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        Red Badge of Courage

      New York: D. Appleton & Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1895. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. A first edition, first issue of this classic Civil War novel, in its very rare original dust jacket. Housed in a custom red cloth clamshell box, with a red leather and gilt title label. The dust jacket, now in mylar, has slight loss at the spine ends, corner chips and edge tears up to a half inch, sunning on the spine, light soil, and small edge dampstains on the rear. All corners are neatly clipped. Red and black imprint with slight wear on the spine title. The tan linen boards have light soil and very light edge wear, with red and black imprint. Text block edges and mauve endpapers have light soil, as do a few pages, including the title page. Uneven signatures with some associated toning on a few page fore edges. [i-iv], 1-233, [234] blank, [235-238] adverts. Issue points are the perfect type in the last line on page 225, "Gilbert Parker's Best Books" noted on page 235, and a yellow top edge, as called for. An exceptional copy in an extremely scarce dust jacket. BAL 4071. ; 7 1/2" x 5"; 233 pp .

      [Bookseller: Back of Beyond Books, ABAA]
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        Fringilla, Or, Tales in Verse With Sundry Decorative Picturings by Will H. Bradley.

      Cleveland: Burows Brotheres, 1895. Limited. hardcover. fine. Bradley, Will H.. Text throughout printed in black & red, some pages within highly decorative borders. [2], 131 pages, 8vo, linen- backed blue holland boards, pictorially stamped in black & red. Cleveland: Burrows Brothers, 1895. First edition. Bradley's masterpiece of American Art Nouveau book design. Number 8 of 40 copies on Japan Paper. Enclosed are 3 portraits of Blackmore & Bradley, on Japan Paper and each numbered 8. Bookplate.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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        Eigenhändiger Brief mit Unterschrift „Henri".

      o. O. , 15 Mai [rückseitig 1895?] - 8vo. 2 pp. Unveröffentlichter Brief an seinen Vater Alphonse de Toulouse-Lautrec (1838–1913) „cher père": „Je vous prie de vous renvoyer les tableaux que j'avais envoyés à Albi. On me les réclame et comme ils ne sont plus à moi je suis en mauvaise posture. Tout va [ ]".

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        The Birds of North America: One Hundred and Nineteen Artistic Colored Plates Representing the Different Species and Varieties Drawn and Colored from Nature.....

      New York: The Natural Science Association of America, 1895. Hardcover. Folio. Quarter maroon calf with gilt spine lettering and burgundy cloth with decorative gilt front board lettering. 182pp, (10pp). All edges gilt. Frontispiece, title page in black and red, 119 full-page color chromolithographs, decorative endpapers. Very good. Mild edgewear and touch of rubbing, but overall tight, clean and lovely -- and internally fine. A superb later printing of the 1888 first edition of this hefty survey featuring stunning and pristine plates. Sub-subtitle continues: "Including a Copious Text Giving a Popular Account of Their Habits and Characteristics, Based on Observations Made in the Field by the Mose Eminent Writers on Ornithology Prefaced by a Systematic Table and Index to Page, Plate and Figure Arranged According to the Classification System Adopted by The American Ornithologists' Union." A sharp copy in unrestored nice condition.

      [Bookseller: Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, AB]
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      1895. [with a relevant 1897 letter] A Story of an Eastern River. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1895. Original dark olive green cloth. First Edition of Joseph Conrad's first book, an edition believed to have consisted of 1000-1250 copies. Conrad, after meeting the real "Olmeijer" in East Borneo in 1887, gradually produced the manuscript of this book over the six years 1889-1895. He submitted it to Unwin for consideration in their "Pseudonym Library", using the pseudonym "Kamudi" (Malayan for "rudder") -- enclosing the return postage, so sure was he of its rejection. However, Unwin's reader Edward Garnett saw the manuscript's promise and accepted it for non-pseudonymous publication.~This copy is in the first state (as are most copies), with the letters missing from the last two lines of page 110. Condition is nearly fine, with virtually no wear at all: there are some faint droplet-marks on the rear cover, and a little foxing on a few leaves. Cagle A1a.1.~THIS IS A REMARKABLE ASSOCIATION COPY, INCLUDING A RELEVANT 1897 LETTER. As indicated by his paste-down bookplate, his half-title signature, and his title page ink-stamp, this was the copy of L.C. Casartelli. Louis Charles Casartelli (1852-1925) was an academic in the field of Eastern religions, the author of numerous books in that field between 1882 and 1908, and a professor at the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium). In 1878 he had also become an ordained priest of the Catholic Church; in 1903 he was elevated to the post of 4th Diocesan Bishop of Salford (the Manchester-Liverpool area), a post he held until his death.~Tipped to the front endpaper is an autograph letter signed TO Casartelli from [Father Thomas] Jackson, who had been the first Prefect Apostolic of the Catholic Church in (British North) Borneo -- having been named to that post in the 1880s, after being Chaplain to the troops in Kandahar. With a return address of "St. Peter's School, Freshfield [Liverpool]", and dated May 30th 1897, Jackson's letter reads:~I return, with many thanks, the book you kindly lent to me [this copy!]. I have never heard of Joseph Conrad. Whoever he be, he certainly knows the ways of the people who live in Borneo. His descriptions are very life-like. His story is certainly founded on fact too. The Captain Lingard, whom he mentions so often, was a real personage. He has not even changed the name. About 1883 he was at Singapore, and, wishing to know what the North Borneo Co. was doing, he came in a Singapore ship to the west coast. On that occasion I joined the ship at Lahuan, on its way north, and spent three days with Lingard... I am yours sincerely [-----?] Jackson.

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        The King in Yellow

      New York: F. Tennyson Neely, 1895. Hardcover. Very Good. Likely third edition; Not the true first edition, though published the same year as the first and in what seems to be the most desirable of the variant bindings. Black cloth, silver lettering, yellow king with red wings, top edge gilt. Frontis of author painting a portrait. Very Good Minus. Cloth frayed at corners and spine ends, with bruising and light chipping at foot. Stamping on spine rather rubbed and dulled; lightly rubbed on front cover. Front and rear inner hinges started. Pages toned. A nice copy of Chambers' second novel.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Souvenirs et récits de chasse par un émir Syrien du XIIe siècle. « Autobiographie d'Ousama Ibn Mounqidh », intitulée l'instruction par les exemples.

      Paris, Ernest Leroux, 1895. - Traduction française d'après le texte arabe par Hartwig Derenbourg. Paris, Ernest Leroux, 1895. Grand in-8° de (VI) & 238 pp.(pag. Cont, 327-565).Revue de l'Orient Latin. Demi-chagrin Bleu, dos à 5 nerfs, plats marbré, pièce de titre cuir noir. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        La mer.

