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        Le Cyclisme théorique et pratique. [ Edition originale ]

      A la Librairie Illustrée 1892 - Ouvrage orné d'environ 400 illustrations dont plusieurs en couleur et en phototypographie et précédé d'une préface de Pierre Giffard, 1 vol. fort et grand in-8 reliure éditeur pleine percaline rouge, plat sup. orné d'un cycliste, A la Librairie Illustrée, s.d. [ 1892 ], XII-586 pp. et 6 ff. Rare exemplaire de l'édition originale, surtout en aussi bon état, dans sa belle reliure d'origine. Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Game Birds and Shooting Sketches. Illustrating the Habits, Modes of Capture, Stages of Plumage, and the Hybrids and Varieties which occur amongst them. NEAR FINE COPY IN ORIGINAL HALF MOROCCO

      Henry Sotheran, 1892. Folio, First Edition, with portrait frontispiece (of Bewick; original guard present), 16 fine coloured plates (all original guards present), 18 plates in autotype (all original guards present) and 30 wood-engraved illustrations (by the author and George Lodge) in the text, neat contemporary signature on front paste-down; original red straight-grained half morocco, red coarse-grain cloth sides blocked and lettered in gilt, gilt back, gilt top, blue-grey endpapers, uncut, joints and corners very faintly rubbed else a near fine, crisp copy. Lovely copy of Millais' well-known monograph on the four primary species: Capercaillie, Blackgame, Grouse and Ptarmigan. A number of the text-illustrations are by George Lodge. Freeman 2583; Jackson p.25; Mullens & Swann, p.405; Tate p.247.

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        The Mayor of Casterbridge

      Sampson Low, UK 1892 - 1st Edition Thus Circa 1892. Undated but other titles by the author in this decorative cloth turn up dated 1892. Very un-common especially in the original cloth. Book is very good+ and bright. Edges lightly rubbed. Contents good. Very un-common. PLEASE DOUBLE CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE. Digital images available uon request.,Ref 7223 Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Schwarze Husaren. Geschichte des 1. Leib-Husaren-Regiments Nr. 1. / 2. Leib-Husaren-Regiments Kaiserin Nr. 2. 2 Bände

      - - Aus Anlaß ihres 150jährigen Bestehens im Auftrage dieser Regimenter und unter Benutzung einer Handschrift des Majors z. D. Blumenthal, früher im 2. Leib-Husaren-Regiment, zusammengestellt - sehr schöne Exemplare - Gewicht in Gramm: 6085 Mittler u. Sohn, Bln., 1892. Zusammen VII, 1197 Seiten und 235 Seiten Anhang, mit zahlr. Textzeichnungen, Kartenskizzen, Uniformbildern, Portraits und anderen Kunstbeilagen, original rote Halbleder-Einbände mit Silberprägung und Silberschnitt, Quart

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        Wassersport X. Jahrgang 1892 - Nummern 1-52. Fachzeitschrift für Rudern, Segeln und verwandte Sportzweige. Offizielles Organ .

      Berlin SW 12. Verlag von A. Braun & Co., 1892. - mit zahlreichen Abbildungen, Karten und Bauskizzen, 4°. 34,8 x 27,0 cm. (4), 592 Seiten, Wassersport, 10, Wassersport, 10 In gutem Zustand. Einband berieben und fleckig, das handgeschriebene Rückenschild gebräunt, Schnitt gebräunt, beide fliegenden Vorsätze entfernt, die erste Lage in den Rändern etwas braunfleckig, einzelne Seiten des ansonsten sauberen Buchblocks ebenfalls mit leichten Braunflecken in den Rändern, - seltene und interessante Zeitschrift. privater Halbleinenband mit Rückenschild und marmoriertem Schnitt, Hardcover in Halbleinwand, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La navigation aux Etats-Unis.

      Paris, Imprimerie Nationale 1892, 1 volume, grand in-4, relié, IV-544 p. Rapport de mission, renseignements historiques, financiers, descriptifs et statistiques sur les ports et les voies navigables. Reliées en fin de volume, la grande carte dépliante des voies navigables des Etats-Unis (124 cm X 83 cm) au 1 : 4 000 000e éditée en 1900 ainsi que la grande carte dépliante des voies navigables du nord-est des Etats-Unis éditée en 1893. Reliure d'époque, demi basane bleue, dos lisse à filets et titre dorés, reliure frottée, choc important sur la coupe extérieure du second plat. L'ouvrage et les cartes sont rares. Bon état. ************* PROMO : Envoi gratuit en courrier suivi et assurance à partir de 20 € d'achat (France seulement), remise 20 % pour commande supérieure à 60 €.

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        Album of the Scottish Artist's Club

      Edinburgh : D. Douglas, 1892, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First Edition. 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. 0 pages. Inventory No: 199426.

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        Handwritten Diary covering July 23-December 31, 1892

      1892. Hardcover. Good. Rush's daily diary entries cover the first 149 pages (our count), following by 35 blank pages. Rush has written a poem (copied?) and a list of hotels on the final 3 pages. The diary is written in a small (9 x 15cm.) somewhat worn black notebook which a stationer's ticket suggests that she bought in Munich. Rush, the unmarried daughter of Jeremiah McLain Rusk, who served as Governor of Wisconsin (1882-1889) and then as Benjamin Harrison's Secretary of Agriculture (1889-1893), writes in a rather neat and mostly clear hand which would probably become more clear with study. Mary is described, in an undated (1919) obituary for her mother which is laid in, as "dutiful daughter and companion to her mother during the years of her widowhood." The first portion of this diary is Rush's account of the latter portion of a European trip with someone referred to as Annie. It begins in Lucerne and wanders through Switzerland, Paris and London before they embark for home on August 31st aboard the "City of New York." After a few days in New York she returns to her life in Washington with her parents. She visits the White House several times during the illness of Mrs. Harrison, attends her funeral and endures Cleveland's election in November. She heads for Florida in December and spends a week in Kissimmee with stops in Tampa and Jacksonville on the way back to Washington. Her last entry ends: "I can't help but wish that another year will bring me what I so much wish for -- contentment. I sometimes feel that my life is so empty and I can't help thinking it is in a measure my own fault. Farewell forever 1892."

