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      Paris: Société des Beaux Arts, 1895. ONE OF 20 LETTERED COPIES OF THE EDITION DE DEUX MONDES (this copy lettered out of sequence with a stamped red star) n. Hardcover. 270 x 200 mm (10 5/8 x 7 7/8"). xix, [i], 21-139, [1] pp. Preface by Anatole France. ONE OF 20 LETTERED COPIES OF THE EDITION DE DEUX MONDES (this copy lettered out of sequence with a stamped red star). SUMPTUOUS AZURE CRUSHED MOROCCO, LAVISHLY GILT AND INLAID in the Art Nouveau style, covers with large central fleur-de-lys in gilt and lilac morocco within an elaborate frame of lily bouquets and garlands inlaid in lilac, orange, and white; raised bands, spine gilt in compartments, the smaller ones at head and tail with an inlaid lilac fleur-de-lys, large central compartment with a spray of lilies in orange and white, and two compartments with gilt titling; very wide turn-ins with elaborate gilt floral and foliate decoration enclosing BURNT ORANGE MOROCCO DOUBLURES, front doublure featuring an oval inset of white kidskin with a hand-colored engraving of a female nude, ivory watered silk endleaves, blue marbled flyleaves, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed, partially unopened. WITH 61 ILLUSTRATIONS BY PAUL AVRIL, comprised of 20 IN THREE STATES: plain, India-proof, and colored, and one in single state, all with tissue guards. Spine faintly sunned, otherwise A FINE COPY, as fresh and bright as one could hope for. Featuring gallant drawings by the very popular illustrator Avril (1849-1928), this luxuriously produced and extravagantly bound novel involves regicide to restore the honor of a queen in ancient Greece. According to Ray, Paul Avril "was a witty and ingenious artist," and a prolific one, as well. His greatest work is considered to be the illustrations he did for the first edition in French of "De Figuris Veneris" (a manual of classical erotology) from the original Latin and Greek edition of 1824 by Friedrich Karl Forberg. A celebrated illustrator of the period, Édouard-Henri (later changed to Paul) Avril studied art in various Paris salons, including the École des Beaux Arts from 1874-78. Théophile Gautier (1811-72) was one of the most popular writers of his time and a famous champion of art for art's sake.

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        PAN. Erster Jahrgang, Heft 3

      Berlin: Genossenschaft PAN, 1895. Folio.. Original wraps, a little defective, with original graphics by NAAGER, FRANZ; ECKMANN, OTTO, KLOTZ, ERNST; STAUFFER BERN, KARL. Söhn, HDO: 52603-1, 2, 3, 4, 5, (lacking the Toulouse-Lautrec) Edited by Richard Graul and Caesar Flaischlen. PAN, the important German 21 volume art nouveau periodical (1895-1900), is a deluxe fin de siècle periodical with plates, illustrations, color initials, vignettes and tail-pieces representing a multitude of processes of modern picture reproduction, including original lithographs, etchings, and woodcuts,.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("Th. Fontane").

      Berlin, 12. VI. 1895. - 4 SS. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-8vo. Umfangreicher Brief an Anna Catharina Mayer über das Problem des Duellierens in seiner "Effie Briest". "[.] Es ist nämlich eine wahre Geschichte, die sich hier zugetragen hat, nur in Ort und Namen alles transponirt. Das Duell fand in Bonn statt, nicht in dem räthselvollen Kessin, dem ich die Scenerie von Swinermünde gegeben habe; Crampas war ein Geheimrath, Instetten ist jetzt Oberst, Effie lebt noch, ganz in der Nähe von Berlin. Vielleicht läge sie lieber auf dem Rondel von Hohen-Kremmen [.]" - Elisabeth von Ardenne (geb. von Plotho) das Urbild von "Effie Briest" starb 1952 im Alter von 99 Jahren in Lindau am Bodenseee. - Abgedruckt in Fontanes Werke, Schriften und Briefe, Abt. IV., Bd 4.

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        The Charge of the Light Brigade coloured photogravure

      London: Henry Graves & Co, 1895. . Very Good. Paper: 38 x 25 .12 inches Image: 33-7/8 x 20 inchesColoured photogravure, Some light markings on the top on the image in the sky and some foxing in the bottom border near the last line of the printed poem, otherwise very good condition. Col. photogravure after Woodville; 17th Lancers charging across plain toward artillery at left, mountains in background.The Charge of the Light Brigade was a charge of British light cavalry led by Lord Cardigan against Russian forces during the Battle of Balaclava on 25 October 1854 in the Crimean War in Woodville's painting 'Relief of the Light Brigade', the visualized the moment the 11th Hussars reached the Russian guns, however, in this print, Woodville shows the 17th Light Dragons (Lancers) at the beginning of the Charge. The central figure is the painting is Private James William Wightman, who was severely wounded and taken prisoner in the Charge. Prior to the charge, the Light Brigade possessed a mounted strength of 673 men. This was reduced to 195 after the battle, with 247 killed and wounded and the loss of 475 horses.

      [Bookseller: Lord Durham Rare Books (IOBA)]
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        Vierteljahresschrift für Musikwissenschaft. Redigiert von Guido Adler. 10 Bände und Generalregister bearbeitet von R. Schwarz, zusammen 11 Bände.

      Leipzig, Breitkopf & Härtel, 1885, 1895. - Gr- 8°. Mit etlichen Tafeln auf Karton und einigen gefalteten Tabellen bzw. Notentafeln Halb-Leinen d. Zt. Die klassische Zeitschrift mit vielen bedeutenden Beiträgen hier mit dem separaten Register, komplett in 11 Bänden. - Titel mit kleinem Besitzerstempel "Rudolf Ficker, Innsbruck". Wenig gebräunt, teils berieben oder etwas bestossen, einige Gebrauchsspuren. - Seltene Original-Ausgabe. - Kein Versand in die Schweiz. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek]
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        The Tarikh-i-rashidi

      Sampson Low, London 1895 - of Mirza Muhammad Haidar, Dughlat, a History of the Moghuls of Central Asia. 535 pp. Pull out folding map in rear pocket. First edition in English of this history compiled from many sources. VG in orig. red cloth binding. Corners lightly bumped and slight fading of spine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Trophy Room Books]
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        Paroissien Romain d`après les imprimés français du XVme Siècle.

      Paris, Gruel et Engelmann 1895.. Mit 1 farblithograph. Tafel. 687 S., jeweils mit breiter Holzschntt-Bordüre. Außen schmuckloser roter Maroquin d. Zt. Mit Stehkantenverg., Innenkantenfileten und roten Seidenvorsätzen, vorderer mit Monogramm M. T. C. E., 11 Juin 1914. Goldschnitt. Signiert Gruel. 16 x 13 cm. Einem französischen Gebetbuch des 15. Jhdts. nachempfunden; an den drei seidenen Lesebändchen hängt jeweils ein kleines Heiligen-Medaillon. - Mit Buchhändler-Etikett Maison Marchais, Bordeaux. Tadelloses Exemplar.

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        Ecole polytéchnique. Livre du centenaire 1794 - 1894. Tome I - III. Tome I: L'école et la science. Tome II: Services militaires. Tome III: Services civiles et carrières diverses.

