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        The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes.

      London: George Newnes, 1894. First edition, first printing of Arthur Conan Doyle's classic work starring literature's most famous detective. Octavo, original pictorial black and gilt-stamped dark blue cloth, patterned endpapers, all edges gilt. In fine condition. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. With 90 illustrations by Sidney Paget. An exceptional example, with the clamshell box protecting it since publication. In the last of these 11 stories, "The Final Problem," Sherlock Holmes apparently meets his death in a struggle with "the Napoleon of crime," Professor Moriarty. Fearing posterity would remember him only as Holmes' creator, Conan Doyle had resolved to kill off his star detective; an acquaintance later recalled the author remarking, "If I don't... he'll kill me." "Doyle attempted to exterminate [Holmes]... but the clamor of his admirers forced [Doyle] to resurrect Holmes for several further volumes, and his popularity has waned little since" (Benet, 273).

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        The Carmina.

      London: printed for the translators: in one volume: for private subscribers only,, 1894. Now first completely Englished into Verse and Prose, the Metrical Part by Capt. Sir Richard F. Burton, and the Prose Portion, Introduction, and Notes Explanatory and Illustrative by Leonard C. Smithers. Octavo (245 x 155 mm). Mid 20th-century red polished calf by Bayntun (Rivière) of Bath, spine gilt-tooled in compartments with two coloured morocco title labels, sides panelled in gilt with floral cornerpieces, gilt-rolled board edges and turn-ins, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Engraved frontispiece in three states. A few faint scrapes at upper edge of rear board, otherwise a fine copy. First edition of Burton and Smithers's complete and unexpurgated translation of Catullus, one of a small but indeterminate number of copies printed on Japanese vellum, given in the printed colophon as "limited to 4 copies", but in this copy corrected in the hand of translator and publisher Leonard Smithers, "limited to twelve copies, of which this is no. 2", with the correction initialled and also signed in full by Smithers. He did not signed all copies. Penzer notes having handled a copy with the limitation corrected to 18, which is considered likely to have been the final tally. Whatever the final amount the Japanese vellum copies are very scarce, with only three recorded as having appeared at auction in over 60 years. There were also 50 large-paper copies and 1,000 ordinary. This edition of Catullus, which reproduces the Latin original alongside Burton's verse and Smithers's prose translations, was one of Burton's final literary projects, begun in 1890 and almost finished within the year before his sudden death. It took Smithers years to persuade Burton's wife to hand over the manuscript and permit this private printing. Burton's foreword reveals his mischievous intent in executing the translation, to avoid "presenting the toga'd citizen, rough, haughty, and careless of any approbation not his own, in the costume of today, - boiled shirt, dove-tailed coat black-cloth clothes, white pocket-handerkerchief, and diamond ring", but instead to give "a version of Catullus which can transport the English reader from the teachings of our century to that preceding the Christian Era. As discovery is mostly my mania, I have hit upon a bastard urging to indulge it, by a presenting to the public of certain classics in the nude Roman poetry".

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        Les Trois Mousquetaires (Large Paper, In Two Volumes, In 3/4 Morocco Binding])

      Calmann Levy, Paris 1894 - Two Volumes, Completexvi, 479; 469 Pp. 30.2 Cm Tall. 3/4 Blue Morocco Over Marbled Paper Boards, 5 Bands, Gilt, Marbled Endpapers, Top Edges Gilt. Original Wrappers Bound In. One Of The Best Illustrated Editions Of This Work. Binding Solid, Lightly Used, Recently Refurbished. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Carmina. Now first completely Englished into Verse and Prose, the Metrical Part by Capt. Sir Richard F. Burton, and the Prose Portion, Introduction, and Notes Explanatory and Illustrative by Leonard C. Smithers.

      London: printed for the translators: in one volume: for private subscribers only, 1894 - Octavo (245 x 155 mm). Mid 20th-century red polished calf by Bayntun (Rivière) of Bath, spine gilt-tooled in compartments with two coloured morocco title labels, sides panelled in gilt with floral cornerpieces, gilt-rolled board edges and turn-ins, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. A few faint scrapes at upper edge of rear board, otherwise a fine copy. Engraved frontispiece in three states. First edition of Burton and Smithers's complete and unexpurgated translation of Catullus, one of a small but indeterminate number of copies printed on Japanese vellum, given in the printed colophon as "limited to 4 copies", but in this copy corrected in the hand of translator and publisher Leonard Smithers, "limited to twelve copies, of which this is no. 2", with the correction initialled and also signed in full by Smithers. He did not signed all copies. Penzer notes having handled a copy with the limitation corrected to 18, which is considered likely to have been the final tally. Whatever the final amount the Japanese vellum copies are very scarce, with only three recorded as having appeared at auction in over 60 years. There were also 50 large-paper copies and 1,000 ordinary. This edition of Catullus, which reproduces the Latin original alongside Burton's verse and Smithers's prose translations, was one of Burton's final literary projects, begun in 1890 and almost finished within the year before his sudden death. It took Smithers years to persuade Burton's wife to hand over the manuscript and permit this private printing. Burton's foreword reveals his mischievous intent in executing the translation, to avoid "presenting the toga'd citizen, rough, haughty, and careless of any approbation not his own, in the costume of today, - boiled shirt, dove-tailed coat black-cloth clothes, white pocket-handerkerchief, and diamond ring", but instead to give "a version of Catullus which can transport the English reader from the teachings of our century to that preceding the Christian Era. As discovery is mostly my mania, I have hit upon a bastard urging to indulge it, by a presenting to the public of certain classics in the nude Roman poetry". [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        The Egyptian Book of the Dead.

