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        Pride and Prejudice

      London: George Allen,, 1894. With a Preface by George Saintsbury and illustrations by Hugh Thomson. Tall octavo. Original brown cloth, titles to spine gilt, top edge trimmed, others untrimmed. Frontispiece and illustrations printed on china paper by Hugh Thomson. Single sheet from a 1927 auction catalogue laid-in. Spine and head of front cover faded, very slight rubbing to extremities, top edge dust toned, light foxing to edges and endpapers; an excellent copy. First illustrated edition, large paper issue, one of 250 copies released in England; a further 25 copies were released in the US. Thomson's "light touch and feeling for period manners provide a charming and accessible gloss to the author's work" (ODNB). This was the first edition to feature illustrations accompanying the text; Bentley's 1833 edition and subsequent printings had featured only a frontispiece.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        A Commentary on Ten Arabic Poems. Namely, the Seven Mu'allakat, and Poems by al-A'sha, an-Nabighah, and 'Abid ibn al-Abras. Edited for the first time, from the MSS., of Cambridge, London, & Leiden by Charles James Lyall.

      Calcutta: Printed for the Asiatic Society of Bengal at the Baptist Mission Press, 1894 - Quarto (315 x 250 mm). Contemporary red pebble-grain cloth, title gilt to the spine, edges untrimmed. British historian J. F. S. Parker's copy, with his ownership inscription dated St Anthony's College, Oxford, 1960 to the front free endpaper, and his University of York, Department of History ink-stamp to the title page verso. Mild wear to extremities, a few marks to boards, light browning throughout, a few minor splits and chips to the page edges, old japanese tissue repair to bottom edge of 5 early leaves and final leaf, touching one line of text, still wholly legible, Arabic title and contents leaf misbound between pp. 96-7. A good copy. First edition, in the original Arabic, of this authoritative commentary on the Mu'allaqat and three further Arabic poems from the pre-Islamic period; the poems themselves are printed in full, with the commentary between each line. Al-Tibrizi (1030-1109), a native of Tabriz in Iran, "was a philologist, a great authority on poetry For a time he was a teacher a teacher in Egypt, then he moved to Baghdad where he taught at the Nizamiyya Academy until his death. According to a report given by Yaqut, he was addicted to wine and often drunk when teaching; apparently this did not impair his scholarly reputation He wrote several highly respected commentaries on ancient poetry, such as the Mu'allaqat" (Encyclopaedia of Arabic Literature, vol. 2, p. 440). The editor, Lyall, was a senior administrator in the Indian civil service, and "notwithstanding his formidable official duties, also established himself as one of Britain's foremost scholars of Eastern languages. At Balliol he had distinguished himself as a student of Hebrew, and from there he moved on to Arabic, Persian, and Hindustani His chief devotion, however, was to the early, pre-Islamic, literature of the Arabs, and on this subject he published a number of works" (ODNB). He compiled this work at the request of Cambridge Arabist William Wright (1830-1899), who needed a poetry textbook for his students. This copy has been profusely annotated by a contemporary hand writing in English and in highly accomplished Arabic, providing variant readings and additions from a manuscript "F.", apparently as an advanced scholarly exercise: these annotations have themselves been marked up in pencil referring to various secondary sources such as the Lisan al-'Arab and Wright's Grammar of the Arabic Language, and a pencilled note on the final page 164 reads "Collation finished 13/3/95". An intended supplement of critical notes appears to have never been published. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Bayou Folk

      Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1894. Very Good. First edition. 12mo. 312, [2]pp. Green cloth titled and decorated by Sarah Wyman Whitman in gilt. Very slight sunning to the spine and a few lightened areas on the front board, still an attractive very good or better copy of the author's first regularly published book (preceded by a rare pamphlet), a collection of short fiction which includes her best known story, Desiree's Baby. Chopin, of French and Irish extraction, wrote sensitive and inciteful stories after the manner of De Maupassant, and enjoyed some popularity until her beautifully written novel, The Awakening, about a mixed marriage and a married woman's love for a man not her husband. Despite the relative tameness of the subject now, the novel rendered her persona non grata in regular publishing circles, from which she never recovered. Her understanding of both the contemporary feminine mind, and her observations of her Louisiana Creole neighbors were unparelled for the time.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        A CATALOGUE OF THE DEVICES AND THEIR PARTS MANUFACTURED BY THE UNION SWITCH & SIGNAL CO., 1894

      Union Switch and Signal Company, Swissvale, PA 1894 - Large 12 x 9.25 inch catalogue. Sections include; The Saxby & Farmer Improved Interlocking Machine; Stevens Machine, Facing Point, Bridge and Bolt Locks; Rocking Shafts and Bell Cranks; Lamps; Standard CAbin for Saxby & Farmer Improved Interlocking Machine; Electro-Pneumatic Interlocking Interlocking Machine; Station Block Signals; Standard Semaphores; Union Electric Banner Signal and the Union Electric Target Signal; Union Lock and Block System; Railroad Crossing Frogs; Electro-Pneumatic Dwarf Signal; etc. etc. A large catalogue of railroad signaling hardware with numerous photographs and illustrations of the appliances and parts that can be ordered. 351 pages. Quite a few added blue plates with updated appliances and parts tipped in throughout the text. Bound in original black cloth with beveled edges and lettering stamped in silver. Previous owner's lettered cloth strip along the top of the front cover. Backstrip has been glued on by previous owner. Interior hinges have been professionally repaired. The worn cover itself is good. The pages are very good or better. The book remains solid and very usable. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine & Rare Books, ABAA]
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        A CATALOGUE OF THE DEVICES AND THEIR PARTS MANUFACTURED BY THE UNION SWITCH & SIGNAL CO , 1894

