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        Intentions: The Decay of Lying; Pen Pencil and Poison; The Critic as Artist; The Truth of Masks

      New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1891. Hardcover. Good. FIRST US EDITION. New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1891. 258 pp. Light pink cloth with yellow lettering.(Printed from the English sheets but less common than the English issue; one of only 600 unnumbered copies for American sale.) Good+ condition hardcover. No jacket. Clean pages, generally bright. Spine faded, wear at head and foot. Former owner's name on front end paper, dated 1894; bookplate on paste down.First edition in book form of some of Irish poet and writer Oscar Wilde's most famous critical essays, revised from their publication in periodicals.

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        Le cidre et le poiré (2e année) (2 volumes)

      Imprimerie du journal de l'Orne 1891 - Deux volumes in-4 (17x26 cm), reliés demi-toile émeraude à la Bradel, fleuron sur les dos, pièces de titre collées aux dos, couvertures conservées, 2e année (1890-1891) de la revue mensuelle des intérêts pomologiques paraissant à Argentan (Orne), honoré de sept médailles d'argent, cette revue est rédigée par un groupe de savants, de professeurs, d'agriculteurs, de pépiniéristes, de propriétaires, de publicistes, etc., secrétaire de rédaction : F. Müller ; coiffes et coins à peine frottés, toile légèrement frottée, bel état pour ces deux volumes. Le cidre et le poiré [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        With Sack and Stock in Alaska

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co. 1891, 1st Edition. () xi,158pp. +16pp. (publisher's catalogue dated ca 1890). Very good. Small Octavo in original blue cloth. 2 folding maps. Upper corners and foot of spine slightly bumped else a clean, tight copy of a scarce title. Neate B172; Tourville 678; Wickersham 4935. Account of the attempt on Mt. St. Elias in 1888 by the British diplomat and member of the Alpine Club, Horatio George Broke (1861-1932).

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        Map of the defences Charleston City and Harbor in 1863 and 1864

      1891 - A map issued as part of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies. This compilation of all Civil War battle maps was completed in 1891 and continues to be the definitive source of Civil War battle history. Stunning archival framing.

      [Bookseller: Art Source International Inc.]
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        A Catalogue of the Manuscripts and Printed Books collected by Thomas Brooke, F.S.A. and preserved at Armitage Bridge House, near Huddersfield

      [Compiled by Gilbert Ifold Ellis]. Vignette on each title, illus. & plans. Two vols. Thick 8vo, orig. printed boards (spines a little discolored as usual), t.e.g., others uncut. London: Ellis and Elvey, 1891. Limited to 100 copies only, printed on fine paper by the Chiswick Press for private circulation only. Presentation copy, inscribed by Brooke "To G.I. Ellis Esq. with many thanks for his labour in the preparation of these volumes, from Th. Brooke." Ellis, owner of Ellis & Elvey, was Brooke's principal book dealer. This was a large and distinguished library, especially notable for the group of 170 fore-edge paintings and decorated vellum covers painted by Cesare Vecellio on books from the celebrated Pillone Library. For a full account, see A.R.A. Hobson's article in The Book Collector (Spring 1958) on the history and importance of the Pillone Library. Nice set with the bookplates of Ellis and Major J.R. Abbey (with his characteristic acquisition note on the rear endpaper). ❧ De Ricci, pp. 167-68. .

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        Principles of Economics

      London & New York: Macmillan,, 1891. Octavo. Original publisher's cloth, spine ruled and lettered gilt. Lightly worn, upper corner of upper board repaired, front endpapers renewed, half-title removed. Lightly browned with marks to title. Second edition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Fruit Grower's Guide. With Illustrations by Miss May Rivers

      London: J. S. Virtue & Co., [1891-94]. Thick 4to, 3 vols., bound as one, 344; 344; 363pp., 43 coloured plates as called for, orig. cloth, extremities rubbed, all edges gilt.

