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        From the Cottage to the Castle

      Private Press, 1892. Private Press, 1892 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of family reminiscences and records, detailing the family history of Sir James Stuart Coats, 3rd Baronet MC (1894 1966). With numerous photographic and engraved plates. Dated from a copperplate ink inscription to the front free-endpaper. Condition: In a full morocco binding with gilt decoration. Externally smart, with some light wear to the spine and corners. Internally, firmly bound. Front hinge strained but firm. Copperplate ink inscription to front free-endpaper. Pages are very bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        THE FLYING ISLANDS OF THE NIGHT

      Indianapolis: Bowen Merrill, 1892. Indianapolis: Bowen Merrill, 1892. First Edition. Hardcover. Half-inch chip at the base of the spine with a very small chip at the head; minor spotting to covers and dustwrapper. Very Good in a Very Good and scarce printed dustwrapper. White flexible boards embossed with an all-over design of cherub heads and the front cover stamped in gold. BAL 16587: Printing 1, Binding A. INSCRIBED "Very truly yours" and SIGNED in full by the author in Indianapolis in December 1891. Riley has also added TWO LINES OF VERSE: "As full of naught/As space is full of emptiness." With two small corrections in the text, presumably by Riley. A fragile book, especially with the original dustwrapper.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Sphinx. Dreizehnter - Achtzehnter Band (= Jahrgang 7-9; März 1892-Juni 1894; in 6 Bänden). Monatsschrift für Seelen- und Geistesleben. Organ der Theosophischen Vereinigung.

      Braunschweig, C. A. Schwetschke und Sohn (Druck von Appelhans & Pfenningstorff), 1892-1894.. VII, 384 S. mit einigen Vignetten, Textillus. u. 8 Taf. / VIII, 384 S. mit einigen Vignetten, Textillus. u. 8 Taf. / VII, 384 S. mit einigen Vignetten, Textillus. u. 8 Taf. / VII, 351 S. mit einigen Vignetten, Textillus. u. 4 Taf. / VIII, 486 S. mit einigen Vignetten, Textillus. u. 7 Taf. / VIII, 483 S. mit einigen Vignetten, Textillus. u. 4 Taf. Gr.-8°, Illus. O-Leinen. Ackermann II/673; Slg. du Prel 1082; Verinnerlichung, S.116 (Rubrik "Zeitschriften"). - Von 1886-1896 erschienen ingesamt 11 Jhge. in 22 Bänden. - Wichtige Zeitschrift, die sich metaphysischen, mystischen, spiritistischen, u. religionswissenschaftlichen Themen widmete. U.a. mit Beiträgen von: Max Dessoir, der hier 1889 erstmals den Begriff "Parapsychologie" verwendete, Franz Hartmann, Carl Kiesewetter, Carl du Prel, Annie Besant, H.P. Blavatsky; M. Collins, Albert de Rochas, Ferdinand Maack, Andrew Jackson Davis, Joh. Schlaf, Carl Kiesewetter, Peter Hille, Gustav W. Geßmann, Jul. Hart, Rich. Dehmel. - Dr. Wilhelm Hübbe-Schleiden, (1846-1916), begründete 1884 zusammen mit Oberst Olcott die erste Deutsche Theosophische Gesellschaft (D.T.G.), die sich dank ihm u. Franz Hartmann bald erfolgreich in Deutschland ausbreitete. 1885 war er Sekretär von H. P. Blavatsky, die gerade an ihrer "Geheimlehre" schrieb. Der bekannte Künstler "Fidus" (d.i. Hugo Höppener) war sein Pflegesohn. Vor seiner theosophischen Tätigkeit verfasste Hübbe-Schleiden u.a. Werke über die "Deutsche Colonisation" (1881), ab 1886 gab der die vorliegende Monatsschrift "Sphinx" heraus. Nachdem es um 1912/13 zu Zerwürfnissen innerhalb der Theosophischen Gruppierungen kam, aus denen u.a. Rudolf Steiners Anthroposophische Gesellschaft hervorging, autorisierte Annie Besant ihn zur Neugründung einer Deutschen Sektion, die allerdings wenig erfolgreich war u. mit dem Tod von Hübbe-Schleiden zerfiel. - Einbände etwas fleckig, leicht bestossen u. berieben; Vorsätze mit Stempel des Hrsg. "Dr. Hübbe-Schleiden DÖHREN bei Hannover"; tlw. mit kl. Marginalien; einige Seiten etwas braunfleckig; papierbedingt gebräunt, sonst gute Expl. <br> Der Versand erfolgt mit der Deutschen Post bzw. DHL.

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        The Sign of Four [A Sherlock Holmes Story]

      London, George Newnes Limited 1892. London, George Newnes Limited 1892, 1892. SECOND EDITION. Octavo, pp.283. Elegantly hand-bound in full burgundy oasis morocco leather, spine gilt-lettered in six compartments with raised bands, marbled endpapers, publisher&#39;s original pictorial cloth bound in at rear. Internally clean. Contemporary ink ownership else a fine copy in an attractive recent leather binding. Yellow fog is swirling through the streets of London and Sherlock Holmes himself is sitting in a cocaine-induced haze until the arrival of a distressed and beautiful young lady forces the great detective into action... The second of four full-length Sherlock Holmes novels, originally appearing in Lippincott&#39;s Monthly Magazine (Feb.1890). Doyle was reputedly commissioned to write the story following a dinner with the editor at London&#39;s Langham Hotel. The function was also attended by Oscar Wilde, who would contribute his only novel &#39;The Picture of Dorian Gray&#39; to the July 1890 issue. Doyle later discussed this &#39;golden evening&#39; in his autobiography &#39;Memories and Adventures&#39; (1924). Green & Gibson; A Bibliography of A.Conan Doyle. De Waal; The World Bibliography of Sherlock Holmes & Dr. Watson. See also Haining; The Classic Era of Crime Fiction (2002), Cooper & Pike; Detective Fiction (1994), DeWaal; The International Sherlock Holmes (1980), Steinbrunner & Penzler; Ency.of Mystery & Detection (1976). Eric Quayle; The Collectors Book of Detective Fiction (1972). Howard Haycraft; Murder for Pleasure (1972), Graham Greene & Dorothy Glover; Victorian Detective Fiction (1966), Elley Queen; Queen&#39;s Quorum (1951).

