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        PAN. Herausgegeben von der Genossenschaft Verlag Pan. Years 1 - 5. [All Published- alles Erschienene]

      Berlin: Pan and Fontane 1895-1900.(). Large 4to. The 5 years in 10 linen bound volumes with the centerpiece of the original paper covers attached to the covers. One of 1100 copies on Kupferdruck (rag) paper. LACKING the original prints, but with all the other illustrations and text. Fine letter press printing with tissue guards throughout. Very good looking set for a collector who has one or more of the original prints, but lacks the actual books from which they were removed. 4 spines foxed. Masterpiece of Jugendstil/art nouveau fine prining.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        THE PEOPLE OF THE MOON: A NOVEL .

      "The Electrician" Printing and Publishing Company, Limited [1895]., London - Octavo, pp. [i-v] vi [vii] viii [1] 2-402 [403: blank] [404: printer's imprint] [405-410: ads], eight inserted plates and illustrations in the text by A. d'Aguilcourt, original pictorial blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in orange and silver, rear panel stamped in orange, white endpapers with floral pattern printed in green, all edges silvered. First edition. "An imaginative science-fantasy romance, with monsters and flying machines galore, of the life and civilization inside the Moon; the manuscript was sent by means of an antigravity missile to Earth for our edification." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 48. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 386. Locke, Voyages in Space 46. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 59. Bleiler (1978), p. 40. Reginald 02748. Cloth stained, mostly edges and rear panel, but a good, tight, internally clean copy. A very scarce book seldom found in nice condition. (#157165) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        Sport in Ladakh. Five Letters from "The Field"

      Horace Cox, London 1895 - A scarce account based on letters which first appeared in "The Field", of the author's five month long hunting trip to Baltistan (northern Pakistan) and Ladakh (India). The author, Sir Frederick Edward Shafto Adair, 4th Baronet (1860-1915), was a graduate of Sandhurst and Captain of the 3rd Batt. Rifle Brigade. He inherited and later sold most of the Adair Irish Ballymena estate to the tenants in 1904; he then lived at Adair Lodge, Aldeburgh (Suffolk).Contents include: A Day with the Ibex; A Day with the Burhel; A Day with the Ovis Ammon; A Day with the Goa; and A Day with the Shapoo, with the author proudly recording the length of the horns of each animal he captured. 4to, 32pp, photographic illus. of various hunting quarry. Orig. aqua gilt pictorial cloth, beveled edges. Slt. dusty & worn at extremes, corner lacking from ffep o/w a very clean copy. OCLC: 29053977. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints, ABAA]
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        1895. Fore-edge painting of Westminster. St. Anselm biography. Prize Binding, Sotheran.

      Macmillan, London 1895 - A fore-edge painting and prize binding of the Westminster school! The biography of Saint Anselm. The device of the Westminster School is displayed in gilt on the front board. The fore-edge painting depicts King William, Saint Anselm and Westminster. The prize binding was won in 1896 by Gulielmus Rutherford. Physical Attributes - Measures 17 x 11.5 x 2.5 cm. Fine binding, leather; signed by H. Sotheran & Co. . Five raised spines with title and author in compartments in gilt and floral decorations in other compartments. Device of school center of front board. All edges gilt (AEG). Fore-edge painting. Condition - See pictures. Mark at top of front board. A little wear at edges. Crack in leather over top-of-spine/endband. Prize plate on paste-down. Several small pencil annotations on blank unpaginated front endpapers. Price on recto of rear endpaper. 850 grams [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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

      Paris: LETOUZEY ET ANE', 1895. rilegato. BUONO. 19 28. 8voll. USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        CANYONS OF THE COLORADO

      Meadville, Pennsylvania: Flood & Vincent (Chatauqua-Century Press), 1895. First Edition. Leather-bound. Near Fine. Thomas Moran, et al.. Large Quarto. (11.75" x 9"). Half-bound Brown Leather over textured cloth boards. Top edge gilt, with all leather junctures double-ruled in gilt. Bright gilt lettering to front board and five-hubbed spine.Recent conservation by a third-generation conservator. This particular copy was ONCE a deaccessioned library copy, but has been masterfully restored to its current, near-fine state by a third-generation conservator/binder. A very few of the preliminary pages show tiny lower corner chips. About this greatly expanded account of (the one-armed) Powell's exploratory voyage and survey along the entire length of The Colorado River, Howes (P-527, p. 465) writes: "The first complete narrative; his earlier reports were largely devoted to scientific data." 400 pp. plus advertisement at rear. 250 illustrations. though reprinted several times in the twentieth-Century, exceedingly rare in this, the first edition. Gorgeous, restored copy of an extremely rare and groundbreaking narrative of pioneer exploration. Powell, heretofore not much inclined to write lengthier pieces, yielded to pressure from Congressmen Garfield to complete the book-length report Explorations of the Colorado River of the West, published in 1875. When issued it included chapters by Harry Thompson, Elliott Coues, and G. Brown Goode, and as well included eighty-one illustrations, some by Thomas Moran. But in 1895, twenty years later, "the publishers Flood & Vincent brought out a [this] new edition which "was now all Powell's book, his final statement on the country he had set out to udnerstand and interpret..." He doubled the number of pages, and included three times the number of illustrations... but the most striking change Powell made...was that he now filled the book with Indians -- Apaches,Navajos, Utes, Paiutes --people who had effectively been erased from [previous] accounts...Even the white man is included in Powell's revised work, though he shows up merely as a cartoon figure desecrating the scene...What Powell seemed to be arguing however, was that it was not enough for Americans to understand or appreciate nature...People belong in our pictures and places..." (A River Running West: The Life of John Wesley Powell, by Donald Worster,Oxford U. Press, NY., 2001, pp. 332-335.).

