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        The Brownies Around the World

      Published by The Century Co, New York 1894 - First edition. Illustrated throughout from pen and ink drawings by the author. 1 vols. 4to. With Palmer Cox Drawing. The fourth book of the popular Brownie series. Not only is there a charming pen-and-ink Brownie vignette by Palmer Cox laid in (9 x 9 cm.), but a substantial portion of the large pictorial dust jacket is laid in as well. Original color-printed, pictorial glazed boards, spine badly rubbed, hinges cracked Illustrated throughout from pen and ink drawings by the author. 1 vols. 4to [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        三國交渉

      Osaka. 片山房吉 (Katayama Fusakichi). Meiji 27 (1894). Single sheet colour woodblock with Japanese text. Sheet measures 25.5 x 37.5cm. There are several small holes in lower section though the loss is not significant, some light browning mainly along the edges, a 8 x 9cm brown stain on the right hand side of the image. Still a good strong image which gave news to Japanese people of the outcome an important battle between Japanese and Chinese forces. This second part of a kawaraban, or illustrated newspaper style hand bill was issued on the 14th of August, 1894. The text and coloured illustration describe the first land battle in the Sino-Japanese War which took place on a couple of weeks before on the 29th of July. The war was not officially declared until August 1st, 1894.The Japanese troops [the 9th Mixed Brigade], which were heading for Gazan 牙山 [Asan in Korean] to attack the Chinese force but were ambushed by the Chinese troops at the bridge of the Anjō 安城 [Anseong in Korea] River in the early hours of July 29th. According to the text, when the Japanese troops tried to cross the bridge, about 500 strong Chinese troops ambushed the Japanese forces from their hiding place under the bridge. The Japanese troops, though surprised, fought back successfully and after a series of skirmishes defeated the Chinese troops. Chinese casualties were high with over one hundred Chinese soldiers dead and over four hundred wounded. This battle is now known as The Battle of Seonghwan 成

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        LES ETATS-UNIS Avec Une Excursion Au Mexique. Manuel Du Voyageur

      Karl Baedeker, Leipzig 1894 - Boards lightly rubbed, lightly soiled and with light fading. Else a handsome copy with tight binding; "Avec 17 cartes, 22 plans de villes et 2 Plans spéciaux"; 16mo - 6" to 7" tall; 516 pages [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Letters of Emily Dickiinson

      1894 - [Dickinson, Emily] Todd, Mabel Loomis. The Letters of Emily Dickinson.1894. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1894. Fine. 1st Edition. Two volumes 8vo., green cloth lettered in gilt with ornate gilt cover designs. First edition, first printing, not first state. See vol. 1, (v), line 4, in photo. Shipping: $8.00 domestic, $40.00 international. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An Island Garden

      Houghton, Mifflin & Co, 1894. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Hassam, Childe. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1894. First edition. Hardcover. 126 pp. Very good. Gilt stamped green cloth. Spine sunned with light soil and edge wear. Prior owner's simple bookplate on the front pastedown. Top edges gilt with white moire endpapers.

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        Quelques mots sur l'Exposition rétrospective de la reliure au Palais de l'Industrie, en 1894

      Librairie Techener, Paris 1894 - First edition, slim 8vo, pp. 21; black and white photographic folding plate; contemporary three quarter brown morocco over marbled boards, gilt-lettered spine, marbled endpapers; original brown printed wrappers bound in; extremities a bit rubbed, else about fine. Woodcut bookplate on front pastedown; from the Zaehnsdorf Company reference library with commemorative booklabel laid in. Signed author inscription to Zaehnsdorf on front wrapper.

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        Death and the Woman.

      1894. Copperplate drypoint in brown ink on Chine collé on heavy wove paper. Plate size: 30.3 x 22 cm. Sheet size: 59.7 x 44 cm. Excellent condition. Signed lower right in pencil by Munch and lower left in pencil by the printer Otto Felsing. There are two distinct states, one with the border, as here, and one without. Munch regarded those with a border as second state: the border does not indicate any changes to the plate but to the inking process. Some early impressions are without surface tone and most of the later impressions have an even tone over the whole surface. Earlier impressions were printed in black. According to Gustav Schiefler about eight impressions were designated as second state.

