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        Vanishing Pictures A Novel Picture Book with Dioramic Effects

      Ernest Nister / E. P. Dutton & Co. [1895], London and New York - Contains six revolving scenes, pulled by a ribbon to reveal a second scene as described in the assoicated story. All revolving scenes are chromolithographs. Story page has engraving illustrations. Beige and cream floral end-papers. As Hunt p. 343. Paper cover boards with chromo to upper board and red cloth spine. 23x22 cm. 26pp. Corners worn. Slight grubbiness to boards. Front and rear hinges cracked. Very slight spotting inside. All silk ribbons in tact and all scenes move fine. from Otto [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Manxman. A Novel

      New York: D. Applelton and Company, 1895. Large Paper Edition, Number 238 of 250. Signed by the author at the end of the Preface. With Illustrations by the Author. 2 vols. 8vo. Bound in full Vellum. About fine. Large Paper Edition, Number 238 of 250. Signed by the author at the end of the Preface. With Illustrations by the Author. 2 vols. 8vo. Deluxe Issue, Signed.

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        1895 - 1924 Collection of Stock Certificates & Related Ephemera Concerning the Investments of the Ray Brothers, Primarily Concerned with Their Activities in the Rogue River Area of Oregon, Mining, Power and Real Estate Development

      Oregon: Not Published, 1895. A small archive collection of 38 stock certificates and 2 related finance-related letters; the evidence of this portfolio of investments provide the history of the financial activities of the Ray brothers - Colonel Frank H. Ray a New York investor, vice-president of the American Tobacco Co. and his brother Dr. C.R. Ray, who investigated various opportunities for Colonel Ray and partnered with him on several deals in the American far West, as evidenced here; including Oregon related certificates: (1) 1903 Gold Ray Rod & Gun Club Jackson County Oregon to C.R. Ray, Bushong & Co. Portland Or. printers; (9) 1909 Condor Water and Power Company Oregon, made to F.H. Ray, H.C. Stoddard (engineer for the brothers) & others, Goes, printer; 1911 (4) Gold Ray Granite Company Medford, Jackson County Oregon, made out to C.R. Ray & a few associates, Glass & Prudhomme Co. Portland, printers; 1912 (2) Lucky Tou Velle Copper Mining Company Oregon, one to each Ray brother, Medford (OR) printing company; 1912 (2) Southern Oregon Mining Bureau Oregon to the Gold Ray Realty Co., Goes imprint; 1908 (2) Crater Lake Company Oregon to Frank H. Ray Anderson & Duniway Portland OR printers; 1908 - 1917 (5) Orchard Home Company Medford, Jackson County Oregon, to F.H. Ray & a few associates, Glass & Prudhomme Co. Portland OR printers; Miscellaneous stock certificates including: (1) 1895 United States School Furniture Company to Frank H. Ray, S.D. Childs Chicago printers; 1920 ( 8) Radio Power Corporation, Delaware registry, to F.H. Ray, American Bank Note printers; 1905 (1) The Lakewood Country Club Chautauqua County NY to F.H. Ray, Albert B. King & Co. NY printers; 1916 (2) Hydrocarbon Products Company Arizona to Chas. W. Turner, The Broun-Green Co. NY printers (with) 2 pieces of related ephemera - 2 typed letters, of January 1917, regarding agreement to transfer Hydrocarbon stock to a Mr. Carr via Turner & Ray - one with an interesting paragraph of explanation regarding the "...burning of the plant at Lorillard..." - one is signed by Frank H. Ray and with an approval signature of Chas. W. Turner, both with edgewear and old fold lines, one with corner chipped, the other with old clip-mark; 1924 (1) Certificate of Shares for the Par Securities Corporation Delaware registry, to Frank H. Ray, W.N. Perrin Co. NY printers; The Ray brothers were very influential in the development of this area of Oregon: "...Besides the Rogue River Electric Company, Gold Ray Dam and power houses and several hundred miles of power lines, they own a number of mines and several thousand acres of land as well as choice realty in the various cities of the valley. Their latest undertaking was the formation of the Orchard Home Company, the planning, subdivision, caring for and selling on easy terms of choice orchard tracts for the purpose of enabling men of small means in the East to acquire fruit holdings. The Ray brothers are developers on a large scale..." (quoted from the Medford Mail Tribune, January 2, 1910 pg. 10); some light wear, old fold lines, occasional splitting to the certificates; in very good condition and interesting real estate, mining & power development history, especially of this area of Oregon, via this investment ephemera. . Stock Certificates. Not Bound. Very Good.

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        On a Gas showing the Spectrum of Helium, the reputed cause of D3, one of the Lines in the Coronal Spectrum" (Ramsay, pp. 65-67) WITH "On the New Gas Obtained from Uraninite" (Lockyer, pp. 67-70) WITH "Helium, a Gaseous Constituent of certain Minerals. Part I" (Ramsay, pp. 81-89) WITH "On the new Gas obtained from Uraninite, 2nd Note" (Lockyer, pp. 113-116) WITH "On the new Gas obtained from Uraninite, 3rd Note" (Lockyer, pp 116-120) WITH "On the new Gas obtained from Uraninite, 4th Note" (Lockyer, pp. 192-193" WITH "On the new Gas obtained from Uraninite, 5th Note" (Lockyer, pp. 193-195) in Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Volume LVIII [58], April 25th 1895 to June 20, 1895, pp. 67-70

      FIRST EDITION OF SIR WILLIAM RAMSAY'S DISCOVERY OF HELIUM AS WELL AS LOCKYER'S VERIFICATION OF RAMSAY'S DISCOVERY. In March of 1895, "Scottish chemist Sir William Ramsay isolated helium on Earth by treating the mineral cleveite (a variety of uraninite with at least 10% rare earth elements) with mineral acids. Ramsay was looking for argon but, after separating nitrogen and oxygen from the gas liberated by sulfuric acid, he noticed a bright yellow line that matched the D3 line observed in the spectrum of the Sun" (Mulijadi, Helium, 3). Ramsay's two papers outlining his discovery of helium appear in this volume. At the time of Ramsay's discovery, however, helium was thought to be an element that might exist on the sun although it was not thought to be present on Earth. For this reason, spectroscopists at the time doubted Ramsay's results concerning helium. In order to address this, Ramsay sent samples of his discovery to J. Norman Lockyer. These samples were identified as helium by Lockyer. This volume contains all five parts of Lockyer's work affirming Ramsay's discovery. ALSO INCLUDED: J. J. Thomson's "On the Electrolysis of Gases" (pp. 244-257) a paper of significance in his study of the connection between electrification and chemical action. CONDITION & DETAILS: London: The Royal Society. Complete volume. 8vo. 8.5 by 5.5 inches (213 x 138mm). [2], vii, [3], 472, [lxv], 3. Ex-libris with armorial bookplate on the front pastedown, a blind stamp on the title page; call numbers are written in white on the spine. In-text tables and illustrations throughout. Handsomely bound in half blue cloth over aged marbled paper boards with minor rubbing at the edge tips of the spine and boards; gilt-lettered at the spine. Tightly and very solidly bound. Five gilt-ruled raised bands at the spine; green morocco spine label. Bright and clean throughout. Very good to near fine condition.

