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        Pride and Prejudice.

      London: George Allen,, 1894. With a Preface by George Saintsbury and illustrations by Hugh Thomson. Octavo. Original green cloth, spine and front board elaborately gilt-blocked with peacock design, green coated endpapers, all edges gilt. Frontispiece with tissue guard and illustrations by Hugh Thomson. Slight roll to spine, occasional spotting to pages, light soiling to rear cover. An excellent copy, in exceptionally bright cloth. First Thomson edition, first impression. Thomson's "light touch and feeling for period manners provide a charming and accessible gloss to the author's work" (ODNB).

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        Gesammelte mathematische und physikalische Werke. Auf Veranlassung der Mathematisch-Physikalischen Klasse der Kgl. Sächsischen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften unter Mitwirkung der Herren: Jacob Lüroth, Eduard Study, Justus Grassmann, Hermann Grassman der Jüngere und Georg Scheffers. Herqausgegeben von Friedrich Engel. Band 1 Theil 1: Die Ausdehnungslehre von 1862. und die geometrische Analyse; Band 1 Theil 2: Die Ausdehnungslehre von1862; Band 2 Theil 1: Die abhandlungen zur Geometrie und Analyse; Band 2 Theil 2: Die Abhandlungen zur Mechanik und zur mathematischen Physik; Band 3 Theil 1: Theorie der Ebbe und Flut, Prüfungsarbeit 1840 und Abhandlungen zur mathematischen Physik aus dem Nachlasse; Band 3 Theil 2:Grassmanns Leben geschildert von Friedrich Engel nebst einem Verzeichnisse der von Grassmann veröffentlichten Schriften und einer Übersicht des handschriftlichen Nachlasses.

      B.B. Teubner, Leipzig 1894, 1896, 1904, 1902, 1911. 6 Teilbände in 5 Bänden (die beiden Teile von Band 2 in einem Band), 435 S. - 511 S. - 451 S. - 266 S. - 353 S. - 400 S. mit Figuren und 1 Bildnis, Groß 8°, marmoriertes Halbleder der Zeit, Band 3/3 in marmoriertem Halbleinen, Bibliotheks-Exemplar (ordnungsgemäß entwidmet) mit kleinem Rückenschild, Stempel auf Vorsatz und Titel, Einbände leicht berieben und bestoßen, die beiden Teilbände von Band 1 mit angebrochenen Gelenken (an Band 1/2 Rücken halbseitig lose), Papier vereinzelt leicht randgebräunt, insgesamt gutes und innen sauberes Exemplar, Die beiden Teile vom Band 1 erschienen 1894 + 1895, die beiden Teile vom Band 2 erschienen 1904 + 1902, Die beiden Teile vom Band 3 erschienen 1911. Teilband 1/2 mit festem Buchblock und gut zum Nachbinden geeignet. Hermann Günther Graßmann(* 15. April 1809 in Stettin; † 26. September 1877 ebenda) war ein deutscher Mathematiker und Sprachwissenschaftler. Er gilt als eigentlicher Begründer der Vektor- und Tensorrechnung. (Wikipedia). Versand D: 5,00 EUR Mathematik, Gesamtausgaben

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      London: Methuen and Co.,. 1894. original blue-gray pebbled cloth, front and rear panels ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in gold, fore and bottom edges untrimmed.. Some scattered insect tracking to cloth at edges of front and rear. covers, spine panel a bit age-darkened, free endpapers a bit tanned,. closed tear in one leaf of ads, still a very good copy. A very scarce. book. (#130626). First edition. A later issue binding. "Fin-de-siecle historical romances, decadent and stylishly morbid in tone. A protege of W. E. Henley, Gilchrist moved on to naturalist studies after the turn of the century, not unlike his contemporary Vincent O'Sullivan, who shared his obsessions with death and supernatural retribution. Work recently revived by Hugh Lamb in his Victorian ghost anthologies. An uncommon, much-sought title." - Robert Knowlton. "Gilchrist collected his horror fiction in THE STONE DRAGON (1894), which is dazzling, eccentric, and, unfortunately, rare ... Gilchrist is a neglected master of horror who deserves revival." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 171. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 83. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 2-33. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 692. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-86. Bleiler (1978), p. 82. Reginald 05986.

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      (Johannesburg & London), (1894-1914). Twenty-one annual and monthly reports, a circular to shareholders, and articles of association, for several different gold mining companies operating in South Africa at the turn of the century. The group, probably all belonging to Christopher R. Corning, have been hole punched at the left margin, and bound together with cord. Corning's signature appears at the heads of some of the reports, as does a stamp of one of the associations he belonged to, the American Institute of Mining Engineers. The reports included in this group are: 1. THE NEW PRIMROSE GOLD MINING CO., LIMITED. Annual Report ending 30th June, 1895. [Johannesburg: Argus Printing and Publishing Company, Limited, 1895]. 33 cm. 12 pp. Two folding charts. Buff paperwraps (front wrap detached). 2. NEW PRIMROSE GOLD MINING COMPANY, LIMITED. Directors?' Monthly Report for August, 1895. 26 cm. 1 p. 3. [New Primrose]… June, 1896 1p. 4. [New Primrose]… July, 1896 1p. 5. [New Primrose]… Sept., 1896 6. [New Primrose]… Oct., 1896 7. [New Primrose]… Nov., 1896 8. THE NEW RIETFONTEIN ESTATE GOLD MINES, LIMITED. Third Annual Report for period ending 29th February, 1896. [(London): Worrall & Robey, Printers, 137, Fenchurch Street, E.C., nd (1896)]. 33 cm. 15 pp. Large folding map, outlined in color. Pale green paperwraps. 9. THE NEW RIETFONTEIN ESTATE GOLD MINES LIMITED. Directors?' Monthly Report, April, 1896. 25 cm. 2 pp. 10. THE NEW UNIFIED GOLD MINING COMPANY (LIMITED). Directors?' Report for year ending March 31st, 1894. [Johannesburg: Argus Printing and Publishing Company, Ltd. 1894]. 33 cm. 7 pp. Pale green paperwraps. 11. THE PRINCESS ESTATE AND GOLD MINING COMPANY, LIMITED. Report for the year ending 31st August, 1895. [Johannesburg: Argus Printing and Publishing Co., Limited, 1895]. 33 cm. 14 pp. One folding chart. Grey paperwraps. 12. THE PRINCESS ESTATE AND GOLD MINING COMPANY, LIMITED. Circular to Shareholders. Report of the company?'s operations for the month of October, 1895. 33 cm. 2 pp. 13. PRINCESS ESTATE & GOLD MINING COMPANY, LIMITED. (Registered under the limited liability laws of the Transvaal). Annual Report for the year ended 31st December, 1913. [NP: np, nd (1914)]. 33 cm. 17 pp. Grey paperwraps. 14. PRINCESS ESTATE & GOLD MINING COMPANY, LIMITED. (Registered under the limited liability laws of the Transvaal). Annual Report for the year ended 31st December, 1914. 33 cm. 15 pp. Grey paperwraps. 15. THE ROODEPOORT CENTRAL DEEP, LIMITED. Report for the year ending 31st December, 1895. London: printed by John Parry & Co., nd (1896). 33 cm. (6) pp. Folding map, outlined in color. Pale green paperwraps. 16. ROODEPOORT CENTRAL DEEP, LIMITED. (Registered under the limited liability laws of the Transvaal). Sixteenth Annual Report for the year ended 31st December, 1910. [London: Crowther & Goodman, Printers, nd (1911)]. 33 cm. 16 pp. Brown paperwraps. 17. WEST ROODEPOORT DEEP, LIMITED. WITWATERSRAND, TRANSVAAL. Directors?' Fifth Report and Balance Sheet, for the ended 30th June, 1904. [London: printed by W.W. Sprague & Co., 1904]. 33 cm. 11 pp. Pale green paperwraps. 18. THE RAND CENTRAL ORE REDUCTION CO. LIMITED. Second Annual Report for the year ended 30th June, 1894. [Johannesburg: Argus Printing and Publishing Co., Ltd., 1894]. 33 cm. 14 pp. Pale green paperwraps. 19. THE RAND CENTRAL ORE REDUCTION CO. LIMITED. Third Annual Report for the year ended 30th June, 1895. [Johannesburg: Argus Printing and Publishing Co., Limited, 1895]. 33 cm. 16 pp. Grey paperwraps. 20. ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION OF THE RAND CENTRAL ORE REDUCTION COMPANY, LIMITED. [Johannesburg: Argus Printing and Publishing Co., Limited, 1895]. 33 cm. 11 pp. Grey paperwraps. 21. THE RAND KLIPFONTEIN COMPANY, LTD. Report of the Directors with Statement of Accounts, for the period ended 31st December, 1895. [Johannesburg: Fenwick & Co., Printers, nd (1896)]. 33 cm. (8) pp. Buff paperwraps (rear wrapper lacking). Plan showing the property (mentioned at end of text) not present. Gold was discovered on the Witwatersrand in the Transvaal region of South Africa in 1886, and a boom in mining began. By 1899, South Africa was producing nearly a third of all the world's gold ore. A report on South African Mines, Vol. X, done in 1896 discusses the value of the mining operations in the Transvaal: "Having discussed the potentiality of the Transvaal as a gold contributor, the next question that naturally arises is as to the commercial success or otherwise of the many gold mining companies in existence in the Transvaal -- more particularly those of the Witwatersrand goldfields -- in relation to the capital invested and their earning capacity. The capitalized value of the Witwatersrand gold mines has increased in a phenomenal degree within the last twelve months, 105 companies, having an issued capital of about 20,000,000 pounds, represented on July 19, 1894, a value of 25,500,000 pounds ...[and] on July 19, 1895, 71,000,000 pounds.... One hundred and thirty of the principal producing and working (including a few finance) companies, having an issued capital of about 25,500,000 pounds, represented at the end of July, 1895, a total value of nearly 103,000,000 pounds... [including] New Primrose... New Rietfontein [etc.]." The gold rush also led to the founding of the city of Johannesburg. Christopher R. Corning was an American mining engineer and geologist. He received his education in Zurich, Freiberg, and Heidelberg, graduating in 1886 with degrees in chemistry, mineralogy, and petrography. Before returning to the United States, Corning traveled widely in Europe, observing mines and geology in Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Austria, and England. His work in the United States included the Duluth South Shore and Atlantic Railway, and the Bunker Hill & Sullivan mines in Idaho. With E.E. Olcott and Prof. Robert Peele of Columbia University, he formed a mining engineers consulting firm in 1897. He also worked in Mexico and South America. [see his brief biography in the online records of the Global Minings and Minerals Library]. Corning translated, along with Robert Peele, J. Riemer's book "Shaft Sinking under Difficult Conditions." Corning and Olcott had offices on Wall Street, in New York City, and continued to operate their consulting business after Peele returned to full-time teaching. Presumably, he used these reports to evaluate the investment potential of the South African mines. No listings found on OCLC for these reports.

