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        L'Ymagier. Collection complète du N°1 au N°8

      first edition printed in 515 copies.Text by Alfred Jarry and Remy de Gourmont in first editions.Illustrated book of about 300 engravings, old wood reproductions of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, large colored pictures, pages of old books, miniatures, lithographs, wood, original drawings and prints of Remy de Gourmont, Alfred Jarry (under the pseudonym Alain Jans), Henri Henri Rousseau, James Whistler, Paul Gauguin, Eric Forbes-Robertson, L. Roy, Jossot, A. Seguin, O'Connor, Charles Filiger George Espagnat, Emile Bernard ...- 1: 68 encrypted pages with a headline and a miniature sheet of embossed Filiger in purple, a Martyr head by RG (Remy de Gourmont), a drawing by Émile Bernard stamped in blue and forty old images and thumbnails as well as 'in the inset of them large images of Epinal color folio folded (613 x 380 mm and 615 x 395 mm) of which comprises a tear.- 2: 71 encrypted pages [69] to 140 including an original print by E. Forbes-Robertson (Adam and Eve) and numerous woodcuts as well as inset wood Indochinese 2 from 2 ff. China paper folded, an original lithograph pen of Henri Rousseau (The War) drawn in black and salmon color (260 x 420 mm), an original lithograph in pen signed RG (Remy de Gourmont), drawn in black , an original lithograph from the pen of Alfred Jarry (Caesar Antichrist), and two images of Epinal color folded. the Battle of the Pyramids (400 x 580 mm); Good Beer Mars (420 x 509 mm), the latter being racked specification. # 3: 66 p. c. 141 to 206 of the Imperial Japanese paper. Many illustrations ..Inset:An original lithograph on zinc in black L. Roy on French japan grainy, reserved for deluxe copies.An original high water black A. Séguin on Japan French moiré reserved for subscribers.2 ff. not. c. including one titled and the other carrying the Madeleine, from a timber of Paul Gauguin, pulled blood, ours on imperial Japan specially for head 5 copies.An original wooden dark green G. Espagnat on imperial Japan.An original wooden brown umber of Japan A. Feurgard.An original drawing stamped in blue on japan imperial E. Bernard.An original drawing embossed in dark green on Jossot Imperial Japan.An original wooden sepia on imperial Japan Mr. Delcourt.Two images of Epinal folded color (621 x 350 mm and 640 x 370 mm).4: 72 pp. c. from 207 to 278 of Imperial Japan paper. Many illustrations.Inset:An original etching by Roderie O'Conor (Landscape), drawn on laid Holland paper "MBM", reserved for deluxe copies.An original lithograph in black L. Roy (At the church) on gray tinted japan, reserved for subscribers.An original sketch carved out of mahogany by Alain Jans (Alfred Jarry) on imperial Japan.A wooden black Georges Espagnat on imperial Japan.An original drawing stamped in black Roderie O'Conor on imperial Japan.An original drawing in blue stamped by Émile Bernard on imperial Japan.A pale wood folded thin Japan (455 x 198 mm).Two images of Epinal folded color (350 x 305 mm and 370 x 295 mm).Tome second uniting the No. 5-8 in continuous pagination.hedging the overall volume II printed in blue on japan imperial connected head. (Reserved for subscribers and first copies of this paper)5: Cover printed in blue. 68 pp. c. 1 to 68, many illustrations.Inset:An original etching by Valere Bernard drawn in blood on laid paper of Holland paper. (Reserved for luxury copies)Our copy is enriched with a second state drawn in black on tinted laid this test not found in any other copy in hand.General frontispiece of the second volume and directed by Alfred Jarry drawn in brown on japan imperial. (Reserved for subscribers)An unpublished original print of Clésinger black pulled over Japan thin leaflet (281 x 430 mm).An unpublished original lithograph by James Whistler MN on imperial Japan thin (paper copies reserved for luxury), between two serpentes the premièrre subtitles.A folded facsimile popular image colored intiulée: The true portrait of the Wandering Jew ... (485 x 304 mm).A folded piece of an ancient colossal etching (368 x 305 mm), Japan grainy shot.6: 60 pp. c. from 69 to 128. Many illustrations.Inset:A study drypoint G. D'Espagnat on laid paper, reserved for deluxe copies.A large colored picture of Emile Bernard, reserved for subscribers.Two images of Epinal folded color (633 x 380 mm and 416 x 608 mm).7: 60 pp. c. from 129 to 188. Many illustrations.Inset:Two color lithographs folded (Saint John and Noah's Ark) on white vellum from a manuscript of the twelfth century, by Racine and Bauer (544 x 380 mm and 544 x 375 mm).An original wood Emile Bernard drawn in red on heavy paper tinted gray.Two-color folded Epinal images representing St. Peter and St. Paul and Napoleon on horseback (613 x 390 mm and 625 x 390 mm).8: 54 pp. c. from 189 to 242. nombresuses illustrations.Inset:A popular procession color image shaped folded banner (280 x 492 mm).An original wood from dark green to gray tinted Japan D'Espagnat (in full page and included in pagination).A wooden and gold rose by R. Gheym shot china (holy doll), reserved for deluxe copies.Two unencrypted suplémentaires sheets on japan imperial general table of volume II, reserved to subscribers and first copies of this paper).Second flat cover of the fifth delivery boards and covers the sixth, seventh and eighth shipments ultimately connected. L'Ymagier Paris Octobre 1894- Décembre 1896 21,5x27cm pour les cinq premiers fascicules & 23,5x28cm pour les fascicules N°6 & 7 & 23,5x30cm pour le huitième et dernier broché

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        The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

      London: 1894, 1894. First. hardcover. good. Illus. by Sidney Paget. Tall 8vo, blue cloth stamped in black & gilt bevelled edges, a.e.g. London: Geo. Newnes, 1894. First Edition. The corners are rubbed & bumped, free endpapers toned, there is light foxing throughout and the book has a lean, but a good copy nonetheless of these classic stories - their first appearance in book form. Vincent Starrett's copy, with his ownership signature.

