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        AESCHYLI FABULAE CUM LECTIONIBUS ET SCHOLIIS CODICIS MEDICEI ET IN AGAMEMNONEM CODICIS FLORENTINI AB HIERONYMO VITELLI DENUO COLLATIS EDIDIT N.WECKLEIN PARTIS II AUCTARIUM APPENDIX PROPAGATA

      BEROLINI: S.CALVARY EIUSQUE SOCIUM, 1893. BROSSURA. BUONO. 15 22. USATO

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        THE WRITINGS OF HENRY DAVID THOREAU. 11 VOLUMES

      Houghton-Mifflin, New York 1893 - Set of 11 small octavos in dark green hardcovers with gold letters on spine; VG; moderate soiling and shelf wear; strong binding; age-sunned paper clean; text clean; app. 400 pages each volume; contains bibliographical introductions and full indexes; shelved above nature section; please contact us for shipping costs. Dupont.

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        GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE: A LECTURE FOR THE ARTS AND CRAFTS EXHIBITION SOCIETY

      Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1893. ONE OF 1,500 COPIES on paper (and 45 on vellum.). This little book was our private press' least private work. It was printed in public as a "moving exhibit" during the 1893 Arts and Crafts Exhibition held in the New Gallery, becoming one of the exposition's most popular attractions. The text was taken from Morris' lecture before the Crafts Exhibition Society in 1889. According to Sparling, this is the first appearance of the four-line initials used here and the first book Morris printed in the sextodecimo format. Our copy has "Eyk" for "Eyck" on page 45, apparently indicating the first state of the text. A descendant of one of Manhattan's oldest families, former owner J. Harsen Purdy was a member of the Grolier Club for 32 years.. 146 x 108 mm. (5 3/4 x 4 1/4"). 1 p.l., 68 pp. ONE OF 1,500 COPIES on paper (and 45 on vellum.). Original holland-backed blue paper boards. Woodcut initials and small woodcut decorations in the text. Headlines and sidenotes printed in red. Front pastedown with bookplate of J. Harsen Purdy. Peterson A-18; Sparling 18; Forman 146; Tomkinson, p. 112. AN EXTREMELY FINE COPY, the binding remarkably clean, and the text showing no signs of use.This little book was our private press' least private work. It was printed in public as a "moving exhibit" during the 1893 Arts and Crafts Exhibition held in the New Gallery, becoming one of the exposition's most popular attractions. The text was taken from Morris' lecture before the Crafts Exhibition Society in 1889. According to Sparling, this is the first appearance of the four-line initials used here and the first book Morris printed in the sextodecimo format. Our copy has "Eyk" for "Eyck" on page 45, apparently indicating the first state of the text. A descendant of one of Manhattan's oldest families, former owner J. Harsen Purdy was a member of the Grolier Club for 32 years.

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        East and West: The Discovery of America and Other Poems

      Thomas Y Crowell and Company, New York 1893 - First edition of the author's first book. x, 214 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Fenollosa's scarce first book, a poetic treatment of what he saw as the coming "synthesis of two continental civilizations ? At the end of a great cycle the two halves of the world come together for the final creation of man". Publisher's cream cloth, gilt, gilt floral endsheets, t.e.g. Binding soiled, head of spine frayed, previous owner's inscription on front free endpaper (some offsetting to top of title page). Very good minus First edition of the author's first book. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        THE POEMS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

      Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1893. ONE OF 500 COPIES on paper (and 10 on vellum). Called by Peterson "probably the most popular volume ever issued by the Press," this edition of Shakespeare's poems continues to be among the most aggressively sought after items from Kelmscott. It was printed using the original Elizabethan spelling, and the editor here, Frederick S. Ellis, says that "being able to study these poems in the language in which they were written ought . . . to add materially to the pleasure of the reader." Although Morris had planned to print the complete works of Shakespeare, he died before the project could be undertaken, and "Poems" is the only work of the Bard to be published by Kelmscott. Our earlier owner, John Quinn (1870-1924) was a celebrated New York attorney who defended James Joyce's "Ulysses" against charges of obscenity (he also purchased the manuscript, now in the Rosenbach Collection). He was an important collector and patron of post-impressionist art and modernist writers.. 210 x 146 mm. (8 1/4 x 5 3/4"). 3 p.l., 216 pp., [1] leaf (colophon).Edited by F. S. Ellis. ONE OF 500 COPIES on paper (and 10 on vellum). Original limp vellum, silk ties, gilt titling on spine, a handful of gatherings UNOPENED (one tie expertly mended). Decorative woodcut initials, device in colophon, one page with corner border, and three pages with elaborate full woodcut borders. Front pastedown with wood-engraved bookplate of John Quinn. Peterson A-11; Sparling 11; Tomkinson, p. 110. Lower cover with a hint of wrinkling, two leaves with short marginal tear from rough opening, the text not as bright as in some copies, but still a very pleasing example, the binding with only a slight hint of the usual soiling, and the text entirely clean and fresh. Called by Peterson "probably the most popular volume ever issued by the Press," this edition of Shakespeare's poems continues to be among the most aggressively sought after items from Kelmscott. It was printed using the original Elizabethan spelling, and the editor here, Frederick S. Ellis, says that "being able to study these poems in the language in which they were written ought . . . to add materially to the pleasure of the reader." Although Morris had planned to print the complete works of Shakespeare, he died before the project could be undertaken, and "Poems" is the only work of the Bard to be published by Kelmscott. Our earlier owner, John Quinn (1870-1924) was a celebrated New York attorney who defended James Joyce's "Ulysses" against charges of obscenity (he also purchased the manuscript, now in the Rosenbach Collection). He was an important collector and patron of post-impressionist art and modernist writers.

