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      Espasa y Compañia Editores - Barcelona. 1891. 31X22. 3h+XX+840Pág+1h. Pasta española. Profusamente ilustrada, con multitud de grabados y mapas. Prólogo del traductor. Única traducción y edición española. Explendida. Sir Henry Morton Stanley sin duda uno de los exploradores mas conocidos por sus hazañas africanas en las cuales en una de ellas encontro a David Livingstone completamente desaparecido. Raríssima Obra. Ref 5.1 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        The Theatre, A Monthly Review

      nbsp;London -Eglington & Co., 1891. nbsp;London -Eglington & Co., 1891 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Two volumes of the Theatreillustrated periodical,discussing drama, music and the fine arts. Includes a review on 'Diary of a Pilgrimage' by J. K. Jerome. Covering January toDecember 1891. Illustrated throughout. Bernard Capes was a prolific Victorian author, publishing more than forty volumes - romances, mysteries, poetry, history - together with many articles for the magazines of the day. His early writing career was as a journalist, later becoming editor of The Theatre, which was well known in late nineteenth century London. Other magazines for which Capes wrote included Blackwood's, Butterfly, Cassell's, Cornhill Magazine, Hutton's Magazine, Illustrated London News, Lippincott's, Macmillan's Magazine, Literature, New Witness, Pall Mall Magazine, Pearson's Magazine, The Idler, The New Weekly, and The Queen. Condition: In a quarter calf binding and marbled boards. Externally, rather worn with loss to binding and significant wear to extremities and wear to boards. Joints are starting and hinges are worn. Internally, generally firmly bound with one page loose to the rear of one volume. Some scattered spots throughout but otherwise bright. Overall: GOOD ONLY.

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        La Chevalerie

      Paris - Charles Delagrave, 1891. Paris - Charles Delagrave, 1891 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An uncommonhistory of the Knights Templar in French. New edition. Illustrated throughout with numerous vignette engravings. mile Thodore Lon Gautier (8 August 1832 - 25 August 1897) was a French literary historian. He was born at Le Havre, France. He was educated at the cole des Chartes, and became successively head of the archives of the dpartement of Haute-Marne and archivist at the Imperial Archives at Paris. In 1871 he became professor of palaeography at the cole des Chartes. He was elected member of the Academy of Inscriptions in 1887, and became chief of the historical section of the National Archives in 1893. Condition: In a half-morocco binding. Externally sound, though with some marks to the boards and some wear to the head of the spine. Two joints starting. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean, with just the occasional instance of foxing. Overall: GOOD..

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        Wiener Neubauten. Serie A Privat-Bauten. Dritter Band. Gestochen unter Leitung von H. Bültemeyer und Ed. Obermayer. 96 Tafeln mit erläuterndem Text. Kollationiert.

      Wien, Ad. Lehmann, 1891,. OHLwd.-mappe, 8 Textseiten, 96 Tafeln, Folio. Mappe gering berieben u. beschmutzt/bestaubt. Tafeln stellenweise minimal stockfleckig u. Rändern gering eingerissen. Ansonst sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. Please notify beforehand, if you want to visit us and see a specific book. Unser ZVAB-Bücher-Bestand befindet sich in unserem Lager am Stadtrand Prags, nicht in unserem Geschäft. Bitte, teilen Sie uns vorher mit wenn Sie uns besuchen möchten und bestimmtes Buch auswählen wollten *.

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        The Vicar of Wakefield

      London - Kegan Paul, 1891. London - Kegan Paul, 1891 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Goldsmith's famous novel The Vicar of Wakefield, told in thirty-two chapters. With engraved frontispiece and vignette title page. With a preface and notes by Austin Dobson. Condition: In a half vellumbinding with decorative boards. Externally smart, with some minor shelfwear only. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright, with just the odd spot (heavier to endpapers). Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        Troisieme Serie des Souvenirs Intimes de la Cour des Tuileries

      Paris - Paul Ollendorff, 1891. Paris - Paul Ollendorff, 1891 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The third series of these recollections of the court of Tuileries Palace in France. Sixth edition. The Tuileries Palace was a royal palace in Paris which stood on the right bank of the River Seine. It was the usual Parisian residence of most French monarchs, from Henry IV to Napoleon III, until it was destroyed in the upheaval of the Paris Commune in 1871. In French. In a Sotheran and Co. binding (binder's ink stamp to verso of front free-endpaper). Condition: In a calf binding. Externally, sound, though with some rubbing to the extremities and wear to the head and tail of the spine. Front joint starting. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are browned, as is typical of French books of this ages. Overall: GOOD..

