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        The One-Hoss Shay with Its Companion Poems How the Old Horse Won the Bet & The Broomstick Train

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1892. Probably a later printing of the book; copyright date is 1891. Good plus, no dj; front hinge is weak, corners are worn, lettering on spine is dull. 80 pp., printed on rectos only. Tipped in to the 1st blank page is an ALS (Autograph Letter SIGNED), dated January 9th, 1888. Addressed to a Mr. Shimmin, it concerns lighting purchases, probably for his house on Beacon St. in Boston.. Signed. Hard Cover. Illus. by Howard Pyle .

      [Bookseller: Page One, Too; Antiquarian Books]
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        Rare Autograph! Joseph Pulitzer pays a $400 dividend to John A. Cockerill, editor of the ?St. Louis Post-Dispatch? ? endorsed by Cockerill

      "Partly Printed Check Signed ?Joseph Pulitzer? in red ink, 8? x 3?. Office of the Post-Dispatch, St. Louis, May 27, 1892. Filled out in another hand to John A. Cockerill Esq. ?dividend? penned in red in unknown hand. Pictorial logo at left. Endorsed ?John A. Cockerill? on verso. Folds. Fine condition.John A. Cockerill (1845-1896) became editor of the ?St. Louis Post-Dispatch? in 1878. In October 1882, at a political rally, lawyer Alonzo Slayback, whose partner was running for Congress, had called the paper ?blackmailers.? In the ?Post-Dispatch,? Cockerill called Slayback a ?coward.? On October 13, 1882, less than five months after endorsing this check, Slayback went to Cockerill?s office and, after a short conversation, pulled a gun from his pocket and aimed it at Cockerill who grabbed his pistol and fired, killing Slayback. Cockerill was tried for murder. Newspapers took sides. The jury?s verdict was ?justifiable homicide committed in self-defense.? After the trial, the ?Post-Dispatch? saw a drop in circulation and number of advertisers. Pulitzer reassigned Cockerill to be editor of his newly acquired ?New York World.? Joseph Pulitzer?s eyes began to fail in the 1880s and by the end of the decade, at age 42, he was virtually blind. Autograph material authentically signed by Pulitzer has rarely appeared on the market. In fact, before this item became available, only one Joseph Pulitzer signed document or letter had appeared at a major public auction in at least the last 25 years."

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Medicinal Plants: An Illustrated and Descriptive Guide to Plants Indigenous to and Naturalized in The United States Which are used in Medicine

      Philadelphia: John C. Yorston & Co., 1892.  Good condition, spine is worn,  lacks 2 plates, cannibes plate present. Two Volumes, chromolithographed plates with over 1000 drawings by the author. Half maroon morocco, pebble-grain maroon cloth boards blocked with a gilt vignette title on the upper bnards. All edges marbled; marbled endpapers.

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        The Novels of Jane Austen in 10 Volumes

      London: J.M Dent and Sons 1892. 10 volumes in green half leather with marble boards and dark and light brown labels, illustrated in b/w. some foxing internally. . Very Good. Half Calf. 1892. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Stephen Foster Books]
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      0 - En general son documentos del siglo XIX, algunos en papel sellado, contiene facturas de las reparaciones de la Ermita, donativos, gastos, ect. Importante conjunto y único de la aparición de la Virgen del Castillo y su Ermita, Patrona de la Villa de Bernardos, provincia de Segovia. Es importante ver todos los documentos. La librería ofrece por tiempo limitado un descuento del 10%. El precio original de este ejemplar era de 1500 EUR.

      [Bookseller: Librería Torreón de Rueda]
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      Paris: Librairie de l'Art Independant, 1892.. Three quarter blue crushed levant and marbled boards, raised bands, t.e.g., original wrappers bound in. Some minor rubbing to raised bands, otherwise fine. First edition of this early work in Regnier's transition from the PARNASSIAN tradition to marked symbolist leanings. This is an out of series, unnumbered copy on Hollande, in addition to twenty numbered copies, and bears his signed presentation inscription to his close friend, Francis Viele-Griffin, the American-born writer who moved to France at the age of eight and became one of the leading theoreticians and representatives of the French Symbolist movement. In 1890, Regnier, Viele- Griffin, Paul Adam and Bernard Lazare founded the journal, ENTRETIENS POLITIQUES ET LITTERAIRES, which became the leading vehicle for expression of Symbolist poetics. A very good association copy.

