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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..

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat für Medizin - Fritz-Dieter S]
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        The One-Hoss Shay with Its Companion Poems How the Old Horse Won the Bet & The Broomstick Train

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

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

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

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

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

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        The Novels of Jane Austen in 10 Volumes

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

      [Bookseller: Stephen Foster Books]
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        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.

      [Bookseller: Librería Torreón de Rueda]
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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.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Jeremy Norman's Historyofscience.com]
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        [Dance Card or Carnet du Bal] Ball der Stadt Wein 7 Februar 1892

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Shelley and Son Books (IOBA)]
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        The works of John Greenleaf Whittier. [complete in 9 volumes]

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

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        Tales of the Pacific Slope - II

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

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        THE MARBLE FAUN Or, the Romance of Monte Beni

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

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        History of Methodism in Arkansas

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

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes & The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Butterflies from China, Japan, and Corea.

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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History]
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        MANON LESCAUT

      - París, MDCCCXCII [1892]. 8º m. Frontis, Portada, 1 h. 320 p. 1 h. Plena piel, nervios y tejuelos, lomo cuajado, cabecera dorada. - Edición bellamente ilustrada por Conconi, Marold y Rossí. Encuadernación firmada por F. Recht. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Berrocal Libros Antiguos]
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        Leipzig und seine Bauten

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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Alfred Tauchnitz]
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        Die Officinellen Pflanzen der Pharmacopoea Germanica für Pharmaceuten und Mediciner besprochen und durch Originalabbildungen erläutert.

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

      [Bookseller: Robert McDowell Antiquarian Books]
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        Catalogue of Chinese Coins from the VIIth Cent. B. C., to A. D. 621-1892, Including the Series in the British Museum

      London: Printed by Order of the Trustees, 1892 - First edition, first printing. Quarto, 29*20.2*3.8, wt:1.6kg, lxxii+443pp. A fine hardcover with clean pages, well illustrated with hundreds of pictures. [Attributes: First Edition; 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, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st Single Volume EditionVery good copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Publisher's device in gilt to spine, Spine bands and panel edges slightly dust-toned and rubbed as with age. Minor indented mark to front panel, with some light surface staining. Small nick towards top of spine. Corners bumped. Decorative endpapers. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 784 pages; Physical description: xxxviii, 39-784 p. ; 23 cm. Subjects: Jesus Christ - Biography. Includes introduction by Otto Pfliderer. Translation of: Das Leben Jesu ; previous ed. , 1846. Summary: George Eliot first major literary work was translating Strauss' Life of Jesus.

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        The Green Fairy Book

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

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        THREE PLAYS DEACON BRODIE BEAU AUSTIN ADMIRAL GUINEA

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

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

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

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        Memphis Howe School for Freedmen

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

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        Perlen aus der Instrumenten-Sammlung von Paul de Wit in Leipzig = Perles de la collection d'instruments de M. Paul de Wit à Leipzig (Saxe) = Pearls from the collection of musical instruments of Paul de Wit in Leipzig (Saxony).

      Verlag von P. de Wit, Leipzig, first edition, 1892. - Light blue cloth, mounted cover illustration, oblong folio, 23 x 37 cm, 14, [1] pp, 16 chromolithograph plates by Emil Pinkau. A magnificently-illustrated catalogue of nearly 200 antique musical instruments loaned by Paul de Wit to a Viennese exhibition, the text being given in German, French and English. Paul de Wit was founder and editor of the Zeitschrift fur Instrumentenbau, a viola da gamba player and one of the keenest and most successful 19th century collectors of obsolete instruments, who had already sold two previous collections to the Prussian Government to found the Berlin Academy of Music's collection. In the words of a contemporary reviewer this third collection included "many remarkable specimens of the keyboard kind, clavichords, spinets or virginals, and harpsichords, many of these being of great beauty and originality of decoration ; there are also Positive and Portable organs as well as Regals, those scarce instruments of which Herr de Wit has a large and a small specimen. As to lutes and viols and their kin there is all the keenest student may care to see." The illustrations - nearly 200 in all, with between 1 and 50 on each of 16 plates - are superb examples of the accuracy and beauty of representation achievable through chromolithographic reproduction of photographic images. The illustrations comprise: early keyboard instruments (plates 1 - 10), harps (plate 11), plucked instruments (plates 12 - 13), stringed bowed instruments (plate 14), brass, woodwind and percussion instruments (plates 15 - 16). PRESENTATION COPY warmly inscribed by the author to "Mr Henry John Dale" on a blank leaf, and signed and dated by de Wit. covers slightly rubbed, a little light agetoning and occasional minor foxing to contents, Very Good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

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

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        GREAT OPPORTUNITIES FOR FARMERS, BUSINESS MEN AND INVESTORS IN NEBRASKA, NORTHWESTERN KANSAS AND EASTERN COLORADO

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

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        NATURAL HISTORY OF THE NESTS AND EGGS OF BRITISH BIRDS

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

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        DICTIONNAIRE DE BOTANIQUE 4 VOL. PLANCHES COULEURS

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

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

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

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        Les Tumeurs de la Vessie

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

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        Dix Annees En Equatoria Le Retour D'Min Pacha Et L'Expedition Stanley

      Librairie De Firmin-Didot, Paris 1892 - 4to. Text in French. Full tan calf with lavish gilt tooling to boards and embossed colour illustration of white, flamingo-like bird on front board. Raised bands, gilt tooling to spine compartments, silk endpapers, and dentelle decoration on inner edges. . All books in fine collectible condition unless otherwise noted. Orders are professionally packed and shipped promptly. O11 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        DIX ANNÉES EN ÉQUATORIA. LE RETOUR D&#146;EMIN PACHA ET L&#146;EXPÉDITION STANLEY.

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

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        The Origin of Metallic Currency and Weight Standards

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

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