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        Catalogue des oiseaux provenant du voyage de Bonvalot et du Prince Henri d'Orleans a travers le Turkestan, le Tibet et la Chine Occidentale (AND) Notice sur le Drepanornis bruijni (Oust.).

      . Paris, Museum d'Histoire Naturelle, 1893. Two papers in one. 4to. 111 pp. and four nice hand-coloured lithographed plates of birds by Keulemans. Later blind boards, cloth spine with printed title.* Important contributions to Asian birds, published in the Museum's Nouvelles Archives. One plate, belonging to the first paper, being cut short with number and printer's text shaved and just reaching the bird's tail. Otherwise a very good copy..

      [Bookseller: Dieter Schierenberg BV]
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        Les procès célèbres. Revue mensuelle illustrée des procès célèbres de l'année. Avec les plaidoiries in-extenso. Tome I-VI, Années judiciaire 1893-1899. [SIX VOLUMES]

      Paris, Durand et Pedone-Lauriel, 1893-99.. Six volumes. Crown quarto. Pp. 724; 588; 568; 564; 616; 574. Complete with all additional 65 plates, mostly fine collotype prints, printed on thick paper, bound-in. Indices, appendices. Bound in the original printed wrappers (evident storage wear, wraps often loose and chipped, worn). A practically unused set, all volumes are entirely still unopened. ~ First edition. The set includes the following volumes: Volume I: 1893-1894; Volume II: 1894-1895; Volume III: 1895-1896; Volume IV: 1896-1897; Volume V: 1897-1898; Volume VI: 1898-1899. Includes extensive transcripts and records of the Court Proceedings in the Procés Zola and the Procés Dreyfus. Very rare. OCLC does not locate a single copy worldwide. We have managed to locate only one complete set, this in the Library of Parliament, Canada. Another set, in Biblioteca comunale dell'Archiginnasio, Bologna, is of unspecified completeness. KVK lists only one location, the National Library of France, with one volume (Volume I) only. See also: Bibliographie de l'histoire de la justice française (1789-2004).

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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        Der Herr der Mauer. Radierung.

      o. J. - 64 x 76 cm, 46 x 58 cm, Minimal angeschmutzt, kleine Knitterspuren sonst tadell. Vom Künstler handschriftlich betitelt und unten rechts signiert. A. Paul Weber (1893-1980), deutscher Lithograf, Zeichner und Maler. Weber hinterließ ein umfangreiches zeichnerisches und lithografisches Werk, vor allem zeitkritische, satirische Blätter. Unter anderem beschäftigte er sich mit den Themen Nationalsozialismus, Politik, Umwelt und Medizin. Des Weiteren entwarf er Gebrauchsgrafik und etliche Buchillustrationen (beispielsweise zu Reineke Fuchs, Till Eulenspiegel, Münchhausen und zu Werken von Hans Sachs), und gab den Kritischen Kalender heraus. Weitere Bildserien sind Die Schachspieler, Portrait-Karikaturen, satirisch/allegorische Tierdarstellungen und Zeichnungen für die von Ernst Niekisch herausgegebene Zeitschrift «Widerstand - Zeitschrift für nationalrevolutionäre Politik»; am bekanntesten ist wohl die Lithographie Das Gerücht. Umstritten ist die Bewertung der Serien Britische Bilder (1941) und Leviathan, die später als Kriegspropaganda kritisiert wurden.A. Paul Webers ideologischer Hintergrund ist die völkisch-nationalrevolutionäre Bewegung der zwanziger Jahre. Bereits zwischen den Kriegen zeigte er sich offen antisemitisch und arbeitete in seinen Zeichnungen mit prägnanten völkischen Stereotypen. Besonders hervorzuheben sind seine Titelillustration bzw. das Werbeplakat für den haarsträubenden antisemitischen Bestseller «Sünde wider das Blut» von Artur Dinter und Webers Titelillustration für «Der Vormarsch. Blätter der nationalistischen Jugend. Folge 9» herausgegeben von Werner Laß. Sein «Antifaschismus» ist ambivalent: Er gehörte den nationalrevolutionären Kritikern (Gregor Strasser, Ernst Röhm von der SA) des Nationalsozialismus an, auch fertigte er für NS-Blätter und Verlage antisemitische Karikaturen, die seinem völkischen Weltbild auch schon vor 1933 entsprachen und später kriegstreibende Propaganda, wie sein zwischen 1939 und 1941 entstandener Bilderzyklus «Reichtum und Tränen» ('Britische Bilder') bzw. Ludwig Weißauers «Soldatengeist», das neben Webers Illustrationen auch ein Geleitwort Heinrich Himmlers enthielt. Nichtsdestotrotz ein hervorragender Künstler! 1100 gr. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Poems by Two Brothers

