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        THE BROWNIES AROUND THE WORLD

      New York: The Century Co., 1894. First edition. About fine in complete dust jacket with some spine wear and edge chipping. Remarkably bright and fine copy with minor evidence of bookplate removal. Ownership page filled in. First edition. Quarto. xii, 144p. Illustrated throughout with drawings by Palmer Cox. Bound in color-printed and glazed boards. The Brownies' Fourth Book.

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        Reminiscences and Souvenirs of the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

      Washington: Press of Rufus H. Darby, 1894. Leather Bound. Very Good. 8vo. Fully bound in contemporary dark brown leather with modern leather on spine. Originally a softcover volume bound in green paper. Blind embossed decorative borders on boards. Tight binding and solid boards. Tight binding and solid boards. Minor shelf wear. Slight rubbing to boards. Bumping to corners. Moderate scuffing to spine. Brown marbled endpapers. Inside cover (softcover) chipping slightly at edges. Clean, unmarked pages. Various illustrations. Includes photographs of individuals involved in the assassination, as well as unique ephemera, such as the bedspread and pillow cases used on the bed on which Lincoln died. An interesting volume in a unique custom binding. An excellent addition to the library of any Civil War-era history enthusiast. Please feel free to view our photographs of this lovely volume. Ships daily.

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        Histoire de fécamp illustrée.

      - Complet en deux volumes, demi-reliure chagrin, couvertures conservées, 22X14 cm, 1894 édition originalle, 286+380 pages, 67 planches en noir, L Durand et fils imprimeur éditeur. Un des 60 exemplaires nominatifs numérotés imprimé sur papier Japon (Le tirage est de 310 exemplaires : 60 sur japon et 230 sur papier blanc teinté). Bel exemplaire en excellent état.

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        Jahrlinge 1894

      N.p.: Privately published 1894 - Unique photo album of thoroughbred yearlings in Germany. Oblong leather-bound octavo. Nine mounted photographs preceded by tipped-in pages with information related to the horses. Each image is shot in precisely the same location; an early example of a typological study. Hint of foxing (not to the images), a little worn at the edges with a small tear at the head of the spine; a very good copy in gilt-tooled beige leather. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, ABAA]
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        The Jungle Books

      Macmillan And Co. 1894 - First UK editions. The Jungle Book, 1895. The Second Jungle Book, 1895. Both books in near fine condition to very good . The Jungle Book has a bookplate attached along one side to front free end paper; cracking of paper at gutters; very slight soiling to front cover; very good. The Second Jungle Book shows slight rubbing to board edges and spine ends; near fine. Both books have gilded page edges that are intact. Each book has writing from previous owners on the front free end paper. Both books come each in its own fold-out cover; the books are then housed in a custom-made slipcase. The slipcase has some water damage and soiling. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed, in German, to Alfred R. v. Dutezinski

      Leipzig 1894 - Wundt, Wilhelm (1832-1920). Autograph letter signed, in German, to Alfred R. v. Dutezinski (identified in a different hand on the verso of the second leaf). Leipzig, March 25, 1894. 1 page plus blank leaf. 196 x 125 mm. Fine.From Wilhelm Wundt, known as the "father of experimental psychology," who established psychology as a separate science and founded one of the first formal laboratories for psychological research (at the University of Leipzig). He is one of the founding figures of modern psychology. His letter may be translated as follows:"Dear Sir, My best thanks for sending your work to me. It deals with a subject in which I am very interested and I certainly will give my whole attention to your [thesis?] as soon as my own work leads to this subject. Yours very truly, W. Wundt." [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Works of Charles Dickens; Complete in 32 Vols

      Houghton Mifflin: Boston. Near Fine. 1894. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Large Paper Edition; #121 of 500 copies printed. Bound in brown polished calf over marbled boards, gilt spine decor and lettering, gilt page tops, marbled endpapers. With critical and bibliographical introductions by Edwin Percy Whipple and others, illustrated with steel portraits and engravings from the original designs by Browne, Cruikshank, Leech, and others. Each volume has a colored plate in front. Occasional rubbing to extremities, and some volumes have small scratches in the leather spines. Binder is not noted, but this is a quite handsome Dickens set and a wonderful addition to your library. .

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        The "Red and White" Book of Menzies . the history of Clan Menzies and its Chiefs.

