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        The Doctor

      . Published April 10th 1893 by Thomas Agnew & Sons, Painted by Luke Fildes, R.A., Photogravure Gouipil, printed in Paris, Plattengrösse 60 x 80 cm, Blattgrösse 60,5 x 94. Sir Luke Fildes's popular masterpiece, "The Doctor", which refers to the experience of the death of his son. The scene is structured in two grounds, separated by the central figure, the little child who is lying ill on a hurriedly prepared bed. - She has survived the night (we are advised about this by the dawn we can see coming in through the window). The background is lit by the natural light coming from the window and it is dominated by the figure of the father. His hand is on the shoulder of his desperate wife, who is withdrawn into herself, while he stands up firmly and his face is knitted and turned towards the doctor - he is taking part in the situation attentively. Besides, the direction in which he is looking and his being lit by both the natural and the artificial light (as we can see from the colour of his face and the double shadows we can see behind his body), show us that he is the meeting point between the two grounds. - In the foreground we can see the figure of the doctor and the child. The physician has his back bent towards the little girl. His right hand is leaning on his leg, as if he was about to get up, but his left hand is holding his face: in his figure there is a contrast between dynamism and being static. This contrast is underlined by his look, turned towards the girl and at the same time full of deep wonder. The doctor wishes to save her, but he is unable to do it.It is the drama of the experience of one's own limit. - The late-Victorian public really appreciated this image of the quiet heroism of the ordinary doctor: the hero is not the one who does incredible things, but the one who fully lives his everyday life, the one who does what he is asked to do. - After looking at this painting, one doctor of sir Luke's days told his students: "a library of books would not do what this picture has done and will do for the medical profession in making the hearts of our fellow men warm to us with confidence and affection". - The Doctor was commissioned by Henry Tate in 1887, since then the image has been used in many different forms. The United States and Britain put it on postage stamps, political cartoonists lampooned it, and the American Medical Association used it in a campaign against socialized medicine. - There are different stories about the origins of the painting. The most likely is that Tate gave Fildes the freedom to choose the subject matter himself. Fildes eldest son, Phillip died Christmas morning, 1877. He was attended by Dr. Gustavus Murray, who impressed Fildes greatly with his care and attention to his dying child. The painting has a happier ending than real life did, as the child has survived through the night and dawn is breaking. Fildes chose his subject matter immediately, although the painting was not begun for four years, and then only with urging from Tate. Another version has Queen Victoria ordering the painting to commemorate the service of her own physician, Sir James Clark who she was said to have sent to care for a servant's sick child. Fildes went to great lengths to achieve realism in this painting, by constructing the cottage scene in his studio in London, and painting at dawn to catch the unique character of dawn light. Fildes is well known in the context of the social realist movement depicting the plight of the poor, his painting Applicants for Admission to the Casual Ward was so popular police had to keep back the large crowds of onlookers. Fildes was also a talented illustrator whose work appeared in magazines and books, most notably Charles Dickens's last book Edwin Drood. Fildes like most painters of his era made most of his income from painting portraits for wealthy clientele, but he made the most impact with social pictures. - SIR (SAMUEL) LUKE Fildes (1844-1927), painter, was born at Liverpool 18 October 1844, the son of James Fildes, of Chester, by his wife, nee Fogg. Educated privately at Chester, he studied art successively at Warrington, at the South Kensington Art School, and the Royal Academy Schools. Towards the end of the 'sixties he began practising book and magazine illustration, working for the Cornhill Magazine, Once a