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

      Vienne : Adolphe Holzhausen 1895 - Description: 387 p. : ill., plates (part col.) diagrs., plans ; 34 cm. Subjects: Egypt --Antiquities --Kom Ombo (Egypt) Near fine paperback copy; edges very slightly dust-dulled and nicked. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. 3 Kg. 387 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        Archivo del Bibliofilo Filipino.Recopilación de documentos históricos, científicos, literarios y políticos y estudios bibliográficos. 5 Tomos.

      Viuda de M. Minuesa de los Ríos 1895/1905, Madrid - TI: 504, TII: 568 , T III: 564 , T IV: 560 , T V: 544 págs Encuadernación en cuero completo. Exlibris de la Librería de Victoriano Suarez. Calle Preciados 48, Madrid [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: América del Sur]
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        Jama Masid.

      ca. 1895, albumen print on mount, 26,6 x 21,1 cm. KEYWORDS:india / dehli

      [Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books]
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        Historia general del Señorío de Bizcaya (6 Vol. OBRA COMPLETA)

      - Historia. (93) Casa editorial "La Propaganda". Bilbao. 1895 31x22 cm. 6 vols. Encuadernación en tapa dura de editorial estampada. Imp. de Andres P-Cardenal. Láms. en fototipia. 38B [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Alcaná Libros]
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        The Picture of Dorian Gray

      London: Ward, Locke & Bowden, Limited. [1895]. Third book edition (with Bowden added to the publisher's name). Quarter vellum and blue papercovered boards with gilt designs by Charles Ricketts, identical to the binding on the first edition. Small (but close and tight) splits at the joints as usual, else a lovely near fine copy. In very attractive older quarter black morocco chemise and marbled paper-covered slipcase. Wilde's only novel, and a splendid one at that. Early editions are very scarce. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Construction der Kriegsfuhrwerke.

      Wien, Seidel 1895 - Crown quarto. Pp. 144. Plus 7 large folding lithographed plates with numerous illustrations. With 42 illustrations to the text; tables. Hardcover, contemporary half cloth and marbled boards, spine gilt. Reading copy only. (Textual part is in a very good condition with some old institutional stamps and markings. Folding plates are in poor condition, torn, repaired.) ~ First edition. A remarkably detailed study on the construction of horse-drawn carts in military use. Probably the last such treatise to be written on the subject. Very scarce.

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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        Historical and Biographical Record of the Cattle Industry and the Cattlemen of Texas and Adjacent Territory

      Saint Louis 1895 - Original gilt-stamped calf with vignette of a longhorn on the cover; rebacked in cloth, repairs at board edges. Minor soiling and wear internally. One of the "Big Four" Cattle books, with biographies of some 448 cattlemen and extensive contemporary account of the Texas Cattle trade. One of the so-called "big four" cattle books and, in our experience, the most difficult to obtain. The size and nature of the binding on this book often results in its being found in poor condition. "Supposedly most of the first edition was destroyed in a warehouse fire, hence its rarity today" - Merrill. "The book contains a wealth of information, and is a cornerstone in any range library" - Six Score. Merrill Aristocrat, p.17; Six Score , 24; Adams Herd 593; Dobie, p.100; Dykes Kid 29; Graff 891; Jenkins Basic Texas Books 34; Howes C820, "b;" Rader 1891; Saunders 2846; Vandale 44. [1] 743pp, illustrated with plates, portraits, index to the historical section, index of biographies, and an index of illustrations. Without the frontispiece, not issued with all copies. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        The Stolen Bacillus and Other Incidents