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        History of English Literature

      New York: Worthington Co., 1891. New York: Worthington Co.,, 1891. Translated from the French by H. Van Laun. 4 volumes, octavo (215 x 150mm). Bound in contemporary brown half morocco, floral paper covered boards, raised bands, gilt designs to compatments, floral endpapers, gilt top edge. Spotting to page edges, boards with moderate soiling, corners rubbed and lightly bumped, volume 4 with small chip to board at lower rear edge, a good set. An attractive library set of this critical work first published in 1871.

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        The Chronicles of Barsetshire (8 Volumes Complete)

      London: Chapman and Hall, Limited, 1891. London: Chapman and Hall, Limited, 1891. Octavo, 8 volumes. Original three quarters leather over marbled boards, gilt toolin the the spine, gilt ruled to the front and rear panels. Marbled enpapers. In very good condition.The Chronicles of Barsetshire " revealed a new humorist and type of humour. No such picture of the special features of cathedral society had been given before, nor has anything so good been done since, excepting the corresponding portions of Barchester Towers and the rest of the Barsetshire novels…. These, however, are much more complex, Trollope having discovered that the same gifts which enabled him to portray clergymen were equally available for other classes of society. For humour, Barcester Towers perhaps stands first; for the suspense of painful interest, Framley Parsonage; for general excellence, The Last Chronicle of Barset. They stand at the head of his writings" (Sadleir, 245).

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        Fin de Siecle.

      Berlin, Ad. Zoberbier, 1891.. 192 S. OBrosch.. EA. WG II 11. - R. m. Japanpapier fachmännisch stabilisiert, T. unaufgeschnitten, leichte Gbrsp., etw. angestaubt. - Bahr, (1863 - 1934), studierte an den Universitäten Wien, Graz, Czernowitz und Berlin Altphilologie, Philosophie und Nationalökonomie; er unternahm mehrere Reisen durch Europa und Nordafrika. Seit 1890 war er Redakteur der "Berliner Freien Bühne", nach dem Umzug nach Wien 1891 Redakteur verschiedener Periodika und Feuilletonleiter der Wochenschrift "Die Zeit" (1894-99). Bahr führte zeitweilig Regie am Deutschen Theater (1906) und war als Dramaturg am Burgtheater tätig (1918); seit 1912 lebte er in Salzburg, von 1922 an in München. Er war Kritiker, Essayist, Erzähler und Lustspieldichter (u.a. Das Konzert, 1910). Seit 1909 war er mit Anna von Mildenburg verheiratet; seine Tagebücher (1918-27 veröffentlicht) sind von zeitgeschichtlichem Interesse. (DBE) - Einer seiner gesuchtesten Titel.

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        Danish Fairy Legends and Tales

      London - George Bell and Sons, 1891. London - George Bell and Sons, 1891 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce edition of Danish Fairy Legends and Tales by Hans Christian Andersen. Translated by Caroline Peachey and illustrated with 120 illustrations and a memoir of the author. In a fine binding by Bickers with stamp to verso of front free endpaper. Hans Christian Andersen (1805 - 1875) was a Danish author, fairy tale writer, and poet noted for his children's stories. These include The Steadfast Tin Soldier, The Snow Queen, The Little Mermaid, Thumbelina, The Little Match Girl, and The Ugly Duckling. Prize ink inscription date 1905 to verso of front free endpaper. Condition: In a calf binding. Externally, smart but with slight wear to extremities and the odd mark to boards. Rear joint staringInternally, firmly bound. Bright but with occasional slight foxing, mostly to endpapersand slight handling marks. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.

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        Three branches of the family of Wentworth : I Wentworth of Nettlestead, Suffolk II Wentworth of Gosfield, Essex III Wentworth of Lillingstone Lovel, Oxfordshire

      London: William Loftie Rutton, 1891. London: William Loftie Rutton. 1891 William Loftie Rutton limited edition volume, no 60 of 100, numbered and signed by Rutton; also letter pasted on fep and card dated 1891 indicate this volume was presented by Rutton to Rev Henry Elliot of Gosfield Vicarage, who is also named in the Preface; scarce, unavailable item; this is a dark blue volume with bevelled boards, 10" by 8" , 315 pages, 9 illustrations of country houses and coats of arms, gilt titling and crest to front, gilt title and date to spine; good+ condition, light wear to board corners, some age mottling but mainly clean inside; UK dealer, immediate dispatch . Good. Hardcover. 1891.

