The viaLibri website requires cookies to work properly. You can find more information in our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Displayed below are some selected recent viaLibri matches for books published in 1892

        FAMILIAR QUOTATIONS: A COLLECTION OF PASSAGES, PHRASES, AND PROVERBS TRACED TO THEIR SOURCES IN ANCIENT AND MODERN LITERATURE. Signed

      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]
 1.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Born In Exile

      Adam & Charles Black, London 1892 - Adam and Charles Black 1892 1st ed. 3 volumes complete set, moderate rubbing to all covers and edges; vol.1:creasing to corners, back hinge little shaky but no cracks; vol.2: light stain on front board, binding little relaxed but sound; vol.3 problem free. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Book Bungalow]
 2.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        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

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
 3.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        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]
 4.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        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]
 5.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        DIE LAGE DER ARBEITENDEN KLASSE IN ENGLAND

      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]
 6.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Mistress Branican.

      Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd., London 1892 - First English Edition. 8vo. viii, 360 pages. Frontis. and 80 plates. Full calf prize binding by Macniven & Wallace, Edinburgh., raised bands, gilt, ruled gilt on boards. AEG. Gilt on spine a little rubbed. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leakey's Bookshop Ltd.]
 7.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Pride and Prejudice - Leather and gilt FINE BINDING

      Roberts Brothers, Boston USA 1892 - A simply gorgeous two volume set, originally issued as a strictly limited edition of 250 copies in 1892, these two copies have been rebound at a later date and to a very high standard indeed. The elegant result magnifies the virtues. The leather spines which wrap around the front and back boards, have gilt titling, and five raised bands. The cover boards are in a hard grain brown cloth, with Jane Austen's signature in gilt on the front. The text blocks have been kept exactly as issued, which means the three edges are attractively untrimmed. The high quality hot pressed paper has taken the text cleanly, as befits the very limited print run of just 250 copies. The frontispiece used for volume one shows Elizabeth, Darcy, and Sir William, and volume two shows Elizabeth and Darcy walking together. Both are clean prints of etchings, and the plate mark shows clearly around them, with tissue guards and captions in red. The grading is Near Fine, but this is taking the age of the books into consideration. The corners of the cloth cover boards are a bit soft. A most attractive and enduring collectable, this beautiful set is bound well enough to last for generations, as befits an imperishable classic. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Booksniffer]
 8.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Sense and Sensibility Vols I-II

      J.M. DENT, LONDON 1892 - Leather spine & corners, illustrated, marbled boards, gold gilt top fore edge, tissue guards on illustrations, 5 raised ribs on spine, gold gilt lettering on spine, marbled boards. General shelf wear, rubbed extremities, tanned spine, light foxing throughout, but endpages have more foxing, good binding, clean bodies, unmarked texts, and hinges are intact. DATE PUBLISHED: 1892 EDITION: 163+218 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
 9.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Jane Austen Novels Mansfield Park 2 volumes

      JM DENT AND CO, LONDON 1892 - 3/4 Leather bound beautiful light and dark blue red brown marble boards november 1892, vol1 245 pgs vol2 249 pgs DATE PUBLISHED: 1892 EDITION: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
 10.   Check availability:     IberLibro     Link/Print  


        Barrack-Room Ballads and Other Verses. First Edition.

      Methuen and Co. 1892 - Numbered 12 of 30 copies printed on "Japanese paper," "of which 20 are for sale." Bound in white cloth with vellum spine, gilt lettering and decorative lines, gilt top edge. Thick paper with deckle edges; interior clean and tight with original (?) sheet of tissue laid in before red-accented title page. Gilt rubbed off in some spots on back board. Spine and cloth now dark cream color from age or soiling; thin, dark brown line of stain on front board, about 1-1/2" long; bump and small gouge (1/4") in cloth along back edge; vellum chipped at head of spine just above decorative gilt line. Smudge at edge of half title. A pleasing copy of this all-too-rare volume. "Methuen & Co." is minutely written on the limitation page, apparently in the same ink and hand as "12". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Trilby & Co. Books]
 11.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Story of the Crusades, with a Magnificent Gallery of One Hundred Full-page Engravings by the World-renowned Artist, Gustave Dore

      P.W. Zeigler & Co., Philadelphia 1892 - Pictorial grey/green cloth binding rubbed at spine ends, corners; boards smudged; hinges cracked & separating; front eps chipped at edges & 3" closed tears near bottom corners; a few sm. closed tears to bottom edges of interior leaves; leaf edges, paste-downs, eps foxed/smudged, else a nice, clean volume, w/ bright, crisp and clear ils. No dj.; Many fine b&w Dore ils.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 470 pages [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hyde Brothers, Booksellers]
 12.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Scenes in Nikko and Vicinity by K. Ogawa, Photographer, Tokyo, Japan in Collotype & from Photographic Negatives Taken by Him

