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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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        Autograph note signed "Th. Fontane," October 22, 1895

      - Single leaf, approx. 4-1/2 X 5-1/2 in., mounted on larger piece of paper with glue. Soiled and darkened, with stains from the glue; edges with some small chips and tears. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Consumption of Opium in India: A Critique of the Memorandum presented by Sir William Roberts as Medical Member of the Late Royal Commission on Opium. Reprinted after revision from the "Indian Medical Record."

      Calcutta: Office of the Indian Medical Record, 1895 - Octavo. Sewn in the original printed blue paper wraps. Housed in a black cloth solander case with red morocco label to the spine. Some soiling on the wraps, spine a little split, light browning, but overall very good. Offprint, first thus. Uncommon, OCLC lists just 8 copies world-wide, including 2 in BL. Trained in Ireland, Wallace (1856-1903) was editor of the Indian Medical Record, and at the time of the Commission had been practising medicine in India since 1872, most of that time in private practice in Calcutta. A witness to the Commission, Wallace gave strong evidence debunking the idea of the efficacy of opium as a prophylactic against malaria; "His experience in the eastern part of the country, especially Calcutta, convinced him the two capabilities were distinct; pain relief simply was not another way of referring to disease prevention" (Winther, Anglo-European Science and the Rhetoric of Empire, p165); and in the present publication presents persuasive arguments from the Commission's other witnesses against "the theory of 'profound constitutional difference' or 'exceptional tolerance' in the adult natives of India and their children [which] is omnipresent in Sir William's Memorandum". The overall perception arising from the report was that the "consequences of opium consumption in India were not that different (or even perhaps less severe) than the serious alcohol problem faced by the UK at the same time" (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Century of International Drug Control, p30), ignoring the problem in China, and effectively undermining the work of the anti-opium campaigners.

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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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        POEMS BY.

      London & Boston: Elkin Mathews & Copeland & Day, 1895. - Original polished brown buckram, spine stamped in gilt, title printed in black and red. Corners a bit bumped, crown of spine frayed, cloth a bit rubbed, otherwise a very good copy. First edition of the author's first collection of poems. Copy number 25 of twenty-five copies only, printed at the Chiswick Press, with a manuscript statement of limitation in Johnson's hand. When the trade edition was prepared, the first and last gatherings were revised and reset, the initial capitals were altered, and the whole reprinted. Hence, the first twenty-five copies constitute the only true first edition. This was the author's own copy, signed and dated ("London: 1895.") and with a six line invocation to six Saints, in Latin, in his hand, on the front endsheet. Additionally, Johnson has made a total of sixteen manuscript alterations or insertions on twelve pages in the text. A careful collation with the second (i.e. first trade edition) reveals that only one of these corrections, that in the epigram on page [vi], was incorporated when the text was reset and reprinted. Several are of a substantive nature, including the insertion of a new line on page 103. This is the major collection of one of the most important of the poets of the 1890s, and due to his early death in 1902, manuscript material of consequence by him is uncommon. This is a textually important association copy of the first order. HAYWARD 304 (the second edition alone exhibited).

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature, ABAA]
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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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      London & Boston: T. Fisher Unwin / Copeland and Day, 1895. - Tan cloth, elaborately stamped in gilt after a design by H.G. Fell, t.e.g. Spine faintly darkened, with a couple minor marks, else near fine. First edition, US issue, with the cancel title-leaf. This copy is of the form of this issue with the joint imprint on both the title page and at the toe of the spine. Wade suggests, based on the observations of others, that some (the earliest?) copies have only Unwin's name on the title, and Copeland & Day's imprint added to the spine only. However, the upcoming Wade revision provisionally (as of early 2004) assigns "first issue" status to those copies in this form. The British issue consisted of 750 copies; the number of copies issued in this form is unrecorded, although Kraus indicates that 117 copies remained in the Copeland & Day stock in May of 1899. This American issue features gilt top edges; those of the British issue are not gilt. WADE 16. KRAUS 29.

