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        Liebig-Bilder-Serie: ( Véritable Extrait de Viande Liebig ): Sanguinetti-Nummer 376: Une meprise regrettable.

      ( Liebig-Bilder-Serie in Chromolithographie gedruckt, teils unter Verwendung von Gold und Silber. Bildgröße 10 x 7 cm: Katalognummer und Erscheinungsjahr nach dem Katalog von Sanguinetti ermittelt: Serie in französischer Sprache ): Hier die Serie Nummer 376: " Une meprise regrettable " aus dem Jahrgang 1893 ( Diese Serie ist nur in Frankreich und Spanien erschienen / italienischer Titel hierzu: " Equivoco spiacevole " ). Gezeigt werden 6 Bilder einer Diebstahlsszene mit überraschendem Ausgang. Von insgesamt guter Erhaltung. ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available )

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      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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        Vom tropischen Tieflande zum ewigen Schnee

      Leipzig, Fischer, 1893. - eine malerische Schilderung des schönsten Tropenlandes Venezuela. In Wort und Bild. Mit 12 farbigen chromolithographischen Tafeln, 54 Textabbildungen, 2 Blatt, 75 Seiten, 1 Blatt, illustriertes Originalleinen, 43 x 32 cm, Einband etwas berieben, am oberen Rand etwas verfärbt, innen gut.

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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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        By Moorland and Sea ... Illustrated, etc

      Elliot Stock, 1893. Hardcover. Used; Good. Hardcover; English language; No jacket; 12mo - over 6.75" - 7.75" tall; good condition. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

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        Bulletin of the Bureau of Rolls and Library of the Department of States. Numbers 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11 Part 2.

      Washington: GPO, 1893-1905 passim - these numbers only; Number 2 is the Serial Set printing, others the Bureau printing; size varies but all quarto, ex library in later cloth, some paper sides bound in but most chipped, general age toning, good. Photos available upon request.

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        The Importance of Being Earnest - A Trivial Comedy for serious People, in Three Acts. [Price One Shilling and Sixpence Net]. First Edition / Original Acting Edition (Textbook).

      12,5 x 18,5 cm. [6], 52, [2] pages (with notice of Acting rights on pastedown and 2 pages of advertised works, published by French, in the back). Original printed wrappers (Softcover). Spinestrip damaged with more than two thirds missing. Bookblock a little shaky. But front and rear wrappers in very good condition besides a smaller, closed tear to front wrapper. Minor signs of foxing only. Few marginal notes in the text and some underlining in ink. COPAC locates only 6 copies worldwide (and all of them falsely mention 1893 as issue date, which results from the mentioning of the date on the titlepage as "Copyright , October 1893". On the Character - page below the title it correctly reads: "Played for the first time at the St.James's Theatre, on Thursday, February 14th, 1895". Remarkably rare and desirable collector's item of Wilde's masterpiece. Stuart Mason - Bibliography of Oscar Wilde - No. 384 (page 431). Later impression of the First Edition of the so-called "Acting Edition", containing an unrevised text ! This one sown, not wired. Barely any of these Textbooks survived. [The Dramatic Works of Oscar Wilde]. The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People is a play by Oscar Wilde. First performed on 14 February 1895 at the St James's Theatre in London, it is a farcical comedy in which the protagonists maintain fictitious personæ in order to escape burdensome social obligations. Working within the social conventions of late Victorian London, the play's major themes are the triviality with which it treats institutions as serious as marriage, and the resulting satire of Victorian ways. Contemporary reviews all praised the play's humour, though some were cautious about its explicit lack of social messages, while others foresaw the modern consensus that it was the culmination of Wilde's artistic career so far. Its high farce and witty dialogue have helped make The Importance of Being Earnest Wilde's most enduringly popular play. The successful opening night marked the climax of Wilde's career but also heralded his downfall. The Marquess of Queensberry, whose son Lord Alfred Douglas was Wilde's lover, planned to present the writer with a bouquet of rotten vegetables and disrupt the show. Wilde was tipped off and Queensberry was refused admission. Soon afterwards their feud came to a climax in court, where Wilde's homosexual double life was revealed to the Victorian public and he was eventually sentenced to imprisonment. His notoriety caused the play, despite its early success, to be closed after 86 performances. After his release, he published the play from exile in Paris, but he wrote no further comic or dramatic work.After the success of Wilde's plays Lady Windermere's Fan and A Woman of No Importance, Wilde's producers urged him to write further plays. In July 1894 he mooted his idea for The Importance of Being Earnest to George Alexander, the actor-manager of the St James's Theatre. Wilde summered with his family at Worthing, where he wrote the play quickly in August. His fame now at its peak, he used the working title Lady Lancing to avoid pre-emptive speculation of its content. Many names and ideas in the play were borrowed from people or places the author had known Lady Queensberry, Lord Alfred Douglas's mother, for example, lived at Bracknell. There is widespread agreement among Wilde scholars that the most important influence on the play was W. S. Gilbert's 1877 farce Engaged Wilde borrowed from Gilbert not only several incidents but, in Russell Jackson's phrase "the gravity of tone demanded by Gilbert of his actors". Wilde continually revised the text over the next months: no line was left untouched, and "in a play so economical with its language and effects, [the revisions] had serious consequences". Sos Eltis describes Wilde's revisions as a refined art at work: the earliest, longest handwritten drafts of the play labour over farcical incidents, broad puns, nonsense dialogue and conventional comic turns. In revising as he did, "Wilde transformed standard nonsense into the more systemic and disconcerting illogicality which characterises Earnest's dialogue". Richard Ellmann argues that Wilde had reached his artistic maturity and wrote this work more surely and rapidly than before. Wilde hesitated about submitting the script to Alexander, worrying that it might be unsuitable for the St James's Theatre, whose typical repertoire was relatively serious, and explaining that it had been written in response to a request for a play "with no real serious interest". When Henry James's Guy Domville failed, Alexander turned to Wilde and agreed to put on his play. Alexander began his usual meticulous preparations, interrogating the author on each line and planning stage movements with a toy theatre. In the course of these rehearsals Alexander asked Wilde to shorten the play from four acts to three. Wilde agreed and combined elements of the second and third acts. The largest cut was the removal of the character of Mr. Gribsby, a solicitor who comes from London to arrest the profligate "Ernest" (i.e., Jack) for his unpaid dining bills. Algernon, who is posing as "Ernest", will be led away to Holloway Jail unless he settles his accounts immediately. Jack finally agrees to pay for Ernest, everyone thinking that it is Algernon's bill when in fact it is his own. The four-act version was first played on the radio in a BBC production and is still sometimes performed. Peter Raby argues that the three-act structure is more effective, and that the shorter original text is more theatrically resonant than the expanded published edition. The play was first produced at the St James's Theatre on Valentine's Day 1895. It was freezing cold but Wilde arrived dressed in "florid sobriety", wearing a green carnation. The audience, according to one report, "included many members of the great and good, former cabinet ministers and privy councillors, as well as actors, writers, academics, and enthusiasts". Allan Aynesworth, who played Algernon Moncrieff, recalled to Hesketh Pearson that "In my fifty-three years of acting, I never remember a greater triumph than [that] first night". Aynesworth was himself "debonair and stylish", and Alexander, who played Jack Worthing, "demure". The Marquess of Queensberry, the father of Wilde's lover Lord Alfred Douglas (who was on holiday in Algiers at the time), had planned to disrupt the play by throwing a bouquet of rotten vegetables at the playwright when he took his bow at the end of the show. Wilde and Alexander learned of the plan, and the latter cancelled Queensberry's ticket and arranged for policemen to bar his entrance. Nevertheless, he continued harassing Wilde, who eventually launched a private prosecution against the peer for criminal libel, triggering a series of trials ending in Wilde's imprisonment for gross indecency. Alexander tried, unsuccessfully, to save the production by removing Wilde's name from the billing, but the play had to close after only 86 performances. The play's original Broadway production opened at the Empire Theatre on 22 April 1895, but closed after sixteen performances. Its cast included William Faversham as Algy, Henry Miller as Jack, Viola Allen as Gwendolen, and Ida Vernon as Lady Bracknell. The Australian premiere was in Melbourne on 10 August 1895, presented by Dion Boucicault, Jr. and Robert Brough, and the play was an immediate success. Wilde's downfall in England did not affect the popularity of his plays in Australia. Wilde's two final comedies, An Ideal Husband and The Importance of Being Earnest, were still on stage in London at the time of his prosecution, and they were soon closed as the details of his case became public. After two years in prison with hard labour, Wilde went into exile in Paris, sick and depressed, his reputation destroyed in England. In 1898, when no-one else would, Leonard Smithers agreed with Wilde to publish the two final plays. Wilde proved to be a diligent reviser, sending detailed instructions on stage directions, character listings and the presentation of the book, and insisting that a playbill from the first performance be reproduced inside. Ellmann argues that the proofs show a man "very much in command of himself and of the play". Wilde's name did not appear on the cover, it was "By the Author of Lady Windermere's Fan". His return to work was brief though, as he refused to write anything else, "I can write, but have lost the joy of writing". (Wikipedia)

