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        The Art of Golf

      Edinburgh David Douglas 1892. Covers rubbed with splits and small loss to head of spine. Boards slightly bowed. Inner hinge cracking. Slightly foxed Second Edition, revised Illustrated board covers with black leather spine 230mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). 186pp. 20 photographic plates and 10 diagrams. Inscribed by previous owner on fep.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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        The Naulahka: A Story of West and East

      London: Heinemann, 1892. First. hardcover. very good(+). Original wrs. bound in, 276pp., small 8vo, 19th- century full brown morocco, small red poppies on gilt-dec. covers, gilt-stamped raised bands, inner dentelles, t.e.g.; (corners lightly rubbed, otherwise near fine). London: Heinemann, 1892. Firts edition. A charming, very good(+) copy.

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        The Art of Golf

      Edinburgh: David Douglas. Covers rubbed with splits and small loss to head of spine. Boards slightly bowed. Inner hinge cracking. Slightly foxed. 1892. Second Edition, revised. Illustrated board covers with black leather spine. 230mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). 186pp. 20 photographic plates and 10 diagrams. Inscribed by previous owner on fep. .

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        Costumes & Customs in Japan... (Vol 2 only)

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

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

      Saint Paul, MN: West Publishing Co., 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.. First Edition. Thick Octavo.

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB]
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        "Complete Choctaw definer, English with Choctaw definition."

      "J. W. Baldwin, printer and publisher" "Van Buren, Ark.": "J. W. Baldwin, printer and publisher". 1892. "First edition (5000 copies printed), 8vo, pp. 84, [10]; text in double column; original green cloth worn and soiled, joints cracked and text block almost loose from binding; but complete. & & Graff 4557. Gilcrease- Hargrett, p. 136: ""a very scarce volume."""

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        Medicinal Plants: An Illustrated and Descriptive Guide to Plants Indigenous to and Naturalized in the United States Which are Used in Medicine

      Philadelphia: John C. Yorston & Co., 1892. Hardcover. Fine. Two volumes. 4to. Illustrated with 180 full page chromolithographed plates embodying over 1000 drawings by the author. Half maroon morocco; spines in five compartments, gilt. Pebble-grain maroon cloth boards blocked with a gilt vignette title on the upper bnards. All edges marbled; marbled endpapers. Only a trace of wear: a fine set.

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      90X67 1892 - papel N, Ligeros pliegues, bordes alguna pequeña rotura poster carteles ferias exposiciones publicidad historia cristobal colon

      [Bookseller: Librería Maestro Gozalbo]
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        Canceled Check Payable to Lucy Stone.

      Jan 2, 1892, Boston - Canceled check drawn on the North National Bank by Henry R. Blackwell drawn to the order of "Mrs. Lucy Stone" and endorsed by her at reverse in black ink Lucy Stone. Size: 2-7/8" x 7-7/8", white paper printed in dark blue. Two punch holes, else fine. Lucy Stone (1818-1893) feminist, abolitionist and suffragist, had as a young woman decided against marriage; she would " 'call no man my master' " [NAW]. Henry Blackwell, seven years her junior, set out to persuade her that marriage need not be a constraint but a partnership. After marriage, Lucy chose to keep her maiden name, prefixing it with a "Mrs." to denote her marital status and thus added the phrase "Lucy Stoner" to the language to mean a married woman retaining her given name. Henry Blackwell kept faith with his wife; throughout her life he worked to enable her to pursue the cause of women's rights. His financial and moral support made her long-time editorship of the WOMEN'S JOURNAL possible. Written at the end of her life, the check documents the respect and integrity between these two remarkable people who so profoundly directly and indirectly effected the women's rights movement. NAW III, pp. 387 - 390. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        La Russie - impressions, portraits, paysages. Illustrations de Henri Lanos.

      Paris: Emile Testard, 1892 - Edition originale, grand in-8; exemplaire du tirage de luxe à cent exemplaires numérotés, celui-ci l'un des 35 sur Japon (premier papier, n°26) avec les eaux-fortes en 4 états, dont deux avec remarques et une épreuve en bistre; faux-titre, page de titre en rouge et noir illustrée d'une vignette, 362p., [1p. Table]; 5 planches hors-texte gravées à l'eau-forte dont le frontispice, nombreuses vignettes sur bois dans le texte. Reliure d'époque en demi-chagrin noir, dos à nerfs, plats et gardes marbrés, tranche supérieure dorée. Très bon exemplaire sans rousseurs. Récit d'un voyage en Russie très bien illustré par Lanos. Vicaire VII, 534. [Attributes: First Edition]