      Swissvale, PA: Union Switch and Signal Company, 1894 Large 12 x 9.25 inch catalogue. Sections include; The Saxby & Farmer Improved Interlocking Machine; Stevens Machine, Facing Point, Bridge and Bolt Locks; Rocking Shafts and Bell Cranks; Lamps; Standard CAbin for Saxby & Farmer Improved Interlocking Machine; Electro-Pneumatic Interlocking Interlocking Machine; Station Block Signals; Standard Semaphores; Union Electric Banner Signal and the Union Electric Target Signal; Union Lock and Block System; Railroad Crossing Frogs; Electro-Pneumatic Dwarf Signal; etc. etc. A large catalogue of railroad signaling hardware with numerous photographs and illustrations of the appliances and parts that can be ordered. 351 pages. Quite a few added blue plates with updated appliances and parts tipped in throughout the text. Bound in original black cloth with beveled edges and lettering stamped in silver. Previous owner's lettered cloth strip along the top of the front cover. Backstrip has been glued on by previous owner. Interior hinges have been professionally repaired. The worn cover itself is good. The pages are very good or better. The book remains solid and very usable. . Softcover.

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine and Rare Books]
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        AFRIKA. - Stuhlmann, Franz. Mit Emin Pascha ins Herz von Afrika. Ein Reisebericht mit Beiträgen von Dr. Emin Pascha, in seinem Auftrage geschildert. Im amtlichen Auftrage der Kolonial-Abtheilung des Auswärtigen Amtes herausgegeben.

      Bln., Reimer 1894 - 2 Tle. in 1 Bd. 28 x 19,5 cm. 1 Bl., XXI, 901 S. Mit 2 Porträts, 32 Tafeln, 275 Textabbildungen und 2 mehrf. gefalt. farblithogr. Karten (lose in Hinterdeckellasche). Illustr. OLwd. mit Goldprägung, Rtit. und Farbschnitt. Henze V, 261f; Kainbacher 413, 1. - Erste Ausgabe. - Franz Stuhlmann (1863-1928) "deutscher Afrika-Forscher vom ersten Rang, der Begleiter Emin Paschas auf dessen amtlichen Zug (1890-1891) ins Zwischenseegebiet, Verfasser der gründlichsten u. gehaltvollsten Reisebeschreibung des ganzen ostafrikanischen Schrifttums jener Zeit. Sein Reisewerk ist eine selten ergiebige (nicht minder erquickliche), gleichmäßig strömende Quelle belehrendster Aufschlüsse über alle Natur- u. Kulturerscheinungen des zentralen Ost-Afrika, voll lichter Anschauung u. lebendiger Bildgestaltung, voll erzählerischer Spannung - eine bleibende Schöpfung" (Henze). - Einband nur minimal berieben. Sauberes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Das Liebeskonzil. Eine Himmels-Tragödie in fünf Aufzügen.

      Zürich. Verlags-Magazin (J. Schabelitz). 1895 (recte 1894). - 8°. 4 Bl., 78 S. Neuerer Halbleinwandband mit Rückenschild. Hayn-G. VI,17. - Wilpert-G. 11. - Erste Ausgabe. - Exlibris auf Innendeckel. Einband und erste Seiten etwas fleckig.

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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        A South Sea Lover. A Romance.

      1894 - Reprint, in Macmillan's Colonial Library. 8vo., cloth. London, Macmillan. Pencilled ownership inscription on the front free endpaper 'Roger Casement Cape Town June 30 1900', followed by a pencilled presentation inscription 'To Herbert from Roddie at (indecipherable) 12 Aubrey Walk Campden Hill Rd Sept 12th 1900.'. This last address belonged to a friend of Casement, who was at this address for two months between his travels. On the rear pastedown is inscribed in pencil in an unknown hand 'Those who only half live, remember can only half die. The rending of life from them has already been half accomplished', on the opposite endpaper a few traces of further pencillings, now erased. Pictorial bookplate to the front pastedown of Herbert and Sarita Ward, designed by Ward and engraved by Emery Walker. Head of spine torn, covers bubbled and damp-stained at the edges. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA]
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        [Album with unique panoramic photographs of Zanzibar and Madagascar].[Zanzibar, Madagascar, Mayotte, 1900]. Oblong album (25 x 34 cm) with 47 silver gelatin photographic prints, many with handwritten captions in French. The photographs vary in size from 8 x 5.5 cm to 27 x 20.5 cm. The 30 panorama photographs measure 5.5 x 17.5 cm. Brown cloth album made by M. Andouard in Paris, with decorated endpapers.

