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        Cubo-futurist composition].

      Early XX c. - Gouache, tinted vellum paper (22.5 x 13.9 cm); signed in Cyrillic at lower right corner, identification and number by another hand on verso. Dynamic composition in red, black and grey evoking a man waving a flag by the cubo-futurist Georgian painter and graphic artist Kirill Zdanevitch (1892-1969), a member of the Russian avant-garde movement and brother of the futurist poet and artist Iliazd. Being part of the artistic group "Donkey's Tale", Zdanevich collaborated with the leading avant-garde artists of his time, being especially close to Mikhail Larionov and Nataliya Goncharova. Together with his brother and another fellow artist Mikhaïl Le Dentu Zdanevich discovered and actively promoted the art of the Georgian painter Niko Pirosmani buying many of his works. Unlike his more famous brother, Kirill remained in Russia after the Revolution. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Original album of pencil and ink drawings

      vp: np, 1892- 95. Unique.. contemp. binder.. All in very good condition.. 4to. There are appx. 200 orig. pencil, ink, and wash drwgs.. An album of appx. 100 pencil, ink, and wash drawings that are executed studies of European architectural and landscape views ( Venice, Tyrolean Alps, the Rhine, Bavaria, France, the Jersey Isles, and Switzerland ) and character studies. The album also contains several printed proofs that presumably were for publication. Several of the drawings bear the signature of Richard Langtry Partington. At least two drawings bear the initials J E P that are almost certainly the artist's father John Herbert Evelyn Partington. One of these drawings is identified as Dover Castle and dated July 12, 1888. He was an English portrait painter who emigrated with his family to Oakland California in 1889. Two of his children, Gertrude Partington Albright and Richard, became artists.

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        Versailles.

      - Farbholzschnitt, auf Japan, im Stock monogrammiert „HR (ligiert)", links unten signiert und datiert „Heine Rath 10", rechts unten bezeichnet „Eigen-Handdruck". Darstellungsgröße 25,2:41 cm, Blattgröße 27,7:41,8 cm. Verso im Unterrand bezeichnet "22 (13 - 22); 1.6. [19]17 H. Rath Versailles 448".- Verso an den Ecken Reste alter Montage. Heine Rat begann sein Studium 1892 an der Berliner Kunstakademie, von 1900 bis 1904 arbeitete er als Meisterschüler Carlos Grethes (1864-1913) in Stuttgart. Nach einer Zeit in Berlin und Werder/Havel und mehreren Reisen, unter anderem nach Skandinavien, Island, Spanien und Nordafrika, erhielt er 1913 eine Berufung an die Stuttgarter Akademie auf den "Lehrstuhl für Holzschneidekunst". In das erste Jahr der neuen Tätigkeit fiel der Beginn des 1. Weltkriegs, unter dem er – obwohl vom Wehrdienst zurückgestellt – physisch und psychisch litt. Ein vorhandenes Herzleiden verschlimmerte sich und er ist mit erst 47 Jahren in Stuttgart verstorben. Am Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts hatte in Europa eine neue Blüte des Holzschnitts eingesetzt. Zahlreiche Künstler nahmen sich der traditionsreichen, aber rund dreihundert Jahre ins Abseits gedrängten Drucktechnik wieder an. Die meisten dieser frühen Protagonisten sind heute weitgehend in Vergessenheit geraten. Auch Heine Rath ist – selbst unter Fachleuten – nur wenigen ein Begriff. (Quelle: Ralf Gottschlich, Kunstvermittlung Städt. Kunstmuseum Spendhaus Reutlingen).

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        THE SHORTER CATECHISM WITH PROOF TEXTS

      [Indian Territory, near present-day Vinita, Ok.], 1892. 44pp. in Cherokee (titplepage in Cherokee and English). on eleven unfolded, unbound leaves (6 x 8 inches). Several leaves toned, small chips at margins, light dampstaining to a few leaves, else very good. A scarce imprint from what was likely the "third and last press made for printing with the Sequoyah syllabary" (CHRONICLES OF OKLAHOMA, cited in Foreman). Amory Nelson Chamberlin represented his family's third generation of missionaries to the Cherokee, operating from a church in Pheasant Hill, near what is now Vinita, Oklahoma. "Mr. Chamberlin devoted all his time to teaching, preaching, translating books, hymns and parts of the Bible and to any other service which promised to contribute to the mental, moral, spiritual and social development of the people who came under his influence. In order to promote his work to the best advantage he had repeatedly requested a hand-printing-press and finally through the headquarters of the missionary society the press was purchased and sent to Mr. Chamberlin....The page issued from this press was about the size of a post card but the number must have been legion. Tracts, programs, religious articles composed by him, passages of scripture and hymns he translated were set in type and printed by his own hand" - CHRONICLES OF OKLAHOMA. Scarce, not in Hargrett. CHRONICLES OF OKLAHOMA, Vol. 12, pp.97-101. FOREMAN, p.16.

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        Die Blutserumtherapie. 2 Bde.

