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        TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLES

      London; (1891): James R. Osgood. First Edition. Cloth. First Issue, with "Chapter XXV" for "Chapter XXXV" on page 199 of volume 2. Three volumes bound in original brown cloth decorated in gilt; light stain on front pastedown of volume 3; front inner hinges of volumes 1 and 2 starting; cloth and gilt a little faded, but with little wear; minor wear at extremities, but overall a very good set in original cloth. Housed in a tan open end slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.]
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        THE CITY OF DENVER: Its Resources and Their Development. A Souvenir of the Denver Times, 1891

      Carson Hurst and Harper, Art Printers, Denver, Colorado 1891 - THE CITY OF DENVER: Its Resources and Their Development. A Souvenir of the Denver Times, published by Carson Hurst and Harper, Art Printers, Denver, Colorado. The Denver Times, 1891. Large-format publication. Original burgundy-colored covers with gold print; 104 enamel-coated pages, with index. Dimensions: 17-1/2 inches by 14 inches. Landscape photographs by William Henry Jackson; portraits by Alfred Evans Rinehart. Numerous articles on Denver's and surrounding resources, as well as biographies of influential businessmen and politicians. Condition: very good; all pages present and clean with only a few minor flaws, such as tears or smudges; strong spine, although the head and toe have suffered some chipping; end-papers present and clean; boards show evidence of scuffing. This book is an extraordinary collaboration of William Henry Jackson and Alfred Evans Rinehart celebrating the prominent figures and exceptional businesses that helped develop the City of Denver, just two years before the 1893 Economic Panic. During this book¿s composition, the mining districts of Aspen and Leadville were producing enormous quantities of silver; great investment and innovation flowed from the San Juan mining districts; narrow and standard gauge railroads were extended throughout the state; and, agricultural interests expanded to meet the growing needs. This book highlights the benefits Denver and Colorado received from this astounding industry. Includes descriptive articles on the history of Denver and Colorado; Early Edifices; The First Town; Denver; Territory of Colorado; Civil War; Second Colorado Volunteer Cavalry; Third Colorado Volunteer Cavalry; Denver Pacific Railroad Company; Denver and Rio Grande Railroad; Colorado Springs; Greeley; Longmont; State of Colorado; Leadville; Mountain Peaks and Passes of Colorado; Civic Roster; Hotels; Banking; Architects; Manufacturers; The Colorado Mining Stock Exchange; Telephone Communication; Jewelers; Insurance; Real Estate; Brewers; Distillers; etc., plus numerous regional and local advertisements. Full-page reproductions of some of W.H. Jackson¿s most artistic photographs. Wynar #842. Six listed in OCLC [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Leaves of Grass

      Philadelphia: David McKay, Publisher, 1891-1892. Hardcover. Very Good. Deathbed Edition. 438 pp. with author portrait at p. 29 with intact tissue guard. Original green cloth, top edge gilt. BAL 21441: Printing 2, Binding C. (No cancels. Author's name in facsimile autograph on spine.) Near Fine condition. Front and rear hinges a little free, corners bumped. No inscriptions, clean pages, etc. Cloth has small scratch to front, tiny dent on back cover, rubbed and very lightly worn at head and tail. A very nice copy. Whitman's final arrangement of his magnum opus including 'Sands At Seventy,' 'Goodbye My Fancy,' and ''A Backward Glance O'Er Travel'D Roads.'

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        Illustrirtes Muster-Enten-Buch enthaltend das Gesamte der Zucht und Pflege der domestizirten Entenschläge und der zur Domestikation geeigneten Wild-Enten-Arten und Zier-Enten.

      Hamburg Richter () 1891 - (28,5 x 21,5 cm). XIX, 316 S. Mit einigen Textabbildungen und 42 (40 chromlithographischen) Tafeln. Original-Leinwandband. Einzige Ausgabe des umfangreichen Handbuchs zur Zucht und Pflege der Wild- und Zierenten mit hübschen und großformatigen Tafeln, die jeweils ein Entenpaar zeigen. - Einband gering bestoßen, sonst sehr sauber und wohlerhalten. - Nissen IVB 582

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        Gibson & Weldon's Student's bankruptcy: Intended as an explanatory treatise on the law and practice of bankruptcy, prepared specially for the use of students, . and honors examinations of the Law So

      Law Notes " Pub. Off 1891 - 1891. Second Edition. 240 pages. No dust jacket. Black cloth boards with black lettering. Pages are slightly yellowed with moderate cracking to hinges exposing netting causing rear board to be limp. Noticeable inscription and thumb prints throughout. Binding is firm with light corner bumping and moderate staining to boards. Spine has moderate shelf wear and lean. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        New Grub Street. A Novel.

      London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1891 - 3 volumes, octavo. Original morocco-grained green cloth, titles to spines gilt, titles and decorative borders to front boards in black, yellow coated endpapers. Spine ends and corners a little worn, sides rubbed, endpapers apparently relined at an early date, still a good set. Without the terminal advert leaf in vol. 1 found only in a small minority of copies (no priority). First edition, first issue in the original cloth without the cancel title page stating second edition. One of fewer than 1000 copies. From the library of the bibliographer of Victorian fiction, Walter E. Smith, with his lightly pencilled ownership inscriptions to the front free endpaper of each volume. Collie A9b; Sadleir 971; Spiers & Coustillas M6; Wolff 2552.

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        Traite du Quadrilatere. D`apres un manuscrit tire de la bibliotheque de S. A. Edhem Pacha. Traduit par Alexandres Pacha Caratheodry.