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        Funghi mangerecci e velenosi del Trentino.: Almanacco agrario pubblicato per cura della Sezione di Trento del Consiglio provinciale d’agricoltura pel Tirolo.

      Monauni, Trento. 1895 - Trattasi della prima edizione assoluta dell’opera uscita a puntate sull’almanacco agrario. Offriamo i cinque contributi legati insieme a formare un unico volume completo nel testo e nelle immagini. Questa edizione, che precede la prima in volume del 1899, non differisce molto da essa, sia nei testi, che nelle stupende immagini in cromolitografia disegnate dal grande micologo, e anzi contiene 4 tavole in più rispetto ad essa. Importante e raro. Formato: 5 parti legate in unico volume (da p. 282 a p. 301, XVI c. di tav.; da p. 203 a p. 221, da tav. XVII a tav. XL; da p. 317 a p. 332, da tav. XLI a tav. LVII; da p. 217 a p. 237, da tav. LVIII a tav. LXXXIV; da p. 408 a p. 432, da tav. LXXXV a tav. CXII), 20 cm, mezza pelle con titoli oro al dorso su stile antico con piatti in carta francese marmorizzata. Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo.

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        SAN DIEGO "OUR ITALY." ILLUSTRATIVE AND DESCRIPTIVE OF THE NATURAL RESOURCES, DEVELOPMENTS AND PROSPECTS OF SAN DIEGO COUNTY. CONTAINING INFORMATION FOR THE CAPITALIST, HOME SEEKER, TOURIST AND INVALID

      San Diego: Gould, Hutton & Co., 1895. [4],62pp., including double-page map, plus eleven leaves of illustrations (printed on both sides of the sheet). Original pictorial wrappers. Wrappers chipped around edges, rubbed and soiled, otherwise a very good copy, quite clean and neat internally. An early and thorough promotional for San Diego, prepared by the Chamber of Commerce. The volume touts San Diego to a wide audience - those seeking to get rich, to move to a more hospitable and healthful climate, and those interested in just visiting. The map shows the region from the Mexican border to just north of Oceanside and there are advertisements for a wide variety of local businesses. The text emphasizes the agricultural and commercial potential of the region, and touts the harbor as a port for trade. ROCQ 7831.

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        LITERARY ANECDOTES OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY

      1895 - NICOLL, W. Robertson and Thomas J. Wise, eds. LITERARY ANECDOTES OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY; Contributions Towards a Literary History of the Period. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1895(-1896). First edition. 2 volumes. Illustrated with a frontispiece etching of William Blake as well as manuscript facsimiles and sketches. Bound by Morrell. 8vo., half calf, marbled paper sides (with matching endpapers), gilt tooling to 6 spine compartments, leather spine label, t.e.g. Bookplate to front pastedowns. Lightly edgeworn, especially at bottom opening corner of volume 2. Very bright and fresh within; partially unopened. A lovely set. Near fine.

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        Dante His Times and Works

      A. D. Innes and Co, London 1895 - [ix], [iii], 201, [1] pp. 8vo. Fore-edge of Dante's first meeting with Beatrice in Florence. With a modern fore-edge painting of Dante's first meeting with Beatrice in Florence. Full maroon calf with purple polished calf. fgilt spine with leather contrasting spine label. Spine lightly faded. Near fine

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        Le Memorial de Sainte-Helene Par Le Comte De Las Cases

      Garnier, Freres, Libraires-Editeurs, Paris 1895 - 1895 edition. Two volume set. Quartos. Unprinted black textured cloth. Decorative spray on page edges. Illustrated with two hundred and forty color drawings by L. Bombled. Text in French. Foxing to page edges and endpapers and title pages, gutters cracked, last page in volume one torn in half, one inch tear on top edges of last few pages also in volume one, spines browned and large stains on front boards, thus good only. Advertisements in rear. First published in 1823, Emmanuel de Las Cases has collected the memories of Napoleon Bonaparte during almost daily talks with the Emperor during his stay in St. Helena. *The Memorial of St. Helena* lays the foundation of Bonapartism. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Stolen Bacillus

      London - Methuen & Co. 1895 - A handsome first edition of H G Wells' The StolenBacillus. Here H G Wells, author of the science fiction classic The Time Machine, publishes a collection of fifteen science fiction and fantasy short stories that were original written for periodicals. Condition: In original cloth binding with gilt detail. Externally, smart with bumping to spine and extremities. Rear joint slightly starting but sound. Internally, firmly bound. Page bright and clean though slightly agetoned. Overall: VERY GOOD. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph Letter Signed Twice to British author an film producer, R. J. Minney (1895-1979)on printed address stationery, 4to, London, March 3, 1942

