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        Album Missionis Terrae Sanctae

      Gualassini e Bertarelli, Milano 1893 - 2 volumes. Oblong Quarto. Half leather with brick cloth binding. Gilt stamped with black border and decorations. The first volume covers Judea and Galilee, and the second volume Syria, Cyprus, and Aegyptus (Egypt). Encompasses the Franciscan missions throughout the Middle East. Each page with original hand-painted etchings after photographs, mounted within gilt-printed mat boards. Profusely illustrated. Some maps. Every page with descriptive text on facing page. Volume one with 146 illustrations, volume two with 116. Cloth at edges lightly frayed. Some scuffing to spine of second volume. Spine of first volume lightly worn along top edge. An extraordinary record of Franciscan churches, schools and priests with architectural and interior views. With text in Latin, English, German, French, and Italian. Overall good+ condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ballads and Narrative Poems

      (Hammersmith: Printed by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, 14th October, 1893). . Limited edition, one of 310 copies printed on Flower paper. (iv), 227, (1) pp. Original full limp vellum, silk ties (3 intact, 1 missing), gilt lettered direct to spine, contemporary neat ownership inscription to first free endpaper. Spine slightly darkened, some light marks, front and rear endpapers very lightly spotted, otherwise very good. The text is printed in black and red in Golden type. Peterson, A20. Halliday Sparling, 20.

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        Two autograph postcards both signed [typically, "A Lopes V"], addressed to António [Vieira] Natividade, Alcobaça, from Casa de S. Pedro, S. Pedro de Moel, undated [Lisbon postmark illegible; Alcobaça postmark dated 22 July 1912] and addressed to Dr. [!?] Joaquim [Vieira] Natividade, from Largo da Rosa, 7, Lisboa, dated 15 December [1912; both Lisbon and Alcobaça postmarks dated 16 December 1912], respectively.

      - Closely written in a legible hand. Both postcards stamped in green in the upper outer corner of the verso with Vieira's typical snail above a banner with his motto "OR:PIANGO:OR:CANTO", and a scallop shell [Vieira] below. 10.5 x 14.9 cm., Fine condition. ---- Both recipients are addressed as "Querido Amigo". The postcard to António Natividade contains 19 lines. Vieira expresses regrets that he was not able to see Natividade's daughters, and insists that these regrets are regrets of friendship and not of protocol. He asks that a message be given to Joaquim [Natividade] about his admiration for an article which had appeared in @Extremadura. A letter apparently sent by Ivo Cruz to António is referred to.The postcard to Joaquim Natividade refers to having read in a newspaper about a conference, mentions "monges agrónimos" and expresses much friendship for the "ilustre tribo Natividade", ending with his hopes that António [Natividade] had [illegible] with Lourenço Almeida.António Vieira Natividade (1893-1946), archeologist and ethnographer, son and collaborator with the illustrious Alcobaça archeologist Manuel Vieira Natividade, took an active part in the restoration of the famous Cistercian Abbey of Alcobaça. His brother, Joaquim Vieira Natividade (1899-1968), agronomist and internationally renowned forestry expert, directed the Departamento de Pomologia da Estação Agronómica Nacional and the Estação de Experimentação Florestal do Sobreiro. Among his numerous publications, mostly of a scientific nature, were @Os monges agrónomos do Mosteiro de Alcobaça, conferências (1943), and @O regionalismo de Afonso Lopes Vieira (1946).Afonso Lopes Vieira (Leiria, 1878-Lisbon, 1946) was Portugal's best traditional poet of the twentieth century. In 1916 he resigned his post as Redactor da Câmara dos Deputados in Lisbon in order to dedicate himself to reading and to poetry. His home, S. Pedro de Moel, became a haven for artists, musicians and writers. He also traveled extensively in Europe and North Africa, and reminiscences of these travels often appear in his works.The author's earliest published works were written as a student at Coimbra, 1897-1900, e.g., @Para quê?, 1897, and @Náufrago, 1898. From this melancholy phase he passed into a nationalistic one, in which he publicized early Portuguese literature, aiming to "reaportuguesar Portugal tornando-o europeau." During this period he helped prepare an edition of Camões (1928) and edited Montemayor's @Diana, the @Amadis, and Rodrigues Lobo. His Portuguese translation of the @Poema do Cid was published in the review @Lusitânia, of which Lopes Vieira served as secretary. He also wrote works for children, e.g, @Animais nossos amigos, 1911, and @Canto infantil, 1912.---- For Afonso Lopes Vieira, see Innocêncio XX, 311; @Exposição bibliográfica de Afonso Lopes Vieira; also @Grande enciclopédia XV, 453-5; Maria Amélia Gomes in Machado, ed., @Dicionário de literatura portuguesa, pp. 501-2; Fernando Guimarães in @Biblos, V, 844-6; @Dicionário cronológico de autores portugueses, III, 214-6; Saraiva & Lopes, @História da literatura portuguesa (17th ed., 2001) p. 961; Bell, @Portuguese Literature p. 337: "There is a certain strength as well as a subtle music about his verse which is of good promise for the future." On António Vieira Natividade and Joaquim Vieira Natividade, see @Grande enciclopédia, XVIII, 444-5. Also Ignacio García Pereda, @Joaquim Vieira Natividade (1899-1968), ciência e política do sobreiro e da cortiça, Lisbon, 2008.

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        Album de Forain.

      H. Simonis Empis [1893], Paris - Folio (42 cm); [4] leaves and [50] printed plates of Fourain's cartoons. Original hand-tinted wraps bound in. Upper wrap loose. Many plates with English translation of caption supplied in ink (in Hoe's hand?). Pervasive damp stain at juncture of gutter and top edge. Bound in half levant morocco over marbled boards, by David. Bookplate of Robert Hoe, later bookplate (by E.D. French) of Colonel C.L.F. Robinson. Reference: Hoe sale III, 1194 (this copy). The Hoe-Robinson copy of a collection of cartoons that affectionately satirize Parisian sexual-social customs. Forain was a friend and protégé of Degas, and a follower of Daumier. The preface is by the French novelist Alphonse Daudet, who writes, "The whole of Paris is there, modern Paris, from top to bottom, Paris and its terrors, its joys, its vices. explored by two sharp black eyes prying and watching." This copy bears the ownership marks of two notable book collectors. Robert Hoe (1839-1909) was the founding president of the Grolier Club, New York's prestigious society of book collectors. His book collection rivaled that of his contemporary, J. Pierpont Morgan, but unlike Morgan he dispersed his books in a massive auction in 1911, where indeed Morgan acquired many prizes for his own library. C.L. F. Robinson (1874-1916) was the president of Colt Firearms, and a yeoman book collector. His library was sold at Anderson's shortly after his death, the same house that dispersed the Hoe library, for the considerable sum of $45,000. First edition, limited to 75 copies on Chine, this being #14, signed in pencil by the artist. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rodger Friedman Rare Book Studio, ABAA]
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        Landscape Gardening in Japan [together with;] Supplement to Landscape Gardening in Japan

      Tokyo: Kelly and Walsh, Limited,, 1893. 2 volumes, folio. Original green cloth on bevelled boards, titles and pictorial decoration gilt to front board gilt, landscape in blind to rear board, gilt-patterned endpapers. 37 plates and numerous illustrations to the text in volume I, volume II with 40 tissue-guarded collotype plates from photographs. A little rubbed at the extremities, corners bumped, title pages lightly browned, some marginal browning, but overall very good and remains a handsome set. First edition, first impression. In 1876 Conder was contracted to the Japanese Imperial Government as professor of architecture at the Imperial College of Engineering, which "involved him in teaching the first generation of architects in the Western tradition and in acting as architect to the new energetic and innovative Japanese government … [however] Conder arrived in Japan receptive to it and to its culture. He taught his students to admire and be proud of the great Japanese temples and castles" (ODNB). The present work is demonstrative of this reciprocity, being the first study to introduce the Japanese garden aesthetic to Western readers. A handsomely produced work, and an essential addition to any gardening library. The superb collotypes in the supplement were produced by the great Japanese photographic pioneer Ogawa from his own photographs. Neat contemporary book-tickets of Else Lindquist to the front pastedowns.