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        32 issues of the supplement (Ergänzungsheft) to Pettermanns Mitteilungen]

      Gotha: Justus Perthes. 1874-1893. - 4:o. 28 x 19- 23 cm. Each issue contains between 34 and 272 pages and between 1 and 8 maps, except supplement 107 with no maps, as issued. The information in Petermanns Mitteilungen was the most accurate and up-to-date geographic information available in the second half of the 19th century. All the information and maps are original works by the carthographers in Gotha. Geographic information from all over the world was steadily sent to the experts at Justus Perthes.They usually recieved it ahed of all others because they were the most prestigous of carthographic institutions. Some of the subjects discussed in the present supplements are: the population of the world (7 supplements), Ithaka, the Cordillian Mountains near Bogota, fishing, Böhmerwald, scientific expeditions, Atlas Mountains, North Abessinia, Sao Pedro Rio Grande do Sul, Lenkas Island, geognostics of North Africa, windroses, currents in the North Sea, earth magnetism of Europe and Asia, distribution of plants in the world, Cossacks, Sierra de Estrella, athmospheric circulation, deltas and so on. The issues for sale here are: 35, 38, 49, 55, 56,58, 60, 61, 62, 73, 66, 68, 69, 70, 71, 74, 76, 78, 79, 81, 83, 86, 90, 95, 96, 97, 98, 101, 103, 104, 107 and 109. Printed paper covers. A couple of supplements have loose back covers. One partly disbound. Some nicks and creases to the cover margins and spines. Small paper losses to some spines. Nine supplements with a blue crayon marking at the top of the front cover (erasable), which probably was made by the legendary swedish antiquarian Book Shop Björck & Börjesson. Interiors in very nice condition.

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      CANTU' CESARE  STORIA DEGLI ITALIANI PER CESARE CANTU UTET 1893 6 Volumi in-4°, bella legatura in mezza pelle, stemma nobiliare sul contropiatto anteriore. Mezza pelle

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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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      UK. Cassell 1893 - Hardcover, First Edition, nice bright boards with slight rubs to spine ends & corners, some browning to endpapers, previous owners inscription dated 1893 on the half title page. 6 full page illustrations, also some smaller illustrations, some pages have a bit of foxing but generally a clean copy, 191 pages plus a catalogue at the rear. Very Good condition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ohne Titel. Aus: Gefäße. [3 signierte Original-Lithografien / 3 signed original lithographs].

      Julius Bissier, (eigentlich Julius Heinrich Bissier), geboren 1893 in Freiburg im Breisgau gestorben 1965 in Ascona. 3 Original-Lithografien. Nummer 52 von 100 nummerierten und von Julius (Jules) Bissier signierten Original-Lithografien auf Bütten. Maße Blätter: 30,0 x 36,5 cm. Maße Abbildungen/Platten: ca. 26 x 26 cm. Sehr gute Exemplare. 3 original lithographs. Number 52 of 100 numbered and signed original lithographs by Julius (Jules) Bissier. Measure sheets: 30,0 x 36,5 cm. Measure images/plates: ca. 26 x 26 cm. Fine condition.

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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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        Australian Lepidoptera and their Transformations. Drawn from the life by Harriet and Helena Scott; with descriptions, general and systematic, by A.W. Scott

      Sydney: Australian Museum, 1893. Wrappers a bit chipped; some intermittent browning and foxing, as usual, plates well preserved, a very good set.. Five folio parts comprising letterpress and a total of 21 lithographic plates (18 handcoloured), original decorated green tinted wrappers; preserved in a custom built folding cloth case. A beautiful Australian natural history production, now increasingly scarce on the market as a complete publication.Alexander Scott published the first volume of Australian Lepidoptera in London in 1864. It contains nine plates after original drawings by his daughters Harriet and Helena, and was issued in an edition of 100 copies only (of which 25 were sold in Australia). The first edition of the first volume is now a rare book and not forthcoming on the market.Some years after the decease of Alexander in 1883, Harriet and Helena instigated the completion of their father's cherished project, and the remaining parts were published by the Australian Museum in Sydney between 1890-1893. Given the scarcity of the first volume, the Museum reissued it with a facsimile of the 1864 title page (this section was published in 1899 and bears that date on the facsimile title page).The second volume contains plates numbered 10 to 21; attractively Harriet and Helena prepared the lithographic stones which were then printed in Sydney. Some years previously, the sisters received printmaking knowledge from a Hunter Valley neighbour, Samuel Thomas Gill, a skilled artist renowned for his lithographs of goldfields scenes. The plates for Australian Lepidoptera were then sent to be handcoloured in England, using original artworks by the sisters as a guideThis is an complete example of Australian Lepidoptera, with the suite of 21 plates present (numbers 1-18 are handcoloured). It has been the unfortunate fate of many sets to be dispersed with the prints individually framed, and the letterpress by Alexander Scott discarded.Full collation of the five parts as follows:Vol. 1 -, 30 pp., facsimile title-page [dated 1899] plates 1-9 in series (interleaved with caption letterpress leaves).Vol. 2. Part I. title-page, 11 pp., plates 10-12 (interleaved, as above); some browning of the letterpress, as usual for this paper stock.Vol. 2. Part II. decorated wrappers, pp.11-18, plates 13-15 in series, interleaved.Vol. 2. Part III. decorated wrappers, pp.19-26, plates 16-18 in series, interleaved.Vol. 2. Part IV. decorated wrappers, pp.27-36, plates 19-21 in series (not coloured), interleaved.