      K. Ogawa, Tokyo 1892 - [12 High Quality Collotype Plates of Temples and Relics in Nikko by the famous Japanese Photographer and Printer, Kazumasa (aka Kazuma or Isshin) Ogawa]. Published ca 1892, folio (11 1/2 x 16 in - 30 x 40.5 cm), no text, 12 pp. The book contains 12 black and white collotypes with descriptive titles printed on the plate under the image. Each collotype has a tissue guard type protector. The collotypes measure approximately 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. There is no colophon. Wenckstern notes this book was published in the period between 1891-1893. Collotypes are: 1) Interior Shrine of Iye-mitsu, 2) Interior Haiden of Iye-yasu Shrine, 3) Karamon Gate, 4) Karamon inside, 5) Side view of Haiden Iye-yasu, 6) Interior Haiden 7) Side view of Haiden Iye-yasu 8) Interior Haiden, 9) Interior from side view Shrine of Iye-mitsu, 10) Gate of Chinese woods, from in side Tomb of Iye-mitus, 11) Side view Door of Shrine of Iye-mitsu and 12) Front view Interior of Iye-mitsu Shrine ~ Condition. The book is in Very Good condition. There is a 1 inch tear along the bottom edge of the front cover. Each plate has the plate number written lightly in pencil at the top. Some light foxing, primarily on the tissue guards. ~~ More information, to included digital pictures, available on request.

      [Bookseller: George C. Baxley]
 13.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        The Humourist

      London: John C. Nimmo,, 1892. A Collection of Entertaining Tales, Anecdotes, Epigrams, &c. 4 volumes octavo (194 × 142 mm) Early twentieth-century tan half morocco on matching linen boards by Bayntun, title gilt to spines, raised bands, French fillet panels to the compartments, single gilt rule spine and corner edges, top edges gilt, others uncut, marbled endpapers. Hand-coloured frontispiece, title-page vignette and 8 plates to each volume. A little rubbed at the extremities, head-caps chipping, minor repairs to volumes 1 & 2 but remains a pretty enough set. First thus, number 251 of an edition of 260. This presented to Harold Nicolson by Horace Rumbold in 1929, inked inscription to the first blank of volume I. Nicolson had served under Rumbold twice, the second occasion being in Berlin 1928, Nicolson resigned from the diplomatic service in September, 1929, and Rumbold retired in 1933. Nicolson described Rumbold in the following terms; "The eye-glass in his eye, the vagueness of response, even the half-opened mouth indicated an attitude of mind which the English could recognise as post-Etonian but which the unwary foreigner sometimes mistook for lack of alertness … he had merely trained himself to appear more English than any Englishman had ever seemed before. And if his manner ever misled a foreigner into underrating his intelligence, that foreigner was quickly disabused" (quoted in ODNB). An excellent association copy.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
 14.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


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

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

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
 15.   Check availability:     IOBABooks     Link/Print  


        Codice Mendieta: Documentos Franciscanos Siglos XVI y XVII

      Imprenta de Francisco Diaz de Leon, Mexico City 1892 - 2 volumes bound in one: xvi+280 pages; 280 pages. Octavo (9" x 5 3/4") bound in full leather with red and black labels on spine in gilt lettering. Nueva Coleccion de Documentos para la Historia de Mexico, volumes IV and V. From the library of George M Foster. Limited to 200 copies. 1st edition. The Codex Mendieta is a collection of documents and letters relating to the writings of Mendieta to his superiors in both the church and state. In volume two there is a discussion of the codex Tlatelolco. This is volumes IV and V of the five volume in the Neuva Coleccion de Documentos para la Historia de Mexico. Joaquín García Icazbalceta defined his primary role as "writing nothing new but gathering materials that others might do so." As a collector, bibliographer, and editor of historical and linguistic documents he received in his life-time and afterwards much well-derserved acclain for meticulously carrying out this important mission. His works have generally withstood the test of time, and are a modern point of departure for serious study of colonial Mexico. About 1849 Garcia Icazbalceta began to form a "Collection of Documents for the History of America," which eventually grew to 87 large volumes, each containing one or more copies of original manuscripts, some of the highest importance. Fortunately, after Garcia Icazbalceta's death his large manuscript collection and important library of 12,000 volumes remained relatively intact. The manuscript collection passed nearly complete by sale to the University of Texas Library in 1937. Condition: Two volumes wonderfully rebound in one volume else a very good to fine set of an extremely rare item. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Book Collector, Inc.]
 16.   Check availability:     IberLibro     Link/Print  


        CÓDICE MENDIETA. DOCUMENTOS FRANCISCANOS SIGLOS XVI y XVII.

      - México. Imp. Francisco Díaz de León. 1892. 2 tomos. 22x14 cm. T.I, XVI + 280 págs. * T.II, 3h. 280 págs. holandesa piel, nervios, tejuelos, guardas al agua. Edición de 200 ejemplares. Importante para el estudio sobre los indios de América, unos pocos subrayados a lapicero. Perfecto ejemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Torreón de Rueda]
 17.   Check availability:     IberLibro     Link/Print  


        Maud Humphrey's Book of Fairy Tales,

      Frederick A. Stokes, New York 1892 - Folio. 12 full page chromolithographed plates (including the title page) plus in-text color illustrations, all printed on one side only on heavy paper. The binding is a red cloth spine, printed paper boards (both upper and lower) showing Little Red Riding Hood. The boards are rough and worn at the edges and corners, with a stain on the lower corner of the upper board, rear inner hinge cracked but strong; the text block is a very good to near fine, with only the occasional light soil to a few of the plates. A surprisingly rare book by the iconic Maud Humphrey, who trained, inter alia, under James McNeil Whistler. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books, ABAA]
 18.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        SOME RECORDS OF CRIME (being the diary of a year, official and particuilar, of an officer of the Thuggee and Dacoitie Police)

