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        The Yachts and Yachtsmen of America: A Standard Work of Reference (Volume I, Part I)

      International Yacht Publishing Company. Hardcover. 1894 International Yacht Publishing Company. Volume I, Part I. "Being a History of Yachting and of Yacht Clubs, as well as of the Various Yachts, with Biographies of the Founders and Members of the different Clubs of the United States and Canada." Poor/None. 366 pages, with illustrations and plates/photogravures in black and white. This scarce oversized hardcover volume has library markings to the endpapers and along the spine. There are several pages loosening from the text block, which is in need of repair. The text is unmarked, albeit foxed and slightly dampstained throughout. 100% satisfaction guaranteed. We ship orders daily, securely and with delivery confirmation. Due to the heavy and/or oversized nature of this book, International Shipping will incur an additional charge. We always only charge actual shipping costs. . Fair. 1894.

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        The Jewel Mysteries.

      London: Ward, Lock & Bowden, Limited,, 1894. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles and decoration to spine and front board gilt and silver, green coated endpapers, all edges gilt. Housed in a custom solander box Spine ends and tips rubbed, spine a little faded, contents lightly foxed. An excellent, bright copy. First edition of this collection of ten detective tales featuring the jeweller Bernard Sutton as sleuth.

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        SKULLYVILLE COUNTY, CHOCTAW NATION KNOWN ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS: THAT, WHEREAS [T G OVERSTREET] A CITIZEN OF THE CHOCTAW NATION, HAS THIS DAY PETITIONED ASKING THAT A PERMIT BE GRANTED TO [THOS GOSSET] A CITIZEN OF THE UNITED STATES, TO REMAIN IN HIS EMPLOY IN THE CAPACITY OF A [FARMER] FOR THE YEAR 189[4]

      Fort Smith, Ar., 1894. Horizontal folds, light spotting and ink offsetting. Very good. A very interesting partially-printed folio broadside concerning the Choctaw Nation in Oklahoma. A rather elegant "work permit" issued to one of the horde of American citizens who flocked to Oklahoma following the opening of the territory to white settlement in 1889. The epic Oklahoma Land Rush and its aftermath settled the future state but also unsettled a good many Native Americans. The need to protect Native Americans against exploitation by would-be "hired hands" or tenant farmers is self-evident. Thomas Gosset sought employment from Thomas G. Overstreet, who at this point, it would seem, could easily take care of himself. By now a prosperous rancher-farmer, Overstreet was a white man from Missouri who married Margaret Victor, of Choctaw ancestry, and came with his new bride to Indian territory in 1871. By marriage Overstreet became a citizen of the Choctaw Nation with the right to own land, which he exercised to the fullest. Overstreet acquired 3000 acres of rich Arkansas River bottomland at the foot of Short Mountain in what is todayLe Flore County, Oklahoma. Skullyville was absorbed into Le Flore County prior to Oklahoma statehood. In 1890, he began work on an elegant 15-room residence which was occupied by his descendants until the 1970s and is today the landmark Overstreet-Kerr Historical Farm. Overstreet contributed to the advancement of regional agriculture and for a time served as president of the first national bank of Warner, Indian Territory. His descendants continued to play a prominent role in the life of the community. Skullyville, Oklahoma lies fifteen miles west of Fort Smith, Arkansas. It was settled by the Choctaws in 1832 when they were removed from their homelands. Given that the Choctaw were amongst the first Native American tribes to arrive in the territory, Skullyville was one of the first organized communities in Oklahoma, and served as the first capital of the Choctaw Nation. Today, Skullyville is a ghost town, with only the cemetery remaining. J.H. Mayers, the printer who occasionally worked for the Choctaw Nation, was successor to W.H. Mayers, publisher of the THIRTY-FIFTH PARALLEL, a Fort Smith newspaper published between 1859 and 1861. A rare Native American broadside from Indian Territory, printed over a decade before Oklahoma statehood was granted. No copies in OCLC.

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        Psychological Review. 11 Volume Set, 1894-1903 Including Index for Vol. 1-6 1884-1899

      New York : MacMillan, 1894-01-01. Hardcover. Good. 11 Volumes. Bound in contemporary quarter blue leather. Marbled boards. Good bindings and covers. Shelfwear. Library stamp to tail of feps. Foxing to page ends. Foxing throughout. This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US. Psychological Review publishes articles that make important theoretical contributions to any area of scientific psychology, including systematic evaluation of alternative theories. Papers mainly focused on surveys of the literature, problems of method and design, or reports of empirical findings are not appropriate. Volume I includes Reverse Illusions of Orientation and Psychological Notes on Helen Kellar [sic] (Keller) and The Theory Of Emotion: (I) Emotional Attitudes By John Dewey

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        Locomotive Engine, "The Rocket", 1830. Built by George Stephenson.

      The Leadenhall Press 1894 - Hand coloured engraving in excellent condition. One of the most famous trains ever built: the 'Rocket', being viewed by onlookers outside a country inn. Built by the young Robert Stephenson (1803-1859) the 'Rocket' became famous after winning the Rainhill Trials in 1829. They were a competition set up to find the most suitable locomotive for haulage on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway. The Rocket subsequently ran on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway (1829-1836) and the Midgeholme Colliery Railway (1836-1840).

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        THE DEAD MAN'S MESSAGE: AN OCCULT ROMANCE ...