      Putnam's, London 1894 - Covers partly, lightly damp speckled. Inner front board bit wormed, with single worm hole to gutter of first 4 leaves of prelims.Signature on end paper. This is probably the first Davis edition.VERY SCARCE indeed in this sound condition. Heavy book- Please contact me for postal quote and collation before ordering. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        GESAMMELTE WERKE. 3 VOLUMES (Complete)

      Johann Ambrosius Barth, Leipzig 1894 - 1894-1895.Mit einem Vorworte von H. von Helmholtz. FIRST EDITION . Vol. 2 (1894)= Zweite (unveränderte) Auflage (der 1.Ausgabe). Very well bound in the original half leather.Engraved portrait of Hertz (frontispice of vol.1) Folding plate and many figures in text. A very decorative Ex Libris on each volume. Light outside markings and minimal marginal wear. A very good, clean and fresh copy. SHIPPING WORLDWIDE INCLUDED. Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: M.POLLAK ANTIQUARIAT Est.1899, ABA, ILAB]
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        Pride and Prejudice.

      London: George Allen,, 1894. With a preface by George Saintsbury. Octavo (273 x 189 mm). Original red boards, spine lettered in gilt. Frontispiece with tissue guard, numerous black and white illustrations throughout. Spine and tops of boards faded, board edges a little rubbed, top edge a little soiled, pages unopened. An excellent copy. First Thomson-illustrated edition, one of 250 large paper copies for the UK, with another 25 done for the U.S. market. This was the first edition of Pride and Prejudice to feature illustrations accompanying the text. Thomson's "light touch and feeling for period manners provide a charming and accessible gloss to the author's work" (ODNB).

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        2 sitzende alte Frauen ( Bäuerinnen ) am Feld.

      1894 - Links unten mit Kalckreuth (18)94 signiert und datiert. Bildmaß ca. 37 x 48 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), Öl auf Leinwand auf Keilrahmen. Das Bild oben rechts mit stecknadelkopfgroßem Loch ( kaum sichtbar ), ansonsten von guter Erhaltung. ( Literatur u.a.: Der Neue Rump, Hamburger Künstlerlexikon Seite 226 - Provenienz: Alter Privatbesitz ) ( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage – further pics at request ) [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Choix de fables de La Fontaine, illustrées par un groupe des meilleurs artistes de Tokio, sous la direction de P. Barboutau.

      E. Flammarion Editeur, S. Magata directeur, Imprimerie de Tsoukidji,, Tokio (Tokyo), 1894 - Charmante édition commandée par Flammarion et réellement exécutée à Tokyo, contenant 28 fables, soit 14 par volume, toutes illustrées d'autant d'estampes en couleurs sur double page, et de vignettes en noir dans le texte. Ces compositions ont été réalisées par 5 artistes japonais réputés : Kawa-Nabé Kiyo-Soui, Kano Tomo-Nobou, Oka-Koura Shiou- Soui, Eda Sada-Shiko et Kadji-Ta Han-Ko. Toutes les pages ont été montées sur onglets. Tirage limité à 350 exemplaires, dont le nôtre, non numéroté. Livres Quelques très légères traces de frottements, la pliure a été déchirée entre 5 feuillets (le papier japonais, à cause de sa composition, ne peut être imprimé que d'un côté), sans aucune conséquence, sinon bel exemplaire, dans une remarquable reliure. Reliure de l'époque, japonisante, en plein maroquin noir, dos lisse orné de fers dorés en forme de grues, lanternes, cigogne et bambous, premier plat orné d'un décor foisonnant et multicolore, avec un remarquable travail du cuir qui a été ciselé et repoussé afin de mettre en relief l'oiseau central ainsi que les motifs végétaux et floraux qui l'entourent, couvertures conservées.

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        Monograph of the Land and Freshwater Mollusca of the British Isles. Vol. 1-4

      Leeds: Taylor Bros., 1894-1921. 454; 312; 522; 160, 77 col plates, b/w frontis portrait, numerous text figs. HB/PB. Scarce complete set including the first 3 parts of Vol. 4 (all published), which are seldom found. Vols 1-3, roy. 8vo, orig. cloth, gt, teg, minor rubbing. Vol. 4, 3 parts as issued in orig. wrappers, worn, some wrappers detached. Plates in these final parts are intentially loose to allow placement by the binder. Author's signature pasted to endpapers of Vols 1-3. Vg set. This work appeared in 24 parts: Vols 1-3 (Pts 1-21, issued 1894-1914); only the first 3 parts of vol. 4 were published, (Pts 22-24, issued 1916-1921). Publication of the fourth volume was delayed by the First World War, with publication suspended temporarily following Pt 23, 'as the difficulties of its production have been so greatly intensified by the war conditions and by the increasing severity of the military requisitions of men and material.' - Announcement printed inside front wrapper. Pt 24 was the final part to be published, in 1921, with the fourth volume remaining unfinished. Among the great merits of this work are: its colour plates and colour distribution maps; detailed descriptions; biographical notes on a large number of malacologists, with their portraits and samples of their handwritings.Nissen [ZBI 4081] mentions only Vols 1-3.

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        The Shorter Poems.

