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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.

      [Bookseller: RARE ORIENTAL BOOK CO., ABAA, ILAB]
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      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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        Les Vierges

      1895. RIPPL-RONAI, Jozsef. Les Vierges. WITH: Les Tombeaux. Text by Georges Rodenbach. Two volumes. Illustrated with 4 original coloured lithographs by Jozsef Rippl-Ronai, plus 3 woodcuts by James Pitcairn-Knowles. 8vo., 253 x 175 mm, bound in original publisher's wrap-pers with woodcut illustrations by Pitcairn-Knowles, preserved in a new cloth folding box. Paris: Samuel Bing, 1895. First Edition, limited to 500 copies. One of the finest Nabis-influenced books. The Rippl-Ronai coloured lithographs echo the work being done by Nabis painter Maurice Denis, in his "Les Muses" painting in particular. Pitcairn-Knowles conceived the idea for an imaginary book and illustrated it with a series of woodcuts. He then induced his friend Jozsef Rippl-Ronai to create four coloured lithographs for a second unwritten book, Les Vierges. With these illustrations already finished, they approached gallery owner Samual Bing, who had excellent connec-tions in the publishing world. Bing commissioned the Belgian writer Georges Rodenbach, author of the symbolist novel Bruges la Morte, to write texts based on the Nabis-style illustrations of Pitcairn-Knowles and Rippl-Ronai. Jozsef Rippl-Ronai (1861-1927), Hungarian painter, lived in Paris between 1887 and 1902 and belonged to the Nabis group of artists which included Bonnard, Denis, Vuillard, and Maillol. James Pitcairn-Knowles (1863-1954) was a Scottish painter. Fine copies of these fragile works. Turn of the Century 64. From Manet to Hockney 12. Monod 9810.

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        Anales de la Guerra de Cuba.

      Felipe Gonzales Rojas, mad 1895 - 3 volumes. Illustrated with numerous chromolithograph portraits; many maps, some folding. Short thick folios, 1/2 contemporary red morocco; (one lithograph is ragged at bottom edge, repaired tear at top margin of one title page; some light foxing). Madrid: Felipe Gonzales Rojas, 1895-1898. First edition. Palau 227311. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB]
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        The Stolen Bacillus. And Other Incidents

      London, Methuen and Co. 1895, 1895. FIRST EDITION, with AUTHOR'S INSCRIBED CALLING CARD: Publisher's blue cloth, gilt. Some general wear and handling, signs of use, but essentially a very good, solid copy. This copy has a card affixed to pastedown with a ms. note from the author; I wish I could do but I can't / Thanks vy. much for the Verses. / yours / H.G. Wells. Printed with Wells address as header. 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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        Autograph letter signed.

      Paris, 18. XI. 1895. - 4to (210 x 133 mm). 2 pp. In French, to an unidentified friend: "[.] It seems that my wife missed you when she passed through Aix. We should have written you; but this voyage wasn t decided on until right at the last moment; and my wife thought she would always find you. What does she write me? That you complain about me because I am not answering your letters? If that were so I would have to be excused, because I am truly a poor man, burdened down with work and whose head is getting impassive. But truly, I am an innocent criminal, for I don't recall having received a single letter from you that I didn't answer. Let's pass the.sponge, shall we? My wife, who is impassioned of Rome, had a crazy desire to return there. [As for] me, I stayed [here] at my work. My Rome is tough going for me; and besides that, nothing exists which can totally absorb me. It will start appearing in The Journal toward December 20th; but you won't have the volume [the work in book form] until the first days of May. I have my pardon, don't I? And I send you the most affectionate of presses of the hand". - Won over to social humanitarianism toward the latter part of his life, Zola wrote the cycle, "Les Trois Villes", which no longer reflected a naturalistic perspective. When Zola wrote this letter, he had already published "Lourdes", the first novel in the trilogy and was still working on its sequel, "Rome", which would later be followed by "Paris". He had, the year before, visited the Italian capital to research for the novel, and had returned to Paris with voluminous notes about what he saw and heard. Madame Zola, who had accompanied him on this excursion to Italy, took more pleasure in the trip than he did. She found it easier here than in France to bask in his reflected glory, and she could imagine that Roman society was ignorant of the double life he was leading, whereas she was sure that all her friends in Paris knew. After this first visit she returned regularly on her own for several years running; it was an arrangement that allowed the estranged couple a semi-separation acceptable according to the conventions of the time. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The Works of E.A. Poe (including Tales of Mystery and Imagination)