      Methuen & Co., London 1895 - Publisher's original decorated dark blue cloth with gilt stamped cover and spine. 32-page publisher's catalogue dated "September 1895" in rear. Spine is slightly leaning and boards show minor bumping and rubbing. Some foxing to endpapers and page edges. A bright, better than average copy of the author's scarce second book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      London: Methuen & Co.,. 1895. Octavo, pp. [1-12] [1] 2-275 [276: printer's imprint] [note: first leaf is a blank] + 32-page publisher's catalogue dated "September 1895" inserted at rear,. original decorated blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, all edges untrimmed.. Cloth rubbed at head and tail of spine panel and corner tips, faint. foxing to edges of text block, largely to top edge, a bright, near. fine copy of an attractive book. A superior copy of an important. collection and one of Wells' scarcest books. (#72504). First edition. Wells' first published collection of fantasy and SF stories, all written and printed in magazines between 1893 and 1895. Some of the tales "possess, on a smaller scale, something of the imaginative distinction which had marked THE TIME MACHINE." - Bergonzi, The Early H. G. Wells, p. 63. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1674. Bleiler, Science- Fiction: The Early Years 2326. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy Volume II, p. 115. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 62. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-246. Bleiler (1978), p. 205. Reginald 15074. Currey, p. 523. Wells 6. Wells Society 6. Hammond C1.

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        THE STOLEN BACILLUS and Other Incidents

      1895 - London: Methuen & Co., 1895. 32 pp ads dated September 1895. Original dark blue cloth decorated in gilt. First Edition of this collection of fifteen tales, along a science fiction vein -- Wells's first book of short stories and his second volume of science fiction (after THE TIME MACHINE). The title tale concerns an anarchist who steals what he thinks is cholera bacteria with which to infect all of London -- when in fact the bacteria only turn victims bright blue (a "marvellous twist from the macabre to the ludicrous" - Smith). Also included are "The Flowering of the Strange Orchid," "The Lord of the Dynamos" and "The Flying Man."~This is a handsome copy, virtually without wear -- fine except that the spine gilt is slightly less bright than the front cover gilt. In our experience Wells's less-known science fiction volumes, such as this one and THE PLATTNER STORY, are considerably scarcer than his better-known ones such as THE WAR OF THE WORLDS, THE INVISIBLE MAN and THE TIME MACHINE. Hammond C1; Wells Soc. 6; Currey p. 523. Housed in a custom clamshell case. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman [ABAA]]
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      London: Methuen & Co.,. 1895. Octavo, pp. [1-12] [1] 2-275 [276: printer's imprint] [note: first leaf is a blank] + 32-page publisher's catalogue dated "September 1895" inserted at rear,. original decorated blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, all edges untrimmed.. Cloth lightly worn at head and tail of spine panel and corner tips, a. tight, bright, about near fine copy of an attractive book. An. important collection and one of Wells' scarcest books. (#67267). First edition. Wells' first published collection of fantasy and SF stories, all written and printed in magazines between 1893 and 1895. Some of the tales "possess, on a smaller scale, something of the imaginative distinction which had marked THE TIME MACHINE." - Bergonzi, The Early H. G. Wells, p. 63. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1674. Bleiler, Science- Fiction: The Early Years 2326. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy Volume II, p. 115. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 62. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-246. Bleiler (1978), p. 205. Reginald 15074. Currey, p. 523. Wells 6. Wells Society 6. Hammond C1.

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        THE STOLEN BACILLUS and other incidents

      Methuen & Co 1895 - Dark blue cloth covers with gold titles to spine and front.Pictorial front also in gold.Bright VG+ cover,light rub in botom corner along edge.Block is tight,clean and tidy.Presentation plate attatched to front paste down dated 8th Feb 1896,no other stamps or signatures etc.Untrimmed pages,32 pages of publishers advertisements at rear.Lovely copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: THE BOOK SHOP]
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        The Stolen Bacillus and Other Incidents

