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        The Red Badge of Courage. An Episode of the American Civil War

      New York: D. Appleton and Company,, 1895. Octavo. Original tan cloth, titles to spine and coverin red, black, and gold, yellow top-stain, brown endpapers. With the restored dust jacket. In a red quarter morocco and cloth solander case with chemise. Bookplate of Carroll Atwood Wilson. A very bright, crisp copy with a little tanning at the spine associated with some wear to the dust jacket., an excellent copy in the rubbed and creased dust jacket which has been professionally restored. First edition, first printing, first issue; exceptionally rare in the dust jacket. The Red Badge of Courage is considered one of the most influential works in American literature. The novel, a depiction of the cruelty of the American Civil War, features a young recruit who overcomes initial fears to become a hero on the battlefield. The book made Crane an international success. Although he was born after the war and had not at the time experienced battle firsthand, the novel is considered an example of American Naturalism. The story was successfully filmed in 1951, with war hero turned actor Audie Murphy in the starring role.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Cabinet Photograph, SIGNED--SUPERB!

      1895. Book. Near Fine. No Binding. Inscribed by Author(s). Near Fine Signed by Author. Superb Cabinet Photograph SIGNED BY JULES VERNE. Approximately 4-1/4 X 6-1/2 inches, somewhat light sepia-tone. Inscribed on the verso in French with date (roughly translated): "For Edgard F. Gladin with the best wishes of Jules Verne Amiens, 12 August, 1895." Some foxing to image; otherwise near fine..

      [Bookseller: Barry R. Levin Science Fiction & Fantasy]
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        Business Directory of Humboldt County. 1895-6. A Complete Register of the Citizens of Eureka and Humboldt County, California, with Classified Directory; Description of Humboldt County Mail Routes, with Time Table; Location and Industries of Every Town and P.O.; List of City and County Officials, Justices of the Peace, and Constables of Every Township; School Districts, Teachers and Clerks, Etc.

      Ed. B. Spencer, Eureka, CA 1895 - 152 pages, including advertisements inserted on varying colors of paper stock. The fourth Humboldt County directory, compiled by one of the owners of a milk depot. First edition thus. A good hardcover copy in printed paper-covered boards; no dust jacket, as issued. Interior hinges reinforced with tape, content near fine. Covers lightly soiled, but still an attractive copy of a scarce directory. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Eureka Books, ABAA]
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        Manuale della letteratura italiana - Vol. I- II- III- IV- V, Firenze, Barbera, 1895

      - 12 x19, ril. nz. pelle con titoli in oro al dorso, timbretto ex libris, con traccie d'uso specialmente sui dorsi, in complesso pero' ancora buona ed importante edizione che spazia dal 1300 alla fine del 1800 con documentati riferimenti e notizie . pp.638+621+664+ 628+ 694. D'Ancona è stato uno dei piu' grandi studiosi dell'800 letterario , ed anche patriota ; Il prof. Bacci era Docente al Galileo di Firenze . L'opera che presentiamo è in seconda edizione ed assai ricercata !

      [Bookseller: Ferraguti service s.a.s. - Rivisteria]
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      n.p., n.d.. Manuscript. Laid down on a slightly larger piece of paper. Fine and an important manuscript page from one of Irving's most celebrated works. An excellent single page (5" x 7-1/2"), 23 lines with corrections, apparently removed from the 1895 Manuscript Edition of his collected works, here with the limitation page only from that set mentioning the page of manuscript. It is numbered "69" here but is actually page 45 of the finished book, the text from Chapter 7 titled "Columbus before the council at Salamanca," which describes Columbus's first appearance before the assembly of university professors and church dignitaries that were brought together to pass judgment on Columbus's proposition to sail westward to India. The council brought up many objections, primarily based on Scripture and incorrect scientific assumptions. For example, one objection was that even if Columbus were to reach India, the rotundity of the globe would present a kind of mountain that would make it impossible for Columbus to sail back up to return to Spain. One of the council members convinced by Columbus's reasoning was Diego de Deza. The manuscript here begins with a mention of him. In full: [Diego de Deza was] "an able and erudite man, above the narrow bigotry of bookish lore, and could appreciate the value of wisdom, even when uttered by unlearned lips. He seconded Columbus with all his powers and influence, and by their united efforts, they brought over several of the most intelligent men of the assembly. Still there was a preponderating mass of inert bigotry and learned pride in the erudite body, which refused to yield to the demonstrations of an obscure foreigner, without fortune or connexions, or any academic honours. After this celebrated examination of Columbus, the board held occasional conferences, but without coming to any decision; Fernando de Talavera, to whom the matter was especially entrusted, had too little esteem for it, and was too much occupied by the stir and bustle of public concerns, to press it to a conclusion; his departure with the court from Cordova, early in the." The remainder of that sentence, not present in this manuscript: "spring of 1487, put an end to the consultations, and left Columbus in a state of the most tantalizing suspense.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Geschichte des Großherzoglich [grossherzoglich] Mecklenburgischen Grenadier-Regiments Nr. 89

