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        Rapports & mémoires sur l'éducation des enfants normaux et anormaux. Coll. Bibliothèque d'éducation spéciale III

      aux bureaux du Progrès médical / Félix Alcan, Paris 1895 - [AUTISME; Psychopédagogie; aliénisme] Très rare exemplaire des Rapports & mémoires du novateur Édouard Séguin, exilé aux Etats-Unis, qui devance Piaget et suscita Maria Montessori. D'une importance considérable, contient le rapport sur l'éducation des enfants normaux et anormaux, rédigé en 1877 à l'occasion de l'exposition internationale de Vienne, rapport très développé à quoi s'ajoute deux mémoires de Séguin sur l'Éducation psycho-physiologique de la main idiote et de l'oeil idiot. E.o. In-8° demi-chagrin vert, dos à nerfs ornés de pointillés dorés, titre et fleurons dorés (dos insolé), tranches peignées (rel. de l'époque), XXXVIII - [1 f.] 376 pp. ill. intérieur frais. Les Mémoires sur l'idiotie comporte 5 figures dans le texte. Nombreuses références dans l'histoire de la psychiatrie de l'enfant, notamment chez Duché. Bel exemplaire, dans une reliure parfaitement exécutée. Collationné. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Loyson-Bridet]
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        Poésies complètes

      Léon Vanier 1895 - - Léon Vanier, Paris 1895, 11,5x18,5cm, relié. - Edition collective en grande partie originale, 10 poèmes paraissent pour la première fois : Les Étrennes des orphelins, Patience, Jeune ménage, Mémoire, Est-elle almée, Fairy, Guerre, Génie, Jeunesse, Solde - les 5 derniers "rattachés" aux Illuminations. Importante préface originale de Paul Verlaine. Reliure en demi maroquin rouge, dos lisse orné d'un motif floral doré, date dorée en queue, filet doré sur les plats de plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures conservées, tête dorée, reliure de l'époque signée de Bonleu. Ouvrage illustré en frontispice de deux dessins d'après Verlaine représentant Arthur Rimbaud. Très joli exemplaire parfaitement établi en reliure signée de l'époque. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Collective Edition in the partly original of the current paper. Bound in half red morocco, smooth back with a gold floral pattern, golden tail date net gilded on the boards of marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, preserved covers, gilded head, binding of time signed Bonleu. In this edition, first edition appeared in five poems of Illuminations "Fairy", "War", "Engineering", "Youth I" and "Balance". Book illustrated frontispiece of two drawings from Arthur Rimbaud Verlaine representative. Important original preface of Paul Verlaine. Pleasant copy set in a charming signed Contemporary binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mental Development in the Child and the Race. Methods and Processes.

      New York: Macmillan 1895 - A landmark work in social psychology. 1st ed. 8vo. XVI, 496 pp. With seventeen figures and ten tables. Spot on both boards, rubbing to spine foot, and minor wear to fore edge, else a sound and attractive copy. Scarce, particularly in any meaningful condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Scarce - Original Tuscan Wood Book Cover

