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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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        The Adventure of the Silver Blaze

      Strand Magazine 1892 - The separate issue of the Strand Magazine, in very good condition in original wrappers, with almost all of the spine intact. Contains the Sherlock Holmes story The Adventure of the Silver Blaze. December, 1892. The single loose issues of the Strand magazine, which contain the first appearances of the Sherlock Holmes stories, are much less common than the bound volumes. This story is one of the most famous in the Sherlock Holmes canon, with the classic line about the "curious incident in the night," when the dog did not bark. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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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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        Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

      Harper & Brothers Publishers 1892 - Very good in original blue cloth covered boards. First edition, first issue 1892. Issue point: "if had," p. 65, 14). Original owner's stamp on the front free endpage and on title page. There is some separation of the front free end and title pages from the binding, and the back cover is almost entirely separated from spine. A small amount of staining on the top and bottom page ends. Comes housed in a custom slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        GAME BIRDS and SHOOTING-SKETCHES;

      London, Henry Sotheran 1892 - Folio., bound in half red morocco gilt, t.e.g; [xii] + 72pp, portrait frontis + 16 coloured lithograph plates, 18 tinted autotypes plus illus from wood engravings within text. Some light foxing, first colour plate dampstained at corners, rear cover rather dampstained, with scraps of old newspaper adhered. A Good, Sound copy overall. (SHELF 5) NOTE: Heavy Book (3.5 kg+): postage outside the UK might incur a surcharge. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph postcard

      Addressed to:& Louis N. Megargee /& Office Graphic Newspaper /& 41 Park Row /& New York City& & The card reads:& & "328 Mickle Street / Camden NJ May 25 '88 / Yours rec'd & as you re- / quest, I send you a picture / -I am still here in good enough / heart, but physically wreck'd- / -every month letting me down a / peg-- [?] & love / Send me a paper & /& don't forget it. Walt Whitman"& & Megargee was an editor at The Daily Graphic and went on to publish "Seen and Heard," a literary magazine in Philadelphia around the turn of the century. Whitman's ailments were severe at this point, but he continued working. He died of numerous causes March 26, 1892.& The address side of the card is crossed out in blue pencil, and there are two spots of glue where the card had been mounted at one time. Nice, bold signature in fountain pen.

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        Game-Birds and Shooting Sketches

      London: Sotheran, 1892. Hardcover. Very Good. Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall. Millais. Elephant Folio. Professionally re-bound in half leather (c 1980s) with original gold-decorated red cloth laid back on the boards. Decorative blind tooling to leather on the boards. Elaborate gilt decoration to spine. New endpapers. Pages 72. 15 full-page colour plates, 18 autotypes, 30 woodcuts. Contents clean and unmarked. 1/4 inch inkspot on front board. Cloth to boards a little wrinkled yet overall avery good copy.

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        Tess of the D'Urbervilles, a Pure Woman

      London: Osgood, 1892. hardcover. fine. 3 volumes, 12mo, beautifully rebound by Bayntun in full tan straight grained morocco, ornately gilt spines with red and blue labels, all edges gilt. Original cloth covers bound in. (London: Osgood, McIlvaine, 1892). Fine.

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        The Principles and Practice of Medicine