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        The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection or the Preservation of Favored Races in the Struggle For Life

      John Murray, Abermarle Street, London 1894 - "The Origin of Species, by Means of Natural Selection or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle For Life" by Charles R. Darwin. Early UK edition. Illustrated with a fold-out map on page 85. Published by John Murray, Ablemarle Street, London, 1894. 12mo [5" x 7 3/8"], 403 pages with an additional 12 page glossary and 15 page index. The book is in very good minus condition. Minor wear and soiling to the boards and spine. Previous owner's signature on the front endpaper. The boards are starting at the hinges. Small ink number on the rear paste-down. The endsheets are toned and faintly foxed. The textblock is gently toned but clean and bright with sound binding. A clear plastic (mylar) cover is included for protection and display. Please view the many other rare titles available for purchase at our store. We are always interested in purchasing individual or collections of fine books. Inventory # (F11-11) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les nouvelles idées sur la structure du Système Nerveux chez l'homme et chez les vertés

      Reinwald, Paris 1894 - 8vo. Original issue in wrappers bound in cloth binding. Collation: xvi, 200 [3] pp. with 49 illustrations in text from the author's own drawings. This is a translation of the Spanish edition by L. Azoulay. The text and figures are very good. This is a major work by Ramon y Cajal which " sets out the cytological and histological foundations of modern neurology. His descriptions of the cerebral cortex are still the most authorative." (G&M 1293.1 ). The present work is a greatly expanded text from the earlier Spanish and French editions of Ramon y Cajal's research. Eimas notes that this work "contains forty-nine illustrations of cells and tissue strata as well as much detail on handling, staining and interpretation of studies of prepared specimens. The preface is by Mathias Marie Duval (1844-1907) who discovered the technique of fixation of tissue in collodion blocks for sectioning and microscopic study." Ramón y Cajal is recognized as one of the great histologists of all time, particularly for his fundamental studies on the cellular structure of the nervous system. He was born in Petilla de Aragon, a small village in the Spanish Pyrenees. Ramón y Cajal studied medicine at Zaragoza, where he received his degree in 1873. After service in the Spanish Army in Cuba, he obtained a doctor's degree from Madrid and in 1877 was appointed professor of anatomy at Zaragoza. His career was interrupted for a time because of pulmonary tuberculosis, after which he served as professor of anatomy at Valencia, professor of histology at Barcelona, and in 1892 he assumed the chair of histology and pathological anatomy at Madrid. Together with Golgi, Ramón y Cajal was awarded the Nobel prize in 1906 for their many contributions into man's understanding of the structure and function of the nervous system. Making his own improvements on Golgi's stain techniques, Ramón y Cajal discovered cells and structures in the nervous system that had never before been seen. He chronicled the life history, structure, and working mechanism of the neuron and, in so doing, created an histological approach to the study of the central nervous system. His work and ideas were expressed in over two hundred papers and close to fifteen books. (Heirs, 2144) (Garrison-Morison, 1293.1 -Spanish edition; Heirs of Hipocrates, 2144; Waller 7735). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Tale Of The Emperor Coustans And Of Over Sea

      Upper Mall, Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1894. leather_bound. 130 pages. 4.5 x 11 cm. Limited edition, one of 525 copies. printed in Chaucer type in black and red with wood-cut title page, borders and initials. A medieval French tale translated by Morris. Full "cafe-au-lait" crushed morocco with an exceedingly handsome design in the French style, impressed on the side in gilt and in blind. With a geometric border of gilt and blind lines interlaced, gilt paneled back, inner dentelles, doublures of red levant with end-leaves of ribbed brown silk -- Bound by Lortic. PETERSON A26. Fine. Aeg. Housed in repaired brown cloth box.

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        Forest and Stream

      1894. GRINNELL, George Bird. Forest and Stream. With contributions by Theodore Gordon, Horace Kephart, Edward S. Curtis, Emerson Hough, Theodore Roosevelt and others. Consecutive run of the issues from January 1894 through December 1922 (lacking one issue, February 1920). Illustrated throughout including photographs and illustrated ads. 49 volumes, bound in a mix of tan library cloth over blue boards and matching modern tan cloth, one series of 11 loose issues from 1920 preserved in a matching cloth box. New York: Forest and Stream Publishing Company, [1894-1922]. |~||~||~||~| A superb set of 49 volumes of this key publication in the history of the conservation movement in America. Forest and Stream began life in 1873 and continued publication until 1930. From 1876 to 1911 the magazine was edited by George Bird Grinnell, a major figure in the movement to preserve wildlife in the American West. Among many things, he wrote articles to help spread the awareness of the need to protect the American buffalo. Contributors form a who's who of the American conservation movement from Theodore Roosevelt, Horace Kephart, Edward S. Curtis, Emerson Hough to Theodore Gordon. In addition the magazine is an invaluable source for information on fishing and hunting in America at the turn of the century. Indeed it is a vast treasure trove of information, both pictorial and textual. Almost all surviving copies are in institutions, and sets of any size are extremely rare in the market place. The last time a substantial run appeared in ABPC was in 1990, when a set from 1873 to 1900 was sold.