      Privately Printed, Glasgow. 1894 - 4to. Pp xxiv, (iv, subscriber's list), 529. 46 plates. Original cloth with printed paper title label to spine. Damp staining to front board and, much less, to lower spine and rear board. The staining has penetrated a little and affected the lower front corners through to the title page. Otherwise clean, tight and sound. No.32/100 copies, "large paper de luxe", signed by the author. Extra postage at cost will be required. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leakey's Bookshop Ltd.]
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        The Jungle Book

      MacMillan and Co, London and New York, 1894, Decorative Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, First Edition, Illustrated By: J L Kipling; W H Drake; P FrenzenySize: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall, Blue cloth covers with gilt margins and those glorious gilt elephants, gilt tiles and decoration on spine, dark green stuckdown and ffep, blank leaf, half-title page with motif on verso, frontispiece with tissue guard, title page, 212pp, back free endpaper with green verso, green stuckdown, gilt edges. The spine is heavily worn (water damage?),some of the title and almost all of the illustration is gone, discolouration extending slightly onto front and back covers. Slight rubbing to corners, fraying to 3mm of spine ends. Internally the top 5cm of the front hinge is split, slight scattered age toning throughout, frontispiece's tissue guard has a 10cm tear running down near hinge, much of the book has a narrow water mark running down margins very close to hinges. 212pp. This is the UK edition, title page reads (London/Macmillan and Co/and New York/1894/), no writing on verso of title page.

      [Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd]
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        EL PRACTICON TRATADO COMPLETO DE COCINA. Al alcance de todos y aprovechamiento de sobras.

      LIBRERIA DE MIGUEL GUIJARRO, MADRID 1894 - 1894, 862 pp+Apéndice 110 pp, encuadernación holandesa de época, lomo con adornos y letras doradas con tejuelos, cantos rozados, muy bien conservado, ilustrada con 240 grabados, segunda edición. 862 p. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "Qu'importe!". Eigenh. Musikmanuskript mit Widmung und U.

      Paris, 1894/95.. Titel und 4¾ SS. auf 6 (= 3 Doppel-)Blatt. Folio. Notenpapier.. Notation für "Mezzo Sopran ou Barytone en re" und Klavier mit dem Text von G. Francois. Gewidmet "a Madame A. D." und seinem Anwalt Della Rogers.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Untersuchungen ueber die Ausbreitung der elektrischen Kraft

      Johann Ambrosius Barth, Leipzig, 1894, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust JacketSize: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Text is in German. Text clean. Small number written lightly on front free endpage. Small sticker on tail spine end. Previous owner?s name on title page. Boards bumped and worn at corners, edges and spine ends. Half leather boards heavily rubbed at corners and spine ends. Small closed tear and fraying to spine head. Light sunning to spine. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 117042.

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        Eigenh. Brieffragment mit U. ("M. Dauthendey") und 5 eh. Gedichtabschriften.

      O. O., [wohl um 1894].. Zusammen (1½ SS. Brieftext + 2½ SS. Gedichte =) 4 SS. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-8vo.. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten mit der Mitteilung, daß er "wahrscheinlich mit Villingen nach Paris" reisen werde: "Strindberg lebt jetzt dort und einige Londoner Freude, wir versprechen und einen anregenden Winter. - Von Deinen beiden Gedichten that es mir das Erste, Der Abschied', an.Der Rhythmus erinnert zwar etwas an Dehmel, aber Dein Gedicht ist körperlicher als die Dehmel'sche Darstellungsart. Im letzten Vers würde es vielleicht besser lauten, wenn am Ende der zweiten Zeile das nur', u. in der vierten das nun' wegblieben, es wirkt kräftiger [...] Auf diese nächsten leeren Seiten will ich Dir ein paar Gedichte schreiben [...]". Die nun folgenden fünf Gedichte "Meine Haare fliegen", "Ich sitze am Wasser", "Lange rothe Abendstreifen", "Öde Wolken hangen" und "Als ich glücklich war" wurden 1897 in dem Band "Reliquien" veröffentlicht.

