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2018-09-28 09:02:59
Thomas Hardy
These three exceptional volumes of this classic first edition are in Very Good+ to Near Fine condition, and would be an important addition to any book collection. Please see full description for further details. Published by James R. Osgood McIlvane & Co., London: 1891. 3 vols. This is the very rare First edition First Issue of this classic novel by Thomas Hardy, with Chapter XXXV printed mistakenly as XXV on page 199, volume II. This error was corrected for the second issue and so is only present in the first issue, making this set of books just one of 1000 copies and all the rarer and more special. Bound in a contemporary binding of red half calf by Mudie, and housed in a modern red slipcase, these books are in lovely condition. the books are lacking the initial blank page in volume II and the final blanks in volumes II and III, and there is a neat ink inscription to the front free endpapers of each volume reading 'J. E. Ferguson'. There is gold gilt lettering and detailing to the spines with black roan labels and the initials J. E. F. at the foot os the spine. There is some minor rubbing and fading to the spines, especially the edges, but otherwise the bindings are nicely preserved and in lovely condition. There is only a little age spotting to the pages inside but apart form this the pages are remarkably clean, bright and free from damage. In all, the books are in Very Good+ to Near Fine condition. Overall, this is an exceptional and rare set of First edition, first printing copies of this classic piece of literature and would be an important addition to any collection, … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Everlasting Editions [Woldingham, GB]
2018-09-28 08:19:54
GABRIEL BONVALOT
London, Paris, and Melbourne: Cassell & Co, 1891. First edition in English, 2 vols., 8vo, pp. xii, 218; viii, 230 plus 16-p. publisher's catalogue; frontispiece, folding map printed in color, 108 wood-engraved illustrations, a number of them full-p.; bindings very slightly cocked, else a very good, sound set in a remainder binding of original green cloth, gilt-lettered spine. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books [Saint Paul, Minnesota, US]
2018-09-28 08:19:52
THE CITY OF DENVER: Its Resources and Their Development. A Souvenir of the Denver Times, published by Carson Hurst and Harper, Art Printers, Denver, Colorado. The Denver Times. No date but research shows this was published 1891. Very scarce, large (approx. 17-1/2" x 14") hardcover book with many articles on Denver's resources and biographies of influential businessmen and politicians, focused mainly on mining. Many advertisements of the day and full-page reproductions of W.H. Jackson photographs. Scuffs and wear to cover, especially at edges and corners - see photo. Spine chipped and cracking but binding secure. Interior clean. See photos. I can only find one other copy in existence, currently offered at a significantly higher price. Approximately 17-1/2" x 14".
Bookseller: ps2001 [Kelton, Pennsylvania, US]
2018-09-28 07:46:22
Poe, Edgar Allan ~Tales of Adventure, Mystery and Imagination Illustrated New Edition Ward, Lock and Co, London/New York and Melbourne. 1891 decorative cloth hardcover, roughly 5" X 7" tall. Good+ in boards, corners and edges are somewhat worn/bumped, pages tanned, end-papers toned with stamp to front free portion. Interior threads exposed a bit in places, otherwise binding is sturdy. Gilded page ends in nice shape, some scuffing/wear, mostly to top. Very Elaborate gilt cover and spine, A fine example of an extraordinary antique book. Payment Due within 3 days. Unpaid Item cases are automated to open after 3 days without payment. If you will not be available to receive package/packages, please request Signature Confirmation at checkout,(no extra cost), otherwise it will not be included, (unless item/items amount is significant, in which case I will add). If not requested, you are accepting the possibility for lost/stolen mail.
Bookseller: Arcade*RareBooks [Van Buren, Arkansas, US]
2018-09-28 07:44:32
VERLAINE Paul
Paris: Léon Vanier. First edition, one of 25 copies on Japan paper, the only large paper copies. A magnificent pale pink morocco binding by A. & R. Maylander, the spine in five compartments with floral decoration, onlaid pieces of red, beige, and green morocco making up the petals and leaves, the covers within a similar frame of garlands of flowers, gilt-rolled decoration to head and foot, double gilt fillets to edges of covers, pale pink morocco frame to pastedowns with a double frame of gilt fillets and floral decoration (as to covers and spine) to corners, pastedowns and endpapers of light brown moire silk, additional marbled endpapers, covers and spine preserved, all edges gilt; half pale pink morocco chemise over marbled paper boards, spine in six compartments, marbled paper slipcase edged with pale pink morocco, lined with cream felt. This copy enriched with an autograph poem mounted on guards, signed and dated by Paul Verlaine, entitled: "Tu m'as frappe, c'est ridicule [You hit me, it's absurd]," one of the poems in this collection. One can spot one variant and two errors not noted by the editors at la Pleiade: In verse 2 of the autograph version: "Je t'ai frappee et c'est affreux", while in the printed version: "Je t'ai battue...".In verse 3 of the manuscript : "Je m'en repents", while in the printed version: "Je m'en repens".In verse 7 of the manuscript : "morniffles", while in the printed version: "mornifles".Provenances : from the collections of Louis de Sadeleer and Edouard-Henri Fischer with their ex-librises pasted in.A very good copy exceptionally enriched wi … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Paris Rare Books and Manuscripts [France, FR]
2018-09-28 07:44:32
VERLAINE Paul
Paris: Léon Vanier, 1891. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]
Bookseller: Paris Rare Books and Manuscripts [France, FR]
2018-09-28 07:44:26
(MAUPASSANT Guy de) & OHNET Georges
Paris: Paul Ollendorff, 1891. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]
Bookseller: Paris Rare Books and Manuscripts [France, FR]
2018-09-28 05:59:51
Black, Henry
A Dictionary of Law [Black's Law Dictionary] by Henry Black First edition, first printing St. Paul, Minn: West Publishing Co., 1891. First edition. In publisher's tan leather binding with raised bands and gilt lettering to spine, blindstamped alphabet and rule to boards. Very Good. Moderate wear and light staining to leather, with a patch of darkening at the base of the spine. Endsheets offset at edges from binder's glue, offsetting to title page from a once-laid in newsclipping. Slight musty odor to pages. A rather handsome copy of what is now the most widely used law dictionary in the America, in nicer shape than normally found in. We specialize in rare and out-of-print books, please visit our eBay store. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books [Portland, Oregon, US]
2018-09-28 05:40:04
Josiah Conder
Tokio: 1891.
