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        Dundee: Its Quaint and Historic Buildings

      Published by George Petrie, Dundee, 1895, signed limited edition. This copy no 22 of 357 small paper impressions (there were also 16 copies on Japanese paper and 155 large paper copies). Half leather binding with maroon pebbled cloth boards. Five raised bands to spine. Gilt lettering to spine and to front cover. Teg. Folio, 19ins x 15ins, blue and gilt decorated endpapers, xviii, 35pp, (i), 129pp text (last text page is numbered LIX but there are many (b) and (c) pages), (i), tipped-in errata slip, 19pp index plus colour frontis, 2 maps (one double page) each with key pages, 2 double page plans and 55 illustrations as listed. A little light foxing to text pages. Very small gouge to top of front board otherwise VG. The book comes with an original maroon cloth dustwrapper with "Dundee" written to the front in the same typeface as on the book itself. This is rather rubbed and worn to the edges but it has protected the book very well. This is an extremely heavy book and postage overseas would be very expensive.

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        British Fresh Water Fishes.

      Hull and York: A. Brown and Sons Limited. 1895. Large 8vo. Original green cloth, gilt lettering to spine; pp. xxviii + 231, 24 plates of views, numerous text illustrations; very good. Secodn edition. This work was originally published in two volumes with colour plates illustrating the fish; this edition was intended more for the fishing enthusiast, with the pictorial focus now on beautiful fishing locations. Nonetheless, each fish is illustrated and described in detail in the authoritative text.

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        The Temptation of Saint Anthony.

      H.S. Nichols, London., 1895. First U.K. edition. Translated by D.F. Hannigan. Royal octavo. pp xii, 360. Nine plates after S. Gòrski.One of a very small number of copies (no limitation is provided but similar productions by Nichols and his partner Leonard Smithers ran to only 10 copies) printed in purple on japan vellum and in larger format than the trade edition. Special binding of green silk with elaborate pictorial gilt, top edge gilt. All nine plates are printed in three states - green, black, blue. Spine a bit dull and scuffed at head and tail. Very good, internally fine.

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        Le mémorial historique et géographique de la patisserie

      Vincennes, Chez l'auteur 1895. In-8 relié demi basane bordeaux, dos à nerfs, titre doré. La reliure est frottée en dos, avec petit manque en queue, coins émoussés. 1 feuillet blanc, faux-titre, titre, xi, xxxii, 605 pages, 1 feuillet blanc. Quelques rousseurs, tache aux premiers feuillets, papier jauni et quelques feuillets se détachant partiellement. Contenant 2200 Recettes de Pâtisserie, Glaces & Liqueurs, orné de gravures dans le texte. Avec anecdotes et biographies des grand auteurs de la gastronomie, un portrait du marquis de Cussy, un d'Antonin Carême, un de Grimod de la Reynière, celui de Jules Gouffé et une lettre autographe d'Antonin Carême 1832. 3eme édition. Peu courant.

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        TISH'E B'OV IZRAEL'S TROYERTOG: EYN FORTROG...GEHALTEN… IN DEM FERAYN "AGUDAH AKHIM" TSU ST. LOUIS BISHONES 5665. THE MOURNING DAY OF ISRAEL.

      St. Louis, W. Schur, 1895. First edition. Later green marble boards. 12mo. 36 pages; 16 cm. Singerman 4768. The first Yiddish book published west of the Mississippi River. In Yiddish with added English title. Title translates to

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        Syr Perecyvelle of Gales

      Hammersmith: The Kelmscott Press, 1895. 98pp. Personal copy of Henry Marillier, William Morris & Co.'s Managing-Director, with signed note from artist Edward Burne-Jones . Signed note by Burne-Jones. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

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        Congratulatory card to Otto von Bismarck on his 80th birthday, illuminated manuscript on vellum

      1895 - Fine manuscript on vellum portraying the city of Valparaiso, presented as gift to Otto von Bismarck on his birthday. 1895. Valparaiso. Folio (550 x 430 mm). 1 ff. Impressive presentation binding of leather with front board embossed with blind tooling with the portrait of Bismarck surrounded by putti holding laurels highlighted in gold, the Imperial crest at top, all surrounded by green silk ribbon. Illuminated manuscript on vellum, slight discoloration to margins, overall in excellent condition. 3,000 $ A fascinating South American gift to Bismarck from the German population of Valparaiso (Chile), in the form of a calligraphic manuscript on vellum illustrating different views of Valparaiso in a spectacular binding with the portrait of Bismark. The manuscript is written in a fine gothic calligraphy, decorated with a wide frame portraying Valparaiso´s famous port at the top, and from a hill at the bottom, a side image shows a landscape of the Cordillera de los Andes; both upper and lower inner corners show the arms of Bismarck at the top and Chile at the bottom. Signed at the end by the Consul General of Germany Maximilian von Loehr in the name of the Dutch of Valparaiso. Otto von Bismarck, Prince of Bismarck (1815 – 1898) was a Prussian statesman and an important figure in European affairs of the last half of the 19th century, he is considered the mastermind of the unification of German States into a powerful German Empire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Records of the Clan and Name of Fergusson, Ferguson and Fergus [with] Supplement. Edited for The Clan Fergus(s)on Society. SIR JAMES FERGUSSON'S SET WITH BOOKPLATES

      David Douglas, Edinburgh,, 1895-99. 2 vols., 8vo., First Edition, with 2 portrait frontispieces (orginal tissue guards present), title-vignette, coloured plate of Clan Tartan, and numerous photographs in the text; original blue cloth, upper boards blocked in gilt, gilt backs, uncut, a near fine set. With the engraved armorial bookplate of Sir James R. Fergusson, Bart, of Spitalhaugh on front paste-down of both volumes. With 16pp publisher's catalogue at end of first volume. RARE. Thomson, p.60.

