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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("RafJoseffy").

      Baden bei Wien, 12. IX. 1896. - 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-8vo. An Ludwig Bösendorfer: "Als Sie mich vorgestern verliessen, sagte ich Ihnen, dass ich noch etwas auf dem Herzen hätte, was ich Ihnen jedoch nur schriftlich mitteilen kann und will. Sie können sich denken, dass es mir sehr unangenehm gewesen sein muss, Sie, nachdem Sie schon so viel für mich getan haben - mit meinen Geldangelegenheiten zu belästigen. Heute sind es nun gerade 4 Wochen, seitdem ich hier das Bett hüte. Sie können sich denken was ich hier im Hotel allein schuldig bin [.]". - Raffael Joseffy war u. a. Schüler von Franz Liszt, der großen Einfluß auf seine künstlerische Entwicklung nahm. "1872 konzertierte Joseffy erstmals in Berlin, trat dann häufig in Wien auf und unternahm zahlreiche Konzertreisen, die ihn auch nach Amerika führten. 1888-1906 war er Professor am National-Konservatorium in New York. Joseffy. gab u. a. die 'Gesammelten Werke' Chopins heraus" (DBE). - Papierbedingt etwas gebräunt und mit einem kleinen Randeinriß.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        An Outcast of the Islands

      NY, D. Appleton and Company, 1896, first American edition. Conrad's second book, published as part of Appleton's "Town and Country Library Series," with advertisements at the end, lime green cloth with green, red, and gilt decorations and titles, there are textual changes from the British edition that Appleton thought necessary to fit this family series, Keating 6, Cagle A2(b)2. Fine.

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        Eigenh. Postkarte mit U.

      München, 24. IV. 1896. - 1 S. Qu.-8vo. An den Musiker Camillo Horn: "Brief und Zeitung habe ich vor einigen Tagen erhalten. Die Verzögerung meiner Antwort haben die Osterferien verschuldet, welche ich, trotz des schlechten Wetters, auf dem Lande verbrachte um wieder einmal reine Luft zu atmen. Ihrem Wunsche im Betreff des Herrn Gura, bin ich mit Vergnügen nachgekommen. Gestern sprach ich Herrn Gura und bat ihn Ihre Wünsche zu berücksichtigen; er sagte mir auch, dass mein Sohn bereits darüber mit ihm sprach und Gura nächstens gesonnen sei, nach Einsicht der Werke Ihnen zu schreiben. Bisher sei er sehr stark durch nothwendigste Correspondenz in Anspruch genommen gewesen, dass es ihm nicht möglich war Ihnen zu antworten. Ich zweifle nicht daran, dass er unseren Bitten nicht ein freundliches Entgegenkommen gewährt [.]". - Der Vater von Richard Strauss wurde in München Gitarrist bei Herzog Maximilian in Bayern. Später wirkte er bis 1889 als Erster Hornist in der Kgl. Bayerischen Hofkapelle und war anschließend bis 1896 Lehrer an der Akademie der Tonkunst.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Porträtmedaillen des Erzhauses Österreich von Kaiser Friedrich III. bis Kaiser Franz II. Aus der Medaillensammlung des allerhöchsten Kaiserhauses herausgegeben mit Genehmigung des hohen Oberstkämmerer-Amtes seiner K. u. K. apostolischen Majestät von Karl Domanig. Fünfzig (50) Tafeln in Lichtdruck von Max Jaffé.,

      Wien. Verlag von Gilhofer und Ranschburg. 1896 - VII, 40 Seiten, eine zweifach gefaltete, zweifarbige "Stammtafel des Erzhauses Österreich" und 50 Lichtdrucktafeln mit 359 Abbildungen. Original-Halbleinwand-Einband. (Einband am Rücken teils angeplatzt u. randfleckig. Bindung etwas gelockert. Ansonsten gutes u. sauberes Exemplar!). 38x27 cm Kunsthistorische sammlungen des allerhöchsten Kaiserhauses - Medaillensammlung. Kompettes Exemplar. Sehr selten! Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 800

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Heinzelmännchen]
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        The Coal Tar Colours