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        An Island Garden. With Pictures And Illumination By Childe Hassam

      Boston: Houghton, Mifflin,. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1894. First Edition. Hardcover. Color Illustrations; 126 pages; Elaborate color plates. Publisher's original green cloth [this was printed in both white and green cloth]. Floral decoration and lettering on cover and spine. Printing is on March 1894.. Gilt pictorial cloth with darkened spine and stain to lower front corner left. Front paste down has attached a partial article by Helen Leah Reed summarizing critiquing this book, other relevant clippings atached to last two blanks. Printed on creme paper. 22 color illustrations with 12 chromolithograph color plates with captions on tissue guards. 9 x 6 1/4". The binding was designed by Sarah Wyman Whitman. The full page chromolithographs, after paintings by Childe Hassam, are “little impressionist masterpieces. ” Lauded by BAL as the most elaborate book of the period. T E G. Portrait of Celia tipped to an early free blank. BAL 19923, garden plan facing p72. Title page in Pink, green with the yellow faded. No precedence established for green or white covers. ; 0 .

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        Poésies complètes. Les complaintes. - L'imitation de Notre-Dame la lune. - Le concile féérique. - Derniers vers

      Collected edition, first in parts, published in a small number of copies and for which there were no large paper copies. Contemporary half blue cloth Bradel binding over marbled paper boards, central gilt fleuron to spine, date and double gilt fillet to foot, brown shagreen title-piece (slightly rubbed), covers preserved, corners bumped.A little light insignificant spotting, mostly to endpapers.Rare. Léon Vanier Paris 1894 12x18,5cm relié

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        Le livre des Orchidées

      Ad. Hoste - G. Masson, Gand - Paris 1894 - Legatura coeva in mz. marocchino scuro con nervi, fregi floreali e titolo impresso in oro al ds. Copp. editoriali conservate all interno. Ottimo esemplare. Edizione originale. Nissen, 1031. 8vo (cm. 25), VIII-601 pp. con 310 ill.ni xilografiche n.t. e 31 tavv. f.t. in cromolitografia. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, The Astronomer-Poet of Persia Rendered into English Verse by Edward FitzGerald with an Accompaniment of Drawings by Elihu Vedder

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1894. First Edition Thus. First Printing. Leather. Bound in full burgundy morocco, gilt title and ruled border on cover, the spine in six compartments separated by gilt-ruled raised bands, with titles in two compartments and gilt-ruled panels in the remaining compartments, marbled endpapers, heavy stock; French fold, t.e.g. Illustrated with 56 photo-lithograph plates by Elihu Vedder. From the moment of its publication, Elihu Vedder's Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám achieved unparalleled success. The first edition appeared in Boston on 8 November 1884; six days later, it was sold out. Critics rushed to acclaim it as a masterwork of American art, and Vedder (1836 - 1923) as the master American artist. [Smithsonian American Art Museum]. This is a custom-bound copy of the octavo edition, published by Houghton, Mifflin in 1894, ten years after the original Elephant Folio edition. . This is an unmarked copy, tight, square and clean, with a former owner's bookplate on the fep and corners lightly bumped. The exquisite morocco binding has been expertly refurbished. An excellent copy with all of the plates in perfect condition. NEAR FINE. . B&W Illustrations. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. (68), 61, (4) pp .

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        KALKSBURG- Jahresbericht des Privat-Untergymnasiums der Gesellschaft Jesu in Kalksburg für das Schuljahr bzw. Jahresbericht des Privat-Gymnasiums der Gesellschaft Jesu mit dem Rechte der Öffentlichkeit in Kalksburg für das Schuljahr KONVOLUT folgender Berichte: Schuljahr 1893-94 /Schuljahr 1894-95 / Schuljahr 1896-97 / Schuljahr 1898-99 / Schuljahr 1899-1900 / Schuljahr 1900-1901 / Schuljahr 1901-1902 / Schuljahr 1902-1903 / Schuljahr 1903-1904 / Schuljahr 1904-1905 / Schuljahr 1905-1906 / Schuljahr 1906-1907 / Schuljahr 1907-1908/ Schuljahr 1908-1909 / Schuljahr 1909-1910 / Schuljahr 1910-1911 / Schuljahr 1911-1912 / Schuljahr 1912-1913 / Schuljahr 1913-1914 /Schuljahr 1914-1915 / Schuljahr 1915-1916 / Schuljahr 1916-1917 / Schuljahr 1917-1918 / Schuljahr 1931-1932 / Schuljahr 1932-1933 / Schuljahr 1933-1934 / Schuljahr 1934-1935 / Schuljahr 1935-1936 / Schuljahr 1936-1937

