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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..

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

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

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

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

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        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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        THE WORKS OF WILLIAM BLAKE POETIC, SYMBOLIC, AND CRITICAL . WITH LITHOGRAPHS OF THE ILLUSTRATED 'PROPHETIC BOOKS,' AND A MEMOIR AND INTERPRETATION.

      London: Bernard Quaritch, 1893. - Three volumes. Large, thick octavo. Original green cloth, spines and upper covers elaborately decorated in pictorial gilt after designs by Blake, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Portrait, facsimiles, and plates. Some modest rubbing at extremities, but a quite bright, sound, very good, or better, set. First edition. One of five hundred sets comprising the regular paper issue. Controversial in its interpretation of Blake's texts, this work nonetheless remains, in this issue and binding, something of a landmark of 1890s book production. "The enthusiasm and comprehensiveness of this work are of considerable historical importance" - Bentley. Wade quotes Yeats's inscription in his own copy about the nature of this collaboration: "The writing of this book is mainly Ellis's, the thinking is as much mine as his. The biography is by him. He re-wrote and trebled in size a biography of mine. The greater part of the 'symbolic system' is my writing; the rest of the book was written by Ellis working over short accounts of the books by me, except in the case of the 'literary period' the account of the minor poems, & the account of Blake's art theories which are all his own except in so far as we discussed everything together." WADE 218. BENTLEY 369.

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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]

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

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

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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]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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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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        MANUAL OF DYEING FOR THE USE OF PRACTICAL DYERS, MANUFACTURERS, STUDENTS, AND ALL INTERESTED IN THE ART OF DYEING

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

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        Descriptive Zoopraxography or the Science of Animal Locomotion

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

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        The Works… The Memorial Edition

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

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        THE KE WHONKUS PEOPLE

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

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        Spamers Illustrirtes (illustriertes) Konversations-Lexikon, 2. (zweite) Auflage, 8 Bände, Halbleder-Ausgabe, 1893.

      Leipzig, Verlag von Otto Spamer, 1893. - Untertitel: Nachschlagebuch für den täglichen Gebrauch. Zweite gänzlich umgearbeitete Auflage. Grundwerk (A – Z) in 8 Bänden, Bd. 8 enthält auch Nachträge, unter anderem Statistiken zur Geographie und Demographie der europäischen Staaten sowie ein vollständiges Abbildungsverzeichnis des Gesamtwerkes. Mit insgesamt 12.663 Spalten. Großformat 27,5 x 18 cm. Überaus aufwendig gestaltetes und reichhaltig illustriertes Werk. Enthalten sind ca. 6.500 (!) Holzschnitt-Illustrationen im Text sowie zahlreiche ganz- und doppelseitige Karten und Tonbilder (politische Karten nicht beigebunden). Hervorzuheben sind hier vor allem die mit zahlreichen Bildmotiven umrahmten physischen Landkarten, unter anderem von den verschiedenen Regionen Afrikas. Ein Lexikon nicht nur zum Nachschlagen, sondern auch zum Durchblättern und Anschauen. Wunderbarer Zeitspiegel zur Kultur- und Ländergeschichte, aber auch zur Architektur- und Industrialisierungsgeschichte des deutschen Kaiserreiches. de 20000 Exemplar mit sehr schöner Rückenansicht, Leder allenfalls geringfügig berieben. Bei zwei Bänden Gelenke buchbinderisch sauber instandgesetzt. Deckel partiell etwas beschabt, Ecken und Kanten partiell etwas bestoßen. Einige Seiten etwas aus dem Schnitt ragend. Vorsätze sowie wenige Seiten leicht fleckig, Seiten sonst aber sauber und weitestgehend fleckenfrei. In toto schönes, in der Ansicht harmonisches Exemplar dieser sehr seltenen zweiten Auflage des wegen seiner reichen Illustrationen beliebten und gesuchten Werkes. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (Rubrik: Nachschlagewerke: Allgemeine Lexika: Sehr alte Ausgaben) Vollständiges Werk in 8 Bänden. Braune Original-Halblederbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln auf zwei braunen Rückenschildern sowie ganzflächiger floraler Prägestruktur. Buchdeckel mit braunen Leinenbezügen sowie mit Lederecken. Sehr schöner mehrfarbig marmorierter Buchschnitt. Braune Vorsätze.

