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        Le Myosotis. Petits contes et petits vers (Exemplaire sur Chine avec double état des illustrations - Reliure en maroquin signée)

      - Nouvelle édition illustrée de 134 compositions de Robaudi, gravées sur bois par Bellenger. Préface par André Theuriet. Paris, librairie Conquet, 1893. In 4 sur Chine, 1 des 150 exemplaires sur Chine ou Japon contenant un double état sur Chine de toutes les illustrations y compris un second frontispice et un cul-de-lampe différents de ceux insérés dans le volume. Reliure en demi maroquin bleu à coins, dos légèrement insolé avec nerfs et caissons richement ornementés, tête haute dorée, couvertures en couleurs conservées. La reliure est signée « Noulhac ». Très bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Count of Monte Cristo or The Adventures of Edmond Dantes

      ESTES AND LAURIAT, BOSTON 1893 - Photo Etcching ILL with tissue guards edition deluxe limited to 1000 copies of which this is 649. The first volume 413 pages The second volume 461 pages The third volume 424 pages The fourth volume 444 pages the 3/4 leather marbled boards & end papers DATE PUBLISHED: 1893 EDITION: 413 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Redaktør Lynge. Roman. Orig. udgave.

      Kbhvn. 1893. 332 s. Orig. komp. hellrd. Med lille svag gennemgående fugtskjold, men ellers et pænt ekspl

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        The L 1,000,000. Bank Note And Other Stories

      Charles L. Webster 1893 - Charles L. Webster & Company, New York, 1893. Cloth with Stamped Design. Book Condition: Near fine. Dan Beard (illustrator). First Edition, with 1893 on the title page and no mention of later printings on the copyright page. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The L 1,000,000. Bank Note And Other Stories, 260 pages plus 9 pages of ads in the rear of the book. Story is about two Englishmen who had two "one million pound notes printed by the bank of England, the story centers around a dispute between the two brothers as to how an American would behave should he fall into possession of one of the notes, there are other stories appearing as well for the first time. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Polo Race for Polo Ponies

      1893 - From the portfolio Sporting Incidents,this heliotype depicts a race involving ponies meant for playing polo. The image measures 17" x 21", and foxing and slight discoloration are apparent in the margins.

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        The Shorter Poems of Robert Bridges [Books I-V and the Index of first lines]

      The Daniel Press 1893-1894, Oxford - Full green morocco with gilt titles to spine and upper board, five raised bands on spine, spine sunned, boards with gilt ruled border and turn-ins decorated with gilt rules and corner tools, marbled endpapers, bookplate on blank leaf at front, pages untrimmed and evenly toned, No.46 of an edition of 150 copies. Madan 27, 28, 29, 31, 32 & 32*. , Small 4to 9" - 11" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tabes et paralysie générale. SIGNED BY NAGEOTTE.

      Paris: G. Steinheil, 1893. - 160 pp, 2 leaves; 10 plates. Later wrapper, with original wrappers preserved inside. Signature on front wrapper and on title page. Near Fine. First Edition. Signed, Presentation Copy to J. Albert Pitres. For Pitres's contributions to neurology, see Haymaker, Founders of Neurology, 1st ed., pp. 347-50. Nageotte's Doctoral Thesis. "His doctoral thesis and some later contributions dealt with tabes dorsalis. From the study of the nervous system of tabetics he concluded that the initial lesion occurs in the dorsal root component of the mixed spinal (or radicular) nerve, since called the 'radicular nerve of Nageotte' (Haymaker & Schiller, Founders of Neurology, p. 134). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      Elkin Mathews & John Lane 1893. Good SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY - A good 1893 apparent 1st edition hardcover without dustwrapper in aged/soiled decorative boards which were once cream but which have aged/tanned to a motled brown with dulled gilt decoration, very bumped corners, the tanned spine is bumped/rubbed to the spine ends with some damage to both ends, DEDICATED TO OTTO KYLLMANN (publisher and senior director of Constable & Co from 1909 until 1950) AND SIGNED WITH THE INITIAL "S" AND DATED JAN '93, the front hinge is cracked but secure, tanned occasionally lightly foxed pages very tanned to the rough cut edges. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland.

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        The Birth, Life and Acts of King Arthur of his noble knights of the round table.... Segue: The Morte Darthur Portfolio, reproductions of eleven designs omitted from the first edition of le Mort Darthur, London, Dent & Sons, 1927..