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

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

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        Catalogue of the Works of Antiquity and Art Collected by the Late William Henry Forman, Esq., Pippbrook House, Dorking, Surrey, and Removed in 1890 to Callaly Castle, Northumberland, by Major A. H. Brown

      Printed for Private Circulation. 1892. 4to, [4],209,[32]pp., 7 plates of outlines of Greek vases, section on Greek vases, Statuary, Bronze etc. and Hogarth's life and work, cont. full polished calf, five raised bands, spine gilt extra, contrasting red morocco label, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, a fine copy. Thomas Seaton Forman (1791-1850) and his brother William Henry Forman (1794-1869), had a very successful career within the Welsh iron trade. "His wealth also allowed him to purchase Pippbrook House, Dorking, in 1849, and then to indulge fully in his hobby of collecting antiques and objets d'art. He died in 1850 at Pisa, while on a collecting trip to Italy."—(Oxford DNB). The collection then past into the hands of William Henry who had a purpose built museum erected at Pippbrook to house it. "Upon his death the 'London Illustrated News' informs us that the house was left to Thomas Seaton's widow Elizabeth, but that the residue of the estate, presumably including the contents of the museum were left to William's nephew, Alexander Henry Brown, the eldest son of his sister Helena, who had married a Major Arthur Henry Browne of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Before the removal of the contents of Pippbrook House a 'Catalogue of the Works of Antiquity and Art collected by the late William Henry Forman... and removed in 1890 to Callaly Castle, Northumberland' was produced by Major Arthur Henry Browne and William Chaffers. Upon the death of Elizabeth, who had since remarried, the estate was bedevilled by family disputes; Pippbrook House was eventually sold up by order of the Court of Chancery, and the Forman Collection was dispersed at a sale by Sotheby's on 19th June 1899."—Ashton, Pictures in the Garrick Club. pp. 266-267. The Catalogue briefly listing over 4000 items and includes a 32 page glossary of terms used in ancient art.

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        Children's Rights; A Book of Nursery Logic

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin. 1892. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed first edition, 1892. Blue cloth hardcover, 235 pp. + ads., clean unmarked text, Very Good copy, discoloration or age-toning to the pages and to the page-edges, darkening to the spine, a bit of wear to the tips of the covers. Our copy housed in protective glassine, no dust jacket. First blank with "Kate Wiggin Own copy" in Wiggin's hand.

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        The Children's Voyage to the Cape

      London: Nelson 1892, 1892-01-01. Unknown Binding. Good/No Dustjacket. blue boards with black decoration. Rub wear to board edges. Spine ends and corners bumped. prize plate on ffep. pages tanned with some thumb marking. 122 pages

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        Fine nineteenth century Linen Damask Tablecloth, (1819-1901, Queen of Great Britain)

      1892 - designed with Royal Motifs and 'Honi Soit qui Mal y Pense' in the centre and a pink embroidered crest over the initials "V.R.I." and below that the date and place "B.P." (Buckingham Palace), 34" x 60",

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        Autograph letter signed.

      Simla (India), 23. V. 1892. - 8vo. 8 pp. on 4 ff. Gilt-embossed crowned royal stationery. With original stamped and sealed mailing envelope. An engaging letter, evidently sent in conjunction with a listing of the maharajrana's horses ("every one tells me that if is the finest Arab stable in India [.]"). In it he gives accounts of his successes as a participant in local racing: "As it was the 1st year I gave this I did not think it right to run myself for the gold cup [.] I also divided the Guzrot cup this year with my cousin. I did not care to run against him, as I saw lie was awfully nervous & nearly cried when he was in the final & knew he had to run [against] me [.] I was [.] delighted to divide with him, for I have taught him the game & this was the first time we [tied for] a cup & as I have all the cups now I prefer it with both of our names on this for we may never have a chance of putting our names on one again [.]". - His Highness discusses other racing matters, and ends by reporting that the temperature is 120 in the shade. Nihal Singh received the order of Commander of the Bath, and frontier medal for services in the Tirah campaign; he ruled from 1873 until his death in 1901. General Sir Thomas Dennehy (b. 1829) served as Political Agent, Dholpur, 1879-85; he was extra Groom in Waiting to Queen Victoria in 1888 and to Edward VII in 1901. The sharing of enthusiasm for equestrian sports between British officers and administrators and well-placed Indians was an imperishable feature of the British Raj, as this interesting and affectionate letter shows. - Letter in fine condition, envelope with closed tear. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Days and Hours in a Garden