      New York: Charles B. Reed, Publisher, 164, 166 & 168 Fulton St,. 1894. original decorated purple cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, spine panel stamped in gold, rear panel stamped in blind, orange marbled endpapers.. Cloth worn at edges, small nick to cloth at upper rear joint, spine. faded, a good copy. Scarce. (#149367). First edition. Published four years later in England as A SOUL ON FIRE (London: Bliss Sands & Co., 1898). A presentation copy inscribed by the book's publisher to the author on the front free endpaper: Mrs. Florence Marryat / Compliments of / Charles M. Reed / NY June 4 / 94." Sensational spiritualist romance of after death experiences; a salutary warning to a cold, callous savant to mend his ways, in the tradition of Dickens's moral ghost stories; also a polemic presenting many of the author's enthusiastic views on moral and social questions e.g. vivisection, parental care, etc. A prolific author with some ninety novels to her credit, Florence Marryat (1838-1899) was the youngest and eleventh child of Frederick Marryat, the popular nineteenth-century nautical novelist. "A Catholic, Marryat was fascinated by spiritualism which she frequently introduces into her novels. As a spiritualist she wrote the popular book THERE IS NO DEATH (1891)." - Sutherland, Victorian Fiction, p. 412. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 151 (citing the 1898 UK edition. Bleiler (1978), p. 133. Reginald 09685.

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        Dissected Map of the United States

      New York: McLoughlin Brothers, 1894. Puzzle in Box. Near Fine. Complete jigsaw puzzle of the United States with original box with all pieces; there is no paper assembly guide. The box features stunning, patriotic illustration of Lady Liberty seated amidst national symbols and holding a golden globe above her head with her left hand while her right hand rests upon a golden sword. The map shows Oklahoma and the Indian Territory and highlights Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming. Puzzle pieces and map are in very nice shape with almost no wear. The box is in also in very nice shape with light wear and vibrant coloring. This is a far better example than usually found.

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        Die Freie und Hansestadt Hamburg und Ihre Umgebung nach photographischen Aufnahmen von Hof-Photograph Wilhelm Dreesen in Flensburg

      Otto Meisner, Hamburg 1894 - Elephant folio. 126 reproductions of photographs in collotype on 37 leaves resting in decorated brown cloth portfolio with illustrated paste-down and decorative folding flaps. Visually stunning images of Hamburg and its environs showing the Fürst Bismarck Schloss, Schloss Reinbeck, Wandsbeck, Rothenbecker, Quellenthal, Schloss Bergedorf, Blankensee, Elbe, Hansahafen, Schnelldampfer "Columbia", Schloss Ritzebüttel, St. Pauli Hafen, Norder-Elbe Brücke, Holländischer Brock, Herrengrabenfleth, Brooksbrücke, Hopfensack & Messberg, Alster, Krugkoppel, Bellevue, Fährhaus Uhlenhorst, Eulenburg, Botanischer Garten, Naturhistorisches Museum, Steindorn und Hotel Schadendorf, Stadttheater, Concerthaus Hamburg, Messbergbrunnen, Elbstrasse, Reichs- Post, und Telegraphen Gebäude, Hopfensackfleth, St. Jacobi Kirche, St. Nikolai Kirche, St. Michaelis Kirche, St. Gertrud Kirche, Alsterpavillion and Alsterdamm, Jungfernsteg, and many others. Some photographs depict inhabitants of the city. Photographs by German-Danish Hof-Photographer Wilhelm Anton Georg Dreesen (1840-1926). Age wear, staining and abrasions on front board. Split and frayed along joints but holding. Five-inch closed tear along cloth on tail of spine on front board. Portfolio in fair, interior in overall very good condition. Scarce, complete portfolio with striking images of the Northern German city. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        COLORED VOTERS READ HERE IS ONE INSTANCE OF THE TREATMENT THE COLORED PEOPLE OF GEORGIA RECEIVE AT THE HANDS OF THE STATE DEMOCRATIC PARTY. WHAT EVIDENCE HAVE THE NEGROES OF THIS STATE THAT SCHOOLS WILL BE PROVIDED FOR THEIR CHILDREN IN CASE THE THIRD PARTY GETS INTO POWER

      [Atlanta, 1894. A couple short edge tears and tiny chips. Very good. An important campaign document illustrating the threat to enfranchised African Americans posed by the rise of populism and third-party politics in the South. In 1892 and again in 1894, the Populist Party, a new political force in the South made up of farmers impoverished by debt and falling cotton prices and led by the charismatic Senator from Georgia, Tom Watson. The Populist Party reached out not only to poor whites but also to African Americans, a rare but all too evanescent moment when it seemed that class solidarity might trump race. The hitherto dominant Georgia Democratic Party reacted in contradictory ways, in this instance by appealing to black voters to support the Democratic Party with ample statistics showing that "in 1893...the negro received more than three times as much money [in school funds] as he pays into the Public Treasurer." Luring black voters away from the Populists was not enough. The Democrats also had to stem the defections of white voters who were flocking to the Populist banner. To accomplish this, they condemned the Negro as reflexively as they courted him. Such an oft-repeated ploy had disastrous long-term consequences, as did the countenancing of Klan violence by the Democratic Party. Ironically, it was a progressive movement, promising to put social justice before race, that led to the disenfranchisement of African Americans in the South, and to the triumph of Jim Crow. A failed party by the turn of the century, the Populists joined ranks with the Democratic Party, which embraced some of its progressive reforms but also helped disenfranchise black voters. Rare, with only two copies in OCLC, at the University of Delaware and the Clements Library.

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        The Works of Edgar Allan Poe (10 volume set)

      Chicago, Stone and Kimball, MDCCCXCV 1894 - 10 volume set. Publisher's green cloth. Gilt spines. Top edge gilt. Good bindings and covers. Shelfwear. Light crease to vol. 4. Clean, unmarked pages. BAL 16168Contents: V. 1. Tales of the grotesque and arabesque. I: Memoire. Introduction to the tales. Romances of death. Old-world romance --v. 2. Tales of the grotesque and arabesque. II: Tales of conscience. Tales of natural beauty. Tales of pseudo-science --v. 3. Tales of the grotesque and arabesque. III: Tales of ratiocination. Tales of illusion --v. 4. Tales of the grotesque and arabesque. IV: Extravaganza and caprice --v. 5. Tales of adventure and exploration: Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym. The journal of Julius Rodman --v. 6. Literary criticism. I: Introduction to the literary criticism. On poetry and the poets --v. 7. Literary criticism. II: On novels, essays, and travels. Marginalia --v. 8. Literary criticism. III: The literati. Minor contemporaries. A chapter of suggestions --v. 9. Eureka: a prose poem. Miscellanies --v. 10. Poems. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Island Garden

