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        Pride and Prejudice - The Peacock Edition

      London: George Allen, Ruskin House, 1894. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. First Edition, first printing. 8 by 5.5 inches, xxvii, 476 pp. Gilt decorated original green cloth with a peacock design (featuring a Peacock atop a sundial) to the upper board and spine. Gilt titles on front cover and spine. All edges gilt. With a preface by George Saintsbury. Cover design is bright. Some faint spotting to cover boards, spine ends lightly crushing and book is cocked, otherwise very good condition. Frontispiece protected by tissue-guard. With a facsimile of a handwritten dedication written and signed by Hugh Thomson to front. This so-called Peacock edition, the iconic 1894 printin , may be the most collected of all "Pride and Prejudice" reprintings. Hugh Thomson's 1894 Peacock Edition. Thomson, one of the most prolific and popular illustrators of his time, did fine line drawings for all six novels by Jane Austen; but to this edition he added amusing chapter heads and decorative initials to his popular baroque style line drawings, as well as a lavish green and gilt cover featuring a peacock perched on a sundial, enthralled by his own feathers.Pride And Prejudice, the story of Mrs. Bennet's attempts to marry off her five daughters is one of the best-loved and most enduring classics in English literature.

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      G.MASSON 1894 - R240094648: VIII + 957 pages + 678 pages + 987 pages + 1112 pages + 906 pages + 1392 pages - quelques rousseurs sans réelle conséquence sur la lecture - plats et contre plats jaspés - dos à 5 nerfs - titre + auteur + filet + tomaison dorés sur le dos - quelques figures en noir et blanc et en couleurs dans le texte - 8 photos disponibles. Tome 1 par Charrin,Legendre, Roger, Chantemesse, Fernand Widal - Tome 2 par L.-H.Thoinot Louis Guinon G.Thibierge A.Gilbert Richardière - Tome 3 par A.Ruault A.Mathieu Courtois Suffit A.Chauffard - Tome 4 par Rualt Briddaud Le gendre Marfan et Netter - Tome 5 par André Petit Oettinger Brault - Tome 6 par E.Brissaud, Georges Guinon, Pierre Marie, H.Lamy, J.Babinski, Hallion, E.Boix, Souques, Gilbert Ballet, P.Blocq, Dutil. In-8 Relié. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 610-Sciences médicales. Médecine [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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. Good in Fair 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. Rubbing at the spine tips and corners, with a touch of fraying, cello-tape repairs to the first blank, otherwise sharp and bright; the jacket with cello repairs both recto and verso, spine quite toned, chips out at the corners and spine tips, tears at the flap joins. The "Octavo" edition, issued ten years after the "Folio" edition sold out in only 6 days; scarce in the jacket .

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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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        La Ceramique Chinoise. Porcelaine orientale: date de sa decouverte. Explication des sujets de decor. Les usages divers. Classification.

      Paris, Firmin-Didot et Cie., 1894.. (4), II, 232 SS. Mit 41 Heliogravüren. Marmorierter Halblederband der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückentitel. Buntpapiervorsätze. Dreiseitiger marmorierter Rotschnitt. Folio (262 x 338 mm).. Einzige Ausgabe. "Ernest Grandidier (1833-1912) a consacre sa vie et sa fortune a la constitution d'une collection unique de porcelaines d'Extreme-Orient qu'il donna de son vivant au musee du Louvre. Il est celui qui revela en France la place singuliere que tenait la ceramique dans les arts de la Chine et du Japon. Son role de pionnier fut essentiel pour les generations futures, preludant aux etudes savantes qui verront le jour au XXe siecle. De plus, sa collection exemplaire ouvrit la voie a d'autres ensembles qui se constituerent ensuite" ( - Kanten etwas berieben, sonst tadellos erhaltenes Exemplar des Standardwerks.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Pride & Prejudice. With a Preface by George Saintsbury and Illustrations by Hugh Thomson.

      London: George Allen, 1894 - Octavo (180 × 120 mm). Bound by Bayntun purple morocco, with titles to spine gilt, gilt compartments to spine with raised bands, marbled endpapers, edges and turn-ins gilt. An excellent copy. Frontispiece with tissue guard and illustrations by Hugh Thomson. First Thomson edition, first impression, attractively bound. Thomson's "light touch and feeling for period manners provide a charming and accessible gloss to the author's work" (ODNB).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        PRIDE AND PREJUDICE. With a preface by George Saintsbury