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        Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, the Astonomer Poet of Persia Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitgerald With an accompaniment of drawings by Elihu Vedder

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin at the Riverside Press. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1894. Cloth. Publisher's gray cloth illustrated, decorated, ruled and titled in bright gilt and black on upper board and spine, boards slightly beveled, floral end-papers, t.e.g., in publisher's printed dust-wrapper; unpaginated, but [59] photo-lithographed plates (including frontis, title, and dedication pages) followed by 61 pp. of text, all on folded pages with the bolts at the fore-edge. But for a little rubbing at the spine tips and corners, book is fine, without flaw; jacket is likewise lovely, with a tiny chip out at the spine head and two larger chips out at the bottom edge of the front panel and lower front flap join; A stunning example of the "Octavo" edition, issued ten years after the "Folio" edition sold out in only 6 days, and scarce in the jacket .

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        L?Armée Suisse.

      Genève, Ch. Eggimann 1894. - Folio (ca. 42 x 31 cm). 3 Bll., 73 SS., 3 Bll. (Text), 1 illustr. OBrosch.-Titel, 34 farbig lithogr. Tfn. auf genarbtem Lithopapier (cpl.; Blätter im untersten Fusssteg stellenweise etwas fingerfleckig und vereinzelt stockfleckig, einzelne wenig gravierende Eckknitter, die Darstellungen wohl erhalten). Gebundenes Exemplar (Planobindung) in rotem OLn.-Einband (dieser min. fleckig und berieben, wenig bestossen, Rückendeckel mit Schabstelle) mit mont. farb. Deckelbild (berittene Offiziere) u. vergold. Titel. Seiten im Fusssteg unterschiedlich etwas fingerfleckig. Etwas Alters- u. Gebrauchsspuren. Gesamthaft recht gutes, generell eher überdurchschnittlich sauberes Exemplar. Barth 25705 (für den deutschsprachigen Titel); Lipperheide Qf 5 (für die deutschsprachige Ausgabe). ? Bildlegenden in Deutsch und Französisch. ? OBrosch.-Titel mit Fähnrich des Bataillon 28 in Farblithographie. ? Attraktive grossformatige Uniformdarstellungen unterschiedlicher Ränge und Truppengattungen mit zahlreichen schönen Pferdedarstellungen. Besonders dekorative Offiziersporträts zu Pferd oder im Gelände (z.B. Kdt. Armeecorps, Generalstabsoffizier d. Eisenbahnabteilung, Oberstbrigadier, Dragoner-Hauptmann, Hptm. d. Feldartillerie, Geniehauptmann, Arzt und Apotheker, Justizoffizier [Militärjustiz / Officier judiciaire in Schlossaufgang], Feldprediger, Stabssekretär), aber auch eindrückliche Mannschaftsdarstellungen in Porträt und/oder Aktion (z.B. Trompeter: Schützen-, Batterie- und Guidentrompeter, Tambour, Kavalleriewachtmeister, Dragoner, Positionsartillerie, Gebirgsartillerie-Kanonier, Sanitätssoldat, Verwaltungssoldat vor Feldbäckerei, Feldpost, Radfahrer, Landsturmsoldat in städtischer Kulisse). ? Die Texte (in Französisch) zu den Truppengattungen sind von A. Keller (L?État-Major Général), J. Feiss (L?Infanterie), U. Wille (La Cavalerie), A. Schumacher (L?Artillerie), J. J. Lochmann (Le Génie), Col. Dr. Ziegler (Les Troupes Sanitaires), Col. Potterat (Le Service Vétérinaire), Col. de Grenus (L?Administration). ??Das Werk von Estoppey/Eggimann ist die bedeutendste Kollektion von Uniformdarstellungen der Ordonnanz 1888 (Léderrey p. 224 f.: ?1872?3/1886?), hergestellt (noch) im aufwendigen und hochwertigen Druckverfahren der Farblithographie. Die bunten Uniformen von Mannschaft und Offizieren, letztmals festgelegt in der Ordonnanz von 1898, wurden durch die feldgraue Kleidung der Ordonnanzen von 1914/1915 und 1917 ersetzt. Es ist zugleich die letzte der drucktechnisch und künstlerisch anspruchsvollen, grossformatigen dokumentarischen Serien zur Schweizer Armee nach denjenigen von H. A. Eckert, E. Wolf und Ch. Perron. Estoppeys naturgetreue, technisch gekonnt in Szene gesetzten Tafeln wurden und werden in der Fachliteratur immer wieder reproduziert. Vgl. z.B. E.-M. G. Léderrey, (Hsg.), Das Schweizer Heer / L?Armée Suisse, 1929, Farbtafel p. 224 mit 12 Abbn.; Hugo Schneider, Vom Brustharnisch zum Waffenrock, 1968, bes. p. 76 u. Tfn. 52 u. 53 mit 8 Abbn. Zu den Ordonnanzen s. auch J. Burlet, Geschichte der eidgenössischen Militäruniformen, 1992. ? Diese Uniformen standen für die ?neue? schweizerische Armee des Bundesstaates: ?Als sich schon bei der Grenzbesetzung [anlässlich des Deutsch-Französischen Krieges] im Juli 1870 unsere mangelhafte Kriegsvorbereitung zeigte, und im Februar 1871 die französische Ostarmee [?Bourbaki-Armee?] unser Land betrat, [.] da sahen die Eidgenossen ein, [.] wie nötig es sei, eine Armee zu besitzen, die durch ihre Kriegstüchtigkeit allein die Garantie bieten kann, dass kein Feind den Boden unserer Heimat betritt. So entstand die Militärorganisation [MO] von 1874. Sie brachte den Übergang zum Bundesheer.? (K. Egli, Heereskunde, 1912, p. 41). Die MO 1874 ersetzte diejenige von 1850 und wurde ihrerseits überholt durch diejenige von 1907 und die Truppenordnung (TO) 1911 (s. H. Senn, Lemma Armee, in: HLS). ?Erst die Bundesverfassung von 1874 übertrug dem Bund in Art. 19 die Verfügung über das Bundesheer (in Art. 58 BV von 1999 überf [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The New Will: "Everything to My Wife Absolutely"

      1894. "Everything to My Wife" Sadler, Walter Dendy, After. James Dobie, Engraver. The New Will: "Everything to My Wife Absolutely." London, Paris & New York: Rafael Tuck & Sons Ltd, [c. 1894]. Attractively glazed and double-matted 19" x 16" hand-colored etching in handsome 29" x 26" wooden frame, small brass plaque to center of bottom. Light rubbing to frame, some toning to margins and mat, image vivid. $1,500. * This piece depicts a presumably newlywed couple reviewing the terms of the husband's will with a barrister in his office. The caption reads "The New Will (Everything to My Wife Absolutely." This is an ambiguous scene. The husband, who appears somewhat smug, is significantly older than the wife, who looks rather sad. The barrister appears skeptical. Does the bride regret her choice to marry for money? Was she compelled to enter this union? Is the husband a dying man?

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        Wörterbuch zu Xenophons Anabasis Für den Schulgebrauch

      Teubner, Leipzig 1894 - "bersichtskarte liegt lose bei, letzte Seite fast lose, Papier teilweise fleckig, Vorsatz und Vorsatzblatt bemalt, Einband fleckig, Einbandecken bestossen, Tafeln fehlen! - Mit 80 in den Text eingedruckten Holzschnitten, drei lithographierten Tafeln und mit einer "bersichtskarte. IV. Seiten + 263 Seiten deutsch, griechisch 263 pages. 8 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Jungle Book; The Second Jungle Book.

      London: Macmillan & Co.,, 1894 & 1895. 2 volumes, octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in dark blue morocco, titles to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, pictorial block to front boards gilt, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, burgundy endpapers, gilt edges. Housed in a matching dark blue leather entry slipcase. Illustrated by J. L. Kipling, W. H. Drake, P. Frenzeny. The occasional minor blemish otherwise in excellent condition. First editions, first impressions.

