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        The Purchase Of The North Pole. A sequel to "From The Earth To The Moon

      London, Sampson Low, Marston and Company. 1894, 1894. First English edition, later impression. Publishers bottle green decorated cloth binding, embossed in gilt and black depicting a rather fetching "man meets polar bear" theme. Slight signs of rubbing to corners and head of spine, but very minor, bright and strong. A scarce printing, lavishly illustrated by our old friend M. Rioux, depicting the continued (if slightly less sound) adventures of The Baltimore Gun Club, as they purchase the afore mentioned Arctic and seek to divert the earth from its accustomed orbit to shift the climate zones. This will result in the privately owned North Pole becoming a tropical paradise, allowing the Club to clean up on the cruise ship and pina colada holidays market. A tropical paradise inhabited by polar bears? Who ever heard such a...wait just a minute! Once again Mr.Verne proves that, if it hasn't a some point entered his head, it probably isn't worth thinking about. Presumably if I were an ABC executive I'd consider buying his entire body of work and locking J.J. Abrams in a broom closet with a flashlight until he'd read them all. A splendid book. Bleiler; Checklist of Fantastic Literature [124].

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        On chorea and choreiform affections

      Blakiston, Philadelphia 1894 - Osler, William (1849-1919). On chorea and choreiform affections. 8vo. x, 125 [1]pp. Philadelphia: P. Blakiston, 1894. 232 x 152 mm. Original cloth, slightly worn at extremities. Light browning, otherwise fine. Laid in is a printed medical record card for a patient suffering from chorea, completed in manuscript in an unknown hand, with Osler's name listed as the attending doctor. First Edition, American issue. Osler's summary work on chorea, his second neurological monograph. Osler helped establish the association between heart disease and chorea. "His work on chorea is still considered an excellent clinical epidemiological study and his introductory historical comments are still worth reading" (Roach & Ashwal, "Sir William Osler," Founders of Child Neurology [1990], p. 328). Golden & Roland 635. 36268 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jeremy Norman's historyofscience]
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        A LOS TOROS. ALBUM compuesto de 28 acuarelas originales del reputado pintor de escenas taurinas Don. con la explicación de cada suerte en español, francés e inglés conteniendo además la Marcha de la Manolería de la Zarzuela Pan y Toros ilustrada por el mismo artista.

      Lit. Hermenegildo Miralles. Barcelona, s.a. (c. 1894 - ). 26,5 cm, apaisado. IV pág., 30 lám. y 30 h. Enc. en cartoné edit. ilustr. por Pascó, cortes pintados. Algún punto de óxido. Palau 218271. Pintura. Arte. Tauromaquia Tabac Libros modernos a partir de 1830 español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria anticuaria Farré]
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        A los toros. Album compuesto de 28 acuarelas originales del reputado pintor de escenas taurinas Don Daniel Perea con la explicación de cada suerte en español, francés e inglés conteniendo además la Marcha de la Manolería de la Zarzuela Pan y Toros ilustrada por el mismo artista.

      Hermenegildo Miralles [1894], Barcelona - In 8 oblungo, 27 tav. a colori (litografie) con velina esplicativa + 4 di musica notata con decorazioni a colori + una tav. apposta in copertina. Leg. edit. in mz. tl. - Dedica manoscritta al bordo di una tavola datata 28/9/1898.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Palatina]
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        Atalanta in Calydon: A Tragedy.

      Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1894 - Quarto. Original limp vellum, title to spine gilt, silk ties (broken). Bookplate of the celebrated book collector William Harris Arnold. Lightly rubbed, a very good copy. Printed in red and black with elaborate woodcut title page and woodcut initials and borders throughout. One of 250 copies on paper. Swinburne was a warm admirer of the Kelmscott Press books. "When Atalanta (which was first published in 1865) was reprinted by Morris, Swinburne wrote to him that it was 'certainly one of the loveliest examples of even your incomparable press'" (quoted in Peterson). The Greek type used for the quotations and dedicatory poems was designed by Selwyn Image, with the technical assistance of Emery Walker, the only instance in the Kelmscott Press books of Morris using a type not designed by himself. Peterson A25.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Astrophel and Other Poems

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1894 - Inscribed on the half-title "To Mrs. Mason/with best regards/from A.C. Swinburne/July 25, 1894." First edition. 8vo. 228, 32, ads, April 1894 pp. Original blue cloth, slight bubbling on upper cover, else fine copy [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Aepfel und Birnen. Die wichtigsten deutschen Kernobstsorten. Herausgegeben im engen Aunschlusse an die "Statistik der deutschen Kernobstsorten" . unter der Leitung der Obst- und Weinbau-Abteilung der Deutschen landwirtschafts-Gesellschaft.

      Paul Parey,, Berlin, 1894 - Berlin, Paul Parey, 1894. 25,5x17,5 cm. 2 Bl., 13 S., 3 Bl. Anzn. Mit 104 chromolithogr. Tafeln und je 1 Textbl. u. je 1 Leerblatt für Notizen. OHLn. mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und einfarb. Deckelillustr. Nicht bei Nissen BBI. - Martini S. 80-82. Die schönen Farbtafeln wurden in der Lithographischen Anstalt von W. Müller in Gera gedruckt, der auch die Vorlagenzeichnungen (Aquarelle) anfertigte. Sie zeigen jeweils 1 bis 3 ganze und 1 aufgeschnittene Frucht, insgesamt werden 53 Apfel- und 53 Birnensorten abgebildet und beschrieben. - (Einband etwas fleckig und berieben, Ecken leicht bestossen. Nummer und kleiner Stempel auf Vorderdeckel, Vorsatz und Titel. Vorsätze im Gelenk etwas eingerissen. Einige Textblätter mit kurzen hs. Anmerkungen, auf einigen der leeren "Notizblättern" wurde zeitgenössische Werbung zur jeweiligen Sorte eingeklebt). - Die Tafeln sauber und frisch. Sprache: Deutsch OHLn. mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und einfarb. Deckelillustr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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        Autograph letter

