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        The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. Illustrations by Sidney Paget. As appeared in the Strand Magazine.

      London, George Newnes Ltd., 1894 - Hardback, Tall 8vo; 9.5 x 6.5 inches. In dark blue cloth with decorative gilt lettering to spine and front, with printed ?Strand Library? vignette to front. Beveled edge boards. Floral endpapers. All page edges gilt. In very good condition. Corners and edges a little rubbed, some darkening to spine and around edges of cloth. A couple of small marks, else cloth lovely and bright. Endpapers partly darkened with neat inscription to front ?Wilfred Gutch, with his Mothers best love 1894.? Cracks between endpapers but binding remains nice and tight. Some areas of light foxing to pages, else a very clean and tight copy. Profusely illustrated by S. Paget. 279pp.

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        Photogravures of American Fungi.

      C. G. Lloyd 1894-1898, Cincinnati - First edition of famed American mycologist C.G. Lloyd's first publication. A presentation copy of this collection of photogravures, evidently issued two at a time over a period of four years. Oblong quarto. Twenty-nine photogravures, 11 x 9 inches each, of various fungi, most with printed text, most numbered in sequence (1-26, final three plates with manuscript ink notations and are not numbered). Nearly all with plain tissue guards. String-tied in contemporary plain wrappers, front wrapper with the title and presentation in manuscript: "With the Compliments of Mr C. G. Lloyd/May 12, 1905/to/E. P. Sterling/[other text is lost due to damage to front wrapper]". Rear wrapper has no text. Two leaves with manuscript list of contents at front in black ink and underlined in red. Each photogravure has a penciled note at bottom, mainly stating whether the fungi in question is edible or not. Wrappers worn and chipped but with photogravures in excellent condition. A very good example of this rare, self-published collection. This publication was issued in three configurations; all copies had 26 numbered plates (as in the copy at NYPL and others); some copies were issued with three unnumbered plates of phallic mushrooms; some copies were issued with six unnumbered plates This copy, being a presentation, was sent out with 29 plates, placing it in the second configuration. It is apparent from literature of the time that the plates were issued two at a time. They were mainly for students and were never offered for sale. We can find no other copy ever having been offered at auction. Housed in a custom cloth clamshell case.This copy with a presentation inscription on the front from Lloyd to E. B. Sterling. Sterling was a collector from Trenton New Jersey, whose collections greatly enriched the holdings of the Lloyd Museum and the New Jersey State Museum. He was a founding member of the American Philatelic Society (1886), and also collected shells and coins. He worked as the director of the inheritance tax department for the state comptrol.Curtis Gates Lloyd (July 17, 1859 Ð November 11, 1926) was an American mycologist known for both his research on the Gasteromycetes, as well as his controversial views on naming conventions in taxonomy. He had a herbarium with over 59,000 fungal specimens, and published over a thousand new species of fungi. He was an accomplished photographer and actually took all the photographs in this collection. Along with his two brothers John Uri Lloyd and Nelson Ashley Lloyd, he founded the Lloyd Library and Museum in Cincinnati. During the early 1900s, C.G. was generously excused by his brothers from most of his duties with the firm of Lloyd Brothers, Inc., and devoted the majority of his time to scientific study. Establishing offices at Kew in London and in Paris, C. G. studied the existing works on mycology as well as specimens, and published his own findings. He quickly attained a prominent and fractious role as a leading authority in the field. C. G. Lloyd fought against using personal names in the identification of fungi, and attacked many of the mycologists of his day for attaching their names to anything they could grab. The Lloyd Museum is operational to this day and the works of C. G. Lloyd are still considered essential in the field of American mycology. The Lloyd museum has three copies of this item; 26, 29 and 32 plates. In none of theirs is there a title-page (rather the title is taken from the text at the bottom of the plates). Nor does any of their copies seem to have a table of contents as with this copy. It is quite likely that the "wrappers" are merely the remnants of a presentation envelope.

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        Pride and Prejudice

      London:: George Allen,, 1894.. First Peacock edition.. Hardcover. Near Fine. xxvii, 476pp. Brilliant copy, with text in very clean unmarked condition: a few pages have an untroublous small foxing spot. Original deep green endpapers. On the back of the front endpaper is an 1895 gift inscription. This opening, and that adjacent to the back endpaper, are heavily foxed. All edges bright gilt. In the brilliant gilt peacock-decorated binding of blue-green cloth. Spine ends slightly puckered, slight loss of surface sheen to a small area of the lower board, and microscopic scuff to tip of one corner. An exceptional copy. [nb: The binding of this edition is such that it is particularly prone to become skewed with use: this copy has been corrected: careful storage will keep it square.]

