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        The Light of Asia or The Great Renunciation

      Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., London, 1892. Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. Small Octavo. 240pp, measures 15 by 11 cm. Ornate gilt decorated pattern to cover and spine, see images. Marbled edges. Engraved frontis of Edwin Arnold. The Lotos Series. Sixteen illustrations, incl frontis. Grammar school pastedown on front. The illustrations in the present volume are taken chiefly from Buddhist sculptures and fresces of an average age of 2000 years.

      [Bookseller: Markisons]
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        Aventures du Capitaine Hatteras au Pôle Nord

      Hetzel 1892 - - Hetzel, Paris 1892, Grd. in-8 (18x28cm), 463pp., relié. - Nouvelle édition, illustrée de 150 dessins par Riou. Catalogue GK in fine. Les rééditions plus tardives de ce cartonnage possèderont 6 gravures couleurs, qui seront de simples agrandissement colorisés de gravures déjà présentes en noir et blanc. Cartonnage d'éditeur dit "Au portrait collé" à la plaque signée Souze et relié par Lenègre. Dos au phare. Second plat du type Lenègre "e". Belle plaque supérieure. Légère traces de décoloration sous le cartouche du nom de l'auteur. Un feuillet très légèrement ressorti. Un cahier se décollant de l'intérieur. Coins frottés et légèrement repliés. Dos un peu passé, mais ors et couleurs bien nets. Coiffes frottés et repliées. Second plat portant des salissures, mais assez bien. Rares rousseurs éparses sur un papier bien frais. Bon exemplaire. NB : Cet ouvrage est disponible à la librairie sur demande sous 48 heures. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] New edition, illustrated with 150 drawings by Riou. Catalog GK in fine. The later editions of this carton will possess 6 color prints, which will be simple enlargement colorized prints already present in black and white. Cartonnage editor said "the portrait glued" to the signed Souze plate and connected by Lenègre. Back to the lighthouse. second board Lenègre like "e". Belle top plate. Slight discolouration under the cartridge of the author's name. Rubbed corners and slightly bent. Back a little past but net gold and colors. Headdresses and rubbed folded. Second course with dirt, but good enough. Few scattered spots on a fresh paper. 463pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Algabal

      Paris: Blatter Fur die Kunst, 1892 Very Rare copy of privately printed Paris edition of Algabal, Stefan George's symbolist poetic cycle-later dedicated to the memory of Louis II of Bavaria and inspired by the decadence of the reign of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus known as Elagabalus who became emperor when he was barely fourteen years old and whose reign is remembered mainly for sexual scandal and religious controversy. Good condition. Sunning on wraps from age; slight fraying on top and bottom edge of cover.

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        Objects of Pity; or, Self and Company. By a Gentleman of Quality

      Imprinted at Amsterdam [but actually Sydney, Australia, 1892. First edition. 55 pp. 1 vols. Small 8vo. Original flexible vellum covered boards, upper board titled in gilt, a.e.g. Short loss at head of spine, else fine in red cloth case. First edition. 55 pp. 1 vols. Small 8vo. Rare. Response to R. L. Stevenson's pamphlet "An Object of Pity; or, the Man Haggard, A Romance. By Many Competant Hands" In that "community romance" Bazett (H. Rider's brother) was the hero. Here we have his rebuttal. RLS took both to Sydney from Samoa and had them printed. Ferguson 10155a "Privately Printed and Very Rare"; Beinecke 853 (for Stevenson pamphlet)

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        Across Thibet Being A Translation of "De Paris Au Tonking A Travers Le Tibet Inconnu"'

      New York: Cassell Publishing Company. 1892., 1892. First US edition. Octavo, pp. xiii, 417. Publisher's brown cloth with a bevelled edge. Gilt titles and portrait of a Tibetan to the spine. A evocative rendering of a camel train adorns the front cover under a decorative title. Gilt top edge, other edges untrimmed. Fold out map housed in pouch on front pastedown, in good condition but starting to split on some of the folds. Numerous illustrations throughout. Some bumping to the headcap, tail, and corners. Internally very clean, a very good copy.

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        Le Latin mystique. Les poètes de l'antiphonaire et la symbolique au moyen âge. Préface de J.-K. Huysmans. Miniature de Filiger.

      First edition. Paris, Édition ''Mercure de France'' 1892. XVI, 378, (1) pp. Later half morocco, spine gilt, top edge gilt, covers bound in. A very attractive copy.. Printed in 220 numbered copies, signed by the author, this is no. 196. A note, written by hand by the author is tipped in at the beginning, together with another MS note. The copy has belonged to the Swedish author Sven Stolpe, with his signature, dated in Paris 1947. Gourmont's first book of criticism, about medieval hymnology. This first edition was printed in 220 copies

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        Town & City Atlas of the State of New Hampshire

      D. H. HURD & CO., BOSTON 1892 - some double page maps colored, black and white illustrations, hinge broken, front cove loose, corners bumped, leather chipping, cover rubbed and worn, edges of some pages creased and chipping, pages age toned, index to views: 52 entries, index to county maps: 11 entries, index to city and town maps: MERRINACK COUNTY- 79 HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY- 94 CHESHIRE COUNTY- 55 SULLIVAN COUNTY- 44 ROCKINGHAM COUNTY- 65 GRAFTON COUNTY- 78 BELKNAP COUNTY- 32 CARROLL COUNTY- 36 COOS COUNTY- 45, statistical: 20 entries DATE PUBLISHED: 1892 EDITION: 337 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La conquête du pain. Préface par Élisée Reclus.

