viaLibri Requires Cookies CLICK HERE TO HIDE THIS NOTICE

Displayed below are some selected recent viaLibri matches for books published in 1893

        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? Edited by Captain W.J.L. Wharton?

      Elliot Stock, London 1893 - Large octavo, with portrait frontispiece, four maps and plates bound in as well as three large folding charts in rear endpaper sleeve; a little toning of the edges, a few leaves thumbed, yet a very good copy overall in the original polished wooden boards (slightly splayed as is often seen), morocco spine lettered in gilt. First publication of the corner journal. A wonderful Cook relic: one of just fifty copies of this special version of the first publication of Cook's "Corner Journal", a very limited edition of a book published in several other forms. This special version is bound with wooden sides made from timber taken from "Cook's Tree" - an elm tree on Clapham Common which, according to local legend, was planted by Cook himself: the tree blew down in 1893. As Holmes notes, the tradition was 'no doubt apocryphal', but one should of course allow relics a life and value of their own. There are after all many more bones of St Catherine of Siena preserved in the cathedrals of Europe than a single skeleton might require. And as for Cook's Cottage in Melbourne? This edition of the "Corner Journal", whether in this exotic timbered form or in the more regular versions, was a significant publication anyway, as the first full publication of Cook's journal of the Endeavour voyage, transcribed from the so-called "Corner Journal" in the Mitchell Library (State Library of New South Wales) with additions from the Admiralty journal. 'For the first time one of Cook's journals is presented to the public unmutilated by any editor?' (Holmes). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
 1.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Gazetteer of Britain and Ireland

      98 - London, Paris and Melbourne - Cassell and Company, 1893. 98 - London, Paris and Melbourne - Cassell and Company, 1893 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A topographical dictionary of the UK, providing general descriptions, physical and geological features, landmarks, and parliamentary information. Featuring sixty coloured maps, including frontispieces (collated complete). With numerous illustrations, many photographic. Cassell & Co is a British book publishing house, founded in 1848 by John Cassell (1817-1865). Complete in six volumes. Condition: In red cloth bindings. Externally sound, though with some marks to the boards and some bumping. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean, with just the odd spot and some foxing to the endpapers. Overall: VERY GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
 2.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Gems of National Poetry

      sp;- London - Frederick Warne and Co., 1893. sp;- London - Frederick Warne and Co., 1893 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The Albion edition of this poetry anthology, compiled and edited by Mrs Valentine. In a beautiful Arts and Crafts half-morocco binding. Containing works from Chaucer, Wordsworth, Tennyson, Milton, Hood, Gray, Campbell, and many others. With tissue-guarded frontispiece. Condition: In a half-morocco binding. Externally very smart, with just some light rubbing to the head of the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Ink signature to half-title. Pages are bright and mainly clean, with just some light spotting to the endpapers. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
 3.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Brehms Tierleben, dritte, gänzlich neubearbeitete Auflage, komplett in zehn Bänden, zusätzlich Registerband und "Die Schöpfung der Tierwelt" von Dr. Wilhelm Haacke

      Leipzig und Wien, Bibliographisches Institut, 1893.. 3. Auflage, 10 Bände plus Registerband Halbleder. Drucke von 1893 bis 1900. Dekorativer Halbledereinband mit Lederecken und goldgeprägten Rückentiteln. Marmorierter Schnitt. Zusätzlich zur kompletten dritten Auflage von Brehms Tierleben (Herausgegeben von Professor Dr. Eduard Pechuel-Loesche) inklusive Registerband erstehen Sie das in gleicher Aufmachung herausgegebene Werk "Die Schöpfung der Tierwelt" von Dr. Wilhelm Haacke (1893). Lederecken geringfügig bestoßen, Seiten leicht wellig, aber sauber. Die Buchrücken sind etwas berieben (S. Foto). Schneller Versand, mit Rechnung.

      [Bookseller: Versand-Antiquariat Konrad von Agris]
 4.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        Montezuma's Daughter

      London - Longmans, Green and Co., 1893. London - Longmans, Green and Co., 1893 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. The first edition of this H. Rider Haggardromance novel. With twety-four pages of publisher's adverts to the rear. Illustrated throughout with numerous plates. Condition: In a cloth binding with gilt lettering to the front board. Externally, generally smart, though with some bumping and marks. Internally, firmly bound. Front end-paper missing. Pages are bright, though with some scattered spotting throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
 5.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Le Morte D'Arthur. The Birth Life and Acts of King Arthur of his Noble Knights of the Round Table their Marvellous Enquests and Adventures the Achieving of the San Greal and in the End Le Morte Darthur with the Dolourous Death and Departing out of this World of Them All. The Text as written by Sir Thomas Maalory and imprinted by William Caxton at Westminster the year MCCCLXXXV and now spelled in modern style. With an introduction by Professor Rhys and embellished with many original designs by Aubrey Beardsley. [Part I - XII].

