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        The Jungle Book; [together with] The Second Jungle Book.

      London: Macmillan and Co. 1894 & 1895 - 2 works, octavo. Original dark blue cloth, spines lettered and blocked in gilt, large pictorial blocks to front covers gilt, twin wavy rules to spines extending over front covers, edges gilt, dark green coated endpapers. Bookseller's ticket to front pastedown of vol. I. Spines gently rolled and slightly faded, a little rubbing to spine ends, faint marks to covers, occasional light foxing to contents. An excellent, bright set. Illustrations to text by J. L. Kipling, W. H. Drake and P. Frenzeny. First editions of Kipling's classic tales. Martindell 61 & 63; Stewart 123 & 132. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        An Island of the Sea. Descriptive of the Past and Present of St. Thomas, Danish West Indies. With A Few Short Stories About Bluebeard's and Blackbeard's Castles

      Published by the Author, (1895), St. Thomas, D.W.I. - 120 pages with 6 pages of ads. Additional ads front and rear end papers. 8vo. Illustrated. First Edition, Dated August 31, 1895 on Preface page. Warmly inscribed and signed by the author to most likely his wife or daughter and dated Feb. 4/96. Binding has minor wear top and bottom of the spine and corners otherwise bright and attractive. Now protected in new mylar. Interior of the book is very clean, solid and tight. No cracked hinges, no marks other than the inscription by the author. A scarce, signed first edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ARABESQUE BOOKS]
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        L'ambassade de France en Angleterre sous Henri IV. Mission de Christophe de Harlay Comte de Beaumont (1602-1605).

      Paris, Firmin-Didot 1895 - 2 vol. in-8, LXXVI-334 pp. et 351 pp., frontispice, index, demi-basane cerise, dos à nerfs orné de filets à froid, couv. cons. (reliure de l'époque). Supra libris Cochard-Descours. Le second volume est constitué de pièces justificatives. Hauser, XVIe siècle, IV, 2711 : "Pièces sur les Harlay (1589-1601). Lettres de Henri IV (contresignées par Villeroy) à Beaumont, Elizabeth, Jacques Ier. Importance des questions commerciales franco-anglaises ; préparation du traité de Paris du 24 février 1606. Affaire du duc de Bouillon. Avènement de Jacques Ier, ambassade de Rosny."

      [Bookseller: Librairie Historique F. Teissèdre]
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        Bendigo and Vicinity. A comprehensive history of her past, and a resume of her resources; together with the biographies of her representative pioneers, public, commercial, and professional men.

      Melbourne and Ballarat, F.W. Niven & Co., MDCCCXCV (1895). - First Edition; Lge. 4to; pp.(iii), 274 (last blank); b/w frontispiece, numerous portraits and illustrations, printed in double column, original purplr cloth, title lettered in gilt on front board, cloth binding starting to split on edges, cloth faded, binding still strong, internally very good. The book is divided into two sections, the first containing chapters on Bendigo's history, including the city before gold, various pioneering experiences, the public institutions and buildings, real estate, the gold seekers, the goldfields. The second half of the book contains biographies of people in Bendigo's history as well as histories of important companies and firms that helped to establish Bendigo.

      [Bookseller: Time Booksellers]
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        BUENOS AIRES. Revista semanal ilustrada.

      s/e 1895/1898, Buenos Aires - Disponemos de los siguientes ejemplares: Año I, Nº 26 al Nº 50 en un volumen de 1895 a 1896. Año III, Nº 141 a Nº 150, 1897 a 1898 en un volumen. 2vols. volumen(es)/volume(s) varias pp páginas [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria de Antano (ILAB & ABA Members)]
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        Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 173 Plates

      Government Printing Office, 1895, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition. Bound in 3 large books, about 15 x 18 inches. Includes 173 plates, each is a two page map/illustration. It is lacking the color uniform and color flag pages. Numbered 1-174, missing 172 & 175 and the 135 supplements. About 20 of the plates have small tears to the edges; only a couple affect the actual map; one has a hole in it; mostly good shape. The pages are toned with age. The first volume has a broken hinge and loose table of contents pages. A couple pages with tape repairs. No international shipping. Rare. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4+ Pounds/Larger. Category: Military; Inventory No: 154721.