      Macmillan 1893 - Preface by [Hallam] Tennyson. 174 x 107mm, fine dark green pebble-grained cloth, spine lettered in gilt, pp.[xx] 251, edges rough-trimmed. Inscribed by Hallam Tennyson on title-page: "Alfred Aubrey Tennyson / from / his loving father / May 2nd 1893". Lacks free endpapers, otherwise a very good copy, partly unopened. Contains poems (including 'Timbuctoo') 'omitted for some forgotten reason' from the rare privately printed first edition of 1827; the first anonymously published work by the future Poet Laureate. Four of the poems are by Frederick Tennyson. Alfred Aubrey Tennyson was the second son of Hallam Tennyson (son of the poet) and Audrey Boyle. The date of the inscription indicates that this was a gift for his second birthday, coinciding with the day of publication. Unique association copy. OFFERED TOGETHER WITH the 2nd [large-paper] edition, limited to 300 numbered copies on hand-made paper, Macmillan 1893. Preface by [Hallam] Tennyson. 255 x 168mm, fine light tan cloth, spine lettered & ruled in gilt, upper cover ruled in gilt, lower cover in blind, pp.[xx] 252 + 12pp MSS facsimiles, limitation leaf preceding half-title, fore- & tail edges untrimmed. Spine slightly darkened, trace of worming at tail corner of lower board and last few gatherings, untrimmed edges dust-soiled, otherwise internally fresh and unopened. No.124 of 300 copies printed April 1893. Near very good copy. The facsimile pages at the end of the volume (absent from the trade edition) comprise the draft of the original title-page, two letters, and the manuscript of 'Time: an Ode' and 'The Fall of Jerusalem', all in Alfred Tennyson's hand. The two items

      [Bookseller: Cameron House Books]
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        Captain Cook's Journal During His First Voyage Round the World Made in H.M. Bark "Endeavour" 1768-71 - A Literal Transcription of the Original MSS

      London: Elliot Stock. Hardcover. 400 pages. Index. Three maps in pocket at back. Three fold-out maps, the first of these "Modern Chart of South Pacific Ocean" has been cut in half with each half bound separately at page 32. A portion of this map is detached but present. Two fascimile pages of portions from Cook's original journal. Two plates. Frontispiece illustration of Cook. Sturdily rebound in forest green buckram with covers of the original boards affixed to new boards. Library call number gilt stamped to backstrip. Card pocket adhesive inside front board. Minor bit of peeling to new front free endpaper. Moderate overall wear. . Good. 1893.

      [Bookseller: RareNonFiction.com]
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        60 years on the upper Mississippi. My life and experiences.

      privately printed, Rock Island, IL 1893 - First edition, 12mo, pp. [4], 300; original limp maroon cloth lettered in gilt on the upper cover; joints lightly rubbed, but generally near fine. Signed and dated (1901) by the author in pencil on the flyleaf. Despite the date of 1893 on the title-p., Howes notes that the introduction is dated 1895. The author moved to the upper Mississippi in 1832 and settled in Galena, IL, frequently traveling up and down the river between St. Paul and other points on the Mississippi. While a large portion of the book is devoted to persons and events in the Civil War, there is much information on Galena, Rock Island, and Minneapolis, including prominent citizens and important events. There is also a 12-p. section on Mormonism in Illinois. Contained in a recent brown morocco clamshell box, lettered in gilt on spine. Not at all common: only 2 copies (University of Minnesota and Tulane) in OCLC, to which we can add the copy at MHS. Howes M-169; Graff 2642; not in Flake, or Flake supplement. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        Les Jouets [Histoire - Fabrication]

      Ancienne Maison Quantin / Librairies-Imprimeries Reunies, Paris 1893 - Paris: Ancienne Maison Quantin / Librairies-Imprimeries Reunies [1893]. In French. First hardbound edition [edition in wraps was issued the same year; priority unknown to me]10.25" x 8.25",5 lbs. 324 + 2 pp. Quarter period black calf and dark green cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt, marbled endpapers. Spine ends lightly rubbed, corners just touched; cover gilt device a bit worn; front hinge cracking before title page, still strong; some toning to flyleaves, notation in French, "Marius Prix d'Excellence" at ffep. Otherwise, much better than VG, approaching near fine [graded as Near Fine by an experienced previous owner]. A sturdy and handsome copy. The first hardcover edition Leo Claretie's remarkable work on the history, fabrication, and [to a degree]the social integration of toys, through to his era in the later 1800's. Les Jouets has been called the "bible" of that subject matter; Claretie [1862-1924] was an internationally highly-regarded expert on the subject. Replete with illustrations - 300 "dans le texte" as well as 13 plates, of which six are in full color [see scans]. Scarce, nice acquisition. L9 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Singularity Rare & Fine]
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        L'Ingegneria le Arti e le Industrie alla Esposizione Generale Italiana in Torino 1884 - Rivista Tecnica

      Tip.e Lit. Camilla e Bertolero, Torino 1893 - Indice degli argomenti: L'ingresso principale, I capitelli degli edifizi principali dell'esposizione considerati nei loro motivi di ornamentazione, I generatori del vapore in servizio dell'Esposizione, Il piano generale dell'Esposizione, Gli ingressi secondari dell'Esposizione, Il Tempio di Vesta, Esposizione d'Architettura, Le Gallerie principali dell'Esposizione, Elevazione d'acqua del Consorzio irriguo di Cigliano, ecc. ecc. In 4°(31,5 x 25). Elegante legatura editoriale in mezza pelle marrone con titolo e anno al dorso. Pagine 496. Imponente apparato iconografico costituito da 731 figure b/n. nel testo e 50 tavole in b/n e a colori alcune in doppia pagina. Opera nello stato di Ottimo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libri Antichi e Rari di A. Castiglioni]
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        Zeitschrift für Bildende Kunst. Neue Folge. 4. Jg. / 1893.,