      Paris, Tresse & Stock, 1892. Small 8vo. Original printed red wrappers. A few tears and nicks to extremities. The extremely fragile spine miraculously preserved, very neatly restored. A very fine, completely uncut copy. XV, (1), 297, (1) pp. + (1, contents) f.. The very rare first edition of Kropotkin's main work, "The Conquest of Bread", the great constructivist work of the libertarian tradition and the greatest modern work of anarchism. By 1880, Kropotkin had broken with the Bakunist idea of remuneration for labour in the post-revolutionary society. While Bakunin and the Federalist wing of the First International suggested a period of economic transition between Capitalism and Libertarian Communism, Kropotkin believed it necessary to leap from one to the other, from day one of the revolution. Any retention of the wages system in whatever form, such as labour cheques or time coupons, would only result in further exploitation and injustice. The revolution has to consist in the belief that all things are the common inheritance of humanity and should also be held in common; therefore, Kropotkin states in his magnu opus, collectivists merely tinker with the wages system in stead of destroying it, and the only way forward is to get rid of it completely. Kroptkin's groundbreaking "The Conquest of Bread" constitutes a work of anarcho-communist economics and history rather than a mere text book on revolutionary organization. "[I]n "The Conquest of Bread", [h]e doesn't seem to see anarchism as a political ideology on a par with, say Marxism, but rather he sees it as a constantly present tendency within human groups. Anarchism, then, is more of an anthropological category than a political one for Kropotkin... He highlights events from the French revolution where associations of labourers sprang up to till the soil together. He looks at aspects of Russian and Swiss peasant communal land use as well as the English lifeboat crews who voluntarily aid seamen in distress. This is where Kropotkin's real worth is - in the field of history and ethics. Of course some of his historical conclusions can be criticised: medieval cities were not as democratic and peaceful as he would have us believe. But he did illuminate an aspect of human history which had been completely neglected. Academics of the nineteenth century were heavily under the influence of neo-Darwinist ideas which sought to justify both capitalism and imperialism. Kropotkin was one of the very first to attempt to refute the 'survival of the fittest' idea. The basic point that humanity has made most progress under conditions of co-operation runs through the length and breadth of "The Conquest of Bread".The book contains much of interest for present day libertarians. Kropotkin touches on "integral education", agricultural production in cities, international trade, the decentralisation of industry and much else of importance currently. It is, to reiterate, one of the great constructivist anarchist works". (Gary Heyter, A Review of Kropotkin's "The Conquest of Bread"). Prince Pyotr Alexeyevich Kropotkin (1842 -1921) was a Russian activist, scientist, and philosopher, who advocated decentralized government and anarchism. Kropotkin was a proponent of a communist society free from central government and based on voluntary associations between workers. He wrote many books, pamphlets and articles, the most prominent being his groundbreaking "The Conquest of Bread" from 1892. He also contributed the article on anarchism to the Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition."The Conquest Of Bread" first appeared in Paris in 1892, after having been serialized in the anarchist journals "La Révolté" and "Le Révolte". After the appearance of the book, it became extremely influential and was serialized again, though only in part, between 1892 and 1894 in the London journal "Freedom". It quickly reached an extremely large audience and was translated an reprinted numerous times. It was translated into Norwegian already in 1898, and in Japanese in 1909."The Conquest of bread" came to play an enormous role in the modern development of anarchism and is the most significant modern work of the libertarian tradition

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        MESSAGES FROM MARS BY THE AID OF THE TELESCOPE PLANT .

      J. S. Ogilvie, Publisher, 57 Rose Street, New York 1892 - Octavo, pp. [iii] iv-v 9-259 [260: blank] + [1] 2-5] 6: publisher's ads [note: erratically paged, no preliminary pages are missing], later homemade wrappers with original back cover retained. First edition. Issued as Ogilvie's "The Peerless Series," number 62, August 1892. "An imaginative and original science fiction novel in which the protagonist finds a lost race on an island in the Pacific. Their religion revolves round a remarkable plant which has foliage which acts as a powerful lens. Through the medium of this, communication takes place with the super-scientific civilization on Mars, and much of the book is devoted to a description of the life and technology there." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 40. Eccentric novel . A curiosity, but not without interesting moments." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 256. Locke, Voyages in Space (2011) V-141. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature 1516-1975, p. 46. Bleiler (1978), p. 29. Reginald 01816. Printed on pulp paper and very fragile. A rare book. Formerly Stuart Teitler's copy; we have not seen another copy of this edition, nor has interplanetary fiction expert George Locke. (#153389) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        Dictionnaire pratique d'horticulture et de jardinage illustré de plus de 4000 figures dans le texte et de 80 planches chromolithographiées

      - 5 volumes grand in-8, 80 Paris, Octave Dion, Librairie Agricol, Vilmorin-Andrieux, s.d. [1892-1899], in-8, 5 volumes grand in-8, 80 planches hors texte, demi-chagrin vert moderne, dos à 5 faux nerfs, tranches mouchetées (quelques coiffes frottées, dos insolés), Première édition de cet imposant dictionnaire traduit de l'anglais par S. Mottet qui traite de la description succincte des plantes connues et cultivées dans les jardins de l' Europe, de la culture potagère, de l'arboriculture, de la description et de la culture de toutes les Orchidées, Broméliacées, Palmiers, Fougères, plantes de serre, plantes annuelles, vivaces, du tracé des jardins, du choix et de l'emploi des espèces propres à la décoration des parcs et jardins, de l' Entomologie, la Cryptogamie et la Chimie horticole, des éléments d' Anatomie et de Physiologie végétale, de la Glossologie botanique et horticole, de la description des outils, serres et accessoires employés en horticulture. Bien complet de ses 80 planches en couleurs, le présent exemplaire est en très bon état intérieur [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Iola Leroy, or Shadows Uplifted

      Boston: James H. Earle, 1892. Third edition [so stated on title-page]. Hardcover. Very Good. frontis, 282p. Hardcover in original olive green cloth with decorated/illustrated front cover. 19cm. Minor spine slope. Light browning. Some spotting on fore-edge. An unusually attractive copy of this scarce novel. The first and second editions (printings) of Iola Leroy were published in Philadelphia. The Earle edition was probably published in 1895. Iola Leroy was this pioneering African American writer's only book-length novel. Among Harper's other writings were several books of poetry and three novelllas.

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        The Condition of the Working Class in England in 1844 with preface written in 1892.

      Swan Sonnenschein & Co 1892 - 8vo, xix, [1], 298, [2]pp, original publisher's cloth. First printing with the author's new preface [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Quattro figurini originali, ad acquarello, del pittore e illustratore Alfredo Edel, due con firma autografa dell'artista.

      1892 - Serie assai gradevole di quattro figurini originali, ad acquarello policromo, realizzati di pugno del celebre costumista. Formato cm.40,5x15,5. Due dei disegni, con firma autografa "A del Edel 92", presentano al verso dettagliate notazioni manoscritte circa la realizzazione dei costume dei due personaggi femminili, Colombina e Perrette. Gli altri due bozzetti chiaramente riferiti allo stesso progetto, non sono firmati. Insieme di grande delicatezza ed efficacia. "Alfredo Leonardo Edel, semplicemente conosciuto come Alfredo Edel (Colorno, 15 maggio 1856 ? Boulogne-sur-Seine, 16 dicembre 1912), pittore, costumista e illustratore, nacque nei pressi di Parma proveniente da una famiglia di origine alsaziana. Alcuni membri della sua famiglia erano artisti: il padre Leopoldo era un pittore dilettante, il fratello Vittorino un figurinista e la sorella Adele dipingeva professionalmente, ma soprattutto la famiglia si vantava della discendenza da Giuseppe Naudin, celebre miniaturista, maestro di pittura della duchessa di Parma Maria Luigia d'Austria, divenuto in seguito alla fine del Ducato di Parma, regio pittore di Vittorio Emanuele II. Ebbe una brillante carriera artistica ricca di riconoscimenti sia come pittore ed illustratore e soprattutto come costumista teatrale della Scala di Milano dal 1880 al 1890. Collaborò con i maggiori teatri d'Europa, essendo un'artista estroso e creativo, considerato tra gli innovatori del teatro italiano di fine secolo. La sua attività variava dalla lirica ("Otello" di Verdi, 1887; "La Bohème" di Puccini, 1897; "Veritas et Amor" di Pizzi, 1904; "Don Carlos" di Verdi, 1912), balletti ("Excelsior", 1881; "Sport", 1899; "Rosa d'amore", 1900; "Bacco" e "Gambrinus", 1905), circo ("Barnum", 1889-90), pantomime ("Little Bo Peep" e "Robinson Crusoe", Londra 1892) e alla extravaganza ("Neptune's Daughter", Londra 1906). Muore a Boulogne-sur-Seine vicino a Parigi il 16 dicembre 1912 ed è sepolto nel cimitero locale" (da Wikipedia). la serie di 4 bozzetti. 200 gr.