      George Allen. London. 1894. FIRST HUGH THOMSON EDITION. 8vo. (7.5 x 5.2 inches). Fully illustrated throughout with 101 fine engravings by Thomson. A bright copy bound in recent leather binding of full tan morocco. Spine withfive raised bands. Red and green labels, the labels and compartments ruled, decorated and lettered in gilt. Single gilt ruled border on boards. All edges gilt. Original publishers decorative 'Peacock design' dark green cloth front board and spine bound in at the back of the book. Previous owner's neat inscription, dated November 1894, on the half title page and a little spotting to the first and last few pages but overall clean and fresh. A near fine copy of the scarce first Thomson edition in an attractive full leather binding. Hugh 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.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        SALOME A tragedy in one act, translated from the French

      Elkin Mathews & John Lane. London. 1894. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. 8vo. (8.5 x 6.2 inches). One of only 500 copies published, so stated on verso of half title page. Illustrated with 10 fine full page plates, decorative title page and tail piece illustration by Aubrey Beardsley. 16pp publishers advert pages (List of Books in Belles Lettres. 1894) at the end of the book is uncut. A bright, clean and tight copy in original publishers light blue cloth, lettering to spine and decoration on both boards in gilt. Spine cloth darkened but the gilt still bright and strong. Small amount of rubbing and fraying to the cloth at the very bottom corner edge of the rear board. Some light offsetting to the blank endpapers. Overall a very good copy of this scarce book.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Hero and Leander (less 10% trade discount + shipping to America)

      Vale Press, Ballantyne Press, London 1894 - 113pp. Illustrated with woodcuts by Charles Ricketts and Charles Shannon. William Adams bookplate over R. Strathern bookplate. Date in Roman Numerals on cover in gold. Sold by Elkin Matthews and John Lane at the sign of The Bodley Head. Language: eng G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Boards bowed and lightly soiled. Slightly foxed prelims. Some browning on page edges. Pages uncut Hardback decorative gilt vellum boards [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pride & Prejudice

      George Allen, 1894. Hardcover. Fair/No Dustjacket. 1894. 476 pages. No dust jacket. Green cloth hardback with gilt peacock decoration.Newspaper clipping to ffep. Significant damp staining to page edges towards rear, causing warping and colour bleeding. Boards at a forward lean and mildly skewed binding throughout. Moderate use marking, foxing and tanning present. Text remains clear and legible throughout on yellowed pages. Illustrated.Binding remains firm. Significant edge wear and use marking present with sunning and lean to spine. Considerably damp stained. Bumped corners.

      [Bookseller: The World of Rare Books]
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        The temple of Deir el Bahari. Parts I-VI, Plates I-CL (Volumes 1-5)

      London : Offices of the Egypt exploration fund [1894-1908] - Contents; pt. I. The north-western end of the upper platform--pt. II. The ebony shrine, northern half of the middle platform--pt. III. End of northern half and southern half of the middle platform--pt. IV. The shrine of Hathor and the southern hall of offerings--pt. V. The upper court and sanctuary. Subjects;Dayr al-Bahri Site (Egypt). Series; Memoir (Egypt Exploration Fund). Physical description; ill., plate ; 46 x 36 cm. Large folio. Good to very good copies all in the original title-blocked, cloth-backed printed boards. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and dust-toned as with age. Remains quite a well-preserved set overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 15 Kg. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A rare, complete fair copy of James R. Randall's Civil War anthem, "My Maryland!" Inscribed to Henry Perkins Goddard, Civil War hero and noted journalist

