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        THE WORKS

      London: Various Publishers. 1892 - 1902. Early editions (and some minor first editions). Thirty Three volumes beautifully bound in gilt tooled green half leather bindings by Hatchards for the Countess of Warwick?'s library at Easton Lodge each volume bearing her bookplate to the pastedown. Generally a very good set with some chipping to the spines of one or two volumes, the only significant damage being that to the corner of the rear board of Underwoods. Titles include: Treasure Island, Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde with Other Fables, A Child?'s Garden of Verses, Kidnapped, The Black Arrow, Catriona, The Wrong Box, A Footnote to History, The Dynamiter, Across the Plains etc, The Wrecker, An Inland Voyage, Edinburgh, In the South Seas, St. Ives, Master of Ballantrae, The Ebb Tide, New Arabian Nights, Silverado Squatters, The Merry Men etc, Songs of Travel etc, Vailima Letters, Virginibus Puerisque and Other Papers, Weir of Hermiston, Ballads, Travels With a Donkey, Prince Otto, Island Nights?' Entertainments, Memories and Portraits, Men and Books, Letters Volume 1 and Letters Volume 2. A very attractive set.

      [Bookseller: Lucius Books]
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        Mit vollen Segeln. Erinnerungen an Selbsterlebtes und Selbsterschautes. / Insulinde. Erinnerungen an Poataus Erlebnisse in Sumatra in den Jahren 1895 bis 1905. Indische Skizzen. / "Zickzack" Kreuz und quer durch Südamerika. / In Busch und Steppe. Erlebnisse eines Kamerunkämpfers aus den letzten Jahren unserer Kolonie.

      Stendal, Otto Busch, 1892 / 1922 / 1922 / 1925.. Konvolut von 4 seltenen Schriften von Conrad Harder, gebunden in ein Halbleinwand, durchgängig paginiert, zus. 214 Seiten mit einigen photographischen Abbildungen. Einband leicht gewölbt, Seiten papierbedingt nachgedunkelt, sonst gutes, sauberes Exemplar. Mit dazu: Ein handschr. Briefkarte von Harder, datiert 24. Dez. 1925, dem Buch als Weihnachtsgeschenk beigegeben..

      [Bookseller: Afrika- und Kolonialantiquariat Welwitsc]
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        MOONBLIGHT ~ Six Feet of Romance

      New York: Charles L. Webster and Co., New York 1892 - New York: New York: Charles L. Webster and Co., 1892. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. 6 X 8 in. high. xvi, 221 pages + 8 pages of ads. First printing, 1892. Association copy, this was from the library of Albert Bigelow Paine, and signed by the author of this book, Dan Beard, on ffep, with inscription "To the Bigman with the kindest regards of the Bigboy, Dan Beard 1901". Condition of book is VERY GOOD; Light soiling on cover, above title & below author's name - looks like someone tried to erase it- see photo, endpapers yellowing at edges, otherwise a very clean, tight copy, the illustrations are great. Fiction RGR 0.0 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      [1892]. Single leaf, folio (319 × 200 mm), 16 lines written on one side and four on the verso, with some deletions. Browning and a little chipping at edges, still in good condition. A working manuscript, beginning with a dialogue sketch from Catriona, the 1893 sequel to Kidnapped (1886). What follows are about 16 lines of unpublished poetry, in part: "I am come from a land of heath and driving rain / A rusty scornful land, and the folk therein / Brown and sharp in the face; and the wind forever blowing / Ancient stories of red venatius days." The lines bear similarities to Song 43 from Stevenson's posthumously published Songs of Travel. Provenance: Robert Louis Stevenson, auction of his library, Anderson Auction Company, 1914; purchased by Howard Goodhart, collector of incunabula; sent by him to Samuel M. Brickner, author of a poetic eulogy to Stevenson published in the New York Times in 1915.

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        Travels Amongst the Great Andes of the Equator

      London: John Murray, 1892. 2nd Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Edward Whymper. This is Volume I of this great classic. (Volume II is the Appendix of scientific data. A volume of maps was also published but this is rarely seen.) The boards are clean but dull with a few small marks. The spine is faded (see images). The f.f.e.p. has come adrift for the top half of its length but is still firmly in place. Leaf 447/448 (in the Index) has a crease across the bottom corner. Leaf 455/456 has come adrift for the bottom 1.25 inches of its length. The map in the corner pocket has crease tears as shown in the image. It is very brittle and needs careful handling when removing it from its pocket. Four of the panels have browned (see image) but otherwise it is very clean. The edges of the text block are grubby. There is a faint, previous owner's signature on the dark brown front end paper. Also on this page is a three-line, embossed address stamp. This is a presentation copy signed by Edward Whymper on the reverse of the f.e.p. The book is tightly bound and, internally, exceptionally clean and bright. The folded Plan of Quito facing page 167 is in fine condition with no tears. The folded map of the Province of Quito is also fine but has a 0.5 inch tear at the LH end of the horizontal fold.