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        MAUD

      Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1893. ONE OF 500 COPIES ON PAPER (and five printed on vellum, not for sale). This is an outstanding copy of a particularly haunting work, in an especially lovely edition. A poem of some 1,300 lines, "Maud" originally appeared, with other verse, in 1855 in the first volume of poetry Tennyson published as Poet Laureate. The germ of the poem was a lyric entitled "Oh! That 'twere Possible," composed more than 20 years earlier, in 1833-34, soon after the devastating passing of the poet's close friend Arthur Hallam. Extremely emotional, the poem deals with the hopeless yearning to make contact with the dead. With some alterations and additions, "Possible" became lines 141-238 in the second section of "Maud." Sparling notes that the borders here were designed specifically for this book (though they were used once more later on), and he calls the woodcut title page, the first such for a Kelmscott octavo, "one of Morris' loveliest." Although Kelmscott books can still be found in very fine condition, the present copy is simply sparkling, and a cut above even one's most sanguine expectations.. 210 x 146 mm. (8 1/4 x 5 3/4"). 2 p.l., 69, [1] pp. ONE OF 500 COPIES ON PAPER (and five printed on vellum, not for sale). Original limp vellum, original blue-green silk ties, flat spine with titling in gilt, partially UNOPENED. (Publisher's slipcase not present.) Initial opening with elaborate woodcut title page and border around first page of text, large woodcut initials with decorative marginal extensions, printer's device at the end. Peterson A-17; Sparling 17; Tomkinson, p. 112. A VIRTUALLY PRISTINE COPY, the binding extraordinarily clean, and internally faultless. This is an outstanding copy of a particularly haunting work, in an especially lovely edition. A poem of some 1,300 lines, "Maud" originally appeared, with other verse, in 1855 in the first volume of poetry Tennyson published as Poet Laureate. The germ of the poem was a lyric entitled "Oh! That 'twere Possible," composed more than 20 years earlier, in 1833-34, soon after the devastating passing of the poet's close friend Arthur Hallam. Extremely emotional, the poem deals with the hopeless yearning to make contact with the dead. With some alterations and additions, "Possible" became lines 141-238 in the second section of "Maud." Sparling notes that the borders here were designed specifically for this book (though they were used once more later on), and he calls the woodcut title page, the first such for a Kelmscott octavo, "one of Morris' loveliest." Although Kelmscott books can still be found in very fine condition, the present copy is simply sparkling, and a cut above even one's most sanguine expectations.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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        Salomé. Drame en un acte

      Paris: Librairire de l'Art Independant. Elkins Mathews et John Lane, 1893. First edition. 84, [2] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original purple wrappers, lettered in silver. Upper wrapper missing, spine faded, otherwise a very well-preserved copy, in a quarter green morocco slipcase with wrap-around chemise. Morocco ex-libris of Marie L. Herrman on inner chemise. First edition. 84, [2] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Mason 349

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        THE WORKS OF GEOFFREY CHAUCER. Original proof printing of the first bifolium from the Kelmscott printing of Chaucer's works.

      Hammersmith: Printed by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, circa 1893. KELMSCOTT BIFOLIUM circa 1893 (i.e. pair of conjugate leaves). Proof sheet of the opening page from the KELMSCOTT CHAUCER, bifolium pages approximately 415 x 285 mm, 16¼ x 11¼ inches, [1]-2 and [15]-[16] comprising 2 illustrated pages and 2 text pages, printed in Chaucer type with side-notes in red, 2 wood-engraved illustrations designed by Edward Burne-Jones, wood-engraved borders and one very large initial plus 5 large and 7 smaller initials by William Morris, folio Proof of one of the most famous pages in printing history, with variations in the typesetting from the final version. A shallow crease due to folding the sheets to house in a another Kelmscott book, a little pale foxing, mostly to margins, edges slightly dusty, otherwise very good condition (see attached images). See: William S. Peterson, A Bibliography of The Kelmscott Press, A40, pages 101-115. One of only a few copies printed which were subsequently given to Morris's friends. The first column of text contains 7 lines; in the published version the seventh line appears at the head of the second column and the final line "The chambres and the stables weren wyde" has been moved to the following page. The first illustration depicts Chaucer in a garden holding a book and pen, Morris himself drew the plants in the garden. The second illustration is from 'The Knight's Tale'. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE: A LECTURE FOR THE ARTS AND CRAFTS EXHIBITION SOCIETY

      Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1893. ONE OF 1,500 COPIES on paper (and 45 on vellum.). This little book was our private press' least private work. It was printed in public as a "moving exhibit" during the 1893 Arts and Crafts Exhibition held in the New Gallery, becoming one of the exposition's most popular attractions. The text was taken from Morris' lecture before the Crafts Exhibition Society in 1889. According to Sparling, this is the first appearance of the four-line initials used here and the first book Morris printed in the sextodecimo format. Our copy has "Eyk" for "Eyck" on page 45, apparently indicating the first state of the text. A descendant of one of Manhattan's oldest families, former owner J. Harsen Purdy was a member of the Grolier Club for 32 years.. 146 x 108 mm. (5 3/4 x 4 1/4"). 1 p.l., 68 pp. ONE OF 1,500 COPIES on paper (and 45 on vellum.). Original holland-backed blue paper boards. Woodcut initials and small woodcut decorations in the text. Headlines and sidenotes printed in red. Front pastedown with bookplate of J. Harsen Purdy. Peterson A-18; Sparling 18; Forman 146; Tomkinson, p. 112. AN EXTREMELY FINE COPY, the binding remarkably clean, and the text showing no signs of use. This little book was our private press' least private work. It was printed in public as a "moving exhibit" during the 1893 Arts and Crafts Exhibition held in the New Gallery, becoming one of the exposition's most popular attractions. The text was taken from Morris' lecture before the Crafts Exhibition Society in 1889. According to Sparling, this is the first appearance of the four-line initials used here and the first book Morris printed in the sextodecimo format. Our copy has "Eyk" for "Eyck" on page 45, apparently indicating the first state of the text. A descendant of one of Manhattan's oldest families, former owner J. Harsen Purdy was a member of the Grolier Club for 32 years.

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        Trip to the Moon

      New York: F. M. Lupton, 1893 - A Trip to the Moon signed by Neil Armstrong. 58 pp. Original wrappers. Several leaves stained, some wear. Printed on pulp paper. No. 36 of The Arm Chair Library, a ten cent weekly. Half morocco case. Signed by Neil Armstrong, first man to walk on the moon. This classic of science fiction, turned into scientific fact by Armstrong and the Apollo 11 mission, was first published as De la Terre à la Lune in 1865. Verne’s reputation as the inventor of the science fiction novel rests primarily on From the Earth to the Moon. Verne’s novel, set in post-Civil War America, presents the tale of the development and financing of a grand scheme to launch a manned vehicle to go to the Moon. The book was eerily accurate in its predictions concerning the feat. Verne described a three-man crew launched from Florida in a cylindro-conical vehicle called the Columbiad (Apollo 11’s was the Columbia). Like Apollo 11, the vehicle used retrorockets, the men experienced weightlessness, and they returned from the Moon and ultimately splashed down in the Pacific. During his return from the Moon, Neil Armstrong spoke to the people of Earth, stating in part, “A hundred years ago, Jules Verne wrote a book about a voyage to the Moon. His spaceship, Columbia, took off from Florida and landed in the Pacific Ocean after completing a trip to the Moon. It seems appropriate to us to share with you some of the reflections of the crew as the modern-day Columbia completes its rendezvous with the planet Earth and the same Pacific Ocean tomorrow ” Verne underscored his emphasis on science when he compared his work with that of H. G. Wells: “I do not see the possibility of comparison between his work and mine. We do not proceed in the same manner. It occurs to me that his stories do not repose on a very scientific basis. I make use of physics. He invents. I go to the moon in a cannon-ball, discharged from a cannon. Here there is no invention. He goes to Mars in an airship, which he constructs of a metal which does not obey the law of gravitation. Ça c’est très joli but show me this metal. Let him produce it.” “I’m sure we would not have had men on the Moon if it had not been for Wells and Verne” (Arthur C. Clarke). “[Verne’s] first books, the shortest, Around the World and From the Earth to the Moon, are still the best in my view. Over the last forty years, they have had an influence unequalled by any other books on the children of this and every country in Europe” (Leon Blum, 1905). A wonderful association item linking the giants of literary and real space travel. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        The Studio. Volumes 1-48.

      London: The Studio. 1893-1910.(). A complete run of the first 17 years, with 100 original graphic works. The preeminent art journal of the Arts and Crafts movement. All volumes with original graphics are present including the five lithographs by Whistler. The Studio commissioned original graphic works for inclusion in its periodical magazine (as opposed to the Special Numbers).The artists include Whistler (5 original lithographs), Pennell, Nicholson, Brangwyn, and Riviére, among others. 20.5 x 28.5 cm. Original cloth. Some front covers dampstained. A list of all the prints is available.

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        Letters to Donna Cope.

      [Various locations], 1893 to 1923.(). Letters to Donna Cope. Daughter of Morton Cope ("Dixie"), and Allie (Moulton) Cope. 274 pieces.Majority of letters from father Morton Cope and mother Allie. (For more details, please contact us by email.)

