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        An Island Garden. With Pictures And Illumination By Childe Hassam

      Houghton, Mifflin,, Boston 1894 - 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 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Annals and Antiquities of Rajasthan, or the Central and Western Rajpoot States of India

      Calcutta: Printed under the Management of Beni Madhaba Ghosh at the Unno Purna Printing Works, 1894. Two volumes, 8vo. Folding map, 4 plates (2 folding), 2 folding genealogies and a folding iconographic section, plus a table in the text, several gatherings in volume II from poorer paper stock and browned. Original gilt titled cloth, spine ends bumper otherwise a very good set. As an Army officer and later political agent in India, Tod ceaselessly collected information in the course of his duties and published several works on his return to England, this being the most impressive and weighty. He also served for a time as Librarian to the Royal Asiatic Society. First published 1829 and scarce in any edition.

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        The Problem aof Manflight.

      Boston, Mass: W. B. Clarke & Co.,, 1894. Octavo. Original wrappers, titles and an illustrations printed in black to front wrapper. Illustrated plate and several vignettes in the text. Pencilled line of music to margin of page 5. Small chip to front wrapper fore-edge, some very light dust soiling, internally sound and fresh, excellent condition. First edition, first printing, rare presentation copy inscribed, "H. L. Mason, esq, with the regards of James Means" to the front wrapper. James Means was an industrialist from Dorchester MA who left his shoe manufacturing business to focus on the new and exciting field of aviation. He published the Aeronautical Annuals of 1895-7 with the hopes that the material printed there would inspire others to investigate and advance the field. This pamphlet includes a design for a soaring machine which could be used by readers to conduct flying experiments. In 1894, when this was published, the future of aviation was far from assured - but Means had faith, finishing his text with the line "Aerial transit will be accomplished because the air is a solid if you hit it hard enough." Means's works "had a significant impact. Orville Wright, writing as the Wright Brothers, sent a letter to James Means in 1910 acknowledging the part that the Aeronautical Annuals had played in spurring and sustaining their interest in aeronautics... The devotion which James Means had to encouraging aerial experimentation and to documenting the work of others, as well as his own, has secured him a place of importance and respect among those who have pondered the history of flight." (flymachines.org) The pamphlet is well represented institutionally, but is scarce in the trade, and rare inscribed.

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        Les Minutes de Sable, Memorial

      1894. JARRY, Alfred. Les Minutes de Sable, Memorial. [6], X, 5-210, [4] pp. Illustrated with 9 coloured (blue and maroon) woodcuts by Alfred Jarry. Small 8vo., 139 x 115 pp, bound in original glossy black wrappers, in a half brown morocco folding box. Paris: Mercure de France, 1894. |~||~||~||~||~| First Edition, one of an edition of 117 copies on Arches. A marvelous copy of this great rarity -- in superb condition, and inscribed by Jarry to the poet Georges Polti. In Les Minutes de Sable, Memorial, his first book, Jarry illustrated his own text with symbolist woodcuts, exploring the primitive, insane and infantile. "Jarry directly or indirectly inspired many leading artist and writers of the day. On the title page of his first book Les Minutes de Sable, Memorial, letters simultaneously function as the initial letters of different words, prefiguring the typographical experiments by Apollinaire as well as by Italian and Russian Futurist artists and writers..."(Andel, p. 46). Andel, Avant-Garde Page Design.

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        Zendelings-reis naar den Stillen Oceaan, onder het bevel van James Wilson Met eenen brief . door Jododus Heringa.Dordrecht, Blussé; Amsterdam, Allart, 1801-1803. 3 volumes. 8vo. With large engraved folding chart (30.5 x 44 cm) showing the route of the Duff, a large folding chart of the Fiji Islands (44.5 x 35 cm), a folding chart of the Duff Group, a map of Tahiti and 5 folding plates, engraved by Reinier Vinkeles after M.A. Rooker and William Wilson. Contemporary half calf, sprinkled sides.

      - Ferguson 341; Saalmink, p. 2189; cf. Hill 1894; Howgego, to 1800, W42; O'Reilly & Reitmann 674-692a. Original Dutch edition of William Wilson's account of the first English missionary voyage to the Pacific (1796-1798). The voyage was sponsored by the London Missionary Society for the purpose of establishing a mission in Tahiti. James Wilson, an ex-East India Captain and nephew of the author, was put in command of the Duff, which left the Thames in August 1796, bound for Tahiti. En route Wilson discovered the Gambier Islands, in French Polynesia. In Tahiti a small settlement was formed and befriended by the king of the island, Pomare I, but within two years many of the settlers had made themselves unpopular, and were subsequently sent off the island, fleeing to Sydney.Apart from the missionary interest, the work contains many valuable details about Tahiti, the Fiji Islands, Tongatapu, the Marquesas, and the newly discovered Duff Group. On the outward voyage, the expedition visited Rio de Janeiro, of which a short account is also included. The evocative plates include a view of Rio de Janeiro, several views of Tahiti, as well as a depiction of a cemetery in Tongatapu. Some spotting. Top of spine of second volume damaged. Very good set.

