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        The World Awheel.

      New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company,, 1896. With Fac-similes of Water Color Paintings by Â… Edited by Volney Streamer. Quarto. Original green half cloth and diaper-textured silver paper floral printed boards, title gilt to the spine, and to the upper board with gilt bicycle device and decorative silver ribbon and wheel devices, top edge gilt. 12 high-quality chromolithographic plates including the frontispiece. A little rubbed and lightly soiled, some professional restoration at the extremities and to the front, closed tear to front free endpaper and half-title also professionally repaired, light browning throughout as usual, overall a very good copy. First and only edition. Extremely uncommon, just 8 copies listed on OCLC, all in North America, no copies traced at auction. Wonderful Gibson Girl-style illustrations on a cycling theme. The twelve images, originally published by the Frederick A. Stokes Company in their Cycling World Calendar, represent bicyclistes of different nationalities; "they are Frenchy in subject, but have much action and good colour, and are strongly drawn" (New York Times), two feature American subjects, both in New York locations, Riverside Drive and Central Park. The original artwork was offered for sale at the Keppel Gallery in 1898. The plates are accompanied by a selection of prose and poetry inspired by the cycling craze. An attractive and highly-presentable copy, pencilled gift inscription to the front free endpaper of Samuel B. Cator, proprietor of the City Book Company, "a place where the Baltimore literati gathered" (Miller, The Scent of Eternity: A Life of Harris Elliott Kirk of Baltimore, p.659). On his death in 1921 the shop closed, and Cator was obituarized as one of "the quaintest, most original, most unworldly and most enjoyable geniuses that ever lived".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        MONETY TSARSTVOVANII IMPERATRITSY ELISABETY I I IMPERATORA PETRA III. TOM'; I I TOM II

      Undated reprints of the 1896 St. Petersburg originals. Two volumes. Folio [40.5 by 30.5 cm], matching blue quarter leather; blank red spine labels. Printed titles and half titles; portrait plate of Catherine II; decorative title; dedication leaf; iv, (ii), 295, (1) pages; printed titles and half title; 69, (1) pages; well-executed reproductions of the original's 22 superb phototype plates with tissue guards; printed title and half title; portrait plate of Peter III; decorative title; ii, (2), 40, 14 pages; well-executed reproductions of the original's 2 superb phototype plates with tissue guards. Only slight signs of wear. Fine. Well-produced reprints, with photographically reproduced plates that, while unable to truly replicate the outstanding originals, are far superior than halftone plates would be. The complete two volumes on Elizabeth I, also including the section on Peter III, of Grand Duke Georgii Mikhailovich's monumental work, published over a quarter century in a dozen volumes. Gromachevskii wrote that Monety Tsarstvovaniya is a "colossal and classic scientific work which has no equal in the Russian or in the entire foreign field of numismatic literature. Especially important for the coverage of monetary history through the inclusion of a vast wealth of hitherto inaccessible documentation. Each volume contains a well-focused summary covering the technical and fiscal aspects of the coinage it deals with, along with succinct, precise descriptions of the coins." The renowned numismatic researcher and collector Georgii Mikhailovich was born in Tiflis in 1863 and was murdered on January 28, 1919 by the Bolsheviks along with three other Russian Grand Dukes. His tragic end was in contrast to a life of privilege. The Grand Duke began collecting coins as a teenager and, being of exceptional means, soon formed an impressive collection. In Some Rare Coins in My Collection, he first proposed the publication of a corpus of Russian coinage from Peter the Great onwards. A corpus of pre-Petrine coinage had already been proposed by Count Tolstoï a few years earlier. The Grand Duke funded the project and under his direction the various volumes were compiled by Giel, Demmeni and others. Twelve volumes had appeared when the outbreak of war curtailed completion. Though 200 original copies of each volume were printed, the series has suffered heavy attrition over the years. Clain-Stefanelli 11178*. Grierson 193. Gromachevskii 92.

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        Our Mutual Friend.

      London: Chapman and Hall [1896], 1896. CROWN EDITION, in scarce original printed DUST-WRAPPER. Octavo, pp.x; 683; [1], blank. Publisher's russet-coloured buckram blocked in gilt and black, complete with rare paper jacket. With forty illustrations by Martin Stone. One of the author's most famous tales, issued as part of the 'Dickens Crown Edition' which was published between 1896-1899. Internally clean, gilt to spine tarnished else cloth is bright and fresh; fragile jacket with some chips and tears, neatly stabilised to reverse side with archival tape, losses to spine ends and joints, toned to same. A remarkable survival of a nineteenth century dustwrapper on a popular title by a major author. Rare thus. 'Our Mutual Friend,' written in the years 1864–65, is the last completed novel written by Charles Dickens, and concerns money, and what money can make of life. Preceding Dickens' final crime-based work 'The Mystery of Edwin Drood', this novel also features elements of intrigue and suspense; John Harmon, a wealthy young heir, is supposed drowned and in a case of mistaken identity his estate is passed to Boffin, a former servant of his father. John must infiltrate the Boffin household and gain their trust and friendship in order to regain his fortune.

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        Aleutian Indian and English dictionary: common words in the dialects of the Aleut Indian language as spoken by the Oogashik, Egashik, Egegik, Anangashuck and Misremie tribes around the Sulima River and neighboring parts of the Alaska peninsula.