      Methuen and Co, London 1895 - Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. This is a collection of fifteen science fiction short stories, many of which originally appeared in periodicals, including the Pall Mall Gazette, Pall Mall Budget, and the St. James Gazette. This was the author's first book of short stories. Very good in original dark blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front board. Elaborate Art Nouveau style illustration to spine and front board. Light damp stain to front board, minor rubbing to edges of boards and spine ends, and crease to spine. The interior is clean overall with a few spots of foxing to first and last few pages. Small chip to front free endpage. 275 pages plus 32 pages of ads dated September 1895. LIT/092308. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Kelmscott Bookshop, ABAA]
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        Collection of 13 original photographs, mostly at 'Morwenstowe' station at Wallaga Lake, including a group portrait of Aboriginal schoolchildren

      circa, 1895. Collection of 13 albumen prints measuring approximately 110 x 155 mm, each with early cursive annotations to verso; some prints a little faded yet very good condition overall. Collection of 13 original photographs documenting daily life at Wallaga Lake during the later nineteenth-century, including a significant group portrait including Aboriginal children at Corunna school circa 1895. Four Aboriginal children are included in the portrait of 20 schoolchildren, and an inscribed note to the reverse of the photograph identifies this as the school at Corunna (located some 10 kilometres north of Wallaga Aboriginal reserve). The reserve was created in 1891 and became home to over 90 Yuin Aboriginal persons. The children in the group portrait were under the care and instruction of Sister Ivy, who is identified by name in a separate portrait photograph included in this collection. Several other photographs detail the homestead 'Morwenstowe' located upon the shores of Wallaga Lake, showing the clearing and improvement of the farm as well as boating, coaching and other leisure activities. Three photographs in the collection depict high country pastures around Tumut; the remainder concern the Wallaga Lake region and hinterlands.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        The Watter's Mou'

      A. Constable, Westminister 1895 - Bound in blue cloth with gilt decorations to front board & to spine. Gilt to upper page edges; other edges uncut. Light wear to outer corners & to head & heel of spine. Spine somewhat darkened. Age darkening to pages and page edges. Rear hinge starting. Ex libris plate to front pastedown; number written in ink above plate. Two stains to the fore edge of pages. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions, ABAC, ILAB]
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        Bay Snipe Shooting

      Charles Scribners Sons, New York 1895 - $1,400 unframed, $2,100 framed. 13" x 20" Chromolithograph. Minute foxing in top left-hand corner. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco]
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        Our Darling?s Surprise Pictures.

       London: Ernest Nister, [1895]. First edition. Large quarto in pictorial boards, a picture book for the young reader with pull-tabs that animate the illustrations with moveable panels. New endpapers; covers scratched and rubbed, light soiling throughout. A very good copy. 

      [Bookseller: Trillium Antiquarian Books]
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        Costumes & Customs in Japan in Phototype and From Photographic Negatives Taken by Him

      K. Ogawa, Tokyo (No. 1 Iidamachi Shichome, Kojimachik) 1895 - [12 High Quality Collotype Plates of Japanese Dress and Customs by the famous Japanese photographer and printer, Kazumasa (aka Kazuma or Isshin) Ogawa]. 1895, (11 1/2 x 16 in - 30 x 40.5 cm), decorated card covers, cord ties, 12 black and white collotypes on heavy paper stock and each protected by a tissue guard with no text or lettering. The term phototype is the same as collotype. The collotype plates have the descriptive title printed directly on the plate below the image. As is typical of these books, there is no colophon. The cover design is the same as found other Ogawa collotype books of this period (stylized scale pattern with waves in silver). This is one volume of a two volume set, both with this title, that was published ca 1892. However, the volume does not indicate it is a part of a set. While all lettering is in English, the book is assembled Japanese style with the title cover at the back and intended to be opened and read from back to front. The cover bears a printed price of "2.50 Yen." The 12 collotypes are titled: 1) Tea picking at Uji, 2) Old court dress, 3)Costume, in former times of a daughter of the higher class, 4) Hair-dressing, 5) Battle-dore and shuttle-cock play, 6) Koto playing, 7) The art of flower arranging, 8) The ceremony of "Cha-no-yu", 9) Musical entertainment, 10) A Jinrikisha ride to the flower show, 11) Cotton-spinning and 12) Carpenters at work. ~ Condition. The book is in Good condition. The covers have numerous chipped and torn areas but they are firmly attached by the cord ties. The plates have light to moderate foxing in the margins but the image areas are clean. One plate has a 3/4 in tear in the margin. Paper is light tan and supple, not brittle. ~~ More information, to include digital pictures, available on request.