      Leipzig, Georg Thieme Verlag, 1892, 8, 66 122 pp., 2 orig. geprägte Leinenbände feines Exemplar mit eigenhändiger Widmung "Herrn Professor Schütz in Hochachtung Dankbarkeit u. Freundschaft d. Verf." Wichtiges Widmungsexemplar ! Erste Ausgabe !"Herrn Professor Schütz in Hochachtung Dankbarkeit u. Freundschaft vom Verf." - "1891 begann Joahnn Wilhelm Schütz (1839-1920) auch zusammen mit Emil Adolf von Behring (1854-1917) und Shibasaburo Kitasato (1852-1931) Versuche zu Tetanusimmunisierung von Pferden und anderen Tieren." *)Emil Behring schreibt selbst hierzu : "Ganz abgesehen davon, dass die von den landwirtschaftlichen Ministerien zur Verfügung gestellten Mittel, welche sich incl. Der Verpflegung und Wartung der benutzten Thiere nach den Urtheil von Prof. Schütz, dem ich die Möglichkeit des Arbeitens an grossen Thieen hauptsächlich verdanke, .. " I/pp.8-9Der erste Band enthält "Die praktischen Ziele der Blutserumtherapie und die Immunisirungsmethoden zum Zweck der Gewinnung von Heilserum" und der zweite Band "Das Tetanusheilserum und seine Anwendung auf tetanuskranke Menschen".1890 hatte Emil von Behring (1854-1917) das Diphtherieheilserum und das Tetanusserum entdeckt.*) Rudolf K. H. Wernicke: Von der Zootomie zur neuzeitlichen Pferdeheilkunde - Entwicklung der Tiermedizin in Berlin-Mitte. Pferdeheilkunde 21 (2005) 4 (Juli/August) pp.327-340

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        Horn Measurements and Weights of the Great Game of the World.

      London: at "the Jungle," 166, Piccadilly,, 1892. Being a Record for the Use of Sportsmen and Naturalists. Large octavo. Original grey cloth, printed overall with zebra-skin pattern in black, spine lettered in gilt, titles and buffalo vignette gilt to front board, edges dyed dark red, pale yellow surface-paper endpapers. 6 photographic plates with tissue-guards, numerous illustrations to the text. Errata slip tipped to pp. [2] & 256 as issued. Contemporary book plate of Cora, Countess of Strafford (wife of Henry Byng, 4th Earl of Strafford, 1831-1899) to front pastedown; later bookplate of Samuel B. Webb, American conservationist and member of the Boone and Crockett Club, founded by Theodore Roosevelt. Spine sunned, extremities lightly bumped, light wear to corners, contents toned, top cord loose between pp. 104-5, the gathering sound, label sometime removed from rear pastedown, otherwise only a few trivial marks. A very good copy. First edition, uncommon. Ward (1847-1912) was the pre-eminent taxidermist of the Victorian era. Horn Measurements went through several further editions as Records of Big Game (under which name it was first published in 1896), and "arose from his own interest in careful measurements of animals for taxidermy" (ODNB), many from private clients including Lord Delamere and other noted sportsmen.

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        Signed Photograph, dated in ink 18 III 1959

      5 x 7 inches. 1 vols. Matted. Fine. 5 x 7 inches. 1 vols. Distinguished portrait of the Yugoslav leader Marshal Tito (1892-1980), the son of a Croatian village blacksmith who emerged as a leader of partisan forces resisting the Nazis, and became the Communist ruler of Yugoslavia from 1945 until his death.

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        Leaves Of Grass: Complete 1892 [With: Sands At Seventy, Good-Bye My Fancy, A Backward Glance O'er Travel'd Roads, And Portrait From Life]

      John McKay, New York 1892 - The So-Called "Deathbed Edition", 1892, But Completed Before Whitman's Final Illness, Incorporated Changes In Earlier Editions With Some Additional Very Minor Changes And A Complete Non-Chronological Re-Ordering Of The Material In Accordance With Whitman's Wishes. 438 Pp., Green Cloth With Gilt Lettering "Leaves Of Grass / Complete 1892 / Walt Whitman" On Spine, The Author's Name Being A Facsimile Signature. Top Edge Gilt, Foredge And Bottom Edge Deckled, Inserted Portrait At Page 29 With Tissue Guard, No Date On Title Page, Facsimile Signature On Title Page, And Title Page And Last Page Of Contents Are Not Cancels. No Date Or Reference Later Than 1891 Anywhere Within Book, An Early But Not First Issue. Well Preserved, No Fading Or Stains Or Marks, Spine Gilt All Present And Bright But Not Brilliant; Hinges Tight, Two Small Areas Of Fraying On Top Edge Of Spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books, Pasadena, Member IOBA]
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        Peter: A Cat O' One Tail. His life and Adventures

      G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York 1892 - Bound in white paper-covered boards printed in red and blue with the charming drawing by Louis Wain of the cat Peter all wrapped up in bandages with his medicine at the ready. A handsome copy, there is wear and fraying to the top and bottom of the spine ends. And while the red lettering on the spine is very readable, there is scattered foxing around it. The bottom 3" of the front edge have been expertly reglued along a now-closed tear. Printed on heavy stock, the paper is quite clean and white. The book is clean and tight throughout with very good hinges. Light soiling to the white boards and a few scattered stains along the edges. The rear boards have the drawing of a pair of red birds in the center. A charming, collectible copy of this children's tale. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Brainerd Phillipson Rare Books]
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        The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes [With] The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes.