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        Stray Sport

      Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood, 1893. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. 2 volumes. first ed. 304 & 293 pp. ill. By the author of a number of sporting books on Indian hill and plains game, this is perhaps his best known, most popular title. Much on tiger hunting and pig sticking. Lovely near fine copy in orig. gilt cloth. Great condition.

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        Catalogue of the Snakes in the British Museum Vols. I-III

      Boulenger, G.A.. 1893-1896. Catalogue of the Snakes in the British Museum (Natural History)., Vol. I. Families Typhlopidae, Glauconiidae, Boidae, Ilysiidae, Uropeltidae, Xenopeltidae and Colubridae Aglyphae, Part. - Vol. II. Family Colubridae. - Vol. III. Families Colubridae (Opisthoglyphae and Prpteroglyphae), Amblycephalidae and Viperidae. London, Trustees British Museum. Vol. I: Mit 28 lithographischen Tafeln, 26 Abbildungen und zahlreichen Tabellen im Text, XIII, 448 S., 17 Seiten (List of Publications) Vol. II: Mit 20 lithographischen Tafeln, 25 Abbildungen und zahlreichen Tabellen im Text, XI, 382 S., 18 Seiten (List of Publications) Vol. III: Mit 25 lithographischen Tafeln, 37 Abbildungen und zahlreichen Tabellen im Text, XIV, 727 S., 19 Seiten (List of Publications). Insgesamt ein noch gutes Set der recht seltenen Originalausgabe. Gr.-8 (ca. 23 x 15 cm), braune, zeitgenössische, den Orig. Einbänden nachempfundene Lwdbde. mit abgesetzem Rückentitel. Second Edition. Ex.-Lib. mit den üblichen Stempeln.

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      Elkin Mathews and John Lane at the Sign of the Bodley Head, London. 1893 - First edition. Narrow octavo. pp xxxviii. Decorated cloth gilt designed by Charles Ricketts. Number 194 of 250 copies. Twenty-eight poems. Hand-made paper. The author's first significant publication and one of the key books of the 1890's. The poems are dedicated variously to Oscar Wilde, Paul Verlaine, C.H. Shannon, Frank Harris, Ernest Dowson, Pierre Louÿs, Ellen Terry, Arthur Chevrillon, Arthur Edmunds et al. At the end are translations of poems by Mallarmé, Rimbaud and Baudelaire.Free endpapers tanned. Faint postage stamp-sized mark to front cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        5 eigenh. Postkarten mit U. bzw. Initialen.

      Harmannsdorf und Wien, 1892 und 1893. - Zusammen 4½ SS. auf 5 Bll. (Qu.-)8vo. Jeweils mit eh. Adresse. An den Schriftsteller Paul Wilhelm (d. i. Wilhelm Dworaczek, 1873-1916): "Briefe, Spitteler u. Circular erhalten. Kann Ihren Eifer nicht genug loben. - Was die Brockner [?] anbelangt, so kann als Material viel Nützliches gefunden werden in der 'Presse' vom 29. u. 30. Sept. Den Aufruf seine ich meinem Freund beim 'N. W. Tagbl.' - mit der Bitte um Veröffentlichung [.]" (1. X. 1892). - "Wohl bekommen die Ruhe und das Bad. Desto mehr Kraft dann für die Herbstcampagne [.]" (7. VIII. 1893).

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      106 Seiten (1) Blatt Verlagswerbung Kl.-8, gebundene Ausgabe, privater Halb-Pergamenteinband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel in eigens angefertigter hellbeiger mit blauem Samt ausgelegter Buchschatulle mit Goldaufdruck "Rilke Larenopfer". der neue Einband unter Erhaltung der Original-Broschur, das Titelblatt in Blautönen mit Ornamentik, entworfen von Valerie von David-Rhonfeld, von 1893-1895 Rilkes erste Liebe ("Vally", *1847 - + 1947" Nichte des Dichters Julius Zeyer * 1841 + 1901). Äußerst seltene unsignierte erste Ausgabe von Rilkes zweiter Veröffentlichung, die er als seine erste gültige Gedichtsammlung ansah. Sehr selten!!! Wir wünschen einen entspannten Rutsch ins Jahr 2017 bei wunderbaren Büchern und entspannender Lektüre!

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        Bel carteggio costituito da sei lettere del pittore ticinese dirette all'amico De Angeli, di cui tre autografe firmate (per un totale di quattro pp. in-8) e tre autografe su bigl. da visita. Dat. 1893-1895. -L'operazione del quadro -Il dolore" venne fatta come Ella desiderava e con giusta ragione perché figurava meglio. Quando Ella credo può venire a vederlo". -A me certi artisti mi fanno l'effetto dimettermi di cattivo umore appena aprono la bocca, nel mentre ammiro il loro ingegno".


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        THE UNITED STATES With an Excursion Into Mexico

      Karl Baedeker, Leipsic 1893 - Edges and spine a bit browned. An unusually handsome, tight copy; With 19 maps and 24 plans; 16mo - 6" to 7" tall; 516 pages [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE STATE OF OREGON (PEN PICTURES FROM THE GARDEN OF THE WORLD); Containing a History of Oregon from the Earliest Period of its Discovery to the Present Time, together with Glimpses of its Auspicious Future; Illustrations and Full-page Portraits of some of its Eminent Men and Biographical Mention of many of its Pioneers and Prominent Citizens of to-day

      Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1893. FIRST EDITION. Leather_bound. NEAR FINE. A massive (1300 pp. 11.5" x 9.75" x 2.5" ) and exhaustive popular history of The State of Oregon covering Topography, Geology, Climate, Indians, Earliest Discoveries, Overland Explorations, Rival Claims, First American Settlement, Missions, Immigrations, Provisional Government, The Territorial Era, Statehood, Indian Wars, and an up to date (1893) look at major cities. Many anecdotes of early settlers, both individuals, families and communities. Thirty-three mostly photographic illustrations., each protected by fully intact tissue guard, SOME of which have been traced upon by an idle pencil of yore. Last two blank pages "feature" children's stick-figure drawing. Page-edges lightly age-tanned. No foxing. Handsome tooled full leather with beveled edges. Beautiful, textured gilt-on-royal purple, floral patterned endpapers. All edges gilt. A few edge-worn and edge-torn pages. Old paper tape repair to front free endpaper. Several pages of the list of family biographies have been replaced by facsimile photocopies, with pages closely color-matched. Exceedingly scarce,Very tight binding. A solid copy of a scarce Oregon title, in a bright , tight, ornately-tooled, original leather binding.

