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        Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies

      Washington (1891-95): Government Printing Office. First Edition. Original Wraps. Folio (18 3/4" x 14 3/4"). In 35 parts, part 36 is the index and is not present here, but is available online; original light green printed wrappers, numbered 1 through 35; 175 plates, all are present. Most wrappers are separated at the fold; front wrap of part 1 is mounted on Japan paper, with a peripheral loss of 20%; rear wrap is lacking on parts X, XXIX and XXXIV. Some wraps browned at edges and some with closed tears and chips. All 175 plates are present and are very good to fine; 35 parts, lacking index. Housed in 2 quarter leather clamshell boxes, one blue and one gray, with leather lettering pieces on spine. ALL Maps are very good to fine. Howes, C 816.

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        Mémoires de Madame de Staal

      Conquet, Paris 1891 - Un volume in-8, plein maroquin bleu marine à la bradel, dos lisse très orné, titre et date dorés, couvertures conservées, toutes tranches dorées, étui. Reliure légèrement postérieure d'Albert Farez. [4], xxviii, 387, [4] pages. Belle édition imprimée avec les caractères elzéviriens des mémoires de Mme de Staal, illustrée de 30 gravures (15 en-têtes et 15 culs-de-lampe) par le peintre Charles Delort (1841-1895). L'un des 200 exemplaires de grand choix, imprimé sur Japon impérial avec un seul état des gravures et 2 vignettes supplémentaires (sur la couverture et sur la page de titre). Exemplaire en outre enrichi du spécimen relié in fine et d'une épreuve sans la lettre d'une gravure (sans doute refusée car ne figurant pas dans l'ouvrage), tirée sur vélin à la cuve page 323. Superbe exemplaire remarquablement relié. /// One volume, 8vo, full dark blue morocco, smooth gilt-ornate gilt-lettered spine, all edges gilt, original wrappers bound in. Slight later binding by Albert Forez. Very nice edition illustrated with 30 engraved head and tail pieces by Charles Delort (French painter, 1841-1895). One of the 200 deluxe copies printed on Japanese vellum, enriched with one extra engraving in a gorgeous binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        SOZIALDEMOKRATISCHE ZUKUNFTSBILDER. FREI NACH BEBEL ..

      Berlin: Verlag "Fortschritt" Aktiengesellschaft, November 1891.. Octavo, pp. [1-2] 1-48, original green wrappers printed in black. First edition, first printing. A variant issue with a title/contents leaf added, but still dated November 1891 on the front cover and the title page. This anti-Bellamy anti-utopia satire, written by the most famous German liberal politician of the Bismarck era, was a bestseller in the years before World War I. Richter describes an initially enthusiastic response to a Social Democrat victory in Berlin and the subsequent transformation of society (nationalization, resolution of the family, creation of social equality, the organization of work and consumption) in the form of a fictional diary which records the experiences a family whose fortune is destroyed by arbitrary state power. "Richter's anti-utopia was widely circulated: a quarter of a million copies were printed between 1891 and 1893; it was serialized in over forty bourgeois newspapers, and certain trade and agrarian groups arranged for its distribution in pamphlet form among the workers ... Richter's anti-utopia figured in and perhaps helped inspire the 'Zukunftsstaat' debate which took place in the Reichstag in February, 1893." - William S. Lewis, Catastrophist/Eschatological Motifs in German Speculative Fiction, 1895-1925, p. 28. First published in English in 1893 as PICTURES OF THE SOCIALISTIC FUTURE (FREELY ADAPTED FROM BEBEL). Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 20. Lewis, Utopian Literature, p. 164. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 183. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 972. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 54. Bleiler (1978), p. 167. Reginald 12235. Bloch (2002) 2573. Kretzmann, The Pre-War German Utopian Novel (1890-1914), Ph.D. diss., Brown University, May, 1936, pp. 76-8, 214. Lexikon I, pp. 219-20. Rear cover missing, front cover tanned, printed on pulpy paper, internally very good. Rare. (#152282)

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        TALES OF SOLDIERS AND CIVILIANS

      San Francisco: E. L. G. Steele, 1891.. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-300 [301-304: blank] [note: penultimate leaf is a blank; final leaf excised; fly leaf precedes title leaf], original gray cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First edition. Classic collection of short fiction including "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge," Bierce's best known story. Stories "reminiscent of Poe's tales of horror and marked by an ingenious use of the surprise ending, a sardonic humor, and a realistic study of tense emotional states" (OCAL). Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 1-13. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 2-7. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 162. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 073. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 33-4. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature III, pp. 1436-40. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-23. Bleiler (1978), p. 23. Reginald 01265. Wright (III) 525. BAL 1109 (binding variant A). Starrett 8. Grolier American 100: 94. Baird and Greenwood, An Annotated Bibliography of California Fiction 1664-1970 252. Cloth mildly rubbed at spine ends and corner tips, some moderate soiling, a very good to nearly fine copy. (#154585)

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        THE DOINGS OF RAFFLES HAW

      New York: Lovell, Coryell & Company, 43, 45 and 47 East 10th Street, [1891, i.e. July 1892].. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [1-3] 4-199 [200: blank] [201-206: ads], original decorated gray-green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in dark green. First U.S. edition, first printing. Issued in cloth and in paper wrappers as "Belmore Series," number 5, July 1892, at 50¢, this being one of the clothbound copies. Collects "The Doings of Raffles Haw" and two stories featuring Sherlock Holmes, "The Red-Headed League" and "The Boscombe Valley Mystery," the first appearance of these stories in a book. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-353. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 607. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 71. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 43. Bleiler (1978), p. 63. See Reginald 04491 and 04492. Green and Gibson A9a. Cloth rubbed at spine ends and corners, several small stains to front cover, a very good copy. This first printing is scarce. (#153320)