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        Poems by Emily Dickinson

      London: James R Osgood. G+ : in Good plus condition without dust jacket. Rebound. Cover lightly bumped and marked. Slight spotting to page ends.Teg. 1891. First UK Edition. Brown hardback cloth cover. 180mm x 110mm (7" x 4"). xiv, 158pp. .

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        Cuisine Italienne ou cent recettes choisies à l'usage des amateurs et des cuisiniers.

      Librairie Audot Lebroc et Cie successeurs 1891 - Paris, Librairie Audot Lebroc et Cie successeurs, 1891. In 12 de [2]-99pp., reliure en pleine toile orange postérieure récente, pièce de titre de maroquin noir, titre doré sur la longueur, couverture originale conservée, deux petites taches sur les marges des deux premiers feuillets, intérieur très frais, grandes marges, rare, bon et bel exemplaire. Ferdinando Grandi fut le chef cuisinier de Monsieur le Marquis de Montaynard ainsi que du Prince Anatole Demidoff, il est l'auteur de ''La Gastronomie Princière''. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Defences of Norumbega and a Review of the Reconnaissances of Col. T. W. Higginson, Professor Henry W. Haynes, Dr. Justin Winsor, Dr. Francis Parkman, and Rev. Dr. Edmund F. Slater

      Boston And New York, Houghton, Mifflin And Company 1891 - Description: iv, 84 p. : front., plates, maps (partly fold. ) ; 26 x 34 cm. Subjects: America --Discovery and exploration --Norse. Author's presentation copy with additional manuscript and photographic ephemera (from the author) loosely inserted An exceptional copy in the original gilt-blocked green buckram-covered bevelled boards. Particularly and uncommonly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. 2 Kg. 84 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Life's Handicap; Being Stories of Mine Own People

      London: Macmillan, 1891. First. hardcover. near fine. 352pp., 55pp. ads. Thick 8vo, artfully bound in dark olive green morocco; gilt-lettered spine with raised bands & floral devices stamped in gilt and red on covers and spine; original wrappers bound-in at rear. Inner dentelles, uncut edges, t.e.g. London: Macmillan and Co., 1891. First edition. Near fine.

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        FRANCAIS ET ALLEMANDS - HISTOIRE ANECDOTIQUE DE LA GUERRE DE 1870-1871 - EN 4 TOMES - Tome 1 : Niederbronn, Wissembourg, Froeschwiller, Châlons, Reims, Buzancy, Beaumont, Mouzon, Bazeilles, Sedan - Tome 2 : Sarrebruck, Spickeren .

      GARNIER FRERES 1891 - R240053243: 952 + 952 + 978 + 960 pages - plats et contre plats marbrés - coins frottés - titre + auteur + tomaison + filés dorés - 121 gravures en couleurs ( dont 1 en frontispice) (dessins dans le texte, cartes et plans) dans chaque tome. Tome 1 : Niederbronn, Wissembourg, Froeschwiller, Châlons, Reims, Buzancy, Beaumont, Mouzon, Bazeilles, Sedan - Tome 2 : Sarrebruck, Spickeren, la retraite sur Metz, Pont-à-Mousson, Borny - Tome 3 : Gravelotte, Rézonville, Vionville, Mars-la-Tour, Saint-Marcel, Flavigny , les lignes d'Amanvillers - Saint Privat - Sainte Marie aux chênes - Montigny la Grange - Moscou - Saint Hubert - Le point du jour - Tome 4 : l'investissement de Metz - la journée des dupes - Servigny - Noisseville - Flanville - Nouilly - Coincy - le blocus de Metz - peltre - Mercy le Haut - Ladonchamps - la capitulation. In-4 Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Plats abîmés. Dos frotté. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 944.0811-Guerre et révolution de 1870/1871 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Ile Mysterieuse

      Hetzel 1891 - Very good in original bright red cloth covered boards with full color illustration and gilt stamped detailing. The Hetzel Collection, 1891. French edition. In wonderful condition for its age. Slight rubbing and bending on edges and at spine; minor foxing or darkening. Binding is separated from front cover and spine. Very small stickers form previous owner is affixed to front paste down page, and name is handwritten on the opposite free endpage. Comes housed in a custom slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Early Days and Men of California

      Oakland, Ca.: Pacific Press Publishing Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1891. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Harcover. First Edition. Book has light wear, else Very Good condition. 1891. Previous owners name and date fron 1891 on blank page in front. Floral design endpapers. 406 pages. Pacific Press Publishing Company. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 406 pages .

