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        The Works of Charlotte Emily and Anne Bronte - In Twelve Volumes

      London, England: J. M. Dent & Co, 1893-01-01. Leather Bound. Very Good. London: J.M. Dent & Co, 1893. Limited Large Paper Edition. 150 were printed for England and 100 for America, of which this is number 10. Complete 12 volume set. 3/4 leather over cloth boards. Top edge of pages gilt. Marble endpapers and pastedowns. Very handsome set. All bindings are tight and sturdy. Boards show a bit of rubbing and shelfwear, spines mildly sunned, gilt lettering still bright. Photos available upon request. Ships from Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Due to the size/weight of this book it is not available for expedited delivery; international shipping may cost extra.

      [Bookseller: The Book House in Dinkytown]
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        Book Lover's Almanac, The

      1893. first edition. A Complete Set of The Book Lover's AlmanacEach Volume With an Original WatercolorFinely Bound in the 'Jansenist Style' by Taffin[BOOK LOVER'S ALMANAC]. The Book-Lover's Almanac for the year 1893 with illustrations by Henriot; ? for the year 1894 with etchings by Robida and other illustrations; ? for 1895; ?for 1896; ? for 1897. New York: Duprat & Co., 1893-1897.A Complete Set. Five small octavo volumes (7 x 4 7/8 inches; 177 x 124 mm.). All finely printed on Japon paper. [viii], [48] pp. 12 colored plates; [vi], [64] pp. 4 plain plates and several black & white illustrations; 66, [2] pp. 3 plain plates and several black & white illustrations; 56 pp. 1 color, 4 black & white plates and several black & white illustrations; [ii], 72 pp. 2 color plates and several black & white illustrations. Each volume with a fine original watercolor by T.F. Rush? at the front.Late nineteenth-century 'Jansenist' bindings by A. Taffin-Lefort of Paris (stamp-signed "Taffin" in gilt on front turn-ins) of full blue, purple, brown, maroon & green morocco. Spines lettered in gilt with five raised bands, board edges ruled in gilt, turn-ins richly decorated in gilt,various 'floral' decorative endpapers, top edge gilt, others uncut. Each volume with a set of original pink printed wrappers from the original parts issue bound in. From the notable rare book collection of Alex M. Hudnut with his small rectangular leather bookplate on verso of free-endpaper of first volume. A near fine set. The first volume dedicated to the members of The Grolier Club of New York. With articles including on Jean Grolier (by William Loring Andrews), Dibdin's Ghost (by Eugene Field), On an extra-illustrated copy of Nell Gwynne (by Beverly Chew), [and] Bibliophiles et Biblioscopes (by Octave Uzanne). A delectable feast of fascinating articles and tit-bits unique to the world of rare book collecting.1893: No. 167 0f 200 on Japon paper (out of a total of 600 copies) full blue morocco1894: No. 43 0f 150 on Japon paper (out of a total of 600 copies) full purple morocco1895: No. 78 0f 100 on Japon paper (out of a total of 500 copies) full brown morocco1896: No. 69 0f 100 on Japon paper (out of a total of 500 copies) full maroon morocco1897: No. 35 0f 100 on Japon paper (out of a total of 500 copies) full green moroccoJansenist style binding. In imitation of a style from a previous period. The Jansenist style was popular in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, characterized by a plain exterior and elaborately tooled or decorated doublures. Both front and back boards are plain while the spine has a gold tooled title. Inside, the doublures are elaborately tooled color leather, cloth or paper with a series of interlocked floral elements.

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      1893 - Barcelona. 1893. 105p. 32X22. Tela y relieves. Compañia Trasatlantica. Original bitacora del viaje desde Barcelona a Montevideo mediante el Buque de Vapor "Buenos Aires", contiene todas las descripciones y experiencias acaecidas en el viaje por Salvador Requena. Extremadamente raro ejemplar. Único. Ref 7.1 Biblioteca VJ. Language: eng La librería ofrece por tiempo limitado un descuento del 15%. El precio original de este ejemplar era de 1200.0 EUR. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Chez Nos Amis De Russie [Russian Imperial Library]

      Emmanuel Vitte / W.G. Gautier, Lyon / Moscou 1893 - Contemporary full green morocco, raised bands, gilt titles and ruled compartments, inner denteles, all edges gilt, decorative endpapers, with gilt embossed HERALDIC SYMBOL of Alexander III (1845-1894) on both front and rear boards. 336 pages, w/ Index; illustrated. (6" x 8.5"). An author's PRESENTATION COPY inscribed by Condamin and presented to Russian Emperor, Alexander III (reign 1881-1894). Red library stamp of Alexander III on title page. Label for "Russian Imperial Exhibit" on front free endpaper, along with Palace Library stamp on half title and shelf ticket on front paste down. Books from the Russian Imperial Library are scarce on the market, this presentation copy from the library of Alexander III, in a fine Russian Imperial Binding is a RARE book. Showing just the lightest of wear and some minor rubbing, internally clean, tight and bright. Size: Octavo [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Butterflies from China, Japan, and Corea; Part 2: Lycaenidae, Papilionidae, and Hesperiidae

      R.H. Porter 1893-94. - Seite 298 - 681 Das hier angebotene Buch stammt aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und trägt die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel.). Schnitt und Einband sind sehr staubschmutzig; Einbandkanten sind stark bestossen; Buchschnitt und Seitenränder alters-/papierbedingt angebräunt und stockfleckig; der Buchzustand ist altersgemäß. Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 2440

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        Poems Here at Home

      New York: The Century Co., 1893 HATFIELD BOOKS AND MEMORABILIA, a FIVE STAR SELLER, presents ONE OF ONLY FIFTY COPIES IN THE WORLD from the LIMITED FIRST EDITION of POEMS AT HOME by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY. Bowen-Merrill of Indianapolis (L. Frank Baum's publisher, later becoming Bobbs-Merrill) was Riley's first publisher (after all, he was an Indiana guy). Bowen-Merrill had a disastrous fire in 1890, destroying most of the business and taking 10 lives. This volume was published by Century in New York, yet this 50 volume LIMITED EDITION seems to have been controlled by Bowen-Merrill. Opposite the copyright page appears: "Of this First Impression of Poems Here at Home, Fifty copies…..have been issued with an autographed portrait on japan vellum (signed) The Bowen-Merrill Co. (printed) This is Number (penned) 14." A signed frontispiece portrait of the author is present. 4 1/2" x 7", 187 pages in Very Good Plus condition, with some smudging and light tanning. Cover (special for limited edition, cream w/ elaborate gold gilt designs and particulars, while standard First Edition cover was green with gold lettering) in Good Plus condition, with thoroughly taped spine to prevent separation, rubbing and staining. No dust jacket or slip cover (as designed?) E. W. Kemble was a very famous illustrator.