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        The Green Fairy Book

      London, and New York: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1892. London, and New York: Longmans, Green, and Co.,, 1892. With Numerous Illustrations by H. J. Ford. Octavo. Original green cloth,titles to spine and pictorial decoration to upper board, black coated endpapers, all edges gilt. Engraved frontispiece, vignette title page, 12 full-page plates, vignette engraved llustrations in the text throughout. Contemporary ownership inscription to front free endpaper verso, ink mark to first blank. Spine rolled, slight rubbing to ends and corners, a few trivial marks to cloth but the colour vivid and the gilt nicely defined, some mild spotting within. A attractive copy in excellent condition. First edition, first impression, of the third installment in the Fairy Book series, beautifully illustrated by H. J. Ford. "These fairy tales are the oldest stories in the world, and as they were first made by men who were childlike for their own amusement, so they amuse children still, and also grown-up people who have not forgotton how they once were children." (Lang&#39;s preface). This collection contains such well-known stories as the Three Little Pigs and the Story of the Three Bears, alongside many less well-known though more fantastic.

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        Episoden des Untergangs.

      . Quart. Mit 1 signierten Original-Lithographie als Frontispiz und 27 Illustrationen (davon 1 ganzseitig und eine Initiale) nach Federzeichnungen von Alfred Kubin. 137 S. Originalpergament mit goldgeprägter Deckelillustration des Künstlers (verkleinerte Wiederaufnahme der letzten Textillustration: Nackter Jüngling, vom Speer durchbohrt) und goldgeprägtem Rückentitel.. Kongeniale Verbindung der den Untergang der Welt beschreibenden Prosa Schmidts mit den dazu in ihrer Intensität passenden drastischen Illustrationen Kubins, hier in der Vorzugsausgabe mit einer signierten Originallithographie Kubins und einer handschriftlichen Widmung des Verfassers. - Kubin Bücher, Bd.1. - Raabe 302; Horodisch A 51 (Normalausgabe); Marks A 92; siehe Raabe-Expressionismus, 265,5 und Kosch XV, S. 415 (für Schmidt). - Roberto Renato Schmidt (1892 - 1948) begründete den Merlin-Verlag und leitete ihn seit 1925. In einer rauschhaften gesteigerten Schilderung beschreibt der Verfasser einen kurzen Lebensabschnitt eines gewissen Rolfs. Szenen, die sich wie kurze Schlaglichter oder 'Episoden' aneinanderreihen, beschreiben die Welt als Morast, dem niemand entkommt. Es ist die Zeit des ersten Weltkrieges; die Philosophie und Wissenschaft sind hilflos angesichts des Schreckens. Gott wird als ein "Selbst Verlorener, Selbst Verstoßener, Selbst Entfernter" (S. 35) beschrieben. Die Hoffnung - von Rolf - daß "all dies ringsum [ ] vermodern [muß], das Neues entstehen kann" (S. 72) erweißt sich als Trug; aus dem "Untergang" erwächst kein Neuanfang. Wie unausweichlich von Beginn an das endgültige Verderben droht, fängt Kubin - quasi als Rahmen der Geschichte - in seinem Frontispiz und in der Illustration seiner Schlußvignette ein: Der Tod, mit Pfeil und Bogen bereit zum Schuß, tötet den Jüngling, der vom Pfeil durchbohrt, zusammenfällt. - Die Vorzugsausgabe besteht aus 50 nummerierten Exemplaren auf Juball-Bütten mit jeweils signierter Originallithographie. Nr.1 - 20 sind dabei in Ganzleder gebunden, jedem dieser Exemplare ist eine Originalzeichnung Kubins beigefügt. Nr. 21 - 50 sind in Ganzpergament gebunden; vorliegend ist dies die Nr. 41. - Die handschriftliche Widmung des Verfassers lautet: Herr Dr. W. Maag/ gewidmet/ vom Verfasser/ RRSchmidt/ Lugano/ 3.Juli.1937". - Pergamentdeckel leicht aufgebogen. Vereinzelt leicht fleckig.

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        Réparation.

      Paul Ollendorff 1892 - - Paul Ollendorff, Paris _1892, 12,5x19,5cm, relié. - Edition originale, un des 5 exemplaires numérotés sur Japon, le nôtre portant le N°1, seuls grands papiers. Reliure en demi maroquin rouge, dos lisse orné d'un double cartouche doré décorés d'écoinçons en angles et au centre d'un motif floral doré, petites traces de frottements sur les mors, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, tête dorée sur témoins, reliure de l'époque. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à son éditeur Paul Ollendorff. Provenance : de la bibliothèque de Paul Ollendorff. Edition originale, un des 5 exemplaires numérotés sur Japon, le nôtre portant le N°1, seuls grands papiers. Reliure en demi maroquin rouge, dos lisse orné d'un double cartouche doré décoré d'écoinçons en angles et d'une fleur dorée en son centre, petites éraflures sur le dos, double filet doré sur les plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, tête dorée sur témoins. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à son éditeur Paul Ollendorff. Bel exemplaire à toutes marges agréablement établi. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ART ET L'IDÉE: REVUE CONTEMPORAINE ILLUSTRÉE.|L'

      Octave Uzanne, Paris, France 1892 - small 4to. half cloth, marbled paper-covered boards, top edge cut, other edges uncut with original paper wrappers bound-in. (x), 431, (25); (vi), 382, (26) pages. 2 Volumes. Text in French. Limited to 1000 numbered copies printed on vellum paper. Union List I, 493. Complete set of 12 issues bound in two volumes, published monthly in 1892. Volume I, January to June; Volume II July to December. Uzanne (1852-1931) founded three reviews devoted to the book, of which this is one. See Willa Z. Silverman, "Books Worthy of our Era? Octave Uzanne, Technology, and the Luxury Book in Fin-de-Siècle France" in Book History 7 (2004), 239-84. Robert F. Byrnes called Uzanne "the greatest authority on French publishing" at the time. See Byrnes, "The French Publishing Industry and its Crisis in the 1890's" in The Journal of Modern History 23:3 (September 1951), 232-42. Table of contents, list of illustrations, and wrappers of individual issues follow text in each volume. Each issue lavishly illustrated with plates and in-text illustrations and with foldout sample of cloth cover. Small stamp indicates that this set was a duplicate to the Library of Congress. Covers soiled, scuffed, and rubbed at corners. Bookplate on pastedown of first volume. half cloth, marbled paper-covered boards, top edge cut, other edges uncut with original paper wrappers bound-in [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        ART ET L&#39;IDÉE: REVUE CONTEMPORAINE ILLUSTRÉE.|L&#39;