      New York: Appleton and Company. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST EDITION, FIRST STATE IN ORIGINAL CLOTH of Osler's magnum opus: "One of the most influential textbooks of general medicine ever written" (Norman). "During his first four years in Baltimore, Osler had relatively few duties. The routine work in the hospital being performed by his residents, he was free to devote more time to writing. The principal result was his Principles and Practice of Medicine, published to great acclaim in 1892. Dedicated to his early teachers, Johnson, Bovell, and Howard, it was one of the last single-authored textbooks to cover the whole of medicine. Although Osler later complained that effecting the revisions for subsequent editions was a millstone around his neck, it turned a national physician into an international figure. It was eventually translated into French, German, Spanish, and Chinese and went through eight editions during Osler's lifetime..." (Dictionary of National Biography). "The timing of the textbook was almost perfect. Principles and Practice was at once a monument to the achievements of nineteenth-century scientific medicine and a gateway to the twentieth century. Osler had mastered the mainstream clinicopathological tradition of the past seventy years. He was thoroughly up on the bacteriological work of the 1880s that had solved such a central conundrum in the etiology of infectious disease. With a few exceptions, his accounts of the natural history of disease still make sense, in some instances are considered classic. In 1892 the endocrine system had not been understood, the body's immune system was still a mystery, viruses could not be identified, principles of nutrition and genetics were largely unknown, and x-rays, electrocardiographs, and scores of other diagnostic devices had not yet been developed" (Bliss, William Osler: A Life in Medicine). First sate, with the misspelling "Georgias" on page vi. With ads dated March 1892. There are first state copies with ads dated November 1891 and March 1892; both were printed and distributed by March 17, 1892. There were 3000 copies printed of the first state. (Sir WIlliam Osler: An Annotated Bibliography, 1375). New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1892. Thick octavo, original cloth rebacked with original spine laid down. Handsome bookplate of Harry Hyland Kerr on front pastedown and ownership signature of James Kerr dated 1892 on front free endpaper. James and Harry Hyland Kerr were noted Canadian-American surgeons. Some light rubbing to cloth, a few pages with repairs to outer text edge. RARE IN ORIGINAL CLOTH.

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        Merry Tales - 1st Edition/1st State

      New York: Charles L. Webster and Company. Near Fine. 1892. First Edition; First Printing. Original Cloth. A charming First Edition in original gray-green cloth, first state binding variant "C" with berry and thorn patterned end papers and without inserted portrait frontispiece as required. BAL 3435, overall about Fine condition with only minimal rubbing to cloth. A handsome collectible; Seven sketches by Twain, The Private History of the Campaign that Failed, The Invalid's Story, Luck, The Captain's Story, A Curious Experience, Mrs. McWilliams and the Lightning, Meisterschaft .

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        Untersuchungen über die Ausbreitung der elektrischen Kraft

      Leipzig: Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1892 Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8vo (216x140 mm). vi, [2], 295 [1] pp. Modern marbled cardboard, spine gilt. Interior very clean. A fine copy. ---- <br><br> PMM 377; Norman 1061; Waller 11374. - FIRST COLLECTED EDITION of Hertz&#39;s series of papers on electromagnetic waves, originally published from 1887 through 1890, mostly in the Sitzungsberichte der Berliner Akademie der Wissenschaft or in the Annalen der Physik und Chemie. The papers include Hertz&#39;s report of his proof that electromagnetic waves travel at the same speed as light ("Ueber die Ausbreitungsgeschwindigkeit der elektrodynamischen Wirkungen", first published in the Sitzungsberichte der Berliner Akademie der Wissemchaft, 2 February 1888). "For Hertz his determination... of the velocity...was the most exciting moment in the entire sequence of experiments" (DSB). The later papers report a series of "more qualitative experiments carried out by Hertz in 1888 on the analogy between electricity and light waves" (DSB), in which he showed that electromagnetic waves are longer than light, but like light can be refracted, reflected and polarized. "This discovery and its demonstration led directly to radio communication, television and radar" (Dibner Heralds of Science 71)..

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        Untersuchungen Ueber die Ausbreitung der elektrischen Kraft [ Über ]

      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. &#39;THE THEORY OF WIRELESS TELEGRAPHY&#39;. Hertz produced experimental proof of Faraday and Maxwell&#39;s hypothesis that &#39;electrical waves can be projected through space...&#39; starting in 1887. &#39;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 &#39;one of the most marvellous triumphs of experimental skill.&#39;&#39; 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&#39;s 31 page introduction. &#39;This discovery and its demonstration led directly to radio communications, television and radar.&#39; 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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        Untersuchungen über die Ausbreitung der elektrischen Kraft