      A unique set of views from Zanzibar and Madagascar, taken five years after the French military intervention of 1894/95, also called the Second Madagascar expedition. The unidentified photographer can be seen in three of the photographs, wearing a white coat and white pith sun helmet. This was the French tropical style as used by white colonial troops since 1878, suggesting his involvement in the French colonial army. His travel partner is occasionally shown as well. Their visit took place during the final years of Tippu Tip's (1837-1905) notorious slave trading activities in Zanzibar.The photo album opens with a portrait of a young Sakalavan woman in a beautiful dress. Three other photographs show other native women as well, including one family with a baby. The majority of the photographs are panoramic views, showing villages, harbours, coasts and landscapes, the first dated 28 November 1900. The only full-page photograph in the album shows an Arab caravan marching along the beach. Rare are the few photographs taken in Mayotte, giving some highly uncommon scenes of the island nation's pre-development era. Binding somewhat scratched, spine slightly worn. The front endpaper clipped. Only a few photographs slightly faded: in very good condition.

      [Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books (Since 1830)]
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        A History of the Art of Bookbinding. With Some Account of the Books of the Ancients

      Elliot Stock, London 1894 - Folio. xvi, 277,(1)pp. followed by 2pp publisher's catalogue. Illustrated. Blue cloth blocked in gilt on the spine and upper board, and in blind on the lower board. Top edge gilt. Patterned end papers. One of fifty numbered copies of which this is No. 6. A few spots of very light foxing, light wear to the edges and hinges else a very good copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books, ABAA]
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        Printed document announcing the Chrismation of his fiancee, Princess Alix of Hesse und bei Rhein, Livadia, 22 October 1894.

      St. Petersburg 22 October 1894 - One page, folio (328 x 212 mm), with integral blank; except some light spotting to margins, in excellent condition.

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        Map of Tokyo, With an advertisement for "Ogawa's Celebrated Collotype Albums". Yokohama, Kelly & Walsh, ca. 1894

      - First Edition.12mo, cardboard covers with multi-fold map affixed to front and back covers [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Far Eastern Booksellers / Kyokuto Shoten]
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        La charge. Tableau de bataille. -

      Perrin et Cie 1894 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-12. 40 pp. Reliure bradel plein maroquin vieux rouge. Dos lisse avec titre doré et date au talon. Couverture et dos conservés. Intérieur très frais avec un frontispice en deux états d'Édouard Detaille. Parfait état. EDITION ORIGINALE LIMITEE à 50 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande. EXEMPLAIRE UNIQUE enrichi de 15 aquarelles originales finement réalisées par DRANER, toutes signées. Draner (de son vrai nom Jules Jean Georges Renard), né le 11 novembre 1833 à Liège et mort en 1926 à Paris, est un dessinateur et caricaturiste belge. Le thème militaire, dont l'artiste a fait sa spécialité, est traité ici magistralement. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A JAPANESE-ENGLISH AND ENGLISH-JAPANESE DICTIONARY.

      - Tokyo 1894, Maruya. 3/4 Black leather over black cloth,962p. 17 x 25 cm., leather worn, 2 spine splits [roughly mended], contents solid very clean no foxing, 5th edition, published by Kelly & Walsh, in original binding, contents solid. A classic dictionary, highly reliable. A completely romaniz- ed dictionary, easy to use, romanization based on the "Hepburn System" as portrayed in this early example. * Hepburn was a medical missionary to Amoy & Singapore in 1843 to 1845. In 1859, after the opening of Japan to Americans he & his wife salied under commission of the Presbyterian Board for Kanagawa. They arrived in Japan Oct. 18th, 1959, and were among the first American missionaries in Japan. * He opened a dispensary, where by 1869 he was ministering to 30-50 Japanese patients daily. He also carried on a training class for young Japanese men. He was one of the founders and the first president of Meiji Gakuin, a boys' school in Tokyo. * His wife began classes for girls which was one of the first steps ever taken toward the education of Japanese women. In 1867, the current dictionary was issued, a pioneer work in the field & in 1891, he published a Bible dictionary, the profits were used for the Shiloh Church in Yokohama and the Meiji Gakuin. He also took an active part in the translation of the Bible in to Japanese being responsible for about three quarters. * Hepburn was a medical missionary to Amoy & Singapore in 1843 to 1845. In 1859, with the opening of Japan to Americans he & his wife salied under commission of the Presbyterian Board for Kanagawa. They arrived in Japan Oct. 18th, 1959, & were among the first American missionaries in Japan. He opened a dispensary, where by 1869 he was ministering to 30-50 Japan- ese patients daily. He also carried on a training class for young Japanese men. He was one of the founders & the first president of Meiji Gakuin, a boys' school in Tokyo. His wife began classes for girls which ws one of the first steps ever taken toward the education of Japanese women. In 1867, the current dictionary ws issued, a pioneer work in the field, & in 1891, he published a Bible dictionary, the profits were used for the Shiloh Church in Yokohama and the Meiji Gakuin. He also took an active part in the translation of the Bible in to Japanese being responsible for about three quarters. ***

      [Bookseller: RARE ORIENTAL BOOK CO., ABAA, ILAB]
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        LIFE IN COREA.