      London George Newnes -94 1892 - Two volumes, first editions, first title in first issue state with blank street sign to vignette of upper board and 'Violent Hunter' for 'Violet Hunter' on p. 317. Large 8vo, all edges gilt, both volumes illustrated throughout by Sidney Paget. Publisher's light blue and dark blue cloth gilt respectively. "Adventures" with some very light overall soiling, both volumes with occasional spotting, some flaking and wear to vignettes and gilt, an attractive set. Green and Gibson A10a; A14a. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Fruit Grower's Guide : Vol I-III

      J. S. Virtue and Co., London 1892 - 3 Vol Set, in publishers decorative green gilt cloth bevelled boards. All edges gilt. Contains original floral green endpapers. No inscriptions. Illustrated throughout in b/w with some full colour plates complete with tissue guard. All very tight, bright and clean with no foxing. Contains 43 plates with 3 in colour. Superb Chormolithograph plates by Miss May Rivers and numerous Illustrative Diagrams By Worthington G. Smith and George Shayler. Vol I XII 344pp+4pp Catalogue, II, VIII 344pp+4pp Catalogue. Vol III VIII 363pp+4pp Catalogue. (29 x 23cm) ***Heavy - Please contact bookseller directly for revised P&P costs*** [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Meyers Konversations-Lexikon Eine Encyklopädie des allgemeinen Wisens

      Leipzig und Wien, Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts 1892 endend. - Halbfranzösisch, Goldprägung, Illustrationsbeilagen und Abbildungen, Karten, Band 15 an der Oberseite des Buchrückens eingerissen, sonst alle 19 Bände guter Zustand Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 5500 Band 16 endend mit Zz. Band 17 Registerband, Band 18 Erstes Jahres-Supplement 1890/1891, Band 19 Zweites Jahres-Supplement 1891/92; ., Vierte, gänzlich umgearbeitete Auflage, ca. 20.000 S., 4°

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        Scenes from the Chiushingura and the Story of the Forty-Seven Ronin.

      Ogawa Kazuma, 1892 - With Descrioptive Text by James Murdoch. Folio. 40 x 28.5cm. 52pp. 17 plates. Original decorated wr., bound in Japanese style, slightly worn. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Illustrated London News Vol CI July - December 1892

      Published by The Illustrated London News, London 1892 - , 860 pages, Articles and Illustrations on: Uma or The Beach of Falesa By Rboert Louis Stevenson; General Election; Berlin to Budapest on bicycle -Elizabeth Robins Pennell; Eruption Mount Etna; Black and white engraved Supplement W. Gladstone; From the Dead by E. Nesbit; Greville Fane by Henry James; Pursuit of the Well Beloved by Thomas Hardy; Cholera at Hamburg; Lord Tennyson Memorial plus supplement engravings; Celebrating 400 years of Colombus discovering America; First Edition , spine and top edge faded, few small marks to front board, very good condition , brown cloth, gilt titles to spine, blindstamped borders to boards, full red edges , 41 cm x 31 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Yellow Wall Paper [in] New England Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly. New Series, Vol. 5. Old Series, Vol. 11. September. 1891 - February, 1892

      New England Magazine Corporation, Boston, Mass 1892 - First edition. Royal octavo. 824pp. Illustrated. Rebound in buff colored buckram with applied paper label. Library label inside each board and the library name in ink on titlepage, one leaf (not part of The Yellow Wall Paper) smudged, but a tight very good or better copy. The first appearance of the famous short story, contained complete in the January, 1892 issue of New England Magazine, seven years before it appeared as a separate volume in 1899. The classic short story of psychological terror, of a discontented wife and mother who weaves a fantasy of repressed creative longing and sexuality out of the wall paper in her room.Ythis story of a woman's mental breakdown trapped in traditional marriage roles was inspired by Gilman's own life experience: it is "one of the most reprinted of all psychological horror stories . This feminist horror tale is Gilman's only work in the genre, but it is enough to ensure her an important place in its history." (Sullivan, p. 171). A nice copy of the first appearance, which unlike the 1897 edition, is illustrated. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Lecons sur les Maladies de la Moelle.

      Paris, G. Masson Èditeur, 1892, 8, (6), II, 504 pp., 244 Fig., feiner Halbldereinband St.a.Tit. feines Exemplar. FIRST EDITION!"This book, dedicated to Charcot, is one of PIERRE MARIE's (1853-1940) most important contributions. It consists of thirty-eight lectures given at the Faculty of Medicine during 1891. Marie discusses normal anatomy, clinical symptoms and particularly the underlying pathology of many forms of spinal cord disease. In the preface he states that he has not tried to cover all such diseases, but only the more usual forms, and those he has tried to treat in a complete manner. The many illustrations are useful adjuncts to the descriptions of such conditions as insular sclerosis (multiple sclerosis), infantile paralysis (anterior poliomyelitis), tabes, ascending paralysis, and familial degenerative changes." Heirs of HippocratesHeirs of Hippocrates 2153 Waller 6253 Haymaker & Schiller, Founders of neurology, p. 476

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        THE SHORTER CATECHISM WITH PROOF TEXTS.

