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        An Island Garden

      Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin and Co.. 1895. Second printing. Illustrated by Childe Hassam. Tall octavo. Green cloth beautifully decorated by Sarah Wyman Whitman. Neat contemporary gift inscription on the front fly, slight bump at the crown, a lovely and fresh, very near fine copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Autograph Notes for his Emancipation Day Address, January 1, 1895

      Four leaves of notes in the hand of Booker T. Washington, unsigned, written on the rectos of Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute stationery, and headed in his hand: "Emancipation Address Montgomery, Ala." and dated "Jan. 1 '95." The pages are of irregular sizes, apparently culled from scrap paper around his office, and are pinned together with an old straight pin. Washington was a talented improvisational speaker, and rarely wrote his speeches out whole, delivering them from notes and talking points such as these -- usually a list of phrases that would presumably trigger an idea or anecdote. For example, this speech begins with the following phrases on separate lines: "Two flags. Ahead of all Negroes. In and out of slavery. Ignorance costs more than ed. Intelligence rules (Indians)," and so forth. This particular speech however, was an important precursor to Washington's landmark "Atlanta Compromise Speech." On page four of these notes, appears the phrase "Cast down bucket," wording that nine months later would become the essence of the catch phrase that symbolized one of the most important speeches ever delivered by an African-American.On September 18, 1895 Washington spoke before a predominantly white audience at the Cotton States and International Exposition in Atlanta. His "Atlanta Compromise" address was one of the most important and influential speeches in American history, particularly among those outside the sphere of politics. In the speech, he related an anecdote to the audience that became the catch phrase for both the speech and Washington's philosophy: "A ship lost at sea for many days suddenly sighted a friendly vessel. From the mast of the unfortunate vessel was seen a signal, 'Water, water; we die of thirst!' The answer from the friendly vessel at once came back, 'Cast down your bucket where you are.' A second time the signal, 'Water, water; send us water!' ran up from the distressed vessel, and was answered, 'Cast down your bucket where you are.' And a third and fourth signal for water was answered, 'Cast down your bucket where you are.' The captain of the distressed vessel, at last heeding the injunction, cast down his bucket, and it came up full of fresh, sparkling water from the mouth of the Amazon River. To those of my race who depend on bettering their condition in a foreign land or who underestimate the importance of cultivating friendly relations with the Southern white man, who is their next-door neighbor, I would say: 'Cast down your bucket where you are'--- cast it down in making friends in every manly way of the people of all races by whom we are surrounded." In the speech, Washington went on to urge the white audience members to do the same as he recommended to his own race: to cast down their buckets where they were, in order to reap the benefits of friendship, labor, and the profits that could be reaped by utilizing the talented and industrious members of the black race who were their neighbors.Despite some occasionally expressed resentment about Washington's perceived role as an accommodationist, few individuals of any race or time period compiled such a record of accomplishment in the face of more concerted opposition.An exceptionally important artifact presaging a pivotal moment, not only in black history, but in the history of America. .

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        Verkündigung". Radierung in Grün. 1895.

      - Unten rechts in Bleistift handschr. signiert. – Gerahmt. Rief 10/II/c (von II e). – Einer der 50 Vorzugsdrucke auf Japan ausserhalb der Auflage von 150 Exemplaren auf Bütten und vor der Verstählung der Platte. Ausgezeichneter, dunkeltoniger und gratiger Frühdruck mit feinem Plattenschmutz. Von O.Felsing in Grün gedruckt und zusätzlich signiert. – Der breite Rand gering gebräunt und minimal stockfleckig. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer, Antiquariat & Galerie]
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        Historia de la dominacion española en el Uruguay. Segunda edicion refundida con auxilio de nuevos documentos. 3 Volúmenes

      Barreiro y Ramos, Montevideo 1895 - tela deslucida, interior bien conservado láminas. . 2044 págs.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA ANTICUARIA EPOPEYA]
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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. 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.& &

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        LILITH: A ROMANCE

      London: Chatto & Windus,. 1895. Octavo, pp. [i-vii] viii [1] 2-351 [352: blank] + 32-page publisher's catalogue dated "March, 1895" inserted at rear,. title page printed in red and black, original black cloth, spine panel stamped in gold, all edges untrimmed, white endpapers with floral pattern printed in blue.. Owner's name and date on verso of front free endpaper. Cloth lightly. worn at spine ends and corner tips, a very good copy with bright. spine stamping. (#131826). First edition. MacDonald's second (and last) adult fantasy novel. "It has parallels with PHANTASTES (1858) and shows the slight influence of Carroll, but it is easily the strangest product of Victorian fantasy. It is the obvious parent of Lindsay's VOYAGE TO ARCTURUS (1920) and fascinated C. S. Lewis; as an allegory of heterodox Christianity it bears an interesting relation to the works of T. F. Powys." - Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 2-115. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1068. Bleiler (ed), Supernatural Fiction Writers: Fantasy and Horror, pp. 243- 45. Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997), p, 605. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 146. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 700. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature II, pp. 880-86. Tymn (ed), Fantasy Literature, p. 134. Waggoner, The Hills of Faraway 642. Bleiler (1978), p. 129. Reginald 09423. Sadleir 1478. Shaberman 97.