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        THE NOVELS OF JANE AUSTEN Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion

      London: J. M. Dent and Company. 1892. Ten volumes. Large paper edition, on handmade paper, with superior impressions of the plates. Limited to 150 copies (100 for the UK and 50 for America). This set hand numbered 134 to the limitation page. Bound in the publisher?'s original brown buckram with gilt titles to the spine. An excellent very good set, the bindings darkened to the spine and extremities, the gilt remaining bright and sharp. The contents of all volumes are in fine condition and without inscriptions or stamps. Scarce in this edition. Gilson E75.

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        Sammlung sämmtlicher Drucksachen des Hauses der Abgeordneten aus der XVII. Legislaturperiode, IV. Session, 1892. Band I - IV cpl..

      Berlin, Moeser, 1892.. Enthält die Drucksachen des Jahres 1892 in diesen 4 Bänden fast cpl.. Enhält die Drucksachen Nr. 1 - 261 mit zusammen ca. 4000 Seiten. ( Es fehlt die separat gebundene Drucksache Nr. 15 mit dem Etat für 1892/1893. ). Mit zahlreichen Tabellen sowie einigen farbigen Karten. ( Drucksache Nr. 33: " Denkschrift über die Ausführung des Gesetzes vom 26.April 1886, betreffend die Beförderung Deutscher Ansiedelungen in den Provinzen Westpreußen und Posen, für das Jahr 1891 " mit 1 Lageplan der Provinz Posen, enthaltend die von der Ansiedelungs-Commission erworbenen Güter-und Bauernwirtschaften " / Lageplan der Provinz Westpreussen, enthaltend die von der Ansiederlungs-Commission erworbenen Güter- und Bauernwirtschaften / Drucksache Nr. 121: " Einen weiteren zwischen Preussen und Bremen wegen Erweiterung des Bremischen Staatsgebietes nördlich von Bremerhaven unterm 14.d.Mts. abgeschlossenen Vertrag " mit 1 großen Plan von Bremerhaven ) Goldgeprägte Ohlrd, 4°. Einbände etwas berieben, innen Exlibris, Bibliotheksvermerk. Dekorative Reihe. ( Gesamtgewicht ca. 14000 Gramm ) ( Lagerort LG ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ).

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        Original Unsigned Watercolour Titled:] No. Vancouver.

      1892 - May 28th 1892. Watercolour mounted on period card ca. 17x24 cm (6 ½ x 9 ½ in). The watercolour is recently matted. Overall a very good watercolour. Early interesting watercolour looking up Indian Arm by Deep Cove, North Vancouver. "Burrard Inlet and the opening of Indian Arm was mapped by Captain George Vancouver and fully explored days later by Dionisio Alcalá Galiano in June 1792., Deep Cove, or Deepwater as it was first known, is located in the traditional clamming and fishing area of the Squamish Salish native nation who lived for thousands of years and still live in the area." (Wikipedia).

      [Bookseller: The Wayfarer's Bookshop, ABAC/ILAB/PBFA]
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        The Works Oliver Wendell Holmes. Including 'The Breakfast Table' series

      Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Co., 1892., 1892. Limited Edition to 750 sets of which this is No364. With a fine Manuscript Letter from the author and Signed by him, tipped in to front of volume one of the Life and Letters. Complete in 15 volumes, 8vo, being 13 vols of the Works and 2 vols of Life and Letters (22 x 74cm). Contemporary by the Riverside Press in full dark green morocco with gilt titles and extra gilt to spines; decorative gilt panelling to boards; lovely gilt dentelle with green silk end papers; top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Illustrated with steel portraits and photogravures, and with hand-coloured frontispieces. Gilt a little rubbed to spines faded to an even reddish brown. A superb and very decorative set. BAL [9314]

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        Moonblight and Six Feet of Romance. INSCRIBED

      NY: Charles L. Webster, 1892. 1st ed., 1892. With illustrations by the author. Dark green illustrated cloth. The author's social agitation novel about a Pennsylvania coal mine terrorized by Pinkertons. INSCRIBED by Beard in the year of publication to A. W. Drake, who was a principal of Lattimer Mines in Pennsylvania, a leading 19th century producer of anthracite coal. The inscription reads in part "To A. W. Drake | Who was the first to give encourage | ment and recognition | to the author. . ." A. W. Drake was also the son of Edwin Drake who drilled the first oil well in the U. S. and is considered the "father of modern petroleum." An importatnt association copy. The book is also late inscribed by Beard to Harry Wright in 1934. Dan Beard was founder of the Boy Scouts of America as well as a prominent book illustrator. Books inscribed by Beard are very scarce. Near fine in illustrated green cloth.. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.