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        The Music and Musical Instruments of Japan

      B.T. Batsford, London 1893 - 4to, orig. binding, 1/4 maroon cloth over tan bds with gold rules, gold titles on spine and fb still quite bright, teg, very light soil to spine and bds, mild bumping and wear to corners, hinges tight; rare light marginal finger smudge, else bright and clean internally; frontis with clean intact tissue, 16 full pg, plates and many full pg. and in-text illus; pp.xviii,230 incl. notes and index; no dj as issued. A scholarly and very well illustrated work. Quite scarce in any edition, and especially in such a nice first edition in original binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Photography] Practical Lawn-Tennis

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1893. Scarce First Edition of one of the first tennis books to show action photographs illustrating various racket strokes. Small 8vo: xvi,168,[6 adverisements]pp, with 25 full-page photographic plates, 6 tables and 4 text figures. Publisher's navy blue decorative cloth, upper cover with crossed-tennis rackets device in red and gilt, spine stamped in gilt. Fine: binding square and tight, pages clean and crisp, with only minor faults (light edge wear, three passages of several lines each noted in margin with straight vertical line in pencil). An exemplary example. Dwight James is considered the "Founding Father of American Tennis" and served as President of the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association for twenty-one years. He won the first recorded tennis tournament in the United States (and probably in the world), in 1876, in Nahant, Mass. Practical Lawn Tennis is his second book, in which he changed some of his earlier views on technique, treating Lawn Tennis as its own game. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. Fine.

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        Short stalks: or hunting camps in north, south, east , and west. [WITH] Short stalks. Second series. Comprising trips in Somaliland, Sinai, the eastern desert of Egypt, Crete, the Carpathian Mountains, and Daghestan.

      Stanford London & 1898 1893 - Second edition of first work, first edition of second, 2 volumes, 8vo., xiii, 405; xi, 226pp., first work with 15 plates and numerous illustrations; second work with frontispiece, 88 plates, 2 folding maps, modern half calf gilt. "Wonderfull illustrated book" (Czech). Czech p29. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        HISTORY OF THE EXPEDITION UNDER THE COMMAND OF LEWIS AND CLARK, TO THE SOURCES OF THE MISSOURI RIVER, THENCE ACROSS THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS AND DOWN THE COLUMBIA RIVER TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN, PERFORMED DURING THE YEARS 1804-5-6, BY ORDER OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES. (THREE VOLUMES); A New Edition. Faithfully reprinted from the only authorized edition of 1814, with copious critical commentary, prepared upon examination of unpublished official archives and many other sources of information including a diligent study of the Original Manuscript and Journals and Field Notebooks of the Explorers

      New York: Francis P. Harper, 1893. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Plus. Limited to 1,000 copies with this numbered 277. 3 volumes. Note: lacks the atlas [volume IV], so no maps present. Volume I: Engraved frontis portrait of Lewis, 2 facsimile letters. Volume II: engraved frontis portrait of Clark. Volume III includes appendices and Remarks and Reflections. Total of 1298 pages. Green cloth with spine tites in gilt. Covers bright, Usual slight bumps to bottom of spines from shelving and also slight bumping to corners as usual. Previous owner's name to front pastedown of two volumes and front endpaper of Volume I. Small hole to endpaper of Volume I where label was removed, and minor abrasion to front pastedown of other two volumes where label was removed. Interiors clean and bright.

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        Travel and adventure in South-East Africa, being the narrative of the last eleven years spent by the author on the Zambesi and its tributaries; with an account of the colonisation of Mashunaland and the progress of the gold industry in that country.

      London Rowland Ward 1893 - First edition. 8vo., xviii, 503pp., 4 pages ads at end, frontispiece, 21 plates, folding coloured map, text illustrations, contemporary red half morocco gilt by Morrell, a fine copy. Classic big-game book detailing hunting lion, leopard, rhinoceros, and elephant near the Zambesi, in Matabeleland, and Mashonaland. Czech p145. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE WORKS OF GEOFFREY CHAUCER. Original proof printing of the first bifolium from the Kelmscott printing of Chaucer's works.

      Hammersmith: Printed by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, circa 1893. KELMSCOTT BIFOLIUM circa 1893 (i.e. pair of conjugate leaves). Proof sheet of the opening page from the KELMSCOTT CHAUCER, bifolium pages approximately 415 x 285 mm, 16¼ x 11¼ inches, [1]-2 and [15]-[16] comprising 2 illustrated pages and 2 text pages, printed in Chaucer type with side-notes in red, 2 wood-engraved illustrations designed by Edward Burne-Jones, wood-engraved borders and one very large initial plus 5 large and 7 smaller initials by William Morris, folio Proof of one of the most famous pages in printing history, with variations in the typesetting from the final version. A shallow crease due to folding the sheets to house in a another Kelmscott book, a little pale foxing, mostly to margins, edges slightly dusty, otherwise very good condition (see attached images). See: William S. Peterson, A Bibliography of The Kelmscott Press, A40, pages 101-115. One of only a few copies printed which were subsequently given to Morris's friends. The first column of text contains 7 lines; in the published version the seventh line appears at the head of the second column and the final line "The chambres and the stables weren wyde" has been moved to the following page. The first illustration depicts Chaucer in a garden holding a book and pen, Morris himself drew the plants in the garden. The second illustration is from 'The Knight's Tale'. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Behind The Scenes; Or Nine Years At The Four Courts Of Saint Louis

      St. Louis: A. R. Fleming & Company, 1893. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. This 1893 account is considered to be the first published work by a policewoman in America..