      London: Published by J. Shiells and Co., 1895., 1895. 8 volumes; complete. A beautiful edition, illustrated with 24 fine photogravures, presented in a very decorative contemporary half dark red calf with two maroon title labels, gilt raised bands and gilt to spines, marbled boards and end papers; top edges gilt, others rough trimmed. Light rubbing to the spine of a couple of volumes; little foxing to page edges. An attractive set in an old leather binding. A seminal figure in the development of science fiction and the detective story, Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) exerted a great influence on Dostoyevsky, Conan Doyle, Verne, and Baudelaire. This collection of Poe's best stories contains all the terrifying and bewildering tales that characterize his work, as well as the Gothic horror of 'The Pit and the Pendulum' with other similarly wierd tales, together with all three of the landmark cases featuring his ground-breaking detective Auguste Dupin; the history of the detective story begins with the publication of 'The Murders In the Rue Morgue' (Matthews). He was a writer of genius who was interested in crime, especially violent death, in cryptograms, and the whole process of logical deduction (Quayle). Poe's mystery of 'The Purloined Letter' is a prototype of spy stories like those of James Bond. (Haining) Queen's Quorum (their first Cornerstone title), Eric Quayle; Detective Fiction. Peter Haining; Crime Fiction. Listed in 100 Books That Shaped World History [Raftery, 2002].

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Time Machine

      London: Heinemann., 1895., 1895. Firs edition. 8vo. Bound in contemporary red cloth with leather title labels to spine. Darkened to spine, minor shelfwear, a clean robust copy. This is a bound copy of the card wrappered first edition, as evidenced by the presence of the original card wraps bound in at the front and rear of the book. Top edge gilt, internally clean and bright. A handsome and distinctive copy of a classic piece of early science fiction.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Novels

      London: J. M. Dent and Company,, 1895. Edited by Reginald Brimley Johnson. In ten volumes. With illustrations by William C. Cooke. 10 volumes, small octavo (168 × 107 mm). Finely bound by Hatchards in green half morocco, titles and floral centre tool to spines, raised bands, green cloth boards, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. With monochrome illustrations. Bookplate to front pastedowns, spines a little rubbed and faded to brown, minor wear to headcaps, an excellent set. After Richard Bentley the fledgling London publisher J. M. Dent was the next to take up Jane Austen's novels for publication. The first Dent ten-volume set of the novels, published in 1892?-98, is notable as the first to have any critical apparatus. This set here comprises sixth editions with the exception of Pride and Prejudice which is a fifth edition. An attractive set.

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      A FAMOUS COLOR BOOK ON JAPANESE GHOSTS, GHOULS AND DEMONS [Tokyo 1895, - Ogawa]. Blue boards, accordion folded, 12 x 21cm., signed Shoojoh Kyosai Ga, or Drawn by Shojoh Kyosai, onthin slighly browned paper, title slip, edge wear contentsvery good, 25 double-page color illustrations, 27 double- Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Sir Quixote of The Moors

      London, T. Fisher Unwin. 1895, 1895. Historical fiction. First Edition, first issue. Small 8vo.188pp + 4pp ads. Publisher's very dark blue cloth decorated in polychrome green, yellow, red and pink. Minor edgewear and bumping, a very handsome bright copy indeed. Internally clean and fresh, traces of removed label to front pastedown. Pencil note to front flyleaf "from the library of the Rt. Hon. Ernest Brown P.C." with an additional booksellers note beneath confirming him as Secretary of State for Scotland under Winston Churchill. A swashbuckling adventure novel from a master of the genre. Author's first novel Blanchard.