      J. M. Dent,, (London), 1893 - 12 Lieferungen. (London), J. M. Dent, 1893 - 1894. LXIV + 990 + S.V-VIII + S. LXV - XC. Illustr. OBrosch. im zwei priv. OLwd.-Schubern späterer Zeit. Nr. 88 von 300 Expl. der VA auf Dutch hand-made Paper. In engl. Sprache. Mit den beiden Photogravuren "How King Arthur saw the Questing Beast ." und "The achieving of the Sangreal", den Titelblättern für drei Bände sowie allen 5 doppelblattgroßen und 13 Illustrationen auf Tafeln sowie zahlreiche Vignetten und Initialen. - Ebd. m. Randläsuren, wie zu erwarten. Leichte Verfärbungen durch die Illustrationen (Druckerfarbe), Tafeln gebräunt. Tlw. m. Exlibris a. V. Part VI: R. etw. eingerissen. Im Ganzen leichte Gbrsp. - Beiliegend Verlagsnachricht für die Empfehlung diese Ausgabe in drei Büchern zu binden. - Dieses Werk machte Beardsley über Nacht berühmt und etablierte "seinen" Illustrationsstil. - Issued originally in twelve parts, the Dent 'Morte D'Arthur' was the work that launched Beardsley's distinctive illustrative style nearly overnight. - Mit eines der wohl einflussreichsten Bücher seiner Zeit, deren Illustrationen heute noch Einfluss auf Graphiker und Illustratoren hatte und unsere Sichtweise massgeblich beeinflußt hat. Englisch Illustr. OBrosch. im zwei priv. OLwd.-Schubern späterer Zeit. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
 6.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Der Dom zu Speier und verwandte Bauten (die Dome zu Mainz und Worms, die Abteikirchen zu Limburg a. Hardt, Hersfeld und Kauffungen etc.). Aufgenommen und dargestellt von Wilhelm Meyer-Schwartau.

      Berlin, Springer, 1893 - 2° (39.5 x 27 cm), 170 S. m. 72 Textabb., 32 tlw. doppelblattgrosse Falttaf., Priv.-HLwd. m. aufgezogenem Umschlag der Orig.-Broschur., Bibliotheksexemplar (Rückenschildchen, Schild a. Innendeckel, Stempel a. Titelei), Deckel fleckig, Gelenk zwischen zwei Lagen geplatzt, Papier min. gebräunt; allg. und innen gutes Ex. Erstausgabe. Frühe wissenschaftl. Abhandlung zu den Kaiserdomen und ihrer kunstgeschichtlichen Wirkung. 3300 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
 7.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        The Sign of Four [A Sherlock Holmes Story]

      London, George Newnes Limited 1893. London, George Newnes Limited 1893, 1893. THIRD EDITION. Octavo, pp.283. Elegantly hand-bound in full blue oasis morocco leather, spine gilt-lettered in six compartments with raised bands, marbled endpapers, publisher's original pictorial cloth bound in at rear. One or two minor marks within, some rubbing to title; a very good copy in an attractive recent leather binding. Yellow fog is swirling through the streets of London and Sherlock Holmes himself is sitting in a cocaine-induced haze until the arrival of a distressed and beautiful young lady forces the great detective into action... The second of four full-length Sherlock Holmes novels, originally appearing in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine (Feb.1890). Doyle was reputedly commissioned to write the story following a dinner with the editor at London's Langham Hotel. The function was also attended by Oscar Wilde, who would contribute his only novel 'The Picture of Dorian Gray' to the July 1890 issue. Doyle later discussed this 'golden evening' in his autobiography 'Memories and Adventures' (1924). Green & Gibson; A Bibliography of A.Conan Doyle. De Waal; The World Bibliography of Sherlock Holmes & Dr. Watson. See also Haining; The Classic Era of Crime Fiction (2002), Cooper & Pike; Detective Fiction (1994), DeWaal; The International Sherlock Holmes (1980), Steinbrunner & Penzler; Ency.of Mystery & Detection (1976). Eric Quayle; The Collectors Book of Detective Fiction (1972). Howard Haycraft; Murder for Pleasure (1972), Graham Greene & Dorothy Glover; Victorian Detective Fiction (1966), Elley Queen; Queen's Quorum (1951).

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
 8.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        The Study-Book of Mediaeval Architecture and Art; Being a Series of Working Drawings of the Principal Monuments of the Middle Ages. Whereof the plans, sections, and details are drawn to uniform scales. (4 Bde. compl.).

      Edinburgh, John Grant, 1893 - 2°, ca. 600 Textseiten und ca. 400 Tafeln., OLdr. goldgeprägt., Kleines Bibl.-Schild a. Rücken, Deckel berieben. Bibl.-Stemp. auf Titelbl. - trotzdem gutes Exemplar. 8000 gr.