      Wells writes a philosophical letter to the editor of "The Strand Magazine," R. J. Minney (1895-1979) who was also an author and film producer. Minney was the editor of "The Strand Magazine" from 1941-42, after working at other magazines which published Wells' works. By the time Wells writes this letter to Minney, they had established a long working relationship. At the beginning of the letter, Wells answers Minney's request for a "tiny contribution" for which he has been paid 10 pounds. He, rather sarcastically suggests that he is giving Minney "The gist of a life's experience for" 10 pounds. The first section of the letter is bracketed "Private & Personal." Here Wells writes, "My dear Minney, 'Tiny Contribution' indeed. The gist of a life's experience for £10! I like your check. It will take me hours to compose the brief message below…." He signs for the first time, "Yours H. G. Wells." What follows can be described as that "gist of a life's experience." Whether this was intended for inclusion in an article for "The Strand Magazine," it is difficult to say. It does not appear to have been published. Wells writes as if he is proofreading his own work as well, with a cross-out correction and periods circled. In his fine hand he writes, "For the future life of the species see my 'outlook for Homo Sapiens'...," recently published in 1942 when this letter was written. He inserts and arrow from the words above to insert "lower case" fonts. He continues, "but if you mean the conscious individual life I see nothing worth carrying over and no means of carrying it over. Conscious life is dependent on a supply of aerated blood to the brain. When that stops we stop. When it weakens or is interrupted we sleep or faint. Yet those whom we have known & loved & who have died may live on in us more powerfully than when they were alive I have done things & not done things in the past year because of the silent influence of X who died fifteen years ago. But we defile & destroy such precious memories [here he is referring to his second wife, Amy Catherine Robbins, whom he called Jane and who had died in 1927] altogether if we finish the foul intervention of Sludge this Medium or if we talk too freely [here Wells has crossed out two words, first "freely" which appear to be misspelled, then above that "Falsely", then below rewrites "freely" ] and make an egotistical parade of our loss." He signs a second time, "H. G. Wells," adding a paraph connected to the "s" Around the same time as this letter, Wells was likely working on the last few articles and essays he published, all dealing in some way with the concept articulated here. Wells published a series of essays "'42 to 44: A Contemporary Memoir," which also included a thesis he submitted in 1942 to the University of London for the Doctorate of Science. The thesis was on the "Quality of Illusion in the Continuity of the Individual…." In all of these final writings, Wells presents himself as more of a scientist than an artist, not as much a novelist as a thinker. In "The Happy Turning," which was published in 1945, he says, "The human mind may be in a phase of transition to a new, fearless, clear-headed way of living in which understanding will be the supreme interest in life, and beauty a mere smile of approval… in a universe completely conscious of itself, Being achieves its end. Wells was remarkable for his foresight and imagination in such famous works as "The Time Machine" and "The Invisible Man." Wells was deeply concerned about society's future, an interest that led him to seek answers from such political groups as the Fabian Society.

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        Le musée de l'Hôpital Saint-Louis Iconographie des maladies cutanées et syphilitiques, avec texte explicatif.

      P., Rueff, (v.1895), in folio, de 2ff-IV-348pp. 50 planches h.t. en chromolitho. sur fond noir des moulages des principales maladies de la peau, qq. figures in t., demi-basane verte époque à coins, dos orné lég. passé, coiffes et coins usés. Edition originale de cette spectaculaire iconographie des moulages qui étaient exposés dans les Galeries de l'Hôpital Saint-Louis à Paris. Besnier, en poste à l'Hôpital Saint-Louis dès 1872, se consacra surtout à la dermatologie et créa le premier laboratoire de recherches histologiques. Les textes sont des Drs. Ernest Besnier, A. Fournier, Tenneson, Hallopeau, Du Castel, H. Feulard et L. Jacquet.

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        Les nouvelles idées sur la structure du système nerveux chez l'homme et chez les vertébrés

      Paris, Reinwald et cie, 1895. 1895, 1895, in-8, de XVI, 200 et (1) pages, demi-toile postérieure (couvertures d'origine conservées), Deuxième édition de cet ouvrage qui fut publié pour la première fois en 1894. Cette édition française fut revue et augmentée par l'auteur, traduite de l'espagnol par L. Azoulay, avec une préface de Mathias-Duval. On trouve ici un certain nombre de recherches encore inédites de Ramon Y Cajal, mais aussi de quelques autres auteurs. Quelques rousseurs mais néanmoins bon exemplaire

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        Regesta episcoporum constantiensium. Regesten zur Geschichte der Bischöfe von Constanz von Bubulcus bis Thomas Berlower 517-1496. 5 Bände. Brab. von Paul Ladewig, Threodor Müller, Karl Rieder u.a.

      Innsbruck, Wagner\'sche Universitätsbuchhandlung, 1895-1941 (und Glashütten Auvermann, 1970 für Band I). 29,5 x 22 cm. Bd. I: VII, 399 S.; Bd. II: VII, 603 S.; Bd. III: 424 S., Bd. IV: 550 S., Band V: 158 Seiten. Orig.-Leinenbände. *Umfangreiches Regestenwerk, das durch die lange Erscheinungsdauer in verstreut erschienenen Einzellieferungen von 1895-1941 selten komplett finden ist. Vorliegend die Ausgabe des Verlages Detlef Auvermann (Glashütten), der die Restauflagen vom Verlag Wagner aufgekauft und den vergriffenen ersten Band 1970 durch einen guten Reprint ersetzt hat. Er hat sämtliche Bände (I-V) mit einem einheitlichen Verlegereinband versehen (die Bände II-V enthalten die originalen Druckbögen, Band I im Reprint). Band V erschien 1931 (noch vor Band IV) und enthält die Lieferungen 1-2 (für die Jahre 1474-1480) - mehr ist nicht erschienen, weil der Bearbeiter Karl Rieder in den 30iger Jahren gestorben war. - Vollständiges Exemplar des seltenen Werkes in allen erschienenen Lieferungen und einheitlichen Einbänden. - Ausgeschiedene Bibliotheksdublette mit Rückensignatur und entwertetem Stempel auf den Titelrückseiten. Ansonsten sauberes unbenutztes Exemplar. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        CALLI CANALI E ISOLE DELLA LAGUNA - FERD. ONGANIA VENEZIA

      Ferdinando Ongania editore, 1895. ITALIANO 5 Imponente volume con mezza legatura in pelle e tessuto con titoli oro al dorso e raffinata illustrazione al piatto anteriore. Segni del tempo al dorso. Indice a due colori rosso e nero con capilettera ornati in rosso. Dedica al frontespizio datata 1915 non firmata. Fioritura alle pagine. Presenti 100 fotoincisioni protette da velina. USATO

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        The Brownies Through the Union

      New York: Published by The Century Co, 1895. First edition. Illustrated throughout from pen and ink drawings by the author. 1 vols. 4to. Original color-printed, pictorial glazed boards. Near fine copy, bright and clean, in a superb copy of the rare, original dust jacket (light wear) reproducing (in brown) Cox's cover design. Lovely copy of a fragile book, and RARE THUS. First edition. Illustrated throughout from pen and ink drawings by the author. 1 vols. 4to. In the Rare Dust Jacket -- and an Original Brownie Drawing. Unusually pretty fifth book of the perennially popular Brownie series. Laid in is an original pen and ink Brownie drawing, docketed on rear with directions to printer.

