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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1894 - 1894 Wisden, Rebound with Covers, Signed by Jack Hobbs.

      1894. Hi, This lot is an 1894 Rebound Wisden with Original Covers - Signed by Jack Hobbs. It is in Good Condition. ""To my old friend Jack Mears, with all good wishes from Jack Hobbs"" it states on the first page and not the usual j.b.hobbs autograph so a nice formal piece of prose in this 1894. The binding is a bit tatty and the covers are dark, odd dog ear inside but clean pages and great photoplate but topped off by the Hobbs note.

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        La tossicità del sangue asfittico, estratto dalla Riforma medica n.106, maggio 1894. Unito a: La sensibilità et l'età: Communicazione fatta alla Reale Academia di medicina nella seduta del 13 luglio 1894, Torino, Bocca, 1895. Unito a: L' insegnamento della medicina legale, Siena, Tip. Nava, 1894, 15 pp. Estr. da: Unione universitaria, a. 1, n. 4, 1894. Unito a: Salvatore Ottolenghi; Umberto Rossi, Un nuovo Tatuaggio etnico, con 12 fig. nel testo. Torino : Bocca fr., 1894. pp.16. Unito a: Applicazione dell'antropologia criminale nelle instruttorie penale / S. Ottolenghi e E.G. Bruni. Roma : Casa Editrice Italiana, 1894. 7pp . ecc.

      Tipografia Riforma medica, Napoli 1894 - 1 Vol in 8°, circa 800 pp. con alcune tav., legatura coeva in t. pelle, titolo in oro al dorso e dedica alla sorella al piatto anteriore. Cerniera posteriore guasta, usure alla cop. Contiene 79 fascicoli rari di lavori dello stesso Ottolenghi o dei suoi collaboratori. A richiesta possiamo fornirne un elenco completo degli opuscoli rilegati.

      [Bookseller: Nuovi Quaderni di Capestrano S.R.L.]
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        Diary of a Journey Through Mongolia and Tibet in 1891and 1892 (signed)

      The Smithsonian Institution 1894 - The Smithsonian Institution, 1894 xx, 413 pp with 27 B&W plates and 13 illustrations in text.plus a map. Narritive of the author's second journey under the auspices of the Smithsonian Institution through Mongolia and Tibet, which he has described in diary form. Rockhill started from Peking and traveled northwards to Hwang-ho (Yellow River) via Kalgan, from there to Lan-cho (Lanzhou) Sining-fu, Kumbum Monastery, Tsaidam, Changtang, the Tangla Range, Chamdo, and Batang. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Marbled endpapers and page edges. Large folding map bound in after text, map has a short closed tear next to binding.Three quarter -bound in red leather and marbled paper with some edgewear to the paper portions. Spine corded with gold-stamped title. This handsome binding may be a contemporary re-binding. Signed by Rockhill on title page. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Catron Grant Books]
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        Capri. 50 Facsimiledrucke und 12 Aquarell-Gravuren (auf Tafeln). Text von E. v. Wald-Zedtwitz.

      München, Hanfstaengel, 1894. Titelvignette, 42 Tafeln mit 60 Abb., 6 Bll. Fol., OLeinen mit Goldprägung und Goldschnitt Lipperheide Jbc 29. - Einband tls. berieben und bestossen, Gelenke mit kl. Einrissen, sonst gut.

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        The Book of Virtue or a Version of The Tao-Teh-King of Lao-Tze, The Chinese Mystic and Philosopher: With an Introductory Essay on the Tao

      Indian Section of the Theosophical Society, Adyar, Madras, India 1894 - 1894 softcover edition rebound in marbled boards with cloth spine strip and decorative endpapers. Edges rubbed, gutters weak at a few sections where book opens flat. Partial name/date on title page and remnant of original paper wrappers on that same page. Pages only mildly toned. 46pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        J'Accuse...! Lettre au President de la Republique [The Dreyfus Affair]