Week, and the "Graphic"; to the first number of the Graphic he contributed in 1869 a drawing, 'The Casuals', which anticipates the subject of one of his most famous pictures, painted five years later. Through (Sir) J.E. Millais Fildes was brought into contact with Charles Dickens, and produced the set of illustrations which in August 1870 appeared in the volume containing Dickens's unfinished novel The Mystery of Edwin Drood. His first exhibit at the Royal Academy, in 1868, was a drawing, 'Nightfall' ; in 1872 he exhibited for the first time a picture, 'Fair Quiet and Sweet Rest' (now belonging to the Corporation of Warrington), which was followed in 1873 by 'Simpletons' and in 1874 by 'Applicants for admission to a Casual Ward'. The last of these was Fildes's first great public success in the then popular anecdotal and melodramatic vein, which for a considerable period he continued to exploit: the picture, the significance of which was emphasized by a quotation from Dickens, is now at the Royal Holloway College. 1874 was also the year of Fildes's marriage to Fanny, daughter of William Woods, of Warrington, and sister of the painter Henry Woods, R.A. (1846-1921). Fildes's brother-in-law soon afterwards settled permanently in Venice, and as a result, Fildes was brought into frequent contact with that city, being also to some extent influenced by certain contemporary painters working there, notably an Austrian artist who at the time enjoyed a great vogue, Cecil von Haanen. Scenes from Venetian life were thenceforth for a while frequently treated by Fildes alongside of those anecdotal subjects in an English "setting by which he had established his position as a popular painter. Among his pictures in the former category 'An Alfresco Toilet' (1889 ; now in the Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight) was an immense success; and in the latter group there should further be mentioned 'The Widower' (1876; this and the 'Casual Ward', already mentioned, each realized 2,100 at Christie's, 28 April 1S83); 'The Return of the Penitent' (1879); 'The Village Wedding' (1883); and, Fildes's most widely known painting, 'The Doctor' (1891; now in the Tate Gallery). Meanwhile, Fildes had in 1879 been elected A.R.A. and in 1887 R.A., his diploma work being 'A School Girl', exhibited in 1888. He soon became an influential member of the Academy council; and he was also for many years chairman of the Arts Club. - The portrait of his wife exhibited by Fildes at the Academy in 1887 attracted much attention, and gradually the artist was led to devote himself almost exclusively to portraiture, gaining a large and fashionable clientele. In 1901 he was commissioned to paint a state portrait of King Edward VII (exhibited in 1902) followed by one of Queen Alexandra (exhibited in 1905; both are in the Blue Drawing Room at Buckingham Palace); and in 1912 the task of painting a state portrait of King George V was also allotted "to him. A fluent, facile realism is characteristic of Fildes's work as a portrait-painter and may be regarded as the keynote of his art generally, explaining its wide popularity at the time. Pictorially, Fildes stands for that average modernity of handling which gained ground in European painting as the conquests of French impressionism were gradually absorbed. - Fildes, who was knighted in 1906 and created K.C.V.O. in 1918, died 27 February 1927 at his house, 11 Melbury Road, Kensington, built by Richard Norman Shaw. His wife, who also practised painting, and exhibited at the Academy in 1878 and 1883, died in April 1927; they had four sons and two daughters. A selection of Fildes's works was exhibited at the Royal Academy Winter Exhibition in 1928. - [The Times, 28 February 1928; Algernon Graves, The Royal Academy of Arts, a complete dictionary of contributors and their work., vol. ii, 1905; subsequent Royal Academy Exhibition Catalogues, including.that-of the Memorial Exhibition of 1928." T. BOBENIUS, D.N.B. - - W. W. Fenn: 'Our Living Artists: Luke Fildes, A.R.A.', Mag. A., iii (1880), pp. 49-52; D. C. Thomson: 'The Life and Work of Luke Fildes, R.A.', A. Annu. (1895), pp. 1-3; L. V. Fildes: Luke Fildes, R.A.: A Victorian Painter (London, 1968); B. Myers: 'Studies for Houseless and Hungry and the Casual Ward by Luke Fildes, R.A.', Apollo, cxxiv/952 (1982), pp. 36-43 Hard Times (exh. cat. by J. Treuherz, Manchester, C.A.G., 1987-8)

