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        Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman

      Osgood, McIlvaine, London, 1891.. FIRST EDITIONS, FIRST ISSUES (many sets are mixed issue). 3 volumes; octavo, all half-titles present. Elegantly bound in recent half scarlet morocco with five raised bands, spines decorated in gilt, marbled sides and endpapers, top edge gilt. Internally clean, externally fine. An attractive copy. Tess of the d'Urbervilles, Hardy's twelfth published novel, was begun in 1889, eventually serialized in the Graphic (after being rejected by several periodicals) from 4 July to 26 December 1891 and in order to get past magazine censorship, Hardy was forced to cut some of the more sexually explicit passages. When Osgood, McIlvaine published the complete text of Tess in book form (December 1891), critics were both impressed at its brilliance and horrified at its unconventional moral stance. How could a murderess ever be a pure woman, many asked? The novel, which was surprisingly successful, went through a number of editions in the first few years and assured Hardy's financial future. After the notoriety of Tess, and his final novel Jude The Obscure (1895), Hardy gave up trying to write novels to please a mass audience and returned to poetry, his first love.

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      London: Chatto & Windus, 1891. First Edition. Hard Cover. viii with half-title, (1)pp. ad, double-paged map, 163pp., 32pp. ads at rear, bound in dark blue pictorial cloth stamped in brown, floral endpapers, from the library of William S. Dalliba (1847-1921), a 50 year veteran of American Express in the United States and Europe and was president of the American Chamber of Commerce 1905-1906. He lived and died in Southern California. This is one of the author's more scarce works. Herbert Ward also authored Five Years with the Congo Cannibals, among others. A very nice copy showing light edge wear; near fine. The author, Herbert Ward, was recruited by H. M. Stanley to rescue Emin Pasha from the Mahdi. This expedition, including the rear guard, was not successful; there were a number of casualties. Consequently, Ward and others felt they had been maligned for their participation in the venture. So this is Ward's account and his contribution to the history of European intervention in Africa.

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        New Grub Street

      Three volumes. Second edition [Coustillas A9.2]Green cloth with black titling and decoration to boards and gilt/black to spine. Spines faded, endpapers and prelims a little foxed but unusually bright, tight set.We have an extensive collection of George Gissing material, please visit our website.

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        Théorie moléculaire d'une substance composée de deux matières differentes.

      Haarlem, Les Héritiers Loosjes, 1891. 8vo (23.7 x 15.0 cm). vii, 442 pp., 15 plates. Original printed wrappers.= A ground-breaking work by the Dutch physicist and Nobel Prize winner Johannes Diderik van der Waals (1837-1923) "In 1890, van der Waals published a treatise on the Theory of Binary Solutions in the Archives Néerlandaises. By relating his equation of state with the Second Law of Thermodynamics, in the form first proposed by Willard Gibbs, he was able to arrive at a graphical representation of his mathematical formulations in the form of a surface which he called ? (Psi) surface following Gibbs, who used the Greek letter ? for the free energy of a system with different phases in equilibrium." (Wikipedia). This is an uncut and unmarked copy of the "Archives", with the Van der Waals contribution on pp. 1-56. Uncut, with the widest possible margins. Rear wrapper very lightly spotted, otherwise a fine copy. Very rare in this state.

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        Bijutsu sekai. Tokyo, Shun'yodo, 1891.

      1891. 8vo. 18 woodblock prints (10 double-page); ink and color on mica-coated paper. Volume 10 of "Bijutsu sekai" ("The World of Art"), the famous journal of woodblock prints edited by Watanabe Seitei (Shotei). The illustrations are derived from old and new paintings. Similar copies are held by the Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum. - Slight edge defects to wrappers, otherwise fine. OCLC 37898366. Meiji shinbun zasshi bunko shozo zasshi mokuji soran 65.

