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        Hero and Leander

      London: Vale Press, Ballantyne Press. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Boards bowed and lightly soiled. Slightly foxed prelims. Some browning on page edges. Pages uncut. 1894. Limited Edition [of 220]. Hardback decorative gilt vellum boards. 210mm x 140mm (8" x 6"). 113pp. Illustrated with woodcuts by Charles Ricketts and Charles Shannon. William Adams bookplate over R. Strathern bookplate. Date in Roman Numerals on cover in gold. Sold by Elkin Matthews and John Lane at the sign of The Bodley Head. .

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        P'TIT BONHOMME

      1894 - Bibliothèque d'éducation et de récréation J.Hetzel(sd vers 1894-95).Les voyages extraordinaires. Un volume petit in-40(28x18cm). Cartonnage ,pleine percaline polychrome de l'éditeur, dit au portrait collé.Dos au phare.Tranches dorées. 455p.Ouvrage illustré de 85 gravures par L.Benett,12 gravures hors-texte en chromotypographie et une carte en couleurs. Le dos est légèrement insolé(sans gravité),les coiffes affaissées mais l'ensemble du cartonnage reste en bon état.L'intérieur est très propre et la dorure de la gouttière fraiche.Bon exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hero and Leander

      London Vale Press, Ballantyne Press 1894. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Boards bowed and lightly soiled. Slightly foxed prelims. Some browning on page edges. Pages uncut Limited Edition [of 220] Hardback decorative gilt vellum boards 210mm x 140mm (8" x 6"). 113pp. Illustrated with woodcuts by Charles Ricketts and Charles Shannon. William Adams bookplate over R. Strathern bookplate. Date in Roman Numerals on cover in gold. Sold by Elkin Matthews and John Lane at the sign of The Bodley Head.

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        Les Travaux publics et les mines dans les traditions et les superstititions de tous les pays. Les routes - les ponts - les chemins de fer - les digues - les canaux - l'hydraulique - les ports - les phares - les mines et les mineurs.

      Paris: J. Rothschild, 1894 - Première édition tirée à 770 exemplaires numérotés (n°366), in-8; xvi, 623p.; 8 planches de médailles hors-texte, 428 illustrations dont 3 en couleurs à pleine page. Reliure postérieure en pleine toile verte, dos lisse orné d'une pièce de titre en maroquin rouge, couverture d'origine conservée. Une remarquable source documentaire illustrée avec profusion, qui aborde entre autres sujets: les rites de la construction des routes, les ponts fantastiques et les ponts mythiques, la découverte des sources, les signaux sonores, la baguette de découverte, les lutins et les démons des mines, les chansons de mineurs, les croyances et superstitions concernant les chemins de fer. Une bibliographie de douze pages témoigne de la richesse des sources utilisées. Paul Sébillot, né en 1843, fut chef de cabinet au ministère des Travaux publics, et publia de nombreux articles dans la Revue des Traditions populaires. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        African Hunting and Adventure from Natal to the Zambesi including Lake Ngami, the Kalahari Desert, Etc. from 1852 to 1860

      London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1894 - "Mr. Baldwin's experiences are written in a simple and unostentatious manner, but he went through more adventures than almost all of the great South Afriican travellers and hunters." (Mendelssohn) (SOUTH AFRICA) Third Edition. 8vo. Illustrations by James Wolf and J. B. Zwecker. Three quarter brown morocco and marbled boards. Spine sunned, else fine. Mendelssohn I, 73-74 (for 1863 second ed.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Spécimen-album de la Fonderie Gve Mayeur, Allainguillaume & cie, succrs. labeurs & journaux initiales & caractères variés de fantaisie vignettes, ornements, etc

      Paris: Mayeur, Allainguillaume & Cie [n.d., spine stamped 1894] Each printed specimen (many folding) is dated at the bottom of the page. This is a fabulous resource for French types of the 1880s and 1890s. . Publisher's brown leather over brown pictorial boards, neatly rebacked with original spine laid down. Folio, unpaginated (approximately 400 leaves). Illustrated with type faces, borders, display types, decorations, vignettes, etc., printed in various colored inks, including sample printing jobs. Some wear to spine bands but a very good copy. According to OCLC, Mayeur, Allainguillaume & Cie did several type specimen books at the end of the nineteenth century and beginning of the twentieth. All are cited in four or fewer copies, and most in only one copy.