      Johann Ambrosius Barth, Leipzig 1892 - 8vo (216x140 mm). vi, [2], 295 [1] pp. Modern marbled cardboard, spine gilt. Interior very clean. A fine copy. ---- PMM 377; Norman 1061; Waller 11374. - FIRST COLLECTED EDITION of Hertz's series of papers on electromagnetic waves, originally published from 1887 through 1890, mostly in the Sitzungsberichte der Berliner Akademie der Wissenschaft or in the Annalen der Physik und Chemie. The papers include Hertz's report of his proof that electromagnetic waves travel at the same speed as light ("Ueber die Ausbreitungsgeschwindigkeit der elektrodynamischen Wirkungen", first published in the Sitzungsberichte der Berliner Akademie der Wissemchaft, 2 February 1888). "For Hertz his determination. of the velocity.was the most exciting moment in the entire sequence of experiments" (DSB). The later papers report a series of "more qualitative experiments carried out by Hertz in 1888 on the analogy between electricity and light waves" (DSB), in which he showed that electromagnetic waves are longer than light, but like light can be refracted, reflected and polarized. "This discovery and its demonstration led directly to radio communication, television and radar" (Dibner Heralds of Science 71). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Untersuchungen Ueber die Ausbreitung der elektrischen Kraft [ Über ]

      Johann Ambrosius Barth, Leipzig 1892 - 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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        Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society.

      London: Bombay Natural History Society, 1886-1892 - Octavo,volumes one to seven (bound in four), numerous coloured and uncoloured lithographic plates, very scarce. contemporary half calf, some wear but a very good set. The Bombay Natural History Society was established in 1883 and is now India's largest and longest running natural history organisation. The journal has published many of India's most important natural history papers. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Cabinet Portrait Gallery Reproduced from Original Photographs by W & D Downey. Third Series

      London Cassell & Co Ltd 1892. VG : in very good condition. Spine scuffed with end wear. Pages 28 and 30 bound out of sequence. Teg Reprint Quarter-leather cover 260mm x 200mm (10" x 8"). 96pp. 36 b/w plates mounted on card. Contents comprise 36 mounted portrait plates of notable personalities and royalty from late Victoria Society with accompanying biographical details. Subjects include Her Majesty the Queen, Mr. J. M. Barrie, Miss Olga Brandon, Sir Sydney Waterlow, Dr Robson Roose, Mr Beerbohm Tree, Lady Jeune, The Duke of Cambridge, Miss Dodd and Sir Lyon Playfair.

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        ACROSS THIBET: being a translation of "De Paris au Tonkin à travers le Tibet inconnu." (IN ORIGINAL PUBLISHER&#39;S PRINTED DUST JACKET)

      New York: Cassell, 1892. Bonvalot, Gabriel. ACROSS THIBET: being a translation of "De Paris au Tonkin à travers le Tibet inconnu." Translated by C. B. Pitman. New York: Cassell Publishing Company, (1892). First American Edition, in one volume. AN ASTONISHING COPY in original publisher&#39;s decorated cloth, almost completely unworn (although noticeably foxed on both covers and spines) with the ORIGINAL COLORED FOLDING MAP in the front pocket, so often missing (fresh, with only two minor nicks). Furthermore this copy remains IN THE EXCEEDINGLY RARE ORIGINAL PUBLISHER&#39;S PRINTED DUST JACKET (some soiling, wear, closed tears, the lower quadrant of the DJ&#39;s spine panel has gone missing). Generously illustrated throughout, many full page, inspired by photographs taken by Prince Henry d&#39;Orleans. Inner hinges tight and uncracked for such a large, heavy book. Bonvalot (1853-1933) was a French explorer, author, and legislator. In 1889 he set out to make an unparalleled journey via the most primitive means from France to French Indochina. Accompanying the seasoned explorer (unquestionably equal to England&#39;s Younghusband and Swedin&#39;s Hedin in terms of Tibetan exploration) was Prince Henri d&#146;Orleans, a young aristocrat with a craving for adventure and a talent for photography. After crossing Russia, the Frenchmen mounted up in Siberia, then headed south towards Tibet. The resultant equestrian winter journey across the Tibetan plain and the Himalayan mountains is nearly too arduous to believe. Before his journey was over, Bonvalot had ridden across Siberia, the Takla Makan desert, Tibet and China, reaching Hanoi in little more than a year after setting off from Paris. This astonishing journey, which has never again been attempted, inspired Jules Verne to use Bonvalot as the role model of his intrepid fictional reporter, Claudius Bombarnac. The Long Rider&#39;s Guild Press has recently reprinted the book determined to show that fact is often more remarkable than fiction. A most appealing copy. For those interested in fictional Tibet, we do have fiction in stock: several different editions of James Hilton&#39;s LOST HORIZON (including the original manuscript). First American Edition. Fine/Good to Very Good.

