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        Bernhard Wachtl. Bedarfsartikel für Photographie und verwandte Fächer. Katalog 1893.

      Wien Eigenverlag 1893 - gr. 8° (23,2 x 15,5 cm), OLwd., 827 plus VIII S., unzählige Abb., ornamental und goldgeprägter Einband, Papier leicht gebräunt, sehr guter Zustand. Sehr seltener Katalog der berühmten Firma Wachtl, die in Wien VII, Kirchberggasse 37 ihre Haus hatte und alle Fabriken mit Dampfbetrieb liefen! "Fabrik photographischer Cartons, lithographische Anstalt und Steindruckerei, Fabrik photographischer Präparate, Papiere, Trockenplatten, Cameras, Haupt-Depot photographischer Objective, Voigtländer, Steinheil, Dallmeyer, Swift, Ross, Zeiss, Suter, Goerz, etc. Einziges Depot für den ganzen Continent der renommierten amerik. Emaillir-Maschinen, ., Spezialhaus für complete Einrichtungen photographischer Ateliers." Die Liste der Artikel ist schier unfassbar! Besonders interessant sind einige Seiten über Detektiv- (Geheim-) Cameras mit abgebildeten Augenblicksbildern als Beispiel! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Simon Weber-Unger]
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        Materialy po arkheologii vostochnykh gubernii Rossii.

      - Moscow, Lissner and Roman [vol. III: Sharapov] for the Imperial Archaeological Society in Moscow, 1893-99. Three volumes, large 4to. Contemporary cloth-backed marbled boards (volume II with gilt lettering and ruling to spine); pp. xiii, 191; [vi], 261; [iv], 259, with 64 photogravure plates, 3 plates in outline, one folding chromolithographic plate and one large lithographic folding map in red and black; lower hinge of volume II with repaired split, otherwise binding minimally rubbed; text with varying degrees of light browning due to paper stock, overall a very good and clean set; provenance: all volumes with armorial bookplates in German of the Library of the Society of History and Antiquities in Riga and their cancelled stamps to titles; later cancelled stamps of a Latvian academic library. Very rare first edition, all published. The generously illustrated documentation of several archaeological campaigns in Asiatic Russia, including the study of Pre-Scythian kurgans (burial mounds) and their contents. The map shows the distribution of the archaeological sites of the area of Viatsk northeast of Kazan. The first volume is devoted in its entirety to Ural and Altai cultures. The rapid development of archaeology in Russia and some sensational finds had led to the establishement if the Imperial Archaeological Commission in St. Petersburg in 1859. Count Aleksei Uvarov re-organized the Imperial Archaeological Society in Moscow five years later, which he directed until his death in 1884. His widow Praskovia took over the directorship and continued in his footstepsfor for the next 30 years. We were able to locate copies at Cambridge, Harvard and Dumbarton Oaks only. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd]
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        The Poems Of William Shakespeare, Printed After The Original Copies Of Venus And Adonis, 1593. The Rape Of Lucrece, 1594. Sonnets, 1609. The Lover's Complaint

      Kelmscott Press, Upper Mall, Hammersmith 1893 - 216 pages. 21 x 15 cm, printed in black and red in golden type, three pages with full wood-cut borders and large initials. Limited edition, one of 500 copies. Edited by F.S. Wallis -- an exact reprint of the original editions. FORMAN p.165, SCOTT p.89. Interior contents clean and crisp, minor cover imperfections, rubbing at yapp edges, and back cover, bookplate of Irwin Laughlin (Ambassador to England during the Hoover administration), modern cotton cloth ties. Orig. full vellum, backstrip lettered in gilt. Very good in fine brown cloth clamshell box with leather spine label printed in gilt [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Unter dem Stern. Tusche und Deckweiß auf Transparentpapier. Unten rechts signiert. Auf Pappe montiert und gerahmt.

      Der ungarische Künstler Sándor Bortnyik (1893 - 1976) war einer der bekanntesten Vertreter der Künstlergruppe ?MA?. In seinen vom deutschen Expressionismus und französischen Kubismus geprägten Arbeiten unterstützte der Avantgarde-Künstler auch die Kommunistische Partei (Kommunisták Magyarországi Pártja). Nach der Niederschlagung der ungarischen Räterepublik im August 1919 emigrierte Bortnyik mit Kassák und anderen ?MA?-Künstlern nach Wien. Anfang der 20er Jahre stellte Bortnyik in der Berliner Galerie ?Der Sturm? aus und wohnte einige Jahre in Weimar, wo er enge Verbindungen zum Bauhaus hat. 1928 gründet der inzwischen nach Budapest zurückgekehrte Bortnyik die Schule für Werbegrafik ?Mühely?, auch ?Das kleine Bauhaus? genannt. Guter Zustand.

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        In the Key of Blue and other Prose Essays.