      Schwerin, Stiller (I. Ritter), 1895.. Thick royal octavo. Pp. (vi), 635, (1). Fine collotype frontispiece plate, a composite of portraits, emblem, and crests, set within elaborate design. Plus 8 other collotype plates of which 2 are full-page portraits, each with a facsimile signature; 3 are composites of portrait vignettes within ornamental designs; and 3 are fine pictorial views. Plus 3 excellent chromolithograph plates of uniforms, printed on thick white card. Plus 10 maps, of which 6 are printed separately and bound in, some printed in colour, one fold-out. Plus large folding map, printed in black, red, and blue on thick paper, tipped-in at rear. Two fold-out tables. Elaborate initial, depicting the Regiment's standards. Numerous tables throughout the text, appendices, extended indices, registers of officers' names. Title-page with Royal regimental crest. Set in Gothic type. Hardcover, bound in the original ivory cloth, upper cover with Royal regimental crest in gilt relief, set within gilt panel with 4 ornamental corner-pieces, gilt frame and border; lower cover with gilt relief sunburst medal, set within similar panel; spine ruled and lettered in gilt. Golden foliage endpapers; bevelled boards; all edges dyed red. In a very fine condition (some spotting to few leaves). A very beautiful copy, superbly preserved. ~ First edition. Provenance: From the private library of J. L. Wagner, 1st Lieutenant Jagers, with his contemporary signature to title. A remarkable production, exceedingly rare. KVK lists British Library, Library of Congress, and Staatsbibliothek Berlin only, the copy in Deutsche Nationalbibliothek apparently destryed. Union Catalog Northern Germany locates a copy in Helmut-Schmidt-Universität. HeBIS-Retro/Digitalisierte Zettelkataloge lists ULB Darmstadt and HLB Wiesbaden. OCLC locates a single copy in the United States, in Brown Universiy.

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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        Poems Chosen Out of the Works of Robert Herrick

      London: William Morris, at the Kelmscott Press. 1895. First Edition. Hardcover. One of 250 paper copies. xiv, 296 pp. Limp vellum with silk ties, lettering in gold on the spine; engraved title, borders, ornaments and initials; printed in Golden type. Edited by F. S. Ellis from the text of the edition put forth by the author in 1648. A fine copy. Peterson A37. ; Octavo .

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        An Illustrated History of New Mexico

      Chicago: Lewis Publishing Company, 1895. First edition, 671 pp. Embossed original black leather covers with gilt title on front cover. New leather spine with four raised bands and gilt title. Nicely repaired front and back hinges. Navy and gilt endpapers. Photo illustrations of pre-statehood New Mexico are found in the text of the first 225 pages. Biographical sketches and portraits of "Eminent Men" fill the rest of the text. A "Contents" section, pp 669-671, includes: History of New Mexico (general, counties, cities and towns); Biographical sketches (for you to trace your relatives); and Illustrations. Many portrait plates have dampstains at bottom corners (not on portraits). Good overall.. First Edition. Full-Leather. Illus. by Various.

      [Bookseller: Page One, Too; Antiquarian Books]
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        The Bibelot. A Reprint of Poetry and Prose for Book Lovers, Chosen in Part from Scarce Editions and Sources Not Generally Known. (21 Volumes Complete)

      Wm. H. Wise and Co., New York 1895 - 21 volumes Light blue hardcover board with wite spine with raised bands and red and black printing. Blue boards-printed by Smith & Sale for Thomas B. Mosher and published by him. Match set from 1895-1914. Many of the volumes also retain the original rarely seen dust jackets. Testimonial edition on of 4500 copies sold by subscription only. Details upon request. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ziern-Hanon Galleries]
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        The Bibelot (20 Volume Set Plus Index) A Reprint of Poetry and Prose for Book Lovers, Chosen in Part from Scarce Editions and Sources Not Generally Known

      Thomas Bird Mosher N.D., Portland, ME - 1st edition/1st printing. Rare set--this is the 20 volumes plus Index volume set (this is the Index covering all 20 volumes) published from 1895 through 1914, and sold by subscription only. NOT the much more common Wise reprint set later published all at once. All 1st editions/1st printings, published by Thomas Bird Mosher from 1895 through 1914. All books are 6-1/8" tall x 4-3/4" wide and varying thicknesses. They are bound in light blue paper covered boards with white spines with raised bands with red and black printing, and the outer and lower page edges are untrimmed. They have both the blue and regular white paper title pages. Each book has the original owner's small, neat name (a deceased Catholic priest) and is dated. Other than some uniform slight darkening to some of the spines, the books are as new--straight, clean & extremely tight (I believe never read). A remarkable and very rare set, all 1st printings and matched. Mosher published (and republished other publishers' works) many finely printed books, and his works are highly collectible. Note that if the name "Wise" is on the title or copyright page, or if a set is advertised as a limited edition, it is NOT this set of true 1st printings. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gil Blas, illustré hebdomadaire, du 6 janvier 1895 au 29 décembre 1895.

