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        Rare signed albumin print

      1893. unbound. 9.25 x 7.75 inches mounted to 12 x 10 inches -- a gorgeous "Royal" portrait image by Elmer Chickering, with his embossed back stamp and 21 West Street address on recto, boldly signed on the back "To my dear dear daughter Louis Prang Nov 22, 1893." Condition: there is occasional spotting in the field with a two inch striation at the bottom right-hand margin. The corners of the mount are rounded. Overall very good. American printer who embraced the chromolithography process and went on to create and publish the first Christmas cards produced in America. His cards are generally accepted as the start of the greeting card industry in the United States. Spurred by the educational need to teach his young daughter art, Louis Prang developed the first non-toxic watercolor paints. In 1859 he founded the American Crayon Company and contracted exclusively with them to produce his watercolors and art supplies. In 1957 the company merged with Joseph Dixon Crucible Company, which is now known as Dixon Ticonderoga, makers of the famous #2 pencil. Their line of Prang school and art supplies is still their biggest selling commodity.

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        Hero & Leander.

      London: decorations designed and cut on the wood by Charles Ricketts and Charles Shannon at the Vale, printed by the Ballantyne Press and sold by Elkin Matthews and John Lane,, begun November 1893 and finished February 1894. Octavo. Original full vellum, gilt titles and decoration designed by Ricketts to spine and both sides, fore-edge untrimmed. Housed in a custom light blue card slipcase. Woodcut full-page frontispiece, six woodcut vignettes, initials and device at the end, all by Ricketts & Shannon. Spine a little faded, a few small spots and marks to covers, boards slightly bowing, sprays of small spots to some leaves nearer the end, nonetheless a very good copy, attractive and with the hinges all sound. First edition thus, one of 220 copies printed (of which 20 were hors commerce) of Ricketts & Shannon's printing of Christopher Marlowe's famous 1598 English rendering of the romantic mythological legend of Hero & Leander, with the contemporary continuation by poet and translator George Chapman (well known for his Homer). This scarce and beautiful fine press printing, which was one of three such productions by Ricketts and Shannon done "at the Vale" (their Chelsea home) before the official establishment of The Vale Press, was done to commemorate the 400 year anniversary of the first printing of Musaeus's 6th century Greek text of Hero & Leander by Aldus Manutius in Venice 1494.

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        Brehms Tierleben. Allgemeine Kunde des Tierreichs, 3. Auflage, Neuer Abdruck, Halbleder-Ausgabe, 10 + 1 Bände + Registerband.

      Leipzig, Bibliographisches Institut, 1893 - 1900. Hrsg. von Prof. Dr. Pechuel-Loesche. 10 Bände mit zusammen ca. 7.000 Seiten. Jeder Band mit ausgiebigem Sachregister und Autorenregister. Enthalten sind 1.800 Abbildungen im Text, 9 Karten über die Verbreitungsgebiete der Tierarten und 180 Tafeln in Farbendruck und Holzschnitt, die meisten davon Chromolithographien. Die dritte Auflage von Brehms Tierleben ist aufgrund der unübertroffenen Farbenpracht ihrer Chromolithographien, die sich in späteren Auflagen nur noch sporadisch wiederfinden, von Sammlern sehr geschätzt und die meistgesuchte Tier-Enzyklopädie überhaupt. Bd. 1: Säugetiere I (XVI, 702 S.) Bd. 2: Säugetiere II (XII, 708 S.) Bd. 3: Säugetiere III (XII, 744 S.) Bd. 4: Vögel I (XIV, 770 S.) Bd. 5: Vögel II (XIV, 713 S.) Bd. 6: Vögel III (XIV, 740 S.) Bd. 7: Kriechtiere und Lurche (XIV, 825 S.) Bd. 8: Fische (VVIII, Bd. 9: Insekten, Tausendfüßer und Spinnen (XXXII, 762 S.) Bd. 10: Niedere Tiere (XXVIII, 716 S.) (Bd. 11): Wilhelm Haacke: Die Schöpfung der Tierwelt. Mit 1 Karte und 469 Abbildungen im Text und auf 20 Tafeln in Farbendruck und Holzschnitt. Gesamt-Register (X, 179 S., 2 Bl.). Die Bände in sehr gutem, nahezu neuwertigem Zustand. Allenfalls eine Ecke leicht bestoßen, der Band Vögel 2 mit kleiner Druckstelle auf seitlicher Lederfläche. Seiten frisch und fleckenfrei. Alle Seidenhemdchen noch enthalten. Alle Chromolithographien ohne Verklebungen oder Anhaftungen. Die Bände wirken ungelesen. In toto sehr schönes, frisches Exemplar der gesuchten Tier-Enzyklopädie, wie es - vor allem mit den beiden seltenen Ergänzungsbänden - sonst kaum noch anzutreffen sein dürfte. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben).

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        Hartmann the Anarchist

      London: Edward Arnold, 1893.. FIRST EDITION, AUTHOR'S COPY with numerous notes. Octavo, pp.214. Adverts dated October 1893. Illustrated throughout. Publisher's pictorial red cloth with coated yellow endpapers. A heavily used/working copy, with boards detached and soiled, lacking spine, etc. Features many notes in ink and pencil, plus reviews copied out by the author to the endpapers. The flyleaf also includes the ownership signature of the author's wife. Purchased from Christies in 2005, with the original lot ticket included, and housed in a later yet vintage envelope bearing the typed note 'although this book is the worse for wear it is VERY RARE and VALUABLE'. Fawcett was a pioneer in many different areas, including colour photography, motoring, mountaineering, aeronautics, science fiction and philosophy. He wrote a number of fantasy novels and forecast landmark military events such as an aerial bombardment of London (The Blitz) and the first fictional account of armoured fighting vehicles 20 years before the first tanks would appear in the Great War. Douglas was the brother of Colonel Percy Fawcett, who famously led an expedition into the Amazonian rainforest in search of a fabled city, but was never seen again. In the absence of facts about his demise legends quickly grew up about the man and his fate, and he was reputed to have become the model for the fictional adventurer Indiana Jones.