      Paris, France: Octave Uzanne, 1892. Paris, France: Octave Uzanne, 1892. half cloth, marbled paper-covered boards, top edge cut, other edges uncut with original paper wrappers bound-in. small 4to. half cloth, marbled paper-covered boards, top edge cut, other edges uncut with original paper wrappers bound-in. (x), 431, (25); (vi), 382, (26) pages. 2 Volumes. Text in French. Limited to 1000 numbered copies printed on vellum paper. Union List I, 493. Complete set of 12 issues bound in two volumes, published monthly in 1892. Volume I, January to June; Volume II July to December. Uzanne (1852-1931) founded three reviews devoted to the book, of which this is one. See Willa Z. Silverman, "Books Worthy of our Era? Octave Uzanne, Technology, and the Luxury Book in Fin-de-Siècle France" in Book History 7 (2004), 239-84. Robert F. Byrnes called Uzanne "the greatest authority on French publishing" at the time. See Byrnes, "The French Publishing Industry and its Crisis in the 1890&#39;s" in The Journal of Modern History 23:3 (September 1951), 232-42. Table of contents, list of illustrations, and wrappers of individual issues follow text in each volume. Each issue lavishly illustrated with plates and in-text illustrations and with foldout sample of cloth cover. Small stamp indicates that this set was a duplicate to the Library of Congress. Covers soiled, scuffed, and rubbed at corners. Bookplate on pastedown of first volume.

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        Der Königliche Zwinger in Dresden : Photogr. Aufnahmen / vom Kgl. Landbauinspector Karl Schmidt und Bildhauer Moritz Schildbach.

      Hamburg, Gustav W. Seitz, 1892.. Seltene großformatige Mappe mit 35 photographischen Aufnahmen des Dresdner Zwingers im Format 42 x 29 cm. Auf dünnem Papier gedruckt. Mit einem in rot und schwarz gedruckten illustrierten Titelblatt sowie 2 Blättern Textteil mit 3 Grundrissen. Mit ganzen Ansichten wie auch zahlreichen Detailaufnahmen des plastischen Schmuckes etc.. Illustrierte Ohlnmappe, Folio ( 43 x 30,5 cm ). Druck von Carl Griese. Die Einbandmappe von schlechter Erhaltung, stärker fleckig, angestaubt, mit kleinen Stauchungen auf dem Vorderdeckel sowie kleineren Schäden am Rückdeckel und Rücken. Flügel etwas gebräunt, leicht fleckig, etwas beschädigt. Titelblatt sowie Textblätter stärker fleckig, mit leichten Randläsionen. Die Lichtdrucke selbst von recht guter Erhaltung, wenige mit kleinen Beschädigungen an den Ecken oder Rändern.Am Rand, außerhalb der Aufnahmen aber teils etwas finger- bzw. leicht stockfleckig, etwas unfrisch. Aus dem Textvorwort: " Anmerkung: Die photographische Aufnahme so vieler wertvoller und schwer zugänglicher Motive wird zwar dem Umstande zufällig vorhandener Baugerüste im Wesentlichen verdankt, es leuchtet aber ein, daß eben aus diesem Grunde nicht immer eine künstlerische Vollendung derselben ermöglicht werden konnte - Die Herausgeber ". - sehr selten - ( Pic erhältlich - webimage available ).

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        JAHRESBERICHTE FÜR NEUERE DEUTSCHE LITTERATURGESCHICHTE, 21 Bände: 1 (1890) bis 21 (1910). Gebundene Zeitschrift, Literaturgeschichte.

      Stuttgart : G.J. Göschen ; Berlin : B. Behrs, 1892 - 1912.. 21 Jahrgänge in 19 Bänden, insgesamt ca. 80.000 S. 4°, Halbleinen. Die ersten 21 Jahrgänge des Literaturjournals. Die Bände erschienen zwei Jahre nach Jahrgangsabschluss (1892-1912). Aus ehemaligem Bibliotheksbestand, mit entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen. Einbände staubig und berieben, teils mit Kratzern. Band 12 (1901) bis 21 (1910) in erneuerten Halbleineneinbänden, mit geringeren Gebrauchsspuren. Band 17 (1906) bis 20 (1909) jeweils im Doppelband. Seiten teils griff- und staubfleckig, sonst aber überwiegend sauber. Einige Bände jedoch mit Wasserschaden: Seiten von 13 (1902), 14 (1903), 15 (1904) und 21 (1911) sind gewellt. Seiten von 12 (1901), 16 (1905), 17/18 (1906/07) und 19/20 (1908/09) sind ebenfalls gewellt und haben wasserflecken. Bindung bei allen Bänden fest. Guter bis brauchbarer Zustand. jqx zqx mbx

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        Barnaby Rudge: A Tale of the Riots of Eighty

      sp;- London - Chapman and Hall, 1892. sp;- London - Chapman and Hall, 1892 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A lovely copy of this classic Dickens novel. With a frontispiece and seventy-five further illustrations, both plates and in the text. Barnaby Rudge was one of two novels (the other was The Old Curiosity Shop) that Dickens published in his short-lived (18401841) weekly serial Master Humphrey&#39;s Clock. Barnaby Rudge is set during the Gordon Riots of 1780. It was the fifth of Dickens&#39; novels to be published, and Dickens&#39; first attempt at a historical novel. Condition: In a half calf binding with marbled boards and marbled textblock edges. Externally generally smart although a trifle rubbed. Hinges are slightly strained. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and clean with just the odd spot. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Importante insieme di due lettere alla vigilia delle elezioni politiche del 1892 che porteranno alla formazione del primo Governo Giolitti. A. Bella lettera autografa firmata del patriota e scrittore diretta a Ercole Strada. Affiliato alla Giovine Italia e arrestato nel 1833, scontò parte della condanna presso il carcere dello Spielberg. Liberato nel 1838, ma costretto a rifugiarsi in Piemonte. Vicino al pensiero di Cattaneo e assertore di un ordinamento statale repubblicano e federale, intraprese un'intensa attività giornalistica e di pubblicista. Iseo 12 Maggio 1892. Una pagina in - 8. Ella conserva l'ardore giovanile, e quindi è impaziente pel rinnovamento dell'Italia. Che si prepara bensà, ma lentamente, e coordinata al rinnovamento dell'Europa. Purtroppo dobbiamo pazientare ancora. Avremo un Ministero nuovo in coloro, come fu quello onesto di Rudinà, che si fece cadere per ambizioni personali, non patriottismo. Il ministero nuovo durerà pure, ed alle strette vorrà fare le elezioni col collegio uninominale?Se non interviene una rivoluzione sociale, non otterremo mutamenti d'indirizzo sino a che non potremo comporre una Camera indipendente democratica con indennità ai Deputati?. B. Lettera autografa firmata di risposta di Ercole Strada a Rosa. Pralboino li 25 maggio 1892. Egregio Amico?penso alla responsabilità che assume il nostro partito in faccia alla nostra patria. e non vorrei che gli uomini che guideranno la nave si sommergessero portando con loro le delusioni che purtroppo finora abbiamo subite?. Tre pagine in - 8. Nel 1892, a causa dei forti contrasti insorti tra i ministri per i tagli da fare ai bilanci dei rispettivi dicasteri, di Rudini fu costretto a lasciare la presidenza che passò a Giovanni Giolitti, inaugurando l'età giolittianA

