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      London: J. M. Dent and Co. . / New York: Macmillan Co., 1895 - Octavo, pp. [i-vii] viii 1-251 [252: blank], title page printed in orange and black, original pictorial red buckram over bevel-edged boards, front and spine panels stamped in gold, t.e.g., fore and bottom edges untrimmed. First edition, variant binding (possibly later) with gilt angel (designed by Arthur Rackham) on front panel. A dark satire based on a remark attributed to John Ruskin, that if an angel came to earth someone would be sure to shoot it. ". an underrated work that deserves to be more widely read." - Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature V, pp. 2162-4. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 2-155. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1675. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 228. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 1096. Bleiler (1978), p. 205. Reginald 15116. Currey (2002), p. 426 (binding B). Hammond B2. Wells 5. Wells Society 5. Wells and Hammond have the binding information reversed: copies of this book with the angel on the front cover are not advance copies and are far more common than those without the figure. A fine copy. (#60177) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        The Wonderful Visit

      J. M. Dent & Co., London 1895 - Original red buckram cover over bevelled boards. Decorative gilt cover. Top edge gilt, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. Slightly skewed. Hammond, in describing this variant binding, remarks that "a few, possibly advance, copies of the first edition bear title and design of a figure of the Angel, both in gilt, on the front cover." A very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Select Conversations with an Uncle

      1895 - Pictorial title-page Binding somewhat rubbed and soiled, browning internally, but a very good copy The author’s first non-scientific work and one of about 650 copies published as number III of The Mayfair Set, comprising pieces from The Pall Mall Gazette. Most unusually, this copy does not have pages 5-6 of the advertisements excised by the publisher, proving the point that Edmund Gosse’s name was indeed printed as "Goose (Edmund)". Sixteen pages publishers’ advertisements at end [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Wonderful Visit

      London, J. M. Dent & Co.,, 1895. Octavo, pp. 251. Finely bound in full burgundy morocco, gilt titles, decoration and raised bands to spine, gilt rule to boards, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt others untrimmed, original front cloth cover bound in at the back. Very good. First Edition.

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        Chaney's Primer of Astrology and American Urania : Old Rules Simplified, New Rules Added, with Improved Nomenclature and Numerous Tables Never Before Published

      St. Louis, MO: Magic Circle Publishing. Bk: quarter leather worn on spine/corner tips; little cover soiling; some browning on endpapers; some light page browning; front gutter breaking; Purdy Publishing Company, 1895 sticker over original date on Title Page ; Good+ with no dust jacket 1890. Hardcover. 24mo 5" - 6" tall; Unpaginated pages .

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        Joel Chandler Harris SIGNED Uncle Remus Limited Edition

      New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1895. Limited. Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good. (Literature) HARRIS, Joel Chandler. Uncle Remus, His Songs and His Sayings. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1895. Octavo (9x6.5), Original Vellum Boards, spine and cover decorated in gilt. Signed by Harris at the end of the preface. No. 35 of 250. Frontispiece and 10 plates intact. Top edge gilt. Rough cut page edges. Light toning on spine. Occasional brown spotting. Very good condition.

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      London: Digby, Long & Co., 1895 - Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1] 2-214 [215-216: ads] + 8-page publisher's catalogue dated "May 1895" inserted at rear, original red cloth, front cover stamped in black and gold, spine panel stamped in gold, publisher's monogram stamped in blind in rear panel, white endpapers with floral pattern printed in olive green. First edition. Cromie's third, and most ambitious science fiction novel, a thriller set a hundred years in the future in which a "group of madmen are barely thwarted in their plot to use an atomic device to undo creation." - Brians, Nuclear Holocausts: Atomic War in Fiction, 1895-1984, p. 4. "Literate, not outstanding as fiction, but historically very significant for its clear fictional statement of matter and energy." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 506. Cromie's "use in this novel of a nuclear device to shake civilization marks the first occurrence of a theme which would dominate the next century." - Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), p. 281. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 209. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 21. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p.61. Stableford, Scientific Romance in Britain 1890-1950, p. 122. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 60. Bleiler (1978), p. 53. Reginald 03633. Small bookseller's stamp on front free endpaper and title page. Binding a bit leaned, touch of wear to lower corner tips, tiny stain on front cover, top edge of text block dusty, several signatures proud, somewhat amateur repair to inner rear hinge, a very good copy. Still a better than average copy of a scarce book. (#79735) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sir Quixote of the Moors : Being Some Account of an Episode in the Life of the Sieur De Rohaine / by John Buchan

      London : T. F. Unwin 1895 - Description: 188 p. ; 20 cm. Subjects: French--Scotland--Fiction. Covenanters--Scotland--Fiction. Form/Genre: Historical fiction. The author's scarce first book. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked, decorated cloth. Panel edges somewhat dulled and dust-toned as with age. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. Scans and additional detail on request. 1 Kg. 188 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Indian Camp, Red Cart

      - [no date]. () Near fine. Original drawing. Pen and ink on paper. 29.2 X 35.6 cm. Signed near the bottom right by the artist. A beautifully detailed image. A few very light stains to paper else in fine condition. Edward Frederick Hagell (1895-1964) was a Lethbridge born Canadian artist who drew, painted and wrote about the Wild Canadian West. With the drawing come 'The Legacy of a Southern Alberta Artist' by Wilma Wood- a book about Hagell and his works. This work was displayed in the exhibition 'The Legacy of Russell and Remington' at the Glenbow Museum in Calgary, Alberta (2004) [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Salmon Fly: How to Dress It and How to Use It

      London Geo. M. Kelson, c/o Messrs Wyman & Sons 1895. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Cover rubbed with corner wear. Spine sunned with wear to top and tail. Fep edge chipped and loose. Label of Army and Navy Club on paste-down with neat embossed stamps on prelims. Plates bright. Teg First Edition Maroon/gilt hardback cloth cover with bevelled edges 260mm x 190mm (10" x 7"). xiv, 510pp, xlv. 8 coloured plates and line drawings.