      [Bookseller: Aardvark Books / Ezra The Bookfinder, AB]
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        Poems on Several Occasions, 2 Volumes

      New York : Dodd, Mead & Company, 1895 Limited Edition, number 26 of 50 signed copies. First Edition, thus. Cloth backed boards with gilt lettered cover and spine, Japan Paper, etchings by Adolphe Lalauze. Plates in two states, each signed by the artist, 2 frontispieces portraits of the author "etched from life" by William Strang. The frontispiece is signed by Austin Dobson and William Strang, and the second portrait is also signed by Strang. Signed by Lalauze 6 times, below each etching--signed vol 1, pages 32, 148, & 250; vol 2 pages 12 20, & 136. In very good condition, with some rubbing to boards, vol 1 with tear along spine, pages clean and unmarked.

      [Bookseller: Idler Fine Books]
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        THE THREE IMPOSTORS OR THE TRANSMUTATIONS .

      John Lane . Boston: Roberts Bros., London 1895 - Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1] 2-290 + 14-page and 16-page publisher's catalogues inserted at rear, first advertising volumes in the "Keynotes" series, second a general catalogue dated 1895, cover and title page design by Aubrey Beardsley, title page printed in orange and black, original pictorial blue cloth, front panel stamped in white, spine panel stamped in white and gold, publisher's device stamped in white on rear panel, all edges untrimmed. Episodic mystery thriller incorporating four weird tales, including "Novel of the Black Seal" and "Novel of the White Powder," considered by Bleiler (1983) to be "among the classics of supernatural literature, beautifully narrated, highly imaginative, thought-provoking, even with a note of humor that is seldom encountered." Barron (ed), Horror Literature 2-59. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1071. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 147. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 714. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 277. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature IV, pp. 1922-25. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-161. Bleiler (1978), p. 130. Reginald 09474. Goldstone & Sweetser 7a. Some tanning to free endpapers, a touch of rubbing to spine ends and corner tips, a bright, nearly fine copy. A sharp copy of an attractive book. (21419) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Seventeen trips through Somaliland. A record of exploration & big game shooting, 1885 to 1893. Being the narrative of several journeys in the hinterland of the Somali Coast Protectorate, dating from the beginning of its administration by Great Britain until the present time with descriptive noyes on the wild fauna of the country.

      Rowland Ward London 1895 - First edition. 8vo., xx, 386pp., frontispiece, 7 plates, 2 folding maps, text illustrations, modern dark blue half calf gilt, an excellent copy. "An excellent game shot, Swayne describes his seventten journeys into Somaliland's interior .An important work of sport and exploration." (Czech). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        Souvenir de la Suisse. Album avec 43 vues photographiques n./bl. grand format.

      Edition Photoglob, Verlag von Schroeder & Cie, Zurich, s.d. vers 1895, - in-folio oblong, (Album 30x40.5). 43 vues photogr. num. (21.5x27 cm), (42 Bl. photogr. Ansichten + 1. Abb. v. Zürich etwas fleckig vorallem im Rand), reliure en toile originale, titre or dans un encadrement decoratif sur le plat dervant. Les 2 plats détachés, reliure usée / Orig. Leinen. Beide Buchdeckel lose, stärkere Gebrauchsspuren. Vues de: 1) Zurich, Fraumünster & die Alpen (516) / 2) Zürich. Vue dep. le Théâtre (2185) / 3) Zürich. Schloss & Alpenquai (1221) / 4) Zürich das Theater (923) / 5) Zürich Tonhalle (2700) / 6) Baden Vue generale (778) / 7) Schloss Habsburg Ct. Aargau (2433) / 8) Die drei Rheinbrücken (511) / 9) Basel St. Jakobsdenkmal (1300) / 10) Schaffhausen. Der Munoth (1832) / 11) Appenzell mit dem Santis (2490) / 12) St. Gallen Unionbank (2231) / 13) Der Wallensee mit dem Glärnisch (1051) / 14) Chur vers le Falkniss (1459) / 15) Pontresina, Vue générale (1491) / 16) Piz Bernina /4052 m.) (1514) / 17) Lucerne et le Pilate (193) / 18) Lucerne von Gütsch aus ges.) (78) / 19) Lucerne, Schweizerhofquai (64) / 20) Lucerne depuis le Schweizerhof (557) / 21) Lucerne Loewendenkmal (322) / 22 Pilatus, die beiden Hôtels (657) / 23) Rigi-Kaltbad et le Pilate (527) / 24) Rigi-Kulm & Panorama des Alpes (2217) / 25) Lugano. Vue générale (452) / 26) Genève (348) / 27) Lausanne (362a) / 28) Montreux et la Dent du Midi (1264) / 29) Vevey (704) / 30) Vevey (664) / 31) Fribourg Vue générale (825) / 32) Neuchâtel. Vue générale (2146) / 33) Bern Palais fédéral (198) / 34) Thoune et les alpes (993) / 35) Oberhofen (183) / 36) Interlaken et la Jungfrau (1097) / 37) Grindelwald. le Village et le Wetterhorn (2070) / 38) Grindelwald (Felsenschlucht) (302) / 39) Grindelwald. Glacier inferieur et Bäregg (630) / 40) Wengernalp & Station (1980) / 41) Wagernalp Eiger & Mönch (1735) / 42) Lauterbrunnen v. l. Schwarze Mönch (1025) / 43) Petite Scheideck (Jungfrau) (250). Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        Poems Chosen out of the Works of Robert Herrick. [Edited by F.S. Ellis].

