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        Les demoiselles de liré. Illustré en collaboration par Charles Delort et Maurice Leloir.

      Boussod, Valadon et Cie.,, Paris, 1894 - Paris, Boussod, Valadon et Cie., 1894. 33x25,5 cm. 2 Bl., 224 S., 1 Bl. Mit 32 Illustrationen. Roter Lederband über 5 Bünden mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, Steh- und Innenkantenvergoldung, marmorierten Vorsätzen und Kopfgoldschnitt. Mit goldgeprägtem Namen des Antiquariats H(enry) Sotheran, London, im vorderen Innendeckel und dem Wappenexlibris von Charles Edmond Baxter. - (Kanten leicht berieben). Sprache: Französisch Roter Lederband über 5 Bünden mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, Steh- und Innenkantenvergoldung, marmorierten Vorsätzen und Kopfgoldschnitt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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        Real - Encyklopädie der gesammten Heilkunde. Medicinisch - chirurgisches Handwörterbuch für praktische Aerzte. Dritte, gänzlich umgearbeitete Auflage. Bände I - XXVI (komplett), Supplemente 2-9 (XXVIII-XXXV) - ges.: 34 Bände! Die Bände sind im Bezug schwarz gehalten, Ornamentik und Titel in Gold u. Blindprägungen. Illustr. mit Holzschnitten und Farbendrucktafeln.

      Wien und Leipzig, 1894-1901, Urban & Schwarzenberg.. Gr.-8°, OHLed., Bnd. m. Bibl.vermerken, (Löschungverm.), minimal gebraucht; Bd. 6 Fehlstelle 1,5x1,5 cm am Rücken, Bd. 12 Rücken buchbinderisch rep., Bd. 25 oben 2 cm Rückeneinriss. je Band um 700 S.,. Die Ausgabe veranschaulicht den Umfang des ärztlichen Wissens am Anfang des 20. Jahrhunderts. Raritäten: Die hier beiliegenden Supplemente sind sonst meist nicht erhalten!

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        Les Grandes Guerres Civiles du Japon.

      Ernes Leroux, 1894 - Les Minamoto & les Taira - Les Mikados & les Siogouns (1156-1392). 4to. vi, 422pp. Numerous illus., 2 folding. Half morocco, slightly rubbed, preserved original wr., author signed presentation copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Isseido Booksellers, ABAJ, ILAB]
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        The Jungle Book; and The Second Jungle Book

      London: Macmillan and Co.,, 1894 & 1895. With Illustrations by J. L. Kipling, W. H. Drake, and P. Frenzeny. 2 works, octavo. Original blue cloth, titles and pictorial designs gilt to spines and upper boards, green coated endpapers, all edges gilt. Frontispiece to each volume, illustrations in the text throughout. Bookplate and contemporary gift inscription to the second work. Spine of the first work a little rolled, mild crease down the spine of the second work, ends and corners lightly rubbed, spotting to some early and late leaves; very good condition, with the cloth and the gilt unusually bright and fresh. First editions, first impressions. A lovely pair.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        "Landschaft am Zollfeld II (St. Donat)", 1927.

      . Tuschezeichnung, 44,5 x 60,5 cm.. (Herbert Boeckl, Klagenfurt 1894 - 1966 Wien)

      [Bookseller: Galerie Magnet GmbH]
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        Autograph letter signed, in German, to Alfred R. v. Dutezinski

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

      [Bookseller: Jeremy Norman's Historyofscience.com]
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        Life of General Sir Hope Grant

      Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons,, 1894. With Selections from his Correspondence. 2 volumes octavo. Original tan cloth, title gilt to the spine, crest of the 9th Lancers to the upper boards, double panel in blind to all boards, prussian blue surface-paper endpapers. Photogravure portrait frontispiece to each, and one other similar plate, 6 half-tone plates, 3 folding maps, 4 full-page plans in all. Spines a little darkened, now relined, light browning and a couple of touches of foxing to the fore-margin, but overall a very bright and appealing set. First edition. "The editor has adroitly woven chunks of Grant&#39;s journal and pertinent letters with his own explanatory statements to form a remarkably interesting narrative &#133; As a young subaltern of the 9th Lancers, Grant&#39;s journal records his involvement in both Sikh Wars with particular insight into the assualt on the fortress at Multan and the subsequent battles at Chilianwalla and Gujrat &#133; [also] Grant&#39;s involvement in the Indian Mutiny of 1857 including the Siege of Delhi, the Second Relief of Lucknow, the final fall of Lucknow and mop-up operationns in Oudh and Rohilikhand" (Riddick). The second volume contains considerable material on the "widely recognized and highly successful Anglo-French campaign" in China in 1860, of which Grant was commander, and for which services he "was created GCB by Queen Victoria" (ODNB). Armorial bookplates of Jenico Preston, 14th Viscount Gormanston to the front pastedowns. Gormanston joined the King&#39;s Royal Rifle Corps in 1855, and fought as a lieutenant in the Indian Mutiny. He retired from the Army in 1860, succeeded his father in 1876, served as Governor of the Leeward Islands 1885-7, Guiana, 1887-93, and Tasmania 1893-1900. He died in 1907.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        From the Virginia Plantation to the National Capitol: Or the First and Only Negro Representative in Congress from the Old Dominion