      London: Elliot Stock, 1892. Presentation copy inscribed by the author to Mrs. Kingsley dated 1895. 210pp. illustrated by the author. The author was considered to be the most important female illustrator of the 1860s. Because of her social position, she always used her initials on her books and her art to hide her identity. She rarely exhibited her work. She became one of the first British artists to illustrate the stories of Hans Christian Andersen. A lovely book bound in full brown morocco decorated in a blind stamped floral design with rules in gilt, design repeated on spine, floral endpapers, original vellum front wrapper bound in, upper joint has a meticulous repair, armorial bookplate to front pastedown "Fanshaws", tiny chip to head otherwise a very handsome copy housed in a custom cloth clamshell.. 12mo.

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        Mapa De Los Ferro Carriles De La Repblica Argentina...

      Buenos Aires, Direccin de Ferro Carriles Nacionales, 1892. Printed color topographical map, four parts of eighteen sections each, backed with linen. Each part consists of a single horizontal fold and nine vertical folds and isattached to its covers at the lower left section. Each section measures 8.25 x 12.25 inches. Each unfolded part of 18 sections measures 24.5 inches high by 74.5 inches wide, the entire map unfolds to eight feet two inches in height and six feet two inches wide. Title continues: Y De Los Paises Limtrofes. Construido segun los datos instrucciones suministrados por el Presidente de la Direccion Dor Don Luis Faraoz por el Ingeniero Gegrafo Dor Jos Chavanne. The four parts are bound in embossed green cloth covers printed in gold. Despite a bit of old worming and minor stains, the map is handsome and brilliant. Scale: 1: 1,000,000. Oval stamp of the DFCN near the cartouche. The map encompasses approximately 41 South latitude to approx. 20 S. latitude, and approx. 53 West longitude to a little beyond 73 W. latitude. This includes Chile along its entire western border, in some cases to the Pacific, and parts of Bolivia, Paraguay, and Uruguay. Railroad lines are shown as far south as Baha Nueva in Chubut on the east coast and a bit inland from Valdivia (Chile) in the west; in the north Asuncin is the farthest inland reach, and both completed and projected sections of the Transandine (Valparaiso toBuenos Aires) line are shown (the last tunnel was completed in 1909). Development ofrailways in Argentina dates from 1857 and was mostly supported by private companies largely controlled in England, about 15% being owned and operated by the government. Produced following an investment crisis in 1890, this map may have been intended toencourage support of an already well developed transportation system carrying thepastoral and agricultural products of Argentina?s steadily developing export trade, which contributed greatly to maintaining the country?s economic stability. Besides showing railways, the large scale on which this map was produced allows acomprehensive view of the country and its physical peculiarities. Dry rivers, mountain peaks, saline lakes, central plateaus, the Gran Chaco, countless rivers? allareshown with the detail and elevations one expects from railroad survey expeditions. Stock#NS0156.

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        The Social Economist: Gunton's Magazine

      New York: Institute of social economics, 1892. First Edition. Gunton supports not only the importance of organized labor and legislative aid to economic and social forces but also the importance of concentrated capitol; a unique stand in an era where the champions of labor and the advocates for capitalism hardly got along. Octavo. Marbled boards. Nearly complete run with only Vol. 7, 26 & 27 missing. Vol 1-9 are entitled The Social Economist; from Vol 8 onward the work was renamed Gunton's Magazine. Boards and joints moderately rubbed with some chips on spine; a few boards tender and one board detached; else in good condition.

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        The Book of Choice for the Garden, Conservatory, and Stove: Describing and Giving Explicit Cultural Directions. [3 Volume Set]

      London: L. Upcott Gill, 1892. Hardbacks, no dust-wrappers. 3 volume set. Vol. I, from Introduction to Athyrium, folding frontis, vii, 666pp. Vol. II, from Blechnum to Nothochlaena, colour frontis, viii, 621pp. Vol. III, from Ochropteris to Woodwardia, colour frontis, vi, 457pp. 67 black and white or tinted plates (some folding), 21 chromolithograph plates. original blind and giltstamped cloth. gilt titles to spines and front boards, all edges gilt. Corners scuffed. Slight fraying to head and tail of spines. Inner hinges split, with rear inner hinge split to vol 3. Previous owner's name to half-titles. Slight foxing to first and last few pages of each volume, with occasional foxing to contents.. 1st Ed. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 25.5 x 19.0 Cms.