      [Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press]. 1895. 8vo. Original limp vellum, green silk ties, spine lettered in gilt, edges untrimmed; pp. xiv + [ii] + 296; woodcut title, woodcut border and large initial letters, text printed in red and black in the Golden type; slight creasing to spine, faint traces of ink writing having been erased from rear blank leaf, otherwise a very good copy. 250 copies were printed on Kelmscott hand-made paper.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        Copper Etched Map, Nevada 1895 (12" x 9 3/8")

      Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. 1895 - While the USGS produced copper map from the 1880's to the early 1950's, we can find no evidence of any others showing the Library of Congress as the issuer of this map of Nevada (July 24, 1895), number 38260, showing them holding the copyright. This was the same year Nevada authorized its first public library). We find no reference to this map in OCLC or any of the universities in the West. Unlike the limited issues made much later in Arizona in 1980 of the state's centennial of major mining centers, which were then issued for $650 each to Civil Engineers, this would appear to be an unrecorded copy from 1895. Though it is clearly stated as having been copyrighted by the Library of Congress, it does not appear in their online stated holdings. The map weighs 12.5oz.

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA]
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        Binding, Fine- Frank Garrett] The Sonnets of Shakespear

      G. Napier for Birmingham Guild of Handicraft, Birmingham and London 1895 - Superbly bound by Frank Garrett (signed in rear dentelle) in tan crushed morocco in a pleasing Arts and Craft style with ornate leaf, vine and blossom pattern featuring tudor roses, on both covers and spine, with onlaid green ringlets also appearing on dentelles. A similar binding was exhibited by the Guild of Handicraft in the A&CES exhibition in 1903, and was featured in the 1909 Yearbook of "The Studio". Some rubbing to edges, spotting to covers, and front upper corner bumped; inlaid green dots on spine faded to brown. Scarce.

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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        Kaiser-Walzer - Autograph Musical Quotation

      - Autograph musical quotation from the Austrian composer known as the "Waltz King." He has penned six measures of the first waltz theme from his popular Kaiser-Walzer (Emperor Waltz), op. 437, signed at the foot and dated August 19, 1895. Penned on a small card, mounted on a trimmed album leaf. Several small tears and irregular trimming to the mount; a few small ink blots and light overall toning to the card. Overall in fine condition. 4.5 x 3.5 inches (11.4 x 8.6 cm), mounted to 7 x 4.5 inches (18 x 11.5 cm).Strauss' Kaiser-Walzer was originally titled Hand in Hand and commemorated the August 1889 visit of Austrian emperor Franz Joseph I to the German Kaiser Wilhelm II, an important gesture of friendship between the Austrian and Prussian empires. The waltz was intended for the opening of the Königsbau concert hall in Berlin (on October 19, 1889) but was not performed for the first time until two days later, under the baton of the conductor. A few weeks later, the waltz was heard in Vienna for the first time, to great acclaim. Strauss' publisher, Fritz Simrock, suggested renaming the piece Kaiser-Walzer as a an appeal to the vanity of both the emperors.

      [Bookseller: Schubertiade Music]
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        The Village Watch-Tower

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

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books Pittsburgh PA, ABAA]
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        Les grands spectacles de la nature. LA VIE DE MADAME QUELCONQUE en dix tableaux lithographiés par HERMANN-PAUL

      Chez l'Artiste, Paris 1895 - ONE OF THE UNDISPUTED MASTERPIECES OF 1890s LITHOGRAPHY, a sardonic and desultory (and yet subtly humorous) portrayal (in ten lithographs on fine Chinese paper) of the life of "Madame Whoever", a typical woman of the Parisian bourgeoisie. Each lithograph measures 41 x 31.5 cm. They are loose, as issued, in the original lithographed folder with the series title and the title of the individual lithographs printed on the front cover, which is also numbered in pencil and SIGNED by the artist with his monogram. Housed in a custom-made cloth portfolio. A few professional marginal restorations (invisible with normal light), otherwise FINE AND BRIGHT, with no foxing, tears, or other defects. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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

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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bibliakos / Dr. Ulf Kruse]
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        The Edition Définitive of the Comédie Humaine by Honoré de Balzac now for the first time completely translated into English