      Paris Gauthier-Villars 1894 1897 1895 - Bibliothekseinband (Halbleinen) mit kl. Papieraufkleber auf Rücken, wenige Gebrauchssp., Kanten und Ecken etw. beschabt, Randausschnitt auf Titelbl. ohne Textverlust fachgerecht geklebt, kl. Bibliot.-stempel auf Titelbl.-Rückseite, im Schnitt angestaubt, saubere Exemplare, nur Band III mit einem etwa 1,5 x 4 cm großen hellbraunen Randfleck über zahlr. Seiten, Band I: LXV, 519 Seiten; Band II: 572 Seiten; Band III: 646 Seiten mit zahlreichen ganzseitigen Heliogravüren, Lithographie und Titelvignetten, 4°. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Christine Laist]
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        A Hunter's Wanderings in Africa

      Richard Bentley, London 1895 - 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). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Trophy Room Books]
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        Autograph letter signed in full to an unidentified male correspondent, addressed as "Herr Direktor"

      - "Although closely linked to the Second Viennese School (Schoenberg was his pupil), Zemlinsky was no outright revolutionary. While undisputedly a conductor of the first rank and an interpreter of integrity, he lacked ‘star quality’ and was overshadowed by more domineering personalities. His music is distinguished by an almost overpowering emotional intensity. It took several decades before it became known and began to be appreciated. In 1895–6 Zemlinsky conducted an amateur orchestra, the Polyhymnia, in which Schoenberg played the cello. Their friendship, initially an informal teacher-pupil relationship, became close: Schoenberg composed his D major Quartet under Zemlinsky's supervision, and his op.1 lieder are dedicated in gratitude to his ‘teacher and friend’." Antony Beaumont in Grove onlineZemlinsky was music director of the German opera in Prague from 1911 to 1927; the recipient of the present letter could thus be Leopold Kramer, the general director of the theater at that time. 1 page. Octavo. Undated. In German (with translation).Zemlinsky thanks his correspondent for a letter and a present of candy that arrived in an inedible state. He mentions a visit from some friends who had brought news of him: "The pralines have arrived in the meantime – and I thank you most cordially for your good will – but they have arrived. Totally molded and leaked. I take comfort in the fable: If they had arrived well, they would have been "sour" anyway. Recently the [?]Ziglers and [?]Heinz spent an evening with us. We talked a lot about you, and I was pleased to hear that you are doing extremely well with your [illegible]. Please give my best regards to [?]Jan Bredig." Date of receipt annotated in pencil to head: "angelangt 22 X 21 in [.] Prag" (arrived in Prague October 22 [19]21). Slightly worn; pencilling to foot, partially erased.

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        L'Art Nouveau. Exposition dans les Galeries de Mr. S. Bing, Paris 1895

      Paris: Galeries S. Bing, Paris 1895. 24 x 20 cm. Original announcement for the first Art Nouveau exhibition on Japanese paper. German naturalized French in 1876, Siegfried Bing (later called Samuel Bing) was the founder in 1895 of " La Maison de l'Art Nouveau " in Paris : it was his art gallery and exhibition hall that gave its name to the famous artistic Style Art Nouveau. Siegfried Bing was an innovative Art collector but also an inspired and visionary Art dealer. In 1895 he opened in Paris, the pioneer city for art, culture and innovation, his company and gallery "La Maison Bing". He wanted to show and defend the applied and decorative arts and he started exhibiting the avant-garde work of contemporary artists, such as : Camille Claudel, Fernand Khnopff, William Degouves de Nuncques, Constantin Meunier, Edward Munch, Auguste Rodin, Victor Rousseau, Paul Signac, Louis Comfort Tiffany, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Félix Vallotton, Henri van de Velde, Théo Van Rysselberghe, Edouard Vuillard.

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        Sir Quixote of The Moors.

      London, T. Fisher Unwin. 1895, 1895. Historical fiction. First Edition. Small 8vo.188pp + 4pp ads. Publisher's red cloth decorated in polychrome green, yellow and orange. Slightly sunned to spine, minor edgewear and bumping, a handsome bright copy. Internally clean and fresh, some fraying to lower edge of flyleaf. A most attractive copy. A swashbuckling adventure novel from a master of the genre. Author's first novel Blanchard.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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      Houghton, Mifflin and Company, Boston and New York 1895 - 203 x 130 mm (8 x 5 1/8"). Nine volumes. "Riverside Edition." Excellent contemporary brown three-quarter morocco by the Knickerbocker Bindery (stamp-signed on recto of rear free endpaper), raised bands, spines gilt in double-ruled compartments, gilt titling, marbled sides and endpapers, top edges gilt, other edges untrimmed and MOSTLY UNOPENED. With 13 plates (mostly portraits), as called for. Spines just slightly but uniformly sunned, but A VERY FINE SET, especially clean, bright, and fresh inside and out. This appealing set contains seven volumes of Whittier's poems, essays, and criticism and the two-volume "Life and Letters" by Samuel Pickard. A Quaker who edited a number of newspapers and spent time as a Massachusetts legislator, John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-92) invested as much passion in his abolitionist campaigning as he did in his poetry. In Day's words, "Whittier won his place in New England literary circles by his genuine poetic talent and his felicity in detailing the homey aspects of New England life. Along with Thoreau, he favored life in the country, and celebrated his rural environment in much of his poetry. . . . The topical poetry that established his fame has lost much of its pertinency, but the wholesome simplicity and convincing vitality of his rural lyrics still attract 20th century readers. . . . For an America ravaged by civil war and, especially in New England, changing from an agricultural to an industrial society," his classic long poem "Snowbound" (1866) is "the definitive picture of a lost world." Samuel Thomas Pickard (1828-1915) wrote and edited a number of works on Whittier, of which the present item was the most popular, going through at least 13 editions. Pickard, a newspaper editor from Maine, married Whittier's niece, and thus had the advantage as a biographer of knowing his subject quite well. He also served as Whittier's literary executor. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Amsterdam: C. M. van Gogh, 1895. First edition. 4to. Original green cloth with exquisite gilt-stamped design of two owls, lettering, on front cover. 20pp. on coated stock, integral at outer edge (i.e. joined as issued), printed on one-side only. Exquisite sepia full-page color illustrations throughout by Theo van Hoytema, acclaimed Dutch artist and illustrator. A rare, atypical edition in the olive green smooth woven cloth. Book slightly 'sprung' owing to nature of string ties at signatures (as issued, i.e. not mended), but overall a near fine example of a scarce and sought-after title by van Hoytema.

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        Atlas van Stolk. Katalogus der historie-, spot- en zinneprenten betrekkelijk de geschiedenis van Nederland, 11 delen, Amsterdam, Fred. Muller, 1895-1933, ca. 4000 pag. Gebonden in half marokijnen banden en de laatste twee delen (10 en 11) in karton. Gezocht standaardwerk, gedrukt in kleine oplage. Exlibris mr. A.P. van Stolk. Deel XI is het register op het gehele werk.