      - London and New York, Elkin Mathews & John Lane and Macmillan & Company, 1893. Original full vellum designed by Charles Ricketts, decorated and lettered in gilt; pp. [vii], 302; head of spine with a minor scuffing, gold a little faded from spine, front inner hinge stengthened, a few of the entirely uncut margins a little browned. First edition, one of 50 copies of the large paper copy of this collection of essays, several of which reflect the author's travels in Italy. John Addington Symonds (1840â€"1893) was a celebrated poet, essayist and thinker. 'His specific contribution to the regeneration of society was as a pioneer in the field of gay rights; he was the first modern historian of (male) homosexuality, and the first advocate of gay liberation in Britain. When he read Plato's Phaedrus and Symposium in 1858, he realized that the ignoble behaviour of his fellow schoolboys at Harrow had an illustrious past, and when he read Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass in 1865 he became convinced that comradeship had the potential for a no less illustrious future' (Victor Norton, The Life and Writings of John Addington Symonds, online). - The trade issue appeared in cloth. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd]
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        Point Donalson, Parker Florida, Bay County Residential Waterfront Development Family Archive 1893-1965

      Parker, Florida: , 1893-1965. Parker, Florida. 1893-1965. Point Donalson, Florida, Bay County Residential Development family archive consisting of documents, letters, photographs, and other ephemera from 1893 to 1980. The archive is related to the selling and development of land in the Point Donalson subdivision in Florida. Ephemera has small tears and some spotting else near fine with near fine photographs measuring between 7" x 5" to 3" x 3" with modest foxing and edgewear.A substantial account of the Donalson family's heritage and involvement with the creation of Point Donalson in Parker, Florida. Several photographs, newspaper clippings, letters, and government documents illustrate the lives and struggles of creating Point Donalson during the 1950s. There is a small pack of 10 black and white snapshot photos taken in the 1950s at Point Donalson showing the early phases of development. Some of the photos are of Crescent Beach and various other parts of the property being constructed. The beach is a long curved plot of sand on a lake with trees and bushes all around it. Though there are a few picture of the area, there aren't any full scale pictures, only maps. There is a large sectional folding map of Bay County, Florida issued by Bay County Land & Abstract Company Panama City from April 15, 1921. The map shows various land marks such as post offices, small towns, ferry lines, highways, and more. Point Donalson can be seen on the map next to long point and in between Saint Andrews Bay and East bay. There are also two hand drawn maps of a couple lots in block 12. The small map shows how the lots would back up to St. Andrews bay. There are 18 subdivision plat maps from 1912 to the 1950s. Five plates feature a close up view of the houses while the rest of the plates illustrate the full view of Point Donalson. A small map version of Point Donalson is printed on the last page of the printed brochures. There are four stapled, professionally printed eight page brochures titled "Point Donalson The Beauty Spot on St. Andrew's Bay Parker, Florida" with the printed name of H.V. Roelof's Parker, Washington County, Florida on the next to last page. One section reads, "for years real estate men have been trying to buy this property. We intend to live here ourselves, and knowing the propensity of real estate men to sell to any and every one who has the price, we have not until now disposed of any of it. A few choice residence sites will be sold to desirable people who wish to make summer, winter, or all-the-year-round homes away from the cold winters and hot summers." The brochures include information about the type of people the Donalsons wish to sell their homes to and as said before feature a small map of the location. Many of the documents are business related and there are several letters regarding to the selling of lots from Thomas Sale to Mrs. Logan Bleckley (Anne D. Bleckley) and vice versa. One of which explains how the original copy of the Resolution for the property hadn't been found but a copy had, "Will wonders never cease? How does paper evaporate inside a court house? And isn't the Clerk who copied the missing Resolution in the minutes of the County Commissioners responsible for the fact that it was not duly recorded along with the (also necessary) proof of advertising?" The Resolution was found on November 22, 1958 only three weeks after it went missing. The Resolution for the property as well as proof of advertising in the newspaper is paper clipped to Mr. Sale's letter. The resolution states the family members who own the land and where, "Whereas, it has been made to appear that Logan Bleckley, Jr. Anne D. Bleckley, Henry W. Pearce, Lorna D. Pearce, William G. Donalson, James A. Donalson and Stella W. Donalson, as the owners of certain lands in Section 24, Township 4 South, Range 14 West known as Point Donalson." There is also a ledger book measuring 12" x 7.5", listing accounts of the property heirs including Anne Bleckley, from 1925 to 1956. Most of the land was divided as equally as possible, giving each child a section of Point Donalson. The houses were designed to look mostly the same and follow the same structures as all the others. A couple letters discuss the building limitations in Point Donalson. All lots had to be considered residential housing with a possible garage and separate housing for servants. The ground floor had to be within 1400 square feet with an overall housing value of $7,500.00 or more. Asbestos siding or concrete block was necessary and no temporary housing such as tents or trailers were permitted. The residents were allowed to build a dock on the Donalson Cove and housing owners were expected to have regulation septic tanks instead of dumping waste into the cove. There is also a family photo and extensive information on the family's genealogy collected by Sarah Eliza Donalson included.An extensive collection of information about the Donalson family and their involvement in Point Donalson Florida from 1893 to 1980. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Ostfriesische Volks- und Rittertrachten um 1500 in getreuer Nachbildung der Originale des Häuptlings Unico Manninga in der Gräflich Knyphausenschen Hauschronik zu Lützburg

      Lithographie und Verlag Schwalbe 1893 Lithographie und Verlag Schwalbe, Emden, 1893. 82 S. mit 16 colorierten Tafeln, 1 Tafel in Schwarzdruck nebst Porträt des Unico Manninga und 4 Blatt Facsimile der Original-Handschrift, 2 broschierte Bände und 1 Faltblatt in Halbleinen-Flügelmappe mit aufgezogenem Deckel-Titel, quart, (Mappe mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren/etwas fleckig) - Mit einleitendem Text vom Grafen Edzard zu Innhausen und Knyphausen / Vorwort von Professor Rudolf Virchow und Dr. Ulrich Jahn, herausgegeben von der Gesellschaft für bildende Kunst und vaterländische Altertümer zu Emden / Sonderdruck aus dem Jahrbuch der Gesellschaft für 1893 - Versand D: 5,90 EUR Landeskunde Deutschland,Mode-Textilien