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        Count of Monte Cristo 3 volume set

      LIITLE, BROWN & CO, BOSTON 1894 - marbled boards and endpages, top edge gilt, black/white frontispiece, all volumes are chipped at corners and spines, boards are rubbed, Vol 1 500 pgs, Vol 2 552 pgs, Vol 332 pgs, DATE PUBLISHED: 1894 EDITION: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Tragedy Of Pudd'nhead Wilson And The Comedy Of Those Extraordinary Twins - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      Hartford, CT: American Publishing Company. Fine. 1894. First Edition; First Printing. Cloth. First Edition/ First Printing/ First State as evidenced by the bulk of the text block measuring 1 1/8" and the title page not being tipped-in. Also, State A frontispiece with the facsimile signature of Twain measuring 1 7/16" wide. BAL 3442. About Fine condition in the publisher's original decorated reddish-brown cloth covered boards with black decorations, little rubbing and some minute chipping along spine and tissue guard; Told in typical Twain fashion, infants switched at birth reveal their true colors as DNA encoding takes precedence over environment. Set during the early years of the 19th century, this pre-Civil War satire tackles social commentary issues still being debated today. Twain presents the reader with a light-skinned black mother switching her infant with her white master's in order to prevent her own child being raised as a slave. Twain uses humor and irony in revealing seething levels of racism and classicism .

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        Great Men and Famous Women; a Series of Pen and Pencil Sketches of the Lives of More Than 200 of the Most Prominent Personages in History ... Ed. by Charles F. Horne ...[Complete in 4 Volumes]

      New York, S. Hess [C1894], 1894, Hardback, First EditionFinely bound in gilt-blocked Morocco over matching buckram boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. An exceptional set - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. ; 1 pages; Description: 4 v. Tissue-guarded, descriptive letter-press frontis. Steel-engraved portrait plates. Contents: I. Soldiers and sailors. --II. Statesmen and sages. --III. Workmen and heroes. --IV. Artists and authors. Notes: Published in 68 parts.

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

      1894 - Nicht bei Nissen.- Die 53 Äpfel und 52 Birnen in schönem leuchtenden Kolorit dargestellt.- 1 Tafel lose. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        6 scarce offprints by Eduard Strasburger 19th Century botanist

      Eduard Besold, Leipzig, 1894 and others. PAMPHLET. Ueber periodische reduktion der chromosomenzahl im entwicklungsgang der organismen. 1894 Die controversen der indirecten kerntheilung Cohen, Bonn, 1884 Poor condition, some mold stains bottom edge, and in crease of one of the plates. Ueber die Bedeutung phylogenetischer Methoden fu?r die Erforschung lebender Wesen : Rede gehalten beim Eintritt in die philosophische Faculta?t der Universita?t Jena am 2. August 1873 Mauke's, Jena, 1874 Dampstaining bottom edge of most pages. Uber reduktionsteilung.1904 Edward b. Wilson stamp. Ueber ein zu Demonstrationen geeignetes Zelltheilungs-Objekt 1879 Botton edge rectangle chip not affecting text. Die Apogamie der Eualchimillen und allgemeine Gesichtspunkte, die sich aus ihr ergeben Gebruder, Leipzig, 1904 George F. Atkinson's American botanist ownership signature. Envelope pasted to inside front cover, "morphology" "Strasburger, E." and Atkinson's signature in black ink front cover. A scarce grouping unfortunately in poor condition. Eduard Strasburger "was the first to provide an accurate description of the embryonic sac in gymnosperms (such as conifers) and angiosperms (flowering plants), along with demonstrating double-fertilization in angiosperms. He came up with one of the modern laws of plant cytology: "New cell nuclei can only arise from the division of other nuclei." and originated the terms cytoplasm and nucleoplasm." Wikipedia Rare books make Fine Gifts. Shipped in new box. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. . Fair.

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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].. Preliminary leaf printing ordering information, 139pp. 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 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. ADAMS HERD 1474. ADAMS SIX-GUNS 1478 ("exceedingly rare"). DOBIE, p.111. GRAFF 2750. HOWES M522, "b." SMITH 6735. SIX SCORE 79. STREETER SALE 2385.

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        Hints on singing / by Manuel Garcia ; translated from the French by Beata Garcia

      London : E. Ascherberg and Co. ; New York : E. Schubert and Co. 1894 - Subjects: Singing. Garcia, Manuel 1805-1906. Finely bound in modern cloth, with the original paper title-label laid back. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong 1 Kg. 77 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        De l'asepsie et antisepsie en obstétrique. Leçons professées à la clinique d'accouchements recueillies et rédigées par J.Potocki.

