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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. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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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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        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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        Memoirs to Serve for the History of Napoleon I From 1802-1815. The Work Completed by the Addition of Unpublished Documents, and Arranged and Edited by His Grandson Baron Napoleon Joseph de Meneval. Translated and Annotated by Richard H. Sherard. With Photogravure Frontis. and Autograph Letters. In Three Volumes. FIRST EDITION IN FINE BINDING.

      Hutchinson & Co. London 1894 - First edition. In Three Volumes. Large 8vo. Half-title, title and frontis. to each volume. Three facsimile letters, one folding, bound at end of volume III. Very handsomely bound by Worsfold in half polished tan calf gilt. Bee, crown and "N" decorations to compartments of spines, raised bands, contrasting lettering pieces. Marbled boards, top edges gilt. Engraved ownership bookplates of The Hon. Mr. Justice H. D. Cornish, Madras to each volume. A fine set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pride and Prejudice

      The first edition thus with the famous Peacock Cover and illustrations by Hugh Thomson. Very good with repaired front hinge. 1894 on title page. Inscribed by owner in 1895. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.

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        Meyers Konversations-Lexikon 5.Auflage Lichtherz (I), 18 Bände

      Bibliographisches Institut 1894-1898, Leipzig und Wien - Prachtausgabe von Lichtherz, Grossmann & Cie, Cöln a. Rh. Meyers Konversations-Lexikon. Fünfte gänzlich neubearbeitete Auflage. 18 Bände: Grundlexikon A-Z sowie Ergänzungs- & Registerband (Band 18). Leipzig und Wien, Bibliographisches Institut, 1894-1898 (überwiegend Neuer Abdruck). Eine der schönsten, wenn nicht gar die schönste Einbandvariante dieser Auflage. Dekorativ eingebundene Original-Halbledereinbände mit Goldprägungen, dreiseitiger Pfauenbuchschnitt, illustrierte Vorsätze. Lexikonformat ca. 25 x 17 cm. Wie auch den ersten 12 Originalbildern zu entnehmen, ist das Exemplar überdurchschnittlich erhalten. Keine Einrisse oder Fehlstellen an den Rückenkanten. Das Leder nur gering unterschiedlich aufgehellt, die Goldverzierungen sehr schön erhalten. Ebenso schön sind noch der Pfauenbuchschnitt & die Buchdeckel (lediglich an einem Deckel eine kleine Bereibung). Außen berieben, einige Außengelenke etwas mehr. Ein Außengelenk mit kleinem, eines mit einem größeren Einriss (in der Rückenansicht nicht störend). Sechs Buchdeckel sind in sich leicht gebogen (damit Sie hiervon eine Vorstellung bekommen, sehen Sie bitte das Bild 9 in der Galerie an). Die Bücher haben keinen unangenehmen Geruch. Alles fest eingebunden. Keine fehlenden oder losen Seiten. Seiten hell & ohne störende Fleckigkeit (nur gelegentlich mal ein Fleck; bei ca. der Hälfte der Bände vorn & hinten vereinzelt fleckig). Die Abbildungen & Karten überzeugen durch ihre ausgezeichnete Qualität; nur zwei Tafeln ein kleines Stück beschädigt. 45000 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        PHOTOGRAPH ***Signed***