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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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        Premières poésies 1856-1858

      Paul Lacomblez 1893 - - Paul Lacomblez, Bruxelles 1893, 13x18cm, relié. - Nouvelle édition, un des 12 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, seuls grands papiers après 8 Japon. Reliure à la bradel en demi maroquin bordeaux à coins, dos lisse, date dorée en queue, une éraflure en tête d'un mors, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, fragiles couvertures parcheminées et dos conservés (dos insolé comportant de petits manques), reliure signnée d' Alfred Farez. Bel exemplaire agréablement établi. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] New edition, one of 12 numbered copies on Holland paper, only large paper after 8 Japan. Binding to bradel half morocco burgundy with corners, back smooth, golden tail date, scratch head a bit, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, fragile parchment wrappers and back preserved and bound in (back insolated with small gaps), signnée binding Alfred Farez. Nice copy pleasantly established. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Poems. Printed After the Original Copies of Venus and Adonis, 1593. The Rape of Lucrece, 1594. Sonnets, 1609. The Lover's Complaint.

      Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1893 - Octavo (210 x 150 mm). Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in green morocco, gilt titles and box design to spine, raised bands, gilt floral decoration to covers, gilt inner dentelles, marbled endpapers. Occasional spotting to pages, an excellent copy. Printed in black and red. First Kelmscott edition, one of only 500 copies printed. Peterson A11.

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        Recherches sur les centres nerveux. Alcoolisme, folie des héréditaires dégénérés, paralysie générale, médecine légale

      [2], VII, [1bl.], 572pp., 7pl. Paris, Masson, 1893, in-8, [2], VII, [1bl.], 572pp, 7pl, demi-maroquin brun de l'époque, dos à nerfs et titre gravé en lettres dorées, 6 planches, un graphique dépliant en chromolithographie (figurant des diagrammes de la folie intermittente), nombreuses figures dans le texte. PREMIERE EDITION de la deuxième série des Recherches sur les centres nerveux, dont la première parut en 1876. Valentin Magnan propose dans cet ouvrage une définition clinique de l'absinthisme comme un syndrome particulier distinct de celui de l'alcoolisme et développe sa théorie de la dégénérescence appliquée à l'étiologie de la criminalité. Élève de Falret et de Baillarger, Valentin Magnan (1835-1916) exerça pas moins de 45 ans à l'Asile Sainte-Anne en tant que médecin-chef. Il s'intéressa de très près aux phénomènes de paralysie générale auxquels il consacra son mémoire, qui lui valut le prix Cirvieux à l'Académie de médecine en 1865, et sa thèse par la suite. D'autre part, il étudia aussi les signes physiques, intellectuels et moraux de la folie héréditaire et eut une part importante à l'amélioration des conditions de vie des aliénés en remplaçant la camisole par un maillot, et en favorisant la création de salles communes. Exemplaire en très bon état. Très légers frottements aux coiffes et aux coins. Exemplaire provenant de la bibliothèque du Dr Carrier de Lyon, avec son cachet ex-libris apposé sur les premiers feuillets des deux volumes. Semelaigne III, p. 201-222.

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        Anatomie des centres nerveux. Guide pour l'étude de leur structure à l'état normal et pathologique

      XX-508 pp. Paris, Georges Carré, 1893, in-8, XX-508 pp, demi-maroquin brun de l'époque, dos à faux nerfs, 184 figures sur bois dans le texte. Traduit de l'allemand sur la deuxième édition par le Dr J.-X. Coroënne. L'ouvrage a paru à l'origine en 1888 (Anleitung beim Studium des Baues der nervösen Central-Organe). Heinrich Obersteiner (1847-1922) fut professeur d'anatomie et de pathologie du système nerveux à l'Université de Vienne ; il est le fondateur l'Institut de neurologie de cette même ville. Cachet ex-libris de la bibliothèque du Dr Carrier de Lyon. Étiquette en pied du dos. Bon exemplaire. Fischer II, p. 1136.

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        Rare signed albumin print

      , 1893. 1893. unbound. 9.25 x 7.75 inches mounted to 12 x 10 inches -- a gorgeous "Royal" portrait image by Elmer Chickering, with his embossed back stamp and 21 West Street address on recto, boldly signed on the back "To my dear dear daughter Louis Prang Nov 22, 1893." Condition: there is occasional spotting in the field with a two inch striation at the bottom right-hand margin. The corners of the mount are rounded. Overall very good. American printer who embraced the chromolithography process and went on to create and publish the first Christmas cards produced in America. His cards are generally accepted as the start of the greeting card industry in the United States. Spurred by the educational need to teach his young daughter art, Louis Prang developed the first non-toxic watercolor paints. In 1859 he founded the American Crayon Company and contracted exclusively with them to produce his watercolors and art supplies. In 1957 the company merged with Joseph Dixon Crucible Company, which is now known as Dixon Ticonderoga, makers of the famous #2 pencil. Their line of Prang school and art supplies is still their biggest selling commodity.

