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        Europe in China. The History of HongKong from the Beginning to the Year 1882....

      London. Luzac & Co. 1895. vi + [3] + 575pp + xipp, index, 19th century full morocco binding recased with backstrip laid down, modern endpapers, gilt dentelles. Presentation plate laid down front paste down, "Presented to Mr. George Thomas Crook by His Brother Journalists, on the Eve of his Departure from the Colony, April 6th, 1898". From the library of Arthur Hacker, Hong Kong journalist, artist, author and collector. By and large it is fair to say that, like the man himself, Eitel's History of Hong Kong has stood the test of time. Rather than be influenced by the mixed reaction that Eitel and his book attracted in his own day, some of Hong Kong's leading scholars, past and present, have seen fit to provide a more balanced appraisal of both over the past sixty years. Among their number were historian George Endacott and sociologist Henry Lethbridge earlier in this period, and more recently, the educationalist Anthony Sweeting and the legal historian Peter Wesley-Smith.Endacott led the way in his article, "A Hong Kong History, Europe in China by E.J. Eitel: The Man and the Book" (Journal of Oriental Studies, Vol.4 (1957/58, pp.41-65). Well qualified to give an opinion after his extensive work in the Colonial Office archives, and notwithstanding some candid and detailed criticism in the course of his appraisal, Endacott had no hesitation in assessing the History favourably. "Many", he wrote in his opening paragraph, "will echo the author of this brief essay in expressing gratitude to a local historian who has placed all his successors so splendidly in his debt". And so they have, as interested readers can see from the essays penned by the other scholars named herein and listed at the foot of this brief notice. Besides the History, Eitel's contributions to historical literature stem from his fully recognized abilities as a Sinologue p.45 of Endacott's article), and include some which are still in demand and are available in reprint editions. A full list of Eitel's published works is provided in the last two pages of Endacott's article, and much of them represent his Sinological books and other contributions. It should be noted that among the articles and notes listed as having been published in the China Review (of which Eitel was for long editor) No.31, "Supplementary Notes on the History of Hong Kong, 1882-1890", together with Nos.27 and 29 are also relevant. See also the balanced appraisals in H.J. Lethbridge's Introduction to the Oxford University Press's reprint of Europe in China (Hong Kong, 1983, pp.v-xvi); Anthony Sweeting's article "E.J. Eitel's Europe in China: A Reappraisal of the Messages and the Man" in Journal of the Hong Kong Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society Vol.48 (2008) pp.89-109; and the shorter notice of Eitel in Peter Wesley-Smith's latest contribution in May Holdsworth and Chistopher Munn (co-editors) Dictionary of Hong Kong Biography (Hong Kong University Press, 2012) at pp.132-134, in which he states inter alia that the History is "notable for the role it gives to Chinese community leaders in the colony's early development".This copy has a particularly interesting provenance as it was given as a gift to George Thomas Crook (1873 - ?) on his departure from Hong Kong in 1898. Crook was an English journalist who worked at the Daily Press in Hong Kong from January 1895 until his departure. Prior to his arrival in Hong Kong Crook had worked at the Birmingham Daily Mail (1886-94)and on return to England worked at the Daily Mirror and Daily Express.An attractive presentation plate is laid down on the upper pastedown signed by 12 "brother" journalists in April 1898. These journalists whose signatures appear on it hailed from a variety of newspapers. Many of them were well known journalists of the day including the following: T. Cowen [Thomas Clark Cowen], who worked in the Far East from 1893. He was on the staff of the Hong Kong Telegraph, reported on the Sino-Japanese and Spanish-American Wars and joined the Japan Times in 1906.G.C. Cox (Hong Kong Daily Press, staff 1893 - 1898); Jabez Potts on the staff of the Daily Press (Hong Kong) between 1898 - 1904?; Chesney Duncan, who had a distinguished career in East Asia working as a journalist on many of the best newspapers of the day, including the Hong Kong Telegraph, Japan Gazette, Shanghai Mercury, China Mail, Daily Mail (for whom he was special correspondent during the Boxer Rebellion), Times of Malaya and China Republican. A social activist he was took a leading role in the Sunday Labour Ordinance movement to abolish unnecessary labour on Sunday. The resulting legislation was used as a model when it was passed in other British Crown Colonies. He was also the awarded gold medal for his services during plague epidemic in Hong Kong, 1894.Colin McDonald Smart, China Mail (Hong Kong), staff at 1898. Thomas H. Reid joined the staff of the China Mail (Hong Kong) in 1892, he also served as The Times Hong Kong Correspondent for 3 years in the 1890s, reported on the Spanish American War leaving East Asia in the first years of the 20th century. George Murray Bain joined the China Mail in 1864 as a sub-editor, rising to editor and then in 1872 the proprietor of the newspaper. He played a very active part in Hong Kong life.An attractive and particularly interesting copy of the standard history of 19th century Hong Kong. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 155822)....

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        Combat du Chevalier d'Eon

      Encre sur papier. Original ink drawing. Signature stamp of the artist's signature in the lower right of the work and signature monogram stamp of the artist angle; signature stamp on the back of the workshop. Mention handwritten on the back, in pencil, title, and date: 1895 Very nice condition.. Provenance: the artist's studio, referenced to catalog Atelier Louis Anquetin (Thierry de Maigret, 28/11/08). Louis Anquetin, Étrépagny born in 1861 and died in Paris in 1932, is an important French painter. He began his career with avant-garde artists such as Vincent van Gogh and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. With Émile Bernard, he is the inventor of Cloisonnisme. From 1884 to 1893, Louis Anquetin continues to explore new opportunities introduced by the release of Impressionism in French painting. From 1893, after a long confrontation with the "old masters", he adopts a bias pictorial that will line the general art movement, and take away from his friends. Dazzled by the baroque art and its creative force, so he thinks his childhood friends were involved in a pathway leading to the death of painting. He believes in a "perfect painting" which is embodied in the re-remember the lessons of Michelangelo and Rubens among others. His work becomes more conventional, he advocated a return to business by offering to reflect on the a priori conditions of any possible form of art in accordance with the rules of perspective and anatomy, as practiced by the masters the sixteenth and seventeenth century. Leaving only a few works that can be described as monumental, Anquetin turns prolific with its many studies and sketches, who considered that the design was "a very powerful means of expression" compulsory foundation of all arts plastics. Working voluntarily countdown of his time, Louis Anquetin made possible the existence of an original modern figuration. By his obstinacy and his passion for painting, he has indeed prevented is completely closed the way to the great Western tradition. You can admire his works in many prestigious museums such as the Musée d'Orsay or the Louvre in Paris, San Francisco and Detroit, the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, the National Gallery and the Tate London, ... etc. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Encre sur papier Fin XIXème 27 x 21 cm

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        Almayer's Folly. A Story of an Eastern River.

      London, T. Fisher Unwin. 1895. First Edition, first issue with all points as called for. 8vo. Publisher's bottle green cloth titled in gilt to spine. Some very light marking and bumping, minor edgewear, slight bumping and light fraying to spine ends. Top edge gilt, all others untrimmed. Internally clean. Conrad's first published work in nicer condition than is usually seen. Set in the late 19th century, the novel charts the life of an impoverished Dutch trader Kaspar Almayer, his search for treasure in the Borneo jungle and his relationship to his mixed heritage daughter Nina.

