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        Les Trophees

      Paris, Chez Alphonse Lemerre,, 1893. Octavo. Finely bound preserving the original wrappers and backstrip in modern 3/4 red morocco, marbled paper boards and endpapers, top edge gilt others untrimmed. Some offsetting to two pages presumably from an old clipping, wrappers just a little rubbed but a fine copy. First published edition, preceded by a printing of just 10 copies which were never intended to be for sale. With the author's signed presentation inscription on the half title page, "A Felix Jeantet Sympathiquement J-M. de Heredia". Jeantet was a writer and translator.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        ORIGINAL watercolor of Barbadoe's Park, Kilmarnock, Scotland, signed "G. Ross 1893"

      Kilmarnock, 1893 - A very early work by Ross, then age 20, done in Scotland before his removal to the United States. Gordon Ross (1873-1946) was a prolific artist, working mostly in watercolor, from his early days in his native Scotland. As a book artist he tackled everything from Dickens to Shakespeare, including a number of titles for The Limited Editions Club. He is also noted for his sporting work, which included illustrations for The Derrydale Press, Surtees's Jorrocks Jaunts and Jolities, and several large prints of notable sportsmen, including Sir Thomas Lipton, Hugo Meynell, Peter Beckford, and Surtees himself. The eminent collector A. Edward Newton, who wrote the introduction to the Surtees edition, praised Ross in his book End Papers: "No one now living in Great Britain and doing work in his line can compare with Gordon Ross, now living in New York.He has no living superior; I doubt if he has his equal for the very quality needed to illustrate a humorous classic." A superb draftsman, with a gift for portraiture, Ross's work has an ingratiating quality of lively elegance; his originals very seldom come on the market 21 x 14-1/2 inches. On verso is written in Ross's hand the title and "painted by Gordon Ross, St. Andrew's House, Kilmarnock." Also pasted on the verso is a page from the book Rambles Through Kilmarnock, reprinting a poem that evidently inspired Ross's work: "A wild, weird look has the 'Lady's Walk', / And the trees are stripped and old.". Unframed, on board; some wear and minor repair to corners or margins, overall very good

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        Suez-Cide!! Or, How Miss Britannia Bought a Dirty Puddle and Lost Her Sugar-Plums

      London: John Snow, 1876 [but 1893] - Forgery facsimile of the first edition (misspelling at p. 8 line 11). 12mo. 20 pp. Magenta wrappers, printed in black on front. Some toning of wrapers at edges, else fine. Sadleir 1316 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        A Scientific and Practical Treatise on American Football for Schools and Colleges

      Hartford, Conn.: Press of the Case, Lockwood & Brainard Compnay. 1893. First. First edition. 12mo. 274pp., illustrated with diagrams. Blue cloth gilt, illustrated on the front board with an image of a football player. Two small contemporary owner's name stamps, modest rubbing and tiny tears at the spine ends, a handsome, near fine copy. One of the scarcest, earliest, and most important books on the game of American Football. This copy Signed, "With compliments, H.L. Williams. Nov. 1, 1893," on the front fly, and Signed by Stagg on the titlepage: "Amos Alonzo Stagg". Very scarce, and especially so signed by both of the authors, including Stagg, largely credited with the invention of American football. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Le Bambou. Periodique illustre. Collection Guillaume.

      Paris: Dentu. 1893 - 6 volume set, 7.75 inches tall. Half crushed Morocco with finely gilt spines around red onlays incorporating mythological dolphins. Gilt top edge. This interesting periodical is finely illustrated througout and contains contributions from many of the greatest authors of the day. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: McConnell Fine Books ABA & ILAB]
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        Les Sonnets du Docteur. Troisième édition.

      P., Chez la plupart des Libraires, (Dijon, impr. Darantière) 1893, 1 vol. in-8 (225 x 165) relié 1/2 maroquin poli vieux rose à coins, dos à 5 nerfs, titre et date dorés au dos, tête dorée, couverture illustrée et dos conservés, (reliure signée de Strobbants), de 70 pp. Parfait état, le cuir d'une couleur délicate n'ayant subit aucune insolation. - 3 eaux-fortes de Félicien Rops, dont une sur la couverture ; et un fac-similé (lettre de Monselet), imp. sur papier de chine. Texte encadré d'un filet rouge. Tiré à 500 exemplaires. Troisième édition, les deux précédentes étant parues en 1884 et 1888. Il s'agit de la première édition comportant l'eau-forte de Rops en couverture, les deux éditions précédentes possedant une couverture imprimée. Nous joignons à notre exemplaire la facture de Strobbants pour la reliure, datée du 13 mars 1925 (pour l'anecdote, l'adresse de Strobbants est celle de l'actuel bureau du Syndicat de la Librairie Ancienne et Moderne (S.L.A.M.), 4 rue Gît-le-Coeur, Paris VIe). [Vicaire II - 39 ; Exsteens, L'oeuvre Gravé et Lithographié de Félicien Rops III - 502 pour l'eau-forte de couverture].

      [Bookseller: Bouquinerie Aurore (SLAM-ILAB)]
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        MAUD. A melodrama

      Kelmscott Press,Hammersmith,London.,1893. LIMITED EDITION.8vo.(8.3 x 5.8 inches).One of 500 copies on paper.Printed in black and red.The woodcut borders were specially designed for this book,the first of the Kelmscott octavo books with a woodcut title.Original limp vellum by J. and J. Leighton of London,spine lettered in gilt.Brown silk ties,damaged at ends,vellum a little darkened.Overall a very good copy of this beautiful book.:wph.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Friedr. Krupp Essen an der Ruhr. Mappe mit 42 Tafeln (4 Diagramme und Pläne, 38 Ansichten in Lichtdrucken nach Photographien).