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      London: B.F.Stevens, 1893. later quarter leather with original paper wrappers bound-in. Columbus. folio. later quarter leather with original paper wrappers bound-in. (iv), xiii-lxvi, (iv) pages with 3 plates. Limited to "Only Twenty Copies Printed, all being for Private Distribution. No. (blank)" (this copy is not numbered). This special version of just the introduction to this facsimile has a separate half-title on which is printed "Presented by the author to (blank)" at the top of the page. Historical introduction by Henry Harrisse. Compiled, edited and a preface by Benjamin Franklin Stevens, the son of Henry Stevens. With descriptions of the documents in the Paris Cartulary, two color illustrations of the coat of arms of Columbus and the hand-illuminated dedication page. Also includes a separate plate showing the "bag in which Columbus transmitted the Book of his Priviledges to the Genoese Ambassador, March, 1502." Spine is slightly rubbed, with minor scratching to the cover. Well-preserved copy.

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        Le docteur Pascal.

      Paris, Bibliothèque Charpentier, 1893. - In-8 (19 x 12), 1 f. Blanc; Une planche repliée en frontispice (Arbre généalogique des Rougon-Macquart). 1 f. (faux-titre et justif tirage) ; 1 f (titre); 1 f. (" A la mémoire de ma mère.") ; 390 pp.-1 f. non chiffré (prospectus pour un portrait d' Emile Zola, gravé à l'eau-forte par Fernand Desmoulins). Demi-maroquin cerise, dos à 4 nerfs, tête dorée, non rogné, couvertures conservées. Édition originale du vingtième et dernier titre des Rougon-Macquart, comprenant un tableau généalogique dépliant. Un des 340 exemplaires numérotés sur papier de Hollande (n° 62) après 40 ex sur papier du Japon. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Le Docteur Pascal

      1893 - Paris, Bibliothèque Charpentier, 1893. Broché,125x193mm, 390pp. Dos très proprement restauré. EDITION ORIGINALE. UN DES 340 EXEMPLAIRES numérotés sur Hollande, complet de l?arbre généalogique dépliant.Ce vingtième et dernier volume de la série des Rougon-Macquart est le symbole même du naturalisme littéraire.Le Docteur Pascal conserve précieusement l?ensemble des documents qui retracent les destins tragiques de toute la famille et mettent en lumière l?importance de l?hérédité. Effrayée par cette vérité, sa mère essayera de les détruire mais devra attendre le mort de son fils pour réussir son forfait. Seul restera l?arbre généalogique dans sa version définitive et reproduit en début d?ouvrage.Zola avait décidé d?introduire une reproduction de cet arbre dans le huitième volume de la série, Une Page d?amour, sur la demande des lecteurs mais aussi pour montrer que l?ensemble du cycle était déjà préétabli.Rare en condition broché.

      [Bookseller: Librairie le pas sage]
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        The Poems of William Shakespeare

      Middlesex: Kelmscott Press, 1893. Limited to 510 copies of which this is one of 500 on paper. Printed in red and black with ornamental borders and initials. Finely bound in full olive green morocco with inlays of green and brown leather with ornate gilt work of floral and pontille design. Spine compartments of green and brown and panels of similar gilt. Housed in a full green leather clamshell box signed by the binder Bayntun-Riviere. One of the more popular books of this celebrated press it is rare thus and, in a near contemporary fine binding, a most desirable and lovely object. . 1st of This Edition. Leather. Fine. Octavo.

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        The New Laws of the Indies for the Treatment and Preservation of the Indians Promulgated by the Emperor Charles the Fifth 1542-1543. A facsimile reprint of the original Spanish edition together with a literal translation into the English language. To which is prefixed an Historical Introduction by Henry Stevens of Vermont and Fred W. Lucas

      London: Chiswick Press, 1893 - This work consists of two important ordinances issued by the Spanish monarchy on November 20, 1542, and June 4, 1543. Under the active influence of Bartolomeo de las Casas ("friend of the Indians") the new laws had the special design of ensuring better treatment of the Indians, limiting the distribution of their lands, and, above all, protecting them against enslavement by the conquering Spaniards. "Las Leyes Nuevas" are reprinted here in this fine facsimile from the copy on vellum in the British Museum, and are followed by an English translation. Much of the book is taken up by the historical Introduction by Henry Stevens, who denounces the Spanish mistreatment of the Indians. Ironically, the Spanish crown was later forced to rescind the new laws by colonists who were outraged at having to give up their right to a quota of enslaved Indian laborers. A magnificent and impressive production by the Chiswick Press, one of only 13 printed on vellum No. 11 of 13 copies printed on vellum (there were also 88 copies printed on paper). Folio (12-3/4 x 8-7/8 in.; 32.4 x 22.5 cm). Title with vignette, numerous woodcut illustrations, and large initial capitals. Loose, as issued, in publisher's decorated board portfolio with maroon velvet straps, in publisher's maroon morocco-backed clamshell box with printed label on upper cover; box worn, a few rust marks on upper board

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        Chambers's Encyclopedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge, 10 Volume Set

      J.B. Lippincott Company,1893. Hard Cover. Very Scarce. All volumes in similar condition condition, except as noted. Blind stamped leather covers with gilt decoration on spine, colored endpapers. Covers have mild shelfwear, lightly rubbed corners/edges, slight soiling, slightly frayed spine ends. Volume I: 2 lightly bumped corners. Volume X: straight tear below top spine end. Volume III: small tear at top of front endpaper. Pages are clean and unmarked, slightly toned with light foxing on fore-edges.Numerous color maps, several pull-outs. Light foxing on most of the color maps, and the pages that surround them. Foxing does not affect legibility. Binding is tight. Hinges are cracked. Very heavy set, nearly 50 lbs. Very nice set.

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        Sylvie and Bruno. Together with Sylvie and Bruno Concluded.

