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        Tom Sawyer Abroad

      N.Y: Charles L. Webster & Co, 1894. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine condition thus. BAL 3440, binding A. (1), half-title, 219 pp., frontis illus; 4 pp. advertisements; 8vo; original gilt stamped tan cloth with front cover and spine illustrations in bronze & black; 24 plate illustrations. BAL notes some copies with an extra fly-leaf at the back, however this copy lacks front endpapers (i-iv) as called for, starts with the half-title and has two blank endpapers in back. The appearance suggests that the book was misbound in this way, as the book is overall very fresh and tight with no indication of f.e.p removed. There is the appearance of a rectangular strip of glue or paste under front pastedown near hinge, with corresponding light offset on half-title, but front paste down and half-title appear to be the same sheet. Similar use of adhesive under rear pastedown, so we are surmising that this was part of the original binding process. (Or we are wrong and in need of a second, better informed opinion.) Ownership name in pen vertically across f.e.p.; moderate bubbling of cloth on back cover and a bit on upper spine. Otherwise a very bright, clean copy.

      [Bookseller: G. F. Wilkinson Books]
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        Tom Sawyer Abroad by Huck Finn

      New York: Charles Webster & Company. Publisher's original pictorial tan cloth with titles stamped in gilt and featuring a scene of two young boys running from a lion. Boards with modest shelf wear and some soiling. Spine toned. Wear showing to corners with a slight bump to top front corner. Contents clean. Former owner's bookplate mounted to the front paste-down. Illustrations by Dan Beard. 219 pages, [4] publisher's catalog pages. binding A with the distance between Twain and Webster on the spine at 5 5/8in. In a chemise and custom half-leather slipcase....Additional photographs available. . Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1894.

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        Tom Sawyer Abroad

      New York: Charles L. Webster, 1894. Grey cloth with pictorial decoration abd gilt lettering to the front board and the spine. Illustrated throughout with black and white plates. There is some soiling and mild staining to the cloth with a bit of browning and dustoisl to the outer page edges. A previous owner's inscription appears on the front endpage. Signatures have started, however the binding remains sound.. First Edition. Decorated Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Dan Beard. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova. Written by Himself. Now for the First Time Translated into English

      Privately Printed, 1894., 1894. LIMITED EDITION, this being No 115 of 1000 copies, 500 of which were printed for the USA. 12 volumes; 8vo (L: 16 x H: 7¾ inches). Beautiful contemporary binding by Bayntun in full green morocco, with gilt titles and gilt to spines evenly faded to brown, gilt rule to boards with corner pieces; marbled end papers; top edges gilt others untrimmed.

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        The Land of Heart's Desire

      London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1894. First edition of Yeats' first play, one of 500 copies. Cover and title page with Aubrey Beardsley illustration. Publisher's purple-pink paper covers, page edges untrimmed. Some flaking and a few tears to spine but still well intact, covers very lightly foxed and faded, former owner inscription to front cover and bookplate to endpaper, offsetting to front free endpaper. Housed in a custom folding case. Overall, a well-preserved copy of this fragile book, Yeats' first published play, with Beardsley's design for the Avenue Theatre poster. The inaugural performance occurred on March 29, 1894. Wade 10.. First Edition. Original Wraps. Very Good.

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        THE MEMOIRS OF SHERLOCK HOLMES. [First Edition.] 1894

      London: George Newnes, 1894. FIRST EDITION / FIRST PRINTING. This is the First Printing of Arthur Conan Doyle's collection of Sherlock Holmes' adventures, as recorded by Doctor Watson, containing eleven stories, including 'The Final Problem,' in which Holmes tumbles off a cliff to his inevitable death. Illustrations by Sidney Paget. A large book at 9 3/16 inches tall. 8 preliminary, 279, 1 blank, pages. With ninety illustrations in the text (including frontispiece). Bound in the publisher's dark blue cloth binding over thick beveled boards. Front cover and spine intricately blocked and lettered in gilt and black. All edges cased in gilt. Gold feather patterned endpapers. Printed on thick, quality paper. In very good condition, but with some generalized shelf and usage wear. The hinges are sound, but there is abrasion through the decorative cloth along the top of the rear hinge. There is foxing, as shown in the pictures. The top corner of the text block was bumped at some point. A small name in pencil on the front end paper, else free of writing. Comes with a removable clear archival dust jacket. Overall, an excellent copy of The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. All books are professionally wrapped, to help ensure safe handling during transit. We regularly ship internationally. And, we offer a full refund guarantee, per our terms as described on our site, with notification of such intent requested. Additional photographs are available. Please contact us with any inquiries.

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        The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

      George Newnes 1894. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good +/No Jacket. First UK Edition. Complete in original pictorial blue cloth with gilt titling. Prize school bookplate. Newspaper article taped on to half title. Bindings solid. Textblock nice and clean, with just a small amount of infrequent light spotting. No inscriptions. Very Good solid copy.