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        The Works.

      New York: D. Appleton and Company,, 1893–4. [Method and Results; Darwiniana; Science and Education; Science and Hebrew Tradition; Science and Christian Tradition; Hume; Man's Place in Nature; Discourses; Evolution and Ethics.] 9 volumes, octavo (210 x 140 mm). Contemporary blue half morocco, spines lettered and decorated in gilt in compartments, marbled paper sides and endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Title pages printed in orange and black. Frontispieces with captioned tissue-guards. Minor rubbing to extremities, an excellent set. Limited "Author's" edition, number 308 of 1,000 sets of the collected works of the British biologist and science educationalist Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–1895). This copy with an autograph letter from Huxley laid-in, dated 27 September 1869, to William Houghton (1828–1895), author of British Fresh-water Fishes. The note thanks Houghton on behalf of Huxley and his children for the gift of a book, presumably Houghton's Country Walks of a Naturalist with His Children which was released in that year. The letter paper is headed with Huxley's usual blind-stamp of the Geographical Survey of England and Wales. Throughout his life Huxley had published over 400 essays, papers, letters, reviews, and books and from 1893 to 1894 republished his best articles in nine volumes. "For the fast wit, famous irony, suave hectoring, and commonsense cleverness in these essays, Huxley was declared 'perhaps the greatest virtuoso of plain English who has ever lived' (Fawcett, 208). With their reinterpretation of duty, belief, and morality in a secularizing, industrializing culture, they provide a partisan insight into the Victorian move to a naturalistic world-view" (ODNB).

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        A Brief History of Panics and their periodical Occurrence in the United States. New York, Putnam

      1893 - First Edition in English. 8vo, [4], 150pp, publisher's brown cloth, library label and pocket to front and rear pastedowns [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Chevaleries sentimentales. Frontispice d` Odilon Redon.

      Paris, Librairie de l`art independant, 1893 - 5 Bll., 173 S. 1 Original-Lithographie von Odilon Redon. Nr. 190 von 275 (Gesamtaufl. 300) Exemplaren. - Erste Ausgabe dieser Gedichte von Andre-Ferdinand Herold (1865 - 1940) mit einer Original-Lithographie von Odilon Redon als Frontispiz. Die Gedichte von Herold sind das Ergebnis seiner Reise mit Pierre Louys zu den Richard Wagner Festspielen nach Bayreuth. Die im Stein monogrammierte Original-Lithographie von Odilon Redon typisch für dessen von den literarischen Symbolisten beeinflusste dunkle Phase. - Unbeschnitten. Papierbedingt gebräunt. Einige Bll. etw. gelockert. *** /// *** Copyright: Matthaeus Truppe - Stubenberggasse 7 - A-8010 Graz - +43 316 829552 *** /// *** Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 500 8°. OKart. (etw. gebräunt und bestoßen, Rücken mit kl. Randeinrissen). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        A Standard Dictionary of the English Language : Upon Original Plans, Designed to Give, in Complete and Accurate Statement, in the Light of the Most Recent Advances in Knowledge...the Meaning, Orthography, Pronunciation, and Etymology of All the Words...In two volumes

      New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company 1893-1895. In 2 volumes complete. xx, 1060; 1061-2318 pp. Publisher's original full brown morocco with blind and gilt-stamped designs to front & rear boards. Raised bands to spines with gilt decoration & lettering. Marbled edges and endpapers. Thumb-index tabs to fore-edge. Some wear to spine ends and extremities. Internally very clean. No ownership marks. Colour plates. Numerous in-text illustrations. Bindings firm. . Very Good. Full Leather. First Edition. 1893. 4to..

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        THE NIAGARA BOOK

      Buffalo: Underhill & Nichols(1893). First Edition, Publisher's decorated green cloth stamped in brown and silver. SIGNED by the book's most famous contributor "Truly yours, Mark Twain" on the first blank. BAL 3437: Fourth Printing. Contains the first appearance of Twain's "Extracts from Adam's Diary, Translated from the Original MS," on pages [93]-109. This copy also has an AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED from each of three of the other contributors--David Day, Edward Martin, and Peter Porter--laid in. Also laid in is an old catalogue description from Charles Sessler, Bookseller. The endpapers and preliminaries, including the front blank with Twain's signature, have been strengthened with Japanese tissue paper in the gutters., Hardcover, Spine a little darkened but a bright copy. Near Fine

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        Unter dem Stern. Tusche und Deckweiß auf Transparentpapier. Unten rechts signiert. Auf Pappe montiert und gerahmt.

