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        Leaves of Grass

      David McKay 1891-92 - ".Walt Whitman published Ñ at his own expense Ñ the first edition of 'Leaves of Grass', a visionary volume of twelve poems. Showing the influence of a uniquely American form of mysticism known as Transcendentalism, which eschewed the general society and culture of the time, the writing is distinguished by an explosively innovative free verse style and previously unmentionable subject matter. Exalting nature, celebrating the human body, and praising the senses and sexual love, the monumental work was condemned as 'immoral.'" [Pub. Info] "The death bed edition", carrying the label, "Complete." The book is in Fine condition; Green cloth. Includes: 'Leaves of Grass', 'Goodbye My Fancy'; 'Sands at Seventy'; 'A Backward Glance O're Travel'd Roads'; and, 'Portrait from Life' among other poems. The book is in Fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Bacon's Essays and Colours of Good and Evil

      London: Macmillan 1891 - Full morocco, 8.25 inches tall. Beautifully bound by Zaehnsdorf with gilt raised bands, fine floral gilt tooling to the panels, dentelles and to the boards. Gilt top edge, the rest deckled. Watered silk endpapers. A fine edition on hand made paper limited to just 250 copies. Slight rubbing, overall a fine copy of these works by this great philosopher, statesman and essayist. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: McConnell Fine Books ABA & ILAB]
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        TEN YEARS IN EQUATORIA and the return with Emin Pasha. Translated from the original Italian manuscript by The Hon. Mrs. J. Randolph Clay assisted by Mr. L. Walter Savage Landor. With upwards of one hundred and fifty illustrations, coloured plates, and four maps. In Two Volumes.

      Vol, I: xxi, [1], 376 pages. Three maps in pocket on rear board. Vol. II: xv, [1], 347 pages. Map in pocket on rear board. Original pictorial brown cloth with gilding in silver and gold. Octavo. First edition Some spotting at start and end in both volumes; else an excellent, bright set.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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        A Study in Scarlet. [A Sherlock Holmes Novel] With forty illustrations by Geo. Hutchinson

      London, Ward, Lock, Bowden, & Co., 1891, 1891. SECOND ENGLISH EDITION First fully illustrated edition. 8vo., pp. 224 + (24) catalogue. Bound in publisher's quarter scarlet cloth, gilt titles to spine, beige buckram boards titled in red, patterned end-papers. With several black and white in-text and full page illustrations. Moderate wear, especially to spine panel, bumping to extremities with some edgewear, soiling to the cloth. Internally clean, printed on high quality paper. Front inner hinge starting at joint. A good-very good copy, with a modern cloth jacket, titled in gilt. The first fully illustrated edition of the first Sherlock Holmes novel appeared in December 1891. The publication of 'A Study In Scarlet' is as follows; The first appearance was in Beeton's Christmas Annual, [November 1897] FIRST EDITION (in bookform, with six line drawings) published July 1888 (reprinted March 1889). SECOND EDITION (with 40 illustrations) published 1891. NB; Confusingly, the second edition has a printed leaf noting the edition as the 'Third Edition, Illustrated'. This is because the Beeton's Annual is listed as the first edition, thus the 'first' edition of 1888 becomes their 'Second edition' and the second becomes the 'third'. The bibliography as set out above is correct; the Beeton 'edition' being an appearance, and not the first edition in bookform. The same rule applies to other Sherlockian titles such as 'The Sign of Four', (which first appeared in Lippincott's Monthly) and 'The Hound of the Baskervilles' (first appearing in the Strand Magazine). De Waal. Green & Gibson [A1c]. Listed in '100 Books That Shaped World History' [Raftery, 2002].

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Aborigines of Central Australia, with Vocabularies of the Dialects spoken by the Natives of Lake Amadeus and of the Western Territory of Central Australia

      Adelaide: C.E. Bristow, Government Printer, 1891. Octavo, 51 pp., small chip out of the initial half-dozen leaves, library ticket on title-page; very good in attractive modern green half calf. Willshire revised and updated. Scarce Adelaide-printed pamphlet on the customs and language of the central Australian tribes by William Henry Willshire (1852-1925. This work is based on his earlier 1888 publication but completely revised and extended to the extent that it is effectively a new work: particularly notable are the many additions to the various vocabularies.

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        A Study in Scarlet [A Sherlock Holmes Novel] With forty illustrations by Geo. Hutchinson

      London, Ward, Lock, Bowden and Co., 1891, 1891. SECOND ENGLISH EDITION, being the first fully illustrated edition. 8vo., pp. 224, with several black and white in-text and full page illustrations. Printed on high quality paper. Bound in old red straight-grained morocco-backed boards with gilt titles. Some acceptable wear and soiling to covers, one chip to headcap, single name 'Alwood' to pastedown. A used but very good copy of this important edition. The publication of 'A Study In Scarlet' is as follows; The first appearance was in Beeton's Christmas Annual, [November 1897] FIRST EDITION (in book form, with six line drawings) published July 1888 (reprinted March 1889). SECOND EDITION (with 40 illustrations) published December 1891. NB; Confusingly, the second edition has a printed leaf noting the edition as the 'Third Edition, Illustrated'. This is because the Beeton's Annual is listed as the first edition, thus the 'first' edition of 1888 becomes their 'Second edition' and the second becomes the 'third'. The bibliography as set out above is correct; the Beeton 'edition' being an appearance, and not the first edition in book form. The same rule applies to other Sherlockian titles such as 'The Sign of Four', (which first appeared in Lippincott's Monthly) and 'The Hound of the Baskervilles' (first appearing in the Strand Magazine). De Waal. Green & Gibson [A1c]. Listed in '100 Books That Shaped World History' [Raftery, 2002].

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Manuscript titled "Notes on Photography".