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        Safar Nameh Persian Pictures a Book of Travel

      London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1894.. First Edition First Printing. Gold Embossed Boards. Good Plus/No Jacket. 7 ¾ x 5 ¼ Inches Hardcover First edition of this book written anonymously by Gertrude Bell , 294 pages in bright clean condition just very light browning as usual due to paper used this is very slight and pages are sound not brittle. Decorated endpapers with light foxing to rear front and back, no other foxing. Outer boards have gold lettering on spine and persian title on front, lettering is a little dulled on spine, a few small marks on spine and board, slight wear to corners and top and bottom of spine, slight slant to spine. Overall a pleasing copy of a scarce title SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST

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        Collection of Banbury Cross Series books for Children: Aesop's Fables, Blue Beard & Puss in Boots, Sleeping Beauty & Whittington and His Cat, Fireside Stroies, The Fairy Gifts and Tom Hickathrift, The History of Cinderella or The Little Glass Slipper, Banbury Cross and Other Nursery Rhymes, Aladdin or The Wonderful Lamp, Little Red Riding Hood & The History of Tom Thumb, Jack The Giant-Killer and Beauty And The Beast, and The History of Ali Baba And The Forty Thieves

      by I. M. Dent & Co., London: 1894 and 1895. This collection of eleven individual titles are all in very good+ or better condition bound in maroon cloth covered boards with gilt decorations and text on the spines and front boards and illustrated end sheets. Each are 24mos measuring 5 5/8" by 3 1/2" with gilt top edges to the text blocks and with two exceptions (Little Red riding Hood and Jack the Giant Killer) there are maroon ribbon ties sewn-in at the edges of the boards. The volume of Little Red Riding Hood & Tom Thumb lack one of the two ribbon ties and shows dampness stain around the edges of the fixed end sheets which did not migrate to either the free end sheets or the other pages in the book. The volumes of Aesop's Fables (illustrated by Charles Robinson), Fairy Gifts & Tom Hickathrift, Nursery Rhymes and Jack The Giant Killer each show very mild dampness staining around the upper edges of the fixed end sheets which did not migrate to either the free end sheets or the other pages in the book.

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        The Jungle Book [together with] The Second Jungle Book

      London, Macmilllan & Co.,, 1894 & 1895. 2 volumes, octavo. Bound in mid-20th century full blue calf, one red and one green morocco label to each spine, titles and decoration to spines gilt, twin rules to boards gilt, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Housed in a cloth slipcase. Illustrated by J. L. Kipling, W. H. Drake, P. Frenzeny. The lightest of rubbing to corners. An excellent set. First Editions, First Impressions.

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        THE YELLOW FAIRY BOOK (Large Paper Copy)

      London: Longmans Green & Co., 1894. First edition, 26 x 18cm (8vo), in publisher's vellum-backed grey boards w/cream paper title-label (printed in gilt) to spine, raised bands, deckle edges, [i-ix] x-xvi, [1] 2-321 pp. + tissue-guarded frontis leaf, w/21 full-page & 82 in-text b&w illustrations by Henry Justice Ford. Limited Edition (89/140) printed on handmade paper by Spottiswoode & Co., London. With the decorative bookplate of Edwin Frederick Fitch to fr. pastedown. Binding Very Good (spine sl. darkened & rear cover sl. soiled), contents Near-Fine. Green 82 ("the earlier fairy books were issued also in limited editions on large paper"), 245.

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        Sounds and Their Relations. A Complete Manual of Universal Alaphabetics (sic); Illustrated by means of Visible Speech: And Exhibiting the Pronunciation of English, in Various Styles and of other Languages and Dialects

      Washington DC: Volta Bureau, 1894. Early book on speech by father of Alexander Graham Bell. Covers worn at corners, with small holes at joint of spine and covers. Small ship missing from spine. Some pages loose from binding. Very scarce in any early edition.. Assumed First American Edition. Hard Cover. Good-.

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        The Writings of Charles Dickens

      Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1894.. Octavo, red three quarters leather. 32 volumes. With a signed card from Dickens in volume one. The complete works of Charles Dickens. One of 500 copies. In excellent condition, with only light wear. Presents beautifully.

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        A STRAY LEAF From The CORRESPONDENCE Of WASHINGTON IRVING And CHARLES DICKENS

      New York:: Printed at the De Vinne Press,. 1894.. 12mo. 7-1/8" x 5". 1st edition (BAL Vol 5, p. 195; Miller, p. 31). Not in Gimbel. Copy #10, of 15 cc, with 3 states of the frontis, with a total publication limitation of 77 cc. 39, [3] pp. Printed on Japan paper. P. 39 mis-numbered '3'.. Original publisher's blue cloth stamped in gilt. Housed in a custom red morocco pull-off case.. A Nr Fine book housed in a similar case. From the library of. Alexander Hudnut, with his gilt stamped black leather label to the. front paste-down (cf. American Art Association 1926 sale catalogue,. "The Important Library of Alexander Hudnut", Lot #29).. Andrews an active bookman most of his life, who, beginning in 1865, published 36 volumes of taste & distinction, of which 26 sprang from his pen, all of which can counted as rather uncommon if not down right scarce. Furthermore, Andrews, along with DeVinne, who was acknowledged as one of the most accomplished & admired printers of the day, plus 7 others, founded, in 1884, the famous New York society of bibliophiles, the Grolier Club. . Copperplate frontis, engraved by Edwin Davis French, of the Steamship Brittania, in 3 states, after an engraving of the drawing by Clarkson Stanfield, formerly in the possession of Charles Dickens.