Bookseller: The Mad Librarian [Bath, GB]
2018-09-28 05:35:00
Check out the description, and see photos! You are looking at the oversize antiquarian hardcover: The City of Denver Its Resources and Their Development A Souvenir of the Denver Times Denver: Carson, Hurst, and Harper Printers No date, circa 1891 Condition: This oversize antiquarian hardcover (16" x 13.5" inches, 104 pages) is generally in good condition. Ex-library and as such rebound in sturdy red cover boards, from Denver's historic Loretto Heights College (now closed) with very few library markings - a few small stamps here and there. Several pages have been taped pretty neatly (see photos), and a few have small tears of no more than around 1.5" inches. Complete and otherwise clean and neat. Binding is firm and secure. Fully illustrated with photos and engravings of the major city buildings and profiles of the major businessmen and politicians. The right-hand pages in the second half of the book are given over to local advertisements, including one for the relatively new Elitch Gardens, the railroads, cyclery, saloons and breweries, and more. Also featured is Loretto Heights, from which this copy came. There is a lot about the railroads and mining operations. This volume is historically important because it was published at the height of Denver's early economy, just a couple years before Denver experienced a major crash in silver prices, and subsequent depression. This is what wikipedia has to say: Denver: Between 1880 and 1895 the city experienced a huge rise in corruption, as crime bosses, such as Soapy Smith, worked side by side with elected officials and the police … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Tom The Book Guy [Denver, Colorado, US]
2018-09-28 01:49:07
This original, 1891, first edition book is signed twice by an original member of the Iron Brigade, James N. Bartlett, Company D, 24th Michigan Infantry. The book is in very good, clean, bright, solidly bound condition and is protected in a clear, acid-free, mylar dust jacket. The book is illustrated throughout and contains full rosters of the unit. See full description and 24 photos below. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: BOOKS OF VALOR [Burke, Virginia, US]
2018-09-27 23:22:19
Macmillan and company. fore edge painting of Abraham Lincoln, The American Commonwealth 1891 James Bryce volume 1, Macmillan and Company and New York, this is an extremely rare and unique find the book has some soiling and spots as seen in the pictures however the golden lace binding and pages along with the one of a kind painting of Abraham Lincoln adds an amazing compliment to the Americana keep sake.
Bookseller: joeblan-9 [Wesson, Mississippi, US]
2018-09-27 16:36:40
George Newnes
London: 1891. In a lovely half calf binding with gilt stamping to the spines. The Strand Magazine was a monthly magazine founded by George Newnes. The work was an interesting mix of fictional tales as well as articles of general interest. Comprising of numerous Sherlock Holmes adventures. These volumes contain all the Sherlock Holmes Adventures until the character's initial death in the 1893 volume with the tale 'The Final Problem'. Following this there was an eight year hiatus of Holmes tales, until due to public pressure Conan Doyle released The Hound of The Baskervilles which can be found in the 1901 and 1902 volumes of this work. The Hound of the Baskervilles is set before Holmes' death. The short story collection of Sherlock Holmes tales found to these works are The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes in addition to the novel The Hound of the Baskervilles. Short stories from the collections include 'A Scandal in Bohemia', 'The Adventure of the Speckled Band', 'The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb' and more. Other articles include writings on Queen Victoria's doll collection, 'The Queen's Hindustani Diary' by Moulvie Rafiuddin Ahmad, 'a Chapter On Ears' (A selection of photographs of the ears of famous ladies), 'Stories from the Diary of a Doctor', 'The Handwriting of Thomas Carlyle', 'The Handwriting of Alfred Lord Tennyson' and more. In half calf bindings with gilt stamping to the spines. Externally, very smart with some fading to the spines of several volumes. Small patches of light rubbing to the spines, mostly at the head and tail. Hea … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: The Mad Librarian [Bath, GB]
2018-09-27 15:49:09
Robert Lowry and William H McCardle
Washington: R H Henry and CO, 1891. This work starts from the discovery of the Mississippi river and follows the history of Mississippi to the death of Jefferson Davis. A scarce work, this is the first edition. Other notable aspects of the history of Mississippi discussed include Mississippi as a French Province, the Indigenous tribes, Mississippi as an English province, and as a state. In a full cloth binding. Externally, Generally smart with rubbing to the extremities and to the head and tail of spine. Loss to the head and tail of spine. Split to the cloth of front joint and to the tail of rear joint. Bookseller's label to the rear pastedown, Stratford and Green. Prior owner's inscription to the rear pastedown, Roland B Crosby-Clarke. Front hinge is slightly strained but firm. Internally, generally firmly bound though strained in places. Pages are age toned to the edges with light spots throughout. Overall Condition: Good. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: The Mad Librarian [Bath, GB]
2018-09-27 11:36:02
Because of a recent buyer, I am no longer accepting returns. ACQUIRED FROM ESTATE IN TEXAS ~ YOU ARE BIDDING ON A WONDERFUL 1891 inscribed 1ST EDITION BOOK "The Family Failing~ A Tale of The Channel Islands" SPECTACULAR ILLUSTRATIONS (1 SHOWN IN PHOTO 5). WRITTEN BY DARLEY DALE PUBLISHED BY LONDON: BLACKIE & SONS, GLASGOW, EDINBURGH, AND DUBLINapproximately 7.25 X 5.25". PLEASE VIEW PHOTOS FOR CONDITION OF THIS BOOK. HAVE SHOWN PROBLEM AREAS IN PHOTOS 6-8 WITH STAIN AND WEAR ON BACK COVER. LOOSENED BINDING. WEAR TOP AND BOTTOM OF SPINE. SPOT IS BOTTOM CENTER OF 16-17 PGS PHOTO 7. PLEASE EXAMINE ALL PHOTOS WITH ZOOM CAPABILITY. GOOD LUCK! Please ask questions before bidding....winner to initiate PAYPAL AT auction end....Texans please add your sales tax....shipped via USPS. Sold as is due to uniqueness and/or condition. Continental U.S. Insurance included in shipping costs. Please see other estate finds from Arkansas, Deep South and Texas! Thanks for biddings § 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 - = Backspace Tab q w e r t y u i o p [ ] Return capslock a s d f g h j k l ; ' \ shift ` z x c v b n m , . /. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: LAURIELSWREATH [Midland, Texas, US]