      Italy, 1895. Siena, Tuscany, circa 1895. An original exquisite and pictorially symbolic Biccherna styled "tavolette" (wood book cover), coloured with tempera and mineral paint, hand crafted by famous Italian Sienese painter Icilio Federico Joni, who is especially remembered for his masterful reproductions of the medieval Biccherna covers. Slightly repurposed for the early nineteenth century, the boards are bound portfolio style with a leather spine for paper manuscripts as opposed to vellum, and further feature integral document pocket to each board, and an elegant floral patterned mint green satin lining. Also with a separate satin covered folder loosely placed within, bearing a metallic monogram 'MRS' fixed to upper corner, and containing four uninscribed double leafs. Volume measures 30,5 x 22 x 2,5 cm. Crack to front board resulting in some chips to paint, otherwise in very good condition, the boards retaining remarkable colour and stellar imagery. The Archives of the State of Siena holds a collection of original wood covers from the thirteenth to seventeenth centuries, currently displayed in the Palazzo Piccolomini, Museo delle Tavolette di Biccherna [Museum of Biccherna Tablets]. Having entered some of the most important book collections worldwide, including those of Borghese, Hoe and Wilmerding, Joni's nineteenth century tavolettes are in their own right exemplary works of high art, and are classified as some of the most valuable book covers today. In the late nineteenth century, Icilio Federico Joni (1866-1946) so skillfully reproduced Siena's original 'Tavolette della biccherna' that one could not easily differentiate between his work and earlier original. To perfect his craft, Joni studied written accounts of the medieval covers before meticulously creating his own. A highly celebrated self-professed forger, in 1932 he published an autobiography to describe his work, titled, "Le memorie di un pittore di quadri antichi" [Memoirs of a Painter of Antique Pictures]. In 1936 an English edition appeared, titled "The Affairs of a Painter." Joni essentially created an exclusive revival of the Tavolette di Biccherna, and produced an exceptionally symbolic motif with this example. Rendering a theme of prosperity, political grandeur, nobility and the artistry of the Middle Ages, he captured the essence of his city's ancestral legacy, while also memorializing the pivotal revolution of 1355. On the front board is a painting of "Pax", the Roman goddess of peace, sitting on her throne and holding an olive branch. One of three shields underneath the scene, albeit chipped, appears to read "LIBERTAS" (Freedom), which is reminiscent of the deposition of the Noveschi mercantile-banking oligarchy, and the foundation of a democratic government and civilian council, and is consistent with the theme depicted on the rear board. [Pax is Latin for Peace. In Roman mythology Pax was the goddess of peace, equivalent of the Greek goddess Eirene. Pax was first worshipped during the rule of Augustus. She had a magnificent temple (sanctuary) on the Campus Martius which was built by the emperor Vespasian and called the Ara Pacis, and another temple on the Forum Pacis. Pax was depicted in art with olive branches, a cornucopia and a scepter. A festival in her honor was held on January 3rd. The daughter of Jupiter and Justice, Peace was often associated with spring.] The manuscript text to the rear cover is in the medieval Siena dialect and commemorates the insurrection of 1355 which overthrew the Government of the Nine. Drawing from thirteenth and fourteenth century covers, this one reads: "Justa[?], e L'Entrata, e L'Escita, de la General, Gabella del Magnifico Comuno di Signa AD 1355" (Orders[?] & Income & Expenses of the General Gabella of the Magnificent City of Siena, 1355 AD). Also interesting to note, the text mentions the Gabella. Whilst commonly known that the Biccherna made painted wood covers in which to preserve the city's official ledgers, the artist may have been drawing attention to the lesser known fact that the custom was also practiced by the other financial judiciary of Siena - the Executors of the Gabella. [Ministeri del Tesoro e della Finanza Biccherna e Gabella: Ministries of the Treasury and Finance Biccherna and Gabella: The Gabella was responsible for collecting and managing gabelles, a form of taxation. The Biccherna was responsible for the administration of public revenues.] In keeping with custom, five coats of arms are depicted, three of which are illustrated with dragons, possibly representative of specific nobles from the district "Contrada del Drago" [Dragon] who served a term in the ministry of finance. Traditionally, the painted wood covers made in the Middle Ages for the financial accounts of the two Sinese magistracies Biccherna and Gabella, were inscribed in manuscript to date and denote its contents. Every six months a term ended, each of the Provveditori and Esecutori being replaced, and new registers begun. It was at this time that the boards of the retiring official would be painted, often bearing his family's arms and those of his colleagues, some allegory, or a notable event from his term, political or otherwise, depending on the era. These traditions are beautifully manifested in Joni's work. The Republic of Siena was a state originating from the city of Siena in Tuscany, in central Italy. It existed for over four hundred years, from the late 11th century until the year 1555. In 1286 the Nova government was established to rule Siena. The Nova was backed by the Noveschi, a political party formed by the noble families that sat on the council. Eventually, the Noveschi Party grew to include not only include members of the Nova council, but many prominent noble families of the city. Under the guide of the Nova and the Noveschi, Siena grew in both economic and militaristic dominance, enjoying a relatively trouble-free period of wealth and urban development. It also saw a surge in the arts during the rule of the "Government of the Nine" (1287-1355). Siena was one of the earliest and most important banking centers of Europe and Italy. While every city had an office for recording revenue and expenses, Siena was unique in that its officials gave special attention not only to the documents, but also to the books in which they were kept, in particular the covers. Beginning in 1257, wood covers were made to protect vellum manuscripts, the earliest being illustrated with scenes of important financial overseers (provvedditori) or men who were privvy to the secrets of the clergy (cameralingo), the coats of arms of these men, and sometimes depicting secrets known only to select officials. Allegorical, religious, and mythological scenes soon became popular, and by the mid-fifteenth century, covers were reflecting current events such as a monarch's coronation, natural disasters, grand celebrations. Although leather was used even earlier in bookbinding and eventually was the material of choice, wood was chosen for its weight, most often for the keeping of vellum manuscripts, in order to prevent the parchment from buckling. They were most often fastened with clasps and adorned with ivory or metal work. The tavolette (wood covers) of the Biccherna and Gabella were painted by a prominent artist. Alas, the Black Death Plague of 1348 decimated three fifths of the population. Some ill-fated financial enterprises and political turmoil also made room for a revolution. Subsequently, in 1355, with the arrival of Charles IV of Luxembourg in the city, the population rose and suppressed the government of the Nova council and expelled any family associated with the Noveschi Party. They established the Governo dei Dodici (Government of Twelve) being a government of twelve representatives of the people, assisted by a council of twelve nobles with a popular majority. This was to be short-lived, however, being replaced by the Quindici (Fifteen) reformers in 1385, the Dieci (Ten, 1386-1387), Undici (Eleven, 1388-1398) and Twelve Priors (1398-1399) who, in the end, relinquished the city's seigniory to Gian Galeazzo Visconti of Milan in order to defend it from the Florentine expansionism. . Very Good.

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        Syr Perecyvelle of Gales. [Overseen by F.S. Ellis, after the edition printed by J.O. Halliwell from the MS. in the Library of Lincoln Cathedral].

      8vo. Bound in full plum morocco by Morrell, gilt borders comprised of a single fillet and a dotted line with corner ornaments, gilt panelled spine with five raised bands, gilt turn-ins, top edges gilt; wood-engraved frontispiece after Edward Burne-Jones, wood-engraved borders and initials, text printed in black and red in the Chaucer type; slight foxing to the last leaf of text, bookplate on front paste-down, a very nice copy. 350 copies were printed, plus 8 on vellum.

      [Bookseller: Henry Southern Ltd.]
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        Poems Chosen out of the Works of Robert Herrick. [Edited by F.S. Ellis].

      8vo. Original limp vellum, green silk ties, spine lettered in gilt, edges untrimmed; pp. xiv [ii] 296; woodcut title, woodcut border and large initial letters, text printed in red and black in the Golden type; slight creasing to spine, faint traces of ink writing having been erased from rear blank leaf, otherwise a very good copy. 250 copies were printed on Kelmscott hand-made paper.

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        Material zur Ausarbeitung von erklärenden Vorträgen zu den Lichtbildern der Deutschen Kolonialgesellschaft über Deutsch-Ostafrika.

      Berlin, Julius Sittenfeld, o.J. (um 1895). - Original-Broschur, Groß-8°, 72 Seiten, Broschur leicht randrissig, innen von sehr schöner Erhaltung. Insgesamt werden 100 (hier nicht dargestellte) photographische Abbildungen eingehend beschrieben. Die Bilder sind wie folgt in Gruppen angeordnet: Bilder zur Erforschungs- und Erwerbungsgeschichte, Bilder aus dem Araberaufstande, Charakteristische Landschaftsformen, Vegetationsbilder, Tier- und Jagdbilder, Ethnographische Bilder, Militär- und Verwaltungsstationen, Missionsstationen, Bilder aus der Schutztruppe, Bekannte Örtlichkeiten, Häfen, Plantagen usw., Verkehrsbilder: Karawanen, Eisenbahn Tanga-Korogwe u.s.f. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Flags National And Mercantile