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      New York: The American Engineer and Railroad Journal, [1894]. First edition in book form. Approx. 6" x 9" VG slate grey hardcover with gilt lettering. Significant wear to lightly soiled boards at corners and spine ends. Ex-library with associated markings, including "Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences" stamp on top edge of text block and, with address, on front paste-down; attractive blind-stamp from same institute on title page is dated 1932. Abrasion and offsetting to front and rear endpapers. Hinges starting at front endpapers. Age-toned brown paper envelope adhered to rear paste-down is now empty. A few marginal pen marks scattered throughout text. Split-start at pg. 80-81 & 192-193. All else is very good.A compendium of articles originally serially produced as articles in 27 issues of The Railroad and Engineering Journal (New York) beginning in October, 1891. Per Preface, this collection marks their first appearance together in book form. The Wright Brothers are said to have consulted this book while building their first flying machines. Very scarce.Gray/Blue spine (no DJ) with gilt text. Rockville Non-Retail Listings.

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        The Mountains of California

      New York: Century, 1894 Gilt lettering and designs on olive green cloth covers. Edges, corners and covers are very good to fine. Top and bottom of spine are sl worn and spotted (See photo). Text and interior are very good throughout, with no visible faults. Small label on front pastedown of a collector's private library. Number "1" beneath first page of text, indicating true First Edition. An important book about Muir's years of elated walkabouts in the Sierra Nevada, descriptions of the natural habitat which would soon lead to National Park status for Yosemite, Sequoia, Kings Canyon, and more. 381 pages, illustrated throughout with drawings from sketches made by the author. "Hoofed locusts" (herd of sheep) frontis.

      [Bookseller: Ed Augusts Books & Readings]
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        A Descriptive Dictionary of British Malaya.

      London "London and China Telegraph" Office 1894 - First edition, [2], 423, [3]. A very good copy rebound in library buckram, gilt text panels from original cloth laid on.

      [Bookseller: John Randall (Books of Asia), ABA, ILAB]
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        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; Kainbacher³ 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. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Afrika, Geographie, Geographie, Ostafrika, Reisebeschreibungen

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        By Hook and By Crook

      Henry Sotheran 37 Piccadilly W. & 140 Strand, W.C., London 1894 - First edition. Frontispiece and 15 full-page plates, 10 in color of salmon & trout flies, 9 textual drawings. viii, [ii], 255, [1] pp. Printed by Taylor and Francis. 1 vols. 8vo. Westwood & Satchell Supplement, p. 252 Original tan cloth. Spine very slightly faded, else fine Frontispiece and 15 full-page plates, 10 in color of salmon & trout flies, 9 textual drawings. viii, [ii], 255, [1] pp. Printed by Taylor and Francis. 1 vols. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition]

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      Hartford: American Publishing Company(1894). First Edition, Publisher's decorated rust brown cloth. With all first printing points described in BAL 3442. Profusely illustrated in the margins. Notable of course for its very early use of fingerprints in fiction to solve a crime, but also one of Twain's most philosophical works and a strong comment on a society that permits slavery., Hardcover, Faint rubbing to rear. Fine, tight copy and uncommon thus

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, ABAA]
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      Hartford, CT: American Pubs, 1894. first edition; with marginal illustrations. thick octavo in brown cloth hardcovers with black letters and gold gilt; VG; boards show some soiling and tiny bumps around top corners; binding still strong, but some gutters slightly loosening; edges dusty; paper not faded, but with occasional pale foxing; penciled inscription on ffep; pp. 432; frontispiece photograph of Mr. Twain; beautiful engravings framing every page; with a short introduction by Mark Twain; shelved in Case # 2. Dupont.

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        Pride and Prejudice

      With an introduction by George Saintsbury. Original dark green publisher's cloth with gilt titles to spine and front. Ornate gilt peacock design to the upper cover and spine. All edges gilt; original dark slate green endpapers. 476 pp.; numerous line drawings by Hugh Thomson. First edition of the Hugh Thomson illustrated edition. Lacking frontispiece.VG+, showing some minor bumping and small bump to the top of the spine. Internally , aside from some foxing to the blanks and half title, small dark marks to the top edge of half title and title, ink name to half title, clean (slight foxing to half title) and bright with no further ink marks or writing. The hinges are in excellent order. Very slight spine lean. Overall a pleasing and bright example of this attractive edition. 10664

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        The Jungle Book and The Second Jungle Book

      Macmillan & Co. London 1894 & 1895 - 8vo. 2 volumes, set. First editions. Original blue cloth, gilt. Dark green endpapers. All edges gilt. The Jungle Book illustrated by J.L. Kipling, W.H. Drake and P. Frenzeny. The Second Jungle Book illustrated by J. Lockwood Kipling. The Jungle Book is slightly cocked with a little rubbing and pushing to the spine ends and tips. Darker patch on fly (something rubbed out?). Small ink inscription on prelim, 'Kalussch 43rd GR_', probably referring to the 43rd Gurkha Rifles. Some light foxing scattered throughout and a few pages with top corners lightly creased from having been folded down. Slight rubbing to spine ends and tips with light foxing to prelims of The Second Jungle Book but otherwise this is a tight, clean copy in near fine condition. A handsome set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Description des ravageurs de la vigne, insectes et champignons parasites représentés en couleurs, avec indication des meilleur moyens à employer pour les combattre.