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        Des polyèdres qui peuvent occuper dans l'espace plusieurs positions identiques en apparence

      demi-toile moderne à la Bruxelles, F. Hayez, 1893, in-4, demi-toile moderne à la bradel, pièce de titre en long, , 10 figures dans le texte. Première édition en tiré à part de ces observations, publiées à l'origine dans les Mémoires couronnés et mémoires des savants étrangers de l'Académie royale des Sciences, Lettres et Beaux-Arts de Belgique (tome 53). Minéralogiste et cristallographe originaire de Naples, frère d'Ernesto Cesàro, Giuseppe Raimondo Cesàro (1849-1939) mena des études très poussées sur la géométrie des minéraux et la cristallographie théorique et optique. Il fut professeur de mathématiques du futur roi Léopold III de Belgique.

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        Bordeaux und seine Weine nach ihren Lagen und Klassen geordnet von Edouard Feret. Erste deutsche Ausgabe nach der gleichzeitigen, sechsten französischen Ausgabe übertragen von Paul Wendt. Mit gegen 400 Ansichten hervorragender Weinschlösser, gezeichnet von Eug. Vergez.

      Stettin und Bordeaux, Friedr. Nagel (Paul Niekammer) / Feret et Fils 1893 - 19 x 13 cm. XVIII, 856 S., 10, [1] S. Anzeigen. Mit 11 gefalteten, farbigen Karten und ca. 400 Text-Holzstichen. Illustriertes Original-Ganzleinen mit reicher Goldprägung. Einband etwas berieben und bestossen. Rücken an Kopf und Schwanz mit kl. Einrissen. Etwas stockfleckig. Fromm II, 5425. Vgl. Bitting 93 u. Vicaire 186 (frz. Ausg.). Erste und einzige deutsche Ausgabe. Gesuchtes, unentbehrliches Handbuch; mit Karten und Abbildungen aller bedeutenden Schlösser; Angaben über Besitzer, Grösse und Mengen, Weinqualität, usw. Hier vorliegend eine unbeschriebene Einbandvariante mit goldgeprägtem Zusatz "Barkhausen & Co. Bordeaux" in der rechten unteren Ecke des Vorderdeckels. Der Familienbetrieb wurde 1869 gegründet und besteht in vierter Generation.

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        POEMS HERE AT HOME

      New York: Century Co., 1893. [viii], [7]-187,[1]pp. Small octavo. Olive green cloth, gilt extra, t.e.g. Illustrations by E. W. Kemble. A bit of rubbing and light soiling to cloth, some scattered light foxing, collector's bookplate, but a very good copy. Half morocco slipcase and chemise. First edition, BAL's first state (printing?), binding A. An excellent association copy, inscribed by Riley on publication day to historian and journalist, Clarence Clough Buell, who joined the staff of CENTURY MAGAZINE after leaving the NEW YORK TRIBUNE in 1881: "C. C. Buell, Esq. -- with hale [?] esteem of his old Hoosier friend, James Whitcomb Riley, Indianapolis, Ind. Oct. 10: - 1893 - - Recollection songs and things Sweeter'n the robin sings!" A considerable number of the poems herein were first printed in CENTURY MAGAZINE, starting in 1883. BAL 16600. RUSSON, pp. 46-50.

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        geschichten in wohlerhaltenen Exemplaren). - Vollständige Reihe der Schubert’schen naturgeschichtlichen Tafelwerke (zur Zoologie, Botanik, Geologie & Paläontologie sowie Humanbiologie) aus dem Verlag Schreibers. Zusammen 4 Bände. Esslingen, ohne Jahr, aber um 1880.

      München & Leipzig, R. Oldenbourg, 1876-1893. - Gr.-Oktav. Zeitgenössische Halblederbände mit reicher Rückenvergoldung. Von sehr schwachen Bereibungen der Einbandrücken abgesehen (vgl. nebenstehende Abbildung), vorzüglich erhalten. Die Titelblätter der ersten drei Bände mit Besitzerstempel des publikationsfreudigen, in Fachkreisen aber teils umstrittenen, jedoch keinesfalls unbedeutenden Geraer Amateurwissenschaftlers Rudolf Hundt (1889-1961). Erste Ausgabe. – DSB 14, 626; Darmstaedter S. 706. – Einzelbände des Werkes sind durchaus häufig, uniform und ansprechend gebundene Reihen wegen des langen Erscheinungszeitraumes, der Veröffentlichung in Lieferung und des sich schon während des Erscheinens oft nur auf Teile des Werkes beschränkenden Interesses des Fachpublikums dagegen sehr selten anzutreffen. Das Werk setzt sich wie folgt zusammen: I. Abtheilung: Paläozoologie (in vier Bänden) bestehend aus Bd. 1: Protozoa, Coelenterata, Echinodermata und Molluscoidea. 1876-1880. VIII, 765 (+1) S., mit 558 Holzschnitten; Bd. 2: Mollusca und Arthopoda. 1881-1885. 2 Bll., 893 (+1) S., mit 1109 Holzschnitten; Bd. 3: Vertebrata (Pisces, Amphibia, Reptilia, Aves). 1887-1890. XII, 900 S., mit 719 Holzschnitten; Bd. 4: Vertebrata ( Mammalia). 1891-1893. XI (+I), 799 (+1) S., mit 590 Holzschnitten; II. Abteilung: Paläophytologie (in einem Band). Begonnen von W. Ph. Schimper, fortgesetzt und vollendet von A. Schenk. 1890. XI (+I), 958 S., 1 Bl., mit 429 Originalholzschnitten. – Zittel war der führende Paläontologe des späten 19. Jahrhunderts im deutschsprachigen Raum und begründete mit vorliegendem, der Deszendenzlehre folgenden Werk „eine den neueren biogenetischen Anschauungen angepaßte Lehre dieser Wissenschaft" (Darmstaedter). 7500 g

