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      London, Elkin Mathews & John Lane, 1893 - Octavo. Original tan buckram, titles to spine gilt. Sticker to front pastedown, spine tanned and partially split. Very good. Decorative title page. First edition, first impression. One of 350 copies published in the UK. With the signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper, "Matty Roscoe from Robert Garnett Dec. 1893". Robert Garnett was the son of Richard. He would marry Martha (Matty) Roscoe in 1901. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Wonder Book for Girls and Boys

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin & Company 1893. () [x] 210pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. 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..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        Theodore Roosevelt writes a short note to the Secretary of the Interior after uncovering corruption on western Indian reservations

      n.p. Autograph Note Signed, "T. Roosevelt," one page, 3.25" x 1.75" card, no place, [January 1893] to Secretary of the Interior, John Willock Noble(1831 - 1912). Roosevelt, then a member of the United States Civil Service Commission writes a short note to the Interior Secretary: "Sorry to miss you: I had a most pleasant and interesting tour round the Indian reservations." Fine condition. Roosevelt had made a well-publicized inspection tour of western Indian reservations where he uncovered rampant corruption. In October 1892, Roosevelt released a report accusing federal employees on the reservations of blackmail and political corruption and referred the case to the Justice Department [Blackmailing in Politics, New York Times, 10/14/1892]. We're unsure if Roosevelt was being teasingly sarcastic toward Noble as the Department of the Interior did oversee the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        La Bella Napoli.

      Stuttgart, s.a. (1893). - In 4to; pp. VIII, 214. Undici tavole fuori testo di cui una a doppia pagina. Disegni intercalati nel testo e a tutta pagina, qualcuno con lieve tocco di colore. Tela azzurra, illustrazione a colori al piatto anteriore, titolo e fregi in oro al dorso. E'la vita di Napoli colta nei vari atteggiamenti, luoghi, personaggi. Le più antiche figure della strada, venditori, donne del popolo, guaglioni e monache, questuanti, dame e gentiluomini. Molti di questi personaggi, nei magnifici disegni che Allers coglieva e fissava nella migliore espressione riportano le parole che accompagnano la figura stessa ".io la vidi a Piedigrotta tutta gioia e tutta festa.". I disegni, dalle prime scene napoletane, vanno fino ai templi di Paestum, Ravello, Amalfi, i Cappuccini, la spiaggia, la cattedrale. Segue o' Carusiello sulla costa, Maiori. Altre belle scene di incontri pittorici: Sorrento, Massalubrense, una strada dei Camaldoli. Cose e personaggi di Capo Miseno. Scene tipiche: i tram a cavallo, le capre che salivano le scale per la mungitura. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Notizie e documenti della Chiesa Pinerolese.