      London, Sampson Low, Marston & Company Limited, 1892.. FIRST EDITION 1892, 2 volumes, complete set, 8vo, approximately 210 x 140 mm, 8½ x 5½ inches, pages: xi, [1], 1-459, [1]; xi, [1], 1-546, with index, bound in red cloth, gilt lettering to spines, small gilt stamp at tail of East India United Services Club, edges speckled red. Spines slightly faded, gilt bright, corners very slightly rubbed, tail of spine on Volume II just very slightly worn, a couple of tiny water spots to upper cover of Volume II, bookplate of East India U. S. C. on front pastedowns, some top margins very slightly dusty, an occasional pale fingermark. A very good sturdy set. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. A heavy set which may require extra postage.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
 19.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Iola Leroy, or Shadows Uplifted

      Philadelphia: Garrigues Brothers. 1892. First. First edition. Brown cloth gilt. Frontispiece portrait of the author (occasionally lacking). Introduction by William Still. A fine copy with just the slightest of bumping at the corners and hinge repaired, the gilt bright and unrubbed. Small stamp of the Anti-Slavery and Aborigines Protection Society on first blank, and beneath that Inscribed by Harper in pencil: "C. Impey. Street Somerset 1893 from the Author (and Publisher W. Still)".The only novel by Harper, better known for her poetry and essays, this was long considered the first novel to be published by an African-American woman, until Henry Louis Gates, Jr. advanced the cause of Harriet E. Wilson's Our Nig (1859).Although this novel contains many conventional elements, it also concerns itself with the personal independence of women of color, and particularly of the race in general. The protagonist, the daughter of a wealthy white father, is unaware that her mother is not only mulatto, but also the property of the husband. Iola and her brother and sister lead lives of privilege in North Carolina and at an expensive boarding school until her father dies, when her uncle claims them as slaves. Soon liberated by the Union Army, she offers her services as a nurse, and attracts the attentions of a white doctor, who discovers she is of mixed race, and encourages her to "pass" for white, which she rejects, setting off to seek her parents accompanied by a light-skinned black doctor instead. Iola commits herself to the education and furtherance of her race, and particularly of the freed slave, but is especially adamant about maintaining her status as an employed woman, saying at one point: "I think that every woman should have some skill or art which would insure her at least a comfortable support. I believe there would be less unhappy marriages if labor were more honored among women." Iola is also strongly in support of the temperance movement and in the principles of the Women's Christian Temperance Union in particular. While the novel has a conventional ending -- Iola marries the black doctor -- she continues her educational endeavors and social work as a married woman.The inscription in this copy is to Catherine Impey (of Street Somerset) a British Quaker activist against racial discrimination who founded Britain's first anti-racist journal, Anti-Caste, in 1888. The journal focused largely on issues in America. In 1893, she formed The Society for the Recognition of the Universal Brotherhood of Man, with the American Ida B. Wells, who visited her in Britain to campaign against lynching.This is the first of only four 19th Century editions. In addition to this first edition, there was a second edition published by Garrigue Brothers in 1893; the third edition, published by James H. Earle, which is dated 1892, but is stated third edition, and was probably published after 1893; and a fourth edition, also published by Earle, in 1895. OCLC locates 28 copies of the first edition, a surprisingly large number, all but a handful are found in the libraries of traditionally black colleges, where they would have been of particular interest, and more readily available at an early date. However, the list of institutions that do not have a copy of the first edition is impressive. A single inferior copy at auction in the past 25 years. We have occasionally, if infrequently, seen copies of the later printings, this is the third copy of the first edition we've seen in 30 years; in beautiful condition, the only signed copy of which we are aware, and a pleasing association. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
 20.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        The Discovery of North America; A Critical, Documentary, and Historic Investigation (Three Part Set)

      London: Henry Stevens and Son. 1892. First. First edition, limited issue. Copy no. 29 of 40 on Dutch hand-made paper, from a limited edition of 380 copies. Quarto. Titles in red and black, with 23 maps (some double-paged) and tissue guards. Three parts in the original wrappers, all unopened. Chipping to the edges of the wraps, with two 4-inch chips to the corners of the front wrap on part one, else a very good set. Henry Harrisse wrote extensively on Christopher and Ferdinand Columbus, the Cabots (John and Sebastian), and the early voyages of American exploration. The Discovery of North America, his magnum opus, is considered one of the greatest contributions to the history of American geography. Scarce in the original wrappers. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
 21.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        La Danse. Vingt dessins de Paul Renouard. Transposes en harmonies de couleurs. [ Tanz. Zwanzig Zeichnungen. Umgesetzt in die Harmonie der Farben.]