      - Single page, 12mo., on verso of post card; approximately 200 words addressed to Alderman Donald McGregor, Jr. (December 1894) ---- "You shall certainly have one of the spare notes for yourself, on condition that you don't return the compliment. You will assuredly be one of the fifteen ablest candidates. The worst of it is, so will I, even from the business point of view. I heartily wish I had so good an excuse for retiring as that poetic incapacity to see the difference between a ten roomed house and an eight roomed one which you so complimentarily ascribe to me. I know your business man perfectly well: he looks wise, sits tight, sees what was done last time & does it over again, and will let you cheat him in the way he is accustomed to sooner than let you put 1000 pounds into his pocket in a new way. There is about as much intelligent observation done by the average rating committee man in viewing the premises as by the average coroner's juror in viewing the body. If you can shew [sic] me a house harder to judge than an opera or a symphony, I'll eat it: there!" ---- In April 1894, eight months before these lines were penned, Shaw's "Arms and the Man" opened to great acclaim in London. It represented the true beginning of his recognition as a popular dramatist. A wonderful letter capturing Shaw's jocular style and inimitable hand; professionally matted and framed. Shipping extra [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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        MARTIN HEWITT INVESTIGATOR

      LONDON WARD, LOCK, & BOWDEN, LTD. PUB 1894. - VERY GOOD+ WITHOUT D.J. 53 FULL PAGE OR VIGNETTE ILLUSTRATIONS BY SIDNEY PADGET / QUEEN'S QUORUM #18 GREEN CLOTH COVERED BOARDS WITH GILT TITLES TO THE SPINE AND FRONT COVER WITH BLACK/WHITE/GILT SIDNEY PAGET VIGNETTES TO THE SPINE AND UPPER COVER (REPLICATING ILLUSTRATIONS ON PAGES 179 AND 71), PATTERNED ENDPAPERS, AND 4 PAGE CATALOG FOLLOWING THE 324 PAGES OF TEXT. OTHER THAN SOME RUB AND PERISHING TO THE PUBLISHER'S NAME AT THE BOTTOM OF THE SPINE AND A SMALL BLEMISH ON THE UPPER COVER, A PARTICULARLY NICE COPY OF THIS RARE DETECTIVE FICTION HIGH SPOT. FIRST EDITION. Binding is HARDCOVER. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: JOHN LUTSCHAK BOOKS]
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        Korea and the Sacred White Mountain Being a Brief Account of a Journey in Korea in 1891... Together with an Account of an Ascent of the White Mountain by Captain H.E. Goold-Adams, R.A

      London: George Philip & Son 1894, new edition. () 224 pp.. Near fine. Octavo. Original gilt stamped, decorated beveled blue boards. Patterned endpapers. Untrimmed copy. 2 folding maps. 40 illustrations including frontispiece. Six of the illustrations printed in colour. Publishers . Publishers file copy with a single rubber stamp on the front free endpaper. A very attractive clean unworn copy. Very Scarce. The author was a Captain in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders and spent "a few weeks leave" in 1891 exploring part of Korea. The well illustrated narrative complete with both drawings and photographs gives a good account of the journey including his companion, Captain Goold-Adams ascent of the White Mountain..

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        Of the friendship of Amis and Amile Translated By William Morris

      Kelmscott Press, 1894. 1894. limited to 500 copies; 16mo. 67 pgs.; printed in red & black Chaucer type on hand-made Perch paper; wood-engraved title designed by Morris with double-page vine-leaf border; woodcut initials; uncut. Beautifully bound by Henry Wood in Blue crushed morocco. Two raised bands on spine and gold gilt title. Top gilt edge. Blue marbled end boards and papers. Blue slip case which opens as a book in perfect condition. VERY VERY FINE.. Full-Leather. Fine/Fine. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Laura's Rare Books]
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        Le PETIT JOURNAL Supplément illustré. Annata completa 1894 (anno V)