      London: Osgood, McIlvane, 1894. First English edition. gilt-decorated white cloth, top edges gilt. Spine and foredges slightly browned, very minor foxing of rear spine channel, otherwise fine. Octavo. [i-ii], [i-x], (1) - 126 Illustrated with pictures and illuminations in colour by Childe Hassam. Title page in green pink and yellow One of fifty-five copies. A notable rarity Celia Thaxter?s lyrical classic of her delightful garden on Appledore, one of the Isles of Shoals off the coast of New England. From the decorative vellum-like binding to the moiré style endpapers to the generous typography to the illustrations and the inserted full page chromolithographic plates protected by printed tissue guards, this is probably as charming a production as any book in the collection. ?One of the most elaborate pieces of bookmaking of the period? (BAL). This copy, printed by the Riverside Press, is one of those fifty-five copies that were bound with English imprint on May 4, 1894. The binding was designed by Sarah Wyman Whitman and is one of the most elaborate pieces of bookmaking of the period. The cost of the expensively made book probably contributed to the first edition?s small print run of barely 1,000 copies. Basically a poet, Thaxter died shortly after the publication of this, her only book on gardening. With: a copy of 1988 facsimile edition by Houghton Mifflin, boxed as issued[BAL 19923. DAB. NAW].

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        OLGA ROMANOFF OR THE SYREN OF THE SKIES. A SEQUEL TO "THE ANGEL OF THE REVOLUTION" .

      London: Tower Publishing Company Limited, 1894 - Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-viii [1] 2-377 [378-380: ads], errata slip pasted in between pages [viii] and [1], inserted frontispiece with illustration by Edwin S. Hope, original pictorial gold moiré-patterned cloth with , front panel stamped in dark blue and black, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition, first issue with recto of title leaf dated 1894 and no inserted illustrations by Fred T. Jane. Terrorists wage war against a socialist utopia in the twenty-first century. "A sequel to [THE] ANGEL OF THE REVOLUTION set some hundreds of years later -- superscientific warfare, communication from Martians and world devastation by a comet. Probably Griffith's best book." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 98. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-85; (1981) 1-85; (1987) 1-42; (1995) 1-42; and (2004) II-465. Bailey, Pilgrims Through Space and Time, p. 76. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 930. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 369. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 20. Clarke, Voices Prophesying War (1992), p. 229. Lewis, Utopian Literature, p. 76. Locke, Voyages in Space 93. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Stableford, Scientific Romance in Britain 1890-1950, pp. 47-8. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 57. Bleiler (1978), p. 87. Reginald 06381. Small early private owner's name stamped on front paste-down, old bookseller's ticket on rear endpaper. Light rubbing to corner tips and spine ends, an area of very faint fading to rear cover, a nearly fine copy and quite uncommon in this condition. (#143268) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Liebig-Bilder-Serie: ( Véritable Extrait de Viande Liebig ): Sanguinetti-Nummer 423: Rebus 13 ( mit goldenem Schild )

      Liebig 1894 ( Liebig-Bilder-Serie in Chromolithographie gedruckt, teils unter Verwendung von Gold und Silber. Bildgröße 10 x 7 cm: Katalognummer und Erscheinungsjahr nach dem Katalog von Sanguinetti ermittelt: Serie in französischer Sprache ): Hier die Serie Nummer 423: \" Rebus 13 \" aus dem Jahrgang 1894 ( Serie nur in Frankreich erschienen / italienischer Titel: \" Rebus 13. con cartellone dorato \" ). Gezeigt werden: \" Il faut chercher la malle que j`ai laissee ici, ou est-elle? / Mon pinson s`est echappe, ou le rattraperai-je? / Bonne recompense a qui trouvera le chat de la Mere Michel! / Pendant quel siecle est ne Raphael? / Ou diable le domestique a-t-il mis mon paraplute? / Un coup de vent m`a enleve mon chapeau, ou le retrouver? \". Zusammen 6 Bilder von insgesamt guter Erhaltung. ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Liebig, Bilder, Liebigbilder, Extract, Fleischextrakt, Extrait, Veritable, Viande, Rebus, Rätsel, Bilderrätsel, Google

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        Dissected Map of the United States

      New York: McLoughlin Brothers, 1894. Puzzle in Box. Near Fine. Complete jigsaw puzzle of the United States with original box with all pieces; there is no paper assembly guide. The box features stunning, patriotic illustration of Lady Liberty seated amidst national symbols and holding a golden globe above her head with her left hand while her right hand rests upon a golden sword. The map shows Oklahoma and the Indian Territory and highlights Yellowstone National Parkin Wyoming. Puzzle pieces and map are in very nice shape with almost no wear. The box is in also in very nice shape with light wear and vibrant coloring. This is a far better example than usually found.

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        AVERIGUACIONES de las ANTIGÜEDADES DE CANTABRIA, enderezadas principalmente a descubrir las de Vizcaya, Guipúzcoa y Alava, PROVINCIAS CONTENIDAS EN ELLA, y a honor y gloria de S. IGNACIO DE LOYOLA cantabro por padre y madre, y nacimiento en la una, y por origenes maternos en las otras dos, Patriarca y Fundador de la Compañia de Jesus. Su autor el P. --- de la misma compañia. Natural de Valladolid. Obra muy mejorada, aumentada. Nueva edicion corregida por el P. Miguel Villalta de las Escuelas Pias. (7 VOLUMENES)

      - Imp. Libreria y Encuadernacion de E. Lopez. Tolosa. 1894 7 volúmenes con 400 p. cada uno aprox. (24 cm) Enc. tela modernista color claro con relieves e impresión en verde, negro y dorados. Algunas ilustraciones. Sellos anterior prop. (biblioteca) T (Ref.34150) guipuzcoa geografia vascongadas historia pais vasco [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Luegers Lexikon der Gesamten Technik Erstausgabe 1894, 7 Bände

