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        Gazzetta musicale di Milano.

      Ricordi 1895 -96-97-98-99-00, Milano - 9 volumi in 4°, pp. 450 circa a volume, legatura in mezza pelle con titoli in oro ai dorsi. Interessante rivista musicale che Giovanni Ricordi, su iniziativa del figlio Tito, fondò nel 1842 e che inseguito venne rinominata prima 'Musica e Musicisti' e infine 'Ars et Labor'. Sono presenti le seguenti annate: 1895 vol.1 primo semestre 1896 vol.1 primo semestre 1897 annata completa 1° e 2° volume 1898 annata completa 1° e 2° volume 1899 annata completa 1° e 2° volume 1900 vol.1 primo semestre [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

      London: Macmillan and Co., 1895. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyam In a Fine Inlaid Binding by Morrell MORRELL, binder. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. The Astronomer-Poet of Persia. Rendered into English Verse. London: Macmillan and Co., 1895. Fifth edition, later printing. Octavo (8 x 5 1/2 inches; 204 x 140 mm.). Bound by Morrell ca. 1895 (stamp-signed in gilt on front paste-down). Full dark green morocco, covers double-ruled in gilt. Front cover with a very decorative wide border enclosing gilt flowers and grapes surrounding an elaborately gilt 'paisley' design inlaid in red and tan morocco. Spine with five raised bands with gilt dots, decoratively paneled, lettered and tooled in gilt in compartments, gilt board edges and decorative turn-ins, gray paste-downs and end-leaves, top edge gilt, others uncut. minimal darkening to spine otherwise a very fine example of an inlaid binding by Morell. The London bindery of W. T. Morrell was established about 1861 as successor to the firm begun by Francis Bedford, who, in turn, had taken over the famous bindery of Charles Lewis. Prideaux in her "Modern Bookbindings" published in 1906, says that Morrell at that time had a very large business that supplied "all the booksellers with bindings designed by his men," bindings that were "remarkable for their variety and merit." Edward FitzGerald's version of Omar Khayyam's quatrains was widely read only after it was taken up by the Pre-Raphaelites in 1861. The first version of the Rubáiyat had been published in 1859, the same year that Darwin's Origin of the Species had appeared. A few years later, Matthew Arnold would publish "Dover Beach", in which the melancholy long retreat of the "Sea of Faith" left humanity on a "darkling plain". Already in 1850, in "In Memoriam", Tennyson had raised questions about Christian doctrine and the immortality of the soul, only to dismiss them with suspicious glibness. The doubts and fears of the twelfth-century Persian philosopher were shared by many of his English and American readers. In the Rubáiyat, as the day wears on, its mostly agnostic protagonist becomes increasingly preoccupied by thoughts of mortality and judgment in a possible afterlife, and this too perfectly matched the Victorian preoccupation with death. Deathbed scenes were a popular staple of fiction and the cowled figure stalked through quite a few novels.

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        Pride and Prejudice.

      London: Macmillan and Co.,, 1895. Illustrated by Charles E. Brock. With an introduction by Austin Dobson. Octavo (183 x 124 mm). Recent red morocco by Bayntun-Riviere, titles and decoration to spine gilt in compartments, gilt frame to covers, decorative gilt turn-ins, edges gilt, marbled endpapers, original red textured cloth front cover bound in at rear. Frontispiece with tissue-guard and 39 black and white illustrations all by Charles E. Brock. Bookplate to front pastedown. A fine copy. First Brock edition. Brock's illustrations, though sometimes qualified as "chocolate-box", showed a sharp eye for characterisation and the ironic humour of Jane Austen's world. His drawings were also well-researched; he and his brother collected antique furniture and clothing so that their friends and relations could model for the artists in their Cambridge studio.

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        THE STOLEN BACILLUS

      Methuen 1895 - First edition, first issue with inserted advertisement catalogue at rear dated September 1895. Original blue coth decorated and titled in gilt. A bright, crisp copy in very near fine condition. The author's second science fiction work (preceded by The Time Machine) and first collection of short stories. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books]
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        Hagebutten (\"Hetschepetsch\") : eine Sammlung lustiger Balladen und Romanzen, Lieder und Gedichte aus dem Rosengarten der Fliegenden Blätter , mit 285 Illustrationen - zweite Auflage -

      München, Braun und Schneider, 1895 (). 200 Seiten Broschiert Zweite Auflage ohne Jahr. O.-broschur. Broschurdeckel an 2 Ecken beschnitten, an bd. Kap. eine kleine oberflächliche Fehlstelle. Broschurdeckel stärker gelockert. Der Buchblock ist fest ( die Klammerung ist minimal rostig) , textsauber , im Papier leicht ( üblich) nachgebräunt, teilweise Eckknickspurig ! F45 Versand D: 5,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Versandhandel R. Wassmann]
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        Ueber eine neue Art von Strahlen. (Vorläufige Mittheilung).