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        The Witch of the Juniper Walk and Other Fairy Tales

      London: Gay and Bird, 1895., 1895. 8vo.; pp. 107, 4. Publisher's original salmon coloured cloth titled in gilt to spine and in black to upper board with illustration of a witch on a broomstick. With 4 full page and several in text black and white illustrations. Slight dustiness to covers; light browning to eps; faint and very occsional specks of foxing. A rare book in great condition.

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      D. Appleton and Company, New York 1895 - Subscription Edition. Two volumes. Very tall folio (16 5/8"). x, 96p, (ii), xlvii; viii, 97-197p, (ii), xlix- lxxxiv. Illustrated on every text page, and including 50 photogravures on heavy stock, 50 color "typogravures matted, and 120 full-page typogravures in black and white. The end matter, 'The Story of the Exposition' and The Plan of the Builders' by Burnham includes 10 additional photogravures, 1 color typogravure matted, and 16 full-page typogravures in black and white. Bound in tan cloth blocked in gilt with overall designs of the buildings, design by Stanford White, a.e.g. Dybwad and Bliss 880. Covers with mild wear and slight chipping, but still relatively bright, interior fine [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Transaction of the Zoological Society of London: volume 13.

      London: Zoological Society of London, 1895. - Quarto,445 pp.,62 handcoloured and uncoloured lithographic plates, some double page. Restored green half morroco, new endpapers, some plates spotted otherwise a very good copy. The papers are: 1. Stebbing, Thomas R. R. On the Genus Urothoe and a new Genus Urothoides. pp. 1-30 plates 1-4. 2. Stebbing, Thomas R. R. and David Robertson. On four new British Amphipoda. pp. 31-42 plates 5-6. 3. Parker, W. K. On the morphology of a reptilian bird, Opisthocomus cristatus. pp. 43-86 plates 7-10. 4. Bell, Jeffrey. Contributions to our knowledge of the Antipatharian Corals. pp. 87-92 plates 11-12. 5. Boulenger, G. A. Catalogue of the reptiles and batrachians of Barbary (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia), based chiefly upon the notes and collections made in 1880-1884 by M. Fernand Lataste. pp. 93-164 plates 13-18. 6. Newton, E. T. On a skull of Trogontherium cuvieri from the forest bed of East Runton, near Cromer. pp. 165-176 plate 19. 7. Beddard, Frank E. Contributions to the anatomy of the Anthropoid Apes. pp. 177-218 plates 20-28 (one handcoloured). 8. Gregory, J. W. On the British Palaegene Bryozoa. pp. 219-280 plates 29-32. 9. Newton, Edward and Hans Gadow. On additional bones of the Dodo and other xxtinct birds of Mauritius obtained by Mr Theodore Sauzier. pp. 281-302 plates 32-37. 10. Bell, Jeffrey. Description of a remarkable new Sea-urchin of the Genus Cidaris from Mauritius. pp. 303-304 plate 38. 11. Boulenger, G. A. On remains of an extinct gigantic tortoise from Madagascar (Testudo grandidieri, Vaillaut). pp. 305-312 plates 39-41. 12. Gadow, Hans. On the remains of some gigantic land-tortoises, and of an extinct lizard, recently discovered in Mauritius. pp. 313-324 plates 42-44. 13. Hickson, Sydney J. A revision of the Genera of the Alcyonaria Stolonifera, with a description of one new Genus and several new species. pp. 325-348 plates 45-50. 14. Stebbing, Thomas R. B. Descriptions of nine new species of Amphipodous crustaceans from the tropical Atlantic. pp. 349-372 plates 51-55. 15. Parker, T. Jeffrey. On the cranial osteology, classification, and phyloyeny of the Dinornithidue. pp. 373-431 plates 56-62.

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        The Second Jungle Book.

      1895 1895 - London: Macmillan, 1895. 8vo. Orig. illust. blue cloth binding. Gilt. (iv, 238, 2pp.). Edges gilt. With numerous illusts. by J. L. Kipling. 1st edition. Complete. NOTE: The Jungle Books have been one of the most popular and enduring stories since their publication in 1894 & 1895 and were firmly lodged in popular culture when Walt Disney adapted the stories into an animated movie in 1967. The story tells of the child Mowgli, who is a foundling brought up by wolves. He learns over time through the instruction of various animal mentors the rules or ‘Laws’ of the jungle. Key figures are the wise black panther, Bagheera, and Baloo the sleepy bear. Both of these friendly beasts contribute to the child’s education. We learn about the great enmity between Mowgli and the tiger Shere Khan, who killed the boy's parents. Like Just So Stories (1902) it portrays the natural world and especially its creatures in a romantic anthropomorphized manner, entertaining to adult and child alike.The simplicity of the concept and the lack of didactic moral overtones have made The Jungle Books a lasting influence on the young. (Bibliomania).