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        A Golfing Idyll, or The Skipper's Round with the Deil(sic) On the Links of St. Andrews

      W. C. Henderson & Son, Ltd., St. Andrews, Scotland 1893 - viii & 36 pages in original white faux reptile skin wrappers with title and illustration in gold. First Trade Edition; initially issued the prior year for private distribution. The classic ode presented in rhyming doggerel of a match pitting the devil (the "Skipper") against a besotted caddie. "And my opponent was the Deevil./ Blind, stupid, and wi' drink demented,/ I couldna see nor comprehend it;/ But soon, alas! I learned the truth./ Wi' mental pain and muckle ruth." Following this epic is a short five-page poem "St. Andrew's Links" by An Old Golfer, Contributed by a Friend of Miss Flint. Original plain white spine professionally replaced, slight finger soil along extremities, internally clean and bright without foxing; faded gift inscription initialed in flowing hand and dated the year of publication on ffep. Rare. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Das Golfspiel.

      Mit Frontispiz (in Pag.) und zahlr. Abb. im Text. VI S., 1 Bl., 120 S. Farbig illustr. OHlwd. (leicht fleckig). - (Sportspiele im Freien 1). Einzige Ausgabe des ersten umfassenden deutschen Lehrbuchs für Golfspieler. Von großer Seltenheit. - Gegenüber dem in Heinekens Buch "Die beliebtesten Rasenspiele" (1893) abgedruckten Abschnitt zum Golfspiel ist diese Monographie eine vollständige Neubearbeitung unter Berücksichtigung der seitdem geänderten Spielregeln. - van Stockum 1806. - Zu Beginn mit dezenten alten Besitzvermerken, Titel mit kleiner, hinterlegter Läsur im Bund. Stellenweise leicht braunfleckig.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1893 - 1893 Original Paperback Wisden & Facsimile Spine.

      1893. Hi, This lot is an Original 1893 Wisden Paperback with facsimile spine. This is in Very Good condition, the covers are very good, there is some wear to the top of the front cover and near the spine - both to the front cover, the rear cover is excellent. Internally superb , hardly a spot to report, even the photoplate is very clean, a very nice Wisden. New spine professionally added which makes the book readable and stops it falling apart.

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        The Locomotive (its esthetics)..

      4, mit 123 Abb.. 54 Bll. OLn., OLwd. m. OU, OU mit Fehlstellen, teilweise hinterlegt. Name a. Vors., sonst tadellos. = The New Vision Nr. 3) - Erste Ausgabe. - Loewy (1893-1986) einer der bedeutendsten Industriedesigner und gilt als der Pionier des Stromliniendesigns. Neben der Zigarettenmarke Lucky Strike ist die stromlinienverkleidetete S1-Dampflokomotive eines seiner bekanntesten Designprodukte. 1919 wanderte er nach Amerika aus. Er arbeitete in New York als Schaufensterdekorateur für Saks und Macy's sowie als Modezeichner für "Vogue", "Harper's Bazaar" und "Vanity Fair". 1929 eröffnet Raymond Loewy ein eigenes Büro für Industriedesign und begründete damit seine legendäre Karriere als Industrial Designer. Anfang der 1960er Jahre gestaltet er das Flugzeug "Air Force One" für John F. Kennedy um.

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        Arcaiche abitazioni di Bologna scoperte e descritte

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

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        Judith Shakespeare: a Romance

      Sampson Low, Marston & Co, 1893. Book. Good. Hardcover. Some light shelfwear to cover, particularly extremities; owner's name on front endpaper, pages a little tanned else internally in very good condition. No dustwrapper. Undated reissue, probably the 1893 one. Novel about William Shakespeare's daughter..

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        Le Bibliophile Limousin , revue bibliographique trimestrielle [ 1893 et 1894 (partiels), 1895 à 1909 (complet sauf n° 1 de 1898) ]

      64 trimestres en fasc. brochés petits in-8 et 1 vol. relié demi-basane chagrinée, dos à cinq faux-nerfs, 1893-1909, env. 1900 pp. au total. Contient les années et numéros : 1893 (n° 2, 3, 4), 1894 (n° 1 et 4), 1895-1896 (2e série, reliée), 1897 (n° 1, 2, 3, 4), n° 1898 (n° 2, 3, 4), 1899 (n° 1, 2, 3, 4), 1900 (n° 1, 2, 3, 4), 1901 (n° 1, 2, 3, 4), 1902 (n° 1, 2, 3, 4), 1903 (n° 1, 2, 3, 4), 1904 (n° 1, 2, 3, 4), 1905 (n° 1, 2, 3, 4), 1906 (n° 1, 2, 3, 4), 1907 (n° 1, 2, 3, 4), 1908 (n° 1, 2-3-4), 1909 (n° 1-2, 3-4) Etat satisfaisant (qques couv. décrochées, fasc. frottés mais complets et avec intérieur frais) pour cet ensemble qui mérite reliure. Prix en l'état, pour l'ensemble. Poids de 4,2 KG. Peu courant.

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        Otto Pankok / Portrait Ernst Barlach / große Radierung

      Otto Pankok (1893 -1966): Ernst Barlach, 1947*, Radierung auf Bütten1947 (*späterer Abzug von der Original-Platte), in der Platte monogrammiert, unten rechts mit Bleistift als Probe(-Abzug) bezeichnet. AUSGEZEICHNETER, gratiger Druck in vorzüglicher Erhaltung! Aufgeführt und abgebildet im Werkverzeichnis: Otto Pankok, Die Radierungen S. 158, WR 626. Für eventuelle Fragen oder die Vereinbarung eines Besichtigungstermins bitte ich um eine kurze Nachricht. Privatverkauf: keine Rücknahme und Gewährleistung, Irrtümer und Zwischenverkauf vorbehalten.