      Paris: L'Aurore. First edition, First printing. Original wrappers, custom box. Very Good. THE LEGENDARY "J'ACCUSE...!" BY EMILE ZOLA. THE ORIGINAL FIRST PRINTING, FIRST APPEARANCE OF THE MOST SIGNIFICANT PUBLICATION ASSOCIATED WITH THE DREYFUS AFFAIR; A CORNERSTONE EVENT IN MODERN JEWISH AND EUROPEAN HISTORY. The Dreyfus Affair "centred on the question of the guilt or innocence of army captain Alfred Dreyfus, who had been convicted of treason for allegedly selling military secrets to the Germans in December 1894. At first the public supported the conviction; it was willing to believe in the guilt of Dreyfus, who was Jewish. Much of the early publicity surrounding the case came from anti-Semitic groups... to whom Dreyfus symbolized the supposed disloyalty of French Jews. "The effort to reverse the sentence was at first limited to members of the Dreyfus family, but, as evidence pointing to the guilt of another French officer, Ferdinand Walsin-Esterhazy, came to light from 1896, the pro-Dreyfus side slowly gained adherents... The accusations against Esterhazy resulted in a court-martial that acquitted him of treason (January 1898). To protest against the verdict, the novelist Emile Zola wrote a letter titled 'J'accuse', published in Clemenceau's newspaper L'Aurore. In it he attacked the army for covering up its mistaken conviction of Dreyfus" (Britannica). "In Paris and throughout France, the impact of 'J'accuse...!' was enormous. Anti-Semitic demonstrations took place immediately in the Latin Quarter, and the unrest increased in the two days that followed. On 17 January, 3,000 demonstrators marched through the streets of Nantes; in the next few days, the disturbances spread to as many as fifty towns and cities, among them Angers, Bordeaux, Dijon, Marseille, Nancy and Rennes, marking the beginning of what Pierre Birnbaum has called the 'anti-Semitic moment', a 'pogrom without fatalities' that continued, to varying degrees, until the summer of 1899. On 18 January, a serious outbreak of violence tool place in Algiers, where the Jewish quarter was sacked and a number of deaths were reported. 'J'accuse...!' was also the catalyst that relaunched and strengthened the Dreyfusard movement. The small core of Dreyfus' supporters regained the confidence it had lost with Esterhazy's acquittal, and the first result was the organisation of two petitions in favour of a judicial review of the Dreyfus case... Many distinguished academics ... signed the petition in the first days as did numerous writers and artists: there were finally 1,482 signatures in 38 lists... The petitions... marked the birth of the modern idea of the intellectual committed, as a member of the group, to the support of a moral or political cause" (The Cambridge Companion to Zola). "Zola was brought to trial on Feb. 7, 1898, and was sentenced to one year's imprisonment and a fine of 3,000 francs after being found guilty of libel. As a result of the new attention focused on the affair, Dreyfus underwent a new court-martial. Although still found guilty, he was pardoned by the president of the republic. Not until 1906 was Dreyfus cleared of all wrongdoing" (Britannica). The Dreyfus Affair was enormously significant in Jewish history. For Theodore Herzl, it was important in giving birth to modern Zionism. "Herzl had been present at the Dreyfus degradation on that January day, as a journalist for a Viennese paper, and if one moment engraved his sense that Jews could never find a safe home in Europe this was it: 'It has been established that justice could be refused to a Jew for the sole reason that he was a Jew.' Dreyfus, the perfect case of attempted assimilation, 'signifies a strategic position which . . . is already lost.' This insight, repeated and made programmatic in the Zionist project, was seemingly vindicated by what happened during the Second World War, when the members of the Dreyfus family, who had fought for France so often and so patriotically, were, like all French Jews, forced into hiding; Alfred's favorite granddaughter, Madeline, a Resistance fighter, was deported by the Vichy state and died at Auschwitz, age twenty-five... "The Dreyfus affair matters not because of the parallel with our time but because it was one of the first tests of modern pluralist liberalism and its institutions-a test that those institutions somehow managed to pass and fail at the same time. In France a century ago, the system finally worked, as they used to say after Watergate. The good guys rallied around, the courts did their job, Dreyfus was vindicated and came home to his family. Yet what the system exposed as it worked was, in a way, worse than the injustice it remedied. It showed that a huge number of Europeans, in a time largely smiling and prosperous, liked engaging in raw, animal religious hatred, and only felt fully alive when they did. Hatred and bigotry were not a vestige of the superstitious past but a living fire-just what comes, and burns, naturally. (Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker, September 28, 2009). IN: L'Aurore, 13 January 1898. Large (18 x 24 inches) folio; four pages (as issued); handsomely boxed. Closed tear at middle horizontal fold, some toning, light chipping to edges; stain around "J" of "J'Accuse"; remnants of early stamps. A rare survival of an extremely fragile item.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        Autograph postcard signed. Dieppe, 1894 [postmark].

      1894. Oblong 8vo. 1 page. To the Danish writer Sophus Claussen (1865-1931) in Paris.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris]
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        The Works. [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.]

      New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1894 - 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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        Pride and Prejudice. With a Preface by George Saintsbury and Illustrations by Hugh Thomson. 1894.Peacock edition

      George allen, 1894-01-01. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Peacock edition. 476 pages. Illustrated by Hugh Thompson. Gilt edged, green cloth with peacock design. Cloth worn at corners. Spine slanted 1cm. Robust packaging. 1st class post to the UK, Airmail worldwide

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        \" Pomologie des praktischen Obstbaumzüchters MIT den 102 Chromolitograpien \"

      A. Junge `s Verlag Stuttgart Erscheinungsjahr 1894 Format 4° 102 farbenprächtige Chromolitograpien mit dekorativen Obstabbildungen (Äpfel 25, Birnen 47, Aprikosen und Kirchen 7, Pfirsiche 10, Pflaumen 8, Johannisbeeren 2 und Stachelbeeren ebenfalls 2 Tafeln, diese sind numerisch ungleich, da sie in der Zeitschrift \"Der praktische Obstbaumzüchter\" bereits Verwendung fanden, das Buch ist jedoch vollständig !) mit jeweils 2 Seiten Beschreibung dazu + 4 S. Vorwort und Register, der Buchblock als auch die Tafeln sind in sehr gutem Zustand, jedoch fehlt der Rücken und der vordere Buchdeckel ist lose, bei Bedarf kann ich die Anschrift einer guten Restauratorin angeben oder bei Kostenübernahme die fachgerechte Ergänzung des Lederrückens veranlassen! = Ich habe diverse Bilder zum Buch zusammengestellt. Auf Anfrage ist die Zusendung als normale Zipdatei ( nicht 7zip) möglich. Diese müßte problemlos \" auszupacken \" sein! = Versand D: 5,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Alfred Tauchnitz]
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        A Collection of English Verse. Chiefly Lyrical.

      New Haven: Privately Printed,, 1894. Octavo. Finely bound in contemporary blue full morocco, spine in compartments with raised bands and gilt titles direct, gilt-rolled turn-ins, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Residue of removed bookplate at front. Spine very slightly sunned, some very minor rubbing to the extremities, sound and fresh internally, excellent condition overall. First edition, sole printing, of this rare privately printed anthology of English lyrical verse, printed on japon and handsomely bound. Only one copy is recorded in any library worldwide, at the Yale University Library (who give Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor as the unnamed private press involved in the book's production).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Oeuvres completes. Tome I - Tome III. Tome I: Notice biographique par M.W. Spring, Travaux divers, Travaux sur les poids atomiques; Tome II: Notices et discours, Toxicologie et physiologie, Rapports; Tome III: Oeuvres porthumes.

      Librairie Européenne C. Muquardt, Bruxelles 1894 - 855 S. - 854 S. - 556 S. mit 3 Portraittafeln, Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 8500 4°, Halbleinen der Zeit mit Rückentitel, Bibliotheks-Exemplar mit kleinem Papier-Rückenschild, Stempel auf Titel, Ecken gering bestoßen, Papier minimal gebräunt, insgesamt gutes und innen sauberes Exemplar, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LE RIRE DU NUMERO 1 DU 10 NOVEMBRE 1894 AU NUMERO 208 DU 20 OCTOBRE 1898

      FELIX JUVEN, PARIS - 1894 - 1898 SOIT LES 4 PREMIERES ANNEES , en 4 volumes in-4 , dans une reliure demi basane noire , dos à 4 nerfs avec titrage doré , les tranches papier sont frottées , quelques épidermures , coins émoussés , bon à très bon état intérieur .