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        A History of English Lotteries Now for the First Time Written.

      London: Leadenhall Press, 1893. - Octavo. xi, [360], pp. + 16 pp. ads. With twenty-eight inserted facsimiles of old lottery bills on paper of various tints (ÒIt will be noted that the dirty red ink in some of them is exactly imitated.Ó), and with many text illustrations. Natural linen with pink printed paper labels. Spine a bit browned, label rubbed, front hinge cracking, but sound. A good, clean copy. With two original broadsides laid in, one dating from May, 1804, and the other undated, but from the same period. Both have a few marginal chips, and one with some browning, but in good condition and rare. First edition. An interesting chapter in the history of London popular culture. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Rujub the Juggler

      Chatto and Windus 1893 - very rare first edition, 3 vols. Newbolt 56.1, extremely rare, generally good condition shows some signs of wear. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Poetical Works

      London: Frederick Warne and Co, 1893. (WHARTON, EDITH) "Reprinted from the Revised American edition, Including Recent Poems". 8vo. 630 pp. Original gilt-lettered red morocco, a.e.g., remnant of spine laid-in, front board and flyleaf detached, worn and rubbed . INSCRIBED by Edith Wharton on the half title, with a short poem incorporating Gertrude's farewell to Ophelia. It reads in full: "Sweets to the sweet & luck to the fair / are applicable both, - / to the girls with the ondule hair, / from her loving cousin / Edith Wharton / July 3rd 1894" Longfellow was an early admirer of Wharton; he arranged to have one of her adolescent poems published in the ATLANTIC MONTHLY

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        LE SALON DE 1892

      Saint-Laud: Germain & G. Grassin, Imperimeurs-Libraires, 1893. FIRST EDITION. ONE OF SIX SPECIAL COPIES WITH EXTRA ILLUSTRATIONS (of a total of 30 copies, none for sale) n. Hardcover. Showing--in a Very Distinctive Way--the Fashion for All Things Japanese. 197 x 159 mm (7 3/4 x 6 1/4"). 1 p.l. (title), 99 pp., [3] leaves, [100]-103, [1] pp. Text (and illustrations) mounted on stubs. FIRST EDITION. ONE OF SIX SPECIAL COPIES WITH EXTRA ILLUSTRATIONS (of a total of 30 copies, none for sale). EXOTIC CONTEMPORARY "CUIR JAPONAIS" BINDING BY DURVAND (stamp-signed on front flyleaf), covers and smooth spine blind-stamped with a collage of tasseled medallions in various shapes decorated with Japanese scenes (featuring depictions of a pagoda, the procession of a dignitary, battle scenes, and an arching bridge), these scenes covering the entire exterior surface and hand colored, the whole framed by a gilt floral border; gilt-rolled turn-ins, Japanese-patterned brocade endleaves in shades of jade, crimson, and gold, top edge marbled and gilt, other edges untrimmed. Original paper wrappers bound in. In the original (slightly worn) maroon folding box with tab closure. WITH 49 SIGNED ORIGINAL WORKS OF ART DECORATING OR INSERTED IN THE TEXT, including 26 delicate watercolor designs on text leaves; six plates in gouache; two watercolor plates; one folding triptych in watercolor; eight pencil or pen and ink drawings; two richly embroidered leaves of red, purple, green, blue and black threads (one on hand-made Japanese paper with hand-painted accents, the other on Japanese silk); title page in color; frontispiece etchings by Madame Sylvestré and Emile Noirot; and a portrait of the author painted by Rochegrosse. Very slight wear to extreme ends of the joints, occasional minor offsetting from painted decoration, otherwise A VERY FINE COPY, with few signs of use. A work apparently unrecorded in institutional records (and not, excepting our volume, recorded at auction), this is an excessively rare copy of a very obscure and peculiar artist's book, bound in an over-the-top, nearly ineffable binding by one of the best binders of the day. The text is a review of the "Salon de 1892," a gallery exhibition produced at Angers by the French Society of Friends of the Arts, the review taking the form of six humorous dialogues (which were first published in the "Journal de Maine et Loire"). Our author, the Parisian art critic Claude Eliot, determined to issue these pieces on their own in a very limited press run, with six unique copies featuring a singular binding and original artwork--as seen here. Lucien Durvand (1852-1924) established his Paris workshop in 1890. His bindings are distinguished by excellent workmanship, with figurative creations and incised and mosaic leather compositions being his trademark. In 1900 he was awarded a silver medal for his bindings at the Universal Exhibition. The binding and illustrations here reflect the fashion for all things Japanese that swept Europe, and particularly France, in the wake of the opening of Japan by Emperor Meiji in 1868. Japanese art became a major source for modern French artistic inspiration, as seen in our extra illustrations. Founded in 1889 "for the purpose of artistic decentralization" (i.e., to demonstrate that there was more to art in France than the Paris scene), the Société des Amis des Arts d'Angers held a prominent place in the cultural life of the province of Anjou. The contributing artists here include some of the region's most respected, including Defaux (1826-1900), a pupil of Corot noted for his delicate style and responsible for this volume's in-text watercolor decorations; Georges Rochegrosse (1859-1938), successful in many media; Clement Bellenger, an esteemed wood engraver; Emile Noirot (1854-1924), his watercolor land, water, and seascapes respected for their technique and expressive feeling; and Mme. E. Sylvestré, a pupil of Regnault. Each is sympathetically mentioned in the text.