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

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

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Paris, 7. V. 1894. - 4 SS. (Doppelblatt, im Falz durchgerissen). 8vo. An einen unbekannten Adressaten, der ihn nach seinen "inneren Beziehungen zur Musik" befragt hatte: "Hochgeehrter Herr, Wenn ich Ihre Frage nach meinen inneren Beziehungen zur Musik erschöpfend beantworten wollte, müßte ich Ihnen eigentlich eine bis ins Einzelne gehende Geschichte meines Lebens und Selbstcharakteristik liefern, da die Musik thatsächlich mit meinem ganzen geistigen Werden und Sein auf das Innigste verflochten ist. Ich beschränke mich darauf, Ihnen zu sagen, daß das Schöne mir zuerst in musikalischer Gestalt entgegengetreten ist. Mein erstes Gedicht schrieb ich, zwölf Jahre alt, nachdem ich die Mondschein-Sonate gehört hatte, die man mir, auf meine ungestüme Bitte, dreimal hintereinander hatte vorspielen müssen. Als ich, fünfzehn Jahre alt, Mozarts 'Don Juan' zum erstenmal hörte, floh der Schlaf mich drei Nächte lang und ich glaubte fortwährend die Orchesterbegleitung zum Auftreten der Statue des Kommandeurs zu hören. Ich glaube nicht, daß ich jemals eine Aufführung der Neunten Symphonie versäumt habe, wenn sie an meinem Wohnort stattfand; und doch fürchte ich sie eigentlich, denn sie wühlt mich in allen Tiefen so furchtbar auf, daß ich tagelang nicht zur Ruhe komme; so wirkt sie noch heute auf mich, obschon ich jeden Takt von ihr auswendig kann. Ich führe ein Leben des Kampfes und erfahre viel Bitteres und Schmerzliches. Es gibt aber die Empörung, den Zorn, die Kränkung nicht, die nicht sofort verschwänden, wenn mir meine Schwester ein Lied von Schumann, etwa 'Ich grolle nicht' oder 'Aus meinen Thränen sprießen' singt. Alle Gemeinheit der Menschen ist dann vergessen, mein eigenes Ich löst sich in Liebe und Wollaut [!] und mir ist, als wäre ich auf irgend einem Stern, himmelweit von allen Leidenschaften und Interessen, die sonst das Gewebe meines Daseins bilden. Aus der Musik quellen mir unvergleichliche Tröstungen und Anregungen. Der Drang, den wogenden, unbestimmten Emotionen, welche die Musik in mir wachruft, eine feste Form zu geben, hat oft genug meinem Schaffen die Richtung gewiesen. Um nur ein Beispiel anzuführen: mein Roman 'Die Krankheit des Jahrhunderts' ist wesentlich aus der Stimmung hervorgegangen, in die mich einmal das unter eigenthümlichen Umständen gehörte Lied 'Freut euch des Lebens' versetzt hat. Um meine Anschauungen kurz zusammenzufassen: ich würde es, trotz meiner mannigfachen anderen geistigen Interessen, für die erschreckendste Verarmung meines Lebens halten, wenn ich auf Musik verzichten müßte. Glauben Sie, hochgeehrter Herr, an die vorzügliche Hochachtung Ihres ergebensten Dr. M. Nordau". - Nordau war seit 1892 Mitstreiter Herzls; seit 1880 wohnte er als praktischer Armenarzt und Gynäkologe in Paris. 1897 Organisator des Basler ersten Zionistenkongresses, war er Hauptautor des sog. Basler Programms und eine der führenden Gestalten der frühen zionistischen Bewegung. - In lila Tinte; kleine Randeinrisse.

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        The Parasite & Watter's Mau

      A. Constable, Westminster 1894 - The Acme Library First Editions of this pair of rare books.Published by A. Constable, Westminster 1894 and 1895. The Parasite: Original blue cloth boards with bright gilt lettering and dragon illustration on the front cover. Covers worn on the spine which is darkened. Corners a little bumped but good condition for it’s age. Internally very clean and bindings tight. A related newspaper article attached to front paste down which has marked the free page. Pencil signature on half title page. Gilt on top edges and uncut for the other page edges. 18 x 10cm. The short novel offers a different side to the Sherlock Holme writings of Doyle and reveals his fascination with spiritualism and the paranormal. The Parasite relays the tale of a physiologist, Gilroy who is a non- believer of paranormal, and his Professor friend who introduces him to a “skilled” psychic, Miss Penclosa. Gilroy falls under her powers: “This woman, by her own explanation, can dominate my nervous organism. She can project herself into my body and take command of it. She has a parasite soul; yes, she is a parasite, a monstrous parasite. She creeps into my frame as the hermit crab does into the whelk’s shell. I am powerless! What can I do?”. A lovely copy of this horror tale. The Watter’s Mou: Hardback bound in slightly marked blue cloth with bright gilt decorations to front board, spine and upper page edges. Wear to edges, corners and spine with missing top edge of spine. Tear on front free page. Faded owners signature to front paste down. Clean and crisp age toned pages with some foxing on last end pages. Size 12mo – over 6 3/4″-7 3/4″ tall. The Watter’s Mou portrays a thrilling romantic tale set along the Scottish coast and is quite different from Bram Stoker’s famous character of Dracula. The publishing house of Archibald Constable & Co. launched a series of novellas by reputable authors under the name of The Acme Library in 1984. The Parasite by Arthur Conan Doyle was the first production followed by The Watter’s Mou by Bram Stoker. The publication of the novellas was ill fated and the production run was short making these editions scarce to find. Both novellas provided an opportunity to see a different side to the author’s usual writings. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Leipzig, 1894. 12mo. Original brown cloth, front board and spine stamped in gilt. Light wear at corners and spine ends. Very clean internally. Near fine. Inscribed by the author on the page facing his portrait. A rare photographically illustrated account of a trip around the world by a German traveller. Ritzhaupt began in Leipzig and travelled west across the Atlantic, arriving in New York in the late summer of 1893. He records his impressions of and travels through New York City and upstate (including Niagara Falls and Saratoga), Ontario, Montreal, Boston, Philadelphia, Washington, Chicago (where the World's Fair was ongoing), Minnesota, Yellowstone National Park, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, and Hawaii. He then went to Asia, visiting Japan, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Ceylon. Japan is extensively described, as is India (the subject of three photographs). From there Ritzhaupt travelled to Aden, through the Suez Canal, and back to Germany. Among the photographs illustrating his travels are images of Calcutta, the Ganges, and Bombay in India, Ceylon, Japan, Hong Kong, Hawaii, and the Mammoth Hot Springs at Yellowstone. The maps show the course of Ritzhaupt's journey. Undoubtedly printed in a small edition for private distribution. OCLC locates only two copies, at the Staatsbibliothek in Berlin and the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. Not in Forbes' bibliography of Hawaii, nor in Cowan or Flake. Rare and desirable.

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        Burgfräulein und Knappe.

      - Feder in Schwarz und Aquarell, mit schwarzer Tuschlinie umrandet, auf Pergament, links oben signiert „Alice Wanke". Blattgröße 26,6:20,8 cm, Darstellungsgröße 18,8:17 cm. Über die Österreicherin Alice Wanke ist bekannt, daß sie als (Gebrauchs-)Graphikerin, Illustratorin und Kunstgewerblerin in Wien tätig war und Entwürfe für Ausstellungsplakate, Exlibris u.a. schuf. Ihre Ausbildung absolvierte sie an der Wiener Kunstgewerbeschule 1894-1900 bei dem dem Jugendstil verpflichteten Maler und Bildhauer F. von Matsch (1861-1942) und ab 1911 in der Textilklasse von Rosalia Rothansl (1870-1945), der ersten Frau, der dort nach 20jähriger Tätigkeit der Professorentitel verliehen wurde.