      Istanbul, Typographie et Lithographie Osmanie, 1891 - 1 Bl., 214 S. (französischer Text), 157 S. (arabischer Text) mit einigen Textabb. Erste Ausgabe dieser ersten Übersetzung von al-Tusi`s Werk zur Trigonometrie, sehr selten. - "Al-Tusi was the first to write a work on trigonometry independently of astronomy. Al-Tusi, in his Treatise on the Quadrilateral, gave an extensive exposition of spherical trigonometry, distinct from astronomy. It was in the works of Al-Tusi that trigonometry achieved the status of an independent branch of pure mathematics distinct from astronomy, to which it had been linked for so long" (Wikipedia Abruf vom 12.05.2015). - "This treatise Kashf al-qina` ‘an asrar al-Shakl al-qatta` (Removal of the Veil from the Mysteries of the Secants Figure) bears sometimes other titles, that is al-Risalat al-qatta` fi ‘ilm al-Handasa (Treatise on Secants in the Science of Geometry) and Kitab al-shakl al-qatta` (The Book on the Secant Figure). In all manuscripts, it is in Arabic. Al-Tusi`s work is the first systematic trigonometry text, independent of astronomy in Muslim civilization. Hajji Khalifa proposes that this book is related to the first figure in the first chapter of Menelaus of Alexandria`s (c. 70-140 CE) Kitâb al-Ukar`s (Sphaerica). It was also first written in Arabic and then translated into Persian by the author himself as a five-chapter book. The number of copies of the Kashf al-qina` in the libraries indicates how commonly and frequently it was used through scholars. The French and the Turkish translations of the book in the Ottoman state at the last quarter of 19th century and first quarter of the 20th century shows that this book still very well-liked. Alexandr Carathéodory published an Arabic edition of the text, accompanied by a French translation. The work was also translated into Turkish by Celal Saygin (d. 1954). The printing of this book in the Ottoman state at the end of the 19th century and translation of it in the beginning of the 20th century shows how the Ottomans were still interested al-Tusi`s works" (muslimheritage). - Text auf Französisch und in Arabisch. Vorsatz mit hs. Vermerk. Gebräunt und etw. fleckig. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 Gr.-8°. OHLdr. (leicht bestoßen und berieben). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Jenseits von Gut und Böse. Vorspiel einer Philosophie der Zukunft.

      Leipzig Naumann 1891 - 8°. VIII, 269 Seiten. Halbleinen. (Nachgebundes Exemplar; Titelblatt gebräunt, 2 Blatt mit Randfehlstellen). 2. Auflage. (WNB I, 284). Mit der Vorrede Nietzsches aus dem Jahr 1885, Sils-Maria, Oberengadin. - Die streng thematisch geordneten Aphorismen und Aphorismenketten sollten eine Vorbereitung auf das geplante Hauptwerk "Der Wille zur Macht" sein. Sie leiten das Spätwerk Nietzsches ein. - Hier in der fünf Jahre nach Erscheinen der ersten Ausgabe herausgekommenen 2. Auflage, die, wie die erste, ebenfalls nicht eben groß gewesen ist. 1,050 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Beutler]
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        Atlas of Queens Co Long Island New York

      New York: Chester Wolverton. 1891. First. First edition. Folio. Measures approximately 16" x 20.75". In the original publisher's half leather and cloth boards stamped in blind and gilt. Complete as issued with 34 double-page color lithographic maps. The leather spine and corners are worn away, both boards are detached, the front free endpaper and title page are detached with tears at the edges, else a very good, internally clean copy. All 34 plates, beautifully printed in color by A.H. Mueller, are clean and bright. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Poems By Emily Dickinson

      London: James R. Osgood, McIlvaine, & Co., 1891. Hardcover in acceptable condition. No jacket. First UK edition. Boards are marked and stained. Paint stain covering almost entire length of spine. Leading corners, edges and spine are bumped and worn. Five centimetre tear on front spine side. One inch tears and minor nicks on rear spine side. Spine ends and pastedown hinges are nicked. Page block and pages are tanned, marked and foxed. Penned dedication on FEP. Light creases and bumps throughout pages. Some pages are rough cut. Binding is visible throughout but remains intact. Text remains clear. HCW. hardcover. Acceptable/No Dust Jacket. Used.

      [Bookseller: PsychoBabel & Skoob Books]
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        THE YEAR OF MIRACLE: A TALE OF THE YEAR ONE THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED .

      London, Glasgow, Manchester, and New York: George Routledge and Sons, Limited, 1891 - 16mo, pp. [1-6] [1] 2-148 [149-154: ads], original decorated blue cloth, front panel stamped in black and brown, spine panel stamped in brown and gold, rear panel stamped in brown, yellow coated endpapers. First edition. "Science fiction story of the year 1900, of a plague that wipes out much of the British population, and of a mysterious storm which eliminates the scourge." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 119. "Fanatical socialist spreads the germs of a plague in London. Eventually an ideal state emerges." - Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 17. This shilling shocker (issued in paper wrappers and this hardbound version) is Hume's most imaginative SF novel and is among his scarcest books. Blackford, et al., Strange Constellations: A History of Australian Science Fiction, p. 226. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1141. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 119. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 598. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 45. Bleiler (1978), p. 105. Reginald 07604. Not in Lewis or Sargent. Topp, Victorian Yellowbacks & Paperbacks, 1849-1905 I, p. 413. Not in Wolff. Cloth rubbed at edges, mainly spine ends and corner tips, a very good copy. (#147221) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        Contribute to The STRAND Magazine. Edited by George Newnes.

      London: January 1891 - December 1912., 1891. A straight run of 44 volumes, from vol.I to XLIV. Include the first publication of several novels and stories such as Conan Doyle's The Hound of the Baskervilles and other Sherlock Holmes adventures, The Prince and Betty and other stories by Wodehouse, also 'Sapper', Verne, Wells, and many many others. Publisher's original blue cloth with gilt titles to spines and black pictorial uppers. Variously shaken and rubbed but generally sound and bright. A wonderful set containing the original forms of the stories, with illustrations, in addition to the usual ephemera found in the Strand, articles, adverts, etc.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland; Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There

      

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        Glossarium ad scriptores mediae et infimae gracitatis.