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        Les mollusques marins du Roussillon. Pelecypodes.

      Subject: (Malacologia). Paris, 1892/1898, otto fascicoli originali da 19 a 26 (VI/XIII) ril. in br. pp. 221/884 con 62 tav. in fototipia n 38/99 (mancano i primi 5 fascicoli dei bivalvi : 14/18).

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        L'Hotel de Ville de Mulhouse.

      Mulhouse, 1892 - In-folio (cm. 37), pp. (4) 8, 366 (2). Con 2 frontespizi decorati e 87 splendide tavole in cromolitografia (anche a doppia pagina e ciasuna protetta da velina). Testo interamente stampato in rosso e nero. Sontuosa legatura editoriale in mezza pelle e percallina rossa, dorso a piccoli nervi. Dorso e piatti intermante decorati in oro ed a secco con fregi e titoli. Tagli dorati. Entro custodia in cartone telato. Esemplare eccezionalmente fresco ed in eccellente stato di conservazione. Alla prima carta di guardia è presente una lunga dedica indirizzata a "Monsieur Vondermuhl". Opera munita di un apparato iconografico di grande qualità interamente dedicatro alla storia della città di Mulhouse. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Travels on the Amazon and Rio Negro, with an account on the native tribes, and observations on the climate, geology, and natural history of the Amazon Valley.

      Subject: (Wallace). London, Ward, Lock, Bowden & Co, 1892, 8vo t.tela, titolo al dorso, pp. XIV-363 con un ritr. dell'A. in antip. + num. tav. e carte f.t.

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        Cabinet photo of Paul B. Du Chaillu

      Philadelphia, 712 Arch St, 1892. (DU CHAILLU, PAUL B) 153 x 102 mm. Albumen print cabinet card, SIGNED ("Paul B. Du Chaillu / Feb 22, 1892") on mount, embossed signature of Gutekunst. Light sunning to margins, near fine . Paul Du Chaillu (1835-1903) is best-known as an African explorer and is famous for his confirmation of the existence of the "Monstrous and ferocious ape, the gorilla"

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        Poems

      London: Elkin Mathews & John Lane,, 1892. Octavo (190 x 135 mm). Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in full green morocco, title and decorations to spine gilt, raised bands, gilt to compartments, triple rule with decorations gilt to covers,gilt turn ins, inner dentelle gilt, burgundy endpapers, gilt to top edge. Occasional minor spotting to pages, lacking the original endpapers, else an excellent copy. Signed limited edition, copy no. 83 of 200 copies for sale (another 20 were reserved for presentation), numbered and signed by Wilde on the limitation page facing the title. This is the edition called by Mason the "Author's Edition". Elkin Mathews and John Lane reissued Bogue's fifth edition of the Poems (1882; the same year Bogue became bankrupt), substituting for the first two Bogue prelims a new half-title leaf with limitation on verso and a conjugate title leaf, all designed by Charles Ricketts. The volume was the first issued by the recently formed partnership of Elkin Mathews and John Lane.

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        Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

      London George Newnes, 1892-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. London: George Newnes, 1892: First British Edition, First Printing. First issue with no street name on the sign on the cover, and "Violent" for "Violet" on page 317. In Good overall condition, with soiling and edge wear, and to exterior. The outer hinges appear repaired. Pages show light overall wear, signs of use and age, and occasional foxing. Hinge at rear is starting with webbing visible. Offsetting to front end paper from apparent removed book plate, corner clipped. Pencil to verso of front free end paper. A rare copy, in solid condition overall, with all illustrations intact.