      - (Lueger, Otto) Luegers Lexikon der gesamten Technik und ihrer Hilfswissenschaften. 7 Bände. Stuttgart/Leipzig, Berlin, Wien, Deutsche Verlagsanstalt, 1894-1899 (oJ). Komplette Erstausgabe (1.Auflage). Prachtausgabe: Dekorative Original-Halbledereinbände mit reicher Rückenvergoldung & roten Rückenschildern. Dreiseitig roter Buchschnitt. Format 27 x 19 cm. Wie Sie auch den ersten fünf Originalbildern entnehmen können, haben die Buchrücken keine Fehlstellen oder Einrisse, ebensowenig die Außengelenke. Die roten Rückenschilder sind farblich unterschiedlich aufgehellt. Buchecken bestoßen, Ledereinband berieben. Buchdeckel mit etwas Verschmutzungen, auf zweien Kratzer. Der Buchschnitt ist für diese Ausgabe besonders gut erhalten (zumeist sind diese Lueger-Ausgaben eher Werkstattexemplare", d.h. hier deutlicher benutzt, mit Öl-, Schmutzflecken etc.). Durch ehemaligen, äußeren Kontakt mit Waser ist bei fünf Bänden jedoch der obere Buchschnitt teils verblasst (s. Bild 4); bei Band 6 gibt es darüber hinaus weitere Spuren wie: einen etwas verformten Buchrücken, Buchdeckel mit Verfärbung & der vordere zudem verzogen, hinteres Schmuckblatt gewellt, letzte Seiten oben leicht wasserrandig. Innen vollständig, alles ist fest eingebunden; keine losen oder fehlenden Seiten. Kein unangenehmer Geruch. Das holzfreie Papier ist von erstklassiger Qualität. Die Seiten sind frisch, ohne Anstreichungen oder Fleckigkeit. Auf dem Innendeckel ein schönes Ex Libris (s. Bild 5)." 22500 Gramm. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Jungle Book and The Second Jungle Book

      London: Macmillan and Co., 1894-1895 Two volumes. First editions, first printings. The Jungle Book (1894) is illustrated by John Lockwood Kipling, William Henry Drake, and Paul Frenzeny. The Second Jungle Book (1895) is illustrated by John Lockwood Kipling. Both volumes bound in the publisher's navy cloth, spines lettered in gilt, pictorial jungle images based on artwork by the author's father John Lockwood Kipling stamped to the front boards in gilt, all edges gilt, gray coated endpapers. Very good or better, with slight leans and some faint toning to the spines, bright gilt, faint soiling to the otherwise fresh boards, spines cracked and holding before the half-titles, spines lightly starting inside the rear covers, otherwise sturdy bindings, Jungle Book with some faint tidemarks and an erased former owner's inscription to a front flyleaf, Second Jungle Book with some spotting to the font flyleaves, both with some light and scattered spotting to the otherwise fresh pages. Overall, a bright and handsome set. The Jungle Books are collections of short stories and verses, the most famous of which relate to the feral child protagonist Mowgli, a "man cub." While they can be read independently of each other, each chapter serves as a fable using animal figures to provide a moral lesson. In each volume, the short stories are both preceded and followed by poems or songs, including the notable "Mowgli's Song" and "The Law of the Jungle." The Jungle Books, based on the author's childhood and later work experience in British India, are indicative of Western Orientalist ideology at the turn of the 20th century, which is somewhat softened by Kipling's fondness for his former home. Both Jungle Books are illustrated by the author's father, John Lockwood Kipling, who was a practicing illustrator and art professor in Bombay.. Illus. by Kipling, John Lockwood. 1st Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good.

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        Les Orchidées Exotiques et leur culture en Europe.

      - Bruxelles, chez l' auteur, 1894. Royal-8vo. pp. xiv, 1019, with 1 portrait of Linden and 141 text illustrations. New half red calf, richly gilt and ornamented spine. Important handbook. The portrait depicts Jean Linden, to whom his son Lucien dedicated this book. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Meteoritenkunde. Hefte I-III in einem Band (komplett).

      Stuttgart, Schweizerbart, 1894-1905. XIII, 340 + VII, 302 + XVI, 419 Seiten. Mit 26 Abb. Späterer blauer Leinenband mit Rückentitel, die originalen kartonierten Frontumschläge mit eingebunden. *Originalausgabe des gesuchten Standardwerkes zur Meteoritenkunde, komplett in allen 3 Teilen. Sehr gut erhaltene Bibliotheksdublette. - Titelrückseiten mit kleinem entwertetem Stempel, Einbandrücken mit 2 alten Papierlabels. Sauberes und völlig unbenutztes Exemplar. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        The Jungle Book; The Second Jungle Book.

      London: Macmillan and Co.,, 1894 & 1895. 2 works, octavo. Original dark blue cloth, titles to spines gilt, pictorial designs to spines and front boards gilt, dark green endpapers, all edges gilt. Illustrated throughout by J. L. Kipling, W. H. Drake and P. Frenzeny. Bookplate to front pastedown of Vol. I, ownership signature to first blank of Vol. II. Spines rolled and lightly faded, some light marks to cloth, edges and tips rubbed, mild foxing to contents. An excellent set. First editions of Kipling's classic tales.

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        The Jungle Book / The Second Jungle Book [First Editions, Two Volumes]

      Macmillan, 1894 / 1895, Hardcover, Book Condition: Near Fine; 5 x 7.5 Hardback in Near Fine condition. Housed in red chemise bindings in a red quarter-leather slipcase. The Jungle Book: Both volumes have bright blue boards with bright gilded illustrations on front and spine. Minor wear ... (Truncated). Condition: Near Fine; 5 x 7.5 Hardback in Near Fine condition. Housed in red chemise bindings in a red quarter-leather slipcase. The Jungle Book: Both volumes have bright blue boards with bright gilded illustrations on front and spine. Minor wear to head foot and edges of spine. Interior clean with minimal foxing. Bright gilt edges.. Illustrated by J. Lockwood Kipling, W.H. Drake, and P. Frenzeny; 5; vi+212 pp. / 238+ads. pp.