      London? 20th April 1891 - 8vo., 93 written pages (approx. 10,500 words) written in one neat hand, bound in contemporary half black roan morocco. A comprehensive manual of every stage in the photographic process dated 1891 and therefore compiled towards the end of the Wet Collodian plate process period (the next phase, that of the Dry Collodian plate process, was initiated in 1894 by Robert Norris). The manual contains detailed notes on the collodionising of photographic plates; exposure rates; outdoor and indoor lighting; technical tips on landscapes and portraiture; developing with Pyro, Bromide and Ammonia; fixing and toning baths; silver printing and mounting; platinum printing; enlarging on bromide; carbon printing; zinc work; transparencies; albumen and enamel printing. At the rear of the volume are two pages of instructions to determine the F-stop steps of lenses, complete with the appropriate mathematical formulae. Tipped inside is an unsigned holograph sheet of notes on etching in a different hand written at a later date (early 20th Century) on the headed notepaper of the School of Photo-Engraving and Lithography at 6 Bolt Court in Fleet Street, London. This manual is self-evidently the product of one with an all-embracing knowledge of photographic techniques in the last years of the 19th Century and as such offers valuable insights into the methodologies of the period.

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        Cranford

      1891. One of the Great Pre-Feminist NovelsBy One of the Great Female British NovelistsIn a Beautiful 'Kelliegram' Binding[KELLIEGRAM BINDING] GASKELL, Mrs. Cranford. With a Preface by Anne Thackeray Ritchie and Illustrations by Hugh Thomson. London and New York: Macmillan & Co., 1891. Hugh Thomson-illustrated edition. Octavo (6 15/16 x 4 1/2 in; 176 x 114 mm). xxx, 297, [1] pp. 111 black and white illustrations including frontispiece, head- and tailpieces, and historiated initials. Contemporary binding by Kelly & Son (stamp-signed Kelliegram Binding London) to rear turn-in full green morocco with a portrait inlay of Mr. Jenkyns, partially reproducing the illustration on page 108, in black, blue, grey, dark and light brown, and ivory calf against a charming pictorially gilt village background to upper cover. Lower cover with pictorial inlay of a sedan chair in blue, light and dark brown, and grey calf. Raised bands with gilt dots, compartments with gilt panel within gilt borders. Turn-ins with gilt rules and gilt corner pieces. Red cloth liners and end-leaves. All edges gilt. Minimal sunning to spine. A beautiful and very fine example.Cranford, which originally appeared as a serial in Charles Dickens' magazine, Household Words, 1851-53, and saw its first publication in book form in 1853, is "a series of linked sketches of life among the ladies of a quiet country village in the 1830s...The greatest charm of Cranford, which has kept it unfailingly popular, is its amused but loving portrait of the old-fashioned customs and 'elegant economy' of a delicately observed group of middle-aged figures in a landscape" (Oxford Companion to English Literature). Mrs. Elizabeth Gaskell (1810-1865), a "strong and independent-minded woman" (The Feminist Companion to Literature), was an important proto-Feminist writer who often tackled unorthodox subjects in her novels. Cranford, for example, concerns a community of spinsters who glory in their freedom from male interference. Mrs. Gaskell was "'..the most popular, with small question, the most powerful and finished female novelist of an epoch singularly rich in female novelists'" (Enclyclopedia of British Women Writers, p. 264, citing Mrs. Gaskell's obituary in The Athenaeum)."Critical awareness of Gaskell as a social historian is now more balanced by awareness of her innovativeness and artistic development as a novelist. While scholars continue to debate the precise nature of her talent, they also reaffirm the singular attractiveness of her best works" (ibid) of which Cranford is one.The beautifully inlaid and colorful "Kelliegram bindings were one of many innovations of the English commercial binding firm of Kelly & Sons. The Kelly family had one of the longest connections in the history of the binding trade in London, having been founded in 1770 by John Kellie, as the name was then spelled. The binding firm was carried on by successive members of the family into the 1930s. William Henry Kelly significantly developed the company in the first half of the nineteenth century, followed by William Henry, Jr., Henry, and Hubert Kelly, who took control in 1892, taking the firm into the twentieth century…The development [during the 1880s] that came to be known as Kelliegram was one of the bindery's most notable, and the popularity continues today as demonstrated by the prices Kelliegram bindings command at auction and in the rare book trade" (Dooley, Kelliegram Bindings, http://www.brynmawr.edu/Library/mirabile/mirabile2/kelliegram.html).

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        La Porcelaine Tendre de Sevres. Avec une Notice Historique (With an Historical Introduction) by Edouard Garnier

      Paris: Maison Quantin, 1891. First edition. 50 chromolithographic plates by Gillot, heightened with gold, representing 250 water-colour subjects after the originals. Historical preface 31 pp., including table of makers' marks and monograms. 1 vols. Royal Folio. In blue cloth portfolio as issued. Each plate has detailed scholarly annotations in margins, not affecting images save in four plates. Table in text also bears ink annotations. Superb Album of Sévres Porcelains

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        THINGS JAPANESE: Being Notes on Various Subjects Connected With Japan for the Use of Travellers and Others.

      A CLASSIC REFERENCE ON ALL THINGS JAPANESE London 1891, - Kegan. Cloth, very good, 503p., color fold outmap, index, with Lafcadio Hearn reference, bibliography.SECOND REVISED AND ENLARGED EDITION. R A R E Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        The Complete Works of John Ruskin in twenty-six volumes. Cplt. in 26 volumes. With numerous illustrations. Contains: Vol. 1-3: The Stones of Venice; Vol. 4: The Poetry of Architecture / Poems / Giotto and his Works in Padua; Vol. 5: The Seven Lamps of Architecture / Lectures on Architecture and Painting / The Study of Architecture; Vol. 6: Sesame and Lilies / Unto this Last - The Queen of the Air / The Storm Cloud of the Nineteenth Century; Vol. 7-10: Fors Clavigera. Letters to the Workmen and Labourers of Great Britain; Vol. 11: Proserpina / Ariadne Florentina / The Opening of the Crystal Palace; Vol. 12: St. Mark's Rest / Lectures on Art / The Elements of Perspective; Vol. 13: The two Paths-Love's Meinie / Val D'Arno and The Pleasures of England; Vol. 14: Mornings in Florence / Time and Tide - The Art of England / Notes on the Construction of Sheepfolds; Vol. 15: The Crowd of Wild Olive / Munera Pulveris - Pre-Raphaelistism / Aratra Pentelici; Vol. 16: The Ethics of the Dust / Fiction, Fair and Foul / The Elements of Drawing; Vol. 17: Deucalion / King of the Golden River / The Eagle's Nest; Vol. 18: Arrows of the Chase. Being a Collection of Scattered Letters published Chiefly in the Daily Newspapers 1840-1880; Vol. 19: The Laws of Fesole / A Joy Forever - Our Fathers have told us and Inaugural Address; Vol. 20-24: Modern Painters; Vol. 25: Hortus Inclusus / In Montibus Sanctis - Coeli Enarrant / Notes on various Pictures; Vol. 26: Praeterita. Outlines of Scenes and Thought, perhaps Worthy of Memory, in my past Life.