      Fifty-Three Volume Set. Edition Definitive of the Comedie Humaine. First complete, unabridged English edition of Balzac's Human Comedy. Printed for Subscribers Only, 1895-1900. Volume I contains the note "Copy Number 105, Bound for Claud Livingston." All volumes octavo, bound in blue-green cloth with tipped-on beige backstrip labels with black and red lettering; red lettering is almost completely faded. Top edges gilt; other edges uncut. Pages show light, uniform toning. Each volume contains four etchings; plates show heavier toning. Volumes are square and reasonably tight, and unmarked. Top edges gilt, other edges uncut. Noticeable bumping, rubbing, and scuffing to all spine ends and some corners and edges. Heavy substantial set. Shipping weight 90 pounds; contact seller for shipping options.Contents: v. 1-11. Parisian life: v. 1-2. The splendors and miseries of courtesans: The way that girls love. How much love costs old men. The end of bad roads. The last incarnation of Vautrin --v. 3-4. The poor relations, first episode: Cousin Bette. Poerre Grassou. The girl with the golden eyes --v. 5. Poor relations, second episode: Cousin Pons --v. 6. History of the thirteen: Ferragus, Chief of the Devorants. La Duchesse de Langeais --v. 7. History of the grandeur and downfall of César Birotteau --v. 8. The civil service. Gaudissarrt II. A prince of Bohemia --v. 9. The house of Nucingen. The secrets of La Princesse de Cadignan. Sarrasine. Facino Cane. A man of business. The involuntary comedians. v. 10-11. The petty bourgeois.v. 12-22. Private life: v. 12. The house of the Cat and Racket. The dance at Sceaux. The purse. The vendetta --v. 13. Memoirs of two young wives --v. 14. Modeste Mignon --v. 15. A start in life. Madame Firmiani. The message. The atheist's mass --v. 16. Albert Savarus. A daughter of Eve --v. 17. The marriage contract. La grenadiere. Gobseck --v. 18. A woman of thirty. The deserted mistress --v. 19. Old Goriot --v. 20. Honorine. Colonel Chabert. The interdiction --v. 21. Beatrix --v. 22. A double family. The peace of the household. A study of woman. Another study of woman. The pretended mistress. v. 23-32. Provincial life: v. 23. Ursule Mirouët --v. 24-25. The celibates: Pierrette. The Curé de Tours. La Rabouilleuse --v. 26. Eugénie Grandet --v. 27. The lily of the valley --v. 28. The illustrious Gaudissart. The muse of the department --v. 29. The old maid. The cabinet of antiquities --v. 30-32. Lost illusions: The two poets. A provincial great man in Paris. The trials of an inventor. v. 33-37. Military and political life: v. 33. The Chouans --v. 34. A passion in the desert. An episode under the reign of terror. A dark affair --v. 35. Z. Marcas. The other side of contemporaneous history, first episode: Madame de la Chanterie; second episode: The novice --v. 36-37. The deputy from Arcis. v. 38-40. Country life: v. 38. The country Doctor --v. 39. The village Curé --v. 40. The peasants. v. 41-49. Philosophic and analytic studies: v. 41. The magic skin --v. 42. Jesus Christ in Flanders. Melmoth converted. The elixir of long life. Seraphita --v. 43. The unknown masterpiece. The Maranas. A seashore drama. The red inn. Master Cornelius --v. 44. Gambara. Massimilla Doni. The accursed child --v. 45. The quest of the absolute --v. 46. Adieu. The conscript. The executioner. The exiles. Louis Lambert --v. 47. Catherine de' Medici --v. 48-49. Physiology of marriage. Petty worries of conjugal life. v. 50-51. The repertory of La comédie humaine of Honoré de Balzac. v. 52-53. Les contes drolatiques.

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        Wanderungen in den Ampezzaner Dolomiten. Zweite Auflage.

      Stuttgart, Leipzig, Berlin, Wien, Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, 1895, - in-4to, 4 Bl. (Titel in Rot u. Schwarz - Widmung - Vorrede ?Sektion Berlin? - Inhaltsverzeichnis) + 136 S. + 37 Tafeln + 1 gef. kol. Karte ?Skizze der Ampezzaner Dolomiten?, vereinzelt etwas fingerfleckig, Originaler grüner Leinenband mit Farbabbildung einer weibliche Kletterin (Wundts Ehefrau: Maud Walters), Gold- und Schwarzdruck auf Rücken und Buchdeckel vorne. Kleinere Gebrauchsspuren, sonst schönes Exemplar. Theodor Wundt unternahm ab 1885 ausgedehnte Touren in den winterlichen Ostalpen (Rätikon, Silvretta und Dolomiten), häufig mit dem Tiroler Bergführer Michael Innerkofler. In den Westalpen wurde das Matterhorn - angeregt durch die Lektüre von Whympers "Berg- und Gletscherfahrten" - zu Wundts Lieblingsberg, den er 1894 zum Ziel seiner Hochzeitsreise, mit derEngländerin Maud Walters, die gleichfalls eine begeisterte Bergsteigerin war, auswählte. Wundts Bedeutung liegt vor allem in seiner Eigenschaft als Photograph der Landschaft des Hochgebirges, wovon einige seiner prachtvoll gestalteten Publikationen zeugen. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Perret 4708; [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        Paesaggio alpino con gruppo di montagne.