      - Würzburg, Sitzungsberichte der Physik.-Med. Gesellschaft zu Würzberg, 1895 [1896]. 8vo. 9 pp. [numbered 132-141], including several calculations. Contemporary half cloth over marbled boards. Spine with gilt title.l The discovery and first announcement of X-rays, or Röntgen rays, in the Sitzungsberichte of the society, year 1895, number 9: "Am 28. Dezember wurde als Beitrag eingereicht: W. C. Röntgen: Ueber eine neue Art von Strahlen". This discovery brought Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen (1845-1923) the first Nobel Prize in Physics (1901). The importance of this discovery was immediately understood and almost instantly this paper was translated into English and republished in Nature on the 23rd of January, 1896. The later Nature-edition is better known in the English-speaking world. The publisher, meanwhile, rushed out six editions of the offprint, enhancing the layout with each edition, adding printed wrappers, then title pages, and then additional advertising bands, and almost immediately announced translations into French, Italian and English (Glasser, pp. 23-24). The offprints may in fact be more common than the official publication in the Sitzungsberichte. We offer the complete year 1895, bound with the year 1894. The 1894 volume contains two more papers by Röntgen, namely "Mitteilung einiger Versuche mit einem rechtwinkeligen Glasprisma", and "Ueber den Einfluss des Druckes auf die Dielectricitäts Constanten des Wassers und des Aethylalkohols (Schluss)". Stamp on the title of the 1895 volume, and vague stamp on the title of the 1894 volume; otherwise a very good copy. Glasser 767 (with printing error "Dez. 1896" for "Dez. 1895"); PMM, 380; Sparrow, 171. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Schierenberg]
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        La légende de Saint Julien L’Hospitalier

      Ferroud 1895 - Paris, Ferroud, 1895 Grand in-8 (25cm x 17cm) de (6)-XXX-(2)-72-(8)pp. Tirage à 500 exemplaires dont 200 sur Japon ou Grand Vélin d’Arches, 50 Grand papier Vélin d’Arches & 250 Vélin d’Arches. 26 compositions dont Fleuron, 19 in-texte, 3 culs-de-lampe & 3 hors-texte par Luc-Olivier Merson. Plein maroquin, dos à nerfs soulignés d’un filet doré, caissons ornés d’un décor floral à froid avec double encadrement à l’or et à froid, titre & date frappés or, plats encadrés à l’or renfermant un important et superbe décor floral incisé, coiffes guillochées, double filet doré parcourant les coupes, contre-plats largement bordés de même maroquin ornés d’un double encadrement doré répété deux fois avec fers floraux aux angles, double gardes, tranches dorées, couverture et dos conservés. (E. Mercier 1910 - Jehan Raymond) Un des 200 exemplaires sur Japon ou Grand Vélin d’Arches ; celui-ci N°165 sur Grand Vélin d'Arches avec 2 états des eaux-fortes (terminées avant la lettre avec remarques et eaux-forte avant la lettre) et enrichi du prospectus de parution avec 2 in-texte relié in-fine. Très bel exemplaire, reliure en très bel état (dos plus clair); intérieur en parfait état, frais. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE EPPE FRÈRES]
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        The Time Machine - true first issue

      Heinemann 1895 - A first edition, first printing, first issue, with 152 pages and 16 pages of advertisements. Bound in the publisher's oatmeal cloth and titled in purple to both covers with deck (untrimmed) edges to the pages. 6000 copies were printed, of which 1500 were bound in cloth. This copy has Currey's earliest 16 page catalogue to the rear with Hall Caine's 'The Manxman' and Kipling's 'The Naulahka'. Some spotting to the endpapers, with browning to the spine, with lettering a little toned with a very faint mark to the foot of the front board. A very good (or better) copy indeed. A very good copy of a scarce first issue, of which not many are on the market. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books ABA ILAB PBFA]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1895 - 1895 Wisden Rebound Like Hardbacks , Special.

      This is a very special 1895 Wisden, rebound by Wisden in the middle of the 20th Century to mimic an 1896 hardback, a quirky Wisden that will appeal to some. The similarities to a hardback are that the paste downs are yellow (with a Liverpool cricket club stamp) , the gilt on the covers and spine are identical to that of an 1896. It is slightly smaller by 1/8th inch , smoky top to page block and severe foxing around photo plate, the uniqueness is what will appeal. Hard to price up but Gorringes sold a similar copy (spine less like an 1896) for £750+20% and selling for less than we purchased it for.

      [Bookseller: Wisdenshop.com]
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        DICTIONNAIRE DE LA BIBLE CONTENANT TOUS LS NOMS DE PERSONNES,DE LIEUX,DE PLANTES,D'ANIMAUX MENTIONNES DANS LES SAINTES ECRITURES

      LETOUZEY ET ANE', 1895. Francese 18 Opera completa in 8 volumi. Mezza legatura in pelle, dorsi con nervature con titoli in oro.Le coperte si presentano con segni del tempo e usura soprattutto alle estremità.La coperta del volume I-M si presenta di colore più chiaro rispetto alle altre.Pagine e tagli bruniti e con fioritura,testo su due colonne, all' interno presente qualche illustrazione.Timbri ex biblioteca presenti all'interno dei volumi. USATO

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        American Steam Vessels

      NY, 1895. duotone ills. and plts. Oblong 4to. Unpaginated. (over 250 pp.) Displays Stanton’s drawings of 250 steamboats, with brief, hand lettered descriptions, from Robert Fulton’s Clermont (1807) to the steel-hulled, six-boilered, triple-screwed St. Louis. Much of the artwork was exhibited at the Chicago World’s Fair, and for it Samuel Stanton was awarded a prize. The book was truly a labor of love. However, for reasons unknown, this beautiful book was bound with highly acidic materials. As a result, most copies are defective, deeply tanned, or chipped to tatters. This is a better than average copy, with hinges cracked, as usual, but holding. Front blank and half title are detached but present. Stanton’s attractive plates and hand lettered text are in very good condition, showing no foxing or tanning. Bound in original cloth, osmewhat faded, but with gold lettering still visible. Laid into the book are four amusing letters from New York Bookseller A.S. Clark to Everett Barnes in 1904 regarding the purchase or loan of Morrison’s “History of American Steam Navigation,” which had just been published.