      - New York 1894, Macmillan.Red cloth, very clean, 317p., 34 bw photos, 4 illustrations, appendix, foldout color map, some pages uncut, quite crisp, clean bright copy solid copy of a RARE book! Excellent source by the Vice Consul in Korea. Covers Japan treaty with Corea, the city of Seoul, journeys inland, the people, customs, Corean language, etc. . A fascinating primary work from the first British Vice-Consul in Seoul, and a very keen observer ! . With lucid commentaries on Coreans in Peking, paper, timber, ginseng, collisions with France & the U.S., Japanese treaty, Harry Parkes negotiates a treaty. Benighted at Mapu, road to Soul [sic for Seoul], first night's quarters, frost, flies, gold washing. Lost on the mountains & Fusan. . Accounts of Phyong-yang, geography of Corea, Chemulpo, audience of a King, flora and birds, Un-jin Miriok, Phaju, Im-jin river, Song-do, Corean pottery, meet Dr. Gottsche. Stone throwing, women's hats. . Also about Wi-ju, silk manufacture, Chhu-san, wild ducks, Corean alphabet, affinity to Japanese, resemblances between Corean & Cantonese and Chinese the official language. . A superb early narrative England's first account of Corea. *** REFRENCES: H. Cordier: BIBLIOTHECA SINICA 2960. * Pak: Western Books on Korea, # 22 . ***

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        Pride and Prejudice.

      London George Allen 1894 - Second impression of "the Peacock edition", 8vo., frontispiece, title vignette and illustration by Hugh Thomson, hinges pulling with resultant splitting to endpapers, original cloth with the stunning gilt depiction of a peacock on an urn to upper cover with related gilt decoration to spine, shelf-lean, some creasing to spine, but overall an attractive copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        Materials for the Study of Variation treated with Especial Regard to Discontinuity in the Origin of Species

      London, Macmillan, 1894. Octavo, xvi, 598, [2] (publisher's advertisements) pages with 209 line illustrations. Cloth slightly rubbed, marked and bumped at the extremities; edges a little foxed and tanned; occasional light foxing (confined mainly to the top margins); trifling signs of handling; a very good copy, uncut and partially unopened. William Bateson (1861-1926), the English biologist who founded and named the science of genetics and whose experiments provided evidence basic to the modern understanding of heredity; in 1900 he translated Mendel's seminal paper into English and became his champion in England, corroborating his principles experimentally. Unfortunately, he misinterpreted some of his results, leading him to refuse 'to accept the interpretation of linkage advanced by the geneticist Thomas Hunt Morgan. In fact, he opposed Morgan's entire chromosome theory, advocating his own vibratory theory of inheritance, founded on laws of force and motion, a concept that found little acceptance among other scientists' (Encyclopaedia Britannica online).

      [Bookseller: Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers]
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        A South Sea Lover A Romance

      Reprint, in Macmillan's Colonial Library. 8vo., cloth. London, Macmillan.

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd.]
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        Monograph of The Land & Freshwater Mollusca

      14 - Leeds - Taylor Brothers, 1894 Book. Hardcover. A collection of three works on land and freshwater mollusca. Comprising of a Structural and General Volume; a volume on Testacellidae, Limacidae and Arionidae taxonomic families; and a volume on Zonitidae, Endodontidae and Helicidae taxonimic families. Blind stamp throughout all volume for Brighton Public Library. Six plates to volume I, Twenty five plates to volume II and thirty five plates to volume III. This work reflects on a variety of slugs and snails. It describesmany genera, whilst looking at the distribution across the British Isles. Written by Conchologist John William Taylor. Condition: In a half morocco binding with cloth covered boards. bindings are library bindings with shelf numbers gilt stamped to tails. Externally, generally smart with heavy rubbing to the head and tail of spines and to the extremities. Rubbing is heavier to the first andsecondvolumes. Library plate and stamps to the front pastedown of all volumes from Brighton Public Library. Binder's stamp to the recto of front free endpaper to volume I 'John Phillipps'. Evidence of library plate removal to the recto of front endpaper of all vols. Binding to all volumes is slightly strained but firm. Tape repairs throughout the second volume (Testacellidae) which has a strained binding. Further tape repairs to the third volume (Zonitidae) binding. Blind stamp throughout all volumes for BrightonPublic Library. Shelf numberswritten to the verso oftitle page to all volumes. Stamps to the rear of plates to volume II and some plates to volume I and III. Tape repair to vi of volume III at the edge. Not affecting the text. Pages are generally bright. Occasional scattered spots . Overall:GOOD..

