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        BURGERLICHES GESETZBUCH FUR DAS DEUTSCHE REICH NEBST DEM EINFUHRUNGSGESETZ VOM 18 AUGUST 1896

      Philipp Reclam, 1896. TEDESCO 0,32 Rilegatura editoriale in mezza tela, piatti cartonati, con titoli neri, fioritura ed usura alle punte, dorso con titoli neri e con lieve usura al piede ed alla cima, pagine leggermente ingiallite ai bordi e con fioriture sparse, fioritura anche ai tagli, quello superiore rosso USATO

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        1896 ?. [In Memory of the Coronation of their Imperial Majesties in Moscow in 1896].

      Skt. Peterburg German Goppe 1896 - Two parts in one volume. Folio (41.3 x 30.7 cm). Lithographed title, half-title, letterpress title, 100 pp.; [2], 210, iv pp., with 1 double page plate and multiple illustrations in text, many full page. Publisher's calf spine over cream cloth boards decorated red, black, gilt and silver, all edges gilt, upper and lower covers of dust jacket preserved. A fresh example of this luxurious edition celebrating the coronation of Nicholas II of Russia, in original binding. The first part comprises an overview of all of the coronations that took place in Russia during the reign of the Romanovs, a dynasty that lasted almost three hundred years. The second part is dedicated entirely to the coronation of the last Russian Tsar Nicholas II and his wife Alexandra. The text is richly illustrated with scenes from the coronation, images of the Imperial regalia and reproductions of menus and programmes for the festivities. A beautiful work produced by one of the best publishers of illustrated books in Russia; rare in original binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE WORKS

      Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1896. ONE OF 425 COPIES ON PAPER (and 13 on vellum). Increasingly difficult to find in pleasing condition, this is a very desirable copy in the original publisher's boards of a book universally acclaimed as one of the great achievements in printing history. The most important figure in the revival of printing in England at the end of the 19th century, William Morris (1834-96) had fallen in love with Chaucer's works when he and Burne-Jones were students at Oxford. With the founding of the Kelmscott Press (and, in effect, the launching of the modern private press movement) in 1891, Morris began plans almost immediately for the Chaucer. The press at 14 Upper Mall began producing the book in August of 1894, but it was not until June of 1896 that any completed copies became available. Morris was already a sick man, and Burne-Jones had privately worried that his friend might not live to see his dream realized. Morris died not long afterward. Like the Gutenberg Bible and Caxton's first printing of Chaucer in 1478, the present monumental folio is one of the world's printing masterpieces. In the words of "Artist & the Book, 1860-1960," the Kelmscott Chaucer, for which both Morris and Burne-Jones "worked in the neo-Medieval idiom bequeathed by the Pre-Raphaelites, . . . is perhaps the most famous book of the modern private press movement, and the culmination of William Morris' endeavor." Ray says that the book "is not only the most important of the Kelmscott Press' productions; it is also one of the great books of the world." The borders designed by Morris are incredibly rich and lush. The work would be extraordinary even without the designs by Burne-Jones, but these are certainly the book's most compelling feature. The original plan had been for 60 illustrations, but this grew to 87 before the work was done. While other illustrated Chaucers, beginning with Caxton's, had usually limited images largely to individual portraits of each Canterbury pilgrim, Burne-Jones chose instead to draw complex vignettes illustrating the pilgrims' tales (as well as Chaucer's other works). Part of the dramatic impression left by the book results from the cumulative power of the very large number of impressive bordered pages one encounters going through the text. The intricate woodcut frames are used a total of 118 times, and each one of them enlivens a page nearly 18 inches tall. The impression is especially memorable when the framed pages face each other: 36 of the Burne-Jones cuts with their borders are opposite one another in 18 particularly beautiful openings, and there are several other remarkable openings (including the first one) where a woodcut with its frame faces a bordered text. The present copy is remarkably clean in general, and its boards show almost no signs of use, which is especially unusual. This is partially explained by the fact that the volume was contained within an acetate dust wrapper and kept basically undisturbed for the past 70 years; in any case, given the book's size, the materials of the publisher's binding, and the avidity with which copies would normally be looked at, it is now quite difficult to find a copy in condition better than is seen here.. 457 x 330 mm. (18 x 13"). 4 p.l., 554 pp.Edited by F. S. Ellis. ONE OF 425 COPIES ON PAPER (and 13 on vellum). Original holland-backed blue paper boards, paper spine label, untrimmed edges. WITH 87 WONDERFUL LARGE 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, 26 19-line woodcut opening words, numerous three-, six-, and 10-line woodcut initial letters, and woodcut printer's device, all designed by William Morris and cut by C. E. Keates, Hooper, and W. Spielmeyer. Printed in black and red with Chaucer type, the titles of longer poems printed in Troy type. Artist and the Book, 1860-1960 45; Ray 258; Peterson A-40; Sparling 40; Tomkinson, p. 117. Tiny loss in three places at the top of the spine, the linen with the inevitable faint foxing and mild darkening, otherwise a remarkably well-preserved binding, with nearly immaculate covers and no wear to the edges and corners. Blank flyleaf at the back with two neatly repaired tears, the usual dots of foxing along the exposed untrimmed or rough-trimmed edges of the book block (the foxing entirely minor, but in a handful of places just barely visible at the very edge at the top of an opened page); in all other ways beautiful internally, the leaves entirely fresh, entirely clean, and very bright, and with rich impressions of the woodcuts. A VERY FINE COPY OF ONE OF THE WORLD'S GREAT BOOKS IN ITS ORIGINAL INSUBSTANTIAL BINDING. Increasingly difficult to find in pleasing condition, this is a very desirable copy in the original publisher's boards of a book universally acclaimed as one of the great achievements in printing history. The most important figure in the revival of printing in England at the end of the 19th century, William Morris (1834-96) had fallen in love with Chaucer's works when he and Burne-Jones were students at Oxford. With the founding of the Kelmscott Press (and, in effect, the launching of the modern private press movement) in 1891, Morris began plans almost immediately for the Chaucer. The press at 14 Upper Mall began producing the book in August of 1894, but it was not until June of 1896 that any completed copies became available. Morris was already a sick man, and Burne-Jones had privately worried that his friend might not live to see his dream realized. Morris died not long afterward. Like the Gutenberg Bible and Caxton's first printing of Chaucer in 1478, the present monumental folio is one of the world's printing masterpieces. In the words of "Artist & the Book, 1860-1960," the Kelmscott Chaucer, for which both Morris and Burne-Jones "worked in the neo-Medieval idiom bequeathed by the Pre-Raphaelites, . . . is perhaps the most famous book of the modern private press movement, and the culmination of William Morris' endeavor." Ray says that the book "is not only the most important of the Kelmscott Press' productions; it is also one of the great books of the world." The borders designed by Morris are incredibly rich and lush. The work would be extraordinary even without the designs by Burne-Jones, but these are certainly the book's most compelling feature. The original plan had been for 60 illustrations, but this grew to 87 before the work was done. While other illustrated Chaucers, beginning with Caxton's, had usually limited images largely to individual portraits of each Canterbury pilgrim, Burne-Jones chose instead to draw complex vignettes illustrating the pilgrims' tales (as well as Chaucer's other works). Part of the dramatic impression left by the book results from the cumulative power of the very large number of impressive bordered pages one encounters going through the text. The intricate woodcut frames are used a total of 118 times, and each one of them enlivens a page nearly 18 inches tall. The impression is especially memorable when the framed pages face each other: 36 of the Burne-Jones cuts with their borders are opposite one another in 18 particularly beautiful openings, and there are several other remarkable openings (including the first one) where a woodcut with its frame faces a bordered text. The present copy is remarkably clean in general, and its boards show almost no signs of use, which is especially unusual. This is partially explained by the fact that the volume was contained within an acetate dust wrapper and kept basically undisturbed for the past 70 years; in any case, given the book's size, the materials of the publisher's binding, and the avidity with which copies would normally be looked at, it is now quite difficult to find a copy in condition better than is seen here.