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        Das Norddeutsche Unter-Oligocän und seine Mollusken-Fauna. 7 Lieferungen

      Simon Schropp 1894 Verlag der Simon Schropp`schen Hof-Landkartenhandlung, Bln., 1889-1894. Insgesamt 1.458 S. mit zahlr. Tafeln, kart. (Vorsatz etwas stockfl./gering fl.) - Abhandlungen zur geologischen Specialkarte von Preussen und den Thüringischen Staaten, Band X, Hefte 1 - 7 (komplett/gute Exemplare - Versand D: 5,90 EUR Paläontologie, Bergbau/Geol.

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        Scotch Deer-Hounds and Their Masters.

      William Blackwood & Sons. 1894 - Hardcover in publishers original dark red buckram over boards with beveled edges, motif of deer hound in gilt on front cover with gilt titles to spine, some light wear to head and foot of spine and corners of boards, small name plate of previous owner on front pastedown and small book sellers sticker in lower corner of front pastedown of Foyles bookshop, London but otherwise bright and in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp xvii, 336, frontispiece with tissue guard plus three b&w plates with tissue guards, list of subscribers to rear. A scarce look at the history of Scottish Deerhounds. Scarce Title. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Ebb-Tide. A Trio and Quartette.

      London: William Heinemann, 1894 - Octavo (182 x 125 mm). Fine binding by Zaehnsdorf dated 1911 in dark green full calf, triple red morocco labels, raised bands, spine elaborately tooled in gilt, raised bands, small red medallion onlay to each compartment, sides with triple fillet border gilt and red morocco medallion with monogram RS enclosed within arabesqued lozenge centrepiece, top edges gilt, inner gilt dentelles, copper effect doublures, green endpapers. Spine evenly faded to tan, joints a touch tender. An excellent copy. First UK edition, published two months after the US edition. With the front and spine panels of the original cloth bound in at rear. A fine Zaehnsdorf binding. Beinecke 602; Slater p. 14.

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        ARGENTINA - GRAN CHACO REGION: MAPA DEL GRAN CHACO ARGENTINO CON DESIGNACIÓN DE LOS TERRENOS DE PROPIEDAD PARTICULAR Y LOS CONCEDIDOS PARA COLONIZAR EN LAS DOS GOBERNACIONES QUE FORMAN COMPILADO Y CONSTRUIDO POR MELITÓN GONZÁLEZ, 1894.

      Buenos Aires: Jacob Peuser 1894 - Chromolithograph, dissected into 32 sections and mounted upon original linen, folding into original black cloth covers with title blind-stamped in gilt to front cover (Very Good, map clean and sharp, with some light, neat contemporary manuscript additions in pencil to central area, cover with a little edge-wear and fraying to spine), 59 x 83 cm (23 x 32.5 inches). The rare separately issued first edition of the first scientific cadastral survey of the Gran Chaco region of Northern Argentina, by the esteemed Uruguayan surveyor Melitón González, published in Buenos Aires.This attractive and historically important map is the first scientifically accurate cadastral survey of the Gran Chaco region of Northern Argentina, depicting copious amounts of information related to recent settlement activities. It is predicated on the mapping conducted by the Uruguayan surveyor Melitón González, and published in Buenos Aires in 1894 during a critical period in the area’s early development. The finely chromolithographed map depicts the recently incorporated territories of Chaco and Formosa, featuring the locations of towns, forts and outposts, as well as numbered settlement sections and departmental and territorial boundaries. Of particular interest are the numerous cadastral lots owned by named individual proprietors and land development companies. This information reveals the demographically diverse nature of the settlements, including names of Spanish, Italian, Jewish, British and German origins, amongst others. It is thus one of the seminal historical documents relating to Northern Argentina. The Development of the Argentinian Gran Chaco - The Argentinian part of the Gran Chaco was historically a sparsely populated region, originally home to the Pilagás, Wichis and Tobas native peoples, and from the late 16th Century the site of a few isolated Jesuit missions and European trading posts. Before modern farming techniques, broad-based development of the region was considered nearly impossible due to the arid conditions, indifferent soil and complex relations with the native peoples. During much of the 19th Century, settlement was further hindered by the fact that the region was actively disputed between Argentina and Paraguay. Argentina and her allies annihilated Paraguay during the War of the Triple Alliance (1865-70), with Argentina being awarded all of the land south of the Pilcomayo River. In 1872, Argentina formed its enlarged domains in the region into the Gran Chaco Territory, and opened the area for development. Many settlement schemes, or ‘colonias’ were established, while the city of Resistencia was founded at the site of the fort of San Fernando in 1876, and the city of Formosa was established in 1879. A diverse array of immigrants flooded into the region from Europe, in addition to experienced ranchers from the Pampas, bringing with them knowledge of advanced agrarian techniques that made the Gran Chaco economically viable. In 1884, the territory was divided along the Bermejo River into the separate territories of Chaco and Formosa. Until the mid-1880s, the mapping of the region was of variable quality, as while some fine cadastral surveys of specific grants were made, there were no general maps of any decent quality. This was causing great confusion with the awarding of land grants and the creation of infrastructure. To remedy the situation, the Argentine government commissioned Melitón González, an Uruguayan surveyor and development planner, to create the first scientific cadastral map of the Argentinian Gran Chaco. Commensurate with his surveys, González wrote a book on the region, El Gran Chaco Argentino (Buenos Aires, 1890). This was followed, in 1894, by the separate publication of the present map, finely chromolithographed by the leading Buenos Aires firm of Jacob Peuser. Some copies of El Gran Chaco Argentino that were issued after this time had examples of the map bound in, although the separately issued edition of the ma