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        Album mit 31 grossformatigen, originalen Photographien von deutschen und europaeischen Stadtansichten des 19. Jahrhunderts, vorwiegend Frankfurt am Main [mit traumhaften und ungewoehnlichen Ansichten von Frankfurt und Sachsenhausen / Kaiserstrasse mit Strassenbahn / Rossmarkt / Goetheplatz / Alte Oper / Palmengarten / Wiesbaden - Kursaalplatz / Eschenheimer Turm / Kaiser-Wilhelm-Denkmal / Main mit Untermainbruecke und Angler mit zwei Jungen davor / aber auch Stadtansichten von Berlin (in Farbe - in colour), Lugano (in Farbe - in colour), Boppard (in Farbe - in colour), Heidelberg (in Farbe - in colour), Salzburg, Königstein im Taunus (in Farbe - in colour), Remagen (in Farbe - in colour), Coblenz, Lahneck, Sooneck, Braubach und Marxburg, Wiesbaden, Bingen und Venedig (in Farbe - in colour)/ Album with 31 vintage photographs of Germany. Many on Frankfurt am Main. - All Photographs original Albumen Prints.

      Couvée / Stengel & Co.,, 1895. La Haye / Dresden, Couvée / Stengel & Co., c. 1895 - 1900. Quer Quart / Oblong Quarto. 31 large photographs mounted on cardboard. Original Hardcover / Exzellente Halblederausgabe mit vergoldetem Titel auf dem Vorderdeckel. / Album with gilt lettering. Ungewoehnlich gut erhaltenes Album mit phantastischen Aufnahmen die auch das buergerliche Leben mit eingefangen haben. / Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear. Some with printed text some with text in handwritting underneath, Binen; Frankfurt und Sachsenhausen; Wiesbaden Hochbrunnen-Anlagen. Frankfurt am Main " Kaiserstrasse". Frankfurt am Main Rossmarkt. Frankfurt am Main " Goetheplatz". Frankfurt am Main "Opernhaus". Wiesbaden Kursaalplatz. Frankfurt am Main " Palmengarten". Frankfurt am Main " Eschenheimer Thurm". Frankfurt am Main. " Das Kaiser Wilhelm Denkmal." Frankfurt am Main Untermainbrücke. Braubach u. Marxburg; Sooneck; Lahneck; Coblenz; Die Katz u. St. Goar; Follwing are coloured. Königstein im Taunus; Remagen; Salzburg; Boppard; Lugano; Heidelberg; Berlin Blick nach den Linden

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        Poésies complètes

      Collected edition, first for some parts, 10 poems appearing for the first time: Les Étrennes des orphelins, Patience, Jeune ménage, Mémoire, Est-elle almée, Fairy, Guerre, Génie, Jeunesse, Solde - the last five "tacked onto" the IlluminationsImportant original preface by Paul VerlaineContemporary half red morocco over marbled paper boards by Bonleu, spine with gilt floral motif, gilt date to foot of spine, gilt fillet to covers, marbled pastedowns and endpapers, covers preserved, top edge giltWith two frontispiece drawings of Rimbaud after VerlaineA very good copy in a fine contemporary signed binding. Léon Vanier Paris 1895 11,5x18,5cm relié

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        L'île à hélice

      Hetzel. Edition illustrated with 80 drawings by Bennett and 12 full-page color. Catalog D 1895 attesting to the first edition.Cartonnage editor said "the portrait stuck." Lenègre signed on the anchor plate. Lenègre and Co. tail back. beautiful top plate, a small scratch in the portrait. A small white mark on bottom border. Coins barely rubbed. Back to the well marked golds, but collapsed caps. Note that the thumbnail to the lighthouse is no longer blue but blue sky night. Second course good, but a dark spot.Paper remarkably fresh, completely free of foxing, very significant.Very nice copy, despite minor defects.Science fiction novel in which an island containing an entire city, is powered by propellers. The protagonists are a quartet of musicians, allowing Verne to transmit his love of music. several acerbic remarks about wagner it says.  Hetzel Paris 1895 Grd. in-8 (18x28cm) 423pp. relié

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        Eine neue Art von Strahlen [wrapper title]. Offprint from Sitzungs-Bericht der physikalisch-medicinische Gesellschaft zu Würzburg, no. 9 (1895).