      Essen ohne Jahr (um 1893). - 31,6 x 39,1 cm. Titelblatt und 42 Tafeln Photographien vom Atelier der Gussstahlfabrik von Friedrich Krupp, Essen. Lichtdrucke von der Hofkunstanstalt J. Schober, Karlsruhe. Die Tafeln zeigen: Zunahme des Krupp'schen Grund-Eigenthums und Gebäude-Eigenthums von 1821 bis 1891 (2); Umgegend von Essen; Übersichtskarte der Gussstahlfabrik und der Stadt Essen; Kanonenwerkstatt 1892 (7); Ausstellungsraum; mech. Werkstatt (6); Kanonen-Werkstatt; Johannes-Hütte bei Duisburg-Hochfeld 1881; Hermannshütte bei Neuwied 1892; Pressbau 1892 (4); Schmelzbau 1892; Satzachsendreherei 1892; Geschoss-Dreherei 1892; Zünderwerkstatt; Laffettenwerkstatt 1892; Vierwinde bei Bendorf 1892; Luise bei Horhausen 1892; Mühlhofener Hütte bei Engers 1892; Kohlenzeche Hannover II 1892; Sälzer und Neuack bei Essen 1892; Telescop-Gasometer 1892; Im Südviertel 1892; Walzenlager Südviertel 1892; Schiessplatz bei Meppen 1892; offener und gedeckter Schiessstand in der Fabrik in Essen 1892 (2); das Ruhrthal mit der Villa Hügel 1883. lose in Original-Halbledermappe. Mappe etwas angestaubt, Kanten teils etwas berieben, Titelblatt ein wenig gebräunt und fingerfleckig, Tafeln tadellos.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Roland Goegler]
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        The Works, edited by George Saintsbury.

      - 12 vols., 8vo., frontis. & illustrations in each volume, titles in red and black, a fine set in a handsome binding by Riviere of full straight-grained green morocco, spines gilt in compartments, boards ruled in gilt. London, Dent, 1893. A handsome set, number 56 of only 250 copies - 150 for sale in Britain and 100 for sale in America. With the elaborate bookplate of Alfred Beit (1853-1906) the leading figure in the development of the diamond and gold mines in late nineteenth-century South Africa and a friend and supporter of Cecil Rhodes. Beit retired to England in 1888 into a house called 'Tewin Water' near Welwyn, the house being the centre piece of the bookplate. A second elaborate bookplate is of Sir Otto Beit, Alfred's brother, who also was a friend and colleague of Cecil Rhodes. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Chaucer Head]
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        A Journey to Bontúku in the Interior of West Africa

      [London: Royal Geographical Society,, 1893]. [Royal Geographical Society Supplementary Papers.] Octavo (240 × 150 mm). Contemporary tan wrappers, typed paper label to upper wrapper. Engravings throughout, colour folding map. Wrappers tanned and lightly rubbed and creased, small chip from lower corner. An excellent copy. Offprint from the Supplementary Papers of the Royal Geographical Society, volume III, 1893, pp. 119–144, with a separately printed title page. The author's first published work. Freeman (1862–1943) was colonial service surgeon serving in the Gold Coast colony. This pamphlet relates an expedition into west Africa undertaken in 1888, describing the geography, wildlife, vegetation, and local communities. In 1891, after serving in Africa for four years, Freeman contracted black water fever and was invalided home. His persistent ill-health precluded running a medical practice, so he worked as a writer, becoming well-known for his detective novels.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        PLATONIA: A TALE OF OTHER WORLDS

      Bristol: J. W. Arrowsmith ... London: Simkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. Limited, n.d.. [1893]. Small octavo, pp. [1-9] 10-190,. late nineteenth century three quarter brown leather and cloth.. Rebound in three-quarter leather without the paper wrappers, shallow. chipping to leather at head and tail of spine panel, corner tips a. bit worn, outer joints rubbed and repaired, internally a clean, very. good copy. Rare. (#79732). First edition. Published in cloth and in paper wrappers, this being one of the latter. "Science fiction story of a space flight to the planet Platonista, a small, previously undiscovered, world closer to Earth than Mars, encountered accidentally after the hazardous navigation of a meteor shower. The inhabitants are human, scientifically advanced, and the planet has some curious properties, of which the oddest is that its atmosphere slows light down so that the Platonian astronomers viewing Earth see it as it was 100 years earlier." - Locke, Voyages in Space 129. "An unknown, small planet nearer than Mars. Its capital is Campanella. Private enterprise but protected by state. Stress on gradual reform." - Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, pp. 98-9. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 19. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 139. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 52. Not in Lewis or Negley.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Cours d'analyse de l'Ecole de polytechnique. Tome I: Calcul Differentiel; Tome II: Calcul Integral; Tome III: Calcul Integral, Equations Differentielles.

      Gauthier Villars, Paris, France 1893-1896.. Deuxieme Edition, entierement, refondue, 3 Bände, 542 S. - 627 S. - 612 S. mit Abbildungen, 8°, maroriertes Halbleder der Zeit mit schlichter Rückenvergoldung, Bibliotheks-Exemplare (ordnungsgemäß entwidmet) mit Papier-Rückenschildern, Stempel auf Titel, Einbände leicht berieben, insgesamt gute und innen saubere Exemplare,.