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        PARIS A TRAVERS LES SIECLES HISTOIRE NATIONALE DE PARIS ET DES PARISIENS DEPUIS LA FONDATION DE LUTECE JUSQU'A NOS JOURS - 5 TOMES (INCOMPLET MANQUE LE TOME 1)

      F. ROY. 1892. In-4 Carré. Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Coins frottés. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais. 504 + 456 + 480 + 504 + 455 pages. Nombreuses gravures en noir et blanc dans le texte et hors texte. Quelques gravures en couleurs hors texte. Titre, auteur, tomaison, 4 fleurons dorés sur le dos cuir marron. Petites épidermures. Tome 2 et 3 : état d'usage : pages détachées, ouvrage déboité. Avec une lettre de M. Henri Martin.

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        Oyucha San. Composed by Lieutenant F. M. Bostwick, U.S. Navy, and sung to the air of \"Rosalia\"

      Hasegawa, Tokyo Japan, um 1892. 22 Broschiert gut, siehe Fotos g1046 Versand D: 6,00 EUR Krepp-Papier Buch, Crepe Paper

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        TUNISIE

      Date : 1892 Dimensions : 72x103cm Imp : HUGO D'ALESI, PARIS Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en parfait état.

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        The Life and Letters of Samuel Palmer, Painter and Etcher.

      Seeley & Co, London 1892 - With an original etching by Palmer 'The Willow' plus a portrait frontispiece and 21 other illustrations. First edition. 8vo., original blue/green cloth with lettering and image in gilt on upper cover and spine. A very good, bright copy. This biography and edited letters was superbly written and edited by Samuel Palmer's son Alfred. It includes a list of exhibited works and etchings and is very well illustrated wiht sketches and etchings. In 1909 Alfred burned a great number of his father's note and sketchbooks so this volume has become a vital source for Palmer's life. The letters include correspondence with John Linnell, Edward Calvert, George Richmond and other members of 'the Ancients'. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Curfew Must Not Ring To-Night

      Lee and Shepard, Publishers, c1882. 8vo Paper covered boards in Good+ condition, rubbed and chipped along edges. Author's name Rosa misspelled as Rose. In the somewhat tattered dust-jacket. Scarce. 1892 inscription to front end paper; Rose Hartwick Thorpe's narrative poem and account of Bessie, a young woman whose lover, Basil Underwood, has been arrested, thrown in prison by the Puritans and sentenced to die that night when the curfew bell rings; [32] pages

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        Cours de danse fin de siècle

      Paris, E. Dentu Editeur (Imprimé par Chamerot et Renouard), 1892 - In 8°, leg. in mz. pelle coeva con punte, nervi, tit. in oro al dorso, conservate le br. orig. (quella anteriore presenta 1 inc. all'acquaforte a col. dell'artista), pp.(2nn)-59-(5nn). Edizione originale, assai rara. Splendida opera sulla danza, impreziosita da 11 acqueforti originali di Louis Legrand firmate sulla lastra raffiguranti ballerine di can-can in posizioni classiche, spaccate, incluso "Le Grande Ecart", "Le Croisement", "Brisement assis", e "La jambe derriere la tete." Testatine, finalini e capilettera figurati a col. sempre dello stesso. Splendida conservaz.

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        Cours de danse fin de siècle. Paris, Dentu, 1892

      Dentu, 1892. in-8, pp.(2nn)-59-(5nn), bella legatura m.marocchino blu e angoli, titolo e fregi intarsiati in pelle rossiccia al dorso, conservate le copertine edit. (quella anteriore presenta un'acquaforte a colori). Testatine, finalini e capilettera figurati a colori. Edizione originale di splendida opera sulla danza, impreziosita da 9 (su 11) splendide acquaforti originali di Louis Legrand firmate sulla lastra raffiguranti ballerine in varie posizioni del can-can, tra le quali ''Le Croisement'', ''Brisement assis'', e ''La jambe derriere la tete.'' Tiratura limitata a 350 esemplari. Qualche fioritura, in ottima rilegatura.

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        Barrack-Room Ballads And Other Verses.

      London Methuen 1892 - First English edition, number 9 of 30 copies on Japan paper, 8vo., this signed on behalf of the publishers, title vignette and colophon device, contemporary armorial bookplate of William Garth to front paste-down, handsomely bound in crushed half morocco gilt, by Zaehnsdorf, top edge gilt. Livingston 90 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Augenärztliche Unterrichtstafeln. Für den akademischen und Selbst-Unterricht. Heft I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, XI, XII, XIII, XIV, XV + 3 Tafeln des X. Heftes.