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        Eine lyrische Geschichte

      Auf dem Schmutztitel mit einer Widmung versehen bzw. signiert wie folgt: "Zur freundlichen Erinnerung an den Verfasser - Rudolf Bartsch - Übelbach, den 31. 8. 1894". - Es handelt sich dabei wohl um eine "Jugendsünde", veröffentlicht unter Pseudonym von Rudolf Bartsch. -- Rudolf Hans Bartsch (geb. 1873 in Graz, Steiermark gest. am 7. Februar 1952 in St. Peter bei Graz) war österreichischer Offizier und Schriftsteller. Bartsch schrieb Romane und Novellen, die das alte Österreich sentimental verklärten. Anfang bis Mitte des 20. Jahrhunderts ein Erfolgsschriftsteller mit hohen Auflagen. Der Verlag Pierson war auch als Auftragsverlag bekannt, d. h. man konnte gegen Bezahlung in einem "namhaften" Verlag veröffentlichen. -- Dieses Exemplar stammt aus dem Vorlass eines Botschafters i. R. Ein Vorfahr dieses Botschafters (ein Urgroßvater) hat ebenfalls zwei Gedicht-Bände in seinen jungen Jahren in diesem Verlag drucken lassen. (Daher wohl die Widmung / Zueignung zbw. die Bekanntschaft.) -- Buch in ordentlicher Erhaltung. Leinen leicht angestaubt, tadellose Bindung. - 147 Seiten. - Bankverbindungen in Österreich und Deutschland.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Birgit Gerl]
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        OLGA ROMANOFF OR THE SYREN OF THE SKIES. A SEQUEL TO "THE ANGEL OF THE REVOLUTION" ..

      London: Tower Publishing Company Limited, 1894.. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-viii [1] 2-377 [378-380: ads], errata slip pasted in between pages [viii] and [1], original pictorial olive-green silk-like cloth, front panel stamped in blue and black, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition, first issue with title page dated 1894 and no inserted illustrations by Fred T. Jane. In 2030, 125 years after the war depicted in THE ANGEL OF THE REVOLUTION, Olga Romanoff, a descendant of the Tsar of Russia, steals secrets and an airship from the Brotherhood of Freedom. She joins forces with Islam to take revenge on the West for Russia's defeat in the war. Before this new war to end war is fought between Islam and Christedom a comet wipes out all life on Earth except for the fugitive aerial terrorists. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-85; (1981) 1-85; (1987) 1-42; (1995) 1-42; and (2004) II-465. Bailey, Pilgrims Through Space and Time, p. 76. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 930. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 369. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 20. Clarke, Voices Prophesying War (1992), p. 229. Lewis, Utopian Literature, p. 76. Locke, Voyages in Space 93. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Stableford, Scientific Romance in Britain 1890-1950, pp. 47-8. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 57. Bleiler (1978), p. 87. Reginald 06381. Light rubbing to spine ends and corner tips, some rubbing along bottom edges, a bright, nearly fine copy. A superior copy of this book. (#156102)

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        L' Isola delle Donne. Viaggio a Engano

      Hoepli, 1894. 24 cm, ril. recente in mezza tela, titolo in oro al dorso, piatti marmorizzati, conserva la copertina originale p. xii, 312, 25 tavole anche ripiegate, 50 figure nel testo ed una grande carta geografica. Qualche brunitura, antico restauro all'occhietto, piccolo restauro all'angolo superiore di sette carte lontano dal testo. Assai raro, edizione originale

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        L'Isola delle donne. Viaggio ad Engano.

      U. Hoepli, Mailand, 1894. - EA. Mit 25 Tafeln mit fotogr. Abb. (eine davon mehrfach gefaltet), 50 Abb. im Text (überwiegend Zeichnungen, auch einige Fotos) sowie einer mehrfach gefalteten Farbkarte (diese NUR in KOPIE!!). Älterer HLn.-Band mit marmorierten Deckeln, OBroschur-Deckel mit eingebunden. Teils unaufgeschnitten. XII, 312 S. Gr. 8°. Einband sehr gut; Broschur-Titel sowie die ersten beiden Seiten teils leicht fleckig und mit teils hinterlegten Einrissen; im Schnitt sowie auf einigen wenigen Seiten teils sehr gering stockfleckig. Ansonsten sehr guter Zustand, sauber und vollständig. Neben dem 'Viaggio a Nias' von 1890 ein weiteres bedeutende ethnologische Reisewerk Modiglianis. Fast die gesamte bekannte frühe ethnologische Photographie der Insel Engano (heute Enggano! Wie Nias vor der Westküste Sumatras gelegen) stammt aus diesem Buch! Äußerst selten angeboten! Preisreduziert wegen der nur in Kopie vorhandenen Karte!.

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        Les Orchidees exotiques et leur culture en Europe

      Inhalt u.a.: Notions generales de botanique - Classement de la famille des Orchidees. Histoire des Orchidees. XIV. 1019 S. 18x26 cm. mit 1 Porträt von Linden und 140 Holzstiche im Text und auf teils doppelblattgroßen Tafeln. Neuer Halb-Ledereinband mit echten Bünden)Bild einer Tafel. Chez L'Auteur und Octave Doin. Bruxelles/Paris. 1894. Guter Zustand/Good condition. Halbleder/Hardcover. Sprache: französisch/french.

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        Pan. Af Løjtnant Thomas Glahns Papirer. Orig. udgave.

      1894 1894 - Kbhvn.: Philipsen 1894. [4] + 242 s. Enkelte blade med svag brunering i nederste margin, og det orig. bagomslag med lille reparation i øverste ydre hjørne, ellers rent og velholdt ubeskåret eksemplar indbundet med de orig. omslag og ryg i smukt privat halvlæder med guldtryk på ryggen. Bindet signeret Juul-Lassen.

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        History of the Great Island and William Dunn Its Owner, and Founder of Dunnstown.

