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        Histoire des Juifs de Bayonne -

      Armand Durlacher 1893 -, Paris - 1 Fort in-4 436 pp. Reliure pleine toile écrue. Dos lisse avec pièce de titre rouge. Trois tranches mouchetées. Intérieur propre. illustré de 4 planches hors texte en phototypie, à savoir: "Armoiries des Juifs de Bayonne", "Temple israélite de Bayonne", "Intérieur d'un temple", "Portrait d'Auguste Furtado". Réparation sur page de faux titre. En bon état EDITION ORIGINALE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie KOEGUI]
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        Cercle royal militaire de vélocipèdie - STATUTS -

      1893 -, Bruxelles 1893 - 1 In-12 13 pp. Sous coffret rouge à fermoir doré avec un intérieur en velours et satin crus. Reliure plein maroquin rouge. Dos lisse orné. Plats décorés d'une ornementation dorée à la Duseuil encadrée d'une frise dorée en bordure. Roulette dorée sur les coupes. Large guirlande dorée intérieur. Garde de soie rouge. Reliure signée RYKERS. Intérieur parfait sur beau papier Japon. Magnifique Contient la médaille figurant un coureur cycliste. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La paix du ménage.

      Paul Ollendorff 1893 - - Paul Ollendorff, Paris _1893, 13,5x20cm, relié. - Edition originale, un des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, seuls grands papiers après 5 Chine et 10 Japon. Reliure en demi maroquin pistache, dos insolé à cinq nerfs, date dorée en queue, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures et dos conservés, reliure de l'époque non signée mais attribuable à Lancelin. Exemplaire à toutes marges agréablement établi. Provenance : de la bibliothèque de Paul Ollendorff. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Autographed Letter Signed

      Stockholm, 1893. unbound. 1 page, 7 x 4.5 inches, Stockholm, December 23, 1893, to an unknown recipient, but probably his friend Norwegian explorer Fridtjof Nansen, in full: "I thank you heartily for the prospective to your new arctic expedition and send you my best wishes for its success." Excellent condition. Arctic explorer who, in 1868, led an expedition against all odds that reached the highest Northern Latitude (81 42), becoming the first explorer to successfully accomplish the navigation of the North-East Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific. Note: Between 1893 and 1895, Nansen was the only Explorer who participated in an Arctic exploration. He found the wreckage of the Jeanette expedition from 1882, more than 2,900 miles from where it sank, concluding that there must be an ocean current that moves ice across the Arctic from Siberia. Ironically, on this very voyage, Nansen's ship Fram got stuck in a location called Nordenskjold Archipelago, in a phenomenon called "Dead Water." It was widely reported in the press, and this could possibly account for why Nordenskjold would be sent a prospective of the expedition. Nordenskjold is exceedingly rare and letters mentioning the Arctic are nearly impossible to acquire.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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        Map of Manitoba published by Authority of the Pronvicial Government Winnipeg, June, 1891

      Paris:: Societe de Geographie Commerciale de Paris,. 1893.. Hardcover. Scale 12 miles = 1 inch. 24 x 15 1/2", original color. Article by A. Bodard "Les Colonies de Langue Francaise Dans la province de Manitoba", pp559-571. A snapshot of the established and emerging features of the province as it enters the 20th century, the year of the census. Clearly marked on the map are the locations of schools, post offices, grain elevators and rail stations which are linked through the evolving transportation network of both constructed and projected railway lines. All of these features are clearly back dropped by the multicolored Rural Municipal regions, as they existed in 1891. Other articles on commercial prospects in Hawaii (by M.L. Ratard), Thailand, Laos, journalism in China. Published in the Bulletin de la Societe de Geographie Commerciale de Paris, Tome XV, 1er Octobre 1892 - 31 Decembre 1893. 8vo, 754pp, bound in original red quarter calf & marbled boards, gilt rules, gilt title & year on spine, a little discolored but otherwise in very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints]
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        HISTORIA GENERAL DE ESPAÑA DESDE LOS TIEMPOS ANTEHISTORICOS HASTA NUESTROS DIAS (9 VOLUMENES).

      Felipe Gonzalez Rojas. 1893 33 x 23 cm. una media de 1300 paginas cada tomo

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Jerez]
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        Johny Martin, Saloon Keeper & "Hoodlum" Owner. Types in Lumber Region, Sketches from Life

      Michigan, 1893. Watercolor drawing on paper. Signed and dated. Sheet measures 9 3/4" x 7 5/8". This original watercolor drawing by Daniel C. Beard includes four drawings from life of people the artist encountered while visiting Michigan in February of 1893. Around this time, Beard worked as an illustrator for books by Mark Twain, Ernest Crosby, and others. The top half of the drawing includes two watercolor drawings, one color and one black-and-white, of "Johny Martin, Saloon Keeper & 'Hoodlum' owner." On the bottom half are two "types" of the Lumber Region of Michigan, where Beard was visiting. Two capped and bearded men with pipes in their mouth face each other, the elaborate patterns on their clothing competing for the viewer's attention. THe skin and hair on the men's faces is simply yet artfully rendered. This original drawing is in very condition with vivid colors. Daniel Carter Beard (1850-1941) was an American illustrator, author, youth leader, and social reformer. In 1905, he founded the Sons of Daniel Boone, a youth organization that taught American frontier traditions and skills to young boys. In 1910, he merged his organization with the Boy Scouts of America and became actively involved in the Scouts and other youth organizations. This drawing evidences Beard's natural skill as an artist.