      Lowman & Hanford Stationery and Printing Co., Seattle 1896 - First edition, 16mo, pp. 23; original printed pictorial wrappers, slightly chipped and fragile, but generally well-preserved. Aimed at traders and whalers the lexicon includes monetary terms (all in rubles) native names for individuals and trading companies, and animals (including seals and whales). Not in Vancil; not in Zaunmuller; Wickersham 2590. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        In Haunts of Wild Game

      William Blackwood, Edinburgh 1896 - A hunter's wanderings from Khalamba to the Limbombo. 576 pp. Ill. Author is known for his pursuit of leopard, lion & elephant. His book is one of the first to talk about the different haunts of leopards throughout Africa and the different methods of hunting them in various regions. Teeming with hunting stories. In demand and recommended. Fine half leather binding, marbled boards, raised spine bands and original covers and end papers bound in at front and rear. Great reading, long respected book. Also bound in at rear are the first book reviews od this title. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Collected Writings. 15 volumes complete.

      London; A & C Black -97 1896 - Fifteen volumes 8vo, contemporary half tan calf over marbled paper covered boards, the sides and corners blind ruled, the spine with gilt decorated raised bands, two red lettering pieces, the compartments panelled with gilt centres and corners, top edge gilt the other edges untrimmed, marbled endpapers, all volumes have the armorial bookplate of Fleming Crooks on front pastedown, and on the free endpaper opposite that of Archer Ryland. Volume 1 has a tissue-guarded frontispiece. Some occasional pencil marginalia, easily removed; spines and labels very slightly and uniformly faded; else a fine, good-looking, set. Will want extra postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Staniland (Booksellers) P.B.F.A.]
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        Madéfalva-Gyimesbükk Railway Tunnel and Viaduct

      - 3 original, vintage sepia photographs. Each labelled in ink on verso, two dated (1896). One with printed label in Hungarian on recto. Sizes: 180 × 130 mm and 190 × 150 mm. Collection of 3 photographs of the building of Transylvanian Railway Network between Mádéfalva and Gyimesbükk (today: Siculeni - Ghime?-F?get). This part of the network was built between 1895 and 1897. Due to the highland area there are several bridges, viaducts and tunnels on the railroad, one of them is the tunnel at Lóvész (today: Tunelul Ciumani at Livezi), with its lenght of 1223 meter it is still one of the longest railway tunnels in Romania. The photo is shows the entrance of the tunnel while under construction. Two images showing the erection of the piers of the 150 meter long, 22 meter high viaduct and the at Bányavögy (Oravi?a) over the Trotu? River. Stained, slightly faded. Overall in good condition. 3 original, vintage sepia photographs. Each labelled in ink on verso, two dated (1896). One with printed label in Hungarian on recto.

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        The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer now newly imprinted.

      Hammersmith: printed by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press,, 1896. Large folio (421 x 280 mm). 20th century blue morocco over bevelled boards by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, gilt panelled spine (gilt tooled on the raised bands with a fleur-de-lis motif), single-line gilt border on sides, three-line gilt turn ins. Housed in a morocco trimmed blue cloth, fleece-lined slipcase. Printed in black and red in Chaucer type, the titles of longer poems printed in Troy type. Double columns. With 87 woodcut illustrations after Sir Edward Burne-Jones, redrawn by Robert Catterson-Smith and cut by W. H. Hooper, woodcut title-page, 14 variously repeated woodcut borders, 18 variously repeated woodcut frames around illustrations, 27 nineteen-line woodcut initial words, numerous three-, six-, and ten-line woodcut initial letters, and woodcut printer's device, all designed by William Morris, and cut by C. E. Keates, W. H. Hooper, and W. Spielmeyer. Spine lightly sunned, a few scuffs to slipcase. One of only 425 paper copies, out of a total edition of 438 copies. The most ambitious and magnificent book of the Press, it was four years in the making. Morris designed the watermark for the paper, which was copied from an Italian incunable in Morris's collection and made entirely of linen by Batchelor. It took several requests before Clarendon Press granted permission to use Skeat's new edition of Chaucer. Burne-Jones called the book a pocket cathedral it is so full of design, and the finest book ever printed; if W. M. had done nothing else it would be enough. Burne-Jones devoted all his Sundays for almost three years to the work, and Morris came to talk with him as he drew. As the artist worked he increased the number of proposed illustrations from 48 to 60 to 72 to 87, and Morris accepted each change. The process of adapting the drawings to the woodblock, and engraving them, was entrusted to W. H. Hooper and R. Catterson-Smith, with Burne-Jones closely supervising every detail. Of these lovely pictures, those for the Canterbury Tales, the Romaunt of the Rose, Troilus and Criseyde, and the Legende of Goode Wimmen are better known than those for Chaucer's translation of Boethius, his prayer to the Virgin, the Parlement of Foules, A Treatise on the Astrolabe, and the surrealistic House of Fame. All are equally beautiful, and all contain images which remind one strongly of his paintings. "The Kelmscott Chaucer is not only the most important of the Kelmscott Press's productions; it is also one of the great books of the world. Its splendour can hardly be matched among the books of the time." (Ray, The Illustrator and the Book in England).

