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        Autograph manuscript signed, the complete four stanzas of America

      - 31 October 1892. 2pp., written on the same side of folded sheet of ruled paper, measuring 8 x 9 7/8 inches overall. Titled at the head of the first page, signed "S.F. Smith" and dated below the final verse. [With:] Cabinet card portrait photograph, signed by Smith on recto and additionally signed on verso and inscribed with the first stanza of America and dated 4 October 1892. [And with:] An unsigned portrait photograph. Matted. My country, 'tis of thee, / Sweet land of liberty, / of thee I sing; / Land where my father's died, / Land of the Pilgrim's pride, / From every mountain side / Let freedom ring. Samuel Francis Smith wrote the lyrics to "My Country 'Tis of Thee" in 1831, while a student at the Andover Theological Seminary in Andover, Massachusetts. His friend Lowell Mason had asked him to translate the lyrics in a German school songbook or to write new lyrics. A melody in Muzio Clementi's Symphony No. 3 caught his attention. Rather than translating the lyrics from German, Smith wrote his own American patriotic hymn to the melody, completing the lyrics in thirty minutes. Smith gave Mason the lyrics he had written and the song was first performed in public on July 4, 1831, at a children's Independence Day celebration at Park Street Church in Boston and was first published the following year.

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        Rand, McNally & Co. Universal Atlas of the World

      Toronto, Canada: Rand, McNally & Company, 1892. Indexed. Binding and hard cover worn. 360 pages. Contents include coloured world maps; Index; Flags; Descriptions; Diagrams and Engravings; Portraits and Biographical Sketches; Sketches of US Presidents birthdate, Presidential Term; Administration Buildings; Signers of the Declaration of Independence; (Ref.#ACC-C11).. Hard Cover. Good/No. Atlas.

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        REMINISCENCES OF PARMENAS TAYLOR TURNLEY. FROM THE CRADLE TO THREE-SCORE AND TEN. By Himself. FROM DIARIES KEPT FROM EARLY BOYHOOD. WITH A BRIEF GLANCE BACKWARD THREE HUNDRED AND FIFTY YEARS AT PROGENITORS AND ANCESTRAL LINEAGE

      Chicago: Donohue & Henneberry, [1892].. 448pp. plus six plates including frontispiece portrait, and inserted leaf of contents (found only in some copies). Publisher's cloth, boards stamped in blind, spine gilt. Boards and spine slightly worn and soiled, old library shelf label at bottom of spine. Institutional bookplate of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion on front pastedown. Inscription on recto of front fly leaf: "Limited to 250 copies and privately distributed." Additional half-page advertisement for the book, printed (carbon copy?) on recto and verso, tipped onto verso of frontispiece portrait. Slight age-toning in outer margins. A very good copy. A presentation copy, with the author's half- page gift inscription on the verso of the front fly leaf: "To my respected friend and comrade Colonel Charles W. Davis...Chicago...January 18, 1894." An important work, printed for the author. Turnley led an extremely active life during which he travelled through a good part of the western portion of the continent. After graduating from West Point, he served in the Mexican War in New Orleans, Veracruz, Monterey, and Mexico City. He spent a considerable time in Texas in the 1850s at Fort Brown, Austin, San Antonio, and along the Rio Grande. He accompanied Harney's Sioux expedition, went overland to Fort Bridger, Salt Lake, and points west. During the Civil War he was active on the Union side, politicked a bit, and went on a special commission to Denver. HOWES T429. GRAFF 4217.

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        Von Bagdad nach Stambul - Reiseerlebnisse,

      Freiburg im Breisgau, Fehsenfeld (= Carl May's gesammelte Reiseromane - Band III), o.J. [1892],. Erstausgabe [1. - 7. Tsd.], 8°, 644 S. mit einem Porträt des Verfassers mit Unterschrifts-Faksimile (und dem original Seidenhemdchen), goldgemusterte Vorsätze, (original?) Halbledereinband mit Lederecken und schwarzen krokodillederartigen Deckelbezügen, der Rücken mit zwei grünen Lederrückenschildern mit goldener Beschriftung (davon das obere fast komplett fehlend) und 6 Rückenbünden, die Lederrückenkanten natürlich leicht berieben, innen stellenw. zart fingerspurig, sonst aber ein altersgemäß gutes, sauberes Exemplar, auf Wunsch schicken wir gerne Bilder per Email, Plaul: 230.1

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        AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED, TO HENRY MILLS ALDEN

      V.V. - S., Florence. 24 November [1892].. Two full pages, in ink, on recto and verso of octavo lettersheet. Old folds from mailing, date and name docketed at top edge by recipient or recipient's secretary, otherwise very good or better. A fine, humorously biting letter from Clemens to the editor of HARPER'S MAGAZINE: "I know I never never shall get over the astonishment of it! I sent you the most delicious thing that has been offered to any magazine in 30 years in the way of innocent, unconscious & absolutely killing humor ... & you declined it because I didn't write it. Why, dang it, the reason for declining it is really worse than the crime itself; for gold is gold, & varying the mint- mark can't alter its value - & if that wasn't gold, standard gold, sterling gold, golden humor, then I don't know that metal when I see it ... Look here, Alden, you didn't read it. You saw it was mainly reprint and jumped to an over-hasty conclusion. But if you had read it - & read it aloud to people, as I have done - then you'd have seen effects such as you have never seen in your life up to now ...." Signed: "Yours with sincere affection SL Clemens." According to Fears, the piece Alden had rejected was "The Enemy Conquered; or, Love Triumphant," by Samuel W. Royston. Fears, MARK TWAIN DAY BY DAY, II, p.750.

