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        The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte with the Memoirs of Bourienne, Junot and Tallyrand. Twenty-one volume Set

      Paris and Boston: The Napoleon Society, 1895. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Edition De Grand Luxe 71/500. Printed by John Wilson and Son. Bound in marbled boards with leather spines and corners, marbled end papers. Top edges are gilt, side and bottom edges are untrimmed. Hazlitt's Life in six volumes, Bourienne's Memoirs in four volumes, Junot's Memoirs in six volumes and Talleyrand's Memoirs in five volumes. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Non-U.S. buyers: Please check with us on shipping fees BEFORE placing your order.

      [Bookseller: Liberty Book Store]
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        Photograph Album of Travels to Western Europe

      Small oblong octavo. Flexible leather gilt, "Photographs" in gilt on the front board. Near fine. A collection of 99 good quality snapshot photographs of foreign travels. Undated and unidentified, but circa 1895. All are 3.25" x 3.25" silver gelatin prints. Condition of the images is near fine with a couple having light rubbing or oxidation. Fairly routine Western European travel shots (gondolas in Venice, Roman ruins, Alps, etc.), centering around several well-dressed women, but the quality of the images is better than most, with some fairly interesting street scenes. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Fringilla : some tales in verse / by Richard Doddridge Blackmore ; pictured by Louis Fairfax-Muckley, with III drawings by James Linton

      London : Published by Elkin Mathews, 1895, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionVery good copy in the original, elaborately decorated and illustrated cloth. Some slight dulling and rubbing to the spine bands and panel edges. Bumped corners. Slight lean to spine. Light marginal foxing to prelims, with scattered instances elsewhere. Some pages unread and unopened. Small corner tear to pages 33-36, with minor loss. Remains particularly well-preserved overall. Provenance: From the library of George Moody with his bookplate to front pastedown.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages; Physical description: 128, 20 p., [3] leaves of plates : ill. ; 21 cm. Subjects: English poetry -- 19th century -- Mythology in literature. Contents: To my pen -- Lita of the Nile -- Kadisha, or, The first jealousy -- Mount Arafa -- The well of St. John -- Pausias and Glycera -- Buscombe, or, A Michaelmas goose -- To fame. Notes: Decorative title page. Decorative head and tail pieces, historiated initials. 20-page publisher's catalogue bound in at end.

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        Emma

      Philadelphia: Porter & Coates,, [1895]. Octavo (190 × 218 mm). Contemporary tan half calf, red morocco labels, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, marbled sides and endpapers, top edge gilt. Frontispiece with tissue guard. Hinges tender, extremities a little scuffed, internally fine. An excellent copy. A lovely copy of Austen's classic novel, which was first published in 1816.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        A History of British Birds. Fourth edition, revised, corrected, and enlarged. With three hundred and ninety-four plates coloured by hand.

      London, John C. Nimmo, 1895-97. Royal-8vo (265 x 175mm). With 394 fine hand-coloured plates. Publisher's brown cloth, covers with gilt bird ornaments. The first edition appeared in 1851-57 in monthly parts. 'A good feature of the work is the many figures of British birds shown on its hand-coloured plates, for which the woodblocks were originally engraved by the printer of the first edition, B. Fawcett, largely from drawings by Richard Alington' (Anker). A very fine and partly unopened copy of this popular work which went through many editions.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History]
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        The Lost Stradivarius

      William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London,, 1895. Octavo. Original blue cloth, decoration and titles to upper board in blind and to spine gilt, oak-leaf patterned endpapers. With the inserted catalogue at the end dated 10/95. Spotting to the terminal leaves, spine slightly rubbed and a little rolled but an excellent copy and very scarce thus. First edition, first impression, first issue with the earliest catalogue. A ghostly tale of the terrors which surround a possessed violin.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Novels. Edited by Reginald Brimley Johnson. In ten volumes. With illustrations by William C. Cooke.

      London: J. M. Dent and Company, 1895 - 10 volumes, small octavo (171 × 108 mm). Original light green cloth, spines and front boards lettered in gilt, facsimile author's signature to front boards in gilt, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Front free endpapers a little browned, spines ever so slightly rolled and some bumping to tips, boards just a little marked, a very good 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 fifth editions with the exception of Sense and Sensibility which is a fourth edition. Gilson E75.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Complete Works

      New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons,, [1895-96]. 32 volumes, octavo. Contemporary half dark green morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, marbled boards, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Frontispieces and vignette titles on India paper, mounted, with tissue guards. Spines faded to brown, one volume with a chipped headcap. A handsome set. Leather-Stocking Edition, limited to 1,000 copies, this being number 247. A fine collected works of the American author, including of course his most famous novel, The Last of the Mohicans.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Desire of the Moth

      two volumes, original cloth, spines bumped, minor marks to covers, red and black titlepages, bright, small pieces missing from pastedowns, very good. a tragic tale about a gallant old squire and his adulterous wife; the author’s only work; the Bentley file copy is described as half-cloth over marbled celluloid (the first use of celluloid in binding) and this copy has evidence of an earlier cloth beneath the binding, being identical to Wolff’s copy (Wolff speculates that the celluloid binding was a trial binding); first edition; 324 and 297 pages Wolff 6940 - Richard Bentley & Son 1895