      [Bookseller: Book Gallery // Mike Riley]
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        New Facts and Figures Concerning Southern California, Including the Actual Experience of Individual Producers. Published by A. Phillips & Co., From Material Furnished by the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce.

      Evening Express Company, Printers, 1891 - 8vo. 9 1/4 x 5 7/8 inches. 33, [ads 16] pp. List of officers, Directors, and Committees of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, he first 13 pages of text list the various agriculture products of Los Angeles County, the volume and value, list of frequently asked questions of the Chamber of Commerce by prospective immigrants, discussion of the Chamber of Commerce and its exhibition hall, a section on the City of Los Angeles, and a section of Miscellanea which looks a little farther afield in Southern California, ads, some illustrated with woodcuts; text clean, unmarked, paper toned. Brown printed wrappers; binding square and tight, extremities chipped without loss to text. SCARCE. Faint "A. Phillips & Co., Rock Island, California Excursions, 296 Washington St., Boston Mass." on front cover. Very Good. "For Gratuitous Distribution." Although Phillips & Co. had been active promoters of Los Angeles and Southern California for many years in 1891, the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce had only formed in 1888. This book dwells "principally upon the agricultural products of the country in the form of actual experience of settlers. In addition to this feature, which forms the principal subject of the book, there will be found a carefully selected list of questions and answers about this section, articles relating tot the Chamber of Commerce and its permanent exhibit, a description of the City of Los Angeles, its business prospects and its advantages for health and home comfort, railroad and harbor statistics and miscellaneous matter." Worldcat lists 13 holdings: LAPL, UCLA, Autry, Huntington, Claremont, UC Berkeley, CA Hist Soc., CA State Library, out of state. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        A Ride to India Across Persia and Baluchistan

      London : Chapman and Hall . Very Good . 1891 . 1st Edition . Hardback . .

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        Journal D'Un Voyage en Arabie [1883-1884]. Publie par La Societe Asiatique et La Societe de Geographie sous les Auspices du Ministere de Instruction Publique. Avec Atlas

      Paris Imprimerie Nationale. Ernest Leroux, Editeur 1891. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Paper cover edge chipped and spine with end wear. Contents firm and bright. Uncut First Edition Paperback 280mm x 180mm (11" x 7"). xii, 778pp;. Maps and fold out plates.

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        Exhibition of Bookbindings.

      lxi pp., 1 lv., 132 pp. Modern brown cloth with original titles from front board laid down. First edition. Illus. with color folding frontis & CXIII (i.e. 114) plates. (111 colored), each plate with guard sheet with descriptive letterpress. Breslauer, The Uses of Bookbinding Literature, pp. 25 & 31. A lavishly illustrated catalogue of a comprehensive loan exhibition of nearly nine hundred decorated bindings from some of Britian's foremost institutions and collectors. A useful but by now somewhat scarce record. A near fine copy.

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        [Broadside]: Grand Military Entertainment by St. Joseph's College Battalion, Wednesday Eve, Nov. 18, in The College Auditorium

      [No place - Rensselaer, Indiana: St. Joseph's College?. 1891?]. Broadside. Approximately 8.5" x 11.75". Old folds, small tears and nicks, old and small pencil name ("Lizzie"), very good. No publishing information, our best guess (and it is a guess, but based on some provenance) is that this broadside is from St. Joseph's College of Indiana, which was founded in 1889 by the Missionaries of the Precious Blood as a secondary school to educate Native Americans. OCLC locates no copies. .