      Breslau, J. U. Kern, 1892-1898. Konvolut aus 14 (von insgesamt 15) Heften mit insgesamt 102 farbigen lithographischen Tafeln, darunter einige mehrfach gefaltete Großtafeln. Gebunden in 2 Halblederbänden der Zeit. - Heft I: Magnus, H.: Anleitung zur Diagnostik der centralen Störungen des optischen Apparates. 1 gefaltete farblithogr. Tafel 52x72cm. - Heft II: Magnus, H.: Die Entwicklung des Altersstaares. 11 Farbtafeln. - Heft III: Landolt, E.: Übersichtliche Zusammenstellung der Augenbewegungen. 1 gefalt. Farblithogr. Atfel 68x82cm. - Heft IV: Die Hauttypen der ophthalmoskopischen Veränderungen. 8 Farbtafeln. - Heft V: Knies, Max: Die wichtigsten Formen von frischen und alten Hornhauttrübungen. 4 Farbtafeln. - Heft VI: Knies, Max: Die verschiedenen Formen von frischen und alten Hornhauttrübungen. 4 Farbtafeln. - Heft VII: Vossius, A.: Die wichtigsten Geschwülste des Auges. 14 Farbtafeln. - Heft IX: Die topographischen Beziehungen der Augenhöhe zu den benachbarten Höhlen und Gruben des Schädels. 14 Farbtafeln. - Heft X: FEHLT bis auf 3 Tafeln. - Heft XI: Wintersteiner, Hugo: Die partiellen, stationären Staare. 20 Farbtafeln. - Heft XII: Greeff, Richard: Der Bau und das ophthalmoskopische Aussehen der Choriodea. 1 gefalteten farblithogr. Tafel 70x85cm und 2 Farbtafeln. - Heft XIII: Fick, Eugen: Die Entwicklung des Auges. 9 Farbtafeln. - Heft XIV: Baas, Karl: Die Seh- und Pupillen-Bahnen. 3 gefalteten farblithogr. Tafeln im Großformat. - Heft XV: Herrnheiser, J.: Das kurzsichtige Auge. 8 Farbtafeln. Einbände berieben und bestoßen. Besitzvermerke auf den Vorsätzen. Titelblätter gestempelt. Wenige Tafeln angeschmutzt. Textseiten etwas gebräunt und angestaubt. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Augen, Augenärzt, Augenheilkunde, Augenkrankheiten, Lithographie, Medizin, Geschichte, L.

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        Oriental scene. No place, 1892.

      1892. Watercolour on paper, 290 x 460 mm, matted (600 x 398 mm). Beautiful orientalist watercolor, inscribed by the artist "à Monsieur Coullon, souvenir affectueux". Lacoste, a genre painter equally adept at landscapes and architecture, was a student of Rouillet, Cambon, and Cogniet. He exhibited at the Salon from 1839 to 1907, also drawing costumes for the various Parisian scenes, including for the Opéra from 1876 to 1885. His series of watercolours painted for Verdi's "Aida" in 1880 is remarkable; a design for "Ramses" is now kept at the Getty Museum. The present orientalist scene is typical of its age but distinguished by its large format and masterly quality. It shows a Middle Eastern oasis with Moorish-type buildings near a palm grove reflected in a waterhole, surrounded by eight characters in local costumes going about their lives: a man is perched on his camel; two men are wearing red hats; two women, possibly slaves, carry jugs on their heads. In the foreground, cargo unloaded from a camel suggests a Bedouin desert stopover. - Slight foxing and waterstaining to matte, not concerning the painting.

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        Wonder Book For Girls and Boys.

      London: Osgood, McIlvaine & Co., 1892 - Large octavo. Original illustrated boards, titles to covers and spine in white. With the dust jacket. Boards a little rubbed but otherwise a bright copy. Dust jacket nicked and chipped to edges with long tear to back panel, but about 99% complete. With 60 designs by Walter Crane. First Crane Edition. Made at the time when the William Morris/Walter Crane inspired arts and crafts movement was at its height, these full-page colour illustrations are classics of their type. This famous book is rare in dust jacket.

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        Dominical

      1892. Paul Lacomblez, Bruxelles 1892, 13x16,5cm, broché. - Paul Lacomblez, Bruxelles 1892, 13x16,5cm, broché. - Secondo stampata subito dopo l'edizione originale, una delle 200 copie su pergamena, un pareggio con il Giappone 2 e 6 Olanda. Raro dedica autografa firmata dall'autore su questo testo per Paul Redonnel.Dos restaurato lacune angolari riempito i piatti, piacevole stato interiore. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Deuxième édition imprimée immédiatement après l'originale, un des 200 exemplaires sur vélin, seul tirage avec 2 Japon et 6 Hollande. Rare envoi autographe signé de Max Elskamp sur ce texte à Paul Redonnel. Dos restauré, manques angulaires comblés sur les plats, agréable état intérieur.

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        Fairway Island.

      London, Paris & Melbourne, Cassell & Company, 1892. First edition. VI, 1 Bl., 264 S. 8 Bl. (Verlagsanzeigen). Mit 4 Illustrationen von W. S. Stacey auf Tafeln. Farbig illustriertes Originalleinen mit Goldprägung auf Vorderdeckel und Rücken. - Stempel und Nummer auf Vortitel. In sehr guter Erhaltung. -Sehr selten!-.Versand D: 4,90 EUR [Literatur. Erstausgaben.]

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        Notice sur Villenave d'Ornon.

      Un des cent exemplaires numérotés, avec un plan en couleurs de l'Eglise Saint Martin et du cimetière de Villenave d'Ornon, frontispice, 1 vol. in-4 relié demi-basane verte, dos à 5 nerfs dorés, Imprimerie G. Gounouilhou, Bordeaux, 1892, 39 pp. Rare et bel exemplaire numéroté de ce tirage à 100 exemplaires.