      Acquarello su spessa carta martellata, cm 67 x 98 firmato "G. Setti" nell'angolo in basso a sn., e raffigurante, con un'inquadratura ben calibrata, un prato alpino dominato in primo piano da un abete sulla destra, da una recinzione in legno e da una lunga catena montuosa non meglio identificata, ma quasi certamente un bello scorcio dolomitico, a giudicare dalla conformazione e dal colore "pallido" delle belle montagne figurate. Acquarello insolito per le grandi dimensioni, eseguito con maestria di dettaglio e di colore. Giovanni Setti (Parma, 1895 - Bologna, 1947), compì studi d'arte laureandosi poi in ingegneria. Insegnò a Parma, Ferrara e a Bologna, e fu molto apprezzato, ricevendo encomi e riconoscimenti, sia come artista che come uomo. Note anche alcune sue invenzioni ingegneristiche, per le quali viene ricordato insieme ai suoi più noti lavori di arte figurativa. Lasciati dei brevi margini bianchi a riquadrare la scena. In ottimo stato di conservazione.

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        [Nesbit, E- Association Copy] A Pomander of Verse, Presentation Copy

      London: John Lane at the Bodley Head, 1895. First edition. Original superb tan cltoh with equisite cover illustration stamped in gold by Laurence Housman. Housman also contributes hallf-page woodcut illustration on title page and vignettes in the book. "Olindo Malagodi, from E. Nesbit," written boldly on front free fly. Superb Association Copy, inscribed by Nesbit to Olindo Malagodi, (1870-1934), Italian socialist and later, politician, journalist and author in London and a close friend of Nesbit. Edith Nesbit expounded Socialism early on, was an active member in the Fabian Society, and a close follower of William Morris. A wonderful association. Extremities of book slightly sunned, else near fine. Scarce thus.

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books ]
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        La venerabile Maria Cristina di Savoia Regina delle Due Sicilie

      Tipografia Federico Ricci - Roma, 1895. ITALIANO 0,81 Volume della fine del XIX secolo in stato discreto, coperta in cartoncino, pieghe, alcuni segni del tempo, tracce di sporco, tagli irregolari poco bruniti, pagine ben conservate. Bella antiporta con ritratto in b.e n. di Maria Cristina di Savoia, protetto da foglio di carta velina. Magnifiche testatine e capilettera in nero. USATO

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        Eine Neue Art von Strahlen; Eine neue Art von Strahlen II Mittheilung (Fortsetzung und Schluss)

      Wurzburg: K. Hof, 1895. FIRST EDITIONS. Original printed wrappers. First edition (fourth issue of the first paper, with the two additional pages; see Klickstein) of the first published reports on the sensational discovery of X-rays -- a form of light invisible to the eye which had never before been observed. With remarkable insight, Röntgen first suspected a new phenomenon while investigating the florescence produced near a Crookes tube in late 1895. He immediately began a thorough set of experiments that revealed the uses of the new ray for science and medicine. Hundreds of articles and books on the new Röntgen-rays were published in the year following their discoverer's announcement. Röntgen (1845-1923), a German physicist, was awarded the first Nobel Prize in physics in 1901. His research spanned nearly all the branches of physics, from work with gases and solutions to investigations of the electromagnetic theory of Maxwell.

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        Erinnerungen an Nassau NP Bahama Inseln

      27 silver gelatin prints measuring 170 by 225mm (23 by Coonley with English captions in the negative), a folding map & a ship's advertisement. Oblong 4to. Original blue pebble-grain cloth, embossed with title gilt to upper board, extremities lightly worn, some minor foxing, but very good indeed. Nassau, c.

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        Photographs of Noumea et al

      68 prints (several processes) measuring 165 by 120mm. With Nething's ink stamp on the verso, plus ms. captions in pencil. Noumea, Charles Nething, c.

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        Die Hexe mit Eule. Original-Radierung.

      1895. . Rief 6a. - Eines von ca. 30 Exemplaren der berühmten Radierung auf Japan, von Vogler rechts unter der Darstellung in Bleistift signiert. Gedruckt von Otto Felsing. - Der aus Bremen stammende Maler, Illustrator u. Designer Heirnich Vogeler hatte 1895 begonnen, eine Bauernkate nach den Prinzipien des Jugendstil umzugestalten. Die Birken hinter dem Hause gaben dem Anwesen, das Treffpunkt der Worpsweder Künstlerkolonie wurde, seinen Namen: "Barkenhoff". Aus dieser Glanzzeit, die nur wenige Jahre dauerte, stammt auch "Hexe mit Eule", eine Darstellung voller unterschwellig lauernder Gefährlichkeit. - Gebräunt. Scharfgratiger, kräftiger Abzug.

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        BIBLIOGRAPHICA, PAPERS ON BOOKS THEIR HISTORY AND ART.