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        Norway [cover title].

      [Dundee, Valentine, c. 1895]. Oblong 4to album of maroon crushed morocco with rounded and bevelled edges, lettered and ornamented in gilt, all edges gilt; 20 albumen photographs mounted on card; front hinge a little delicate, mounting cards with minor spotting, not affecting the photos. The photos were taken in the Hardanger region and fjord, show Bergen from the mountains, a stave church nearby, views from Naerodal, Molde etc. 'Valentines of Dundee, the well-known photographic company which produced Scottish topographical views from the 1860s, and later became internationally famous as the producers of picture postcards was founded in 1851 by James Valentine (1815-1879). He added portrait photography to the activities of his established Dundee business, which had been based up to 1851 on the engraving, printing and supply of business stationery. In 1855 he erected one of the largest photographic glasshouses in Britain. About 1860 he decided to emulate the success of George Washington Wilson in Aberdeen in selling topographical view photographs. In 1866 James Valentine carried out his first Royal commission and received the Royal warrant in 1867. He used a converted barouche as a mobile darkroom. His exceptional organisational and presentational skills were essential in the rapidly expanding and thriving concern which opened a large printing works at 152 and 154 Perth Road, Dundee. William Dobson Valentine (1844-1907), son of James Valentine, took a course of chemistry at London University and trained to be a landscape specialist in the studios of Francis Frith at Reigate, the largest English publisher of the commercial landscape. He entered the family business in about 1860' (University of St Andrews, Archive, online).

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        German Classics: Clarendon Press Series - Volume V - Goethe - Iphigenie Auf Tauris (Algernon Charles Swinburne's copy)

      Clarendon Press, Oxford 1895 - SIGNED & INSCRIBED by the editor, C.A. Buchheim to ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE in London on 17 April, 1899. This being Swinburne's own copy of Goethe. The inscription appears on the verso of ffep, in black ink, in German. Inscription reads (in full): "Dem dichter Algernon Charles Swinburne in aufrirlitizer verehrung gewidmet, von editor - London 17 April 1899". Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837-1909), Victorian poet, England's premier poet of the day, was certainly influenced by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832). Contemporary literary publication Vassar Miscellany, Volume XXXVIII, Number 1, 1 October 1908 notes (in part): "There is in Swinburne's poetry, something like Goethe's 'Stimmung', which our English word 'atmosphere', only imperfectly characterizes. The rapidity of (these) lines, characteristic of a good deal of Swinburne's poetry, gives the same feeling of ceaseless, unrelenting movement, that we get in Goethe's Erlkonig. As in Prometheus Goethe shows the supremacy of 'omnipotent time and fate everlasting', so throughout his poetry Swinburne shows that he has much the same conception of Time and Fate. Not only in 'Stimmung' does Swinburne resemble Goethe, but also in many of his other ideas. In his poem, Hertha, Swinburne gives a more specific idea of his philosophy, which is not unlike that of Goethe, in many ways". A printed copy of the full article by Margaret Stearns Scott is included with this item. Fourth edition, revised. Text in German, with preface & introductions & comprehensive notes in English. Full title off title page: "Clarendon Press Series - German Classics - Edited with English Notes, etc. by C.A. Buchheim, Phil. Doc., F.C.P. - Volume V - Iphigenie auf Tauris, a Drama by Goethe - Fourth Edition, revised". Printed at the Clarendon Press, Oxford, by Horace Hart, printer to the University. The first edition was printed 1880, reprinted 1883, 1888, 1895. Edited by Carl Adolf Buchheim (1828-1900). Includes corrigenda slip tipped in following copyright page. Bound in publisher's original dark brown cloth, gilt lettering & small coat-of-arms design to spine, black-ruled borders, coat-of-arms design embossed in black to front board, black endpapers. Very mild wear to spine ends, otherwise a very nice clean tight solid hardcover copy. xxxvi, 168pp, 4pp + 4pp ads. Scarce signed/inscribed copy by the editor to Swinburne. Wonderful literary connection, Swinburne's own copy of Goethe. UNIQUE & RARE. Size: 17.5 x 12cm [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Original design for an 1895 Christmas card