      

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        The Ballad of Beau Brocade and Other Poems of the XVIII Century

      London - Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co., Ltd., 1892. London - Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co., Ltd., 1892 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A limited large paper edition ofThe Ballad of Beau Brocade and Other Poems of the XVIII Century by Henry Austin Dobson (1840 - 1921), commonly Austin Dobson, an English poet and essayist. This is number 244 of 250. With fifty illustrations by Hugh Thomson. First edition thus. Hugh Thomson (1860 - 1920) was a British illustrator. Thompson&#39;s style reflected the nostalgia of the time, his fine line drawing of rural characters and gentle countrified society appealing to the imagination of the public. Thompson illustrated Mrs Gaskell&#39;s Cranford, going on to illustrate eleven of the twenty-four books that came to be called the Cranford series. He also worked on two books for his friend the poet Austin Dobson, The Ballad of Beau Brocade (1892) and The Story of Rosina (1896). In 1894 he illustrated Pride and Prejudice for George Allen, followed by five more of Jane Austen&#39;s novels. Previous owner&#39;s bookplate to front pastedown. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally, generally smart but with minor wear to extremities and handling marks to boards and spine. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and clean throughout but with foxing to endpapers. Overall: VERYGOOD INDEED.

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        A Journey to Bontuku, in the Interior of West Africa

      John Murray for the Royal Geographical Society, 1892. John Murray for the Royal Geographical Society, 1892. 1st edition. Before moving on to become one of the leading writers in the early days of &#39;The Golden Age of Detective Fiction&#39;, R. Austin Freeman was a Colonial Service surgeon in the Gold Coast, in which role he joined an 1888 Government expedition into West Africa, to explore the area &#39;to the north of those portions of Upper Guinea known as the Gold and Ivory Coasts&#39;, in particular the town of Bontuku. In 1892 Freeman published his account of this pioneering trip in a 30-page article in the Royal Geographical Society&#39;s Supplementary Papers Vol 111, Part 2, with a colour map and engravings. It is this complete Journal which is offered here, in amazingly good condition, in its original blue wrappers lettered in black. Extremely scarce thus, indeed presently unique.

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        Twenty-Five Years in The Secret Service

      London - William Heinemann, 1892. London - William Heinemann, 1892 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The memoirs of English spy Henri le Caron, whos services enabled the British Government to take measures which led to the fiasco of the Canadian invasion of 1870 and Kiel&#39;s surrender in 1871. With tissue-guardedfrontispiece engraving of le Caron, along with facsimile of his signature, and other plates throughout. Beach published the story of his life, Twenty-five Years in the Secret Service, in 1892 and it had an immense circulation, but he had to be constantly guarded, his acquaintances were hampered from seeing him, and he was the victim of a painful disease, peritonitis, from which he died on 1 April 1894. Condition: In a green cloth binding. Externally smart, with just a few marks to the boards and some light wear to the head and tail of the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Front hinge slightly strained. Ink siganture to title page. Pages are mainly bright and clean, with just the odd spot. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Equatorial America

      Boston and New York - Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1892. Boston and New York - Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1892 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A descriptive account of Ballou&#39;s travels in South America, where he visited St. Thomas Martinique, Barbadoes and the Principal Capitals of South America. First edition. Maturin Murray Ballou (1820 - 1895) was a writer and publisher in 19th-century Boston, Massachusetts. He co-founded Gleason&#39;s Pictorial; was the first editor of the Boston Daily Globe; and wrote numerous travel books and works of popular fiction. Previous owner&#39;s ink inscription to front blank. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally, smart but with slight wear to extremities and the odd slight mark to boards. Front hinge starting. Internally, firmly bound. Bright but with slight marks to front free endpaper and slight tidemarks to text block edge. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.

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        The Makers of FlorenceDante Grotto Savonarola and their City

      London - Macmillan and Co., 1892. London - Macmillan and Co., 1892 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A beautifully presented copy of this detailed account of the author&#39;s travels in Florence. Bound in decorative paper vellum, with a cloth covered dustwrapper and cloth covered slipcase. With numerous tipped in photogravuers. Condition: Bound in a full paper vellum binding with decorative gilt detailing, cloth covered dustwrapper, and cloth covered slipcase. Externally, binding and dustwrapper are generally smart, with only some light marks. Slipcase is sound, with some light chipping to the extremities. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean. Bookseller&#39;s label to the verso of the front free endpaper. Neat and nicely written ink inscription to endpaper. A lovely copy. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED with a NEAR FINE dustwrapper and VERY GOOD INDEED slipcase..

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        Gerome: The Life and Works of Jean Leon Gerome

      Cassell Pub. Co, 1892. Cassell Pub. Co. Very Good. 1892. B003LNQS54 Very Good. (Binding: Hardcover, Jacket: No Jacket) Decorative cloth, 45 cm, vii + 288 pages, 44 leaves of plates, 20? of which are photogravure-etchings. Text from &#39;autobiographical notes and letters by the artist. &#39; The photogravure prints are exceptionally sharp and vivid. Scarce book. Very good copy, spine? slightly faded, showing some wear at head and foot of spine; gold stamped front book bright with light age spotting around the? edges. Frontis portrait of the artist is moderately foxed, all other plates very clean. . B003LNQS54 .