      Gil Blas 1895 - - Gil Blas, Paris 1895, 27x39cm. - Edition originale. Reliure en demi basane marron, plats de papier à la cuve, coins émoussés, coupes éraflées, manques sur les plats et dos arraché. Reliure de l'époque. Chaque numéro contient bien ses quatre pages, quelques légères déchirures marginales sans atteinte au texte, ainsi que des pliures. Contributions d'Anatole France ("La Messe des ombres"), Charles Baudelaire (publication posthume de "La mort des pauvres", "La Corde", "Ciel brouillé", "Chanson d'après-midi"), Georges Courteline, Jules Renard ("Poil de Carotte"), Marcel Prévost ("L'Abbé Pantalon", "Torchonnette", "Jeunes époux"), Edmond et Jules de Goncourt ("Le Passeur de Maguelone", "Le Père Thibaut"), Aristide Bruant (Fins de siècle", "Souper du Mac", "Coquette", "Crâneuse"), Alphonse Allais ("Bébert"), Emile Zola ("Le Jeûne", "Un hommage éloquent"), Jean Richepin ("L'oublieux"), Paul Verlaine ("Colombine", "Les indolents", "Pantomime"), J.-H. Rosny ("La Sauveuse", "L'immolation", "Le Funéraliste"), Tristan Corbière ("Sainte Anne"), Gyp, Rachilde ("Volupté"), Paul Léautaud ("Elégie"), Willy ("Une passade"), Maurice Leblanc ("L'Oeuvre de Mort"), Jehan Rictus ("Les soliloques du pauvre") dessins de Sandy-Hook, Abel, Steinlen, Léandre, Carl Hap, Japhet, Gottlob, Prejelan entre autres. Journal illustré de nombreux dessins en couleurs et en noir et blanc, parfois en pleine page voire en double page, ainsi que de partitions musicales. Gil Blas est un ancien hebdomadaire de presse écrite français, fondé par Auguste Dumont, qui a paru du 19 novembre 1879 au 4 août 1914, puis très épisodiquement du 20 janvier 1921 à mars 1940. Pendant une période, à partir du 17 novembre 1909, il fut dirigé par Henri de Noussanne et Pierre de Maroussein. Le Gil Blas se voulut d'abord littéraire. De grandes plumes s'y exprimèrent dans des chroniques qui connurent un vif succès : Guy de Maupassant (ou Maufrigneuse) dont la collaboration fut la plus longue (1881-1888), Paul Arène, Émile Bergerat, Clovis Hugues, René Maizeroy, Jean Richepin, etc. Tout aussi importants étaient les feuilletons, signés par Émile Zola, Hector Malot, Théodore de Banville, et Octave Mirbeau notamment. De son côté, Maupassant y publia « Une vie » (février-avril 1883), « Bel Ami » (avril-mai 1885), « Mont-Oriol » (décembre 1886-jévrier 1887), etc. Outre ces chroniques et ces feuilletons, Zola défendit certaines de ses oeuvres dans le journal, par le biais des « Lettres au Directeur » (sur « le Rêve », 8 novembre 1888 sur « la Bête humaine », 13 novembre 1889). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The True Mother Goose

      Boston, 1895. First Edition. Broadside, as issued. A fine copy; in a frame with archival mats. b'dside.The original advertising poster for the True Mother Goose; signed with initials in the plate. The poster is printed in red, yellow, and black and depicts a flock of geese flying over the city and harbor of Boston. The use of color and silhouette rendering of a portion of the flock gives the print an unusual dynamic and dramatic graphic presence. The poster meas. appx. 20.75 x 14.5 inches. Malhorta / Thom # 301; Met. Mus. of Art - Lauder Coll Cat., # 127.

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        The Rhyming Dictionary of the English Language in Which the Whole Language is Arranged According to Its Terminations... Revised and Enlarged by J. Longmuir

      London: George Routledge and Sons. [circa 1895]. Revised and enlarged edition. Octavo. Red cloth. Gilt lettering dulled but readable, modest wear to the spine ends, a tight, very good copy. Irving Berlin's copy with his bookplate on the front pastedown. Housed in a custom quarter leather and marbled papercovered clamshell case. Accompanied by twenty slips of paper, originally laid into the book, with holograph notes by Berlin. Of these, seven contain working manuscript notes for a rhyming song. The transitory and fragmentary nature of the notes are obviously inconclusive, but it appears this song is currently unpublished. Also in the book is a letter to Mrs. Berlin from a Las Vegas correspondent, and some other material. Further provenance on request. A chance to remake musical history: in an interview in his 90s (he lived to 101), Berlin claimed never to use a rhyming dictionary (Davis, The Craft of Lyric Writing, p. 212). A fascinating artifact, a compositional tool from one of the greatest songwriters of all time, and, among them, one of the few to write his own lyrics as well as music. Berlin wrote approximately 1500 songs during his long career, many of them recognizable American standards such as "Alexander's Ragtime Band" (his first hit, in 1911), "Puttin' on the Ritz," "God Bless America," "Easter Parade," and "White Christmas." In addition he wrote the scores for 19 Broadway shows and 18 Hollywood films. By virtue of the endurance of his individual compositions, his lasting influence on other musicians, and the sheer length and breadth of his career, Berlin occupies a singular position in the history of popular music. .

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        THE TEMPTATION OF ST. ANTHONY. Translated By D.F. Hannigan.

      H.S. Nichols,, Paris 1895 - Flaubert, Gustave. THE TEMPTATION OF ST. ANTHONY. Translated By D.F. Hannigan. Illustrated with Nine Original Designs After S. Gorski. London: H.S. Nichols, 1895. First English edition, & First Edition in English. 8vo., pp viii, 360. Nine b&w plates after S. Gòrski. Publisher's elaborate blocked pictorial cloth gilt showing St Anthony & 2 unclad languishing women. Top edge gilt. A fine exceptionally bright copy showing a bit of rubbing at the tips, the text block clean & free of blemish. Publisher's pricing policy notice to buyers pasted to ffe. An unusually nice premium example. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Dekorative Vorbilder.