      London, J. M. Dent, 1893-94, 1893-94. 1893 4 volumi in-4°, pp. XC, 1-290; (4), 291-664; (4), 665-990, (1); 16 e 14 di tavole f.t., (1); illustrato da 2 superbi frontespizi su carta india (al I e III vol.) e 18 tavole f.t. in xilografia (di cui 5 a doppia pagina) e 13 tavole omesse nelle precedenti edizioni nel volume di portfolio, il tutto magistralmente inciso da Beardsley e circa 350 vignette in xilografia nel testo, capolettera stampati in rosso. Legatura di lusso in piena pergamena con ricche impressioni in oro ai dorsi e ai piatti raffiguranti gigli su disegno di Beardsley, tagli superiori in oro. Alcune bruniture (come sovente) alle tavole dovute alla qualità della carta, ma nel complesso buono, esemplare in barbe. Di questa edizione sono stati tirati 300 copie su "Dutch hand made paper" e 1500 copie ordinarie. Il nostro esemplare fa parte della tiratura di lusso, esemplare n. 153 per i tre volumi e 151 per il portfolio. Straordinario insieme dell'opera più significativa e importante di Beardsley, raro a trovarsi tutti e quattro i volumi rilegati in pergamena. 4 vols. in-4°, pp. XC, 1-290; (4), 291-664; (4), 665-990, (1); 16 e 14 of plates, (1); with two mounted frontispieces on india paper, and 18 full page wood engravings, including five double-page, numerous text illustrations, chapter headings and borders, all by Aubrey Beardsley. Occasional foxing. All bound uncut in orig. full vellum with top edges gilt. Spines and frontboards with a bold gilt design by Beardsley. Enclosed "Morte Darthur Portfolio". Bound to match the 3 vols. Set in original full vellum (spine in half brown calf) with front board designed by Beardsley. This set constitute one of only 300 copies on Dutch handmade paper of the deluxe edition (large paper copy). In 1892 the publisher John M. Dent, seeking to emulate the books of the Kelmscott Press, commisioned the 20 year-old Beardsley to produce this edition of la Morte d'Arthur. The 351 designs appearing in the edition required eighteen months for Beardsley to complete. If he had never illustrated another book, this edition colud stand as a monument of decorative book illustration.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Xodo]
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        Le Micrographe Préparateur. (14 Tomes de texte, 1 volume de Tables, 7 volumes d'Atlas - 1893-1906 - Complet) Le Micrographe Préparateur. Journal de Micrographie Générale et de Technique Micrographique [et Revue des Journaux Français & Etrangers ]

      M. J. Tempère 1893 Publié sous la direction de M. J. Tempère, avec la collaboration d'un Groupe de Spécialistes, 14 Tomes en 22 volumes in-8 cartonnage amateur, Chez M. J. Tempère, Grez-sur-Loing, savoir 14 volumes in-8 de texte, Tome 1 : 1893, 196 pp.; Tome 2 : 1894, 191 pp. ; Tome 3 : 1895, 200 pp. ; Tome 4 : 1896, 240 pp. ; Tome 5 : 1897, 272 pp. ; Tome 6 : 1898, 286 pp. ; Tome 7 : 1899, 287 pp. ; Tome 8 : 1900, 288 pp. ; Tome 9 : 1901, 287 pp. ; Tome 10 : 1901, 289 pp. ; Tome 11 : 1903, 288 pp. ; Tome 12 : 1904, 288 pp. ; Tome 13 : 1905, 296 pp. (avec 2 ff. remplacés par une copie manuscrite) ; Tome 14 : 1906, 288 pp. ; 1 vol. de Tables (1893-1902), 87 pp. ; et 7 volumes d'Atlas réunissant les 426 planches, un grand nombre en couleurs (et dont 17 planches proposant un total de 51 échantillons de diverses essences de bois et bois exotiques en lamelles) de Chez M. J. Tempère, Paris, 1893-1906, Atlas Volume 1 : Algues , 64 planches sur 65 (planche manquante remplacée par une copie manuscrite) ; Volume 2 : Diatomées I, 65 planches sur 65 ; Volume 3 : Diatomées II, 52 planches sur 52 ; Volume 4 : Bois indigènes, Bois exotiques, Champignons, Fougères, Graines, Levures, Myxomycètes, Poils Végétaux, Poivre, Pollens, Vaucheria, Vigne, 67 planches sur 67 planches (dont 17 planches proposant un total de 51 échantillons de diverses essences de bois et bois exotiques en lamelles, conservés sous petites enveloppes) ; Volume 5 : Entomologie, Farines, Eponges, 66 planches sur 66 (dont 3 remontées) ; Volume 6 : Zool., Entomologie, Falgellés, Radiolaires, Tests, Ciliés, 65 planches sur 65 ; Volume 7 : Flagellés, Foraminifères, Diatomés, Algues, 46 planches sur 46 Rare exemplaire complet des 14 Tomes. Dans notre exemplaire, les 426 planches ont été reliées, de manière thématique, à part, en 7 volumes. Etat très satisfaisant (reliures modestes, qq. annotations, qq. planches remontées, 2 ff. de texte et 1 planches absents remplacés à chaque fois par une belle copie manuscrite) pour cet extraordinaire ensemble nous plongeant dans le monde microscopique. Français

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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. Français

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        Sights and Scenes on the Tokaido

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

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        Philip And Gerald or Left To Themselves.