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        Program signed (Grant Memorial Banquet)

      1893 - LONGSTREET, James. Grant Memorial Banquet. [Philadelphia]: no publisher, 1893. Octavo, heavy coated paper boards, ribbon-bound as issued; pp. 4. $3800.Original lithographed souvenir program from 1893, featuring a hand-colored image of Grant’s Virginia headquarters on the front, signed by two notable Civil War generals, Oliver Howard and James Longstreet.Banquets on the anniversary of Ulysses S. Grant’s birthday were an annual tradition in many American cities during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The notables who offered toasts at this particular dinner, held at an unspecified location (but most likely in Philadelphia) on what would have been Grant’s 71st birthday, included former Union General Oliver Howard and former Confederate General James Longstreet, both of whom signed this souvenir program in pencil beneath their printed names. Howard, whom President Johnson appointed to lead the Freedman’s Bureau after the war, would leave the army in 1894 to again "turn his energies to educating a neglected population, that of southern Appalachia. The funds he raised helped establish Lincoln Memorial University" (ANB). For his part, Longstreet had by this time long been "frozen out of the circle of Confederate heroes" because of his switch to the Republican Party; five years after this dinner, he would receive "the sinecure position of United States commissioner of railroads as a reward for his support of William McKinley" (ANB). Apparently, engravers from the noted silversmith firm of Bailey, Banks & Biddle in Philadelphia created the illustrations for this program. The recto of the front board bears a hand-colored print from a stone engraving of Grant’s headquarters at City Point, Virginia; the menu is on the verso, adorned with a small image of Grant’s sword. The American flag and a memorial scroll decorate the list of speakers on the recto of the rear board, and a pale blue shield on the verso lists the dinner’s organizing committees, chaired by Mayor Edwin Stuart of Philadelphia, at that time the youngest man to hold the office. One tiny and inoffensive spot to verso of rear board. A scarce piece of postbellum Americana, signed and very nearly fine. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Plakat - Fronten-Faschismus. Freiheit! Nicht Terror. Schützt unser Gemeinwesen. Wählt Sozialdemokraten. Lithographie.

      130 x 90, Auf Lwd. aufgezogen, kleine Fehlstelle am oberen rechten Rand. Kleine klebespuren am Rand, insgesamt schönes Exemplar. Ohne Rahmen! Carl Scherer (1893 - 1953), Maler, Grafiker und Plakatgestalter (Mustermesse Basel, Wahlpropaganda).

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        Fotoalbum mit Musikwerk

      Kaiserliches Fotoalbum. Das Album enthält insgesamt 47 originale Fotos, aufgenommen mit Plattenkameras und entsprechend jeweils auf einem Pappstreifen fixiert. Auf den Fotos sind unter anderem die kaiserliche Familie Wilhelm II, seine Frau Kaiserin Auguste Victoria, sein Vater Kaiser Friedrich III abgebildet. Die anderen abgebildeten Personen sind mir leider nicht bekannt, da es sich teilweise um Kinder oder Heranwachsende handelt. Im hinteren Teil des Buches befindet sich ein 50-stimmiges Walzen-Musikwerk, welches rückseitig mit einem kleinen Schlüssel aufgezogen wird. Nach Aufzug des Musikwerkes spielt es nacheinander verschiedene Melodien ab. Es läuft, sobald das Album geöffnet wird, automatisch an, sofern es vorher aufgezogen wurde. Hergestellt wurde das Album im Jahr 1893 als Weihnachtsgeschenk, wer das Album gefertigt hat und an wen es geschenkt wurde ist mir leider nicht bekannt. Sehr seltenes Sammlerstück in sehr guter Erhaltung.

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        Manuscript Naval Log Book - Account of the Sinking of "HMS Victoria" with Original Sepia Photograph