      Paris. Charles Gillot. 1892. - GrGrSchr20-305302 In folio, 52 x 37 cm. Deux pages de titre et de matieres de tables, la troisieme page avec avis des editeurs Charles Gillot et Theodore Child. 20 pl.en couleurs montees (26 x 20 cm.) sur papier de Chine, l’ensemble dans une enveloppe de papier brune, avec des dechirures et quelques froissures, part. reparees. La cartonnage un peu brunie aux bords, la page de titre reparee avec ruban adhesive resistant, mais avec une dechirure de 15 cm. Les pl. 12, 13 et 20 avec une dechirure de 2 cm, mais les pl. memes belles et propres. L'edition est de 275 expl. sur papier de Chine, num. de 1 a 275 et de vingt expl. sur papier de Japon, num. I - XX, le notre avec no. 234. Paul Renouard, artiste francais, influence par Degas et Manet, disciple de Isidore Pils en 1868 et un des decorateurs a l'Opera de Paris. Premiere exhibition au Salon de 1877. Les litographies en couleurs de "La Danse" sont produits en collaboration avec l'imprimeur Charles Gillot, qui a transforme les dessins en b/n de Renouard en couleurs avec un proces special, patente "Gillotage", l'ensemble en consultation avev Renouard, ceci influence aussi par Whistler. -- Folio. 52x37cm. Titelblatt, Inhaltsblatt, dritte Seite mit Mitteilung der Herausgeber Charles Gillot und Theodore Child. Komplett mit allen 20 montierten Farblithographien (26x20cm) auf Chinapapier in einfachem, braunen bedruckten Papierumschlag. Das Titelblatt mit einem mit säurefreiem Filmoplast hinterlegten ca. 15 cm langen Einriss. Das Blatt mit der Tafelaufzählung wohl nachträglich schief (ca. 1 cm) am Innenrand beschnitten. Der Papierumschlag im Randbereich und Rücken mit bis zu 8cm langen, teils fachgerecht hinterlegten Einrissen sowie Knickspuren. Die Kartons wenig randgebräunt, selten mit Fingerfleck im Randbereich, die Nummern 12 und 13 mit ca. 2 cm Einriss am oberen Rand, Nr. 20 am linken Seitenrand. Die Grafiken schön sauber. L’edition est de 275 (295) expl., le notre avec no. 234. -- Die Auflage betrug 275 Expl. auf Chinapapier, numeriert von 1 - 275 und 20 Expl. auf Japanpapier, num. I-XX, unser Expl. hat die Nr. 234. -- Charles Renouard, französ. Künstler, beeinflußt von Degas und Manet, war 1868 Schüler von Isidore Pils und hat an der Ausgestaltung der Pariser Oper mitgewirkt. 1877 seine erste Ausstellung im Salon. Charles Gillot hat in einem speziellen, von ihm erfundenen und patentierten Verfahren, der "Gillotage", die schwarz-weiss Zeicnungen Renouards mit dessen Konsultation in von Whistler beeinflusste Farblitographien umgewandelt. 1200

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
 22.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Bismarck kommt!,, aus der Reihe:"Politischer Bilderbogen" Nr.1

      Dresden, Verlag der Druckerei Glöß, 1892 - ORDENTLICHES EXEMPLAR, außen leicht unfrisch, die Knickkanten stellenweise fast unmerklich hinterlegt "Die zentrale Aussage des Bilderbogens läuft auf die Verächtlichmachung von Parlament und Regierung hinaus. Die `Judenbörse` mitten im Reichstag, Chaos, Rauferein und das feige Verhalten der meisten Parlamentarier beim Auftreten Bismarcks denunzieren die Institution und das Parlament insgesamt. Bismarck wird als Repräsentant des von Regierungspolitik und Judentum bedrohten und vom Parlament im Stich gelassenen Bauernstandes präsentiert. Dass nur die Antisemiten, als Schutzmacht der Bauern, den `Reichsgründer` freudig empfangen, rückt sie in eine politische Nähe zum Exkanzler, die es in Wirklichkeit nicht gab. Wie viele andere Parteien und Verbände des `nationalen Lagers` versuchten auch die Antisemiten vom Bismarck-Kult zu profitieren, um sich politisch aufzuwerten und Respektabilität zu verschaffen." (Thomas Gräfe, "Antisemitismus in Gesellschaft und Karikatur des Kaiserreichs. Glöß` Politische Bilderbogen 1892-1901") Die Reihe erschien in 33 Folgen zwischen 1892 und 1901. Der Verlag schreibt dazu: "Dieser Bogen hat Aufnahme im Bismarck Minusmuseum zu Schönhausen gefunden. Er schildert mit drastischem Humor Bismarcks Eintritt in den Reichstag, wo eine grauenvolle Panik ausbricht". - Eines der Blätter bezeichnet "S. Horn" (sonst nicht weiter nachweisbar, sicher das Pseudonym des Zeichners), die Texte erschienen anonym, werden aber verlässlich dem Dresdner antisemitischen Schriftsteller Max Bewer zugeschrieben. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 0 (aufgefaltet ca. 50 x 64 cm), gefalteter Bilderbogen

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Im Baldreit]
 23.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        MEMORIAS DE LA COMISIÓN DEL MAPA GEOLÓGICO DE ESPAÑA. Descripción Física y Geológica de la Provincia de Vizcaya, por D. 1ª edición, rara

      - Madrid. Imprenta y Fundición de Manuel Tello, impresor de Cámara de S.M. 1892. 4º mayor, 192pp-1h-3 láminas correspondientes a 3 planos plegados a color mapa de la provincia de Vizcaya y 2 perfiles de cortes geológicos litográficos grabados por H. Beyrich fuera de texto. Encuadernación holandesa piel puntas época, nervios e hierros al oro en lomera. El segundo corte geológico con muy ligeras imperfecciones en delantero. Magnífico estado de conservación, interior límpido. Rara, no en BGE ni CCPB. [PRIMERA EDICION]Imagen en sitio virtual de MIMO Libros [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MIMO Libros]
 24.   Check availability:     IberLibro     Link/Print  


        La vélocipédie pour tous.