      Baltimore, Maryland, December 14, 1894. 8" x 10.5". "Autograph Quote Signed, ""James R. Randall,"" 5 pages, 8"" x 10.5"", Baltimore, December 14, 1894, a fair copy of his poem, ""My Maryland."" Light toning, some minor losses at margins not affecting text in-filled, expected folds, weak and separated folds expertly repaired on verso, overall very good condition. Randall's poem reads, in full: ""The despot's heel is on thy shore,Maryland!His torch is at thy temple door,Maryland!Avenge the patriotic goreThat flecked the streets of Baltimore,And be the battle queen of yore,Maryland! My Maryland!Hark to an exiled son's appeal,Maryland!My mother State! to thee I kneel,Maryland!For life and death, for woe and weal,Thy peerless chivalry reveal,And gird thy beauteous limbs with steel,Maryland! My Maryland! Thou wilt not cower in the dust,Maryland!Thy beaming sword shall never rust,Maryland!Remember Carroll's sacred trust,Remember Howard's warlike thrust,-And all thy slumberers with the just,Maryland! My Maryland! Come! 'tis the red dawn of the day,Maryland!Come with thy panoplied array,Maryland!With Ringgold's spirit for the fray,With Watson's blood at Monterey,With fearless Lowe and dashing May,Maryland! My Maryland! Dear Mother! burst the tyrant chain,Maryland!Virginia should not call in vain,Maryland!She meets her sisters on the plain-""Sic semper!"" 'tis the proud refrainThat baffles minions back amain,Arise in majesty again,Maryland! My Maryland!Come! for thy shield is bright and strong,Maryland!Come! for thy dalliance does thee wrong,Maryland!Come to thine own anointed throng,Stalking with Liberty along,And chaunt thy dauntless slogan song,Maryland! My Maryland! I see the blush upon thy cheek,Maryland!For thou wast ever bravely meek,Maryland!But lo! there surges forth a shriek,From hill to hill, from creek to creek-Potomac calls to Chesapeake,Maryland! My Maryland! Thou wilt not yield the Vandal toll,Maryland!Thou wilt not crook to his control,Maryland!Better the fire upon thee roll,Better the shot, the blade, the bowl,Thou crucifixion of the soul,Maryland! My Maryland! I hear the distant thunder-hum,Maryland!The Old Line bugle, fife, and drum,Maryland!She is not dead, nor deaf, nor dumb-Huzza! she spurns the Northern scum!She breathes! she burns! she'll come! she'll come!Maryland! My Maryland! Originally Composed in April 1861, at the Fausse Riviére, Parish of Pointe Coupeé, La, and copied, Dec'r 14, 1894, in Baltimore, Md. for my friend Capt. H. P. Goddard."" After hearing of the death of a friend involved in a skirmish with Union troops marching through Baltimore on April 19, 1861, Baltimore-born Randall, teaching in Louisiana, was so aroused that he wrote the poem, ""Maryland! My Maryland!"" at night by candlelight. It first appeared in the April 26, 1861, issue of the New Orleans Sunday Delta and was eventually set to the music of ""Tannenbaum, O Tannenbaum."" The song became very popular throughout the Confederacy. In 1939, ""Maryland! My Maryland!"" was adopted as the Maryland state song. The recipient, Henry Perkins Goddard (1842-1916) was a distinguished Civil War officer and journalist. As a twenty year-old journalist from Norwich, Connecticut, Goddard joined the Union Army in March 1862. Goddard served with the 14th Connecticut serving at Antietam, Fredericksburg (where he saved the life of his colonel), and Chancellorsville, where he was seriously wounded and forced to take leave from his regiment. Following the war, Goddard resumed his work as a journalist, writing extensively on the trials and vicissitudes of southern Reconstruction. In a column published in the Springfield Republican in 1907 shortly following Randall's death, Goddard mentioned owning the present copy of ""My Maryland!"" Goddard recalled that Randall, who worked as the literary editor of the Baltimore American with him for some time, ""always felt that circumstances prevented his developing his poetic genius and was somewhat sore about it, hence did not make many friends while in Baltimore, although he had some very strong ones, notable our present United States senator, ex-Gov. William P. Whyte, who is just now endeavoring to have published a collection of Randall's poems."" Goddard then continues, noting the origin of the poem's transition to an anthem: ""As to his famous war song, I have felt it owed much to the success of that famous Baltimore belle, 'Hetty Carey' (the late Mrs. Martin) in finding such suitable music for the words."" (quoted in Calvin Goddard Zon, ed., The Good Fight That Didn't End, 2008, pp. 281-282) Although fair copies of Randall's anthem appear on the market with some regularity, copies which include all nine stanzas are seldom encountered, only two others have sold at auction in the last 40 years. The Neufield Copy sold at auction 20 years ago for about $5,750. "

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      1894 - Barcelona. 1894. Apaisanado. Piel, dorados, nervios, bella encuadernación. 105h. Obra con escrituras caligraficas y dibujos totalmente originales. Raro ejemplar y único. Ref 7.7 Biblioteca CA [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        Proceedings of the Physical Society of London - Volumes 13 to 33 Inclusive [January 1894 to August 1921 ] - Twenty-one Volumes

      London: Printed by Taylor and Francis, 1894. Twenty-one volumes, all hardbacks, each 150mm x 230mm tall (5.75" x 9.25" approx.) complete with all illustrations, folding charts and plates. Ex-Keele University library with minimal labelling and small blind-stamp impressions to the lower blank margin of each title-page. In view of the combined weight of these volumes, please ask for details of the cheapest mailing options before placing an order. Contents include, amongst very many other subjects, Physics, Chemistry, Discoveries & Inventions, Magic, Science, Magnetism, Lamps & Lighting, Aniline Dyes, Electricity & Electromagnetics, Harmonic Analysis, Synchronous Motor, Elements, Gases, Periodic Table, Atomics, Mechanics, Telescopes, Silvering, & Optics, including Microscopes & Mirrors. First Editions. Cloth. Very Good/No d/ws. 8vo..