      [Bookseller: Ten Pound Island Book Co.]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1895 - 1895 Wisden Rebound Like Hardbacks , Special.

      This is a very special 1895 Wisden, rebound by Wisden in the middle of the 20th Century to mimic an 1896 hardback, a quirky Wisden that will appeal to some. The similarities to a hardback are that the paste downs are yellow (with a Liverpool cricket club stamp) , the gilt on the covers and spine are identical to that of an 1896. It is slightly smaller by 1/8th inch , smoky top to page block and severe foxing around photo plate, the uniqueness is what will appeal. Hard to price up but Gorringes sold a similar copy (spine less like an 1896) for £750+20% and selling for less than we purchased it for.

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        TALES OF THE FAIRIES AND OF THE GHOST WORLD COLLECTED FROM ORAL TRADITION IN SOUTH-WEST MUNSTER

      [London]: Published by David Nutt in the Strand, 1895.. Octavo, pp. [i-v] vi-ix [x-xi] xii [1] 2-198 [199-200: publisher's ads], original decorated green cloth, front panel stamped in lavender, spine panel stamped in gold, all edges untrimmed. First edition. Collects thirty folk tales gathered from the oral culture of Ireland and written down by Curtin, a noted ethnologist of his day (and a lively writer) who largely did for Ireland what the Grimm brothers did for Germany, aided by the fact that the period of the 1890s saw a renaissance in Irish letters. Curtin adds a short introduction to the collection, as does the publisher, who had a strong interest in this field. Much of Curtin's work is still in print today. The stories certainly qualify as literature; whether to call them fiction is a question that can be debated. Day, Supplemental Checklist of Fantastic Literature, p. 22 (citing the U.S. edition). Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978) or Reginald (1979; 1992). Old private owner's attractive book plate affixed to the front paste-down. Early gift inscription on the front free endpaper. Some tiny spots on spine panel and, to a lesser extent, on front panel, spine ends rubbed, a very good copy. (#147586)

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        Golf

      Longmans, Green, London 1895 - pp.xiv, 480. Frontis, drawings and plates. 5th ed. thoroughly revised. First published 1890. Minor occasional staining in text. Quarter calf and cloth. A handsome copy of this rare work on golf. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Anah Dunsheath RareBooks ABA ANZAAB ILAB]
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        A Sporting Pilgrimage: Riding to the Hounds, Gold, Rowing, Football, Club and University Athletics Studies in English Sport, Past and Present

      New York: Harper and Brothers. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1895. First Edition. Cloth. Red cloth blocked in gilt and black on the upper board and spine, in the publisher's printed paper dust-wrapper; pp. xii, 397, illustrated throughout with plates and in text. The book is bright and sharp, with light foxing to the text block edges, offsetting from the jacket to the endpapers, else fine; jacket has chipping to the spine ends and corners and along the top edge of the rear panel, one chip at the bottom of the rear panel, but still quite presentable. .

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        Ueber eine neue Art von Strahlen. (Vorläufige Mittheilung).

      Würzburg, Sitzungsberichte der Physik.-Med. Gesellschaft zu Würzberg, 1895 [1896]. 8vo. 9 pp. [numbered 132-141], including several calculations. Contemporary half cloth over marbled boards. Spine with gilt title.l The discovery and first announcement of X-rays, or Röntgen rays, in the Sitzungsberichte of the society, year 1895, number 9: "Am 28. Dezember wurde als Beitrag eingereicht: W. C. Röntgen: Ueber eine neue Art von Strahlen". This discovery brought Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen (1845-1923) the first Nobel Prize in Physics (1901). The importance of this discovery was immediately understood and almost instantly this paper was translated into English and republished in Nature on the 23rd of January, 1896. The later Nature-edition is better known in the English-speaking world. The publisher, meanwhile, rushed out six editions of the offprint, enhancing the layout with each edition, adding printed wrappers, then title pages, and then additional advertising bands, and almost immediately announced translations into French, Italian and English (Glasser, pp. 23-24). The offprints may in fact be more common than the official publication in the Sitzungsberichte. We offer the complete year 1895, bound with the year 1894. The 1894 volume contains two more papers by Röntgen, namely "Mitteilung einiger Versuche mit einem rechtwinkeligen Glasprisma", and "Ueber den Einfluss des Druckes auf die Dielectricitäts Constanten des Wassers und des Aethylalkohols (Schluss)". Stamp on the title of the 1895 volume, and vague stamp on the title of the 1894 volume; otherwise a very good copy. Glasser 767 (with printing error "Dez. 1896" for "Dez. 1895"); PMM, 380; Sparrow, 171.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Schierenberg]
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        ENTRÜCKT IN DIE ZUKUNFT. SOZIALPOLITISCHER ROMAN