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        LE CHAT NOIR. N°1 ( 14 janvier 1882) au N° 688 ( 30 Mars 1895).

      - Soit 14 annés en 688 numéros, reliés en demi-chagrin noir, dos lisse, titre doré. Suite complète des 688 premiers numéros avec toutes les couvertures conservées, chaque numéro illustré comprend une planche à pleine page.Cette revue avait pour Directeur Rodolphe Salis, secrétaire Sarah Bernhardt, rédacteur en chef Alphonse Allais, secrétaire de la direction George Auriol et Narcisse Lebeau, Administrateur Maurice Isabey.Elle contient en édition pré-originale des poèmes de Verlaine, Ch. Cros, J. Moréas, Laurent Tailhade et des textes d'Alphonse Allais, de Courteline, Maurice Rollinat, Léon Bloy Importante illustration due à André Gill, Ad. Willette, H. de Sta, R. Salis, H. Pille, Ch. Léandre, Steinlen, Caran d'Ache, Uzès, J. Fr. Raffaëlli, F. Fau, L. Bombled, Henri Rivière, George Auriol, L. Maltesse, Lucien Pissarro, etc. D'un exceptionnel état de fraicheur. Livres

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        Autograph Letter Signed Twice to British author an film producer, R. J. Minney (1895-1979)on printed address stationery, 4to, London, March 3, 1942

      1895. Wells writes a philosophical letter to the editor of "The Strand Magazine," R. J. Minney (1895-1979) who was also an author and film producer. Minney was the editor of "The Strand Magazine" from 1941-42, after working at other magazines which published Wells' works. By the time Wells writes this letter to Minney, they had established a long working relationship. At the beginning of the letter, Wells answers Minney's request for a "tiny contribution" for which he has been paid 10 pounds. He, rather sarcastically suggests that he is giving Minney "The gist of a life's experience for" 10 pounds. The first section of the letter is bracketed "Private & Personal." Here Wells writes, "My dear Minney, 'Tiny Contribution' indeed. The gist of a life's experience for £10! I like your check. It will take me hours to compose the brief message below…." He signs for the first time, "Yours H. G. Wells." What follows can be described as that "gist of a life's experience." Whether this was intended for inclusion in an article for "The Strand Magazine," it is difficult to say. It does not appear to have been published. Wells writes as if he is proofreading his own work as well, with a cross-out correction and periods circled. In his fine hand he writes, "For the future life of the species see my 'outlook for Homo Sapiens'...," recently published in 1942 when this letter was written. He inserts and arrow from the words above to insert "lower case" fonts. He continues, "but if you mean the conscious individual life I see nothing worth carrying over and no means of carrying it over. Conscious life is dependent on a supply of aerated blood to the brain. When that stops we stop. When it weakens or is interrupted we sleep or faint. Yet those whom we have known & loved & who have died may live on in us more powerfully than when they were alive I have done things & not done things in the past year because of the silent influence of X who died fifteen years ago. But we defile & destroy such precious memories [here he is referring to his second wife, Amy Catherine Robbins, whom he called Jane and who had died in 1927] altogether if we finish the foul intervention of Sludge this Medium or if we talk too freely [here Wells has crossed out two words, first "freely" which appear to be misspelled, then above that "Falsely", then below rewrites "freely" ] and make an egotistical parade of our loss." He signs a second time, "H. G. Wells," adding a paraph connected to the "s" Around the same time as this letter, Wells was likely working on the last few articles and essays he published, all dealing in some way with the concept articulated here. Wells published a series of essays "'42 to 44: A Contemporary Memoir," which also included a thesis he submitted in 1942 to the University of London for the Doctorate of Science. The thesis was on the "Quality of Illusion in the Continuity of the Individual…." In all of these final writings, Wells presents himself as more of a scientist than an artist, not as much a novelist as a thinker. In "The Happy Turning," which was published in 1945, he says, "The human mind may be in a phase of transition to a new, fearless, clear-headed way of living in which understanding will be the supreme interest in life, and beauty a mere smile of approval… in a universe completely conscious of itself, Being achieves its end. Wells was remarkable for his foresight and imagination in such famous works as "The Time Machine" and "The Invisible Man." Wells was deeply concerned about society's future, an interest that led him to seek answers from such political groups as the Fabian Society.

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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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        The Blue Jackets, or Her Majesty's Service. A Farce, in One Act.

      London: B. Pollock,, [1895?] . Text duodecimo (168 × 108 mm), together with plates landscape octavo (219 × 173 mm). Both stitched as issued. 9 hand-coloured plates as called for; "4 Plates Characters, 3 Pl. Scenes, 2 Pl. Wings, No. 5 & 8." Plates a little browned, and with very slight marginal chipping, but overall very good indeed. An extremely unusual complete copy of one of Pollock's adaptations for the juvenile drama, or toy theatre. Stirling's play was originally produced around 1835. Stirling himself is probably best known as the first theatrical adapter of Dickens, and as acting and stage manager of the Adelphi. The putative date is drawn from the cataloguing of Ohio State University's microfilmed copy of that at the V&A on OCLC, which shows just two copies of the original, Brown and Huntington. No copies on Copac.

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        Long autograph letter signed to 'Dearest Nana', (Dorothea Ulrike Alice, 1870-1932, Princess of Prussia, daughter of Emperor Friedrich III, wife, 1889, of King Constantine I of Greece)

      1895 - Mrs Mary Ann Wakelin (b. 1837 or 1838, née Conway, from 1886 Mrs William Morter), begging her "not to loose time in looking for a nurse! . as the old Nana of my husband, is to weak & nervous to continue . she is so good & kind, but I fear it is killing & she will break down, one of these days!", Princess Sophie can reply "yes or No" by telegram, and encloses "a good adress [not present], where the nurse can get her ticket for crossing out . I am so glad you liked the photo . You don't mention Gertrude & John, I hope they are well! With a big hug, your old Sophie", 3 sides 8" x 5" black-edged, Athens, December 30th 1894, modern style Mrs Wakelin was Nanny from about 1860 to the children of the Crown Prince (later Emperor Friedrich III) and Vicky, till 1879, when she went to look after Princess Charlotte's baby Feo. She remarried in 1886 to William Morter of Hampstead. Her children Gertrude and John came out to Potsdam soon after their mother, and Gertrude in particular struck up a long friendship with Princess Charlotte, who was the same age, and with whom she went to school. Princess Sophie had written in November asking if Mrs Morter knew of a nurse for her young sons George (II) and Alexander (I), as the current nurse was "most irritable and severe", and it appears her husband's old nurse had stepped in to fill the gap.