      London Macmillan and Co. 1889, 1893 - Two octavo volumes. xxiii, 400pp., + 3pp. advertisements; xxxi, 423 pp., + 5 pp. advertisements. First editions. Each volume inscribed to "Mrs. Morgan" by the author on the half-title, the first volume bearing Carroll's handwritten date of December 12. Apparently, this is the same copy of Sylvie and Bruno mentioned in The Lewis Carroll Handbook by Williams, Madan, and Green. Carroll was still correcting page proofs of the book in November of 1889, "but a presentation copy is known which was dispatched on 12 Dec. in that year," according to the authors. In the companion volume, Carroll dates the inscription to Morgan December 27, two days prior to the book's official release, indicating a second presentation copy and a significant association with Morgan. Each volume contains 46 black and white illustrations by Harry Furniss, who in discussing his relationship with Carroll once mused, "I was willful and erratic, bordering on insanity. We therefore got along splendidly." Bound by Riviere and Son in full red morocco, with gilt-rule border to both boards, gilt decorative device at corners of turn-ins, and marbled endpapers. Spine in six compartments, gilt lettered. Original bindings of full red cloth bound in, each cover bearing a small gilt illustration of one of the characters from the book within a circular border. Both volumes very fine. A.e.g. (Williams, Madan & Green 217, 250). [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Pall Mall Magazine

      06 - London - George Routledge & Sons, Ltd 1893 - Twenty-sixfinely bound and uniformvolumes of The Pall Mall Magazine. Bound in half leather with gilt lettering and spine decoration. This set contains volumes I - X, XIV, XVI, XVII-XX, XXII, XXIV-XXV, XXVII, XXIX, and XXXIV-XXVIII. Contributors to these volumes include Algernon C. Swinburne, Arthur Conan Doyle, E. Nesbit, Rudyard Kipling, Thomas Hardy, George Meredith, Bram Stoker, Bret Harte, Guy de Maupassant, Arthur Symons, A. T. Quiller Couch, Joseph Conrad, Austin Dobson, H. Rider Haggard, and very many more. Several volumes have a Sharpe & Kellet bookbinder's label to the front pastedown. Several volumes have a C. & H. Ratcliffe bookseller's label to the rear pastedown. The Pall Mall Magazine was first published in 1893, under the patronage of William Waldorf Astor. It was created to publish the finest in poetry and fiction, and interestingly the magazine found itself publishing all manner of artists including Swinburne, Kipling, Meredith and Hardy. The Pall Mall Magazine published poetry, short stories, serialized fiction, and general articles, in a monthly illustrated edition, for the price of one shilling. The volumes were decorated and illustrated with art and photography. The Pall Mall Magazine was a successful and significant periodical of its time. Condition: The bindings are generally tight and firm. One plate in volume 6 is detached. Several innerhinges are strained. The frontinner hinge of volume 2 has failed. There is some mild wear to the extremities, including some mild rubbing and edge wear, with slight loss most often to the spine leather. Volume 7 has significant markings and discolouration to the rear board, with labels partially removed. The top third of theleather of the spine of volume 16 is coming away. Internally the pages are generally clean with slight browning and the very occasional spot or handling mark. Overall the condition is very good. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Physiologie des quais de Paris du Pont Royal au Pont Sully

      - Paris, Librairie imprimeries réunies, May et Motteroz, 1893. Grand in/8 reliure demi-basane fauve à coins, dos à nerfs à fleurons et titres dorés, couverture intégralement conservée et rempliée en panorama, doré sur tête, 318 p. 1 f., illustrations : frontispice de Manesse (eau-forte), illustrations in-texte de Mas. Exemplaire numéroté sur vélin. Monod 10842.Légère usures sur les mors et coins mais intérieur très frais.

      [Bookseller: Philippe Lucas Livres Anciens]
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        The Canadian Magazine, Volumes 1-90 (1893-1939)

      Toronto: The Ontario Publishing Co.. (1893-1939). First. Magazine. A complete set of consecutive monthly issues beginning with the first issue from 1893 through 1939, bound in 78 full cloth volumes with the original illustrated wrappers and advertisements bound in (and with the last four issues unbound in wrappers). Volumes 1-63 from 1893-24 are octavos; volumes 64-90 from 1924-1938 are folios. Ex-library with bookplates, small ink stamp on most front wraps, and some perforated stamps (in volumes 1-39 only); else overall a very good set with a few minor internal tape repairs.Canada's leading English-language magazine, best known today for debuting the short stories and verse of many important Canadian writers, including John McCrae (author of the war poem In Flanders Fields), Laura Salverson (winner of the Governor General's Award), and Morley Callaghan. The folio issues from the 1920s and 1930s often featured bold Art Nouveau covers illustrated by Grace Judge and others. Also included is the first North American appearance of H.G. Well's The Man Who Could Work Miracles in 1898, and early serial appearances of A. Conan Doyle's The Land of Mist stories (1926-27), and three stories by Dashiell Hammett, including The Girl with the Silver Eyes (1937). A very nice comprehensive assemblage of notable Canadian fiction and popular culture. Further details are available on request. .

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        Tout bas.

      Alphonse Lemerre 1893 - - Alphonse Lemerre, Paris 1893, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse, il n'est pas fait mention de grands papiers. Rare envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à Louise Read. Agréable et rare exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        THE WORKS Comprising: Tom Jones; Joseph Andrews; Amelia and Miscellanies Edited by George Saintsbury.

      Dent 1893 - Twelve volumes, bound in six. Bound in half tan calf, with green title labels and gilt decoration to the spine. Top edge gilt. In fine condition. Illustrations in black and white throughout. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Birth, Life and Acts of King Arthur of his noble knights of the round table. Segue: The Morte Darthur Portfolio, reproductions of eleven designs omitted from the first edition of le Mort Darthur, London, Dent & Sons, 1927.

      J. M. Dent, 1893-94, 1893-94., London, - 4 volumi in-4°, pp. XC, 1-290; (4), 291-664; (4), 665-990, (1); 16 e 14 di tavole f.t., (1); illustrato da 2 superbi frontespizi su carta india (al I e III vol.) e 18 tavole f.t. in xilografia (di cui 5 a doppia pagina) e 13 tavole omesse nelle precedenti edizioni nel volume di portfolio, il tutto magistralmente inciso da Beardsley e circa 350 vignette in xilografia nel testo, capolettera stampati in rosso. Legatura di lusso in piena pergamena con ricche impressioni in oro ai dorsi e ai piatti raffiguranti gigli su disegno di Beardsley, tagli superiori in oro. Alcune bruniture (come sovente) alle tavole dovute alla qualità della carta, ma nel complesso buono, esemplare in barbe. Di questa edizione sono stati tirati 300 copie su "Dutch hand made paper" e 1500 copie ordinarie. Il nostro esemplare fa parte della tiratura di lusso, esemplare n. 153 per i tre volumi e 151 per il portfolio. Straordinario insieme dell'opera più significativa e importante di Beardsley, raro a trovarsi tutti e quattro i volumi rilegati in pergamena. 4 vols. in-4°, pp. XC, 1-290; (4), 291-664; (4), 665-990, (1); 16 e 14 of plates, (1); with two mounted frontispieces on india paper, and 18 full page wood engravings, including five double-page, numerous text illustrations, chapter headings and borders, all by Aubrey Beardsley. Occasional foxing. All bound uncut in orig. full vellum with top edges gilt. Spines and frontboards with a bold gilt design by Beardsley. Enclosed "Morte Darthur Portfolio". Bound to match the 3 vols. Set in original full vellum (spine in half brown calf) with front board designed by Beardsley. This set constitute one of only 300 copies on Dutch handmade paper of the deluxe edition (large paper copy). In 1892 the publisher John M. Dent, seeking to emulate the books of the Kelmscott Press, commisioned the 20 year-old Beardsley to produce this edition of la Morte d'Arthur. The 351 designs appearing in the edition required eighteen months for Beardsley to complete. If he had never illustrated another book, this edition colud stand as a monument of decorative book illustration. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Letters From My Mill by Alphonse Daudet. Translated by Frank Hunter Potter. With Illustrations by Madame Madeleine Lemaire and Decorative Headpieces by George Wharton Edwards. [Extra-Illustrated with Felix Buhot Etchings, with a Calling Card from Daudet, and in a Pomey Fine Leather binding].