      Leipzig: E. A. Seemann Verl., 1893, VI, 559 S., m. zahlr. Abb., 29 x 23 cm, HLn.-Bibl.-Band m. aufgeklebtem Altrücken / Hardcover. - Seite 145-152 und 193 - 216 fehlen (inklusive 2 Tafel-Nummern) ! (Bibl.exemplar: Bibl.stempel, -einband u. Rückenschildchen, Buchblock besprenkelt - sonst gut erhaltenes Ex.) Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2700 HLn.-Bibl.-Band m. aufgeklebtem Altrücken / Hardcover. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hofbuchhandlung Löwenberg - Antiquariat]
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        THE BROWNIES AT HOME

      The Century Co., New York 1893 - Cox, Palmer. THE BROWNIES AT HOME. New York: The Century Co., (1893). First edition. 4to - 8-1/2" x 10-1/4". Color pictorial boards with just the slightest hint of wear. Pictorial dust wrapper repeating the binding design with light edge wear but overall still near fine. 144pp. Illustrated throughout from drawings by Palmer Cox. Laid in is a signed card by Palmer Cox with a small sketch of a brownie. The condition of both the book and the dust wrapper is NEAR FINE. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wallace & Clark, Booksellers]
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        King Solomon's Mines.

      London: Cassell & Company, Limited, 1893 - Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to upper board in red on a black ground and to spine gilt, floral endpapers. Endpapers just a little toned, spine very slightly rolled but an excellent copy, bright and fresh. Illustrations by Paget. With the author's signed presentation inscription, "To John Seaman Holmes from H. Rider Haggard 1893". Presentation copies of any edition of this title are very uncommon. This is from the 89th thousand. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Sapho.

      Charpentier |& Fasquelle 1893 - - Charpentier & Fasquelle, Paris 1893, 15,5x23,5cm, relié. - Edition originale de l'adaptation théâtrale du roman d'Alphonse Daudet, il n'est pas fait mention de grands papiers. Reliure en demi chagrin noisette, dos à cinq nerfs, date en queue, plats, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée. Envoi autographe signé de Alphonse Daudet à Stanny Oppenheim. Légères piqûres en début de volume, sinon agréable exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Badminton Library of Sport and Pastimes: Golf

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co.,, 1893. Edited by His Grace the Duke of Beaufort, assisted by Alfred E. T. Watson. Octavo (185 × 135 mm). Contemporary green half calf, titles to spine gilt, marbled sides and endpapers, top edge gilt. Frontispiece and illustrations throughout. Bookplate of the Carolands Chateau in California. Spine and corners faded, binding lightly rubbed at corners, spotting to edges and occasionally to the contents, which are toned. An excellent copy. Sixth edition, revised.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Ausgewählte Schriften. Hrsg. im Auftrage seiner Söhne der Herren Erzherzoge Albrecht und Wilhelm. Bände 1-5 (von 6) und Kartenband.

      Wien, Braumüller, 1893-1894.. 23,5 x 17 cm. Zus. ca. 2500 Seiten mit mehreren Abb. und Tafeln. Kartenband mit 23 Faltkarten. Dekorative Halbelederbände der Zeit mit reicher Rückenvergoldung.. *Karl von Österreich (1771-1847) war der Bruder des Kaisers Franz II von Österreich. Im Krieg von 1809 war er Oberbefehlshaber der Österr. Angriffstruppen in Süddeutschland. Im Mai 1809 gelang ihm der erste Sieg über den bisher "unbesiegbaren Mythos" Napoleon, was für die folgenden Jahre von enormer psychologscher Bedeutung war. Auch wenn er kurz darauf die Schlacht bei Wagram verlor und wegen seines eigenmächtig ausgehandelten Waffenstillstands mit Napoleon von Franz I suspendiert wurde, so erlangte er doch durch den Sieg bei Aspern zeitgenössisch legendären Ruhm. - Vorliegend die Werkausgabe mit seinen wichtigsten militärischen Schriften. Die vorliegenden Bände 1-5 behandeln: 1. Grundsätze der höhern Kriegskunst (1806). - 2. Grundsätze der Strategie. - 3. Geschichte des Feldzuges 1799. - 4. Geschichte des Feldzuges 1792. - 5. Kleinere militärische Aufsätze und Denkschriften. - Ohne Band 6. - Der Kartenband komplett mit 23 Karten in Schuber. - Sehr gut erhaltenes und dekorativ gebundenes Exemplar, die Titelblätter und Karten mit altem Stempel der österr. Offiziers-Bibliothek "Alt Starhemberg".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Braun]
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        Jagdschloß, "Friedrichsruh im Sachsenwalde".

      . Radierung a. a. China v. Mannfeld, um 1893, 39 x 56 - Blattgr. 68 x 89,5 cm. Blick über einen Teich zum Schloss Friedrichsruh, das Otto Fürst von Bismarck sich nach 1871 erbauen ließ.. (Seit 1871 im Besitz des Fürsten Bismarck).- Unten links ein kleines Portrait des Fürsten Otto von Bismarck im Rund. - Rechts unten handschriftlich signiert. - Ein weiteres unsigniertes Exemplar mit kl. Knick ob. links am Lager (Preis 360.- EUR).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Our Native Grape. Grapes and Their Culture Also Descriptive List of Old and New Varieties