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        Geschäftsbücher-Fabrik von J. C. König & Ebhardt , Hannover 1892-1903. Geschäftsbuch mit Soll und Haben.,

      Hannover : Wilhelm Büttel , Papier & Bureau Requisiten, 1892-1903. - 239 S., Mit handschriftlichen Einträgen zu Soll und Haben, Zustand: altersentsprechend deutliche Lager- u. Gebrauchsspuren, Vorsätze und Seiten teils etwas fleckig, ca. zehn Blatt entfernt, Einband abgenutzt, berieben und bestossen, insgesamt altersgemäß akzeptable Erhaltung. Geschäftsbücher-Fabrik von J. C. König & Ebhardt , Hannover 1892-1903. Geschäftsbuch mit Soll und Haben. 239 S., Mit handschriftlichen Einträgen zu Soll und Haben, Fabrik für Geschäftsbücher und Buchungsmittel Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 3500 34 cm, gebundene Ausgabe, Mit Patent-Rohaut-Sprungrücken gebunden,

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        Manual de Ministros de Indios

      Imprenta del Museo Nacional, Mexico City 1892 - 265-480 pages with 2 plates, illustrations, tables. Quarto (11 1/2" x 8 3/4") bound in quarter red leather, marbled boards and gilt lettering to spine. From the library of Professor George M Foster. Pagination follows its publication in a volume of the Anales del Museo Nacional de Mexioc. First edition. Jacinto de la Serna was a 17th-century priest who recorded extensive information regarding the survival of native religious customs. Born in Mexico, he gained a doctorate in theology at the University of Mexico, of which he was later rector three times. As a young priest he served for 14 years in parishes of the Indians during the same time that Ruiz de Alarcon was making his investigations. He spent most of his later career in Mexico City, where he was one of the curates of the cathedral during three periods. He held important offices in the administrations of the archdiocese. He served as visitor general of the archdiocese under two archbishops. In 1656 he composed a work entitled Manual de ministros de indios para el conocimiento de sus idolatrias y extirpacion de ellas first published in 1892, in which he drew together the fruits of his own experience and the results of his studies. The purpose of the work was to acquaint the religious ministers with the superstitions of the Indians, so that they could better instruct their Indian charges. The work may be divided into four parts. In chapters 1-5 he traces the history of the efforts to put an end native religious practices. In this section he gives valuable details of his own activities and of those of his predecessors, such as Pedro Ponce de Leon and Hernando Ruiz de Alarcon. Chapters 6-11 are a study of the Aztec calendar, for which he drew heavily on Martin de Leon. Boturini later used some of his material. Chapters 12-27 treat of religious beliefs and practices of the Indians. Large sections were take directly or in paraphrase from Ruiz de Alarcon, including the latter's translations of Indian chants and prayers. Chapters 28-33 propose remedies against the continued practice of the native religions. George McClelland Foster, Jr born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on October 9, 1913, died on May 18, 2006, at his home in the hills above the campus of the University of California, Berkeley, where he served as a professor from 1953 to his retirement in 1979, when he became professor emeritus. His contributions to anthropological theory and practice still challenge us; in more than 300 publications, his writings encompass a wide diversity of topics, including acculturation, long-term fieldwork, peasant economies, pottery making, public health, social structure, symbolic systems, technological change, theories of illness and wellness, humoral medicine in Latin America, and worldview. The quantity, quality, and long-term value of his scholarly work led to his election to the National Academy of Sciences in 1976. Virtually all of his major publications have been reprinted and/or translated. Provenance from the executor of Foster's library laid in. Condition: Foster's stamp to title. Some extremity rubbing, boards slightly bowed else a very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        (Hier: Carl May) In den Schluchten des Balkan. Reiseerlebnisse.

      Freiburg (Fehsenfeld), (1892).. 607 S. farb. ill. OLn. (DB 43). leicht schief gelesen, Vorderdeckel gering berieben, Rücken strahlend. = Gesammelte Reiseromane, Bd. IV.. Sehr seltene erste Buchausgabe. Plaul 232.1.