      Würzburg: Verlag und Druck der Stahel'schen K. Hof- und Universitäts-Buch und Kunsthandlung, 1895. First edition, a fine copy of the very rare offprint. The discovery of X-rays was the most important contribution to medical diagnosis in a century, and a key to modern physics. "While performing experiments with a Crookes vacuum tube, a type of cathode-ray tube, Röntgen observed that some agent produced in the tube was causing barium platinocyanide crystals to fluoresce. Upon investigation he found that the fluorescence was caused by unknown rays (which he named "x-rays") originating from the spot where cathode rays hit the glass wall of the vacuum tube. He announced his discovery in the present paper, which described the rays' photographic properties and their amazing ability to penetrate all substances, even living flesh. Although he was unable to determine the true physical nature of the rays, Röntgen was certain that he had discovered something entirely new, a belief soon confirmed by the work of other scientists such as Becquerel, Laue and the Curies. For his discovery, Röntgen was awarded the Nobel Prize in physics for 1901" (Norman). "Their importance in surgery, medicine and metallurgy is well known. Incomparably the most important aspect of Röntgen's experiments, however, is his discovery of matter in a new form, which has completely revolutionized the study of chemistry and physics. Laue and the Braggs have used the X-rays to show us the atomic structure of crystals. Moseley has reconstructed the periodic table of the elements. Becquerel was directly inspired by Röntgen's results to the investigation that discovered radioactivity. Finally J.J. Thomson enunciated the electron theory as a result of investigating the nature of the X-rays" (PMM). "The discovery by Professor Röntgen of a new kind of radiation from a highly exhausted tube through which an electric discharge is passing has aroused an amount of interest unprecedented in the history of physical science" (J.J. Thomson, 'On cathode rays,' Report of the Sixty-sixth Meeting of British Association for the Advancement of Science, 1896). "It was this separate printing, and the following four additional printings in five issues, that were primarily responsible for the rapid dissemination of the news of Röntgen's discovery" (Klickstein, Röntgen, p. 62). "On Friday evening, 8 November 1895, Wilhelm Röntgen remained long hours in his laboratory and was late for dinner ? so the story goes. He had been kept by a most puzzling observation he made while repeating some of Heinrich Hertz's and Philipp Lenard's recent experiments on cathode rays. "His apparatus was very simple and standard; it consisted of a Ruhmkorff spark coil with a mercury interrupter and a Hittorf discharge tube. That evening, in preparing for his next experiment, he had carefully covered the tube with black cardboard and drawn the curtains of the windows. He hoped to be able to detect some fluorescence coming from the tube with a fluorescent screen made of a sheet of paper painted with barium platinocyanide. That screen, which he intended to bring close to the tube later on, was lying on the table at some distance. Röntgen wanted to test the tightness of the black shield around the tube. He operated the switch of the Ruhmkorff spark coil, producing high-voltage pulses of cathode rays and looked for any stray light coming from the glass tube. He then happened to notice out of the corner of his eye a faint glimmer towards the end of his experimentation table. He switched off the coil, the glimmer disappeared. He switched the coil back on, the glimmer reappeared. He repeated the operation several times, the glimmer was still there. He looked for its source and found that it came from the fluorescent screen. "In the interview he granted in March 1896 to H. J. Dam, a London-based American reporter for the American magazine, McClures, Röntgen was asked: 'What did you think?' His answer was: 'I did not think, I investigated. I assumed that the effect must have come from the tube since its character indicated that it could come from nowhere else'. Röntgen found that the intensity of the fluorescence increased significantly as he brought the screen close to the discharge tube. More baffling, the propagation of this 'radiation' was not hampered if he put a piece of cardboard between the screen and the tube, or other objects such as a pack of cards, a thick book or a wooden board two or three centimetres thick. Then he moved the screen farther and farther away, even as far as two metres, and, his eyes being well accustomed to obscurity, he could still see the very faint glimmer. As an added fortunate circumstance, according to H. H. Seliger, Röntgen being colour-blind, his eyes had enhanced sensitivity in the dark. "After dinner, Röntgen went back down to his laboratory and repeated his experiment, now putting various sheets of materials such as aluminium, copper, lead or platinum in front of the screen. Only lead and platinum absorbed the radiation completely, and lead glass was found to be more absorbing than ordinary glass. Röntgen held a small lead disk in front of the screen and was very surprised to see not only the shadow of the disk, but also the shadow of the bones of his own hand! He also found that photographic plates were sensitive to this unknown radiation. "In the days that followed, Röntgen told no one of his startling observations, neither his assistants nor his wife. He was morose and abstracted, according to his wife, and often ate and even slept in his laboratory. The discovery was so astounding, so unbelievable, that he would not disclose it before he had fully convinced himself of its reality by repeated observations and had determined the properties of this new radiation. "In the same interview for McClures Magazine mentioned above, he said: 'It seemed at first a new kind of light. It was clearly something new, something unrecorded'. 'Is it light?' 'No, it can neither be reflected nor refracted.' 'Is it electricity?' 'Not in any form known'. 'What is it?' 'I do not know. Having discovered the existence of a new kind of rays, I of course began to investigate what they could do'. Indeed, being a careful experimenter, he made in the following seven weeks very systematic studies of the properties of the new rays, X-Strahlen, as he called them. During all that period, he remained uncommunicative, but, shortly before Christmas, he invited his wife to his laboratory and showed her his work. He even took a radiograph of her hand. The results of his investigations are recorded in the preliminary report he handed to the president of the Würzburg Physikalisch-medicinische Gesellschaft on 28 December [the offered paper]. On account of its outstanding importance, the President of the Society agreed that the report should be printed at once, even though it had not been presented orally at a meeting ... "Rontgen's first communication, written in a precise and matter-of-fact way, reveals what a thorough and meticulous investigation he made of the properties of the new rays. Many other bodies besides barium platinocyanide exhibit fluorescence when submitted to the action of X-rays: calcium sulphide, uranium glass, Iceland spar, rock-salt, etc. X-rays pass through all bodies, as shown by Lenard for cathode rays. Röntgen compared the attenuation of X-rays through various materials. For instance, the radiographs of a hand showed that bones were more absorbing than flesh. Generally speaking, the absorption of X-rays increases with the density and the thickness of the bodies. Rontgen made quantitative estimates and found roughly the same attenuation for metallic foils of platinum, lead, zinc, and aluminium, 0.018 mm, 0.050 mm, 0.100 mm, and 3.500 mm thick, respectively. He also checked the increase of absorption with thickness by means of photographs taken through tin foils of gradually increasing thicknesses. X-rays are not deflected by a prism. Röntgen used water and carbon disulphide in mica prisms of 30°, and prisms of ebonite and aluminium, but found no effect. There was no refraction by lenses either, and this 'shows that the velocity of X-rays is the same in all bodies'. X-rays are diffused by turbid media, like light. Likewise, no conclusive reflection of X-rays by a mirror was observed. After these negative observations, Röntgen thought that maybe, nevertheless, 'the geometrical arrangement of the molecules might affect the action of a body upon the X-rays for instance according to the orientation of the surface of an Iceland spar plate with respect to its [optical] axis', but the experiments with quartz and Iceland spar on this point also lead to a negative result. Despite all his efforts, Röntgen could not find any interference effects. He attributed this negative result to the very feeble intensity of the X-rays. Laue noted that he was right in this, since, having shone X-rays on quartz and calcite crystals, he would have observed interference fringes if the intensity had been higher. But Röntgen told him that in any case he would never have imagined interference effects to be like those seen by Friedrich and Knipping! X-rays are much less absorbed than cathode rays, and unlike them, are not deflected by magnets. They are a different kind of radiation. The intensity of the rays decreases as the inverse square of the distance between the discharge tube and the screen. X-rays cast regular shadows, as shown by many photographs of shadows of various objects, as well as by pinhole photographs. This indicates a rectilinear propagation, hence the term 'rays'. "In conclusion, Röntgen noted that 'a kind of relationship between the new rays and light appears to exist' and suggested tentatively 'Should not the new rays be ascribed to longitudinal waves in the aether?' "There were no illustrations in the report, but Röntgen made copies of nine of the most important radiographs, such as a set of weights in a closed wooden box, a piece of metal whose lack of homogeneity was revealed by the X-rays, and a wooden door with lead paint, the most striking and extraordinary one being, of course, the radiograph of a hand showing the bones. He mailed them on New Year's Day 1896, together with preprints of his paper, to ninety leading physicists in Germany, Austria, France, and England. One of the recipients was F. Exner, the Director of the Institute of Physics at Vienna University, whom he knew from his younger days at the Polytechnic Institute in Zürich. Professor Exner showed the report and the photographs to some friends, among whom was E. Larcher. Larcher's father happened to be the editor of the journal Die Presse in Vienna. As a good journalist, he immediately felt the importance of Röntgen's discovery and wrote without waiting an article which made the front page of that journal on Sunday, 5 January 1896, under the headline Eine sensationelle Entdeckung (a sensational discovery). This was indeed sensational news. They were cabled immediately by foreign correspondents to their home journals, and, from then on, they spread round the world with the speed of lightning. The discovery was reported next day in the dailies, on 6 January in the Frankfurter Zeitung and in the London Daily Chronicle, on the 7th in the Standard, on the 13th in the Paris Le Matin, on the 16th in the New York Times, and on the 31st in the Sydney Telegvaph. The professional journals followed suit immediately, the Electrical Engineer, New York, on 8 January, under the title 'Electrical photography through solid matter', the Electrician, London, on the 10th, the Lancet, London, on the 11th, and the British Journal of Medicine on the 18th, with a note by the English physicist, A. Schuster, one of the recipients of Röntgen's mailings. It was announced at the French Academy of Sciences on 20 January. An English translation of Röntgen's communication was published in Nature, London, on 23 January, along with short articles by A. A. Campbell Swinton and A. Schuster, and in Science (USA) on 14 February. A French translation appeared in L'Eclairage electrique on 8 February. The imagination of the general public was naturally inflamed and it is no surprise, in that Victorian age, that some advertisements appeared for 'X-ray proof underclothing ? especially for the sensitive woman' ... "Röntgen was showered with honours, invitations, and prizes, the most prestigious one being the very first Nobel Prize in Physics, awarded in 1901, but, being shy of nature, he declined many other invitations to speak again in public. He did not even give a lecture after receiving his Nobel Prize. The Prince Regent of Bavaria bestowed on him the Royal Bavarian Order of the Crown, which entitled the recipient to be called von. Rontgen accepted the decoration, but declined the nobility. He did not take any patent, and gave his discovery to the world without deriving any personal profit from it" (Authier, Early Days of X-ray Crystallography, pp. 52-8). In the two months that followed his first communication, Rontgen worked very hard to continue the study of the properties of X-rays. In his second communication, Eine neue Art von Strahlen. II. Mittheilung (March, 1896), he showed that 'electrified bodies in air, charged positively or negatively, conductors or insulators, are discharged when X-rays fall on them'. He also demonstrated that X-rays could be produced in many materials other than glass, for instance if the beam of cathode rays fell on a plate of aluminium or platinum. After holidaying in Italy with his wife in March 1896, Röntgen continued his study of the properties of X-rays, recording his observations in his third communication, Weitere Beobachtungen uber die Eigenschaften der X-Strahlen. Dritte Mittheilung (published in 1897 in the Berlin Sitzungsberichte). He showed that any matter, when submitted to X-rays, itself emits X-rays, and that a body hit by cathode rays emits X-rays equally in all directions; he further investigated the transparency of various substances to X-rays; and he failed to demonstrate diffraction of X-rays. There were five separate printings, in six issues, of this offprint in the space of two months. Dibner, Heralds, 162 (first and second papers); GM 2683 (journal). Horblit 90 (journal). Klickstein, Röntgen, pp. 1-28; no.2; PMM 380. 8vo (227 x 152 mm), pp. 10, [2, blank]. Original buff printed wrappers (two light vertical creases where folded for posting). Signature of F.W. Stevens, Göttingen, on front wrapper (possibly the chemist who later worked at the National Bureau of Standards (US)). Preserved in a folding clamshell box.

