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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..

      [Bookseller: Stephen Foster Books]
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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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        FAVORITE FLIES AND THEIR HISTORIES

      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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        THE GODDESS OF ATVATABAR

      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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        Manual de Ministros de Indios

      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.

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        Trout in New Zealand, Where to Go and How to Catch Them

      Wellington: George Didsbury, Government Printer, 1892. First edition. 8vo. 2 folding maps, 2 plates of fish. [iv], 99, [1] pp. Original blue cloth, stamped in gilt. Title page foxed from offsetting , else fine. Bookplate of Stephen Fairbanks

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        Description of the Star Camera, at the Sydney Observatory

      Sydney: S.T Leigh & Co., 1892. Quarto, with a photograph and seven large lithograph plates; original red cloth, some browning and a few institutional stamps, a good copy recased with new endpapers. An overview of an important piece of astronomical instrumentation. The principal observatories in New South Wales during the nineteenth century were at Sydney and Parramatta, and from the 1890s to the 1930s an astrometric camera was run as a field station by Sydney Observatory at Red Hill, which today is Observatory Park, Pennant Hills. The author of this rare work was the Government Astronomer from 1870, who was responsible for some of the major astronomical programmes undertaken in Australia during the nineteenth century. His book shows details of the camera that was used at Red Hill for photographing the Milky Way and for gaining experience in stellar photography. Russell's work with photography was of great importance: see Holden, Photography in Colonial Australia, pp. 61-3 for further details.

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        The Color Printer. A treatise on the use of colors in typographic printing.

      - Cincinnati, Earhart & Richardson 1892. Quarto publisher's decorated grey cloth blocked in gold and black with three colour onlays; 137pp and 90 plates, all but a couple colour and those embossed anyway, other illustrations and decorations through the text, many of these in colour. Minor signs of use and wear around the edges, the occasional spot, a rather good copy. A most pleasing book, the absolute standard for American colour printing of the late 19th century and something of an encyclopaedia of the aesthetic style in printing. Not a rare book but it has always been hard to find in decent condition.

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        Leipzig und seine Bauten. Zur X.Wanderversammlung des Verbandes Deutscher Architekten- und Ingenieur-Vereine in Leipzig vom 28.-31.August 1892 herausgegeben.

      Leipzig, Gebhardt, 1892.. XVI, 856 Seiten mit zusammen 372 Ansichten und Durchschnitten, sowie 441 Grundrissen und Situationsplänen und 24 zum Teil in Farbendruck ausgeführten Beilagen, Karten und Lichtdrucken ( teils ausfaltbar ). ( Die 2 separat in einer Kartenmappe gelieferten Pläne fehlen hier - wie meist ). Goldgeprägter Ohldr, 4°. Inhalt u.a.: Die geologischen Verhältnisse der Stadt Leipzig / Grundwasserströme / Klima / Statistisches / Handel und Gewerbfleiß // Aus der Baugeschichte // Hochbauten: Reichs- und Staatsgebäude mit u.a.: Reichsgericht, Reichsbankgebäude, Reichspostgebäude, Militärgebäude, Universität / Städtische Gebäude mit u.a.: Neue Stadttheater, Städtische Museum am Augustusplatz, Königliche Konservatorium, Siechenhaus, Vieh- und Schlachthof, Schulen / Kultusbauten mit u.a.: Thomaskirche, Peterskirche, Lutherkirche / Privatbauten mit u.a.: Villen, Wohnhäuser, Deutsche Buchhändlerhaus, Handelsbörse, Öffentliche Vergnügungslokale, Vereinsgebäude, Hotels und Restaurants, Badeanstalten und Turnhallen / Denkmäler und Brunnen / Friedhöfe // Ingenieurbauwesen (u.a.) Pferdebahn / Lokomotivbahnen / Promenaden und Gartenanlagen / Beleuchtungswesen / Flüsse und Brücken // Gewerbliche Anlagen mit u.a.: Steinbrüche und Ziegeleien / Sägewerke und Baufabriken / Holz- und Schnitzstoffe, Möbel und Ausstattungen / Eisengießereien, Maschinenbau-Anstalten, Metallverarbeitung / Web-Industrie / Buch- und Notendruckereien / Der lithographische Buntdruck / Buchbindereien und Kartonfabriken / Chromopapierfabriken / Tapeten- und Papierstuckfabriken / Ätherische Öle / Rauchwaren-Zurichterei / Gummiwaren / Bierbrauereien. Opulent ausgestattetes Werk über alle Bereiche der Leipziger Bautätigkeit. Einband etwas berieben ( der reich goldgeprägte Vorderdeckel mit dem Leipziger Wappen von guter Erhaltung ), Ecken und Kanten leicht bestoßen. Rücken stark berieben, oberes Kapital beschädigt, unteres Kapital gering beschädigt. Innen wenige Seiten gering fleckig, gering gebräunt. Schwacher Wasserrand am oberen Rand über die letzten 90 Seiten ( kaum störend ). Insgesamt von guter Erhaltung. ( Gewicht 2500 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ).

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        The Costume of the Clans

      Edinburgh: John Grant. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Boards rubbed and marked with edgewear to corners and spine. Heraldic bookplate for William Jardine on front pastedown. Fep detached. Newspaper article pasted to page viii of introduction. Gutters weak in places but holding. Occasional foxing impacting on borders of some plates. Plate xiv detached and edgetorn. Pencilled notation opposite some plates. AEG. 1892. Reprint limited to 500 copies. Half-leather with green cloth boards. 580mm x 430mm (23" x 17"). lxiii, 171pp. Colour lithograph title page and 37 lithograph plates, many of which are hand-coloured. This is a heavy book. Extra shipping charges may be requested for some overseas addresses. .