      Mediterranean, 1893. Mediterranean Sea, Lebanon, 1 January to 31 October, 1893. Manuscript logbook of a notable Royal Navy Officer, Vice-Admiral Gerald Charles Adolphe Marescaux, who was at the time a Lieutenant serving on HMS Inflexible and who witnessed sinking of HMS Victoria off the coast of Tripoli, Lebanon, writing his firsthand account in this volume. Also contains a firsthand account of the devastating earthquake at Zante in April the same year. 8vo. The official Log-Book and Journal for the Use of Officers of the Royal Navy, with 33 pages in manuscript. With the lieutenant's original signature to front endpaper and two later annotations made by his son revealing provenance and confirming the length of the lieutenant's service on this vessel. Black roan over brown cloth boards titled 'Officers Journal' to front, original marbled endpapers. Bookbinder's gilt stamp 'A.H. Swiss, Devonport to turn-in. Volume measures approximately 19,5 x 23,5 cm. Wear to boards, otherwise in very good condition, internally crisp and clean, a pleasing volume. Together with an original copyrighted sepia photograph of HMS Victoria, as she was sinking on 22 June 1893, taken by the Staff Surgeon of HMS Collingwood. Photograph measures 27 x 20 cm, mounted on heavy cardstock measuring approximately 35 x 26,5 cm, with manuscript inscription to margin. With two unequivocal primary source accounts of two separate catastrophes, one caused by man, the other by nature's unstoppable force, each event and its consequences being recorded as they were unfolding, this is a unique naval journal. Bearing witness to the accidental ramming and sudden sinking of Royal Navy battleship HMS Victoria, this volume contains a rare contemporary firsthand account of the tragedy of 22 June 1893. Writing his account on the same day as the collision of HMS Victoria and HMS Camperdown, Lieutenant Marescaux was onboard the HMS Inflexible of the same fleet, an observer and participant in the training exercise. Here he describes the event, in nautical terms, including the lack of necessary space to successfully effect the manoeuvre which proved to be fatal for 358 men of the Navy, and the rescue efforts. The ship's Commander Vice-Admiral George Tryon and the 21 leading officers, all immediately confirmed dead by drowning, are listed by name in the volume. The next day's entry remarks on the evening's naval funeral service. Further notes are made in the following two weeks concerning the safe return home of the few survivors, the state of HMS Camperdown, and such. An earlier entry, January 2nd 1893, records an onboard inspection of HMS Inflexible by Vice Admiral Tyron, which is probably the last time that Lieutenant Marescaux saw Tyron in person and living. He later records an inspection by Tyron's successor, Admiral Sir Michael Culme-Seymour. Excerpts from the journal: January 2. "V.Ad'l Sir Geo Tyron came on board, inspected the men & went round the ship..." January 14. "Dreadnought was inspected by Adl. Markham & left for Malta." January 19, 20, 21. "Torpedo classes on board Hecla." January 30. "Manned & armed boats. Amphion sailed in the middle watch suddenly for Alexandria." February 22. "Held a Court Martial on board." March 5. "Dressed ship in honor of H.M. the Sultan of Turkey's accession [Abdul Hamid II]. Fired a salute of 19 guns..." April 14, 15. "Colussus left for the Piraeus at 6 am to embark the Duke of York & take him to Naples... The Amphion & all our steam boats left for the night attacks on Trafalgar... found the Trafalgar had anchored close into the shore & our 1st steam pinnace had managed to fire one torpedo into the ship." [On the Sinking of HMS Victoria]: June 15th "Arrived at Haifa" June 17. "Left for Beyrout at daylight..." June 22nd. "Squadron left Beyrouth at 9 am for Tripoli. At 3.30 pm the columns being only 6 cables apart signal was made for 1st division alter course 16 pts to past, & 2nd division 16 pts to starboard, there not being sufficient room to turn the Camperdown struck the Victoria just before the face turret, the latter listed heavily to starboard & settled rapidly down by the bows & at 3.41 pm.... turned over bottoms up... (battlescrews revolving at the time, boats of the fleet were at once sent to the rescue but 22 officers including the C-in-C & 348 men were drowned.)" "The following is a list of officers drowned... Vice-Admiral Sir Geo. Tyron, Lieutenant P.H. Munes Midshipman... Chaplain Morris Midshipman... Engineer Harding Midshipman... Boatswain (S) Barnard Assistant Clerk... Carpenter Beale... informed columns anchored off Tripoli at 6.30 PM." June 23rd. "Sent funeral parties from the fleet to inter remains of Mr. Redford & four men the only bodies recovered, in the evening, a solemn service was held on board all ships, at 6 ensigns & flag of the late C-in-C which was hoisted on board the Sans Pareil were hoisted at half mast, which ship also fired 17 minute guns..." June 29th. "R. Ad'l Markham shifted his flag, & the Camperdown whose damaged bows had been secured with plates & collision mats & compartments filled with corks left with us in company for Malta." July 11th. "HMS Triumph ass'd to take home the survivors of HMS Victoria to England..." July 17. "Passed HMS Sans Pareil... with R-Adm'l Markham on board." In August 1891 Vice-Admiral Sir George Tryon was appointed Commander-in-Chief of the Mediterranean Station, a most prestigious and demanding post. The Mediterranean was a vital sea route between Britain and India, although under constant threat from the navies of France and Italy. The Royal Navy's British Mediterranean Fleet was one of the most powerful fleets in the world, concentrating specifically on the protection of the said sea route. Tryon was a strict disciplinarian who had gained a reputation as a daring and exceptionally proficient handler of his ships. A taciturn and difficult man to his subordinate officers, Tryon habitually avoided explaining his intentions, in order to accustom them to handle unpredictable situations. In June 1893, the bulk of the fleet, 11 ironclads (eight battleships and three large cruisers), were performing their annual summer exercises off the coast of Tripoli in Lebanon, when a most unexpected and devastating error was made. On 22 June, HMS Victoria (1887), the lead ship in her class of two battleships of the Royal Navy, collided with HMS Camperdown during a manoeuvering exercise ordered by Tyron directly. She quickly sank, killing 358 crew members, including the C-inC of the British Mediterranean Fleet himself, Vice-Admiral Sir George Tryon (1832-1893). HMS Victoria was Tryon's flagship. HMS Camperdown, the ship of his second in command, Rear Admiral Sir Albert Markham, suffered only external damage. As Tryon went down with his vessel, his last reported words were a humble confession, "It is all my fault". The wreck of HMS Victoria still stands, uniquely upright on the sea floor, her bows buried in the sand, as a testament to the event. HMS Inflexible (1876) was also an Victorian ironclad battleship, and an integral part of the British Mediterranean Squadron. Constructed in 1874 for the Royal Navy, she was launched in 1881 to counter the perceived growing threat from the Italian Regia Marina in the Mediterranean. In fact, HMS Inflexible was designed with very specific intent. The Italian Navy had begun constructing a pair of battleships, Duilio and Dandolo, equipped with four Armstrong 17.7-inch (450 mm) guns weighing 100 tons each, armaments superior to any on the ships of the British Mediterranean Squadron. As such, Inflexible mounted larger guns than those of any previous British warship; she also had the thickest armour ever to be fitted to a Royal Navy ship. Controversially, she was designed so that if her unarmoured ends should be seriously damaged in action and become water-logged, the buoyancy of the armoured centre section of the ship would keep her afloat and upright. This was the first major warship to depend in part for the protection of her buoyancy on a horizontal armoured deck below the water-line rather than armoured sides along the waterline. She was also equipped with two underwater torpedo tubes, and a ram (a solid iron forging supported by an extension of the 3-inch armoured deck which turned downwards behind it). As described in the present journal, HMS Inflexible was present when HMS Victoria was unintentionally rammed and sunk by a sister ship, her crew attempting to save men from the rapidly drowning enormous sea casket. In addition to describing the fatal manoeuvre, the journal also names deceased officers. On this same voyage, only two months earlier, Lieutenant Marescaux and his fellow crewmates had been called to assist survivors of another calamity, which is also described firsthand in the journal, that being the earthquake at Zante, 17 April 1893. Arriving the next day with provisions, they found the town to be devastated, and immediately began to erect temporary hospitals and shelters. Excerpts from the journal: [On the Earthquake at Zante]: April 17. "... received sudden orders 'up steam for 10kts'... left at 6.15 PM for Zante where there had been a serious earthquake." April 18. "Arrived at 6 PM & anchored off Zante, found two Greek ships the Hydra & Septria... Landed with Captain, town & houses very much shaken, 200 only out of 4000 left inhabitable." April 19. "Felt several shocks of earthquake. Greek Admiral visited ship. Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs also visited ship..." April 20, 21. "Carpenters & working party on shore building wooden huts & hospitals." April 24. "Landed provisions for distressed villagers." [Misc entries as Naval duty continues on HMS Inflexible]: October 1st. "Levant division parted Company." October 16th. "Sighted 5. Italian torpedo boats, squadron stopped, & an Italian Lieut went on board each ship to act as Pilot proceeded into the Mare Picolo, the 'Italia' having preceded us [...] cables apart, banks of canal were thronged with people & bands playing 'God Save the Queen' as we passed." October 25. "Half masted colours & fired 15 minute guns from Sans Pareil at 10. am for funeral of Lord Vivian British Ambassador at Rome..." End Excerpts. The writer of this officer's journal is Gerald Charles Adolphe Marescaux (1860-1920), Vice-Admiral, RN, born in London, evidently destined for a long and active naval career. Having achieved the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December 1883, as seen by this journal, in 1893 he was assigned to HMS Inflexible. On this commission, he not only watched in horror as the HMS Victoria sank into Mediterranean waters and lived the crushing disappointment of seeing only a scant few men rescued, he also aided in relief efforts at Zante immediately following a disastrous earthquake which nearly flattened the town. A more pleasant memory for Marescaux, he also met his future wife whilst on this commission. Shortly after this voyage, on 19 September 1894 he married Kathleen Louisa Rose Dennis (1868-1944), a portrait and landscape artist. Subsequently, on 21 January 1895, Marescaux was appointed in command of the special service vessel Alecto, remaining on this post until 26 September 1896. On 31 December 1896 he was promoted to the rank of Commander. On 20 March 1902, he was put in command of the third class protected cruiser Pelorus. He was raised to Captain on 31 December 1903. On 3 January 1905, he assumed command of the first class protected cruiser Europa, which he would again take command of on 28 February 1910, this time also commanding a group of special service cruisers stationed at Devonport, Plymouth. He was named captain of Implacable on 3 June 1912, and promoted to Rear-Admiral one year later on 15 December 1913. At his own request, on 4 November 1915 he was placed on the Retired List. He was Colonel Commandant of Dunkirk, 1916-1918; O.C. Troops, Paris, during the Armistice, and is mentioned on four occasions in despatches. He was invested as a Companion of the Order of St. Michael and St. George (C.M.G.) on 23 June 1915, and then on 31 December 1918 a Companion of the Order of the Bath (C.B.) for services rendered in connection with the military operations in France and Flanders. He was advanced to the rank of Vice-Admiral on the Retired List on 9 January 1915. Marescaux lived near his in-laws after retiring, at Inchiholohan, County Kilkenny in Ireland, although he died at age 60 at the Royal Hospital in Chatham on year later of cerebral hemorrhage caused by incessant bombing of Dunkirk. He is buried at Gillingham (Woodlands) Cemetary in Kent. "Ramming" was considered a practical means of sinking an enemy battleship at that time. The advent of steam power meant that ships were no longer restricted in manoeuvering by wind direction and had led to a belief that it would be possible to steer into enemy ships. Rams turned out to be a handicap in retrospect, as several warships were accidentally sunk by them. For example, HMS Victoria was accidentally rammed and sunk by HMS Camperdown in 1893, and before her, HMS Vanguard was rammed by HMS Iron Duke in 1875. Whilst these incidents confirmed the considerable potency of a ram, they also demonstrated the inadequate manoeuvering characteristics of many of the ships equipped with them. . Very Good.

