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        Illustrated Catalogue and Price List of Perfection Granite Ironware and Decorated Pearl Agate.

      Meriden & NY, 1892. 10 1/2/ x 13 1/2. (iii), frontis of the extensive factory in Meriden, pages 1-70, 101-150, 201-224, 301-342--as issued. These are also the page numbers in the Contents and the Index. Gilt and stamped cloth, worn along edges and at extremities. Stain on front floral endpapers from something acidic laid in; free endpaper torn with a piece missing. Very light, minor damp stain along edge of last 20 leaves. Near very good copy. Laid in is a color flier for "The New Mikado Pearl Agateware." A handsome documentation of material culture. This catalogue is notable for its exquisite color-printed wood engravings of tea & coffee pots and accoutrements, tureens, canisters, dishes, jars, cuspidors, and hotel/restaurant ware. The engravings were by Sanford & Lohmann, color inks from Chas. Eneu Johnson, and printing by E. A. Horton. In contemporary accounts, Horton is mentioned as a "fancy" printer, one who's output was "the last word" in printing. Romaine p. 100, locating only the copy at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. OCLC locates copies at The Connecticut Historical Society and Winterthur.

      [Bookseller: The Veatchs Arts of the Book]
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        The Adventures and The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. With illustrations by Sidney Paget.

      London: George Newnes Ltd, 1892 and 1894. FIRST EDITIONS, earliest issue. Detective fiction; short stories. 2 volumes., 4to., (I) half-title, title, pp. 317, (II) half-title, frontispiece, title, pp. 279. Bound in the original publisher's pale and dark blue cloths respectively. All edges gilt. A used set; joints rubbed, shows some general wear, soiling to covers, spine ends worn, paper joints cracked. Remains presentable.'Adventures' features the misprint 'Violent Hunter' for 'Violet Hunter' p. 317 line 23 plus the earliest Street sign on the cover, whose name is omitted; later impressions bear the 'Southampton Street' wording. The classic Holmes collection. DeWaal. Green and Gibson [A10a], [A14a]. BMC No.271, 'The Great Illustrators'. Graham Greene and Dorothy Glover; Victorian Detective Fiction [128], [129], (1966). See also Cooper & Pike [p115-119], Eric Quayle; Detective Fiction, Hardwicke; Complete Guide to Sherlock Holmes (1986), Keating; Sherlock Holmes and his World (1979).

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        The Strand Magazine - 23 Volumes in total. With first printings of "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" in Volumes III, IV, V, XII and XIII. [Volumes I, II and VI missing] Of the missing Volumes only Volume II and VI contained Stories of Doyle].

      George Newnes,, 1892. First Edition. 23 Volumes (of 26). London, George Newnes, 1892-1903. 8°. c. 13500 pages with numerous illustrations. Original Hardcover. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear. All bindings firm !

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        Fantôme d'Orient

      Second edition published one year after the very rare first edition printed 20 copies, one of 50 copies numbered on Holland paper only leading copies announced.Binding to bradel half Havana morocco with corners, back smooth decorated with gilded floral and plant motifs enriched parts mosaiced green morocco, light brown, chocolate, golden Greek friezes head and tail enriched with a strip of dark blue morocco , framing gilded nets on marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, preserved covers, gilded head on witnesses, contemporary binding signed Meunier.illustrated book, frontispiece, a portrait of Pierre Loti, here in double state like copies of the deluxe edition.Beautiful copy fully established. Calmann Lévy Paris 1892 12,5x19cm relié

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      Paul Lacomblez. Second printed immediately after the first edition, one of 200 copies on vellum, one draw with Japan 2 and 6 Holland paper. Rare autograph dedication signed by the author on this text to Paul Redonnel.spine restored angular gaps filled on the boards, nice interior state. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Paul Lacomblez Bruxelles 1892 13x16,5cm broché

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        The American Claimant

      First Edition New York Charles L. Webster 1892 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 frontispiece and 23 pen-and-ink illustrations by Dan Beard. Publisher's original olive-green pictorial cloth, upper cover stamped in black (vignette of stars and stripes, beneath which are the English lord and the American claimant) and lettered in gilt, 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. Fine ¶ Twain's comedy of mistaken identities and multiple role switches was published first in various newspapers by the McClure Syndicate and later in the Idler magazine, in 12 numbers. He wrote the novel with the help of recently invented (by Edison) phonographic dictation (precursor of the Dictaphone), supposedly the first author to do so. The novel was also (according to Twain) an attempt to write a book without mention of the weather, again, the first of its kind in fictitious literature. Indeed, all the weather in The American Claimant is contained in an appendix, at the back of the book, which the reader is encouraged to turn to from time to time. 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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        Essais d'Art Libre. Tête de collection

      Girard. First edition on ordinary paper for the first and third volumes, one of the rare copies on vergé for the second. Half black morocco, spine in six compartments, covers of first volume preserved, top edge gilt. Numerous contributions, including from C. Mauclair, Saint-Pol-Roux, H. Rebell, R. de Gourmont, C. Morice, C.H. Hirsch, K. Boès, H. Mazel, among others. Very good and rare copies nicely bound. Girard Paris Février 1892 à Juillet 1893 12x18cm pour le premier et troisième volume et 14,5x20cm pour le deuxième volume 3 volumes reliés

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        Handbook to Singapore. With Map....