      Attilio Zanetti (poi Chiantore - Mascarelli), 1893 - 1903, Pinerolo, - 6 voll. in-8° (245x170mm), pp. 695; 385; 432; 460; 388; 671; brossure editoriali riquadrate. Restauri ai dorsi del secondo e del terzo vol., ma bell'esemplare in barbe e a fogli chiusi. Prima edizione, rarissima a trovarsi completa, della più ampia opera di storia ecclesiastica mai pubblicata relativamente a Pinerolo e al Pinerolese. Il lavoro, edito in sole 1.000 copie nel corso di un decennio (prima dallo Zanetti, poi da Chiantore e Mascarelli), sorretto da una straordinaria documentazione, rappresenta una referenziale documentazione per la storia dell'introduzione e della diffusione del cristianesimo in Piemonte, per la storia dei Valdesi e per la storia architettonica ed artistica di importanti abbazie del territorio pedemontano. Il Caffaro fu canonico-teologo della Cattedrale di Pinerolo e professore di teologia dogmatica e di Sacre Scritture nel Seminario pinerolese. Hugon & Gonnet, 241. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Gilibert Libreria Antiquaria (ILAB-LILA)]
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      imprensa nacional, Rio de Janeiro 1893 - E.C. Jourdan HISTORIA DAS CAMPANHAS DO URUGUAY, MATTO-GROSSO E PARAGUAY BRAZIL 1864-1870 3 TOMES COMPLETS (Uruguay, Matto-Grosso, Riachuelo, Uruguayana ao passo da patria) 1893-1894, Rio de Janeiro-imprensa nacional, In-8 (16,2 x 24 cm), brochés, 92, 115 et 219 pages Ex libris manuscrit sur la couverture de Mario Pimentel Brandao ouvrage en portugais illustré de 8 cartes hors texte Etat : couvertures défraîchies et élimées au dos, en cours de désolidarisation, brochages fragiles, papier agréable malgré des rousseurs éparses sans gravité, des déchirures aux cartes sans manque, rare ensemble bien complet des 3 volumes et des cartes Poids : 1 kg [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie KPMA Sarl]
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      1893 - [UNNAMED ARTIST] SAM'S PICTURE BOOK 1893 [HANDPAINTED CLOTH PICTURE BOOK]. 4to. Handsewn cloth-covered boards, with handpainted covers, and twelve cloth pages with two full-page paintings sewn back-to-back to make each leaf. Blue polka dot and pink floral cloth wallpaper serves as endpapers. The pages have some thumbing, and a few pencil marks, but the images are fresh and the colors bright. The front cover is slightly faded where the text begins; a much-loved book. Most of the paintings give the impression of having been skillfully copied from family photographs. The first page is captioned "Ma, Sam, and little Jaky" - Jaky being a black and white terrier of some sort, and Sam being a little boy of about a year. Seven of the paintings feature family dogs: pointers, Boston terriers, bulldogs. One painting is a seaside lawn baseball game in Mattapoisett (Massachusetts). Another is a waterside group of five boys with their toy sailboats, captioned "The Cannonville Yacht Club." Other images: "Granpa's Cows;" "Johnny, Nell, Peggy, Chops, and Judy" (sleeping dogs); "Sam and Johnny" (the toddling Sam with a Boston terrier); "Helga" (the pony? drawing a cart with two girls, another girl leading the pony); "Lex" (a pointer lying on the grass); "Johnny;" "Gran, Ma, Peggy, Jake, and Terry," the latter three being dogs; "Pa and Unlce Louis Bathing at Mattapoisett" (both men in bathing costumes, Pa holding a dog under each arm); and "Ma in California" (Ma patting the ear of a saddled mule). The overall impression is of the sweetest days of a bygone era, a happy family of the upper class at play. The family and artist are not identified.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company, inc.o ABAA]
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        CONFEDERATE WAR JOURNAL. Illustrated. Volume I. Numbers 1 - 12

      New York:. 1893 - 94.. 4to. 11" x 8". 1st bound volume. 192 pp.. Original publisher's grey cloth lettered in gilt to front board (professionally restored).. Abt VG (pos & notes to ffep/a few leaves with paper restoration to. edges). Lacks cover illustration for No. 7 & 8. Xerox facsimiles. laid-in.. Illustrated.

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        WIDOWERS' HOUSES. Inscribed.

      Henry & Co,, London 1893 - George Bernard Shaw. WIDOWERS' HOUSES. Inscribed. London: Henry & Co, 1893. 8vo., 126pp. + 2pp. ads. Gilt-stamped publisher's original cloth, now a faded plum. A significant presentation copy inscribed in black fountain pen on the half-title: "To Robert Loraine / from G. Bernard Shaw. / 9th Nov. 1907". Loraine [1876-1935] was a man of action: actor-manager, soldier, aviator, Fabian & of course, a close friend to Shaw - perhaps best known as an actor he's seen most commonly on holiday with the Shaw’s & Harley Granville-Barker or at Fabian events. Loraine & Shaw shared political affiliations & a passion for theatre: it was Loraine who premiered as the lead in Man & Superman on Broadway, the production was massively successful & launched Shaw as a force to be reckoned with in the United States. A significant association copy of this very scarce first edition with only 500 printed & as few as 150 sold, many fewer signed thus. Widowers' Houses was the first of George Bernard Shaw's plays to be staged. It is one of the three plays Shaw published as Plays Unpleasant in 1898. It was deemed "unpleasant" because its purpose is not to entertain its audience as the traditional Victorian theatre was expected to do but to raise awareness of social problems & to censure the exploitation of the poor by the unproductive upper class. Custom TBCL embossed cloth slipcase in fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        History of the Empire of Japan, Compiled and Translated for the Imperial Japanese Commission of the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, U.S.A., 1893 (Original Binding)