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        SpŽcimen-album de la Fonderie Gve Mayeur, Allainguillaume & cie, succrs. labeurs & journaux initiales & caractres variŽs de fantaisie vignettes, ornements, etc.

      Paris: Mayeur, Allainguillaume & Cie. [n.d., spine stamped 1894]. - According to OCLC, Mayeur, Allainguillaume & Cie did several type specimen books at the end of the nineteenth century and beginning of the twentieth. All are cited in four or fewer copies, and most in only one copy. Folio, unpaginated (approximately 400 leaves) Illustrated with type faces, borders, display types, decorations, vignettes, etc., printed in various colored inks, including sample printing jobs. Publisher's brown leather over brown pictorial boards, neatly rebacked with original spine laid down. Some wear to spine bands but a very good copy. Each printed specimen (many folding) is dated at the bottom of the page. This is a fabulous resource for French types of the 1880s and 1890s. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        SPECIFICATIONS FOR BUILDING AND FITTING OUT AN IRON SHIP

      [Glasgow, Scotland]: Manuscript on paper, 1894. Covers with obvious use and stains. Folio. 77 pp. written in ink in a fine cursive hand, each section underlined in red, in a ledger notebook of 141 numbered pages, with detailed specifications for all aspects of shipbuilding, from construction and trigging to engines and cabins, etc. In a homemade binding of thick canvas surrounding the original ledger, the canvas stretched across the boards with interlocking twine stitching. Front cover with the title in MS on the canvas, front pastedown and final blank bearing calligraphic inscriptions of the name of the first owner: "Captain M.J. Daly". & Manuscript record of the detailed specifications for the construction of an iron ship (length: 247 ft., gross tonnage: 1, 607) to be delivered to Port Glasgow "on or before Oct. 20, 1891".& Daly had considerable experience on the high seas as captain of the 1,727 tonne "W H Lincoln" (built in 1892 and registered to Messrs Thayer and Lincoln). On January 4, 1892, the "W H Lincoln" was on voyage from Puget Sound to Sydney with a cargo of timber and kerosene and a crew of 23 when she was lost due to a fire off Sydney Harbour, Australia. (Source: Australian National Shipwrecks Database).& According to the Sydney Morning Herald (published one day after the fire), 'the "W. H. Lincoln" was one of the best specimens of the modern American wooden-built merchantman, and was launched 10 years ago at Newburyport, Maine, from the yards of J. Currier, Jun. She was overhauled at considerable cost, and yellow-metalled, and up to the disaster of yesterday was in splendid order and in every respect a wholesome well-found ship.'& Captain Daly evidently found other employment: on October 22, 1897, The New York Times reported the appearance of a great storm. Capt. Daly of the steamship "Finance" told reporters that the storm originated in the Caribbean Sea where "he had seen the wind from the Southeast. The "Finance" came up the East Coast along the storm's eastern edge (p. 7, col. 4). The "Finance" left Colon (Panama) on Oct. 14 and arrived at the New York bar on Oct. 21. This was certainly Storm 5 of 1897 (Oct. 10-22) identified by Neumann et al. (1993) as Storm 4 of 1897 (Caribbean Sea, Western Cuba, Florida). & Excellent ,manuscript in its original unsophisticated form.&

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        Hero and Leander

      London: Vale Press, Ballantyne Press. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Boards bowed and lightly soiled. Slightly foxed prelims. Some browning on page edges. Pages uncut. 1894. Limited Edition [of 220]. Hardback decorative gilt vellum boards. 210mm x 140mm (8" x 6"). 113pp. Illustrated with woodcuts by Charles Ricketts and Charles Shannon. William Adams bookplate over R. Strathern bookplate. Date in Roman Numerals on cover in gold. Sold by Elkin Matthews and John Lane at the sign of The Bodley Head. .