      Oxford: The Daniel Press,, 1894. 5 volumes and index, small quarto. Original wrappers, short title to each front wrapper in black. Housed in a green cloth drop-down box, red morocco title label to spine gilt. Some spotting and dust soiling, and superficial fraying to the yapp edges, but on the whole a sound set of this fragile issue in excellent condition. First complete edition, limited issue, including the first printing of any of the final volume; one of 150 numbered sets, the vast majority of which were either issued bound as one or suffered the same fate after purchase. Sets in their original state are rare, only one such example appearing at auction in 30 years. With the original prospectus laid-in. Robert Bridges (1844–1930) would become Poet Laureate in 1913, and became friends at Oxford with Gerard Manley Hopkins.

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        POETICAL WORKS

      London Smith, Elder & Co. 1888-1894 - 17 volumes. The most complete of the editions of Browning's writings. 8vo, bound in very handsome contemporary three-quarter crushed green morocco over marbled boards. The backs with raised bands gilt ruled, the compartments with central gilt floral device inlaid with red morocco, end-leaves of marbled paper to match the covers, top edge gilt. A very attractive set in handsome turn of the century bindings, the contents appearing essentially unused and the bindings with extremely little evidence of wear. The backs are mellowed to honey as is the usual with green morocco. AN APPEALING SET OF THE WRITINGS BY THIS GREAT POET OF 19TH CENTURY ENGLAND. The first collected edition of Browning's poems appeared in two volumes in 1849, but consisted only of "Bells and Pomegranates" and "Paracelsus". Although the present is called the"third" edition (presumably in deference to a selection of Browning's work edited by John Forster and Barry Cornwall and published by Chapman and Hall in the previous year, although dated 1863 on the title), it is in fact only the second, and the first to attain any semblance of completeness. The three volumes are divided into "Lyrics, Romances, Men, and Women" (a volume formed by combining the "Dramatic Romances and Lyrics" of the 1849 edition with the poems of "Men and Women" published in 1855); "Tragedies and other Plays"; and "Paracelsus, Christmas Eve and Easter Day, Sordello". This set represents the most complete edition of all of Robert Browning's work. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Life and Inventions of Thomas Alva Edison.

      New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1894. First edition of this early work on Thomas Edison. Quarto, original cloth, gilt titles and tooling to the spine and front panel, illustrated throughout. Signed on the front free endpaper, "From Orange New Jersey March 15 1895 Thomas A Edison." In near fine condition, newspaper clipping pasted to the pastedown. Rare and desirable signed by Edison. Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor who developed many devices including the motion picture camera, the phonograph and the electric light bulb. Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park", he was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of mass production and large-scale teamwork to the process of invention, and because of that, he is often credited with the creation of the first industrial research laboratory.

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        REPORTS ON SUBJECTS OF GENERAL AND COMMERCIAL INTEREST / DIPLOMATIC AND CONSULAR REPORTS ON TRADE AND FINANCE. [Contents:] China. Summary of First Decennial Report of the Chinese Imperial Maritime Customs. Reports of the Year 1893 on the Trade of Amoy / Canton / Chefoo / Chinkiang / Chungking / Foochow / Hankow / Ichang / Kiungchow / Newchwang / Ningpo / Pakhoi / Shanghai / Swatow / Tainan / Wênchow / Corea. Reporets of the Year 1894 on the Trade of Canton / Amoy/ Chefoo / Chungkiang / Foochow / Ichang / Kiungchow/ Newchwang / Ningpo / Pakhoi / Shanghai / Swatow / Tainan / Tamsui / Wênchow / Wuhu / The Corea. Portugal. Report for the Year 1893 on the Trade of Macao and Timor.

      Printed for Her Majesty's Stationery Office. 1894-95, London - Large 8vo. 6.5 x 9.75 inches. Pagination varies from 6 to 31 numbered pages. averaging about 13 pages each, with a total of over 470 pages. Bound in recent black calf; spine in compartments preserving original black morocco title label, gilt. Occasional page edge chips and a little spotting but otherwise a very good set. Illustrated by one folding diagram. Thirty six separate trade and financial reports for the years 1893-94, published by HMSO for the Foreign Office. The majority cover the trade of individual Chinese cities, both in 1893 and 94, but there is also a separate report on the Chinese customs, one on the Portuguese colonies of Macao and Timor and two on Korea. As is normal with government publications, these are Command Papers, presented to Parliament and each has an individual Command number, e. g. [C. 7294 - 6.] for the first report. Please apply to us directly if you require to know any other Command numbers. A rare item, handsomely rebound. ECONOMICS CHINA GOVERNMENT ASIA 19TH CENTURY ECONOMICS

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        Drame Lyrique en Quatre Actes par Arrigo Boito 1894

      Vocal score, PN51635, 4ff., 366 pages, French text, blind stamped 10/1894. Ownership dated Oct 31st, 1894 (19 days after the Paris premiere), a fine copy. Original boards. First edition of the second version, Hopkinson 63B. This is a special version of the opera made by Verdi for the Paris Opera, where it was given on October 12th, 1894. First edition to contain Act III ballet music composed by Verdi for the production and it also includes other revisions made by the composer. Size is 8.5 x 11 inches.

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        THE JUNGLE BOOK --- THE SECOND JUNGLE BOOK

      Macmillan and co. London. 1894 + 95. FIRST EDITION OF SECOND VOLUME, First reprint, one month after first printing, or First volume. Two volumes. 8vo. (7.4 x 5.1 inches). Illustrated throughout by J. L. Kipling, W. H. Drake and P. Frenzeny. Previous owners neat inscription on front blank endpaper of both volumes, otherwise fine bright and clean copies throughout. Fine early twentieth century full leather bindings by Bayntun Bookbinders of Bath, England. Lovely full dark blue morocco, spines with five raised bands, the compartments ruled, decorated and lettered in gilt. Attractive decorative gilt borders on all boards. All edges gilt. Original gilt decorated blue cloth spines and front & rear covers bound in at the end of each volume. Dark blue silk endpapers within double gilt ruled borders. A small amount of rubbing to the extremities and some very light spotting to a few page edges but overall a lovely set of these classic books with a true first printing of the second Jungle Book and the earliest repring of the Jungle Book.