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        Ruinnar Af Klippboningar I. Mesa Verde's Canons

      Stockholm: P. A. Norstedt & Soners Forlag. Very Good. 1893. First Edition. Hardcover. A first edition of Gustaf Nordenskiold's beautifully illustrated first scientific study of Mesa Verde's ruins. Original green stamped boards with gilt imprint. Sunning on spine, rubbed corners, and light soil on boards. All edges gilt, marbled endpapers, tissue guards on plates with some offsetting of a few plates onto text pages opposite. Two-inch tear on one page; another page is loose and another is loosening. Light soil on the fore edge of some plates. Collated complete with seventeen plates as called for. The photogravures are very high quality images and include a two-page center spread of the Cliff Palace. Many maps and plans also illustrate the Swedish text. Gustaf Nordenskiold excavated and collected Mesa Verde artifacts in the summer of 1891, working with Richard Wetherill and taking some of the best early photographs of Southwest ruins. Howes N 174. ; B&W Photographs; 14 1/2" x 11 1/4"; 193 pp .

      [Bookseller: Back of Beyond Books, ABAA]
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        Old Mexico 1893

      Mayo & Weed, [Chicago?] 1893 - Photo album, 38 x 28 cm, consisting of a suite of 168 albumen photos in large format, 80 measuring 24.5 x 19cm, and 88 measuring 19 x 12cm, totaling 168 photos in all. Charles A. Mayo and J. E. Weed made up a photography partnership based in Chicago, Illinois. Their firm, Mayo & Weed, acted as "special artists" for Grafton’s Tours, which was also Chicago based. They photographed the sites which the tour company would visit, both in Alaska/Pacific Northwest and Mexico. Then an album of the photos would be made available, including a few of the tour group added at the front of the album to give a personal touch. The number of photographs per album would vary, depending on the price paid. Albums dating from 1891, 1895 and 1897 have been recorded. They are rare: two of these albums have appeared at auction in the last 50 plus years, one having 80 photos, another slightly over 200: OCLC records two holdings, one at Princeton, the other not indicated, but apparently SMU (DeGolyer). Locations photographed include Mexico City, Aguascalientes, Leon, Guadalajara, Tlaxcala, Puebla, Cholula, Zacatecas, Queretaro, etc., as well as city and country scenes, notable buildings, places of business, a penitentiary, portraits of different types of laborers, etc. Several of the photos in the front are of New Orleans (3), Galveston (2) and San Antonio (2). Almost all of the photographs are labelled in the negative as to location or subject matter. This album, from 1893, though quite heavy, is in very good condition.

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        Rujub, the Juggler.

      London: Chatto & Windus,, 1893. 3 volumes, octavo. Original blue morocco-grain cloth, titles to spines gilt, floral designs to boards in copper, pale brown-on-white floral endpapers. Housed in a dark blue cloth solander box by the Chelsea Bindery. A little very light rubbing to extremities, spines a touch sunned, minor spotting to edges. Otherwise an excellent set with the decorative cloth fresh and bright. First edition of this adult novel, published in America under Henty's intended title, In the Days of the Mutiny, which Chatto & Windus rejected for fear it would lead it to be mistaken for one of Henty's children's books. This is one of only seven multi-volume titles by Henty. "In the 1890s, among the last three-deckers to appear in Britain, Chatto and Windus published four novels by Henty. The first, Rujub, the Juggler, was the most popular, 11,000 copies being sold, practically all within three years. It was the eighth of his eleven adult novels: though selling fewer copies than his best boys' books, the later titles were, contrary to often expressed belief, remarkably popular" (ODNB). The imminent demise of the three-decker format explains the lavishness of the cloth decoration here, a doomed attempt to justify the expense of such a publication format. By the end of the following year, the three-volume novel was effectively dead.

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        Old Naval Prints (Our Navy, Its Growth and Achievements)

      Hartford: American Publishing Co, 1893. Print. A complete set of 24 attractive chromolithographs on heavy paper showing 75 different U.S. naval vessels. Prints vary slightly in size but are approximately 11" x 14"; image size is approximately 8" x 12". Each print is numbered and labeled on the reverse. The images are all in excellent shape, however they have some marginal soiling and edge wear including chipped corners and short marginal tears. All would mat and frame well. These prints were prepared from Cozzens' watercolors and used to illustrated Our Navy, Its Growth and Achievements by J. D. Jerrold Kelley. The illustrations range from early American ships, like the Constitution, through those of the Civil War, like the Kearsarge, to those of the 'New Steel Navy" including all of the ABCD (Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, and Dolphin) ships launched in the mid-1880s. Few intact examples of that book remain as the prints were frequently removed for display. In 1916, a stash of almost 100 unbound sets of the prints were found and sold under a new title, Old Naval Prints. It is likely this set came from that stash. Individual prints from this scarce set retail for $175-$350. Cozzens was an important turn-of-the-century maritime painter whose most famous works illustrated the racing yachts of the 1880s.

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        A Year Amongst the Persians: Impressions as to the Life, Character, and Thought of the People of Persia, Received During Twelve months' Residence in That Country in the Years 1887-8

      London: Adam and Charles Black, 1893. Hardcover in acceptable condition. No jacket. First edition. Original cloth. Includes fold-out maps. Photos on request. Boards and spine are marked and worn. Leading corners and spine ends are bumped and nicked. Rough-cut page block and pages are slightly tanned and marked. Book plate on warped FEP. One or two tears on edges of first map. Volume is cocked and binding is visible on split pastedown hinges and between a few pages, but remains intact. Contents remain clear throughout. HCW. Hardcover. Acceptable/No Dust Jacket. Used.