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        Catalogue de la bibliothèque de la Chambre des notaires, suivi d'une table analytique des matières

      Paris : Chaix 1894 - VI-279 p. ; In-8° relié demi-chagrin de l'époque, dos à cinq nerfs, titre gravé. Coins légèrement frottés sinon très bel exemplaire. Responsibility: (par Cherrier, Lefébvre et Sabot) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        La Palestina teatro della Storia Sacra.

      Hozel., Vienna. 1894 - Carta geografica formata da 8 rettangoli incollati su tela, a colori , per un totale di cm. 142 x 112. Cartiglio in alto a sinistra, mentre in basso a destra si notano due riquadri raffiguranti la Mappa di Gerusalemme ed Il Passaggio degli israeliti dall'Egitto in Terra Santa. Alcune gore lungo i marg. esterni che pur interessando la carta non ne impediscono la completa visione. Piccole frastagliatura ai marg.

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        The Ebb-Tide: A Trio and Quartette

      London: William Heinemann. First. hardcover. near fine. 237pp., short 8vo. Beautifully rebound by Zaehnsdorf in full polished tan calf; gilt spines with red and blue morocco labels, inner dentelles, t.e.g. Original cloth spine bound at rear. London: William Heinemann, 1894. First edition. Very slight spotting on the cover, else fine.

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        Salome. A tragedy in one act, translated from the French

      London: Elkin Mathews & John Lane,, 1894. Octavo. Original rough blue canvas boards, titles to spine and decoration on boards gilt. Housed in a green cloth folding case. With 10 plates by Aubrey Beardsley, printed on glazed paper from line blocks engraved by Carl Hentschel. Bookplates and catalogue note to front pastedown. Cloth a little rubbed and faded, contents tanned. A very good copy. First edition in English, first impression, the regular trade issue, one of 500 copies. Salome was originally written by Wilde in French and first published in that language; the English version, translated by Lord Alfred Douglas and illustrated by Aubrey Beardsley, appeared the following year.

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        Histoire de MAGUELONE.

      Martel - Picard - Seguin 1894 - 4 volumes in-4 ( 285 X 225 ) brochés.- Tome 0: 1894. Le site et les souvenirs. Introduction de l'ouvrage. 99 pages. Une carte panoramique du littoral est annoncée, elle n'est pas présente ici. ( Mais il semble qu'elle n'a pas été distribuée. )- Tome 1: 1894. La cité - Les évèques - Les comtes. 511 pages. 3 grandes vues panoramiques dépliantes à quadruple page.- Tome 2: 1900. Les évèques - Les papes - Les rois. 598 pages.- Tome 3: 1911. Reunion de Montpellier à la France. Les écoles et l'Université de Montpellier.Dos du tome 1 endommagé et fendu. Bon exemplaire de cet ouvrage monumental introuvable complet, le meilleur sur le sujet. Les tomes 1, 2 et 3 sont enrichis d'envois autographes signés de Frédéric FABREGE. maguelone montpellier regionalis [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Yellow Book. 13 volume set

      London Elkin Matthews; John Lane 1894. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Spines darkened and marked. Boards rubbed with bumping to corners and edges. Tear to cloth along spine end of one or two volumes - other spine ends chipped. Scattered spotting and browning within First Edition Yellow/black decorated hardback cloth covers 210mm x 170mm (8" x 7"). 4000pp. Many tissue-guarded b/w illustrations. Devoted to literature and art, this famous but short-lived publication was notorious in its day. Contributors include: Aubrey Beardsley, Henry James, Kenneth Grahame, Max Beerbohm, George Gissing and many other distinguished figures of the day. Published: 1894-1897. Heavy set extra shipping will apply outside UK.