      1896. [TRADE CATALOGUE]. The Coal Tar Colours of the Farbwerke vorm Meister Lucius & Brüning. [2], 190 pp. With 173 coloured textile samples. Lithographic frontispiece and title-page. 4to., bound in original publisher's maroon pebbled cloth over olive green boards with black and gilt lettering. Hoescht on the Maine, Germany: 1896. |~||~||~||~||~| A colourful turn-of-the-century trade catalogue, the first produced by this well-known German chemical company. The catalogue contains bright samples of the dyes applied to different textiles including cotton, silk, wool and leather. Beside each sample group is a chart that provides the dye's commercial name, year of introduction, mode of solution and methods of dyeing. The samples are followed by sections with technical explanations of fixing them on the various fibers and materials as well as means of printing. A valuable and exhaustive resource on process and product of dyeing that has wonderfully preserved the century-old colours.

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        Somerset County Cricket Club 1895-96 (yearbook)

      Taunton: the Club 1896 - Sixth year of issue, containing the county's scores in 1895. The Somerset yearbook was published annually between 1890 and 1905, not issued 1906-08, then 1909-13, 1920-39, 1940-46 in a single volume, then 1947-67. AD Taylor stated in 1906 that a complete set, ie from 1891-1906, is "difficult to procure". 8vo. 51pp + [3] adverts. Original cloth-backed boards. Vertical crease to front board. A very good copy.  [Padwick, 2558] Scarce.

      [Bookseller: Sportspages]
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        Coronation of Tsar Nicholas II].

      J. Indursky Fotograf Wyburg Russia 1896 - Albumen print (16.5 x 21.5 cm) mounted on card. Photograph of the ceremony for the coronation of the last Russian Tsar, Nicholas II, in 1896.

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        Les Maitres de l'Affice. Publication Mensuelle

      Paris: Imprimerie Chaix, 1896. First. hardcover. very good(+). Mucha, Steinlen, Toulouse-Lautrec, Bonnard, Penfield, Nicholson,. First two (of five total) volumes. 96 full-page color lithographs. Folio, red leather-backed boards (well-worn and soiled; internally quite clean). Paris: Imprimerie Chaix, 1896-1897. First editions. Very good copies, clean and complete. Scarce. The Maîtres de l'Affiche (Masters of the Poster) were small format reproductions (pages measure 15.75 x 11.5 inches) of what were ostensibly the best and most famous posters from around Europe and America, as selected by the famous critic and poster supporter Roger Marx. They were printed by the Chaix publishing house as a concession to the growing craze of poster collecting at the end of the 19th-century. Every month between 1896-1900, while the Maîtres were being published, subscribers would receive four new plates. Each plate is a full color lithograph printed on high quality paper. The complete series consists of 256 images. The appeal of the Maîtres was, and remains, their small, easy-to-collect format. These are the complete first two volumes (of five) featuring plates 1 to 96.

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        Les Maitres de l'Affice. Publication Mensuelle

      Paris: Imprimerie Chaix, 1896. First. hardcover. very good(+). Mucha, Steinlen, Toulouse-Lautrec, Bonnard, Penfield, Nicholson,. First two (of five total) volumes. 96 full-page color lithographs. Folio, red leather-backed boards (well-worn and soiled; internally quite clean). Paris: Imprimerie Chaix, 1896-1897. First editions. Very good copies, clean and complete. Scarce. The Maîtres de l'Affiche (Masters of the Poster) were small format reproductions (pages measure 15.75 x 11.5 inches) of what were ostensibly the best and most famous posters from around Europe and America, as selected by the famous critic and poster supporter Roger Marx. They were printed by the Chaix publishing house as a concession to the growing craze of poster collecting at the end of the 19th-century. Every month between 1896-1900, while the Maîtres were being published, subscribers would receive four new plates. Each plate is a full color lithograph printed on high quality paper. The complete series consists of 256 images. The appeal of the Maîtres was, and remains, their small, easy-to-collect format. These are the complete first two volumes (of five) featuring plates 1 to 96.