2018-09-27 08:33:35
George Newnes
London: 1891. In a lovely half calf binding with gilt stamping to the spines. The Strand Magazine was a monthly magazine founded by George Newnes. The work was an interesting mix of fictional tales as well as articles of general interest. Comprising of numerous Sherlock Holmes adventures. These volumes contain all the Sherlock Holmes Adventures until the character's initial death in the 1893 volume with the tale 'The Final Problem'. Following this there was an eight year hiatus of Holmes tales, until due to public pressure Conan Doyle released The Hound of The Baskervilles which can be found in the 1901 and 1902 volumes of this work. The Hound of the Baskervilles is set before Holmes' death. The short story collection of Sherlock Holmes tales found to these works are The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes in addition to the novel The Hound of the Baskervilles. Short stories from the collections include 'A Scandal in Bohemia', 'The Adventure of the Speckled Band', 'The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb' and more. Other articles include writings on Queen Victoria's doll collection, 'The Queen's Hindustani Diary' by Moulvie Rafiuddin Ahmad, 'a Chapter On Ears' (A selection of photographs of the ears of famous ladies), 'Stories from the Diary of a Doctor', 'The Handwriting of Thomas Carlyle', 'The Handwriting of Alfred Lord Tennyson' and more. CONDITION In half calf bindings with gilt stamping to the spines. Externally, very smart with some fading to the spines of several volumes. Small patches of light rubbing to the spines, mostly at the head and … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: The Mad Librarian [Bath, GB]
2018-09-26 23:23:06
NOA BOA. By Paul Gauguin. South seas edition .Greenburg Publishers During his first visit to Tahiti (1891-1893), Paul Gauguin "documented his experiences in his travel journal, Noa Noa. We first encounter the phrase, 'noa noa,' when Gauguin describes the scent of the Tahitian women: A mingled perfume, half animal, half vegetable emanated from them; the perfume of their blood and of the gardenias--tiaré--which they wore in their hair. "Téiné merahi noa noa (now very fragrant)," they said (Gauguin, Paul. Noa Noa., translated by O. F. Theis. NY; Nicholas l. Brown, 1919, p. 12.) "When he returned to Paris in 1893, he was anxious to exhibit the works he produced during his two year sojourn. Realizing that the Parisian art world might not understand his new work, he began writing Noa Noa to accompany an exhibition at the Durand-Ruel Gallery in Paris. He hoped that the travel journal would provide the viewer with the context necessary to comprehend the new themes in the works on exhibit. The work however, was not completed in time for the exhibition opening. "Gauguin's first journey to Tahiti can be interpreted as self-imposed exile. In light of his contemporaries' incomprehension of his art, his hostile critics and the financial disaster he was facing, Tahiti was an escape from Western civilization--an unspoiled land. To finance his trip to Tahiti, Gauguin organized a sale of 30 of his art works with the French auction house, Hôtel Drouot, on Monday, February 23, 1891. The sale was relatively successful and the proceeds from the sale amounted to about 9,860 French francs. He left … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: robgregor0 [Wilmington, North Carolina, US]
2018-09-26 14:14:12
Kyoto: Unsodo, 1891. Taniguchi Kokyo after Ogata Korin. Oblong folio. (14)ff. Contains twelve woodblock prints in bright colors and gold and silver metallic ink by Taniguchi Kokyo after Ogata Korin in the Rinpa style. Rinpa artists worked in a variety of formats, including screens, fans, and hanging scrolls; the images in this volume include nine designs for folding fans and three vertical designs that could have been used for hanging scrolls or panels. The designs show a mix of natural subjects, such as gold flowers and deep red maple leaves, to human figures, such as a group of cantankerous priests. There are also two designs showing women in elegant flowing kimonos, and one breathtaking fan of tumultous waves crested in silver against a gold background. Compared to the bold fan designs, the three panels at the end of the volume are quieter, using of bokashi printing to render subtle brown and black ink washes for the three sparse nature scenes: a solitary deer in autumn, a small group of cranes, and a bright white crane against a gold background. This last image especially is very characteristic of the Rinpa style, which usually place simple natural subjects against a background filled with gold leaf. The images are preceded by an introduction and a page of seals in black and red, and followed by a colophon in red. The Rinpa style of painting was created in the late seventeenth century and consolidated by the Ogata brothers, Ogata Korin and Ogata Kenzan. The style experienced a resurgence in the early nineteenth century thanks to the efforts of Sakai Hoitsu and his stude … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers [USA]
2018-09-26 09:00:42
Waite, Arthur Edward
London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co, 1891. First Edition. Black Cloth Boards, upper covered stamped with border rule in red and symbolic design as on cover, spine lettered across in gold: THE|OCCULT|SCIENCES|A. E. WAITE|Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Grey Black endpapers. All edges cut Archival cover, smudges on front cover, light bumping corners, front hinge beginning to crack front half, light pencil marks, the famed Weiser bookstore stamp inside front paste down. Near Fine / no jacket. Item #5557934 Collation: (71/2" x 5") a4 A-S8 T4 152 leaves, pp i-viii, 1-296Contents: Half title p. i, Title p. iii, preface pp v-vi, contents pp vii-viii, introduction pp 1-8, text (comprising four parts, containing 19 chapters) pp 9-282, list of authorities pp 283-287, index pp 289-292, imprint: Turnbull and Spears, Edinburgh' p 292, by the same author pp 293-296 (A. E. Waite a Bibliography by R. A. Gilbert)"The subject of occultism, by which we mean those sciences, called transcendental and magical, a knowledge of which has been transmitted and accumulated in secret, or is contained in books that have an inner or secret meaning, has been very fully dealt with during recent years by various students of eminence.". [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: crossroadsreno [Reno, Nevada, US]
2018-09-26 09:00:42
Arthur Edward Waite
1891. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Gallery XV [Gardena, California, US]
2018-09-26 06:02:14
W B Yeats 1st uk edition 1891