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        Autograph musical quotation signed. Hannover, December 1892.

      1892. 107:240 mm. 1 p. 2 staves. - Although primarily known as a conductor, Lachner composed a considerable amount of music in almost every genre. Among his best known and most successful compositions was his Alpine Scenes, "Das letzte Fensterln ".

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        The book of common prayer and administration of the sacraments and other rites and ceremonies of the Church according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America together with the psalter or psalms of David.

      When the Book of Common Prayer was revised in 1892, a first edition of five impressions (including the "standard edition") was immediately printed by the De Vinne Press. These differed in material and decoration, and this fourth, in folio, on paper, and with Art Nouveau borders designed by Daniel Updike and Bertram Goodhue, was sumptuous. Produced in 525 copies only, for subscribers and for presentation to designated libraries, its glory was exceeded only by that of the one-copy impression done from its same setting but entirely on vellum for the General Convention itself. The floral borders Updike produced for these pages vary with the season, feast, or service of the Church. For example, Ash Wednesday has a border of hyssop and Easter a border of lilies. The borders vary in richness according to the dignity of the feast or service being celebrated, and many of the borders incorporate scrolls inscribed with Latin quotations from Benedicite Omnia Opera Domini Domino, with a few from elsewhere in the the Prayer Book or the Bible.Provenance: There is a gift inscription on the front pastedown: "To the Rev. Hugh G.E. Crosby from the Warwick family with gratitude."Binding: Publisher's vellum over bevelled boards, front cover and spine ornately gilt-stamped and with heavy brass clasps. Gilt-stamped endpapers. The binding and endpapers are in a neo-gothic design by Bertram Goodhue and incorporate the first verse of the Benedicite, as well as employing rose and thistle badges and a rose pattern to denote the English and Scottish origins of the American Episcopal Church. Upper edge gilt, tail and fore-edge deckled.Affixed to one of the rear fly-leaves is: Updike, Daniel Berkeley. On the decorations of the limited edition of the standard prayer book of MDCCCXCII. New York: Pr. at the De Vinne Press, 1893. 4to (25.5 cm, 10"). [2] ff.

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        Bismarck kommt!, aus der Reihe:\"Politischer Bilderbogen\" Nr.1

      Dresden, Verlag der Druckerei Glöß, 1892. (aufgefaltet ca. 50 x 64 cm), gefalteter Bilderbogen ORDENTLICHES EXEMPLAR, außen leicht unfrisch, die Knickkanten stellenweise fast unmerklich hinterlegt \"Die zentrale Aussage des Bilderbogens läuft auf die Verächtlichmachung von Parlament und Regierung hinaus. Die \'Judenbörse\' mitten im Reichstag, Chaos, Rauferein und das feige Verhalten der meisten Parlamentarier beim Auftreten Bismarcks denunzieren die Institution und das Parlament insgesamt. Bismarck wird als Repräsentant des von Regierungspolitik und Judentum bedrohten und vom Parlament im Stich gelassenen Bauernstandes präsentiert. Dass nur die Antisemiten, als Schutzmacht der Bauern, den \'Reichsgründer\' freudig empfangen, rückt sie in eine politische Nähe zum Exkanzler, die es in Wirklichkeit nicht gab. Wie viele andere Parteien und Verbände des \'nationalen Lagers\' versuchten auch die Antisemiten vom Bismarck-Kult zu profitieren, um sich politisch aufzuwerten und Respektabilität zu verschaffen.\" (Thomas Gräfe, \"Antisemitismus in Gesellschaft und Karikatur des Kaiserreichs. Glöß\' Politische Bilderbogen 1892-1901\") Die Reihe erschien in 33 Folgen zwischen 1892 und 1901. Der Verlag schreibt dazu: \"Dieser Bogen hat Aufnahme im Bismarck Minusmuseum zu Schönhausen gefunden. Er schildert mit drastischem Humor Bismarcks Eintritt in den Reichstag, wo eine grauenvolle Panik ausbricht\". - Eines der Blätter bezeichnet \"S. Horn\" (sonst nicht weiter nachweisbar, sicher das Pseudonym des Zeichners), die Texte erschienen anonym, werden aber verlässlich dem Dresdner antisemitischen Schriftsteller Max Bewer zugeschrieben. Versand D: 5,00 EUR VR 35063, Bilderbogen, Antisemitismus

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        4 ALsS. N. p., 1892 to 1930.

      1892. (Large) 8vo. Altogether (2+2+1+1½=) 6½ pp. on 5 ff. To Winnaretta Singer, Princess Edmond de Polignac. - I: "Je suis libre le 13 Décembre soir ... C'est donc mon concours de chef d'orchestre que je vous offre ce soir là et les répétitions [...] Demain je vous écrirai une lettre explicative, vous demandant toutes les conditions de participation de l'orchestre et, probablement les jours et heures de répétitions [...]". - II: "Vous trouverez sur la feuille ci-contre, le relevé exact des dépenses afférentes au Concert du 13 Décembre [...] vous pouvez être certain que le petit orchestre sera complet. La schola possède toute la musique des 3

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        Vom Nil. Tagebuchblätter während des Aufenthalts in Egypten im Winter 1890/91 von Victoria, Kronprinzessin von Schweden und Norwegen, Prinzessin von Baden. Mit Lichtdruckbildern nach eigenen photographischen Aufnahmen und einer Karte. Als Manuscript gedruckt.