      Vratislaviae, apud G. Koebner, 1891. - 2 vol. in-folio, demi-veau brun de l’époque, dos à nerfs ornés de filets et pointillés dorés, pièces de titre rouges et de tomaisons, vertes, [8]ff.-XL pp.-[2]ff.-1278 col., [2]ff.-515 col. (1279-1794)-214-102 col.-[2]ff.-316 col. (appendice). Dos passés et lég. tachés. Bel ex. de cette réimpression anastatique de l’édition de Lyon, 1688, avec la reproduction du frontispice par Giffart. Cachet d'institution. Le glossaire grec de Du Cange, outil indispensable à tout médiéviste. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        GIL BLAS Illustré Hebdomadaire. Années 1891 - 1900

      GIL BLAS Illustré 1891-1900, Paris - Environ 4000 pages. Dix années de publication, depuis la première (1891) jusqu'à la dixième année (1900), en 7 reliures (5 assorties, dorures sur le dos et 2 reliures moins élaborées contenant respectivement les deux années 1895-1896 & 1897-1898). Voir notre photo svp. La première reliure contient l'année 1891, depuis le numéro 1 (« Supplément « du Gil Blas, 30 mai 1891) jusqu'au « GIL BLAS Illustré », numéro 52 du 25 décembre 1892. A noter qu'il manque le seul numéro de ces dix années de publication, à savoir le numéro 5 de 1891. Donc 500 numéros sur 501. La seconde reliure regroupe tous les numéros de l'année 1893 (du 01 janvier au numéro 53 du 30 décembre 1893), la troisième reliure tous les numéros de l'année 1894 (du 07 janvier au numéro 52 du 30 décembre 1894). La reliure 6 tous les numéros de l'année 1899 (du 06 janvier au numéro 52 du 29 décembre 1899). Enfin la reliure 7 tous les numéro de l'année 1900 (du 05 janvier au 52 du 28 décembre 1900). On y trouve au fil de ces années divers illustrateurs de diverses renommées, dont principalement Steinlen pour les illustrations en couleurs des couvertures, Paul Balluriau aussi très présent. Jacques Villon a également laissé 3 dessins (2 en 1899 et 1 en 1900). Egalement beaucoup d'honorables contributeurs littéraires. L'ensemble pèse environ 17700 grammes non emballé, nous vous renseignons volontiers pour les frais de port. Etat : Bon état dans l'ensemble, état d'ancienneté avec ici et là d'inévitables accidents, déchirures (nous en avons colmatées quelques unes), parfois un détachement de page (rare) et un ou deux manques sur des pages (2 relevés dans nos 40&41 de 1899). Manque le numéro 5 de l'année 1891. 40 x 28 cm 17700g. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A Ride to India.

      London: Chapman and Hall, Limited,, 1891. Across Persia and Baluchistan. Octavo. Original light blue cloth, spine lettered in silver, fire-dancer vignette to front board in black and copper, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. Frontispiece, 11 plates and 10 illustrations to the text, all by Herbert Walker after the author, and a folding area map to the rear. Ownership inscription dated 1924 to front free endpaper, later bookplate completed in manuscript to front pastedown. Spine gently rolled, tips and spine-ends very lightly rubbed, front board faintly sunned along top edge, short (25 mm) closed tear to map at fold costing one letter, internally clean. An excellent copy with bright plates. First edition. In 1889 De Windt rode on horseback from Tbilisi to Bombay, travelling through Baku, Tehran, Isfahan, Shiraz, Bushire, Baluchistan and Quetta. He served as aide-de-camp to his brother-in-law Charles Brooke, Rajah of Sarawak, from 1876 to 1878, and also travelled widely across Russia, including a journey to Western Siberia in 1890 to inspect the region's prisons. Scarce in this condition.

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        Vestische Zeitschrift - Zeitschrift der Vereine für Orts- und Heimatskunde im Veste und Kreise Recklinghausen. 1. - 20. Band. Dabei: Historisch-geographisches Register zu Band 1-20, bearbeitet von Heinrich Glasmeier. 6 Bücher.

      Buer, Theben / Münster, Westfälische Vereinsdruckerei 1891 (- 1912) - Die Einbände ordentlich bis gut, teils leicht beschädigt (Bezugspapier, Band I am Rücken mit Einschnitt). Der Inhalt sauber und gut - die jeweiligen Broschurdeckel mit eingebunden. Deutsch 2500g [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Liebig-Bilder-Serie: ( Véritable Extrait de Viande Liebig ): Sanguinetti-Nummer 318: Friand Pierrot.

      Liebig 1891 ( Liebig-Bilder-Serie in Chromolithographie gedruckt, teils unter Verwendung von Gold und Silber. Bildgröße 10 x 7 cm: Katalognummer und Erscheinungsjahr nach dem Katalog von Sanguinetti ermittelt: Serie in französischer Sprache ): Hier die Serie Nummer 318: \" Friand Pierrot \" aus dem Jahrgang 1891. ( Diese Serie ist nur in Frankreich erschienen / italienischer Titel hierzu: \" Malattia di Pierrot \" ). Gezeigt werden: \" Pierrot domestique a la funeste habitude de gouter aux liqueurs de son maitre. / Colombine pour le guerir, met une boutteille en evidence. / La bouteille contenait un fort purgatif. Pierrot l`avale sans s`en apercevoir. / L`effet n`est pas long a se produire. / Le medicin appele declare le cas tres grave. / Pierrot pour se guerir, jure de na plus boire que du bouillon Liebig. \" Zusammen 6 Bilder mit teils geringen Gebrauchsspuren ( im weißen Außenrand gering fleckig, wenige Ecken gering bestoßen ). Insgesamt guter Zustand. - sehr selten - ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Liebig, Bilder, Liebigbilder, Extract, Fleischextrakt, Extrait, Veritable, Viande, Pierrot, Colombine, Krankheit, Kur, Genesung, Abführmittel, Friand, Malattia, Google