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        Pride & Prejudice

      London: George Allen,, 1894. With a Preface by George Saintsbury and Illustrations by Hugh Thomson. Octavo (177 × 117 mm). Recent green morocco by Bayntun-Riviere, spine gilt in compartments with flower basket tools, marbled endpapers, single line rules to boards, turn-ins, and all edges gilt. Original cloth retained. Frontispiece and illustrations throughout by Hugh Thomson. Contents faintly toned. An excellent copy. First Hugh Thomson edition. A handsomely bound copy.

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        THE JUNGLE BOOK AND THE SECOND JUNGLE BOOK (FIRST EDITION, SET)

      MacMillan and Co. 1894, 1895 Light rubbing to spine ends and minute tears to bottom spine. Binding tight; Both extremely nice copies in original blue boards with gilt linear design and gilt pictorial design of elephants (Jungle Book) and boa constrictor (Second Jungle Book). All edges gilt. The second Jungle Book comes in a red 1/4 leather custom case with gilt lettering and raised bands ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 212, 238 pages

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        OMEGA: THE LAST DAYS OF THE WORLD

      New York: The Cosmopolitan Publishing Company,. [1894]. original two-part blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold.. Early Christmas gift inscription dated 1894 on front free endpaper.. Cloth worn at head and tail of spine panel and corner tips, else a. very good, sound copy. An uncommon book rarely found in nice. condition. (#89834). First edition in English. A translation of LA FIN DU MONDE, Flammarion's best and most imaginative novel, a panoramic view of humanity from the twenty-fifth century to the far future, Stapledonian in scope. "A work of remarkable scope and vision, one of the earliest and most ambitious cosmic histories, certainly worth reading, if only as a historical document. Of considerable historical importance, since it was probably read and absorbed by authors as diverse as W. H. Hodgson and Olaf Stapledon." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 778. LA FIN DU MONDE is Flammarion's "boldest scientific romance ... an epic of the future. Although it is as much essay as story, this is a notable work, akin to H. G. Wells's THE TIME MACHINE (1895) and William Hope Hodgson's THE HOUSE ON THE BORDERLAND (1908) in presenting a striking vision of the end of the world." - Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), p. 432. Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 1- 73 and (2004) II-407. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 639. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 299. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 84. Locke, Voyages in Space 74. Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1592-95. Bleiler (1978), p. 74. Reginald 05459.

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        Determination experimentale de la valeur du metre

      Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1894. Presentation Copy Michelson, Albert Abraham (1852-1931). Determination experimentale de la valeur du metre en longueurs d'ondes lumineuses. Offprint from Travaux et Memoires du Bureau International des Poids et Mesures, Vol. 11. 4to. 237 [3]pp. 2 plates. Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1894. 314 x 240 mm. Contemporary cloth. Title evenly browned, with small bookplate tipped to it; bookplate also on front pastedown. Presentation Copy, inscribed (probably by a publisher's clerk) on the front free endpaper: "Avec les compliments de l'Auteur." First Separate Edition of Michelson's paper describing his and Edward Morley's experimental determination of the length of the international meter bar in terms of wave-lengths of cadmium light, providing thereby a reproducible standard. "Adapting his refractometer as a comparator for lengths that could be reduced through spectroscopy and interferometric techniques to nonmaterial standards of length, Michelson found in 1892-93 that the Paris meter bar was equal to 1,553,163.5 wavelengths of the red cadmium line. So elegant were the success and precision of this project that Michelson became internationally famous" (DSB). In 1907 Michelson, "the man who taught the world to measure," became the first American to win a Nobel Prize in the sciences, receiving the physics prize for his "optical instruments of precision and the spectroscopic and metrological investigations which he carried out by means of them" (Weber, Pioneers of Science [2nd ed.], p. 31). Michelson is remembered today chiefly for the "Michelson-Morley experiment" (1887), an attempt to measure the relative velocity through which the earth moves through the hypothetical "luminiferous ether"-primarily because of the influence this had on the development of relativity theory. It is probable, however, that the above work of 1894 was also highly valued by the Nobel committee in 1907. Our sources do not show a separate English-language edition of Michelson's Determination experimentale de la valeur du metre, nor do they indicate where, if ever, the English-language version was published. Since Michelson performed his measurements in Paris, it is reasonable to assume that his paper appeared first in French. Parkinson, Breakthroughs: A Chronology of Great Achievements in Science and Mathematics, p. 424.

