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        Intentions

      London McIlvaine 1891. G : in Good condition without dust jacket in clear protective wraps. Covers marked with ink stain to front cover First Edition Green hardback cloth cover 210mm x 150mm (8" x 6"). 258pp.

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        The White Company

      London: Smith Elder & Co. 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.

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        Mite.

      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. This copy bears a printed presentation leaf to John Stirling, who served as Chief Constable for Grimsby. The apparent occasion was the opening of the Queen Mary Hostel in 1925. A very fine copy in a variant deluxe binding of full red leather, ornately titled in gilt. All edges red. Housed in the original miniature envelope with Robinson’s printed return address in the upper left corner, and with John Stirling’s name in holograph. (13/16 by 11/16; 21x18mm). (Bromer/Edison, pp. 115, 117; Spielmann 376; Bondy 99; Welsh 5067). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      London, Ward, Lock, Bowden, & Co., 1891, 1891. SECOND ENGLISH EDITION First fully illustrated edition. 8vo., pp. 224 + (24) catalogue. Elegantly hand-bound in full red oasis morocco leather, spine gilt-lettered in six compartments with raised bands, black endpapers, top edge gilt, publisher's original cloth bound in at rear. Internally clean. An attractive copy of this first fully illustrated edition of the first Sherlock Holmes novel, which appeared in December 1891. The publication of 'A Study In Scarlet' is as follows; The first appearance was in Beeton's Christmas Annual, [November 1897] FIRST EDITION (in bookform, with six line drawings) published July 1888 (reprinted March 1889). SECOND EDITION (with 40 illustrations) published 1891. NB; Confusingly, the second edition has a printed leaf noting the edition as the 'Third Edition, Illustrated'. This is because the Beeton's Annual is listed as the first edition, thus the 'first' edition of 1888 becomes their 'Second edition' and the second becomes the 'third'. The bibliography as set out above is correct; the Beeton 'edition' being an appearance, and not the first edition in bookform. The same rule applies to other Sherlockian titles such as 'The Sign of Four', (which first appeared in Lippincott's Monthly) and 'The Hound of the Baskervilles' (first appearing in the Strand Magazine). De Waal. Green & Gibson [A1c]. Listed in '100 Books That Shaped World History' [Raftery, 2002].

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        Manuel du corps des sapeurs-pompiers de la ville de Gand. L'assurance, les secours, en cas d'incendie. (et Rapport annuel 1902)

      Imprimerie et Lithographie F. & R. Buyck, Frères, Gand 1891 In-8 relié, 317pp. 1 plan, 6 planches dépliantes, 1 grand tableau dépliant du service télégraphique des sapeurs-pompiers de Gand, 1 grand tableau de Gand indiquant les incendies pour lesquels le corps des sapeurs-pompiers a été requis depuis le 1er janvier 1874 jusqu'au 31 décembre 1898; 50pp. (opuscule L'Assurance, les secours en cas d'incendie et le service préventif par l'état), avec des photos in-texte; 33pp. du rapport annuel 1902 de la Ville de Gand. Belle reliure: plats de pleine percaline rouge, demi-cuir rouge, dos à 5 nerfs fleuronné. Premier plat avec titres gravés en doré. Très bel ensemble sur le corps des sapeurs-pompiers de la ville de Gand, enrichi de 4 photographies originales argentiques du début du siècle de sapeurs-pompiers gantois prenant la pose dans leur uniforme. (ac) Très bon couverture rigide Edition originale

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        The Forth Bridge in its Various Stages of Construction and Compared with the Most Notable Bridges of the World

      Edinburgh: R Grant & Son, [1891].. Second Edition. Blue stiff cloth covered card with gilt illustration and titles on front cover. G : in Good condition. Covers rubbed and bumped. Some marks and wear to spine. Endpapers foxed and occasional light marks within. Some pages slightly rubbed and cracked at folds. Inscribed on fep by previous owner. 233pp (Versos blank) :: 54 b/w plates some fold out :: 350mm x 420mm (14" x 17")

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        Lawn-Tennis.