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        THE JOURNAL OF SIR WALTER SCOTT FROM THE ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT AT ABBOTSFORD

      David Douglas, Edinburgh 1891 - First edition. Two volumes. viii (ii), 416p; (vi),517p. Each volume with portrait frontispiece, Vol I with map in color. Bound after the style of the journal at Abbotsford in full vellum in wallet style with locking metal clasps, a.e.g., the the covers untitled and with borders formed from decorative rolls. Housed in matching velvet-lined vellum slipcase with vellum clasp, gilt spine titles. Rather scarce in a probable unique binding. Fine with two bookplates. (Evidence of removal of something that was atached with archival tape on flyleaf of Vol II). The flaps of the slipcase are warped but complete [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Atlas of the Hudson River Valley: From New York City to Troy, including a section of about 8 miles in width

      Watson and co. B000893UFU For your consideration is the 1891 edition of the title, "Atlas of the Hudson River Valley," by F. W Beers. Our book is graded Fair-to-Good. The exterior is Good while the interior is Fair. The green, cloth-covered boards are clean with light-to-moderate edgewear and rubbing. The textblock edges are yellowed from age, but are unmarked. The leather over the spine and the corners is wearing slightly at the corners, but is firm and in good condition. Map #8 is missing and has been replaced with a different, smaller map, otherwise all maps are present. At lease half of the maps have had some old tape repairs around the edges. Out of those with repairs, some have extensive repairs while most have just one or two small pieces of tape on the edge. The maps towards the end of the book are in better condition than those in the beginning. The binding is partially split in a couple of places, but is overall good and intact (the pages are coming out). There is occasional foxing to the blank pages and a handful of pages have small pen or pencil markings. This book will be stored and delivered in a secure storage box with foam padding. Published by Watson and co, 1891; Hardcover binding; Extra-Large, Tall Format; Green cloth covers with dark green leather over the spine and to the corner. . Good.

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        Famous Golf Links

      Longmans, Green 1891 - With contributions by Andrew Lang, Harry Stirling Crawford Everard, and T. Rutherford Clark. Westward Ho! Musselburgh, Bembridge, Pau, are among 21 golf clubs features, plus sections on golf in Canada and the Worcestershire Golf Club. First Edition. Small 8vo. x + 201pp. + [2]pp of adverts. Frontispiece, 18 plates, 13 woodcuts in the text. Original decorative cloth, a little faded. A very good copy. [D&M, 2960]

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        Minerva - Jahrbuch der Universitäten der Welt/ Jahrbuch der gelehrten Welt - KONVOLUT aus aufeinander folgenden Jg. 1 (1891/1892) bis Jg. 20 (1910/ 1911) sowie weiteren aufeinander folgenden Jg. 26 (1924) - Jg. 35 (1969); mit zusätzlichen einzelnen Jg. 23/ 24.

      Trübner Verlag 1891-1969. Gebundene Ausgabe Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel...). Der Buchzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für alle oben aufgeführten Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten!! Das Bild zeigt nur eine Auswahl der hier angebotenen Bände! Versandkostenfreie Lieferung mfb

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        Bush Friends in Tasmania

      MacMillan & Co, London 1891 - vi, [2], 76, [7], 15 col plates (12 numbered), 8 b/w illus poem title-pages. Fo. HB. No. 143/700 copies. Folio, orig. cloth, gt dec to front board, aeg, corners slightly rubbed. Light water stain to blank bottom margin of colour plates; some light foxing. Gutta percha binding a little fragile with 2 plates loose and one section (pages 63-68 and colour plates 11 + 12) detached. Vg bright copy. Inscribed by author to Mr and Mrs Flower of Avon Bank, ' these portrait of their Tasmanian kindred are inscribed'. Native Flowers, Fruits and Insects, Drawn from Nature, with Prose Descriptions and Illustrations in Verse - Last Series. Limited edition of 700 signed and numbered copies. Beautiful chromolitographed plates. Meredith [née Twamley], Louisa Anne (1812–1895) was a writer and naturalist, born in Birmingham. As a young woman she became a centre of lively interest in Birmingham literary, artistic, and Chartist groups, and by 1836 she was a published poet and artist. In 1839, together with her husband, Charles Meredith, she sailed to Sydney, Australia. They settled permanently in New South Wales. Louisa Meredith returned to England only once at the age of seventy-nine. In the 1860s and 1870s, her career as writer, botanist, and artist brought her at last to individual prominence in England and Australia. Following on her early naturalist English books and poems, and mostly publishing in both London and Hobart, she combined her narrative, naturalist, and artistic talents to produce gorgeous folio celebrations of the natural life of Tasmania. Her valuable record of life and landscape, vivid, accurate, and readable, is also punctuated with elegiac passages on the rapid destruction of that world by the settler invasion. She won literary distinctions, awards, and medals at exhibitions around the world and was a notable scientific collector and correspondent. (ODNB). [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Histoire de l'Art décoratif du XVI siècle à nos jours