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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

      [East Aurura, N.Y.]:: [Elbert Hubbard, The Roycroft Printing Shop],. 1895.. 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.. Printed self wrappers, with burgundy cord tie. Housed in a custom blue cloth case.. General wear & soiling, with some spot staining. Faint horizontal. fold-line. An About VG copy.. 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. . Front wrapper with wood engraving, signed Collin (?), identical to that on the cover of "A Souvenir and a Medley".

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        Bilder aus dem Tierleben. Ein Verwandlungsbilderbuch mit Versen von Julius Beck.

      (Schreiber),, Eßlingen, München 1895 - Eßlingen, München (Schreiber), 1895. 31 x 22,5 cm. 8 Bl. mit 6 farblithographischen Ziehbildern, die je dreimal waagerecht durchschnitten und jalousieartig mit weiteren Tafeln unterlegt sind, sowie einigen Textabb. farb. ill. OHLn. in sehr feiner Erhaltung. Nameseintrag auf Titelseite, die Storchtafel mit Tesa hinterlegt, Funktion nicht überprüft, ebenso die Katzentafel, die anderen Tafeln nur an den Ecken minimal repariert aber funktionsfähig. Absolut unauffindbare Erstausgabe dieses Ziehbilderbuchklassikers. Enthält folgende Tafeln: Der Storch am Teich, Der Hase, Der gescheite Pudel, Das Küchlein und die Fliege, Hänschen und Miezchen, Der Bär und die Bienen. Krahe 19. Nameseintrag auf Titelseite, die Storchtafel mit Tesa hinterlegt, Funktion nicht überprüft, ebenso die Katzentafel, die anderen Tafeln nur an den Ecken minimal repariert aber funktionsfähig. farb. ill. OHLn. in sehr feiner Erhaltung. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Alexander Zimmeck]
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        Extra-Illustrated Volume on the Orangutan: Notes sur l'Osteometrie et la Craniologie des Orang-Outans

      Paris 1895 - Extract, "Nouvelles Archives de Museum, Memoire sur l'Orang-Outan" pp. [83]-114, extra-illustrated with 22 engravings, lithographs, half-tones, and 9 mounted albumen photographs by an anonymous photographer. Bound in contemporary calf-backed marbled boards; spine ruled and lettered in gilt; tall 4to (241x305 mm); with images ranging from 108x152 to 165x152 mm. Spine sunned; edges of boards a bit scuffed. A study of the orangutan, with large albumen photographs of taxidermic orangutans on display, a large albumen of the sculpture "Orangs-Outangs et Sauvage de Borneo", 2 chromolithographs of Maurice and Max, the orangutans housed at the zoo in the Bois de Boulougne. (They fascinated the Parisian public and it is said that they had more than 35,000 visitors in 1893.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      - Date : 1895 Dimensions : 91x61cm Imp : D. Cassigneul, Paris Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en très bon état.

      [Bookseller: Philippe Beguin Affiches et livres ancie]
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        "Söhne der Wüste" originales Aquarell ca.21x31cm auf Malpapier; unten links signiert; um 1895

      . Das stimmungsvolle Blatt unter Passepartout und hinter Glas in dezenter Blattgoldleiste gerahmt (38x48cm)..

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Niederbayern]
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        Almayer's Folly

      London, T. Fisher Unwin. 1895, 1895. First Edition, first issue with all points as called for. 8vo. Publisher's green cloth titled in gilt to spine.Some light marking and discolouring, corners fraying, bumping and light fraying to spine ends. Top edge gilt, all others untrimmed. Internally clean. Conrad's first published work.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Tänzerin mit erhobenem, nach rechts gespreiztem Bein und nach rechts gewandtem Kopf.