      New York, Dodd, Mead and Company. University Press: John Wilson and Son, Cambridge. Number 18 of 250 copies on large paper. 1893 - [Limitation Statement]: "This Edition, consisting of Two Hundred and Fifty Copies on Large Paper, was printed in the month of October, 1892. This Copy is No. 18 John Wilson & Son." [pencil inscription]: "Set of original proof etchings by Felix Buhot inserted". With an engraved calling card, with an inscription by Alphonse Daudet, pasted to the front blank flyleaf: [engraved]: Alphonse Daudet 31, Rue de Bellechasse [inscription]: "Tres touche et flatte de l'aimable invitation, regrette qu'un engagement anterieur pour le 8 Mai l'ait mis dans l'impossibilite d'accepter. Paris, 2e Avril 1895". Size of the binding: 6 3/4 in. x 9 3/4 in. x 1 3/8 in. (thick), engraved card pasted in; original white cloth with stamped design in gold and silver, by George Wharton Edwards, mounted and bound in (with the cloth from the spine and back cover bound in at the end); half-title; engraved, mounted, proof portrait of Daudet with printed tissue guard; smaller, mounted, proof portrait of Daudet (Martinez); Felix Buhot etching proof: Lettres de mon moulin; title-page printed in red and black; contents; list of Lemaire illustrations. [1]-263 pp., illustrated with 10 full-page color plates by Madeleine Lemaire (1845-1928), each on a gilt-bordered sheet with a title-printed tissue guard, and with decorative head-pieces by George Wharton Edwards (1859-1950); this copy is extra-illustrated with 5 Felix Buhot (1847-98), proof etchings (he illustrated a French edition of Daudet's "Lettres de mon moulin", in 1882). Bound in full, olive green morocco leather with inlays. The spine features five raised bands with gilt-lettered titling, and gilt floral and insect forms, with rose and other flowers in inlaid red, violet & white leather, in compartments; the front and back covers show an inlaid form of the Mill of purple, black & red inlaid leather, with an inlaid brown leather border, and a richly gilt design of the rose & other flowers in red and white inlays, with a smaller flower form in dark blue inlays, gilt insects, etc., gilt lines on the cover edges, with maroon leather doublures on the inner covers, with an inlaid design of a lily-of-the-valley flower and leaves in dark and lighter green, and white leathers with gilt lines, and binder's stamp gilt in the lower margin of the front doublure: Pomey. Top-edge gilt, with sewn, double headbands, red, green & gold silk bookmarker ribbon bound in; white silk endpapers to face the doublures, with a design of three embroidered roses in light and darker pink, and leaves and stems in green silk, and color-design printed flyleaves with images of the Mill, Church, houses, etc. that are featured in the book. In a blue & gray marbled paper-covered slipcase, with brown morocco edging, and suede lining. The spine shows light fading of the leather; some light wear, rubbing to the edging of the slipcase. The 1893 Dodd, Mead edition of Daudet's "Letters from my Mill", which has been "extra-illustrated" with the Buhot etchings, Daudet calling card, and luxuriously bound by Pomey, with the original binding cloth from the 1893 book, preserved in this copy. Text is in English. Weight: 3 1/2 lbs. Postage may be extra on this item. [Attributes: 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)

      J.M. Dent, London 1893 - 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. Half Morocco over Marbled Boards [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Atlas de 29 Cartes Maritimes des Côtes Atlantiques de la France, de l'Espagne, du Portugal, et des Côtes Méditerranéennes (In-Plano)

      - Cartes Editées par le "Dépôt des Cartes et Plans de la Marine" (DCPM) / le "Dépôt Général de la Marine" (DGM) / Service Maritime des Travaux Publics, et certaines publiées par "Ordre de l'Empereur" - Ouvrage unique relié, rassemblant 29 Cartes Hydrographiques toilées, montées sur onglets, en double page In-Plano, en noir avec Points Oranges + 1 Carte (104 cm) dépliante, en couleurs, collée au dos de la sixième Carte - Sans Lieu - Les années d'Edition des Cartes vont de 1893 à 1922 - In-Plano (73 x 104 cm) - 29 Cartes - Forte reliure demi basane frottée, coins légèrement émoussés - Un mors fendu avec dos décollé, mais présent (à restaurer) - Coiffes absentes - Quelques notes au crayon sur les Cartes, 1 Carte présente une réparation (très propre), tampon du "Service Hydrographique de la Marine" sur quasiment chaques Cartes (en bordure), les Cartes sont numérotées - Bon état intérieur - Ouvrage solide - Attention Poids : 14 Kg. (Expédition en Colissimo à cause du poids et du volume)Description des Cartes : 1) Mer du Nord / Cours de l'Elbe / Relevé de 1880 / Service Hydrographique de la Marine (SHM), 1849 - 2) Mer du Nord / De Wangeroog à l'entrée de l'Elbe / Relevé de 1892 à 1893 / SHM, 1897 - 3) Mer du Nord / Zuider-Zée / Relevé 1886 / SHM, 1895 - 4) Entrée Mer du Nord et Pas de Calais / Relevé les plus récents / SHM, 1875 - 5) La Manche / Relevés les plus récents / SHM, 1913 - 6) Côte Nord de la France, de l'entrée de la Dives au Cap d'Antifer / Relevé 1894 / SHM, 1896 - 7) Côte Nord de la France, de Oyestreham à Dieppe / SHM, 1904 - 8) Côte Ouest de la France et Nord de l'Espagne, de l'Ile d'Ouessant au Cap Finistère / Relevés les plus récents / SHM, 1910 - 9) Côte Ouest de la France, de St Nazaire à Nantes / Relevés 1901 / SHM, 1914 - 10) Côte Ouest de la France, La Gironde, la Garonne et la Dordogne / Relevés de 1912 / SHM, 1914 - 11) Côte Nord-Ouest de l'Espagne, de la Pointe de la Estaca au Rio Mino / Relevés les plus récents / SHM, 1871 - 12) Océan Atlantique, Côte du Portugal, du Rio Minho au Rio Guadiana / Relevés les plus récents / SHM, 1874 - 13) Ocean Atlantique Nord, du Cap St Vincent au Détroit de Gibraltar et du Détroit de Gibraltar au Cap Chir / Relevés les plus récents / SHM, 1914 - 14) Détroit de Gibraltar levée en 1854-1855, publiée par Ordre de l'Empereur / DCPM, 1859 - 15) Bassin Ouest de la Méditerranée (1ère feuille), Côtes de France, d'Espagne et d'Algérie, Iles Baléares / SHM, 1900 - 16) Bassin Ouest de la Méditerranée (2ème feuille), Côtes de France, d'Italie, d'Algérie et de Tunisie, Corse et Sardaigne / SHM, 1900 - 17) Bassin Ouest de la Méditerranée (3ème feuille), Côtes d'Italie, de Tunisie, Corse, Sardaigne et Sicile / SHM, 1900 - 18) Mer Méditerranée, Côte de France, du Cap Couronne au Bec de l'Aigle / Relevés de 1898 / SHM, 1910 - 19) Mer Méditerranée, Côte de France, du Cap du Creux au Cap Martin / Relevés de 1844 à 1845 / DGM, 1851 - 20) Mer Méditerranée, Côte Est de l'Espagne, de Tarracone au Cap du Creux / Relevés espagnols de 1882 à 1889 / SHM, 1895 - 21) Mer Méditerranée, Côte Est de l'Espagne, de Valence à Tarracone / Relevés espagnols de 1878 / SHM, 1893 - 22) Mer Méditerranée, Côte Est de l'Espagne, de Carthagène à Valence / Relevés espagnols de 1877 à 1888 / SHM, 1893 - 23) Mer Méditerranée, Côte Sud de l'Espagne, de la Pointe Del Sabinal à Carthagène / Relevés espagnols 1872 / SHM, 1893 - 24) Mer Méditerranée, Côte Sud de l'Espagne, de Gibraltar à la Pointe Del Sabinal / Relevés espagnols de 1872 / SHM, 1893 - 25) Mer Méditerranée, Côte Nord du Maroc / Relevés de 1855 / Publié par Ordre de l'Empereur / DCPM, 1857 - 26) Plan du Port d'Alger et de ses Environs / Relevés de 1869 / DCPM, 1875 - 27) Méditerranée, Côtes de Tunisie, de Bône à Tunis / Relevés de 1882-1883-1886 / SHM, 1888 - 28) Tunisie, Port de Bizerte et Goulet du Lac / Relevés de 1895 à 1904 / SHM, 1906 (réparation carré de 10 x 10 cm) - 29) Tunisie, Golfe de Tunis, la Goulette / Relevés de 1882 / SHM, 1886 // Les sondes son [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Scrambles Amongst the Alps in the Years 1860-69. With Maps and Illustrations