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        Le Mémorial historique et géographique de la patisserie contenant 2200 recettes de pâtisserie, glaces et liqueurs. Orné de gravures dans le texte. Avec anecdotes et biographies des grands Auteurs de la gastronomie, un portrait du marquis de Cussy, un d'Antoine Carême, un de Grimod de la Reynière, celui de Jules Gouffé et une lettre autographe d'Antonin Carême 1832

      Chez l'Auteur, 1895. In-8° (225x139mm), pp. XI, XXXII, 605, legatura contemporanea al volume in m. pelle rossa con titolo e fregi in oro su dorso a nervi. Piatti e sguardie marmorizzate. Numerose silografie intercalate n.t. e 4 ritratti silografici f.t. (del marchese de Cussy, di Antonin Carême, di de Grimod de la Reynière, di Jules Gouffé). Fra le pp. 504-505, tre pagine di facsimile di una lettera autografa del 1832 del gastronomo Antonin Carême. Firma in facsimile dell'autore al verso dell'occhietto. Al foglio del titolo l'indicazione dell'indirizzo parigino del Lacam è corretta con un'annotazione manoscritta del tempo da rue de Paris, Vincennes in 43 rue Montorgueil. Al margine inferiore del frontespizio, etichetta editoriale con annuncio di un "vient de paraitre" gastronomico. Ottimo esemplare con il solo difetto di aloni marginali a svariate pagine. Terza edizione e terzo migliaio di classica opera di pasticceria, uno dei lavori fondamentali in tale materia, che godette di grande fortuna tra la fine del XIX secolo e gli inizi del XX. La trattazione contiene oltre 2200 ricette, oltre ad aneddoti e biografie dei grandi gastronomi e pasticceri dell'epoca, e riguarda i dolci, i gelati, gli "entremets", gli sciroppi, le gelatine, le conserve di frutta, le puree, le marmellate, i timballi, etc. Il Lacam (1836-1902), nativo di Saint-Amand-de-Belvès, fu pasticcere del principe di Monaco Carlo III, membro dell'Académie de cuisine e tra le più importanti autorità in materia del suo tempo, insignito del diploma d'onore nel 1891, '92, '93, '94. Fu autore di apprezzatissime opere come il "Patissier-Glacier" e "Le mémorial des glaces" e fu creatore di numerosi dolci. Cfr. Oberlé, 243. Manca al Vicaire, "Bibliographie gastronomique". Cfr. Bitting, pp. 267-68 (cita solo il "Mémorial des Glaces"). Francese

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        Die Heimat. Zeitschrift für Natur- und Landeskunde von Schleswig-Holstein und Hamburg.

      2. / ZS 500082 / 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, 67/68, 70, 71/72, 73/74, 75/76, 77/78 Register: 1831-1943, 1947-1962 u. 1963-1985 Zustand Die ersten Jahrgänge zum Teil mit stärkeren Gebrauchsspuren, insgesamt von guter bis sehr guter Erhaltung. Ordentl. Rechnung inkl. MwSt.

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        Unterricht im Taucherdienst in der k. u. k. Kriegs-Marine - Der Niederdruck-Taucher-Apparat. [lessons for diving in the k. u. k. navy-service].

      Sehr selten, sehr spezifisch. Eine echte Besonderheit. Mit 14 farbigen, lithografierten Tafeln zum Ausklappen in sehr gutem Zustand!! Abgebildet sind Ausrüstung wie Pumpe, Lampen, aber auch Tauchvorgänge und Ausrüstungsdetails. Siehe Fotos!! Das Buch bietet aufgrund des Anleitungs-Charakters einen sehr detaillierten Überblick über den Stand der Technik und den Stand des Wissens zur Zeit vor 1895, erhellend auch unter militärischen Aspekten. Darüber hinaus mit Blick auf die Tafeln im Anhang ist das Buch von großer Schönheit. Aus dem Inhalt: Die Beschreibung des Tauchapparates / Die Luftpumpe / Die Schläuche und Manometer / Der Lufttornister / Der Taucheranzug mit dem Helm und die Wollkleider / Die Taucherschuhe und Gewichte / Das Tauchermesser / Sonstige Ausrüstungsgegenstände / Aufstellung und Herrichtung / Ankleiden / Bedienung der Luftpumpe / Instructionen für den Unterricht / Tauchen mit dem Anzuge / Tauchen ohne Anzug / Vorgang bei Arbeiten am Schiffsboden / Instandhaltung / Die Taucherlampen / Beschreibung der Tauchertelefone / Instruktionen für die Hilfeleistung bei verunglückten Tauchern. Das Buch befindet sich in einem guten Zustand. Ecken und Kanten etwas berieben und bestoßen, angestaubt. Innen sauber. Auf dem Deckel und dem Titelblatt ist die Zeile 1.Theil verlagsseitig durchgestrichen (siehe Foto). Vorsatz etwas finger- oder stockfleckig. Innen sauber u. gepflegt. Bindung fest. Vollständig. Sehr schönes Exemplar dieses Rarissimums. Handschriftlicher Vermerk mit Bleistift am Innendeckel, dass ein gewisser Staniek das Buch in der Kabine des Chefarztes vergessen hat. Mit zahlreichen Tafeln zum Ausklappen im Anhang mit farbigen Darstellungen von technischem Gerät, siehe Fotos. Die Tafeln sind in sehr gutem Zustand, wie das ganze Buch. Die Fotos sind Teil der Bildbeschreibung. The book is in good condition. Complete! See photographs! Do not hesitate to ask questions, before ordering. The photographs are part of the description. Lehrbuch Unterrichtsbuch - Lehrgang - Österreich- Ungarn Habsburger Monarchie Kriegsmarine Kampfschiff Schlachtschiff Ära Dreadnought Panzerkreuzer Triest Pola U-Boot Unterseeboot Tauchen Tauchlehrgang Marinetaucher Marinetauchen Kampftaucher Kampftauchen Taucherglocke Militär Flotte militärisches Tauchen 19. Jahrhundert kaiserliche Marine Erster Weltkrieg WW1.