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        A Yankee at the Court of King Arthur

      Chatto & Windus, 1896 INSCRIBED EDITION of Mark Twain's A YAnkee at the Court of King Arthur. Published in London by Chatto & Windus, dated 1890 but ads in back dated 1896. INSCRIBED by the author on the half-title page. Inscription reads "To Lieut.-Col. Baddley R.A. with pleasantest remembrances of a charming experience in a far country. from The Author. London, New Years, 1897." Book in very good condition, spine slightly faded as well a small part on rear cover at spine, rear spine hinge starts cracking, front and rear upper corners of book bumped, little soiling on covers, book slightly leaning. Book comes in specially made cloth slipcase. We will provide a certificate of authenticity for this item.. Hardcover. Very Good.

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        Mucha, Alphonse - Lorenzaccio, Sarah Bernhardt.

      AFFICHE VAN EEN GROOTMEESTERAffiche ontworpen door Alphonse Mucha voor het toneelstuk "Lorenzaccio"' uit 1896 naar het verhaal van Alfred de Musset met Sarah Bernhardt in de hoofdrol. Lithografie. Afm. 100,5 x 38,2 cm.In Lorenzaccio speelde Sarah Bernhardt de tragisch romantische mannelijke held, Lorenzo de Médici, ten tijde van het beleg van Florence door hertog Alexander (16e- eeuw), die in het affiche gesymboliseerd wordt door een vervaarlijke draak die het wapen van de Médici bedreigt. Lorenzo beraamt de moord op Alexander, gesymboliseerd door de dolk die de draak doorboort in het paneel aan de onderkant van het affiche. Sarah Bernardt, nooit bang om een mannenrol uit te voeren, maakte van Lorenzaccio een van de klassieke rollen van haar repertoire.Alphonse Mucha werd geboren in Moravië (huidig Tsjechië) en is onlosmakelijk verbonden met de Art Nouveau, aanvankelijk "le style Mucha" genoemd. Als geen ander wist hij de Slavische ziel met een licht melancholische inslag weer te geven. In 1887 vertrok Mucha naar Parijs. Heel de stad was overweldigd door zijn werken en de affiches werden zelfs van de straten geroofd. De sierlijke lijnen, frisse pastelkleuren en weelderige motieven in zijn illustraties van sensuele vrouwen, werden de iconen van het fin de siècle.Een dergelijke vormgeving, zachte kleuring en verbluffend subtiele tekenkunst was vóór Mucha nog nooit eerder vertoond en gaf richting aan de Art Nouveau. Toch wilde Mucha niet dat zijn werk als "Art Nouveau"' bestempeld werd, in zijn ogen was kunst eeuwig en kon nooit nieuw zijn. Ook in onze tijd is Mucha nog steeds wereld beroemdMet dit schitterende affiche bereikt Mucha"s Art Noveau een hoogtepunt, het samenspel van weloverwogen details maakt het tot een meesterwerk.Prijs: € 4.150,- (incl. lijst, BTW margeregeling).

      [Bookseller: Inter-Antiquariaat MEFFERDT & DE JONGE]
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        Unter Mitwirkung von Georg Andresen und Hermann Heller herausgegeben von Wilhelm Hirschfelder (ab Jg. 4: Herausgegeben von Chr. Belger, O. Seyffert und K. Thiemann). Jahrgänge 1-12 u. 14-16 in 14 Bänden.

      Berlin, Verlag von S. Calvary & Co., 1881-1892 u. 1894-1896. - Erstausgabe. - Die ersten drei Jahrgänge erschienen unter dem Titel „Philologische Wochenschrift", ab dem vierten Jahrgang (ab hier auch in etwas kleinerem Format) unter „Berliner Philologische Wochenschrift". - Einbände etw. berieben u. bestoßen. Innendeckeln u. Vorsatzbll. m. Bibl.-Signatur. Titelbll. gestempelt. Etw. gebräunt. - ge Gewicht in Gramm: 20000 4°. Zus. ca. 11.000 S., HLdr.-Bde. d. Zt. m. goldgepr. Rückentiteln u. dreiseitig marmor. Schnitt. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Friebes]
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        tenture artistique.

      Bruxelles Librairie spéciale des beaux-arts E. Lyon-Claessen / Salmain 1896. gr-in folio, chromolithograph title and 51 plates, many heightened with silver and/or gold, with 25 accompanying description plates. in fine condition Eugène Plasky architecte d'ameublement. Superb illustrations of drapery and curtain-fabrics; extremely rare

      [Bookseller: ERIK TONEN BOOKSELLER]
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        Western Mail Football Annual 1896-97

      Western Mail 1896 - Reviews the 1895-6 season for all the South Wales clubs with emphasis on Cardiff, Newport, Swansea and Llanelly. Also covers Association Football in the Principality. Paperback. 12mo. 127pp + wrappers (rear wrapper only present). Various photos in text including WJ Bancroft, Owen Badger and AJ Gould. Spine missing and staple bleed to front advert. A fair copy. A very scarce and early Welsh rugby and soccer annual. Not recorded by Jenkins or Seddon.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Berlin, 13. IV. 1896. - 1¼ SS. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. Wohl an den Schriftsteller Friedrich Spielhagen wegen eines Treffens: "Würden Sie vielleicht mir mitteilen wollen, wann ich Sie zuhause antreffen könnte, oder einen dritten Ort zu einem Zusammentreffen bestimmen? Zwischen meiner ersten Inanspruchnahme durch Herrn Direktor Lehmann und Ihrem freundlichen Besuch liegt nämlich eine Korrespondenz, in der sich Herr Lehmann als so höflicher Kavalier erwies, dass ich ihm meine Absage schickte. Ich habe ja noch immer keine Antwort auf Anfragen von Ende Februar. Was für seltsame Formen sind das! [.]".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The Works.