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        The Costume of the Clans. With observations upon the literature, arts, manufactures, and commerce of the Highlands and Western Isles during the middle ages, and on the influence of the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries upon their present condition.

      Edinburgh u.a.: Grant u.a., 1892.. XIX, LXIII, 1 Bl., 171 S.; m. chromolith. Titelbl. u. 36 lithogr. Tafeln (davon 29 kolor.). Imp.-Fol. (57 x 42 cm); Orig. Halbldr. auf 6 Bünden m. 2 grünen RSchild., Rückenvergoldung (Wappenschilde), goldgepr. Einbandtitel, Goldschnitt u. Innenkantenvergold.. Nr. 13 von 500 Ex. - Zweite Ausgabe des erstmals 1845 erschienenen monumentalen Werkes, gemeinsam herausgegeben von den Verlagen Grant (Edinburgh), Quaritch (London), Welter (Paris), Harassowitz (Leipzig) u. Dymock (Sydney). Bei den Namen der Verfasser handelt es sich um Pseudonyme für die Brüder John Carter Allen u. Charles Manning Allen. - Beide Einbanddeckel mit stärkeren Wasserschäden am Längsrand u. der Stehkante, fleckig. Ecken, Kanten u. Rückenenden u. überstehende Bünde des Rückens bestoßen, Stehkante vorn u. untere Ecken m. etw. Materialverlust. Vord. Vorsatz m. schmaler Verfärbung im Rand, hint. Vorsatz m. Verfärbung im Falz. Innen gut erhalten u. sauber. Die prachtvoll kolorierten Tafeln auf stärkerem Karton gedruckt. A/O 4 - Please ask for detailed information in English / Demandez des details en francais s.v.p. - Bitte beachten: Eine Bearbeitung ist erst ab dem 09.01. 2015 wieder möglich.

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        Internationales Centralblatt Für Laryngologie , Rhinologie Und Verwandte Wissenschaften. 8. Bis 23. Jahrgang. 1891/92 Bis 1907. Und 27.-37 Jhg. 1911bis 1921/22. 26 Bände.

      August Hirschwald, Berlin 1892 - 26 Bände, alle identisch gebunden in Orig.-Halbleinen der Zeit mit Titelgoldprägung auf Rücken, marmor. Deckel, Leineneckchen, marmor. Schnitt, 15x22. Seiten: 645, 492, 664, 674, 1107, 646, 601, 664, 620, 639, 671, 539, 632, 648, 566, 501,628,692,652,551,416,391,367,336,459 und 456. Zustand: Sehr gut erhalten, keine nennenswerten Mängel, sowohl Einband , als auch innen sauber , wohlerhalten, augenscheinlich kaum gebarucht. Versandkosten auf Anfrage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Malota.Buchhandlung F.Malotas Nfg. GmbH]
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        New Six Inch Terrestrial Globe

      Rand McNally & Co, Chicago 1892 - This educational tabletop globe is one of the earliest globes made by the cartographic publishing company Rand McNally. The firm was part of the burgeoning industry of commercial cartography in late 19th-century Chicago. Teachers would instruct students with a large globe in class, and students would review their geography using smaller-scale globes. In addition to world geography, this globe also features an Analemma scale off the coast of Baja California, which indicates the sun's declination and the equation of time for every day of the year. Isothermal lines for January are marked in blue, and for July in red. The globe is in good condition with stiff rotation. General light spotting. Rand McNally is one of the most successful and well-known map publishers of the 19th and 20th centuries. Based in Chicago, the firm established itself in the mid-1800s as area publishing firms incorporated new railway routes that ran through the city into increasingly detailed and elaborate renderings of the country. As the Midwest grew in significance as a transit hub, Rand McNally drove technical innovations that allowed for larger and more easily updated maps and atlases. This globe is a wonderful artifact of the period. Tabletop globe. 6 inch diameter. 10.75" tall with iron axis and rounded pyramid cap, mounted on a turned wood stand with circular base. 12 lithographed color gores over wood. Oval cartouche in north Pacific. Some general light spotting, some soiling along edges of gores, wear to gores at poles.

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        African Sketches Or Uganda and the Way Thither. With Introduction by The Rev. H.E. Fox, M.A. Durham.

      Church Missionary Society Salisbury, 1892.. Ein Mappe in Querformat mit sechs Textseiten in englischer Sprache, es folgen zwölf - 12 - Tafeln mit Abbildungen [ Plate I - XII ]. Format ca. 29 cm x 22 cm. Von der Mappe ist nur noch der Vorderdeckel vorhanden, dieser Einbanddeckel ist sehr stark beschädigt. Der englischsprachige Textteil und die vollständig vorhandenen zwölf Tafeln sind von sehr guter Erhaltung: keine Flecken, keine Fingerflecken, keine Beschädigungen oder sonstige Mängel..