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        THE JUNGLE BOOK. --- THE SECOND JUNGLE BOOK.

      Macmillan and co. London. 1894 + 95 - FIRST EDITION OF SECOND VOLUME, First reprint, one month after first printing, or First volume. Two volumes. 8vo. (7.4 x 5.1 inches). Illustrated throughout by J. L. Kipling, W. H. Drake and P. Frenzeny. Previous owners neat inscription on front blank endpaper of both volumes, otherwise fine bright and clean copies throughout. Fine early twentieth century full leather bindings by Bayntun Bookbinders of Bath, England. Lovely full dark blue morocco, spines with five raised bands, the compartments ruled, decorated and lettered in gilt. Attractive decorative gilt borders on all boards. All edges gilt. Original gilt decorated blue cloth spines and front & rear covers bound in at the end of each volume. Dark blue silk endpapers within double gilt ruled borders. A small amount of rubbing to the extremities and some very light spotting to a few page edges but overall a lovely set of these classic books with a true first printing of the second Jungle Book and the earliest repring of the Jungle Book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        Mirifiques Aventures de Maître Antifer. (Portrait collé)

      Paris, Bibliothèque d'Education et de Récréation J. Hetzel et Cie. 1894 - Les Voyages Extraordinaires. 78 illustrations par G. Roux, dont 12 grandes gravures en chromotypographie - 2 cartes en couleurs. Complet & Contrôlé. Édition originale. Bibliothèque d'Éducation et de récréation J. Hetzel et Cie. 1894 - 420 pages. Catalogue HF pour 1894-1895. Imprimé par Gauthier-Villars. Relié par Lenègre. Cartonnage polychrome Hetzel au portrait collé. Dos au phare. Tranches dorées. Gouttière régulière. Infimes rousseurs. Très bon état. Format in-4°(28x19). 1ère Edition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Purchase of The North Pole. A Sequel to "From the Earth to the Moon." Illustrated.

      London, Sampson Low, Marston & Co., 1894 1st UK ed.. Hardback, approx 7.5 x 5 inches. In pebbled dark green cloth covers with decorative gilt lettering to spine and front, and black pictorial design. Yellow endpapers. In very good near fine condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and ends of spine. Front endpaper is later. Frontis has reinforced backing. Some darkening and minor marks to title, fontis and first pages, some minor handling marks else pages very clean and tight throughout. An excellent copy. 143 +32pp cat. Illustrated with 30 B&W full page plates, including frontis. First UK Edition.

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        PRIDE AND PREJUDICE With a preface by George Saintsbury

      George Allen. London. 1894. FIRST THOMSON EDITION. 8vo. (7.3 x 4.9 inches). Beautifully illustrated throughout with 101 fine line engravings by Thomson. Overall a remarkable copy of this fragile book. A couple of tiny spots of light foxing to the last couple of pages, otherwise this is a beautifully clean and bright copy of the scarce first Thomson edition, in the publishers highly decorative peacock design binding. Dark green cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to front board and spine. Dark green coated endpapers. Inner hinges firm and without any of the cracking often found in this title. This copy looks like it has barely been read and was obviously very well looked after over the last hundred and nineteen years. All edges gilt. A couple of very minor abrasions to the corners but overall a fine, bright, clean example of this beautiful book. Uncommon in such nice condition.-------- One of the best, and most popular, illustrated books of the late nineteenth century. Thomson illustrated this work for George Allen publishers before going on to illustrate the other Austen books for Macmillan & Co. This is the scarcest of all the Thomson/Austen titles in first edition.

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        HENRI DE TOULOUSE-LAUTREC dessin original

      - Le duc de Nemours, 1894 Mine de plomb sur papier, annoté de la main de l’artiste : « le duc de Nemours », 13 x 8 cm, monogramme en bas à gauche. Dessin représentant le Duc de Nemours dénudé dans une maison close parisienne. Provenance : Maurice Guibert ; vente bibliothèque, Paris, 16-21 novembre 1922, N°401, dessin acquis par la suite par M. Galanti, Paris. Bibliographie : Maurice Joyant, Toulouse-Lautrec, Dessins-Estampes-Affiches, H. Floury Editeur, Paris, 1927, p 207. M.G. Dortu, Catalogue raisonné de l’œuvre de Toulouse-Lautrec, collectors éditions, New York, 1971, vol. V, ref. D. 3.622, ill. p.601. Certificat d’authencité par le Comité Toulouse-Lautrec, Paris, 12 juin 2017.