      Hartford, CT: American Publishing Company, 1894. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Sound binding with some minor wear including a cracked rear hinge. Fascinating autobiography. Langston, born free in 1829 as the youngest son of a Louisa County plantation owner and his emancipated true love, lived with his siblings in the big house until his parents&#39; death in 1834. At that time, their children, whose inheritance was substantial, moved to Ohio to live with abolitionist friends. Langston graduated from Oberlin College and studied law under the tutelage of Republican Congressman Philemon Bliss. Langston became one of the first black men ever to hold public office in the United States when he won the election to a town clerk position in Ohio, and he became the first African-American elected to the U.S. Congress from Virginia during Reconstruction in 1888. He also served as the first dean of the law school at Howard University and the first president of what is now Virginia State University.

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        Munchener Kalendar 1894-1911

      Munich Verlagsanstalt, Munich - Black buckram with title in gilt on spine. Splits in cloth spine; slightly shaken. With bookplate "From the Library of Janet Ashbee and C. R. Ashbee." Ashbee was the founder of the Guild of Handicraft Essex House Press. the vividly colorful 16 page booklets are printed on thick paper with deckle edges untrimmed. Their design is inspired by 15th and 16th century German woodcuts. They are signed with the initials of Otto Hupp, German graphic and type designer whose main focus was heraldry. Each calendar contains one page for each month of the year, opposite a large, multicolored Wappenschild (armorial shield) representing an illustrious family whose history is furnished in the text section in the back. Hupp also uses imaginative typefaces and varied border desings. Designed for practical as well as decorative use, thre are blank lines adjacent to the name of the appropriate saint. Many of these are neatly filled in with pencil notations, giving a picture of a family's upper middle class life in those pre-war years. Size: Tall Narrow 4to [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Braiterman, Marilyn (ABAA member)]
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        The Portuguese in India. Being a history of the rise and decline of their eastern empire.

      London, W. H. Allen & Co., 1894.. 2 vols. 8vo. LIII, (1), 572 pp. XV, (1), 579, (1) pp. With 2 frontispieces and numerous folding maps and views; a large folding map inserted into a pocket at the back of vol. 2. Publisher's original armorial gilt blue cloth.. First edition. - Modern, encompassing history of Portuguese India, including an extensive account of the campaigns and operations of Afonso de Albuquerque in the Arabian Gulf, which he entered as the first European. "In 1506 Albuquerque was despatched from Lisbon on an expedition, intended to consolidate Portuguese supremacy in the Indian Ocean. His instructions were to monopolize trade with East India for portugal, and to exclude both Venetians and Saracens from Indian waters [...] Attacks were made on the Arab ports at Malindi, Hoja, Lamu and Brava, before continuing to Socotra [...] Sailing from Socotra with six ships, Albuquerque coasted the Arabian peninsula, sacked Muscat and Sohar, and then launched an attack on Hormuz during the months of September and October 1507. In spite of the overwhelming forces assembled against him by the island's twelve-year-old ruler, Albuquerque mounted a successful siege, with the result that the ruler become a vassal of the Portuguese crown" (Howgego I, 19ff.). - Signed "A. J. Whittle" on half-titles (but struck out in vol. 1). Slight rubbing to extremeties, fine altogether.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      London, "41Regents Park Road N.W.", 4. XII. 1894.. 1 S. 8vo. Riß in der Mittelfalte unterlegt.. Wohl an Johannes Sassenbach, den Herausgeber der neu gegründeten Berliner Monatsschrift "Der sozialistische Akademiker", der ihn um einen Beitrag gebeten hatte:"[ ] In Beantwortung Ihres Geehrten [ ] thut es mir sehr leid Ihrem Wunsch nicht entsprechen zu können. Ich bin so über & über beschäftigt, daß ich nicht einmal zu den dringendsten aus den vielen Arbeiten kommen kann, die sich während der letzten, dem 3. Band von Marx' Kapital gewidmeten Jahre angehäuft haben. Sie sind nicht der einzige, dem ich solchen Bescheid geben muß. Gleichzeitig mit Ihrer Anfrage kam eine fast gleichlautende von Mailänder Studenten [ ] Ich bin in der That in einer Lage worin ich auch nicht die geringste zusätzliche Arbeit übernehmen kann, die mir nicht durch dringendes Parteibedürfniß aufgenöthigt wird [ ]". - Der von Engels herausgegebene 3. Band des "Kapital" erschien in diesen Tagen bei Otto Meissner in Hamburg. - Offenbar unveröffentlicht; nicht im Marx/Engels Verzeichnis der Briefe und Postkarten (1979). - Beiliegend seine Portraitphotographie (Kniestück). Sehr selten.