      London: John Murray 1893, 4th edition. () xviii,1l.,468pp. Very good. Octavo in original gilt decorated off-white cloth with gilt top edge, others uncut, beige patterned endpapers and gilt lettered green leather spine label. Twenty-three wood engraved plates (including frontispiece) and illustrations in text, and five folding maps. Some minor foxing to verso of front free endpaper and adjacent leaf and short tear in margin of one map. Neate W65. One of the classics of mountaineering literature that went through many editions. Recounts the story of the first ascent of the Matterhorn on which four members of the team were lost on the descent..

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        The Waverley Novels (Incomplete set)

      Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1893., 1893. 21 odd volumes; 8vo. The Dryburgh Edition, with illustrations by Walter Paget and Lockhart Bogle. Contemporary dark green half morocco with raised bands, gilt titles and gilt tooling to spines; marbled boards and end papers; top edges gilt. Spines uniformly faded to brown; light rubbing to extremities; bookplate to first free end papers. A sound and very decorative series.

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        Ballads and Narrative Poems by Dante Gabriel Rossetti

      London Published by Ellis & Elvey 1893 - Rossetti’s "Ballads and Narrative Poems" [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. ROSSETTI, Dante Gabriel. Ballads and Narrative Poems by Dante Gabriel Rossetti. [London: Published by Ellis & Elvey, 1893]. One of 310 paper copies, out of a total edition of 316 copies. Octavo (8 1/8 x 5 5/8 inches; 206 x 143 mm). [4, blank], [4], 227, [5, blank] pp. Printed in red and black in Golden type. Decorative woodcut borders and initials. Printed by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press. Original full limp, yapp edges. With original silk ties. Spine lettered in gilt. The slightest crease to velum on spine. Previous owner Brian Stilwell bookplate on front pastedown. Small purple ownership stamp of Helen Ladd Corbett also on front pastedown. Housed in a custom black slipcase. A near fine copy. Clark Library, Kelmscott and Doves, p. 29. Peterson A20. Ransom, Private Presses, p. 327, no. 20. Sparling 20. Tomkinson, p. 112, no. 20. HBS 65743. $3,000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ballads and Narrative Poems

      The Kelmscott Press 1893-10-14, Hammersmith - One of 310. Full limp vellum, Spine lettered in gilt. Slight abrasion on the paste-down from the removal of a book-plate. Printed in black and red. Ransom #20. The old ties have been removed (they had torn) and been professionally replaced with new ones. The book is housed in a new full clothed lipped clam shell box with leather spine label. A lovely volume. Limited Edition Number 1 of 310 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Calli e Canali in Venezia

      Venezia, Ferdinando Ongania, 1891 e 1893. - Due volumi in-folio (543 x 375 mm). I: cc. [5], 100 tavole in fotoincisione numerate; II: cc. [4], 100 tavole in fotoincisione numerate. Magnifiche legature editoriali in mezza pergamena con angoli; elaborati fregi dorati con la tipica decorazione a piccoli ferri utilizzata da Ongania; piatti in tela con medaglione con leone in moeca e titolo in oro; sguardie marmorizzate. Splendido esemplare completo dei due volumi pubblicati da Ongania rispettivamente nel 1891 (Calli e Canali in Venezia) e nel 1893 (Calli, canali e isole della laguna) con tavole riproducenti vedute caratteristiche riprese dal vero con ampi margini e quasi del tutto esenti da bruniture. Nel secondo volume si trovano 15 tavole relative alle isole riprese dall’album settecentesco di Tironi e Sandi. Esemplare di eccezionale freschezza. Two in-folio volumes (543 x 375 mm). I: cc. [5], 100 numbered héliogravures; II. cc. [4], 100 numbered héliogravures. Magnificent editorial bindings in half vellum with corners and cloth; Ongania’s bindings typical rich gilt decoration on the spine; gilt lion “in moeca” representing Venice on the front boards; marbled paste-downs. Excellent complete copy of the two volumes published by Ongania in 1891 (Calli e Canali in Venezia) and in 1893 (Calli, canali e isole della laguna) with Venetian views, wide margins and almost without foxing. In the 2nd volume there are 15 plates with the views of the islands reprinted from the XVIIIth century album by Tironi Sandi. Exceptionally fresh and good copy. Mazzariol, Catalogo, pp. 149-50 e 156-57. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        W. H. Longfellow

      [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. Cameron's immortal portrait of Longfellow One of 400. 9 3/4" x 7". Photogravure after photograph from life by Cameron. Small piece from upper left margin, not affecting image, eles fine. Truthful Lens 29 ("highly professional illustrations")

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        Motive der Deutschen Architektur des XVI., XVII., und XVIII. Jahrhunderts in historischer Anordnung. Zweite Abteilung: Barock und Rokoko 1650 -1800.