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        Petites scènes familières pour piano

      1893 - Livre épuisé In-4, 19 partitions en feuilles, sous couverture illustrée, chemise en demi-chagrin noir, décor musical formé de collages ornant les plats, étui, 62 pp. Les quinze partitions des "Petites scènes parisiennes" sont suivies de quatre pièces humoristiques intitulées "La fête au village". Claude Terrasse était le beau-frère de Pierre Bonnard. Ils collaborèrent à de nombreuses reprises, notamment avec Alfred Jarry dans le cadre du "Répertoire des Pantins". Condition : Edition originale. La couverture et chacune des dix-neuf partitions sont illustrées par une lithographie de Pierre Bonnard. Tiré à petit nombre, sans justification. Couverture habilement restaurée, partitions en parfait état. Superbe illustration en noir. 620g. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Faustroll]
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        AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED

      London: Macmillan & Co. 1893 - Unpublished ALS to "Dear Sir" written on handmade paper from 30 Torrington Square & dated "25. 1894" (CGR omits the month). One side w/blank integral leaf, approx. 35 words, signed "Christina G. Rossetti." The ALS is expertly tipped into a brilliant copy of her 1893 "Goblin Market" (London: Macmillan & Co.), in publisher's green linen w/elaborate gilt title & design by Laurence Housman to covers & spine, a.e.g., [iv] [66] pp. w/tissue-guarded titlepage illus. & numerous others by Housman. Apparently the addressee had sent a gift to Christina, & she sent this book w/covering letter to him as a token of her appreciation. ALS Fine; binding Near-Fine (extremities sl. rubbed); contents Near-Fine (tissue-guard browned). Not in Harrison. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Morte D'Arthur. The Birth Life and Acts of King Arthur of His Noble Knights of the Round Table Their Marvellous Enquests and Adventures The Achieving of the San Greal and in the End Le Morte Darthur With the Dolorous Death and Departing Out of This World of Them All (Two Volumes)

      London: J.M. Dent, 1893. First limited edition thus. Half Morocco over Marbled Boards. Very Good. One of 1,800 copies that made up the original issue of this classic version of Morte D'Arthur. 4to. xc, 990 pp. Joints rubbed, with repairs in each volume. Some wear to red morocco besides. A tad of darkening to the spines. Still a handsome binding. The pages are age toned.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books and Antiques]
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        The Waverley Novels

      Boston: Estes and Lauriat,, 1893-4. With Introductory Essay and Notes by Andrew Lang. 48 volumes, octavo (225 × 145 mm). Finely bound in scarlet half morocco, spines gilt-tooled in compartments with gilt titles direct, marbled sides with gilt rules, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Engraved frontispieces, vignette title pages printed on japon paper, and illustrated plates. Bookplate and ownership stamp of Frederick E. Reed to each volume. Very mild cockling to some leaves but still superb set in excellent condition. Edition de Grand Luxe of Walter Scott's Waverley Novels, number 352 of 500 super-deluxe sets. Estes and Lauriat also issued an "edition de luxe" of 1,000 sets, though this is the far grander and more limited edition, presented here as a magnificently bound library set. Though the bookplates in this set are numbered, sequentially, vols. 16-63 (presumably because Frederick E. Reed had 15 other volumes, not included here, of Scott's poems and works from different editions bound with these Waverley Novels a single library set), this set nonetheless constitutes Estes & Lauriat's Edition de Grand Luxe of Scott's Waverley Novels, complete as issued.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Study-Book of Mediaeval Architecture and Art; Being a Series of Working Drawings of the Principal Monuments of the Middle Ages; Whereof the Plans, Sections and Details are Drawn to Uniform Scales; 4 vols. With Notes Historical and Explanatory of the Plates

      John Grant, Edinburgh 1893 - Four volume set. First editions, 1893. Small folios, leather-backed boards, unpaginated but each vol. contains 100 plates, heavily illustrated, clean unmarked texts, Very Good ex-library copies with minor marks (bookplates, labels affixed to the spine of each vol., etc.), light soiling or foxing to some pages of the books, some discoloration to the covers too, light wear to the covers including rubbing to the leather, no dust jackets. Uncommon set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books Pittsburgh PA, ABAA]
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        Le petit chien de la Marquise.

      L. Conquet, Paris 1893 - In-12 ( 180x120 mm ) demi maroquin vieux rouge à coins. Dos à 5 nerfs ornés d'un filet perlé doré. Titre doré. Caissons richement ornés de petits fers mosaïqués. Filets pleins et perlés dorés en tête et queue. Date dorée en queue. Filets dorés sur les plats. Tête dorée.Reliure signée Victor CHAMPS.Couvertures illustrées en couleurs et dos conservés.67 pages.Ouvrage illustré de 21 dessins par Louis Morin.Praface par Maurice Tourneux.Exemplaire n° 376, un des 500 sur papier vélin teinté.Bel exemplaire malgré les mors et coins légèrement frottés. Illustrés. Champs.

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        HISTORIA GENERAL DEL TRAJE. 2 TOMOS

      - Barcelona, 1893. Edit. Montaner y Simon. Colección Historia General Del Arte. 2 tomos, obra completa. Holandesa piel editorial, tela pintada a varios colores. Lomo decorado con nervios, hierros con dorados. T.1 130 pp. Con 12 láminas al cromo pertenecen a la obra H.Arte, T. 6 y 7. T. 2 171 pp. Más 120 láminas al cromo. Ilust. Con 123 figuras intercaladas en el texto. MODA

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Raimundo]
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        Muster orientalischer Gewebe und Druckstoffe: vierzig Tafeln mit 212 Mustern in feinstem Lichtdruck (Oriental Designs of Woven and Printed Textiles)

      Verlag der Kunstanstalt Stengel & Co. (1893), Dresden - 12.75 x 19 (49 cm) Portfolio with a torn flap otherwise in Good; Illustrated by 29 collotype plates; GWO 2438. Catalog of 16th-18th century Islamic silk rugs, woven silk textiles, velvets, printed cottons and "Polish" sashes from Turkey, India and Iran. At head of title and of each plate: Kunstgewerbe-Museum zu Dresden. Missing plates 8, 10, 17, 18, 25, 27-29, 31, 35, 36. [CSROT 4123].; 10; [2] pp.