      [Indian Territory, near present-day Vinita, Ok.]. 1892. - 44pp. in Cherokee (titplepage in Cherokee and English) on eleven unfolded, unbound leaves (6 x 8 inches). Several leaves toned, small chips at margins, light dampstaining to a few leaves, else very good. A scarce imprint from what was likely the "third and last press made for printing with the Sequoyah syllabary" (CHRONICLES OF OKLAHOMA, cited in Foreman). Amory Nelson Chamberlin represented his family's third generation of missionaries to the Cherokee, operating from a church in Pheasant Hill, near what is now Vinita, Oklahoma. "Mr. Chamberlin devoted all his time to teaching, preaching, translating books, hymns and parts of the Bible and to any other service which promised to contribute to the mental, moral, spiritual and social development of the people who came under his influence. In order to promote his work to the best advantage he had repeatedly requested a hand-printing-press and finally through the headquarters of the missionary society the press was purchased and sent to Mr. Chamberlin.The page issued from this press was about the size of a post card but the number must have been legion. Tracts, programs, religious articles composed by him, passages of scripture and hymns he translated were set in type and printed by his own hand" - CHRONICLES OF OKLAHOMA. Scarce, not in Hargrett. CHRONICLES OF OKLAHOMA, Vol. 12, pp.97- 101. FOREMAN, p.16.

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        EPIDEMIOLOGICAL MAP / MAP OF 1892 RUSSIA CHOLERA EPIDEMIC: ????? ?????????? ??????? / No. 18. ????? ??????????? ????? ??????????????? ?????? ?? ???????? 1892 ?. [Map of the Russian Empire / No. 18. The General Overview of the Routes for the Spread of Cholera in the Epidemic of 1892].

      Lithograph in 2 colours (Very Good, some light toning along old folds), 36 x 41.5 cm (14 x 16.5 inches). - [St. Petersburg, circa 1893]. An extremely rare epidemiological map depicting the spread of the 1892 Cholera Epidemic across Russia, printed in Russian Cyrillic, lithographed in St. Petersburg shortly after the outbreak. This extremely rare map depicts the spread of the Russian Cholera Epidemic of 1892, which officially claimed 267,800 lives. The map is one of only a handful of Cholera maps to have been printed entirely in Russian Cyrillic, and was lithographed in St. Petersburg not long after the outbreak by C. de Castelli. The map embraces the western two-thirds of the Russian Empire, extending eastward just past Lake Baikal. The Russian Cholera Epidemic of 1892 was part of the Fifth International Cholera Pandemic (1881-96), and as shown here by a series of red arrows, the epidemic first entered Russian territory from Persia. From there it travelled across the Caspian Sea, through the Caucuses and then up northwestwards across the Steppes to infect Kiev, Moscow, St. Petersburg and Warsaw. Next, the epidemic wheeled eastwards, travelling across Siberia, almost as far as Irkutsk. Russia was especially vulnerable to Cholera due to the great poverty and low hygienic standards of many of its rural areas and urban slums. Moreover, the Tsarist regime’s implementation of health standards and medical systems was irregular and often not well coordinated. Russia had also suffered greatly during both the Third (1852-60) and Fourth (1863-75) International Cholera Pandemics. The horrendous catastrophe motivated the Russian authorities to call a Cholera Conference, held in St. Petersburg in December 1892, during which new medical regimes were agreed. Nevertheless, the epidemic in Russia continued into 1893, killing a further 30,000 people. Cholera maps printed in Russian Cyrillic are extraordinary, and the present work is extremely rare – we cannot trace even a reference to the map, let alone the location of another example. It was evidently extracted from an unidentified book or portfolio that featured a series of other like epidemiological maps (of which the present map is No. 18). The only other map from this series we have ben able to trace is a map of the Russian Influenza Epidemic of October 1889 to March 1890, in the Collection of the Library of Congress (No. 50 in the series). The Rise of Cholera as a Global Pandemic - It is not a coincidence that Cholera spurred the development of some of the first sophisticated works of medical cartography, as the disease quickly rose to become a global scourge by the early mid-19th Century. Cholera, a highly contagious gastrointestinal disease, incubated in pools of warm, contaminated water and spread by human contact. It had its origins in India’s Ganges Delta, where it had been a recurrent epidemic since ancient times. Traditionally, the disease’s spread had been limited to the Indian Subcontinent. However, in 1817, Cholera began to spread rapidly across Asia, carried initially by itinerant merchants and British soldiers. As shown on the present map, the First Cholera Pandemic (1817-24) began in Jessore, Bengal, near Calcutta, and within seven years would spread to infect hundreds of thousands of people from the Mediterranean to China. By 1818, Cholera had spread across India, affecting Bombay, and by March 1820 it had reached Siam, and then a couple months later the Philippines. By 1821, it had spread to Oman, in the west, and down to Java, Indonesia, in the southeast, and up to parts of China, in the northeast. By 1822, Cholera had spread as far as Japan, in the east, and Persia, Syria and the Caucuses, in the west. The following year, it reached as far as Astrakhan, Russia (on the Caspian), in the north, and as far as Zanzibar and Mauritius, off of Africa, in the south. For reasons that are not fully established the First Pandemic was stopped cold in 1824. It is theorised the that disease played itself out in most of the warmer regions, while the exceptionally severe winter of 1823-4 killed

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        Die Schiffs-Station der k. und k. Kriegs-Marine in Ost-Asien. Reisen S. M. Schiffe „Nautilus" und „Aurora" 1884-1888. Verfasst auf Befehl des k. und k. Reichskriegministeriums, Marine-Sektion, unter Zugrundelegung der Berichte des k. und k. Schiffscommanden, und ergänzt nach Consularberichten und anderen authentischen Quellen.