      - Bleistift und Aquarell, auf chamoisfarbenem Velin, rechts unten monogrammiert „JM". 17,7:12,8 cm. Verso: Figurenskizze. Bleistift. Mit Lichtrand rundum. Jeanne Mammen zählt sicher zu den schillerndsten Künstlerpersönlichkeiten unserer Zeit. Als Tochter eines wohlhabenden Kaufmannes wuchs sie frei von finanziellen Sorgen ab etwa 1895 in Paris auf. Wohl gefördert von ihrem Elternhaus begann sie dort das Studium der Malerei 1906 an der Académie Julien. Zur Weiterbildung ging sie 1908 nach Brüssel an die Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts und 1909 an die Scuola Libera Villa Medici in Rom. 1911 kehrte sie schließlich nach Paris zurück und veranstaltete schon im darauffolgenden Jahr eine erste Ausstellung ihrer Werke in ihrem Atelier. Darüber hinaus nahm sie an den Ausstellung der „Indépendants" in Paris teil. Bei Ausbruch des Ersten Weltkrieges mußte sie mit der durch Beschlagnahmung aller Besitztümer durch die Franzosen mittellos gewordenen Familie das Land verlassen, kam erst nach Holland, 1916 nach Berlin. Hier suchte sie mit steigendem Erfolg durch Illustrationen, Modezeichnungen oder etwa Kinoplakate für die Ufa ihren Lebensunterhalt zu bestreiten. Schließlich wurde sie Mitarbeiterin der Zeitschrift „Simplicissimus" und anderer satirischer Blätter wie die „Lustigen Blätter", „Uhu" und „Ulk". Diese gesellschaftskritischen und satirischen Zeichnungen und Aquarelle, Milieustudien, Szenen aus Bars und von Kleinkunstbühnen, Bordellen und der Straße brachten ihr in der zweiten Hälfte der 20er Jahre wachsendes Ansehen und ein ausreichendes Einkommen. Schon zu Beginn ihres Schaffens ist die Fokussierung auf Frauendarstellungen festzustellen, ebenso wie die Beziehungen zwischen Mann und Frau, aber auch die zwischen Frau und Frau. Eine Ausstellung im November/Oktober 1930 in der Galerie Gurlitt folgte. Ein Jahr zuvor hatten ihr sicher ausreichende Verkäufe eine Reise in die Sowjetunion ermöglicht. 1933 wurde diese vielversprechende Entwicklung durch die Nationalsozialisten abrupt unterbrochen. Die Folge war die totale Abkehr von der vorherigen Malweise, von einer an die Figur gebundenen, zarten, gestisch freien und Tendenzen der Neuen Sachlichkeit verarbeitenden zur von Picasso beeinflußten kubo-expressiven Kunstauffassung – das war ihre Art des Widerstands gegen die Nationalsozialisten und deren offizielle Kunstpolitik. Zugleich begann sie als Plastikerin zu arbeiten. Die Zeit nach 1933 brachte bald den Verlust ihrer Verdienstmöglichkeiten durch Verbot oder „Gleichschaltung" der Zeitschriften; für die „angepaßten" hätte sie ohnehin nicht arbeiten wollen. So suchte sie sich etwa mit Bücherverkauf – umherziehend mit einem Karren – über Wasser zu halten. Nach dem Krieg entstanden aus Mangel an Farben Materialbilder aus Draht und Kordel. Ab 1949 entwarf sie für das existentialistische Kabarett „Die Badewanne" Kostüme und Bühnenbilder. Erste Ausstellungsbeteiligungen fanden schon 1945 statt. Reisen, die sie sich endlich leisten konnte folgten. Künstlerisch ist bald die allmähliche Annäherung an die Abstraktion zu beobachten.