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        The Works Of Bret Harte

      Leipzig: Bernard Tauchnitz, 1891. Half calf and marbled boards. Fine condition.. The Tauchnitz Edition published in 27 volumes over a six year period between the years 1885 -1891. This set is beautifully bound in the publisher's uncommon half tan calf with marbled boards and end papers. Condition is excellent. Occupies 21 inches (53 cm) on the shelf. Height of each volume is 6 1/2 inches (16.5 cm). Picture available on request.

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      James H. Earle, Boston 1891 - First printing of this very scarce book by African-American author Emma Dunham Kelley. Brown cloth with black decoration and bright gilt on spine and front cover. Floral endpapers. 1891 on title page. Owner name pencilled on front endpaper "From Grandma, Dec. 25th 1891." There is some wear at top and bottom spine and spine is cocked. Paper browned as usual. Back cover has some discoloration. Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      The Century Company 1891 Volume one shows wear to extremities and a bookplate to front pastedown. Binding not tight. Ink markings to rear endpaper. Volume two shows wear to extremities. Front hinge started. Small bookseller's sticker to rear endpaper. A few pages uncut ; A look at Siberia when it was even more remote & mysterious than it is now. top edges gilt ; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 409,575 pages

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        The Strand Magazine, Vol. II, July - December 1891, Vol. III, January - June, 1892 / The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes complete in 12 stories

      London: The Strand. 1891-1892. Hardcover. Very Good. 2 volumes in original blue pictorial cloth gilt, tall 8vo, very good sharp copies with only minimal wear to bindings and moderate foxing to text, endpapers and foredges. A splendid set collecting the greatest of the Sherlock Holmes stories with illustrations by Paget. These first twelve stories were later collected in 1892 as "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" - includes A Scandal in Bohemia, Five Orange Pips, Red-Headed League, Copper Beeches, Blue Carbuncle, and Speckled Band, and several other noteworthy classic stories. RARE in this condition.

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        A lost god

      By Francis W. Bourdillon. With illustrations By H.J. Ford. London, Elkin Mathews At the sign of the Bodley head In Vigo Street, 1891. Super Roy.8vo; three pairs of fine photogravure plates by Dawsons after Ford, printed on India paper and laid on, each of the three illustrations in two states, arranged in facing pairs separated with inserted laid-paper guard (not included in collation); leaf of Notes with printer’s imprint and device on verso at end; pp.58+[ii]; quarter deep crimson reversed sheep ruled and lettered gold on spine, diagonally fine ribbed grey-green cloth sides; a.e. uncut. Sheep unobtrusively repaired at head and tail of spine, and a little rubbed in places, with loss of date and rule at tail; slight marking to cloth of sides; otherwise a nice copy of a book not calculated to survive well because of the delicacy of the sheep. One of an edition limited to 50 copies on Large Paper (the ordinary edition, of which there were 500 copies, being demy 8vo). Printed on Dutch hand-made paper at the Chiswick Press. There is no list of illustrations, but they are bound in between pp.[10] and [11], [28] and [29], and [46] and [47]. The spine appears to be lettered and ruled in real gold. Nelson, ‘Early Nineties’, 26. All books listed by Robert Temple are first editions unless otherwise stated.

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        The YEAR Of MIRACLE. A Tale of the Year One Thousand Nine Hundred

      London:: George Routledge & Sons,. 1891.. 5" x 7 5/8". 1st edition (Bleiler [rev], p. 105). 191 pp + 6 pp publisher advert @ rear.. Lt blue cloth with black lettering & front-board design. Gilt spine lettering.. VG (some extremity wear/sp darkened/avg soiling to lt blue cloth).. Futuristic novel where Britian suffers a devastating plague, only to be rescued by Mother Nature. Somewhat uncommon title, not in Wolff. . Tailpieces.