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        Almayer's Folly A Story of an Eastern River

      London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1895. First Edition, first issue, with type dropped in bottom two lines on p. 110. 8vo. . Original olive green cloth, t.e.g., others uncut. Front hinge cracked, flyleaves toned, spine ends a bit rubbed (small loss at head). Very good. Smith 1 . Joseph Conrad's first book. With an inscription tipped in from the author: "Yours Faithfully, Joseph Conrad Feb. 3d 1912"

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        A day after newly sworn in Police Commissioner Theodore Roosevelt made a surprise early morning tour of his police on patrol ?pressed though I am for time,? he finds time to congratulate an old friend

      "Typed Letter Signed ?Theodore Roosevelt? with handwritten postscript, as Police Commissioner, 1p, 8? x 9.75?. New York, June 8, 1895. To Col. Archibald D. Hopkins, Court of Claims Washington, D.C. Scattered foxing. Fine condition.In full, ?My dear Col. Hopkins:- Pressed though I am for time I read your articles and was greatly pleased with both. You have a right to be proud of Bromley?s letter. I congratulate you sincerely.? TR then handwrites an additional sentence: ?You certainly made a stir!? Col. Archibald D. Hopkins (1842-1926), son of educator Mark Hopkins, was Chief Clerk of the U.S. Court of Claims from 1873-1914.Roosevelt was sworn in as Police Commissioner on May 6, 1895. The ?Chicago Daily Tribune? reported on June 9, 1895, a day after TR wrote this letter to Col. Hopkins, ?pressed though I am for time,? that, in the early morning hours of June 7th, Roosevelt went ?seeing for himself how the police officers were attending to business. He found three of them leaning against a liquor store, another sitting on a stoop with his hat off and dozing, and still another was holding a long chat with a woman. The three scenes were not in the same place, but the policemen acted in much the same way. In each instance the query by ... Roosevelt why the men did not patrol their beats was answered by a threat to ?run him in? if he did not ?move on.?... The statement ?I am Police Commissioner Roosevelt? put a different face on the matter ... They were let go with a severe lecture, but it is stated that all found similarly delinquent in the future will be put on trial. The probable result of this will be a great reform in police methods in New York City...?"

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        The works of George Eliot : standard edition [complete in 21 volumes]

      Edinburgh and London : William Blackwood, [n.d., ca. 1895], 1895, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st Edition in this formVery good copies in the original gilt-blocked black cloth. Author's initials blind-tooled to the front panels. Publisher's device blind-tooled to rear panels. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat dulled and rubbed as with age. Spine bands of some volumes are chipped at the top edge. Bumped corners. Varying degrees of sun-toning to spines. Top edges gilt. Some staining evident along the top and bottom page edges of Daniel Deronda, v.2. and Scenes of a Clerical Life, v.2. This staining has encroached into the top and bottom page margins, without affecting the text. There is some light, scattered foxing evident in the preliminary pages of majority of the set. Otherwise, pages are relatively clean and bright. Remains particularly well-preserved overall, tight and strong. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; An attractive set of the standard 21-volume edition of The Works of George Eliot. This set contains: The Mill on the Floss Volumes I and II, Middlemarch Volumes I, II and III, Adam Bede Volumes I and II, Essays, Romola Volumes I and II, Daniel Deronda Volumes I, II and III, Confessions of Theophrastus Such, Silas Marner, Lifed Veil, Brother Jacob, The Spanish Gypsy, Scenes of Clerical Life Volumes I and II, Felix Holt Volumes I and II and Jubal and Other Poems.

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        The Fate of Father Sheehy: A Tale of Tipperary Eighty Years Ago. The Daughter of Tyrconnell: A Tale of the Reign of James the First

      New York: P. J. Kenedy: Excelsior Catholic Publishing House.. Good with no dust jacket. 1895. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. 12mo - 18 x 12 cm.; 132 - 152 pp. A light tan decorative cloth binding over boards with gilt lettering on the spine and the front board. Patterned end papers of the same tone. A volume with two of Sadlier's Irish stories bound as one. The tissue protected frontis engravings are present, one for each story and both are by A. Williams. Small engraved tailpieces grace the end of each chapter. Pagination notes: the first numbered page for "The Fate of Father Sheehy" is page 10 with there being 5 pages before that, the frontis counting as two of those pages. The first numbered page for "The Daughter of Tyrconnell" is page 10 with there being 5 pages before that, the frontis counting as two of those pages. An irregularity to be sure but explained (an educated conjecture here) by the fact that each one of these stories had been previous published individually (1863 by Sadlier followed by Duffy of Ireland in the next year) and the pagination for this combined edition follows that of the previously published individual volumes with the blank pages being left out for this edition. (The copyright is stated as belonging to D. and J. Sadlier, 1885, which is another reason for believing so.) There is no sign in this volume of any pages having been removed or other pages having been present. Previous owner's dated name (1879) on the recto of the first blank preliminary with a second note from a later owner (1982) as to where they had acquired this volume. Another previous owner (a cloistered French religious order: The Congregation of the Cross and the Seven Dolors) has their stamp on the bottom of the first title page and on the bottom of page 51 where it partially obscures one word - 'and'. Tipped in on the gutter margin of the last printed page of the second story, is a small fold out eight page catalogue of publications available from P. J. Kenedy, Excelsior Catholic Publishing House of New York. Quite moderate shelf wear to the externals with light rubbings and the lower spine showing the most. The back cover has a dollar size red stain, and it is most definitely there and very red, with some similar smaller drops just below it. This does not show on the spine and is on the surface only. Both end paper hinges show a bit of looseness though there is no tearing and the binding of the text block is sound and solid. Quite a nice copy even considering the faults, of a scarce book. Digital images of any aspect are available upon request. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. .