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      Gorlitz and Heidelberg: Starke and Siebert, 1892. Some minor scuffing, but bright and sound. Folio. xii, 28p, [ii], + 62 chromolithographed plates highlighted in silver and gold. Bound in full brown embossed morocco over beveled boards with pattern endpapers, a.e.g, the spine and covers with ornate titles and designs in gilt and darker brown Quite nice examples of chromolithography in a striking binding

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      John Murray 1892 Wear to extremities and slight dampstaining to volume one; Including Sicily, Palermo, Naples, Pompeii, Vesuvius, and lots more ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 418,21,48,11,52 pages

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        The works of John Greenleaf Whittier. [complete in 9 volumes]

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

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        The Story of Nell Gwyn: and the Sayings of Charles the Second. Related and Collected by Peter Cunningham, F.S.A. with the Author's Latest Corrections...Edited with an Introduction, Additional Notes and a Life of the Author by Henry B. Wheatley

      London: W.W. Gibbings, 18 Bury Street, Fifteenth of November, 1892. No. 238 of 250 copies. 8vo. Illustrated with Portraits and All Original Ilustrations. EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED WITH THE INSERTION OF SOME 40 ENGRAVED PORTRAITS. Elegantly bound in full purple morocco, gilt upper and lower covers tooled with floral leaf borders enclosing gilt cupids and NG monograms, panelled spines with same devices, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endleaves, t.e.g., by Stikeman. Spine a little sunned, slight rubbing to extremities, A FINE AND HANDSOME COPY . A lively account of Charles and Nell, who as an aspiring actress was advised to "Make yourself mistress of your part", and went on to become mistress of a good deal more than that. Extra-illustrated with some 40 plates, done in line engraving, being portraits of individuals mentioned in the text, including Cromwell, Dryden, William Penn, Marlborlough, Shakespeare, Thomas More, Pepys, Christopher Wren, and a number of elegant and fetching ladies of the court, or close to it. A fascinating panorama of one of the most interesting periods--and persons--in English history

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        Autograph Note, signed ("W Morris"), to bookseller and publisher Alfred Nutt, declining an offer: "- it is too big for me to touch. I can't afford it"

      Kelmscott House, Upper Mall, Hammersmith, january 16, 1892. 3 x 5 inches. On half-penny postcard with Kelmscott House address. Old smudge, else fine . A short note to Alfred Tr¸bner Nutt, publisher and scholar, son of bookseller and publisher David Nutt. Morris and Nutt shared an interest in Celtic history and sagas

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        A Monograph on Privately-Illustrated Books. A Plea for Bibliomania

      Privately printed Flatbush, Long Island: Privately printed. 1892. First. Quarto. 502pp. Unopened. Printed Japanese vellum wrappers. Copy number 16 of 25 copies printed on Whatman paper, and signed by the publisher (Theodore DeVinne & Co.). Split and small chips on the vellum and first leaf along the top edge of the spine, apparently the book was meant to be rebound. Very scarce in original wrappers. .

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        EGYPT Part Second: Upper Egypt with Nubia

      Karl Baedeker 1892 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

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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 Ludwig Ritter von Höhnel.

      Wien. Alfred Hölder, 1892. - 1. Auflage, mit 179 Original-Illustrationen und zwei großen Karten in reichem Farbendruck, gr.8°. 23,8 x 17,3 cm. XVIII,877, 2 Bll. Faltk. Seiten, In gutem Zustand. Einband minimal berieben, Schnitt leicht gebräunt, einige Seiten in den Rändern minimal stockig, der Buchblock insgesamt aber sauber und frisch, Halbfranzband. Ludwig von Höhnel (1857 - 1942) österre. Forscher und Graf von Teleki unternahmen 1887/88 eine Expedition naxch Ostafrika, wobei der Stephanie- und der Rudolph-See entdeckt wurden. Teleki widmete sich vorwiegend der Großwildjagd, Höhnel der geographischen Erforschung des bereisten Landes. Ihre wissenschaftliche Bedeutung erhielt die Expedition durch Höhnels präzise Beobachtungen und Kartenaufnahmen des ostafrikanischen Grabens. 1891 schlug Höhnel vor" , jene eigenartige tektonische Erscheinung . der Kürze halber mit Graben oder Senke zu bezeichnen" Nach weiteren Afrika-Reisen diente Höhnel auf mehreren Schiffen und wurde zum Konteradmiral befördert. das Buch mit einigen Beilagen. brauner, illustrierter Leinenband mit Gold- und Schwarzprägung, Hardcover in Leinwand, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        How It Was: Four Years Among the Rebels

      Nashville: Publishing House Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1892. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. First Edition. Hardcover. 12mo. 204pp. Illustrated. Yellow decorated cloth hardcover with floral design on front cover and spine. Gilt title on spine. Light shelf wear and dulling to cloth. Light edge wear. Light scattered foxing to end sheets. Previous owner pencil name on front free end paper. Scarce.