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        The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson and the Comedy Those Extraordinary Twins

      Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1894. 1st. Hardcover. 8vo. 432pp. Frontispiece portrait of Twain with tissue guard; in-text illustrations on every page. This is the first state of the first edition with the bulk of the text block measuring 1 1/8" and title page not tipped-in. Also the first state frontispiece with the facsimile signature of Twain measuring 1 13/16" wide. Publisher's black & gilt decorated brown cloth; gilt lettering; drab gray endpapers. Minor wear to extremities; decorative owner bookplate else fine; an exceptionally nice copy. First published in the Century Magazine of December, 1893 to June, 1894. (BAL 3442). Next day shipping. Celebrating our 15th year - all domestic orders ship with Delivery Confirmation Tracking Number - Images available upon request.

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        Pride and Prejudice

      George Allen and Ruskin House, 1894 First Hugh Thomson Limited Edition of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice. Published in London by George Allen and Ruskin House in 1894. One of 250 limited large paper deluxe copies. Thomson Edition, one of 250 large paper copies(8x10 inches) for Britain, with another 25 done for America. The top fore edge gold gilt, here faded. Decorated title page, frontispiece, and large illustrations, 160 line drawings in all (printed on special China paper and laid down) by Hugh Thompson printed on unbleached Arnold paper. Original cloth covers have wear and some staining, pages have some foxing. bookmark attached to front paste-down. Previous owner's inscription on front free end paper. The trade edition of this book was decorated with a peacock design similar to the design on the first internal page of text in this copy. Thomson's illustrations became the illustrations of choice for Austen's work. Book comes in specially made cloth slipcase.. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

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        Letters from John Ruskin to Ernest Chesneau.

      London: privately printed for The Ashley Library, 1894.. Facsimile of a letter printed on japanese vellum as a frontispiece. Very limited edition "The impression of this book is limited to a few copies for private circulation only". Pp. xiv, 59. Bound at the Doves Bindery in 1904 and signed on the lower turnin "The Doves Bindery 19 C-S 04", full dark brown morocco with double gilt border and clover leaf in each corner surrounded by circles with small circles marking the quarters of the cover, spine in compartments with raised bands tooled in gilt in each section with clover leaves and diagonal lines with circles and lettering in gilt, gilt tooled turn-ins again with cover leaves, circles and three gilt borders, housed in the original green and brown morocco box with a lid (spine of box faded). Published by Thomas J. Wise with his Ashley Library colophon. Todd With the booklabel of Edith Rockefeller McCormick of Chicago who commissioned a large set of Ruskin's works to be bound for her. 121 titles were bound in several different colours by the Doves Bindery between 1902 and 1921. This book was bound in 1904 to Doves pattern 593. Tidcombe notes that this book was sold in the Edith Rockefeller McCormick sale as number 198 where it was sold to the American Art Association who sold McCormick's set on in 1934.

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        The Leaping Ouananiche. What It Is, Where, When and How to Catch It

      New York: Field and Stream Publishing Co., 318 Broadway, 1894. First edition. Illustrated. 66 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Pictorial printed wrappers, spine and covers repaired, else fine. First edition. Illustrated. 66 pp. 1 vols. 8vo.

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        Atlas of Manahattan Island New York, Vol 3 [From 14th Street to 40th Street]

      I.A. Lefevre, New York 1894 - Elephant Folio. With 83 pages of maps, plus 2 pages of index maps. First four leaves detached (still attached to tab). Soiling and chipping to cloth bindings. Chipping to foreedge of index map and first two leaves of maps. Maps generally in very good condition throughout. Good. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Strand Book Store, ABAA]
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        Typen aus Appenzell Inner-Rhoden. 24 Studienblätter von E. Hansen. Begleitender Text von J. B. Grütter.

      Zürich, Orell Füssli 1894 - . 4°. 4 Bl. Begleiteft, 24 mont. Studienblätter auf Tafeln. Lose wie erschienen. In illustr. Orig.-Halbleinen-Mappe. Erste Ausgabe. Emil Nolde trat 1892 m Gewerbemuseum in St. Gallen eine Stellung als Zeichnungslehrer an, die er bis 1898 innehatte. In dieser Zeit arbeitete an einer Reihe von Landschaftsaquarellen und Zeichnungen der Bergbauern. Ab 1902 nannte sich Hans Emil Nansen, nach seinem Heimatdorf, Emil Nolde. Deckelbezug mit kleinem Eckabriss. Begleittext mit Gebrauchsspuren, Tafeln sauber und gut. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Wood Beyond the World.

      Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1894. Frontispiece wood-engraving after Edward Burne-Jones. Wood engraved borders and intial letters, Printed in red and black. One of 350 copies. 8vo., original vellum, silk ties, uncut. A very good, bright and fresh copy A fantasy novel by Morris based on medieval chivalric romances and the style of Sir Thomas Malory. Having been cuckolded, Golden Walter, sets out on a sea voyage to escape and to see more of the world. Eventually after meeting hermits, dwarves, enchantresses, visiting strange woods etc the wheel of fate turns and he wins the kingdom of Stark-Wall and new love.

