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        [Trade Catalogue] Police Signal Telegraphs The Gamewell Fire Alarm Telegraph Co, 1 1/2 Barclay Street, New York

      New York (and Boston): The Gamewell Fire Alarm Telegraph Co.. Illustrated wrappers. Very Good. N.d., circa 1889. (There are dates for testimonials ranging from 1886 to 1889.) 4to. 27 by 17.5 cm. 26 pp. Catalogue showing various telegraph/telephone systems, then a recent addition to the policing toolkit. These include a lamp post box, a wall box, a signal box. Also promoted are patrol wagons. Described are the virtues of police signal telegraphs, its purpose and uses. The company's products are shown in copious illustrations. Listed are the cities that had bought from the company, and nine pages are devoted to testimonials. Scarce catalogue, with only physical copy of this catalogue shown on OCLC at Harvard. (There are a few digital versions, and a few copies of other catalogues issued by the company.)

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        Trade Catalogue] Police Signal Telegraphs. The Gamewell Fire Alarm Telegraph Co, 1 1/2 Barclay Street, New York.

      The Gamewell Fire Alarm Telegraph Co., New York (and Boston) - N.d., circa 1889. (There are dates for testimonials ranging from 1886 to 1889.) 4to. 27 by 17.5 cm. 26 pp. Catalogue showing various telegraph/telephone systems, then a recent addition to the policing toolkit. These include a lamp post box, a wall box, a signal box. Also promoted are patrol wagons. Described are the virtues of police signal telegraphs, its purpose and uses. The company's products are shown in copious illustrations. Listed are the cities that had bought from the company, and nine pages are devoted to testimonials. Scarce catalogue, with only physical copy of this catalogue shown on OCLC at Harvard. (There are a few digital versions, and a few copies of other catalogues issued by the company.) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Huttens letzte Tage. Eine Dichtung.

      Kl.8, VIII, 170 S., OLwd. m. floraler Goldprägung auf Vorderdeckel u. gold. Rückenpräg., Kopfgoldschnitt, Lesebändchen, Rücken min. beschienen, Vs. min. stockfl. (innen sonst nur sehr vereinzelt), Papier min. gebräunt gutes, frisches Ex. 7. Auflage der Taschenausgabe. Mit Widmung von C. F. Meyer auf Innendeckel (freundlichst / der Verfasser / 1 dec. 1889).

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        Traicte de l'oeconomie politique, dedie en 1615 au roy et a la reyne mere du roy. Avec introduction et notes par Th. Funck-Brentano. [At head: L'Economie politique patronale.] Paris, Plon

      1889 - First Edition. 8vo. cxvii, 398pp, original wrappers. Reprint of the first book entitled "economie politique" [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Revue de l'Exposition Universelle de 1889

      2 vols., 424, 380 pp. text edited by F.G. Dumas and L. de Fourcaud discussing various aspects of the Parisian exposition, including contemporary art, a retrospective of French art, the decorative arts, modern industry and the organization of the event, emphasizing its layout and the ceremonies held throughout, indices, heavily illustrated, 53 plates (some in color). 4to. 1/2 leather and boards. Some minor leather loss along spines, some rubbing especially to edges and corners. Paris (Motteroz/Ludovic Baschet) n.d. (circa 1889). The most iconic symbol of the 1889 Paris Exposition was the Eiffel Tower, which served as an entrance to the Fair. The elevators were not yet completed, so visitors to the Tower had to walk up to the platform on the second floor. Also constructed for the fair was the Galerie des Machines, which at 111 meters long was the longest interior space in the world at the time, using iron hinged arches to support the structure. The Galerie was reused at the 1900 exposition and then destroyed in 1910.

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        SPOKANE FALLS WASHINGTON TERRITORY, AND ITS TRIBUTARY COUNTRY, COMPRISING ALL OF EASTERN WASHINGTON AND THE IDAHO PANHANDLE, THEIR MINERAL, AGRICULTURAL AND COMMERCIAL RESOURCES, WITH A DESCRIPTION OF THE SPOKANE FALLS WATER-POWER.

      [Chicago]: Published by the City Council and Board of Trade, 1889. - 40pp. Illus. Original printed wrappers. Light wear and soiling. Very good plus. An exceedingly rare pamphlet concentrated on the Spokane Falls area of Washington Territory and Idaho. The frontispiece engraving is a dynamic representation of the falls, with a burgeoning city situated behind them. A George D. Smith catalog in 1921 cited but one known copy, but more have surfaced in the intervening years. Still, a scarce item printed the same year that the Washington Territory became Washington State. STREETER SALE 3289. DECKER 25:145. SMITH (1921) 602. GOODSPEED 546:602.

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        Sylvie and Bruno

      Macmillan, UK 1889 - 1st Edition 1889. Signed presentation from the author Lewis Carroll to Mrs Mary E Falle. Mary Falle was the wife Joshus G Falle a judge and magistrate of the Royal Court of Jersey. Came from the Beale collection. Illustrated throughout by Harry Furniss In the original cloth boards. Book is very good and quite bright. Light sliling to cloth. Edges lightly rubbed. Contents good. Light foximng to inner pages. More images can be taken upon request.Ref Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Priapeia or the sportive epigrams of divers poets on Priapus now first completely done into English prose from the original Latin with introduction notes explanatory and illustrative and excursus: to which is appended the Latin text.

      Athens [London]: imprinted by the Erotika Biblion Society [H. S. Nichols and Leonard Smithers] for private distribution only, 1888 [1889] - Octavo (211 x 132 mm). Near contemporary dark purple morocco, spine gilt in compartments with titles direct, boards bordered with gilt rules, board edges gilt-ruled, turn-ins with gilt rolls and tooling, dark red silk endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Ends and corners a little rubbed, a few other minor scratches to covers, superficial split at front hinge but all holding firm, internally fresh, an excellent copy. 28 near-contemporary original watercolour illustrations. First edition, unique erotically extra-illustrated copy with 28 original watercolours explicitly depicting a range of sex acts, number 54 of 250 copies of the first issue, of Richard Burton's anonymous translation (the first literal and complete into English) of the notorious Priapeia, which was a collection of mostly erotic or ribald Latin poems and epigrams, many drawn from inscriptions found on surviving statues of the god Priapus, the Roman God of fertility and erections. Though all were anonymous, the Introduction here postulates that some must have been authored by the likes of Ovid, Petronius, Catullus, Martial, and other such notably salacious Roman authors who lived around the time of the birth of Christ. This is one of 250 copies only of the very scarce first issue (dated 1888 but in fact issued in 1889 - a second issue of 500 copies was put out in 1890), and was the first publication of the Erotika Biblion Society set up by decadent publisher Leonard Smithers. Although Burton dissociated himself from the book, letters between him and Smithers show that they were both fully involved with this translation, and were planning other similar unexpurgated translation projects, before Burton died in 1890. This unique extra-illustrated copy has Burton's name added in pencil to the title page in an early hand, and has the ex-libris of an A. J. Cox, whose took for his library motto: "Vita sine literis mors est" ("Life without literature is death"). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Daddy Jake the Runaway and Short Stories Told After Dark by Uncle Remus

      (NY) The Century Co. (1889)., 1889. First printing. BAL 7117. Tall 4to. 145 pp. 19 B & W illustrations by Edward. W. Kemble. Original pictorial yellow paper over boards (illustrated front and rear covers and spine), printed in red and black. One of Harris' southern masterpieces. The book has some light spinal darkening, but is completely readable, with light wear at the extremities; the hinges are tight. A very good plus book. In the very RARE original fragile dust jacket. The jacket has been archivally backed, with some edge restoration, and is visually quite stunning. Housed in period custom slipcase. A true rarity in jacket.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.