      Georges Petit, Paris - Sans date (1895). In-folio de 142-(4) pp.; broché, couverture illustrée rempliée, chemise cartonnée de l'éditeur. Illustrations par Louise Abbema et Georges Clairin : 24 eaux-fortes et 6 héliogravures hors texte. Eaux-fortes originales de Bracquemond, eaux-fortes d'après : Abbema par Toussaint, Billet et Millet par Damman, Butin par Carre, Corot par Milius, Courant et Courbet par Courtry, Daubigny et Moutte par Boulard, Duez et Vernier par Mathey, Dupré et Monet par Lefort, Isabey par Mordant, Meissonier par Lalauze, Montenard par Champollion, Stevens par Mordant et Vion, Ziem par Boilvin. Préludes de MM. Paul Arène, Paul Bonnetain, Paul Bourget, Gustave Geffroy, Catulle Mendès, Armand Silvestre. Un des cent exemplaires de tête numérotés, texte et eaux-fortes avec Remarques sur Japon impérial. Celui-ci n° 29 en très bon état. Infimes usures à la couverture, chemise cartonnée usagée. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie les mains dans les poches]
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        MÉMOIRES DE BARRAS, membre du Directoire, publiés avec une introduction générale, des préfaces et des appendices par George Duruy. [4 volumes].

      1895 - Paris, Hachette, 1895. Quatre volumes in-8 (147 X 222) demi-chagrin rouge, dos cinq nerfs, filets dorés, auteur, titre et tomaison dorés (reliure de l'époque). Tome I : portrait-frontispice sous serpente imprimée, LXXXIII-372 pages, 2 planches sous serpente imprimée - Tome II : portrait-frontispice sous serpente imprimée, XVI-543 pages, 1 planche sous serpente imprimée - Tome III : portrait-frontispice sous serpente imprimée, XXXVI-526 pages, 1 planche sous serpente imprimée - Tome IV : portrait-frontispice sous serpente imprimée, XXXII-548 pages, deux fac-similés d'autographes, dont l'un dépliant. Ex-libris «Robert Serres » collé sur le premier contreplat de chaque volume. ÉDITION ORIGINALE de ces célèbres et importants mémoires. Elle est ornée de SEPT PLANCHES hors-texte de portraits en héliogravure sur vélin fort et sous serpentes imprimées ainsi que de trois fac-similés d'autographes, dont deux de Barras. Tome I : Ancien Régime - Révolution. Tome II : Le Directoire jusqu'au 18 fructidor. Tome III : Le Directoire du 18 fructidor au 18 brumaire. Tome IV : Consulat - Empire - Restauration - Index analytique. Le général BARRAS (1755-1829) est l'une des personnalités les plus contreversées de la révolution et de l'Empire. Jugé trop dangereux par Napoléon, il fut écarté de la vie politique sous le Consulat. (Tulard 82). BEL EXEMPLAIRE, frais et bien relié à l'époque. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        AMs. "Relation über die Kaiser-Manöver bei Kaplitz im September 1895".

      N. p., c. 4th or 5th of September 1895. - Folio. 10 pp. on 6 ff. With autograph address. Detailed report on the military exercise of the 15th Regiment "Freiherr von Bechtolsheim".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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      New York: Francis P. Harper, 1895. Original cloth and boards, paper labels. Boards shelfworn, spines darkened, rear hinge of second volume cracked. Very clean and fresh internally. A very good set, unopened. From the special edition limited to 150 copies in boards and printed on handmade paper (this being number 117), from of a total edition of 1150. The first government expedition of the Southwest. This is the first edited edition of the Pike narrative, with notes by historian Elliot Coues, and is distinguished both for the quality of his work and the excellent production of the volume by the publisher, Francis Harper. Noted by Howes as the "best edition." HOWES P373, "aa." BASIC TEXAS BOOKS 163. RITTENHOUSE 467 (note).

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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      Napoleon Society 1895 - B/w & sepia; 20 Vols: NAPOLEON + TALLEYRAND. 1895. 298 of 1000[Napoeleon] 2 Titles (20 Vols of 21). ++ NAPOLEON. 16 Vols: The Life Of Napoleon Bonaparte by William Hazlitt, (Vols I-VI) ; Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourienne (Vols VII-X) ; Memoirs of Madame Junot (Duchesse D’Arbantes) (Vols XI-XVI). ++ MEMOIRS OF THE PRINCE DE TALLEYRAND. 4 Vols (of 5) : Vols I, III-V. Edited by Duc de Brogile, translated by Raphael Ledos de Beaufort, et. Al. Napoleon Society, 1895. Edition Nationale, #298 of 500. Frontises, many other plates. 8vo. Contemp 3/4 leather and marbled boards with tiny gilt wreaths on spine with "N" in their centers. Marbled eps. Few joints split, chip to spine ends, Vol VIII’s with chip. Pages near fine. Plates mostly on parchment paper and near fine. Top edge gilt, fore and bottom text block edges untrimmed. Plates with tissue protectors. Size- W6.25" x H9" x 30" [shelf space], aprox 45lbs. ; 48 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: poor man's books (mrbooks)]
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        Angling Travels in Norway. Illustrated by pencil, brush, and camera, and coloured plates of salmon flies by the author; also a plate of favorite flies for Norway.

      London, Chapman & Hall, 1895. 4to. XII + 286 s. Illustrert. 5 plansjer, hvorav 4 i farger. 1 tabell. Orig. pergamentryggbd.. Schiötz 905b *. "Large paper copy" (édition de luxe) med nytt tittelblad og 1 ekstra plansje. Fint eks

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        MANUSCRIT AUTOGRAPHE HISTOIRES DE MOMIES (Conte pour les Bibliophiles)

      chez Quantin à Paris dans le volume 1895 - UNIQUE MANUSCRIT AUTOGRAPHE PAR OCTAVE UZANNE sans date (probablement 1894 ou un peu avant) HISTOIRES DE MOMIES (Conte pour les Bibliophiles) sera publié en 1895 chez Quantin à Paris dans le volume CONTES POUR LES BIBLIOPHILES 12 feuillets environ 28 x 22 cm (le premier feuillet est plus long et replié) Autographe à l'encre noire, d'une écriture serrée mais tout à fait lisible. Quelques corrections. VOIR PHOTOS ON JOINT : HISTORY OF THE MUMMIES by Octave UZANNE (translated from the french by an anonymous) 16 pages dactylographiées à l'encre violette. Sans date. Avant 1895 et la publication en volume puisqu'il s'agit de la traduction exacte des pages manuscrites décrites précedemment et que ces pages ne sont pas la version définitive imprimée qui est légèrement plus longue à la fin de quelques paragraphes. Cette traduction anglaise semble INÉDITE, nous n'en n'avons trouvé trace nulle part. Sans doute était-il prévu d'en faire une publication dans une revue du type Scribner's Magazine comme pour la Fin des Livres (autre conte publiés dans ce même volume des Contes pour les Bibliophiles). Le tout conservé dans sa chemise cartonnée d'origine avec étiquette dactylographiée. Très bon état de l'ensemble. Complet. Quelques usure à la chemise. VOIR PHOTOS RENSEIGNEMENTS COMPLÉMENTAIRES SUR DEMANDE. ce petit conte pour les bibliophiles raconte une malédiction autour de l'histoire de momies égyptiennes, histoire d'une tête momifiée . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie L'amour qui bouquine]
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        Cabinet Photograph of Rosario Fiducia, a Sicilian Immigrant Lynched in Louisiana