      Wien, Druck und Verlag von Carl Gerold‘s Sohn, 1892. - Erstausgabe. - Mit einer eigenh. Widmung des Verfassers am Titelblatt. - Einband etw. berieben. Vorsatzbl. gestempelt. Eine Karte m. Einriß u. Knickspuren. Leicht gebräunt. - ge Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 Gr.-8°. Mit 3 mehrf. gefalt. lithogr. Karten. 1 Bl., IV, 990 S., Lwd. d. Zt. m. blindgepr. Deckelbordüren u. goldgepr. Rückentitel. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        L'hyperespace. A (n-I) Dimensions. Propriétés métriques de la corrélation générale

      Paris, Gauthier-Villars et Fils, 1892, , , , ENVOI de l'auteur au mathématicien Charles Hermite (1822-1901), élève de polytechnique (X 1842), professeur de mathématiques au Collège de France, professeur d'algèbre supérieure à la Sorbonne et membre de l'Institut. Georges Fontené (1848-1923), professeur agrégé de mathématiques, publia de nombreux articles dans le Annales de mathématiques sur la géométrie pure et analytique, les hyperespaces, les fonctions et intégrales elliptiques, les courbes algébriques planes et gauches ou les équations linéaires. Il a contribué à la formulation du théorème de Rouché-Fontené. Tampon annulé de l'institut catholique de Paris.

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        Mikrophotographischer Atlas der Bakterienkunde.

      Berlin, August Hirschwald, 1892, 8, (14), 48 pp., 1 Abb., 2 Taf. 152 Photogramme auf 74 Tafeln mit 74 Blättern Tafelerklärungen, feiner Pappband der Zeit, mit rotem Rückenschild aus der Nothnagel Bibliothek.

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        Original design for an 1892 Christmas card

      (Birmingham, England), 1892. Gaskin, Georgie. An original pen-and-ink drawing for a Christmas card designed by Georgie Gaskin for Laurence W. Hodson and his family, together with a printed version of the card. Hodson, an important collector, philanthropist, and patron of the arts, was a good friend of both William Morris and Georgie and Arthur Gaskin. Dated 1892, the card is illustrated with an elaborate grapevine design, reminiscent of the works of the Kelmscott Press, with children and birds incorporated into the pattern among the vines. The card is signed G. C. France: this was Georgie's maiden name, before she married Arthur Gaskin, a teacher and artist who produced woodcuts for the Kelmscott Press. Both Gaskins studied at the Birmingham School of Art, were strong proponents of the Arts & Crafts movement, and embraced the style and ideas of William Morris. Georgie and Arthur Gaskin were also well-known for their elegant handmade jewelry; Georgie designed the jewelry, and her pieces often featured elaborate flowering vines, a characteristic that can readily be seen in the border of this Christmas card design. Drawing pasted on thick card, which is roughly trimmed; otherwise, the drawing and print are in fine condition. (Drawing measures 8 1/4 by 5 3/8 inches on a board that measures 8 1/2 by 5 11/16 inches; print is 7 1/8 by 4 15/16 inches on an 8 3/8 by 5 1/2-inch piece of card).

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        Mittheilungen aus dem Telegraphen-Ingenieurbüreau des Reichs-Postamts

       Bln., J. Springer 1892-1929. Bde. 1, 5-14 (Juli 1889 - 1929). Zus. 10 Bde. 4°. Mit tlw. photogr. Abb. u. Diagrammen. Hln.-Bde. m. Rückengoldpräg. Mehrf. gestemp.Ab Bd. V (1910): Mitteilungen aus dem Telegraphen-Versuchsamt des Reichs-Postamts. Ab Bd. VIII (1925) Mitteilungen aus dem telegraphentechnischen Reichsamt. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Zeitschriften, Technik, Fernmeldetechnnik

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        The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes [with] The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

      Newnes, London., 1892;1894. First editions in book form. Octavo. Two volumes: pp [iv], 317; [vi], 279. Both titles illustrated by Sidney Paget. Original cloth, light blue and dark blue respectively. The first volume has the first issue ''Violent Hunter'' on page 317. First volume: endpapers splitting at hinges; head and tail of spine snagged; corners rubbed; very good. Second volume: head and tail of spine slightly scuffed; very good, bright.

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        The Works of Jane Austen : Novels, Short Stories, With Letters And A Memoir - Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, Lady Susan. The Watsons. With a Memoir, incl. Letters of Jane Austen. 12 Volumes.