      Singapore. Singapore and Straits Printing Office. 1892. Large folding map showing the Principal Residences and Places of Interest in black and red, map measures 54 x 75.5cm, folding black and white Plan of the Botanical Gardens, xvipp (including 8 page index to the map) + 135pp + 9 advertisements. Advertisements on endpapers. Repaired tear on large map extending 17cm at the lower corner, endpapers browned, some occasional light spotting, starting between gatherings in one place. A nice copy in original blue cloth lettered in gilt upper cover. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 157130)....

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        Description of the Star Camera, at the Sydney Observatory.

      Sydney: S.T Leigh & Co. 1892. Quarto, with a photograph and seven large lithograph plates; original red cloth. The principal observatories in New South Wales during the nineteenth century were at Sydney and Parramatta, and from the 1890s to the 1930s an astrometric camera was run as a field station by Sydney Observatory at Red Hill, which today is Observatory Park, Pennant Hills. The author of this rare work was the Government Astronomer from 1870, who was responsible for some of the major astronomical programmes undertaken in Australia during the nineteenth century. His book shows details of the camera that was used at Red Hill for photographing the Milky Way and for gaining experience in stellar photography. Russell's work with photography was of great importance: see Holden, Photography in Colonial Australia, pp. 61-3 for further details. Marked, some browning of text.

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        Butterflies from China, Japan and Corea. Pt 1: Danainae, Satyrinae, Morphinae, and Acraeinae

      London: R.H. Porter, 1892. 116, 13 fine chromolithographed plates. Paperback. Orig. printed wrappers. Plates loose in wrappers, uncut. Pages unopened. Vg Rare. Part 1 only. Fine chromolithographs drawn by W. Purkiss and printed by W. Greve, Berlin.Nissen ZBI 2414

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        César Cascabel

      Hetzel. New edition. Catalog FX in fine.Cartonnage editor said "the portrait stuck." Back to the lighthouse.Belle top plate to x gleaming golds. fading traces over the globe and small up dirt from the author's name. bottom corners with folds. Rubbed Caps. Under "Jules Verne" written in ink 134. spine slightly thinned. Beau second flat. Stain in right margin of the page pulls next to the title, several numbers written in pen around the title. Paper costs, virtually free of foxing. Overall, nice copy, good holding. Hetzel 1892 Grd. in-8 (18x28cm) 438pp. relié

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        La vie littéraire, quatrième série

      Calmann Lévy. Edition on current paper. Binding to bradel full brown calico, smooth spine very lightly browned with a gold floral pattern, double gold thread date and tail, as part of black shagreen, wrappers preserved and bound in with small marginal restorations, an upper corner slightly blunted , contemporary binding. The last guard is marginally wrinkled. Precious autograph signed by the author to his friend Marcel Schwob. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Calmann Lévy Paris 1892 12x19cm relié

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        Le tour du monde en 80 jours. Le docteur Ox

      Hetzel. New edition illustrated by Neuville and Benett.Cardboard publisher Hetzel says "stuck to the portrait", back to the lighthouse branded Lenègre in the wheel, Hetzel Paris 1892 18x27,5cm relié

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        Retour de voyage. - Lettre du capitaine Tanera sur la débâcle

      First edition, one of 20 numbered copies on Hollande, the tirage de tête after 5 chamois.Half red morocco over marbled paper boards by Canape & Corriez, spine in six compartments, date gilt at foot of spine,marbled endpapers and pastedowns, covers preserved, two corners slightly bumped, top edge gilt.Autograph inscriptiuon from Emile Zola : "A M. Rubattel, en remerciement de la très aimable idée qu'il a eue de publier cette élégante plaquette".Retaining the original letter, also on Hollande, of Captain Tanera's letter about La Débâcle, published by Alphonse Lemerre 1892 on a leaf bound in at the beginning of the workA good and rare copy. Société des amis des livres & Alphonse Lemerre Lyon & Paris 1892 12x18,5cm 2 volumes reliés en 1

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        Town & City Atlas of the State of New Hampshire

      D. H. HURD & CO, 1892-01-01. Leather Bound. Acceptable. Folio; 46 cm. 337 pages; 260 maps, many in color, some double-page; 53 views on 36 pages. Bound in publisher's 3/4 leather over brown boards. Gilt stamped letters on front. Large chip missing from bottom end of spine leather. Bottom corners bumped. Very light scattered foxing throughout. Maps are generally clean and attractive. See our pictures. Phillips 2137. Le Gear, C.E. 2301

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        La débacle

      Charpentier & Fasquelle. First edition, one of 330 numbered copies on Hollande.A good and well-margined copy, as issued. Charpentier & Fasquelle Paris 1892 16x19cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        La Plume quatrième année complète : 1892