      Hammersmith Kelmscott Press 1896 - Folio, edition limited to 425 copies, edited by F.S. Ellis, and W.W. Skeat, printed in red and black, 87 wood-engraved illustrations designed by Edward Burne-Jones, woodcut borders, frames, ornaments and initials throughout, near contemporary blue morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, spine in seven compartments gilt lettered in second, gilt edges, slipcase, an excellent example. The most splendid book produced by the Kelmscott Press, and one of the finest illustrated books ever produced. William Morris, the 19th-century designer, social reformer and writer, founded the Kelmscott Press towards the end of his life. He wanted to revive the skills of hand printing, which mechanisation had destroyed, and restore the quality achieved by the pioneers of printing in the 15th century. The magnificent Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, published in 1896, is the triumph of the press. Its 87 illustrations are by Edward Burne-Jones, the celebrated Victorian painter, who was a life-long friend of Morris. The Kelmscott Chaucer set a new benchmark for book design at the end of the 19th century. It was also the last great project of Morris' life, bringing together two of his passions. First, his love of medieval literature, which inspired the subjects and style of much of his own writing; Second, his socialist philosophy, which looked back to a time before mechanization and division of labour had destroyed, as he saw it, the personal fulfillment and social function of meaningful work. The book was exceptional in its ambitious number of illustrations and rich decorative borders. "If we live to finish it," Burne-Jones wrote, "it will be like a pocket cathedral – so full of design and I think Morris the greatest master of ornament in the world." Morris and Burne-Jones worked on the book for four years. Early in 1892, two trial pages were set in one of Morris' types, called 'Troy'. The results were not satisfactory, the problem being the type size. A smaller version of the same design was cut, and christened 'Chaucer'. Morris had intended to begin designs for the decorative borders immediately, but illness prevented him from starting until a year later. Meanwhile, Edward Burne-Jones spent every Sunday on the book's 87 illustrations, working long hours in fear that Morris might die before the project was finished. His pencil drawings were painted over in Chinese white and Indian ink by R. Catterson-Smith, whose interpretive role is often overlooked. The black and white designs were then transferred to wooden blocks and engraved by William Harcourt Hooper. On seeing the first copy, Burne-Jones wrote: "When Morris and I were little chaps at Oxford, if such a book had come out then we should have just gone off our heads, but we have made at the end of our days the very thing we would have made then if we could." (British Library Online Gallery). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Painting] Watercolor of a plaza in Zacatecas Mexico, showing market area, sellers, peasants milling about in serapes and sombreros, donkeys, fountain.

      1896. Measures 38 x 55cm (15 x 24.3 in.). Fine condition, behind glass, in period frame. Bottom right corner has legend "Zacatecas_ and "J. G. Brunn '96." Brunn was a Kansas City resident who painted during this period. Very little is known of him, but some dozen of his paintings have sold at auction. Excellent condition.

      [Bookseller: Plaza Books]
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        With H. M. 9th Lancers During the Indian Mutiny. The Letters of Brevet-Major O. H. S. G. Anson. Edited By His Son Harcourt S. Anson. With A Portrait Frontispiece

      W. H. Allen & Co., Limited, London 1896 - 20cm, viii, 280pp, potrait frontis, gilt titling to buckram covers - mild bump head of front board and smaller bumps, rubbed a little at head and tail of spine. Flyleaf a little creased. Mild foxing to first and final pages. Odd small marks in text, and odd page corner turned. Small name stamp to top of title page. Good plus overall. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Burne-Jones, Edward- Platino Photograph by Emery of Burne-Jones Original Kelmscott Chaucer Drawing]

      An original platino photograph taken by Emery Walker of Edward Burne-Jones' illustration for the 1896 Kelmscott Chaucer, "The Legend of Didonis," appearing on page 426. Circa 1892-1894. From the original estate of Robert Catterson-Smith, who reworked all of the Burne-Jones original pencil drawings for the book, through a novel and intricate process: making a pale platino print (Emory Walker), applying a thin wash of Chinese white with a little size in it (Catterson-Smith), redrawing the lines with a very sharp pencil followed by inking with a fine round sable brush (Catterson-Smith), making another photograph directly on the wood block (Emery Walker), which Hooper then cut for the final woodblock. This platino photograph print of the original Burne-Jones pencil drawing for the illustration which was then used by Catterson-Smith in the process outlined above. These early platino prints are exceedingly rare. Mounted onto a thick card backing. Size of platino: 135 x 175; Size of image: 125 x 166mm. Slight foxing to outside card, photograph not affected. Near fine. There are two crudely drawn sketches of an arm folded at right angles on the back of the card sheet.

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        William Morris's Poetical Works. 10 volume set

      London: Longman's Green & Co. G +: in Good condition plus with marbled eps. Some fading to backstrips with some small patches of rubbing to raided bands. Several volumes lightly bumped. Some foxing to prelims. Teg. 1896. Cheaper issue of the Library edition. Later half Morocco gilt with marbled boards. 190mm x 120mm (7" x 5"). 3789pp. Bound by Bickers & Son, Leicester Sqr. Set comprises: The Earthly Paradise Volumes I-IV; The Life and Death of Jason; The Defence of Guenevere, and other Poems; The Story of Sigurd the Volsung, and the Fall of the Niblungs; Poems by the Way and Love is Enough or the Freeing of Pharamond. A Morality; The Odyssey of Homer and The Aenids of Virgil. .