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        Les mollusques marins du Roussillon. PŽlŽcypodes

      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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        THE SISTERS

      1892. [from Swinburne to Meredith] London: Chatto & Windus, 1892. 1 preliminary page ads plus 32 pp ads dated Oct 1891. Original dark blue-green cloth. First Edition, which consisted of only 1250 copies, of Swinburne's only verse play in contemporary speech.~This copy is inscribed by Swinburne on the half-title, simply "From the author." The book bears the Box Hill bookplate of the famous Victorian author George Meredith. Meredith and Swinburne had been friends for several decades; during the early 1860s Swinburne lived for awhile at the center of Pre-Raphaelitism, the Cheyne Walk abode of Dante Gabriel Rossetti -- where Meredith lived as well. It turned out to be a difficult arrangement...~...Things grew worse. Meredith was revolted by Rossetti's gargantuan breakfasts, bacon surrounded by a circle of eggs. Swinburne knocked [William] Morris into a cupboard and smashed Rossetti's china. With a new acquaintance, Simeon Solomon, he [Swinburne] romped naked about the house, sliding down the banisters and shrilly waking the echoes. Rossetti planned to accommodate his new mistress, Fanny Cornforth, whom Swinburne out of loyalty to Lizzie [Siddal, Rossetti's now-deceased former mistress and wife] always referred to as "The Bitch." Meredith, driven to distraction by the row, swore that "he would certainly have kicked Swinburne downstairs had he not foreseen what a clatter his horrid little bottom would have made as it bounced from step to step." Within a few months, Meredith left... [Thomas]~At about the same time, Swinburne wrote a letter to The Spectator protesting the paper's unkind review of Meredith's MODERN LOVE. Sometime later Swinburne wrote the novella LOVE'S CROSS-CURRENTS, which is regarded as highly influenced by the style of his friend George Meredith. In short, this volume brings together two of the giants of Victorian literature.~The volume, which came from the renowned collection of Halsted Vander Poel, is in near-fine condition. Wise (Swinburne) 96.

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        Objects of Pity; Or, Self and Company. By A Gentleman of Quality

      N.P. Amsterdam [but actually Sydney, Australia], 1892. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 55 pp. (8vo) original thin boards covered with japan vellum, title in gilt on front. First Edition. A response to a rare pamphlet by Robert Louis Stevenson and others entitled "An Object of Pity; Or, the Man Haggard. A Romance. By Many Competent Hands". Bazzett Haggard, brother of novelist H. Rider Haggard, was cast as the hero of the tale and in the present volume, offers his rebuttal. The original tale was authored by Stevenson, Isobel Osbourne Strong, Graham Balfour and others as an amusement while all gathered at Stevenson's Valima in Samoa. Spine ends chipped, some spotting to vellum; very good.

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        GOLDEN LEGEND OF MASTER WILLIAM CAXTON DONE ANEW 3 VOLS

      London: Kelmscott Press, 1892. First Edition. Cloth. Good-/No Jacket. Burne-Jones, Edward; Morris, William. There are two illustrations/ illuminations by Edward Burne-Jones and the magnificent title pages were the first done by Morris. The Kelmscott Colophon is on the last page of Volume 3, and the printed slip asking any possible re-binders not to trim the p This iconic set from the Arts and Crafts era was an early production of the Kelmscott Press under the artistic direction of William Morris. Having recently acquired the Caxton text in a reprinted edition of the 13th century lives of the Saints and miracl

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        The Diary of a Nobody

      Bristol: J. W. Arrowsmith; Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent and Co. Limited, London,, [1892]. Octavo. Original tan cloth, decoration and titles to front cover and spine gilt, black and blue. Double portrait frontispiece of the authors, illustrations by Weedon Grossmith. A few minor spots to the front cover, title and frontispiece, still very good, scarce in this state. First edition, first issue with the terminal leaves used as pastedowns and no blank leaf at the front.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Marca- Maou. Grand Roman Feuilleton Inédit.

      Montpellier, Le Petit Méridional. 1892 - Fort vol. in-8 carré, environ 300 feuillets, 1/2 basane rouge, dos lisse orné, rel. de l' ép. Qq. ill. in-texte. Ed. originale. Le texte a été découpé dans "Le petit Méridional", quotidien montpelliérain, pieusement collé au recto de 300 ff. montés sur onglets, puis relié. Il n' a jamais paru sous forme de livre. L' affichette publicitaire annonçant sa parution,( visible sur le site de la BNF, click marca maou sur google ), montre une peau humaine sanguinolente et précise : "Cette peau que tout le monde a pu voir à la faculté de Médecine est celle de Marca-Maou, le sinistre bandit guillotiné en 1824 à Montpellier et écorché après l' exécution." L' action du roman se situe entre 1794 et 1824. Il met en scène quelques rejetons de la noblesse locale, l' ignoble Marca- maou ( le Marque-mal), une ravissante prostituée gitane, etc. L' histoire part d' un fait réel et la peau tannée de Pierre Vitou, alias Marca-Mau, natif de Vérargues (1798-1824), a bien été exposée au Musée de la Médecine. En image jointe, notice du Dictionnaire de l' Hérault de P. Clerc. Une histoire insoutenable. Défauts mineurs. Peu courant. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tent Life in Tigerland with which is Incorporated Sport and Work on the Nepaul Frontier. Being Twelve Years Sporting Reminiscences of a Pioneer Planter in an Indian Frontier District.