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        The Yellow Book. An Illustrated Quarterly.

      London: Elkin Mathews & John Lane [then:] John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1894-97 - 13 volumes, octavo. Original yellow cloth, spines and covers lettered and illustrated in black, top edges untrimmed. Slight bumps to ends of the spines with none of the usual tanning, cloth unusually bright, endpapers slightly toned, an excellent set, with the front inner hinge cracked in vol. V, inner hinge cracked to pp. 272-3 in vol. II, pp. 238-239 in vol. VIII, and pp. 190-191, all holding. Illustrations throughout with tissue guards. First editions. This famous, epochal, and notorious periodical includes work by all the great figures of the 1890s including Beerbohm, Beardsley, Henry James, Yeats, Gissing, Kenneth Grahame, Ernest Dowson, Lionel Johnson, Baron Corvo, H. G. Wells, and many others. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        MADAGASCAR: CARTE DE MADAGASCAR PUBL. PAR LE SERVICE GÉOGRAPHIQUE DE L'ARMÉE.

      [Paris] 1894 - Lithograph in colour, (Soft folds, small tears in the folds, some light staining, otherwise in a good condition) 98 x 65,5 cm (38.6 x 25.8 inches). A large important map of Madagascar, made during the French invasion of Madagascar, a year before the capitulation of its capital Antananarivo, after which France annexed Madagascar as its colony. A very large map of Madagascar, with an in-set map of Antsiranana, was made by the Military Geographical Department was was sold with the newspaper Monde Illustré in 1894. France invaded Madagascar in 1883 in the first Franco-Hova War. In September 1895 with reinforcements from Algeria and Sub-Saharan Africa, French army bombarded the royal palace with heavy artillery, causing heavy casualties and leading Queen Ranavalona III to surrender. France annexed Madagascar in 1896 and declared the island a colony the following year. The map is rare - we could only trace four examples in the institutions worldwide.

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        Ver Sacrum. Mittheilungen der Vereinigung Bildender Künstler Österreichs. [4. Jg.], (15. März) 1901, Heft 6. (Bewegungsstudien zur Medicin von Gustav Klimt OM., Deckenbild für die Aula der Universität in Wien).

      Quadt.-4. 9 unnum. Bll. (dav. 1 m. bedr. Seidenhemdchen) m. Abb., 1 Bl. (Anz.). OBrosch. m. kl. schwarzgedr. Deckelvign. u. -titel sowie illustr. Anz. auf beiden Spiegeln. Einbd. stark angestaubt, berieben, an den unt. Deckelrändern rissig, Ecken bestoßen, im re. Seitensteg m. 11 durchgeh. Lochspuren durch entfernte (n. orig.) Fadenheftung, im Text stärker abgegriffen u. z. Tl. felckig. Das Heft ist Bewegungsstudien zu Gustav Klimts Fakultätsbild Medizin gewidmet. - Im Jahr 1894 erhielten Klimt und Matsch den Auftrag, für den Festsaal der Wiener Universität Wandgemälde zu den vorgegebenen Themen Medizin, Philosophie und Jurisprudenz zu schaffen. Als Klimts unvollendetes Gemälde ?Medizin? bei der 10. Secessionsausstellung 1901 gezeigt wurde, kam es zu massiver öffentlicher Kritik. Um den Auseinandersetzungen zu entgehen, entschloss sich Klimt im Jahre 1905, seine Bilder, für die er bereits staatliche Vorauszahlungen erhalten hatte, mit der Hilfe privater Gönner zurück zu kaufen. Außerdem nahm er danach keinen Auftrag der öffentlichen Hand mehr an und wandte sich hauptsächlich der Porträt- und Landschaftsmalerei zu.