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        Defence Of Guenevere

      Upper Mall, Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1892. leather_bound. Orig. limp vellum, yapp edges and cloth ties. Fine in fine custom slipcase/No Dust Jacket. 168 pages. Limited edition, one of 300 printed in red and black in Golden type. Full woodcut page border, numerous 10-line and smaller woodcut initials. The only Kelmscott Press book with a hand lettered title calligraphic title executed by F.S. Ellis, and the first book bound in limp vellum. PETERSON A3 & A5. Bookplate paste-down front cover, clean very fresh copy.

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        The Story of a Puppet or the Adventures of Pinocchio

      London, T. Fisher Unwin,, 1892. Translated from the Italian by M. A. Murray. Illustrated by C. Mazzanti. Small octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full light blue morocco, title to spine black, decoration to spine gilt and black, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, pictorial block to front board black, inner dentelles gilt, facsimile of original endpapers, all edges silver. With black and white illustrations. A couple of very minor marks else a very good copy in a fine binding. First English Edition.

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        ADMIRAL FARRAGUT

      New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1892. First edition. Rare Large Paper Copy. With portrait frontispiece and 6 maps and charts, one of which is folding. Royal 8vo, publisher&#146;s original polished cloth over tan polished buckram, the spine with lettering label printed in brick-red and black. [8], 333 pp. A fine, bright and handsome copy with just a hint of age evidence. VERY SCARCE LARGE PAPER COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION OF THIS MONUMENTAL WORK. David Glasgow Farragut was quite probably the most illustrious officer in the history of the United States Navy. He, like Nelson of the British nation, was a personification of the highest development of naval power in the world. This work treats his entire life from childhood to his famed exploits on the U.S.S. Essex and the brilliant campaigns of the American Civil War. Like John Paul Jones in the 18th century and Chester Nimitz in the 20th, he represented the U.S. Navy of the 19th Century in the finest manner. Capt. Mahan was the leading naval historian of his time as well as being a distinguished officer and President of the United States Naval War College. His other outstanding works include THE LIFE OF NELSON, THE EMBODIMENT OF THE SEA POWER OF GREAT BRITAIN; THE INFLUENCE OF SEA POWER UPON HISTORY 1660-1783; THE INFLUENCE OF SEA POWER UPON THE FRENCH REVOLUTION AND EMPIRE 1793-1812; THE INTEREST OF AMERICA IN SEA POWER, PRESENT AND FUTURE; SEA POWER IN ITS RELATION TO THE WAR OF 1812 and a number of other important works.

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

      Privately printed, Flatbush, Long Island 1892 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Rand, McNally & Co&#39;s Indexed County and Township Pocket Map and Shippers&#39; Guide of New Jersey - Showing in Detail the Entire Railroad System, The Express Company Doing Business over Each Road, and Accurately Locating All Cities, Towns, Post Offices, Railr

      Chicago and New York: Rand McNally & Company, 1892. Very Good+ condition but for short tears at 3 or 4 of the map folds which have been neatly reinforced with archival tape on the blank side. SEE PHOTOS. A very attractive, well preserved copy. 60 pages of text, including brief information on 78 railroads, a detailed 39-page index, and ads for Rand McNally publications. Attached at the rear is a full color map (that unfolds to 13&#39;&#39; wide by 21" tall). Bound in the publisher&#39;s tan-color stiff printed wraps. Cover title: Rand, McNally & Co&#39;s Indexed County and Township Pocket Map and Shippers&#39; Guide of New Jersey&#133; Showing in Detail the Entire Railroad System, The Express Company Doing Business over Each Road, and Accurately Locating All Cities, Towns, Post Offices, Railroad Stations, Villages, Counties, Islands, Lakes, Rivers, etc&#133; Locating&#133; the Nearest Mailing Point of All Local Places; Designating&#133; Telegraph Stations&#133; Population is Given According to the Latest Official Census" [i.e. 1890].. 1st ed? (No additional printings listed). Stiff card covers. Very Good+ condition. 60 pages + a full color, fold-out map.