      SAMPSON, LOW, MARSTON & CO, London 1892 - xxiv + 690 pages, bound in original pictorial cloth, 22 chromo-lithographic illustrations, gift inscription from 1893 plus ex-libris sticker inside front board, slight shelfwear and softening of corners o/w very good [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      D. Appleton & Company, 1892. Hardcover. Good. Thick folio. xviii, 673 p. illus., facsims., plan, plates, ports. 35 cm. AEG. Limited ed., no. 867. Clean, unmarked pages. Rebacked modern leather spine with original boards. Bumped corners. Hardcover. Provenance: Fromly owned by John Frazer, Jr. of Annapolis. Presented to the Society of Colonial Wars in the State of New York by the lead editor, Clarence W. Bowen. Inscribed by Bowen on ffep. Also includes a tipped in note from Bowen. Clarence Winthrop Bowen (1852-1935), the son of Henry Chandler and Lucy Maria (Tappan) Bowen, was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on 22 May 1852. He graduated from Yale University in 1873, and also received the degrees A.M. in 1876 and Ph.D. in 1882 from Yale. He began a career in journalism in 1874 in the editorial department of the Independent, a weekly Congregational journal with a strong anti-slavery bias that had been founded by his father. The following year he became its foreign correspondent, and from 1896 to 1912 its publisher and proprietor. After retiring from journalism, Bowen involved himself with historical research, genealogy, and world travel. His interests ranged from the George Washington Centennial Celebration (1889), to the the establishment of the American Historical Association, the Celebration of the 400 Anniversary of the Discovery of America,the 1892 World's Fair, the American Antiquarian Society, the Republican Party, the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, and the Manhattan Congregational Church. The History of the Centennial Celebration of the Inauguration of George Washington as First President of the United States which D Apple ton & Co will bring out this month is a memorial of the celebration held in New York City in the spring of 1889 and is the crowning work of the Citizens Committee which has labored so earnestly to commemorate that anniversary The volume which has been in preparation since 1689 is a large folio of 650 pages printed on extra heavy calendered paper bound in a cover designed by Greenough and gotten up in the perfection of modern bookmaking Beginning with the Inauguration of 1789 it contains a minute account of those ceremonies giving extracts from the unpublished despatches written from this country by the representatives of England France Spain Holland and Sweden now contained in the archives of those countries There is a map of New York City in 1789 illustrations of the inaugural ceremonies and portraits of all the personages prominent therein A chapter is devoted to the semi centennial and the remainder of the volume is a memorial of the New York Centennial celebration with illustrations of the relics in the Loan Exhibition first and final drawings of the Washington Memorial Arch and the names of all who took official part in the celebration of the guests and subscribers to the banquets and balls and of the subscribers to the Memorial Arch Fund The most important feature of the work is its illustrations numbering over seven hundred which with few exceptions are halftones and artotypes of portraits and paintings never before reproduced There are twenty nine portraits of Washington and from two to twenty of each of the the men and women prominent in official and diplomatic circles of 1789 Benjamin Franklin for instance has fifty three All these are reproductions from negatives of the original portraits taken in different parts of this country and Europe by the representatives of the committee There are also excellent illustrations of the Centennial celebration from the naval parade to the Lawyers Club banquet reproduced from official photographs Historical and biographical notes to the portraits are appended and there is an exhaustive index The work has been edited by Clarence Winthrop Bowen under the auspices of a Publication Committee composed of Abram S Hewitt and Cornelius N Bliss The edition consists of one thousand numbered copies One complimentary copy will be sent by the committee to the national Government at Washington to each of the States and Territories to the city of New York and to England France Spain Holland and Sweden whose representatives were present at the inauguration in 1789. (1053 The Publishers Weekly, April 2 1892 No 557)

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        The Register of the National Saddle Horse Breeders' Association Volumes 1-6 (The Register of the American Saddle-horse Breeders' Association

      Ass. For Entry of Pedigrees of Saddle Horse in America, Kentucky - Six Volumes: Volumes 1 - 6 (1892-1906) All Very Good or Better. Cloth bound Octavo. Corners lightly bumped and rubbed. Cloth toned. Previous Owner's Name and date on first free end paper. Includes supplement to Volume 6. ***See a Scan of Vol.1***

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        Vital Record of Rhode Island 1636-1850: Volumes 2 - 21

      Narragansett Historical Publishing Company, Providence, RI 1892 - Cloth 4to. 20 volumes in 18 books, Vols 2-3 and 5-6 bound together. Missing Vol. 1. Ex-library w/ heavier markings and wear to beg. vols, later vols not in general circulation. All vols edgeworn and lt. soiled, spines sunned, lt. foxing/soil to textblocks and eps. Some chipping to pg edges, several hinges starting, Vol 18 hinges split. Vols 2-3 rebound w/ new eps and original spine laid on; original spine mistakenly titled Vols 1 & 2 by publisher. Vols 4 and 5-6 hinges heavily split, signature loose but present to latter vol. RI map frontis to Vols 2-11, folding map to Vol 7. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Roughing It and The Innocents at Home

      London: George Routledge and Sons. First British edition, first printing. 12mo. 7 3/8 in tall. [xvi, 495 pages.] Contemporary half leather with light rubbing to extremities. 5 raised spine bands with stamped gilt titles. Joints and hinges sound. Bindings tight and square. 200 Illustrations by F. A. Fraser. .....Additional photographs available....This binding was likely done close to the time of publication but is not, as far as I could find, issued by the publisher. So, it was done privately. . Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1892.

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        Peter a Cat o' One Tail : His Life and Adventures

      London: Pall Mall Gazette Office, 1892. Generally clean internally with odd light thumbmarks to margins. Transfer of a butterfly to dedication page which has faintly inpinged to opposite page. Boards show some grubbiness and bumping to corners and spine shows darkening and shelfwear to ends - 88 pages. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. Illus. by Wain, Louis . 4to.