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      New York: Henry Holt and Company,. 1895. original decorated tan buckram, front and spine panels stamped in purple, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed.. Cloth darkened, several stains to lower half of front cover, some. restoration by a paper conservationist. A good, sound copy. A decent. copy of a very elusive book. Enclosed in custom maroon cloth. clamshell case with leather spine label. (#149932). First edition, first printing with author's name incorrectly printed as "H. S. WELLS" on recto of title leaf. The earliest draft of THE TIME MACHINE was serialized in THE SCIENCE SCHOOLS JOURNAL in 1888 as "The Chronic Argonauts." After two subsequent drafts (which are lost), Wells rewrote the story as a series of loosely connected articles for THE NATIONAL OBSERVER. Seven of these appeared between March and June 1894, but the series was discontinued when W. E. Henley gave up the editorship of the magazine. Henley took over the editorship of THE NEW REVIEW and arranged for a much revised version of the novel to be serialized there: it appeared in five installments from January to May 1895. At the end of May THE TIME MACHINE was published as a book by Henry Holt in New York and William Heinemann in London. The text of the Heinemann edition is largely, though not entirely, the same as that serialized in THE NEW REVIEW, while the text of Holt edition (which preceded the Heinemann edition) contains a number of significant variations from both THE NEW REVIEW and Heinemann versions. See Bergonzi, "The Publication of The Time Machine, 1894-1895," Clareson, ed., SF: The Other Side of Realism (1971), pp. 204-15. The author's first SF novel. "Many rank it as Wells's best book, certainly its qualities are striking and direct ... All time-travel stories since owe a debt to Wells, none has become so acclaimed." - Bleiler (ed), Science Fiction Writers, p. 26. "THE TIME MACHINE might be considered the first work of modern science-fiction, and it is still the classic statement of an important subgenre ... A remarkable work, and necessary reading." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2325. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2- 161; (1981) 1-171; (1987) 1- 103; (1995) 1-103; and (2004) II-1232. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 800. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 21. Lewis, Utopian Literature, p. 207. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 227. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 1175. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 107. Survey of Science Fiction Literature V, pp. 2287-92. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, pp. 62-3. Bleiler (1978), p. 205. Reginald 15085. Currey, p. 524 (printing A). Hammond B1 (note).

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        Autograph letter signed ("From your well-wishing friend Mark Twain").

      At Sea, 28 August 1895 - 3 pages. 8vo. To "Jack", promising to celebrate his birthday that evening, making "all the noise the captain will allow", describing him as a naturalist and explaining that the enclosed poem ('Invocation') is for those interested in the fauna of Australia, as he is, and therefore sending "privately & confidentially" a copy of his "great work" as it stands, mentioning that he has not yet worked in the moa, emu or dodo ("but I am after them"). 'COME, KANGAROO, THE GOOD & TRUE/FORESHORTENED AS TO LEGS/AND BODY TAPERED LIKE A CHURN': The poem was first published in The Mercury in Australia on 2 November 1895. Clemens himself printed it in Following the Equator: A Journey Around the World, 1897, and explained that an English naturalist [presumably the addressee 'Jack'] on board had told him much about the animals of Australia and their origins, particularly the platypus and kangaroo. The Mercury reported that at a lecture Clemens had stated: 'I have a poem. I have written a poem only once in 30 years. I have now written one of four stanzas.I always have an inspiration to write a poem -- once every 30 years.First I thought of Sydney Harbour.Then I thought of the fauna of Australia.I made a list of them and began.I can say now that the most difficult thing in the world to do is to write poetry when you don't know how.'

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      New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1895 - Small octavo, pp. [i-iv] v [vi] vii [viii] [1] 2-216 [217-218: blank] [219- 224: ads], inserted frontispiece (with tissue guard) with illustration by W. B. Russell, original decorated tan buckram, front and spine panels stamped in purple, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed. First edition, first printing with author's name incorrectly printed as "H. S. WELLS" on recto of title leaf. Signed by Wells and dated "New York Xmas 1935" on the half title page. Wells made seven trips to the United States, the first in 1906, the last in 1940. This copy was signed on the second of his two trips to the United States in 1935. He left England on November 7th and sailed to New York on the Washington. Wells then traveled to the West Coast where he stayed in Hollywood for five weeks with Charles Chaplin and Paulette Goddard. On Christmas day he began his journey back to New York via Dallas and Washington, D.C. The earliest draft of THE TIME MACHINE was serialized in THE SCIENCE SCHOOLS JOURNAL in 1888 as "The Chronic Argonauts." After two subsequent drafts (which are lost), Wells rewrote the story as a series of loosely connected articles for THE NATIONAL OBSERVER. Seven of these appeared between March and June 1894, but the series was discontinued when W. E. Henley gave up the editorship of the magazine. Henley took over the editorship of THE NEW REVIEW and arranged for a much revised version of the novel to be serialized there: it appeared in five installments from January to May 1895. At the end of May THE TIME MACHINE was published as a book by Henry Holt in New York and William Heinemann in London. The text of the Heinemann edition is largely, though not entirely, the same as that serialized in THE NEW REVIEW, while the text of Holt edition (which preceded the Heinemann edition) contains a number of significant variations from both THE NEW REVIEW and Heinemann versions. See Bergonzi, "The Publication of The Time Machine, 1894-1895," Clareson, ed., SF: The Other Side of Realism (1971), pp. 204-15. The author's first SF novel. "Many rank it as Wells's best book, certainly its qualities are striking and direct . All time-travel stories since owe a debt to Wells, none has become so acclaimed." - Bleiler (ed), Science Fiction Writers, p. 26. "THE TIME MACHINE might be considered the first work of modern science-fiction, and it is still the classic statement of an important subgenre . A remarkable work, and necessary reading." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2325. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2- 161; (1981) 1-171; (1987) 1- 103; (1995) 1-103; and (2004) II-1232. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 800. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 21. Lewis, Utopian Literature, p. 207. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 227. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 1175. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 107. Survey of Science Fiction Literature V, pp. 2287-92. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, pp. 62-3. Bleiler (1978), p. 205. Reginald 15085. Currey, p. 524 (printing A). Hammond B1 (note). Cloth rubbed at edges, some dust soiling to cloth, purple stamping on spine panel a bit faded, front paste-down tanned, partial hairline crack along inner front hinge, still a very good copy. The only copy of the Holt first printing inscribed or signed by Wells known to us. (#130681) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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      Cedar Rapids: T. S. Metcalf, Printer and Binder, 1895. - Later printing. 12mo. Originally printed in Kansas in 1875. Pictorial stapled wrappers, 50 pp., preface, one illustration. A true narrative of the author's experiences on the plains in 1874 and 1875 while a buffalo hunter ranging from the Pan Handle of Texas through Oklahoma and Kansas with much centering on Dodge City. He provides accounts of his experiences with Indians, his narrow escape from death during a severe winter storm, in which all his comrades died and he alone escaped. Due to the storm, he lost nearly all of his fingers and portions of his feet. Because of the severity of his injuries he relied on selling this booklet for the support of himself and his family. Howes V42 says "An episode in the life of a buffalo hunter; includes an account of the Adobe Walls Fight." Old water stain to the front and rear covers, but not affecting the text, lower edge of spine reinforced with cellophane tape, and light wear to the extremities. Text block is in very good condition. Housed in a 4-point cloth clamshell case with titles on leather label on the spine. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Red Badge of Courage

      New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1895. First edition. Fine. A Fine copy of the book with the spine very slightly toned and a pea-sized rub mark on the coated front end-paper where it looks like an early price was erased. Despite these two very minor flaws, this is a bright, sharp, unread copy of the book and about as fine as one could hope to find it in the absence of the very scarce dust jacket. First printing with yellow top-stain, undamaged type on p. 225 and no mention of this title in four pages of ads at the rear. BAL 4071. The author's realistic portrayal of a young soldier's shame after fleeing a civil war battle. It was selected as one of Merle Johnson's "High Spots of American Literature." The author's second book after "Maggie" and easily his best work. Included in "Men at War: The Best War Stories of All Time" by Ernest Hemingway, who wrote that this novel "is one of the finest books of our literature, and I include it entire because it is all as much of a piece as a great poem is." Housed in a custom cloth clamshell. Fine.