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        En Symbole vers l'apostolat.

      Bruxelles, Lacomblez, 1895, - in-8, 82 p., bradel demi-vélin blanc, plats de papier chagriné décoré, non rogné, couv. cons. (rel. de l'époque). Edition originale imprimée par Buschmann et dont la couverture est ornementée par Henry Van de Velde, tirée à 207 ex. num. Un des 200 sur vergé de Hollande. [Attributes: First Edition]

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      Bliss, Sands and Foster, London 1895 - Original yellow pictorial cloth lettered in black. Published in an edition of only 1000 copies. A fantasy novel in which the main character strikes a bargain with the devil, who is depicted on the front cover. This copy is INSCRIBED and SIGNED at the time of publication by the author on the front endpaper: "To my friend Charles Graves/with kindest regards/Eden Phillpotts/March 1895." Bookplate of La Fayette Butler on the front pastedown. Light soiling to yellow cloth. Very Good or better [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Éléments d'économie politique.

      Paris, Librairie de la Société du recueil général des lois et des arrêts et du Journal du palais, L. Larose; Lyon, Auguste Cote 1895 - Octavo. Pp. 796. Hardcover, attractively bound in half mahogany polished morocco and matching cloth, spine in compartments between gilt-ruled raised bands, gilt lettering. Marbled endpapers, marbled edges. In about fine condition (some pencil annotations). Excellent copy. ~ First edition. First edition. From the Max Montecuccoli'sche Bibliothek, with a handsome armorial bookplate to first paste-down. Joseph Rambaud (1849-1919), professor of political economy. Not in Einaudi which lists (4631) the 1896 second edition only. Scarce. OCLC locates only 4 copies worldwide.

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        THE MISSING LINKS 1895 Illustrated RARE

      NY: M. W. SPENCER & COMPANY, 1895. Book. Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2. TITLE: THE MISSING LINKS 1895 illustrated AUTHOR: REV. MORTON W. SPENCER PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) /COPYRIGHT: M. W. SPENCER & COMPANY, 1895 EDITION: First Edition assumed with only one date present CATEGORY: Religion, History BINDING/COVER: Hardback without dust jacket COLOR: Rust Color CONDITION: VOL. I ONLY (of two) !!!! The book is without a dust jacket as issued. There is some bleach or drying out speckling all about the boards. The insides are good. Book is without marks or writings, pages are clean, and book is tight and sturdy. SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: Sectioned pages. THERE ARE NO OTHER COPIES OF THIS BOOK FOUND FOR SALE ON THE INTERNET AT THE TIME OF THIS RESEARCH!! BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: THE MISSING LINKS or, THE ANGLO-SAXONS, THE TEN TRIBES OF ISRAEL. 1000 HISTORICAL AND PROPHETICAL PROOFS of our HEBREW-SAXON ANCESTRY, FROM THE "CALL" OF ABRAHAM, UNTIL THE KINGDOM IS "DELIVERED UP," SHOWING THE ONE PLAN OF REDEMPTION. IT DECLARES WHY AMERICAL IS A REPUBLIC, AND NOT A MONARCHY; OUR NATIONAL TRIUMPH, IN GOVERNMENT, COMMERCE, WEALTH, CIVILIZATION, AND RELIGION. THE KEY TO OUR SUCCESS. ENGLAND AND AMERICA THE FOCI OF DISPENSATION. CHRIST THE CENTER OF ALL THE AGES. VOL. I ONLY!!!! THERE ARE NO OTHER COPIES OF THIS BOOK FOUND FOR SALE ON THE INTERNET AT THE TIME OF THIS RESEARCH!! COMPETITIVE PRICING! Once paid books will ship immediately without email notification to customer (it's on the way), you are welcomed to email about shipment date! REFUNDS: All ViewFair books, prints, and manuscript items are 100% refundable up to 14 business days after item is received. InvCode E H V VIEWFAIR BOOKS: 004999.

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        The poetical works Of Dante Gabriel Rossetti

      Edited with preface by William M. Rossetti. A new edition in one volume. Ellis and Elvey, London, 1895. All rights reserved. Drypoint portrait frontispiece by G.W. Sherborne from a photograph taken in 1864, with tissue guard; pp.[xxxii]+380; original (v. note) dark green crushed Levant morocco very elaborately tooled gilt on sides and spine after a design by the author, lettered gilt on spine, doublures ruled and tooled gilt with small florets and leaves, again after a design by the author; French marbled end-papers; a.e. burnished gold. Fine copy. Despite the ‘New Edition’ on the title-page, this is actually, as William Rossetti’s Preface makes clear, the first collective edition of his brother’s original poems (without the translations). The binding, which is by Zaehnsdorf, is signed and dated 1895, suggesting that this copy was supplied by the publisher as sheets, and that this is its original dress. It reproduces, as far as the outside covers are concerned, though on a smaller scale, Rossetti’s design for the covers of the 1870 edition of the ‘Poems’, the tooling here being more perfect than the blocking on cloth of the originals, however, the brasses for that having been cut badly - though to speak more truly it follows more precisely the design of the binding of the two volume Collected Works of 1886, in its original envisagement, the lower of the two small panels on the sides having ten horizontal rows of circlets on the front and eleven on the back cover. The tools used on the doublures are based on elements of the end-paper design of the 1870 volume. A beautiful volume, and one of only a very small issue so bound. All books listed by Robert Temple are first editions unless otherwise stated.