      Kalksburg Verlag der Schule 1894-1937 29 original Broschuren, gr.-8°,.; Zustand: gut, Exemplare teils gestempeltVersand D: 9,00 EUR Schulprogramme /Gymnasien / Kalksburg Gymnasium Schule

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        Atalanta in Calydon

      Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1894 Details coming soon.

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        Le vigneron dans sa vigne

      First edition printed in a small number of copies on vergé.Autograph signature of the author, dated.Some press clippings are tipped in, wich left a fading to endpapers ans false title pages.Rare. Mercure de France Paris 1894 9x14cm broché

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        La Palestina teatro della Storia Sacra.

      Hozel, 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.

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        Death and the Woman.

      1894 1894 - Excellent condition. Copperplate drypoint in brown ink on Chine collé on heavy wove paper. Plate size: 30.3 x 22 cm. Sheet size: 59.7 x 44 cm. Signed lower right in pencil by Munch and lower left in pencil by the printer Otto Felsing. There are two distinct states, one with the border, as here, and one without. Munch regarded those with a border as second state: the border does not indicate any changes to the plate but to the inking process. Some early impressions are without surface tone and most of the later impressions have an even tone over the whole surface. Earlier impressions were printed in black. According to Gustav Schiefler about eight impressions were designated as second state. Woll 3B.

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        Le cahier rose de madame Chrysanthème

      First edition, one of 10 numbered copies on Holland paper, head of print after 10 China featuring an original drawing Japan and 12 containing an original watercolor and a double condition of the frontispiece.Book decorated with original illustrations by the author.Our copy, as it is stated in the justification of the draw is complete the double state of the frontispiece.Rare and nice copy wide-margined. Bibliothèque artistique & littéraire Paris 1894 17,5x22,5cm broché

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        Een nagelaten bekentenis.

      Amsterdam, Van Holkema & Warendorf, [1894]. Heelleer (privéband, vervaardigd F.H. Danner, 1997). Het originele omslag is meegebonden: voor- en achterzijde op hun plaats. (4), 292 p. 1e druk.* De boekband is geïmiteerd naar de originele linnen bandtekening: het lettertype is gelijk, en ook is de band voorzien van de drie horizontale strepen over voorzijde, rug en achterkant!Uiterst zeldzaam met het originele omslag, dat in ontwerp afwijkt van de linnen banden.

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        Pride and Prejudice

      London: George Allen,, 1894. With a Preface by George Saintsbury and illustrations by Hugh Thomson. Octavo. Original dark green cloth, spine and front board elaborately gilt-blocked with peacock design, dark green coated endpapers, all edges gilt. Frontispiece with tissue guard and illustrations throughout by Hugh Thomson. Spine gently rolled, lightly faded, slight bumps to spine ends, very slight wear to tips, an excellent copy. First illustrated edition. Thomson's "light touch and feeling for period manners provide a charming and accessible gloss to the author's work" (ODNB). This was the first edition to feature illustrations accompanying the text; Bentley's 1833 edition and subsequent printings had featured only a frontispiece.

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        Glimpses of unfamiliar Japan

      Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin, the Riverside Press, 1894. First edition, first printing of vol. I (collating as in BAL), binding B (no sequence), 2 volumes, 8vo, 4 full-p. illustrations; fine set in original decorative black cloth stamped in silver, t.e.g.