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        Spamers Illustrierte Weltgeschichte. Mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der Kulturgeschichte. Neubearbeitet und bis zur Gegenwart fortgeführt von Otto Kaemmel und K. Sturmhoefel. Hier: 10 Bände und Registerband. Mit ca. 5 500 Text-Abbildungen sowie ca. 225 Kunstbeilagen und Karten.

      Spamer., Leipzig, 1893 - 3., völlig neugestaltete Auflage. Ca. 8000 Seiten. Mit Namen- und Sachregistern. Frakturdruck. - Inhalt: I.: Von den ersten Anfängen der Geschichte bis zum Verfall der Selbständigkeit von Hellas. II.: Von Alexander dem Grossen bis zum Beginn der Völkerwanderung. III.: Von der Völkerwanderung bis zu den Kreuzzügen. IV.: Von den Kreuzzügen bis zum Zeitalter der Renaissance. V.: Vom Beginn der grossen Entdeckungen bis zum 30jährigen Kriege. VI.: Vom 30jährigen Kriege bis zur Machthöhe Ludwigs XIV. VII.: Vom Verfall der bourbonischen Macht bis zum Beginn der grossen französischen Revolution. VIII.: Von der französischen Revolution von 1789 bis zum Österreichischen Feldzuge 1809. IX.: Von dem Beginne des nationalen Kampfes gegen Napoleon I. bis zum Kaisertum Napoleons III. (1808 - 1852). X.: Von der Thronbesteigung Napoleons III. bis zur Gegenwart. (XI).: Registerband. Sprache: de Braune Originalhalblederbände mit goldgeprägtem Rückentiteln, schwarzgeprägten Stempeln in Rückenfeldern, Lederecken und (schwach) marmoriertem Ganzschnitt, Schmuckpapiervorsätzen und 2farbigem Titel (rot und schwarz). (Leder partiell berieben. Ausschließlich Band I am Rücken tlws. angeplatzt und mit Läsuren am oberen Rückenende. Ecken partiell berieben/bestossen, Kanten vereinzelt berieben. Wenige Deckel gering beschabt). - Ansonsten erfreulich gut erhaltene, innen saubere Exemplare ohne Eintragungen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      Elliot Stock, London 1893 - 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Décoration Intérieure - Complet des 24 Fascicules (120 Planches, dont 24 en couleurs)