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Bookseller: theplantagenetking [Birchington, GB]
2018-09-26 05:45:13
1891 The POEMS OF JOHN RUSKIN 2 Large Vols FINE OCCULT DESIGNED LEATHER BINDINGS 1891 The POEMS OF JOHN RUSKIN 2 Large Vols FINE OCCULT DESIGNED LEATHER BINDINGS Click images to enlarge Description THE POEMS OF JOHN RUSKIN NOW FIRST COLLECTED FROM ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT & PRINTED SOURCES;& EDITED IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER WITH NOTES,BIOGRAPHICAL & CRITICAL BY W.G.COLLINGWOOD PUBLISHED BY J.NICHOLS & SON,LONDON 1891 FIRST COLLECTED EDITION COMPLETE IN TWO VOLUMES HARDBACKS BOUND IN FINE FULL LEATHER BINDINGS BY BICKERS & MORRELL BINDERS [ BICKERS BINDERY STAMP TO FRONT INNER BOARD,MORRELL TO REAR INNER BOARD] UNUSUAL GILT MOTIFS TO FRONT BOARDS,SPINE COMPARTMENTS & CORNERS OF FRONT & REAR BOARDS THAT MATCH THE PRIVATE BOOKPLATE OF GILBERT C.ELLIOT TO INNER FRONT BOARDS.TOTAL OF 26 FULL PAGE ILLUSTRATIONS[ COMPLETE] EACH BOOK MEASURES APPROX 11 X 9 INCHES SOME MINOR RUBBING,MARKS & MINOR SCUFFS TO LEATHER COVERS,CORNERS LIGHTLY BUMPED,VERY OCCASIONAL LIGHT FOXING TO PAGES,VERY OCCASIONAL MINOR BLEMISHES OR CHIPS TO PAGE MARGINS OVERALL IN LOVELY CONDITION WITH BOARDS FIRMLY ATTACHED PLEASE CHECK MY E-BAY SHOP FOR MANY MORE RARE & ANTIQUARIAN BOOKS Add me to your Favourite Sellers Pictures sell! Auctiva offers Free Image Hosting and Editing.250+ Listing Templates! Auctiva gets you noticed! The complete eBay Selling Solution. Track Page Views With Auctiva's FREE Counter.
Bookseller: chapatipaul Antiquarian Books (chapatipaul) [Newport, GB]
2018-09-26 00:02:40
Marshall, Agnes Bertha.
Marshall's School of Cookery and Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, 1891.
Bookseller: FIRST FOLIO RARE BOOKS [Paris, Tennessee, US]
2018-09-25 22:32:20
Verlaine, Paul
Paris: Léon Vanier, 1891. [Attributes: Signed Copy]
Bookseller: Caliban Books [Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US]
2018-09-25 22:32:20
Verlaine, Paul
Paris: Léon Vanier, 1891. [Attributes: Signed Copy]
Bookseller: Caliban Books [Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US]
2018-09-25 20:55:40
Black, Henry Campbell
ST. PAUL, MN, 1891 Published by WEST PUBLISHING Edition: FIRST ED blacks law restored Binding: HARD BACK BROWN Size: 8X11 1253 Pages Topic: Law Overall Condition is: GIFT QUALITY Original gilted lettered LEATHER LABEL APPLIED to spine. FIRST EDITION NOT A MODERN REPRINT.. very clean. Index finger tabs, general shelf wear, light foxing on inner boards, unmarked. First Edition First Printing.
Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop [Atlantic City, New Jersey, US]
2018-09-25 20:55:40
Henry Campbell Black
1891. Beautifully rebound in full leather. Very Good to Very Good+ condition. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: goodstufffast1 [Seattle, Washington, US]
2018-09-25 20:55:40
Henry Campbell Black
True 1891 FIRST EDITION in its original leather binding, not a reprint or rebound copy. Very Good condition. Very detailed description inside. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: goodstufffast1 [Seattle, Washington, US]
2018-09-25 16:17:47
George Newnes (ed)
George Newnes Ltd. An Illustrated Monthly with numerous black and white illustrations and photographs. In twelve volumes. The Strand Magazine was a monthly magazine composed of fictional stories and factual articles founded by George Newnes. It was first published in the United Kingdom from January 1891 to March 1950 running to 711 issues. Its immediate popularity is evidenced by an initial sale of nearly 300,000. Sales increased in the early months, before settling down to a circulation of almost 500,000 copies a month which lasted well into the 1930s. Features included in these volumes include Queen Victoria's Dolls, Types of English Beauty, The Handwriting of Charles Dickens, Dinner at the Zoo, The Handwriting of John Ruskin. Other contributors to the magazine have included P. G. Wodehouse, Margery Allingham, Agatha Christie, E. Nesbit, Rudyard Kipling, Dorothy L. Sayers, H.G. Wells, Edgar Wallace, Dornford Yates and even Winston Churchill. Once a sketch drawn by Queen Victoria of one of her children appeared with her permission. The magazine's iconic cover, an illustration looking eastwards down London's Strand towards St Mary-le-Strand, with the title suspended on telegraph wires, was the work of Victorian artist and designer George Charles Haité. Sir George Newnes, 1st Baronet (1851 - 1910) was a publisher and editor in England. Arguably his best known publication was The Strand Magazine, begun in 1891, in which Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was first able to publish his Sherlock Holmes mystery series. In illustrated cloth bindings. Externally, generally smart but with sligh … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: The Mad Librarian [Bath, GB]
2018-09-25 16:17:47
George Newnes (ed)
George Newnes Ltd. An Illustrated Monthly with numerous black and white illustrations and photographs. In twelve volumes. The Strand Magazine was a monthly magazine composed of fictional stories and factual articles founded by George Newnes. It was first published in the United Kingdom from January 1891 to March 1950 running to 711 issues. Its immediate popularity is evidenced by an initial sale of nearly 300,000. Sales increased in the early months, before settling down to a circulation of almost 500,000 copies a month which lasted well into the 1930s. Features included in these volumes include Queen Victoria's Dolls, Types of English Beauty, The Handwriting of Charles Dickens, Dinner at the Zoo, The Handwriting of John Ruskin. Other contributors to the magazine have included P. G. Wodehouse, Margery Allingham, Agatha Christie, E. Nesbit, Rudyard Kipling, Dorothy L. Sayers, H.G. Wells, Edgar Wallace, Dornford Yates and even Winston Churchill. Once a sketch drawn by Queen Victoria of one of her children appeared with her permission. The magazine's iconic cover, an illustration looking eastwards down London's Strand towards St Mary-le-Strand, with the title suspended on telegraph wires, was the work of Victorian artist and designer George Charles Haité. Sir George Newnes, 1st Baronet (1851 - 1910) was a publisher and editor in England. Arguably his best known publication was The Strand Magazine, begun in 1891, in which Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was first able to publish his Sherlock Holmes mystery series. CONDITION In illustrated cloth bindings. Externally, generally smart but … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: The Mad Librarian [Bath, GB]
2018-09-25 14:26:09
Leon Gruel, 1891.