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        CABALLERIZA DE CORDOBA. Publícala el Excmo. Señor Marqués de Xerez de los Caballeros

      - Madrid, Imp. J. Ducazcal, 1895, 4º, X+3 h.+46 págs.+ 1 h. Edición numerada de 51 ejemplares en papel hilo

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        The music of the modern world. Illustrated in the lives and works of the greatest modern musicians. And in reproductions of famous paintings, etc.

      D. Appleton [1895], New York - First edition in the original 27 parts, folio; 25 mounted illustrations in color, 4 mounted illustrations in b&w, 25 photogravure plates, and illustrations after photographs and paintings throughout; a very good set in the original tan wrappers printed in red and black, scattered minor chipping and creasing to edges, a few with areas of sunning to front wrapper, part III with scattered small stains to margins of front wrap, part XVIII with small area of creasing and tearing at spine, and part XXVII with front wrap detached (but present); in a new cloth clamshell box. Meant to be bound in two volumes--volume I being "Text" (pp. 236) and volume II being "Music " (pp. 348)--each part contains portions of both volumes in sequential order; the title pages, printed in red and black, and front matter for each volume are in part XXV. Notes to the subscriber mounted to the inside back wrapper of pts. XXIV and XXV announce the publication of two supplemental parts (XXVI & XXVII); instructions to the binder are mounted inside back wrapper of part XXVII. A lavish production profusely illustrated. The "Music" portions of the parts contain not only printed compositions, but also lessons on piano and singing techniques. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        "The music of the modern world. Illustrated in the lives and works of the greatest modern musicians. And in reproductions of famous paintings, etc."

      New York: D. Appleton. [1895]. "First edition in the original 27 parts, folio; 25 mounted illustrations in color, 4 mounted illustrations in b&w, 25 photogravure plates, and illustrations after photographs and paintings throughout; a very good set in the original tan wrappers printed in red and black, scattered minor chipping and creasing to edges, a few with areas of sunning to front wrapper, part III with scattered small stains to margins of front wrap, part XVIII with small area of creasing and tearing at spine, and part XXVII with front wrap detached (but present); in a new cloth clamshell box. Meant to be bound in two volumes--volume I being ""Text"" (pp. 236) and volume II being ""Music "" (pp. 348)--each part contains portions of both volumes in sequential order; the title pages, printed in red and black, and front matter for each volume are in part XXV. Notes to the subscriber mounted to the inside back wrapper of pts. XXIV and XXV announce the publication of two supplemental parts (XXVI & XXVII); instructions to the binder are mounted inside back wrapper of part XXVII. A lavish production profusely illustrated. The ""Music"" portions of the parts contain not only printed compositions, but also lessons on piano and singing techniques."

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        LION-HUNTING IN SOMALI-LAND, ALSO AN ACCOUNT OF "PIGSTICKING" THE AFRICAN WART-HOG

      Chapman & Hall, London 1895 - Octavo. Bound in publisher's yellow cloth with photographic illustration and title printed in black on the upper cover; some soiling and staining to the covers as is common; general shelfwear to the extremities including some light fraying at the spine end and corners; lacking front free endpaper but supplied with a very good facsimile; unfortunately, lacking one plate: "A Lion on the Prowl"; some very occasional foxing, but the contents are largely clean; February, 1895 Chapman & Hall Catalogue at the rear of the book; digital images can be made available upon request. Very Good binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BLACK SWAN BOOKS, INC., ABAA, ILAB]
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        On a New Kind of Rays" in Nature 53, November-April 1895-1896, pp. 274-276