      Der ungarische Künstler Sándor Bortnyik (1893 - 1976) war einer der bekanntesten Vertreter der Künstlergruppe ?MA?. In seinen vom deutschen Expressionismus und französischen Kubismus geprägten Arbeiten unterstützte der Avantgarde-Künstler auch die Kommunistische Partei (Kommunisták Magyarországi Pártja). Nach der Niederschlagung der ungarischen Räterepublik im August 1919 emigrierte Bortnyik mit Kassák und anderen ?MA?-Künstlern nach Wien. Anfang der 20er Jahre stellte Bortnyik in der Berliner Galerie ?Der Sturm? aus und wohnte einige Jahre in Weimar, wo er enge Verbindungen zum Bauhaus hat. 1928 gründet der inzwischen nach Budapest zurückgekehrte Bortnyik die Schule für Werbegrafik ?Mühely?, auch ?Das kleine Bauhaus? genannt. Guter Zustand.

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        LE MORTE D'ARTHUR [FOUR VOLUMES]

      London: J.M. Dent, 1893. First edition. Octavo, 990 pp. Hardcover without jacket as issued. First edition, rebound as four volumes (originally published as two) in quarter-bound red leather and marbled paper. Head edges gilt; spine red leather with elaborate gilt decoration and five raised bands. Original cream and gilt cloth covers and spines bound in at front and rear of volumes 1, 2, and 4. Bumping and shelf-wear. Sunning and chipping to spines. Age-toning to boards. Previous owner's bookplate on front paste-down end papers of all volumes. Marbled end papers have mild age toning to margins; faint toning to margins of text and offsetting where ribbon bookmarks had been. Hinges starting. Good copy only. This edition of Le Morte D'Arthur is limited to 1500 ordinary copies and 300 copies on Dutch Hand Made paper. This copy is the former. Includes many original designs by Aubrey Beardsley.Shelve:CASE #3Spines are dark red with gilt text and decoration. Dupont.

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        Falstaff Commedia lirica in tre atti di Arrigo Boito... Prima rappresentazione: Milano, Teatro alla Scala, 9 Febbraio 1893 Edizione da Bibliofili Riduzione per Canto e Pianoforte di Carlo Carignani. [Piano-vocal score]

      Milano: Tito di Gio. Ricordi e Francesco Lucca di G. Ricordi & C. [PN 96000], 1893. Deluxe Limited Edition of the first version of the opera, this no. 17 of 100. Very scarce. Hopkinson 64A(b). Falstaff, to a libretto by Arrigo Boito after William Shakespeare's plays The Merry Wives of Windsor and King Henry IV, was first performed in Milan at the Teatro alla Scala on February 9, 1893. "Perhaps the most immediately obvious level of difference between Falstaff and all Verdi's previous operas lies in the music's tendency to respond in unprecedented detail to the verbal element of the drama. In much of the score, but especially in the great duets and monologues, the listener is bombarded by a stunning diversity of rhythms, orchestral textures, melodic motifs and harmonic devices. Passages that in earlier times would have furnished material for an entire number here crowd in on each other, shouldering themselves unceremoniously to the fore in bewildering succession... These new aspects, possible only through the medium of comedy, served to stimulate Verdi's creative imagination to new levels of fecundity. In the midst of an increasingly fragmented aesthetic world, he was able to follow the whim of the moment, to gaze back serenely on past achievements and, as he said so many times in letters to Boito, simply to enjoy himself. Few would deny how richly Verdi deserved this final triumph, or how heartening a message Falstaff offers. The opera leaves us with a musical image that exactly reflects those famous photographs of Verdi in his last years: an old man, in black hat, with eyes that have lived through a lifetime of struggle, smiling out wisely at the world." Roger Parker in Grove Music Online.. Folio. Publisher's original full mid-brown calf with decorative titling gilt to upper, publisher's device gilt to lower, raised bands on spine in decorative compartments gilt, titling gilt, patterned endpapers. 1f. (frontispiece with full-length portrait from an original photograph by Avv. U. Campanari and facsimile signature of the composer, verso blank), 1f. (recto decorative title printed in blue, red, and gold, verso limitation statement and printed name of the recipient, the Marchese Filippo Ferrajoli, within decorative red border), 1f. (recto title printed in red and black), verso publisher's device and copyright notice), 1f. (recto named cast list printed in red and black within decorative red border, verso blank), 1f. (recto table of contents printed in red and black within decorative red border, verso blank), 1f. (part-title and scene description of Act I), 474 pp. Uncut. With an unpaginated part-title with scene description preceding each act. With "Frans Lasson, Roma 17, Juni 1961" in ink to verso of front free endpaper. Binding slightly worn, rubbed, and warped. Leaves somewhat cockled; some minor foxing and dampstaining; some signatures splitting. An attractive copy overall.

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        LIFE WITH TRANS-SIBERIAN SAVAGES.