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        Geschichte der Familie Schoeller . ( Widmungsexemplar des Verfassers ) ( + Beilagen )

      Eisenschmidt Berlin 1894 ( Als Manuskript gedruckt ) X, 411 Seiten mit einigen Abbildungen auf Tafeln sowie 3 chromolithographierten Wappendarstellungen. Goldgeprägter OPergamentband mit Kopfgoldschnitt und Goldfileten, 4° ( 25,5 x 17,5 cm ). Widmungsexemplar des Verfassers für *Marie und Alexander ( teils unleserlich )..dieses Exemplar zum Andenken von August Victor, Berlin im Juli 1894* mit handschriftlicher Widmung auf dem Vorsatz.. Einband berieben, etwas fleckig, Bindung gelockert. Innen etliche Seiten am Außenrand mit kleinem braunen Fleck, sonst innen von guter Erhaltung. ( beiliegend: Kassette mit Stammblättern der Familie Schoeller mit zusammen 12 teils vielfach ausfaltbaren Stammblättern nebst einigen weiteren genealogischen Notizen zu der Familie Schoeller in blindgeprägter ( Wappen )-Oln-Kassette mit goldgeprägtem Einbandrücken, 4° ( 25,5 x 17 cm ) / ferner beiliegend: Album mit Kordelheftung mit montierten teils historischen Abbildungen von Mitgliedern der Familie Schoeller sowie einigen montierten Fotoporträts. Jeweils handschriftliche untenstehend auf dem Kartonträgerblatt beschriftet und mit näheren biographischen Angaben. Gezeigt werden: Johann Paul Schoeller - Philipp Rütger Schoeller - Philipp Ludolph Schoeller - Caroline Louise Schoeller - Ferdinand Wilhelm Schoeller - Sophie Elisabeth genannt Betty Schoeller, geborene Blank - Johann Wilhelm Blank - Sibilla Blank, geborene Simons ( zweimal ) - Johann Wilhelm Blank - Ida Schoeller, geborene Blank ( dreimal ) - Carl August Schoeller ( zweimal ) - Herbst 1862: Familie Carl August Schoeller ( Gruppenbild ) - Theodor Ludwig Emanuel Dirksen - Edith Dirksen, geborene Hudson - Julius Alexander Schoeller - Maria Schoeller, geborene Dirksen. Das Album in Kunstleder ohne Jahresangabe ( wohl um 1900-1930 verfertigt ), 4° ( 27 x 21,5 cm ). Zusammen 3 Bände. ( Gesamtgewicht ca. 3300 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Schoeller, Tuch, Papier, Schöpfbütten, Bütten, Papierfabrikation, Feinpapiere, Künstlerpapiere, Transparentpapiere, Wellpappenrohpapiere, Wellpappe, Dirksen, Blank, Google, Schoellershammer

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        The Jungle Book.

      New York, The century Co, 1894. - Petit in-8 de 303 pp., nombreuses illustrations en noir hors-texte. Texte en anglais. Légères rousseurs, plus prononcées à une trentaine de feuillets. Percaline verte olive d'éditeur, dos lisse orné d'animaux, titre, auteur et éditeur dorés, plats illustrés d'un éléphant et d'un tigre dorés dans un encadrement à froid, tête dorée. Bel exemplaire de la première édition américaine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tolstoy hopes there will be time for celebrated Russian editor Lyubov Yakovlevna Gurevich to publish his daughter's translation of "Amiel's Diary" in the next issue of "The Northern Herald" - Tolstoy had helped his daughter translate and had written the foreword to the Swiss diarist's journal


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        From the Virginia Plantation to the National Capitol

      Hartford, CT: American Publishing Company, 1894. Leather Very Good 534 pp, 8vo (lg). Leather. Rebound w/ original labels to spine and original boards, new eps. Boards edgeworn w/ scuffing and board exposure to corners, spine labels cracked and worn. Strip of staining to textblock foot, top edge browned. Light foxing throughout, minor soil to few scattered pgs. Full title: From the Virginia Plantation to the National Capitol, or, The First and Only Negro Representative in Congress from the Old Dominion.

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      GIRARD ET BOITTE 1894 - RO30127703: 38/40 volumes d'environ 550 à 650 pages chacun - les intérieurs sont frais - MANQUE TOMES 18 ET 20 Les 40 volumes sont composés : LECTURE ACTUELLE (24/26 volumes/ manque les tomes 18 et 20) ET LECTURE RETROSPECTIVE (14 volumes In-8 Relié toilé. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos fané. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 809-Histoire, littérature [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson and the Comedy Those Extraordinary Twins

      American Publishing Company, Hartford 1894 - 8vo. 432pp. Frontispiece portrait of Twain with tissue guard; in-text illustrations on every page. This is the first state of the first edition with the bulk of the text block measuring 1 1/8" and title page not tipped-in. Also the first state frontispiece with the facsimile signature of Twain measuring 1 13/16" wide. Publisher's black & gilt decorated brown cloth; gilt lettering; drab gray endpapers. Minor wear to extremities; decorative owner bookplate else fine; an exceptionally nice copy. First published in the Century Magazine of December, 1893 to June, 1894. (BAL 3442). Next day shipping. Celebrating our 15th year - all domestic orders ship with Delivery Confirmation Tracking Number - Images available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Burne-Jones coat of arms bookplate design

      1894. Burne-Jones, Edward. Two designs for Sir Edward Burne-Jones's coat-of-arms bookplate. The first design is done in pencil, with various studies sketched in the margins; pencil notes on the recto and verso by Robert Catterson-Smith, signed and dated 30 December 1927, explain that the design was intended for Catterson-Smith to translate into an ink line drawing. The second sheet features the same design in a rough pen and ink wash. Burne-Jones was offered a Baronetcy in November 1893 on the recommendation of Prime Minister William Ewart Gladstone. The title was formalized on May 3, 1894, after which Burne-Jones took the necessary steps of creating a family crest and motto. This bookplate shows an early try at creating that heraldry. In the sketch, the crest is made up of two wings against stylized fire and an estoile, a star with six wavy rays, in the center. Below, the coat of arms has a diagonal band with three sets of wings over a field spangled with seven estoiles and a hand, which represents the baronetcy. A curling banner shows the family motto, also chosen by Burne-Jones, "sequar et attingam," which means "I will follow and attain." The set likely shows an attempt at actually designing the coat of arms, rather than simply transferring the finished design onto a bookplate, as there are several key differences between the sketches and the final, formalized heraldry. In the official design, the hand is absent, and the wavy-legged estoiles are simple straight-legged mullets. Also, the helmet sketches in the margins suggest that Burne-Jones was considering other ideas for the crest before he settled on the wings and fire. This set offers an interesting glimpse into the process of an artist becoming a peer. Light soiling to both pages, and some spotting to the pencil design. (Memorials of Edward Burne-Jones, p. 241; The Art of Heraldry, p. 70; Fairbairn's book of crests of the families of Great Britain and Ireland, p. 309).