      Karlsruhe 1892. Large 4to. (4), 163, (1) pp. + plates. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. Publisher's boards with lavishly decorated spine and front cover and red edges. Excellent condition. In slip-case. Rare work!

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        2 eigenh. Briefe mit U. Wien und Baden bei Wien, 1892 und 1894.

      1892. Zusammen (1½+2½ =) 4 SS. auf 4 (= 2 Doppel-)Blatt. Gr.-8vo. Jeweils mit eh. adr. Kuvert. An den Kunsthistoriker Jakob von Falke (1825-1897), den Direktor des

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        The History of David Grieve

      London: Smith, Elder, 1892, 1892. First edition. Sadleir 3288; Wolff 7017; NCBEL III, 1081. Spines rebacked, with the originals preserved; edges a little browned; very good copy.. 3 vols, 8vo, original blind-stamped purple cloth, gilt lettering. Mrs. Humphrey Ward's fourth novel, the theme of which was suggested to her by her brother Willie Arnold. See Mrs. Humphrey Ward, Eminent Victorian, Pre-eminent Edwardian by John Sutherland, pages 133-34 & 162-165. Inscribed on the half-title her brother Willie, "W. T. Arnold & Henrietta / Arnold, from their loving / sister, the author. / Jan 22. 1892."

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        Lecons sur la pathologie comparée de l'inflammation, faites à l'institut Pasteur en Avril et Mai 1891.

      - Paris, Masson 1892, 8°, XI, (1), 239, (1) pp., 3 farblith. Tafeln, feiner Halbledereinband; St.a.Tit. First and the original edition of Elie Metchnikoff's classic lectures on the pathology of inflammation! - - Russian zoologist and microbiologist Elic Metchnikoff (1845-1916) received (with Paul Ehrlich) the 1908 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for his discovery in animals of amoeba-like cells that engulf foreign bodies such as bacteria-a phenomenon known as phagocytosis and a fundamental part of the immune response. - In Messina, Italy (1882-86), while studying the origin of digestive organs in bipinnaria starfish larvae, he observed that certain cells unconnected with digestion surrounded and engulfed carmine dye particles and splinters that he had introduced into the bodies of the larvae. He called these cells phagocytes (from Greek words meaning "devouring cells") and named the process phagocytosis. - Working at the Bacteriological Institute, Odessa (1886-87), and at the Pasteur Institute, Paris (1888-1916), Metchnikoff contributed to many important discoveries about the immune response. Perhaps his most notable achievement was his recognition that the phagocyte is the first line of defense against acute infection in most animals, including humans, whose phagocytes are one type of leukocyte, or white blood cell. This work formed the basis of Metchnikoff's cellular (phagocytic) theory of immunity (1892), a hypothesis that engendered much opposition, particularly from scientists who claimed that only body fluids and soluble substances in the blood (antibodies) -and nor cells - destroyed invading microorganisms (the humoral theory of immunity). Although the humoral theory held sway for the next 50 years, in the 1940s scientists began to reexamine the role cells play in fighting off infections. Eventually Metchnikoff's theory of cellular immunity was vindicated when aspects of both schools of thought became integrated in the modern understanding of immunity." Kara Rogers (Ed.), The Cell (2011), pp.51-53 - - "Inflammation was once regarded as a harmful or disease process, not a normal protective response. The associated heat, pain, and discomfort might cause an affected person to agree. However, Elie Metchnikoff placed the process in its correct biological position by a careful series of phylogenic studies establishing its origin and evolutionary development. Immunity and inflammation came together or, from the reverse perspective, originated with the mesodermal phagocyte. However immune mechanisms may vary among orders and phyla, the phagocyte is the common denominator. Indeed, aside from the controversial and limited antitoxins, these cells were the only general immune mechanism known when Metchnikoff presented his lectures summarizing the research from his and other laboratories. Through its positive and negative chemotaxis and its digestive granules, be it of sponge, frog, or rodent, the phagocyte was described as an active destroyer of living invaders, all obeying the evolutional laws of variation and natural selection. All other subsequently developed inflammatory activities of tissues were quasiindependent adjuncts. - Metchnikoff returned from the August 1890 meeting of the International Congress of Medicine in Berlin unshaken by the reports on specific bactericidal serum. The challenge of the December 1890 reports on serum antitoxins, however, needed a reply. (He first discounted their significance in vivo, since tetanus and diphtheria do not produce serous exudates.) To solidify his position and educate others in his zoological approach, Metchnikoff published his well-received lectures as a book, . - - In his last lecture Metchnikoff completed his survey by considering immunity in humans. Seeing the concomitant and united evolution of all biological components of the organism, and with bold, sure mental brush strokes as in Zen calligraphy and painting, Metchnikoff merged immunity, neurons, and . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Africa. No. 6 (1892). Papers relative to Slave Trade and slavery in Zanzibar. Pre-sented to both Houses of Parliament by command of Her Majesty. June 1892. [C.-6702]. London, printed for Her Majesty's Stationery Office, by Harrison and Sons, 1892.

      1892. Folio. (2), 8, (2) pp. Top edge gilt. Loosely sewn as issued. Rare British parliamentary papers and correspondence with local agents and officers on the slave trade in Zanzibar, also describing the country's depletion of labour through the recruitment of soldiers and porters for service throughout the African continent by Arab and European traders. - Sewing renewed, a good copy. Bennett 2231.

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        Autograph letter signed ("Elvira"). Tulln, 12. VI. 1892.