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        My Dark Companions and their Strange Stories.

      London: Sampson Low, Marston & Company Limited,, 1893. Octavo. Original brown pictorial cloth, title in gilt to the spine and upper board, all edges gilt, black surface-paper endpapers. Frontispiece and 17 full-page illustrations, historiated initials and numerous illustrations to the text. Extremities very lightly bumped and rubbed, small pale mark to lower outer corner of front board, hinges a touch cracked and neatly repaired, contents toned, a very good copy. First edition, warmly inscribed by the author, "May these legends culled in Darkest Africa be as pleasant to read as they were to hear from the lips of the Companions of my travels. Henry M. Stanley, London, June 1902" on the front free endpaper, with the joint bookplate of Belle and Kermit Roosevelt to the front pastedown. Son of Theodore Roosevelt, Kermit was born in 1889, and despite being "a quiet, dreamy, rather detached child", developed a considerable taste for exploration and adventure (DAB). In 1909 "while at Harvard, he accompanied his father on an expedition to East Africa, serving as photographer. As his father noted with delight, 'the rather timid boy of four years ago has turned out a perfectly cool and daring fellow.'" He subsequently joined his father's near-fatal exploration of the River of Doubt in Brazil; accompanied the British forces in Mesopotamia during the First world War, winning the Military Cross; organized scientific expeditions into Turkestan and China for Chicago's Field Museum; and in 1939 became a British citizen in order to join the Army, seeing active service at Narvik in 1940, he died in 1942 by his own hand in Alaska while on intelligence duty with the US Army. He had married Belle Wyatt Willard, the daughter of the US Ambassador to Spain, on his return from the River of Doubt expedition in 1914. An attractive association copy of this collection of camp-fire stories, gathered from "real aborigines of the interior ? the choicest and most curious of those that were related to me during seventeen years".

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        The History of the De Traffords of Trafford Circa A.D. 1000 - 1893, Including The Royal and Baronial Descents.

      Plymouth: W.H. Luke, c. 1893. - Folio. pp. 202, [15] printed on one side only; many coloured coats of arms throughout. Original morocco, a little worn and rather rubbed. Ex-Wigan public library with bookplate on pastedown and blind stamps to the title page and final page but no ink markings. According to an ink note dated 1897 "25 copies printed only for private circulation."

      [Bookseller: Michael S. Kemp, Bookseller]
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        Brehms Tierleben 3.Auflage, 10 Bände, Prachteinband, Chromolitographien, 1890-1893

      Bibliographisches Institut 1893-1900, Leipzig und Wien - Brehms Tierleben. Allgemeine Kunde des Tierreichs. Dritte gänzlich neubearbeitete Auflage. Hrsg. von Prof. Dr. Pechuel-Loesche. Komplett in 10 Bänden. Bibliographisches Institut, Leipzig und Wien, 1890-1893. Schön gestaltete Prachteinbände (Original-Halbleder) mit Goldprägungen. Buchdeckelbezüge, Buchschnitt & Vorsätze farbig marmoriert. Format ca. 26cm x 19cm, rd. 7.000 S, Abb. im Text & Tafeln (überw. Chromolithographien). Wie auch den ersten neun Originalbildern zu entnehmen, sind die Bände in überdurchschnittlicher Erhaltung. Rückenansicht äußerst homogen. Keinerlei Fehlstellen oder Einrisse an den Buchrücken bzw. Außengelenken. Die Goldprägungen glänzen noch kräftig. Ebenso schön erhalten ist der Buchschnitt, lediglich oben gedunkelt. Buchecken stärker bestoßen; Ledereinband gering berieben, an zwei Deckelecken mehr. Die marmorierten Buchdeckel ebenfalls noch hervorragend, Bereibung nur geringfügig. Innen frisch, ohne unangenehmen Geruch. Bindung fest. Alle (Farb-)Tafeln erstklassig erhalten. Keine losen oder fehlenden Seiten; keine Fleckigkeit, Anstreichungen o.a. Ein Fehlstück von 5 mm am Seitenrand einer Textseite, ein kleiner Einriss am Rand einer weiteren Seite sowie Abbildung (zu ca. ein Drittel des Randes, Abbildung davon also nicht berührt). Auf der rechten oberen Ecke des Vortitelblattes eine handschriftliche Zahl. Erwähnenswert sind bei Band 7 einige Seiten mit einem hellbraunen Wasserrand an der oberen Kante; betroffen sind einige der hinteren Textseiten (dort sehr unauffällig, s. Bild 8 in der Galerie) sowie sieben Abbildungen (s. Bild 9). 22500 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lexikon und Enzyklopädie]
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        Liebig-Bilder-Serie ( Véritable Extrait de Viande Liebig ): Sanguinetti-Nummer 400: Les Applications du Telephone.

      Liebig 1893 ( Liebig-Bilder-Serie in Chromolithographie gedruckt, teils unter Verwendung von Gold und Silber. Bildgröße 10 x 7 cm: Katalognummer und Erscheinungsjahr nach dem Katalog von Sanguinetti ermittelt: Serie in französischer Sprache - Bild 2 hier in spanischer Sprache vorliegend ): Hier die Serie Nummer 400: \" Les Applications du Telephone \" aus dem Jahrgang 1883 ( nur in Frankreich und Spanien erschienen / italienischer Titel: \" Il Telefono \" ). Gezeigt werden: \" Grand mere, apporte-moi le polichinelle qui parle dans le telephone - Mais, petit garnement, le polichinelle c`est moi! / Doctor, como esta mi suegra? - No hay esperanza esta salvada! ( dies Bild aus der spanischen Serie *Verdadero extracto de Carne Liebig* ) / Madame, les provisions sont isuffisantes au chateau pour tant d`invites. - Ne vous tourmentez pas...j`emporte 20 pots de Liebig. / Alors, j`au gagne mon proces? - Completement! seulement vous avez 4.500 fr. de frais ( dies Bild an der linken Außenseite am weißen Außenrand beschnitten) / Le telephone me permet de vous declarer ce que ma timidite m`empechait de vous dire. - Oh! que je vous comprendre, aussi ne vous genez pas. / Eh bien, voyons, Baptiste, vous ne m`entendez donc pas! - Oh, si, Monsieur; mais je ne pouvais pas vous repondre avant d`avoir mis mes gants. \" Zusammen 6 Bilder, teils mit Gebrauchsspuren ( gering fleckig, etwas berieben, ein Bild mit beschnittener Außenkante wie oben beschrieben, Rückseiten etwas fleckig, bei 3 Bildern die Rückseiten etwas beschädigt ). - außerordentlich selten - ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Liebig, Bilder, Liebigbilder, Extract, Fleischextrakt, Extrait, Telephone, Telefon, Telefonieren, Fernsprecher, Viande, Veritable, Google

