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        The TIME Has COME, The WALRUS SAID, To TALK Of MANY THINGS. The Society of the Philistines. Thursday Evening. December Nineteenth, 1895. In Honor of Mr. Stephen Crane.

      [Elbert Hubbard, The Roycroft Printing Shop],, [East Aurura, N.Y.]: 1895 - Front wrapper with wood engraving, signed Collin (?), identical to that on the cover of "A Souvenir and a Medley". Post-dinner printed momento for this evening given in Crane's honor, which publishes [pp 3 - 6] diver quips by those invited but unable to attend, which included Charles Dudley Warner, Maurice Thomposon, Irving Bacheller, Charles F. Lummis, Richard Harding Davis, Bliss Carman, Hamlin Garland, William Dean Howells, Daniel Appleton & Ambrose Bierce. Publisher info from BAL. Very scarce in the trade. General wear & soiling, with some spot staining. Faint horizontal fold-line. An About VG copy. Printed self wrappers, with burgundy cord tie. Housed in a custom blue cloth case. 9" x 6". 1st printing (BAL 4072; Williams & Starrett, pp. 153 - 154). Not recorded by McKenna. Unpaginated, though 8 pp. Dinner menu p. 7. Untitled 11-line poem by Crane, "I have heard the sunset song of the birches" [first line], p. 8. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Autograph Manuscript, signed, fair copy, of the lyrics to "Ben Bolt", with an Autograph Note of explanation

      N.p., 1895. 5 stanzas of verse with 7-line note. 2 pp., on two sheets of blank stantionery. 8vo. Fine. 5 stanzas of verse with 7-line note. 2 pp., on two sheets of blank stantionery. 8vo. Author of "Ben Bolt", New Jersey Congressman, and Enemy of Poe. Thomas Dunn English (1819-1902) was a proilific author of poems, ballads, and novels; he also server two terms in the U.S. Congress as a Representative from New Jersey; but his fame as a writer rests on the ballad in wrote in 1843, "Ben Bolt." First published in Nathaniel Parker Willis' magazine, NEW YORK MIRROR, "Ben Bolt" was set to music many times and became very popular, especiallly in the version set to a tune by Nelson Kneass. In his note appended to this transcription of the poem, English writes: "The foregoing stanzas are as they originally appeared in Willis & Morris's NEW YORK NEW MIRROR, in the year 1843. Though they have been set to music eight tiimes, the only popular melody was the one take from a German air, by Kneass. The words there - three stanzas only being taken - are very much mutilated.""It was hugely successful at the time, but had a new lease of life as the song that Trilby O'Ferrall sings in the novel TRILBY (1894) by George du Maurier. It is described in the novel as an 'unsophisticated little song,' but when Trilby performs it under the influence of the sinister hypnotist Svengali it reawakens a 'cosmic vision of the beauty and sadness of things' in her former lover Little Billee." (Derek B. Scott, THE SINGING BOURGEOIS: SONGS OF THE VICTORIAN DRAWING ROOM AND PARLOUR. Aldershot, Hampshire; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2001).Ironically, "Ben Bolt" being a tribute to a long-lasting friendship, English is also remembered as the bitter foe of his former friend, Edgar Allan Poe. The two had a falling out which resulted in a fist fight, as well as a long running literary feud.

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        A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE JAPANESE EMPIRE: Being a classified List of All Books, Essays and Maps in European Languages Relating to Dai Nihon [Great Japan], published in Europe, America & in the East, from 1894-1906.

      EXCEPTIONALLY USEFUL AND COPIUS EARLY BIBLIOGRAPHY ON JAPAN London 1895, - Kegan/Tokyo 1907, Maruzen. Black cloth, 2 vols.set, vols. 1 & 2 only, leather labels on front covers, veryclean,bright set,indices, vol.1 a.e.g., small college stamp lower page edge, Pason J. Treat's signed copy. R A R E Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        In purpurner Finsterniß. Roman-Improvisation aus dem dreißigsten Jahrhundert.

      Berlin, Verein für Freies Schriftthum, (1895)., 1895.. 359 Seiten., 8°. blaue goldgeprägte OLeinwand., Hardcover/Pappeinband Zustand gebraucht, Selten !!!! Einband leicht angeschmutzt, Papier gebräunt, Ecken leicht bestoßen, gut..