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        The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments

      Glasgow: David Bryce and Son 1896. Miniature book measuring 6cm x 3.5cm. 975 pp. Full leather with yapp edges and gilt-lettered spine. All edges gilt. Original magnifying glass in pocket at rear. Line drawings. Silk sewn. Neat ink name on first blank. Slight wear to leather but still in VG condition. . Very Good. Leather. 1896. Miniature.

      [Bookseller: Stephen Foster Books]
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        Armenia and Her People or The Story of Armenia

      AMERICAN, HARTFORD,CT 1896 - general shelf wear, rubbing on spine and edges, corners bumped, cover is lightly soiled, book plate on front inner board, frontispiece and fep are loose but present, front/back inner boards are cracked at the hinges, all pages are present spine is shaken, text is unmarked tanned and stiff DATE PUBLISHED: 1896 EDITION: 376 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("RafJoseffy").

      Baden bei Wien, 12. IX. 1896.. 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-8vo.. An Ludwig Bösendorfer: "Als Sie mich vorgestern verliessen, sagte ich Ihnen, dass ich noch etwas auf dem Herzen hätte, was ich Ihnen jedoch nur schriftlich mitteilen kann und will. Sie können sich denken, dass es mir sehr unangenehm gewesen sein muss, Sie, nachdem Sie schon so viel für mich getan haben - mit meinen Geldangelegenheiten zu belästigen. Heute sind es nun gerade 4 Wochen, seitdem ich hier das Bett hüte. Sie können sich denken was ich hier im Hotel allein schuldig bin [...]". - Raffael Joseffy war u. a. Schüler von Franz Liszt, der großen Einfluß auf seine künstlerische Entwicklung nahm. "1872 konzertierte Joseffy erstmals in Berlin, trat dann häufig in Wien auf und unternahm zahlreiche Konzertreisen, die ihn auch nach Amerika führten. 1888-1906 war er Professor am National-Konservatorium in New York. Joseffy. gab u. a. die 'Gesammelten Werke' Chopins heraus" (DBE). - Papierbedingt etwas gebräunt und mit einem kleinen Randeinriß.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Aux sanctuaires grecs. Paques 1912. XLVIIme croisiere de la "Revue Gà nà rale des Sciences".

      - Large folio. Original printed wrappers (in colour on the front cover, both after watercolours by Mme. Brouardel); pp. 14, ff. 17-74 (plates with tissue guards), pp. 75-6, title printed in red an blue, with initial leaf with text in red and blue and two photos printed in photogravure, map, 446 snapshots printed in photogravure; apart from tiny marginal spot to title, a fine copy in the slightly worn original patterned box with cloth ties. Extremely rare sole edition (number 68 of 130 copies )of this luxuriously and privately printed photographic travelogue of a study trip on a ship around Greece, organized by the founder and director of the periodical Revue gà nà rale des Sciences, Louis Olivier. The first trip had taken place to celebrate the First Olympic Games of 1896. Most of the tourists where French Grecophiles or former pupils of the École française d'Athà nes, altogether a very cultured and educated group. The director of the journey and author of the text was Gustave Fourgà res (1863-1927), an archaeology profassor specialized in Ancient Greece. This copy was given to M. Poulenc, a member of the tour; we assume that the rarity, both commercially and institutionally (not in COPAC, both KVK and OCLC locate copies in Paris, Lausanne and Geneva) is due to the fact that each of the participants was sent a copy of this work to which several had contributed with their photographic skills. The photos in this impressive volume were not published anywhere else. See Haris Yiakoumis and Isabelle Roy, La croisià re des savants, 1896-1912. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Granada la bella.

      Edición Privada. Impreso por los tipógrafos E. Soderlund y M. Lindroos, Helsingfors (actual Helsinki) 1896 - Materia: Libro antiguo de la segunda mitad del siglo XIX. Literatura española - Generación del 98. Publicación: Helsinki, Edición Privada. Impreso por los tipógrafos E. Soderlund y M. Lindroos, 1896. Descripción: (190 x 130 mm). 94 p. Bella encuadenación en plena piel azul. Lomo con dorados, con 5 nervios, tejuelos en rojo para autor y título, conservando la encuadernación original en rústica. Estado de conservación: Muy bueno, Texto limpio y obra cuidada. Notas: Ángel Ganivet García (Granada, 13 de diciembre de 1865 - Riga, Letonia, 29 de noviembre de 1898), considerado como un precursor simbólico de la Generación del 98. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Football