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        Des éruptions cutanées chez les hystériques

      69 pp., [1] pp. Lyon, A. Rey, 1893, in-8, 69 pp, [1] pp, broché, couverture imprimée de l'éditeur, ÉDITION ORIGINALE de cette thèse sur les affections cutanées en cas d'hystérie, dédiée au professeur et médecin de Lyon, G. Roque. A travers cette étude, le Dr. Gauthier entendait démontrer que l'hystérie détermine, dans certains cas, des éruptions cutanées, et donner une étude générale de ces éruptions d'origine hystérique. Envoi signé de l'auteur à l'attention du docteur Carrier sur la page de faux-titre. Bon exemplaire, légers manques au dos. Ex-libris du docteur carrier sur le plat supérieur et la page de titre.

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        Maud A Monodrama

      London/Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1893. Limited First Edition. Hardcover. Good +. William Morris. Printed by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, Upper Mall, Hammersmith. Published by Macmillan & Co., Bedford Street, Strand. One of 500 copies on Batchelor handmade paper, plus 5 on vellum. 1 vol. 8vo. 5½" x 8" (14 x 20.25 cm). [iv], 69, [70, imprint] pp. First of the Kelmscott octavo books with a woodcut title. First state with uncorrected printer's errors in the text as follows: p. 16, last line, "edge" for "head"; p. 19, line 4 "myself to myself" for "myself from myself"; p. 26, line 18, "where" for "were"; p. 69, line 1 "the" omitted before "war". These errors were reset during printing, resulting, in effect, in two states of the book. Printed in Golden type, with stanza numbers in red. Wood-engraved title; two borders; one 12-linewoodcut initial and numerous 10-, and 6-line initials; and colophon designed by William Morris, "finished on the 11th day of August, 1893." Maud was a great money-spinner for Morris, as it was specially commissioned by Macmillan & Co., who bought all 500 copies. A tragic dramatic poem. The narrator being the unnamed lover of Maud. He kills her brother in a duel and must flee to France where he later learns that his love, Maud, has died, probably of a broken heart. The distressed poet loses his sanity and imagines he is dead. In the last part, his sanity is restored and he leaves to fight in the Crimean War. Elaborately decorated, contemporary full brown leather with tooled title to cover. Originally published in a limp vellum binding with yapp edges, silk ties and gilt spine, by J. and J. Leighton of London. All edge gilt. Spine badly chipped and now lacking leather covering of three of the raised bands. Chock stamp to the first blank, previous owner's name inked to second, else internally clean. Good + condition overall. [Peterson A17. Sparling 17. Tomkinson 112.]

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        Fabian Tracts, Nos. 1-50, including first editions of early tracts by Shaw, A Manifesto (London, 1884), To Provident Landlords and Capitalists (1885), The True Radical Programme (1887), et al.

      London: Various, 1893. Hardcover. Very Good. Bound in old maroon buckram gilt, edges slightly trimmed, some with original red wrapper covers bound in, various editions and with some in multiple editions with corrections and revisions. Contains some of George Bernard Shaw's earliest published pieces; he would become the Fabian Society's most prominent pamphleteer. Binding lightly used at the joints, contents VG. Unlike other collections of Fabian Tracts on the market that are reprints from the 1910s, this appears to be a compilation of the original publications from the 1880s and 1890s.

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        Utopia Now Revised by F.S. Ellis & Printed Again by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, Hammersmith

      London/Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1893. Limited First Edition. Limp Vellum. Very Good. One of only 300 copies printed on handmade paper, plus 8 on vellum. Sold by Reeves & Turner. 8vo (8 1/8 x 5 9/16 inches; 206 x 142 mm). [2, blank], xiv, 282, [1, colophon], [1, blank] pp. Printed in black and red on Flower paper in Chaucer type, the title in Troy type, both designed by William Morris, with shoulder notes and occasional lines of text in red; 2 woodcut borders (4 and 2), colophon vignette and 3-, 5-, 6- and 10-line initials throughout, all engraved by William Harcourt Hooper after designs by Morris. Kelmscott device on colophon page. Original limp vellum, yapp edges, with brown silk ties (two ribbon ties lacking on this copy, the remainin two somewhat frayed), the spine lettered in gilt. Internally crisp and clean. A very fine copy. Scranton ink ownership, dated "Sept. 23. 1897" at head of front free endpaper recto. From the Estate of former Pennsylvania Governor William W. Scranton and First Lady Mary L. Scranton. The main text reproduces the second edition of Ralph Robinson's English translation, first published in 1551. Morris printed Thomas More's UTOPIA because he felt it was the sort of book that belonged in every socialist's library. Morris' enthusiastic championing of More as a proto-communist, fighting against the "ugly brutality of commercialism" cost him, at least temporarily. An Eton schoolmaster placed an order for forty volumes, to be given to students as prizes. When he saw Morris' introduction he cancelled the order. Morris nevertheless sold out his entire press run of 300 copies within a year. Morris had intended to include a map of Utopia with this edition, but the illustration was never executed. [Peterson A16.]