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        THE DIARY OF A NOBODY. With illustrations by Weedon Grossmith.

      J. W. Arrowsmith, Bristol 1892 - The Diary of a Nobody originally appeared in Punch. This is the first appearance in book form with the diary considerably added to. Published as Arrowsmith's 3/6 Series. Vol. XI. Original publisher's orange-brown smooth cloth, cover titled in blue and black, spine titled in gilt. Photo portrait frontispiece of the authors with tissue-guard. 300 pages + ads at rear. Spine lean, some fraying to top corner, title and copyright page roughly opened with resulting small chip. Overall a good to very good copy of this scarce item. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Countess Kathleen

      T. Fisher Unwin, London 1892 - Neat little First Edition of Yeat's first play. Dark green boards with cream paper spine, design in black on front board says The Cameo Series, publisher's emblem in black to rear board, spine has title, author and publisher, T. Fisher Unwin. Text is tight and unmarked, wear to corners and spine, spine and corners are bumped. Happy to provide photos. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sesame and Liliies

      Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1892. Crushed green morocco binding with bold gilt stylized lilies and sesame blossoms on cover, gilt-ruled and lettered spine, by PETER VERBURG, noted Chicago binder and pupil of Ellen Gates Starr, eminent Chicago binder. Gilt-stamped pallet on rear dentelle, "P.V., 1905." Verburg bindings are quite scarce. Housed in contemporary calf folding box (defective). Fine.

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        Life And Reminiscences Of A Nineteenth Century Gladiator

      George Routledge & Sons 1892 - Autobiography of the great American heavyweight, first of the modern heavyweight world champions.  1st edition. 8vo. 294pp Illustrated with full page plates of Sullivan and his contemporaries. Rebound in green cloth, gilt titles to spine. Prelims and frontis heavily foxed, otherwise a good, firm copy and scarce. {Hartley 1802]

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        The Sign of Four

      London: George Newnes, Ltd. 1892. 283 pp. Second edition. Dark red decorated cloth with gilt lettering. Wear to spine ends. Boards slightly marked. Front hinge split. Slightly shaken. Internally clean. In Good overall condition. . Good. Decorated Cloth. Second Edition. 1892. 8vo..

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        Tel qu-en Songe.

      . Paris: Librarie de l'Art Independant 1892. 126 pp. Bound in half morocco, with orig. wrappers preserved, uncut. Binding signed Rene Kieffer. Spine weakly faded. * First edition..

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        The Military Novels of Charles Lever.

      Boston. Little, Brown and Co. 1892. - Each volume with engraved frontis and half title in each volume by Phiz ( one vol. with Cruikshank illus. ) and a total of 50 plates throughout,42 by Phiz ( H.K. Browne) and 8 by Cruikshank. An additional 78 further engravings en texte. 9 volumes complete as issued 8vo. (5.5 in. x 8.0 in.). Elegantly bound in 3/4 scarlett crushed morocco and marbled covered boards. Gilt decorated spine compartments with crossed sabers and helmet motifs. Gilt titles. Marbled endsheets. t.e.g. Set is comprised of: Arthur O'leary- His Wanderings and Ponderings in Many Lands,: The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer,: Charles O'malley- The Irish Dragoon,: Jack Hinton The Guardsman,: Tom Burke of "Ours". A splendid collection of Phiz and Cruikshank engravings. Hinges Rubbed, Various spines moderately darkened. Superficial adhesive residue to hinge of one volume. Corners moderately bumped. A Very Good crisp set handsomely bound set.Featured Sets. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Novels. Edited by Reginald Brimley Johnson.

      1892 - Small 8vo. 10 vols.; original green cloth lettered in gilt on spine and upper board; with numerous plates after William C. Cooke, and ornaments by F.C. Tilney. A couple of volumes with a little bubbling to boards and a little light soiling, the usual browning to free-endpapers, generally a very good set. First issue of this set published by Dent. An attractive set with the bookplate of Scottish manufacturer and politician George Washington Baxter, Ist Baron Baxter of Invereighty in the County of Forfar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Perlen aus der Instrumenten-Sammlung von Paul de Wit, Leipzig

