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        Trois stations de psychothérapie

      - Perrin & Cie, Paris 1891, 9,5x15,5cm, relié. - Edizione originale sulla carta corrente. Bound in piena marrone marocco cioccolato, torna con cinque nervi, dorato data di coda su ruote copricapi d'oro, guardie e contreplats di carta fatta a mano, con la cornice di pizzo d'oro sulla contreplats, copertine e dorsi conservati, doppi filetti dorati sui tagli, tutti i bordi dorato, magnifico legame firmato da Mercier. Provenienza: Biblioteca di Raoul Simonson con la sua ex libris incollato su un contreplat. Bellissimo esemplare completamente stabilite. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant. Reliure en plein maroquin marron chocolat, dos à cinq nerfs, date dorée en queue, roulettes dorées sur les coiffes, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, encadrement d'une dentelle dorée sur les contreplats, couvertures et dos conservés, doubles filets dorés sur les coupes, toutes tranches dorées, superbe reliure signée de Mercier. Provenance : de la bibliothèque de Raoul Simonson avec son ex-libris encollé sur un contreplat. Bel exemplaire parfaitement établi.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Critical and Historical Essays Contributed to the Edinburgh Review by Lord Macaulay. New Edition In Three Volumes. [Law Society Prize Copy].

      London Longmans, Green, and Co. and New York: 15 East 16th Street 1891. Printed by Spottiswoode and Co., New-Street Square London. - Three Volumes: size of bindings: 5 ¾ in. x 8 5/8 in. x 1 ½ in. (thick); Volume 1: [xii], [1]-585 pp.; Volume 2: [iv-vi], [1]-611 pp.; Volume 3: [iv-vi], [1]-667, including index (volumes 2 + 3 lack the half-titles). A specially bound prize presentation set, bound by J. Low, with their printed ticket in the back of the first volume, and front of volumes 2 & 3: J. Low, Binder, 43 Southampton Buildings Chancery Lane. Bound in full maroon morocco leather with five raised bands on the spine, with gilt-lettered titles, and richly gilt floral designs in the spine compartments, gilt borders around the covers, on cover edges, and gilt dentelles on leather turn-ins; with the gilt arms of the Incorporated Law Society of the United Kingdom, on each front cover: [motto]: Leges Juraque Servamus. Instituted: 1827. Incorporated: II W. IV: [William IV] Re-Incorporated: VIII: Vic. [Victoria]; headbands, all edges gilt; with blue-green marbled endpapers. Former owner's printed book label pasted to the marbled endpaper in volume 1. A few small indentations to leather on front cover of volume 2, small, light abrasion to leather surface on front cover of volume 3; a few light scratches to cover surfaces. Overall, a fine set. The marbled paper paste-down in volume one, has the printed and hand-written, (4 3/4 in. x 7 in.) prize sheet pasted in, this is filled in by a calligraphic hand, and is signed by the then Incorporated Law Society President, Henry H. Fowler, [ { } = calligraphy]: {December 1901}. The "Mellersh" Prize awarded by The Incorporated Law Society of the United Kingdom As a special honorary distinction, to {Mr. John Wilfred Watkin}, who served his Clerkship, before admission as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court, to {Mr. John Woodlands Watkin of Railway Approach London Bridge S.E.} [signed]: Henry H Fowler President. The scan shows the spines of volumes one and two, & the front cover of volume two. Weight: 5 1/2 lbs. Postage is extra on this item. Articles written by Macaulay, and published in the Edinburgh Review, between 1825-44. Contents: Vol. 1: [1] Milton; [2] Machiavelli; [3] Hallam’s Constitutional History; [4] Southey’s Colloquies on Society; [5] Mr. Robert Montgomery’s Poems; [6] Civil Disabilities of the Jews; [7] Moore’s Life of Byron; [8] Boswell’s Life of Johnson; [9] Southey’s Edition of the Pilgrim’s Progess; [10] Lord Nugent’s Memorials of Hampden; [11] Frederick the Great. Vol. 2: [12] Burleigh and his Times; [13] War of the Succession in Spain; [14] Horace Walpole; [15] William Pitt, Earl of Chatham; [16] Sir James Mackintosh; [17] Lord Bacon; [18] Gladstone on Church and State; [19] Sir William Temple. Vol. 3: [20] Lord Clive; [21] Von Ranke; [22] Leigh Hunt; [23] Lord Holland; [24] Warren Hastings; [25] Madame D’Arblay; [26] The Life and Writings of Addison; [27] The Earl of Chatham. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        The Poetical Works of Dante Gabriel Rossetti

      Ellis and Elvey, London 1891 - Contemporary full purple morocco, gilt ruled, inner dentelles and marbled endpapers, spine sunned to brown. Foxing to frontis of Rossetti, a few very minoir marks, otherwise bright internally - attractively printed on good paper with wide margins. Inscribed by William Rossetti to his daughter Olive "Olive Rossetti with her Father's love, 1891". 380pp with 2 pages of ads at rear.William Rossetti, one of the seven founding members of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood along with his brother Dante, edited and wrote a preface to this and many of the collections of his brother's work. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Poetry; Signed by Editor. Inventory No: 045642. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The author of the Confederate patriotic anthem "My Maryland" expresses his surprise that someone "seems to want a copy of 'My Maryland' enough to pay for it"