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        Neue Studien ueber Hypnotismus, Suggestion und Psychotherapie... Uebersetzt von Dr. Sigm. Freud

      Leipzig & Vienna: Deuticke, 1892. BERNHEIM, Hippolyte (1840-1919). Neue Studien ueber Hypnotismus, Suggestion and Psychotherapie .. . Uebersetzt von Dr. Sigm. FREUD. 8vo. xii, 380pp. 245 x 165 mm. Contemporary cloth-backed boards. Ex library but a very good copy. Leipzig & Vienna: Deuticke, 1892. FIRST EDITION IN GERMAN, translated by Freud and one of his earliest contributions to psychiatry. See Garrison-Morton 4999. Bernheim opposed Charcot's view of hypnosis and emphasized the verbal, cultural and emotional in treating hysteria. Freud was very much impressed with him: "I went to Nancy in the summer of 1889 where I spent several weeks. I witnessed the astonishing experiments performed by Bernheim on his hospital patients, and it is there that I experienced the strongest impressions relating to the possible use of powerful psychical processes which remained hidden from human consciousness. I had many interesting discussions with him and I undertook to translate into German his two works on suggestion and its therapeutic effects" (quoted in D.S.B.). Grinstein 316.

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        [Dance Card or Carnet du Bal] Ball der Stadt Wein 7 Februar 1892

      Vienna: August Klein, 1892. Morocco, with composite material mount on boards. Very Good Plus. An elaborate Renaissance styled leather dance card, with brass mount ornamentation. Oblong, 9 by 13 cm. Setting this dance card apart from the norm is that it is more like a small book within, with 27 leaves, plus an actual card, and each of the leaves is enriched with B/W illustrations on the rectos. Each of these pages is dedicated to one of the dances, and on most pages, there is a photographic oval cameo of the composer (or composer and lyricist), with the balance of the page given over to illustration(s) of the dance, or a scene somehow evocative of the dance or its spirit. The style of these etched drawings, and the ornamentation that frames and graces them, is very typical of the late nineteenth century and complements the Renaissance Revival relief work on the cover. The front and rear cover have gilt lined rectangular plaques for the title and date. The pencil which also holds the card closed has a brass finial at the top. A pink and white twine runs through the spine and can be suspended by a hook attached to a lady's garment, as usual, and the twine has a decorative tassel as well. Suspended below is a red wax medallion encased in wood, and this is attached to a red and white ribbon. Light rubbing to the leather. The ribbon holding the medal is torn in one place and held together with but a thread. One of two pencil stays partially torn.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books and Antiques]
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        Watercolor studies of two children and the head of a young woman, signed "Bemelmans"

      [N.p, n.d.]. Image 9-3/4 x 4-1/2 inches; matted and framed to 17 x 11-3/4 inches overall. . Fine condition . Ludwig Bemelmans (1892-1962), Austrian-born American painter and writer, drew on his hotel and restaurant experiences for many of his stories and novels, which he often illustrated with his own sophisticated drawings and watercolors. Although he also wrote for adults, he is perhaps best known for his children's books, notably the Madeline series, one of which, Madeline's Rescue, won the 1954 Caldecott Award. These studies may well be connected with one of the Madeline books

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Bygmester Solness [The Master Builder]

      Gyldendalske Boghandels Forlag (F. Hegel & Son), Kobenhavn (Copenhagen) 1892 - Publishers elaborately gilt cloth, gilt page edges, silk page marker, decorative endpapers. Light edgewear and rubbing to joints. A very attractive copy of one of Ibsen's major works, published in English as The Master Builder and first performed in London in 1893. Size: Octavo (8vo). Previous owner's signature in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Theatre & Plays; Inventory No: 043735. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Pazzo Books, ABAA]
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        The Manufacturers of the United States: A Classified and Complete Reference Book for Buyers and Sellers for Domestic and Foreign Trade (First Edition)