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        Eigenh. Widmung in: Ders.: En symbole vers l'Apostolat.

      Brüssel, Lacomblez, (1895). - Handgebd. Halblederbd. mit Rückenvergoldung. Gr.-8vo. Vortitelblatt mit längerer eh. Widmung des Verfassers für Louis Delattre. Wohl erste Ausgabe dieser frühen Veröffentlichung des wallon. Dichters. - Eins von 200 Ex. auf van Gelder-Bütten (Gesamtaufl.: 207 Ex.). - Ohne den Orig.-Umschlag, welcher von H. van de Velde gestaltet wurde. - Mit 2, davon einem schönem Jugendstil-Exlibris von Delattre. - Einzelne Vorbll. papierbedingt leicht gebräunt, sonst sehr gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      London: William Heinemann,. 1895. original decorated tan cloth, front and rear panels stamped in purple, spine panel stamped in light blue; binding measures 18.2 cm vertically; "HEINEMANN" at base of spine set in 12-point type; top edge uncut, fore and bottom edges rough trimmed.. Neatly signed and dated 1904 in pencil by an early owner on the front. free endpaper. Tipped onto the front paste-down is a lengthy letter. of provenance detailing where and when this copy was signed by Wells. (17 January 1939 at a P.E.N. Club dinner). Hint of tanning to spine. panel, some mild spotting to front free endpaper and darkening to. rear endpapers, a nearly fine copy. A lovely copy with a bright,. clean and unworn binding. THE TIME MACHINE is rarely found inscribed. or signed by Wells. (#151827). First British edition, second cloth binding, no inserted publisher's catalogue. Signed by Wells on the half title page. The author's first SF novel. "Many rank it as Wells's best book, certainly its qualities are striking and direct ... All time-travel stories since owe a debt to Wells, none has become so acclaimed." - Bleiler (ed), Science Fiction Writers, p. 26. "THE TIME MACHINE might be considered the first work of modern science- fiction, and it is still the classic statement of an important subgenre ... A remarkable work, and necessary reading." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2325. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-161; (1981) 1-171; (1987) 1- 103; (1995) 1-103; and (2004) II-1232. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 800. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 21. Lewis, Utopian Literature, p. 207. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 227. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 1175. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 107. Survey of Science Fiction Literature V, pp. 2287-92. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, pp. 62-3. Bleiler (1978), p. 205. Reginald 15085. Currey (2002), p. 424 (binding C). Hammond B1. Wells 4.

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        Notes of a Journey on the Upper Mekong, Siam

      White Lotus, London 1895 - Notes of a Journey on the Upper Mekong, Siam [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "The Chinese Must Go". Scribner's Magazine promotional poster for the October 1895 issue

      New York:: Scribners,. 1895.. Very good condition. Bold color poster for an 1895 issue of Scribner's Magazine, depicting the atmosphere of anti-Chinese sentiment in California which prevailed in the 1870s. The October issue of Scribner's included Andrews' 'A History Of The Last Quarter-Century In The United States', as well as "Home Agitations And Foreign Problems", which the poster makes reference to by employing an illustration of the primary target of discrimination, the Chinese. The poster, printed in red, black and gold, portrays a Chinese immigrant standing on the shore, a red dragon circling behind him, holding a black umbrella over his shoulder and a small tool box in his hand. In the distance a masted ship rides the waves at the horizon. The phrase "the Chinese Must Go" was the rallying cry and slogan of Denis Kearney, the most virulent anti-Chinese voice in San Francisco of the 1870s. The Workingmen's Party of California, of which Kearney became president, maintained an anti-Chinese focus and slogans. Kearney also worked for a new state constitution, which was approved by the voters in 1879; its final provisions were very anti-Chinese. The Chinese were deemed harmful to the welfare of California, and the legislature was directed to restrict immigration and settlement. The Chinese could not be employed by corporations or the government and were denied the right to vote. Localities were granted the authority to expel or segregate the Chinese. The effective termination of importation of Chinese workers occurred with the passage of the Chinese Exclusion Act in 1882. Marks at corners where the poster was pinned to a wall, with slight loss at lower right only affecting the bottom of the letter 'S' in Scribner's. With one horizontal fold. 12 x 17 1/2". Accession No: NGA 89.1723. Not recorded in OCLC. Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession Number: 1995.491.86.

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        Die Klassenkämpfe in Frankreich 1848 bis 1850. Abdruck aus der Neuen Rheinischen Zeitung , Politisch-ökonomische Revue, Hamburg 1850. Mit Einleitung von Friedrich Engels

      Berlin, Verlag der Expedition des Vorwärts , Berliner Volksblatt 1895 - Stammhammer II, 207. - Erste Einzelausgabe und erste Ausgabe der 18seitigen Vorrede von Friedrich Engels, der zu dieser Arbeit bemerkt, dass sie Marx' erster Versuch waren, ein Stück Zeitgeschichte vermittelst seiner materialistischen Auffassungsweise aus der gegebenen ökonomischen Lage zu erklären . - Papierbedingt gering gebräunt, sonst sauber; Titel verso mit zeitgenöss. Bibliotheksstempel 112 Seiten Halbleinen der Zeit mit eingebund. Original-Umschlag, 8° [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Breath from the Veldt.