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        Travel and adventures in the Congo Free State and its big game shooting

      Chapman and Hall, London 1894 - Pebbled maroon cloth with embossed lines and top and bottom of covers and spine. Black paste-down and endpapers. A very nice, solid copy of the rare original edition of this book. Some pages unopened, map appears never unfolded. A treasure. From the library of Belle and Kermit Roosevelt, with their bookplate, making this a terrific association copy. VG or better with the exception of uniform light browning to page extremities, loose ffep and bookplate inside front cover [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dans les limbes

      Paris, Léon Vanier, libraire-éditeur 1894 - In-12 (19 X 12,3 cm), 45 pp., demi-veau noir, tranches jaspées, couverture illustrée d'une vignette portant le monogramme L.V. (Léon Vanier) et dos conservés (reliure début XXe). Edition originale. La fin d'un cycle. Verlaine destine ce petit recueil qu'il écrit en partie à l'hôpital Broussais pour Philomène Boudin, à clore "la série de ses petits vers, Chansons, Odes, Élégies" et qu'il considère comme "le meilleur de beaucoup". Portrait-frontispice de Verlaine daté 1888, par Ladislas Loévy. Imprimé sur papier vélin teinté le 16 mai 1894 (Vicaire, VII, p. 999).Seuls vingt exemplaires numérotés ont été tirés sur grand papier, à savoir sur papier du Japon. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Pride and Prejudice.

      London: George Allen, 1894 - Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in full green morocco, titles and floral decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, decorative panelling to boards gilt, inner dentelles gilt, floral endpapers, gilt edges. Light toning to page edges, occasional spotting to pages, an excellent copy. With numerous black and white illustrations throughout. First Hugh Thomson edition. Thomson's "light touch and feeling for period manners provide a charming and accessible gloss to the author's work" (ODNB).

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      Bruxelles, Librairie Européenne C. Muquardt, 1894. 1894, 1894, in-4, 3 forts vol. de I. portrait, LV, (1bl), 855, (1bl)pp, 6pl. - II. portrait, VI, 854pp. - III. portrait, 556pp, demi-chagrin noir, dos à nerfs orné, encadrement de trois filets à froid sur les plats, armes dorées sur les premiers plats (Rel. de l'ép.), 3 portraits de l'auteur à différentes époques de sa vie, 6 planches h.t. et figures dans le texte. PREMIERE EDITION COLLECTIVE des mémoires du chimiste belge qui fut l'élève, puis le collaborateur, du chimiste français J.B. Dumas. Les recherches de Jean-Servais Stas (1813-1891) sur les proportions chimiques et les poids atomiques des corps sont tout à fait remarquables. Ce "virtuose de l'expérience" démontra que l'hypothèse de Williams Prout sur l'unité de la matière n'est pas recevable. (cf. Massain : Chimie et chimistes, éd. 1952, p. 189). Bel exemplaire de prix frappé aux armes royales belges avec la mention :"Offert par la classe des sciences de l'Académie royale de Belgique". Ce prix était offert aux étudiants qui avaient obtenu le diplôme de docteur es sciences chimiques avec la plus grande distinction. DSB XII, p. 620

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        Ordinances, An Orders and Rules Thereunder, In Force in the Colony...

      1894. Stallard, George, Compiler. Richards Edward Harrinson, Compiler. Ordinances, And Orders and Rules Thereunder, In Force in the Colony of Lagos on December 31st, 1893: With an Appendix Containing the Letters Patent Constituting the Colony, And the Instructions Accompanying Them; Various Acts of Parliament; Orders of the Queen in Council; Treaties, and Proclamations. Compiled Under the Authority of the Government. London: Stevens and Sons, 1894. xvi, 1011 pp. Octavo (6" x 9-1/2" x 6"). Recent cloth, gilt title to spine, endpapers renewed, internally clean. Ex-library. Small stamp to title page. A nice copy of a scarce title. * Only edition. Lagos, a region of present-day Nigeria, was one of the principal centers of the slave trade. Great Britain took control of Lagos in 1861 and established it as a colony in the following year. In 1866 it became a portion of the West African Settlements subject to the Governor-in-Chief of Sierra Leone. In 1874 it was added to the Gold Coast Colony, but became a separate colony in 1886. In 1906 it was amalgamated with the Protectorate of Southern Nigeria. This was the second compilation of Lagos ordinances. The other two were published in 1874 and 1902. OCLC locates 7 copies. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 7:182.

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        Tribute of the Chamber of Commerce of the State of New York to the Memory of William Walter Phelps, October 4, 1894

      Press of the Chamber of Commerce, 1894. Slender 4to Dark blue cloth, titles in gilt on upper board, both boards ruled in blind, lower board with C of C monogram, t.e.g., moire endpapers, boards beveled, in the original paper dust-wrapper; ff. 15 (printed rectos only), frontispiece portrait. Tiny spots of rubbing to the spine tips and corners, else fine, bright, shiny, and new; jacket with shallow chipping to the spine ends, corners, and the upper edge of the rear panel.

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        The Yellow Book. 13 volume set

      London: Elkin Matthews; John Lane. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Spines darkened and marked. Covers rubbed. Wear to some spine ends. Scattered foxing and browning within. 1894. First editions and reprints. Yellow/black decorated hardback cloth covers. 210mm x 170mm (8" x 7"). 4000pp. Many tissue-guarded b/w illustrations. Volume 1 is a later issue, without the mis-spelling 'Aprtl'. Volume 7 is third edition, volume 9 is second edition. Published 1894-1897. .