      Manufacturers Publishing Company 1892 - Red decorated cloth, black and gold lettering and design, front board and spine lightly soiled with a light streak across the mid-section, tail of spine chipped, thick 10 x 13" (textblock measures 3 inches thick), front cover serves as title page, first page of text is Introduction. Text is complete, 2,105pp., including an extensive Advertiser's Index. An extremely scarce copy in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The works of John Greenleaf Whittier. [complete in 9 volumes]

      Boston and New York : Houghton, Mifflin and Co., 1892-1894, 1892, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, Standard Library EditionVery good copy bound in contemporary cloth. Gilt-blocked spine labels, somewhat worn. Spine bands slightly worn, with some minor fraying and edge nicks. Panel edges slightly dust-toned and rubbed as with age. Minor library marks and bookplates remain. Light tanning to page margins. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; Description: 9v., plates, ports., fronts. ; 21cm. Contents: vols. 1-4. Poetical works --vols. 5-7. Prose works. --vols. 8 & 9. The life and letters of John Greenleaf Whittier / by Samuel T. Pickard (published 1894). Genre: American literature -- Collected works.

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        Tales of the Pacific Slope - II

      Chatto & Windus, Piccadilly, London 1892 - Complete Works of Bret Harte Volume VII. "A. J. Watt Esq from Bret Harte, London May 1892" Spine slant. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        THE MARBLE FAUN Or, the Romance of Monte Beni

      Houghton Miffliin Co, 1892, Hardcover, First Edition; Early PrintingBoth volumes Very Good. Stain to Volume II. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall

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        History of Methodism in Arkansas

      Little Rock, Ark. , Press Printing Company, 1892, Hardback, First EditionFinely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with gilt-blocked title. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. ; 445 pages; Description: xiv p. , 1 l. , 445 p. 23 cm. Subjects: Methodist Episcopal church in Arkansas--History. Methodism.

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        The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes & The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

      UK: George Newnes, 1892. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes & The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle First Edition George Newnes 1892 & 1894. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle First edition published by George Newnes 1892. No inscriptions, gilt edges, lightly foxed, bright gilt lettering. A VG+ copy. The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle. First edition published by George Newnes 1894. Gilt edges, small name inscription to fep, none of the usual cracking to front hinge, light foxing, bright gilt lettering, covers fine. A superb copy.

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        The Works of John Greenleaf Whittier : Illustrated with Steel Portraits and Photogravures. Seven Volumes in Fourteen and Complete with the Additional Two Volumes (In Four) Covering the Author's Life and Letters. Contents: I-IV. ... (Truncated)

      Boston And New York, Houghton, Mifflin And Company, 1892, Hardback, First EditionFull Book Title: The Works of John Greenleaf Whittier : Illustrated with Steel Portraits and Photogravures. Seven Volumes in Fourteen and Complete with the Additional Two Volumes (In Four) Covering the Author's Life and Letters. Contents: I-IV. Poetical Works -- V-VII. Prose Works -- VIII-IX. Life and LettersVery good copies all in the original grey buckram; spines paper-labeled. All edges gilt. Spine bands and panel edges very slightly rubbed and dust-toned as with age. Uncommonly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Publisher's device to the title. Tissue-guarded portrait frontis with descriptive letterpress. ; 14 pages; "A list of Mr. Whittiers poems, arranged chronologically": v. 4, p. 397-409.

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        Butterflies from China, Japan, and Corea.