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        The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

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

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        La hormiga de oro (publicación periódica, REVISTA ANTIGUA).

      Barcelona. - La hormiga de oro (publicación periódica, REVISTA ANTIGUA). Barcelona, año XI del núm. 1 (viernes 5 de enero de 1894) al núm. 48 (lunes 31 de diciembre de 1894), 1894. En total son 45 revistas ya que faltan 3 de la serie. Características: Pasta dura en ½ piel y cartoné. Estado regular de sus pastas ya que tiene detalles que hay que tomar en consideración. En general está bien el material. El lomo está levemente desprendido del extremo superior. Ligera fatiga en ambos extremos. Maltrato general y unas cuantas raspaduras sin importancia por la cantidad de años que tiene. Tres trozos de cinta adhesiva sobre el lomo. Costillar resaltado, levemente raspado. Letras y filetes dorados estampados. Ligero desgaste general del cartoné, sobre todo en las orillas y esquinas de las tapas. Al interior de las tapas las raspaduras son mínimas. Cantos limpios considerando el año del libro. Etiqueta del encuadernador en la 2ª de forros. La suscripción se pedía a la siguiente dirección: Rambla de Santa Mónica, 16 en Barcelona, donde seguramente se imprimía o donde estaba la casa editorial. Cada número lleva como encabezado el título de la revista en bellas letras adornadas, abajo los datos de la edición entre finos filetes dobles y una ilustración que abarca toda la primera página. Se incluye el Sumario con los nombres de los autores y los grabadistas del número en cuestión. Algunos de los textos llevan bonitas capitulares. Las ilustraciones que acompañan los textos en ocasiones son verdaderamente excepcionales. También se encuentran fotografías y caricaturas. Al final, hay una parte de publicidad, de la librería La hormiga de oro y de sus patrocinadores. La distribución del texto varía entre dos columnas y tres en la publicidad, con un fino corondel. Los textos abarcan las siguientes secciones: Cuestiones religiosas, políticas y religiosas, Crónica, Biografías, Historia, Narraciones y descripciones, Literatura, Leyenda, historietas y fantasías, Poesías, Variedades, Miscelánea, Notas científicas, Conocimientos útiles, Retratos, Actualidades, Asuntos históricos y religiosos, Vistas y documentos, Escultura, Objetos de arte, Tipos y costumbres, Asuntos varios, Curiosidades científicas, Composiciones humorísticas, etc. Imporantes escritores de la época colaboraron en este semanario y extraordiarios grabadistas dejaron su hermosa huella en este excepcional material. La publicación se hacía cuatro veces por mes, es decir, era semanal. Las fechas de los números son las siguientes: Núm. 1 viernes 5 de enero de 1894 Núm. 2 lunes 15 de enero de 1894 Núm. 3 lunes 22 de enero de 1894 Núm. 4 miércoles 31 de enero de 1894 Núm. 5 miércoles 7 de febrero de 1894 Núm. 6 miércoles 7 de febrero de 1894 Núm. 7 miércoles 21 de febrero de 1894 Núm. 8 miércoles 28 de febrero de 1894 Núm. 9 miércoles 7 de marzo de 1894 Núm. 10 jueves 15 de marzo de 1894 Núm. 11 jueves 22 de marzo de 1894 Núm. 12 sábado 31 de marzo de 1894 Núm. 13 sábado7 de abril de 1894 Núm. 14 lunes 16 de abril de 1894 Núm. 15 lunes 23 de abril de 1894 Núm. 16 lunes 30 de abril de 1894 Núm. 17 lunes 7 de mayo de 1894 Núm. 18 lunes 15 de mayo de 1894 Núm. 19 martes 22 de mayo de 1894 Núm. 20 jueves 31 de mayo de 1894 Núm. 21 jueves 7 de junio de 1894 Núm. 22 viernes 15 de junio de 1894 Núm. 23 viernes 22 de junio de 1894 Núm. 24 sábado 30 de junio de 1894 Núm. 25 sábado 7 de julio de 1894 Núm. 26 lunes 16 de julio de 1894 Núm. 27 lunes 23 de julio de 1894 Núm. 28 lunes 30 de julio de 1894 Núm. 29 martes 7 de agosto de 1894 Núm. 30 martes 14 de agosto de 1894 Núm. 31 martes 22 de agosto de 1894 Núm. 32 viernes 31 de agosto de 1894 Núm. 33 viernes 7 de septiembre de 1894 Núm. 34 sábado 15 de septiembre de 1894 Núm. 35 sábado 22 de septiembre de 1894 Núm. 36 sábado 29 de septiembre de 1894 Núm. 37 lunes 8 de octubre de 1894 Faltan los números 38 y 39 de la publicación. Núm. 40 miércoles 31 de octubre de 1894 Núm. 41 miércoles 7 de noviembre de 1894 LIBRO A LA MITAD DE SU PRECIO NORMAL [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed.

      Christiania, 20. VIII. 1894. - Oblong 8vo. 1 p. With autogr. envelope. To the German author Julius Elias, urging German impresarios to use only translations authorised by himself for the performance of his works.

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        SOUTH AFRICAN GOLD MINING REPORTS, PROSPECTUSES, etc., INCLUDING FOLDING PLATES AND MAPS.