      (Olton, Warwickshire, England), 1895. Gaskin, Georgie. An original pen-and-ink drawing for a Christmas card designed by Georgie Gaskin for Laurence W. Hodson and his family. Hodson, an important collector, philanthropist, and patron of the arts, was a good friend of both William Morris and Georgie and her husband Arthur Gaskin. Dated 1895, the card is illustrated with an elaborate border of acanthus leaves, reminiscent of the works of the Kelmscott Press, surrounding a nativity scene of three kings presenting gifts to the swaddled child, held in Mary's lap. Text above the scene comes from the 15th-century Christmas carol "Make We Joy In This Feast," while below the image reads, "Laurence & Mary Hodson send greetings, Yuletide MDCCCXCV." Georgie signed the card G. C. Gaskin, and her corrections can be seen in the fall of Mary's clothing and the elaborate patterns in the Magi's robes. The center image appears to have been excised and replaced with the current scene. Georgie and Arthur Gaskin studied at the Birmingham School of Art, were strong proponents of the Arts & Crafts movement, and embraced the style and ideas of William Morris. The couple were also well-known for their elegant handmade jewelry; Georgie designed the jewelry, and her pieces often featured elaborate flowering vines, a characteristic that can readily be seen in the border of this Christmas card design. The back of the card reads "Georgie Cave Gaskin - Olton - Warwickshire-," and the front shows a pencil notation indicating to what measure the image should be reduced above the drawing. Artwork pasted onto thick card, which is roughly trimmed and shows a bit of edgewear, else fine. (Drawing measures 6 15/16 by 5 13/16 inches).

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        Almayer's Folly / A Story of an Eastern River (REVIEW COPY OF CONRAD'S FIRST NOVEL)

      Macmillan & Co., New York 1895 - Not only is this one of the 650 copies printed of the American first edition of Joseph Conrad's first novel -- in original blind-stamped blue boards -- it's a REVIEW COPY, with a justified printed notice tipped to the blank front endpaper reading: "This book is furnished for editorial purposed by the New York publishers, Macmillan & Co., 66 Fifth Avenue, and it is respectfully suggested, in the interest of your readers, that any review or notice that you may be pleased to publish, should mention their name and address, as publishers, and mention the price of the book, which is ____" whereupon the price of 1.25 has been filled in by hand. Adventure in the jungles of Borneo. 276 pp., followed by 3 pp. of publisher's ads. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Village Watch-Tower

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1895. First printing. Hardcover. Good. Signed first edition, 1895. Cloth hardcover with leather label on spine, 218 pp., clean unmarked text, Good copy, bookplate on the front pastedown, discoloration or age-toning to the pages and to the page-edges, darkening to the spine, some wear to the spine-label, no dust jacket. Our copy housed in protective glassine. Inscribed on flyleaf, with mounted envelope that contains a miniature photo of Kate Douglas Wiggins and a note from her, additionally inscribed on the title page--apparently inscribed to an old friend.

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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. Bleiler p. 39; Locke, vol. 2, p. 20. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A History of British Birds. Revised, corrtected, and enlarged, with three hundred and ninety-four plates coloured by hand. In six volumes.

      John C. Nimmo, London 1895-97. - 318 S. - 288 S. - 281 S. - 258 S. - 232 S. - 235 S. m. 394 handkolorierten Holzstichtafeln, Nissen IVB 645; ACHTUNG ABWESENHEIT! AUS BETRIEBLICHEN GRÜNDEN KANN IHRE BESTELLUNG ERST NACH DEM 25. AUGUST 2017 AUSGEFÜHRT WERDEN! DER NÄCHSTE VERSAND ERFOLGT VORAUSSICHTLICH AM MONTAG, DEN 28. AUGUST! Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 5000 4°, grünes Original-Halbleder mit Rückenvergoldung und aufgesetzten Bünden, Einband kaum berieben, nur die Vorsätze u. Titel vereinzelt stockfleckig, ansonsten außen und innen sauber, die Tafeln fast ausnahmslos sehr sauber, gutes und dekoratives Exemplar,

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        Typed Letter Signed ("Helen Keller"), to Mr. Knox. About her interest in the Japanese and the writings of Kyuso Muro

      [New York], 1895. 1 page. 4to. On Wright-Humason school stationery. Old folds, tiny chip at one blank margin, short tear at bottom margin. 1 page. 4to. An early Helen Keller letter, in which the 14-year-old thanks the American Presbyterian minister and writer George William Knox (1853-1912) for sending along "the translations from the writings of the Japanese philosopher, Kyuso Muro, which you were so very kind as to make for me ... I have always been deeply interested in the Japanese ... And I have often wished that I knew more about them ... I shall always keep these translations among my choicest treasures...." The letter is typed on letterhead of the Wright-Humason School for the deaf, on West 76th Street in New York, which Keller, accompanied by Anne Sullivan, attended from 1894-1896.