      Rochester, N. Y.: C. Mitzky & Co., 1893. Blue/gilt embossed boards. Five Color plates. Numerous B/w engravings, illustrations, examples. History of the grape, wine making, cultivation, hybridizing, tools, ect. 220 pgs. Advertisments rear. Very Rare OCLC finds 22 copies held. Excellent copy of Beautiful Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Botany. Owner's Bookplate. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Open Door Books]
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        The Works of H. Fielding

      J.M. Dent and Company, London 1893 - Charming nineteenth-century set of Fielding's works, illustrated by Herbert Railton and E.J. Wheeler, bound with an unusual bird motif on the spines. This collection includes Joseph Andrews, Jonathan Wild, Amelia, and Fielding's most influential novel, Tom Jones: "Man is the highest subject (unless on very extraordinary occasions indeed) which presents itself to the pen of our historian, or of our poet; and, in relating his actions, great care is to be taken that we do not exceed the capacity of the agent we describe." A very good set. Twelve small octavo volumes, contemporary three-quarter maroon morocco gilt, raised bands, flowered paper boards and endpapers. Top edges gilt. Light shelfwear to bindings, some bumped corners. Oxford bookseller's tickets. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Honey & Wax Booksellers]
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        Sights and Scenes on the Tokaido

      Tokyo - In large decorative paper covers with title in black ink to front cover, edges a little rubbed, ink name to top (Thomas Pugh Davies), top corner a little dog earred, bottom corner missing, with cloth ties top & bottom, no title to spine. Internally has library bookplate and stamp to fep, not dated but c 1893, no publisher stated, 20 B&W plates depicting life along the Tokaido, a road of 320 miles from Tokyo to Kusatu, each plate has the small circular stamp to its bottom right corner, not really detracting from the image, tissue guards protect each plate, very small amount of foxing, the final page of Japanese text is present. Most plates are full page some have 4 to a page, these are accompanied by 1 or 2 pages of text describing the scene. A wonderful insight into the life the Japanese. Superb photography, each plate with a life of its own! Very Rare! [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Madoc Books]
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        Eastern carpets: twelve early examples, with descriptive notices by Vincent J. Robinson, and a preface by Sir George Birdwood: printed in colours by W, Griggs and Mintern Brothers, after water-colour drawings by E. Julia Robinson. Second series.

      Bernard Quaritch, London 1893 - 20 x 14.5 (52 cm) Hardback in Very Good condition. Minor; Illustrated by [11] color plates (Plates 11 and 12 printed on a single leaf); GWO 953. A very early Oriental rug book. ; 4; 50 pp. Very Good discoloration to cover. Reinforced spine and corners. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les procès célèbres. Revue mensuelle illustrée des procès célèbres de l'année. Avec les plaidoiries in-extenso. Tome I-VI, Années judiciaire 1893-1899. [SIX VOLUMES].

      Paris, Durand et Pedone-Lauriel, 1893-99. - Six volumes. Crown quarto. Pp. 724; 588; 568; 564; 616; 574. Complete with all additional 65 plates, mostly fine collotype prints, printed on thick paper, bound-in. Indices, appendices. Bound in the original printed wrappers (evident storage wear, wraps often loose and chipped, worn). A practically unused set, all volumes are entirely still unopened. ~ First edition. The set includes the following volumes: Volume I: 1893-1894; Volume II: 1894-1895; Volume III: 1895-1896; Volume IV: 1896-1897; Volume V: 1897-1898; Volume VI: 1898-1899. Includes extensive transcripts and records of the Court Proceedings in the Procés Zola and the Procés Dreyfus. Very rare. OCLC does not locate a single copy worldwide. We have managed to locate only one complete set, this in the Library of Parliament, Canada. Another set, in Biblioteca comunale dell'Archiginnasio, Bologna, is of unspecified completeness. KVK lists only one location, the National Library of France, with one volume (Volume I) only. See also: Bibliographie de l'histoire de la justice française (1789-2004).

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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        A Dictionary of the Bible : Comprising its Antiquities, Biography, Geography, and Natural History / Edited by William Smith and J. M. Fuller

      London : John Murray 1893 - Physical desc. : 3 vols in 4. : ill ; 25 cm. Subject: Bible -- Dictionaries. Complete in three volumes, bound in four. Fine copy in the original gilt-blocked decorative buckram with gilt motif to front panel. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 7 Kg. 1 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        MANUAL OF DYEING FOR THE USE OF PRACTICAL DYERS, MANUFACTURERS, STUDENTS, AND ALL INTERESTED IN THE ART OF DYEING

      London, England: Charles Griffin & Company, 1893. original cloth, spine gilt-stamped. 8vo. original cloth, spine gilt-stamped. xii, 403; iv, 404-907, (5); Volume III unpaginated. 3 Volumes. First edition (Ron's Bibliotheca Tinctoria #603; Bolton 243) . Preface, table of contents, list of illustrations, list of abbreviations. errata, seven appendices, index. A comprehensive survey of the art and methodology of dyeing. Charts and tables throughout text. The third volume is a specimen book with 144 samples of dyed cotton and wool in an assortment of colors. Covers rubbed and scuffed at edges. Front hinges of Volumes I and II cracked. Spine separating on Volume II. Light foxing, especially on endpapers.