      London, England: Kegan, Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. 1895-7. 4to. original stiff paper wrappers bound in later half cloth, paper-covered boards, paper spine label, top edge cut, other edges uncut. variously paginated. 12 volumes. Union List 1, 666. Limited to 850 copies. See S-K 1722 and other works for contributions to this periodical. Complete set of one of the most important periodicals devoted to books. Printed on handmade paper, profusely illustrated with some illustrations in chromolithography (Ulrich & Kup 16). A sampling of articles in the frist volume includes contributions by W.Y. Fletcher, Charles Elton, Andrew Lang, Octave Uzanne, R. Proctor, S.T. Prideax, E. Gordon Duff, Falconer Madan, Paul Kristeller, Laurence Housman, and William Morris. Includes a number of articles on bookbinding by Fletcher and Davenport. Covers rubbed and scuffed, mainly at edges. Paper spine labels soiled, some chipped.

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        Berliner Goldschmiede. Daten-Werke-Zeichen.

      XXII/647 Seiten, im Anhang schwarz-weiße Tafeln mit 137 Abbildungen, Goldpräge-Rückenschild, Inhaltsverzeichnis, Namenregister, Register der Meister und Firmenzeichen, Schutzumschlag, Großformat-4 Dieses Werk von Dr. Wolfgang Scheffler, ehemals Oberkustos am Kunstgewerbemuseum Berlin, über die Berliner Goldschmiede darf den Anspruch erheben, die erschöpfende Arbeit über die Goldschmiede Berlins zu sein und zu bleiben. Es ist als Ergänzung und Erweiterung der Meisterlisten bei Sarre und Rosenberg gedacht. Friedrich Sarre, der vor über 70 Jahren (1895) sein grundlegendes Buch über die Berliner Goldschmiedezunft publiziert hat, behandelt nun den Zeitraum bis 1800. Das Standardwerk von Marc Rosenberg, Der Goldschmiede Merkzeichen, 2. Auflage (1923), behandelt nur auf 14 Seiten die Berliner Goldschmiede. Wolfgang Scheffler ergänzt nicht nur diese beiden Werke, sondern er führt die Reihe der Berliner Goldschmiede über das Jahr 1800 bis zur Mitte des vorigen Jahrhunderts fort. Die zahlreichen Berliner Silberarbeiten, die seit dem Erscheinen dieser genannten Bücher im Kunsthandel auftauchen, werden berücksichtigt. Umfangreiche einschlägige Archivalien wurden ausfindig gemacht und ausgewertet. Durch die weitgehende Berücksichtigung der Kirchenbücher - und Bürgerbücher-Eintragungen erhält das Buch zugleich eine familienkundliche Note, die für Berlin deshalb historisch interessant ist, da sich oft durch Generationen hindurch das kunstwerkliche Talent und Handwer vererbt hat. Außer Gold- und Silberarbeiten, Juwelieren, Edelsteinfassern sind auch verwandte Berufszweige herangezogen worden, Steinschneider, Graveure, Ciseleure, Petschierstecher, Medailleure, auch Bernstein- und Perlmuttarbeiten. Als Gegengewicht gegen die Überfülle von Daten und Listen der Werke ist der Abbildungsteil gedacht, der den Stilablauf in einem großen Überblick von den bekannten Hofgoldschmieden des 18. Jahrhunderts über die Leistungen des strengen Klassizismus und der Formenanmut der Schinkelzeit bis hin zum behäbig-bürgerlichen Charakter der Biedermeier sichtbar werden soll. Diese kenntnisreiche, in ihrer übersichtlichen Anordnung vorbildlicher Arbeit des Verfassers wird wohl jedem Benutzer, sei es aus den Kreisen der Museen, Archive, Sammler, Kunsthändler oder Liebhaber, als das Nachschlagewerk über die Berliner Goldschmiede von großen Nutzen sein.

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        [Götterdämmerung]. L'Anello del Nibelungo Trilogia Il Crepuscolo degli Dei Terza giornata... Traduzione ritmica dal testo originale tedesco di A. Zanardini Rappresentata per la prima volta al Teatro di Bayreuth il 17 Agosto 1876 Opera completa per Canto e Pianoforte con cenno critico di T.O. Cesardi 53869 In brochure, netti Fr. 15 (A) - Legata in stile antico, netti Fr. 16 (A)... Edizioni Ricordi. [Piano-vocal score]