      - Signed "George Meany" in black ink.This photograph measures 8" X 10" and is in FINE condition. George Meany, (born August 16, 1894, New York, New York, U.S.¿died January 10, 1980, Washington, D.C.), U.S. labour leader, president of the American Federation of Labor¿Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) from the time the two unions merged in 1955 until 1979, when he retired. A plumber¿s son and a plumber himself by trade, Meany joined the United Association of Plumbers and Steam Fitters of the United States and Canada in 1915 and was elected business agent of a Plumbers and Steam Fitters local in 1922. In 1932 he was elected a vice president of the New York State Federation of Labor, and he served as its president from 1934 to 1939. His work moved to the national level with his 1939 election as secretary-treasurer of the American Federation of Labor (AFL). Upon the death of William Green in 1952, Meany became the AFL¿s president. One of Meany¿s greatest accomplishments was the merger of two competitive and dissimilar labour organizations: the AFL, which was organized by craft, and the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), which was organized by industry. His long tenure as president of the combined AFL-CIO made him the leading spokesman for American labour interests, and he used his power vigorously. He transformed the nature of the U.S. labour movement from radical to conservative, preferring to achieve goals through lobbying and dispute arbitration rather than through strikes and marches. In 1957 he expelled the Teamsters Union, led by Jimmy Hoffa, from the AFL-CIO, and he lost the United Auto Workers after disputes with its president, Walter Reuther, in 1968. Though Meany was considered tardy in supporting equal job opportunities, the program that he eventually approved became the cornerstone of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In 1963 Meany was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. In 1977 he helped to lead the United States out of the International Labour Organisation when it refused to criticize repressive communist policies. Labour historians note that during Meany¿s term as AFL-CIO president, union membership as a percentage of the nonagricultural U.S. workforce declined from 33 percent in 1955 to 23 percent in 1979. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Le Morte Darthur: The Birth, Life, and Acts of King Arthur, of His Noble Knights of the Round Table, Their Marvellous Enquests and Adventures, The Achieving of the San Greal and in the End Le Morte Darthur with the Dolorous Death and Departing out of this World of Them All., Volume II (Second Portion Containing Book VIII to Book XI

      J. M. Dent & Co. 1894 - Volume II only which contains books VIII to XI. Must be the superior edition as the dent logo block to the title page is coloured red but no edition page. Also page edges very deckled. Hand made paper. Covers look as they may be rebinds as they are not the decorative gilt cloth boards but plain buckram cloth covers. Back strip of spine is almost detached with heavy chipping. Covers quite tanned and marked. Corners bumped. Hinge cracked inside front cover. Gift inscription to front end paper. Pages 291-664. 5 full page illustrations (including frontis.) + 2 double page illustrations. Illustrations browned. Light foxing to a few pages. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Land of Heart's Desire

      London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1894. First Edition. Softcover. Good Condition. Wraps discolored, detached and heavily chipped, front with significant loss at the top edge, lighter at bottom edge, and a 2" teat at the bottom center; rear wraps with modest chipping at edges. String binding failing and nearly disbound - but generally very good internally, a few small marks, light chipping to page edges. The first state without the fleurons following "Desire" on the cover (Ahearn 721). The cover and title page (of the same image) by Aubrey Beardsley. A notoriously fragile book and often found in even more compromised condition. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Theatre & Plays; Inventory No: 045992.

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        Autograph Letter Signed, 8vo, Paris, February 12, 1895