      - Eine Sammlung von Figurlichen Darstellungen, Kunstgewerblichen Verzierungen, Plastischen Ornamenten, Dekorativen Tier- und Pflanzen-Typen, Allegorieen, Heraldischen Motiven, Trophäen, Heraldischen Motiven, Vereinszeichnen, Innungswappen, Festlichen Ausschmückungen etc. Für Zeichner, Maler, Graphische Künstler, Dekoratöre, Bildhauer, Architekten. Sechster und Siebenter Jahrgang. Stuttgart, Verlag von Julius Hoffman 1895-96. Folio. (4) pp. + 56 (of 60) mostly chromolithographic colour-plates; (4) pp. + 44 (of 60) mostly chromolithogrphic plates. Text and plates loose in decorative cloth folder for 1896. Lower turn-in detached. 36 x 25,5 cm.*Large and heavy item. Requires extra postage.[#\104455] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquaria Bok & Bildantikvariat AB]
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      1895 - COUES, Elliott. THE EXPEDITIONS OF ZEBULON MONTGOMERY PIKE. New York: Francis P. Harper, 1895. 3 volumes. One of 1150 numbered copies. From tp: "A new edition, now first reprinted in full from the original of 1810, with copious critical commentary, memoir of Pike, new map and other illustrations, and complete index." 8vo., green cloth, title gilt-stamped to spine. Ex-library; all usual library markings. Boards show some scuffing and shelfwear. Binding of volume 1 is shaken; frontispiece detached; rear hinge cracked. Age-toning to perimeters of bookblock else text is clean within. Because of ubiquitous library markings, this set is being offered as is.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company, inc.o ABAA]
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        Strand Magazine : An Illustrated Monthly 6 Volumes

      Newnes, U.K. 1895 - WEIGHING 10 kg /22 lb net SO PLEASE EMAIL FOR SHIPPING RATES FOR DELIVERY OUTSIDE THE UK. Volumes 5 - 10, 1893-5, six months in each book. With many articles and stories of the day and profusely illustrated with black and white line drawings.Volume Five - 652 pages, size 9.5 inches tall by 6.5 inches. Contains 6 Sherlock Holmes stories by A. Conan Doyle : The Adventure of the Cardboard Box; The Adventure of the Yellow Face; The Adventure of the Stockbroker's Clerk; The Adventure of the "Gloria Scott"; The Adventure of the Musgrave Ritual; The Adventure of the Reigate Squire, Illustrations by Sidney Paget. Volume Six - 724 pages. Contains 5 Sherlock Holmes stories : The Adventures of the Crooked Man; Resident Patient; Greek Interpreter; Naval Treaty; Final problem. Volume Seven - 672 pages. Volume Eight - 764 pages. Contains a 5 page article by Conan Doyle, "Alpine Pass On Ski," Illustrated with photographs of Conan Doyle and 2 further stories; Lord of Chateau Noir Illustrated by W B Wollen and Medal of Brigadier Gerard also illustrated by Wollen. Volume Nine - 716 pages. Contains 3 stories by Conan Doyle; How the Brigadier Held The King; Held the Brigadier; Brigadier Slew The Brothers of Ajaccio with illustrations by Wollen. Volume Ten - 804 pages. Contains 4 stories by Conan Doyle; How the Brigadier Came to the Castle of Gloom; Bragadier Took the Field Against the Marshal Millefleurs; Brigadier was Tempted By the Devil; Bragadier Played For a Kingdom also illustrated by Wollen. Books - Very Good original half dark green, leather and sand-grain boards with gilt lettering and decoration to the spines - light rubbing and wearing to the extreme corners and extreme ends of the spine to the leather. Contents, some light browning and light marking to the occasional page, volume seven has light creasing to the page edge of the half title page and frontispiece, previous owner's bookplates to the front pastedowns, otherwise clean, bright and tightly bound. An Attractive Set. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Fiction; Inventory No: 001950. THIS SET OF BOOKS IS HEAVIER THAN THE AVERAGE UPON WHICH CHARGES ARE BASED AND SO WILL INCUR AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE FOR SHIPPING TO ADDRESSES OUTSIDE THE U.K. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Historical and Secret Memoirs of the Empress Josephine (Marie Rose Tascher de La Pagerie). In Two Volumes [Extra-Illustrated Set with a Letter, Signed by Josephine Bonaparte].