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        Facsimile of the Original Manuscript of The Book of Common Prayer. Signed by Convocation December 20th 1661, and Attached to the Act of Uniformity, 1662 [13 & 14 Charles 2. Cap.4]

      London Eyre & Spottiswoode and C. J Clay & Sons 1891. G+ : in Good condition plus with marbled eps. Some soiling to vellum and light corner wear to lower board. Details of previous owner on Contents VG. Aeg Facsimile Edition Vellum cover with internal dentelles 390mm x 160mm (15" x 6"). 544pp; 11pp. Bound by J. Larkins.

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      American Book Company, 1891. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good +. American Book Company, 1891. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good +. Navy boards with black stamped title, gilt title on spine. Oregon Edition with supplement from page 225 to 260. An excellent book that is still reprinted per verbatim and used in schools today.*****1891 First Edition*****

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        AN ASIENS KUSTEN UND FURSTENHOFEN. Tagebuchblätter von der Reise Sr.Maj. Schiffes "Fasana" und über den Aufenthalt an asiatischen Höfen in den Jahren 1887, 1888 und 1889.:

      Hölzel s Verlag,, Wien 1891 - (Codice EK0334) In 8º (27 cm) XII-732 pp. German text, blackletter. The voyage of the corvette "Pheasant" from Pola through Suez, India, south-est Asia, China and Japan. Travel journal written by the vice admiral of the Austro-Hungarian Navy Leopold von Jedina, illustrated with 1 color folding map (62x33 cm) and 262 b/w original photographs (65 full-page) by the duke Leopold Ferdinand, lieut. E.Hermann and count Bissingen-Nippenburg. Brown cloth, gilted title with the wrong author's name "Fedina" on spine. A mint copy, internally as new, perfectly preserved. Euro 400 ~ Tutti i libri subito disponibili. Descrizioni precise, consegna rapida con imballaggio solido. All books are in stock in fine conditions or described meticulously. Very safe packaging ~

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        Antonia - Le Chavalier du passé - La Fin d?Antonia

      1891 - Paris, Vanier, 1891, 1892, 1893. 3 vol. 120 x 195 mm, 73, 121 et 103 pp. un vol. broché et 2 vol. en demi percaline, pièce de titre, titre doré, date en pied, fleuron. Reliures signées Paul Vié. EDITIONS ORIGINALES et collection complète des 3 volumes qui forme "La Légende d'Antonia". Les deux premiers volumes sont reliés furent reliés à l'époque par Paul vié et comporte un envoi autographe signé: "A Madame Alphonse Daudet, en souvenir - tout de gratitude - de la représentation du 20 avril. Edouard Dujardin" "A Madame Alphonse Daudet, en respectueux et dévoué hommage, Edouard Dujardin"Il comporte aussi le tampon de la bibliothèque d'Alphonse Daudet. Le dernier volume est truffé du rare programme de la pièce imprimé sur Hollande. Précieuse provenance.

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      Imprenta de Luis Aguado, Madrid 1891 - edición original.- 592 páginas .- Obra dividida en 3 partes :Vida de Don Diego de Alvear , Documentación y apéndices , Informes y obras de Don Diego de Alvear .- Interesante encuadernación en pergamino . Para la cual se ha utilizado la hoja de un antiguo libro manuscrito español , lomo liso con dorados,corte superior de páginas dorado ( encuadernación de Pavillet Wilt .-Paris ).- dedicado por un descendiente de la autora , Gomez de la Cortina .- Buen ejemplar .- Oferta Especial: La Librería Magnasco ofrece por tiempo limitado un descuento del 10% en todo su inventario. All items discounted by 10%. Precio original de este ejemplar / Original price of this book: 600 euros.

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        Geschichte der Stadt Jülich insbesondere des früheren Gymnasiums zu Jülich. (4 Teile, alles), I. Teil: Die Particularschule 1571 - 1664. Teil II: 1660 (1664) - 1742. Teil III: 1742 - 1815. Teil IV: MIt dem Stadtbild von J. Ch. Leopold.

