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        THE STOLEN BACILLUS and Other Incidents

      1895. [the Adrian Goldstone copy] London: Methuen & Co., 1895. 32 pp ads dated September 1895. Original dark blue cloth decorated in gilt. First Edition of this collection of fifteen tales, along a science fiction vein -- Wells's first book of short stories and his second volume of science fiction (after THE TIME MACHINE). The title tale concerns an anarchist who steals what he thinks is cholera bacteria with which to infect all of London -- when in fact the bacteria only turn victims bright blue (a "marvellous twist from the macabre to the ludicrous" - Smith). Also included are "The Flowering of the Strange Orchid," "The Lord of the Dynamos" and "The Flying Man."~This is a handsome copy, just about fine with scarcely any wear (the slightest of rubbing at the extremities). In our experience Wells's less-known science fiction volumes, such as this title, THE SEA LADY and THE PLATTNER STORY, are considerably scarcer than his better-known ones such as THE WAR OF THE WORLDS, THE INVISIBLE MAN and THE TIME MACHINE. Hammond C1; Wells Soc. 6; Currey p. 523. Provance: bookplate of Adrian Homer Goldstone (1897-1977), the noted collector of mystery and detective fiction, science fiction, and John Steinbeck.

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman]
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        Hôtel Timeo Taormina

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

      [Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books]
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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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        Die Heimat. Zeitschrift für Natur- und Landeskunde von Schleswig-Holstein und Hamburg.

      Karl Wachholtz Verlag. 1895-1978, Neumünster - 29 Bände + 3 Registerbände, Es handelt sich um ein Konvolut. Vorhanden sind folgende Jahrgänge: 1895/97, 1896/97, 1898/99, 1900/01, 02/03, 04/05, 08/09, 09/10, 10/11, 12/13, 1933/34, 35/36, 37/38, 49/50, 51/52, 53/54, 57/58, 59/60, 61/62, 63/64, 65/66, 67 Hldr., Hlwd. U. Leinen Die ersten Jahrgänge zum Teil mit stärkeren Gebrauchsspuren, insgesamt von guter bis sehr guter Erhaltung. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bücherwurm]
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        The music of the modern world. Illustrated in the lives and works of the greatest modern musicians. And in reproductions of famous paintings, etc.

      New York: D. Appleton, 1895. First edition in the original 27 parts, folio; 25 mounted illustrations in color, 4 mounted illustrations in b&w, 25 photogravure plates, and illustrations after photographs and paintings throughout; a very good set in the original tan wrappers printed in red and black, scattered minor chipping and creasing to edges, a few with areas of sunning to front wrapper, part III with scattered small stains to margins of front wrap, part XVIII with small area of creasing and tearing at spine, and part XXVII with front wrap detached (but present); in a new cloth clamshell box. Meant to be bound in two volumes--volume I being "Text" (pp. 236) and volume II being "Music " (pp. 348)--each part contains portions of both volumes in sequential order; the title pages, printed in red and black, and front matter for each volume are in part XXV. Notes to the subscriber mounted to the inside back wrapper of pts. XXIV and XXV announce the publication of two supplemental parts (XXVI & XXVII); instructions to the binder are mounted inside back wrapper of part XXVII. A lavish production profusely illustrated. The "Music" portions of the parts contain not only printed compositions, but also lessons on piano and singing techniques.

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books]
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        The music of the modern world illustrated in the lives and works of the greatest modern musicians and in reproductions of famous paintings, etc. - 27 Volume Complete Set

      D. Appleton;. PAPERBACK. 27 Volume Set (complete) each is paperbound and in very good shape, except volume 27 which has the covers detached from the binding. Illustrated, full sheet frontis, along with other illustrations in each. Each piece has sheet music included as well. Oversized pieces. First edition and rare find to have all 27 volumes. - The music of the modern world illustrated in the lives and works of the greatest modern musicians and in reproductions of famous paintings, etc. Top Quality Seller - Customer Service available. . Very Good. 1895.

      [Bookseller: Barner Books]
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        The Arabella and Araminta Stories