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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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        FEMENINAS. ( Seis historias amorosas ). Con un prólogo de Manuel Murguía. 1ª edición, muy rara

      - Pontevedra. Imprenta y Comercio de Andrés Landin, editor. 1895. 8º menor, xiipp-226pp-1h para tabla. Viñetas iniciales grabadas. Soberbia y elegante encuadernación actual pleno tafilete gram rojo sangre, hierros orlados y filetes en ambos planos, cinco nervios, hierros al oro, tipos dorados en lomera, conseva las cubiertas originales del editor, intonso en origen. Presentada en refinado estuche de solapa, exterior tela inglesa burdeos con hierros dorados, interior en terciopelo. Mínima pérdida en punta de anteportada reparada y anotación númerica en la misma, muy ligera sombra marginal en 5 últimas hojas, marcas de lápiz borradas en dos páginas, posiblemente de un niño. Excelente ejemplar y espléndida encuadernación de lujo para ésta codiciada opera prima del autor en rara primera edición. Ramón del Valle-Inclán, 1866-1936. Manuel Murguía, 1833-1923. BGE.OHLG22123922-B. CCPB000175968-X. Palau. 350179. [PRIMERA EDICION]Imagen en sitio virtual de MIMO Libros [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Catt. Parthenia Prince of Wales

      Britain 1895 - Macfarlane studied at the Paisley Art School and then made his way to London to seek his fame and fortune. Eventually, he began to focus on commission based projects, finding employment from wealthy orchid-growers wishing to record their triumphs of orchid culture. Through this period, he pioneered the style and format which came to be used for record keeping by the Royal Horticultural Society's Orchid Committee. This exquisite watercolor, Catt. Parthenia Prince of Wales, 12.25” x 9.75”, is in excellent condition, with vibrant coloring and detailing of the orchid petals. Macfarlane’s admiration for orchids can be understood by their enduring history. Epiphytic orchids were first were brought to Great Britain in the 1700s from the West Indies and China and by the end of that century 15 species were growing at the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew in Great Britain. Orchids can impart a wide variety of messages, but historically the meanings of orchids have included wealth, love and beauty and it is their graceful appearance that is no doubt responsible for their fascination among audiences past and present. Indeed, among the many different varietals of flowers, the orchid holds a special place as one of the most alluring and captivating, making them a special symbol of exotic beauty. Their charm and mystique delight those who receive them, for few other flowers have the ability to impress their recipient in the same way that the orchid can. Macfarlane’s intricately drawn watercolors reflect why flower specialists consider orchids to be the world's most evolved flowers.

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        THE EXPEDITIONS OF ZEBULON MONTGOMERY PIKE, TO HEADWATERS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, THROUGH LOUISIANA TERRITORY, AND IN NEW SPAIN, DURING THE YEARS 1805-6-7

      New York: Francis P. Harper, 1895.. Three volumes. Six folding maps laid into pocket in third volume. Original cloth and boards, paper labels. Boards shelfworn, spines darkened, rear hinge of second volume cracked. Very clean and fresh internally. A very good set, unopened. From the special edition limited to 150 copies in boards and printed on handmade paper (this being number 117), from of a total edition of 1150. The first government expedition of the Southwest. This is the first edited edition of the Pike narrative, with notes by historian Elliot Coues, and is distinguished both for the quality of his work and the excellent production of the volume by the publisher, Francis Harper. Noted by Howes as the "best edition." HOWES P373, "aa." BASIC TEXAS BOOKS 163. RITTENHOUSE 467 (note).

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        Geschichte der Explosivstoffe. 2 Bde. in 1 Band. Berlin, Oppenheim (Bd. 1) bzw. Hannover, Jänecke 1895-96. Gr.8°. VI., 1 Bl., 394 S., 1 Bl.; XI., 324 S., 2 Bll. mit 2 Tafeln u. 140 Textabb. Etw. spät. Hldr. mit Rtit.

      . . Dahlmann-W. 2887.- Seltene erste Ausgabe. - Enth.: Bd. 1: Geschichte der Sprengstoffchemie, der Sprengtechnik und des Torpedowesens bis zum Beginn der neuesten Zeit. Mit Einführung v. M. Jähns; Bd. 2: Die rauchschwachen Pulver in ihrer Entwicklung bis zur Gegenwart. - Innendeckel mit Exlibris, eingekl. Brief. a.Vorsatz, sonst gutes Ex. der seltenen Orig.-Ausgabe.

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        Dictionnaire et guide franco-laotiens, prononciation en français avec signes conventionnels, transcription de tous les termes en caractères laotiens, manuel de conversation,

      s.l., 1895, - in-8, 325 pp., broché. Les caractères laotiens sont lithographiés. Couverture lavée et réencollée sur une carte plus solide. Quelques piqûres. Bon exemplaire, non coupé.

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        The Works of the Camden Society