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        The Faerie Queene: A Poem in Six Books.

      London: George Allen, 1894-1897. First edition illustrated by Walter Crane. One of 1,000 copies on handmade paper. Six quarto volumes, bound in full green morocco by Zaehnsdorf for Asprey with decorative gilt triple ruled boards, raised spine bands with gilt titles, rules and floral devices; top edges gilt, gilt board edges and inside dentelles, and silk endpapers. Each part's original pictorial wrapper front bound in with one original wrapper back at the end of each volume. Double-page general title (dated 1897), seven title-pages (dated 1894-1896), and eighty-eight full-page woodcut illustrations (including one double-page). With numerous head- and tail- pieces, decorative initials, and printer's and publisher's colophons. An exceptional presentation. The Faerie Queene, illustrated by Walter Crane, is one of the most beautiful works of the Arts and Crafts Movement. Walter Crane was already a well-established illustrator, artist and wood-engraver when he embarked on his most ambitious project - the illustration and decoration of the longest poem in the English language.

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        Untersuchungen über des gleichseitige Dreieck als Norm gotischer Bauproportionen.

      Stuttgart: J. G. Cotta'sche Buchhandlung,, 1894. Octavo. Contemporary green half cloth, marbled boards, title gilt to the spine, edges sprinkled brown. 22 plates printed in red and black, 5 of them double-page. A little rubbed, short split across the spine and into the joint, lightly browned throughout, but remains very good. First edition of this unusual work by the Baltic German art historian. Dehio (1850-1932) was born in Reval, now Talinn, Estonia, he was the founder of the Handbuch der deutschen Kunstgeschichte, still publishing to this day. In the present work he sets out his theory of the equilateral triangle as the proportional basis of Gothic architecture. Uncommon, 5 copies only on Copac - BL, Oxford, V & A, Warburg, and Society of Antiquaries. Bookplate of the art historian Karl Birkmeyer to the front pastedown, a few pencilled marginalia in German.

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        Sonnets and Lyrical Poems. Together with Ballads and Poems

      London/Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1894. Two octavo volumes. (xii) 197; (iv) 227pp. Each volume is one of 310 copies. Designed and printed by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press in Hammersmith. This set has been bound in full blue levant morocco by Rivière. The bindings were executed in the Doves style, featuring double-ruled panels forming small square cornerpieces, each containing small concentric circle devices. Spines richly gilt with triple heart leaf ornaments and central flower devices in five of six compartments. Triple-ruled turn-ins with repeated flower, heart leaf, and circlet devices. T.e.g. Housed in titled chemises and within a morocco-backed double slipcase. This is the Saks copy, with his booklabel on front paste-downs. A handsome set. (Peterson A20, A20a).

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        La femme à Paris. -

      Librairies-Imprimeries réunies 1894 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-4 328 pp. Sous chemise en soie brodée en état modeste. Couverture illustrée signée Léon Rudnicki. Intérieur propre. Illustré de 300 vignettes de Pierre VIDAL, la majorité dans le texte, dont 114 en couleurs, et 20 hors-texte gravés sur cuivre en couleurs. Bel état intérieur. EDITION ORIGINALE de cet ouvrage évoquant les Parisiennes de l'époque : domestiques, ouvrières, employées de magasin, artistes, bourgeoises, prostituées et cocottes, mères de famille. Tirage à petit nombre sur beau papier simili japon filigrané de fleurs, avec les hors-texte imprimés sur vélin. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A Woman of No Importance

      John Lane, London 1894 - 8vo, 154pp., [2], 14p. ads, [2]. Faded purple cloth with gilt lettering and decorations by Charles Shannon. Some bubbling to cloth, boards worn at the tips and at head and foot of spine, some scuffing to rear board, spine darkened. Edges of text age-toned, hinges split and weak but boards are still firmly attached. Adverts dated 1894. Mason, 364. Half of the book with unopened pages. 1 of 500 copies printed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Aepfel und Birnen. Die wichtigsten deutschen Kernobstsorten. Herausgegeben im engen Aunschlusse an die "Statistik der deutschen Kernobstsorten" . unter der Leitung der Obst- und Weinbau-Abteilung der Deutschen landwirtschafts-Gesellschaft.

      Paul Parey, Berlin 1894 - Berlin, Paul Parey, 1894. 25,5x17,5 cm. 2 Bl., 13 S., 3 Bl. Anzn. Mit 104 chromolithogr. Tafeln und je 1 Textbl. u. je 1 Leerblatt für Notizen. OHLn. mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und einfarb. Deckelillustr. Nicht bei Nissen BBI. - Martini S. 80-82. Die schönen Farbtafeln wurden in der Lithographischen Anstalt von W. Müller in Gera gedruckt, der auch die Vorlagenzeichnungen (Aquarelle) anfertigte. Sie zeigen jeweils 1 bis 3 ganze und 1 aufgeschnittene Frucht, insgesamt werden 53 Apfel- und 53 Birnensorten abgebildet und beschrieben. - (Einband etwas fleckig und berieben, Ecken leicht bestossen. Nummer und kleiner Stempel auf Vorderdeckel, Vorsatz und Titel. Vorsätze im Gelenk etwas eingerissen. Einige Textblätter mit kurzen hs. Anmerkungen, auf einigen der leeren "Notizblättern" wurde zeitgenössische Werbung zur jeweiligen Sorte eingeklebt). - Die Tafeln sauber und frisch. Sprache: Deutsch OHLn. mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und einfarb. Deckelillustr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Travel and Adventure in the Congo Free State and Its Big Game Shooting