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        Lotto di 25 carte originali, disegnate a mano, di appezzamenti di terreno in Brasile, segnatamente nella zona di Jacarezinho e Tomazinha nel nord - est dello Stato del Paranà, 1892 - 1921.

      Il lotto comprende. 1) Planta de divisão judicial da fazenda "Pedra Alta" situada no Ouro Grande, Municipio e Comarca de Jacarezinho (formato cm.48x71,7, scala 1:5.000; 1921); 2) Fazenda do Prateado de Osvaldo Sampaio - Traçado da estrada de rodageno entre Fazenda de Taquaral de Antonio Barbosa Ferraz e o porto no Rio Paranama (cm.46,4x102, scala 1:20.000; 1911); 3) Planta de Fazenda de Brejião para a divisão judicial da mesma fazenda, requerida por Antonio Laurenço de Aranjo e outras, situada no Municipio e Comarca do Jacarezinho (cm.63x51, scala 1:20.000; 1905, con una mancanza); 4) Planta de Posse denominada "Laranginha" no Municipio de Thomazina, pertencente a João Francisco Pereira (cm.52,5x52, scala 1:120.000; 1892); 5) Planta das Fazendas Reiberão do Meio e Jacarezinho (cm.41,3x62,5, scala 1:40.000); 6) Planta da divisão do Quinhâo 10 situado nas nascentes do Ribeirâo Jacutinga posse da Pedra Branca, Municipio e Comarca de Jacarezinho (cm.49x101,5, scala 1:10.000); 7) Planta da divisâo amigavel entre diversos condominos de una parte da posse da Pedra Branca nas vertentes do rio das Cinzas entre a barra do ribeirão Barreiro Grande e o salto do medesmo rio, Municipio de Jacarezinho, Estado dio Paranà (cm.73,5x102, scala 1:20.000); 8) Planta do fazenda Dourado (cm.84x114,5, scala 1:10.000); 9) Planta do divisão judicial do Quinhâo 12C situado na fazenda do Alambary, posse da Pedra Branca, Municipio e Comarca de Jacarezinho (cm.73x100,5, scala 1:10.000; 1918); 10) Carta della zona di Jacarezinho (cm.140x73, scala 1:10.000; 1911), 11) Carta delle Fazende do Taquaral e do Lambary (cm.102x173, staccata a metà); 12) Planta da divisão judicial do fazenda do Brejão requerida por Antonio Laurenço de Aranjo e outros e situada no Municipio e Camarca do Jacarezinho (cm.70x48, scala 1:20.000; 1906); 13) Planta da divisâo judicial da fazenda do Lambary (cm.102x73,5, scala 1:20.000); 14) Planta da fazenda da Uniâo situada no Municipio e Camarca do Jacarezinho pertencente do Sig. Virgilio Rodrigues Alves (cm.51x73, scala 1:10.000; 1907); 15) Da divisão judicial das fazendas Jahù - Aldeia - Cajoà - Pedra Branca e Prateado requerida pelo M. Joaquim Severo Baptista e situadas no Municipio e Comarca do Jacarezinho (cm.88x73, scala 1:20.000; 1907); 16) carta dei Posse Ribeirão Grande, Jagotigabal e Marimbondo, Ribeirão Vermelho, Imbahù o rio do Peixe, S.Barbara, Ribeirão Laranginha, Congonhas, Ribeirão Bonito, Joaquim Severo Baptista (cm.73x102); 17) carta delle zone di S.Cruz do Rio Pardo, Jacarezinho, Tomazinha, S.José da Boavista, Jaguariahyva (cm.102x73, staccata a metà); 18) Planta das fazendas do Coqueiral Barreiro e Barreiro Grande (cm.73x102, scala 1:20.000); 19) Planta do fazenda de Dourado (cm.77x111, scala 1:10.000); 20) Planta general da zona nordeste do Paranà (cm.76x52, scala 1:300.000); 21) Divisão judicial da fazenda do Brejao (cm.73x51, scala 1:20.000), 22) Carta di proprietà Joaquim da Silveira Mello e Joaquim Cordero (cm.39x48,5, scala 1:10.000); 23) Carta della Fazenda União (cm.33,5x50, scala 1:10.000; 1918, con due carte allegate); 24) Mappa das mediçoes no XIII° Commissariado Municpio do Jacarezinho pelo Commissario de terras João Candodo da Silva Muricy, 1900 - 1904 (cm.68x68, scala 1:50.000; 1904, strappi lungo le piegature); 25) Planta das fazendas da Ilha Grande ou Taquaral - Agua do Vieira e Lambary para a divisão judicial das mesmas fazendas, requerida pelo Dr.Antonio José Da Costa e outros, situadas no Municipio e Comarca do Jacarezinho (cn.35x101, scala 1:20.000, frammento). Coloriture a mano. Cospicuo, interessante, lotto di disegni e mappe catastali dell'inizio del XX secolo di alcune fazende brasiliane ubicate nelle aree di Jacarezinho e Tomazinha nel Nord - Est dello Stato del Paranà. il lotto (25 mappe catastali). Codice libreria 120741.

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        The Strand Magazine - An Illustrated Monthly Volume IV July - December

      London: George Newnes, Ltd., 1892. First edition. Leather/Marbled Boards. Very Good. Very Good, solid, tight, 8vo hard binding without jacket. Clean and bright inside and out except for occasional foxing. First Edition (NAP). Shelf. Leather spine and corners. Spine with raised gilt bands and decoration. Marbled boards, end papers and page edges. Bumped/slightly frayed corners and rubbed spine ends and boards' edges. Shelf. Illustrations and index. 684 pages. Features "The Adventure of Silver Blaze" by Arthur Conan Doyle, a Sherlock Holmes short story. Very nice.

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        Der Königliche Zwinger in Dresden : Photogr. Aufnahmen / vom Kgl. Landbauinspector Karl Schmidt und Bildhauer Moritz Schildbach.