      istorie of the Arrivall of Edward IV. in England and the Finall Recouerye of his Kingdomes from Henry VI.Edited by John Bruce1839: Plumpton CorrespondenceEdited by Thomas Stapleton1839: The Political Songs of EnglandEdited and Translated by Thomas Wright1839: A Chronicle of the First Thirteen Years of the Reign of King Edward the Fourth by John Warkworth, D.D.Edited by James Orchard Halliwell1840: Chronica Jocelini de BrakelondaEdited by Johanne Gage Rokewode1840: Annals of the First Four Years of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth, By Sir John HaywardEdited by John Bruce1842: Rutland Papers. Original Documents illustrative of the Courts and Times of Henry VII. and Henry VIII.By William Jerden1843: The Diary of Dr. Thomas Cartwright1843: Three Ch 1895 - An uncommon, thoroughly interestingtwenty-four volume set of The Camden Society publications rare to find in such a nice uniform run. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and blindstamped decoration. A Roll of the Household Expenses of Richard de Swinfield, Volume Ihas been rebacked with the original spine laid down. Many pages from Three Chapters of Letters relating to the Suppression of Monasteries are unopened. With an armorial nameplate for William Colborne to the front pastedown of King Edward the Fourth. Several of the volumes are bound by Edmonds & Remnants with a bookbinder's label on the front or rear pastedowns. The Camden Society, named after the early English historian William Camden, was founded in 1838 in London to publish early historical and literary materials, both unpublished manuscripts and new editions of rare printed books. By the 1880s, the Camden Society was experiencing financial problems, brought about in part by a project to create a general index to its first 100 volumes. In 1896, the Society merged with the Royal Historical Society. Condition: The bindings are generally tight and firm. Several of the hinges are just starting. The front inner hingeof Edward the Fourth is strained. The rear inner hinge of Domesday is strained between pages 136-13, and the inner rear hinge of Machyn is strained. The inner hinges of Richard de Swinfield Volume I are slightly strained. The first few pages of Jocelini de Brakelonda have been reinforced with good quality paper to the gutter. There is slight wear to the extremities, including slight bumping. Historie of Edward IV has discolouration from water damage to the boards, and Richard de Swinfield, Volume II has marks to the boards. Internally the pages are generally clean and bright, with occasional foxing and handling marksin several volumes. With ink signatures to several of the front pastedowns and free-endpapers. With a nameplate to the front pastedown of Jocelini de Brakelonda, and plates of St Edmunds Bury Abbey to the free-endpapers, along with slightly browned watermarks to the frontispiece. With nameplates and institutional labels to the front endpapers of Polydore Vergil. With an institutional ink stamp to the half-title of Archpriest Controversy. Overall the condition is near very good. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Sang des crépuscules

      Paris, Mercure de France 1895 - Livre d'occasion 19,8 x 15 cm, demi-chagrin bleu à coins, dos à nerfs, tête dorée, couverture imprimée en rouge et bleu conservée, 8 ff. n. ch. (colophon, faux-titre, titre, 4 ff. contenant la préface de Stéphane Mallarmé dont 2 ff. imprimé sur Japon et 2 ff. en fac-similé sur Hollande, Prélude), 214 pp., 1 f. Condition : Edition originale. L'un des 20 exemplaires de tête sur Hollande (le nôtre non justifié), seul grand papier avec 10 ex. sur Japon. Exemplaire complet de la préface originale de Stéphane Mallarmé, en hors-texte sur feuillet volant, qui figure seulement dans les 30 exemplaires en grand papier. La préface est présente ici dans ses deux états, imprimée sur Japon et en fac-similé autographe sur Hollande. Recherché dans cette condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Faustroll]
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        Mittheilungen I - V, VII - XVIII, XXI - XXVII, XXIX - XXXIX, XLI - XLVII, XLIX, LI - LXXXI (hier gezählt mit den Nummerierungen «der ganzen Reihe»). (Zusammen 75 Mitteilungen in einem Bd.).

      Wien, Selbstvlg., 1889 - 1895 - Gr.8°, jeweils 6 - 10, oft 16 bis 24 S., jeweils Textabb., Priv.-HLwd., Bibliotheksex.: priv. Rückenschildchen, Schildchen u. Stempel a. Vs., schwacher Stempel a. Titelbl.; Kanten tlw. beschabt, Deckel berieben, Papier gebräunt; allg. gutes Ex. Vorgebunden «K. k. Lehr- und Versuchsanstalt für Photographie und Reproductionsverfahren in Wien» mit Statuten, Lehrplan, Tarife, Anstaltsgebäude» (17 S. u. 1 Doppeltaf. m. Plänen, 4. Auflage). - Die Mitteilungen in «Separatabdrucken aus der Photographischen Correspondenz» 1889 bis 1895. 1800 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Red Badge of Courage

      D. Appleton and Company, New York 1895 - Beige buckram with red and black lettering and decorative gilt around the letter "T" on the front cover. Clay-coated endpapers. Last few signatures are loose, but holding. The boards are edge-worn and soiled. Small amount of cloth loss at the tail of the spine, affecting the publisher's name. Book shop label at top of front pastedown. Previous owner name neatly scripted at top of blank page preceding the title page. 233 pages plus publisher's ads. This copy shows the year 1895 on both the title page and copyright page. Not a true first printing because of the following points of issue: Points of Issue: In the ads at the back of the book for the publisher's other titles, The Red Badge of Courage is listed as the first entry, thus not a first issue of the first printing in 1895. The first issue of the 1895 printing also featured an unbroken last line on page 225. On that page for this second issue, the word congratulated line breaks after the letter "u." Still a very scarce 1895 printing, a slight variation in the first print run. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Whiting Books]
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        FIGARO ILLUSTRE ANNEE ENTIERE 1895