      Important first announcement in English of Wilhelm Röntgen's seminal 1895 discovery of X-rays. The publication of the first English translation of Röntgen's discovery played a critical role in the rapid dissemination of information about the new technology, a technology whose discovery surprised Röntgen himself to say nothing of the rest of the world. In remarkable testimony to the import of Röntgen's discovery, in 1896 alone some 50 books and pamphlets and over 1,000 papers on X-rays were published. & & "In the autumn of 1895, Röntgen, an unassuming physics professor at Würzburg, undertook a series of experiments with William Crookes' version of the 'Geisslertube,' a form of vacuum tube sealed at the ends with platinum terminals to permit the passage of an electric current through the tube" (Christie's, Important Scientific Books, The Richard Green Collection). "Hertz and Lenard had published on the penetrating powers of cathode rays (electrons) and Röntgen thought that there were unsolved problems worth investigation... & & "As a preliminary to viewing the cathode rays on a fluorescent screen, Röntgen completely covered his discharge tube with a black card, and then chanced to notice that such a screen lying on a bench some distance away was glowing brightly. Although others had operated Crookes tubes in laboratories for over thirty years, it was Röntgen who found that X-rays are emitted by the part of the glass wall of the tube that is opposite the cathode and that receives the beam of cathode rays. & & "Röntgen spent six weeks in absolute concentration, repeating and extending his observations on the properties of the new rays. He found that they travel in straight lines, cannot be refracted or reflected, are not deviated by a magnet, and can travel about two meters in air. He soon discovered the penetrating properties of the rays... The apparent magical natuire of the new rays was something of a shock even to Röntgen... On 22 December he brought his wife into the laboratory and made an X-ray photograph of her hand" (DSB). & & In this paper, 'On a New Kind of Rays,' Röntgen "described the rays' photographic properties and their amazing ability to penetrate all substances, even living flesh. For his discovery, Röntgen was awarded the Nobel Prize in physics for 1901" (Norman 1841).& & The importance of X-rays in surgery, medicine and metallurgy is well known. The most important aspect of Röntgen's experiments was "his discovery of matter in a new form that completely revolutionized the study of chemistry and physics. Laue and the Braggs have used X-rays to show the atomic structure of crystals. Moseley reconstructed the periodic table of the elements. Becquerel was directly inspired by Röntgen's results to the investigation that discovered radio-activity. Finally, J. J. Thomson enunciated the electron theory as a result of investigating the nature of the X-rays" (DSB). & & This volume also contains six other papers commenting on Röntgen's discovery, including J. J. Thomson and Oliver Lodge (February 6, 20, and 27; March 5; April 23 and 30). The volume also includes Jean Perrin's "New Experiments on the Kathode Rays," the first publication in English of Perrin's 1895 discovery that cathode rays are negatively charged. CONDITION & DETAILS: London, Macmillan and Co. Royal 8vo. Ex-libris: Institute of Paper Chemistry, Appleton, Wisconsin; bearing minimal markings and only slight ghosting from the removal of a spine label. Bound in green cloth, gilt lettered at the spine; marbled endpapers. A bit of rubbing and scuffing at the edges; tightly bound and bright and clean throughout. Very good condition.

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        Commercial and Library Atlas of the British Isles from the Ordnance Survey. With Index-Gazetteer, Plans of Towns, also copious Letterpress Descriptions, Tables of Populations etc.THE FINEST NINETEENTH CENTURY ATLAS OF THE BRITISH ISLES

      G.W. Bacon, 1895, 1895Roy. 4to., First Edition, with title in red and black, 2 double-page sets of coloured key maps and charts, 3 double-page coloured country maps, 61 double-page coloured regional and county maps, 37 double-page coloured city and town plans, and 5 double-page coloured additional maps, small neat surname on front free endpaper; strongly bound in original half calf, black pebble-grain cloth boards, upper board blocked with title in gilt, yellow endpapers, gilt edges, neatly rebacked in calf gilt to style, corners lightly bruised else a a remarkably bright, crisp, clean copy. This truly splendid atlas has a fair claim to being the finest nineteenth-century production of its kind. The key maps and charts depict population, revenue, expenditure, growth of trade, imports, exports, etc. The country maps show England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland. The splendid regional and county maps are shown generally at 3 miles to the inch permitting significant detail. The city and town plans are shown generally at 2 miles to the inch. The additional maps include the Isle of Wight, Channel Islands & Isle of Man, geological England and a Mercator World.All maps are based on the latest Ordnance Surveys. Railways are shown carefully, with stations engraved in bold, and include lines under construction. County maps are engraved beyond county boundaries for ease of reference. City and town plans give extraordinary detail without overcrowding. The railway map of London and Environs shows each Company's line in a separate style with an alphabetical list of nearly 300 stations. The Letterpress includes geographical, historical, political, statistical, scientific and other information. The alphabetical gazetteer totals nearly 50,000 names and includes 1,000 principal towns with populations.This atlas, and its subsequent reissues, is frequently broken for its individual maps (the double-page format greatly facilitates this), and is equally often found in poor state due to its bulk and heaviness.The present copy is the best we have seen in thirty years. Apart from a little inconsequential dust-soiling the contents appears virtually unread and the sympathetic rebacking preserves it for the future.IN THIS CONDITION A RARE SURVIVAL

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        THE THREE IMPOSTORS OR THE TRANSMUTATIONS

      London: John Lane ... Boston: Roberts Bros.,. 1895. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1] 2-290 + 14-page and 16-page publisher's catalogues inserted at rear, first advertising volumes in the "Keynotes" series, second a general catalogue dated 1895, cover and title page design by Aubrey Beardsley,. title page printed in orange and black, original pictorial blue cloth, front panel stamped in white, spine panel stamped in white and gold, publisher's device stamped in white on rear panel, all edges untrimmed.. Hint of rubbing to cloth at head and tail of spine panel and corner. tips, else a fine, unopened copy. In a custom blue cloth open-faced. slipcase. (#75737). First edition. Episodic mystery thriller incorporating four weird tales, including "Novel of the Black Seal" and "Novel of the White Powder," considered by Bleiler (1983) to be "among the classics of supernatural literature, beautifully narrated, highly imaginative, thought-provoking, even with a note of humor that is seldom encountered." Barron (ed), Horror Literature 2-59. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1071. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 147. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 714. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 277. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature IV, pp. 1922-25. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-161. Bleiler (1978), p. 130. Reginald 09474. Goldstone & Sweetser 7a.