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        The Lark, Nos. 1-24 [with] The Epi-Lark

      25 original parts. San Francisco: William Doxey, 1895-1897. 25 original parts, including Epi-lark, each either folded, stitched, or stapled. With publisher?s indexes to ?Book The First: Nos. 1-12? and ?Book The Second: Nos. 13-24? and publisher?s advertisement for Book The Second. With supplements to No. 1 (portrait of Pico Della Mirandola), No. 2 (portrait of Robert Louis Stevenson), and No. 22 (song sheet, ?Vals de Monterey Viejo?). No. 22 is inscribed ?Florence Paul - Compliments of Gelett Burgess.? Expectable browning and edge wear to all issues. Approx. 8 issues have pink or green stains to outside edge. No. 9 has 0.5? x 1? tear with loss to text block. Three other issues have small tears not affecting text block, first publisher?s index has extensive fold-tears but no loss. Housed in a custom portfolio with slip case. More commonly found bound in 2 vols., rare in original parts as here. A complete run of San Francisco?s original Bohemian ?zine,? written and illustrated by Gelett Burgess and his fellow irreverent aesthetes, ?Les Jeunes,? including Maynard Dixon, Porter Garnett and Ernest Peixotto. The first issue contains Burgess? immortal verse, ?Purple Cow,? and the last, fittingly, his regretful revocation: ?Ah, yes, I wrote the "Purple Cow"?" / I'm Sorry, now, I wrote it; / But I can tell you Anyhow / I'll Kill you if you Quote it!?

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        The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in eight volumes, 8 vols.

      J. Shiells & Co., London 1895 - Eight volumes, complete. Small octavos, deluxe binding with extremely bright chestnut brown morocco, raised bands, gilt titles and gilt floral decorations on spines, gilt top edges, marbled endpapers, 24 photogravure plates, about a Near Fine set, minor age-toning or tanning to the pages, a hint of rubbing or wear to the edges of the covers. A very attractive set! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Geschichte der Familien Mylius, genealogisch-biographische Familienchronik der Mylius aller Zeiten und aller Länder. Mit 3 Wappentafeln und zahlreichen in den Text gedruckten Porträts.

      Selbstverlag, Buttstädt 1895.. gr.8°, Leinwandeinband, 352 Seiten, s-w-Abb., ausklappbare Stammtafel, 3 Wappentafeln. Rücken an Kante zum Vordedeckel oben vorne mit Läsur (2cm), Einband berieben, wenige Randanstreichungen, eine Wappentafel recte mit Stiftstrich, Deckel vorne etwas gelockert, Kanten minim bestossen, sonst gut

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        Quaint Korea.

      Osgood, McIlvaine & Co.,, London, 1895 - 8vo. viii, 306pp. Original cloth, edges & end-paper spotted. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE THIRD VOLUME

      Cassell 1895 - First American edition. No British title or publisher reference can be found. Hume copyrighted the book in 1894 but the publication date for Cassell, New York, 1895 is the only reference located ( Hubin). A VERY GOOD+ book, with general age soiling to the light green boards. Red decorations and gilt lettering bright and un-faded. Trace of rubbing to bottom of spine. Corners crisp, binding square, hinges tight, no foxing. no damp, etc. etc. An often overlooked BIBLIOMYSTERY from the author of "The Mystery Of A Hansom Cab" (Haycraft -Queen cornerstone). Letters threatening blackmail arrive which prompts the release of a document labeled "The Larcher Affair" documenting an unsolved murder from 25 years ago. To confound matters the circumstances surrounding the murder have become the basis of a new three volume book of fiction that is now the "talk of literary London" Laid in is a clipped and mounted SIGNATURE of the author. See our selection of other bibliomysteries. ** Media mail available to the USA** [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Temple Israel Pulpit. Selected Addresses. Second Series

      Philp Cowen, New York, N.Y, 1895 - This volume is the "second series" One earlier volume, "first series" was published in 1894 and one later volume, "third series" was pubiished in 1896. See Singerman JUDAICA AMERICANA #4682. A very rare item. Original brown binding with gilt lettering on front board and spine. Some of the pages are a bit loose in the binding and a couple are detached. Thee pages have light underlining. See scans. Binding is not tight. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        NOVELS OF JANE AUSTEN - 5 VOLUMES

      - AUSTEN,JANE. NOVELS OF JANE AUSTEN - 5 VOLUMES. London: Macmillan & Co. 1895-1897. 5 volumes, 8vo (5 1/4 x 7 1/2"), matching red cloth with extensive gilt floral decoration on cover and spine, all edges gilt, pictorial yellow endpapers, introductions in each volume by Austin Dobson, owner name, VG or better as follows: Pride and Prejudice 1895, spine dull else VG+. 40 black and white plates by Charles E. Brock. Sense and Sensibility 1896, spine slightly dull else near Fine. 40 black and white plates by Hugh Thomson. Emma 1897, spine slightly dull else near Fine. 40 black and white plates by Hugh Thomson. Mansfield Park 1897. spine slightly dull else near Fine. 40 black and white plates by Hugh Thomson Northanger Abbey & Persuasion 1897, spine dull and slightly soiled else VG. 40 black and white plates by Hugh Thomson. A wonderful set of Austen in lovely trade bindings. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Photo Album]: Images of Vergennes, Vermont and Lake Champlain; New Hampshire, Gerrish Island and Camden, Maine