      FIGARO ILLUSTRE 1895 - R160132536: Année entière avec environ 28 pages par mois. Nombreuses illustrations, photos en couleurs, en noir et blanc ou bicolores dans le texte et hors texte. Texte sur plusieurs colonnes. 1ères de couvertures illustrées en couleurs. Janvier : Au Soudan par Paul Bonnetain. Mil huit cent quatre-vingt-quatorze. Bandits corses. Février: Le chant à l'opéra. Les classes de danse à l'opéra. Les rouages à l'opéra. Mars: Ne suivez pas les femmes. La fille de l'Empereur et le pêcheur. La villa Médicis.Frifri et Froufrou. Le laurier de Mellite. Avril: Un mariage inoui! L'ouverture des Etats-Généraux de 1789. Hugo Galant. ZEMERIKMOSCM. Mai: Femmes et Fleurs. Un paradis terrestre. La toilette de la Parisienne. Oeuvres féminines. La fourrure. Juin: Les yeux fermés. J.-J. ROUSSEAU et ses correspondantes. La source Willy. Zulietta. Juillet: Irène. Le bon jockey. Le diable. La céramique Française. Fin mai, je paierai à Mademoiselle. Août : Souvenirs de l'Ecole de Mars. Mélancolie. MURAT les début d'un roi. Femmes nomades. Général malgré lui. Septembre: En pénitence. La belle et le bête. Pas de quatre. La place de la Concorde. La céramique Française. Octobre: La chasse à courre. L'équipage. Retraite manquée. La chasse à Courre en Grande-Bretagne et en Irlande. Les chasses de Henri IV. Novembre: Un drame d'amour. Chanson en l'honneur du Vin. Les vendanges à Saint-Emilion. Les prisonniers de guerre. L'institut de France, à propos de son centenaire. Décembre: numéro de Noel : Au phare des Sanguinaires. Partitions: Nuits d'été. Noel en mer. La fée surprise. Azrael. Lancée! L'abat-jour. La céramique moderne. In-Folio Broché. Bon état. Coins frottés. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 70.49-Presse illustrée, magazines, revues [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Beggars on Horseback A Riding Tour in North Wales

      William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh and London 1895 - Original light blue linen, faded on spine and edges, tips bumped very slightly, black ink titles and image. Spine, faded, with gilt titles, edges lightly bumped. Internally, blue endpapers, no inscriptions, a little light browning and foxing to edges, half title present, (vi), 186 pp, numerous illustrations, [32] adverts. Housed in a blue cloth drop box, title in gilt to spine, which has faded as have the box edges. Somerville, Edith Anna ¿none, writer and artist, who in the 1890s, trading on her excellent connections in the world of journalism, was commissioned to write travel books, touring Connemara in 1890 for the Lady's Pictorial, and Wales and Denmark in 1893. See ODNB for a full Bio of both authors. Martin, Violet Florence [pseud. Martin Ross], novelist. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Poems.

      Oxford: Daniel, 1895 - Octavo (231 × 150 mm). Original limp vellum, titles to spine gilt, green silk ties. Slight bubbling to pastedowns, mild toning to wrappers, an excellent copy. Limited edition, one of 200 copies bound in vellum, printed on handmade paper in large paper format.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Photograph Album from Virginia and West Virginia

      Oblong octavo. Flexible cloth with blank black leaves. 240 photographs of different sizes and processes. Minor wear and some oxidizing to some of the photographs, overall very good. A few are captioned, usually with first names only. Undated, but spanning circa 1895-1920. Location not immediately obvious but reportedly the album had a Virginia origin, and there are many photographs from a railroad and logging location that display the post office for Mullins (now Mullens) in southern West Virginia. A wide variety of images that seem to center around a few young women, probably sisters, beginning near the end of the 19th Century and progressing through the first decade or so of the 20th. The young women are shown in a variety of poses and outfits: in bathing costumes, humorously eating bananas, picnicking, and courting. There are also pictures of various sporting activities including tennis, fishing, croquet, canoeing, and a baseball game near the railroad tracks. Curiously there is an image of John Mulbetsch, All-American football player for the University of Michigan (Mulbetsch later coached at Marshall College in West Virginia). There are also numerous photos that feature an imposing factory in the background. A substantial number of images are devoted to lumber mills, house building, surveying, and the construction of the railroad, presumably at or near Mullins, and the transformation of the mountainous and rustic area into a town, including several images of rudimentary businesses such as The Railroad and Miners Pharmacy and the Busy Bee Restaurant. .

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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 - Minor offsetting from the original cloth to the prelims. Associate refernces; Wing (2nd ed. ) , C1772. ESTC citation no. : R37540. Finely 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. 4 Kg. 1 pp. A new edition with notes, original and selected [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Paris De Siecle En Siecle

      Libraire Illustree, Paris 1895 - [8], 412, with 25 plates (eau-forte, couleur (8). lithographie) with tissue guards and c. 248 illustrations in-text. Original illustrated paper covers (front, back and spine) mounted on sheets at the back. Full vellum, gilt titles to spine and dentelles, teg, marbled eps. A little spotting of prelims and fore edge spine bleached, boards dust stained, bookplates of Edward Penton and Charles M. Hutt on fpd. Folio [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        EGGS OF BRITISH BIRDS: WITH AN ACCOUNT OF THEIR BREEDING-HABITS

      -6 R.H. PORTER LONDON 1895 - THIS WORK WAS ISSUED IN FOUR PARTS FROM OCTOBER 1895 TO JULY 1896. IT COVERS THE LIMICOLAE ( PLOVERS, SANDPIPERS.). IN THIS VOLUME THE PARTS HAVE BEEN BOUND TOGETHER IN RED HALF- LEATHER OVER MARBLE BOARDS. FOLIO SIZE. MARBLED END PAPERS AND TEG. FRONT END PAPER HAS BECOME DETACHED BUT IS COMPLETE. SOME FOXING THROUGHOUT. 54 COLOURED PLATES IN TOTAL. WITH LIST OF SUBSCIBERS AND AN INDEX OF THE AUTHORS QUOTED. THE ORIGINAL COVERS OF THE PARTS HAVE BEEN BOUND IN. A HANDSOME AND UNUSUAL BOOK FROM THE LIBRARY OF SEPTIMUS HEDGES. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Alexander Hamilton

      William J. Campbell, Philadelphia 1895 - Lithograph, signed in plate and at bottom right. Albert Rosenthal, after painting by John Trumbull. Sheet size: 26 x 21 3/4". Inventory#: p116pmat.

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        CELEBRATED CRIMES.