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        Late Nineteenth Century American Folk Art Portrait of a Boy and Girl

      1889. Very Good. Two color printed papercut portraits of a young boy and girl; both fully dressed by hand in original contemporary clothing (including buttons and beads), and with what appears to be actual curled locks of human hair. Each dressed portrait measures about 17" high and is neatly laid-down on a background color landscape print measuring about 14.5" x 19.5". In a near-contemporary wood frame, glazed (16.5" x 21.5"). The wood frame is darkened and rubbed at the edges, very good; not examined out of the frame.The papercut portraits are printed in four colors (black, blue, green, yellow); the boy with green eyes and the girl with blue eyes. The children's curled locks, likely taken from a boy and girl, are each distinct: the boy with more tightly curled auburn-colored hair; and the girl with loosely curled lighter-colored hair. The boy is dressed in a black linen jacket with white trim and mother of pearl buttons; the girl is dressed in a white dress with fine woven silk and white lace trims. She also is wearing a bracelet of tiny glass beads. The three dimensionality of the boy and girl is enhanced by their forward looking gaze and the way in which both are positioned upon the background print (also printed in multiple colors): as standing in a garden with flowers in full bloom and mountain scenery in the distance.An unusual custom-made American portrait, featuring fine contemporary cloth and lace work, and contemporary locks of hair skillfully styled in both tight and loose curls.

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        [Extra-Illustrated With 287 Mounted Photographs- Bound by McNamee] Rogers and His Contemporaries

      [London]: [Smith, Elder and Co.], [1889]. Four Volumes. A magnificent extra-illustrated copy of the 1889 two volume edition by Clayden, expanded to four volumes finely bound by MacNamee of Cambridge containing 287 mounted plates, about half of which are orginal and contemporary photographs, some of important authors and figures that Samuel Rogers knew and promoted, such as Longfellow and Ruskin. Full brown morocco, ornate spines and large dentelles elaboratedly tooled, all edges gilt. A one-of-a-kind compendium of Samuel Rogers lore and information, chronicled in word, picture and photograph. SLight surface wear, a very good, tight set. Most scarce.

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        Le Vendomois. Epigraphie et Iconographie.

      P., Honoré Champion, 1889. - 2 vol. In-8, rel. moderne demi-chagrin bordeaux à coins, dos à 5 nerfs, titre doré, plats et gardes de papier marbrés, couv. conservées, 480 & 799pp., 231 gravures in et hors-texte. Tables des noms de personnes et de lieux in-fine. Édition originale. Ouvrage rare car tiré à seulement 200 exemplaires. Bel exemplaire, très bien relié. Réf. bibliographiques : Important recueil contenant un certain nombre de généalogies de familles vendômoises " (Saffroy, n° 31004). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Déclaration passionnée à la comtesse Potocka "Je ne dis pas que je vous ai aimé - je dis que j'ai été atteint, comme d'autres, par votre pouvoir"

      1889 - - Paris 11 mars 1889, 10x15,5cm, 7 pages sur deux feuillets rempliés. - « Je ne dis pas que je vous ai aimé - je dis que j'ai été atteint, comme d'autres, par votre pouvoir » Exceptionnelle lettre autographe signée de Guy de Maupassant, 123 lignes à l'encre noire sur deux feuillets. Jointe, une enveloppe à l'adresse de la comtesse au 14 bis rue Chateaubriand. Cette remarquable missive, probablement inédite, résume les années d'attente et de souffrance amoureuse de Maupassant passées aux côtés de la comtesse Potocka. L'écrivain s'expose enfin dans une ultime et amère lettre d'aveux et dévoile les combats intérieurs acharnés auxquels il s'est livré depuis sa rencontre avec cet être au charme irrésistible. Cette déclaration, longuement repoussée par Maupassant qui se contentait jusqu'alors de civilités et de quelques discrets épanchements dans sa correspondance, trahit les violents sentiments de l'écrivain envers la comtesse Potocka. L'écrivain séducteur resté célèbre pour ses nombreuses conquêtes féminines ploie cette fois sous la domination de son amie ; ces lignes douloureuses et libératrices sont donc le témoignage unique et sublime d'une immédiate passion que l'écrivain avait dissimulé depuis leur rencontre dans le salon de la comtesse, et qu'il confesse enfin : « Aucune femme ne m'a plu dès l'abord, comme vous ». Emmanuela Pignatelli di Cergharia fut l'épouse du très riche comte polonais Nicolas Potocki, qui lui laissait une grande liberté. Son salon parisien avenue Friedland fut dès 1882 l'extravagant rendez-vous d'une élite d'écrivains, hommes du monde, et de lettrés, et recevait chaque vendredi un aréopage de prétendants « morts d'amour », ironiquement appelés « Macchabées ». Egérie de Guerlain qui crée pour elle un parfum intitulé Shore's caprice et des écrivains du Tout-Paris, elle inspira en premier lieu Maupassant, qui donne ses traits à Christiane Andermatt dans Mont-Oriol, et à Michèle de Burne dans Notre cœur. Leur splendide correspondance s'étend sur plusieurs années jusqu'à l'internement de Maupassant. A la date de l'écriture de cette lettre, le 11 mars 1889, la comtesse tenait encore salon chez sa mère rue de Chateaubriand. Maupassant est un fidèle de ses soirées depuis de nombreuses années comme le fera remarquer Proust dans une chronique du Figaro de 1904 : « Maupassant allait tous les jours chez elle » ; il fut même ironiquement élevé au rang de « secrétaire perpétuel du Conseil permanent du club des Macchabées ». La confession furieuse de Maupassant débute sur un ton éminemment dramatique (« je vais ici vous faire un aveu que je suis peut-être le seul homme capable de vous faire »). Il s'agit avant tout pour Maupassant de se démarquer d'une foule de prétendants dans la même position que lui, auxquels la comtesse réserve un égal traitement : une « influence dominatrice » insupportable pour l'esprit libre de l'écrivain, qui se targue d'être « méfiant, très dissimulé, très observateur et très maître de [lui] ». Averti dès le début du cruel manège qu'elle menait dans son cénacle de soupirants, il lui déclare : « On m'avait dit de vous beaucoup de mal [.] Je me suis d'autant plus méfié, d'autant plus roidi que je subissais terriblement votre charme. » L'écrivain se livre à une amère confession et s'avoue vaincu devant le charme manipulateur de la comtesse. La question de l'honnêteté semble un leitmotiv cher à Maupassant tout au long de la lettre. La comtesse et lui évoluent dans les sphères mondaines (l'écrivain organise de nombreux dîners à Paris et en province), et leur relation a dès son commencement mêlé amour et amitié, dans un subliminal jeu de séduction. La comtesse semble donc douter de la sincérité de son ami « Vous prétendez que vous ne me comprenez pas, vous pensez que j'ai toujours eu vis-à-vis de vous l'attitude d'un finaud » ; il lui rétorque : « Si vous dites encore que je ne suis pas franc c'est que la tour Eiffel n'est pas en fer ». Cette mention du monument rappelle la véhémente opposition de M [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Paxos und Antipaxos.

      - 2. Aufl. (Volkausgabe). Woerl, Würzburg 1889. XV, 1 Bl., 480 S. mit 100 getönten Bildtafeln in Zinkographie (inkl. gefaltetes, dreiteiliges Frontispiz u. 2 Plänen) u. 123 Holzschn. im Text. 4°. Roter Hln.-Band. mit Deckelillustration. Gering fleckig. Sehr schönes Exemplar der seltenen Monographie der nur 7 Kilometer südlich von Korfu gelegenen Inseln im Ionischen Meer. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die indischen Miniaturen des Haemzae-Romanes im österreichischen Museum für Kunst und Industrie in Wien und in anderen Sammlungen mit einer Wiederherstellung des Romantextes.

      Glück (1889-1930)

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        Untersuchungen über die Theorie des Preises.