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        Mexico

      London - W. B. Whittingham and Co, Ltd., 1892. London - W. B. Whittingham and Co, Ltd., 1892 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of this scarce book: &#39;Mexico; its Progress and Commercial Opportunities&#39;, by E. J. Howell, which has been signed by the author. Inscribed by the author to the title page with a note to &#39;Vincent Groom Esq, with the authors kind regards, August 25/96&#39;. Written shortly before the Spanish-American War and the Cuban War of Independance, this book &#39;makes known the present state and position of the country as a field for British Enterprise&#39; during the time. Includes a fold-outmap of Mexico. Condition: In a silver gilt cloth binding. Externally, generally smart, lightly rubbed in places and to the top and tail of the spine. Internally, firmly bound, generally bright and clean with some light spotting. The map has onesmall repair and some marks to the front pastedown and free-endpaper. Overall Condition: VERY GOOD..

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        The Poetical Works of Matthew Prior

      London - George Bell & Sons, 1892. London - George Bell & Sons, 1892 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A finely bound revised edition of The Poetical Works of Matthew Prior with Memoir. Bound in half leather and decorative paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering. A New Edition. Bound by Hatchards, with a bookbinder&#39;s ink stamp on the front free-endpaper. Matthew Prior, 1664 1721, was an English poet and diplomat. He was educated at Westminster School, and St Johns College, Cambridge, becoming friends with Charles Montagu, 1st Earl of Halifax, from an early age. It was an age when satirists could be sure of patronage and promotion. Montagu was promoted at once, and Prior, three years later, became secretary to the embassy at the Hague. After four years of this, he was appointed a gentleman of the King&#39;s bedchamber. The poet&#39;s knowledge of French is specially mentioned among his qualifications. After his return from France, where he had acted as ambassador, Prior became under-secretary of state and succeeded John Locke as a commissioner of trade. In 1701 he sat in Parliament for East Grinstead. When the Tories came into power in 1710, Prior held a prominent place in all negotiations with the French court, however when the Queen died and the Whigs regained power, he was impeached by Robert Walpole and forced into retirement. Prior published works throughout his life, from 1687 onwards. In the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Prior is described as the famous British diplomatist who was arguably the most important poet writing in English between the death of Dryden (1700) and the poetic majority of Pope in 1712. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is slight wear to the extremities, including very mild bumping and rubbing to the heads of the spines particularly. Internally the pages have slight browning to the edges, and very occasional spot..

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        Zum Rudolph-See und Stephanie-See. Die Forschungsreise des Grafen Samuel Teleki in Ost-Aequatorial-Afrika 1887-1888 geschildert von seinem Begleiter.

      Wien, A. Hölder, 1892.. 4°. Mit 179 (tls. blgr.) Abbildungen u. 2 mehrf. gef. farb. Karten. XII, 877 SS. Farb. illustr. u. goldgepr. OLn. (etw. angestaubt u. gering beschabt).. Henze II, 606.- Erste Ausgabe.- Höhnel (1857-1942) begleitete Samuel Graf Teleki von Szek (1845-1916) auf seiner Expedition, die durch Höhnels Teilnahme wissenschaftliche Bedeutung erlangte. Sie durchzogen entlang dem Pangani-Fluss das Hochland bis zum Kilimandscharo-Massiv. Nebst Erforschung der damals erst lückenhaft bekannten und kartographisch nur unvollkommen erfassten Gebiete bestieg die Expedition den Kibo-Gipfel bis über 5000 m und teilte ihre Erfahrungen Hans Meyer mit, dem 1889 die Erstbesteigung gelang. Der Mount Kenia wurde erreicht und über die Massai-Region und den Baringo-See ein Vorstoß nach dem unbekannten Norden unternommen. Dabei betrat die Expedition zum erstenmal tätiges Vulkangebiet in Afrika (Teleki-Vulkan) und entdeckte im Grenzraum Kenias und Abessiniens die beiden großen Seen, die nach dem Thronfolgerpaar 'Rudolph-' und 'Stephanie-See' benannt wurden. Durch seine Beobachtungen wies Höhnel den Zusammenhang des abessinischen Hochlandes mit dem Randgebirge des ostafrikanischen Grabens nach und lieferte damit dem Geologen Ed. Sueß die Grundlagen zu dessen Ansichten vom afrikanischen Grabensystem. - Im Anhang: Aus dem Jagdtagebuche des Grafen S. Teleki. - Aufzählungen der wissenschaftlichen Ergebnisse der Expedition. - Die Abbildungen zeigen verschiedene Stationen der Expedition, Eingeborene, verschiedene Pflanzenarten und Tiere, Werkzeuge, Jagdgerät sowie Landschaften.- Papier nur minimal gebräunt.

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        Hand-book of Australian Horticulture

      Sydney,: Turner and Henderson, 1892.. Sydney,: Turner and Henderson,, 1892.. Quarto, 12 chromolithographic plates, wood-engraved illustrations throughout; a good copy in original dark green cloth. An ambitious colonial production 'intended for climates different from our own'. This work includes chapters on Bush House Construction and Management, Herbaceous Plants and Hanging Baskets to name just a few. The lavish tipped-in colour plates are by Signor Guglielmo Autorello, whilst the hundreds of woodcut illustrations are drawn from a wide range of local sources.

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        Fra I Batacchi Indipendenti. Viaggio di Elio Modigliani.

      Roma, Societa Geografica Italiana, 1892.. EA. Mit 23 Tafeln mit fotogr. Abb, 35 Figuren (Zeichnungen), einer mehrfach gefalteten Farbkarte sowie zwei mehrfach gefalteten Foto-Panoramen (Fotozincografia dell' Istituto geografico militare). 191 S. Gr. 8°. Original-Broschur. Ausgezeichnet erhalten in der Original-Broschur, lediglich der Umschlag gering fleckig und der Rücken mit kleinen Fehlstellen; innen sehr gut, teilweise unaufgeschnitten.. Dieses Buch des bedeutende italienischen Ethnologen, Anthropologen und Allround-Forschers über die Toba-Batak auf Sumatra ist sicher das seltenste seiner drei Hauptwerke. Die beiden anderen über Nias und Engano erschienen 1890 und 1894. Die wenigen bekannten und frühen ethnologischen Fotografien über Nias, Engano und über die Toba-Batak auf Sumatra stammen zum großen Teil von Modigliani.