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        La acuarela y sus aplicaciones. Prólogo de Francisco Miquel y Badía. Acuarelas, sepias, dibujos y proyectos . Grabados, fototipias y cromotipias de Thomas y Comp.

      Fernando Fé/López Bernagosi, Madrid/Barcelona 1893 - 4º, XVII p., 392 p. muy ilustr., láms. negro y color. Media piel reciente, nervios, florones, hilos dorados. Interesante tratado sobre la acuarela, con notas teóricas y prácticas sobre el cultivo de este género artístico, tanto en el terreno del arte como en sus aplicaciones industriales. Ilustrado con dibujos en el texto y bellas láminas en negro y color con obras de Baixeras, Balet, Barrau, Bauzá, Domingo, Falqués, Ferrant, Fuster, Galofre, Marqués, Masriera, Maura, Padró, Pellicer, Pradilla, Ribas, Riquer, Sala, etc.

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        An Autobiography: The Story Of The Lord's Dealings With Mrs. Amanda Smith, The Colored Evangelist. SIGNED First Edition

      Chicago: Meyer And Brother, 1893. 1st Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Good. (Biography) (Religion) SMITH, Amanda. An Autobiography: The Story Of The Lord's Dealings With Mrs. Amanda Smith, The Colored Evangelist. Containing An Account Of Her Life Work Of Faith, And Her Travels In America, England, Ireland, Scotland, India And Africa, As An Independent Missionary. Chicago: Meyer And Brother, 1893. Hardcover. Signed by Amanda Smith! First Edition/Printing. Born a slave in Maryland, Mrs. Brown was the most famous female, black evangelist of the 19th century! PO name in pencil. scuffing and foxing. Rear free endpaper torn out. Starting at front cover. Slight lean. Good. Duodecimo. $700.00

      [Bookseller: Yeomans in the Fork]
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        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's Antikvariat]
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        BOOKS ABOUT BOOKS SERIES. 6 TITLES. ALL FIRSTS

      London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd. Near fine. 1893-94. First edition.. Matching 3/4 red crushed levant morocco with marbled boards, raised bands, gilt decorations to spine compartments, lovely yellow, red and blue marbled end papers and t.e.p. by Young and Sons, Liverpool. . 6 volumes. All are first editions, gathered together and published under the auspices of Alfred W. Pollard as the series called "Books about Books The following are included: Horne, Herbert P. The Binding of Books Hardy, W. J. Book-Plates; Pollard, Alfred W. Early Illustrated Books Duff, E. Gordon. Early Printed Books; Madan, Falconer. Books in Manuscript; Elton, C. and M. The Great Book-Collectors& <B> <A HREF http://www.oldbooks.com/images/PHBOOKSPO73132.jpg&#39;> <BR .

      [Bookseller: Payson Hall Books]
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        L&#39;ABBESSE DE CASTRO [with six other French books in companion bindings]

      Paris: Alphonse Lemerre, , 1893-94. Fine, a very beautiful grouping. Small octavo. Seven volumes in companion bindings by Thierry. All bound in various colors of crushed morocco with marbled sides and endpapers, t.e.g., the spines elaborately gilt with floral ornaments in the center of the panels. Illustrated by Myrbach, Paul Chabas, Jeanniot, Andre Brouillet, and De Orazi Francoise Coppee. Henriette; Paul Bourget. Steeple-Chase; Marcel Prevost. Le Moulin de Nazareth; Andre Theuriet, L&#39;Abbe Daniel; Paul Bourget. Un Saint; Andre Theuriet. Rose-Lise.

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        IL PENTAMERONE; OR, THE TALE OF TALES [TWO VOLUMES] Being a Translation by the Late Sir Richard Burton of IL Pentamerone; Overo Lo Cunto De LI Cunte, Tratenemiento De LI Peccerille, of Giovanni Battista Basile, Count of Torone

      Henry and Co. 1893 Small spot on top edge. Minor rubbing to boards and spine ends with light chips. Outer hinge covering weak. Boards with extremely light bubbling. Endpapers with light foxing. Hinges not tight ; Large, limited edition # 165 ; 8vo; 562 pages

      [Bookseller: The Complete Traveller]
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        IN THE REDWOOD&#39;S REALM BY-WAYS OF WILD NATURE AND HIGHWAYS OF INDUSTRY AS FOUND UNDER FOREST SHADES AND AMIDST CLOVER BLOSSOMS IN HUMBOLDT COUNTY, CALIFORNIA