      Portsmouth: Griffin and Co. 1895 - | 8¾" x 5½". [III] 35,25,4 [8]pp. Index. | Flags National and Mercantile For The Use Of Officers of Royal Navy, Mercantile Marine; and Yacht Squadrons: Containing Flags Of The Royal Navy; National Ensigns For Men-Of-War; National Colours For Mercantile Marine; International Code; Fog Signals; Optional Signals; Signals Of Distress; Vessels' Lights As Seen By A Look-Out Man, And 957 House Flags And Funnels Of The Principal Ships Of The Mercantile Marine, And 120 National Flags And Signals. Third Edition With Supplementary Index-Greatly Enlarged, (175 Additional Flags).Pages 5-35 IndexPages 2-25 National Flags; Sound Signals for Fog &c.; Vessels’ Lights as Seen by a Look Out Man; Steam Vessels; Sailing Vessels; (Many uncoloured, blank, flag and funnel templates)Pages Pages 1-4 SupplementPages 1-8 Index to supplement Need further photos or information? Just use the «Ask Bookseller» button and I’ll be pleased to help. The book is in stock and ships, POST INCLUDED in the UK, from the bucolic paradise of Peasedown St. John, near Bath in England from a long-established bookseller - your purchase guaranteed by my reputation and the UK Distance Selling Act. Remember! Buying this book means my Jack Russells get their supper! Condition :: Poor. Boards amateurishly covered, now worn and somewhat soiled. Upper board help in place with tape, hinge showing at the title page and last few leaves. Scattered spotting and tanning, heavier in places, throughout although the majority of the plates are unaffected. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Hunter's Wanderings in Africa

      London: Richard Bentley, 1895. Third Printing. Hardcover. VG to vg+. 1893. 455 pp, ill. One of the best, most widely read, quoted and reprinted books. Only the first four editions of this book have the green cloth with the three gold animal heads on the cover. This is an amazingly nice copy showing very little wear, well cared for by a collector but front hinge is weak (although holding).

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        [Blunt, Reginald-Inscribed, with W.M. Rossetti Letter & another] The Carlyle's Home

      London: George Bell and Sons, 1895. First edition. Original parchment backed, brown paper covered boards with elaborate gold blocked design on front cover. An eccentric book having to do with Carlyle's residence in No. 5 Cheyne Row, near where the Rossetti's lived (see ALS laid in); signed by the author Blunt on the title page. Inserted are two autograph letters in the text, The first appears at pp. 30-31, an autograph letter signed, 1 1/2 pages by F. D. Maurice (prolific author and Socialist) from Guys Hospital where he was chaplain: "My dear Pollock, ... I am afraid that I must break this engagement for Mrs. Maurice asked some relations of ours who are just returned from Australia here today & cannot put them off. You must either..." He continues in another vein, "You must either therefore carry your plan into effect... if you go, remember it is 5 Cheyne Row & not Walk at which Carlyle lives..." As well, an autograph letter from William Michael Rossetti appears opp. p.48, 2 1/2 pages on printed letterhead of 3 St. Edmund's Terrace, etc., 21 January, 1913, with the original holograph envelope to S. M. Ellis. Rossetti explains that his advanced age prevents a more detailed reply to his questions and responds, "My brother [i.e. Dante Gabriel Rossetti] with his 3 sub-tenants, entered on the tenancy of 16 Cheyn Walk in Oct. 1862. Meredith was there at times... He had a bedroom there, & also a sitting room... The idea that the house had been Sir Thomas More's (or rather that a house of his had been on the same site) was a sort of local tradition, but I suppose erroneous.. There was some notion about Princess (Queen) Elizabeth & a mulberry-tree in the garden was spoken as hers." A nice 'extra-illustrated' copy, assembled by the author himself obviously with two letters having to deal with tenants at Cheyne Row. Corners chipped, boards sl. worn, spine soiled, overall a very good copy of a fascinating assemblage.

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        HERPÉTOLOGIE D?ANGOLA ET DU CONGO.

      - Ouvrage publié sous les auspices du Ministére de la Marine et des Colonies. Par? Professeur de zoologie à l?École Polytechnique, Directeur du Museum National de Lisbonne. Imprimerie National. Lisbonne. 1895. De 28x18 cm. Com 203 pags. Brochado. Ilustrado com 19 pranchas com variados desenhos de pormenor da morfologia biológica dos répteis. 28x18 cm. 203 pags. Paperback. Illustrated with 19 engravings with various detailed drawings of biological morphology of reptiles. Location/localizacao: 4-7-E-38

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        Sarah Bernhardt. La Dame aux Camilias. Theatre de la Renaissance.

      1895 1895 - Poster for Sarah Bernhardt's appearance in Dumas play,"La Dame aux Camélias" at the Théâtre de la Renaissance. Paris: Champenois 1896. Published in "Les Maitres de l'Affiche", 1897. Plate no. 144. * Les Maîtres de l'Affiche (The Masters of the Poster) refers to 256 colour lithographic plates used to create a very significant art publication during the Belle Époque in Paris, France. The collection, reproduced from the original works of ninety-seven artists in a smaller format, was put together by Jules Chéret, the father of poster art.By the 1890's the streets of French cities were enlivened by large, colourful posters. The poster had not only caught the fancy of the public, but its best examples were already being regarded as true works of art (specifically, as fine prints) to be exhibited, reviewed in journals, collected and reproduced in a more manageable form. In the last five years of the 19th century, Imprimerie Chaix was to play a great part in codifying, hallowing and perpetuating the ebullient spirit of the Belle Epoque. The renowned set of 256 prints were created by Imprimerie Chaix, forever to be known as a set as Les Maîtres de l'Affiche. Each print was rendered as a separate sheet measuring 11 x 15 inches. [27.9 x 38.1 cm]. The set was compiled in a unique way: Every month for 60 months - from December 1895 through November 1900 - subscribers received a wrapper containing four consecutively numbered prints. On 16 occasions (each of the five Decembers, each of the Junes, and the March and September of the final three years) the monthly wrapper also contained a bonus plate, not a poster reproduction but a specially created lithograph. The compilation of this set of original prints makes up the complete suite known as Les Maîtres de l'Affiche.

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        Motocycles Comiot.