      Reims, F. Michaud, Librairie-éditeur de l'Académie - Paris, Octave Doin, librairie-éditeur, 1894. - In-folio, reliure de l'éditeur en toile grise, dos lisse, titre doré bordé de doubles filets dorés, le1er plat est illustré d'un grand décor polychrome réalisé par Souze, avec un grand titre doré, garde gris pâle, 1 f. bl., VIII-236pp, 2 ff. dont un bl. Ouvrage illustré de 20 superbes chromolithographies à pleine page, réunissant chacune plusieurs figures, sous serpentes légendées. Exemplaire d'une remarquable fraîcheur, rare dans cette qualité, très bel ex. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ölgemälde: Teilansicht der Zollenbrücke in Hamburg mit dem Haus Nr. 3 sowie Kandelaber

      - Schönes und detailreiches Bild des 1894 geborenen Künstlers. Bildmaß: 46 x 34 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), Öl auf Malpappe, rechts unten mit *H. Quast* signiert, alt gerahmt. ( Rahmenmaß: 57 x 44 cm ). Das Bild von guter Erhaltung, der Rahmen mit Abplatzungen. ( Das Pic hierzu leider mit leichten Blitzlichtreflexionen ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Commemorative San Marino Envelope.

      San Marino: Repubblica di San Marino, Commissione del Palazzo del Consiglio, 1894.(). Envelope measuring 8 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. Only 1000 specimens printed. This envelope, with the all-over stamp upon its face, comprises what is the largest postage stamp in the world. "Numero d'Ordine 0921"--verso. Unused, envelope sealed because glue on flap must have been exposed to moisture at some point, else very good to near fine.

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        Discovery of Lakes Rudolf and Stefanie a Narrative of Count Samuel Teleki's Exploring and Hunting Expedition in Eastern Equatorial Africa in 1887 & 1888.

      (London): Longmans, Green & Co, 1894. Two volumes. xx; 435; xii; 397 pages. Portrait frontispiece, 2 large folding maps, illustrated throughout including full-page. Some minor foxing. Neat ownership inscription in upper margin of the half-title.Slight bubbling affect to lower margin however not stained, slightly worse to second volume. Original brown pictorial gilt cloth slightly rubbed. A good sound set of a scarce Africa travel book. " An excellent work of exploration and sport, this scarce set represents African adventure at its finest." [Czech].. First Edit. Original Cloth. Good.. Tall 8vo. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Roger Collicott Books]
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        [Ricketts, Charles- Proof for Copeland and Day Trial Bookplate] "Copeland & Day, LXIX, Cornhill, Boston" Printed Design On proof Paper

      Exceedingly Scarce (see below) A superb original printed proof trial (6 x 4 1/2") by Charles Ricketts for Copeland & Day bookplate, with superb illustrative design of garbed woman bending over to place a flower or pick a flower. .The bookplate is extremely scarce, especially the cream paper variant in black ink. Circa 1894, at the request of F. Holland Day, Ricketts designed this bookplate, though he never designed a book for the firm. Pictured in Kraus Bibliography (Centroid 92). A fascinating further illumination of how this scarce and important trial bookplate came to be, is given by the Ricketts scholar, Paul van Capelleveen: "What was the use of this bookplate? It was not meant for the private libraries of Copeland and Day, nor for books sold by the firm, but apparently in use as 'office copies' that were kept on the shelves of the firm. At least one book bearing this bookplate has been identified: it is a copy of Oscar Wilde's Salome (1894) that was sold at auction in 2009. The bookplate was printed in green, Kraus recorded. However, a few copies have been printed in black. These may have been proof copies. One such copy can be found in the Carl Woodring Collection, Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas. Another copy was recently sold at auction. Both copies, printed in green and in black, are quite rare, and more difficult to find than a copy of The Sphinx. The design is very much in style with The Sphinx drawings and lettering. The 'O' and 'A's in the bookplate have the same sort of curved lines.-- Paul van Capelleveen, 234. Copeland and Day Bookplate,

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        Eigenh. Widmung mit U.