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        THE DISINTEGRATOR: A ROMANCE OF MODERN SCIENCE

      London: Digby, Long & Co., Publishers, 18 Bouverie Street, Fleet Street, E.C., n.d. [1891?].. Octavo, pp. [1-4] [1-2] 3-220 [1] 2-7 [8]: ads, original green bevel-edged cloth, front cover stamped in black, spine panel stamped in gold, publisher's monogram stamped in black on rear panel, top and fore edge untrimmed, floral patterned endpapers. First edition. A presentation copy with signed inscription by Brown on the half title page. "Borderline science fiction, told essentially as a mystery story with supernatural trappings. Henry Francis has disappeared, but his ghost has been seen, notably by his girl friend. The solution to the mystery lies in experiments conducted by the hermit scientist Flint, who has been using vibrations to to disintegrate and transmit matter. Francis, thus, has been disintegrated. The problem with the process is that although the body can be reintegrated by physical means, the spirit may be lacking. Attempts are made to communicate with Henry through Spiritualist mediums. Crude, sensational stuff." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1545. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 161. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 46. Bleiler, p. 143. Reginald 01963. Cloth rubbed at edges, a very good copy. A very scarce book. (#154659)

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        ELOQUENT SILENCE - Alma-Tadema, 1891.

      ELOQUENT SILENCEStaalgravure vervaardigd door P.J. Arendsen in 1891 naar het schilderij van Lourens Alma-Tadema (Opus CCCI). Gesigneerd met potlood door Alma-Tadema en Arendsen. In de tijd met de hand gekleurd. H x B: 42 x 34 cm.Afgebeeld is een Griekse dame die op het punt staat zich te verloven, ware het niet dat haar geliefde treuzelt en haar nog steeds niet ten huwelijk heeft gevraagd.Hoewel het misschien een triviaal onderwerp is, was deze periode van prille ongemakkelijke liefde van belang in Alma-Tadema?s oeuvre en kiest hij ook in dit werk een alledaagse sc?ne, een petite histoire. In zijn visie bestond het leven niet zozeer uit grootse gebeurtenissen, maar uit de gewone relaties tussen mensen.Prijs: ? 1.650,- (incl. lijst).

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        Principles of Chemistry

      1891. First Edition . MENDELEEV, Dmitrii. The Principles of Chemistry. London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1891. Two volumes. Octavo, original maroon cloth. $3200.First edition in English of Mendeleev's landmark chemistry textbook, providing the basis of the Periodic Law, with numerous in-text illustrations and diagrams, in original cloth.Mendeleev, already a renowned chemist, was appointed the chair of the chemistry department at the University of St. Petersburg in 1867. Unable to find a proper text for his students, he decided to write his own. ""He derived his basic plan for his book from Gerhardt's theory of types, whereby elements were grouped by valence in relation to hydrogen. The typical elements hydrogen (1), oxygen (2), nitrogen (3), and carbon (4), were listed first, followed, in the same order, by the halogens (1) and alkali metals (1)… Mendeleev's work towards [The Principles of Chemistry] led him to the periodic law, which he formulated in March 1869: 'Elements placed according to the value of their atomic weights present a clear periodicity of properties"" (DSB, 288). Based on this work Mendeleev was able to compose the first periodic table (as shown in the preface to Volume I), which remains strikingly similar to the first modern periodic table, devised by Moseley in 1914 (see PMM 407). Mendeleev was able to successfully predict the discovery of as yet undiscovered elements that would fit in according to his law, as demonstrated by the specific gaps he left in his table. First published in Russian in 1868, the English edition is based on the fifth Russian edition. ""The periodic law is the focus of the work; beginning with the third edition it is more prominent because it had been verified experimentally. Mendeleev rewrote each edition, including all new scientific data-particularly confirmations of the periodic law-and reanalyzing difficulties that had arisen to hinder its confirmation (inert gases, radioactivity, radioactive and rare-earth elements)"" (DSB, 293). Horblit 74. Norman 1493. Contemporary prize bookplates.Light foxing mainly to margins and edges of text blocks, original cloth handsome. A near-fine copy.

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        RAT'S PLAINT

      1891. Good. [Crepe Paper Book] THE RAT'S PLAINT. Tokyo: Published by T. Hasegawa, 10, Hiyoshi-cho, Meiji 24 [1891]. An oblong volume, 15.5 x 18.9 cm, bound with two ribbon ties. [32] pp., including covers. This color woodblock- printed fairy tale out of China, translated by Archibald Little, is one of the scarcer of the Hasegawa productions, particularly this, the first edition of the title, which is usually found as a second edition. Good impressions and colors. The covers are a bit spotted on the back and rubbed on the front with a bit of darkening internally, but still and all a nice copy of an unusual production.

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        Trenton Illustrated [photo Book] LBC