Bookseller: FIRST FOLIO RARE BOOKS [Paris, Tennessee, US]
2018-09-25 13:56:02
Oliver Wendell Holmes
London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, 1891. The Riverside Edition. Comprising: Volume I, entitled 'The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table: Every Man his own Boswell'; Volume II, 'The Professor at the Breakfast Table: With the Story of Iris'; Volume III, 'The Poet at the Breakfast Table: He Talks with his Fellow Boarders and the Reader'; Volume IV, 'Over the Teacups'; Volume V, 'Elsie Venner'; Volume VI, 'The Guardian Angel'; Volume VII, 'A Mortal Antipathy: First Opening of the New Portfolio'; Volume VIII, 'Pages from an Old Volume of Life: A Collection of Essays, 1857-1881'; Volume IX, 'Medical Essays, 1842-1882'; Volume X, 'Our Hundred Days in Europe'; and Volumes XI-XIII, 'The Poetical Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes: Volumes I-III'. Featuring tissue guarded portrait frontispieces of Holmes to Volumes I, IV, and IX. Complete in thirteen volumes. In cloth bindings, imitating half long grain morocco. Externally, some minor shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright and clean, with just the odd spot or mark, and occasional dusting to extreme outer margins. Some light foxing to endpapers. Overall Condition: Very Good Indeed.
Bookseller: The Mad Librarian [Bath, GB]
2018-09-25 07:53:01
Fry, W. Ellerton:
London 1891. 154 Original-Photographien auf 41 starken Albumblättern, jedes Photo mit montierter gedruckter Beschriftung. Goldschnitt. Die Größe der Photos ist meist 14 x 19 cm, ausgenommen die 5 Panorama-Photos, welche 14 x 38 cm messen. Original-Halblederband (leicht berieben), vereinzelt am Rand etwas stockfleckig, ein schönes, dekoratives Album mit hervorragenden Photographien. Ein wundervolles Dokument afrikanischer Geschichte! - Enthalten sind die ersten Photographien der Ruinen von Zimbabwe, die ersten Aufnahmen von der Entstehung von Fort Salisbury, dem heutigen Harare, zahlreichen Aufnahmen der Gebiete zwischen Mafeking und dem heutigen Harare, zwischen Limpopo und Zambesi. Die Dokumentation zeigt aber auch zahlreiche Abbildungen von Einheimischen und ihren Dörfern, sie zeigt auch die Ausmaße des Kolonialtrupps sowie das Leben der Beteiligten. Looking for 'a few paying gold reefs' and with a concession granting him rights to minerals, Cecil J. Rhodes formed the British South Africa Company which sent its heavily guarded Pioneer Column north to exploit the land between the Limpopo and Zambezi rivers in 1890. The Column, consisting of 192 prospective miners, with the famous hunter Frederick Courtney Selous as guide, and 500 troopers of the newly formed British South Africa Police Company, established a camp, Fort Salisbury, at the site of present day Harare. 'An album was produced of 154 of W. Ellerton Fry's original whole-plate photographs, which form a comprehensive record of the historic trek of the Pioneer column from Mafeking to Fort Salisbury in 1890.' William … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Kainbacher [Baden bei Wien, Austria]
2018-09-23 06:00:25
DICKINSON, Emily
Roberts Brothers, 1891. 1st Printing. Gray cloth, corners beveled, gold on front and spine, gold page ends on top. Moderate general wear. Page ends soiled. Front blank page missing. 230 pages. BAL 4656. Second Series of Emily Dickinson's poems. Front page (v-viii) has script reading of 'Renunciation', which is printed in the first volume of her poems.
Bookseller: BookScene.com [Weymouth, Massachusetts, US]
2018-09-19 08:12:57
Perrault, Charles
McLoughlin Bro' [sic], New York. (Toy and movable books) CINDERELLA by [Charles Perrault]. New York: McLoughlin Bro' [sic], (1891). FIRST EDITION. 4to - 10-1/16" x 11-7/8". Color pictorial glazed paper covered card wrappers connected by double blue cloth spines at both left and right sides, die-cut along the top edge in the shape of a theater proscenium; front cover is split vertically down the middle and when opened, the theater stage is seen on the page below, the audience members are seen in the box seats on the inside of the front covers; slight loss to the highest point on the front cover and light soiling and a small paper loss on the back cover for what is an amazingly beautiful copy of the book.[28] pp. including front wrappers. The pages are split vertically down the middle, each time one narrow page is turned left and the opposite narrow page is turned right, a new scene in the "play" is revealed; illustrated with beautiful, verse captioned chromolithographs throughout. Internally the book is FINE. The condition of the book is VERY GOOD +. Only two copies located on OCLC/WorldCat (University of Rochester; Yale University Library). RARE, especially in such nice condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
Bookseller: Wallace & Clark, Booksellers [Houston, TX, U.S.A.]