      Clemens writes to Henry Loomis Nelson, chief editor of "Harper's Weekly" (1894-1898), referring to writing a story for the magazine and informing Nelson of his travel plans to New York. "Oh, but I did intend to write for the Weekly; but I never happened to strike a subject that seemed suitable. I believe I have written only two miscellaneous things since then - a skit at Bourget & a small tale, & neither of those seemed suitable. But I shall be in New York per 'New York' March 2d or 3d, & then may be you can knock out a subject for me..." He signs, "S.L. Clemens". Twain's mention of the "Bourget skit & a small tale" are most likely references to his "What Paul Bourget Thinks of Us" and "How to Tell a Story." Paul Bourget, the French poet, writer and critic, wrote about his interpretations of Americans and in "What Paul Bourget Thinks of Us," Twain, who had already spent time observing and writing about Europe and who had criticized the French, retorts to Bourget's comments criticizing Americans. The story was first published in the "North American Review," Volume 160, number 458 (January 1895). In L. Clark Keating's "Mark Twain and Paul Bourget," he notes, "In fact in Paul Bourget we have the perfect antithesis of Clemens… He was afraid lest America's democratic principles and her materialism should have a harmful influence on Europe." his work, along with "How to Tell a Story" and several other essays were published by Harper in 1897. "How to Tell a Story" was first published, however, in the October 3, 1895 issue of the "Youth's Companion." It is most likely that this story is the "short tale" to which Twain is referring, but a part of "How to Tell a Story" includes a shorter tale, "The Golden Arm," "a short tale… appearing in print first obscurely in 1888, then in "How to Tell a Story…." ["The Routledge Encyclopedia of Mark Twain," pp. 369-370]. "The Golden Arm" is a folktale or ghost story used by Twain in his "How to tell a Story.". Twain had a long relationship with Harper's. His stories appeared in all the national magazines of his day, but "Harper's Weekly" was the first national magazine to publish one of his stories, "43 Days in an Open Boat" in December 1866.. While Mark Twain earned quite a bit of money from his writings and lectures, he ran into financial difficulties over the course of the last twenty years or so of his life, particularly due to some unwise investments. In addition, the collapse of two leading companies in the U.S., the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad and the National Cordage Company, caused the stock market panic of 1893, producing a serious economic depression. Due to these setbacks, Twain filed for bankruptcy. He would eventually overcame these financial struggles with the partial aid of Harper's. Twain sailed from Southampton, England, on February 23, 1895 on the S.S. New York, bound for New York in order to arrange for publication of "Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc," and to review a proposal to publish an edition of his works. ["Mark Twain's Correspondence with Henry Huttleston Rogers, 1893-1909," edited by Lewis Leary, 1969, Chapter II, pp. 132-230]. Days before he wrote our letter informing Nelson of his travel plans, Twain had finished "Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc" in Paris on February 8, 1895. The book was his last completed novel, published by Harper and Bros. in 1896, but first published as a serialization in "Harper's Monthly Magazine" beginning in March of 1895. ["The Routledge Encyclopedia of Mark Twain," p. 421]. The serialized version was published anonymously as Twain wanted the public to take it more seriously than if they knew it was by the popular humorist, but that anonymity was short lived. In addition to Harper's publishing his "Joan of Arc" and "Tom Sawyer, Detective," financier Henry Huttleston Rogers helped Twain recoup some of his financial losses. Twain began an around-the-world lecture tour in July of 1895, about five months after he penned our letter.

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        The House of Life.

      Boston: Copeland and Day, 1894. First full edition including the 'fleshly' <em>Nuptial Sleep</em>. 3 borders and 114 initial letters designed by Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue. One of 500 copies printed by John Wilson & Son of Cambridge, Massachusetts on French handmade paper. Pp. viii, 120, specially bound in a handsome Italian full limp vellum binding elaborately decorated with gilt borders and spine, untrimmed. Small marks in the front edge corner so pp.7-11 from where the pages were once stuck together to hide two of Rossetti's racier poems, edges slightly browned, slight soiling to the binding, but still very handsome. This edition gives us Rossetti's masterpiece <em>The House of Life</em> (1870-1881) as it was originally intended and was the first time it was published in full wihth all 113 sonnets and 11 lyrics. It includes the poem 'Nuptial Sleep' which due to its indecency was removed from the 1881 version - in this copy someone stuck the page with it on down so it couldn't be read. Contemporary inscription from Hugh to Mary S. McCulloch.

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        The Jungle Book. Together with The Second Jungle Book.

      London: Macmillan and Co., 1894 and 1895., 1894. SET OF TWO VOLUMES IN FIRST EDITION. Illustrated by J.L. Kipling, W.H. Drake, and P. Frenzeny. A stunning set, elegantly hand-bound in full dark blue morocco, spine gilt-lettered in six compartments with raised bands, gilt border to covers, dark blue endpapers, all edges gilt, publisher's original cloth bound in at rear. Some light spotting within; externally fine. Overall, an excellent pair in attractive recent leather bindings. The Jungle Book and its sequel comprise a selection of short stories – the best-known being the three tales centring on the adventures of the abandoned 'man cub', Mowgli. Other popular tales from Kipling's work include 'Rikki-Tikki-Tavi', the story of a heroic mongoose, and 'Toomai of the Elephants', the tale of a young elephant-handler Stewart [123, 132]

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        Lallan Sangs (Songs) and German Lyrics.