      [189 - in-folio de VII, (1), 336 Paris, Librairie Renouard et Henri Laurens éditeur, [1891], , in-folio de VII, (1), 336 pages et 60 planches, demi-chagrin rouge de l'époque, plats de percaline rouge, sur le premier plat les armes de la ville de Rennes et de l'école régionale des Beaux-Arts, Première édition. La préface est de Roger Marx. Toutes les techniques d'artisanat sont abordées : bois, métal, terre et verre, et tissu. L'illustration se compose de 48 planches en couleurs et de 12 eaux-fortes. Superbe exemplaire aux coloris d'une grande fraicheur. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Capital: Critical Analysis of Capitalist Production. Translated from the Third German Edition, by Samuel Moore and Edward Aveling and Edited by Frederick Engels

      New York: The Humboldt Publishing Co., [c. 1891]. First American printing. Large 8vo. xviii, 506, (52) pp. Publisher's maroon buckram, gilt lettered to the spine, black ruled and lettered to the upper board, patterned endpapers. Neat repair to the front endpaper, very good. The first volume of Karl Marx's groundbreaking work was published in German in 1867 with a second edition in 1873. The author died before the third edition could be issued with Engels stepping in to bring it to completion in 1883 using Marx's notes for his extensive revisions for the earlier first French edition. Engels compiled and edited Volumes II and III from Marx's papers and these appeared in 1885 and 1894. In this period Engels was also able to oversee this translation of the first part, its first appearance in the English language. The translation was carried out by Moore, well connected in British socialist circles, he translated the Communist Manisfesto a year later under Engels editorship. He was ably assisted by Aveling - the partner of Eleanor Marx, the youngest daughter of the author, who was also enlisted to check the quotations used in the work. The first edition with an American imprint appeared in 1889, published by Appleton though it was printed at Aberdeen University Press from Swan Sonnenschein's first edition, itself printed in Perth, so this particular edition is the first to have been printed in the US. Interestingly, Engels in his preface writes of Marx intending for there to be an American edition in his lifetime, but that nothing came of it "for want of a fit and proper translator". Printing and the Mind of Man, 359.

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        A Dictionary of Law [Black's Law Dictionary]

      St. Paul, Minn: West Publising Co, 1891. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Very Good, in original leather binding with raised bands and gilt lettering to spine, blindstamped alphabet border and rule to boards. Leather is rather well preserved, with a bit of wear along edges, darkening and light chipping to spine panel. Front hinge slightly tender. Light toning along edges of end papers. Light lean to spine. Printer's error to thumb tabs, leaving them blank; laid in is a letter from the publisher dated December 18, 1909 apologizing for the error and enclosing replacement tabs. Half of which the owner did not place in their respective slots. An unusually well preserved copy, with an interesting back story, of the most widely used law dictionary in the America.

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        Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji; Fuji Sanju-Rokkei, Fugaku Sanjurokkei, Ukiyo-e Woodblock Prints

      Kodama Matashichi 1891 - Hiroshige 36 views of Mount Fuji, Kodama Matashichi, 1891. Thirty Six Views of Mount Fuji by Utagawa Hiroshige, also known as Ando Hiroshige (1797 – 12 October 1858). Published by Kodama Matashichi in Meiji 24 (1891). Wonderful volume of the complete set of Hiroshige's masterful Thirty Six Views of Mount Fuji. Gold cloth outer with title label in very good condition. Minor fraying to extremities of cover and slight toning to cloth. Interior is in fine condition throughout, with colours remaining vibrant. Japanese concertina binding with contents/title page. Pastedown endpaper with hand made flecked paper. Housed in a modern case with Japanese clasp binding. A truly fabulous set. Book dimensions: Approx 360mm high x 240mm wide x 22mm deep. More photos on request. Will require extra insured postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eton Songs.

      London: Leadenhall Press, 1891-2. Special presentation copy in a spectacular binding inscribed by the great-great nephew of Jane Austen. Music by Joseph Barnby. 35 illustrations of Eton by Herbert Marshall. 4to., in a spectacular bindng, unsigned, of full green crushed morocco, decorated elaborately in gilt all over with a large panel on each side covered alternately in a rose and knotted flower tool surrounded with 4 line gilt borders and a scroll with fleur de lys in each corner, round the panels are 6 gilt rule borders and a roll with flowers in each corner. The spine is also elaborately gilt with the knotted flower tool, dot and tuled borders, garlands &c, turn-ins elaborately gilt with line, garland and dot and scroll borders, marbled endpapers. Bit rubbed otherwise very good. A presentation copy inscribed by Edward Austen-Leigh the great-great nephew of Jane Austen and grandson of her biographer James Edward Austen-Leigh to his friend Wyndham Neave Slade,a barrister and fellow old Etonian, on his marriage day November 16th 1898.

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        Kate Greenaway's Almanack for 1892

      

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        Bush Friends in Tasmania : native flowers, fruits and insects, drawn from nature, with prose descriptions and illustrations in verse. Last Series.

      London: Macmillan. 1891. #486 of 700 copies, signed by the author/artist. Folio. vi, [ii], 76pp, [8]pp (contents, last blank), 12 numbered full-page colour plates (Plate I is the illustrated title), 3 other coloured plates (dedication page and two titles for poems), all with tissue guards; 8 poem-title pages printed in monochrome on the text paper, all text pages with decorative border. Original gilt- and blind-decorated cloth over bevelled boards, extremities a trifle rubbed, 2cm break in the cloth towards the foot of the upper joint neatlt repaired with matching green cloth, a few marks on the upper board (something spilt on the cloth by the looks of it) but bright and clean. All edges gilt. The book has been expertly repaired - the usual problem of perished gutta-percha binding - but all sheets, both text and plates, are in bright clean condition. The front hinge has been strengthened with Japanese tissue. A very ngood clean copy. ***Ferguson 12516. .

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        Die römische Agrargeschichte in ihrer Bedeutung für das Staats- und Privatrecht.