      Dai Nippon Tosho Kabushiki Kwaisha, Tokyo 1893 - [Finely Illustrated History of Japan with 5 K. Ogawa Collotypes and 5 Double Page Color Woodblocks]. Published by the Dai Nippon Tosho Kabushiki Kwaisha by order of the Department of Education, Tokyo, printed at the "Japan Mail" Office, Yokohama, 1893, 8vo (6 1/2 x 9 1/2 in - 17 x 24 cm), plain gray silk covered boards, front board with title in black in Japanese and English and gilt decoration (clouds), back board has blindstamped illustration, spine covered in silk with decorative design of birds and stars, cover edges beveled, decorative endpapers, decorative (not actually a part of the books binding) four hole string ties top and bottom on front and back boards, 1 color foldout map, 2 plans, 5 black and white collotype double page plates by K. Ogawa, 5 color double page woodblock plates, 18 black and white double page woodblock plates, 11 black and white single page woodblock plates, table of contents (I-VI), preface (I-VI), 428 pp. An important 19th century history of Japan produced under the authority of an Imperial commission. This book was ".intended for the use of visitors to the Japanese Section of the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, U.S.A, 1893." ~ Condition. The book is in Good+ condition. The silk covering on the boards and spine is torn, broken and chipped in several places and pulling away in many places, particularly along the edges. The decorative string ties on the front and back boards are not present. The binding is solid. Internally the book is clean and in Very Good condition. No markings, staining or foxing internally. The maps, plans and woodblock prints are in excellent condition. Inside the back cover are two small bookseller's labels: "Isseido Shoten" (Tokyo) and "Orientalia" (NYC). There is evidence of removal of a small Japanese language label on a blank free page at the rear. This book is rarely seen with the original (and fragile) silk covered boards and spine as with this one. ~~ More information, to include digital pictures, available on request.

      [Bookseller: George C. Baxley]
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        Headwaters of the Mississippi; comprising biographical sketches of early and recent explorers of the great river, and a full account of the discovery and location of the true source in a lake beyond Itasca

      Chicago: Rand, McNally & Company. 1893. First. First edition. Front hinge restored, old price on the front pastedown, a sound, very good copy. Inscribed by the author: "To Dr. A. Munsell, As a memento of our exploratory journey to the headwaters of the Mississippi during the Summer of 1891, With best wishes of The Author. Cincinnati, Ohio. May 10, 1893." The recipient, Dr. Alexander John M. Munsell, is pictured in the text and is described by the author as "of Dubuque, Iowa, is a native of Kentucky, a man of mature years, the editor and proprietor of the Dubuque Trade Journal, and a gentleman of comprehensive literary attainments." .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Photo-Revue. Journal des Amateurs de Photographie (Années 1893 à 1905 en 13 Volumes) Vol. I : 1893 - 1894 - 1895 - 1896 ; Vol. II : 1896 - 1897 - 1898 ; Vol. III : 1898 - 1899 - 1900 ; Vol. IV : Supplément au numéros bis 1898-1899-1900 ; Vol. V : 1900 ; Vol. VI : 1901 ; Vol. VII : 1902 , Vol. VIII : 1903 ; Vol. IX Supplément de l'année 1903 ; Vol. X : Premier Semestre 1904 avec Supplément ; Vol. XI : Second Semestre 1904 avec Supplément ; Vol. XII : Premier Semestre 1905 avec Supplément ; Vol. XIII : Second Semestre 1905 avec Supplément [ Journal des Amateurs et des Photographes ]

      Charles Mendel 1893 - 13 vol. grand in-8 reliure éditeur demi-percaline verte, Charles Mendel, 1893-1905 Vol. I : Numéro 1 à 24 avec à partir du 15 un numéro bis (15 bis à 24bis), du 15 avril 1893 au 15 avril 1895 - N° 1 à 12 (et 1bis à 12 bis) du 15 avril 1895 au 1er avril 1896, 192-80 pp. et tables et 96 pp. et tables, Vol. II : Numéro 1 à 12 avec les numéros 1bis à 11bis du 15 avril 1896 au 1er avril 1897, puis Numéro 1 à 12 et 1 bis à 12 bis du 15 avril 1897 au 1er avril 1898, 96-88-8 pp. et 96-88-8 pp. ; Vol. III : Numéro 1 à 12 avec les numéros 1bis à 12bis du 15 avril 1898 au 1er avril 1899, puis Numéro 1 à 12 et 1 bis à 12 bis du 15 avril 1899 au 1er avril 1900, 96-88-8 pp. et 96-88-9 pp. et 1 f. n. ch. ; Vol. IV : Supplément au numéros bis 1898-1899-1900, près de 600 pages numérotées en chiffres romains ; Vol. V : Numéros 1 à 38 du 15 avril 1900 au 31 décembre 1900, 304-12 pp. ; Vol. VI : Numéros 1 à 52 de l'année 1901, 208-8-208-7 pp. ; Vol . VII : Numéros 1 à 52 de l'année 1902, 208-8-208-7 pp. ; Vol . VIII : Numéros 1 à 52 de l'année 1903, 208-8-208-7 pp. ; Vol. IX : Supplément de l'année 1903 près de 600 pages numérotées en chiffres romains ; Vol. X : Premier Semestre 1904 avec Supplément ; Vol. XI : Second Semestre 1904 avec Supplément ; Vol. XII : Premier Semestre 1905 avec Supplément, sauf le numéro 1 ; Vol. XIII : Second Semestre 1905 avec Supplément Très rare série suivie de 13 années de la revue "Photo-Revue", de 1893 à 1905. Les premiers numéros de 1893 à 1900 proposaient des numéros bis, intégrés par la suite au corps de la revue. A distinguer des numéros "bis", les suppléments intégraient les correspondances, le courrier des lecteurs et les publicités. Ce rare exemplaire propose une série suivie de 1893 à 1905, quasi-complète (manque 1 bis et 1 numéro), et les suppléments pour les années 1898-1899-1900-1903-1904-1905. Bon état (auto-reliure de l'éditeur, qq. ff. un peu faibles, qq. numéros de pages manuscrits). Prix du lot, qui ne saurait être dissocié. Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie du Cardinal]
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        Nouveaux contes cruels et propos d'au delà