      Steinheil, Paris 1894 - Fort et grand volume in-8, XIV, 839 pp., 3 planches en chromolithographie, 37 figures dans le texte, demi-chagrin havane à nerfs, tête dorée (reliure moderne). Précieux exemplaire de dédicace. Tarnier a dédié cet ouvrage à Herrgott et lui a offert cet exemplaire, qui comporte un envoi autographe signé de sa main. Herrgott est un autre grand nom de l'obstétrique et de l'antisepsie. "Il a participé ardemment à la lutte contre la fièvre puerpérale à la Faculté de médecine de Strasbourg, puis de Nancy" (H.Stofft). Il existe deux annotations manuscrites, sans doute de la main de Herrgott : indication du lieu et de la date de la mort de Tarnier à la suite de ses principaux titres indiqués sur la page de titre, et mention "Lauréat et correspondant de l'Institut" à la suite des principaux titres de Herrgot sur la page de dédicace. Très bel exemplaire, à grandes marges et d'une grande fraîcheur. Édition originale très rare. Stéphane Tarnier fut le premier à adapter la méthode de Lister à l'obstétrique, avec l'utilisation du phénol. Il contribua aussi beaucoup à développer l'asepsie, utilisant une technique d'exclusion péritonéale pour la césarienne. Le but constant de sa vie professionnelle, depuis sa thèse jusqu'à la fin de sa carrière, a été de faire disparaître la fièvre puerpérale. Tarnier réduisit considérablement la mortalité maternelle liée à la fièvre puerpérale, qui passa de 9,3 % à 1 % cf. GARRISON & MORTON, 5639 : "Tarnier was the first to adopt Listerism in obstetrics" ; Cutter & Viets, p.194 : "Tarnier is best remembered for axis traction forceps, but he also gained fame as the first to adopt Listerism in obstetrics The book on asepsis and antisepsis, with particular stress on obstetrics, was based on Tarnier's lectures at the Maternité, as rearranged by his assistant, J.Potocki. This elaborate treatise of over 800 pages is A LANDMARK IN THE HISTORY OF OBSTETRICS." ; Heirs of Hippocrates, 1940 ; H.Stofft, La fièvre puerpérale au XIXème siècle, Conférences rennaises d'histoire de la médecine et de la santé, cycle 1987-1988. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Poetical Works

      [by Spottiswoode and Co for] Smith, Elder, & Co, London 1894 - Frontispiece portraits in vols. 3, 7, 8, 10 and 16. 17 volumes. Large 8vo. 237 x 157 x 685 mm]. Original tan cloth, the spines printed paper labels, plain endleaves, uncut edges. (Spines darkened, four labels defective and others chipped, some endleaves browned, and a little rubbed and marked). Limited to 250 copies on hand-made paper. There are a few minor spots and the bindings show some signs of wear but it is a decent copy. Browning died in 1889, so these are his final words. Vol.1 is inscribed in ink on the front endleaf: "I gave this set to my mother as it was published. Stanley Baldwin", vols 3 and 17 have pencil inscriptions "Louisa Baldwin from S.B." and all the volumes have the large bookplate of Louisa Baldwin designed by M.D. Johnston and dated 1922. Stanley Baldwin (1867-1947) served three times as British Prime Minister, in 1923-24, 1924-29 and 1935-37. He was the only child of Alfred and Louisa Baldwin, who married in 1866. Louisa (1845-1925) was the youngest of the four remarkable Macdonald sisters. Alice (1837-1910) was the mother of Rudyard Kipling, Georgina (1840-1920) married the painter Sir Edward Burne-Jones and Agnes (1843-1906) married the painter Sir Edward Poynter. Alfred Baldwin was a successful Worcestershire ironmaker and the couple lived at Wilden House, near to the works. Louisa suffered from poor health but read widely and wrote four novels, along with poetry and collections of stories. She encouraged her son's love of literature, although he failed to shine at Harrow, or Trinity College, Cambridge, from where he graduated with a third in 1888. He returned home to work in the family firm and became Managing Director in 1902. He inherited almost £200,000 on his father's death in 1908, and remained engaged in business until appointed to his first ministerial office in 1917.