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        On chorea and choreiform affections

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

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

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

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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 Connecticut: American Publishing Company. (1894). First. First edition. 534pp., photographs and illustrations. Contemporary owner name, top corners bumped, and the paper over the front hinge neatly repaired, else a nice, near fine copy of this heavy volume, the autobiography of Langston, born a slave, emancipated upon the death of his plantation owner father, later graduating from Oberlin College. He served as Minister Resident in Haiti and was for a time President of Virginia Normal and Collegiate Institute before being voted to the House of Representatives, the first black man to represent Virginia. The author Langston Hughes was named in his honor. .

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        Motyw z Kosciola Sw. Barbary (Krakow)" [Jezuitow].

      - Typ: rycina; Haslo: Krakow-koscioly; Przyn. adm.: wojewodztwo malopolskie (krakowskie); Sygnatura: Rycina sygnowana olowkiem pod kompozycja: "Motyw z Kosciola Sw. Barbary (Krakow) K. Dzielinski".; Technika: Akwatinta na kartonie; Format: 326x254.; Datowanie: Lata 30-te XX w.; Inf o autorze: K. J. Dzielinski (1894 Lwow-1955 Nowy Targ) malarz i przede wszystkim grafik, studiowal w ASP w Krakowie w 1918, 1921 i w latach 1927-1932, debiutowal w 1931, uprawial rozne techniki graficzne, glownie metalowe, zob. SAP t.2 ss.146-147.; Uwagi: Zespol klasztorny jezuitow: kosciol sw. Barbary (jezuitow od 1583) gotycki, ceglany, 1394-1399, z wykorzystaniem murow kostnicy 1338, przebudowany w duchu baroku, ok. 1680-1684, klasztor, ok. 1610-1615, z wykorzystaniem murow gotyckich kamienic, wielokrotnie przeksztalcany, zob. Atlas zabytkow s.526.; Kategorie tematyczne: architektura koscioly, religia zakony swieci / Architektur Kirchen/Kirche, Religion Heilige Orden / architecture churches/church, religion orders, convents, monasteries/order, convent, monastery saints/saint / Aquatintaradierung / aquatint;

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        Les Arts et les industries du papier en France, 1871 - 1894.

      Paris: Librairies-Imprimeries Réunies, sd 1894 - In-4; [4f.], 246p., [1p.]; illustrations hors-texte en noir et en couleur (dont la décomposition d'une illustration montrant 16 états successifs de tirage, 1 échantillon de papier peint contrecollé, et plusieurs reproductions d'affiches publicitaires en couleurs); très nombreuses illustrations dans le texte, certaines à pleine page. Reliure d'époque en demi-maroquin bleu à coins, dos à nerfs orné, plats et gardes marbrés, tranche supérieure dorée, couvertures illustrées conservées. Très bon exemplaire, sous étui cartonné recouvert de papier marbré. Bel ouvrage abordant l'industrie du papier, l'imprimerie, les procédés de gravure, le livre, la presse, l'estampe, l'affiche, le papier peint et la reliure. Illustrations photographiques des ateliers de Firmin-Didot, Vacquerel, Paul Dupont, Lefranc, Chaix, Berger-Levrault, Delagrave, Lenègre, Charles-Lavauzelle?, et jolies reproductions d'affiches en couleurs hors texte. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Tragedy of Pudden'head Wilson and the Comedy Those Extraordinary Twins. By Mark Twain