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        Photograph Album of images of Japan

      1893 - A collection of 74 hand-tinted albumen photographs on paper, loosely tipped into album pages. The original owners name on the inside front cover reads "E. M. Griffill (or Griffin?) Yokohama, March 12th 1902." The photographers are not identified, but these are stock images, measuring approx. 5 1/8 x 3 1/2". Subjects include landscapes in many towns, predominantly Nikko, Kyoto, Nara and Osaka, tea cultivation and river tea house, geishas, shrines, etc. A sample of some titles - 746 Imaichi Road; 714 Tomb Eayasu Shogun at Nikko; Tea Garden along Tokaido Railway; P 79 Fuji from Taconoura (Tokaido); Yaami Hotel, Kyoto. The M, K & G Museum in Hamburg holds some of the images in a larger format and dates them as 1893. The photos have penciled captions above the images, and penciled captions on the verso of the prints. Small album, 8 1/4 x 6", bound with fiber covered boards, tied with turquoise string. Board corners a trifle rubbed. Some images a little faint. Overall a very pleasant little album. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints, ABAA]
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        WIDOWERS' HOUSES. A Comedy by G. Bernard Shaw. First Acted at the Independent Theatre in London

      Henry and Co, London 1893 - Scarce first edition of Shaw's first play. Dark olive cloth, somewhat soiled to more of a brown appearance, gilt title front and spine. Sides untrimmed. Minor tips and ends wear, solidly bound. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Johnnycake Books ABAA, ILAB]
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        Widowers' Houses A Comedy by G Bernard Shaw First Acted by the Independent Theatre in London

      London: Henry and Co, 1893 Book. Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. First Edition, 1893, Good Condition: See Notes, Hardcover, Olive Green Buckram, Gilt Title, 8vo, 126 pp NOTES ON CONDITION: Good Condition; spine bumped, crease at the bottom right hand corner of the cover: see photo. Corner of the flyleaf has been cut off approx: 4cm x 5cm The First Published Play of George Bernard Shaw. Shaw's very scarce first play, published in an edition according to Laurence, of "not more than 500" copies. It was not an overwhelming bestseller. Shaw wrote to John Lane that the publisher "never advertised it even once; and the sale, which was only effected by great perseverance & determination on the part of the purchasers, was 150 copies." When the publisher retired in December 1897, they ceded to Shaw 194 sets of unbound sheets, which Shaw claimed to have commissioned Sotheran & Co. to bind for him. It is unlikely Shaw had all of the copies bound; a considerable number must eventually have been pulped . Shaw began working on his first play destined for production, Widowers' Houses, in 1885 in collaboration with critic William Archer, who supplied the structure. Archer decided that Shaw could not write a play, so the project was abandoned. Years later, Shaw tried again and, in 1892, completed the play without collaboration. Widowers' Houses, a scathing attack on slum landlords, was first performed at London's Royalty Theatre on 9 December 1892. .

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        Fifty Glimpses of New York: Fifty Illustrations from Recent Photographs

      Nerw York: Mercantile Illustrating Company, 1893. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Very Good. 1893 1st edition of this uncommon early photo album of New York. Oblong 16mo, 50 crisp black-and-whites to the rectoes. Tight and VG, with bright gilt-rule and lettering --and light scuffing-- to the panels.

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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.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

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        A monograph of the coraciidæ, or the family of the rollers.

      Scarce privately printed ornithological work, illustrated by J.G. Keulemans. Farnborough, Kent : published by the author at Topclyffe Grange, 1893. Printed in an edition of 250 copies. Folio, full crushed morocco by Bayntun-Riviere, spine in compartments, lettered in gilt; bookplate for Nowell Peach to front pastedown, marbled endpapers, title page remargined; pp xx, 111; 27 fine hand-coloured lithographed plates by Keulemans, a very good copy. The Coraciidae, or roller family, was first classified by Constantine Samuel Rafinesque in 1815. Its habitat is in the warmer parts of the Old World, mainly Africa, where it is believed to have originated. The family derives its name from the birds' acrobatics during courtship or territorial flights. It is related to the eight other families in the order Coraciiformes, which also includes the motmots, bee-eaters and three families of kingfishers. Nissen IVB, 270

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        RAND, McNALLY & CO.'S INDEXED COUNTY AND TOWNSHIP POCKET MAP AND SHIPPERS' GUIDE OF IDAHO. ACCOMPANIED BY A NEW AND ORIGINAL COMPILATION AND READY REFERENCE INDEX, SHOWING IN DETAIL THE ENTIRE RAILROAD SYSTEM.

      Chicago and New York. [1893]. - 14pp. plus folding color map, 14 x 21 inches. In 12mo. original printed wrappers. Minor chipping to wrappers. Some fold separations to map. Good plus. An attractive color map of the state, including the railroad system, and also "all cities, towns, post offices, railroad stations, villages, counties, islands, lakes, rivers, etc." Rare, with only one copy in OCLC, at Southern Methodist University's DeGolyer Library. OCLC 641244584.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        PLAIN TALES FROM THE HILLS.