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. 1896. First. First edition. 425pp., line drawings. Early, neat owner name, page edges a little soiled, some soiling to the boards, a very good copy. An early book on football issued to help the development of the game. Camp was the Coach of the Yale football team and probably did more than anyone else to popularize the game and to shape the rules as they now stand including cutting the number of players to 11 (from 15), instituting the quarterback position, creating a scrimmage to institute play (rather than a "scrum") and designing the "gridiron" pattern of the field. Additionally, he was probably the first national figure to promote personal physical fitness, especially during the First World War. A lovely copy. .

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        Kataster-Situation des grossen Tullnbaches (von Judenau bis zur Donau). Aquarellierte Originalzeichnung des niederösterreichischen Bauamts.

      Wien, 1896. - Leporello mit 13 Segmenten, Länge ca. 276 cm. Kartondeckel mit Titel, 33,5 x 21 cm. "Plan 1", Maßstab 1 : 2880, von Judenau über Langenrohr und die Gemeinde Asparn bis zur Donau. - Deckel fleckig, sonst sehr gut.

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        Agitated Japan.The Life of Baron II Kamon - No - Kami Naosuke

      (xxvi) + 144 p.p.B/w frontis. photo + gilt edged colour plate + 3 double page plates.Original raw silk cloth; slightly soiled, corners slightly worn, a few pulled threads & frayed edges.Couple of grubby pages at end, couple of spots to first couple of pages o/w text very good; an attractive copy of rare item. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le magasin d'auréoles

      Edition on current paper, punch press service of the second flat foot, it was shot only 5 Japan and Holland in 17 major papers. Binding to bradel half percaline saffron, smooth back with a gold floral pattern, double gold thread and dates in tail piece as black sorrow thinning, flat marbled paper, two corners very lightly bumped, covers and spine preserved and featuring spots, contemporary binding. Precious autograph signed by the author Alphonse Daudet. Complete copy of the catalog pleasant in fine-editor. Mercure de France Paris 1896 9,5x16,5cm relié

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        L'enterrement d'une étoile

      First Edition of current paper. Bound in half chocolate canvas, smooth spine, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats mustard paper wrappers preserved, gilded head. Precious and touching handwritten dedication signed by the author to his stepmother Leonid. Our copy is enriched with an autograph ticket of two pages of François Daudet retracing the route of this work within the family Daudet. Book adorned with illustrations by Luigi Rossi. Pleasant specimen. Lib. Borel Paris 1896 7,5x14,5cm relié

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        La lithographie française de 1796 à 1896 et les arts qui s'y rattachent. Manuel pratique s'adressant aux artistes et aux imprimeurs

      First edition illustrated with lithographs in black and color, 33 inset plates including advertising for Saxoléine color illustrations by Jules Cheret.Dos absent and loose covers with marginal gaps, beautiful condition inside. Ch. Lorilleux Paris s.d. (1896)broché

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        British birds with their nests and eggs / by Arthur G Butler [et al ] ; illustrated by F W Frohawk - Complete in 6 volumes

      London : Brumby & Clarke [1896-1898], 1896. 2nd Edition. Very good copies all in the original, elaborately gilt-blocked, fine cloth over bevelled boards. Professionally re-cased with the original spine laid back; very impressively finished. Remainsa particularly well-preserved set overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Scans etc. on request. Physical description; 6 v. : ill. (part coloured) ; 33 cm. Contents; Vol. 1-2. Order passeres/by Arthur G. Butler -- v. 3. Picariæ/by A.G. Butler. Striges and Accipitres/by M.A. Mathew. Steganopodes/H.O. Forbes -- v. 4. Herodiones and Odontoglossæ/by H.O. Forbes. Anseres/by J. Cordeaux. Columbæ and Pterocletes/by W.B. Tegetmeier -- v. 5. Gallinæ, Fulicariæ, and Alectorides/by W.B. Tegetmeier. Limicolæ/by H.H. Slater -- v. 6. Gaviæ/by H.O. Forbes. Pygopodes/by O.V. Alpin. Tubinares/by H.A. MacPherson.Subjects; Birds - Nests & Eggs - Great Britain.