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        A Study in Scarlet

      London: Ward, Lock and Bowden, 1893. Third Edition, Fifth Printing. In Very Good condition. Pages are unmarked. Tissue guard at frontis is a bit wrinkled. Front and rear hinges lightly exposed. Slight lean to spine with spine cloth darkened. Spine chipped at head and worn at ends. Slight soiling to cloth, but boards remain bright. A nice copy.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Identification Anthropometrique. Instructions Signalétiques. Nouvelle Édition, entièrement refondue et considérablement augmentée

      Melun: Imprimerie Administrative, 1893 - Octavo (247 × 161 mm). Contemporary blue quarter cloth on marbled boards, tan morocco label to the spine. A little rubbed, hinges slightly cracked, light browning, but nonetheless a very good copy. Line-drawn frontispiece and 51 similar plates, 30 photogravure plates, 2 folding tables, folding photogravure plate of "Nuances de l'Iris humain," illustrations and diagrams to the text. First published in 1886, this edition represents Bertillon's final statement of the technique of Bertillonage or forensic anthropometry. This copy inscribed on the front free endpaper, "hommage de haute estime", to Monsieur Cruppi. Jean Cruppi (1855-1933), was a prominent French politician who served as a député for 25 years: Bertillon here addresses him as "avocat général à la Cour de Cassation". He held various ministerial posts, including education (1907), commerce and industry (1908), foreign affairs (1911), and from June 1911 to January 1912 he was minister of justice. Gernsheim explains the significance of this work in terms of the history of photography and also of the development of scientific method in detection: "In France, Germany, Spain, Italy and Denmark an anthropometrical system consisting of measuring certain bones which do not alter after maturity was adopted in the early 1880s. Alphonse Bertillon, a Parisian police officer, in 1880 devised this method for identification by measuring the length and width of the head, the length of the middle and little fingers of the left hand, of the left foot and forearm, and the height of the body. Examination of 50,000 people showed that no two had the same measurements. By the Bertillon method, photographs were divided into three classes according to height - tall, medium, or short - and each of these classes was subdivided again and again according to the other measurements. The measurements of an arrested person were given priority over comparison of photographs, thus avoiding mistaken identity due to strong chance resemblance - or a false name which prisoners frequently give" (The History of Photography). Bertillon's successes led to the system's rapid adoption in Britain and America, but flaws began to emerge, and the successful use of finger-printing signalled the end for Bertillonage. However, his work was without doubt the first fully-developed scientific system used by police to identify criminals. Bertillon standardized the mug-shot, and also created many other forensic techniques, including forensic document examination; the use of galvanoplastic compounds to preserve footprints; comparative ballistics; and the dynamometer, used to determine the degree of force used in breaking and entering. His work was viewed with approval by no less an authority than Sherlock Holmes, who in "The Naval Treaty" expressed "his enthusiastic admiration of the French savant". In The Hound of the Baskervilles Holmes is "just a little" put out to be considered second best to Bertillon, snappishly suggesting that Dr Mortimer had "better consult him" if he considers Bertillon his superior. Uncommon, particularly so signed, and with such an excellent association. Garrison-Morton 181 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        LOW TIDE ON GRAND PRE. A Book of Lyrics. Signed.

      Charles L. Webster and Co., New York 1893 - Carman, Bliss. LOW TIDE ON GRAND PRE. A Book of Lyrics. New York: Webster, 1893.First Edition of poet Bliss Carman's first authorized book and his most celebrated collection of verse, the title poem issued four-years previously by Copp Clark, Inscribed by him to first cousin, Canadian poet, Sir Charles G. D. Roberts on the front free endpaper. "No, neither Boardman, no Corrigan, but C.G., my first, "First Edition" Bliss Carman." Small 8vo. 120 pp. An essentially near fine mildly faded example in the publisher's delicate plum cloth, gilt titles to the spine, tasteful bookplate of Joseph E. Corrigan to the front pastedown, neat name (Mary) Boardman to the front free endpaper. With the Bliss Carman Memorial Fireplace pamphlet and postcard laid-in. A few pages with very light pencil appreciations in an unknown hand. Exceptional association copy. Bliss Carman FRSC [April 15, 1861 – June 8, 1929] Preeminent Canadian poet, born William Bliss Carman, Fredericton, New Brunswick. Published under the name "Bliss Carman," although the "Bliss" is his mother's surname. Arguably Canada's best known poet, dubbed by some the "unofficial poet laureate of Canada." He later moved to New York & was influential as both an editor & writer for Cosmopolitan, the Atlantic Monthly, the Chap Book and other journals. Recognized for his anthology & editing of the 10 volume work, The World's Best Poetry, 1904 & The Oxford book of American verse. In 1928 he was awarded the Lorne Pierce Gold Medal by the Royal Society of Canada. Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts, KCMG , FRSC , BA [January 10, 1860 - November 26, 1943]. Canadian poet & prose writer. Besides his own body of work, Roberts is known as the "Father of Canadian Poetry" because he served as an inspiration for other writers of his time. Roberts, his cousin Bliss Carman, Archibald Lampman and Duncan Campbell Scott were known as the "Confederation poets". $3500 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        A Study in Scarlet

      Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1893., 1893. First US Illustrated Edition. Publisher's original red cloth spine with titles in gilt, beige cloth boards with titles in red to upper; top edge gilt. With 12 black and white plates. An unusually clean and bright copy. Scarce thus. De Waal, 423.