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        Letters of Emily Dickinson. Edited by Mabel Loomis Todd. In Two Volumes. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1894.

      - First edition, first issue (vol. I, v, line 4 “paration to me”, p. 132 with a single line of footnotes), original green cloth, rubbed at edges, gilt on spines somewhat dulled, the tissue guards present, no inscriptions of any kind, a very good clean set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Complete Writings

      Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1894. Leather bound. Fine. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1894. Leather bound. Forty-five volumes. Octavo. The Complete Writings of Alexandre Dumas. The Navarre Edition of the romance of Alexandre Dumas extra illustrated in colour and is limited to one thousand numbred sets which this is number 324. Titles include Count of Monte Cristo, The Three Musketeers, The War of Women, Two Dianas, La Dame De Monsoreau, The Queen's Necklace, La Comtesse De Charney, Vicomte De Bragelonne, etc. Handsomely bound in three quarter red morocco over canvas boards, spine gilt decorations of fleur-de-lis design, gilt titles and numbered, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper.

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      Madison, Wi., 1894. Original printed wrappers, removed from a larger volume, spine perished. Small paper repair to top edge of the titlepage near the gutter, light toning. Very good. In a half morocco box. The very rare first printing of Turner's epochal thesis, as it was originally published in the PROCEEDINGS of the Wisconsin Historical Society for 1893. Turner's thesis was that the open frontier played a tremendous role in shaping American character and culture, and that the growth of the United States to its natural western borders, marking the closing of the frontier, would have equally significant consequences on the national identity. Perhaps the most influential work of American historiography, it moved Turner immediately into the first rank of American commentators. To this cataloguer's mind the impact of Turner's thesis on the field of American history was not unlike that of Einstein's theory of relativity on the field of physics - all subsequent historians would have to deal with the implications of Turner's ideas. A separate offprint of Turner's essay was issued by the Wisconsin Historical Society later in 1894, and it occasionally appears on the market. This, however, is the first copy of the true first printing of the Turner thesis that we have encountered.

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        SARGENT & CO's HARDWARE. 1894

      Sargent & Co, New York and New Haven, Conn 1894 - xxxv, [1 (blank)], 1089, [3 (blank)] pp. Tabbed Index precedes catalogue listings. Frontis with bird's-eye view of the New Haven factory. Practically every page with multiple cuts, illustrating the divers pieces of hardware offered herein. Small, thick folio: 12-1/4" x 9-1/4" x 2-1/2" Sargent a venerable New England hardware firm, its roots traced back to New York, when in 1810, when Joseph Bradford Sargent and his two brothers began operating a wholesale hardware business. The firm expanded to New Haven in the mid-19th C., by acquiring one of their suppliers, the Peck and Walter Manufacturing Company. By 1894, when this catalogue issued, Sargent a major manufacturer of hardware material, which is reflected in this massive catalogue. tems offered include Adjustable Box Scrapers, Blind Adjusters, Adzes, Door Bell Alarms, Electric Door and Window Alarms, Andirons, Animal Traps, Architects' Rules, Auger Bits, Boring Machine Augers, Automatic Drills, Awl Hafts, Awning Cleats, Bench Axes, Axle Pulleys, Back Flaps and Saws, Balances, Bankers' Shears, Barbed Wire Nails and Brads, Barbers' Clippers and Razors, Barn Door Handles, Hangers, Hasps, Latches, Locks, etc., Barrel Bolts, Shutter Bars, Bed Casters, Bell Buttons, Blacksmiths' Bellows, Bells, Belt Awls, Bench Axes, Auger Bits, Iron Rivets, Blades, Box Chisels, Braces, Brackets, Bricklayers' Hammers, Brass Hooks, Butts, Buckles, Burglar Alarms, Blacksmith Butterises, Cabin Door Hooks, Cabinet Keys, Bird Cage Eyes, Callipers, Car Bells, Carriage Bolts, Catches, Chandelier Hooks, Ceiling Hooks, Claw Hatches, Clothes Line Cleats, Hooks and Pulleys, Coach Screws, Collar Hooks, Combination Hooks, Cupboard Bolts, Cylinder Locks, Dead Locks, Door Bolts, Brackets, Catches, Handles, Hangers, Keys, Knobs, etc., Door Knockers, Drawer Handles, Door Pulls, Escutcheons, Farrier Buffers, Butterises, Hammers, Hoof Nippers, etc., Forging Tongs, Handles and Plates, Hinges, Hooks and Eyes, Hitching Chains, Hitching Posts, Hoof Padlocks, Horse and Cattle Ties, Horse Shoers Tongs, Horseshoeing Hammers and Pinchers, Hotel Call Bells, Irons, Knobs, Latches, Plates, Pulls, Sashes, Pull Plates, Sashes, Staples and Hasps, Pulleys, Window Casements, Pulls, etc., etc. An invaluable resource for those researching late 19th C architectual detail, home design & outfitting, etc., etc. Modest binding wear, with board showing at the tips. Old faint dampstain in lower margin of the text-block's last 10%. Withal, a solid VG copy. Original publisher's quarter leather binding, with black cloth boards, gilt title lettering to spine & front board 1st printing thus. Not in Romaine, though see p. 174 for 3 other similar Sargent catalogues, 1896-98. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      New York: Charles B. Reed, Publisher,. 1894. original decorated red cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, spine panel stamped in gold, and rear panel stamped in blind, marbled endpapers printed in orange.. Early owner's name, address and date in pencil on front flyleaf.. Front free endpaper separated at gutter margin, else a fine copy in. very good printed dust jacket with some chipping to spine panel,. mostly upper spine end. Uncommon in jacket. (#149915). First edition. "Science-fantasy novel of the occult, of adepts with the usual range of super powers, visions of ideal states of the future; the whole related to Washington politics as it is and as it should be." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 61. "Detailed eutopia. Stress on training for public life." - Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516- 1978, p. 102. Part of Reed's "White Cross Literature" series. Lewis, Utopian Literature, p. 48. Reginald 03554. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). Wright (III)1294.

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        Les Douze Mois

      G. De Malherbe, Paris 1894 - 26.5 x 19 cm. Series of two suites of twelve color plates, one for each month, designed by the calendar of the Parisian department store of La Belle Jardiniere -- before type with month only and with with a monthly calendar noting each day. Plates before letters are printed on sheets, those with text cut and mounted on sheets. In the early 1890's Grasset began experimenting with a new form of printing called chromotypography invented by his friend, Firmin Gillot. This calendar was printed in "Gillotage," a version of chromotypographie where the plates are engraved on wood. Also included a four page text taken from "Les Hommes D' Aujourd'Hui with text and color lithograph cover by Paul Berthon of Grasset. Grasset spent approximately 20 years working for La Belle Jardinere, designing additional calendars in 1899 and 1904. GORDON RAY p.465. Grasset "developed an early version of Art Nouveau to which he subsequently remained faithful, developing it constantly until 1900." Orig. brown cloth wrappers lettered in gold laid-in. Contents clean and fresh. Contemporary three quarter red cloth and marbled boards, black leather spine label printed in gilt. Near fine [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Mirifiques aventures de Maître Antifer

      1894. relié. Bon état. Collection Hetzel, Paris, s.d. (1894). In/4 cartonnage au portrait collé avec titre sur trois lignes, doré sur tranches, 78 illustrations de Roux dont 12 en chromotypographie , 420 p., 4 f. de catalogue. Déchirure sur les deux feuillets de catalogue (sans manque). Coiffes amorties, quelques rousseurs et traces de doigts. Plats très frais. Biblio : P. Jauzac p. 273-274.

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        The Complete Works of Shakespeare (8 vol)

      Philadelphia: Edwin Booth Shakespeare League, 1894. Eight Volumes in tooled leather w/gilt spine & cover lettering and pg edges. All Bindings Firm, Covers Clean, w/heavy spine edge wear to all spines, rub to corners. Clean pages >no names or foxing. "... illustrated with fifty-one photogravures of scenes after celebrated paintings, and portraits in costume of eminent actors and actresses of Euroepe and America" Cambridge Text, Unabridged, Published by the Edwin Booth Shakespeare League to its Members.. First Edition. Full Leather. Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

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        AUT DIABOLUS AUT NIHIL AND OTHER TALES by X. L. [pseudonym]...