      [Bookseller: Christopher Baron]
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        The Bibliomaniac

      New York: J. O. Wright. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1894. Limited Edition. Plain japanese vellum wrappers in the publisher's french-fold dust-wrapper printed in gilt on the front panel and spine; pp. 79, [1] (printer's device), frontis, one additional plate, and illustrated throughout with vignettes in text. #71 of an edition of 150 printed on Japan paper. Front wrap with a long horizontal wrinkle, else fine; jacket a little rubbed, with a short tear at the spine tail and a little soiling on the rear panel. An attractive set. .

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        First Footsteps in East Africa. 2 volume set

      London Tylston & Edwards 1894. G+ : in Good condition plus without dust jacket. Cover with light corner and spine end wear. Stamp of a previous owner on prelims Memorial edition Black/gilt hardback cloth cover 220mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). xxxiv, 209pp;276pp;3pp .adverts (vol II). 4 colour plates, 2 maps, 8 b/w sketches.

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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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        Harriet Beecher Stowe boldly pens a quote from her book, "Uncle Tom's Cabin"

      Hartford, Connecticut, April 13, 1894. 4.5" X 6.75". "Autograph Quotation Signed, ""Harriet Beecher Stowe"", from the all-important classic book, ""Uncle Tom's Cabin"", boldly penned and quite large for Mrs. Stowe. One page, 4.5"" X 6.75"", affixed along left margin to a larger sheet, 5.25"" X 7.25"", displaying a facsimile engraved image of Stowe on verso. The original face of the mailing envelope, 4.5"" X 3.5, penned by Stowe is postmarked April 13, 1894, from Hartford, Connecticut. In full: ""Not one throb of anguish, not one tear of the oppressed is forgotten by the Man of Sorrows the Lord of Glory. In His patient generous bosom He bears the anguish of a world. / Uncle Tom's Cabin / Chap 12 / Harriet Beecher Stowe / April 13 1894"". One horizontal mailing fold and light soiling. Overall, near fine condition. The context in which this appears in the book involves the river boat trip on which the slave trader Haley conducted Tom and other Kentucky slaves southward to be sold as plantation hands. At Louisville, Haley surreptitiously sold the baby of the newly traded slave woman, Lucy, when she briefly left in hopes of finding her husband at the wharf. Crushed, she committed suicide by jumping into the Ohio River that night. Tom was a witness to this. The passage immediately follows Lucy's suicide and Mrs. Stowe obviously intended it as a powerful intermediate statement. The acceptance of ""Uncle Tom's Cabin"" at face value by people in the North was a major factor in the development of the Civil War."

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        Pride & Prejudice. With a Preface by George Saintsbury and Illustrations by Hugh Thomson.

      London: George Allen, 1894 - Octavo. Original green cloth, spine and front board elaborately gilt-blocked with peacock design, green coated endpapers, all edges gilt. Spine gently rolled, ends of spine a touched bumped, occasional spotting to pages mostly noted on endpaper. An excellent copy. Frontispiece with tissue guard and illustrations by Hugh Thomson. 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). Gilson E78.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        SARGENT & CO's HARDWARE. 1894

      New York and New Haven, Conn.:: Sargent & Co.,. 1894.. Small, thick folio: 12-1/4" x 9-1/4" x 2-1/2". 1st printing thus. Not in Romaine, though see p. 174 for 3 other similar Sargent catalogues, 1896-98. xxxv, [1 (blank)], 1089, [3 (blank)] pp. Tabbed Index precedes catalogue listings.. Original publisher's quarter leather binding, with black cloth boards, gilt title lettering to spine & front board.. 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.. 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. . 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.

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        Anweisung dem Weinstocke den höchsten Nutzen abzugewinnen. Nebst Angabe einer neuen Art Spaliere und Schutzwände, wodurch das junge Holz des Weins sowohl als seine Trauben sicher zur Reife kommen, einen bessern, süßern Most liefern, und der Nutzen des Weinbaues im Allgemeinen sehr erhöht wird. Neue vermehrte und verbesserte Auflage. Graz. J. A. Kienreich 1828. 8°. XIV, 106 S., mit 7 (1 gef.) lithogr. Tafeln, OBrosch.