2018-09-18 19:21:02
Collectif.
S.d. (1891) Album in-folio (42,5 x 30 cm) composé de 89 gravures de mode dont 76 en couleurs (aquarellées à la main au pochoir à l'époque) contrecollées sur carton fort montés sur onglet. 1 planche double en couleurs. Feuillets séparateurs pour les différentes années (1 feuillet séparateur endommagé). Reliure de l'époque demi-basane marron. Titrage doré au dos : FIGURINI DI MODE. Quelques épidermures au dos, plats de percaline légèrement usée, reliure solide. Intérieur frais. Les gravures qui composent ce recueil factice conçu par un amateur de mode italien sont issues de divers journaux de mode de la période 1882-1891, à savoir : des toilettes cotés H, K, etc. (13) imprimées à Paris chez Lemercier (année 1882) (ces gravures indiquent la quantité d'étoffe nécessaire à la confection des modèles de robes dessinés ainsi que le prix du tissu) ; des gravures mises en couleurs issues de la Revue de la Mode, aussi Il Monitore della Moda (F. Garbini editore, Milano), La Stagione, La Saison (Journal illustré des Dames), Paris-Toilette (Journal des Modes), La France élégante et Paris élégant réunis (Paris), La Mode Artistique, Il Bazar (Italie), Margherita (Giornale delle signore italiane), La Nouveauté (Paris), Le Journal des Couturières (Paris). La grande majorité des gravures provenant d'Il Monitore della Moda. Provenance : cachet AUGUSTO GILLA (encre violette en marge de quelques gravures). Important ensemble de très belles gravures de mode strictement de la période 1882 à 1891 réunies par un amateur italien. On y voit toute l'influence et la puissance des modèles par … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Librairie L'amour qui bouquine [France, Alise-Sainte-Reine]
2018-09-16 22:50:47
St. Petersburg, ohne Angaben, 1891. 13 x 9,5 cm. Original Silbergelatine Abzug. Original albumin photograph. Leicht ausgeblichen, slightly faded. verso Notizen in Bleistift: „Niclas II, 1891". Seltenes Fotos des jungen Nikolai II (1868–1918) und späteren Zaren (1894–1918), der mit der Prinzessin Alix von Hessen-Darmstadt verheiratet war. Rare and early photograph of the young Czar, who was married with Princesse Alix von Hessen-Darmstadt. Sprache: russisch.
Bookseller: Antiquariat J.J. Heckenhauer e.K., ILAB [Tuebingen, Germany]
2018-09-12 20:54:01
Dickinson, Emily; Todd, Mabel Loomis (Editor); Higginson, T.W. (Editor)
Poems by Emily Dickinson Edited by Mabel Loomis Todd & T.W. Higginson First UK edition in first issue binding of the reclusive poet's work London: James R. Osgood, McIvaine & Co., 1891. 158 pp. Original pale yellow cloth with gilt lettering, gilt topstain. First British edition, first issue binding. A Very Good+ copy, slightly toned spine with two tiny nicks along edge, head and tail lightly worn. The reclusive American poet's only book to appear in England in the 1890s, following its fourth American impression. British critics were both impressed and a little confused by them; the August 10, 1891 Edinburgh Scotsman called these poems "of a kind that baffle criticism" [Buckingham p. 160]. In uncommonly nice condition.
Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA [Portland, OR, U.S.A.]
2018-09-03 15:07:04
CARROLL, Lewis.
London: Macmillan and Co., 1889 [1891]. Tall octavo. Original cream cloth-backed cream glazed pictorial boards, title to front cover red and black. A little wear to extremities, light foxing to endpapers, boards toned and slightly soiled, a minor loss to lower fore corner; a very good copy. Colour frontispiece with tissue-guard, 19 colour illustrations after John Tenniel. First edition, second issue ("The People's edition"), priced at two shillings on the title page. The original printing of this condensed version of Alice for younger readers was discarded by Dodgson in much the same way as its 1865 predecessor. Dodgson rejected the entire first edition of 10,000 copies in 1889, which was printed on toned paper, on the grounds that the pictures were "far too bright and gaudy". The first 4,000 rejected sheets were sent to America for publication under the imprint of Macmillan & Co. of New York, and a second edition of 10,000 copies was prepared for the UK in 1890. The most notable alteration in the second editions was the printing of the sheets on white rather than toned paper and the altered illustration of Alice and the Cheshire Cat on p. 34, removing Alice's profile. After the publication of the second edition, the remainder of the first printing sheets, retaining the original illustration of Alice and the Cheshire Cat on p. 34, were bound up to form the "People's Edition" of 1891, priced at two shillings, as in this copy. In 1896 copies of this issue were withdrawn from sale and offered to hospitals. Uncommon thus, with only five copies traced at auction: copies are over … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member [London, United Kingdom]
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2018-09-03 15:07:04
CARROLL, LEWIS. Alice's Adventures In Wonderland. London: Macmillan, 1891. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author to one of his young friends, "Edith E. Lucy from the Author, Nov. 6, 1893." This edition, the eighth (84th thousand), contains an entirely reset "Mouse Tale" (page 37) and a new version of the illustration on page 91, which shows Alice as "faceless". Edith Lucy was one of Dodgson's logic students at the Oxford High School for Girls. The relationship with Edith continued until Dodgson's death. She helped him in making advertisements regarding spoiled copies of Looking-Glass, an edition he largely gave away, and also assisted him in preparing presentation copies of Sylvie and Bruno Concluded for shipment. Original cloth, slightly frayed, front hinge weak, overall, very good or a little better in a custom cloth clamshell box. [Attributes: Signed Copy]
Bookseller: James Pepper Rare Books Inc (catstarbuck) [Santa Barbara, California, US]
2018-09-03 14:24:19
BISHOP, Isabella Lucy (nà e BIRD).