      Ambach, 29. VIII. 1894. - 1 S. 8vo. "Die Empfindungen und Gedanken der Mütter wirken auf den Embryo; so wirkt die ganze Natur auf uns Lebende und wir nennen es Musik und gestalten damit". - Nach ersten Anfängen unter der Leitung seines Vaters Joseph studierte Gabriel von Max in Prag, Wien und bei Karl von Piloty in München, wo er von 1879 bis 1883 die Professur für Historienmalerei an der dortigen Akademie innehatte. "[V]om Publikum stark beachtet", wurde Max vor allem wegen seiner "Vorliebe für einen melancholisch-träumerischen Frauentypus, den er in allen möglichen psychologisch interessanten Situationen und ekstatisch-visionären Zuständen schildert, dabei oft die Grenze des Pathologischen streifend" (Thieme/Becker XXIV, 288).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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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. Verry modest 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 .

      [Bookseller: William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Boo]
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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~ [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Aepfel [Äpfel] und Birnen. Die wichtigsten deutschen Kernobstsorten. 104 lith. Farbdrucktafeln nebst Text.

      Berlin Verlag Paul Parey 1894 - (EA oder 2. Aufl.); ca 26x18 cm; 2 Blätter, 104 Tafeln mit je 1-2 Blättern Text (bzw. 1 Leerblatt), 8 Seiten; Originalleinwandeinband mit Rücken- und Deckeltitel (Einband minimal bestoßen, Blatt "Inhalt" mit kleinem Braunfleck, 4 Tafeln minimal fleckig; sonst sehr guter Zustand) 0,000 gr. Pomologie

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      With 9 original lithographs by Maximilen Luce, one of 10 numbered copies on vergé de Hollande and justified by the illustrator, the tirage de tête.This copy retains its suite on Japon ancien paper. Three miniscule lacks to edges of upper cover. These are portraits of friends in prison, of which three are of the "eminence grise of symbolism," the anarchist journalist and art critic Félix Fénéon. Maximilien Luce (1858-1941) was himself imprisoned at Mazas. The former engraver never stopped vigorously asserting his Socialistic ideas in his work, as well as his sympathy for the anarchist movement. A good and rare copy.% L'Estampe originale Paris s.d. (1894) 29,5x36 en feuilles retenues par un lacet

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        Le Morte D'Arthur

      London: J. M. Dent, 1893 - 1894. One of just 300 copies of the superior issue on Dutch hand-made paper, complete in three volumes. Bound in early three quarter black morocco over marbled boards. Five raised bands on the spines, gilt top-edges, marbled end-papers; bindings handsome and in excellent condition. Light to moderate foxing on the first and last couple pages, Beardsley plates toned (as usual), several leaves unopened. Malory translated and compiled the legends of Arthur, Merlin, Lancelot, Guinevere, Sir Gawain, and the Knights of the Round Table, using numerous French and English sources. His work was first published in 1485 by William Caxton, the first English printer. It proved immensely popular and became the basis for the countless retellings and adaptations throughout the next five centuries (with a few periods of silence, namely 1634 - 1816). We can think of no other collection of stories that have more fully captured the imagination and passion of the English people than the Arthurian legends. "It is the only true English epic; its matter is 'the Matter of England'. The matchless style, the humour, the magnificence, the magic that takes away the breath, combine in a masterpiece of legendary narrative. Each century has produced its own version of the Arthurian tapestry, but Malory's will never be forgotten." (Printing and the Mind of Man, 29).

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        Skizzen aus dem Süden.

      Wien, Jasper 1894. 2 Bände. Mit 2 kolor. lithograph. Karten, 74 Tafeln und zahlreichen Textabbildungen in Lichtdruck. 6 Bll., 67 S.; 6 Bll., 73 S. OLdr.- Bände mit Rücken- und Deckelvergoldung. 47,5 x 38 cm. Blackmer 1449, Kainbacher 352. - Nr. 155 von 160 Exemplaren. - Mit handschriftl. Widmung des Verfassers an August Ritter von Loehr (1847-1917; österreichischer Eisenbahningenieur und Mineralien- u. Münzsammler) sowie Exlibris in beiden Bänden von Ignaz und Karoline Benda (von S. Kronburg). - Nathaniel Mayer (Puggy) von Rothschild (1836-1905), der älteste Sohn des Bankiers Anselm Salomon Freiherr von Rothschild, interessierte sich nur wenig für die Geschäfte der Familie. Er verließ früh das Bankhaus, um sich ausschließlich als Kunstsammler, Bauherr, Reiseschriftsteller, Amateurphotograph, Blumenzüchter und großzügiger Gönner zu betätigen. Vergleichbar zu den durchaus ähnlichen Werken des berühmteren anderen österreichischen Aussteigers aus gesegneten familiären Verhältnissen, des Erzherzogs Ludwig Salvator, publizierte Rothschild vorliegendes Werk für seinen engeren Freundeskreis, das Werk kam somit nie in den Handel. - Rothschild beschreibt seine beiden Mittelmeerreisen, die er mit Baron August Twickel 1893 und 1894 durchführte. Mit prachtvollen Illustrationen vorgeführt werden im ersten Band u. a. die Stationen der ersten Reise: Livorno, Korsika, La Goulette, Hammam Meskoutin, Biskra, Bougie, Algier, Oran, Alicante, Ibiza, Palma de Mallorca und Barcelona. Der zweite Band dann mit Schilderungen der Reise über Dalmatien, Montenegro und Korfu nach Griechenland und der Türkei: - Sehr schönes, unbeschnittenes und tadellos erhaltene Ausgabe der prachtvollen Publikation! Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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        The Works. Edited by William George Clark and John Clover.