      London: Methuen & Co.,. 1894. original dark green cloth, spine and front panels lettered in orange, all edges untrimmed.. Early owner's signature at top edge of title page. Slight spine lean,. cloth a bit rubbed at spine ends, corner tips and along lower edges,. hairline cracks to inner hinges (as is usually the case with this. book), still a tight, very good copy. An attractive, much better than. average copy of a scarce book rarely found in nice condition.. (#149686). First edition. "Mixed collection of criminous and two notable supernatural tales; the title story concerns fin-de-siecle diabolism, enjoyed success de scandale as supposedly describing actual practices by same circles Huysmans frequented during research for LA-BAS; 'A Kiss of Judas' peculiar variant of vampirism, undercurrents of anti-Semitism and transsexual eroticism. Work demonstrates originality and imagination." - Robert Knowlton. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 2-28. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1747. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 237. Bleiler (1978), p. 213. Reginald 05397. Hubin (1994), p. 479.

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      Ludovicus Vivès, Paris 1894 - RO40255162: 8 tomes d'env. 950 pages chacun. Texte sur 2 colonnes. Papiers muets encollés sur les dos des tomes I, II, IV, V, VII et VIII, les consolidant. Etiquettes de code sur les couvertures. Quelques tampons de bibliothèque. Dos du tome III fendu, ses derniers cahiers étant détachés. Manques sur les bords des plats du tome I. Joannis de Lugo, Hispalensis, e Soc. Jesu S.R. E. Cardinalis. Editio Nova Recognita, Notis Illustrata, etc. Accurante J.B. Fournials. Du tome I, In Quo De Virtute Fidei Divinae Agitur, au tome VIII, In Quo 1° Responsa Moralia, 2° Constitutiones Apostolicae, 3° Indices Generales Reperiuntur. In-4 Broché. Etat d'usage. Plats abîmés. Dos fané. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 470-Langues italiques. Latin [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Pèlerinage à la Mecque et à Médine. Précédé d'un aperçu sur l'islamisme et suivi de considérations générales au point de vue sanitaire et d'un appendice sur la circoncision.

      Cairo, Imprimerie nationale, 1894. - Large 8vo. 109 (instead of 129), (2) pp. With 16 (instead of 19) plates. Marbled half calf with giltstamped title to spine. Includes 4 photographic views of Mecca, 3 of Medina and 3 of Jeddah (after Sadiq Bey and others), wants only the ten-leaf appendix, 2 portraits and the plate showing the departure of the Mahmal in Cairo. - Salih Subhi, an Egyptian public health official, was commissioned by his government to undertake the Hajj in 1888 and 1894. Here he describes the eight-month journey in great detail. Muhammed Sadiq Bey was a major pioneer in the history of Arabian photography and the first person ever to photograph the Holy Cities of Mecca and Medina. - Browned throughout due to paper. Our copy without the ten-leaf appendix before the author's epilogue and portrait. - Rare, the last copy on the market fetched £27,500 (Christie's, April 13 2010, lot 276, with author's dedication), the Burrell copy fetched £8,000 in 1999 (complete, but in modern cloth). Macro, Bibliography of the Arabian Peninsula, 2096. Auboyneau/Fevret 20. OCLC 7055812. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Novels. [Scenes of Clerical Life; Adam Bede; The Mill on the Floss; Silas Marner; Romola; Felix Holt; Middlemarch; Daniel Deronda]

      William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London, [c.1894] - Woodcut illustrations. Eight volumes. 8vo. [190 x 127 x 274 mm]. Bound c.1990 by Bayntun-Riviere in half brown polished calf, brown cloth sides, the spines divided into six panels with gilt compartments, lettered in the second on a red goatskin label and in the third on a green goatskin label, the others with gilt corners and centres, marbled endleaves, top edges gilt.

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        Patrologia Syriaca complectens opera omnia SS. Patrum Doctorum Scriptorumque Catholicorum... Pars Prima ab initiis usque ad annum 350. Tomus Primus... D. Ioannes Parisot. Tomus Secundus... I. Parisot, F. Nau, M. Kmosko. Tomus Tertius. Liber Graduum... Michael Kmosko (complete set in 3 volumes, original 1894, 1907, 1926 edition)

      Parisiis (Paris), Firmin Didot, 1894 - 1926. 3 vols. Modern half cloth (hardcovers). lxxx,527 pp.= (1054 columns), (8),680,68 pp. = (1360 columns) & cccvi,576,16 pp. = (1153 columns); 28x19 cm. Text in Latin and Syriac, printed in 2 columns, the Syriac text facing the Latin. - (sl. browned) Although very good set, see picture.

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        South Coast of Australia (Colony Of Victoria) Glenelg River To Cape Otway Surveyed By Navg. Lieutt. H.J. Stanley, R.N. 1872 . Magnetic Variation in 1894 .':.

      - Lithographie v. Edward Weller b. Admiralty (Hydrographic Office) in London, dat. 1872 u. 1894, 66 x 99 Sea-chart from the South-coast between Cape Otway and Port Macdonnell. - The map with 3 insets from Portland Bay, Port Fairy and Warrnambool Harbour. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Die Heilige Schrift des Alten und Neuen Testaments [in zwei Bänden] : Aus der Vulgata übersetzt Mit Chromo- und Tondruckbildern nach klassischen Gemälden alter und neuer Meister der deutschen, italienischen, spanischen, holländischen und französischen Schule nach Entwürfen der Wandsbeker Kunstanstalt.

      Berlin-Leipzig-Wien, Verlag der Goldenen Klassiker-Bibel (Band 2 mit Zusatz Max Herzig), [1894]. - 2 Bände in 2, gr4° (39x29), 76, 2328 (AT), 708 (NT) Sp., mit 102 (davon AT: 62 chromolith und NT: 14 chromolith sowie 26 Tondruck) Tafeln auf stärkerem Karton mit Pergamin-Schutzblättern, zahlr. rote Initialen, einheitl schwarze Olnbde gewachst mit goldPräg und den Evangelisten-Symbolen, dreiseitiger Rotschnitt, SchmuckVorsätze, gering angeschmutzt, 1 Tafel lose, Schutzblätter der Frontispiz' mit Knitterfalte, gute gepflegte Exemplare, Enthaltend dem vom apostolischen Stuhle approbirten vollständigen Text und eine aus den von höchster Autorität ebenfalls gebilligten Anmerkungen des größeren Allioli'schen Bibelwerks von dem Verfasser selbst besorgte abgekürzte Erläuterung jenes Textes. Mit Approbation des hochwürdigsten bischöflichen Ordinariats Augsburg. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Pride and Prejudice With a Preface by George Saintsbury and Illustrations by Hugh Thomson 1894 Peacock edition

      George allen, 1894. Hardcover. Good/No Dustjacket. 1894. 476 pages. No dust jacket. Green pictorial cloth boards with decorative gilt. Good bright pages. Light tanning to the endpapers. Many small images throughout. Rough cut pages. Slight cracking to the front hinge. Minor edge wear with corner bumping and scuffing. Good boards with minimal wear. Boards slightly warped. Lean to the spine. Spine extremes scuffed and ripped. Split to the spine. Bright gilt.

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        Pride and Prejudice

      London: George Allen, 1894. First Thus. Very Good. First edition thus. Dark green cloth with gilt stamped peacock, illustrated by Hugh Thomson. Near Fine. Light rubbing to cloth at corners, short split to cloth at top of front hinge. Lean to spine. Front and rear inner hinges started, though binding is sound. Pages toned. A very striking copy of this beautifully produced book.

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        Strasbourg historique et pittoresque depuis son origine jusqu'en 1870. Aquarelles et dessins par E. Schweitzer et A. Koerttgé.

