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        SOUVENIR EDITION Of The MEMPHIS EVENING SCIMITAR. October 1891. Pamphlet 6276

      Chicago:: A. Leese & Co. Engravers and Printers,. 1891.. 19" x 15". 1st printing thus. OCLC records only 2 institutional holdings. 56 pp.. Color illustrated printed paper wrappers.. Mild wear to edges and wrappers, chipping to spine. Light soiling to. wrappers, previous owner's signature "Doctor Wahl" and date (17 of. November, 1891) to front wrapper. A VG copy of this rare publication.. A locally published work giving the history of Memphis, as well as local luminaries. . Many intratextual illustrations and photographic images.

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        The Labrador Coast. A Journal of Two Summer Cruises to That Region with Notes on Its Early Discovery, on the Eskimo, on Its Physical Geography, Geology and Natural History

      New York: N. D. C. Hodges, Publisher 1891, 1st Edition. () [8],513pp. Very good. Octavo. Plates from photos by Wm. Bradford, illustrations, and maps ( one folding). Original gilt lettered navy blue cloth. Laid in, a publishers prospectus with review's of the book. A very nice clean copy of the book. Not in A.B.; O'Dea 1057. Includes a bibliography and the results of expeditions to Hudson's Bay by Lieut. A. R. Gordon, and the journeys of Dr. K. R. Koch, and Mr. Randle F. Holme. Presentation copy to the" Rev. Thos. J Packarh with affectionate regards of the author". Very scarce more so inscribed to a family member. Author's Presentation Copy.

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        Bilder aus dem Harz (Titel auf dem Einband)

      Berlin, 1891 -1894. 34 cm. 17 Original-Fotografien (21 x 27 cm im Quer- und Hochformat). Eingelegt in Festeinband, Halbleineneinband-Album der Zeit mit goldgepr. Umschlagtitel - Heidtmann, Bibl. 15671 (vgl.) - Bei der hier vorliegenden privaten Zusammenstellung handelt es sich nicht um drucktechnische Reproduktionen, sondern um fotografische Vervielfältigungen von Aufnahmen des Fotoateliers E. Mertens & Co. Berlin. Die Abbildungen sind unten am Bildrand numeriert und bezeichnet: 1. Wernigerode; 5. Steinerne Renne; 8. Ilsenstein; 14. Wernigerode, Schloß; 40. Kyffhäuser; 51. Nordhausen, Rathaus; 52. Nordhausen, Gehege; 100. Bad Harzburg; 129. Braunlage, Hotel Waldmühle; 144. Brocken; 146. Rabenklippen; 183. Blankenburg; 174. Ilfeld, Talpartie; 185. Schierke; 258. Schnarcherklippe; 322. Ilsenburg, Panorama; 325. Ilsenburg, Hotel zu den roten Forellen. Rückseitig Stempel: "Photographische Aufnahme und Ausführung Dr. E. Mertens & Cie. Berlin W. 62. Gesetzlich geschützt 1895" -

      [Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat]
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        Poems (Second Series.)

      Boston: Roberts Brothers,, 1891. Edited by two of her friends: T. W. Higginson and Mabel Loomis Todd. Small octavo. Publisher's deluxe binding, green cloth backed, white cloth sides, covers decorated with gilt titles, double rule and floral design, all edges gilt. 4 page of facsimile manuscript as frontispiece. Ends and corners slightly rubbed, spine a little dulled, white cloth sides faintly spotted, endpapers toned but otherwise internally fresh; very good condition. First edition, deluxe issue, of Dickinson's second book, published in the year immediately after the first collection.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        A Dissertation on Romance and Minstrelsy

      Glastonbury, UK 1891 - 1st Edition 1891. A limited edition of 400 copies. A Dissertation on Romance and Minstrelsy: To Which Is Appended the Ancient Metrical Romance of Ywaine and Gawin. Very un-common. The softcover book is near very good and quite bright. Soiling to covers and spine. Loss to spine tips. Edges rubbed. Contents very good. Part of a large collection from the library of an Arthurian scholar of King Arthur and the Holy Grail. These books will be listed on ABE in the coming months. They include some very rare and un-common titles. Digital images available upon request. Ref 6495 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lasting Words Ltd]
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        Memoires de General Bon de Marbot [complete set ]