      San Francisco: D.F. Stanley & Co., 1893.. 112pp., including photographic illustrations, maps, and tables. Quarto. Original cloth-backed stiff pictorial wrappers. Cloth worn at spine ends, wrappers worn at corners, lightly soiled, and waterstained (on rear wrapper). Second half of text leaves lightly waterstained. Good overall. An elaborate and detailed promotional for northern California&#39;s Humboldt County. The work is richly illustrated with half-tone reproductions from photographs, and is the earliest Humboldt County promotional so illustrated. The many advantages of the coastal county are displayed, from its abundant timber lands to the fine harbor at Humboldt Bay, and the "cheap lands" and "clear titles" available. Also stressed is the already existing infrastructure in the area, including banks, lumber carrying firms, manufacturers, distribution facilities, etc. The diversity of the region&#39;s exports is emphasized, and one of the maps shows the distribution of redwood products around the world. A very well done, and relatively scarce, county promotional. COWAN, p.191. ROCQ 2074.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        The South Sea Islanders and the Queensland Labour Trade. a Record of Voyages and Experiences in the Western Pacific, from 1875 to 1891

      Swan Sonnenschein & Co, London 1893 - xvi+440pp. with numerous illustrations, some full page, by the author, including frontispiece. 5 coloured maps. Gilt titled spine. Chapman bookplate on fep. Occasional slight foxing. Edges and corners slightly rubbed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Banfield House Booksellers]
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        THE ART OF THE WORLD: ILLUSTRATED IN THE PAINTINGS, STATUARY, AND ARCHITECTURE OF THE WORLD&#39;S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION IN TWO VOLUMES [COMPLETE]

      N Y: D. Appleton & Co.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1893-1895. First Edition. Hardcover. Color Illustrations; Folio 13" - 23" tall; Photogravures, typogravures in b/w and color. Images and artwork from the Columbian Exposition. 18.25 x 13 x 4". 30 pounds. Slick finish paper, colored plates are in framed matting. Thin paper coverings. Rich gilt decorating over brown calf leather, deluxe copy. Rubbed on extremities. Binding an hinnges sound. Contents VG. All edges gilt to repel dirt and dust. The list of special contributors Daniel H. Burnham, Director of Works. Most of the pictures illustrated are by obscure artists, but there are also works by J. L. Gerome, Ford Madox Brown, Alma-Tadema, J. J. Enneking, Winslow Homer, G. F. Watts, Louis C. Tiffany, Birge Harrison, and many others. The color plates (typogravures) are worthy of special note. Marbled endpapers. Two copies found at auction since publication. ; 30 .

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        Autograph Letter, signed ("C. L. Dodgson"), to the mother of his child-friend, Gladys Baly ("Dear Mrs Baly"), proposing to give her a copy of LITTLE THUMB

      Eastbourne, 7 august, 1893. 12mo. One page, on single folded sheet of blank stationery. Fine. Not in Cohen, THE LETTERS OF LEWIS CARROLL . Dodgson had met Mrs. Bayly and her little daughter Gladys [b. 1884] when they were lodgers in Eastbourne in October, 1891. Gladys had a penchant for drawing - especially horses; Dodgson encouraged her with gift of books with pictures, and wrote her a charming, slightly teasing, two-stanza poem about her equine art. (v. Cohen, pp. 866-67) In this unpublished letter to Gladys&#39;s mother, Dodgson writes: " ... Does Gladys possess &#39;Little Thumb&#39; [by Charles Perrault]? If not, let me give it her. The pictures (of children) are lovely, & would be good for her to copy - they differ from &#39;Fairies&#39; in being all draped [underlined]. So she will have both varieties to draw from. Love to her ... " Years later, Gladys wrote an account of her friendship with Dodgson (see Cohen, pp. 866-67): " ... Happy engrossing hours were those I spent with Mr. Dodgson, when he showed me tricks and puzzles and showed me how to make a paper pistol that would go off with a bang ... I quite clearly recollect him taking Though the Looking-Glass out of a box of new books and giving it to me with his name written inside. He wrote to me many times after I left Eastbourne, although I never saw him again. In return I sent him drawings of ships and horses which, at that time, I was fond of making. ... " Only one letter to Glady herself has survived; this is the only known surviving letter to her mother, and is apparently unpublished

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        The Music And Musical Instruments of Japan

      London: BT. Batsford, 1893. Scarce first [and only] edition. pp. xviii, (2), 230 pages, with numerous full page plates & in-text illustrations. In a fine modern 1/2 Morocco Leather binding over matching marbled boards, gilt decorated spine with four raised bands and green and red Morocco labels. The plate for page 33 is erroneously bound on page 60. No wear/tear to covers, spine, ends, and corners. Pages with minor sporatic age toning are clean and bright. All pages are hinged, as issued , the binding is tight and intact. Perforated library stamp on title page & two date stamps, in ink, on first page of text. The leather is smooth and supple to the touch. A scholarly review of Japanese instruments, and musical scales.. First Edition. Half-Leather. Very Good. Illus. by Illustrated. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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        Idle Days in Patagonia