      Berlin: Ferd. Dümmlers Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1895.. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 1-278 [279] [280: printer's imprint], original terra cotta wrappers printed in black, all edges untrimmed. First edition. A young doctor, Jules Raymont, mysteriously vanishes from Paris. A year later a manuscript fragment is found in which he records his experiences since his disappearance. As the result of a hypnotic experiment, he has awakened in the year 2093, 175 years after the Great Revolution of 1918. After the revolution, the communist and then the Social Democratic governments fall. A new era of universal cooperation takes hold and there is world peace, a utopia. The whole Earth is now the property and home of a united mankind. Paris has been transformed into an idyll in which the residents live a paradisiacal existence. There have been great technological advances, including antigravity airships and expeditions to the Moon. The societal principles are similar to those of the author's earlier novel FREELAND (1889). "In this book he accepts revolution, but attempts to avoid the dictatorship. His classless society is obviously Marxian" - Kretzmann, pp. 123-5. Kretzmann, The Pre-War German Utopian Novel (1890-1914), Ph.D. diss., Brown University, May, 1936, pp. 123-5, 212. Lexikon 1, pp. 119-20. Bloch (2002) 1466. Not in Nagl. Wrappers worn at edges, a very good copy. A rare book. (#137414)

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        Colton's Map of the Country - Thirty Three Miles around the City of New York

      New York: G. W. & C. B. Colton & Co.. 1895. Hand-colored pocket map of New York City published in 1895, in good condition. Map is housed in grey cloth boards with title and decorative border on front. Boards have moderate soiling and light wear. Pocket map measures 26"x23.5" and has moderate toning and soiling at folds with a few closed tears where folds intersect. Colors are still bright. Bodies of water are colored in blue, and county and township lines are in green and orange. Also depicted are neighborhoods, mills, telegraph lines, railroads, canals and common roads. The publishers, G. W. & C. B. Colton, are the two sons of the well-known cartographer J. H. Colton. Please call for more images. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall .

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        Gossip About an Old House on the Upper Thames.

      Printed at the Press of the Birmingham Guild of Handicraft Ltd November, 1895], [Birmingham, - No.37 of 50 copies. Wood engraving of Kelmscott Manor by C.M. Gere as the frontispiece (originally used in the Kelmscott Press News from Nowhere) and two other wood engravings by Edmund New, woodcut initials. Pp. ii, 14. 4to., original blue boards iwth title printed in black on the upper cover, in plain paper dust jacket with manuscript title date and edition number on the upper cover. A very good copy with the booklabel of Freeman Bass, the co-founder of the Morris Society. Some browning to free endpapers which seems to verify that the plain jacket was present when the book was issued. Deemed to be a form of piracy by Buxton Forman, the forger, it is conjectured that this book was directly extracted from the 50 copies of The Quest No. IV where the text was published first and dressed up in a new binding with an added colophon which read "Printed at the press of the Birmingham Guild of Handicraft Limited, published in "The Quest" for November MDCCCXCV, and fifty copie sdone in this separate form." It is pretty obvious when one looks at the difference between the text and printing and typography of the half title and colophon. In his Morris bibliography Buxton Forman justifies the book referring to it as a 'choice littel book, of the same typography as the magazine'. On the plus side we now know that we are getting the first printing of Morris's words rather than an offprint in the second printing. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: SOPHIE SCHNEIDEMAN RARE BOOKS, ABA, ILAB]
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        Pony Tracks

      New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers,, 1895. Octavo. Original orange cloth, titles to spine and front cover gilt, decorations to spine and front cover in blue, red yellow, green and black. Housed in a custom red morocco-backed orange cloth slipcase and chemise. Titles printed in red and black. Black and white frontispiece with tissue-guard and 69 black and white plates. Bookplate of Arthur and Sally Cohen to front free endpaper. Spine gently rolled, slight rubbing to extremities, small abrasion to pp. 7-8; an excellent, bright copy. First edition. An excellent collection of Remington's distinctive drawings of the American West.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Insgesamt ca. 8500 meist chromolithographische Bilder (diverse doppelt) zwischen 1895 und 1940. In 13 schwarzen Alben, 12 Orig.-Liebig-Sammelalben, 2 Kunststoff-Alben und losen Einsteckbögen.

      1895 - Enthält ca. 5000 deutsche und ausländische Sammelbilder (diverse mehrfach) aus den Seriennummern (Nummerierung nach Arnhold/Spielhagen) zwischen 1 bis 1138, u.a. die vollständigen (und seltenen) Serien (teils französisch) 1, 7, 13, 14, 25-29, 31, 32, 62, 76c, 255, 300, 832, 865, 912 sowie ca. 3500 Bilder (in 5 Holzkisten und 1 Karton) von Seriennummern zwischen 200 bis 800 sowie zahlreiche unsortierte Einzelbilder; diverse Zustände.- Desweiteren wenige Sammelbilder anderer Firmen wie u.a. Aecht Pfeiffer & Diller's Kaffee-Essenz, Suchard, Pfunds sowie einige Reprints von Liebig-Bildern und 2 leere Original-Liebig-Sammelbilder-Alben.- Eingehend kollationiert, weitere Informationen auf Anfrage.- Gewicht in Gramm: 500 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Schramm e.K.]
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        TABLEAU HERALDIQUE ET GENEALOGIQUE DES SEIZE QUARTIERS REUNIS PAR L'ALLIANCE DE 1895 ENTRE LES MAISONS DE SAVOIE ET DE BOURBON DESSIN ABSOLUMENT ORIGINAL EXECUTE PAR LE COMTE HALLEZ D'ARROZ SUR VELIN

