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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]

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Trophy Room Books]
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        THE DISAPPEARANCE SYNDICATE AND SENATOR STANLEY'S STORY .

      New York: Charles B. Reed, Publisher, 164, 166 & 168 Fulton St., 1894 - Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-241 [242: blank] [243: ads] [244: blank], flyleaves at front and rear, inserted frontispiece and other illustrations in the text by Frank O. Small, original red cloth, front panel stamped in red and blind, spine panel stamped in gold, rear panel stamped in blind, white endpapers with leaf pattern printed in orange. First edition. Three stories: the first deals with a secret order of adepts that controls the world using advanced technology; the second utilizes the personality transfer motif; the third, "Napoleon Wolff and His Newspaper of the Future," concerns the invention of an airplane powered by antigravity. "The Disappearance Syndicate" and "Senator Stanley's Story" were first published in COSMOPOLITAN MAGAZINE, the remaining story is first published here. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 500. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 206. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 61. Bleiler (1978), p. 52. Reginald 03553. Wright (III) 1293. A fine copy. An elusive book. (#147361) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Richard C. Ramer Old and Rare Books]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Livres et Collections]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Carpe Diem Fine Books]
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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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        Lithographs]: Five Currier and Ives Lithographs of Four Prominent African-Americans and a Portrait of "The First Colored Senator and Representatives"

      Currier & Ives, New York 1894 - Five separate lithographs. Small folios. Each measuring 13.5" x 17.75" (untrimmed). Two produced at the Currier & Ives studios at 125 Nassau Street, which they occupied from 1872-1874 (Douglass and Brown); the other three at 115 Nassau Street, where the business operated from 1877-1894. All five lithographs are very good, strong images, with just a few stray scuff marks to the blank background and faint shadowing from an old mat, on the portrait of William Wells Brown.Following the Civil War, American print companies looking for new commercial avenues were intent on marketing to all factions of the Reconstruction economy. *Harper's Weekly*, Louis Prang, Currier & Ives, and others, produced images sympathetic to both white and black Southerners, and to white and black Northerners. Positive print images of African-Americans elicited an enthusiastic response from Frederick Douglass, commenting on an image of H.R. Revels done by Prang he wrote: "Heretofore, colored Americans have thought little of adorning their parlors with pictures. They have had to do with the stern, and I may say, the ugly realities of life. Every colored householder in the land should have one of these portraits in his parlor, and should explain it to his children, as the dividing line between the darkness and despair that overhung our past, and the light and hope that now beams upon our future as people."One of the more well-known groups of images produced by Currier & Ives in this period was the "Darktown Series" of stereotypical comic depictions of African-Americans. The group of images here are in stark contrast to that series, and are dignified works of a fine quality, respectfully done. Depicted are individual images of Douglass, author of the famed slave narrative and leader of the American Abolitionist Movement; William Wells Brown, an escaped slave who authored both the first play and first novel by an African-American; Rev. Richard Allen, the founder of the African Methodist Episcopal Church; George Washington Williams, the first African-American elected to the Ohio State Legislature and the author of the first book on the history of African-Americans in the Civil War; and one group shot of "The First Colored Senator and Representatives" comprised of: H.R. Revels, an AME minister who became the first seated African-American Senator; Joseph H. Rainey, the first African-American to serves in the House of Representatives and the second to serve as U.S. Senator; Jefferson H. Long, Georgia's first African-American Representative; Benj. S. Turner, Alabama's first African-American Representative; Josiah T. Walls, Florida's first African-American Representative; Robert C. De Large, South Carolina's first Representative; and R. Brown Elliott, South Carolina's second Representative.*OCLC* locates no copies of these images except for a smaller version of the group portrait, almost certainly trimmed as was the custom when framed, at three locations: Library of Congress, Harvard, and Library of Michigan; and we have additionally located a fourth copy of that individual print at the New York Public Library.

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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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        Epigrammes

      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]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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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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        L'OCTAVE DE LA SOCIÉTÉ DES BIBLIOPHILES CONTEMPORAINS

      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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        THREE YEARS AMONG THE INDIANS IN DAKOTA

      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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        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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