      La plume. Literary originale.Contributions L. Bloy, L.Cladel Edition, I. Rimbaud, C. Saint-Saëns, Descaves L., R. de Gourmont, Willy A. Retté, Rachilde, J. Moréas Mr. Barres, S. Merrill, E. Zola, Papus, C. Maurras, P. Verlaine, J. Wood, S. Guaita, E. Zola, S. Mallarme, Leconte de Lisle, F. Champsaur, H. Rebell, M. du Plessys, ... pictorial Contributions H. Boutet, G. Faipont A.-F. Cazals, A. of Gachons, A. Briere, Mr. Luce, Seon A., J. Cheret, Caran d'Ache ... This year, La Plume devoted special issues to the Parisians in Paris, the jargon de Maistre François Villon , nightlife La Plume, the Magic led by Papus, Leon Cladel, the Pantomime at the Theatre de l'Odeon, split back with gaps in the top and bottom three with slight tear on the angular maqnues plat.Rare second. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! La plume Paris 1892 17x25,5cm broché

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        Sur le retour

      Ernest Kolb. First Edition, one of the few copies on Holland paper paper only leading copies. Binding to bradel half red calico, smooth back, part of title rubbed black morocco, wrappers preserved and bound in, binding signed Henry Joseph, typical of copies from the library Goncourt. Autograph signed by the author Edmond de Goncourt: "A fervent tribute Edmond de Goncourt." Sign up - as often - Edmond de Goncourt on the first guard: "First Edition copy on Holland paper paper.." Paul Margueritte, a member of the Académie Goncourt first naturalist and writer, is near Edmond de Goncourt. It was one of the signatories of the Manifesto of the Five Earth against Zola and one of the regulars Grenier d'Auteuil. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Ernest Kolb Paris 1892 12x19.5cm relié

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        La débâcle. In La Vie Populaire : années 1892 complète

      La Vie populaire. First edition of this illustrated magazine bi-weekly serials are engaged in unpublished, are previously published texts of the most illustrious writers of the late siècle.bindings half shagreen cherry back with five nerves decorated nets with small cold traces of rubbing, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, first boards cover illustrated preserved bindings of époque.Riches contributions including those of E. Zola, whose full delivery and first edition of "The debacle, "G. de Maupassant, A. & E. Daudet, H. Malot, A. Villiers de l'Isle Adam, A. France with the pre-original of" Thais "spinetoevsky T., T. de Banville, J. Richepin Céard H., A. Dumas son, G. Courteline, Gyp, F. Coppe, C. Mendes ... Nice and rare set almost free of freckles. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! La Vie populaire Paris du 3 Janvier au 29 Décembre 1892 24,5x33cm 124 fascicules reliés en 2 volumes

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        The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes; The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes.

      London: George Newnes Ltd,, 1892 & 1894. Together 2 works, quarto. Original pale and dark blue cloth respectively, titles to spines and front covers gilt, pale grey patterned endpapers, top edges gilt. Illustrated throughout the text by Sydney Paget. Ownership inscription to front free endpaper of Memoirs. A couple of hinges cracked, with small reapair, light foxing to contents. An unusually bright and clean set, far better than usually met with. 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, and the blank street sign in the vignette to the front cover. The textual error continued through three further printings, but from the second impression onwards the street sign was corrected to read "Southampton Street". There are no corresponding issue points for Memoirs.

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        The Green Fairy Book

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co.,, 1892. With Numerous Illustrations by H. J. Ford. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt, elaborate pictorial decorations to spine and front board gilt, all edges gilt, black coated endpapers. Frontispiece with tissue guard, illustrated title page, numerous illustrations by H. J. Ford in text including 11 full page. Spine rolled, light rubbing to tips, inner hinge slightly cracked but holding to pp. 208-9, light foxing to endpapers, an excellent copy. First edition, first impression, of the third installment in the Fairy Book series, beautifully illustrated by H. J. Ford. "These fairy tales are the oldest stories in the world, and as they were first made by men who were childlike for their own amusement, so they amuse children still, and also grown-up people who have not forgotten how they once were children." (Lang's preface). This collection contains such well-known stories as the Three Little Pigs and the Story of the Three Bears, alongside many less well-known though more fantastic. Andrew Lang (1844?1912), Scottish poet, scholar and journalist, devoted most of his life to folklore and the compilation of traditional fairy stories from around the world. Begun in 1889, "his 'coloured' fairy books have been popular with boys and girls since their first appearance." (Osborne Collection I, pp. 34-36, and II, p. 604).

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        The Green Fairy Book. With Numerous Illustrations by H. J. Ford.

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1892 - Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt, elaborate pictorial decorations to spine and front board gilt, all edges gilt, black coated endpapers. Spine rolled, light rubbing to tips, inner hinge slightly cracked but holding to pp. 208-9, light foxing to endpapers, an excellent copy. Frontispiece with tissue guard, illustrated title page, numerous illustrations by H. J. Ford in text including 11 full page. First edition, first impression, of the third installment in the Fairy Book series, beautifully illustrated by H. J. Ford. "These fairy tales are the oldest stories in the world, and as they were first made by men who were childlike for their own amusement, so they amuse children still, and also grown-up people who have not forgotten how they once were children." (Lang's preface). This collection contains such well-known stories as the Three Little Pigs and the Story of the Three Bears, alongside many less well-known though more fantastic. Andrew Lang (1844–1912), Scottish poet, scholar and journalist, devoted most of his life to folklore and the compilation of traditional fairy stories from around the world. Begun in 1889, "his 'coloured' fairy books have been popular with boys and girls since their first appearance." (Osborne Collection I, pp. 34-36, and II, p. 604). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        THE BROWN OWL: A Fairy Story.