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        LE Petit Journal

      Supplément Illustré -Administration et rédaction rue Lafayette -Paris - 14 volumes : 1891/92-1893-1894-1894(bis)-1895-1896-1903-1905-1906-1907-1908-1909-1910/11-1912/13/14/15 - Collation : volume 1891/92 :n°17,19,32,38,48,53,56,57 puis 59 à 62 ,64 à 92 ,94 à 110 - Volume 1893 : n°111 à 162 complet - volume 1894 et 1894 n° 163 à 215 complet pour les deux-1895 complet -1896 complet -volume 1903 :n° 633 à 684 complet - volume 1905 : n° 737 à 789 complet -volume 1906 n° 790 à 841 complet - volume 1907 :n°842 à 893 (manque n°879 ) - volume 1908 :n° 894 à 945 (manque n° 931 )volume 1909 : n° 946 à 997 (949,958,961,962,970,977,979,984 manquant ) - volume 1910/11 : n° 999 à 1001,1007,1008,1010 à 1014 ,1018, 1021 à 1023 ,1025 à 1027 1030,1033 à 1035 ,1038,1045 à 1047 ,1051 ,1098 - volume 1912/13/14/15:n° 1104,1108,1112,1115 à 1118 ,1200 à 1237 ,1266 à 1288 -663 numéros au total - Volume in folio demi toile noir ,plats jésus havane ,pièces de titre et tomaison au pochoir - Rousseurs sporadiques - Très bon état pour l'ensemble .

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        The Battle of Seven Pines

      New York 1891 - First edition, 1st printing. Quarter leather dark brown spine with flexible brown leather covers. Gilt title to front cover. Modeate wear to covers. FFEP has an inscrition in neat hand. "Presented by the War Department, War Records Office". Red stamp U.S.M.A. Title page also has 2 stamps, both stating U.S.M.A. Index, facsimile letters. Two black and white battle maps. 202 pages. Scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Wilhelms Besuch im Zoologischen Garten. Eine lustige Geschichte in Versen für große und Kleine Kinder.

      Düms. (1891)., Wesel, - Halbleinenband mit buntem Deckelbild; 27 x 20,5 cm; gemusterte Vorsätze; 12 Blatt mit 17 Bildern in feinem Farbendruck von Fedor Flinzer. - Verlagsnummer 847. Sprache: de (Kanten leicht berieben; Ecken bestoßen; Name auf dem unteren Rand des Titelblattes; Papier leicht gebräunt und gering fingerfleckig) - *** vgl. Wegehaupt II, 261.

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        Svenska Arméens och flottans uniformer jemte smärre historiska uppsatser, m. m.

      Stockholm. P. B. Eklund. Central-Tryckeriet. 1891. 4:o. 27,5 x 20,5 cm. 42 pp. (including title and index) + 25 plates (one doublet) in colour lithography. Complete Original full cloth with gilt decorations and title at the front board. Near fine condition. The best copy I have seen. Fine plates of officers and soldiers on foot and on horseback with interesting histories on each depicted regiment. Harald Oskar Prytz was an officer and fought with the french army in Algeria and in the Franco- Mexican war in 1862-63. He volunteered for the danish army in the war against Preussia and Austria in 1864 and received the Dannebrogen order by the danish state. He published several works on military and historical matters. Among them Rococo i berättelseform about his time in Algeria and Mexico.

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        (Occultismo) Traité méthodique de science occulte par Papus...Edizione originale

      (Occultismo) PAPUS (Gérard Encausse). Traité méthodique de science occulte par Papus... Lettre-préface de Ad. Franck. Paris, Georges Carré, 1891. In-8° grande, m. pergamena con angoli. xxxvi, 1092 pp. con oltre 400 illustrazioni n.t. e 4 tavole f.t. Rara edizione originale. Caillet, 3612: > Magnifique monument de l' Occultisme contemporain... C' est une véritable encyclopédie de tout ce qui touche aux Sciences magiques. Kabbale, Théosophie, Spiritisme, Alchimie, Franc-Maçonnerie, Arts Divinatoires: tout in un mot s'y trouve. C'est la base de toute Bibliothèque Magique moderne... Dorbon, 3516: >. Uff. ca. etta.