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        Descriptive Zoopraxography or the Science of Animal Locomotion

      (Philadelphia): University of Pennsylvania. 1893. First. First edition. Hinges professionally reinforced and the tips of the cloth spine ends restored, a nice, very good plus copy. Published to commemorate a course of two lectures delivered by Muybridge at the University of Pennsylvania and illustrated with engravings of athletes and animals running, jumping etc. This volume reproduces on several preliminary pages the signatures of those who originally subscribed to the author's landmark work Animal Locomotion. Muybridge's history of his own photographic studies of animal movement, which he initiated at the behest of Governor Leland Stanford, who wanted to win a bet as to whether all four of a horse's feet were off the ground while trotting. Muybridge, a Government photographer assigned to the Pacific Coast, ingeniously set up a track with a series of still cameras along the edge, with their shutters attached to strings. As the horse ran past, each string would break, releasing the shutter. Governor Stanford won the bet, but more importantly, Muybridge further refined his technique for capturing and displaying motion through photography, working from 1884 through 1887 at the University of Pennsylvania. In addition to providing this crucial link between still photography and motion pictures, Muybridge actively promoted this new technology through lecture tours and commercial offerings. This copy is Inscribed by Muybridge to a noted publisher of photographic stereocards: "George Ennis with the compliments of The Author. University of Pennsylvania. 9 June 1894." .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Works… The Memorial Edition

      Tylston and Edwards, London,, 1893–94. 7 volumes, octavo. Bound in recent sand full morocco, title gilt to spine, raised bands, gilt lozenge device to compartments, single fillet gilt panel to boards, marbled endpapers, edges gilt. Illustrated with maps and plates. A very good set. A complete set of all that was published of Lady Burton's memorial edition of her late husband's works, comprising A Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah, A Mission to Gelele, King of Dahome, Vikram and the Vampire: Tales of Hindu Devilry, and First Footsteps in East Africa.

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        THE KE WHONKUS PEOPLE

      [Indianapolis, Ind: Vincent Publishing Company,. 1893]. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [1-3] 4 [5] 6-426,. original decorated brown cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black and gold.. Bookplate of noted collector Stuart A. Teitler affixed to front paste-. down. Cloth lightly worn at spine ends and corner tips, inner front. hinge repaired, a very good copy. A scarce book. (#109584). First edition. The title leaf bears a printed copyright notice dated "September 29, 1890." The following leaf, headed "A Story of the North Pole Country," the novel's subtitle, bears the publisher's imprint and a 1893 publication date. The DLC copy was deposited 17 August 1893. Science fiction novel of the discovery of an ancient utopian civilization inhabiting the north polar region. There are a number of imaginative incidents, including a description of a novel method of execution of those who do not follow the prescribed religion: the victims are carried off by flying vampire-dragons to vast underground caverns where their blood is slowly drained. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 921. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 358. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Not in Lewis, Negley, or Roemer. Bleiler (1978), p. 86. Reginald 06318. Wright (III) 2262.

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        Novels

      William Blackwood, London 1893 - A very good set, includes Adam Bede, The Mill on the Floss, Silas Marner, Scenes of Clerical Life, Felix Holt, Romola, Middlemarch, Daniel Deronda with illutrations. Bookplate Ogilvie Blair Graham, gold embossed spines, very good. Additional digital photos available. Acquired at auction 1975. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        P'TIT BONHOMME

      1893 - 85 Illustrations par L. Benett. 12 Grandes Gravures en Chromotypographie. 1 Carte en couleurs. Paris: J. Hetzel et Cie., n.d. [1893]. 8 pp ads dated 1893-1894. Original red cloth decorated in many colors, all edges gilt. First Illustrated Edition of the tale translated into English as FOUNDLING MICK (published by Sampson Low of London, in 1895). Although the tale continued to be published in the U.K. (and in Ireland, as A LAD OF GRIT), the tale was never published in America.~This is the appropriate earliest binding for this title, the cartonnage "au portrait collé," and this copy has the appropriate earliest ad catalogue dated 1893-1894. This is a remarkably bright copy, fine except for very slight fading of the red spine and for a bit of foxing on a few leaves within. A rather scarce title. Bottin pp 319-320; Gondolo della Riva 56C. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman [ABAA]]
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        Contitutiones et Acta Publica Impreratorum et Regum. 2 Bänden.Tomus I: Inde ab A DCCCCXI. usque ad A. MCXVII.Tomus II: Inde ab A. MCXCVIII. usque ad A. MCCLXXII.

      Hahnn 1893-1896, Hannover, - XXI-XXII- 736 + 691Seiten, Gold in Rücken.

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        Die Liparischen Inseln, Erstes Heft. Vulcano.

      Mercy,, Praga, 1893 - Folio (417x320); pagg. XII, 95 con 33 silografie nel testo a mezza pagina e 13 splendide tavv. a piena pag. in silografia ed 1 carta geogr. a col. alla fine. Testo tedesco. Mezza tela orig. con titolo in nero al piatto ant. e in oro al dorso. Prima edizione. Rara e conosciuta monografia (unica esistente fino al XX secolo), arricchita da un ricco apparato iconografico composto dalle belle tavole tratte dai disegni dell'autore, che raffigurano gli scorci e le cale più suggestive delle isole descritte. Buon esemplare con alone d'umido al margine inferiore. Strappo orizzontale restaurato al margine inferiore del frontespizio e di pag VII. Lievi e normali tracce di sporco ai piatti e al dorso.