      London: Chapman & Hall, Ltd., 1893 1st ed, 1st issue, VG, 1893. In maroon buckram, edges rounded, gilt stamped cross to upper cover, publishers device to lower, a few small marks, corners bumped. Spine, slightly faded, titles in gilt, edges bumped. Internally, green endpapers, bookplate to fpd (Margery Wright), half title with limitations to verso, tissue guarded frontis,[5], (vi only), [2], [1], 2-256 pp, 3 adverts, [1] adverts, [3], 4-40 adverts, 4 pls (half tone etchings), 22 illustrations within text, an edition limited to 1750 copies, printed by Gilbert and Rivington, LD, St Johns House, Clerkenwell, EC London, a second edition was published in London and New York in 1917. (Payne A7a) Hudson, author and naturalist, whose first two books&mdash;works of fiction published in 1885 and 1887 respectively&mdash;were commercial failures; but a donation of £40 from the Royal Society enabled him to contribute significantly to the two-volume Argentine Ornithology (1888&ndash;9) by Dr P. L. Sclater, secretary of the Zoological Society. In 1892 he achieved his first individual success with a collection of &lsquo;open-air&rsquo; essays, The Naturalist in La Plata. During that year the dismal failure of his novel Fan convinced him that the essay was his most appropriate literary form, a conviction confirmed in 1893 by the success of his Idle Days in Patagonia. See ODNB

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        Historia del traje. Comprende ademas armas,joyas,muebles,ceramica,aperos de labranza,etc,de los pueblos antiguos y modernos. 2 Volumenes

      Montaner y Simón, Barcelona 1893 - tela editorial con estampaciones doradas muy rozada, pero interior en perfecto estado, cortes dorados ilustrado con 240 láminas al cromo, con sus hojas explicativas y numerosos grabados intercl en el texto. . 313 págs.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA ANTICUARIA EPOPEYA]
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        A NATIVE OF WINBY

      1893. [inscribed to Mrs. Agassiz] and Other Tales. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1893. 2 pp undated ads. Original green cloth decorated in gilt. First Edition of this collection of eight tales from the coast of Maine. This is a fine copy, with scarcely any wear or soil. Blanck 10902.~THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR, "To Mrs Agassiz with love from Sarah O. Jewett Christmas 1893". Furthermore, this volume bears the bookplate of Louisa Conway Felton.~Elizabeth Cabot Cary (1822-1907) married the Harvard naturalist and educator Louis Agassiz in 1850. He died in 1873, but "Mrs. Agassiz" lived on for 30+ more years, during which time (the year after she received this book as a gift) she became a co-founder and honorary first president of Radcliffe College. In 1905 she wrote to Annie Fields (widow of Boston publisher James T. Fields) regarding a recent trip the two of them had made to Sarah Orne Jewett&#39;s home in South Berwick Maine; this letter also refers to "my niece Lisa Felton." In 1846 Elizabeth&#39;s older sister Mary Louisa Cary had married the Harvard professor in Greek, Cornelius Conway Felton (he would be president of Harvard the last two years of his life, 1860-1862); their daughter Louisa ("Lisa") was born in 1849. Clearly, this volume passed from Sarah Orne Jewett to Elizabeth Agassiz to the latter&#39;s niece Louisa Felton -- and constitutes quite an association of Boston (especially Harvard) literature and education of that era.

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman]
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        The Refugees. A Tale of Two Continents

      London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1893., 1893. FIRST EDITION, FIRST IMPRESSION. 3 Vols octavo pp. 227, (24 ads.); 214; 304. Publisher&#39;s green cloth with titles and decoration in dark green to spines and blind rules to boards, endpapers decorated with a swan and ship motif. Housed in a recent green cloth slipcase. Rubbing to extremities and light fraying to head and tail of spines, some staining to fore-edge of boards to volumes I and II. Splitting to the endpapers at the rear hinge in all three volumes, probably due to spine roll (particularly to volume I), but books remain fairly tight. Small loss to the top inner corner of vol. I title page. Some gatherings proud in vol. II. Very light foxing to titles and prelims and occasional spotting, but pages generally clean and without owner&#39;s inscriptions etc. A tale of the Huguenots, set in France, England and America. One thousand copies printed. A used but very good copy; rare in the original cloth. Green and Gibson [A12a]

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        The Royal Natural History.

      London: Frederick, Warne and Co., 1893-94. - 6 volumes, octavo (260 x 180 mm). Bound in half green calf, titles and decoration to spines gilt, raised bands, two volumes with marble sides others with green cloth sides, single rule gilt to sides, marble endpapers, gilt edges. Occasional mild spotting to pages, wear to extremities, light rubbing to some volumes at corners and to spines, spines evenly sunned, else a very good set. With 72 colour plates and other illustrations in black and white throughout the text. First edition, handsomely bound set of this comprehensive study of natural history with lovely colour plates.