      Barrie (1895), Philadelphia - Eight volumes. Illustrated with photogravures after De Los Rios, Prodhomme Wagrez, etc., the plates in two states. Bound in half purple morocco with cloth sides and marbled endpapers, t.e.g., the spines in two uneven panels with gilt tiles and gilt ornaments including fleur-de-lis Spines evenly faded to golden brown, hinge on Vol I. cracked and professionally repaired, very clean and handsome wide-margined copies "Edition on Holland Hand-Made Paper", limited to 1000 copies, this no. 10 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ELEMENTOS DE HISTOLOGIA NORMAL Y DE TECNICA MICROGRAFICA.

      Nicolás Moya, Madrid 1895 - 22'7x15, (faltan VI páginas preliminares, incl. portada), 484p (rasgada última hoja), 205 ils.Hol. algo rozada con dorados en lomo. - Palau 247419. Primera edición. Ramón y Cajal recibió en 1906 el premio Nobel de Fisiología y Medicina por su teoría y sus descubrimientos sobre las neuronas, revolucionarios en su tiempo. Sigue llamando la atención la calidad de los dibujos. 1895

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        Movement

      D. Appleton and Company, New York 1895 - xv, 323 p. 204 b&w illustrations. International Scientific Series Volume LXXIII. Red cloth hardcover with black impressing shows some wear, especially to fore-edges. Rebacked in red cloth with new spine label (also red). Ink note on title page and first page of preface. Very mild soiling first few pages. Etienne Jules Marey, physician and physiologist, first began his fascination with movement through his discoveries in circulation and blood pressure. This early work inspired him to explore the movement of the body itself, comprised of linked parts that are subject to universal physical laws. He nurtured the art of capturing cycles of movement through time in a single frame, such as seen on page 58. The book covers such topics as chronophotography, kinetics, dynamics, locomotion in humans from an artistic point of view, locomotion of quadrupeds, the flight of birds and insects, and microscopic chronophotography. The International Scientific Series covered dozens of topics from Darwinism" to "comparative literature". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Painting

      - Gouache painting, measuring 12 1/2 x 18 inches, depicting a wave-swept coast with seagulls and ship. Signed by Gottlieb (1895-1992). A stunning piece [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Histoire de l'administration civile dans la province d'Auvergne et le département du Puy-de-Dôme depuis les temps les plus reculés jusqu'à nos jours. Suivie d'une Revue biographique illustrée des membres de l'état politique moderne (députés et sénateurs).

      Librairie historique des Provinces Emile Lechevalier 1895 - Paris, Librairie historique des Provinces Emile Lechevalier, 1895 - 4 volumes brochés, 17 cm x 25 cm, 689 pages (Tome 1) + 640 pages (Tome 2) + 1000 pages (Tome 3) + 952 pages (Tome 4) - Texte de Georges Bonnefoy - Gravures hors-texte - Index à la fin de chaque volume, tableaux et portraits hors-texte - Bon état. Language: eng [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        THE PEOPLE OF THE MOON: A NOVEL

      London: "The Electrician" Printing and Publishing Company, Limited,. [1895]. Octavo, pp. [i-v] vi [vii] viii [1] 2-402 [403: blank] [404: printer's imprint] [405-410: ads], eight inserted plates and illustrations in the text by A. d'Aguilcourt,. original pictorial blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in orange and silver, rear panel stamped in orange, white endpapers with floral pattern printed in green, all edges silvered.. Early gift inscription on front free endpaper. Cloth lightly worn and. frayed at spine ends, corner tips bumped and rubbed, small damp stain. at bottom edge rear cover, a very good copy. A very scarce book. seldom found in nice condition. (#108528). First edition. "An imaginative science-fantasy romance, with monsters and flying machines galore, of the life and civilization inside the moon; the manuscript was sent by means of an anti-gravity missile to earth for our edification." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 48. Bleiler, Science- Fiction: The Early Years 386. Locke, Voyages in Space 46. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 59. Bleiler (1978), p. 40. Reginald 02748.

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        FEMENINAS (Seis historias amorosas).

      Imprenta y Comercio de A. Landin, Pontevedra 1895 - VALLE INCLAN Ramón del: FEMENINAS (Seis historias amorosas). Pontevedra. Editorial Imprenta y Comercio de A. Landin.1895. 226p. 1h. Medio cuero con picaduras de polilla, aunque el libro se encuentra curado. Primera edición del primer libro del autor. Prólogo de Manuel Murgía. El ejemplar conserva sueltas las cubiertas originales, con algunas perdidas. Raro. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Costumes and Customs in Japan, Vol. I

      K. Ogawa & Kelly & Walsh, Tokyo 1895 - "Sole Agents" Kelly & Walsh, Limited, Yokohama, Shanghai, Hongkong & Singapore, large 4to (11 1/2 x 16 in - 30 x 40.5 cm), 1895 (Meiji 28), decorated card covers, string ties, 12 black and white collotypes on heavy paper stock and each protected by a tissue guard with no text or lettering. The collotype plates have the descriptive title printed directly on the plate below the image. The book reads in European style from front to back. There is a colophon slip tipped to the inside of the back cover. This is the first volume in a two volume set. ~ Condition. The book is in Very Good condition. There is a 1 x 1 cm gouge on the bottom edge of the front cover. There is scattered light foxing which is primarily on the tissue guards and in the plate margins. ~~ More information, to include digital pics, available on request. ~~~ Bulky book and extra postage will apply for posting to an address outside the US.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      O. O., 1. I. 1895. - 2 SS. 8vo. An Pierre Louÿs, dem er Neujahrsgrüße sendet und erzählt, daß er beauftragt worden sei, auszurichten, daß die 'Gitanes' völlig tugendhafte Frauen seien. Er möge das Wort 'Cuidado' im Wörterbuch nachlesen, darüber meditieren und seinen Profit daraus ziehen. - Der Sohn eines wohlhabenden spanischen Kaffeepflanzers und einer französischen Mutter war neben Leconte de Lisle und Sully-Prudhomme der bedeutendste Vertreter der Dichtergruppe der Parnassiens. "In knapper, suggestiver Sprache, die dem Symbolismus verwandte Klangwirkungen zeigt, läßt Hérédia die verschiedensten Zeitepochen und Weltgegenden vor dem geistigen Auge erstehen. Er erhob die Form des Sonetts zu seither nicht mehr erreichter Vollkommenheit" (Brockhaus, 17. Aufl., s. v.). - Mit Montagespuren im weißen Rand, sonst schönes Autograph. Selten.