      Strasbourg, Publié et annoté, par l'Imprimerie Alsacienne, 1894. - Livre d'occasion Très fort vol. grand in-4, basane à coins moderne bordeaux, dos à nerfs, pièce de titre noire, couverture illustrée en chromolithographie conservée, XII-704 pp, illustré d'un frontispice + 42 planches h.-t. principalement en chromolithographies et de nombreuses reprod. et ill. photographiques in et h.-t. complet du Plan de Strasbourg en 1762 en quatre parties en double page, sous papier calque imprimé et du rare prospectus de souscription de 4pp, . Première édition. Bel ex. 4760g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      London: Downey & Co., n.d.. [1894]. title page printed in red and black, original pictorial gray cloth, front, spine and rear panels stamped in silver and black, light green floral patterned endpapers.. Signature K a bit proud, else a fine copy. The pictorial binding. depicting full moon behind owl in flight on front panel and iron gate. and skulls behind bat in flight on rear panel is striking. An. excellent copy of a scarce book. (#147307). First edition. Collects six stories, all previously published in earlier books by Le Fanu. "The Watcher" (a.k.a. "The Familiar") was first published in Le Fanu's rare collection, GHOST STORIES AND TALES OF MYSTERY (1851), the other five first appeared in THE DUBLIN UNIVERSITY MAGAZINE and were collected in THE PURCELL PAPERS (1880). One of the five, "Strange Event in the Life of Schalken the Painter," was collected earlier in GHOST STORIES AND TALES OF MYSTERY (1851), its first appearance in a book by Le Fanu. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 997. Bleiler (1978), p. 121. Reginald 08802. Sadleir 1387. Wolff 4026.

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      - Lithographie mit blauer Tonplatte, 1894, auf chamoisfarbenem Papier mit Wasserzeichen: A G Fabriano, signiert. 48,3:28,8 cm. Literatur: Beringer, Griffelkunst 45. Im Rand mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren. Thoma begann nach Lehren als Lithograph und Anstreicher in Basel sowie als Uhrenschildmaler in Furtwangen, die er nicht beendete, autodidaktische Mal- und Zeichenstudien. 1859 studierte er an der Karlsruher Kunstakademie bei Ludwig Des Coudres (1820-1878) und Johann Wilhelm Schirmer (1807-1863). 1868 reiste er nach Aufenthalten in Basel und Düsseldorf mit Otto Scholderer (1834-1902) nach Paris. 1870-1877 lebte er in München, wo er mit dem Leibl-Kreis verkehrte. Sein erster Aufenthalt in Italien war 1874, ein zweiter 1880. 1876 zog er nach Frankfurt am Main. Nach sehr zögerlich einsetzendem Erfolg – seinen ersten größeren Auftrag hatte er 1882, 1890 seine erste erfolgreiche Sonderausstellung in München – führte seine steigende Bekanntheit 1898 zur Professur an der Karlsruher Kunstakademie und 1899 zum Direktorat der dortigen Kunsthalle.

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        1. Die progressive allgemeine Paralyse; 2. Die infantile Cerebrallähmung [Mit 3 Falttabellen]; 3. Die Krankheiten der Hirnhäute und die Hydrocephalie. Mit 14 Abbildungen; 4. Hirnerschütterung, Hirndruck und chirurgische Eingriffe bei Hirnkrankheiten. Mit 4 Tafeln und 87 Abbildungen.

      Wien, Alfred Hölder k. u. k. Hof- und Universitäts-Buchhändler 1894, 1897 u. 1901 (3 u. 4). - 4 Titel in 1 Band. Gr.-8°. 4 Bll., 108 + 2 Bll., 327 + VII, 258 +VIII, 457 SS. Textillustrationen (teilw. mit farb. Akzenten), 2 grafische Verlaufsschemata (Falttfn.) im Anhang zu Teil 4 (Kocher). OHLdr. (etwas berieben u. bestossen) mit vergold. Rückentitel. Erste Ausgabe. Vorsätze etwas gebräunt. Alters-, Lagerungs- u. etwas Dislokationsspuren. Gesamthaft weitestgehend sauberes und wenig gebrauchtes, sehr ordentliches u. relativ gepflegtes Exemplar. Specielle Pathologie und Therapie, hsgg. von Hermann Nothnagel unter Mitwirkung von E. [Emanuel] Aufrecht et al. Bd. IX, III. Teil (9, 3). - ?Der Name ?Infantile Cerebrallähmung?, welcher dieser Abhandlung voransteht, ist ein nomen proprium. Er bezeichnet nicht schlechtweg, was die ihn zusammensetzenden Worte bedeuten: Lähmung im Kindesalter aus cerebraler Ursache (in Folge von Gehirnerkrankung), sondern er ist längst auch auf Krankheitszustände übertragen worden, in welchen die Lähmung zurücktritt gegen oder ersetzt wird durch Muskelstarre und spontane Muskelunruhe; ja ich werde befürworten müssen, dass diese Bezeichnung auch an Fälle vergeben werde, in denen die Lähmung völlig ausbleibt und nur periodisch wiederkehrende Krampfanfälle (Epilepsie) das Krankheitsbild constituiren. [.] Ich habe diese Abschweifungen über das nosographische System eingeschaltet, um darnach von dem Terminus ?Infantile Cerebrallähmung? auszusagen, er stehe auf der Stufe eines nur klinisch fundirten Krankheitsbildes. Er deckt sich, wie die folgenden Blätter zeigen werden, weder mit einer pathologisch-anatomischen noch mit einer ätiologischen Einheit. Es ist darum wahrscheinlich, dass er auch klinisch nur den Werth einer vorläufigen Einheit beanspruchen darf, und dass es bald gelingen wird, diese aufzulösen und durch eine gewisse Anzahl von besser cohärenten, anatomisch und vielleicht auch ätiologisch gut determinirten Krankheitsbildern zu ersetzen. Das heute vorliegende Material gestattet solche Leistung noch nicht; die rein klinische Zusammenfassung desselben, welche der Name ?Infantile Cerebrallähmung? vertreten soll, erscheint zunächst durch ihre Unentbehrlichkeit für wissenschaftliche Darstellung und ärztliche Diagnostik gerechtfertigt.? (Freud, p. 1 u. p. 5). - ?Die infantile Cerebralparese lässt sich nach folgenden Kriterien einteilen: Ort der Schädigung (Grosshirn, Stammhirn, Kleinhirn) / Zeitpunkt der Schädigung (vor, während, nach der Geburt) / Ursache der Schädigung / Klinische Symptome: Spastik, Athetose (unkontrollierte, langsame Bewegungen), Ataxie (z.B. Koordinations- und Gleichgewichtsstörungen) / Topographie (betroffene Körperregionen). Für dieses Störungsmuster gibt es eine Reihe von synonymen Bezeichnungen. Veraltete Begriffe sind: Cerebrale Kinderlähmung (bereits 1897 von Sigmund Freud beschrieben) oder ?Little?sche Krankheit?, nach dem Orthopäden William John Little genannt.? (Schön Klinik, Hsg., Orthopädie. Frühkindliche Hirnschädigung : Infantile Cerebralparese (ICP). In: schoen-kliniken, online; vgl. auch Freud Museum Wien, Ausgewählt Bibliographie, Nr. 1897 a). Sprache: de [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Qur'an [Koran]. Extract from 7:26, Al A'raf, to 18:77, al-Kahf. Manuscript on polished laid paper with three crescents watermark, 11-line in Maghrebi script, vocalized in red, within red rule border

      [Maghreb, Morocco or Algeria, n.d., 18th to early 19th century, C.E.]. 106 leaves. 1 vols. Tall 8vo (28 x 20 cm). Contemporary Islamic binding in brown goatskin with gilt ornamental tooling to boards. Nineteenth century wove paper pastedowns and small repairs in first leaf. First and last leaf with ink stamp and manuscript date 1312 A.H. (1894 C.E.). Binding with minor staining and rubbing. Textblock shaken. First 28 leaves generally clean, thereafter some staining throughout, affecting legibility at times, 20 leaves with flaws (adhesions or losses). AS IS. 106 leaves. 1 vols. Tall 8vo (28 x 20 cm). Representative example of a part of the Qur'an in the distinctive Maghrebi script and a simple, attractive binding. The Tre Lune watermark (three crescent moons) is seen widely in papers used throughout the Islamic lands of the Mediterranean littoral, and suggests that the paper is of Venetian or possibly French manufacture.