      [circa 1895-1905]. Commercially produced blank album measuring 10.5" x 12" with associated loose photos. Bound in half-leather and cloth boards, white silk moire endpapers. The entire collection consists of 153 photographs, with 69 tipped-in on the album boards and 84 loose prints. Most are platinum prints (including two cyanotypes) measuring about 7.5" x 4.5", with some dozens or so ranging in size from 1.5" x 4" to 6" x 8". Included are a few variant outdoor shots of the same or similar subject that have been trimmed into odd panoramic sizes. The album is neatly split in thirds at the spine with some scattered soiling to the exposed boards, thus good only, some laid-in images with scattered nicks and short tears at the edges, overall very good.Beautifully composed photographs taken by an unknown photographer, most likely a woman, from the town of Vergennes, Vermont. Images of the town's streets and houses taken at the height of its industrial boom in the late 19th Century, with many interior studies of women reading, outdoor and landscape views of mostly women in the surrounding countryside and creeks, and boating on Lake Champlain. Many other images of women vacationing and sailing off the Maine coast at Gerrish Island and Camden, and at leisure in a New Hampshire wood. Included is one photograph of four women in a wood, one of whom is reaching her left hand behind a large format camera, which suggests that the photographer might be her. An immensely appealing collection of images by this unknown Vermont artist. .

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        Almanack for 1895

      George Routledge and Sons, London, 1895., 1895. 76 x 103 mm, with frontispiece, pictorial title, 12 illustrations with inset text, and 4 further illustrations depicting the seasons. A note on postage in the UK. Publisher's cream cloth with illustrations and titles to both boards. Plain cream dust wrapper with brown ink titles. All edges gilt. Fine. Now housed in a brown cloth clamshell case with an acid free felt inner.

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        FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE EIN KÄMPFER GEGEN SEINE ZEIT

      Emil Felber, Weimar 1895 - (III)-IX, (3), 125, (3) pp. Original grey decorated wrappers printed in blue. Title on frontrwapper and spine. Uncut. Some (10 mm) material missing at tail of spine. Rarely seen in this original state, even the title on spine being present. At the time of the publication Steiner taught philosophy lessons to EFN. Krummel 405. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Pride and Prejudice. With a preface by George Saintsbury and Illustrations by Hugh Thomson. Allen Peacock Edition

      London George Allen 1895. G: in Good condition without dust jacket. Cover rubbed with some edge wear. Previous owner inscription on half-title. Occasional foxing Reprint Blue hardback cloth cover with peacock design in gilt 180mm x 130mm (7" x 5"). xxvii, 476pp.

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        Pride and Prejudice

      George Allen, Ruskin House, 156 Charing Cross Road, 1895. Hardcover. Fair/No Dustjacket. 1895. 476 pages. No dust jacket. green, decorative cloth with gilt lettering. Illustrations by Hugh Thompson and preface by George Saintsbury.Hinges cracked exposing netting. Mild foxing throughout. Noticeable tanning and handling marks with scuffing to endpapers and intermittent dog-eared corners. Gilt trim along page edges with light yet noticeable scuffing and fading towards block-edge.Moderate rubbing and scuffing along spine with splits along edges, chipping at ends and mild fraying. More faded along spine than to boards. Noticeable bumping, rubbing and scuffing to spine ends and to corners with noticeable rubbing and wear along edges and over surfaces. Slight denting at top of front board with light scoring at rear.

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        Pride and Prejudice With a preface by George Saintsbury and Illustrations by Hugh Thomson Allen Peacock Edition

      London: George Allen. G: in Good condition without dust jacket. Cover rubbed with some edge wear. Previous owner inscription on half-title. Occasional foxing. 1895. Reprint. Blue hardback cloth cover with peacock design in gilt. 180mm x 130mm (7" x 5"). xxvii, 476pp. .

