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        La Russie Impressions - Portraits - Paysages 1/35 sur Japon

      Emile Testard, PARIS 1892 - Tirage de grand luxe à 100 exemplaires ici 1/35 sur paier des manufactures impériales du Japon avec une quadruple suite des 5 eaux-fortes hors-texte numérotés de 1 à 35 no 12. Reliure 1/2 maroquin à coins havane couvertures conservées. En superbe état. Size: 30x19

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        From The Caves and Jungles Of Hindustan

      London: Theosophical Publishing Society, 1892-01-01 London: Theosophical Publishing Society, 1892. 318 + (8) p. Original navy cloth with gilt lettering. First edition in the English language. (Dated 1892 on title page. Last word of title spelled "Hindostan" throughout text block but not binding.) Very Good hardcover. Clean pages. Cloth worn at head and tail. Hinge a bit free at front. Former owner's name on front end paper in pencil, dated 1892.

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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. Poetical Works -- V-VII. Prose Works -- VIII-IX. Life and Letters

      Boston And New York, Houghton, Mifflin And Company 1892 - "A list of Mr. Whittiers poems, arranged chronologically": v. 4, p. 397-409. Very 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. 15 Kg. 14 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        Procuracoes Particulares, Decreto N 79 de 26 [Bound With 5 Titles].

      1892 - A Collection of Brazilian Amendments [Brazil]. Procuracoes Particulares, Decreto N. 79 de 26 de Agosto de 1892 Que Dispoe Sobre Procuracoes por Instrumento Particular de Proprio Punho, Seguido de Formularios por um Advogado. Pelotas: Echenique & Irmao, 1892. 27, [3] pp. [Bound with] Lei No. 11 de 4 de Janeiro de 1896: Organisacao Political, Estado do Rio Grande do Sul. Porto Alegre: Officinas Typographicas de Echenique Irmaos & Cia., 1904. 15 pp. [And] Facturas ou Contas Assignadas: Reguladas Pelo Dec. N. 11527 de 17 de Marco de 1915 e Legislacao Referente. Com Annotacoes e Formulario. Pelotas: Echenique & C., 1915. 18, [1] pp., folding table. [And] Nova Regimento de Custas Judiciarias Contendo a Lei N. 11 de 28 de Novembro de 1896. Pelotas: Echenique & Irmao, 1896. 48, [1] pp. [And] Lei No 10 de 16 de Dezembro de 1895: Organisacao Judiciaria, Estado do Rio Grande do Sul. Porto Alegre: Officinas Typographicas de Echenique Irmaos & Comp., 1903. 108, 20 pp. [And] Teixeira, Luiz Candido, Annotator. Decretos Nos. 63 e 64 do Governo do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul Dando Regulamento as Custas e Taxa Judiciaria Approvado Pelo Congresso do Estado Pelos Decretos Nos. 11 e 12. Explicado por um Promptuario em Forma de Abcdario. Porto Alegre: Typographia de Cesar Reinhardt, 1897. 167 pp. Octavo (9" x 6"). Later three-quarter calf over marbled boards, gilt title (Procuracoes Particulares, 1892) to spine. Light rubbing to boards and extremities. Some browning to text, minor tears and chips to edges of some leaves. Later owner stamps in a few places, interior otherwise clean. * This is a collection of amendments. The first three address the Brazilian Civil Code, the final three address that of the State of Rio Grande do Sul. All are well-annotated and the final two are, in essence, brief treatises. No copies of any title located on OCLC. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Deacon Brodie or The Double Life: A Melodrama in Five Acts and Eight Tableaux

      T. and A. Constable Edinburgh University Press. Second edition, revised, unpublished.. Wrappers a little soiled and worn; very good copy.. On the front wrapper is printed ?TO BE RETURNED / to W. E. Henley / Merton Place / Chiswick/ London.? Beinecke 59; NCBEL III, 1005. 8vo, original printed wrappers, 88 pages. The first two editions of Deacon Brodie were printed for private circulation only. It was not until 1892 that it was published for public distribution by David Nutt, together with two other plays written in collaboration by Henley and Stevenson. Deacon Brodie, an early work by both authors (it preceded Henley?s first book), is based on the story of Deacon William Brodie (1741-1788), an Edinburgh Town Councilman and respected member of the community who led a double life - one of public service and another of crime. Brodie's real double life was the inspiration for the fictional Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

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        A Vertebrate Fauna of Argyll and the Inner Hebrides

      Edinburgh David Douglas 1892. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket. Spine sunned. Teg First Edition Green/gilt hardback cloth cover 230mm x 160mm (9" x 6"). lxxxiv, 262pp, + ads. Maps and line drawings with fold out coloured map on linen.