      New Orleans: Robira Portraits. [circa 1895]. Cabinet photograph. Measuring 4.25" x 6.5". Slightly trimmed on one margin, faint ruled lines and some evidence of China white ink, apparently used to prepare a wood engraving or photographic reproduction for a newspaper account, notes in lower margin: "Rosario Fiducia generally known as 'Si Defichi' one of the lynched men, a cousin of the Defattas"; notes on rear, including "Si Defichi - one of the conspirators"; overall a very good, full length image. During the 1890s there were over 1500 lynchings in the South, mostly of blacks, but there were also six incidents of lynchings of Italian immigrants, three of those in Louisiana. As the result of one such incident in 1890, when a New Orleans mob murdered several Italians suspected in the death of a New Orleans Police Superintendent, the Italian government broke off relations with the U.S. and contemplated war. Apparently this is the only known image of Fiducia, a native of Cefalu, Sicily, one of the victims in the last fatal 19th Century anti-immigrant riot in Louisiana, when he was lynched in Madison Parish in 1899, along with the only other four Italian men living in that unincorporated village, all of whom were fruit or vegetable sellers. Fiducia had a small stall near the railroad tracks. According to contemporary newspaper reports, they were "a bad gang" and "they all had bad reputations of being bad and violent men... ." Apparently the lynching was precipitated when one of the Sicilians' goats interrupted the sleep of the local doctor, who shot the goat, precipitating a blood feud. Accompanied by a printout of a long article about the incident. A very interesting artifact of anti-Italian immigration violence in Louisiana. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Fouilles à Dahchour, mars-juin 1894. Avec la collaboration de MM. Berthelot.G. Legrain, G. Jequier, V. Loret, D. Fouquet.

      Vienne, Adolphe Holzhausen, 1895. - In-folio, percaline verte de l’époque, titre doré au dos et au premier plat à encadrement doré, coupes biseautées, tête dorée, VI-165 pp.-[1]f., plus de 280 fig. en noir dans le texte, XL planches in fine, dt 7 en couleurs. Percaline un peu frottée, charnières renforcées. Parfait état intérieur, planches en belle condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Trait d'Union sarl.]
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        Die graphischen Künste der Gegenwart. Ein Führer durch das Buchgewerbe. Herausgegeben von Felix Krais.

      Stuttgart, Felix Krais., 1895 - 241 Seiten, 151 Beilagen (Blätter), 36 Seiten Anzeigen. Seltener Prachtband mit vielen Beispielen der damaligen Buchdruckkunst. Gewicht 4,9 kg. Mit Anzeigen für Buchdruckpressen, Heftmaschinen, Papierfabriken, Schnellpressen, Giessmaschinen usw. Einband stärker berieben und bestossen sowie fleckig, gelockert, Rückenschild beschädigt (2 Einrisse), Kupferplatte aud Vorderdeckel fehlt, 6 Beilage lose und mit Randläsuren, hinterer Vorsatz mit Flüssigkeitsfleck. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 4900 26,0 x 35,5 cm, geprägtes Original-Leinen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ralf Rindle]
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        La Dentelle Russe.

      Leipzig Anton Hiersemann KG, 1895 - 28 S. 80 Lichtdrucktafeln. Histoire, Technique, Statistique. Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 3000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Versandbuchhandlung Kurt Götz]
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        Late-19th and Early-20th Century Theatre Records and Scrap Books, Kept by a Young Woman in Brooklyn, New York

      New York, November 1895 - February 1907. Hardcover. Very Good. Four volumes, containing the compiler's handwritten notes, as well as tipped-on theatre ephemera (programmes, portraits of the actors). VOLUME 1: Mottled black cloth over boards; 287x216mm; 30 blank cardstock leaves, full, recto and verso, with tipped-on programmes, alongside Luther's handwritten notes (usually the name of the theatre, the date, and who accompanied her). Boards detached, and numerous leaves loose; leaves brittle, and lightly chipped and torn along the edges. /// The remaining volumes are uniform in format (tho not binding material); boards, "Theatre Record" stamped in gilt on upper board; 229x180mm; 81 leaves, numbered on the recto only, with printed headings (programme, picture) and fields (play, theatre, date, accompanied by, seats, impressions of the play, criticism of the performance, criticism of individual actors), filled in by the compiler in a tidy, cursive hand, with tipped-on programmes and portraits of the actors. Nearly every heading has a piece of ephemera; nearly every field has an entry. /// (Condition, briefly.) VOLUME 2: Red morocco. Scuffed along joints and edges. VOLUME 3: Brown morocco. Backstrip perished; boards scuffed along the edges. VOLUME 4: Red cloth. Joints frayed; binding shaken and a few leaves loose. Clearly the work of a devoted fan of the theatre, a treasure trove of hundreds of programmes and images, enhanced by the observations of the compiler, Phoebe Andrews Luther of Carroll Street, in Brooklyn. Luther visits theatres all over the New York City area, including the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Montauk Theatre, Garrick Teahtre (Manhattan), Daly's Theatre (Manhattan), Empire Theatre, Knickerbocker, Lyceum, Broadway Theatre (41 St., Manhattan), Belasco Theatre, Metropolitan Opera House, and others. She sees and (observes) Wagner's "Lohengrin" (Mme. Nordica, Mme. Schumann-Heink and Mr. Bispham left nothing to be desired either as to their singing or as to their acting. Mr. Dippel has a beautiful voice but is nothing of an actor, though he looked Lohengrin to perfection); Shakespeare's "Midsummer Night's Dream" (Helen Burns as Bottom was irresistibly funny); "If I Were King" (One of the best plays I've seen); "Rip Van Winkle" (Joseph Jefferson was as fine as ever, though he does look very old now); and many, many others. Actors include John Drew, Ethel Barrymore, Maude Adams, Viola Allen, Richard Edeson, William Faversham, Francis Hodgson Burnett, Lawrance d'Orsay, Eleanor Robson, amongst others.

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        Geschichte des Großherzoglich Mecklenburgischen Grenadier-Regiments Nr. 89

       Stiller´sche Hofbuchhandl., Schwerin, 1895. 635 S. mit zahlr. Tafeln, darunter 3 farbige, lithographierte Uniformtafeln, zahlreichen Karten u. 1 mehrfach gefalt. Karte im Anhang., Halbleinen der Zeit/Rücken mit in Gold geprägtem Titel - Freiherr von Langermann u. Erlenkamp war Hauptmann u. Flügel-Adjudant Seiner Königlichen Hoheit des Großherzogs von Mecklenburg-Schwerin, von Voigts-Rhetz war Hauptmann im General-Stabe des 7. Armee-Korps - Versand D: 5,90 EUR Regimentsgeschichte

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        Wild Animal Stories. A Novel Panorama Picture Book.