      [Bookseller: Easy Chair Books]
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        Contribution À L'étude De L'atrophie Musculaire Progressive Type Duchenne-Aran (Précieux Exemplaire De Pierre Janet)

      Progrès Medical & Félix Alcan 1895 - Grd in-8° relié demi-chagrin rouge garance, dos à cinq nerfs, titre gravé et doré, 159 pp. 4 planches hors-texte en chromolithographie. Magnifique exemplaire en tout point remarquable, ayant appartenu à Janet cachet gras de sa bibliothèque, puis au célèbre collectionneur Julien Bogousslavsky. Jean Baptiste Auguste Étienne Charcot (1867-1936), the son of Jean Martin Charcot, "was interested in degenerative diseases of the neuromuscular system [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        EL AMIGO DEL OBRERO: SEMANARIO DEDICADO A LAS CLASES PRODUCTORAS

      - 1895 Barcelona Año I, núm. 1 / 83 (numeración seguida). Periódico semanal. Fot. e il. en b/n. 43x31 cm. Enc. media piel. Exterior fatigado. Para ver o recibir fotografías de los libros puede ir a nuestra web. (Iniciativa de la iglesia española a finales del XIX para desarrollar una prensa católica obrera, setmanario católico dirigido al sindicalismo confesional)

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        Atlas von 25 topographischen Spezialkarten des Mondes [verteilt auf 20 lose Tafeln]. Mit dabei der Textband: Astronomische Beobachtungen und Resultate aus den Jahren 1893 und 1894. Neue Beiträge zur Begründung einer modernen Selenographie und Selenologie gesammelt auf seiner Privatsternwarte zu Kaiserslautern. [Teil] II [der Publikationen Fauths]. Mit einem Atlas, enthaltend 25 topographische Spezialkarten des Mondes in Lichtdruck.

      Philipp Johann Heinrich Fauth. Atlas von 25 topographischen Spezialkarten des Mondes [verteilt auf 20 lose Tafeln]. Buchdruckerei Heinrich Köhl. Kaiserlautern 1895. Überklebt mit/Übernahme der Auflage von: Johann Ambrosius Barth (Arthur Meiner). Leipzig 1895. Querquart. Die Tafel XII des Atlasbandes wurde nicht veröffentlicht (siehe dazu das Verzeichnis auf dem Innendeckel: XII fehlt. Die 25 Spezialkarten verteilen sich also auf die Tafeln I-XXI (ohne Tafel XII). Original-Halbleinenflügelmappe mit Deckeltitel. Zustand: Der Rücken der Mappe wurde fachmännisch erneuert. Mappe mit normalen Alters- und Gebrauchsspuren (etwas berieben, beschabt, nachgedunkelt und angeschmutzt). Die Lichtdrucktafeln sind papierbedingt etwas gebräunt sowie teilweise mit minimalen Randläsuren versehen bzw. an den Rändern leicht angestaubt. Oblong folio (325 x 245 mm) with 25 lunar drawings on 20 lithographed plates. First and only edition of the rare first lunar atlas by the last of the great visual lunar observers. Fauth was the last great lunar cartographer to rely principally on visual observations. Based on observations from 1911 until his death in 1941 using his 5 1/2 inch refractor first at Landstuhl in the Rhineland and later in Bavaria. Mit dabei der Textband: Astronomische Beobachtungen und Resultate aus den Jahren 1893 und 1894. Neue Beiträge zur Begründung einer modernen Selenographie und Selenologie gesammelt auf seiner Privatsternwarte zu Kaiserslautern. [Teil] II [der Publikationen Fauths]. Mit einem Atlas, enthaltend 25 topographische Spezialkarten des Mondes in Lichtdruck. Buchdruckerei Heinrich Köhl. Kaiserlautern 1895. Überklebt (auf dem Vorderdeckel) mit/Übernahme der Auflage von: Johann Ambrosius Barth (Arthur Meiner). Leipzig 1895. X, S. 3-66. Klammergeheftete Original-Broschur mit Deckeltitel. Zustand: Oberes Kapital etwas lädiert (= Umschlag mit kleinem Einriss). Einband etwas nachgedunkelt. Davon abgesehen altersgemäß von sehr guter Erhaltung.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bibliakos / Dr. Ulf Kruse]
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        Souvenirs historiques et récits de chasse par un émir syrien du douzième siècle. Autobiographie d'Ousâma Ibn Mounkidh intitulée : L'instruction par les exemples