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        Catalogue des monuments et inscriptions de l'Egypte antique. ser. 1, t. 1-3

      Vienne : Adolphe Holzhausen, 1895, Paperback, First EditionNear fine paperback copy; edges very slightly dust-dulled and nicked. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 387 pages; Description: 387 p. : ill., plates (part col.) diagrs., plans ; 34 cm. Subjects: Egypt --Antiquities --Kom Ombo (Egypt)

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        La Chartreuse De Parme - Limited Edition

      George Richmond & Co., New York, 1895, Hardcover, Book Condition: Near Fine, Limited EditionThree volumes, near fine, without dust jackets, as issued. Number 171 of 250 copies printed on 'Holland hand-made paper". Contemporary leather spines a bit rubbed, a little frayed at the ends. Scattered and very limited foxing. A very nice set, Book

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        Waverley novels / Walter Scott [complete in 48 volumes]

      Edinburgh : A. Constable, 1895-1896, 1895, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, New EditionGood to very good copies bound in the original red cloth. Spine title labels. Varying degress of wear to the spine ends and covers, with some light fraying and edge nicks. Panel edges lightly dulled and rubbed. Some sun-toning and colour fading also evident on spine covers. Light tanning to page margins. Some instances of scattered foxing to prelims. Remains quite well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; Description: 48 v. : ill., plates ; 18 cm. Contents: v. 1-2. Waverley. --v. 3-4. Guy Mannering. --v. 5-6. The antiquary. --v. 7-8. Rob Roy. --v. 9. The black dwarf. --v. 10-11. Old mortality. --v. 12-13. The heart of Mid-Lothian. --v. 14. Bride of Lammermoor. --v. 15. A legend of Montrose. --v. 16-17. Ivanhoe. --v. 18-19. The monastery. --v. 20-21. The abbot. --v. 22-23. Kenilworth. --v. 24-25. The pirate. --v. 26-27. The fortunes of Nigel. --v. 28-30. Peveril of the Peak. --v. 31-32. Quentin Durward. --v. 33-34. St. Ronan's well. --v. 35-36. Redgauntlet. --v. 37. The betrothed. --v. 38. The talisman. --v. 39-40. Woodstock. --v. 41. The highland widow. The two drovers. My Aunt Margaret's mirror. The tapestried chamber. Death of the Laird's Jock. --v. 42-43. The fair maid of Perth. --v. 44-45. Anne of Geierstein. --v. 46-48. Count Robert of Paris. Castle dangerous. The surgeon's daughter. Notes: Each volume has an engraved title page and a frontis. with tissue guard.

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        Theologia Naturalis

      Friburg Brisgoviak Sumpius Herder, 1895. First Edition. Leather Bound. Good. 1895, leather bound edition by Bernard Boedder and published by Friburgi Brisgoviae Sumptibus Herder. Book is in good condition however front boards have separated from spine. Text is clean of any markings, writing, or highlighting. Photographs available upon request.

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        The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha, by Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra. Done Into English by Henry Edward Watts - [COMPLETE in 4 Volumes]

      London; Adam And Charles Black, 1895, Hardback, A new edition with notes, original and selectedFinely bound all in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title & volume indications blocked direct in gilt. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans and additional detail on request. ; 1 pages; Minor offsetting from the original cloth to the prelims. Associate refernces; Wing (2nd ed. ) , C1772. ESTC citation no. : R37540.

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        Wheel Outings in Canada and C.W.A. Hotel Guide

      Canadian Wheelmen's Association, Toronto 1895 - First printing. 96 , (2) pp., many photos, ads, small quarto, aeg, decorated endpapers, dark brown limp morrocco with gilt rules. Internally Very Good with hinges and binding holding well, no significant damage to contents, just some soiling to the first few pages. Fragile leather covers show some wear, mostly to base of spine and rear panel, also some staining. An attractive copy of this very rare publication. Images upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Chirurgie du Rectum. 2 Bde.