      Paris, Tresse & Stock 1891 In-8, percaline bradel à coins, 44 pp, couvertures conservées. Envoi. 3 lettres autographes reliées dans le volume. Edition originale du premier texte de fiction français sur le tennis. Lawn-Tennis est une pièce de théâtre dont l'auteur lié avec Antoine se proposait de faire jouer en public. Malgré le réseau qui liait Gabriel Mourey à Guy de Maupassant, Debussy, Jules Bois, Paul Adam avec lesquels il avait travaillé et publié des poèmes ou des pièces de théâtre, son projet initial fut victime de la censure; un cours universitaire donné cette année-là à la Sorbonne a traité longuement de cette affaire. En effet la lettre-préface de Antoine annonce bien à Mourey qu' ?il se produit un incident curieux et dont je ne connais pas d'exemple, c'est-à-dire que votre pièce possible à la représentation entre intimes n'est pas jouable devant un public?. Les comédiens eux mêmes furent effrayés et redoutèrent la fermeture, sur un scandale, du célèbre Théâtre-Libre. Antoine, tout en faisant pression sur Mourey, dénonce ?cette hypocrisie toute Britannique spéciale au gens assemblés qui, individuellement, commettent un tas de saletés sans la moindre vergogne et qui rechignent aux vérités trop nettes.? A la fin de la pièce, Camille étrangle son amie Elaine qui vient pourtant de lui avouer son amour alors qu'elle est liée à un homme dont elle est enceinte. Cet homme, Dick, apparaît dans la dernière scène joyeux, agitant sa raquette, disant ?c'est à vous de servir?, tel Escamillo aparaissant triomphant à la fin de Carmen. Exemplaire exceptionnel et unique rendu encore plus précieux par l'envoi à l'éditeur Stock et trois lettres autographes signées de Mourey. La première, datée du 3 juin 1892, adressée à Stock faisant référence à une somme due à Lanier, l'imprimeur de l'ouvrage, nous donne la preuve que, en réalité, ce livre a été imprimé à compte d'auteur (ce qui a pu contribuer à son extrême rareté). La deuxième lettre datée du 22 Juillet 1889 est adressée à Savine. Elle concerne la préface donnée à Mourey pour les poèmes et ballades de A. C Swinburne par Guy de Maupassant: ?cet homme exquis m'a même promis de la faire passer dans quelque grand journal, supplément du Figaro par exemple. Ce serait un bon coup pour la vente. Acceptez donc, c'est un livre à audaces et bien moderne, mais qui ne risque point pourtant de prolonger votre séjour à Sainte-Pélagie.? La troisième lettre datée du 18 Décembre 1889, écrite à l'encre rouge, cite Rosny et annonce la préparation par Mourey d'une traduction de poèmes de Edgar Poe Très bon couverture rigide Edition originale Signé par l'auteur

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        COLOURED FIGURES OF THE BIRDS OF THE BRITISH ISLANDS. LONDON. PORTER 1891-1897 (2A EDIZ.). 7 VOLL.

      In-8gr., bella leg. coeva in mz. marocchino marrone a fascia larga, con ampi angoli, dorso (leggermente scolorito) a cinque nervi con titoli impressi in oro negli scomparti, piatti in tela e sguardie marmorizzate, bel ex-libris nel primo foglio di risguardo; pp.XXXV-(1)-112, pp.IX-(1)-120, pp.IX-(1)-130, pp.IX-(1)-154, pp.IX-(1)-138, pp.IX-(1)-150, pp.IX-(1)-170, taglio sup. dorato; ritratto dell'Autore fotoinciso in antiporta nel 1vol.; 421 bellissime tavv., 357 cromolitografate e 64 colorate a mano all'epoca, da dis. di W.Foster (1 tav.), J.G.Keulemans (135 tavv.), G.E.Lodge (6tavv.), E.Neale (5 tavv.), J.Smit (1 tav.) e A.Thorburn (273 tavv.). Occasionali fioriture nel testo. Ottimo e raro esemplare.Anker, 308. Casey Wood p.436. Fine Bird Books (ediz.ital.) p.119. Freeman BNHB, 2244. Mullens-Swann p.354. Nissen IVB, 563. Ripley/Scribner p.172. Zimmer II, p.399.La seconda edizione di questo classico dell'ornitologia inglese venne stampato in sole 450 copie e differisce dalla prima (edita in 550 copie) solo per alcune tavole, stampate ex-novo e distribuite nelle parti VII-XVII (complessivamente l'opera venne pubblicata in 36 parti). Il lavoro e' famosa soprattutto per le magnifiche tavole (tutte ambientate) e in particolare per quelle eseguite dal famoso pittore-naturalista scozzese Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935) (di grande suggestione e bellezza le tavole dedicate ai Rapaci, agli Anseriformi e agli Uccelli limicoli), che con quest'opera suggello' definitivamente il suo successo nel campo della pittura naturalistica. La tecnica cromolitografica impiegata viene considerata dalla critica tra le migliori in assoluto nel ritrarre soggetti ornitologici. Tra le tipografie impiegate per questo lavoro, sicuramente quelle che hanno fornito i migliori risultati nella tecnica di stampa cromolitografica sono la Chromo-Litho. Art Studio di Londra e la Litho.W.Greve di Berlino (Cfr. per maggiori informazioni: C.E.Jackson "Bird Illustrators" London 1975 p.120). Il testo dell'opera venne completato da O.Salvin in quanto Lord Lilford mori' nel 1896, un anno prima dell'uscita della prima edizione (1885-1897).