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        The Red Badge of Courage: An Episode of the American Civil War

      New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1895 First edition, first printing, first state, with Gilbert Parker and The Land of the Sun advertisements, printed on laid paper with horizontal wire marks, "congratu-lated" printed in unbattered type on page 225. Publisher's tan buckram, lettered in black and red, decorated in black, yellow top stain, light brown coated endpapers. Very good or better with a slight lean and some toning to the spine, spotting other otherwise bright boards, front board lightly bowed, otherwise fresh binding. A very clean and pleasing copy. Williams and Starrett 3. BAL 4071. The Red Badge of Courage, Crane's second novel, is widely considered the author's masterpiece and is credited as the work that propelled him to literary acclaim. An American Civil War novel, it features the fictional Union Army private Henry Fleming who dreams of achieving glory through combat only to become disillusioned with war after his enlistment. After deserting his regiment, Fleming longs for a "red badge of courage," or a battle wound that would assuage his shame at his own cowardice. Notably, although Crane was born several years after the Civil War, The Red Badge of Courage is lauded for its uncanny ability to evoke the feel of a battlefield.. 1st Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good.

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        Syr Perecyvelle Of Gales

      Hammersmith, England: Kelmscott Press, 1895. First Edition, Limited Edition. Very near fine in 1/4 light brown linen and blue paper covered boards with black text on the front board. An octavo measuring 8 1/4 by 5 5/8 inches with the lower tips of the boards bumped and with the covering paper worn through at those tips. Otherwise this copy is in fine condition with the contents absolutely fresh, clean and free of tanning or foxing and any former ownership markings, names or bookplates. One of only 350 copies of an edition of 358. This copy is quite possibly identified as number 7 as noted in pencil on the front paste down. 98 pages printed in black and red with the red shoulder notes by Morris all in Chaucer type. Illustrated with a wood-engraved frontispiece by Edward Burne-Jones which dovetails into the first page of text with the opening line printed in red. (Petersen, A33)

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        Den østgrønlandske Expedition, udført i Aarene 1891-92 under Ledelse af C. Ryder.

      1895 1895 - 3 bd. Kbhvn.: Reitzel 1895-96. Rigt illustr., samt med 40 tavler, hvoraf en del er dobbelte eller udfoldelige (litografier, tabeller, kort) og enkelte i farver. 376; 516; 272 s. Indbundet i privat halvlæder med guldtryk på ryggene. Rygge svagt falmet og med lette brugsspor. Richly illustr., and with 40 plates, some folding, some double (lithographs, tables, maps), a few in colour. Bound in contemporary halfleather with goldprint on spines. Spines weakly faded and marked of use. * Meddelelser om Grønland / Reports on Greenland vols. 17-19.

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        Australian Federation Papers (a Miscellany)

      Self published, 1895. First Edition. Hardcover (Quarter Leather). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Fascinating collection of original letters, newspaper clippings and related material from and to various key early Federalists in Australia. Letters mainly to Cormack (NSW) from various officials and key players in the Federal Party in the 1890s. An important piece of pre-Federation original history. Size: Large Format - between A4 and A3. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is loose but fully intact. Moderately foxed throughout. Edges foxed and browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; Australia; 19th century; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 28938. .

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        The Time Machine

      UK: Heinemann, 1895 The First UK Printing published by Heinemann in 1985. Correct First issue (Currey's 'A' state) with 152 pages and 16 pages of advertisements to the rear with Hall Caine's 'The Manxman' and Kipling's 'The Naulahka'. The Book is in Very Good+ condition. Bound in the publisher's original oatmeal cloth and titled in purple to both covers and the spine. Text-block untrimmed. Some spotting and offsetting to the end papers. The spine is browned with a faint mark to the foot of the front board. Previous owner's name to the half-title. No Wrapper as issued. 6000 copies were printed, of which 1500 were bound in cloth. In 1888 Wells had written a series of articles concerning time travel entitled "The Chronic Argonauts" for The Science Schools Journal, a magazine that he had founded whilst a student. Some six years later he revised them for the National Observer, and then rewrote them as the serial "The Time Traveler's Story" for the The New Review. The editor of both journals W.E. Henley, then persuaded Heinemann to publish the whole story as a book. So it was that Wells came to write The Time Machine, not only his first novel but also a pioneering highlight of the science fiction genre. "And if you want to know what impresses me it is to see how you contrive to give over humanity into the clutches of the Impossible and yet manage to keep it down (or up) to its humanity, to its flesh, blood, sorrow, folly. THAT is achievement!" (Joseph Conrad). Collectible. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.

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        A Description of the Early Printed Books Owned by the Grolier Club with a brief account of their printers and the history of typography in the fifteenth century

      - New York, The De Vinne Press, 1895. Illustrated with many facsimiles. One of 400 copes printed at the De Vinne Press. Ex libris. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Hand-book of a collection of chinese porcelains loaned by James A. Garland

      - The Metropolitan museum of art, New York 1895, 14,5x22,5cm, reliure de l'éditeur. - Edizione originale. Bound in piena calico marrone, liscio indietro, R bordeaux dolore, reti fredde cornice su piatti di carta, medaglione d'oro dal Metropolitan Museum di New Yok al centro dei primi piatti, guardie e contreplats moiré carta e oro effetto. libro illustrato di 33 fotografica piastre inserto. Molto lievi graffi non sono sul serio i pasti. copia rara e piacevole.   - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure en pleine percaline marron, dos lisse, r de chagrin bordeaux, encadrement de filets à froid sur les plats de papier, médaillon doré du Metropolitan museum de New Yok au centre du premier plat, gardes et contreplats de papier à effet moiré et doré. Ouvrage illustré de 33 planches photographiques hors-texte. Très légères éraflures sans gravité sur les plats. Rare et agréable exemplaire.  

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        Zur ergötzlichen Erbauung für Damen. 8. Februar 1895. (Einbd.tit.: Kränzchen der Kunstgewerbe-Schüler).

      Ohne Impressum [Wien, Eigenvlg. 1895]. - Überaus seltene, hübsch illustrierte Ballspende, für uns nur bei der ?Zürcher Hochschule der Künste? (hier aus dem Jahr 1899) und bei der ÖNB (hier 1896) nachweisbar. Mit illustrierter Tanzordnung von unterschiedlichen Schülern der Wiener Kunstgewerbeschule darunter namhafte Künstler wie Koloman Moser und Alfred Cossmann. Vermutlich Arbeiten, die in der Fachschule für Zeichnen und Malen unter der Professur von Franz von Matsch entstanden sind. M. wurde 1893 zum Professor an der Kunstgewerbeschule ernannt und unterrichtete ebenda bis 1901. (Vgl. dazu Fliedl G., Kunst u. Lehre am Beginn der Moderne. Die Wr. Kunstgewerbeschule 1867-1918. S. 234). - Die Tafeln mit Arbeiten von Koloman Moser (Titel und 5 Tafeln), F. Sommer (3), J[osef] Ad[olf] Lang (5), E. Zuendel (1), Karl Schönswetter (1), A. Walther (1), R. Völkel (1), R. Nowotny (1), [Alfred] Cossmann (2), Leopoldine Schmidt (2), R. Auer (1), J. Steiner (1). 1 Tafel unsigniert. - DIESES OBJEKT UNTERLIEGT DER DIFFERENZBESTEUERUNG. 8,5 x 14,5 cm. Gezeichneter Titel (v. Koloman Moser) u. 25 Tafeln in Lichtdruck. Dekorativer OEinband am Rücken m. grünem Samtstoff u. auf den Deckeln m. Schweinsleder bezogen; auf Vorderdeckel mit gepr. Titel (in 2 Schrifttypen), am Übergang zwischen Stoff- u. Lederbezug mit verz. metallener Leiste, mit durchzogenem, olivgrünem Seidenband (zum Schließen?) und auf Rü u. Oberkante mit einer mont. grünen Kordel (am Ende mit Messinghaken als Hängevorrichtung ), Lederschleife für Stift sowie Vorsätze aus Moiré-Papier. Einbd. angeschmutzt, abgewetzt u. stellenw. fleckig, Ecken unschön bestoßen, Seidenband verschlissen und an mehreren Stellen rissig, im Falz aufgeplatzt, im unt. Bl.rd. (außerhalb der Darstellung) vereinz. fl., die Tafeln gebräunt aber fleckenfrei.