      . Paris, G.Steinheil Editeuer, 1895-1899, Gr.8°, VIII, 452 pp., 137 z.T. farb. Abb., 2 farblith. Taf.; 384 pp., 74 Abbildungen im Text und 24 z.T. farblith. Tafeln, 2 Halbleinenbände der Zeit.. Milestone of Proctology - the very rare first and only edition of Hartmann's famous monograph, Rudolf Ulrich Kroenlein's copy with a stamp "Hommage de l'Editeur" on title! - Henry Albert Charles Antoine Hartmann (1860-1952) would be rightly recognized as one of the great pioneers of coloproctology of the 20th Century, perhaps single-handedly changing the nature of cancer resectional practice, with the rediscovery in the 1970s of the importance of his procedure (now eponymously named) for complicated diverticular disease and selected cases of low leftsided large-bowel obstruction. This approach has been made more attractive with the advent of stapled colorectal reconstruction for the restoration of intestinal continuity whether performed open or laparoscopically assisted. - His major treatise published in two volumes, is his famous Traite de la Chirurgie du Rectum (1895-1899). - This was a multidisciplinary text in collaboration with fellow surgeon and anatomist Edouard Quenu and pathologist Jacques Menetrier outlining the blood supply of the rectum and the perineal musculature and its fascial spaces. - Today we recognize Hartmann for several seminal eponymous terms; for example, his gallbladder pouch which resulted from a series of meticulous dissections of the biliary tree and its arterial blood supply in 1891, a subject he subsequently revisited after his retirement. His treatise on terminal vascular anastomoses between the sigmoid arteries published in 1909 after that of Paul Sudeck on what has subsequently become known as Sudeck's point (a critical point of anastomosis between the terminal sigmoid artery and the superior rectal artery) has lost operative relevance since this critical anastomotic point of colectomy is incorporated as part of standard sigmoid and left hemicolectomy . - Despite his fame, we know Henri Hartmann really for his "procedure" which he first described at the 30th Congress of the French Surgical Association in 1921. He reported two patients with obstructing sigmoid tumours and their definitive management by a procedure that we have come to know and utilize as the Hartmann's style resection, and which he reprinted from several noted congresses. - This surgery was specifically standardized by Hartmann for all such cases. He advocated dissection of the rectum to the level of the pelvic floor with exposure and incision of what we now call Denonvillier's fascia in accordance with the abdominal portion of Miles' abdominoperineal resection. The rectal stump was formally closed as a cul-de-sac for the first time in two layers with closure of the pelvic peritoneum. - He was the first surgeon in France to report curative pyloric resection for cancer in 1897, surgery for choledochal cyst, a series of ampulla of Vater excisions and parotidectomies, and the first successful splenectomies in France for haemolytic jaundice. He was the first in France to report surgical excision of oesophageal diverticulae, the first to describe adult hypertrophic pyloric stenosis and the first to report the surgical management of appendiceal pseudomyxoma peritonei. Over his time as Chair of Surgery at l'Hotel-Dieu he performed. - Zachary Cope declared that "probably no French surgeon has been, in his day, better known or more widely respected . with English surgeons regarding him as a man of outstanding worth with the present generation furnishing few, if any, examples of such all-round surgical proficiency". A.P. Zbar, Henri Albert Hartmann (1860-1952): colorectal master, Tech Coloproctol (2008) 12: pp.175-179

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        The novels of Captain Marryat. Edited by R. Brimley Johnson. 24 Bände.

      London J M Dent New York Croscup und Boston Little Brown and Co -96 1895 - Ca. 260 bis 430 S. je Band. Mit 143 Radierungen von W. Wright-Nooth, J. Ayton Symington, D. Murray-Smith und anderen auf Tafeln sowie einer Karte. 8° (21,5 x 15,5 cm). Blaue Original-Leinwand mit Rückentitel und Rückenvergoldung (Anker und Tau) sowie Kopfgoldschnitt. Nummer 588 von 750 Exemplaren der Ausgabe für Amerika, gedruckt auf "Hand-made Paper". Jeder Band mit sechs Original-Radierungen illustriert (bis auf Band 17, der als Frontispiz eine Karte enthält). - Schöne Werkausgabe des für seine authentischen Seefahrergeschichten bekannten britischen Marineoffiziers (1792-1848), enthält unter anderem "Peter Simple", "Midshipman Easy" und die bekannte Robinsonade "Masterman Ready". - Unbeschnitten, papierbedingt teils etwas gebräunt. Die Einbände minimal bestoßen, wenig berieben und am Rücken leicht aufgehellt. Schöne Reihe. - Untrimmed, partly some browning due to paperquality. Bindings with very minor shelf wear, spines slightly faded. Handsome set. - Due to weight additional shipping costs might be necessary (outside EC). 16000 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vingt Masques

      Paris: Librairie A. Rouquette, 1895. First Limited Edition. Half Morocco. Near Fine. One of 100 copies issued on Japon paper, with extra suite of illustrated plates on chine paper. 8vo (21 by 14 cm), 41 pp, not counting the extra suite. With superb vignette color illustrations by Morin depicting characters at a masque described by Vaucaire's witty verse. Many of the characters derive from the Commedia dell'Arte (Pantalon, Arlequin). The entirety of the production captures the spirit of the Belle Epoque or Fin de Siecle, at least as we like to remember it. Complementing the work itself is the spine decoration of masked figures linked by a floreate vine. Some foxing on the chine extra suite leaves. The half morocco leather is sunned. Spine gilt decorations, though, remain vividly bright.

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        Breath from the Veldt, A

      London: Henry Sotheran and Co., 1895. - Into AfricaWith "the Winged and Furred Creatures of the Wild"Beautifully BoundMILLAIS, John Guille. A Breath from the Veldt. With Illustrations by the Author, and Frontispiece by Sir J.E. Millais, R.A.London: Henry Sotheran, 1895. First trade edition. Folio (15 1/8 x 11 5/8 in; 384 x 296 mm). x, 236 pp. Thirteen uncolored electro-engravings with tissue guards, including frontispiece, twelve full-page black and white plates, 125 black and white text illustrations. Bound c. 1949 in half crimson morocco over pale red cloth ruled in gilt. Spine with six raised bands, decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments. Marbled endpaperes, top edge gilt, others uncut. Engravings exhibit light spotting to margins. A very small rub spot to lower board. Otherwise a fine copy. Housed in a cloth slipcase.John Guille Millais (1865-1931) was an English artist, naturalist, gardener and travel writer who specialized in wildlife and flower portraiture. He traveled extensively around the world in the late Victorian period detailing wildlife often for the first time. His was clearly a wanderlust based on a desire to see, record and paint the natural world. To this end he traveled widely in Europe, Africa and North America. A Breath of the Veldt , based upon his trip to South Africa, was his second of seventeen books on his travels and the wildlife of the places he journeyed through.It is quite likely that Millias influenced Rider Haggard's Alan Quarterman novels. Millais was was the friend and biographer of F.C. Selous, the big-game hunter that Haggard based Quartermain upon, and his descriptions of the Veldt, in which Haggard set so much of his fiction, were most certainly read and referenced by Haggard."Never before, or elsewhere, have the winged and furred creatures of the wild lived in their lithe beauty and fantastic grace as in these delicate drawings" (The Telegraph, contemporary comment cited by Mendelssohn) Mendelssohn, Sidney. South African Bibliography; being the Catalogue Raisonné of the Mendelssohn Library of Works relating to South Africa. II, p. 13.