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        Pride and Prejudice

      London: George Allen, 1894. First Edition Thus. Like New. First edition thus. Dark green cloth with gilt stamped peacock, illustrated by Hugh Thomson. Near Fine. Elaborate gilt stamping is incredibly sharp, with a small patch of rubbing to the spine. Faint shelf lean, very light wear to corners and spine ends. Foxing to prelims and terminals, else pages are clean. A stunningly fresh copy of a book produced with such exquisite and unparalleled beauty.

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        Deutsche Schulflora. (Deutsche Flora). 2 Bücher: Atlas mit 240 Abbildungen in feinstem Farbendruck und Textbeilage mit weiteren Abbildungen im Text und auf Tafeln. Bearbeitet von F. O. Pilling.

      Gera, Hofmann. 1894. Gr.8°. VIII/240 Tafeln und VII/264 Textseiten. Frakturdruck. Grüne, farbig illustrierte Originalleinenbände mit Schmuckpapiervorsätzen. (Kapitale minimal berieben/bestossen). - Im übrigen sehr gut erhaltene, annähernd makellose Exemplare ohne Eintragungen. - Mit eingedruckter Widmung: Dem Herzoglichen Friedrichsgymnasium zu Altenburg in dankbarer Anhänglichkeit dargebracht von seinem ehemaligen Schüler und späteren Mitarbeiter Prof. Dr. Fr. O. Pilling. Versand D: 4,70 EUR Biologie, Botanik, deutsche Fachliteratur, Erstausgabe, illustrierter Einband, Illustriertes Buch, pictorial copy, Zeichnungen, drawings

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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. 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. With numerous black and white illustrations by George Cruikshank. An attractive library set in excellent condition. Two volumes are dated 1894 and 1895, the rest are undated.

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        THE WORKS OF ALFRED LORD TENNYSON Poet Laureate

      N.Y. MacMillan & CO. 1894 - Ten volumes complete in 3/4 leather, marbled boards and end papers. Top edge gold gilt with five raised bands. A very nice set. All volumes are very tight. No cracked hinges. No bookplates, no ownership signatures. No bumped corners to books, no rubbing to the corners of the books. For a set that is over 100 years old, a nice set. *** WE BOX AND SHIP ALL BOOKS WITH USPS TRACKING. *** WE HAVE BEEN BUYING AND SELLING USED BOOKS FOR OVER 38 YEARS. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Das Bauernhaus in Österreich-Ungarn und in seinen Grenzgebieten. Herausgegeben vom Österr. Ingenieur- und Architekten-Verein. [Textband und Atlas].

      (Textband:) Lex.-8. XII(2), 228 S. Mit 67 Textabb. u. 6 tls. gef. Taf. Unaufgeschnittene OBrosch. Buchblock etw. verzogen, Einriss am ob. Kapital. (Atlasband:) Folio. Titel, 1 Bl. (Verzeichnis), 75 tls. photogr. Foliotafeln und 1 Hausformen-Karte in OHLeinenflügelmappe. Mappe stärker angeschmutzt, fleckig u. z. Tl. m. Kratz- u. Schabspuren, Leinenrü. an einer Stelle geworfen, die Tafeln papierbed. geringf. gebräunt, aber sauber u. kaum abgegriffen. Seltene, sehr umfassende Monographie zur Bauernhausforschung in den Gebieten des österreichischen Kaiserreiches. Mit einem geschichtlichen Teil von M. Haberlandt und einem von Anton Dachler bearbeiteten Kapitel über Anlage, Herstellung und Zierformen des Bauernhauses. Im Anhang mit einem Orts- und Sachregister. Der Atlasband neben Abbildungen aus den heutigen österreichischen Bundesländern auch mit Beispielen aus Krain, dem Küstenland, Böhmen, Mähren, Österreichisch-Schlesien, Galizien, Bukowina, Ungarn, Siebenbürgen und Kroatien. Die Tafeln mit photographischen Abbildungen, Grundrissen sowie Detail- u. Übersichtszeichnungen. - Der Verband Deutscher Ingenieur- und Architekten-Vereine sowie der Schweizer und der Österreichische beschlossen bereits 1894 die Herausgabe ihres jeweiligen Gebietsteiles. Wohl auch getragen von dem Stilphänomen Heimatstil der für die Gestaltung ländlicher Sommerhäuser v.a. der Oberschicht sich die bäuerliche Architektur als Vorbild nahm.

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        Sonnets and Lyrical Poems

      London/Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1894. Limited First Edition. Limp Vellum. Fine. One of 300 copies on hand-made Flower paper, plus 10 on vellum. pp. [viii] (blanks), xii, 197, [7] (blanks), 8vo. 8 in x 5½ in. (205 x 140 mm) Printed in red and black in Golden type. Wood-cut double title page, borders, and numerous initials. Original full limp vellum with yapped edges and original silk ties, gilt-lettered spine. The border around the title was engraved for this book as a pair to the first of the 8vo borders used in the first, second, fourth and later publications of the press. A fine copy. Top edge dusty. Text is clean and tight. Ornate lithograph bookplate of Philadelphia lithographer and printer John Louis Ketterlinus, on front free endpaper. [Peterson A20a.]