      Williamsport, PA, Gazette and Bulleting Printing House, 1894. 8vo. Contemporary or publisher's half morocco over marbled boards, spine ornamented in gilt and with two contrasting lettering-pieces, gilt-ruled double fillets; pp. [iv], 46, 175-190, 217-242, [1, advertisements]; light wear to extremities, otherwise very good. ~b~Very rare first edition in book form, a well-researched history of Dunnstown, PA and the surrounding territory. 'The following pages were first printed in The Historical Journal, a quarterly magazine published by the subscriber- running through three consecutive issues ... The book has been bound in this form for the convenience of libraries and persons ...' (preface). Meginness, after participating in the Mexican campaign in the late 1840s settled in his home state of Pennsylvania.''He became the editor of the Jersey Shore Republican, a weekly newspaper, on June 9, 1852. He then devoted himself to his new career as a journalist, which began June, 1854. He also saw the importance of preserving the local history of certain sections of Pennsylvania. Meginness undertook the writing of a pioneer history of his state. He became a writer and editor of several papers and was present at the debates between Lincoln and Douglas. John Meginness served as the managing editor of the daily Lycoming Gazette, the oldest newspaper in Lycoming County, served as city editor of the Gazette and Bulletin and later, its editor in chief. He also founded the monthly magazine, The Historical Journal' (Texas Archival Resources Online). All his books are extremely rare. COPAC locates a single copy, at Cambridge.~i~

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        The Portuguese in India Being a history of the rise and decline of their eastern empire. (2 Volume Set)

      London: W.H. Allen & Co.. Very Good. 1894. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Blue cloth with bright gilt armorial decor to front boards. Slight chip to spine of Volume 2. Slight foxing to foredge. Contains pull-out map: 'Map of the Portuguese Territory of Goa shewing also the principal places of Sattari'. A very bright, clean set.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        The Molecular Tactics of Crystals

      Oxford at the Clarendon Press, Oxford 1894 - "The Molecular Tactics of Crystals" by William Thompson, 1st Baron Kelvin (or Lord Kelvin). Published in 1894 by Oxford at the Clarendon Press. The book measures 5.75'' x 9'' and is 59 pages. The book is in fair condition. The boards and spine are sunned and scuffed, and the spine is worn on part of the title, partially obscuring it. The corners are bumped and scuffed, and there is shelf wear on the spine. The text block is nearly detached from the boards. Remnant of a missing endpaper on the title page. Heavy toning and foxing on the pastedowns. One of the rear endpapers is completely detached form the binding. Some foxing on the text block but it is largely clean and complete. "William Thompson, 1st Baron Kelvin.was a Scots-Irish mathematical physicist and engineer who was born in Belfast in 1824.Absolute temperatures are stated in units of kelvin in his honour. While the existence of a lower limit to temperature (absolute zero) was known prior to his work, Lord Kelvin is widely known for determining its correct value as approximately ¿273.15 degree Celsius or ¿459.67 degree Fahrenheit." - Wikipedia This book will be of value to anybody with an interest in scientific history or with science and chemistry more generally. The author is a man who made lasting contributions to the field and who even has a unit of measurement named after him. Inventory # (H6-92) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Jungle Book and The Second Jungle Book

      London: Macmillan, 1894-95. First editions of both volumes in The Jungle Book. Octavo, two volumes, original blue cloth decorated and lettered in gilt, all edges gilt. In near fine condition with light rubbing. Illustrated by J. L. Kipling, W.H. Drake and P. Frenzeny. A nice bright set. The Jungle Book is a collection of fables which provide moral instruction by using animals anthropomorphically. Each story begins and ends with a verse, and the original publications contain some illustrations that were done by Rudyard's father John Lockwood Kipling. The inspiration for the book is evident. Kipling was born in India, and he spent his childhood there. Interestingly, Kipling wrote these stories when he lived in Vermont.

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        Palestine and Syria.

      Leipsic Karl Baedeker 1894 - Second edition. cxx, 444pp, 17 maps, 44 plans and a panorama of Jerusalem, publisher's red cloth gilt, slightly worn in parts ( 2 tiny holes on upper cover) ; a very good copy. In this edition the views have been eliminated except for the attractive folding panorama of Jerusalem. This is the famous edition which gave rise to a lawsuit brought by Howard ( a hotel owner in Jaffa and Jerusalem) against Baedeker with reference to some disparaging remarks in this volume about his hotels. Howard won the lawsuit and Baedeker was ordered to remove the critical comments. However in the next edition Howard's hotels were omitted and his business suffered greatly as a result. Issued c.1894 Hinrichsen E254. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Memoirs. now for the first time translated into English.