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        Wiener Werkstätten Postkarte No. 774.

      OPostkarte [14 x 9 cm]. Signiert "Likarz". - Die Karte ist nicht gelaufen, etw. angestaubt, leichte Gbrsp. - Likarz (1893 - 1970), Schülerin Josef Hoffmanns, gehörte mit Unterbrechungen zum Mitarbeiterstab der WW (1912-14 und 1920-31).

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        Brehms Tierleben. Allgemeine Kunde des Tierreichs, 3. (dritte) Auflage, Neuer Abdruck, Halbleder-Ausgabe, 10 Bände

      Leipzig, Bibliographisches Institut, 1893. Hrsg. von Prof. Dr. Pechuel-Loesche. Im Gesamtumfang von 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 (702 S.) Bd. 2: Säugetiere II (708 S.) Bd. 3: Säugetiere III (744 S.) Bd. 4: Vögel I (770 S.) Bd. 5: Vögel II (713 S.) Bd. 6: Vögel III (740 S.) Bd. 7: Kriechtiere und Lurche (825 S.) Bd. 8: Fische Bd. 9: Insekten, Tausendfüßer und Spinnen (762 S.) Bd. 10: Niedere Tiere (716 S.). Alle Bände in tadellosem, nahezu neuwertigem Zustand, weder berieben noch bestoßen (keine Ecke bestoßen!). Bd. 1 mit kleinem Fleck auf dem Seitenschnitt Bd. 9 mit kleiner Bereibungsstelle auf einem Deckel die Bände sonst ohne Spuren wenige Seiten des zweiten Bandes leicht randfleckig Seiten sonst sauber und fleckenfrei bei den chromolithographischen Tafeln alle Seidenhemdchen vorhanden keine Verklebungen festgestellt. Tadelloses, nahezu verlagsfrisches Exemplar, das keinerlei Anzeichen von Alterung erkennen läßt und in diesem frischen Zustand einzigartig sein dürfte. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben).

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        Steiermärkisches Wappen-Buch von Zacharias Bartsch 1567. Facsimile-Ausgabe mit historischen und heraldischen Anmerkungen von Dr. Josef von Zahn und Alfred Ritter Anthony von Siegenfeld.

      Graz-Leipzig, Ulrich Mosers Buchhandlung (J. Meyerhoff), 1893. - Seltenes Faksimile des bedeutenden steirischen Wappenbuchs. Der ausführliche Kommentar enthält nicht nur heraldische Bemerkungen zu den dargestellten Wappen sondern auch wichtige genealogische Anmerkungen zur Geschichte des steirischen Adels. - Titel m. kl. zeitgen. Namensstempel. Der alt auf Leinen aufgezogene Schutzumschlag etw. beriebenbzw. fleckig, sonst schönes Exemplar in der seltenen Ganzpergament-Ausgabe. - ge Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 Gr.-8°. 9 Bll., 168 Wappentafeln, 1 weißes Bl., 180 S. Kommentar, Blindgepr. OPgmt.-Bd. über Holzdeckeln a. 4 Bünden m. 2 goldgepr. Rückenschildern u. OUmschlag. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Horus oder astrognostisches Endurtheil über die Offenbarung Johannis und über die Weissagungen auf den Messias wie auch über Jesum und seine Jünger. Mit einem Anhange von Europens neuern Aufklärung und von der Bestimmung des Menschen durch Gott. Ein Lesebuch zur Erholung für die Gelehrten und ein Denkzeddel für Freimaurer. Erstausg.

      XXVI, 474 S., mit drei Textholzschnitten u. kl. astrolog. Fig., 8, Leder d. Zt. mit fünf Bünden u. Rückenvergoldung Kloss 3821 Wolfstieg 4864: "Selten. Üb. die alten Einweihungen. Bringt die M[au]r[er]ei in Z[u]s[ammen]hang mit der Offenbarung Johannis. Abati 4 (1893) S.133 erwähnt einen Nachdruck, der bei Mösle in Wien erschien" Ackermann V/345. - Wurde schon zur Zeit des Erscheinens Christian Ernst Wünsch zugeschrieben (so auch Holzmann/Bohatta: Deutsches Anoymen-Lexikon 1501-1850), was aber von dem Literaturhistoriker Flodoard von Biedermann (Euphorion XX, 1913, S. 406-409) widerlegt wurde. Eine zweite Aufl. erschien 1784. - Der Autor äussert sich sehr kritisch zur Bibel u. meint, "daß beynahe eben so viele durch die Bibel als durch unglückliche Liebe, ihren Verstand verlohren haben" (S.X). Auch versucht er, rationelle Erklärungen für einige der "Wahrsagermärchen" zu finden. (So beschreibt er die Evangelisten als Fanatiker u. Jesu Tod als Ohnmacht, der bald der wirkliche Tod durch Wundbrand folgte). Er "will deutlich zeigen, daß alle Volksreligionen im Grunde durchaus aus einer gemeinsamen Quelle, aus den alten Beobachtungen der Himmels- und Naturbegebenheiten herfließen" (S.XII). Ausserdem wendet sich Wünsch gegen die "Goldmacherei", der zu seiner Zeit zahlreiche Freimaurer anhingen, u. von denen viele ihre "Wahrheit" aus der Bibel beweisen wollen. Im Gegensatz dazu soll sein Werk zur "ihrer bessern Belehrung dienen". Er selbst beschreibt sein Buch in gewisser Weise als "einen Beytrag zur Geschichte der Sternkunde" (S.XXVI). - Einband etwas berieben u. bestossen Titel angeknittert u. im Bund angerissen durchgängig etwas fleckig u. tlw. mit Feuchtigkeitssrändern einige überstehende Seiten leicht angerändert ein mit Filmoplast sauber hinterlegter Anriß (S.107/108), sonst ein gutes Expl.

