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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 The transitory and fragmentary nature of the notes are obviously inconclusive, but it appears this song is currently unpublished.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. .

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

      [Bookseller: John T. & Pearl Lewis]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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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]

      [Bookseller: North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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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 .

      [Bookseller: Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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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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        The Black Riders and Other Lines.

      Boston Copeland and Day 1895 - 12mo. (iv), 76 pp. First edition. One of 50 copies printed in green ink on Japan vellum. Crane's second book, his first collection of poetry, and the first to be published under his name, is the subject of some bibliographical debate. Stallman cites broken type and an April 1896 advertisement in The Bookman to support his claim that this issue appeared on the heels of The Red Badge of Courage; Joe Kraus, in his bibliography of Copeland and Day, locates page proofs for this and the regular issue dated March, 1895. Spine shows some toning, paper spine label lightly soiled, small split to outer front hinge, else fine in cream paper covered boards. (Stallman 2b; Kraus 20a). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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.

      [Bookseller: George C. Baxley]
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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]

      [Bookseller: YattonBookShop]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Colebrook Book Barn ABAA]
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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. 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. Bookplate of Carroll Atwood Wilson. 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. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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      1895 - With Illustrations. New York: R. F. Fenno & Company, n.d. [1895]. Original olive green cloth pictorially decorated in black and silver. First American Edition in cloth of this tale of buried treasure, described as follows in a contemporary review (cited in T&M):~Captain Antifer's father had befriended an Egyptian prisoner at Jaff [Jaffa], Kamylk Pasha, and many years after he received a mysterious document naming latitude 24 degrees 59 minutes north, and saying that the longitude would follow later. It never did; but Antifer succeeded in discovering it, and had a series of most exciting adventures in searching for the wealth which was to be found on the spot indicated.~Antifer's efforts to find the islet's longitude, complicated by treachery and demands of marriage, take him to the Gulf of Oman, the Gulf of Guinea, and even north of Norway.~After serialization in Boy's Own, Fenno published a wrappered version of this tale in June 1895, the first edition in the English language; both Fenno and, in England, Sampson Low, then published clothbound editions in November of that year -- precedence uncertain. This Fenno volume has a binding design very much like those of the American trade binding artist Margaret Armstrong, and is profusely illustrated.~This copy is in fine condition (Christmas 1895 inscription). Taves & Michaluk V042; Myers 6. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman [ABAA]]
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        The King in Yellow

      Chicago & New York: F. Tennyson Neely, 1895. First Edition, first issue binding. 12mo. [ii], 316, [1, ad (verso blank)] pp. Green cloth titled in brown, upper board with lizard design, t.e.g. Slightest traces of rubbing at foot. Fine, fresh copy. Bleiler, Science- Fiction: The Early Years 396; Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 49; Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 59; Tymn (ed), Horror Literature pp. 3-49; Bleiler (1978), p. 41; Wright (III) 972 . A cornerstone of modern horror and fantasy and a book that has fascinated authors from H.P. Lovecraft to James Blish. Chambers (1865-1933) was a prolific and perennially popular author of historical romances set in France during the Franco-Prussian War and in rural New York during the American Revolution. Profoundly influential, and effectively his only contribution to the genre. Bleiler has called this book "One of the most important works of supernatural horror between Edgar Allan Poe and modern horror fiction"

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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      Dover Printing, Dover, N. J 1895 - Genealogy; German Settlers; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; xiii, 667 pages; The Early Germans of New Jersey. Their History, Churches and Genealogies. By Theodore Frelinghuysen Chambers. With Maps and Illustrations. 3 maps 61 pls. Howes C274. Scarce, Worldcat locates 3 copies. Publishers brown cloth boards worn and stained, hinges frayed, front end paper with marginal chipping, contents fresh and clean [vg]. ; 0 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        In The Quarter,

      Chatto & Windus, London 1895 - First English edition. 12mo. Original brown cloth blocked in gray and black. Top edge gilt. 314pp. followed by a 6 page publisher's catalogue. Lacks ffep, cloth has a couple of small bubbles, else this is a very good to near fine copy. The first edition was published in the United States in 1893. Author's first book. Scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books, ABAA]
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        The Gurneys of Earlham

      London: George Allen, 1895 - An unsigned amateur binding in the style of the Doves Bindery (BINDING, ENGLISH) 2 vols., 8vo. Illustrated. x, 343, [1]; viii, 352 pp. Bound in full brown morocco in Doves Bindery style, flat spine sewn on five cords, heavily stamped in gilt floral designs, with green and citron onlays, title, author, volume number and date on upper covers, a.e.g. Edges worn, spine faded, half title and frontispiece loose in vol. II. Morocco book label [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Napoléon raconté par l'image. D'après les sculpteurs, les graveurs et les peintres.

      Librairie Hachette et Cie, Paris 1895 - In 4°( 22,5 x 31); - Pagine (4), IV, 500. Una tra le più ricche iconografie Napoleoniche, centinaia di immagini correlate all'epopea di Napoleone. 22 Tavole a piena pagina tra cromolitografie e incisioni. Lussuosa legatura in piena pelle lavorata, colorata e dorata con le insegne di Napoleone, Imperatore, tutti i tagli sono dorati a specchio. Stato di perfetto.

      [Bookseller: Libri Antichi e Rari di A. Castiglioni]
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        Men of Mark &#39;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. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        Poems (Inscribed by the American publisher Fred Holland Day)

      T.Fisher Unwin and Copeland and Day, London and Boston 1895 - A charming book with the tissue guard protecting the illustrated title page. Bound in finely woven linen cloth and sumptuously gilded on the front and the rear boards, depicting a winged warrior standing on a writhing serpent with splendid Art Nouveau floral designs on either side of him. The panels are signed by the artist: "HGF" (H. Granville Fell) in a gilded square. The heavily gilded spine is darkened and frayed at the top and bottom of the spine ends. The top edges are gilded as well. Very clean and tight throughout. The front endpaper is lacking, and the half-title page is inscribed by Fred Holland Day: "To one who loves these better than their publisher (which is cryptical if not symbolical) FHD (monogram encircled) May 1904." The English issue consisted of 750 copies, and it is likely this issue had about the same, though the total number is not mentioned in Wade (#16). The Copeland and Day slug appears on the title page; it is also gilded at the bottom of the spine. Fred Holland Day (Boston, 1864 to 1933) was an American photographer and publisher. He was among the first in America to advocate that photography should be considered a fine art.Day spent much time among poor immigrant children in Boston, tutoring them in reading and mentoring them. One in particular, the 13-year-old Lebanese immigrant Kahlil Gibran, went on to fame as the author of The Prophet.Day co-founded and self-financed the publishing firm of Copeland and Day, which from 1893 through 1899 published about a hundred titles. The firm was influenced by the Arts and Crafts movement and William Morris's Kelmscott Press. The firm was the American publisher of Oscar Wilde's Salomé, illustrated by Aubrey Beardsley; The Yellow Book periodical, also illustrated by Beardsley; and The Black Riders and Other Lines by Stephen Crane. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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