      Gustav W. Seitz Hamburg 1892 Seltene großformatige Mappe mit 35 photographischen Aufnahmen des Dresdner Zwingers im Format 42 x 29 cm. Auf dünnem Papier gedruckt. Mit einem in rot und schwarz gedruckten illustrierten Titelblatt sowie 2 Blättern Textteil mit 3 Grundrissen. Mit ganzen Ansichten wie auch zahlreichen Detailaufnahmen des plastischen Schmuckes etc.. Illustrierte Ohlnmappe, Folio ( 43 x 30,5 cm ). Druck von Carl Griese. Die Einbandmappe von schlechter Erhaltung, stärker fleckig, angestaubt, mit kleinen Stauchungen auf dem Vorderdeckel sowie kleineren Schäden am Rückdeckel und Rücken. Flügel etwas gebräunt, leicht fleckig, etwas beschädigt. Titelblatt sowie Textblätter stärker fleckig, mit leichten Randläsionen. Die Lichtdrucke selbst von recht guter Erhaltung, wenige mit kleinen Beschädigungen an den Ecken oder Rändern.Am Rand, außerhalb der Aufnahmen aber teils etwas finger- bzw. leicht stockfleckig, etwas unfrisch. Aus dem Textvorwort: \" Anmerkung: Die photographische Aufnahme so vieler wertvoller und schwer zugänglicher Motive wird zwar dem Umstande zufällig vorhandener Baugerüste im Wesentlichen verdankt, es leuchtet aber ein, daß eben aus diesem Grunde nicht immer eine künstlerische Vollendung derselben ermöglicht werden konnte - Die Herausgeber \". - sehr selten - ( Pic erhältlich - webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Dresden, Zwinger, Photographie, Moritz Schildbach, Karl Schmidt, Carl Griese

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        St. Mark's, or the Mayor's Chapel, Bristol, Formerly Called the Church of the Gaunts.

      Bristol, W.C. Hemons 1892. Small 4to, 26,5 x 19,5 cm. Richly gilt full morocco (signed L. Broca on inside upper cover). One of 200 numbered large paper copies. First edition. One lower corner bumped, very slight wear along the spine. Engraved bookplate of Alfred Trapnell, little leather label with a number (1203) and a small ticket mentioning Broca. Some browning of inside edges.* Splendorously gilt binding by French-born brilliant British bookbinder Lucien Broca, copying the gothic rose window in St. Mark's Church on both sides of the book. Alfred Trapnell (1838-1918), a Bristol industrialist, built a large porcelain collection as well as a sumptuous library.

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        Gray Days and Gold in England and Scotland.

      8vo., finely bound in full dark green morocco signed Putnam's and Knickerbocker Press, boards with triple gilt line panel enclosing a geometric border formed of 8 gilt lines, spine panelled and lettered in gilt, all edges gilt, red morocco endpapers. With an original watercolour of Warwick Castle tipped in and extra-illustrated with 45 finely executed pen and ink drawings in the margins and text all by W.J. Wilson (signed by him on ther title-page. Spine and boards a little mellowed to brown, otherwise a very good copy. New Edition, limited to 250 large paper copies.

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        The Love-Lyrics & Songs of Proteus by Wilfrid Scawen Blunt with the Love-Sonnets of Proteus by the Same Author now Reprinted in their Full Text with Many Sonnets Omitted from the Earlier Editions.

      Small 4to. Original vellum, spine lettered in gilt, green silk ties, edges untrimmed; ornamental woodcut border and initials, the initials printed in red, text printed in black and red in the Golden type; bookplate on front paste-down; a very good copy. 300 copies were printed. This is the only Kelmscott book with the initials printed in red, done at the author's request.

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        Naturwissenschaftliche Rundschau. Wöchentliche Berichte über die Fortschritte auf dem Gesamtgebiete der Naturwissenschaften, 7. Jg. (1892) - 27 Jg. (1912). Auch Einzelbände erhältlich. Also single volumes available.

      Braunschweig, Friedrich Vieweg und Sohn, 1892 - 1912. 21 Bände (21 volumes). Blaue Halbleinenbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln im Großformat 29 x 21 cm. Angesehene wissenschaftliche Zeitschrift zur naturwissenschaftlichen Forschungsentwicklung im deutschen Kaiserreich. In heutiger Perspektive auch wichtiges Nachschlagewerk zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte. Alle Bände in gutem Zustand (all volumes in good condition). Einige Buchrücken etwas aufgehellt. Vorsätze sowie wenige Seitenränder partiell leicht fleckig. Stempel der Königlichen Sternwarte Bonn auf Titelblatt. Sehr ansprechende Sammlung dieser einschlägigen naturwissenschaftlichen Zeitschrift. Weitere Fotos sowie weitere seltene Fachzeitschriften-Angebote zur Astronomie und Physik auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (Rubrik: Astronomie und Physik). Further photos and other rare journals about astronomy and physics at the homepage of the antiquarian bookstore (Section: Astronomy and Physics). Einzelband (single volume): EUR 50,00. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Astrophysik Astronomie Physik Fachzeitschrift Kosmologie Optik Naturwissenschaft Naturwissenschaften Chemie

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        Gesammelte Abhandlungen

      1892 - In-8 de XX, 855 pp., 12 pp. Leipzig, Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1892, in-8, In-8 de XX, 855 pp, 12 pp. de catalogue, reliure de l'éditeur en pleine percaline verte, dos lisse, titre doré, Première édition de ce recueil de traités, édité et introduit par le docteur Lommel, professeur de physique à l'université de Munich. Ohm (1789-1854), physicien allemand a découvert l'existence d'une relation de proportionnalité directe entre la différence de potentiel appliquée aux bornes d'un conducteur et le courant électrique qui le traverse, ce qu'on appelle maintenant la "loi d'Ohm". Ces résultats expérimentaux lui ont permis de déterminer les relations fondamentales entre courant, tension et résistance électrique, ce qui constitue le début de l'analyse des circuits électriques. Ses remarquables travaux ont porté pour la plupart sur des questions de physique mathématique. En électricité, on lui doit une généralisation de la loi d'Ohm, des études sur la distribution de l'électricité sur deux corps en présence, et sur la décharge de la bouteille de Leyde, une détermination de la constante des courants d'induction. Ouvrage illustré d'un frontispice en héliogravure représentant un buste de l'auteur, avec de nombreuses formules et figures géométriques dans le texte. Estampille annulée de l'institut catholique de Paris. Non coupé. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed in full to arts administrator Richard Sternfeld

      - 3 pp. of a bifolium. 8vo (175 x 110 mm.). Dated Döbling [now part of Vienna], November 4, 1892. In black ink. In German (with translation). Wolf asks Sternfeld (who is not named in the letter but may be identified by circumstantial evidence) about the "popular concerts" series in Berlin, which Sternfeld had suggested as a venue for showcasing Wolf's music. He doubts whether the setting of these concerts was suited to the purpose:"Would you please, most esteemed [Sir], be so kind as to reveal to me the character of the so-called popular concerts in Berlin? Are your popular concerts such at which [the audience] is eating, drinking, and smoking? Of course such concerts would prohibit the performance of vocal music, and when you proposed a popular concert to me, you intended to perform my instrumental works only. In such a case a popular concert would not serve me well because, as you know, my specialty is vocal music. However, should it be otherwise and should the said concerts also include vocal music then I would of course prefer such a popular concert to one at the Singakademie, if only to save money. It also would appear that these popular concerts are held in the hall of the Philharmonic, which should not be underestimated."Creased at horizontal fold; short split to lower portion of central fold. "[Wolf] intensified the expressive vocabulary of the lied by means of extended tonality and post-Wagnerian declamation while retaining the defining elements of the song tradition he had inherited from Schubert and Schumann. Profoundly responsive to poetry, he incorporated detailed readings of his chosen poems in the compositional decisions he made about every aspect of song: harmonic nuances, tonal form, melodic design, vocal declamation, pianistic texture, the relationship of voice to piano, etc. Seeking an art ?written with blood';, he went below the surface of poetry - even where his musical purposes were inevitably distinct from the poet's - in order to recreate it in music of remarkable intensity, written, as he once proclaimed, for epicures, not amateurs." Eric Sams and Susan Youens in Grove Music Online.Richard Sternfeld (1858-1924) was a prominent arts administrator in Berlin at the time. A board member of the Wagner-Verein, he organized several performances of Wolf's works. The Berlin concert Wolf was planning at the time finally took place on January 8, 1894?but not as a "popular" concert. Siegfried Ochs, director of the Philharmonischer Chor, conducted some of Wolf';s choral-orchestral works.