      Augusta, Georgia, March 21, 1891. 5" x 8". "Autograph Letter Signed ""James R. Randall"", 1 page, 5"" x 8"", Augusta, Georgia, March 21, [18]91 to ""My dear Eugene"", concerning a person interested in purchasing a copy of his patriotic Civil War poem, ""My Maryland."" Light even toning, expected folds, else very good to fine condition. He writes, in full: ""The writer of [the] enclosed letter [not present] seems to want a copy of 'My Maryland' enough to pay or it. If he bite[s], let me know. I arrived here, safe & well, last Friday. May Brunswick man cannot offer enough sesterces [ie. coins] to make it an inducement. My Louisiana man is, so far, not ready to come to a final settlement. I suppose the monstrous mob down there unsettled everything temporarily"" (Randall was making an allusion to a riot that erupted in New Orleans targeting Italians on March 14, 1891).Randall was born in Baltimore, attended Georgetown University, and was teaching in a Creole school in Louisiana when he learned of a Baltimore mob's attack on a Union regiment (the 6th Massachusetts) as it marched through Baltimore to Washington. A classmate of Randall's was among those wounded when the panicky troops opened fire on the crowd. ""Deeply stirred, he was unable to sleep, and rose at midnight to jot down the lines beginning 'the despot's heel is on thy shore... '"" (DAB). Published in the New Orleans Delta in May 1861, papers throughout the South reprinted his stirring verses. Two Baltimore women adapted its words to the music of the well-known German song ""O, Tannenbaum."" Song-sheet editions proliferated and it rapidly became ""the battle song of the South."" Second in popularity only to Emmett's ""Dixie,"" it was chosen by Maryland in 1939 as its official song and ""has also... become the anthem for the annual Preakness horse race at Pimlico Race Track"" (David A. Randall, American Patriotic Songs, Exhibition catalogue, 1968, p. [13]. James J. Fuld, The Book of World-Famous Music, pp. 355-357.)Based on extant auction records, Randall had been producing fair copies of ""My Maryland"" for admirers beginning sometime in the 1880s. The prospect of selling copies may have induced him to increase production as most of the dated fair copies that have appeared on the market appear to have been accomplished from 1891 and afterwards."

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        Reliquaire. Poésies. Préface de Rodolphe Darzens.

      Genonceaux Paris 1891 - In-12, XXVIII et 152 pages. Couvertures et dos conservés. Plein maroquin janséniste rouge à gros grains écrasés. Filet double sur les coupes ; large encadrement intérieur composé de 5 filets droits, avec fleurons dans les angles. Toutes tranches dorées. Etui aux coupes bordées de maroquin. Reliure signée René Aussourd, Edition originale de ce recueil, considéré comme capital dans la découverte -relative- de Rimbaud, à la fin du XIXème siècle. Trente et un des quarante et un poèmes sont en effet publiés ici pour la première fois, rassemblés et présentés par Rodolphe Darzens. "Ayant constaté que la Préface qu'il avait écrite avait été dénaturée Darzens fit saisir les exemplaires de cette édition", qui n'avait été tirée qu'à 550 exemplaires. "Reliquaire reparut alors sans préface, d'où nouvelle réclamation de M. Darzens, et nouvelle saisie." (Vicaire, VI, 1135). Pendant ce temps, Rimbaud était à l'agonie à l'Hôpital de Marseille, où il mourut le 10 novembre 1891. Parfait exemplaire, bien complet de la Préface. (Vicaire, VI, 1135. Carteret, II, 272). René Aussourd, "à la fois excellent relieur et très bon doreur", neveu de Charles Meunier, s'installa rue du Fouarre à Paris en 1913. "Ses reliures sont en général assez classiques, mais d'une grande perfection d'exécution". (Flety, Dictionnaire des relieurs français, page 14) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Veyssière Sigma]
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      St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands: Jno. N. Lightbourn, 1891. Broadside, 15 x 7 3/4 inches. Matted. Faint pale paste residue at top edge, light soiling from handling at lower edge. Very good. A unique broadside advertising for a performance of the Tennessee Jubilee Singers on the island of St. Thomas in late 1891. From 1889 to 1891, the group conducted two lengthy tours of the Caribbean, which served to introduce the musical genre to the region. The tours "marked the successful debut of professional jubilee singing in the Caribbean, and...launched the international career of the brilliant young soprano soloist Matilda Sissieretta Jones, the "Black Patti" (Abbott). The performances generated rave reviews, some of which were carried in the St. Thomas newspaper published by the printer of this advertisement, LIGHTBOURN'S MAIL NOTES. The group was known for popularizing more serious forms of black musical performance, such as slave spirituals, and for not always incorporating the usual comedic exaggerations of minstrelry. This broadside advertises the entire program of the upcoming performance, with the names of songs and their signers. An unusual survival in excellent condition. Not in OCLC. Lynn Abbott, OUT OF SIGHT: THE RISE OF AFRICAN AMERICAN POPULAR MUSIC, 1889-1895 (University Press of Mississippi, 2003), p.27.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Souvenir de Luchon. Sans date.