New York, Putnam's Sons and London, John Murray, 1891. 8vo. 2 volumes. Original blue cloth, upper boards blocked in blue and gilt, spines blocked in gilt; pp. xiv, 381; [viii], 409, 2 frontispieces, 11 plates, illustrations, 2 colour-printed folding maps; a fine set, volume II largely unopened; 20th-century French bookplates. First edition, US issue. Journeys in Persia recounts the latter part of Bishop's two-year journey through Turkey, Armenia, Persia and Kurdistan. She was robbed twice in Persia and Turkey of her notes, written in preparation for this book, and had largely to rely on her memory in writing the record of her journey; however, she wrote of arriving at Trebizond, "it was the journey's end, yet such is the magic charm of Asia that I would willingly have turned back at that moment to the snowy plateaux of Armenia and the savage mountains of Kurdistan" (II, p. 396). - This is the best-preserved set we ever handled. Theakstone p. 23; Wayward Women, p. 82; Wilson p.23. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd [London, United Kingdom]
2018-09-03 00:58:59
Lamont, Daniel S.; Davis, George B.; Perry, Leslie J.; Kirkley, Joseph W.
U.S. Government Printing Office 1891-1895, Washington, D.C. Elephant Folio, 16" x 20"; Fair; housed in a binding made with two plywood boards and a clasp made from an old belt; brittle paper, as usual; Includes 163 of the 175 plates, including the plate 135 supplements, lacking plates 161-175, each plate is a two page folding map/illustration; lacking the 29 page preface, indexes and introductory material, as well as 2 page errata sheet listing additional authorities for the maps not listed in the original index.; with 25 of the original 35 title pages; misbound, with title pages usually followed by 5/6 plates, as expected, but not always the 5/6 plates called for on the title page; DG consignment; The Atlas was published between 1891 and 1895 and consists of 175 plates, portraying a variety of information, from maps of individual battle sites to photographic views and uniforms and weaponry. There are also many broader-scale maps of regions, states, and the division of the country at various points during the war. The division of the plates is as follows: 1-35: Military Operations in the Field, 136-161: General Topographic Maps, 162-171: Military Divisions and Departments, 172-175: Miscellaneous. Rockville Non-Retail Listings. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Second Story Books, ABAA [Rockville, MD, U.S.A.]
2018-08-31 05:01:49
Rare book. Two Years Before The Mast A Personal Narrative Of Life At sea R. H. (Richard Henry) Dana Jr. 1891 Hardcover Very rare Published by Worthington Co.
Bookseller: sundayladies2 [Salisbury, Connecticut, US]
2018-08-31 01:27:33
Eikokujin Burakku` [Black, Henry James][performance by] ; Fukushima, Shoroku [transcribed by].
Ginkado, Tokyo, 1891. `Story from a London Stage` - an adaptation of a Mary Braddon novel by Black. A `sokkibon` (transcribed oral tale) of a performance made in Japan by South Australian rakugo-ka (comedic storyteller) Henry James Black. The story itself is an adaptation of Mary Braddonfs 1877 short story `Her Last Appearance`, but is interspersed with explanations of Western customs for Black`s Japanese audience (McArthur, 2002). Some of the characters are also given Japanese names, and other aspects in the story are `Japanised` to a certain extent for the audience. Black often used famous English novels for the basis of his performances, and particularly favored works by Braddon, a popular English novelist of the Victorian era. Includes 13 (including 8 double-page) black and white woodblock- printed illustrations of scenes from the story and a portrait of Black. A scarce record of one of Black`s Japanese performances. Original fukurotoji (envelope) binding and boards, somewhat soiled and chipped, small stain and ex-ownership stamp to lower board, upper board lithographically printed. Spine repaired. Creasing, small tears, ex-ownership marks to end- and fly- papers. Repair to endpapers by an ex-owner. A few marks and some browning to text. 1 v., complete. 18.2x12cm. 218 p. First and only edition. Text in Japanese. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Kagerou Bunko (ABAJ, ILAB) [Tokyo, Japan]
2018-08-30 14:23:03
Kelmscott Press] Morris, William
Kelmscott Press, Hammersmith, 1891. Hardcover. One of 300 copies. Presentation copy inscribed by William Morris to Theodore Watts-Dunton on front free endpaper. Best known as the rescuer of Swinburne, Watts-Dunton was a respected literary critic and a friend to many in the Pre-Raphaelite circle, especially Rossetti. He was also a steady patron of the Kelmscott Pres. In his bibliography,of the press, William Peterson cites several presentation copies given to Watts-Dunton, including this one. An edition of Watts-Dunton's first book of poetry, The Coming of Love, had been planned for the Press, but it was never carried out (Peterson B4). This copy belonged to English poet and playwright John Drinkwater, with his leather bookplate on the front pastedown and his ownership inscription in pen dated 1920 beneath Morris's inscription. Drinkwater published a critical study of William Morris in 1912. Poems by the Way was the second book printed by The Kelmscott Press, and the first printed in red and black. This marks the first appearance of many of the poems, one of which ("Goldilocks") was written especially for this book. Fine in limp vellum boards with gilt title to spine. Ribbon ties are detached, but three of the four are laid in. As Peterson notes in his bibliography, the book ties are the most fragile part of Kelmscott books, and they are broken on many copies (Peterson xxxvi). Slight darkening to spine and light spotting to boards. Offsetting from bookplate to facing page, else the interior is clean and bright. The first page features a wide vine border and large initials ar … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: The Kelmscott Bookshop, ABAA [Baltimore, MD, U.S.A.]