      Jülich, Druck und Verlag Fischer, 1891 - 1897. - 295, VI, 322, VIII, 341 und VI, IV 358 Seiten Im ersten Band noch mit dem Untertitel "in drei Teilen", Band vier dann "in vier Teilen". Rücken mit Resten von Aufklebern, erste 3 Teile Buchblock papierbedingt gedunkelt Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2400 23 cm, Original-Halbleineneinband

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        The Chronicles of Barsetshire (8 Volumes Complete)

      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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      - Por? Edição publicada por deliberação da Academia Real das Sciencias de Lisboa dirigida e annotada pelo Conde de Ficalho Socio effectivo da mesma academia. Imprensa Nacional. Lisboa. 1891-1895. Obra em 2 volumes. De 22x16 cm. Com xxii-384-443 pags. Encadernações da época inteiras de pele marmoreada e com lombadas artisticamente roladas por nervos com ferros a ouro. Exemplar aparado apenas à cabeça. Location/localizacao: 6-3-G-3

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      Paris, Tresse & Stock 1891 - Livre d'occasion 19,4 x 13,7 cm, demi-maroquin cerise à coins, dos à nerfs, tête dorée, couvertures et dos conservés, étui (rel. signée Noulhac), faux-titre, titre, 441 pp., 1 f. n. ch. Réf. bibliographiques : Clouzot, 156. Condition : Edition originale. L'un des 10 ex. num. imprimés sur Hollande (seul grand papier après 10 ex. sur Japon). Bien établi par Noulhac. Le titre le plus recherché de l'auteur avec À Rebours. Très rare en grand papier. 500g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Svaghi artistici femminili. Ricami. Pizzi. Gioielli. Ventagli. Specchi e vetri di Murano.

      Subject: (Pizzi & merletti, ecc.). Milano, Hoepli, 1891, 8vo grande, bella legatura artistica editoriale, piatti in cartoni rigidi incisi, scritte in argento, dorso rifatto, pp. 348 con XVI tavole (una cromolito) e LXXXI figure intercalate n.t. E' la, assai rara, prima edizione di opera bellissima.

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        The Cabinet Portrait Gallery Reproduced from Original Photographs by W & D Downey. Second Series

      London Cassell & Co Ltd 1891. VG : in very good condition. Spine scuffed with end wear. Teg Reprint Quarter-leather cover 260mm x 200mm (10" x 8"). 96pp. 36 b/w plates mounted on card. Contents comprise 36 mounted portrait plates of notable personalities and royalty from late Victoria Society with accompanying biographical details. Subjects include The Princess of Wales, Sir Charles Russell, Madame Nordica, Mr Bret Harte, Mr George du Maurier, Miss Emily Faithfull, Lord Derby, Mrs Kendall Lady Charles Beresford, Mr Oscar Wilde, and Viscount Cranbrook.

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        PUCK MAGAZINE--1891-1892 24V ISSUES --22 COMPLETE


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        The Great Earthquake of Japan October 28th, 1891, Being a Full Description of the Disasters Resulting from the Recent Terrible Catastrophe, Taken from the Accounts in the "Hyogo News" by its Special Correspondent, and from other Sources

      Published by The Hyogo News, Kobe 1891 - , xviii, 47 pages, with frontispiece and 3 plates, 1 page preface by H. Tennant, a scarce book First Edition , lacking paper on spine, cover a little creased and stained, small tears around the edges, prevoius owner's name on front endpaper, otherwise a clean copy in good condition , Olive card covers, with black titles 19.5 x 12 cm Paperback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Elementi di chimica. Traduzione nuovisima di Floriano Caldani sulla terza edizione di Parigi riveduta ed accresciuta dall'autore, coll'aggiunta di molti opuscoli recentissimi dello stesso, e di alcune annotazioni del tra