      1895 - TABLEAU HERALDIQUE ET GENEALOGIQUE DES SEIZE QUARTIERS REUNIS PAR L'ALLIANCE DE 1895 ENTRE LES MAISONS DE SAVOIE ET DE BOURBON DESSIN ABSOLUMENT ORIGINAL EXECUTE PAR LE COMTE HALLEZ D'ARROZ SUR VELIN 100 X 82 CENTIMETRES MAROUFLE SUR TOILE ET CHASSIS REHAUTS D'OR ET D'ARGENT DESSIN VRAISSEMBLABLEMENT EXECUTE A L'OCCASION DU MARIAGE DE EMMANUEL DE SAVOIE DUC D'AOSTE AVEC HELENE DE FRANCE PRINCESSE D'ORLEANS QUELQUES PETITES FENTES SINON BON ETAT GENERAL TRES RARE MANUSCRIT SUR VELIN [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        CAPTAIN ANTIFER [complete serialization in THE BOY'S OWN PAPER];

      1895. or, His Excellency's Millions. A Story of Buried Treasure. [London:] The Boy's Own Paper, No. 841 (February 23, 1895) through No. 872 (September 28, 1895). [In all, 32 consecutive weekly issues.] Original pictorial self-wrappers. Serial Appearance of this tale of buried treasure by Verne, with Roux illustrations taken from the original French edition; the latitude of the treasure is known, but not the longitude... MIRIFIQUES AVENTURES DE MAITRE ANTIFER was originally published in Paris in 1894, after which this serialization began, as the first appearance in the English language. But in June, when this serialization was only half-complete, the New York publisher R.F. Fenno came out with a cheap paperback edition of the entire novel. In November (after the tale was complete in Boy's Own), both Fenno in New York and Sampson Low in London came out with hardbound, illustrated editions.~Of these 32 wrappered issues, the first 29 are in close-to-fine condition (minor edge-wear, one with a closed tear in the front cover); the final three have some "nibbling away" of the fore-edge (two to six inches in length, but only in the margin not affecting print). See Taves & Michaluk V042.

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        Pony Tracks.

      New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1895 - Octavo. Original orange cloth, titles to spine and front cover gilt, decorations to spine and front cover in blue, red yellow, green and black. Housed in a custom red morocco-backed orange cloth slipcase and chemise. Bookplate of Arthur and Sally Cohen to front free endpaper. Spine gently rolled, slight rubbing to extremities, small abrasion to pp. 7-8; an excellent, bright copy. Titles printed in red and black. Black and white frontispiece with tissue-guard and 69 black and white plates. First edition. An excellent collection of Remington's distinctive drawings of the American West. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        EGYPT. PART FIRST: LOWER EGYPT, WITH THE FAYUM AND THE PENINSULA OF SINAI Handbook for Travellers

      Karl Baedeker, Leipsic 1895 - Light rubbing to spine heels. Former owner's name on front free endpaper. First few pages loosening. Internally a very handsome and tight copy; With 14 maps, 33 plans, 7 views, and 76 vignettes; `; 16mo - 6" to 7" tall; 293 pages [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Complete Traveller Antiquarian Bookstore]
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        MOVEMENT

      New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1895. First American edition. 8vo., xv, 323 pp., 200 b&w illustrations, adverts. Publisher's red cloth, embossed with titling and design element on both boards in black ink, and on the spine in black and gold. There is very light fading, and one tiny spot of wear on the spine; else a fine, near new copy. Translated from the French by Eric Pritchard, this title is one of the most famous works of Marey, and the culmination of 30 years of research into the scientific applications of motion-analysis. He further developed animated photography into a separate field of chronophotography, with his revolutionary idea to record several phases of movement on one photographic surface. His research on how to capture and display moving images had a profound influence upon Thomas Edison and Luis Lumière in the emerging field of cinematography. It is not without merit that this work is often credited as the first book on cinematography. See: Mannoni, Laurent, WHO's WHO OF VICTORIAN CINEMA. Many of the illustrations in this work are from photographs. Garrison and Morton No. 643. Roosens and Salu No. 6833.

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        THE SECRET OF MANKIND WITH SOME SINGULAR HINTS GATHERED IN THE ELSEWHERES OR AFTER-LIFE, FROM CERTAIN EMINENT PERSONAGES AS ALSO SOME BRIEF ACCOUNT OF THE PLANET MERCURY AND ITS INSTITUTIONS

      New York, London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1895.. Octavo, pp. [i-ii] iii-xi [xii] 1-417 [418: blank], original green cloth, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. "Afterlife fantasy, mainly a series of dialogues about philosophical and spiritual matters; approximately 100 pages deal with a visit to Mercury and conversations with its advanced inhabitants with brief mention of their technological attainments." - Locke, Voyages in Space 21. Last part is utopian. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 11. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Bleiler (1978), p. 6. Reginald 12859. Wright (III) 665. Early private owner's book label affixed to front paste-down. Small brown stain to spine panel, small scrape to cloth on rear panel, a very good copy. Presents well. Quite scarce. (#149594)

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        KEIKA YO^SHI, 3 vols

      , 1895. 1895. Very Good. [ILLUSTRATED BOOK] Kyoto-shi Sanjikai, editors. KEIKA YOSHI, 3 vols. Kyoto, Meiji 28 [1895]. 22.6 x 15.2 cm, Ribbon-bound, Japanese-style, fukuro-toji, with printed paper covers and printed paper title labels. A lovely and interesting vade mecum to the sights of the old capital, Kyoto. Has historical maps, as well as contemporary maps and prints of sights to see, of tales and facts about the past. A number of Kyoto school artists from mid-Meiji have cooperated to create the dreamy, subtle color woodblocks which are very well printed. There is a total of some 67 double page prints, along with 6 maps, some quite large. In very good condition, the typeset text runs to over nine hundred pages! A remarkable production. In a matching slipcase with printed paper title label. Quite unusual complete.