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        Ehe. - Beim Notar. - Dobie nach Sadler. - "The new Will (Everything to my Wife absolutely)".

      . Radierung / Strichätzung, alt aquarelliert, 1896. Von James Dobie, nach Walter Dendy Sadler. 35,1 x 48,3 cm (Darstellung) / 41,5 x 53,1 cm (Platte) / 48,5 x 60 cm (Blatt). In der Platte rechts unten signiert: "Etched by James Dobie". Mittig gestochener Titel. Ober- und unterhalb des Darstellungsrandes verlegerische Notizen mit dem Datum: "... in the year 1896" - Großartiges Blatt des versierten Radierkünstlers. - Skeptisch betrachtet der Notar den verliebten Mann, der seiner um einiges jüngeren Frau offenbar alle Güter überschreiben will. - Ohne erkennbare Mängel. Sehr gut erhalten. James Dobie (1849 Edinburgh - um 1911 London). Schottischer Radierkünstler. Seit 1885 in London ansässig, wo er regelmäßig mit Reproduktionsgrafiken nach zeitgenössischen Vorlagen an den Ausstellungen der Royal Academy teilnahm. 1890-94 lieferte er für das Londoner Magazin "Art Journal" sehr sauber und kontrastreiche Radierungen nach Frank Bramley, Ernest Albert Waterlow, Frederick Hall, Walter Hunt, William Henry Bartlett und Maurice William Greiffenhagen. Arbeitete seit 1894 vorzugsweise nach den humoristischen Genrebildern des Walter Dendy Sadler. Walter Dendy Sadler (1854 Dorking - 1923 St. Ives). Englischer Genremaler. 1870/71 Studium in der Heatherleys Art School London. Danach bei Wilhelm Simmler in Düsseldorf. Malte Kostümbilder der Biedermeierzeit und humoristisch aufgefasste Genrebilder..

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        Les Arachnides de Belgique (Book XII)

      First edition. Two volumes. Folios. Forty-three color plates. Text in French. Very good in thick wrappers with light foxing along fore-edge of volume I and the front and rear thick wraps of volume II detached but both are present. Some edgewear along the spine of both volumes. Volume I contains primarily color plates of arachnids on every other recto while volume II contains descriptions of the plates. From the Royal Annals of Natural History of Belgium. Title loosely translates to "The Spiders of Belgium." [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        A hand-book to the order Lepidoptera - Complete in 5 Volumes. Series; Lloyd's natural history

      London : Edward Lloyd (1896-1897), 1896. 1st Edition. Near fine copies all in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Physical description; 5 v. : color illustrated ; 19cm. Contents; 1. Butterflies, Vol. I -- 2. Butterflies, Vol. II - 3. Butterflies (concluded). -Hesperiidae. Moths, part I -- 4. Moths, part II -- 5. Moths, part III. Subjects; Butterflies. Lepidoptera - Handbooks, manuals, etc. Moths. Lepidoptera - Great Britain. Other names; Sharpe, Richard Bowdler 1847-1909.

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        Report on the Work of the Horn Scientific Expedition to Central Australia, Part II: Zoology: Reptilia and Amphibia (complete)

      London: Dulau and Co., 1896. First edition.. Light age-toning to some text pages, color and black and white plates are bright and clean, the recent leather binding is very attractive; a tight and clean copy in near fine condition.. Pp. 112-175; 5 full page hand-colored plates, 3 plain plates. Later fine one-half brown morocco leather with five raised bands, lettered in gilt in two compartment on black and red morocco spine labels, tan decorated endpapers, sm 4to (10 1/4 x 7 3/4 inches). The Horn Scientific Expedition was the first primarily scientific expedition to study the natural history of Central Australia. It took place from May to August 1894, with expedition members first traveling by train from Adelaide to the railhead at Oodnadatta in South Australia, then using camels for transport to traverse over 3000 km of largely uncharted country from Oodnadatta through the Finke River basin to Alice Springs and the Macdonnell Ranges in what is now the Northern Territory. This volume presents the section on reptiles and amphibians collected on this expedition. The reptile section is by herpetologist Arthur H. Lucas, and the amphibian section was authored by Walter Baldwin Spencer, an English-Australian biologist. This important herpetological monograph is also bound with the Mammalia section by Baldwin Spencer (52 pages, 3 hand-colored plates, 1 plain plate) and the Crustacea section by Baldwin Spencer and T. S. Hall (22 pages, 4 plain plates). The reptile and amphibian section of the Horn Expedition is rarely offered as a separate work.