      - 1 album à l'italienne (23 x 33 cm) plats bisautés, pleine percaline rouge estampée d'un décor à froid et dorée, tranches dorées. 15 tirages albuminés contrecollés sur carton et montés sur onglet de 12,50 x 17 cm encadrement et légendes imprimées. Rousseurs généralisées sur le premier carton. Très éparses par la suite. Vue générale de Luchon. Établissement thermal. Buvette du pré. Casino de Luchon. Statue d'Étigny. Salle des pas perdus des thermes. Chûte de la pique. Castel Vieil & Luchon. Vallée du lys. Pic et glaciers de Crabioulles. Pic et glaciers du Boum. Rue d'enfer. Lac d'oô. Pic & glaciers des gougs-blancs. Lac glacé du portillon d'oô. Percaline frappée des armes de la villede Luchon. Percaline un peu décolorée. Il s'agit ici d'un des quelques exemplaires offerts par la muncipalité de Bagnères de Luchon aux membres de la presse accompagnant la délégation officielle lors de la visite du président Carnot le 21 mai 1891. Bel état d'ensemble. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      New Orleans; Fred. E. Kitziger. 1891. Hardcover. Original boards. 4to. 202 pages. 30 cm. First edition. Composed and published by Fred E. Kitziger, organist of the Touro Synagogue. Singerman 3677. Second Volume, a total of four volumes were published (1888-1899) . Contains front advertisement matter containing testimonials, of interest concerning the widespread use of Shire Yehudah throughout the United States. Attractive hand laid and drawn music notation. Bound in original blue boards with pastedown gilt title. Frederick Emil Kitziger (1844–1903) “A widely known composer of liturgical music for the early Reform movement, Frederick Kitziger served as organist and musical director for multiple New Orleans-area synagogues in the late 19th century. Â… Together, the four volumes of Shire Yehudah contain 347 settings for Sabbath and High Holy Day services. Especially in the first two volumes, Kitziger selected prayer texts from the various prayerbooks then in use among Reform and Reform-leaning synagogues in America—chiefly, Isaac Mayer WiseÂ’s Minhag America (1856) , in which Hebrew is prominent, with English and, to a lesser extent, German playing secondary roles; and David EinhornÂ’s Olath Tamid (the first part also 1856) , which favors English. Kitziger may also have relied for some settings on two other prayerbooks current in American Reform services that are known to have been used in New Orleans as well: Benjamin Szold and Marcus JastrowÂ’s Avodath Yisrael and another by Adolph Huebsch, who also compiled a hymnal, with text in German, adapted to preexisting tunes. In some instances Kitziger even provided optional settings of prayers according to different versions or inclusions in the various prayerbooks. Obviously, this rendered his music usable by a larger number of congregations than would have been the case had it been modeled on any single prayerbook. Â… KitzigerÂ’s own sales records indicate that by the end of the century Shire Yehudah had been purchased by synagogues (presumably Reform) in thirty-seven states. There were apparently sales to Canada, England, and even Germany, although it is difficult to gauge the actual usage abroad. In New Orleans, KitzigerÂ’s music enjoyed regular and extensive use, and much of it found its way into the regular repertoire of major synagogues elsewhere in the South. Certain settings became standard in Reform worship throughout the United States. ” (Milken Archive) Subjects: Synagogue music - Sabbath services. Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices, 4 parts) with organ - Scores. Synagogue music - United States - New Orleans. OCLC lists 8 copies. Light wear to boards, internally clean and fresh. Good + condition. (MUSIC-2-47) .

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books]
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        THE STRAD A Monthly Journal for Professionals and Amateurs of All Stringed Instruments Played With the Bow. Volumes I, II and III.

      London, Publishing Office, (1891). 3 volumes bound in 1, FIRST EDITION of the first 3 years of this journal, May 1890-April 1893, large 8vo, approximately 250 x 170 mm, 9¾ x 6½ inches, large folding plate of the outlines of a Stradivarius, and Amati and a Guarnerius, many full page portraits including Joachim, Sarasate, Paganini, Papini, and Spohr, some illustrations in the text, pages: (4), 1-240; (4), 1-244; (4), 1-248, bound in 19th century dark blue half calf, blue cloth sides, gilt raised bands to spine, gilt lettered red morocco label, all edges marbled. Very slight wear to tail of spine, corners and hinges slightly rubbed, tiny old bookseller's label on front pastedown, very light foxing to first 3 leaves of Volume I, very occasional fox spots within, very small closed tear to inner edge of folding plate, neatly repaired on blank side. A very good clean, tight copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        The Yoga Vasishtha Maharamayana of Valkimi

      Calcutta: Bonnerjee and Company, 1891. Hardcover. xx, 484pp; xiv, 282pp.;xiv, 694pp; xix, 1167pp. Four volumes, all very good uniformly bound in modern blue buckram with silver gilt titles, new endpapers and pastedowns. Few small wormholes to a the first third of the first three volumes and a tape repair to one page, otherwise internally very good. First edition in English of this classic Hindu text. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Kenneth Mallory, ABAA]
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        Fêtes galantes

      Later edition on Hollande paperChemise backed in dark green morocco over marbled paper boards, marbled pastedowns and endpapers, slipcase edged with same morocco and with boards of the same paper, lined with apple-green paperRare inscription from Paul Verlaine to Achille SegardA small marginal lack to pages 15 & 16 due to paper fault, manuscript note "1866" in ink below the date featuring on the upper coverA rare, unsophisticated and uncut copy. Léon Vanier Paris 1891 12,5x19cm broché sous chemise et étui

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Prospectus of Butler's Book - Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences by Major General Benjamin F. Butler

      A. M. Thayer & Co. 1891 - Salesman's dummy. Includes one page MS list of subscribers in pencil. All from Miller's Fall, MA. Alternative cover in green cloth with gilt bound in at back. Bound in maroon blind stamped leather, with gilt title on front board. Top of spine chipped, piece laid in. Spine and edges rubbed. Top edge of spine chipped, piece laid in. Corners bumped. Interior in excellent condition. Certificate of agency identifies salesman as A. M. Hunter of Miller's Fall, MA. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Doctrine and Covenants, of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Containing the Revelations Given to Joseph Smith, Jun., The Prophet, for the Building Up of the Kingdom of God in the Last Days

      Salt Lake City, UT: George Q. Cannon & Sons Company, 1891. First Pulpit Edition. Hardcover. 503pp. Quarto [25.5 cm] Dark green cloth with gilt stamped titles and blind ruled lines and embossed corner designs on the spine and covers. Decorative floral endsheets. Fair condition only. The extremities are mildly rubbed and a little soiled. There is a 1" split in the cloth along the front hinge, and the cloth at the spine ends has multiple small losses. The underlying boards are heavily exposed along the edges. There are two dark green ink stains on the top edges of the covers and text block. The larger stain is 2" wide by 1/2" tall. The stains have carried over onto the top margins of the pages at the end of the text. The endsheets are split along the hinges, and the hinges are going. The text block is cracked multiple times. Tanned pages. The so-called "pulpit" edition of the Doctrine and Covenants, the only large-sized edition of the Doctrine & Covenants issued in the 19th century. Flake/Draper 2878.