      1895 1895 - Poster for Comiot motorcycles. Paris: Verneau 1899. Published in "Les Maitres de l'Affiche", 1899. Plate no. 190. * Les Maîtres de l'Affiche (The Masters of the Poster) refers to 256 colour lithographic plates used to create a very significant art publication during the Belle Époque in Paris, France. The collection, reproduced from the original works of ninety-seven artists in a smaller format, was put together by Jules Chéret, the father of poster art.By the 1890's the streets of French cities were enlivened by large, colourful posters. The poster had not only caught the fancy of the public, but its best examples were already being regarded as true works of art (specifically, as fine prints) to be exhibited, reviewed in journals, collected and reproduced in a more manageable form. In the last five years of the 19th century, Imprimerie Chaix was to play a great part in codifying, hallowing and perpetuating the ebullient spirit of the Belle Epoque. The renowned set of 256 prints were created by Imprimerie Chaix, forever to be known as a set as Les Maîtres de l'Affiche. Each print was rendered as a separate sheet measuring 11 x 15 inches. [27.9 x 38.1 cm]. The set was compiled in a unique way: Every month for 60 months - from December 1895 through November 1900 - subscribers received a wrapper containing four consecutively numbered prints. On 16 occasions (each of the five Decembers, each of the Junes, and the March and September of the final three years) the monthly wrapper also contained a bonus plate, not a poster reproduction but a specially created lithograph. The compilation of this set of original prints makes up the complete suite known as Les Maîtres de l'Affiche.

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        Gismonda. Theatre de la Renaissance.

      1895 1895 - Poster for Sarah Bernhardt's appearance in "Gismonda" at the Théâtre de la Renaissance. Paris:Lemercier 1894. Published in "Les Maitres de l'Affiche", 1896. Plate no. 27. * Les Maîtres de l'Affiche (The Masters of the Poster) refers to 256 colour lithographic plates used to create a very significant art publication during the Belle Époque in Paris, France. The collection, reproduced from the original works of ninety-seven artists in a smaller format, was put together by Jules Chéret, the father of poster art.By the 1890's the streets of French cities were enlivened by large, colourful posters. The poster had not only caught the fancy of the public, but its best examples were already being regarded as true works of art (specifically, as fine prints) to be exhibited, reviewed in journals, collected and reproduced in a more manageable form. In the last five years of the 19th century, Imprimerie Chaix was to play a great part in codifying, hallowing and perpetuating the ebullient spirit of the Belle Epoque. The renowned set of 256 prints were created by Imprimerie Chaix, forever to be known as a set as Les Maîtres de l'Affiche. Each print was rendered as a separate sheet measuring 11 x 15 inches. [27.9 x 38.1 cm]. The set was compiled in a unique way: Every month for 60 months - from December 1895 through November 1900 - subscribers received a wrapper containing four consecutively numbered prints. On 16 occasions (each of the five Decembers, each of the Junes, and the March and September of the final three years) the monthly wrapper also contained a bonus plate, not a poster reproduction but a specially created lithograph. The compilation of this set of original prints makes up the complete suite known as Les Maîtres de l'Affiche.

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        De Atjehers

      

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        The Journal of Joseph Hornby February March 1815 Together with a Letter to his sister Margaret Hornby

      

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        Der arme Teufel [The Poor Devil]

      Detroit: Robert Reitzel, 1895-1897. Late group of issues of this prominent German-American radical literary journal. Der arme Teufel was published weekly for 14 years by Robert Reitzel, a German-born American anarchist, poet, critic and translator. The first two volumes of the journal were mainly concerned with the freethought movement, primarily consisting of articles on religious criticism; in its later years, Reitzel declared Der arme Teufel to be an anarchist publication. Reitzel was a staunch supporter of the imprisoned Haymarket anarchists, and later, of Alexander Berkman during his confinement. Indeed, Reitzel's journal was reportedly the only radical serial Berkman was allowed to receive while he was in prison. "Emma Goldman noted Reitzel's importance for facilitating American exposure to European radical thought," describing him as a "brilliant writer" and his Arme Teufel as "the one German paper in the States that kept its readers in contact with the new literary spirit in Europe" (Donaldson, Randall P. The Literary Legacy of a "Poor Devil": The Life and Work of Robert Reitzel (1849-1898) (New York: Lang, 2002), p.50-51). Rare; we find no copies for sale in the trade (August 2015); OCLC finds a single location (U.Cincinnati). 22 tabloid issues (ca.36cm); printed newsprinted wrappers; 8pp per issue. Publication sequence runs as follows: Vol.XI, Nos.565-567; Vol.XII, Nos.595, 597, 599-603; Vol.XIII, Nos.631-640, 642-643. Edgeworn, with occasional creasing and short tears; quite tender at folds, with splits starting; mailing label of previous owner to front wrappers of nearly all issues (Felick Jelineck); Good overall. Also included are three issues in poor condition (nos.566-567), badly browned, edges brittle, and split along center folds, but nonetheless complete.

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        Chocolat Carpentier.

      Poster for Carpentier Chocolat. Paris: Courmont 1895. Published in "Les Maitres de l'Affiche", 1897. Plate no. 83.. Les Maîtres de l'Affiche (The Masters of the Poster) refers to 256 colour lithographic plates used to create a very significant art publication during the Belle Époque in Paris, France. The collection, reproduced from the original works of ninety-seven artists in a smaller format, was put together by Jules Chéret, the father of poster art.By the 1890's the streets of French cities were enlivened by large, colourful posters. The poster had not only caught the fancy of the public, but its best examples were already being regarded as true works of art (specifically, as fine prints) to be exhibited, reviewed in journals, collected and reproduced in a more manageable form. In the last five years of the 19th century, Imprimerie Chaix was to play a great part in codifying, hallowing and perpetuating the ebullient spirit of the Belle Epoque. The renowned set of 256 prints were created by Imprimerie Chaix, forever to be known as a set as Les Maîtres de l'Affiche. Each print was rendered as a separate sheet measuring 11 x 15 inches. [27.9 x 38.1 cm]. The set was compiled in a unique way: Every month for 60 months - from December 1895 through November 1900 - subscribers received a wrapper containing four consecutively numbered prints. On 16 occasions (each of the five Decembers, each of the Junes, and the March and September of the final three years) the monthly wrapper also contained a bonus plate, not a poster reproduction but a specially created lithograph. The compilation of this set of original prints makes up the complete suite known as Les Maîtres de l'Affiche

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        AFFICHE : SADI ALARDIN VENTE DE COLLECTIONS

      - Date : 1895 Dimensions : 90x125cm Imp : J.E. Goossens, Bruxelles Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en très bon état.

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        Cycles Gladiator. Bould. Montmartre.