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        The Naval Annual 1894

      Griffin, Portsmouth 1894 - PRESENTATION COPY OF LORD BRASSEY. "with Lord Brassey's compliments" hand written on old paper pasted on top of title p., supposedly originating from an added loose leaflet. Rebound w/ orig. boards and orig. spine (new clean feps). (+++ Need further photos and/or information? Just use the «Ask Bookseller» button and we'll be pleased to help. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Magister Michalis, Internet-Antiquariat]
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        Tom Sawyer Abroad By Huck Finn Edited by Mark Twain

      New York: Charles Webster, 1894. First edition. 26 illustrations by Dan Beard. 219, [1], [4, ads] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Publisher's illustrated cloth (BAL binding B, no priority known). Spine sunned and worn at edges, front cover lightly stained, covers tender, small closed tear to margin of pp. 9-10. Small bookplate and previous owner's signature on ffep. First edition. 26 illustrations by Dan Beard. 219, [1], [4, ads] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. "Do you reckon Tom Sawyer was satisfied after all them adventures?". BAL 3440; McBride, p. 162

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        THE MEMOIRS OF SHERLOCK HOLMES

      Hardback. Pub. by George Newnes, London 1894. BEAUTIFULLY bound in dark blue morocco leather with raised bands, gilt titles and decoration on spine. Leather corners and front and rear is in marbled feathering boards. All page edges in gilt, Tiny corner missing on page 146. No inscription or name. Exceptionally bright, clean and tight. Numerous SUPERB black and white engravings by Sidney Paget. A LOVELY NEAR FINE COPY.

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        Phrases and Philosophies for the Use of the Young

      Printed for private circulation, London 1894 - 35/75. Octavo. 11pp. Original gray wraps with blue, decorative ruling and lettering on cover. Black and red lettered title page. Decorative head and end piece with historiated initial letter. Of this work seventy-five copies have been printed for private circulation of which this is No. 35. A collection of aphorisms originally written for and published in the first issue of the magazine Chameleon, the successor of "The Spirit Lamp" at Oxford University. "The first duty in life is to be as artificial as possible. What the second duty is no one has as yet discovered" (Oscar Wilde). These epigrams, so Joseph Pearce, undoubtedly have "an air of subversive decadence that undermined conventional values." Front cover with crease at lower right corner. Block bumped. Wraps and interior in very good, near fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life

      London: John Murray, 1894. Sixth edition, with Additions and Corrections. Hardcover. vg. Octavo. XXI, [1], 432pp. Uncut and partly unopened copy. Original red cloth with gold lettering on spine. Remarkable edition of the most important biological book ever written. This copy was published by George Routledge in the binding of Sir John Lubbock's 'Hundred Books', in which it bears No. 88. In this first issue, the title page and text are those of the forty-fifth thousand of 1894, with a list of Sir John's choices tipped in before the half-title leaf. Spine discolored. Very minor soiling on covers. Binding in overall good, interior in very good condition.

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        Pomona's Travel - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1894 - A Very Good+ first printing (of three) of the first edition, BAL 18917, in tight binding A in the light green cloth. Top edges gilt. Little sunning to boards, mainly along spine (ends). In the rare, illustrated dust-jacket, tanning predominantly to spine, chipped edges with about 1" perished from bottom of spine and parts of rear panel; Originally published in Ladies' Home Journal, in Stockton's series of letters, written by Pomona of "Rudder Grange" to her former mistress, Euphemia, Pomona and Jone travel to England and Scotland. Along the way, Pomona tangles with wild pigs, haymaking, hotels great and small, Pullman cars, comparison-makers, and a Duchess; B&W Illustrations; xii, 275, [5] pages [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Death Valley in '49. An important chapter in California pioneer history … with foreword by John Steven McGroarty