      Trenton, NJ: H R Page. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1891. Hardcover. Photographs; TRENTON ILLUSTRATED by Ellwood Parsons Robbins was published by H. R. Page & Co. In 1891. Part of binding crudely sewn. Lacking spine, boards detached, some plates out of order. It includes historic photographs of Trenton, including buildings, streets, parks and scenic views. Courtesy of The Trenton Library it contains- Cover Page (page 1) Deaf and Dumb Asylum (page 2) Introduction (includes a photograph of a Scene on the Delaware) (page3) Scene on the Assanpink Creek (page 16) State Capitol (page 17) State Asylum (page 18) Scene at Interstate Fairgrounds (page 19) View in Greenwood Cemetary (page 20) Scene at State Asylum Grounds (page 21) P & R R. R. Station (page 22) Model School (page 23) Scene on Greenwood Avenue (page 24) Fourth Presbyterian Church (page 25) D & B B R. R. Co. Bridge (page 26) The State Normal School (page 27) Scene on the Delaware (page 28) Warren Street From State (page 29) Union Library Co. (page 30) Scenes on North Clinton Avenue (page 31) McClellan Monument (page 32) Swamp Angel and Scene on Chestnut Street (page 33) Third Presybyterian Church (page 34) North Broad From State (page 35) New Building State Asylum (page 36) Scene on the Assanpink Creek near Monmouth Street (page 37) Scene on the Assanpink Creek from Monmouth Street Bridge (page 38) State Industrial School for Girls (page 39) Bethany Presbyterian Church andFirst Baptist Church (page 40) Post Office (page 41) Masonic Temple (page 42) Scene on the Assanpink Creek (page 43) Church of the Sacred Heart (page 44) Scene on Hanover Street (page 45) Scene in Riverview Cemetery (page 46) City Hall (page 47) Scene at the Dam (page 48) The Real Estate Safe Deposit Trust and Investment Co. Building (page 49) View on S. Broad Street (page 50) Prospect Street Presbyterian Church (page 51) State Prison (page 52) Scene in Cadwalader Park (page 53) The John A. Roebling School and Centennial School (page 54) View in Broad Street Park – The Lake (page 55) Saint Francis Hospital (page 56) Scene on E. State Street from Clinton Avenue (page 57) Forst-Rickey Building (page 58) High Bridge in Broad Street Park (page 59) se (page 60) Entrance to Cadwalader Park (page 61) The Lady of Lourdes Church (page 62) The Willets Mfg. Co. (page 63) Chambers Street Bridge (page 64) View on Canal from Perry Street (page 65) Scene in Broad Street Park (page 66) Looking South on N. Broad Street from Perry (page 67) Trenton Battle Monument (page 68) St. Mary's Cathedral (page 69) Scene on the Delaware (page 70) Scene on West State Street and Prospect Street (page 71) Scene on State Street and Hicksite Friend Church (page 72) The Mansion at Cadwalader Park (page 73) The Union Industrial School (page 74) Scene in Cadwalader Park (page 75) Residence of Abraham Hunt, Headquarters, Assanpink Bridge andthe Triumphal Arch of 1789 and the Douglas House (page 76) Scene on the Canal at Cadwalader Park (page 77) Scene on the Delaware Bridge (page 78) First Presbyterian Church (page 79) Maddock & Sons Pottery Building (page 80) View on the Assanpink Creek (page 81) Scene on Greenwood Avenue (page 82) Residence of S. P. Dunham and Scene on Bellevue Avenue (page 83) Trenton Country Club and Scene on West State St. (page 84) Scenes on West State Street (page 85) Residence of Washington A. Roebling and Residence of Charles G Roebling (page 86) State Capitol (page 87) Residence of William Woodhouse Residence of Cola C. Oliphant (page 88) Scene on Hamilton Avenue and Scene on West State Street (page 89) Scene on Berkeley Avenue and Scene on West State Street (page 90) Calhoun Street Bridge (page 91) Trenton from the River (page 92) State Street Looking West from Broad (page 93) Part of the Old Barracks (page 94). This volume is lacking plates identified as pages 82 to 90, it also has tne plate titled County Court House which is not in the reference copy. It appears that there may also be a copy in the Rutgers library as well as the NJ State Library in Trenton.; 14 .

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        Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan.

      London: John Murray,, 1891. Including a Summer in the Upper Karun Region and a Visit to the Nestorian Rayahs. By Mrs. Bishop (Isabella L. Bird). 2 volumes, octavo (204 x 130 mm). Original light blue cloth, spines lettered in gilt, front boards decoratively stamped in blue with titles and concentric frames gilt, patterned endpapers, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. Photographic frontispiece to vol. 1, 12 engraved plates including the frontispiece to vol. 2, engravings to the text. Bookplate of Francis Gray Smart (1844–1912, physician and pioneer of homeopathy) to front pastedowns. Tips bumped, trivial mark to vol. 1 spine, superficial splits to vol. 1 inner hinge and to head of vol. 2 front joint. An excellent copy. First edition of one of the most important English accounts of Persia in the 19th century (Wright, The English Amongst the Persians, p. 149), by "the most notable woman traveller of her time" (ODNB). "The archetypal Victorian Lady Traveller … Isabella Bird did not begin her travelling career until quite late in life … for until she was forty she was occupied as the family spinster in caring for her parents" (Robinson). For health reasons she sailed for Australia, New Zealand the Sandwich Islands, then visiting in China and Japan. Following a trip to India in 1879, Bird landed at Basra on 1 January 1880 intending "to ride across little known parts of Turkey and Persia, to visit Christian outposts and the ancient communities of the Armenians and Nestorians in Kurdistan. She fell in with Major Herbert Sawyer of the Indian army. Her reputation as a traveller must have preceded her, for the tough officer of thirty-eight agreed to set off with the widow of sixty (said to be in poor health). On 21 January 1890 they left Baghdad for Tehran on the roughest journey in her experience. It took them forty-five days, through driving and drifting snow, sheltering at night in overcrowded and filthy caravanserai. So impressed was Sawyer with his companion's courage and efficiency that he took her with him on his official journey among the Bakhtiari tribespeople of south-west Persia" (ODNB). After Bird finished helping Sawyer with his survey work, she rode north for the Black Sea. Bird's obituary in The Guardian considered her account "in some respects … the best of her works, for both country and people and people are full of interest and variety, and her journey included a visit to some of the little-known Christian settlements in Syria, whose archaic ceremonies and and curious way of living she sympathetically describes". The year after publication Bird (1831–1904) became the first woman elected to the Royal Geographical Society.

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        A Ride to India. Across Persia and Baluchistan.

      London: Chapman and Hall, Limited, 1891 - Octavo. Original light blue cloth, spine lettered in silver, fire-dancer vignette to front board in black and copper, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. Ownership inscription dated 1924 to front free endpaper, later bookplate completed in manuscript to front pastedown. Spine gently rolled, tips and spine-ends very lightly rubbed, front board faintly sunned along top edge, short (25 mm) closed tear to map at fold costing one letter, internally clean. An excellent copy with bright plates. Frontispiece, 11 plates and 10 illustrations to the text, all by Herbert Walker after the author, and a folding area map to the rear. First edition. In 1889 De Windt rode on horseback from Tbilisi to Bombay, travelling through Baku, Tehran, Isfahan, Shiraz, Bushire, Baluchistan and Quetta. He served as aide-de-camp to his brother-in-law Charles Brooke, Rajah of Sarawak, from 1876 to 1878, and also travelled widely across Russia, including a journey to Western Siberia in 1890 to inspect the region's prisons. Scarce in this condition. Wilson, Bibliography of Persia, p. 246. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Das Märchen. Schauspiel in drei Aufzügen. Manuskript. [In Sammelband mit 5 weiteren Bühnenstücken aus der Zeit.].