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        The Waverley Novels. With Introductory Essay and Notes by Andrew Lang.

      Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1893-4 - 48 volumes, octavo (225 × 145 mm). Finely bound in scarlet half morocco, spines gilt-tooled in compartments with gilt titles direct, marbled sides with gilt rules, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Bookplate and ownership stamp of Frederick E. Reed to each volume. Very mild cockling to some leaves but still superb set in excellent condition. Engraved frontispieces, vignette title pages printed on japon paper, and illustrated plates. Edition de Grand Luxe of Walter Scott's Waverley Novels, number 352 of 500 super-deluxe sets. Estes and Lauriat also issued an "edition de luxe" of 1,000 sets, though this is the far grander and more limited edition, presented here as a magnificently bound library set. Though the bookplates in this set are numbered, sequentially, vols. 16-63 (presumably because Frederick E. Reed had 15 other volumes, not included here, of Scott's poems and works from different editions bound with these Waverley Novels a single library set), this set nonetheless constitutes Estes & Lauriat's Edition de Grand Luxe of Scott's Waverley Novels, complete as issued.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Little Mermaid and Other Tales. Translated and introduced by R.Nisbet Bain and illustrated by J.R.Weguelin

      Lawrence & Bullen, London, 1893. The first edition of this English translation, and also the first with these superb Weguelin illustrations. 4to. 384pp. Original publisher&#39;s decorated cloth, dust marked and a little soiled, and lightly bumped and chafed at several extremities. Top edge gilt, others rough-trimmed. With a tissue guarded frontispiece, thirty-nine plates and a further twenty-six illustrations in the text. Binding tender at front hinge, and cracked between pages 192-193 and also at rear hinge, yet all pages present and holding, although some exhibit a little finger marking and blemishing to margins. School prize plate to front pastedown. Quite a good, bright copy of a scarce and delightfully illustrated edition of twenty-seven Anderson fairy stories, including the title piece, The Tinderbox, A Real Princess, The Naughty Boy, The Emperor&#39;s New Clothes, The Swineherd, The Buckwheat, Thumbelisa, The Wicked Prince, The Wild Swans, The Girl Who trod on a Loaf and The Ugly Duckling.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good.

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        THE RENAISSANCE: STUDIES IN ART AND POETRY

      London and New York: Macmillan and Co, 1893. Fourth Edition . Hardcover. 206 x 137 mm (8 1/8 x 5 3/8"). xvi, 253, [1] pp. Fourth Edition. STRIKING CONTEMPORARY ARTS AND CRAFTS STYLE WHITE PIGSKIN, designed by Charles Ricketts (stamp-signed with the "HR" monogram [for "Hacon and Ricketts"] on rear turn-in), covers blind-tooled in a geometric pattern resembling a window, with blindstamped leaves decorating the top and bottom panel and gilt pomegranates and anular dots in corners of the "panes," raised bands, spine panels tooled with vertical lines and with gilt pomegranate stamp, blind-tooled titling at head, gilt initials "L. H." and "V. P." at foot, blind-ruled turn-ins, edges untrimmed. In a folding cloth box. Title vignette printed in red. Front pastedown with book label of Laurence W. Hodson of Compton Hall, Wolverhampton (see below). Boards a little splayed, minor soiling to lower cover, just a breath of rubbing to extremities, mild foxing to opening leaves, but still A FINE COPY--internally clean, fresh, and bright, and in an extremely pleasing custom binding with only trivial imperfections. This is an important study in the field of art history, offered here in a rarely encountered and very pleasing binding by one of the most distinctive designers of the period. "The Renaissance" had a major influence on the study of art and on the aesthetic movement: Oscar Wilde called it his "golden book." Pater (1839-94) was a gentle, lifelong bachelor who lived with his two sisters in Oxford, where he tutored pupils, but although he was an unusually shy and retiring academic, he wrote about his ideal of the aesthetic life and his love for beauty in such passionate and polished prose that his writings developed a significant following that included the Pre-Raphaelites. Britannica says that "at the time of his death Pater exercised a remarkable and a growing influence among that necessarily restricted class of persons who have themselves something of his own love for beauty and the beautiful phrase." Our geometrical binding is similar to item #267 in Maggs Catalogue 1212, a binding also designed by Ricketts, executed by Zaehnsdorf, and covering a Vale Press book. As the catalogue indicates, "Ricketts was a remarkable designer in a number of different fields. Although he had no training in bookbinding, . . . He [briefly] advertised his services designing bindings for clients to be executed by Riviere, but for the most part his special bindings are found on copies of his own Vale Press books. It is not clear how many copies of each he had bound, either by Zaehnsdorf or Riviere, but it seems likely that [the] number was very limited and they were probably only done to order for special customers." A review of the main binding reference works uncovers just eight other bindings designed by Ricketts, six in the British Library. There is no binder&#39;s stamp here to indicate who executed the binding to Ricketts&#39; design, but it was obviously a highly skilled craftsman from a top-flight firm. The "special customer" in this case was Laurence W. Hodson, son of a prosperous brewer, noted patron of the arts, and collector of pre-Raphaelite paintings. He commissioned the last wallpaper designed by his acquaintance William Morris, a pattern called "Compton" after Hodson&#39;s family seat.