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        Coeurs de marins. Illustrations par le Baron Deslandes et Mège du Malmont. Gravures par Ch.-G. Petit et Mauge.

      Paris: Société des Ecrivains Français, 1894. Livre. Bon. Demi-cuir. Ed. originale. In-8. Paris, Société des Ecrivains français, 1894. 22 x 16 cm (R), in-8, 3 ff. n. ch. + 364 pp. + 18 planches hors texte en sanguine dont frontispice, nb. ill. en noir ou en sanguine dans le texte, reliure de l'époque en demi-chagrin marine, dos à 5 nerfs, titre doré, couvertures illustrées conservées. Edition originale. Exemplaire du tirage courant après 25 de tête seulement. Peu commun. Récits des expéditions de l'auteur à bord de la Némésis. Très légèrs frottis au dos, coupes frottées, rousseurs, bon exemplaire..

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        Recherches sur le Bouddhisme

      White Lotus, Paris 1894 - Recherches sur le Bouddhisme [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Blick über Donau. Panorama von Regensburg

      - Beschreibung: Hübsches spätexpressionistisches Städtebild in starken Farben, von Prof. Walter Dolch, geboren am 29. 12. 1894, Studium an der Kunstgewerbeschule und technischen Hochschule in München bei H. Groeber, lebte ab 1927 in Amberg/Oberpfalz. Guter einwandfreier, tadelloser Zustand. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1050 Größe ohne Rahmen: 25,5 x 33 cm, mit Rahmen 33,5 x 40,8 cm. Nicht signiert. Original- Ölbild auf Hartfaserplatte, mit ebenholz- schwarzem Holz- Stilrahmen und Perlschnurverzierung. .

      [Bookseller: Galerie Antiquariat Schlegl]
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        Original holograph manuscript, 41 pages written on rectos only on ruled paper, revised and corrected, signed at the end "A Conan Doyle, 12 Tennison Road, South Norwood"; 7 x 9 inches, bound in contemporary three-quarter calf and marbled paper over boards, marbled endpapers, with a printed half-title; presentation inscription on a preliminary blank: "Presented to Herbert F. Gunnison with the warm regards of Irving Bacheller"; with the bookplate of Herbert Foster Gunnison on the front pastedown. [Together with:] "How the King held the Brigadier", original holograph manuscript, 26 pages, folio & 8vo, revised and corrected, and signed at the end "A Conan Doyle, Belvedere Hotel, Davos Platz"; [Bound with:] "How the Brigadier slew the Brothers of

      - The present collection represents five of the eight short stories that appeared in The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard and an extraordinary opportunity to acquire a significant portion of one of Conan Doyle's most impressive creations. The manuscript of "The Medal of Brigadier Gerard" is in fine condition; the binding lightly rubbed; the other manuscripts, which have been assembled using revisions written on separate pieces of paper, usually of a smaller size, or cut down to a smaller size, and inserted or taped to the original drafts, are in very good condition, with a few tears and stains; the front hinge of the binding is cracked, and the top panel of the spine is detached (but retained). Provenance: By descent from Herbert F. Gunnison. The present collection represents five of the eight short stories that appeared in The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard and an extraordinary opportunity to acquire a significant portion of one of Conan Doyle';s most impressive creations. The manuscript of "The Medal of Brigadier Gerard" is in fine condition; the binding lightly rubbed; the other manuscripts, which have been assembled using revisions written on separate pieces of paper, usually of a smaller size, or cut down to a smaller size, and inserted or taped to the original drafts, are in very good condition, with a few tears and stains; the front hinge of the binding is cracked, and the top panel of the spine is detached (but retained). Provenance: By descent from Herbert F. Gunnison "The Medal of Brigadier Gerard", here first titled "The Mission of Brigadier Gerard", with the word "Mission" crossed out and the word "Medal" written above, was written in 1894 and is the first short story in Conan Doyle';s Brigadier Gerard saga. In their account of Conan Doyle';s serial publications, his bibliographers Green and Gibson give both the English title "?How the Brigadier Won His Medal';", and the American title "?The Medal of the Brigadier';", as the story was originally published in the separate English and American issues of the Strand magazine in 1894. Green and Gibson also note that the first American periodical publication was by a Newspaper Syndicate [abbreviation "N.S.", G & G, p. 404], referring to the Bacheller Syndicate. As noted above, the present manuscripts were given by Bacheller to his friend and fellow journalist Herbert Foster Gunnison. Irving Bacheller (1859-1950), author, journalist and editor, began his career as a journalist in Brooklyn in 1882, but a few years later founded the first modern American newspaper syndicate, the Bacheller Syndicate, to provide literature and other articles to Sunday newspapers. Among the authors whose work he represented were Arthur Conan Doyle, Stephen Crane, Joseph Conrad, and Rudyard Kipling. In the 1890s, Bacheller began to write fiction and gave up his career in journalism to pursue literature, becoming a best-selling author with such works as Eben Holden (1900), D';ri and I (1901), The Light in the Clearing (1917), and A Man for the Ages (1920). Herbert Foster Gunnison (1858-1932) was a Brooklyn newspaperman associated with the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, where he worked from 1882, eventually becoming its President in 1924.In 1894, the indefatigable American impresario Major James Pond organized a lecture tour for Conan Doyle, who arrived in New York on October 2 and appeared in thirty cities before returning to England on December 8th. It was on this tour and in this way that Conan Doyle introduced Brigadier Gerard to the public, first in America, in advance of its periodical publication in the Strand later the same year. "Conan Doyle had read it ["?How the Brigadier Won His Medal,'; the new character';s debut"] aloud to audiences in America, whose generous responses encouraged him to think he had a success on his hands. . . . he quickly turned out another seven adventures. These also appeared in the Strand throughout 1895, and were collected in book form as The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard. Thoug [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Jungle Book, The [Together with:] The Second Jungle Book