      Wien, Druck von Carl Steinhardt 1891. 8°. 118(2) S. Mit 2 Bühnenskizzen. Halbleinenband der Zeit m. Deckelbezügen aus Achatmarmorpapier u. Rü.präg (?Theater 33.?). Buchdeckel mit Kratzspuren, Rü. geblichen, Deckelkanten abgerieben, papierbedingt gebräunt. - Auf Titelblatt mit eh. Widmung `Herrn Hofschauspieler Max Devrient hochachtungsvoll. ArtSch`. \"Kosch 15, 660; vgl. WG² 2 (hier die erste Buchausgabe von 1894). Als ?Manuskript? gedruckte erste Ausgabe von Schnitzlers frühem Bühnenstück ?Das Märchen?. Drei Jahre vor der ersten Buchausgabe 1894 (bei Pierson in Dresden) erschienen und zwei Jahre vor ?Anatol? (1893). Schnitzler begann 1890 mit der Arbeit zu ?Das Märchen?, in dem der Schriftsteller Fedor Denner die Schauspielerin Fanny Theren liebt, doch es gelingt ihm nicht zu vergessen, daß er für sie nicht ?der erste? Liebhaber ist. ?S. schreibt sein erstes großes Bühnenstück in drei Akten, das auch ein Versuch ist, sich von der besessenen Eifersucht auf die Vergangenheit [] zu befreien. ?Begann das ?Mährchen? zu schreiben. ?Das Mährchen von der Gefallenen?. Befreie mich. ? Psychologisches aus meinem Verhältnis mit Mz. [d.i. Marie (Mizi) Glümer].? Notiert er im November 1890 in sein Tagebuch und am 26. Februar 1891: ?[?Das Mährchen?] Endet schlecht. ? Wie wird?s in Wirklichkeit enden??. (vgl. Farese, Arthur Schnitzler. Ein Leben in Wien. S.40ff.). Das Stück wurde am 1. Dezember 1893 am Wiener Volkstheater uraufgeführt. Es fällt durch und wird nur mehr ein einziges Mal gezeigt, dann verschwindet es vom Spielplan. ? Mit Widmung an den deutschen Schauspieler Maximilian Paul Devrient (1857-1929), der als einer der herausragendsten deutschsprachigen Schauspieler des ausgehenden 19. Jahrhunderts galt. Bereits 1882 wurde er an das Burgtheater in Wien engagiert, das zum Mittelpunkt seines künstlerischen Schaffens als Schauspieler wie auch als Regisseur wurde. 1911 spielte er in der Besetzung der Uraufführung von Schnitzlers ?Das weite Land? mit. ? Der Sammelband enthält außerdem: Fitger, A[rthur]. Die Hexe. 1885. / L?Arronge, Adolph. Hasemann?s Töchter. o.J. / Fortis, Leone. Kunst und Liebe. 1896. / Lope de Vega, König und Bauer. Bearbeitung v. August Förster. 1887. / Edler, Karl Erdm. Theodora. 1881. - DIESES OBJEKT UNTERLIEGT DER DIFFERENZBESTEUERUNG.\" Versand D: 15,00 EUR Widmungsexemplare, Signierte Bücher, Theater, Schauspiel, Drama, Österreich, Wiener Moderne

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        Legislation sur les Raisins Secs: Etude et Commentaire

      Montpellier / Paris: Camille Coulet / G. Masson. 1891. First. First edition. 12mo. 168 (2)pp. Contemporary cloth and papercovered boards with leather spine label. Two small, attractive bookplates of Arthur Christian, lightly rubbed, else a near fine copy. Scarce. .

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        The Pearl of Great Price: Being a Choice Selection from the Revelations, Translations and Narrations of Joseph Smith

      Salt Lake City, UT: George Q. Cannon & Sons Company, 1891. 4th edition. Hardcover. 90pp. Octavo [22 cm] Blue cloth with gilt stamped title on the front board. Very good. Minor rubbing to the corners. Gentle fading to the boards. Inscription on the front free endsheet. Includes all three facsimiles from The Book of Abraham, including facsimile #2, as a three part folding plate, which is in very nice condition. Flake/Draper 6171.

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        Binding, Fine- Otto Zahn, The Toof Bindery] Lapsus Calami

      Macmilla and Bowes, Cambridge 1891 - Small 8vo. Bound in rich tan full morocco with elegant gilt flowing vine and leaf pattern on extremities of both covers and all over spine, by Otto Zahn, noted German born bookbinder who studied with Zaehnsdorf, and did most of his work in the U.S. at the Toof Bindery, and also on his own. Gilt inner dentelles, attractive giold and light pink decorated endpapers, signed in gilt pallet from dentelle: "B. C. Toof & Co./ Zahn." Fine. Bindings bound by Otto Zahn are extremely scarce, most being in private possession.

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        Reisen in Afrika 1875-1886. Erster Band (1875-1878). Nach seinen Tagebüchern unter der Mitwirkung von Richard Buchta herausgegeben von dem Reisenden. Zweiter Band (1879-1882). Nach seinen Tagebüchern bearbeitet und herausgegeben von dem Reisenden. Dritter Band (1882-1886). Nach seinen Tagebüchern bearbeitet und herausgegeben von dem Reisenden.

      Wien und Olmütz, Eduard Hölzel, 1889-1891. - 3 Bände. Ca. 23,3 x 17 cm. XVI Seiten, 585 (1) Seiten, mit 38 Vollbildern, 125 Illustrationen im Text und 9 (davon 1 gefaltete) Karten; XVI Seiten, 560 Seiten, mit 35 Vollbildern, 130 Illustrationen im Text und 6 Karten; XVI Seiten, 740 Seiten, mit 47 Vollbildern und 130 Illustrationen im Text von Fischer und Rheinfelder, 10 (davon eine lose gefaltete Karte im Anhang) Karten und einem Carton von Hassenstein und mehreren Plänen. Kainbacher (3. A.) 204. Kapitale minimal berieben. Bemerkenswert wohlerhaltenes Exemplar. Grüne, illustrierte Original-Leinenbände. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Main-Travelled Roads: Six Mississippi Valley Stories.