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        THE WOMAN'S BOOK; DEALING PRACTICALLY WITH THE MODERN CONDITIONS OF HOME-LIFE, SELF-SUPPORT, EDUCATION, OPPORTUNITIES, AND EVERY-DAY PROBLEMS

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1894 - Two volumes, large octavo, (25cm x 17cm), xii, (4), 400; xii, 397 pages. This detailed pair of volumes called on experts in many fields to include 18 chapters, which include William Stoddard on Women in Their Business Affairs, Lillian Betts on the Principles of Housekeeping, Constance Cary Harrison on Society and Social Usages, P.G. Hubert on Occupations for Women, Kate Douglas Wiggin on the Training of children, Elizabeth Bisland, who raced Nellie Bly around the world for their publications post-Jules Verne, Thomas Wentworth Higginson on Books and reading, Samuel Parsons Jr. on the Home Grounds, and Helen Churchill Candee on House Building. There are 400 illustrations, including a dozen color chromolithographs, plus myriad drawings and photographs in black and white. The books are in extremely good condition. Most of the color plates retain their laid-in tissue guards, which have left left acidic stains on facing pages, and there are a few sprinkles of foxing on the endpapers, and a narrow paper split at the gutter margin threads on page 161. Otherwise,there is not a mark or dog-ear or stain in the pair of books, which is one of the most interesting Victorian compendiums ever produced. A fine set, bound in deep blue-green cloth stamped silver. The running text that composes part of the border on the front cover reads: "The Home / Social Life/ The Garden / Dress / Education / Books and Reading / House Building / Furnishing / Rugs / Hygiene / Housekeeping / Children / China / Occupations / Outside Opportunities / Business Affairs." In a brief note, the publisher comments: "The title of this work accurately describes its purpose. The Plan has included the treatment of all the larger subjects which to-day interest and concern women (though many of the topics treated are of equal interest to all readers); and it is hoped that the work will become a thoroughly home book, to be read, consulted, and relied upon in thousands of households." Less that a dozen American libraries own actual printed copies -- most of the library holdings are electronic. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Explication.

      Librairie illustré,, Paris 1894 - First editions of two very scare annuals printed for Angelo Mariani, novelettes with a partially graphic narrative extolling the virtues of his wildly popular coca wine (Vin Mariani). Each copy here is number 38 of 50 copies on japon (of total editions of 500 copies). Mariani commissioned numerous bibliophilic productions from leading publishers and illustrators to promote his product. He had created his coca wine in 1863 and with an active content of around 6 milligrams per ounce it found enthusiastic drinkers all over the world, including Queen Victoria and Pope Leo XIII. [and:] SILVESTRE, Armand. La Plante enchantée. Paris: Librairie illustré, 1895.Folio (325 × 240 mm), pp. 39, [3]; [1], 28, [2], illustrated throughout. Original pictorial wrappers. Bound together in early green cloth. Excellent copies. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Lucia Moholy

      Rarität! Zustand: fast wie neu, lediglich geringfügige Lagerspuren (s. Abb.) am Schutzumschlag, sonst neuwertig. Inhalt: Bildbiographie mit 66 Seiten Text und 132 Seiten Abbildungen von Fotografien der Bauhaus-Fotografin Lucia Moholy. Entwurf des Bandes: Gerd Fleischmann. Aus der Biografie: geb. 1894 in Böhmen, Schulzeit in Prag, Lehramtsbefähigung für Englisch, Studium der Kunstgeschichte und Philosophie, Arbeit als Redakteurin und Lektorin u.a. bei Rowohlt und Kurt Wolff, Aufenthalt bei Heinrich Vogeler in Worpswede, 1920 Begegnung mit Moholy-Nagy in Berlin, gemeinsame Arbeit, Heirat, mit M-N ans Bauhaus, Redaktion aller Bauhaus-Bücher, ab 1924 Porträts von Bauhaus-Lehrern und Freunden, ab 1928 wieder gemeinsam in Berlin, 1929 Trennung v. M-N, Fachlehrerin für Fotografie an der Itten-Schule, Berlin, 1933 Emigration über Prag und Paris nach London (1934). Seit 1959 freie Publizistin in Zürich. Stirbt daselbst 1989. Frontispiz-Foto: Porträt der Künstlerin durch Moholy-Nagy (s. Abb.)

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        The Green Carnation

      D. Appleton, New York 1894 - Inscribed by Hichens on the front endpaper. Very good, bound in half leather with green buckram, rubbed at the front hinge with some fading. Square and firmly bound with a gilt top edge. Two bookplates affixed inside the front board. A novel of Oscar Wilde and Lord Alfred Douglas, used as evidence against Wilde during his indecency trials. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Théatre Complet; Théatre des Autres; Théatre Notes.

      Paris: Michel Levy 1868-1894 - 10 volumes, 9 inches tall. Superb full straight grain morocco by Paul Vié with gilt bands, titles and gilt tooling to the spine, the straight grain of the boards framed within gilt and blind rolls, dentelles and top edge gilt. Portrait. One of 52 copies on 'papier de Hollande', initialed by Dumas to Gustave Boulanger the celebrated figure painter. On the half title there is a further inscription 'a Gustave Boulanger - Bonne amitie, A Dumas f'. Two letters from his daughter, Collette Dumas, are slipped in and she has written a further inscription on the second blank. Slight fading to the spines and very slight rubbing to the head and tailcaps. A magnificent set of these great works including 'La Dame aux Camélias' ('The Lady with the Camellias'), in the original French. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Jean et Jeannette. Illustré de vingt-quatre compositions par Ad. Lalauze. Préface par Léo Claretie.

      Paris, A. Ferroud, 1894.. in-8. XXXII. 207 pages. 4 pages. 25 planches gravées hors-texte. (24x16cm). Pleine basane rouge. Dos à nerfs. Couverture et dos imprimés conservés. Tranches marbrées. Dos insolé. Quelques piqûres. Papier légèrement bruni. Très bon état. Edition tirée à 500 exemplaires numérotés, celui-ci (n°143) un des 200 de tête sur grand vélin d'Arches. Jolie eaux-fortes dans le texte par Lalauze, tirées par Wittman, en deux états. Ses images tendres, souvent sur le registre du conte, et travaillées sur acier avec finesse, comme des millers de griffures de petites aiguilles, valurent à Lalauze d'être souvent sollicité pour illustrer des romans et nouvelles. Exemplaire bien relié, très bon état intérieur.