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        Adam Bede

      Edinburgh and London - William Blackwood and Sons, 1891. Edinburgh and London - William Blackwood and Sons, 1891 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. MaryAnne Evans'first novel, written under her pen name, George Eliot. A New Edition. With many illustrations. Previous owner's ink inscription to front blank, dated January 31st, 1891. Condition: In a half morocco binding. Externally, smart with justslight shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound, bright with the odd small spot. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.

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        Scenes et Comedies

      Paris - Calmann Levy, 1891. Paris - Calmann Levy, 1891 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A late nineteenth century collection of plays by Feuillet in a decorative binding. Includes Le Village, Le Cheveu Blanc, Dalila, L'Ermitage, L'Urne, and La Fee. Octave Feuillet, 18211890, was a French novelist and dramatist. Condition: In a quarter calf binding. Externally, shelfwear, with slight loss to the top and tail of the spine. Internally, firmly bound, marginal browning, as common with French books from this period, with the occasional handling mark. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Himalayan Journals; Or, Notes of a Naturalist in Bengal, the Sikkim and Nepal Himalayans, The Khasis Mountains, &c

      London, New York and Melbourne - Ward, Lock, Bowden and Co., 1891. London, New York and Melbourne - Ward, Lock, Bowden and Co., 1891 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Himalayan Journals; Or, Notes of a Naturalist in Bengal, the Sikkim and Nepal Himalayans, The Khasis Mountains, &c. by Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker. Illustrated with black and white plates, some of which fold outand illustrations integrated with text and withtwo foldout maps to rear. This edition is from the Minerva Library of Famous Books edited by G. T. Bettany, M. A. , B. Sc. Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker OM, GCSI, CB, FRS (1817 - 1911) was one of the greatest British botanists and explorers of the 19th century. Hooker was a founder of geographical botany, and Charles Darwin's closest friend. On 11 November 1847 Hooker left England for his three year long Himalayan expedition; he would be the first European to collect plants in the Himalaya. Hooker's survey of hitherto unexplored regions, the Himalayan Journals, dedicated to Charles Darwin, was published by the Calcutta Trigonometrical Survey Office in 1854, abbreviated again in 1855 and later by (The Minerva Library of Famous Books) Ward, Lock, Bowden & Co. , 1891. Previous owner's inscription in crayon to recto of frontispiece. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally, smart with onlyminor wear to extremities and slight cocking to spine. Front hinge slightly strained Internally, firmly bound. Bright and generally clean with only occasional spotting, mostly to text block edges, and handling marks, foxing to endpapers and slightly to maps, which also have closed tears. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        The Indian Mutiny of 1857

      FONT>, 1891. FONT>, 1891 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A nicely bound copy of George Bruce Malleson's (8 May 1825 1 March 1898) history of the Indian mutiny. The author was stationed in India at the time of the Mutiny, and, unlike other historians of that event, he concluded that the uprising was both predictable and based on much deeper political discontent than its superficial cause - the issuance of greased cartridges to native troops which violated their religious practices. He also believed that the Mutiny was not at all spontaneous, but the result of a determined conspiracy by Indian nobles. With seven plans and illustrations, including a frontispiece of the author. Condition: In a half morocco binding over marbled boards. Externally, rubbed with some wear to extremities and minor loss to backstrip. Rear hinge cracked. Internally, firmly bound. Endpapers browned, some light spotting here and there, otherwise a bright and clean copy. Neat inscription to front free endpaper. Overall: GOOD..

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        The Pilgrim's Progress

      London - John Hogg, 1891. London - John Hogg, 1891 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce edition of Bunyan's celebrated Christian allegory. Withthirty-two illustrations in the text by W. HarveyTwo parts complete in one volume. Condition: In a decorative cloth binding with gilt detailing. Externally sound, though a little rubbed and slightly bumped. Hinges are slightly strained. Internally, generally firmlybound. Prize bookplate to front pastedown. Pages are bright, with some light spotting. Overall:VERY GOOD..