      . . Schoene 1894.- Sehr seltene, Grazer Ausgabe; zweite Auflage, gegenüber der ersten von 1826 um 60 Seiten u. 2 Tafeln erweitert.- Mit "11 Abbildungen vermehrte Ausgabe, dieser kleinen,, aber außerordentlich nützlichen, jedem Weinbauer unentbehrlichen Schrift" (Allg. deutsch. Gartenzeitung VII. Jg. Nr. 37).- Tls. gering braunfleckig, sonst gutes, unbeschnittenes Exemplar in der original Verlagsbroschur.

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        Voyages Extraordinaires Mirifiques Adventures de Maitre Antifer

      Hetzel 1894 - First edition, very good in original covers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Wielka Synagoga] Kuhn 94. Danzig N. 141

      - Typ: fotografia; Haslo: Gdansk / Danzig; Przyn. adm.: wojewodztwo pomorskie (gdanskie); Sygnatura: Fotografia sygnowana na negatywie: "Kuhn 94. Danzig N. 141".; Technika: Fotografia; Format: 236x170 mm.; Datowanie: 1894; Inf o autorze: R. Th. Kuhn (1842-1900) znany gdanski fotograf specjalizujacy sie w fotografii krajobrazowej, morza i architektury. Osoba i tworczosc fotografa omawia: Rudolf Th. Kuhn (1842-1900) - fotograf krajobrazu, architektury i morza. Gdansk: Fundacja Karrenwall; Torun: Wydawnictwo VIA, 2012.; Literatura: Zob. Fotografowie dawnego Gdanska. Katalog Zbiorow Fotograficznych [.]. Wroclaw: Zaklad Narodowy im. Ossolinskich 1987 poz. 1739.; Uwagi: Wielka synagoga zbudowana 1885-1887 przez architektow Endego i Böckmanna, rozebrana w maju 1939 roku.; Kategorie tematyczne: architektura synagogi, etnografia judaica / Architektur Synagogen/Synagoge, Etnographie Judaika / architecture synagogues/synagogue, ethnography Judaica; Fotografia w stanie dobrym, zlamane rogi i przedarcie na gornym marginesie oraz mocne zagiecie prawego dolnego rogu fotografii.

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        Pride and Prejudice Peacock Edition

      ALLEN RUSKIN HOUSE, LONDON 1894 - Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice Peacock Edition Hugh Thomson George Allen 1894. Original dark green Cloth; an elaborate gilt decorative front cover of a fully blossomed peacock perched on a gilt sun dial; gilt title on the front cover; gilt title with gilt blooms on a slightly dull spine; frontispiece and illustrations, All edges gilt. Preface by George Saintsbury. Light shelf wear along extremities, endpages/title page slightly age toned, darkened spine small rub on spine, previous owners bookplate on rear of front endpaper, small foxing spot on frontispeice, and light foxing to endpages, else, an absolutely magnificent specimen. Book is encased in a custom clam shell bos with bright gold gilt on spine. DATE PUBLISHED: 1894 EDITION: FIRST ED 476 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Entwurf für eine Hochzeitseinladung.

      . Feder und Pinsel in Schwarz, über Bleistift, auf Bütten, rechts unten signiert "F. Staeger.". Darstellungsgröße 20,5:22 cm, Blattgröße 56,5:38,8 cm. Außerhalb der Darstellung im Unterrand handschriftliche Notizen für den Druck. Vorzeichnung für eine Illustration in "Meggendorfer Blätter", verso Stempel der Verlagsbuchhandlung J. F. Schreiber, Esslingen, Nr. 10356.. Ferdinand Staeger absolvierte 1894-1896 eine Ausbildung als Textilzeichner in Brünn, anschließend besuchte er bis 1902 die Kunstgewerbeschule in Prag und war Schüler von J. (G.) Stibral (1859-1939) und J. Schikaneder (1855-1924). 1903 ging er nach Wien, kehrte 1904 nach Prag zurück. Hier begann er erfolgreich auch als Illustrator und Graphiker tätig zu werden. 1908 zog er mit seiner Frau, der Malerin Sidonie Springer (1878-1937) nach München und wurde Mitarbeiter der Zeitschrift "Jugend" und der "Meggendorfer Blätter". Daneben beteiligte er sich an mehreren Ausstellungen, auch in Österreich, der Schweiz, Spanien und den Niederlanden. Den Ersten Weltkrieg erlebte er als Kriegszeichner. Nach Ausbombung der Wohnung 1943 zog er sich in sein Landstudio auf dem Rettenberghof zurück, 1957 nach Waldkraiburg, wo er auch verstarb.