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        Angling Travels in Norway

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1895. First edition. with 4 colored plates of flies, a folding table and 57 other illustrations. x, 284 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original blue cloth, spine faded, else fine. First edition. with 4 colored plates of flies, a folding table and 57 other illustrations. x, 284 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Heckscher 1718; Bibliotheca Salmo Salar 29 (for large paper copy)

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        BLACK SPIRITS & WHITE: A BOOK OF GHOST STORIES

      Chicago: Stone & Kimball, 1895. First edition. Previous owner's bookplate to front paste-down, slight age darkening to spine panel (quite common for this book) otherwise a bright nearly fine copy. (14053). Small octavo, pp. [1-12] [1-3] 4-150 [151] [152: blank] [153: colophon] [154: blank] [155-170: ads] [171-172: blank] [note: first and last leaves are blanks], title page printed in orange and black, original decorated tan cloth, front, spine and rear panels stamped in yellow green, gray-green endpapers with floral pattern printed in green, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed. This collection of six tales of the supernatural is an American fantasy cornerstone. "... foremost for horror fans is a small collection BLACK SPIRITS & WHITE ... hailed as one of the most extraordinary volumes of terror tales published. It includes his best-known story of a frightening journey through 'The Dead Valley,' which Lovecraft [in Supernatural Horror in Literature] singled out for praise." - Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 58. "Excellent local color; transitional between the Victorian personal ghost story and the Edwardian interest in supernatural evil." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 442. "No. 252 Rue M. le Prince" is one of the very best haunted house stories. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 2-16. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 204. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 99. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-62. Bleiler (1978), p. 52. Reginald 03535. Wright (III) 1245. Kramer 52.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        Karlsruhe - Geschichte der Stadt und ihrer Verwaltung -

      gebundene Ausgabe 4 Bände mit vergoldeter Rücken und Deckelverzierung,1. Band von 1895,2. Band 1898,3. BAnderste Hälfte und zweite Hälfte 1904.alles sauber gut erhalten.

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        Les Maîtres de l'Affiche, 1895-1900.

      KLEURRIJK BEELD VAN DE BELLE ?POQUEAffiches uit de Belle ?poque op klein formaat. Uit Les Ma?tres de l'Affiche: publication mensuelle contenant la reproduction des plus belles affiches illustr?es des grands artistes, fran?ais et ?trangers. Lithografie?n in kleur vervaardigd tussen 1895-1900.Rond het jaar 1890 waren gelithografeerde affiches op groot formaat een opkomend fenomeen en h?t nieuwe medium om ophanden zijnde voorstellingen in het theater, het circus, dansvoorstellingen en het vari?t? onder de aandacht van het publiek te brengen. Ze werden door schilders en kunstenaars, die zich tot dan ook lieten verleiden tot zeer uiteenlopende ontwerpen, met veel enthousiasme als een nieuwe kunstuiting omarmd. Deze affiches vormen ook vandaag de dag nog ons beeld van de Belle ?poque.De bakermat voor deze nieuwe rage lag zonder twijfel in Parijs, waar Jules Ch?ret zich als de ware meester van deze nieuwe kunst ontpopte, zowel zijn ontwerpen als de gebruikte techniek waren g?nial.Op de wereldtentoonstelling van 1889 werd Jules Ch?ret ge?erd met een eigen tentoonstelling waarbij hij voor zijn oeuvre tot dan toe een gouden medaille ontving. Deze tentoonstelling was voor het grote publiek tevens een eerste kennismaking met het fenomeen affiche. Hierna volgde een succes dat zijn weerga niet kende. Op speciaal daarvoor opgerichte zuilen en andere oppervlakten die zich er voor leenden, werden de vaak immens grote affiches geplakt. Deze nieuwe straatkunst bracht ook een enorme verzamelwoede op gang. De populariteit van deze ?fresco?s van het trottoir?, zoals het affiche bewonderend werd genoemd, gold echter niet alleen voor de aankondigingen van de diverse culturele manifestaties. Het medium werd ook gezien als een interessante vorm van betaalbare kunst voor het grote publiek en gaf bovendien de kunsthandel een nieuwe impuls.Inspelend op dit grote succes, ontstond in 1895 op initiatief van Jules Ch?ret in samenwerking met Impremerie Chaix de serie publicaties van ?Les Ma?tres de l?Affiche?. Men kon zich abonneren op deze serie, op klein formaat los in mappen uitgegeven affiches, driemaandelijks van december 1895 tot november 1900 uitkwam. In een oplage van vier stuks per maand zijn er in de vijf jaar van het bestaan 240 affiches uitgegeven. Bovendien werden speciaal voor abonnees van Les Ma?tres door verschillende kunstenaars speciale affiches ontworpen zonder aankondiging of reclameopdruk.Het papier waarop ze gedrukt werden was van zeer hoge kwaliteit. Dit in tegenstelling tot de reguliere grote affiches, die op een mindere kwaliteit papier werden gedrukt, maar dan ook een ander doel dienden. De mooie heldere afbeeldingen van Les Ma?tres de l?Affiche geven een interessant beeld van wat er zich op het gebied van het culturele leven, gezien door de ogen van diverse bekende kunstenaars, aan het einde van de 19de-eeuw afspeelde.Prijs: ?575,- (per stuk incl. lijst).