      London: Macmillan and Co, 1894 - 9 volumes, octavo (217 x 143 mm). Contemporary blue calf, titles and elaborate decoration to spines gilt in compartments separated by raised bands, twin rule to boards with cornerpieces, motif to front board gilt, marbled endpapers and edges. Spines ever so slightly faded and boards just a little rubbed, an excellent set. Title pages printed in red and black. Reprint of the Cambridge Shakespeare which was first published in 1863. Editor William George Clark's "principal and most enduring work was the Cambridge Shakespeare (1863–6), mainly planned by him, with a complete collation of all the early editions, and a selection of emendations by later editors. Clark co-operated in the first volume with John Glover, and afterwards with W. Aldis Wright, successively librarians of Trinity" (ODNB). A handsome set.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        An Imaginary Portrait

      H. Daniel 1894 - First edition thus, one of 250 numbered copies. Original printed wrappers, glassine and slipcase. 61 pp. Spine slightly darkened, else a fine copy. Madan 33. "First printed in Macmillan's Magazine, vol. 38 (1878), p. 313, it is here for the first time reprinted with loving care." [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Triolet Rare Books, ABAA]
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        LA CELLULE recueil de cytologie et d'histologie génerale Tome VI

      Typ. de Joseph van In / AUG. PEETERS, LIERRE /LOUVAIN 1894 - Libro en aceptable estado, aunque rozado y fatigado, con diversas roturas en las cubiertas y lomo, con manchas en algunas páginas (sobre todo en los grabados), encuadernado en pasta española, en lengua francesa. Se trata del tomo VI de la publicación de Citología e Histología La Cellule. En este tomo se encuentran concretamente trabajos de H. Desmarbais y J. Denys, de Fr. Vendrickx, de E. Gilson, de G. Giilson, de A. Van Gehuchten, de A. Meunier, de J. Poot. 438 páginas [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Study of Ethics: A Syllabus

      Ann Arbor: The Register Publishing Company, 1894. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, complimentary copy. 151pp. Green cloth with gilt lettering. Very Good with bumped exposed tips, light wear, a few marginal notes. Former owner wrote on top margin of Prefatory Note, "Given to me December 13th, 1894 by Prof. Dewey with his compliments. Louis Whitehead." Whitehead was a graduate scholar at The University of Chicago while Dewey was a professor in his department, Philosophy.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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      TIPOGRAFIA DELL'ISTITUTO CASANOVA, 1894. ITALIANO 0,21 Esemplare con copertina rilegata in cartoncino decorato e dorso in tela. Leggerissima usura alle unghie. Sguardia e controguardia in carta velina. Frontespizio leggermente beccato da fioritura. Edizione fatta sopra la fiorentina del MDCCXVIII, raffrontata con quella di Verona del P. Cesari; testo di lingua con postille e chiose di Basilio Puoti. USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, opus 28 - Autograph Musical Quotation

      - AMQS of the opening "once upon a time" mofit from the tone poem written in 1894-95, chronicling the misadventures and pranks of the German peasant folk hero Till Eulenspiegel. Two bars, signed below "Richard Strauss" on a card measuring 5.25 x 3 inches.  In very fine condition, sold together with a postally used vintage sepia postcard photograph.

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      - (HOUSMAN,LAURENCE)illus. THE END OF ELFIN-TOWN by Jane Barlow. London: Macmillan 1894. 8vo (5 x 7 1/8"), cloth with beautifully elaborate gilt designed covers, all edges gilt, 77p., spine darkened a bit with fraying to spine ends, else a very good copy. 1st edition. Illustrated by Housman with pictorial title page, 8 full page illustrations and several illustrations in-text. Increasingly scarce and a nice copy. See Wicks: Turn of the Century #23; John Taylor: Art Nouveau Book In Britain p. 106-7 with repro. of title page and Engen p. 65-68 who calls this Housman's "first important fairy illustration commission (p.65)." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The jungle book