      Poster for Cycles Gladiator. Paris: Appel 1895. Published in "Les Maitres de l'Affiche", 1897. Plate no. 86.. Les Maîtres de l'Affiche (The Masters of the Poster) refers to 256 colour lithographic plates used to create a very significant art publication during the Belle Époque in Paris, France. The collection, reproduced from the original works of ninety-seven artists in a smaller format, was put together by Jules Chéret, the father of poster art.By the 1890's the streets of French cities were enlivened by large, colourful posters. The poster had not only caught the fancy of the public, but its best examples were already being regarded as true works of art (specifically, as fine prints) to be exhibited, reviewed in journals, collected and reproduced in a more manageable form. In the last five years of the 19th century, Imprimerie Chaix was to play a great part in codifying, hallowing and perpetuating the ebullient spirit of the Belle Epoque. The renowned set of 256 prints were created by Imprimerie Chaix, forever to be known as a set as Les Maîtres de l'Affiche. Each print was rendered as a separate sheet measuring 11 x 15 inches. [27.9 x 38.1 cm]. The set was compiled in a unique way: Every month for 60 months - from December 1895 through November 1900 - subscribers received a wrapper containing four consecutively numbered prints. On 16 occasions (each of the five Decembers, each of the Junes, and the March and September of the final three years) the monthly wrapper also contained a bonus plate, not a poster reproduction but a specially created lithograph. The compilation of this set of original prints makes up the complete suite known as Les Maîtres de l'Affiche

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        Brooklyn, NY, Engine Company 12 Journal from 1895

      New York. Good. 1895. Hardcover. 14" x 9" log book of Engine Company 12 at 136 Wythe Avenue in Brooklyn, New York City. Heavy wear on black boards with three-quarter leather entirely worn off spine. Black cloth is peeling to reveal marbled paper underneath. Pages in good condition. The log details the daily comings and goings of the fire station. On the endpapers is a record of when wagons were greased, gas meter readings, and the names and residences of the firefighters. Inside every event is recorded, with alarms responded to and the bulk of entries from when crew members went out and returned from meals, patrols, and days off. Entries date from July 13 through December 31, 1895. Engine Company 12 was established in 1869 and later renamed Engine Company 212. The building, known from 1970s events as "The People's Firehouse," still stands in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn today. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall .

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        The Red Badge of Courage.

      D. Appleton and Company, New York 1895 - First edition, first printing with page [235] advertising the three works of Gilbert Parker's Best Books, and the last page of advertisements (page 238) ending with The Land of the Sun, by Christian Reid; last gathering, including ads on laid paper. Octavo, original publisher's tan cloth. In near fine condition with a touch of rubbing. From the library of noted collector Donald G. Drapkin, with his bookplate, contemporary name on the endpaper. Housed in a custom half morocco box. An exceptional example. An abbreviated version of The Red Badge of Courage was first serialized in The Philadelphia Press in December 1894. This version of the story, which was culled to 18,000 words by an editor specifically for the serialization, was reprinted in newspapers across America, establishing Crane's fame. Crane biographer John Berryman wrote that the story was published in at least 200 small city dailies and approximately 550 weekly papers. In October 1895, a version, which was 5,000 words shorter than the original manuscript, was printed in book form by D. Appleton & Company. "Stephen Crane, with no more military experience than his lively imagination could cull from Battles and Leaders of the Civil War and from Tolstoy, told so graphically how a raw recruit feels in battle that The Red Badge of Courage must be regarded as the first artistic approach to the war. It pictures no historical figure or event, except that Chancellorsville is its setting, but its sense of the helplessness and meaninglessness of the common soldier, maneuvered by superiors and circumstance, is a brilliant achievement in impression. Its illusion of authentic experience has made it a minor classic of the war" (Leisy, 158-59). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Meyers Konversations-Lexikon, 5. Auflage, 17 + 4 (21) Bände, Original-Luxusausgabe, Neuer Abdruck, 1895 - 1901.

      Leipzig und Wien, Bibliographisches Institut, 1895 - 1901. Fünfte, gänzlich neu bearbeitete und erweiterte Auflage. Grundwerk in 17 Bänden mit 17.800 Seiten. Enthalten sind 100.000 Artikel mit 10.500 Abbildungen, 1.088 Tafeln, davon 164 Farbtafeln, überwiegend Chromolithographien. Es erschienen noch vier Ergänzun Grundwerk (A - Z) in 17 Bänden sowie die Ergänzungsbände 18 bis 21 (Bd. 18: Ergänzungen, Nachträge und Register; Bd. 19: Jahres-Supplement 1898 - 1899; Bd. 20: Jahres-Supplement 1899 - 1900; Bd. 21: Jahres-Supplement 1900 - 1901), somit also vollständiges Werk in 21 Bänden. Es handelt sich hier um die gesuchte Original-Luxusausgabe der 5. Auflage, die einzige je erschienene Meyer-Ausgabe, die sich mit diesem Signet schmücken darf. Die Ausgabe kann als einer der gestalterischen Höhepunkte der Lexikon-Ära der Jahrhundertwende angesehen werden und ist ein Zeugnis der Buchkunst des Bibliographischen Instituts zu diesem Zeitpunkt. Schwarze Original-Halblederbände mit zwei dunkelroten Rückenschildern sowie prachtvollen, überaus reichen Goldprägungen. Prachtvoll gestaltete, geprägte Einbanddecken mit großen Lederecken und dem kunstvollen Schriftzug \"Luxus-Ausgabe\", seitliche Lederflächen und Ecken mit filigraner Stempelverzierung. Reich ornamentierte, vergoldete Vorsätze mit Engelsmotiven. Dunkler Buchschnitt mit aufwendiger Marmorierung. Gemeinsam mit der 6. Auflage Höhepunkt der Meyer-Werkgeschichte. Es gibt diese 5. Auflage in einer Vielzahl unterschiedlicher, großenteils reichhaltig ornamentierter Ausgaben. Sehr guter Zustand. Buchrücken kaum berieben, Ecken nur wenig bestoßen. Rücken partiell, wie stets bei dieser Ausgabe , etwas aufgehellt , bei einigen Bänden Rückenschilder etwas heller (mittleres Rot). Die empfindlichen Deckel ebenfalls sehr gut, zwei Deckel mit kleinen Bereibungen. Seiten sauber und nahezu fleckenfrei, nur ganz wenigen Seiten minimal fleckig. In toto sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar dieser empfindlichen Luxus-Ausgabe, wie es auf dem antiquarischen Buchmarkt, zumal als vollständiges Ensemble mit allen Ergänzungsbänden, nur sehr selten angeboten wird. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Versand D: 5,00 EUR Brockhaus Lexikon Konversations-Lexikon Konversationslexikon Conversations-Lexikon Conversationslexikon Enzyklopädie Encyclopädie Encyklopädie Prachtausgabe Luxusausgabe

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        The Red Badge of Courage

      New York: D. Appleton and Co, 1895. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, second printing; dated 1895 on both title and copyright page. Finely bound in red leather over marbled paper, with original spine cloth and front panel bound in at rear; bound without ads. Top edge is gilt, and battered type to word "lated" on the last line of page 225. Near Fine, with rubbing to edges of boards. A classic of American literature.