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      London: Reeves & Turner, 1892. Third Edition with the Notes of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley n. Hardcover. 184 x 127 mm (7 1/4 x 5"). Two volumes. Edited by H. Buxton Forman. Third Edition with the Notes of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. PARTICULARLY FINE DARK BLUE CRUSHED MOROCCO, RICHLY GILT, BY SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE, covers with central gilt panel formed by multiple plain and decorative rolls, with cornerpiece clusters of three inlaid lavender morocco pansies, front boards with central inlaid cerulean morocco medallion stamped with the poet's gilt monogram, rear boards with lavender morocco medallion stamped with a gilt pansy within the quote "Pansies let my flowers be" (from "Remembrance"); raised bands, spine compartments gilt in a latticed pattern, DOUBLURES OF SKY BLUE MOROCCO, ONE OF THESE (at the front of the first volume) FEATURING AN IVORY MINIATURE UNDER GLASS OF SHELLEY FRAMED BY A LAUREL WREATH SET WITH SIX SEMI-PRECIOUS STONES, this portrait surrounded by a pointillé field punctuated by foliate sprays terminating in 46 white flowers, the other three doublures with rows of gilt floral and foliate stamps and a trio of inlaid white blossoms in each corner (the bindings with a total of 132 large and small floral inlays), ivory moiré silk endleaves, all edges gilt and delicately gauffered. In a (rather worn) felt-lined folding cloth box. Frontispiece in each volume, vignette title pages. A VIRTUALLY FLAWLESS SET IN A LUSCIOUS BINDING. This is a lovely and elegant set--with doublures of especially beautiful design--that provides an appropriate morocco covering for Shelley's poetical works, a body of literature graced with a lyricism Day asserts is "unmatched elsewhere in English verse in its ethereal, ideal beauty." While the notes of Shelley's wife, appended here, have aroused considerable denigration (she is accused, among other things, of making her husband's verse less political than it actually was), her editorial work is nevertheless professional and has remained an essential source for the study of Shelley's work. As Betty T. Bennett explains, "biographers and critics agree that Mary Shelley's commitment to bring [her husband] the notice she believed his works merited was the single, major force that established Shelley's reputation during a period when he almost certainly would have faded from public view." According to DNB, our editor, Henry (Harry) Buxton Forman (1842-1917) "channelled a general enthusiasm into a minute study of textual details, for which his careful and exacting temperament was ideally suited. His patient application produced impressive editions of Shelley," who was, along with Keats, his main literary interest. Our miniature seems to be a general copy of the portrait of Shelley executed in 1819 by Amelia Curran (d. 1847). Now hanging in England's National Portrait Gallery, it is one of very few contemporaneous likenesses of Shelley and serves as the chief source today for Shelley's countenance. One will find Cosway-style miniatures as good as the one here, but it would not be possible to find really lovely volumes like these in better condition.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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        Le Cahier Jaune. Poems.

      Eton: Privately Printed, 1892 - Octavo. Original yellow card wrappers printed in black. Generally rubbed and soiled, some loss to corners and spine, marks to early and late leaves but substantially clean within. A good copy. First edition of Benson's first collection of poems; number 198 of a numbered 200 copies, this one signed by the author on the title page. A. C. Benson (1862–1925) was the son of Edward White Benson, Archbishop of Canterbury, and the brother of talented intellectuals such as the writer E. F. Benson and Egyptologist Margaret Benson. After graduating from Cambridge Benson returned to Eton (publishing this collection in the year that he was made housemaster); he went on to serve as headmaster for 18 years. Though successful as an administrator he found little joy in the routine of college life and devoted his spare time to a literary career spanning more than 60 publications. These included a substantial biography of his father, poetry, essays, the editing of the letters of Queen Victoria, and a series of sentimental, middlebrow novels that earned him rather more cash than literary laurels. In 1904 Benson became a fellow at Magdalene College, Cambridge, where he served as Master for the last ten years of his life. Perhaps disappointingly, this collection does not contain any such secret licentiousness as one might hope to find in other "yellow books" of the period, the archetype of which is of course Huysman's A Rebors. An emotionally and sexually distant man, Benson never married or had affairs with either sex. Instead, he devoted himself to academic institutions and the intellectual and moral development of the young men in his charge. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Personalakt Nr. 4231/37 der österreichischen k. k. Post- und Telegraphen-Anstalt des Josef Weinheber. Geführt von 1911 bis zu dessen Tod im April 1945.