      New York, Santa Barbara: Wallace Hebberd, 1894. Reprint. Illustrated by Alson Clark. [xiv], [524] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Green cloth. Near Fine. Bookplate of Edward Borein, reproducing one of his drawings. Reprint. Illustrated by Alson Clark. [xiv], [524] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Inscribed to Western Artist John Edward Borein. Ffep inscribed: "To Ed Borein / Who is leaving a true picture of the West for future posterity by his skill in producing etchings of actual happenings. / Dwight Murphy." Murphy was a noted rancher and breeder of palomino horses. He owned 7,000 acres of Snata Barbara's Rancho San Marcos. John Edward Borein (1872-1945), son of a California deputy sheriff, was sketching Western subjects at the age of five. Encouraged by his family to become an artist, he matriculated at a San Francisco art school, but left after a month to work as a cowboy. In this pursuit he became highly proficient, although, encouraged by his awed fellow cowhands, he continued to draw and sketch in his spare time and, in 1896, began to see his work in print. He eventually developed an enviable competence as a watercolorist, but gave up painting in oils when he compared his work--unfavorably--with that of his friend Charles M. Russell. In 1906 Borein moved to New York to work as an illustrator, and studied etching--which would become a speciality--at the Art Students' League. It was this which set him apart from his peers in Western art, and nearly 400 of his etchings are recorded. Seeped in the history and allurements of the West, he returned to California permanently in 1919, and it is to his native state that much of his work relates. By the 1930s his watercolors, produced with sparkling, vivid colors and conveying a flavor of authenticity without pretension, were enormously popular; they number over 1,000 examples. He is known as an artist "who got the details right" and his readily identifiable personal style sets him apart from others who depict the landscapes, the inhabitants, the history, and the sun-drenched aridity of the American West.

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        Originalphotographie.

      [Wien, Villa Fellinger, 1894]. - 93:71 mm. Eine von mehreren Aufnahmen, die lt. Brahms-Biograph Hans Neunzig am Ostermontag des Jahres 1894 von Maria Fellinger aufgenommen wurden. Auf der vorliegenden sitzt Brahms vor dem Fenster der überdachten Veranda der Villa Fellinger in Wien und blickt in den Garten hinaus. - Maria Fellinger, die Gattin des Generaldirektors der Firma Siemens Richard A. Fellinger, hatte seit dem Jahr zuvor mehrere Portraits von Brahms aufgenommen. Das Ehepaar selbst war 1881 von Elberfeld (heute Wuppertal) nach Wien gezogen und von Clara Schumann an Brahms empfohlen worden. - Auf Trägerkarton mit umlaufendem Goldschnitt und goldgepr. Namen "Maria Fellinger".

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        HENRI BOUTET, graveur et pastelliste. Tomes I, Tome II (catalogue raisonné).

      Paris, Succursale de la Maison Dentu, H. Floury, 1894-1895. - 2 tomes reliés en un vol. in-4°, demi-toile mod. beige à coins, dos lisse, étiquette de titre, papier marbré sur les plats, couvertures conservées ; 110 et 134 pp., un portrait d'Henri Boutet gravé à l'eau-forte par Charles Courtry, 16 pointes-sèches, 2 eaux-fortes et une lithographie, plus de deux cents illustrations marginales, catalogue de 420 oeuvres décrites, illustré de 35 gravures in et h.-t. dont pointes sèches, lithographies, eaux-fortes, etc. Très bel exemplaire. Tirage limité à 435 ex., un des 400 ex. non justifié sur beau papier vélin teinté pour le tome I, tirage limité à 560 ex. pour le tome II, un des 500 ex. numérotés sur beau papier vélin, les planches inédites ont été détruites après le tirage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Navigation Aerienne

      ALFRED MAME ET FILS, TOURS 1894 - Front and back not attached. Spine cracked. Edges rubbed. Corners bumped. B&W illustrations throughout. Pages lightly discolored. DATE PUBLISHED: 1894 EDITION: 141 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Discovery of Lakes Rudolf and Stefanie; a Narrative of Count Samuel Teleki's Exploring & Hunting Expedition in Eastern Equatorial Africa in 1887 & 1888 by His Companion. [Volume One only]

      London: Longmans, Green, 1894. 1st ed. in English. Hardcover. Near Fine. This volume only (of 2). frontis, illustrations, folding map (partially reinforced), index, xx, 435p. Original blue cloth. Small gilt figures on front cover, with gilt animal head on backstrip. 24cm. Ends of backstrip lightly rubbed. Corner tips frayed. Translated (and slightly condensed) by Nancy Bell. One of the most sought-after of the late 19th century works on East African hunting and exploration. We have also had this in brown cloth.