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        STORY OF MY LIFE (THE) - in sei volumi

      Allen, London 1896 - Edizione: Prima edizione . Pagine: 515+517+444+488+470+596 . Illustrazioni: Tavole fuori testo e all'antiporta e moltissimi disegni di paesaggi nel testo incisi su legno dall'autore . Rilegatura: Cartonato telato nero con bordi rossi e scritte in oro . Caratteristiche: La storia dal 1713 al 1900. Una quantità enorme di notizie, curiosità , di storia, di costume, della vita dell'epoca e fascino dovute all'elegante penna del grande viaggiatore, scrittore di storia e di guide Augustus Hare. Foto disponibili . Note epoca: il primo e 1900 il sesto

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        Dragoner-Bilder. Uniformen des 1ten Brandenburgischen Dragoner-Regiments No. 2.

      Leipzig, Meisenbach, Riffarth & Co., ca. 1896. - Mit 20 farbigen lithographischen Tafeln in Original-Leinenmappe, 52 x 40 cm, Mappe etwas berieben und bestossen, die Tafeln papierbedingt gleichmäßig etwas gebräunt.

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        The Savoy: An Illustrated Quarterly

      London: Leonard Smithers, 1896 - No. 1, January, 1896. The first issue of this periodical that featured various writers and artists of the nineties, the most prominent and recognizable of whom was Beardsley. PublisherÕs pink boards; some wear, especially at the extremities; bookplate; 1948 gift inscription, about very good, but in the rare (or apparently unrecorded) dust jacket. The jacket is plain brown paper on which the cover illustration (designed by Beardsley, but on white or cream paper) is mounted. The jacket has marginal wear and chips, missing small portions at the spine ends, which have also suffered on the binding; the jacket wear corresponds to wear to the volume. This copy does not have the Christmas card often found with the volume. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A.]
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        Photogenic. (3). [Signierte Original-Fotografie / signed original photograph].

       Lotte Jacobi geboren 1896 in Thorn, Westpreußen; gestorben 1990 in Concord, New Hampshire. Deutsche Porträt-, Theater- und Kunstfotografin. Original Gelatinesilberabzug von Lotte Jacobi, auf der Vorderseite signiert, rückseitig mit signiertem (Lotte) und datiertem (18. Nov. 65) 8-zeiligem Gruß von Lotte Jacobi an deutsche Freunde. Jacobi schildert, dass sie anläßlich der Ausstellung über den Erich Reiss Verlag im Klingspor-Museum nach Deutschland käme. Maße Papier/Abbildung: 10,2 x 12,8 cm. Eine Ecke mit winzigem Knick. Sehr gutes Exemplar. Original gelatin silver print signed on front side by Lotte Jacobi, verso with signed (Lotte) and dated (18. Nov. 65) 8-line greeting by Lotte Jacobi to german friends. Measure photograph: 10,2 x 12,8 cm. One corner with little crease. Fine condition. Versand D: 4,90 EUR Autograph, Autograf / autograph; Fotokunst / photographic art; Signatur, signiert / signature, signed copy

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        [Ricketts, Charles, etc., Pageant- Complete Set] The Pageant [two volumes]

      London: Henry & Co., 1896, 1897. First edition. 2 volumes, large quartos. Beige-pink cloth with six gilt-blocked doves carrying sprigs by Charles Ricketts (1896), superb illustrated endpapers by Lucien Pissarro; and tan cloth with pictorial cover and spine stamped in brown (1897). Woodcut title page to volume I by Selwyn Image, and an 'original' full-color woodblock "in five blocks" by Lucien Pissarro from "The Queen of the Fishes," 1894, Eragny Press edition. Both volumes copiously illustrated with woodcut illustrations, an half-tone reproductions from art of DG Rossetti, Walter Crane, Lucien Pissarro, Burne-Jones and much more. Literary contributions include Max Beerbohm, Austin Dobson, Ernest Dowson, Richard Garnett, Swinburne, Verlaine, James Whistler, W. B. Yeats, etc. A superb set with minimal wear, all very good and tight. Variant cover for 1897 second volume.

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        Histoire de la Race Chevaline Boulonnaise. De son Évolution depuis ses Origines il y a deux mille ans. Ornée de Dessind de Maitres réputés, Hors Concours du Salon des Artistes Francais et honorée de la Médaille d`Or de l`Académie d`Agriculture de France.

      Arras, Malfait & Cie., o. J. [1896]. V + VIII + 204 S. Priv. HLd. der Zeit, mit eingebundener OBrosch. u. Goldschnitt. 2. Aufl. In franz. Sprache. Mit der doppelseitigen Karte und allen 14 Tafeln sowie Abbildungen im Text und dem Porträt des Verfassers. - Leichte Gbrsp., Schn. etw. stockfleckig, schönes Expl. Prämienband. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Hippologie

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        AGITATED JAPAN: The Life of Baron Ii Kamon-No-Kami Naosuke, Based on the KAIKOKU

