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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]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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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]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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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]

      [Bookseller: The Kelmscott Bookshop, ABAA]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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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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        The Poems of William Shakespeare

      Kelmscott Press, Middlesex 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. Size: Octavo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions, ABAC, ILAB]
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      Lowville, N.Y. -1904. 1893 - Five volumes (of fourteen), each consisting of a cloth portfolio slipcase containing a pamphlet of text and twenty-five to twenty- seven cardboard mounts, each containing three wood samples. Octavo portfolios. Original brown cloth, stamped in blind and gilt. All have black square on spine. In very good condition. In matching clamshell cloth cases, leather labels. This remarkable work was the lifetime achievement of Romeyn B. Hough, who devoted himself to the study of American trees, and who is best known for his HANDBOOK OF TREES OF THE NORTHERN STATES AND CANADA, long a standard reference work in American dendrology. In this much larger work Hough sought to describe the woods found in America, with a detailed description in an accompanying pamphlet, and with thin cross- sections of actual woods mounted and labeled on accompanying stiff cardboard mounts. Seventy-five to eighty of these actual wood samples thus accompany each part, or about four hundred separate samples in the present set of the first five volumes. This mass of samples provides a unique record of American wood types, arranged geographically. Generally each species is shown with wood cut on traverse section, radial section, and tangential section. The samples are so thin as to be easily translucent. The age of these specimens gives them tremendous importance from an ecological standpoint, as well as their great interest to students of American furniture and woodcrafts. The trees available to Hough at the time make such an endeavor impossible to contemplate today. The present set consists of the first five volumes. The first volume is the third edition (1910); the second volume is the second edition (1898); the third volume is the second edition (1900); the fourth volume is the first edition (1894); and the fifth volume is the first edition (1894). Hough issued his first portfolio in 1888 and his thirteenth in 1913. This was evidently all he intended to publish, since he lived for eleven years after the final portfolio appeared. In 1928, Hough's daughter issued a final supplementary volume. All of the portfolios issued by Hough were published by him in his hometown of Lowville, New York. Portfolios cost five dollars a piece, a very high price, reflecting the great difficulty in assembling them. Since subscribers came and went over the quarter century span of publication, and many only purchased the individual portfolios of interest to them, very few complete sets were assembled. It is sufficiently rare that TAXONOMIC LITERATURE only notes six of the parts. Parts I through IV cover New York and adjacent states, and Part V covers Florida. The remaining parts are not present here. Parts VI through X describe the Pacific Slope, Parts XI through XII cover the Atlantic states, and Part XIII covers southern Florida. The final part, XIV, continued with the trees of Florida. One of the greatest American works on trees and woods, a labor of love, here in a set of the first five volumes. TAXONOMIC LITERATURE II:341. BM NATURAL HISTORY II:880 (Parts 1-8 only). SERVIES 9016 (citing all fourteen volumes).

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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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")

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Oshtemo Book Sellers]
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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..

      [Bookseller: D & E Lake Ltd. (ABAC, ILAB)]
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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..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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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 .

      [Bookseller: Complete Traveller Antiquarian Bookstore]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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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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      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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        Old Rabbit the Voodoo and Other Sorcerers

      London: T. Fisher Unwin,, 1893. Octavo. Original illustrated boards, titles to upper board in black, titles to spine gilt. Illustrated by Juliette A. Owen and Louis Wain. Bumped, foot of spine lightly rubbed, light foxing to fore-edge, a lovely bright copy. First edition, first impression. The book was first published in London, although the Owen sister were from St Joseph, Missouri, where Mary Alicia first heard many of these traditional African American stories.

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        Il Pentamerone; or, The Tale of Tales. Being a Translation By the Late Sir Richard Burton ... Overo Lo Cunto De Li Cunte, Trattenemiento De Li Peccerille, of Giovanni Battista Basile, Count of Torone (Gian Alessio Abbattutis). In Two Volumes

      London: Henry & Co.,, 1893. 2 vols., half black calf with elaborate gilt tooled spine and two maroon leather spine labels, inside hinge paper cracked, otherwise tight and sound. Each vol. has a small ink signature on the t.p. and a name with address on front pastedown, otherwise a fine set of the 1st Burton edition. Penzer Bibliography no. 155.. Very Good..

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        Pentamerone; or, The Tale of Tales Being a translation by the Late Sir Richard Burton, K.C.M.G., of Il Pentamerone; overo Lo Cunto de li Cunte, Trattenemiento de li Peccerille, of Giovanni Battista Basile, Count of Torone (Gian Alessio Abbattutis). In two volumes.

      London Henry and Co. 1893 - The "Pentameron" Translated by Sir Richard Francis Burton BURTON, Sir Richard Francis, [translator]. [BASILE, Giambattista]. [SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE, binder]. Il Pentamerone; or, The Tale of Tales. Being a translation by the Late Sir Richard Burton, K.C.M.G., of Il Pentamerone; overo Lo Cunto de li Cunte, Trattenemiento de li Peccerille, of Giovanni Battista Basile, Count of Torone (Gian Alessio Abbattutis). In two volumes. London: Henry and Co., 1893. First edition translated by Burton. Two octavo volumes (8 7/16 x 5 3/16 inches; 215 x133 mm). xvi, 282; vi, [283]-562 pp. Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in full tan calf. Boards ruled in gilt. Each spine with two black calf spine labels lettered in gilt. Spine heavily stamped in gilt with inlaid black calf flowers. Gilt dentelles. All edges gilt. Gilt decorated endpapers. Original cloth covers bound in at the back of each volume. Rust spot on front free endpapers of volume one. Spine label of volume two lightly chipped. Otherwise a near fine set. In decorated slipcase. Slipcase slightly rubbed. The Pentameron is "a collection of fifty folk tales modeled on the Decameron and written in the Neapolitan dialect by Giambattista Basile (c. 1575-1632) and first published at Naples in 1637. The stories were supposed to have been told by ten old women during five days, to a Moorish slave who had taken the place of the true princess" (Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase and Fable). Penzer, pp. 155-156. HBS 64624. $750 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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]

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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.

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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]

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
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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. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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