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        Rief: Festschrift zu Ehren Seiner Majestät des Königs Karl von Württemberg verfaßt im Auftrage des Vereines für Geschichte des Bodensees und seiner Umgebung [und] Graf Zeppelin u.a.: Bodensee Forschungen aus Anlass der Herstellung der neuen Bodenseekarte durch die hohen Regierungen der fünf Uferstaaten.

      Friedrichshafen, Buchhorner Urkunden und Regesten / Lindau, Kommissions Verlag von J. Stettner, 1889 / (1893-1896). - 25x18 cm. Festschrift XX, 104 22 Seiten, mit vier Kunstbeilagen und einer Karte. Bodenseeforschung abschnittsweise paginiert: IV, 103, 77, IV, 17, 64 (2). Tiefenkarte des Bodensees von 1893 in 2 jeweils mehrfach gefalteten Teilen in Rückenlasche. Fachmännisch restauriertes Exemplar, Neubindung der Zusammenstellung in Halbleder mit goldgeprägter Rückenbeschriftung. Seltene Ausgabe in sehr schöner Erhaltung. Enthält: Urkunden und Registen: 1. Die weiße Samblung oder das Gotzhüslin der Ordensschwestern des hl. Augustinus (bis Seite 7), 2. .zu der Geschichte der Stadt Buchhorn, des Klosters Hofen und von Hofen 'ze Dorff' genannt (bis Seite 104). Urkunden Registen aus dem Gräflich Douglas'schen Archiv zu Schloß Langenstein im Hegau (22) Seiten. Begleitworte zur neuen Bodenseekarte. Abschnitt I, II u.III: Graf Zeppelin: Geograph. Verhältnisse, Ältere u. neuere Bodensee-Forschungen und -Karten, Die hydrographischen Verhältnisse (103 S.). Abschnitt IV, V. u. VI Dr. F. A. Forel: die Temperatur Verhältnisse des Bodensees, Transparenz u. Farbe der Bodensee Wassers, Schwankungen des Bodensees (77 S.). VII. Abschnitt: Untersuchungen von Wasser und Grundproblemen aus dem Bodensee (IV, 17 S.). [Abschnitt VIII u. IX stand bei Drucklegung v. Abschnitt X noch aus]. Zehnter Abschnitt: Hofer: Die Verbreitung der Tierwelt im Bodensee (64 S., 2 Tafeln). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Nursery Alice.

      London: Macmillan and Co., 1890 [1896] - Tall octavo. Original white cloth-backed white pictorial boards designed by E. Gertrude Thomson, title to front cover red and black. Contemporary school prize plate (The King's High School for Girls, Warwick) to front pastedown. Bookseller's stamp to head of front free endpaper. Slight wear to extremities, foxing to covers and endpapers; an excellent copy. Colour frontispiece with tissue-guard and 19 colour illustrations after John Tenniel. Second edition (the first published in the UK), second issue, re-priced at one shilling on the title page. The original printing of this condensed version of Alice for younger readers was discarded by Dodgson in much the same way as its 1865 predecessor. Dodgson rejected the entire first edition of 10,000 copies in 1889, which was printed on toned paper, on the grounds that the pictures were "far too bright and gaudy". The first 4,000 rejected sheets were sent to America for publication under the imprint of Macmillan & Co. of New York, and a second edition of 10,000 copies was prepared, dated 1890, and priced four shillings. The most notable alteration between the first and second editions is the printing of the sheets on white rather than toned paper and the change to the illustration of Alice and the Cheshire Cat on p. 34, removing Alice's profile. Following slow sales, it was re-issued priced one shilling in 1896 (though not dated as such). Williams–Madan–Green–Crutch 216a.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Das Buch der Erfindungen. Gewerbe und Industrien. Gesamtdarstellung aller Gebiete der gewerblichen und industriellen Arbeit sowie von Weltverkehr und Weltwirtschaft. 9. Auflage, Prachtausgabe, 10 Bände.

      Verlag von Otto Spamer, Leipzig 1896 - 1901. Hochinteressantes und äußerst illustratives Werk zur Wirtschaftsgeschichte, im besonderen zur Industrialisierungsgeschichte, ferner zur Architekturgeschichte und Verkehrsentwicklung im ausgehenden 19. Jahrhundert. Unverzichtbare Quelle für jeden wirtschafts- und technikgeschichtlich Interessierten. Die sehr übersichtliche Gliederung nach Wirtschaftssektoren und Branchen erleichtert die Lektüre des Werkes, die vollständige Erfassung des Wirtschaftslebens von der Landwirtschaft über die Industrieproduktion bis hin zur Verkehrsentwicklung verleiht ihm enzyklopädischen Charakter. Jeder Band verfügt über ein ausführliches Personen- und Sachregister, Bd. 10 enthält außerdem ein Gesamtregister des Werkes im Umfang von 134 Seiten! Das Werk umschließt insgesamt ca. 7.200 Seiten. Enthalten sind nahezu 8.000 (!) Textabbildungen sowie 76 zum Teil farbige Beilagen, zumeist Falttafeln, darunter auch Chromolithographien. Als Besonderheit kann die Tafel "Fourniere verschiedener Hölzer" in Band VIII gelten, die acht echte Furniere enthält. Bände im Einzelnen: Band I: Bildungsgang und Bildungsmittel der Menschheit. Band II: Die Kräfte der Natur und ihre Benutzung. Physikalische Technologie. Band III: Die Elektrizität, ihre Erzeugung und ihre Anwendung in Industrie und Gewerbe. Band IV: Landwirtschaft und landwirtschaftliche Gewerbe und Industrien. Band V: Bergbau und Hüttenwesen. Band VI: Die Verarbeitung der Metalle. Band VII: Die Industrie der Steine und Erden, Chemische Industrie. Band VIII: Verarbeitung der Faserstoffe (Holz-, Papier- und Textilindustrie). Band IX: Der Weltverkehr und seine Mittel, Teil 1. Band X: Der Weltverkehr und seine Mittel, Teil 2. Buchrücken partiell leicht berieben, Kanten und Ecken partiell leicht bestoßen Bd. 1 mit einer Schabstelle am oberen Rand eines Deckelbezuges. Sonst alle Bände gutem Zustand Seiten sauber und nahezu fleckenfrei auf den Seiten 112 und 113 des VII. Bandes wurden zur Ergänzung der dort im Artikel "Die Thonwarenindustrie" abgebildeten Marken der namhaftesten Fayence- und Porzellanfabriken zwei Zeitungsartikel eingefügt, die Schutzmarken und Warenzeichen der Porzellanmanufaktur Berlin und der Sächsischen Porzellanmanufaktur Meissen abbilden (und als sinnvolle Ergänzung des Artikels gesehen werden können). In toto schönes, harmonisches Exemplar dieser gesuchten, repräsentativen Prachtausgabe. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben).

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        Leaves from a Diary in Lower Bengal. By C. S. (Retired).