      Philadelphia: Reuwe, Wattley & Walsh 1891.. Orig. Leinwandbände mit orig. Leinwand-Schutzumschlägen, jeweils mit Rückenschildchen und Kopfgoldschnitt (berieben und bestoßen, bei 2 Bände ist das Innengelenk leicht angeplatzt, jeweils ein kleines gestochenes Exlibris für Thomas Earle White auf dem vorderen Spiegel [= Innendeckel] und 2 Bände mit dessen Signatur auf dem Vorblatt, sonst gute und saubere Exemplare). Gr.-8. / Orig. cloth with orig. cloht-dustjacket (something rubbed and bumped, the inner front hinge of two volumes slightly damaged, each volume with a small exlibris for Thomas Earle White on the endpaper and the first two volumes with his signature, otherwise good and clean copies). Gr.-8°. fest gebunden. Edition de Luxe. Strictly limited to 550 copies, of which this is No. 96. Each with an original signature in ink by the editor or an employee of the United States Book Company. - NOTE FOR ALL CUSTOMERS OUTSIDE EU: Please contact me to check out the correct shipping costs, the advertised shipping costs are maybe to high or to less. Thank you.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Kristen (Dr. Lorenz Kristen)]
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        Doktor Hellmuts Donnerstage

      Milwaukee: Freidenker Publishing Co, 1891. Bertha von Suttner was an Austrian novelist and pacificist awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1905, making her the second female Nobel recipient after Marie Curie. This American edition, published by the press of the local Milwaukee German Freethinker settlement, and appearing the same year the author founded the German Peace Society, strangely precedes the German edition by a year. Suttner, apart from her pacifist activism, is best known for her best-selling novel Die Waffen Nieder ("Lay Down Your Arms," 1889). This title is an exceedingly obscure novel, very often entirely unmentioned in biographical works on the author. First edition, small octavo (19.75cm.); original tan decorative wrappers printed in red and black; 179pp.; text printed in blackletter. Upper wrapper separated, shallow chips along wrapper edges not affecting text; interior fine. Good and sound.

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        The White Company

      New York: M J Ivers & C0., 1891 Paper back book bound in dark and light blue and white, Ivers' American Series # 253. Cover states published on July 24th, 1891 and as such this copy predates the first English edition by three months. This copy with 334 pp and text of last page being identical to the first edition. Green and Gibson in their bibliography note this pirated edition and date but their comment on this date it on July 25, not the 24th as on the cover. Their hypothesis is that only the covers were dated as such to escape the new copyright laws. This copy with both covers chipped and the rear being detached. Pages are tanned but supple. Covers rather frail. An interesting dilemma, is this, a pirate, the true first? Could it be unique?

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        Leaves Of Grass Including Sands at Seventy...1st Annex, Good-Bye my Fancy...2nd Annex, A Backward Glance O'er Traveled Roads, and Portrait from Life

      Philadelphia: David McKay. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1891. Hardcover. Green paper-covered boards with titles in gilt on upper board and spine, top edges gilt, others deckle, publisher's original printed dust wrapper; engraved portrait. Corners bumped and rubbed, a little fading at the lower board edge, faint tide mark at the spine bottom, internally with a few marginal pencil marks, else fine, bright and sharp; the jacket with a corresponding tide mark at the spine bottom, a couple of tiny chips out at the spine head, rubbing to the spine, and a minor stain on the rear panel, but overall lovely and bright; Undated, last copyright listed as 1891 (the "Deathbed Edition") , but personally confirmed by Myerson to be an undated printing issued in 1896 with an unrecorded original publisher's dust jacket, perhaps the earliest known dust jacket for LEAVES OF GRASS. (Myerson's earliest notation of a known dust-jacket for this title is the 1900 edition - see Myerson C8-1B and also Tanselle 96.83.) A lovely copy of the definitive edition in an unrecorded jacket .

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        Four Frenchwomen

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1891. Second edition. 50 extra plates, viii, (4), 207 pp. 1 vols. Small 8vo. Full blue morocco by Root & Son, gilt-ruled boards and spine, with fleur-de-lis accents, t.e.g., some spotting to front board, in the slipcase. In addition to portraits of the four protagonists, Charlotte Corday, Madame Roland, Princess de Lamballe, and Madame de Genlis, there are portraits of Danton, Marat, Robespierre, Louis XVI and other figures of the French Revolution, as well as of Benjamin Franklin and Isaac Newton. A handsome volume.

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        Histoire du Luminaire depuis l'Époque Romaine jusqu'au XIXe siècle

      Paris: Alphonse Picard, 1891. First edition. 500 gravures dans le texte et 80 grandes planches hors texte imprimées en deux teintes. Illustrations de M. Émile Solvet avec le concourse de MM. Berteault et Vaucanu. vi, 702 pp. 1 vols. Thick 4to. Decorated boards. Original wrappers bound in. Recased, spine repaired. Boards somewhat toned, Internally Fine.