      - Ernest Leroux, Paris 1895, 16x25cm, broché. - Prima edizione della traduzione francese. autografo Firmato di Hartwig Derenbourg di Mr. e Mrs. Olagnier. Dos sbiadito restaurata perdere angolare sui piatti, piacevole stato interiore. Rare. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de la traduction française. Envoi autographe signé d'Hartwig Derenbourg à monsieur et madame Olagnier. Dos défraîchi restauré, manques angulaires sur les plats, agréable état intérieur. Rare.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Feu Follet]
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        The Elf Errant (with Dorothy Hartley bookplate)

      Lawrence & Bullen, London 1895 - Slightly dulled salmon cloth boards with old tidemark to front and faded gilt title to spine. 2 edges untrimmed. No inscriptions but attractive bookplate of 'Dorothy Hartley Her Book WLS: 32' on flyleaf. Endpapers have remains where previous protective cover has been removed and the odd mark to inside pages. 109pp. incl. superb tissue-guarded b/w ills (15 x 20cm) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Berwyn Books]
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        [Photo Album]: New England Life

      Boston and Worchester, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire, 1895. Very Good. Oblong quarto. Thick red cloth beveled boards with "Photographs" in silver on front board. Commercially produced with title page reading: "The Art Album for 96 'Bullet' Photographs". Contains 95 sepia-toned gelatin silver prints in the sleeves provided (and one apparently commercially printed, probably collotype, image). Each image is 3.25" x 3.25" and have either mat or glossy finishes. Most are probably Kodak images. Some minimal captioning, mostly with place names. Hinges cracked, with some loose or detached leaves, very good. Some images with fading, overall the images are near fine. A pleasing if somewhat prosaic album of both outside locations and interior domestic images. Among the images are fashionably dressed women at lake side, several boat images: both small steamboats and handsome sailing vessels, and one of a lighthouse. Also many farm images: haywagons, silos, chickens in the barnyard, and a buckboard wagon. Several images of downtown Worchester, Massachusetts, including the train station and a train, the Oddfellows Hall, and several other downtown buildings. Another section features domestic interior images both with and without people posed in them: with an organ, a typewriter on a desk, and a large stove evident. Later are images of Boston: B.F. Kieth's Opera House, Fenuil Hall, Boston Commons, and other buildings. These are followed by some vacation shots in New Hampshire, including one of the Alpine House in Berlin, N.H.,and it ends up with a few images of women clowning around dressed as men. Nice images, mostly of New England domestic and leisure life.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Archives de Zoologie Expérimentale et Générale. Histoire naturelle - Morphologie - Histologie - Évolution des Animaux. Tome 1-23.

      C. Reinwald, Paris 1872 - 1895. - 600 - 700 S. je Band mit wenigen Abbildungen und zahlreichen (30 - 40) zum Teil farbigen und zum Teil gefalteten lith. Tafeln je Band, Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 35000 Groß 8°, Ganzleinen (Bände 1+2) und marmoriertes Halbleinen mit Rückentitel, Bibliotheksexemplar (entwidmet) mit unscheinbarem kleinem Papier-Rückenschild, Stempel auf Titel und Vorsatz, gutes kaum bestoßenes Exemplar, nur die Bde. 1+2 außen mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, Kopfschnitt leicht angestaubt, leicht voneinander abweichende Einbanddeckel, gutes Exemplar, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Joyeuses enfilades

      Amsterdam: 1895. 175 pagine. 16x11 cm.Rilegatura moderna in mezza tela e angoli con qualche livissima abrasione. Uniformemente brunito l'interno, con qualche rara fioritura. Piccola mancanza, restaurata, sull'angolo superiore destro dell'ultima pagina senza perdita di testo. Qualche sottolineatura a matita blu. All'esemplare sono state aggiunte quattro incisioni originali raffiguranti scene erotiche. Parzialmente abrasi i numeri delle tavole.  [M236] Edizione originale di estrema rarità. Alphonse Momas (1846 - 1933)  è stato uno degli scrittori più prolifici, nel campo della letteratura erotica, della sua epoca. Poco si sa della sua biografia tranne che fu funzionario presso la Prefettura della Senna di Parigi. Nel corso della sua carriera pubblicò numerosi romanzi utilizzando svariati pseudonimi (Caïn d'Abel, V. d'Andorre, Madame B***, Erosmane, L'Érotin, Fuckwell, Le Nismois, Léna de Mauregard, Georges de Lesbos, Camille Mireille, Mercadette, Pan-Pan, La Baronne de Saint-Amand, Tap-Tap, Trix, Un journaliste du dernier siècle, Zéphyr).