      Subject: (Chimica - Scienze - Enologia). Venezia, 1891, quattro volumi in-8vo rilegati in mezza tela novecentesca con titoli e fregi dorati ai dorsi, pp. (6)-CIV-342 + 478 + 336 + 523 con 5 tavole sinottiche pi? volte ripiegate in fine al secondo volume irelative a: "Delle sostanze contenute in cento libbre di ciaschedun'acqua minerale e termale d'Italia". Interessanti i trattati nel quarto volume: Analisi..delle quattro specie di allume. Osservazioni sulla fabbrica dell'acetito di rame (verde-rame, verde-eterno, ec.) - Osservazioni sulla fabbrica dell'acetato di rame ossia cristalli di Venere, verderame cristallizzato - Osservazioni sulla necessit? e il modo di coltivare la barilla in Francia - Osservazioni chimiche sull'epidermide - Considerazioni chimiche sull'effetto de' mordenti nel tingere il cotone in rosso - Considerazioni chimiche sull'uso degli ossidi di ferro nella tintura del cotone - Osservazioni sulle differenze che passano fra l'acido acetoso e l'acido acetico - Osservazioni sul modo col quale si rendono fertili le montagne nelle Cevennes - Saggio sul modo di perfezionare le arti chimiche in Francia - Trattato sui vini (di oltre 170 pagine) - Notizia sopra una nuova maniera di imbiancare li pannilini.

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        Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and Other Stories

      G : in good condition without dust jacket. Minor rubbing to covers and with light wear and darkening to spine. External split to lower section of spine. Corners bumped. Endpapers browned. Slight loosening of pages within, First Edition Salmon hardback papered boards 190mm x 130mm (7" x 5"). 168pp.

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      1891. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1891. Original printed yellow wrappers. First Edition of Yeats's third book, following MOSADA (1886) and THE WANDERINGS OF OISIN (1889). Comprising a novella and a short story, this volume earned Yeats forty pounds at a time when he really needed it. Thirteen years later Yeats wrote that this book was "written when I was very young & knew no better."~This was issued as the tenth volume in Unwin's "Pseudonym Library," both in wrappers (as here) and in cloth. Symons (cited by Wade) stated that the first edition, published in November 1891, consisted of 2000 copies, of which 1644 were in wrappers and 356 were in cloth; however, since the first printing is known to have been done by September 1891, and since the British Library deposit copy and at least two presentation copies (all dated November 1891) were from Unwin's "Second Edition" of this work, it is now widely suspected that Symons's 2000-copy figure probably encompassed both the first and second printings. Although there were supposedly four times as many copies issued in wrappers than in cloth, today it is these wrappered copies that we find to be more elusive.~This is a near-fine copy, with the leaves entirely unopened. There is quite minor wrapper soil but scarcely any wear, and the first and last leaves have faint tape-stains. Very scarce in this condition. Wade 4.

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      Grimsby, England: Robinson, Ernest A., (1891). 38pp. Decorated with eight illustrations, seven of which are full-page. Published as "a curiosity," this book was the smallest in the world to be printed from movable type until "Galileo" from the Bros. Salmin in Padua. At the time of publication of Bondy's "Miniature Books," it was still considered to be the smallest English book thus printed. The text contains articles on various curiosities and trivial facts. A very fine copy in a variant deluxe binding of full vellum, ornately titled in silver, red, and black. All edges red. (13/16 by 11/16; 21x18mm).

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        The white company By A

      Conan Doyle Author of ‘Micah Clarke’ In three volumes. London, Smith, Elder, & Co., 15 Waterloo Place, 1891. (All rights reserved). 3 Vols.; blank before half-title, and integral advertisement leaf at end, in volumes two and three; pp.viii+311+[i (blank)]; [2]+vi+302+[ii]; [2]+vi+277+[i (blank)]+[ii]; diagonally fine-ribbed reddish brown cloth, ruled, blocked, and lettered black on front cover, ruled and blocked black, lettered and with short rule, gilt, on spine; t.e. uncut, fore-edges rough trimmed; end-papers printed with a small floral pattern in grey. Insignificant marking of back covers, and a couple of small ink-spots on one spine; poor quality end-papers embrowned (with offsetting, in volume three, onto facing page), and slight cracking at some joints; small chip from blank upper margin of index leaf in volume two, due to careless opening; faint crease affecting front end-paper, blank, and half-title in volume three; otherwise a very nice, bright copy in a custom-made folding box. A family copy, purchased from the library of one of Conan Doyle’s great nephews, but unfortunately without signs of provenance: a copy at any rate that has never seen library use. The author’s own favourite amongst his books. Sadleir, 752; Wolff, 1923; Green & Gibson, A8a. One of a total printing of only 750 copies, the majority of which were sold to the circulating libraries. All books listed by Robert Temple are first editions unless otherwise stated.