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
 9.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        History of Godefrey of Boloyne, The

      , 1893. 1893. The First Book Published and Sold at the Kelmscott Press[KELMSCOTT PRESS]. [GUILELMUS, Archbishop of Tyre]. The History of Godefrey of Boloyne and of the Conquest of Iherusalem. [Hammersmith: Sold by William Morris, at the Kelmscott Press, 1893].One of 300 paper copies, out of a total edition of 306 copies. Large quarto. xxii, [2], 450, [2] pp. Printed in red and black in Troy and Chaucer types. Decorative woodcut title, borders, and initials. Woodcut printer’s device. Reprinted from Caxton’s edition of 1481. Edited by H. Halliday Sparling.Original full limp vellum with yapp edges. Spine lettered in gilt. Original brown silk ties. A couple of very small areas of rubbing on the edges, minimal foxing to the edges only, otherwise a near fine copy with the gilt on the spine bright and fresh. Housed in a quarter black morocco clamshell case.“This book must from a literary point of view be considered one of Caxton’s most important works. It is not a ‘romance,’ as it has been called by Dibdin, Blades, an others, but a very serious piece of history, the original of which is William of Tyre’s Historia Rerum in partibus transmarinis Gestarum; from the French translation of which Caxton made his English version, bringing it to an end just after the death of Godfrey, whereas the Archbishop of Tyre carries on the history for many more years. The style of Caxton’s book is vigorous and agreeable, and often reads like the most dramatic of all historic works, Lord Berner’s translation of Froissart, and altogether it is a delightful book to read” (William Morris, quoted in Peterson).“This was the fifth and last of the Caxton reprints, with many new ornaments and initials, and a new printer’s mark. It was first announced as in the press in the list dated Dec. 1892. It was the first book published and sold at the Kelmscott Press” (Sparling).Clark Library, Kelmscott and Doves, pp. 25-26. Peterson A15. Ransom, Private Presses, p. 326, no. 15. Sparling 15. Tomkinson, p. 112, no. 15.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
 10.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Nettelbeck. Miß Maria Brown. Historische Novellen.

      Berlin, Verlag C. Malcomes, 1893.. EA. 8°. 212 S. m. Dokumententasche a. Innendeckel m. Brief m. Gedicht v. 9. April 1899, und Transkription (Typoskript), DINA5, unterz. v. Hans Stöcklein, Bruno Paul, E. Thöny, Hans v. Weber u. Amadeus Mayer Caspari. Das handschriftl. Gedicht dreimal gefaltet, an einer Bugkante eingerissen, gebräuntes Papier. Mit frankiertem Briefkuvert (handschriftlich an Friederike Kempner in Reichthal Reg.Bezirk Breslau). Dazu Durchschlag eines Typoskripts v. 20.6.61 an den Schweizer Verleger Schifferli (Verlag der Arche), Zürich, mit dem das Gedicht erklärenden Inhalt "..send ich Ihnen heute ... den kuriosen Brief von den Simplizissimus-Leuten.." Eigenh. Unterschriften von Hans Stöcklein, Bruno Paul, E. Thöny, Hans von Weber, Amadeus Mayer Caspari, die sich in diesem Brief als "Lyrisch-aesthetischen Verein" bezeichnen. Das Ganze wohl als Scherz mit der "Schlesischen Nachtigall" gedacht. Das Buch: Privates Halbleinen m. Rückengoldpr. u. Buntpapierbezug. Leinenecken. Kopffarbschnitt, O-Umschlag eingebunden. Tadellos erhalten.. Auch das Buch eher selten.

      [Bookseller: SIGNUM Antiquariat]
 11.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      O. O., 20. XII. 1893.. 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo.. An einen "geehrten Herrn Doktor": "Soeben habe ich allen Herren Vertrauensleuten und der Partei eine offizielle Bekanntmachung geschickt, daß ich kandidieren werde. Gestört hat mich diese Anonymität - vor allem wie könnte ich mich gegen die Agitation der N[arodni] L[isty] [d. s. die "Nationalen Blätter", das Parteiorgan der Agrarpartei] zur Wehr setzen? Werde ich nicht gewählt, wird es nicht schlimmer sein - wenigstens habe ich gezeigt, daß der Mensch sich um der Wahrheit willen nicht fürchten muß. Die N. L. würde auf jede Weise agitieren - etliche würden nicht wählen, wenn sie keine Sicherheit haben, daß ich kandidiere, deshalb ist es das beste aufzutreten. Dabei hat der von Ihnen genehmigte Plan Gültigkeit. Ich ersuche die Partei und die Herren Vertrauensleute, daß der Kandidat nicht aufgestellt wird und daß dann auch ich nicht in die Versammlung muß und wir dadurch den Streitigkeiten entgehen [...]" (aus einer beiliegenden Übersetzung ins Deutsche).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
 12.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        The Celtic Twilight

      London: Lawrence and Bullen, 1893. London: Lawrence and Bullen,, 1893. Men and Women, Dhouls and Faeries. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt, publisher's device to rear board in blind. Frontispiece by Jack B. Yeats. With bookplate of John Sparrow (1906-1992 - book collector and Warden of All Souls, Oxford) to front pastedown; owner signature to half-title. Spine sunned and gently cocked, prelims and endmatter lightly tanned. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression, in the first variant binding of this collection of prose pieces. It was a key part of Yeats' work to define a distinctly Irish national identity and culture and it reflects 'the connection between folklore and occult divination which characterized Yeats's side of the [Celtic] movement' (ODNB).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
 13.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        EXPOSICIÓN Histórico-Europea de Madrid. (Album)

      - Madrid, Sucesores de Laurent, (1893), 40,5 x 30 cm., holandesa pergamino con puntas, CCXL láminas, varias de ellas dobles y una cuádruple, reproduciendo las joyas artísticas y arqueológicas de la Exposicón. (Varias láminas desprendidas). MADRID

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Antonio Mateos]
 14.   Check availability:     IberLibro     Link/Print  


        Syk kjaerlihet. Roman. Orig. udgave.