      Boston: Roberts Brothers, Publishers, 1892. Finely Bound, Full Morocco Doublure Bindings. Edition De Luxe, Limited to 250 copies on Laid Paper, 12 Volume Set Complete. Bindings unsigned, but unquestionably done by a Master Bookbinder. Elaborate gilt tooled panels, six compartment spines, with gilt ruled raised bands. Exquisite Doublures, in typical French Style. Tooled, Gold Gilt cover design continued on the turn-ins, with very wide dentelles mirroring boards. Morocco Leather Hinges, with Green Watered-Silk Moiré ends. Top Edge Gilt (T.E.G.), others uncut. All twelve bindings square, joints and hinges without issue, with all sewn bindings extremely tight, and crisp. A gently read set, if at all. Light edge wear, with the odd bump, scuff, some shelf wear rubbing to bottom edges. Internally All Volumes Fine, and All Unmarked. Red-captioned tissue guard frontispieces, and additional Tissue guarded Plates to "Memoir" and "Letters". From "The Literary News", Original Roberts Brothers, Publishers Announcement, 1892: "A special edition on laid paper, medium 8vo...untrimmed, limited to 250 copies, issued simultaneously...on the subscription to the complete set...[with the last two volumes, Memoir, and Letters] not included in any other edition of Jane Austin". Twelve volume set complete as follows: 1) Sense and Sensibility. [2 Vols.] 2) Pride and Prejudice. [2 Vols.] 3) Mansfield Park. [2 Vols.] 4) Emma. [2 Vols.] 5) Northanger Abbey. 6) Persuasion. 7) Lady Susan. The Watsons. With a Memoir of Jane Austen "by her nephew, J. E. Austin leigh [sic] ; a portrait and a view of the interior of Winchester Cathedral, showing her burial-place. This volume is not included in any other American edition of Jane Austen". 8) Letters of Jane Austen "Selected from the compilation of her great-nephew, Edward Lord Brabourne, and edited, with a preface, by Sarah Chauncey Woolsey. With a portrait of Miss Austen, taken in girlhood, and a view of her Chawton residence. This volume is not included in any other edition of Jane Austin" (as above, Publishers release, 1892). A Quite Lovely, Finely Bound Complete Set. Internally Fine, some wear to bindings, with Leather yet to be dressed. Conservatively, a VeryGood+ set indeed.. First Edition, Deluxe, Limited. Full Morocco/Doublure Bindings. Very Good+. Illus. by E. H. Garrett, Ozias Humphry (after). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Heavy, Oversized Safely, and Securely Packed.

      [Bookseller: GatesPastBooks]
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        THE STORY OF A PUPPET or The Adventures of Pinocchio

      London, T. Fisher Unwin, 1892.. FIRST EDITION FIRST ISSUE IN ENGLISH 1892, DE LUXE CLOTH GILT, fourth title in Fisher Unwin's Children's Library series, small 8vo approximately 166 x 100 mm, 6½ x 4 inches, illustrated half-title printed red and black, frontispiece misplaced following title page, title page printed red and black, about 40 black and white text illustrations by Mazzanti, mostly as pictorial head- and tailpieces, pages: (6), 1-232, bound in the original publisher's de luxe binding: fine ribbed dark green cloth, bevelled edges to covers, gilt title to upper cover with small floral ornament in lower outer corner, gilt title to spine with large gilt floral decoration below it, top edges gilt, the others uncut, light brown patterned cream endpapers. Gilt on spine slightly dull, a touch of wear to head of spine, 2 small almost invisible stains to upper cover, free endpapers lightly browned, neat inscription dated 1899 and small blind original bookseller's stamp on front endpaper, very small pale mark to 4 margins, 1 inner joint slightly cracked, binding tight and firm. A very good clean copy (frontispiece misplaced as noted). The story was first published in Italy in instalments in Il Giornale dei Bambini, a children's magazine, from July 7, 1881 to January 1883 and first published in book form in Florence in 1883. This de luxe cloth gilt edition is quite scarce, much more commonly found is the blue patterned white cloth trade edition. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        Die Schiffs-Station der k. und k. Kriegs-Marine in Ost-Asien. Reisen S. M. Schiffe „Nautilus“ und „Aurora“ 1884-1888. Verfasst auf Befehl des k. und k. Reichskriegministeriums, Marine-Sektion, unter Zugrundelegung der Berichte des k. und k. Schiffscommanden, und ergänzt nach Consularberichten und anderen authentischen Quellen.

      Wien, Druck und Verlag von Carl Gerold‘s Sohn, 1892. Gr.-8°. Mit 3 mehrf. gefalt. lithogr. Karten. 1 Bl., IV, 990 S., Lwd. d. Zt. m. blindgepr. Deckelbordüren u. goldgepr. Rückentitel. Erstausgabe. - Mit einer eigenh. Widmung des Verfassers am Titelblatt. - Einband etw. berieben. Vorsatzbl. gestempelt. Eine Karte m. Einriß u. Knickspuren. Leicht gebräunt. - Versand D: 12,00 EUR Benko, Die Schiffs-Station der k. und k. Kriegs-Marine in Ost-Asien. Reisen S. M. Schiffe „Nautilus“ und „Aurora“ 1884-1888, Widmungsexemplare, Signierte Bücher, Asien, Ostasien, Marine

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        Comments on Cook's log (H.M.S.Endeavour, 1770) : with extracts, charts and sketches

      Sydney : Charles Potter, Govt. Printer, 1892.  Quarto, publisher's purple pebbled cloth boards (rubbed and sunned), upper board lettered in gilt, rear board detached, two bookplates on front pastedown, endpapers with offsetting, 30 pp, [22] leaves of plates (some folding); some very mild foxing to a few of the folding plates, ink notations throughout, otherwise a near fine copy. Ferguson, 11154c. Scarce.