      Paris, Calmann Lévy 1893 - Livre épuisé 18,8 x 13,3 cm, plein maroquin vert, décor doré représentant trois fleurs de lys et nom de l'auteur doré sur le premier plat, dos à cinq nerfs, chaque nerf décoré de quatre petits points dorés, titre et auteur dorés, date en pied, filets dorés sur les coupes, décor d'encadrement avec fleurs de lys sur les plats intérieurs, papier à motif floral doré sur les gardes, tête dorée, couv. non cons. (J. P. Gray & Son, Cambridge), 4 ff. n. ch. (faux-titre, titre, note de l'éditeur, faux-titre pour la première partie (Nouveaux contes cruels), 280 pp. Réf. bibliographiques : Carteret II, 475. Condition : Edition en partie originale (les Propos d'au delà paraissent ici pour la première fois). L'un des 40 ex. du tirage de tête imprimés sur Hollande (seul grand papier, non annoncés sur les exemplaires du tirage courant). Très joli exemplaire dans une pleine reliure anglaise signée J. P. Gray & Son (dos décoloré). 250g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Faustroll]
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        Paris intense (Frontispiz). Zinkographie. 1893.

      - 21,9 : 31,5 cm auf Simili-Japan 32,7 : 48 cm. Vallotton / Goerg 45 c (von f). - Einer von wenigen unnumerierten Abzügen vor der numerierten Auflage auf Simili-Japanpapier. - Das Eröffnungsblatt der die "Physiologie" der Strasse darstellenden Folge von sieben Zinklithographien, die von 1893-1894 bei L. Joly in Paris verlegt wurde. Die Auflage erschien in ca. 100 numerierten Exemplaren. - „Betrachten wir das Titelblatt zu der Folge "PARIS INTENSE", so stehen wir vor einer vollendeten Einheit." (J.Otto Kehrli in "Typographie und Kunst", Bern 1945, S. 68/69).

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer, Antiquariat & Galerie]
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        Headwaters of the Mississippi; comprising biographical sketches of early and recent explorers of the great river, and a full account of the discovery and location of the true source in a lake beyond Itasca

      Chicago: Rand, McNally & Company. 1893. First. First edition. Front hinge restored, old price on the front pastedown, a sound, very good copy. Inscribed by the author: "To Dr. A. Munsell, As a memento of our exploratory journey to the headwaters of the Mississippi during the Summer of 1891, With best wishes of The Author. Cincinnati, Ohio. May 10, 1893." The recipient, Dr. Alexander John M. Munsell, is pictured in the text and is described by the author as "of Dubuque, Iowa, is a native of Kentucky, a man of mature years, the editor and proprietor of the Dubuque Trade Journal, and a gentleman of comprehensive literary attainments." .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        La Famille Cardinal. Illustrations de Charles Léandre.