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        Les Preraphaelites

      Bruxelles: Dietrich et Cie, 1894. First edition. Superbly bound by Bickers & Son, London in full crushed reddish orange morocco with elegant gilt curving line design both covers and spine; spine lettered in gilt, gilt dentelles, marbled endsheets. A very scarce 1890's Pre-Raphaelite treatise including "Catalogue de L'peivre de Dante Gabriel Rossetti," "Catalogue des Oeuvres d'Edward Burne-Jones," "Choix de Reproductions de E. Burne-Jones, D.G. Rossetti, G.F. Watts," and a prospectus of Walter Crane including two woodcuts. Book contains 5 portraits. Exquisite and rare production, a wonderful binding, fine. Most scarce thus.

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        Autograph draft of a concert program for a recital of Wolf's songs at the Saal Bösendorfer in Vienna pn April 3, 1894

      . 1 page. Large quarto. No place or date, but April 3, 1894. Written in black ink. Headed "Hugo Wolf Liederabend" followed by: "unter gefälliger Mitwirkung der Frl. Frieda Zerny Opernsängerin aus Mainz des Herren Ferd. Jäger, Opernsänger u[nd] des Herren Hugo Faisst Conzertsänger. Klavierbegleitung: der Componist" (Recital of lieder with the friendly participation of Fräulein Frieda Zerny, opera singer from Mainz; Herr Ferdinand Jäger, opera singer; and Herr Hugo Faisst, concert singer. Piano accompaniment by the composer). Seven sets of 3 to 5 songs (28 songs in total), all by Wolf, sets numbered "7," "2-6," and "1." Set "7" originally was set "1"; the final set "1" was added last. Each set to be performed by one singer each. Poets credited except in set 6; singers credited in sets 7, 2, 3, and 4 only. With a number of autograph corrections in black ink and corrections in a different hand in pencil. Slightly browned and stained; creased at folds with very minor splits.. The document was on display at the 1960 Wolf centennial exhibition in Vienna and Graz. See Hugo Wolf: Persönlichkeit und Werk: Eine Ausstellung zum 100. Geburtstag. Catalogue by Franz Grasberger (Vienna: Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, 1960), p. 64 (item X/5); it was then in the possession of Hilde Wittgenstein, wife of the pianist Paul Wittgenstein. A printed version of the same program, with some changes, at Österreichische Nationalbibliothek; another printed version including sung texts at Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde, Vienna. HWW 114|1. Featured singers included Frieda Zerny (1864-1917), soprano; Ferdinand Jäger (1839- 1902), tenor; and Hugo Faisst (1862-1914), baritone, a practicing lawyer from Stuttgart. "On 3rd April Frl. Zerny, Faisst, Jäger and Wolf gave a concert in the Bösendorfersaal. This was actually the first concert wholly devoted to Wolf's songs to be given in Vienna. According to the composer himself, its success was a downright sensational one... Frl. Zerny's temperament found perfect opportunities for expression in such songs as Die Zigeunerin; Erstes Liebeslied eines Mädchens; Geh', Geliebter, geh' jetzt! and Das Köhlerweib ist trunken... Nearly half of the songs on the programme had to be repeated..." Frank Walker, Hugo Wolf, 2nd edition (London: Dent, 1968), p. 356. Das Köhlerweib ist trunken does not appear on the present draft of the program.

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        Tales of Mean Streets

      London, Methuen. 1894, 1894. First Edition, Second Issue. 8vo. 301pp + 32pp ads dated Jan. 1895. Publisher's olive green cloth titled in gilt to spine and front boards. Bumped to spine ends and with trifling wear and very slight sunning to spine. A fine bright, clean copy. Edges untrimmed, very light sporadic spotting. Published a couple of years before as 'A Child of The Jago' this book is part of Morrison's 'slums of London' cycle that ends with 'The Hole In The Wall' in 1902. With his gritty depictions of the moral and social compromises necessary for survival in such dreadful places, and his unwillingness to take a critical stance regarding his characters and their predicament, Morrison stands out as far superior to the standard crop of God-bothering 'urban reform through fiction' mongers that the late Victorian age spewed forth in their dozens. A lovely copy of a scarce and admirable book. Eric Quayle; Detective Fiction. Parrott A-3.

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        A Woman of No Importance

      London: John Lane, at the sign of the Bodley Head, 1894. First edition. Near Fine. One of 500 copies of the first edition. Book Near Fine with the spine faded, otherwise a very nice copy. After the first four leaves, the book is entirely unopened at the top-edge. Bookplate of Joseph Groves and short inscription from film and television actor Vincent Price. Price portrayed Oscar Wilde in a one-man stage production of "Diversions and Delights," which ran from 1977 to 1980 in a variety of venues around the world. An excellent copy with an interesting association. Like many of his other plays, the work was first performed on the stage in April of 1893, before being published in book form. While not his most famous play, it deals with many of his favorite social issues and is not lacking in wit and dark humor. The run of plays was cut short as a result of Wilde's arrest and prosecution for homosexual behavior. The scandal cooled all enthusiasm for Wilde's work until after his death in 1900, when interest in his work began to revive. Near Fine.