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        British birds with their nests and eggs / by Arthur G. Butler .[et al.] ; illustrated by F. W. Frohawk - Complete in 6 volumes

      London : Brumby & Clarke [1896-1898] - Physical description; 6 v. : ill. (part coloured) ; 33 cm. Contents; Vol. 1-2. Order passeres/by Arthur G. Butler -- v. 3. Picariæ/by A.G. Butler. Striges and Accipitres/by M.A. Mathew. Steganopodes/H.O. Forbes -- v. 4. Herodiones and Odontoglossæ/by H.O. Forbes. Anseres/by J. Cordeaux. Columbæ and Pterocletes/by W.B. Tegetmeier -- v. 5. Gallinæ, Fulicariæ, and Alectorides/by W.B. Tegetmeier. Limicolæ/by H.H. Slater -- v. 6. Gaviæ/by H.O. Forbes. Pygopodes/by O.V. Alpin. Tubinares/by H.A. MacPherson.Subjects; Birds - Nests & Eggs - Great Britain. Very good copies all in the original, elaborately gilt-blocked, fine cloth over bevelled boards. Professionally re-cased with the original spine laid back; very impressively finished. Remainsa particularly well-preserved set overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Scans etc. on request. 12 Kg. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        James Roß entdeckt den magnetischen Nordpol am 1. Juni 1831

      O. O., 1896.. Aquarellierte s/w-Tuschezeichnung über Bleistift auf grauem Karton. Auf festen Unterlagekarton montiert. 32 x 43,5 cm. Signiert und datiert, verso bezeichnet. - Zu Bender vgl. AKL VIII, 622 - Schöne und detaillierte Darstellung der Expeditionsgruppe James Ross`. - Der Architekt und Zeichner Paul Bender, 1917 gefallen, studierte 1881/82 an der Kunstschule Weimar, danach an der Dresdener Akademie, wo er Meisterschüler von Paul Wallot war. - Leicht gebräunt, kl. Kratzspur in der oberen Bildhälfte, am äußeren Rand mit kl. Abplatzungen, im rechten Rand wenige kl. Braunflecken, sonst gut erhaltene. feine Arbeit.

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        Commentaries on American Law.

      Boston, Little, Brwon, and Company, 1896.. Fourteenth Edition edited by John M. Gould. 4 Bde. 8vo. (1:) CCXCI, 548 S.; (2:) X, 647 S.; (3:) VIII, 514 S.; (4:) VII, 742 S. Spätere Halbleinenbände mit Buntpapierüberzug auf den Buchdeckeln.. Kent (1763-1847), war zunächst von 1785 bis 1798 im Staate New York als Rechtsanwalt tätig, anschließend von 1794 bis 1798 und nochmals 1824 bis 1826 als Rechtsprofessor am Columbia College., beides allerdings nicht mit jenem Erffolg, wie er in später erfahren hat. Im Jahre 1798 wurde er zum Richter ernannt und war von 1804 an Gerichtspräsident. Von 1814 bis zu seiner Pensionierung im Jahre 1823 wurde er schließlich zum Richter am Chancery-Gericht des Staates New York berufen, dem für alle Equity-Fälle zuständigen Gericht. Die Unterscheidung zwischen Common Law und Equity, einem im Mittelalter zum Ausgleich von Härtefällen entwickelten Billigkeitsrecht, das sich zu einem eigenständigen Rechtssystem entwickelt hatte, und die damit einhergehende Errichtung besonderer Equity-Gerichte waren aus dem englischen Recht in das amerikanische übernommen worden. Kent hat mit seinen Entscheidungen, die über New York hinaus Autorität erlangten, das englische Equity-Recht den amerikanischen Bedürfnissen angepaßt und eine Equity-Gerichtsbarkeit amerikanischer Prägung geschaffen. Zwischen 1826 und 1830 veröffentlichte Kent seine Commentaries on American Law, die in mehreren Auflagen erschienen und neben den Werken von Joseph Story das wohl bedeutendste Werk der amerikanischen Rechtsliteratur der ersten Hälfte des 19. Jahrhunderts sind. Die Commentaries, nach dem Vorbild von Blackstones Commentaries on the Law of England gestaltet, sind die erste systematische Darlegung des gesamtgen amerikanischen Rechts mit Ausnahme des Strafrechts. Das Werk erlangte schnell großes Ansehen als autoritative Darstellung des amerikanischen Rechts und hat viel zur Amerikanisiserung des Rechts beigetragen.