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        Asexualization as a penalty for crime and reformation of criminals: A paper read before the Cincinnati Academy of Medicine, February 27, 1888

      Cincinnati: [Printed for the author by] W.B. Carpenter & Co., n.d. (ca. 1891-1892). First Edition in book form. Very good antiquarian condition. 8vo. 8 pp. Original drab printed wrappers (newly stitched; inner hinges mended with Japanese tissue). Preserved in a mylar sleeve. One of the first American medico-legal works advocating the asexualization of all convicted criminals, of whatever class, thus arresting their procreation and the descent of their respective vices of constitution. The work was widely read and often cited among pioneering asexualization advocates. Rare in private ownership: ours is the only copy currently on the market. "The first widely cited advocate of sexual surgeries as a solution to complex personal and social problems, and therefore an author we can justifiably identify as one of the founders of the American sterilization movement, was Orpheus Everts, the superintendent of the Cincinnati Sanitarium. [In the present paper] Everts explained how he had 'given the subject of emasculation a good deal of attention in the course of twenty years' constant association with, and study of, one of the several defective classes of society.' He believed that castration, while not a proper penalty for rape, was appropriate for those who were convicted of crimes that indicated 'constitutional depravities that are recognized as transmissible by heredity.' A law that allowed for the surgical asexualization of certain criminals would, he argued, 'eventuate in an effectual diminution of crime and reformation of criminals.' Everts offered a long list of claims to support his assertion that castration would deter prospective criminals, remove the power of confirmed criminals to rape again, and 'diminish the number of the defective classes of society, by limiting, to the extent of its application, the reproductive ability of such classes.' Most of his supporting claims emphasized the basic animal nature of humans, using Darwinian language about 'the struggle for existence, in which the fittest, most capable, survive; and the unfit, deficient, perish.' He concluded by contrasting asexualization with the death penalty, which 'goes beyond the necessities of the case or the requirements of Nature and destroys the man.' With execution as a widely accepted means of punishment, castration seemed a much less drastic intervention." (SOURCE: Mark A. Largent, "Breeding Contempt: The History of Coerced Sterilization in the United States," Rutgers University Presss, 2011, pp. 12-14). The pamphlet represents a fascinating conjunction of the legal and medical professions in the late 19th-century, for which arguments continue until the present day. According to the Everts, "Surgical asexualization of all criminals convicted of offenses that, circumstantially considered, indicate constitutional depravities that are recognized as transmissible by heredity, is not only practicable, but expedient, for the protection of society against the ever-impending danger of invasion by the 'savages of civilization,' known as the vicious, criminal, or defective class, and would, properly enforced by law, eventuate in an effectual diminution of crime and reformation of criminals." "For purposes of intimidation [castration] presents features second only in degree of repulsiveness and terrifying power to the death-penalty itself. For the purpose of reformation it presents features more promising than any other known method, because it is in accordance with the great facts recognized by science, that all feelings, desires, purposes, and consequently all conduct, is definitely related to antecedent conditions of living mechanisms, and may be permanently modified by permanent modifications of such mechanisms or organs. But the most important of all the features of this proposition to asexualize all constitutionally depraved convicts is that which promises to surely, however slowly, diminish the number of the defective classes of society by limiting, to the extent of its application, the reproductive capability of such classes. For this purpose it has no practicable competitor." First issued in the journal "Medical News" (vol. 52, no. 13) on Mar 31, 1888, this represents the first edition in book form. The text was here reprinted by the author in response to the "many applications" he had received for it, which on p. 8 he states were occasioned by the arguments of John B. Hamilton, who retired as Surgeon-General of the United States in 1891 (thereby more accurately dating the present pamphlet, wrongly assigned by NLM to "1888").

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        Honda Tadakatsu

      1891. - 1891, 37x73cm, en feuilles. - Stampa originale.Triptique tre stampe. Una striscia di carta laminata al retro entrambi di collegamento. Foro o strappo nelle quattro estremità. Tre piccoli foxing nel cielo. Un buco nel tronco d'albero. Pliures.Honda Tadakatsu era uno dei generali più importanti del Shogun Tokugawa, essa è rappresentata dalla Battaglia di Monte Komaki. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Estampe originale. Triptique de trois estampes. Une bande de papier contrecollée au dos relie chacune d'entre elles. Trou ou déchirure aux quatre extrémités. trois petites rousseurs dans le ciel. Un trou dans le tronc de l'arbre. Pliures. Honda Tadakatsu fut un des principaux généraux du Shogun Togukawa, il est représenté ici à la bataille du mont Komaki.