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        Meyers Konversations-Lexikon 5.Auflage, 18 Bände, 1893-1898, Lichtherz (II)

      Bibliographisches Institut 1893-1898, Leipzig und Wien - Prachtausgabe von Lichtherz, Grossmann & Cie, Cöln a. Rh. Meyers Konversations-Lexikon. Fünfte gänzlich neubearbeitete Auflage. 18 Bände: Grundwerk in 17 Bänden (A-Z) & Ergänzungsband (Band18). Leipzig und Wien, Bibliographisches Institut, 1893-1898 (überwiegend Neuer Abdruck). Schwarze Original-Halbledereinbände mit Goldprägungen. Lexikonformat ca. 25 x 17 cm. Wie auch den ersten 7 Originalbildern zu entnehmen, sind die Bücher überdurchschnittlich erhalten. Die Rücken sehr harmonisch & vor allem überwiegend im originalen Schwarzton (d.h. nicht wie so häufig signifikanter ins Braune aufgehellt). Die Buchdeckel & der Buchschnitt sehr gut erhalten. Zudem keine der sonst oft üblichen Fehlstellen an Rückenkanten oder Außengelenken. Ecken bestoßen, bei neun Bänden etwas mehr. Einband nur ganz wenig berieben. Erwähnenswert lediglich eine kleine, stärker beriebene Stelle an zwei Buchdeckeln sowie der stärker beriebene Einband bei Band 9, dort auf einem Buchdeckel auch oberflächlich (punktuell) abgeriebene Stellen des Deckelbezugs. Innen sehr gut erhalten; sauber, helle Seiten, kein unangenehmer Geruch. Keine Anstreichungen, von einigen wenigen Flecken auf dem Titel eines Bandes abgesehen auch keine Fleckigkeit. Alles fest eingebunden, keine fehlenden Seiten, eine Seite am Rand ein Stück eingerissen. Die Tafeln & Abbildungen einwandfrei erhalten. Insgesamt innen & außen nahe am Bestzustand. 45000 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Recherches sur les centres nerveux. Alcoolisme, folie des héréditaires dégénérés, paralysie générale, médecine légale

      1893 - [2], VII, [1bl.], 572pp., 7pl. Paris, Masson, 1893, in-8, [2], VII, [1bl.], 572pp, 7pl, demi-marcoquin brun de l'époque, dos à nerfs et titre gravé en lettres dorées, 6 planches, un graphique dépliant en chromolithographie (figurant des diagrammes de la folie intermittente), nombreuses figures dans le texte. PREMIERE EDITION de la deuxième série des "Recherches sur les centres nerveux", dont la première série parut en 1876. Valentin Magnan propose dans cet ouvrage une définition clinique de l'absinthisme comme un syndrome particulier distinct de celui de l'alcoolisme et développe sa théorie de la dégénérescence appliquée à l'étiologie de la criminalité. Élève de Falret et de Baillarger, Valentin Magnan (1835-1916) exerça pas moins de 45 ans à l'Asile Sainte-Anne en tant que médecin-chef. Il s'intéressera de très près aux phénomènes de paralysie générale auxquels il consacrera son mémoire, qui lui vaut le prix Cirvieux à l'Académie de médecine en 1865, et sa thèse par la suite. D'autre part, il étudia aussi les signes physiques, intellectuels et moraux de la folie héréditaire et fit beaucoup pour l'amélioration des conditions de vie des aliénés en remplaçant la camisole par un maillot, et en favorisant la création de salles communes. (SEMELAIGNE, III, p.201-222) Exemplaire en très bon état. Très légers frottements aux coiffes et aux coins. Exemplaire provenant de la bibliothèque du Dr Carrier de Lyon, avec son cachet ex-libris apposé sur les premiers feuillets des deux volumes. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus. Now First Completely Englished into Verse and Prose . . . by Richard F. Burton . . . and Leonard Smithers

      London: Printed for the Translators, In One Volume, For Private Subscribers Only, 1893, 1893. First edition of the Burton and Smithers translation, large paper issue, number 23 of 50 numbered copies. Penzer, pages 156-57. Vellum and boards a little soiled; fine copy.. Large 8vo, original quarter vellum, olive-green paper boards, gilt decorations and lettering, untrimmed. Frontis in two states. From the inventory of Burton Weiss, Bookseller.

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        Spectacular 1893 Illustrated Advertising Cover for A. A. Vantine & Company Promoting their Wholesale Goods to Retailers

      New York: A. A. Vantine & Company, 1893. Envelope. Very Good. This advertising envelope, made from sparkling Japanese paper, measures 3" x 5" when folded and 10" x 13" when unfolded. It is filled with multi-color images of Japan (Mount Fuji and seaside scenes), a wide variety of Asian merchandise sold by Vantine, and Japanese and Chinese men celebrating Christmas. A. A. Vantine's was one of the first and largest importers of Asian goods in the United States and dominated the American market well into the twentieth century. Vantine opened his first "Oriental Store" in New York City in 1866 after years of selling trade goods to gold miners in California where he first became captivated by Asian ceramics and textiles. After a slow start, his sales exploded, and by the 1870s, Vantine stocked thousands of items and had branch offices located throughout the United States. This very scarce postal advertisement is truly spectacular in size, illustration and content; it will be used to illustrate a chapter on A.A. Vantine in the soon-to-be-published reference book, "Re-envisioning Japan: Meiji Fine Art Textiles," edited by John E. Vollmer that is scheduled for release by 5 Continents Editions of Milan in the summer of 2016.