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        Pride and Prejudice

      George Allen, London 1895 - The Peacock edition; 'The first edition in this form was printed Oct, 1894. Reprinted march 1895'; Preface by George Saintsbury; Green cloth boards with a gilt peacock and feathers to the cover and spine; some edgewear; bumps; slightly dull spine. Internally: gilt to all page edges; end papers dar green / blue; a stain mark appears at the bottom of most pages; no previous owner's names or inscriptions to front but inscription on rear covers. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Île à hélice

      Adorned with 80 illustrations Benett, including 12 etchings chromotypography and a color map and two noir.Cartonnage publisher Hetzel "portrait stuck" in full red calico signed A. Lenègre first polychrome board signed Souze representing various ways Edition locomotion (tank, locomotive, ships), a portrait of the author in sepia tones pasted in the center, various navigational instruments accented with gold in the foreground, second flat type "e" as indicated by Jauzac back decorated with several color illustrations and gold, pages backgrounds blue guard, all slices dorées.spine uniformly irradiated with a small tear in the rear, the first flat colors somewhat faded, a few small spots on the second board caps and corners slightly frottés.Quelques tiny foxing on the first and last sheets as often. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Hetzel Paris s.d. [1895] 18x28cm cartonnage de l'éditeur

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        The Second Jungle Book

      New York: The Century Company. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1895. First Edition. Cloth. First American issue (preceding the English edition by three days, and with significant textual differences) , in the publisher's terracotta cloth and original printed orange and white dustwrapper, titles in gilt on upper board and spine, top edges gilt; Bright, fresh, and clean with minimal edgewear, endpapers with light toning from the jacket flaps; jacket toned to light brown, spine darker, with tiny chips at the spine tips and a few short tears at the panel edges; Scarce in jacket; Richards A84, Livingston 117 .

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        Group of 11 Original Photographs of Colorado Hunting Subjects

      A.G. Wallihan, Lay, Routt County, Colorado 1895 - Wallihan's Big Game Photographs Eight scenes of a cougar hunt (including one of three hunters and their pack of dogs standing above their trophy); two photos of a cornered bear; and one view of Marvine Lodge (Colorado). On card mounts, Wallihan's studio imprint on versos Albumen prints. Most photographs titled in negative. 9-1/2 x 7-1/2 inches

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        Illustrated guide map for travellers round the Kyoto

      Kyoto: Mejii 28. [i.e. 1895]. "Folding color lithograph plan of Kyoto, approx. 20"" x 28"" (50.5 x 72 cm.), folding down to 24mo, cloth-backed color lithograph boards, cloth hasp with thong, receiving loop on rear cover perished; a few minor breaks at the folds, but generally very good. An attractive tourist map showing temples, gardens, and other tourist sites, all with English text. Fukui owned a publishing company operating under the name of ""Chojiya"" in Kyoto during the Bunsei and Mejii periods. Not found in OCLC."

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Dresden, 16. VIII. 1895.. 6 SS. auf 2 gefalt. Doppelbll. 8vo.. "Sehr geehrter Herr / Ich ersah aus eben erhaltenen geehr. Brief daß Sie alles von mir bekamen und auch, daß Sie Artikel noch nicht geschrieben. Mein Vater hat eben sehr schön über Liszt Affaire damals geschrieben, Akten hier auf Archiv. Also, wenn Sie im Herbst herkommen, haben Sie vielleicht Zeit dies zu lesen; so auch über Wagner. Darüber hätte ich schon geschrieben, doch wußte ich nicht viel, da wir nie in Berührung mit Wagner kamen. Blos mein Cousin Gustav Kietz Bildhauer hier, war sein bester Freund [...]." - Marie Wieck war die Tochter des Musikpädagogen Friedrich Wieck aus dessen zweiter, 1828 geschlossener Ehe mit Clementine Fechner und somit Halbschwester von Clara Schumann. Wie diese wurde sie von frühester Kindheit an vom Vater am Klavier ausgebildet. Sie wurde zur Kammerpianistin am Hof der Fürsten Hohenzollern ernannt und komponierte mehrere Klavierstücke.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The Second Jungle Book

      New York: The Century Company. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1895. First Edition. Cloth. First American issue (preceding the English edition by three days, and with significant textual differences) , in the publisher's terracotta cloth and original printed orange and white dustwrapper, titles in gilt on upper board and spine, top edges gilt; Bright, fresh, and clean with minimal edgewear, endpapers with light toning from the jacket flaps; jacket toned to light brown, spine darker, with tiny chips at the spine tips and a few short tears at the panel edges; Scarce in jacket; Richards A84, Livingston 117 .