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        Documenti varesini raccolti, annotati e volgarizzati...

      Macchi e Brusa, 1891. Cm. 28, pp. (2) 475 (1) + 5 d'indici e (6) d'errata ed indici delle tavole. Con 19 belle tavole f.t. di cui alcune ripiegate (due mappe della città e dintorni ed un fac-simile della "Pergamena di Ariberto") e le altre con stemmi e costumi prevalentemente in litografia a colori. Legatura originale in cart. rigido con titoli a stampa. Esemplare fresco ed in eccellente stato di conservazione. Edizione originale ed unica, non comune, significativa fonte documentaria per la storia della città di Varese.

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        ELOQUENT SILENCE - Alma-Tadema.

      ELOQUENT SILENCEStaalgravure vervaardigd door P.J. Arendsen in 1891 naar het schilderij van Sir Lawrence 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. 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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        The Book Bills of Narcissus, An Account Rendered By Richard le Gallienne

      Derby, Leicester, and Nottingham: Frank Murray. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1891. Card Covers. Plain cardstock wrappers encased in the original french-fold japanese vellum jacket; pp. [10], 87, [1], with the errata slip tipped in at the dedication page. But for some age toning to the endpapers, the book itself is fine, without flaw, and the pages unopened; the french-fold wrapper is bumped at the corners and its spine age-browned, else about fine; One of 100 copies of Murray's large paper edition. The classic tale of a book-lover's woes .

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        Mistress Branican. (Portrait imprimé)

      Les Voyages Extraordinaires. Collection Hetzel. 83 dessins de L. Benett. 12 grandes gravures en chromotypographie. 2 grandes cartes en chromolithographie. Complet & Contrôlé. PREMIÈRE ÉDITION. Bibliothèque d'Éducation et de Récréation J. Hetzel et Cie. - 1891 - 440 pages. Catalogue FX pour 1891-1892. Imprimé par Gauthier-Villars, relié par Lenègre. Cartonnage polychrome Hetzel au portrait imprimé. Dos au phare. 2e type : Cartouche Noir au bas du plat supérieur. Tranches dorées. Gouttière régulière. Pas de rousseur. Très bon état. Format in-4°(28x19).

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      "LES VOYAGES EXTRAORDINAIRES" Bibliothèque d'éducation et de récréation J. HETZEL et Cie, 18 rue JACOB. 1891 (1er cartonnage illustré). 1 volume grand in-8 de 19,3 x 28,3 cm. 1 feuillet de faux-titre avec frontispice au verso. 1 feuillet de titre, 440 pages y compris 2 pages de table, 4 feuillets de catalogue avec les nouveautés pour 1890-1891. Première partie, pages 1 à 215, 2ème partie, pages 217 à 438. 83 illustrations de L. BENETT dont 12 hors-texte en couleurs. 2 cartes en couleurs. Pleine reliure: Cartonnage polychrome type "Au portrait imprimé" dos type "F" au phare, 2ème plat Type "n". Reliure signée au bas et sur le premier plat A. LENEGRE et Cie REL. 3 tranches dorées. Exemplaire très correct, légères rousseurs.

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        Mistress Branican.

      «Les voyages extraordinaires» Bibliothèque d'éducation et de récréation J. HETZEL et Cie, 18 rue JACOB. 1891 (1er cartonnage illustré). 1 volume grand in-8 de 19,3 x 28,3 cm. 1 feuillet de faux-titre avec frontispice au verso. 1 feuillet de titre, 440 pages y compris 2 pages de table, 4 feuillets de catalogue avec les nouveautés pour 1890-1891. Première partie, pages 1 à 215, 2ème partie, pages 217 à 438. 83 illustrations de L. BENETT dont 12 grandes gravures en chromotypographie. 2 grandes cartes en chromolithographie. Pleine reliure: Cartonnage polychrome type "Au portrait imprimé" dos type "F" au phare, 2ème plat Type "n". Reliure signée au bas à droite sur le premier plat A. Lenègre et Cie Rel. 3 tranches dorées. Très bel exemplaire malgré de pâles rousseurs.