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        Chrysanthemum leucanthemum [Chrysanthemum]

      Braunschweig: Friedrich Viewig & Sons, 1895. Colour-printed lithograph. Discreet ink stamp in the lower right corner of the plate. Good condition apart from some overall light soiling, mild rippling. A rare, vividly coloured plate from 'Anschauungstafeln fuer den Unterricht in der Pflanzenkunde', Friedrich Oskar Pilling's detailed series of botanical teaching posters. Botanical posters such as this were primarily used by German university instructors during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries to teach courses in botany and phytopharmacy. They were also sometimes used in high school biology classes. Typically, they were hung on the walls of a classroom or lecture hall where the teacher could refer to them during the course of a lecture. The particular series from which this plate comes most likely illustrates the complete system of flowering plants as well as the most common and significant species of the major plant families. Although occasionally printed as a series and issued by a major publisher such as Viewig & Sons, these didactic posters were frequently individually hand-made and hand-painted. They are rarely used today, and can usually only be found in university archives, libraries, and botanical museums.

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        Brtish Game Birds and Wild Fowl. Complete 2 Volume Set.

      John C. Nimmo, London, 1895 - Magnificent two volume set. Gilt decorations of birds on front and spine of deep green boards. Leaves largely clean with only very minor foxing and binding solid. The sixty hand painted plates are charming and bright and undamaged, fully collated, all folding. Edgwear to spines and a little rubbing, corners bumped and a little worn, but overall a very good and pleasing set. No inscriptions. REGISTERED AIRMAIL ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD ONLY TAKES TWO WEEKS. Hardback. No dj. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Poems (AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE)

      A. M. E. Church Sunday School Union Publishing House Nashville, Tennessee 1895 - First Edition. Printed For the Author. Original red cloth, gilt lettering and black decoration, octavo. Extremely rare first book by this African American author writing contemporarily with Paul Laurence Dunbar. McClellan was educated at Fisk University and was a Congregational minister who wrote poetry to raise extra money. This volume includes five prose works that are mostly autobiographical. "McClellanÕs poetry, composed from the 1880s onward, shows a sensitive ear to meter and rhyme and addresses religion, nature, and romantic love while only occasionally revealing an emotional struggle against racial discrimination." (Poetry Foundation) Missed by Corrigan's Afro-American Fiction: A checklist 1853 - 1970. Bookplate of Charles Atwood Kofoid, an American zoologist known for his collection and classification of many new species of marine protozoans which established marine biology on a systematic basis. An attractive Near Fine firmly bound volume, spine modestly faded. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Illustrated Catalogue of Base Ball Goods and Uniforms. Wright & Ditson

      Boston: Wright & Ditson Retail Store: 344 Washington Street (nera Milk Street). Wholesale Store: 95 Pearl Street, 1895. (BASEBALL) 8vo. Illustrated throughout. 24 pp. Original printed wrappers . A rare trade catalogue of 19th-century baseball gear, profusely illustrated with wood-engravings of products offered by Wright & Ditson -- including Spalding bats and mitts, catcher's masks, bases, shoes, uniforms and caps, and score books and other miscellanea. Wright & Ditson was later acquired by Spalding

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        La Chartreuse de Parme

      George H. Richmond & Co., New York - 1895. One of only 50 copies on Japan hand-made paper. Three small 8vo volumes, illustrated with etchings by Mecier in two states including one on fine India paper. Bound in three-quarter maroon morocco; top edges gilt; others uncut. A few minor rubs, else a near fine set. Very scarce in this edition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sense and Sensibility and Persuasion

      Philadelphia: Porter & Coates,, [1895]. 2 works bound in one volume, octavo (190 × 218 mm). Contemporary tan half calf, red morocco labels, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, marbled sides and endpapers, top edge gilt. Frontispiece with tissue guard. Extremities a little scuffed, small stain to the foot of the spine, small dent to the front board; internally fine. An excellent copy. A prettily bound copy of two of Austen's enduringly popular novels.