      London, R.H. Porter, 1892-1894. 3 volumes. 4to (285 x 220mm). pp. lv, (7), 1-298; (2), 297-681; (4), with 48 (43 chromo-) lithographed plates and 1 folded chromolithographed map. Contemporary green half morocco, richly gilt decorated spines with gilt lettering in 6 compartments (skilful repair to some hinges). A beautifully produced work on the butterflies of the Far East. "Great care and planning went into his ambitious scheme to explore Japan, Korea, and the little known parts of the northwestern Himalaya and central and western China. He set up collecting stations and trained local people to collect for him. In addition he employed well-known western collectors, such as Albert Stewart Meek (1871-?), who had done so much successful collecting for Lord Rothschild... He was largely successful and his work still stands out as a standard reference work" (Gilbert, Butterfly collectors and painters p. 106). Leech described many species new to science in the present work. John Henry Leech (1862-1900) was educated at Eton and Trinity Hall, Cambridge and developed an early interest in entomology, in particular, the Coleoptera and Lepidoptera.//Nissen ZBI, 2414.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History]
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        Leipzig und seine Bauten

      Selbstverlag des Inginieur-Vereins Erscheinungsjahr 1892. Format 4° **Bestellen Sie an einem Tag mehr als einen Titel bei uns, so versenden wir innerhalb Deutschlands generell versandkostenfrei** . XVI S. + 856 S.+ 24 teilweise farbige oder doppelseitge, bzw. mehrfach gefaltete Beilagen, desweiteren 372 oft halbseitige ( auch ganzseitig ) Gebäudeabbildungen und 441 Grundrisse und Situationspläne, ohne die beiden Pläne in einer gesonderten Mappe,welche seinerseits seperat angeboten wurde und dann halt zubestellt werden mußte!, golden gemusterte Vorsätze,Originalhalbleder mit 4 Bünden und goldenen Rückentitel , goldener Deckeltitel mit Stadtwappen, berieben und etwas bestoßen, Buchblock sehr gut , Erhaltung gesamt 2+ = DIE Chronik über Leipzig bis zum Jahre 1892 mit fast allen bekannten Immobilien !! =

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        Die Officinellen Pflanzen der Pharmacopoea Germanica für Pharmaceuten und Mediciner besprochen und durch Originalabbildungen erläutert.

      Verlag von Ambr. Abel, Leipzig 1892 - First edition of the first section. 4to. pp. [2], 64 and 40 hand colored plates. Cloth spine and Original papered boards (rubbed, worn and stained). Head and tail of spine neatly restored. Pages and plates are clean. Kohl's Officinellen Pflanzen appeared in 35 sections (Lieferungen) between 1891 and 1895 and included 170 hand colored plates. This volume contains the first section Lieferung 1-8 with plates 1-40 and 64 pages of text descriptions. [Nissen BBI 1086]. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robert McDowell Antiquarian Books]
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        The life of Jesus critically examined / by David Friedrich Strauss ; translated from the fourth German edition by George Eliot

      London : New York : Sonnenschein ; Macmillan, 1892, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st Single Volume EditionVery good copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Publisher's device in gilt to spine, Spine bands and panel edges slightly dust-toned and rubbed as with age. Minor indented mark to front panel, with some light surface staining. Small nick towards top of spine. Corners bumped. Decorative endpapers. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 784 pages; Physical description: xxxviii, 39-784 p. ; 23 cm. Subjects: Jesus Christ - Biography. Includes introduction by Otto Pfliderer. Translation of: Das Leben Jesu ; previous ed. , 1846. Summary: George Eliot first major literary work was translating Strauss' Life of Jesus.

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        The Green Fairy Book

      London: Longmans, Green & Company, 1892. First Edition, First Printing. In Very Good condition. Pages are toned with foxing, and some show a faint tide mark to top edge at gutter. Front and rear hinges exposed. Cloth shows rubbing at corners and spine ends, darkening to spine, light stain to front and some blemishes to the rear. The gilt stamping is rubbed on the spine. Presents very well.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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      London: David Nutt, 1892.. Large octavo. Original gilt vegetable parchment over boards. Spine a bit tanned and lightly rubbed, bookplate, but a very good, unopened copy. Half morocco slipcase (a bit rubbed). First collected edition, limited deluxe issue. Copy #14 of thirty copies printed on Japan vellum, specially bound and signed by the publisher. Uncommon. BEINECKE 573.