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        Autograph Manuscript, signed, fair copy, of the lyrics to "Ben Bolt", with an Autograph Note of explanation

      N.p., 1895. 5 stanzas of verse with 7-line note. 2 pp., on two sheets of blank stantionery. 8vo. Fine. 5 stanzas of verse with 7-line note. 2 pp., on two sheets of blank stantionery. 8vo. Author of "Ben Bolt", New Jersey Congressman, and Enemy of Poe. Thomas Dunn English (1819-1902) was a proilific author of poems, ballads, and novels; he also server two terms in the U.S. Congress as a Representative from New Jersey; but his fame as a writer rests on the ballad in wrote in 1843, "Ben Bolt." First published in Nathaniel Parker Willis' magazine, NEW YORK MIRROR, "Ben Bolt" was set to music many times and became very popular, especiallly in the version set to a tune by Nelson Kneass. In his note appended to this transcription of the poem, English writes: "The foregoing stanzas are as they originally appeared in Willis & Morris's NEW YORK NEW MIRROR, in the year 1843. Though they have been set to music eight tiimes, the only popular melody was the one take from a German air, by Kneass. The words there - three stanzas only being taken - are very much mutilated." "It was hugely successful at the time, but had a new lease of life as the song that Trilby O'Ferrall sings in the novel TRILBY (1894) by George du Maurier. It is described in the novel as an 'unsophisticated little song,' but when Trilby performs it under the influence of the sinister hypnotist Svengali it reawakens a 'cosmic vision of the beauty and sadness of things' in her former lover Little Billee." (Derek B. Scott, THE SINGING BOURGEOIS: SONGS OF THE VICTORIAN DRAWING ROOM AND PARLOUR. Aldershot, Hampshire; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2001). Ironically, "Ben Bolt" being a tribute to a long-lasting friendship, English is also remembered as the bitter foe of his former friend, Edgar Allan Poe. The two had a falling out which resulted in a fist fight, as well as a long running literary feud.

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        Pride and Prejudice. With a preface by George Saintsbury and Illustrations by Hugh Thomson. Allen Peacock Edition

      London: George Allen. G: in Good condition without dust jacket. Cover rubbed with some edge wear. Previous owner inscription on half-title. Occasional foxing. 1895. Reprint. Blue hardback cloth cover with peacock design in gilt. 180mm x 130mm (7" x 5"). xxvii, 476pp. .

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        The Story of Rosina and Other Verses

      Kegan, Paul, Trench, Trubner, London 1895 - Maroon cloth boards with titles and elaborate decoration in gilt on upper board and spine, t.e.g., board edges beveled, in the publisher's printed paper dust-wrapper; pp. xiii; 120, plus frontis and 21 b/w plates, and additional headpieces throughout. Corners bumped, offsetting to endpages, chip to the bottom of p. xiii, else clean and bright; the jacket is sunned at the spine, with chips out at the spine tips and corners [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Original Photographs]: Two Portraits of a Young Woman

      Richmond, Virginia 1895 - Two very rare portrait photographs taken by James Conway Farley, now recognized as America's first prominent African-American photographer, taken at his studio in Richmond, Virginia. Both are cabinet cards in fine condition (measuring 3.25" x 5"), with blind stamped borders and the studio name printed in maroon: "Jefferson Art Gallery, 523 Broad Street, Richmond, Va." Each portrait is of the same unidentified young woman wearing a different fashionable dress and hat. She appears to be in her twenties, and possibly of mixed race. Both photographs were likely taken not long after Farley opened his studio, "The Jefferson" in 1895. A historically important, scarce survival.

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        The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in eight volumes, 8 vols

      London: J. Shiells & Co.. 1895. First printing. Hardcover. Near Fine. Eight volumes, complete. Small octavos, deluxe binding with extremely bright chestnut brown morocco, raised bands, gilt titles and gilt floral decorations on spines, gilt top edges, marbled endpapers, 24 photogravure plates, about a Near Fine set, minor age-toning or tanning to the pages, a hint of rubbing or wear to the edges of the covers. A very attractive set!

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        Oneota Expedition

      America 1895 - Mottled black cloth, "Photographs" gilt-stamped in script on front board; oblong 4to (12 x 10.5 inches); unpaginated, contains 22 heavy cardstock light grey leaves, each with 4 b/w photographs (albumens) mounted to recto and verso ,and labelled by hand -- nearly 100 photographs in all. Boards a bit scuffed; lightly frayed at extremities; leaves bound with rope at spine ends, with rope missing from head of spine. A few photographs a little faded or over-exposed, but all are legible, and some are lovely. A collection of photographs of geological and ornithological interest, taken in the summer of 1895, possibly as a school project, as it also includes a few images of typical college silliness. The overall tone of the colletion is serious and studied, with every location named and dated -- includes Decorah, the Iowa River, the dams at Terill's Mill and Coralville, Dubuque, a steamboat on the Mississippi, and more, recording bridges, banks, buildings, quarries, and streets. The animals encountered along the way also get their due, a flying squirrel, a series of snakes, and a pretty photograph of a dead red-tailed hawk. A baseball game between S. U. I. and Luther College is taken from a distance, which is typical of the interests of our compiler, who is more careful to note "cross lamination in carboniferous sandstone at Wyoming hill" than he is to record the names of his friends, though some of the fun of college does manage to find its way in. A few buddies are named as they drag their boat through the Oneota river (Bartsch, Joe Allen, Fitz), and there are some candid photographs of students "at Overholt's," attending an athletic field day, collecting golf ball sized hail stones after a storm and -- the college classic -- a roommate, cleaning his feet, in an impossibly messy room. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Manufacture of Explosives - A Theoretical and Practical Treatise on the History, The Physical and chemical Properties and the Manufacture of Explosives