      Émile Testard (Charles Herissey),, Paris (Évreux), 1893 - In-8° (255x170mm), pp. 197, (7), bella legatura in p. marocchino marrone firmata dai celebri legatori belgi Charles De Samblanx e Jacques Weckesser risalente ai primi decenni del XX secolo; titolo in oro e fregi floreali policromi su dorso a 4 nervi. Unghie decorate, dentelle interne dorate, risguardi marmorizzati. Taglio di testa dorato. 17 acqueforti e culs-de-lampe incisi all'acquaforte da Louis Müller da invenzione di Charles Léandre e 29 incisioni xilografiche intercalate n.t. di Léveillé e Ruffe, egualmente da disegni di Léandre. Ottimo esemplare con conservata la brossura originale con vignetta incisa all'acquaforte. Raffinata edizione elegantemente illustrata dal Léandre di questo romanzo di Halévy (Parigi, 1834-ivi, 1908), scrittore e Accademico di Francia. Charles Lucien Léandre (Orne, 1862-Parigi, 1930), pittore, disegnatore e caricaturista, famoso per le sue rappresentazioni umoristiche pubblicate su importanti giornali quali Le Rire e Le Figaro. Carteret, Trésor du Bibliophile, IV, p. 197: "Édition recherchée". Talvart & Place, IV, p. 9. Deman, p. 299. Sul Léandre, Bénézit, VI, p. 500. Delteil, 357. In-8° (255x170mm), pp. 197, (7), belle reliure en plein maroquin marron du début de XX siècle signé par les célèbres relieurs belges Charles De Samblanx et Jacques Weckesser. Titre doré et frises en polychromie sur dos à 4 nerfs. 17 eaux-fortes et culs-de-lampe également gravés a l'eau-forte par Louis Müller d'après Charles Léandre et 29 gravures sur bois dans le texte par Léveillé e Ruffe d'après Léandre. Très bel exemplaire avec brochure originale conservé. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gilibert Libreria Antiquaria (ILAB-LILA)]
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      London: Chatto and Windus, Piccadilly 1893 - **LIMITED TIME ONLY! 60% OFF ALL ANTIQUARIAN SHOP INVENTORY! (DISCOUNT ALREADY APPLIED TO PRICE SHOWN)** Translated, with the sanction and approval of the author by D. Forbes Campbell and John Stebbing, 36 steel plates all in 12 volumes. Contemporary 3/4 tan calf with linen boards, marbled endpapers and top edge gilt, Spine has five raised bands, gilt lettering and decoration. Small p o's label on inside front cover of each book. As always, more wear on vol 1 than the others, a few scratches, a little dirt but still in very good condition. A handsome set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Antiquarian Shop]
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        Lady Windermere's Fan. A Play about a Good Woman.

      London, Elkin Mathews and John Lane, 1893. - 8vo. [14], 132, [16] pp. Original publisher's cloth with spine lettered in gilt and decorations stamped in gilt on both covers. In decorative gilt-stamped red half calf case. First edition, published on November 9th, 1893, in only 500 copies. This copy contains on the front flyleaf a humorous, approximately contemporary five-line inscription not by the author, but probably by a like-named Baltic wit to "Madame de Paykull hommage respectueux de l'auteur (s'il n'etait pas mort depuis longtemps)". The Baltic Biographical Archive (BaBA) alone contains four records of "Oskar Wilde" for the period in question, among them a secretary of a mortgage association (b. 1849), a pharmacist (1854-1906), a mathematician (b. 1862), and a privately instructed student (b. 1886). The Paykull family, an old Baltic noble house (cf. BaBA I 266, 335f.) with branches in Sweden, was mainly notable for military officers and diplomats (cf. SBA). - With the bookplate of the Swedish collector Carl Palme. Flyleaves somewhat browned, cover slightly rubbed and wrinkled, otherwise very good, uncut copy with curious inscription and in Charles Shannon's original binding. Mason 357. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Emerson's Complete Works

      Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company 1893 - Fourteen volumes, small 8vo., bound by Bradstreet in three-quarter brown calf lettered in gilt; raised bands, top edges gilt; lightly rubbed. Riverside edition, new and revised, containing the complete works (volumes 1-12, and James Elliot Cabot's "Memoir of Emerson," volumes 13 and 14). A striking set. Shipping extra [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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        Der Fall Wagner. Ein Musikanten-Problem. Leipzig, Naumann 1888. Gr. 8°. 4 Bll., 57 S., OBrosch.