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        Bendigo and Vicinity. A comprehensive history of her past, and a resume of her resources; together with the biographies of her representative pioneers, public, commercial, and professional men.

      Melbourne and Ballarat, F.W. Niven & Co., MDCCCXCV (1895).. First Edition; Lge. 4to; pp.(iii), 274 (last blank); b/w frontispiece, numerous portraits and illustrations, printed in double column, deluxe full blue calf binding with raised bands and gilt decoration, short title lettered in gilt on spine, very good copy of this now scarce title. Ferguson, 11141. The book is divided into two sections, the first containing chapters on Bendigo's history, including the city before gold, various pioneering experiences, the public institutions and buildings, real estate, the gold seekers, the goldfields. The second half of the book contains biographies of people in Bendigo's history as well as histories of important companies and firms that helped to establish Bendigo.

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        Symphonies d'expression. Vingt six études dessinées d'après nature

      - Librairie Plon, 1895. In-folio sous portefeuille. Etude de décomposition des expressions d'un visage en 4 étapes en partant de L'ATONE. 1 planche générale présentant toute la décomposition et 23 sur 25 (manque 2) gravées par M. HEYMAN sous serpente. Sont ainsi décomposés en partant de l'ATONE (sans expression) : L'effroi, l'étonnement, la joie, la douleur, le rire, le dégout, la colère, le dédain. il manque une planche à la douleur et 1 planche au rire. Introduction par Robert VALLIER. Envoi autographe de Maurice HEYMAN à Denys PUECH, sculpteur aveyronnais. Bel exemplaire, bel état des planches. Tirage à très petit nombre, édition entièrement souscrite non mise dans le commerce. De toute rareté. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The fortunes and misfortunes of the famous Moll Flanders / by Daniel Defoe ; edited by George A. Aitken with illustrations by J. B. Yeats - Complete in 2 volumes

      London : J. M. Dent 1895 - Provenence; bookplate of Laudatur et Alget. Very good copies both in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and dust-toned as with age. Remains quite well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.; 8vo 8 - 9 tall; Physical description; 2 v. : tissue-guarded plates ; 19 cm. Series; Romances and Narratives by Daniel Defoe ; 7, 8. Title page printed in black and red. Head-pieces. Subjects; Children of prisoners - Fiction. Women - England - Fiction. Prostitutes - Fiction. Repentance - Fiction. Criminals - Fiction. 2 Kg. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Calendrier 1896 pour "La Belle Jardinière".

      - Paris, Malherbe, (1895). In-4 (27 x 21 cm), (1)-(12)-(1) ff. 12 mois en 12 planches par Grasset, tirées en chromotypie, représentant de jolies jardinières. Rare complet du premier feuillet, publicitaire, et du dernier feuillet, blanc. Il s'agit du tirage normal, paradoxalement plus rare que le tirage de luxe avant la lettre sur Japon. / 12 months in 12 plates by Grasset, printed in chromotypo, depicting beautiful gardeners. Rare complete of the advertising first leaf and of the blank last leaf. This is the regular printing, which is paradoxically rarer than the deluxe printing without text on Japan paper. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). * Frais de port en sus. * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. * Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. * Langue : Français

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        AFFICHE : LE FIGARO

      - Date : 1895 Dimensions : 88x123cm Imp : Chaix, Paris Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en très bon état.

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        Original-Fotografie von Trude Fleischmann (Brustbild en face). Rückseitig mit eigenhändiger Widmung und Unterschrift von Wilhelm Furtwängler mit schwarzer Tinte.

      - Großformatiges Porträtfoto (ca. 24 x 18 cm) Furtwänglers von der Fotografin Trude Fleischmann (1895-1990), die 1920 ein Atelier in Wien eröffnete und 1939 in die USA emigrieren musste. Rückseitig mit eigenhändiger Widmung Furtwänglers an die Wiener Künstlerin Hildegard Kögler: "Frl. Kögler zur Erinnerung / an / Wilhelm Furtwängler". An den Rändern leicht ausgesilbert. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Child Christopher and Goldilind the Fair 2 Volumes

      Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1895. Hard Cover. Very Good. Hard Cover. 1 of 612 copies (600 on paper). William Morris is to have said that he thought these small volumes were quite the most charming things issued by the press. The two volumes are bound in blue paper boards with linen spines and paper spine labels. Volume I has beautifully decorated title and first pages, with Morris woodcut floral borders, decorations, and floriated initials. The decorated borders were used only once again for Hand and Soul. Decorated three and six-line decorated initials throughout both volumes. Printed in black ink in Chaucer type with red ink shoulder notes and colophon on Flower paper. the boards of both volumes are lightly bumped with a light stain to the front board of Volume I. The labels on both volumes are chipped and the fragile linen spines are darkened as is typical for this book. Interior pages are bright and clean. Volume I contains the errata slip ("for 'two' read 'four'"). With bookplate of American heiress Elizabeth Wade White. Housed in a custom chartreuse cloth clamshell box with paper title label. Volume I: 256 pages; Volume II: 239 pages. MOR/051216.

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        La mêlée sociale

      first edition on the current paper.Binding half burgundy shagreen, back to seven nerves set with golden vertical lines, tail golden initials, traces of friction heads and tails of the joints, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, cover preserved and mounted on tab with a marginal tear, speckled head, contemporary binding.Signed autograph of Georges Clemenceau Leopold Lacour. Charpentier Paris 1895 12x18,5cm relié

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        La revue blanche bi-mensuelle.