      William Blackwood, Edinburgh1894. One of few copies bound in light brown morocco with gilt masonic emblems on boards, inner and outer borders gilt, all edges gilt, signed:. (Zaehsndorf). Enclosed a card from the author, June 19. 1894.. 16022416

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

      Hartford, Conn.: American Publishing Company, 1894. First American Edition. First State: title leaf conjugate with next leaf, text block measuring 1 1/8", facsimile autograph 1 7/16" wide. With marginal illustrations. Octavo. Fine in the original brown cloth, front cover & spine gilt and decorated with arabesque designs stamped in black; edges speckled in red. Portrait frontispiece, engravings throughout. Hardcover. First Ed., First State with correct points.

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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: Scribner’s, 1894. First edition. original dark green cloth elaborately decorated and lettered in silver. Minimal rubbing of spine ends, else fine. Quarto. Two volumes Profusely illustrated Inscribed by the receipient: “From the dearest fellow in the world” in ink on each volume’s front free endpaper Over 400 black and white illustrations as well as twelve handsome color plates depict household interiors, Tiffany artworks, book cover designs by Margaret Armstong and Alice Morse, etc., etc., A word to the hesitating purchaser: buy this book. It will reward you. With a thorough index.

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        Mit Emin Pascha ins Herz von Afrika.

      D. Reimer, Berlin, 1894. - EA. Mit 2 Portrait-zeichnungen auf starkem Karton (den beiden Buchteilen als Frontispiez voranstehend; weiterhin 32 Tafeln (überwiegend Fotografien, sowie Zeichnungen, eine Farbtafel) sowie weitere 275 Abb. im Text (überwiegend Zeichnungen, einige Fotos). 2 große, mehrfach gefaltete Farbkarten in Lasche auf hinterem Innendeckel. So vollständig. Illustr. OGLn.-Band. XXI, (3), 901 S. Gr. 4°. Einband sehr leicht bestoßen, beide Aussengelenke leicht angebrochen; Rücken mit oberflächlicher Quetschfalte auf etwa der halben Länge; Frontispiez vorne mit einigen Stockflecken, ebenso das vorliegende Seidenpapier, einige ganz wenige Seiten (ca.5) mit kleinen Flecklein, ebenso die beiden großen Karten minimal fleckig; insgesamt innen sonst sehr sauber und ordentlich, fest in der Bindung. Ein gutes Exemplar. Ein schwerer und großformatiger Klassiker der Expeditions-Literatur. Nicht häufig.

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        Nouvelle Géographie Universelle

      Paris: Hachette, 1894. An excellent set.. Nineteen volumes, quarto, numerous maps and steel engraved plates; a fine set in attractive uniform contemporary half morocco by Magnier and Sons, spine banded with ornate gilt ornament. Acclaimed late nineteenth century geographical cyclopaedia in a handsome and contemporary binding.The Nouvelle Géographie Universelle was the opus of brilliant French geographer and political activist Élisée Reclus (1830-1905). Reclus lived a turbulent life and was exiled from France for his involvement in the Paris Commune of 1871. Today he is remembered as a founding father of modern geography, integrating social observation with the detailed study of landscape, ecology and climate.In part due to Reclus' influence, geography grew from a study of cartography and resources to an integrated academic discipline of great significance. Renowned for its scope and accuracy, the Nouvelle Géographie Universelle was greeted as an authoritative text and soon translated into English.One volume is devoted to Australia and Oceania and includes a large colour folding map of the Pacific. Australia and Tasmania are treated in over 100 pages, with detailed steel engraved plates depicting an Aboriginal family of north Queensland, the Grose Valley in the Blue Mountains, views of Sydney Harbour, Hobart Town and Bendigo (among other settlements), the tall gum forests of Victoria and a squatter in his slab hut.Of particular interest is a double page chromolithographic map of Sydney and environs detailing the street plan of the city centre and roads to North Sydney, Bondi and Manly (with harbour depth indicated in shades of blue).