      - London 1893, Longmans. Green cloth, very clean, solid copy, 209p., 12.5 x 19.8 cm., gold stamped. RARE FIRST EDITION This very scarce work addresses the author's discovery of the hitherto inaccessible remnant of a savage & secluded race in Northern Japan, i.e. the Ainu, living in the Sakhalin Islands [Hokkaido]. . The primary account of Howard's journey to the Ainu, striking the Sakhalin forest, his reception at the Ainu village. Description of his adopted village & home in Karaptor or Sakhalin. . His life in the Chief's hut, fishing excursion, call upon the ladies who were very hospitable ! Deer shooting with bow and arrows. How he became head wizard of the Ainu village. . The Ainu dogs, and the winter life of the people, bear hunt, instalation as honorary village Chief. Instruction in poison making & other mysteries, a death & burial, unaltered condition of the Ainu, tattoo marks of identity between Sakhalin and Yezo Ainu. . Racial distinctness & the origin of the Ainu, religious belief and practice, natural theology. . An excellent & valuable early primary ethnology/resource. This work is an important early contribution to Ainu study by a westerner. Seldom found for sale. S C A R C E *** Not in Nahod. ***

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        The Works.

      London: Macmillan & Co.,, 1893–5. Edited by William Aldis Wright. With over 1,000 plates, including all the most famous series, inserted by John Howard Taylor. 40 volumes, octavo (255 x 172 mm). Contemporary purple crushed half morocco by Stikeman, blue and gilt floral patterned cloth sides, titles and decoration to spines gilt, blue and gilt floral patterned endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Title pages in red and black, frontispieces with tissue-guards and extra-illustrated with numerous engravings. With the bookplates of John C. Wellington to front free endpapers and Carnegie Institute of Technology Hunt Library bequest label to the front pastedowns. (Wellington was an alumni of the Institute, graduating in 1919.) Spines uniformly a little toned, very minor rubbing to tips; an excellent, bright set. Limited edition, one of 500 copies printed on handmade paper. The Cambridge Shakespeare, first published between 1863 and 1866, has "become the standard text... the introductions contain the safest guide as to authorities for the text and the notes form a complete apparatus criticus of the text... it is a monument of editorial judgement and accurate scholarship". This copy is profusely extra-illustrated, with over 1,000 uncalled for engravings.

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        Ungarns Pferdezucht in Wort und Bild. 1. Staatsgestüte Kisbér und Babolna. 2. Staatsgestüte Mezöhegyes und Fogaras und die Staatshengsten-Depots. 3. Die Privatgestüte. 4. Privatgestüte. 4 Bde.

      - Stuttgart, Schickhardt & Ebner 1893-1895. Gr.8°. Mit 148 Holzstichtafeln, 16 Ansichten im Text und 7 Beilagen. HLn.d.Zt. mit goldgepr. Rückenschildchen. Erste Ausgabe. Rückenschildchen etwas beschabt. Gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Entwickelung [Entwicklung] der Feldartillerie in Bezug auf Material, Organisation und Taktik, von 1815 bis 1892. Mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der preußischen und deutschen Artillerie und mit Benutzung dienstlichen Materials - alle drei Bände zusammen (drei Bücher). Erster Band: Von 1815 bis 1870; zweiter Band: Von 1870 bis 1892; dritter Band: Die Wirkung der Feldgeschütze 1815 bis 1892. Mit einem Anhange enthaltend Anlagen, Tabellen und Skizzenblätter [Der Anhang ist hier nicht enthalten!]

      Berlin; Ernst Siegfried Mittler und Sohn, 1893, 1894. Zweite, vervollständigte Auflage. 388, 465, 338 S. Gr.-8°(=22,5-25cm), Leinen (weinrot mit Goldprägung) Exlibris. Einbände leicht berieben und bestoßen. Papier leicht gebräunt und minimal gewellt. Besitzvermerk. Mit Randnotizen von alter Hand. Guter Gesamtzustand.

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        Le roman expérimental

      Charpentier, Paris 1893, 12x18,5cm, relié. - Charpentier, Paris 1893, 12x18,5cm, relié. - Nuova edizione. Vincolante pecora metà marrone, dorso piatto decorato con filetti tripli dorati, piatti di carta marmorizzata, guardie e contreplats carte al serbatoio, angoli leggermente urtati, bordi cosparsi, vincolante contemporaneo. autografo Firmato Emile Zola Charles Buet "... dedicato il suo collega ..." Alcuni foxing minore. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition. Reliure en demi basane marron, dos lisse orné de triples filets dorés, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papiers à la cuve, coins légèrement émoussés, tranches mouchetées, reliure de l'époque. Envoi autographe signé d'Emile Zola à Charles Buet : "... son dévoué confrère... " Quelques petites rousseurs.

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        Mékong entre Khône et Kong [Khong]. Réduction au 1/80000 des levés de M. le lieutenant Forestier. Croquis à l'appui du journal des marches et opérations du Bataillon de marche de la Légion étrangère.

      Kong, 30 septembre, 1893. Carte dessinée en couleurs (42,5 X 35) dans son cadre argenté. Bel état. Rare croquis exploratoire de ce secteur des Quatre mille îles du Mékong dont le franchissement nécessitera la construction d'une ligne de chemin de fer. L'officier reporte l'itinéraire de sa colonne de Hach-Ki-Koaï à Kong [Khong] et les anciens ouvrages édifiés par les Siamois.