      The century co. 1894 - - The century co., New-York 1894, Pet. in-8 (13x19,5cm), 303pp., relié. - Edition originale américaine, publiée 3 jours avant l'édition anglaise et comportant quelques différences textuelles importantes. Kipling préférait l'édition américaine, pour sa reliure plus appréciable. 10 hors-texte et de nombreuses illustrations in-texte, la plupart par John Lockwood Kipling, le père de l'auteur. Reliure pleine toile verte de l'éditeur. Dos lisse frappé à chaud de 4 animaux différents. Un éléphant doré sur le plat supérieur, un tigre sur le plat inférieur. Tête dorée. Dos légèrement éclairci. Bel exemplaire, particulièrement frais, avec quelques pâles rousseurs sur les gardes. Précieux. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First Edition Full green canvas binding from the publisher. Smooth hot hit back of 4 different animals. A golden elephant on the upper dish, a tiger on the lower dish. Lightly cleared back. Nice copy, especially fresh, with some pale foxing on the guards. 303pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      - MOTHER GOOSE. (McLOUGHLIN) MOTHER GOOSE MELODIES. NY: McLoughlin Bros. 1894. Folio (9 3/4 x 12 1/8"), pictorial wraps, near Fine. Illustrated with 12 fine full page chromolithographed pages and pictorial covers to accompany classic Mother Goose rhymes such as This Little Pig, Sing a Song of Sixpence, Old King Cole and more. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Jungle Book & The Second Jungle Book Boxed as a Set

      Macmillan and Co., London and New York 1894 - Two splendid copies, both 1st editions, 1894 for the first book and 1895 for the second. About fine with a little bit of bumping and rubbing to the extremities. Book one shows a little wear in the cloth along the outer front hinge, not severe at all but needs to be pointed out in this description in the interests of total honesty. Original black end papers, Mild foxing occasionally throughout. Old pricing info in light pencil on the front end paper verso of first book. On the same page of each book there is the ex-libris stamp in the centre of one F. Fasting, Rio De Janeiro, with his own catalogue no. 4555. Both books are house in a purpose made, and rather splendid, solid box with a black leather spine embossed with gilt bands and title lettering: "First and Second Jungle Book" (on a red title block) and then simply "Kipling" All of which making this a rather unique and collectable set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Jungle Book & The Second Jungle Book.

      Macmillan. 1894 / 1895 - FIRST EDITIONS. 2 vols. Half titles, front. in vol. I, illus by J. Lockwood Kipling, W.H. Drake, & P. Frenzeny; sl. spotting to prelims in vol. II. Some offsetting from dentelles on Finely bound in full dark blue crushed morocco by J. Larkins, double ruled gilt borders with floral corner pieces, raised gilt ruled bands with compartments in gilt, elaborate gilt dentelles; very light rubbing to extremities. A fine and handsome set. Stewart 123 & 132. Published in the same year as the first American editions. There are numerous differences in the American and English texts; in ?The Jungle Book? the names of some of the animals are changed, the text differs slightly in ?Tiger! Tiger!?, and the last story is entitled ?The Servants of the Queen? in the English edition, but ?Her Majesty?s Servants? in the American. In ?The Second Jungle Book?, ?The King?s Ankus? is approximately 515 words shorter than the same story in the American edition. This omission was corrected in the second English edition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jarndyce, The 19th Century Booksellers]
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        The Hermetic and alchemical writings of Aureolus Philippus Theophrastus Bombast, of Hohenheim called Paracelsus the Great now for the first time faithfully translated into English. Edited by Arthur Edward Waite. In 2 volumes.

      London, James Elliott and Co., 1894, - in-Folio, XVI + 394 p. + 1 leaf (white) / VIII + 396 p. + 2 leaves (publicity), engraved Ex Libris in each volume ?Dr. A Voûte?, publisher?s bordeaux clothbound with gilt title on spine, gilt hermetic symbol on bookcovers. Topedge gilt. For-edge & bottom untrimmed. A fine copy. The binding is solid and shows only minor spots of rubbing to the extremitie. Interior pages fresh & clean. An English translation of select writings by the German-Swiss physician, alchemist and mystic Theophrastus Paracelsus whose alchemical and hermetic theories heavily influenced subsequent physicians and occultists. The collection is edited by the English occultist A.E. Waite. Volume I. is dedicated to writings on Hermetic chemistry and Volume II. contains writings on Hermetic medicine and Hermetic philosophy. This collection includes: The coelum philosophorum, or book of vexations, concerning the science and nature of alchemy; the book concerning the tincture of the philosophers; the aurora of the philosophers, concerning the spirits of the planets; the archidoxies; a manual or treatise concerning the medicinal philosophic stone; concerning the degrees and compositions of recipes and . The Hermetic and Alchemical Writings of Aureolus Philippus Theophrastus Bombast of Hohenheim, Called Paracelsus The Great. Now for the First Time Faithfully Translated Into English. Edited with a Biographical Preface, Elucidatory Notes . Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Duveen p. 608. (1924 edition); Caillet 8300. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      - Decorations cut on the wood by Charles Ricketts and Charles Shannon. Pp. [ii]+112+[2](colophon, verso blank), pictorial title page, 6 text illustrations, decorative initials, colophon decoration; full vellum, lettered and decorated in gilt (designed by Ricketts and Laurence Housman, with their initials in gilt at foot of both boards), a trifle sprung and faintly soiled; uncut; scattered foxing; printed at the Ballantyne Press, [Vale Press], London, 1894. Edition limited to 220 copies (200 for sale). Watry A7. *The second of two books issued from Ricketts and Shannon's home, \i The Vale , in Chelsea, being a forerunner of books issued under The Vale Press imprint. 'Although the actual printing was done on the premises of the Ballantyne Press, the Vale books were built entirely on Mr. Ricketts' design under his personal supervision on a press set apart for his sole use; the founts, decorations, illustrations (including the engraving on wood), watermarks and pagination were all the work of Mr. Ricketts, and it is doubtful if, in the history of printing, books have been made which reflect the invention and work of one man more explicitly than do the Vale books' [Tomkinson p. 163]. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Faust. Der Tragödie Erster und Zweiter Teil.