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

      London: George Allen, 1894 - Octavo. Original green cloth, spine and upper board elaborately gilt blocked with peacock design, titles to spine and front board gilt, all edges gilt, green coated endpapers. Bookplate. Spine a little rolled, very slight rubbing to corners, two mild spots to the title page tissue guard but otherwise internally clean, an excellent copy with the lovely gilt-illustrated covers still bright. Frontispiece (complete with tissue-guard) and illustrations throughout by Hugh Thomson. First Thomson edition, first impression. A very handsome copy. Thomson's "light touch and feeling for period manners provide a charming and accessible gloss to the author's work" (ODNB). This copy bears, as charming Austen ephemera, a colour postcard of Austen's House at Chawton, Hampshire, laid down to the rear pastedown, and a gilt-illustrated souvenir bookmark bought from Chawton laid in.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Dornröschen. Aus der Folge "Märchenbilder".

      . Farbholzschnitt (Schwarz, Grün, Rosa), auf Japan-Bütten, signiert und als "Handdruck" bezeichnet. Darstellungsgröße 27,7 : 22,5 cm, vollrandig. Im Rand nicht ganz frisch.. Lang erhielt seine Ausbildung an den Akademien in Stuttgart 1894-1896 und in Karlsruhe 1896-1898.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Shakespeare&#39;s England

      New York: Macmillan and Company, 1894. 12mo. 274pp. A unique copy with beautifully executed original pen and ink drawings throughout showing the sights and landmarks of Shakespeare&#39;s country. Profusely illustrated with hand-drawn vignettes of the thatched cottages of Stratford-upon-Avon, landscape vistas of Warwick and Windsor, and other known British locations. The illustrations are imaginative and romantic: at one point, a flock of birds alights from the rooftop of the Red Horse Inn and wings its way across the open pages to Stratford Church. The text, which is meant to be a guide for the American literary traveler, opens with quotations from Shakespeare and Wordsworth. Fitch has encircled these verses with a set of scenic, cascading post cards, threaded together with a ribbon. Very little is known about the illustrator, E. Fitch: one illustration is signed "E. Fitch Catskill," but no record could be found of an illustrator by that name in the area. Ornately bound in red morocco by the American bindery Bradstreet&#39;s. Both covers are decorated with borders of oak leaves and acorns, employing onlays of green morocco and gilt vines. The spine is divided into six compartments, gilt-titled in one, and with gilt roses in the remaining five. Green morocco doublures are decorated with gilt dentelles and a border of leafy vines accented with minute butterflies. Silver moiré silk endpapers bordered with gilt decoration and a rose in each corner complete this sumptuous binding. Extremely fine and housed in a red morocco pull-off case. T.e.g. With a laid-in card bearing a gift note from the Philadelphia rare book dealer A. S. W. Rosenbach; it is speculated that Rosenbach, or another bookseller, might have had this copy specially embellished for an important private client.

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        Meteoritenkunde. Hefte I-III in einem Band (komplett).,

      Stuttgart, Schweizerbart, 1894-1905. - XIII, 340 + VII, 302 + XVI, 419 Seiten. Mit 26 Abb. *Originalausgabe des gesuchten Standardwerkes zur Meteoritenkunde, komplett in allen 3 Teilen. Sehr gut erhaltene Bibliotheksdublette. - Titelrückseiten mit kleinem entwertetem Stempel, Einbandrücken mit 2 alten Papierlabels. Sauberes und völlig unbenutztes Exemplar. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1500 Späterer blauer Leinenband mit Rückentitel, die originalen kartonierten Frontumschläge mit eingebunden.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Braun]
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        Pride and Prejudice

      George Allen Ruskin House 1894 - Beautiful FINE Limited Edition. One of 250 large paper copes for Britain. 476 pages. Decorated title page, frontispiece, and large illustrations (160 in all, printed on special China paper and laid down) by Hugh Thomson printed on unbleached Arnold paper. This copy has been exquisitely bound by Chicago's premier fine binder, Scott Kellar, who was asked to give us his best work. The pristine, crisp, and creamy white handmade paper text block has been bound in full teal morocco leather. It has been decorated with tasteful rule and stamp designs on front and back panels and spine (with title and author), all full gilt. Bottom and fore edge have deckle edge untrimmed as issued, and top and inner edge of boards are cranberry to tie into the full cranberry leather clamshell box made to contain the volume. Both book and box are as perfect as the day they left the binder's hand. The one minor flaw is a slight and quite unobtrusive sun fading to pastedown and front free endpaper, affecting one inch and one half inch respectively on fore edge of each. Overall we could not imagine a more lovely and elegant copy of this edition of Austen's masterpiece. It would make a beautiful gift presentation. More photos available upon request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: O'Gara and Wilson, Ltd. LLC]
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        Gruppe von drei Mädchenakten in einer Landschaft.

