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        Tandem Shooting Cart

      1893 - From the portfolio Sporting Incidents, this heliotype depicts a tandem shooting cart driven by the owner, Mr. Oliver Belmont. The image measures 15 7/8" x 19 1/2", and slight discoloration is apparent in the borders. Bottom edge shows evidence of cropping. Print itself remains extremely saturated and vivid.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco]
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        Teatre Catalan

      09 - Barcelona - Various publishers, 1893 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Seven volumes of plays by Catalan writers. In Catalan. Each volume contains between three and seven plays, and all are uniformly bound. The plays are:By Ignasi Iglesias (1871-1928), in two volumes: Cor Endins (1907), La Barce Nova (1907), Llandres (1900), La Colla D'en Pep Mata (1908), L'Esclau Del Vici (1893), La Formiga (1904), La Reina Del Cor (1903), Fructidor (1897), Foc-Follet (1897), L'Alegria Del Sol (1908), La Noia Maca (1911). By Pompeu Crehuet (1881-1941): La Morta (1909), L'Encis Dels Divuit Anys (1907), El Mestre (1907), La Familia Rocamora (1909). By Adria Gual (1872-1943): L'Emigrant (1901), Els Pobres Menestrals (1908), La Pobra Berta (1909). By Santiago Rusinol (1861-1931), in two volumes: L'Hereu Escampa (1908), L'Alegria Que Pasa (undated), La Primera Casta (1907), Els Savis de Vilatrista (1907), Llibertat (1901), Aucells de Pas (1908), La Llei D'Herencia (1908). By Joseph Morato (1875-1918): La Sardana Dels Promesos (1908), La Jova (1907), Les Angunies Del Repos (1909), La Fortuna Boja (1908), Un Cop de Veut (1908), El Comensar de Les Coses (1909). With an elegant copperplate inscription to one title page, and an illustration to one frontispiece. Condition: In quarter morocco bindings with cloth covered boards and many of the original paper wraps bound in. Externally, sound with slight wear to extremities. Internally, generally firmly bound. With occasional ink stamps, pencil and ink marks. Marks to the gutter of some pages. One or two small closed tears. Age-toning to many pages with light scattered spotting, though many pages remain clean. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Pony Race for Polo Ponies

      New York: Henry T. Thomas, 1893. Heliotype. Very good condition apart from some minor soiling in the margins, a few small losses in the top right and left corners, and slight discolouration of the paper due to age. 16 1/8 x 19 5/8 inches. 17 3/8 x 22 1/2 inches. A fine plate depicting the fourth of six races run at the Hempstead Farms on October 19, 1893, from the nineteenth-century publication 'Sporting Incidents'. Introduced to America by the British settlers, horse racing has been a popular spectator sport since the mid-seventeeth century. "Pony-racing, particularly, has taken a firm hold upon the fancy of its followers, and, under the wise and sportsmanlike influence of the American Hunt and Pony Racing Association, the popularity of this form of sport has steadily increased." (Steele) Published during America's Gilded Age, 'Sporting Incidents' is a portfolio of elaborate illustrations depicting equine sporting events and accompanied by H. Milford Steele's eloquent descriptions of the history and status of these activities. It was primarily intended to glorify the increasingly fashionable sports of coaching, hunting, polo and steeple chasing. In its introduction, Colonel William Jay, a founding member of the Coaching Club, extolled the beneficial effect such activities had on the health, behaviour, and moral character of both participants and spectators and explained that the "aim of the artist in this book has been to reproduce such horses and carriages with such details of their equipment as may be useful as hints to those who need them, at the same time furnishing a standard of correctness in such matters."

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        Atlas of Six folding Bicycling Maps for New York State, including the Index, by the League of American Wheelmen in 1893

      New York: League of American Wheelmen, 1893. Atlas of Six folding Bicycling Maps for New York State, including the Index, by the League of American Wheelmen in 1893, detailing the roads and highways available to cyclists in that state in the late nineteenth century; The League was founded in 1880; goals were to teach people how to ride and to improve road conditions.The League’s Good Roads Movement resulted in the paving of many roads in the Eastern U.S. and is still the foremost national advocacy group for bicyling in the United States; enclosed in a custom cloth clamshell box created by Jodi Musnicki Custom Book Binder of Bridghampton, New York; with a special illustrated pastedown label of the Wheelmen's emblem on the cover; some splitting along folds; maps in very good condition overall.. Very Good.