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        THE JUNGLE BOOK AND THE SECOND JUNGLE BOOK

      London, 1894, 1895: MacMillan, 1894 From TBCL's Children's Bookcase. Kipling, Rudyard THE JUNGLE BOOK AND THE SECOND JUNGLE BOOK. London: Macmillan, 1894, 1895. 8vo. 212, 238p. Classic First Editions, First Issue. Wonderfully illustrated in black & white throughout by Kipling's father, J. Lockwood Kipling with W. H. Drake & P. Frenzeny. The Jungle Book bound in full blue calf, four raised bands, gilt titles to spine, blue endpapers, the front cover bound in. A lovely near fine or better copy, all edges gilt WITH The Second Jungle Book bound in gilt ruled & titled half red calf & linen, five raised bands, covers bound in at the rear. A fine excellent example. "This most desirable pair will always fill an honorable place in any library of children's books" (Quayle 87). Richards A76 & A85; Stewart 123 & 132. Livingston 104, 116. A lovely mixed set of one of the cornerstone titles in children's literature & Kipling highlight & along with Just So Stories, his most beloved work. Custom red & blue leather slipcase. First published in magazine format in 1893-4. British Nobel laureate Rudyard Kipling was born in India lived there & in England & wrote these stories when he lived in Vermont. The tales are fables, using animals in an anthropomorphic manner to give moral lessons. The verses of The Law of the Jungle, for example, lay down rules for the safety of individuals, families & communities. Kipling put in them nearly everything he knew or "heard or dreamed about the Indian jungle." Other readers have interpreted the work as allegories of the politics & society of the time. The best-known of them are the three stories revolving around the adventures of an abandoned "man cub" Mowgli who is raised by wolves in the Indian Jungle with the help of Baloo the bear & Bagheera the black panther, & then has to fight the tiger Shere Khan. The most famous of the other stories are probably "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi", the story of a heroic mongoose, & "Toomai of the Elephants", the tale of a young elephant-handler. "The White Seal", in which the main character seeks a haven for his people where they would be safe from hunters, has been considered a metaphor for Zionism, then in its beginning. As with much of Kipling's work, each of the stories is preceded by a piece of verse, & succeeded by another. $2475. 1st Edition. Illus. by J. Lockwood Kipling with W. H. Drake & P. Frenzeny.

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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. [set]

      London: Macmillan and Co., 1894 and 1895., 1894. 2 volumes. 8vo. Handsomely bound in full dark blue morocco, gilt titles and ornament to spines, black endpapers all edges gilt, original decorative boards and spine bound in at the rear of each volume. Internally clean. A fine copy. The 'Jungle Books' is a collection of short stories, the best-known being the three tales revolving around the adventures of the abandoned 'man cub' Mowgli who is raised by wolves in the Indian jungle. The most famous of the other stories are probably 'Rikki-Tikki-Tavi', the story of a heroic mongoose, and 'Toomai of the Elephants', the tale of a young elephant-handler. Stewart [123, 132]

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        The Jungle Book

      London: Macmillan and Co.,, 1894. With Illustrations by J. L. Kipling, W. H. Drake, and P. Frenzeny. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles and pictorial design to spine and upper board gilt, dark green coated endpapers, all edges gilt. Frontispiece and illustrations throughout the text. Spine bumped, head of spine with a light crease, gift inscription to fly leaf, some foxing to preliminaries, still a lovely bright copy. First edition, first impression.

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        THE JUNGLE BOOK AND THE SECOND JUNGLE BOOK

      London, 1894, 1895: MacMillan, 1894 From TBCL's Children's Bookcase. Kipling, Rudyard THE JUNGLE BOOK AND THE SECOND JUNGLE BOOK. London: Macmillan, 1894, 1895. 8vo. 212, 238p. Classic First Editions, First Issue. Wonderfully illustrated in black & white throughout by Kipling's father, J. Lockwood Kipling with W. H. Drake & P. Frenzeny. The Jungle Book bound in full blue calf, four raised bands, gilt titles to spine, blue endpapers, the front cover bound in. A lovely near fine or better copy, all edges gilt WITH The Second Jungle Book bound in gilt ruled & titled half red calf & linen, five raised bands, covers bound in at the rear. A fine excellent example. "This most desirable pair will always fill an honorable place in any library of children's books" (Quayle 87). Richards A76 & A85; Stewart 123 & 132. Livingston 104, 116. A lovely mixed set of one of the cornerstone titles in children's literature & Kipling highlight & along with Just So Stories, his most beloved work. Custom red & blue leather slipcase. First published in magazine format in 1893-4. British Nobel laureate Rudyard Kipling was born in India lived there & in England & wrote these stories when he lived in Vermont. The tales are fables, using animals in an anthropomorphic manner to give moral lessons. The verses of The Law of the Jungle, for example, lay down rules for the safety of individuals, families & communities. Kipling put in them nearly everything he knew or "heard or dreamed about the Indian jungle." Other readers have interpreted the work as allegories of the politics & society of the time. The best-known of them are the three stories revolving around the adventures of an abandoned "man cub" Mowgli who is raised by wolves in the Indian Jungle with the help of Baloo the bear & Bagheera the black panther, & then has to fight the tiger Shere Khan. The most famous of the other stories are probably "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi", the story of a heroic mongoose, & "Toomai of the Elephants", the tale of a young elephant-handler. "The White Seal", in which the main character seeks a haven for his people where they would be safe from hunters, has been considered a metaphor for Zionism, then in its beginning. As with much of Kipling's work, each of the stories is preceded by a piece of verse, & succeeded by another. $2475. 1st Edition. Illus. by J. Lockwood Kipling with W. H. Drake & P. Frenzeny.