      London:: Macmillan and Co.,. 1893.. Later printing of the UK edition (the first was in 1890) from a Macmillan Uniform Edition of his works sent by Kipling to Captain (later Rear-Admiral) Robley Dunglison Evans (1846-1912). PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED on title page above the title to Evans, "To the Captain of the 'Indiana' from the author / June 96:" and SIGNED "Rudyard Kipling" above his scored-through printed name. According to Evans' 1901 autobiography, A SAILOR'S LOG, (two copies of which are included), "While refitting in New York, Mr. Rudyard Kipling breakfasted on board with me . . . . Some weeks afterward he was good enough to send me a set of his books. On the title-page of PLAIN TALES FROM THE HILLS, facing a beautiful picture of Sergeant [sic] Mulvaney, done by my dear friend R. F. Zogbaum, he had written the following graceful lines. . . ." The graceful lines he refers to are those of an UNTITLED HOLOGRAPHIC POEM Kipling transcribed and signed on the page opposite the title page. The poem herein is generally unknown as it was never titled or collected by Kipling [Richards, note to E1-65]. (It appeared in Evans' own book, in one other with a few minor transcription mistakes, and also a few times in journals all around the turn of the last century.) The "beautiful picture" Evans refers to is of the character "Private Mulvaney," who makes his first appearance herein. Zogbaum's 4 x 6" gouache painting of Mulvaney is INSCRIBED BY ZOGBAUM, "To Capt R.D. Evans USN / R F Zogbaum / June '96" and pasted to the copyright page with, presumably in Zogbaum's hand, "'Tis the trut' I'm tellin' you" written beneath. KIPLING'S POEM, in four quatrains, begins with "Zogbaum draws with a pencil,/ And I do things with a pen;/ And you sit up in a conning tower/ Bossing eight hundred men." And ends with "'To him that hath shall be given,'/ And that's why these books are sent/ To the man who has lived more stories/ Than Zogbaum or I couLd invent!" Small octavo, blue-cloth boards stamped in gilt and black on front and in gilt on spine. Evans' bookplate on pastedown. Expertly recased with original spine laid down, fine thus. Housed in lambs-wool lined, black cloth-covered clamshell case lettered in gilt on spine. .

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        Der Nachlaß einer Trivialautorin: Typoskripte, Manuskripte, Briefe und Bücher von Gertrud von Brockdorff].