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        HISTORIA GENERAL DE ESPAÑA 16 TOMOS

      EL PROGRESO EDITORIAL, MADRID 1893 - 1893, 16 Tomos, obra escrita por individuos de número de la Real Academia de la Historia, bajo la dirección de D. Antonio Canovas del Castillo, bonita encuadernación con cantos dorados, perfecto estado. Pertenece a la biblioteca de D. Duarte Pinto Coelho. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        BEYOND THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

      Cassell & Company Limited 1893 - 1st 1893. Very good condition with no wrapper. Four children who set off, at the invitation of the King, to join their parents in the land beyond the Blue Mountains. On the way they meet various characters, both good and bad, such as Mrs. Discipline and her father Mr. Penalty, Fungus the Ferryman, Mrs. Steadfast, Mrs. Modesty and Charity the guide. An allegorical tale reminiscent of Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress. Green and blue pictorial cloth, gilt title blocks to front cover and spine. 6 full page b/w engravings plus chapter head and tailpieces. 191 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Front endpaper browned. Small price label 'awarded in connection with Chums Empire Map Scheme' on front pastedown. Small foxspots to endpapers and half-title page otherwise the contents are beautifully clean and bright with all plates present. A super copy of this title, exceptionally rare in first edition. [S] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ATLAS OF HEAD SECTIONS [G]

      Macmillan, NY 1893 - Medical; Psychiatry; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Copperplates; 4to 11" - 13" tall; [Medicine/Anatomy]. William Macewen. Atlas Of Head Sections. NY: MacMillan and Co. , 1893. 4to. Xiii, (plates) ,4pp. Cloth; lacking spine strip. Light dampstain to top margins and occasionally other margins. With 53 copperplate engravings of cross sections of human heads (with descriptive data on facing pages) , frozen for medical research purposes, each with an adjacent detailed diagram and caption. Laid in tissue covers for plates, some with ruffled edges. A most uncommon book of enduring interest. OTHER GRAPHICS ARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS LISTING. PLEASE EMAIL US FOR THEM. ; 6 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Atlas of Head Sections

      Glasgow: James Maclehose and Sons. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Spine scuffed. Browning to prelims and rear eps and light scattered browning elsewhere. Ex.-lib. Royal College of Surgeons with minimal marking. 1893. First Edition. Quarter brown cloth cover. 300mm x 230mm (12" x 9"). xiii, + plates. 53 engraved copperplates of frozen sections of the head, and 53 key plates with descriptive texts. .

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        The Works of William Blake.