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        Cuerpo del Derecho Civil Romano á doble texto traducido al Castellano del latino publicado por los hermanos Kriegel, Hermann y Osenbrüggen con las variantes de las principales ediciones antiguas y modernas y con notas de referencias por D. Ildefonso

      - Derecho romano Jaime Molinas, editor. Barcelona. 1895. 28 cm . 5 vols. Encuadernación en tapa dura artesanal, lomo en pasta española (piel) con nervios y doble tejuelo. Imprenta "La Ilustración Ibérica". a dos colums. Primera Parte: Instituto.- Digesto (tomos I-III) ; Segunda Parte: Código (tomos IV-V). Falta Tercera Parte: Novelas (tomo VI) . Cubierta deslucida. GJ14 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vallois Séraphine Marie. Scolio-cyphotique gynécologique. N° 9. 1895

      1895. 1895, 1895, , , tirage albuminé [185 x 285 mm] contrecollé sur carton fort, Cliché réalisé par Félix Méheux : la patiente, Séraphine Vallois, se tient nue, de profil, devant un paravent sombre. La cyphose scoliose est à un stade très avancé. Le carton porte en pied le nom du service - "Clinique d'accouchement - Service de M. le Prof. TARNIER" - et le nom du photographe : "Photogr. de F. MÉHEUX, dessinat.". Inscription à l'encre au revers du carton. Très belle photographie, particulièrement saisissante, qui atteste de la collaboration entre le chef de l'école obstétricienne française, Etienne, dit Stéphane, Tarnier (1828-1897), et le photographe médical Félix Méheux (1838-1908). Léger manque angulaire au carton

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        Traité des Machines-Outils. Complet en deux volumes.

      Baudry et Cie Paris 1895 - Deux volumes in-folio de 551 et 545 pages. Sommaire sur demande. Bon etat intérieur, ni annotations , ni rousseurs. Reliures usagées, premier plat du tome 1 détaché. Percaline bordeaux usée aux angles et aux charnières. Titre doré. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Edle Nacktheit in China. Mit 31 Originalaufnahmen von Heinz von Perckhammer.

      27 x 19 cm 3 Bl. Text, sowie 31 Fototafeln in Kupfertiefdruck. Einseitig bedruckt. Halbleinenband mit Rückentitelbeschriftung (Rückentitel mit Beschriftung: Heinz v. Perckhammer. Ideale Nacktheit in China). Einband leicht nachgedunkelt. Privatgebundene Ausgabe des berühmten Werkes der Aktfotografie. Mit Aufnahmen von Heinz von Perckhammer (1895-1965). Perckhammer eröffnete zu Beginn der dreissiger Jahre ein "Photo-Art-Studio" am Kurfürstendamm in Berlin, das 1942 ausgebombt wurde. Später unterhielt er ein Atelier in seiner alte Heimat Meran. - Titelblatt entfernt. Innendeckel und verso Vorsatz gestempelt, Besitzvermerk a. Vorsatz. Papier nur leicht gebräunt. Die Tafeln alle schön und sauber erhalten.

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      Horace Cox 1895 - First edition, large paper issue deluxe, number 11 of 150 copies signed by the author. Publisher's full green morocco titled in gilt to the spine with gilt ruled border to covers. Top edge gilt, others uncut. A good copy, heavily worn at the head of the spine with lighter wear to the joints and corners. Two armorial bookplates to the front pastedown. Internally excellent. Four mounted plates of diagrams, with further illustrations mounted in the text. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Poésies complètes

      Léon Vanier 1895 - - Léon Vanier, Paris 1895, 11,5x18,5cm, relié sous chemise et étui. - Edition collective en grande partie originale, 10 poèmes paraissent pour la première fois : Les Étrennes des orphelins, Patience, Jeune ménage, Mémoire, Est-elle almée, Fairy, Guerre, Génie, Jeunesse, Solde - les 5 derniers "rattachés" aux Illuminations. Importante préface originale de Paul Verlaine. Ouvrage illustré en frontispice de deux dessins d'après Verlaine représentant Arthur Rimbaud. Petites déchirures restaurées en marges des plats, un infime manque angulaire en tête du second plat. Notre exemplaire est présenté dans une chemise et un étui en demi maroquin noir, plats de papier marbré", date dorée en queue, ensemble signé de Boichot. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Collective Edition largely partly original, 10 poems appeared for the first time: The New Year gifts for orphans, Patience, Young household, Memory, Is it ALMEE, Fairy, War, Engineering, Youth, balance - the last 5 "attached" to the Illuminations . Important original preface of Paul Verlaine. Book illustrated frontispiece of two drawings from Arthur Rimbaud Verlaine representative. Small tears in margins restored boards, a small angular lack leads the second board. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed ("A. Bebel").

      Berlin, 30. IV. 1895. - 8vo. 1½ pages on bifolium. To an unnamed addressee, agrees to hold a lecture in Apolda or Weimar on Saturday evening. - August Bebel is best remembered as one of the founders of the Social Democratic Workers' Party of Germany (SDAP) in 1869, which in 1875 merged with the General German Workers' Association into the Socialist Workers' Party of Germany (SAPD). During the repression under the terms of the Anti-Socialist Laws, Bebel became the leading figure of the social democratic movement in Germany and from 1892 until his death served as chairman of the Social Democratic Party of Germany.

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        Prospecting for Gold and Silver

      Scranton: The Colliery Engineer Co, 1895. First Edition. Hard Cover. 12mo, 207 pages, floral end papers; original brown cloth, decorated in gilt; 2 folding plates. End papers browned as is title page; small brown spot on pages 20 to 30, but internally very clean and bright; front end paper repaired in gutter, with quarter inch loss, a little fraying at head of spine. Neat owner name. Overall, a very good copy of a rarity.

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        Les impulsions irrésistibles des épileptiques

      144 pp. Bordeaux, G. Gounouilhou, 1895, in-8, 144 pp, broché, couverture imprimée, PREMIÈRE ÉDITION de ce traité portant sur les impulsions irrésistibles par l'aliéniste Victor Parant (1848-1924), directeur de la maison de Santé de Toulouse, transcrit après son intervention durant la sixième session du Congrès des médecins aliénistes et neurologistes de France et de pays de langue française, qui s'est tenu à Bordeaux en 1895. Exemplaire provenant de la bibliothèque du Dr Carrier de Lyon, avec son cachet ex-libris. Dos muet, refait. État moyen.

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        BAYERN. - Götz, Wilhelm. Geographisch-Historisches Handbuch von Bayern.