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        Sammlung von Abbildungen Turkischer, Arabischer, Persischer, Centralasiatischer und Indischer Metallobjecte (Illustrations of Turkish, Arabian, Persian, Central Asiatic and Indian Metal Ware)

      Wien: K.K. Osterreichisches Handels-Museum. 1895. First. First edition. Portfolio. Translated by Edmund H. Dring. Two title and text pages (in German and English), and 50 black and white plates. Half cloth portfolio with illustrated title and one cloth tie. Ex-library copy with spine letters, bookplate, perforated stamp on the title pages, and small ink stamp on the plates. Light soiling to the portfolio, light toning to the English title page, very good. An important survey of Oriental metal works by von Scala, a leading figure of the Arts and Crafts movement and Director of the Museum of Art and Industry, (now the Museum of Applied Arts), in Austria. Complete set of fine collotype plates, scarce in the trade. .

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        The Writings of O.W. Holmes. The works include: The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table (or) Every Man his own Boswell; Mortal Antipathy; Guardian Angel; The Professor; etc.. and Poems

      Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, The Riverside Press, 1895., 1895. The Riverside Edition. Complete in 13 volumes; 8vo (H: 7¾ x L: 15 inches). A very decorative set bound by Ringer in contemporary dark blue half morocco with raised bands, gilt titles and extra gilt to spines; gilt rule to marbled boards; marbled end papers; top edges gilt. A beautiful, clean and sound set.

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        Mars

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company 1895, 1st US Edition. () viii,228pp. Very good. Octavo. Original gilt decorated red cloth binding. Imbossed gilt decoration of Mars on front board. Spine a bit darkened. Coloured frontispiece. 23 other plates. 3 diagrams or sketches. Binding a bit soiled otherwise a very attractive copy. Percival Lowell was part of a wealthy family that built a private observatory in Flagstaff Arizona. Lowell became obsessed with the idea of canals on Mars and through his private observatory did much of the pioneering early work on the planet. In the early 20th century the X planet Pluto was discovered the the Lowell Observatory which carries on active research today. This being Lowell's first major work and is very scarce in the current market with Lowell having a cult following..

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        Theater - Erinnerungen.

      um 1895.. 54 Tafeln mit Or.- Fotografien, gr.- 4°, Or.- GLwd.- Flügelmappe mit goldgepr. Tit. u. Blindpr. ( l. ber. u. best. ).. Wohl private Sammlung von Schauspieler-Fotografien (53 Tafeln)in ihren Rollen in der Zeit von 1858 bis 1892. Leipzig - Stadttheater 1875-1880 (10), Hannover-Hoftheater 1858-1892 (10), Hannover - Residenztheater (1), Karlsruhe - Hoftheater (1), Meiningen- Hoftheater (26), Frankfurt a.M. - Stadttheater 1875-1878 (4), Stuttgart - Hoftheater (1). Alle Abzüge sorgfältig auf Untersatzkartons montiert, mit einer Linie kaschiert und betitelt sowie beschrieben. In sauberer Erhaltung. Zusätzlich eine Tafel "Adolf Sonnenthal als Wallenstein" (Fotografie), "W. Kaiser in Wallensteins Tod", Stahlstich bei Payne für das Pracht-Album für Theater & Musik.

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        Les Regles de la Methode Sociologique

      Paris: Ancienne Librairie Germer Baillière,, 1895. Octavo. Original blue-green wrappers printed in black. Housed in a grey cloth folding case. Wrappers rubbed and toned with some nicks and short closed tears, cracks at the joints, tape repair to the verso of the upper wrapper, contents lightly tanned. First edition of the founding manifesto of sociology, which laid the ground-rules establishing it as a true science more akin to chemistry and biology than psychology or ethnography.

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        Les règles de la méthode sociologique.

      Paris, Félix Alcan, 1895 - In-12, VIII, 186, (2), 16 pp. (catalogue de l'éditeur), demi-chagrin brun moderne, couvertures conservées, ex-libris manuscrit de Nicolas Pérez Serrano sur le faux-titre ; trace beige horizontale de 4 à 5 cm de haut au milieu de la page de titre, centrée par le cachet biffé d'un ancien possesseur espagnol (sans atteinte au texte); sinon très bon état. Première édition sous forme de livre. Ces Règles ont d¿abord été publiées sous forme d'articles dans la Revue Philosophique en 1894 (vol. 37 et 38). Ils ont fait l'objet de modifications mineures et une préface a été ajoutée pour cette édition. Il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. C'est l'ouvrage le plus significatif du père de la sociologie française. Durkheim définit l'objet de la sociologie (étudier les faits sociaux) avant d'énoncer les règles fondamentales de cette science : considérer les faits sociaux « comme des choses», chercher la cause déterminante d un fait social «parmi les faits sociaux antécédents », . Provenance : Nicolas Pérez Serrano (1890-1961), considéré comme le plus grand spécialiste espagnol de droit public de son époque. En Français dans le texte, 321. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Schriftstück mit Namenszug "Christian Morgenstern" am Fuß.