      - London: Quaritch, 1893. 3 volumes, large 8vo, profusely illustrated. Original half brown morocco, backstrips gilt, gilt tops, light foxing, bindings a bit worn. First edition, large-paper copy, issued in a small edition. ÒThe enthusiasm and comprehensiveness of this work are of considerable historical importance.Ó Bentley, Blake Books, 369. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      O. O., 25. XII. 1893. - 2 SS. Gr.-schmal-8vo. An den Dichter und Schriftsteller Karl Henckell über dessen Anthologie "Buch der Freiheit": "[.] Die Freiheitsanthologie ist groß - groß - großartig! Das war ein gewaltiges Stück Arbeit. Diese zerstreuten Kräfte auf diesem engen Raum (vielleicht nicht eng genug, das wäre mein einziger Tadel) zusammengebracht zu haben, das gibt ein Explosiv-Buch! - Und wie schön nimmt sich unter all diesen Dichtungs Fürsten- und Rittern ihr eigenes Ritterlied aus! Natürlich werd ich [.] das Buch besprechen [.] Mit dem 'Gewitter' sind [Sie] zu glimpflich. Es war kein aus dem Herzen herausgeschriebenes Buch. Eine bestellte litterarische Arbeit, in welcher ich eben so viel als möglich etwas von den Saiten erklingen ließ die auch bei Ihnen nachgeklungen haben, aber nichts Gewaltiges ist drin [.]". - Im Mittelfalz alt hinterlegt, am linken Rand etwas knapp und unregelmäßig beschnitten.

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        OLD GARDEN AND OTHER VERSES.|THE

      Osgood, McIlvaine & Co, London, England 1893 - 8vo. original decorted cloth, dust jacket, decorated endpapers. x, 114, (2) pages. First English edition. Table of contents. Includes poetry on garden flowers, nature, love songs, "poems of life," children's poetry. Text, boards, and endpapers decorated by Walter Crane (Houfe 271; Massé 44). French fold. Dust jacket chipped, especially at top edge. Endpapers and spine lightly soiled. original decorted cloth, dust jacket, decorated endpapers [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tale Of Two Oceans; New Story by an Old Californian. An Account of a Voyage from Philadelphia to San Francisco, Around Cape Horn, Yeras 1849-50, calling at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and at Juan Fernandez, In the South Pacific.

      Eastman and Co. 1893 - Eastman and Co., 1893. 8vo. 198pp. Clean, unmarked pages. Early half morocco and marbled board, orig wraps bound in. See our pictures. Joints brittle, lacking upper spine compartment, staining to upper portions of covers and near upper edge of last few leaves. Front hinge starting, tape repair near upper corner of rear wrap, tear/adhesion residue to upper edge of front wrap. 1st edition. Graff 193. Cowan p12. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Consulate and the Empire of France under Napoleon (12 Volumes, Complete)

      J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia 1893 - Original publisher's Plum cloth binding with gilt lettering and elaborate Napoleonic design on spines. Illustrated with 36 Steel Plates comprising authentic portraits, battle scenes, representations of sieges, etc., in Twelve Volumes. Teg. A very attractive set of this indispensable history of the period (1799-1821). More than 6,000 pp. Louis Adolphe Thiers (1797-1877) "Statesman and historian, born at Marseilles. He came to Paris in 1821 and soon made a name as a political journalist and a historian. Between 1823 and 1827 he published the first of his two famous works, "Histoire de la Révolution Française". After the July Revolution (1830) which, as one of the founders of the newspaper Le National, he helped to bring about, he was one of several historians in the Government. In 1840 he went into opposition over foreign policy, retired, and wrote his second great work, Histoire du consulat et de l'empire (1845-62). He returned to active politics in 1863, led the peace negotiations in 1871, took a major share in planning economic and military reconstruction, and was first President of the Third Republic. His two works, models of clear-flowing narrative, are among the standard histories of the Revolutionary and immediately post-Revolutionary eras" (The Oxford Companion to French Literature) "No other work approaches the depth and scope of this work--absolutely essential. "[Peter Holmes][HBS 24708]. . All 12 volumes are in very good+ condition, displaying only minor age and shelf wear. A few volumes have noticeable, but minor, wear to spine and boards; it is, however, a solid, heavy, and attractive set. VERY GOOD+. Steel engravings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        CLAUDIUS BOMBARNAC - LE CHATEAU DES CARPATHES (Au Portrait Collé)