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        Leçons sur les maladies nerveuses. Recueillies et publiées par Henry Meige

      Masson et Cie Editeurs 1895 - Complet en deux volumes brochés. Premier volume 644 pages, 240 figures. Leçons données à la Salpêtrière en 1893 et 1894. Second volume 560 pages, 165 figures. Leçons de l'Hôpital Saint Antoine. La réunion des deux volumes est assez rare. Bon état général, brochage un peu fragile. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Afrika Studien und Einfaelle eines Malers Etudes et Caprices d'un peintre A Painter's Studies and Fancies

      Leipzig: Breitkopf & Hartel, 1895. First Edition. Half cloth. Paper pastedown. Cloth spine. Also outer folder with paper pastedown, cloth spine, ribbon tie. Very Good/Very Good. Oblong, 31 by 38 cm. Title, table of contents (Inhalt), followed by 12 color plates (chromolithographic) of humorous scenes that were unabashedly condescending and rascist towards the natives, and also featuring white explorers and animals. Titles and captions in English, German and French. Uncommon title, especially with original plain dust jacket and outer folder surviving. DJ with narrow creases by edges. Moderate wear to outer folder. Scattered foxing in margins and on title. Illustrations themselves mostly unaffected.

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      1895. Remington, Frederic. [Remington's first book] New York: Harper & Brothers, 1895. 1 page undated ads. Original tan cloth pictorially decorated in black, red, green and yellow. First Edition of Remington's first book (he had previously illustrated several others, but this was the first one that he also wrote).~Frederic Remington, illustrator, painter, sculptor, and adventure writer, was born in Canton NY... He attended the Vermont Episcopal Institute, Burlington, and Yale School of Fine Arts (1878-80), where he was more a promising athlete than a scholar; and after the death of his father he went west. A sharper soon got all his money, and he made his living as storekeeper, sheep-herder, ranch-cook, cow puncher, and, finally, stockman. All the while he was filling his portfolio with sketches.~He returned to New York; interested the editor of Harper's Weekly in one of his drawings; and when he suggested to the Century editor that someone should be sent out to write an Indian story for him to illustrate, he was told to do it himself... [K&H]~PONY TRACKS, "dedicated to the fellows who rode the ponies that made the tracks," is filled with seventy Remington illustrations, most of them full-page. Most copies are in tan cloth, such as this, but some were instead bound in suede. This is a bright copy, just about fine, with one slightly bumpred corner but with scarcely any of the cover soil that typically afflicts this volume; both endpapers have some cracking at the gutter. Blanck 16489. Housed in a clamshell case with leather label.

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        James Conway Farley Cabinet Card Portraits [Black Americana Interest]