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        Dickens' Works: 32 Volumes

      Houghton Mifflin Boston 1894 - Very Good + Standard Library 12mo = 7-9" No DJ Standard Library Edition. Complete Title: The Writings of Charles Dickens with critical and bibliographical introductions and notes by Edwin Percy Whipple and others. Illustrated with steel portraits and engravings from the original designs by Browne, Cruikshank, Leech and others. Complete in 32 volumes. Green cloth covers w/black leather labels on top of spine w/gilt lettering on labels, gilt top edges. Volumes 2 & 4 are very worn all else are VG. Some wear on top/bottom of spines with some light internal foxing in about half of the volumes, else a very nice collection. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson

      Hartford, CT: American Publishing Company,, 1894. And the comedy [of] those extraordinary twins. Octavo. Original brown cloth, titles to spine and front board gilt, arabesque designs in black, buff endpapers, edges speckled red. Housed in a custom quarter morocco and brown cloth pull-off box. Portrait frontispiece with tissue-guard, title page printed red and black, marginal illustrations throughout. Cloth with a little bubbling to front cover, internally fresh; an excellent copy. First US edition, first state, with the text block measuring 11/8 inches and the title leaf conjugate, not tipped in, and Twain's facsimile signature to the frontispiece. It was originally published in the UK the same year.

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        The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson and the Comedy Those Extraordinary Twins

      Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1894. 8vo. 432pp. Frontispiece portrait of Twain with tissue guard; in-text illustrations on every page. This is the first state of the first edition with the bulk of the text block measuring 1 1/8" and title page not tipped-in. Also the first state frontispiece with the facsimile signature of Twain measuring 1 13/16" wide. Publisher's black & gilt decorated brown cloth; gilt lettering; drab gray endpapers. Minor wear to extremities; decorative owner bookplate else fine; an exceptionally nice copy. First published in the Century Magazine of December, 1893 to June, 1894. (BAL 3442).

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        DAS CHRISTENTHUM IM TALMUD DER JUDEN UEBERSETZT UND ERWEITERT VON DR J DECKERT

      Wien. 1894. Hardcover. First German Edition. Period boards with original paper wrapper mounted on front "board". 8vo, 173 pages. The title translates into English as "Christianity in the Jewish Talmud." Both authors were prominent anti-Semitic, Catholic priests. Pranaitis would later be defrocked and humiliated after his famous Beilis libel trial in which the defense demonstrated his total lack of understanding of the Talmud. Only one copy listed worldwide on OCLC (British Library) . Very Good Condition (AS-2-9) .

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        DAS CHRISTENTHUM IM TALMUD DER JUDEN . UEBERSETZT UND ERWEITERT VON DR J. DECKERT.

      Wien 1894 - First German Edition. Period boards with original paper wrapper mounted on front "board". 8vo, 173 pages. The title translates into English as "Christianity in the Jewish Talmud." Both authors were prominent anti-Semitic, Catholic priests. Pranaitis would later be defrocked and humiliated after his famous Beilis libel trial in which the defense demonstrated his total lack of understanding of the Talmud. Only one copy listed worldwide on OCLC (British Library) . Very Good Condition (AS-2-9) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Jungle Book [and] The Second Jungle Book [two Volumes in First editions]

      London [1894, 1895]: Macmillan and Co, 1894. First Editions. Blue Cloth, Gilt. Very Good/No Jacket. Plates By J Lockwood Kipling, W H Drake, P. Frenzeny. Viii, 212; (Ii), 238 + 2 Page Catalog At End. Blue Cloth, Lettered And Decorated In Gilt; All Edges Gilt; Slate Grey Endpapers. Both Volumes With Late 19Th Century Engraved Bookplates Of George Lindsay Bury [Of Moreton Central Sugar Mill, Starfield Observatory, Etc.]. The Jungle Book, 1894, First Printing, In Good To Very Good Condition, Some Wear To Gilt, More So To Illustrations On Spine And Cover, Beginning To Fray At Top And Bottom Of Spine And At Tips, Spine Cloth A Little Darkened; Hinges Beginning To Crack; Contents Immaculate, No Names Or Marks, Tissue Guard Intact. The Second Jungle Book, 1895, First Printing, Very Slight Wear, Very Good + To Near Fine Condition, 1" Crack At Center Of Rear Hinge, Slight Rubbing At Corners.