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        Von Bagdad nach Stambul. Reiseerzählung.

      Freiburg (Fehsenfeld), (1892).. 644 S. mit einem Portrait des Verfassers. farb. ill. OLn. Plaul 41. etwas schief gelesen, vorderes Gelenk gelockert, fliegender Vorsatz mit Eckausschnitt, insgesamt recht gutes Ex. = Gesammelte Reiseromane, Bd. III.. Sehr seltene EA Plaul 230.1.

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        The Ruined Cities of Mashonaland Being a Record of Excavation and Exploration in 1891

      ONT>With a Chapter on The Orientation and Mensuratio of the Temples by R. M. W. Swan, 1892. ONT>With a Chapter on The Orientation and Mensuratio of the Temples by R. M. W. Swan, 1892 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of James Theodore Bent&#39;saccount ofexploration and archaeology in 19th century Africa. Bent (1852 1897) was an English explorer, archaeologist and author. Hespent a year in South Africa, with the object, by investigation of some of the ruins in Mashonaland, of throwing light on the vexed question of their origin and on the early history of East Africa. The resulting book, &#39;The Ruined Cities of Mashonaland&#39;,was the first detailed examination of the Great Zimbabwe. Complete with all its original illustrations and folding map plates. Condition: In publisher&#39;s decorative full cloth binding. Externally, a little worn. Some minor loss to the cloth of the spine, which is also beginning to lift at the head. Hinges are slightly strained. Internally, generally firmly bound, although half title is loosening. Pages are clean with light spotting throughout. Bookplate of previous author to front pastedown. Overall: GOOD..

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        Cours de danse fin de si?e

      Legrand, Louis. Cours de danse fin de si?e Paris: Dentu, 1892. Text by Erast? Ramiro, (pseud. of Eug? Rodrigues). Paris: E. Dentu, 1892. First edition. one of 300 copies. Tall 8vo. Red morocco with marbled boards and endpapers. Partially printed in color. With 11 original etchings in black. Cours de danse fin de si?e is a charming fin-de-si?e work, but one which depicts ballet studies with an accuracy and rigor. Gordon Ray notes Legrand creates etchings that avoid the prurient Parisian fascination with naked legs, choosing instead a Zolaesque accuracy of the exercises that ballet dancers practiced day after day. "No more than with Degas is there anything titillating about the dancers poses; indeed, Legrand seems to have selected their most difficult positions." Reference: Carteret IV; 331; Ray. The Art of the French Illustrated Book. #342.

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        London

      95 - London - Chatto and Windus, 1892. 95 - London - Chatto and Windus, 1892 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. Twohistoricalworks by Walter Besant on London and Westminster. First editions. Sir Walter Besant (14 August 1836 9 June 1901), was a novelist and historian who lived largely in London. With chapters on the city during the times of the Tudors, the Normans, Charles II, and many more. Illustrated throughout with numerous engravings in the text and frontispiece to WestminsterCondition: In blue cloth bindings. Externally sound, though with some bumping and marks. Spine of Westminster cocked, with some splitting to the cloth on the spine. Internally, bindings strained. Ink inscriptions dated 1895 to half-title od London and title page of Westminster. Pages are bright, though with scattered patches of light foxing throughout. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        Recits d&#39;un Aeronaute

      Paris - Librarie Ch. Delagrave, 1892. Paris - Librarie Ch. Delagrave, 1892 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Afascinating French work about ballooning and aeronautical adventures. Fourth Edition. With a history of ballooning and aerostatic fantasies. Includes illustrations in the text. Lovely balloon themed bookplate of Mike Willoughby to front pastedown. Raoul Henri Clement Auguste Antoine Marquis, aka Henry de Graffigny, 1863-1934 was an eclectic and eccentric French writer. His books are informative, hands-on, exuberant, and wacky, detailing scientific knowledge. He is the author of over two hundred books, mostly under the pseudonym of Henry Graffigny. His many specialities include organic chemistry and the ascents airship. His work ranges from abundant adventure novel (the Extraordinary Adventures of a Russian scientist, published from 1888 to 1896, made him a pioneer of French science-fiction ), comedy and puppetry, science and technology (aviation, astronomy, radiology) mechanical guides and other electric manuals to &#39;Everything you need to get Married&#39;. Condition: In a half crushed morocco binding with marbled boards. Externally sound although rubbed. Internally firmly bound. Age-toned with light scattered foxing. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        LA VIE ARTISTIQUE. Série complète de 8 volumes.

      E. DENTU & H. FLOURY - La Vie Artistique. Gustave Geffroy. (1892-1903). In-12. Broché. H16,5xL11cm chaque. Paris, E. Dentu, Editeur, Libraire de la Société des gens de lettres, 3, Place de Valois, Palais-Royal (de 1892 à 1897) & H. Floury, Editeur, 1 Boulevard des Capucines (de 1897 à 1903). Série complète en 8 volumes. Chaque volume avec l&#146;illustration d&#146;origine par Eugène Carrière, Auguste Rodin, Auguste Renoir, Jean-François Raffaëlli, Ignace Fantin-Latour, Camille Pissarro, Daniel Vierge & Adolphe Willette. Les couvertures sont légèrement usagées, mais l&#146;intérieur en bon état. Belle suite complète, homogène et en bon état. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Bracebridge Hall

      London - Macmillan and Co., 1892. London - Macmillan and Co., 1892 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A lovely illustrated edition of Irving&#39;s novel, illustrated by Caldecott in astraight grain moroccoBumpus binding with binder&#39;s stamp to front pastedown. With an engravedillustration to frontispiece and illustrated title page and numerous further illustrations throughout. A reprint of the 1887 third edition. Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists, A Medley was written by Washington Irving in 1821, while he lived in England, and published in 1822. This episodic novel was originally published under his pseudonym Geoffrey Crayon. As this is a location-based series of character sketches, there are a number of individual plots. The tales centre on the occupants of an English manor (based on Aston Hall, near Birmingham, England, which was occupied by members of the Bracebridge family and which Irving visited). Washington Irving (April 3, 1783 -November 28, 1859) was an American author, essayist, biographer and historian of the early 19th century. He is best known for his short stories The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle, both of which appear in his book The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. He made his literary debut in 1802 with a series of observational letters to the Morning Chronicle, written under the pseudonym Jonathan Oldstyle. After moving to England for the family business in 1815, he achieved international fame with the publication of The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. in 1819. He continued to publish regularly - and almost always successfully - throughout his life. Irving, along with James Fenimore Cooper, was among the first American writers to earn acclaim in Europe, and Irving encouraged American authors such as Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Edgar Allan Poe. Irving was also admired by some European writers, including Sir Walter Scott, Lord Byron, Thomas Campbell, Francis Jeffrey, and Charles Dickens. As America&#39;s first genuine internationally best-selling author, Irving advocated for writing as a legitimate profession, and argued for stronger laws to protect American writers from copyright infringement. Condition: In afine straight-grain morocco binding. Externally, generally smart but with minor wear to extremities. Front hinge strained, rear hinge slightly strained. Internally, firmly bound. Bright withonly the odd spot. With an ink stampto front blank that has been erased in ink, creating slight loss and an ink mark to subsequent page. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Schwarze Husaren. 1. Leib-Husaren-Regiments Nr. 1. / 2. Leib-Husaren-Regiments Kaiserin Nr. 2. 2 Bände