      Hartford, Conn: Amercan Publishing Company, 1894. First book edition of the combined works, "Puddn'head Wilson" having appeared alone in 1894 in London, first state of the text, frontispiece with the facsimile signature being 1-7/16 inches. 8vo. Frontispiece portrait of Clemens with facsimile signature in lower margin, illustrated throughout in the margins by F. M. Senior. 432, [2, blank] pp. Original brown cloth, decorated in black, lettred in gilt. Near fine. BAL 3442; McBride, p. 170; Johnson, Twain, pp. 59-61

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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

      London: James Elliott and Co., 1894. First edition. Hardcover. Folio. 2 volumes. Volume I. pp. xvi, 393, [1]. Volume II. pp. viii, 396, [4pp adverts]. Bound in maroon cloth displaying a gilt illustration of a sun and pentagram on the upper right front covers. The top edge of the text block is gilt; the fore-edge and bottom edge are untrimmed. The binding is solid and shows only minor spots of rubbing to the extremities; some discoloration is present near the edges of the covers. A very miniscule hole, (3 mm), runs through the upper corner tips of the first few leaves of volume I; a faint tan line is present on the inner half of pp. 88-89. Interior pages are otherwise clean. Many leaves are uncut. 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 philosphers, 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 of natural things in alchemy; concerning preparations in alchemical medicine, and many other sections. [Gilbert, A.E. Waite, A Bibliography, B13].

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        Poil de carotte.

      Flammarion 1894 - - Flammarion, Paris _1894, 12x19cm, relié. - Edition originale sur papier courant. Reliure à la bradel en demi percaline amande, dos lisse très légèrement passé orné d'un fleuron typographique doré, double filet doré en queue, pièce de titre de chagrin rouge, plats de papier marbré, couvertures conservées comportant de légères déchirures marginales sans gravité, reliure de l'époque. Précieux envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à Jean Ajalbert. Provenance : de la bibliothèque de Jean Ajalbert avec son ex-libris japonisant dans le style des nabis gravé sur bois à tout petit nombre, signé d'un monogramme, probablement celui de Félicien Rops. . La Librairie Le Feu Follet offre aux clients AbeBooks 10% de réduction ainsi que les frais de port vers la France métropolitaine sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 3220 EUR. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Trilby. 3 volumes

      London: Osgood, McIlvaine & Co, 1894. Hard Cover. Very Good. Hard Cover. First Edition. Association copy with signed letters from the author laid in. Volume one is bound in later tan cloth with gilt title to spine. Volumes two and three are bound in the original tan cloth with green titles to spines and front covers and illustration of Trilby to front covers. This set belonged to F.C. Burnand [Sir Francis "Frank" Burnand] the editor of Punch. Volume one bears his ownership inscription and all three volumes include his handwritten notes and markings along the margins. Du Maurier worked for Burnand as an illustrator for Punch before the bestselling success of this book. Inserted and laid-in are five autograph letters from Du Maurier, four to Burnand and one to the engraver Carl Hentschel. There are quick ink sketches in two of the letters - one of stick-like figures depicting the Punch artists, including Du Maurier himself, John Tenniel, Francis C. Burnand, Harry Furniss, Linley Sambourne, and Chalres Keene (each identified by their initials). One of the letters was written from Du Maurier's last address and is dated less than a year before his death. The story behind the rebinding of the first volume is that the book was lent to a public library for exhibition, at which time the original cloth casing was broken beyond repair due to some mishap. The bindings of volumes one and two are a little worn with rolled spines, fraying to spine ends, browning to spines and edges of boards, and bumping to corners. There is a five inch closed tear along the rear hinge of volume two. An interesting association copy. 246 pages in volume 1; 259 pages in volume 2; 182 pages plus list of books in volume 3. LIT/091613.