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        WRITINGS OF THOMAS JEFFERSON. Collected and Edited by Paul Leicester Ford

      New York and London: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1892-1899. 10 volumes. A UNIQUE, INSCRIBED COPY OF THE VERY SCARCE FIRST EDITION and the Best Issuance of the collection. THIS UNIQUE COPY IS ONE OF ONLY A SMALL NUMBER LETTERED RATHER THAN NUMBERED AND IT IS MARKED AS “PRESENTATION COPY”. THE FIRST VOLUME IS INSCRIBED ON THE FREE-FLY BY THE EDITOR, PAUL LEICESTER FORD ON THE DAY OF PUBLICATION, DECEMBER 13, 1892. It is presented to a family member. The provenance is of singular importance and the books continued to be passed down through the family until the end of the 1950’s, when they came into the possession of John Strohn Copley the publisher of the The San Diego Union Tribune and the San Diego Evening Tribune. The Letter-Press Edition of the Writings limited to only seven hundred fifty signed and numbered sets. With engravings and a vast profusion of illustrations throughout, including maps and facsimiles of Jefferson’s writings, of the Declaration of Independence and of other important papers. Tall, thick 8vo, in the publisher’s preferred binding of half black morocco over maroon cloth boards, one of the scarcest of the bindings issued on this already elusive set of Jefferson’s highly important writings. A fine set, very beautifully presented and in an excellent state of preservation. A very handsome, very well cared for set of this monumental work of historical scholarship. A VERY IMPORTANT SET OF THE WORKS OF ONE OF AMERICA’S MOST ILLUSTRIOUS PERSONAGES AND WRITER OF A NUMBER OF THE MOST IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS IN AMERICAN HISTORY. THIS IS THE RARE ISSUANCE OF THE WORKS IN PUBLISHER’S MOROCCO. The set, besides including the great breadth of Jefferson’s writing, includes also, copies of the Declaration of Independence, in the form of a facsimile of Jefferson’s written manuscript with the corrections of Franklin and Adams. The set is illustrated profusely with maps and portraits, facsimiles and other illustrations. Ford's edition of THE WRITINGS OF THOMAS JEFFERSON is still regarded as one of the monuments of American historical scholarship, setting the standard for documentary editing for half-a-century. Ford's edition remains valuable for its accuracy of transcription from original manuscripts and its careful annotation of the documents chosen for publication. The Ford edition appeared in two versions, a ten-volume edition published between 1892 and 1896 and a fourteen-volume limited numbered edition (known as the "Federal" edition) issued in 1904; other than the different breakdown of volumes, the contents of these editions are identical. Readers, however, have to take note of which edition is being used in a given scholarly work. This unique first edition copy was presented by Ford to members of his family on the day of publication, and it remained in the family until it passed into the hands of James Strohn Copley (1916, St. Johnsville, New York - 1973) publisher of The San Diego Union-Tribune and the San Diego Evening Tribune from 1947 until his death in 1973. Copley was also President of the Inter American Press Association (1969 - 1970). The University of San Diego has a library named in honour of Copley and his wife (the Helen K. and James S. Copley Library).

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        WITH TRUMPET AND DRUM

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1892.. Publishers quarter vellum and boards, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Binding somewhat soiled and worn, former owner's bookplate, otherwise a very good copy. Cloth folding box. First edition, limited issue. One of an unknown number of out of series copies, unnumbered, in addition to 250 numbered copies, signed by the publisher. In this copy, on a sheet of matching handmade paper inserted in place of the front free endsheet Field has neatly copied out his poem, "Little Boy Blue," in red and black ink, in his diminutive hand, with rubricated initials at the beginning of each stanza and two small hand-colored drawings (a toy soldier and a toy lamb) in the margins. Beneath the poem is his presentation inscription, which reads: "For My Dearest and Most Beautiful Julia, Ever yours devotedly, / Eugene Field." On integral blank leaves at the back of the volume the author has written out his poem, "Dutch Lullaby" (beginning "Wynken, Blynken and Nod one night / Sailed off in a wooden shoe . . ."), also in black ink with rubricated initials, with a double-rule border in black and red in the left margin, and with his presentation inscription at the end: "For My Dearest and Most Beautiful Julia -- / Eugene Field." Field married Julia Sutherland Comstock on 16 October 1873. BAL 5750.

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        Finger Prints

      London: Macmillan, 1892. 8vo 1st Ed.. First Edition. Hardback. Near Fine/No Jacket. First Edition. 16 plates, including one colour, occasional light spots, previous owner inscription on half title, original maroon cloth, spine faded, 8vo. Apart from slight soiling to a few early leaves this is a notably clean, crisp and tight copy of the scarce First Edition.& Galton, a cousin of Charles Darwin, followed on from W.J. Herschel's use of handprints of Hindu natives on contracts and primitive system of identification by means of finger prints. He gathered all these early studies and experiments in the above work, the result of which led to a Royal Commission in 1899 and adoption as a system by British police forces. G-M 186; PMM 376.&

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        Historical Records of New South WalesSeven volumes in eight, and a quarto volume of charts

      Sydney, Government Printer, 1892 - 1903. First Editions: 8vo; Vol. I. Part I. Cook, pp. xlii,[ii], 526; Vol. I, Part II. Phillip 1783-1792, pp. xxxiv, 748; Vol. II. Grose and Patterson 1793-1795, pp. xxviii, 936; Vol. III. Hunter. 1796-1799, pp. xxxviii, 856; Vol. IV. Hunter and King 1800, 1801, 1802, pp. xlv, 1066; Vol. V. King. 1803, 1804, 1805. pp. lxviii, 866; Vol. VI. King and Bligh. 1806, 1807, 1808, pp. lxxvi, 875; Vol. VII. Bligh and Macquarie 1809, 1810, 1811, pp. lx, 690; Quarto volume of Charts to accompany Vol. I. Part I. Each volume illustrated with numerous coloured illustrations and maps many of which are folding. The eight volumes of text are uniformly bound in contemporary full leather bindings, raised bands, titles in gilt on spine, extensive gilt decoration to spines and boards a very handsome set in very good condition. The quarto volume of charts is in the original embossed black cloth binding in excellent condition. The complete work with the uncommon quarto volume of charts.