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        The First Whig. An Account of the Parliamentary Career of William Sacheverell, the Origin of the Two Great Political Parties and the Events Which Led Up to the Revolution of 1688

      Printed by the Author at His Private Press, Scarborough 1894 - First edition [1894], one of only 53 copies printed. Exceptionally scarce history of the Whig Party and William Sacheverell, written and privately printed by the author, Sir George Sitwell. Chapters arranged chronologically: The Country Party; The Popish Plot; The Impeachment of Danby; The Bill of Exclusion; The Green Ribbon Club; Electioneering Methods of the Whigs; The Later History of Pope-Burning; The Tory Reaction; Life in the Country; and The Revolution; with Appendices: Titus Oates and the Tory Party; The Members of the Green Ribbon Club; Index of Sacheverell's Speeches; and Index of Authorities Referred to in the Text. Includes numerous illustrations, with depictions of the Green Ribbon Club and a pope-burning. Tan cloth with calf spine, gilt spine lettering, xvi, 225p. One page prospectus tipped onto front free endpaper describing the book as "An account of the political career of William Sacheverell, the first Whig leader of the House of Commons". The prospectus also anticipated publication in June, 1891, but the book was not published until 1894. Some wear and chipping to the spine ends, gilt spine lettering dulled. Corners bumped, some of the fabric frayed. Internally much better, with good hinges, firm binding, very clean pages free from names, markings, etc. Endpapers lightly soiled but otherwise very clean. Discreet single library stamp on reverse side of title page, no other library indicia. A clean and sound copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ballarat and Vicinity. A Condensed but Comprehensive Account of her Financial, Commercial, Manufacturing, Mining, and Agricultural Enterprises; Her Progress and Population in the Past and Possibilities in the Future.

      F. W. Niven & Co., [1894?], Ballarat: - Ballarat "the Golden", the Victorian boom town, is the site of the only armed civil uprising in Australia's history, the Eureka Rebellion; the Ballarat Fine Art Gallery is the home of the Eureka Flag. Other Ballarat points of interest include the Botanical Gardens, Prime Minister's Avenue, Her Majesty's theatre, and the first municipal observatory. The biographies listed here include local businesses, hotels and clubs, such as Craig's Royal Stables, The Ballarat Star, the Royal George Hotel, The Club Hotel, and Henry Brind and the Warrenheip Distillery. No date, ca. 1894, large 4to, frontis, 232pp, 14 plates, with the last one an ad, b&w ills throughout. Decorative paper wraps with red cloth binding. Title in dark brown at front cover, no title at red cloth spine. With a full page crisp photo process advertisement for F. W. Niven & Co. at the last page. Covers and spine dusty and rubbed, with small chip lower corner. Front inner hinge loose but holding, previous owner signature at ffep. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Het familie- en kampongleven op Groot-Atjeh. Een bijdrage tot de ethnographie van Noord-Sumatra.

      Leiden, E.J. Brill, 1894.2 volumes. 8vo. Original green cloth with gilt and red lettering and decoration (sl. spotted). With 3 (2 folding) plates with Arabic script, 3 chromo-lithographed plates, 7 photolithographed plates and 10 photographic plates. (8),406,(2); (4),271 pp.* Original edition. - Standard work on family- and campong-life in all its aspects on Aceh, a Muslim state in the northernmost part of Sumatra.Cat. KITLV p.26.

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        Untersuchungen ueber die Ausbreitung der elektrischen Kraft

      Johann Ambrosius Barth, Leipzig 1894 - Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Text is in German. Text clean. Small number written lightly on front free endpage. Small sticker on tail spine end. Previous owner’s name on title page. Boards bumped and worn at corners, edges and spine ends. Half leather boards heavily rubbed at corners and spine ends. Small closed tear and fraying to spine head. Light sunning to spine. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 117042. International shipping may require additional postage. Please inquire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Camel. Its Uses and Management.

      London, Longmans, Green and Co., 1894.. VII, (1), 335, (1) pp. Original blindstamped maroon cloth, title and author in gilt on front board and spine; top edge gilt. 8vo.. First edition. Chapters include characteristics and temperament, species, breeding, feeding, loading, marching, ailments, equipment, purchasing, etc. - Professional repairs. - OCLC 254041139.