      . Paris 1893. 362 s. Velholdt eksemplar indbundet med de orig. omslag i paent privat halvlaeder. Omslag let nusset, ellers rent eksemplar. * "Syk kjaerlihet" er förste del til en trilogi. De övrige "Bekjendelser" og "Faengsel og fortvilelse" udkom i Lorient og Concarneau 1902. Straks ved udgivelsen blev "Syk kjaerlighet" beslaglagt i hele Skandinavien pa grund af sit "pornografiske" indhold..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
 15.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        GRACE DARLING (T.J. Wise Piracy)

      London: "Printed only for private circulation", 1893. London: Printed only for private circulation, 1893.  Pirated edition (identifed by Barker & Collins in their "Sequel" [1983] as a Thomas J. Wise piracy), 24.5 x 19.5cm [4to], in buff boards w/gilt title to spine, [1-9; half-title, blank, titlepage, blank, limitation statement ("The impression of this book is limited to a few copies for private circulation only"), blank, text, blank, text] 10-20 [text], [21-24; printer's statement followed by 3 blanks], all enclosed within a fitted manila envelope.  Printed on watermarked handmade paper by Richard Clay & Sons Ltd., London & Bungay; Wise claimed that 30 copies were printed on paper & 3 on vellum (see Ashley VI 186).  For further info see Barker & Collins's "Sequel," Dossier 233, where this pamphlet is identified as a "changling" ("piratically manufactured though probably not falsely dated").  From the library of Arthur B. Spingarn w/his Beardsley-esque bookplate (designed by Ruth Reeves) to fr. pastedown, & later from the Fountain Lawn Library of La Fayette Butler w/his labels to fr. pastedown & envelope; also w/the bookseller's ticket of Henry Sotheran & Co., London to fr. pastedown, & small label of Laurel Book Service, Hazelton PA to rear pastedown.  Binding Good (boards soiled, & moderate wear to spine); contents Near-Fine.

      [Bookseller: Leonard Roberts, Bookseller]
 16.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Bel carteggio costituito da sei lettere del pittore ticinese dirette all'amico De Angeli, di cui tre autografe firmate (per un totale di quattro pp. in - 8) e tre autografe su bigl. da visita. Dat. 1893 - 1895. 'L'operazione del quadro 'Il dolore' venne fatta come Ella desiderava e con giusta ragione perché figurava meglio. Quando Ella credo può venire a vederlo'. 'A me certi artisti mi fanno l'effetto dimettermi di cattivo umore appena aprono la bocca, nel mentre ammiro il loro ingegno'.

      

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Lim Antiqua s.a.s.]
 17.   Check availability:     maremagnum.com     Link/Print  


        Yu-Pe-Ya's Lute A Chinese Lute In English Verse

      Macmillan and Co., London 1893 - From "Selections from the Verse of Augusta Webster" edition - YU-PE-Ya'S LUTE finely bound by Giulio Giannini, Piazza Pitti, Florence in 1920. Very fine perchment work conducted by Pietro Giannini's son, Guido Sr. (1853 - 1931) who radically transformed the business of bookbinding by concentrating exclusively on artistic, high quality crafting with the production of leather objects. Beautifully decorated leather covers produced utilizing the difficult technique of leather insets (swatches of different colored leather creating a mosaic effect). This among his most well known bookbinding works that were done in the "symbolic" style, with figurative decorations of the cover reflecting the book’s contents. The work used in this case is that of English poet, dramatist, essayist Augusta Webster, the first female writer to hold elective office. She worked tirelessly for women’s suffrage, and in 1879 and 1885 was elected to the London School Board. An extremely important and rare work in excellent condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sekkes Consultants]
 18.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Order of Chivalry

      William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, 1893) dated 24 February 1893 but issued 12 April 1893.) - Limited edition of 225 copies, (there were 10 copies on vellum) Translated from the French by William Caxton and reprinted from his edition of 1484. Edited by F S Ellis. with translation by William Morris. Woodcut designed by Sir Edward Burne-Jones. Printed in Chaucer type in black and red. 150(1)pp. bound in limp vellum, lacking ties, gift inscription with initials only on front blank, some soiling to vellum. Internally clean and bright. A very nice copy of this increasingly scarce title. A beautifully produced work from the Kelmscott Press, which Morris founded in 1891. The Kelmscott Press was devoted to publishing beautifully printed books in limited editions. [Peterson A13] Octavo [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA]
 19.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Baedeker's Egypt. Handbook for Travellers / Part First: / Lower Egypt, with the Fayum / and the Peninsula of Sinai / With 16 Maps, 30 Plans, 7 Views, and 76 Vignettes (WITH ORIGINAL "MUSEUM OF GIZEH" SUPPLEMENT)