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        PARIS-PHOTOGRAPHE, revue mensuelle illustrée de la photographie et de ses applications aux arts, aux sciences et à l'industrie. Troisième année complète soit 12 numéros.

      Office général de Photographie 1893 - - Office général de Photographie, Paris Janvier-Décembre 1893, 18,5x27cm, 12 fascicules brochés. - Edition originale. Troisième année complète en 12 numéros de cette rarissime revue savante fondée et dirigée par Paul Nadar. Chaque exemplaire comporte au moins deux hors texte dont une planche de clichés photographiques de Nadar et une photographie souvent reproduite en héliogravure. Contribution de P. Nadar, A. et L. Lumière, A. Marey, G. Geffroy, J. Grand-Carteret, J. Demarçay, Davison, S. Ferrand, H. Fourtier, C. Gravier, A. Guerronnan, Ponton d'Amécourt, H. Reeb, L. Vidal, J. Waterhouse. Parmi les nombreux sujets traités, on trouvera la chronophotographie, l'obtention des couleurs, ciels en photographie, Le pélerinage de la Mecque (très belle héliogravure hors texte de la cérémonie du grand çalat). « Nous pensons faire oeuvre de progrès en intéressant encore davantage le public à cette découverte toute française de la Photographie. ». Ainsi, Paul Nadar achevait-il son introduction en guise de présentation de cette précieuse revue, contenant un cliché du célèbre photographe par numéro. A l'origine de la création de Paris-photographe, P. Nadar explique l'inexistence d'une luxueuse revue de photographie en France, contrairement aux magnifiques publications étrangères. Quelques rares et infimes mouillures marginales et petites déchirures sans gravité, sinon très beaux exemplaires non coupés formant un ensemble d'une insigne rareté. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Jane Annie, or The Good Conduct Prize

      Chappell & Co, London 1893 - Paperback. This is a very scarce item with an interesting history. J.M. Barrie (1860-1937) and Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) met early in their writing careers when they both wrote for the magazine The Idler. They were both Scottish and passionate about cricket, and they became great friends. Their odd collaboration in writing this operetta came about because Barrie had agreed to write the libretto. He became ill, however, perhaps suffering a nervous breakdown, and his friend Doyle came to his rescue by collaborating with him on the work. Despite their efforts, the operetta was a failure, which apparently bothered them very little. In the original printed wrappers. This is very nice copy of this uncommon work, particularly in this condition. This is a variant issue of this unusual collaboration. Housed in slipcase with the bookplates of Lord Ezher and Clark Hunter. LIT/100709. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Jane Annie: The Conduct Prize - A New and Original Comic Opera (First Edition)

      Chappell, London 1893 - First Edition, fourth issue. Octavo. Sewn wrappers. Two copies, one Very Good and one only Fair. A one-time collaboration between the two British literary giants, a play written when both worked for the London magazine The Idler. Barrie began the work, but fell ill, at which point it was completed by Doyle. The better copy has the publisher's stamp on the front wrapper, perhaps a review copy, with small chips at the extremities of the wrapper. The second copy has a horizontal split to the front wrapper, and the front wrapper is detached and chipped at the edges, rear wrapper missing. Both copies are housed together in a half-leather clamshell box with red leather, raised bands, gilt titles, and marbled paper-covered edges and cloth-covered boards. Owner name in gilt at the bottom of the front board of the box. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Jane Annie; of, the Good Conduct Prize. A new and original English Comic Opera

      Chappell & Co., London 1893 - Octavo. Paper Softcover, 1893. Fourth Series. Ex-library with the usual treatments. 52pp. Toned panels with fading lettering are detached, heavily chipped along extremities, fading advertisements on versos. Consists of three, intact, signatures bound by two, slightly loose, silk string cords. Pages are clean and free of reader's markings. Several preliminary and terminal leaves have very minor chips or dog-earred bottom corners. Overall, handles well. Pamphlet is protected by scratched, emerald green slipcase (see photos). J.M. Barrie, best known for Peter Pan, and Arthur Conan Doyle, best known for Sherlock Holmes, collaborated on this piece, which featured musical composition by Ernest Ford. Jane Annie premiered in London, where it was considered a "flop," but also toured through Bradford, Newcastle, Manchester, and Birmingham, where it was better received but still criticized. [Green and Gibson, C4]

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        Robert Browning

      [London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1893] - One of 25 photogravure portraits published in ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON AND HIS FRIENDS, a posthumous appreciation of Julia Margaret Cameron. A stately Browning in Monk's Robes One of 400. 9 3/4" x 7 3/4". Photogravure after portrait from life by Cameron. Fine. Truthful Lens 29 ("highly professional illustrations")

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        The Badminton Library of Sport and Pastimes: Golf. Edited by His Grace the Duke of Beaufort, assisted by Alfred E. T. Watson.

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1893 - Octavo (185 × 135 mm). Contemporary green half calf, titles to spine gilt, marbled sides and endpapers, top edge gilt. 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. Frontispiece and illustrations throughout. Sixth edition, revised.