      London:: T. Fisher Unwin Ltd,. 1892.. Stated "Second edition," though we assume this is actually a second printing or even the first edition, first printing with a new title page inserted (see below). His first book, written to amuse his sister Juliet and published when he was just seventeen years old. Illustrated with two full-page, black-and-white plates by his grandfather, F. Madox Brown, a painter closely associated with the Pre-Raphaelites. Harvey does not mention this second "edition"-- published the same year as the first--but does note a fourth edition dated 1898 and that "in all editions the title page is in red and black" [Harvey, A1(a-b)]. This copy in quarter blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine with cloth over boards matching that of the first edition, and with pattern on cloth extending to page edges, as in the first. Plain cream-colored endpapers pasted over the original patterned endpapers of the first edition, which are still just barely visible around the edges. Illustrated extra title page lists three titles in the "Children?s Library" on verso, as we presume does the first, and printer's leaf following p.165 reads "Printed by R. & R. Clark, Edinburgh" as in the first edition. INTERESTINGLY, an 1892 New York, Cassell Publishing Company, stated "third edition" DIGITIZED FROM THE HOLDINGS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO LIBRARY is also clearly published using the same plates (if not sheets) and with the same illustrated extra title page listing three titles, printer?s leaf following p.165, and even with the "T. Fisher Unwin" logo on verso of the title page. One has to wonder whether Fisher Unwin sold the sheets from the various print runs with the offer of a cancel title page already inserted. Or, more likely, whether there was only ever one print run--given that there are very few copies in libraries worldwide (between 50 and 60 copies split between several records on OCLC) and only a handful currently offered for sale online. (Which would make Ford?s estimate that "it sold many thousands more copies than any book I ever wrote" highly unlikely [Harvey, p.4].) Contemporary gift inscription at head of page listing titles in the Children?s Library and another pasted to opposing blank page, few minor smudges to margins, covers rubbed and tips a little frayed, still about very good. .

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        Sammelband mit 18 Ansichten und Rissen des Kölner Hauptbahnhofs. Imperialfolio um 1892].

      Der Sammelband enthält Risszeichnungen und Pläne des von Georg Frentzen entworfenen Kölner Hauptbahnhofs, sowie eine Frontalansicht im Lichtdruck und einen Lageplan der Bahnanlagen (dieser ausgeklappt im Format 100 x 70 cm). Die Risse sind meist im Maßstab 1:100, 1:200 und 1:250 ausgeführt. Der Lageplan der Bahnanlagen im Maßstab 1:5000. - Dargestellt sind das Vordergebäude, das Vordergebäude in Westansicht und Südansicht, das Vordergebäude im Längenschnitt durch den Nordflügel (mit dem Querschnitt durch die Eingangshalle), Querschnitt durch den Nordflügel, Querschnitt durch die Ausgangshalle, Querschnitt durch die Gepäckhalle, gegen die Eingangshalle und Ausgangshalle gesehen, Längenschnitt durch die Eingangshalle des Vordergebäudes, Querschnitt durch die Eingangshalle, Schnitte durch die Räume für allerhöchste Herrschaften, Grundriss des Inselgebäudes des Hauptbahnhofs, Schauseite der Längsansicht und Speisesaal des Inselgebäudes, etc. - Einband berieben und bestoßen, die Bindung mit zuviel Spiel, durchgehend fleckig oder randfleckig, einige Blätter mit Notizen, Maßen und Ergänzungen in zartem Bleistift. Sonst ordentliches Exemplar.

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      London: The Grolier Society, 1892. The "Astral Edition" limited to 50 copies, this no. 2. Fine. The "Astral Edition" limited to 50 copies, this no. 2. 14 Volumes. Illustrated with plates in two states, many hand-colored. Bound by Marcel in full dark blue crushed morocco with gold-veined marbled endpapers, t.e.g., the spine in six panels with gilt titles and gilt floral panel designs, the covers with gilt floral cornerpieces, fancy dentelles. The set includes Nell Gwyn, Beau Brummell, Lady Blessington, Mrs. Siddons, Lady Hamilton & Lord Nelson, The Sheridans, Count de Grammont, Lord Chesterfield, and Mrs. Mary Robinson.

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        Jane Austen's Novels

      J. M. Dent and Company, London, 1892. Ed. Johnson, Reginald Brimley. Cooke, William C (illustrator). Condition: very good. Original hardback leather binding. Ten volumes of all six of Austen's major novels: Emma, Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Mansfield Park, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion. Jane Austen is one of the best known and most beloved authors in English Literature. Here, all her major novels are collected in remarkably good condition, with illustrations by William C .Cook. Postage to be agreed.