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        Remarkably Accomplished Turn-of-the-Century Italian Friendship Book, with Poems and Original Artwork

      1893-1911, Italy 1893 - Maroon leather, a.e.g., library sticker on spine; oblong 12mo (270x165mm); approx. pp. 200, a variety of papers, nearly full of verses in manuscript (by diverse hands) and beautifully accomplished original artwork in ink, wash, gouache, and/or watercolor. Leather scuffed, and torn on upper board; a few leaves loose. A beautiful example, with hundreds of verses in Italian (most of them uncredited) all in ink by many hands -- some signed, some with locations (Milano, Caserta, Bologna, S. Andrea, Lodi, et al), many dated. Penmanship is legible, even lovely, throughout, and the quality and variety of the artwork is remarkable. Includes silhouettes, scenes, landscapes (mostly Italy, but including the Middle East), floral motifs (some with a Japanese influence), animals, costume, and much more. Should be seen. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        A Year Amongst the Persians: Impressions as to the Life, Character, and Thought of the People of Persia, Received During Twelve months' Residence in That Country in the Years 1887-8

      Adam and Charles Black, London 1893 - Hardcover in acceptable condition. No jacket. First edition. Original cloth. Includes fold-out maps. Photos on request. Boards and spine are marked and worn. Leading corners and spine ends are bumped and nicked. Rough-cut page block and pages are slightly tanned and marked. Book plate on warped FEP. One or two tears on edges of first map. Volume is cocked and binding is visible on split pastedown hinges and between a few pages, but remains intact. Contents remain clear throughout. HCW [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ruiner Af Klippboningar I Mesa Verde Canons

      Stockholm, Sweden: P.A. Norstedt & Soners Forlag. Very Good. 1893. First Edition. Cloth. A first edition of Gustaf Nordenskiold's beautifully illustrated first scientific study of Mesa Verde's ruins. Original red stamped boards with gilt imprint. Sunning on spine, rubbed corners. Light soil and toning on pages with some offsetting from the plates. Collated complete with seventeen plates as called for. The photogravures are very high quality images and include a two-page center spread of the Cliff Palace. Many maps and plans also illustrate the Swedish text. Gustaf Nordenskiold excavated and collected Mesa Verde artifacts in the summer of 1891, working with Richard Wetherill and taking some of the best early photographs of Southwest ruins. Howes N 174. ; Book; 14 3/4" x 11" .

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        Captain Cook's Journal

      London: Elliot Stock, , 1893. during his First Voyage Round the World made in H.M. Bark "Endeavour" 1768-71. A Literal Transcription of the Original MSS. With Notes and Introduction edited by Captain W. J. L. Wharton. Tall square octavo (255 x 180 mm). Contemporary blue-green half morocco, decorative gilt spine, green linen sides, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Portrait frontispiece of Cook, maps, plans and plates reproduced from the original edition. Ownership inscription at head of title page: "Ducie, May 1893", Berkeley Basil Moreton, 4th Earl of Ducie (1834-1924), British peer, politician and pastoralist in Australia. Spine lightly sunned, an excellent copy, handsomely bound. First edition edited by the naval officer and hydrographer to the Royal Navy Sir William James Lloyd Wharton (1843-1905). "An authoritative printed account of what Cook himself had to say about his first voyage, did not appear until 1893, when Captain Wharton published the MSS of Cook's journal, with an introduction and notes" (NMM).

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      London 1893, Batsfrord. Red cloth spine over boards, 3/4. leather, 230p. 16 b.w. photos, 35 other illustrations, many. of instruments, index, top gilt, old spine laid down, top. gilt, very clean, solid, 22 x 29 cm. FIRST & ONLY EDITION. This scholarly study is divided into 3 parts: Music of the Japanese. Japanese Scale. Musical Instruments of the Japan- ese. With an additoinal essay: Notes by T.L. Southgate. Very comprehensive monograph, addressing the various forms of Ja- panese music, and dance music, ceremonial, classic &c. Anci- ent & modern types. The various scales, Dan & Kumi, pitch, harmony. With copious explanations and use of each of the instruments: Koto, Biwa, Gekkins, Samisen, Flutes, Bamboo Wind instruments: Shakuhachi, Sho, Hichiriki, drums, gongs & other brass instruments.A major contribution to the subject. * SUPERB STUDY ! * Color scans Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        Exploration of Mount Kina Balu, North Borneo

      London: Gurney and Jackson, 1893. First Edition. Quarter Leather. Very Good. x, 316 p. 35.5 cm. Folio. 32 plates (complete), 13 in colour, and 21 woodcuts within text. Map in introduction. Newer green leather spine with gold lettering and marbled paper boards. New end papers. Well thumbed. Number 19946 on back of title page. Tear in bottom of page 81. John Whitehead (1860-1899) spent four years exploring North Borneo (1884-1888), then a British possession, as well as visiting Java, Palawan and Malacca. He was one of the first to make detailed observations on the natural history of these islands, discovering 45 new species of birds. He was also the first person to successfully climb Mount Kina Balu all the way to its true peak. But he also describes the peoples and their societies, living conditions, customs, and beliefs in detail. Tragically, Whitehead died of a fever in Hainan when only 38. The appendix consists of an almost complete description of the zoological collections Whitehead amassed.

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        History of Texas Together with a Biographical History of Milam, Williamson, Bastrop, Travis, Lee, and Burleson Counties

      Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Co. 1893 - Hardcover - no jacket, 4to, 836 pp; Book is in good+ condition w/shelfwear; Black leatherette cover w/gilt titles & black eps look new. Text clean & tight. Large, heavy volume may require additional postage. "Containing a concise history of the state, with portraits & biographies of prominent citizens of the above counties & personal histories of many of the early settlers & leading families." from the title page. 0.0 0.0 Language: eng [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Changing Pictures: A Book of Transformation Pictures.