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        The Life of Thomas Wolsey Cardinal Archbishop of York

      London/Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1893. Limited First Edition. Limp Vellum. Very Good. Sold by Reeves & Turner. One of 250 copies on paper, plus 6 on vellum. 8vo. 8¼" x 5¾" (20.8 x 14.5 cm). Full limp vellum with all green silk ties present. Yapp edges. Spine lettered in gilt. Uncut pages. [vii] (blanks), [i], iv, 287, [5] (blanks) pp. Printed on handmade paper in the Golden type, the woodcut border and numerous 10-line and smaller woodcut initials designed by William Morris. Light wear and soiling to boards. Cavendish was an usher in Wolsey's household between 1526 and 1530 and he wrote this book around 1557. It wasn't printed until a century later but many manuscript copies of it had been handed around so it was well-known. The first printed copy appeared in 1641 taken from one imperfect ms. Morris's aim was to put a more perfect text in print, taken from the author's autograph mansucript in the British Library and edited by F.S. Ellis. It makes fascinating reading with detailed insights into Wolsey's character and lowly beginnings. [Peterson A14.]

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        Gothic Architecture A Lecture for the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society

      London/Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1893. Limited First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. First edition, first issue (w/the the typos on pp.41 ["gilds"] & 45 ["Van Eyk"]), 5 5/8" x 4" (14.5 x 10 cm) 16mo, in publisher's linen spine over Holland-backed boards w/printed title to front cover, a.e. untrimmed, [i-ii], [1] 2-68 [69-72] pp. One of 500 copies printed in red & black Golden type on Kelmscott Flower handmade paper "by the Kelmscott Press during the Arts and Crafts Exhibition at the New Gallery, Regent Street, London, 1893. Sold by William Morris, Kelmscott Press, Upper Mall, Hammersmith" (colophon on p.68). The book was issued in 3 editions of 500 copies each. The decorative four-line initial letters are used here for the first time. And it was the first book to be printed in 16mo. Cover slightly soiled, else a near-fine copy. [Sparling: 18 Scott: p.93 Buxton Forman: 146. Walsdorf: 18.]

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        RUINER AF KLIPPBONINGAR I MESA VERDE'S CANONS

      Stockholm: P.A. Norstedt, 1893. [6],193,iv pp. plus map and seventeen plates. Numerous in- text illustrations. Folio. Original half morocco and green cloth, t.e.g. Slight shelf wear, else fine. An extraordinarily interesting and visually beautiful work on the cliff dwellers of Mesa Verde and environs, distinguished by twelve outstanding photogravure plates (on nine sheets, one double-sheet) of the cliff dwellings, evidently by the author, including views of Mountain Sheep Canyon, the Cliff Palace, the Balcony House, etc. These views are supplemented by several full- page tinted maps, and numerous other plates and illustrations after photos of artifacts, other ruins, etc. Nordenskiold made several expeditions in the late 19th century to the Southwest to study the cliff dwellers of Mesa Verde. Without a doubt, this is one of the most important and sophisticated works on this topic ever published. POWELL, SOUTHWESTERN CENTURY 69. HOWES N174. WYNAR 1654.

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        â€œCasey at the bat”

      New York: In McHale The Tuxedo reciter (1893), pages 49–50 First available edition, previously unknown, of "the best baseball poem that was ever written" (Spink); preceded mostly by newspaper printings 1888 etc, all unobtainable. This version comprises eight stanzas; it's set in Boston not Mudville; and it omits the author's name as usual before 1901. — In 8s (168 × 111 mm, 6? × 4? inches): 162 leaves paginated [i]–[vi], [5]–316 [317–318 blank], collated complete. Publisher's green cloth blocked in gilt, patterned endpapers, 1 + 1 flyleaves, top-edges gilt. OCLC 37000315 (NYPL only). Unknown to Gardner The annotated Casey at the bat (1984). Provenance: Anabel Bowman (Illinois) 1894, signature.

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        Stones of Venice

      London: George Allen, Sunnyside, Orpington, 1893. Full leather. Three volumes. Folio. Fifth edition. The Stones of Venice by John Ruskin. Illustrations drawn by the artist. Bound in full navy blue morocco, blind and gilt tooling to covers and spine, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt, blue marbled endpaper. Very good.

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        Autograph Letter Signed ("J.A.H. Murray") to Thomas Nadauld Brushfield

      Oxford, 1893. 3 pp pen and ink on folded sheet of personal stationery. 8vo. Faint horizontal folding creases, faint adhesive ghost along inner edge and blank margin of first page, but generally excellent. 3 pp pen and ink on folded sheet of personal stationery. 8vo. Editor of the Oxford English Dictionary to an important contributor. Sir James Augustus Henry Murray (1837-1915), the great lexicographer of the Oxford English Dictionary, writes to one of his more prolific contributors, Dr. Thomas Nadauld Brushfiled (1828-1910), thanking him for agreeing to undertake an unspecified task, and providing an internal view of the massive undertaking that was the OED. "We shall be glad to have it, I am glad that you can do it ... Will you kindly see that quotes (if there are any) or words of others than Scott are not given as his, but attributed to their authors & dates[.] The trouble caused by carelessness on the part of some of our readers - sane men too, and with good opinion of their own prowess - is exasperating. Only yesterday we found that a quotation sent to us for 'deaconry' and attributed to Sir Alexr. Grant a few years ago, was a quotation by him fr[o]m the Book of Discipline in 1575. I should have like to whip the reader at the cart's-tail, not from any personal dislike, but out of a kindly regard for his welfare, & 'to whip the offending Adam out of him.' I have had to mark against him '--'s slips never to be used exc. in case of need, & then with caution.'" Murray goes on to congratulate Brushfield on his "delightful" President's Address to the Devonshire Association.A physician by profession and a pioneer of humane methods of treatment of the insane, Brushfield contributed more than 72,000 slips to the Oxford English Dictionary. By the time of this letter he retired to the south Devon coast near Hayes Barton, birthplace of Walter Raleigh. He served as president of the Devonshire Association in 1893-94, and through its auspices published a series of papers on Raleigh which made significant contributions to the field (ODNB).