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        Captain Cook's Journal During his First Voyage Round the World Made in H. M. Bark "Endeavour" 1768-71. A Literal Transcription of the Original MSS

      Elliot Stock, London 1893 - Quarto. lvi, 400pp. Original green cloth with gold border and signature of James Cook stamped in gold on front cover. Beveled edges, deckled page edges. Frontispiece of Cook in collotype protected by tissue guard. Ex-libris of Vice Admiral Sir Bouverie Francis Clark on inside of front board. Captivating account of Cook's first voyage of discovery to Australia and New Zealand from 1768-71. Illustrated with 7 fold-out maps, two facsimile letters and two full-page b/w reproductions of drawings. 3 of the maps rest in pocket at rear endpaper, as issued. Fold-out prospectus for "Captain Bligh's Second Voyage to the South Seas" by Ida Lee, Longmans, Green and Co. publishers, laid-in. Illustrated with one b/w reproduction of a painting showing Bligh. Age wear, staining and scuffing on binding. Age toning to outer edges of interior pages. Overall good+ condition. Complete with all plates and maps. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Captain Cook's Journal During His First Voyage Round the World Made in H.M. Bark "Endeavour" 1768-71 - A Literal Transcription of the Original MSS

      London: Elliot Stock. Hardcover. 400 pages. Index. Three maps in pocket at back. Three fold-out maps, the first of these "Modern Chart of South Pacific Ocean" has been cut in half with each half bound separately at page 32. A portion of this map is detached but present. Two fascimile pages of portions from Cook's original journal. Two plates. Frontispiece illustration of Cook. Sturdily rebound in forest green buckram with covers of the original boards affixed to new boards. Library call number gilt stamped to backstrip. Card pocket adhesive inside front board. Minor bit of peeling to new front free endpaper. Moderate overall wear. . Good. 1893.

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        Somerset County Cricket Club 1893 (yearbook)

      Taunton: the Club 1893 - Third year of issue, containing the county's scores in 1892. The Somerset yearbook was published annually between 1890 and 1905, not issued 1906-08, then 1909-13, 1920-39, 1940-46 in a single volume, then 1947-67. AD Taylor stated in 1906 that a complete set, ie from 1891-1906, is "difficult to procure". Small 8vo. 70 + [4]pp. Original cloth-backed printed boards, slightly grubby and faded. Ex. libris Anthony Woodhouse.   [Padwick, 2558]

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        Poems.

      London, Elkin Mathews & John Lane, 1893 - Octavo. Original tan buckram, titles to spine gilt. Sticker to front pastedown, spine tanned and partially split. Very good. Decorative title page. First edition, first impression. One of 350 copies published in the UK. With the signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper, "Matty Roscoe from Robert Garnett Dec. 1893". Robert Garnett was the son of Richard. He would marry Martha (Matty) Roscoe in 1901. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Wonder Book for Girls and Boys

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin & Company 1893. () [x] 210pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Quarto. Publisher's illustrated cloth; spine title in white. Small stain to hinge of front board, some damp staining to lower area of rear. Illustrated dust jacket; crown shows some small chips, 5cm area of loss to foot and lower edge of front panel. Several similar small losses to front panel at spine hinge, lower corners slightly chipped on both panels. Upper edge green. Ornamental endpapers. Illustrated colour frontis; 18 colour plates from drawings, B / W vignettes. Some damp staining to edges of selected pages, not intrusive. A beautiful copy; very ornamental. Magnificently illustrated reprint of Hawthorne's classic collection of tales for children. Walter Crane remains one of the most noted Victorian illustrators; his highly refined style, drawn from Japanese woodcuts is truly timeless. Here in extremely rare orginal dust jacket. A treasure..

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        Theodore Roosevelt writes a short note to the Secretary of the Interior after uncovering corruption on western Indian reservations

      n.p. Autograph Note Signed, "T. Roosevelt," one page, 3.25" x 1.75" card, no place, [January 1893] to Secretary of the Interior, John Willock Noble(1831 - 1912). Roosevelt, then a member of the United States Civil Service Commission writes a short note to the Interior Secretary: "Sorry to miss you: I had a most pleasant and interesting tour round the Indian reservations." Fine condition. Roosevelt had made a well-publicized inspection tour of western Indian reservations where he uncovered rampant corruption. In October 1892, Roosevelt released a report accusing federal employees on the reservations of blackmail and political corruption and referred the case to the Justice Department [Blackmailing in Politics, New York Times, 10/14/1892]. We're unsure if Roosevelt was being teasingly sarcastic toward Noble as the Department of the Interior did oversee the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

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        La Bella Napoli.

      Stuttgart, s.a. (1893). - In 4to; pp. VIII, 214. Undici tavole fuori testo di cui una a doppia pagina. Disegni intercalati nel testo e a tutta pagina, qualcuno con lieve tocco di colore. Tela azzurra, illustrazione a colori al piatto anteriore, titolo e fregi in oro al dorso. E'la vita di Napoli colta nei vari atteggiamenti, luoghi, personaggi. Le più antiche figure della strada, venditori, donne del popolo, guaglioni e monache, questuanti, dame e gentiluomini. Molti di questi personaggi, nei magnifici disegni che Allers coglieva e fissava nella migliore espressione riportano le parole che accompagnano la figura stessa ".io la vidi a Piedigrotta tutta gioia e tutta festa.". I disegni, dalle prime scene napoletane, vanno fino ai templi di Paestum, Ravello, Amalfi, i Cappuccini, la spiaggia, la cattedrale. Segue o' Carusiello sulla costa, Maiori. Altre belle scene di incontri pittorici: Sorrento, Massalubrense, una strada dei Camaldoli. Cose e personaggi di Capo Miseno. Scene tipiche: i tram a cavallo, le capre che salivano le scale per la mungitura. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: CASELLA STUDIO BIBLIOGRAFICO ALAI-ILAB]
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        HISTORIA DAS CAMPANHAS DO URUGUAY, MATTO-GROSSO E PARAGUAY BRAZIL 1864-1870

