described on the title page as the "head gardener for twenty-nine years to the late and present Lord Henniker.
Each table setting is meticulously organized with numbered settings left blank for lamps, vases, confectionery, etc. Perkins describes the plants used and the details of their disposition, and the preliminary matter includes lists of plants which produce berries and ornamental leaves, as well as "generic" plants suitable for decoration.
The decorations are marvelously ingenious and varied, ranging from star clusters composed of thistle leaves with roses at center - "the emblem of England centrally placed on the emblem of Scotland" for an appropriate dinner or luncheon; to a Christmas-like wreath of ferns surrounding smaller wreaths with begonias and chrysanthemums for a winter breakfast.
One dinner table has the word "Welcome" spelled out in ivy and geraniums. Plants are appropriate for the occasion: stag's horn fern, hare's foot fern and foxgloves for the hunt table, mistletoe, small apples, fine-leaved ivy and winter cherries for Christmas, and so forth. Altogether the book evokes the warm and well-fed upstairs-downstairs world of the English country house.
The illustrations defy verbal description and must be seen. I don't know what production difficulties there are or if it 'dates' - Anyway talk it over with Edmund Cork [Christie's agent]. Slave Trade]. Slave Trade.
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London, Harrison and Sons, Cloth-covered spine. Rare documentary material on the interception of the ships and the seizure of slaves on board. British-operated ships continuously carried hajjis between Jeddah and ports in the Gulf, and the steamers were often used for the transport of slaves, sometimes with the cognizance of the captain. He usually contends that the negro is recued from barbarism, and is taught the Mahommedan religion, and on that ground he defends the system; and indeed, he regards himself somewhat in the light of a missionary, and thinks he is extending his faith.
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Maistre, Xavier de 1763-1852
OCLC Internet resource only. Pp lviii, with some text figs. Tipped-in leaf "Presentation Copy" and, to the front pastedown the heraldic bookplate of the County Borough of Warrington Municipal Library [the only other indication of previous library ownership being the shelf-mark to the spine foot. Otherwise internally very good and tighly-bound.
Most uncommon Size: 8vo. Jouaust for] Librairie des Bibliophiles, Copy number 1 of 20 printed on China paper of an edition of total.
Contemporary full blue morocco, gilt, t. Fine, in a morocco-tipped paper over boards slipcase. Bookplates of Clarence H.
Voyage Autour De Ma Chambre by Xavier De Maistre, First Edition
Clark and Cortlandt F. First edition, half-titles. Bound in thrre quarters morocco and marbled boards, t. About fine, bookplates. Bandeira, Viscount de Sa Da.
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