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        Premières poésies 1856-1858

      New edition, one of 12 numbered copies on Holland paper, only large paper after 8 Japan.Binding to bradel half morocco burgundy with corners, back smooth, golden tail date, scratch head a bit, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, fragile parchment wrappers and back preserved and bound in (back insolated with small gaps), signnée binding Alfred Farez.Nice copy pleasantly established. Paul Lacomblez Bruxelles 1893 13x18cm relié

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        A Complete Set of the Fur, Feather and Fin Series.

      Longmans, Green, London. 1893 - 1906 - First edition. Octavo. Twelve volumes. Large paper issue, this being copy 92 of 157 numbered sets. Illustrations. Parchment-backed cloth, lettered in gilt. Printed on mould-made paper. All but three of the volumes are unopened.1) Macpherson, H.A., Stuart-Wortley. A.J. and Saintsbury, George. The Partridge. 1893. pp.vi, 276. Illustrations by A.J. Stuart-Wortley, A. Thorburn and C. Whymper.2) Macpherson, H.A., Stuart-Wortley. A.J. and Saintsbury, George. The Grouse. 1894. pp.viii, 293. Illustrations by A.J. Stuart-Wortley and A. Thorburn. 3) Macpherson, H.A., Stuart-Wortley. A.J. and Shand, Alexander Innes. The Pheasant. 1895. pp.vi, 265. Illustrations by A. Thorburn. 4) Macpherson, H.A., Cameron of Lochiel, Viscount Ebrington and Shand, Alexander Innes. Red Deer. pp.viii, 320. Illustrations by J. Charlton and A. Thorburn.5) Macpherson, H.A., Lascelles, Gerald, Richardson, Charles, Gibbons, J.S., Longman, G.H. and Herbert, Kenney. The Hare. 1896. pp.viii, 263. Illustrations by G.D. Gilrd. Archibald Thorburn and C. Whymper.6) Gathorne-Hardy, A.E., Pennant, Claud Douglas, Shand, Alexander Innes. The Salmon. 1898. pp. [xiv], 267. Illustrations by Douglas Adams and Charles Whymper.7) The Marquess of Granby, Custance, F.H. and Shand, Alexander Innes. The Trout. 1898. pp.[x], 272. Illustrations by Illustrations by J.E. Grace; photographs. 8). Harting, James Edmund and Shand, Alexander Innes. The Rabbit. 1898. pp.[x], 256. Illustrations by Archibald Thorburn, G.E. Lodge, S. Alken and Charles Wymper. 9) Senior, William, Bickerdyke, John, Pope, W.H. and Shand, Alexander Innes. Pike and Perch. 1900. pp.[x], 279. Illustrations by George Roller; photographs.10) Shaw, L.H. De Visme, Ussher, Richard J. and Shand, Alexander Innes. Snipe and Woodcock. 1903. pp.[x], 298. Illustrations by Archibald Thorburn and Charles Whymper. 11) Shaw, L.H. De Visme, Pope, W.H. and Shand, Alexander Innes. Wild-Fowl. 1905 pp.[x], 278. Illustrations by Archibald Thorburn and Charles Whymper.12) Dale, Thomas F. The Fox. 1906. pp.[xii], 238. Illustrations by A. Thorburn and G.D. Giles. The front pastedowns of the first three volumes bear the bookplate of Charles Plumtre Johnson (1853-1938), Justice of the Peace and Director of Legal and General Assurance Society. Covers a little marked and scuffed in places and darkened at spines. Tear to spine of one volume repaired. Very good set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE 1,000,000 POUND BANK NOTE AND OTHER NEW STORIES

      New York: Charles L. Webster Company, 1893. First Edition. Hardcover. Small tear to front blank. Fine, bright copy. Dan Beard. Decorated brown cloth. BAL 3436. Frontispiece illustration by Dan Beard; 9-page publisher's catalogue at rear.

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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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        Maggie: A Girl of the Streets

      Johnston Smith, New York 1893 - No markings. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Very clean, crisp, and tight copy. Our copy has been rebound in a soft leather binding (see photo) with marbled endpapers (see photo), cover page of wraps (see photo), and title page (see photo). Title page and pages 3 through 8 have restoration with archival tape on bottom edge only. Edges may have been trimmed. Our copy measures 4 13/16" x 7". This was Stephen Crane's first book, published under a pseudonym. Not Ex-Library. All books offered from DSB are stocked at our store in Fayetteville, AR. Save on shipping by ordering multiple titles. 193pp. Softcover Very Good Condition Size: 4 13/16" x 7" English Text [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        La haute science revue documentaire de la tradition ésotérique et du symbolisme religieux

      - Librairie de l'art indépendant, Paris 1893-1894, 13,5x21cm, relié. - First Edition. Bound in mezzo roano caramello. Molti contributi, compresi quelli di JK Huysmans, Jules Bois, Louis Menard e Pierre chiglia. Rare. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure en demi basane caramel. Nombreuses contributions dont celles de J.-K. Huysmans, Jules Bois, Louis Ménard et Pierre Quillard. Rare.