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        Geschichte des K. u. K. Infanterie-Regimentes Feldarschall Carl Joseph Graf Clerfayt de Croix. Bearbeitet von seiner Errichtung bis zum Jahre 1865 von A. Netoliczka; Fortgesetzt bis zum Jahre 1866 von Gustav Freiherr de Vicq de Cumptich; durchgesehen und bis auf die Gegenwart ergänzt von A. v. Sypniewski.

      Jaroslau, K.K. Infanterie-Regiment No. 9, 1894. 6 n.n. + 828 S. OLwd. 2. Aufl. Mit beiliegender Visitenkarte des \"Regimentsarzt Dr. Mark\" und dessen eighd. Notiz. Mit elf Tafeln, davon vier Farblithographien. - R. m. kl. oberflächl. Fehlstellen - fachmännisch geschlossen, Ebd. berieben u. etw. fleckig, leicht stockfleckig, leichte Gbrsp. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Geschichte; Militaria

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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

      Scribner's, New York 1894 - Two volumes Quarto. original dark green cloth elaborately decorated and lettered in silver. Profusely illustrated. Inscribed by the receipient: "From the dearest fellow in the world" in ink on each volume's front free endpaper. Over 400 black and white illustrations as well as twelve handsome color plates depict household interiors, Tiffany artworks, book cover designs by Margaret Armstong and Alice Morse, etc., etc., A word to the hesitating purchaser: buy this book. It will reward you. With a thorough index. Minimal rubbing of spine ends, else fine Inscribed by the receipient: "From the dearest fellow in the world" in ink on each volume's front free endpaper [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Mit Emin Pascha ins Herz von Afrika. Ein Reisebericht mit Beiträgen von Dr. Emin Pascha, in seinem Auftrage geschildert. 2 Teile in einem Band.

      Berlin, Reimer 1894; EA; ca 25x18 cm; (2) XXI (3) 901 (1) Seiten mit 2 Karten, 2 Portraits, 32 Tafeln und 275 Textabbildungen; illustr. Originalleinwandeinband (Einband minimal bestoßen; Rücken gering knittrig; gutes Exemplar) Veröffentlicht unter der Reihe: Deutsch-Ost-Afrika, Band 1. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Kate Greenaway's Almanack for 1895


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        Climbing and Exploration in the Karakoram-Himalayas

      New York: D. Appleton & Co, 1894. First American Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. xxvii, 709 pp, + [1] (ads), with index, glossary, illustrations, folding map. Original pictorial cloth, top edge gilt. A bright and attractive copy with mild bumping to the lower corners. DNB: "In 1892 Conway led a large-scale mountaineering expedition to the Karakoram Himalayas with the financial support of scientific societies and his father-in-law, Manton Marble. Marble was not sure about Conway's motives: 'Tis not quite relevant to your art-career to be climbing mountains, but I perceive that Alpine, Caucasian, or Himalayan supereminence may be the corner-stone of artistic eminence' (Evans, 134). Conway's large party surveyed the Baltoro glacier and the region around K2, and ascended Pioneer Peak on Baltoro Kangri, which at 6890 metres may have constituted an altitude record at the time." Neate C103.

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        A Los Toros! Album Compuesto de 28 Acuarelas Originales del Reputado Pintor de Escenas Taurinas. Con la Esplicacion de Cada Suerte en Espanol, Frances e Ingles. Conteniendo Ademas la Marcha de la Manoleria de la Zarzuela Pan y Toros Ilustrada por el Mismo Artista

      Barcelona: Hermenigildo Miralles. Hardcover. Cloth spine. Paper pastedown on cover. . Very Good. N.d., circa 1894 (based on an inked inscription). 4to oblong, 26.5 by 37 cm. With cover pastedown image of crowd gathering outside the bullfighting arena, the plates depict every aspect of bullfighting, from the bulls in the pastures to the final stabbing to death and the dragging of the bull from the arena. Each plate's tissue guard, on its recto, has a brief caption and description of what is depicted, and this is rendered in Spanish, French and English. In addition, near the beginning, there are four pages devoted to the song, the March of the Monoleria, and its musical notation is decorated with colorful vignette illustrations relating in one way or another to the bullfight. Light soiling on the cover. Minor joint tearing of the cloth. Otherwise, a very clean and fresh copy.