      London. Hodder and Stoughton. 1893.. 1st UK edn. Hardback. 323pp + 12pp publisher's list to rear. Decorated cloth boards with black titles on gilt to front and spine. All edges gilt. Tissue-guarded b/w frontispiece + 3 b/w plates by Osman Thomas. Lacks front free endpaper. Minor bumps/rubs to extrems. Otherwise VG, clean, bright and tight. According to James Gifford, Stevenson was the first American gay author and comments that "Stevenson penned two boys' books of note early in his career. White Cockades: An Incident of the 'Forty-Five' (1887) was historical fiction, tracing a youth's infatuation with the young Prince Pretender--a feeling that is reciprocated. Left to Themselves: Being the Ordeal of Philip and Gerald (1891) is the better book and drew more attention. In startlingly frank terms the story traces the growing affection between the eponymous heroes who meet in the opening pages. An older boy's obsession with a beautiful younger lad seemingly abandoned by his family survives the fiction's many improbable adventures, and sees them together happily "throughout their endless lives" by the end". Stevenson also wrote under the names Xavier Mayne, and Edward Irenaeus Prime-Stevenson The Ordeal of Philip and Gerald was first published in New York in 1891. There are no other copies of this book available on the internet at this time.

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        A History of Northumberland. Complete. 15 volume set

      London Andrew Reid 1893. G : in good condition without dust jacket as issued. Minor marking and scuffing to some covers. Some slight foxing to page edges. Teg First Edition Red/gilt hardback cloth cover 280mm x 220mm (11" x 9"). 8000pp. b/w engravings/photographs & maps. [Covers the following : I. Bamburgh & Belford. II: Embleton Ellingham, Howick, Longhoughton, Lesbury. III: Hexhamshire Pt 1. IV : Hexhamshire Pt 2, Chollerton, Kirkheaton, Thockrington. V : Warkworth, Chevington, Shilbottle, Brainshaugh. VI : Bywell, Slayley. VII : Edlingham, Bolton, Felton, Framlington, Brinkburn. VIII : Tynemouth. IX ;Earsdon, Horton. X : Corbridge and Roman Remains. XI : Carham, Branxton, Kirknewton, Wooler, Ford. XII : Ovingham, Stamfordham, Ponteland. XIII : Heddon -on -the -Wall, Newburn, Longbenton, Wallsend, Gosforth, Cramlington, Benwell, Elswick, Heaton, Byker, Fenham and Jesmond, This volume also covers the suberbs of Newcastle with special sections on the Tyne coal trade and Roman Wall. XIV : Alnham, Chatton, Chillingham, Eglingham, Ilderton, Ingram, Whittingham, Lowick, Doddington, as well as a substantial prehistoric section. XV : Simonburn, Humshaugh, Bellingham, Falstone, Thorneyburn, Greystead, Wark, Rothbury, Alwinton, Holystone, Kidland and a substantial prehistoric section and detailed survey of Roman Redesdale]. Editors include Edward Bateson, Allen B Hinds, John Crawford Hodgson, H E Craster, Kenneth H Vickers, Medeleine Hope Dodds. The volumes cover areas within ecclesiastical parishes with sections on Prehistory, Romans and The Tyne Coal Trade as well as the four ancient parishes within Newcastle. Each volume is indexed and there are extensive pedigrees and genealogies. Includes volumes 14 and 15 on Rothbury, Alwinton, Chillingham, Eglingham, Whittingham. Bookplate on fep.

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        Gesammelte Werke. 32 Volumes

      Stuttgart, Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, 1893. First Edition. In stunning half blue calf and marbled boards, and marbled endpapers, t.e.g., spine with six raised bands, title fields in tan and red leather, remaining four beautifully decorated with flower ornaments in gilt. Hardcover. Octavo. Fine Condition. 32 Volumes, including DIE SCHWESTERN (1880), DER KAISER (1881), SERAPIS (1885), DIE NILBRAUT (1887), and KLEOPATRA (1894). Ebers was a renown German Egyptologist and novelist, and discovered the Egyptian medical papyrus, of ca 1550 BCE, named for him (Ebers papyrus) at Luxor (Thebes) in the winter of 1873-74. One of the most beautiful sets we've had in some time. Fine condition. half leather. Book condition: Fine

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        World Columbian Exposition MDCCCXCIII, Art and Architecture (2 Volume Set)

      . Both volumes are illustrated throughout in black-and-white and color. Photogravure frontispiece portrait of George R. Davis in the architecture volume. Frontispiece etching of "The Pickwick Club" in the art volume. Bound in publisher's original half green leather and green cloth with rule stamped in gilt on the covers and the spines are stamped in gilt. Five raised bands on each spine. Marbled endpapers. Volumes measure 17 x 12 inches (43.2 x 30.5 cm). A beautiful set. Image on request. Hard Cover. Book condition: Fine Condition

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        The Hawks and Owls of the United States in their Relation to Agriculture.