      . 21 x 34 cm. 6 Bll. sowie 10 doppelblattgr. Bögen m. vorwiegend mit Feder u. Bleistift v. Hd. ausgefüllten Formularvorlagen u. zwei Zettel m. hs. Notizen, in einer mit mehreren den Inhalt betreffenden Stempeln sowie div. hs. Signaturen versehenen Kartonmappe. Mappe angestaubt u. abgegriffen; Mappeninhalt m. Gebrauchsspuren; einzelne Bll. u. Bögen stärker fingerfleckig, randrissig u. eselsohrig; einige Papiersorten materialbedingt gebräunt; in insgesamt gutem Zustand.. Einzigartiges, der Wissenschaft bislang unbekanntes Dokumentenfaszikel zur Lebensgeschichte des österreichischen Lyrikers Josef Weinheber (1892-1945). W. war von 1911-12 als Postaspirant und von 1912-37 als Postoffiziant Bediensteter der österreichischen Post. Der Personalakt umfasst alle Unterlagen zu Person und Dienstverhältnis, Dienstzeit etc. Interessant sind neben zwei von Weinheber eh. unterfertigten Diensteiden, auch Aufzeichnungen über 'Belobungen und Strafen' sowie seine 'Krankheitsabsenzen'. So sind zum Beispiel eine "Verwarnung .. wegen höchst ungehörigen Benehmens während der Dienststunden in einem Amtsraume", ein 16-tägiger Krankenstand wegen "schwerer melanch. Depressionszustände" sowie mehrmalig Fehltage wegen "Nervenschwäche" verzeichnet. Darüber hinaus sind Dienst- u. Qualifikationstabellen sowie Unterlagen über seine Besoldung enthalten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Löcker]
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        Die Kultur und Gewinnung des Thees auf Ceylon und in China.

      . St. Petersburg, A. Wienecke, 1892. 8vo. 113 pp., three photographic plates (one double-sized). Original printed wrappers.* A very rare work on tea cultures in Ceylon and in China. China especially was poorly surveyed by westerners and little was known about Chinese tea production. Inscribed (dedication) by the author. One of the plates shows the author in authentic Chinese costume, with an odd painted or retouched Chinese landscape behind him. Another photo shows a view over the town of "Lindschau" (I-nin-tschou) (= Jingzhou?). Inscribed by the author to the botanist Prof. Julius Wiesner. Wrappers a bit soiled, internally a very good clean copy. Not in any major bibliography..

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        Cours de danse fin de siècle, illustrations de Louis Legrand, Paris, dentu, 1892.

      - 1 vol. in-4° demi-chagrin bleu prusse, dos lisse uniformément insolé, auteur et titre dorés, date dorée en queue, petit moulin rouge mosaïqué sur le dos (Relieur J. Canape) Gardes de papier rose. Couverture conservée. 11 eaux-fortes originales dont une répétée en bleu sur la couverture, 23 en-têtes vignettes-lettrines et culs de lampes en couleurs. Tirage à 350 exemplaires. Un des 300 sur beau papier vélin. Une eau-forte supplémentaire sur papier japon est présente dans l'ouvrage.

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      Imprimerie Nationale, Paris 1892 - RO40238569: 243 pages pour le tome I et tome II paginé de 248 à 422. Texte sur 2 colonnes. Pièces de titre en papier et étiquettes de code sur les dos. Tampons et annotations de bibliothèque sur les 1ers plats et en pages de titre. Pages de garde et de titre du tome I détachées. (Rare) Bibliothèque Nationale, Département des Manuscrits. Avec un Supplément et des Tables. In-4 Broché. Etat d'usage. Plats abîmés. Mors fendus. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 2-Le livre [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Writings of . .. In Seven Volumes [With:] PICKARD, S. T. The Life and Letters of

      Cambridge: The Riverside Press, 1892. Number 697 of 750 copies. 9 vols., 8vo. Illustrated. Three quarter brown morocco, gilt lettered spine, raised bands, t.e.g. Minor uniform fading, else fine

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Otto Nebel. Maler und Dichter ( Otto Nei Beier )(TitleLanguage) Otto Nebel, Maler und Dichter( AO TUO NEI BEI ER )

      Kerber Christof Verlag, 2012-11-01. hardcover. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.HardCover. Pub Date :2012-11-01 Pages: 360 Language: German Publisher: Kerber Christof Verlag Der Berliner Otto Nebel (1892-1973) war ein vielseitig begabter Maler und Schriftsteller. der wie andere Mitglieder der Sturm-Bewegung um Herwarth Walden mit Sprache und Bild experimentierte. Sein facettenreiches Werk mit Wechselbeziehungen zwischen Malerei. Zeichnung. Grafik. Collage und literarischen Texten wird anlsslich seines 120. Geburtstages erstmals als Ganzes in Bern gezeigt. wo Nebel seit 1... Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        Mittelalterliche Bau- und Kunstdenkmäler in Magdeburg. Im Selbstverlag herausgegeben und aufgenommen .