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        Foreign Finches in Captivity. Illustrated with Sixty Plates by F.W. Frohawk. Coloured by Hand.

      London: L. Reeve and Co., 1894-96., 1894. First Edition. Quarto. The 10 Original Parts bound in one volume late 20th century, in half navy blue morocco with gilt titles and gilt to spine, marbled boards and end papers, top edge gilt. The original parts front wrappers are bound in at the end. Errata slip on p. 44 present. Sharp plates with exquisite colouring. All plates with tissue guard. Small, inoffensive paper repair to the bottom corner of a few leaves and one plate. Internally clean. A superb example of this important work on Finches, scarce in First Edition and in this condition. "Rather wider in scope than its title signifies since it deals with a number of birds not truly finches. Eighty foreign (non-British) cage birds are discussed with regard to their songs and activities in captivity, their food, and occasionally their wild existence". (Zimmer, 120)

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        The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

      Newnes, 1894. Hardcover. Fair/No Dustjacket. 1894. 279 pages. No dust jacket. Blue, pictorial cloth with gilt lettering. Large book. Illustrated by Sidney Paget.Hinge cracked with noticeable foxing, tanning and handling marks. Faint pencil marking at front pages with intermittent dog-eared corners. Gilt trim along page edges with decorative endpapers. Chipping along bottom edge of front endpaper with water marking along top edge of rear pages.Noticeable rubbing and scuffing along spine. Noticeable bumping, rubbing and scuffing to spine ends and to corners with noticeable soiling, rubbing, scuffing and wear along edges and over surfaces. Slight yet noticeable flecks of water marking at front and rear.

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        Tom Sawyer Abroad

      N.Y: Charles L. Webster & Co, 1894. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine condition thus. BAL 3440, binding A. (1), half-title, 219 pp., frontis illus; 4 pp. advertisements; 8vo; original gilt stamped tan cloth with front cover and spine illustrations in bronze & black; 24 plate illustrations. BAL notes some copies with an extra fly-leaf at the back, however this copy lacks front endpapers (i-iv) as called for, starts with the half-title and has two blank endpapers in back. The appearance suggests that the book was misbound in this way, as the book is overall very fresh and tight with no indication of f.e.p removed. There is the appearance of a rectangular strip of glue or paste under front pastedown near hinge, with corresponding light offset on half-title, but front paste down and half-title appear to be the same sheet. Similar use of adhesive under rear pastedown, so we are surmising that this was part of the original binding process. (Or we are wrong and in need of a second, better informed opinion.) Ownership name in pen vertically across f.e.p.; moderate bubbling of cloth on back cover and a bit on upper spine. Otherwise a very bright, clean copy.

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        (Hrsg.). Aepfel und Birnen. Die wichtigsten deutschen Kernobstsorten. Berlin, Parey, 1894. Zus. 112. Bll. Mit 104 chromolithogr. Tafeln. 4°. OLwd.

       1894 Nicht bei Nissen.- Die 53 Äpfel und 52 Birnen in schönem leuchtenden Kolorit dargestellt.- 1 Tafel lose. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Climbing and Exploration in the Karakoram-Himalayas

      New York: D. Appleton & Co, 1894. First American Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. xxvii, 709 pp, + [1] (ads), with index, glossary, illustrations, folding map. Original pictorial cloth, top edge gilt. A bright and attractive copy with mild bumping to the lower corners. DNB: "In 1892 Conway led a large-scale mountaineering expedition to the Karakoram Himalayas with the financial support of scientific societies and his father-in-law, Manton Marble. Marble was not sure about Conway's motives: 'Tis not quite relevant to your art-career to be climbing mountains, but I perceive that Alpine, Caucasian, or Himalayan supereminence may be the corner-stone of artistic eminence' (Evans, 134). Conway's large party surveyed the Baltoro glacier and the region around K2, and ascended Pioneer Peak on Baltoro Kangri, which at 6890 metres may have constituted an altitude record at the time." Neate C103.