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        Text-Book of the Principles and Practice of Medicine

      nbsp;London -J & A Churchill, 1891. nbsp;London -J & A Churchill, 1891 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A medical text-book in which a vast range of medical conditions are discussed including prognosis and treatment. Third editionWith a publisher's catalogue to the rear. There are sections on diseases of the heart, liver and kidneys, tumours of the skin and tumours and abscesses to the brain, among many others. Fagge was a physician and lecturer on pathology to Guy's Hospital and examiner in the University of London. Pye-Smith was a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and physician and lecturer on medicine in Guy's hospital. Condition: In full cloth bindings. Externally, slightly worn with wear to extremities and some marks to boards. One volume hasstarting hinges and the other have strained hinges. Internally, firmly bound, with presentation labels and bookseller's label to the front pastedowns. Spotting to the first and last few pages and occasional ink stamp throughout but otherwise bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Istoria D'Italia

      Pisa - Niccolo Capurro, 1891. Pisa - Niccolo Capurro, 1891 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Nine volumes of Francesco Guicciardini's masterpiece, TheHistory of Italy. Guicciardini (6 March 1483 22 May 1540) was an Italian historian and statesman. A friend and critic of Niccol Machiavelli, he is considered one of the major political writers of the Italian Renaissance. His The History of Italy paved the way for a new style in historiography, with his use of government sources to support arguments and the realistic analysis of the people and events of his time. Written during the last years of his life, this work contains the historian's observations collected over his entire lifetime and was a work intended for posterity. As Gilbert writes: The History of Italy stands apart from all his writings because it was the one work which he wrote not for himself, but for the public. The tenth and final volume contains an essay on Guicciardini's life by Professor Giovanni Rosini, appendices and a lengthy index for the entire set. In the original Italian. With the armorial bookplate of one Charles Porcher to the front pastedown of each volume. Front boards embossed with armorial insignia and the name 'Charles Porcher de Clyffe'. Volumes II to X only, with volume I being absent. Condition: In half calf bindings with marbled boards. Externally, a trifle rubbed with some minorwear to extremities and slightly heavier wear to spines. Front board of volume II detached. Joints of volumes IV, V, VI, VIII, IX an X are starting. Minor loss to backstrip of VIII. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean with only occasional spots or marks. Faint tidemarks to lower margins of volumes IX and X. Overall: GOOD, a nice, bright set..

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        Francis Bacon. Poet, Prophet, Philosopher versus Phantom Captain Shakespeare, the Rosicrucian Mask

      London -Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., 1891. London -Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., 1891 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A fascinating study into the Shakespeare authorship theory, with particular focus on the works of Francis Bacon. First edition. Adornedwith afrontispiece portraying Francis Bacon, and featuring various facsimiles throughout. From the private library of Sir Nicholas Peter Rathbone Wall, former English judge who was President of the Family Division and Head of Family Justice for England and Wales. Condition: Rebacked in a cloth binding with the original boards. Externally, lightly rubbed, with some slight wear to extremities. Internally, firmly bound, bright and generally clean, although with the odd spotand handling mark. Previous owner's label to the rear pastedown. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        La Lutte de L'Irlande

      Lille - Imprimeurs des Facultes Catholiques de Lille, 1891. Lille - Imprimeurs des Facultes Catholiques de Lille, 1891 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A history of the struggle for Irish independence. Written by Belgian historian Kervyn de Volkaersbeke. With numerous engravedillustrations throughout. In French. Condition: Bound in original paper-vellum wraps. Externally, generally sound, with some marks to the boards and some closed tears to the edges of the wraps. Some wear to spine. Internally, binding tender, with some pages detached but present. Pages have some marginal age-toning, but otherwise just the odd spot. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        In Darkest Africa

      New York - Charles Scribner's Sons, 1891. New York - Charles Scribner's Sons, 1891 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An account of the expedition to rescue Emin Pasha, the governor of Equatoria, by the famous Welsh explorer and journalist Sir Henry Morton Stanley. Second US edition. Sir Henry Morton Stanley, was famous for his exploration of Africa and his search for David Livingstone. Upon finding Livingstone, Stanley allegedly uttered the now-famous greeting, Dr. Livingstone, I presumeIn 1886, Stanley led the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition to rescue Emin Pasha, the governor of Equatoria in the southern Sudan. King Leopold II demanded that Stanley take the longer route, via the Congo river, hoping to acquire more territory and perhaps even Equatoria. After immense hardships and great loss of life, Stanley met Emin in 1888, charted the Ruwenzori Range and Lake Edward, and emerged from the interior with Emin and his surviving followers at the end of 1890. But this expedition tarnished Stanley's name because of the conduct of the other Europeans: British gentlemen and army officers. An army major was shot by a carrier, after behaving with extreme cruelty. James Jameson, heir to an Irish whiskey manufacturer, bought an eleven-year old girl and offered her to cannibals in order to document and sketch how she was cooked and eaten. Stanley only found out when Jameson had died of fever. With forty-five plates throughout and three coloured folding maps tucked into pockets on the rear pastedowns of the books (collated complete). Complete in two volumes. Condition: In decorative green cloth bindings. Externally smart, though with some bumping and marks, with some wear to the heads of the spines. Internally, generally firmly bound, although loosening in places, with the front few pages of volume II detached. Front hinges tender. Previous owner's ink stamp to recto of front free-endpaper. Pages are bright, with just some light marginal age-toning and the odd spot. Some closed tears to the maps. Generally a very bright copy of a notoriously hard book to find in acceptable conition. Overall: GOOD..