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        Modern Love: A Reprint to which is Added The Sage Enamoured and the Honest Lady

      London: Macmillan and Co, 1892. Revised Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Revised Edition. Hard Cover. SIGNED & INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. 32mo. A PRESENTATION COPY inscribed by "Herbert Thompson from George Meredith" with manuscript corrections by Meredith on pp 8, 30, and 61. Tipped to the free front endpaper is Thompson's note explaining that Meredith gave him this copy when he visited the author in the company of the Misses Lawrence. Bookplate of Herbert Thompson. Dark blue cloth boards, corners slightly bumped. Interior is clean. A very nice copy. 107 pp. POE/021306.

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        THE COLORADO HAND-BOOK: DENVER AND ITS OUTINGS. A GUIDE FOR TOURISTS AND BOOK OF GENERAL INFORMATION, WITH SOME BITS OF EARLY HISTORY

      Denver. 1892.. [6],170pp. including in-text and full-page illustrations, plus folding map. 12mo. Original pictorial wrappers. Worn at head of spine, a few small chips and creases. Small bookplate on inside of front wrapper. Near fine, in original condition. A scarce, attractive, and very informative handbook for Denver and surrounding areas. Much of the text amounts to a directory of Denver, listing schools, churches, businesses, amusements, etc. There are advertisements for several Denver businesses, including booksellers, railroads, dry goods dealers, several newspapers, a dealer selling W.H. Jackson photographs, local colleges, and much more. Other cities, including Boulder and Georgetown, are also discussed, local natural wonders and attractions are described, and a history of Colorado is given. The map is noteworthy for showing the course of electric lines and cable car lines through Denver. Not in Eberstadt or Decker. Scarce. WYNAR 2374.

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        [The Works] Hillingdon Hall; Handley Cross; Jorrock's Jaunts and Jollities; Hawbuck Grange; "Plain or Ringlets?"; Mr. Romford's Hounds; Ask Mamma; Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour

      London: Bradbury, Agnew & Co., [and others], circa 1892. 8 works in eight volumes, octavo. (8 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches). Numerous hand-coloured plates after John Leech, Henry Alken and others, 1 hand-coloured additional title, 6 hand-coloured title vignettes, uncoloured illustrations in 'Handley Cross'. 20th-century red half morocco over cloth-covered boards, bound for Henry Sotheran of Sackville Street, London, by Bayntun-Riviere of Bath, spines gilt in six compartments with raised bands, lettered in the second and fourth compartments, the first with a fox's mask tool, the third with a whip and horseshoe tool, the fifth with a hound's head, the sixth with a horse's heads bordered in gilt, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. A finely bound set from the pen of the 19th-century's best known sporting author: Thackeray envied him, William Morris considered him 'a master of life'. The 'Dickens of the Sporting field' Surtees is still very readable today. Surtees' best-selling works are humorous and lively. The author was arguably a match for Dickens in the field of social observation, whilst surpassing him as an observer of the natural world: with warmth and humour Surtees captured an era and a way of life that reached its zenith during Queen Victoria's reign. The 'Sporting Novels' were essential reading in the country houses of Victorian England and deserve a place on the shelves of today's private library.

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        Memorial Catalogue Heraldic Exhibition

      Edinburgh: T & A Constable, 1892. Rebound half leather half cloth with original boards, spine ribbed with gilt stamp title, gilt to top. Soiling and some spots of fading to cloth of boards, some wear to extremtities of boards, exlibris pasted to pastedown, ink number to bottom outside corner of pastedown, front free end paper and half title with foxing and large spots of damp stain continuing onto full title following but only as three very small faint spots, paper yellowed. Some colour, primarily black and white plates, reproductions of printed heraldry, engravings of seals, etc.. Limited Edition. Half Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to.

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        When I Lived in Bohemia. Papers selected from the portfolio of Peter - esq

      Bristol, Arrowsmith. London, Simkin Marshall. (1892)., 1892. Mystery. First edition. Small 8vo. Publisher's terracotta cloth titled and decorated in black and gilt to spine and front board. Some soiling to the cloth, nevertheless a very good, tight copy. Internally clean, ownership to pastedown and front flyleaf. Illustrated throughout. A novel presented in the form of a collection of nostalgic short stories interspersed with verse. Scarce in this UK edition, though more commonly found in the US Tait edition. HUBIN; Crime Fiction IV.

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        AMERICAN CLAIMANT

      New York: Charles L. Webster and Co, 1892. First edition. Illustrated throughout by Dan Beard. 8vo, pale green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and black on spine and cover. 277, [8] ads pp. An unusually nice copy, bright and clean, with only the slightest bit of rubbing, internally quite fine. FIRST EDITION. Twain’s delightful romp through British and American matters is a follow-up to THE GILDED AGE. There are plot twists, mistaken identities and more then one roll-switch while Twain, with his typical wit, examines the serious differences between the American democracy and the English hereditary aristocracy.

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        The American Claimant

      New York: Charles L. Webster, 1892. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. First Edition (no Library of Congress date of publication recorded, preventing any priority-of-issue determination). 8vo: xvi,17-277,[1],[8, advertisements]pp, with a frontispiece and 23 pen-and-ink illustrations by Dan Beard. Publisher's original olive-green pictorial cloth, the upper cover stamped in black (a vignette of stars and stripes, beneath which are the English lord and the American claimant) and lettered in gilt, the spine lettered in gilt and stamped in black with the ornament of an eagle. A Fine copy with only trivial faults: points and spine ends rubbed, very slight toning to page edges, otherwise fresh, tight and unmarked. BAL 3434. Johnson, p.53. Probabaly one of Twain's least engaging efforts, written when his finances were ever more stretched. Published first in various newspapers by the McClure Syndicate and later in the Idler magazine in 12 numbers. Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        History of Methodism in Arkansas

      Little Rock, Ark. , Press Printing Company, 1892. 1st Edition. Description: xiv p. , 1 l. , 445 p. 23 cm. Subjects: Methodist Episcopal church in Arkansas--History. Methodism. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with gilt-blocked title. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.