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        The Works Of Bret Harte

      Leipzig, Bernard Tauchnitz, 1891. . 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. Half calf and marbled boards. Book condition: Fine condition.

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A]
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        L'Italia geografica illustrata

      Milano; Sonzogno 1891 2 voll.; in 4°; pp. 706, 532 + 1 cartina geografica dell'Italia ripiegata più volte (ill. bn.); leg. in t.tela edit. ill.; 1^ ed. Grandiosa opera adorna di finissime incisioni corredata dalle carte geografiche delle regioni. Vol. I: Lazio, Umbria, Marche, Toscana, Emilia, Veneto, Lombardia e canton Ticino; vol. II: Piemonte, Liguria, Agro Nizzardo, Abruzzi e Molise, Campania, Puglie, Terra di Bari, Basilicata, Calabria, Sicilia, Sardegna e Corsica

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        MANUEL DE L'AMATEUR DE LA GRAVURE SUR BOIS ET SUR MÉTAL AU XVe SIÈCLE. Berlin, Librairie Albert Cohn. Leipzig 1891-1902.

      Bella ril. in tela coeva, titolo e motivo in oro al dorso, coperte originali conservate all?interno, cm 25x18, Tome premier contenant un catalogue des gravures xylographiques se rapportant a la Bible, l?histoire apocryphe et légendaire, la Sainte Trinité et la Sainte Vierge avec des notes critiques, bibliographiques et iconologiques. Tome deuxième contenant un catalogue des livres xylographiques se rapportant aux saints et saintes, sujets religieux, mystiques et prophanes, calendriers, alphabets, armoiries, portraits et suivi d?une specification des falsifications avec des notes critiques, bibliographiques et iconologiques. Tome troisième contenant un catalogue des gravures sur métal et des empreintes en pate suivi d?un supplement provisoire, d?une liste des marques et monogrammes Tome quatrième contenant un catalogue des livres xilographiques et xylo-chigraphiques indiquant les différences de toutes les éditions existantes avec des notes critiques, bibliographiques et iconologiques. Tome quatrième contenant un catalogue des livres xilographiques et xylo-chigraphiques indiquant les différences de toutes les éditions existantes avec des notes critiques, bibliographiques et iconologiques avec des notes critiques, bibliographiques et iconologiques.pp complessive 1546, nel IV vol. numerose riproduzioni di materiali iconografici. Ex libris. Ediz. in sole 300 copie. Ottimo esemplare.

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        Mite

      Robinson Ernest A. 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. This copy bears a printed presentation leaf to John Stirling, who served as Chief Constable for Grimsby. The apparent occasion was the opening of the Queen Mary Hostel in 1925. A very fine copy in a variant deluxe binding of full red leather, ornately titled in gilt. All edges red. Housed in the original miniature envelope with Robinson’s printed return address in the upper left corner, and with John Stirling’s name in holograph. (13/16 by 11/16; 21x18mm).

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        The Origin of Species, by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life.

      London: John Murray, 1891.. Sixth edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, xxvi, 365, (1, 1 advertisement, 1); (vi), 339, (1) pp. Portrait frontispiece and a folding plate. Original grey-green cloth, spines slightly dull, extremities a little rubbed. Freeman 437. Published the same year as the 41st thousand of the standard issue of the sixth edition, this is the second issue of the "Library edition", which first appeared in 1888.

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        The Soft Porcelain Of Sevres With An Historical Introduction

      New York, Scribner's, 1891. . Unbound as issued in ten parts. Some covers missing most folds seperated. Fifty colour chromolithographic plates complete representing two hundred and fifty water-colour subjects after the original. An advantage of this unbound collection is that prints can be easily framed without compromising the integrity of a bound volume. They would look very impressive in frames on the wall in any formal setting. portfolios. Book condition: Near fine condition

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A]
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        Den norske Turistforenings Årbog for 1890. Med 1 Kart og 15 Billeder. (Samt) Den norske Turistforenings Årbog for 1895. Med 1 Skisse og 15 Billeder.