      Nister, London o. J. (um 1895). Printed in Bavaria. Nr. 867. With an introduction by C. Manville Fenn. 14 nn. Bl. mit Text und 6 chromolithographierten Tafeln. 27,5:36.5 cm. OHalbleinen mit chromolithogr. Deckelillustration. Einband etwas berieben und gedunkelt, Kanten und Ecken beschabt, Schulprämienetikett auf Innenspiegel, fl. Vorsatz gebräunt und etwas geknittert, Seiten leicht fingerfleckig. Die Tafeln in kräftigen Farben mit den wesentlichen Funktionen. Schönes seltenes Expl. Versand D: 8,00 EUR

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        Les Maîtres de l'Affiche, 1895-1900.

      KLEURRIJK BEELD VAN DE BELLE ÉPOQUEAffiches uit de Belle Époque op klein formaat. Uit Les Maîtres de l'Affiche: publication mensuelle contenant la reproduction des plus belles affiches illustrées des grands artistes, français et étrangers. Lithografieën in kleur vervaardigd tussen 1895-1900.Rond het jaar 1890 waren gelithografeerde affiches op groot formaat een opkomend fenomeen en hét nieuwe medium om ophanden zijnde voorstellingen in het theater, het circus, dansvoorstellingen en het variété 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 Époque.De bakermat voor deze nieuwe rage lag zonder twijfel in Parijs, waar Jules Chéret zich als de ware meester van deze nieuwe kunst ontpopte, zowel zijn ontwerpen als de gebruikte techniek waren génial.Op de wereldtentoonstelling van 1889 werd Jules Chéret geëerd 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 Chéret in samenwerking met Impremerie Chaix de serie publicaties van 'Les Maîtres 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 Maîtres 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 Maîtres 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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        Mischtechnik \" Große Tanne \".

       Schöne Studie einer großen Tanne mit Felsblöcken und einer Person rechts ( vielleicht Georg Hacker selbst ). Rechts unten signiert mit \" G.Hacker 1895 \" sowie unleserlich bezeichnet. Maße ( Höhe x Breite ): 45 x 31,5 cm. Offenbar in Tusche oder Aquarell mit Ölkreide und Bleistift ausgeführt. Mit Erhaltungsmängeln: Einige kleinere Randeinrisse sowie ein 5cm langer Einriß am Bildrand link, obere Kante mit Läsionen, untere Ecke rechts beschädigt ( kleiner Abriß ), sowie übrige Ecken geknickt. Bild gering fleckig. ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) ( Literatur: Thieme-Becker \" Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler, Leipzig 1922, Band 15, S. 410 \" : \" Maler in Düsseldorf, geb. 8.8.1865 in Dessau. Als Schüler Max Brückners erlernte er in Coburg die Theatermalerei und begleitete das Meininger Hoftheater auf dessen Auslandsreisen. Nach der Auflösung dieser Bühne kam Hacker als Lehrer für dekorative Malerei nach Straßburg im Elsaß an die neubegründete Kunstgewerbeschule, 1896 an das Stadttheater in Düsseldorf...Seine dekorative Malerei, die das Landschaftliche bevorzugt, fand viel Anerkennung, besonders die Festspieldekoration des Rheinischen Goethevereins. In Straßburg rührt von Hacker die Ausmalung des Zoologischen Instituts der Universität her. Mit flottgemalten Landschaftsbildern realistischer Art ist Hacker vielfach auf Ausstellungen, besonders in Düsseldorf, vertreten. \" Biographische Angaben: 1865: Hacker wurde am 8. August 1865 in Dessau als Sohn des Kammersängers Adolf Hacker und dessen Gattin Pauline, geb. Zschiesche, einer bedeutenden und berühmten Opernsängerin geboren.1882-1887: Eintritt in das Atelier der Prof. Gebr. Brückner in Coburg wo er die Technik der Theatermalerei erlernt und zum Lieblingsschüler Prof. Brückners avanciert, der damals für Bayreuth Wagners Parsifal ausstattet und für die Meininger unter Herzog Georgs Führung seine berühmten Ausstattungen schuf. 1887-1890: Von Herzog Georg II. an das Hoftheater in Meiningen berufen - Teilnahme an vielen Gastspielreisen. 1890-1896: Berufung nach Straßburg. 1893: Als Stipendiat der Stadt Straßburg nach Chicago zur Weltausstellung entsandt. 1896-1945: Mitglied des Künstlervereins \" Düsseldorfer Malkasten \", lange Jahre dort im Vorstand tätig. 1896-1899: Berufung an das Stadttheater in Düsseldorf. Schaffung zahlreicher Ausstattungen ( u.a. für die Festspiele des rheinischen Goethevereins ). 1904: Der Kunstverein erwirbt seine \" Eifellandschaft \". 1906: Ankauf des Aquarells \"Eifelhöhe mit Schafen\" durch Kaiser Wilhelm II. 1905: Festausschmückung Berlins zur Kronprinzenhochzeit.1907-1909: Leiter des Ausstattungswesens an der \" Bühne \". 1910: Verleihung der Goldenen Medaille für Kunst und Wissenschaft. 1914-1916:Teilnahme am Ersten Weltkrieg.1919: Lehrer für Bühnenmalerei an der Staatlichen Kunstakademie in Düsseldorf. 1927-1936: Zweite Amerikafahrt: Ausmalung einer großen Maschinenfabrik in Reading, P.A., sowie weitere Reisen ins In- und Ausland mit Planung und Ausführung verschiedenster Arbeiten und Aufträge. 1936: Bildausschmückung des Wartesaals III. Klasse im Düsseldorfer Hauptbahnhof ( im Zweiten Weltkrieg zerstört ). 1938: Eingangshalle des Duisburger Hauptbahnhofes. 1940: 3 große Dioramen für das Naturkunde-Museum der Stadt Dortmund. 1945: Am 5.12. Tod in Düsseldorf. Bis kurz vor seinem Tode beschäftigte ihn der Plan den Keller des im Krieg zerstörten \" Düsseldorfer Malkastens \" mit Fresken auszumalen um den Künstlern des Düsseldorfer Malkastens eine neue würdige Bleibe zu schaffen. ( 1968: Große Einzelausstellung im Stadtmuseum Düsseldorf *Palais Spee* / 1973: Große Verkaufsausstellung Galerie Paffrath, Düsseldorf, Königsallee 46 ). Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Hacker, Georg Hacker, Düsseldorf, Düsseldorfer Malerschule, Düsseldorfer Malkasten, Malkasten, Tanne

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        Der Sohn des Bärenjägers 2. Aufl.