      Chapman & Hall, London 1894 - 355 pp, ill. Fold out map. Hunting from 1884 to 1888. Baily (author's real name) earned the non de plume of bula n'zau or ELEPHANT SMASHER because of his hunting prowess. This book ranks right up there with all the famous elephant hunting titles. VG+ (endpapers separated but hinges firm) copy of a very good and scarce title. Original red printed and gilt cloth. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Catalogue de la bibliothèque de M. Ricardo Heredia, Comte de Benahavis.

      Paris, Ém. Paul, L. Huard et Guillemin, 1891?1894. - 4 volumes. Small folio, contemporary quarter green cloth over marbled boards (slight wear at extremities), gilt letter, volume II with gilt Heredia monogram on spine, decorated endleaves, marbled edges. Heredia's monogram on title-pages, 5 plates in volume I. A very good set. Ticket of Bernet Kottler on front pastedown endpapers. *** FIRST EDITION. Ricardo Heredia y Livermore, Conde de Benahavis (1831-1896; title granted by King Alfonso II of Spain in 1875), parliamentary deputy in 1865 and 1866, and senator in 1876, was one of twelve children of the wealthy Malaga industrialist Manuel Augustín Heredia (1786-1846). In 1872 Ricardo Heredia acquired the entire library (4070 items), or almost the entire library formed by Vicente Salvá (1780-1849) and his son Pedro Salvá y Mallen (d. 1860), one of the best Spanish libraries ever assembled. Heredia added to the Salvá collection, eventually selling his library in four sales held in Paris between 1891 and 1894, consisting of 8,304 lots.*** [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mirifiques Aventures de Maître Antifer. (Portrait collé)

      Paris, Bibliothèque d'Education et de Récréation J. Hetzel et Cie. 1894 - 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 Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

      Newnes, London 1894 - Third edition, in the same format as the first. Vincent Starrett's copy, with his ownership signature. Illustrated by Sidney Paget, tall 8vo, original light blue-green cloth, soiled; flowered end-papers; all edges gilt. London: Georges Newnes, 1894 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson and the Comedy Those Extraordinary Twins

      Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1894. 1st. Hardcover. 8vo. 432pp. Frontispiece portrait of Twain with tissue guard; in-text illustrations on every page. This is the first state of the first edition with the bulk of the text block measuring 1 1/8" and title page not tipped-in. Also the first state frontispiece with the facsimile signature of Twain measuring 1 13/16" wide. Publisher's black & gilt decorated brown cloth; gilt lettering; drab gray endpapers. Minor wear to extremities; decorative owner bookplate else fine; an exceptionally nice copy. First published in the Century Magazine of December, 1893 to June, 1894. (BAL 3442). Next day shipping. Celebrating our 15th year - all domestic orders ship with Delivery Confirmation Tracking Number - Images available upon request.

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        Beyond the Ice. Being a story of the newly discovered region round the north pole. Edited from Dr. Frank Farleigh's diary.

      - London, Sampson Low & Melbourne, Hutchinson [1894]. Octavo publisher's illustrated blue cloth (two small blobs of wax on the front cover, marks on the back). Somewhat canted, not a bad copy of a book guaranteed to respond badly to handling. A signed presentation, dated March 1894, from Murphy to Geelong lawyer Aurel Just, "gentleman, Dremanist and possessor of other titles," with a quote from his character Vernon Dreman. Only edition of this polar utopia and dystopia which Murphy - I suspect simple perversity - took to the opposite end of the world in defiance of the usual Australian practice of heading south. Heaps of scientific advances and flying machines as expected but reform and enlightened progress can only go so far: adult women are enfranchised until they marry, then the possible conflict between husband and wife is not worth the candle. "The chief characters seem to spend a deal of unnecessary time in consuming oysters and brown bread" warned the North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser in an otherwise warm review while suggesting it would be commercially more canny to set the book in central Australia.

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        Le Morte D'Arthur

      London: J. M. Dent, 1894. First edition thus. One of just 300 copies of the superior issue on Dutch hand-made paper, complete in three volumes. Bound in early three quarter black morocco over marbled boards. Five raised bands on the spines, gilt top-edges, marbled end-papers; bindings handsome and in excellent condition. Light to moderate foxing on the first and last couple pages, Beardsley plates toned (as usual), several leaves unopened. Malory translated and compiled the legends of Arthur, Merlin, Lancelot, Guinevere, Sir Gawain, and the Knights of the Round Table, using numerous French and English sources. His work was first published in 1485 by William Caxton, the first English printer. It proved immensely popular and became the basis for the countless retellings and adaptations throughout the next five centuries (with a few periods of silence, namely 1634 - 1816). We can think of no other collection of stories that have more fully captured the imagination and passion of the English people than the Arthurian legends. "It is the only true English epic; its matter is 'the Matter of England'. The matchless style, the humour, the magnificence, the magic that takes away the breath, combine in a masterpiece of legendary narrative. Each century has produced its own version of the Arthurian tapestry, but Malory's will never be forgotten." (Printing and the Mind of Man, 29).

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        Spring - Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema.