      Berlin, Januar 1895. - 1 S. Gr.-8vo. Liste mit gewünschten Angaben über Personen, die Franz Krüger für sein Gemälde "Die Huldigung der preußischen Stände vor Friedrich Wilhelm IV. am 15. Oktober 1840" portraitiert hatte. "Gesucht: 1) Vorname[n] und Stand / 2) Geburtsort u. -Jahr, Todesort und -Jahr. Es handelt sich um Personen, welche, als Beteiligte an der Huldigung vor König Friedrich Wilhelm IV., von dem Maler Franz Krüger für sein Gemälde 'Die grosse Huldigung 1840' porträtirt worden sind. 1) Desselmann, Stadtverordneten-Vorsteher, Particulier. / 2 Hollmann, Stadtrat, Rentier [.] 3) Keibel, Stadtrat [.] / 4) Krausnick, Oberbürgermeister [.] / 5) Moeves, Stadtrat und Syndicus [.] / 6) Schauss, Stadtverordneter, Conditor? [.]". - Zu Nummer 1 und 6 Zusätze von fremder Hand. Morgenstern unterzeichnet als "cand. phil., An der Kgl. Nationalgalerie". - Christian Morgenstern hatt im Jahr zuvor durch Vermittlung seines Vaters eine Anstellung an der Berliner Nationalgalerie erhalten. Er schrieb damals Kulturberichte und Literaturkritiken für die Zeitschriften "Neue Deutsche Rundschau" und "Der Kunstwart". - Kleine Randläsuren; umseitig kleine Montagespuren.

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        Ikaiei rikusen: Hyakushaku gaisho no gekito. ??? ??. ??????? The land battle at Ikaiei Fierce Fighting at the Site of the Hundred-foot Cliff

      Tsujioka Bunsuke. Meiji 28. 1895.. Color woodblock triptych, on sheet size (three joined sheets) 14 1/2 x 28 3/4 inches. A few light vertical creases on either side of the sheet joins, overall good, clean condition. Dynamic battle scene by Watanabe Nokukazu (c. 1872-1944), with two seals that make up his art name, Yosai. This particular deep-winter battle was key, and sparked production of a number of triptychs depicting the intense struggle to capture the territory from Chinese naval forces. Japanese land and sea battalions joined forces in the fight, which was illustrated by Kiyochika, Chikanobu and other designers, likely based on photographs and journalists' accounts. .

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        The House of Bishops. The General Convention, Minneapolis, 1895

      The Evening Wisconsin Co.), (Milwaukee 1895 - First edition. Tall octavo. Blue cloth. Illustrated from photographs. Top of the title page is trimmed, probably to remove an owner's name, and affecting no printing, else near fine. The book, which consists mostly of portraits of American Bishops, has been used by a former owner as an autograph album, affixing the signatures of all but one of the pictured Bishops, mostly with signatures cut from letters, as well as with the signatures of other Bishops not pictured. Contains over seventy Signatures. Included are successive Presiding Bishops of the Episcopal Church of America, John Williams and Thomas March Clark; Henry Benjamin Whipple, who worked tirelessly for Native Americans; the first African-American member of The House of Bishops, Samuel D. Ferguson, Missionary Bishop to Cape Palmas in Liberia, the first Liberian Episcopal Bishop, and the founder of the Cuttington Collegiate and Divinity School there; and the signature (but not portrait) of the first African-American Episcopal Bishop, James T. Holly, Bishop of Haiti. A particularly nice collection of autographs. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        FIRST TWO VERSES OF GENESIS

      Doves Press, [Hammersmith 1895 - 165 x 238 mm (6 1/2 x 9 3/8"). Four lines done in majuscules of Doves type. Printed in red. Tidcombe DPE-85. Faint corner crease, otherwise fine. Printed in the quietly grand capitals of Cobden-Sanderson's Doves typeface, the text here contains the opening 39 words of Genesis, from "In the beginning" to "moved upon the face of the waters." According to Tidcombe, this trial sheet could well have been printed around the same time as was a rejected opening of the Bible that had these same words in red (in the final version, they appear in black after the word "beginning"). She suggests that this arrangement was Emery Walker's idea. It was not satisfactory for Cobden-Sanderson, who wanted something more monumental. Working with calligrapher Edward Johnston, he created the now-iconic opening, with the first three words forming the first line, in a much larger type. In his journal entry of June 7, 1902, he wrote: "Last night I received from Edward Johnston the completion of my design for the first page of the Bible, and am delighted. 'In the Beginning' with a long 'I.'" A copy of this item, described as "a proof of a trial setting of the first verse of Genesis for the Doves Bible, printed entirely in red," sold as part of Cobden-Sanderson's collection of Doves Press ephemera at Sotheby's in July 1995. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Versuch einer Theorie der electrischen und optischen Erscheinungen in bewegten Körpern