      Stuttgart, Union Deutsche Verlagsgesellschaft, 1895., Der Sohn des Bärenjägers von Carl May, mit 16 Tondruckbildern (von Karl Weigand) zweite Auflage, hrsg. Stuttgart, Union-Deutsche Verlagsgesellschaft, o.J. (1895), OT: Die Helden des Westens von Carl May, I. Der Sohn des Bärenjägers, ZT. Zweiter Teil. Der Geist de Llano estakata (S.245, unpag.), 448 S, 8°, roter illustr. Hlwd (Rücken fachgem. unter Verwendung d. Original-Rückens ersetzt), komplett m. allen Illustrationen. Plaul 218.2, sehr schöner Zustand, sehr rare u. gesuchte Ausgabe! Best.Nr.18635 Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Le chemin de Paradis

      - Paris, Calmann-Lévy, 1895 (imprimé en 1894) In-12, XXXII-327pp. Très rare édition originale du premier livre de Maurras, qui avait déjà publié deux brochures. Ce premier livre avait en tête un poème d¿Anatole France dédié à Charles Maurras, les deux écrivains s¿étant liés d¿amitié depuis une dizaine d¿années. Cette édition originale, en plus d¿être rarissime, est la seule à contenir certains passages qui ont été enlevés dans la seconde édition, publiée de 1922. Maurras ayant évolué depuis la parution de cet ouvrage, il en a enlevé les passages qui n¿allaient plus avec la pensée qu¿il avait développée. Très bel état, 2 petites déchirures à la couverture (un petit manque), quelques rousseurs. Très bon texte littéraire et non politique. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Prince Zaleski

      London John Lane 1895. 8vo. 163pp. + 24 pages of ads in two booklets, because John Lane wouldn't want you to run out of books. Bound in publisher's vivid purple cloth, titled and decorated in white and gilt to spine and boards, decorations courtesy of Aubrey "So pale and interesting I make Keats look like an Australian rugby player" Beardsley. Faded to spine and with some sunning to extremities, which is what you get when your fin-de-siecle sensibilities are so keenly developed they drive you to bind books in delicate purple cloth; I am reasonably certain that the publisher in question could have turned his head slightly to the left, taken in the appearance of his first edition of The Moonstone, nestled next to Darwin's Cutivation of Orchids and thought "Hmm, maybe we'll go with a nice navy blue, perhaps mauve is not the way!" Unfortunately it was not to be, which is why title number VII in the beautiful and aesthetically pleasing Keynotes Series is usually found looking like it has recently been on a journey to the heart of the sun. This copy is better than most, strong tight and handsome despite the fading, a very good copy. Internally clean, light offsetting to the flyleaf and a couple of pencil notes to the effect that this is Queen's Quorum 19...and the word "bedroom" which considering both Shiel, Beardsley and indeed their target audiences could be anything from an imperative, to a reminder where they left the opium.#A much sought after collection of tales featuring the exorbitantly jaded Count, lurking in his mansion occasionally dragging himself away from the hashish for long enough to solve a mystery or two from the comfort of his ottoman. Awesome.###

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        Celebrated crimes. Translated by I.G. Burnham . Illustrated with photogravures after original drawings by De Los Rios, Prodhomme , Wagrez etc. 8 volumes . LARGE PAPER EDITION. Nr. 15 of only 25 copies.

      London: H.S. Nichols 1895 8°. 277, 276, 274, 257, 264, 280, 266, 311 S. Braune Orig.-Ganzmaroquinbände auf 5 Bünden mit reicher Rückenvergoldung, Deckelfileten, Innenkantenvergoldung sowie Kopfgoldschnitt. Fine copy of the first edition, complete in eight volumes. Large Paper Japan Library Edition, printed throughout upon stout Japanese vellum , all photogravures in two states. Full brown morocco-binding . Some very minor traces of age, occasionally some very minor rubbing, apart from that a very decorative and clean set. One of only 25 numbered copies . Versand D: 6,00 EUR Französische Literatur, Englische Literatur, Schöne Einbände , Bibliophile Ausgaben

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        The Battles between Japan and China. An Artistic Production of Japanese Colored Paintings by Kwason Suzuki. Vol. I = Seoul.

      Shun-Yo-Do (The Publishery, No. 5, Tori Shiehome, Nihonbashi)., Tokyo, Japan, 1895 - Korea - Tokyo, Japan, Shun-Yo-Do (The Publishery, No. 5, Tori Shiehome, Nihonbashi). (1895). 8vo. Title page, 16 pages of explanations in Japanese plus 12 colored (some double-page) illustrations. Contents: 1.The Night View of Fusan 2.The Japanese troops landing at Chemulpo 3.The King's Father who became the Prime Minister of the Corea afterwards. 4. The Insurrection between Japanese and Corean Soldiers at Seoul Castle on the 23rd July 1894. The King's Father accompanied by Minister Otori entered the castle after the defeat of Corean soldiers headed by Min Young Chun,a China Party. 5.The Corean Soldiers flying out of the castle. 6. The Corean Soldiers could fire no Guns before the Japanese overwhelmed them 7.The Japanese Army entered into the Palace. 8.The Japanese army guarding the King at this palace. The centre is the main gate to the Palace - The Houses at its both sides are the government buildings. 9.The Queen in her sorrow that her family, the Chinese Party, having been driven out of their offices. 10.The Min's Family all arrested on account of having incorporated with Chinese. 11. Corean Costumes: A lowre Class, Peasant Boy, Soldiers, Water Seller,Merchants, Official in his full dress - An Official in his Religious Dress. An Officer in his Uniform, Dancing Girl, A School Master. A Woman going to washing clothes, Boys playing. 12.Yuen Sei Kai, the Chinese Minister to Corea-Escaping secretly out of Corea. - Extremely rare material on Corea. - An Artistic Production of Japan Colored Paintings. illustrierte Bücher, illustrated books; bibliophile Ausgaben; japanische Kunst, japanische Buchkunst; Korea, Corea Japanese style binding (colored front-cover).

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        Guestbook of the Artis Museum in Wörishofen, Germany. The Artis Museum was a business event location where concerts, expositions and theater plays were held. The facility was opened in 1895 due to the increasing flow of visitors who came for the teachings and theraputic treatments of Sebastian Kneipp. Sebastian Kneipp 1821-1897, was a Dominican Priest and one of the founders of modern naturopathy, a system of medicine that harnesses the body's own healing powers to cure diseases. His Kneipp Kur (Kneipp cure) became very popular and many guests and patients came to Wörishofen to experience the cure, among which many prominent figures. The first entry in the guestbook is from Kneipp himself, on the first page he wrote Alle Gewässer der Erde loben den Herrn (All waters of the earth praise God), signed with his signature. The following 42 pages bear the signatures of visitors which attended the Artis Museum from 1895-1897, among which, Erzherzog Joseph, Erzherzog Joseph August, Erzherzogin Auguste von Österreich, Graf Gyula von Széchenyi, Joseph Zakrzewski, Marie Adelgonde, Henri de Bourbon, Antoinette Prinzessin von Isenburg, Luise Marquise Gandolfi di Gazelli, Prince Alfred de Croy, Ottilie Gräfin Wurmbrandt, Marques de la Romana, Duca and Duchesse di Parma, Adelaide and Beatrice di Borbone Principessa di Parma, Maria Theresia Erzherzogin von Österreich Infantin von Portugal, Elisabeth Erzherzogin von Österreich, Herzog Don Miguel, Herzogin von Braganca and many more. One page stands out and bears the signatures of the attendants of the 18th birthday of Grafin Margaretha Wratislav in 1895, the attendants came from the Netherlands, Hungary, Austria, Norway, Russia, Serbia, Czechia (Bohemia) and Germany (Bavaria). The signatures are accompanied by handpainted flags of the different countries and regions. The last 14 written pages bear signatures dating from 1936-1971, signed Den Haag, the Netherlands. A very unique collection of autographs in a beautiful binding.