      Librairie - imprimeries réunies 1892 - - Librairie - imprimeries réunies, Paris 1892, In 8 (14,5x21,6cm), 272pp., relié. - Edition originale illustrée de très nombreuses vignettes sur bois. Encyclopédie des sports. Demi Chagrin rouge d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné de filets. Plat supérieur frappé à chaud de l'emblème de l'Institution des Chartreux à Lyon. Un coin légèrement enfoncé. Bel exemplaire. Encyclopédie et manuel du vélo, richement illustré (historique, les machines, costumes, accessoires, cartes, hygiène, courses.) 272pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
 25.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        La débâcle.

      Charpentier 1892 - - Charpentier, Paris 1892, 11,5x18,5cm, relié. - Edition originale sur papier courant. Reliure en demi chagrin sapin, dos à cinq nerfs sertis de filets dorés orné de doubles caissons dorés agrémentés de motifs typographiques dorés, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, tête dorée, reliure de l'époque. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à M. Lehmann. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
 26.   Check availability:     IberLibro     Link/Print  


        LA DEBACLE par EMILE ZOLA 1892

      PARIS: BIBLIOTHEQUE - CHARPENTIER, 1892. Book. Good. Hardcover. TITLE: LA DEBACLE par EMILE ZOLA 1892 AUTHOR: EMILE ZOLA PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) / COPYRIGHT: BIBLIOTHEQUE - CHARPENTIER, PARIS 1892 EDITION: First Edition assumed (Unsure about title, author, publisher with the book being in French!!!) CATEGORY: Foreign, Literature, Decorative BINDING/COVER: Hardback without dust jacket COLOR: DARK GREEN WITH A MAROON SPINE CONDITION: (Unsure about title, author, publisher with the book being in French!!!) The outside of book is in good condition; there is some light scuffs and rubbing present; the corner edges are rubbed. There are light brown or yellowish like shades of spots to the pages. Book is without marks or writings, pages are browning clean and book is tight and sturdy. All the pages are present in book. SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 636 pages. Good/None dust jacket condition. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: (Unsure about title, author, publisher with the book being in French!!!) LES ROUGON - MACQUART. There are similar condition copies from BIBLIOTHEQUE - CHARPENTIER, PARIS 1892 selling in the $1950 range on the internet at the time of this listing/research!!!! COMPETITIVE PRICING! Once paid, book(s) will ship immediately to customer (it's on the way), you are welcomed to email about shipment date! REFUNDS: All ViewFair books, prints, and manuscript items are 100% refundable up to 14 business days after item is received. InvCodePrc 1350 E H V VIEWFAIR BOOKS: 007475 .

      [Bookseller: FairView Books]
 27.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        The Countess Kathleen

      T. Fisher Unwin, London 1892 - First edition of Yeats's first play, published in T. Fisher Unwin's Cameo Series. Cream paper backed green boards, with overlapping fore-edges. Corners bumped; ow very little wear. Inscription "with love" from "R.M." to Agnes Garrison at Bedford Park on October 5, 1892. Numerous watercolour or gouache paintings of flowers in the white spaces of pages. A very charmingly embellished copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wootton's Books]
 28.   Check availability:     IberLibro     Link/Print  


        Diccionario General de Cocina, Ilustrado con cromos de lujo.

      José María Faquineto, Madrid 1892 - 2 volumes. 4to. 1019; 1031, (2) pp. Contemporary full sprinkle\d leather; spines in six compartments with raised bands, green leather lettering labels, gilt. Illustrated with chromolithographs, including a chromolithograph title page in volume 1 in addition to the typeset title. Corner of one volume bumped else a fine set. In Spanish. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books, ABAA]
 29.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Edward Burne-Jones. a Record and Review.

      George Bell., London 1892 - 4to. White cloth with bevelled edges; title lettering gilt; spine lettering gilt; top edge gilt. xi + 130 pp. plus plates hors du texte. Frontispiece and 3 additional photgravure plates + 74 half-tone plates. Light foxing throughout. In the original publisher slip-case, this darkened and rubbed, but entire and intact. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Roe and Moore]
 30.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        LE CHATEAUX DES CARPATHES [G]

      J. Hetzel,, Paris 1892 - LE VOYAGES EXTRAORDINAIRES.; 6 CHROMOS WITH OTHER B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" ; 199, [8] pages; C.1892. 4to. 199, (8 ads) pp. 6 color plates, b&w frontis, dozens of text illustrations after L. Bennett. Red cloth stamped in black, elaborate color illustration of a ship [steamer J. Verne]. On front cover. Binding lightly soiled and worn, some light foxing andtoning. A striking appearance. Graphic of tp and frontis also available. French Language; 0 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: poor man's books (mrbooks)]
 31.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        A Treatise on the Laws Regulating the Manufacture and Sale of Intoxicating Liquors