      - Schaberg 54 - Wilpert-G. 1147, 23. - Ziegenfuss II, 216.- Erste Ausgabe, selten.- Gedruckt wurden 500 Exemplare, davon waren 1893 noch 314 unverkauft.- Tls. leicht braunfleckig, vereinzelt kl. Randeinrisse, Umschl. etw. angestaubt u. mit kl. ergänzten Randläsuren, Rücken verstärkt, sonst gutes, unbeschnittenes Exemplar im seltenen orig. Verlagseinband.# Rare first edition, uncut and with original typographical printed wrappers (spine reinforced, small restorations in the marginal area) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Müller]
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        A Narrative of Further Excavations at Zimbabye (Mashonaland)

      George Philip and Son, London 1893 - Sound ex-library copy in dark blue cloth with gilt titles on front. Usual library markings plus a presentation sticker on front paste-down. Binding is tight. xiii plus 43pp with illustrations and plans. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arty Bees Books]
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        The Illustrated London News: 1893 Vol. I. January to June

      1893 - Very large HB in original blue cloth spine, which has gilt title and brown marbled boards and original endpapers. Minor wear to outer with no inscriptions but prev owner bookplate on FEP and occasional stamp of 'Mount Dore of Bournemouth' (which was originally a hotel and then the Town Hall). Still very tight with all pages present, clean and bright. Fully ill. in b/w throughout (some fold-outs) plus 1p. colour supplement 'Notes by a Globetrotter in Rome'. (31 x 41cm) **Very heavy - please contact bookseller direct for revised P&P costs**

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        Castel-Pelesch résidence d'été du Roi Charles Ier de Roumanie a Sinaia.

      Paris, Firmin Didot, 1893. - Folio (295 x 364 mm). (8), 93, (7) pp. With 38 (9 full-page) woodcuts in the text and 27 etched plates on China paper. Splendid original blue cloth binding; spine and front cover richly giltstamped; oval view of Peles Castle on front cover. All edges red. Perfect copy inscribed by the Romanian King Carol I for Marie Therese of Austria-Este (1849-1919) with her autogr. ownership note on the front endpaper: "Erhalten vom Könige Karl von Rumänien. Pelesch, Montag, 9. 8. 1909. Marie Therese". Ultimately, removed from the library of the Dukes of Bavaria at Tegernsee Castle. - Construction of Peles Castle commenced in 1873 under the Viennese architect Carl Wilhelm Christian Ritter von Doderer; after 1876 Doderer's assistant Johannes Schultz took over and changed the original plans. The building was inaugurated on 7 October 1883. Between 1893 and 1914, the Czech architect Karel Liman was commissioned to build the main tower. The castle served as the summer residence of the Romanian royal family until the death of King Carol in 1914. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Codigo Civil del Peru, Con Citas, Notas, Concordancias y un Apendice.

      1893 - 1893 Edition of Peru's Civil Code with Important Annotations [Peru]. Lama, Miguel Antonio de la [b. 1839], Editor and Annotator. Codigo Civil del Peru, Con Citas, Notas, Concordancias y un Apendice de Leyes, Decretos, Resoluciones, Ordenes, Reglamentos, Instrucciones, Circulares y Ejecutorias Hasta el 31 de Diciembre de 1892. Lima: Editado por la Imprenta Gil, 1893. 560, [2] pp. Octavo (8" x 5"). Contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards, raised bands, gilt titles and gilt ornaments to spine, marbled edges. Some rubbing to boards and extremities, rear hinge starting, crack in text block between title page and following leaf. Light toning to text. Lama's inkstamp to verso of title page, interior otherwise clean. * First edition. Established in 1852, Peru's civil code draws on the Code Napoleon and Castilian law that existed during the nation's colonial period. Lama was a leading Peruvian jurist. His highly regarded notes in Codigo Civil include the latest legislation, digested court decisions, treaty provisions and related laws and decrees. This work went through six editions by 1928, the final three by later editors. All are scarce in North American law libraries; OCLC locates 2 copies of the 1893 edition (Harvard, University of Minnesota). Clagett, A Guide to the Law and Legal Literature of Peru 30. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Soudní akta konsistore prazské ; '(Acta judiciaria consistorii Pragensis.)' Z rukopisºu archivu kapitolního v Praze [Geschichtsakten des Prager Konsistoriums] 6 von 7 Bände Cast I. (1373-1379) [1893]; Cast II (1380-1387) [1893], Cast III. (1392-1393, 1396-1398) [1896]; Cast IV (1401-1404) [1898], Cast V (1406-1407) [1899], Cast VII (1420-1424) [1901] (=Historický Archiv Císlo: 1, 2, 8, 11, 15, 21)

      1893-1901., Prag / Praha 1893 - Halbleinenbände der Zeit, gr.-8°, Exemplare gestempelt, Einbände angestaubt, Einbände mit Signaturetiketten, Einbände angestaubt Urkunden meist Latein xx 10000 Buch

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        The Life of Captain Sir Richard F. Burton, K.C.M.G., F.R.G.S.