      Wörishofen 1895-1971. 125 folia. (text on 28 folia) Contemporary Vellum with 6 raised bands, 8 corner-pieces and 2 clasps, Folio H. 42 x L. 32 x W. 4,5 cm.

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        L'île à hélice

      Hetzel 1895 - - Hetzel, Paris 1895, Grd. in-8 (18x28cm), 423pp., relié. - Edition originale illustrée de 80 dessins par Benett et 12 hors-texte en couleurs. Catalogue D pour 1895 attestant de la première édition. Cartonnage d'éditeur dit "Au portrait collé". Plaque signée Lenègre sur l'ancre. Lenègre et cie en queue du dos. très belle plaque supérieure, un petit grattement dans le portrait. Une petite trace blanchâtre en bordure basse. Coins à peine frottés. Dos aux ors bien marqués, mais coiffes affaissées. On remarquera que la vignette au phare n'est plus bleu ciel mais bleu nuit. Second plat bien, mais une tache sombre. Papier remarquablement frais, totalement exempt de rousseurs, très appréciable. Très bel exemplaire, malgré de minimes défauts. Roman de science fiction dans lequel une île contenant toute une ville, est propulsée par des hélices. Les protagonistes sont un quatuor de musiciens, permettant à Verne de transmettre son amour de la musique. On y lit plusieurs remarques acerbes sur wagner. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] 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. 423pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Life of Thomas Stothard, R.A. with Personal Reminiscences

      Privately Illustrated, New York 1895 - First edition, with extra-illustrations added and new title-pages supplied. Text inlaid. 2 vols. Folio. 200 Extra-Illustrations. Wonderfully extra-illustrated with over 200 exceptional examples from Stothard's work Don Quixote, Bell's Shakespeare, etc. Most of the plate are inlaid, several are large fold-out. Also three paltes on India paper tipped on to large leaf and laid in A fine collection. Later brown cloth. Fine some minor foxing First edition, with extra-illustrations added and new title-pages supplied. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Life of Thomas Stothard, R A with Personal Reminiscences

      New York: Privately Illustrated, 1895. First edition, with extra-illustrations added and new title-pages supplied. Text inlaid. 2 vols. Folio. Later brown cloth. Fine some minor foxing. First edition, with extra-illustrations added and new title-pages supplied. Text inlaid. 2 vols. Folio. 200 Extra-Illustrations. Wonderfully extra-illustrated with over 200 exceptional examples from Stothard's work Don Quixote, Bell's Shakespeare, etc. Most of the plate are inlaid, several are large fold-out. Also three paltes on India paper tipped on to large leaf and laid in A fine collection.

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        The Black Riders and Other Lines

      Boston: Copeland and Day,, 1895. 12mo. Publisher's binding (signed by Dudley & Hodge) of grey paper over boards, black titles, and an art-nouveau orchid design to both sides. With the original unprinted dust wrapper. Covers faintly spotted, front joint splitting from the bottom, small split to spine from the head, mild foxing to edges and some leaves; a very good copy in the creased jacket with small splits at the corners and some loss to tail. First edition, first printing; one of 500 copies of this first book of poems by writer Stephen Crane (1871-1900), who is more generally noted for novels such as his acclaimed Civil War tale The Red Badge of Courage, published in the same year as this collection. Crane was a prolific writer of poetry, though only in private at first, writing five or six poems a day. In 1894 he showed some of these to American writer Hamlin Garland (to whom his book is dedicated), who read them "with growing wonder". With Garland's encouragement, Crane secured publication from Copeland & Day, though not without a struggle which delayed publication until around the same time as The Red Badge of Courage, Crane's verses being highly unconventional for the time in their lack of any consistent rhyme or metre. In this, and in their spiritual scope, the verses share something with Blake, and also, in sentiment, something with Beaudelaire, being bred from a sort of vicious piety. Perhaps the best in the collection is: "In the desert / I saw a creature, naked, bestial, / who, squatting upon the ground, / held his heart in his hands, and ate of it. / I said, "Is it good, friend?" / "It is bitter- bitter," he answered; / "But I like it / because it is bitter, / and because it is my heart." There is some bibliographical debate as to whether The Black Riders was published just before or just after The Red Badge of Courage; Stallman cites broken type and an April 1896 advertisement in The Bookman to support his claim that this issue appeared on the heels of The Red Badge of Courage, Joe Kraus, in his bibliography of Copeland and Day, locates page proofs dated March, 1895, putting it before. If the latter is so, then as well as being Crane's first poetry collection, it is also his second published book and the first book published under his own name, following his pseudonymously published first book, Maggie.

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        COLORADO: A Collection of Twenty-Two Original Cabinet Photographs of the Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway].

      1895 - Colorado Springs, ca. 1895. Twenty-two albumen cabinet photographs mounted on original heavy card stock, each ca. 19x11 cm (7 ½ x 4 ½ in), fourteen stamped W.E. Hook on verso, four J.G. Hiestand, two U.S. Signal Station and two unmarked. Some very mild fading of some images, but overall a very good collection of sharp images. "The Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway is a cog railway, "climbing the well-known mountain Pikes Peak. The base station is in Manitou Springs, Colorado near Colorado Springs. The railway is the highest in North America by a considerable margin. It was built and is operated solely for the tourist trade. The railway was started by Zalmon G. Simmons, inventor and founder of the Simmons Beauty Rest Mattress Company. The company was founded in 1889 and limited service to the Halfway House Hotel was started in 1890. The summit was reached the following year" (Wikipedia). The views in this collection document the early years of operation of the railway and include: Minnie-ha-ha Falls, Pike's Peak Trail; Green Mountain Falls; The Three Lower Falls, Cheyenne Canon; Royal Gorge; Mother Grundy, Garden of the Gods; Pike's Peak Railroad, Gravel Slide; Devil's Punch Bowl, Glen Eyrie; Seven Falls, Cheyenne Canon; Silver Cascades, North Cheyenne Canon; Pike's Peak from Mt. Eleanor; Gateway, Garden of the Gods; Manitou Springs, Colorado; Summit of Pike's Peak, Rose Emma Falls; The Loop C.C.R.R., Georgetown Colorado; The Peak from Pilot Knob; Above Timber Line; Looking Down from Timber-Line etc. In April 1885, Hook established a photography studio in Manitou Springs, Colorado., Over the years, Hook specialized in marketing landscape views of Colorado to tourists., [Hook] also operated a boarding house for tourists until 1890, when the construction and operations associated with the Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway - a steep grade railway from Manitou Springs to the summit of Pikes Peak - prompted the family to relocate to Colorado Springs" (Yale Library online). Hiestand "was well known for his photography of the Pikes Peak area, [and] was the official photographer for the Manitou and Pikes Peak Railway" (The Mineralogical Record online).