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        ATLANTE BOTANICO secondo il sistema naturale di De Candolle - 80 tavole con 482 figure a colori e 426 incisioni intercalate nel testo per Giovanni Briosi - Seconda edizione rifatta, accresciuta e corretta, colla collaborazione di Rodolfo Farnetti

      Milano: Ulrico Hoepli Editore, 1895 - 4° - 227pp - complete with the 80 Color Plates (Chrom-Litho) each with its original glassine paper and explanation of the table, and b/w reproductions. Second edition, text in Italian language. Original pictorial boards. Slightly signs of wear, marks in pencil on glassine and on some of the Plates, otherwise in very good condition [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE MISSING LINKS 1895 Illustrated RARE

      M. W. SPENCER & COMPANY, NY 1895 - TITLE: THE MISSING LINKS 1895 illustrated AUTHOR: REV. MORTON W. SPENCER PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) /COPYRIGHT: M. W. SPENCER & COMPANY, 1895 EDITION: First Edition assumed with only one date present CATEGORY: Religion, History BINDING/COVER: Hardback without dust jacket COLOR: Rust Color CONDITION: VOL. I ONLY (of two) !!!! The book is without a dust jacket as issued. There is some bleach or drying out speckling all about the boards. The insides are good. Book is without marks or writings, pages are clean, and book is tight and sturdy. SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: Sectioned pages. THERE ARE NO OTHER COPIES OF THIS BOOK FOUND FOR SALE ON THE INTERNET AT THE TIME OF THIS RESEARCH!! BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: THE MISSING LINKS or, THE ANGLO-SAXONS, THE TEN TRIBES OF ISRAEL. 1000 HISTORICAL AND PROPHETICAL PROOFS of our HEBREW-SAXON ANCESTRY, FROM THE "CALL" OF ABRAHAM, UNTIL THE KINGDOM IS "DELIVERED UP," SHOWING THE ONE PLAN OF REDEMPTION. IT DECLARES WHY AMERICAL IS A REPUBLIC, AND NOT A MONARCHY; OUR NATIONAL TRIUMPH, IN GOVERNMENT, COMMERCE, WEALTH, CIVILIZATION, AND RELIGION. THE KEY TO OUR SUCCESS. ENGLAND AND AMERICA THE FOCI OF DISPENSATION. CHRIST THE CENTER OF ALL THE AGES. VOL. I ONLY!!!! THERE ARE NO OTHER COPIES OF THIS BOOK FOUND FOR SALE ON THE INTERNET AT THE TIME OF THIS RESEARCH!! COMPETITIVE PRICING! Once paid books will ship immediately without email notification to customer (it's on the way), you are welcomed to email about shipment date! REFUNDS: All ViewFair books, prints, and manuscript items are 100% refundable up to 14 business days after item is received. InvCode E H V VIEWFAIR BOOKS: 004999 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Artemis Library: The People of the Moon

      A Novel. With illustrations by [A.] d’Aguilcourt. London: “The Electrician” Printing and Publishing Company, Limited, [1, 2, and 3] Salisbury Court, Fleet Street, N.D. [1895]. All rights reserved. Extra cr.8vo; half-title not called for; dedication, Contents, and List of Illustrations leaves precede start of text; frontispiece and seven half-tone plates; twenty-one illustrations in the text; printer’s imprint leaf at end, blank on recto; pp.[vi]+402+[ii]; 8pp. publisher’s inserted advertisements at end; diagonally fine-ribbed cobalt blue buckram-surfaced cloth, blocked scarlet on back cover, blocked and lettered black, scarlet and silver on front cover and spine; a.e. silver; end-papers printed florally in olive. Slight rubbing to head and tail of spine, and a couple of small nicks to tailband; lengthy inscriptions on front end-papers, and dedication leaf removed (v. note); one or two light pencilled notes and other markings, mostly marginal, and one in ink (v. note); some foxing to prelims. and a couple of other leaves; otherwise a very nice copy. Inscribed in ink on the front free end-paper “Ms. I. Mitchell / From the Author. 21st. April, 1899.” Since the remainder of the front end-papers are taken up by lengthy quotations from the works of Byron and Tennyson, and a reminder of a performance of ‘Lascia ch’io piagna’, written in the same hand and all suggestive of romantic intent, it is a reasonable hypothesis that the dedication leaf, dating from some three or four years earlier, was removed by the author himself before the book was given. The original dedication read “This little book is affectionately dedicated to the memory of that dear friend whose name is inscribed in a Devonshire churchyard but whose spirit has passed.” The verso bore two lines from Tennyson’s ‘In Memoriam’ (xxiii, stanza 4) followed by fourteen from Byron’s ‘Mazeppa’ (the opening of stanza VI), and these, with variations (the first two lines of the Byron having been omitted and two added to the Tennyson, completing the stanza) have here been transcribed onto the front end-papers. The light pencil scoring drawing attention to particular passages may be in two different hands, as also the corrections of typos etc., but the reading date ‘May 8th., 1899’ at the end, appears to be authorial. The recipient’s attention is certainly being drawn in at least one place to meanings beyond the mere sense of the text. A wavy line on p.305, in the same ink as the inscription, is drawn beside the passage: “Yet betwixt her and him there was a great chasm fixed; so that it was impossible for him to go to her, while it seemed equally impossible for her to ascend to him...”! Corrections, etc. have been made as follows: p.24, ll.9 and last line, p.27, l.13, p.54, l.8, and p.72, l.10 ‘s’ of ‘towards’ struck out in pencil; p.28, l.24, ‘my’ underlined and the correction ‘many’ added in the margin; p.147, l.23, ‘lay’ altered to ‘laid’; p.196, l.24, full-stop altered to question-mark; p.198, l.29, after the name ‘Almida’ is pencilled ‘= Truth’. Those to p.147 and p.196 appear not to be authorial, but in a different hand, presumably that of the recipient. The author, who was born in Calcutta in 1866, was privately educated at Bristol, and later at the Merchant Venturer’s College in that city and at Bristol University College, where he studied physics and engineering, joining the staff of ‘The Electrician’ in 1893, and becoming editor in 1897, a post from which he resigned in the Winter of 1899 after becoming ill. He died in 1902, nursed by his wife. A member of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, the Société des Ingénieurs Civils de France, and Fellow of the Physical Society of London, he was deeply interested in physics, especially astrophysics and the bearing of astronomical phenomena and history on the evolution theory of the universe. His general interest in science, and involvement with the scientific community, perhaps prompted him to foresee a number of advances that have since occurred, as well as many that have not: anti-gravity, telepathy, hypnosis, air-conditioning, television, a speech synthesiser that scans and reads books, vertical-take-off-and-landing aircraft, airships, autopilots, something resembling atomic energy, the use of aluminium in building, remote sensors, electric lifts, elevated electric railways, matter transmitters, videophones, force-shields that only intercept fast-moving objects, reconstitutable dried foods, superconductors... A book that may have had some influence on H.G. Wells, whose ‘First Men in the Moon’ appeared some five of six years later, and like this tells of a race of beings living inside a largely hollow moon - though the first section, set on Earth, is dominated by a character, Professor Goss, who seems a precursor of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Professor Challenger. Published, according to the ‘English Catalogue of Books’ in October, 1895. The imprint leaf reads on verso: “London: / Printed by Geo. Tucker, Salisbury Court, Fleet Street, E.C.”, the street numbers being given in the advertisements. A very scarce title, COPAC recording only the Oxford, Cambridge, and National Library of Scotland copies; not in Sadleir, Wolff, Clute and Nicholls, or the British Library Catalogue; Locke, ‘Spectrum’, I, p.48. All books listed by Robert Temple are first editions unless otherwise stated.