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        Capital: A Critical Analysis of Capitalist Production

      1891 - Marx, Karl. Capital: A Critical Analysis of Capitalist Production. New York: The Humboldt Publishing Co., No date, but 1889-91 is a good guess. First American printing. Large 8vo. xviii, 506, (52) pages. Publisher's stamped and decorated maroon cloth, gilt spine lettering. Boards re-attached, rear end-paper missing, front end-paper re-attached. Shipping $8.00 domestic, $40.00 international. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Letters of Horace Walpole

      , 1891. 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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        Works (The Cambridge Shakespeare)

      1891. SHAKESPEARE. The Works (The Cambridge Shakespeare). London and New York: Macmillan, 1891-1902. Nine volumes. Octavo, contemporary three-quarter crushed scarlet morocco gilt, raised bands, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, uncut and partially unopened. $5000.Mixed edition set of The Cambridge Shakespeare, uniformly and handsomely bound.“Shakespeare is the Canon. He sets the standard and the limits of literature” (Harold Bloom). “The Cambridge Shakespeare,” first published 1863-66, has “become the standard text of ShakespeareÂ… The introductions contain the safest guide as to authorities for the text and the notes form a complete apparatus criticus of the textÂ… [It] is a monument of editorial judgment and accurate scholarship” (Cambridge History of English and American Literature V § 20). Jaggard, 699. Occasional pencil markings.A fine set, handsomely bound.

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        The Standard Edition of the Works of Charles Dickens] (24 Volumes)

      J.B. Lippincott Company; Chapman & Hall, Philadelphia; London 1891 - Set of 24 volumes. 12mos. Publisher's dark green cloth over boards, gilt spines, top edges gilt. Illustrated with new impressions of the original engravings. Some light scattered foxing to the preliminary leaves, a near fine set. Jointly published in 1891 by J.B. Lippincott (Philadelphia) and Chapman & Hall (London) and advertised as: "The Standard Edition of the Works of Charles Dickens. Illustrated with engravings printed from the original steel plates. In 30 volumes." This set consists of 14 complete works in 24 volumes: (1). *The Pickwick Papers* (2 vols.); (2). *Oliver Twist*; (3). *Nicholas Nickleby* (2 vols.); (4). *The Old Curiosity Shop* (2 vols.); (5). *Barnaby Rudge* (2 vols.); (6). *Martin Chuzzlewit* (2 vols.); (7). *Dombey and Son* (2 vols.); (8). *David Copperfield* (2 vols.); (9). *Bleak House* (2 vols.); (10). *Little Dorrit* (2 vols.); (11). *A Tale of Two Cities*; (12). *Great Expectations*; (13). *Our Mutual Friend* (2 vols.); (14). *American Notes & Pictures from Italy*. A handsome set featuring very fine letterpress text and re-impressions of the original illustrations. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Life On The Mississippi

      Charles L. Webster & Co., New York 1891 - Original brown pictorial cloth, gilt lettering on spine and gilt illustration on cover. All in very good condition. Head and toe of spine is lightly worn. Owners name and date (1892) neatly hand written on second front fly page. Green floral end papers. The book was first published in 1883 by James R. Osgood who went bankrupt soon after. When Twain started his own publishing firm he put it in the hands of his nephew, Charles L. Webster. Webster acquired Osgood's inventory, including copies already in binding and unbound sheets, as well as the printing plates. He also acquired the brasses for stamping the bindings, and when he stamped the bindings used on the unbound sheets he simply changed the imprint at the foot of the spine. In 1888 and 1891, Webster issued more copies, and like Osgood before him went bankrupt soon after, leaving Twain with huge debts that took a decade to pay. Twain considered this work his masterpiece, and the first half of the book contains some of his most poetic prose about the subject he knew best and which served two years later as the setting for his greatest novel. "Chapter XXXI is a complete short story in itself and contains the first fictional use of fingerprints as a means of criminal identification." More than 300 illustrations. 624 pages. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [The Standard Edition of the Works of Charles Dickens] (24 Volumes)

      Philadelphia; London: J.B. Lippincott Company; Chapman & Hall. [1891]. Set of 24 volumes. 12mos. Publisher's dark green cloth over boards, gilt spines, top edges gilt. Illustrated with new impressions of the original engravings. Some light scattered foxing to the preliminary leaves, a near fine set. Jointly published in 1891 by J.B. Lippincott (Philadelphia) and Chapman & Hall (London) and advertised as: "The Standard Edition of the Works of Charles Dickens. Illustrated with engravings printed from the original steel plates. In 30 volumes." This set consists of 14 complete works in 24 volumes: (1). The Pickwick Papers (2 vols.); (2). Oliver Twist; (3). Nicholas Nickleby (2 vols.); (4). The Old Curiosity Shop (2 vols.); (5). Barnaby Rudge (2 vols.); (6). Martin Chuzzlewit (2 vols.); (7). Dombey and Son (2 vols.); (8). David Copperfield (2 vols.); (9). Bleak House (2 vols.); (10). Little Dorrit (2 vols.); (11). A Tale of Two Cities; (12). Great Expectations; (13). Our Mutual Friend (2 vols.); (14). American Notes & Pictures from Italy. A handsome set featuring very fine letterpress text and re-impressions of the original illustrations. .