      West Publishing Co., Saint Paul, MN 1892 - liii, 711pp. including a large index which gives descriptions of what each word means and a list of topics related to that word and on what page you will locate the description, such as; SALOON; Not necessarily a place where liquor is sold, p.22. Displaying license in, p.152, Employment of women, p. 234, 235. POLICE POWER; explanation of general theory of, p.24-36. defined, p.24. Personal Liability of Wife, Husband and wife jointly liable. Also contains sections for the definition of each intoxicating liquor. Bound in full tan calf centrally stamped with the seal of the board of police commissioners to upper board and lower spine, also stamped on endpapers, raised bands, red leather label gilt, edges rubbed. A handsome, clean copy of this very interesting and scarce treatise. Size: Thick Octavo [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA]
 32.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Padlocks and Girdles of Chastity. An Historical and descriptive Notice. To which is added Freydier's Speech against their use in France (Re Lajon versus Berlhe, -- Breach of promise of marriage)

      Paris: Isidore Liseux. 1892. First Edition. Hardcover. First edition in English. 104pp. Contemporary brown half morocco with gold ornaments and lettering on the spine panel. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed, marbled endpapers. Five in-text illustrations. Some wear along the spine and, less pronounced, to corner tips, small label with dealer description on the front free endpaper. A nice very good copy. Translated from the French. ; Small octavo .

      [Bookseller: Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB]
 33.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        SOME RECORDS OF CRIME (being the diary of a year, official and particuilar, of an officer of the Thuggee and Dacoitie Police).

      London, Sampson Low, Marston & Company Limited, 1892.FIRST EDITION 1892, 2 volumes, complete set, 8vo, approximately 210 x 140 mm, 8½ x 5½ inches, pages: xi, [1], 1 - 459, [1]; xi, [1], 1 - 546, with index, bound in red cloth, gilt lettering to spines, small gilt stamp at tail of East India United Services Club, edges speckled red. Spines slightly faded, gilt bright, corners very slightly rubbed, tail of spine on Volume II just very slightly worn, a couple of tiny water spots to upper cover of Volume II, bookplate of East India U. S. C. on front pastedowns, some top margins very slightly dusty, an occasional pale fingermark. A very good sturdy set. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. A heavy set which may require extra postage.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
 34.   Check availability:     maremagnum.com     Link/Print  


        Iola Leroy, or Shadows Uplifted

      Philadelphia: Garrigues Brothers. 1892. First. First edition. Brown cloth gilt. Frontispiece portrait of the author (occasionally lacking). Introduction by William Still. A fine copy with just the slightest of bumping at the corners and hinge repaired, the gilt bright and unrubbed. Small stamp of the Anti-Slavery and Aborigines Protection Society on first blank, and beneath that Inscribed by Harper in pencil: "C. Impey. Street Somerset 1893 from the Author (and Publisher W. Still)".The only novel by Harper, better known for her poetry and essays, this was long considered the first novel to be published by an African-American woman, until Henry Louis Gates, Jr. advanced the cause of Harriet E. Wilson's Our Nig (1859).Although this novel contains many conventional elements, it also concerns itself with the personal independence of women of color, and particularly of the race in general. The protagonist, the daughter of a wealthy white father, is unaware that her mother is not only mulatto, but also the property of the husband. Iola and her brother and sister lead lives of privilege in North Carolina and at an expensive boarding school until her father dies, when her uncle claims them as slaves. Soon liberated by the Union Army, she offers her services as a nurse, and attracts the attentions of a white doctor, who discovers she is of mixed race, and encourages her to "pass" for white, which she rejects, setting off to seek her parents accompanied by a light-skinned black doctor instead. Iola commits herself to the education and furtherance of her race, and particularly of the freed slave, but is especially adamant about maintaining her status as an employed woman, saying at one point: "I think that every woman should have some skill or art which would insure her at least a comfortable support. I believe there would be less unhappy marriages if labor were more honored among women." Iola is also strongly in support of the temperance movement and in the principles of the Women's Christian Temperance Union in particular. While the novel has a conventional ending -- Iola marries the black doctor -- she continues her educational endeavors and social work as a married woman.The inscription in this copy is to Catherine Impey (of Street Somerset) a British Quaker activist against racial discrimination who founded Britain's first anti-racist journal, Anti-Caste, in 1888. The journal focused largely on issues in America. In 1893, she formed The Society for the Recognition of the Universal Brotherhood of Man, with the American Ida B. Wells, who visited her in Britain to campaign against lynching.This is the first of only four 19th Century editions. In addition to this first edition, there was a second edition published by Garrigue Brothers in 1893; the third edition, published by James H. Earle, which is dated 1892, but is stated third edition, and was probably published after 1893; and a fourth edition, also published by Earle, in 1895. OCLC locates 28 copies of the first edition, a surprisingly large number, all but a handful are found in the libraries of traditionally black colleges, where they would have been of particular interest, and more readily available at an early date. However, the list of institutions that do not have a copy of the first edition is impressive. A single inferior copy at auction in the past 25 years. We have occasionally, if infrequently, seen copies of the later printings, this is the third copy of the first edition we've seen in 30 years; in beautiful condition, the only signed copy of which we are aware, and a pleasing association. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
 35.   Check availability:     IOBABooks     Link/Print  


        The Practical Decorator and Ornamentist: for the use of architects, practical painters, decorators, and designers . With descriptive notices and an introductory essay on artistic and practical decoration.