      1893 - un volume, relié cartonnage polychrome rouge "Au Portrait Collé" grand in-octavo éditeur (275x180mm), toutes tranches dorées, relié par Engel, Cartonnage Hetzel "dos au phare". toutes tranches dorées.(A. LENEGRE et Cie REL.), Gouttière régulière. Rares rousseurs, orné de 55 illustrations de L. Benett, dont 12 planches en chromotypographie + 2 cartes en couleurs, (285 + 199 + 4 f. de catalogue nouveautés 1892-1893) pages, sans date (1893) Paris Bibliothèque D'éducation et De Récréation Jules Hetzel et Cie Editeur, Le milieu du 1er plat est généralement sur fond bleu, mais on connaît quelques exemplaires sur fond vert.Rare cartonnage sur fond vert.Imprimé par Gauthier-Villars,.Collection :"Les voyages extraordinaires. Collection Hetzel.".titre RARE.cartonnage en trés bon état. ( good condition). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Underneath the Bough. A Book of Verses. One of 150 copies. By Michael Field.

      London: George Bell and Sons, 1893 - pp. viii, 135, [3]. Half-title. 16mo. Original cream cloth, gilt dec. Green silk endpapers. With the bookplate of George Kitchin. Colbeck p.248. First edition. Michael Field = Katherine Bradley and Edith Cooper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Original fashion illustration, pencil, ink and gouache on paper, signed lower left

      (FASHION) Image 13 x 9-1/2 inches, matted and framed to 20 x 16 inches overall. Portrait of a woman in profile from behind displaying an embroidered shawl. Excellent condition . Reynaldo Luza (1893-1978), pre-eminent fashion artist, was born in Lima, Peru. He began training as an architect at the University of Louvain, Belgium, but returned to Peru at the outbreak of World War I, where he changed his studies from architecture to art. In 1918 he came to the United States, where he earned his living by contributing drawings to several fashion publications, principally VOGUE, HARPERS BAZAAR, and VANITY FAIR. In 1921 he joined HARPERS BAZAAR as the principal fashion artist, a position he was to hold for 27 years. He divided his time between New York, Paris and London, working closely with all of the leading fashion designers of the times--Poiret, Patou, Lelong, Paquin, Douillet, Doucet, Cheruit, Worth, Drecoll, Callot Soeurs, Redfern, Martial et Amand, Premet, Reboux, Chanel, Vionnet, Molyneaux, Schiaparelli, Hartnell, Steibel, and Balenciaga, among others. In 1940 Luza made New York his principal base, where, over the next few years, he continued his activities at Harpers as well as creating fabric and furniture designs, and the costumes for the movie "The Bridge of San Luis Rey". Among other distinctions, he received several honorary appointments from the government of Peru, including that of Artistic Director of the Paris Exposition of 1938 and the New York World's Fair of 1939-40; he also did the interior design of the new Lima airport. In 1950 Luza returned to Peru, where he began a second career as a portrait painter, exhibiting his work over the next few years in Paris, New York, and Washington, D.C

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        LECTURES ON THE COMPARATIVE PATHOLOGY OF INFLAMMATION DELIVERED AT THE PASTEUR INSTITUTE IN 1891