      Leipzig: Duncker & Humblot 1889. - First Edition. xxxi, 1 leaf, 555 pp, 1 leaf; text figs. in red and black. Original cloth. Label on spine, ink stamp on half-title and title page. Bit of wear to spine. Else Very Good. 'The only Austrian contribution to mathematical economics and one of the outstanding contributions in the last two decades of the 19th century' (The New Palgrave III, p. 176). 'One of the outstanding theoretical perfomances of the age' (Schumpeter, History of Economic Analysis, p. 849). Batson, p. 40. Menger, col. 71. Theocharis, pp. 151, 218n. Einaudi 214. Mattioli 151 (1st French ed., 1902). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Marble Faun, volumes 1 and 11

      Houghton 1889 - Because the dust jackets are here, the books, volume one and two are very good in quality. The spines of the dust jackets show wear and much fading. The rest of each jacket is perfect and the books they protected are the nicest surprise of all. White cloth boards with gold wrap around poppies with the Illustrater's signature monogram symbol.These two volumes are the Roman edition of The Marble Faun with frontispieces. There are 48 illustrations.This is a love story, slowly unfolded and understated. There is lots to discern in this book and the trip is its own reward. send questions and or comments.Book 1 has some stain in the preface that carries over as it disappears at the end of the preface. It also has a small tear in the top margin of page 249. The tear causes minor creasing in the next 4 pagest to Top right corner pg 253. Nothing interferes with reading the text.The paper must have been top quality. Very little to no toning text.Book 11 has a small stain starting at 257 and ending with the book's final page 258.The end pages of both volumes show toning.Top page edges in both books is gold. book 1's fore edges of text pages are soiled. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The New Review: A Complete Run in 17 Volumes (1889-97)