      Boston: Arena Publishing Co., 1891. 8vo, original blue cloth, silver lettering. Garland's first substantial book (preceded only by the play Under the Wheel) which foreshadows all of his early realistic fiction on working men and women, particularly Midwestern farmers. This original edition did not sell well, but was extensively reviewed and praised as the work of a promising young writer. There were numerous subsequent editions (including one by Stone & Kimball). ¶ Inscribed on the front free endpaper "For Miss Minna Smith / My Friendly Critic - much / valued. / Hamlin Garland / Roxbury. / Nov. 3/91." Minna Smith and her sister Gertrude were minor Boston authors and close to the circle of authors (Mary Wilkins Freeman, Alice Brown, Bradford Torrey, Alice Guiney, et al.) that nurtured the young Garland and listened to and commented on his literary lectures. Poor quality paper a little browned; very good copy.

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        LITTLE MINISTER

      London Cassell and Co 1891 - 3 volumes. First edition, with 16 pages of ads dated "5 G.9.91." 8vo, original brown cloth lettered in gilt on spines. 232, ads; 239; 232. Internally clean and tight with hinges unrepaired, original cloth in good order and now housed in a fine half morocco slipcase. SCARCE, especially so in original cloth. THE LITTLE MINISTER was Barrie’s first work to achieve a high level of success and largely established his reputation. It is a sentimental novel that Barrie would also later produce on stage, again successfully. The work was written over 15 years prior to the introduction of his most famous character, Peter Pan. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Leaves of Grass, Including Sands at Seventy . Ist Annex, Good-bye My Fancy . 2d Annex, A Backward Glance O'er Travel'd Roads, and Portrait from Life

      David McKay ca. 1891-2, Philadelphia - 438 p. 20 cm. Portrait with tissue guard inserted between pp. 28 and 29. Green paper hardcover with gold print. Top edge gilt, others deckled. Original spine with surface chipping to both hinges. Spine head pulled away at fornt board hinge. Front hinge cracking, corners and edges a bit rubbed. Ink signature on front free endpaper. Some foxing to endpapers. Some pages tore and chipped when cut. Leaves 11 and 14 are not cancels but 1/8" shorter at bottom than the rest of the text block. "Reprint, but included here as Whitman's final arrangement of this work." BAL 21441. Binding # 3, Printing # 2. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gilbertianae. Isthmian Rhymes

      (Great Barrington MA): (Douglas Bros.). (1891). First. First edition. Cloth gilt. Boards a bit soiled, and corners slightly worn, a solid, very good or better copy. Published (sort of) anonymously, this copy is Inscribed by the author: "G.A. Cunningham, Jr. with the kindest regards of the Author. Colon, P.I. 1893." The author, James Stanley Gilbert, worked in the isthmus of Panama starting in 1886 for the Panama Railroad Company, later becoming an agent for a steamship company. He was one of the first Americans to write about pre-canal Panama, and was known as "The Poet of Panama." While his poetry was both popular and well-regarded in a Kiplingesque-manner, his status as a businessman-poet hurt his reputation with critics generally. Although his later book, Panama Patchwork, was re-issued many times (thirteen printings between 1906-1935), this title is very uncommon, especially signed. OCLC lists but one copy in an American library (Brown University). .

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        Das Märchen. Schauspiel in drei Aufzügen. Manuskript. [In Sammelband mit 5 weiteren Bühnenstücken aus der Zeit.].

      Wien, Druck von Carl Steinhardt 1891. - 8°. 118(2) S. Mit 2 Bühnenskizzen. Halbleinenband der Zeit m. Deckelbezügen aus Achatmarmorpapier u. Rü.präg (?Theater 33.?). Buchdeckel mit Kratzspuren, Rü. geblichen, Deckelkanten abgerieben, papierbedingt gebräunt. - Auf Titelblatt mit eh. Widmung 'Herrn Hofschauspieler Max Devrient hochachtungsvoll. ArtSch'. Kosch 15, 660; vgl. WG 2 (hier die erste Buchausgabe von 1894). Als ?Manuskript? gedruckte erste Ausgabe von Schnitzlers frühem Bühnenstück ?Das Märchen? Drei Jahre vor der ersten Buchausgabe 1894 (bei Pierson in Dresden) erschienen und zwei Jahre vor ?Anatol? (1893). Schnitzler begann 1890 mit der Arbeit zu ?Das Märchen?, in dem der Schriftsteller Fedor Denner die Schauspielerin Fanny Theren liebt, doch es gelingt ihm nicht zu vergessen, daß er für sie nicht ?der erste? Liebhaber ist. ?S. schreibt sein erstes großes Bühnenstück in drei Akten, das auch ein Versuch ist, sich von der besessenen Eifersucht auf die Vergangenheit [] zu befreien. ?Begann das ?Mährchen? zu schreiben. ?Das Mährchen von der Gefallenen? Befreie mich. ? Psychologisches aus meinem Verhältnis mit Mz. [d.i. Marie (Mizi) Glümer].? Notiert er im November 1890 in sein Tagebuch und am 26. Februar 1891: ?[?Das Mährchen?] Endet schlecht. ? Wie wird?s in Wirklichkeit enden?? (vgl. Farese, Arthur Schnitzler. Ein Leben in Wien. S.40ff.). Das Stück wurde am 1. Dezember 1893 am Wiener Volkstheater uraufgeführt. Es fällt durch und wird nur mehr ein einziges Mal gezeigt, dann verschwindet es vom Spielplan. ? Mit Widmung an den deutschen Schauspieler Maximilian Paul Devrient (1857-1929), der als einer der herausragendsten deutschsprachigen Schauspieler des ausgehenden 19. Jahrhunderts galt. Bereits 1882 wurde er an das Burgtheater in Wien engagiert, das zum Mittelpunkt seines künstlerischen Schaffens als Schauspieler wie auch als Regisseur wurde. 1911 spielte er in der Besetzung der Uraufführung von Schnitzlers ?Das weite Land? mit. ? Der Sammelband enthält außerdem: Fitger, A[rthur]. Die Hexe. 1885. / L?Arronge, Adolph. Hasemann?s Töchter. o.J. / Fortis, Leone. Kunst und Liebe. 1896. / Lope de Vega, König und Bauer. Bearbeitung v. August Förster. 1887. / Edler, Karl Erdm. Theodora. 1881. - DIESES OBJEKT UNTERLIEGT DER DIFFERENZBESTEUERUNG. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Leaves of Grass, Including Sands at Seventy ... Ist Annex, Good-bye My Fancy ... 2d Annex, A Backward Glance O'er Travel'd Roads, and Portrait from Life