      Karl Baedeker, Leipzig 1893 - Very good minus; gilt titles a bit dulled to front board; gilt is chipped away entirely from spine, which is also considerably sun-faded. Hinges a bit fragile (small portions of the mull, or webbing, visible at points), but we have left as received. ABE requires us to list as either "hardcover" or "softcover," though of course these original travel guides have somewhat flexible red covers. "Second edition, revised and augmented," originally priced at 16 marks. 22 titles to front pastedown, latest date is 1893, though this copy is still dated "1885" to title page. Inscribed in ink to FFE: "Francis M. Lincoln / Feb 15 1894 Genoa." 24-page green-spined "Museum of Gizeh Supplement . . . With Two Plans," dated 1892, is laid in at rear, slightly worn to fore-edge since it stands slightly proud, but also very good. All listed maps are in place and attached, though large map at rear, showing "Routes to the Levant" and featuring a nice depiction of the extent of the Ottoman Empire, is fragile and beginning to tear, especially at folds. Specific inquiries welcomed. Dutch marbling of page edges moderately age-darkened, especially to top edges. We are listing a collection of vintage Baedekers. 538 p. including index. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cat's Curiosities]
 20.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
 21.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        Order of Chivalry

      William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, 1893) dated 24 February 1893 but issued 12 April 1893.). William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, 1893) dated 24 February 1893 but issued 12 April 1893.) Limited edition of 225 copies, (there were 10 copies on vellum) Translated from the French by William Caxton and reprinted from his edition of 1484. Edited by F S Ellis. with translation by William Morris. Woodcut designed by Sir Edward Burne-Jones. Printed in Chaucer type in black and red. 150(1)pp. bound in limp vellum, lacking ties, gift inscription with initials only on front blank, some soiling to vellum. Internally clean and bright. A very nice copy of this increasingly scarce title. A beautifully produced work from the Kelmscott Press, which Morris founded in 1891. The Kelmscott Press was devoted to publishing beautifully printed books in limited editions. [Peterson A13]. Limited Edition. Octavo.

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB]
 22.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Gesamtansicht im Jahre 1893 (10 x 47 cm), umgeben von 25 weiteren Ansichten.

      . Lichtdruck nach Zeichnungen von E. Zschille bei Massute, Küstrin, 1893, 50 x 70 cm.. Imposantes Souvenirblatt. Am unteren Rand etwas berieben und hinterlegt, sonst gut erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
 23.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        Atlas der officinellen Pflanzen (komplett in 4 Bänden). Darstellung der im Arzneibuche für das Deutsche Reich erwähnten Gewächse.

      Leipzig, Arthur Felix, 1893 - 1902.. Zweite verbesserte Auflage von Darstellung und Beschreibung sämmtlicher in der Pharmacopoea Borussica aufgeführten officinellen Gewächse. Herausgegeben von Arthur Meyer und Karl Schumann. - Original, kein Reprint. - Band 1 (1893): Die Sympetalen. VIII + 129 Seiten + Tafeln I - XLIV (+ 33 b) + 1 Bl. Errata. Band 2 (1896): Die Choristopetalen (I. Hälfte). (III) + 121 Seiten + Tafeln XLV - XCIV (+ 70 b). Band 3 (1899): (III) + 102 Seiten + Tafeln XCV - CXXXII (+ 107 b). Band 4 (1902): Die Monocotyledoneen, Gymnospermen und Kryptogamen. (II) + 80 Seiten + Tafeln CXXXIII - CLXII (+ 133 b, 143 b, 158 b). Ca. 31 cm x ca. 24 cm, ca. 4,6 kg schwer. Schmuckvorsätze, allseits krätig marmorierter Schnitt. Halbledereinbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln. - Viele der von C. F. Schmidt für die erste Auflage (mit abweichendem Titel erschienen, siehe oben) gezeichneten und oftmals auch lithographierten Tafeln konnten für diese Ausgabe übernommen werden. Neu hinzugekommene Tafeln stammen von Frau Toni Gürke. Gegenüber der ersten Auflage wurde das Format der Tafeln vergrößert. - Stafleu and Cowan, Taxonomic Literature 10.874.. Etwas berieben oder bestoßen. Stempel auf den Titeln, sonst keine Einträge. Papier der Tafeln gering, der Textblätter nicht gebräunt, nicht fleckig. Bindung leicht gelockert, in den Buchblöcken gut und fest. Zustand II (deutsche Schulnotenskala). Auf Wunsch senden wir Ihnen gerne per E-Mail Fotos des Werkes zu.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lycaste]
 24.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        Hood's Humorous Poems

      London and New York - Macmillan and Co., 1893. London and New York - Macmillan and Co., 1893 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Hood's Humorous Poems by Thomas Hood with apreface by Alfred Ainger and one hundred and thirty illustrations by Charles E. Brock. Thomas Hood (1799- 1845) was a British humorist and poet. Charles Edmund Brock (1870- 1938) was a widely published English line artist and book illustrator, who signed his work C. E. Brock. Previous owner's gift inscription to verso of front free endpaper dated 1894. Condition: In a decorative cloth binding. Externally, sound but with some wear to extremities, marks and strains to boards, slight splitting to cloth to front joint. Front hinge strained. Internally, generally firmly bound. Bright but occasional slight foxing, spotsand handling marks. Overall: GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
 25.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Travels in the Interior of Africa