      München, Franz, -98 1895 - 2 Bde. 25 x 18 cm. 2 Bl., VIII, 900 S., XXXI; XI, 1158 S., XXXIX. Mit sehr vielen Textholzstichen. HLdr. d. Zt. mit Rtit. Lentner 3244. - Umfassende Landeskunde, wegen des reichen statistischen Materials und der zahlreichen Quellenangaben auch heute noch von Bedeutung. Vor allem gesucht wegen der zahlreichen, nach Zeichnungen von Carl Dietrich geschaffenen authentischen Ansichten. - Vereinzelt leicht stockfleckig. Repräsentativ gebunden! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Corps thyroïde et maladie de Basedow

      82 pages Bordeaux, Gounouilhou, 1895, in-8, 82 pages, broché, couverture imprimée, EDITION ORIGINALE de ce rapport de neurologie sur une maladie auto-immune de la thyroïde dite maladie de Basedow. Celui-ci provient de la 6e édition du Congrès des médecins aliénistes et neurologistes de France et des pays de langue française. En effet, lors du Congrès International de Médecine Mentale qui se tint à Paris en 1889, les aliénistes français décidèrent de se réunir annuellement. Chaque année étaient présentés au Congrès trois Rapports : un rapport de psychiatrie, un rapport de neurologie et à tour de rôle un troisième rapport d'assistance, de médecine légale ou de thérapeutique. Édouard Brissaud (1852-1919), élève de Charcot et très proche de celui-ci, repris sa succession à la chaire de la Salpêtrière en 1893, conservant un enseignement dans la droite ligne de son mentor. Neurologue, anatomo-pathologiste, et historien de la médecine, il fut également connu pour être le médecin personnel de Proust et lui avoir inspiré le personnage de Boulbon. Bon état, dos partiellement fendu. Intérieur frais. Cachet ex-libris du docteur Carrier sur la page de titre. Bogousslavky, Following Charcot, pp.54-55.

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        Archive of French Masonic and Anti-Masonic Literature and Documents (Satanism, Luciferianism, Paganism, etc.) Including the Taxil Hoax

      1895. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Substantial group of pamphlets and documents centering around The Grand Orient de France in the late 19th century. It includes a number of items from Taxil's elaborate, decades long, anti-Catholic, anti-Masonic hoax with works attributed to Diana Vaughan: Three issues of Le Palladium "régénéré et libre" Lien des Groups Luciferiens (all published) March, April, May 1895 and Vaughans "La Restauration du Paganism. After the publication of the three numbers of Le Palladium, the chimerical Ms. Vaughan converted to Catholicism (after being visited by Ashtaroth, Beelzebub, Moloch, Asmodeus) and resolved to undo the evils she had done as a Luciferian - this further charade was itself continued for some time with letters to the Pope, a planned Anti-Masonic convention etc., before the story finally fell apart in 1897. La Restauration du Paganisme (1896) details a Palladist group in South Carolina headed by Albert Pike. Also included: Malvezin's" La Bible Farce" Recueil Officiel des Principales Prières Lucifériennes Two Volumes of Lahy's Cours de Sociologie (4-5 & 6, 1909) Troisième Congres Regional de Libre-Pensée et D'Athéisme, 1908 7 Pamphlets from the Assemblée Generale du Grand Orient de France (1888, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1896, 1896, 1898, 1898) Le Parfait Silence. Societé Maçonique de Saint-Jean D'Ecosse Preparation Militaire de la Jeunesse Décès du Frederic Desmons Franc-Maçonnerie et Revolution Française 7 envelopes of manuscript documents regarding Masonic ceremony and philosophy An elaborate 14" x 19" certificate on vellum signed by Masonic officers A blank membership certificate in the Masons Most of the pamphlets have only a few or no copies in OCLC . Other than Le Parfait Silence (1837) all of the items date from 1888-1909. An evocative collection of these years when Catholicism and Masonry ran afoul of one another. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Magic, Paranormal & Occult; Religion & Theology. Inventory No: 046351.

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        Traité des machines-outils

      grand, 2 volumes, 8 pp. de Librairie Polytechnique Baudy, 1895, in-4, grand, 2 volumes, 8 pp. de publicité, XVII-551 +8 pp. de pub, X-545 pp, index à la fin de chaque volume, percaline bordeaux de l'éditeur, Première édition de ce traité magistral sur les machines-outils employées dans l'industrie, chef-d'oeuvre de l'ingénieur civil des mines Gustave Richard (1849-1912), qui fut récompensé par le prix Schneider de la Société des ingénieurs civils. Peu de temps après la publication, Richard prend conscience, au moment où se tient l'Exposition Universelle de 1900, du retard de l'ingénierie française face aux machines-outils allemandes et américaines ; il complète de fait son Traité par un panorama sur les machines-outils à l'Exposition de 1900 (dans la "Mécanique à l'Exposition de 1900". Paris, Dunod, 1902). Avec plus de 5800 figures et schémas dans le texte, placards publicitaires en tête. Tome 1: Tours, alésoirs, raboteuses, mortaiseuses, étaux limeurs, raineuses et perceuses - Tome 2: Fraiseuses, meules, taraudage, machines auxiliaires et petit outillage. Annexes aux volumes 1 et 2. Très bel exemplaire. Percaline habilement restaurée. Serge Benoît, "Un grand serviteur de la mécanique française..." in L'industrie nationale (2000), pp. 11-20.

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      1895. [scarce -- the McCutcheon copy] A Melodramatic Farce. London: Wm. Heinemann, n.d. [1895]. Original grey printed wrappers, the front cover serving as title page. First Published Edition (? -- see below). The play "Robert Macaire" had been performed in England since 1835, and before that had been performed in France as early as 1823 (the protagonist is an unscrupulous swindler and con man, who in French culture came to represent the archetypal villain; there was even a daring dance, similar to the later can-can, called the Robert-Macaire). Urged on by Herbert Beerbohm Tree, Stevenson and Henley adapted it in late 1884; however, in late 1885 Tree withdrew from the project, and further stipulated that all passages "indebted to his suggestions" must not be used in any productions.~The true first edition of their adaptation of this play was an 1885 London publication "for private circulation only," that requested copies be returned to Henley. Their play then appeared in the June 1895 issue of The New Review (which was edited by Henley and published by Heinemann); in that issue, the play occupies the 22 pages from 685 to 706.~This is an offprint of those 22 pages, with a grey wrapper that serves as title page; at the end of the text on page 22 (as on page 706 of The New Review), it reads "All Rights Reserved. Entered at the Library of Congress, Washington." The printer is also noted on that page, Harrison and Sons of London.~This edition is so scarce that it is NOT cited in today's major Stevenson bibliographies, such as the Yale (Beinecke) and Princeton (Gerstley/Parrish) collections; both cite the 1897 clothbound Heinemann edition as the "first UK published." This edition IS noted in the original (1903) Prideaux bibliography, but as the "first American issue" and with the date "[1892]" -- which is not true; the 1914 Grolier catalogue (item 69 -- "[1892]... first American edition...") repeats Prideaux's 1903 error. For Prideaux's 1917 ("current") edition, this listing was corrected to "English Edition" and the year 1895; the British Library description (11779 h.28) likewise has it right ("[1895]")~The reason for the question-mark at the beginning of this description is that Stone & Kimball of Chicago were pursuing the same approximate timetable. Macaire was indeed "entered at the Library of Congress" on May 27, 1895 -- in the name of Stone & Kimball; it then appeared in their bi-weekly "Chap-Book"s of June 1st and June 15th (at about the same time as in The New Review), followed by a one-volume edition bound in cloth -- priority uncertain between that and this 22-page Heinemann one, though this Heinemann one, being already type-set for The New Review and bound simply in wrappers, should easily have been earlier.~Condition is very good-plus (some wear to the delicate spine and a little at the bottom edge). Provenance: bookplate of the American novelist and book-collector George Barr McCutcheon (1866-1928); housed in the handsome morocco-backed slipcase which McCutcheon had made for his Stevenson books. Not in Beinecke but see 339-343 and 1124; not in Princeton; Prideaux p. 42.