      London, H. S. Nichols, MDCCCXCV [1895] With 72 extra-illustrations and a letter, signed by Josephine as Josephine Bonaparte, with 3 lines in her hand. "Edition strictly limited to 500 copies." - Two volumes; 5 1/2 inches x 8 3/4 in., xxiv, 387 pp.; title-page, 372 pp. With 72 extra-illustrations, inserted and bound in. These are various-sized engraved portraits of people or places mentioned in the text, some are mounted in paper frames or on paper sheets, most are steel engravings. Included is an unsigned, early 19th century, engraved colored map of Martinque, a small colored engraved portrait of Napoleon (Duplessis Bertraux), used as the frontispiece to Volume Two; four monochrome views (Deroy) of French cities, various architectural views, all with plain paper guards. Bound by Root & Son, with their stamp, with dark brown morocco leather spines, sides and corner-pieces, five raised bands on the spines, gilt-lettered titling, and red-brown cloth, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, red silk bookmarker ribbons bound. In a red-brown cloth-covered case with a separate divider, pull-out ribbon, and matching red-brown cloth backed dustjackets. The letter is laid into the first volume, measures 7 in. x 6 3/4 in., and shows a central fold, and a tape stain on the lower edge. The slipcase shows a split to the lower edge, light wear to cloth dustjackets, gift inscription in ink on the first flyleaf of Volume One; the volumes themselves are in very fine condition. From the inserted description & translation of the letter: Josephine Marie Joseph Rose Tascher de La Pagerie (1763-1814) Married Emperor Napoleon I. of France in 1796 and was divorced by him in 1809, being unable to bear him an heir. Empress Josephine was a remarkage figure, born in Martinque in comparative obscurity, who rose to be Empress of France. A very long and interesting letter, signed: "Josephine Bonaparte" (an exceedingly rare form of signature in full), 1 full page, quarto. "Paris Xbre 30" no year. In addition to her signature, the final 3 lines of the letter are in her autograph. This superb letter mentions Napoleon, Lord Cornwallis, etc. A choice gem. English translation: "Madame Dargenoel young Cophte married in Egypt to a Frenchman known by Bonaparte, is about to make my dear brother, some claims on some losses incurred in comong to France. The crew of the English Frigate who seized her--took her money--her jewels, and in fact all her precious valuables. She hopes to obtain through the intermediary of Lord Cornwallis compensation for her belongings. She is equally a stranger to the two nations--and it is on this base that she is soliciting--She thinks that through your good offices she hopes to achieve her wishes, and begged me to recommend her to you. Without inquiring whether the English Plenipotentiary can help her, I will leave this to your judgment if you deemed it right to present her claims to him. I have not hesitated to accord to her youthfulness and interest she inspires the recommendation she desires. I am very glad to have the occasion to complain, as a good sister, of your silence and I hope you do me the favor of giving me some of your news. Count always on my friendship and charge yourself with a thousand loving things for my good little sister. Good-bye my dear little brother. I love you and kiss you tenderly. Josephine Bonaparte." Weight: 6 lbs. Postage is extra on this item. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        UNDER The GUNS. A Woman's Reminiscences of the Civil War. With an Introduction by Mrs. General U. S. Grant

      Boston:: E. B. Stillings & Co.,. 1895.. 12mo. 7-3/4" x 5". 1st edition (Broadfoot, p. 635; Nevins II, p. 138; Seagraves, p. 695). [14], 272 pp.. Original green cloth lettered & decorated in gilt. AEG. Beveled edges. Floral patterned paper eps.. Spine slightly dull, though front board gilt quite bright. Slight. lean. Eps age-toned. A VG+ copy.. Annie Wittenmyer one of the more prominent 'angels' that served the wounded during the War Between the States... while she started her efforts in the [Iowa] Soldiers' Aid Society of Keokuk, she actually made her name by the establishment of special diet kitchens attached to hospitals, in an attempt, which ultimately proved quite successful, "to provide patients with alternatives to army rations." [cf. Byrne. NOTABLE AMERICAN WOMEN. Vol III, pp. 636 - 638]. & & Per Nevins, this work "One of the best memoirs by a Northern lady....". . Frontis portrait of the author.

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        Uncle Remus his songs and his sayings

      New York, D. Appleton and Company,, 1895. New and revised edition with one hundred and twelve illustrations by A. B. Frost. Quarto. Original vellum over boards, spine and front cover ruled, lettered and decorated in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut. Frontispiece and 10 plates, with captioned tissue guards; illustrations in the text. Spine a little finger-soiled, uncut edges just slightly brittle, an outstanding copy. Large paper edition, one of 250 numbered copies, bound in vellum, signed by the author. The ordinary trade edition was issued in red buckram.

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        Printed document signed.

      Vienna, 27. IV. 1895. - Large 8vo. 1 p. Includes ms. authorisation of reproduction for H. Gedan, Xylographic Institute (oblong 8vo, 1 p.). Printed contract as used by the "Gesellschaft für vervielfältigende Kunst" in Vienna, to whom Klimt here grants the unique and unlimited right to reproduce his brother's painting "Hanswurst auf der Jahrmarktbühne" as exhibited at the Künstlerhaus in April 1895. - The picture had been completed by Klimt after his brother's death in 1892. - Several contemp. notes; severe edge damage.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        2 eigenh. Briefe mit U.

      Wien, 1893 und 1895. - Zusammen (1+1 =) 2 SS. auf 2 Bll. 8vo. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Regierungsrat zur Übersendung einer (hier nicht beiliegenden) "Gravure" (Br. v. 25. II. 1895) und mit Dank "für die äußerst günstige und interessante Besprechung meines Bildes in der Presse" (Br. v. 23. August 1893). - Franz Matsch studierte gemeinsam mit Gustav Klimt bei Ferdinand Laufberger an der Kunstgewerbeschule in Wien und bildete von 1879 bis 1892 zusammen mit Gustav und Ernst Klimt eine Arbeitsgemeinschaft, "die sogenannte Maler-Compagnie, die zahlreiche Ausstattungsaufträge erhielt, u. a. für das Wiener Burgtheater und das dortige Kunsthistorische Museum. Seit 1891 Mitglied des Künstlerhauses, lehrte er 1893-1902 als Professor an der Kunstgewerbeschule und leitete dort eine Fachklasse für Malerei. Seit 1885 übernahm er Aufträge für die Hermesvilla und das Achilleon der Kaiserin Elisabeth in Korfu, arbeitete 1897/98 an der Ausmalung des Speisesaals im Wiener Palais Dumba und war seit 1898 auch bildhauerisch tätig" (DBE). Später malte Matsch vornehmlich Landschaften, Stilleben und Portraits, darunter "Das Innere des Alten Burgtheaters" (1887/88) und "Franz Joseph in seinem Arbeitszimmer" (1908/09). - Papierbedingt etwas gebräunt, ein Brief leicht tintenfleckig. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Travels in Three Continents. Europe, Africa, Asia