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        The Tale of the Emperor Coustans and Of Over Sea

      London/Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1894. Limited First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good +. One of 525 copies on hand-made paper, plus 20 on vellum. [iv], 130 pp. 12mo. 5¾" x 4" (14.5 x 11 cm). Bound in original quarter Holland-backed blue paper bords, with white linen spine and title printed in black on front cover. Uncut pages. Printed in Chaucer type in black and red. Elaborate wood-cut half-titles and double-page ornamented spread incipits for each title. Three- and six-line woodcut initials throughout, designed by William Morris. Shoulder notes and some lines (including colophon) in red. A medieval French tale translated by Morris. The Tale of the Emperor Coustans was the source of The Man Born to Be King, in The Earthly Paradise. The second story is A Tale of Over Sea. Custom dark blue clamshell box. An attractive, though nameless, woodcut bookplate inside front cover, with a motto quite in the spirit of the Arts and Crafts movementPulchritudas, Utilitas, Conservatio, Continuitas. [Cockerell 26. Peterson A26. Walsdorf 26.]

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        Of the Friendship of Amis and Amile Done out of the Ancient French into English by William Morris

      London/Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1894. Limited First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. William Morris. Sold by William Morris at Kelmscott Press. One of 500 copies on handmade Perch paper, plus 15 on vellum. 16mo. 5¾" x 4¼" (14.5 x 10.5 cm). Bound in original quarter Holland-backed blue paper boards, with white linen spine, and title printed in black on front cover. [iv], 67, [viii] pp. Woodcut title with double-page vine-leaf border and initials throughout. Printed in red and black Chaucer type, one 13-line woodcut initial and numerous 3-line initials throughout, designed by William Morris. Pages uncut. A story taken from ?Nouvelles Françoises en prose du XIIIe siècle,? written earlier by Morris as ?Amys & Amillion? and intended at first for appearance in the second volume of 'The Earthly Paradise'. Amis and Amile were two medieval knights who were devoted friends and this is the story of their friendship which led Amile to slay his own children for the sake of his friend. Of course, this supreme sacrifice meant that the children were not dead after all. Eventually the two knights were killed in the same battle and a miracle was added to the end of the story as although they were buried apart from each other, the two coffins were found side by side the next morning. Some spotting to front board. Internally clean and tight. No ownership marks, and free from the usual spotting or foxing. Near Fine. [Peterson A23. Sparling 23.]

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        Sténose du cordon en raison de son insertion à l'ombilic. Enfant de ( ?) accouchée le 9 juin 1894

      1894. , 1894, , , tirage albuminé [240 x 300 mm] aquarellé à la main et contrecollé sur carton fort, Cliché réalisé par Félix Méheux et rehaussé à l'aquarelle : fond noir et chair du nouveau-né rehaussée dans des nuances de beige-rose-rouge. Saisissante photographie d'un enfant mort-né. La face est très affectée et les orbites sont vides ; l'enfant a dû longuement macérer dans la cavité utérine. Le carton porte en pied le nom du service - "Clinique d'accouchement - Service de M. le Prof. TARNIER" - et le nom du photographe : "Aquarelle photogr. de F. MÉHEUX, dessinat". Inscription à l'encre au revers du carton. Photographie saisissante, qui atteste de la collaboration entre le chef de l'école obstétricienne française, Etienne, dit Stéphane, Tarnier (1828-1897), et le photographe médical Félix Méheux (1838-1908). Légers manques en pied du carton. On joint : Un dessin signé G. Devy, 1890. Aquarelle sur bristol. Inscription au revers : "Sténose du cordon". Nouveau-né représenté des hanches aux cuisses. Devy est l'un des dessinateurs du célèbre Traité d'anatomie humaine de Léo Testut (1893).

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        The Yellow Book: An Illustrated Quarterly.

      London: Elkin Matthews & John Lane, 1894. First. hardcover. near fine. 13 volumes. Illustrated with many plates, each protected with tissue. 8vo, original yellow cloth with black-stamped pictorial covers and spines (just a bit dust soiled, especially top edges, and volume 1 has a bump resulting in a closed to top edge of front cover, but still near fine and un-read with mostly un-opened pages; internally spotless but for scattered foxing in margins of first volume only). London: Elkin Matthews & John Lane; Boston: Copeland & Day, 1894-1897. First edition. Near fine. One of the best representations of fin-de-siecle art and literature, with contributors including Aubrey Beardsley (who contributed the cover designs for the first five volumes), Laurence Housman, Oscar Wilde, Max Beerbohm, W.B. Yeats & Henry James, among others. A near fine and fresh set, with minimal wear and un-opened pages; spines are a uniform shade of yellow.