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        THE £1,000,000 BANK-NOTE and Other New Stories

      1893. 2 pp preliminary ads plus 32 pp ads dated Mar 1893. London: Chatto & Windus, 1893. Original red cloth pictorially decorated in black. First English Edition of this collection of nine pieces -- some fiction and some non-fiction. The title tale speculates what would happen if a perfectly honest chap were turned adrift in London with nothing but a one-million-pound bank note issued by the Bank of England. According to the publisher, the London edition was published on 28 April 1893; Johnson says the New York edition was copyrighted and published on 25 February, but Blanck puts its publication date somewhere in late April; precedence is usually given to the U.S. edition, but it is far from certain.~This copy is in the primary (red pictorial) binding and has the earliest (March 1893) ad catalogue; copies were later issued in at least two other bindings, with ads as late as 1906. Near-fine (volume slightly askew, minor sunning of the spine). Blanck 3436 (note); McBride p. 159. Housed in a morocco-backed slipcase.

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        The Study-Book of Mediaeval Architecture and Art; Being a Series of Working Drawings of the Principal Monuments of the Middle Ages; Whereof the Plans, Sections and Details are Drawn to Uniform Scales; 4 vols. With Notes Historical and Explanatory of the Plates

      Edinburgh: John Grant. 1893. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Four volume set. First editions, 1893. Small folios, leather-backed boards, unpaginated but each vol. contains 100 plates, heavily illustrated, clean unmarked texts, Very Good ex-library copies with minor marks (bookplates, labels affixed to the spine of each vol., etc.), light soiling or foxing to some pages of the books, some discoloration to the covers too, light wear to the covers including rubbing to the leather, no dust jackets. Uncommon set.

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        Jane Annie: The Conduct Prize - A New and Original Comic Opera (First Edition)

      London: Chappell, 1893. First Edition. First Edition, fourth issue. Octavo. Sewn wrappers. Two copies, one Very Good and one only Fair. A one-time collaboration between the two British literary giants, a play written when both worked for the London magazine The Idler. Barrie began the work, but fell ill, at which point it was completed by Doyle. The better copy has the publisher's stamp on the front wrapper, perhaps a review copy, with small chips at the extremities of the wrapper. The second copy has a horizontal split to the front wrapper, and the front wrapper is detached and chipped at the edges, rear wrapper missing. Both copies are housed together in a half-leather clamshell box with red leather, raised bands, gilt titles, and marbled paper-covered edges and cloth-covered boards. Owner name in gilt at the bottom of the front board of the box.

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        Jane Annie, or The Good Conduct Prize

      London: Chappell & Co, 1893. Paperback. Very Good. Paperback. This is a very scarce item with an interesting history. J.M. Barrie (1860-1937) and Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) met early in their writing careers when they both wrote for the magazine The Idler. They were both Scottish and passionate about cricket, and they became great friends. Their odd collaboration in writing this operetta came about because Barrie had agreed to write the libretto. He became ill, however, perhaps suffering a nervous breakdown, and his friend Doyle came to his rescue by collaborating with him on the work. Despite their efforts, the operetta was a failure, which apparently bothered them very little. In the original printed wrappers. This is very nice copy of this uncommon work, particularly in this condition. This is a variant issue of this unusual collaboration. Housed in slipcase with the bookplates of Lord Ezher and Clark Hunter. LIT/100709.

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        The Novels [Works] of Jane Austen. Edited by R. Brimley Johnson. Illustrated by Cooke. The works include: Pride and Prejudice; Sense and Sensibility; Northanger Abbey; Mansfield Park; Persuasion; Emma

      London: J.M. Dent and Co., 1893-97., 1893. 10 volumes, complete; small 8vo. Publisher's decorative pale green cloth with gilt motif to upper, titled and tooled in gilt to spine; top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Paste downs with printed bookplate, a few filled in. Portrait frontispiece to vol.I from the painting by Zoffani and several other black and white illustrations, all with tissue guard. Age toning to untrimmed edges; binding generally lightly rubbed, bumped and dusty; volumes sound, text clean.

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        Candide Ou L'optimisme

      Paris: Librairie Artistique, 1893. One of only 600 copies, profusely illustrated by Adrien Moreau, text in French edited by G. Boudet, preface by Francisque Sarcy. Beautifully bound by A. Austraet in full light brown crushed morocco, raised bands with gilt lettering in two compartments, inner gilt dentelles with corner flourishes, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, original pale purple wraps lettered in gilt bound in. A sumptuous copy with only light occasional scattering of foxing, small light dampstain to upper margin of title and few leaves, spine slightly darkened. LIMITED EDITION. Tall Octavo.