      London: Macmillan and Co., Ltd., 1896 - Tall octavo. Original red and brown cloth, titles to spine and front cover gilt, decorative gilt rule to covers, dark blue coated endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. A little marked overall, rubbing to extremities, spine sometime expertly repaired, contents toned, occasional foxing. A good copy. Etched frontispiece, 43 plates and 2 maps, 1 of which is folding. First edition of this agreeable, generously illustrated account of life in the Indian civil service between 1862 and 1870. The author served as a district collector and magistrate, seeing postings in Calcutta, Chittagong, Comilla, Dhaka, Burma, and elsewhere though "his life emerges as slight on work and heavy with the hunt as he lurches about pig-sticking and shooting tigers, bears, and natives with an indifferent skill" (Riddick); he was invalided back to England after being badlymauled by tiger. Fairly well-held institutionally, but rare in commerce, with two copies only traced at auction since 1928. Halkett vol. 2 p. 251; Matthews, British Autobiographies, p. 41; Riddick 305. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        More Songs From Vagabondia. Designs by Tom B. Meteyard.

      Boston: Copeland & Day, 1896 - Octavo. Original yellow boards, titles and illustration to spine and front. Minor chips to ends, faint damp stain to front board, covers generally lightly tanned, but an excellent copy, uncut. Illustrated endpapers by Meteyard. First edition, one of 60 large paper copies, inscribed and signed by Carman with the 8-line poem "Daisies" (also printed on page 13) written out on the half title, and additionally signed or initialled by Carman no less than 26 times in the text (conceivably marking out the poems of which he, rather than Hovey, was author). Carman has also signed the dedication page (the dedication reads "To M. G. M., so good to lighten cares, / The boys inscribe this second book of theirs"), making it not impossible that this copy, with its elaborately personalised attributes, was the dedication copy. The book is self-evidently rare thus. The three Vagabondia poetry collections issued by Canadian poet Bliss Carman (1861-1929, Canada's unofficial laureate) and American poet Richard Hovey (1864-1900) represented a revival in the verse of the American 90s, with anthologist Louis Untermeyer reporting that, out of an environment of moribund detachment: "revolt openly declared itself with the publication of Songs from Vagabondia (1894), More Songs from Vagabondia (1896), and Last Songs from Vagabondia (1900). It was the heartiness, the gypsy jollity, the rush of high spirits, that conquered. Readers of the Vagabondia books were swept along by their speed faster than by their philosophy." The poems even gained praise from the later modernists, with Ezra Pound noting that he "greatly enjoyed The Songs of Vagabondia by Mr Bliss Carman and the late Richard Hovey". This second instalment contains the much-anthologised "A Vagabond Song". [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Zur Anwendung des Röntgen'schen Verfahrens in der Medicin (pp.202-203, 5 Abb.). + Zur Anwendung des Röntgen'schen Verfahrens in der Medicin (pp.432).

      DMW, 22. - Leipzig, Georg Thieme Verlag, 1896, 4, XXXIV, 846, 232, 188 pp., zahlreiche Abb., feiner Halbledereinband im Stil der Zeit. Wolf Becher (1862-1906) introduced a solution of lead into the stomach of a guinea-pig, making it opaque to x rays he thus showed the possibility of radiological diagnosis of gastric disease. Dieser komplette Jahrgang enthält bereits wenige Wochen nach Röntgen's epochaler Entdeckung in der Ausgabe vom 30.1.1896 eine erste Orginal-Arbeit mit 2 Röntgenbildern. Das Register weist für den Jahrgang 1896 insgesamt 26 Original-Arbeiten über Röntgen-Strahlen aus, weitaus mehr als jede andere deutsche medizinische Zeitschrift dieses Jahrganges. Garrison & Morton No.3516

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        POEMS. Third Series

      1896 - Edited by Mabel Loomis Todd. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1896. Original white cloth decorated in gilt with green cloth spine, all page edges gilt. First Edition, which consisted of only 1,000 copies.~Emily [1830-1886] attended Amherst Academy; spent one year (1847-48) at South Hadley Female Seminary (ancestress of Mount Holyoke College); visited Washington and Philadelphia for a few weeks in the spring of 1854, while her father was in Congress; spent part of 1864 and 1865 in Boston to be treated for eye trouble; and died at fifty-five of Bright's disease. That is the entire record of her outward life. It is the least important thing about her.~To account for Emily Dickinson the recluse, who for twenty years never went farther than her garden gate, who saw no one but her family and a very few chosen friends, who dressed always in white and wrote her poems secretly on scraps of paper, rolled and tied with a thread and thrust into bureau drawers, one need not imagine any strange mysteries of love and renunciation. Certainly Emily loved an unknown man, loved him deeply and unceasingly, but could not or would not marry him.~She had the same sort of demanding, tyrannical, autocratic, and possessive father as did Elizabeth Barrett; and she did not escape. Emily's lover was not strong enough to overcome the terrific attachment, half love, half fear, that tied her to [her father] Edward Dickinson. Her hermit life, driven into and upon herself, was her answer to the tyranny which turned an ardent, gay, witty girl into a shy and withered spinster. [K&H]~Other than a few poems anonymously contributed, none of Emily's verse was published during her lifetime (-- to avoid what she called "the auction of the mind"). After her death, her brother Austin and sister Lavinia (who controlled the manuscripts) arranged to have a volume published in 1890; one of the friends who edited it, T.W. Higginson, could not convince Houghton Mifflin (for whom he worked) to publish it -- as they considered it "confused." Roberts Bros tentatively issued just 500 copies, and was then dumbfounded to see the book meet unprecedented demand and quickly run through many printings. Thus a "Second Series" of additional poems was published in 1891 (960 copies), followed by this "Third [and last] Series" in 1896. The cover design for all three volumes includes Indian pipes -- from a painting Mabel Loomis Todd had given to Emily in 1882 that thereafter hung in the latter's bedroom -- what Emily called her "preferred flower of life."~The 1,000 copies were bound in two similar cloth bindings (no priority, but of differing price). Binding A, as here, is white cloth with gilt Indian pipes, with pea-green cloth spine and all page edges gilt (priced at $1.50); binding B is grey or olive cloth, beveled board edges (also with the Indian pipes), with only the top edge gilt (priced at $1.25). Of the two cloth bindings, this "A" is generally a bit more sought-after -- because it is a closer match to the only binding in which the First Series of poems had come out, and because today "A" binding copies are scarcer than "B" binding copies.~This copy is in very good-plus, perhaps near-fine condition -- the only noteworthy flaw being a damp-mark at the top of the rear board. The white cloth is generally rather clean, the front cover and spine gilt is bright, and the endpapers are intact. Myerson A4.1.a. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LA VENGEANCE DES PEAUX DE BIQUE

      1896 - A Paris Hachette 1896 1 vol. (275x187) plein maroquin brun clair large motif décoratif aux angles des plats et au centre dos à nerfs richement orné tête dorée double filet or sur les coupes date en queue Illustrations de J. Le Blant un des 50 ex. num. sur Chine avec un tirage à part de toutes les gravures reliure non signée mais SUPERBE une très légère faiblesse au mors supérieur sur 1 5 cm EXEMPLAIRE DANS UNE EXCELLENTE CONDITION [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Studio: An Illustrated Magazine of Fine & Applied Art. Volume 8, No. 39. Savoy Pigeons.

      London: The Studio, June 15, 1896.(). Good in original wraps, which are detached. Contains Whistler's original lithograph "Savoy Pigeons." Way 188; Levy 164. Also contains a design in four colors by R. Anning Bell entitled "Herodias." Over 100 illustrations. The Whistler lithograph has very light foxing, with some offsetting along the top margin and upper right corner, no greater than 1.3 cm from the edge.