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        BLAKE OF THE "RATTLESNAKE" OR THE MAN WHO SAVED ENGLAND: A STORY OF TORPEDO WARFARE IN 189- .

      Tower Publishing Company Limited, London 1895 - Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5 [6] 7-269 [270: blank] [271-272: ads], sixteen inserted plates and other illustrations and diagrams in the text by Jane, original pictorial gray-green cloth, front panel stamped in red and black, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. A presentation copy with inscription by Jane on the front free endpaper: "To Philip Latey / with Fred T. Jane's / compliments. / Oct. 1895." The first of Jane's four scientific romances. An account of future sea warfare by a naval authority and future compiler of yearly catalogues of ships and aircraft. "War against France and Russia in torpedo-carrying ships, with love melodrama around hero. He dies saving England, after her fleet has been destroyed because of coal miners' strike. Bloody-minded anti civilian militarism." - Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 61. "I would say one final word to those who object to these 'future war yarns,' on the grounds that they are likely to set other nations, at present friendly to us, by the ears. Foreign writers are frequently turning out similar stories, describing the utter destruction of the British Navy by their own; yet I never heard of any of us bearing them ill-will for it. May our Warfare of the Future long be confined to the pages of books; as, indeed, it will be, so long as foreign nations know that we are ready to tackle the lot of them if need be." - (from the author's "preface") The author's illustrations are quite interesting from an artistic point of view and, especially in the scenes of nocturnal combat, have an impressionistic quality, a touch of Turner. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1171. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 443. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 21. Clarke, Voices Prophesying War: Future Wars 1763-3749 (1992), p. 77 and p. 230. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 122. Stableford, Scientific Romance in Britain 1890-1950, p. 130. Bleiler (1978), p. 109. Reginald 07833. Cloth lightly worn at spine ends and corner tips, tiny spot at bottom edge of front cover, free endpapers and page edges a bit darkened, a bright, tight, very good copy. A nice copy of an attractive book rarely found in superior condition. (#156840) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        An Island Garden.

      Boston:: Houghton, Mifflin & Co.,. Very Good. 1895. Hardcover. B0195L1IJQ . With color pictures and illuminations by Childe Hassam, including twelve tissue-guarded plates. An early printing. Tipped onto the front paste-down is a single sheet with the author's poem, "Song: A bird upon a rosy bough..." - written in the author's hand and SIGNED. Octavo, bound in green cloth with gilt lettering and decorations, top edge gilt. Moderate shelf wear and aging, age darkened/foxed along the spine, two previous owners' book-plates on front paste-down (beneath the tipped sheet), newspaper article announcing a previous owner's wedding affixed to front free endpaper, else very good. Binding is solid. ; 126 pages .

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        The Lost Stradivarius - in lovely condition

      A first edition, first printing published Blackwood in 1895. A near fine book with one small name to the front endpaper. Beneath is the name 'Charles G. Falkner' - a family member of Falkner. The book has the catalogue with 11/95 to the rear. Corners a little rubbed. Titles are much stronger than is usual found. Small tear to page 94 caused by a production fault.A very nice copy of the author's first book.

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        Jude the Obscure.

      London: James R. Osgood, McIlvaine & Co.,, [1895]. With an Etching by H. Macbeth-Raeburn and a Map of Wessex. Octavo. Original vertical-ribbed green cloth, titles to spine gilt, gilt roundel of Hardy's monogram within a floral wreath on front cover, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Etched frontispiece with captioned tissue guard by H. Macbeth-Raeburn, map at the end. Pencil ownership inscription and booksellers blind stamp to head of front free endpaper. Spine gently rolled, light bumps to extremities, small fade mark to front panel, light foxing to pastedowns. First edition in book form, first state, with all 17 pages noted by Purdy retaining their pagination: uncommon thus. Hardy's last novel originally appeared as a bowdlerised serial in Harper's Magazine from December 1894 to November 1895, when the European and American editions were published simultaneously in London and New York, and post-dated 1896. "The records of neither printer nor publisher have survived in the case of Jude, but from Osgood, McIlvaine's advertisement Â… (Saturday Review, 15 February 1896), it is apparent that there was more than one impression of the novel. It is difficult to say if these are distinguishable. Signature A–H do exist in two distinct states, however—with page numbers on partially blank pages and (conforming to usage throughout the remainder of the volume) without these. These 8 signatures are often found mixed (first and second state) Â… [but] all are first state in the first state in Hardy's own copy, 5 presentation copies inscribed by him in November 1895, and in the British Musuem, Bodleian, and Cambridge copies Â… Signatures A-H in the first state may possibly be an indication, therefore, of the first impression" (Purdy).

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        THE VICTORY IN SPECIAL SESSIONS. THE RELIGIOUS PROCEEDINGS IN ESSEX MARKET COURT AND IN THE COURT OF SPECIAL SESSIONS, WHICH ANTHONY COMSTOCK INSTITUTED BY CONFISCATING THE BOOK ENTITLED ‘MAASE TOLUI.’ HA-NITSAHON: DER UNGEHAYERER GROYSER ZIEG FUN YUDENTHUM IBER KRISTENTHUM . VELKHE HOBEN ARRESTIRT DI TSVAY HISTORISHE IDISHE BIKHER "MAYSEY TOLOY" UN YESHUA HANOYTSRI.

      [New York]. N.D. - No Date [1895? ]. 1st Edition. Original Paper Wrappers. 8vo. 65 pages; 19 cm. In Yiddish with Yiddish and English title page. Singerman 4911. The first monograph defending Jewish anti-missionary publications against censorship in America. An American Jewish lawyer documents his case against infamous Post Office Inspector Anthony Comstock’s confiscation of Jewish anti-missionary material. In this work, Solomon Rosenthal criticizes Comstock’s confiscation of Shlyomsky’s [Shliomski’s] book, "Toldot Yeshu. Sefer Mayse Talui, " ‘The History of Jesus, ’ (Singerman 4931) , which Comstock saw as blasphemous and anti-Christian. Indeed, Shlyomski had noted in the book (in Yiddish) : ""Di falshkayt fun di missyonerin redners, velkhe behoyften das der foter un zohn mit zayner muter zaynen fun eyn heyligkayt, diezer seyfer ober zogt unz oys vos in heyder iz geven, ales rikhtig aroysgenumen fun eyn alter gemore Sanhedrin, velkhe eynige hundert yohr alt, durkh Mosheh Shliomski. " The notorious "Anthony Comstock (1844 –1915) was a United States Postal Inspector and politician dedicated to ideas of Victorian morality. The terms ‘comstockery’ and ‘Comstockism’ were used for his extensive campaign to censor materials he considered indecent and obscene, such as birth control information. " (Wikipedia, 2016) SUBJECT(S) : Christianity – Controversial literature. Controversial literature. OCLC lists 8 copies worldwide, with locations only in coastal libraries. Wrappers are rubbed. Pages browning. Otherwise good condition. (AMR-49-46B) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Fotoalbum Südafrika