      London: Whittaker and Co.. Good condition only with very strong signs of staining to the cover. Binding in firm condition. Interior excellent ! Very Rare Historical Publication on Explosives - here the more valuable second Volume !!. Volum II only. London, Whittaker and Co., 1895. 8°. XII, 444 pages. With 181 illustrations. Original Hardcover. Good condition only with very strong signs of staining to the cover. Binding in firm condition. Interior excellent ! Very Rare Historical Publication on Explosives - here the more valuable second Volume !! Including for example the following chapters: Gun - Cotton / Preparation of the Raw Cotton / Extraction of teh Acid / Compressed Gun-Cotton / Pyro-Paper / Schultze Powder / Nitro-Starch / Fulminating Sugar / Properties of Nitro-Glycerin / Physical properties / The Application of Nitro-Glycerin / Explosives from Aromatic Hydro-Carbons etc. / Fulminate of Mercury / Manufacture / Dynamite / Properties of Dynamite / Blasting Gelatine / Gelatine Dynamite / Sprengel's Explosives and Safety Blasting Materials / Smokeless Powders etc. etc./ Caps and Detonators / Marcel Deprez's Manometric Balances / Storage and Carriage of Explosives / Testing Dynamite, Vlasting Gelatine and other Explosives / Bibliography of Explosives / Alphabetical Subject Index.

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        Oneota Expedition

      America, 1895. Hardcover. Very Good. Mottled black cloth, "Photographs" gilt-stamped in script on front board; oblong 4to (12 x 10.5 inches); unpaginated, contains 22 heavy cardstock light grey leaves, each with 4 b/w photographs (albumens) mounted to recto and verso ,and labelled by hand -- nearly 100 photographs in all. Boards a bit scuffed; lightly frayed at extremities; leaves bound with rope at spine ends, with rope missing from head of spine. A few photographs a little faded or over-exposed, but all are legible, and some are lovely. A collection of photographs of geological and ornithological interest, taken in the summer of 1895, possibly as a school project, as it also includes a few images of typical college silliness. The overall tone of the colletion is serious and studied, with every location named and dated -- includes Decorah, the Iowa River, the dams at Terill's Mill and Coralville, Dubuque, a steamboat on the Mississippi, and more, recording bridges, banks, buildings, quarries, and streets. The animals encountered along the way also get their due, a flying squirrel, a series of snakes, and a pretty photograph of a dead red-tailed hawk. A baseball game between S. U. I. and Luther College is taken from a distance, which is typical of the interests of our compiler, who is more careful to note "cross lamination in carboniferous sandstone at Wyoming hill" than he is to record the names of his friends, though some of the fun of college does manage to find its way in. A few buddies are named as they drag their boat through the Oneota river (Bartsch, Joe Allen, Fitz), and there are some candid photographs of students "at Overholt's," attending an athletic field day, collecting golf ball sized hail stones after a storm and -- the college classic -- a roommate, cleaning his feet, in an impossibly messy room.

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        Autograph letter signed.