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        Jadis et naguère

      Second edition, partly original, one of 100 copies printed on white laid author. Binding to bradel half percaline fir, smooth back with a gold finial, date and double fillet golden tail, flat marbled paper, upper corners bumped, covers preserved, contemporary binding. Precious autograph signed by the author Alice Densmore. Beautiful specimen pleasantly established. Léon Vanier Paris 1891 12,5x19cm relié

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        Dette de haine

      Original edition on the current paper.Binding to open combed bradel paper, smooth back, as part of black morocco, first retained cover plate, elegant binding pastiche signed Thomas Boichot.Precious autograph signed by the author: "A Guy de Maupassant, friendly memory." Paul Ollendorff Paris 1891 12x18,5cm relié

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        Atlas of Massachusetts

      GEO H. WALKER CO, BOSTON 1891 - compiled under the direction of O.W. Walker C.E. Assistance rendered by more than one hundred prominent civil engineers and surveyors, referred to on page 3.oblong folio. 231 f. 56 maps, 28 plans Limp pebbled calf over canvas, rolled. The portable roll-up issue with 231 maps on 115 pages plus title. Binding leather flaking and some maps torn in two. Thin coated wove paper thus outer margins flaking. Restorable and complete.

      [Bookseller: Murray Hudson]
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        LES PRINCIPAUX MANUSCRITS DE CHANTS GREGORIEN, AMBROISIEN, MOZARABE,GALLICAN - PUBLIES EN FAC SIMILES PHOTOTYPIQUES / TOME 2 DE LA PALEOGRAPHIE MUSICALE : LE REPONS-GRADUEL JUSTUS UT PALMA - d'après + de 200 antiphonaires manuscrits d'origines diverses.

      IMPRIMERIE SAINT PIERRE 1891 - R320067768: 88 pages augmentées de 107 planches - 1 etiquette collée en coiffe en pied - plats et contre-plats jaspés - titres et tomaison dorés sur 2 pieces de titre . 2 PHOTOS DISPONIBLES. NOTA : La Paléographie musicale est une série de publications, composée principalement des photographies et des fac-similés de manuscrits, et fondée auprès de l'abbaye Saint-Pierre de Solesmes en 1889 par Dom André Mocquereau, afin de promouvoir les études scientifiques et la restauration du chant grégorien In-Folio Relié cuir dos-coins. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 200-RELIGION [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Strand Magazine. An Illustrated Monthly. I-VI.

      6 volumes. Burleigh Street, Strand, London 1891-93 (i.e. 1891, 1892 and 1893 complete). 662 + 670 + 660 + 684 + 652 + 724 pages. Richly illustrated with wood-cut pictures. Nice contemporary (Edwardian style!) uniform redbrown half-calf bindings with raised gilt bands and black title-labels.. A lovely set. The Strand Magazine is a brilliant source of Victorian entertainment and mentality. It's fame is of course owed to the fact that Arthur Conan Doyle had the first Sherlock Holmes stories published here from 1891 to 1893. This set contains the complete Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (I-XXIV), with the congenial illustrations by Sidney Paget

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        [Print]. Christopher Columbus

      New York: Knoedler & Co., 1891. First edition. Edges toned else a near fine copy. One of twenty-five remark proofs on parchment, signed by the etcher with an original color sketch (a jaguar). Commissioned by the prestigious art firm, Knoedler & Co. Based upon the only original which bears any definite authentication, and which is in the Naval Museum collection, in Madrid, this portrait of Christopher Columbus by Lefort, President of the French Society of Etchers, was a companion to his portrait of Washington, completed ten years earlier. "The investigations of M. Lefort into his subject led him to adapt this portrait by preference for its natural and historical claims to authenticity. He has executed his plate, however, rather as an original reconstruction of the picture than as a servile copy. While he has scrupulously preserved the traits and proportions of the original,the quality of likeness in it, he has invested the face with a degree of determined thoughtfulness and exalted expression not visible in the old painting. It is the same Columbus, inspired with a loftier soul. The costume and the arrangement of the framework are original with the etcher, constructed after authorities in the National Library at Paris, and calculated to assist in the grave and dignified effect essential to so important a historical plate." (From the Knoedler brochure). OCLC locates a later copy: at the BN Espana (1903). Later elaborate wooden frame available without charge (except for postage): frame size: 31 7/8 x 27 1/8 inches. Curtis: Christopher Columbus: His Portraits 26. Páez Ríos: Iconografía Hispana: 2151-40.

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        Zur Auffasung der Aphasien

      Leipzig: Franz Deuticke, 1891. Freud's Rare First BookFreud, Sigmund (1856-1939). Zur Auffasung der Aphasien. 8vo. [4] 107 [1]pp. Leipzig & Vienna: Deuticke, 1891. Modern cloth. Light browning, small ink & perforated library stamps on title, but very good. Library bookplate.First Edition. Freud's treatise on aphasia, his first book, was little known or appreciated by contemporary neurologists, but Freud always regarded it as the most significant of his neurological writings. Freud was the first to criticize the foundations of the Wernicke-Lichtheim theory of aphasia, which held that losses of function in aphasia were caused by lesions to anatomically circumscribed centers corresponding to the various functions in language. Freud demonstrated that this concept led to localization schemes of labyrinthine complexity and did not fit with specific case studies; it was thus necessary to assume that the cerebral areas involved in language were less circumscribed. Grinstein 2. Norman F15.

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        La Porcelaine Tendre de Sevres. Avec une Notice Historique (With an Historical Introduction) by Edouard Garnier

      Maison Quantin, Paris 1891 - Superb Album of Sévres Porcelains In blue cloth portfolio as issued. Each plate has detailed scholarly annotations in margins, not affecting images save in four plates. Table in text also bears ink annotations 50 chromolithographic plates by Gillot, heightened with gold, representing 250 water-colour subjects after the originals. Historical preface 31 pp., including table of makers' marks and monograms. 1 vols. Royal Folio [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Die Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinde zu Jalta ihrem lieben Pastor Keller den 20. Januar 1891. Unikat: Ledermappe mit 59 Originalfotografien zum Abschied des Theologen und Schriftstellers Samuel Keller aus der Gemeinde der Krimdeutschen.