      [Bookseller: Libreria Scarpignato]
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        Indian Visiting Half Moon in the Hudson

      1895 - Shute was a well known illustrator from Brookline Mass. who worked for Stratemeyer until his death in 1906. This is a watercolor and gouache (on paperboard) illustration in shades of black and white, depicting Native Americans in canoes approaching Henry Hudson's Half Moon. Signed at the left, A. B. S., and with two spaces at the lower left and upper right, and marked mortise in pencil. Image size 10 1/4 x 16". Paperboard size: 15 x 20" [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints, ABAA]
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        In Wonderland

      1895 - In Wonderland. A book of revolving pictures. - London ; New York : Nister ; Dutton, [ca. 1895] - 1 Bl., 8 Bl. (chromolithogr. Drehscheiben). 28 x 27 cm. OHalbleinenband, Deckel ill. Glanzpapier (bestoßen, Kratzspuren) /loses Titelblatt gebräunt, Randdefekte, Einriss ; Drehfunktionen bei 7 Tafeln intakt, bei Taf 1 schwergängig, Buchzustand mangelhaft mit Beschädigungen, Einrissen, Flecken/ - Die Bücher wurden bei Nister in Nürnberg gedruckt, welcher in den neunziger Jahren diese auch für England durch eigene Verlagsgründung vertrieb.

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        In and Out & Round About: A Book of Transformation Pictures

      London & New York: Ernest Nister, 1895. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. 8vo. 16pp. Red cloth spine, pictorial upper board, plain lower board. Numbered 632. Text in verse; introductory verse signed by Clifton Bingham. Six chromolithographed dissolving views with slats. All dissolving views are complete and working properly, though the push/pull tabs seem worn at the ends. A couple f the sats are rough, the inner hinges are cracked but firm, else this is a very good copy of a fragile movable. Not found in Montanaro.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books]
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        THE SECRET OF THE DESERT OR HOW WE CROSSED ARABIA IN THE 'ANTELOPE'

      London, New York: Edward Arnold, n.d. [1895].. Octavo, pp. [i-vii] viii [1] 2-246, six inserted plates with illustrations by A. Twidle, original pictorial red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in brown, black and silver, rear panel stamped in black. First edition. Boys' lost race adventure novel indebted to Verne and the literature of Arabian travel, especially Palgrave's NARRATIVE OF A YEAR'S JOURNEY THROUGH CENTRAL AND EASTERN ARABIA, 1862-63 (1865). The protagonists seek a lost friend in the "Antelope," a gas-driven vehicle with electric headlights. Their quest leads them across the desert to an isolated oasis where they find the ruins of a great city inhabited by a Baal-worshiping people of Phoenician descent. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy Volume II, p. 44 and Spectrum III, p. 164. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 61. Bleiler (1978), p. 71. Reginald 05246. Binding slightly leaned, cloth a bit spotted, spine panel a bit sunned, endpapers foxed, tissue guard torn and foxed, with some offset onto title page, a good copy. The scarcest but least interesting of Fawcett's three science fiction novels. (#148226)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        The Judgment Books.

      London: Osgood, McIlvaine & Co.,, 1895. Octavo. Original blue vertical ribbed-grain cloth, spine lettered in gilt, gilt title vignette to front cover, edges untrimmed. Spine gently rolled, light fading to spine and front cover, slight wear extremities, a couple of leaves clumsily opened, final leaf unopened, occasional faint foxing; a very good copy. First edition. This supernatural work by E. F. Benson, best known for his Mapp and Lucia novels, demonstrates his ability as an "important, capable, and skilful Edwardian author of supernatural fiction" (Bleiler). Alongside his social satires, his "stories of horror and the supernatural have remained consistently popular" (ODNB). This work tells the story of a portrait painter, who, as he paints his sitter finds some of his personality move into the portrait and part of the sitter's personality move to him. The tale is reminiscent of Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray, which was first published in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine, July 1890, and in a substantially revised book form in April 1891. Locke suggests Benson may have originally written this work prior to the release of Dorian Gray, despite the later publication date. This is an uncommon work with seven copies traced institutionally worldwide.