      London: E. Nister,, [1893]. Quarto. Original red cloth-backed pictorial boards, title to front cover yellow, patterned endpapers. No dust jacket issued. With 6 working chromolothographic push-pull tabs. Tips and extremities a little worn, hinges repaired, endpapers partly split at inner margins, some short closed tears to fore-edge of text block. First edition, the preferred variant with Potter's signature to the cover illustration. This is one of the earliest appearances in print of a book illustration by Beatrix Potter, preceded only by A Happy Pair: she designed one of the three chromolithograph illustrations to the front cover, depicting a rabbit opening the door on a snowy morning to see a gift of a basket full of carrots and other vegetables. At this point Potter was regularly supplying card designs to Hildesheimer & Faulkner (the publishers of A Happy Pair). She had also sold a few of her drawings to Ernest Nister in 1892 and began producing illustrations for annuals and booklets for them. In July 1892, while staying in Scotland, Potter referred to one of these drawings for Nister in her journal: "'I was busy in the morning finishing a drawing of a Jackdaw for Nister & Co. for which, by the way, they have not paid.' The jackdaw in question was carrying a set of long-handled brushes and impersonating a sweep" (Linder, p. 175).

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      Milan: Luigi Micheli, 1893. Two volumes. [10],146,[4]; [4],147-263,[4] leaves. 263 photogravures. Printed on heavy stock. Thick, oblong quarto. Original stamped cloth with leather spines, gilt. Moderate wear to spine and corners. Small ink stamps on edges of text blocks, a few in text, not affecting images. Several leaves loose. Very good. Scarce work on Franciscan missions in the Holy Land. with 263 photogravures of places facing explanatory text. The first volume contains images of Judea and Galilee, while the second comprises illustrations of Syria, Cyprus, and Egypt. Illustrations include exterior scenes showing missions in their surroundings, town views, scenes of holy places, including the Stations of the Cross in Jerusalem, interiors of the churches, scenes in the missions including printing shops and a variety of manufacturing shops, and group shots of friars with their students. A superb collection of images.

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        Autograph letter signed.

      Médan, 31. VIII. 1893. - 8vo. 1 page. To a friend: „Si vous êtes encore à Paris, vous me feriez grand plaisir, en me venant voir, après-demain mercredi, à six heures, rue de Bruxelles. J’ai un renseignement à vous demander, et je vous prie de m’excuser de vous déranger ainsi [ ]"

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        The Strand Magazine - An Illustrated Monthly Volume VI July - December

      London: George Newnes, Ltd., 1893. First edition. Leather/Marbled Boards. Very Good. Very Good, solid, tight, 8vo hard binding without jacket. Clean and bright inside and out except for moderate foxing. First Edition (NAP). Leather spine and corners. Marbled boards, pages edges and end papers. Bumped corners, rubbed spine ends and boards' edges. Shelf. Illustrations and index. 724 pages. Features the following Sherlock Holmes short stories by Arthur Conan Doyle: "The Adventure of the Crooked Man", "The Adventure of the Resident Patient", "The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter", "The Adventure of the Naval Treaty", and "The Adventure of the Final Problem". Very nice.

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      Thomas Y. Crowell & Company, New York 1893 - First One-Volume Edition by Crowell. Octavo (21cm); emerald green cloth, with titling and peacock feather motif stamped in gilt and blue on spine and front cover; top edge gilt; engraved frontispiece and illustrated title page, with 16 plates of illustrations; vi, 342pp. Decorative gift bookplate (unfilled) of the Harriet Brown Hatton Memorial Circulating Library to front endpaper, with partial ownership label of Mr. Horace B. Hatton applied upside down to rear pastedown; base of spine gently nudged, else a tight, Fine copy, with the decorative elements bright and unrubbed. Handsome edition of Thackeray's well-loved satirical novel of early 19th-century British society. Basis for numerous film adaptations, most recently Mira Nair's 2004 film starring Reese Witherspoon.

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        Über den Psychischen Mechanismus Hysterischer Phänomene. Vorläufige Mitteilung (pp.4-10, 43-47).

      - Neurol. Zbl., 12/ 1+2. - Leipzig, Veit & Comp., 1. und 15. Januar 1893, 8°, 80 pp., feiner Pappband. Erstveröffentlichung einer weltbewegenden Entdeckung: Das Unterbewußte ist gefunden! Die Menschheit steht an einem "Point of Departure"; ihr ständiger Begleiter wird die Psychoanalyse sein.Erstveröffentlichung einer weltbewegenden Entdeckung: Das Unterbewußte ist gefunden! Die Menschheit steht an einem "Point of Departure"; ihr ständiger Begleiter wird die Psychoanalyse sein. - First Edition of the first published appearance of Freud's Theory of the unconscious, the basis for the free association technique which has dominated psychoanalysis. - Grinstein 10574; Andersson, Studies in the prehistory of psychoanalysis (1962), pp. 80-120; Norman F20. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Changing Pictures: A Book of Transformation Pictures.

      London: E. Nister,, [1893]. Quarto. Original green cloth-backed pictorial boards, title to front cover yellow, patterned endpapers. No dust jacket issued. With 6 working chromolothographic push-pull tabs. Tips and extremities a little worn, joints repaired with linen, endpapers renewed and push/pull tabs fully restored to working condition with Nister paper printed in facsimile. First edition. This issue without Potter's signature to the cover illustration.

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        The Trumpet Major

      Sampson Low, UK 1893 - New Edition 1893. Flat signed by the author to the top of the title page. Un-common signed. Book is very good and quite bright. Edges lightly rubbed. Name to endpaper. Book has slight lean. More images can be taken upon request. Ref7680 Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        North Country Sports and Pastimes. Wrestling and Wrestlers: biographical sketches of celebrated athletes of the Northern ring; to which is added Notes on Bull and Badger Baiting.