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

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        EL PRACTICON TRATADO COMPLETO DE COCINA

      . Zustand: Muy Bien Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura 2 Edicion. Madrid. 1894. 22X16. 862Pag+110 apendice. Pasta espanola con tejuelo. 2 edicion. Profusamente ilustrada (240 grabados). Ref. 9.5 Biblioteca A.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        The Banditti of the Plains, or the Cattlemen&#39;s Invasion of Wyoming in 1892

      Cheyenne, WY, 1894. First Edition, First Printing 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fantastic association copy with signature from Wild Bunch gang member William Ellsworth "Elzy" Lay on front endpaper. Lay was Butch Cassidy&#39;s second-in-command, outranking the Sundance Kid. He was indispensable in the execution of the 1897 Castle Gate, UT payroll robbery and the infamous 1899 Wyoming train job. Eventually, he left the outlaw lifestyle and settled down with family as a businessman in southern California. According to the family, the last few pages and endpapers are missing because Lay tore them out on which to write his will. The book itself is no less legendary, with the expose of the Wyoming Stock Grower&#39;s Association by a journalist who had come to the state to edit their official publication and eventually took sympathy with the side of the Wyoming settlers. The cattle barons and the WSGA repeatedly attempted to wipe Mercer&#39;s book from existence, through his arrest and harassment and arson of his press. Brown cloth boards are frayed along edges, a third of spine is torn away, front board becoming detached and quite fragile. Text is clean and free of markings. Six Guns 1478, Herd 1474, Graff 2750, Howes M522, Six-Score 79.

      [Bookseller: Back of Beyond Books, ABAA]
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        Secrets of the Prison House or Gaol Studies and Sketches. Two volumes

      London Chapman & Hall 1894. VG : in very good condition. Teg First Edition Half-leather on burgundy cloth boards 230mm x 160mm (9" x 6"). 480pp, 516pp. B/w illustrations throughout by George Rowlandson. Finely bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe.

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        Das Haus Rud. Ibach Sohn, Barmen - Köln, 1794 - 1894 - Ein Rückblick beim Eintritt in das zweite Jahrhundert seines Bestehens - Den Freunden zu eigen - Barmen 1894

      Eigenverlag, Barmen 1894 - Prachtausgabe der zum 100. Firmenjubiläum der Firma Pianos - Rud. Ibach Sohn, Barmen, herausgebrachten Festschrift. Mit zahlreichen Faksimiledrucken und Stichen. Jubiläums-Denkblatt von Prof. Gysis in Farbe. Geschichte der Familie Ibach, Geschichte der Firmengündung, Barmer Stammfabrik in Barmen, Pianino-Fabrik in Schwelm, Faksimiles von handschr. Briefen Franz Liszts und Richard Wagners, in denen über Ibach-Pianos gesprochen wird. Japanisches Zimmer im Museum von Rud. Ibach Sohn. Zahlreiche Entwürfe zu Gedenkblättern. Zahlreiche Abbildungen von Pianino-Entwürfen, 1. Teil: Entwürfe, hervorgegangen aus dem Preisausschreiben von 1883, 2. Teil: Entwürfe, hervorgegangen aus dem Preisausschreiben 1891. Gedenkblatt-Entwurf von Carl Schmidt. Gedenkblatt-Entwurf von Carl Adam. Instrumente, hervorgegangen aus den Werkstätten von Rud. Ibach Sohn. 132 S. Einbanddeckel mit erhaben geprägtem, mehrfarbigen neoklassizistischem Buchschmuck, Hinterdeckel mit Firmensignet, Vorderdeckel zeigt Pan, sich eine Flöte schnitzend, als Allegorie der Musik. Roter Farbschnitt. Einband und Rücken gering bestoßen, Rücken und ein Teil des Hinterdeckels etwas berieben, Schnitt kaum angeschmutzt, Seiten etwas angebräunt, äußerst selten sehr leicht angeschmutzt, sehr selten mit kleinen Rostflecken der Klammerbindung am Buchsteg, guter Zustand. ca. 1200 gr. Size: 4° [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Verlag IL Kunst, Literatur & Antiquariat]
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        The Jungle Book. With Illustrations by J. L. Kipling, W. H. Drake, and P. Frenzery Together with: The Second Jungle Book, with Illustrations by J. Lockwood Kipling

      London: Macmillan & Co., 1894, 1894. 1894-1895. 2 volumes, both FIRST EDITIONS. 8vo. Bound in original blue cloth, gilt, with coated black endpapers, all edges gilt. A solid pair with a little rubbing to the gilt of first volume, slight discolour to boards, no inscriptions or bookplates, occasional spotting; a very good pair. The &#39;Jungle Books&#39; is a collection of short stories, the best-known being the three tales revolving around the adventures of the abandoned &#39;man cub&#39; Mowgli who is raised by wolves in the Indian jungle. The most famous of the other stories are probably &#39;Rikki-Tikki-Tavi&#39;, the story of a heroic mongoose, and &#39;Toomai of the Elephants&#39;, the tale of a young elephant-handler. Stewart [123, 132]

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        Philosophie occulte : La Science des Esprits. Révélation du dogme secret des kabbalistes. Esprit occulte des Evangiles. Appréciation des doctrines et des phénomènes spirites. Nouvelle édition. [Et] : Le Catéchisme de la Paix. Suivi de : Quatrains sur la Bible. Et de : La Bible de la Liberté (extraits).