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        THE WOMAN'S BOOK; DEALING PRACTICALLY WITH THE MODERN CONDITIONS OF HOME-LIFE, SELF-SUPPORT, EDUCATION, OPPORTUNITIES, AND EVERY-DAY PROBLEMS

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1894. first edition. Two volumes, large octavo, (25cm x 17cm), xii, (4), 400; xii, 397 pages. This detailed pair of volumes called on experts in many fields to include 18 chapters, which include William Stoddard on Women in Their Business Affairs, Lillian Betts on the Principles of Housekeeping, Constance Cary Harrison on Society and Social Usages, P.G. Hubert on Occupations for Women, Kate Douglas Wiggin on the Training of children, Elizabeth Bisland, who raced Nellie Bly around the world for their publications post-Jules Verne, Thomas Wentworth Higginson on Books and reading, Samuel Parsons Jr. on the Home Grounds, and Helen Churchill Candee on House Building. There are 400 illustrations, including a dozen color chromolithographs, plus myriad drawings and photographs in black and white. The books are in extremely good condition. Most of the color plates retain their laid-in tissue guards, which have left left acidic stains on facing pages, and there are a few sprinkles of foxing on the endpapers, and a narrow paper split at the gutter margin threads on page 161. Otherwise,there is not a mark or dog-ear or stain in the pair of books, which is one of the most interesting Victorian compendiums ever produced. A fine set, bound in deep blue-green cloth stamped silver. The running text that composes part of the border on the front cover reads: "The Home / Social Life/ The Garden / Dress / Education / Books and Reading / House Building / Furnishing / Rugs / Hygiene / Housekeeping / Children / China / Occupations / Outside Opportunities / Business Affairs." In a brief note, the publisher comments: "The title of this work accurately describes its purpose. The Plan has included the treatment of all the larger subjects which to-day interest and concern women (though many of the topics treated are of equal interest to all readers); and it is hoped that the work will become a thoroughly home book, to be read, consulted, and relied upon in thousands of households." Less that a dozen American libraries own actual printed copies -- most of the library holdings are electronic.

      [Bookseller: Barbara Farnsworth, Bookseller, A.B.A.A.]
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        The Legend of the Bells

      Christmas 1894 - Etching Image 153 x 98 mm, Plate 164 x 109 mm Signed and inscribed in pencil A Christmas card version of Haig's much larger etching of the same title with the words 'On Earth Peace, Good Will Towards Men' in the plate. Axel Haig R.E., (10 November 1835 â€" 1921) a Swede, who came to etching from architectural drawing specifically naval architecture. His earliest etchings showed the omission of the inessential, the hallmark of the new etchers but he soon found his feet making etchings suitable to be framed and put on the walls as rivals to paintings. His technique was different: look closely at a Haig Cathedral interior and you see a confused melee of lines, step back and you get the authentic gloom of the Middle Ages. Lennox-Boyd 136 Ex collection of Christopher Lennox-Boyd [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Histoires Magiques

      First edition.Lithographed frontispiece. 8vo. Number 278 of 278 copies "sur vélin ivoire", signed and numbered by the author. Very fragile metallic paper printed wrappers with gothic letter titles on wrapper and spine. Slight chips to head and tail of spine and starting at joints.199pp.+[2]l. Paris, Edition du Mercure de France,

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        SET OF 28 COLONIAL AND PROPRIETARY PENNSYLVANIA MAPS: Pennsylvania Archives, Third Series, Appendix I-X [complete in itself].

      Harrisburg: Clarence H. Busch, State Printer, 1894. These colored maps are clean, folded as issued, and inserted into the original red morocco clamshell box, gilt-decorated spine, ribbon ties intact. 8.5" x 5.5" Some of the maps in this set are quite large, and are often sold individually. A prior owner put small, neat numbers on the outer corner of each map, and added a two-page, typewritten list of the maps keyed to those numbers. Present are: 1. Nicholas Scull's 1759 map of Pennsylvania for Thomas Penn & Richard Penn. 2. Map of Pennsylvania, drawn chiefly from a Scull map, 1770, French notations. 3. Map of the Improved Part of the Province, the Countyes of Chester, Philadelphia and Bucks. 4. Map of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and Delaware, 1749, by Lewis Evans. 5. Regni Mexicani, Novae Hispaniae, showing Carolina, Virginia and Pennsylvania, by A. Baptista Homanno. 6. Map of the Frontiers of the Northern Colonies and the Indians, 1768, by S. Will Johnson. 7. Map of the Middle British Colonies, 1755, by Lewis Evans. 8. W. Scull map of the Province of Pennsylvania, April 4, 1770. 9. Map of the British Colonies, 1765. 10. Reading Howell map for the Legislature and Governor of Pennsylvania. 11. Map of the Provinces of New-York and New Jersey, with a part of Pennsylvania, 1777, by Matthews Albert Lotter. 12. Township map of Chester County, c.1785. 13. London Land Co. survey, 5000 acres, c. 1709. by Thomas Fairman. 14. Survey of Mt. Pleasant, 404 acres, c. 1785. 15. Thomas Fairman survey for London Land Co. 16. Fairman survey for Proprietary Mans of Gilberts. 17. Survey for Bazil Brown, Manallin Township, c. 1779. 18. Survey for John Estaugh & Co.'s 6871 acres on Conostogo and Mill Creek, Chester County, 1716, by Isaac Taylor. 19. Sm. Trent & Isaac Norris, 5000 acres laid out to the London Land Co. 20. Survey of 7500 acres on the Delaware River, Bucks County, c. 1699. 21. Survey, New Munster, c. 1763. 22. Survey, London Land Co., c. 1699, "an island in the river Delaware." 23. Survey, 313 acres called Coxburg, c. 1780. 24. Survey for John Lukens, 1398 acres, 1789, land on Conestoga Creek. 25. Survey, 1784, for east side of Monongahela River between Great Redstone and Dunlaap's Creek. 26. Map showing Donation Lands by J. Sutton Wall, undated. 27. Survey, London Co., containing 16,500 acres in New Castle County, 1736. 28. Die Gros-Brittanische Colonie-Laender in Nord-America: New Engelland, New York, New Yersey and Pensilvania, undated. Fine.