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        The Dialogues of Plato : translated into English, with analyses and introductions, by B. Jowett [complete in 5 volumes]

      Oxford : Clarendon, 1892, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, 3rd Edition, revised and correctedNear fine copies in the original gilt-blocked, gilt-titled maroon cloth, with bevelled boards. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Volumes 3, 4, and 5 are unread copies with unopened pages. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; Physical desc.: 5 v. ; 24 cm. Subjects: Plato -- Dialogues. Utopias. Philosophy, Ancient -- Philosophy, Classical. Contents: vol. 1: Charmides ; Lysis ; Laches ; Protagoras ; Euthydemus ; Cratylus ; Phaedrus ; Ion ; Symposium -- vol. 2: Meno ; Euthyphro ; Apology ; Crito ; Phaedo ; Gorgias ; Appendix I (Lesser Hippias ; Alcibiades I ; Menexenus) ; Appendix II (Alcibiades II ; Eryxias) -- vol. 3: Republic ; Timaeus ; Critias -- vol. 4: Parmenides ; Theaetetus ; Sophist ; Statesman ; Philebus -- vol. 5: Laws ; Index to the writings of Plato. Notes: Includes marginal analyses and indexes of subjects and proper names.

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        Memphis Howe School for Freedmen

      Memphis Photographer - Old and Rare approx. 6 X 8 Albumen Photo of the Howe School for African American Students in Memphis, Tennessee, taken in February, 1892. This school was sponsored by The Baptist Church. One of the prominent presidents of Howe School was Reverend Thomas O. Fuller. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        13 Volumes of Great Commanders: Farragut, Taylor, Jackson, Greene, Johnston, Scott, Washington, Lee, Hancock, Sheridan, Grant, Sherman, and Thomas

      New York: D. Appleton and Company. 1892-1899. Large paper edition. Octavos. Tan linen boards with paper spine label, top edge gilt and with clean and bright steel engravings. Light rubbing to some volumes and darkening to the spine labels with some scattered spots but all labels complete and intact, overall an else fine set. Limited to 1000 copies; these are all #200. A handsome partial set comprised entirely of the limited large paper edition. Further details are available upon request. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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      Privately printed, 1892., 1892. First edition. 12mo. 7 1/2' x 5 1/4" printed wrappers, 32 pp., maps. Rear cover has a map of the Burlington Route's system. Large folding map affixed to the rear cover details the entire Burlington Route from Chicago and Minneapolis/St. Paul to Omaha, Kansas City, St. Louis, Denver, Cheyenne, and Sheridan. The booklet wants to attract settlers to Nebraska, Kansas, and Colorado and points out important factors including general description of the areas, suitability for farming, stock raising, etc., cost and profits, railroad facilities and markets served, churches, schools and culture, etc. A detailed explanation for buying land and payment programs. Adam's Herd 1611 and 1612 lists items similar to this one published in 1893 and 1895 respectively and each of which is designated as "Rare." Our copy is not listed in Herd and precedes the 1893 edition, and which Adams apparently had not seen. Perimeter edges of front cover tanned, small closed tear to fore-edge of rear cover, else internally clean and folding map in fine, unused condition. Overall a near fine copy of a "rare" booklet.

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      London: John C. Nimmo, 1892. 3 volumes. Third edition, revised, corrected and enlarged. With two hundred and fourty-eight impressive coloured plates. 4to, original green textured cloth, the upper cover framed in blind around a central gilt decoration of a nest with eggs, the spine lettered and decorated featuring birds, reeds and lily pads in gilt, publisher&#146;s catalogue tipped in front as issued. viii, 184; vi, 173; vi, 200 pp. A handsome set, the cloth quite bright and unfaded, internally clean and well preserved, only a bit of expected aging to both the bindings and text blocks. A BRIGHT AND HANDSOME SET OF THIS STILL DEFINITIVE WORK. The text was written by Rev. F. O. Morris, a popular writer on nature and birds in particular. The wonderful plates were engraved by Benjamin Fawcett, famous for his English scenery engravings. The collaboration of these two talents created several remarkable works on British natural history such as A HISTORY OF BRITISH BIRDS and A HISTORY OF BRITISH MOTHS.<br> This third edition has more plates then either of the previous two printings.