      Librairie Plon, Paris, 1891. 3 vols., 8vo., with 3 fine frontispieces in photogravure (original tissue guards present) and a folding facsimile, some very light foxing (mainly marginal); handsomely bound in red cloth boards, early twentieth century red morocco backs with five raised bands and two compartments lettered in gilt, gilt tops, marbled endpapers, uncut, ALL ORIGINAL PRINTED WRAPPERS PRESERVED, some very light age-wear to extremities else a bright and most attractive set. The set comprises: I: Genes-Austerlitz-Eylau; II: Madrid-Essling-Torres-Vedras; III: Polotsk-La Beresina-Leipzig-Waterloo. Bound as a gifted presentation set for the Convent of the Sacred Heart, Tunbridge Wells, with the donor's neat inscription on front free endpapers. . Catalogs: military: napoleonic wars.

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        Memoires Du General Bon De Marbot - [Complete in 3 Volumes0

      Paris : Plon-Nourrit, 1891. 3rd Edition. Physical desc. : 3 v. : ill. , ports. , facsim. (fold. ) ; 2 cm. Subject: France & Europe - History - 1789-1815. Napoleonic wars. Language: French. Troisieme edition. Half-title: Me´moires du Ge´ne´ral Baron de Marbot. Contents: v. 1. Ge^nes. Austerlitz. Eylau -- v. 2. Madrid. Essling. Torre`s-Ve´dras -- v. 3. Polotsk. La Be´re´sina. Leipzig. Waterloo. Finely bound all in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. An exceptional set - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        A Dictionary of Law Containing, 1st ed, 1891, Black's Law Dictionary

      1891. Black, Henry Campbell [1860-1927]. A Dictionary of Law Containing Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of American and English Jurisprudence, Ancient and Modern Including the Principal Terms of International, Constitutional, and Commercial Law; With a Collection of Legal Maxims and Numerous Select Titles from The Civil Law and Other Foreign Systems. St. Paul: West Publishing Co., 1891. x, 1253 pp. Alphabetic thumb-tabs to fore edge black. Large octavo (10" x 7"). Original law calf, blind rules to boards, raised bands and lettering piece to spine. Moderate rubbing with wear to spine ends and corners, front joint starting at foot, hinges cracked, offsetting to margins of endleaves, minor edgewear to front free endpaper. Light toning to text, internally clean. A solid copy, uncommon in a law-calf binding. * First edition of the standard American law dictionary, which is now in its ninth edition. It contains definitions of the terms and phrases of American and English jurisprudence, ancient and modern (including the principal terms of international, constitutional, and commercial law), a collection of legal maxims and a bibliography of the principal law dictionaries in English and other languages to 1891. Besides its status as a landmark in American legal publishing, the first edition of Black's dictionary is valuable because it offers important insights into the rapid development of American law at the turn of the century. Catalogue of the Library of the Harvard Law School (1909) I:182.

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.]
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      1891. Translated from the French by A. Estoclet. Illustrated by L. Benett. New York: Cassell Publishing Company, n.d. [1891]. Original mint green cloth pictorially decorated in black and gilt. First American Edition (and first edition in English) of this tale involving shipwreck off the coast of Aboriginal Australia.~After her husband John has gone to sea and she loses her only child, San Diego resident Dolly Branican goes mad. When she recovers four years later, she discovers that her husband's ship was lost at sea. As heir to a substantial fortune during her madness, Dolly uses these resources to finance the discovery of the whereabouts of her husband's ship the Franklin, because she doesn't believe he is dead. Years later a clue to the fate of the Franklin is discovered in Australia; Dolly quickly goes there to discover that her husband may still be alive in a remote part of northwestern Australia. [Kytasaari] ~This undated Cassell edition was published in November 1891 -- the first Verne book to be published in America after the July 1, 1891 effective date of the International Copyright Act; Sampson Low's London edition was published a year later, in November 1892. ~This copy is in mint green cloth; we have also had ochre and aqua cloth (no priority). This is a remarkably clean copy, in near-fine condition (one corner bumped, a short nick in the spine head); the front endpaper bears a 1932 signature, and the rear endpaper bears numerous penciled notes dated 1960. Taves & Michaluk V038; Myers 41.