2018-08-30 14:23:03
Morris, William
Hammersmith, London: Kelmscott Press, 1891. First Limited Edition. Full Vellum. Near Fine. One of 200 copies printed on hand-made paper in the Golden Type. The first book of the Kelmscott Press. 8vo. 21 by 14.5 cm. 188 pp. A lovely copy. The book once belonged to the Fine Arts Department at the University of Pittsburgh, but the only evidence of their former ownership is an extremely faint, small and shallow blindstamp on a blank prelim leaf (one with "a" printed) -- this inconspicuous impression, easy to miss, is neatly placed below the "a". Otherwise, typical, but moderate, fanning out of the vellum, with very light soiling on the vellum -- one might fairly regard this as age seasoning or toning as well. The leaves within have a touch of age toning along the edges. With the original string ties still preserved, with perhaps one slightly shortened.
Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB [West Windsor, VT, U.S.A.]
2018-08-28 21:50:14
Ullmer, Frederick.
London, (1891). 5 x 8. 280 pages. One ornament is cut out on leaf 203/204. Publisher's blue cloth printed in black. Binding is in fair condition, darkened & worn, front hinge open. Contents have moderate foxing. A good working copy. The first 160 pages are comprised of type faces --many of them fancy, ornamented, and suitable for advertising. There's a great variety of combination borders, headpieces, scrolls, decorative initials, & vignettes. Ullmer was a distributor, since the 1850s, of type for major foundries. This catalogue No. 30 has 200 more faces than the 1885 specimen--many of them in the newest style. OCLC locates 3 copies, none in the U. S. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Veatchs Arts of the Book, ABAA [Hamburg, NY, U.S.A.]
2018-08-26 14:50:45
VARIOUS, [DOYLE, Arthur Conan; VERNE, Jules; MORRISON, Arthur, et al.].
London: George Newnes, January 1891 to December 1895. [Literary Magazine] FIRST APPEARANCES. 10 volumes. Large octavo (24 x 18 x 43cm). Illustrated throughout. Original magazine parts bound in half-yearly volumes. Recent tan half calf with raised bands, gilt titles to spines and marbled boards. All edges speckled brown. Occasional spotting; very good. Contains the first appearance of the above mentioned Sherlock Holmes stories, plus 'The Adventure of the Cardboard Box' (volume V, 1893) which was not published in book form until 'His Last Bow' (1917). Several of these Holmes stories feature far more illustrations (notably by Sidney Paget) than in book form, and in some (such as 'Cardboard Box ') the illustrations are exclusive to 'The Strand'. Doyle also contributes the historical caper 'The Exploits and Adventures of Brigadier Gerard' (volumes VIII, IX and X). In addition, the set includes science fiction from Jules Verne; 'Dr Trifulgas' (volume IV, 1893), and 'An Express of the Future (volume X, 1895). Volumes VII-VIII feature the entire first series of cases for the consulting detective Martin Hewitt; probably the chief rival of Sherlock Holmes- indeed Morrison's ingenious crime stories were commissioned by 'The Strand' entirely due to an appetite for Doyle imitations. A superb literary magazine set.
Bookseller: Adrian Harrington [UNITED KINGDOM]
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2018-08-26 09:15:29
LARG. Gil Blas illustré. Publication hebdomadaire publiée sous la direction de R. d'Hubert. Paris, Bureaux du journal, 1891-1903. Ensemble de 635 numéros reliés en 6 vol. in-fol. de Bas. raciné fauve (qq. charnières usées ou fendillées. manques à des coiffes parfois jusqu'au premier nerf.) Chaque numéro est est composé de 8 ff. avec texte sur 3 vol., 2 ill. en coul. à pleine page et des ill. en noir dans le texte. Collection pratiquement complète de cette publication littéraire satirique (il ne manque à notre série ques les N° 10, 18 et 25 de 1891 et le N° 52 de 1893. Dans la 8eme année, les 52 n° sont au complet mais pour une raison inconnue, ils sont reliés dans l'ordre suivant : du N°9 on passe au N° 20 à 24, on trouve ensuite les N° 15 à 19, puis les N°10 à 14, et on reprend normalement à 25. Dans la 9eme année (1899) le N° 34 qui devait manquer a été inséré à sa place sans être relié au vol.. A part la page 78 du numéro 2 de 1903, tous les n° sont en bon état. Le principal illustrateur de cette revue est Steinlen (jusq. déc. 1900) mais beaucoup d'autres artistes ont contribué à la célébrité de cette revue : Ferdinand Bac, Guillaume, Léandre, Poulbot, Chéret, Van Dongen et Picasso. Sur le plan littéraire, elle renferme de nombreuses éditions pré-originales d'auteurs très célèbres : Verlaine, Maupassant, Richepin, Mirbeau, Zola, Daudet, Courteline, Villiers de l'Isle-Adam... Enfin chaque n° contient texte et musqiue notée des chansons célèbres de l'époque. Rare ensemble prtiquement complet.Très bon
Bookseller: Librairie Douin [France, La Celle Saint-Cloud]
2018-08-26 01:00:02
STOLICZKA, Ferdinand (1838-1874); and others
London and Calcutta, 1891. Fifteen parts in two volumes, quarto. (14 1/2 x 10 7/8 inches). Detailed collations below. Publisher's upper wrappers for each part bound in. Later half green morocco and cloth covered boards, spine with raised bands in six compartments, ruled and lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers The very rare complete natural history reports of an important government-sponsored expedition in India. The complete report in 15 parts was published between 1878-1891 and served as part of the official justification for what essentially had been a move in the "Great Game." In 1873, the second Yarkand mission under Sir Douglas Forsyth was sent by Lord Northbrook, Viceroy of India, to cement British and Indian relations with Yakub Beg, the ruler of Chinese Turkestan and an important figure in the buffer region between Russia and India. The mission was well-equipped, as befitted an official government attempt to impress a local ruler and it is said that the Ladakh economy took four years to recover from the losses incurred from the passage of the expedition. The mission set out from Rawalpindi to Leh via Murree, travelled past the Pangong Lake, Changchenmo and Karakash Valley onto Shahidulla and finally to Yarkand. They reached Kashgar in December 1873, and on March 17, 1874 began the return journey. They were to visit the Pamir and Afghanistan areas but the political situation prohibited the passage and the party returned to India via Ladakh. Ferdinand Stoliczka, the mission's geologist and naturalist, made good use of the opportunities offered and made ext … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA) [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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