      Paris 1894 - Paris 1894 per un totale di 53 fascicoli (dal N°163 al N°215) in un volume in-folio (cm. 44 x 21,5); ogni fascicolo è composto da 8 pagine (per un totale di 424 pagine numerate progressivamente). Ogni fascicolo ha la prima e l'ultima pagina di copertina illustrata a piena pagina con Tavole a colori ad opera dei migliori artisti dell¿epoca quali: Tofany, Gerbault, Belon, Lix, Webwer, Royer, etc. etc. e riproducono fatti storici di rilievo riguardanti: grandi calamità naturali, fatti di cronaca nera, avvenimenti riguardanti le colonie, scoperte scientifiche e progressi tecnologici. Questa annata contene anche fascicoli che oltre alle tavole a colori di prima e ultima copertina hanno delle SPECIALI Tavole interne, sempre a piena pagina, sia a colori che in bianco e nero: a) Una Tavola b/n a pagina 37 che illustra la scena criminosa di un triplice omicidio; b) Una Tavola b/n a pagina 77 che illustra una riunione di Anarchici Inglesi; c) Una Tavola b/n a pagina 85 che illustra il Laboratorio Duprè/Girard ; d) 2 Tavole STUPENDE a colori alle pagine 108 e 109 che attraverso 8 grandi riquadri "tipo fumetto" ripropongono una versione della Leggenda del Faust; e) Una Tavola a colori a pagina 141 che illustra un triste fatto di cronaca nera ; f) Una Tavola b/n a pagina 149 che riproduce il Manifesto della istituzione Caisse des Victimes du DEVOIR; g) Una Tavola a colori a pagina 157 che illustra un triste fatto di cronaca nera ; h) 4 Tavole STUPENDE a pagina 244 e 245, ciascuna di formato 1/2 pagina a colori che riproducono locandine pubblicitarie riguardanti il percorso del Treno PARIGI-LIONE-MEDITERRANEO (Lago di Ginevra, Alpi Monte Pelyoux, Algeria/Tunisia/Corsica/Malta, Zermatt/Monte Rosa/Cervino); l) 4 Tavole STUPENDE a pagina 260 e 261, ciascuna di formato 1/2 pagina a colori che riproducono locandine pubblicitarie riguardanti il percorso del Treno PARIGI-ORLEANS (Excursions en Auvergne/L'Auvergne/La Creuse et l'Indre/Station d'Hiver Biarritz); m) 2 Tavole STUPENDE a pagina 268 e 269, ciascuna di formato piena pagina a colori che riproducono locandine pubblicitarie riguardanti il percorso del Treno CHEMIN DE FER DU MIDI (Pyrenees/Luchon/Biattitz e Pyrenees/Lac de Gaube/Cirque de Gavarni); n) Una Tavola b/n a pagina 285 che riproduce Carta Geografica della Corea; o) Tavola b/n a pagina 397 che riproduce Carta Geografica del MADAGASCAR. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libri Antichi e Rari di A. Castiglioni]
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        Los titulos de Castilla en las familias de Chile

      Imprenta Nacional 1894-1895, Santiago de Chile - Obra completa de los dos tomos encuadernados en un mismo volume completando 514 pag. con sus respectivas portadas [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Woodblock Paintings of Orchids and Bamboos by Chinese Qing dynasty artist Wu Huancai. Four volumes complete. Lan Shi Hua Pu

      Gu Lian Hua Chi Hua Nan Yan Bei Cao Tang Ke Ben 1894 - First edition, first printing. Folio, 46*29.2*4cm; wt: 3.6kg. Complete with original wooden boards. Oriental stitched binding. Some seals by previous owner. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        When Life is Young; A Collection of Verse for Boys and Girls

      The Century Co., New York 1894 - Some light foxing. Gilt top edge. BAL 4787. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Collectorsemall]
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        JUNGLE BOOK and THE SECOND JUNGLE BOOK

      London: Macmillan and Co., 1894, 1895. Together 2 volumes. First editions. With illustrations by J. Lockwood Kipling, W. H. Drake and P. Frenzeny. 8vo, publisher’s original polished navy blue cloth lettered and elaborately decorated in gilt on each volume, a.e.g. 212; 238, ads pp. A very pleasing, very handsome, bright and clean and sharp set, unusually nice copies. Spine ends and corners all very well preserved, with only the very lightest evidence of age. Hinges are very tight and very strong and without defect. IMPORTANT FIRST EDITIONS, FIRST ISSUES OF THIS CLASSIC WORK. The stories of Mowgli, a human child lost in the jungles of India and raised by wild animals, struck a cord with readers who somehow found him and his animal friends easy to relate to despite the bizarre circumstances. Arguably the best loved of Kipling’s many delightful works for children and a true classic of its genre.

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        THE JUNGLE BOOK.-THE SECOND JUNGLE BOOK

      Macmillan and co.London.,1894 + 95. FIRST EDITIONS.Two volumes.With illustrations by J.L.Kipling,W.H.Drake and P.Frenzeny.Original blue cloth with gilt illustrations to front boards and spines,which are also lettered in gilt.All edges gilt.Jungle book has a previous owners name and date 1894 on front blank endpaper.Some very light foxing to a few pages,mostly the page edges.Second Jungle book has heavier foxing,mostly to the first and last few pages.Inner hinges of both books still firm and tight.Some minor rubbing to cloth edges and small amount of loss to the very top of the spine on Jungle Book but still overall a very good set of these classic books.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        La Normandie monumentale et pittoresque, édifices publics, églises, châteaux, manoirs, etc. Evreux & Conches.

      Lemale |& Cie 1894 - - Lemale & Cie, Le Havre 1894, 51,5x39,5cm, relié. - Edition originale dont il n'est pas fait mention de grand papier.Reliure de l'éditeur en plein cartonnage vert sapin, dos lisse orné de motifs typographiques dorés, date en queue, premier plat richement illustré de la reproduction en motif doré de monuments d'Evreux, gardes et contrepltas de papier à la cuve.Ouvrage illustré de 15 héliogravures hors texte de P. Dujardin d'après les photographies de Paul Robert et de la collection de monuments historiques. Cartonnage très frais.Agréable état intérieur sans aucune rousseur. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Le Gallerie Nazionali Italiane. Notizie e documenti per cura del Ministero della Pubblica Istruzione- Brera, Parma, Modena, Venezia, Firenze, Roma e i Musei Civici Italiani.