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      - 1891-1898 Jaume Puigventós, BCA. Setmanari d'informació literaria, política.Autors: Narcís Verdaguer Callís, Jaume Collell, Marián Aguiló, Joan Sardá, Antoni Rubió y Lluch, Victor Balaguer, Joan Fastenrath, La Lliga Catalana, Jacinto Verdaguer, Miquel Costa y Llobera, Bonaventura Bassegoda,.Especial Soler Hubert. 612-624, 636-608, 624-620, 382 pg. (Volum 1898, paginació equivocada.) 32x23 cm. Enc. mitja pell época. Alguna fulla estripada. Para ver o recibir fotografías de los libros puede ir a nuestra web.

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        Proyecto de dominación y colonización de Mindana y Joló

      Imprenta y encuadernacion de Manuel Llacer, Gerona 1891 - Tarjeta de visita del autor con dedicatoria autógrafa. Size: 4º. 180 Pp. 7 Estados . 1 Mapa Plegado [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Music and Musical Instruments of Southern India and the Deccan

      Novello, Ewer & Co. 1891 - Limited to 700 copies and 50 artists' proofs. 17 chromolithograph plates. White cloth over boards. Some wear on corners, bottom and top edge of spine pulled with some loss. Silk endpapers. Bookplate on front pastedown. Light tanning on page edges. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE STRAD A Monthly Journal for Professionals and Amateurs of All Stringed Instruments Played With the Bow Volumes I, II and III

      London, Publishing Office, (1891).. 3 volumes bound in 1, FIRST EDITION of the first 3 years of this journal, May 1890-April 1893, large 8vo, approximately 250 x 170 mm, 9¾ x 6½ inches, large folding plate of the outlines of a Stradivarius, and Amati and a Guarnerius, many full page portraits including Joachim, Sarasate, Paganini, Papini, and Spohr, some illustrations in the text, pages: (4), 1-240; (4), 1-244; (4), 1-248, bound in 19th century dark blue half calf, blue cloth sides, gilt raised bands to spine, gilt lettered red morocco label, all edges marbled. Very slight wear to tail of spine, corners and hinges slightly rubbed, tiny old bookseller's label on front pastedown, very light foxing to first 3 leaves of Volume I, very occasional fox spots within, very small closed tear to inner edge of folding plate, neatly repaired on blank side. A very good clean, tight copy of 3 rare volumes. All pre 1900 volumes are uncommon. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Tales of Soldiers and Civilians


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        Eigenhändiger Kurzbrief auf seiner Visitenkarte mit Einbeziehung des gedruckten Namens und Wohnorts in den Text.

      Kilchberg bei Zürich, 30. März 1891. - 2 S. Kl.-Quer-16°. An seinen Nachbarn: "Der Art. von Kambli verehrter Herr ist gar nicht übel. Es ist sein Recht, sich zu wehren - offenbar - er hat die Materie gründlich studirt. Ich sehe es immer gern u. es ist dabei zu lernen - wenn sich ein Geistlicher mit einem Weltlichen auseinandersetzt!" - Die Abbildung zeigt den zweiten Teil der Mitteilung.

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        Le Dernier abbé. Illustré de dix-neuf compositions à l'eau-forte par Adolphe Lalauze. Préface par Anatole France.

      A. Ferroud, libraire-éditeur 1891 - Grand in-8 (25 x 17,1 cm), XVI + 65 PP. + prospectus, 4 pp., demi-chagrin havane, coins, dos à cinq nerfs orné, tête dorée, non rogné, couverture et dos conservés. Edition originale séparée de cette nouvelle qui a paru pour la première fois le premier novembre 1840 dans la Revue des deux Mondes. Tirage à 525 exemplaires, celui-ci non numéroté, imprimé sur vélin d'Arches et dédicacé par l'éditeur à un certain Monsieur Bourges. Suite des eaux-fortes ajoutée, avec remarques et trois eaux-fortes pures supplémentaires, avec remarques. Bel exemplaire (dos légèrement passé). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Travels and Adventures of an Orchid Hunter

      Cassell & Co., London 1891 - Plates all present. Adverts dated 6.91. Clean, tight and bright. Tips of spine are rubbed and the spine is a little dulled. Front panel is bright apart from a few light patches of fading near the leading edge but they're only noticeable if held to the light. Similar fading towards the leading edge of rear board which is more obvious but still isn't that bad at all. Internally hinges intact and tissue guard to the frontis is loose. A few minor marks on half title. A very nice copy. Postage will be confirmed when you enquire or order and for light or very heavy books will vary from the ABE quote which is based on a 1kg parcel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Edinburgh: W. & R. Chambers, 1891. - 88 pp. 7x4¾, original flexible pictorial red cloth stamped in black, housed in library wrappers. Second Edition. The second revised edition of Chambers' A Few Rambling Remarks on Golf of 1862, following the second printing of 1866 titled Gymnastics, Golf, Curling. This volume was much enlarged and changed from the first two editions, waranting a separate listing in Murdoch's bibliography. By far the scarcest edition. Original covers and contents protected in a library wrappers, previously Edinburgh public library property. Contents complete and good. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Le tutu. Moeurs fin de siècle