      Chapman & Hall, London 1893 - with numerous portraits, illustrations, and maps. In two volumes. 8vo.,[xxiii] 606, [viii] 664pp., quarter calf, recent reback, red morocco ornate spine with gilt panels, dentelles and title, red cloth boards, title page in red and black, previous owner`s inscription on prelim., otherwise good clean copy, fine binding. A biography of the life of the explorer, consul, and translator of the Arabian Nights taken from his private journals by his wife. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Poems of William Shakespeare,

      Hammersmith: The Kelmscott Press,, 1893. Printed After the Original Copies of Venus and Adonis, 1593. The Rape of Lucrece, 1594. Sonnets, 1609. The Lover's Complaint. Octavo. Original limp vellum by Leighton of London, titles to spine gilt, blue silk ties. Printed in black and red. Spine a little dust-soiled, ties torn away at ends, a very good copy. First Kelmscott edition, one of only 500 copies printed.

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        Charing Cross to St. Paul's

      London: Seeley and Co., 1893. Notes by Justin McCarthy and vignettes by Joseph Pennell. Octavo. Original maroon cloth, panel blocking in blind to boards, front board decorated and letterd in gilt, spine lettered in gilt, 39 engraved illustrations including frontispiece. 6pp publisher's catalogue at end. Bookplate of Thomas Fisher Unwin. Some very minor shelf wear, head and tail of spine slightly bumped, mark at tail of spine from removal of label, very minor foxing to initial pages and some light browning in margins. First edition, presentation copy from the artist to the publisher Thomas Fisher Unwin, with the gift inscription in Pennell's distinctive autograph: "Mr Thomas Fisher Unwin his book which Jo Pennell gave him, November 92"; and with the recipient's bookplate. Unwin seems to have been a great admirer of Pennell's work, on his death leaving his collection of books by Pennell to the Reform Club.

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        GAIN BY LOSS

      D.Lothrop Co., Boston 1893 - TITLE: GAIN BY LOSS or THE GARMENT OF PRAISE 1893 ROSE PORTER AUTHOR: ROSE PORTER PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) /COPYRIGHT: D. Lothrop Co., Boston 1893 EDITION: Reprint Edition Assumed with 1891 on the copyright page and 1893 on the title page CATEGORY: Religion BINDING/COVER: Hardback without dust jacket CONDITION: (All defects if any are formulated into pricing by ViewFair Books books. If we miss any defects are highlights on any book, our policy is to make immediate amends to any customer): The outside is in fair plus condition with the bottom front hinge area having a minor bleach like look to the cloth (see photo). There is a spot near the top of the front endpaper. There is writing from a previous owner on the front endpaper. Book is without marks or writings, pages are clean, book is tight and sturdy. SIZE: 4 ½ x 6 (approximately) PAGES: 76 pages BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: Reprint Edition Assumed. D. Lothrop Co., Boston 1893. Fair/None dust jacket condition "PRAISE FOR THE SPIRIT OF HEAVINESS" THERE ARE NO OTHER COPIES OF THIS BOOK BY ROSE PORTER FOUND FOR SALE ON THE INTERNET!!!!! SUPER RARE BOOK BY ROSE PORTER!!!! InvCode ZU69 ViewFair Books : [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Guimard.

      Charpentier 1893 - - Charpentier, Paris 1893, 14x19cm, relié. - Edition originale, un des 50 ex numérotés sur Hollande, seuls grands papiers avec 6 Japon. Reliure en demi maroquin cerise à coins, dos à cinq nerfs richement orné de caissons dorés, filets dorés sur les plats, tête dorée, couvertures et dos conservés, reliure signée par Pierre-Lucien Martin. Témoins conservés, très bel exemplaire établi dans une élégante reliure. Provenance : des bibliothèques R. Simonson et C. Hayoit. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Les Trophées

      Paris. Lemerre 1893 - In 8, ( 4 ff;), 215 pp; titre imprimé en noir et rouge. Demi maroquin tête de négre, à coins. Dos à 5 nerfs, caissons orné d' un fleurons avec double filet périphérique à chaud, double filet sur les plats, tête doré. Non rogné, couverture et dos consevés Ex libris. Reliure de l' époque. Bel exemplaire avec la faute non corrigée page 196. Edition originale de ce receuil.( Vicaire IV- 72 ). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les Trophees

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

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        ORIGINAL watercolor of Barbadoe's Park, Kilmarnock, Scotland, signed "G. Ross 1893"

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

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

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

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        A Scientific and Practical Treatise on American Football for Schools and Colleges

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

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        Le Bambou. Periodique illustre. Collection Guillaume.