      New York: Hunt & Eaton; Cincinnati: Cranston & Curts 1895 - Thick 8vo., green cloth lettered in gilt with pictorial gilt cover design; top edge gilt; tender front hinge; extremities rubbed. First edition, with 86 plates. A presentation copy, inscribed, "Richard Watson Gilder, with the cordial regards of J. M. Buckley, January 1895," on the front endpaper. Gilder, the iconic editor of "Century Magazine," published pieces by Buckley, the editor of the influential "New York Christian Advocate," including "Faith-Healing and Kindred Phenomena" (1886) and "Witchcraft" (1891) in "Century." A significant association copy with a distinguished provenance. a.p.o [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Time Machine

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

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Time Machine: An Invention

      London: William Heinemann. 1895. First British Edition. Hardcover. 152pp. Later issue with no publisher's advertisements in the back. Full black morocco with four raised bands and gilt lettering on the spine, top edge gilt, blue endpapers. Light toning to text block, a few smudges and corner creases to some of the pages, tiny tear to contents page, faint spot to front free endpaper, mild discoloration to back cover. A very good copy. Basis for the 1960 George Pal movie. Wells 4. In Bleiler, 1978, p. 205. Barron, Anatomy of Wonder, 1981, 1-171.; Octavo .

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        Rare Signed Photograph (SP) of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

      - DESCRIPTION OF ITEM: An excellent portrait post card photograph of Conan Doyle taken circa 1895 and signed by him at the base with a clear black fountain pen ink autograph signature 'Arthur Conan Doyle'. The photograph was taken by Victorian portrait photographers "Elliott and Fry", whose offices at the time were ironically in Baker Street, London. A very rare item. HISTORICAL CONTEXT: Forever to be best remembered for writing the Sherlock Holmes stories, the deductive powers of the famous detective were partly based on Joseph Bell a lecturer Conan Doyle had met when studying medicine at Edinburgh University. Stressing the importance of close observation when making a diagnosis, Bell had a habit of picking out a stranger and deducing his occupation and recent activities simply through closely observing him. As the Holmes stories gained popularity, Conan Doyle actually found himself being asked to perform a Holmes-like role and intervene in cases of miscarriages of justice. For example, using similar forensic methods, he was responsible for overturning the convictions of two men, George Edalji (in 1906) and Oscar Slater (in 1908). Conan Doyle also developed a fervent belief in Spiritualism, writing a number of books on the subject as well as undertaking lectures tours in Europe and America. Close friends with Harry Houdini, their relationship ultimately broke down when Doyle and his wife organised a séance for Houdini to contact his dead mother in an attempt to prove the truth of their Spiritualist beliefs. Houdini took grave offence believing them to be exploiting his mother's memory whilst Conan Doyle felt Houdini was wilfully denying the evidence he had provided for Spiritualism. As well as his literary achievements, Conan Doyle was a great sports enthusiast, an advocate of the role of boxing in character development and is credited with popularising cross country skiing in Switzerland. In addition, he also played as a goalkeeper for Portsmouth football team in 1882 whilst practising as a doctor in the city and beginning to write the first Holmes stories. DETAILED CONDITION REPORT : 13.9cm x 8.9cm. Light chipping to top and right edge and slight bumping of corners. Light silvering. Very light soiling to bottom right corner. Light handling soiling to left and right edge on the rear of card. Else fine. ALL ITEMS SOLD BY 'A PIECE OF HISTORY' CARRY A LIFETIME GUARANTEE OF AUTHENTICITY. SHOULD ANY ITEM EVER BE FOUND NOT TO BE COMPLETELY GENUINE, IT MAY BE RETURNED FOR A FULL REFUND.

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        PAN. Herausgegeben von der Genossenschaft Verlag Pan. Years 1 - 5. [All Published- alles Erschienene]

      Berlin: Pan and Fontane 1895-1900. Large 4to. The 5 years in 10 linen bound volumes with the centerpiece of the original paper covers attached to the covers. One of 1100 copies on Kupferdruck (rag) paper. LACKING the original prints, but with all the other illustrations and text. Fine letter press printing with tissue guards throughout. Very good looking set for a collector who has one or more of the original prints, but lacks the actual books from which they were removed. 4 spines foxed. Masterpiece of Jugendstil/art nouveau fine prining.