      1892 - Livre d'occasion In-folio en feuilles, sous chemise demi-percaline rouge à coins, à rabats et lacets, [8]pp. de texte avec plans in-t., suivies de 40 photographies signées en héliogravure (48 x 40 cm.), imprimées par W. Hoffmann de Dresde, sous serpentes. Très bel ensemble de photographies de l’architecture médiévale de la ville de Magebourg par le photographe allemand Eduard von Flottwell (1844-1894). Avec un prospectus de souscription (3 pp. in-4°). Condition : Petit-ex-libris tampon. Etui lég. usagé, bel état des photographies, avec d'infimes piqûres marginales. Leicht gebraucht Umschlag, guter Zustand Fotografien, mit winzigen Flecken.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Trait d'Union sarl.]
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      1892 - un volume, bradel demi-maroquin (binding half morocco) vert sombre in-douze, dos long (spine without raised band) décoré or (gilt decoration), titre frappé or (gilt title), papier marbré aux plats (cover with marbled paper), tête lisse (top edge smooth), gouttière non rognée (edges no smoothes), marque-page en tissu (bookmark in tissue), couverture conservée (cover preserved), justification du tirage : tirage limité à 420 exemplaires (limited edition - 420 copies were printed), un des 400 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande (N° 180), orné d'une gravure sur cuivre (copperplate engraving) en noir en frontispice (avant la lettre) par Odilon Redon, naissances de rousseurs (beginning of the redness marks) mais vraiment rares et légères, 163 pages, 1892 Paris Bibliothèque Artistique et Littéraire Editeur, en bon état malgré le petit défaut signalé (very good condition in spite of the small defect indicated). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Feather

      T. Fisher Unwin, (The Children’s Library), 1892 - Frontispiece by Ford Madox Brown Small 8vo Binding with just a little wear and browning, spine slightly cocked, otherwise a very nice copy; inscription on fly-leaf and bookseller’s small label on front pastedown Harvey A2a Original white cloth with blue floral pattern repeated on end-papers and all edges, uniform with The Brown Owl [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bertram Rota Ltd]
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        The Book of Household Management comprising information for the Mistress, Housekeeper, Cook, Kitchen-Maid, Butler, Footman, .

      1892 1892 - London: Ward, Lock, Bowden, 1892. Thick 8vo. Orig. roan-backed cloth (slightly flecked). Spine extra gilt. (lii, 1644, 40pp.). With 13 full-page col. plates of which 2 are folding, 68 full-page steel-engrvs., numerous text-illusts., and adverts. Fine. NOTE: Among the additional recipes found in this edition are: Recipes for Kangaroo Tails, Parrot Pie, and Wallaby Roast. Because the imports of preserved Australian foods were making significant inroads into the English cuisine, the editors of Mrs. Beeton were anxious that recipes using these products were included.

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      Chicago: Donohue & Henneberry, []. 1892 - 448pp. plus six plates including frontispiece portrait, and inserted leaf of contents (found only in some copies). Publisher's cloth, boards stamped in blind, spine gilt. Boards and spine slightly worn and soiled, old library shelf label at bottom of spine. Institutional bookplate of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion on front pastedown. Inscription on recto of front fly leaf: "Limited to 250 copies and privately distributed." Additional half-page advertisement for the book, printed (carbon copy?) on recto and verso, tipped onto verso of frontispiece portrait. Slight age-toning in outer margins. A very good copy. A presentation copy, with the author's half- page gift inscription on the verso of the front fly leaf: "To my respected friend and comrade Colonel Charles W. Davis.Chicago.January 18, 1894." An important work, printed for the author. Turnley led an extremely active life during which he travelled through a good part of the western portion of the continent. After graduating from West Point, he served in the Mexican War in New Orleans, Veracruz, Monterey, and Mexico City. He spent a considerable time in Texas in the 1850s at Fort Brown, Austin, San Antonio, and along the Rio Grande. He accompanied Harney's Sioux expedition, went overland to Fort Bridger, Salt Lake, and points west. During the Civil War he was active on the Union side, politicked a bit, and went on a special commission to Denver. HOWES T429. GRAFF 4217.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Ten Years' Captivity in the Mahdi's Camp 1882-1892 from the Original Manuscripts of Father Joseph Ohrwalder. Late Priest of the Austrian Mission Station Oat Delen, in Kordofan

      London: Sampson Low, Marston & Company Limited 1892, 1st Edition. (Hardcover) xiipp. + 1 leaf,460pp. Very good. Octavo in original gilt lettered decorative green cloth and coated dark green endpapers with photogravure frontispiece and illustrations in text from photos. Spine slightly browned..