      (1894-1914), (Johannesburg & London) 1894 - 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 Witwa

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        The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus

      privately printed, London 1894 - now first completely Englished into verse and prose. Small paper edition, 1,000 copies. Printed on hand made paper for private circulation only. Copy #124. 313 pp. Penzer p 156, 157.One of the more erotic books produced in the 1890s. Burton died before this was published so the prose portion was completed by L. SMithers. After the success of the Arabian Nights, Burton decided to take on translation of another erotic work. VG+ in orig. vellum over paper boards. Little wear at corners, spine nice. Crisp & clean throughout. Housed in a folding cloth covered case and then in a slipcase with gilt leather spine over cloth. Raised bands on spine. Box is a little better than vg, showing wear at tips, on edge of raised bands and corners. However, it has protected the book. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Trade Photo Album of Architectural Images

      Warren Chemical & Manufacturing Co., New York 1894 - Oblong folio. Measuring 12.5" x 10.5". [30]pp. Contemporary full dark brown calf, gilt lettering on front cover, black string-tie at gutter margin. Printed with "Compliments of Warren Chemical & Manufacturing Co." on front pastedown, printed contents page. Moderate rubbing on the boards, a little foxing on the card mounts, very good or better.The album contains 29 glossy Woodburytype photos tipped onto thick printed cardstock leaves, each leaf with linen hinge, with printed text above and below the image. Most images ranging from 6.5" x 4.5" to 9" x 2.5". All images still very bright and crisp. Photographs of buildings covered with Warren's Anchor Brand natural asphalt roofing advertising their roofing on buildings, factories, and homes in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Alabama, and Canada.A scarce and fascinating photographic catalogue promoting the Anchor Brand Asphalt Roofing from Warren Chemical. Warren Chemical was founded by Herbert M. Warren and his five brothers, who were the pioneers in developing the coal tar industry in the United States. In 1847, Samuel and Cyrus Warren discovered that coal tar, a waste product of the gas lighting industry, made an ideal adhesive for producing asphalt built-up roofs. Initially the gas companies paid them to haul the waste away, which established an invaluable resource to build up a thriving business. Herbert Warren, and his brother, E. Burgess Warren founded a branch of the family business in Philadelphia in 1852 which focused on roofing and paving, as well as drawing upon the extensive oil fields in Pennsylvania for raw materials.This catalogue advertises many customers, owners of notable Gilded Age edifices, the Warren Chemical Co. had roofed. These include the Freight Houses of the West Shore Railroad Co. in Weehawken, New Jersey; The American Encaustic Tile Company in Zanesville, Ohio; the newly completed Allegheny County Court House and Jail in Pittsburgh designed by H.H. Richardson; the Thomson-Houston Electric Co. Factory in Lynn, Massachusetts built in 1888; the Victorian Romanesque Revival Union Depot in Detroit, Michigan with its massive four-clock tower; the Harmony Mills factory building in Cohoes, New York, which when it was finished in 1872 was the largest individual cotton factory in the world; Moerlein Brewing Co. Building, Cincinnati, Ohio which was completed in 1885; as well as the massive Henry G. Marquand Mansion completed in 1884, built by Richard Morris Hunt.The Warren Company also roofed the Born Brewery in Columbus, Ohio, Cheney Brothers Silk Mills in Connecticut, The Pullman Building in Chicago, Louisville Tobacco Warehouse in Louisville, Kentucky, the Eastman-Kodak Factory in Rochester, The New York Tribune building, The Union League Club House and the United Bank Building, both in New York City, the Brooklyn Eagle Building, and many others. A pleasing and elaborate trade catalog. *OCLC* locates just two copies. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE MEMOIRS OF SHERLOCK HOLMES

      Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1894., 1894.. First U. S. edition, first printing, with 1894 on the title page and containing "The Card-Board Box," which was quickly suppressed. Decorated cloth, with titles stamped in gold gilt on the front cover and spine, frontispiece (The Death of Sherlock Holmes), vi, 281 pp., plus 6 pages of advertisements, illustrated. Contains twelve stories beginning with Silver Blaze and ending with The Final Problem. A very good copy. This first printing is far scarcer than the U. K. first edition. Housed in a clamshell case with titles stamped in gold gilt on the front cover and spine.

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        Philosoph (1889 - 1976): Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("Ma. Heidegger") auf der Rückseite eines Porträt-Fotos (Original-Abzug). Freiburg / Breisgau, 4. X. 1953. Kl.-8° (12,5 x 8 cm). 1 S. eng beschrieben.

      - Auf der Rückseite eines privaten ORIGINAL- FOTOS, das etwas unscharf Heidegger mit weißer Kappe u. Trachtenjacke zeigt. - An Edda Martin, die Frau und Mitarbeiterin seines ehemaligen Schülers, Professor Gottfried Martin. Heidegger dankt für Glückwünsche und Buchgeschenk zu seinem 64. Geburtstag (am 26. Sept.) und empfiehlt die Arbeit eines Schülers für die von Martin herausgegebenen Kant-Studien: "Frbg. [Freiburg] 4. Okt. 53. // Liebe Frau Martin! / Ihre Glückwünsche und das Geschenk haben mich sehr erfreut. Zwar besitze ich die Briefe schon (von Herrn Obermüller geschenkt, welches Exemplar ich meinem Bruder [Fritz H.] bringe, der daran das gleiche Interesse hat). Meine Frau und ich haben schöne Wochen der Arbeit und Erholung auf der Hütte verbracht. / Sagen Sie bitte Ihrem Mann, daß im Sommer ein sehr begabter Grieche, der vor einigen Semestern 1 ½ Jahre bei mir im Seminar war, mit einer sehr guten Arbeit bei Funk promoviert hat, eine Arbeit die ich für die Beihefte der neu erstehenden Kantstudien für sehr geeignet halte. Falls die Einreichung möglich sein sollte, bitte ich um kurze Nachricht nach Meßkirch (Kreis Stockach) wo ich in der nächsten Zeit arbeite. / Mit frischen [? nur dieses Wort ist ein wenig verwischt] Grüßen von uns für Sie beide / Ihr Ma Heidegger" - // - Fritz Heidegger (1894-1980) galt seinerzeit als der beste Kenner der Schriften seines fünf Jahre älteren Bruders. - "Meine Frau": Elfride Heidegger, geb. Petri (1893-1992). - Die "Hütte" ist die berühmte, 1922 erbaute Hütte in Todtnauberg (Südschwarzwald). - Der Baden-Württembergische Landkreis Stockach wurde 1973 aufgelöst. Meßkirch, die Heimatstadt Heideggers liegt heute im Landkreis Sigmaringen. - // - Gottfried Martin (1901-1972) studierte zunächst Chemie, Physik und Mathematik und erst später Philosophie. Nach zwischenzeitlicher Arbeit in der Industrie promovierte er 1934 bei Heidegger in Freiburg mit dem Thema "Arithmetik und Kombinatorik bei Kant". Seine Habilitationsschrift über Wilhelm von Ockham wurde u. a. von dem Kölner Philosophieprofessor Artur Schneider, welcher wiederum 1913 in Freiburg Heideggers Doktorvater gewesen war, positiv beurteilt. Gottfried Martin lehrte ab 1943 an den Universitäten Jena und Köln. Zur Zeit unserer Karte (1953 bis 1958) war er Professor an der Universität Mainz und gab ebenfalls ab 1953 gab er die Kant-Studien heraus, die er mit Paul Menzer wieder begründet hatte. 1969 wurde er Erster Vorsitzender der Kant-Gesellschaft. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 550