      London - Adam and Charles Black, 1893. London - Adam and Charles Black, 1893 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Mungo Park's account of his travles inAfrica with an illustration to frontispiece and a vignette title page and further illustrations throughout. With a preface by Park and his Life to front. Mungo Park (1771 - 1806) was a Scottish explorer of the African continent. He was credited as being the first Westerner to encounter the Niger River. A prize presentation copy with bookplate tofront free endpaper dated 1898. Condition: In an illustrated cloth binding. Externally, generally smart but with slight wear to extremities and slight staining to rear board. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright and clean throughout with only very slight foxing to endpapers. Overall: VERY GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
 26.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        The Clinical Use of Prisms;

      Bristol and London - John Wright and Co and Simpkin,Marshall,Hamilton, Kent and Co, 1893. Bristol and London - John Wright and Co and Simpkin,Marshall,Hamilton, Kent and Co, 1893 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A detailed study on prisms and their uses in ophthalmology. Second edition. With numerous diagrams and tables, including two fold-out tables. Blind stamp to title page reads Presented with the publisher's compliments. Condition: In a cloth covered binding. Externally, sound with slight bumping to extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Slight mark to rear endpapers, otherwise bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
 27.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        A Night in the Marshes

      London - Wells Gardner, Darton and Co, 1893. London - Wells Gardner, Darton and Co, 1893 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. Ascarce copy of 'A Night in the Marshes and Other Stories' by J. Erskine Clarke. Includes a bookplate to the front pastedown reading: 'Funny Cuts and Worlds Comic Joke Competition Book Prize. With the Proprietors' Compliments'. Frontispiece and illustrations throughout. First Edition. Condition: In a gilt andillustrated cloth binding. Externally, sound with slight rubbing and some fading. Shelfwear to the top and tail of the spine and marks to the boards. Internally, generally firmly bound with some passages working loose or held by cords only. Overall Condition: GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
 28.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers and Other Poems

      London - Westbourne Grove, 1893. London - Westbourne Grove, 1893 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. This rhythmic anthology of Aytoun's work is themed around Scotland but also includes a miscellaneous section. Featuring poems including The Island of the Scots, The Old Scottish Cavalier, The Refusal of Charon and The Scheiek. Mainly a writer of geographical poetry he was appointed professor of rhetoric and belles lettres at the University of Edinburgh. His lectures attracted large numbers of students, raising the attendance from 30 to 150. Condition: In decorative green cloth binding with gilt lettering and design to the spine and front board. Externally, sound with bright cloth. Internally, generally firmly bound with bright pages. Some light foxing and offsetting to the first and last pages. Copperplate ink signature to front endpaper. Overall: VERY GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
 29.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Die exotischen Käfer in Wort und Bild

      Lpz., Heyne 1893.. Lpz., Heyne 1893.. gr.-4°. VII (1) 218 S., 40 chromolithogr. Taf. OLn. m. Farbpräg. Einbd. berieb. Stellenw. gebräunt. EA. Nissen ZBI, 1932

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
 30.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Poems, Dramatic and Lyrical.

      . London: Elkin Mathew and John Lane: at the Sign of the Bodley Head & New York: Macmillan and Company 1893. With etchings by C.S. Ricketts. XIV + 214 pp. Limited to 600 copies. Publisher's pictorial cloth. Weakly browning..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
 31.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        St. Croix. 1917.

      . Water-colour drawing depicting Hans Christian Jacobsens House in Christiansted. 21,5x29 cm. With the artist's signature in initials. * Einer O. Johansen. 1893 - 1965. Danish painter. Visited St. Thomas the same year as the Danish Virgin Islands were sold to U.S.A..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
 32.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        St. Thomas. 1917.

      . Water-colour drawing depicting a group of nine black people, fisher-families, male and female at the seashore with St. John in the background. 30x22,5 cm. With the artist's signature in initials. * Einer O. Johansen. 1893 - 1965. Danish painter. Visited St. Thomas the same year the Danish Virgin Islands were sold to U.S.A..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
 33.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        The Beauties of Nature

      London - Macmillan and Co., 1893. London - Macmillan and Co., 1893 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An illustrated essay on the beauties of nature. In a Mudie binding (binder's stamp to verso of front free-endpaper). With numerous engraved illustrations in the text,and frontispiece. John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury PC (Privy Councilor), FRS (Fellow of the Royal Society) (30 April 1834 28 May 1913), known as Sir John Lubbock, 4th Baronet from 1865 until 1900, was a polymath and Liberal Member of Parliament. He was a banker and worked with his family's company, but was also involved with entomology, botany, biology, archaeology, and ethnography. Condition: In a full calf binding with gilt detailing. Externally smart, though a little rubbed. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright, though with some scattered foxing throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
 34.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        A Gold Mine in Soda: MacMahon's Latest Recipes and American Soda Water Dispensers' Guide

      Goodall & Loveless, 1893. Goodall & Loveless. Hardcover. 1893 Albert C. MacMahon, First Edition. A scarce 95 page volume dedicated to late 19th century mixology. "Containing all necessary information pertaining to the soda business, derived from an experience of ten years as an active dispenser and expert compounder in some of the leading establishments in the United States." This hardcover copy has significant wear and soiling to the maroon cloth boards. The front hinge is splitting and in need of repair, which has caused the front free endpaper to become loose from the text block. The text is unmarked, although there is a stamp from a former soda shop on one page. 100% satisfaction guaranteed. We process and ship orders daily, securely and with delivery confirmation. . Fair. 1893.