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        The Jungle Book; with The Second Jungle Book. [set]

      London, Macmillan and Co., 1894 - 1895., 1894. FIRST EDITIONS. 2 vols., 8vo. Illustrated. Original publisher's blue cloth with gilt titles and decoration to spines, illustration in gilt to uppers with gilt borders; all edges gilt. Minor shelf wear, both volumes are tightly bound without the often seen cracking to inner joints, cloth is fresh and bright, if a little toned to spine. A crisp, fine set. The 'Jungle Books' is a collection of short stories, the best-known being the three tales revolving around the adventures of the abandoned 'man cub' Mowgli who is raised by wolves in the Indian jungle. The most famous of the other stories are probably 'Rikki-Tikki-Tavi', the story of a heroic mongoose, and 'Toomai of the Elephants', the tale of a young elephant-handler. Stewart [123, 132]

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        The Jungle Book and The Second Jungle Book

      London: Macmillan 1894, 1895.. First editions of both volumes in The Jungle Book. Octavo, two volumes, original blue cloth decorated and lettered in gilt, all edges gilt. A near fine set with only light rubbing to the spine ends and some light scattered foxing to the preliminaries. Illustrated by J. L. Kipling, W.H. Drake and P. Frenzeny. Comes with the sales slip from 1941, and have not transferred hands until this time, having been preserved in a collection since then. A very bright set.

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        Longman's Magazine, Volumes 1-24

      Longmans Green and Co. London: Longmans, Green, and Co.. (1882-1894). First. Magazine. The first 24 volumes (November, 1882-October, 1894) of this monthly literary magazine known for debuting the works of many important writers, and for Andrew Lang's influential column: "At the Sign of the Ship," which featured literary gossip, criticism, and fairy tales. Octavos. Contemporary half morocco and marbled paper boards. Ex-library with bookplates, else no other markings. Volume 1 lacking pages 515-524 and 569-588, volume 2 lacking pages 251-270; chipping to the spine backs, a few detached boards; volume 15 only rebound in half cloth; else a good or better complete run. Included are first appearances of Stevenson's Prince Otto, The Treasure of Franchard, and other works; H. Rider Haggard's Allan Quatermain; and works by Margaret Oliphant, Edith Nesbit, Walter Besant, James Payn, and Rudyard Kipling. Also included are: "The Art of Fiction" and The Pupil by Henry James, William Archer's "The Anatomy of Acting" (later published as Masks or Faces), and Joseph Jacob's "Cap-o'-Rushes" (published anonymously in Lang's column of February 1889). In his capacity as reader and literary advisor to the Longmans firm and de facto editor, Lang made Longman's a vehicle for his own tastes and prejudices, as well as a magazine of importance. .

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        THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON (EDINBURGH EDITION) (28 Volumes) (Leather Bound)

      London: Piccadilly. Good+;. 1894-98. Hardcover. 28 volumes. Edinburgh Edition of 1,035 copies. This set being #222. Red three quarter Moroccan leather bound covers are worn at the corners. There is also faint evidence in the lower block of the spines where at one time there was a library label. Were it not for these 2 issues, the covers are in outstanding condition. 5 raised bands on spines. Gilt borders on spines and covers. Red satin cloth boards. Boards and spines are straight. Bindings are tight. Marbled paste downs and end sheets. A plate on the front paste downs that reads: "Blevins Davis, Trianon Place, Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, Colorado." On the back end sheet and paste down are remnants of library pockets that have been removed. On the lower part of the title page there is a very, very small stamp " College of St. Joseph on the Rio Grande Library". Pages clean and appear unread. Gilt top edges. Untrimmed fore edges. In spite of the library markings, which are not very prominent, this is a beautiful set of Stevenson's works. .

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        PRIDE AND PREJUDICE. With a preface by George Saintsbury

      George Allen. London.,1894. LIMITED EDITION. One of only 250 large paper copies for England, from a total of 275 copies (there were another 25 copies for America) with all the101 fine line illustrations printed onto fine tissue paper and mounted onto the page. The text printed on Unbleached Arnold paper. Large 8vo.(10.5 x 7.2 inches). Previous owners name, dated Christmas 1896, on half title. A fine, clean copy in a beautiful fine binding of full purple morocco, extra gilt, by Bayntun-Riviere. Spine with two raised bands. Green label ruled and lettered in gilt. Elaborate continous lattice design with Vases, various plants and flowers and numerous dots, all in gilt, among the wavy lines, to the spine and both boards. Four gilt inner ruled borders surrounding purple endpapers decorated with gold floral design. Top edge gilt, the others untrimmed. A lovely clean and crisp copy of this scarce limited edition. One of the most beautifully illustrated books of the late nineteenth century in a stunning fine binding. :