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        The Turba Philosophorum, Or The Assembly of the Sages Called Also the Book of Truth in the Art and the Third Pythagorical

      London- UK: George Redway, 1896. The Turba Philosophorum, Or The Assembly of the Sages Called Also the Book of Truth in the Art and the Third Pythagorical- A. E. Waite (translator)- George Redway, London- UK- 1896- 1st Edition- Hardcover:- G-VG/ no jacket as issued, bevelled maroon cloth covers, chipped at crown and lightly worn ar foot of spine, otherwise tight and square, lightly soild from handling, ex-libris Lincoln Philosophical Research Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio- their stamp on inner cover and blindstamp on fep- appraised value in 40's-50's of $400.00- they appraised or had appraised every book in their or Louis Vosburgh's collection- iv, (1)- 2-211, complete- clea, lightly toned pages- SEE PHOTOS- A very scarce and desirable book on alchemy- Non-fiction-alchemy-occult-philosophy-mythology-religion-mysticism (4473). 1st Edition. Hardcover. G-VG/No Jacket as Issued. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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        The Gollwogg's Bicycle Club

      London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1896 The golliwog, golliwogg or golly is a black fictional character created by Florence Kate Upton that appears in children's books in the late 19th century usually depicted as a type of rag doll. It was reproduced, both by commercial and hobby toy-makers as a children's toy called the "golliwog", and had great popularity in Europe and Australia into the 1970s. The doll is characterized by black skin, eyes rimmed in white, clown lips and frizzy hair. Though home-made golliwogs were sometimes female, the golliwog was generally male. For this reason, in the period following World War II, the golliwog was seen, along with the teddy bear, as a suitable soft toy for a young boy.The image of the doll has become the subject of controversy. Its depiction of black people has been accused of being racist, along with pickaninnies, minstrels, mammy figures, and other caricatures. The golliwog has been described as "the least known of the major anti-Black caricatures in the United States". In recent years, changing political attitudes with regard to race have reduced the popularity and sales of golliwogs as toys. Manufacturers who have used golliwogs as a motif have either withdrawn them as an icon or changed the name. In particular, the association of the golliwog with the pejorative term "wog" has resulted in the use of alternative names such as "golly" and "golly doll". Florence Kate Upton was born in 1873 in Flushing, New York, the daughter of English parents who had emigrated to the United States three years previously. Following the death of her father, she moved back to England with her mother and sisters when she was fourteen. There she spent several years drawing and developing her artistic skills. To afford tuition to art school, she illustrated a children's book entitled The Adventures of Two Dutch Dolls and a Golliwogg. The 1895 book included a character named the Golliwogg, who was first described as "a horrid sight, the blackest gnome", but who quickly turned out to be a friendly character, and is later attributed with a "kind face." A product of the blackface minstrel tradition, the Golliwogg had jet black skin; bright red lips; and wild woolly hair. He wore red trousers, a shirt with a stiff collar, red bow-tie, and a blue jacket with tails -- all traditional minstrel attire.

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        Los raros

      Tipografía La Vasconia, Buenos Aires 1896 - "El modernismo en su máxima expresión: primera edición de Los Raros, de Rubén Darío" - Primera edición de "Los raros", uno de los libros fundamentales de este escritor nicaragüense, fundador de la corriente literaria conocida como Modernismo. En Los raros, Darío publica semblanzas de escritores que considera "almas gemelas", aristócratas de pensamiento y "raros" en su quehacer artístico, al igual que él mismo. Entre esas almas gemelas cabe mencionar a: Poe, Lautréamont, Jean Richepin, Rachilde, Ibsen y Martí. Modernism in its best expression: first edition of Ruben Dario s Los Raros. 8vo; ¾ leather; covers not present. One of Ruben Darío s rarest books: the mythical first edition of Los Raros". The virtually unobtainable first edition of this early work of Rubén Darío, the brilliant Nicaraguan creator of literary modernism, a movement that reigned for over 20 years in America and Spain- In Los Raros, Darío publishes impressions of writers he considers as "twin souls", aristocrats of thinking and "rare" in their artistic work, close to the literary renovation he promoted: among these twin souls Poe, Lautrémont, Jean Richepin, Rachilde, Ibsen, and Martí are mentioned. Wise judgments and opinions are abundant in these pages, constituting an intellectual map of his literary pleasures and preferences. This first edition of Los Raros is considered a "rara avis" of Hispanic-American literature: in OCLC we found only 5 copies. No copies online. 234 pp páginas [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Études d'économie sociale (Théorie de la répartition de la richesse sociale)

      Lausanne, F. Rouge, Paris, F. Pichon 1896 - One volume in 8vo ; pp. VIII, 404 with 3 plates of which one is a folding plate; contemporary half morocco over marbled boards, some gilding and gilt lettering to spine, corners slightly bumped, marbled endpapers, prize label of the Université de Paris on front cover pastedown, some mild age-toning towards edges, else clean and crisp, a very good copy. First edition of one of Walras’ later works based on lectures which he held at the University of Lausanne during the years 1870 to 1892. Schumpeter once said: “As far as pure theory is concerned, Walras is in my opinion the greatest of all economists .”.(Blaug, Great economists before Keynes, p. 264) Batson p. 220, Masui p. 537, Einaudi 5970, Cat. Sraffa 2215 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Deutscher Litteratur Kalender auf das Jahr...

      22 Jahrgänge. 18. Jg. 1896 - 60. Jg. 1988. 8. OHLn. u. OLn. Kanten tlw. berieb. Vorhandene Jahrgänge: 1896-1898, 1900-1902, 1904, 1906. 1908-1913, 1917, 1928, 1939, 1953, 1963, 1967, 1984, 1988.

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        Poems Chosen out of the Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

      Hammersmith: Sold by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, 1896 - "Water, water, everywhere, And all the boards did shrink;Water, water, everywhere, Nor any drop to drink."(The Rime of the Ancient Mariner)[KELMSCOTT PRESS]. COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor. Poems Chosen out of the Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge. [Hammersmith: Sold by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, 1896].One of 300 paper copies, out of a total edition of 308 copies. Octavo. ii, 100 pp. Printed in red and black in Golden type. Decorative borders and initials. Edited by F.S. Ellis.Original full limp vellum with original olive green silk ties. Spine lettered in gilt. A very fine copy. Engraved bookplate on front paste-down and small leather bookplate on rear blank."As to the Coleridge-Keats question, you don't quite understand the position I think. Keats was a great poet who sometimes nodded: we don't want to make a selection of his works. Coleridge was a muddle-brained metaphysician, who by some strange freak of fortune turned out a few real poems amongst the dreary flood of inanity which was his wont. It is these real poems only that must be selected, or we burden the world with another useless book. Christabel only just comes in because the detail is fine; but nothing a hair's breadth worse must be admitted. There is absolutely no difficulty in choosing, because the difference between his poetry and his drivel is so striking" (William Morris to F.S. Ellis - undated letter).Clark Library, Kelmscott and Doves, p. 44-45. Peterson A38. Ransom, Private Presses, p. 329, no. 38. Sparling 38. Tomkinson, p. 117, no. 38.DB 04307. $4,500.

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        Odysseus und die Sirenen.