      KEGAN, PAUL, TRENCH, TRUBNER & CO., LTD., LONDON 1893 - 218 Pp. PUBLISHED 1893. ILLUSTRATED WITH 65 FIGURES IN THE TEXT AND 3 COLOURED PLATES. DESCRIPTION: BURGUNDY FAUX LEATHER BLIND STAMPED CLOTH HARDBOUND, GILT STAMPED/EMBOSSED TITLE ON SPINE COVER. DIMENSIONS: 8 7/8" x 5 7/8" x 7/8." BOOK CONDITION: VERY GOOD; GENTLY SUNNED SPINE COVER, RUBBED BOARD EDGES, GENTLY BUMPED/RUBBED CORNER TIPS, CLEAN BRIGHT AND TIGHT TEXT. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Zhu Zhi-three diaries (1893-1919) (fine) characters anthology series Revolution Centennial Library(Chinese Edition) ZHU ZHI SAN RI JI (18931919)( JING )/ REN WU WEN JI XI LIE / XIN HAI GE MING BAI NIAN JI NIAN WEN KU

      Central China Normal University Pub. Date :2011-06-01 version 1. paperback. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Pages Number: 528 Publisher: Central China Normal University Pub. Date :2011-06-01 version 1. Mr. Zhu Zhisan childhood love for the motherland. concerned about current affairs. covered the recent events. such as Sino. the Hundred Days Reform. the Boxer Rebellion. Xinhai Revolution. Gan Ning Battle. Taoyuan war. etc.. in the Zhu Zhi three diaries (1893-1919) in both the accounts. As he himself put it: those in the Qing Dynasty to the diary. anecdotes. such as court documents. after the defeat ... Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        Mis versos. Ilustraciones de Tomás Martín

      Madrid, Sucesores de Rivadeneyra 1893 - 4º menor (20,8 x 14 cm.) 194 p. inc. port. Encuadernación en pleno marroquín rojo de corte jansenista, lomo con nervios, hierro dorado, título y data en oro, planos lisos, cantos y contracantos dorados, doublure en marroquín verde, rueda dorada con motivos vegetales, doble guarda, la primera en seda roja y la segunda en papel pintado, cabeza y cortes dorados, punto de lectura en seda verde [firmada Canapé]. Ejemplar de presentación, con una acuarela original a toda plana, dedicatoria autógrafa del autor “a mi amigo Juan González”, y cubiertas originales. Primera edición. Excepcional. El autor fue un reconocido político, militar, jurista y escritor mexicano, hijo del que fuera abogado defensor del Emperador Maximiliano durante su captura en Querétaro. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

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

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

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

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        Der Herr der Mauer. Radierung.

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

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        A PASTORAL PRINCE. THE HISTORY AND REMINISCENCES OF J.W. COOPER.

      Privately printed, 1893. - First edition. 8vo. Pictorial cloth, marbled endpapers, xiv [2], 190 pp., frontis. [portrait], preface, introduction, illustrated. An important book on an early California sheepman, who assisted in driving the first band of sheep across the plains from the Missouri River in 1851. In 1863 he settled in the upper part of Santa Barbara County, where he engaged in the business of sheep-raising. Rare. Lightly rubbed at spine ends and front corners, else very good, tight copy. HERD 2006. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Poems by Two Brothers

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

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

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

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        60 years on the upper Mississippi. My life and experiences.

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

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        Les Jouets [Histoire - Fabrication]

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

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        L'Ingegneria le Arti e le Industrie alla Esposizione Generale Italiana in Torino 1884 - Rivista Tecnica

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

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        Zeitschrift für Bildende Kunst. Neue Folge. 4. Jg. / 1893.,

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

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        THE BROWNIES AT HOME

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

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        King Solomon's Mines.

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Sapho.

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

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        The Badminton Library of Sport and Pastimes: Golf

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

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        Ausgewählte Schriften. Hrsg. im Auftrage seiner Söhne der Herren Erzherzoge Albrecht und Wilhelm. Bände 1-5 (von 6) und Kartenband.

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

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        Jagdschloß, "Friedrichsruh im Sachsenwalde".

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

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        Our Native Grape. Grapes and Their Culture Also Descriptive List of Old and New Varieties

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

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        The Works of H. Fielding

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

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        Sights and Scenes on the Tokaido

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

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

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

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

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

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        Wonder Book for Girls and Boys.

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

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

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

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