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        Bayou Folk

      Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1894: First Edition, First Printing. Near Fine, lacking the dust jacket. Sunning to spine, with light chipping at ends. Front hinge shows slight separation, though binding remains firm. Light insect wear to side edge of page block. Text is clean and unmarked, though pages are age toned. A rather attractive copy overall.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Report of the Executive Commissioner for New South Wales to the World's Columbian Exposition

      Sydney: Charles Potter, 1894. Thick octavo, folding site map frontispiece, black & white plates, many folding floor plans and diagrams; inscription in ink on top p.[1], a good copy in contemporary half red morocco. Detailed illustrated report on "the representation of our country…as well as on various matters which seemed …of importance…" at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, 1893. Executive Commissioner Sir Arthur Renwick concluded that, "In the midst of the greatest Exhibition the World has ever seen , among the most complete representations of the World, New South Wales appeared in her proper rôle, as the mother Colony and the gracious standard-bearer of Australia and the South Seas" (p.417)Contains an extensive list (Appendix AA) of exhibitors and award recipients - "the results thus obtained , by our exhibits, has never before been equalled"- within the departments of fine arts, liberal arts, ethnology, agriculture and viticulture, printing, and manufactures, etc. "Representation of our country" included exhibits of rugs made of platypus fur and "native bear"; a "costume in New South Wales tweed"; the "Austin Perfect Patent Washer"; "substances used as food by the Aborigines"; and a "settler's bark hut"."Foreigners…from the great nations of Europe and elsewhere, examined our representation. Australia was to most of these a terra incognita, and the name of New South Wales was, on our first appearance in Chicago, imagined to be representative of some portion of Great Britain…Before the conclusion of the Fair, New South Wales and Sydney (generally spelt "Sidney" up to this time) were well known". It is noteworthy that in the alphabetical listing of "Commissions of Foreign Countries in the United States" (Appendix B), Australia comes in under "N" for New South Wales rather than "A

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        Choix de Fables de la Fontaine (book 2two only)

      Imprimerie de Tsoukidji, Tokio 1894 - This book is basically clean, tight, square and unmarked. it has some light surface soil and is lightly rubbed at the edges, a bit more so on the outermost pages. the pages are clear and minimally toned and illustrated with exquisite water colors. it has a string binding. _______________________________________________________ Ce livre est essentiellement propre, serré carré et banalisée. il a un peu de terre de surface et la lumière est légèrement frottée sur les bords, un peu plus que sur les pages ultrapériphériques. les pages sont claires et peu tonique et illustré par des aquarelles exquises. il a une chaîne de liaison. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A Personal Narrative of the Outbreak and Massacre at Cawnpore during the Sepoy Revolt of 1857. Fourth edition - revised and enlarged. By J W Shepherd one of the survivors of the garrison under Major General Sir Hugh Massy Wheeler

      Lucknow: Methodist Publishing House, fourth edition , 1894. v and 213 and xxxv pages. 9 plates and maps. A very good copy in the publisher's red cloth; one corner of the free front endpaper has been torn away without loss; there are no other defects. Sorsky 956.

      [Bookseller: Victor Sutcliffe]
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        Lucian's True History. In a Rowfant Binding

      London: Privately Printed. Very Good. 1894. Hardcover. Handsomely bound in half midnight-blue morocco buy the ephemeral Rowfant Club Bindery. Five raised bands, marbled boards, professionally re-cased. Book Condition: Very good. Number 34 of only 54 copies on Japanese Vellum. Translated by Francis Hickes Illustrated by William Strang J.B. Clark and Aubrey Beardsley with an introduction by Charles Whibley. Armorial bookplate of Allen Johness. Greek text on the verso faces Hicks' English translation on the recto. ; Octavo; xxix, 247 pages .

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        The Jungle Book

      The Century Co, 1894. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. New York: The Century Company, 1897. Signed. First Edition, Early Printing with "Thirty-Fifth Thousand" listed below the publisher's device on the title page. Signed by Rudyard Kipling on the title page, who has crossed out his name and signed below. In Near Fine condition. Light foxing to front and rear end papers. Light ding to bottom edge of bottom board. Cloth shows a few small areas of faint wear, spine shows faint sunning, faint edge wear. A very lovely copy, signed by the author on the title page.

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        New Map of Philadelphia and Vicinity Published by J. L. Smith, 27 South Sixth St., Philadelphia, 1894 : [Cover title: Smith's Map of Philadelphia and Vicinity]

      Philadelphia: J. L. Smith, 1894. Fine condition. SEE PHOTOS. A very attractive, well preserved copy of this detailed two-part map of Philadelphia and vicinity, published in 1894 (copyright 1893). Tough-to-find in collectible condition as nice as this. A bright, clean copy. NO chips. NO tears. NO creases. NO owner's name or bookplate. Clean and unmarked. Drawn on a scale of 1 inch to the mile. The map consists of two parts. The eastern half unfolds to 23" wide by 27" tall. The western part is 21.5" wide by 27" tall. Both are skillfully and attractively hand colored. The maps are backed in linen, as issued. They are housed in the publisher's original, green cloth portfolio, which is printed in black and embossed in gold on the front cover and in blind on the rear. Gilt lettering is still as bright and shiny as new.. 1st ed? (No additional printings listed). Hardcover. Fine condition.

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        Fils de l'Océan.