      0 - 126 Originalfotografien amerikanischer Kolonialisten im Zeitraum von 1895 bis 1905. Eingangs Gruppenfoto: "Part of Tzaneen Staff Febr 1905." und 2 Aufn. von Reitern im Yosemite Valley California U.S.A. 40 Fotogr. aus dem Alltagsleben südafrikanischer Volksstämme der Zulu und Basotho. Diese Abzüge num., tlw. in Engl. oder Dt. bez. (einge mit Aufschr. "Mariannhill"), 10 x 15 cm. Verschiedene Aufn. der Gegenden um die Städte Tzaneen, Lydenburg und Barberton in Südostafrika: 6 Panoramabilder 10 x 16 cm, etwa 60 Aufn. ca. 8,5 x 11 cm. 12 Aufn. (1895 - 1900) 12 x 17 cm, darunter 4 Ansichten nach einer Jagd. Alle mit handschriftl. engl. Untertitel, meist mit Jahresangabe, auf festem grünen Karton aufgeklebt in Lwd. d. Zt. Albumgr. 23 x 30 cm. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        TALES OF A TRAVELLER

      New York and London: The Knickerbocker Press for G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1895. 2 volumes. The Buckthorne Edition. With 25 illustrations, including five by Arthur Rackham. The text set within elaborately designed borders printed in blue-gray and red, and with black and white head- and tail-pieces and multi-line pictorially illustrated capitals. Illustratiions reproduce Rackham paintings and also include gravures. 8vo, original gilt lettered and elaborately decorated blue cloth, with elaborate and extensive art nouveau decorations of green and gilt, blue and black on the spines and upper covers, t.e.g. The bindings are signed GWE (George Wharton Edwards). A very early Rackham illustrated work. The original cloth protective dustjackets are also present here. [viii],, 316; [viii], 312 pp. A very fine and handsome set, bright and clean and unusually well preserved. BEAUTIFULLY DECORATED AND BOUND IN DELUXE CLOTH GILT. A PLEASING COPY WASHINGTON IRVING’S CLASSIC WORK. After the runaway success of THE SKETCH BOOK, also published under the Crayon pseudonym, Irving became quite the literary celebrity in Europe. He was lionized by both the English and French and for several years the intimate of such notable men of letters as Scott, Byron and Moore. In fact, it is said that he vied with Payne for the affections of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. During this time he traveled Europe extensively always looking for material for his writing endeavors. After a period of living in Dresden and Paris he returned to London to publish these TALES OF A TRAVELLER in 1824. This is the beautifully illustrated and highly decorated Buckthorne Edition.

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        Leçons sur les maladies nerveuses (Salpêtrière, 1893-94). Recueillies et publiées par Henry Meige. [avec :] Leçons sur les maladies nerveuses. Deuxième série (Hôpital Saint-Antoine).

      Paris, G. Masson, 1895-99. ____ Première édition des leçons de Brissaud, disciple de Charcot. Rare complet des deux séries. Illustré par 405 figures dans le texte (dessins et photos). "Edouard Brissaud, like Raymond a superb clinical neurologist, was professor of medecine of the faculty of Medecine. From his clinical and neuropathological work at the Salpêtrière, he was able to set forth the double innervation of the face. Brissaud pointed out the disassiociation between voluntary and mimetic expresssion as seen in cases of pseudobulbar palsy in contrast to the mask facies of parkinsonism (1895-99). His studies of parkinsonism are in the second volume (1899) of his textbok of nervous disease." Garrison's History of neurology 294. Envois manuscrits sur les faux-titres : "A mon cher maître et ami le professeur Joffroy. Très amicalement. E. Brissaud". Alexis Joffroy, (1844-1908), élève et collaborateur de Charcot, était professeur à la Faculté de médecine de Paris, membre de l'Académie de médecine et médecin à l'Asile de Saint-Anne. Avec Charcot, il décrivit les lésions pathologiques dans l'atrophie musculaire progressive et la poliomyélite. (Voir Garrison-Morton 4665 et 4740). *****. 2 volumes grand in-8. [233 x 155 mm] Collation : (4), III, (1), 644 pp. / (4), 560 pp. Demi-basane noire, dos à nerfs, tranches mouchetées. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        Les Maîtres de l'Affiche, 1895-1900.