      Tokyo 1896, Maruya. Brown raw silk,144p., revised by William. E. Griffis, 1 colored frontis, 4 b.w. illustrations, top and. bottom signatures rubber-stamped, book plate, contents clean. THE AUTHOR'S ENGLISH & JAPANESE SIGNED NAME CARD tipped in.. AN EARLY ACCOUNT OF THE INTERNAL TURMOIL Rare study of the in the internal clan struggle that came after Perry's first visit to Japan. The pressure exerted on Japan to open caused the clans to factionalize for & against the opening. This work covers one Japanese exponent's pers- pective. A fascinating primary source by a major player. The assissnation of Ii Naosuke, signing of the first treaty with America, background intrigue, with essays by Viscount OPkubo, Nakamura, Count Katsu, Marshal Yamagata, & biography of Naosuke, Tairo Ii signs the American treaty, and the big consequences, assassinations & more. The dawn of the Meiji era and the beginning of Japanese-American relations. * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      O. O. u. D. - 1 S. Gr.-4to. Wohl an Hans Nüchtern: "Ich will Ihnen hier nicht die 'Dichter' (!!!!) aufzählen, die am Wiener Radio bereits gesprochen, ich will Ihnen nur wieder sagen, daß ich ein 'österreichischer' Dichter [bin] & an sämtl. europäischen Sendern (zuletzt 27. Ap. & 11. Mai Zürich) gesprochen [habe], nur in Wien nicht [.]". - Der aus Wien stammende Journalist und Dramaturg Hans Nüchtern (1896-1962) war seit 1924 Leiter der literarischen Abteilung der RAVAG und unterrichtete auch an der Akademie für Musik und darstellende Kunst sowie am Max Reinhardt-Seminar. - Auf Briefpapier mit gedr. Briefkopf des Christof Brundel Verlags; in Bleistift.

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        Recherches sur les origines de l'Egypte. Tome I: L'âge de la pierre et les métaux. Tome II: Ethnographie préhistorique et tombeau royal de Negadah

      E. Leroux, Paris 1896 - Rare complete set. 2 volumes beautifully bound together in light brown half-leather. E. Leroux, Paris, 1896. First edition. Large 8o, 14 + 282 & 8 + 393 pages. Signature of S.W.Allen (Samuel Webster Allen). Some foxing. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meretseger Books]
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        Thus Spake Zarathustra

      The Macmillan Company, New York 1896 - A spectacular, unrestored copy. Sharp and sound with bright gilt. Clean, nice interior with owner's name on the front endpaper. A few short closed tears to a few pages- A very nice copy of a scarce book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Anniroc Books]
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        A child's garden of verses

      London New York : John Lane, The Bodley Head ; Charles Scribner's Sons 1896 - Publisher's ads to the rear.Related item; Referenced by: Gumuchian 5441. Subjects; Children's poetry, Scottish. Children's poetry, English. Children's Poetry. Genre; Children's books - England - 1896. Illustrated. 136 pp. Provenance; Francis Graham Brown's copy with his name printed to the front paste-down. Damp stain extending to 3 sq. cms to the lower outer edge of the back board. Very good copy overall in the original gilt-blocked, decorated cloth. Spine bands and panel edges slightly rubbed and dust-toned only, as with age. Remains quite well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 226914. 1 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        The Tribes and Castes of the North-Western Provinces of Oudh

      1896. CROOKE, W. The Tribes and Castes of the North-Western Provinces and Oudh. Four Volumes. ccxvi, 294; [2], 499; [2], 500; [2], 516 pp. Illustrated with a photographic frontispiece, and 31 photographic plates. Large 8vo., 250 x 170 mm, bound in publisher's brown cloth elaborately decorated in gilt, with Indian patterns and scene. Calcutta: Office of the Superintendent of Government Printing, 1896. |~||~||~||~| A splendid copy of the original edition of this massive survey of "manners, customs, marriage institutions and religion" across much of Northern India at the beginning of the twentieth century. The highly evocative portraits are after photographs taken by a Sargeant Wallace in Mirzapur. The four volumes are a mine of information and a testimony to the deeply felt affection and curiosity for the people over whom the Imperial officials ruled. Neatly recased with new endpapers, a fine set.

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        The Question of Copyright Comprising the Text of the copyright Law of The United States, A Summary of the Copyright Laws at.

      G.P. Putnam's Sons 1896 - Please note this is the 1891 First Edition. An ex library book. Minor rubbing to the edges of the maroon cloth boards. There is a small knock to the lower corner of the book. Usual library stamps and stickers present to the opening pages. Inner pages tanned, free from handwritten notes to the text. Binding is firm. A good condition copy for a library book of this age. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        MOUNTAINEERING AND EXPLORATION IN THE JAPANESE ALPS

      London 1896, Murray. Original green cloth, rebacked using. the original back strip, 346p., 35 b.w. photos, illustration. 2 foldout maps, index, 16 x 24 cm.,mostly uncut, a few pages. mended, else solid, clean copy with new end papers. RARE. THE RAREST PRIMARY SOURCE ON JAPAN'S MOUNTAINS & CLIMBING This is perhaps the most famous and important single work on Japan's mountains. It is also an early guide to Japan & her byways. * The author covered his ascent of Karuisawa & famous volcanos in the region, including Japan's Matterhorn, Komagatake and the magnificient panoramas of Saddle Peak, Umbrella Peak, Akaiishi San, mountain railway Zenkoji, Harinoki Pass, Ryu- zanjita hot springs, Toyama's wild ravines and primitive bridges. Continuing up Nakasendoh, the Alps from end to end, earthquakes, Naoetsu landslip and the lovable: "English as she is Japped." * With a final chapter on Korean Exorcism. * CONDITION: This book was bound in very thin blue pictorial cloth, so it has a tendency to show spine head/tail and corner wear, and is easily faded. Most copies are in this normal antiquarian state. If you require a more detailed description or scans of the actual copy you are interested in please do not hesitate to inquire. * A unique insight to travel throughout Japan, food, lodging, pilgrims, unusual customs and a host of fascinating other keen insights and commentaries. Wonderfully written, a lucid and enjoyable resource! * This is the First and only Edition. Always R A R E ! Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        Duck Shooting from a Battery