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        NOTES ON THE ETHNOLOGY OF TIBET. Based on Collections in theU.S. National Museum

      - Washington 1895, GPO. Blue cloth, very good, pp.669-747, complete monograph, 52 b.w. photos, solid copy original wrs. bound in. FIRST EDITION S C A R C E A classic study, which has withstood time & criticism. Proven & respected, this early anthropological, artistic & ethnology is an insight to the dark & unknown Tibetan people and has been a classic study for over 100+ years now. * This study was done under the auspices of the Smithsonian, and is quite well documented by use of the Museum's famous and great Tibetan artifacts collection. Covers the origin of the name "Tibet," limits, history of its civilization derived from Tibetan and Chinese sources, character of the country and people, organization, consanguineal, political, industrial, glossary, dress, personal adornment, weapons, transportation, monetary system, mediums of exchange, printing, writing, time reckoning, medical knowledge, birth, marriage, death, religion, Lamas, religious architecture, religious objects &c. * PHOTOS SHOW: Ethnic objects shown are: bronzes, weapons, dress, necklaces, ceremonial items, clothing &c. Highly useful and valuable reference source, very reliable authoritative work, a classic ! * A primary source and essential reference for any serious Tibetan collector. This work was produced in a small edition for the museum. * Scans can be sent by email.

      [Bookseller: RARE ORIENTAL BOOK CO., ABAA, ILAB]
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        An Australian in China. Being the Narrative of a Quiet Journey across China to Burma.

      London, Horace Cox, 1895. 8vo. Original red cloth, image of pagoda in gilt to upper cover, lettered in gilt, top edge gilt; pp. xii, 299; illustrations from photographs, 2 folding maps; very slightly faded on spine, a few pages with foxing, a very good copy. Second 'edition', i.e. issue. 'In the first week of February, 1894, I returned to Shanghai from Japan. It was my intention to go up the Yangtse River as far as Chungking, and then, dressed as a Chinese, to cross quietly over Western China, the Chinese Shan States, and Kachin Hills to the frontier of Burma. The ensuing narrative will tell how easily and pleasantly this journey, which a few years ago would have been regarded as a formidable undertaking, can now be done' (p. 1). The Australian journalist, traveller and political advisor to the Chinese government George Ernest ('Chinese') Morrison (1862-1920) produced a lively travelogue, reporting on the current situation of China, but touching upon Burma as well.

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        Fables choisies de Florian

      1895 - À Paris, chez Marpon et Flammarion et à Tokyo, Cie Shueisha, [1895]. Deux volumes in-4 oblong (24,5 cm x 34,3 cm) cousus a la japonaise, couvertures illustrées, sous cartonnage légèrement frotté de percaline beige illustré en couleurs sur les deux plats. Deux petites galeries de vers (2cm) dans la marge de la planche en regard de la fable 11 (voir photo). Reliure signée Engel. Publication tirée sur pur chiffon du Japon avec le pliage spécial japonais. L'éditeur de Tokyo est Kané-Mitsou Masa-o, l'imprimeur Shueisha, sous la direction de Yamamoto Yeijiro. L'illustration à pleines pages est composée de 2 couvertures illustrées et de 28 estampes japonaises originales en couleurs par les artistes-peintres suivants : Kou-bo-ta, Tô-soui, Ka-no Tomo-nobou et Kadji-ta Han-ko. En outre toutes les pages de texte sont illustrées de dessins en noir. Graveur et imprimeursdes dessins : Seiboundô. Une des 190 exemplaires de luxe sur le papier japonais Tori-Noko. Carteret V, 79 - Catalogue le Japonisme. Musées Nationaux 1988 p. 112 «Les fables de Florian illustrées par des artistes japonais». Bel état des planches, bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Novels of Balzac

      Philadelphia: Barrie, 1895. hardcover. near fine. Over 350 fine full page etchings by various artists, each with tissue guards. 52 volumes, 8vo, 3/4 blue morocco, decoratively gilt spines, t.e.g. Philadelphia: George Barrie, 1896- 1900. One of 1000 numbered copies. Near fine. Over 350 fine full page etchings by various artists, each with tissue guards. 52 volumes, 8vo, 3/4 blue morocco, decoratively gilt spines, t.e.g. Philadelphia: George Barrie, 1896- 1900. One of 1000 numbered copies. Near fine.