      Milano: G. Ricordi & C. [PN 53869], 1895. The stage copy for the Milan premiere at the Teatro alla Scala on December 26, 1899, conducted by Vanzo. Götterdämmerung is the fourth opera in the Ring cycle. Excerpts were first performed in Vienna at a concert at the Musikverein on March 25, 1875; the entire work was first performed as part of the Ring cycle at Bayreuth on August 17, 1876. "The final opera of the Ring... provides an appropriately weighty conclusion to the epic cycle. 26 years elapsed from the time Wagner made his first prose draft for the work (then called Siegfrieds Tod) to the completion of the full score, with inevitable consequences in terms of stylistic unity. Retrogressive elements of grand opera exist side by side with motivic integration representative of Wagner's most mature style. And yet, the stylistic integrity of Götterdämmerung is scarcely compromised, so skilfully are the disparate elements welded together and so intense the dramaturgical conviction. The resources and stamina demanded by the work (from both singers and orchestra), combined with its sheer length and theatrical potency, make it one of the most daunting yet rewarding undertakings in the operatic repertory." Grove Music Online. Vanzo conducted Wagner's works in Italy, giving the Italian première of Die Walküre in Turin in 1891 and the Milan première of Götterdämmerung. Ferruccio Bonavia and Marco Beghelli in Grove Music Online. A highly interesting performance copy.. Large thick octavo. Quarter modern mahogany brown simulated leather with marbled boards, titling gilt to spine. 1f. (recto publisher's dedication to Giovannina Strazza of Lucca, verso blank), 1f. (recto bust-length portrait of Wagner by Bignami with facsimile autograph signature, verso blank), 1f. (recto decorative title printed in in red and black, verso publisher's device), 1f. (critical note by T.O. Cesardi), 1f. (recto cast list, verso blank), 11-29 (libretto), [i] (blank), 1f. (recto table of contents, verso blank), 591, [i] (blank) pp. Provenance Vittorio Maria Vanzo (1862-1945), a distinguished Italian conductor, pianist, composer, and acquaintance of Wagner. With extensive performance notes, cues, marks, and cuts in various pencils and inks in Vanzo's hand throughout. Handstamps of Vanzo to margins of several pages. Various newspaper and journal clippings and illustrations regarding Wagner, his Ring of the Nibelung operas, and Norse mythology laid down to endpapers. Binding slightly worn and warped. Some browning and soiling, especially to margins; blank margins of many leaves frayed, with small tears, perforations or slight loss, slightly affecting four measures of music; occasional staining; some leaves (indicating cuts) folded and glued down; several leaves fully or partially detached.

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        [Photo Album]: New England Life

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

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        Sonnentau. 65. Publikation der Vereinigung Oltner Bücherfreunde.

      (4) Blatt, 68 (7) Seiten, (4) Blatt. 8, gebundene Ausgabe, rotbrauner Original Oasenziegen Halbleder-Einband auf fünf Bünden, mit golgeprägtem Rückentitel sowie Kopfgoldschnitt der Buchrücken minimal lichtschattig, ansonsten das Buch ungelesen und wie neu, eins von 114 arabisch numerierten Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe, hier die Nummer 29. Fünfundsechzigster Oltener Liebhaberdruck. Druck der Offizin Dietschi & Cie, Olten, in einer einmaligen Gesamtauflage von fünfhundertneunzig numerierten Exemplaren in der Bodoni-Antiqua von Hand gesetzt und auf Zerkall-Bütten abgezogen. Sechsundzwanzig Exemplare mit römischen Ziffern I bis XXVI sind als Ganzfranzbände in rotbraunes Oasenziegenleder und hundertvierzehn Exemplare mit arabischen Ziffern 1 bis 114 als Halbfranzbände in rotes Oasenziegenleder gebunden und vom Dichter handschriftlich signiert. Die übrigen vierhundertfünfzig Exemplare numeriert 115 bis 564 sind als Pappbände gebunden. Alle Einbände sind Handarbeit der Werkstatt Max Grollimund, Basel. Ernst Jünger (* 29. März 1895 in Heidelberg - + 17. Februar 1998 in Riedlingen) war ein berühmter deutscher Schriftsteller, Offizier und Insektenkundler.

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        Binding, Fine- Mercier] Le Fils de L'Aretin (Inscribed by author, Extra-illustrated with 38 Watercolors)

      E. Dentu, Paris 1895 - Bound in full light brown crushed morocco with two concentric gilt rules to cover and multiple on spine in rectangular boxes between raised bands. Superb gilt decorated parchment doublures (and dentelles) by Mercier, successor to Cuzin, and binding signed as such on bottom of front parchment doublure, "Mercier Sr. De Cuzin. Housed in a lovely full morocco solander box. Magnificently EXTRA-Illustrated with 38 watercolors by the artist, Alcide Theophile Robaudi, b. 1850, Alcide Theophile Robaudi, student of the sculptor Gustave Bonardel and of Félix Malard at the Nice drawing school, continued his training at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris in the studio of Jean-Léon Gérôme in 1865. He later became known as the illustrator of famous editions of works by writers such as Conquet, Hachette, Calmann-Lévy, Lemerre, and Ferroud.Years Woman , A Prince of Bohemia , The Comedians Without Knowing , Petits Bourgeois , Gaudissart II .His illustrations of the Thousand and One Nights are a model of orientalism. A most rare and exquisite production. Book is fine. Slipcase near fine.

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        Dokumentenmappe aus kaiserlichem russischem Hause.

      St. Petersburg, S. Baechli, ca. 1895. - 380 x 270 mm. Weinroter gefütterter, genarbter OMaroquin-Einband mit goldgeprägtem russischem Staatswappen (77 x 65 mm) auf Vorderdeckel; Innenbezüge aus rotem Seiden-Moiré. Gering berieben bzw. am Hinterdeckel beschabt; Kanten des Innenbezugs mit Fehlstellen. Die Mappe, gefertigt von der Lederwarenfabrikation Samuel Baechli am Newski-Prospekt in St. Petersburg (bestand bis 1917; ihr goldgeprägter Stempel am Fuß des hinteren Spiegels), diente der Aufnahme von Dokumenten, die der Zaren-Hof einem erlauchten Adressaten zugedacht hatte. RU

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        ALMAYER'S FOLLY A STORY OF AN EASTERN RIVER

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

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        Das neue Rathhaus in Hamburg.