      - Farblithographie 1896, von 4 Platten, auf aufgewalztem China, signiert. 14,8:27,9 cm. Prachtvoller, fein zeichnender Abdruck, mit 3-4 cm breitem Rand ringsum. Literatur: Vogel 62, II. Deutscher Grafiker, Maler, Vertreter der stilisierten Kunst um 1900. Lithografenlehre und Zeichenunterricht; bis 1891 Studium an der Kunstakademie München. Anschließlich Studienreise nach Italien. Dort Bekanntschaft mit Max Klinger, der ihn maßgeblich prägt (Parisurteil, 1892; Der Tanz, 1896, beides Lithografie) und dessen Atelier in Rom er 1898 übernimmt. Lebt bis zum 1. Weltkrieg in Rom. Greiner ist ein meisterhafter Zeichner und Lithograf, der zahlreiche Buch-Illustration fertigt; geschätzt werden auch seine Künstlerporträts (Max Klinger, 1914). Als Maler widmet er sich mythologisch und allegorisch Themen sowie Porträts. Werke in den grafischen Sammlung in Berlin, Dresden, Leipzig, Wien. Aus: Steppes, Michael; Schaller, Andrea: Seemann Künstlerlexikon. Leipzig, 2012: E.A. Seemann Verlag.

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        GOLLIWOGG'S BICYCLE CLUB

      - UPTON,FLORENCE. THE GOLLIWOGG'S BICYCLE CLUB. London: Longmans Green 1896. Oblong 4to (11 x 8 5/8"), cloth backed pictorial boards, 2 small archival margin mends, corner bumped, edges rubbed and some cover soil, owner inscription on top of title page, tight, clean and VG. 1st edition of the second Golliwogg title. Wonderful full page color illustrations by Florence accompany the story in verse by her mother Bertha. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Fidele Gesellschaft. Lustige Wandelbilder mit Texten von Agnes Brauer.

      Nürnberg, Theo Stoefler's Kunstverlag. (1896). - 19,8x19,8 cm. 2 Bl. und 6 Doppelblätter mit farbigen, durch Drehscheiben zu bestätigenden Verwandlungsbildern. Originalhalbleinwandband mit Deckelillustration. Seebass 2, 238. - Rammensee 255. - Sehr seltenes Verwandlungsbilderbuch mit 6 Drehscheiben mit Farbillustrationen und mehreren s/w Zeichnungen, die erste mt E. Nister signiert. Die leicht kitschigen Illustrationen mit Tier- und Kinderszenen. - Wahrscheinlich handelt es sich um das Exemplar aus dem Katalog 'Kinderbücher 2' des Erasmushauses (s. Bibliographie). - Das einzige nachweisbare Exemplar über KVK in der Universitätsbibliothek Erlangen. - Woherhalten. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        IS LIFE WORTH LIVING?

      S. Burns Weston, Philadelphia 1896 - A small (4-1/8" x 6-3/8"), slim (63 pages) volume bound in brown flexible cloth lettered in gilt on the front cover. An address originally given before the Young Men's Christian Association of Harvard University in May of 1895 and later given at the Society for Ethical Culture of Philadelphia. SIGNED by the author on a front blank: "Wm James/Harvard University/Jan. 7, 1897." Books signed by this great American psychologist and philosopher are excessively scarce. Name of Harvard Philosophy Professor George V. Dearborn, dated December 1896, on the front endpaper. William James, brother of the noted novelist Henry James, Jr., is generally considered to be, along with Emerson, the greatest philosophic American mind. He is best known for his book VARIETIES OF RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE and his theory of Pragmatism, an advanced philosophy based on the doctrine that truth is based on experience and observation. Some darkening to the pastedowns from the glue used. Light rubbing to the spine edges. Near Fine, lacking the dustwrapper, if it ever had one [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Rape of the Lock. A Heroi-Comical Poem in Five Cantos. Embroidered with Nine Drawings by Aubrey Beardsley.

      Londen, Leonard Smithers, 1896. Original richly gilt blue cloth with design by Beardsley. (2), 48 p. Uncut. Illustrated with a frontispice, six drawings printed on art paper, a headpiece and a tailpiece by Aubrey Beardsley. The binding is fine. The gold is a bit uneven, but it is shimmering brightly. Inside covers partly browned.l The splendorous binding and eight superb illustrations by Beardsley make this book one of the pinnacles of the 1890's.

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        The Cotton States and International Exposition and South, Illustrated

      The Illustrator Company (Successor to Southern States Publishing Co, Atlanta 1896 - Folio. (approx. 14" x 11") 504 pages. Illustrated. Dark brown "roan" leather binding with gilt decorated title on the front board. All edges gilt. Leather on the spine is chipped at the head and base. Edge wear to corners. Scratches and light rubs to leather on boards and spine. Front hinge tender but holding. Several institutional holdings for this publication but scarce in the trade. The Atlanta Cotton States Exposition was held from September 18th, 1895 to December 31, 1895 on the grounds of current Piedmont Park. It was a huge event attended by hundreds of thousands of visitors. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Leaves from a Diary in Lower Bengal.

      London: Macmillan and Co., Ltd.,, 1896. By C. S. (Retired). Tall octavo. Original red and brown cloth, titles to spine and front cover gilt, decorative gilt rule to covers, dark blue coated endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Etched frontispiece, 43 plates and 2 maps, 1 of which is folding. A little marked overall, rubbing to extremities, spine sometime expertly repaired, contents toned, occasional foxing. A good copy. First edition of this agreeable, generously illustrated account of life in the Indian civil service between 1862 and 1870. The author served as a district collector and magistrate, seeing postings in Calcutta, Chittagong, Comilla, Dhaka, Burma, and elsewhere though "his life emerges as slight on work and heavy with the hunt as he lurches about pig-sticking and shooting tigers, bears, and natives with an indifferent skill" (Riddick); he was invalided back to England after being badly mauled by tiger. Fairly well-held institutionally, but rare in commerce, with two copies only traced at auction since 1928.

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        Programme d'économie politique.

      Lausanne: H. Vallotton, Guex & Cie., [1896] - Octavo, pp. 16. Unbound, wire-stitched. Evenly browned, upper corner of first leaf cut away, a little light dampstain to pp. 9-12, two small tears to upper edge of final leaf, a very good copy. Neat pen and pencil annotations to contents. A short pamphlet detailing the schedule and recommended reading for Pareto's 1896 Lausanne lecture series on political economy, later annotated with page numbers referring to Pareto's first major work and the compilation of his lecture notes, Cours d'économie politique, first published in two volumes from 1896 to 1897. The series comprised 16 lectures and covered weekly topics such as bimetallism, economic crises, Gresham's law, monopolies, and the economic effects of Marx's collectivisation; with reference to works by Malthus, Owen, Proudhon, Ricardo, and Smith, among others. Despite a a clash of temperaments, and disagreement on many economic issues, Walras recommended Pareto as his successor to the chair of political economy at the University of Lausanne, and Pareto took the position permanently in 1894. "In one of his letters [Pareto] wrote: 'the worthy Walras has ended up with only six students at his lectures. The Department of Education was afraid that I would give lectures which could only be understood by a handful of people'. (Letters, Vol. I, p. 162) In 1893 he had 56 students and all reports show that he was an excellent teacher" (Cirillo, p. 26). "As to the capacity of his students, he frequently complains, as for example in the letter of 3 June 1896: 'Just imagine! My students of mathematics do not know a thing, and they have no wish to know much about economics. Only what is needed for the examination, and not a whit more! The producer must furnish the goods which the consumer wants' (Vol. I, 209). 'The teaching of economics in the Faculty of Lausanne can only be very elementary. In a high school of social sciences, the real science of economics could be taught. You will have received my programme. It is very elementary, and yet even that is too much for my students!' (Vol. I, 211, 9 June 1896)" (Wood & McLure, p. 165). Keen to retire from teaching so that he could focus on his writing, Pareto handed over the main bulk of his lecturing responsibilities to a student of his, Vittorio Racca, in June 1900. He did not manage to leave entirely, however, and was persuaded to deliver weekly lectures until he finally retired in 1907. See Renato Cirillo, The Economics of Vilfredo Pareto. London: Routledge, 2012; John Cunningham Wood & Michael McLure (ed.), Vilfredo Pareto: Critical Assessments of Leading Economists, vol. 1. London: Routledge, 1999. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Macdougall, W. B.- Original Art] Three Large Border Designs for Book of Ruth in Pen and Black Ink