      Stuttgart, Engelhorn, 1893 - 2°, Text (LIII S.), 100 Taf., HLwd.-Mappe m losen Bl., Mappe etwas stockfleckig, innen tadell- Text von H. E. von Berlepsch 6500 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Caricatures, dont trois présumées de Jean Moréas. Composition de 4 dessins originaux, illustrant un manuscrit autographe.

      - Livre d'occasion Encre et plume, 6 x 9 cm sur un f. de 13, 5 x 10, 5 cm, encadrement sous verre. Une pensée sur " l'éternel féminin ". Le manuscrit est un fragment littéraire qui fut originellement publié de manière posthume par Félix Fénéon dans le numéro 6 de sa Revue anarchiste datée de la première quinzaine de novembre 1893. Laforgue y développe une idée largement évoquée dans sa pièce en vers Le Concile féerique : " Elles sont bêtes comme des enfants gâtées, devant qui les gens les plus sérieux et les plus âgés font à l'envi la roue jusqu'au grotesque au moindre de leur caprice idiot depuis des siècles. tout roman, tout opéra, tout drame le leur dit - elles fatalisent les gens, princes, pages, poètes, et il y a des morts. Comment voulez-vous après des siècles de ce régime qu'elles nous traitent en frères. " Jules Laforgue, peintre et critique d'art dans l'âme. Lui qui disait considérer ses tentatives poétiques comme des fantaisies, rêva toujours de devenir critique d'art ou peintre. N'ayant cessé de dessiner depuis l'enfance, il étudia l'esthétique en 1876 auprès de Taine à l'École des Beaux-Arts, et fréquenta l'atelier d'Henri Lehmann où il perfectionna sa technique du dessin et s'initia à la gravure. Il pratiqua surtout la caricature, dont il publia quelques exemples dans la revue La Guêpe. Il fréquenta par ailleurs inlassablement les marchands de tableaux et les musées - en France, et en Allemagne quand il fut lecteur de l'impératrice - et fréquenta les plus grands artistes, se montrant réceptif à l'avant-garde impressionniste et post-impressionniste : il avait rencontré Seurat dans l'atelier de Lehmann, et, quand il fut secrétaire de Charles Ephrussi à la Gazette des beaux-arts, avait fait la connaissance de Degas, Monet, Pissaro, Renoir. Provenance Album de Madame Théo Van Rysselberghe, Maria Monnom, épouse du peintre, qui fut la " petite dame " de Gide. Réf. bibliographiques : Exposition - L'UN POUR L'AUTRE, LES ECRIVAINS DESSINENT. Caen, IMEC, Lisbonne, Musée Berardo, Ixelles, Musée communal, janvier 2008-janvier 2009. Reproduction dans la notice n° 14 du catalogue. Bibliographie - DESSINS D'ECRIVAINS. Paris, Éditions du Chêne, 2003. Reproduction p. 49. - FAUCHEREAU (Serge). Peintures et dessins d'écrivains. Paris, Éditions Belfond, 1991. Reproduction p. 92. - LAFORGUE (Jules). Œuvres complètes. Édition par Maryke de Courten et Jean-Louis Debauve. Lausanne, L'Âge d'homme, 1983-2000. Le dessin est décrit dans le volume II, n° 118 de l'" Œuvre graphique ", et reproduit dans le même volume, pl. XVIII. Le texte est publié dans le volume III, 2000, pp. 1103-1104, n° 9 des " Feuilles volantes ". Condition : Un personnage moustachu en haut de forme, la canne sur l'épaule ; un autre personnage moustachu en costume à carreaux portant également une canne, représenté de profil et de dos ; un chanteur la main sur la poitrine, portant chapeau à plume et chaussures à poulaines. Une identification des deux moustachus avec le poète symboliste Jean Moréas a parfois été proposée, notamment sur la foi d'une ressemblance frappante de la silhouette de gauche avec le profil de Moréas sur la célèbre affiche de Cazals pour le septième Salon des 100 de 1894. Bien que plausible, cette identification n'est pas du tout certaine, selon Jean-Louis Debauve, Laforgue ayant exécuté de nombreux dessins similaires avant sa rencontre avec Moréas.

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        The Book of Governors. The Historia Monastica of Thomas, Bishop of Marga A. D. 480 (Two Volumes) Edited from Syriac Manuscripts in the British Museum and Other Libraries. Vol. 1 Syriac Text, Introduction, Etc. Vol. 2 The English Translation.

      Kegan Paul Trench Trubner & Co. Ltd., London 1893 - Hardcover, 8vo, two volumes, ccvi+ 410pp & 732pp. Original maroon cloth with gilt titles, etc. to spines and front covers, blind rules, b&w fold-out frontis map, index. The complete Syriac text, with English translation, of 'The Book of Governors,' - better known as 'The Historia Monastica of Thomas of Marga.' Thomas was a ninth century monk at the renowned Nestorian monastery of Beth 'Abhe, east of Mosul, who was later appointed a Bishop of the Nestorian Church. During his bishopric he composed The Book of Governors, a history of his own monastery, which also includes biographies of other Mesopotamian religious figures. Budge observed that the work"occupies an unique position in Syriac literature, and it fully deserves the veneration with which it has been and is still regarded by all classes of Nestorians to whom it is known." Boards lightly rubbed at edges corners and spine ends lightly bruised, spines very slightly darkened, previous owner's initials on front endpapers, most pages in volume 1 uncut. Overall a sound and unmarked better than VG set. No dust jackets. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Jorrocks's Jaunts and Jollities.

      London: George Routledge, 1893. - Jorrocks's Jaunts and Jollities Illustrated by Henry AlkenIn a Beautiful Inlaid Binding By Chris Lewis[BAYNTUN-RIVIERE, binders]. [SURTEES, Robert Smith]. ALKEN, Henry, illustrator. Jorrocks's Jaunts and Jollities. The Hunting, Shooting, Racing, Driving, Sailing, Eccentric and Extravagant Exploits of that Renowned Sporting Citizen Mr. John Jorrocks. With Sixteen Illustrations by Henry Alken. Printed in Colours. New Edition. London: George Routledge, [1893]. Tall octavo (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 in; 221 x 145 mm). viii, 272 pp. Sixteen full color plates including frontispiece and engraved title (with tissue guard between).Bound by Bayntun-Riviere, c. 1985 in full crimson morocco and finished by Chris Lewis with a quadruple gilt frame with a gilt horse shoe in each corner surrounding a large rectangular pictorial onlay of multi-colored morocco depicting a country scene with five foxhounds being followed by two huntsmen on horseback. The back cover with the same quadruple gilt border. Spine with five raised bands decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt. Gilt board edges, gilt tooled turn-ins with gilt corner decorations. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. A very fine copy. Chris Lewis was one of Bayntun-Riviere's most talented 'finishers'. He designed and finished many unique inlaid bindings during his time at Bayntun-Riviere in the 1960s and then again prior to his death in the late 1990s.