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        Pride and Prejudice

      Macmillan and Co., Ltd. London. 1894. With an introduction by George Saintsbury. Original dark green publisher's cloth with gilt titles to spine and front. Ornate gilt peacock design to the upper cover and spine. All edges gilt; original dark slate green endpapers. xxvii, 476 pp.; b/w frontispiece and numerous line drawings by Hugh Thomson. First edition of the Hugh Thomson illustrated edition. Externally very Near Fine, showing some minor bumping and small 1mm dot to the spine. Internally , aside from some foxing to the blanks and half title, very clean and bright with no ink marks or writing. The hinges are in excellent order. Overall an outstanding example of this attractive edition.

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        The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

      London: George Newnes, Limited 1894, 1st Edition. () [6], 279pp. Very good. Octavo. Deep blue cloth with gilt stamped lettering on spine and front cover, black stamped illustration on front cover. Mild wear to boards with a small amount of professional restoration done to spine, bevelled edges. Light green grey endpapers decorated with a flower pattern. Minor professional repair to inner joints. Light foxing on endpapers and a few pages throughout. B / W frontis depicting 'The Death of Sherlock Holmes' and B / W illustrations on many of the pages. Tight text block. Gilt outer edge of text block. Illustrations by Sidney Paget. Eleven short stories by the famous Scottish author and physician, all centering around the famous fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes. The frontispiece displays the iconic depiction of Holmes and Moriarty at Reichenbach. The short story 'The Cardboard Box' is supressed from this edition (probably due to its inclusion of adultry) even though it had previously appeared along with the 11 other stories in Strand Magazine..

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        Sonnets and Lyrical Poems

      Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1894. Hard Cover. 1 of 310 copies. This is a beautiful Kelmscott press book with some of RossettiÕs loveliest poetry. Bound in original limp vellum with gilt title to spine. The boards are in very good condition with the fragile ties missing, minor rubbing and discoloring, as is common with vellum, and some spotting to the pastedowns, apparently from the original gluing. The interior is beautifully printed in red and black with an elaborate woodcut border to title page and many ornate woodcut initials throughout the text. The text is in very good condition with just a little aging along the fore-edges. The book is printed on MorrisÕs Flower paper in Golden type. Bookplate of John Villers Farwell III and book label of H.V. Willing affixed to front pastedown. 197 pages. PRI/030912. Very Good.

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        [Vins et Gastronomie] Le vigneron dans sa vigne

      Paris: Mercure de France, 1894. Broché. 9x14cm. Edition originale imprimée à petit nombre sur vergé. Signature datée manuscrite de l'auteur. Joint une coupure de presse qui a laissé une ombre sur les pages de garde et de faux titre. Rare. - Mercure de France, Paris _1894, 9x14cm, broché. - Vins et Gastronomie broché

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        The Works

      London: Chapman and Hall,, 1894. 17 volumes, octavo. Contemporary crimson half morocco, titles and decoration to spines, flat bands, crimson cloth boards, marbled endpapers and edges. With numerous black and white illustrations by George Cruikshank. Spines lightly rubbed, previous owner inscription to the front free endpaper in a couple of volumes, Charles Dicken's centenary stamp pasted to front free endpaper of each volume. An attractive library set in excellent condition. Two volumes are dated 1894 and 1895, the rest are undated.

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        THE SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT (CLAUDIUS BOMBARNAC)

      1894. hardcover. Verne, Jules. THE SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT. Or The Adventures of Claudius Bombarnac. New York: Lovell, Coryell & Company, n.d. [1894]. 10 pp (paginated 3-12) undated ads. Original tan cloth pictorially decorated in brown. <p>First American Edition, the only Verne title published by this publisher. As noted in T&M, the U.S. Book Company copyrighted this tale (titled CLAUDIUS BOMBARNAC) in September 1894, and two copies were deposited, but no such book was ever published. On October 9th they copyrighted the same tale as SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT. (It was also during the month of October that Sampson Low published its edition in London.) Then on November 10th, Lovell Coryell published THE SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT (adding a "THE"), with 52 illustrations, as here (Lovell Coryell was affiliated with United States Book Co., and the latter&#39;s copyright appears on this copy&#39;s copyright page). It was also so issued in wrappers. By December, E. A. Weeks of Chicago also came out with an edition of this title.</p> <p>This is a very good-plus copy (minor soil and edge-wear, marginal chip in one ad leaf, faint crease in rear board). This is one of the toughest American Vernes to find, and this is only the second copy we have seen in thirty years. Taves & Michaluk V040.</p> (Sumner & Stillman Code:11924)

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        The Castle Of The Carpathians

      New York : The Merriam Company, [1894]. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Duplessis. 8vo, 211pp+1 ad. Original green decorated pictorial cloth rebacked, very good. A very attractive volume, with the with the "nyctalop" (like a dragon with wings) dominating the front cover. inside front cover faint indication of bookplate removed. Previous owners small neat signature on inside front end flap.& Plate page 105 a small tear at top 1/2" not affecting illustration.& 37 full page b&w wood engravings, (out of sequence by page number)., The Merriam Company published the first American edition, , in November 1894, and although undated, came out about a year after the first London 1893 edition.