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        A Woman of No Importance.

      London: John Lane at the Sign of the Bodley Head,, 1894. Octavo. Original pink cloth, titles to spine gilt, decorations by Shannon to boards gilt, all edges untrimmed, partly unopened. Spine lightly faded, tiny split at foot of spine, one corner lightly bumped, boards marked and a little cockled, light spotting to pastedowns, fore edge of text block tanned, final leaf a little finger-marked. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression. One of only 500 copies printed.

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        Pan. Af løitnant Thomas Glahns papirer.

      København 1894. 8vo. 241 s. Orig. dekorert helsjirtingbd. (Grått). Svakt plettet på for- og bakperm. Hilsen på fribl., ellers et fint eks

      [Bookseller: Ruuds Antikvariat]
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        A PAIR OF MEIJI SHIN-HANGA BIJIN-GA. [A Pair of Meiji Period Beauties, Color Woodblock Prints]

      A PAIR OF LOVELY COLOR EARLY MEIJI PERIOD SHIN-HANGA PRINTS [Tokyo ca. 1894- - 1909, Satoh]. A pair of very nice color woodblock prints, no fading, strong image, prints, each is 21 x30 cm., nicely executed, unsigned as issued. OBSCURE PRINTS Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2016Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Durch Massailand zur Nilquelle. Reisen und Forschungen der Massai-Expedition des deuschen Antisklaverei-Komite inden Jahren 1891-1893.

      Berlin, Dietrich Reimer, 1894. XIII S., 1 Bl., 385 S. Mit 27 Tafeln, 140 Textabbildungen in Heliogravüre, Lichtdruck und Autotypie nach Photographien und Skizzen des Verfasserns und 1 mehrfach gefalt. Karte (in Rückentasche, mit Korrekturzettel). Gr.-8°, HLeder, dreis. Rotschnitt Henze II, 200 ff. Kainbacher 33,5. - 1 Tafel mit hinterlegtem Randeinriss, 1 1 Bl. mit kleinem Randeinriss. - Beschreibung der über 4000 km langen Ostafrika-Expedition Baumanns (1864-1899), die zum grössten Teil durch Neuland führte. Versand D: 5,75 EUR

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        lovely binding,limited,KNICKERBOCKER'S HISTORY OF NEW YORK By Washington Irving With Illustrations

      Fine with no dj. NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1894. 2 vols. With Illustrations by Edward W. Kemble.rare, limited to 281 copies, linen paper in royal octavo size with proofs on japan paper of the full page illustrations and decorative borders in gold and colors. whole bound in eglisg calf with gilt tops and rough edges and numbered from 1614 to 1894, rare,unlimted goes for 350,NF condition, beautiful gold embossed full leather

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        Figures contemporaines, tirées de l&#146;album Mariani

      1894 - 14 volumes in-4 Paris, Ernest Flammarion (puis] Henry Floury, 1894-1925, in-4, 14 volumes in-4, percaline bordeaux de l'époque, tranche supérieure dorée (couvertures d'origine conservées), Tomes I et III à XIV des Figures Contemporaines de Mariani, exemplaire sur vergé en reliure d'éditeur auxquels on joint un volume supplémentaire contenant le tome I et II en tirage courant et reliure d'éditeur. Vaste compilation de témoignages d'hommes connus et importants (les célébrités mondaines, les artistes, les comédiens, les hommes et femmes politiques, les scientifiques et les médecins) de la fin du XIXe siècle et du début du XXe siècle servant à faire la promotion du vin Mariani à base de coca, et de ses produits dérivés. Deux cartonnages ont des traces de peinture blanche sur le premier plat, et le plat du troisième volume porte des traces d'humidité. Le reste de l'ensemble est en très bel état. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        Figures Contemporaines tirées de l'Album Mariani (11 Volumes - Albums Mariani : Tomes 1 à 12, sauf le tome 8)

      Ernest Flammarion, puis Librairie Henry Floury 1894 - Portraits, autographes, notices et biographies rédigées par Joseph Uzanne, 12 vol. in-4 reliure éditeur pleine percaline bordeaux, couv. cons., tête dorée, Ernest Flammarion, puis Librairie Henry Floury, Paris, 1894-1910 Rare ensemble des albums Mariani, réunissant les 12 premiers volumes (hormis le tome 8). Les feuillets des deux premiers volumes sont débrochés, les autres ouvrages sont en très bon état (hormis qq. minimes frott. en couv.). Le tome 12 contient un index général. Langue: Français [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Cheret, Jules - Palais de Glace.