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        Meyers Konversations-Lexikon 5.Auflage Lichtherz (III), 21 Bände

      Bibliographisches Institut 1895-1901, Leipzig und Wien - Prachtausgabe von Lichtherz, Grossmann & Cie, Cöln a. Rh. Meyers Konversations-Lexikon. Fünfte gänzlich neubearbeitete Auflage. Alle 21 Bände: Grundwerk in 17 Bänden (A-Z), Ergänzungsband & die drei Jahressupplemente. Leipzig und Wien, Bibliographisches Institut, 1895-1897 (Neuer Abdruck) sowie Band 18-21 (1898-1901). Eine der schönsten Einbandvarianten der 5.Auflage; dekorativ eingebunden. Original-Halbledereinbände mit reichen goldgeprägten Verzierungen, Deckel ebenfalls mit Goldprägungen, Pfauenbuchschnitt; illustrierte Vorsätze. Lexikonformat ca. 25 x 17 cm. Wie auch den 22 Originalbildern zu entnehmen, die dekorativen Buchrücken in harmonischer Ansicht; der Goldauftrag noch beeindruckend glänzend. Buchecken bestoßen, Einband gering berieben, untere Buchdeckelkanten etwas mehr. Der Pfauenbuchschnitt gedunkelt. Die Buchdeckel sind sehr gut erhalten; hier erwähnenswert: der helle Papierbezug der Deckel bei den letzten drei Bänden von beige bis hellbraun gedunkelt. Bei mehreren Buchrücken gibt es Auffälligkeiten: sechs Rücken sind entweder abgeflacht oder wellen sich etwas; ein Außengelenk mit ca. 4 cm Einriss; eine Kante mit zwei ganz kleinen Einrissen; bei sieben Rückenkanten wurden Einrisse geklebt & von innen verstärkt. Die Bücher haben keinen unangenehmen Geruch. Keine fehlenden oder losen Seiten. Die Abbildungen & Karten überzeugen durch ihre ausgezeichnete Erhaltung; keine der sonst so oft üblichen Beschädigungen. Seiten mit unterschiedlich verteilter Fleckigkeit. Mal gar keine Flecken, mal ein wenig, mal stärker - hauptsächlich auf den vorderen & hinteren Seiten (die Bilder 11-21 zeigen einen repräsentativen Querschnitt). Zwei Seiten am Rand mit einem Einriss, ein Einriss wurde mit Tesa geklebt. Eine Tafel & Seite ein Stück gelockert. Bei einem Vorsatzpapier ein Fehlstück (s. Bild 22 in der Galerie). 55000 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Almayer's Folly

      London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1895 - First Edition; first issue of Conrad's first book. The top and bottom of the spine cloth have been slightly strengthened, else very good or slightly better. In a custom cloth clamshell box. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        "A flying trip to the tropics. A record of an ornithological visit to the United States of Colombia, South America, and to the island of Curaçao, West Indies, in the year 1892."

      Cambridge: Riverside Press. 1895. "First edition, 8vo, pp. x, 194; chromolithographic frontispiece and 3 chromolithograph plates (all of ornithological subjects) after Keulemans, double-page tinted lithograph map, folding hand-colored map, many illustrations in the text, some full-page; a fine, bright copy in original pictorial green cloth stamped in silver and black, the silver untarnished, t.e.g. Natural history in the Caribbean and South America. American Traveller Abroad, R-48: ""The author was a lifelong soldier and educator, at Harvard and the US Military Academy, who combined his profession with his interest in natural history. This is the account of a trip to the tropics to collect ornithological specimens in 1892. It is interestingly told, with many photographs and illustrations and with observations of the people as well. A good bibliography is given on Colombia and Curaçao."""

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        L'île à hélice

      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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        Four volumes from the personal library of Clinton Dent, comprising two bound volumes of pamphlets, an album containing two posters for lectures by Dent, newspaper cuttings, programmes, and a copy of Martin Conway’s The Alps from End to End (first edition).

      - Pamphlets: Two volumes numbered VI and VIII to the spines, containing 12 offprints, 13 booklets and 6 extracts (thirty-one items in all), several with plates or maps, occasional browning, generally in good order, bound for the most part with the original wrappers in contemporary buckram with contrasting lettering pieces, bookplate of Dent at front of each volume. Album: 140pp., comprising numerous newspaper cuttings, 2 posters for lectures by Dent on mountaineering, and 6 programmes for theatrical or musical evenings, bound in contemporary half morocco, rubbed, Dent’s bookplate at front. Conway, William Martin. The Alps from End to End. Westminster: Archibald Constable, 1895. First edition. 8vo. pp. xii, 403; frontis. and numerous plates after originals by A. D. M’Cormick; minor age-toning, else good in the original buckram-backed cloth, gilt, t.e.g, minor wear to head of spine and to rear board, Dent’s bookplate at front. Clinton Thomas Dent (1850-1912) made important ascents in the Alps and the Caucasus during the period known as the silver age of Alpinism. He made the first ascent of the Aiguille du Dru in 1878, and eight years later climbed Gestola in the Caucasus with W. F. Donkin. He was president of the Alpine Club from 1886 to 1889, and often lectured on mountaineering and related themes. He also followed a career in medicine, and became the Senior Surgeon at St. George’s Hospital, and Chief Surgeon to the Metropolitan Police. The present four volumes from Dent’s library contain materials relating to his many interests. The bound volumes of pamphlets include offprints and booklets presented to Dent by prominent mountaineers of the day: Vittorio Sella, Douglas Freshfield, Arthur Harper (inscribed by Harper). Also present are two catalogues of mountain paintings for exhibitions at London galleries, one with a preface by Dent and Freshfield, and a history of the Caucasus Museum printed in German in Tiflis with a covering letter from the author to Dent. Other content relates to Dent’s career as surgeon, including addresses given at St. George’s Hospital , or papers such as Robert Bowles’s Sunburn on the Alps (1890). The extracts mostly offer reviews or articles by Dent himself, including his essay ‘Can Mount Everest be Ascended?’, and a book review of Conway’s The Alps from End to End. The accompanying album, presumably compiled by Dent himself, contains numerous newspaper cuttings on miscellaneous subjects, including mountaineering, the Boat race, a letter from Charles L. Dodgson (Lewis Carroll), the British Association, politics, medicine, the British North Borneo Company (with a copy of their bookplate pasted in; a relative, Alfred Dent, was a director), obituaries of e.g. Darwin, and much else; several of the items were written by Dent. The programmes contain details of theatrical and musical performances that include members of the Dent family, and the two posters advertise Dent’s lectures, one from 1872. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1895 - 1895 Wisden Rebound Like Hardbacks , Special.