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      Little, Brown, and Company, Boston 1891 - Original buff printed boards, a trifle worn, else a very good copy Presentation copy of the first edition of Holmes' 'Speeches', entirely in Holmes' hand, dark ink in three lines on the blank preceding the title: "Mrs Roger Wolcott [wife of the one-time Massachusetts' governor] / from / Oliver Wendell Holmes" [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Smith Elder & Co. , 1891. Smith Elder & Co. , 1891. First edition, first issue with integral title page. Original publisher's green morocco grained cloth, titled in gilt to the spine and black to the upper cover. With two page terminal adverts in volume I as called for by Sadlier. A superb, fine set, bright and crisp with just the most trivial wear to the spine tips and some hairline splits to the hinges. Overall an exceptional set. Regarded as the author's best and most influential work, it highlights the threats and opportunities of mass culture in late Victorian London. The novel has strong autobiographical elements. Edwin Reardon, a gifted scholar, finds some success as a writer, but is determined not to bow down to the pressure of commercialism. His pursuit of the moral and literary high ground and the financial difficulties it leads to is juxtaposed with those who are happy to follow the paths of commercialism and greed and who appear to derive greater success. Issued in an edition of only 750 copies, about half of which were sold to circulating libraries, it is rare encountered in commerce in original cloth, especially in such exemplary condition. Sadlier 971

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        Lord Arthur Savile's Crime & other stories

      London: James R. Osgood, McIlvaine & Co, 1891. 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. Contemporary bookplate of Charles Batchelor to front pastedown. Spine slightly cocked, extremities a little rubbed, front inner hinge starting, partial light foxing to endpapers, faint tanning to half-title. An outstanding copy; scarce thus. 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.

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        A House of Pomegranates

      - London: James R. Osgood McIlvane & Co, 1891. First Edition. 8vo. Illustrations by Charles Ricketts And C.H. Shannon. Bound in its original pale-green linen over cream linen boards, with gilt lettering on spine and pictorial cover stamped in gilt and red. With decorated endpapers and four full-page inserted illustrations by C.H. Shannon. Some age-darkening to front and back boards, but gilt cover images of peacock, fountain, and basket of pomegranates are clearly discernible, as are red-ink decorations and lettering. Bottom edges are rubbed, and there is some wear to corners and spine-ends. With contemporary owner's signature on front paste-down.

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        Cali e Canali in Venezia Monumenti Ferd Ongania Edit. MDCCCXCI / Albi e Canali in Venezia

      Venedig 1891. 100 prachtvolle Darstellungen in Kupfer gestochen, von Venedig mit seinen Kanälen. 11 Ansichten hand koloriert, 3 Titelblätter, 1 Index , 89 unkolorierte Kupferstiche, Einband aus geprägtem Karton und Leder mit Gold geprägtem Titel, altkoloriert, Kupferstich, 55,5 x 39. Zustand: Perfekt, dem Alter entsprechend

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        La confessions d'un enfant du siècle.

      Paris, Librairies-Imprimeries Réunies - Ancienne Maison Quantin, 1891. - Gr. in-8°, 334p. Edition numérotée 1/600 exemplaires sur vergé de Hollande (seul tirage après 20 exemplaires sur Japon). Illustré de 10 compositions de P. Jazet gravées à l'eau-forte par E. Abot. Magnifique exemplaire dans une élégante reliure signée Canape. Reliure demi-maroquin bleu nuit à coins, dos lisse avec décor mosaïqué, tête dorée, couverture et dos conservés.

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        The Border Holds of Northumberland. Vol. I

      London and Newcastle upon Tyne Andrew Reid, Sons & Co 1891. G: in Good condition without dust jacket. Scattered browning First Edition Green hardback cloth cover 230mm x 160mm (9" x 6"). xxiv, 465pp. Copiously illustrated with b/w plates, diagrams and woodcuts; includes fold-out maps and plans.

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        Poems by Emily Dickinson. Second Series

      Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1891-01-01. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1892: Gray cloth with gilt stamping. First Edition, with no subsequent printings listed. In About Very Good condition. Clean text. Two pages show offsetting from a clipping once stored between them; a few small tears to edge of pages. Ink and pencil inscription at front free end paper, light offsetting to end sheets. Boards show rubbing and light soiling. Wear with light fraying to corners and spine ends. Spine slightly darkened. A lovely copy.