      Stuttgart, Enke, 1891. - VIII 284 S., 2 Taf., gr.okt., kt., vord. Ebd. m. Fehlst., Bindung lockert sich, unbeschn. -- Habilitation. - Erste Ausgabe.-- [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        1891 Skull & Bones Yearbook

      [New Haven] 1891 - Large octavo photo album. Black morocco with original silver colored clasp. Embossed name and date ("Joe G. Estill. 1891") in silver on front board and the number "322" on the rear. Light shelf wear, minor rubbing at the tips, else tight, bright, and unmarred, and near fine. The volume includes cabinet photographs of 15 members, many loosely inserted in page mounts, each signed below by the member. Additionally there are two unsigned photographs of unnamed older African-American men, presumably servants; and two additional images: one of the skull and bones, the of the ivy-covered entrance to the Tomb. "Skull and Bones is the oldest of Yale's secret societies and by far the most determinedly secretive. As such, " (Alexander Robbins. *The Atlantic*. May 2000). A fascinating album from Yale's famous Skull and Bones society, comprising real photos of members with their signatures, as well as photos of the club and related images and iconography. Undoubtedly produced in small numbers for members only, these "yearbooks" are understandably scarce and literally put a face(s) on this notoriously secretive club. Skull and Bones has counted as members many of the most powerful men in the country, from Presidents and Supreme Court Justices to writers and athletes. Prominent among the images here displayed is future Senator Frederick Collin Walcott of Connecticut. Also noteworthy are the photos of the African-American servants who attended to the club. Though unnamed, their inclusion might (or more likely not) offer a more complex portrait of a group often popularly thought of as a bastion of white male privilege. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lord Arthur Savile's Crime & other stories.

      London: James R. Osgood, McIlvaine & Co,, 1891. Crown octavo. Original orange paper boards, titles to spine and front board in dark red, decoration by Charles Ricketts to spine and boards in dark red. Spine rolled and starting, minor wear to spine ends, edges lightly foxed. A very good copy. First edition, first impression, one of 2,000 copies printed. This volume contains four short stories, the title story, The Sphinx without a Secret, The Canterville Ghost and The Model Millionaire. From the library of the publisher Martin Secker, who commissioned a critical study of Oscar Wilde by Arthur Ransome (later of Swallows and Amazons fame) in 1912.

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        Bonheur

      1891 - in-8 bradel, [4]-120 pages Paris, Léon Vanier, 1891, , in-8 bradel, [4]-120 pages, demi-maroquin olive à coins, dos lisse à encadrements de filets dorés ornés de petites fleurs de lotus dans les angles, tête dorée, couvertures et dos conservés [E. Barayon], Édition originale. Après Sagesse et Amour, Bonheur constitue le troisième volet d'un triptyque mystique de Verlaine. Frottement sur une charnière et en tête du dos. Lacune en pied de la couverture originale. Néanmoins, bon exemplaire, non rogné. Vicaire VII, 996-997. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kate Greenaway's Almanack for 1892

      1891. first edition. Inscribed by Kate Greenaway to her Close Friend and Confidante Lady Dorothy NevillWith a Fine Watercolor Drawing on the Half-TitleGREENAWAY, Kate. Kate Greenaway's Almanack for 1892. London: George Routledge & Sons, [1891]. First edition. Presentation copy to Lady Dorothy Nevill with a very fine and detailed original watercolor of a young girl, measuring 1 1/4 x 13/16 inch; 32 x 21 mm. on half-title inscribed "Lady Dorothy Nevill / from / Kate Greenaway / 1891".Twentyfourmo (3 7/8 x 2 7/8 inches; 99 x 73 mm.). [24] pp. Color pictorial title-page, full-page color frontispiece, full-page color illustration, and twelve superb half-page color illustrations (one for each month), seven full page color illustrations at end including four for each of the seasons.Publishers cream imitation morocco over boards pictorially stamped in gilt and green, all edges gilt, coated green endpapers. A near fine copy, housed in a custom made quarter dark green morocco over light green cloth boards clamshell case with watered pale orange silk lining. With the bookplate of Robert S. Pirie on inside of case.Lady Dorothy Nevill (1826-1913) was a close friend and confidante of Kate Greenaway. In the summer of 1888 Kate was miserable and confused. "Her efforts to restore Ruskin's health had been a failure and, moreover, her professional reputation was fast waning. Work on illustrations for books now seemed dispiriting, and she did it solely for the money. For consolation and patronage she turned to old and by now long-neglected friends, accepting private commissions from Lady Dorothy Nevill, Lady Northcote and Gerald Posonby." "By April [1897] Kate was in a dilemma: she was unable to turn old sketches into saleable new pictures, yet she needed to find some way to earn her living… Lady Dorothy Nevill now occupied a prominent place among Kate's intimates, not only for her patronage (she had encouraged Leighton to admire Kate's work) and her large circle of influential friends, but also for her willingness to listen to Kate's worries. 'Miss Greenaway herself was the very incarnation of modest gentleness, and very far from being fitted to adopt these commercial methods by which alone her work might have received full pecuniary appreciation,' she concluded in her autobiography. Almost twenty years Kate's senior, with a personality unlike that of any of Kate's other friends, Dorothy Nevill seemed to understand Kate completely. The daughter of Horace Walpole, she had seen the giants of the Victorian age come and go, accepting with a rare degree of tolerance many of their quirks and follies; and, like Kate, she was saddened by the demise of the Victorian ideals of respectability and beauty." In the summer of 1901, "Back in Hampstead, and suffering from what she still called a 'bad cold', she described to Maria Ponsonby her condition after the operation: I soon get tired and my arm keeps very stiff… Kate's condition grew worse. News of her illness and the need for money to pay the doctor worried her friends. Lady Dorothy Nevill wrote to suggest buying a drawing, but Kate refused, although she was touched by the gesture. Her need for money did not allow her to forget her friends, and she insisted that if Lady Dorothy wanted a drawing she would love 'to GIVE YOU anything you like - drawings are the only things I have to give my friends'. She did stress that , providing her health improved, she might accept new portrait commissions if Lady Dorothy could find them. Her letter ended, 'Dear Lady Dorothy, I do feel you so kind and I send you much love,' as if it were her last chance to thank her friend." Kate Greenaway died at her home in Hampstead on November 6th, 1901. (Rodney Engen. Kate Greenaway. A Biography, pp. 155, 195 & 213).Robert S Pirie (1934-2015), was a combative corporate lawyer when the risky but lucrative field of mergers and acquisitions was emerging and later a prominent investment banker on Wall Street. His private library grew to include thousands of volumes, which he made available to librarians and scholars. He specialized in 16th- and 17th-century English literature and provided many of the exhibits for the 400th-anniversary John Donne exhibition at the Grolier Club in Manhattan in 1972. A Harvard-educated bibliophile, he once said that though he was advised to get a law degree, “I’d never intended to practice law.” “I wanted to become the rare book curator at Harvard.”Schuster & Engen,