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        The Collected Writings of Thomas De Quincey. In fourteen volumes complete.

      A & C Black 1896 / 1897, London - Fourteen volumes complete. Various paginations. Dark blue cloth with gilt decorated & lettered spines. Top edges gilt. Armorial bookplates to front pastedowns. Blue endpapers. Slight wear to spine ends. Leaves very slightly tanned. An attractive set in Very Good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Reise in Kleinasien Sommer 1895. Forschungen zur Seldjukischen Kunst und Geographie des Landes. Mit 76 Lichtdruck-Tafeln, zahlreichen von GEERKE und REHLENDER gezeichneten Text-Illustrationen nach den original-Photographien und mit einer Karte vom KIEPERT nach den Routen-Aufnahmen

      Berlin Geographische Verlagshandlung Dietrich Reimer (Ernst Vohsen) 1896,. 209 S., gr.8°HLn. Privater Halbleineneinband durch Buchbinder, Leinenecken. Rückenbeschriftung in Gold. Hier eine sehr saubere und schöne Ausgabe mit den 76 Tafeln und der vielfach gefalteten Karte (diese an einem Falz mit Papier unterlegt und so geklebt)..

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        Towards Democracy

      Manchester - Labour Press, 1896 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Towards Democracy was only Carpenter's fourth book of a lifetime of work onsocial injustices. Bound in cloth, with gilt lettering. Edward Carpenter (1844 1929) was an English socialist poet, anthologist, early gay activist and socialist philosopher. A leading figure in late 19th- and early 20th-century Britain, he was instrumental in the foundation of the Fabian Society and the Labour Party. Carpenter joined the Social Democratic Federation (SDF) in 1883 and attempted to form a branch in the city. In 1891, he met George Merrill, a working class man also from Sheffield, and the two men struck up a relationship. Merrill had been raised in the slums of Sheffield and had no formal education. Their relationship not only defied Victorian sexual mores but also the highly stratified British class system. In Love's Coming-of-Age he argued that a just and equal society must promote the sexual and economic freedom of women. He argued passionately that the source of war and discontent in western society was class-monopoly and social inequality. He termed this social injustice class-disease, where each class acts only in its own interests. To Carpenter's mind, a radical social and economic restructuring needed to take place in order to end social fragmentation. Condition: The binding is firm and tight. There ismild wear to the extremities, including mildbumping and some discolouration. Internally the pages are clean and bright with a couple of spots on the first and last couple of pages only. Over all the condition is very good..

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        Das werk des Jacopo de' Barbari

      Amsler & Ruthhardt, Berlin 1896 - First printing, 1896. Large folio, original papercovered boards, short text plus 26 plates on 40 leaves, one double page. Minor ex library marks and spine somewhat worn. Plates remarkably fresh and have the appearance (we know this is not the case) of having been printed from the original plates -- the engraved plates (as opposed to the woodcuts) all have left a plate mark on the paper. Printed on excellent bright laid paper. Last appeared at auction (also worn) in 1978 at Christie's (40 Pounds). Some plates stamped on the back by the International Chalcographical Society / Internationale Chalkographische Gesellschaft. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Photographs Art Studio

      1896 - Black and white photos with tissue guards. Gold gilt on front & back cover and Tight binding. No bookplate. No markings. Interior leather/suede boards and front and back free endpage is pure leather Exceptional green binding. General wear and rubbed cover. Spotting on the cover. Author name and address (Otto Lewinz) is gilted on the bottom of every single page of the picture; and the model of every single photo is Adrian P. Schmidt, Prof. of Physical Culture, 1897. DATE PUBLISHED: 1896 EDITION: UNPAGINATED [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Wellhorn und Wetterhorn.: N. 761.