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        Fairy Tales from the Arabian Nights [together with] More tales from the Arabian Nights. Illustrated by J. D. Batten.

      London: J. M. Dent & Co.; G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1893 & 1895 - 2 volumes, quarto (250 x 202 mm). Publisher's brown crushed morocco, spines lettered in gilt in compartments, frames in gilt to covers, wide gilt turn-ins, brown marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed, brown silk page markers. Housed in publisher's marbled paper slipcases. Spines uniformly lightly faded; an excellent, bright set. Vignette half-titles. Title pages printed in red and brown. Frontispieces and 8 full page plates, with 32 smaller illustrations in the text, each with an accompanying plate printed on india paper, all with tissue-guards. First editions, limited large paper issues, number 140 of 160 copies of the earlier volume, number 124 of 125 copies of the later volume. Described at the time by the Literary World as "an attractive and handsome gift or prize book" (The Literary World, 1893, p. 431). The text in this edition is taken from Galland's 1821 translation and adapted for children. The illustrator, John Dickson Batten's (1860–1932) most well-known achievements were his contributions to various fairy tale books, including a series by the Australian folklorist Joseph Jacobs. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Description de l'Afrique Tierce Partie du Monde

      1895,6,& 1897 1895 - First edition thus. 3 volumes. 3 fine facsimile maps 8vo. Very fine original printed wrappers, preserved in three full morocco drop back boxes. Paris, Leroux The best cholarly edition. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA]
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        The Manxman A Novel

      New York: D. Applelton and Company, 1895. Large Paper Edition, Number 238 of 250. Signed by the author at the end of the Preface. With Illustrations by the Author. 2 vols. 8vo. Bound in full Vellum. About fine. Large Paper Edition, Number 238 of 250. Signed by the author at the end of the Preface. With Illustrations by the Author. 2 vols. 8vo. Deluxe Issue, Signed.

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        Japanese Silk Sample Books 19th Century Books 5 and 6 Samples of Fancy Silk Manufactured by R. Iwamoto, Ashikaga, Japan Nos. 401-496 and 501-596

      Ashikaga, Japan: R. Iwamoto, 1895. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Octavo. Two beautiful folding silk sample books in black cloth with titles stamped in gold. In each book 96 1x4 silk swatches are arranged on 16 attached fold-out boards, six to a board. All 96 samples can be viewed at one time by unfolding the boards. Book 5 contains gingham, plaid, and stripe patterns in many different colors, all near fine. Book 6 contains 35 intricate white patterns, very good with some light discoloration around the edges, and 61 gingham, striped and dotted patterns. Bindings intact and very good. but for one detached piece of three boards in Book 6 and some minor fraying of cloth. Overall a beautiful and unique set of silk samples that gives you a taste of stylish 1890s fashion through the lens of a Japanese manufacturer.

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        Nevada County Mining and Business Directory 1895

      Oakland, CA: Pacific Press Publishing Co.. Good. 1895. First Edition. 1/2 Leather. The second of two great historical and reference works of Nevada County. Black leather spine with blue boards. Gilt on spine and covers with flaking to spine leather. Binding is tight, with slight cracking inside front board. Index to contents includes directories for You Bet, Rough & Ready, Money Flat, Little Hill, Hunt's Hill, French Corral, Truckee, Grass Valley, Colfax, Nevada City, etc. Hospitals, libraries, NCNGRR, Nevada County Reduction Works, water companies and ditches. Officials, etc. Index to Advertisers like, Gullaume, CE Mulloy, Parsons & Quick, Naffziger, John Swart, JF Brown, etc. Lots of mining advertisements! Two fold out maps: tri-fold of Geology of Nevada County and an 1884 six-fold of Nevada City and Grass Valley area (1.5" closed tear where connected to book). One page map of NCNGRR. Some sketches and a few photos. With 14 plates from photographs, with advertisements on the versos; other inserted ads & a few other illustrations; First Edition. Listings of the residents, businesses, mines, etc. , With a large assortment of wonderful period advertisements at front and rear with some inserted in the text. Rocq 5961.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 241 pp .