      imprensa nacional, Rio de Janeiro 1893 - E.C. Jourdan HISTORIA DAS CAMPANHAS DO URUGUAY, MATTO-GROSSO E PARAGUAY BRAZIL 1864-1870 3 TOMES COMPLETS (Uruguay, Matto-Grosso, Riachuelo, Uruguayana ao passo da patria) 1893-1894, Rio de Janeiro-imprensa nacional, In-8 (16,2 x 24 cm), brochés, 92, 115 et 219 pages Ex libris manuscrit sur la couverture de Mario Pimentel Brandao ouvrage en portugais illustré de 8 cartes hors texte Etat : couvertures défraîchies et élimées au dos, en cours de désolidarisation, brochages fragiles, papier agréable malgré des rousseurs éparses sans gravité, des déchirures aux cartes sans manque, rare ensemble bien complet des 3 volumes et des cartes Poids : 1 kg [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        CONFEDERATE WAR JOURNAL. Illustrated. Volume I. Numbers 1 - 12

      New York:. 1893 - 94.. 4to. 11" x 8". 1st bound volume. 192 pp.. Original publisher's grey cloth lettered in gilt to front board (professionally restored).. Abt VG (pos & notes to ffep/a few leaves with paper restoration to. edges). Lacks cover illustration for No. 7 & 8. Xerox facsimiles. laid-in.. Illustrated.

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        WIDOWERS' HOUSES. Inscribed.

      Henry & Co,, London 1893 - George Bernard Shaw. WIDOWERS' HOUSES. Inscribed. London: Henry & Co, 1893. 8vo., 126pp. + 2pp. ads. Gilt-stamped publisher's original cloth, now a faded plum. A significant presentation copy inscribed in black fountain pen on the half-title: "To Robert Loraine / from G. Bernard Shaw. / 9th Nov. 1907". Loraine [1876-1935] was a man of action: actor-manager, soldier, aviator, Fabian & of course, a close friend to Shaw - perhaps best known as an actor he's seen most commonly on holiday with the Shaw’s & Harley Granville-Barker or at Fabian events. Loraine & Shaw shared political affiliations & a passion for theatre: it was Loraine who premiered as the lead in Man & Superman on Broadway, the production was massively successful & launched Shaw as a force to be reckoned with in the United States. A significant association copy of this very scarce first edition with only 500 printed & as few as 150 sold, many fewer signed thus. Widowers' Houses was the first of George Bernard Shaw's plays to be staged. It is one of the three plays Shaw published as Plays Unpleasant in 1898. It was deemed "unpleasant" because its purpose is not to entertain its audience as the traditional Victorian theatre was expected to do but to raise awareness of social problems & to censure the exploitation of the poor by the unproductive upper class. Custom TBCL embossed cloth slipcase in fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        History of the Empire of Japan, Compiled and Translated for the Imperial Japanese Commission of the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, U.S.A., 1893 (Original Binding)

      Dai Nippon Tosho Kabushiki Kwaisha, Tokyo 1893 - [Finely Illustrated History of Japan with 5 K. Ogawa Collotypes and 5 Double Page Color Woodblocks]. Published by the Dai Nippon Tosho Kabushiki Kwaisha by order of the Department of Education, Tokyo, printed at the "Japan Mail" Office, Yokohama, 1893, 8vo (6 1/2 x 9 1/2 in - 17 x 24 cm), plain gray silk covered boards, front board with title in black in Japanese and English and gilt decoration (clouds), back board has blindstamped illustration, spine covered in silk with decorative design of birds and stars, cover edges beveled, decorative endpapers, decorative (not actually a part of the books binding) four hole string ties top and bottom on front and back boards, 1 color foldout map, 2 plans, 5 black and white collotype double page plates by K. Ogawa, 5 color double page woodblock plates, 18 black and white double page woodblock plates, 11 black and white single page woodblock plates, table of contents (I-VI), preface (I-VI), 428 pp. An important 19th century history of Japan produced under the authority of an Imperial commission. This book was ".intended for the use of visitors to the Japanese Section of the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, U.S.A, 1893." ~ Condition. The book is in Good+ condition. The silk covering on the boards and spine is torn, broken and chipped in several places and pulling away in many places, particularly along the edges. The decorative string ties on the front and back boards are not present. The binding is solid. Internally the book is clean and in Very Good condition. No markings, staining or foxing internally. The maps, plans and woodblock prints are in excellent condition. Inside the back cover are two small bookseller's labels: "Isseido Shoten" (Tokyo) and "Orientalia" (NYC). There is evidence of removal of a small Japanese language label on a blank free page at the rear. This book is rarely seen with the original (and fragile) silk covered boards and spine as with this one. ~~ More information, to include digital pictures, available on request.