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        LA CAVALERIE DANS LES GUERRES DE LA REVOLUTION ET DE L'EMPIRE. Tome I : 1792-1808 ; Tome II : 1808-1815.

      1895 - Saumur, Librairie Militaire S. Milon, 1895-96. Deux tomes reliés en un fort volume in-8 (170 X 250) percaline rouge, premier plat et dos orné d'encadrement à froid de style "nouille", auteur et titre en noir sur le premier plat et au dos (reliure de l'éditeur) ; 419 & 406 pages. EDITION ORIGINALE, RARE, de ce REMARQUABLE OUVRAGE qui fait l'historique de la cavalerie française durant les guerres de la Révolution et de l'Empire, en présentant l'évolution des principaux corps la composant et en montrant leur rôle campagne par campagne. La cavalerie a joué un grand rôle dans les campagnes napoléoniennes. La cavalerie légère éclairait les armées et la cavalerie de ligne chargeait les carrés ennemis provoquant bien souvent la panique dans leurs rangs. Wellington, s'adressant à ses officiers deux mois après sa victoire à Waterloo, leur déclara : « Messieurs, vous ignorez peut-être quelle est actuellement la meilleure cavalerie d'Europe ? Eh bien, je dois vous avouer que c'est la plus mal montée de toutes, c'est la cavalerie française. Depuis que j'ai eu personnellement à soutenir les effets de son audace et de sa détermination, je n'en connais aucune qui soit capable de la surpasser ». Exemplaire en PARFAIT ETAT, très rare dans son cartonnage éditeur d'origine. FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

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

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        Photograph: Imperial Base Ball Club: Junior Champions of London

      (London, Ontario) 1895 - Large photograph. Image size approximately 10.5" x 13.5", mounted to 14" x 14.5". Image mounted on cardboard with the names of the players printed on the mount. Marginal chipping to the edges of the mount, just touching the lettering at the top, the image is fine. Pictured are ten players, the manager, a mascot, and a dog, all but the dog identified on the mount. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Marvellous Adventures of Sir John Maundevile Kt.

      London - Archibald Constable & Co 1895 - Hardbound volume in burgundy cloth covered boards with gilt foredge,gilt title to the spine, elaborate gilt picture to the front board, and illustrations. Signed by Arthur Layard. Condition: The binding is tight and firm with all pages securely attached although the front inner hinge is slightly strained. There is some wear to the extremities including minor bumping to the corners, some marks to the rear board and fading to the spine. Internally the pages are generally clean and bright with the occasional handling mark. The frontispiece and its protective tissue paper cover are age-toned. There is an ink signature from Arthur Layard on the front blank end paper and a correction in pencil to the final page initialled AL. Overall the volume is in very good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Diary of a Cavalry Officer in the Peninsular War and Waterloo Campaign 1809-1815. By Lieut.-Col. Tomkinson. Edited by his Son James Tomkinson. Second Edition. SIR CHARLES OMAN'S COPY WITH HIS BOOKPLATE