      [Bookseller: Douglas Stewart Fine Books]
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        “Waarschouwinge aan de Kerke van Nederlandt, wegens de seer gevaarlijke en zielverderffelijke gevoelens van de soo genaamde Knabbenhouwers die in de schoot van Nederlants Kerk huysvesten”, z.pl., z.j. [1742], 4°, 8 p.

      Zeer zeldzame eerste druk van dit gedrukte pamflet over de Rotterdamse sekte der Knabbenhouwers: volgelingen van Pieter Knabbenhouwer. Het bevat 17 Romeins genummerde “stellingen”. In De Rotterdamsche Librije van 1-2-1892, p 74-78 geeft de redacteur G. van Rijn wat bijzonderheden over Knabbenhouwer en drukt de tekst van de tweede druk van dit pamflet in zijn geheel af. Niet bij Knuttel, maar vergelijk Knuttel 17090. Enkele scheurtjes gerestaureerd.M7064

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat A.G. VAN DER STEUR]
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        Moby-Dick or The White Whale

      G P Putnam's Sons, London 1892 - This is an undated edition but shows a copyright date of 1892 (the year after Melville's death). It shows that it was published in London by G P Putnam's Sons but has been stamped at the base of the copyright page "Printed in US". The text is the American, not British, version containing both the contentious Chapter 25 and the Epilogue which were missing from the British version. I can only conclude that this is an early reprint edition in a rare Putnam's/US combination. Green decorated cloth boards with black lettering to spine and front. Boards are marked and generally grubby. Corners are bumped, edges are worn. Spine is age darkened with bumping to ends. Endpages are rubbed. Front inner hinge is cracked, but holding. Textblock is rather grubby with fingerprints and the odd stain here and there. 545 pp. Previous owner's mark to title page has been mostly rubbed away. Closed tear to 487 prior to cutting. Additional photos are available upon request. When securely packed this item will weigh in the region of 724g. The quoted postage for international orders is based on a standard book weight. Where a book is lighter, we will reduce the postage accordingly. If the book is heavier, we will request additional postage. We make no profit on postal charges. All our books are photographed so you can see what you are buying. ABE may, however, display a stock image whilst processing ours. (YBP Ref: 938/14 15) Size: 12mo - over 63/4" - 73/4" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Talking Horse and Other Tales

      London: Smith, Elder & Co., 15 Waterloo Place, 1892. First edition. [viii], 320, [8, ads] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Blue cloth spine and tan cloth. Fine. Bookplates of Blairhame. In tan slipcases. First edition. [viii], 320, [8, ads] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Sadleir no. 52; Not in Wolff

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        OUR AMATEUR CIRCUS or A New York Season. The Greatest Show on Earth - Society! Truthful, Moral, Instructive

      Harper & Brothers, NY 1892 - Oblong 8vo, publishers cloth with gilt titles and decoration front, rebacked. Wonderful, pictorial satire of New York in the Gilded Age. 48 pages, of chromolithographs. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Johnnycake Books ABAA, ILAB]
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        EGYPT. PART SECOND: UPPER EGYPT, WITH NUBIA AS FAR AS THE SECOND CATARACT AND THE WESTERN OASES Handbook for Travellers

      Karl Baedeker, Leipsic 1892 - First pages a bit browned. Edges a bit darkened. Title page publisher info is covered with clued in correction slip as issued in the US: "Imported by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York"; First and only edition with an exeptionally beautiful color map in front ; `; 16mo - 6" to 7" tall; 365 pages [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Complete Traveller Antiquarian Bookstore]
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        The Scouring of the White Horse, or, the Long Vacation Ramble of a London Clerk and What came of it and The Ashen Faggot, a tale for Christmas.

      London:: Macmillan, 1892., 1892. Small 8vo. xix, 327 pp. Illustrated by Richard Doyle. Original full dark green blind and gilt-stamped morocco, emblem on upper and lower cover: "Mens Sana in Corpore Sano" - "a sound mind in a sound body." - Summer Fields [School, St. Leonards-on-Sea], raised bands, gilt spine title, all edges gilt; spine faded to brown. Fine. With an erotic fore-edge painting depicting a scene from the book, but altered, showing a white horse, on a small hillock known as "Dragon Hill", and "George", a chivalrous knight at the conclusion of a fight with a green dragon, kissing a young naked beautiful maiden (representing Earth, but as if a reward for the victory), unsigned. "It is said that the White Horse will dance on Dragon Hill when King Arthur (or Arthwyr), who is not dead but only sleeping, returns to lead his people once more." Some say the story of St. Michael and the slaying of the dragon and the old Saxon legend are related. - David Nash Ford, "Legend of St. George in Berkshire," Britannia.com. The artist is perhaps the same as the Shaw & Thomas Moore books with fore-edge paintings.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Weber Rare Books]
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        Poems of Wordsworth Chosen and Edited by Matthew Arnold

      London: Macmillan and Co, 1892. 8vo, (xxxi), 331 pp. Full blue morocco extra, covers richly decorated in gilt, gilt top, raised bands, fore-edge untrimmed, fine laid paper. A little scuffed along edges, a very good copy bound by Zaehnsdorf. Large-paper edition limited to 250 copies.