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        PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

      London: George Allen. 1894. First edition, first printing of the Hugh Thomson illustrated edition. First edition, first printing of the Hugh Thomson illustrated edition. Original green cloth with titles and peacock design in gilt to the upper board and spine. All edges gilt. A very good copy, the binding firm, with some rubbing and a few nicks at the spine tips. The contents are entirely complete and without loose or torn pages. There is an illustrated previous owner's inscription to the half title and the odd finger mark to the margins throughout. Small oval stationers blind stamp to the coated front endpaper. An attractive example of the most sought after illustrated edition of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        Les enfants du Capitaine Grant

      Collection Hetzel, Paris - Un volume grand in-octavo sans date (entre 1894 et 1905 pour ce type de cartonnage), de 620 pages, illustré de 172 dessins par Riou, gravées par Pannemaker. Quelques rousseurs éparses, bords en gouttière des feuillets un peu bruni. Cartonnage d'éditeur signé Engel, en pleine percaline rouge, le coin inférieur au deuxième plat un peu écrasé. Dos à l'ancre, premier plat polychrome, du type au portrait, mais avec le titre doré dans un cartouche à fond rouge remplaçant le dit portrait; tranches dorées. Excellent exemplaire aux coloris et ors bien vifs. Size: Grand In-8 (18.5 x 28.5 cm) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

      London: George Allen, 1894. First Edition Thus. 8vo., 476pp.; VG; bound in dark green cloth, gilt tooling and lettering on front board and spine, image on front board of a peacock perched on a sun dial with a feather motif; this is the famous Peacock Edition, bound in the Peacock design, in a similar style to one of Thomson's other contributing series, Macmillan's Cranford series; First Illustrated Edition of Jane Austen's best-loved novel; all edges of text block gilt; dark blue-green mat end papers; spine cocked; mild rubbing; frontispiece with tissue guard; profusely illustrated with 160 line drawings, in a mix of illustrations in the text, head and tail pieces, as well as ornamental initials; LP collection. Full-priced Rockville.

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        The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray

      London: Smith, Elder, & Co. 1894 - Smith, Elder, & Co., London, 1891-1894. Later Editions Half leather over marbled boards with red and green totle labels. Good. 8 inches by 5 ½ inches wide. Complete 13 volume set published 1891-1894. Brown half leather over marbled boards. Marbled end papers [eps] and page edges. Spines ornately tooled in gilt in compartments, 5 raised bands, corner tips leather over marbled boards. Black and White frontispiece to every volume apart from the last and “The Christmas Books” illustrated by the author throughout. Blocks in all volumes are generally clean, bright, tight & straight, some foxing. All hinges & joints in good condition.   Condition Report Externally Spine – good condition – bright with gilt decorations, spien titles unevenly faded but attractive. Joints – good condition – gently worn but strong. Corners – good condition – gentle wear. Boards – good condition. Page edges – good condition – page edges marbled. See above and photos. Internally Hinges – very good condition. Front paste down – very good condition. Front free end paper – very good condition – marbled. Title – good condition – some foxing. Pages – good condition generally - some foxing to front and rear. Binding – structurally sound and strong. See photos Publisher: see above. Publication Date: 1891-1894 Binding: Hardback [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        NOVEL NOTES. By Jerome K. Jerome, Author of „The Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow,“ etc.

      Leipzig. Bernhard Tauchnitz. 1894. schwarz-, gioldgeprägter Originalleinenband ca. 10,00 x 16 cm. 279 Seiten. Vortitel mitm Hd. Eigentumssignatur. Einband beriben. Rücken ausgeblichen. einzelne Seiten etwas fleckig. gebräunt. guter Zustand. Collection of British Authors. Tauchnitz Edition. Vol. 2967.in englischer Sprache. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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        Balades dans Paris. Au moulin de la Galette. A l'Hôtel Drouot. Sur les quais. Au Luxembourg Notes inédites par Eugène Rodrigues, Paul Eudel, B.-H. Gausseron et Adolphe Retté

      Les Bibliophiles contemporains, 1894. broché Édition originale tirée à 180 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin teinté, imprimés pour la Société des bibliophiles contemporains, animée par Octave Uzanne. Différents encadrements floraux polychromes d'Alexandre Lunois (1863-1916) ornent chacune des pages de texte consacrées à la vie parisienne de la fin du XIXeme - textes eux-mêmes agrémentés d'ornements et de culs de lampe en noirs de Martin. Le volume comporte 4 belles eaux-fortes d'A. Bertrand en double états, noir et couleurs. La couverture en couleurs est d'Eugène Delâtre. Ce bel exemplaire, numéroté 106, est au nom de Paul Meurice.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Pierre Saunier]
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        Een nagelaten bekentenis.