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        The Book hunter in Paris: Studies Among the Bookstalls and the Quays

      Elliot Stock, London 1893 - Book in Very good condition with gilded top edge and untrimmed fore and bottom edges. Book is quarter bound in original leather over green cloth boards. Corner slightly bumped and slightly worn. Spine lettering is gilded and in VG condition, except where publisher is noted, which is readable by chipped. An excellent copy of a 120 year old classic. Internally unmarked and still tight. may be signed on page xxv. I really can't tell. it may be printed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [One Hundred Chrysanthemums]

      Kyoto: Tanaka Jihei & Yamada Naosaburo, July & December 1893., 1893. 2 Volumes. small folio. [ff. 27; ff. 27]. text in Japanese. calligraphy by Yusaku. 50 colour woodblock prints of chrysanthemums by Hasegawa (4 double-page, some with added hand-colour). original wrs. (wrs. with some light soiling & slight chipping at inner edges). The colour woodblocks present a beautiful display of fifty different varieties of chrysanthemums, Japan?s national flower. Originating in China, the chrysanthemum was introduced into Japan around the 8th century A.D., and the sixteen-petaled chrysanthemum was adopted for the crest and official seal of the Emperor. The Imperial throne of Japan is referred to as the ?Chrysanthemum Throne?. Regarded as a symbol of the sun, perfection, and long life, the chrysanthemum is celebrated by the Japanese during the annual Festival of Happiness held in November. We have been unable to determine whether or not further volumes of the work were published..

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        L'Anglicanisme et les Sectes Dissidentes en 1892

      ONT>, 1893 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A scarce and first edition of this French work on the Church of England and dissenting sects. First Edition. 'Etude sur la situation religieuse de l'Angleterre a la fin du XIXe sicle'. 'The Anglicans and Dissenters - Study on the religious situation of England at the end of the nineteenth century'. Condition: In a half morocco binding with marbled boards. Externally, smart with some rubbing to the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Age toning but clean throughout. Ink inscription to p15. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        IL PENTAMERONE; OR, THE TALE OF TALES [TWO VOLUMES] Being a Translation by the Late Sir Richard Burton of IL Pentamerone; Overo Lo Cunto De LI Cunte, Tratenemiento De LI Peccerille, of Giovanni Battista Basile, Count of Torone

      London: Henry and Co.. Very Good. 1893. First Edition. Hardcover. Small spot on top edge. Minor rubbing to boards and spine ends with light chips. Outer hinge covering weak. Boards with extremely light bubbling. Endpapers with light foxing. Hinges not tight ; Large, limited edition # 165 ; 8vo; 562 pages .

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        Through Connemara in a Governess Cart

      London: W. H. Allen & Co., Limited,, 1893. Illustrated by W. W. Russell from Sketches by Edith OE. Summerville. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles and pictorial design to spine and upper board in black, blue, and gilt, dark brown coated endpapers. 16 plates, illustrations throughout the text. Bookplate. Spine rolled and faded, spots to spine, top corner bumped, a few small spots to title pages and occasionally to contents. A very good copy. First edition, Hudson's B cloth.

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        Through Connemara in a Governess Cart. Illustrated by W. W. Russell from Sketches by Edith OE. Summerville.

      London: W. H. Allen & Co., Limited, 1893 - Octavo. Original red cloth, titles and pictorial design to spine and upper board in black, blue, and gilt, dark brown coated endpapers. Bookplate. Spine rolled and faded, spots to spine, top corner bumped, a few small spots to title pages and occasionally to contents. A very good copy. 16 plates, illustrations throughout the text. First edition, Hudson's B cloth. Hudson page 7. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Through Connemara in a Governess Cart. Illustrated by W. W. Russell, from Sketches by Edith OE. Summerville.

      London: W. H. Allen & Co., Limited, 1893 - Octavo. Original green cloth, titles and pictorial design to spine and upper board in gilt, black, yellow, purple, and white, black coated endpapers. Two bookplates, ownership signature partially erased from title page, bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. Very slightly rubbed at extremities, a little spotting to half-title. An excellent copy. 16 plates, illustrations throughout the text. No publisher's ads. First edition. Hudson lists several bindings, and in this case the cloth is green and the pages trimmed. Hudson page 7. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Strand Magazine

      George Newnes Ltd, London 1893 - Vol. VI. July-December 1893. Rebound in burgundy with black leather spine and corners. Raised bands to spine with titles on paper label. 720pp + index. Illustrated with photographs and engravings in black and white. Contains 5 Sherlock Holmes stories. Slight foxing but otherwise a handsome book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Illustrated Catalogue of Piano-Forte Actions

      Wessell, Nickel & Gross, New York 1893 - Publisher's maroon morocco-grained cloth, title blocked in gilt on upper cover (spine chipped at head and foot, rear free endpaper with small loss) An early piano catalogue with wonderful semi-abstract lithographed plates. A detailed trade catalogue of piano actions produced by Wessell, Nickel & Gross, who had learned their trade with Steinway & Sons before leaving to set up on their own in 1874. In 1888 they opened a sizeable factory between 45th and 46th Streets on Tenth Avenue in New York City, "the most extensive and complete manufacturing institution of its kind in the world." (p. [2]). By the time the present work was published in 1893, they had become one of the leading manufacturers of piano-forte actions in the United States. Their brand and tradition of quality was revived in 2005, when their trademark was bought by the Burgett brothers. To the modern eye, the unintentional virtue of this work is to be found in Lindner, Edy and Clauss's beautiful and technically spectacular plates. The publisher's intentions were to produce technically precise images of their products. To the modern eye, these plates are viewed through a lens tinged by images of the work of the Suprematists and Constuctivists working in Russia in the 1920s - particularly El Lissitzky. The strongly-coloured semi-abstract plates have the same sense of the militaristic triumph of the machine that can be found in the work of the Russian Avant-garde. The Dadists would have approved. Scarce. OCLC locate only four copies: Cambridge, The Smithsonian, NYU and The Winterthur Museum. Not in Romaine. For the lithographers see Jay T. Last The Color Explosion p.46. (9 1/4 x 11 1/2 inches). Lithographed four-colour decorative title, 56 lithographic plates (comprised of: 2 tinted views of the factory, 1 tinted composite group portrait of the three company owners, 7 plates printed in silver and black, 46 printed in colours, silver and gilt), all by Lindner, Eddy & Clauss of New York. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Rough Verse Renderings From Four Italian Poets into English, And From Three English Poets into Italian