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        Aventures du Capitaine Hatteras au Pôle Nord

      New edition, illustrated with 150 drawings by Riou. Catalog GK in fine. The later editions of this carton will possess 6 color prints, which will be simple enlargement colorized prints already present in black and white.Cartonnage editor said "the portrait glued" to the signed Souze plate and connected by Lenègre. Back to the lighthouse. second board Lenègre like "e". Belle top plate. Slight discolouration under the cartridge of the author's name. Rubbed corners and slightly bent. Back a little past but net gold and colors. Headdresses and rubbed folded. Second course with dirt, but good enough. Few scattered spots on a fresh paper. Hetzel Paris 1892 Grd. in-8 (18x28cm) 463pp. relié

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        Tess of the D'Urbervilles

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1892. First American edition. Hardcover. Very good or better in decorated boards; no jacket. Contemporary bookplate to the front free endpaper, no other markings or inscriptions. Corners lightly bumped, spine cloth just very slightly dulled, but overall a far above average copy of this title. Quite attractive, actually, and of course what is by general consensus the author's defining achievement.

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        Tapis d'Orient. Publiés sous les auspices du Ministère du commerce et du Ministère des cultes et de l'instruction publique par le Musèe commercial Imp. Roy. Autrichien

      

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        Eigenhändiger Brief mit Unterschrift.

      (Berlin) 95 1892 - 8°. Doppelblatt, halbseitig beschrieben. Er bittet offenbar einen Mitarbeiter, ihn bei "Abtheilung II" zu entschuldigen, da er am Begräbnis von "Geheimrat von Hoffmann" teilnehmen muss und erst einen Tag später kommen kann. Mit Hoffmann ist offenbar der am 5. Mai 1892 verstorbene Chemiker August Wilhelm von Hofmann gemeint. - Papierbedingt leicht gebräunt. Mit hinterlegtem waagerechten Knick, sonst gut erhalten

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        Du Niger au Golfe de Guinée par le pays de Kong et le Mossi

      Hachette et Cie 1892 - - Hachette et Cie, Paris 1892, Grd. in-8 (18,5x27cm), 513pp. et 416pp., 2 tomes en 2 volumes reliés. - Edition originale, illustrée, de nombreux croquis de détail et cent soixante-seize gravures sur bois d'après les dessins de Riou, dont 26 hors-texte, 5 cartes, sans la grande carte générale annoncée. Reliures en demi basane chocolat d'époque. Dos lisse ornés de filets. Titres dorés. Chiffre en queue DB. Plats de papier rouge et noir. Frottements en coiffes et bordures. Extrémités des coins dénudés de papier. Rousseurs sur les tranches et sur les premiers feuillets, assez rares sur l'ensemble, sur un papier demeuré frais. Dos du premier tome légèrement éclairci uniformément. Bon exemplaire. Mission d'exploration de l'Afrique équatoriale ordonnée par le général Faidherbe ; partant de Bamako en 1887, Bigner parcourut les états de Saory et de Tieba, puis la Volta et explora le pays Mossi pour la première fois. La narration de voyage est extrèmement complète et ne manque aucun domaine, botanique, géographique, moeurs, coutumes. A l'issue de ce voyage, la Côte d'Ivoire deviendra officiellement une colonie française en 1893 dont Binger sera nommé gouverneur. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Edition originale bindings en demi basane chocolat d'époque. spine lisse ornés de filets. Titres dorés. Chiffre en queue DB. Plats de papier rouge et noir. Frottements en spine-ends et bordures. Extrémités des coins dénudés de papier. Rousseurs sur les tranches et sur les premiers feuillets, assez rares sur l'ensemble, sur un papier demeuré frais. Bon exemplaire. 513pp. et 416pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Weber

      S. Fischer Verlag, Berlin 1892 - First Edition published in Berlin. The book is in excellent condition. This attractive period binding with marbled boards has light wear to the spine. The pages are clean with minor wear. There is NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy of this First Edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Cours de danse fin de siècle.

      Paris, Dentu, 1892, - in-8, pp.(2nn)-59-(5nn), bella legatura m.marocchino blu e angoli, titolo e fregi intarsiati in pelle rossiccia al dorso, conservate le copertine edit. (quella anteriore presenta un'acquaforte a colori). Testatine, finalini e capilettera figurati a colori. Edizione originale di splendida opera sulla danza, impreziosita da 9 (su 11) splendide acquaforti originali di Louis Legrand firmate sulla lastra raffiguranti ballerine in varie posizioni del can-can, tra le quali ''Le Croisement'', ''Brisement assis'', e ''La jambe derriere la tete.'' Tiratura limitata a 350 esemplari. Qualche fioritura, in ottima rilegatura. Carteret IV; 331. Ray. The Art of the French Illustrated Book. 342.11. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ADVENTURES AND MEMOIRS OF SHERLOCK HOLMES

      George Newnes, London 1892 - Doyle, A(rthur) Conan. THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES. London: George Newnes, 1892. FIRST EDITION, first issue (without the words "Southampton Street" on the front cover street sign). A VERY FINE COPY for this title, remarkably bright with its cloth unrubbed and its gilt virtually unblemished, in original publisher's light blue cloth over beveled boards, spine blocked and lettered in gilt and black, all edges gilt. The free endpapers are just lightly browned. With all one-hundred-and-four of Sidney Paget's famous illustrations. The notoriously fragile inner hinges show only the slightest separation of paper with no cracking or breaking. Although Sherlock Holmes first appeared in the initially unheralded novels A Study In Scarlet and The Sign Of Four, it was the wildly enthusiastic reception of this volume which, once and for all, made famous the most enduring fictional character of the Victorian era. THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES contains the first twelve of the fifty-six Sherlock Holmes stories eventually collected, including several of his most famous: "A Scandal In Bohemia," "The Five Orange Pips," The Man With The Twisted Lip," and "The Adventure of the Speckled Band." This is a CONDITION-CENSUS COPY; in 25 years, we've seen only two other examples in equally brilliant condition (and they both had dust jackets). Green & Gibson A10a. Housed in a wine-red vintage quarter-morocco slipcase. [TOGETHER WITH:] Doyle, A(rthur) Conan. THE MEMOIRS OF SHERLOCK HOLMES. Illustrations by Sidney Paget. London: George Newnes, 1894. First Edition. AN EXCEEDINGLY FINE and remarkably bright copy in original publisher's dark blue cloth over beveled boards, spine blocked and lettered in gilt and black, all edges gilt. There is only the slightest touch of rub to the extremities, the free endpapers are just lightly browned, inner hinges expertly and invisibly restored to perfection, some minimal foxing. The ninety illustrations by Sidney Paget include the famous frontispiece: "The Death Of Sherlock Holmes. THE MEMOIRS OF SHERLOCK HOLMES contain Doyle's second set of twelve Sherlock Holmes short-stories, including "The Final Problem" which introduces Holmes' arch-enemy, Professor Moriarty. We've seen countless copies of this title in poor to average condition. This is about as good as it gets. Green & Gibson A10a. Housed in a wine-red vintage quarter-morocco slipcase. A perfectly matched set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        TROLLOPE'S WORKS (34 Volumes) (Leather Bound)