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      HACHETTE 1892 - R300000005: Plus de 2400 pages + supplément en 4 volumes brochés, illustrées de 29 planches couleurs. Avec la collaboration de J. de Seynes, J. de Lanessan, E. Mussat, W. Nylander, E. Tison, E. Fournier, J. Poisson, L. Soubeiran, H. Bocquillon, G. Dutailly, A. Bureau, H.A. Weddell, etc., etc. Dessins de A. Faguet In-Folio Broché. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 580-Botanique [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        De trekvaart tusschen Den Haag en Delft voor de vaartverbreding. Twaalf etsen naar schilderachtige plekjes aan en om de Vliet, door A.L. Koster, met bijschriften van Johan Gram.

      's-Grv., Mouton, 1892. - Folio. Geïll. titelblad, 23 tekstpag. + 12 orig. etsen, gedrukt op Chineesch papier op dun wit karton geplakt, in 6 afleveringen, elke aflevering met oorspr. omslag. In oorspr. portefeuille met linnen rug en kartonnen platten met zelfde afb. als titelblad op voorplat. Goed ex. (Platten portefeuille wat vlekkig, hoeken l. besch,; 2 etsen met watervlek in blanke marge van rechter benedenhoek, enkele platen met wat roestvlekjes in marge. De etsen zelf zijn fraai). * Ongenummerd ex. uit een oplage van 160 exx. Afgebeeld zijn: de Delftsche Vaart, de Geestbrug, de Tolbrug, de Hoornbrug, het Scheepstimmerwerfje, bij Cromvliet, bij Den Haag, Jaagpad (2), bij Delft (2), het molentje. - Incl. op los vel de lijst van intekenaren. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Les Tumeurs de la Vessie

      hardcover. Preface by F. Guyon. 9 plates and 75 text illustrations, 494pp, tall thick 8vo, 1/2 red leather over marbled boards; edgeworn. Paris: G. Steinheil, 1892. GM4185

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      Trad. Louis de Hessem. Imp. Firmin-Didot et Cie. París, 1892 - . 28 cm. XI-498 pág. Profus. ilustr. con grabados y fotografías, en el texto, 67 lám. y 4 mapas, fuera del texto. Enc. en tela edit estampada, lomera de piel cuajada, nervios, cortes dorados. * Gaetano Casati, explorador italiano, emprendió el viaje a África con el fin de realizar un mapa hidrográfico de la zona del alto Nilo, llegó en 1880 pero fue retenido como prisionero durante mucho tiempo por los Mombouttou. Después de muchas penurias, de perder sus notas del viaje y escapar de una condena a muerte junto a Emin Pasha, regresó a Europa en 1889 con el explorador Stanley, que había acudido en misión de rescate. Etiopía. Sudán. SIN ASIGNAR Libros modernos a partir de 1830 francés [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Origin of Metallic Currency and Weight Standards

      Cambridge at the University Press, England, 1892, Hardcover, Book Condition: Reading Copy, First EditionSize: 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall, 417 pages. Index. Appendices. Footnotes. List of sixty black and white illustrations. A rare surviving copy of this important reference, made all the more engaging by today's environment of competing fiat currency devaluations. "Hitherto Numismatists when stydying the Origines of Coinage had confined themselves to the materials presented to them in the earliest money of Lydia, Greece and Italy, and on the other hand the Metrologists had almost completely limited their range of observation to the systems of Babylon, Egypt, Greece and Rome. As the Comparative Method has yielded such excellent results in the study of other human institutions, I have endeavoured by its aid to get some new principles which may throw some fresh light on the first beginnings of monetary and weight systems." - from Preface. Attractive gilt decoration upon green front board. Legible gilt lettering upon backstrip. Average external soiling and wear. Several chips from and lengthy openings along backstrip which has become brittle with age. Narrow opening along most of front hinge. Back hinge open. Bookplate inconspicuously removed inside front board. Unmarked. A tender but worthy copy.