      Bath - Original manuscript, 1893 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An interesting manuscript written on an earlyCaligraph Writing Machine. Containing works of Dante Alighieri, G. B. Niccolini, Vittorio Alfieri and Alessandro Manzoni translated into English, and Milton, Shakespeare and Tennyson translated into Italian. With a bookseller's ink stamp to front free endpaper of C. Hallett of Bath. Condition: In a half morocco binding with marbled paper covered boards. Externally, water damage to rear board causing loss to paper and lifting to leather. Wear and rubbing to extremities. Internally, binding tender. Marks to pages and endpapers with slight water damage throughout, most notable to final few pages and endpapers. Overall: FAIR.

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        The Pamirs. Being a narrative of a year's expedition on horseback and on foot through Kashmir, Western Tibet, Chinese Tartary and Russian Central Asia.

      London: John Murray, 1893 - 2 volumes, octavo. Original pale blue ribbed moiré cloth, title in silver to the spines, and to the upper boards together with a large block of a Buddha, sepia patterned endpapers. Cloth a little spotted and sunned as usual, hinges just a little tender, light browning, but overall a very good set. Portrait frontispiece to volume I and 20 other plates, numerous illustrations to the text, 3 folding coloured maps, one full-page map as frontispiece to volume II, double-page table. First edition. "He started from Rawalpindi in April 1892, reached Kashgar in Chinese Turkestan in December 1892, and continued west through Ferghana and Transcaspia, reaching Samarkand in January 1893. He had ridden and walked 2500 miles, traversing forty-one mountain passes and sixty-nine rivers" (ODNB). Dunmore explains in his introduction that he has "studiously avoided giving any opinions on the political aspect of affairs, in that much vexed district." But Middleton and Thomas have suggested in their guide to the region, Tajikistan and the High Pamirs, that he was engaged in some form of diplomatic negotiation with the local emirs, or was reconnoitring territory that had been crossed and re-crossed by Younghusband and Grombchevsky just a couple of years before. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Gil Blas, illustré hebdomadaire, du 1er janvier 1893 au 7 janvier 1894.

      Gil Blas 1893 - - Gil Blas, Paris 1893-1894, 27,5x41cm. - Edition originale. Reliure en demi percaline olive, plats de papier à la cuve, coins émoussés, coupes éraflées. Reliure de l'époque. Chaque numéro contient bien ses quatre pages, quelques légères déchirures marginales sans atteinte au texte, ainsi que des pliures. Un numéro supplémentaire à destination des abonnés en fin de volume. Contributions de Guy de Maupassant ("La Patronne", "Le Verrou", "Le Pain maudit", "Boitelle", "Le Père", "Clair de lune", "Fin d'amour" (poème), "La Parure", "Ce cochon de Morin", "Au bord de l'eau", "A Tunis"), Stéphane Mallarmé ("Apparition"), Maurice Leblanc ("La Fortune de M. Fouque"), Marcel Schwob ("Le Roi au Masque d'Or", "Les Milésiennes"), Aristide Bruant ("Grelotteux", "Pus d'patrons", "Respec'aux abattis"), Charles Baudelaire ( publication posthume de "Sed non Satiata", "Réversibilité", "Le Balcon", "Ciel brouillé", "L'amour du mensonge", "Le Jet d'eau", "Causerie", "Le Jour des morts", "Don Juan aux Enfers"), Jean Richepin ("Les Caresses", "Achetez mes belles violettes", "Premier départ", "Floréal", "Idylle de pauvres", "Bonnes filles", "Dans les fleurs", "Ch'tiote", "Ballade du rodeur des champs", "La Casquette", "Le Mort maudit", "La Dette", "Adieu", "Les Petiots", "Partance", "Noël misérable"), Paul Verlaine ("Les Coquillages", "En sourdine", "Romance sans parole", "Sagesse", "Sur l'herbe", "A la promenade"), José Maria de Heredia ("Le lit"), Edgar Poe ("La Barrique d'Amontillado" traduction de Charles Baudelaire), Alphonse Allais ("Réversibilité", "L'arroseur"), Georges Courteline ("Lidoire", "Margot", "26", "Boubouroche", "La Pendule", "Exempt de cravate", "Je m'en fous", "Belle petite", "Un mal de gorge"), Edmond et Jules de Goncourt ("L'amour au XVIIIe siècle"), Marcel Prévost ("Cousine Laura"), Victor Hugo ("Ave, dea, moriturus te salutat!"), Théophile Gautier (publication posthume "A une robe rose"), Alphonse Daudet ("La Moisson au bord de la mer", "La Musique aux Champs"), François Coppée ("Rousse", "Brune"), Villiers de l'Isle-Adam ("La Torture par l'espérance") dessins de , Steinlen, Marcel Capy, Guillaume, Guydo et Belon parmi d'autres. Journal illustré de nombreux dessins en couleurs et en noir et blanc, parfois en pleine page voire en double page, ainsi que de partitions musicales. Gil Blas est un ancien hebdomadaire de presse écrite français, fondé par Auguste Dumont, qui a paru du 19 novembre 1879 au 4 août 1914, puis très épisodiquement du 20 janvier 1921 à mars 1940. Pendant une période, à partir du 17 novembre 1909, il fut dirigé par Henri de Noussanne et Pierre de Maroussein. Le Gil Blas se voulut d'abord littéraire. De grandes plumes s'y exprimèrent dans des chroniques qui connurent un vif succès : Guy de Maupassant (ou Maufrigneuse) dont la collaboration fut la plus longue (1881-1888), Paul Arène, Émile Bergerat, Clovis Hugues, René Maizeroy, Jean Richepin, etc. Tout aussi importants étaient les feuilletons, signés par Émile Zola, Hector Malot, Théodore de Banville, et Octave Mirbeau notamment. De son côté, Maupassant y publia « Une vie » (février-avril 1883), « Bel Ami » (avril-mai 1885), « Mont-Oriol » (décembre 1886-jévrier 1887), etc. Outre ces chroniques et ces feuilletons, Zola défendit certaines de ses oeuvres dans le journal, par le biais des « Lettres au Directeur » (sur « le Rêve », 8 novembre 1888 sur « la Bête humaine », 13 novembre 1889). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        HOW THE LATIN AMERICAN MARKETS MAY BE REACHED BY THE MANUFACTURERS OF THE UNITED STATES 1893