      Dodd, Mead & Co 1892-93. Good+. 1892. Hardcover. 34 volumes consisting of the following: Last Chronicle of Barset Vol. 1 Pt. 1, Vol. 1 Pt. 2, Vol. 2 Pt 1, Vol. 2 Pt. 2, Vol. 3 Pt 1, Vol. 3 Pt. 2 (complete) ; Doctor Thorne Vol. 1 Pt. 1, Vol. 1 Pt. 2, Vol. 2 Pt. 1, Vol. 2 Pt. 2 (complete) ; Framley Parsonage Vol. 1 Pt. 1, Vol. 1 Pt. 2, Vol. 2 Pt 1, Vol. 2 Pt. 2 (complete) ; Can You Forgive Her Vol. 1, 2, & 3 (complete) ; The Duke's Children Vol. 1, 2, & 3 (complete) ; Phineas Finn Vol. 1,2, & 3 (complete) ; Phineas Redux Vol. 1, 2, & 3 (complete) ; The Prime Minister Vol. 2 & 3; The Warden (complete) ; The Small House at Allington Vol. 1 & 3; Barchester Towers Vol. I Pt. 1, Vol. I Pt. 2, Vol. II Pt. I. Three quarter brown leather bound covers with 5 raised bands with floral covered boards have moderate to heavy wear to extremities. Boards and spines are straight. Bindings are tight. Matching floral paste downs and endsheets . Frontispieces protected by tissue. Title pages printed in red and black. Pages clean and pristine. Signed bindings by W. Roach, NY. ; Signed by Author(s) .

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        Skandinaviens fiskar målade af W. von Wright, beskrifna af B. Fries, C. U. Ekström och S. Sundevall. Andra upplagan. Bearbetning och fortsättning af F. A. Smitt.

      Stockholm, P. A. Norstedt & söners förlag, 1892-95. Tre volymer, (8) + 566 + VIII + (2); (6) + 567-1239 + 1 blank + (1) + 1 blank; (6) s. + plansch I-XXVII + (6) s. + plansch I-LIII. Totalt 54 kromlitograferade planscher + 1 plansch i s/v (numrerade I-LIII). Planscherna med tunna täckblad. Halvskinnband med fem upphöjda bind och övre guldsnitt. 34 X 27,5 cm, Några planscher har små bitar av det blå skyddspappret fastklistrat på bilderna. Två stycken skyddspapper har helt och delvis fastnat i två av planscherna. Några skyddspapper borta. Skavmärken på några av pärmarnas skinnbeklädda delar

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        Divan Japonais.

      Poster for the Divan Japonais cabaret. Paris: Ancourt 1892. Published in "Les Maitres de l'Affiche", 1896. Plate no. 2.. Les Maîtres de l'Affiche (The Masters of the Poster) refers to 256 colour lithographic plates used to create a very significant art publication during the Belle Époque in Paris, France. The collection, reproduced from the original works of ninety-seven artists in a smaller format, was put together by Jules Chéret, the father of poster art.By the 1890's the streets of French cities were enlivened by large, colourful posters. The poster had not only caught the fancy of the public, but its best examples were already being regarded as true works of art (specifically, as fine prints) to be exhibited, reviewed in journals, collected and reproduced in a more manageable form. In the last five years of the 19th century, Imprimerie Chaix was to play a great part in codifying, hallowing and perpetuating the ebullient spirit of the Belle Epoque. The renowned set of 256 prints were created by Imprimerie Chaix, forever to be known as a set as Les Maîtres de l'Affiche. Each print was rendered as a separate sheet measuring 11 x 15 inches. [27.9 x 38.1 cm]. The set was compiled in a unique way: Every month for 60 months - from December 1895 through November 1900 - subscribers received a wrapper containing four consecutively numbered prints. On 16 occasions (each of the five Decembers, each of the Junes, and the March and September of the final three years) the monthly wrapper also contained a bonus plate, not a poster reproduction but a specially created lithograph. The compilation of this set of original prints makes up the complete suite known as Les Maîtres de l'Affiche

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        Journal of the Cork Historical & Archaeological Society. Volume I (1892) / Volume II (1893) / Volume III - (1894) / Volume IV (1895) which is identical Volume I of the Second Series). All four Volumes Illustrated throughout with wonderful photographs, drawings, pedigrees etc.