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        Annuaire almanach du commerce, de l'industrie, de la magistrature et de l'administration ou Almanach des 1.500.000 adresses de paris, des départements et des pays étrangers. Didot-Bottin. 96e année de la publication. 1893. Première partie : Paris et département de la Seine

      Didot, Paris 1893 - Enorme in-4, pleine toile, 2988 pp. + de nombreux feuillets (marques de fabrique, souscripteurs, tarifs des douanes, feuillets publicitaires, plans d'arrondissements, de la Seine et de théâtres.). Classements par noms, professions, rues et communes. Complet pour Paris et le département de la Seine. Rare. Toile salie. . (Catégories : Paris Annuaires ) 4250 g [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Annuaire almanach du commerce, de l&#39;industrie, de la magistrature et de l&#39;administration ou Almanach des 1.500.000 adresses de paris, des départements et des pays étrangers. Didot-Bottin. 96e année de la publication. 1893. Première partie : Paris et département de la Seine

      Paris Didot, 1893. Enorme in-4, pleine toile, 2988 pp. + de nombreux feuillets (marques de fabrique, souscripteurs, tarifs des douanes, feuillets publicitaires, plans d&#39;arrondissements, de la Seine et de théâtres...). Classements par noms, professions, rues et communes. Complet pour Paris et le département de la Seine. Rare. Toile salie. . (Catégories : Paris Annuaires )

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        Pasadena City Directory, 1893-4. Including a Directory of South Pasadena, North Pasadena, Altadena and Lamanda Park. Comprising an Alphabetically Arranged List of Business Firms and Private Citizens; A Classified List of all Trades, Professions, Pursuits, City Officers, Courts, Churches, Public and Private Schools, Secret and Benevolent Societies, Street Guides, etc.

      Ledger Publishing Company, 1893 - 8vo. 212 pp. Advertisements throughout (many illustrated), 3 plates, including a double-page seating chart for an unidentified theater, folding map of Pasadena (4 panels) by Campbell and Marsh, Draftsmen, folding map "Southern California Railway, The Santa Fe in Southern California" (2 panels, from San Diego to Santa Monica, up to Barstow; the four-panel map of Pasadena has tears at the folds in the very center of the map without loss, marginal pencil notes in the gutter of page 93, a few pencil notations on the blank space on page 212, otherwise the text is unmarked. Quarter brown calf, gray cloth ruled and printed in black, spine titled and decorated in gilt; binding square and tight, rear board stained, the entire binding has been restored, newly re-sewn on cord, completely new leather was used on the spine and tooled to match the original design, inner joints repaired with Japanese tissue paper. Ownership rubber stamps of Albert G. Thurston on front cover, front free end-paper, and page 7. SCARCE. Very Good. This is the fifth known Pasadena city directory, the first having been published in 1881. It contains a comprehensive list of residents, the Pasadena Board of Trade and its officers, the city government, and extensive advertisements from local businesses. PROVENANCE: This copy has the ownership rubber stamps of Albert G. Thurston, who published Southern California directories, including for Pasadena, from 1902 to 1951. Not in Rocq. 3 copies Worldcat. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Redaktør Lynge. Roman. Orig. udgave.

      Kbhvn. 1893. Med frontispice. 332 s. Lidt plettet eksemplar indbundet i let nusset orig. komponeret hellærred

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        The History of England From the Fall of Wolsey To the Defeat of the Spanish Armada.

      London: Longmans 1893 - 12 volume set, 7 inches tall. A handsome set with gilt raised bands, twin labels and fine floral gilt tooling to the panels. A fine set of this famous history in a classic half calf binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Coquecigrues.

      Paul Ollendorff 1893 - - Paul Ollendorff, Paris _1893, 12x19,5cm, relié. - Edition originale sur papier courant. Reliure à la bradel en demi percaline amande, dos lisse très légèrement passé orné d'un fleuron typographique doré, double filet doré en queue, pièce de titre de chagrin rouge, plats de papier marbré, couvertures conservées, premier plat de couverture comportant de petites taches sans gravité en tête, reliure de l'époque. Précieux envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à Jean Ajalbert. Provenance : de la bibliothèque Jean Ajalbert avec son ex-libris japonisant encollé au verso du premier plat de reliure qui consiste en un bois gravé à tout petit nombre, probablement par Félicien Rops, et représentant le mont Fuji. . La Librairie Le Feu Follet offre aux clients AbeBooks 10% de réduction ainsi que les frais de port vers la France métropolitaine sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 920 EUR. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mademoiselle Fifi.