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        The Cell: Outlines of General Anatomy and Physiology

      Swan Sonnenschein & Co., London 1895 - Scarce FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, published 1895. First published in German in 1893. Translated by M. Campbell. Edited by Henry Johnstone Campbell, M.D. Illustrated with numerous b&w figures throughout (168 illustrations). Comprehensive chapter references. Contains nine chapters. Includes index. Author Dr. Hertwig was Professor Extraordinarius of Anatomy and Comparative Anatomy, Director of the Anatomical Institute of the University of Berlin. NOTE: Important connection between three significant men of science. See following details. Volume from the collection of important geneticist & zoologist, Professor Michael J. White, with his ownership signature slip tipped-in to ffep, plus several pages with numerous pencil underlinings & marginal notes in his hand (predominantly to chapter IX: The Cell as Elemental Germ of an Organism (Theories of Heredity) - pages 336-359). Michael James Denham White (1910-1983) was Professor of Zoology 1958-64 and then Professor of Genetics 1964-75, University of Melbourne. From 1976 he was a Visiting Fellow in the Department of Population Biology at the Australian National University. He made important contributions to many aspects of cytology and cytogenetics and to evolutionary biology, including speciation theory and systematics. Some key academic positions held by Professor White include University College, London (Lecturer in Zoology 1935-40); Columbia University, USA (Rockefeller Research Fellow 1937-38); British Ministry of Food, Wartime positions as Statistician and Entomologist (1940-45); University of London, Reader in Zoology (1945-47); University of Texas, USA (Professor of Zoology 1947-53); Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Canberra, Australia (Senior Research Fellow 1953-56); University of Missouri, USA (Associate Professor, then Professor of Zoology 1957-58); University of Melbourne, Australia (Professor of Zoology 1958-64); University of Melbourne, Australia (Professor of Genetics 1964-75); Harvard University, USA (Visiting Agassiz Professor 1968); Department of Population Biology, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia (Visiting Fellow 1976-83). White was born in London & died in Canberra (largely from: Encyclopedia of Australian Science). ALSO includes former owner's ink inscription to ffep: "D.B. Casteel, University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia" (Dr. D.B. Casteel of the Bureau of Entomology, Washington, D.C.). PLUS also includes tipped-in slip to ffep with "Sincerely, E.G. Conklin" in ink. Edwin Grant Conklin (1863-1952) was a U.S. biologist and zoologist. He was professor of biology at Ohio Wesleyan (1891-94) and professor of zoology at Northwestern (1894-96), the University of Pennsylvania (1896-1908), and Princeton (after 1908). Conklin was president of the American Society of Naturalists in 1912 and president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 1936. Both Dr. Casteel & Dr. Conklin are referenced together in an (online-found) article titled "Regeneration in Compound Eyes of Crustacea". Bound in original brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. No dustjacket. Binding severely cracked & shaken, all signatures loose & some detached (but all present), rear endpaper detached but present, spine appears to possibly have been glue-repaired at some point, spine with horizontal closed tear & slight wear to ends, minimal foxing, preliminary pages browned, otherwise a clean hardcover copy in need of rebinding. 368pp. Considering the over-used condition of the volume, one wonders upon the extent of useful resource material culled from it over the years by these three men of science. Uncommon first edition of a much used/read book, & an interesting & important association between three significant men of science. SB-11. Size: 22 x 15cm [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Chirurgie du Rectum. 2 Bde.

      Paris, G.Steinheil Éditeuer, 1895-1899, Gr.8, VIII, 452 pp., 137 z.T. farb. Abb., 2 farblith. Taf. 384 pp., 74 Abbildungen im Text und 24 z.T. farblith. Tafeln, 2 Halbleinenbände der Zeit. Milestone of Proctology - the very rare first and only edition of Hartmann's famous monograph, Rudolf Ulrich Kroenlein's copy with a stamp "Hommage de l'Editeur" on title! Henry Albert Charles Antoine Hartmann (1860-1952) would be rightly recognized as one of the great pioneers of coloproctology of the 20th Century, perhaps single-handedly changing the nature of cancer resectional practice, with the rediscovery in the 1970s of the importance of his procedure (now eponymously named) for complicated diverticular disease and selected cases of low leftsided large-bowel obstruction. This approach has been made more attractive with the advent of stapled colorectal reconstruction for the restoration of intestinal continuity whether performed open or laparoscopically assisted. His major treatise published in two volumes, is his famous Traité de la Chirurgie du Rectum (1895-1899).This was a multidisciplinary text in collaboration with fellow surgeon and anatomist Édouard Quénu and pathologist Jacques Ménétrier outlining the blood supply of the rectum and the perineal musculature and its fascial spaces. Today we recognize Hartmann for several seminal eponymous terms for example, his gallbladder pouch which resulted from a series of meticulous dissections of the biliary tree and its arterial blood supply in 1891, a subject he subsequently revisited after his retirement. His treatise on terminal vascular anastomoses between the sigmoid arteries published in 1909 after that of Paul Sudeck on what has subsequently become known as Sudeck's point (a critical point of anastomosis between the terminal sigmoid artery and the superior rectal artery) has lost operative relevance since this critical anastomotic point of colectomy is incorporated as part of standard sigmoid and left hemicolectomy . Despite his fame, we know Henri Hartmann really for his "procedure" which he first described at the 30th Congress of the French Surgical Association in 1921. He reported two patients with obstructing sigmoid tumours and their definitive management by a procedure that we have come to know and utilize as the Hartmann's style resection, and which he reprinted from several noted congresses.This surgery was specifically standardized by Hartmann for all such cases. He advocated dissection of the rectum to the level of the pelvic floor with exposure and incision of what we now call Denonvillier's fascia in accordance with the abdominal portion of Miles' abdominoperineal resection. The rectal stump was formally closed as a cul-de-sac for the first time in two layers with closure of the pelvic peritoneum. He was the first surgeon in France to report curative pyloric resection for cancer in 1897, surgery for choledochal cyst, a series of ampulla of Vater excisions and parotidectomies, and the first successful splenectomies in France for haemolytic jaundice. He was the first in France to report surgical excision of oesophageal diverticulae, the first to describe adult hypertrophic pyloric stenosis and the first to report the surgical management of appendiceal pseudomyxoma peritonei. Over his time as Chair of Surgery at l'Hôtel-Dieu he performed. Zachary Cope declared that "probably no French surgeon has been, in his day, better known or more widely respected . with English surgeons regarding him as a man of outstanding worth with the present generation furnishing few, if any, examples of such all-round surgical proficiency". A.P. Zbar, Henri Albert Hartmann (1860-1952): colorectal master, Tech Coloproctol (2008) 12: pp.175-179