      [Bookseller: Kristian Strom, Bookseller]
 35.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Clavierstücke... Op 118...op. 119.

      . Berlin, Simrock 1893. Folio. 19 Ss., (1) S. (weiß); 19 Ss. (1) S. (weiß). Wiederholter lithographierter Titel, Notentext im Flachdruck (Pl.-Nr. 10054/10055). Originaler grauer Umschlag (nachgedunkelt, Ecken knickfaltig, VD mit handschriftlicher Aufstellung der einzelnen Stücke, diese großenteils abgedeckt durch montierten Titelausschnitt einer späteren Auflage, Opus-Zahlen mit blauem Farbstift unterstrichen, mit dem gleichen Stift "Clavier stücke" in grossen Lettern aufnotiert). Erstausgabe. Beide Titel mit Besitzer-Stempel. Durchgehend leicht gebräunt, v.a. an den unteren Ecken etwas fingerfleckig. Im Ganzen ein gutes Exemplar. Hofmann S. 248 ff.; McCorkle S. 472 und 475..

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Büchel-Baur]
 36.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        Souvenir d'Une Princesse Russe

      Bruxelles - Publisher unknown, 1893. Bruxelles - Publisher unknown, 1893 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An attractively bound copy of thisscarce erotic novel about courtlife in Imperial Russia. In French. Memoirs of a Russian Princess is the romantically tragic story of Vavara Softa, including her her debaucheries, her love for the mechanical statue Belphegor, and her tragic end as the mistress of Emperor Paul. Condition: Rebound in a decorative morocco binding. Externally, in lovely condition. Hinges slightly strained. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are generally bright and clean, with just some spotting to the first and last few pages, and some staining to the rear pastedown. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
 37.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Castel-Pelesch résidence d?été du Roi Charles Ier de Roumanie à Sinaia. Notice descriptive et historique par Léo Bachelin. Avec 27 eaux-fortes et 38 gravures sur bois.

      Firmin Didot, Paris, 1893 - 93pages, eaux fortes, gravures sur bois in et hors texte, percaline, plat supérieur et dos richement ornés, quelques rousseurs sur les eaux-fortes, petit accros au dos, autrement bon état.

      [Bookseller: Bouquinerie du Varis]
 38.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Offizieller Bericht über die internationale elektrotechnische Ausstellung in Frankfurt am Main 1891. 2 Bde.

      Frankfurt, Sauerländer 1893/94.. 4°. VI, 632; XXXI, 456 S. Mit 612 Textill., 10 Tafeln, 1 Übersichtsplan und zahlreichen Tabellen. Weinrote Orig.-Leinenbde. mit goldgepr. Rücken- und Deckeltitel sowie reicher goldgepr. Deckelill. (HDeckel leicht fleckig)., fester Einband. Bd. 1: Allgemeiner Bericht. - Bd. 2: Bericht über die Arbeiten der Prüfungs-Kommission. - Die große Elektrotechnische Ausstellung in Frankfurt/Main 1891 wurde von der Frankfurter Elektrotechnischen Gesellschaft auf Anregung von Leopold Sonnemann, Verleger der Frankfurter Zeitung, veranstaltet und stellte die Weichen für den Bau eines ersten zentralen Kraftwerks, das Frankfurt mit elektrischer Energie versorgte. Bankverbindung in Deutschland vorhanden.

      [Bookseller: Buch + Kunst + hommagerie Sabine Koitka]
 39.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        The Principles of Sociology

      London - Williams and Norgate, 1893. London - Williams and Norgate, 1893 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce collection of this extensive study of sociology. Fourth thousand. With chapters including Ceremonial Institutions, Political Institutions, Industrial Institutions and Ecclesiastical Institutions. Herbert Spencer (27 April 1820 8 December 1903) was an English philosopher, biologist, sociologist, and prominent classical liberal political theorist of the Victorian era. Spencer read with excitement the original positivist sociology of Auguste Comte. A philosopher of science, Comte had proposed a theory of sociocultural evolution that society progresses by a general law of three stages. Writing after various developments in biology, however, Spencer rejected what he regarded as the ideological aspects of Comte's positivism, attempting to reformulate social science in terms of evolutionary biology. One might broadly describe Spencer's sociology as socially Darwinistic (though strictly speaking he was a proponent of Lamarckism rather than Darwinism). Complete in three volumes. Condition: In cloth bindings with gilt detiling to the front boards. Externally, generally smart, though with some bumping to the spines and a few marks to the boards. Hinges tender, with endpapers working loose. Internally, generally firmly bound, though slightly strained in places. Institutional bookplates and ink stampsto front pastedowns. Pages are generally bright and clean, with just the occasional patch of foxing (heavier to the endpapers). Overall: GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
 40.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        The Attic Orators