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        1891-93 9vols SHAKESPEARE Works Cambridge Ed WRIGHT

      ols I - IV) 1892 (Vols V - VIII) 1893 (Vol IX)- London - Macmillan, 1891 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Finely bound volumes in half leather with gilt decoration to the spines,marble paper pastedowns and marbled foredge. William Aldis Wright (1831 - 1914), was an English writer and editor. This is the second and best edition of the very well regarded 'Wright' Shakespeare. The Works of William Shakespeare (1863-6), edited by William George Clark, with at first W. Aldis Wright and later John Glover as collaborators, was published in nine volumes by Macmillan, but printed at the University Press, so that it became known as the Cambridge Shakespeare. This important edition was based on a thorough collation of the four Folios and of all the Quarto editions of the separate plays, and of subsequent editions and commentaries (preface), so that in textual matters it constitutes a virtual variorum. Prefaces provide accounts of the early textual history of each of the works, and the volumes include the texts of first quartos of Hamlet and Romeo and Juliet, as well as the quartos relating to Henry V, The First Part of the Contention (2 Henry VI), and Richard Duke of York (3 Henry VI). Clark and Wright used the Cambridge edition as the basis for the influential one-volume Globe Shakespeare. Both the Cambridge and the Globe editions were revised in 1891 (The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare)He was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, and in 1888 became vice-master of the college. He was one of the editors of the Journal of Philology from its foundation in 1868, and was secretary to the Old Testament revision company from 1870 to 1885. He edited the plays of Shakespeare published in the Clarendon Press series (186897), also with W. G. Clark the Cambridge Shakespeare (1863-1866; 2nd ed. 1891-1893) and the Globe edition (1864). He published a facsimile of the Milton manuscript in the Trinity College library (1899), and edited Milton's poems with critical notes (1903). He was the intimate friend and literary executor of Edward FitzGerald, whose Letters and Literary Remains he edited in 1889. This was followed by the Letters of Edward FitzGerald to Fanny Kemble (1895), his Miscellanies (1900), More Letters of Edward FitzGerald (1901), and The Works of Edward FitzGerald (7 vols. , 1903). He edited the metrical chronicle of Robert of Gloucester (1887), Generydes (1878) for the Early English Text Society, and other texts. Condition: The bindings are tight and firm, although the rear outer hinge of Volume IIIisstarting at the bottom. Thereis some wear to the extremities including fading to the spine of Volume IX as seen (could be restained to match better), some rubbing to the edges of the boards and a few faint marks to some of the boards. There is some evidence of past damp staining to bottom of the rear board of Volume II andthe top of the rear board of Volume III. Internally the pages are generally clean and bright with the occasional spot and light spotting to the endpapers. There is a bookplate to the front pastedown of each volume. Overall the volumes are in very good condition..

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        ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES

      New York: Harper & Brothers. 1892. First Edition; Second Issue. Hardcover. Good in boards. Hinge has started. Spine is rolled. Two inch tear to fabric at spine. Owner name and date to FEP. Page 65 has "Now, if he had" at end of 4th line, indicating the second issue. First American Edition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        Mythology and The Seige of Troy with Illustrations After Paintings in the Great Galleries in America and Europe. 2 Volumes

      Philadelphia: George Barrie, 1892. ...FIRST EDITION...TWO VOLUMES - VOL. 1- XL, 88PP., VOL.2 - 177PP...100 ENGRAVED PLATES INCLUDING, FRONTIS IN EACH VOLUME, WITH TISSUE GUARDS, 24 WOOD ENGRAVINGS PRINTED HORS TEXTE, AND NUMEROUS TEXTUAL ILLUSTRATIONS...PLATES REMARKABLY CLEAN, BRIGHT AND CLEAR...A.E.G...DECORATIVE ENDPAPERS...MASTERFULLY REBOUND IN MODERN LEATHER USING ORIGINAL BOARDS, 5 RAISED BANDS AND 6 GILT DECORATED COMPARTMENTS...GILT DECORATED TITLE ON COVERS. A BEAUTIFUL SET.. Three-Quarter Leather. Very Fine. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall.

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        Rare Original Photograph of O'Neill as a boy, unsigned, oblong 8vo, with full signature on a small 12mo visiting card

      The image shows the future playwright in full length profile, sitting on a rock, with pad and pencil as if he is about to sketch or write. He sits near a lake with a house visible at the lake's edge. The photo has been cropped at the top. On verso, docketed in pencil, are notations for further cutting of the image to remove unwanted margins from the central focus of a charming portrait of O'Neill as a boy. The docketing reads, "Eugene O'Neill 25 years ago." The photographer's stamp shows upside down at the top edge indicating to whom credit should be given when reproductions would be made. The photographer is Nickolas Muray (1892- 1965) who had made other images of O'Neill as an adult. On the black bordered visiting card, O?Neill has crossed out his printed name and written his full name below

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        Dictionarium Sinicum & Latinum ex Radicum Ordine dispositum. Dispositum, Selectis Variorum Scriptorum Sententiis Firmatum ac Illustratum.

      Ho Kien Fou: ex Missione Catholica, 1892 - xix,1200pp. 24.5x16cm. Rebound with new boards and e.ps., 2 vols.in one book. Ex-library (Tokyo Imperial University) with stamps. Pages light foxing.