      16 plates in photochromolithography. Title printed in red & black. 1 p.l., 14 pp. Oblong folio, orig. board wrappers, & preserved in what appears to be a specially made binding of pink velvet (upper cover now slightly faded to light brown, spine with a little wear), upper cover with central sunken panel with a reproduction of four musicians, elaborate metalwork in each corner. Leipzig: [Privately Published] by de Wit, [1892]. Presentation copy, bound in what I believe is a deluxe presentation binding, inscribed on the title "Souvenir de l'éditeur à M. le dr. Maurice Emmanuel de Paris. Paul de Wit. Leipsic, le 26 Octobre 1897." De Wit (1852-1925), a member of a wealthy Maastricht family, was a viol player and collector of musical instruments; he edited the Zeitschrift für Instrumentenbau in which early instruments were discussed in great detail. De Wit made a number of collections of early musical instruments and the present catalogue contains photographs of the most important pieces in his then-collection. Several hundred instruments are depicted in rich and vivid color. The recipient of this copy was Maurice Emmanuel (1862-1938), French composer and musicologist and one of the genuine independents in French music. A fine copy. ❧ New Grove, Vol., 6, pp. 154-55 & Vol. 20, pp. 464. .

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        The sacred edict, with a translation of the colloquial rendering notes and vocabulary. 2 Bde.,

      Shanghai, American Presbyterian Mission Press, 1892 - VIII, 216; XIII, 217 S. Hldrbde. d. Zt. (Etw. berieb. u. best.). Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1550 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Early postcard photograph signed

      - An attractive portrait of the composer in formal dress in half-length pose published by Breitkopf & Härtel in New York, ca. 1892. 135 mm. x 87 mm. Very slightly abraided at corners; two small ink stains to upper edge; traces of mounting adhesive to verso. In very good condition overall.

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        " Der Norddeutsche Lloyd - Geschichte und Handbuch " ( EA 1892 ) zipdatei siehe Beschreibung!

      Verlag Schünemann Bremen Erscheinungsjahr 1892. Format Groß8° **Bestellen Sie an einem Tag mehr als einen Titel bei uns, so versenden wir innerhalb Deutschlands generell versandkostenfrei** . - 1. und einzigste Auflage - , XXI S. + 487 S. + 11 gefaltete farbige Karten + 9 ganzseitige farbige Karten + 3 mehrfach gefaltete Pläne / Tabellen mit Dampfschifffahrtslinien, Statistiktabellen über Einnahmen, Fahrgäste, Steinkohleverbrauch usw.usw., + 38 ganzseitige Tafeln ( diverse Abbildungen von Dampfschiffen dabei!) + 3 doppelseitige Tafeln + 1 gefalteter Längsschnitt durchen einenLloyddampfer ,desweiteren diverse teils farbige Textabbildungen, bzw. Textkarten, golden gemusterte Vorsatzpapiere , Originalganzleinen mit Goldschnitt, farbigen Deckelbild und einem weiteren kleinen auf dem hinteren Buchdeckel, Deckel - und Rückentitel , Kanten etwas berieben , einige wenige zarte Textanstreichungen mit Bleistift , Erhaltung 2 + = Ich habe diverse Bilder zum Buch zusammengestellt. Auf Anfrage ist die Zusendung als normale Zipdatei ( nicht 7zip) möglich. Diese müßte problemlos " auszupacken " sein! = Preisvorschlag möglich.

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        The Story of the Atlantic Telegraph