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      F. ROY 1892 - RO30079015: 504 + 456 + 480 + 504 + 455 pages. Nombreuses gravures en noir et blanc dans le texte et hors texte. Quelques gravures en couleurs hors texte. Titre, auteur, tomaison, 4 fleurons dorés sur le dos cuir marron. Petites épidermures. Tome 2 et 3 : état d'usage : pages détachées, ouvrage déboité. Avec une lettre de M. Henri Martin. In-4 Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Coins frottés. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 908.4434-Régionalisme : Ile-de-France [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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 - 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. Very 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. 1 Kg. 784 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      London: George Newnes, 1892. TWO VOLUMES UNIFORMLY BOUND. Bound by Bayntun of Bath. Covers with single gilt fillet borders. Spines with six panels, decorated and lettered in gilt. Publication dates at foot of spine (1892 and 1894).. All edges gilt. Inner dentelles. Marbled endpapers. Original covers bound-in at rear of each volume. "Adventures" cover is in the first state without address on street sign. First issue point in "Adventures" with mis-spelled "Violent Hunter" for "Violet Hunter" in page 317, line 23. Both volumes have previous owner's signature and address at top of a front preliminary page. "Adventures" has a very faint signature at top of the half-title page. Minor superficial scratch front cover of Volume 1. Illustrations by Sidney Paget. The "Adventures" contains the first 12 Sherlock Holmes stories, the "Memoirs" the next eleven. "The Adventure of the Cardboard Box" was not included in the first English edition of "Memoirs", but was added to later editions. A beautifully-bound set of these classic tales by Conan Doyle, both first editions! Green and Gibson A10 and A14. 317, 279pp.. First English Edition. Full Cranberry Morocco. Nearly Fine/No Jacket. Royal Octavo.

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        Proof portrait wood engraving of Harriet Beecher Stowe, and artist's Autograph Letter, signed concerning it, with another engraving of unidentified man

      n.p, 1892. (STOWE, HARRIET BEECHER) Stowe image 9-1/2 x 7-1/4 inches, 14 x 11 inches overall. . Stowe engraving with almost imperceptible tear without loss, others fine. Scribner's Magazine, February 1895, pp. 186-88 . Gustav Kruell (1843-1907) was born in Germany and established himself as an engraver in Stuttgart. He came to the US in 1873, and quickly obtained commissions from the leading illustrated periodicals. He fell under the artistic influence of the famed engraver W.J. Linton, with the result that his portraits took on a clarity and liveliness uncommon in his day. His most famous work is probably the Lincoln of 1891; the following year he produced the superb Stowe portrait offered here (Stowe died in 1896). His Autograph Letter, signed, written from East Orange, NJ to J.R. Mitchel conveying the proof, reads, "Your favor enclosing check if $15.00 for Portrait of Beecher Stowe came to me today--I send the same by express with this. I hope the picture will not disappoint you for I sought for no effect but tried to make every one see into this great woman who could [be?] so calm in a time of greatest excitements as only a true woman can do. Very truly yours, G. Kruell." Also included is a fine 5 x 7 proof portrait of an unidentified man--both it and the Stowe portrait are signed in the plate and in pencil below. A SUPERB IMAGE AND ARTIST'S COMMENTARY

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        A Short History of the English People [4 Volumes Expanded to 12 Volumes by the Insertion of 700 Plates]

      London: MacMillan and Co.. Near Fine. 1892. Hardcover. An extremely rare set, (probably unique) in an extremely beautiful binding by G. P. Putnam's and Sons. Printed by The Knickerbocker Press. Dark blue full leather with gilt bordered covers. Raised bands with gilt bordered compartments and lettering. Dentrile borders on inside brown leather covers with brown silk endpapers. T. E. G. Tissued guarded plates that are magnificent. Includes colored maps, engravings and illustrations depicting and emphasizing the culture of the English People. Images sent on request. Shipping and insurance charges at cost. ; Vol. 12VOL; Color Plates; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall .

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        A Short History of the English People

      94 - London - Macmillan and Co. 1892 - An illustrated edition of Green's influential Short History in smart uniform bindings, looking great on the shelf. Complete in Four Volumes. With a selection of plates and maps. John Richard Green, 1837-1883, was an English historian. Short History of the English People, a book that was extremely influential in the United States as well as throughout the British empire. . . Green's vivid story telling powers, as well as his facility in evoking places and characters, made his radical methodology and views palatable to his readers. Informed by a disdain for traditional political and military narratives and a reverence for the common people, the Short History was an important milestone in the development of social and cultural history -DNB. Condition: In half leather bindings. Externally, a little rubbing, prominent to the spines, with white marks (that may be removed with care and attention). The boards are very slightly warped. The front hinge of volume one is very slightly strained. Internally, firmly bound, generally clean, with some light browning, and occasional spots, prominent to the plates. Overall: VERY GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
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        A Short History of the English People. In four volumes

      94 - London - Macmillan and Co 1892 - A finely bound set of the Illustrated Edition of Green's influential history of England. Each volume has a bookbinder's stamp for Pearse, Warrington, to the verso of the front free-endpaper. Featuringnumerous illustrations,including tissue guarded coloured plates. With tissue guarded frontispiece maps to Volumes I and IV, and a fold out frontispiece of Old London Bridge to Volume III. Each front pastedown hasan armorial bookplate above the nameplate of W. Ernest Atkin. Each front free-endpaper has the pictorial bookplate of Ronald Cuttell. A photograph of the gravestone of John Richard Green, labelled 'Menton, Cote d'Azur' in ink,has been pasted to the front blank of Volume I. Complete in four volumes. Condition: In uniform half morocco bindings, with gilt top edges. Externally, some shelf wear. Internally, firmly bound and bright, with light marginal foxing. Small marginal marks to pages xxvi-50 of Volume I and p1483-1553 of Volume IV. A pleasing set. Overall: VERY GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
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        Portland City Directory 1892

      University of Portland, Portland, Ore 1892 - Excellent Library Rebinding. Binding is tight and pages are clean. No writing or marking noted in book. Boards are straight with corners just barely bumped. Text block and gutters are firm. 1236 pages.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: idaho jim]
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        Souvenirs de l'Annam et du Tonkin.