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman]
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        Gypsy Sorcery and Fortune-Telling. Illustrated by Numerous Incantations, Specimens of Medical Magic, Anecdotes and Tales. EDITION LIMITED TO 150 SIGNED AND NUMBERED COPIES

      T Fisher Unwin, 1891. Folio, First Edition thus, on laid paper, with an engraved frontispiece (original tissue guard present) and very numerous illustrations in the text, free endpapers moderately browned; original ivory boards, boards elaborately patterned to a Celtic design in black enclosing title and author lettered in red, backstrip blocked and lettered in red and black, gilt top, uncut, joints moderately rubbed, corners lightly bruised and frayed else a very good, clean copy. EDITION LIMITED TO 150 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR (THIS COPY NO. 111). Very scarce . Catalogs: modern firsts.

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        Twenty-Five Years of Brewing, with an Illustrated History of American Beer

      [New York, The Gast Lithograph & Engraving Company], 1891. 1st Edition. Description: 120 p. Incl. Front. (port. ) illus. 4 tab. 23 cm. Subjects: Brewing industries--United States. Beer. Very good copy in the original title-blocked, decorated cloth. Professionally recased with the original spine laid back; very impressively finished. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Some Mistakes of Moses

      Progressive Publishing Company. Hardcover. 1891. Progressive Publishing Company, London., 192 pages. 10 oz. (Rust Colored Hardcover with blank lettering and design-no dust jacket) Good+ Condition. light edge-wear, light soil spots back cover, inside Text is Clean and Unmarked! Hinges are good. Binding is Tight! Next day Shipping with tracking! Some Mistakes of Moses by Robert G. Ingersoll, The Most Famous Agnostic of His Time! , Religion, Biblio . Good. 1891. 1891 Progressive Publishers Printing Edition.

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

      London, Ward, Lock, Bowden, & Co., 1891, 1891. SECOND ENGLISH EDITION, being the first fully illustrated edition. 8vo., pp. 224 + (24) catalogue. Printed on high quality paper. Bound in publisher's quarter scarlet cloth, gilt titles to spine, beige buckram boards titled in red, patterned end-papers. With several black and white in-text and full page illustrations. Moderate wear, sunned to backstrip with some fraying at ends, boards are quite bright, some aspine lean, owner name to pastedown, text block a little shaken in the case, otherwise internally clean. A very good copy. The publication of 'A Study In Scarlet' is as follows; The first appearance was in Beeton's Christmas Annual, [November 1897] FIRST EDITION (in book form, with six line drawings) published July 1888 (reprinted March 1889). SECOND EDITION (with 40 illustrations) published December 1891. NB; Confusingly, the second edition has a printed leaf noting the edition as the 'Third Edition, Illustrated'. This is because the Beeton's Annual is listed as the first edition, thus the 'first' edition of 1888 becomes their 'Second edition' and the second becomes the 'third'. The bibliography as set out above is correct; the Beeton 'edition' being an appearance, and not the first edition in book form. The same rule applies to other Sherlockian titles such as 'The Sign of Four', (which first appeared in Lippincott's Monthly) and 'The Hound of the Baskervilles' (first appearing in the Strand Magazine). De Waal. Green & Gibson [A1c]. Listed in '100 Books That Shaped World History' [Raftery, 2002].

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Uranornis rubra [Red Bird of Paradise]

      London: Taylor & Francis for Henry Sotheran & Co., 1891-98. Hand-coloured lithograph by William Hart after John Gould, printed by Mintern Brothers. Very good condition. 22 5/16 x 15 3/16 inches. A beautiful print from Sharpe's 'Monograph of the Paradiseidae, or Birds of Paradise, and Ptilonorhynchidae, or Bower Birds'. Sharpe's work on the most spectacular of all bird families depicts the birds of paradise in all their glowing splendor, whilst the bower birds are pictured with their elaborately constructed "bowers", surrounded by the shells, bones and other small found objects with which they decorate the bower thresholds in an instinctive attempt to provide the finest backdrop to their highly elaborate courtship displays. R. Bowdler Sharpe was John Gould's assistant for many years and was the only man knowledgeable enough and sufficiently attuned to the famous ornithologist's vision to complete several of his works. Sharpe's comments in his monograph strike a chord with contemporary feelings on the preservation of endangered species. Writing of the then current fashion for decorating women's hats with the feathers of rare Birds of Paradise, he concludes 'What will be said in the future by the civilized world and its scientific investigators when they find that we had the chance of learning the habits of these extraordinary birds, and allowed them to pass out of existence for the adornment of our women-folk, with scarcely a word of protest'. Fine Bird Books (1990) p.142; Nissen IVB 865; Whittel p.663; Wood p.565; Zimmer p.581.