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        The Novels.

      London: J. M. Dent and Company,, 1892. Edited by Reginald Brimley Johnson. In ten volumes. With illustrations by William C. Cooke. 10 volumes, small octavo. Original light green cloth, gilt titles to spines and front covers, gilt facsimile author's signature to front covers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Illustrations by William C. Cooke with tissue-guards. A couple of marks to cloth, occasional spot of foxing to contents. An excellent set. First Dent editions. After Richard Bentley (whose last edition is dated 1866), the fledgling London publisher J. M. Dent was the next to take up Jane Austen's novels for publication. The first Dent ten-volume set of the novels is notable as the first to have any critical apparatus.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Galatea. Ein verkanntes Genie. Der Hund des Blinden. Drei Novellen. Autorisierte Übersetzung aus dem Italienischen von Wilhelmin Furchheim (Reclams Universal Bibliothek - RUB 2896-2897).

      sehr selten! / Werbung fuer Reclamheftchen am Innendeckel: bis Mai 1892 erschienene Nummern Zustand: Umschlag stärker randrissg/randknittrig ___Dieser Titel wird nicht per Versand verkauft sondern nur gegen Barzahlung in unseren Geschaeftsraeumen. Der Eintrag in unserer Datenbank dient lediglich der Information des interessierten Kunden. Bei Interesse sprechen Sie uns bitte an. Vielen Dank fuer Ihre Aufmerksamkeit!___

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        The Novels. Edited by Reginald Brimley Johnson. In ten volumes. With illustrations by William C. Cooke.

      London: J. M. Dent and Company, 1892 - 10 volumes, small octavo. Original light green cloth, gilt titles to spines and front covers, gilt facsimile author's signature to front covers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. A couple of marks to cloth, occasional spot of foxing to contents. An excellent set. Illustrations by William C. Cooke with tissue-guards. First Dent editions. After Richard Bentley (whose last edition is dated 1866), the fledgling London publisher J. M. Dent was the next to take up Jane Austen's novels for publication. The first Dent ten-volume set of the novels is notable as the first to have any critical apparatus. Gilson E75.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        THE ISLAND OF FANTASY: A ROMANCE

      Griffith Farran & Co. Limited [1892], London - First Impression. Three octavo volumes (19.25cm); blue-gray cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spines and in black on front covers; publisher's decorated endpapers; [2],3-288; [4],5-301,[1]; [4],5-299,[1] blank, plus [4]pp ads. Black and white armorial bookplate of J.M. Sagar-Musgrave applied to front pastedown of each volume. Some offsetting from bookplates onto endpapers; scattered foxing to text edges and preliminary pages, else clean internally; touch of sunning to spine cloth and board extremities, mild wear to spine ends, with light dust-soil to covers; hinges sound, with spine gilt still bright and unrubbed; Very Good+. An early and uncommon novel from Hume's prolific career - a Greek Arcadian utopia founded by a wealthy Englishman on an isolated island in the Mediterranean. ".in the hollow of an ancient volcano, an adventurer of advanced ideas has founded a colony of pure-bred Greeks, in the hope that, by isolation and careful selection, they will in future times produce a new art, reviving the pure spirit of ancient Hellas" (The Literary World, August 12, 1892, p.111). Scarce; we find no examples in the trade (June, 2017), and OCLC shows 11 holdings in US institutions. Bleiler (1948 ed.), p.155; Locke. A Spectrum of Fantasy, Vol.1, p.119. Provenance: From the collection of Spectrum of Fantasy author George Locke. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Captain Ahab's Rare Books]
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        (Photo album of Americans in Guatemala and Antigua, cover title): Quezaltenango & Zunil (1892-1902)

      Quezaltenango & Zunil, Guatemala. 1892-1902. Small oblong octavo. Cloth over flexible card. Contains approximately 75 images as follows: 35 sepia-toned images (mostly gelatin, but a couple or three are albumen), 38 cyanotypes, 1 albumen cabinet card portrait, 1 real photo post card, and 1 commercial post card. Various sizes. A few images obviously lacking or removed; modest rubbing on the boards, a little damage to a few images, mostly very good or better. Most of the photographs have been captioned in ink on the images, a number have been captioned in red pencil on the black pages on which the images are mounted. Various and sporadic dates between 1892 and 1902. Documents a well-to-do colony of inhabitants of Guatemala, including several expatriate families. Hand-inked label on front board, loosely cataloging the contents, reads: "Quezaltenango & Zunl. Casa Raphael Diaz - Our Family - Woods Family - Winterton's (Duke) - Payzants - Bornholts School - Piggots - 'Louie' Donahue - Potters - Lexie Meru - Everalls - Raphael Diaz - Callie Thompson - Lovette." Interesting images of families in Guatemala, mosly in the adjoining city and town of Quezaltenango and Zunil, including many of the towns and surrounding countryside, as well as domestic scenes. Near the end of the album are several cyanotypes with detailed captions of damage caused by the catastrophic Quetzaltenango earthquake and volcanic eruption in 1902. Also includes a few images of Antigua. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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