      Jalta 1891. Ledermappe, 6 Bll. (Broschüre) / 59 Tafeln mit Fotografien, Gr.-2°. Bei diesem schönen Einzelstück handelt es sich um das Abschiedsgeschenk der Evangelisch-Lutherischen Gemeinde Jalta an den protestantischen Theologen und Schriftsteller Samuel Keller (Pseudonym: Ernst Schrill). Dieser hatte von 1884 bis 1891 die Gemeinde der Krimdeutschen betreut. Die aufwendig gefertigte Ledermappe mit Holzdeckeln und schönen Metallbeschlägen enthält 59 Tafeln mit montierten Fotografien. Dabei handelt es sich zum überwiegenden Teil um weiträumige Landschafts- und Architekturaufnahmen. Daneben gibt es aber auch Gruppenportraits oder Bilder, die das Leben der einfachen Bevölkerung spiegeln. Die Fotografien bieten ein breites Panorama der Krim-Halbinsel des späten 19. Jahrhunderts, die zu dieser Zeit von zahlreichen russischen Adeligen, Industriellen und Künstlern als Sommerresidenz und Kurort entdeckt wurde. Dabei reichen die Motive von weiten Landschaft-, Stadt- und Hafenansichten bis zu den historischen und geographischen Sehenswürdigkeiten der Region. Besonders schön ist ein Gruppenportrait, das Samuel Keller im Kreis einiger Gemeindemitglieder zeigt. Die Tafeln sind mit knappen handschriftlichen Beschreibungen versehen. Zusätzlich enthält die Mappe eine Broschüre. Auf der gedruckten Titelseite findet sich der Text "Die Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinde zu Jalta ihrem lieben Pastor Keller den 20. Januar 1891" und ein Gedicht. Die beiden folgenden Blätter wurden von Hand beschriftet. Hier finden sich die Unterschriften des Gemeinde-Präsidenten, der Mitglieder des Kirchenrates und vieler Gemeindemitglieder sowie einige persönliche Zeilen ("Zum Gruß an unseren lieben Pastor Keller von Frau Rüfenacht ..."). Die drei folgenden Blätter sind nicht beschriftet. Die Ledermappe ist berieben, angestaubt und hat zahlreiche kleinere Kratzer. Auf dem Deckel und am Schließmechanismus fehlen Beschläge. Die Tafeln mit den montierten Fotografien sind etwas angestaubt, aber ansonsten sehr gut erhalten. Samuel Keller (1856-1924) war ein deutscher protestantischer Theologe und Schriftsteller. Durch seine aus dem Baltikum stammende Mutter Christine, geborene Hesse, war er mit dem Schriftsteller Hermann Hesse verwandt. Ab 1884 betreute er die Gemeinde der Krimdeutschen mit Sitz in Neusatz. 1891 musste er aus Russland fliehen, da der Erzbischof ihn durch Geheimpolizisten aus politischen Gründen beobachten ließ. Die Russen glaubten, die Manuskriptpakete Kellers seien politische Briefe für Bismarck, die der deutsche Pfarrer ihm zusende. Aus dieser Zeit stammt auch die vorliegende Mappe. In den folgenden Jahren war Keller als Generalsekretär des Deutschen Sittlichkeitsbundes, Gemeindepfarrer in Düsseldorf und als erfolgreicher Prediger und Publizist tätig. Neben theologischen Texten verfasste er unter dem Pseudonym "Ernst Schrill" auch erzählende Werke, die meist auf Erfahrungen des Autors während seines Aufenthalts in Russland basierten. Mappe. Zufriedenstellend

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        The Triumphs of Modern Art, containing the Most Notable Paintings of To-Day, complete in 3 volumes

      Philadelphia: Gebbie & Co.. 1891. First printing. Hardcover. Good +. First edition, 1891. Artist's Japan edition, number 327 of 1000 copies. Red half morocco folio with marbled boards, marbled edges, 17 x 12.5 inches. Replete with gravure plates, many in two states including hand colored, tinted. Some on Japanese paper, but mostly on India proof paper. Three volumes in good to very good condition with some cracking to joints, though the bindings appear firm. Previous owner's signature, else clean and unmarked. Large, heavy volumes that will require additional shipping.

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        T????? ??????? ???????. [Kreitserova sonata. The Kreutzer Sonata.]

      ????????????????? ???? [Bibliographic Office in Berlin], ?????? [Berlin] 1891 - Third Russian edition. In publisher's printed wrappers. 134 p. Tolstoy finished the novella in late 1889 and the story was recited for public in a friends publishing house, but it was obvious that the Russian censorship would not allow the story to be published. Only a few hundreds of clandestine mimeograph (hectograph) copies of the handwritten text were circulated in Russia. In 1890 the German publishing house the "Bibliographic Office in Berlin" (B. Berg) published the story first in four languages (Russian, German, French and English) simultaneously. The second Russian edition was published the same year and the third edition in 1891. Extremely rare and very early edition. Spine with blue vignette, slight rubbed. Front cover creased at lower corner. Trace of white vignette on inner rear cover. Overall a good copy. In publisher's printed wrappers [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Il Monte dei Paschi di Siena e le aziende in esso riunite : note storiche raccolte e pubblicate per ordine della deputazione. Comprende: 1: I monti dei Paschi e della Piet? al tempo della repubblica. 2: Ricostituzione dei monti di Piet? e dei Paschi 3: I monti dei Paschi e di Piet? riuniti 4: I monti di Piet? e dei Paschi : espansione lenta e laboriosa della loro attivit? 5: I due monti durante il regno del primo granduca lorenese 6: I due monti durante il granducato di Pietro Leopoldo 7: I due monti nei commovimenti politici dal 1791 al 1814 8: I monti riuniti dal 1814 al 1860 9: Il Monte dei Paschi dal 1860 al 1880 Sommario di notizie storiche e statistiche.

      L. Lazzeri 1891-1900 In 4, 10 voll. di circa 500 pp. cadauno con tavole e disegni n. teso. Rilegatura non coeva in mezza pelle, titolo oro e fregi al dorso. Acclusi due tavole dei frutti e 14 buoni storici del Monte dei Paschi

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        Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1891 28th edition

      London: John Wisden & Co. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued. Page edges browning. Slightly cropped. 1891. First Edition. Maroon hardback cloth cover. Modern rebind. 160mm x 100mm (6" x 4"). xlvi, 354pp + ads. Original covers not bound in. .