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      Muntaner y Simón. - Barcelona. 1894. 30X24. Holandesa con puntas. Tomos 15 y 16. Bellas láminas litograficas. Atlas. 120+120. Muy buen ejemplar. Ref 4.7 Biblioteca Tr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Psalmi Penitentiales

      Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1894. First edition. 8vo. Original holland backed gray paper covered boards. T.J. Cobden-Sanderson's Copy, with his impressed address on front free endsheet, "7, Hammersmith Terrace, London. W." With floral borders and woodcut initials throughout designed by William Morris. Printed in red and black. One of 300 Copies. Scarce with this provenance.

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        Pride and Prejudice

      George Allen 1894 - Original dark green cloth binding with gilt titling & peacock design on the front cover, plain dark green/black endpapers and tissue-protected frontispiece. Preface by George Saintsbury. Gilt page edges. Printed inscription from Hugh Thomson to J Comyns Carr on the page preceeding the Preface. Spine lean. Spine head and tail bumped. Name and address (dated 1895) written neatly on reverse of front endpaper (opposite half-title page). Binding very good. Contents unmarked. A very good copy. PLEASE NOTE: POSTAGE WILL BE MORE THAN QUOTED DUE TO THE VALUE OF THE BOOK. PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Pride and Prejudice With a Preface by George Saintsbury and Illustrations by Hugh Thomson 1894 In Leather

      George Allen, 1894. Hardcover. Good/No Dustjacket. 1894. 476 pages. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Green cloth with black lettering.Firm binding. Noticeable foxing, tanning and handling marks with B&W illustrations. Remains of library insert, inscription, pencil marking and insert with previous owners name at front endpaper. Pencil marking near rear. Library stamp at reverse of title page.Moderate rubbing and scuffing along spine. Noticeable bumping, rubbing and scuffing to spine ends and to corners with noticeable rubbing and wear along edges and over surfaces. Scuffing and water marking over boards.

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        Pride & Prejudice

      London: George Allen,, 1894. With a Preface by George Saintsbury and Illustrations by Hugh Thomson. Octavo (175 × 115 mm). Bound by Bayntun in mid-20th century green polished calf, with titles to spine gilt on red and green morocco labels, gilt compartments to spine with raised bands, marbled endpapers, edges and turn-ins gilt. Frontispiece with tissue guard and illustrations by Hugh Thomson. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. Spine slightly faded, internally fine; an excellent copy. First Thomson edition, first impression, attractively bound. 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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        Gruppe von drei Mädchenakten in einer Landschaft.

      - Lithographie, auf chamoisfarbenem China, signiert. Darstellungsgröße 21,8:27 cm, Blattgröße 29,3:35,4 cm. Etwas knitterfaltig. Deutlich wird hier Teichmanns Nähe zur Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts einsetzenden Lebensreform-Bewegung und der in diesem Zusammenhang propagierten Freikörperkultur. Idi Teichmann studierte 1894-1897 Porträtmalerei in Frankfurt am Main bei J. Welsch (1832-1899). 1897/1898 hielt sie sich für einen längeren Zeitraum in Manchester auf. 1902 reiste sie nach Neapel, anschließend kehrte sie in ihre Geburtsstadt zurück. Bis 1911 malte sie in Öl Akte, Bildnisse und Interieurs. Dann betätigte sie sich ausschließlich als Zeichnerin und Graphikerin, Hauptmotiv waren Mädchenakte. Zeichnungen und Lithographen von ihr befinden sich in den Graphischen Sammlungen von Dresden und München.

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        The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes [Longmans' Colonial Library] With illustrations by Sidney Paget

      London, Longmans Green and Co. 1894., 1894. First Colonial Issue, being the second English Edition (and first to be issued in octavo size, following the earlier quarto volume. This issue precedes the earliest English octavo edition, which was published under the title 'The Last Adventures of Sherlock Holmes'. Pp296 + 24 (catalogue). Elegantly hand-bound in recent half tan calf over cloth sides, spine gilt-lettered in six compartments with raised bands, original cloth covers bound in at rear. Occasional spotting, some thumbing. A very good copy of a particularly scarce issue. Including 'The Final Problem', with 'The Death of Sherlock Holmes' plate; Professor Moriarty and Holmes plunge down the Richenbach Falls. Such was the public outcry, Doyle was forced to resurrect his hero. Green & Gibson [A14d], Cooper & Pike [p115-119], Eric Quayle; Detective Fiction. Book Collector No.271, 'The Great Illustrators'.