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        TEN YEARS IN EQUATORIA AND THE RETURN WITH EMIN PASHA. Translated from the Original Italian Manuscript by The Hon. Mrs. J. Randolph Clay Assisted by Mr. I. Walter Savage Landor

      London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1891. 2 volumes. Scarce first edition. With roughly 150 illustrations, color plates, and 4 folding maps in pocket at rear of Volume I. 8vo, original patterned brick-red cloth, adorned with lettering in gilt and black on the spines and upper covers, elaborately decorated with all-over pictorial designs stamped in gilt, black and silver on the upper covers. xxi, 376; xv, 347 pp. An uncommonly nice and well preserved set, the attractive decorated cloth bright and unfaded with only very minor shelf rubbing or light edge wear, very small split to cloth at the upper shoulder of Volume I, internally quite near fine, the occasional toning or spotting much less than is typical. SCARCE FIRST EDITION WELL PRESERVED IN ORIGINAL DECORATED CLOTH. “Send me a young man, preferably an officer in the army, well acquainted with the art of drawing maps”, with this letter from Gessi Pasha began Captain Casati’s ten year adventure in Africa. During his years there he experienced imprisonment, a sentence to death and daring escape. He also was well known among such African luminaries of the day as Emin Pasha and Henry Stanley. This account, taken from his manuscripts and letters, was somewhat late in publication because his early paper had been stolen by King Chua and had to be rewritten from memory and because Casati remained in Africa for some time to nurse the ailing Pasha. A memorable and historically valuable addition to the African genre.

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.]
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      Published by Henry And Co., 1891. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good. Illustrated by Weir, Harrison. Very good condition with no wrapper. Green cloth, gilt titles. B/w photo portrait frontis of Henty. 22 b/w illustrations by Weir. A natural history book in a series of essays. The Whitefriars Library of Wit & Humour Second Series. Corners bumped and rubbed. Top and tail of spine bumped and rubbed. Rear board lightly marked. Contents very good indeed. [S]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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        OVER THE SEA Stories Of Two Worlds

      Griffith Farran Okeden & Welsh, 1891.. 1st edition. 4to. Original cloth-backed pictorial upper board (some light marks to lower board; corners lightly scuffed - otherwise bright VG). Pp. 48, illus with coloured plates and b&w illus in text by H. J. Johnstone, T. J. Hughes, R. Carrick, Emily J. Harding, Marcella Walker and A.W. Hall (some light spotting to pages - plates bright and unmarked; previous owner's inscription in contemporary hand on half title). .

      [Bookseller: Rothwell & Dunworth Ltd]
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        The Indian Mutiny of 1857. EXCEPTIONAL COPY ON LARGE PAPER

      Seeley & Co., 1891. Roy. 8vo., Large Paper, on laid paper, with a portrait frontispiece in photogravure, 3 portrait plates in photogravure and 3 full-page plans of battle; handsomely bound in late nineteenth century full tree calf, sides with decorative floral frame border in gilt enclosing royal arms elaborately blocked in gilt, back gilt extra with five raised bands, red and green leather labels gilt, compartments richly tooled in gilt, doublures tooled in blind, marbled endpapers, marbled edges, very neatly rebacked with old backstrip laid down, a remarkable, virtually spotless copy. EDITION LIMITED TO 250 NUMBERED COPIES (THIS COPY OUT-OF-SERIES). . Catalogs: military: indian mutiny.

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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      1891. Very Good. STEWART, William. UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW, OLD AND NEW. Illustrated with views and portraits in photogravure. Published under the sanction of the Senate of the University. Glasgow: T. & R. Annan & Sons, James Maclehose & Sons, 1891. Limited edition; this copy is number 103 from an edition of 350. Illustrated with lovely photogravure plates; 35 views of old and "new" University buildings, and 42 portraits of academics. xxxiii, 146 pp., + plates. Folio, blue linen over beveled boards, gilt title and accents on spine and upper board, blue coated endpapers. Ex-library: a bookplate and label with cancel stamp to ffep., and a small ink stamp on title-page, but no external marks. Upper joint starting and very nearly split; though the hinge is whole and the board remains firmly attached. Otherwise the cloth shows general shelfwear. Internall clean and fresh. All plates have tissue guards and are free of foxing. A very good copy overall.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company]
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        A Ride through Asia Minor and Armenia:

      London: John Murray,, 1891. giving a Sketch of the Characters, Manners, and Customs of both the Mussulman and Christian Inhabitants. Octavo. Original blue sand-grain cloth, title gilt to the spine and upper board, orange patterned endpapers. A little rubbed, hinges mildly cracked, some foxing, but overall a very good copy. First edition. Uncommon, and well-informed account of a tour from Bucharest to Trebizond. Barkley and his brother, John Trevor, were both civil engineers, whose involvement in the region began with the building of the Cernavoda to Constanta railway between 1856 and 1860 under a concession granted by the Ottoman Porte. They subsequently worked together on the Bucharest-Giurgiu line, the first railway to be built on Romanian soil. The present work is an engaging, and well-written travelogue of "the land of the Turk" in 1878, shortly after the conclusion of the Russo-Turkish War, being titled "The Disturbed Districts of Asia Minor" on the upper board. Barkley was the author of Between the Danube and the Black Sea, Bulgaria before the War, and Studies in the Art of Rat Catching.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Divan, written in the fourteenth century. The 'Awarifu-l-ma'arif, written in the thirteenth century

      Calcutta : Government of India central Printing Office 1891 - xliv+1011pp. vi+168pp. 4to. worn & stained green cloth (possibly rebound) with leather corners & spine, with a crack at the back. with bookseller's notes in pencil on the flyleaf. worm damage throughout, some of which has been repaired (see images). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arthur Probsthain]
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        FAMOUS GOLF LINKS. By Horace G. Hutchinson, Andrew Lang, H. S. C. Everard. T. Rutherford Clark etc. With numerous illustrations by F. P. Hopkins, T. Hodge, H. S. King, and from Photographs.

      Hardcover. x, 201, [1 blank, [2 ad's] pages. Illustrated throughout. Original grey pictorial cloth, gilt Octavo. First edition. Name on endpaper; cup rings to front board; some spotting throughout; else very good.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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        Bench and Bar

      1891. Stuff (Assumed to be Pseudonym of Henry Charles Seppings-Wright [1850-1937]). Bench and Bar: Supplement to Vanity Fair, December 5, 1891. 13-1/2" x 19-1/2" Color lithograph, attractively glazed and matted 21" x 15" color lithograph in attractive 31" x 26" wooden frame, small brass plaque to center of bottom. A few minor nicks to frames, light toning to margins, colors vivid. * A superb portrayal of the British bench and bar when it included such men as Baron Pollock, Lord Chancellor Halsbury and Lord Justice Lindley. Vanity Fair was published weekly from 1869 to 1914. It is best-known today for its caricatures of notable people and satirical depictions of current events. With few exceptions these were produced by a series of artists under pseudonyms, most notably "Spy" and "Ape." Approximately 2,400 caricatures were published in all, mostly as single pages. Vanity Fair also published 21 special numbers with double-page prints. "Bench and Bar" was originally issued in one of these. The prints were also issued individually. The absence of a central vertical crease indicates that our copy is one of these. The identity of "Stuff" has never been determined, but he is generally believed to be Henry Charles Seppings-Wright.

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.]
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        Thackeray's Works Limited Edition 30 Volumes

      Boston, MA: Estes & Lauriat, 1891. Hardcover. Very Good. Size=6."x9.. 30 Tissued Frontis, Plates. (full book description) Estes & Lauriat, Boston, MA, 1891. Limited Edition VG, Hard Cover, No Dust Jacket. Size=6."x9.", 30 Tissued Frontis, Plates. Limited Edition Numbered copy 502 of 1050 sets. Gray cloth, paper spine labels, top page ends gold gilt, uncut page ends. Spine labels browned, rubbed and some are nicked, 2 top fore-edge corners out of 30 volumes are bumped, ink owner name, address, date on each volume, pages moderately agetoned, Burlesques Vol. I small ink letter inside front cover,Virginians Vol. III has 1" fore-edge tears on page 213, Newcomes Vol. III has ink letter inside front cover, Volume 16 has 2 ink words inside front cover, Pendennis Vol. II rear endpaper and page before has 1" fore-edge tear, one spine label chipped, o.w. clean and tight. Texts in VG+ condition. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE!