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        Salomé. Drame en un Acte

      Paris: Librarie de l’art Independant; Londres: Elkin Mathews et John Lane, 1893 First edition. One of 600 copies of the trade issue and also 50 copies printed on handmade paper. Title vignette by Felicien Rops. Bound in the original fragile purple wraps lettered in silver. Light chipping to spine ends, usual fading to wraps, small vertical score marks at corners showing through to pastedowns, else very good. Mason 348.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

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        Lady Windermere's Fan. A Play About a Good Woman

      London: Elkin Mathews and John Lane at the Sign of the Bodley Head,, 1893. Octavo. Original pink cloth, titles to spine and design to boards gilt. Spine and parts of the boards faded, some spotting to cloth, spotting to endpapers and edges. A very good copy. First edition, first impression.

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        The American Woods, exhibited by actual specimens and with copious explanatory text

      Lowville, New York: 1893-1928: published and sections prepared by the author (vols.I-XIII); Romeyn B. Hough Company (vol.XIV), 1893-1900-1894- 1913-1928. 14 volumes, 8vo. (9 x 6 inches). Illustrations. 1047 samples of wood, each wafer-thin transverse, radial or tangential sections illustrating 350 species, window-mounted in 350 card mounts (occasional natural cracking and warping to a few samples). Text in original glazed paper wrappers, samples in card mounts unbound as issued, each text volume and accompanying samples within original green cloth cover in matching original cloth slipcase, with metal catch and bosses to covers (some old dampstaining to slipcases). One of the greatest American works on trees and woods, a labor of love. Complete sets are of the greatest rarity: the present set includes the very rare miscellaneous supplemental part XIV published by Hough's daughter after his death in 1924. This remarkable work was the lifetime achievement of Romeyn B. Hough, who devoted himself to the study of American trees, and who is best known for his Handbook of Trees of the Northern States and Canada, long a standard reference work in American dendrology. In this work, Hough sought to describe the woods found in America, with a detailed description in an accompanying pamphlet, and with thin cross-sections of actual woods mounted and labeled in accompanying stiff cardboard mounts. These provide a unique record of American wood types, arranged geographically. Generally each species is shown with wood cut on traverse section, radial section, and tangential section. The samples are so thin as to be easily translucent. The age of these specimens gives them tremendous importance from an ecological standpoint, as well as their great interest to students of American furniture and woodcrafts. The trees available to Hough at the time make such an endeavor impossible to contemplate today. Parts I-IV cover New York and adjacent states, part V covers Florida, parts VI-X describe the Pacific Slope, parts XI-XII cover the Atlantic states, and part XIII southern Florida. Part XIV contained a continuation of the work on the trees of Florida with text by Marjorie Hough, using specimens and notes prepared by her father before his death in 1924. It is interesting to note that according to the letter included in vol.I of the present set, complete sets were still available at $10.00 per volume in 1938. Hough explained the unique nature of the work thus: it is `illustrated by actual specimens, and being in this way an exhibition of nature itself it possesses a peculiar and great interest never found in a press-printed book. The specimens are....about 2 x 5 in. in size, and sufficiently thin to admit of examination in transmitted light...Looked at in reflected light they appear as in the board or log... These specimens are mounted in durable frame-like Bristol-board pages, with black waterproofed surfaces...and each bears printed in gilt-bronze the technical name of the species and its English, German, French and Spanish names. The pages are separable...and are accompanied with a full text...giving information as to the uses and physical properties of the woods, and distributions, habits of growth, botanical characters, habitats, medicinal properties, etc..., of the trees...The woods used for the specimens are personally collected by the author and are sectioned and prepared by a process of his own device'. Complete sets of this work are very rare. The volumes were originally priced at five dollars each, a high price reflecting the work involved in assembling them. Since subscribers came and went over the 25- year period of publication and many only bought the volume or volumes on the areas that interested them. The rarity of complete sets can be judged from the fact that Stafleu and Cowan record the work as being complete in 6 volumes. Cf. BM (NH) II,p.880 (pts.1-8 only); cf. Stafleu & Cowan II, p.341.