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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

      Houghton Mifflin at the Riverside Press, Boston 1894 - 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. Rubbing at the spine tips and corners, with a touch of fraying, cello-tape repairs to the first blank, otherwise sharp and bright; the jacket with cello repairs both recto and verso, spine quite toned, chips out at the corners and spine tips, tears at the flap joins. The "Octavo" edition, issued ten years after the "Folio" edition sold out in only 6 days; scarce in the jacket [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Woman of No Importance

      London, John Lane at Bodley Head, 1894., 1894. FIRST EDITION, one of 500 copies published. 8vo., pp. 154 + pp. 14 of publisher's catalogue. Publisher's brown (mauve) cloth, gilt titles and decoration. Light wear, slightly rubbed and soiled, bumped to corner of upper. Occasional light foxing. 'A Woman Of No Importance' first appeared at the Haymarket Theatre on 19th April, 1893. "It is not his wit, then, and still less his knack of paradox-twisting, that makes me claim for him a place apart among living dramatists. It is the keenness of his intellect, the individuality of his point of view, the excellence of his verbal style, and above all the genuinely dramatic quality of his inspirations. I do not hesitate to call the scene between Lord Illingworth and Mrs. Arbuthnot at the end of the second act of this play the most virile and intelligent - yes, I mean it, the most intelligent- piece of English dramatic writing of our day." (A review in World, April 26, 1893.)

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        A Woman Of No Importance

      London: John Lane, 1894. First edition. Hardcover. Publisher's full lavender cloth stamped in gilt, spine stamped and lettered in gilt. Very good. 154 pages. 27.5 x 16 cm. Limited edition, one of 500 with 16pp. advertisements at end (dated March 1894), Cover gilt designs by Charles Shannon considerably influenced by his lifetime partner Charles Ricketts, both of whom produced work for the Doves Press. MASON 364. Armorial bookplate of Carroll Atwood Wilson, and that of the publisher's John Lane. Some light toning, spine extremities rubbed. A reasonably sound copy.

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        Yachting. With Illustrations by R.T. Pritchett and from Photographs

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1894., 1894. 2 volumes; quarto. Limited Edition on large paper, being number 70 of 250 copies. Colour frontispieces and numerous sepia illustrations throughout. Publisher's orange cloth boards with gilt crest to upper, respined to original pattern in dark blue morocco, top edge gilt, others uncut. A little foxing, minor wear to covers. Near fine. A very attractive set.

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        KOREA & HER NEIGHBOURS: A Narrative of Travel, with an Account of the Recent Vicissitudes and Present Position of the Country.

      THE FAMOUS NARRATIVE OF HER SOJOURN IN KOREA 1894- - 1897 London 1898, Murray. Blue cloth, very good, 2 vol. set, 261+321p., 47 b.w. photos,2 folding facsimile maps "as is" only,frontis, index, title page blind stamped, else clean,prefaceby Sir W. Hillier, 14 x 21 cm. FIRST 2 VOL. EDITION. SCARCE Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Yachting. With Illustrations by R.T. Pritchett and from Photographs

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1894., 1894. 2 volumes; quarto. Limited Edition on large paper, being number 70 of 250 copies. Colour frontispieces and numerous sepia illustrations throughout. Publisher's orange cloth boards with gilt crest to upper, respined to original pattern in dark blue morocco, top edge gilt, others uncut. A little foxing, minor wear to covers. Near fine. A very attractive set.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit Notenzitat und U.

      Wien, 3. V. 1894. - 1 S. 8vo. An einen Herrn Rumberger: "Sende das Verlangte mit Vergnügen [ ]". Darüber 3 Notenzeilen, betitelt "Menschen sein ma alle": "Menschen Menschen sein ma alle / Fehler hat a jeder gnua / alle können doch ned gleich sein [ ]". - Lorens wurde seit dem Abdruck seines Lieds "D'Mutterliab" (1875) im Wiener "Extrablatt" als Volkssänger bekannt. Er schrieb rund 2000 volkstümliche Lieder und Melodien, von denen einige außerordentlich populär wurden (u. a. "Allweil lustig, fesch und munter" und "Trink ma no a Flascherl!"). Neben Johann Sioly und Alexander Krakauer gehörte Lorens zu den bedeutendsten Wiener Volkssängern. - Teils rissig; gefaltet.

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