      Paris, 19 and 20 Nov. 1895.. 4to (203 x 130 mm). 4 pp.. In French. On November 19, Zola writes to his wife: "I see that your day on Saturday was well spent: a visit at the curiosities merchants, lunch with the Luzzattos, a visit in the Coliseum, dinner at the Embassy. And how you pressed yourself to get double the benefit! You speak of leaving Rome Tuesday evening, that is, today. You will thus not have received the letter in which I advised you to stay until the Consistory. You have to return in the end, if you have had enough. Only, I am a bit embarrassed about my letters, as you didn t send me the dispatch I asked you to send three days before you leave Rome. I'll take the chance and continue to write you at the Grand Hotel, from where my letters will no doubt be forwarded to you. Today I did up my first small packages and sent the first two chapters of Rome to the translators. Caponi will have these two chapters in his hands this evening, with the authorization to begin in La Tribuna of December 23. I haven't seen Caponi again; the seven hundred francs are embarrassing to him. I have negotiated everywhere for Rome except with Spain and America. Spain will come, but I doubt very much that America will this time. That will make a hole. All the same, I am counting on the translations bringing in thirty to forty thousand francs, which is a reasonable figure. After my lunch, Jules having told me the masons had finished their work in the old pit, I went down to see. That will make a superb cellar, much bigger than our old wine cellar. It will be cooler than the one we re using now; and you could store wine there. But I think it ought rather to be made into a coal cellar. One could easily store thirty or forty thousand kilogrammes there if there were a real reason for buying coal en gros, in great quantity. You will see. I took the liberty of opening a letter addressed in your name and stamped with a stamp of Lagesse; and I was right, for it contained simply a receipt for two hundred francs that he no doubt owed you. Giacomelli has lost his wife. I am sending him your card and mine, with a word of sympathy. The day was quite cold and foggy. This is decidedly villainous weather. As soon as you are back, we will really move into our winter quarters. I forgot to say regarding the new cellar that the work on everything having to do with the other rooms is going to begin shortly. The architect of the house had a long meeting with the architect of no. 23, for it seems that there are very complicated questions about the wall in between. Happily, we didn t take it inside. But I will be content when our rooms upstairs are also finished. And that s all for today. Our journal is about to end, for your return is near. For me, your letters were a great pleasure every morning and I am happy to think that mine followed you everywhere, reminding you that the house was waiting for you and that you have an old and good friend there who loves you and in spite of everything dreams of your happiness as if it were his own. Monsieur Din just made me rage. He had stayed under... and I looked for him everywhere. I told him you were about to return, and I think he understood...". The following day, on the 20th, Zola writes: "This morning I received your letter in which you fixed your return for Monday. If thus you keep this date and if you don t stay in Rome until the Consistory, this letter is the last you will be able to receive in Rome, as it will arrive Friday morning and you should be leaving on Friday evening, according to the data you gave me. Thus, I am embarrassed as to an address for the letter I ll write you this evening and which will depart tomorrow. I m going to await your letter of tomorrow, and I ll make my decision if you have stuck to yours. In this case, this letter would be the last which I would send you to Rome, and I would address the one this evening to Turin, general delivery. By the way, I think Monday is an excellent date for your return".

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        FABLES CHOISIES DE J.P. CLARIS DE FLORIAN. Ilustrees Par DesArtists Japonais Souos La Direction de P. Barboutau.

      A STUNNINGLY BEAUTIFUL COLOR WOODBLOCK PRINTED CRAPE BOOK Paris [1895] - , Marpon. Stiff wrs., woodblock printed covers,14 color woodcuts in Oban sizes, deuxieme serie, [18p.],34 x 24 cm., printed on hand-made Torinoko paper, very good,minor rubbing.FIRST EDITION LIMITED EDITION OF 190 COPIES Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

      [Bookseller: RARE ORIENTAL BOOK CO., ABAA, ILAB]
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        Le Mémorial historique et géographique de la patisserie contenant 2200 recettes de pâtisserie, glaces et liqueurs. Orné de gravures dans le texte. Avec anecdotes et biographies des grands Auteurs de la gastronomie, un portrait du marquis de Cussy, un d'Antoine Carême, un de Grimod de la Reynière, celui de Jules Gouffé et une lettre autographe d'Antonin Carême 1832.

      Chez l'Auteur,, (Paris), 1895 - In-8° (225x139mm), pp. XI, XXXII, 605, legatura contemporanea al volume in m. pelle rossa con titolo e fregi in oro su dorso a nervi. Piatti e sguardie marmorizzate. Numerose silografie intercalate n.t. e 4 ritratti silografici f.t. (del marchese de Cussy, di Antonin Carême, di de Grimod de la Reynière, di Jules Gouffé). Fra le pp. 504-505, tre pagine di facsimile di una lettera autografa del 1832 del gastronomo Antonin Carême. Firma in facsimile dell'autore al verso dell'occhietto. Al foglio del titolo l'indicazione dell'indirizzo parigino del Lacam è corretta con un'annotazione manoscritta del tempo da rue de Paris, Vincennes in 43 rue Montorgueil. Al margine inferiore del frontespizio, etichetta editoriale con annuncio di un "vient de paraitre" gastronomico. Ottimo esemplare con il solo difetto di aloni marginali a svariate pagine. Terza edizione e terzo migliaio di classica opera di pasticceria, uno dei lavori fondamentali in tale materia, che godette di grande fortuna tra la fine del XIX secolo e gli inizi del XX. La trattazione contiene oltre 2200 ricette, oltre ad aneddoti e biografie dei grandi gastronomi e pasticceri dell'epoca, e riguarda i dolci, i gelati, gli "entremets", gli sciroppi, le gelatine, le conserve di frutta, le puree, le marmellate, i timballi, etc. Il Lacam (1836-1902), nativo di Saint-Amand-de-Belvès, fu pasticcere del principe di Monaco Carlo III, membro dell'Académie de cuisine e tra le più importanti autorità in materia del suo tempo, insignito del diploma d'onore nel 1891, '92, '93, '94. Fu autore di apprezzatissime opere come il "Patissier-Glacier" e "Le mémorial des glaces" e fu creatore di numerosi dolci. Cfr. Oberlé, 243. Manca al Vicaire, "Bibliographie gastronomique". Cfr. Bitting, pp. 267-68 (cita solo il "Mémorial des Glaces"). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Discovery of Australia. A Critical, Documentary and Historic Investigation Concerning the Priority of Discovery in Australasia by Europeans before the arrival of Lieut. James Cook, in the "Endeavour", in the year 1770