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        Qing Dynasty when the new collection of stories ( All 14 sets)(Chinese Edition)(Old-Used) QING MO SHI XIN XIAO SHUO JI ( TAO ZHUANG QUAN 14 CE )

      Shanghai Ancient Books Publishing House Pub. Date:. paperback. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Paperback. Pages Number: 4316 Publisher: Shanghai Ancient Books Publishing House Pub. Date:. Fryer fiction contest held by the new entries collected since the set. Fryer is the twelve nineteenth century. a missionary in China. translator and scholar. May 1895. Fryer held a public contest new novel. and in newspapers and magazines to do the advertising. required essay to be disadvantages of the three obstacles to progress - opium . when the text and foot-binding is proposed remedy treatment. t... Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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      London: Henry Sotheran, 1895. First edition. With a great profusion of full-page plates, textual illustrations and fine full-page gravures. Folio, publisher&#146;s original white polished buckram over boards with pictorial decorations and titling on the upper cover and spine, t.e.g. x, 236 pp. Some foxing to the prelims, otherwise internally bright and clean, externally some wear and darkening to the cloth, sturdy, a very attractive copy. IMPORTANT FIRST EDITION AND A BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED WORK BY MILLAIS. ONE OF THE BEST ILLUSTRATED BOOKS OF AFRICA. &#147;South Africa, with its attraction for the sportsman and the naturalist, has already given birth to so many books by abler pens than mine, that some apology seems necessary for the appearance of these pages. Let me say then at once that though they are occupied in the main with dissertation on, and adventures in pursuit of big game, I have endeavored as far as possible to avoid trespassing on the domain of the standard authorities on this subject. My object has been rather t o supplement from personal observation what is already known of such animals as I came across during a recent tour in South Africa; to present to the best of my ability a true picture of life in that country, whether of man, beat of bird; and to give the sportsmen of that period what help I can as a guide to the hunting grounds and how to work them to advantage.<br> My drawing will no doubt be disappointing to admirers of the grim and gory, who know the lion only as presented in picture-books, with mane trailing on the ground, claws extended, and mouth full of blood and foam. Exception too may be taken by the uninitiated to the fantastic attitudes of some of the birds and beasts here represented. But that I cannot help. I have drawn only what I have seen, and as I have seen it, and it is not my fault if my subjects declined to display themselves in the approved conventional form.&#148; From the Author&#146;s Preface.

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

      Ernest Nister, E. F. Dutton, London and New York, Respectively 1895 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        THE CHILDREN&#39;S TABLEAUX. A Novel Colour Book with Pictures Arranged as Tableaux

      London: Ernest Nister, Dutton and Co., 1895. Early Louis Wain pop out book with five three-demensional scenes full page pop out illustrations in full colour, first edition, also numerous black and white ilustrations to accompany text. Colour boards very good with just some general wear and rubbing, cloth spine intact with light rubbing. Internally complete, original patterned endpapers, text block firm, some superficial edge tears and occasional creases, light toning to paper, no inscriptions, one ink over print to one word "like a" otherwise no scribbles. A very good copy of this rare Louis Wain "picture book". . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Wain, Louis. 4to.

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        Progressive Johannesburg. Illustrated. A Retrospect of Eight Years Progress.

      Johannesburg, Henry Longland, 1895 - First Edition. Very good condition. Contents clean . Binding solid. Minimal edgewear. Beautiful decorated pictorial front cover with flowing script. Packed with contemporary photographs, for instance Commissioner Street before and after (first mining shacks, then respectable Victorian buildings). 140 pages including advertisements. A fascinating look at Joburg a mere eight years after its founding. Extremely rare, especially in this condition. Comments and questions welcome. Africana. Paperback. No dj. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Combat du Chevalier d'Eon.

      Encre sur papier 1895 - - Encre sur papier Fin XIXème, 27 x 21 cm. - Dessin original à l'encre. Signature du cachet de la signature de l'artiste dans l'angle inférieur droit de l'oeuvre et signature du tampon du monogramme de l'artiste signature du cachet de l'atelier au verso. Mention manuscrite au dos, au crayon à papier, du titre, et de la date : 1895. Très bel état de conservation. Provenance : atelier de l'artiste, référencée au catalogue Atelier Louis Anquetin (Thierry de Maigret, 28/11/08). Louis Anquetin, né à Étrépagny en 1861 et mort à Paris en 1932, est un important peintre français. Il commence sa carrière aux côtés de peintres d'avant-garde tels que Vincent Van Gogh ou Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. Avec Émile Bernard, il est l'inventeur du Cloisonnisme. De 1884 à 1893, Louis Anquetin ne cesse d'explorer les possibilités nouvelles offertes par la libération introduite par l'Impressionnisme dans la peinture française. A partir de 1893, à la suite d'une longue confrontation avec les « maîtres d'autrefois », il adopte un parti-pris pictural qui le mettra en marge du mouvement général de l'art, et l'éloignera de ses amis. Ébloui par l'art baroque et sa vigueur créatrice, il pense alors que ses amis de jeunesse se sont engagées dans une voie qui mènera à la mort de la peinture. Il croit en une « peinture parfaite » qui s'incarne dans le re-souvenir des leçons de Michel-Ange et de Rubens notamment. Son travail devient donc plus classique, il prône le retour au métier, en proposant de réfléchir sur les conditions a priori de toute forme d'art possible dans le respect des règles de la perspective et de l'anatomie, telles que pratiquées par les maîtres du XVIème et XVIIème siècle. Ne laissant que quelques oeuvres que l'on peut qualifier de monumentales, Anquetin s'avère prolifique par ses nombreuses études et esquisses, lui qui considérait que le dessin était « un moyen d'expression tout puissant », le fondement obligatoire de tous les arts plastiques. En travaillant volontairement à rebours de son époque, Louis Anquetin a rendu possible l'existence d'une figuration moderne originale. Par son obstination et sa passion de la peinture, il a en effet évité que ne soit totalement obturé le chemin de la grande tradition occidentale. On peut admirer ses oeuvres dans de nombreux et prestigieux musées comme le Musée d'Orsay ou Le Louvre à Paris, à San Francisco ou à Detroit, au Musée de l'Hermitage de Saint-Petersbourg, à la National Gallery et à la Tate de Londres, etc. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        NELLE VIE. (Il piccolo spettacoli). Con XXI bozzetti all'acquaforte.