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        Almanach d'Arlequin 1894 & La lanterne d'Arlequin pour l'année 1894, année complète

      La lanterne d'Arlequin 1894 - - La lanterne d'Arlequin, Tours 1894, 12x16,5cm, relié. - Edition originale. Reliure en demi basane marron, dos à cinq nerfs orné de fleurons dorés, relire de l'époque. Ensemble complet de l'almanach et des 51 fascicules imprimés durant l'année 1894 Nombreuses illustrations. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Report on Indians Taxed and Indians Not Taxed in the United States (except Alaska) at the Eleventh Census: 1890

      Government Printing Office, Washington D.C. 1894 - Original black cloth. 683 pages, w/ index; illustrated with 25 maps (color gate-folds) and 203 plates, including photographs and chromolithographs of indians. "One of the most important and exhaustive treatments of the American Indians in the 19th Century. Discussions of Indian populations by states, life on the reservations, schooling, employment etc." HOWES D-148. Original binding shaken, rubbed and loose, typical age toning to paper [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dictionnaire de L Ameublement et de la Décoration. Depuis le XIIIe siécle jusqu à nos jours.,

      Paris, Maison Quantin o. J. (1894). - 4 Bde. 4°, 5192 (v. 5196) Sp. 254 (v. 256) Taf. (davon zahlr. farb. Taf.) u. ca. 2500 Abb. i. Text. OHLdr. mit Goldprägung, einzelne Bl. lose, Bd. 4: Rü.m. Vorderdeckel gelöst. 2 Taf. u. Sp. 609-613 im 3. Bd. fehlen. Enyklopädisches Nachschlagewerk die einzelnen Bereiche der Wohnkultur betreffend. Die Taf. tlw. in prächtiger Chromolithographie. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE PRISONER OF ZENDA

      Bristol; (1894): J.W. Arrowsmith Second issue, with this title listed as vol. XVIII on page 311.This famous title is still in print and is a movie source, and quite possibly one of the rarest Victorian titles in first edition. 310pp. [2]pp. ads, bound in rust colored cloth with some fading, neat owner's name on free endpaper. A near fine copy with sharp corners, binding showing no wear just a bit of fading, internally fresh and bright.. First Edition.

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        Manuel de l'amateur de Livres du XIXe siecle 1801-1893. 8 Bde. (komplett).

      Paris, Rouquette, 1894-1920.. Gr-8; je Bd. meist ca. 1000-1350 pp; dekor. HLdr. d. Zt. auf 5 Bünden mit goldgepr. Rücken und eingebundenen OUmschlägen, zweiseitig unbeschnitten; sehr schöne Exemplare mit nur geringen Gebrauchs- und Altersspuren; in Bd. 3 eine Lage verbunden.. Originalausgabe. Das Standardwerk für die französischen Literatur des 19. Jahrhunderts mit ausführlichen Angaben zu rund 20.000 Büchern und Zeitschriften.

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        The Land of Hearts Desire

      London: T Fisher Unwin. G+ : in Good condition plus. Rebound in full leather with new endpapers added. Part of original wrapper bound in to rear. Tears to inner margin of first page blank and some light marking. Edges uncut. 1894. First Edition [of 500 copies]. Red hardback leather cover. 200mm x 140mm (8" x 6"). 43pp, 1pp ads. Title page illustrated by Aubrey Beardsley. .

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        AVERIGUACIONES DE LAS ANTIGÜEDADES DE CANTABRIA

      - 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 cántabro por padre y madre, y nacimiento en la una, y por orígenes maternos en las otras dos, patriarca y fundador de la Compañía de Jesús.- Tolosa, Imprenta, Librería y Encuadernación de E. López, 1894 - 1895; 7 tomos en tela editorial ilustrada, 1º, 4 h. - 406 pp. 2º, XLVII-349 pp. 3º, 433 pp. 4º, 398 pp. 5º, 398 pp. 6º, 395 pp. 7º, 450 pp. Un estado plegado con la genealogía de San Ignacio y viñetas en el texto. Muy Buen ejemplar. Palau nº 112935.

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        Schmerzlose Operationen: Oertliche Betäubung mit indifferenten Flüssigkeiten. Psychophysik des natürlichen und künstlichen Schlafes.