      (1) 157 (4) Seiten (2) 236 Seiten 4, gebundene Ausgabe auf vier Bünden, Original-Ganz-Pergamenteinbände mit goldgerägtem Titel auf dem Deckel und Rücken mit Kopfgoldschnitt in Schubern. die Einbände mit Lesebänchen sind sehr gut erhalten, beim Band 2 ist die untere Ecke leicht bestossen, die Textrevision besorgte Curt Moreck, gedruckt wurden die Bände bei Hesse & Becker in Leipzig. Eines von 150 Exemplareneiner numerieten Vorzugsausgabe, dieses ist bei beiden Bänden die Nr. 38. Die Illustrationen stammen sämtlich von Josef Weisz (* 1894 in München - + 1969 in Planegg) der zu seiner Zeit ein bekannter Holzschneider und Buchillustrator war. Schon in den 1920er Jahren stellten das Kunstgewerbemuseum Berlin und die Deutsche Bücherei in Leipzig seine expressionistischen Werke aus. Weisz Arbeit wurde zunehmend für Illustrationen von Büchern gefragt. So schuf er 35 Lithographien zu Goethes Faust. 1932 druckten die Gebrüder Klingspor in Offenbach Goethes Metamorphose der Pflanzen" nach und Josef Weisz schuf dazu zwölf Holzschnitte als Anhang.

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        Skizzen aus dem Süden.

      Wien, Jasper 1894.. 2 Bände. Mit 2 kolor. lithograph. Karten, 74 Tafeln und zahlreichen Textabbildungen in Lichtdruck. 6 Bll., 67 S.; 6 Bll., 73 S. OLdr.- Bände mit Rücken- und Deckelvergoldung. 47,5 x 38 cm. Blackmer 1449, Kainbacher 352. - Nr. 155 von 160 Exemplaren. - Mit handschriftl. Widmung des Verfassers an August Ritter von Loehr (1847-1917; österreichischer Eisenbahningenieur und Mineralien- u. Münzsammler) sowie Exlibris in beiden Bänden von Ignaz und Karoline Benda (von S. Kronburg). - Nathaniel Mayer (Puggy) von Rothschild (1836-1905), der älteste Sohn des Bankiers Anselm Salomon Freiherr von Rothschild, interessierte er sich nur wenig für die Geschäfte der Familie. Er verließ früh das Bankhaus, um sich ausschließlich als Kunstsammler, Bauherr, Reiseschriftsteller, Amateurphotograph, Blumenzüchter und großzügiger Gönner zu betätigen. Vergleichbar zu den durchaus ähnlichen Werken des berühmteren anderen österreichischen Aussteigers aus gesegneten familiären Verhältnissen, des Erzherzogs Ludwig Salvator, publizierte Rothschild vorliegendes Werk für seinen engeren Freundeskreis, das Werk kam somit nie in den Handel. - Rothschild beschreibt seine beiden Mittelmeerreisen, die er mit Baron August Twickel 1893 und 1894 durchführte. Mit prachtvollen Illustrationen vorgeführt werden im ersten Band u. a. die Stationen der ersten Reise: Livorno, Korsika, La Goulette, Hammam Meskoutin, Biskra, Bougie, Algier, Oran, Alicante, Ibiza, Palma de Mallorca und Barcelona. Der zweite Band dann mit Schilderungen der Reise über Dalmatien, Montenegro und Korfu nach Griechenland und der Türkei: - Sehr schönes, unbeschnittenes und tadellos erhaltene Ausgabe der prachtvollen Publikation!