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        Les Mois Douze Compositions D'Eugene Grasset graves fur bois & imprimes en chromotypographie

      Paris: G. De Malherbe, (1895). First edition. Hardcover. No Dust Jacket. 32 x 24.5 cm. Series of twelve color plates, one for each month, designed by the calendar of the Parisian department store of La Belle Jardiniere., image sheet size approximately 20 x 15.2 cm. In the early 1890's Grasset began experimenting with a new form of printing called chromotypography invented by his friend, Firmin Gillot. This calendar was printed in "Gillotage," a version of chromoypographie where the plates are engraved on wood and printed on vellum. Both Arwas and Murray Robertson date this calendar to 1896, but it was offered in the May 15, 1894 issue of La Plume (which was dedicated to Grasset's work). La Plume offered the calendar for sale on vellum at 5 francs, quoting it as "extremely rare." Grasset spent approximately 20 years working for La Belle Jardinere, designing additional calendars in 1899 and 1904. GORDON RAY p.465. Grasset "developed an early version of Art Nouveau to which he subsequently remained faithful, developing it constantly until 1900." Plates loose as issued in lettered gray wrappers, separated at spine, some light marginal toning at very edges outside the image area. In fine custom gilt lettered cloth portfolio with silk ties.

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        Spenser's faerie queene. A poem in six books with the fragment Mutabilitie. Edited by Thomas Wise. Pictured by Walter Crane

      London: George Allen. 1895-97. "Edition limited to 1000 copies on handmade paper and printed by Charles Whittingham; 6 volumes, 4to; 6 of the original wrappers bound in at the back of the volumes; 7 title pages, each with a pictorial border, 88 full- page woodcut illustrations, 1 double-page, 132 head- and tailpieces, plus numerous woodcut initials; publisher's pictorial blue cloth stamped in black and gilt, t.e.g.; minor rubbing, else fine. With a 1-page A.L.s. dated April 26, 1911 from Crane to a Mr. Hassall laid in, acknowledging a letter of invitation and noting: ""It would be very jolly to realize your idea - but I fear we shall not be able to go to the R. I. ball. There are so many evenings out & one can't do much more than a certain amount & keep alive..."" Signed in full."

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        A REGIÃO VINHATEIRA DO ALTO DOURO desde Barca d’Alva até ao Cachão da Valleira.

      - Imprensa Nacional (Lisbon), 1895, 26 x 18 cm. (10¼ x 7 inches), 184 pages + (1), original paper front cover rather soiled, new plain paper rear cover (browned in places) & endpaper, spine repaired, spine lettering faded, faint stain to lower outer margins of most leaves becoming larger towards the end of the book & partially extending over the text area, with small tear to edge of final leaf due to weakening of the paper, otherwise sound & clean, inscribed on the fly-leaf to Visconde de Coruche, but unable to make out the signature, stamp of Visconde de Coruche on the front cover. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: John Roberts, A.B.A., I.L.A.B.]
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        Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature

      Boston: Little Brown, 1895. Ninth. hardcover. very good. 1,158 pages, thick 8vo, gilt-stamped brown cloth (minor fraying at the top and bottom of the spine). Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1895. Ninth edition. Very good condition. Inscribed on the front flyleaf to "Florence Beard with the kindest regards of John Bartlett." Florence's sister Bessie, perhaps jealous of the inscription, penned her own name at the top, added the date "1895" on the side, and wrote the following at the bottom: "This volume was given to me and my sister by Mr. Bartlett who lived on Brattle Street, Cambridge Mass." In the middle of the page, a crudely trimmed portrait photograph of Bartlett has been pasted.

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        Purple Orchids

      Brussels 1895 - This outstanding watercolor by Alfred Goossens, Purple Orchids, 8” x 6.25”, was created as a part of a collection for Dictionnaire Iconographique des Orchidees. These illustrations were printed as chromolithographs, and the volumes were published in Brussels, 1895-1907. The striking watercolors display the detail and symmetry of these delicate flowers, while creating a three-dimensional vision that results in a very lifelike look. The important Belgian botanist Alfred Celestin Cogniaux (1841-1916) chose Alfred Goossens to illustrate his extensive Dictionnaire Iconographique des Orchidees; a 12-volume work published over 12 years. Cogniaux, who is remembered for his omprehensive systemization of Brazilian orchids, made an important contribution to the study of orchids and many species were named after him.The American Orchid Society made Goossens an honorary member for his contribution to the scientific study of orchids. This watercolor is in excellent condition with vibrant coloring and dynamic shading.

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        The Model Menagerie with Natural History Stories: A Novel Picture Book of Wild Animals

      London and New York, Respectively: Ernest Nister, E. F. Dutton, 1895. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Book. Oblong 14 By 10 Inches. Undated, 1895. Pop-up book with with six pop-up panels, or pages in which a cage with animals behind pop up. Some soilage and shelfwear to boards, and a few chips to brittle paper inside. Text pages toned, as norm with paper stock. All pop-ups function properly, although not every one does so with mint crispness. Overall an attractive, very good copy.

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        Tragedy and Hope - A History of the World in Our Time

      New York: MacMillan. Hardcover. 1348 pages. Index. "Shows the years 1895-1950 as a period of transition from the world dominated by Europe in the nineteenth century to the world of three blocs in the twentieth century." - from dust jacket. Most notable for its frank admission that there is in fact a secret plan to create a global government. Author served as mentor to Bill Clinton while the latter studied at Georgetown. Usual library markings. Average wear. Binding intact. Dust jacket flaps removed and their text attached to verso of front free endpaper. Balance of dust jacket protected by mylar which is affixed inside boards. A sound copy of the true first printing. . Good. 1966. First Edition.

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