      Leiden, 1895. <p><i>Electron Theory of Matter</i></p><p>Lorentz, Hendrik Antoon (1853-1928). Versuch einer Theorie der electrischen und optischen Erscheinungen in bewegten Körpern. 8vo. [4] 138 [2]pp. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1895. 235 x 156 mm. Original printed wrappers, a few minor chips to edges repaired, spine restored. Occasional very minor foxing, but a very good copy. Boxed.</p><p>First Edition, rare in the original printed wrappers, of the second of Lorentz&#39;s seminal papers on the relationship of matter to electricity, following the publication in 1892 of his Théorie électromagnétique de Maxwell. In applying Maxwell&#39;s electromagnetic theories to moving bodies Lorentz made the fundamentally new assumption that the behavior of light and matter could be understood in terms of charged particles. Maxwell (1864) had argued that radiation was produced by the oscillation of electric charges, and in 1887 Hertz had shown this to be true for radio waves, which he formed by causing electric charges to oscillate. But if light was an electromagnetic radiation after the fashion of radio waves, where were the electric charges that did the oscillating?</p><p>By 1890 it seemed quite likely that electric current was made up of charged particles, and Lorentz thought it quite possible that atoms of matter might also consist of charged particles. He hypothesized that visible light was produced by the oscillation of charged particles within the atom; if this was so, then placing a light in a strong magnetic field ought to affect the nature of the oscillations-and therefore the wavelength-of the light emitted. In 1896 Lorentz&#39;s hypothesis was demonstrated experimentally by his pupil Pieter Zeeman, who shared the Nobel Prize with Lorentz in 1902.</p><p>Lorentz also postulated that there are contractions of length with motion, and that the mass of a charged particle such as an electron depends upon its volume-the smaller the volume, the greater the mass. Arguing that mass increases with velocity led to the conclusion that the velocity of light in a vacuum is the greatest velocity at which any object can travel. Lorentz&#39;s equation describing how mass varies with velocity was adopted by Einstein in his Special Theory of Relativity (1905), in which he showed that the Lorentz mass-increase with velocity holds not only for charged particles but for all objects, charged or uncharged. Printing and the Mind of Man 378b. Magill, The Nobel Prize Winners: Physics, pp. 35-42. 41145</p>

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        Lot de 40 cartes d'Etat-Major "à remettre aux Officiers Supérieurs et aux Capitaines". 35 cartes au 80.000e et 5 cartes au 200.000e. [ Détail des cartes : 35 cartes au 80.000e : carte n°2 : Dunkerque ; 4 : Saint Omer ; 5 : Lille ; 7 : Arras ; 8 : Douai ; 9 : Maubeuge ; 12 : Amiens ; 13 : Cambrai ; 14 : Rocroi ; 15 : Givet ; 21 : Montdidier ; 22 : Laon ; 23 : Rethel ; 24 : Mézières ; 25 : Longwy ; 26 : Sierck ; 32 : Beauvais ; 33 : Soissons ; 34 : Reims ; 35 : Verdun ; 36 : Metz ; 37 : Sarreguemines ; 49 : Meaux ; 50 : Châlons ; 51 : Bar-le-Duc ; 52 : Commercy ; 53 : Sarrebourg ; 69 : Nancy ; 70 : Lunéville ; 84 : Mirecourt ; 85 : Epinal ; 86 : Colmar ; 100 : Lure ; 101 : Mulhouse ; 115 : Ferrette ; Détail des 3 cartes au 200.000e : 2 : Dunk

      Dépôt de la Guerre 1895 - 40 cartes format divers (moyen ; 60 x 85 cm), modèles en général 1895 révisés (1898 ou postérieures, cartes 25 et 26 révisés 1912, idem pour celle au 200.000e de Longwy et Mézières), Dépôt de la Guerre : Contient : 35 cartes au 80.000e et 5 cartes au 200.000e. [ Détail des cartes : 35 cartes au 80.000e : carte n°2 : Dunkerque ; 4 : Saint Omer ; 5 : Lille ; 7 : Arras ; 8 : Douai ; 9 : Maubeuge ; 12 : Amiens ; 13 : Cambrai ; 14 : Rocroi ; 15 : Givet ; 21 : Montdidier ; 22 : Laon ; 23 : Rethel ; 24 : Mézières ; 25 : Longwy ; 26 : Sierck ; 32 : Beauvais ; 33 : Soissons ; 34 : Reims ; 35 : Verdun ; 36 : Metz ; 37 : Sarreguemines ; 49 : Meaux ; 50 : Châlons ; 51 : Bar-le-Duc ; 52 : Commercy ; 53 : Sarrebourg ; 69 : Nancy ; 70 : Lunéville ; 84 : Mirecourt ; 85 : Epinal ; 86 : Colmar ; 100 : Lure ; 101 : Mulhouse ; 115 : Ferrette ; Détail des 3 cartes au 200.000e : 2 : Dunkerque ; 2bis : Anvers ; 5 Maubeuge Bruxelles ; 10 : Mézières ; 11 : Longwy, l'ensemble avec le tableau d'assemblage ] Rare ensemble bien complet du lot de cartes "à remettre aux Officiers supérieurs et aux Capitaines" pour la zone Nord et Est, couvrant toute la frontière française de Dunkerque à Ferrette, sur une profondeur variable allant jusqu'à 200 km. D'après le tableau d'assemblage, le lot est bien complet des 35 cartes au 80.000e et des 5 cartes au 200.000e. Bon ensemble. Langue: Français [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        PRINCE ZALESKI.

      Roberts Bros., Boston 1895 - First American Edition of this Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone and Queens Quorum title featuring the decadent Russian detective, Prince Zaleski. The Goldstone copy, with Adrian Homer Goldstone's neat bookplate affixed to the front pastedown. A bright, fresh copy with some light overall use, wear at the heel and crown of the spine and tips, discreet ink name to the front free endpaper, in decorated green cloth, gilt titles to the spine. 8vo. 207 pp. + 20 pp. of adverts, including an advertisement for the Keynotes Series. An unusually uncommon Cornerstone title. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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