      Swan Sonnenschein 1895 - 8vo., Second Edition, on laid paper, with a portrait frontispiece in photogravure, 2 plates in photogravure and 5 folding maps, neat signature on front free endpaper verso, half-title, frontispiece and title mildly spotted ; original red cloth, upper board framed in blind enclosing regimental crest of 16th Light Dragoons in gilt, gilt back, black endpapers, upper hinge tender (but binding entirely sound) else a very good, bright, clean copy. SIR CHARLES OMAN'S COPY WITH HIS NINETEENTH CENTURY ARMORIAL BOOKPLATE MOUNTED ON FRONT PASTE-DOWN. Tomkinson's Diary was first published in 1894 (a number of Press reviews is given on half-title verso). Widely regarded as a classic personal account of the campaign, it has been several times reissued but usually without the plates. This second edition contains the editor's final amendments, including the correction to the part played by Vivian's brigade at Waterloo. A RARE, POSSIBLY UNIQUE, ASSOCIATION COPY. Sandler 3277. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Heinemann - Tan cloth pictorial boards,bricht and clean.Sine lightly darkened,spine cover fragile top and bottom for 1cm,cloth split hinge 4cm top rear and bottom front.Block is tight and clean,tissue guarded frontis,no names or stamps,interior hinge paper weak or cracked,all cloth hinges fine and tight.Generally a lovely copy of this exceptionally rare bookPages of publishers advertisements at rear,24 pages. Wells's evolutionary fantasy about a shipwrecked naturalist who becomes involved in an experiment to 'humanize' animals by surgery, producing in the end only quasi-human monsters. This disturbing, moody tale, the germ of which Wells found in "The Saturday Review" of January 1895, is rather apropos in these days of genetic code mapping and cloned animals. It was filmed memorably in 1932 as "The Island of Lost Souls", with Charles Laughton as a leering, whip-cracking Moreau who uses vivisection and other cruel surgery in the House of Pain to transform his subjects. The 1977 remake updates some things, using genetic engineering to create hybrids, but can't hold a candle to the original film, or to the even more original book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Men of Mark 'Twixt Tyne and Tweed. 3 Volume Set

      London: Walter Scott, Ltd. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket. TEG. Spines faded. Pink discolouration to front pastedown and lower edge of Vol II, perhaps due to water damage, but contents unaffected. Light rubbing to boards. Some off-setting from frontis in Vol 1. 1895. First Edition. Red hardback cloth cover. 230mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). 680pp; 648pp; 690pp + list of subscribers. Frontis b/w photograph and line drawings. 400 copies printed. .

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        Lexicon syriacum / auctore Carolo Brockelmann, praefatus est Th. Noldeke

      Edinburgh : T.&T. Clark 1895 - Bookplate of Westminster College, Cambridge. Physical desc.: viii, 510p ; 25 cm. "Index latino-syriacus": p. [405]-487. "Index compendiorum": [2] p. at end. Title in Syriac at head of t.p. Subject: Dictionaries. Syriac language - Dictionaries - Latin. Latin language - Dictionaries - Syriac. Other names: Noldeke, Theodor, 1836-1930. Genre: Dictionary. Very good copy in the original fine-ribbed cloth. Professionally and period sympathetically re-backed in matching leather with a gilt-blocked Morocco label; very impressively finished. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 2 Kg. 510 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      London And NY: Ernest Nister and E P Dutton. Good with no dust jacket. 1895. First Edition. Hardcover. Negro American; Black American; African American; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; No date but undoubtedly pre 1900. Printed in Bavaria. Lacking front free end paper otherwise all pages present. Linen hinged pages. With color pictorial title + 26 fullpage illustrations. Child's crayon scrawl on end papers and lightly on title page. Occasional chipping to illustrated leaves with encroachment into one image. Some chipping to title page. Brightly colored images on hard heavy paper. A rare example of early stereotypes of Black Americans. Binding is sound. Rhymes about Black Americans from "A" for Aunty to "Z" for Zonia. An unsophisticated copy. Unpaginated 52pp. Quite a few graphics available of contents upon request. ; 0 .

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        Fables choisies de J.-P. Claris de Florian, illustrées par des artistes japonais sous la direction de P. Barboutau. Première série. Deuxième série.

      Marpon et Flammarion, Tokyo 1895 - Paris - Tokio [Tokyo], Librairie Marpon & Flammarion / Kané-mitsou Masa-o, Meiji 28 [1895] (imp. Compagnie Shueisha). 2 volumes in-4 oblongs (24,5 x 34 cm), 2 x 18 doubles feuillets pliés à la japonaise avec feuillets de consolidation dans les entre-feuillets, 28 illustrations en couleurs à pleine page, illustrations en noir dans le texte et frises entourant celui-ci, volumes cousus à la japonaise sous couvertures illustrées en couleurs aux premiers plats et ornés de médaillons en noir aux derniers, l'ensemble réuni par deux ficelles dans un cartonnage de percaline ivoire de l'éditeur signé Engel portant au premier plat une large composition polychrome japonisante et une autre, plus petite et en médaillon, au dernier plat. La plus belle version (in-4) de cette édition, l'éditeur ayant donné parallèlement une édition économique in-8 sur papier crépon (chirimen) où les illustrations, placées sur doubles pages, perdent une partie de leur puissance en raison de la reliure à la japonaise, qui les scinde en deux. Notre exemplaire a la particularité d'être présenté sous le rare cartonnage de Engel (usagé). Vagues faux plis aux quatre premiers feuillets du tome 1, cartonnage partiellement bruni et un peu taché, décor du premier plat affadi, pour le reste un bel exemplaire. (CARTERET, V, 79 ; MONOD, 4756 pour l'édition in-8) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Angling Travels in Norway. With Numerous Illustrations by Pencil, Brush, and Camera, and Coloured Illustrations of Salmon Flies by the Autho