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      1891. Letouzey & Ané, Paris. 1891 - 1912. In - 4.Carré. Broché. Etat d'usage. Plats abîmés. Dos abîmé. Intérieur acceptable. 39 fascicules d'env. 150 pages chacun. Illustrés de nombreuses gravures en noir et blanc dans et hors texte. Texte sur 2 colonnes, chacune étant paginée. Nombreux manques sur les dos et certains plats. Cahiers se détachant (à relier). Publié par F. VIGOUROUX, avec le concours de nombreux collaborateurs. Du fasc. I, A - Ainesse (Droit d'), au fasc. XXXIX, Tuteur - Zuzim.

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        Poems by Emily Dickinson

      Roberts Brothers, 1891 Very good in original tan cloth covered boards with 1/4 green cloth at the spine. Gilt stamped lettering and detailing at page ends. Sixth Edition stated on the copyright page, 1891. The first edition was published only one year previous, in 1890. Some foxing and darkening is present on the cover. Comes housed in a custom slipcase.. 5th or later Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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        A House of Pomegranates

      London: James R. Osgood McIlvaine & Co.,, 1891. The Design & Decoration of This Book by C. Ricketts & by C. H. Shannon. Quarto. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in dark blue morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, pictorial title block gilt to front board copied from the original, decorative endpapers, top edge gilt. 4 plates, engravings throughout. A fine copy. First edition, first impression of the book that Wilde said was "intended neither for the British child nor the British public."

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        35 ALsS and 12 telegrams. Berlin, Dresden, Marienbad, Wien a. o., 1891 to 1896.

      1891. Various formats. Altogether 70½ pp. on 58 ff. With two addenda. Comprehensive correspondence with the Directorate of the German National Theater in Vienna on productions of his plays and about projects that have not been realised.

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

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        Original 1892 Maud Humphrey Calendar [SIGNED]

      Stokes 1891 - B01C4G87JI Illustrator's presentation copy inscribed at reverse of December leaf, "A Christmas Greeting to Dr. Crossman [likely Dr. Edgar Orrin Crossman]." Signed and dated 1891. Complete set of 12 leaves. Several leaves show some losses and perforations from hanging; light soil and staining. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Erlebnisse eines Priesters und Soldaten unter den Negern in Afrika. Eine Erzählung zur Belehrung, Erbauung und Unterhaltung für die Jugend. Mit einem Stahlstiche.

      Regensburg, Manz, 1891. - Bibliothek für die reifere christliche Jugend ; 49. 3. Aufl. des u.d.T. erschienenen Werkes Die Yulosi ( Yulofi?) von de Preo. Blauer Halbleinenband der Zeit, Klein-8°, VIII, 216 Seiten, kleines Papierschildchen auf dem Rücken (aber unbestempeltes Exemplar, offenbar aus einer Privatbibliothek), Seiten papierbedingt nachgedunkelt, sehr schönes, sauberes Exemplar.

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        Autograph receipt signed ("P. Verlaine"). N. p., 9. V. 1891.

      1891. Oblong 8vo. 1 p. Confirming the receipt of "la somme de cinq francs" to M. Varier. - Slightly light soiled.

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        Fra Lofoten II. Billeder og tekst af ... Det Mallingske Bogtrykkeri. Forlagt af Jacob Dybwad,

      Kristiania 1891. Liten tverr-folio (26,3 x 37,7 cm.). [2], [40] s. Illustr. Orig. dekorert helsjirtingb., uten ryggtittel. Nedre kapitél med sår. Litt løs i indre falser. Noen fingermerker. Molkte Moes eksemplar med hans navnetrekk øverst på fribl., samt et litt nyere (1914).