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        VERHANDLUNGEN DER DEUTSCHEN GESELLSCHAFT FÜR CHIRURGIE.- Bd. 20 - 45

      (Hirschwald),, Berlin 1891 - in 26 Bänden. Berlin (Hirschwald), 1891 - 1920. je Band ca 500 S. mit zahlr. Abb. Hldr der Zeit und HLn der Zeit mit goldgeprägten Rücken. Kanten teils etwas berieben, innen sehr gut erhalten. Ordnungsgemäß aus den Beständen der Volkspolizei ausgesondertes Bibliotheksexemplar (Rückenschild, Stempel), gutes Ex. In diesen Bänden spiegelt sich der ungemeine Fortschritt den die Chirurgie, durch die Einführung der Röntgentechnik erfuhr, wieder. "Als gegen Ende des Jahres 1895 die staunen erregende Nachricht durch die Welt ging, daß Röntgen in Würzburg unsichtbare Lichtstrahlen entdeckt habe, die durch feste Körper hindurchgehen könnten und auf photographische Platte ebenso einwirkten wie das Tageslicht, war es klar, daß eine solche Entdeckung für die Chirurgie von der größten Bedeutung sein mußte. Die Herstellung von Hittorfschen Röhren wurde schnell ein wichtiger Industriezweig, in den Kliniken wurden überall Durchleuchtungen am Platincyanürschirm vorgenommen, und photographische Schattenbilder von Frakturen und Luxationen und von Fremdkörpern in der Hand hergestellt. Schon auf dem nächsten Kongreß (1896.I.25) sprach Kümmel über die Diagnose der Knochenherde durch Röntgenstrahlen. Mit Hilfe des Funkeninduktors von 25 cm Funkenlänge und einer gut ausgepumpten Röhre von Müller in Hamburg war es ihm gelungen, die Expositionszeit bei den Aufnahmen, die zuerst 20 Minuten und länger betragen hatten, auf 10 - 45 Sekunden, bei der Aufnahme von Fingern sogar auf 3 Sekunden zu verkürzen und nicht nur eine dunkle Silhouette der Knochen zu bekommen, sondern ein zarter gezeichnetes Schattenbild, auf dem auch die Strukturen des Knochengewebes deutlich zu erkennen war. Als Probebilder zeigte er ein Typhusherd in einer Phalanx, einer Spina ventosa, ein Gumma im Radius, einen Fremdkörper in der Hand. Am Durchleuchtungsschirm hatte er die Bewegungen des Zwerchfells und den Herzbeutel erkennen können. Der Apparat, mit dem er arbeitete, sei allerdings eine ziemlich kostspielige Anlage. Er kostet 'mit Rheostat und zahlreichen dazu gehörigen Röhren immerhin etwa 1500 M'. (Glückliche Zeiten!). Ferner von Kümmel (1898 II) 'Die Behandlung des Lupus mit Röntgen-Strahlen und mit concentrirtem Licht'. Geissler (1898, I) berichtete über die Erfahrung der Bergmannschen Klinik, die wegen des weniger wirksamen Apparates nicht ganz so günstig waren wie die Hamburger. Sehe man von den metallischen Fremdkörpern ab, so sei eine besondere Förderung für die Diagnose und den Operationsplan durch die Röntgenbilder bisher nicht gewonnen worden. Was die Augen direkt gesehen und die Finger gefühlt hätten, wäre noch allein maßgebend geblieben, aber für den klinischen Unterricht und zur Überzeugung von Richtern und Laien wären die Bilder von Wert. Krause - Altona (1899, I) empfahl die Erneckeschen Röhren mit 2 Anoden, von denen die eine aus dünnem Platinblech bestehe. Aufnahmen von Hand und Vorderarm könne man damit in wenigen Sekunden machen, allerdings koste diese Röhre 36 M. Feilchenfeld - Berlin (1900, I) warnte vor nachteiligen Folgen der Bestrahlung. Von einigen Kollegen sei ein Kind mit Skoliose, um ein Bild von der Wirbelsäule zu bekommen, 1 Stunde und nach acht Tagen noch einmal 1 1/2 Stunden lang bestahlt worden und habe ein Eczema solare bekommen, ein Elektrotechniker ein Ekzem an den Händen, nachdem er sie häufig durchleuchtet hatte." Trendelenburg, Die ersten 25 Jahre der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Chirurgie, 1923, SS.114 ff. Sprache: deutsch Kanten teils etwas berieben, innen sehr gut erhalten. Ordnungsgemäß aus den Beständen der Volkspolizei ausgesondertes Bibliotheksexemplar (Rückenschild, Stempel), gutes Ex. Hldr der Zeit und HLn der Zeit mit goldgeprägten Rücken. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Commentaries on the Present Laws of England. (2 volumes)

      William Clowes and Sons, 1891, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, 2nd Edition2 Volume set. original burgundy pressed boards are shelf worn and lightly marked. gold gilt to the spine. several stamp marks from a previous owner. age related marks. the condition is given in terms of the books' age. the binding has been repaired and is good. very neat annotation sporadically throughout both books.a total of 1294 pages. three quarters of page 503/504 has been torn out and the next page has a tear repaired and is complete and legible. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Law; Inventory No: 16fg.

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        Poems

      London: James R. Osgood, McIlvaine, & Co.,, 1891. Edited by Two of Her Friends Mabel Loomis Todd and T. W. Higginson. Octavo. Original light yellow cloth, titles to spine and front board and top edge gilt. Spine lightly rolled, wear to ends of spine and corners, bubbling to cloth on covers along fore edge, light soiling to boards, occasional spotting to pages most noted at endpapers and prelims. A very good copy. First UK edition, only printing, of the author's first book, originally published in Boston during the previous year. A very attractive copy, scarce in such nice condition.

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        TRIP DIARIES.