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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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        The Black Riders and other lines

      Copeland and Day, Boston, 1895 - Small 8vo An exceptional copy, preserved in specially made cloth dust-jacket and slipcase, spine lettered in gilt The author&#146;s second book, the first published under his own name. Original boards printed in black with floral design [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      London: Elkin Mathews; Boston: Copeland & Day, 1895. - Contemporary bookplate on front pastedown. 8vo, original blue boards, black lettering. Title page vignette by H. P. Horne. Hayward 304; Kraus, Copeland & Day, 18. Edges just slightly rubbed; fine copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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        Notre-Dame de Paris / Illustré par Bieler, Rossi et Myrbach

      - EDICION LIMITADA Y NUMERADA.- Londres: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, et Rivington Editeur (Imp. en Cambridge, U.S.A., Univ. Press. John Wilson and Son), [s.a., ca. 1895].- 2 Tomos (1 h., 354 p.; 1 h., 420 p.): con ilustraciones en negro y finas láminas a todo color; 4º (23,5 cm.); esmerada impresión sobre papel Japón, sin tonsurar, conservando todas sus barbas; portada a dos tintas, amplios márgenes; texto en francés; Enc. en rústica original.- EDICION DE 25 EJEMPLARES NUMERADOS EN PAPEL JAPON, SIENDO ESTE EL Nº 6. Se hizo además una tirada de 250 ejemplares en papel satinado. Las cubiertas ligeramente fatigadas y la última hoja en blanco del tomo 1º con unas pequeñas manchas de óxido, por lo demás en magnífico estado RARISIMA Y BELLISIMA EDICION DE BIBLIOFILO. Livre en français [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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

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        The Jungle Book & The Second Jungle Book

      London: Macmillan, 1894 & 1895 - Fine copies of both volumes of Kipling's The Jungle Book, the second volume in the rare dust jacket First edition. 2 vols., 8vo. With decorations by J. Lockwood Kipling. Blue gilt-pictorial cloth. Fine, bright copies, the second volume in the RARE PICTORIAL DUST-JACKET, with one-inch chip from top and bottom of spine, piece missing from upper inner corner of front panel which is detached from spine. RARE THUS. Grolier/Kipling 185 & 197; Stewart 123 & 132; Richards A76 & A85 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Disciple Aime

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

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        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. London: Sampson Low, Marston & Company, 1895. Original pictorial blue-grey cloth, all edges gilt. First British Edition, and possibly the first hardbound edition in English, of this tale of buried treasure.~Captain Antifer's father had befriended an Egyptian prisoner at 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. [The Publishers' Circular, quoted in T&M]~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. The pictorial front cover shows the pinioned and gagged Tyrcomel, on the back of whose left shoulder is tattooed the long-sought direction.~Following serialization in Boy's Own, Fenno of New York published a wrappered edition of CAPTAIN ANTIFER in June 1895 -- the first edition in the English language. Both Fenno and Sampson Low (as here) published cloth-bound editions in November 1895 (precedence uncertain, but the Sampson Low edition is of considerably higher quality).~This copy is in blue-grey cloth; we have also had light green (no priority). It is in very good to near-fine condition (spine slightly darkened, front endpaper badly cracked, but nonetheless quite attractive). Taves & Michaluk V042. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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"

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        The True Story Of The Chevalier D'Eon His Experiences And His Metamorphoses In France Russia Germany And England Told With The Aid Of State & Secret Papers By Ernest Alfred Vizetelly

      Tylston and Edwards and APMarsden, London 1895 - Large 8vo, pp. 358. 8pp. advertisements bound in at rear. Original red cloth boards, lettered in gilt on front panel and spine. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Printed on Van Gelder's royal 8vo. Boards a little rubbed and scuffed, spine sunned, bookplate to front pastedown, offsetting and browning to endpapers, offsetting to pages facing plates, foxing to frontispiece. Pages facing plates aside, inner contents clean and bright. Colour frontispiece, 16 engraved illustrations, including four in colour of the Chevalier(e) him/herself. First edition, no. 23 of the large paper edition, of which there were 100 copies. There were a further 500 copies of the small paper edition. Charles Geneviève Louis Auguste André Timothée d'Eon de Beaumont [1728-1810] was an eighteenth-century diplomat, soldier, spy, and transvestite -- the earliest known transvestite to have lived openly in British society. He gave his name to Eonism, a now more or less defunct psychological term, coined by Havelock Ellis, and used to describe a man who adopts female dress and behaviour, and to the Beaumont Society, which gives advice on transgender issues. In 2011 a portrait of Chevalier d'Eon surfaced, painted in 1792 by Thomas Stewart, showing the subject wearing a dress, a feathered hat, and about two days of stubble. The painting has been bought by the National Portrait Gallery in London. D'Eon joined the secret service of Louis XV in 1755, and was posted to London as a spy in 1763. He fell out with the French ambassador, Guerchy, and when appeals for support were ignored by the king, he published several secret documents in an ill-advised attempt to apply pressure. Instead, he found himself the subject of a libel suit from Guerchy, and when found guilty, he fled the country dressed as a woman. This mode of attire seemed to calm him down, and when Louis XVI came to the throne he agreed to restore D'Eon's pension on condition he made his transvestism permanent. D'Eon agreed, and when he returned to Britain in 1785 it was as a Chevalière. There, he continued to pursue his love of boxing and fencing, but always while wearing a dress. (There is an excellent illustration of Mademoiselle d'Eon engaged in fisticuffs with the Prince of Wales at p. 316 of this volume). There has been more than one biography of d'Eon, but this is the most informative, the best written, and easily the most sumptuously produced, featuring many illustrations of its subject, some in colour, and both in and out of his preferred attire. Very scarce -- especially, as here, in the large paper edition.