      London: (Longmans, Green and Co. / William Heinemann, 1889. Very Good. Magazine. 17 volumes. Large octavos. Edited by Archibald Grove and William Ernest Henley. A complete set of The New Review consisting of all of the monthly issues published from June, 1889 (issue no. 1) through December 1897, when it ceased publication. Bound in full cloth over boards, dark red spine labels stamped in gold, edges sprinkled red. An ex-library set with intermittent small ink stamps and bookplates on the front pastedowns. Modest overall soiling and some scattered light staining to the cloth bindings, two folded plates in volume 17 are split along the fold, very good.A complete run of this influential avant-garde magazine that features the first published appearances of many important literary works, mostly notably H.G. Wells' The Time Machine, a landmark science fiction novel that popularized time travel stories and coined the term "time machine," and Joseph Conrad's The Nigger of the "Narcissus," which was completed in the magazine's final issue, along with the author's famous postscript: "Any work that aspires, however humbly, to the condition of art should carry its justification in every line."The magazine was unusually because it appealed both to conservative MPs and literary intellectuals, and championed 'uncommercial' writers. Modern critics describe it as an early modernist 'little magazine' in mid-Victorian clothing. A sampling of its content includes The Solution by Henry James, and The World's Desire by H. Rider Haggard and Andrew Lang. Also included are four stories by Kenneth Grahame (later published in The Golden Age and Dream Days), three more stories by Wells, poems by Alfred Tennyson, Rudyard Kipling, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Paul Verlaine, and both poems and stories by W.B. Yeats. The magazine under both Grove and Henley also published multiple contributions by several leading women writers, including: Vernon Lee [Violet Page], Olive Schreiner, Ellen Terry, Katharine Tynan, and Sarah Grand; along with multiple essays and reviews by Thomas Hardy, Henry James, Edmund Gosse, George Saintsbury, Walter Pater, and others. Starting in February 1897 the magazine also serialized a revised version of What Maisie Knew by Henry James, in direct competition with the version that had commenced publication just two weeks earlier in The Chap Book. And all throughout 1897 Henley published seven color woodcut portraits (all folded plates): "a gallery representative of the most unique and influential personalities of our time" by the avant-garde artist William Nicholson.Sir Herbert Stephen, one of the magazine's co-owners, blamed The New Review's eventual demise in 1897 on Henley's stridently avant-garde literary tastes, and for the publication of a story in which the seduction of a housemaid was described too explicitly.A scarce compete set of this important literary journal which was at the forefront of the radical transformation of British literary culture during the 1890s. Edel and Laurence, A49 and D480 (Henry James); Hammond, p. 46 (H.G. Wells); McDonald, p. 49 (British Literary Culture and Publishing Practice, 1880-1914).A detailed list of notable contributions follows:Vol. I (June -- December, 1889)G. Eiffel. The Eiffel Tower (July, pp. 172-81).Bret Harte. The Station-Master of Lone Prairie (December, pp. 601-03).Henry James. After the Play (June, pp. 30-46).Henry James. The Solution (In three parts: December, pp. 666-90).Andrew Lang. Mythology and the Old Testament (August, pp. 278-86).Lord Tennyson. [Poem] The Throstle (October, 1889).Vol. II (January -- June, 1890)R. Rider Haggard. The Fate of Swaziland (January, pp. 64-75).R. Rider Haggard and Andrew Lang. The World's Desire (In nine installments: April, pp. 369-84; May, pp. 466-80; June, pp. 558-68).Thomas Hardy. Candour in English Fiction (January, pp. 15-21). Part 3 of a series: Walter Besant, Eliza Lynn Linton, Thomas Hardy. Candour in English Fiction (January, pp. 6-21): Part 1 by Walter Besant (pp. 6-9); Part 2 by Eliza Lynn Linton (pp. 10-14); Part 3 by Thomas Hardy (pp. 15-21).Henry James. The Solution (Part II: January, pp. 76-90; Part III: February, pp. 161-71).Vernon Lee (pseud. of Violet Paget). Sketches in Tangier (March, pp. 221-28).Olive Schreiner. The Sunlight Lay Across My Bed (In two parts: Part I.--Hell: April, pp. 300-09; Part II.---Heaven: May, pp. 423-31).Vol. III (July -- December, 1890)R. Rider Haggard and Andrew Lang. The World's Desire (July, pp. 86-96; August, pp. 168-92; September, pp. 270-88; October, pp. 370-84; November, pp. 464-80; December, pp. 553-68).Vol. IV (January -- June, 1891)Thomas Hardy. The Science of Fiction (April, pp. 315-19). Part 3 of a series: Paul Bourget, Walter Besant, Thomas Hardy. The Science of Fiction (April, pp. 304-19): Part 1 by Paul Bourget (pp. 304-09); Part 2 by Walter Besant (pp. 310-15); Part 3 by Thomas Hardy (pp. 315-19).W. Holman Hunt. The Ideals of Art (May, pp. 420-31).Henry James. On The Occasion of "Hedda Gabler" (June, pp. 519-30).Henry James. The Science of Criticism (May, pp. 398-402). Part 1 of a series: Henry James, Andrew Lang, Edmund Gosse. The Science of Criticism (May, pp. 398-411): Part 1 by Henry James (pp. 398-02); Part 2 by Andrew Lang (pp. 403-08); Part 3 by Edmund Gosse (pp. 408-11).William Morris. The Socialist Ideal -- Art (January, pp. 1-8). Part 1 of a series: William Morris, George Bernard Shaw, H.S. Salt. The Socialist Ideal (January, pp. 1-28): I.---Art (by Morris, 1-8), II.--Politics (by Shaw, 9-18), III.--Literature (by Salt, 19-28).Olive Schreiner. The Woman's Rose (June, pp. 540-43).Lord Tennyson. [Poem] A Song (March, p. 193).Ellen Terry (Dame Alice). Stray Memories (In three installments: April, pp. 332-41; May, pp. 444-49; June, pp. 499-507).Vol. V (July -- December, 1891)Clementina Black. Women and Work (September, pp. 213-21).Thomas Carlyle. Excursion (Futile Enough) to Paris; Autumn 1851: Thrown on paper, when galloping, from Saturday to Tuesday, 4-7, 1851 (In three installments: October, pp. 298-307; November, pp. 385-94; December, pp. 481-90). First appearance, posthumously published.Bret Harte A Few Words About Mr. Lowell (September, pp. 193-201).Vernon Lee. Of Writers and Readers (December, pp. 528-36).Leo Tolstoy. On the Right of Revolution (July, pp. 57-62).Vol. VI (January -- June, 1892)Thomas Carlyle. Wotton Reinfred (In three installments: January, pp. 1-30; February, pp. 141-65; March, pp. 285-313). First appearance, posthumously published.Thomas Carlyle. Letters of Carlyle to Varnhagen von Ense (April).Emile Zola. Three Wars: Personal Recollections (In three installments: February, pp. 210-17; March, pp 314-19; April, pp. 455-59).Vol. VII (July -- December, 1892)Olive Schreiner. Was It Right? -- Was It Wrong? (October, pp. 397-404).Leo Tolstoy. The First Step (July, pp. 22-41).Vol. VIII (January -- June, 1893)Henrik Ibsen. The Master-Builder. Scene from Act II (January, pp. 32-39).Leslie Stephen. William Cobbett (In two installments).Emile Zola. Life and Labour (January).Vol. IX (July -- December, 1893)Bjornstjerne Bjornson. Mother's Hands (In three parts: March, pp. 281-89; April, pp. 408-18; May, 517-26).Vol. X (January -- June, 1894)Marie Adelaide Belloc (Lowndes). The Theater Libre of Paris (illustrated).Walter Crane. Some Impressions of America (In two installments, illustrated).Leo Tolstoy. The Preaching of Christ and the Practice of His Churches.Paul Verlaine. Anniversaire. A Will Rothenstein.Vol. XI (July -- December, 1894)Aubrey Beardsley. The Art of the Hoarding (July, pp. 53-55). Part 3 of a series. Jules Cheret, Dudley Hardy, Aubrey Beardsley. The Art of the Hoarding (July, pp. 47-55). Part 1 by Jules Cheret (47-50); Part 2 by Dudley Hardy (50-53); Part 3 by Aubrey Beardsley (53-55).Sarah Grand. The Undefinable. A Fantasia (In two installments).Vernon Lee. The Craft of Words.Gilbert Parker. Women in the Colonies.George Bernard Shaw. A Dramatic Realist to his Critics (July, pp. 56-73).Vol. XII (January -- June, 1895)H.G. Wells. The Time Machine (In five installments: January-May, pp. 98-112, 207-21, 329-43, 453-72, 577-88). Note: The first appearance in complete form under this title. The story that would eventually become The Time Machine as serialized in The New Review, originated as "The Chronic Argonauts" published in three parts in The Science Schools Journal (founded and edited by Wells) in 1888. It was subsequently revised and rewritten, and serialized in 1894 in Henley's The National Observer under the title: "The Time Traveller's Story". The conclusion was not published, however, because Henley moved to The New Review and arranged for Wells to rewrite the story as a continuous narrative under a new title, instead of loosely connected instalments as they had appeared in the National Observer. According to John Hammond: "This version represents a considerable expansion of the National Observer articles, and while the previous version contained the basic idea and the skeleton of the story, the New Review version brought The Time Machine into a shape very much nearer its final form." (Hammond p. 46).Kenneth Grahame. In Arcady. I.--A Holiday; II.--Lusisti Satis (March 1895, pp. 225-35). Both later published in The Golden Age.Rudyard Kipling. The Song of the Banjo (June 1895, pp. 602-04).Robert Louis Stevenson. Two Poems. I.---The Woodman; II.---Mater Triumphans (January).Robert Louis Stevenson and William Ernest Henley. Macaire: Melodramatic Farce in Three Acts. (June, pp. 685-706).Gilbert Parker. There was a Little City. (June, pp. 589-601).Katharine Tynan. [Two poems] The Gardener; Chanticleer.Paul Verlaine. [Two poems] A Eugenie; A une Femme.Vol. XIII (July -- December, 1895)Coleridge, Samuel Taylor. Ex Anima Poetae (October, pp. 353-58).Kenneth Grahame. The Twenty-First of October (October, pp. 359-66). Later published in Dream Days.W. B. Yeats. Wisdom (September, pp. 285-89).Vol. XIV (January -- June, 1896)Stephen Crane. Horses (February, pp. 140-51). Note: First British appearance.Kenneth Grahame. Saturnia Regna (March, pp. 248-52).Kenneth Grahame. Mutabile Semper (April, pp. 436-44). Later published in Dream Days.Katharine Tynan. An Irish Peasant-Woman and The Sheepfold.Henry James. On the Death of Dumas the Younger (March, pp. 288-302). Note: this is a second appearance (by two months).H.G. Wells. Under the Knife (January, pp. 1-13). Later published in The Plattner Story and Others.H.G. Wells. The Plattner Story (April, pp. 349-66). Later published in The Plattner Story and Others.George Wyndham. A Remarkable Book (January, pp. 30-40). An important review of Stephen Crane's The Red Badge of Courage.W.B. Yeats. Everlasting Voices (January, p. 13).W.B. Yeats. The Vision of O'Sullivan the Red (April, pp. 404-07). Later published as Hanrahan's Vision.Vol. XV (July -- December, 1896)H.L. Stephens. Cobbett's English Grammar (pp. 292-98).W.B. Yeats. The Death of O'Sullivan the Red (December, pp. 677-81). Later published as The Death of Hanrahan.Vol. XVI (January -- June, 1897)Henry James. What Maisie Knew (In eight installments: February, pp. 113-28; March, pp. 241-63; April, pp. 353-72; May, pp. 469-90; June, pp. 581-602). Note: This story was serialized in The Chap Book (15 January -- 1 August, 1897) and The New Review (revised and abridged, February -- September, 1897): "There are variations between the two serial sets, the last three parts of the New Review text being considerably abridged. Edel and Laurence, A49 and D480.W.N.P. Nicholson. A Portrait of H.M. The Queen facing p. 580. Folded plate with slip: "Copies of the Portrait of Her Majesty the Queen, presented with this number of The New Review, printed direct from the wood-block on fine paper and hand-coloured by the Artist, can be ordered from the Publisher of The New Review, who will send price on application."Paul Valery. La Conquete Allemande (January, pp. 99-112).H.G. Wells. The Crystal Egg (May, pp. 556-71). Later published in The Country of the Blind and Other Stories.Vol. XVII (July -- December, 1897)Joseph Conrad. The Nigger of the "Narcissus" A Tale of the Forecastle. August, pp. 125-50; September, pp. 241-64; October, pp. 361-81; November, pp. 485-510; December, pp. 605-31. With postscript "Author's Note" (pp. 628-31): "Any work that aspires, however humbly, to the condition of art should carry its justification in every line ..."Henry James. What Maise Knew. July, pp. 1-20; August, pp. 216-40; September, pp. 334-56.W.N.P. Nicholson (6 folded color woodcut plates): Portrait of Sarah Bernhardt facing p. 1.Portrait of Lord Roberts facing p. 125 (split along the fold).Portrait of J. McNeill Whistler facing p. 241 (split along the fold).Portrait of Rudyard Kipling facing p. 261.Portrait of Cecil Rhodes facing p. 485.Portrait of Prince Bismarck facing p. 605.W.B. Yeats. [Poem:] O'Sullivan the Red upon His Wanderings. August, p. 162.W.B. Yeats. The Tribes of Danu. November, pp. 549-63.Also included are contributions by: Grant Allen, William Archer, Alfred Austin, L. F. Austin, Lady Isabel Burton, Hall Caine, Max Muller, Algernon Charles Swinburne, John Addington Symonds, Arthur Symons, Arthur Waugh, et al.; and with additional contributions (not noted above) by Paul Bourget, Edmund Gosse, Andrew Lang, E. Lynn Linton, George Moore, Walter Pater, George Saintsbury, George Bernard Shaw, et al.