      Kristiania 1891/1895. 8vo. (6) + 232 (4) + 235 s. To årganger bundet i ett. Privat skinnryggbd. [Leo B. Nielsen i Bergen]med marm. overtrekkspapir og skinn hjørner. Noen bruksspor ellers pen.. Kartet i 1890-årgangen viser Josdedalsbreen tilhørende Wm. Cecil Slingsbys artikkel "The Jusedalsbræ revisited". I 1895-årgangen bl.a. Slingsby: "Unknown corners of the Jostedalsbræ" og "Skaga Gjel"

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        God's Breath In Man And In Humane Society

      Santa Rosa, California, Thomas Lake Harris, 1891. First Edition. Albumin frontispiece photograph. Bound in the publisher's original black cloth with the front cover and spine stamped in gilt. Modest stains to the front cover. Minor closed tear to the head of the spine and moderate wear to the extremities, otherwise very good condition.

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        KEINEN KACHO^ GAFU

      1891. [BIRDS & FLOWERS] Imao KEINEN. KEINEN KACHO GAFU. Kyoto: Tanaka Jihei. Meiji 24-25 [1891-2]. 4 vols., each approx. 35.5 x 25.1 cm. Stringbound, fukuro-toji, Japanese style. Vol.1 [Spring] has 31 color woodblock prints of birds and flowers, of which 7 are huge double page prints. Vol.2 [Summer] has 32 plates, of which 8 are double page. Vol.3 [Autumn] has 38 prints, of which 4 are double page. Vol.4 [Winter] has 34 plates, of which 4 are double page, and one is a four page spread. These original Tanaka Jihei issues (which preceded the Unsodo versions) have become quite scarce, complete sets even more so, and sets with the western number captioning (the true first printing) almost impossible to find. The covers are original, with the titles directly printed there and the gold flecking. The summer issue has a single worm track in the margins, else it and the other volumes are impeccable, the printing excellent, the colors subtle and lovely. The nicest set we have ever handled. All in a clasped chitsu case which itself is quite rough. 4 vols., complete as issued by Tanaka Jihei, very unusual thus.

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        88 HAND-COLORED 19TH CENTURY PHOTOGRAPHS OF JAPAN

      18. Very Good. [PHOTO ALBUM]. 88 HAND-COLORED 19TH-CENTURY ALBUMEN PHOTOGRAPHS OF JAPAN. The images, each of which is approximately 20.5 x 27 cm. (8 by 10.25 in.), cover the gamut of tourist scenes in and around Tokyo, Kyoto, Nara, Osaka, Kobe, Idzu, etc., but also include many unusual images that are not the standard fare. All but six of the photos have an English-language caption in the print that identifies the subject or view. Three images depict damage caused by the 1891 Mino-Owari Earthquake. One image, of the "Kioto Rapids", is present in duplicate. Photographers include Kinbei Kusakabe, Baron Raimund vov Stillfried, and Kihei Tamamura. The photographs are laid-down on heavy card mounts, one to a page, in a contemporary brown cloth album, [44] ff., 28.5 x 37 cm. (11.25 by 14.75 in.), with "JAPAN" stamped in gilt on the upper board. Some foxing to mounts and very occasionally, mildly to photos. The album has been professionally rebacked. A very good selection of photos in very good condition, attractively displayed.

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        Exhibition of Bookbindings.

      London: Printed for the Burlington Fine Arts Club, 1891.. 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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        """Ordinationskarte" 1891. (17.5 x 27.5 cm) Einseitig bedruckte Karte, die Freuds Aufnahme des Betriebes seiner Praxis in der Berggasse 19 in Wien ankündigt. "

      Ein überaus seltenes Zeitzeugnis von diesem historischen Moment in Freuds Karriere. Er sollte diese Wiener Adresse bis zu seiner Flucht vor den Nazis im Juni 1938 nicht wechseln. Kleine Reparaturstelle, sonst sehr gutes Exemplar. Das einzige bekannte Exemplar dieser Ordinationskarte.

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        The Soft Porcelain Of Sevres With An Historical Introduction

      . Unbound as issued in ten parts. Some covers missing most folds seperated. Fifty colour chromolithographic plates complete representing two hundred and fifty water-colour subjects after the original. An advantage of this unbound collection is that prints can be easily framed without compromising the integrity of a bound volume. They would look very impressive in frames on the wall in any formal setting. portfolios. Book condition: Near fine condition

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        The Works Of Bret Harte

      . 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. Half calf and marbled boards. Book condition: Fine condition.