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

      Boston and New York : Houghton, Mifflin and Co., 1892-1894 - 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. 9 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The American Claimant

      New York: Charles L. Webster, 1892. First. hardcover. fine. Frontispiece and numerous in-text illustrations. 277pp. + ads. 8vo, handsomely rebound in older 3/4 green morocco; delicate gilt-decorations and lettering on spine, t.e.g. Original cloth covers and spine bound-in at rear. N.Y.: Charles L. Webster, 1892. First edition. Fine.

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        Aorangi; or, The Heart of the Southern Alps, New Zealand.

      George Didsbury, Wellington 1892 - pp 64+110 + 53. Bound with 'The First Gold Discoveries in New Zealand' by R.A. Loughnan, John Mackay, Government Printer, 1906 and 'The Golden Coast : Descriptive of The Westland District, New Zealand. Its Forests, Lakes, Glaciers and Mountain Passes', NZ Government Department of Tourist and Health Resorts, 1906. Complete with maps and plates. pp33/34 defective without loss. Brown cloth binding. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        (Gaskin, Georgie & Arthur) Original art for a wedding invitation, together with an inscribed print

      (London, 1892). One mat with two openings, + (1)ff. An original pencil drawing for a wedding invitation design by Georgie Gaskin. The drawing is signed G. C. France, the artist&#39;s maiden name before she married Arthur Gaskin, a fellow artist and member of the Birmingham School of Art. The ornate invitation is for the wedding of Mary Elizabeth Belliss to Laurence Hodson, an important collector, philanthropist, and patron of the arts who was also a friend of William Morris and a supporter of the Arts & Crafts movement. The invitation is illustrated with a border of interlaced sweet pea vines and blossoms, with cherubs holding each of the four corners of the central panel bearing the names and the location of the event. Around the edges, depicted as if carved into stone, is the motto, "Poets are all who feel great truths and tell them. And the truth of truths is love." Together with a reproduction of the final printed invitation, and a small original print in red and black by Arthur Gaskin, inscribed by the artist with a Christmas greeting to Mr. & Mrs. Laurence Hodson. In very fine condition. (The invitation drawing measures 5 1/2 by 7 inches, the reproduction is slightly reduced to 4 3/4 by 5 3/4 inches, and the Christmas greeting measures 4 1/4 by 7 inches).

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        Tapis d&#39;Orient: publiés sous les auspices du Ministère du Commerce et du Ministère des Cultes et de l&#39;Instruction Publique par le Musée Commercial Imp. Roy. Autrichien

      Vienne: K.K. Österreichischen Handels-Museum. Very Good; 20 x 25.5 (66 cm) 2 volume Hardback bound in bookcloth and . green half-calf. Title in gilt on spines and front covers. New guard . tissues. Very Good condition. Plates and text clean and bright.. 1892-[1896].. Hardcover. Illustrated by 149 plates; Plates comprise 39 collotypes doubled with a second sheet in chromolithograph; 43 collotypes mounted with chromolithograph key piece; 5 in collotype only (1 of them color); 5 in chromolithograph only. Texts include Avant-propos / A. de Scala &#150; Les tapis turcs modernes / J.M. Stoeckel &#150; Anciens tapis orientaux à figures d&#39;animaux / Wilhelm Bode &#150; Tapis indiens / Vincent J. Robinson &#150; L&#39;ancienne fabrication des tapis à Paris / Gerspach &#150; L&#39;industrie de tapis en Perse: état actuel / Sidney J.A. Churchill &#150; Histoire des origines de la fabrication des tapis de luxe orientaux / George Birdwood &#150; Tapis d&#39;Orient / C. Purdon Clarke &#150; [Descriptions des tapis reproduits] / Alois Riegl. Number 345 of 400 copies in German, English or French (70 copies in French). ; 100; iv, xxxxiii, 20, [2] pp. .

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        Bibliographie sportive. Les Courses de Chevaux en France (1851-1890).