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        Originalphotographie mit eigenh. Widmung und U.

      O. O. u. D.. 230:170 mm.. "Souvenir d'une rencontre au bord de la mer | Ari Briand". - Die etwas unscharfe Aufnahme zeigt den französischen Staatsmann zusammen mit dem österreichischen Tenor Richard Tauber (1891-1948). - Mit einer längeren Knickfalte inmitten und dort auch etwas angeplatzt.

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        Memoires de Madame de Staal (Mademoiselle Delaunay).

      . Paris: L.Conquet 1891. With illustr. by C. Delort. XXVIII + 392 pp. Limited to 600 copies. Bound with orig. wrappers and all edges gilt in nice full light aubergine-coloured leather, spine richly gilt, goldlines on boards and large inner ornamental border. The binding signed Wendling. * Copy no. 31 of 200 on papier du Japon et velin Marais. With an extra suite of the illustrations in the text..

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        Moritzburg im Winter. ÖL auf Pappe, um 1925. 55 x 70 cm, in Rahmen der Zeit.

      . . *Hans Erlanger (Königshütte 1891 - 1958 Radebeul) lebte und arbeitete in Radebeul bei Dresden als Landschafts- und Portraitmaler. Das Bild in gutem Zustand, der Rahmen mit geringer Beschädigung an unterer Leiste.

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      Cassell , 1891. Cassell , 1891. First edition. Three volumes, all in original cinnamon cloth lettered in gilt on the spines. A near fine set, with the hinges of vols II and III showing a little wear and a couple of trivial marks to the covers, but a generally bright crisp set. Housed in a quarter morocco box. Regarded, critically speaking, as Barrie's best work of literature, this melodramatic work was a great success on publication, vying with Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles for the year's most hotly read and discussed new novel. It was adapted for the stage in 1897 and filmed on several occasions, most notably in 1934 staring Katherine Hepburn. Set in rural 1840s Scotland, the plot focuses class and social issues. The setting is based on Barrie's place of birth, Kirriemuir. Sadlier 167

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        Friedrich Franz II., Großherzog von Mecklenburg-Schwerin und seine Vorgänger. Nach Staatsakten, Tagebüchern und Korrespondenzen. Erster bis zweiter Band in einem Bande.

      Leipzig, Duncker & Humblot, 1891.. Mit VIII, 416 Seiten; VI, 394 Seiten. Mit einem Porträtfrontispiz, Olhdr mit goldgeprägtem Einbandrücken, 8° ( 22 x 14,5 cm ) Einband stark berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, der schmale Einbandrücken angeplatzt und beschädigt, Bindung gelockert. Vorsätze offenbar erneuert, das Porträt wie auch das Titelblatt etwas stockfleckig, wenige Seiten gering angeknickt, ansonsten innen von guter Erhaltung. - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 1200 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ).

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        Journal of the Central Australian Exploring Expedition, 1889, Under Comand of W.H. Tietkens. Despatched By the Central Australian Exploring and Prospecting Association, Under the Auspices of the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, South Australia.

      Government Printer, Adelaide 1891 - Brown Cloth. Very Good. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 84 pages, 2 folding maps, the geological map is coloured, the map showing the route of the expedition has closed tears which have been rebacked using old paper and water soluble paste. The map is complete and clean but would benefit from the old rebacking being replaced with Japanese tissue paper in order to flatten it out better. The book is rebound, Gilt title "Journal of the Central Australian Expl. Expedition, 1889. - Tietkens" on spine [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Minerva - Jahrbuch der Universitäten der Welt/ Jahrbuch der gelehrten Welt - KONVOLUT aus aufeinander folgenden Jg. 1 (1891/1892) bis Jg. 19 (1909/1910) sowie weiteren aufeinander folgenden Jg. 28 (1926) - Jg. 35 (1969); mit zusätzlichen einzelnen Jg. 23/ 24/ 26.

      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!!

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        Autograph Manuscript (unsigned).