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        Plakat - Knie -Zirkusplakat. Mehrfarbige Lithographie.

      127 x 90 cm, Guter Zustand A Hans Schoellhorn (1892 - 1982), Maler Zeichner Illustrator, Winterthur, schuf dieses dekorative Plakat (Seehund mit einem Fisch jonglierend, dahinter ein Affe im Frack) für den schweizer Zirkus Knie für den er noch weitere Werbemittel gestaltete.

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        MIND. A quaterly review of psychology and philosophy (107 years/ 107 Jahrgänge) - Jg. 1 (1892) bis Jg. 107 (1998) - (KOMPLETTE gebundene Jahrgänge)

      Kraus Reprint Ltd./ Oxford University Press; 1892 - 1998. Gebundene Ausgabe Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel...). Schnitt und Einband sind staubschmutzig; Der Gesamtzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 107 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; ENGLISCH!! Versandkostenfreie Lieferung mfb

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        Der KAISERDOM in Frankfurt am Main Eine baugeschichtliche Darstellung DOM Original

      Sehr gesucht. Profunde Darstellung. 150 Seiten, 41 Textabbildungen, dazu 39 Tafeln (teils ausklappbar). 20 x 28 cm. Gering berieben. Innen wie neu. Exlibris auf Vorderdeckel-Innenseite "Bartmann-Lüdike". Bunt marmorierte stabile Vor-/Nachsätze. Schnitt bunt marmoriert. Auf leerem weiteren Vorsatzblatt oben von alter Hand in schwachem Bleistift eingetragen : " A.B.L. erhalten v. Ch. B. Weihnachten 1892"

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        Geschäftsbücher-Fabrik von J. C. König & Ebhardt , Hannover 1892-1903. Geschäftsbuch mit Soll und Haben.

      239 S., Mit handschriftlichen Einträgen zu Soll und Haben, 34 cm, gebundene Ausgabe, Mit Patent-Rohaut-Sprungrücken gebunden, Zustand: altersentsprechend deutliche Lager- u. Gebrauchsspuren, Vorsätze und Seiten teils etwas fleckig, ca. zehn Blatt entfernt, Einband abgenutzt, berieben und bestossen, insgesamt altersgemäß akzeptable Erhaltung. Geschäftsbücher-Fabrik von J. C. König & Ebhardt , Hannover 1892-1903. Geschäftsbuch mit Soll und Haben. 239 S., Mit handschriftlichen Einträgen zu Soll und Haben, Fabrik für Geschäftsbücher und Buchungsmittel R 1 K

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        Eigh. Brief mit Unterschrift.

      Linz ("a d Graben") 19 3 [] 1892 - 1 Seite, kl-8 (mit Trauerrand). - "Hochverehrter lieber Herr Kastner! Beifolgend sende ich, da Sie es mir gestattet haben noch einige meiner Gedichte Ihnen zur Durchsicht - und wenn möglich etwas davon zur gütigen Veröffentlichung in Ihrem schönen Blatte. Es sind vorläufig nur einige Kleinigkeiten aus meinem Tagebuche . Für Ihre freundliche Karte danke ich Ihnen vielmals . nur Muth verehrter Herr. Ein so edles Unternehmen kann nicht untergehen 'solange edle Herzen schlagen I Liebend für die Kunst entbrannt.' - Treu im Kampf! - Hochachtungsvol[l]st René Rilke". - Unbedeutende kleine Randmängel. Seltener Jugendbrief des 16jährigen René Rilke (die Namensänderung auf Rainer erfolgte erst 1897) an den Wiener Schriftsteller und Herausgeber Eduard F. Kastner aus der kurzen Zeit seines Linzer Aufenthalts (September 1891 bis Mai 1892). Rilke, der eigentlich Offizier werden sollte, besuchte in Linz mit mäßigem Interesse die Handelsakademie. Zugleich begann sich seine dichterische Persönlichkeit zu formen - es entstanden erstmals Gedichte, die ein paar Jahre später auch veröffentlicht wurden. Zwei Monate nach Abfassung des vorliegenden Briefs brannte Rilke mit einem Kindermädchen nach Wien durch und traf sich hier mit Kastner, der die "Wiener musikalische Zeitung" herausgab.

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        Moltkes Militärische Werke. [Konvolut von 7 Bden. und 2 Mappen mit Karten].