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        Histoire du luminaire depuis l'époque romain jusqu' au XIXe siècle. Ouvrage contenant 500 gravures dans le texte et 80 grandes planches hors texte imprimées en teux teintes. Illustrations de M. Emile Solvet avec la concours de MM. Berteault et Vaucanu.

      33,5x27 cm. 3 f., 702 S. Reliure demi cuir, titre au dos doré, dos à nerfs doré, couvertures originales conservées. 1/50 exemplaires sur papier du Japon. - Dos frotté. [2 Warenabbildungen bei antiquariat.de]

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        Terres Cuites Grecques

      Armand Colin Paris: Armand Colin, 1891. Hardcover. vg. Folio. lvii. 98pp. Red illustrated vellum with gilt lettering on cover and spine. Raised gilt lined bands. Beveled edges. All gilt edges. Marbled endpapers, illustrated half-title and title-page. Cartault studies Greek terracottas from private collections in France and museums in Athens. Text by Augustine Georges Charles Cartault (1847-1922). Illustrated with 37 sepia-toned reproductions from original photographs on 29 plates. "Terres Cuites Grecques photographiees d'apres les originaux des collections privees de France et des musees D'Athens." Minor scuffing and staining to boards. Heavy foxing to first and last few pages, sporadic foxing throughout. Text in French. Tight copy in very good condition. Scarce.

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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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        Harper's Young People, Volumes 1-12 (1879-1891)

      Harper & Brothers Publishers New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers. 1879-1891. First. Periodical. Twelve bound volumes. A consecutive run (from November 1879 - April 1891) of the first 600 issues of Harper's weekly children's magazine, known for publishing the work of America's best illustrators and writers of young adult fiction. Among the many complete works included in this run are the first printed appearances of "A Boy's Town" by W.D. Howells (published in 21 installments in 1890), "Toby Tyler" by James Otis (illustrated by W.A. Rogers), "Queen of Hearts" by Randolph Caldecott, and numerous stories written and illustrated by Howard Pyle, including: "The Clever Student and the Master of Black-Arts," "Mother Hildegarde," "Master Jacob," and others. The magazine also features many fine illustrations under the masthead by Frederick Church. An ex-library set with bookplates and perforated stamp on the first text page of each volume. Nine volumes are bound in the original publisher's cloth boards, one in contemporary half morocco, and two in later linen cloth boards. Scattered tears to the board edges, volume 11 with the preliminary leaves (frontispiece plate, title, and index) detached and some scattered loose leaves (the spine is shaken but still sound), volume 12 with toning and scattered tape repairs to a few intermittent text pages, else overall a good sound set. .

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        Gösta Berlings saga. 1-2.

      Frithiof Hellbergs Förlag, Stockholm, 1891. (4), 287 + (4), 296 s. + karta i del 1. Originalupplaga. Författarinnans debut. Två svarta häftade volymer med orange text på ryggar och omslag. Snedlästa och med skavda kanter. Nytillverkad gedigen kassett i svart klot med orangea detaljer i läder (klotkassetten i pappskyddskassett).. Mycket ovanlig i originalutförande

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        Oysters, and all about them, being a complete history of the titular subject, exhaustive on all points of necessary and curious information from the Earliest Writers to those of the Present Time, with numerous additions, facts, and notes. Volumes I & II

      London & Leicester: John Richardson & Co., 1891.. First & Only Edition. Decorated Cloth. Very Good/No d/ws. 8vo. Some additional postage will be required for this heavy set. If you enquire about this before placing an order, terms to your advantage can be discussed. Two volumes, hardbacks, each 130mm x 193mm tall (5" x 7.75" approx.). Pp 1-642 & 643-1370 incl., with the tipped-in notice regarding the scheme of pagination. A few light rubs to cloth, otherwise very good, in the original black-printed, decorated cloth-covered boards/gilt titles, [Vol 1 bound in grey cloth & Vol. 2 in maroon]. Probably the most comprehensive work on the subject, and most uncommon.

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        John Leech. His Life and Work

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

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        THE VOICE OF SCIENCE. THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES. THE MEMOIRS OF SHERLOCK HOLMES, As contained in The Strand Magazine, volumes I - VI, January 1891 to Dec 1893.

      Six volumes. Original publisher's blue pictorial cloth, gilt. 4t o. Each volume has the same owner inscription to half-title, some light foxing, some wear to boards; volume I has a small amount of white paint to rear inner board; the inner joints are cracked; volume II has some wear and rubbing to head of spine; else a very good set. Volume I contains the first appearance of Conan Doyle in The Strand, page 312 The Voice of Science. Volumes II & III contain The Adevntures of Sherlock Holmes. Volumes IV - VI contain The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. The set comes from a single owner. These volumes are very heavy and will incur extra postage; please contact us directly for a quotation.