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1896. Chromolithograph, laid onto original backing board. In good condition with the exception of a few nicks within the image. This is a fascinating shooting print by one of America's most celebrated sporting artists, of a hunter surrounded by decoys taking aim at his quarry Arthur Burdett Frost (1851-1928) is remembered as one of America's best-loved sporting artists. His evocative hunting and shooting prints capture the drama of the sport and provide an invaluable visual record of rural America. Frost was an incredibly successful artist, he illustrated more than ninety books and produced thousands of illustrations for Harper's Weekly, Scribner's and Life magazines. Although born in Philadelphia, he spent the majority of his working career in New Jersey where he produced some of his most noted work. Frost's most desirable and rare prints are the twelve chromolithographs from the portfolio entitled "Shooting Pictures", depicting various shooting scenes from upland gunning to waterfowling. The portfolio, which was printed on separate sheet and tipped onto card backing boards, was reproduced by Charles Scribner's Sons in 1895. This dramatic image is a wonderful example from this famous series and demonstrates why Frost is considered one of America's most celebrated sporting artists.

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        Monialium Ebstorfensium mappamundi - quae exeunte saeculo XIII. videtur picta, Hannoverae nunc adservatur. edidit Conradus Miller. (Ebstorfkarte, Ebstorfer Weltkarte). Beilage: Kurze Erklärung der Weltkarte des Frauenklosters Ebstorf vom Jahre 1284

      Stuttgart. Jos. Roth sche Verlagshandlung / Chromolith. Kunstanstalt von Eckstein & Sta(1896) Dr. sc. n. Konrad Miller, Professor am Königl. Real-Gymnasium in Stuttgart hat die verkleinerte Umzeichnung der mittelalterlichen Rad-Karte um 1300, für die (Görres-Gesellschaft zur Pflege der Wissenschaft im katholischen Deutschland) bei der Chromolit. Kunstanstalt Eckstein & Stähle herstellen lassen. Die farbige, lithographische Karte wurde in planer Ausführung speziell für die Mitglieder der Görres-Gesellschaft angeboten. Die Fehlstellen aus dem Original sind gering ergänzt und gestrichelt dargestellt. 3 lateinische Text-Blöcke am Rand abgedruckt. Als Beilage: Kurze Erklärung der Weltkarte des Frauenklosters Ebstorf, 63 Seiten, geheftete Broschur, Zweite Vereinsschrift für 1896, Köln 1896 Commissions-Verlag und Druck von J.P. Bachem. Inhalt: Die Bedeutung der Ebstorfer Weltkarte - Geschichte und allgemeine Beschreibung derselben - Beschreibung der Karte im einzelnen. Europa - Das Mittelmeer - Asien - Africa.Versand D: 5,00 EUR 380

      [Bookseller: Adalbert Gregor Schmidt Versandantiquari]
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        Pioneer work in the Alps of New Zealand : a record of the first exploration of the chief glaciers and ranges of the Southern Alps / by Arthur P. Harper

      London : T. Fisher Unwin, 1896. 1st Edition. Provenence; stamp of the Horfield Rectory, Bristol. Good copy in the original gilt-blocked, fine-ribbed cloth. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and dust-toned as with age. Remains quite well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Physical description; xvi, 336 p., [40] leaves of plates : ill., folded map ; 23 cm. Includes index. Subjects; New Zealand - Description and travel.Southern Alps/Ka Tiritiri o te Moana (N.Z.) - Description and travel.

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        Queen Elizabeth

      Goupil Boussod Valadon & Co, 1896. Hardcover. Acceptable/Acceptable. 1896. 204 pages. Copy on Japanese paper. Large paperback in a brown dust jacket, along with a cream folder with detached plates, all inside a blue cloth hardback case with gilt lettering. Colour frontispiece with B&W illustrations throughout. Frontispiece protection leaf missing bottom corner. Pencil inscription on title page. Severe hinge crack at page 81. Pages are rough cut, but many remain uncut along top edge. Loose plates in folder are noticeably tanned. Mild wear to the paperback covers. Cream folder is noticeably soiled. Hardback case is heavily worn in places, with a split at the bottom of rear hinge. The flap at the bottom of rear board is missing. The ribbon to hold the boards closed is missing. Noitceable soiling to boards & tanning to spine. The brown dust jacket is moderately worn, with mostly small (approx. 2cm) tears and chips to edges and corners. Bottom flap at front has been torn off. Noticeable soiling to DJ.

      [Bookseller: The World of Rare Books]
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        The Russian Settlement in California Known as Fort Ross (Founded 1812--Abandoned 1841: Why the Russians Came and Left)

      Santa Rosa, CA: Sonoma Democrat Publishing Company, 1896. 1st. Original Wraps. Collectible; Very Good. A crisp, clean copy of the uncommon 1896 1st edition, in its original decorative wrappers. Clean and solid and VG+, with bright pages and illustrations. Quarto, 34 pgs. Custom-made coth chemise with leather spine-label. (Cowan II, 637/Howes T-201).