      Berlin, Ernst Siegfried Mittler und Sohn, 1892 - 1900 Gr.8°, XIII, 244 S., 1 lose Faltkarte; XXIII, 383 S., 6 lose (Falt-)Karten; XVII, 788 S., 1 lose Faltkarte; 173 S. u. Mappe mit 28 Faltkarten; XXVI, 376 S. u. Mappe mit 24 Faltkarten; X, 437 S., 7 lose Faltkarten; X, 216 S., 20 lose Falttkarten (Die Karten jeweils komplett.), OHLdr. m. Silberpräg. (Bd. 2/1 Priv.-Kart.), Rücken etw. ausgeblichen, -kanten tlw. berieben, Deckel selten kratzspurig bzw. fleckig, Name a. Vs., etw. gebräunt u. angestaubt, gebrauchsspurig. Jeweils EA. Teil 1: Militärische Korrespondenzen: Bd. 1/1: Krieg 1864; Bd. 1/2: Aus den Dienstschriften des Krieges 1866; Bd. 1/3: Aus den Dienstschriften des Krieges 1870/71. 1. Abteilung: Der Krieg bis zur Schlacht von Sedan; Teil 2: Die Thätigkeit als Chef des Generalstabes der Armee im Frieden: Bd. 2/1: Taktische Aufgaben aus den Jahren 1858 bis 1882 ; Bd. 2/2: Taktisch-strategische Aufsätze aus den Jahren 1857 bis 1871. Zur hundertjährigen Gedenkfeier der Geburt des General-Feldmarschalls Grafen von Moltke; Teil 3: Kriegsgeschichtliche Arbeiten: Bd. 3/1: Geschichte des Krieges gegen Dänemark 1848/49; Bd. 3/2: Kritische Aufsätze zur Geschichte der Feldzüge von 1809. 1859. 1864. 1866 und 1870/71. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Militaria-allgemein Deutschland Geschichte - 19 Jht.

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        Lecons sur la pathologie comparee de l'inflammation

      Paris: G. Masson, 1892. Metchnikoff, Elie (1845-1916). Leçons sur la pathologie comparée de l’inflammation faites ? l’Institute Pasteur en avril et mai 1891. xi, 239pp. 3 chromolithograph plates. Paris: G. Masson, 1892. 216 x 135 mm. Quarter morocco gilt, marbled boards in period style. Light toning but very good. Ownership signatures on half-title and title. First Edition. Metchnikoff was awarded half of the 1908 Nobel Prize in Physiology / Medicine for his pioneering research on phagocytes (infection-fighting cells) and their role in physiology and pathology; he was the first to demonstrate experimentally the part that phagocytes play in inflammation. A native of Russia, Metchnikoff moved to Paris in 1888 at the invitation of Louis Pasteur, who gave Metchnikoff a position at the Pasteur Institute. In 1891 Metchnikoff gave a series of lectures at the Institute dealing with “the history of various theories of inflammation and their investigation, and chiefly with the roles of phagocytes in the animal kingdom” (Dictionary of Scientific Biography). The collection lectures were published in 1892, with an English translation appearing the following year. 2307.

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        The Leather-Stocking Tales. Consisting of: The Deerslayer, or The First War Path; The Last of the Mohicans; The Pathfinder, or The Inland Sea; The Pioneers, or The Sources of the Susqhehanna; and The Prairie. Illustrated from Drawings by Felix Darley.

      New York: Appleton and Company, 1892. 5 volumes, octavo. Frontispiece and engraved title page to each volume with occasional illustrations within the text. Contemporary half tan calf with burgundy title labels, extra gilt tooling; marbled boards, endpapers and edges. Attractive illustrated bookplate to each volume, bindings a little rubbed, neat repair to headband of 'The Deerslayer'. Shows well; a very good set of these famous tales of pioneering adventures in the West.

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        The Westinghouse Brake: Reference Book

      London: The Westinghouse Brake Company, 1892. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, 1892. Quarto, hardcover with gilt title on the front cover and spine and gilt decorations on the spine, 92 pp., illustrated (including fold-outs), clean unmarked text, Very Good copy, age-toning to the pages and page-edges, a bit of creasing or light tearing to the edges of some pages, rubbing and light wear to the edges of the book's covers, no dust jacket. We've housed the book in protective mylar. 1 copies in OCLC (belonging to the Hagley Museum and Library).

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        Vom Nil Tagebuchblätter während des Aufenthalts in Egypten im Winter 1890/91. Als Manuscript gedruckt,

      Karlsruhe, Braun'sche Hofbuchdruckerei, 1892 - Mit 35 Lichtdrucktafeln nach eigenen photographischen Aufnahmen, zahlr. Textabb. u. 1 farblithogr. Faltkarte, 2 Bll., 163 Seiten, AUßERGEWÖHNLICH GUT ERHALTENES UND FRISCHES EXEMPLAR DIESES SEHR SELTENEN TITELS, lediglich das Titelblatt mit mimimalen Fleckchen, Reisebericht über eine mehrmonatige Reise der auf den Spuren der Pharaonen von Victoria, Kronprinzessin von Schweden und Norwegen, Prinzessin von Baden. Viktoria, genannt Vicky, wurde als zweites Kind von Großherzog Friedrich I. von Baden und seiner Gattin Luise, der Tochter des späteren Kaisers Wilhelm I., in Karlsruhe geboren. Sie heiratete 1881 den Kronprinzen Gustav von Schweden und Norwegen, der 1907 als Gustav V. König von Schweden wurde. Sie entwickelte ein Interesse für Archäologie, ließ Ausgrabungen durchführen und begann mit dem Sammeln ägyptischer Altertümer, die sie mit weiteren Stiftungen später dem Ägyptologischen Institut der Universität Uppsala schenkte. 1895 erhielt das Institut von der königlichen Familie die Erlaubnis, in Anerkennung dieser Schenkungen seine Sammlungen unter dem Namen Victoriamuseet för egyptiska fornsaker (Victoria Museum für ägyptische Altertümer) zu führen, unter dem das Museum bis heute als ständige Sammlung des Museum Gustavianum an der Universität Uppsala firmiert. Sprache: Deutsch 24x30, grünes farbig illustriertes O Ln mit reicher Goldprägung und Voll-Rotschnitt, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Victoria Clock Tower.