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        JOHN CHINAMAN

      1891. 2. CHINESE INTEREST. JOHN CHINAMAN by Rowe Lingstone. Lond: Griffith Farran Okeden & Welsh no date [1891]. 4to, cloth backed pictorial boards, some edge wear else VG+. A stereotypical view of China, told in verse and illustrated with vibrant chromolithographs highlighted in gold on every page. "Their faces yellow as a guinea, grin ever in a way unpleasant. No nose have they, or scarcely any, eye-slits that slope to where it isn't." Unusual.

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        JOHN SHERMAN AND DHOYA. By "Ganconagh."

      London: T. Fisher Unwin 1891. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1891.. 12mo. Tan linen, ruled and lettered in green, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Ink name, dated 1893, on free endsheet, light foxing to endsheets and occasionally at edges, hint of wear at toe of spine, but an unusually nice copy. First edition, first printing, clothbound issue, of Yeats's first published extended works of fiction, issued in Unwin's "Pseudonym Library." According to Symons, as quoted by Wade, the edition consisted of two thousand copies, of which 356 were bound in cloth, and the remainder in wrappers, for publication in the second week of November. However, Yeats had copies in hand as early as 1 September, and Unwin sent Henley a copy in the following week. The BL deposit copy (received 13 November), as well as two review copies Yeats sent out on 9 November, were of the copies bearing the denotation "Second Edition" on the title (also dated 1891). In his introduction to the 1991 edition of this title issued in Macmillan's edition of the COLLECTED WORKS, Richard Finneran supports the case that the numbers Wade quoted from Symons (i.e. a total edition of two thousand copies) may very well encompass Unwin's first and second "editions," and possibly the third "edition" of 1892 as well. In regard to the first and second, he suggests that "it thus seems virtually certain that, as was to happen with THE WIND AMONG THE REEDS a few years later, the two 'editions' were printed simultaneously, the only difference being the cover and title page," and in regard to the uncommon copies of the third "edition," he suggests "it is possible" that these copies as well are included in Symons's citation of two thousand copies. WADE 4. Finneran, R. (ed) JOHN SHERMAN AND DHOYA, Macmillan, 1991, (pp.xviii-xix, and xxxi).

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        A Ride Through Asia Minor and Armenia: giving a sketch of the characters, manners and customs of both the Mussulman and Christian inhabitants.

      London; John Murray, 1891.. 8vo. x, 350pp. Modern green quarter calf gilt, black calf gilt spine label, marbled sides, sprinkled leaf-edges. Very light soiling to margins of ht, title-page and last page. Ex-library with only evidence blind-stamps to prelims and last few leaves.

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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.

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        The Bosporus

      London, 1891. unbound. very good. Sea chart. Uncolored engraving with dots of red and yellow. Image measures 38 7/8" x 25 5/8", with a tab at lower left measuring 6.5" x 7". Beautifully detailed chart of the Bosphorus from the Sea of Marmara to the Black Sea. Shows depths, navigational notes, the location of buoys, and some inland routes and towns. Soundings in fathoms, relief in hachures, and hand colored red and yellow paint indicates lighthouses. Map insets include the Beikos, Umur and Buyukdere Bays and the Golden Horn and three topographical cross section views show "clearing marks". A tab at lower left extends the coastline southwest of Istanbul. Based on French Naval sources from 1854 with English additions by Captain W.J.L. Wharton. Published under the Superintendence of Rear Admiral G.H. Richards and distributed by chart seller J.D. Potter. Some chipping along edges, crease to top and bottom.

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        Cricket

      J. W. Arrowsmith and Simpkin, Marshall 1891. pp. xii., 512. number 487 of 652 copies. Frontispiece of W. G. and many other illustrations on India paper. Recently rebacked with a new leather spine and gilt lettering & decorations. Original board preserved, new endpapers. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Some foxing. The best known book by the greatest of cricketers. The copy of the limited edition de luxe, signed by Grace, was the copy (according to the subscribers list) subscribed for by G. B. Colt of Hertfordshire.

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        CRICKET.

      J.W.Arrowsmith, Bristol and Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent and Co, London 1891. . 4to, ppxii,512. Frontispiece of W.G. and many other illustrations on India paper. Black cloth with gilt lettering. Respined in black cloth some time ago. A good copy, with the bookplate of E.D.R.Eagar. Padwick 433/810. The best known book by the greatest of cricketers, this was just as much the work of W.Methven Brownlee, as Grace acknowledges at the beginning. Brownlee had written the first biography of Grace four years earlier. This is No.64 of the limited edition de luxe, signed by Grace. The text is the same as the ordinary edition, the extra pages being taken up by the list of 652 subscribers. This copy was subscribed for by Rev the Hon E.Lyttelton.