      Konvolut von Typoskripten, Manuskripten, Briefen, Büchern und anderen Dokumenten aus dem Leben der Schriftstellerin Gertrud von Brockdorff (geb. Stendal, 1893-1961). Gertrud v. Brockdorff war die Tochter eines Magdeburger Schulrats. Sie studierte in München, Berlin, Marburg und Kiel (wo sie promovierte) und heiratete 1915 den Philosophen Cay von Brockdorff. Sie lebte seit den 20er Jahren auf dem Gut Sophienlust bei Plön und nach dem Krieg in Lübeck. - Das Konvolut enthält 1.: ein Manuskript und acht Typoskripte von Romanen oder Teilen geplanter Romane (teils in Mappen, teils in Schnellheftern oft mit zahlreichen handschriftlichen Korrekturen. Mit einer Ausnahme bibliographisch nicht nachweisbar: Das Manuskript ohne Titel (24 einseitig mit blauem Kugelschreiber beschriebene Blätter in einem Notizblock (30 x 21 cm) auf kariertem Papier) "Schicksalstag. Roman eines Tages" (204 Seiten) "Die Geschichte von der Nase" (183 Seiten. - Ein Durchschlag liegt zusammen mit einem Schreiben des Otto Meissner Verlags bei) "Das Rätsel Nadine" (220 Seiten) "Der Tote tanzt mit. Roman dreier toller Tage" (253 Seiten) "Menschen im Umbruch" (ca. 150 Seiten in komplexer Unordnung, wohl unvollständig) "Unvollendeter, in Venedig spielender Roman aus d.J. 1933" (119 Seiten) "Corinna. Aus dem Nachlaß" (39 Seiten) "Die irische Leier" (135 Seiten. In Buchform 1941 erschienen). --- Das Konvolut enthält 2.: drei Mappen (Schnellhefter) mit Verlagskorrespondenz und anderen Unterlagen zu ihrer Zusammenarbeit mit dem Prometheus Verlag aus den Jahren 1950 bis 1959. Themen sind u.a. die Verhandlungen mit der Ufa über Tantiemen aus dem Film "Die rote Mütze", Änderungsvorschläge an Manuskripten, Lektorenkommentare, die Verfilmung von "Eline" (die Verfilmungsrechte sollten für 7500 Mark verkauft werden), Verhandlungen zur Zweitverwertung von Romanen in Zeitungen und Zeitschriften, Vertragsverhandlungen mit Garantiehonoraren (teilweise in fünfstelliger Höhe), Reisepläne, Ablehnungen von Exposees und Manuskripten, etc. --- Das Konvolut enthält 3.: Zwei Porträtfotos, angefertigt von ihrer Tochter Anna-Sophie v. Brockdorff, die als Fotografin in der Lichtbildwerkstatt Frendsdorf-Hoeland und im Atelier von Dore Barleben in Berlin volontierte. Das größere der beiden Fotos (17 x 12 cm auf Karton, 33 x 23 cm) ist von Anna-Sophie von Brockdorff mit Bleistift signiert (S. v. Brockdorff) und datiert (1940) bei dem kleineren Bild handelt es sich um einen Abzug als Postkarte (13,5 x 8 cm). Beiliegend: Zwei Zeitungsausschnitte aus dem Jahr 1936, jeweils mit Porträt und Kurzvita von Gertrud von Brockdorff. --- Das Konvolut enthält 4.: Bücher aus dem Besitz Gertrud von Brockdorff: "Knospen. Gedichte" (Leipzig, Volger 1910. Erschienen unter ihrem Mädchennamen Gertrud Stendal) "Die Liebe der Hannah von Linsingen" (Dresden, Deutsche Buchwerkstätten 1917) "Die Heimathymnen der preußischen Provinzen und ihrer Landschaften. Eine literarische Charakteristik" (Heidelberg, Winter 1919. Dissertation G.v.Bs.) "Der große Schlag. Die Geschichte eines Spekulanten" (Berlin, Hackebeil [1923]. Auf dem Titelblatt der raumgreifende eigenhändige Namenszug ihres Ehemanns Cay von Brockdorff) "Die Könige von Moorloo. Ein niedersächsischer Bauernroman von Kampf und Liebe" (Leipzig, Stern [1923]) "Den sista Tsarinnen" (Stockholm, Ljus 1923. In schwedischer Sprache) "Katte. Die Geschichte einer Freundschaft" (Berlin, Oestergaard 1934. Mit dem Namenszug "Stendal" auf dem Titelblatt). Außerdem: "Schroedels Lehrer-Kalender und pädagogisches Jahrbuch für das Jahr 1909" mit (eigenhändigem) Bleistift-Namenszug "Gertrud Stendal". und "Kurzer Leitfaden der deutschen Sprachlehre für höhere Mädchenschulen von Dr. phil Klaudius Bojunga", zweiter Abdruck, Hannover, Goedel 1902 mit dem (eigenhändigen) Besitzvermerk "Gertrud Stendal. Untersecunda 1907". Beiliegend ein weiteres Buch mit dem Namenszug "Gertrud Stendal" (Jerome K. Jerome, The idle Thoughts of an idle Fellow, Tauchnitz). --- Das Konvolut enthält 5.: einige wenige weitere Texte und Unterlagen. U.a. Biograpisches zu Ihrer Tochter Anna-Sophie) 8 gedruckte Blätter eines bibliographisch nicht nachweisbaren Fortsetzungsromans (?): "Die rote Bärbe. Roman von Gerda Stein" (Adolf Mahn Verlag, Leipzig o.J. - vielleicht pseudonym vor ihrer Heirat mit Cay von Brockdorff veröffentlicht) und den Kostenvoranschlag eines Lübecker Heizungsinstallateurs für einen neuen Heizkessel. --- Fast alle Unterlagen sind deutlich angerändert und teils stärker fleckig und rostspurig. Die Bücher tragen erhebliche Lager- und Gebrauchsspuren. Die Unterlagen und Bücher sind frei von restauratorischen Eingriffen.

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        The Lepidoptera of the British Islands

      London: Reeve, 1893-1907. 504 hand col plates. Hardback. 11 vols, roy. 8vo, cont. half leather, gt., aeg; rubbed/worn to corners, spines and joints, rear joint of vol. 1 splitting, several others partially split; tears to head of spine of vols 2 and 4; tear to foot of spine and section missing to head of spine of vol. 10. Ex-lib. set with book-plates to endpapers (plates unmarked); occasional foxing. Rare large paper illustrated edition. Complete in 11 volumes.

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        Brockhaus Konversations-Lexikon.Vierzehnte vollständig neubearbeitete Auflage. Band 1-16 cpl..

      ( Erscheinungszeitraum 1893 - 1895 ) Mit zusammen ca. 16000 Seiten sowie sehr zahlreichen Textillustrationen teils auf Tafeln ( meist in Holzstich ), diversene Karten sowie etlichen Chromolithographien. Goldgeprägte Ohldr mit farbigen Rückenschildchen, 4 ( Lexikon-Format ) Einbände jeweils am Buchrücken unten signiert " Buchhandlung G.Senf Nachfolger, Leipzig ". Einbände etwas berieben ( einige Bände auch stärker ), Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, Buchdeckel teils leicht fleckig. Innen Papier durchgehend etwas gebräunt, Seiten meist sauber und genauso wie die schönen Tafeln von guter Erhaltung. Dekoratives Exemplar. ( Gesamtgewicht ca. 35000 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available )

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        Illustrated Catalogue of Piano-Forte Actions

      New York: Wessell, Nickel & Gross, 1893. Unnumbered: prelims + 53pp of plates. A commercial catalogue from the company that still specializes in piano action parts. Oblong binding with blindstamped title. Covers worn at corners and head/tail of spine, with the front hinge cracked. Internally the pages are about Very Good. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good.

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        Œuvres Posthumes. Notice de Remy de Gourmont. Portrait de l'auteur gravé à l'eau-forte par Lauzet Dessins et croquis de G.-Albert Aurier, Vincent van Gogh, Paul Sérusier, Émile Bernard, Jeanne Jacquemin, Paul Vogler

      Mercure de France, 1893. bradel demi-vélin crème, tête or, couverture, non rogné Édition originale tirée à 259 exemplaires seulement. Un des 10 exemplaires sur Japon impérial. Premier papier du tirage de tête, contenant, hors texte, le portrait à l'eau-forte de G.-Albert Aurier, en trois états (Hollande, Japon, Chine), et deux lithographies d'Eugène Carrière et Henry de Groux, chacune en trois états également (lithographies qui ne figurent pas dans les 209 exemplaires du tirage courant). Bel exemplaire.