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        Illustrirter Atlas des Königreichs Württemberg für Schule und Haus.

      Stuttgart, Rachel, 1891. - 2. Aufl. 382 Sp., 2 Bl. Register. Mit lithograph. Titel und 48 Tafeln in Lithographie und Holzschnitt. Quer-Quart. Illustr. Originalleinenband. Mit Karten und Ansichten, 2 prachtvollen Trachtentafeln, 5 Tafeln mit Wappen und Orden, Stuttgart (Stadtgarten und Vogelschau, Vorstadt Berg), Heilbronn, Ludwigsburg etc. - Einige kleine Randeinrisse, 1 Registerbl. mit Randabriss (geringer Textverlust). Abbildung

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        BRITISH GAME BIRDS AND WILDFOWL.

      London: John C Nimmo 1891 - London: John C Nimmo 1891. Third edition Large quarto, publishers green cloth. Front board decorated with gilt snipe, spine gilt decorated and titled. Spine rubbed and chipped with parts missing head and tail, and with small tears. vi, 272pp, untrimmed and part unopened. 60 fine handcoloured lithographic plates. No foxing, contents very clean. Nice copy. Some handwriting in pencil to 5 or so margins which comment on sightings of the birds and dates. Bindings - a bit spongy but overall good Joints - worn and the cloth has holes in parts - good Covers - worn but good Internally - good [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A History of British Birds

      London: Jon C. Nimmo, 1891. Six volumes. Large 8vo. Contemporary tan half calf over purple boards, the upper covers with the Merchant Taylors' crest in gilt, endpapers and all edges marbled, the front pastedowns with the bookplate of the attractive armorial bookplate of the Cavendish Library, Eastbourne College. 394 hand coloured plates. Neat repairs to a few joints, slight darkening to the spine of volume VI, some mild rubbing, very good overall. Expanded, with 29 plates more than in previous editions.

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        Pages. Avec un frontispiece à l'eau forte par auguste renoir.

      Brux., Edm. Deman, 1891. 4to. Contemp. marbled boards with gilt grey title label on spine (orig. - sl. damaged - frontwrapper preserved and bound in). Uncut. 192 p.*1st edition. - Printed in 325 numbered copies, of which 275 copies on Van Gelder. - The orig. etching is called "Venus" or "Nude Woman untying her hair" (Delteil no. 3), signed in yhe plate. - Very good copy.

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        TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLES (In A Magnificent Signed Cedric Chivers Binding)

      London: Osgood, McIlvaine, 1891. Hardy, Thomas. TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLES. A Pure Woman. London: Osgood, McIlvaine, and Co., (1892, 1891). Three volumes. FIRST EDITION (2nd issue of Volume One, 1st issue of Volumes 2 & 3). Dark green morocco binding circa 1900 by Cedric Chivers, stamp-signed on lower turn-in of the last volume, gilt-ruled upper covers with pink inlay and gilt roses in each corner, spine gilt lettered and ornamented with gilt and pink inlay flowers, top edge gilt. EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED WITH 23 UNIQUE ORIGINAL INSERTED WATERCOLORS, deftly accomplished and produced specifically for these volumes, likely commissioned by Chivers from one of his local Bath artists, all artwork depicting places found in the novel. There is an inserted title page featuring some splendid calligraphy with a strikingly produced D'Urbervilles Crest along with a second inserted leaf listing the page-location and captions of each watercolor. For those who love Thomas Hardy's masterpiece of tragic and transcendent fiction, this is a compelling way to own a copy. The condition of the binding is absolutely superb and Chivers's work here is without doubt worthy of his reputation as one of the paramount (and most innovative) English binders of his generation. Although not featuring a Chivers signature "vellucent" binding or "vellucent" element of design, it is rare to see his work gracing a Victorian three-decker novel, especially one written by the greatest late Victorian novelist. Sadleir 1114. Purdy pp 67-78.. First Edition. Full-Leather. Fine. Illus. by Cedric Chivers.

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        THE LAND OF THE LAMAS

      The Century Co, New York 1891 - Notes of a Journey through China, Mongolia and Tibet. 398 pp, ill., 2 maps. Rockhill spent 4 years in Tibet, then embarked on a journey through the Chinese empire. Incl. history, geography, ethnology. Only two explorers (Prjevalsky and Singh) ever visited these areas prior to Rockhill. VG in orig. brown cloth, Orig. gilt stamped contrasting colored spine label chipped and worn (though all lettering present and readable). Slight wear at spine tips and corners. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and Other Stories

      London: James R Osgood, McIlvaine & Co. G+ : in good condition plus. Rebound with marbled eps. Cover with some edge wear and lightly scuffed. Lower board lightly marked. Book-plate on paste-down. Original front cover and spine laid on to rear end papers. Teg. 1891. First Edition. Brown hardback half-leather cover. 180mm x 110mm (7" x 4"). 168pp. Rebound by J & E Bumpus, 350, Oxford Street, London. .