      - This Chicago journalist, essayist and children's poet penned such classics as "Little Boy Blue" and "Wynken, Blynken and Nod." Unsigned AM, 3pp, 7½" X 10" (separate leaves), n.p., n.y. Near fine. This beautifully penned manuscript, in Field's usual incredibly miniscule but highly legible hand, has been superbly bound in full dark brown calf with raised bands, gilt lettering on spine and front board (reading "EUGENE FIELD / ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT / SUGGESTIONS FOR / 'VIGNETTES' / FOR HIS / 'ECHOES FROM THE SABINE FARM' / 1891") inner dentelles, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Very good. Spine (mainly) and edges lightly sunned to golden brown, else tight and lovely. Whoever had this bound, likely around the turn of the 20th century, also had a hand-calligraphed title page created which reads in Gothic letters, "Original Manuscript / Suggestions for Vignettes / For his / 'Echoes from the Sabine Farm." This collection was privately published in 1891 in New Rochelle, New York, and is a parody of Horace's Odes; in 1893 A.C. McClurg and Company published a trade edition. This manuscript consists of a list of 45 numbered subject ideas, starting with "1 -- A bough in leaf, from which is suspended a garland of roses" and ending with "45 -- Two little children singing from the same book." A few others at random: "8 -- Cupid scourging a maiden with a cat-o'-nine tails," "17 -- A birds-eye view of Chicago," "24 -- A smiling babe swinging from a crescent moon," "31 -- A mouse about to enter a baited trap," "38 -- An owl perched beside a tiny sparrow and regarding it yearningly," "42 -- A Roman in a hammock with his head bandaged up." Most unusual and handsome. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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        Eric Brighteyes

      London: Longmans, 1891. London: Longmans,, 1891. Original green cloth with gilt titles to spine and upper cover. Housed in a dark green cloth solander box made by The Chelsea Bindery. Stevenson's Vailima bookplate signed by his secretary, Isabel Strong, to the front pastedown. Seventeen full page woodcuts by Lancelot Speed. A good copy with some wear to the edges and minor splitting to the cloth. Front hinge fragile and a little worming to the preliminary pages. First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed to Robert Louis Stevenson seven days after publication. "To Robert Louis Stevenson, with the author's best regards, 20 May 91". An excellent association between the two great adventure writers of the age. Haggard's first, and most successful, adventure novel, King Solomon's Mines, was written as a consequence of reading Stevenson's just published Treasure Island: "I read in one of the weekly papers a notice of Stevenson's 'Treasure Island' so laudatory that I procured and studied that work, and I was impelled by its perusal to try to write a book for boys" (Haggard, The Days of My Life). On receipt of a copy, Stevenson immediately wrote introducing himself to Haggard. Shortly afterwards Stevenson wrote, "Further reflection on King Solomon's Mines makes me think you are one who gets up steam slowly... My case is the reverse, I always begin well, and often finish languidly or hurriedly..." Apparently the two never met, although they enjoyed a lengthy and varied correspondence, commenting with their mutual friend Andrew Lang upon each other's books and other works of the time.

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      , 1891. 1891. first edition. Amazing GraceCricket's First SuperstarEdition De LuxeGRACE, W.G. Cricket. Bristol / London: J.W. Arrowsmith / Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., 1891. Crown Quarto Edition de Luxe, limited to 652 copies (plus ten Presentation copies), each signed by the author, this being no. 409. Quarto (9 3/4 x 7 3/8 in; 248 x 188 mm). xii, 512 pp. Forty-five full page black and white illustrations, including frontispiece. Publisher's original half black roan over black cloth, with title and author's facsimile signature in gilt. Beveled boards. Professionally rebacked to original design, as usual; the inexpensive leather used by the publisher has not worn well on most of the surviving De Luxe copies. Top edge gilt. A clean and attractive copy."Dr. William Gilbert Grace was by common consent the greatest and most attractive figure that ever appeared on the cricket field. In his all-round mastery of the game, in the length of years during which he stood far above all rivals, in the amazing sum total of his cricketing achievements, and by no means least of all in the popular interest he excited, no cricketer, living or dead, has ever approached him, and it is doubtful if any ever will" (Obituary, The Guardian, Oct. 15, 1915).William Gilbert Grace (1848-1915) was an English amateur cricketer who was a key figure in the development of the sport and is widely acknowledged as one of the greatest players of all time. Universally known as "W.G," he played first-class cricket for a record-breaking forty-four seasons, from 1865 to 1908. Grace dominated the sport, and his technical innovations and enormous influence left a lasting legacy. He excelled at all the essential skills but his batting won him the most renown; he is considered to have invented modern batsmanship. His level of cricket expertise was unparalleled. In many tributes Grace was referred to as "The Great Cricketer." H S Altham, for one, described him as "the greatest of all cricketers." John Arlott summed him up as "timeless" and 'the greatest (cricketer) of them all.' CLR James, in his classic work Beyond a Boundary, included a four-chapter section, "W.G.: Pre-Eminent Victorian,' of some sixty pages. He declared Grace "the best-known Englishman of his time" and wrote of cricket as "the game he (Grace) transformed into a national institution." During Grace's lifetime his public recognition was equaled only by Queen Victoria and William Gladstone.