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        The Book of Choice Ferns for the Garden, Conservatory, and Stove Complete 3 Volumes

      London : L. Upcott Gill . . 1892 . 1 St . . .

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        THE GERM GROWERS. AN AUSTRALIAN STORY OF ADVENTURE AND MYSTERY. By Robert Easterley and John Wilbraham [pseudonym]

      Melbourne: Melville, Mullen, & Slade. London: Hutchinson & Co.,. 1892. original medium blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in dark blue.. Cloth rubbed at spine ends, corner tips, and along outer joints,. spine panel a bit darkened, some foxing and darkening to endpapers, a. very good copy. Still a nice copy and better than most extant copies.. (#110244). First edition, Australian issue. The Australian issue utilizes the same sheets as the British issue with signature [A] replaced. Among the earliest novels to postulate an invasion of earth by malignant aliens. "The two most imaginative and colorful of the early [Australian] romances were THE LAST LEMURIAN: A WESTRALIAN ROMANCE (1898) by G. Firth Scott and THE GERM GROWERS (1892) by Robert Potter... Potter's THE GERM GROWERS more closely resembles the SF of today. It is probably the world's first story of an alien invasion, produced in Melbourne six years before H. G. Wells's THE WAR OF THE WORLDS. Shape-shifter aliens establish bases in wilderness areas of Earth, including northwest Australia. Unlike the Martians of Wells's book, they do not resort to open warfare with vastly superior technology, but use airships, invisibility, and biological weapons. While exploring the Kimberleys, two English youths stumble upon a plot by the aliens to destroy humanity through the breeding of new forms of plague. At first the conspirators appear merely to be members of some secret society, but it is soon revealed that they are nothing less than devils from outer space (their leader being Signor Niccolo Davelli). The heroes refuse to work for these disease-disseminating devils, and good triumphs over evil when they are rescued by an angel. As in much modern 'aliens among us' SF, the world remains blissfully unaware of the danger by the novel's end because another more benevolent race of aliens steps in to keep the peace." - Blackford, et al., Strange Constellations: A History of Australian Science Fiction, pp. 14-6; 227. "History as an occult battle between two races for humanity." - Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 50. "A literate, pre-Wellsian novel with considerable imagination." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1227. Bleiler, Science- Fiction: The Early Years 646. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 177. Larnach, Materials Towards a Checklist of Australian Fantasy to 1937 (1950), p. 17. Locke, Voyages in Space 164. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 96. Bleiler (1978), p. 160. Reginald 11836.

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        Die essbaren Schwämme und die giftigen Arten mit welche dieselben verwechselt werden können

      Zurich, M. Kreutzmann, 1892. 4to. xlii, 118 pp., 52 chromolithographed plates, finished by hand, and two plain lithographs. Original half leather binding with title printed in gilt on the front cover.* Rare German edition (Volbracht: "sehr selten") of this finely illustrated work on the edible and poisonous mushrooms of Switzerland, and bordering regions in France and Germany. The plates, drawn by the author, are of an outstanding quality and often sold separately. Fritz Leuba (1848-1910) was a Swiss pharmacist and as such very interested in venomous and edible mushrooms. Professionally rebacked, with part of the original spine with gilt title laid down. A very good copy with nice clean plates. Nissen BBI, 1183; Stafleu & Cowan, 4458; Volbracht, 1172.