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        The Growth of Industrial Art

      Washington: Government Printing Office 1892 - Folio. Original cloth. Sunning and wear to spine. General shelf-wear. Gilted title rubbed from front. Mild fraying to top and bottom of spine. Pages remain in tact and illustrations clear and detailed. A wonderful compilation of the technology of the age, as laid out in 200 uncolored plates. Each plate contains several illustrations and descriptive text. The range of subjects is immense, from electricity to motors to furniture to glass making to fishing to pipe and reed organs to cork extractors and much, much more. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sequitur Books]
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        Memoirs of the Verney Family During the Civil War Compiled from the Letters and Illustrated By Portraits at Claydon House & Memoirs of the Verney Family During the Commonwealth 1650 to 1660 ( Complete in 4 Volumes. Bound in Half Calf )

      Longmans, Green and Co, London 1892 - Published between 1892/1899.Complete in 4 volumes. Bound in contemporary half calf, calf corners, cloth boards, raised bands, gilt tooling, top gilt edges, others rough, marble endpapers. Bindings in very good clean firm attractive condition. Internally, no loose pages, no writing.marking, some occasional light spotting. Pages and illustrations in very good condition. A very attractive set.A54 Size: 8vo

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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        3 eigenh. Briefe mit U.

      Nymphenburg, 1892 und 1893.. Zusammen 5½ SS. auf 6 (=3 Doppel)Blatt. 8vo.. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten. I: "Die Königin Regentin von Spanien und meine Schwester Isabel haben mir gestern nach Eröffnung der Kunstausstellung telegraphisch gratuliert zur glänzenden Beteiligung Bayerns und wünschen daß ihre Befriedigung auch der Münchner-Künstlergenossenschaft mitgeteilt werde. Der König und die Königin von Portugal, welche auch anwesend waren, so wie alle anderen, bewunderten Bayerns Kunstwerke [...]" (Br. v. 14. November 1892). -II: "Ein Kapuziner Pater hat mir leider sehr traurige Sachen heute erzählt über die Socialfrage, Sie wissen alle diese Sachen besser wie ich und können auch etwas thun. Die Erziehung verwahrloster Knaben ist einer der wichtigsten Punkte und es würde mich sehr freuen wenn Sie Ihr Möglichstes thun würden so daß die Franziskanerinnen die gewünschte Genehmigung bald bekämen [...]" (Br. 15. September 1893). - III: "Ihre Liebenswürdigkeit und Ihr Eifer im Dienst des Vaterlandes sind zwei große Eigenschaften [...]" (Br. v. 26. September 1893). - Die Tochter von Königin Isabella II. von Spanien und ihres Gemahls Francisco de Asis de Borbon, Herzog von Cadiz, war 1883 durch Verehelichung mit ihrem Cousin Prinz Ferdinand Maria Ludwig, Sohn des Prinzen Adalbert Wilhelm von Bayern und dessen Gattin Infantin Amalia de Borbon von Spanien, Prinzessin von Bayern geworden. Als Förderin der schönen Künste war sie auch selbst als Malerin und Schriftstellerin tätig. - Jeweils auf Briefpapier mit gepr. Vignette.

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        [Kelmscott Press] The Golden Legend

      Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1892. First edition thus. Three volumes. Quartos. Original linen over boards, printed paper spine label. Woodcut title and two full-page woodcut illustrations by Edward Burne-Jones, initials throughout. William Morris binding instruction sheet laid in. Limited to 500 copies (no vellum copies made). Printed in Golden type designed by Morris. Edited by Frederic S. Ellis. A superb copy with minor toning, extremely clean and bight internally, corners rubbed. One of the more difficult Kelmscott Press titles and rarely found in fine condition, as this copy approaches.

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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        The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes [With] The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes.

      London George Newnes -94 1892 - Two volumes, first editions, first title in first issue state with blank street sign to vignette of upper board. Large 8vo, all edges gilt, both volumes illustrated throughout by Sidney Paget. Publisher's light blue and dark blue cloth gilt respectively. "Adventures" with some very light overall soiling, both volumes with occasional spotting, some flaking and wear to vignettes and gilt, an attractive set. Green and Gibson A10a; A14a. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        The Venetians

      London - Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent and Co. 1892 - A very scarce copy of this novel by Mary Elizabeth Braddon. First edition. Mary Elizabeth Braddon (4 October 1835 4 February 1915) was a British Victorian era popular novelist. She is best known for her 1862 sensation novel Lady Audley's Secret. Braddon was an extremely prolific writer, producing more than 80 novels with very inventive plots but all are now scarce, somem like this one, exceedingly so. Last seen at auction in 1999. Complete in three volumes. Condition: In green cloth bindings. Externally sound, though with bumping and marks. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages are bright, though with some marks and patches of foxing. Overall: GOOD. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
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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..

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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 .

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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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        CONJUNTO DE DOCUMENTOS REFERENTES A LA APARICIÓN, ERMITA, EDICTO DEL PAPA PIO IX, GASTOS, INVENTARIOS, SUBIDAS Y BAJADAS DE LA VIRGEN, CARTEL DE LAS FIESTAS DEL AÑO 1892, ECT

      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.

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        TEL QU'EN SONGE

      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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