      Chapman & Hall, 1895, - SANDEMAN, Fraser. Angling Travels in Norway. With Numerous Illustrations byPencil, Brush, and Camera, and Coloured Illustrations of Salmon Flies by the Author. London: Chapman & Hall, 1895. 8vo, 284 pp., frontis., illus., blue cloth with black & gilt illustration to front board and spine. Cloth rubbed and somewhat worn along extremities. Text is almost entirely unopened.Spine cracked at pp. 64 - 65; 80 - 81; 112 - 113. Canada Library of Parliament bookplate at front, and withdrawn inkstamp of same at back, else vg. Unopened. 750.00 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Angling travels in Norway / by Fraser Sandeman. Illustrated by pencil, brush, and camera, and coloured plates of salmon flies by the author ; also a plate of favourite flies for Norway

      London : Chapman & Hall 1895 - Physical description. : x, 284 p. : ill. (some col. ), map ; tissue guard ; 30 cm. Notes: Includes index. Subject: Fishing - Norway. Salmonidae. Norway - Description and travel. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth with pictorial gilt vignette to front board. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Some very minor wear to spine. Previous owner's inscription to half-title page. 1 Kg. 284 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      1895. Very Good. [EHON] Ogata Ko^rin, artist. KO^RIN JUUNIZU. [n.d; n.p; - Tokyo? Kyoto?, c.1895] orihon, 26.3 X 19.8 printed title on paper boards. Compiled by Hashimoto (Bakka?). 12 lovely full-color woodblock images after designs by the great early 18th century artist, Ogata Ko^rin. One fold repaired else very good - very good impressions, excellent colors. Complete.

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        Die Frauen Johanns von Leyden des Koenigs der Wiedertäufer.

      1895 1895 - 33 x 23,5 cm, 19 x 14,5 cm, Gebräunt Vom Künstler rechts unten signiert: «12.16 J. Sattler». -Joseph Kaspar Sattler (1867-1931), wurde vor allem als Jugendstil-Künstler für seine Ex-Libris und Illustrationen u.a. für die Zeitschrift Pan bekannt. Nach einer Lehre als Maler und Vergolder bei seinem Vater in Landshut studierte er an der Münchner Kunstakademie und ließ sich§ als freischaffender Künstler in München nieder. Vielfältige Illustrationen, Ex-Libris, Plakate und Arbeiten für die Reichsdruckerei führten ihn u.a. nach Straßburg (école des Arts Décoratifs de Strasbourg) und Berlin. U.a. entwarf er auch 1897 die Schrift 'Nibelungenschrift', die für sein monumentales Werk "Die Nibelungen" verwendet wurde, das Deutschland auf der Weltausstellung in Paris 1900 zeigte. Hiervon wurden nur 200 Exemplare gedruckt. 1917 wurde Sattler zum Professor in Straßburg ernannt. Er gilt als einer der führenden Wegbereiter des Jugendstils, seine Illustrationen erschienen u.a. im Simplicissimus. 600 gr. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Lang-Son, Combats, Retraite et Négociations

      Paris-Limoges, Henri-Charles Lavauzelle, Editeur Militaire, 1895. - 2 volumes (Texte et Atlas) in-4. Volume de texte, VII-555 pp., enrichi de 31 gravures in et hors texte, demi reliure moderne, dos à nerfs, plats cartonnés marbrés. Volume d'atlas broché, complet de ses 20 cartes et 3 plans. L'ensemble très propre et en excellent état. Episode célèbre et dramatique de la Conquête du Tonkin, narré par le Capitaine Lecomte, Attaché à l'Etat Major du Corps Expéditionnaire du Tonkin. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      1895 - 1895. Carta manuscrita por Jacinto Verdaguer Pbro, firmada. 18X12. Raríssimo ejemplar. Ref P. W. 2. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Musique religieuse ancienne et moderne

      Durlacher Paris 1895 - Recueil de la liturgie juive "ancienne et moderne en usage dans les temples consistoriaux israélites de Paris". Broché avec sa couverture d'origine, 391 pages, bon état général. Couverture avec tâches d'usage, quelques pliures au dos, mors légèrement entamés aux coiffes. La quatrième de couverture est presque détachée. Restauration facile. Un rare recueil-partition pour officiant et coeur. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Histoire physique, naturelle et politique de Madagascar publiée par Alfred Grandidier. Volume XXIII. Histoire naturelle des orthoptères. I. Blattides et mantides (fascicule 39). (Rare coloured edition)

      Paris, Imprimérie Nationale, 1895. 4to. xvi, 244, iv, pp., ten hand-coloured engraved plates by Tschudi and Zehntner. Later yellow-orange cloth with gilt title on spine.* Written by the Swiss mineralogist and entomologist Henri Louis Frédéric de Saussure (1829-1905) and his fellow country man, and entomologist Leo Zehntner (1864-1961) who worked mostly on tropical crop pests. This work includes the Blattaria (cockroaches) and Orthoptera (including the Mantodea or praying mantises), with many new species from this highly regarded series of zoological contributions to the unique fauna of Madagascar. This is the rare coloured edition. A plain or tinted edition exists too. First few plates a bit spotted in the margin, otherwise a very good copy. Nissen ZBI, 3602.