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        Ballarat and Vicinity. A Condensed but Comprehensive Account of her Financial, Commercial, Manufacturing, Mining, and Agricultural Enterprises; Her Progress and Population in the Past and Possibilities in the Future

      F. W. Niven & Co.Ballarat:: F. W. Niven & Co.,. [1894?].. First edition. Paperback. Good +. Ballarat "the Golden", the Victorian boom town, is the site of the only armed civil uprising in Australia's history, the Eureka Rebellion; the Ballarat Fine Art Gallery is the home of the Eureka Flag. Other Ballarat points of interest include the Botanical Gardens, Prime Minister's Avenue, Her Majesty's theatre, and the first municipal observatory. The biographies listed here include local businesses, hotels and clubs, such as Craig's Royal Stables, The Ballarat Star, the Royal George Hotel, The Club Hotel, and Henry Brind and the Warrenheip Distillery. No date, ca. 1894, large 4to, frontis, 232pp, 14 plates, with the last one an ad, b&w ills throughout. Decorative paper wraps with red cloth binding. Title in dark brown at front cover, no title at red cloth spine. With a full page crisp photo process advertisement for F. W. Niven & Co. at the last page. Covers and spine dusty and rubbed, with small chip lower corner. Front inner hinge loose but holding, previous owner signature at ffep.

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        TOM SAWYER ABROAD

      1894. 1. TWAIN,MARK. TOM SAWYER ABROAD by Huck Finn, edited by Mark Twain. NY: Harp. Bros. 1894 (1894). 8vo, tan pict. cloth, some very light spotting on covers and tiny pinhole on title page else fine. 1st ed. (variation A with 5 5/8" between the words Webster and Twain on spine). Huck Finn is the narrator of the further travels and adventures of Tom Sawyer. Illus. with half-tone plates by Dan Beard. BAL 3440.

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        L'arte di cavalcare con aggiunta il cavallo attaccato alla carrozza... salo', tip. giovanni devoti, 1894.

      Quattro volumi di cm. 22, pp. lii, 415 (1); 453 (3); 430 (2); 455 (1). Con due tavole fuori testo al primo volume. Solida legatura coeva in cartonato rigido con titoli a stampa a piatti e dorsi. Esemplare stampati su carta particolarmente forte, marginoso (in barbe) e parzialmente a fogli chiusi. In eccellente stato di conservazione. Dedica manoscritta dell'autore. Vi è inoltre inserita una fotografia dell'epoca raffigurante un cavallerizzo (l'autore?). Edizione originale ed unica di questa ampia trattazione sull'arte di cavalcare. Non comune.

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        The Lives of the Chief Justices of England. From the Norman Conquest till the Death of Lord Tenterden. Five Volumes

      The most lavish and extensive edition of Lord Campbell's Chief Justices, providing us with an unbroken biographical record from the Norman Conquest through the first part of the 19th century, with 126 full page illustrations, 14 in color. 3/4 brown morocco over marbled boards, the top edges gilt. Edward Thomson Co., Northport, 1894-99.

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        The Land of Heart's Desire

      London: T. Fisher Unwin London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1894. First edition of Yeats' first play, one of 500 copies. Cover and title page with Aubrey Beardsley illustration. Publisher's purple-pink paper covers, page edges untrimmed. Some flaking and a few tears to spine but still well intact, covers very lightly foxed and faded, former owner inscription to front cover and bookplate to endpaper, offsetting to front free endpaper. Housed in a custom folding case. Overall, a well-preserved copy of this fragile book, Yeats' first published play, with Beardsley's design for the Avenue Theatre poster. The inaugural performance occurred on March 29, 1894. Wade 10.. First Edition. Original Wraps. Very Good.

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        Letters . .. Edited by Mabel Loomis Todd

      Boston: Roberts Brothers 1894 Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1894. First edition. 2 vols., Small 8vo. Engraved frontispieces (portrait in vol. I; Dickinson home in vol. II), 3 facsimile letters; [iv], xii, 228; [viii], 229-454 pp. Original green buckram, covers and spines stamped in gilt with Indian pipes motif (BAL's variant 1). Spine of volume I darkened with some loss of gilt, light shelfwear. Very good. Volume II supplied from another set, near fine. In custom morocco-backed slipcase and chemise. BAL 4660; Myerson A3.1.a (notes only three copies inscribed by Todd). Provenance: A.J. Lyman (his ownership inscription to flyleaf, "A.J. Lyman / Brooklyn New York," and presentation inscription from editor on half-title) . Volume I INSCRIBED to Mabel Loomis Todd's confidant and perhaps the first independent reader of the proofs of the LETTERS, Albert Josiah Lyman: "To Dr. Lyman / from /Mabel Loomis Todd / Amherst, / 17 Decr 1894." Todd met Lyman, minister of the South Congregational Church of Brooklyn, in February of 1894 while on a lecture tour. In a letter, dated 13 February 1894, to her ailing lover Austin Dickinson, Todd mentions with delight that "I have had an independent literary judgement on the proof of the LETTERS this morning which fills me with joy." The favorable judgement was pronounced by Lyman, who Longsworth describes as "Handsome, sympathetic, liberal in his views, and a clergyman of great pastoral power ..." (AUSTIN AND MABEL, p. 380n). After Austin Dickinson's death, "Dr. Lyman was the one [Todd] confided in and from whom she received remarkable and unorthodox consolation" (ibid). In January, 1894, Todd sent proofs of the LETTERS to every correspondent who allowed letters from Dickinson to be published (Meyerson, p. 34), and it is likely that Lyman was the first independent critic of the work. No one played a more crucial part in the early acceptance of Dickinson as a major American poet than Mabel Loomis Todd. She was the first posthumous steward of Dickinson's work, seeing the poems and letters into print for the first time. Meyerson notes only three copies of the LETTERS inscribed by Todd, all dated December, 1894. No significant inscribed copies of the LETTERS have appeared at auction in the last 30 years