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        Excerpta medica. Kurze monatliche Journalauszüge aus der gesammten Fachliteratur zum Gebrauch für den praktischen Arzt, Jg. 4 (1894/95) - Jg. 26 (1916/1917), 23 Bände.

      Basel und Leipzig, Verlag von Carl Sallmann (später: Leipzig, Verlag von Leopold Voß), 1895 - 1917. Periodisches Nachschlage- und Übersichtswerk über neue Therapieformen in der praktischen Medizin. Jede Ausgabe mit Bibliographie der neusten Fachliteratur sowie mit Sachverzeichnis und Personenverzeichnis. Herausgeber Eugen Graetzer trat auch sonst mit Nachschlagewerke für den praktischen Mediziner in Erscheinung, so 1891 mit seinem Repertitorium und Nachschlagebuch "Die therapeutische Praxis des Arztes bei 455 Krankheitsformen". Die Bände allenfalls partiell leicht berieben, aber durchweg in gutem, unversehrtem Zustand Seiten sauber und fleckenfrei, nicht gestempelt. Sehr gute Sammlung dieses für den praktischen Mediziner ungemein nützlichen Journals, das zugleich exakte Auskunft über die Fortschritte auf den verschiedenen Gebieten der Anwendungsmedizin einschließlich laufender bibliographischer Berichterstattung gewährt. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Dort Sommer-Rabatt von 20 Prozent auf dieses Angebot bis zum 17. September 2017.

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        Treatise On Natural Philosophy. New Edition. Part I And Ii (Two Volumes, 1896 And 1895)

      Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1895 1896, 1895. 4th Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Figures In Text. 1st Printing Xvii, 508 Pp.; Xxv, 527 Pp.Green Cloth, Gilt Lettering, Black Rules On Front Cover And Spine, Blind Rules On Rear Covers. Black Endpapers. First Or Early Printing Of Revised Part I (1896) And First Printing Of Revised Part Ii (1895). Contents Fine, Unread, Pages Unopened (Still Attached At Edges. Bindings Clean And Unfaded, Gilt Brilliant, A Little Wear At Corners, Tiny Cut At Foredge Of Front Board Of Part Ii.

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        The Captain of the "Pole-Star".

      George Munro's Sons. New York 1895 - Early American Edition. First published in America by the English publisher Longmans in 1890 in an edition of only 260 copies (Green and Gibson). This Munro edition, part of Munro's Library of Popular Novels, constitutes one of the earliest subsequent American printings of Doyle's second book, a collection of mystery and fantasy short stories. An uncommonly crisp and attractive copy, Near Fine despite the publisher's shoddy production. 0.0

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        British Fresh Water Fishes.

      1895 - Hull and York: A. Brown and Sons Limited. 1895. Large 8vo. Original green cloth, gilt lettering to spine; pp. xxviii + 231, 24 plates of views, numerous text illustrations; very good. Secodn edition. This work was originally published in two volumes with colour plates illustrating the fish; this edition was intended more for the fishing enthusiast, with the pictorial focus now on beautiful fishing locations. Nonetheless, each fish is illustrated and described in detail in the authoritative text. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dictionarum Syriaco-Latinum

      Beryti Phoeniciorum [Beyrouth], Typographia PP. Soc. Jesu, 1895, in-8, IX-773 pp., demi-basane verte, Texte sur deux colonnes. Étiquette annulée de la Congrégation de la Mission de Paris. Dos insolé, quelques éléments collés sur le plat supérieur, mouillure angulaire claire.