      Boston: [by John Wilson and Son, Cambridge, for] The Yellow Hair Library, Copeland and Day,, 1895. With an Introduction by Mary E Wilkins Embellished with XV Illustrative designs by Ethel Reed and Explanatory Notes by the Author of the book. Folio (439 × 298 mm). Publisher's floral cloth-covered boards, blue morocco backstrip lettered and dated in gilt, vellum tips. Housed in a flat backed blue folding case. Front and back endpapers signed by Smith, Reed and Wilkins, pastedowns each with an extra original design (front, a flower; back, a butterfly) by Reed. The endpapers duplicated at the front on bright pink and green paper and at the back on yellow paper. Four titles on four sheets, each slightly different, with printer's devices printed in various colours. 15 plates each printed on six different kinds of paper. Duplicate endpapers at the front slightly creased, backstrip a little rubbed, unobtrusive repair to back joint, a very good copy of this exceptionally rare book. First edition, limited edition large paper copy, one of 15 copies only printed on Royal Japanese paper, containing original extra illustrations on the endpapers by Ethel Reed, in a large-paper folio format much larger than the trade issue (which was done in small quarto), with four different states of the title and the plates printed on six different kinds of paper, signed by all the participants on front and back endpapers, bound in specially imported Javanese muslin. One of the rarest of the Parley to Penrod titles, this book in its deluxe format is the masterpiece of the book artist Ethel Reed (1874–1910?), who for a brief period was the star designer of books and posters in the Boston Arts and Crafts movement. Her unfettered artistic exuberance, clearly a reflection of her youthful enthusiasm and high spirits, is extraordinarily appealing. Her style reflects Walter Crane's visual influence (Crane had made a visit to Boston in 1891–92) as well as the decadent images of Aubrey Beardsley. The limited edition is naturally rare and desirable: the last copy at auction was the Grolier Club–Epstein copy (described as "corner worn, hinges reinforced") which fetched $26,400 (Swann, Apr 30, 1992, lot 421). Before that the Bradley Martin copy made $18,400 (Sotheby's New York, Jan 30, 1990, lot 2466). "Ethel Reed was born and raised in Newburyport, Massachusetts, where she received her first training in art from Laura Coombs Hills. She later studied at the Cowles School in Boston, where Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue was one of her teachers. While a student, she began designing posters and book decorations in a distinctive Art Nouveau style, first for the Boston Herald and later for the small literary presses Copeland & Day and Lamson, Wolfe and Co. For a short period in 1895 and 1896, she was the most celebrated of the Boston book artists. Her brilliant though eccentric work may be an example of the sort of 'specious originality' which the Society of Arts and Crafts sought to discourage. She left for Europe in May 1896 and subsequently contributed a few designs to the British publisher John Lane. She died sometime before 1925, when Richard Le Gallienne, in The Romantic Nineties, recalled 'the noble silent beauty of Ethel Reed, whose early death robbed the world of a great decorative artist'" (Inspiring Reform: Boston's Arts and Crafts Movement, Davis Museum, 1997). "When William Sharp and Maurice Maeterlinck and Aubrey Beardsley see this book they will shed tears of great joy, for their art principles have been applied at last to the manufacture of literature and pictures for children" (Artists of the Book in Boston 1890–1901 p. 27).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Book-Hunter in London : Historical and other Studies of Collectors and Collecting. ; The Book-Hunter in Paris : Studies among the Bookstalls and the Quays. [bookhunter]

      London : Elliot Stock, 1895 ; 1893., 1895. Fine. [1st edition], 334 pp. (The Book-Hunter in London) ; [1st English edition], xxv, 232 pp. 31 cm. (The Book-Hunter in Paris) ; both volumes heavily illustrated ; OCLC: 317856824 ; OCLC: 256180 ; FINE copies of each of the two most important historical surveys of books, booksellers and book-collectors in London and Paris, both in the rare large-paper editions, uniformly bound by Tolbert in half-leather and marbled papers in brown, yellow and gold ; original, untrimmed edges preserved ; the origin al black and red prospectus for The Book-Hunter in Paris bound in ; the original publisher's boards included ; quoting from The Book-Hunter in Paris : "...these vocal days, when there are books about almost everything under the sun, no one need wond er that so quaint a fraternity as the stall-keepers on the quays of the Seine should have a volume all to themselves. They have a place in French history, these men; their trade, which by the beginning of the seventeenth century had learnt to cluster round the Pont Neuf, has traveled through vicissitudes peculiar to itself, and survived revolutions destructive of interests vaster than its own; these humble vendors of old books have been proclaimed as nuisances, obstructing the highway, denounced as receivers of stolen goods, and informed against as cheapeners of the well-housed stock of the authorized booksellers who kept shop, and paid rent, rates, and taxes. M. Uzanne makes us acquainted with the precise terms of royal edicts and decrees leveled at the heads of these open-air traders, who, however,as was indeed befitting, seem usually to have had friends at Court, who managed to prevent such an administration of the law as must have exterminated the whole tribe." ; Selected chapters: The Stall-keepers of To-day. Characters and oddities -- No prevalent type - The shoeblack as bookseller - Chevalier -- Corroenne -- Vaisset -- Gallandre -- Rigault and the Revue des Buloz -- Antoine Laporte -- Humel -- Jacques -- Chanmoru -- His projects for the reform cf the bookstalls--His notices to customers and others--A reminiscence of the siege of Paris--Jean Frollo on Chanmoru--A new way of beginning -- A find and a bargain--Schanne on another new departure -- Ferroud -- Rosselin -- The dealer in spectacles -- Tisserand -- Book-hunters and Book-huntresses. Characters and faces -- The chase is the image of war -- The passion in different forms -- Delights of book-hunting -- -The scarcity of bargains, and the reason why - - The art of dressing a stall -- Certain books for certain classes -- The book-huntress -- -Learned ladies -- The student -- Gausseron's experience -- The woman of fashion never goes book-hunting -- The priests -- The casuals -- The wealthy collecto r -- Hunting by catalogue -- Amddde Pommier -- Some noted book-lovers -- Hippolyte Rigault on the love of books -- Bibliophile Jacob as described by Du Seigneur -- His store-room -- Pere Rembrandt -- Fillet's enormous library -- Boulard's 300,00 0 books -- General Pittid -- Chantelauze -- Champfleury -- Feuillet de Conches -- Michel Chasles -- Captier -- Xavier Marmier -- His will -- Anatole France -- Fontaine -- Comte de Toustain -- Mouton- Duvernet -- Delzant and his books on happ iness -- Du Desert -- Making up sets -- Droz and the Templars -- Humbert -- Huysmans -- A batch of book-hunters -- Grand-Carteret -- Demand for specimens of good printing -- Dr. Nicholas -- Chineurs -- Guffroy -- Morel, otherwise Chipo teau -- The humbler book-hunters -- The Book-stealers. Notes and observations -- The lowest depths of thieving -- Breaking into the boxes -- Thefts in the daytime -- Robbery made easy -- The thief's devices -- A conspiracy among the book-binders -- Jules Levy's mistake -- The ' incomplete copy' swindle -- People who require watching -- The Physiology of the Bookstall-keeper. His origin and his career -- The old class of stall-keepers -- The introduction of the fixed boxes etc.; FINE