      Poster for the bi-monthly magazine 'La Revue Blanche'. Paris: Ancourt 1895. Published in "Les Maitres de l'Affiche", 1897. Plate no. 82.. Les Maîtres de l'Affiche (The Masters of the Poster) refers to 256 colour lithographic plates used to create a very significant art publication during the Belle Époque in Paris, France. The collection, reproduced from the original works of ninety-seven artists in a smaller format, was put together by Jules Chéret, the father of poster art.By the 1890's the streets of French cities were enlivened by large, colourful posters. The poster had not only caught the fancy of the public, but its best examples were already being regarded as true works of art (specifically, as fine prints) to be exhibited, reviewed in journals, collected and reproduced in a more manageable form. In the last five years of the 19th century, Imprimerie Chaix was to play a great part in codifying, hallowing and perpetuating the ebullient spirit of the Belle Epoque. The renowned set of 256 prints were created by Imprimerie Chaix, forever to be known as a set as Les Maîtres de l'Affiche. Each print was rendered as a separate sheet measuring 11 x 15 inches. [27.9 x 38.1 cm]. The set was compiled in a unique way: Every month for 60 months - from December 1895 through November 1900 - subscribers received a wrapper containing four consecutively numbered prints. On 16 occasions (each of the five Decembers, each of the Junes, and the March and September of the final three years) the monthly wrapper also contained a bonus plate, not a poster reproduction but a specially created lithograph. The compilation of this set of original prints makes up the complete suite known as Les Maîtres de l'Affiche

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        The Suicide's Grave: Being the Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner

      London: J. Shiells Co, 1895. First THUS. Hardcover. Very Good. First complete, uncensored edition. 266 p. Photogravures by R. Easton Stuart. Green cloth with dark green stamping and gilt lettering on spine, gilt fore edge. Very Good condition. All plates present with original tissue guards intact. Spine sunned and lettering rubbed. Worn bookplate on paste down, name written above that with 1898 date. Light foxing to endpapers, rear hinge appears to have been repaired. Strange one-sheet typed Latin poem affixed to rear endpaper: "Latin Song. Consolations of Death by Hanging," about which I can find no information. First published anonymously in 1824 to little notice, Hogg's unusual novel achieved wide recognition only with this unexpurgated edition.

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        The Architectural History of Harrow Church Derived from a Study of the Building

      Harrow, England: Wilbee, J. C. , 1895. Contemporary full morocco binding of a dark brown color, and with hubbed spine in six panels. Boards with gilt rules and small gilt decorative motifs, and with small diaper design in blind to the fields. Spine states, in fairly crisp, gilt-stamped letters, "Harrow Church, Gardner." Spine with elaborate and crisp gilt-stamped design. Generally unbumped spine head and tail and with slightly bumped lower corners, The leather binding is exceptionally clean and almost entirely free of scratches, and with minor rubbing along the gutters. The spine is lightly and evenly sunned to a medium brown color. The text block is firmly bound in. 9.25 x 6 inches. With handsome marbled paper pastedowns and FEPs. T.E.G. With xii and 95 numbered pages, including an introduction, the main text, a glossary of technical terms employed, and a postscript. With XL full-page B&W plates plus Plate XLI, a pristine pull-out architectural ground plan of the church, The Church of S. Mary Harrow on the Hill. Also with 15 additional B&W illustrations. We can find no foxing or other blemishes, save for an instance of off-setting. The book is astonishingly clean overall. Front pastedown with the stunning late 19th century armorial bookplate of Harrow School, including the motto "stet fortvna domvs." Near the top of the bookplate is written in a neat ink hand, "E. W. Swan, Term prize for Drawing, 1900' given May 31st, 1900." Hence a presentation copy. Off-setting between p. 72 and the opposite plate, likely due to insertion of a newspaper clipping or similar. Neatly pasted on to a blank rear FEP is a newspaper clipping, "Harrow Church 850 Years Old." Above the clipping in a neat ink hand is, "Times, Jan. 17th 1944." Neatly pasted on to the opposite blank rear FEP is a B&W photo of Harrow Church, doubtless from the same newspaper article. Finally, neatly pasted on to the rear pastedown is a very small -- and somewhat bizarre -- news magazine clipping, "A Railway Victim." The clipping pertains to an interesting gravestone in Harrow-on-the-Hill churchyard regarding a hapless man who was run over and killed by a railway train in 1833, shortly after rail was introduced to Harrow and vicinity. Else a very clean copy. A Very Good copy. Scarce in any condition. An altogether engaging and handsome volume and a pleasure to hold in hand.. First Edition. Full-Leather. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        The Paying Guest [promotional poster]

      New York:: Dodd, Mead & Co.,, n.d. [ca. 1895]. Tiny chip to the upper right corner; crease to the lower left corner; otherwise fine. 18-1/4 x 11-3/4 inches.

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        Job.

      1895 1895 - Poster for Job cigarette paper. Paris: Champenois 1898. Published in "Les Maitres de l'Affiche", 1897. Plate no. 202. * Les Maîtres de l'Affiche (The Masters of the Poster) refers to 256 colour lithographic plates used to create a very significant art publication during the Belle Époque in Paris, France. The collection, reproduced from the original works of ninety-seven artists in a smaller format, was put together by Jules Chéret, the father of poster art.By the 1890's the streets of French cities were enlivened by large, colourful posters. The poster had not only caught the fancy of the public, but its best examples were already being regarded as true works of art (specifically, as fine prints) to be exhibited, reviewed in journals, collected and reproduced in a more manageable form. In the last five years of the 19th century, Imprimerie Chaix was to play a great part in codifying, hallowing and perpetuating the ebullient spirit of the Belle Epoque. The renowned set of 256 prints were created by Imprimerie Chaix, forever to be known as a set as Les Maîtres de l'Affiche. Each print was rendered as a separate sheet measuring 11 x 15 inches. [27.9 x 38.1 cm]. The set was compiled in a unique way: Every month for 60 months - from December 1895 through November 1900 - subscribers received a wrapper containing four consecutively numbered prints. On 16 occasions (each of the five Decembers, each of the Junes, and the March and September of the final three years) the monthly wrapper also contained a bonus plate, not a poster reproduction but a specially created lithograph. The compilation of this set of original prints makes up the complete suite known as Les Maîtres de l'Affiche.

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        Jane Avril Jardin de Paris.