      Paris, Félix Alcan (ancienne librairie Germer Baillière et Cie) et Chamuel, 1894 et 1896. 2 ouvrages réunis en 1 fort volume in - 8 (14,5 x 23 cm), relié demi - chagrin marron, dos à 5 nerfs filetés, orné de 4 fleurons dorés, nom de l'auteur et titre apposés en caractères dorés, coiffe et pied filetés, plats recouverts de papier marbré, gardes en papier peigné, 1 feuillet blanc liminaire + plat supérieur du 1er ouvrage conservé + 2 feuillets (faux - titre et titre) + 507 pages (préface, texte, supplément et table des matières) + catalogue de l'éditeur de 32 pages + plat inférieur du même ouvrage conservé + plat supérieur du second ouvrage conservé + 2 feuillets (faux - titre et titre) + 238 pages (texte et table) + 2 feuillets (adresse de l'imprimeur et blanc final). (Papier partiellement jauni comportant des rousseurs, ainsi que quelques petites réparations ou légères pliures dans certaines marges ; annotation peu lisible apposée sur le plat supérieur d'origine du 1er ouvrage ; signature du possesseur figurant sur 1er faux - titre ; quelques petits manques de papier sur les plats d'origine conservés ; très légères éraflures sur le cuir de la reliure, sans gravité). INTERESSANT RECUEIL DANS UNE AGREABLE RELIURE. Notre exemplaire contient : la 2e édition de La Science des Esprits (la 1ère datant de 1865) et l'édition originale du Catéchisme de la Paix. Voici le jugement que portait la Librairie Chacornac, dans un de ses catalogues pour l'année 1936, sur le 2e livre et les fragments qui le complètent : "La réunion du Catéchisme de la Paix et des extraits de la Bible de la Liberté nous montre deux aspects typiques d'Eliphas Lévi. La Bible de la Liberté est un hymne socialistico - mystique écrit par l'auteur en 1840, lorsque la misère lui tenait au coeur ; par contre, le Catéchisme de la Paix, écrit vers 1870, est un appel à la mansuétude, dans l'amour du prochain." La Science des Esprits, dans sa première partie, relate l'Histoire de Jésus selon les Talmudistes. Les chapitres suivants examinent les théories formulées par les Kabbalistes sur les anges et les démons ; puis, celles, plus généralement admises par les sociétés humaines, depuis l'Antiquité jusqu'au Moyen Age, au sujet des phénomènes inexpliqués (nécromancie, fantômes, visions, etc.). On remarquera que l'auteur redevient pleinement catholique toutes les fois qu'il réfute les supercheries spirites.

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        A DOZEN ALL TOLD

      1894 - Being a Set of Twelve Stories by [twelve different authors] with Twelve Illustrations by [twelve different illustrators]. London: Blackie and Son, 1894. Original dark blue cloth decorated in orange and green. First Edition of this anthology of twelve original tales (for adults) accompanied by twelve illustrations. Henty's contribution is "A Shark's Fin" (illustrated by Frank Brangwyn) -- which Newbolt notes is "probably his only adult fiction published by Blackie." Newbolt also notes that there is no copy at the British Library.~This copy is in very good-plus condition (minor rubbing at the extremities). Quite a difficult book for Henty collectors to find. Newbolt 141.1. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Livre des Splendeurs contenant le Soleil judaïque, la Gloire chrétienne et l'Etoile flamboyante. Etudes sur les origines de la Kabbale, avec des recherches sur les Mystères de la Franc - Maçonnerie suivies de la Profession de foi et des Eléments de Kabbale. Appendice par PAPUS. (Et) : Le Grand Arcane ou L'Occultisme dévoilé.

      Paris, Chamuel, 1894 et 1898. 2 ouvrages réunis en 1 fort volume in - 8 (13,5 x 22 cm), relié demi - basane noire, dos à 4 nerfs, décoré de filets dorés et de filets à froid, titres dorés, plats et tranches mouchetés, gardes marbrées, 3 feuillets (blanc liminaire, faux - titre et titre du 1er ouvrage) + VII pages (préface) + 333 pages (texte, appendice et table) + VIII pages (incluant faux - titre, titre, lettre - préface du baron SPEDALIERI à l'éditeur et introduction du second ouvrage) + 396 pages (note de l'éditeur, texte et table) + 1 feuillet blanc final. Avec 2 figures dans le corps du second texte. (Quelques éraflures sur la basane ; papier de reliure du plat supérieur et coins légèrement frottés sans gravité ; papier partiellement jauni comportant des rousseurs, des pliures angulaires ainsi que des réparations discrètes dans certaines marges). IMPORTANT RECUEIL DANS UNE BONNE RELIURE. Editions originales de ces deux oeuvres, qui en réalité n'en font qu'une, puisque la seconde sert de complément à la première. Caillet (tome I, page 386, n° 2579) voit dans Le Livre des Splendeurs "un ouvrage de haute portée sociale et philosophique dont le contenu justifie amplement le titre." Quant au Grand Arcane, qui est posthume, c'est, selon notre bibliographe, "le testament de l'auteur, (...) le plus important et le dernier de ses livres sur la science occulte" (cf. notice n° 2575). Bibliotheca Esoterica (page 152, n° 1471) recommande la lecture de l'Appendice, établi par Papus, qui "contient non seulement une étude très détaillée sur la doctrine d'Eliphas Lévi, mais aussi des documents et des renseignements sur ses différents disciples." Sont étudiés dans Le Livre des Splendeurs les sujets suivants : L'Idra Suta ou le Grand Synode, commentaire du Siphra Dzeniuta, par S. Ben - Jochaï ; les légendes maçonniques extraites d'un rituel du VIIIe siècle ; l'Histoire du Chevalier de Léon ; le Baphomet, etc. Le Grand Arcane nous révèle trois aspects de l'occultisme : le Mystère hiératique, le Mystère royal et le Mystère sacerdotal. Il est question, au long de ces chapitres, du magnétisme, de la divination, des rites sacrés ou maudits, etc.