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        Rechnungs- und Beilagenbuch von 1894. Enthält alle Rechnungen der Bödigheimer Verwaltung und Grundherrschaft Rüdt von Collenberg für das Jahr 1894; 2 Band von Nr. 44 bis Nr. 385. Beinhaltet: Tageslohnlisten, Handwerkerrechnungen, Frachtbriefe, Lohnzettel, Quittungen, Verzeichnisse, Forderungen, Steuerbescheide, Schuldscheine, etc.

      Bödigheimer Verwaltung. Bödigheim., 1894 - 4°, ca. 400 Seiten. Halbleder mit Papierbesatz, Rücken- und Titelschild, Rücken angeplatzt, Fehlstelle unten, Einband berieben, Ecken bestossen, einige Seiten gerändert, da hervorstehende Rechnungsbeilagen, sonst guter Zustand. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 3200 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A l'Abeille. Abeilles, miel, cire, ruches, extracteurs, cirificaeurs, enfumoirs, boîtes à essaims, etc

      22pp Herensthals (Anvers), 1894, in-8, 22pp, br, Catalogue illustré de ce fabricant belge d'articles pour apiculteurs. Elevage de l'abeille noire du pays. Ruchers en Belgique et en Hollande. Fabrique de cire gauffrée

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        Au pays des Osmanlis

      de IV, 400 pp.. Paris, Victor-Havard, 1894, in-18, de IV, 400 pp., broché, couverture imprimée, Deuxième édition. Dans cet ouvrage intéressant l'auteur, journaliste à Istanbul, discute l'histoire, l'architecture et la littérature de Turquie. Il finit avec une critique venimeuse de la presse et la censure turques. Bel exemplaire

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        La famille névropathique. Théorie tératologique de l'hérédité et de la prédisposition morbides et de la dégénérescence

      (4), 334, (2)pp. Paris, F. Alcan, 1894, in-12, (4), 334, (2)pp, percaline verte imp. (Rel. de l'éd.), PREMIÈRE ÉDITION. Interne et secrétaire particulier de Jean Martin Charcot à la Salpêtrière en 1881, puis médecin en chef du laboratoire de Bicêtre à partir de 1887, Charles Féré (1852-1907) est l'auteur de nombreux ouvrages sur la médecine, la psychologie, la sexualité et la criminalité. Charcot s'était penché sur l'importance et les conséquences de l'hérédité chez les patients atteints de troubles mentaux, l'expression "famille névropathique" apparaît néanmoins la première fois dans un article de Féré (Archives de neurologie, 1884) ensuite dans la thèse d'agrégation de Jules Déjerine (l'Hérédité dans les maladies du système nerveux, 1886) que Féré cite dans le présent ouvrage. Ouvrage de référence sur le sujet, illustré de nombreuses reproductions photographiques dans le texte. En partie non coupé.

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        Archives de Médecine expérimentale et d'Anatomie pathologique

      17 pages numérotées de 443 à Paris, Masson, 1894, in-8, 17 pages numérotées de 443 à 459, 1bl, 1pl, broché, couverture imprimée, Extrait du troisième numéro des Archives de Médecine expérimentale et d'Anatomie pathologique (1889-1919) publié le 1er mai 1894. Cet extrait traite d'un cas de sclérose des cordons latéraux, avec sclérose du bulbe et atrophie des nerfs optiques, illustré d'une planche hors texte. Fondées en 1889 sous la direction de Charcot par Joseph Grancher, Raphael Lépine, Isidore Straus et Alix Joffroy, cette revue est l'une des plus prestigieuses des revues fondées par Charcot avec les Archives de Neurologie. Bon état, bords légèrement usés. Cachet ex-libris du docteur Carrier sur le premier feuillet de la plaquette. (Bogousslavky, Following Charcot, p.196)

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        Epigrammes

      frontispice, 78-[1] pages Paris, Bibliothèque artistique et littéraire, 1894, in-8, frontispice, 78-[1] pages, demi-chagrin rouge à coins, dos à faux nerfs, couvertures conservées, "Ce livre est sûr de mal plaire / Aux trop jeunes d'entre vous, / Mais peut-être il sera doux / A tel aussi que tolère / Son âge encore parmi nous." (II-1) Édition originale de ce recueil de poésies, tiré à 1050 exemplaires. Un des 1000 exemplaires sur vélin d'Angoulême. Dessin de F.-A. Cazals, figurant Verlaine de dos, en frontispice. Exemplaire non rogné. Enrichi d'une coupure contrecollée en tête d'ouvrage, extraite du Comoedia du 9 janvier 1912, comprenant l'article de Laurent Tailhade "Les morts vont vite", publié pour commémorer l'anniversaire de la mort de Paul Verlaine. Ex-libris Vannier doré en pied du dos. Vicaire VII, 999.