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        >Blick auf das Kaisergebirge<. Pastoser Farbauftrag in Öltechnik, auf Leinwand mit Keilrahmen.

       Rechts unten signiert mit Ortsangabe, aber ohne Jahresangabe. Bildgröße 50 x 60 cm. Inhalt: Bei dem Gemälde handelt es sich ein eigenhändiges Werk des Malers Josef Rolf Knobloch, geboren am 23. August 1891 in Böhmisch- Kamnitz, gestorben am 25. Januar 1964 in München. Der bekannte deutscher Landschaftsmaler studierte an der Kunstschule Liebwerda und an der Technischen Hochschule in München, wo er sich niederließ und seit 1915 im Glaspalast ausstellte, oberbayerische Landschaften, Architekturmalerei, Figurenbilder und Akte. Knobloch war langjähriger Präsident des deutschen Künstlerverbandes >Die JuryfreienFreien Ausstellung< im Glaspalast ebenda. (Siehe Thieme/Becker Band XXI, Seite 11 und Münchner Maler im 19./20. Jahrhundert Band 5 Seite 485.) Zustand: Das Bild befindet sich in einwandfreiem Zustand, auf der Rückseite Original- Zettel mit Name und Adresse des Künstlers und handschriftlicher Titelangabe. Versand D: 6,50 EUR Ölbilder; Münchner Maler; 19./20. Jahrhundert; Kunstgeschichte; Landschaftsmalerei; deutsche Alpen.

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        Recueil factice de travaux de médecine légale publiés sous la direction d'Alexandre Lacassagne

      1891 - Lyon, A. Storck, 1891-1901, in-8, , demi-veau fauve, dos à faux nerfs, pièce de titre rouge et brunes, Recueil comprenant 5 thèses publiées à Lyon, sous la direction d'Alexandre Lacassagne : Viguié (Gaston). De l'égorgement au point de vue médico-judiciaire (Documents de criminologie et de médecine légale. Publiés sous la direction du Dr A. Lacassagne). Lyon et Paris, A. Storck et G. Masson, 1891. 75-[1] pages. Florentin (Raoul). Le parricide au point de vue médico-légal. Lyon, A. Storck, 1901. 60 pages. Bonette (P.) Étude médico-légale sur la précipitation (chutes d'un lieu élevé. Défenestration) et particulièrement des lésions viscérales (Documents de criminologie et de médecine légale. Publiés sous la direction du Dr A. Lacassagne). Lyon et Paris, A. Storck et G. Masson, 1892. II-87 pages. Barlerin (Paul). Étude médico-légale sur la submersion. Lyon et Paris, A. Storck et G. Masson, 1891. 220 pages, un graphique dépliant. Roche (André). Du vitriolage (Documents de criminologie et de médecine légale). Lyon et Paris, A. Storck et G. Masson, 1893. III-90-[1]. À la fin du XIXe siècle, Lyon et sa faculté furent le siège de la criminologie française naissante. De 1886 à 1914, les Archives d'anthropologie criminelle, publiées sous la direction du médecin légiste Alexandre Lacassagne (1843-1924), forment l'organe de cette discipline et les nombreuses thèses dirigées par lui constituent un important corpus de criminologie et de médecine légale. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Catalogue de la bibliothèque de M. Ricardo Heredia.

      Paris: Ém. Paul, L. Huard, & Guillemin 8vo (27 cm, 10.6"). 4 vols. I: xxiii, [1], 332 pp.; illus. II: xi, [1], 482, [2] pp.; illus. III: viii, 340 pp.; illus. IV: viii, 524 pp.. 1891–1894 First edition: Auction catalogue of the extensive, impressive library of bibliophile Ricardo Heredia y Livermore, Conde de Benahavís (1831–96). Heredia built "perhaps the greatest collection of Spanish books ever formed" (as noted by an old cataloguing slip laid into this set), incorporating the former Salvá y Mallén collection; this catalogue serves as an important reference work for a wide swathe of Spanish literature, theology, belles-lettres, etc. The listings are augmented in the first three volumes by numerous in-text reproductions of illustrations and title-pages from the books. This copy includes => auction prices neatly inked alongside every book. Contemporary treed sheep, spines with gilt-stamped leather title and volume labels and gilt-ruled bands; sides showing minor rubbing, edges, joints, and extremities moreso. All hinges (inside) cracked or tender, some endpapers with pencilled notations. Vol. I: Two pages with light offsetting from now-absent item, one leaf with lower outer corner torn away. Vol. IV with bookplate of Alvaro de Fontagud y Aguilera. Pages gently age-toned, most noticeably in vol. IV, with occasional light smudges; each volume with last page browned.

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        Anatole France

      Paris, Calmann-Lévy, éditeur 1891 - Edition originale. In-12 (12,5 x 18,8 cm), reliure demi-maroquin à coins signée Saulnier, dos à 4 nerfs orné du titre, de l'auteur, et de l'année dorés, tête dorée, couverture conservée, 350 pages, envoi d'Anatole France à Albert Arman de Caillavet, mari de sa maîtresse ; quelques petites épidermures sur les nerfs, coins et coiffes, par ailleurs bel état général. Pour mon Plaisir [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        GIL BLAS. Illustré Hebdomadaire.

      More than 275 various numbers published in Paris between 1891-1898. Folio. Each 8 pp. Mostly browning and some torn on edges.. With frontcovers in colour by Steinlen and others, and text by Daudet, Maupassant, Maurice Leblanc, Richepin, Prevost and others

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