      1891 - [4]-319 pages Paris, L. Genonceaux (Impr. F. Imbert), 1891, in-16, [4]-319 pages, demi-percaline bradel à coins de l'époque, pièce de titre rouge, ex-libris "A.G." en pied du dos, Une illustration dans le texte, d'après Binet, figurant l'hommier du docteur Messé-Malou et une page de "musique céleste". Rarissime édition originale de ce roman inclassable et étrange, d'une énigmatique "Princesse Sapho" : les bases de données des bibliothèques publiques et privées n'en connaissent que trois exemplaires (BNF, Harvard University, Universität Giessen) et 5 exemplaires seuls ont été localisés dans des bibliothèques particulières. Pascal Pia, qui a littéralement redécouvert ce "chef d'oeuvre inconnu" en 1966, en attribue la paternité à l'éditeur lui-même, Léon Genonceaux, audacieux et génial découvreur de l'époque du Symbolisme, à l'origine de la seconde édition des Chants de Maldoror ainsi que de la première édition du Reliquaire de Rimbaud ; les noms de Henri d'Argis ou encore de Laurent Tailhade ont également pu être avancés, mais l'auteur du Tutu demeure mystérieux. Les personnages de la galerie loufoque qui le compose ont en revanche bien existé, leurs noms ont à peine été déguisés : le héros principal, Mauri de Noirof n'est autre que Maurice de Brunhoff (1861-1937), éditeur d'art de la place parisienne, auquel il emprunte tant les traits du physique que du caractère ; sous le nom de Jardisse, "un raté" au nez "en forme de bosse de chameau [.] pouvant contenir un tombereau de roupies" se cache Henri d'Argis de Guillerville, ami de Verlaine et familier des cercles symbolistes ; madame Perle, "cocotte des Champs-Elysées" sert quant à elle de prétexte à introduire une certaine madame Merle, proche du ministre de l'intérieur Waldeck-Rousseau. "Tous les personnages du livre sont des excentriques, des extravagants, voire des monstres - au sens propre du mot. Le premier d'entre eux, Mauri de Noirof, épouse une riche héritière obèse et portée sur la boisson, engrosse une femme à deux têtes qui s'exhibait dans les cirques, subit le traitement grâce auquel un médecin procure aux femmes stériles, comme aux hommes, la possibilité d'allaiter, devient député, ministre de la Justice, et se livre en compagnie de sa mère à des orgies de débris anatomiques dans la garçonnière où Gabrielle Bompard et son amant avaient estourbi l'huissier Gouffé" (Pascal Pia). Au milieu de cette sarabande curieuse se lisent les Chants de Maldoror et la correspondance scatologique de la duchesse d'Orléans. A juste titre, les critiques modernes considèrent le Tutu comme un précurseur de Jarry, de Dada et du Surréalisme. Et pourtant ! L'ouvrage fut totalement ignoré de ses contemporains sans doute à cause des démêlés judiciaires que Léon Genonceaux traversait au moment de sa parution ; poursuivi par les autorités à cause de la publication de l'Hermine de Larocque et acculé face à Rodolphe Dazens qui lui reprochait d'avoir publié un texte inachevé en préface du Reliquaire, Genonceaux fuit la France, sans avoir eu le temps d'envoyer un seul exemplaire du Tutu aux critiques et aux revues : le roman ne bénéficia que d'une seule note, bien brève, dans la Bibliographie de la France du 6 juin 1891, annonçant la mise sous presse d'un "roman inédit, avec, dans le texte, une composition symbolique de l'auteur". Cette publicité est loin d'être éclairante, puisqu'elle soulève, au contraire, deux bizarreries venant s'ajouter aux autres qui entourent Le Tutu : le texte est daté du 26 septembre 1891 et la "composition symboliste" est signée, dans le bois, d'un certain Binet, à propos duquel nous nous ignorons tout et qui était également l'auteur de la couverture en couleurs représentant un personnage à petite barbiche pointue, portant monocle, veston rouge et tutu jaune. Pages jaunies, légère tache d'humidité en marge du faux-titre et du titre, petite salissure au titre et à la page 6. Coins et charnières un peu usés. Exemplaire néanmoins agréable. Pascal Pia, "Un des inventeurs de [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        EINE SAMMLUNG ITALIENISCHER MAJOLIKA-FLIESEN Vorlagen fur das polychrome Flachornament. Neue Ausgabe.

      Wien, Graeser, 1891. In folio gr. (mm. 445x295), cartelletta con legacci in mz. tela mod. (tit. oro su tassello al piatto) contenente, a fogli sciolti, pp. (6) e 26 bellissime tavole in cromolitografia che raffigurano esempi di decorazioni parietali: sono piastrelle di maiolica italiana che adornavano le pareti lungo le scale di due palazzi genovesi. Buon esemplare.

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        A Narrative of Incidents in the Eventful Life of a Physician.

      Melbourne: M. L. Hutchinson, 1891. Octavo, with the frontispiece mounted photographic portrait and 24 plates, owner inscription to flyleaf; original blue-green cloth. First edition, the superior issue in cloth with mounted photographic frontispiece portrait found only in this issue.Singleton, a Dublin-born physician and philanthropist, emigrated to Victoria in 1851. He practised there throughout the gold rush years, assisting the poor. Rather puritanical, he was in other ways a man of advanced views - supporting women medical practitioners, for example - and he was a key influence on colonial society. He became a gaol visitor, opposing capital punishment and becoming a thorn in the side of John Price, then Governor of Pentridge Prison. Among his major philanthropic achievements were the initiation of the Singleton Bread Fund for the unemployed, the establishment of night shelters for destitute women, a mission to the blind, Widows Cottages in Collingwood, the West Melbourne night shelters for men, the Women's Model Lodging House, and the Retreat for Friendless and Fallen Women (now Singleton House) in Collingwood. Fine.

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        Picturesque Tumut. [cover title of a photograph album].