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA]
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        3 Autograph letters signed.

      Paris, 11 December 1893 and 4 April 1896. - 2 p. in-8 (175 x 110mm), 1 p. ½ sur carte obl. in-12 (90x115mm) et 2pages in-12 (130x103mm) à en-tête du Ministère de l’Intérieur. Intéressantes lettres littéraires dont une adressée à Paul Margueritte.[1885]. Lettre d’éloges à un poète dont le recueil de poèmes lui a été remis par Robert Caze, en même temps qu’un manuscrit de jeunesse, délicieusement imprimé. "Parmi les poètes jeunes qui sachent vraiment, comme vous, rimer, il y a des obsessions tant charmantes -- chez Margueritte, c’est une hantise de violet et d’or, chez vous une possession de sons vraiment curieuse. [ ] un bercement de sons de cloches, une musique de lointain fort étrange [ ] En somme, c’est un bouquin très ensorceleur et très -- requérant -- plein d’osmazôme dans la boite si joliment taillée du vers. Il y a là dedans de l’essence d’idées, -- et ça aussi, c’est rare, depuis notre maître à tous, Baudelaire, et des vers".11 décembre 1893. Huymans loue le style nuancé et la finesse de ton et d’analyse de La Tourmente (roman de Paul Margueritte publié en feuilletons dans La Revue des Deux mondes) et cite certaines scènes qui l’ont particulièrement touché. "C’est humainement lamentable et c’est si vibrant et si vrai! Ah! les misères de l’existence sur les âmes fines, vous les avez admirablement rendues! Et c’est là, la note particulière qu’en ce temps sans pitié pour celles-là, vous aurez ardemment donnée".4 avril 1896.Il souligne l’antagonisme irréductible entre le théâtre et certains sujets: "Vous me parlez de théâtre!!!-- qu’est-ce que ce grossier subterfuge d’illusions peut bien avoir à faire dans la question? car je ne puis croire que vous ayez l’idée d’une propagande mystique par des cabotines et des planches". Il propose à son correspondant de passer à son bureau de la rue des Saussaies pour qu’ils en discutent.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. („A. Philippi").

      Hannover, 23. August 1896. - 4 SS. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-8vo. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten mit dem Ersuchen um Nachsicht für seinen etwas verspäteten Dank – „ich steckte in einem Kapitel meines Buches, das ich erst zu Ende schreiben wollte. Ihr Programm hat mich viel mehr interessiert, als Sie denken. Um der Kirche willen beklage ich die Destruktion, aber die wissenschaftliche Arbeit kann nicht anders. Ihre schultechnischen Vorschläge sind, meine ich, ganz evident, und mir ist eine solche Stoffverteilung immer nöthig erschienen, seit ich mich in Harnacks Thätigkeit etwas einzudenken anfieng [!] [.] Ich habe mich jetzt viel mit amerikanischem Universitätsunterricht beschäftigt, und so wunderbar das klingt, es wird die Zeit kommen, wo wir von denen lernen müssen, wenn wir’s nicht von einander thun (ich meine die historisch-philologischen Fächer, nicht die exakten), denn wir schleppen viel zu viel Ballast mit uns, für den die keinen Sinn haben [.]". – Adolf Philippi war Professor für klassische Altertumskunde in Gießen. 1893 seinen Abschied nehmend, lebte er „an verschiedenen Orten, zuletzt in Dresden", und war „hauptsächlich als Kunstschriftsteller und Mitarbeiter der ‚Grenzboten’" tätig (Deutsches Zeitgenossenlexikon. Hrsg. v. Franz Neubert. Zit. n. DBA II 1004, 269). – Papierbedingt etwas gebräunt und mit kleinen Randläsuren.

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        NEUE GLÜHLICHTER. Jge.1896-1910. 8 Bände.

      Wien, Vlg. d. Ersten Wiener Volksbuchhdlg. - Dietzel-Hügel 1191. Unter diesem Titel als Nachfolge bzw. Vorläuferzeitschrift der "Glühlichter" zwischen 1896 u. 1910 erschienen. Das illustrierte sozialdemokratische Satireblatt richtete seine Polemiken vor allem gegen Lueger und die Christlichsozialen, aber auch gegen Adel u. Klerus. - So komplett höchst selten. gr.-4°, mit zahlr., tls. farb. Abb., HLn. d. Zt., berieben, Kanten berieben, Ecken leicht bestoß., Buchblock des 1. Bandes lose, sonst insges. guter Zustand.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Löcker]
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        The frontier forts within the north and west branches of the Susquehanna river, Pennsylvania. A report of the state commission appointed to mark the forts erected against the Indians prior to 1783

      Wilkes-Barre [E.B. Yordy, Printer] 1896 - 2 volume set. Bound in publisher's cloth. Inscribed by George Kunkel, Pennsylvania State Representative, 1893 - 1904, Dauphin county. 3 preliminary leaves, [3]-70, [4] pages 2 plates (including frontispiece) 2 maps, 26 cm Hardcover. Good cover. Vol. 1 front hinge weak, internal binding loose. Vol 2 good. Sunning to spines. Includes loose fold out map. Clean, unmarked pages. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sequitur Books]
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