      KLEURRIJK BEELD VAN DE BELLE ÉPOQUEAffiches uit de Belle Époque op klein formaat. Uit Les Maîtres de l'Affiche: publication mensuelle contenant la reproduction des plus belles affiches illustrées des grands artistes, français et étrangers. Lithografieën in kleur vervaardigd tussen 1895-1900.Rond het jaar 1890 waren gelithografeerde affiches op groot formaat een opkomend fenomeen en hét nieuwe medium om ophanden zijnde voorstellingen in het theater, het circus, dansvoorstellingen en het variété onder de aandacht van het publiek te brengen. Ze werden door schilders en kunstenaars, die zich tot dan ook lieten verleiden tot zeer uiteenlopende ontwerpen, met veel enthousiasme als een nieuwe kunstuiting omarmd. Deze affiches vormen ook vandaag de dag nog ons beeld van de Belle Époque.De bakermat voor deze nieuwe rage lag zonder twijfel in Parijs, waar Jules Chéret zich als de ware meester van deze nieuwe kunst ontpopte, zowel zijn ontwerpen als de gebruikte techniek waren génial.Op de wereldtentoonstelling van 1889 werd Jules Chéret geëerd met een eigen tentoonstelling waarbij hij voor zijn oeuvre tot dan toe een gouden medaille ontving. Deze tentoonstelling was voor het grote publiek tevens een eerste kennismaking met het fenomeen affiche. Hierna volgde een succes dat zijn weerga niet kende. Op speciaal daarvoor opgerichte zuilen en andere oppervlakten die zich er voor leenden, werden de vaak immens grote affiches geplakt. Deze nieuwe straatkunst bracht ook een enorme verzamelwoede op gang. De populariteit van deze ?fresco?s van het trottoir?, zoals het affiche bewonderend werd genoemd, gold echter niet alleen voor de aankondigingen van de diverse culturele manifestaties. Het medium werd ook gezien als een interessante vorm van betaalbare kunst voor het grote publiek en gaf bovendien de kunsthandel een nieuwe impuls.Inspelend op dit grote succes, ontstond in 1895 op initiatief van Jules Chéret in samenwerking met Impremerie Chaix de serie publicaties van ?Les Maîtres de l?Affiche?. Men kon zich abonneren op deze serie, op klein formaat los in mappen uitgegeven affiches, driemaandelijks van december 1895 tot november 1900 uitkwam. In een oplage van vier stuks per maand zijn er in de vijf jaar van het bestaan 240 affiches uitgegeven. Bovendien werden speciaal voor abonnees van Les Maîtres door verschillende kunstenaars speciale affiches ontworpen zonder aankondiging of reclameopdruk.Het papier waarop ze gedrukt werden was van zeer hoge kwaliteit. Dit in tegenstelling tot de reguliere grote affiches, die op een mindere kwaliteit papier werden gedrukt, maar dan ook een ander doel dienden. De mooie heldere afbeeldingen van Les Maîtres de l?Affiche geven een interessant beeld van wat er zich op het gebied van het culturele leven, gezien door de ogen van diverse bekende kunstenaars, aan het einde van de 19de-eeuw afspeelde.Prijs: ?575,- (per stuk incl. lijst).

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        The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

      (Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1895. Morris, William. Three octavo volumes. 399; 412; 421pp. One of 250 copies. Ornate wood-engraved double-page opening in Volume I and initials and borders throughout the three volumes by William Morris. In a letter to a friend in 1855, William Morris wrote that he had just been reading Shelley's works and that he liked what he had read very much. He was particularly impressed by the poet's ode "To a Skylark," writing, "WHAT a gorgeous thing it is! utterly different to anything else I ever read... 'The Skylark' makes one feel happy only; I suppose because it is nearly all music..." This set in lovely matched bindings by G.P. Putnam's Sons Knickerbocker Press of gilt-stamped full green morocco. Gilt rule borders frame a central panel filled with a repeating "S" design, decorated with dots, flowers, and hints of leaves. Spine in six compartments with five raised bands. Gilt turn-ins highlight brown leather doublures. Binding signed "G.P. Putnam and Sons" on the lower front turn-in and "The Knickerbocker Press" on the lower rear turn-in. T.e.g. Each volume is protected by lined cloth jackets, and they are housed together in a slipcase. In addition to publishing books, the Albany-based Knickerbocker Press also produced fine bindings on par with British contemporaries Prideaux and Rivière. Bookplate of Veryl Preston, designed in 1902 by artist Joseph Winfred Spenceley. Preston was a Vice President of the American Steel Hoop Company, and held a high position in the steel trust after the company's absorption. Spines a bit darkened, else a fine set in beautiful bindings. (Peterson A29).

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        Child Christopher and Goldilind the Fair

      Hammersmith: The Kelmscott Press, 1895. "Quite The Most Charming Things Issued From My Press"And With the Erratum Slip[KELMSCOTT PRESS]. MORRIS, William. Child Christopher and Goldilind the Fair. [Hammersmith: The Kelmscott Press, 1895]. One of 600 paper copies of an edition of 612. Two sixteenmo volumes (5 5/8 x 4 in; 143 x 111 mm). [6, blank]], [4], 256, [2]; [8, blank], [2], 239, [3, blank] pp.Original holland-backed blue paper boards. Spine labels just a tiny bit of edge wear not affecting text, very light wear to corners, but still a far better copy of this charming little pair than is usually seen. With the erratum slip at the end of volume I "only inserted in some copies" (Peterson). With the decorative bookplate of Harry C. Goebel on each front paste-down."When you come to look at it, and see that you get a book like this…it would be impossible to refuse buying them. I love my books, and I love making them, and I think these little octavos [sic] quite the most charming things issued from my press" (Morris, Ideal Book, p. 113, as cited by Peterson).Peterson A35Child Christopher and Goldilind the Fair is a fantasy novel by William Morris, perhaps the first modern fantasy writer to unite an imaginary world with the element of the supernatural, and thus the precursor of much of present-day fantasy literature. It was first published in hardcover by Morris' Kelmscott Press in 1895. Child Christopher and Goldilind the Fair, set in the forested land of Oakenrealm, was Morris' re-imagining and recasting of the medieval Lay of Havelock the Dane, with his displaced royal heirs Christopher and Goldilind standing in for the original story's Havelock and Goldborough.

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        The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley.

      (Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1895). Three octavo volumes. 399; 412; 421pp. One of 250 copies. Ornate wood-engraved double-page opening in Volume I and initials and borders throughout the three volumes by William Morris. In a letter to a friend in 1855, William Morris wrote that he had just been reading Shelley's works and that he liked what he had read very much. He was particularly impressed by the poet's ode "To a Skylark," writing, "WHAT a gorgeous thing it is! utterly different to anything else I ever read... 'The Skylark' makes one feel happy only; I suppose because it is nearly all music..." This set in lovely matched bindings by G.P. Putnam's Sons Knickerbocker Press of gilt-stamped full green morocco. Gilt rule borders frame a central panel filled with a repeating "S" design, decorated with dots, flowers, and hints of leaves. Spine in six compartments with five raised bands. Gilt turn-ins highlight brown leather doublures. Binding signed "G.P. Putnam and Sons" on the lower front turn-in and "The Knickerbocker Press" on the lower rear turn-in. T.e.g. Each volume is protected by lined cloth jackets, and they are housed together in a slipcase. In addition to publishing books, the Albany-based Knickerbocker Press also produced fine bindings on par with British contemporaries Prideaux and Rivière. Bookplate of Veryl Preston, designed in 1902 by artist Joseph Winfred Spenceley. Preston was a Vice President of the American Steel Hoop Company, and held a high position in the steel trust after the company's absorption. Spines a bit darkened, else a fine set in beautiful bindings. (Peterson A29).

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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