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        The Strike at Shane's

      Boston. American Humane Education Society, 1893 - Porter's first book, a sequel to BLACK BEAUTY, published anonymously. The impossibly scarce wrappers issue, with a distribution label from the National Purity Association to the front cover. A very good copy of a rare and fragile publication. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Gothic Architecture: A Lecture For The Arts And Crafts Exhibition

      Kelmscott Press, Upper Mall, Hammersmith 1893 - 68 pages. 16mo, printed in red and black. The first Kelmscott production in this format. FORMAN 146."The book was done up in blue-gray and in Turner-grey boards, with linen backs, and the title printed on the front cover. There were three editions, each of 500 copies, in the second of which some errors were corrected. In the first Van Eyck's name is spelt Van Eyk." Our copy is of the first 500 printed with the error as noted by Forman on page 45. Bookplate. Orig. gray boards and beige cloth spine. Near fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Buffalo Bill [and the "Frenchman's Bottle Gag," a comic tableau from the wild west show]

      1893 - Provenance : Kennedy Galleries (labels); Collection of Edward Eberstadt & Sons. A very rare contemporary oil painting of an Act in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show: almost all of the images of the Wild West show are found in the great lithographic posters and photographs produced by the William F. Cody publicity machine. Period oil paintings of the Buffalo Bill act are very rare indeed. This wonderful image, showing a comic routine Buffalo Bill evidently adopted from European circus acts, is a unique contribution to the iconography of the Wild West Show. This entertaining painting almost certainly depicts a version of the comedy pantomime routine called "The Frenchman's Bottle Gag" as performed in England by Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show. The painting shows a bewildered Buffalo Bill in the center of the canvas, apparently ready to come to blows with two cockney characters on either side of him, one of whom is swilling a drink from a flask. A prominent historian of performance tells us: "The gag, made famous in Paris by the Hanlon Brothers and their collaborator, the Agoust Family Jugglers, in the long playing three-stage acrobatics, magic, and pantomime spectacular, Le Voyage en Suisse, usually involves two clowns, a ridiculously dressed Frenchman, and his bottle. The clowns steal his bottle and surreptitiously sneak sips back-and-forth, as the bewildered Frenchman desperately attempts to figure out who's got his bottle. This image is of costers or pearlies, East End London cockneys, victimizing the Buffalo Bill character - the old Hanlon & Agoust drinking routine re-costumed for the Wild West show's British audience." Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show made two extensive tours of England and Europe prior to the date of this painting, 1887-1888, arriving for Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee, and 1889-1893, playing the great theaters and fairgrounds. The 1893 tour was at the height of the show's fame. The 1893 show program correctly stated, "Since the visit of Buffalo Bill's Wild West to England and its remarkable engagement in London, at West Brompton, in 1887, a history and tour have been made, such as no organization of its magnitude and requirements ever accomplished." Henri Agoust, the Hanlon's long-time collaborator (the parties later fell out and sued each other in a bitter legal dispute), had a son named Alfred, a member of the Agoust Family Jugglers. According to a census of traveling show people, he would have been in his early twenties in 1893. His biography is otherwise unknown. It seems likely, however, that the juggling Alfred Agoust was also the well trained, talented artist responsible for this magnificent show business painting, with its attention to costume, props, and comic gesture, demonstrating the specialized knowledge of the insider. John A. McKinven The Hanlon Brothers, their amazing acrobatics, pantomimes and stage spectacles (Glenwood, Illinois: David Meyer Magic Books, 1998), passim; Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Congress of Rough Riders of the World (Chicago: Blakely Printing Company, [1893]), passim. Oil on canvas, laid down on wood, 22 x 30 inches. Signed and dated lower left: "Alfred Agoust / 1893," titled: "Buffalo Bill" on Kennedy Gallery labels. Superb condition, period-style gilt American exhibition frame. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Golf A Royal and Ancient Game

      R & R Clark, Edinburgh 1893 - 304 pages. One of the standard-bearers of a serious golf library. 43 chapters on the history of the game from a Scottish viewpoint. Extensive historical facts about St. Andrews and its history. Covers the early history of golf at the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, Royal Musselburgh and The Bruntsfield Links. Contains six plates and sixteen wood engravings. The book is a bit eclectic, or as the author describes it "a collection of Scraps and Patches, many of them with a historico-antiquarian interest". Clark did not write the contents per se, he served as the editor and attempted to reprint everything that had been published on the game of golf to date including poems. Back board has some minor ripples, some soiling to spine, otherwise binding is tight. Front board gilt illustration of three period men in a golfing ceremonial walk. Overall very good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        E. Quittung mit U. ("P. Verlaine").

      Paris, 13. III. 1893.. 1 S. Qu.-8vo.. Bestätigt den Erhalt von 100 Francs von seinem Verleger Leon Vanier. - Mit kleinen Randläsuren und winzigen Stecknadeldurchstichen am linken Rand.

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        The Decameron (2 Vols.), Trans. By John Payne

      London: Lawrence and Bullen. Near Fine. 1893. Leather. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Handsomely bound in brown French levant by Taffin, as identified by gilt stamped name inside front cover. Raised spine bands, gilt lettering, gilt top edge. Elegant green tooled leather design on front and rear pastedowns (see photos). Limited edition, #153 of 174 printed for England and America on Japanese vellum. Small split in hinge at lower spine edge of Vol. 2. Attached bookmarks. Marbled slipcases are rubbed at edges, some paper missing in spots. An exceptional set of this magnificent work. .

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        The Poems of... Edited by W.B. Yeats

      . London: Lawrence and Bullen, the MusesÕ Library, 1893. 12mo, liii, 251pp. Frontispiece portrait. Original quarter parchment, green boards, gilt top, a very good copy. Bookplate of Robert Peel Sheldon. Deluxe edition, limited to 200 copies on hand-made paper. First edition thus, an important edition bringing the two poets together in the same year that Yeats edited BlakeÕs entire canon with Ellis. Bentley, Blake Books, 293.

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        Etude Sur Le Nord - Etbai Entre Le Nil et La Mer Rouge

      Le Caire: Imprimerie Nationale, 1893. x + 192 + (1) errata pages; useful index at back; French text; with 4 folding maps in colors and 15 photographic plates and a couple of other illustrations in the text, along with a facsimile of a letter, all collated complete; approx. 8 1/2" x 11 1/2" size; with the bookplate of Dr. Bertel Bruun (1937 - 2011) Danish-American naturalist, international conservationist and neurologist, author of several birding guides; bound in plain greenish-black sturdy polished buckram cloth covered boards, gilt spine titles; patterned-paper endpapers; binding with some edge, tips and rubbing; pages uniformly tanned, still of decent quality; plate pages and maps printed on higher-quality (and whiter) paper and in very good condition, the maps with a little closed tearing at the attachments; the book recording the natural history and work of discovery of Ernest Ayscoghe Floyer (1852 - 1903) British explorer, "...In January 1878 Floyer was appointed inspector-general of Egyptian telegraphs...At the same time Floyer engaged in exploration...In 1891 he was appointed by the khedive commander of an important expedition in a more southern part of the same desert (between the Nile and the Red Sea). In this expedition he rediscovered the abandoned emerald mines of Sikait and Zabara, which had been worked at various epochs from early times. As the result of Floyer's report these mines were reopened. The outcome of this expedition is described (here, in this book)...His contribution lay in his intelligent and well-informed descriptions of Egypt..." (Vaughan Cornish, rev. Elizabeth Baigent in the DNB). First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

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      . Zustand: Muy Bien Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Madrid. 1893. 28X20. XVI+1048Pag. Holandesa. Magnifica Obra ilustrada con 1125 figuras intercaladas en el texto y primer tratado en diccionario de electricidad en sus principios. Raro. Ref 30 Biblioteca A.