      Washington 1893. With 26 cromo-lithographies. 210 pp. Contp. cloth. Spine nicely restored.. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bulletin No. 3

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

      J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, 1893. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. First Edition (?). 1. Hard Cover Original publisher's Plum cloth binding with gilt lettering and elaborate Napoleonic design on spines. Illustrated with 36 Steel Plates comprising authentic portraits, battle scenes, representations of sieges, etc., in Twelve Volumes. Teg. A very attractive set of this indispensable history of the period (1799-1821). More than 6, 000 pp. Louis Adolphe Thiers (1797-1877) "Statesman and historian, born at Marseilles. He came to Paris in 1821 and soon made a name as a political journalist and a historian. Between 1823 and 1827 he published the first of his two famous works, "Histoire de la Rvolution Franaise". After the July Revolution (1830) which, as one of the founders of the newspaper Le National, he helped to bring about, he was one of several historians in the Government. In 1840 he went into opposition over foreign policy, retired, and wrote his second great work, Histoire du consulat et de l'empire (1845-62) He returned to active politics in 1863, led the peace negotiations in 1871, took a major share in planning economic and military reconstruction, and was first President of the Third Republic. His two works, models of clear-flowing narrative, are among the standard histories of the Revolutionary and immediately post-Revolutionary eras" (The Oxford Companion to French Literature) "No other work approaches the depth and scope of this work--absolutely essential. "[Peter Holmes][HBS 24708]. All 12 volumes are in VG+ condition, displaying only minor age and shelf wear. A few volumes have noticeable but minor wear to spine and boards; it is, however, a solid, heavy, and attractive set. Steel engravings. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

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        Robert Browning

      London: T. Fisher Unwin 1893 [London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1893]. One of 400. 9 3/4" x 7 3/4". Photogravure after portrait from life by Cameron. Fine. Truthful Lens 29 ("highly professional illustrations") . One of 25 photogravure portraits published in ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON AND HIS FRIENDS, a posthumous appreciation of Julia Margaret Cameron. A stately Browning in Monk's Robes

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        The Transmitted Word

      Boston, MA: Dorchester Press. Near Fine. 1893. First Edition; Signed by One Author. Original cloth. A handsome First Edition in strong Near Fine condition with only trivial rubbing to board edges, and authorial gift inscription on front flyleaf: "To Hon. Patrick Maguire from his friend James Riley." Illustrated original pictorial cloth boards; The preface states: "Intended as a primer in telephonic and other kindred instructions, with a conviction that it may lead the young to deeper thought." Chapters on Bell's invention, the telephone set, outside wires and ground wires, the exchange, the metallic circuit, cable terminal in New York, cable terminals, long distance switchboards, stringing 10 wires at a time, desk telephones, etc. .

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        The Geographical Journal, Volumes 1-42 (1893-1913)

      London: The Royal Geographical Society. 1893-1913. First. Periodical. Octavos. A consecutive run of 42 volumes (from January 1893 - December 1913, each containing six monthly issues) of this scientific journal, known for publishing the reports of many famous expeditions during the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration, as well as reports and articles on many other important expeditions in remote regions throughout Africa, Asia, and the Americas. Among the reports published in this set are Robert Peary's "Journeys in North Greenland," David Carnegie's "Explorations in the Interior of Western Australia," and Sven Hedin's "Four Years' Travel in Central Asia" (all in March 1898); J. Gunnar Andersson's "The Winter Expedition of the 'Antarctic' to South Georgia" (October 1902); Ernest Shackleton's "Some Results of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-9" (November 1909); "Peary Arctic Club Expedition to the North Pole, 1908-9" (August 1910); and Douglas Mawson's "The Australasian Antarctic Expedition" (June 1911). Illustrated with photographs and plates; each monthly issue with multiple folding color topographical maps at the rear. Bound in contemporary full dark green cloth boards, with the original wrappers and publisher's notices bound in. An ex-library set with bookplates and a perforated stamp on most of the title pages, plates, and folding maps of each monthly issue in volumes 1-32 (1893-1908), else overall a very good sound set with scattered rubbing and soiling, with no perforated stamp in volumes 33-42 (1909-1913). A handsome set with all of the folding maps neatly bound in at the rear of each issue. .

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        Ueber den psychischen Mechanismus hysterischer Phänomene. (Vorläufige Mitteilung.)