      [Bookseller: Back of Beyond Books, ABAA]
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        Die Waffen nieder! Eine Lebensgeschichte. 2 Bände.

      Dresden, Leipzig, Wien, Pierson, 1895. Dreizehntes Tausend. 3 Bl., 309 S., 1 Bl.; 3 Bl., 324 S. Farbig illustr. Originalleinen mit Goldprägung auf Vorderdeckel und Rücken. Einband etwast angestaubt. Ecken und Kanten leicht berieben. Die ersten Blatt von Bd. 1 etwas braun-, fingerfleckig. Sonst innen bis auf vereinzelte schwache Braunflecken gute, saubere Exemplare. -Selten-! Bertha von Suttner (1843-1914) war eine österreichische Pazifistin, Friedensforscherin und Schriftstellerein. Der Antikriegsroman \"Die Waffen nieder\" wurde ihr größter literarischer Erfolg, der weltweit Beachtung fand. Im Jahre 1905 erhielt Bertha von Suttner als erste Frau den Friedensnobelpreis. Versand D: 4,90 EUR [Literatur.]

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        Deutsche Kleinkunst in zwei und vierzig Bücherzeichen. Vollständige Mappe mit 42 Exlibris und Begleitheft (vollständig)

      Berlin: Verlag J. A. Stargardt, 1895 - 32 x 24 cm ; Mit einem Vorwort von Friedrich Warnecke. Schöne Mappe mit 42 auf Tafeln montierten Exlibris (vollständig) und 10seitigem Begleitheft. Gutes Exemplar. jpwRegal-HH

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        Catalog of 456 Authentic and Unique Designs of Registered Lace Pattern Samples

      Nottingham, circa 1895-1910., 1895. Catalog of lace samples, either from a merchant established in the world-renowned and prolific Nottingham Lace Market, or from a lace maker's salesperson approaching the market merchants, containing 456 authentic and unique designs of registered lace patterns. Neatly contained in a period patented purpose-made binding titled "Novelty Laces" and bearing the lace maker's initials E.F.N.. The samples are mounted to blue paper backdrop on cardstock, tipped-in on brown paper leafs. Samples vary in size, the majority ranging from approximately 6 x 2 cm to 7 x 11 cm, the smallest being 3 x 2,5 cm, and the largest being 20,5 x 18,5 cm, and contained in a folio binding by Priestly and Swann, Ltd. whose shop was also on Stoney Street, and who specialized in the making of pattern books. Brown paper boards titled and initialed in gilt to front, with double perforation and leather band closure to facilitate addition or removal of leafs as offerings changed. Volume measures approximately 30 x 44 x 3cm. Some wear to boards, occasional age-toning throughout, otherwise very good condition, an uncommon survivor from the nineteenth century textiles industry. The binder's label on the front pastedown aids in dating the volume. Priestly and Swann Lace Pattern Book Makers, Stoney St., Nottingham appears in the London Commercial Gazette in July 1895, revealing that the firm was established by this time in the famous Lace Market. Also, in January 1895, the firm's owners G. Priestley and E. Swann were granted a patent (No.955) for improvements in printing and blocking in metallic colours. In a March 1911 issue of the Nottingham Evening Post, the firm is listed as Priestly and Swann, Ltd. Stoney Street, Nottingham. [It seems that the firm continued operations until 1962, retaining an office at Plumptre Place, Lace Market.] A generous portfolio of lace offerings from the heyday of Nottingham's lace trade, with this volume, the lace maker would present his selection of lace designs to wholesale clients, not only from England and her neighbours, but to buyers from around the world. A working volume, once in the hands of many a seamstress, tailor, linens maker, and the like, some are marked "Sold Out" in manuscript. It is interesting to note that all but 5 of the samples are white lace, the only exceptions being 1 small black sample perhaps for mourning clothes, and 4 large elegant samples which are each sewn onto a swatch of silk, one black, one pink, one ivory on yellow silk, and one multi-coloured ivory, rose and green. Hundreds of styles are presented, both ornate and simplistic for all audiences and applications, including nettings embellished with floral patterns, some pleated designs with ripples, others with dots, checkers, webs, diamonds, simple weaves, and one with a satin ribbon woven through. The lace maker is only identified by the initials to the front board, E.F.N. Further research into the Nottingham archives may yield fascinating results. The quantity and variety of patterns made available by this single sample book serves to illustrate how the industrial revolution immensely impacted tradition. [In 1799 there were six lace makers in Nottingham. When machines began to do the work traditionally done manually by women, so did production increase and cost decrease. Once only afforded by the wealthy, now lace was a commodity to be enjoyed by all classes. As a result, within some thirty years, by 1832, lace makers, or rather lace producers, numbered 186 in the Nottingham region. The Lace Market continued to grow, and quickly rose to be the center of the lace trade for the entire world.] The Lace Market in Nottingham was the centre of the world's lace industry, consisting of salesrooms displaying and selling the lace, as well as warehouses for storing. Spanning a quarter-mile square in central Nottingham, it was bustling with merchants and buyers.. Manuscript.