      Philadelphia: David McKay, ca. 1891-2. Hardcover. Fair. 438 p. 20 cm. Portrait with tissue guard inserted between pp. 28 and 29. Green paper hardcover with gold print. Top edge gilt, others deckled. Original spine with surface chipping to both hinges. Spine head pulled away at fornt board hinge. Front hinge cracking, corners and edges a bit rubbed. Ink signature on front free endpaper. Some foxing to endpapers. Some pages tore and chipped when cut. Leaves 11 and 14 are not cancels but 1/8" shorter at bottom than the rest of the text block. "Reprint, but included here as Whitman's final arrangement of this work." BAL 21441. Binding # 3, Printing # 2.

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        CROZETS VOYAGE TO TASMANIA,NEW ZEALAND,the LADRONE ISLANDS and the PHILIPPINES 1771-1772

      Truslove & Shirley 1891 - Number 63 of 500 copies,initialed by author.Brown cloth covers with gold titles to spine.Bevelled edged boards,VG++ lightest rubs at top and bottom of spine,corners bent in.Contains plates and illustrations and large fold out map.Block sound and tight,clean and tidy.Front internal hinge paper cracked,sound and holding firmly,first 3 prelims have paper repairs to top corners,title page mint.Nice copy of an exceedinly rare book. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Ptilorhis paradisea, Rifle-bird, Australian.

      Ptilorhis paradisea, Rifle-bird, Australian. £850

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        MRS A. B. MARSHALL'S LARGER COOKERY BOOK OF EXTRA RECIPES. DEDICATED BY PERMISSION TO H. R. H. PRINCESS CHRISTIAN

      London: Marshall's School of Cookery and Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co, 1891. First edition. Inner hinges reinforced, some edgewear and bumping to corners, else very good. First edition. Quarto. 656p, 28p illustrated ads. 284 illustrations including portrait frontispiece. Publisher's green pebbled cloth over beveled boards with gilt titles on spine and upper cover, covers with frames in blind. "An entrepreneur, innovator, and inventor, Agnes Marshall was probably the foremost Victorian cookbook writer, and made unique contributions to the development of ices and ice cream. She apparently originated the edible ice-cream cone... [Her] Larger Cookery Book of Extra Recipes, as much a prestige publication as a practical cookbooks, and aimed at the haute cuisine end of the market." (Alice Arndt. Culinary Biographies, p. 257-8) Her other book are The Book of Ices, 1885: Mrs. A. B. Marshall's Book of Cookery, 1888; Fancy Ices, 1894. Bitting p. 310.

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        Documents Epigraphiques Recueillis Dans Le Nord De l'Arabie par M. Charles Doughty. With an Introduction by Ernest Renan.

      Imprimerie Nationale, Paris 1891 - 64 pp. of which 6 pages in French (introduction by Ernest Renan), 58 pp. English text by Doughty, 67 engraved plates of which 16 drawings, 3 maps & 9 folding plates, title gilt & tipped in on front cover, minor dampness at margins of few pages, extracts from ‘Notices Et Extraits des Manuscits de la Bibliotheque National et Autres Bibliotheques’, Tome XXIV. antiquities, arabian peninsula, middle east travel, exploration, charles doughty, nabatean inscriptions, saudi arabia, Aramaic, judaica, Semitic epigraphy, Ernest Renan. The publication of this volume follows long negotiations during which Doughty tried unsuccessfully to sell the Nabatean inscriptions he brought back with him from North Africa in the years 1876-77, to the British Museum and then to the Royal Geographical Society and the Royal Museum of Berlin. The Paris based Academie des Inscriptions were preparing to publish, under the direction of Ernest Renan, a Corpus of Semitic Inscriptions. Doughty accepted their offer to publish this volume quickly (under the pressure of Huber's second visit to Northern Arabia) and for no remuneration except for 150 free copies. Renan and the Epigraphists J.Derenbourg, de Vogue, P. Berger, J. Halévy and Clermont -Ganneau translated the 27 Nabatean texts copied in Midian-Saleh. These inscriptions in Aramaic show that most of the Surnames are in Arabic, which proves the origins of these Nabateans. Doughty deposited his copies of the book with Klincksieck, the bookseller that Renan's recommended, but by the end of 1885 only 31 copies were sold. Some of the plates in this book were later used for ‘Arabia Deserta’, and Cambridge University Press had to borrow them from the Academie for a fee which aroused Doughty's indignation on the grounds that he had originally supplied them for free. Bibliographic note: Macro 855. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Leçons cliniques sur l'hystérie et l'hypnotisme faites à l'Hôpital Saint-André de Bordeaux. Ouvrage précédé d'une lettre-préface de M. le Professeur J. M. Charcot.

      Paris, O. Doin, 1891, 2 vol. in 8°, de Xpp., 1f., 531pp., 75 figures in t., 6 planches h.t., et 2ff., 551pp., 58 figures in t., 10 planches photo h.t., demi-chagrin brun époque, bon exemplaire. Très rare première édition. Disciple de Charcot, Pitres reprend dans les leçons les principaux points du dogme de la Salpétrière. Les planches h.t. sont d'après les photographies originales de F. Panajou, chef du service de photographie de la Faculté de Bordeaux et quelques reproductions de gravures tirées de l'ouvrage de Carré de Montgeron sur les convulsionnaires de Saint-Médard (1731). ¶ Waller I, 7477 - Barrucand, hist. de l'hypnose 144 - Caillet n°8710.