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        A Woman of No Importance

      London: John Lane at the Sign of The Bodley Head London: John Lane at the Sign of The Bodley Head, 1894. First edition, one of 50 large-paper copies printed on handmade paper. Original publisher's yellow buckram boards with gilt decorations to covers and spine, spine lettered in gilt. Covers toned along outer margin, spine toned, only the slightest trace of rubbing to the extremities, former owner bookplate to front pastedown, and light offsetting to endpapers. A very good, tight and clean copy. An extremely scarce book in the large-paper format. Mason 365.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

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        Oeuvres complètes I-III.

      Bruxelles 1894. Portrait,LV,(1),855,(1),6 plates (one folding) + Portrait,VI,854,(2) + Portrait,(8),556pp. Illustrated. Quarto. Gilt calf backed boards with original printed first wrappers tipped in. Front covers with gilt textOffert par la Classe des Sciences de l´Academie Royale de Belgique. Small gift ticket inside covers.. 3 volumes

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        Antibarbarus I oder die Welt für sich und die Welt für mich.

      Berlin, Lewent'sche Buchdruckerei, 1894. (2),78 s. Samtida gult hklbd med lätt nött grön titeletikett. Marmorerade snitt. Tyvärr bunden utan omslag. Med Thore Virgins namnteckning daterad 1949 på främre pärmens insida och dedikation från författaren till G. Mittag-Leffler på titelbladet. Dedikationen skuren överst med obetydliga textförluster.. Zetterlund I:59. Allt som utkom. Utgavs av Bibliographisches Bureau som även publicerade översättningar av bl.a. "En dåres försvarstal" och "Tjänstekvinnans son" vid samma tid. Första svenska utgåvan kom 1906. I början av 1890-talet intresserade sig Strindberg mer och mer för naturvetenskapliga frågor. Under sin Paristid 1894-95 kom han i kontakt med några av de främsta företrädarna för den "moderna alkemin". Han genomförde en lång rad experiment bl.a. efter hypoteserna att antalet grundämnen var betydligt färre än den etablerade vetenskapen hävdade och att man i laboratoriet kunde förvandla ett grundämne till ett annat och t.ex. skapa guld. Strindberg var mån om att sprida sina alkemiska spekulationer i vetenskapliga kretsar. Gösta Mittag-Leffler var framstående teoretisk matematiker och verkade mycket för internationellt samarbete inom sin disciplin, bl.a. genom grundandet och utgivandet av tidskriften "Acta matematica". Han umgicks även tillsammans med sin syster Anna Charlotta Leffler i Stockholms konstnärs- och författarkretsar. August Strindberg hade lärt känna honom personligen 1891-92. Samma år som "Antibarbarus" gavs ut upptäckte engelska kemister grundämnet argon. De hade utgått från iakttagelsen att kvävgas som utvanns ur kväveföreningar var lättare än kvävgas framställd ur luften. Detta förhållande hade även Strindberg intresserat sig för. I ett brev till Birger Mörner den 21 maj 1895 nämner han att "Prof. Leffler var i Oxford när argon creerades och var nog patriot upplysa att en svensk luktat på ämnet tre månar förut." Detta syftar på "Antibarbarus" tredje kapitel där Strindberg redovisar sina teorier om kvävet. Senare bedömare har tillskrivit Strindbergs naturvetenskapliga skriverier ett visst konstnärligt och poetiskt värde, men knappast något vetenskapligt. Själv var han av en annan uppfattning

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        Pan. Af løjtnant Thomas Glahns papirer.

      Kbh. 1894. 8vo. 241 s.. Privat nyere pent skinnbind. For- og bakomslaget bundet med. Ubetydelige lyter på omslaget. Et delikat eksemplar

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        The Lives of the Chief Justices of England. From the Norman Conquest till the Death of Lord Tenterden. Five Volumes

      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. Edward Thomson, Long Island, 1894.

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        Paulys Real-Encyclopädie der classischen Altertumswissenschaft. Neue Bearbeitung 1894-1980.