      SPRINGHeliogravure vervaardigd in 1894 door de Berlin Photographic Co. naar het schilderij (Opus CLXXV) van Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema. Later met de hand gekleurd. H x B: 89 x 39,5 cm. In originele lijst.Vermoedelijk draait het in Spring om een processie tijdens de Floralia, een bloemenfeest gehouden in de vroege Romeinse keizertijd van 28 april tot 3 mei. Tijdens het festival stond Flora, de godin van de bloemen en planten, centraal.Het schilderij is een van Alma-Tadema"s beroemdste en meest ambitieuze werken. De vrolijke optocht daalt af van de Palatijnse heuvel. Dienaren en dienaressen van de Tempel van Flora bespelen tamboerijn en fluit. Achter hen, onder het baldakijn, loopt een bebaarde priester, met de gelaatstrekken van Alma-Tadema zelf. Vanaf de daken van de marmeren paleizen werpen toeschouwers overvloedig bloemen.Een vers van dichter A.C. Swinburne staat vermeld onder de prent (bij het schilderij staat deze op de lijst):In a land of clear colours and stories,In a region of shadowless hours,Where the earth has a garment of glories,And a murmur of musical flowers.De setting van het werk is fictief, architectonische details uit een groot aantal verschillende bronnen werden er voor samengebracht, waaronder muurschilderingen uit Pompeï in het balkon bovenaan de trap en de fries met strijdende centauren uit de tempel van Apollo bij Bassae op het gebouw links. Halverwege de stoet worden twee beelden van Satyrs gedragen, met in hun hand een mand met fruit en Dionysos als kind op de schouder als personificatie van de groeikracht van de aarde.Voor het schilderij Spring kreeg Alma-Tadema de Grand Prix tijdens de wereldtentoonstelling van 1900 in Parijs. Het werk oogstte veel lof van de toenmalige critici, tegenwoordig is het een van de meest geliefde schilderijen van het J. Paul Getty Museum (hier te zien).Prijs: € 4.500,- (incl. lijst).

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      1894 - frontispice, 78-[1] pages Paris, Bibliothèque artistique et littéraire, 1894, in-8, frontispice, 78-[1] pages, demi-chagrin rouge à coins, dos à faux nerfs, couvertures conservées, "Ce livre est sûr de mal plaire / Aux trop jeunes d'entre vous, / Mais peut-être il sera doux / A tel aussi que tolère / Son âge encore parmi nous." (II-1) Édition originale de ce recueil de poésies, tiré à 1050 exemplaires. Un des 1000 exemplaires sur vélin d'Angoulême. Dessin de F.-A. Cazals, figurant Verlaine de dos, en frontispice. Exemplaire non rogné. Enrichi d'une coupure contrecollée en tête d'ouvrage, extraite du Comoedia du 9 janvier 1912, comprenant l'article de Laurent Tailhade "Les morts vont vite", publié pour commémorer l'anniversaire de la mort de Paul Verlaine. Ex-libris Vannier doré en pied du dos. Vicaire VII, 999. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1894 - 1894 Wisden, Rebound with Covers, Signed by Jack Hobbs

      1894. Hi, This lot is an 1894 Rebound Wisden with Original Covers - Signed by Jack Hobbs. It is in Good Condition. ""To my old friend Jack Mears, with all good wishes from Jack Hobbs"" it states on the first page and not the usual j.b.hobbs autograph so a nice formal piece of prose in this 1894. The binding is a bit tatty and the covers are dark, odd dog ear inside but clean pages and great photoplate but topped off by the Hobbs note. Please see the large pictures. More available on request. Please see the Video for more info.

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        The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes With illustrations by Sidney Paget

      London: George Newnes, 1894., 1894. FIRST EDITION. Quarto. Frontispiece, half-title, title, pp.279. Publisher's dark blue pictorial cloth, printed in black and gilt, all edges gilt. Internally quite clean (often foxed). Flyleaves a little browned, neat repair to flyleaf and inside joint, blind bookseller's stamp, "W.H.Smith / London" to front flyleaf, some spine lean. Some gauze showing to at top and tail of rear hinge, but hinges are strong. In appearance, much better than it sounds. A used yet serviceable example, without the premium of a fine copy. Including 'The Final Problem', with 'The Death of Sherlock Holmes' plate; Professor Moriarty and Holmes plunge down the Richenbach Falls. Such was the public outcry, Doyle was forced to resurrect his hero. Green & Gibson [A14a], Cooper & Pike [p115-119], Eric Quayle; Detective Fiction. Book Collector No.271, 'The Great Illustrators'.

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        Manuscript Journals - 19th Century Tour of Rome - Excellent Content with Photograhps