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        La Vie Populaire : année 1891 complète

      First edition of this illustrated magazine bi-weekly serials are engaged in unpublished, are previously published texts of the most illustrious writers of the late siècle.bindings half shagreen cherry back with five nerves decorated nets with small cold traces of rubbing, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, first boards cover illustrated preserved bindings époque.Riches the literary contributions including those of G. de Maupassant, Verlaine P., H. Ibsen, J. Lorrain, A. Daudet including the complete delivery of "Port-Tarascon," H. Malot with an unpublished novel "Anie" A. Villiers de l'Isle Adam, A. France, T. de Banville, J. Richepin, E. Zola with full delivery of "Money," with P. Loti "Suleima" Courteline G., E. de Goncourt, Papus, G. Rodenbach, Leconte de Lisle, C. Cros ... Contributions pictorial A. Rodin, JP Laurens, JL Forain, JF Raffaelli ... Nice and rare set despite a few minor foxing. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! La Vie populaire Paris 1er Janvier au 31 Décembre 1891 24,5x32,5cm 104 fascicules reliés en 2 volumes

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        MIYAKO NO NISHIKI

      , 1891. 1891. Very Good. [EHON] TANAKA JIHEI, publisher & printer. MIYAKO NO NISHIKI. Kyo^to, Meiji 24 [1891]. Yellow patterned paper over boards, folding orihon album. 24.2 x 16.6 cm. 26 double page images after paintings by such Kyo^to school stalwarts as Mori Kansai, Ko^no Bairei, Imao Keinen, Takeuchi Seiho^, Kikuchi Ho^bun, Tomioka Tessai, etc., etc. A wonderful tour of the mid-Meiji Bunjin work transitioning into Nihonga. The printed paper title is after calligraphy by Tessai. A throroughly satisfying example of the genre in a nicely printed example in very good condition with a just a bit of soiling to the covers. By no means a common book, not in Mitchell.

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        HOKUSAI SHASHIN GAFU Zen

      1891 - [EHON] HOKUSAI, artist. HOKUSAI SHASHIN GAFU Zen. Tokyo: Aoki Heikichi, Meiji 24 [1891]. 24.5 x 17cm, Orihon style with decorated paper covers over stiff boards with printed paper title labels. This HOKUSAI'S REALISTIC SKETCHBOOK is a Meiji-era rendering of Hokusai favorites, here recreated in color woodcut in a relatively larger format than one usually encounters for Hokusai ehon: Each of the 20 double page folding prints expands to a full 20.3 x 31.5cm in image size - about the size of a horizontal chu^ban print. The covers are slightly soiled and the printed paper title label missing, the interior clean. The designs are quite nice, the printings quite good -- overall an interesting and unusual late Hokusai item.

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        HOKUSAI SHASHIN GAFU Zen

      , 1891. 1891. Good. [EHON] HOKUSAI, artist. HOKUSAI SHASHIN GAFU Zen. Tokyo: Aoki Heikichi, Meiji 24 [1891]. 24.5 x 17cm, Orihon style with decorated paper covers over stiff boards with printed paper title labels. This HOKUSAI'S REALISTIC SKETCHBOOK is a Meiji-era rendering of Hokusai favorites, here recreated in color woodcut in a relatively larger format than one usually encounters for Hokusai ehon: Each of the 20 double page folding prints expands to a full 20.3 x 31.5cm in image size - about the size of a horizontal chu^ban print. The covers are slightly soiled and the printed paper title label missing, the interior clean. The designs are quite nice, the printings quite good -- overall an interesting and unusual late Hokusai item.

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        Beiträge zur Völkerkunde Brasiliens.

      Verlag von W. Spemann, Berlin, 1891. - EA. Veröffentlichungen aus dem königlichen Museum für Völkerkunde, II. Band,- 1./2. Heft. Mit 15 Tafeln auf starkem Karton mit sehr zahlreichen fotogr. Abb. , eine Farbtafel (Zeichnungen) sowie weitere 48 Abb. im Text. HLn.-Band mit aufgezogener OBroschur. 80 S. plus unpag. Tafelteil. Folio-Format 36,5x26,5cm. Die Original-Broschurumschläge mit kleinen Ausbesserungs-Stellen, ExLibris auf Vorsatz, ansonsten sehr guter Zustand. Erste massgebliche größere Publikation des bekannten Anthropologen und Ethnologen, basierend auf Material der zweiten deutschen Xingu-Expedition unter 'Karl von den Steinen', an der Ehrenreich teilgenommen hatte. Ausgezeichnete Foto-Tafeln.

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        THE SONG OF HIAWATHA

      Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, The Riverside Press, 1891. First Remington Edition. About fine. First Remington Edition. xviii, 242p. Illustrated by Frederic Remington with full-page plates and text drawings. Nicely bound in half red crushed morocco with marbled sides, t.e.g., the spine with gilt titles and a floral panel ornament in the panels, each band bordered with three different decorative rules. BAL 12720.

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        The Song of Hiawatha

      Houghton, Mifflin and Company, Boston & New York 1891 - Rebound into full tan calf with a section from the original gilt stamped suede cover to the front board; raised bands, gilt decorations, and deep maroon and green gilt stamped title plates to the spine. Top edges gilt. Marbled endpages. Illustrated throughout in black and white as well as with black and white plates with tissue guards. The hinges have started but the binding is sound. Outer page edges a bit browned and there is a small stain to the head of the pages near the spine. Otherwise fine. Bookplate from the library of Frederic Remington to the front pastedown. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Bulbuls of North Cachar, Parts 1-5 + The Birds Of North Cachar, Parts 1-10 + The Birds of Cachar, Parts 1-2 + Notes on a new species of Wren + Birds of the Khasia Hills, Parts 1-2 + Miscellaneous Notes.