      [Bookseller: George C. Baxley]
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        Headwaters of the Mississippi; comprising biographical sketches of early and recent explorers of the great river, and a full account of the discovery and location of the true source in a lake beyond Itasca

      Chicago: Rand, McNally & Company. 1893. First. First edition. Front hinge restored, old price on the front pastedown, a sound, very good copy. Inscribed by the author: "To Dr. A. Munsell, As a memento of our exploratory journey to the headwaters of the Mississippi during the Summer of 1891, With best wishes of The Author. Cincinnati, Ohio. May 10, 1893." The recipient, Dr. Alexander John M. Munsell, is pictured in the text and is described by the author as "of Dubuque, Iowa, is a native of Kentucky, a man of mature years, the editor and proprietor of the Dubuque Trade Journal, and a gentleman of comprehensive literary attainments." .

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        Nouveaux contes cruels et propos d'au delà

      Paris, Calmann Lévy 1893 - Livre épuisé 18,8 x 13,3 cm, plein maroquin vert, décor doré représentant trois fleurs de lys et nom de l'auteur doré sur le premier plat, dos à cinq nerfs, chaque nerf décoré de quatre petits points dorés, titre et auteur dorés, date en pied, filets dorés sur les coupes, décor d'encadrement avec fleurs de lys sur les plats intérieurs, papier à motif floral doré sur les gardes, tête dorée, couv. non cons. (J. P. Gray & Son, Cambridge), 4 ff. n. ch. (faux-titre, titre, note de l'éditeur, faux-titre pour la première partie (Nouveaux contes cruels), 280 pp. Réf. bibliographiques : Carteret II, 475. Condition : Edition en partie originale (les Propos d'au delà paraissent ici pour la première fois). L'un des 40 ex. du tirage de tête imprimés sur Hollande (seul grand papier, non annoncés sur les exemplaires du tirage courant). Très joli exemplaire dans une pleine reliure anglaise signée J. P. Gray & Son (dos décoloré). 250g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Faustroll]
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        Paris intense (Frontispiz). Zinkographie. 1893.

      - 21,9 : 31,5 cm auf Simili-Japan 32,7 : 48 cm. Vallotton / Goerg 45 c (von f). - Einer von wenigen unnumerierten Abzügen vor der numerierten Auflage auf Simili-Japanpapier. - Das Eröffnungsblatt der die "Physiologie" der Strasse darstellenden Folge von sieben Zinklithographien, die von 1893-1894 bei L. Joly in Paris verlegt wurde. Die Auflage erschien in ca. 100 numerierten Exemplaren. - „Betrachten wir das Titelblatt zu der Folge "PARIS INTENSE", so stehen wir vor einer vollendeten Einheit." (J.Otto Kehrli in "Typographie und Kunst", Bern 1945, S. 68/69).

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer, Antiquariat & Galerie]
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        Headwaters of the Mississippi; comprising biographical sketches of early and recent explorers of the great river, and a full account of the discovery and location of the true source in a lake beyond Itasca

      Chicago: Rand, McNally & Company. 1893. First. First edition. Front hinge restored, old price on the front pastedown, a sound, very good copy. Inscribed by the author: "To Dr. A. Munsell, As a memento of our exploratory journey to the headwaters of the Mississippi during the Summer of 1891, With best wishes of The Author. Cincinnati, Ohio. May 10, 1893." The recipient, Dr. Alexander John M. Munsell, is pictured in the text and is described by the author as "of Dubuque, Iowa, is a native of Kentucky, a man of mature years, the editor and proprietor of the Dubuque Trade Journal, and a gentleman of comprehensive literary attainments." .

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        La Famille Cardinal. Illustrations de Charles Léandre.

      Émile Testard (Charles Herissey),, Paris (Évreux), 1893 - In-8° (255x170mm), pp. 197, (7), bella legatura in p. marocchino marrone firmata dai celebri legatori belgi Charles De Samblanx e Jacques Weckesser risalente ai primi decenni del XX secolo; titolo in oro e fregi floreali policromi su dorso a 4 nervi. Unghie decorate, dentelle interne dorate, risguardi marmorizzati. Taglio di testa dorato. 17 acqueforti e culs-de-lampe incisi all'acquaforte da Louis Müller da invenzione di Charles Léandre e 29 incisioni xilografiche intercalate n.t. di Léveillé e Ruffe, egualmente da disegni di Léandre. Ottimo esemplare con conservata la brossura originale con vignetta incisa all'acquaforte. Raffinata edizione elegantemente illustrata dal Léandre di questo romanzo di Halévy (Parigi, 1834-ivi, 1908), scrittore e Accademico di Francia. Charles Lucien Léandre (Orne, 1862-Parigi, 1930), pittore, disegnatore e caricaturista, famoso per le sue rappresentazioni umoristiche pubblicate su importanti giornali quali Le Rire e Le Figaro. Carteret, Trésor du Bibliophile, IV, p. 197: "Édition recherchée". Talvart & Place, IV, p. 9. Deman, p. 299. Sul Léandre, Bénézit, VI, p. 500. Delteil, 357. In-8° (255x170mm), pp. 197, (7), belle reliure en plein maroquin marron du début de XX siècle signé par les célèbres relieurs belges Charles De Samblanx et Jacques Weckesser. Titre doré et frises en polychromie sur dos à 4 nerfs. 17 eaux-fortes et culs-de-lampe également gravés a l'eau-forte par Louis Müller d'après Charles Léandre et 29 gravures sur bois dans le texte par Léveillé e Ruffe d'après Léandre. Très bel exemplaire avec brochure originale conservé. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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