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        Mitteilungen des Vereins zur Förderung der Moorkultur im Deutschen Reiche. Jahrgänge 9 (1891) - 34 (1916) sowie Jahrgänge 36 und 40

      Paul Parey, Berlin 1891 - 1922. - 300 - 400 S. je Band mit zahlreichen Tabellen, Abbildungen und Karten, Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 20000 privater Karton oder private Halbleinenbände mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel auf Papier-Rückenschildern, Bibliotheks-Exemplar mit Rückenschild, Stempel auf Vorsatz und Titel, Papier leicht gebräunt, geringe Gebrauchsspuren, ordentliches Exemplar, [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      1891. DELHOMME ET BRIGUET. 1891. In-8.Carr. Broch. Etat d'usage. Couv. lgrement passe. Dos satisfaisant. Quelques rousseurs. 8 volumes d'environ 450 500 pages chacun. Premiers plats illustrs en rouge et noir sur fond vert clair. Environ 6 planches de gravures en noir et blanc avec serpente rose, dont une en frontispice, dans chacun des volumes. Bandes de papier kraft colles au dos et en bordure des plats. tiquette et tampons de bibliothque. Nouvelle dition.

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        J. H. Birch. Light Carriages, Harness and Sleighs

      Philadelphia: Carriage Monthly Engravings and Printing House. Original poster. Color lithograph. 51.5 x 35 inches. This interesting advertising poster is dated to circa 1891 features light carriages, harnesses and sleighs manufactured by J. H. Birch. Issued by the Carriage Monthly Engraving and Printing House in Philadelphia, PA, the poster shows some of the products manufactured by J. H. Birch in Burlington, N.J. These also include horse clothings, blankets, robes, whips, saddles, bridles, and everything pertaining to the road, track and stable. The poster features 26 illustrations of horses and 4 images of goats with the various products advertised. Also contains detailed text explaining each product featured, terms, and other interesting information. On the top of the poster, J. H. Birch boldly claims "I carry in stock all I advertise, and more too". Another amusing note at bottom right reads, "This is the largest Harness Chart ever published in the world, and consequently cost me large amount of money, and you will confer a favor by hanging it in a conspicuous place."The poster is in good condition with some edge loss along top and bottom edges and minor wear along original folds. Minor loss at some fold intersections. Lined on canvas. Toning near top right corner.

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        Sketches in Prose

      Indianapolis: The Bowen-Merrill Co, 1891. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 12mo. 263pp. Burgundy, brown cloth hardcover with gilt stamped title on burgundy cloth front cover and spine. Gilt top edge. Light edge wear to extremities. Light fade to cloth on spine. Four line poem and inscription written by Riley in Indianapolis and dated 1891 located on the front blank end sheet.

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        Strand Magazine-Adventures of Sherlock Holmes-6 Bound Volumes

      George Newnes 1891 - 6 Volumes of The Strand Magazine, hardbound. Each with Adventures and Stories by Doyle. Vol. I: January-June 1891, The Voice of Science; book detached from spine and covers as a whole. Vol. II: July-December 1891, A Scandal in Bohemia, The Red-Headed League, A Case of Identity, The Boscombe Valley Mystery, The Five Orange Pips, The Man with the Twisted lip. Vol. III: January to June 1892, Adventures of the Copper Beeches. Vol. IV: July to December 1892, The Adventure of Silver Blaze. Vol. V: January-June 1893, The Adventure of the Cardboard Box, The Adventure of the Yellow Face, The Adventure for the Stockbroker's Clerk, The Adventure of the "Gloria Scott", The Adventure of the Musgrave Ritual, The Adventure of the Reigate Squire. Vol. VI: July to December 1893, The Adventure of the Crooked Man, The Adventure of the Resident Patient, The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter, The Adventure of the Naval Treaty, The Adventure of the Final Problem. All books in very good condition, some foxing to all. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ÄGYPTEN.- Zweiter Theil: Ober-Ägypten und Nubien bis zum zweiten Katarakt.

      (Baedeker),, Leipzig 1891 - XL, 400 S. mit 11 teils farb. Karten + 26 Stadtplänen und Grundrissen. BK D488. So komplett und in vergleichbarer Erhaltung fast unauffindbar. Durchaus museal. Einband leicht bestaubt, sonst sehr gut erhalten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed ("A. Naquet"). Paris, 19. V. 1891.