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        Principes de Dressage et d'Equitation

      Paris: Flammarion, 1892. 3e Edition, revue, corrigEe, et considerablement augmentEe. Tall 8vo. Title page vignette, illustrated with 36 plates. xiv, [2], 425 pp. Grey printed wrappers, rebacked. Text block toned, else fine. In custom red half morocco slipcase. Mennessier de la Lance I:483-4; Grimshaw pp. 66-7 . James Fillis (1834-1913) was an Englishman by birth who lived many years in France, and later in Germany and Russia, where he was master of the St. Petersburg Cavalry School. He was "acclaimed by many as one of the greatest horsemen and riders of all time" (Grimshaw). This work, first published in 1890, here in the third edition, with a new preface and expanded to include the 30-lesson riding course taught by FIllis in Brussels (and one additional plate). The work was translated into English by Capt. M. Horace Hayes as Breaking and Riding (1902). Uncommon

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      1892. Edited by H.G.O. Blake. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1892. Original dark green cloth with facsimile signature in gilt, beveled. First Edition, which consisted of only 1020 copies (Borst says there were only 500, but Blanck's figure is more likely). This was the last of Thoreau's four "seasons" to be posthumously published from his journal: EARLY SPRING had come out in 1881, followed by SUMMER in 1884; curiously, WINTER came next, in 1888. Even using Blanck's larger number of copies, AUTUMN is one of the two scarcest (EARLY SPRING consisted of 1018 copies, while the other two consisted of 1260 and 1550 respectively).~This is a bright copy, fine with just a bit of rubbing at the extremities. With the bookplate of Henry Hornblower, plus part of the small Brentano's booklabel (probably from this copy's initial sale). Borst A11.1.a; Blanck 20130.

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        Favorite Flies & Their Histories

      Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin, 1892. First Edition, first issue, with date "1892" on title-page. Thick 8vo. Illustrated with 32 color plates of flies, engravings of natural insects & 8 photos. viii, [ii], 521 pp. Bound in three quarters morocco and marbled boards. Ownership of Alfred A. Kiggins. About fine. Wetzel p. 180; Goodspeed, p. 276 et seq.; Bruns M40 . The classic work of late nineteenth century American fly fishing. An interesting and attractive book, "an important work on the flies in use during the latter past of the nineteenth century - exquisite colored plates -" (Wetzel), which went into several editions. It was written (and compiled from her father's correspondence) by the daughter of Charles F. Orvis, famed American tackle-maker and author of "Fishing With the Fly" (1883). Goodspeed notes that while Mrs. Marbury was "not herself a fisher-woman", she was an expert at making flies, which she tied without the aid of a vise. Much of the book consists of the replies her father received from anglers to whom he had posed questions concerning the sport

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        To the Snows of Tibet Through China

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co. 1892, 1st Edition. () [xviii],268pp. Very good. Tall octavo. Original blue cloth; cover ornament in gilt with stamped border. Spine title in gilt; area slightly darkened, minor bumping to crown and foot. Boards slightly scuffed and marked. Former owner's name in ink on 1st blank; scratched out. Frontispiece with tissue guard, shows the author "in Chinese travelling dress". Includes 28 illustrations, 4 plates and single fold out map of the province of Sze-chuen, China. Ribbon marker..

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        Pride and Prejudice volumes one and two

      J M Dent and company 1892 - Volumes one and two from an 1892 Dent ten volume edition beautifully half rebound goatskin, with marbled boards and endpapers, there is a previous owner plate to ffep and an inscription to the following blank endpages, there is a small scuffmark to bottom of ffep on both volumes, pages are clean, please see pics, paypal accepted, any questions please get in touch. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Colotomy, Inguinal, Lumbar, and Transverse, for Cancer or Stricture with Ulceration of the Large Intestine

      London Bailliere, Tindall and Cox 1892. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Cover lightly rubbed. Light foxxing. Ex.-lib. Royal College of Surgeons First Edition Brown hardback cloth cover 220mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). 199pp.

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        Cynthia Wakeham’s Money

      By Anna Katharine Green Author of “The Leavenworth Case,” “Hand and Ring,” “The Mill Mystery,” “The Old Stone House,” etc. etc. G.P. Putnam’s Sons, New York, 27, West Twenty-third Street / London, 24, Bedford Street, Strand, 1892. Double f’cap 16mo; half-title not called for; blank and integral half-tone frontispiece precede title-page; pp.[4 (including frontispiece)]+iv+336; diagonally fine-ribbed brown and cream mixed-weave cloth blocked dark brown and brownish-pink, lettered dark brown, on front cover, lettered and with short rule, gilt, on spine; end-papers printed with fine-seaweed-frond pattern in green. Fine copy. The more expensive issue, in cloth, of a book also known in wrappers. A scarce title in either issue, especially fine, as here. A melodramatic story, involving a curse and an apparent haunting. Hubin, p.180 All books listed by Robert Temple are first editions unless otherwise stated.