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        TOLD IN THE DIMPSES ..

      London: Gibbings & Co., Limited ... Exeter: Henry S. Eland, n.d. [1893?].. Small octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-7 [8] 9 [10] 11-157 [158: blank] [159-160: ads], inserted frontispiece with illustration by F. J. Widgery, decorated tan cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black and gold, rear panel stamped in black, t.e.g., white endpapers with floral pattern printed in yellow-green. First edition. Devonshire legends and romances, including a couple of old-fashioned ghost stories, sentimental in tone. "Dimpse" is a local dialect term for twilight. Not listed in the standard fantasy checklists. Not in Eaton catalogue. Cloth worn at spine ends and corner tips, hairline cracks along inner hinges, a good copy. A very scarce book. The British Library and other sources date this book 1893, but this copy has a gift inscription dated 1890. (#151807)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Alte Frau an der Kirchenmauer / At the Church Wall

      1893. Etching with dry point. Image: 26 x13.5 cm / 43 x 31 matted. A restrike, made from the original plate printed after the artist died. From the Ferdinand Roten Galleries. "The artist of the working class" brings pathos with consumate technical skill to this print. Wood frame. Stock#PR004.

      [Bookseller: The Owl at the Bridge]
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        Ocean Telephony

      Printed by George Tucker, 1,2 and 3, Salisbury Court, Fleet Street, E.C., London 1893 - 8vo. 18pp. Text diagrams. Plain tan stapled paper wraps. Front and rear wraps detached. Light edge chips to wraps. Scattered light brown damp-stains to rear wrap and pages. Inscribed on front cover by author. Later pencil inscription, Presentation Copy Seminal Work on the Atlantic Cable." Scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Americana Books ABAA]
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        Group 60 photographs depicting the people and landscape of Ceylon, and including a number of images documenting the visit by Archduke Franz Ferdinand

      Ceylon 1893 - Mounted albumen photographs, many captioned in manuscript on the mounts, many signed in the negative by Skeen. Image sizes approximately 10 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches; card mounts measuring 14 7/8 x 12 inches. Housed in a contemporary full morocco box, by A. Guenther of Vienna, gilt patterned endpapers and edges, metal hinges and clasps. Lovely collection of 19th century images of Ceylon's people and landscape, including images of a royal visit by Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria. In 1892, Archduke Ferdinand, the Prince and heir apparent of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, departed on a 10-month journey around the world, including visits to India, Ceylon, Australia, New Guinea, Japan, and the United States. The voyage held a dual purpose: the Archduke was recovering from tuberculosis and needed a cover in which to convalesce; in addition, however, the 28-year-old Prince was an avid sportsman and travelled in search of exotic game. The Archduke and his large entourage arrived in Colombo on January 5, 1893; travelling overland to a hunting campe at Kalawewa, returning to India on January 13. The Archduke is best remembered for being assasinated in 1914 which would trigger World War I. Many of these images are by the important photographer William Skeen. Skeen, trained at the London School of Photography, arrived in Ceylon in 1862. His father, a noted printer on the island, had purchased an existing photography studio for him to operate. "During its existence W.L.H. Skeen and Co. was the premier firm in Ceylon, producing an extensive documentation of agriculture and industry (particularly tea and spices), landscapes and ethnic groups . The company were photographers by appointment to the Duke of Edinburgh during the tour of 1870 and photographed elephant kraals . It also exhibited at major international exhibitions from the 1870s to the 1900s" (RCS Photographers Project, Cambridge University Library). Other images are attributed to the two photographers who traveled with the Archduke, the Bohemian Eduard Hodek (1858-1929) (who in addition to being the royal photographer for the trip, was also the Archduke's head taxidermist) and German photographer Karl Pietzner (1853-1927). [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        The Diary of Samuel Pepys M.A. F.R.S. . . . With Lord Braybrooke's Notes, Edited with Additions By Henry B. Wheatley F.S.A. (10 volumes)

      George Bell & Sons, London 1893 - [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Familie der Cacteen.

      - Switzerland, unpublished, 1893-1905. Folio. (ca. 38 x 28 cm). 24 pp. of hand-written text, including an "Eintheilung nach Förster", and loose sheets (some on grey paper) with original hand-coloured illustrations of various Cacteae, similar succulents, and a few other plants, many after specimens in the Botanischer Garten Basel. Text in contemporary paper wrappers.= A unique portfolio of original water colour illustrations of, mostly, cacti, including specimens from the Botanical Garden in Basel, mostly dated between 1893-1896, one dated 1898, and one 1905. Thirty-seven leaves in total, some with more than one image. The quality of the paintings and the colouring varies, but the majority is very good to excellent: rich in detail and subtile in colouring and shading. Five plates show other plants (Passiflora, peony, common grape hyacinth, etc.), one is partly in sketch. A few are copied from Curtis' Botanical Magazine. The Förster referred to on the front leaf is C. Förster's "Handbuch der Cacteenkunde in ihrem ganzen Umfange, nach dem gegenwärtigen Stande der Wissenschaft bearbeitet". Front leaf of the portfolio with a few creases, also affecting the opposite text. Some marginal age-toning and slight soiling, otherwise a very good and attractive item. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Schierenberg]
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        Le Morte D'Arthur (Illustrated By Aubrey Beardsley : Bound By The Chelsea Bindery)