      Paris, Henri Charles-Lavauzelle, 1892 - Gd in-8° ; 300 pp.-8 croquis et plans in-texte, demi-basane verte, dos lisse, filets or, titre or, rel. de l'époque, bel exemplaire. ÉDITION ORIGINALE RARE SUR LA CONQUÊTE DE L'INDOCHINE. FIRST EDITION. VERY NICE COPY. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Hérodote]
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        On the occurrence of artesian and other underground waters in Texas

      GPO, Washington, DC 1892 - Rare (not in OCLC) Study of Ground Water in Texas, NM & IT in 1892; 19 Plates & Maps/Gift Copy. eastern New Mexico, and Indian Territory, west of the ninety-seventh meridian. By Robert Thomas Hill, assistant geologist for Texas.Condition: Binding gone; contents very good, including very large maps and profiles. 8vo, 41-166 pp. 6 fold. geol. maps Binding broken, boards gone, somewhat browned. Presentation copy. Inscribed on the caption title, "Prof Hitchcock Compls of Robert T. Hill March 1892". Federal report offprint, the gift of the author to Prof. Charles H. Hitchcock of Dartmouth College, nationally famed geologist. Stamp of New Hampshire State Library. Probably an appendix to 52 Cong. Senate Ex.doc. offprinted for its author. The maps include: "Geologic features of the Texas region", "Outline of the Llano Estacado.", 58 inch folding: "Geologic section and profile from Sea at New Orleans, La. to the Rocky Mountains Las Vegas, New Mexico". Definitive late 19th century Texas underground water report. Important Texana and geology association. Rare.

      [Bookseller: Murray Hudson]
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        Varones ilustres de la Compania de Jesus. Segunda edicion.

      Bilbao, 1887-1892. - 9 volumes in-4. Demi chagrin, dos à nerfs orné (Reliure de l'époque). Seconde édition très rare de cet ouvrage important, un des plus estimés du jésuite espagnol d'Eusebio de Nieremberg (1595-1658). La première édition parue sur près d'un siècle, entre 1643 et 1736, est pratiquement introuvable aujourd'hui. Ces 9 volumes retraçant la vie des jésuites les plus éminents dans les missions des quatre partries du monde, sont de la première importance pour l'histoire de l'Amérique (Etats-Unis, Brésil, Canada, Mexique, Perou, etc.), du Japon, de la Chine, de l'Afrique, etc., etc. Sabin dit concernant la première édition: "This work having been published at different periods during the space almost a century, complete sets are excessively rare. The interest of the work is not inferior to its rarity as it contains accounts of many early voyages to the Indies not elsewhere to be fond" . Bon exemplaire. Palau, 191024-9. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Comellas]
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        The Old Halls, Manors and Families of Derbyshire, by J.T. Volumes 1-4

      London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co.. 1892-1902.. Four large 4to volumes. [I] The High Peak Hundred (xvi, 286pp, errata slip). [II] The Appletree Hundred and the Wapentake of Wirksworth (xvi, 326pp). [III] The Scarsdale Hundred (xii, 286pp). [IV] The Hundred of Repton and Gresley and The Hundred of Morleston and Litchurch (xvi, 182pp). All volumes have numerous plates of houses and family crests (counted in the pagination, versos blank). The publisher's green morocco-grained cloth over bevelled boards, lettered in gilt and each volume with an illustration of Haddon Hall gilt-stamped on the upper board. Slight fading of the spines, the extremities a little rubbed, more so at head and tail of spine and the corners. All edges gilt. A few pages have a marginal line in faded blue pencil, otherwise very clean and crisp inside. A nice set in very good condition. .