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        Autograph Letter Signed

      Four page Autograph Letter Signed from D.P. Brown of St. Onge, South Dakota to his cousin James Breckenridge of Stewartsville, Missouri, dated 25 January 1895 on stationery of Adoniram J. Plowman, Attorney at Law of Deadwood. Old folds from mailing, else near fine. Brown relates that he is "about 12 miles from Deadwood & 30 miles from Indian Reservation" and (his idiosyncratic spelling retained) "I am still alive and am married and living in the Black hills on a Horse Ranch of Judge Plowmans. I got my Rib broken last Saturday was leading a Horse to water and he started to run and I stayed with him to long." He relates that after traveling through Wyoming, Montana, Nebraska, Colorado, New Mexico, and Kansas, he is: "getting 300 a year and am at no expense but for clothing. Think I shall strike for more money or quit." A relatively interesting cowboy letter. The recipient was likely a member of the prominent Breckenridge family (the letter mentions his family in Kentucky). Plowman was a noted Deadwood judge. .

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        A Magyar Nemzet Története (Geschichte der ungarischen Nation).

      Athenaeum, Budapest, 1895 - 10 Bände (alles). Budapest, Athenaeum 1895-1898. Gr. 8°. OHLdr. Bernath 2784. Wertvolles, reich illustriertes Standardwerk, erschienen zur Tausendjahrfeier Ungarns (1896). Mit faksimilierten Dokumenten zur Sozial- und Wirtschaftsgeschichte noch heute von Nutzen. Komplett selten, schönes Exemplar, Rücken mit leichten Alterungsspuren. I: Vaszary, K. Magyarország a királyság megalapitásáig (Ungarn bis zur Gründung) - II: Marczali, H. Magyaraország története az árpádok korában 1038-1301 (Geschichte Ungarns zur Zeit der Arpaden) - III: Pór, Antal, Az Anjouk kora az Anjou ház és örökösei 1301-1439 (Das Haus Anjou und seine Erben) - IV: Franknói, V. A Hunyadiak és a Jagellók kora 1440-1526 (Das Zeitalter der Hunyadi und Jagiellonen) - V: Acsády, D. Magyarország három részre oszlásának története 1526-1608 (Geschichte des dreigeteilten Ungarn) - VI: Angyal, D. Magyarország története II. Mátyástól III. Ferdinánd haláláig (Geschichte von Matthias II. bis zum tode Ferdinand III) - VII: Marczali, H. Magyarország története I. Lipót és I. Jószef korában 1657-1711 (Geschichte Ungarns in der Zeit Leopold I. und Joseph I.) - VIII: Marczali, H. Magyarország története aSzatmári Békétöl a Bécsi Congressusig 1711-185 (Geschichte Ungarn von Karl III bis zum Wiener Kongress) - IX: Bakagy, G. A nemzeti államalkotás kora 1815-1847 (Die Zeit des Nationalstaates) - X: Beksics, G. u.a. A modern Magyarország 1848-1896 (Das Moderne Ungarn). Nicht eingehend kollationiert. Sprache: hun [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Narrative of a Japanese: What he has seen and the people he has met in the course of the last forty years. (Volume II - 1895 First Edition)

      Yoshi Hamada and printed by the Japan Gazette, Tokyo/Yokohama 1895 - [Seldom Seen 1895 First Edition of Volume II Only] Sold by Maruzen Ltd., Tokyo, 1895, Volume II only, 8vo, light brown cloth, blindstamped rules, gilt lettering, chapters numbered from I-XVIII, 7 numbered plates, 5 unnumbered plates, 7 text illustrations, appendix (i-v), tipped in errata sheet, colophon, 254 pp. Plates I-II and IV-VII (6 plates) are collotype printed. This volume of the narrative contains Heco's reminiscences of his adventures, picking up the account shortly after his return to Japan (in 1862) following his second journey to the United States. It includes an eyewitness account of key events in the Revolution of 1868. This volume starts on August 4, 1862 and goes through October 28, 1891. ~ Condition. Volume II only. The book is in Very Good condition. Covers are lightly faded, edges scraped, head and foot of the spine soft and corners bumped. While the hinges are not cracked, the binding is lightly shaken. No pages are loose but a few show separation form the binding ranging for 1/4 inch to 1 inch. Inside the front and back cover, the free front and end pages, title page, errata page and colophon are browned. The other internal pages/plates are lightly age toned but remain supple and are not brittle. There is an "Isseido" paste-on label on the inside front cover. The pages are free from tears, staining and markings except a penciled date has been erased on the title page. A very nice example of this seldom seen first printing. ~~ More information, to include digital pictures, available on request.

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        The Bibelot [21 Volume Complete Set, Testimonial Edition]

      Wm. H. Wise & Co. 1895 - Approx. 8400 Pp. (21) Volume complete set. Testimonial Edition. Copyright 1895. Book description: Blue publishers hardbound with matching end papers, title labels affixed to upper spine covers, frontispiece engravings opposite title pages separated by fine rice paper, rough long leaf edges. Dimensions: 6 1/8" x 4 3/4" x 1 1/8" each volume. Book condition: Good +; moderately sunned spine covers, few minor chips/rubs of spine labels, wear at extremities (spine crown/heels gently bumped/rubbed, a few corners tips bumped, light age-toned text pages, tight square bindings. A nice set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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