      [Bookseller: Joseph Valles - Books]
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        Child Christopher and Goldilind the Fair

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

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        Child Christopher and Goldilind the Fair 2 Volumes

      Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1895. Hard Cover. Very Good. Hard Cover. 1 of 612 copies (600 on paper). William Morris is to have said that he thought these small volumes were quite the most charming things issued by the press. The two volumes are bound in blue paper boards with linen spines and paper spine labels. Volume I has beautifully decorated title and first pages, with Morris woodcut floral borders, decorations, and floriated initials. The decorated borders were used only once again for Hand and Soul. Decorated three and six-line decorated initials throughout both volumes. Printed in black ink in Chaucer type with red ink shoulder notes and colophon on Flower paper. the boards of both volumes are lightly bumped with a light stain to the front board of Volume I. The labels on both volumes are chipped and the fragile linen spines are darkened as is typical for this book. Interior pages are bright and clean. Volume I contains the errata slip ("for 'two' read 'four'"). With bookplate of American heiress Elizabeth Wade White. Housed in a custom chartreuse cloth clamshell box with paper title label. Volume I: 256 pages; Volume II: 239 pages. MOR/051216.

      [Bookseller: The Kelmscott Bookshop]
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        TALES OF THE FAIRIES AND OF THE GHOST WORLD COLLECTED FROM ORAL TRADITION IN SOUTH-WEST MUNSTER

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

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Gazzetta musicale di Milano.

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

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        Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

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

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        Pride and Prejudice.

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

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        THE STOLEN BACILLUS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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        DICTIONNAIRE DE LA BIBLE CONTENANT TOUS LS NOMS DE PERSONNES,DE LIEUX,DE PLANTES,D'ANIMAUX MENTIONNES DANS LES SAINTES ECRITURES

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

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        American Steam Vessels

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

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

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

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

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

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        A Sporting Pilgrimage: Riding to the Hounds, Gold, Rowing, Football, Club and University Athletics Studies in English Sport, Past and Present

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

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

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

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        ENTRÜCKT IN DIE ZUKUNFT. SOZIALPOLITISCHER ROMAN

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

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

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

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        Gossip About an Old House on the Upper Thames.

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

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        Pony Tracks

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

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

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

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        TABLEAU HERALDIQUE ET GENEALOGIQUE DES SEIZE QUARTIERS REUNIS PAR L'ALLIANCE DE 1895 ENTRE LES MAISONS DE SAVOIE ET DE BOURBON DESSIN ABSOLUMENT ORIGINAL EXECUTE PAR LE COMTE HALLEZ D'ARROZ SUR VELIN

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

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

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

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        Pony Tracks.

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

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        EGYPT. PART FIRST: LOWER EGYPT, WITH THE FAYUM AND THE PENINSULA OF SINAI Handbook for Travellers

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

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        MOVEMENT

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

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

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

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        Angling Travels in Norway

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

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        BLACK SPIRITS & WHITE: A BOOK OF GHOST STORIES

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

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        Karlsruhe - Geschichte der Stadt und ihrer Verwaltung -

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

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        Les Maîtres de l'Affiche, 1895-1900.

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

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        MOVEMENT

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

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

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

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        The Body-Snatcher

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

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        THE ROSE AND THE KEY

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

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