      London: Macmillan and Co., 1894. A Superb First Edition Set of "Jungle Books" KIPLING, Rudyard. The Jungle Book. With Illustrations by J.L. Kipling, W.H. Drake, and P. Frenzeny. London: Macmillan and Co., 1894. First edition. Small octavo (7 1/4 x 4 13/16 inches; 184 x 122 mm.). [2, blank], vi, [2, contents], 212 pp. Frontispiece (with tissue guard) and forty-two text illustrations (nineteen full-page). [Together with:] KIPLING, Rudyard. The Second Jungle Book. With Illustrations by J. Lockwood Kipling,C.I.E. London: Macmillan and Co., 1895. First edition. Small octavo (7 5/16 x 4 13/16 inches; 186 x 123 mm.). [2, blank], [6], 238, [2, publisher's advertisements] pp. Thirty-nine text illustrations, including head- and tail-piece vignettes and historiated initials. Each volume in the original bright blue cloth decoratively ruled and pictorially stamped in gilt on front cover and spine and lettered in gilt on spine. All edges gilt. Original dark gray/green coated endpapers. Minimal rubbing to the gilt designs on the front covers, minimal expert and almost invisible repairs to inner hinges. Some light foxing in volume two as is often the case, otherwise a really bright and near fine set. Housed together in a blue cloth clamshell case. The Jungle Book is a "collection of stories by Rudyard Kipling, published in 1894. The Second Jungle Book, published in 1895, contains stories linked by poems. The stories tell mostly of Mowgli, an Indian boy who is raised by wolves from infancy and who learns self-sufficiency and wisdom from the jungle animals. The book describes the social life of the wolf pack and, more fancifully, the justice and natural order of life in the jungle. Among the animals whose tales are related in the work are Akela the wolf; Baloo the brown bear; Shere Khan, the boastful Bengal tiger who is Mowgli's enemy; Kaa the python; Bagheera the panther; and Rikki-tikki-tavi the mongoose" (Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature). Grolier, Kipling, 185 and 197. Livingston 104 and 116. Martindell 61 and 63. Stewart 123 and 132.

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        Die wichtigsten deutschen Kernobstsorten.

      Gera. Verlag A. Nugel, 1894. mit 94 farbigen naturgetreuen Abbildungen, 4°. 25,5 x 18,8 cm. 13 (3) S, + 94 Tafelseit. Seiten, Hardcover in Halbleinwand, In gutem Zustand. ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar in entsprechendem Einband mit Resten von 2 Rückenschildern, kantenberieben, fliegender Vorsatz mit mehreren Inventar-Einträgen, der Titel mit 4 Stempeln und Inventar-Nummern, der Buchschnitt etwas gebräunt und angestaubt, der Vorderschnitt mit großem braunen Fleck, der auch in den Tafelseiten teils etwas in die Ränder reicht, aber die eigentlichen Darstellungen nicht beeinflußt, mit ausdrucksstarken, schönen farbigen Abbildungen. Herausgegeben im engen Abschlusse an die \"Statistik der deutschen Kernobstsorten\" von R. Goethe, Herm. Degenkolb und Reinh. Mertens und unter der Leitung der Obst- und Weinbau-Abteilung der deutschen Landwirtschafts-Gesellschaft, - Buch enthält 45 Tafeln mit beschreibenden Text, - Äpfel und 49 Tafeln mit beschreibendem Text, - Birnen. Versand D: 2,95 EUR Hobbies, Sammeln und Freizeit, Garten, Natur, Naturwissenschaften & Mathematik, Biologie, Botanik, Landwirtschaft, Ökologie, Sammlerexemplare, Bücher mit Originalgrafik, Illustrierte Bücher

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        Meyers Konversations-Lexikon, 5. Auflage, 17 Bände, Neuer Abdruck, 1894 - 1897

      Leipzig und Wien, Bibliographisches Institut, 1894 - 1897. Gemeinsam mit der 6. Auflage Höhepunkt der Meyer-Werkgeschichte. Es gibt diese 5. Auflage in einer Vielzahl unterschiedlicher, großenteils reichhaltig ornamentierter Ausgaben. Buchrücken und Deckel partiell geringfügig berieben, Rücken partiell leicht aufgehellt. Eine kleine Läsion am Kapital des 6. Bandes fachmännisch geschlossen. Seiten überwiegend sauber, wenige Seiten etwas fleckig, einige Seiten des 13. Bandes an unterer Ecke etwas randfleckig. Eine Tafel des 15. Bandes etwas aus dem Schnitt ragend. In toto gutes Exemplar dieser überaus prachtvollen repräsentativen Jahrhundertwende-Ausgabe. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben).

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        Berglandschaft mit See. [Original-Ölbild auf Holz / original oil on wood plate].

      Karl Schlageter, geboren 1894 in Luzern, gestorben 1990 in Zürich. Original-Ölbild auf Holz, gerahmt, von Karl Schlageter signiert. Maße Abbildung: 29,0 x 39,0 cm. Rahmen mit geringen Alterungsspuren, ansonsten sehr guter Zustand. Original oil on wood plate, framed, signed by Karl Schlageter. Measure image: 29,0 x 39,0 cm. Frame with light traces of use, otherwise fine condition.