      Cork: Published by Guy & Co. Ltd.. Original Edition.. The bindings stronger rubbed. The spines cracked. Needs some attention from a bookbinder. Very scarce and wonderful set of the earliest Volumes of this important and beloved periodical.. Original Edition. 4 Volumes bound in 2 Volumes. Cork, Published by Guy & Co. Ltd., 1892 - 1895. Large Octavo. Volume I: (18), 252 pages including Index and with a Historical fold-out Pedigree of the Mac Carthy's (Mac Carthy Mor), Lords of Muskerry, County Cork / Volume II: 268 pages including Index and fold-out Map of Ireland, showing the Clans and the Allies of the Brigantes (Map slightly torn)/ Volume III: (6), 268 pages including Index and a fold-out- pedigree of the Descendants of the Uniackes of Castletown and Nova Scotia, from the Royal House of Plantagenet - including the Family Pedigree of of Fleming, Baron of Slane / Including a Historical fold-out Pedigree of teh Fitzgerald's, Earl of Desmond / Volume IV: XIX, (5), 568 pages. With Armorial Illustrations of the Province of Munster and Chief Towns in the County of Cork (colourful illustrations of Coat of Arms) / With armorial Illustrations of the Bishoprics of Cork, Cloyne and Ross // Original Hardcover / Publisher's original half leather with red spinelabels. The bindings stronger rubbed. The spines cracked. Needs some attention from a bookbinder. Very scarce and wonderful set of the earliest Volumes of this important and beloved periodical. With for example the following illustrations: Abbey Timoleague from a photograph by Denham Franklin / Arms of Cork City / Arms of Munster / Includes for example the following essays: The History of the [Cork Historical & Archaeological] Society / Sir Corman McTeige McCarthy and the Sept Lands of Muskerry, with a Historical Pedigree / Castlemore and Connected Castles in Muskerry, County Cork / Old Cork Celebrities / Some unpublished Records of Cork / An account of the Old Street Ballads of Cork, with the Original Woodcuts by John Fitzgerald / Morty Oge O'Sullivan - Captain of the Wild Geese - by John O'Mahony / H.F.Berry - The Irish Bath / / Timothy Gleeson - Some Account of Castles in the Neighborhood of Castlemartyr / Patrick Hurley - The Past History of the Diocese of Cork / Denham Franklin - Timoleague Abbey / C.M.Tenison - The Private Bankers of Cork and South of Ireland - with facsimiles of local bank notes / Robert Day - On a Hoard of Coins / Robert Day - A French Chart of Cork Harbour / Old Cork Celebrities - Tom Green and the famous Henry Badger / Memoirs of the Great Earl of Cork / J.R. O'Flanagan - Carberiae Rupes / John Fitzgibbon, the great Earl of Clare / Biographical Sketches of Persons remarkable in local (Cork) History: Curran, Father Prout, Daniel Maclise, Father Arthur O'Leary / Birds of County Cork by R.J. Ussher / The Story of Spike Island by James Coleman / Syrian Remains in County Cork [The Cashel on Knockdrum Hill near Drishane, Castletownshend, County Cork] / The Ancient Sepulchral Mound at Currabinny, Cork Harbour by James P. Hayes / The Old Dublin Bankers / O'Keefe of Ireland and the Island of France / Old Cork Yacht Club / Military Operations in Counties Cork and Kerry in 1690 and 1691 from Cramond's Diary and a Croker MS / Heraldry: The Croker Arms / The Huguenot Settlers at Youghal / Fiants of Philip and Mary relating to County Cork / The Dominicans in County Cork / Some old County Cork Families / Uniacke of Youghal, Uniacke of Woodhouse / Uniacke-Fitzgerald of Corkbeg with a copy of Letters Patent / Oliver Cromwell at Youghal / Silver Notes in the County of Cork / Necrology / The Jacobite War in Ireland / Natural History Notes / A Cape Clear Couplet - Custom / Baltimore besieged by Waterford Men / Book of Distribution of the forfeited Estates by Cromwell / Cloughavilla / Cork Steamships / Diocesan Court of Cloyne in the Sixteenth Century / Folk-Lore - The Leap of the Giant Vacun, the Legend of Castle Pook and Lady Dudaugh's Grave / Gibbings and Bowerman of Cooliney / Hogan, the irish Sculptor / Innisherkan / O'Brien Family / Letter to Oliver Cromwell / Pierse Fitzgerald, the Cork Celtic Poet / Timothy Gleeson - Pre-Historic Traditions - East Riding (County Cork) / Sir George Skiddy of Cork / The Commission of the Mayor of Cork as Colonel of the Cork City Militia, 1727 / etc. Siege of Rathbarry Castle / Stray Notes on some Castle of the County Cork by James Coleman (Ballincollig / Carrigrohan /

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        Old Uncle Ned

      Boston: Charles E. Browning. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1892. Hardcover. Padded textured blue paper-covered boards, embossed silver titles and decoration on upper board, in the publisher's printed paper dust-wrapper; unpaginated, but [32] pp., illustrated throughout. Corners quite rubbed, front hinge just starting, but otherwise a fine bright copy; jacket soiled overall, especially at spine, with small chips out at the corners and spine tips, larger chunks out of the front panel. Rarely encountered in jacket, the delicate blue paper is almost always found faded to a light salmon (usually taken to be the as-issued color); Music staves (first 2 pages) and words in an illustrated edition .

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        [Binding, Fine- Gladstone, Captain] Un Debut Au Marais

      Paris: Librairie des Amateurs, A Ferroud, 1892. First edition thus. Exquisitely bound by Captain Gladstone in full purple crushed morocco with elaborate gilt decorations to both covers comprising all-over gilt Nouveau-style leaf and vine pattern with four light green petaled blossom at corners and a central blossom motif on both covers, gilt spine and striking wide gilt inner dentelle design with stippling and unique patterning. Signed CEG on front denetelle. A truly unique and superb binding by this lesser known but still supremely accomplished English bookbinder. Original wrappers bound-in and top edges gilt. Spine faded as usual, else fine.

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        The Mechanical Engineering of Collieries - Volumes 1 & 2

      London: Colliery Guardian Co. Ltd., 1892 Two hardbacked volumes, each 155mm x 250mm tall (6" x 9.75" approx.). The Preface in the first volume states, inter alia: "It is convenient and opportune that, simultaneously with this, the Fifth Edition of Volume I, a new edition, the Third of Volume II., thoroughly revised, is placed at the disposal of readers and co-workers in the mining industry at home and abroad.". Volume One: Pp xxviii, 428 with a steel engraved frontispiece and plate leaves [many folding] with 252 illustrations. Volume Two: Pp xviii, 334 with a steel engraved frontispiece and plate leaves [many folding] with 258 illustrations. Between them the two volumes also have a total of 65pp of mining-related advertisements, several of which are also illustrated. Original bindings of gilt & black-decorated brown cloth-covered boards/gilt titles. Some rubbing to cloth edges and corners and surface creasing to the lower part of the front board of the second volume. Internally very good. A scarce and important work, these volumes are vastly superior in content to the cheap modern reprints currently available. [Note: Some additional postage might be required for these heavy volumes. Please ask for details of the cheapest available option before placing an order.]. 5th & 3rd Editions, Thoroughly Revised. Gilt-decorated Cloth. Very Good/Later Glassine d/ws. Lge 8vo..

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        The One Hoss Shay with its companion poems How the Old Horse Won the Bet & The Broomstick Train

      Houghton , Miffin and Company Boston , New York 1892 - pages 80 , with illustrations by Howard Pyle , feel free to make an offer [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Paysages parisiens. Heures et saisons

      Imprimé pour Henri Béraldi, Paris 1892 - Un volume grand in-8 plein maroquin vert sombre, décoré sur les plats et au dos de filets et de motifs floraux Art nouveau mosaïqués, titre et auteur dorés au dos, doubles filets dorés sur les coupes ; doublure de maroquin vert clair, orné d'une imposante composition mosaïquée de fleurs et feuillage d'anémone, gardes de soie ; toutes tranches dorées sur témoin, couvertures conservées ; chemise de demi maroquin, étui. Reliure de Marius Michel, de la bibliothèque de Jean Borderel (lot n°108, vente Borderel des 21-24 février 1938). Dos de la chemise et étui frottés.Edition originale, tirée à 138 exemplaires sur papier vélin du Marais (n°52), superbement illustré par Auguste Lepère (1849-1918) de 5 eaux-fortes et de nombreuses gravures sur bois d'une très grande finesse. L'exemplaire est enrichi d'un second état avec la lettre des eaux-fortes tiré sur vergé de Hollande ainsi que la rarissime suite de tous les bois à l'état de fumés tirée sur papier de Chine, suite signée par Lepère sur la première épreuve.Magnifique et exceptionnel ouvrage, l'une des très grande réussite de Lepère dans une superbe reliure mosaïquée doublée de Marius Michel. // One volume, large 8vo, full dark green morocco leather inlay binding, gilt-lettered back, all edges gilt, green morocco leather inlay doublures, silk woven endpapers, slipcase (Marius Michel). Deluxe edition, wonderfully illustrated by Auguste Lepère (French painter and engraver, 1849-1918) with 5 etchings and numerous woodcuts. Unique copy enriched with a very rare second state of the etchings (with the letter ) and of the woodcuts (smoke-proof). Despite some rubbing the the slipcase, a valuable and lovely book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        TEFILOT YISRA'EL. UNION PRAYER BOOK. AS ADOPTED BY THE CENTRAL CONFERENCE OF AMERICAN RABBIS. [PART I: THE SABBATH, THE THREE FESTIVALS, AND THE DAILY PRAYERS].