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        THE MOUSE-TRAP AND OTHER FARCES

      Harper and Brothers, New York 1889 - Original red cloth. BAL 9642. Illustrated with eight plates. A fine presentation copy INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author to "Joanna/from her brother,/W.D. Howells." Slight hinge crack. Spine sunned and a little soiled. Very Good [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The New Review: A Complete Run in 17 Volumes (1889-97)

      (Longmans, Green and Co. / William Heinemann, London 1889 - Magazine. 17 volumes. Large octavos. Edited by Archibald Grove and William Ernest Henley. A complete set of The New Review consisting of all of the monthly issues published from June, 1889 (issue no. 1) through December 1897, when it ceased publication. Bound in full cloth over boards, dark red spine labels stamped in gold, edges sprinkled red. An ex-library set with intermittent small ink stamps and bookplates on the front pastedowns. Modest overall soiling and some scattered light staining to the cloth bindings, two folded plates in volume 17 are split along the fold, very good.A complete run of this influential avant-garde magazine that features the first published appearances of many important literary works, mostly notably H.G. Wells' The Time Machine, a landmark science fiction novel that popularized time travel stories and coined the term "time machine," and Joseph Conrad's The Nigger of the "Narcissus," which was completed in the magazine's final issue, along with the author's famous postscript: "Any work that aspires, however humbly, to the condition of art should carry its justification in every line."The magazine was unusually because it appealed both to conservative MPs and literary intellectuals, and championed 'uncommercial' writers. Modern critics describe it as an early modernist 'little magazine' in mid-Victorian clothing. A sampling of its content includes The Solution by Henry James, and The World's Desire by H. Rider Haggard and Andrew Lang. Also included are four stories by Kenneth Grahame (later published in The Golden Age and Dream Days), three more stories by Wells, poems by Alfred Tennyson, Rudyard Kipling, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Paul Verlaine, and both poems and stories by W.B. Yeats. The magazine under both Grove and Henley also published multiple contributions by several leading women writers, including: Vernon Lee [Violet Page], Olive Schreiner, Ellen Terry, Katharine Tynan, and Sarah Grand; along with multiple essays and reviews by Thomas Hardy, Henry James, Edmund Gosse, George Saintsbury, Walter Pater, and others. Starting in February 1897 the magazine also serialized a revised version of What Maisie Knew by Henry James, in direct competition with the version that had commenced publication just two weeks earlier in The Chap Book. And all throughout 1897 Henley published seven color woodcut portraits (all folded plates): "a gallery representative of the most unique and influential personalities of our time" by the avant-garde artist William Nicholson.Sir Herbert Stephen, one of the magazine's co-owners, blamed The New Review's eventual demise in 1897 on Henley's stridently avant-garde literary tastes, and for the publication of a story in which the seduction of a housemaid was described too explicitly.A scarce compete set of this important literary journal which was at the forefront of the radical transformation of British literary culture during the 1890s. Edel and Laurence, A49 and D480 (Henry James); Hammond, p. 46 (H.G. Wells); McDonald, p. 49 (British Literary Culture and Publishing Practice, 1880-1914).A detailed list of notable contributions follows:Vol. I (June -- December, 1889)G. Eiffel. The Eiffel Tower (July, pp. 172-81).Bret Harte. The Station-Master of Lone Prairie (December, pp. 601-03).Henry James. After the Play (June, pp. 30-46).Henry James. The Solution (In three parts: December, pp. 666-90).Andrew Lang. Mythology and the Old Testament (August, pp. 278-86).Lord Tennyson. [Poem] The Throstle (October, 1889).Vol. II (January -- June, 1890)R. Rider Haggard. The Fate of Swaziland (January, pp. 64-75).R. Rider Haggard and Andrew Lang. The World's Desire (In nine installments: April, pp. 369-84; May, pp. 466-80; June, pp. 558-68).Thomas Hardy. Candour in English Fiction (January, pp. 15-21). Part 3 of a series: Walter Besant, Eliza Lynn Linton, Thomas Hardy. Candour in English Fiction (January, pp. 6-21): Part 1 by Walter Besant (pp. 6-9); Part 2 by Eliza Lynn Linton (pp. 10-14)

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        Poèmes. Léone - Allégories - La Crucifixion - Neiges

      157 (1) Seiten 8, Broschiert mit leicht gebräuntem Pergaminumschlag, der Buchblock durchgängig leicht gebräunt und nur am Kopf beschnitten, Druck der Normalausgabe auf Alfa-Papier, auf dem Vortitel mit Widmung in violetter Tinte: aFrans Hellens / souvenir de / toujours / Jean / kleine Vignette (umgedrehtes Herz). Jean Cocteau (* 5. Juli 1889 in Maisons-Laffitte bei Paris - + 11. Oktober 1963 in Milly-la-Forêt bei Paris) war ein französischer Schriftsteller, Regisseur und Maler.

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        Daddy Jake the Runaway and Short Stories Told After Dark by Uncle Remus.

      (NY) The Century Co. (1889). - First printing. BAL 7117. Tall 4to. 145 pp. 19 B & W illustrations by Edward. W. Kemble. Original pictorial yellow paper over boards (illustrated front and rear covers and spine), printed in red and black. One of Harris' southern masterpieces. The book has some light spinal darkening, but is completely readable, with light wear at the extremities; the hinges are tight. A very good plus book. In the very RARE original fragile dust jacket. The jacket has been archivally backed, with some edge restoration, and is visually quite stunning. Housed in period custom slipcase. A true rarity in jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Furniture and Decoration in England during the Eighteenth Century: Facsimile Reproductions of the Choicest Examples from the Works of Chippendale, Adam, Richardson, Heppelwhite, Sheraton, Pergolesi, and others . [ Complete in 4 Volumes ]

      London: John Bumpus , 1889. Published between 1889-1892. Complete in 4 volumes. Volume 1, parts 1 & 2. Volume 2, parts 1 & 2. Books measures 19 1/4 x 14 1/2 inches. Collation, 21,vii, 200 black & white plates. Bound in original publishers maroon cloth, with gilt lettering, blind stamp design on top baords. Cloth rubbed on edges, with some wear loss, cloth faded on spine, stained on one board, some nicks or abrasion wear marks. Generally bindings in good firm condition. Internally, pages and plates clean throughout. A very nice clean set, bindings are showing some wear, but are good and solid. . Large Folio.

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        Binding, Fine- Miss Florence Leicester] Essays of Elia (Large Paper)

      David Stott, London 1889 - 12mo. Two Volumes. Attractive Arts & Crafts style binding by Miss Florence Leicester (inscribed in pencil at back of volume 1, "bound by Miss Florence Leicester) and signed in gilt pallet on rear dentelle: "19- F-M-L- 02, in crushed tan morocco with shamrock and petal design, flowers and vines on both covers (i.e. repeated four times), gilt-ruled dentelles and spines with similar motif. Large paper edition; one of one hundred copies [unnumbered]. White endpapers with ruled dentelles, featuring shamrocks in each corner. All edges gilt. With the bookplate of Alonzo Weston Kimball, noted collector of rare books and fine art. Little is known abou Florence Leicester, except to say that she was very accomplished and no doubt studied under one of the major bookbinders in London at the turn of the century. Some light rubbing and spine slightly faded. Very small closed crack to the top of the front hinge on vol. II. Only 100 Copies Printed. Both volumes and contents near fine.

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        Déclaration passionnée à la comtesse Potocka "Je ne dis pas que je vous ai aimé - je dis que j'ai été atteint, comme d'autres, par votre pouvoir"

      Paris 11 mars 1889 10x15,5cm 7 pages sur deux feuillets rempliés

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        Wee Willie Winkie, and other child stories

      Allahabad: Published by Messrs. A.H. Wheeler & Co., [1889]. 8vo (22 cm, 8.625"). [1 (ad)] f., [1 (title)] f., 104 pp., [4 (ads)] ff. First edition, or as Richards says "First (Indian) Edition," in the => first state of the wrappers. These stories, with the exception of "The Drums of the Fore and Aft," are "Reprinted in chief from the 'Week's news'" (title-page) and include "Wee Willie Winkie," "Baa, Baa Black Sheep," and "His Majesty the King." This is vol. 6 in => "A.H. Wheeler & Co.'s Indian Railway Library" series.    A good deal has been written about "Wee Willie Winkie" and the other short stories here, much of it negative-revisionary in nature, but we would call one's attention to John McGivering's evenhanded (but perhaps partisan) observations on the Kipling Society website: "Looking at this story of a spoilt and precocious child in the cold light of the 21st Century, it seems at first sight most unlikely, even in a work of fiction, that such a child could so confront and outface a gang of wild armed men. However, considering the status of the British in India in that era, and looking at Kipling's account of his own childhood in Bombay reflected in the first part of 'Baa Baa, Black Sheep' . . . it is perhaps not as implausible as it seems."    The illustrations on the wrappers are by Kipling's father, John L. Kipling, and were engraved on wood at the Mayo Art School in Lahore where he was the principal.         Richards A19; Stewart 54; Martindell 34; Livingston 43. Never bound, in original green wrappers lightly soiled; light discoloration to lower corners of wrappers, front one with an old crease, short tear at base of spine. Advertisement leaf before title-leaf (not called for in any bibliography) torn and detached but present. A fragile publication, housed for protection in a red cloth chemise.