      1892. 8vo. 2¼ pp. on double leaf (watermark "Myrtle Mill Royal Paper"). In a child's best handwriting to her brother on the occasion of his second birthday, written one year before she died of meningitis (or, according to other sources, scarlet fever). - Traces of folding, otherwise in mint condition.

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        St. Mark's, or the Mayor's Chapel, Bristol, Formerly Called the Church of the Gaunts.

      - Bristol, W.C. Hemons 1892. 27 x 20 cm. Richly gilt full morocco (signed L. Broca on inside upper cover). First edition. One lower corner bumped, very slight wear along the spine. Engraved bookplate of Alfred Trapnell, little leather label with a number (1203) and a small ticket mentioning Broca. Some browning of inside edges. Inside binding expertly restored.* One of 200 numbered large paper copies. A magnificently gilt binding by French-born brilliant British bookbinder Lucien Broca, copying the gothic rose window in St. Mark's Church on both sides of the book. Alfred Trapnell (1838-1918), a Bristol industrialist, built a large porcelain collection as well as a sumptuous library. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Life, Letters, Journals

      Roberts Brothers, 1892 An early printing with a slip signed by Louisa May Alcott attached to the front paste down. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. Signed by Author(s). 3rd Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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        Portraitphotographie mit eigenh. U. Wien, 30. IX. 1892.

      1892. 146:100 mm. auf etwas größerem Trägerkarton. Brustbild im ¾-Profil- Am oberen Rand gering beschabt.

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        Du Niger au Golfe de Guinée par le pays de Kong et le Mossi

      - Hachette et Cie, Paris 1892, Grd. in-8 (18,5x27cm), 513pp. et 416pp., 2 tomes en 2 volumes reliés. - Edition originale Reliures en demi basane chocolat d'époque. Dos lisse ornés de filets. Titres dorés. Chiffre en queue DB. Plats de papier rouge et noir. Frottements en coiffes et bordures. Extrémités des coins dénudés de papier. Rousseurs sur les tranches et sur les premiers feuillets, assez rares sur l'ensemble, sur un papier demeuré frais. Bon exemplaire. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, illustrée, de nombreux croquis de détail et cent soixante-seize gravures sur bois d'après les dessins de Riou, dont 26 hors-texte, 5 cartes, sans la grande carte générale annoncée. Reliures en demi basane chocolat d'époque. Dos lisse ornés de filets. Titres dorés. Chiffre en queue DB. Plats de papier rouge et noir. Frottements en coiffes et bordures. Extrémités des coins dénudés de papier. Rousseurs sur les tranches et sur les premiers feuillets, assez rares sur l'ensemble, sur un papier demeuré frais. Dos du premier tome légèrement éclairci uniformément. Bon exemplaire. Mission d'exploration de l'Afrique équatoriale ordonnée par le général Faidherbe ; partant de Bamako en 1887, Bigner parcourut les états de Saory et de Tieba, puis la Volta et explora le pays Mossi pour la première fois. La narration de voyage est extrèmement complète et ne manque aucun domaine, botanique, géographique, moeurs, coutumes... A l'issue de ce voyage, la Côte d'Ivoire deviendra officiellement une colonie française en 1893 dont Binger sera nommé gouverneur.

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        Caran D'Ache 1892, Calendrier.

      Sans mention d'éditeur ni de date. Plaquette in-8 broché par une tresse de soie. 32 pages sur couché. Couverture imprimé avec titre. Magnifique illustrations de Caran D'Ache. Infimes frottis aux mors, sinon état superbe. Complet du signet en soie verte. Rarissime édition originale de ce livre qui n'est répertorié nulle part.Port gratuit pour la France ( En raison des nouvelles normes postales, les livres dont l'épaisseur dépasse les 3 cm seront expédiés obligatoirement en Colissimo avec un forfait ajouté de 5 € ) Port à la charge de l'Acheteur pour le reste du monde. Pour destinations extra-planétaire s'adresser à la NASA. Membre du Syndicat Lusitanien Amateurs Morues - Vente exclusivement par correspondance ! Le libraire ne reçoit que sur rendez-vous. Il est préférable de téléphoner avant tout déplacement.

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        MISTRESS BRANICAN

      This is the British First Edition of this uncommon Jules Verne title, a tale of a wife's search for her missing husband who supposedly died at sea, the search takes her across the world to North Western Australia after she hears stories that he may still be alive, book features an attractive pictorial cover, illustrated in colours, titled in gilt, page edges gilded all-round, internally well illustrated with many full page engravings, with floral endpapers, there is a mild lightened area to the cloth on the spine, mild corner bumps, else covers are in nice clean condition, foxing to endpapers else contents generally nice and clean, some cracking to rear internal hinge, though binding still nice and tight. A generally very nice example of the British First Edition