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        Balades Dans Paris. Au Moulin de la Galette- a L&#39;Hotel Drouot- Sur les Quais - Au Luxembourg . Notes Inedites Par MM. E. R., Paul Eudel, B.-H. Gausseron & Adolphe Rette

      Paris: Les "Bibliophiles Contemporains", 1894. Small 4to, unbound signatures in color pictorial wrappers as issued. One of 180 copies with a second suite in black and white. the name of the bibliophile for whom it was intended has been effaced. Preserved in a later custom clamshell box. Four beautiful Art Nouveau illustrations in color of fin-de-siecle Paris, each central image: a night club, the auction house, the quays and the Luxembourg gardens, surrounded by monochrome vignettes in the margins incorporating various related scenes. Lovely wide floral border in color to the text and vignettes in black and white. An exquisite book invoking the Belle Epoque.. Color Pictorial Wrappers. Fine. Illus. by Alexandre Lunois. Small 4to.

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        The Ingoldsby Legends, or, Myths and Marvels. Complete in three volumes

      London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1894. Eighty-eighth edition. Tiny scrape at the upper cover of volume one, hint of rubbing, small label of Henry Sotheran at the first blank in volume one, modest foxing at early & late blanks & at or adjacent to plates, a Near Fine set. 8vos, extra illustrated tittle pages, numerous plates: xliv, 283; x, 336; viii, 280 pages. Contemporary full brown tree calf by Worsfold (signed), the spines in six compartments separated by raised bands, elaborately decorated in gilt, with three gilt-letterd maroon or brown morocco spine labels on each volume, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers & gilt inner dentelles. A sumptuous set further enhanced by the illustrations of George Cruikshank, Du Maurier, John Leech, John Tenniel, and others.

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        The Jungle Book

      London and New York: Macmillan and Co., 1894 1st ed, 1 issue, VG, 1 pl + 35 illust. In full contemporary gilt pictorial blue cloth, corners rubbed. Spine, soiled slightly, gilt tooling and titles. Internally, a.e.g, dark green endpapers, MS ownership dedication (Williams Wynn 1894), half title, tissue guarded frontis, publishers marque to verso, [5], (vi) only, [2], [2], 3-212 pp, 1 pl, 35 illustrations (B&W, 19 of which are full page), 7 illustrated headers, printed by R&R Clark, Edinburgh, small almost invisible mark to front cover right corner, small cloth repair to spine base, there were 7000 copies printed, reprinted twice in 1894, 1895, then once each in 1896, 97, 98 & 1899. (Richards A76. Martindell 61. Grolier 185). The adventures of Mowgli, a boy reared by a pack of wolves, and the wild animals of the jungle. Seven stories, seven poems. There has yet been no writer of short stories in English to challenge his achievement, which ranges through space from India to the home counties, and through time from Stone Age man to the contemporary world of football matches and motor cars. These stories, moreover, exhibit every kind of treatment, from the farcical to the tragic, and their structures vary from the simplest anecdote to the most complex and allusive philosophical fiction, dense enough to support endless exegesis and commentary. See ODNB.

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        Partial working manuscript from ?The Forests? chapter of Muir?s ?The Mountains of California,? darkly penned by John Muir

      Autograph Manuscript, part of a page from Muir?s working manuscript of ?The Mountains of California,? 1p, 8.25? x 12.25?. Not signed. No date, but the book was published in October 1894. Fine condition. Numbered ?58? by Muir at top, he begins writing halfway down the page. In full, ?The Two-leafed-Pine. Tamarac-Pine. (Pinus contorta) This hardy little pine forms the bulk of the Alpine forests, extending along the range above the fir belt to a height of about 9500 feet. At this elevation?There are a few differences between Muir?s working manuscript here offered and his actual final version published in Chapter 8 The Forests: ?Two-Leaved, Or Tamarack, Pine (Pinus contorta, var. Marrayana) This species forms the bulk of the alpine forests, extending along the range, above the fir zone, up to a height of from 8000 to 9500 feet above the sea?