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        Improvements in Wind Engines. [British Patent] Number: 19,401. A.D. [Date of Application, 10th Nov., 1891 - Accepted, 12th Dec., 1891].

      London, Darling & Son, 1891. 8vo. Disbound. Stamp to p. 1. 1 p + 1 plate.. Scarce original printed patent for the world's first energy-generating wind-mill, the "Blyth Turbine", being the first wind turbine used to convert wind energy into power.Blyth's seminal invention marked the dawn of wind turbine development. Although previously credited with being the first to use a wind powered machine to generate electricity, it is now an accepted fact that the American inventor Charles Brush came second to Blyth and his wind mill. There were, of course wind mills before the time of Blyth, but these were used to pump water or grind grain, and Blyth's groundbreaking invention, described and patent for the first time here, is the first used to convert wind energy into power. Blyth experimentend, prompted by his friend Lord Kelvin, with three different turbine designs, which ultimately resulted in a 10-meter-high, cloth-sailed wind turbine, which was installed in the garden of his holiday cottage at Marykirk in Kincardineshire. He used the electricity it produced to charge accumulators, and the stored electricity was used to power the lights in his cottage, which thus became the first house in the world to be powered by wind-generated electricity. The wind turbine in Blyth's garden is said to have operated for 25 years."The first person to harness the wind to produce electricity was a Scotsman, James Blyth ('America reaps the wind harvest', 21 August). He first consulted his colleague, Lord Kelvin, about the possibility of using a windmill for the purpose. Kelvin thought it would be possible and urged Blyth to set up a large horizontal windmill at his holiday home in Marykirk near Montrose in 1888. Blyth lit his own house and offered to light the streets of Marykirk, but his offer was not accepted because the villagers thought electricity was the work of the devil. He did, however, provide emergency power for the local asylum." (Price, Trevor J.: James Blyth - Britain's first modern wind power pioneer, Wind Engineering, Volume 29, Number 3, May 2005 , pp. 191-200(10))

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        Tierleben. Allgemeine Kunde des Tierreichs. Neubearbeitete Auflage von Eduard Pechuel-Loesche, Eduard

      Lpz./Wien, Bibliographisches Institut 1891-1893.. 3., gänzlich neubearb. Aufl. 10 Bde. (Komplett!) gr.-8°. insg. ca. 7000 S. Mit 1800 Abb. im Text, 9 Karten u. 180 Taf. (davon 99 Taf in Chromolithogr.) OHLdr. je Bd. m. 2 goldgepr. Rückensch., Tit. v. Bd. 1 m. 1 Fleck. Vorderdeckel v. Bd. 8 etw, berieb. u. 1 Taf. lose. Sonst in sehr gutem Zustand. Nissen IVB 138 - 1. Bd.: Säugetiere I. 2. Bd.: Säugetiere II. 3. Bd.: Säugetiere III. 4. Bd. Vögel: Baumvögel. 5. Bd.: Vögel: Baumvögel, Papageien etc. 6. Bd.: Vögel: Suchvögel etc. 7. B d.: Kriechtiere und Lurche. 8. Bd.: Fische. 9. Bd.: Insekten. 10. Bd.: Niedere Tiere. - Jeder Bd. enthält ein Autoren- u. Sachregister

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        Patience Holt

      London: Richard Bentley, 1891 - First Edition. 3 vols., 8vo. . Publisher's smooth dark blue cloth, covers elaborately stamped in orange and green in peacock feather design, monogram armorial endpapers, gilt spines. Minor foxing, almost fine. Wolff 1535 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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