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        The Green Fairy Book

      Longmans, Green, and Co, 1893. Hardcover. Good. London: Longmans, Green & Company, 1892. First Edition, First Printing. In Good condition. Clean text. Pages show signs of use and age such as foxing, creasing and a few short tears. Bookplate from previous owner on front paste down. Front and rear hinge show repairs, and binding is a bit fragile. Spine cloth darkened, rubbing to gilt on spine. Wear to spine ends with fraying and chipping to crown. Light lean to spine. Boards lightly marked and edge worn, though present well. A nice copy.

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        Liebig-Bilder-Serie: ( Veritable Extrait de Viande Liebig ): Sanguinetti-Nummer 376: Une meprise regrettable.

      Liebig, 1893.. ( Liebig-Bilder-Serie in Chromolithographie gedruckt, teils unter Verwendung von Gold und Silber. Bildgröße 10 x 7 cm: Katalognummer und Erscheinungsjahr nach dem Katalog von Sanguinetti ermittelt: Serie in französischer Sprache ): Hier die Serie Nummer 376: " Une meprise regrettable " aus dem Jahrgang 1893 ( Diese Serie ist nur in Frankreich und Spanien erschienen / italienischer Titel hierzu: " Equivoco spiacevole " ). Gezeigt werden 6 Bilder einer Diebstahlsszene mit überraschendem Ausgang. Von insgesamt guter Erhaltung. ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ).

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        Seltene Liebig-Bilder-Serie (unvollständig): Sanguinetti Nr. 378: Scenes Enfantines 7.

      Liebig, 1893.. ( Liebig-Bilder-Serie in Chromolithographie gedruckt, teils unter Verwendung von Gold und Silber. Bildgröße 10 x 7 cm: Katalognummer und Erscheinungsjahr nach dem Katalog von Sanguinetti: Hier eine seltene, unvollständige Serie, die nicht in Deutschland erschienen ist - mit französischem Text bzw. Werbetext " Extrait de Viande Liebig ". Einzelbildverkauf ist möglich - Preis hierfür auf Anfrage ). Hier die Serie Nr. 378: " Scenes Enfantines 7 " aus dem Jahrgang 1893. ( Diese Serie ist nur in Frankreich erschienen / italienischer Titel hierzu: " Scene di Fanciulli 7 ". Von den 6 erschienenen Bildern sind hier 3 Bilder vorhanden: " Bild a: Les cygnes au Bois de Boulogne / Bild c: La Lecon d'Equatation / Bild e: Kes okausurs de la plage ". Mit teils starken Gebrauchsspuren: Bild a: gering fleckig, rechte obere Ecken angeknickt / Bild c: gering berieben, leicht fleckig im weißen Außenrand, Rückseite beschädigt / Bild f: etwas fleckig, berieben, unten mit Einriß, Rückseite fleckig und beschädigt. Ecken der Bilder teils gering bestoßen. - außerordentlich selten - ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ).

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        The Celtic Twilight. Men and Women, Dhouls and Faeries

      London: Lawrence and Bullen, 1893 Book. Illus. by Jack Butler Yeats. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. [frontispiece] xii, pp 212 An unopened and therefore unread first edition of Yeats' The Celtic Twilight in its original glassine dustwrapper as issued by the publishers Lawrence and Bullen. The book is near fine in condition with bright olive green ribbed cloth covered boards that have been protected by the glassine wrapper. The binding conforms to the description by Yeat's bibliographer Allan Wade of the second state, with the publisher's name in lower case at the foot of the spine. Internally the first and last gatherings, only, have been opened with the whole of the text untouched. There is light foxing to the first blank and along the top edge of the book, otherwise the book is absolutely fine. The glassine wrapper, a remarkable survival, has a little triangular loss at the foot of the front panel near the foreedge and is between good and very good in condition. Please contact Christian White at Modernfirsteditions if you would like more information about this book..

      [Bookseller: Modernfirsteditions Ltd]
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        Le Morte Darthur

      London: J.M. Dent and Co., 1893. Original parts, in original card covers - Part One - 1-96pp; Part Two - 97-176pp; Part Three - 177-272pp; Part Four - 273-352pp; Part Five - 353-432pp; Part Six - 433-455pp, [1], lxiv; Part Seven - 457-552pp; Part Eight - 553-648pp; Part Nine - 649-728pp; Part Ten - 729-808pp; Part Eleven - 809-904pp and Part Twelve - 905-990pp, [12], lxv-xc. Original printed card wrappers, with pictorial designs by Beardsley to upper panels, presented in the publishers cloth cases with Beardsley's foliate designs to upper cover and spine, with printed label tipped in to Part Twelve, noting that 'for the convenience of those Subscribers who have taken the work in parts as issued, Messrs. J.M. Dent and Co. supply their specially designed case for binding at 3s. per volumes, and they will undertake the binding of the parts at 4s. 6d. per volume'. Covers chipped to edges and several chipped to spine ends, slight loss to fore-edge of Part One, but without any significant loss, front cover of Part One browned, internally some light browning as usual, but generally quite bright and clean. One of one thousand five hundred ordinary paper sets, with two photogravure frontispieces and eighteen full page illustrations by Beardsley. Each volume now preserved in a modern cloth chemise and presented together in a modern, morocco backed, cloth drop back box with raised bands with the title and author in gilt to spine (the fourth panel of the box with a light stain). Uncommon in parts, this was Beardsleys first commissioned work and the Malory drawings have been described as his "strongest illustrations" (The Artist and the Book 1860-1960). Artist and the Book:16. First Thus. Original Parts. Good+. Illus. by Beardsley, Aubrey. 4to.

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        The Poems of... Edited by W.B. Yeats

      London: Lawrence and Bullen, the MusesÕ Library, 1893. 12mo, liii, 251pp. Frontispiece portrait. Original quarter parchment, green boards, gilt top, a very good copy. Bookplate of Robert Peel Sheldon. Deluxe edition, limited to 200 copies on hand-made paper. First edition thus, an important edition bringing the two poets together in the same year that Yeats edited BlakeÕs entire canon with Ellis. Bentley, Blake Books, 293.

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      London: Chapman & Hall, Ltd., 1893. - Large octavo. Gilt polished buckram. Illustrations by Alfred Hartley and J. Smit. Spine and edges sunned, small stain at extreme lower edge of front pastedown, endsheets show usual tan offsetting, but a good copy, with the bookplate of Estelle Doheny. First edition, in the second issue binding, with the imprint of J.M. Dent & Co at toe of spine. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "S.F. Pollard from the Author. Feb. 21. 1906." Payne reports that the second binding appeared on 1550 copies distributed beginning October 1893. PAYNE A7b.

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