      Amsterdam, Van Holkema & Warendorf, [1894]. Heelleer (privéband, vervaardigd F.H. Danner, 1997). Het originele omslag is meegebonden: voor- en achterzijde op hun plaats. (4), 292 p. 1e druk.l De boekband is geïmiteerd naar de originele linnen bandtekening: het lettertype is gelijk, en ook is de band voorzien van de drie horizontale strepen over voorzijde, rug en achterkant!Uiterst zeldzaam met het originele omslag, dat in ontwerp afwijkt van de linnen banden.

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        Pride and Prejudice

      London: George Allen, 1894. First Thus. Like New. Dark green cloth with elaborate gilt stamped peacock design, illustrated by Hugh Thomson, all edges gilt. Near Fine. Quite the glowing copy with very fresh and vibrant gilt stamping. Faint patches of discoloration to the rear cover, bottom edge of bottom board lightly bumped, and a tiny patch of exposure to top corner of upper board. Heavy foxing to prelims and terminals, light foxing to edge of page block. Small ownership emboss and previous owner details inked to verso of front free end paper. A breath-taking copy of a book produced with such exquisite and unparalleled beauty.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA]
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        PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

      London: George Allen, 1894. First Edition Thus. 8vo., 476pp.; VG; bound in dark green cloth, gilt tooling and lettering on front board and spine, image on front board of a peacock perched on a sun dial with a feather motif; this is the famous Peacock Edition, bound in the Peacock design, in a similar style to one of Thomson's other contributing series, Macmillan's Cranford series; First Illustrated Edition of Jane Austen's best-loved novel; all edges of text block gilt; dark blue-green mat end papers; spine cocked; small tear to head of spine; mild rubbing; frontispiece with tissue guard; profusely illustrated with 160 line drawings, in a mix of illustrations in the text, head and tail pieces, as well as ornamental initials; shelved case 2. Dupont.

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        THE WOMAN'S BOOK; DEALING PRACTICALLY WITH THE MODERN CONDITIONS OF HOME-LIFE, SELF-SUPPORT, EDUCATION, OPPORTUNITIES, AND EVERY-DAY PROBLEMS

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1894. Two volumes, large octavo, (25cm x 17cm), xii, (4), 400; xii, 397 pages. This detailed pair of volumes called on experts in many fields to include 18 chapters, which include William Stoddard on Women in Their Business Affairs, Lillian Betts on the Principles of Housekeeping, Constance Cary Harrison on Society and Social Usages, P.G. Hubert on Occupations for Women, Kate Douglas Wiggin on the Training of children, Elizabeth Bisland, who raced Nellie Bly around the world for their publications post-Jules Verne, Thomas Wentworth Higginson on Books and reading, Samuel Parsons Jr. on the Home Grounds, and Helen Churchill Candee on House Building. There are 400 illustrations, including a dozen color chromolithographs, plus myriad drawings and photographs in black and white. One of the color plates shows two book covers designed by Margaret Armstrong and Alice Morse, both of whom were book designers, and which makes more than likely that the unsigned bindings of these two volumes were the work of Margaret Armstrong. The books are in extremely good condition. Most of the color plates retain their laid-in tissue guards, which have left left acidic stains on facing pages, and there are a few sprinkles of foxing on the endpapers, and a narrow paper split at the gutter margin threads on page 161. Otherwise,there is not a mark or dog-ear or stain in the pair of books, which is one of the most interesting Victorian compendiums ever produced. A fine set, bound in deep blue-green cloth stamped silver. The running text that composes part of the border on the front cover reads: "The Home / Social Life/ The Garden / Dress / Education / Books and Reading / House Building / Furnishing / Rugs / Hygiene / Housekeeping / Children / China / Occupations / Outside Opportunities / Business Affairs." In a brief note, the publisher comments: "The title of this work accurately describes its purpose. The Plan has included the treatment of all the larger subjects which to-day interest and concern women (though many of the topics treated are of equal interest to all readers); and it is hoped that the work will become a thoroughly home book, to be read, consulted, and relied upon in thousands of households." Less that a dozen American libraries own actual printed copies -- most of the library holdings are electronic.

      [Bookseller: Barbara Farnsworth, Bookseller]
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        PROGRESS IN FLYING MACHINES

      The American Engineer and Railroad Journal [1894], New York - Approx. 6" x 9" VG slate grey hardcover with gilt lettering. Significant wear to lightly soiled boards at corners and spine ends. Ex-library with associated markings, including "Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences" stamp on top edge of text block and, with address, on front paste-down; attractive blind-stamp from same institute on title page is dated 1932. Abrasion and offsetting to front and rear endpapers. Hinges starting at front endpapers. Age-toned brown paper envelope adhered to rear paste-down is now empty. A few marginal pen marks scattered throughout text. Split-start at pg. 80-81 & 192-193. All else is very good. A compendium of articles originally serially produced as articles in 27 issues of The Railroad and Engineering Journal (New York) beginning in October, 1891. Per Preface, this collection marks their first appearance together in book form. The Wright Brothers are said to have consulted this book while building their first flying machines. Very scarce. Gray/Blue spine (no DJ) with gilt text. Rockville Non-Retail Listings. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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