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        History of the Walker Horse: The Morrills and the Hamiltonian Horses of Vermont

      Self-published, Woodstock, Vermont 1893 - The 1893 1st edition of this uncommon study of the Morrills and the Hamiltonian horses of Vermont. Clean and VG in its original beige wrappers, with very light chipping along the front panel's fore-edge. Octavo, 95 pgs., including a number of engraved illustrations. "The Diomed Cross in Young Morill's pedigree is shown and given to the public for the first time. Many, many interesting facts in regard to the horses and pacers are given that are new. Illustrated with fine pictures of the celebrated horses Draco, Winthrop Morrill, Fearnaught, Royal Fearnaught, The Walker Horse and Princess" (from the inside cover). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Fur, Feather & Fin

      London: Longman, Green & Co., 1893-1906. 12 vols. Complete. Publisher's cream pictorial cloth, blocked in gilt and colours. lean. Some spotting, very light wear to bindings. A particularly clean set of this well known series, with numerous photographic plates throughout.

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        CHAPTERS FROM THE UNWRITTEN HISTORY OF THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATES; OR, THE INCIDENTS IN THE LIFE OF A CONFEDERATE SOLDIER IN CAMP, ON THE MARCH, IN THE GREAT BATTLES, AND IN PRISON.

      St. Louis, MO 1893 - 335 pages. In Tall Cotton #25. Dornbusch II, TX(C)-1063B. 15th Texas Cavalry. Collins was born in East Tennessee and moved to Texas. Early in 1862 he joined the Confederate army and rose to the rank of lieutenant in Company B., 15th Texas Cavalry, Cleburne’s Division. Collins fought at Chickamauga, Chattanooga, Nashville, etc. His narrative is well written and informative. First edition, interior clean and tight, minor foxing, scuffed, copy of Collins’ obituary from Confederate Veteran laid in, above average. Protected by a clear acid-free mylar dust jacket. 470-25 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Wien [Deckeltitel]. (Album mit 18 Originalfotografien, davon 10 von Auguste Wimmer). Herrn Hotelier Daniel Graz. Dem liebenswürdigen Collegen . zur freundlichen Erinnerung von Alfons Herold.

      Wien, 1893 - 1 handschriftliches Widmungsblatt mit einer montierten Porträt-Fotografie und 18 auf Karton montierte Originalfotografien. Schönes vom Wiener Gemeinderat und Besitzer des Hotels Metropol Alfons Herold für seinen Freund und Kollegen Herrn Alois Daniel aus Graz zusammengestelltes Album mit 18 Originalfotografien mit Wienansichten bedeutenden Wiener Fotografen des ausgehenden 19. Jahrhunderts. Die Fotografien im Format von cy. 27 cm x 20 cm stammen von Wiener Fotografen stammen zumeist von Auguste Wimmer (10 x), ein Foto ist von Wilhelm Karl Kral und zwei von August Stauda), der Rest ist leider ohne Verfasserangabe. Das Widmungsblatt mit einer netten eigenhändigen Widmung und einer Porträtfotografie (ca. 11 cm x 15,5 cm) von Alfons Herold. Die Originalfotografien zeigen darauf im Einzelnen: 1. Wien: Donaucanal mit dem Hotel Metropol. Auguste Wimmer. - 2. Hotel Metropol "Erinnerung an Wien" Alfons Herold. (Innenasicht, ohne Verfasserangabe). - 3. Wien. Rauthaus. (Ohne Verfasserangabe). - 4. Wien. Parlament. Auguste Wimmer. - 5. Wien. Das k. k. Hofburgtheater. Auguste Wimmer. - 6. Wien. Opernhaus. Auguste Wimmer. - 7. Wien K. k. Museum. Auguste Wimmer. - 8. Wien. 102 Maximiliansplatz. (d. i. Sigmund Freud Park und Votivkirche. Wilhelm Karl Kral). - 9. Wien. Der Franzensring. (Blick Richtung Parlament). Auguste Wimmer. - 10. Wien. Franzensring. (Blick Richtung Burgtheater). Auguste Wimmer. - 11. Wien. Der Volksgarten Auguste Wimmer. - 12. Wien, Elisabethbrücke m. d. Karlskirche. August Stauda. - 13. Wien. Der Graben. Auguste Wimmer. - 14. Wien. "Am Hof". (Ohne Verfasserangabe). - 15. Wien. Praterstern mit Tegetthofmonument. (Ohne Verfasserangabe). - 16. Ohne Angabe und Verfasser (d. i. Rotunde). - 17. Schönbrunn: Parterre links. (D. i. Blick Richtung Gloriette, ohne Verfasseranage). - 18. Wien. Christinen Denkmale (von Canova). August Stada. - Die Fotos teilsn etw. beschnitten. Gebrä#unt und kaum fleckig. Anfangs kl. Läsur im Falz. *** /// *** Copyright: Matthaeus Truppe - Stubenberggasse 7 - A-8010 Graz - +43 316 829552 *** /// *** Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1600 Quer-4°. Seide mit Deckeltitel und Schließe (beschabt und etw. bestoßen). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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