      Erstdruck in: Neurologisches Centralblatt. Übersicht der Leistungen auf dem Gebiete der Anatomie, Physiologie, Pathologie und Therapie des Nervensystems einschließlich der Geisteskrankheiten. Hrsg. von E. Mendel. Zwölfter Jahrgang. Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen im Text. Gr.8°. Titelblatt, 893 Seiten. Die Geburtsstunde der Psychoanalyse in gedruckter Form. Meyer-Palmedo/Fichtner 1893a, 1893d und 1893g. Die Darstellung Breuers und Freuds erschien im ersten Heft auf Seite 4-10 und im zweiten Heft auf Seite 43-47. Des Weiteren beinhaltet der Band auf den Seiten 512-515 und 542-547 den Erstdruck der Arbeit von Sigm. Freud: "Über familiäre Formen von cerebralen Diplegien" sowie auf den Seiten 735-737 den Erstdruck der Arbeit Freuds: "Ueber ein Symptom, das häufig die Enuresis nocturna der Kinder begleitet". Vollständiger Jahrgang der bedeutenden Zeitschrift, sehr sauberes Exemplar.

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        Zur Kenntniss der cerebralen Diplegien des Kindesalters (im Anschluß an die Little'sche Krankheit).

      Gr.8°. 1 Blatt, 168 Seiten und 2 Falttafeln (= Beiträge zur Kinderheilkunde aus dem I. Öffentlichen Kinder-Krankeninstitute in Wien, herausgegeben von Max Kassowitz, Neue Folge. III). Privater Halblederband mit aufgesetztem Rückenschild. Erstausgabe. Meyer-Palmedo/Fichtner 1893b. Einband seitlich mit zwei kleinen Fehlstellen. Stehkanten leicht berieben.

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        Gesammelte Werke. 32 Volumes

      First Edition. In stunning half blue calf and marbled boards, and marbled endpapers, t.e.g., spine with six raised bands, title fields in tan and red leather, remaining four beautifully decorated with flower ornaments in gilt. Hardcover. Octavo. Fine Condition. 32 Volumes, including DIE SCHWESTERN (1880), DER KAISER (1881), SERAPIS (1885), DIE NILBRAUT (1887), and KLEOPATRA (1894). Ebers was a renown German Egyptologist and novelist, and discovered the Egyptian medical papyrus, of ca 1550 BCE, named for him (Ebers papyrus) at Luxor (Thebes) in the winter of 1873-74. One of the most beautiful sets we've had in some time. Fine condition. half leather. Book condition: Fine

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        Writings of Bret Harte

      1873 - 1893 Original cloth in uniformly bound 1/2 peacock blue morocco clamshell slipcases. with ornate gilt decorated spine compartments and raised bands. Gilt titles. 4 -8vo's 1-12mo (7.5 ". x 5.5 ") A collection of Harte 1st Editions ( Susy, Mrs. Skaggs Husband, etc. , Tales of Argonauts (1st Edition), etc. , Sappho of Green Springs (1st Edition), etc. , Flip, etc.(1st Edition). Very Good in Very Fine Presentation cases. A stunning, gleaming library set.Featured Sets.

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        Pyogenic infective diseases of the brain and spinal cord + Atlas of head sections

      Macelhose Glasgow: Macelhose, 1893. Macewen, William (1848-1924). (1) Pyogenic infective diseases of the brain and spinal cord. 8vo. xxiv, 354pp. 37 plates & text illustrations. Glasgow: Maclehose, 1893. 225145 mm. Original cloth, worn but sound, corners a little bent. Minor dust-soiling and fraying, but very good. Advertisement for Macewen's Atlas of Head Sections tipped to the front free endpaper. (2) Atlas of head sections. 4to. xiii pp., 53 copperplate engravings each with separate printed outline key, 4pp. (index). Glasgow: Maclehose, 1893. 280 x 220 mm. Original cloth. Minor foxing, otherwise fine. Signature of British surgeon George Grey Turner (1877-1951) on the front free endpaper. First Editions. Garrison-Morton 4872, 431 (Atlas). Cushing considered Macewen the "chief pioneer in craniocerebral surgery." His experience with meningitis, abscess of the brain and infective sinus thrombosis was summarized in his seminal Pyogenic Infective Diseases of the Brain and Spinal Cord of 1893, which gave sixty-five detailed cases together with operative procedures. His Atlas of Head Sections, published the same year, was intended to supplement and illustrate Pyogenic Infective Dseases. This copy of the Atlas was once owned by British surgeon George Grey Turner, for whom "Turner's sign"--local areas of bruising and induration of the skin about the navel and loins in hemorrhagic pancreatitis--is named.

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        Map of Manitoba published by Authority of the Pronvicial Government Winnipeg, June, 1891

      Societe de Geographie Commerciale de Paris 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.

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        60 years on the upper Mississippi. My life and experiences

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

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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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        A.|| WRIGHT, Wilhelm.