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

      

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        Address of the Commissioners for Raising the Endowment of The University of the South (1859 FIRST PRINTING)

      New Orleans: B.M. Norman, 1895. First Edition, First Printing. Original wraps. Very Good. 5 1/2 X 8 3/4 Inches. 16 PP. The foundational fundraising circular printed in order to garner support for the construction of Sewanee, The University of the South. "The Southern States have not been indifferent to the subject of Collegiate education. Each of these States, at a very early period of its history, has founded an Univeristy, upon which it was intended to concentrate the patronage of the State Legislature....the world is trying hard to persuade us that a slaveholding people cannot be a people of high moral and intellectual culture." Original cream wrappers with a solid vertical fold down the middle. Slight scuffing to the covers. The date of "1859" handwritten at top of front cover. An exceedingly impressive copy of this rare copy only represented by Harvard University on OCLC.

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        The Carved Stones of Islay

      James Maclehose and Sons, Glasgow 1895 - 4to. Pp xvi, 119. Etched and printed title pages. 32 plates and other illustrations. Original cloth marked and rubbed; wear to head of spine and with splitting to the cloth of the front hinge. Scattered foxing. Not bad. Seldom seen. Postage overseas will be at cost. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leakey's Bookshop Ltd.]
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        Mes Grandes Chasses dans l'Afrique Centrale

      Paris: Firmin-Didot, 1895. First edition. Frontipiece portrait of the author. With 76 illustrations (some full-page). 1 vols. 4to. Quarter red calf and maroon boards, original wrappers bound in. Extremities rubbed, some browning of text block. Very Good. First edition. Frontipiece portrait of the author. With 76 illustrations (some full-page). 1 vols. 4to. A sound copy of this classic work of exploration and big game hunting.

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        CHARADES, Written a hundred years ago by JANE AUSTEN and Her Family.

      London, Spottiswoode and Co., n.d. circa 1895.. FIRST EDITION preface dated June 1895. Slim 8vo, approximately 225 x 140 mm, 9 x 5½ inches, 8 half-tone illustrations, title page printed in red and black, pages: [1]-31 + [5], the wrappers counted in the collation, bound in the original publisher's cream wrappers, red and black lettering to upper cover, (no price printed on cover), edges untrimmed. Wrapper slightly soiled and dusty, a narrow strip of pale browning to a few edges, lower corner slightly creased due to turning, a few pencil notes to first pastedown and title page by previous owner, Pamela Lister's bookplate to top corner of first pastedown, otherwise a very good copy. The text comprises twenty-two charades and conundrums. 2 printings were issued at the same time. See: David Gilson, A Bibliography of Jane Austen, page 370, No F2. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        The Works of Washington Irving Bibliophile Edition limited to 1000 in 26 volumes ¾ morocco art nouveau bindings.

      Philadelphia: University Library Association, nd c. 1895 - Bibliophile edition number190 of an edition limited to 1000 numbered sets, 26 (of 27) vols, 8vo (8½” x 5½”), numerous plates with printed guards throughout. Knickerbocker’s New York. Sketchbook of Geoffrey Crayon. Bracebridge Hall. Tales of a Traveller. The Alhambra. Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada. The Crayon Miscellany. The Adventures of Captain Bonneville U.S.A. in the Rocky Mountains and the Far West. Oliver Goldsmith. The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus, 3 vols. Astoria or Anecdotes of an Enterprise Beyond the Rocky Mountains. Mahomet and his Successors, 2 vols. Salmagundi. Wolfert's Roost and Other Papers. Spanish Papers. Biographies & Miscellanies. Life of George Washington, 4 (of 5) vols. Life and Letters, 3 vols. Publisher’s 3/4 morocco & marbled boards. Smooth backs in five compartments. Gilt art nouveau decorations in three, gilt lettering in the other two. Top edges gilt. Matching marbled end papers. Very good clean bright set with light wear, color faded. Lacks the first volume of the five volumes Life of Wash-ington. Minor wear to a few end caps. Sheets & plates clean, unmarked, & otherwise complete. H7584 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Congratulatory card to Otto von Bismarck on his 80th birthday, illuminated manuscript on vellum

      A fascinating South American gift to Bismarck from the German population of Valparaiso (Chile), in the form of a calligraphic manuscript on vellum illustrating different views of Valparaiso in a spectacular binding with the portrait of Bismark. The manuscript is written in a fine gothic calligraphy, decorated with a wide frame portraying Valparaiso´s famous port at the top, and from a hill at the bottom, a side image shows a landscape of the Cordillera de los Andes; both upper and lower inner corners show the arms of Bismarck at the top and Chile at the bottom. Signed at the end by the Consul General of Germany Maximilian von Loehr in the name of the Dutch of Valparaiso. Otto von Bismarck, Prince of Bismarck (1815 - 1898) was a Prussian statesman and an important figure in European affairs of the last half of the 19th century, he is considered the mastermind of the unification of German States into a powerful German Empire.

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        UNCLE REMUS: HIS SONGS AND HIS SAYINGS

      New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1895. First Edition. Hardcover. Slight darkening of edges of text with a dampstain at the lower margin of the first 50 or so pages, not approaching the text. Binding with wear and rubbing to corners and spine edges. Very Good. A. B. Frost. Originally published in vellum, this copy has been rebound in early 20th century 3/4 red morocco leather with marbled boards and endpapers, a gilt-lettered and decorated spine with five raised bands, top edge gilt. BAL 7131: The First Limited Large-Paper Edition, this being copy #64 of 250 numbered copies SIGNED by the author at the end of the Preface written for this edition. Illustrated with 11 full-page plates with lettered tissue guards and numerous text drawings by A. B. Frost.