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        Os Lusiadas (The Lusiads) [with] Camoens: His Life and His Lusiads [with] The Lyricks

      London: Bernard Quaritch, 1894. First Editions. Hardcover. Uniformly bound in lime green cloth decorated and lettered in gilt by the Hansard Publishing Union. Teg. Very good. 6 vols. 471, 738, 540. 17 x 11.5 cm. Translated by Richard Burton and edited by Isabel Burton. "Os Lusiadas" is often regarded as Portugal's national epic, much in the way as Virgil's Aeneid was for the Ancient Romans, or Homer's Iliad and Odyssey for the Ancient Greeks. Burton's translation was originally intended to comprise ten volumes, only six were published. Glossary, and Opinions Of The Press. PENZER, p.103-105. Bright set, slight rubbing to backstrip extremities, bookplates and owner signatures. Volume I is second issue.

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        Ueber Grund und Werth der Entdeckungen des Herrn Professor Kant .

      Leipzig Friedrich 1894 - Jenisch, D. "Ueber Grund und Werth der Entdeckungen des Herrn Professor Kant in der Metaphysik, Moral und Aesthetik. Ein Accessit. Nebst einem Sendschreiben des Verfassers an Herrn Professor Kant über die bisherigen günstigen und ungünstigen Einflüsse der kritischen Philosophie". Berlin: Vieweg, 1796. 8°. XLII, 468 S. HLdr. aus d. Zeit mit reich goldgepr. Rücken. 1. Ausgabe. Herald. Ex libris und auf Titelbl. herald. Stempel und Name - alles Comes de Magnis, resp. Magnische Bibliothek. Altes (Tusche)Fleckchen auf TBlatt, ansonsten sauber. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Architecte. Projets et Réalisations.

      4. 16 S., Mit 88 Taf. m. Abb. u. Grundrissen OHLn.-Mappe In gutem Zustand. André Lurçat (1894-1970), französischer Architekt, war ein Bruder des Künstlers Jean Lurçat. Nach dem Bau einer Reihe von Wohnhäusern in Paris, die repräsentativ sind für den Stil der späten 1920er und beginnenden 1930er Jahre in Frankreich, schuf André Lurçat mit dem Schulkomplex im Pariser Vorort Villejuif dank der Unterstützung des dortigen kommunistischen Bürgermeisters Paul Vaillant-Couturier sein Hauptwerk, das ihm zu internationalem Ruhm verhalf.

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        Photograph of Leo Tolstoy glued to a company mount

      Sherer, Nabgolts i Ko, Moscow 1894 - 16,4x10,8 cm. Fine condition. Most Leo Tolstoy's photograph portraits in 1880s and 90s were made on Sofia Andreevna's initiative. For almost quarter of the century photos of Tolstoy's family were made by the most famous and biggest pre-Revolutionary photo studio «Sherer, Nabgolts i Ko.» which repeatedly won the highest awards for the art of photography and had the highest commercial status of the Supplier of the Imperial Court.

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        DARLING EDITH

      - DOLLS. (PAPER) DARLING EDITH and Her Wardrobe: New Series of Dressing Dolls designed by Marguerite Macdonald. London: Raphael Tuck 1894. This is a lovely 9" paper doll with 4 dresses and 4 hats, housed in the original pictorial box. Neat repair to box flaps else VG+, dolls and outfits are Fine. The doll wears a green and white chemise - underdress. Her 4 fancy outfits of gowns and coat are beautifully chromolithographed in a variety of colors with much detail and the four hats match the dresses. See Whitton: Raphael Tuck p.76, 80. Quite wonderful.

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        The Works.

      New York: D. Appleton and Company,, 1894. [Method and Results; Darwiniana; Science and Education; Science and Hebrew Tradition; Science and Christian Tradition; Hume; Man's Place in Nature; Discourses; Evolution and Ethics.] 9 volumes, octavo (210 x 140 mm). Contemporary red half morocco, marbled sides, raised bands, titles and decorations to compartments gilt, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Extremities slightly rubbed, occasional minor wear to corners, margins of text blocks faintly toned. An excellent set. Author's edition, one of 1,000 numbered sets collecting works by the British biologist and science educationist Thomas Henry Huxley (1825?1895). "Huxley published over 400 essays, papers, letters, reviews, and books. Many of his papers on invertebrate anatomy and vertebrate palaeontology were amassed by Foster and Lankester into five volumes as The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley (1898?1903) and Huxley had himself republished his best articles in nine volumes of Collected Essays (1893?4)?a tenth was in preparation but never appeared. For the fast wit, famous irony, suave hectoring, and commonsense cleverness in these essays, Huxley was declared 'perhaps the greatest virtuoso of plain English who has ever lived' (Fawcett, 208). With their reinterpretation of duty, belief, and morality in a secularizing, industrializing culture, they provide a partisan insight into the Victorian move to a naturalistic world-view" (ODNB).

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        Illustrated Catalogue of Railway and Machinists' Tools and Supplies

      Manning, Maxwell & Moore 1894 - 1071 pp., thick quarto, cloth boards with leather backstrip (hardcover), spine badly worn and chipped, covers discolored and worn. rear hinge weak. The textblock is clean and tight except for the last page which has some soiling and wrinkling to its bottom edge, PROFUSELY illustrated with beautiful engravings on nearly every page. . Photos available upon request.

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