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        Broadside: Mrs. Carrie F. Young of Berkeley, Cal. will speak at 7:30 P.M. to the citizens on the subject: People's Party from a woman's standpoint and at 2 P.M. to the ladies, dates to be announced on the subject of money-famine, and why

      Cubery & Co n.d., ca. 1894, San Francisco - Flyer for the People's Party, a populist agrarian political party founded in 1891 which merged with the Democratic Party in 1896. Mrs. Carrie F. Young appears to have begun her political career in the early 1880s as a member and lecturer of the Oakland Health and Temperance Club and superintendent of the Scientific Temperance Instruction in the Public Schools of Alameda County. First mention of Young lecturing for the People's Party appears to date around 1894, when she delivered an address on white slavery at a Populist ratification meeting in June, 1894 (see the San Francisco Call, June 24, 1894). Uncommon broadside: OCLC locates one copy as of September, 2016, at Berkeley, giving the date as 1892. Original broadside flyer (30x45cm.) printed in black on off-white stock; faint vertical fold, stock rather brittle and uniformly toned due to poor paper quality, several shallow losses along extremities, none approaching text. Near Very Good overall. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Revue historique de l'Ouest (12 volumes, 1894-1901)

      Paris, Victor Retaux et Fils,Vve Lafolye et fils 1894 - Douze volumes in-8 (17 x 24,7 cm), reliure demi-chagrin, dos à 5 nerfs, armoiries en queue de reliure sur les 4 derniers volumes, ex-libris d'Aimé Mottin de la Balme au verso des premiers plats, gardes couleur, Revue historique de l'Ouest, de l'année 1894 à 1901 ; papier bruni, par ailleurs bel ensemble bien relié. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Palestine and Syria.

      Leipsic Karl Baedeker 1894 - Second edition. cxx, 444pp, 17 maps, 44 plans and a panorama of Jerusalem, publisher's red cloth gilt, slightly worn in parts ( 2 tiny holes on upper cover) ; a very good copy. In this edition the views have been eliminated except for the attractive folding panorama of Jerusalem. This is the famous edition which gave rise to a lawsuit brought by Howard ( a hotel owner in Jaffa and Jerusalem) against Baedeker with reference to some disparaging remarks in this volume about his hotels. Howard won the lawsuit and Baedeker was ordered to remove the critical comments. However in the next edition Howard's hotels were omitted and his business suffered greatly as a result. Issued c.1894 Hinrichsen E254. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Venetian Life

      David Douglas, Edinburgh - 1894. Author's Edition. Two volumes 16mo (3 ½ by 5 ½ inches). Volume 1: (viii), pp 263 plus 30 pages of ads: Volume 2: (1-7) pp 8-284 plus 32pages of ads. In an extraordinary full tan calf binding. Spine with four raised bands in gilt and delicately painted floral decorations in compartments. Both front and rear boards with a depressed inset decorated with an elaborate floral panel in gilt, amber and green. The border surrounding the inset with painted floral devices. Top edges gilded and gauffered. Crimson watered silk endpapers with the binder's stamp, Norsa-Venetia, in gilt in the rear of each volume. Inner hinges cracked but sound. Slight loss at the upper spine tip of volume 1 and the lower spine tip of volume 2. Volume 2 with a light, narrow scuff to the spine and a small diffuse spot on the front cover. Volume 1 with a small stain to the spine edge and board. With the bookplate of Gertrude Chandler Tucker, whose father, Harrison Chandler, founded Chandler and Price, a major manufacturer of printing presses. In all, a nearly fine set with the intricately painted original designs nicely preserved. Given the publication date of 1894 and a 1906 gift inscription on the front flyleaf, we would date this binding between 1895 and 1905. A rare production. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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