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        Importante insieme di due lettere alla vigilia delle elezioni politiche del 1892 che porteranno alla formazione del primo Governo Giolitti. A. Bella lettera autografa firmata del patriota e scrittore diretta a Ercole Strada. Affiliato alla Giovine Italia e arrestato nel 1833, scontò parte della condanna presso il carcere dello Spielberg. Liberato nel 1838, ma costretto a rifugiarsi in Piemonte. Vicino al pensiero di Cattaneo e assertore di un ordinamento statale repubblicano e federale, intraprese un'intensa attività giornalistica e di pubblicista. Iseo 12 Maggio 1892. Una pagina in-8. _Ella conserva l'ardore giovanile, e quindi è impaziente pel rinnovamento dell'Italia. Che si prepara bensì, ma lentamente, e coordinata al rinnovamento dell'Europa. Purtroppo dobbiamo pazientare ancora. Avremo un Ministero nuovo in coloro, come fu quello onesto di Rudinì, che si fece cadere per ambizioni personali, non patriottismo. Il ministero nuovo durer_ pure, ed alle strette vorr_ fare le elezioni col collegio uninominaleÛSe non interviene una rivoluzione sociale, non otterremo mutamenti d'indirizzo sino a che non potremo comporre una Camera indipendente democratica con indennità ai DeputatiÛî. B. Lettera autografa firmata di risposta di Ercole Strada a Rosa. Pralboino li 25 maggio 1892. _Egregio AmicoÛpenso alla responsabilità che assume il nostro partito in faccia alla nostra patria. e non vorrei che gli uomini che guideranno la nave si sommergessero portando con loro le delusioni che purtroppo finora abbiamo subiteÛî. Tre pagine in-8. Nel 1892, a causa dei forti contrasti insorti tra i ministri per i tagli da fare ai bilanci dei rispettivi dicasteri, di Rudini fu costretto a lasciare la presidenza che passò a Giovanni Giolitti, inaugurando l'îetà giolittianaî.

      1892.

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        The Diary of a Nobody

      Bristol UK: J.W. Arrowsmith; Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent and Co, [1892]. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. Author's presentation copy inscribed "To Mrs. King Hall by George Grossmith." The recipient, Isabella Maud Preston Hall, was the wife of composer Charles King Hall, and the couple had many connections with the theater and the Grossmiths. Presentation copies of the classic of British humor are quite rare. The novel was published as part of Arrowmith's Three & Sixpenny Series. George Grossmith (1847 -1912) was an English comedian, writer, composer, actor, and singer. His performing career spanned more than four decades. As a writer and composer, he created 18 comic operas, nearly 100 musical sketches, some 600 songs and piano pieces, three books and both serious and comic pieces for newspapers and magazines. Grossmith is now best remembered for two aspects of his career. First, he created a series of memorable characters in the comic operas of Gilbert and Sullivan from 1877 to 1889, including Sir Joseph Porter, in H.M.S. Pinafore (1878), the Major-General in The Pirates of Penzance (1880) and Ko-Ko in The Mikado (1885-87). Second, he wrote, in collaboration with his brother Weedon, the 1892 comic novel The Diary of a Nobody. Grossmith had collaborated with his brother Weedon Grossmith to expand a series of amusing columns they had written in 1888-89 for Punch to publish The Diary of a Nobody as a novel. The book is a sharp analysis of social insecurity, and Charles Pooter, the middle-aged, middle class "nobody," was immediately recognized as one of the great comic characters of English literature. Bound in original orange cloth with black and blue designs, title and authors to spine and front cover. Some bumping and soiling but still nice. Light offsetting to front and rear free endpaper. Tender hinges but textblock is tight. Frontispiece portraits of George and Weedon, and Weedon's b&w illustrations throughout. Very good condition. 300 pages plus two pages of advertisements. Wolff 2818. LIT/071816.

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        [Housman, Laurence- Rare Vellum Binding, 100 Copies, Signed by Publishers] Jump to Glory Jane

      London: Swan, Sonnenschein & Co., 1892. First edition. Original publisher's full stiff vellum covers with superb gilt stamped pictorial covers by Laurence Housman. One of Only 100 Copies Thus, Signed in fountain pen on verso front free endpaper: "No. 67. Swan Sonnenschein, W7." TEG, others uncut. Eight superb full-page plates on coated paper, 44 designs in total by Laurence Housman. A FINE copy of an immensely gorgeous book, distinctively Nineties in nature, and a landmark in printing and publishing. Only a very few copies have survived in the original stiff vellum binding.

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        PARIS PHOTOGRAPHE. Revue mensuelle illustrée de la photographie et de ses applications aux Arts, aux Sciences et à l'Industrie. 2e année.

      A l'Office Général de la Photographie (1892). Grand et fort in-8 554pp dont tables (p540 à 554). Demi chagrin brun, dos à nerfs, rel époque. Orné de nombreuses illustrations dans le texte (figures techniques, portraits), 15 illustrations hors texte comprenant: 10 héliogravures, 1 planche couleur (impression pigmentaire), 1 photographie appliquée sur papier fort (épreuve par voie de teinture), 3 sur double page (projections polychromes, taches solaires, réduction d'une lithographie) enfin, 12 photographies originales de Nadar appliquées sur papier fort monté sur onglet réunissant 232 petits clichés de Jeanne Harding, Yvonne Lévy, Mlle Sorel, Marie Magnier et autres célébrités du monde du spectacle dans des poses et des costumes différents. Quelques rousseurs, 1 photographie de Nadar légèrement voilée. 2e année complète de cette publication périodique de luxe consacrée à la photographie sous la direction de Paul Nadar. Les lecteurs étaient informés des progrès techniques de la photographie et de leurs applications artistiques, grâce à des illustrations reproduites à l'aide de différents procédés. A ces pages, s'ajoutaient des rubriques d'anecdotes, de relations de voyages, d'études rétrospectives.