      Unione cooperativa editrice e stabilimento fototipico Danesi, Roma 1894 - Prime 5 annate (1894-1902) di questo raro e lussuoso Periodico d'Arte curato direttamente dal Ministero della Pubblica Istruzione). Cinque volumi in 4° grande(36,5x25); elegante legatura coeva in mezza pergamena con piatti esternamente decorati in bella carta xilografata, sguardie marmorizzate, al dorso etichette marroni con titoli dorati (qualche segno di usura). Volume I (1894) pagine VI- 1 foglio indice non numerato - 224- Apparato iconografico costituito da 18 tavole Volume II (1896) pagine: Antiporta editoriale a piena pagina -2 fogli indice non numerati-349- Apparato iconografico costituito da 30 Tavole Volume III (1898) pagine: Antiporta editoriale a piena pagina - 2 fogli indice non numerati-284-XC- Apparato iconografico costituito da 24 Tavole + 4 doppie Volume IV (1899) pagine: Antiporta editoriale a piena pagina - 2 fogli indice non numerati-376-XLV -Apparato iconografico costituito da 53 Tavole 53 + 2 doppie + 1 quadrupla Volume V (1902) pagine: 3 fogli con lettera Adoldo Venturi e indice non numerati-392-Apparato iconografico costituito da 49 Tavole + 30 tavole per il Libro di disegni del Giusto. Opera rara e ricercata con alcuni volumi intonsi, difetti insignificanti, stato più che buono. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libri Antichi e Rari di A. Castiglioni]
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        The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

      Newnes, UK 1894 - 1st Edition 1894. Book is very good+ with lightly soiled/rubbed but bright boards. Gilt work on spine and boards a little dulled. Boards lightly marked. Nice clean contents. Some pages with odd foxing spots. Small name to endpaper. Endpapers cracked at hinges biut book tight and sqaure. PLEASE DOUBLE CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE. Digital images available upon request.Ref 5656 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lasting Words Ltd PBFA]
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        MEMOIRS OF SHERLOCK HOLMES.

      Harper and Brothers, New York 1894 - Blue cloth, spine slightly darkened, fraying at extremities. Hinges weakening but intact. Neat ink name at bottom of front free endpaper. This is the true first edition, first issue of the American publication of the Memoirs. The fourteenth adventure of Sherlock Holmes, "The Cardboard Box" is included, excluded in the second issue at Mr. Doyle's request. Illustrated throughout. Quite a nice copy of the second series of tales of Sherlock Holmes chronicled by the faithful Dr. Watson. 281pp. with six pages of advertisements at the conclusion. Green and Gibson A14c. Octavo [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Glenn Books, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Australian Photo Album, with 47 Views of Victoria, New South Wales, Tasmania, ca 1880 to 1894.

      - Wonderful photograph album of Victoria, New South Wales, and Tasmania, with large photographs and manuscript titles. A total of 47 photos, with 33 of Victoria, 6 of New South Wales, 5 of Tasmania, 1 of New Zealand, and 2 others. Each photograph is lightly tipped on to the album paper, with blank verso. Most of the photographs are by an unknown photographer; there are also some signed by J.W. Beattie, Thomas Foster Chuck, Frank Arnold Coxhead, C. Rudd, and J.P., possibly John Paine.One of the most striking & largest photograph is of "Aboriginals of Lake Tyers". It is an outdoor view of a family group of aborigines, from children to grand parents, dressed in western clothing, with spear, boomerangs and lean-to behind them. Others include some rather poetic views of woodcutters at Black Spur & Fernshaw; a couple of gold mining at Bendigo including Garden Gully United Gold Mining Company, with houses in fore and background. There is a series of some very striking studies of Melbourne buildings including the Empire Building, Collins St. West; Prell's Building, corner of Queen St. and Flinders Lane; Austral Chambers, Queen St., with Austral Chambers sign and "Offices to Let", by Selby & Co., 97 Queen St.; Grand Hotel, Spring St., with carriages at the front; Federal Coffee Palace, Collins St., #102, showing electrical workers, 3 of whom have climbed electrical poles; "Tuck's Buildings" (or Luck's?), Elizabeth & Flinders St, with the caption "Rent of Shop L 22.10 per week"; Government Public Offices (Melbourne), #48, with a dirt road in the foreground; Melbourne Hospital with a train moving past in the foreground; Centennial Exhibition Procession, August 1st, 1888, with Victorian Confectioner's Society banner in front; St. Kilda Jetty, busy with people fishing; another showing neighboring jetty, Hegerty's Railway Baths for Gentlemen, and fishermen with the town behind them; The New Prince's Bridge, with scattered construction debris; The Melbourne Hotel, #10, with the #220 Carlton and Abbotsford tram in the foreground; Collins St. from Elizabeth St., looking east, #73, with a busy street scene and a George & George flag flying; Modern Permanent Building Society offices, with Kilpatrick & Co. Watchmakers & Jewelers, a police box, and Auchalps Sales Rooms; Bourke St., Melbourne, full length looking west with trams, a horse and cart, Mayger's Imperial Hotel at the right and Old Whitehart Hotel at the left; Town Hall, Melbourne, a view looking down, with 2 trams & Martin & Leasances Pharmacy sign visible; Elizabeth St., Melbourne, a great snap shot view of people, traffic, a wagon and cart, electric lights, and a large Cullis Hill & Co. sign; Elizabeth St., Melbourne, a snap shot view with street traffic, a tram, the Sunbeam Tea and Luncheon Rooms in the foreground, and Lincoln Stuart & Co. in the distance; Bourke St., Melbourne, a snap shot view toward E. A. Petherick Booksellers & Publishers, with trams and traffic.There are three views of ships - H. M. S. Calliope in Port Philip (Hobson's Bay), with 3 yachts, a tender and row boat; The Liverpool, largest sailing ship afloat; Steamship Cavo Romano New Orleans Feb 26th 94, docked with several crew sitting on barrels (with a tear). The NSW photographs are taken in and around Sydney, mostly signed "J.P.", possibly John Paine, 1834 - 1915, including Manly Cove; Harbour from Neutral Bay, with a building under construction in the foreground, and harbour and ships in the distance; Harbour from McMahon's Hill, with flags, ferries, row boats and sailing ships; Farm Cove, with ships and Government House in the distance; Coogee (?), with a hut in the foreground; trams in a turning circle, a beach and vacant land in the distance and an unidentified grand public building, with a horse and carriage visible. The Tasmanian photographs are unsigned. "Port Arthur, Tasmania" is a small panoramic view with the Penitentiary, ruins of Church and Model Prison, noted in the margins. Hobart from the lower slop [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints, ABAA]
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        The Bostonian [and] National Magazine, Volumes 1-49 (1894-1921)