      [Bookseller: Astrolabe Booksellers]
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        The Captain of the "Mary Rose". A Tale of To-morrow

      London: Tower Publishing Co., Ltd.,, 1892. Illustrated by the Chevalier Edouardo de Martino and Fred T. Jane. Large octavo. Original red pictorial cloth on bevelled boards, title and decoration in black and gilt to spine and upper board, olivine top-stain, pale grey flower sprigged endpapers. Frontispiece and 54 other plates. A little rubbed, lower board slightly mottled, a touch cocked, front hinge repaired, mild toning to the text, overall a very good copy. First edition, and uncommon thus, COPAC records copies of the first at BL and NMM only. Originally published in The Engineer between July and September 1892, here with additional illustrations by Fred Jane. A tale of naval warfare of the future by one of the most influential naval writers of the late nineteenth century, Clowes was successively correspondent of the Daily News, The Standard, and The Times, and editor-in-chief of the magisterial The Royal Navy: its History from the Earliest Times.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Bismarckbilder aus dem Sachsenwald

      Leipzig, Verlag Deutsche Literarische Gesellschaft 1892. Konvolut von 20 Fotografien, aufgezogen. Mit blauem Pappschuber in silbernem Prägedruck. Enthalten Sind die Fotos Bild 1: Einfahrt in Friederichsruh. Bild 2: Ansicht des Fürstenhauses mit Bismarck. Bild 3: Bismarcks Ausritt aus dem Park. Bild 4: Bismarck und Graf Herbert im Sachsenwald. Bild 5: Da kommt er. Bild 6: Ueberreichung eines Blumenstrausses. Bild 7: Bismarck mit dem Strausse. Bild 8: Huldigung auf der Brücke. Bild 9: Bismarckparade in Friedrichsruh. Bild 10: Bismarck und die Mütter. Bild 11: Begrüssung duch Offiziere. Bild 12: Bismarck und die Mädchenschule. Bild 13: Bismarck und die Knabenschule. Bild 14: Amerika bei Bismarck. Bild 15: Bismarcks Ausfahrt. Bild 16: Huldigung vor dem Fürstenhause. Bild 17: Huldigung vor dem Fürstenhause. Bild 18: Bismarck inmitten der Deutschen Radfahrer. Bild 19: Bismarck Spricht. Bild 20: Bismarksches Familienglück. Sehr gutes zeitgeschichtliches Exemplar..

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weber]
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        Oeuvres de Saint François de Sales. Edition complète d'après les autographes et les éditions originales. Tome I-XXVII. (Complete set in 27 volumes)

      Annecy (a.o.), Niérat (a.o.). 1892 - 1964. 27 volumes. Green cloth, gilt (only vol. 27 not uniform). Together ca. 12000 pages.; 25 cm. Text in French. - (sl. worn, small traces of monastic library tickets, stamps, some foxing) Although still very good set, see image.

      [Bookseller: Boekhandel - Antiquariaat Emile Kerssema]
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        Scenes From the Chiushingura and the Story of Forty-Seven Ronin, Collotyes by K. Ogawa, Descriptive Text by James Murdoch

      K. Ogawa, Tokyo 1892 - Meiji 25 (1892), string tied, decorated cardboard covers, 17 black and white collotypes, 52 pp. Each plate is preceded by a blank tissue guard. The book recreates a very famous incident in 1701 in which Asano Naganori (Lord Asano) was required to commit harakiri. His forty-seven samurai bodyguards, then reduced to the status of ronin, or masterless samurai, took revenge two years later by assassinating Lord Kira Yoshinaka, the individual responsible for Naganori's death. The ronin were then required by the Shogun to commit harakiri and buried with their master. The 17 collotype plates depict key events and settings in the story. Images involving actual characters are reenacted for the photographs. ~ Condition. The book is in Good condition. The covers have light overall soiling and toning. There is a vertical crease on left side of the front cover. The outside corners of the covers (front and back) are dog-eared and some of the internal pages are also. The spine cover, which is seldom seen on these books, is present but loose in some places. There are two gouges on the back cover. On is 1+ inch long and extends through the colophon page and into plate XVI. The other is 3/4 an inch and does not extends into the colophon page. Internally there is scattered foxing but the image areas are clean. Despite the flaws, the book is in above average condition for this book. ~~ More information, to include digital pictures, available on request. ~~~ Bulky book and extra postage will apply.

      [Bookseller: George C. Baxley]
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        Japanese Life

      K. Ogawa, Tokyo 1892 - Decorated card covers, string ties, 12 black and white collotype plates with a total of 27 different images. There are 7 plates with one image each and 5 plates with 4 images each. Each plate is protected by tissue guard and has a descriptive title below the image on the plate. Many seldom seen images to include "Darby and Joan (an elderly couple tending to chores) and an "old-time policeman and his catch." This books should not be confused with the K. Ogawa books (8vo) under a similar title, "Illustrations of Japanese Life". The images in that series are not found in this book. The book is accompanied by a Kelly & Walsh "Sole Agents" color woodblock insert page. ~ Condition. The book is in Fair condition. The front cover is present but completely severed along the right (binding) side. The back cover is firmly attached. Front inside cover has a bookplate reading "De la Bibliotheque Louis Becker." Both front and back covers have wear, light soiling and pieces missing, particularly along at the corners. Internally the book is clean and free of significant faults. The Kelly and Walsh insert has some light creasing but is very clean. ~~ More information, to included digital pictures, available on request.