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        Report on Mombasa Victoria Lake railway survey

      London H. M. S. O 1893 - First edition. folio 124 pp., 7 large folding maps, original blue wrappers, a fine example. Report C. - 7025. Built during the Scramble for Africa, the Uganda Railway was the one genuinely strategic railway to be constructed in tropical Africa at that time. The Uganda Railway was named after its ultimate destination, for its entire original 660-mile length actually lay in what would become Kenya. Construction began at the port city of Mombasa in British East Africa in 1896 and finished at the line's terminus, Kisumu, on the eastern shore of Lake Victoria, in 1901. With their new steam-powered access to Uganda, the British could transport people and soldiers to ensure their domination of the region. The railway was a huge logistical achievement and became strategically and economically vital for both Uganda and Kenya. It helped to suppress slavery, by removing the need for humans in the transport of goods, but this came at a high price - 2,498 workers died during its construction. The incidents for which the building of the railway may be best remembered are the killings of a number of construction workers in 1898, during the building of a bridge across the Tsavo River. Hunting mainly at night, a pair of maneless male lions stalked and killed at least 28 Indian and African workers – although some accounts put the number of victims as high as 135. All this is described in Patterson's Man-Eaters of Tsavo, 1907. Not located in Temperley & Penson. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        DAPHNIS AND CHLOE A Most Sweet and Pleasant Pastoral for Young Ladies

      Vale Press printed by the Ballantyne Press and sold by Elkin Mathews and John Lane, 1893.. Limited edn (210). 4to. Original elaborately gilt tooled full crimson morocco, top edge gilt (Fine). Pp. 106, illus with woodcuts and decorated initials in text by Charles Shannon and Charles Ricketts (previous owner's engraved armorial bookplate on front paste-down; no inscriptions). .

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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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        THE LIFE OF CAPTAIN SIR RICHARD F. BURTON (2 Vols., Complete); With Numerous Portraits, Illustrations and MapsTylston and Edwards

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1893. First Edition. Leather_bound. Very Good Plus. 606 pp. and 664 pp., (451 pp. text, 77 p. consisting of 9 appendices, and 36 p. index.) Custom deluxe binding Three-quarter light-brown French levant morocco over beige, linen cloth boards. Matching linen endpapers. Top edge gilt. Gilt lettering to spine. Five raised bands, ruled in gilt, with compartments double-ruled in gilt. 31 illustrations (photographs, drawings, section of maps, and several chromolithograph plates. One illustration, opposite p. 168, appears to be missing, but not removed, which may mean the publisher neglected to include it in the first place. Blank bookplate to both front pastedowns., one detached with no residue (never affixed?). Very occasional light, and neat pencil bracketing, and Recent repairs conserving of these volumes, which include reinforcing the joints, and leather patching to top of both spines. a very nice job. A very presentable, although not perfect, 2-volume biography of one of the most colorful and adventurous figures to cut a swathe through the Nineteenth Century. Isabel Burton's photo and to frontis. After Sir Richard's death, it is said his widow burnt a large number of papers, journals and Burton's revision to The Perfumed Garden, which some say he considered his true magnum opus, claiming "his spirit" told her to do this. So it goes. On a page preceding her foreword, the widow dedicates a "Consecration". She writes: "TO MY EARTHLY MASTER Who is Waiting for Me on Heaven's Frontiers: Whilst waiting to rejoin you, I leave as a message to the world we inhabited, the record of the Life into which both our lives were fused. Would that I could write as well as I can love, and do you that justice, that honor which you deserve! I will do my best, and I then I will leave it to more brilliant pens, whose wielders will feel less -- and write better. Meet me soon. I wait the signal!"

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        MORE PLEASANT SURPRISES FOR CHICKS OF ALL SIZES

      - MOVEABLE. (NISTER) MORE PLEASANT SURPRISES FOR CHICKS OF ALL SIZES, verses by Fred. E. Weatherly, Clifton Bingham and others. London: Nister, no date [1893]. Folio (10 1/4 x 12 3/4"), cloth backed pictorial boards, some edge rubbing and usual wear to tabs else a VG+ clean and bright copy of a book usually found in wretched condition. This is a wonderful VICTORIAN TRANSFORMATION BOOK with 8 fine chromolithographed tab-operated plates. When the reader pulls the tab, the slatted illustration dissolves to reveal another picture below (done by an un-named artist). All except one involve little children at play or with pets and one has a marvelous humanized stork that turns into a humanized puffin. Each plate faces a page of verse with charming illustrations in line. See Peeps Into Nisterland p. 313. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Sportsman's Manual in Quest of Game in Kullu, Lahoul, & Ladak, to the Tso Morari Lake, with notes on shooting in Spiti, Bara Bagahal, Chamb, & Kashmir, and a detailed description of Sport in more than 139 Nalas.

      Thacker, Spink and Co, Calcutta. 1893 - First edition. Small octavo. pp viii, 128. Eight folding maps. Original mustard cloth lettered in black.Early (1905) ownership signature on front pastedown. Flecks of ink on page v. Covers slightly dusty and marked. Very good. Very scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Schiffe im winterlichen Hafen. Original-Aquarell.