      Boston, Mass.: Bostonian Publishing Company; W.W. Potter Co.; Chapple Publishing Co.. (1894-1921). First. Magazine. A consecutive run of the first 49 volumes from 1894-1920. Octavos (the last three volumes are folios). A long run of monthly issues bound in half calf or full cloth, most with the original illustrated wrappers and advertisements bound in, and including four single issues in wraps. Founded in 1894 as The Bostonian, the magazine was re-named The National Magazine in 1896 to reflect its expanded coverage of American topics and letters. It became the leading national journal of American life and Washington affairs before the rise of TIME and LIFE magazines in the 1920s and 1930s. The earliest issues from 1894-1896 featured articles on the Boston theater, music, women's clubs, and general arts and letters. These topics were covered on a national scale when the magazine expanded its coverage in the late 1890s, along with increasing coverage of international affairs. An ex-library set with bookplates and ink stamps, volumes 1-16 only also have perforated stamps, else overall a good set with a few scattered internal tape repairs. A nice comprehensive assemblage of notable Americana and popular culture. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Rivista Geografica Italiana.Anno I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII e VIII 1894 - 1901, vol. I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII.

      Societa Editrice Dante Alighieri 1894 - 1901, Roma, - fotografie b/n, carte, VIII-, 664 p. + VIII, 644 p. + IX, 608 p. + VIII, 600 p. + VII-, 564 p. + VII-, 648 p. + VI-, 620 p. + 672p., titolo dorato con il numero del volume. Bella copia.

      [Bookseller: Bouquinerie du Varis]
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        Shepp's New York City Illustrated: Scene and Story in the Metropolis of the Western World

      1894 Globe Bible Publishing Co. 1894 - No dust jacket. 528 pages, with, as the title page says: "How Two Million People Live and Die, Work and Play, Eat and Sleep, Govern Themselves and Break the Laws, Win Fortunes and Lose Them, and so Build and Maintain the New York of To-Day. The Business and Social Capital of America, Portrayed by Pen and Camera, in all its Phases, from Palace to Hovel, and from Millionaire to Tramp. Elegantly Illustrated with about Three Hundred Half-Tone Plates, Made in the Highest Style of the Engraver's Art, from Photographs Taken Expressly for this Work." Embossed leather-bound boards with gold printing Both boards are separated completely from the text block. Boards are worn around the edges, back board is scratched, and the spine cover is missing, plus three pages at the front and two and the back are separated from the binding. Gilded text block edges. First few pages are chipped around edges and worn, but by the Contents pages, the volume is tightly bound, with no marks or writing. Last ten or so pages are chipped and foxed at edges. This heavy volume will require additional postage if shipped outside of the United States. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Annamites et Extrême-Occidentaux: Recherches sur l'origine des langues

      Hachette, Paris, 1894. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Text is in French. Text clean. Numbers written lightly on front free endpage. Front and rear hinges cracked, but binding still secure. Front and rear endpapers detached, laid in. Tanning to spine. Binding shaken. Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Previous owner's name on pastedown. Gift inscription to previous owner on front free endpaper. Numerous colored and black & white illustrations. Half leather boards bumped and worn at corners, edges and spine ends. Boards sunned, rubbed through to boards on edges. Some illustrations span two pages. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 117771..

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        The Ebb-Tide. A Trio and Quartette

      London: William Heinemann,, 1894. Octavo. Original dull gold pebble-grained cloth, pictorial decoration and titles to upper board and spine in black. Housed in a terracotta solander box made by The Chelsea Bindery. Mild toning to endpapers, spine very slightly cocked and with a trace of rub at the tips, a lovely copy in the exceptionally scarce printed dust jacket, with some minor loss at the ends of the spine panel, rather tanned and a little marked. First edition, first issue (the cloth is indicative). The second of two novels with South Seas settings written in collaboration with his stepson, The Ebb-Tide "had its origins in a much longer novel, The Pearl Fisher, planned in 1889; it is a grim and powerful story of moral depravity and evil whose four main characters Stevenson himself called 'such a troop of swine' (Letters, 8.107). There are parallels between The Ebb-Tide and 'The Beach of Falesá', regarded as one of his finest short stories" (ODNB). This is the only recorded copy of this edition known to have survived in dust jacket.

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        The Works

      Edinburgh: by T. and A. Constable for Longmans Green and Co., , 1894. [Including Treasure Island; Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde; Kidnapped; Catriona.] 34 volumes, octavo. Recent burgundy morocco, spines gilt in compartments, blue and black morocco labels, marbled endpapers, decorative roll to boards and top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Illustrations throughout. Some occasional light foxing, an excellent set. The Edinburgh Edition, known for the high quality of its printing and paper. One of a limited edition of 1035 numbered sets initialled by the publisher on the limitation page. Complete with the concluding two volumes of Stevensoniana issued in 1903 and 1917, often lacking.