      [Bookseller: George C. Baxley]
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        Costumes & Customs in Japan

      Tokyo 1892 - In phototype & from photographic negatives taken by him. Volume 2 ONLY. In brown decorative stiff paper wraps, edges and corners, worn and bumped, ink name to top right, library stamp to base of title, covers attached by string ties, no title to spine, ink name at head (Thomas Pugh Davies). Internally, library label and stamp to fep, 12 magnificent B&W images of Japanese ladies in their day to day costumes. Rare. Ogawa Kazuma (1860-1929) studied for 3 years in the US and was considered as pioneer of Japanese Photography. Has a loose slip stating its from the Kitty Davies Collection. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Madoc Books]
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        Character Sketches of Romance Fiction and the Drama.

      New York. Selmar Hess. 1892. - Illustrated throughout with hundreds of full page photogravures, etchings, wood engravings and typogravures depicting every imaginable subject. 4 volumes. Thick Folio. 11 in. x 14 in. Bound in 3/4 calf and gilt titled cloth covered boards. Gilt ruled spine compartments with gilt tooled motifs. Gilt tooled raised bands. Silk moire endsheets. a.e.g. An absolutley tremendous collection of superlative plates. Covers moderately rubbed, spine and hinges well rubbed, head and tail pieces chipped. Else a Very Good set with crisp internals and exquisite bright plates. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heldfond Book Gallery, Ltd. ABAA , ILAB]
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      Little, Brown, and Company, Boston 1892 - Rare Presentation Copy of the ninth edition and the last edited by Bartlett himself, this copy is warmly inscribed: "Mary D. Flagg / With the / sincere regard of / John Bartlett". In a handsome contemporary full crushed morocco leather binding. Spine ornately gilt, five raised bands, each compartment with fine gilt devices & decorations; boards with gilt rules and devices in the corners, gilt patterned inner dentelles. Text block clean, tight & sound. Minimal rubs. 8vo. 1158 pp. A bright, clean & lovely example of this American Classic seldom encountered inscribed. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Watercolor studies of two children and the head of a young woman, signed "Bemelmans"

      [N.p, n.d.] - 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 Image 9-3/4 x 4-1/2 inches; matted and framed to 17 x 11-3/4 inches overall. . Fine condition

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        EGYPT Part Second: Upper Egypt with Nubia

      Leipsic: Karl Baedeker. Very Good+. 1892. Hardcover. Lovely copy with only some browning to front endpaper and previous owner's name to first page ; With 11 maps and 26 plans; 8vo; 365 pages .

      [Bookseller: Complete Traveller Antiquarian Bookstore]
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        Dictionnaire de chimie pure et appliquée, comprenant : La chimie organique et inorganique, la chimie appliquée à l'industrie, à l'agriculture et aux arts, la chimie analytique, la chimie physique et la minéralogie

      Librairie Hachette et Cie, Paris 1892 - Ed. Librairie Hachette et Cie. 1892 à 1908, 11907 pages. Description des 14 volumes : Tome premier, première partie (non daté) : A - B (687 pages) Tome premier, deuxième partie (non daté) : C - G (969 pages) Tome second, première partie (non daté) : H - P (920 pages) Tome second, deuxième partie (non daté) : P ¿ S (696 pages) Tome troisième (non daté) : S ¿ Z (794 pages) Supplément, première partie (non daté) : A - F (848 pages) Supplément, deuxième partie (non daté) : G ¿ Z (864 pages) - Avec 2 planches dépliantes hors texte en fin d¿ouvrage. Deuxième supplément, tome premier (1892) : A - B (832 pages) Deuxième supplément, tome deuxième (1897) : C (753 pages) Deuxième supplément, tome troisième (1897) : D - E (789 pages) Deuxième supplément, tome quatrième (1901) : F - G (945 pages) Deuxième supplément, tome cinquième (1906) : H (648 pages) Deuxième supplément, tome sixième (1907) : I ¿ Plu (1024 pages) Deuxième supplément, tome septième (1908) : Pod ¿ Zym (1058 pages) Volumes reliés, demi-cuir Format : 17 x 25. BE intérieurs, pages légèrement jaunies, rousseurs (particulièrement en début et fin d¿ouvrages). TBE extérieurs, la reliure des tomes 5, 6 et 7 du deuxième supplément diffèrent visuellement. L'ensemble pesant plus de 26 kg, un supplément de frais de port sera demandé en fonction de la destination. A noter que pour l¿étranger (en dehors de l¿Union Européenne et de la Suisse) l¿envoi devra se faire sous la forme de deux colis, le maximum autorisé étant de 20 kg. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Pare Yannick]
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      DIEZ 1892 - R160111062: 299 pages. Couverture abîmé par une mouillure, ainsi que la page de garde et la page de titre, avec manque et tâches. In-12 Cartonnage d'éditeurs. Etat d'usage. Couv. défraîchie. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 0-GENERALITES [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: le-livre]
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