      8vo., in contemorary half red morocco by Fazakerley. lettered in gilt on spine, with original printed wrappers bound in. A little occasional browning, otherwise a very good copy. First edition. This scarce volume provides brief histories of different types of wrestling from around the world, not only from the British Isles but also from Japan, Turkey, Greece and India. This is followed by biographical chapters on various northern wrestlers. Thereafter are two chapters are on Bull Baiting and Badgers and Badger Baiting. Both of these sports had been outlawed in the United Kingdom as early as 1835, with the Cruelty to Animals Act. There is a reproduction of a Bewickesque woodcut of badger baiting on p.234. The final short chapter is an account by Thomas de Quincey of a "Midnight Chase of a bull by Professor Wilson".

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        A Voice from Ireland on the Home Rule Bill. Speeches Delivered and Resolutions and Petition Adopted at a Special General Synod of the Church of Ireland, Holden in Dublin on the 14th March, 1893.

      4to pamphlet. Duplicate original printed wrappers, stapled, preserved in a green-cloth flap-case with a leather label lettered in gilt; pp. 30; the outer wrapper is a little browned to the spine and the edges, with a few small stains to the edges, nonetheless very good. First edition. A pamphlet reporting the speeches made at the second General Synod of the Church of Ireland in protest to the second Home Rule Bill proposed by William Ewart Gladstone. This Synod was only the second of its kind to be held by the church, the first being when Gladstone first proposed the Bill in 1886. Unlike the first Bill, the second attempt was passed by the House of Commons only to be refused by the House of Lords, of which eighty-six of its members were affiliated with The Irish Union Alliance, founded in 1891 specifically to oppose Home Rule. "In calm, dignified, but at the same time, emphatic and resolute language, that protest [against the introduction of another Bill by Mr Gladstone] was conveyed. It was tersely and appropriately expressed yesterday in a series of resolutions, and appropriately expanded in the eloquent speeches in which they were proposed and supported by some of the most powerful intellects in the Church." These intellects included The Bishops of Derry, Cork and Limerick, the Earl of Belmore, the Archbishop of Dublin and the Provost of Trinity College.

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        The Tale of King Florus and the Fair Jehane. [Translated from the French by William Morris].

      16mo. ; choicely bound by E. Rau of St. Petersburg in full orange crushed morocco, lettered in gilt on spine, boards with a semi of stylized flowers within a single gilt and dog tooth panel, central initial of "W" on upper board and "M" on lower board, richly gilt inner dentelles over marbled endpapers; pp. [iv] 96 colophon; double-page woodcut border, text printed in black and red in the Chaucer type. A fine copy in slipcase. 350 copies were printed, with an additional 15 copies on vellum. Of the 360 copies 76 copies were purchased in sheets by J. and M.L. Tregaskis and sent to bookbinders throughout the world, the object being to mount an international exhibition of bookbinding. The 73 copies which were actually bound, and displayed at the exhibition in 1894, are now in the John Rylands Library, Manchester. The one example from Russia in the exhibition was bound by E. Rau of St Petersburg and this copy is similar in design to the copy submitted for the exhibition and now in the Rylands Collection. The bindings both have a pattern of flowers across the boards although the tools used are of different sizes and frequency. The Tregaskis copy repeats the flower pattern on the spine but on this copy the gilt work on the spine is in panels. William Morris's initials are reversed on the two copies. The Tregaskis copy has "M" on the upper board and "W" on the lower; this copy has "W" on the upper board and "M" on the lower. As the Tregaskis copy was to be exhibited with the boards facing out the initials would therefore have read "W" "M". This is possibly a trial copy that Rau chose not to send as his exhibition piece but it seems more likely that it was a second copy commissioned by a collector who saw the Tregaskis copy in the exhibition or the exhibition catalogue. This supposition is supported by the provenance of the book. This copy has the bookplate of Frank Howell on the front paste-down and of American collector Charles Walker Andrews on the front free endpaper. Loosely inserted is a typed letter from J. & M.L. Tregaskis to Frank Howell advertising the upcoming catalogue of the bindings in the exhibition. Howell, we presume, liked Rau's binding and commissioned him to bind up another copy in similar style. As this second copy was not commissioned as an exhibition piece, Rau reversed the initials on the boards to a more logical "W" on the upper board and "M" on the lower.

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        The Poems ... Printed after the Original Copies of Venus and Adonis, 1593. The Rape of Lucrece, 1594. Sonnets, 1609. The Lover's Complaint. [Edited by F.S. Ellis].

      8vo. Original limp vellum, spine lettered in gilt, edges uncut, with the original ties (one repaired); pp. [vi] 216 colophon; printed in red and black in the Golden type, woodcut borders and initials; slight offsetting from ties onto endpapers, otherwise a very nice, clean copy, preserved in a specially made buckram folder and slipcase, spine lettered in gilt. Limited to 500 copies. There were also 10 copies on vellum.

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        A Round of the Links: Views of the Golf Greens of Scotland. Etched by George Aikman, A.R.S.A. from water colour drawings by John Smart, R.S.A.

      [? Edinburgh:] Privately printed, 1893 - Oblong folio. Original brown cloth, gilt lettered on the front cover, gilt stamp of a golfer placing his ball, brown coated endpapers. Binding a little used and stained, inner hinges strengthened with linen, Dunbar plate slightly stained in margin, captioned guard to Musselburgh torn and soiled, other guards a little creased. Title page printed in red & black, 20 handcoloured etched plates printed on Japanese velleum by George Aikman after John Smart (with captioned thin paper guards), uncoloured vignettes within the platemark. First and limited edition, scarce, limitation not stated but the edition would have been small, this copy numbered 30 and signed by John Smart at the foot of the dedication page. Copac locates only two copies in British and Irish institutional libraries (BL, Scotland), OCLC records only the copy at the LA84 Foundation; there have been two reproduction editions issued (1980 and 1986). A presentation label on the front cover bears a monogram (?ELS) and states that this copy was presented by a "Mrs Robt Ramsay". Both John Smart (1838-1899) and George Aikman (1830-1905) were natives of Edinburgh and both keen golfers. Twenty greens are depicted here: Dunbar, North Berwick, Gullane, Luffness, Musselburgh, Leith, Leven, Elie, St Andrews, Carnoustie, Montrose, Aberdeen, Perth, Stirling, Bruntsfield, Lanark, Glasgow, Machrihanish, Prestwick, and Troon. One of the most sought after golf books of the period. Donovan & Murdoch, The Game of Golf, 520. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Volume II: Australian Lepidoptera and their Transformations.Drawn from the life by Harriet and Helena Scott; with descriptions, general and systematic, by A.W. Scott