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

      London: George Allen, 1894.. First edition thus. 8vo. (xxviii), 476, (2) pp. Publisher's ornately gilt decorated green cloth with a peacock design to the upper board and spine, all edges gilt, contemporary gift inscription to the half title. Small neat tear to the head of the spine, a very good copy overall. Numerous illustrations

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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 Lovely copy bound in recent leather binding of full tan morocco, the spine with raised bands, red title label, the label 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 bound in at the back of the book. A 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.:

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        Pride and Prejudice I OF 275 COPIES

      GEORGE ALLEN RUSKIN HOUSE, LONDON 1894 - Thompson Edition, Printed on copyright page: One of 275 Large Paper copies for Britain, with another 25 done for America. THUS THIS IS ONE OF 275 COPIES. The top fore edge gold gilt. 476 Pages (8 X 10 INCHES) Decorated title page, frontispiece, and large illustrations, 160 line drawings in all (printed on special China paper and laid down) by Hugh Thomson printed on Unbleached Arnold paper, and gilt lettering on 5 RIBBED GREEN LEATHER SPINE. THIS COPY HAS A GREEN LEATHER BINDING IS SIGNED BY HAVING a small identification stamp in gold gilt G P PUNTAM'S SON on the front leather inner board bottom. Rear leather inner board at bottom stamped in gold gilt The Knickerbocker Press. . I assume this copy which measures 7.25 x 10.25 inches and the Ruskin copies all have measured 5 x 7.5 inches OUR COPY MAY BE THE AMERICAN Market lovely copy of this scarce limited OVERSIZE 5 RIBBED GREEN LEATHER HARDBACK issue of the first Hugh Thomson edition. Bottom 1/4 inch of spine chewed to the point of missing. Triangular 3/4 inch section of leather missing from bottom front left cover . more images upon request. I HAVE FAILED IN MY RESEARCH TO FIND DOCUMENTATION OF THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE AMERICAN AND BRITISH EDITION THUS THIS IS ONE OF 275 COPIES ( 250 FOR BRITIAN, WITH ANOTHER 25 DONE FOR AMERICA. On 7/21/2012 10:10 PM, A Danny Jacks emailed me " America have two publishers listed on the title page with NO ADDRESS. They have printed on the title page as follows: "New York: Macmillan&Co., London: George Allen." PLEASE REQUEST MORE IMAGES IF NEEDED. DATE PUBLISHED: 1894 EDITION: LIMITED ED 476 good REPRINT OF THE FAMOUS PEACOCK EDITION. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Meine Kinderjahre. Autobiographischer Roman.

      Berlin W, F. Fontane & Co. 1894. - FL0821 19 x 13 cm. Blauer Oleinenband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und schwarz-grünlich gestaltetem Vorderdeckel. Ecken und Kanten etwas berieben. VI (+1), 321 (+7) Seiten. Unauffälliges Exlibris im vorderen Innendeckel, das Bezugspapier im Innengelenk gerissen, Vorbesitzereintrag auf Vorsatz in Tinte. Seiten 223/224 am Rand oben mit ca. 1cm Einriss, sonst von wenigen kleinen Fingerfleckchen abgesehen sauber. Gutes Exemplar. Erstausgabe Schobeß 187, Wilpert/Gühring 39. 550

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        THE TRAGEDY OF PUDD'NHEAD WILSON. And the comedy THOSE EXTRAORDINARY TWINS

      1894 - With Marginal Illustrations. Hartford, Conn.: American Publishing Company, 1894. Original red-brown cloth decorated in black. First American Edition ("Pudd'nhead Wilson," but not "Those Extraordinary Twins," appeared a few weeks earlier in Britain). PUDD'NHEAD is a fascinating antebellum tale about two babies (one white and one "slightly" black) switched shortly after birth, one of whom ultimately sells his own mother into slavery in order to pay off his gambling debts. This novel has come to be regarded, along with HUCK FINN, as one of Twain's strongest statements on the subjects of miscegenation and on the degenerative impact of slavery. (Twain spun off "Those Extraordinary Twins" from the PUDD'NHEAD manuscript, when he realized that his planned comedy was rapidly turning into a tragedy.)~This copy is from the first printing, with gatherings 1, 2, 4, 6, 7 & 8 unsigned. Its condition is near-fine (very light wear at the corners). McBride p. 170; Blanck 3442. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson and the Comedy Those Extraordinary Twins.

      American Publishing Company, 1894 - First edition, first printing. Brown cloth decoratively titled and stamped black and gilt. Very minor wear to spine tips, spine with slight lean, overall near fine and bright with hinges firm and internally bright, in mylar cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson and The Comedy Those Extraordinary Twins

      American Publishing Company, Hartford 1894 - First edition, *BAL*'s first state. Small owner name, very slight bumping to the corners, and rubbing at the extremities, a near fine, tight copy. One of Twain's best known tales, of look-alike changelings, murder, and an early use of fingerprint evidence by the eponymous lawyer-turned-detective. Filmed for television in 1984 with Ken Howard as Wilson. *Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone*, *Johnson Highspot of American Literature*. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE JUNGLE BOOK. --- THE SECOND JUNGLE BOOK

      Macmillan and co. London. 1894 + 95. FIRST EDITIONS. Two volumes. 8vo. (7.6 x 5.2 inches). Illustrated throughout by J. L. Kipling, W. H. Drake and P. Frenzeny. Previous owners neat name, dated June 1894, on front blank endpaper of first volume. Fine leather bindings of recent full dark blue morocco, spines with five raised bands, the compartments ruled, decorated and lettered in gilt. Red title labels. Single gilt ruled border on boards. All edges gilt. Original gilt decorated blue cloth spines and front covers bound in at the end of each volume. Housed in a blue cloth covered felt lined slip case. A lovely set of these classic books.