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        An Island Garden

      Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin. Fine in Good dust jacket. 1894. First Edition. Cloth. Publisher's cloth: the stunning Sarah Wyman Whitman-designed floral gilt on white cloth, top edges gilt, moire endpapers, in the original plain-parchment dust wrapper, all enclosed in a clamshell box with morocco/gilt label on the spine; pp. Ix, 126, plus 12 full-page chromolithograph plates from paintings by Childe Hassam, captioned tissue guards, a plan of the garden, and chromolitho title, half-title, and chapter headpieces. Spine tips a tiny bit frayed, a touch of soiling to the lower ends of boards and spine, a hint of offsetting from a couple of the plates to the tissue guards, contemporary (1894) gift inscription/ownership signatures on the front free endpaper, but so near-fine a copy of the white-cloth variant binding as to make a cataloguer cry, and encased in the crazy-scarce vegetable parchment dust jacket (chunks out, and wrinkled per a previous owner's treatment: "Due to the parchment having been treated in a sulphuric bath, the paper has become somewhat brittle and wrinkled as it dried"); One of the great nineteenth-century American color plate books, a pinnacle of American book illustration and binding design. The scarce white cloth variant, first state, one of approximately 1000 copies. Gorgeous .

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        Skizzen aus dem Süden.

      Wien. (Jasper).1894-95. Einzige Auflage. 2 Bände. 47,5 x 36 cm. 5 Blatt, 67 S., 5 Blatt, 73 Seiten.OLwd. mit Deckel und Rückenvergoldung. Etwas beschabt. EINZIGE AUSGABE, Nummer 101 von 160 Exemplaren. Reisebilder aus Spanien,Nordafrika, von Korsika, Sardinien, Dalmatien, Griechenland (Korfu, Piräus, Santorin, Kreta, Euböa, Volos, Chalkidike, Lesbos ectr.) und der Türkei. Mit sehr schönen frühen Lichtdrucktafeln von J. Löwy in Wien. Vorsatz mit Widmung und Unterschrift des Verfassers: \" Herrn R. Severinski von dem Verfasser Dr. N. Rothschild Wien 1895. Unbeschnitten. - Das letzte Blatt im ersten Band lose, stellenweise etwas fleckig. Sole edition. - Pictures from journeys to Spain, North Africa, Corsica, Sardinia, Dalmatia, Greece and Turkey. With very beautiful early photo-engraving plates by J. Löwy at Vienna. Endpaper with dedication and signature of the author: \" Herrn R. Severinski von dem Verfasser Dr. N. Rothschild Wien 1895. Untrimmed - Last leaf in vol I loose, some soiling here and there. Original cloth (turn-ins damaged, scratched and scuffed). Versand D: 6,00 EUR Griechenland; Korsika; Nordafrika; Sardinien; Spanien

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        Hermetic and Alchemical Writings; Of Aureolus Philippus Theophrastus Bombast Called Paracelsus the Great

      James Elliott & Co, London 1894 - 4to. 2 volumes. v1: [xvii], 394 pp; v2: [viii], 396, [4] pp. Original maroon cloth, gilt, a near fine set. (19191). Edited with a biographical preface, elucidatory notes, a copious hermetic vocabulary, and index, by Arthur Edward Waite. The first complete English translation of Paracelsus's works. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dekorative Vorbilder. Eine Sammlung von figürlichen Darstellungen, kunstgewerblichen Verzierungen, plastischen Ornamenten, dekorativen Tier- und Pflanzen - Typen, Allegorien, Trophäen, Heraldischen Motiven, Vereinszeichen, Innungswappen, Festlichen Ausschmückungen etc. für Zeichner, Maler, Graphische Künstler, Dekoratöre, Bildhauer, Architekten. Fünfter Jahrgang.

      Stuttgart Julius Hoffmann 1894 - 4° 59 teils farb. Tafeln, Einband etw. berieben, Einbandecken leicht bestoßen, Schnitt angestaubt, Vorsatz mit Namenszug, Stempel und Knickspuren, StaT, wenige S. minimal fleckig, 2 S. mit minimalen Randläsuren, gutes Ex. OPressleinen mit Prägestruktur, aufgeklebtes papierenes Rückenetikett (mit Fehlstellen), geb. 2011 gr.