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Excellent condition. The 1892 edition of the story of the Atlantic telegraph with a signed autographed letter from Cyrus W. Field tipped in. The ALS from Cyrus Field tipped in opposite the frontispiece portrait of him. Dated 26th May, 1881 at Field's office at 145 Broadway, New York, Field writes to D B Ivison Esq. (Ivison lived in Bergen County, New Jersey, and was a subscriber to the American Museum of Natural History.) The letter thanks Ivison for his communication of the previous day and states 'I shall be glad to see you at this office at 12 o'clock tomorrow (Friday).' The text of the letter appears to be in a secretarial hand with Field's own calligraphic signature, slightly smudged. The letter is tipped into the gutter and from the marginal glue staining would appear to have been their for a century or more. The book comes with an original piece of the first atlantic cable !. New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1892. 8°. Portrait-Frontispiece of Cyrus W. Field, IX, 415 pages. Beautiful, green, modern Hardcover (Green Buckram with gilt lettering on red morocco spine-label). Excellent condition. The 1892 edition of the story of the Atlantic telegraph with a signed autographed letter from Cyrus W. Field tipped in. The ALS from Cyrus Field tipped in opposite the frontispiece portrait of him. Dated 26th May, 1881 at Field's office at 145 Broadway, New York, Field writes to D B Ivison Esq. (Ivison lived in Bergen County, New Jersey, and was a subscriber to the American Museum of Natural History.) The letter thanks Ivison for his communication of the previous day and states 'I shall be glad to see you at this office at 12 o'clock tomorrow (Friday).' The text of the letter appears to be in a secretarial hand with Field's own calligraphic signature, slightly smudged. The letter is tipped into the gutter and from the marginal glue staining would appear to have been their for a century or more. The book comes with an original piece of the first atlantic cable ! Cyrus West Field and the Atlantic Telegraph Company were behind the construction of the first transatlantic telegraph cable. The first was laid across the floor of the Atlantic from Telegraph Field, Foilhommerum Bay, Valentia Island in western Ireland to Heart's Content in eastern Newfoundland. The project began in 1854 and was completed in 1858. The cable functioned for only three weeks, but it was the first such project to yield practical results. The first official telegram to pass between two continents was a letter of congratulation from Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom to the President of the United States James Buchanan on August 16. Signal quality declined rapidly, slowing transmission to an almost unusable speed. The cable was destroyed the following month when Wildman Whitehouse applied excessive voltage to it while trying to achieve faster operation. (It has been argued that the faulty manufacture, storage and handling of the 1858 cable would have led to premature failure in any case.) The cable's rapid failure undermined public and investor confidence and delayed efforts to restore a connection. A second attempt was undertaken in 1865 with much-improved material and, following some setbacks, a connection was completed and put into service on July 28, 1866. This cable proved more durable. Before the first transatlantic cable, communications between Europe and the Americas took place only by ship. Sometimes, however, severe winter storms delayed ships for weeks. The transatlantic cable reduced communication time considerably, allowing a message and a response in the same day. Five attempts to lay a cable were made over a nine-year period ?- one in 1857, two in 1858, one in 1865, and one in 1866. Lasting connections were finally achieved with the 1866 cable and the 1865 cable, which was repaired by Isambard Kingdom Brunel's ship the SS Great Eastern, captained by Sir James Anderson. In the 1870s duplex and quadruplex transmission and receiving systems were set up that could relay multiple messages over the cable. Additional cables were laid between Foilhommerum and Heart's Content in 1873, 1874, 1880, and 1894. By the end of the 19th century, British-, French-, German-, and American-owned cables linked Europe and North America in a sophisticated web of telegraphic communications. (Wikipedia)

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        Bygmester Solness.

      . Skuespil i tre Akter. Orig. udgave. Kbhvn. 1892. 220 s. Indb. med orig. foromslag i priv. hlvldr. Paent og rent ekspl..

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        Bygmester Solness. Skuespil i tre akter.

      København 1892. Fribl., (8), 220 s. Orig. dek. helshirtingbd., kremfarget. Helt gullsn., bokmerkebånd. Ubetydelig smuss på bakperm, ellers meget pen

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      Houghton Mifflin, 1892, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Second Editiont.e.g., hinges cracked, holding, all plts present,one torn, bds rubbed. Walter Dette's well-used copy w/ his stamp and signature. Green cloth. Good Condition. Quantity Available: 1. Category: fishing; Inventory No: 10312.

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        Mikrophotographischer Atlas der Bakterienkunde.

      - Berlin, August Hirschwald, 1892, 8°, (14), 48 pp., 1 Abb., 2 Taf.; 152 Photogramme auf 74 Tafeln mit 74 Blättern Tafelerklärungen, feiner Pappband der Zeit, mit rotem Rückenschild aus der Nothnagel Bibliothek. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Claudius Bombarnac - Le château des Carpathes

      Hetzel, s.d.(1892). In / 4 percaline éditeur au portrait collé, tranches dorées, 55 illustrations de L. Benett, dont 12 planches en chromotypographie, 2 cartes en couleurs, 285 et 199 p., 4 f. de catalogue (nouveautés 1892 - 1893). Exemplaire extrêmement frais hormis une coiffe inférieure légèrement amortie. Un écrit en page de garde. Biblio Philippe Jauzac p. 267. Français relié DeCollectionCommeNeuf

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        Notice sur Villenave d'Ornon.