      [Bookseller: George C. Baxley]
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        Hôtel Timeo. Taormina.

      Taormina, G.Crupi, ca. 1895, albumen print, 37 x 28,1 cm, photograph no. 101. KEYWORDS:italy / taormina / sicily

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      Canada ;- Chas.E.Goad. January 1895 - A MOST ATTRACTIVE SET OF DETAILED MAPS ! Scale 500 Feet to 1 Inch. Numbered 1 - 12 and framed (some wear and some without glass) Each measuring 2.5' x 2' Complete with smaller (approx. 1.5' x 2' ) framed Index Chart, listing Streets, Buildings and Firms. Population 52,000 in 1895 ! (Shipping to be arranged. Collection preferable !)

      [Bookseller: Halewood & Sons ABA ILAB]
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        The Paying Guest [promotional poster].

      Dodd, Mead & Co., New York 1895 - Printed in red and green after a design by A. C. Morse. 18-1/4 x 11-3/4 inches. Tiny chip to the upper right corner; crease to the lower left corner; otherwise fine.

      [Bookseller: Jeffrey H. Marks, Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Costumes and Customs in Japan, Vol. I & II

      K. Ogawa, Tokyo 1895 - [24 Black and White Collotype Plates - The Complete Two Volume Set of this Classic Kazumasa Ogawa Work]. Volumes I and II, large 4to (11 3/4 x 16 in - 30 x 40.5 cm), Meiji 28 (1895), decorated card covers, cord ties, 12 black and white collotype plates per volume. Title states "In Collotype from Photographic Negatives Taken by Him." Collotype plates in Volume I are: 1) Tea picking at Uji, 2) Old court dress, 3) Costume in former times of a daughter of the higher class, 4) Hair-dressing, 5) Battle-dore and shuttle-cock play, 6) Koto playing, 7) The art of flower arranging, 8) The ceremony of "Cha-no-yu." 9) Musical entertainment, 10) A Jinrikisha ride to the flower show, 11) Cotton-spinning and 12) Carpenters at work. Collotype plates in Volume II are: 1) A Japanese Dancing-Girl, 2) A Japanese Dancing-Girl, 3) A Studying the piece, 4) Shinto Vestal Virgins (Kasuga Temple, Nara), 5) Dancing at Koyo-Kwan (Maple Club) in Shiba, 6) Maple-Dance at the Koyo-Kwan, 7) The Toilet, 8) A Letter, 9) Outdoor Winter Costume, 10) Fisher-Maidens, 11) A Family Meal and 12)Sayonara! Each plate is protected by tissue guard and has a descriptive title below the image on the plate. One plate in Volume II - "The Toilet" - is rather unusual for an Ogawa book in that is shows a young lady with no cloths from the waste up. While such photographs were common in the tourist trade of this period, it appears that Ogawa refrained from using them in the books he published. Each book contains a rarely seen slip colophon inserted loose in front of the inside back cover. These colophon slips make it possible to definitively date these books to 1895. Normally books in this set are found without a colophon as none was printed on the a pages actually bound into the book. The book is bound with two cord ties. Each cord tie uses four stab holes and the cord is tied off in an "X" pattern through the holes at the front. ~ Condition. Both books are in Very Good condition. The condition is much better than the norm. The covers have light soiling and minor edge wear, particularly at the corners. There are ca 1cm stain areas in the areas under the cord ties. On Volume II one of the two bottom cord ties is broken. The back cover of Volume II has a 3 x .5 cm scraped area at the bottom edge. The binding of both books is solid and tight. The plates are clean and free of foxing or staining. ~~ Bulky set and extra postage will apply. ~~~ More information, to include digital pictures, available on request.