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        A Natural History of the Nests and Eggs of British Birds

      John C. Nimmo, London 1892 - 3 vols, 248 col plates. roy. 8vo. HB. Orig. dec. cloth, gilt, rubbing/minor wear to extremities; some light scattered foxing; one plate (frontis.) detached, a couple of other plates just coming loose. Publisher's catalogue dated 1892 tipped in at front of vol. 1. Vg set. 3rd edition. Plates numbered I-CCXXXII (+ 16 bis plates). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Rom, 29. Juli [1]927.. 4 SS. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. Leichte Bräunung.. An den italienischen Komponisten und Dirigenten Victor de Sabata (1892-1967): "[ ] Ricevetti il tuo telegramma speditomi per posta a Rio de Janeiro alcuni giorni prima di partire e ne fui felicissimo. Grazie di tutto cuore per la tua preziosa e fraterna collaborazione. Non puoi immaginare quanto fui felice sapendo che tu avresti diretto le mie Vetrate per il primo in Italia: non ti ho mai nascosto quanta profonda stima io ho delle tue magnifiche doti di compositore e di direttore. Mi rallegro molto della tua andata a Cincinnati; con quella magnifica orchestra potrai fare quello che vorrai e terrai altissimo il nome italiano [ ]".

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      Foreningen af 3. December 1892, København 1918. Lille folio. 58 sider + 66 billedplancher + 56 plancher med opmålinger. Indbundet ubeskåret med orig. omslag i et elegant halvbind af rødt gedeskind med strøgne kapitæler. Blindtrykt stregdekoration og enkel streg- og punktforgyldning på ryggen. Bindet sign. Jens E. Hansen. I matchende skindforstærket kassette. Ryggen en smule bleget.. Et af 650 nummererede eksemplarer. En af de 50 smukkeste danske bøger nogen sinde; se Dansk Bogkunst 35.** Dejligt eksemplar af den autoritative arkitekturhistoriske fremstilling om dette henrivende romantiske anlæg ved Møns Klint

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        Garden of Japan: A Year's Diary of Its Flowers

      George Allen, London 1892 - Original decorative cloth. 60 pp., with four pictures by Alfred East. Cream color boards show some minor soiling and rubbing, corners lightly bumped, internally clean. SCARCE in first edition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tapis d'Orient: publi?s sous les auspices du Minist?re du Commerce et du Minist?re des Cultes et de l'Instruction Publique par le Mus?e Commercial Imp. Roy. Autrichien

      K.K. ?sterreichischen Handels-Museum, Vienne, 1892-[1896]., Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good; 20 x 25.5 (66 cm) 2 volume Hardback bound in bookcloth and green half-calf. Title in gilt on spines and front covers. New guard tissues. Very Good condition. Plates and text clean and bright.Illustrated by 149 plates; Plates comprise 39 collotypes doubled with a second sheet in chromolithograph; 43 collotypes mounted with chromolithograph key piece; 5 in collotype only (1 of them color); 5 in chromolithograph only. Texts include Avant-propos / A. de Scala ? Les tapis turcs modernes / J.M. Stoeckel ? Anciens tapis orientaux ? figures d'animaux / Wilhelm Bode ? Tapis indiens / Vincent J. Robinson ? L'ancienne fabrication des tapis ? Paris / Gerspach ? L'industrie de tapis en Perse: ?tat actuel / Sidney J.A. Churchill ? Histoire des origines de la fabrication des tapis de luxe orientaux / George Birdwood ? Tapis d'Orient / C. Purdon Clarke ? [Descriptions des tapis reproduits] / Alois Riegl. Number 345 of 400 copies in German, English or French (70 copies in French). ; 100; iv, xxxxiii, 20, [2] pp.