      Sydney: Australian Museum 1890 -, 1893. Letterpress title page browned and some moderate offsetting of the plates (both as usual), some of the wrappers a little chipped; very good overall.. Folio, 36pp. letterpress with eleven handcoloured lithographic plates (numbered 10 to 21 in series); bound in later half crushed navy morocco with marbled boards and gilt spine lettering, with the original tinted pale green decorated wrappers for each of the four sections bound in. A beautiful Australian natural history production, now increasingly scarce on the market as a complete publication. Originally published in two parts some years apart, this bound volume comprises the entirety of Volume II, with plates 10 to 21 in the series and accompanying letterpress. The desirable original illustrated wrappers for each of the four parts comprising Volume II have been retained - they depict the bridge and landing at Ash Island on the Hunter River, the family beloved home of the sisters Harriet and Helena Scott.Alexander Scott published the first volume of Australian Lepidoptera in London in 1864. It contains nine plates after original drawings by his daughters Harriet and Helena, and was issued in an edition of 100 copies only (of which 25 were sold in Australia). The first edition of the first volume is now a rare book and not forthcoming on the market.Some years after the decease of Alexander in 1883, Harriet and Helena instigated the completion of their father's cherished project, and the remaining parts were published by the Australian Museum in Sydney between 1890-1893. The second volume contains plates numbered 10 to 21; attractively Harriet and Helena prepared the lithographic stones which were then printed in Sydney. Some years previously, the sisters received printmaking knowledge from a Hunter Valley neighbour, Samuel Thomas Gill, a skilled artist renowned for his lithographs of goldfields scenes. The plates for Australian Lepidoptera were then sent to be handcoloured in England, using original artworks by the sisters as a guide.It has been the unfortunate fate of many sets to be dispersed with the prints individually framed, and the letterpress by Alexander Scott discarded; complete examples of Volume II with all the parts intact are scarce.

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        Nous. Vous. Eux.

      La Vie Parisienne, Paris 1893 - Un volume grand in-4 (35 cm x 27,5 cm). 50 planches. Eux (8 planches), Les Claquedentistes (6 planches), Les Mamans (8 planches), La vie de château - Les invités (8 planches), Ce qu'on leur dit (2 planches), Ce qu'il disent (2 planches), Aux courses (1 planche), Sur la pelouse (1 planche), Au bois (1 planche), Départ pour le bal (1 planche), Chez le ministre (1 planche), Chez les snobs (1 planche), Chez les d'Aurec (1 planche), A l'Opera (3 planches), Une leçon (1 planche), Les satisfaits (1 planche), Les temps difficiles (1 planche), Les gas de l'ouest (1 planche), Les dernières cartouches (2 planches). Un des 50 exemplaires numérotés sur papier japon et signé par l'auteur. 1/2 percaline à coins. Couvertures conservées. Exemplaire en bel état. Pour accéder à la totalité de notre offre, consultez notre site et notre blog Paris-Libris. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Syzygies and Lanrick. A Word Puzzle and a Game for Two Players


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      Calmann Lévy, Paris 1893 - Un volume in-12 , demi maroquin bleu nuit à coins, tête dorée  ; auteur, titre et date dorés au dos, entre-nerfs ornés de vases de fleurs dorés  ; non rogné, témoins conservés, couvertures conservées. Reliure de l'époque signée de Victor Champs. [4], 269 pages, [2]. Recueil de nouvelles en partie originales comprenant  : Carmen Sylva (parue en pré-originale dans le Figaro en 1888), Une exilée (parue la même année chez la Société des Amis des Livres), Constantinople en 1890, Charmeurs de serpents, Un page oubliée de Madame Chrysanthème et Femmes japonaises. Loti qui venait d'entrer à l'académie française était alors au sommet de sa gloire et faisait aussi paraître la même année Matelot.Magnifique exemplaire, l'un des 75 sur Hollande, remarquablement relié. // One volume, 8vo, half dark blue morocco, top edge gilt, gilt ornate and gilt-lettered spine, untrimmed. Binding of the time signed by Victor Champs. [4], 269 pages, [2]. Collection of 6 short stories including 4 in first edition by Pierre Loti (1850-1923) a French novelist and naval officer mostly renown for his novels on Turkey, China, Japan or on Pacific and Atlantic oceans. One on the 75 deluxe copies printed on Holland laid paper. A gorgeous copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Riviere, Henri. - "Die Welle".

      - Historische Künstlergrafik. Farblithografie, um 1893. Von Henri Riviere. 29,0 x 46,0 cm (Darstellung) / 35,8 x 51,0 cm (Blatt). Rechts unterhalb der Darstellung von Hand signiert "Henri Riviere". Mittig ein unlesbarer Stempel. Ferner in Bleistift bezeichnet "L' Estempe originale 1893, Henri Riviere Lithographie". - Seltene grafische Arbeit des fränzösischen Künstlers im Zeitgeist des Japonismus, welcher damals große Beliebtheit erlangte. Schöner Druck in mehreren Farben auf beigem Velinpapier. Künstlerisch anspruchsvolle Arbeit. - Unauffällige Randrisse fachmännisch restauriert. Diverse leichte Lagerspuren. Im linken Rand kleine Fehlstelle. Insgesamt ordentlicher Zustand. Henri Riviere (1864 Paris - 1951 Sucy-en-Brie). Französischer Regisseur, Maler und Grafiker. Wurde für seine hochwertigen Grafiken über die Landesgrenzen hinaus bekannt. Freund von Paul Signac, der ihn auch ausbildete. Werke sind in mehreren Museen aufbewahrt. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        New Map of Tokyo with 1,300 Cho References. By H. M. Tokyo, H. M. & Co., 1893.

      - "First Edition. 8vo, folded 16.5x10.5cm, unfolded 83x66cm, red cloth covers, linen backed map, lightly colored, with inset of Tsukiji Foreign Settlement [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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