      Sydney: Hayes Brothers, 1895. Quarto, with numerous maps (some folding), plates and text illustrations, original cloth; some spotting of the top edge of the text block, yet an unusually attractive copy of a book typically found in average condition. The hermit of Berowra. One of the best known and eccentric accounts of early European discovery, using the Dieppe maps as proof of early Portuguese mapping of all but the south coast of Australia in the early sixteenth century.George Collingridge (1847-1931) was a remarkable amateur historian and artist who emigrated to Australia in 1879 following a turbulent life of travel and adventure, including service in the papal forces against Garibaldi. A skilled wood engraver who worked for the Illustrated Sydney News, he later settled in Hornsby to pursue his feverish interest in Australian maritime history.Through this exhaustively researched and still impressive work he sought to prove that Portuguese mariners had discovered and mapped Australia in the sixteenth-century long before the Dutch; it was published in 1895, the same year that he settled in Hornsby and built a sandstone cottage called, of course, "Jave-la-Grande". Despite the rejection of his thesis by several of his contemporaries, Collingridge's fluency in Spanish and Portuguese, and the astonishing array of materials he examined, means that The Discovery of Australia remains an important attempt to prove a radical theory and 'it is now increasingly recognized that the cartographical core of his argument deserves more serious consideration than it received from orthodox Australian historians' (ADB). He was made knight commander of the Portuguese Order of St. James of the Sword in 1908.

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        Book-Lover's Almanac for the Year 1896

      Duprat & Co, The De Vinne Press, New York 1895 - Superbly bound by Riviere in full chestnut brown crushed morocco with elegant Nouveau stylized gilt flower sprays, stems and leaves covering much of both covers, gilt stippling and ruling, similar motif on spine. Limited Edition of only 100 Copies on Japan Vellum. Five plates, illustrations throughout, woodcut borders. Binding shows strong Cobden-Sanderson influence. Near fine. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        TRILBY (In Original PUBLISHER'S PRINTED DUST JACKET)

      London: Osgood, McIlvaine, 1895. Du Maurier, George. TRILBY. A Novel. London: Osgood, McIlvaine, 1895. 141 illustrations by the author including frontispiece. FIRST ENGLISH ONE-VOLUME EDITION AND FIRST ILLUSTRATED EDITION preceded only by the 1894 non-illustrated three-volume first edition which is rarely seen today. A FINE copy (gilt blazing bright) in a VERY GOOD example of the extremely uncommon ORIGINAL PUBLISHER'S PRINTED DUSTJACKET which is a little chipped along the bottom edge, and at two small points near the top. But there is no loss to any of the lettering or the design. Two very small pieces of archival tape can be found on the verso of the DJ. Du Maurier (1834-1896) was one of the most successful illustrators of the last half of the Victorian era, the much acclaimed illustrator for "Punch" and other popular publications. Toward the end of his life, at the urging of Henry James, he produced three novels, the most extraordinarily successful of which was TRILBY which begat hysterical Trilby-mania (the Trilby hat changed men's fashion, it became the name of a town in Florida) and introduced the character of SVENGALI, the evil mesmerist who hypnotizes the lovely Trilby into becoming a world renown diva through his dark hypnotic talents (thus serving as the inspiration for Gaston Leroux's PHANTOM OF THE OPERA). This is the novel for which Du Maurier will forever be remembered, a book which made hypnotism just as much a part of our modern culture as Svengali has become part of the English Language as the descriptor of anyone who manipulates another person in a sinister fashion through the force of mesmerizing persuasion. The survival of this dustjacket seems to us to be of equal rarity to the survival of Thomas Hardy's JUDE THE OBSCURE which was also published in a six-shilling single volume by Osgood, McIlvaine in November of this very same year. . First Edition. Fine/Very Good.

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        FABLES CHOISIES DE J.P. CLARIS DE FLORIAN. Ilustrees Par DesArtists Japonais Souos La Direction de P. Barboutau.