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        GHOST STORIES together with MORE GHOST STORIES (2 volumes)

      1892 - STEAD, W. T., ed. REAL GHOST STORIES: A RECORD OF AUTHENTIC APPARITIONS. BEING THE CHRISTMAS NUMBER OF THE REVIEW OF REVIEWS together with MORE GHOST STORIES: A SEQUEL TO "REAL GHOST STORIES." BEING A NEW YEAR'S EXTRA NUMBER OF THE REVIEW OF REVIEWS (2 volumes). London and New York: The Review of Reviews, 1892. First editions, later reprinted. 4to., pictorial printed wrappers. Good, rear wrapper detached from REAL GHOST STORIES, spine slightly chipped. Occasional light foxing. Illustrated in b/w. MORE GHOST STORIES: loose binding, staples removed, covers intact but splitting at front joint. Complete. Light foxing. Spiritualism, haunted houses in England, ghostly apparitions, premonitions, more paranormal phenomena. Highly collectible and very interesting gathering of stories. With warning to readers: not for the timid!! [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      London: John Murray. Very Good+. 1892. Ninth Edition. Hardcover. Wear to extremities and slight dampstaining to volume one; Including Sicily, Palermo, Naples, Pompeii, Vesuvius, and lots more ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 418,21,48,11,52 pages .

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        Wasser- und Ziergeflügel. Illustriertes Handbuch zur Beurteilung der Rassen und Schläge unseres Wasser- und Ziergeflügels. Nebst Angaben über Haltung, Pflege, Fütterung und Aufzucht. Anleitung zur Errichtung eines kleinen Ententeiches und einer Fasanenvolière.

      Vlg. Twietmeyer,, Leipzig, 1892 - Zweite verm. u. bis auf die neuesten Rassen ergänzte Auflage. Leipzig, Vlg. Twietmeyer, (1892). Gr.-8° (24x16,5 cm). VIII, 96 S. Mit 20 Holzstich-Tafeln mit über 65 Abbildungen. OHLn. mit farbigem Deckelbild. Nissen ZBI, 750. - Seltene zweite Auflage dieses klassischen Handbuchs über "Ziergeflügel", aus der Feder des bekannten Tiermalers J. Bungartz. es werden Enten, Gänse, Fasane, Pfaue und Schwäne behandelt. - (Vorsätze leicht gebräunt). - Sonst tadelloses Exemplar, in diesem Zustand selten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        History of the Fourth Regiment of S.C. Volunteers, from the Commencement of the War until Lee&#39;s Surrender: Giving a Full Account of All its Movements, Fights and Hardships of All Kinds. Also a Very Correct Account of the Travels and Fights of the Army of Northern Virginia During the Same Period. This Book is a Copy of the Letters Written in Virginia at the Time by the Author and Sent Home to His Family. Containing an Account of the Author&#39;s Services in the First Regiment of Engineer Troops in the Latter Part of the War. With a Short Sketch of the Life of the Author

      Greenville, S.C.: Shannon & Co.. 1892. First. First edition. 143 pp. Very good in paper wrappers with the bottom corners clipped and a few small tears to the spine. Reid served as a Private in Company C, Fourth Regiment of South Carolina Volunteers, and afterwards as a Sergeant in Company K, First Regiment of Engineer Troops. .

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        Melmoth the Wanderer

      London: Richard Bentley & Son,, 1892. A New Edition from the Original Text with a Memoir and Bibliography of Maturin&#39;s Works. 3 volumes, octavo. Original dark green cloth, spines lettered in gilt, yellow coated endpapers, fore edges uncut. Portrait frontispiece with tissue guard. Tips bumped, cloth slightly rubbed, mild foxing to the endleaves otherwise internally fine; an excellent set. A very attractive set of this classic Gothic novel about a man who sells his soul to the Devil by the novelist and Protestant clergyman Charles Maturin. Although Maturin&#39;s vocation initially seems somewhat incongruous with the Gothic genre, his novel also offers a social commentary on England in the early 19th century, and a heavy critique of Catholicism. First published in 1820, the alterations of this new edition consist of some minor corrections and the added material - the memoir and bibliography.

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