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        Records of the Clan and Name of Fergusson, Ferguson and Fergus [with] Supplement. Edited for The Clan Fergus(s)on Society. SIR JAMES FERGUSSON'S SET WITH BOOKPLATES

      David Douglas, Edinburgh, 1895-99 - 2 vols., 8vo., First Edition, with 2 portrait frontispieces (orginal tissue guards present), title-vignette, coloured plate of Clan Tartan, and numerous photographs in the text; original blue cloth, upper boards blocked in gilt, gilt backs, uncut, a near fine set. With the engraved armorial bookplate of Sir James R. Fergusson, Bart, of Spitalhaugh on front paste-down of both volumes. With 16pp publisher's catalogue at end of first volume. RARE. Thomson, p.60. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Island Books]
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        NOVELS AND TALES - TRAVELS AND ESSAYS [Volumes 1 thru 16 of the THISTLE EDITION of the Works of Robert Louis Stevenson]

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good+. 1895. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Beautifully bound set in three-quarter red morocco with four raised bands, gilt lettering and gilt image of a thistle at spines. Marbled boards and endpapers, gilt ruling to edges of leather on boards. Bindings gilt stamp signed by MacDonald Bindery in New York. Frontispiece illustration with tissue guard in each volume. Some rubbing at spine ends with very minor chipping to heads of a few volumes; a very attractive set. Volumes 1 thru 16 of the THISTLE EDITION of the Works of Robert Louis Stevenson comprising the complete "Novels and Tales" (12 volumes) and the complete "Travels and Essays" (4 volumes). These volumes contains the major prose works of Stevenson; later volumes in the series (not offerred here) gathered his "Letters and Miscellanies" and "Poetry and Ballads." James MacDonald (1850-1920) was born in Scotland and trained there as a bookbinder. He immigrated to the United States in 1873 and began working with William Matthews, a leading American bookbinder. By 1880 he had established his own business - The Macdonald bindery which quickly gained a reputation for skilled and beautiful work. According to the Boston Evening Transcript for May 22, 1912, Macdonald purchased the entire works of the famous Club Bindery from the estate of Robert Hoe. [The Club Bindery had closed in 1909 and the staff had moved to Cleveland to the Rowfant Bindery.] For several decades The Macdonald Bindery produced truly fine bindings for themselves and others. .

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        Der Hypnotismus seine psycho-physiologische medicinische, strafrechtliche Bedeutung und seine Handhabung

      Stuttgart, Ferdinand Enke, 1895, in-8, X, 223 p, broché, couverture de l'éditeur, Nouvelle édition de l'ouvrage initialement publié en 1888 chez le même éditeur sous le titre Der Hypnotismus und die suggestive Psychotherapie : quatrième édition, augmentée, avec des annotation de O. Vogt, assistant à la clinique psychiatrique de Leipzig. Auguste Henri Forel (1848-1931) fut professeur de psychiatrie à Munich et directeur de l'asile cantonal de Burghölzli. Il s'intéressa, entre autres, à la valeur thérapeutique de l'hypnotisme, tout en continuant ses travaux sur le cerveau et les fourmis. Ses études neuroanatomiques le conduisirent à formuler la théorie du neurone dès 1887, soit quatre ans avant Wilhelm von Waldeyer, qui en recevra seul tout le crédit. Garrison & Morton, 4996. Exemplaire en bon état, non coupé. Couverture fanée.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        MEMOIRS OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTE; MEMOIRS OF THE PRINCE DE TALLEYRAND; MEMOIRS OF MADAME JUNOT [20 VOLS LTD 298/500]]

      Napoleon Society. Good with no dust jacket. 1895. Hardcover. B/w & sepia; 20 Vols: NAPOLEON + TALLEYRAND. 1895. 298 of 1000[Napoeleon] 2 Titles (20 Vols of 21). ++ NAPOLEON. 16 Vols: The Life Of Napoleon Bonaparte by William Hazlitt, (Vols I-VI) ; Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourienne (Vols VII-X) ; Memoirs of Madame Junot (Duchesse D'Arbantes) (Vols XI-XVI). ++ MEMOIRS OF THE PRINCE DE TALLEYRAND. 4 Vols (of 5) : Vols I, III-V. Edited by Duc de Brogile, translated by Raphael Ledos de Beaufort, et. Al. Napoleon Society, 1895. Edition Nationale, #298 of 500. Frontises, many other plates. 8vo. Contemp 3/4 leather and marbled boards with tiny gilt wreaths on spine with “N” in their centers. Marbled eps. Few joints split, chip to spine ends, Vol VIII's with chip. Pages near fine. Plates mostly on parchment paper and near fine. Top edge gilt, fore and bottom text block edges untrimmed. Plates with tissue protectors. Size- W6.25" x H9" x 30" [shelf space], aprox 45lbs. ; 48 .