      James Conway Farley, Richmond, VA 1895 - (Photographs & CDVs) Five cabinet card portraits taken by James Conway Farley. Born to slave parents, Farley rose through talent, hard work, and passion to become America?s first prominent African-American photographer. After attempts at several other jobs to help support his family, James Farley became employed in the chemical department of C. R. Rees and Company, a photographic business in downtown Richmond. In 1875, he was hired as a photographer by another area photographer, G. W. Davis. At the Davis Photographic Gallery, Farley enjoyed a great deal of independence and autonomy by being allowed to set his own scenes and develop the photographs. His presence and skill apparently angered the four white operators at the gallery to the point that they threatened to quit unless Davis fired Farley. To settle the issue Farley offered to resign, but Davis decided instead to dismiss the four white operators. Farley?s work ranked nationally along with other photographers of the period. His photographs were displayed at the 1884 Colored Industrial Fair held in Richmond, where he received first prize. His work was also displayed at the 1885 World Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition in New Orleans. There he received numerous compliments and was awarded a premium. In 1895, Farley opened his own establishment?Jefferson Fine Arts Gallery?in Richmond, Virginia, which drew a client base of both black and white customers, including prominent Virginia business leaders and society families. The Encyclopedia of African American Business states that ?Farley?s work represents the earliest entry of blacks into the field of photography and portraiture.? Very few examples of his work are known to have survived. Cabinet Cards: Headshot of young child. White backing card with thin border. Overall measurement 5.75 x 4.25 inches. Printed on back: ?Davis Portraits in Crayon, Pastel and Water Colors, a Specialty. First Premium Awarded by the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical Society Exposition 1888.? Man in coat holding a hat. Davis, 827 Broad St., Richmond, Va. White backing card with embossed framing border. Overall measurement 7 x 5 inches. Noted on back -- Dec. 25, ?93 / J. W. Shipman / ?Uncle Will? Woman in high-collared blouse. Jefferson Art Gallery, 523 Broad Street, Richmond, Va. White backing card with embossed vine design. Overall measurement 6 x 4.25 inches. Small child in white dress sitting on a chair. Jefferson Art Gallery, 523 Broad Street, Richmond, Va. Dark gray or black backing card. Overall measurement 6 x 5 inches. Child in white dress leaning against a chair. Jefferson, Richmond, Va. Gray backing card with gilt framing border. Overall measurement 7.5 x 5.25 inches. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Yeoman's In The Fork]
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        Das Leuckart Diplom (Penelope).

      1895.. 18,8 x 30 cm, 27 x 35,3 cm. Radierung, Stich und Aquatinta, von zwei Platten, nebst vier Steinplatten (blau grau, gelbgrün und rosa), d.h. Von zusammen sechs Platten. Links unten im Plattenrand in der Platte bezeichnet " MK 95 ". lose, ohne Passepartout. Schönes, sauberes Platt. Verso am oberen Rand Montierungsreste.. "Penelope sitzt vor einem Webrahmen, vor ihr ein Adler.A rare print by Klinger, (1857-1920). Selten Singer, 276, VI.

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        The Army and Navy of the United States, from the Period of the Revolution to the Present Day

      Philadelphia: George Barrie's Sons, Publishers, 1895. First edition. Edition Deluxe #5 subscribed for by Henry L. Collins. With 44 hand-colored plates by W.S. Allen , J.O. Davidson, etc & mounted india-proof plates within text. Folio. Each part in Cream linen backed blue printed boards, with each fascicle in grey printed wrappers. Fine.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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      - Date : 1895 Dimensions : 110x95cm Imp : Charaire, Sceaux Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en très bon état.

      [Bookseller: Philippe Beguin Affiches et livres ancie]
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        The Red Badge of Courage

      New York: D. Appleton and Co, 1895. First edition, first printing, with top edge stained yellow, printed on laid paper and with the advertisements on p. 235 reading "Gilbert Parker's Best Books.". [iv], 233, [5] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original pale yellow buckram decorated in red, black and gilt, tan coated endpapers, top edge stained yellow. Covers soiled, front board tender, bookplates removed from rear endleaves, title-page tipped back in.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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      1895 - CRANE, Stephen. THE BLACK RIDERS AND OTHER LINES. Boston: Copeland & Day, 1895. 16mo. (4.5 by 6.5 inches), cream paper-covered boards, stamped in black; 76 pages. First Edition. Crane's first book to be published under his own name. [Williams & Starrett 2]. Crane's first collection of 68 free-verse poems. "The Black Riders" was actually inspired by the waves in Ocean Grove, NJ- if I recall correctly. Crane's teen-age home is now a museum in nearby Asbury Park. Near fine (just a hint of tanning to the spine; absolutlely no rubbing or scuffing; contents clean & tight with ink name ("Elizabeth Butler, February '97- R.E.G.") on the front endpaper. With a specially-cut clear protective cover and housed in a very nice black-leather & cloth slipcase, with "Black Riders/Crane/1895" stamped on the spine. One of the nicest copies of this title I have seen! $1,250.00. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antic Hay Books]
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