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        [Binding, Fine- Miss Florence Leicester] Essays of Elia (Large Paper)

      London: David Stott, 1889. 12mo. Two Volumes. Attractive Arts & Crafts style binding by Miss Florence Leicester (inscribed in pencil at back of volume 1, "bound by Miss Florence Leicester) and signed in gilt pallet on rear dentelle: "19- F-M-L- 02, in crushed tan morocco with shamrock and petal design, flowers and vines on both covers (i.e. repeated four times), gilt-ruled dentelles and spines with similar motif. Large paper edition; one of one hundred copies [unnumbered]. White endpapers with ruled dentelles, featuring shamrocks in each corner. All edges gilt. With the bookplate of Alonzo Weston Kimball, noted collector of rare books and fine art. Little is known abou Florence Leicester, except to say that she was very accomplished and no doubt studied under one of the major bookbinders in London at the turn of the century. Some light rubbing and spine slightly faded. Very small closed crack to the top of the front hinge on vol. II. Only 100 Copies Printed. Both volumes and contents near fine.

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        The Key of Solomon the King. (Clavicula Salomonis). (Grimoire).

      London, George Redway, 1889, - in-4to, VIII (half-title: on verso this indication: ?only 500 copies produced of which this is n° 45? + titlepage + preface) + 115 p. + 1 p.: directions to binder (to place the 15 plates, several printed on blue paper) + 2 leaves (1 p.: list of subscribers + 3 p. of ?Standard works published by George Redway), booksellers ticket inside first cover: John M. Watkins Publisher and Bookseller, London, Exlibris in colour monogr. ?SJT? within a frame, Original h.-leather, spine renewed to style. Gilt title on first cover. Original edition, one of 500 copies printed only.The Key of Solomon, in Latin Clavis Salomonis or Clavicula Salomonis, is a grimoire, or book on magic, attributed to King Solomon, probably dating to the 14th to 15th century Italian Renaissance and presenting a typical example of Renaissance magic. The text dates to the Late Middle Ages or the Italian Renaissance. Many such grimoires attributed to King Solomon were written in this period, ultimately influenced by earlier (High Medieval) works of Jewish kabbalists and Arab alchemists, which in turn hark back to Greco-Roman magic of Late Antiquity. This extreemly rare first edition based on the Latin manuscript in the British Library was published by S. L. MacGregor Mathers in 1889. (This text from the reprint in 2017 based on the 1909 reprint). Plates printed on white and blue paper, full of symbols and Mytival AlphabetsPlease notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Diurnale der Dominikanerinnen von St. Katherinen in Nürnberg. Pergamenthandschrift des 15. Jh. mit den täglichen Stundengebeten.

      15. Jahrhundert, - in-8vo (138x103 mm), 258 Bl., auf feinen Pergamentseiten in gotischer Minuskel gleichmässig geschrieben in lateinischer Sprache (Kalender und Schluss von andern Händen); durchgehend rubriziert, mit vielen grossen und kleineren Initialen in Rot, Blau oder Schwarz; die Gesangstexte mit quadratischen Musiknoten auf rotem Vierliniensystem. Moderner Lederband mit Blindprägung auf den Deckeln, blauer Schnitt, mit 1 von ursprünglich 2 Metallschliessen. Seltener mittelalterlicher Pergament-Codex: Das Gebetsbuch einer Dominikanerschwester mit den gesprochenen und gesungenen Teilen des täglichen Gebets. Die Herkunft aus dem Dominikanerorden ergibt sich aus dem Kalender und der Litanei, die Bestimmung für Nonnen aus verschiedenen Rubriken. Zahlreiche Feste verweisen auf die Diözese Bamberg, einzelne Texte auf die hl. Katherina als Klosterpatronin; als Heimat der Handschrift kommt also nur das Katharinenstift in Nürnberg in Betracht. Auch der vorliegende Codex zeigt jene auffallend unsystematische Anordnung des Inhalts, die für die Diurnalien der Dominikanerinnen charakteristisch ist (vgl. die Beispiele bei Ehrensberger, Biblioteca liturgica manuscripta, Karlsruhe 1889, S. 32ff.). Als Beilage erscheinen hier die sonst auch üblichen Texte: Benedictiones matutinales, Bened. ad mensam, Officium BMV, Off. defunctorum usw. Der Band ist gut erhalten und im Innern vollständig; am Schluss (hinter Bl. 256) fehlt der letzte Teil der Collectae propriae. Diurnalien gehören zu den seltenen liturgischen Büchern und kommen im Handel kaum vor. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Nursery "Alice" containing twenty coloured enlargements from Tenniel's Illustrations to "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" with text adapted to nursery readers.

      London: Macmillan and Co. 1889 - Quarto. Original white cloth-backed pictorial boards, titles to front cover in red and black, orange endpapers. Wear to corners and head and foot of spine, spine darkened, some light foxing to preliminaries, some internal finger marks, diagonal crease to page 36. Mechanical enlargements of 20 of John Tenniel's illustrations, enlarged from the originals and printed in colour; text printed in brown ink. Cover illustrations by E. G. Thomson. First edition, first impression, third issue, with the original illustration of Alice and the Cheshire Cat on page 34 with Alice's profile visible, overpriced with two shillings on the title page. Genuinely rare thus: copies are overwhelmingly met in the second edition. Ten thousand copies of the first print run were printed by Edward Evans on toned paper. Dodgson rejected the entire edition in sheets as the pictures were "far too bright and gaudy" and instructed they should be reprinted. The casings prepared had Alice asleep beneath a tree on the front cover and a picture of the March Hare on the back. Four thousand copies of the rejected sheets were sent to the United States and the book was published with a tipped-in preliminary leaf and title page dated 1890. After the publication of the second edition in 1891, unsold copies of the first edition were bound up and overprinted "People's Edition, Price Two Shillings" at the head of the title page, but not redated, as in this copy. Williams, Madan, Green, Crutch 215c. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Éléments d'économie politique pure ou théorie de la richesse sociale.

      Lausanne: F. Rouge,, 1889. Octavo. Contemporary library buckram, spine lettered and dated in black. 6 folding plates as issued. Spine and boards toned, split to front joint repaired, light wear and rubbing to extremities, mild foxing to contents, a very good copy. From the library of Lindley Fraser, inscribed on the front free endpaper, "L. M. Fraser, Queen's, (Oxford, October, 1928)" with his occasional pencil annotations to the contents shaved by the binder. Second edition, revised, corrected and enlarged, of the French economist's major thesis which confirmed his status as the father of general equilibrium theory, first published in two parts in 1874 and 1877 respectively. Soon after becoming a professor of political economy at the University of Lausanne at the age of 36, Walras published Éléments. He focused his efforts on significantly revising several successive editions over the course of the next two decades; this second edition, for example, contains an introductory chapter which does not appear in subsequent editions. Appreciation for his work has grown steadily since the 1930s which has prompted Blaug to argue that Walras "may now be the most widely-read nineteenth century economist after Ricardo and Marx" (p. 262). Lindley Fraser (1904–63) was a British economist and popular broadcaster. He became a fellow in economics at Queen's College, Oxford in 1928, where he wrote his first book, Protection and Free Trade (1932) and was recognised as "a man of most acute mind and versatile gifts". He later went on to join the staff of the BBC's German Service in 1940.

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        Schusterei-Herstellung u. Fabriken:) C.F. Bally Fabrique de chaussures et tissus élastiques Schönenwerd. Suisse. Fabriquants de chaussures en Suisse Schuhfabrikant in der Schweiz.