      Glasgow: published for subscribers only by Blackie & Son 1892 - Fo. 36pp, 2 lettered and 100 numbered litho plates each with accompanying text leaf, text figures. Contemporary half roan, raised bands, red calf gilt spine label, matching grained-cloth sides, marbled eps. Calf rubbed and refurbished; scattered small light stains to sides; front blank creased; very light marginal spotting to prelims and some text leaves; previous owner’s ink-stamps to ffep recto and title-page. Maclean ‘Victorian Book Design.’ pp 98-99. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Turton]
 36.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Souvenirs du maréchal Macdonald duc de Tarente / avec une introd. par Camille Rousset. Portraits d'après David et d'après Gérard

      Librairie Plon, Paris 1892 - original Broschur, gr.-8°, XCVI, 423 pages, texte rousseurs, avec planches hors texte, avec DEDICATION ET signature par Camille Rousset !! Camille Rousset Né à Paris, le 15 février 1821. Mort le 19 octobre 1892. Professeur, historien, historiographe du Ministère de la Guerre, conservateur de la bibliothèque de ce ministère, de 1864 à 1876, il fut élu à l'Académie le 30 décembre 1871 en remplacement d’Anatole Prévost-Paradol et reçu par le comte Joseph d’haussonville le 2 mai 1872. Son Histoire de Louvois obtint trois années de suite le premier prix Gobert. Il fit partie de la Commission du Dictionnaire. fr 730 Buch [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bernd]
 37.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Histoire de L'Art Decoratif de XVI Siecle a Nos Jours

      Henri Laurens, Paris 1892 - Heavy folio-sized, 40 by 32 cm, 15.5 by 12 inches. 15 lbs., with slipcase. vii, 336 pp, with 60 plates, 48 of which are color chromolithographs, and several of these are two paged. A magnificent survey of the decorative arts, touching on furniture, glass, porcelain, faience and ceramics, enamel, metalwork, fabric, etc. A truly magnificent and majesterial work, and this is a copy that is fully commensurate, with its half purple morocco over marbled boards, which are themselves unusually thick and substantial. Perhaps the one minor defect is that the spine leather has been sunned to a brown, but the difference in color with that on the boards is unlikely to disconcert. Gilt edges all around, and immaculate within. With slipcase of cloth and morocco trim.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
 38.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        The Works of John Greenleaf Whittier. Artists' Edition in Seven Volumes: Illustrated with Steel Portraits and Photogravures (finely bound)

      Houghton Mifflin, Boston 1892 - 3/4 leather. First edition thus. Published Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1892. Limited to 750 numbered sets, set #203 printed on laid paper. Complete poems in 4 volumes, prose in 3 volumes. Bound in 3/4 brown pebbled morocco with maroon and gold marbled boards and end papers, top edge gilt, maroon ribbon markers. Illustrated with portraits and engravings under tissue guard. A near fine, crisp set, pages and text fine, clean and bright - some pages unopened, bindings and leather fine with no wear, except rear board of volume 1, where the marbled paper and lower corner tip has been pulled off and is lacking, otherwise a fine set - easily repaired. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Wild Muse]
 39.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Memorial Catalogue Heraldic Exhibition

      T & A Constable, Edinburgh 1892 - Rebound half leather half cloth with original boards, spine ribbed with gilt stamp title, gilt to top. Soiling and some spots of fading to cloth of boards, some wear to extremtities of boards, exlibris pasted to pastedown, ink number to bottom outside corner of pastedown, front free end paper and half title with foxing and large spots of damp stain continuing onto full title following but only as three very small faint spots, paper yellowed. Some colour, primarily black and white plates, reproductions of printed heraldry, engravings of seals, etc. Size: 4to [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions, ABAC, ILAB]
 40.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        History of Methodism in Arkansas

      Little Rock, Ark. , Press Printing Company 1892 - Description: xiv p. , 1 l. , 445 p. 23 cm. Subjects: Methodist Episcopal church in Arkansas--History. Methodism. Finely 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. 1 Kg. 445 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
 41.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Sur le retour.

      Ernest Kolb 1892 - - Ernest Kolb, Paris 1892, 12x19.5cm, relié. - Edition originale, un des quelques exemplaires sur papier de Hollande, seuls grands papiers. Reliure à la bradel en demi percaline rouge, dos lisse, pièce de titre de maroquin noir frottée, couvertures conservées, reliure signée de Henry-Joseph, typique des exemplaires provenant de la bibliothèque des Goncourt. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à Edmond de Goncourt : "A Edmond de Goncourt hommage fervent." Inscription - comme souvent - d'Edmond de Goncourt sur la première garde : "Edition originale. Exemplaire sur papier de Hollande." Paul Margueritte, membre de la première Académie des Goncourt et écrivain naturaliste, est un proche d'Edmond de Goncourt. Il a été l'un des signataires du Manifeste des Cinq contre La Terre de Zola et l'un des habitués du Grenier d'Auteuil. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
 42.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        ENTDECKUNG AMERIKA'S IN IHRER BEDEUTUNG FUR DIE GESCHICHTE DES WELTBILDES|.DIE