      Italy, 1894. Italy, 24 September - 19 October 1894. Manuscript travel journal of a tour to Rome, written by Hubert Henry Grubbe (1856-1937) and containing photographs taken and collected on the journey. 8vo. 73 pages in manuscript, plus 45 original photographs. Also tipped in throughout the volume are 6 small railway route maps, 2 folding city maps (Venice and Strassbourg), several additional printed illustrations, newspaper and magazine clippings, ephemeral itineraries and a menu. Photographs vary in size, the smaller purchased photographs measuring approximately 6,5 x 5 cm, and the larger snapshot views measuring 6,5 x 9,5 cm. 8vo. Half calf over red marbled boards. Minor wear to boards with slight partial separation at hinge, otherwise in very good condition, an engaging, well illustrated, and scholastic work. Together with an envelope containing additional photographs from the journey, some of which are duplicates, and a signed manuscript letter by John Thomas Woolrych Perowne, organizer of the tour, including a prospectus offering the tour to Rome. The journal is accompanied by a contemporary sepia photograph of the writer, Hubert Henry Grubbe, taken in 1891, and measuring 8,5 x 11 cm, and an earlier paper passport issued to him for "travelling on the continent" in 1882. The passport is signed in the original by Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville, during his third term as Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, is contained in the original envelope with red wax seal, and measures 27 x 37 cm. In addition, a letter written in Rome in 1904, by Grubbe himself, reveals that again he and his brother were making a similar tour of Italy. Antiquities spanning centuries of Roman empires, Renaissance period art, and the remains of ecclesiastical hegemony, are the focus of interest for two English brothers whose journey to Rome is described in this diary. Grubbe wastes very little time or ink on the banal, thereby virtually omitting weather observations and breakfast detail. So engrossed in absorbing the history of every Roman monument, catacomb, and architectural development of past empires, as well as significant events up to and including the nineteenth century, this travellogue is nothing short of encyclopaedic. The first entry is made on the 24th September 1894, at London's former Holborn Viaduct Hotel (demolished in 1963), the following day the travellers departing from Dover to cross the English Channel to Ostend in Belgium. Thirteen (13) pages are devoted to describe a railway journey to Basel, Lucerne, Brunnen, and Airolo in Switzerland's mountainous regions, describing high peaks, lakes, and also mentioning Chiasso, the final stop before reaching Italy. Upon arriving in Italy, they spend two days in Milan, from where, on an overnight journey, another train takes the travellers directly to Rome. They settle at the Hotel de Russie, built at the turn of the nineteenth century and still a fine establishment today. A thorough one week tour of Rome in the fall of 1894 renders 31 pages of detailed manuscript descriptions, illustrated with 12 photographs. Some of the places seen and described include the Piazza del Popolo square, Piazza del Campidoglio designed by in the sixteenth century by Michelangelo, Piazza San Pietro [St. Peter's Square] and the cathedral, the Quirinal Palace, Catacomb of Callixtus. In the Vatican Grubbe admires the exquisite Sistine Chapel renowned for its ceiling frescos by Michelangelo, the Stanze of Raphael and the other Raphael Rooms in the Pontifical Palace. Grubbe makes special note of the Basilica of Saint Clement where archaeological discoveries had been made only thirty years prior to his visit, including evidence of the early church in Rome making human sacrifices to a Persian god. The tour continues to Pincio Terrace, the Castel Sant'Angelo [Mausoleum of Hadrian], the Forum Romanum and its surrounding ruins of important ancient kingdom government buildings and temples, the Porta San Lorenzo gate of Emperor Aurelian's walled city, then making a sojourn to Hadrian's Villa at Tivoli, some 30 kilometers from Rome. Returning to the Vatican museums, he examines different buildings including the Museo Pio-Clementino of which he mentions pillaging during the French Revolution. A visit to Rome is not complete without seeing Capitoline Hill and the Pantheon, which find their due place in his journal, followed by descriptions of the church and convent at the Piazza della Minerva, the famous Baroque Trevi Fountain, and a few other religious sites. The Grubbe brothers further visited Naples and the hilltop medieval fortress Castel Sant'Elmo, Sorrento, and the island of Capri, returning via Florence, Venice, and again Milan. Of course Pompei and Mount Vesuvius are also visited. The last travel entry is made on 19 October when the brothers have arrived back at the Holborn Viaduct Hotel. The volume continues, however with assorted manuscript notes and several clipped articles and images, the theme mainly being Roman architecture. Excerpts from the manuscript: "The Royal Palace is an enormous building... extensive gardens at the back... Up the stairs accompanied by an official into the Sala Regio & adjoining Pauline Chapel... the Throne Room, Ambassador's Hall... Victor Emmanuel II forcibly seized the Quirinal in 1871 & died there in 1878." "The Roman catacombs are a vast labyrinth of galleries excavated in the bowels of the earth in the hills around the eternal city, not in the hills on which the city itself was built, but those beyond the walls... The galleries are formed, 3, 4, or 5, one above the other... vast excavations were began in apostolic times..." [Archbasilica of St. John Lateran] "... till 1870 the Pope's coronation always took place here." "St. Clemente. A most interesting place, consisting of three structures of different ages built one over the other... a staircase leads to the Lower Church first discovered in 1857 containing many pillars of the rarest marbles in perfect preservation & a very curious series of frescoes of the 8th and 9th centuries... a third structure, discovered 1867, probably the very house of St. Clementine... an altar & other relics found here... the worship of that Persian deity was introduced, to whom human sacrifices were offered at Rome in the reign of Commodus. This third church is unfortunately often under water..." "Tyhe Vatican collection of antiquities the finest in the world was begun by Pope Julius II who had the Belvedere erected.... the Museo-Clementino... was despoiled of its treasures by the French in 1797 but mostly restored in 1816." End Excerpts. The accompanying letter is written by Lieutenant-Colonel John Thomas Woolrych Perowne (1863-1954), who organized and promoted the tour. In it is included original prospectus leaf for this journey, which was organized by him for educational travel. The leaflet describes him as a scholar. He was a British Army officer, a King's Messenger and a Gold Staff Officer at the Coronation of King George VI in 1937, and author of "Russian Hosts and English Guests in Central Asia" (1898). [His son, Sir Victor Perowne (1897-1951), a British diplomat, held posts in the Foreign Office and was subsequently appointed Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to the Holy See. He died in office in Rome in 1951.] Hubert Henry Grubbe (1856-1937) was an electrician and a farmer who lived in Southwold, Suffolk, and who evidently had an interest in Roman history. He travelled with his brother Arthur Robert Grubbe (1851-1914). Both brothers were born at Queen Square, Holborn, Middlesex, the sons of John Eustace Grubbe (1815-1899), a Barrister-at-Law of the Inner Temple, a Justice of the Peace (JP) for Suffolk and the Borough of Southwold, and twice being elected Mayor of Southwold serving in 1867-1875 and 1879-1891. They had ten other siblings. . Very Good.

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        Oeuvres completes. Tome I - Tome III. Tome I: Notice biographique par M.W. Spring, Travaux divers, Travaux sur les poids atomiques; Tome II: Notices et discours, Toxicologie et physiologie, Rapports; Tome III: Oeuvres porthumes.