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

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

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        Child Christopher and Goldilind the Fair

      London/Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1895. Limited First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. William Morris. Limited to 600 sets on flower-watermarked paper (plus 12 on vellum), printed in red and black in Chaucer type, wood-engraved title-page, wide decorative borders, colophon, and numerous 7- and 3-line floriated initials throughout. 16mo. 4 1/4 in. x 5 3/4 in. (14.8 x 11.1 cm). 2 vols. (6, blank), (iv), 256, (2, blank), (8, blank), (ii), 239, (3, blank) pp. With the erratum slip only "inserted in some copies." Publisher's quarter beige cloth with blue paper Holland-backed boards and paper spine labels. Uncut pages. Unopened. "The borders designed for this book were only used once again, in 'Hand and Soul.' The plot of the story was suggested by that of Havelok, 'The Dane,' printed by the Early English Text Society." Morris said of this edition 'When you come to look at it, and see that you get a book like this for seven and sixpence a volume[!], it would be impossible to refuse buying them. I love my books, and I love making them, and I think of these, quite the most charming things issued from my press' (Ideal Book). Darkened backstrips and paper labels with toning and abrading. No damage or bumping. Stain to back cover of vol. II. The text blocks and bindings are tight. No Foxing. In all around near-fine condition. [Sparling No. 35, p. 161. Peterson A35. MOR/051216.]

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        The Salmon Fly

      Published by the author, 1895 - xiv, 510 pages, TEG, xlv adverts, 4to., illus with 8 full page colour plates of flies + text and other illus, publishers maroon cloth with gilt title and salmon fly to upper board within black ruled borders, gilt title and fly to spine, some light even fading to spine, rubbing to head of spine and 2cm of spine top rear hinge. A monumental work with description of around 300 flies.

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        Maison de santé de Chateau Picon. Asile public d'aliénées de Bordeaux

      20 photographies Bordeaux, Alphonse Terperau, [circa 1895], , 20 photographies contrecollées sur feuillets forts, l'ensemble monté sur onglets, demi-percaline noire à coins, titre doré sur le plat supérieur, 20 photographies originales contrecollées sur carton : la première représente une gravure montrant une vue d'ensemble du château en 1889, puis 19 photographies nous laissent découvrir les façades, jardins et intérieurs (toujours vides) qui composent l'asile et la maison de santé (parc, jardin d'hiver, promenoir, salon, réfectoire, chambre, cuisine, salle réservée aux enfants arriérées, chapelle, pavillon hors-classe, etc.). « En 1885, après avoir perdu un procès contre la ville de Bordeaux, l'asile des aliénées doit quitter son emplacement du cours Saint-Jean. On achète dans le quartier Saint-Augustin, le domaine de Château-Picon. Le bâtiment est construit suivant le modèle des principaux asiles français et étrangers. Il comporte deux parties bien distinctes : l'asile des indigentes et le pensionnat [...]. En 1895 est créé un quartier pour les jeunes idiotes perfectives » (Nérin, Hôpitaux et hospices de Bordeaux à la Belle époque, 1994). Très rare document photographique d'époque sur un asile français à la fin du xixe siècle dont les clichés furent réalisés par Alphonse Terpereau, ingénieux et prodigue photographe spécialisé dans la photographie documentaire et industrielle de sa région. Bel exemplaire.

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        Traité clinique et thérapeutique de l'hystérie d'après l'enseignement de la Salpêtrière. Seconde partie : hystérie normale ou interparoxystique

      2 vol., [3] ff. dont un Paris, Emile Plon, Nourrit & cie, 1895, in-8, 2 vol, [3] ff. dont un portrait, 556 pp. + [2] ff, 607 pp, demi-maroquin vert de l'époque, dos à nerfs et titre doré, PREMIÈRE ÉDITION des deux volumes qui furent ajoutés à un premier, publié en 1891, et qui complètent la thèse de Gilles de la Tourette sur l'Hystérie. Seconde partie seule. L'ouvrage est écrit dans la droite ligne de l'enseignement donné à la Salpêtrière par Charcot, dont l'auteur fut l'élève, et dont il défendra la thèse par opposition à ses deux autres élèves, Freud et Babinski. En effet, Charcot définit l'Hystérie sous l'aspect de quatre stades : la période épileptoïde, la période du clownisme, la période des attitudes passionnelles et la période terminale avec souvent des hallucinations, stade qu'on observait sous hypnose. Gilles de la Tourette essaie donc de "reconnaître à l'hystérie des lois d'évolution [et] et un déterminisme particulier" et d'en faire "une maladie vraie, stable dans son incohérence qui est plus apparente que réelle". Étude bilan de l'enseignement dispensé à la Pitié. Bien complet du portrait frontispice à l'eau-forte signé Desmoulin. De nombreuses figures en noir dans le texte, dessinées par Paul Richer, illustrent le propos de la thèse. Bel exemplaire. Dos passés, très légers frottements aux coiffes et aux coins. Cachet ex-libris du Dr Carrier de Lyon. Following Charcot, p. 139-140.

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      1895. London Fisher Unwin 1895 4° Pagine XII + 360 Legatura coeva in tela editoriale. Titolo in oro al dorso su tassello. 32 illustrazioni in bianco e nero e colori nel testo e fuori testo protette da velina. Sporadiche fioriture. Prima rara edizione di questo classico libro di uno dei maggiori scalatori del secolo. Condusse nel 1895 una spedizione al Nanga Parabat assime a Collie e Bruce, dove scomparve durante una ricognizione. Cfr: Neate M181, Perret 3149, Bühler 533.

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        The Time Machine. An Invention (with clamshell case)

      London: Heinemann, 1895. 1st Edition . Original Cloth. Very Good/No jacket - as issued. 17 x 12 cms (7" x 4.5"). Ben Hardy (cover). PUBLISHING DETAILS: First edition of Wells's early science fiction classic, published by Heinemann of London in 1895. 152 pages, with no publisher's catalogue. Size: 17 x 12 cms (7" x 4.5"). Weight: 277g (0.6 pounds). CONDITION: I would rate this as very good. The original oatmeal cloth covers are a little age-soiled but sound (see photos). The binding is tight and secure throughout, having been resewn. The text is clean, bright and free from foxing. There are new endpapers, with no labels or inscriptions. The book is contained within a unique, custom made clamshell case (see photos). In its handsome case and sound condition, this is a particularly attractive example of a most desirable Heinemann first edition. THE NOVEL: The novel follows the adventures of a hypothetical Time Traveller who journeys into the future to find that humanity has evolved into two races: the peaceful Eloi - vegetarians who tire easily - and the carnivorous, predatory Morlocks.After narrowly escaping from the Morlocks, the Time Traveller undertakes another journey even further into the future where he finds the earth growing bitterly cold as the heat and energy of the sun wane. Horrified, he returns to the present, but soon departs again on his final journey. Wells is generally credited with the popularization of the concept of time travel by using a vehicle that allows an operator to travel purposely and selectively forwards or backwards in time. The term "time machine", coined by Wells, is now almost universally used to refer to such a vehicle. The story reflects Wells's own socialist political views, his view on life and abundance, and the contemporary angst about industrial relations. It is also influenced by Ray Lankester's theories about social degeneration. This work is an early example of the Dying Earth subgenre. The portion of the novella that sees the Time Traveller in a distant future where the sun is huge and red also places The Time Machine within the realm of eschatology, i.e. the study of the end times, the end of the world, and the ultimate destiny of humankind.