      - Three large original pen and black ink elaborate border designs for Macdougall's celebrated, "The Book of Ruth," executed in 1896, heightened with white, traces of graphite, two signed lower right, one dated '96, on thick wove paper and artist's board, each sheet approx. 475 x 360 mm. (18 3/4 x 14 1/4 in), with image size 10 x 11 1/2". Some pencil annotations as instructions to printer. Occasional spotting and light browning, surface dirt, unframed, circa 1896, (3). The book was issued later in 1896 by J. M. Dent, fully illustrated by Macdougall. "This book is filled with exquisite decorations. Patterns of great beauty flow around the pages, and testify to the power of invention possessed by the illustrator." [The Spectator, review of the Dent & Co. first edition of "The Book of Ruth", 19th December 1896, p. 24] A most rare and important example of what can only be termed the height of English Art Nouvea book design.

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        Eine neue Art von Strahlen. (Vorläufige Mittheilung). 4. Auflage.

      Würzburg Stahel, 1896 - 12 pages p. Sonderdrucke aus: Sitzungsber. der Würzburger Physikal.-medicin Bound in a fine contemporary half cloth with goldprint on frontboard, wery fine copy [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Outcast of the Islands

      London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1896. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. [vii], 391pp. [1] Original green ribbed cloth, spine lettered in gilt, gilt top edge. First edition,first impression with typographical errors all uncorrected. Very Good or better with a few very light stains to cloth, slight lean and a crease to spine, inner top edge stained, offsetting to endpapers, former owner's name on front free endpaper, front hinge a little free. A nice copy of Conrad's second novel.

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        THE CAIRNGORM CLUB JOURNAL. Volume one. 1893-96

      UK. Cairngorm club 1896 - Hardcover. some marks,wear to the boards, but firm. clean inside. Volume one. 1893-96. illustrated, illustrated, fold out map. no owners names etc, 405 pages, odd bit of foxing to endpapers. see images. VG condition [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Juta's Map of South Africa

      Juta, Cape Town 1896 - from the Cape to the Zambesi compiled from best avail. Colonial and Imperial info. incl. the official Cape Colony map by the surveyor general Cape Town, Dr Hahn's Damaraland and FC Selous' journals and sketches. New & revised ed. Folding linen backed color maps. Orig gilt embossed cover. 37 x 50 in. 40 mi to the in. Orig case & cover label. Map is vg+, case is fine. From 16 deg S Latitude to the tip of Southern Africa. Tremendous detail. 1896 London dols by Stanford.

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        Hausaland.

      London: Sampson Low, Marston and Company, Limited,, 1896. Or Fifteen Hundred Miles through the Central Soudan. Octavo. Original vertical-ribbed green cloth, gilt-lettered spine, blind rules to boards enclosing gilt vignette of a tribesman to front and gilt prize stamp of Heaton Lodge School to rear, all edges untrimmed, green coated endpapers. Housed in a custom blue cloth slipcase. Heliogravure portrait frontispiece with tissue-guard, 16 plates including 10 further heliogravures, 5 half-tones from paintings, and 1 wood-engraving; folding colour map. Occasional light rubbing along extremities, mild spotting to edges and half-title, very short closed tear to folding map stub just touching the frame. An exceptionally bright copy, entirely unopened. First edition, a superb copy from the travel collection of Franklin Brooke-Hitching, with his pencilled initials to the half-title. Robinson travelled to Africa to undertake a "thoroughly scientific study of the Hausa language with a view of promoting the higher interests of that people and of translating the Scriptures and other appropriate literature into that tongue" (p. 12), working on behalf of the Hausa Association, which was formed in to perpetuate the work of J. A. Robinson, a missionary at Lukajo who died in 1891. He set out from Tunis in 1894, sailing round the west African coast and travelling up the Niger to Kano, where he spent three months. His account "excited much attention, coming as it did so soon after Lieutenant-Colonel Monteil's remarkable journey from St Louis to Tripoli through Kano had revived the world's interest in the famous Hausa city" (Morel, Affairs of West Africa, p. 70). Robinson published a selection of Hausa literature in the same year, and later compiled a dictionary of the language.

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        Tutte le poesie. Collecione Lo Specchio.

      759 Seiten 8, gebundene Ausgabe, Halbleder in Bütten-bezogenem Pappschuber mit abgerundeten, lederbezogenen Kanten an den Kapitalen, sauberes und frisches Exemplar, das Gold der Rückenprägung teils leicht abgeblättert, auf dem hinteren Spiegel Reste eines weißen, montierten Zettels, ansonsten tadellos, Druck auf leicht gelblich getönten Dünndruckpapier, im Kolophon vom Autor signiert, numeriertes Exemplar,437 / 499, " Tiratura speciale su carta Sabina della Cartiera Ventura di 499 copie rilegate in pelle numerate e firmate dallAutore. Exemplare numero 437 (Eugenio Montale)". Eugenio Montale (* 12. Oktober 1896 in Genua - + 12. September 1981 in Mailand) war ein italienischer Schriftsteller. 1975 erhielt er den Nobelpreis für Literatur.

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        Manette Salomon

      first edition of the theatrical adaptation realized by Edmond de Goncourt.Bradel binding in half gray half-perk, smooth back, date and double golden filet in tail, piece of title of shagreen navy, plates marbled paper, preserved covers, Contemporary binding.Precious signed autograph dedication of the author from Edmond de Goncourt to the administrator and theater man Antoine.In addition, on the two white guards of the binding, our copy includes signed autographs from May 1919, the creators of the various parts of the play (Charles) Moncharmont, theaterman, creator of plays, notably Cyrano of Bergerac, which he introduced to the whole of Europe, and director for 35 years at the Théâtre des Célestins in Lyon.First, Félix Galipaux: "I offer you my only one, kind Moncharmont ... / She possessed two Solomon Manette!", Then Henry Mayer: "Chassagnol-Mayer to his excellent comrade Macharmont, memory of the good times of Vaudeville "Then follow Candé:" To my friend Macharmont in remembrance of our happy years of Vaudeville ", and Georges Grand:" "What good memories, my dear Macharmont! The Vaudeville! Affectionately to you, your old comrade, "and finally Grassot: Souvenir of the master Edmond de Goncourt and to my director and friend Moncharmont."Exceptional and unique testimony of the theatrical life of the 20th century. G. Charpentier & E. Fasquelle Paris 1896 15,5x24cm relié

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        Programme d'économie politique.