      E. Dentu 1894 - Ouvrage illustré par Fernand Besnier, 1 vol. in-4 cartonnage polychrome éditeur, plaque de Paul Souze (médaillon à trois personnages, scène d'explosion et montgolfière, décors orné à feuillages), reliure de A. Lenègre, toutes tranches dorées, E. Dentu, Paris, s.d., 2 ff., 298 pp. et 1 f. Beau cartonnage polychrome orné d'une belle plaque gravé par Souze. Bon état (un f. un peu faible, qq. rouss., bel état par ailleurs) Langue: Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fanciulli allegri

      Roma; Voghera 1894 - in 8°; pp. 68, 4 (ill. in bn.); leg. in mezza pelle.; 1^ ed. Rara ediz. originale illustrata con disegni di A. Minardi. Infine 4 pagine pubblicitarie della "recentissima pubblicazione" de "Il raccontafiabe" di Luigi Capuana. Leg. amatoriale in mezza pelle con nervi, conservata la copertina originale. (cfr. G Raya, Bibliografia di Capuana, 1425) (leggeri aloni di umido sul bordo bianco delle pagine, per il resto molto buono)

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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. Kein Schutzumschlag Leinen 4°. Gut

      [Bookseller: Verlag IL Kunst, Literatur & Antiquariat]
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        The Strand Magazine

      12- London- George Newnes Ltd 1894 - %0D%0A%0D%0AA thirteen volume set of the famous Strand Magazine for the years 1894-1912. %0D%0AVolumes Include: Volume VII January to June 1894, Volume VIII July to December 1894, Volume IX January to June 1895, Volume XVIII July to December 1899, Volume XIX January to June 1900, Volume XX July to December 1900, Volume XXXII July to December 1906, Volume XXXIV July to December 1907, Volume XXXIX January to June 1910, VOlume XL July to December 1910, Volume XLIII January to June 1912 and Volume XLIV July to December 1912. %0D%0ACollated: complete. %0D%0AThe Strand Magazine was an illustratedmonthly magazine composed of fictional stories and factual articles founded by George Newnes. %0D%0AThe Sherlock Holmes short stories by Arthur Conan Doyle were first published in The Strand with illustrations by Sidney Paget. With the serialisation of Doyle's The Hound of the Baskervilles, sales reached their peak. Readers lined up outside the magazine's offices, waiting to get the next instalment. %0D%0AVolumes XI,XX, XL and XLIV all contain later stories by Arthur Conan Doyle including the Professor Challenger story The Lost World, the historical story Rodney Stone and A Sherlock Holmes Reminiscence story The Adventures of the Devil's Foot. Doyle ranked this last story ninth in his list of twelve favourite Holmes stories. %0D%0AOther contributors included Grant Allen, Margery Allingham, J. E. Preston Muddock, H. G. Wells, E. C. Bentley, Agatha Christie, Mary Angela Dickens, C. B. Fry, Walter Goodman, E. Nesbit, W. W. Jacobs, Rudyard Kipling, Arthur Morrison, Dorothy L. Sayers, Georges Simenon, Edgar Wallace, Max Beerbohm, P. G. Wodehouse, Dornford Yates and Winston Churchill. Once a sketch drawn by Queen Victoria of one of her children appeared with her permission. %0D%0AThe volumes included in this set in particular include stories by Bret Harte, E. Nesbit, Rudyard Kipling and H. G. Wells. %0D%0AIn addition to the many fiction pieces and illustrations, The Strand was also known for some time as the source of ground-breaking brain teasers, under a column called Perplexities, first written by Henry Dudeney. %0D%0A%0D%0ACondition: %0D%0AUniformly bound in blue cloth bindings. Externally, sound with rubbing and bumping to all volumes. Endpapers foxed to all volumes. Stamps to endpapers and pastedowns of all volumes with ink inscription to volume XXXIV. Hinges strained to volumes VIII, IX, XXXIX. Front hinge failed and rear hinge tender to volume XIX. Joints starting to volume XXXIX. Spines somewhat sunned. Lifting to backstrip of volume XIX. Some volumes slightly cocked. Internally, all volumes generally firmly bound with straining in places. Volumes VII, XVIIIbinding tender with pages working loose. Pages generally bright and clean with some scattered spotting in all volumes and heavier spotting to first and last pages. All volumes with occasional stamp in text. Overall: GOOD ONLY%0D%0A [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pride & Prejudice

      London: George Allen,, 1894. With a Preface by George Saintsbury and Illustrations by Hugh Thomson. 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. Frontispiece (complete with tissue-guard) and illustrations throughout by Hugh Thomson. 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. 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]
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        Rare Autograph Letter Signed, in French, two pages 8vo, 112 High St. Bolington, October 23,1894

      - To Pilotelle, "I am sending you the envelope in question, but I think I made a mistake. I am also sending you another letter: compare it with your manuscript and perhaps you will find that this is the case. Please send me the envelope and the letter as soon as possible. I am sending you the issue of The Worker, plus a sketch by my comrade the artist. It will help you see what he can do, and you will please give addresses and other information so that he may find some work. Please let me know if you think it would be useful to bring him over to you. He speaks French?." Signed, "Sincerely yours, E. Malatesta.". Malatesta published a newspaper called "L'Associazione" in Nice until he was forced to flee to London. For the next eight years he was based in London but made clandestine trips to France, Switzerland and Italy. During this time he wrote several important pamphlets, including L'Anarchia. Malatesta was a committed revolutionary, believing that the anarchist revolution was coming soon and that violence would be a necessary part of it since the state rested ultimately on violent coercion. Letters of Malatesta are rare. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Christiania, 20. VIII. 1894.. 1 S. Qu.-8vo. Mit eh. adr. Kuvert.. An den Schriftsteller Julius Elias mit der Bitte an die Theaterdirektoren Deutschlands, "bei eventuellen Aufführungen meiner Schauspiele nur die von mir autorisirte [!] Uebersetzungen benützen zu wollen [...]".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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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]

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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)

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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>

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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.

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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]

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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.

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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.

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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.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers ]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Autres Siecles]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman [ABAA]]
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