      [Bookseller: The Kelmscott Bookshop]
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        From Edinburgh to the Antarctic. An artist's notes and sketches during the Dundee Antarctic Expedition of 1892-93 . with a chapter by W. S. Bruce, naturalist of the barque "Balaena."

      Longmans, Gree and Co., London & New York 1894 - First edition, 8vo, pp.ix, [3], 364, 32 (ads); folding map, 1 other map printed in blue and black, numerous illustrations from sketches by the author throughout the text (some full-page); light rubbing but a near fine copy in Rosove's first binding of original green cloth stamped in silver and black on the upper cover and spine. Rosove 234.A1.a; Spence 825. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        "From Edinburgh to the Antarctic. An artist's notes and sketches during the Dundee Antarctic Expedition of 1892-93 ... with a chapter by W. S. Bruce, naturalist of the barque ""Balaena."""

      "Longmans, Gree and Co." London & New York: "Longmans, Gree and Co.". 1894. "First edition, 8vo, pp.ix, [3], 364, 32 (ads); folding map, 1 other map printed in blue and black, numerous illustrations from sketches by the author throughout the text (some full-page); light rubbing but a near fine copy in Rosove's first binding of original green cloth stamped in silver and black on the upper cover and spine. & & Rosove 234.A1.a; Spence 825."

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books]
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        Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

      Boston, Houghton, Mifflin & Co.,, 1894. The Astronomer-Poet of Persia rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald with an accompaniment of drawings by Elihu Vedder. Octavo. Original brown boards, titles and decoration to spine and upper board in brown and gilt. With the dust jacket. Housed in the original printed box. Gift inscription to front free endpaper otherwise near fine in dust jacket that has unevenly browned. Originally published in 1885. Vedder's arrangement of the Rubáiyát includes the entire translation by Fitzgerald but in a different order. A very handsome copy in an early dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Étude sur l'hérédité normal et morbide COPY SIGNED TO ETIENNE-JULES MAREY

      St. Petersburg 1894 - In-4° relié pleine percaline éditeur lie de vin gravée à froid sur les plats, 210 pp. 15 planches hors-texte de tableaux et un feuillet non chiffré d'explication des planches. Une petite morsure à la coiffe supérieure. Un petit manque de papier sur le bord latéral de la page de titre sans atteinte au titre. Bel et long envoi du savant russe à Marey sur la page de garde. Collection: Akademi?i?a nauk SSSR. Mémoires , 7. ser., v. 42, no. 9 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: PRISCA]
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        The Lives of the Chief Justices of England. From the Norman Conquest till the Death of Lord Tenterden. Five Volumes

      Long Island: Edward Thomson, 1894. The most sumptuous and elaborate of all the editions of the Campbell's Chief Justices, with many full-page plates, some in color and others folding; with the crimson dustwrappers, well preserved, in the original slipcases, somewhat worn

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.]
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        La Nonne Alferez Illustrations de Daniel Vierge gravées par Privat-Richard

      Paris, Alphonse Lemerre 1894 - Livre d'occasion In-18 de (15,3 x 9,6 cm), pleine percaline de l'époque, pièce de titre, couv. conservées, 4 ff. n. ch., VII pp., 175 pp., 2 ff. n. ch. Condition : Édition originale. Exemplaire enrichi d'un envoi autographe de l'auteur à Léon Hennique. Ex-libris du même sur le premier contreplat. Belle provenance. 400g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Faustroll]
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        Bibliographie des ouvrages relatifs a l'amour, aux femmes et au mariage et des livres facetieux pantagrueliques, satyriques, etc.

      Subject: (Bibliografia). Paris, 1894/1900, quattro volumi in-8vo t.tela con cop. orig. cons. all'interno, pp. 1299

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson And the Comedy Those Extraordinary Twins

      1894. First. hardcover. fine. Frontispiece portrait; illustrated with numerous line drawings in the margins. Rubricated title. 432pp. Tall thick 8vo, handsomely rebound in full brick morocco, t.e.g. Hartford: American Publishing Co., 1894. First Edition. A fine copy.