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        The Jungle Book And, The Second Jungle Book

      The Century Co., New York 1894 - First American Edition, 1894 .The Jungle Book American Edition Was First Published On May 22 1894 And Reprinted Twice In 1894; This Is The 'Fifteenth Thousand' Issue Printed In 1894 In Which The Preface Was Omitted To Be Restored In The 1899 Uniform Edition; (See Richards, David: Rudyard Kipling, A Bibliography). Approximately 40 Illustrations; Eight Of The Illustrations Are By The Author"S Father John Lockwood Kipling. Original Green Blind Stamped Cloth With Gilt Title, Author's Name. Profile Of An Elephant In Gilt To The Front Cover And A Tiger To The Rear Cover. Blind Stamped Decoration To The Spine With Four Animals In Gilt. Top Of Pages In Gilt; Remaining Page Edges Are Rough Cut. Spine Is Slightly Cocked With A Tiny Rub To Outside Foot. Light Fade Left Top Back Cover. Lightly Worn At Corners And Spine; Minor Soiling To Some Pages; Very Minor Foxing Endpapers And Half-Title. Inked Owners Name, 'Henry Forbes Angus, Jan 1895' On Free Front Endpaper. (In 1971, Angus Was Made An Officer Of The Order Of Canada). Book Is Good To Very Good Condition And Of Gift Quality. The Second Jungle Book, Century Co, New York 1895. First American Edition / First Printing. Dated 1895 On The Title And Copyright Pages With No Additional Printings Listed. Orange Cloth Boards With Gold Lettering. Top Edge Gold Gilt. Original Red Cloth, Blind Stamped Pineapple Tree Decorations To The Front And Rear Covers And Spine; Gilt Title And Name On Cover And Spine; Top Of Page Edges Are Gilt. And Other Two Edges Are Rough Cut. Black And White Illustrations With Headpieces Decorated By John Lockwood Kipling. An Inscription On Free Front Endpaper Is In Same Script As Above:"Henry Angus From His Uncle Herbert Xmas 1895". Book Is Lightly Worn At Corners And Spine, Pages Are Clean With Only Very Minor, Occasional Soiling. In Very Good Plus Condition And Of Gift Quality. Additional Postage May Be Required [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Jungle Book

      MacMillan and Co, London and New York 1894 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd]
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        Sonnets and Lyrical Poems

      (Hammersmith: Printed by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, 20th February, 1894). . Limited edition, one of 310 copies printed on Flower paper. (xii), 197, (1) pp. Original full limp vellum, silk ties (one intact, the others frayed with loss), gilt lettered direct to spine, contemporary neat ownership inscription to first free endpaper. Spine slightly darkened, a few very minor marks, front and rear endpapers very lightly spotted, otherwise very good. The text is printed in black and red in Golden type. Peterson, A20a. Halliday Sparling, 20a.

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        JUNGLE BOOK * SECOND JUNGLE BOOK

      - KIPLING,RUDYARD. THE JUNGLE BOOK [AND] THE SECOND JUNGLE BOOK. London: Macmillan & Co. 1894, 1895. 2 volumes, 8vo (5 1/4 x 7 1/2"), blue gilt pictorial cloth, all edges gilt, 212, 238p. + 2p. ads, owner name on blank flyleaves, slightest bit of cover soil barely noticeable on volume two, slight edge rubbing and and wear to spine ends else really bright and VG+ copies housed in custom cloth box. First editions. Wonderfully illustrated with detailed black and whites by J. LOCKWOOD KIPLING and others. LAID-IN TO VOLUME ONE IS KIPLING'S SIGNATURE on a 6 x 3 1/2" card. This is beautiful set of an important children's classic. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE JUNGLE BOOK AND THE SECOND JUNGLE BOOK.

      MacMillan, London, 1894, 1895 - From TBCL's Children's Bookcase. Kipling, Rudyard THE JUNGLE BOOK AND THE SECOND JUNGLE BOOK. London: Macmillan, 1894, 1895. 8vo. 212, 238p. Classic First Editions, First Issue. Wonderfully illustrated in black & white throughout by Kipling's father, J. Lockwood Kipling with W. H. Drake & P. Frenzeny. The Jungle Book bound in full blue calf, four raised bands, gilt titles to spine, blue endpapers, the front cover bound in. A lovely near fine or better copy, all edges gilt WITH The Second Jungle Book bound in gilt ruled & titled half red calf & linen, five raised bands, covers bound in at the rear. A fine excellent example. "This most desirable pair will always fill an honorable place in any library of children's books" (Quayle 87). Richards A76 & A85; Stewart 123 & 132. Livingston 104, 116. A lovely mixed set of one of the cornerstone titles in children's literature & Kipling highlight & along with Just So Stories, his most beloved work. Custom red & blue leather slipcase. First published in magazine format in 1893-4. British Nobel laureate Rudyard Kipling was born in India lived there & in England & wrote these stories when he lived in Vermont. The tales are fables, using animals in an anthropomorphic manner to give moral lessons. The verses of The Law of the Jungle, for example, lay down rules for the safety of individuals, families & communities. Kipling put in them nearly everything he knew or "heard or dreamed about the Indian jungle." Other readers have interpreted the work as allegories of the politics & society of the time. The best-known of them are the three stories revolving around the adventures of an abandoned "man cub" Mowgli who is raised by wolves in the Indian Jungle with the help of Baloo the bear & Bagheera the black panther, & then has to fight the tiger Shere Khan. The most famous of the other stories are probably "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi", the story of a heroic mongoose, & "Toomai of the Elephants", the tale of a young elephant-handler. "The White Seal", in which the main character seeks a haven for his people where they would be safe from hunters, has been considered a metaphor for Zionism, then in its beginning. As with much of Kipling's work, each of the stories is preceded by a piece of verse, & succeeded by another. $2475 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Choix de fables de La Fontaine illustrées par un groupe des meilleurs artistes de Tokio.