      - n.p. 1891. Oblong album 275x232mm, worn half calf rebacked, titled in gilt on the front cover; 36 albumen prints 200x150mm with small variations, on card leaves, each captioned in pencil. Spotting of the card leaves affecting a few photos. Each photo with the blindstamp of Kerry & Jones 308 George Street Sydney. Kerry's jaunt from Gundagai to Cooma in early 1891 was well publicised: there was a three part well illustrated spread in the Illustrated Sydney News in March and April 1891. Kerry was at work, he been hired by an unnamed client looking to the tourist possibilities of the highlands. Some of these photos have become almost famous through reproduction. Investigation into the Chinese tobacco industry can't afford to miss Kerry's series of workers sorting, carrying, loading, in and round the drying shed at Gocup. His photos of the house and creek (they form a diptych) at Talbingo Station where Mrs Lampe gave them lunch is part of the Miles Franklin story - it's where she was born, but it seems that despite active searching she never found a copy of this photo, later photos are in her papers. What you may never see reproduced elsewhere are his photos of Yarrangobilly Station. This is where Mr Campbell put them up for the night before heading into the Yarrangobilly Caves. Kerry went to some trouble, trudging the hills around the station and photographing it from three angles. The station was a pretty bleak looking place. It has some lonely, pioneering charm but even Kerry couldn't make it picturesque enough to be included in the illustrated newspaper spread so it is these photos that convinces me that this album is directly connected to Yarrangobilly and its owner. There exists another album of Kerry photos called 'Picturesque Tumut' but that was prepared by the people of Tumut in January 1892 for the Earl of Jersey, the new governor who visited the district and caves. You will find one view of the station in that - and how could they leave it out considering he must have been there on his way to the new caves discovered on Kerry's trip? But three views? Who else would want three views?

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      Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1891. First Edition, copy #7 of 250 numbered copies. B.A.L.12720. Dykes, Remington 786. With 22 photogravure illustrations with tissue guards by Frederic Remington. Tall 8vo, in a fine modern binding of green morocco backed cloth with the title and illustration from the original vellum binding skillfully mounted to the front cover, the spine with flat gilt ruled bands between compartments with central gilt tools, one compartment with contrasting brown morocco label gilt lettered, t.e.g. xviii, 242pp. A fine copy in a very attractive binding. ONE OF ONLY 250 COPIES and likely the finest edition of Longfellow's beloved epic printed to date. Along with Remington's perfect illustrations the author's original introduction is included along with notes and a vocabulary. In addition to the 22 photogravure plates there are on virtually every page small sketch illustrations, and in many cases several per page.

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        La Plume troisième année complète : 1891

      Literary Edition originale.Contributions A. France, Mr. Barres, J. Moréas, A. Sparrow, O. Méténier, L. Bloy, L. Trézénik, J. Péladan, P. Vérola, Willy, S. Merrill, L. Cladel, PN Roinard, E. Pottier, J. Guesdes, L. Michel, JB Clement, P. Verlaine, A. Fontainas, E. Demolder, G. Eekhoud, J. Roumanille, F. Mistral, P. Arena, T. Corbiere, G. Darien, Fénéon F., J.-K. Huysmans, R. Darzens, C. Baudelaire with pages found, A. Le Braz, G. Ropartz ... pictorial Contributions P. Gauguin, H. de Toulouse-Lautrec with original drawings, Steinlen, FA Cazals, Duclos F . Fau, Denis, P. Signac, Seurat G., E. Bernard, P. Bonnard, V. van Gogh, P. Sérusier, P. Cezanne, Pissarro C., G. Anquetin, C. Lhuilier ... This year, La Plume special issues devoted to Symbolism Moréas Jean, Aristide Bruant and Kazoo, ethics of Maurice Barres, the Socialist literature, "Young-Belgium" to Félibres, the innovative Painters at modern book and literary curiosity, modern song, the Britons France.Bel exemplaire.Rare. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! La plume Paris 1891 17x25,5cm broché

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        Le Frelon Journal d'entomologie descriptive exclusivement consacré à l'étude des coléoptères d'Europe et des pays voisins

      Originale.bindings Edition half black calico, back smooth decorated with gilt, a back reattached, some jaw partially split, some preserved covers, binders of époque.Très rare head collection. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Typographie Lithographie Badel Chateauroux 1891-1797 13x22cm 6 volumes reliés

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        Die Heimat Zeitschrift für Natur- und Landeskunde von Schleswig-Holstein und Hamburg

      2. / ZS 20231 / Vorhanden sind folgende Jahrgänge: 1891 - 1915 (2x 1907), 1919 - 1941 (2x 1931), 1947 - 1977, 1981, 1982 + Inhaltsverzeichnisse 1891 - 1943 (2 Bände), 1947 - 1962 + Register 1963 - 1985 Zustand Bände allesamt in guter bis sehr guter Erhaltung Ordentl. Rechnung inkl. MwSt.

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        Ptilorhis victoriae, Rifle-bird, Queen Victoria's.

      Ptilorhis victoriae, Rifle-bird, Queen Victoria's. £850

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        The Fortunate Isles.

      1891. 1891 - Small 4to. pp. 4 - 152 [lacking a title and possibly introductory page]. Contemporary half sheep, worn, front cover detached. With the bookplate of J. Scott Fraser and a photographic copy of a watercolour portrait of a gentleman, possibly the author, inserted. A diary of a voyage to the Canary Islands in June and July 1891. Leaving from Newport, South-east Wales on 20th June, there follows a detailed documentation of daily life on board ship, describing the ship, fellow passengers, weather; in short, the minutiae of life, arriving at Los Palmas on Grand Canary in the morning of 28th June. He describes the coal labourers coming aboard and the view of the harbour and other ships at anchor. He checked in at the Santa Catalina Hotel which he also describes, as well as his fellow guests. There follows a description of the island, its inhabitants, industries, visits to the interior, etc. and a meeting with two Englishmen, Mr. P- and Mr. T- who ?lead a bachelor life.? On 2nd July he embarked on board a steamer for a 6 day cruise among the Canary Islands which he describes in great detail. This includes stopping off at various islands and ?a perilous journey? on mule-back up the mountains of El Hiero to Valverde. ?At a height of 1500 feet an accident happened to one of our party. The girth band of the saddle suddenly broke and the rider. without a moment?s warning was thrown and would have precipitated head foremost over the edge of the path but for the promptitude of the driver who seized him by the left foot as he fell.the mule drivers are notoriously careless of their gear.? The return voyage, ending in Antwerp, is described more briefly in only three pages.