      London Privately printed by Nichols for Leonard Smithers and Robson & Karslake 1894 - Twelve volumes, 8vo (22.2 x 13.9 cm). 94 engraved plates after Jules-Adolphe Chauvet; Occasional light soiling and spotting, occasional light wear to deckle edges.) Uncut in full red straight-grained morocco by Wallis for Robson & Co, with stamp, spines richly gilt in compartments with raised bands, titled directly in gilt, covers with gilt triple-fillet border, gilt edges (extremities lightly rubbed; housed in six cloth slipcases. Provenance: J.B. Rund (bookplate, the same design stamped in blind on the front covers). ONE OF 50 LARGE-PAPER COPIES OF THIS LANDMARK OF EROTIC LITERATURE, EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED WITH PLATES BY CHAUVET. AN EXCELLENT SET IN PUBLISHER'S RED MOROCCO. Deluxe copies of this edition, fifty on hand-made paper and three on japan paper, were bound with a selection of erotic engravings by Barrault after Jules-Adolphe Chauvet (1828-c.1906). These were produced for a French edition of the 1870s, where the complete suite comprises 102 plates. In deluxe copies of this English edition the number always varies; for instance the copy in the British Library's Private Case, one of three on japan, is bound with 98 plates. This translation by Arthur Machen (1863-1947) is billed as the first in English, but expands and improves the very rare six volume English translation published by H. Neuhoff in 1863. Mendes 91; The Private Case 341. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Climbing and Exploration in the Karakoram-Himalayas.

      London T. Fisher Unwin 1894 - First edition. 8vo., xxviii, 709, [1] adverts, 127pp., 300 illustrations,one folding map of Kashmir, original tan pictorial cloth gilt, light wear to hinges, ownership inscription to half title (dated 1895), an excellent copy. This was the first major attempt to explore the Karakoram. The six-man expedition ascended the Hispar Glacier, then climbed up and down the Biafo and the Baltoro and achieved a height record. A remarkable achievement. Unfortunately most of the photographic plates which were to be used to illustrate the book were lost. This volume is also particularly significant for Conway's narrative of the expedition's sighting of K2 and reference to the mountain by its Indian Atlas letter and number code. This code was subsequently adopted as the standard name for the world's second highest mountain. Neate C103; Yakushi C336. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Treatise on Ecclesiastical Heraldry

      Edinburgh: W & A K Johnston. VG : in very good condition with with marbled eps. Heraldic book-plate on paste-down. Teg. 1894. First Edition. Cream hardback half-vellum cover with blue boards. 230mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). xiii, 580pp + plates. 36 tissue guarded b/w and colour plates. Includes list of subscribers and errata slip. .

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        A History of the Art of Bookbinding. With Some Account of the Books of the Ancients

      London: Elliot Stock, 1894. Limited edition. Hardcover. Fine. Folio. xvi, 277,(1)pp. followed by 2pp publisher's catalogue. Illustrated. Blue cloth blocked in gilt on the spine and upper board, and in blind on the lower board. Top edge gilt. Patterned end papers. One of fifty numbered copies of which this is No. 6. A few spots of very light foxing, light wear to the edges and hinges else a very good copy.

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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. Numerous illustrations. Neatly recased with subtle repairs to the spine ends, slight darkening to the gilt on the spine, else a lovely, bright copy.

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        A REMINISCENT HISTORY OF THE OZARK REGIONS

      Chicago: Goodspeed Brothers. Very Good. 1894. First Edition. Hardcover. Bound in clean maroon buckram cloth with gilt title on spine. All edges gilt. B/W photograph illustrations. Text tight & intact. A condensed general history, a brief descriptive history of each county, and numerous biographical sketches of prominent citizens of such counties. Pages 146, 214, 300, 383, 424, 441, 498, 589 and 607 handwritten research notes added. Pages 8-9 small ink stain. A few pages darkened from pressed flowers. Rare volume. South, Genealogy; B/W Photograph Illustrations; Thick 4to 11" - 13" tall; 787 pages .

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        Geologic Atlas of the United States. Jackson, Folio California ... Folio 11. Library Edition [cover title].

      Washington D. C., Engraved and printed by the U.S. Geological Survey, 1894. Large folio (55.5 x 47 cm); original printed wrappers with cloth back-strip; pp. [6], explanatory text inside wrappers, 4 colour-printed maps (geological and topographic); wrappers a little spotted, internally very good; provenance: Royal Institution, stamp on front cover. This ambitious publication came out between 1894 and 1945 in 227 issues, called Folios. This issue is devoted to a small part of the Californian Gold Belt, which is the headline of the fist portion of the text.

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        From Edinburgh to the Antarctic, an Artist's Notes and Sketches during the Dundee Antarctic Expedition of 1892-93

      Published by Longmans, Green and Co., London and New York 1894 - , ix, [3], 364, 32 pages, 2 maps, one coloured and one folding, numerous black and white illustrations throughout the text including vignette on title page, publisher's catalogue to rear. First Edition , wear to top and tail of spine with small tears, corners bumped, pages untrimmed, two small chips to edge of spine, pages foxed throughout, small tear to top of p11, previous owner's bookplate removed from front pastedown, binding slightly loose, just good condition , green stippled cloth, silver gilt titles to spine and front board, colour and silver gilt illustration to front board, gilt shield to front and rear board, coloured endpapers , octavo, 23 cm x 15 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die progressive allgemeine Paralyse (Krafft-Ebing). [Und]: Die infantile Cerebrallähmung (Simund Freud). [Und]: Die Krankheiten der Hirnhäute und die Hydrocephalie (F. Schultze). (= Specielle Pathologie und Therapie / herausgegeben von Hermann Nothnagel - IX. Band, dritter Theil, 1. Abtheilung).