      Atelier Artist. J.A. Preuss, Zürich, 1889. - in-4°, (26 x 37 cm), 2 ff. (ill. Titelbl. + Zwischentitelbl.) + 15 Bl. Text (30 S., 4-sprachig) mit illustrationen nach Zeichnungen + 32 Holzstichtafeln (Xylogravures), Leinenband, Rückenvergoldung, Buckdeckel mit Titel und Jahr 1890. / reliure en toile originale. Titre et date 1890 dorée sur le premier plat. (reliure tachée). Textes dans un encadrement or avec 2 illustrations in-texte. Les planches avec les légendes en 4 langues: Le titre illustré montre un ouvrier au travail et les bâtiments de l?entreprise à Paris - London - Buenos Aires et Montevideo. Les planches : - (Die interessanten Tafeln zeigen): 1) Le berceau de la famille. Stammhaus - 2) Vue générale de: Ansicht von Schönenwerd (G. Lorenz del.) - 3) Fabriques de chaussures - Shedbau , mechanische Schusterei - 4) Atelier de cordonnerie mécanique mechanische Schusterei (Innenansicht) - 5) Atelier de coupe des semelles, Sohlleder-Stanzerei - 6) Fabrique de tissus élastiques - Elastik Fabrik - 7) Tramerie de soie - Seidenzettlerei - 8) Atelier de tissage - Websaal. 9) Magasins réunis - Schuhwarenmagazin. 10) Magasin de chaussures - Schuhmagazin. 11) Docks - Lagerhaus. 12) Hotel de la Cigogne - Hotel Storchen. 13) Partie du jardin - Felsengarten. 14) Place de l?église - BÜHL - Kirchplatz. 15) Dépot du matériel à incendie - Spritzenhaus. 16) école Froebel - Kleinkinderschule. 17) Fabrique de chaussures (Tiges) - Obere Fabrik. 18) Salle de piqure - Nähmaschinensaal 19) Villa Jurablick. 20) Parties du Jardin - Felsengarten. 21) Villa anglaise - Villenquartier. 22) Cité ouvrière - Arbeiterquartier. 23) Villa Tannheim. 24) Pension d?ouvrier - Kosthaus. 25) Aux trois sapins - PARC - Dreitannen. 26) Bains - Badeanstalt. 27) Barrage de l?Aar - Stauwehr. 28) Fabrique de chaussures - FALKENSTEIN - Schuhfabrik. 29) Idem AARAU Schuhfabrik. 30) Idem KLINGNAU. 31) Idem GRÄNICHEN. 32) Idem SCHOEFTLAND. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Texte en français, allemand, anglais et espagnol. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      1889. s.l. [Paris] n.d., 9,5x12cm, 1 page au dos d'une enveloppe. - s.l. [Paris] n.d., 9,5x12cm, 1 page au dos d'une enveloppe. - Nota autografo Maupassant destinatari della contessa Potocka, 10 linee di inchiostro nero sul retro di una busta per Clotilde Legrand, cachet [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Note autographe de Maupassant adressée à la Comtesse Potocka, 10 lignes à l'encre noire au dos d'une enveloppe destinée à Clotilde Legrand, un cachet « Devambez, passage panoramas, 5 ». Ces lignes tracées à la hâte au dos d'une enveloppe réutilisée sont un témoignage de la proximité de Maupassant et Potocka. En effet, l'auteur fait suivre à sa correspondante une lettre qui était destinée à une autre personne : « Lisez et voyez comme tout cela est petit en comparaison de l'éternité. » Il conseille donc le secret à la Comtesse : « Le mieux est de ne plus en parler à personne. » Il conclut : « Je viendrais v[ou]s voir demain avant 3hrs ½ ».

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        MELBOURNE AND MARS: MY MYSTERIOUS LIFE ON TWO PLANETS. EXTRACTS FROM THE DIARY OF A MELBOURNE MERCHANT. Edited by [i.e. Written by] Joseph Fraser..

      Melbourne: Pater & Knapton, Print, 1889.. Octavo, pp. [1-3] 4-104 [105-112: ads], disbound. First edition. Among the rarest of the nineteenth-century interplanetary fictions. "The tale of a man who in middle age lives in Melbourne, but who also simultaneously lives a second life as a child on a utopian and scientifically advanced Mars, on which winged flying machines are in common, everyday use." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 86. "One of the most important Australian utopian novels ... Fraser saw technology as a key agent of social change, extolling the value of fast travel by flying machines and describing with awe the potential of electricity." - Blackford, et al., Strange Constellations: A History of Australian Science Fiction, pp. 26-7; 225. Larnach, Materials Towards a Checklist of Australian Fantasy to 1937 (1950), p. 12 (giving the author as "Frazer"). Locke, Voyages in Space (2011) V-286. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 81. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978) or Reginald (1979; 1992). Disbound, lacks the original printed wrappers. Title page dusty, fore-edge corner tips chipped. A fair copy of a rare book. (#153384)

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        Der Moderne Stil.

      Seven vols. Stuttgart: Julius Hoffmann, 1889-1905. Seven vols., folio, 120, 96, 96, 96, 96, 96, 96 ll, fully illustrated leaves printed to recto only in green, phthalo blue, sepia, peach, burgundy, and black. Quarter red cloth, with color printed gray boards (vol. 1 has inlaid illustration in green and red), title printed in black to backstrips. Backstrips on all volumes have some minor fraying, and boards are slightly rubbed at edges and bumped at corners; otherwise a very good, bright, and complete set. First edition, seven volumes complete. The most comprehensive, illustrated encyclopedic lexicon of Art Nouveau design ever published. Each page packed with images including but not limited to, ceramics, glass, jewelry, wallpaper, furniture, book bindings, book plates, ornamental alphabets, book art, metalwork, silver, china, lace, and advertising art, represented with photographic reproductions, and sketches. All seven volumes are very scarce, rarely found complete.

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        Éléments d'économie politique pure ou théorie de la richesse sociale.

      Lausanne: F. Rouge, 1889 - Octavo. Contemporary library buckram, spine lettered and dated in black. Spine and boards toned, split to front joint repaired, light wear and rubbing to extremities, mild foxing to contents, a very good copy. From the library of Lindley Fraser, inscribed on the front free endpaper, "L. M. Fraser, Queen's, (Oxford, October, 1928)" with his occasional pencil annotations to the contents shaved by the binder. 6 folding plates as issued. Second edition, revised, corrected and enlarged, of the French economist's major thesis which confirmed his status as the father of general equilibrium theory, first published in two parts in 1874 and 1877 respectively. Soon after becoming a professor of political economy at the University of Lausanne at the age of 36, Walras published Éléments. He focused his efforts on significantly revising several successive editions over the course of the next two decades; this second edition, for example, contains an introductory chapter which does not appear in subsequent editions. Appreciation for his work has grown steadily since the 1930s which has prompted Blaug to argue that Walras "may now be the most widely-read nineteenth century economist after Ricardo and Marx" (p. 262). Lindley Fraser (1904–63) was a British economist and popular broadcaster. He became a fellow in economics at Queen's College, Oxford in 1928, where he wrote his first book, Protection and Free Trade (1932) and was recognised as "a man of most acute mind and versatile gifts". He later went on to join the staff of the BBC's German Service in 1940. Walker 176; Mark Blaug, Great Economists before Keynes (Atlantic Highlands, NJ: Humanities Press International, 1986).