      - Berlin, Julius Springer, 1894, X, 256 pp., 32 Abb., Halbledereinband der Zeit; feines Exemplar. Erste Ausgabe dieses epochemachenden Werkes über die Entwicklung der Infiltrationsanästhesie, die Schleich auf dem Deutschen Chirurgenkongreß 1894 praktisch demonstriert hatte. - Als Schleich seine Erfahrungen mit der Infiltrationsanästhesie vor dem Chirurgenkongreß in Berlin 1892 vortrug, begegnete er großer Skepsis. Im Kongreßbericht ist folgende Einzelheit der Diskussion festgehalten worden: Schleich schloß sein Referat folgendermaßen: Wer heute noch eine Chloroformnarkose macht, ohne zuvor die vom Vortragenden emfohlende Methode versucht habe, lädt vom wissenschaftlichen, moralischen und strafrechtlichen Gesichtspunkte aus schwere Verantwortung auf sich. Herr von Bardeleben (als Präsident) fordert zur Abstimmung darüber auf, ob jemand aus der Gesellschaft von der Wahrheit der Ausführung des Vortragenden überzeugt ist. Es hebt keiner die Hand". - Jahre später mußte der größte Chirurg jener Zeiten, Ernst von Bergmann, nachdem auch die Bestätigung der Lokalanästhesie aus Amerika kam, eingestehen: "Schleichs Anästhesie ist die erste deutsche chirurgische Großtat überhaupt. Wir haben ihr außer der Narkose und dem Lister nichts Ebenbürtiges entgegenzustellen. Schleichs Unterdrückung ist ein Schandfleck für die Chirurgie." Silló-Seidl, Ärzte ohne Nobelpreis, 33 ff. - Carl Ludwig Schleich (1869-1822), Sohn eines bekannten Stetiner Ophthalmologen, studierte Medizin in Zürich, Greifswald und Berlin, hatte als Student seinen künstlerischen Neigungen, die sein Leben ebenso wie die Medizin beherrschten, ausgelebt. Nach Assistentenjahren in Greifswald ließ er sich 1889 in Berlin als Besitzer einer Privatklinik nieder. 1900 war er für kurze Zeit Leiter des Krankenhauses Teltow in Lichterfelde. Schleich fand vielseitige Anerkennung nicht nur als Arzt, sondern auch als Essayist, als Erzähler und als Komponist." H.P.Schmiedebach, R.Winau, R.Häring: Erste Operationen Berliner Chirurgen 1817-1931, p.229 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les grandes guerres civiles du Japon, les Minamoto & les Taïra - les mikados et les Siogouns (1156-1392), précédé d'une introduction sur l'histoire ancienne et les légendes,

      P., Leroux 1894, - grand in-8, VI-422 pp., nombreuses illustrations dans le texte, 1 planche dépliante (sur 2) et 1 carte en couleur, reliure chagrin, dos à nerfs, titre doré, tête dorée. L'introduction fait plus de cent pages. Des piqûres éparses par endroit, manque une planche. Some spotting, one plate is missing.

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

      London: Methuen & Co.,. 1894. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v [vi] vii-ix [x] xi [xii] [1] 2-303 [304: "opinions of the press"] + 32-page publisher's catalogue dated "October 1894" inserted at rear,. original dark green cloth, spine and front panels lettered in orange, all edges untrimmed.. Slight spine lean, cloth a bit rubbed at spine ends and corner tips,. hairline cracks to inner hinges (as is usually the case with this. book), still a tight, very good copy. An attractive, much better than. average copy of a scarce book rarely found in nice condition.. (#113530). First edition. "Mixed collection of criminous and two notable supernatural tales; the title story concerns fin-de-siecle diabolism, enjoyed success de scandale as supposedly describing actual practices by same circles Huysmans frequented during research for La-Bas; 'A Kiss of Judas' peculiar variant of vampirism, undercurrents of anti-Semitism and transsexual eroticism. Work demonstrates originality and imagination." - Robert Knowlton. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 2-28. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1747. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 237. Bleiler (1978), p. 213. Reginald 05397. Hubin (1994), p. 479.

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        Aut Diabolus Aut Nihil, and Other Tales

      Methuen & Co., London 1894 - Presumed 1st edition of this book of dark tales by Julian Osgood Field. Front pastedown has a gift inscription from Sir C. Arthur Pearson, 1st Baronet of St Dunstan's, London - a man of many notable achievements in both business and philanthropic endeavors. Dark green cloth over boards have a bit of scuffing, with extra wear at edges, shoulders and spine ends. Binding is loose, with covers barely attached, many interior gutters have hairline cracks or larger separations, as is common for this book. Inside pages are clear, with some age toning and occasional foxing. Dark band across top of page begins at pg 293, and continues through end of book, including 32 pgs of Methuen's book list. Text block edges are all uneven and dusty. 304 pp. 5.5 x 8 inches. * Postage for oversized and international shipping will be calculated by size and weight. AbeBooks shipping quotes are ESTIMATES only. If actual shipping cost is less than the AbeBooks estimate, it is our practice to REFUND the difference to the buyer. * NOAMZ [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Hints on Singing translated from the French by Beata Garcia