      Mit Titelblatt und 12 Originalaufnahmen auf Kartons ( so vollständig ) OBroschur, Folio ( 42 x 32,5 cm ). Gezeigt werden: Ansicht Der Rathaushof Die Rathausdiele Das Gehege Der grosse Festsaal Der grosse Festsaal ( verschiedene Ansichten ) - Der Bürgerschaftssaal Der Salon der Kaiserin Der Kaisersaal Der Bürgermeistersaal Der Turmsaal. Die Broschur fleckig, berieben, mit starken Randläsionen und Einrissen. Das Titelblatt etwas stockfleckig, die 12 Kartons mit den Aufnahmen ( jeweils unten mit Bezeichnung *Photogr. Aufnahme von Strumper & Co, Hamburg, 1895 * von guter Erhaltung. - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 650 Gramm ) ( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage further pics at request )

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        Die Frauen Leipzigs" - "Die deutschen Frauen dem grössten deutschen Manne". Gift to Bismarck by the women of Leipzig in congratulation of his 80th birthday.

      Leipzig, (1895). - Full-page painting in colours and gilt on vellum, signed by Julia Schily-Koppers, and 7 paper leaves with coloured borders by Amalie Rost (one signed) around the signatures of the dedicatees. Stored in a full leather portfolio over wooden boards (412 x 574 mm) crafted by Amalie Sarling (signed): upper cover with leather carving and 4 tooled brass corner fittings with glass bosses; green moirée silk pastedowns and gilt inner dentelles to both covers. Homage album for Otto von Bismarck (1815-98), who had been forced to resign as chancellor of the German Empire five years previously, on the occasion of his 80th birthday - a time at which the aged statesman was fighting to shape his image for posterity. After a vote to send him a congratulatory birthday telegram had fallen through in the Reichstag, where Bismarck enjoyed little support, some 400 German cities immediately declared him an honorary citizen - a prelude to the Bismarck mania that would seize Germany after his death three years later. The fine painting on vellum by the Westfalian artist Julia Schily-Koppers (1855-1944) depicts a young woman with four children before a bust of Bismark, the pedestal inscribed, "From the German women to the greatest German man", with the statue of Germania in the background. - Koppers, a native of Borken near the Dutch border and grandmother of the German politician Otto Schily, had studied at the Düsseldorf Academy and enjoyed an excellent reputation. The borders of the signatory sheets were painted by the Leipzig architectural painter Amalie Rost (1845-1920). They enclose more than 250 signatures by women of Leipzig, including both artists and the bookbinder. - Binding loose; some duststaining to outer margin of vellum leaf, some dampstaining to paper leaves. Portfolio shows very slight rubbing, more pronounced on lower cover, but in all very finely preserved. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        [Binding, Fine- Frank Garrett] The Sonnets of Shakespear

      Birmingham and London: G. Napier for Birmingham Guild of Handicraft, 1895. Superbly bound by Frank Garrett (signed in rear dentelle) in tan crushed morocco in a pleasing Arts and Craft style with ornate leaf, vine and blossom pattern featuring tudor roses, on both covers and spine, with onlaid green ringlets also appearing on dentelles. A similar binding was exhibited by the Guild of Handicraft in the A&CES exhibition in 1903, and was featured in the 1909 Yearbook of "The Studio". Some rubbing to edges, spotting to covers, and front upper corner bumped; inlaid green dots on spine faded to brown. Scarce.

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        Abbé Galiani.

      Bern, Wyß, 1895. 102 S. OBrosch. EA. WG II 2, dort abweichend. Äußert seltene Ausgabe seiner Dissertation. Mit eighd. Widm des Verf. an seine Schwester und ihren Ehemann, dat. Bern im Mai 1895. - Bindung fachmänn. erneuert u. kl. Fehlstelle ergänzt, Gbrsp. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Widmungsexemplare

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        Die Hexe mit Eule. Original-Radierung.

      1895 - Auf bräunlichem Papier. 20,2 x 22,5 cm. Im Doppelleistenrahmen (der 1960er Jahre). Rief 6a. - Eines von ca. 30 Exemplaren der berühmten Radierung auf Japan, von Vogler rechts unter der Darstellung in Bleistift signiert. Gedruckt von Otto Felsing. - Der aus Bremen stammende Maler, Illustrator u. Designer Heirnich Vogeler hatte 1895 begonnen, eine Bauernkate nach den Prinzipien des Jugendstil umzugestalten. Die Birken hinter dem Hause gaben dem Anwesen, das Treffpunkt der Worpsweder Künstlerkolonie wurde, seinen Namen: "Barkenhoff". Aus dieser Glanzzeit, die nur wenige Jahre dauerte, stammt auch "Hexe mit Eule", eine Darstellung voller unterschwellig lauernder Gefährlichkeit. - Gebräunt. Scharfgratiger, kräftiger Abzug. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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