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        THE AMERICAN WOODS. EXHIBITED BY ACTUAL SPECIMENS

      Lowville, N.Y. 1893-1904.. Five volumes (of fourteen), each consisting of a cloth portfolio slipcase containing a pamphlet of text and twenty-five to twenty- seven cardboard mounts, each containing three wood samples. Octavo portfolios. Original brown cloth, stamped in blind and gilt. All have black square on spine. In very good condition. In matching clamshell cloth cases, leather labels. This remarkable work was the lifetime achievement of Romeyn B. Hough, who devoted himself to the study of American trees, and who is best known for his HANDBOOK OF TREES OF THE NORTHERN STATES AND CANADA, long a standard reference work in American dendrology. In this much larger work Hough sought to describe the woods found in America, with a detailed description in an accompanying pamphlet, and with thin cross- sections of actual woods mounted and labeled on accompanying stiff cardboard mounts. Seventy-five to eighty of these actual wood samples thus accompany each part, or about four hundred separate samples in the present set of the first five volumes. This mass of samples provides a unique record of American wood types, arranged geographically. Generally each species is shown with wood cut on traverse section, radial section, and tangential section. The samples are so thin as to be easily translucent. The age of these specimens gives them tremendous importance from an ecological standpoint, as well as their great interest to students of American furniture and woodcrafts. The trees available to Hough at the time make such an endeavor impossible to contemplate today. The present set consists of the first five volumes. The first volume is the third edition (1910); the second volume is the second edition (1898); the third volume is the second edition (1900); the fourth volume is the first edition (1894); and the fifth volume is the first edition (1894). Hough issued his first portfolio in 1888 and his thirteenth in 1913. This was evidently all he intended to publish, since he lived for eleven years after the final portfolio appeared. In 1928, Hough's daughter issued a final supplementary volume. All of the portfolios issued by Hough were published by him in his hometown of Lowville, New York. Portfolios cost five dollars a piece, a very high price, reflecting the great difficulty in assembling them. Since subscribers came and went over the quarter century span of publication, and many only purchased the individual portfolios of interest to them, very few complete sets were assembled. It is sufficiently rare that TAXONOMIC LITERATURE only notes six of the parts. Parts I through IV cover New York and adjacent states, and Part V covers Florida. The remaining parts are not present here. Parts VI through X describe the Pacific Slope, Parts XI through XII cover the Atlantic states, and Part XIII covers southern Florida. The final part, XIV, continued with the trees of Florida. One of the greatest American works on trees and woods, a labor of love, here in a set of the first five volumes. TAXONOMIC LITERATURE II:341. BM NATURAL HISTORY II:880 (Parts 1-8 only). SERVIES 9016 (citing all fourteen volumes).

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        Salutations; Dont D'Angeliques

      Bruxelles: Paul Lacomblez, 1893. First edition. 8vo. Contemporary marbled paper covered boards, label on spine. Original cream paper wrappers bound-in. Wood-engraved cover design and lettering in blue on both covers (bound-in) by HENRY VAN DE VELDE, considered one of the first abstract designs to appear as a book illustration. #22 of 200 numbered copies on handmade Holland Van Gelder paper. Minor cracking and wear to spine. Near fine internally. An extremely rare and significant fin de siecle book.

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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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        Die Erschliessung der Ostalpen. 1: Die nordlichen Kalkalpen. 2: Die Centralalpen Westlich vom Brenner. 3: Die Centralalpen Ostlich vom Brenner und die Sudlichen Kalkalpen.

      Deutschen und Oesterreichischen Alpenvereins, Berlin. 1893 - Pregevole opera corredata da numerose fotografie, schizzi e carte. Il secondo e il terzo volume sono dedicati per buona parte al Trentino Alto Adige. Il terzo volume tratta anche del Veneto e del Friuli Venezia Giulia. L’indice completo del secondo volume: Die Silvretta Gruppe. Die Ferwall Gruppe. Die Ortler Gruppe. Die Adamello Gruppe. Die Oetzthaler Gruppe. Die Stubaier Gruppe. Die Sarnthaler Gruppe. L’indice completo del terzo volume: Die Zillerthaler Gruppe. Die Riesenferner Gruppe. Die Hohen Tauern. Die Niederen Tauern. Die Brenta Gruppe. Die Grödener Alpen. Rosengarten und Marmolata Gruppe. Die Pala Gruppe. Die Ampezzaner Alpen. Die Sextener Gruppe. Die Karnischen Alpen. Die Friulaner Alpen. Die Lienzer Dolomiten. Die Julischen Alpen. Die Karawanken. Steiner Alpen. Grande opera sulla geografia delle Alpi orientali. Legatura editoriale in tela marrone con motivo a colori delle Dolomiti e titoli oro. Altra copia in mezza tela coeva con tasselli colorati con i titoli oro per 250 Euro. Formato: 3 v., (441 p., [13] c. di tav. (2 ripieg.); 512 p., [17] c. di tav.(1 ripieg.); 658 p. [30] c. di tav.(1 ripieg.)), 28 cm, tela. Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo.

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        IN THE KEY OF BLUE AND OTHER PROSE ESSAYS

      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.

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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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