      . Mittler u. Sohn, Bln., 1892. Zusammen VII, 1197 Seiten und 235 Seiten Anhang, mit zahlr. Textzeichnungen, Kartenskizzen, Uniformbildern, Portraits und anderen Kunstbeilagen, original rote Halbleder-Einbände mit Silberprägung und Silberschnitt, Quart. - Aus Anlaß ihres 150jährigen Bestehens im Auftrage dieser Regimenter und unter Benutzung einer Handschrift des Majors z. D. Blumenthal, früher im 2. Leib-Husaren-Regiment, zusammengestellt - sehr schöne Exemplare -

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        Leçons sur les maladies de la moelle. Ouvrage accompagné de 244 figures schématiques ou d'après nature.

      Paris, G. Masson 1892 - In-8 [229 x 149 mm]. Collation : (6), II, 504 pp. Demi-basane bleu marine, dos à nerfs, tranches mouchetées. (Reliure de l'époque.) Première édition. Le grand neurologue Pierre Marie avait été l'élève de Charcot, à qui l'ouvrage est dédié. Avec un ENVOI de l'auteur sur le faux-titre : " A mon cher maître, le Dr Joffroy, son reconnaissant et dévoué. P. Marie". Alexis Joffroy, (1844-1908), élève et collaborateur de Charcot, était professeur à la Faculté de médecine de Paris, membre de l'Académie de médecine et médecin à l'Asile de Sainte-Anne. Avec Charcot, il décrivit les lésions pathologiques dans l'atrophie musculaire progressive et la poliomyélite. (Voir Garrison-Morton 4665 et 4740). Coiffes abîmées. Intérieur très frais. // You can browse all my books on latude.net

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        The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson

      London -Macmillan and Co., 1892. London -Macmillan and Co., 1892 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A lovely edition of Tennyson&#39;s complete works withan engraved author&#39;s portrait to the frontispiece from a photograph. With a poem dedicated &#39;To the Queen&#39; as a preface dated March 1851. Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson, FRS (1809- 1892) was Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom during much of Queen Victoria&#39;s reign and remains one of the most popular poets in the English language. Previous owner&#39;s ink inscription and initial ink stamp dated 1893 to front blank. Condition: In a a handsome tree calf binding. Externally, in excellent condition but with slight wear to extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright and clean throughoutbut with slight foxing to endpapers. Overall:VERY GOOD INDEED.

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        Pharaohs, Fellahs and Explorers

      New York - Harper and Brothers, 1892. New York - Harper and Brothers, 1892 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A fascinating work of Victorian egyptology by the English novelist, journalist, traveller and Egyptologist Amelia Ann Blanford Edwards (7 June 1831 15 April 1892). Edwards&#39; travels in Egypt had made her aware of the increasing threat directed towards the ancient monuments by tourism and modern development. Determined to stem these threats by the force of public awareness and scientific endeavour, Edwards became a tireless public advocate for the research and preservation of the ancient monuments. Her passion is clear in this meticulously described and profusely illustrated account of Egypt&#39;s ancient wonders. Featuring a frontispiece of the author with facsimile signature. Uncommon. Condition: In a pictorial full cloth binding. Externally, sound with light rubbing and shelfwear. Some small marks to boards and light sunning to spine. Hinges tender. Internally, strained in places with some pages beginning to work loose. Bright and clean throughout. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        Born in Exile

      Adam & Charles Black, London 1892 - Three volumes. [Coustillas A11.1] Handsomely rebound in half green leather with marbled boards and endpapers, gilt titling and decoration to spine with raised bands. It is, however, ex-Brooklyn Public Library with puched and other stamps. Despite this, it's an attractive set, though it has been trimmed somewhat. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testament

      Oxford - Oxford University Press, 1892. Oxford - Oxford University Press, 1892 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce edition of the Holy Bible featuring both the old and new testament. Originally published for the society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. Extended title reads Translatedout ofthe original tongues, and with the former translations diligently compared and revised, by His Majesty&#39;s special command. With gilt inscription to the front board which reads The Gift of Mr Edward Martin to the Parish of Bermondsey, 1645. The Rev. Gerard Duke Wyatt, Rector, Henry Geth Allsworth, Henry Harbord, James Aley Shad, John Francis Tee. Condition: Bound in crushed morocco with gilt lettering to the spine and front board, and brass clasp. Externally, slight rubbing to extremities and spine. Both hingesare strained but firm. Internally, generallyfirmly bound, bright and generally clean, aside from light spotting to endpapers and title page. Tape repairs to pages 350-352, slightly affecting text. Overall: GOOD ..

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        Lyric Love

      London and New York - Macmillan and Co., 1892. London and New York - Macmillan and Co., 1892 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An anthology of love poetry editedby William Watson in a handsome Riviere Binding. Sir William Watson (1858- 1935), was an English poet, popular in his time for the political content of his verse. Anthology includes works by poets such as: Shakespeare, Lovelace, Coleridge and Christina Rossetti. With previous owner&#39;s ink inscription dated 1905 to verso of front free endpaper. With binder&#39;s stamp to verso of front free endpaper. Condition: Handsomely bound in a half morocco binding with cloth covered boards. Externally, smart with only very slight wear to extremities and very slight marginal fading. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright and clean throughout with only the odd handling mark and slight off-setting from binding to endpapers. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.