      London, Henry Sotheran, 1895, - in-folio, frontispiece by J. E. Millais + 236 p., with 12 electro etchings and 12 full-page plates, numerous illustrations in the text, all by the author, foxing to etched plates, small legacy stamp on first fly-leaf ?Guggisberg?, original illustrated clothbound, lightly stained. 2 spots of white paint on front cover. John Guille Millais (1865 ? 1931), known as "Johnny" Millais, was an English artist, naturalist, gardener and travel writer who specialised in wildlife and flower portraiture. He travelled extensively around the world in the late Victorian period detailing wildlife often for the first time. He is noted for illustrations that are of a particularly exact nature.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        The Initials. A Story of Modern Life. By Baroness Tautphoeus

      New York: G.P. Putnam's, 1895. Hildegarde edition. Volume one (of two) only vols. 12mo. Original green cloth. Fine. Hildegarde edition. Volume one (of two) only vols. 12mo. Inscribed by Pyle, with a Drawing. Inscribed on the front free endpaper, with a drawing of the recipient: "To Marion Robert Canby "from her friend [underlined] Howard Pyle [portrait of a winged Miss Canby flying high in the clouds] "As Fly ye Winds of Heaven, so "will your Friends Thoughts follow you afar" ____ (?), May 16, 1906"

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        Vie de Planat de la Faye Aide au camp des généraux Lariboisière et Drouot EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Paul Ollendorf, 1895. Fine. Paul Ollendorf, Paris 1895, 25,5x18cm, relié. - First Edition. Bound in half brown morocco, spine with 5 nerves blunt, blunt head and back, quleques gaps. Our complete copy text out of 3 portraits in photogravure: Nicolas Louis de la Faye in Planat Frontispiece painted by H. Winterhalter, Mrs. FE Planat of Faye painted by L. Knaus, Portrait NL Planat of Faye "Drawn from nature July 24, 1815, on board the Bellerophon. " Bookplate of Prince Roland Bonaparte. Foxing. Nice copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure en demi maroquin brun, dos à 5 nerfs émoussés, tête et dos émoussés, quleques manques. Notre exemplaire complet des 3 portraits hors texte en héliogravure : Nicolas Louis Planat de la Faye en Frontispice peint par H. Winterhalter, Madame F. E. Planat de la Faye peint par L. Knaus, Portrait de N. L. Planat de la Faye " Déssiné d'après nature le 24 juillet 1815, à bord du Bellérophon". Ex-libris du Prince Roland Bonaparte. Rousseurs. Bel exemplaire.

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        Lao Tsze: The Great Thinker, with a Translation of His Thoughts on Nature and Manifestation of God. INSCRIBED by the Author.

      London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., 1895 - First edition, first printing. Small octavo, 19*13.3cm, xxii+131p+iii. INSCRIBED by the author to Osvald Marshall. A very good hardcover now protected in mylar jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Howard's Guide to Jerusalem and vicinity. with map of Palestine

      1895. HOWARD, Alexander. Howard's Guide to Jerusalem and vicinity. with map of Palestine. 140 pp. Illustrated with folding map. 8vo., bound in publisher's red cloth, recased with new end papers. Jaffa and Jerusalem: Howard's Hotel, [1895].Chevalier Alexander Howard, otherwise known as Iskander Awad, was a local proprietor of two hotels in Jaffa and Jerusalem. He became famous for successfully suing the Baedeker company in the High Court in London for making disparaging remarks about his hotel in Jaffa. Baedekers were ordered to remove the remarks in a judgement which is reprinted at the back of the guide. They not only removed the remarks in the next edition, they in fact deleted all references to both his hotels in their guides.This in the end greatly affected Howard's business and he suffered financial hardship. It is interesting to note in the rear of this guide Howard has included several pages of glowing testimonials for all his hotels. A fine copy of this rare early guide book to Jerusalem.

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        Les Mois: Douze Compositions graves sur bois & imprimées en chromotypographie

      G. De Malherbe, Paris 1895 - Folio size. Contemporary three-quarter vellum-style boards with handmade marbled paper boards, morocco label on spine as well as gilt designs on spine. TWO STATES OF THE ILLUSTRATIONS: 24 chromotypographed plates, two for each month in succession. The first being before type with month only printed, and the second after type, designed for the 1896 calendar of the Parisian department store La Belle Jardiniere. With original gray wrappers (on thick paper) for the "Imprimever Edition," by Malherbe, Paris bound front and rear. Sheets measure 17x241 mm; 12 1/2x9 1/2 inches, images are roughly 209x159mm; 8 1/4x6 1/4 inches (plates before letters are printed on the sheets, those with text cut and mounted to sheets). In the early 1890s Grasset began experimenting with a new form of printing called chromotypography, an early form of photolithography invented by his friend, Firmin Gillot. This calendar was printed in "Gillotage," a version of chromotypography where the plates are engraved on wood and printed on vellum. Covers slightly discolored with one small square at bottom left marked from a stamp, spine gilt rubbed, scattered marginal foxing. Overall very good and plates fine. A very nice set, extremely rare thus, with the calendar plates. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Works of Washington Irving. 40 Volume set. Knickerbocker Edition

      New York: G. P. Putnam, 1895-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. 40 Volume set. 1891-1897. Bound in crushed green Moroccan leather. Gilt spine. Gilt border inlay. Hardcover. TEG. Handsome bindings and covers. Minimal shelfwear. Spine leather slightly darker than boards. Clean, unmarked pages. Contents: [v. 1-2] Alhambra. 1891.--[v. 3-4] Astoria or anecdotes of an enterprise beyond the Rocky Mountains. 1895.--[v. 5-6] The adventures of Captain Booneville and Wolfert's roost. 1895.--[v. 7-8] Bracebridge Hall; or, The humorists. 1896.--[v. 9-13] Life and voyages of Christopher Columbus and the voyages and discoveries of the companions of Columbus. 1892.--[v. 14-15] The Crayon miscellany. 1895.--[v. 16-17] Oliver Goldsmith; a biography. 1855.--[v. 18-19] Chronicle of the conquest of Granada. 1892.--[v. 20-21] Knickerbocker's history of New York. 1893.--[v. 22-24] Mahomet and his successors and Spanish legends. 1896.--[v. 25] Reviews and miscellanies. 1897.--[v. 26-27] Salmagundi; or, The whim-whams and opinions of Launcelot Langstaff, esq. and others (with William Irving and James K. Paulding). 1897.--[v. 28-29] The sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon, gent. 1894.--[v. 30] Spanish papers. 1895.--[v. 31-32] Tales of a traveller. 1895.--[v. 33-40] Life of Washington Irving. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.