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        MOVEMENT

      New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1895. First American edition. 8vo., xv, 323 pp., 200 b&w illustrations, adverts. Publisher's red cloth, embossed with titling and design element on both boards in black ink, and on the spine in black and gold. There is very light fading, and one tiny spot of wear on the spine; else a fine, near new copy. Translated from the French by Eric Pritchard, this title is one of the most famous works of Marey, and the culmination of 30 years of research into the scientific applications of motion-analysis. He further developed animated photography into a separate field of chronophotography, with his revolutionary idea to record several phases of movement on one photographic surface. His research on how to capture and display moving images had a profound influence upon Thomas Edison and Luis Lumière in the emerging field of cinematography. It is not without merit that this work is often credited as the first book on cinematography. See: Mannoni, Laurent, WHO's WHO OF VICTORIAN CINEMA. Many of the illustrations in this work are from photographs.Garrison and Morton No. 643. Roosens and Salu No. 6833.

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        EUGENE MARION ENSEMBLE DE 5 GRANDS DESSINS D'ARCHITECTURE 1895 PONTS A PONTOISE

      - EUGENE MARION ENSEMBLE DE 5 GRANDS DESSINS D'ARCHITECTURE 1895 PONTS A PONTOISE

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        The Body-Snatcher

      The Merriam Company, New York 1895 - Illustrated First Separate Edition. Sixteenmo. Original blue-purple cloth with darker blue-purple lettering and decoration to front cover. Short story by famous Scottish author. Very good, in acetate wrapper; light wear to corners, spine ends, and edges; light foxing to pages. Prior owner's signature on front free endpages, in pencil and in pen. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE ROSE AND THE KEY

      [London]: Downey & Co., n.d. [1895].. Octavo, pp. [i-vii] viii [1] 2-432, original decorated dark green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, publisher's monogram stamped in blind on rear panel. First one-volume edition. First published as a 36-part serial in ALL THE YEAR ROUND, 21 January 1871 to 23 September 1871, and first published as a book by Chapman and Hall in 1871. "One of the most interesting of Le Fanu's novels, THE ROSE AND THE KEY concerns Maud Vernon, whose mother commits her to an asylum when Maud is not mentally ill. A study of human avarice and terror, Maud becomes the victim of an alienist, Dr. Antomarchi ... The characterization of Dr. Antomarchi and the realistic and believable study of the asylum give a particular horror to the novel. Le Fanu may have been influenced by Wilkie Collin's THE WOMAN IN WHITE. However, Le Fanu creates his own genuine study of human weakness and cruelty." - Gary William Crawford. "There is much in the novel that recalls Charles Reade's treatment of a somewhat similar theme in HARD CASH, and it is hardly necessary to say that the most stirring episodes concern the awful experiences of Maud Vernon at Glarewoods ... Like a surgeon who discovers a curious beauty in some physical abnormality he is called upon to remove, Le Fanu seizes on these scenes of horror and no matter how his story may have dragged in the preceding chapters he warms to the occasion with a renewed zest. Every nerve must be thrilled, each harrowing circumstance must be related, and the episode is presented to the excited reader with a kind of cold frenzy." - Nelson Browne. Early private owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-down. A hint of rubbing to cloth at spine ends and corner tips, mild bumps to upper corner tips, a bright, very good or better copy. Very scarce in this condition. (#156343)

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        THE SECRET OF THE COURT: A ROMANCE OF LIFE AND DEATH

      London: Hutchinson & Co., 1895.. Octavo, pp. [1-4] [1] 2-277 [278-280: ads], illustrated title leaf is an insert, four inserted plates and numerous other illustrations in the text by G. H. Edwards, original pictorial dark blue-gray cloth, front panel stamped in black, red, light blue and gold, spine panel stamped in red and gold, top edge untrimmed. First edition. Weird novel about the remnant of an ancient advanced civilization hidden in an enormous complex beneath the Egyptian sands populated by adepts and zombies of old Pharaohs in suspended animation who awake from time to time. Sefton, a British scientist, is exploring the complex, reading the hieroglyphs in an attempt to reconstruct the ancient lore, including the process by which the dead are restored to life. He attempts to revive the dead wife of his friend's brother, but the experiment fails; the body is animated but is not united with her soul. "Quite a readable specimen of Victorian science fantasy." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 160. "... belongs to the class of story that never seems to go out of fashion, but of which Bulwer was the completest master. ... The description of the temple, by-the-bye, is striking, and the weird effect it produces is brought about by no cheap devices." - The Bookman, vol. 2, p. 229. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1542. Bleiler (1978), p. 142. Reginald 10323. Early owner's signature dated January 1896 in ink on front free endpaper. Touch of rubbing to spine ends and corner tips, endpapers (printed on pulp paper stock) a bit age-darkened, a bright, tight, nearly fine copy. A nice copy of a uncommon book seldom found in decent condition. (#147698)

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        La Cocinera Poblana y el Libro de Las Familias. Novisimo manual práctico de cocina española, francesa, inglesa y mexicana

      Narciso Bassols, Puebla 1895 - Contemporary in 1/4 leather over marbled boards, two volumes bound as one. Mild foxing and age toning, a few small stains, light wear internally. 447pp, 342pp. Not in Cagle, Bitting, Vicaire, etcLa Cocinera Poblana takes a middle path between the nationalism of El Cocinero Mexicano and the Eurocentric Diccionario de Cocina, featuring a range of cuisine including a justly famous array of tamales (including the Diana Kennedy favorite flor de calabaza). Noteworthy sections on barbacoa (with an earth oven) and twelve recipes for the famous Puebla dish mole poblano. La Cocinera Poblana's sensible mix of national and European cuisine was widely popular and the cookbook, originally published in 1877, was reprinted until at least 1929. Size: 8vo. 2-volume set (complete). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Inventory No: CAT000250. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Wiener Vorstadt-Kunst der Gegenwart, gezeichnet von Karl Fränkel. Text von Anna Fränkel-Rothziegel. (Handschr. Deckeltitel: Wiener Vorstadt-Volkskunst 1927. Ein Leporello-Album).