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        History of British Columbia from It&#39;s Earliest Discovery to the Present Time

      London: Sampson Low, Marston & Company 1894, 1st Edition. () xvii,568 pp.. Near fine. Octavo. Bound in presentation full red morocco. Gilt decoration on both boards. Spine ruled in six compartments. Gilt inner dentelles. Patterned endpapers to match. All edges gilt. Tipped in errata. Binding by M.J. Mansell. Folding map at rear. Frontispiece of the author. Numerous black and white illustrations mostly in text. Other than a touch of light wear a spectacular copy. Lowther 1097, Lande 945. Inscribed and signed by the author "To the Right Hon. The Marquis of Lorne as a Silver Wedding Present form the author Alexander Begg 21st. March 1896." A spectacular association copy in a wonderful binding. The Marquis of Lorne was John George Edward Henry Douglas Sutherland Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll. He became Canada&#39;s youngest Governor General at the age of 33..

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        Kronberg, Gartenwinkel mit Treppe und Laubbäumen sowie zwei Putten auf einer Bank.

      . Bleistift, braun laviert, auf grünlichem Velin, rechts unten bezeichnet und datiert "Cronberg 1894.". 20,9:28,5 cm. Provenienz: Nachlaß Friedrich Schmöle.. Die Malerin und Zeichnerin Mathilde Schmöle war seit 1876 mit dem Frankfurter Kaufmann F.P. Schmöle (1844-1924) verheiratet, der 1904 seinen Beruf aufgab, um sich ganz dem Malen und Reisen zu widmen. Nach der Vita ihres Mannes, der sich 1872 ein Landhaus in Kronberg erbauen ließ und dort in Kontakt trat mit den örtlichen Malern, könnte sie mit diesem gemeinsam bis 1905 Studienfahrten in die nähere Umgebung Frankfurts, nach Wetzlar und Braunfels sowie zwischen 1905 und 1913 nach Belgien und Holland, an die deutsche Nordseeküste, nach Sylt, Helgoland, in die Schweiz und nach Norditalien unternommen haben. Sie malte Landschaften, Porträts und Genrebilder. In engem brieflichem Kontakt stand sie mit Berta Riehl, Ehefrau des Kulturhistorikers und Novellisten W.H. Riehl, dessen Tochter Helene Riehl (geb. 1850) eine Landschaftsmalerin wurde. Laut einer überlieferten schriftlichen Anmerkung der Künstlerin war sie in Weimar eine Schülerin des Malers und Radierers F. Preller d. Ä. (1804-1878).

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        Gruppe von fünf Mädchenakten in einer Landschaft.

      . Lithographie, auf chamoisfarbenem China, signiert. Darstellungsgröße 27,2:38,8 cm, Blattgröße 37:49,1 cm. Deutlich wird hier Teichmanns Nähe zur Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts einsetzenden Lebensreform-Bewegung und der in diesem Zusammenhang propagierten Freikörperkultur.. Idi Teichmann studierte 1894-1897 Porträtmalerei in Frankfurt am Main bei J. Welsch (1832-1899). 1897/1898 hielt sie sich für einen längeren Zeitraum in Manchester auf. 1902 reiste sie nach Neapel, anschließend kehrte sie in ihre Geburtsstadt zurück. Bis 1911 malte sie in Öl Akte, Bildnisse und Interieurs. Dann betätigte sie sich ausschließlich als Zeichnerin und Graphikerin, Hauptmotiv waren Mädchenakte. Zeichnungen und Lithographen von ihr befinden sich in den Graphischen Sammlungen von Dresden und München.

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        LA CUISINE ET LA PATISSERIE EXPLIQUEES DU CORDON-BLEU

      . Zustand: Muy Bien Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Paris. 1894. 27X18. 2Vol en 1 Obra. 341Pag+XVI+742Pag. Holandesa. Profusamente ilustrado. Recopilacion de multiples recetas del mundo de la cocina. Raro ejemplar. Ref 3.4 Biblioteca A.

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        Partial working manuscript from Muir?s ?The Mountains of California,? full page handwritten by Muir in ink and pencil ? parts of two chapters ? over 150 words in Muir?s hand!

      Autograph Manuscript from Muir?s working manuscript of ?The Mountains of California,? 1p, 8.5? x 12.25?. Not signed. No date, but the book was published in October 1894. Light spotting. Fine condition.Numbered ?7? by Muir in the upper right, he first darkly pens, in full, ?In the strictly Alpine forests there is but little of that sublime wind-waving as characteristic of those of the lower zones. The burly Junipers about as thick as they are high some of them eight or ten feet in diameter are.?There are a few differences between the above and his actual final version published in Chapter 10 A Wind-storm in the Forests: ?Little, however, of this noble tree-waving and tree-music will you see or hear in the strictly alpine portion of the forests. The burly Juniper, whose girth sometimes more than equals its height, is about as rigid as the rocks on which it grows.?Inverting the page, Muir then works on Chapter 9 The Douglas Squirrel, numbering it ?3.? In f

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        Les Mois. Douze Compositions.