      Bombay: Bombay Natural History Society, 1891-1901. First edition.. Occasional light foxing to a few text pages only; overall, a bright and clean copy in copy in fine condition.. Pp. 1-12, 125-131, 263-268, 413-424, 1-16, 162-211, 1-24, 111-146, 1-12, 161-168, 339-371, 539-567, 222-233, 390-405, 486-510, 399-405, 563-570, 319-322, 783-795, 957-975, 1, 1, 217-218; with 16 fine chromolithograph color plates (four are double-page plates), some finished by hand-coloring, many are after paintings by Keulemans. Later one-quarter red morocco leather over marbled boards, spine with five raised bands, set off by gilt panel lines, and black morocco author/title labels, lettered in gilt, in two compartments, lg 8vo. This work consists of multiple parts published in the Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society: volume VII, no. 1-4; volume VIII, no. 2; volume IX, no. 1-2; volume 10, no. 1-4, volume XII, 3 parts; volume XIII, no. 3-4; volume XV11, 2 parts; other miscellaneous parts. There are a total of 365 pages in this work with 16 fine chromolithograph plates - some finished by hand-coloring - most are after paintings by John Gerrard Keulemans, the great Dutch bird illustrator. Cachar is an administrative district in the state of Assam in northeastern India. The flora of Cachar is predominately tropical evergreen forest but there are large tracts of rainforest in the northern and southern parts of the region. This monograph is the first to describe, in detail, the birds of this northeastern Indian region in the state of Assam. The rear (blank) side of 4 plates bear a small and old oval ink stamp of the Bath public library, this same stamp occurs 3 times in the margin of the text, there are no other ownership marks and no signs of use.

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        RAT'S PLAINT

      1891 - [Crepe Paper Book] THE RAT'S PLAINT. Tokyo: Published by T. Hasegawa, 10, Hiyoshi-cho, Meiji 24 [1891]. An oblong volume, 15.5 x 18.9 cm, bound with two ribbon ties. [32] pp., including covers. This color woodblock- printed fairy tale out of China, translated by Archibald Little, is one of the scarcer of the Hasegawa productions, particularly this, the first edition of the title, which is usually found as a second edition. Good impressions and colors. The covers are a bit spotted on the back and rubbed on the front with a bit of darkening internally, but still and all a nice copy of an unusual production.

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        Letters of Horace Walpole

      1891. WALPOLE, Horace. The Letters of Horace Walpole, Fourth Earl of Oxford, Edited by Peter Cunningham. London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1891. Nine volumes. Octavo, contemporary three-quarter green morocco, raised bands, top edges gilt. $2200.Limited edition, number 53 of only 100 large-paper copies printed on handmade paper, with dozens of full-page mounted India proof portraits.""It is as a letter-writer that Walpole attains his highest point. In these epistles to Mann, to Montagu, to Mason, to Conway, to Lady Hervey, to Lady Ossory, to Hannah More, and a host of others, almost every element of wit and humour, variety and charm, is present. For gossip, anecdote, epigram, description, illustration, there is nothing quite like them in English, and Byron did not overpraise them when he called them `incomparable'"" (DNB XX, 632). A most desirable edition of ""the entire series of Walpole's correspondence,"" first published in 1857 (Lowndes V, 2822). Fine condition, handsomely bound.

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        Moderne Architektur

      Konrad Wittwer, Stuttgart 1891 - First edition. Portfolio. [4]pp., and 95 color plates (of 100: lacking plates 9, 15, 53, 54, and 91). Issued in two parts, each with a flexible stiff paper cover with printed paper labels. Ex-library copy with a bookplate on the inside of each cover, and small ink stamp on the title page and plates (most ink stamps are located in the upper right corner of the printed image, i.e., in the sky above the building depicted). The margins of the covers are chipped away, the title page is toned with some chipping to the edges, scattered foxing to the outer margins of the plates, a few plates with scattered short tears at the edges, else overall most of the color-printed plates are good or better. Beautifully printed views of commercial and residential architecture, including plans, of fin de siecle Stuttgart, Germany. The subtitle gives the details: Ausgefuhrte stadtische Wohngebaude, Geschafts- und Einfamilienhauser, Villen mit ihren Nebenbauten, interessante Details und Innenansichten, Holz- und Zierbauten, Grundrisse etc. etc., in farbiger Darstellung. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Le bulletin horticole et agricole. (and from 1891 on till 1921:) et apicole. Journal d'horticulture pratique. Publié par Jules Belot avec le Concours de plusieurs praticiens distingués. (Later on:) Organe du Cercle d'Arboriculture de Liège et de la Société Horticole & Agricole du Centre du Condroz à Ochain-Clavier) Tome 1er, Année 1883 - Tome 38e, Année 1925

      Liége, S.A. de l'Imprimerie Liégeoise, 1883-1925, 1891. 38 vols. Large 8vo (27x18 cm). Contemporary half cloth. The first volumes with titles on paperlabels on spines, later on gilt titles on spines, boards covered with marbled paper. A biweekly magazine (without the wrappers) bound in 38 volumes (1914-1919, in 1 vol.: 1er août 1914 était le 15e cahier de la 32e année, le 15 août 1919 après un éclipse de cinq ans le Bulletin reparut avec le no 16 de la 32e année). Each volume with a few illustrations of flowers, trees, vegetables, etc. - A good set, complete from the beginning till 1926.

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        THE LETTERS OF HORACE WALPOLE FOURTH EARL OF ORFORD IN NINE VOLUMES

      Richard Bentley, London 1891 - Complete set in nine volumes. Limited to 100 copies of this edition on handmade paper, 20/100. Royal 8vo (26 x 18cm). Each volume has: frontispiece (tissue-guard), half-title lettered in red, title-page lettered in black and red with circular cameo engraving of an aspect of Strawberry Hill House (Walpole's home in Twickenham, SW London). Total of sixty-seven plates including frontispieces and folding genealogical tables and fold-out family crest. Bound in full vellum with spectacular gilt family crests of the Walpole family to the spine and front board of each volume. Vellum slightly grubby on some volumes, but generally very minimal wear throughout. A very handsome and plutocratic set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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