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        Mittheilungen für Thierärzte. Organ der thierärztlichen Vereine von Schleswig-Holstein und Hamburg-Altona.Herausgegeben vom Vorstand. 1., 2. und 3. Jahrgang ( 1894 - 1895 - 1896 )

      Central-Schlachthof; Verlag Kampstraße Hamburg 1894 ( Erscheinungszeitraum 1894 - 1896 ) Die ersten drei Bände der überaus seltenen Zeitschrift in 3 Bänden: Mit VI, 384 Seiten und einigen Illustrationen; VI, 384 Seiten; VIII, 384 Seiten. Jeweils in schlichten Bibliothekshalbleinen mit goldgeprägtem Rücken, 8°. Mit sehr zahlreichen Beiträgen und Referaten verschiedener Autoren, verschiedenen Mitteilungen, Tagesgeschichte, Angaben zu Fleischbeschau und Viehverkehr sowie Veterinärpolizei und Seuchenstatistik, Personalien, Bücherschau, Anzeigen. Mit Originalbeiträgen u.a.von: Masch \" Caries der inneren Gehörknochen beim Pferde \" / Vollers \" Die rituelle Schlachtmethode der Israeliten \" / Iwersen \" Rationelle Behandlung des Kalbefiebers \" / Köllisch \" Tierärztliche Praxis im zoologischen Garten \" / Boysen \" Zum Import von amerikanischem Schlachtvieh \" / Vollers \" Texasfieber \" - in Band 2 u.a.: Steffen \" Über die Ursachen und die Behandlung durchgehender Hornspalten \" / Kühnau \" Die Tuberkulose unter dem Schlachtvieh Dänemarks \" / Braasch \" Fuchsräude in der Hunde \" / Harmsen \" Zur Therapie des Tetanus beim Pferde \" / Braasch \" Lähmungserscheinungen bei Pferden infolge Verfütterung der russischen Zahnerbse \" / Steffen \" Über die Behandlung der Warzen \" / Borgert \" Magenperforation durch einen Fremdkörper beim Schwein \" / In Band 3 u.a.: Vollers \" Erkrankung von Pferden nach Verfütterung von Platterbsen \" / Kühnau \" Tuberkulinimpfung zum Zwecke der Bekämpfung der Rindertuberkulose \" - \" Elephantisis des Pferdefusses \" / Fock \" Eine Stopfnadel in der Lunge einer Kuh \" / Vollers \" Die Behandlung finniger Rinder \" / Schiel \" Über Zungenabzesse bei Pferden \" / Boysen \" Die Verhinderung der Seuchenübertragung auf den Schlachtviehhöfen \" / Claussen \" Vergiftung durch Rhododendren \" / Vollers \" Zur Diagnose der Rotzkrankheit \" / Schmidt \" Geburtshilfe bei der Geburt von zu grossen Kälbern \". Einbände stärker berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, Bibliotheksmarke auf dem schmalen Einbandrücken. Bei Band 1 Einbandrücken gering beschädigt, bei Band 3 Rücken angeplatzt. Innen Bibliotheksstempel und -vermerke, wenige Seiten mit Anstrichen in Buntstift. Einige Seiten angeknickt, 3 Seiten mit kleinem Einriß.- sehr selten - ( Gesamtgewicht 1800 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Mitteilungen, Tierärzte, Tierarzt, Veterinärwesen, Tiermedizin, Zeitschrift

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        F. F. V. Receipt Book

      West, Johnston & Co 1894 - B000871DTM 1894 presentation copy inscribed by the author, first edition West, Johnston and Co. (Richmond, Virginia), 5 1/2 x 7 5/8 inches tall green cloth hardbound, no dust jacket, gilt lettering to front cover and spine, floral endpapers, 287 pp. (266 pp., followed by an eight-page index and 12 pages of period advertisements). Moderate soiling, rubbing and edgewear to covers, with bumping to all four tips. Period three-entry errata glued to front pastedown. Nicely inscribed by the author in the year of issue on the blank front free-endpaper ('For Mrs. Effinger with the compliments of The Authoress, June 27, 1894'). Red ink marginal notations to a half dozen pages, mostly noting the errata. Erased pencil notations to blank rear free-endpaper. Otherwise, apart from slight marginal soiling to a couple of pages, a very good copy - clean, bright and unmarked - of this uncommon First Families of Virginia (F.F.V.) recipe book, quite rare as a presentation copy. According to the publisher's 1894 listing, 'Contains over eight hundred receipts, including all the favorite old Virginia receipts, menus for dinners and luncheons, rules for serving wines, etc., etc.' ~SS~ The author, Jane Millicent Powell McPhail (1842 - 1907) was a lifelong resident of Virginia, and wife of a Confederate Army officer, Capt. Clement Carrington McPhail, who was in command of the arsenal at Ashville, North Carolina and then Columbia, South Carolina. The First Families of Virginia were those families in Colonial Virginia who were socially prominent and wealthy, but not necessarily the earliest settlers. They descended from English colonists who primarily settled at Jamestown, Williamsburg, and along the James River and other navigable waters in Virginia during the 17th century. These elite families generally married within their social class for many generations and, as a result, most surnames of First Families date to the colonial period. The American Revolution cut ties with Britain but not with its social traditions. While some First Family members were loyal to Britain, others were Whigs who not only supported, but led the Revolution. Most first families remained in Virginia, where they flourished as tobacco planters, and from the sale of slaves to the cotton style. Indeed, many younger sons were relocated into the cotton belt to start their own plantations. The Civil War devastated the Virginia economy, and emancipated all the slaves without compensation. Planters and small farmers both were economically hurt, but in general the First Families, albeit poorer than before, maintained social and political leadership. Marshall Fishwick says that by the 1950s, 'the old-time aristocracy [had] not given up, or sunk into decadence as Southern novelists suggest.' They adopted modern agricultural technology and co-opted rich 'Yankees' into their upper-class, rural horse-estate society. New York restaurant Tipsy Parson is named for a recipe from this book for a sherry-drenched sponge-cake trifle - 'when saturated with the wine, pour over it a rich boiled custard flavored with what you like and stick blanched almonds thick all over the top.' [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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

      Macmillan and Co, London [1894, 1895] - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Jean-Gaspard Vence Corsaire et Amiral (1747-1808) [ Edition originale ]

      Librairie Militaire de L. Baudouin 1894 - E.O. 1 vol. in-4 reliure demi-chagrin à coins noir, dos à 5 nerfs orné, Librairie Militaire de L. Baudouin, Paris, 1894, 79 pp. avec 6 planches hors texte et 7 fac-similés Etat très satisfaisant (ancien cachet de régiment, reliure frottée, coins fort. frottés, qq. rouss.) pour ce titre rare. En 1776, Jean-Gaspard Vence offrit ses services de corsaire au jeune Congrès des Etats Unis. Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Miniatures and Borders from the Book of Hours of Bona Sforza, Duchess of Milan in the British Museum. With Introduction By George F. Warner