      W.H. Kühl, Berlin 1892 - folio. contemporary quarter leather, marbled paper-covered boards. xxiii, 471 pages; (xiv), 40 plates. 2 volumes. Text in German, with half title dedication to Kaiser Wilhelm II. Volume one is text and covers early knowledge and exploration of America, with index. The atlas volume has 40 color lithograph maps. One of the early facsimile atlases. Volume one has scratching on the spine with loss of leather to head and tail of spine. The boards are rubbed and faded, with wear to corners. Cracking to the hinge at the half title. Volume two has scratching and wear to the spine with loss of leather at the head and tail. Wear to boards and at corners. Atlas is very slightly cocked. contemporary quarter leather, marbled paper-covered boards [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books, ABAA, ILAB]
 43.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        The Discovery of North America; A Critical, Documentary, and Historic Investigation (Three Part Set)

      London: Henry Stevens and Son. 1892. First. First edition, limited issue. Copy no. 29 of 40 on Dutch hand-made paper, from a limited edition of 380 copies. Quarto. Titles in red and black, with 23 maps (some double-paged) and tissue guards. Three parts in the original wrappers, all unopened. Chipping to the edges of the wraps, with two 4-inch chips to the corners of the front wrap on part one, else a very good set. Henry Harrisse wrote extensively on Christopher and Ferdinand Columbus, the Cabots (John and Sebastian), and the early voyages of American exploration. The Discovery of North America, his magnum opus, is considered one of the greatest contributions to the history of American geography. Scarce in the original wrappers. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
 44.   Check availability:     IOBABooks     Link/Print  


        The history of the Centennial celebration of the inauguration of George Washington as first president of the United States

      D. Appleton & Company 1892 - Thick folio. xviii, 673 p. illus., facsims., plan, plates, ports. 35 cm. AEG. Limited ed., no. 867. Clean, unmarked pages. Rebacked modern leather spine with original boards. Bumped corners. Hardcover. Provenance: Fromly owned by John Frazer, Jr. of Annapolis. Presented to the Society of Colonial Wars in the State of New York by the lead editor, Clarence W. Bowen. Inscribed by Bowen on ffep. Also includes a tipped in note from Bowen. Clarence Winthrop Bowen (1852-1935), the son of Henry Chandler and Lucy Maria (Tappan) Bowen, was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on 22 May 1852. He graduated from Yale University in 1873, and also received the degrees A.M. in 1876 and Ph.D. in 1882 from Yale. He began a career in journalism in 1874 in the editorial department of the Independent, a weekly Congregational journal with a strong anti-slavery bias that had been founded by his father. The following year he became its foreign correspondent, and from 1896 to 1912 its publisher and proprietor. After retiring from journalism, Bowen involved himself with historical research, genealogy, and world travel. His interests ranged from the George Washington Centennial Celebration (1889), to the the establishment of the American Historical Association, the Celebration of the 400 Anniversary of the Discovery of America,the 1892 World's Fair, the American Antiquarian Society, the Republican Party, the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, and the Manhattan Congregational Church. The History of the Centennial Celebration of the Inauguration of George Washington as First President of the United States which D Apple ton & Co will bring out this month is a memorial of the celebration held in New York City in the spring of 1889 and is the crowning work of the Citizens Committee which has labored so earnestly to commemorate that anniversary The volume which has been in preparation since 1689 is a large folio of 650 pages printed on extra heavy calendered paper bound in a cover designed by Greenough and gotten up in the perfection of modern bookmaking Beginning with the Inauguration of 1789 it contains a minute account of those ceremonies giving extracts from the unpublished despatches written from this country by the representatives of England France Spain Holland and Sweden now contained in the archives of those countries There is a map of New York City in 1789 illustrations of the inaugural ceremonies and portraits of all the personages prominent therein A chapter is devoted to the semi centennial and the remainder of the volume is a memorial of the New York Centennial celebration with illustrations of the relics in the Loan Exhibition first and final drawings of the Washington Memorial Arch and the names of all who took official part in the celebration of the guests and subscribers to the banquets and balls and of the subscribers to the Memorial Arch Fund The most important feature of the work is its illustrations numbering over seven hundred which with few exceptions are halftones and artotypes of portraits and paintings never before reproduced There are twenty nine portraits of Washington and from two to twenty of each of the the men and women prominent in official and diplomatic circles of 1789 Benjamin Franklin for instance has fifty three All these are reproductions from negatives of the original portraits taken in different parts of this country and Europe by the representatives of the committee There are also excellent illustrations of the Centennial celebration from the naval parade to the Lawyers Club banquet reproduced from official photographs Historical and biographical notes to the portraits are appended and there is an exhaustive index The work has been edited by Clarence Winthrop Bowen under the auspices of a Publication Committee composed of Abram S Hewitt and Cornelius N Bliss The edition consists of one thousand numbered copies One complimentary copy will be sent by the committee to the national Government at Washington to each of the [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sequitur Books]
 45.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

______________________________________________________________________________


      Home     Wants Manager     Library Search     562 Years   Links     Contact      Search Help      Terms of Service      Privacy     


Copyright © 2018 viaLibri™ Limited. All rights reserved.