      Lausanne: H. Vallotton, Guex & Cie.,, [1896]. Octavo, pp. 16. Unbound, wire-stitched. Neat pen and pencil annotations to contents. Evenly browned, upper corner of first leaf cut away, a little light dampstain to pp. 9-12, two small tears to upper edge of final leaf, a very good copy. A short pamphlet detailing the schedule and recommended reading for Pareto's 1896 Lausanne lecture series on political economy, later annotated with page numbers referring to Pareto's first major work and the compilation of his lecture notes, Cours d'économie politique, first published in two volumes from 1896 to 1897. The series comprised 16 lectures and covered weekly topics such as bimetallism, economic crises, Gresham's law, monopolies, and the economic effects of Marx's collectivisation; with reference to works by Malthus, Owen, Proudhon, Ricardo, and Smith, among others. Despite a a clash of temperaments, and disagreement on many economic issues, Walras recommended Pareto as his successor to the chair of political economy at the University of Lausanne, and Pareto took the position permanently in 1894. "In one of his letters [Pareto] wrote: 'the worthy Walras has ended up with only six students at his lectures. The Department of Education was afraid that I would give lectures which could only be understood by a handful of people'. (Letters, Vol. I, p. 162) In 1893 he had 56 students and all reports show that he was an excellent teacher" (Cirillo, p. 26). "As to the capacity of his students, he frequently complains, as for example in the letter of 3 June 1896: 'Just imagine! My students of mathematics do not know a thing, and they have no wish to know much about economics. Only what is needed for the examination, and not a whit more! The producer must furnish the goods which the consumer wants' (Vol. I, 209). 'The teaching of economics in the Faculty of Lausanne can only be very elementary. In a high school of social sciences, the real science of economics could be taught. You will have received my programme. It is very elementary, and yet even that is too much for my students!' (Vol. I, 211, 9 June 1896)" (Wood & McLure, p. 165). Keen to retire from teaching so that he could focus on his writing, Pareto handed over the main bulk of his lecturing responsibilities to a student of his, Vittorio Racca, in June 1900. He did not manage to leave entirely, however, and was persuaded to deliver weekly lectures until he finally retired in 1907.

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        LENIN EPHEMERA. Russian Revolution, October 1917. A unique collection of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin memorabilia, including busts, flags, pennants, and pictures (13 Items), TOGETHER WITH printed pamphlets (14 Items)

      Book Condition: Very Good Condition. A unique collection of 29 Lenin related items, from heavy cast Busts of Lenin to Russian flags and pennants, and 14 original English language publications (11 written by Lenin). Details are as given below, sizes and weights are approximate. See pictures for more details. It may be impossible to post this collection overseas. It will depend on many factors, and we will quote postage depending on the destination outside of the UK. . . Busts, Pictures, Flags & Pennants of Lenin. As main picture, from the top left, three rows: Back Row 1. Framed picture. 30 x 23 cms. 2. Bust. Zinc metal casting. Very good detail. Height 26cms. Weight 2040g. Signed. With production label in Russian. 3. Bust. Terractotta. Very good detail. Height 28cms. Weight 1240g. Signed: Patzay (Pal Patzay, Hungarian sculptor, 1896-1979). 4. Framed Picture. 32 x 29 cms. Middle Row 5. Round Plaque. Bronzed metal, aluminium frame. Diameter 10cms. Weight 258g. Signed: N. Sokolov. 6. Bust. Biscuit ware. Height 16cms. Weight 494g. 7. Bust. Biscuit ware. Height 12cms. Weight 148g. 8. Bust. Parian-like. Height 17cms. Weight 1130g. Front Row 9. Hammer & Sickle Flag. 150cms x 80cms. 10. Young Lenin Flag. 55cms x 45cms. 11. Industry/Agriculture/Miltary, feat. Lenin's head, Pennant. 65cms x 37cms. 12. Lenin's head, Pennant. 35cms x 30cms. 13. Industry/Agriculture/Miltary, feat. Lenin's head, Pennant. 27cms x 40cms. All the following pamphlets are by V.I. Lenin. In no particular order: Little Lenin Library Pamphlets; 14. The Teachings of Karl Marx. 1945, reprint. 15. Lenin on Religion. 1940, reprint. 16. The Tasks of The Proletariat in Our Revolution. Undated. 17. State and Revolution. 1941 reprint. 18. War and The Workers. Undated. 19. Lenin and Stalin on Youth. 1940, 1st edn. 20. Opportunism and Social-Chauvinism. 1940, 1st edn. Other Lenin pamphlets; 21. Lenin on Democracy, Trade Unions and the murderers... 1934. 22. The Tasks of The Youth Leagues. Undated. 23. The State. 1934. 24. How to Change the Social Order. Undated. Other related pamphlets; 25. On Lenin. Speeches and Articles. By J. Stalin. Undated. 26. On the Suppressed Testament of Lenin. By Leon Trotsky. 1970. 27. Lenin. By Stalin. 1934. . . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Collections; New Arrivals; Ephemera.

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        THE BROOMHANDLE PISTOL 1896-1936

      298 Seiten Gr.-8, Kunstledereinband sehr gut erhalten m

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        Marm Lisa

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1896. First printing. Hardcover. Good. Signed first edition, 1896. Cloth hardcover with paper label on spine, 199 pp., clean unmarked text, Good copy, front inner hinge strained and amateurishly reinforced, clipping pasted onto the front flyleaf, discoloration or age-toning to the pages and to the page-edges, darkening to the paper spine-label, no dust jacket. Our copy housed in protective glassine. Signed, inscribed, and dated (1897) by Wiggin on the titlepage. Also with a 12-line poem signed and dated 1897 by Wiggin on the front flyleaf. Also with a brief letter in Wiggin's hand laid in.

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        The Cotton States and International Exposition and South, Illustrated

      Atlanta: The Illustrator Company (Successor to Southern States Publishing Co, 1896. First Edition. Leather bound. Good. Folio. (approx. 14" x 11") 504 pages. Illustrated. Dark brown "roan" leather binding with gilt decorated title on the front board. All edges gilt. Leather on the spine is chipped at the head and base. Edge wear to corners. Scratches and light rubs to leather on boards and spine. Front hinge tender but holding. Several institutional holdings for this publication but scarce in the trade. The Atlanta Cotton States Exposition was held from September 18th, 1895 to December 31, 1895 on the grounds of current Piedmont Park. It was a huge event attended by hundreds of thousands of visitors.

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        Le Village suisse à l?Exposition nationale suisse. Genève 1896. Texte de Jacq. Mayor, L. Genoud, D. Baud-Bovy, E. de Vevey.

      Genève, Commission du Village suisse, 1896, - gr. in-4to, 146 p. + 5 ff., richement ill. + 42 planches phot. de Fréd. Boissonnas, papier frais, reliure en demi-maroquin brun aux coins. (Style Champs). Dos avec titre et ornements en or et noir, tranche sup. dorée. Très bel exemplaire. Riche documentation sur la vie, les métiers et leurs produits de la Suisse d'il y a 100 ans. ?L?Exposition nationale de 1896, organisé à Genève, marqua le début d?une mystification idéologique intéressante, par la construction ex nihilo d?un ?village suisse? aux allures alpestres et rupestres. Ce simulacre trouva sa raison d?être par le biais des photographies, notamment celles du talentueux Frédérique Boissonnas, et fut prolongé par la mode qui s?ensuivit du ?chalet suisse?, monument d?architecture vernaculaire? (D. Girardin, Le paysage de montagne). Beautiful ill. volume on the National Exhibition of Switzerland at the end of the XIXth century. Architecture, handycraft, old costumes, Swiss national sports, agriculture etc.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Favrod & Girardin, Musée de l?Élysée, un musée pour la photographie. Lausanne 1996.