      53 volumes. 385 cm in all. Reihe 1: 24 volumes in 25 (1894-1963). Reihe 2: 10 volumes in 11 (1914-1972). Supplement: 15 volumes (1903-1978) + Register der Nachträge und Supplemente (1980) + Index to the Supplements and Suppl. of Pauly-Wissowa (1980). J.B. Metzlerscher Verlag, Stuttgart, Alfred Druckenmüller Verlag in München and Ares Publishers, Chicago. 8vo. In almost uniform brown half calf bindings, 19 volumes in darker brown leather - except for suppl. volumes XIV-XV and the two index volumes.. Complete. The first print of the standard German encyclopedia on the ancient Greek and Latin classics, that is of classical scholarship, covering literature, history, antiquities, biography, etc. The work was founded by August Pauly in 1837, the socalled Ur-Pauly, and this work, the Real-Encyclopädie, is the full work, with articles written by the greatest German and international experts. It is still unsurpassed.in scope and scholarship. The bindings are nearly all uniform, despite the long run of publishing

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        L'Effort. La Madone. L'Antéchrist. L'Immortalité (with lithographs by Alexandre Lunois, Carlos Schwabe, et al

      Paris: Sociétaires de l'Académie des Beaux Livres, 1894, first edition, of the total edition of 180 copies, this copy was produced for Henri Père du Bois (name printed on the colophon). Each of the four stories by Haraucourt is ill'd by a different artist: 18 color lithographs Alexandre Lunois; 38 engravings handcolored with watercolors by Eugène Courbon; 46 Symbolist engravings in black and one plate engraved in gold by Alexandre Séon; and 10 etchings in black + 33 engravings handcolored with watercolors by Carlos Schwabe, each signed in the plate. Text in French, pp. 144, printed on handmade paper watermarked with author's name and floral designs. This book with outstanding Symbolist illustrations is in an outstanding Art Nouveau master binding by the very influential turn-of-the-century binder Paul-Romain Raparlier, signed by the binder twice: on the front panel and turn-in. All edges gilt; gilt decorated doublures and endleaves; the original hand-painted wrappers and backstrip by Léon Rudnicki preserved and bound in. This historically very important multi-color mosaic design of the binding is of exceptional beauty; it is recorded in Beraldi, &#148;La Reliure au XIX Siècle&#148;, pp.123-124; and Devauchelle, &#148;La Reliure en France&#148;, vol. 3, p.85. The spine of the binding is very slightly toned, overall, this book is in excellent condition, almost as new; housed in a custom slipcase. 11,5 x 9 in (29 x 23 cm). Provenance: 1) from the library of Henri Père du Bois; 2) from the library of N. J. D., with tipped-in (not pasted on) bookplate dated 1900, engraved by W. F. Hopson; 3) Tajan (Paris). References: Monod 5830.

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        Pidgins at California Mission

      10-1/2 x 14-1/4 inches, silk matted. Pen and ink drawing Signed lower right glazed and in ornamental gilt frame, overall size18 x 22 inches Joe De Yong (1894-1975) was a traditional western painter and sculptor. Born in Missouri. he learned roping as a boy from Will Rogers. At 17 he was in charge of cattle for Tom Mix during the making of a movie, and continued on as a cowboy bit player. After becoming deaf due to spinal meningitis he studied painting with Charles Russell, learned Indian sign language and became a technical adviser for Indians for the movie industry. This pen and ink drawing of a pidgin flock inhabiting the archways of an adobe is probably one of the Carmel missions. Image is illustrated and can be viewed at: .

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        Lille Eyolf.

      Skuespil i tre Akter. Orig. udg. Kbhvn. 1894. 184 s. Indb. ubesk. med o.o. og guldsnit i smukt nyt priv. hlvldr. Bindet sign. Anker Kysters Eftf. Pænt og rent ekspl. 1st edit. Copenhagen 1894. Uncut copy bound with orig. wrappers and topedge gilt in nice new halfleather (Anker Kysters Eftf). Nice and clean copy

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        Studies in Prose and Poetry

      Chatto & Windus London: Chatto & Windus, 1894. First Edition. Cloth Boards. Signed Presentation Copy. 8vo. In original dark blue cloth. An extraordinary association copy, inscribed "Mary C. J. Leith from her affectionate cousin A.C. Swinburne Nov. 8, 1894." Mary Gordon, later Mrs. Leith, was Swinburne's first cousin and by far the most important woman in his life apart from his mother. Herself a poet and novelist, Mary Gordon's intimacy began in childhood when they lived in neighboring houses on the Isle of Wight. Later their relationship became literary, Swinburne providing the poems that appear in Gordon's anonymously issued "The Children of the Chapel" in 1864, and Gordon appearing as Clara in Swinburne's own novel, "A Year's Letters," first serialized in The Tatler in 1877. It was published in book form in 1905 as "Love's Cross-Currents." In her memoir, Gordon wrote that Swinburne [was] to me as an elder brother, a loved and sympathetic playmate, and in later years a loyal and affectionate friend. Although there is no direct evidence, recent scholarship has identified Gordon as most likely Swinburne's sole romantic attachment, which ended in traumatic rejection. This book was probably inscribed after Gordon visited Swinburne and Watts-Dunton at The Pines in the fall of 1894. In 1899, Swinburne dedicated his last major poetic work, "Rosamund, Queen of the Lombards," to Mrs. Disney Leither. LIT/101304. Near Fine.

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