      Kleurenlithografie uit 1894 ontworpen door Jules Chéret. Gesigneerd in de druk rechtsonder.Gedrukt door Chéret"s drukkerij Chaix. Dit blad is een verkleining van het op de straten van Parijs hangende affiche en verscheen als bijlage van de Courier Français.Jules Roques, de eigenaar van Le Courier Français, was een van de grootste aanhangers van het werk van Chéret. Op een gegeven moment huurde Roques het enorme gordijn van het Theatre des Ambassadeurs, een van de grootste muziek hallen in Paris, en behing dit van boven tot onder met affiches van Chéret, met daarboven de naam van zijn blad. Ook gaf hij regelmatig affiches uit als bijlagen van zijn Courier Français, kleiner van formaat maar van de zelfde kwaliteit.De geneugten van Parijs zijn nergens zo evident als in de affiches gemaakt voor het Palais de Glace. Chéret ontwierp het ene meesterwerk na het andere voor hét ijs paleis van de Belle Epoque. Op dit affiche zien we een van zijn statuesque "Chérettes"' over het ijs zwieren, de toeschouwer kan weinig anders doen dan haar bewonderen.In 1894 opent het Palais de Glace haar deuren aan de Champs Elysées. Behalve voor de ijsbaan, gaat men er naar toe om te zien en gezien te worden. Het wordt the-place-to-be in Parijs. Ook in Brussel, Wenen, Londen en elders in Europa worden dergelijke schaatspaleizen geopend.In de 20e eeuw verliest het Palais de Glace gaandeweg haar aantrekkingskracht en moet in 1980 sluiten. Anno 2008 is in het monumentale gebouw het Théatre du Rond-Point gevestigd.Prijs: € 1.250,- (incl. lijst, BTW margeregeling).

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        The works.

      Chicago: Stone & Kimball,, 1894-5. Newly collected and edited, with a memoir, critical introductions, and notes, by Edmund Clarence Stedman and George Edward Woodberry. The illustrations by Albert Edward Sterner. In ten volumes. Octavo, 10 volumes. Publisher's vellum, titles to spines gilt, art nouveau poppy design to spines and boards gilt, cream endpapers, top edges gilt, others uncut. Gravure frontispieces to each volume and further gravure portraits throughout. Small bookplate to top of front pastedowns, pages nice and clean, spines are slightly tanned, boards remain bright, an excellent set. Limited large paper edition. One of 250 numbered set of which this is number 130.

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        From Edinburgh to the Antarctic : an artist's notes and sketches during the Dundee Expedition of 1892-93.

      Longmans Green and Co, London 1894 - With a chapter by W.S. Bruce, naturalist of the barque 'Balaena'. First edition. 8vo. xii, 364pp, 123 b&w text illustrations, full-page coloured map and folding map at rear, 32pp publisher's catalogue. Original dark green cloth, lettered in silver and decorated in silver and brown on the upper board; extremities rubbed, slight fraying at head and tail of spine, a little flecking and slight fading at foot of the upper board (a plate of some sort possibly removed); now in a clear mylar wrapper. The ink stamp (upside down) of "Coates' Library, Huddersfield" on verso of front free endpaper. Some spotting to half-title and title, and to the fore-edges, otherwise a good clean copy. Owner's bookplate on front pastedown endpaper. Spence 825, Renard 1108, Rosove 234a. *** Please use [Ask Bookseller a Question] option below to confirm availability and get accurate postage quote for this item (the amount quoted is for an 'average' hard-cover book of up to 1kg in weight). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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