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        On Sledge and Horseback to the Outcast Siberian Lepers

      London - The Record Press Limited, 1892. London - The Record Press Limited, 1892 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A account of the journey made by Kate Marsden to visit lepers in Siberia. Second edition. With two double-page facsimile letters to the front, detailing Queen Victoria&#39;s interest in the works of Marsden. Illustrated throughout with twenty-five plates, including a full-page map. Kate Marsden (1859 1931) was a battle-hardened nurse who had cared for the wounded during the war between Russia and Turkey in 1878. Yet even those wartime experiences had not prepared her for the grueling equestrian journey she undertook in 1891. Having learned of the horrific conditions under which Russian lepers were forced to live, the resolute nurse sought out the imperial assistance of Englands Queen Victoria, as well as the Empress of Russia, then set off to ride thousands of miles across the wilds of Siberia. The nurse, turned equestrian explorer, was intent on bringing medical relief to Russias forgotten wounded, as well as finding a herb which was allegedly a cure for leprosy. After having completed one of the most difficult equestrian journeys of the late 19th century, Marsden returned to England where the intrepid Long Rider became one of the first women to be elected a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. (LRG)Condition: In a blue cloth binding with gilt detailing. Externally, sound, though with some slight bumping and edgewear. Some light rubbing also. Hinges are strained. Internally, generally firmly bound although strained in places. Ink signature to front free-endpaper. Pages are bright and clean, with just the odd handling marks and some foxing to the tissue guards. Overall: GOOD..

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        FLYING VISITS

      Bristol: J.W. Arrowsmith, nd, [but ca. 1892].. Bristol: J.W. Arrowsmith, nd, [but ca. 1892].. Medium brown pictorial cloth, elaborately decorated in slate and black. Illustrations by the author. Rear inner hinge cracking slightly, cloth faintly handsoiled and lightly rubbed, bookplate on pastedown, otherwise an unusually nice copy. Half morocco slipcase. First edition, published in Arrowsmith&#39;s "Three & Sixpenny Series." A presentation copy from the Irish- born illustrator and film animation pioneer, with an illustrated inscription from the author on the front free endsheet (which also serves as half-title): "Miss Arnold from her flying acquaintance [self portrait sketch of the artist flying through the air] Harry Furniss Halifax 1892." Loosely inserted is an autograph letter, signed, (3pp, 8vo, on letterhead of "The &#39;Humors of Parliament&#39; on Tour", Imperial Hotel, Belfast, 1 September n.y.), from Furniss to the American lecture agent, J.B. Pond, reading in part: "I am glad you have Arnold for America. I shall be glad to hear from you when convenient. All my letters are forwarded ... from &#39;Punch&#39; office. My first week on Tour has been a great success ... I send by this post a local paper - they are all the same - giving me splendid notices." Minor traces of mounting and recipient&#39;s stamp (dated "Sep 16 1891) on verso of letter, else near fine.

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        The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott

      sp;- London - Frederick Warne and Co., 1892. sp;- London - Frederick Warne and Co., 1892 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An anthology of poetical works from renowned poet, Sir Walter Scott. From the Imperial Poets collection. Featuring several tipped in photogravures, including a frontispiece of Walter Scott. Condition: In original cloth binding with gilt detailing. Externally, light rubbing to the extremities and slight marks to the rear board and spine. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean throughout. Prize bookplate neatly pasted to the front pastedown. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        Memoires du General Bon de Marbot

      Paris - Librairie Plon, 1892. Paris - Librairie Plon, 1892 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A copy of the memoirs of General Marcellin Marbot. In French. In 1802, Marbot was arrested on the grounds of being concerned in a plot of the Republicans against the Consulate, but he was released, though Napoleon continued to regard him as an opponent of the established regime. After a term of duty with the army in Santo Domingo he participated in the campaigns of 1806-7, and from 1808 to 1811 he was employed in the Peninsular War. In the Russian War of 1812 he was wounded and made prisoner. At the end of two years of captivity he returned to France at the general peace, was aide-de-camp to Marshal Davout during the Hundred Days, and thereafter passed into retirement, from which he did not emerge until 1830. He attained the rank of marechal-de-camp under Louis Philippe and died at Bra on 2 June 1844. With frontispiece to each volume. Complete in three volumes. Condition: In cloth bindings. Externally sound, though rubbed. Some light bumping also. Internally, generally firmly bound, although slightly strained in places. Closed tear to title page of volume I. Pages are bright, with some scattered foxing throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Barrack Room Ballads and other Verses

      London: Methuen & Co, 1892. London: Methuen & Co, 1892. First English edition. Russet cloth, gilt title on spine and gilt vignette of bugler on lower rightcorner of front cover. Excellent condition. Large paper copy, 144 x 233mm, pp. [viii], ix-xx, 208. Title page in red and black with vignette of bugler between author and publisher. Laid paper. Top edge gilt, other edges uncut. Ex-lib bookplate on front pastedown of Kenneth H. M. Connal. Printed by Constable at the Edinburgh University Press A variant on Stewart 108, this large paper copy of the first edition differs from the Stewart description in several details: the page size, lack of adverts, and bugler vignette on front cover, and does not have the limitation note of the limited deluxe edition on the verso of title page as listed by Stewart

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        L&#39;Etui de Nacre

      Paris - Calmann-Levy, 1892. Paris - Calmann-Levy, 1892 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Mother of Pearl is a novel and the story of a hermit and a faun. Written by Anatole France (1844- 1924),who was a French poet, journalist, and novelist. In french. France was a successful novelist, with several best-sellers. Ironic and sceptical, he was considered in his day the ideal French man of letters. He was a member of the Acadmie franaise, and won the Nobel Prize for Literature in recognition of his literary achievements. With previous owner&#39;s bookplate to front pastedown. Condition: In a half calf binding with cloth covered boards. Externally, generally smart but with veryslight bumping and wear to extremities and only a couple of marks to boards. Internally, firmly bound. Bright but with the odd spot throughout and scattered spotting to endpapers. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Bygmester Solness.

      . Skuespil i tre Akter. Orig. udgave. Kbhvn. 1892. 220 s. Orig. komp. hellrd. med tresidet guldsnit. Navn pa friblad. Publisher's pictorial cloth..

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        Mysterier. Roman.

      . Originaludgave. Kbhvn. 1892. 516 s. Rent og fast ekesmplar indbundet i samtidigt hellaerred med ubetydelige slidmaerker..

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