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        The Sign of Four

      London: George Newnes, Limited,, 1892. Octavo. Original illustrated crimson boards, titles to front cover in orange and yellow, titles to spine gilt. Spine tips and edges rubbed, hinges cracking, signature 8 has two pages out of sequence. Second edition. In 1891 the Standard Library was taken over by the Revd Frederick Langbridge of Griffith Farran. The remaining copyright and the copies still on the publisher's hands were acquired by George Newnes in October 1892. The book had been a modest success, but with the new interest which the short Sherlock Holmes stories aroused, it became a best seller. Newnes issued the second edition on 3 December 1892 to follow the publication of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

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        THE SKY-SIFTER. The Great Chieftainess and "Medicine Woman" of the Mohawks. Remarkable Adventures and Experiences of her White Foster Son as Related by Himself. A LIFE FILLED WITH THE SUPERNATURAL

      [Oakland, California]: [Pacific Press Co.], [1892].. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Octavo, original brown cloth stamped in blind & gilt. 302 pp + 1 leaf of publishers ads at rear, floral endpapers. Illustrated. Inner hinges cracked and neatly repaired, closed tear to ad leaf at rear, corners a bit bumped and some light rubbing to the cloth; overall a very good copy. ¶ A tale of Native American sorcery and magic, recounted in novel form by a man who was taught magic by a native American Sorcerer. The book is subtitled "An autobiography in which are described Many Supernatural Occurences, Apparitions, Herb-Induced Visions, Second Sight with Hypnotic Trances, with Weird Mystic Ceremonies by Indian Magicians and Medicine Men, and Curious Religious Rites. Scenes in Canada, in the States, on the Great Lakes, on the Plains and in California - A Book of Wonders with many ludicrous scenes, Comical Situations and Humorous Passages." A wonderful and original work. Some passages concern encounters with Mormons - the author's aunt is abducted by Mormons and later rescued. Joeseph Smith is mentioned by name, and he is not depicted in a very friendly light. A very rare book.

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        The life of Jesus critically examined / by David Friedrich Strauss ; translated from the fourth German edition by George Eliot

      London : New York : Sonnenschein ; Macmillan, 1892. 1st Single Volume Edition. Physical description: xxxviii, 39-784 p. ; 23 cm. Subjects: Jesus Christ - Biography. Includes introduction by Otto Pfliderer. Translation of: Das Leben Jesu ; previous ed. , 1846. Summary: George Eliot first major literary work was translating Strauss' Life of Jesus. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Publisher's device in gilt to spine, Spine bands and panel edges slightly dust-toned and rubbed as with age. Minor indented mark to front panel, with some light surface staining. Small nick towards top of spine. Corners bumped. Decorative endpapers. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.

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        The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes; The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

      London: George Newnes Ltd.,, 1892 & 1894. 2 volumes, octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in dark blue morocco, titles and decoration to spines, elaborate decorative borders to boards, pictorial onlays to front covers of Holmes and Watson on a train on front cover of "Adventures" and Moriaty on "Memoirs", marbled endpapers, decoration to turn-ins, gilt edges. Illustrated throughout the text by Sydney Paget. The occasional minor blemish otherwise an excellent set in a fine binding. First editions of the first two great collections of Holmes stories. The first collection, Adventures, is the first issue with the misprint "Miss Violent Hunter" on page 317; there is no corresponding issue point for Memoirs.

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

      Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1892 Rare Presentation Copy of the ninth edition and the last edited by Bartlett himself, this copy is warmly inscribed: "Mary D. Flagg / With the / sincere regard of / John Bartlett". In a handsome contemporary full crushed morocco leather binding. Spine ornately gilt, five raised bands, each compartment with fine gilt devices & decorations; boards with gilt rules and devices in the corners, gilt patterned inner dentelles. Text block clean, tight & sound. Minimal rubs. 8vo. 1158 pp. A bright, clean & lovely example of this American Classic seldom encountered inscribed.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

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        GATHERINGS Of PHOTOGRAPHIC PEARLS From ORR'S ISLAND

      Ware, Mass.:: Charles W. Eddy,. 1892.. Oblong format: 8-5/8" x 10-1/2". 1st edition. 8 leaves of stiff-stock mounting board. 1st leaf with title, printed recto only. 2nd leaf with contents on recto; 1st photograph on verso.. Disbound, and apparently lacking front board.. Age toning to mounting leaves. Photographs generally sharp, though. 'Nymphthea' shows a bit of fading to upper left quadrant. Despite. disbound nature, a Very Good item.. Orr's Island is in Casco Bay and the Gulf of Maine. This photographic work's title possibly inspired by Harriet Beecher Stowe's earlier publication, The Pearls of Orr's Island [1862]. & & Eddy a documented author & publisher of this sort of 'view' material, however, we find no current record of this particular work... not found in the NUC, nor on OCLC. No sale record found on Americana Exchange, nor American Book Prices Current.& & Rare. . 14 original albumen photographs of Orr's Island, including 'Steamer Merryconeag', 'Grassy Road', 'Eaton Cottage', 'From Eaton Cottage', 'Point of Rocks', 'The Grotto', 'The Pearl's Home', 'Capt. Kittridge House', 'Old Church at Harpswell', 'Harpswell Chariot', 'Cove at Bailey's Island', 'The Nymphthea', 'Serf [sic] at Bailey's Island', & 'Bridges from Orr's Island.'

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        LAURA RUTHVEN'S WIDOWHOOD

      London: Lawrence & Bullen, 1892.. Three volumes. Original medium green textured cloth, ruled in blind, spines lettered in gilt. Spine lettering very slightly dull, endsheets a bit tanned, a few minor smudges to cloth, but a very good, tight set, with the bookplate of Pickford Waller in each volume. First edition. Davidson's only triple-decker, a collaboration with Charles James Wills, M.D., M.R.C.S. (1842-1912), and a rare book. Wills was trained as a physician and spent some time in that practice before turning to literature in 1882, at the age of 40. He began his new career as a travel writer, and then went on to publish more than a dozen novels. John Davidson, some 15 years younger than his colleague, is now the better known of the two. He wrote plays, poetry of ideas, journalism, short stories, and philosophy; he was a member of the Rhymers' Club, and a contributor to THE YELLOW BOOK. Davidson's later years were wretched, despite the patronage of such notables as Edmund Gosse and George Bernard Shaw, and in the end he committed suicide. Recent studies have revealed that Davidson wrote other books with Wills, but this title is the only one to acknowledge the collaboration on the title- page. The NUC lists four copies (CtY, MiU, NjP, NNC), to which OCLC adds two others (CLU [Sadleir], TxU). Not in Wolff and not in the Colbeck collection. We've handled one other set, some years ago, as part of a Davidson collection sold en bloc. SADLEIR 676. STONEHILL 9. NCBEL III:620.