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        Reichtum. Erzählung. Separat-Abdruck aus der "Modernen Rundschau". Halbmonatschrift. Herausgegeben von J. Joachim und C. M. Kafka.

      Wien, Druck von Carl Steinhardt, (1891).. 4°. 23 SS. Spät. Pp. mit Titelschildchen a.d. Vorderdeckel (etw. lichtrandig).. Selten, als Separatabdruck mit Sicherheit nur in sehr kleiner Auflage gedruckt.- Als Erstdruck in: Moderne Rundschau, III. Jahrgang, 11. und 12. Heft, 1891.- Papier gebräunt.

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        Landschaft am frischen Haff. Bleistift und weiße Kreide.

      1890er Jahre.. Signiert "Prof. Emil Neumann" und bezeichnet "Ostpreußen". Auf bräunlichem Bütten. 27,6 x 41 cm.. Voll ausgeführte Landschaftszeichnung. - Der Landschafts- und Marinemaler E. Neumann studierte an der Königsberger Kunstakademie bei August Behrendsen und anschließend in Kassel bei August Bromeis, desssen Nachfolge er antrat. Seit 1891 war er Professor an der Akademie in Kassel. - Wenige Braunfleckchen.

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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        Populäre Vorträge und Reden. Autorisierte Übersetzung nach der 2. Auflage des Originals. Band 1: Konstitution der Materie. (Mehr nicht erschienen).

      Mayer & Müller, Berlin 1891. 2 Bl., VIII, 342 Seiten mit 56 Holzschnittabbildungen. Halbleder der Zeit.. Gering berieben, Kanten beschabt. Etwas gebräunt. Gutes Exemplar. - William Thomson (1824-1907), später Lord Kelvin, war einer der herausragenden Physiker des 19. Jahrhunderts. Er führte u.a. die nach ihm benannte Kelvin-Skala ein.. Inhalt: Kapillaranziehung, Elektrische Masseinheiten, Maxwells sortierender Dämon, Wellentheorie des Lichts u.a. Von dem dreibändigen Werk "Popular Lectures and Addresses" ist auf Deutsch nur dieser erste Band erschienen. Erste u. einzige Ausgabe. Selten.

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        A Text Bookof the Science of Brewing

      E. & F. N. SPON, STRAND, LONDON 1891 - based upon a Course of Six Lectures, delivered by E.R. Moritz at the Finsbury Technical College of the City and Guilds of London Institute; with plates and illustrations; bookplate on fep; shelfworn and edgeworn; small tears on top/bottom spine and corners; gilt titles on front and spine; bumped corners; ; text separated from binding due to age; cracked front and back hinges; browning pages DATE PUBLISHED: 1891 EDITION: 534 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dictionnaire universel de cuisine et d?hygiène alimentaire - Modification de l?homme par l?alimentation

      Paris, 1891. 4 volumes In / 4 demi - chagrin rouge, dos à nerfs à fleurons et titres dorés, illustrations in - texte, 1931 p. Rares rousseurs. Fruit de dix années de travail, cet ouvrage répertorie par ordre alphabétique recettes, moyens réfrigérants, végétaux... bref, tout ce qui a un rapport avec l?alimentation de l?homme. Vicaire col. 356 pour la première édition de 1883. relié Bon état

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      Published by George Routledge & Sons Ltd., 1891. Published by George Routledge & Sons Ltd., 1891. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good. Illustrated by Caldecott, Randolph. Very good condition with no wrapper. Complete Edition. Very large (and heavy) oblong format. Blue cloth, gilt titles. All edges gilt. Colour illustrations. Limited to 1250 copies. Spine and corners bumped. Slight rubbing to cover edges. Some light foxing and fingering else contents clean. There is a light vertical crease to the front endpaper. This is copy no. 98. [R]

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        Praktisches Handbuch der Papier-Fabrikation,

      Berlin, Verlag der Papier-Zeitung, 1891-1897.. Zweite umgearbeitete und vergrösserte Ausgabe, 2 Bände, mit einer Farbtafel, 5 gefalteten Tafeln und zahlreichen Abbildungen, [1] (8) 852 Seiten; [2] VIII 853-1769 (1) XVIII Seiten, 4°, braunes OHldr auf 5 Bünden mit Rückenvergoldung.. Schönes Exemplar

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