      1891 - 1943, (Various): 1891 - 5 b/w photographs included. John S. Shedd was born April 13th, 1863 to Alonzo and Julia Dennis Shedd in Winchendon, Massachusetts. Shedd was a railroad man, working for the Pittsburgh Railways Company, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, for his entire professional career. Even in his late 70s he was still going into the office upon returning from a trip. In the diary of 1900, Shedd is listed as Assistant Superintendent; at some point in the 1900s Shedd became the Division Superintendent, Division #2. At the time of his death in 1951, his total assets were valued at $65,780.48. From what we can tell, Shedd never married, and while he certainly had many friends that he visited in New York, Boston, Toronto, etc., he always traveled alone. From the diaries extant (we don't know if there were others) Shedd begins recording his vacations in 1891. He meticulously notes days/times/train compartment; arrival/departure times; hotel room numbers; ship berth numbers; at what table he is assigned onboard; what time he gets up in the morning and what time he goes to bed at night. He notes where he has breakfast, lunch and dinner, drinks, movies, excursions. He comments on everything! A keen observer of people, culture, architexture. He walks all over and notes how long it takes him. If a driving vacation, he notes mileage driven each day. He notes having gas, or falling out of bed, or hitting his head. He hires buses, taxis, cars, travels by train, ship, rickshaw and plane. His last trip recorded here - in 1943 at the age of 80 - finds him still walking, still taking sightseeing trips into swamps, up and down the Florida coast, over to Cuba and more, arising at the leisurely hour of 9:30am or even later! Over the years he runs into various royalty, meets the Pope, and shares a trip back from Hawaii with Shirley Temple. Went off by himself in Zimbabwe because he really wanted to visit the ruins at Ft. Victoria and such was not on the tour itinerary - he then proceeds to climb up to the ruins by himself at the age of 75. A voracious reader, Shedd enjoys sightseeing, dining out, going to movies, cigars, keno and just enjoying life. In 1933, Shedd witnesses planes practicing bombing raids in the Khyber Pass. When World War II restricted his travels abroad, he revisited places he had been to years before, possibly a bit disillusioned in spots as he notes the increase in the number of tourists, the number of "fat" women, and notes while visiting Yosemite and the Big Trees in 1940, having been there in 1898 - "Big Trees - still big." Shedd even notes his streak of good luck in always getting the lower bunk beds, and overall he maintains an interest in seeing all he can see. This collection of trip diaries offers a truly delightful view of the world - and he went everywhere - through the eyes of just one man. By reading Shedd's diaries, we return to a bygone era of traveling the world, dressing for dinner, spending the evening with a fine cigar and drinks, chatting with fellow travelers, sending your trunk on ahead of you, giving your laundry to the chambermaid, and having the man from the travel service waiting for you at the dock or train station with your tickets and such. And era of more dignified travel experiences than the common day. Modest wear to bindings of diaries (rubbing to edges, age-toning to paper, hinges delicate). Paper somewhat age-toned. Withal, a VG collection. Papers printed on buff paper. Diaries handwritten on small notebooks, various colored (mainly black, blue and red) flexible leatherette or pebbled/embossed cloth bindings. Paper title labels to bindings, some with gilt edges. Average diary size: 6" x 4". 31 small handwritten vacation trip diaries, 5 documents printed recto-only. In addition to the diaries are five documents, including his last will and testament, the inventory and appraisement of his estate, and a partially complete application for membership in the Pennsylvania Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, lis [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Catalogue of the Manuscripts and Printed Books Collected by Thomas Brooke F. S. A. and Preserved At Armitage Bridge House Near Huddersfield

      London: Ellis and Elvey, 1891. First edition, one of 100 copies, with six copies of large paper. Illus. with frontispiece portrait of Brooke, title-page vignettes, a ground plan of the house, a bookplate, 17 facsimile reproductions from manuscripts. Printed on fine paper by Chiswick Press, for private circulation only. vi, 318; [iv], 319-759,[ 5] pp. 2. Original art vellum paper over boards, printed in blue, uncut. Spines toned. An important library containing 170 volumes with fore-edge painting by Vecellio, from the famous Pillone library which are listed at pp.662-680 of Volume II, "Collected at the close of the sixteenth century by Dr. Odorico Pillone of Casteldardo, and ornamented on the sides and edges with paintings...now preserved in an ebony bookcase..." With ALS presenting this copy.

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        Three etchings by John Sloan for the series of etchings entitled Westminster Abbey

      N.P.: n.p., 1891. Newton, A. Edward. broadsides. John Sloan (1871-1951) was forced to drop out of school at the age of 16 due to the mental breakdown of his father. He got a job as a cashier at Porter and Coates, a local stationery store where he met A. Edward Newton, a fellow employee. When Newton established his own stationery business in 1890, he hired Sloan. Sloan designed greeting cards and calendars, and etchings which were used in various gift books published by Newton. Peter Morse, in his catalogue of Sloan prints, describes one of John Sloan's earliest efforts as this Westminster Series of 13 etchings and provides great detail, noting that only one complete surviving example of the booklet and etchings has survived to his knowledge which is held by The Philadelphia Museum of Art. The Delaware Art Museum holds signed copies of the etchings through the kind donation of Helen Farr Sloan. Any of these early Sloan works are extremely scarce. We have the following three etchings from this series: Morse 13. The West Front. Morse 17. Saint Erasmus' Doorway. Morse 21. The Poets Corner. Morse notes that A. Edward Newton's name does not appear anywhere in the booklet or on the etchings, but assigns them to Newton on their similarity to other projects executed by Sloan for Newton. The three ethings have been removed from an older framing (By Schneider Art Galleries of Seattle) and measure 7 5/8 x 5 7/8 inches with the etching itself varying in size. There are remnants of glue along the top edge of the white outer border where they were mounted and framed. The margins of the outer border are foxed and stained in places. One etching has notes in pencil beneath the etching giving instructions to the framer. The etchings themselves are well preserved.

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        Vizsgálódás a nemzeti vagyonosság természetérol és okairó. [i.e. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, translated by Enyedi Lukács and Pólya Jakab, with introduction by Gyula Kautz]. 5 vols.