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      Paris, Bibliothèque-Charpentier, E. Fasquelle, 1895 - Sensations et Souvenirs par Jean Lorrain (1895). Edition originale avec envoi autographe à Charles Buet. Reliure de l'époque. Rare. Jean LORRAIN SENSATIONS ET SOUVENIRS. Paris, Bibliothèque-Charpentier, E. Fasquelle, 1895 1 volume in-18 (18,5 x 12,5 cm), (4)-322 pages. Reliure de l'époque demi-basane bleue. Bon état général, dos passé viré au vert. Un coin de la reliure est cassé. Intérieur uniformément bruni (papier ordinaire). Les couvertures du brochage n'ont pas été conservées. PRÉCIEUX EXEMPLAIRE DE DÉDICACE OFFERT A CHARLES BUET. Avec cet envoi autographe de Jean Lorrain : "à Charles Buet retrouvé . ces [SENSATIONS ET SOUVENIRS] d'un voyageur oh bien excédé cette fois ! son ami Jean Lorrain" "Fils d'un épicier de Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, Charles Buet fit ses études au collège de Saint Pierre-d’Albigny avant d'étudier brièvement à la Faculté de Lyon, et de devenir correspondant du Courrier des Alpes et du Journal de la Savoie. En 1867, il fut embauché à L'Univers, journal ultramontain et volontiers polémique dirigé par Louis Veuillot. Il subit également l'influence du philosophe catholique Ernest Hello. Buet fit un bref séjour à La Réunion, où il collabora au journal catholique local La Malle et, accusé par des périodiques concurrents d'histoires de mœurs, fut à l'origine d'émeutes qui eurent lieu à la fin novembre 1868, à la suite desquelles il dut quitter l'île. Il publia un ouvrage de souvenirs sur ce séjour (Trois mois à l’île Bourbon, Journal d’un étudiant), ainsi que deux livres sur Madagascar, où il n'était jamais allé. Il voyagea également en Égypte où il rencontra sa future femme, également savoyarde et sœur des explorateurs Ambroise et Jules Poncet. À partir de 1869, il publia de nombreux romans à prétentions morales, des romans historiques, des contes, et fit jouer en 1881 une pièce de théâtre, Le Prêtre, au théâtre de la Porte-Saint-Martin. Profondément catholiques et conservateurs, ses ouvrages sont aujourd'hui souvent oubliés. À Paris, il fréquentait le café Banier, célèbre café littéraire installé alors rue des Saints-Pères et il tenait un salon littéraire avenue de Breteuil (VIIe arrondissement) où il recevait beaucoup d'écrivains catholiques, volontiers polémistes, qui exerçaient sur lui une influence sensible dans ses articles. S'y réunissaient Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly, Léon Bloy (avec qui il se fâcha en 1892 à propos de la tombe de Barbey d'Aurevilly), François Coppée, Joris-Karl Huysmans, Jean Lorrain, Laurent Tailhade, Jean Moréas, l'occultiste Stanislas de Guaïta, la cantatrice sur le retour Roselia Rousseil, mais aussi toute une bohème que ses inclinations politiques portaient davantage vers l'anarchisme, comme Félix Fénéon, Paul et Victor Margueritte ou Oscar Méténier. Sarah Bernhardt y était reçue et Gustave Guiches y a "fait ses classes" d'apprentissage de la vie parisienne. Huysmans, qui a pris Buet comme modèle de M. Chantelouve dans Là-Bas, évoque cette foule hétéroclite et bigarrée : « Le plus bizarre ramas de gens : des cuistres de sacristie et des poètes de caboulots, des journalistes et des acteurs, des partisans de la cause Naundorff et des placiers en sciences louches. Chantelouve était cordial, d'esprit grassouillet, d'entrain pressant. Il inquiétait bien un peu les analystes par son regard de bagne qui passait quelquefois sous les verres fumés de son binocle. »" "Quant à Jean Lorrain, il écrivait à Oscar Méténier au sujet de Buet : « Il est trop laid, trop bas d'instinct, trop sacristain de petite église. Il est vicieux avec gloutonnerie par égoïsme et cochonaillant. »" PRÉCIEUX EXEMPLAIRE DÉVOILANT QUELQUES BRIBES D’AMITIÉ LITTÉRAIRE HYPOCRITE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Almayer's Folly. A Story of an Eastern River.

      London, T. Fisher Unwin. 1895 - First Edition, first issue with all points as called for. 8vo. Publisher's bottle green cloth titled in gilt to spine. Some very light marking and bumping, minor edgewear, slight bumping and light fraying to spine ends. Top edge gilt, all others untrimmed. Internally clean. Conrad's first published work in nicer condition than is usually seen. Set in the late 19th century, the novel charts the life of an impoverished Dutch trader Kaspar Almayer, his search for treasure in the Borneo jungle and his relationship to his mixed heritage daughter Nina. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      New York and London: Printed by the Knickerbocker Press for G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1895. No. 3 of 100 COPIES of the Colorado Edition n. Hardcover. One of 100 Copies on Special Large Paper,Elegantly Bound, and in Outstanding Condition. mm (). Two volumes. No. 3 of 100 COPIES of the Colorado Edition. HANDSOME SCARLET CRUSHED MOROCCO BY ZAEHNSDORF (stamp-signed on front turn-in), covers with gilt triple fillet border, raised bands, spines gilt in double-ruled compartments with anthemion centerpiece in gilt and inlaid black morocco, gilt titling, richly gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. With a folding map of Captain Bonneville's travels, and 28 plates printed on Japon, as called for, all with captioned tissue guards. Text framed in gold. Wagner & Camp 67. Small faintly darkened area at top of front cover of volume II, otherwise AN ESPECIALLY BEAUTIFUL SET IN EXTRAORDINARILY FINE CONDITION, the bindings remarkably lustrous and entirely unworn, and the text and plates pristine. This is an excellent edition, in immaculate condition, of Irving's account of the explorations of Captain Benjamin Bonneville in the American West, offered here in an elegant binding. The French-born Bonneville (1796-1878) obtained a leave of absence from the U. S. Army in 1832 to explore the American West, and he set out from Fort Osage, Missouri, to follow the Oregon Trail. His real purpose, unknown to the Army, was to establish himself in the fur trade, but this objective was frustrated when the powerful Hudson Bay Company refused to do business with him. His party made it to Fort Vancouver in what is now Washington state before turning back eastward. Bonneville did spend considerable time among the Shoshone and Nez Perce tribes, and kept a journal detailing his experiences on the trail. When he returned to New York, he met the writer Washington Irving in the office of his backer, John Jacob Astor, and turned this journal over to the American author. According to ANB, Bonneville's "fame rests largely on the skillful pen" of Irving. "The romantic style Irving employed in 'The Adventures of Captain Bonneville' saved Bonneville from almost certain obscurity and (along with Irving's 'A Tour of the Prairies' and 'Astoria') greatly influenced popular fictional and nonfictional depictions of the fur trade." ANB further observes: "Fundamentally factual, these books, especially 'Bonneville,' romanticize the wilderness, highlighting heroic enterprise, for instance, and adding local color in the form of trappers' stories and Indian lore. All three of the western books were widely read." Irving (1783-1859) was the first American to earn a comfortable living as a writer, and he helped to establish literature as a profession, rather than an avocation, in the new nation. The present edition is attractively printed on luxurious paper and enhanced with illustrations of Western landscapes and life among the Indian tribes.

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        The Stolen Bacillus. And Other Incidents

      London: Methuen, 1895., 1895. FIRST EDITION: Octavo. pp. i, 275 [32]. In publisher's blue cloth, with gilt titles to spine and upper board. Stamp of Hatherop Castle, Gloucestershire to front free end-paper. Some wear to edges and a slight crease running down the length of the spine. Otherwise a very good copy. A series of cynical biological and scientific tales are the basis for H.G.Wells' first collection of Science Fiction stories. Includes 'The Flying Man', 'The Flowering of the Strange Orchid', The remarkable Case of Davidson's Eyes', and 'The Lord of the Dynamos'. Geoffrey H.Wells [6]. Bleiler; Checklist of Fantastic Literature [275]. Shorter New Cambridge Bibliography (Eng.Lit.) 1293-8.