      Paris, Rouquette 1892 - RARE. Seule bibliographie sur le sujet. Illustrée de 8 planches hors texte. Edition tirée à 250 exemplaires, celui-ci N°156. Ex libris de la bibliothèque de Richard D'Oyly Cartes et son blason. Reliure demi chagrin brun. Dos à nerfs avec titre et auteur dorés. Tête dorée. Couverture conservée illustrée d'une vignette. Non rogné. Pas de rousseur. Très bon état. Format in-8°(23x14). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Military Novels of Charles Lever

      Boston. Little, Brown and Co. 1892. Elegantly bound in 3/4 scarlett crushed morocco and marbled covered boards. Gilt decorated spine compartments with crossed sabers and helmet motifs. Gilt titles. Marbled endsheets. t.e.g. 8vo. (5.5 in. x 8.0 in.). Each volume with engraved frontis and half title in each volume by Phiz ( one vol. with Cruikshank illus. ) and a total of 50 plates throughout,42 by Phiz ( H.K. Browne) and 8 by Cruikshank. An additional 78 further engravings en texte. Set is comprised of: Arthur O&#39;leary- His Wanderings and Ponderings in Many Lands,: The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer,: Charles O&#39;malley- The Irish Dragoon,: Jack Hinton The Guardsman,: Tom Burke of "Ours". A splendid collection of Phiz and Cruikshank engravings. Hinges Rubbed, Various spines moderately darkened. Superficial adhesive residue to hinge of one volume. Corners moderately bumped. A Very Good crisp set handsomely bound set.Featured Sets.

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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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        Descrizione geologico-petrografica delle Isole Eolie

      Tipografia Nazionale 1892 Roma, Tipografia Nazionale, 1892. In 8vo; pp.XII, 131. Con incisioni intercalate nel testo, nove tavole in fototipia e otto carte geologiche. Bross. editoriale.

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        The American Claimant.

      Charles L. Webster, New York 1892 - Frontispiece and numerous in-text illustrations. 277pp. + ads. 8vo, handsomely rebound in older 3/4 green morocco; delicate gilt-decorations and lettering on spine, t.e.g. Original cloth covers and spine bound-in at rear. N.Y.: Charles L. Webster, 1892. First edition. Fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Historia de Itálica, municipio y colonia romana. S. Isidro del Campo, sepulcro de Guzmán el Bueno, Santiponce, Sevilla

      Enrique Bergali, Sevilla 1892 - 8º mayor, XXII p., 1 plano pleg., 270 p. Media piel reciente, nervios, florones, hilos dorados. Corte superior dorado. Portada original. Historia del antiguo municipio romano, de sus monumentos, glorias pretéritas, y su gran riqueza arqueológica. Con el resultado de las excavaciones realizadas. Andalucía. Sevilla. Arqueología. Andalusia. Seville. Archaeology.

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        The Naulahka: A Story of West and East

      Heinemann 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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        Favorite Flies & Their Histories

      Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin 1892 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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        SCENES FROM THE CHIUSHINGURA AND THE STORY OF THE FORTY-SEVEN RONIN

      Tokyo:, 1892. First Edition. Near Fine. Near Fine First Edition in the original string tied thin board colored printed wrappers with silver highlights. Original silk spine present and intact. Complete with 17 collotype photographic plates by Kazumasa Ogawa with intact tissue guards. The plates are numbered I through XVI with the seventeenth unnumbered plate being after page two of text--a sort of frontispiece. Text in English. A beautiful production in excellent condition. Folio. 52 pp + 17 photographic plates.

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        The Rise of the Dutch Republic. A History.

      London: W.W. Gibbings, 1892. - 3 volumes; large 8vo. Contemporary binding by J. Low in full green morocco with gilt titles and extra gilt to spines, gilt rule to boards with the emblem of the Law Society stamped in gilt to centre of uppers, marbled end papers, all edges gilt. Prize label from the Law Society dated 1893 to paste down of vol.I. A fine and very attractive set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Maud Humphrey&#39;s Book of Fairy Tales

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

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        The Master of Ballantrae

      New York: Scribner, 1892. hardcover. fine. A Winter&#39;s Tale. Illustrated. 331pp. +4pp. of advertisements at rear. 8vo, rebound in full burgundy morocco; gilt-decorated spine with raised bands; marbled endpapers, t.e.g. New York: Charles Scribner&#39;s Sons, 1892. A fine copy.

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