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        Récréations Mathématiques

      Gauthier-Villars et Fils, Paris 1891 - Rare ouvrage complet de ses 4 volumes. Quelques rousseurs sans agressivité dans le tome I, Tome II superbe, Tome III ett IV très peu de rousseurs. Les reliures sont en très bon état, l'ensemble agréable et comportant quelques os à ronger pour matheux joueurs. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: art et littérature]
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        Humber Yawl Club Year Book

      - . an excellent run of this renowned sailing club journal, including some of the rare very early issues. the collection comprises a continous run from the issue for 1891 through to 1961 (excluding the war years 1940 to 1945, when the journal was not issued). all in the original paper covers and generally condition is very good. The Club was formed in 1883 by canoeists who had decided that the Humber Estuary conditions required heavier and more seaworthy craft, giving birth to the canoe sterned Humber Yawl design, originally an open boat, but by the begining of the 20th-century, fitted with cabin accommodation. Amongst the early designers was Albert Strange, who also contributed the cover design of many of the early 20th-century year books 003 1205 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: McLaren Books Ltd., ABA, PBFA, ILAB]
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        Three etchings by John Sloan for the series of etchings entitled Westminster Abbey

      n.p., N.P. 1891 - 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.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books, ABAA, ILAB]
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        In memory of S. Austin Allibone.

      Siddall Bros., [Philadelphia 1891 - Slim 8vo, 2 p.l., 23 folios (printed on rectos only); mounted photographic frontispiece; front free endpaper detached (but present), some wear at extremities, but generally very good in original olive green cloth, gilt-lettered on upper cover. Bookplate of M[oses] Finzi-Lobo. This copy inscribed "Miss Sergeant with the kind regards of M. H. Allibone," and with 3 autograph letters (totaling 4pp.) signed from S. Austin Allibone to M. Finzi-Lobo tipped in, all concerning mistakes and omissions in Allibone's great Dictionary of Authors; also tipped in is a printed broadsheet of a letter to the N.Y. Tribune, signed (with initials) by S. A. Allibone. "A paper read before the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, December 8th, 1890, by S.D. McConnell, D.D." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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      Philadelphia.: Thos. Birch's Sons, Auctioneers. ... Catalogue, No. 663: "The Final Sale of the Relics of General Washington owned by Lawrence Washington, Esq., Bushrod C. Washington, Esq., Thos. B. Washington, Esq., and J. R. C. Lewis, Esq., Embracing the Most Important Collection Ever Brought Together, of Letters, Deeds, Leases, Legal Documents, Receipts, Bills, Account Books, and Memoranda, Belonging to and Written by General Washington"... iv, 152pp... Published in 1891... Catalogue No. 677: "An Extraordinary Collection of Washington's Letters, Washington Relics, Revolutionary Documents and the Rarest Works on American History also Scarce American Portraits, Maps, and Views... 109, [5]pp...Published in 1891... Catalogue No. 683: "Revolutinary Manuscripts and Portraits"... 4, 172pp... Published in 1892... Catalogue No. 694: "Washinton-Madison Papers Collected and preserved By James Madison"... vii, 284pp... Published 1892... Red cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine... Illustrated with folding plates & facsimiles... Important series of auctions of Washingtoniana and other early Americana... Boards lightly soiled... Ex-Library with few markings as such... First catalogue's title page is partially torn away, but holding... Heavy volume.... First Edition.. Hard Cover.. Very Good -. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

      [Bookseller: Eveleigh Books & Stamps]
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      Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1891, 1892. First edition, and eighth edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 2 Volumes. Small octavo. Half white calf with floral paper boards, the most expensive publisher's "Gift Binding" (Binding C) and the rarest. "Poems: Second Series",1891, is a first edition BAL 4656. "Poems", 1892, is the eighth edition, first state. Myerson A1.1.i Condition of both is VERY GOOD ; both are very well matched in terms of condition, with minor shelf-wear and some darkening to the extremities of the calf. Covers are clean with no damage. Bindings are both tight. Spines are both toned with some craquelure, and the labels are not present except for a scrap of the title label of Poems: Second Series". Bindings are tight and text unmarked, except for a small gift message dated 1897 on the ffep of "Poems". and a previous owner's name and town on that of "Poems: Second Series" in a period copperplate hand. Also, the title pg, tissue guard, and a few pgs of text are lightly foxed, the tissue guard being more deeply foxed. Both books are in a custom-made quarter morocco box, with gray cloth and gilt spine titles. Condition of the box is excellent. Poetry. RGR.