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        Swallowed By an Earthquake

      Edward Arnold, London - Red illustrated cloth boards with silver title to front and spine.235pp plus 32pp publisher's list ''Gift Books for presents and prizes published by Mr Edward Arnold''. An adventure tale of a lost world inhabited by strange flora and fauna. B&w frontispiece with tissue guard and 5 further b&w illustrations within. No date but Sunday School prize plate on 1st free ep is dated Jan 1895, so may be first edition from 1894. Externally scuffed at edges of spine and corners with some fraying of cloth; spine a little faded and discoloured and a few small marks to boards. Inside some hinges are showing a gap revealing webbing but the book feels tightly bound. An occasional spot of faint scattered foxing to some pages but legibility unaffected. A good tight reading copy, priced according to condition for this rare title. Please enquire if you need any further info and we will be happy to offer more photos/scans. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hôtel Timeo Taormina

      Taormina, G.Crupi, ca. 1895. Original photograph, albumen print, 28,1 x 37 cm, photograph no. 101. KEYWORDS:italy/taormina/sicily/photo

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        Poésies complètes

      - Léon Vanier, Paris 1895, 11,5x18,5cm, relié sous chemise et étui. - Collettivo Edizione in gran parte originali, 10 poesie è apparso per la prima volta: I regali di Capodanno per gli orfani, Pazienza, giovane della famiglia, la memoria, E 'ALMEE, Fata, Guerra, Ingegneria, la gioventù, l'equilibrio - gli ultimi 5 "attaccato" alle Illuminations . Importante prefazione originale di Paul Verlaine. Libro illustrato frontespizio di due disegni dal rappresentante Arthur Rimbaud Verlaine. Piccoli strappi dei margini piatti restaurati, una piccola mancanza angolare conduce il secondo piatto. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition collective en grande partie originale, 10 poèmes paraissent pour la première fois : Les Étrennes des orphelins, Patience, Jeune ménage, Mémoire, Est-elle almée, Fairy, Guerre, Génie, Jeunesse, Solde - les 5 derniers "rattachés" aux Illuminations.  Importante préface originale de Paul Verlaine. Ouvrage illustré en frontispice de deux dessins d'après Verlaine représentant Arthur Rimbaud. Petites déchirures restaurées en marges des plats, un infime manque angulaire en tête du second plat. Notre exemplaire est présenté dans une chemise et un étui en demi maroquin noir, plats de papier marbré", date dorée en queue, ensemble signé de Boichot.   

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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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        Flags National And Mercantile

      Portsmouth: Griffin and Co., 1895 . Hardback (No Dust Wrapper.). Poor. | 8¾" x 5½". [III] 35,25,4 [8]pp. Index. | Flags National and Mercantile For The Use Of Officers of Royal Navy, Mercantile Marine; and Yacht Squadrons: Containing Flags Of The Royal Navy; National Ensigns For Men-Of-War; National Colours For Mercantile Marine; International Code; Fog Signals; Optional Signals; Signals Of Distress; Vessels' Lights As Seen By A Look-Out Man, And 957 House Flags And Funnels Of The Principal Ships Of The Mercantile Marine, And 120 National Flags And Signals. Third Edition With Supplementary Index-Greatly Enlarged, (175 Additional Flags).Pages 5-35 IndexPages 2-25 National Flags; Sound Signals for Fog &c.; Vessels' Lights as Seen by a Look Out Man; Steam Vessels; Sailing Vessels; (Many uncoloured, blank, flag and funnel templates)Pages Pages 1-4 SupplementPages 1-8 Index to supplement For more photos or information, use the «Ask Bookseller» button and I'll be pleased to help. The book is in stock and ships from the rustic nirvana of Peasedown St. John, near Bath, England from a long-established bookseller - guaranteed by my reputation and the UK Distance Selling Act. Remember! BUYING THIS BOOK means my Jack Russells get their supper! Condition :: Poor. Boards amateurishly covered, now worn and somewhat soiled. Upper board help in place with tape, hinge showing at the title page and last few leaves. Scattered spotting and tanning, heavier in places, throughout although the majority of the plates are unaffected.

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        Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum (CIL), Vol. XIII, partes I - VI (6 Teile in 9 Büchern, komplett!) Pars I, fasc. 1: Inscriptiones Aquitaniae et Lugudunensis. Pars I, fasc. 2: Inscriptiones Belgicae. Pars II, fasc. 1: Inscriptiones Germaniae superioris. pars II, fasc. 2: Inscriptiones Germaniae inferioris. Pars III, fasc. 1: Instrumentum domesticum I. Pars III, fasc. 2: Instrumentum domesticum II. Pars IV: Addenda ad partes primam et secundam. Pars V: Indices. Pars VI: Signacula publice laterculis impressa. Accedunt signacula laterculis a privatis impressa.

      719, 713, 773, 147, 234, 178 S. Hardcover Der vollständige 13. Band des Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum (CIL) als zwischen 1895 und 1933 bei Georg Reimer und Walter de Gruyter veröffentlichte Originalausgabe. Kein Reprint. 6 Teile in 9 Bänden. Altersgemäß GUTER Zustand! Ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar mit Stempel und Signatur. Bibliotheks-Halbleinenbände mit Lager- und Gebrauchsspuren. Bindungen fest. Buchschnitte und Seiten papierbedingt nachgedunkelt. Text sauber. // The complete 13th volume of Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum (CIL), published by Georg Reimer and Walter de Gruyter betwen 1895 and 1933. Original edition, no reprint. 6 parts in 9 tomes. GOOD condition. Former library book with stamps and signatures. Book covers show traces of use and shelf-wear. Bindings tight. Edges and pages slightly browned. Text clean. atx mbx

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        Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum (CIL), Vol. XIII, partes I - VI (6 Teile in 9 Büchern, komplett!) Pars I, fasc. 1: Inscriptiones Aquitaniae et Lugudunensis. Pars I, fasc. 2: Inscriptiones Belgicae. Pars II, fasc. 1: Inscriptiones Germaniae superioris. pars II, fasc. 2: Inscriptiones Germaniae inferioris. Pars III, fasc. 1: Instrumentum domesticum I. Pars III, fasc. 2: Instrumentum domesticum II. Pars IV: Addenda ad partes primam et secundam. Pars V: Indices. Pars VI: Signacula publice laterculis impressa. Accedunt signacula laterculis a privatis impressa.

      Berlin: Georg Reimer / Walter de Gruyter, 1895 - 1933. - 719, 713, 773, 147, 234, 178 S. Der vollständige 13. Band des Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum (CIL) als zwischen 1895 und 1933 bei Georg Reimer und Walter de Gruyter veröffentlichte Originalausgabe. Kein Reprint. 6 Teile in 9 Bänden. Altersgemäß GUTER Zustand! Ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar mit Stempel und Signatur. Bibliotheks-Halbleinenbände mit Lager- und Gebrauchsspuren. Bindungen fest. Buchschnitte und Seiten papierbedingt nachgedunkelt. Text sauber. // The complete 13th volume of Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum (CIL), published by Georg Reimer and Walter de Gruyter betwen 1895 and 1933. Original edition, no reprint. 6 parts in 9 tomes. GOOD condition. Former library book with stamps and signatures. Book covers show traces of use and shelf-wear. Bindings tight. Edges and pages slightly browned. Text clean. atx mbx la Gewicht in Gramm: 530 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Monde Moderne. Revue Mensuelle illustrée.

      Quentin, 1895-1907. Ventuno volumi di cm. 25, pp. 25.000 ca. complessive. Con molte illustrazioni nel testo. Bella legatura editoriale in piena tela con ricche decorazioni in pieno stile decò. Un segno d'umido alle ultime carte dei primi quattro volumi e solo due o tre legature con alcune scoloriture, peraltro ben conservato. Disponibili 21 volumi pubblicati tra il 1895 ed il 1907: volumi IV-XIV poi XVI-XIX, poi XXI e XXII ed infine 4 volumi editi dal 1905 al 1907.

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