      - Contenant 120 Planches, la plupart en Monochromes (noir, bleu, sépia, etc.) et 24 en Chromolithographies (couleurs) - A Paris - Administration de la Décoration Intérieure / Librairie de la Construction Moderne / Aulanier & Cie Editeurs - Editions Originales 1893-1895 - Grand In-Folio (33,5 x 47 cm) - Complet des 24 Fascicules - 24 couvertures + 96 pages + 120 planches - Portfolio éditeur, dos et coins toilés prune, légèrement frotté et sali, carton intérieur du dos en partie manquant - Couvertures d'origines en couleurs présentes, la première est un peu abimée, avec lèger manque de papier, les autres sont en bon état pour la plupart, petites déchirures en bordures sur certaine - Rares et disparates rousseurs - Bon état général - Attention Poids : 6200 gr. (Poids total avec emballage, environ 7 kg - Attention : Vu le Poids, envoi uniquement en Colissimo)Diffusé en livraison mensuelle de fascicule, s'étalant d'Octobre 1893 à Septembre 1895, et comprenant pour chacun des fascicules : 4 planches monochromes (noir, bleu, sépia, etc.), 1 planche en couleurs et 4 pages de texte d'explication des planches. Ici contenues dans un portfolio de l'éditeur, complet des 24 fascicules édités, comprenant donc au total 120 planches (dont 24 en couleurs) et 96 pages d'explication des planches. Détail de la couleur des 24 couvertures d'origines des fascicules, dans l'ordre de parution : Octobre 1893 (Rose) ; Novembre 1893 (Verte) ; Décembre 1893 (Orange) ; Janvier 1894 (Grise) ; Février 1894 (Jaune) ; Mars 1894 (Mauve) ; Avril 1894 (Sépia) ; Mai 1894 (Moutarde) ; Juin 1894 (Verte) ; Juillet 1894 (Bleu) ; Août 1894 (Jaune) ; Septembre 1894 (Orange) ; Octobre 1894 (Rose) ; Novembre 1894 (Verte) ; Décembre 1894 (Moutarde) ; Janvier 1895 (Grise) ; Février 1895 (Ivoire) ; Mars 1895 (Mauve) ; Avril 1895 (Marron) ; Mai 1895 (Verte) ; Juin 1895 (Gris-Vert) ; Juillet 1895 (Bleu) ; Août 1895 (Sépia) & Septembre 1895 (Gris-bleu). Adrien Simoneton était un grand décorateur et un grand peintre français. Originaire de la Creuse par ses parents, il est né à Paris le 28 Décembre 1862 et décédé le 19 Août 1949. Ecole Duperré, lycée Maximilien Vox, école nationale supérieure des Arts appliqués et l'école Boulle. Il participa activement à l'exposition universelle de 1900. En tant que décorateur, l'artiste avait une collaboration avec un certain nombre d'artisans agissant en plusieurs corps de métier: Fabrication de textiles ou de tapisseries (dont Mr Simoneton concevait les dessins), meubles, décors de stuc ou plâtre, sculpture ou dorure, peinture de fresques. Le détail de l'ameublement et du décor proposés est remarquable. Les plafonds sont peints, les murs ornés, le décor empli de subtiles précisions: lustres, vases, encadrements de tableaux, sculptures de meubles, riches tentures, plantes d'intérieur. A ce propos, notez que les palmiers présents dans quasi toutes les gravures sont une "marque de fabrique" de Simoneton ! Dans cet ouvrage, chaque gravure propose un décor différent, par exemple pour chambre à coucher, aussi bien que salon, vestibule ou véranda ! Toutes les pièces de la maison sont traitées, en des styles aussi variés qu'originaux ! On voit une ambiance russe, mauresque, de style Louis XVI ou d'inspiration byzantine, de quoi réjouir les amateurs de décoration intérieure raffinée et novatrice pour l'époque, voire parfois baroque ou excentrique ! Les inspirations sont souvent historiques ou exotiques, se référant à des styles connus (Louis XVI, Empire.) ou orientales et coloniales. (Informations issues d'un blog sur l'artiste) Français [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Novels

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

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        P'TIT BONHOMME

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

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        Contitutiones et Acta Publica Impreratorum et Regum. 2 Bänden.Tomus I: Inde ab A DCCCCXI. usque ad A. MCXVII.Tomus II: Inde ab A. MCXCVIII. usque ad A. MCCLXXII.

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

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        Die Liparischen Inseln, Erstes Heft. Vulcano.

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

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        Die exotischen Käfer in Wort und Bild.

      - Begonnen von A. Heyne. Fortgeführt und vollendet von Dr. O. Taschenberg. Leipzig, E. Heyne/ G. Reusche, 1893-1908. 2 volumes (bound in 1; text & plates). Large-4to (325 x 260 mm). pp. (8), vii, 262, l, with 40 chromolithographed plates (together with:) HEYNE, A. Systematisches und alphabetisches Verzeichnis der bis 1892 beschriebenen exotischen Cicindelidae. Nach Fleutiaux, Catalogue systématique des Cicindelidae décrits depuis Linné zusammengestellt. Leipzig, E. Heyne, 1894. Royal-8vo. Leaves 36, (2). Original pictorial cloth (a bit worn). Index Litt. Ent. II, 324; Nissen ZBI, 1932. Standard-work on exotic beetles, which is becoming very scarce. Its fine plates depict 1854 various beetle-species. A good copy of this wanted and indispensable work. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

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

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

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

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        Somerset County Cricket Club 1893 (yearbook)

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

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