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        1. Es war in Finnland. Erinnerungen an eine erzwungene Reise. - 2. Fortsetzung zu "Es war in Finnland", Kapitel: (2. Winterfeldzug (1918/19)) "Wir stürmen Windau" bis "Reserve hat Ruh'", incl. - 3. Frühjahrsoffensive u. Entscheidungen 1919. 3 Bde. Lüneburg, Selbstverlag, 1961-64. 4to. (29,5 : 21 cm). 1: 92 einseitig bedruckte Bl. mit 2 Karten u. 1 Fotografie. - 2: 77 Bl. mit 4 Karten, 1 Grundriss, 2 Gebäudezeichnungen u. 1 Fotografie ("Major Bischoff"). - 3: 107 Bl., 1 Plan, 4 Karten, 2 Zeichnungen u. 6 Fotografien. Einfache, selbstgefertigte Broschur mit aufgeklebten Titelschildern. - Dazu: Omnibus. Rundbrief-Korrespondenz. Hrsg. v. Udo v. Freytag Löringhoff. Nr. 127 (Juni 1961), 129-140, 181, 183, 187 u. 189 (Februar 1967) in 17 Bänden. L

      - In Kleinstauflage erschienene Erinnerungsbände des auf dem Rittergut Leyden in Kurland geborenen Udo Baron von Freytag Löringhoff (1892-1984) an das Ende der Ersten Weltkriegs im Baltikum und die anschliessenden Freikorpskämpfe gegen die Bolschewiki. Seine Erinnerungen hatte er zuvor kapitelweise in der von ihm herausgebenen "Rundbrief"- Publikation "Omnibus" veröffentlicht (Auflage 25 Exemplare) und kurz danach in Sammelbände zusammengefasst. Im ersten Band schildert der Autor, der bis zur Revolution Dienst als Offizier in der Zaren-Armee geleistet hatte, seine abenteuerliche Flucht aus dem revolutionären Russland durch Finnland und von dort mit dem Ruderboot über den Botnischen Meerbusen nach Schweden. Der anschließende Aufenthalt in Schweden, die weitere Reise und Aufenthalt in Berlin, Fortführung seines Studiums in Jena bis zur Rückkehr nach dem elterlichen Rittergut Rawen bei Riga sowie seinen Anschluss an die baltischen Selbstverteidigungseinheiten fehlen hier, werden aber zu einem großen Teil durch die Fortsetzungsbeiträge in den hier mit angebotenen Bänden von "Omnibus" ergänzt (Bd. 130-140: Schweden, Berlin, Rawen bis "Der Winterfeldzug 1918", Kapitel 4). Die beiden anderen hier angebotenen Erinnerungsbände beschreiben die Kämpfe von Anfang bis Mitte des Jahres 1919 an denen der Autor u.a. als Leutnant der "Eisernen Division" unter Major Bischoff teilnahm. - Von "Omnibus" erschienen von 1951 bis 1976 insgesamt 234 Hefte. Hier konnten die zumeist dem deutschbaltischen Freundes- und Bekanntenkreis des Herausgebers angehörenden Autoren Texte zu den unterschiedlichsten Themen (Reisen, eigene Gedichte, "Briefmarkenecke" etc.) veröffentlichen. Die Bände wurden dann, meist einmal im Monat, in einem ausgeklügelten "Rundbrief"-System unter den Mitgliedern ausgetauscht. Regelmäßig finden sich immer auch Berichte und Texte zum Baltikum und der ehemaligen Heimat. An die Kämpfe 1918/1919 erinnert sich z.B. ein Piers Walter in mehreren Beiträgen: "Februar 1918", "Aus dem lettgallischen Tagebuch (Okt. 1919)" und "Der Winterfeldzug 1918". Eine Karin Rasmuss schildert in 6 Folgen die Geschichte ihrer Familie von der 1822 erfolgten Auswanderung ihres westfälischen Urgroßvaters Joh. Chris. Meyer nach Livland bis in die Zeit nach dem 2. Weltkrieg. Mehrere Beiträge beschäftigen sich auch mit der in der Bucht von Riga gelegenen kleinen Insel Runö (Ruhnu), die bis zur Besetzung durch die Rote Armee 1944 für über 700 Jahre von Schweden besiedelt gewesen war. - Die Bände zeigen Gebrauchsspuren und Vermerke der "Rundbrief"-Versendung. Ein Titelblatt nahezu durchgerissen, Papier teils gebräunt, ein Erinnerungsband (Nr.3) gegen Schluss mit schwachem Feuchtigkeitsrand. Insgesamt aber gut erhaltene Exemplar der äußerst seltenen Publikation.

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        Leaves of Grass (Deathbed Edition)

      Philadelphia: David McKay Co, 1892. First THUS. Very Good. First printing of the "Deathbed Edition." BAL's Printing 1, Binding C with faux signature. (Title page is a cancel, dated 1891-'92. Last page of Table of Contents is not a cancel, though; apparently an intermediate variant not mentioned in BAL 21441 or Myerson A2.7.12) 438 pp. Green cloth with gilt spine lettering and top edge. Very Good+ with slightly curved boards, worn tips, rubbing along fore edge of front board, signatures a bit strained here and there. Name written on front paste down with address label and small picture of Whitman glued over previous owner's signature, which is also erased from front flyleaf. Whitman's final arrangement of his masterwork, which is technically not an edition. It was produced from the sheets of McKay's 1888 edition with additional annexes tacked on at the end in a race against the poet's declining health.

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        Autograph letter signed. [Frankfurt a. M.], 5. IV. 1892.

      1892. 8vo. 4 pp. To Baroness Mathilde Rothschild at Frankfurt. Herself reconvalescent, Clara Schumann offers her condolences, mentioning the heavy loss that the Baroness has suffered. - Minor traces of folds.

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