      [Bookseller: Ed Conroy Bookseller -]
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        POEMS BY THE WAY (Large Paper Copy)

      London: Reeves & Turner, 1891.  First edition thus (preceded in the same year by the Kelmscott Press edition), 22 x 18cm (4to), in publisher's cream linen w/gilt title to fr. cover & spine, a.e. untrimmed, 196 [xii] pp. +2 blank leaves to rear.  Stated Limited Edition (16/100) printed on watermarked "Van Gelder Zonen" handmade paper at the Chiswick Press, London.  Binding Good (spine & edges of covers a bit browned, extremities moderately bumped, & ep.s browned); contents Near-Fine.  Slater 18 (claims that this issue preceded the Kelmscott edition by 6 months), Buxton Forman 127, Vaughan 7-8, Ashley III 175, Ehrsam & Deily 178, Fredeman p.165, Colbeck 56.

      [Bookseller: Leonard Roberts, Bookseller]
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        The White Company

      London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1891 First edition of the author's medieval romance novel. One of 750 copies.Three volumes, original publisher's cloth. Some light wear to the spine ends, light rubbing and vertical creasing to spine, hinges cracked or just starting in volume I, a small former owner signature to the front endpaper of each volume, and overall a tight and very good set.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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        Marcelle Rabe.

      Charpentier 1891 - - Charpentier, Paris _1891, 11x18cm, relié. - Edition originale. Reliure en demi chagrin noir, dos à cinq nerfs orné de fleurons dorés, plats de papier marbré, reliure de l'époque. Précieux envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à Alphonse Daudet. Ouvrage illustré d'un frontispice tiré sur Chine de Georges Rochegrosse. Rares rousseurs, une discrète restauration en pied d'un mors. Ex-libris imprimé de Madame Alphonse Daudet sur la première garde. . La Librairie Le Feu Follet offre aux clients AbeBooks 10% de réduction ainsi que les frais de port vers la France métropolitaine sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 1725 EUR. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        SOUVENIR EDITION Of The MEMPHIS EVENING SCIMITAR. October 1891. Pamphlet 6276

      A. Leese & Co. Engravers and Printers Chicago:: A. Leese & Co. Engravers and Printers,. 1891.. 19" x 15". 1st printing thus. OCLC records only 2 institutional holdings. 56 pp.. Color illustrated printed paper wrappers.. Mild wear to edges and wrappers, chipping to spine. Light soiling to. wrappers, previous owner's signature "Doctor Wahl" and date (17 of. November, 1891) to front wrapper. A VG copy of this rare publication.. A locally published work giving the history of Memphis, as well as local luminaries. . Many intratextual illustrations and photographic images.

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

      James R. Osgood McIlvaine and Co., London 1891 - The spine is darkened with some fading to the lettering and slight fraying at the top and bottom. The corners are bumped and there are a few small stains on the rear of the boards. The rough-cut pages are browned at the edges and one page - page 88 - has a one inch closed tear in the edge with some creasing on the top corner. The title page of the second essay also has a one inch closed tear. A few pencil marks in places and the previous owner's name written neatly on the front endpapers. No jacket. First printing. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raymond Tait]
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        The Strand Magazines

      96 -London -Burleigh Street, 1891 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A handsome collection of the Strand Magazine volumes one to twelve complete. Profusely illustrated throughout. Volumes one to six contain the serialised publication of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle, with illustrations by Sidney Pagent. Also features Illustrated Interviews, Stories from a Diary of a Doctor, and Signatures of Charles Dickens. The Strand Magazine was a monthly magazine composed of fictional stories and factual articles founded by George Newnes. It was first published from January 1891 to March 1950 running to 711 issues,though the first issue was on sale well before Christmas 1890. Other contributors to the magazine have included P. G. Wodehouse, Margery Allingham,Agatha Christie, E. Nesbit,Rudyard Kipling, Dorothy L. Sayers, H. G. Wells,Edgar Wallace,Dornford Yates and even Winston Churchill. Once a sketch drawn by Queen Victoria of one of her children appeared with her permission. Condition: Rebound in quarter-calf bindings, and full cloth boards. Externally, generally smart with some wear and marks. Some fading to a number of volumes and a bit more wear to volume ten. Internally, firmly bound with a few scattered spots throughout. Otherwise bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        The Computation of 666 and Its Relation to Antichristian Systems, But Having Reference to a Person, the Coming Antichrist, Who Is To Be Overthrown by the Sun of Righteousness