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

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        Les Sonnets du Docteur. Troisième édition.

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

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      FIGARO ILLUSTRE 1893 - R160132537: Année entière avec environ 28 pages par mois. Nombreuses illustrations, photos en couleurs, en noir et blanc ou bicolores dans le texte et hors texte. Texte sur plusieurs colonnes. 1ères de couvertures illustrées en couleurs. Quelques partitions de musique dans le texte et hors texte. Une page débrochée. Janvier : Les poupées de Madame Charles COSSON. La vie artistique. Pierrot Dompteur. Le petit tambour d'Austerlitz. Hop! dans mon sac! Une vocation. Février: Le rosier blanc. La vie artistique. L'île adoptive. Une petite fille de Griselidis. La journée du 24 février 1848. Et avec ça, madame? Mars: Le carnaval de Nice. Le Maire. Une ronde au Kreider. Madame Récamier et Napoléon. Le rajah de Forapour. Avril: Les noces de la princesse Kirilla GLEBOVNA. Checchina la Fileuse. Les Rois chez eux: S.M. Oscar II roi de Suède et de Norvège. Le sourd qui n'avoue pas. Mai: Les courses, hier et aujourd'hui. L'art de faire courir. Le coaching. Les courses en France, 1651-1814. Rallye-Paper. Juin: Deux larmes. Le voeu. Charlet. Capitaine. Journal d'un Rastaquouère. Juillet: Au pays des cavernes. Les rois chez eux, Abbas-Helmi Pacha, Khédive d'Egypte. Double sauvetage. Le plaisir à Paris. Août: Les Bouilleurs de Cru. Miserere. Double sauvetage. Le cheval de la portière. Septembre: numéro spécial LES SPORTS ATHLETIQUES. Le polo. Le racing et le Foot-Ball. La bicyclette. Le lawn-tennis. Jeux de France et sports Anglais. Octobre: La marine Russe et ses peintres. Le Festéjadou, scènes de la vie catalane. Un revenant. Les rois chez eux, YI Roi de Corée. Francine. Novembre: L'art musulman à Paris. Malmaison pendant le consulat. Le Festéjadou. L'abbesse. Une chasse au loup. Une invitation à diner. Décembre: M. RE-DIEZE et Melle MI-BEMOL. Jim et Jack. La fée du Rocher. Marie-Marion. Le bon Méphisto. In-Folio Broché. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 70.49-Presse illustrée, magazines, revues [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        MAUD. A melodrama

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

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        Friedr. Krupp Essen an der Ruhr. Mappe mit 42 Tafeln (4 Diagramme und Pläne, 38 Ansichten in Lichtdrucken nach Photographien).

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

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        The Works, edited by George Saintsbury.

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

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        A Journey to Bontúku in the Interior of West Africa

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

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        Journal of the Elder Scientific Exploring Expedition, 1891-2. Under Command of D. Lindsay.

      C. E. Bristow, Government Printer,, Adelaide: 1893 - The expedition, funded by Sir Thomas Elder and led by David Lindsay, was intended to explore western South Australia and Western Australia, in order '. to fill up the Map of Australia, that purpose will not be fulfilled if any appreciable area anywhere, be omitted.' By the end of the expedition, which included 14 men and 44 camels, 80,000 square miles of land had been charted, but only traces of water and good grazing land were found. The expedition collected 150 new species of insects and 19 new species of plants which were part of the 700 specimens collected; in addition, mollusks, lichens, fungi, birds, mammals, reptiles, rocks & minerals were collected. The Journal includes Lindsay’s final report and journal (160pp), the journal of Wells, and vocabularies collected from the "Pidong" tribe. 8vo, 207pp, staplebound, in pale blue paper wraps, front paper cover lacking. With 2 large folding maps in separate pale blue folder. Map folder slt marked and rubbed, with sml lib stamp at front cover; two sml Library of Congress stamps internally. Library stamp to verso of one of folding maps and inside cover of accompanying map folder. Ferguson 9409a; Wantrup 208. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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

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        Cours d'analyse de l'Ecole de polytechnique. Tome I: Calcul Differentiel; Tome II: Calcul Integral; Tome III: Calcul Integral, Equations Differentielles.

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

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