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        Pride and Prejudice

      George Allen, UK 1894 - 1st Edition 1894. The famous "Peacock edition" of Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice". Often regarded as the most beautifully produced of Jane Austen's classic works . The board, spine, page edges are in gilt. Over 101 illustrations by the formost illustrator of the time Hugh Thomson. Book is very good and bright. Spine tips/corners rubbed. Rear board with large crease to cloth effecting rear endpaper. This has been recovered with an old endpaper from the same paper stock. Quite a bright example. Contents good. Light foxing to some pages. Text block tight. Light cracking to front gutter hinge. A good example except for the crease to rear board. More images can be taken upon request. Ref Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Pride and Prejudice. With a Preface by George Saintsbury and Illustrations by Hugh Thomson. 1894.Peacock edition

      George allen 1894 - 1894. 476 pages. No dust jacket. Green pictorial cloth boards with decorative gilt. Good bright pages. Light tanning to the endpapers. Many small images throughout. Rough cut pages. Slight cracking to the front hinge. Minor edge wear with corner bumping and scuffing. Good boards with minimal wear. Boards slightly warped. Lean to the spine. Spine extremes scuffed and ripped. Split to the spine. Bright gilt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sammlung exotischer Schmetterlinge (Lepidoptera Exotica). Nouvelle édition fac-simile française dirigée par P. Wytsman avec notes additionelles par W. F. Kirby.

      - Bruxelles, V. Verteneuil & L. Desmet, 1894-1897. 3 volumes bound in 5. Large-4to (315 x 238mm). pp. (10); (8); (10), 172, with 491 hand-coloured lithographed plates. Later brown cloth, spines with gilt lettering (and:) HUEBNER, J. & GEYER, C. Zuträge zur Sammlung exotischer Schmetterlinge bestehend in Bekundigung einzelner Fliegmuster neuer oder rarer nichteuropäischer Gattungen. Nouvelle édition fac-simile française. Introduction et index systématique et alphabétique par W.F. Kirby. Bruxelles, V. Verteneuil & L. Desmet, 1908-1912. 1 volume bound in 2. Large-4to (315 x 238mm) pp. (4), ii, 100, (2), with 172 hand-coloured lithographed plates. Later brown cloth, spines with gilt lettering Rare complete set of this beautifully handcoloured new edition of one of the finest and most important works on exotic butterflies, which was edited in a very limited edition. It comprises Hübner's complete works on exotic butterflies, the 'Sammlung exotischer Schmetterlinge' published from 1806-24 and his 'Zuträge zur Sammlung exotischer Schmetterlinge' published from 1818-37, of which the last part was published by Geyer. Both these two original works are extremely rare and we have not offered copies since many decades. The new edition of these works on exotic butterflies books by Wystman and Kirby is superbly produced. The plates are printed on thick, wove paper and exquisitely handcoloured. Also this edition is a great rarity and the number of copies produced minute. Wystman published 3 issues, one with German text, one with English text and one with French text. Probably no more than 50 copies were published. Mr. Kirby says "In writing letter press to Hübner's 'Sammlung exotischer Schmetterlinge', I have paid special attention to the correct identification of the species figured, and in one or two cases I have found it necessary to propose new names. I have not given descriptions, but sufficient synonymy and explanations to bring Hübner's plates into range with later publication" (Entomological Society News 1911). "La reproduction des planches sur papier de Hollande comme l'original, sera en tous points conforme à l'ancienne édition. La tracé des figures sera exécuté par la gravure, de façon à garantir une exactitude absolue. Pour le coloris, je me suis assuré le concours de quatre artistes, spécialistes dans ce travail" (From the printed wrappers).Very little is known about Huebner's life. The rarity of his works is due to the great upheavel caused by the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars and the long period of publication. Huebner was a man of modest means, more or less tied to his native town Augsburg. He was a designer in one of the leading cotton factories of the town. His true love and inclination were Lepidoptera. He published a number of beautifully illustrated iconographies on the subject which he published for his own account and he drew and engraved all the illustrations himself. "Nehmen wir als Beispiel die berühmten drei Schmetterlings-Iconographien des Augsburger Insecten-Malers und Muster-Zeichners in einer Kattun-Fabrik J. Hübner (1761-1826), welche als die schönsten Abbildungswerke der Entomologie gelten. Deren 1900 colorierte Tafeln sind als künstlerische Leistungen erst-rangig. (Und in der Reihe solcher Abbildungswerke, die sich die Bibliophilie und die Wissenschaft streitig machen, ist das Hübner'sche Opus eines der wenigen, bei dem der Fall eintritt, dass ihm die Wissenschaft einen höheren Preiss zubilligt, als die Bibliophilie; obzwar sonst infolge der weitaus grösseren Kaufwilligkeit und Kaufkraft, die nach der Kunst hin orientierten Sammlern innewohnt, die Preise solcher auf dem Ueberschneidungs-Gebiet wachsenden Werke eben von der Bibliophilie bestimmt werden)" (Junk. Rara p. 244). A very nice uniformly bound set.See Horn & Schenkling 10905 & 10908 for the original edition and Nissen ZBI, 2040 & 2041 for the original edition as well as the present issue. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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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.

      K.K. Infanterie-Regiment No. 9,, Jaroslau, 1894 - 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. Deutsch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Imp Ch. Praum-Valentini., 1894 Luxembourg. 1894. Tela, relieves. 33X25. 2h+72 Bellas láminas fotografiadas+46h de biografias+5h. Album de todos los Bomberos del mundo. Siglo XIX. Ref 30 Biblioteca A.. 1ª Edición. Encuadernación de tapa dura. Excelente.

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        La Femme à Paris. Nos contemporaines. Notes successives sur les Parisiennes de ce temps dans leurs divers Etats et conditions.

      Ancienne Maison Quantin. Librairies-Imprimeries Réunies 1894 - Un volume in-4 (29 cm x 20 cm), VI-328 pp.Tirage sur Japon filigrané. Illustrations de Pierre Vidal. 320 compositions dont 20 hors texte en couleurs sur velin. Première partie. Physiologie de la Contemporaine. Chapitre premier. La Parisienne Contemporaine. Chapitre II. Le Nu Moderne. Chapitre III. La Toilette à Paris. Seconde Partie. La Femme à Paris, dans ses différents milieux, états et conditions. Chapitre IV. Géographie de la Femme à Paris. Chapitre V. Les Domestiques. Chapitre VI. Les Ouvrières. Chapitre VII. Les marchandes et Boutiquières. Chapitre VIII. Demoiselles et Employés Magasin. Chapitre IX. Les Dames d'Administration. Chapitre X. Femmes artistes et Bas-bleus. Chapitre XI. Les Femmes de Théâtre. - Comédiennes, Chanteuses, Danseuses, Ecuyères, Acrobates. Chapitre XII. Les femmes de sport et les Gynandres. Chapitre XIII. La Bourgeoise parisienne. Troisième partie. La Femme hors des lois morales. Chapitre XIV. La Basse Prostitution. Chapitre XV. Prostitution bourgeoise. Chapitre XVI. Prostitution clandestine. Chapitre XVII. Les Phrynés actuelles. Quatrième partie. Psychologie de la Contemporaine. Chapitre XVIII. La Contemporaine Fille, Femme et Mère. 1/2 chagrin noir à bandes. Dos lisse orné, filets dorés, titre doré, tête dorée. Couvertures conservées de Léon Rudnicki. Bel exemplaire de cette magnifique édition. Pour accéder à la totalité de notre offre, consultez le site Paris-Libris. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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