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        Poems by Emily Dickinson

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

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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        IL LIBRO DELLE FATE. Con quaranta disegni di Dore'. Nuova traduz. di Yorick (P.C. Ferrigni).

      Tip. del Corriere della Sera 1891 In-folio (mm. 384x278), legatura edit. con figure a colori (sbiadita e con aloni), pp. 158, magnificamente illustrato dal Doré in 40 tavv. nel testo, inc. su legno, relative alle seguenti fiabe: "Berrettina rossa - Barbazzurra - La Bella al bosco in sonno - Le Fate - Il Gatto calzato - Cenerentola - Riccardin dal Ciuffo - Buchettino - Pelle d'Asino". Cfr. Benezit, IV, p. 683-686: "Gustave Doré (1832-1883) est bien, selon la belle expression de M. Jean Adhémar, "le roi des illustrateurs du romantique Second Empire" - Leblanc ?Cat. oeuvre G. Doré?, p. 277. Con lievi tracce d?uso ma complessivam. esemplare ben conservato.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Malavasi]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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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).

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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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. .

      [Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller, Inc.]
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        Crozet's Voyage to Tasmania, New Zealand SIGNED Ltd Ed.

      London Truslove & Shirley 1891 - First Edition in English translated by Roth. No. 118/500 initialled by the translator. Original publisher's brown buckram, gilt. Bookplate of Stanley Coote, shelf lean else an exceptional clean, fresh bright copy. Complete with all maps and plates. 6 cm handling tear without loss to folding map (which is otherwise exceptional). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: finecopy Ltd]
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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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        Retail Catalogue for 1891. Issued by Thos. H. Chubb, The Fishing Rod Manufacturer, Post Mills, Vermont, Manufacturer of Fishing Rods and Anglers' Supplies.

      - Hartford, Connecticut. A. Mugford Engraver and Printer. 1891. Ninth Edition. 8vo. (9 x 6). 125 pp. plus eight plates showing stunning chromolithographs of artificial flies for trout, lake trout and bass. Text illustrations. Text drawings showing a variety of fishing products offered by the Chubb Company, including a large number rods and rod accessories, reels, hooks, spinners, fly boxes, knives, etc. With eight beautifully rendered color plates showing artificial flies in full nineteenth century splendor. Also stories and essays on tools and tackle by James A. Henshall, bow-fin fishing in the South Slang, salmon fishing, Southern fishing, Curiosities of angling, Sport in Oregon, etc. One of America's premier nineteenth century angling catalogues and this catalogue exceptionally rare issued with colored plates of flies. The 1891 catalogue was the last original Chubb catalogue issued - a fire destroyed the factory in the same year. There were additional catalogues issued using the Chubb company name, however the company was rebuilt and under different ownership from 1891 onward. The book is bound in its original burgundy cloth with gilt titles and front cover gilt illustration. Rare and simply beautiful. Very good.

      [Bookseller: Bruce Cave Fine Books, IOBA.]
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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. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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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]

      [Bookseller: John Howell for Books]
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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. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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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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        Works of Imbert de Saint-Amand

      Scribner's, New York 1891 - Frontispiece, translated by Thomas Sergeant Perry. 15 volumes, 3/4 blue morocco, small 8vo, gilt-decorated spine with raised bands, top edge gilt. New York: Scribner's, 1891. Near fine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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        BACON'S MAP OF THE ENVIRONS OF LONDON 12 MILES AROUND CHARING CROSS. By G. W. Bacon, F.R.G.S. Containing a combined index and conveyance guide. With 100 illustrations and two special maps.

      G. W. Bacon and Co. 127 Strand. [No date but c.1891], London - Large folding, hand-coloured map, dissected and laid on to linen, 31 x 25 inches, showing from Potters Bar to Caterham and Uxbridge to Dartford. Eight page Guide pasted to front pastedown with an advertisement to the map end fold. Preserved within the original plum cloth-covered boards with green, printed paper labels to upper and lower boards, the upper having a vignette view of Alexandra Palace. The linen lining has weakened and at one fold has split. The colouring on this map is particularly vibrant and attractive and it would benefit from relining. TOPOGRAPHY LONDON TOPOGRAPHY LONDON FOLDING MAPS 19TH CENTURY TOPOGRAPHY

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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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