      G. De Malherbe, Paris 1894 - Paris: G. De Malherbe (1894 or 1896). 4to, original printed gray wrappers, slightly soiled; plates fine. A ravishing series of twelve color plates, one for each month, designed for the calendar of La Belle Jardinière, a Parisian department store, depicting pretty young women tending their gardens; the gardens and the women&#146;s clothes and activities change with the seasons. The plates are engraved on wood and printed on vellum in "Gillotage," an early form of photolithography invented by Grasset&#146;s friend Firmin Gillot. The work is particulary lovely on vellum as compared to the paper examples. Harvard, Turn of a Century, 50: ". a lady&#146;s book à la mode with comely maidens dressed in &#145;aesthetic&#146; free-flowing costumes. these garden settings are a foil for his sense of formalized surface patterns.". Size: 4to [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        MATERIALS FOR THE STUDY OF VARIATION TREATED WITH SPECIAL REGARD TO DISCONTINUITY IN THE ORIGIN SPECIES. (Exhibited at the Printing and the Mind of Man Exhibition at Earl&#39;s Court. PMM 356)

      London:: Macmillan,, 1894. First Edition. Very Good+. A Very Good+ hardback First Edition First Printing in original green cloth binding with gilt lettering spine. Mild cover edge wear, foxing edges, foxing first and last few pages. 8vo. xv, 598 pp. + Ads. 204 illustrations in text.

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        Mädchenakt mit wehendem Haar und flatterndem Tuch, rechts zwei Detailstudien des linken Armes.

      . Bleistift, weiß gehöht, auf bräunlichem Velin, rechts unten in Kurzform signiert. 28,8:21 cm.. Zunächst absolvierte Bürck 1894-1897 eine Lehre als Dekorationsmaler in München, daneben besuchte er 1895-1897 die dortige Kunstgewerbeschule bei T. Spieß (1846-1920), F. Widmann (1846-1910) und K.M. Gebhardt (1834-1915). Seine Tätigkeit lag in dieser Zeit auf dem Buchdekor, vereinzelt auch auf kunstgewerblichen Entwürfen, etwa für Teppiche, Tapeten, Schmuck und Porzellan. 1899 wurde er auf Veranlassung von Großherzog Ernst Ludwig von Hessen Gründungsmitglied der Darmstädter Künstlerkolonie. 1902/03 leitete er die Buchgewerbeklasse der Kunstgewerbe- und Handwerkerschule in Magdeburg. 1905-1908 lebte er in Rom, anschließend kehrte er nach München zurück, wo er bis zu seinem Tode lebte. Nach einer ersten Orientierung am floralen Jugendstil, schloß er sich nach 1900 dem strengeren, abstrakt-linearen Jugendstil der Darmstädter an. Nach seinem Darmstädter Aufenthalt wandte er sich immer mehr der Graphik und Malerei zu, die er ab 1904 ausschließlich pflegte. Die zwischen 1904 und 1922 veröffentlichten zahlreichen Mappenwerke zeigen mit ihren Landschaften oder Blättern mit allegorischen und symbolischen Themen eine Orientierung an M. Klinger (1857-1920) und A. Kubin (1877-1959). Ab 1913 gestaltete er überwiegend alpine Landschaften, dekorative Figurenbilder und Porträts.

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        Actes de la Commune de Paris pendant la Révolution. Collection des documents relatifs à l'histoire de Paris pendant la Révolution Française.

      1894 - Livre d'occasion 15 forts vol. in-8, reliés demi-chagrin bordeaux moderne, dos à nerfs, titres dorés, petit fer doré représentant un bonnet phrygien ente les nerfs, plats et gardes marbrés, tranches mouchetées.index, corrections et additions, tables. Plus de 10 000 pages! Collection comprenant la série 1:Tomes I à VII (les tomes 3 et 4 sont brochés), couvrant la période allant du 25 juillet 1789 au 8 octobre 1790 - La deuxième série est complète en 8 tomes couvrant la période allant du 9 octobre 1790 au 18 novembre 1791 et renouvellement de la Municipalité définitive (25 octobre 1791-24 février 1792). Le titre de ce dernier volume porte les noms de Sigismond Lacroix et René Farge. Condition : Ensemble en excellente condition, bien reliés pour 13 des 15 volumes. rare complet. 12000g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Jungle Book

      London: Macmillan & Co, 1894: First Edition, First Printing, with no subsequent printings mentioned. True first edition, as the UK edition precedes the American. In Good condition, with recently replaced end papers. Pages show age toning, soiling and wear, with a few creased corners and some overall signs of handling. Previous owner name in faded ink on front free end paper, dated July 18, 1894. Boards show edge wear, rubbing, soiling, scuffing and spotting. Spine darkened and worn on the ends, corners worn. Rubbing to gilt stamping. First Edition.

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