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        SIGNED LETTER

      1894. Good. HOLMES, Oliver Wendell. SIGNED LETTER. Addressed to William Dana Orcutt. Two oblong sheets, white wove paper, creased twice where the sheets have been folded. 7 by 8 3/4 inches. Writing to three sides. Return address and date: 296 Beacon Street. March 8, 1894. Mounted in a window mat and framed, with a contemporary photograph of Oliver Wendell Holmes. This poignant letter, composed by Holmes in his "sick chamber" in the final months of his life and dictated to his secretary, is a note of thanks to the young William Dana Orcutt for sending a copy of his first book "Good Old Dorchester: A Narrative History of the Town," which Orcutt had written written with the encouragement of Holmes. "Your book," Holmes writes, "has just been brought up to me, and is most welcome as companion of my convalescence." What follows is a wistful reverie of people and time past. "I have long been familiar with the old burial-ground and fond of visiting it. The Swan House is associated with some of my early recollections when as a boy I accompanied my father on one of his 'exchanges' with Dr Harris... I could not help wishing that the images which stood in front of the old Swan House had been still there as I remember them." One can imagine the "exchanges" between Holmes's father, Rev. Abiel Holmes, who was the minister of the First Church in Cambridge before its departure from Orthodoxy into Unitarianism, and Dr. Thaddeus Mason Harris, the pastor of the Unitarian First Church in Dorchester. Holmes also rememebers "the father of our venerable Dr John Pierce of Brookline," Howard Sargent, his classmate from Harvard, and "Old Dr Harris" who was "sound as a nut in orthodoxy." Holmes concludes graciously: "Regretting that I must employ the hand of another to express my sincere thanks, I am truly and gratefully yours." However, the Autocrat signs the letter himself "Oliver Wendell Holmes." The signature is clear and easily recognizable, although it lacks the firmness of his youthful hand. (DAB., Orcutt. From My Library Walls.).

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        Tales of Mean Streets

      London, Methuen. 1894, 1894. First Edition, First Issue. 8vo. 301pp + 32pp ads dated October 1894. Publisher's olive green cloth titled in gilt to spine and front boards. Bumped to frayed spine ends with some scuffing and light wear to extremities and with trifling wear. A very good, clean copy. Edges untrimmed, very light sporadic spotting. Inscribed by Morrison to front flyleaf to none other than Herbert Greenhough Smith; editor of the mighty Strand magazine and one of Morrison's first and most important literary patrons. Inscribed copies of Morrsion's more important works can be difficult to find, he tended towards reclusiveness and had the reputation of being respected rather than loved by his contemporaries, to find a copy inscribed to someone as significant in Morrison's life as Herbert G. Smith is indeed remarkable. A splendid object. Published a couple of years before 'A Child of The Jago' this book is part of Morrison's 'slums of London' cycle that ends with 'The Hole In The Wall' in 1902. With his gritty depictions of the moral and social compromises necessary for survival in such dreadful places, and his unwillingness to take a critical stance regarding his characters and their predicament, Morrison stands out as far superior to the standard crop of God-bothering 'urban reform through fiction' mongers that the late Victorian age spewed forth in their dozens. An interesting copy of a scarce and admirable book. Eric Quayle; Detective Fiction.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Cycle Gleanings, or Wheels and Wheeling For Business and Pleasure, and the Study of Nature

      Boston: Press of Skinner, Bartlett & Co., 1894. [2], 47pp (i.e.94), [32], with black and white photographs of New England scenes, and advertising throughout. Oblong format, bound in green cloth, binding and hinges tight. NO LABELS, NOR INSCRIPTIONS. Light damp mark to front cover, and along the lower edge of some pages in the beginning of the book, not affecting the text, nor illustrations. SCARCE. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Monroe Bridge Books, MARIAB Member]
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