      Bildmaß: 14 x 26 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), alt unter Passepartout und Glas gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 35 x 45,5 cm ). Vom Künstler rechts unten mit *H.Leitner, 1893* signiert und datiert. Das Blatt von guter Erhaltung, das Glas des Rahmens mit kleinen Bereibungen, der Rahmen gering fleckig. ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) ( Lagerort Richey--1.OG )

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        THE LIFE OF CAPTAIN SIR RICHARD F. BURTON (2 Vols., Complete); With Numerous Portraits, Illustrations and MapsTylston and Edwards

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1893. First Edition. Leather_bound. Very Good Plus. 606 pp. and 664 pp., (451 pp. text, 77 p. consisting of 9 appendices, and 36 p. index.) Custom deluxe binding Three-quarter light-brown French levant morocco over beige, linen cloth boards. Matching linen endpapers. Top edge gilt. Gilt lettering to spine. Five raised bands, ruled in gilt, with compartments double-ruled in gilt. 31 illustrations (photographs, drawings, section of maps, and several chromolithograph plates. One illustration, opposite p. 168, appears to be missing, but not removed, which may mean the publisher neglected to include it in the first place. Blank bookplate to both front pastedowns., one detached with no residue (never affixed?). Very occasional light, and neat pencil bracketing, and Recent repairs conserving of these volumes, which include reinforcing the joints, and leather patching to top of both spines. a very nice job. A very presentable, although not perfect, 2-volume biography of one of the most colorful and adventurous figures to cut a swathe through the Nineteenth Century. Isabel Burton's photo and to frontis. After Sir Richard's death, it is said his widow burnt a large number of papers, journals and Burton's revision to The Perfumed Garden, which some say he considered his true magnum opus, claiming "his spirit" told her to do this. So it goes. On a page preceding her foreword, the widow dedicates a "Consecration". She writes: "TO MY EARTHLY MASTER Who is Waiting for Me on Heaven's Frontiers: Whilst waiting to rejoin you, I leave as a message to the world we inhabited, the record of the Life into which both our lives were fused. Would that I could write as well as I can love, and do you that justice, that honor which you deserve! I will do my best, and I then I will leave it to more brilliant pens, whose wielders will feel less -- and write better. Meet me soon. I wait the signal!"

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        Fabian Tracts, Nos. 1-50, including first editions of early tracts by Shaw, A Manifesto (London, 1884), To Provident Landlords and Capitalists (1885), The True Radical Programme (1887), et al.

      Various, London 1893 - Bound in old maroon buckram gilt, edges slightly trimmed, some with original red wrapper covers bound in, various editions and with some in multiple editions with corrections and revisions. Contains some of George Bernard Shaw's earliest published pieces; he would become the Fabian Society's most prominent pamphleteer. Binding lightly used at the joints, contents VG. Unlike other collections of Fabian Tracts on the market that are reprints from the 1910s, this appears to be a compilation of the original publications from the 1880s and 1890s. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Some Rebel Relics From the Seat of War

      Nashville: Publishing House of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1893. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good +. 12mo. [2], 315pp., [1]. Front illustration. Gray cloth hardcover with gilt stamped Confederate soldier and red and green floral design on front cover. Floral design and gilt stamped title on spine. Very light shelf wear to cloth binding. Goodloe was a First Lieutenant in Company D, Thirty-fifth Regiment Alabama Volunteer Infantry. He was a member of John L. McEwen's Bivouac No. 4. Tall Cotton 70; Dornbusch II 67; Nevins I p. 95, "These valuable memoirs by an Alabama soldier recount incidents of the war in the west; indispensable for any study of the Confederate Army of Tennessee.

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        PERSONAL NARRATIVE OF A PILGRIMAGE TO AL-MADINAH AND MECCAH (2 Vols., Complete); THE MEMORIAL EDITION OF THE WORKS OF CAPTAIN SIR RICHARD F. BURTON

      Tylston and Edwards, 1893. First Thus. Leather_bound. Very Good Plus. First Memorial Edition (from the Third Edition). 436 pp. and 479 pp., including a 64-p. index. Custom deluxe binding, with original cloth covering removed from old boards and bound-in. Three-quarter light-brown levant morocco over beige, linen cloth boards. Matching linen endpapers. Top edge gilt. Gilt lettering to spine. Five raised bands, ruled in gilt, with compartments double-ruled in gilt. More than fifty illustrations, of which five are chromolithograph plates, and 9 tinted. Several folding maps, at least one of which is color, and several folding diagrams/plans. Dime-sized chip out of top corner of leather at top of spine, Volume II. Blank bookplate to both front pastedowns. Joints recently repaired by conservator, which included reattaching front board on one volume, and reinforcing the other. Headcap Volume II restored with Japan paper. Ribbon marker detached from headband. Lovely set of one of Burton's most well-known works. Isabel Burton's photo and to frontis. After Sir Richard's death, it is said his widow burnt a large number of papers, journals and Burton's revision to The Perfumed Garden, which some say he considered his true magnum opus, claiming "his spirit" told her to do this. So it goes.

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        Travel And Adventure In South-East Africa

      - Being The Narrative Of The Last Eleven Years Spent By The Author On The Zambesi And Its Tributaries; With An Account Of The Colonisation Of Mashunaland And The Progress Of The Gold Industry In That Country. London, 1893. Light orange cloth with gilt vignettes, black titles to spine. Bookplate of Perry Alport Molteno - lawyer, shipping magnate and liberal MP [1906-18] born in Cape Colony South Africa, many black and white illustrations and photographs either full paged or within the text, colour map of South Africa of the author's routes just before the index, publisher's advertisements at the end. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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