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        Pride and Prejudice (First Peacock Edition)

      London: George Allen. Very Good Minus. 1894. First Edition. Hardcover. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 'The Peacock Edition' of Jane Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice'. Preface by George Saintsbury. With Hugh Thomson's gorgeous peacock design blocked in gilt to the dark green cloth, and his delightful line drawings and ornamental initials throughout the text, it's easy to see why this is the most popular edition of any of Austen's works and one of the most popular books ever published. An attractive copy with bright gilt on spine and upper board. Very slight forward lean to boards; spine tips and corners lightly bruised. All edges gilt and mostly bright with light soiling to top and minor wear to bottom. Dark green endpapers. Front hinge starting. Foxing to prelims and end matter, and occasional spotting to main pages but mostly clean. Sheffield school prize plate to fep. 476 pp. .

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        Bungakusha to naru ho [trans: How to become a Literary Scholar]

      [By Sanmonjiya Kinpira]. One folding colored woodcut frontis. & woodcuts in the text. 1 p.l., 186 pp., one leaf of colophon. 8vo, orig. decorated wrappers, preserved in its orig. envelope. Tokyo: Yubunsha, 1894. First edition of this witty and vicious satire of the literary world by Uchida (1868-1929), a leading writer of "social novels" in which the author criticized corruption, sexual excesses of the upper classes, etc. The fine folding colored frontispiece by Kiyochika Kobayashi - an outstanding example of nishiki-e - is also deeply satirical. Fine copy.

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        Manuel de l'amateur de livres du XIX siècle 1801-1893.

      Librairie A Rouquette,, Paris 1894 - 7 volumi in-8° (cm. 23,7), legature coeve in m. pelle con titolo e fregi in oro ai dorsi (lievi spellature), piatti marmorizzati. Edizione originale con prefazione di Maurice Tourneux; éditions originales, ouvrages et périodiques illustrés, romantiques, réimpressions critiques de textes anciens ou classiques [.]. Es. n.576, testo su due colonne, leggere fioriture sparse. Senza il tomo ottavo d'indici pubblicato successivamente (1920). Esemplare per altro molto buono. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Discovery of Lakes Rudolf and Stefanie.

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co.,, 1894. A Narrative of Count Samuel Teleki's Exploring & Hunting Expedition in Eastern Equatorial Africa in 1887 & 1888. By his Companion. Translated by Nancy Bell (N. D'Anvers). 2 volumes, octavo. Original blue cloth, spines lettered and decorated in gilt, blind rules to boards enclosing gilt vignette of native tribesmen to front, black endpapers, edges untrimmed. Wood-engraved frontispiece to vol. 1, map frontispiece to vol. 2, numerous illustrations to the text of which 32 full-page, mostly wood-engravings from photographs, 2 large folding colour maps linen-backed at stub as issued. Front pastedowns with the bookplate of Norman Douglas Simpson (1890-1974), Cambridge botanist who was in Africa throughout the 1920s, working for the Cotton Research Board at Giza and on irrigation projects across Egypt and Sudan while also collecting numerous plant specimens for Kew. Spines rolled, headcaps and tips lightly rubbed and bumped, a few small markings to sides, moderate foxing, very occasional marginal finger-soiling. A very good copy. First edition in English of this "excellent work of exploration and sport … African adventure at its finest" (Czech), noted for recounting the European discovery of Lake Turkana, "the last of the great lakes of Africa to be discovered" (Howgego). Hungarian nobleman Samuel Teleki (1845-1916) developed an interest in the region north of Lake Baringo, in what is now Kenya, after learning of Joseph Thomson's expedition, which reported the supposed existence of a large haunted lake further north. He was encouraged by Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria to turn an intended safari into a journey of exploration, and von Höhnel, a naval officer "would equip and arm the expedition to the highest standards, money being no object" (ibid.) The party arrived in Zanzibar late in 1886, crossed to Pangani in January the following year and reached the foothills of Kilimanjaro by June, making an assault on the summit in which Teleki reached a height of 5300 metres (von Höhnel turned back after 4950). They continued north along Thomson's route through the Masai and Kikuyu homelands, though unlike Thomson showed little respect for local customs and endured many skirmishes with Kikuyu tribesmen. They reached Lake Baringo in February 1888, and Lake Turkana the month after. Returning via Baringo, they followed the Rift Valley and passed the future site of Nairobi, arriving back at Mombasa in October with over 400 ethnographic objects and a large collection of plant and animal specimens. Von Höhnel's account originally appeared in German (1891-2). This English translation is also encountered in brown cloth, with no priority assigned. Many of the numerous original photographs taken by Teleki and von Höhnel are believed to have been destroyed during the Second World War, so are only preserved by the line-drawings in the published account.

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