      

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        Ben-Hur

      Harper & Brothers, New York 1892 - Two volumes. Original navy three quarter morocco with marbled paper covered boards. Five raised bands to the spine with gilt title to the panels. Marbled paper paste downs and end papers. Frontispieces. Head and tail pieces. Numerous tissue guarded full page photogravures plates. EACH PAGE HAS OUTSTANDING BLACK AND WHITE ILLUSTRATIONS TO THE MARGINS. This is one of the most magnificent sets I have ever seen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Só.

      Paris, Léon Vanier (colophon: Achevè d'imprimer le deux avril mil huit cent quatre-vingt-douze pour Léon Vanier éditeur par Henri Jouve, 15, rue Racine, 15 a Paris), 1892.. FIRST EDITION. Large 8°, later sheep (ca. 1925-1950; some slight binding wear), spine with raised bands in six compartments richly decorated in blind, crimson leather lettering pieces in second and fourth compartments from head with author and title in gilt within double-ruled gilt borders, date of publication in blind at foot, front cover with author, title, and date within ruled border, all in blind, marbled endleaves, leather edges of pastedowns decorated in blind, uncut, original printed wrappers bound in, red silk ribbon place marker. Publisher's advertisements on rear wrapper. A fine, uncut copy. Presentation inscription signed and dated by the author on recto of first leaf: "Á Senhora // D. Carolinha Michaelis de Vasconcellos // com os meus mais altos respeitos. // Pariz, 12 Abril // 1892. Antonio Nobre." Pictorial lithograph bookplate of Alberto Ortigão de Oliveira. (4 ll.), 157, (1 blank) pp., (1 l.). *** FIRST EDITION of this seminal work of Portuguese symbolist poetry, by far the most important work by the short-lived António [Pereira] Nobre (Porto 1867-Foz do Douro, 1900), a key precursor to the Modernist movement. The edition was very restricted, probably to about 200 copies, by the publisher of the most important French symbolists. Later editions, of which there were many, were substantially altered. @Provenance: On Carolina [Wilhelme] Michaëlis de Vasconcelos (Berlin, 1851-Porto, 1925), philologist, literary critic and university professor, wife of Joaquim de Vasconcelos, who in her youth had frequented the homes of the families of Jacob Grimm, Alexander von Humboldt, and Varnhagen von Ense, among others, see Teresa Araújo in Machado, ed., @Dicionário de literatura portuguesa, pp. 483-4; Maria Manuela Gouveia Delille in @Biblos, V, 615-20; and @Grande encyclopédia XVII, 161-3. Alberto Ortigão de Oliveira (Porto, 1904-Porto, 1974), poet and literary critic. *** Almeida Marques 1449 (copy in more recent binding, with top edges gilt and repairs to wrappers). For António Nobre see Paula Mourão in Machado, ed., @Dicionário de literatura portuguesa, pp. 339-41; José Carlos Seabra Pereira in @Biblos, III, 1136-42; and @Dicionário cronológico de autores portugueses, III, 52-4. Also Saraiva & Lopes, @História da literatura portuguesa (16th ed.) pp. 1008-9. Porbase locates three copies: Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, and Biblioteca Geral da Universidade de Coimbra. Copac repeats British Library only, citing many later editions. Hollis cites the copy acquired from us in 2001, and five other editions. Not located in Orbis, which cites six editions, 1987-2009.

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        Aquarell einer lichten Waldlandschaft, unter Glas gerahmt.

       Bildmaße: 29 x 40 cm / Gesamtmaße: 46 x 56 cm. Unten rechts mit \" Lohse, 56 \" signiert und datiert ( Kurt Lohse: 1892 in Hohenstein/Sachsen geboren - gestorben 1958 in Hamburg. Studium an der Kunstgewerbeschule und dann an der Akademie in Dresden. Befreundet mit Otto Dix. Autor philosophischer Essays. Reisen nach Frankreich und Italien.Seit 1926 in Hamburg tätig ). Verso mit altem Klebezettel mit biographischen Angaben. Von insgesamt guter Erhaltung. ( Gewicht 2000 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Lohse, Hamburg, Dix, Aquarelle, Otto Dix

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        TEFILOT YISRA'EL. UNION PRAYER BOOK. AS ADOPTED BY THE CENTRAL CONFERENCE OF AMERICAN RABBIS. [PART I: THE SABBATH, THE THREE FESTIVALS, AND THE DAILY PRAYERS].

      Chicago, Published By The Ritual Committee 1892 - Period Limp Leather binding (ironically with David Einhorn listed on the front cover as the author!), 12mo, 260, 140 pages.The scarce true first edition, quickly recalled after publication by the Reform movement because of opposition led by the Einhorn wing. "Rabbi Wise's intent notwithstanding, Minhag America was not universally accepted. Neither was the first draft of the Union Prayer Book (UPB), the prayer book which the Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR) planned to publish based on Minhag America. For by the time the CCAR was ready to release the Union Prayer Book in 1892, a more radically Reform wing, led by Rabbi David Einhorn of Baltimore, had the votes to change the CCAR's direction away from its centrist origins. The 1892 version of the UPB was actually recalled, at considerable expense; its replacement, published in 1895 as the ‘first edition’ of theUnion Prayer Book, was more in keeping with the tenets of Classical Reform" (Stevens, in Reform Judaism, 2006)]. Singerman 4357. OCLC lists 17 copies worldwide. No Copy offered at auction in the last 100 years. Heavy wear to original limp leather binding, 19th Century Reform Synagogue bookplate, Solid and complete. (AMR-47-13) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La vie artistique. 1ière - 8me série. 8 volumes. Original etichings by Renoir, Pissarro, Rodin and others

      La vie artistique. Geffroy, Gustave. 1ière - 8me série. 8 volumes. Paris:Dentu, 1892-95 / Floury, 1897-1903. Each volume contains an original print as frontispiece by: E. Carrière, A. Rodin, P.A. Renoir "Le Chapeau épinglé" , J.-F. Raffaelli, C. Pissarro and D. Vierge, as well a lithographed frontispieces by Fantin-Latour and A. Willette. Rebound in a vintage hard cover, half calf brown with glitter titles, original covers preserved inside. Condition: The eight volumes are very good conditions, very mild toning and offsetting. MORE PICTURES ON REQUEST

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