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        Vögel als Bettelmusikanten. [Signierte Original-Lithografie / signed original lithograph].

      A. Paul Weber (Andreas Paul Weber), geboren 1. November 1893 in Arnstadt, gestorben 9. November 1980 in Schretstaken bei Mölln, Schleswig-Holstein. Nummer 168 von 185 nummerierten Original-Lithografien auf Büttenpapier BFK Rives France. Unten links numeriert und mit dem roten Stempel der Clan-Presse versehen, unten links von A. Paul Weber signiert. Maße Blatt: 65,0 x 50,0 cm. Maße Abbildung: 38,4 x 30,7 cm. Sehr gutes Exemplar. Number 168 of 185 numbered original lithographies on handmade paper with mark of the Clan-Presse and signed by A. Paul Weber. Measure sheet: 65,0 x 50,0 cm. Measure image: 38,4 x 30,7 cm. Fine condition.

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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.

      [Bookseller: Rotes Antiquariat]
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      New York: Printed for the Convention, 1893. [28],566,[2]pp. Folio. Original heavily gilt decorated vellum over boards, with brass fore-clasps, t.e.g., others untrimmed, ribbon marker. Printed in red and black, with floriated borders by Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue, title in black letter. Front inner hinge a bit weak. vellum somewhat dusty and smudged, small nicks, including a pencil-tip sized worm hole in the upper joint, ink name on front blank. Still, a good copy, internally fine. The limited issue of the revised Book of Common Prayer, overseen by D.B. Updike, and with facsimiles of the signatures of many of the principals associated with the revision approved at the 1892 General Convention on the verso of the title. The limited edition was prepared in two primary forms (and a few subvariants), one being the Canonical Edition, intended for distribution to each diocese and jurisdiction within the Church, with the text and borders enclosed within red rules, and with original signatures on the verso of the title. This standard limited edition of 500 copies on handmade paper does not feature red rules, and has the signatures of the principals in printed facsimile. Updike comments at length on this project in his introduction to NOTES ON THE MERRYMOUNT PRESS, and about his role in the attempted rescue of an ill-conceived effort to produce a decorated edition from the plates of the 1892 printing: "The best things about the book were the cover and charming end-papers which Goodhue designed for it. Sad to relate, the edition had an immediate and resounding success! We were congratulated, and we blushed. Our shame was taken for modesty and we were congratulated more! While the book is indeed a strange one, it is by no means so strange as the designs originally made for it" (see pp. 9-10). Nonetheless, the experience was an important prelude to the production in 1928 of Updike's own edition, widely regarded as his finest work. GRIFFITHS 1893.7.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Palmen. Öl auf Leinwand.

      Verso mit dem Nachlaßstempel. 35,8 x 22,5 cm. Die hochformatige Arbeit zeigt den Blick in einen Garten mit Palmen und Agaven aus der Untersicht. In lockerer Strichführung impressionistisch gemalte Studie. - Der Landschafts-, Architektur und Porzellanmaler Alexander Kips unternahm in den 1880er Jahre mehrfach Studienreisen durch Italien, Griechenland und Kleinasien, 1893 folgte eine zweijährige Studienreise nach Italien. Kips war 22 Jahre künstlerischer Leiter der Berliner Porzellanmanufaktur . - In den Ecken und im Rand mit Nadeleinstichen. Im Bereich des Himmels mit kleinen Farbabplatzungen. Die Leinwand nicht auf Keilrahmen aufgezogen.

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        California Blue Book Legislative Manual State Roster

      Sacramento, Calif., 1893-1946. 12 volumes. Blue cloth. Several are presentation copies. From the library of Gardiner Johnson, late Speaker Pro Tem of the California Assembly (1940s), President of the S.F. Bar Association and of the Commonwealth Club (1950s).

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        Les relieurs français (1500-1800). -

      E. Paul, L. Huard et Guillemin 1893 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-4. 416 pp. Reliure demi-chagrin marron. Dos à nerfs avec pile de livre mosaïquée entre les nerfs. Couverture et dos conservés. Intérieur très frais. Nombreuses reproduction de reliures et 1 planche dépliante. Très bon état. TIRAGE LIMITE à 650 exemplaires, celui-ci un des 80 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin du Marais. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie KOEGUI]
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        Durch Afrika von Ost nach West. Resultate und Begebenheiten einer Reise von der Deutsch-Ostafrikanischen Küste bis zur Kongomündung in den Jahren 1893/94.

      2. Aufl. 4 (14) 425 (1) Seiten mit zahlreichen Illustrationen von W. Kuhnert und Sütterlin, sowie Photographien und 2 mehrfach gefalteten Karten ill. OLwd mit Rücken- und Deckeltitel und Kopfgoldschnitt (Einband minimal bestoßen und ganz leicht fleckig, Name auf Vorsatz, Stempel auf Vorsatz und Titel, Vorsatz durch entferntes Exlibris etwas fleckig, ersten 3 und letzten 3 Blätter minimal stockfleckig gutes Exemplar)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Hilbert Kadgien]
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        Mas alla. Traduction de Claude Esteban [illustrés de 16 eaux-fortes par Chillida].

      2 (40 x 33 cm), Deckelholzschnitt, 36 Bl., 16 Orig.-Holzschnitte (13 s/w u. 3 blindgeprägt.)., Umschlag m. losen Bl. in Schmuckkassette., Kassette m. einigen wenigen Stockflecken, min. gebräunt. Buch tadellos. Nr. 91 von 150 Exemplaren auf papier dAuvergne du Moulin Richard-de-Bas. Le texte manuscrite de Jorge Guillén, la traduction de Claude Esteban composée a la main en Didot corps 24 et le bois originaux de Chillida ont été imprimés par Fequet et Baudier, typographes.Vom Autor u. Künstler im Impressum signiert. (Van der Koelen 73024-73039). - Jorge Guillén (1893 -1984), poète espagnol de la Génération de 27.

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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