      London - Macmillan and Co., 1893. London - Macmillan and Co., 1893 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of the writings of influential Classical Greek writers, such as Isocrates and Lysias. Second edition. Sir Richard Claverhouse Jebb, (27 August 1841 9 December 1905) was a British classical scholar and politician. Jebb was acknowledged to be one of the most brilliant classical scholars of his time, a humanist and an unsurpassed translator from and into the classical languages. Complete in two volumes. Condition: In armorial calf bindings with gilt detailing. Externally, generally smart, though with some rubbing and marks. Internally, firmly bound. Prize bookplate to front pastedown. Pages are bright and mainly clean, with just the odd spot. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
 41.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Some Heroes of Travel

      London - Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1893. London - Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1893 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of 'chapters' from the history of travel and geographical discovery with two coloured maps to front. With chapters on the worldwidetravels and discoveries of SirMarco Polo, Mr. George F. Ruxton, Docrot Barth, Mr. Thomas Witlam Atkinson, Alexina Tinne, Mr. J. A. McaGahan, Colonel Egerton Warburton, Major Burnaby and Sir Samuel Baker. Compiled and rewritten by the Late W. H. Davenport Adams. With an ink inscription dated 1927 to verso of front free endpaper. Condition: In an illustrated cloth binding. Externally, smart but with slight bumping to extremities and slight marks to rear board. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright and clean with occasional spotting predominantly to first and last few pages and text block edge. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
 42.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Le Morte D'Arthur (First J. M. Dent Printing) 2 Vol

      London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., 1893. London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., 1893. First Limited Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Aubrey Beardsley. This is the very scarce first J. M. Dent printing of 1893-1894--one of only 300 copies printed on Dutch handmade paper with Full Vellum boards and 1500 ordinary copies. This set is one of the 1500 "ordinary copies". Beige-light tone cloth boards with elaborate gilt lettering and designs to front boards and spines--full gilt top edge with ribboned place marker and tissue guards covering frontispiece. Dated on bottom of the spine (MDCCCXCIII) Aldine House--with Dent logo in gilt to the rear boards. Uncut handmade paper with over 300 Beardsley illustrations. Preface by John Rhys dated November 7, 1893--following original Caxton text--455 pp. Vol I--and numbered to page 990 in Vol II. Light toning and wear to the cloth boards--light soiling to the extremities and page edges--Vol I has a small tear to the cloth at the upper head of the spine and Vol II has some cloth thread erosion (fraying) at the spine- (although not much)-shallow bumping and cloth erosion at the top corner tips of both Vol's. Very small owner bookplate at the pastedown of Vol I. A very rare collectible set--even difficult to find in the second edition after 1900. This is the 1st edition. (9.75" x 8.25") Additional digital photos available.

      [Bookseller: Classic First Editions]
 43.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Les Demoiselles de Liré. Illustré en collaboration par Charles Delort et Maurice Leloir

      Boussod, Valadon et Cie, Paris 1893 - Grand in-4 (327 x 262 mm), demi-maroquin orange, coins, dos à nerfs orné, tête dorée, non rogné (reliure signée J. Kauffmann). Edition originale, illustrée par Charles Delort et Maurice Leloir de 32 gravures avec papier de soie légendé, dont 16 hors texte. Bel exemplaire. (minimes frottements sur la coupe inférieure, sur quelques papiers de soie pliure sur l'angle inférieur). // Tall quarto (327 x 262 mm), three-quarter orange morocco, spine tooled in gilt with raised bands, top edge gilt, uncut (binding signed J. Kauffmann). First edition, illustrated by Charles Delort and Maurice Leloir with 32 engravings with caption on silk-paper, including 16 full-page. Fine copy. (minor rubbings on lower turn-in, some silk-papers have a folding on lower corner).

      [Bookseller: H. PICARD ET FILS, founded 1860]
 44.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Liturgies Intimes

      Paris - Lon Vanier, Libraire-Editeur, 1893. Paris - Lon Vanier, Libraire-Editeur, 1893 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A French book of Catholic poetry for 'intimate liturgies', dating from the 1890s. Intended to be used as a way to experience Catholism directly and personally. Second Edition. Paul-Marie Verlaine was a French poetassociated with the Symbolistmovement. He is considered one of the greatest representatives of the fin de sicle in international and French poetry. Verlaine's conversion to Catholicism in 1871 had a big influence on his later works. Condition: In the original paper wraps. Externally, chipped with slight loss and sunning. There is some damp staining to the front wrap. Wraps andfront free endpaper detachedbut present. Internally, loosely bound. Browning prominent to the free endpapersbut clean. Overall: FAIR..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
 45.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Cricket

      London - Longmans Green and Co, 1893. London - Longmans Green and Co, 1893 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An interesting work created to be used for guidance in the practice of cricket. Part of The Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes collection. Chapters include The History of Cricket, How to Score, Gentlemen and Players, and The Art of Training Young Cricketers. Featuring several plates and illustrations throughout the text engraved by J. D. Cooper and R. B. Lodge, from drawings by Lucien Davis, and photographs by G. Mitchell. Condition: In original illustrated cloth binding. Externally, sound with shelfwear to the head and tail of spine. Internally, firmly bound with bright pages although with scattered foxing throughout. Loss to page 127,but with no loss of text. Copperplate ink signature to front pastedown. Overall: VERY GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
 46.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  

______________________________________________________________________________


      Home     Wants Manager     Library Search     562 Years   Links     Contact      Search Help      Terms of Service     


Copyright © 2018 viaLibri™ Limited. All rights reserved.