      UK: Dent (London), 1893-4 First edition: Two volumes. One of 1500 sets of the 'ordinary issue' published by J.M. Dent in 1893 (there are also 300 sets printed on Van Gelder paper). The BOOKS are in Very Good++ or better condition. Top edge gilt. Free from inscriptions and erasures. Some toning to the pages edges and minor edge wear to the page edges in a few places with in Vol. 2, a repair to a small closed tear on the verso of the lower edge of the colophon page and a small area of loss to the lower edge of the title page. Two frontispieces with some offsetting of these to the facing pages and 18 full page wood engravings (including five double-page), numerous text illustrations, and approximately 350 designs for chapter headings and borders, all by Aubrey Beardsley. Both volumes have been lavishly rebound by The Chelsea Bindery in full black morocco with five raised bands. Re-gilding of the top edges with gilt titling and decoration to the spines, covers and interior borders. Beautiful marbled endpapers with two further blank endpapers to the front and rear in both volumes. The binding remains tight in both volumes. The slightest of rubbing to the gilt decoration in places. Housed in a custom buckram slipcase with black morocco edging and a silk tie. An exquisite set of Beardsley's masterpiece. Always an avid reader Beardsley frequented London's antiquarian book shops, where he forged a friendship with book shop owner, Frederick Evans. Evans admired Aubrey's work and introduced him to a fellow customer, publisher J.M. Dent. Dent was planning a beautifully illustrated version of Malory's Morte D'Arthur, along the lines of some of Morris's Kelmscott Press books, but using a less expensive printing process. Loath to pay the elevated fee William Morris would charge for this commission, Dent was persuaded to employ Aubrey Beardsley. To help secure this commission Beardsley drew 'The Achieving of the Sangreal'. The images drawn for this volume remain the artist's most striking work and have not been equalled by any of his many disciples. Beardsley's life was tragically short with him dying of tuberculosis at the age of 26. In those few years he managed however to leave a great and lasting artistic legacy. A beautiful set. More images available on request. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.

      [Bookseller: Ashton Rare Books ABA (Associate) PBFA]
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        The Fall River tragedy A history of the Borden murders

      Fall River [MA]: J. D. Munroe, 1893. 8vo, pp. [2], 312; illustrations throughout the text and on plates, mostly photoreproductive; green publisher's cloth binding, gilt title direct on cover and spine; gilt on spine dull, upper joint starting, 1" tear to page 15, touching text but without loss, very good and sound in a new clamshell box. The best contemporary account of the famous Lizzy Borden murders, describing the scene of the crime and transcribing the events of the courthouse up until the jury's decision.

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books]
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        Watts' Dictionary Of Chemistry *4 Volumes*

      London, UK: Longmans, Green and Co., 1893. 3rd Edition . Hardcover. Fine. Size=6.5"x9.5. (full book description) Longmans, Green and Co., London, UK, 1893. 3rd Edition Near Fine, Hard Cover, DJs Not Issued. Size=6.5"x9.5", 3286pgs(Index). 4 volumes complete. Brown leather spines with gold gilt letters, dark brown pebbled cloth boards, marbled page ends and free endpapers. Clean, tight and bright. No ink names, tears, chips, etc. SELLING WORLDWIDE since 1987. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE!

      [Bookseller: Ed Conroy Bookseller]
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        Eskimo Life

      ondon- Longmans, Green and Co. 1893 - A scarce first edition of this work by Fridtjof Nansen. With 16 plates and woodcuts in the text. Publisher's Catalogue to the rear. Fridtjof Nansen was a Norwegian arctic explorer, scientist, diplomat and humanitarian. Hispolar explorationwon him international fame and recognition, and his innovations in equipment and clothing were influential in the field of Arctic exploration. Condition: In a green cloth binding with gilt pictorial detail to front board. Externally, smart with just some light rubbing to extremities and wear to the head and tail of the spine. Front hinge tender after endpaper. Lacking a blank. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages bright with light scattered spotting. Publisher's catalogue age toned. Ink signatures to half title. Blind stamp to verso of frontispiece. Overall: GOOD [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Celtic Twilight: Men and Women, Dhouls and Faeries

      London: Lawrence and Bullen, 1893. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good +. 12mo, 212pp., with frontispiece by J. B. Yeats. A very good or better copy in the publisher's green cloth. Appears to be the second state binding with "Lawrence and Bullen" on the spine (not in ALL CAPS). Tissue guard at frontispiece (by J. B. Yeats) partly detached, but holding. Spine ever so mildly cocked, and contemporary ownership signature of a Dubliner on the front paste-down. Otherwise a bright, clean, crisp copy with the gentlest corner wear.

      [Bookseller: Cleveland Book Company]
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        Birds in a Village

      Chapman and Hall 1893 - Chapman and Hall, London 1893. First Edition / First Printing. Dated 1893 with no additional printings. Brown cloth boards. Book Condition: Very Good, tight spine, shelf wear. Light spots, light age toning. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Unter dem Stern. Tusche und Deckweiß auf Transparentpapier. Unten rechts signiert. Auf Pappe montiert und gerahmt.