      1892 - 'The Victorian Clock Tower' Etching, drypoint, printed in black. Buhot's print of the Houses of Parliament and the Clock Tower. Although the print is titled 'The Victoria Clock Tower', the name is slightly mysterious. Although the Victoria Tower was suggested as a name for either the Bell or the Clock Tower in the nineteenth century when Parliament was rebuilt, the nickname of Big Ben became so popular that the idea was abandoned. Instead, the tower at the south west corner was renamed in honour of Queen Victoria during her Diamond Jubilee in 1897, but that was five years after the print was made. Image: 235 by 160mm (9.25 by 6.25 inches). Sheet: 380 by 265mm (15 by 10.5 inches).

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        The Principles and Practice of Medicine, Designed for the Use of Practitioners and Students of Medicine

      xvi, [2], 1079, [7], 8 pp. 8vo. An immensely important work of general medical knowledge, written by a co-founder of Johns Hopkins Hospital. Osler's creation of the first residency program and emphasis on teaching students through clinical experience rather than lectures led many to call him the father of modern medicine. Garrison-Morton 2231: "Osler's textbook was the best English work on medicine of its time. He became Regius Professor of Medicine at Oxford in 1904. Besides being one of the greatest of all clinicians, he was possessed of a fine literary style and an extensive knowledge of medical bibliography. Garrison has written of him: "When he came to die, Osler was, in a very real sense, the greatest physician of our time… Good looks, distinction, blithe, benignant manners, a sunbright personality, radiant with kind feeling and good will toward his fellow men, an Apollonian poise, swiftness and surety of thought and speech, every gift of the gods was his; and to these were added careful training, unsurpassed clinical ability, the widest knowledge of his subject, the deepest interest in everything human, and a serene hold upon his fellows that was as a seal set upon them"." First edition, second state ('Gorgias' spelled correctly on p. vi, June 1892 ads follow text). Professionally rebound - black leather spine, cloth boards, gilt titles, new end sheets. An exceptional copy - no stains, marks, tears, or toning to pages. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1892. First Edition. Collectible; Like New/No Jacket.

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        Album of the Scottish Artist's Club

      Edinburgh : D. Douglas 1892 - Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked fine-ribbed cloth with pictorial insignia to front board. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges with some wear to spine. Corners slightly bumped with some minor wear. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Coloured end-papers with top-edge-gilt. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; Physical description.: 6 l., 60 pl., [2] p. ; 36 cm. Notes: Each plate accompanied by guard sheet with descriptive letterpress. 60 photo-engr. Subject: Painting, Scottish. Art clubs and societies. Art, Scottish - 19th century. 1 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Voyage au Mont Ararat

      de (8), frontispice, 328, (4) Paris, Plon, 1892, in-12, de (8), frontispice, 328, (4) pages et une carte repliée, demi-toile bordeaux moderne (couvertures conservées), Première édition de ce voyage sur les pentes de la montagne la plus haute de la Turquie. Comme l'annonce l'auteur dès son court avant-propos, il s'agit d'un voyage de la déception, puisque Jules Leclercq (1848-1928) ne réussit jamais à attendre le sommet de ce mont de plus de 5000 mètres. Ce passionné de toutes les montagnes du monde explora aussi bien Les Rocheuses américaines que les Pyrénées françaises. Le frontispice montre une vue du Nord-Est du Mont Ararat, et le carte finale le chemin suivit par Leclercq sur le territoire turc pour accéder aux pentes du Mont Ararat. Bon exemplaire

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        Leçons sur la théorie de l'élasticité rédigées par Emile Borel et Jules Drach - Cours de la Faculté des Sciences de Paris

      208 pp., (1) Paris, George Carré Editeur, 1892, in-8, 208 pp, (1), demi-chagrin noir, dos à faux nerfs, titre doré, PREMIÈRE ÉDITION de ce recueil des leçons professées par Henri Poincaré (1854-1912) à la Sorbonne. Cet ouvrage a été rédigé par Emile Borel et Jules Drach. Epidermures aux mors. Intérieur frais. Estampille annulée de l'institut catholique de Paris.

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        Varones ilustres de la Compania de Jesus. Segunda edicion.