      Budapest, Pallas Irodalmi és Nyomdai Részvénytársaság, 1891-1894. 4to. Bound in four uniform contemporary half cloth bindings with red title-labels to spines. With a few occassional marginal annotation. Last ten leaves of volume 1 with a few tears. Otherwise a fine set. lxxv, [1], 4, 376 pp; [4], 235, [1], iii, [1] pp.; [4], 414, ii pp.;[4], 409, [1], vii, [1] pp.. The exceedingly rare first Hungarian edition of Adam Smith's lardmark work 'Wealth of Nations', constituting one of the very earliest Eastern-European translations of the work (Polish 1927; Czech 1928; Romanian 1934)."Polya, although a lawyer, had a particular interest in economics and a sufficient grasp of English through his work with an international insurance firm to be able to cope with Smith's English text. For the present translation, he collaborated with the Hungarian civil servant Lukács Enyedi (1845-1906), who played a significant role in the promotion of economics as an independent discipline in Hungarian universities." (National Library of Scotland). The noted economist, politician and banker Gyula Kautz (1829-1909) made a lengthy introduction to the present work, which later was published separately. In it he describes Smith's life and work, and his position as the "founder of economic science", putting his work into its historical context and offering a critical appraisal of his significance and his influence on 19th century economics and political theorists. Kautz was governor-general of the central bank of Hungary (the Osztrák-Magyar Bank) from 1893-1900, and the economics department of Budapest University is today named after him.OCLC only locates one copy (In The National Library of Scotland which states that the only other known copy of this translation is located at the Hungarian National Library).Not in any of the major bibliographies

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        Zur Auffasung der Aphasien.

      Franz Deuticke, Leipzig 1891 - Freud's Rare First BookFreud, Sigmund (1856-1939). Zur Auffasung der Aphasien. 8vo. [4] 107 [1]pp. Leipzig & Vienna: Deuticke, 1891. Modern cloth. Light browning, small ink & perforated library stamps on title, but very good. Library bookplate.First Edition. Freud's treatise on aphasia, his first book, was little known or appreciated by contemporary neurologists, but Freud always regarded it as the most significant of his neurological writings. Freud was the first to criticize the foundations of the Wernicke-Lichtheim theory of aphasia, which held that losses of function in aphasia were caused by lesions to anatomically circumscribed centers corresponding to the various functions in language. Freud demonstrated that this concept led to localization schemes of labyrinthine complexity and did not fit with specific case studies; it was thus necessary to assume that the cerebral areas involved in language were less circumscribed. Grinstein 2. Norman F15. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dette de haine

      Paul Ollendorff 1891 - - Paul Ollendorff , Paris 1891, 12x18,5cm, relié. - Edition originale sur papier courant. Reliure à la bradel en plein papier peigné, dos lisse, pièce de titre de maroquin noir, premier plat de couverture conservé, élégante reliure pastiche signée de Thomas Boichot. Précieux envoi autographe signé de l'auteur : "A Guy de Maupassant, amical souvenir." [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Original edition on the current paper. Binding to bradel half percaline mustard corners, smooth back slightly browned with a gold floral motif, double dates net and golden tail, as part of chocolate grief, marbled paper plates, covers preserved (first dish mounted on tab), binding of unsigned time. Signed autograph of the author Philippe Gille ". his devoted friend and colleague ." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        BALAAM AND HIS MASTER

      1891. HARRIS, Joel Chandler. BALAAM AND HIS MASTER AND OTHER SKETCHES AND STORIES. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1891. 12mo., decorative mottled tan cloth. First Edition. [BAL 7122]. Signed by Harris on front blank page: "Joel Chandler Harris/ "Uncle Remus." Books signed by Harris are uncommon. Very Good. $1,750.00.

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        A SAPPHO OF GREEN SPRINGS

      1891. HARTE, Bret. A SAPPHO OF GREEN SPRINGS AND OTHER TALES. London: Chatto & Windus, 1891. 8vo., green cloth. First English Edition, precedes the American edition by several weeks. [BAL 7356]. Signed presentation from Harte on front endpaper: "Madame Van de Velde, from her friend, Bret Harte. London, February, 1891." Very Good (little soil rear cover, tiny chip base of spine). $850.00.

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        John Leech. His Life and Work

      London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1891. First edition, extra-illustrated with 32 extra plates many hand-colored. With portrait and numerous illustrations. 2 vols. 8vo. Bound in full poished tan calf, gilt spines, t.e.g., by Riviere and Son for Henry Young and Sons, Liverpool. Spines slightly toned, else fine. EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED WITH 32 PLATES

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        FORTSCHRITTE DER MARMORIERKUNST. EIN PRAKTISCHES HANDBUCH FUR BUCHBINDER UND BUNTPAPIERFABRIKANTEN.|DIE

      Stuttgart: Wilhelm Leo, 1891. contemporary quarter leather with marbled paper-covered boards, all edges stained red, red leather spine label. Marbling. 8vo. contemporary quarter leather with marbled paper-covered boards, all edges stained red, red leather spine label. 224 pages. Nach technisch-wissenschaftlichen grundlagen bearbeitet von Josef Halfer, Buchbinder in Budapest. II. Verbesserte und vermehrte auflage. Mit anhang verzierung der buchsnitte. Second edition, improved and enhanced from the first edition published in 1885. This second edition of Halfer's famous marbling guide was the first to contain original samples and ten plates containing 35 marbled specimens. The traditional techniques of paper marbling were given new life in the late nineteenth century by this book and its extremely important author. In the handbook, Halfer introduces new methods, material and patterns of marbling that sparked a revival of the art amongst bookbinders and craftsmen. Halfer's innovations are based in scientific research, and his guidebook reflects his interest in the chemistry of colors and the physical nature of marbling sizes. As Richard Wolfe states in Marbled Paper: Its History, Technique and Patterns, "Halfer's influence in the art of marbling can not be overestimated." (See Wolfe, pp. 124-130). Rubbed along hinges and edges.

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        Baseball

      London: George Bell & Sons, York Street, Covent Garden, 1891. First edition. [8], 103 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Gray cloth, stamped in black, endpapers with ads, and 4 extra pp. of ads at front and back, for Spaulding, Draper and Maynard. Very good copy of an extremely scarce book. Will Baseball Replace Cricket?? Written by the President of National Baseball League of Great Britain; Formerly United States Consul, Manchester. He advocates baseball in England and his book as "practical assistance to the large and rapidly increasing number of young men in this country who have manifested a desire to acquire a knowledge of baseball..."Advertisement at back for The Baseball Association of Great Britain and Ireland, President The Rev. F. MarshallThis book is part of "The All-England Seies."

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