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        MAUD HUMPHREY'S MOTHER GOOSE

      1891. 2. HUMPHREY,MAUD. MAUD HUMPHREY'S MOTHER GOOSE. NY:Stokes 1891. 4to, cloth backed pictorial boards, edges and corners rubbed, hinges neatly strengthened, VG, tight and clean. First edition. Each page is printed on one side only, on heavy paper. In all there are 24 full page color illustrations (including pictorial title) with nursery rhymes in calligraphic script. A scarce and lovely book by one of America's first popular women artists (and Humphrey Bogart's mother as well).

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        Eskimoliv. Med Illustrationer af Otto Sinding.

      Kristiania 1891. Stor 8vo. 293 s. Illustrert.. Dekorert originalbind. Ex libris på forsats. Samtidig navnetrekk på smusstittelbladet. Et pent eksemplar. Uvanlig

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        QUEEN SUMMER OR THE JOURNEY OF THE LILY AND THE ROSE

      LONDON: CASSELL, 1891.. 1st Edition. Hard Back. Good. Large quarto 40 colour plates Penned and portrayed by Walter Crane in his distinctive style this is the large paper edition limited to 250 copies of which this is number 3. Original decorative boards and dec. end papers with velum quarter binding. No inscriptions and book clean. Wear to corners of boards with shelf wear to paper cover at edges principally to top and bottom of boards. Copy of a scarce book by an eminent and collected illustrator.[internally vg] PLS see our image

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        Gypsy Sorcery and Fortune-Telling. Illustrated by Numerous Incantations, Specimenrs 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

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        Maud Humphrey's Mother Goose

      New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1891. First edition.. Hardcover. Good. Yes. Folio. 24 chromolithographed sheets (including the title page) printed on one side only in full color on heavy paper. The binding is a green cloth spine and rear board, printed paper upper board showing Little Miss Muffet. The upper board is worn at the edges and corners, and there is an old gift inscription on the front free endpaper, else this is a very good copy, with only the occasional light soil to a few of the plates and a scarce book by one of America's first popular women artists.

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        Fairhaven, Washington 1891. Presented by the Fairhaven Land Company

      San Francisco: Elliot Publishing Company, 1891. First printing Original Lithotint. Folio (41.75" x 27.75"). Very Good Condition. Professionally restored. Rebacked on Rice Paper. A large handsome depiction of this coastal Washington boom town laid out on the shores of Bellingham Bay, and a particularly compelling example of the promotional power of the bird's eye view. It shows the town already much developed, but with many choice lots still unoccupied. A railroad line runes along the waterfront, the bay is busy with steam vessels, and a lumber mill and stands of conifers at the edge of town carry the suggestion of a great natural resource nearby. Fairhaven failed in its bid against Seattle to become the commercial hub of Washington, joining with Sehome, Whatcom, and Bellingham to form the city of Bellingham shortly after 1900. ( Historical Atlas of the Pacific Northwest. Derek Hayes Pp 181)

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        Autograph letter signed to his friend and patron, Oskar Grohe

      2 pp. Octavo. Dated April 1, 1891. In German (with translation). Regarding the forthcoming first performance of his cantata, Christnacht. "Please be so kind as to let me know directly, or through Weingartner, if the orchestral rehearsals of Christnacht have already started and how they have gone so far. Please also send word as to when the dress rehearsal is scheduled. If only you could get Weingartner to write me a note!" . Wolf's cantata, Christnacht, to a text by August Graf von Platen-Hallermünde, was first performed under the noted Austrian conductor Felix Weingartner (1863-1942) on April 9, 1891 in Mannheim, "the last concert to be conducted by Weingartner at Mannheim before he left to take up an appointment with the Berlin Opera." Walker: Hugo Wolf, p. 285. Apparently conceived as the composer's "answer to Bach's Christmas Oratorio..." "... The first sketches for the work are dated Christmas Eve 1886... In a letter to Oskar Grohe (26 February 1891), Wolf wrote that he had conceived the composition as a portrait of Christ's personality in two manifestations, the child and the ‘Weltüberwinders’, or hero who overcame the world. At the end, these themes and other musical ideas merge and unfold ‘with tongues of flame the dogma of God made man and of salvation’, he told Grohe, adding that if the execution did not keep pace with the concept it was ‘nobody's fault but my own’... Christnacht has much to commend it and many admirable effects in the lengthy orchestral introduction alone... But Wolf being neo-Bachian/Lisztian in huge brass-laden choruses is Wolf being bombastic, especially in the chorus of believers (Platen indicates shepherds here, but this was insufficiently solemn for his purposes, so Wolf told Grohe, hence their new designation as ‘Gläubigen’) and the final chorus, and the work is in consequence not an unmitigated success..." Wolf "intensified the expressive vocabulary of the lied by means of extended tonality and post-Wagnerian declamation while retaining the defining elements of the song tradition he had inherited from Schubert and Schumann. Profoundly responsive to poetry, he incorporated detailed readings of his chosen poems in the compositional decisions he made about every aspect of song: harmonic nuances, tonal form, melodic design, vocal declamation, pianistic texture, the relationship of voice to piano, etc. Seeking an art ‘written with blood’, he went below the surface of poetry – even where his musical purposes were inevitably distinct from the poet's – in order to recreate it in music of remarkable intensity, written, as he once proclaimed, for epicures, not amateurs." Eric Sams and Susan Youens in Grove online