      1893 - TITLE: HOW THE LATIN AMERICAN MARKETS MAY BE REACHED BY THE MANUFACTURERS OF THE UNITED STATES 1893 AUTHOR: BENJ. HARRISON (ACTING SECRETARY OF STATE) PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) /COPYRIGHT: BUREAU OF THE AMERICAN REPUBLICS, WASHINGTON, U. S. A. EDITION: First Edition assumed CATEGORY: Business, Government, Decorative BINDING/COVER: Hardback without dust jacket COLOR: Maroon CONDITION: Ex-WOODRUFF MEMORIAL LIBRARY and Young Folks Library copy with the usual stamps and markings present. Slight scuffs to the side edges of the boards. There is a nice Young Folks Library checkout pocket glued to the inside front board and a stamp to the back inside board. Book is without marks or writings other than those from the libraries, pages are clean, and book is tight and sturdy. SIZE: 6 x 9 (approximately) PAGES: 505 pages. Good/None dust jacket condition as issued. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: HOW THE LATIN AMERICAN MARKETS MAY BE REACHED BY THE MANUFACTURERS OF THE UNITED STATES 1893. On the title page: "52 Congress 2d Session. SENATE. EX. DOC., 96, Part 1." THIS IS THE ONLY COPY FOUND FOR SALE ON THE INTERNET AT THE TIME OF THIS RESEARCH!!!!! COMPETITIVE PRICING! Once paid, books will ship immediately without email notification to customer (it's on the way), you are welcomed to email about shipment date! REFUNDS: All ViewFair books, prints, and manuscript items are 100% refundable up to 14 business days after item is received. InvCodePrc 1350 E H V VIEWFAIR BOOKS: 005919 - amz: 5M-RAB6-IPIH [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Catalogue of the Madreporian corals in the British Museum (Natural History).

      London: British Museum (Natural History). 1893. -

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        CATALOGUE OF THE SNAKES IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM (natural history) (3 vol. 1893-96)

      1893 - WARNING : additional postage will apply for shipping out of Canada. Please ask before command. London, printed by order of the trustees, 1893-96, hardcovers, brown cloth, about 8 ¾ X 5 ¾ inches, (xiii) 448 (28 plates and 17 pages of ads), (xi) 382 (20 B&W plates and 18 pages of ads), and (xiv) 727 (25 plates and 19 pages of ads). Three covers are in fine condition with minimal edge waer and some fading to back board of vol.1 (see images). Interiors are Very Fine without any noticeable wear EXCEPT a small university satmp to title page and a small inscription at end of each vol. All plates are present and in mint condition. A very nice set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Journey to Bontúku in the Interior of West Africa. [Royal Geographical Society Supplementary Papers.]

      [London: Royal Geographical Society, 1893] - Octavo (240 × 150 mm). Contemporary tan wrappers, typed paper label to upper wrapper. Wrappers tanned and lightly rubbed and creased, small chip from lower corner. An excellent copy. Engravings throughout, colour folding map. Offprint from the Supplementary Papers of the Royal Geographical Society, volume III, 1893, pp. 119–144, with a separately printed title page. The author's first published work. Freeman (1862–1943) was colonial service surgeon serving in the Gold Coast colony. This pamphlet relates an expedition into west Africa undertaken in 1888, describing the geography, wildlife, vegetation, and local communities. In 1891, after serving in Africa for four years, Freeman contracted black water fever and was invalided home. His persistent ill-health precluded running a medical practice, so he worked as a writer, becoming well-known for his detective novels.

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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

      New York: Francis P. Harper, 1893. A new edition limited to 1000 copies. The present set is one of 800 copies on fine book paper (an additional 200 copies were on hand-made paper) In four volumes which includes three text volumes and an atlas volume with index and contains three large folding maps in rear pocket 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 journals and field notebooks of the explorers, together with a new biographical and bibliographical introduction, new maps and other illustrations and a complete index. The editor, Elliott Coues was Captain and assistant Surgeon in the United States Army, Secretary and Naturalist, United States Geological Survey, and Member of the National Academy of Sciences, etc. While this was the definitive account of the most important exploration of the North American continent, Couse states that the first edition which consisted of 1417 copies and was hurried in its completion, with many errors and of a poor work. Howes notes that the present set is the best scholarly edition. A handsome set bound in publisher's green cloth, spine lettering gilt, minor cosmetic restoration to spines and hinges. Very nice. [Howes-L317, Wagner-Camp p.61-62]. Octavo.

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