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        The Time Machine (First Edition)

      First Edition, Rare Variant Paperback issue, this is a very scarce variant paperback issue of the First Edition of H. G Wells classic "The Time Machine", seemingly much scarcer than the paperback issue with the Sphinx design on the upper cover, bound without the inserted publishers catalogue at rear, house in a cloth covered clamshell box titled in gilt to the spine. The books spine panel has some loss affecting the first two letters of "The" in the title, the spine ends have been neatly repaired with new paper, also two neat repairs to minor loss and edge tears to rear cover, some marking, (see pictures) else the fragile covers are in good solid condition, internally minor corner bumping, a couple of mildly creased corners and a minor mark else contents in good condition, a generally good example of this rare variant of the British First Edition, a classic of Victorian Science Fiction

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cox]
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        Broadside]: The Paying Guest by George Gissing

      Dodd, Mead & Co., New York 1895 - Poster or broadside for the first American edition. Measuring 18.25" x 11.75". Archivally matted. Fine. The poster was designed by A.C. Morse. The English author Gissing was a brilliant student whose academic career was cut short when he was caught stealing from classmates while attempting to reform and support a young prostitute. He married the girl (the first of two miserable marriages) and began a life of constant drudgery and near poverty. The hardness of his life is reflected in the realism of his novels, which are also noted for their acute perception of the social position and psychology of women. [Attributes: First Edition]

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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 1895 - - Ernest Leroux, Paris 1895, 16x25cm, broché. - 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. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition of the French translation. Autographed autograph dedication of the author from Hartwig Derenbourg to Monsieur and Madame Olagnier. Worn back restored, angular gaps on the boards, pleasant interior condition. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        [Photo Album]: White Mountains of New Hampshire

      New Hampshire. [circa 1895 - 1905]. Oblong small quarto. Measuring 7.5" x 12". Textured tan leather over stiff paper boards with "Photographs" stamped on the front board. Contains 70 black and white or sepia-toned gelatin silver photographs measuring between 3.5" x 5.5" and 5.75" x 8", some with captions in the negative. Very good photo album with rubbing and edgewear with near fine photographs.A beautiful collection of turn of the century photography primarily of Gorham, New Hampshire taken by C.H. Hobbs. The album was compiled by a professional photographer and contains images that were probably taken with commercial use in mind. Gorham is located in the White Mountains and relies heavily on tourism for town revenue. The album opens with views of Gorham and classic American small town charm including a horse-drawn carriage and a photo of the Alpine Photographic Studio. The photos also show the rolling hills and mountains just beyond the town. One photo shows a winter scene of a road, another shows a small church surrounded by houses and immature pine trees, others show the town from Prospect Ledge just outside the borders giving an entire view of the community. One particularly wonderful photograph shows the Androscoggin River with a photographic effect which makes the water appear painted into the image. Another photo shows the Second Crawford House, the largest resort in the White Mountains at the time, as seen through the Crawford Notch. Following this there is a photo of the Tip Top House, "the oldest surviving building on the summit of Mount Washington" which is believed to be "the oldest extant mountain-top hostelry in the world." Later in the album the photos focus on the various waterfalls of the region as well as lakes and other waterways. The photos also feature Bretton Woods, Poland Springs, and Shelburne, New Hampshire. The end of the album is primarily compiled of portrait photographs including group photos of young girls and cabinet cards featuring fashionably dressed Victorian women.A wonderful collection of exquisite and well-composed photography taken presumably to promote tourism in the White Mountain region of New Hampshire. .

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        The Secrets of Mahatma Land Explained Teaching and Explaining the Performances of the Most Celebrated Oriental Mystery Makers and Magicians.

      - [Brooklyn, Dyson, 1895]. 4to. Original cloth-backed printed boards; pp. 120, highly illustrated after photographs and with wood-engravings throughout; binding worn, internally very good and clean. 'Second edition . the first edition (comprising ten thousand copies) of this work was printed in Australia. The sale was unexpectedly great that it was sold out within a few months. Unortunately not a single copy was left and this edition was very hurriedly rewritten from memory' (Preface to the Second Edition). Enough made-up publication pre-history and the slight contradiction between not expecting to sell many copies, but going for a print run of 10.000. Samri Baldwin "The White Mahatma" (1848-1924) was a successful magician and spiritualist, he did the handcuff trick before Houdini and toured widely. He is one of the first to disclose magic tricks and this book, which could probaly bought at his show for half a dollar, explains and illustrates these. The illustrations, from various sources and sourcerers are a mix of exotic, mainly Asian, spiritual rituals, penny-dreadful-style scenes, and visualizations of magic tricks. Provenance: Christopher Woodward, American collector of books on magic, bookplate (his silhouette by D. Vernon). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd]
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        Beskrivelse og Afbildninger af Kalkmalerier i Danske Kirker

      XX pp. introduction, 146 pp. annotated inventory of frescos in Danish churches per order of locality, 42 plates (8 color), each showing multiple line drawings after frescos, incl. painted architectural ornaments, etc. Lg. 4to. Orig. dec. bds. Copenhagen (Reitzel) 1895. A valuable contribution to the field of Danish religious iconography.

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