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        "The Search through Gus' Pockets"

      n.p. n.d. n.p., n.d.. 9" x 7" (image size). Pen and black ink on paper, signed "Kemble", inscribed as title in pencil. Literature: Published in The Century Magazine, May 1891. Reed, The Illustrator in America, p. 20 . Edward Windsor Kemble (1861-1933) is best-known for his superb illustrations of Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn and Puddin' Head Wilson, Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin and several of Joel Chandler Harris' Uncle Remus stories. He was a self-taught artist, whose work "reveals a strong sense of humor and an acute observation of character-" He had a special empathy for Black characters and drew them with an understanding and geniality uncommon in his day" (Reed, p. 20).

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        Nordens fjärilar.

      Handbok i Sveriges, Norges, Danmarks och Finlands macrolepidoptera. Med 900 färglagda afbildningar å 50 taflor och 35 figurer i texten. Stockholm, P. A. Norstedt & Söners Förlag. Ivar Haeggströms Boktryckeri 1891. 4:o. (4),LII,277,(1) s. + 50 planscher. Originalskinnryggband med klotklädda pärmar. Titel i guld på främre pärm och rygg. Blekt och lätt fläckad rygg. 29 x 23,5 cm

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        LA TRIBUNA ILLUSTRATA ANNO SECONDO 1891, Roma, La Tribuna Illustrata, 1891

      27x 38, fascicoli sciolti, fogli interni abbastanza buoni, con qualche strappetto riparato e macchioline. In alcune pagine sono state ritagliate piccole immagini. Ogni rivista è di 16 pagine con pubblicità e magnifiche illustrazioni. Totale pagine intera annata 814. (manca la copertina del fascicolo n. 34 del 30 agosto) Direttore V. Morello, con Vittorio Casaliger. responsabile. Vengono pubblicati alcuni romanzi a puntate e scritti e racconti vari di : Bourget Paolo, Claretie G., Daudet Alfonso, Doctor Mysticus, Feuillet, Luzzatto A., Martini Felice, Morello V., Rochel, Spagnolo E., Theuriet ed altri. In tutta l'annata ci sono centinaia di fotografie di personaggi, vedute, avvenimenti di spettacolo e storici. Notevoli i disegni e le" riproduzioni di quadri ottocenteschi di buon livello", molte immagini anche a doppia pagina a colori. Diamo elenco dei vari pittori, disegnatori ed illustratori : Attanasio N., Baubaudo, Berbella C., Bocchino Vincenzo, Bompiani Augusto, Bompiani R oberto, Bourget Paolo (ritratto), Bruschi Domenico, Cervi P., Ciani G., Faustini Modesto, Ferrarinin G., Gilbert V., Guardabassi C., Guardabassi M., Lancellotti Marcella, LIONNE, Micalil G., Muziano Gerolamo.Primoli - conte, Salvetti A.,Salvetti G., Santoro Rubens, Sartorio G.A., Senet Raffaele, Simoni G., Spinetti Mario, Stoppoloni A., Swedomsky Paolo, Tabanelli C. (numerosi), This Ghastone, Tiratelli Cesare, Tusquetz R. Viligiardi ed altri. Vanno poi evidenzia due belle illustrazioni a colori di BASILIO CASCELLA : sul num.6 dell'8 febbraio " AMICI INFANZIA" e sul numero 10 dell'8 marzo "IL PACCO POSTALE A NAPOLI"

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