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        The New Englander, New Englander and Yale Review, and the Yale Review, in 131 bound volumes, from 1843 through Summer 1969, missing only one year (1862)

      New Haven: Maltby, Wiley, Ginn, Yale, et al.. 1892. First edition. Hardcover. Ex-Library. Ex-Library set of bound volumes of "The New Englander," which was later called "New Englander and Yale Review," which was later called "The Yale Review," from 1843 - Summer, 1969. The journal, regarded as the oldest literary quarterly in the US, was founded originally in 1819 as The Christian Spectator. In 1843 it changed its name to "The New Englander," and its focus to history and economics. In 1885 it was renamed to "The New Englander and Yale Review." Finally, in 1892, new editor Henry Walcott Farnam changed the name to its current title, "The Yale Review," and decided to focus more on politics and history, and, eventually, literature and poetry. This set contains 131 bound volumes, starting with Volume 1 of "The New Englander" (1843), through Volume 58 of "The Yale Review," (1968- 9). This set lacks only one book, Volume 21 of "The New Englander," (1862), but it does have an additional index to the first 19 volumes of "The Yale Review." Library stickers on spines, bookplates on front pastedowns, and stamping (ink and blindstamps) to prelims and title pages. Contents are readable and unmarked. Many of the early volumes have tissue- covered plates. Some of the earliest volumes are in 1/2 leather bindings, but most of their boards are loose. The later volumes are bound in green and black library buckram. "The New Englander" attracted some well known names, but the modern history of the journal, beginning with its appointment of Wilbur Cross as editor in 1911, featured writers such as Thomas Mann, Henry Adams, Virginia Woolf, George Santayana, Robert Frost, José Ortega y Gasset, Eugene O’Neill, Leon Trotsky, H.G. Wells, Thomas Wolfe, John Maynard Keynes, H.L. Mencken, A.E. Housman, Ford Madox Ford, Wallace Stevens, John Berryman, W. H. Auden and Randall Jarrell. 131 volumes. Will require extra postage.

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        Memoirs of the Verney Family During the Civil War Compiled from the Letters and Illustrated By Portraits at Claydon House & Memoirs of the Verney Family During the Commonwealth 1650 to 1660 ( Complete in 4 Volumes. Bound in Half Calf )

      London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1892. Published between 1892/1899.Complete in 4 volumes. Bound in contemporary half calf, calf corners, cloth boards, raised bands, gilt tooling, top gilt edges, others rough, marble endpapers. Bindings in very good clean firm attractive condition. Internally, no loose pages, no writing.marking, some occasional light spotting. Pages and illustrations in very good condition. A very attractive set.A54. 8vo.

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        WRITINGS--ARTIST'S EDITION

      1892. WITH ENDORSED CHECK FROM TICKNOR Co. BOUND IN HOLMES, Oliver Wendell. WRITINGS. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, [1892]. Artists' Edition, one of 750 sets. 15 vols. Complete in 13 but with an additional 2 vol. Life & Letters. 8vo., Endorsed check to Holmes from Tickner Co. bound in . Three-quarter crushed moroco over marbled boards; spines in gilt, t.e.g. Illustrated throughout with steel portraits and photogravures, the first in each volume being colored A lovely, deluxe set.

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        Character Sketches of Romance Fiction and the Drama.

      New York. Selmar Hess. 1892. Bound in 3/4 calf and gilt titled cloth covered boards. Gilt ruled spine compartments with gilt tooled motifs. Gilt tooled raised bands. Silk moire endsheets. a.e.g. Thick Folio. 11 in. x 14 in. Illustrated throughout with hundreds of full page photogravures, etchings, wood engravings and typogravures depicting every imaginable subject. An absolutley tremendous collection of superlative plates. Covers moderately rubbed, spine and hinges well rubbed, head and tail pieces chipped. Else a Very Good set with crisp internals and exquisite bright plates.

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        Waverly Novels

      London: John C. Nimmo, 1892.. Octavo, 45 volumes. One of a three hundred sixty-five numbered sets printed on Arnold's unbleached hand-made paper, with the Etchings printed as proofs before letters. Signed Riviere binding. Three-quarters leather. Raised bands, gilt tooling to the spine. Top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. In near fine condition. Lacking three volumes: 6, 17, and 19.The Waverly Novels are comprised of: Waverly, John Mannering, The Antiquary, Rob Roy, Old Mortality, Black Dwarf and Legend of Montrosity, Bride of Lammermoor, Heart of Mid-Lothian, Ivanhoe, The Monastery, The Abbot, Kenilworth, The Pirate, The Fortunes of Nigel, Peveril of the Peak, Quentin Durward, St. Ronan's Well, Red Gauntlet, The Betrothed, The Talisman, Woodstock, The Fair Maid of Perth, Anner of Geierstein, Count Robert of Paris, Castle Dangerous and Surgeon's Daughter and Highland Widow.A beautiful set.

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        GREEN FAIRY BOOK

      1892. 2. LANG,ANDREW. THE GREEN FAIRY BOOK. London: Longmans Green 1892. 8vo (5 1/4 x 7 1/4"), green gilt pictorial cloth, all edges gilt, rear hinge a bit rubbed but not weak, scattered foxing, bright and VG+. 1st edition, 1st printing of the 3rd fairy book. Illustrated by H.J. FORD with 101 beautiful black and whites to accompany fairy tales (Osborne p.35).

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