      Alfred Hölder, Wien 1894, 1897 und 1901. - 108 S. - 327 S. mit teils gefalteten Tabellen, 258 S. mit 14 Abbildungen, Inhaltlich abgeschlossene Teile! Jeder Teil mit eigenem Titelblatt und Inhaltsverzeichnis! 1897 erschienene erste Ausgabe von Sigmund Freuds Monographie "Die infantile Cerebrallähmung" mit umfangreichem Literaturverzeichnis! Garrison-Morton 4708.2! ACHTUNG ABWESENHEIT! AUS BETRIEBLICHEN GRÜNDEN KANN IHRE BESTELLUNG ERST NACH DEM 25. AUGUST 2017 AUSGEFÜHRT WERDEN! DER NÄCHSTE VERSAND ERFOLGT VORAUSSICHTLICH AM MONTAG, DEN 28. AUGUST! Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1680 Groß 8°, marmoriertes Halbleder der Zeit mit Rückentitel, Einband eicht berieben, Titel mit Stempel eines Klinikums (ordnungsgemäß entwidmet), Papier leicht gebräunt, insgesamt gutes und innen sauberes Exemplar, [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Original design for an 1894 Christmas card

      (Olton, Warwickshire, England), 1894. Gaskin, Georgie. An original pen-and-ink drawing for a Christmas card designed by Georgie Gaskin for Laurence W. Hodson and his family, together with two early proofs of the card. Hodson, an important collector, philanthropist, and patron of the arts, was a good friend of both William Morris and Georgie and her husband Arthur Gaskin. Dated 1894, the card is illustrated with an elaborate border of roses, reminiscent of the works of the Kelmscott Press, surrounding a nativity scene of three angels looking upon a baby in a manger. A banner beneath the scene reads, "Laurence & Mary Hodson send greeting, Yuletide MDCCCXCIV," below which is an excerpt from the Christmas carol "In Bethlehem That Noble Place." The previous year, this carol appeared in "A Book of Pictured Carols Designed by Members of the Birmingham Art School," for which Gaskin provided the cover design. Both Georgie and Arthur Gaskin studied at the Birmingham School of Art, were strong proponents of the Arts & Crafts movement, and embraced the style and ideas of William Morris. The Gaskins were also well-known for their elegant handmade jewelry; Georgie designed the jewelry, and her pieces often featured elaborate flowering vines, a characteristic that can readily be seen in the border of this Christmas card design. Gaskin's corrections can be seen on the drawing where she reworked the border design. The two proofs show that another round of edits occurred during which Georgie changed the baby's face and excised and replaced the greeting itself. She also changed her signature and initials in the drawing from her maiden name of G.E.C. France to her married name of G.E.C. Gaskin. The back of the card is signed "Design for Xmas - Card - Georgie E. Cave France, Olton, Warwickshire, Nov. 1894." Georgie's name has been scratched out and "Mrs Arthur Gaskin" has been written beside it in another hand. Drawing pasted on thick card, which is roughly trimmed, and one proof shows some stains in the margins; otherwise, the drawing and proofs are in fine condition. (Drawing measures 7 15/16 by 5 15/16 inches; prints are on sheets measuring 12 3/4 by 10 inches, with printed areas of 7 1/4 by 5 3/8 inches).

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        The Jungle Book And the Second Jungle Book

      New York: Century Company, 1894. Copyright dates 1894 and 1914 This collectible set features children's literature. includes illustrations featuring jungle animals and Mowgli. Bound in cloth boards with gilt lettering and designs on the covers. Volume 1, previous owners name written on the inside bottom flyleaf on the inside front cover ex libris label. Foxing throughout, binding a little shaky. Volume 2 very small bookstore label on the inside lower right corner of the front cover. Spine lightly sunned, and along the groove front and back, top and bottom edges front and back. Very solid book. This set shows nicely with mild to moderate signs of wear and age. The boards of the "The Second Jungle Book" are solid. The pages are mildly foxing. The images are clear. Text and illustrations remain bright and clean, bindings are secure, a solid collectible set of books. First Edition. hardcovers. Very Good/No Jackets. Illus. by John Lockwood Kipling. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Collectible Children's.

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        Oeuvres completes. Tome I - Tome III. Tome I: Notice biographique par M.W. Spring, Travaux divers, Travaux sur les poids atomiques; Tome II: Notices et discours, Toxicologie et physiologie, Rapports; Tome III: Oeuvres porthumes.

      Librairie Européenne C. Muquardt, Bruxelles 1894 - 855 S. - 854 S. - 556 S. mit 3 Portraittafeln, ACHTUNG ABWESENHEIT! AUS BETRIEBLICHEN GRÜNDEN KANN IHRE BESTELLUNG ERST NACH DEM 25. AUGUST 2017 AUSGEFÜHRT WERDEN! DER NÄCHSTE VERSAND ERFOLGT VORAUSSICHTLICH AM MONTAG, DEN 28. AUGUST! Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 8500 4°, Halbleinen der Zeit mit Rückentitel, Bibliotheks-Exemplar mit kleinem Papier-Rückenschild, Stempel auf Titel, Ecken gering bestoßen, Papier minimal gebräunt, insgesamt gutes und innen sauberes Exemplar, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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