      A History of Scandinavian Fishes by B. Fries, C. U. Ekström and C. Sundevall with coloured plates by W. von Wright and Text Illustrations. Second edition, revised and completed by professor F. A. Smitt. Text 1-2 + Plates. Stockholm P. A. Norstedt & söner, 1893-95. Folio. (8),+ 566,+ VIII; (6),+ 567-1240; (4),+ II,+ IV s.+ 55 kromolitograferade planscher (numrerade I-LIII + XXIIA + XXVIIA). Fina blå linneband, guldornerade ryggar med svarta titeletiketter och samliga omslag medbundna (G. Hedberg). Tre volymer. Nissen 1435 (anger 54 planscher). Dal, Sveriges zoologiska litteratur s. 289. Den engelska utgåvan av andra upplagan innehåller en plansch mer än den svenska utgåvan, i detta exemplar två fler. Engelsk översättning av D. Lloyd Morgan. Första upplagan utkom 1836-57. Enligt Björn Dal kan dock denna andra upplag betraktas som ett helt nytt arbete. Texten är till stor del helt omarbetad, färgbilderna återger dels Wilhelms von Wrighrts bilder från första upplagan och dels efter några original som inte tidigare varit publicerade. Bilderna i texten är zinkotypier utförda av Carl Erdmann efter original av Erdmann, Ekblom, Ferdinand von wright m.fl

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        Codigo Civil del Peru, Con Citas, Notas, Concordancias y un Apendice

      1893. [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.

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

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

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        Puzzles Old and New

      Frederick Warne & Co. 1893. xx., 394, [2] adverts for for Hamleys of High Holborn (conjuring tricks and ventriloquial heads). In the original red cloth, with gilt and black lettering, and 4 puzzles illustrated in black on the front board, and one on the spine. A few bumps and marks, but a lovely copy of this scarce work. 103c

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        RUJUB, The JUGGLER

      London:: Chatto & Windus, Piccadilly.. 1893.. 8vo. 7-1/2" x 5". 1st one-volume, and first illustrated, edition (Newbolt 56.3). [4], 332, 32 pp. July 1893 publisher catalogue [earliest version] at rear.. Original publisher's green fine-weave decorative cloth binding. Bevelled boards. AEG. Floral patterned-paper eps.. Slight lean. Cloth quite dull. Professionally rebacked with. original spine retained. Period poi [dated Christmas 1893] to. preliminary blank. Signs of being read found through the book.. Withal, a VG copy of a rare Henty work.. One of the great Henty rarities, this one volume edition of a Henty work written primarily for an adult audience. By contrast, the 3 volume first published earlier in 1893 is currently available in 2 copies, offered at $20K, but none of this edition, nor does ABPC show any of this 1st one- volume having come to auction in the last 30+ years. And, of some appeal to the impecunious Henty collector, this a relatively affordable alternative. . Frontis [with tissue guard] + 7 inserted plates by Stanley L. Wood. T.p. device.

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        Jorrocks's Jaunts and Jollities

      1893. Jorrocks's Jaunts and Jollities Illustrated by Henry AlkenIn a Beautiful Inlaid Binding By Chris Lewis[BAYNTUN-RIVIERE, binders]. [SURTEES, Robert Smith]. ALKEN, Henry, illustrator. Jorrocks's Jaunts and Jollities. The Hunting, Shooting, Racing, Driving, Sailing, Eccentric and Extravagant Exploits of that Renowned Sporting Citizen Mr. John Jorrocks. With Sixteen Illustrations by Henry Alken. Printed in Colours. New Edition. London: George Routledge, [1893]. Tall octavo (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 in; 221 x 145 mm). viii, 272 pp. Sixteen full color plates including frontispiece and engraved title (with tissue guard between).Bound by Bayntun-Riviere, c. 1985 in full crimson morocco and finished by Chris Lewis with a quadruple gilt frame with a gilt horse shoe in each corner surrounding a large rectangular pictorial onlay of multi-colored morocco depicting a country scene with five foxhounds being followed by two huntsmen on horseback. The back cover with the same quadruple gilt border. Spine with five raised bands decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt. Gilt board edges, gilt tooled turn-ins with gilt corner decorations. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. A very fine copy. Chris Lewis was one of Bayntun-Riviere's most talented 'finishers'. He designed and finished many unique inlaid bindings during his time at Bayntun-Riviere in the 1960s and then again prior to his death in the late 1990s.

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      Boussod Valadon et CieParis:: Boussod, Valadon et Cie,. 1893.. First edition. Charmingly illustrated with exquisite full-page plates and vignettes printed in color after designs by Albert Lynch. Folio, full light brown levant morocco, art nouveau binding by P-R Raparlier, front cover inlad with life-size bluets and daisies, back cover inlaid with a spray of roses, in natural colors. Inner dentelles in elaborate floral borders, doublures and flys of figured moire silk, gilt edges on the rough, original wrappers bound in. One of 20 copies on large Whatman paper, with an ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR DRAWING BY ALBERT LYNCH on half-title. Superb example of modern French binding. Raparlier was well-known for his modelled leather bindings. There is, rather sadly, a couple of watermarks on the front board.