      Imprimerie de Tsukidji. 1894 - 8vo. Two volumes in the original crepe paper covers, sewn, Japanese style. Original folder and slipcase.(50 pp. and 50 pp.) 28 double page colour woodcuts. Choix de fables illustrated by Kajita Hanko, Kano Tomonobu, Okakura Shusui, Kawanabe Kyosui and Eda Mahiko, under the direction of Pierre Barboutau. The slipcase lacking one panel and rubbed. From the library of Stephanos Carathèodory with his engraved bookplate. Stephanos Carathéodory, was an Ottoman Greek who had studied law in Berlin and then served as secretary in the Ottoman embassies in Berlin, Stockholm and Vienna. Stephanos had married Despina Petrocochino, who came from a Greek family of businessmen who had settled in Marseille. At the time of his son Constantin's birth, the family were in Berlin since Stephanos had been appointed there two years earlier as First Secretary to the Ottoman Legation. The Carathéodory family, originally from Bosnochori or Vyssa, was well established and respected in Constantinople, and its members held many important government positions. Stephanos Carathèodory was the father of Constantin Carathéodory (or Constantine Karatheodori) (13 September 1873 – 2 February 1950) was a Greek mathematician. He made significant contributions to the theory of functions of a real variable, the calculus of variations, and measure theory. His work also includes important results in conformal representations and in the theory of boundary correspondence. In 1909, Carathéodory pioneered the Axiomatic Formulation of Thermodynamics along a purely geometrical approach. Known correspondence of Carathéodory-Einstein can be seen as facsimile in Einstein Archives Online (11 items). Three letters concern mathematics and these are printed in vol.8 of Einstein's Collected Works (Princeton Univ. Press 1987) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        THE SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT

      1894 - Or The Adventures of Claudius Bombarnac. New York: Lovell, Coryell & Company, n.d. [1894]. 10 pp (paginated 3-12) undated ads. Original tan cloth pictorially decorated in brown. First American Edition, the only Verne title published by this publisher. As noted in T&M, the U.S. Book Company copyrighted this tale (titled CLAUDIUS BOMBARNAC) in September 1894, and two copies were deposited, but no such book was ever published. On October 9th they copyrighted the same tale as SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT. (It was also during the month of October that Sampson Low published its edition in London.) Then on November 10th, Lovell Coryell published THE SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT (adding a "THE"), with 52 illustrations, as here (Lovell Coryell was affiliated with United States Book Co., and the latter's copyright appears on this copy's copyright page). It was also so issued in wrappers. By December, E. A. Weeks of Chicago also came out with an edition of this title.~This is a very good-plus copy (minor soil and edge-wear, marginal chip in one ad leaf, faint crease in rear board). This is one of the toughest American Vernes to find, and this is only the second copy we have seen in thirty years. Taves & Michaluk V040. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        "IN THE QUARTER"

      CHICAGO, IL: F. TENNYSON NEELY. VG+/NONE. 1894. 1ST THUS. COPYRIGHT 1894 ON VERSO OF TITLE PAGE/ ORIGINALLY ANONYMOUSLY PUBLISHED THIS IS THE FIRST EDITION WITH THE AUTHOR'S NAME . VERY ATTRACTIVE DECORATED BROWN CLOTH WITH TOP EDGE GILT, NEAT OWNERSHIP SIGNATURE ON THE FFEP AND THE TITLE PAGE, AND SPINE A BIT DARKENED. A VERY NICE COPY. .

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        Gladiators of The Prize Ring or Pugilists of America and Their Contemporaries from James J. Corbett to Tom Hyer with Biographical Sketches and Authentic Records of Their Victories and Defeats Embracing All Men of Note.

      Pugilistic Publishing Company, Philadelphia 1894 - First edition. Folio. Cloth covered boards. Some erosion and staining to the cloth, hinges a little loose, a good only copy. Full-page photographs of boxers with biography. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Durch Massailand zur Nilquelle. Reisen und Forschungen der Massai-Expedition des deuschen Antisklaverei-Komite inden Jahren 1891-1893.,

      Berlin, Dietrich Reimer, 1894 - XIII S., 1 Bl., 385 S. Mit 27 Tafeln, 140 Textabbildungen in Heliogravüre, Lichtdruck und Autotypie nach Photographien und Skizzen des Verfasserns und 1 mehrfach gefalt. Karte (in Rückentasche, mit Korrekturzettel). Henze II, 200 ff. Kainbacher 33,5. - 1 Tafel mit hinterlegtem Randeinriss, 1 1 Bl. mit kleinem Randeinriss. - Beschreibung der über 4000 km langen Ostafrika-Expedition Baumanns (1864-1899), die zum grössten Teil durch Neuland führte. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1250 Gr.-8°, HLeder, dreis. Rotschnitt

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