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        A New England Nun and Other Stories

      Harper and Brothers, New York 1891 - Octavo, 468pp. plus advertisements. A very good or better copy in decorative blue cloth.Gilt faded on spine, front hinge starting, but otherwise a very nice copy. ALS pasted in on the front paste-down from Wilkins to Carolyn Wells, the prolific children's author and novelist: "Dear Miss Wells/Simply/delighted. I will be on/hand at 1.30 Friday and/thank you so much for/including me./Sincerely/Mary E. Williams Freeman." While the book itself is not signed, the letter makes this a marvelous association copy, which includes the postmarked envelope, pasted to the front paste-down. [Wright III, 2036]. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Heimat Zeitschrift für Natur- und Landeskunde von Schleswig-Holstein und Hamburg

      Karl Wachholtz Verlag 1891-1982, Neumünster - 8° 81 Jhrg. in 59 Büchern + 4 Registerbände, ca. 250 - 400 S. pro Jhrg., Vorhanden sind folgende Jahrgänge: 1891 - 1915 (2x 1907), 1919 - 1941 (2x 1931), 1947 - 1977, 1981, 1982 + Inhaltsverzeichnisse 1891 - 1943 (2 Bände), 1947 - 1962 + Register 1963 - 1985 34x Halbleinen, 15x Leinen, 5x Broschuren, 9x Halbleder Bände allesamt in guter bis sehr guter Erhaltung [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Über Tätowierungen der Prostituierten" in: Monatshefte für Praktische Dermatologie, March 1, 1891 (XII, No. 5)

      Hamburg und Leipzig: Leopold Voss, 1891. Small 4to., pp. 205-248, bound in 20th-century marbled paper wraps, orange endpapers. Illustrated with a double-page 2-color lithograph of prostitutes' tattoos. Light toning, overall in excellent condition, suitable for exhibition and study. This infamous essay proposes a fourfold correlation between female prostitutes, their tattoos, crime, and disease, and includes a double-page color plate with examples of "old school" flash art tattoo examples, as observed from patients under the study of Dr. Bergh. The article also explores ethnographic and historical applications of tattoos, and assesses relationships between tattooing and diseases (dermatological and otherwise). "Among the 80 tattooed Copenhagen prostitutes out of a total 800 examined by Bergh, more than half had been tattooed by a young ex-sailor who had set up shop there in the 1880s. He had revived a fashion that had otherwise allegedly been declining among prostitutes. The women's suggestibility was underlined by the typical maritime motifs described on them, including a ship in full sail, anchors, and a patriotic flag decoration with cannon." (SOURCE: See Jane Caplan's "Educating the Eye" in: Sexology in Culture: Labeling Bodies and Desires, ed. Lucy Bland, Laura Doan, University of Chicago Press, 1998, p. 110). The remaining articles in the present journal are peer-reviewed research studies on tuberculosis and Lupus, disposition and causes in people whose skin flushes, with the end sections covering book and article reviews and miscellaneous source citations. Bergh's study was originally published in Danish as "Om Tatoveringer hos de offentlige Fruentimmer" in an 1891 issue of the Hospitals-Tidende medical journal, now equally rare. Contemporary reception of Bergh's study was not universally favorable, i.a., New York Medical Journal (LXXXVIII, 1903, p. 759): "Bergh, of Copenhagen [...] declares that few women other than public prostitutes are found to be tattooed, and those few are clandestine prostitutes. We hope that no arbitrary conclusions will be drawn from this statement, for doubtless many a silly but virtuous girl has had herself tattooed."

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        Principles of Economics. Vol I. [all published].

      - London, Macmillan 1891. Octavo contemporary gilt calf (tips and hinges rubbed) with the gilt crest of Melbourne University on the front. Quite a good, handsome copy. Second edition, with moderate revisions and additions. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le livre d\'or de J.-F. Millet par un ancien ami

      Ferroud/ B

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        The Land of the Lamas

      Century Co, NY 1891 - Notes of a journey through China, Mongolia and Tibet. 398 pp, profuse ill. The results of a long journey through several thousand miles of the imperfectly known parts of the Chinese empire. VG. Internally actually near fine. And Covers nice in original blindstamped tan cloth. Gilt stanped part of spine also nice with only minor wear at spine tips. But the contrasting colored gilt stamped leather label shos wear and there is rubbing to the label as well. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Marcelle Rabe

      First edition. Contemporary half black shagreen over marbled paper boards, spine in six compartments with gilt fleurons. Handsome autograph inscription signed by Théodore de Banville to Alphonse Daudet.With a frontispiece on China paper by Georges Rochegrosse.The occasional bit of spotting, one discreet repair to the foot of one joint. Printed ex libris of Madame Alphonse Daudet to ffep. Charpentier Paris 1891 11x18cm relié

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        Tess of the D'Urbervilles

      A set of first edition, first printings published by James R. Osgood, McIlvaine and Co. in 1891. A set of three in contemporary bindings. Some shadowing to the front panels of the books. First issue with 'road' for 'load' on page 198 of volume 3. A good set with usual reading marks.

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