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        Military Costumes in Old Japan

      K. Ogawa, 1893. Soft cover bound in illustrated stiff board with punch binding and ribbon tie, illustrated with 15 b/w photos taken by Kazumasa Ogawa, one of Japan's foremost early photographers. This book was produced under the direction of Chitora Kawasaki of Ko-yo-kai (Tokyo Fine Art School). Privately published by the photographer Original English-language edition with the plates processed by the National Chemograph Co. Illustrated cover has suffered loss along the top edge what has been repaired with Japanese paper, general moderate soiling and smudge with several small drip spots on top corner, new ribbon tie, additional repair to a chip top rear near spine, tears to margins of the punched holes, small curve along the fore edge of all pages as if someone started to roll the book. Text is clean and unmarked. Images available. USPS confirmation used on all U.S. shipments. Additional postage will be necessary for Priority or International addresses.. First Edition. Softcover. Good. Illus. by Ogawa, K.

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        Fram over Polhavet.

      Den norske Polarfærd 1893-1896. Med et Tillæg af Otto Sverdrup. 2 bd. Kria 1897. Rigt illustr. 526 + 554 s. Orig. komp. hellrd. Pænt rent og velholdt ekspl. Richly illustr. Publisher's pictorial cloth. Nice clean copy and the binding in very good condition.. "Fram over Polhavet" (Farthest North) is Nansen's own account of a remarkable achievement in polar exploration, every detail of which was worked out by Nansen himself and went absolutely according to the plan. Printing and the Mind of Man 384. Nuuk 252

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        The Poetical Works

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

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        On the Trapanese Origin of the Odyssey.

      Cambridge: Metcalfe & Co. 1893 Contemp. blue morocco, elaborate gilt dentelles; sl. rubbing to near edge of front board. Orig. printed wrappers bound in. v.g. 24, [14]pp.Hoppé 27. This essay first appeared , without the long preface, in

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        Thet Nyia Testamentit på Swensko af år 1526.

      Med understöd af Kongl. Maj:t och Svenska Akademien ånyo utgifvet af Aksel Andersson. I. Text. Uppsala 1893. Akademiska Boktryckeriet Edv. Berling. Folio. (8),390,(2),IX,(5) s. Tryckt på detta papper i 25 exemplar. Samtida helt blinddekorerat skinnband, rygg med fem upphöjda bind. Dubbla ramar, inom inre ram mittstämpel och hörnstämplar i arabeskmönster. Yttre hörnstämpar inre ram. Främre pärm med titel i blindskrift, bakre med Anno 1526 i blindskrift. Omslag medbundna. Inlagan oskuren. Två små insektshål främre fals vid översta bindet, samt med två insektsskador i väv inre främre fals 20 och 25 mm. (G. Hedberg Bokbindare Stockholm). Exlibris Eric Montell. 40,5 x 28,5 cm.. Faksimilupplaga. Paginering enligt denna upplagas nya paginering

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      [Japanese writing] [Kyoto, 1893]. 2 volumes small folio. Both volumes in the original cream coloured wrappers with Japanese signs and a bit of gold to front wrappers. Wrappers stitched at spine with purple thread, upper and lower compartments of spine "sealed" with purple checkered paper. Previous owner's signature to front wrappers. Minor soiling to wrappers, otherwise very fine. Internally spotless. 2x27 double-ply rice-paper leaves, containing in all 50 beautiful colour woodcut-illustrations of chrysanthemums, 46 of which are full-page, and 4 of which are double-page. Several of them have added hand-colour. Text on first and last leaves in Japanese.. Magnificent work on the national flower of Japan, the chrysanthemum, which is the symbol of the Imperial Seal of Japan.The chrysanthemum dates back as long as the 15th century BC and is thought to have been brought from China to Japan in the 8th century AD. The flower is of great symbolic value and importance to the Japanese, who every year arrange a huge "Festival of Hapiness" to celebrate the flower. The chrysanthemum was brought to Europe in the 17th century and was later given its present name by Linneaus. The gracefulness and the beauty of the flower has been put magnificently on to paper by the renowned Japanese artist Keika Hasagawa (fl. 1893 - 1905), in the present "One Hundred Chrysanthemums", a splendid work of high artistic and cultural value. As indicated in the title, 100 illustrations of the present work should have appeared, but we have not been able to locate more than these 50 anywhere; whether the remaining 2 volumes have appeared, remains unknown to us

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        De danske Runemindesmærker. 4 bd. i 6 dele. Bd. 1: Alm. indledning + De historiske runemindesmærker. Bd. 2: Runestenene i Jylland og på øerne (undtagen Bornholm). Bd. 3: Runesten i Skåne og på Bornholm. Bd. 4: Runeligsten af mindesmærker knyttede til kirker + tillæg + ordsamling. Afbild. af J. Magnus Petersen.