      [Bookseller: Neil Pearson Rare Books]
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        The Red Republic [promotional poster].

      G. P. Putnam's, [New York 1895 - An illustrated poster printed in red, green and black, signed in the image by R. W. Chambers. 15-3/4 x 12 inches. Fine. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The King In Yellow

      Neely 1895 - .Small hardcover, decorated boards, vg+ with some wear to ends of spine; black and white frontispiece protected by tissue which has a small tear near the center of the binding side (frontispiece is fine); I believe that this is the fourth edition (despite Wikipedia stating that it is the first). . [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Terry Nudds]
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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.

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        Illustrated Limited Edition of the Works of Honoré de Balzac Comprising: Harlot's Progress Vols. I & II, Marriage Settlement, Cousin Betty, Lilly of the Valley, Beatrix, Father's Curse, Middle Classes, Modeste Mignon, Seraphita, The Thirteen, Catherine de Medici, At the Sign of the Cat and Racket, Quest of the Absolute, Princess's Secrets, Gondreville Mystery, A Distinguished Provincial at Paris, The Jealousies of a Country Town, The Peasantry, The Chouans, The Wild Ass's Skin, The Seamy Side of History, Daughter of Eve, The Member For Arcis, The Unconscious Mummers, The Unknown Masterpiece, Pierrette and The Abbe Birotteau, Cousin Pons, A Woman of Thirty, Eugenie Grandet, Lost Illusions, The Country Parson, The Country Doctor, Parisians in

      Published by J. M. Dent & Co, Aldine House, Bedford Street, London -1898. 34 Volumes. London 1895-1898. - The scarce Illustrated Limited Edition for sale in England. Uniform matching hard back binding in publisher's original bottle green cloth covers, gilt title, author lettering and elaborate symmetrical gilt design to the spines, gilt name to the upper panels, top edges gilt. 8vo. 8½'' x 6''. 204 full-page tissue-guarded monochrome etchings throughout the set. This Edition is limited to 50 copies for England of which this set, in black fountain, is copy No. 40. Some volumes have off-setting to the end papers, spines are not faded, however, 3 volumes are a little dull to the spines, without any foxing, the paper being clean and fresh, bindings sound and square, overall a very attractive and impressive library. Member of the P.B.F.A. NINETEENTH CENTURY [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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. .

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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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        Mosemans' Illustrated Guide For Purchasers of Horse Furnishing Goods

      1895 - We're hereby presenting the finest original folio ever offered on any global biblio site of this ultra~ rare original ca. 1890's "Mosemans iIllustrated Guide For Purchasers of Horse Furnishing Goods"~ Perfect colour equestriana folio for Hermes of Paris as chronicling (300) fab vintage sporting plates! Tally~ho, indeed! Cheers! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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

      London: Nister No.633, 1895 approx). Hardcover. Good. 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&#39;s finest pop-ups (MONTANARO 219).

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        Brilliants: A Setting of Humorous Poetry in Brillant Types

      New York: De Vinne Press, 1895. 96pp. Second issue. Inscribed and dated March 7, 1907 by the publisher and famous American printer Theodore Low De Vinne, to Harold A. Holmes. Delicate head and tail-pieces and initials printed in red accompany "the beautiful 4-point Brilliant type made by Miller and Richard of Edinburgh" showcased in this work. Bradbury quotes Ruth Adomeit as calling it "one of the most sought after miniature books because of its typographical beauty," and states that "a strong argument can be made that this is the first American private press miniature book." An important and finely produced masterpiece, made even more attractive by the concise history of miniature books written in the preface by De Vinne, which is considered by Spielmann to be one of the best ever written. Very light rubbing to extremities, else fine in full morocco with an elaborate gilt design of intertwining vines on both covers. A.e.g. (Spielmann 117; Bondy, p. 98; Bradbury p. 216; Bromer/Edison p. 47). (2 1/4 by 15/8; 57x40mm).

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