      Paul Ollendorff 1893 - - Paul Ollendorff, Paris _1893, 12,5x19cm, relié. - Nouvelle édition en partie originale car revue, un des 50 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, seuls grands papiers avec 5 Japon. Reliure en demi maroquin noisette à coins, dos à cinq nerfs sertis de frises dorées orné de motifs typographiques dorés, frises dorées en tête et en queue, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures conservées, tête dorée sur témoins. Gardes partiellement ombrées. Bel exemplaire à toutes marges agréablement établi. Provenance : de la bibliothèque de Paul Ollendorff. Les Classiques . La Librairie Le Feu Follet offre aux clients AbeBooks 10% de réduction ainsi que les frais de port vers la France métropolitaine sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 1150 EUR. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Theorie und Konstruktion eines rationellen Wärmemotors zum Ersatz der Dampfmaschinen und der heute bekannten Verbrennungsmotoren

      Berlin: Julius Springer, 1893 Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 4to (235x158 mm), vi, [2], 96 pp., 3 lithogr. tables and few text illustrations. Half cloth with paper label on spine. Text somewhat browned and with marginal soiling, few pencil markings in text. Fine copy, rare. ---- <br><br> NDB III, 660f. Darmstaedter S. 914. - FIRST EDITION. Beschreibung des nach Diesel benannten Motors, der die Heizkraft des Brennmaterials etwa in doppeltem Betrage wie die Dampfmaschinen in nutzbare Arbeit umsetzt. Erst 1897/98 konnte Diesel dann nach vielen Fehlschlägen mit Unterstützung der Maschinenfabrik Augsburg und der Firma Krupp den beschriebenen Motor verwirklichen..

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        Arcaiche abitazioni di Bologna scoperte e descritte.

      Subject: (Bologna - Archeologia). Bologna, Tip. Azzoguidi, 1893, due vol. in-folio, brossure originali con dorsi restaurati, pp. 115 + 23 tavole litografiche a piena pagina. Onofri, 2095. Completo.

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        The Judicial Practice of the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope and of

      1893. Van Zyl (van Zijl), C[aspar] H[endrik]. [1842-1913]. The Judicial Practice of the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope, And of South Africa Generally, With Suitable and Copious Practical Forms Subjoined to and Illustrating the Practice of the Several Subjects Treated of. Cape Town: J.C. Juta, 1893. xvi, 674 pp. Original cloth, blind frames to boards, gilt title to spine. Moderate rubbing to extremities, corners bumped, chipping to head of spine, hinges cracked but secure, internally clean. Ex-library. Location label to spine, small stamp to title page. A solid copy of a scarce title. * First edition. This pioneering commentary on Roman-Dutch law in force in South Africa went through four editions by 1931. "This goodly volume, at once of Theory and of Practice, is... the first attempt on the part of any member of the Legal Profession in South Africa to give an account of the Theory and Practice prevailing in our South African Colonies. (...) Mr. Van Zyl is undoubtedly happy in his choice of a subject, and there can be no doubt of the opportuneness of his work. We are glad to be able to say that we think Mr. Van Zyl is no less happy in his general treatment of his subject than in his conception of the book which it seemed to him was wanted. That his treatise will fill what was clearly a want in Colonial Legal Literature we cannot doubt, nor can we doubt that it will be valuable alike to the Practitioner in Privy Council Appeals, and to the Legal Profession at the Cape.": Law Magazine and Law Review (Fifth Series) 19 (1893-94) 93. OCLC locates 9 copies of this edition. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British commonwealth 7:47.

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        The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter

      Strand Magazine 1893 - The separate issue of the Strand Magazine, in very good condition in original wrappers, with most of the spine intact. Contains the Sherlock Holmes story The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter. September, 1893. The single loose issues of the Strand magazine, which contain the first appearances of the Sherlock Holmes stories, are much less common than the bound volumes. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Life of Sir Richard Burton

      London: Chapman and Hall. 1893, 1893. First edition. Two volumes. 8vo. Bound in recent half blue morocco over blue cloth boards. Titled in gilt to spines. Top edge gilt, internally clean, very light occasional spotting, erased ownership to title page volume II. Illustrated throughout with photographs and engravings of the famous explorer and his exploits. Sharp, clean and handsome.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        English Harvest Scene

      London 1893 - A scenic autumn view depicting an English harvest., Image Size : , Platemark Size : , Paper Size : , Original Hand Coloring, Watercolor

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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        LONDON DRAWN & ENGRAVED EXPRESSLY FOR THE POST OFFICE DIRECTORY 1893.

      51 Great Queen Street, Lincoln's Inn Fields, London., London. 1893 - Large, hand-coloured folding map, dissected and laid on to linen, 40 x 26 inches, extending from Finsbury Park to Camberwell and Shepherd's Bush to the River Lea. Preserved in the original leather covered slip case with gilt title to spine. Some wear to linen folds and wear to extremities of slip case, otherwise a near fine, vibrantly coloured map.