      Leporello in 24 Segmenten /48 Bll. (Blattgröße: 19 x 28 cm) durchgeh. m. v. Hd. kolor. Lithographien. In 2 v. Hd., einfarbig aquarellierten Pappdeckeln m. mont. Deckelschild u. Impressum in farb. Pappkasette m. mont. Deckelschild. Kassette stärker lädiert, angeschmutzt, berieben und mit Lichtspuren Leporello am Schnitt u. auf einzelnen Blättern braunfleckig, sonst aber weitgehend gut erhalten. Kurioses, in nur wenigen Exemplaren hergestelltes Illustrationswerk über volkstümliches Kunsthandwerk in Wien. "Unter Vorstadtkunst der Gegenwart wurden Kunstwerke verstanden, die dem Stil des Volkes entsprechen, ob sie nun von Professionisten oder vom Volke selbst hergestellt sind. Es wurden nach bestem Wissen und Gewissen nur in Wien erzeugte Gegenstände aufgenommen" (Deckelblatt). Mit Texten und Illustrationen vom Neustifter Kirtag, dem Wr. Prater, der Sommer-Arena in Hernals (Rosensteingasse), den Siedlungen Bretteldorf, Bruckhaufen und Kaasgraben etc. Unter den abgebildeten Erzeugnissen u. a. Figuren für Kinder-Theater (so genannte Pimperln), Spielzeug mit Vogelstimmen, Tragantfiguren (Zuckerbäckerei), Devotionalien u. Scherz-Figuren aus Wachs, Lampions und Wandmalereien. Meist unter Angabe des Herstellers / Künstlers oder des Verkaufsortes. - Karl Fränkel (1895-1964) war Maler, Graphiker, Kunsthandwerker und Puppenspieler in Wien. Er machte seine Ausbildung an der Wiener Graphischen Lehr- uns Versuchsanstalt und besuchte Abendkurse an der Kunstgewerbeschule, wo er ein besonderes Interesse an Marionetten entwickelte. Sein hauptsächlicher Motivkreis war die Schilderung des Wiener Vorstadtlebens. 1939 war er im Konzentrationslager in Dachau interniert. Nach seiner Haftentlassung emigrierte er nach Großbritannien. 1945 kehrte er nach Wien zurück. (Vgl. dazu: Die uns verliessen. Ausstellungskat. Belvedere 1980, S. 84 Czeike 2, 357 (hier irrig Adolf)).

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        ALMAYER'S FOLLY A STORY OF AN EASTERN RIVER

      London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1895. Original cloth. Faint shadow of a circulating library label on upper cover, head and toe of spine significantly chipped, new endsheets inserted at some indeterminate date, corners bruised, spine a shade sunned, but textually very nice and clean. First edition of the author's first book, the generally preferred state without the period in the headline on p. 43, the dropped 'e' and 'of' on p. 110, etc. An ideal copy for tasteful rebinding.

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        Les Veber's + La Joviale Comedie Par Les Veber's

      Paris - Two books are offered here: 1." Les Veber's". Paris: Emile Testard, 1895. 4to, original color pictorial wrappers bound into blue cloth and marbled boards, gilt-lettered spine. Copy numbver 4 of 25 on Japon Imperial of a total edition of fifty of this collection of lampoons of Belle Epoque culture. The wrappers show the brothers holding masks with their names in French, English, Spanish, Italian, German and Greek. Le Veber's was the collective pseudonym of the brothers. Pierre was the editor of Gil Blas, a weekly journal devoted to theater, music hall and cafe-concert performances. His brother Jean jointed him at the journal. A prodigiously talented caricaturist and printmaker, he captured the notable figures of Parisian theater, belle-lettres and politics, and contributed also to Le Rire and L'Assiette au Beurres. Numerous double portraits of the brotheres appear throughout the text. 2. "La Joviale Comedie par Les Veber's". Paris: H. Simonis Empis, 1896. 4to, original color pictorial wrappers bound into new green cloth boards with paper cover label. The wrappers show figures sliding down a fiery slope to hell, the gates guarded by two caryatids representing the brothers. Copy number 7 of 20 on Japon ( the complete edition according to the limitation page). Black and white illustrations on every page. Size: 4to [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Journal Humoristique Paraissant le Samedi - Erster Jahrgang; Heft 1 bis 52

      Juven 1895 - - komplett / Text französisch / Mit Illustrationen von Toulouse-Lautrec, Titelblätter und Zeichnungen von Felix Valloton, Willette Forain, Hermann-Paul und anderen / guters Exemplar / bon etat - Gewicht in Gramm: 2260 Juven, Paris, 1894-1895. 624 illustrierte Seiten, Halbleinen-Einband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, quart, (Kanten etwas berieben und bestoßen)

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