      Librairie Européenne C. Muquardt, Bruxelles 1894 - 855 S. - 854 S. - 556 S. mit 3 Portraittafeln, Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 8500 4°, Halbleinen der Zeit mit Rückentitel, Bibliotheks-Exemplar mit kleinem Papier-Rückenschild, Stempel auf Titel, Ecken gering bestoßen, Papier minimal gebräunt, insgesamt gutes und innen sauberes Exemplar, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Athènes, chez Alexandros Koulos, Imprimeur de Périclès, 100, Cul de Sac du Luc (près l'Acropole), 1894 - L'OCTAVE DE LA SOCIÉTÉ DES BIBLIOPHILES CONTEMPORAINS. Athènes, chez Alexandros Koulos, Imprimeur de Périclès, 100, Cul de Sac du Luc (près l'Acropole), 10008008014 [1894]. 1 plaquette in-4 (28,5 x 22 cm), de 2 feuillets, 10 pages et 1 feuillet. Cartonnage bradel demi-percaline violine de l'époque, pièce de titre de maroquin dorée en long. Très bon état. Papier chandelle de médiocre qualité, bruni et cassant, mais très bien conservé. TIRAGE A 160 EXEMPLAIRES. EXEMPLAIRE OFFERT PAR L'AUTEUR ANONYME A M. A. Fontaine. E. Rondeau. (??). Compte tenu de la très médiocre qualité du papier utilisé. Document tapé à la machine à écrire (la première Remington a été introduite en France en 1891). Plaquette de peu de pages . destinée à ne pas être pieusement conservée comme ici. Les exemplaires parvenus jusqu'à nous en bon état de ce document doivent se compter sur les doigts d'une seule main ! Violent pamphlet dirigé contre Octave Uzanne. On joint à ce rarissime exemplaire échappé aux affres du temps, un exemplaire de la réédition commentée donnée en 1997 par Fathi Glamallah (L'Octave, pamphlet bibliophilique dirigé contre Octave Uzanne, Alluyes, William Théry, 1997. Tirage 226 exemplaires).La Société des Bibliophiles Contemporains fondée par Octave Uzanne à la fin de l'année 1889 va mal en 1894. Le Président-Fondateur n'est plus en odeur de sainteté pour une partie non négligeable des membres de cette petite chapelle bibliophilique, aussi dénommée Académie des Beaux Livres. Certains accusent Octave Uzanne d'agir à sa guise, en despote, sans tenir compte de l'avis des membres. Octave Uzanne finira par jeter l'éponge et demandera la dissolution de cette assemblée cette même année. Plusieurs ouvrages de qualité auront néanmoins vu le jour pendant les quelques années d'activité de cette société de bibliophiles esthètes, sous la direction d'Octave Uzanne, principal animateur et promoteur de l'esprit qui l'a fait vivre.BEL EXEMPLAIRE, DE LA PLUS GRANDE RARETÉ [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Kimball, S.D., 1894. Modern half morocco and marbled boards, with original front wrapper pasted onto front endsheet. Split in left edge of titlepage repaired on verso. A very good copy. A very rare account of the Indian campaigns of 1863-65 in the Upper Missouri. Drips was a sergeant in Company L of the Sixth Iowa Cavalry. "The author participated in the Indian campaigns of 1863-5 under General Sully on the Upper Missouri, in North and South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming and Idaho. He was painstakingly precise in his description of various events, having kept a day-by-day journal. His descriptions of Indian battles include those at Fort Rice, Devil's Lake, Knife River, White Stone Hill, the Yellowstone campaign, etc." - Decker. One of the great rarities of the Plains Indian wars. HOWES D505, "b." HOLLIDAY 317. GRAFF 1154. DECKER 31:97.

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        The Life of Sir Harry Parkes, K.C.B., G.C.M.G. Sometime Her Majesty's Minister to China & Japan in Two Volumes. Vol. I - Consul in China, with a Protrait and maps. Vol. II - Minister Plenipotentiary to Japan By F. V. Dickens, China By S. Lane-Poole .

      Macmillan & Co Ltd, London 1894 - 23.5 cm, 512 & 427pp, portrait frontis, folding map, cloth covers - corners a little bumped and light liquid stain marks. Many pp unopened. A tidy and serviceable set. Please ask for a freight quote - as heavier than the average alowed-for at checkout. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Münchener Kalender 1886 - 1932, 1934, 1935., Zweiter bis Einundfünfzigster Jahrgang in 49 Folgen. Nahezu komplette Folge in dieser Form: 1885 fehlt; 1933 ist nicht erschienen; mit dem in etwas kleinerem Format erschienenen Abreiß-Kalender für 1936.

      München: Central-Verein für Kirchenbau (1894 ff: Verlagsanstalt vorm. G.J.Manz), 1885-1935, Schmal 4°. Je Folge 12 bis 18 zum Teil ausklappbare Blätter. Gesamtausstattung in prächtigem Farbendruck auf Bütten von Otto Hupp. Zahlreiche Wappendarstellungen und u.a. Ansichten der Berge des Isartales, der Landeshauptstadt München, der 14 Nothelfer (gezeichnet von Alois Müller), die Marken der Münchner Brauereien, einen Jagdkalender u.a.m. Mit Texten von Wilhelm von Bezold, Johann Nepomuk von Nußbaum, Max von Pettenkofer, Karl Haushofer, Leon Hegewald, Gustav A. Seyler und Friedrich von Klocke. Rodenberg 253; Schauer II,17. Ecken und Kanten gelegentlich minimal bestossen, Die Exemplare aus dem 19 Jhdt. tw. mit kleineren Läsuren. Umschläge gelegentlich gering gebräunt oder fleckig. Münchner Kalender, Münchner Gotik, Wappen, Heraldik, Prachtwappen, Stammbaum,

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