      1895 1895 - Poster for Jane Avril's appearance at the Jardin de Paris. Paris: Chaix 1893. Published in "Les Maitres de l'Affiche", 1898. Plate no. 110. * Les Maîtres de l'Affiche (The Masters of the Poster) refers to 256 colour lithographic plates used to create a very significant art publication during the Belle Époque in Paris, France. The collection, reproduced from the original works of ninety-seven artists in a smaller format, was put together by Jules Chéret, the father of poster art.By the 1890's the streets of French cities were enlivened by large, colourful posters. The poster had not only caught the fancy of the public, but its best examples were already being regarded as true works of art (specifically, as fine prints) to be exhibited, reviewed in journals, collected and reproduced in a more manageable form. In the last five years of the 19th century, Imprimerie Chaix was to play a great part in codifying, hallowing and perpetuating the ebullient spirit of the Belle Epoque. The renowned set of 256 prints were created by Imprimerie Chaix, forever to be known as a set as Les Maîtres de l'Affiche. Each print was rendered as a separate sheet measuring 11 x 15 inches. [27.9 x 38.1 cm]. The set was compiled in a unique way: Every month for 60 months - from December 1895 through November 1900 - subscribers received a wrapper containing four consecutively numbered prints. On 16 occasions (each of the five Decembers, each of the Junes, and the March and September of the final three years) the monthly wrapper also contained a bonus plate, not a poster reproduction but a specially created lithograph. The compilation of this set of original prints makes up the complete suite known as Les Maîtres de l'Affiche.

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        The Time Machine.

      London: William Heinemann,, 1895. An Invention. Octavo. Original tan cloth, titles to spine and upper board in purple, and decoration to upper board in purple. Housed in a black quarrter morocco solander box by the Chelsea Bindery. Hinges superficially cracked, bookplates to front pastedown and second blank page, extremities rubbed, cloth polished, spine lettering very faded. Very good. First edition, first impression, rare presentation copy with the author's contemporary inscription to the front free endpaper, "H. B. Marriott Watson With the author's kind regards" and with the recipient's bookplate to the front pastedown. Presentation copies of the major works by Wells are rare. First issue with the 16pp of ads and requisite binding points.

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        SYR PERECYVELLE OF GALES

      Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1895. ONE OF 350 COPIES on paper (and eight on vellum) n. This 14th century verse romance telling of the childhood of one of Arthur's knights is the first book in the series of Kelmscott Medieval romances, which also included "Syr Ysambrace" and "Sire Degrevaunt." According to Cockerell, "they were all reprinted from the Camden Society's volume of 1844, which was a favorite with Morris from his Oxford days." The sympathetic binding by Zaehnsdorf employs the preferred materials and decorative techniques of 15th century binders to complement the printing style and the contents.. 210 x 145 mm. (8 1/4 x 5 3/4"). 2 p.l., 98 pp., [1] leaf (blank).Edited by F. S. Ellis after the edition by J. O. Halliwell. ONE OF 350 COPIES on paper (and eight on vellum). HANDSOME GOTHIC-STYLE BROWN BLIND-TOOLED PIGSKIN BY ZAEHNSDORF (stamp-signed and dated 1895 on front turn-in; rear pastedown with the firm's oval exhibition stamp), covers with frame formed by multiple gilt rules, the head and tail with gilt titling and the date, central panel diapered in ogival compartments containing floral ornaments; raised bands, neatly rebacked, spine with blind-tooled panels and gilt titling, blind-ruled turn-ins, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt (front hinge carefully repaired). Woodcut frontispiece by Edward Burne-Jones, elaborate wide border on frontispiece and first page of text, one page with half border, decorative woodcut initials, device in colophon. Printed in red and black. Peterson A-33; Sparling 33; Tomkinson, p. 116. Uneven fading to leather, edges with significant rubbing, a couple of small abrasions to upper board, but the binding lustrous and still generally appealing; front free endpaper (cleanly) detached, otherwise a fine copy internally--quite clean, fresh, and bright. This 14th century verse romance telling of the childhood of one of Arthur's knights is the first book in the series of Kelmscott Medieval romances, which also included "Syr Ysambrace" and "Sire Degrevaunt." According to Cockerell, "they were all reprinted from the Camden Society's volume of 1844, which was a favorite with Morris from his Oxford days." The sympathetic binding by Zaehnsdorf employs the preferred materials and decorative techniques of 15th century binders to complement the printing style and the contents.

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        Durchs wilde Kurdistan. Reiseerlebnisse.

      (Fehsenfeld), Freiburg 1895 - 14.- 18. Tsd. Freiburg (Fehsenfeld), (1895). 638 (1) S. rotes OLn mit reicher Gold- und Schwarzprägung und dem Beerenvorsatzpapier. Kanten leicht berieben, vorderes Gelenk gelockert, Papier altersbedingt leicht gebräunt, eine Seite mit minimaler Randläsur, insgesamt von guter Erhaltung. Gesammelte Reiseromane, Band II. Dass es sich bei den roten Leinenbänden um eine originale Verlagsaustattung Fehsenfelds handelt, hat C. Blau in den KMG No 106 trefflich ausgeführt. Durch eine von ihm veranstaltete Umfrage konnte die Existenz von "28 Exemplaren der roten Fehsenfeld-Bände gesichert" werden, die sich auf 15 Titel verteilen. Die hier vorliegende Auflage befindet sich nicht dabei. Von musealer Seltenheit. Plaul 228.4. Kanten leicht berieben, vorderes Gelenk gelockert, Papier altersbedingt leicht gebräunt, eine Seite mit minimaler Randläsur, insgesamt von guter Erhaltung. rotes OLn mit reicher Gold- und Schwarzprägung und dem Beerenvorsatzpapier. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The National Shakespeare, Comedies, Tragedies, Histories, in Three Volumes Being a Facsimile of the Text of the First Folio of 1623

      London: William Mackenzie In the preface to this magnificent undated production (circa 1895) the publisher states that the scarcity of the original "First Folio" and the enormous price it has consequently attained in our times, exclude it from the shelves of most private libraries. That the text is scrupulously accurate to the original, including all those peculiarities of paging, spelling, and punctuation, printed in a special antique type, such as was employed in the "First Folio" upon hand made paper, with rough edges, specially manufactured to maintain the antique character of the edition. However they couldn't resist the temptation to add twenty specially executed illustrations by Sir Joseph Noel Paton (1821-1901) artist and folklore expert who painted in the Pre-Raphaelite style but declined to become a member of the brotherhood. Each volume was originally published at the price of three pounds, ten shillings. Supplied with documents for the last time they were sold in the trade in October 1934. Overseas shipping by quotation.. Morocco Textured Cloth. Very Good Plus. Illus. by Sir Joseph Noel Paton RSA. 415x270mm.

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