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        Up the Niger. Narrative of Major Claude MacDonald's Mission to the Niger and Benue Rivers, West which is added a Chapter on Native Musical Instruments by Captain C.R. Day

      London: George Phillip & Son, 1892 - First edition. 8vo. With Map (folding), Illustrations and Appendix. 326 pp. Original black cloth, stamped in silver in Arabic on the upper cover. Nice copy, some foxing [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Principes de Dressage et d'Equitation

      Paris: Flammarion, 1892 - James Fillis (1834-1913) was an Englishman by birth who lived many years in France, and later in Germany and Russia, where he was master of the St. Petersburg Cavalry School. He was "acclaimed by many as one of the greatest horsemen and riders of all time" (Grimshaw). This work, first published in 1890, here in the third edition, with a new preface and expanded to include the 30-lesson riding course taught by FIllis in Brussels (and one additional plate). The work was translated into English by Capt. M. Horace Hayes as Breaking and Riding (1902). Uncommon 3e édition, revue, corrigée, et considerablement augmentée. Tall 8vo. Title page vignette, illustrated with 36 plates. xiv, [2], 425 pp. Grey printed wrappers, rebacked. Text block toned, else fine. In custom red half morocco slipcase. Mennessier de la Lance I:483-4; Grimshaw pp. 66-7 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Untersuchungen Ueber die Ausbreitung der elektrischen Kraft [ Über ]

      Johann Ambrosius Barth Leipzig: Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1892. Half-Leather. Very Good. VI, [2], 295, [1] pages. Half leather over marbled boards. Minor wear and scuffing to the leather extremities, front joint just starting at top. Bright and clean internally.'THE THEORY OF WIRELESS TELEGRAPHY'. Hertz produced experimental proof of Faraday and Maxwell's hypothesis that 'electrical waves can be projected through space...' starting in 1887. 'By inducing the waves to produce an electric spark at a distance, with no apparentt connexion between the oscillator and the spark gap, and by moving the sparking apparatus so that the length of the spark varied, [Hertz] proved beyond question the passage of electric waves through space...J. J. Thomson described the results as 'one of the most marvellous triumphs of experimental skill.'' This volume collects and reprints papers on electrical waves first published between 1887-1890 in Annalen der Physik und Chemie. Includes explanatory notes and Hertz's 31 page introduction.'This discovery and its demonstration led directly to radio communications, television and radar.' See Norman 1061, PMM 377, Ekelof 1455, Dibner Heralds of Science 71 (refering to one of the articles in Annalen), Sparrow Milestones of Science p.47.

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      Munchen, Franz Hanfstaengl, 1892. In folio imperiale (cm. 50 x 37); pp. 8 n.nn. di testo e 62 disegni, di cui 9 a colori. Legatura editoriale in tela verde, illustrazione al piatto anteriore con titolo e fregi in oro. Tutti i personaggi riscontrabili nella storia di Capri. Contadini, paesani, scene di vita, panorami, stradette e vie. E? l?opera più famosa su Capri. Per i disegni, per le didascalie che accompagnano ciascuna illustrazione, per il taglio delle vedute, per i costumi degli abitanti, per l?architettura oggi scomparsa, l?opera di Allers è assai suggestiva e bella

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        Denkschrift über das Oldenburgische Eisenbahnwesen. In Anlaß der fünfundzwanzigjährigen Dauer des Betriebes herausgegeben von der Großherzoglichen Eisenbahn-Direktion. 15. Juli 1867 - 1892. Titel auf Deckel: Oldenburgisches Eisenbahnwesen 1867 - 1892

      Oldenburg, Schulze 1892. 22 cm. (4), 60 Seiten mit 11 Anlagen (davon 6 doppelblattgroß und 4 mehrfach gefaltet, davon 1 in Kopie), Festeinband, Leineneinband der Zeit - Koolman 2089 - Seltene Festschrift zur Eisenbahngeschichte. Inhalt: Berichte über den Bau einzelner Strecken: Oldenburg - Bremen, Oldenburg - Wilhelmshaven, Oldenburg - Leer, Hude - Brake - Nordenham, Sande - Jever - Landesgrenze, Oldenburg - Quakenbrück - Osnabrück, Ocholt - Westerstede, Ahlhorn - Vechta - Lohne, Essen - Löningen, Jever - Carolinensiel; Organisation der Betriebsverwaltung; Lokomotiven, Wagen, Werkstätten, Tarife, finanzielle Ergebnisse; Pensionen und Hilfskassen. Anlagen: A. Übersichtskarte 1892; B I. Fahrplan 1889; B II. Fahrplan 1890; B III. Fahrplan 1891; B IV. Fahrplan 1892; C I. Anzahl und Leistung der Lokomotiven, Brennmaterialverbrauch, Kosten für Brennmaterial und Unterhaltung; C II. Anzahl der Wagen, Leistung der Wagen, Sitzplätze der Personenwagen und Ladegewicht der Güterwagen, Kosten für Anschaffung und Unterhaltung der Personen- und Güterwagen; D. Bildliche Darstellung des Personenverkehrs 1891; E. Bildliche Darstellung des Viehverkehrs 1891 (in Kopie); F. Bildliche Darstellung des Güterverkehrs 1891; G. Bildliche Darstellung der Betriebsergebnisse 1868 - 1891. Einband durch Feuchtigkeit fleckig, Rücken restauriert, Buchblock am Bund Rostflecken, Stempel auf Titelblatt -