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        Shanghai Bund.

      Ca 1895 - Panoramic view (20 x 222 cm) of the Bund in Shanghai made up from 8 albumen photographs, contemporary black half morocco concertina album, red morocco label to upper cover, lightly faded. This eight-part panorama by Tuck Tai shows a view from the Native City (Nanshi) in the far left of the photograph to Suzhou Creek in the far right. The panorama centres on what was the British settlement. Notable buildings are the Shanghai Club (in the centre of section three), with its columns and pediment; The Customs House (in the centre of section four), the spire of Trinity Cathedral can be seen to its right in the background. The Customs House is between two big banks; the Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank to its left and the Deutsch-Asiaatische Bank to its right. In section six, the North Bank shows the big white building of the German consulate, with the Japanese consulate to its right. Crossing Garden Bridge, one can see at the far left of the print the British consulate next to the public gardens and bandstand.

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        Manuel de l'enseignement de l'escrime au sabre à l'usage de la cavalerie russe.

      Lahure Paris 1895 - Small quarto (22 x 16 cm). [2], original printed wrappers bound in, half-title, title, 58 pp., [2], 30 illustrations in contemporary hand colour and charts in text; occasional spotting, light browning. Contemporary quarter-cloth over marbled boards, calf label to spine with lettering in gilt; label rubbed, slightly worn at extremities. Pen inscription to front endpaper: "Maître Devinreux, ten times France swordsmanship champion.", with stamp of three crossed swords. Fine example of the 'Manuel', translated into French from the Russian first edition. It was originally published by Senior Lieutenant Pavel Katkov for the Horse guards regiment of the Empress Maria Feodorovna in St. Petersbourg. It contains instructions for fencing exercises for the Russian cavalry squadrons, on foot and on horseback, accompanied by attractive hand coloured illustrations. Baron de Pelleport to whom this copy belonged was probably Jean-Pierre Charles de Pelleport-Burète (1827-1900), Mayor of Bordeaux between 1874-1876 and senator of Gironde between 1876-1879. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Part of City of Newport - Plate 3

      1895 - We are proud to offer this map of the City of Newport, Rhode Island, published by Everts and Richards in their "Atlas of Rhode Island" in 1895. These fine, large-scale maps show buildings, large property owners, roads, railroads, public buildings, bridges, stage lines, electric car lines, churches, which buildings were wood, brick or stone, barns, stables, icehouses, telegraph offices , and fire houses. These maps offer an amazing look at turn of the century Rhode Island towns. This map shows the area from Newport Harbor on the northwest to the "Breakers" mansion on the southeast to Bath Rd, which appears to be the current Memorial Blvd) on the northeast all the over to Newport Harbor on the northwest. What can I say about this other than it tells an amazing story about turn-of-the-century Newport. So much on this map. Please call with any questions.

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        Poems

      First edition. 8vo., original cream cloth, with design and lettering in gilt on spine and covers by Althea Gyles, top edge trimmed. London, T. Fisher Unwin.

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        The Novels - Gryll Range; Headlong Hall and Nightmare Abbey; The Misfortunes of Elphin and Rhododaphne; Maid Marian and Crotchet Castle; Melincourt.

      Macmillan, London., 1895-1897. First edition thus. Saintsbury introduces each volume. Octavo. Five volumes. Illustrations by H.R. Millar and F. H. Townsend. Original blue cloth with lavish peacock design in gilt, which is repeated in yellow on the endpapers. All edges gilt. The most attractive of the editions of this great satirist whom even those he satirised could not but adore.Title-pages a little spotted from the frontispiece guards, otherwise a very nice set.

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