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      - Date : 1895 Dimensions : 74x106cm Imp : A. BELLIER & Cie PARIS-BORDEAUX Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en parfait état.

      [Bookseller: Philippe Beguin Affiches et livres ancie]
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      - VERTÈS Marcel (1895-1961), peintre et graveur. LETTRE AUTOGRAPHE SIGNÉE illustrée. New York, le 2 février 1956. 4 p. in-4. La lettre de son correspondant envoyée le 16 décembre lui est parvenue après s¿être perdue en Floride. « Je vous réponds immédiatement aux questions concernant la vente des dessins de Duffy, Pascin et T. Lautrec et Derain : voilà, si les dessins sont beaux, on peut les vendre ici. (¿) On ne vend ici bien que les beaux dessins ». Il ajoute : « Bridel a enfi n répondu très gentiment. Il a été content de l¿exposition malgré le résultat assez maigre de la vente des gravures. (¿) Selon son relevé, il a vendu pour Frs français 108.000, moins 1/3 = 72.000 qui me revient ». Il évoque aussi une exposition chez « Valloton à Lausanne » et remercie son correspondant pour son intervention auprès de Marcel Aymé. « Mais, pour de longues années, je ne veux plus faire des livres. Je fais le peintre, cela me fait bien plus de plaisir ». Il souhaite aussi qu¿il lui adresse son exemplaire de Pausole [Vertès avait illustré Les aventures du roi Pausole de Pierre Louÿs]. Et annonce pour le 4 avril une exposition de ses gouaches faites pour le cirque Ringling-Barnum. La lettre est illustrée de 3 dessins de chats. Belle lettre !

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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. 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. 1895. 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. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        Regards Intimes


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        Somerset County Cricket Club 1894–95 (yearbook)

      Taunton: Alex Hammett 1895 - Fifth year of issue, containing the county's scores in 1894. The Somerset yearbook was published annually between 1890 and 1905, not issued 1906-08, then 1909-13, 1920-39, 1940-46 in a single volume, then 1947-67. AD Taylor stated in 1906 that a complete set, ie from 1891-1906, is "difficult to procure". 8vo. 63pp + [3] adverts. Frontispiece (SMJ Woods). Original cloth-backed boards, slightly rubbed with minor bumps to edges. A fine copy.  [Padwick, 2558]    

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        An Island Garden

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Verkündigung". Radierung in Grün. 1895.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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        The Evil Guest

      London; Downey and Co. [1895], 1895. First Edition. 8vo. Publisher's bottle green cloth lavishly gilded and decorated to spine and boards. Very good, minor toning to spine, bumping to extremities and with some rubbing of the gilt to the upper left hand corner of the front board. Top edge gilt. Internally clean. Pencil ownership to front flyleaf. Minor marginal spotting here and there. Illustrated throughout by Brinsley Le Fanu. A handsome copy of a scarce supernatural tale.

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        PEEPS INTO FAIRYLAND [written as Fairy Land on cover]. A Panorama Picture Book of Fairy Stories with an Introduction by F.E. Weatherly.

      Nister No.633 1895 approx), London - Pop ups (6) operated by linen slips with stories by E. Nesbit et al. Oblong quarto cloth spined pictorial boards (newer? rose cloth spine/tips & edges worn/some marks to covers) [26]pages. Lacks free endpapers and recased, a few gutters to text pages with old tape removal marks. One smaller figure renewed (this figure seems often to be missing as it has very slender legs) One old tape repair to frame of snow scene. Slight marks/fingerings to text-page margins, some behind the scenes spacers renewed. *A large book with pop-ups that are highly detailed and very pretty. Quayle considers this title to be one of Nister's finest pop-ups (MONTANARO 219). 1 volume.

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

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

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        Catt. Parthenia Prince of Wales

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

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

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

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

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

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

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