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        Manette Salomon

      G. Charpentier & E. Fasquelle 1896 - - G. Charpentier & E. Fasquelle, Paris 1896, 15,5x24cm, relié. - Edition originale de l'adaptation théâtrale réalisée par Edmond de Goncourt. Reliure à la bradel en demi percaline grise, dos lisse, date et double filet dorés en queue, pièce de titre de chagrin bleu marine, plats de papier marbré, couvertures conservées, reliure de l'époque. Précieux envoi autographe signé d'Edmond de Goncourt à l'administrateur et homme de théâtre Antoine. En outre, sur les deux gardes blanches de la reliure, notre exemplaire comporte des envois autographes signés, datant de Mai 1919, des créateurs des différents rôles de la pièce à (Charles) Moncharmont, homme de théâtre, créateur de pièces, notamment de Cyrano de Bergerac qu'il fit découvrir à l'Europe entière, et directeur pendant 35 ans du théâtre des Célestins de Lyon. En premier, Félix Galipaux : "Je t'offre mon seul seing, aimable Moncharmont. / Elle en possédait deux Manette Salomon!", puis Henry Mayer : "Chassagnol-Mayer à son excellent camarade Macharmont, souvenir du bon temps du Vaudeville!", suivent alors Candé : "A mon ami Macharmont en souvenir de nos heureuses années de Vaudeville", et Georges Grand : "Que de bons souvenirs, mon cher Macharmont! Le Vaudeville! Affectueusement à toi, ton vieux camarade.", et enfin Grassot : Souvenir du maître Edmond de Goncourt et à mon directeur et ami Moncharmont." Exceptionnel et unique témoignage de la vie théâtrale du XXème siècle. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition of the theatrical adaptation realized by Edmond de Goncourt. Bradel binding in half gray half-perk, smooth back, date and double golden filet in tail, piece of title of shagreen navy, plates marbled paper, preserved covers, Contemporary binding. Precious signed autograph dedication of the author from Edmond de Goncourt to the administrator and theater man Antoine. In addition, on the two white guards of the binding, our copy includes signed autographs from May 1919, the creators of the various parts of the play (Charles) Moncharmont, theaterman, creator of plays, notably Cyrano of Bergerac, which he introduced to the whole of Europe, and director for 35 years at the Théâtre des Célestins in Lyon. First, Félix Galipaux: "I offer you my only one, kind Moncharmont . / She possessed two Solomon Manette!", Then Henry Mayer: "Chassagnol-Mayer to his excellent comrade Macharmont, memory of the good times of Vaudeville "Then follow Candé:" To my friend Macharmont in remembrance of our happy years of Vaudeville ", and Georges Grand:" "What good memories, my dear Macharmont! The Vaudeville! Affectionately to you, your old comrade, "and finally Grassot: Souvenir of the master Edmond de Goncourt and to my director and friend Moncharmont." Exceptional and unique testimony of the theatrical life of the 20th century. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Faune 5

      Original pencil drawing. Signature stamp of the artist's signature in the lower right corner of the work, and signature stamp of the workshop at the back. Very nice condition. Provenance: the artist's studio, referenced to catalog Atelier Louis Anquetin (Thierry de Maigret, 28/11/08). Louis Anquetin, Étrépagny born in 1861 and died in Paris in 1932, is an important French painter. He began his career with avant-garde artists such as Vincent van Gogh and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. With Émile Bernard, he is the inventor of Cloisonnisme. From 1884 to 1893, Louis Anquetin continues to explore new opportunities introduced by the release of Impressionism in French painting. From 1893, after a long confrontation with the "old masters", he adopts a bias pictorial that will line the general art movement, and take away from his friends. Dazzled by the baroque art and its creative force, so he thinks his childhood friends were involved in a pathway leading to the death of painting. He believes in a "perfect painting" which is embodied in the re-remember the lessons of Michelangelo and Rubens among others. His work becomes more conventional, he advocated a return to business by offering to reflect on the a priori conditions of any possible form of art in accordance with the rules of perspective and anatomy, as practiced by the masters the sixteenth and seventeenth century. Leaving only a few works that can be described as monumental, Anquetin turns prolific with its many studies and sketches, who considered that the design was "a very powerful means of expression" compulsory foundation of all arts plastics. Working voluntarily countdown of his time, Louis Anquetin made possible the existence of an original modern figuration. By his obstinacy and his passion for painting, he has indeed prevented is completely closed the way to the great Western tradition. You can admire his works in many prestigious museums such as the Musée d'Orsay or the Louvre in Paris, San Francisco and Detroit, the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, the National Gallery and the Tate London, etc.. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Crayon sur papier Circa 1896 23 x 35 cm

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        Hausaland. Or Fifteen Hundred Miles through the Central Soudan.

      London: Sampson Low, Marston and Company, Limited, 1896 - Octavo. Original vertical-ribbed green cloth, gilt-lettered spine, blind rules to boards enclosing gilt vignette of a tribesman to front and gilt prize stamp of Heaton Lodge School to rear, all edges untrimmed, green coated endpapers. Housed in a custom blue cloth slipcase. Occasional light rubbing along extremities, mild spotting to edges and half-title, very short closed tear to folding map stub just touching the frame. An exceptionally bright copy, entirely unopened. Heliogravure portrait frontispiece with tissue-guard, 16 plates including 10 further heliogravures, 5 half-tones from paintings, and 1 wood-engraving; folding colour map. First edition, a superb copy from the travel collection of Franklin Brooke-Hitching, with his pencilled initials to the half-title. Robinson travelled to Africa to undertake a "thoroughly scientific study of the Hausa language with a view of promoting the higher interests of that people and of translating the Scriptures and other appropriate literature into that tongue" (p. 12), working on behalf of the Hausa Association, which was formed in to perpetuate the work of J. A. Robinson, a missionary at Lukajo who died in 1891. He set out from Tunis in 1894, sailing round the west African coast and travelling up the Niger to Kano, where he spent three months. His account "excited much attention, coming as it did so soon after Lieutenant-Colonel Monteil's remarkable journey from St Louis to Tripoli through Kano had revived the world's interest in the famous Hausa city" (Morel, Affairs of West Africa, p. 70). Robinson published a selection of Hausa literature in the same year, and later compiled a dictionary of the language. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Galileo a madame Cristina di Lorena (1615).Padova, Salmin, 1896.

      Padova, Salmin 1896 - Cm. 1,7 x 1,2, pp. 206. Ritratto di Galileo inciso all'antiporta. Bross. orig. con titoli a stampa a piatto e dorso. Qualche trascurabile e fisiologico segno del tempo. Esemplare ben conservato, custodito entro cofanetto coevo. Questo celebre libro di formato minuscolo si dichiara essere il più piccolo mai stampato con caratteri mobili. Il carattere utilizzato è noto con il nome di "occhio di mosca" e fu utilizzato dallo stesso editore per l'altrettanto celebre edizione di Dante del 1878. In fine appare la dicitura: stampato coi caratteri del Dantino onde superare qualsiasi altra minuscola edizione, Maggio 1897. Cfr. Welsh, A bibliography of miniature books, 2935; Fumagalli (Lexicon a pag. 276): ".Les freres Salmin publierent en 1897 une Lettera a Galileo. qui est, peut-etre, le plus petit livre du monde, veritable". La qualità non eccelsa delle fotografie si deve alla estrema difficoltà di mettere a fuoco un oggetto alto 1,7 cm [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Binding, Fine- Lucien Broca] Gray Days and Gold

      New York: Macmillan, 1896. A wonderful and pristine binding by Lucien Broca, the superb and technically premier finisher of his day, who finished many of Sarah Prideaux's fine bindings. Bound in full rich navy blue crushed morocco with bold tudor rose, leaf and vine design work on both covers and similar designs on panels on spine, attractive dentelles with parallel ruling and two tudor roses on each corner, marbled endpapers. Bears Broca's personal gilt stamped palet on front lower dentelle (scarce indeed), "BOUND BY L. BROCA." AEG. Book is fine. An extremely rare and sought after binding by the French-born bookbinder who worked more or less full-time with Sarah Prideaux around 1901, and really only solo'd a short couple of years before falling into ill-health. Fine copies of his signed bindings are vanishingly scarce.

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