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        Geschichte des Allgäus von den ältesten Zeiten bis zum Beginne des neunzehnten Jahrhunderts

      Kempten, Verlag der Jos. Kösel'schen Buchhandlung, [1881-1895]. - (1.Aufl.), 8° (22x14), 638; 776; 729 S., mit 45 von 46 (davon 7 gefaltete, 2 chromolith Tafeln, 4 chromolith Wappentafeln, 8 farb Trachentafeln) in Lichtdruck und Photolithographie, 2 mehrfach gefaltete Karten und unzählige TextAbb., braune Olnbde mit Deckelillustration, goldDTitel und reicher goldRPräg, abweichende SchnittMarmorierung, Band II: leeres Vorsatzblatt sauber entfernt; Band III: wenige Blatt im Fußschnitt bestossen (kleine Einrisse/knittrig), gepflegte Original-Erhaltung, [Heyd 3711.- Kirchmair, Kösel, 16.- NDB I, 652].--- Band II mit Präge-Exlibirs und Stempel 'Gräflich von Quadt-Isny'sche Bibliothek' --- Fundamentales Standardwerk zur Allgäuer Geschichte mit interessanter Provenienz.--- Der Historiker Baumann (1846-1915) aus Leutkirch war langjähriger Archivar der Fürsten von Fürstenberg in Donaueschingen, 1903 Direktor des Münchner Reichsarchivs, 1908 geadelt.- Ursprünglich in Lieferungen erschienen.-- Im BAND I: die 2 Tafeln Auerberg wohl durch den Buchbinder beschnitten und jeweils nur zur Hälfte vorhanden.- BAND II: Schutzpapier der Rothensteintafel etwas beschädigt, Wagner Kalligraphie-Tafel fehlt.- BAND III: Tafeln und Karten alle vollständig, aber dem Seiten-Verzeichnis abweichend eingebunden.-- [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Watter's Mou'

      London, Constable, 1895, 1895. First Edition. Small 8vo. 165pp. +8pp. ads. Publisher's ribbed blue cloth titled and decorated in gilt to spine and front board. Very good indeed, lightly rubbed and bumped to extremities. Internally clean and fresh. The second title in Constable's Acme Library, following Doyle's Parasite. A nice copy of a scarce title.

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      Macmillan and Co.London. 1895. FIRST BROCK EDITION. 8vo. (7.9 x 5.5 inches). Illustrated throughout with Forty fine line drawings by Brock. A very good bright copy bound in recent full dark red morocco. Spine with five raised bands, the compartments ruled, decorated and lettered in gilt. Single gilt ruled border on boards. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. A lovely copy of this beautifully illustrated edition.

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        Eigenh. Postkarte mit U. (Initialen).

      "München, Cafe Central, Mittwoch Morgen" [15. V. 1895].. 1 S. und Adresse. Bleistift. 8vo.. An seinen Jugendfreund, den späteren Kunsthistoriker und Romanisten Otto Grautoff (1876-1937): "Lieber Grautoff / Eben habe ich Deinen lieben Brief mit großem Wohlgefallen gelesen und danke Dir, indem ich den Empfang bescheinige, herzlich dafür. - Um die Universitätsferien schere ich mich den Teufel. Ich reise, wenn ich Lust habe. Wahrscheinlich schon im Juli, spätestens Anfang August. Du scheinst zu meiner Genugthuung nun selber anzunehmen, daß Du dann noch in - ach so. - Ich hoffe, daß ich bald Muße finden werde, Dir auf den Brief ausführlich zu antworten [...]". - Nach Grautoffs Tod im Pariser Exil erwarb der Verleger Kurt Leo Maschler (1898-1986) die Korrespondenzsammlung von dessen Witwe Erna Grautoff. Nach Maschlers Flucht aus Österreich 1938 wurde der zurückgelassene Bestand von der Gestapo der ÖNB überstellt und von dieser in deren Autographensammlung einsigniert (am unteren Rand der Adreßseite die ÖNB-Signatur von 1939: Autogr. 141/58-11). 1949 wurde die Sammlung an Maschler rückgestellt (vgl. ÖNB, Allg. Verwaltungs- u. Korrespondenzakten 00/1949 A); erworben aus dem Nachlaß Maschler. - T. Mann, Briefe an Otto Grautoff 1894-1901 und Ida Boy-Ed 1903-1928, hg. von Peter de Mendelssohn (Frankfurt a. M. 1975), S. 46. Die Briefe Thomas Manns. Regesten und Register. Bd. I. Briefe 1889-1933, bearb. und hg. von Hans Bürgin u. a. (Frankfurt a. M. 1976) 95/10. Nicht bei T. Mann, Große Frankfurter Ausgabe, Briefe I (1889-1913) (Frankfurt a. M. 2002).

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        History Of Pasadena

      Pasadena History Company, 1895. Hardcover bound in faded black (possibly brown) cloth with gilt title and decoration, boards have beveled edges, illustrated with a folding map and b/w illustrations, 675 pages. Most likely the first edition as the date, (1895) on the title and copyright pages match. The title continues: History Of Pasadena: Comprising An Account Of The Native Indian, The Early Spanish, The Mexican, The American, The Colony, and The Incorporated City. Occupancies of the Rancho San Pasqual, and its Adjacent Mountains, Canyons, Waterfalls and Other Objects of Modern Interest: Being a Complete and Comprehensive Histo-Cyclopedia of all Matters Pertaining to this Region; with Copious Index for Reference. Binding is faded, wear shows in spots along the edges and joints of the spine with a little fraying at the tips of the corners, a little soiled, end papers have been replaced with new floral ones that resemble the old ones, all paper is a little age toned. Images available. USPS tracking used on all domestic shipments. This book weighs over 3 pounds and may need additional postage for Priority or International shipment.. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket.

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        "Die Tempel-Ruinen von Kom-Ombo" originales Aquarell ca.21x31cm auf Malpapier; unten links signiert; um 1895; verso handschriftlich von fremder Hand betitelt "Ruines du Temple de Koum-Ombos Haute Egypte"

      . Das stimmungsvolle Blatt kann auf Wunsch gerne wie sein hier ebenfalls angebotenes Pendant unter Passepartout und hinter Glas in dezenter blattvergoldeter Holzleiste gerahmt (38x48cm) geliefert werden..

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        Photograph of the Football Team of Indian University of Muskogee, Oklahoma

      [Circa 1895]. Albumen photograph. Image size 6.75" x 4.75" mounted on stiff card. Corners of the backing board cut away just slightly affecting a couple of corners but not substantially affecting the image, two faintly visible short cracks in the margins, extending into the image a little, overall very good.Shown are eleven players in two rows either standing or kneeling in front of a backdrop of patterned wallpaper. Dressed in jerseys and padded pants, with one player holding the ball, all players are identified in pencil on the verso with their positions: Brady, Walter Lamar, Alex Yargee, John Phillips, John Meagher, Wm. Merrill, W.B. Wilson, Alex Foreland, Ernest McDaniel, Charlie Moore, and Willie McCombs. The Indian Journal of April 12, 1894 mentions Yargee had "...spent Saturday and Sunday in Eufaula in company with Prof. Brown." The Dawes Final Rolls listing tribal members in 1902 in which the names of Yargee, Phillips, Maegher, and Merrill appear.The Indian University was founded in 1880 by Almon C. Bacone in Tahlequah, Indian Territory. According to the Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture, the school was chartered by the Muscogee-Creek Nation for the purpose of providing a Christian education for American Indians. By 1885, it had been expanded and relocated to Muscogee. Between 1883 and 1895 it graduated 43 students with either bachelor's or master's degrees. It also featured a football team, and played the first Indian Territory football game against Henry Kendall College (later renamed the University of Tulsa). A photograph of the Kendell team exists with the team photographed against the same wallpaper background. It isn't such a large leap to speculate that the portraits were taken at the same time, and mostly likely in commemoration of that first contest. Rare. .