      London: James Nisbet & Co., 1891. Hardcover, [xiv], 398 pages. Fair condition. First edition. A study of the derivation and meaning of 666, the "Mark of the Beast." A very rare copy, this first edition being the only one known to have been published. Size 9"x6". Green cloth w/gilt lettering on spine. Cloth has rubs, splits along joints, small tears & chips at spine top and bottom, and scuffs on corners. Interior hinges are split. Previous owner's name (W. S. Butterbaugh, a noted Christian minister & author) on the half-title page. Notations, underlining, or light marginal soiling/foxing on approximately 40 pages of text. Paper is darkened by ephemera in three places. Signatures are stressed (not loose) at the interior margins. . First Edition.

      [Bookseller: Florida Mountain Book Co.]
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        A House of Pomegranates

      London: James R. Osgood McIlvaine & Co.,, 1891. The Design & Decoration of This Book by C. Ricketts & by C. H. Shannon. Quarto. Original green cloth backed tan boards, titles and decoration to spine and upper board in gold and orange, pictorial endpapers. Engraved title, 4 plates, illustrations throughout. Covers slightly darkened but the gilt bright, spine a little rolled, ends and corners very lightly rubbed, light spotting to fore-edge and end matter, hinges just starting, plates somewhat faded, but an attractive copy in very good condition. First edition, first impression, one of 1,000 copies printed, of the book that Wilde said was "intended neither for the British child nor the British public." A very nice copy.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      London: James R. Osgood, 1891. First edition. Near Fine. One of 900 copies printed for Great Britain. Near Fine with clean, fresh cloth and bright gilt on the front board. Spine toned and dulled, with minor wear at the extremities. Internal contents are tight and unmarked, pages cut open to 72, after that all pages remain unopened and unread. A collection of essays by Wilde outlining his aesthetic philosophy, including: "The Decay of Lying," "Pen, Pencil & Poison," "The Critic as Artist," and "The Truth of Masks." Rarely found in such attractive condition. Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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      Good+. 1891. Hardcover. This book is apparently an individual's travels in the Middle East during the year 1891. There is no author or publisher stated. There are 39 original silver print photographs dry mounted to blank, one-sided pages. There is a title page plus 41 pages (also one sided) of typeset text. The photograph sizes vary slightly but most are 3.5" x 4.5". Underneath each photograph is a title or description of the photograph written in 19th c. Fountain pen. The majority of photographs are of people (Middle Eastern) and some of buildings, landscape, boats, etc. All are photographs of the Middle East, as it was (not photos of the travelers themselves). A wonderful, fascinating glimpse at 19th c. Palestine and Syria. Green cloth cover has heavy wear to corners and caps and damp staining. Boards and spine are straight. Binding is tight. Pages clean and in very good condition. .

      [Bookseller: New Boston Fine and Rare Books]
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        Works of Imbert de Saint-Amand

      Scribner's New York: Scribner's, 1891. hardcover. near fine. 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.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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      Paris: A. Ferroud, Benezit-Constant, Harry C. Dickens. Good+. 1891. Limited/Numbered Edition. Hardcover. Bound in a special leather binding, raised bands with gilt titles. Gilt floral & foliage decorated panels. Both covers have triple ruled gilt border. Top edge gilt. Gilt dentelle. Marbled endpaper. Limited edition, #27/50 copies. Pictorial frontispiece. Printed on heavy stock pages. Text tight, clean without foxing and intact. B/W etching illustrations. French text. Front joint-hinge cracked with cover firmly attached. Art; B/W Plates; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 163 pages .

      [Bookseller: Nick Bikoff, Bookseller]
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        The Little Minister

      London: Cassell & Company, Limited, 1891. First Edition, with half-titles and 16 pp. of ads dated "5 G.9.91." in Volume I. 3 vols., 8vo. 232, [16, ads] ; 239; 232 pp. Original brown cloth. A nice copy, with minor fading to spines. In blue morocco backed slipcase, with some wear. Garland 10 . Barrie's sentimental tale of the young Scottish preacher who marries, loses, and regains his gypsy bride, this three-decker novel was made into a highly successful play starring Maude Adams, first produced in 1897

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Lettre autographe signée.

      Via Verdi 4 à Milan, mai 1891. - 245:155 mm. Avant la représentation de son opéra Edgar à Lucques, adressée à un ami du compositeur à Torre del Lago.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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