      Der ungarische Künstler Sándor Bortnyik (1893 - 1976) war einer der bekanntesten Vertreter der Künstlergruppe ?MA?. In seinen vom deutschen Expressionismus und französischen Kubismus geprägten Arbeiten unterstützte der Avantgarde-Künstler auch die Kommunistische Partei (Kommunisták Magyarországi Pártja). Nach der Niederschlagung der ungarischen Räterepublik im August 1919 emigrierte Bortnyik mit Kassák und anderen ?MA?-Künstlern nach Wien. Anfang der 20er Jahre stellte Bortnyik in der Berliner Galerie ?Der Sturm? aus und wohnte einige Jahre in Weimar, wo er enge Verbindungen zum Bauhaus hat. 1928 gründet der inzwischen nach Budapest zurückgekehrte Bortnyik die Schule für Werbegrafik ?Mühely?, auch ?Das kleine Bauhaus? genannt. Guter Zustand.

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        Eigenh. Visitenkarte mit U. O. O., Ende 1893.

      1893. 1 S. Visitkartenformat. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten: "Dianen's Gunst und Waidmannsheil! für 1894. Herzliche Glückwünsche zum Jahreswechsel". - Aufgewachsen im Salzburger Exil der Familie Habsburg-Toskana, durchlief der Sohn Großherzog Ferdinand IV. und Alice von Parmas eine militärische Laufbahn bis zum Feldmarschall. Mitten im Ersten Weltkrieg, im Juni 1915 bat er um seine Demissionierung und wurde, ebenso wie sein Bruder Josef Ferdinand Salvator, beurlaubt. "General Auffenberg warf ihm in seinen Memoiren vor, durch ungeschicktes Taktieren die Einkesselung der russischen fünften Armee bei Komarow verhindert zu haben" (Hamann, Habsburger, 382). Später doch wieder im Krieg installiert, wurde Peter Ferdinand von Kaiser Karl zum General der Infanterie bestellt und stand u. a. an der Tiroler Westfront im Gefecht. Nach dem Krieg anfänglich mit seiner Familie in der Schweiz domiziliert, kehrten der Erzherzog und seine Familie in den späten dreißiger Jahren nach

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris]
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        A nineteenth century Louis Vuitton trade card

      [Circa 1893]. Thin card, 83 x 121 mm, lithograph printed recto only in black on pale aqua; a very light stain at left hand edge, otherwise in fine condition. A rare early example of the trade card of the firm of Louis Vuitton, one of the most famous brands in history. The card gives the addresses of Louis Vuitton's iconic Paris store at 1, rue Scribe, in the highly fashionable district in the vicinity of the Place de l'Opéra, which had opened in 1871; and also of the London store at 454, Strand, which opened in 1885. Although the card was printed in Paris, it is in English (it advertises "Trunks and Bags") and has an extremely early London telephone number (simply Charing +). It is therefore likely that it was produced exclusively for the London store. The emblem at the centre shows the French flag, the Union Jack and the Stars and Stripes. This helps to date the card to around 1893, the year that George Vuitton visited the United States for the first time and Vuitton luggage was displayed at the World's Fair in Chicago. The address of the Vuitton workshops inAsnières-sur-Seine, now the home of the Louis Vuitton private museum, is printed across the bottom of the card.

      [Bookseller: Douglas Stewart Fine Books]
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        The Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication, Second Edition, Revised, Eighth Thousand

      Murray, London 1893 - 2 Vols. Pp, xiv, 473, 1 Works of Charles Darwin; x, 495 Contemporary half Morroco. Very good condition [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Anah Dunsheath RareBooks ABA ANZAAB ILAB]
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        Landschaft in Prinzbach (bei Biberach im Kinzigtal) in spätimpressionistischer Bildauffassung, signiert rechts unten. Blick ins Tal bei bewölktem Himmel mit umgebenden bewaldeten Hügeln, im Vordergrund rechts ein Bauernhaus und links ein Bauer mit Kuh auf der Wiese an einem Bachlauf. Ölgemälde auf Leinwand in Spannrahmen

      45 x 59 cm. Zeitgenössischer Holzrahmen. Rückseitig auf dem Spannrahmen mit alter handschr. Bezeichnung "Prinzbach bei Biberach (Kinzigtal)". - Heinrich Bühler (1893 Landau - 1986 Karlsruhe): Maler, 1903 Übersiedlung der Familie nach Offenburg, 1907 Lehre im Büro einer Glasmalerei. 1910-14 Studium an der Kunstakademie Karlsruhe nach dem Ersten Weltkrieg beendet er sein Studium an der Kunstakademie Karlsruhe (bei Friedrich Fehr und Walter Georgi). Ab 1924 als freischaffender Maler tätig. 1934 Beteiligung an der "Ständigen Kunstausstellung Baden-Baden. Jubiläumsausstellung" 1941 Beteiligung an der "Oberrheinischen Kunstausstellung" (Kunsthalle, Baden-Baden) Studienreisen nach Italien, Frankreich, Griechenland und in die Niederlande. - Heinrich Bühler malte vor allem Landschaften der badischen Region und Stillleben. Literatur: Mülfahrt, Leo (1987): Kleines Lexikon Karlsruher Maler Badenia-Verlag Karlsruhe S. 167. Sehr gut erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bernd Braun]
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