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        Lorna Doone

      Sampson, Low, Marsden and Company, London 1893 - 18.5 x 12 cm. Signed binding by Mudie in red half morocco with marbled boards, 5 gilt decorated raised bands and six compartments one with gilt stamped titles, the others with gilt decoration. Marbled edges and endpapers, 517pp with photogravure portrait frontispiece. The front pastedown contains the book plate of Stewart Marsh Ellis the author who wrote about Blackmore in his book of writer's biographies' Wilkie Collins, Le Fanu and Others' 1931. Tipped in to the blank page following the f.f.e.p. is an envelope containing a gilt edged card from R D Blackmore to a known correspondent Kathleen Kirton concerning an impending visit and mentioning both his two nieces Eva and Dolly and his beloved garden. The binding is very good with some light scratching to the marbled boards and an unobtrusive rub of 1-2cm on the front board. Internally there is a small gift inscription R.H. from G.C.G. in ink to the page where the envelope and card is tipped in. There are patches of light foxing scattered throughout the book although they are more prominent on the first few and last few pages. A charming association copy once belonging to a biographer of the author complete with handwritten card signed by the author to a known correspondent. If you would like any additional images or information, please do not hesitate to ask us. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        AVESTA READER FIRST SERIES EASIER TEXTS, NOTES, AND VOCABULARY

      1893. JACKSON, A(braham) V(alentine) Williams. AVESTA READER FIRST SERIES EASIER TEXTS, NOTES, AND VOCABULARY. Stuttgart: W. Kohlhammer, 1893. 112 pp. + 2 pp. publisher&#39;s advertisements. 8vo., brown cloth stamped in gilt and blind. Marbled edges. Boards lightly rubbed, moderate shelfwear. Endpapers and text age toned. Front flyleaf detached, laid in. Indo- Iranian texts, followed by line-by-line annotated translation. Considered the seminal work on the subject. Rare.

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

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

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        The Cabinet Portrait Gallery Reproduced from Original Photographs by W & D Downey. Fourth Series

      London Cassell & Co Ltd 1893. VG : in very good condition. Spine scuffed with end wear. Teg. Some occasional light browning on margins Reprint Quarter-leather cover 260mm x 200mm (10" x 8"). 96pp. 36 b/w plates mounted on card. Contents comprise 36 mounted portrait plates of notable personalities and royalty from late Victoria Society with accompanying biographical details. Subjects include Mr Henry Irving, Mr Jerome K. Jerome, The Maharani of Kuch Behar, Mr George Bernard Shaw, Admiral Keppel, Sir Edwin Arnold, Mr Sidney Webb, Mr W. T. Stead, Lady Randolph Churchill and Sir George Trevelyan.

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        Hideyoshi.

      Matsunaga Sakujiro 1893 - - Matsunaga Sakujiro _1893, 37x73cm (Oban triptyque), en feuilles. - Estampe originale, en couleurs. Hideyoshi descendu de son cheval durant son combat contre un guerrier d'Akechi. Triptique de trois estampes. Une bande de papier contrecollée au dos relie chacune d'entre elles. Trou ou déchirure aux quatre extrémités. 2 petites taches rousses dans la première estampe. Une déchirure en bas, sous le cheval. Pliures. Toyotomi Hideyoshi fut l'un des trois shogun unificateurs du Japon. Akeshi fut un de ses vassaux qui se retourna contre lui. Toshihide fut l'élève de Yoshitoshi, ses estampes se caractérisent par un mélange des styles traditionnel et occidental. Impressions d'Orient . La Librairie Le Feu Follet offre aux clients AbeBooks 10% de réduction ainsi que les frais de port vers la France métropolitaine sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 690 EUR. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gothic Architecture: A Lecture for the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society

      Kelmscott Press, 1893. 1st edition. Hardcover. Publisher&#39;s quarter holland over blue-grey boards, in excellent condition with no foxing, text printed in black with red shoulder headings, in Morris&#39;s Golden type. The first Kelmscott Press book to be printed in 16mo. The hand-made pages and illustrations are also in excellent condition. The book appeared in three editions totalling 1500 copies - this copy is from the very first issue of 500, and contains two notable typographical misprints, namely &#39;gilds&#39; for &#39;guilds&#39; in the shoulder heading on page 41 and &#39;Van Eyk&#39; for &#39;Van Eyck&#39; in the text on page 45. Furthermore, this particular copy is unique on account of the inscription on the front endpaper, which reads &#39;For Leslie M. Cockerell from S.C.C, Oct 24th 1893&#39; - this is Sydney Cockerell, later to be knighted, and then aged 26, who acted as private secretary to William Morris, and was at the administrative heart of a great deal of the work of the Kelmscott Press. A very nice example of this rare work, with a splendid Arts & Crafts association.

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