      Gyldendal, 1893-1908. 4 bd. i 6 vol. Indbunden halvlærred + orig. omslag. Folio.. Pænt og meget velbevaret eks. komplet med alle smudsomslag. Blokken pæn og helt ren. Omslag brunet på ryggen. (Porto kr. 40,- på brevforsendelser i Danmark)

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        WIDOWERS' HOUSES. Inscribed

      London: Henry & Co, , 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.. Signed by Author. First Edition.

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        Le Docteur Pascal.

      1st edition. Paris: Bibliothèque-Charpentier, Eugène Fasquelle 1893. 392 pp. Copy no. 63 of 350 on papier de Hollande. Totally uncut copy bound with orig. wrappers and top edge gilt in nice later halfleather.. Les Rougon-Macquart, histoire naturelle et sociale d'une famille sous le second empire

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        Grundgesetze der Arithmetik. Begriffsschriftlich abgeleitet, I-II [all published].Jena: Hermann Pohle, 1893-1903. First edition.

      A fine copy of Frege's magnum opus, from the library of American philosopher Paul Weiss. "The climax of Frege's career as a philospher should have been the publication of the two volumes of 'Die Grundgesetze der Arithmetik' (1893-1903), in which he set out to present in formal manner the logicist construction of arithmetic on the basis of pure logic and set theory. This work was to execute the task which had been sketched in the earlier books on the philosophy of mathematics: it was to enunciate a set of axioms which would be recognizably truths of logic, to propound a set of undoubtedly sound rules of inference, and then to present, one by one, derivations by these rules from these axioms of standard truths of arithmetic. The magnificent project aborted before it was ever completed. The first volume was published in 1893; the second volume did not appear until 1903 and while it was in the press Frege received a letter from Russell pointing out that the fifth of the initial axioms made the whole system inconsistent. This was the axiom which, in Frege's words, allowed 'the transition from a concept to its extension', the transition which was essential if it was to be established that numbers were logical objects. Frege's system, with this axiom, permitted the formation of the class of all classes that are not members of themselves. But the formation of such a class, Russell pointed out, leads to paradox: if it is a member of itself then it is not a member of itself; if it is not a member of itself, then it is a member of itself. A system which leads to such paradox cannot be logically sound. With good reason, Frege was utterly downcast by this discovery, though he strove to patch his system by weakening the guilty axiom. We now know that his logicist programme cannot ever be successfully carried out. The path from the axioms of logic to the theorems of arithmetic is barred at two points. First, as Russell's paradox showed, the naive set theory which was part of Frege's logical basis was inconsistent in itself, and the remedies which Frege proposed for this proved ineffective. Thus, the axioms of arithmetic cannot be derived from purely logical axioms in the way he hoped. Secondly, the notion of 'axioms of arithmetic' was itself latter called in question when Gödel showed that it was impossible to give arithmetic a complete and consistent axiomatization. None the less, the concepts and insights developed by Frege in the course of expounding his logicist thesis have a permanent interest which is unimpaired by the defeat of that programme at the hands of Russel and Gödel". (The Oxford Companion to Philosophy). </br></br>Provenance: with the signature of Paul Weiss to the front free end paper. The American philosopher Paul Weiss (1901-2002) who taught at Bryn Mawr and Yale, co-edited (with Charles Hartshorne) the first six volumes of The Collected Papers of Charles Sanders Peirce (Harvard University Press, 1931-1935), and in 1947 founded the Metaphysical Society of America and its academic journal, Review of Metaphysics, serving as the journal's editor until 1964.. Two volumes. Large 8vo: 246 x 163 mm. The two volumes bound together in early twentieth century dark blue cloth with paper spine label, a fine and clean copy. XXXII, 253, (1); (2:blank),xv, (1), 265, (1) pp

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        La bella napoli. stuttgart, s.a. (ma 1893).

      Cm. 39, pp. viii, 214. Con molte illustrazioni nel testo anche a più toni di colore e 11 tavole fuori testo su cartoncino. Leg. edit. in piena tela rossa con titoli in oro al piatto. Tagli dorati. Perfetta conservazione. Opera assai famosa sui costumi, la gente e la città di Napoli e dintorni (Castellamare, Capri, Ischia, Baia, Amalfi, Sorrento,ecc.). Particolarmente interessante perché, a differenza degli usuali diari di viaggio stranieri, predilige l'aspetto più popolare e quotidiano nella descrizione come nella parte iconografica composta da disegni originali dell'autore.

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