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        PRIDE AND PREJUDICE. With a preface by George Saintsbury

      George Allen. London. 1894. FIRST THOMSON EDITION. 8vo. (7.3 x 4.9 inches). Beautifully illustrated throughout with 101 fine line engravings by Thomson. A very nice copy of this fragile book. There is foxing to the Half title, Illustrated frontispiece, and title pages, as well as the tissue paper guard that covers the frontis. The last page of text and the rear blank endpaper are also foxed, but to a lesser degree, otheriwse this is a very clean and bright copy of the scarce first Thomson edition in publishers highly decorative peacock design binding. Dark green cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to front board and spine. Dark green coated endpapers with neat booksellers ticket on front endpaper. Inner hinges firm and without any of the cracking often found in this title. This copy looks like it has never been read and was obviously very well looked after over the last hundred and twenty one years. All edges gilt. Aside from the few pages with foxing this is overall a near fine, bright example of this beautiful book. Uncommon in such nice condition. -------- One of the best, and most popular, illustrated books of the late nineteenth century. Thomson illustrated this work for George Allen publishers before going on to illustrate the other Austen books for Macmillan & Co. This is the scarcest of all the Thomson/Austen titles in first edition.

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        From Edinburgh to the Antarctic. An Artist?s Notes and Sketches during the Dundee Antarctic Expedition of 1892-1893.

      London, Longmans, Green and Co., 1894, - in-8vo, IX + 364 p., richly illustrated, light foxing, small legacy-stamp ?Dr. Guggisberg?, original pictorial clothbound, spine with little accident. Fine copy. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        THE BANDITTI OF THE PLAINS OR THE CATTLEMEN'S INVASION OF WYOMING IN 1892 (THE CROWNING INFAMY OF THE AGES )

      [Denver, 1894. Original black cloth. Slight fraying and wear at extremities, inner front hinge cracked. Neat book label and ownership signature on endsheets. Else very good. In a cloth slipcase, leather label. One of the most famous books on the cattle industry, growing out of the Johnson County War in Wyoming in 1892, which pitted the large, established members of the Wyoming Stockgrowers Association against the smaller cattlemen and squatters on the range. In the course of the bloody conflict Mercer, editor of the NORTHWESTERN LIVESTOCK GROWER, published in Cheyenne, took the side of the small growers and produced this vitriolic work. The book is said to have been suppressed, and may have been to a certain extent, but a fair number of copies exist today, although it certainly remains rare. The book is often listed as being printed in Cheyenne, but Mercer's children maintain that it was printed in Denver, where Adams agrees it was bound. Its importance is great, chronicling one of the last major upheavals of frontier violence in the wars for the open range against fencing. It has since appeared in many later editions.

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        The Jungle Book & The Second Jungle Book

      New York: The Century Co, 1894-1895. First American Editions. First Printings. Two octavo volumes; green and rust-colored cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in gilt and in blind on spines and panels; top edges gilt; 303pp and 324pp; illus. The Jungle Book shows some trivial wear to spine ends, with a barely-perceptible degree of sunning to spine; Near Fine. The Second Jungle Book is lightly spine-sunned, with gentle rubbing along joints and extremities, and discreet erasure to previous owner's name on front endpaper; Very Good+ or better. Both volumes free of foxing, with hinges sound and tight bindings.

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        THE LIFE AND CORRESPONDENCE OF RUFUS KING COMPRISING HIS LETTERS, PRIVATE AND OFFICIAL, HIS PUBLIC DOCUMENTS AND HIS SPEECHES (6 VOLUMES)

      New York: G. P. Putnam';s Sons, 1894. Letterpress Edition. Full Leather. Near Fine binding. The full set of the papers of this Founding Father, who represented Massachusetts in the Continental Congress until 1787 when he was one of the Signers of the new Constitution; in 1815 he ran for President under the aegis of the Federalist Party, and was the last person to do so. This the Putnam's Letterpress Edition handsomely bound in full brown morocco with gilt rules, raised bands with gilt titling; all edges gilt, and morocco doublures with gilt rules and corner decorations. Silk endpapers. There is some occasional minor darkening to the leather, and a small rather unobtrusive spot to one board. Photogravure frontispiece in each volume.A previous owner gift inscription on the first blank of Volume One. This is #377 of 1500 copies. Near Fine binding.

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        FAIRY TALE SERIES OF DRESSING DOLLS: LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD

      DOLLS. (PAPER) THE FAIRY TALE SERIES OF DRESSING DOLLS: LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD [on cover]. London: Raphael Tuck 1894. This is a lovely 9" paper doll with 4 outfits and 4 hats, housed in the original pictorial embossed folder. All are in fine condition. The doll wears a blue and white chemise. Her 4 dresses represent 4 different fairy tales: Little Red Riding Hood, Little Bo Peep, Mother Goose and Little Miss Muffet. The clothing is beautifully chromolithographed in a variety of colors with much detail and the four hats match the dresses. See Whitton: Raphael Tuck p.46. Quite wonderful.

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        Around Tonkin and Siam

      White Lotus, London 1894 - [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pride and Prejudice

      London : George Allen , 1894 A good copy of the 1st publication of the 'Peacock Edition' of Pride and Prejudice with illustrations by Hugh Thomson. In the original green decorative cloth binding with spectacular gilt peacock design to front board and gilt designs to spine. Top page edges gilt, remainder untrimmed. With numerous black and white illustrations by Thomson. The binding is very bright and clean. The corners have some bumping and the spine has a little pulling with very slight fraying/splitting at the top. Contents slightly shaken but clean and bright with the occasional small mark. Pages have light toning towards edges. Unusually this copy has white endpapers - they do not look like recent replacements - the paper matches the text pages exactly.

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        PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

      George Allen 1894 - George Allen, 1894. Black cloth with paper label. Text block is clean and undamaged, but spine is worn and torn in places (see images) and the binding is slightly loosened so overall condition only fair. 1st edition thus. this is the plain boards version issued at the same time as the more elaborate peacock board design. The format was issued for customers who would have bound the book up in their own bindings. rare thus. Over 100 illustrations by the foremost illustrator of the time Hugh Thomson. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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