      A STUNNINGLY BEAUTIFUL COLOR WOODBLOCK PRINTED CRAPE BOOK Paris [1895] - , Marpon. Color wrs., woodblock printed book,14 double color woodcuts pages, Deuxieme serie, [28]p., 15.3x 20.2 cm., creped hand-made Hosho Washi paper, very clean &bright copy. SECOND SERIES A LIMITED EDITION OF 200 COPIES Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

      [Bookseller: RARE ORIENTAL BOOK CO., ABAA, ILAB]
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        Memoirs of the Court of Marie Antoinette Volume I & II

      Nichols, 1895, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No JacketThe boards are a bit marked, sunned and worn. Both ffeps are missing. Soundly bound. Edition limited to 500 copies. Mild tanning. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: sn17.

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        The Standishes of America,

      Priv. print. for the author by S. Usher 1895 - Limited ed. No. 19 of 100 copies. x, 151 pages. Numerous plates, portraits, coat of arms. 25 cm. Book plate of Burham Standish Colburn. Mayflower Society inscription on front pastedown from 1977. Bound in publisher's cloth. Hardcover. Hinges rebacked. William Colburn Standish added, some minor marginalia. Ships daily. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Stops of Various Quills

      Harper & Brothers, New York 1895 - Original beige cloth, gilt titles and decoration on spine and upper board, t.e.g., sewn in bookmark, in the publisher's printed dust-wrapper; unpaginated, but approx. [60] pp., printed recto only throughout, with head and tail-piece illustrations on almost every page. A touch of rubbing at the corners, light offsetting to the endpapers, else fine and bright; the jacket is in pieces, repaired on the verso with archival tape, with large chunks out, and the bottom inch of the spine missing altogether. Super-scarce in the extremely delicate jacket [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Sporting Pilgrimage: Riding to the Hounds, Gold, Rowing, Football, Club and University Athletics Studies in English Sport, Past and Present

      New York: Harper and Brothers. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1895. First Edition. Cloth. Red cloth blocked in gilt and black on the upper board and spine, in the publisher's printed paper dust-wrapper; pp. xii, 397, illustrated throughout with plates and in text. The book is bright and sharp, with light foxing to the text block edges, offsetting from the jacket to the endpapers, else fine; jacket has chipping to the spine ends and corners and along the top edge of the rear panel, one chip at the bottom of the rear panel, but still quite presentable. .

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        The Secret of the Court. A Romance of Life and Death

      London: Hutchinson, 1895., 1895. First edition. 8vo. Publisher's decorated navy blue cloth, titled in gilt and green to spine and front boards decorated in fine oriental style with gilt moth, skull, lotus flower and Horus motifs. All very mysterious looking. Minor edgewear, bumped to spine ends but overall strong, bright and handsome. A very good copy indeed. Plain endpapers, slightly tanned. Internally clean with some very minor and occasional spotting. Illustrated throughout with an enticing assortment of square-jawed English looking chaps being steadfast and a smattering of sinister, rather frenzied foreign types clearly up to no good. A lovely example of a bit of ancient Egyptian undead reanimating shenanigans.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Evil Guest

      London; Downey and Co. [1895], 1895. First Edition. 8vo. Publisher's bottle green cloth lavishly gilded and decorated to spine and boards. Very good, minor toning to spine, bumping to extremities and with some rubbing of the gilt to the upper left hand corner of the front board. Top edge gilt. Internally clean. Pencil ownership to front flyleaf. Minor marginal spotting here and there. Illustrated throughout by Brinsley Le Fanu. A handsome copy of a scarce supernatural tale.

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        A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE JAPANESE EMPIRE: Being a classified List of All Books, Essays and Maps in European Languages Relating to Dai Nihon [Great Japan], published in Europe, America & in the East, from 1894-1906.

      EXCEPTIONALLY USEFUL AND COPIUS EARLY BIBLIOGRAPHY ON JAPAN London 1895, - Kegan Paul/London 1928, Goldston. Black cloth,4vol. set, vols. 1 & 2 leather labels on front cover each volexceptionally clean, bright, firm, indices, vols. 3 & 4 inmylar protected dj., prospectus laid in. RARE FIRST EDITION Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        THE KING IN YELLOW

      F. T. Neely 1895 - THE KING IN YELLOW, F. Tennyson Neely, 1895, first edition, covers a bit dust-soiled and darkened, else a just about vg copy in the publishers green color cloth binding with t.p.e.'s in gold gilt and with the publishers lizard design stamped on the front cover and blank on the rear cover, no inserted frontispiece and one leaf of advertisement printed on the recto only. All indications of the earliest state / printing of this most important book of weird and macabre tales. Influential upon Lovecraft and others. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: THE FINE BOOKS COMPANY / A.B.A.A / 1979]
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