      1895. Hi and Welcome to our Store. We have sold many rare Wisdens through WisdenAuction so we are listing a few more spare early hardbacks and a full run of 1897-1948 in hardback, please enjoy them. -------------------------------------------------------------------- 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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        THE WESSEX NOVELS (all 18 volumes) + WESSEX POEMS

      1895. London: (first 17 volumes) Osgood, McIlvaine & Co.; (18th volume) Macmillan and Co., 1895-1913. Plus: WESSEX POEMS and Other Verses. With Thirty Illustrations by the Author. London: Harper & Brothers, 1898. [Together, 19 volumes.] Original dark blue-green cloth with front cover monogram device in gilt. First Uniform and Complete Edition of Hardy's prose -- including three first editions (four including WESSEX POEMS). Osgood McIlvaine produced the original sixteen volumes, containing all of Hardy's fiction written until then, individually during the years 1895-1896; his last novel, JUDE THE OBSCURE, first came out during those two years, so that first edition was published as Vol. VIII of these volumes. (Due to the outcry over the daring subject matter in Hardy's last novels, he would write no more fiction; for the 32 years of his life remaining after JUDE, he would write only verse.) Subsequent to the first 16 volumes, two collections of previously-unpublished fiction, THE WELL-BELOVED (1897) and A CHANGED MAN (1913) came out -- the latter by Macmillan -- so these two were first published as the final volumes in this series, Vols XVII and XVIII.~Even the volumes that are not first editions are very important:~Osgood, McIlvaine's edition is an important one. The text of every novel was thoroughly and carefully revised, the topography (names and distances) corrected where necessary, chapters frequently retitled, and much rewriting done. In addition Hardy prepared a special preface for each volume (prefaces which have a peculiar interest when read consecutively as the work of 1895-96)... [Purdy]~Thus the Wessex Novels consitutes the definitive edition of Hardy's fiction -- the version of each novel as he ultimately wished it to endure. (All but JUDE had originally appeared as two- or three-volume novels, when the format and even the content were dictated by the lending libraries that would buy up most of the copies of authors' first editions.)~Each volume also includes a frontispiece by H. Macbeth-Raeburn, as well as the ubiquitous Map of Wessex.~Also included with this set is a copy of the first edition of Hardy's first volume of verse, WESSEX POEMS; though published by Harper in 1898, it was put up in the same binding as the recently-published Wessex Novels. It is noteworthy not only because it is the first volume of the genre that would dominate his final decades -- verse -- but also because it includes 30 of Hardy's own illustrations, which clearly demonstrate his long-earlier training in architectural drafting.~Note: the volume WESSEX TALES bears on the front paste-down a "From the Author" leaf, which is signed (and dated 27 March 1897) by Hardy's Dorset friend Thomas Perkins, who had been headmaster of the Shaftesbury Grammar School and in the 1890s was rector of the North Dorset village of Turnworth (Turnworth House was "Hintock House" in Hardy's THE WOODLANDERS, and during these years Hardy would ride on his Rover Cob bicycle to that grand hall to give talks); an avid amateur photographer, Perkins was very interested in Dorset history, especially its architecture, and at the time of his death in 1907 he was writing MEMORIALS OF OLD DORSET.~As for condition, this is a remarkable set. A couple of volumes have subtle repair at the spine ends, and one volume lacks its front free endpaper, but all of the other volumes (including all four first editions) are just about FINE. It is worth pointing out that in this desirable condition, the value of just two of the first editions, JUDE THE OBSCURE and WESSEX POEMS, amounts to about half the value of all 19 volumes' price. Purdy pp 279-282.

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        Konvolut aus drei s/w Originalabzügen, mit eighd. Signatur. Bestehend: zwei s/w Fotografien "Mitzi Krall" (eighd. Bezeichnung auf der Rückseite) [ca. 12,5 x 6,7; ca. 12,2 x 7,4 cm] sowie eine s/w Szenenfotografie [ca. 13,6 x 8,4 cm].

      -, 0, Wien, - Wien, -, o. J. Mit eighd. Signaturen und Prägestempel (4). - Das Szenenfoto hat zudem einen St. a. R. - Trude Fleischmann, (1895 - 1990), stammte aus einem bürgerlichen, assimilierten jüdischen Elternhaus. Nach der Matura studierte sie kurzzeitig Kunst in Paris. Von 1913 bis 1916 absolvierte sie eine Ausbildung in der Graphischen Lehr- und Versuchsanstalt in Wien. Nach einem kurzen Praktikum bei 'Madame d'Ora machte sie ihre Berufsausbildung im Atelier von Hermann Schieberth (1876-1948). Anfang 1920 eröffnete sie ein eigenes Atelier in der Nähe des Wiener Rathauses. Schnell wurde Fleischmann zu einer der gefragtesten Porträtfotografinnen Wiens. In ihrem Atelier machte sie Aufnahmen von zahlreichen bekannten Persönlichkeiten aus Gesellschaft, Kunst und Kultur darunter Peter Altenberg, Gustinus Ambrosi, Alban Berg, Wilhelm Furtwängler, Karl Kraus, Hedy Lamarr, Adolf Loos, Tilly Losch, Alfred Polgar, Max Reinhardt, Schauspieldynastie Thimig, Hilde Wagener, Bruno Walter, Paula Wessely, Grete Wiesenthal und Stefan Zweig. Es entstanden auch Tanz- und Aktaufnahmen. Berühmt wurde Fleischmann mit ihren als skandalös empfundenen Aktfotografien der Tänzerin Claire Bauroff. Ihre Fotografien wurden auch in allen gängigen Magazinen gedruckt, darunter Berliner Illustrirte Zeitung, Die Bühne, Die Dame, Moderne Welt, Wiener Bilder, Wiener Magazin und Wiener Mode. Ab Mitte der 1930er Jahre wandte sie sich auch der Landschafts- und Heimatfotografie zu. Nach dem „Anschluss" Österreichs an das Deutsche Reich gelang Fleischmann mit Hilfe der US-amerikanischen Fotografin Marion Post Wolcott, mit deren Schwester sie in Wien studiert hatte, im September 1938 die Flucht; zunächst nach Paris, dann nach London und schließlich nach New York. 1940 eröffnete sie ein Fotostudio in Manhattan. Auch in ihrer neuen Heimat - 1942 erhielt sie die US-amerikanische Staatsbürgerschaft - fotografierte sie bekannte Künstler und Intellektuelle darunter Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi, Albert Einstein, Otto von Habsburg, Oskar Kokoschka, Lotte Lehmann und Arturo Toscanini. 1969 zog sich Fleischmann aus dem Berufsleben zurück und übersiedelte nach Lugano. 1988 kehrte sie in die USA zurück, wo sie zwei Jahre später starb. (Zitat) Deutsch

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        The Works of Thomas Hardy The Wessex Novels

      London: Osgood, McIlvaine and Co., 1895-6., 1895. 18 vols., octavo. With illustrations. Elegantly bound in recent green half morocco with two red title labels and gilt to spines, green cloth boards, top edges gilt. Some occasional toning, externally fine. An attractive set. FIRST COLLECTED EDITION. Contains three first editions; Jude the Obscure, Well Beloved and A Changed Man. All titles pubblished by McIlvaine, except for A Changed Man, published by Osgood. Purdy [p279-287]

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        Martin Hewitt, Investigator (PRESENTATION COPY)

      Ward, Lock and Bowden 1895. Second edition in illustrated cloth. Queen's Quorum 18. Signed contemporary presentation copy. In original red cloth with titles in gilt and pictorial design. Showing overall wear, rubbing to edges and corners, small area of cloth damage to spine, browning to text block and offsetting of inscription. Still a firmly bound and tight example. 9378. Rare signed.

      [Bookseller: Holybourne Rare Books]
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