      1891. Large 8vo. 3 pp. on double leaf. To "Mr. Granier" (probably the French politician Régis Frédéric Granier, 1806-94), in answer to a question regarding his opinion of Giuseppe Garibaldi: "[...] peut-on donc avoir des opinions variées sur ce grand patriote latin quand on est républicain et quand on est français? Mon sentiment est qu'on ne peut en avoir qu'une. Républicain on ne peut saluer qu'avec respect la mémoire de ce milicien de la liberté [...] Quant à Crispi sur lequel vous m'interrogez aussi c'est l'antipode de Garibaldi [...] Il n'a pas fait la triple alliance, ce renouvellement de la sainte alliance, cette croisade des rois contre les peuples: elle était faite par d' autres que lui lorsqu'il est arrivé au pouvoir. Mais il a été le digne héritier des auteurs de ce pacte auquel il a plus que tout autre contribué à donner son maximum d'intensité [...] Les trois nations qui bordent la Méditerannée: l'Italie, la France, et l'Espagne sont s

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

      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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        L'Escrime et Le Duel. Ouvrage contenant 21 heliogravures tiress en taille-douce e 25 vignettes.

      First edition, 8vo, 20.5cm, pp.[viii],257, Paris: Libraire Hachette et Cie, 79 Boulevard Saint-Germain, 1891. - Special hors-commerce copy printed on Japanese paper, with the printed legend "Exemplaire non destine au commerce reserve pour Monsieur Georges Hachette" printed on the verso of the half-title; loose sheets in original cloth-backed pictorial boards with new red silk ties. Bibliotheque de Sport series. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Théorie moléculaire d'une substance composée de deux matières differentes.

      - Haarlem, Les Héritiers Loosjes, 1891. 8vo (23.7 x 15.0 cm). vii, 442 pp., 15 plates. Original printed wrappers.= A ground-breaking work by the Dutch physicist and Nobel Prize winner Johannes Diderik van der Waals (1837-1923) "In 1890, van der Waals published a treatise on the Theory of Binary Solutions in the Archives Néerlandaises. By relating his equation of state with the Second Law of Thermodynamics, in the form first proposed by Willard Gibbs, he was able to arrive at a graphical representation of his mathematical formulations in the form of a surface which he called ? (Psi) surface following Gibbs, who used the Greek letter ? for the free energy of a system with different phases in equilibrium." (Wikipedia). This is an uncut and unmarked copy of the "Archives", with the Van der Waals contribution on pp. 1-56. Uncut, with the widest possible margins. Rear wrapper very lightly spotted, otherwise a fine copy. Very rare in this state. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Essais de Sciences Maudites. II : Le Serpent de la Genèse. Première septaine (Livre I). Le Temple de Satan

      - Paris, Librairie du Merveilleux, 1891. Fort In-8 relié pleine percaline bleue, titre doré en dos, 552 pages. Ouvrage bien complet des 22 gravures ou figures, dans et hors-texte. Percaline légèrement passée, des rousseurs éparses. Stanislas de Guaïta (6 avril 1861 - 19 décembre 1897) est un occultiste et poète français, cofondateur avec Joséphin Peladan de l'Ordre kabbalistique de la Rose-Croix. Il se lie d'amitié avec Maurice Barrès, qu'il fera adhérer plus tard au martinisme. La préface de l'une des éditions de Au seuil du mystère est d'ailleurs signée Maurice Barrès.Bon exemplaire néanmoins pour cet ouvrage rare en édition originale. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Tess of the D'Ubervilles

      James R. Osgood, McIlvaine and Co, 1891 Three volumes. UK First edition, first issue; with Chapter "XXV" for "XXXV" on page 199 of vol. III. Books in very good condition; leather is flaking off. Housed in a custom-made slipcase.

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        Album Mariani. Figures Contemporaines. Portraits, Biographies, Autographes (7 volumes).

      G. Richard (1891-1892), Librairie Henri Floury (1896-1897-1899-1900-1901), 7 volumes de 19.5x28.5x3.5 cm environ, non paginés, avec des portraits gravés à l'eau-forte par A. Lalauze, L. Le Nain, L. Dautrey, W. Barbotin, Evert Van Muyden, G. Pynot, L. Boisson, E. Vial. Feuillets non rognés.Dos insolés sur 2 volumes, coiffes émoussées sur 2 volumes, plis de lecture, bon état pour le reste.Merci de nous contacter à l'avance si vous souhaitez consulter une référence au sein de notre librairie.

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