      Lib. Treves di P. Virano, Bologna 1895 - 17'2x12, frontis grab, 214p (incl. 1ª hoja blanca y frontis, leve óx.), 1h, 19 láms. grabs. (óx. en márgenes, conforme con el índice de ilustraciones). Hol. puntas tela-papel, tejuelos en lomo. "- Primera edición. Según Fernando Tempesti, este libro es una de las fuentes en las que se inspiró Collodi para su "Pinocchio", "una guía tanto rara como preciosa para todos los collodistas". Escenas de la vida popular florentina, con bellísimos grabs." 1895

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      Fisher Unwin & Boston: Copeland and Day 1895 - FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, tissue-guard present, the title-page and cover designs are by H. G[ranville] F[ell], with the addition of the publisher&#146;s name &#145;Copeland and Day&#146; on the title-page and at the foot of the backstrip, pp. xii, 288, crown 8vo, original cream cloth with an overall gilt blocked design incorporating the lettering, backstrip darkened, with the head and tail chipped at usual, t.e.g., others untrimmed, good (Wade 16)

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        One Hundred and Seventy Six Historic and Artistic Book-Bindings Dating

      1895 - (B00KBINDING). One Hundred and Seventy Six Historic and Artistic Book- Bindings Dating from the Fifteenth Century to the Present Time pictured by etchings artoypes and lithographs after the originals selected from the library of Robert Hoe. Dodd, Mead, N.Y. 1895. One of 200 copies. 2 vols. Folio, full brown morocco by Macdonald. 179 plates of bindings some in color. One hinge cracked partially on each volume. Some minor general wear, faint ownership stamp on titles and verso of a few plates. A major work on bookbinding.

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        Japanese Costume Before the Restoration, Photographed by K. Ogawa, Under Direction of Ko-yu-kai (Tokyo Fine Art School) - with Original Ribbon Tie

      K. Ogawa, Tokyo 1895 - (10 1/2 x 14 in - 26.5 35 cm), illustrated card covers, punched holes at three points along the left (spine) edge with ribbon tie, copyrighted 1893 by C. B. Woodward, St Louis, "manufactured" by National Chemigraph Co., St Louis, 1 page preface, 17 black and white halftone ("Chemigraph") plates. Each plate with a single image and descriptive title and a paragraph of information. The plates reproduce Kazumasa Ogawa photographs of Japanese dress from the Tempei period (620-808), the Fujiwara period (880-1150) and the Ashikaga period (1350-1550). The very high quality halftone images are printed on glossy medium thickness paper. The image areas vary but generally are 6 x 8 inches. At the lower right of each image an inscription reads "Chemigraph, patented March 21, 1893." ~ Condition. The book is in Very Good++ condition. Minor soiling on the covers. There is a 2 cm tear in the right margin of the title page. Internally clean and free of faults. The book has the original ribbon tie which is rarely seen. ~~ More information, to include digital pictures available on request. ~~ Bulky book and additional postage will apply for mailing outside the US.

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        Picturesque Ceylon Vol III: Nuwara Eliya And Adam's Peak

      Sampson Low 1895 - Scarce. Black quarter leather boards with gilt lettering to front and spine. Boards are marked and generally grubby. Corners are bumped, board edges worn. Spine has been restored with what was left of the original spine relaid. a.e.g. Bookplate. Previous owner's mark. Textblock has one or two grubby marks but is mostly clean. 85 pp. 34 plates. When securely packed this item will weigh in the region of 1722g. (YBP Ref: 3433/48 15c) Size: 4to - over 9 3/4" - 12" Tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      London: Privately Printed. Good. 1895. First Edition. Hardcover. Complete 2 volume set. Binding signed by Riviere & Son. Full brown moroccan leather bound covers with 5 raised bands have wear to extremities. Boards and spine are straight. Only one board is still attached. Of the 3 detached covers, 2 are present. Lovely dentelles of 1/2". Bindings are tight. Pages bright, clean and in very good condition. Contains Browning&#39;s correspondence to: Miss Sarah Flower, John Macready, Mr. Christopher Dowson, Mr. Richard Henry Horne, Mr. Edward Moxon, Mr. Dante G. Rosetti, Mr. Eneas S. Dalls, Mr. W. G. Kingsland, Rev. Alexander B. Grosart, Mr. John H. Ingram, To a Lady Correspondent, Mr. Edmond Gosse, Mr. H. Buxton Forman, Mr. George Barnett Smith, Dr. F. J. Furnivall (numerous) , Mr. Thomas J. Wise, Mr. Walter B. Slater. .

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        Le Disciple Aime

      Paul Ollendorff, Editeur, Paris 1895 - First Edition. 12mo., 337pp. Copy No. 6 of 10 copies printed on "papier de Hollande", bound in brown padded leather with marbled paper endpapers. PRESENTATION COPY, SIGNED, to "A mon cher ami George Hall 1884 - mai 1895. Abel Hermant" Light wear at top and bottom edge of the spine, some scattered small brown spots on the covers. The back cover has an approximate 1 inch area of indentations in the soft leather. [Attributes: First Edition]

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