      London: Published By the Trustees, 1894, 1894. 1 vol., 10" x 7-5/8", illustrated. Bound in fine full brown morocco, ribbed gilt lettered spine, spine panels tooled in blind, covers elaborately tooled in blind, blind tooled crest to both covers, gilt dentelles, spine slightly sunned, all edges gilt, by Riviere & Sons, head and foot of spine fine, inner and outer hinges fine, a VERY GOOD copy. This illuminated manuscript 'Book of Hours' is of the Milanese and Flemish Schools and is of the highest order. The plates are printed in collotype. This is a reproduction of Charles V's, the Holy Roman Emperor, Book of Hours originally created for Bona Sforza, Duchess of Milan. The introduction by G.F. Warner deals with the history of the manuscript and commentary about the plates and artistic content. The fine details of the drawings and the artistic merits of the composition will not fail to excite the admiration of those interested in a fine example of the Book of Hours which is considered one of the most finest examples.

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        Die Raubvögel Deutschlands und des angrenzenden Mittel-Europas Darstellung und Beschreibung der in Deutschland und dem angrenzenden Mitteleuropa vorkommenden Rauvögel.

      Cassel, Verlag von Thgeodor Fischer / Gera, C.B. Friesbach's Verlag, 1894. - 2. Auflage der Tafeln mit kurzem Text, 2° Folio (40x30), 3 Bl., 56 Textseiten sowie 60 chromolith Tafeln, OHldr mit LdrEckemit goldTitel und reicher goldRPräg, Leder teils berieben, obKapital minimal eingerissen, Name auf Vorsatz, 1 Tafel im Bug sorgfältig mit Papierstreifen nachfixiert, gutes Exemplar, fest und sauber, [Nissen, ZBI 782].- vollständiges und sauberes Prachwerk mit geringen Gebrauchsspuren am Original-Einband.- [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Sphinx

      R. F. Fenno & Company, New York 1894 - 12mo (4 1/2" x 7 3/8"), stiff pictorial wraps, 22 pages; half title with date of 1894; original glassine dust jacket and original box, with printed label: "The Sphinx. Wilde Nippon Booklets." Possibly the first edition printed in America. Pictorial front wrapper, with color rural scene, with Mt. Fiji in the background. Book and dust jacket are very good; box has a few light stains, but is intact. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Waverley Novels

      John C. Nimmo, London 1894 - 8vo.Hundrdreds of etched plates which are proofs before letters. Full tan calf, all-over richly gilt spines, sides with double gilt rules, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Very fine. One of 365 numbered sets. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MEMORIALS OF ST. JAMES PLACE

      1894. 1894 - Sheppard, Edgar. MEMORIALS OF ST. JAMES PLACE. London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1894. 2 vols. extra-illustrated edition, 72 extra illustrations, 20 in color. lg. 8vo. Full Morocco, gilt, aeg. by Bayntun. Minor rubbing at hinge edges o/w Fine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ein Ferien-Ausflug um die Erde. Seinen lieben Verwandten und Freunden gewidmet.

      Leipzig, G. Kreysing, 1894. 133 S. mit 16 ganzs. Abbildungen (davon 9 mont. Original-Photographien) und 2 farb. Faltkarten. 8°, blind- und goldgepr. Leinen. S. 4 mont. Porträtphotographie des Verfassers (K. Tamamura, Photograph in Yokohama, Japan), S. 5 Verfasserwidmung für den Jugendfreund Louis Roos. Laut Entfernungstabelle legte der Leipziger Kaufmann in 144 Tagen 54500 km zurück. Auf den Karten ist die Reiseroute rot eingezeichnet. - Zustand sehr gut, Einband nur wenig berieben.

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        Works (45 volumes)

      Boston: Samuel E. Cassino, 1894. 1st. Leather bound. First Edition Thus, Limited 'Cruikshank Edition' #284 of 500 copies. 8v0. Various paginations. Original illustrated plates (with tissue guards) by George Cruikshank; the plates follow those which appeared in the first editions. Press of Berwick and Smith. Electrotyped by C.J. Peters & Sons. Bound by Estes & Lauriat of Boston in three-quarter red leather over marbled paper boards; gilt lettering to spiens; top edge gilt; deckled edges; marble endpapers. Uniformly very good plus condition (slight fading to spines; intermittent rubbing to joints, corners, and spine tips; some shelf wear to lower board edges; decorative owner bookplate in each volume); overall, an attractive set.

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        Speeches by the Marquis of Lansdown viceroy and governor general of India

      Calcutta: Office of the Superintendent of Government Printing India, 1894. [2], i-iii, [1], 368; [4], i-ii, 369-706pp. Bound in contemporary (and almost certainly Indian) brown crushed morocco, gilt. Slight rubbing to extremities, spines a little faded. A remarkable and decidedly varied insight into late Victorian society in British India through the captioned addresses of the Marquis of Lansdowne in his capacity as Viceroy of India 1888-94. . First edition. 8vo.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("VSardou"). No place, 28. IX. 1894.

      1894. 2¾ SS. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. To an unidentified recipient. - Sardou's play "La Tosca" was the basis for Giuseppe Giacosa's and Luigi Illica's libretto for Puccini's like-named opera. - On stationery with black border.

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        The Complete Works of Geoffrey Chaucer

      Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1894. Seven volumes complete, (1894-97), plus the pamphlet of cancelled sheets - Volume One - lxiii, [1], 568pp, [2]; Volume Two - lxxx, 506pp, [2]; Volume Three - lxxx, [10], 504pp, [2]; Volume Four - xxxii, 667pp, [3]; Volume Five - xxvi, [2], 515pp, [3]; Volume Six - ciii, [1], 445pp, [3]; Volume Seven - lxxxiv, 628pp, [4] and the pamphlet volume 'Cancelled Sheets of the Latter Portion of the Testament of Love', which reprints pages 113-160 of volume three "the material appears in the right order in the volume itself [this pamphlet exhibits] the arrangement which has appeared in all previous editions, even though such arrangement is now known to be erroneous". Uniform original cloth (except the pamphlet which is in original wrappers), title, editor, running title and publisher in gilt to spine. Spines slightly faded, some chipping to head of spines, very minor rubbing to extremities, pamphlet covers lightly browned to edges with minor chipping, internally endpapers are lightly foxed with occasional light foxing to frontispieces, previous owners book plate to front pastedowns, buy generally quite bright and clean. Important scholarly edition of Chaucer. First Edition. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. 8vo.