      G. Gounouilhou 1892 - Un des cent exemplaires numérotés, avec un plan en couleurs de l'Eglise Saint Martin et du cimetière de Villenave d'Ornon, frontispice, 1 vol. in-4 relié demi-basane verte, dos à 5 nerfs dorés, Imprimerie G. Gounouilhou, Bordeaux, 1892, 39 pp. Rare et bel exemplaire numéroté de ce tirage à 100 exemplaires. Langue: Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      1892. BRADSHAW, William R. THE GODDESS OF ATVATABAR BEING THE HISTORY OF THE DISCOVERY OF THE INTERIOR WORLD AND CONQUEST OF ATVATABAR. Profusely Illustrated. Introduction by Julian Hawthorne. NY: J.F. Douthitt, 1892. 8vo., green cloth, stamped in gilt. First Edition. Signed presentation from Bradshaw on a front blank page: "To Mrs. Diana Belais, with the highest appreciation of her humanitarian enthusiasm and great intellectual gifts, Wm. R. Bradshaw. New York, Octo 3rd, 1911." Belais helped organize and provided funding for anti-vivisection organizations. She also wrote articles and lectured widely on the issue. She edited "Zoophilly" magazine. This lost-race novel is set in the interior of the earth at the North Pole, with Atvatabar being one of the kingdoms located there. Copies of this novel signed by Bradshaw are uncommon. Good (text is quite nice & gilt bright but the rear cover has a large red stain on the lower portion and there is some dampstaining to the lower corners of the front cover). $750.00.

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        Italy and her Invaders [8 volumes in 9]

      Oxford: Oxford University Press. 1892-99.. With maps and illustrations. Eight volumes in nine. Original brown cloth, the spines lettered in gilt, blind rules bording the boards. Slight flecking to the cloth on a few volumes, I/I a bit more so. The foredges of the upper board of I/I and the lower board of I/II have a small indentation. Top corner of the frontis plate in I/I has a smal damp mark (well away from the image), top edges a little soiled, foredges uncut. A little used set, in very good clean condition. Pencilled owner's name 'Andrew I. Clark' on the half-title of the first volume - Andrew Inglis Clark perhaps but if so, the son it would seem. [I/I] The Visigothic Invasion, part I (second edition): xvi, 408pp, coloured frontis, 3 plates (coins), family tree (of Valentinian I), 2 folding coloured maps. [I/II] The Visigothic Invasion, part II (second edition): xvi, 409-934pp, 2 plates (1 coloured), 2 coloured maps (1 folding). [II] The Hunnish Invasion & The Vandal Invasion and the Herulean Mutiny (second edition): xxiv, 672pp, coloured frontis, 1 plate (coins), 5 coloured maps (3 folding). [III] The Ostrogothic Invasion 476-535: xxxii, 728pp, frontis, 3 plates (1 folding), 4 coloured maps (3 folding). [IV] The Imperial Restoration 535-553: xxviii, 798pp, 6 plates (mounted Woodbury type photographs), 9 maps & plans (6 coloured, 4 folding). [V] The Lombard Invasion 553-600: xviii, 484pp, frontis, 1 plate (coins), 5 maps (4 coloured, 2 folding). [VI] The Lombard Kingdom 600-744: xx, 634pp, frontis, 1 plates, 2 coloured maps (one folding). [VII] Frankish Invasions 744-774. xx, 398pp, frontis, plate (coins), folding coloured map. [VIII] The Frankish Empire 774-814. xii, 332pp, frontis, 1 plate, folding coloured map. .

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        Finn and His Companions

      Cassell Publishing Company, New York 1892 - With 2 plates illustrated by Yeats. xvi, 182pp, bound in floral illustrated cloth, same as endpapers, and gauffered page edges reflecting the same floral design. Frontis has tissue guard intact. The Children's Library. Small corner tear to frontis, spine sunned. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Preußisches Privatrecht auf der Grundlage des Werkes von Franz Förster bearbeitet von M. E. Eccius.

      Berlin, Verlag von Georg Reimer, 1892-93.. 6. Aufl. (dritte der neuen Bearbeitung). 4 Bde. 8vo. (1:) XXVIII, 816; (2:) XIV, 521; (3:) XVIII, 612; (4:) XXIV, 874 S. Zeitgenössische Halblederbände mit Buntpapierbezug und Lederecken sowie schönem Rotschnitt. (Ebd. leicht berieben).. Förster (1819-1878), der in den Jahren 1839-41 unter anderem bei Savigny in Berlin studierte, war einer der bedeutendsten Juristen in dem Bemühen, das preussische Recht zu systematisieren und als Lehrbuch darzustellen. Besonders suchte er dabei eine Synthese von Theorie und Parxis zu erreichen. Das Werk folgt dem Pandektensystem und weicht somit ab von der Ordnung des Allgemeinen Preussischen Landrechts. 1: Die Grundbegriffe und die Grundlehren des Rechts der Schuldverhältnisse; 2: Das Recht der Schuldverhältnisse; 3: Sachenrecht; 4: Familienrecht. Erbrecht. Recht der juristischen Personen.

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        [Dance Card or Carnet du Bal] Ball der Stadt Wien 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.

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