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        The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes Strand Magazine 1892-1893 Original publication of the short stories

      George Newnes, 1892. Hardcover, Good. "George Newnes, London July 1892 to December 1893. Strand Magazine. 3 volumes. Half bound leather over marbled boards. Lettered in gold at the spine. Illustrated. These are the original publication of the short stories that would be later published together as The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. Arthur Conan Doyle: """"Silver Blaze"""", """"The Yellow Face"""", """"The Stockbroker's Clerk"""", """"The Yellow Face"""", """"Gloria Scott"""", """"The Musgrave Ritual"""", """"The Reigate Squires"""", """"The Crooked Man"""", """"The Resident Patient"""", """"The Greek Interpreter"""", """"The Naval Treaty"""", """"The Final Problem"""". Condition: Good, shelf wear and rubbing, chipping at the spine of the 1892 volume, endpaper missing at the first 1893 volume, front hinge of the second volume from 1893 repaired, foxing spots, rounded corners, previous owner's name at the first volume from 1893, small stain at the top edge of the gutter at the first few pages and last few pages of the second volume from 1893."

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        TRUDY TIBETSKOY EKSPEDITSII ("Transactions of the Tibetan Expedition"). All Three parts. First Edition

      St. Petersburg: The Imperial Geographical Society, 1892-1896 Three parts bound in two volumes. Text in Russian. Small folio (12" x 8-3/4") cloth bindings. Frontispiece; illustrations; maps, plans, etc. (large foldouts). Complete. Two private library stamps on the title page of the first volume. Part I. Mikhail Vasil'evich Pevtsov. PUTESHESTVIYE PO VOSTOCHNOMU TURKESTANU... ("Travel Along East Turkestan..."). 1895. VIII, 423 pp. Part 2. Karl Inanovich Bogdanovich. GEOLOGICHESKIYE ISSLEDOVANIYA V VOSTOCHNOM TURKESTANE ("Geological Researches in East Turkestan"). 1892. VIII, 167, (1) pp. Part 3. Vsevolod Ivanovich Roborovskiy and Petr Kuz'mich Kozlov. EKSKURSII V STORONU OT PUTEY TIBETSKOY EKSPEDITSII ("Side Trips from the Route of the Tibetan Expedition"). 1896. (4), 126, (1) pp. For the book Pevtsov received the major award in this field: Constantine Medal. Rare, especially complete. Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website.. 1st.. HB.

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        LEKTSII PO SRAVNITEL'NOY PATOLOGII VOSPALENIYA ("Lectures on the Comparative Pathology of Inflammation"). First Edition

      St. Petersburg: K. L. Rikker, 1892 Author: Ilya Mechnikov. Text in Russian. Leather backed cloth titled to spine. Illustrated with text drawings and color lithographic plates. Old private library stamps. A famous Mechnikov's book. Rare. Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website.. 1st ed.. HB.

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        STAROYE ZHIT'E ("Old Life"). First Edition

      St. Petersburg, 1892 Author: Mikhail Ivanovich Pyliaev [Pyliayev, Pyliaiev, Pylyaev, Pylyaiev, Pylyayev] (1842-1899). Text in Russian. Hardcover with cloth, decorated in gilt; decorated endpapers. 318, [1] pp. [Rare] Please see the pictures. For more images please visit our website.. 1st ed.. HB.

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        Il Museo Archeologico e Numismatico di Livorno.

      Subject: (Archeologia - Numismatica). Livorno, Meucci, (1892), 4to mezza tela, frontespizio litogr. pp. 140-(2) + 17 belle tav. litogr. f.t.

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