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        THE TALE OF THE EMPEROR COUSTANS AND OF OVER SEA

      Hammersmith: The Kelmscott Press, 1894. Limnited to 525 paper copies. Slightest hint of rubbing to spine extremes, else pristine. Limnited to 525 paper copies. 16mo. [a]4 b-i8 k4. 72 leaves, pp. [8] [1] 2-130 [6] [=136]. Printed in Chaucer type in black with some lines and shoulder notes in red. Half titles and double-page ornamented spread incipits for each title, and with three- and six-line ornamented initials. Bound at the Doves Bindery in 1901 signed T. J. Cobden-Sanderson on the rear turn-in ("19 C - S 01"). Binding of full red crushed morocco, a.e.g. with gauffered borders, the covers with line and dot border and small cornerpieces in designs of three rose leaves, with dots and gougework, the spine with raised bands and five panels with Tudor roses and leaves. According to Tidcombe this is American collector John A. Saks copy sold by Christie's in 1983. (Tidcombe. The Dove Bindery, no. 221). Peterson Q21;.

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        Die Raubvögel Deutschlands und des angrenzenden Mittel-Europas. Darstellung und Beschreibung der in Deutschland und dem angrenzenden Mitteleuropa vorkommenden Arten. 2. Auflage der Tafeln mit kurzem Text. Kassel, Theodor Fischer / C. B. Griesbach's Verlag, Gera, 1894].

      1894. (4), 56 SS. Mit 57 (von 60) chromolithographischen Tafeln. Halbleinenband der Zeit. Folio. Zweite Auflage des zuerst 1876-78 erschienenen Tafelwerkes mit dekorativen Raubvogeldarstellungen. "Da die Raubvögel mit peinlicher Naturtreue abgebildet sind, konnte sich die weitere Beschreibung ihres Aeussern auf das beschränken, was aus den Bildern nicht zu ersehen, oder auf was sonst besonders aufmerksam zu machen ist" (Vorwort). Der Forstmann und Jagdschriftsteller Riesenthal ist bekannt für seine Publikationen "Das Waidwerk" (1880) und "Das Jagdlexikon" (1882). - Einband berieben. Es fehlen der Titel sowie die Tafeln 6 (Sperber), 59 (Schleiereule) und 60 (Lapplandseule), die gesuchten Falkendarstellungen jedoch vorhanden. Nissen, IVB 782. OCLC 302340448. Vgl. Harting 127.

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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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        Die Abwehr-Neuropsychosen. Versuch einer psychologischen Theorie der acquirierten Hysterie, vieler Phobien und Zwangsvorstellungen und gewisser hallucinatorischer Psychosen In: Neurologisches Centralblatt, hsg. von E. Mendel, Band 13

      Leipzig Veit & Comp., 1894 (24 Hefte in 1 Bd.). 23 x 16cm, HLwd. d. Zt. mit goldgepr. RTitel und handschr. ehem. Bib.-Schild, Stempel auf Vorsatz und einzelnen Heftseiten; 1 Bl., 930 S., zahlreiche Abb. im Text, sehr gutes Exemplar Erstdruck der bedeutenden Vorabveröffentlichung zu den Studien über Hysterie (auf den S. 362-364 und 402-409). Freud fängt an, die Bedeutung der Abwehr herauszuarbeiten, und beschreibt, wie ein Patient versucht, die Erinnerung an ein mit dem Bewußtsein unverträgliches traumatisches Ereignis dadurch unschädlich zu machen, dass der zugehörige Affekt abgespalten und verschoben wird (beispielsweise in ein körperliches Symptom) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Geschichte der Psychoanalyse, Psychiatrie, Psychoanalyse, Neurose

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        The Jungle Book and The Second Jungle Book.

      London: Macmillan, 1894-95. First editions of both volumes in The Jungle Book. Octavo, two volumes, original blue cloth decorated and lettered in gilt, all edges gilt. In near fine condition with a touch of rubbing, contemporary bookplate to the The Jungle Book. Illustrated by J. L. Kipling, W.H. Drake and P. Frenzeny. Housed in a custom clamshell box. A very bright set. The Jungle Book is a collection of fables which provide moral instruction by using animals anthropomorphically. Each story begins and ends with a verse, and the original publications contain some illustrations that were done by Rudyard's father John Lockwood Kipling. The inspiration for the book is evident. Kipling was born in India, and he spent his childhood there. Interestingly, Kipling wrote these stories when he lived in Vermont.

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        François The Waif - Limited Edition

      George H. Richmond & Co, 1894. 8vo; 243, [1] pages A Very Good+ edition limited to seven hundred and fifty copies, this one being number 201, printed on Windsor hand-made in paper, top edges gilt. In the rare dust-wrapper, minor chips, along edges, light soiling; "Francois le Champi, a pretty idyl that tells of homely affections, self-devotion, 'humble cares and delicate fears,' opens a little vista into that Arcadia to which, the poet says, we were all born. It is a rustic tale, put into the mouths of peasants, who relate it with a primitive simplicity, sweet and full of sentiment." Translated from the original French by Jane Minot Sedgwick