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        A Series of Albumen Photographs Recording an Ascent and Survey of Mount Rainier in August, 1895 with a Large Party, Believed to be First Pictures taken from the Summit

      [Tacoma, Washington: E.A. Lynn Photographic Studio]. 1895. Twenty-three albumen photos each measuring 6.5" x 4.75", each mounted on slightly larger thick card stock, all with captions in ink at lower fore-edge, notations in pencil on verso, each in numbered order, several identifying the subjects on verso in ink, photo with two small brass riveted holes in the upper foredge and bound together with brass chain, all edges gilt. Modest occasional scuffing and minor rubbing, else a near fine set.In August of 1895, Walter Marsh Bosworth, Ellison A. Lynn, Fred Cowden, Howard Fries, William Love, and Fred Evans climbed Mount Rainier, and were trapped in blizzard conditions. However they managed to survive the storm, trapped at the Camp of the Clouds at 12,000 feet. Bosworth's Survey was reported later to the Secretary of the Interior, and Hartman was instrumental in pushing for the formation of Mt. Rainier National Park.This collection of albumen photographs taken by Lynn records the ascent of Mount Rainier in August, 1895. Bosworth and Evans had spent the month of August exploring and mapping the south side of Mount Rainier. They had organized an ascent to the summit with Lynn, Fries, Cowden, and Love, with Lynn intent on being the first person to bring back photographs from the summit of Mt. Rainier.The party arranged to travel with Peter Hartman, Harry Copeland, and their families to Paradise Valley, Longmire Springs, and then Camp Alta Vista before the ascent party continued on to the summit of the mountain. The captioned images include the mouth of Paradise Glacier; the Hartmans and Copelands in camp and hunting at Camp Alta Vista (7000 feet); Love crossing a crevasse with an alpine pick ax; Love and Fries rounding Gibraltar Rock at 12,000 feet; a view of Liberty Cap on the North side of Mount Rainier; as well as an excellent photo showing Bosworth, Fries, Love, Cowden, and Lynn leaving for the ascent (with an additional ink notation indicating that Bosworth, Lynn, and Cowden succeeded in making the summit).The three photos taken from the top of the crater show Mount St. Helens and Mount Adams; another of the Columbia Crest from the North side; and Mount Adams from the West side of the crater. Of particular interest are the excellent photos of the head of the Nisqually Glacier, the descent down to its mouth, the mouth of the glacier itself, and one of Fries hanging above a crevasse on Nisqually Glacier.The expedition received some notoriety because of their homing pigeon reports received August 5, 1895 that they were nearly frozen at 12,000 feet from a blowing gale, and that Love and Fries were unable to continue the climb, and Bosworth, Cowden, and Lynn would attempt the ascent of the summit. The homing pigeons were delayed by a day due to fires and smoke in the forest below. Bosworth was a noted civil engineer and surveyor who had surveyed and filed plat maps in much of Pierce, Thurston, and Whatcom counties from 1889 to 1893. After his survey and explorations of Mt. Rainier in 1895, he became the Chief Engineer of the Tacoma Interurban Railway. He eventually returned to private practice, and worked as a surveyor until 1924 when he became the Tacoma City Engineer. Hartman was a well-known and well-connected Seattle attorney who was a very influential voice in pushing for the creation of Mount Rainier National Park. He described in his 1935 address to the Washington Good Roads Association how during the 1895 trek with Copeland, their families, Bosworth, and the others to Mount Rainier, they had witnessed vandals purposely setting forest fires which were destroying the majestic trees. He determined then that he would devote his energies to ensuring that he would work towards establishing a National Park to protect the natural beauty of the area. Using the Bosworth and Evans survey, as well as other data, he worked with Washington Congressman James Hamilton Lewis to push a bill through the U.S. Congress. His law firm worked on establishing the boundaries, and specifically drew them to exclude certain sections which were being mined by the Longmire families, or others. Hartman was responsible for assuring the support of the influential Republican Congressman Joseph Cannon, Chairman of the Appropriations Committee - with whom he had a personal relationship. If Cannon allowed the bill to be passed and eventually signed by McKinley, he would not ask for additional funds from Congress to maintain the park until Cannon left office. The bill passed both houses and was signed by McKinley in March, 1899. Hartman also served as the President of the Board of Regents for the University of Washington from 1904-1909, and was instrumental in organizing the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition in 1909.Copeland was a noted architect who was supervising the construction of the State Capitol Building in Olympia. After the project stalled he returned to New York and worked on several buildings there, but did finally return to Washington State in 1912 to supervise the construction of the capitol for Wilder and White. He also designed buildings for Governor Lister, and later the Walla Walla County Courthouse. Lynn Photographic Studios was the successor to I.G. Davidson Studios, for which Lynn had become the manager in 1892, and then established later as his own. He continued to operate for the next three decades in Tacoma as a portrait studio photographer, and even opened a branch in Seattle. In 1910, he became the vice president of the Photographers Association of the Pacific Northwest, Washington. See: San Francisco Chronicle, August 5, 1895; "John P. Hartman, Creation of Mount Rainier National Park" (1935); "Harry L. Copeland, Pioneer Architect" in The Architect & Engineer, December, 1930 .

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        The Jungle Book and The Second Jungle Book

      London: Macmillan and Company, 1895. London: Macmillan and Company, 1894 and 1895. A Magnificent Set Of The First Editions. Rudyard Kipling. THE JUNGLE BOOK. Illustrations by J.L. Kipling and W.H. Drake, P.H. Frenzeny, published London: Macmillan and Co., 1894. First edition. Seventeen black and white full-full page illustrations throughout Including frontispiece. Rudyard Kipling. THE SECOND JUNGLE BOOK. Illustrations by J. Lockwood Kipling, C.I.E. London: Macmillan and Co., 1895. First edition. Black and white text illustrations throughout, sixteen decorated initials, to pages, The classic jungle books illustrated largely by W.H. Drake and J.Lockwood Kipling (the father of Rudyard Kipling). Two volumes. small octavo. Esquisitely bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe for Aspery in full green crushed morocco with pictorial color onlays to each covers of maroon and gray morocco with gilt floral decorations, (The Jungle Book) Hathi, the elephant. Begheera, the mongoose. (The Second Jungle Books) color onlays of Akela, the wolf. Kaa, the python. Spine with five raised bands, decoratvely tooled and lettered in gilt, all edges gilt and turn-ins, decorative marbled endpaper, housed in a leather and coth clam shell box. The stories tell mostly an indian boy who is raised by wolves from infancy and who learns self-sufficiency and wisdom from the jungle animals and the justice and natural order of life in the jungle.

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