      Bilbao, 1887-1892. - 9 volumes in-4. Demi chagrin, dos à nerfs orné (Reliure de l'époque). Seconde édition très rare de cet ouvrage important, un des plus estimés du jésuite espagnol d'Eusebio de Nieremberg (1595-1658). La première édition parue sur près d'un siècle, entre 1643 et 1736, est pratiquement introuvable aujourd'hui. Ces 9 volumes retraçant la vie des jésuites les plus éminents dans les missions des quatre partries du monde, sont de la première importance pour l'histoire de l'Amérique (Etats-Unis, Brésil, Canada, Mexique, Perou, etc.), du Japon, de la Chine, de l'Afrique, etc., etc. Sabin dit concernant la première édition: "This work having been published at different periods during the space almost a century, complete sets are excessively rare. The interest of the work is not inferior to its rarity as it contains accounts of many early voyages to the Indies not elsewhere to be fond" . Bon exemplaire. Palau, 191024-9. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Leçons sur les maladies de la moelle

      [6], II, 504 pp. Paris, G. Masson, 1892, in-8, [6], II, 504 pp, broché, couverture imprimée de l'éditeur, PREMIÈRE ÉDITION de cet ouvrage réunissant un ensemble de leçons données par Pierre Marie à la faculté de Médecine durant l'année 1891, celles-ci ayant été enrichies par d'autres travaux nouvellement parus. On y trouve plusieurs leçons sur les maladies de la moelle telles que les dégénérescences nerveuses, le tabes dorsal spasmodique, la sclérose en plaques, etc. 244 figures dans le texte illustrent le propos de l'oeuvre. Le nom de Pierre Marie (1853-1940), l'un des plus brillants élèves de Charcot à la Salpêtrière et professeur de pathologie anatomique, reste lié à la description de plusieurs maladies nerveuses tels que l'atrophie musculaire progressive, l'acromégalie ou encore l'hérédoataxie cérébelleuse, ce qui lui valut une réputation internationale. Bon exemplaire. Dos muet, couverture légèrement jaunie. Cachet ex-libris du docteur Carrier sur le faux-titre et la page de titre. (FISCHER, II, 992; BOGOUSSLAVSKY, Following Charcot, pp. 165-167)

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        The Nature of Gothic A Chapter of the Stones of Venice

      London/Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1892. Limited First Edition. Limp Vellum. Very Good. One of 500 copies, all on paper, printed by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, Hammersmith, and published by George Allen, with a preface by William Morris. 8vo (8" x 5.5".) [1], iv, [1], 127, [1] pp. Elaborate woodcut border on opening page; nine 10-line woodcut initials & numerous 6-line ones, 19 architectural figures in the text, two Kelmscott woodcut devices (front and back). Original limp vellum, yapped edges, spine lettered in gilt, page edges untrimmed. Handsome printing of the chapter from Ruskin's The Stones of Venice. Pages unopened except for the first two leaves. Bookplate of Noel Ledbrook Griffith. John Ruskin (1819?1900) had a strong influence on William Morris and the arts and crafts movement. One can assume that this work must have been an important one for William Morris, who stated in the preface, "In future days [this work] will be considered as one of the very few necessary and inevitable utterances of the century." "This chapter of The Stones of Venice, which Ruskin always considered the most important in the book, was first printed separately in 1854 as a sixpenny pamphlet. Morris paid more than one tribute to it in Hopes and Fears for Art." (Sparling). "This chapter of The Stones of Venice (1853) had previously been reprinted as a 4d. pamphlet by F.J. Furnivall on the occasion of the opening of the Working Men's College in 1853. Cook and Wedderburn, in their Library Edition of Ruskin's Works, add the following bibliographical note: 'The Kelmscott edition was set up from the 1886 edition of the complete work, and some misprints which crept into that issue are repeated.'" (Peterson). From the collection of John Carrol Collins.

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        A Short History of the English People - 8 Volume Set

      London: Macmillan and Co., 1892. This is the extra illustrated edition and is profusely illustrated with black and white and color illustrations with many of them being full page. Very good condition 4 volume set which consists of 8 books - each volume has a part one and a part 2. 8 volume matched set bound in red levant morocco leather over red cloth covered boards. All volumes have 5 raised boards and gold gilt top edges. I noted that many of the full page illustrations have an illustration number (and some have an additional notation) on the obverse of the illustration - the obverse of the illustrations is otherwise blank. I did not see any other notations in the books. These are not ex library books. The books are tightly bound and square. The pages appear to be clean , notation and defect free , with the exceptions noted. All of the books have the bookplate of Emergo Glass inside the front cover. I don't see any other set of these books that contains 8 individual books that make up the 4 volume set. . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        POEMS BY EMILY DICKINSON Edited by two of her friends Mabel Loomis Todd and T. W. Higginson

      Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1892. Later printing. Hardcover. Very Good+. No wrappers. "Tenth edition" indicates eleventh printing. 12mo (7 in. tall); xii 14-152 pp. Publisher's gray cloth with gilt titling and decoration to front cover and spine. Covers with beveled edges. Top edge gilt. Laid paper pages. Preface by Thomas Wentworth Higginson. Covers with slight soiling, mid-spine with dent, spine ends worn, fore-edge tips rubbed. Preliminaries and terminals with trace foxing, few gatherings stretched, lacking ribbon marker, some small stains, lightly toned. Emily Dickinson's first collection of 115 poems, published posthumously, reached its eleventh printing in two years. BAL 4655. Ahearn APG 001n.

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