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

      American Publishing Company, Hartford 1894 - 432 pages with illustrated with frontispiece from photograph of Twain with tissue-guard; marginal drawings throughout. Octavo(9" x 6 1/4") bound in original rust decorative cloth, lettered in gilt, grey end-papers and red sprinkled edges. (BAL:3442) First American Edition, First Issue. With BAL first issue points: title page integrally bound (not on a stub), frontispiece with Twain's facsimile autograph 1-7/16" wide, and sheets bulk 1-1/8." Pudd'nhead Wilson is a novel by Mark Twain. It was serialized in The Century Magazine (1893–4), before being published as a novel in 1894. The setting is the fictional Missouri frontier town of Dawson's Landing on the banks of the Mississippi River in the first half of the 19th century. David Wilson, a young lawyer, moves to town and a clever remark of his is misunderstood, which causes locals to brand him a "pudd'nhead")—a nitwit. His hobby of collecting fingerprints does not raise his standing in the townsfolk's eyes, who see him as an eccentric and do not frequent his law practice. Pudd'nhead Wilson moves into the background as the focus shifts to the slave Roxy, her son, and the family they serve. Roxy is only one-sixteenth black, and her son Valet de Chambre (referred to as "Chambers") is only 1/32 black. Roxy is principally charged with caring for her inattentive master's infant son Tom Driscoll, who is the same age as her own son. After fellow slaves are caught stealing and are nearly sold "down the river", to a master further south, Roxy fears for her life and the life of her son. First she decides to kill herself and Chambers to avoid being sold down the river, but then decides instead to switch Chambers and Tom in their cribs so that her son will live a life of privilege. The narrative moves forward two decades, and Tom Driscoll (formerly Valet de Chambre), believing himself to be wholly white and raised as a spoiled aristocrat, has grown to be a selfish and dissolute young man. Tom's father has died and granted Roxy her freedom. Roxy worked for a time on river boats, and saved money for her retirement. When she finally is able to retire, she discovers that her bank has failed and all of her savings are gone. She returns to Dawson's Landing to ask for money from Tom. Tom meets Roxy with derision and Roxy tells him that he is her son, and uses this fact to blackmail him into financially supporting her. Twin Italian noblemen visit the town to some fanfare, and Tom quarrels with one. Then at last, desperate for money, Tom robs and murders his wealthy uncle and the blame falls wrongly on one of the Italians. Thereafter the story takes on the form of a crime novel. In a courtroom scene, the whole mystery is solved when Wilson demonstrates, through fingerprints, that Tom is both the murderer, and not the real Driscoll heir. The book ends in bitter irony. Although the real Tom Driscoll is restored to his rights, his life changes for the worse, for having been raised a slave, he feels intense unease in white society, while as a white man he is forever excluded from the company of blacks. In a final twist, the murdered man's creditors successfully petition the governor to have Tom's death sentence overturned. Now that he is shown to be black, he is a slave, and as such, is rightfully their property. His sale "down the river" helps them recoup their losses. Condition: Corners gently bumped, previous ownership tag to front pastedown else a better than very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        DISSONANZEN = DEUTSCHE ERSTAUSGABE 1896 (engl. "Discords" 1894)

      George Egerton - Discords (1894) Einzig autorisierte Übersetzung von Dora Landé. Druck von Greßner und Schramm , Leipzig Inhalt 1. Kind - Mädchen - Weib 2. Ihr einziges Glück 3. Untergegangen 4. Ehestand 5. Jungfräulichkeit 6. Wiedergeburt Gebundene Ausgabe Halbleinen Marmorierter Einband in changierendem Rot blauer Leinenrücken. Äußerlich mit kleinen Spuren, die Seiten wie neu, gutes Papier, ohne Bräunungen. Innen Top Zustand, fester Buchblock, sauber, ohne jegliche Knicke oder Anmerkungen. Aus Nichtraucherhaushalt. Rarität aus meiner Büchersammlung aus dem 19. Jh. George Egerton (Pseudonym, 1859-1945)eigentl. Mary Chavelita Dunne Bright. Ihr Einfluß auf James Joyce, D.H. Lawrence, Th. Hardy ist legendär. Orig. Buchblock, m. ern. Einbanddeckeln in marmoriertem Ton.

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        Frankfurt am Main, die freie Stadt in Bauwerken und Straßenbildern. Nach des Künstlers Aquarellen und Zeichnungen aus dem Städtischen historischen Museum und aus Privatbesitz.

      Frankfurt am Main, Jügel, 1894-1899. Erste (1.) Ausgabe. 6 Hefte (alles Erschienene). Mit 72 (13 farb. u. mont.) Tafeln, 12 Seiten u. 6 Hefttitelblätter. Kl.-Folio (38,5 x 28,5 cm), Text u. Tafeln wie erschienen lose in Orig.-Heftumschlägen in roter Orig.-Leinwandmappe mit Deckeltitel und Deckelillustration. Sauer 824, Demandt I, 774. \"Einzig in seiner Art und zugleich von besonderer lokalgeschichtlicher Bedeutung\" (Sauer). Mit kurzen Erklärungen zu den Tafeln von Otto Cornill und einer biographischen Einleitung von G. Beck. Erster Heftumschlag mit leichten Gebrauchspuren, Mappe an den Kanten minimal berieben. Sehr gutes Exemplar. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Bohdan Chmelnyzkyj

      Jahres Angabe fehlt.???? kann auch 94 oder 1894 sein.??? Mit zahlreichen farbigen Bildern Ein sehr schönes Exemplar Autor O.I.Rogowoi.???? Der Hetman des Kosakenstaates wurde um 1595 nahe Lemberg als Sohn eines polnischen Kleinadeligen geboren. Jesuiten erzogen ihn im katholischen Glauben. 1620 nahm er, im Herzen selbst ein Kosak, an dem Feldzug polnisch-litauischer Kosaken gegen die Türken teil, wurde gefangengenommen und zwei Jahre später freigekauft. A-4-Nr.35A

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        Dictionnaire Français-Tamaheq 1894

      A. Jourdan Alger 1894 Relié. La reliure est frottée, les coins et les bords des plats sont usés mais la reliure est solide. Contenant : tous les mots de la langue française traduisibles en tamâheq soit directement, soit par des phrases. La traduction en tamâheq de tous ces mots avec la prononciation figurée en caractères français et en caractères tifinar' les différentes acceptions des mots avec de nombreux exemples, dictons, proverbes, traits de moeurs des Imouhar. L'indication du genre, du nombre, des noms . etc. Cid kaoui était interprète militaire, membre de la Société historique algérienne. Bon exemplaire.

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