      ASCHERBERG, HOPWOOD, & CREW, NEW YORK 1894 - Gold gilt on cover, b&w illustrations, good binding, and unmarked text. Faded spine, crease in spine, few soil spots on cover, and front hinge is loosening. DATE PUBLISHED: 1894 EDITION: 75 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Reminiscences and Souvenirs of the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

      Washington: Press of Rufus H. Darby 1894 - 8vo. Fully bound in contemporary dark brown leather with modern leather on spine. Originally a softcover volume bound in green paper. Blind embossed decorative borders on boards. Tight binding and solid boards. Tight binding and solid boards. Minor shelf wear. Slight rubbing to boards. Bumping to corners. Moderate scuffing to spine. Brown marbled endpapers. Inside cover (softcover) chipping slightly at edges. Clean, unmarked pages. Various illustrations. Includes photographs of individuals involved in the assassination, as well as unique ephemera, such as the bedspread and pillow cases used on the bed on which Lincoln died. An interesting volume in a unique custom binding. An excellent addition to the library of any Civil War-era history enthusiast. Please feel free to view our photographs of this lovely volume. Ships daily. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Determination experimentale de la valeur du metre

      Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1894. <p>Presentation Copy</p> Michelson, Albert Abraham (1852-1931). Determination experimentale de la valeur du metre en longueurs d&#39;ondes lumineuses. Offprint from Travaux et Memoires du Bureau International des Poids et Mesures, Vol. 11. 4to. 237 [3]pp. 2 plates. Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1894. 314 x 240 mm. Contemporary cloth. Title evenly browned, with small bookplate tipped to it; bookplate also on front pastedown. Presentation Copy, inscribed (probably by a publisher&#39;s clerk) on the front free endpaper: "Avec les compliments de l&#39;Auteur." </p><p>First Separate Edition of Michelson&#39;s paper describing his and Edward Morley&#39;s experimental determination of the length of the international meter bar in terms of wave-lengths of cadmium light, providing thereby a reproducible standard. "Adapting his refractometer as a comparator for lengths that could be reduced through spectroscopy and interferometric techniques to nonmaterial standards of length, Michelson found in 1892-93 that the Paris meter bar was equal to 1,553,163.5 wavelengths of the red cadmium line. So elegant were the success and precision of this project that Michelson became internationally famous" (DSB). </p><p>In 1907 Michelson, "the man who taught the world to measure," became the first American to win a Nobel Prize in the sciences, receiving the physics prize for his "optical instruments of precision and the spectroscopic and metrological investigations which he carried out by means of them" (Weber, Pioneers of Science [2nd ed.], p. 31). Michelson is remembered today chiefly for the "Michelson-Morley experiment" (1887), an attempt to measure the relative velocity through which the earth moves through the hypothetical "luminiferous ether"-primarily because of the influence this had on the development of relativity theory. It is probable, however, that the above work of 1894 was also highly valued by the Nobel committee in 1907.</p><p> Our sources do not show a separate English-language edition of Michelson&#39;s Determination experimentale de la valeur du metre, nor do they indicate where, if ever, the English-language version was published. Since Michelson performed his measurements in Paris, it is reasonable to assume that his paper appeared first in French. Parkinson, Breakthroughs: A Chronology of Great Achievements in Science and Mathematics, p. 424.</p>

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        L'Amitié antique d'après les moeurs populaires et les théories des philosophes

      Paris : Félix Alcan 1894 - ~ Édition originale, la seule intégrale ~ Demi maroquin à nerfs et coins, titre doré sur le dos, filets dorés sur les plats, tête peignée, autres tranches non rognées, papier et gardes marbrés, conservant les 2 couvertures originales soigneusement réglées & montées bien qu'avec des petits manques ~ 4f+454p ~ 23x15x5cm. ~ Bel exemplaire, reliure neuve ~ Heavy item, circa 1.2 Kg. Extra postage costs may apply (please ask for quotation before ordering, clicking on the "Ask Bookseller a Question" button to be found below) ~ LANGUAGE: Français / Additional images available/ [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes [Longmans&#39; 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 &#39;The Last Adventures of Sherlock Holmes&#39;. 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 &#39;The Final Problem&#39;, with &#39;The Death of Sherlock Holmes&#39; 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, &#39;The Great Illustrators&#39;.

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