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        LA VIE À MONTMARTRE

      Paris: G. Boudet / Ch. Tallandier, 1889. Two volumes. Quarto (29 x 21 cm). Text volume: full crimson morocco, with inlaid colored morocco floral decorations with gilt stems, with three inlaid morocco portraits (one male, two female), and a windmill, on upper cover, inlaid morocco spine decoration, a.e.g., gilt inner dentelles with colored morocco floral inlays, executed and signed by master binder Ch. Meunier in 1903. Hairline crack at toe of upper joint, otherwise about fine in morocco faced board slipcase. Supplementary volume: three quarter red morocco and marbled boards, t.e.g., color morocco inlay in gilt spine, t.e.g., unsigned, but quite likely also by Meunier or an assistant; fine in somewhat edgeworn matching morocco faced board slipcase. First edition. Illustrated with original color lithographed frontis and sectional titles, along with scores of lithographed vignettes and illustrations in black. In addition to 25 numbered copies on Chine, 25 numbered copies on Japon, and 700 numbered copies on Marais, this is a special copy on Chine, designated on the justification as "Exemplaire imprimé pour M. Pierre Vidal," the artist. Bound into the text volume as foldouts are three states of the brilliant pictorial lithographed wrapper: a) uncolored, before letterpress; b) colored, before letterpress; and c) the finished state. Also present is a fine original 16 x 17cm watercolor by Vidal, entitled "Moulin Rouge", signed and dated 1899, on 28 x 20 cm sheet of Japon. Additionally, the colored lithograph frontis and fifteen color lithographed pictorial sectional titles are present in both the finished colored state, and in uncolored proof state before letters. The supplementary volume consists of a total of 165 items, including the colored wrapper in two states, the pictorial sectional titles in colored and uncolored proof states, before letterpress and bearing register marks and a few annotations, and a full complement of the illustrations and vignettes, printed on single sheets of heavy stock, without letterpress, with full margins. The author (1857 - 1933) was a journalist, editor and composer, frequently connected with L'ECHO DE PARIS, LE COURRIER FRANCAIS, and other periodicals. He wrote a series of books, almost all illustrated, dealing with the street and night life of Paris. Vidal also executed illustrations for his LA VIE DES BOULEVARDS (1896). Vidal (1849-1913) "worked in the prints room of the Bibliothèque Nationale in 1876 ... [his work] depicted the life of the 'Belle Epoque' period, paying particular attention to details of clothing and decorations of scenes in everyday life" - Benezit. He illustrated works by Loüys, de Maupassant, Meilhac, Uzanne, and others of the period. Monod's entry for this title is derivative, and incorrectly records the limitation as 50 each on Chine and Japon and 600 on vélin. This is one of at least two (or possibly three) copies assembled and imprinted for the artist. Another, bound in half morocco by Carayon, and including five drawings, two prospectuses and a suite on chine, sold at auction in 2012. Another copy, also bound by Meunier, sold at auction in 1994, but the description in auction records is insufficient to conclude that it was the present copy. A lovely evocation of a time and place. MONOD 8430. BENEZIT 14:281-2. VICAIRE V:1114.

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        The Complete Works of William Makepeace Thackeray (22-volume set)

      Houghton, Mifflin and Company, Boston and New York 1889 - 22 vols. Turquoise marbled boards, 3/4 leather spines and corners; gilt letters and decoration on spines; gilt top edges; matching marbled flyleaves; various paginations; BW plates as frontispieces and BW illus within texts. The complete 22-volume set of writings by English novelist William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863). "With illustrations by the author and others, and with introductory notes setting forth the history of the several works." Contents: v. 1-2. Vanity fair ; v. 3-4. The history of Pendennis ; v. 5. The memoirs of Mr. C.J. Yellowplush ; The Fitzboodle papers ; The wolves and the lamb ; Stories and sketches ; v. 6. Burlesques ; v. 7. The history of Samuel Titmarsh and the great Hoggarty diamond ; Men's wives ; The book of snobs ; v. 8. The memoirs of Barry Lyndon, Esq. ; and, Denis Duval ; v. 9-10. The Newcomes ; v. 11. The Paris sketchbook of Mr. M.A. Titmarsh ; and, Eastern sketches ; v. 12. The Irish sketchbook of 1842 ; and, Character sketches ; v. 13. The four Georges ; The English humorists ; Sketches and travels in London ; v. 14. The history of Henry Esmond, Esq. ; v. 15-16. The Virginians ; v. 17-18. The adventures of Philip on his way through the world ; A shabby genteel story ; Catherine ; v. 19. Roundabout papers ; The second funeral of Napoleon ; Critical reviews ; v. 20. Christmas stories ; Ballads, and other poems ; Tales ; v. 21. Contributions to Punch ; v. 22. Miscellaneous papers and sketches. Will indeed make a handsome addition to your personal library. VG (Outer spines have a few average scuffs, and only two volumes have noticeable wear to head edge of spine; interiors are crisp and clean.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Anna Karenina

      Walter Scott, UK 1889 - New Edition 1889. Second UK Edition. Preceded by the Vizetelly edition published in 1887 and the first edition in English, published in the USA by Thomas J. Crowell & Co., New York, in 1886. Translated by Nathan Haskell Dole. Dated by adverts at book rear. Complete two volumes in original decorative cloth. Books are very good with quite bright boards.Edges rubbed. Boards lightly marked in places. Contents good. Endpapers foxed with bookplates. Very un-common set. More images can be taken upon request. Ref Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Russian types].

      Moscow Kushnerev i Ko 1889 - 14 chromolithographs, including 6 signed "N.B.", pasted on original cards with printed captions, kept in small paper sleeve; two slightly chipped, very light foxing on margins, covers of the sleeve split, with marginal tears. Overall dimensions: 16.5 x 11.4 cm. Attractive collection of 14 chromolithographs depicting traditional Russian figures and their occupations, such as bird hunting, fox hunting, fishing, mushrooms picking and wheat harvest. Bogatov (1854 - 1935), Russian artist and graphic, worked in lithography, as well as painting landscapes and portraits and creating illustrations for Russian classics and folklore. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        [Complete set of the Fairy Books:]

      London: Longmans, Green & Co.,, 1889–1910. Blue; Red; Green; Yellow; Pink; Grey; Violet; Crimson; Brown; Orange; Olive; Lilac. 12 works, octavo. Finely bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in early 20th-century varicoloured crushed morocco, spines gilt-tooled in compartments with gilt titles direct, each board decorated with a different gilt-tooled and colour onlay design, quadruple gilt border to sides, elaborate gilt-roll to turn-ins, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Bound retaining the original cloth spine and front panel, and the half-titles. Illustrations by Henry J. Ford, G. P. Jacomb Hood and others, in colour and black and white, as plates and to the text. Occasional minor scuffs to corners, no spotting within and the spines unsunned, a beautiful bright set in excellent condition. First editions, first impressions, a complete set of Lang's much-loved and beautifully produced Fairy Book series, exquisitely bound in the first half of the century by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, each volume distinguished in its appropriate colour, with differing onlay and gilt designs to each board, and retaining the original decorated cloth bound within. The Fairy Books, edited by Andrew Lang and written up by his wife, were unprecedented in the international scope of their sources, and highly influential in giving many tales their first appearance in English. Though sets can often be found in much more recent leather bindings, this Sangorski-bound set is rare both in the high quality of the work and the relatively early date of its execution.

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        [Humorous Poems and Drawings]

      [Washington, DC], [1889 - 1890]. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardcover. A charming collection of poems, all neatly lettered in brown pen with cartoonish illustrations on each page. The first poem reads: "View the ingenuous youths whose mild surprise, Beams unrestrained from their well opened eyes!, It goes without the saying that they spy the man with the long nose who walks by. Such feelings, if well bred they would subdue, or keep them better hid from other's view!" The accompanying drawing depicts three open mouthed children jumping with arms flailing, all apparently enthralled with the long nosed man who stands just off the page. Another reads: "The wind subsides and in their little boat, Edward and James, becalmed are left afloat. But what of that? These men of quick resource quickly take measures to pursue their course!" The illustration shows two men in a boat, one with ears the size of sails and the other using a bellows to blow air into his friend's huge ears. Written on the front free endpaper is "Coyle, 1760 N Street, Washington DC, 1889 - 90." Leonidas Coyle (1840-1906) was the pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Bridgeton New Jersey. He compiled lectures by Reverend G.W. Samson at Columbian College in DC where Samson taught and was president. Coyle showed his early interest in art/cartoons, with several of his pencil drawings decorating the endpapers of the compilation. The text and illustrations are drawn on glossy, translucent paper with a blank sheet of heavier stock paper between each page. The pages are all ruled and numbered in red pen. Minor chipping to edges of some pages and light foxing throughout. Includes a small laid in contemporary black and white photograph of a cat. Bound in three quarter leather backed marbled paper covered boards. The leather spine piece is no longer present, and the boards have been amateurishly reattached to text block using clear packing tape along the spine and hinges. Size: Oblong, 12 x 7.5 inches. 28 pages. Very Good Condition. POE/063017.

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