      Verlag v. Hanfstaengls Nachfolger in Berlin. 1896 - Heliogravure originale a colori su carta pesante di cm 49x34 (foglio) e cm 18x27 (parte incisa). Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo.

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        The Red Badge of Courage: An Episode of the American Civil War

      William Heinemann, London 1896 - 194 p., 8 p. advs. The Pioneer Series. This is the first English edition which was also issued in paper wrappers. The cloth-bound book is, in fact, the cheaper binding state recased with the front wrapper retained as a flyleaf. Hafl the book is unopened. Ref.: Stallman 4. Front endpaper hinge has 1/2 in. tear, rear endpaper slightly chipped with small closed tear. Minor shelf wear to head and tail of spine, minor shelf wear to edges, spine titling a bit faded otherwise very nice. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Hs. Majestæt. Dramatiske Scener.

      Kristiania, (Olaf Norlis forlag), Nikolai Olsens Bogtrykkeri, 1896. 30 s. Samt. kartonert bd. med sjirtingrygg uten titteltrykk. Navn på forsats (B. Thommessen). Eksemplaret har tilhørt Nini Roll Anker, og har hennes navnetrekk på tittelbl.. Supprimert. Thuesen s. 109-110. Sjelden

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        L Atlantida. Revista quincenal il.lustrada. 28 números

      - Barcelona, del número 1 del 15 de Maig de 1896 al número 28 de primer de Juliol de 1897. Enquadernat en tela amb teixell. El número 1 es el que està pitjor, pàgina reforçada i amb alguna taca, el demès molt be. 28x21 cm. Ref: 2107 [LS/011796-2107]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Sanchez]
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        ON SNOW-SHOES TO THE BARREN GROUNDS

      Harpers 1896 - *** IN THE RARE dust-wrapper ***ON SNOW-SHOES TO THE BARREN GROUNDS, Harpers, 1896, first edition, just about fine in g/vg dust-wrapper with some chipping to the dust-wrapper spine extremities, upper margins and flap folds. Replete with drawings, photos and illustrations, with many of the latter executed by Frederic Remington. A truly marvelous copy of this book, detailing travels through Canada and Alaska and quite rare in dust-wrapper. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: THE FINE BOOKS COMPANY / A.B.A.A / 1979]
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        Writings, The

      1896. Harriet Beecher Stowe in Contemporary Three-Quarter Olive MoroccoSTOWE, Harriet Beecher. [The Writings of Harriet Beecher Stowe. With biographical introductions, portraits and other illustrations. In sixteen volumes. Cambridge: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, The Riverside Press, 1896. [Together with] Life and Letters of Harriet Beecher Stowe. Edited by Annie Fields. Cambridge: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, The Riverside Press, 1897. Riverside Edition. Seventeen octavo volumes (7 3/8 x 4 15/16 inches: 188 x 127 mm.). Frontispieces in all volumes and added engraved titles in all volumes of the Writings. Contemporary three-quarter olive green, pebble-grain morocco over marbled boards, ruled in gilt. Spines with five raised bands, decoratively tooled and lettered in compartments, marbled endpapers, tope edge gilt. Spine fd Life and Letters (volume 17) very slightly faded, still a very fine set.The writings include:Uncle Tom's Cabin and Key (vols 1 & 2)Dred and Other Anti-Slavery Tales (vols 3 & 4)The Minister's Wooing (vol. 5)The Pearl of Orr's Island (vol. 6)Agnes of Sorrento (vol. 7)Household Papers and Stories (vol. 8)Old Town Folks and Sam Lawson (vols. 9 & 10)Poganuc People and Pink and White Tyranny (vol. 11)My Wife and I (vol. 12)We and our Neighbors (vol. 13)Religious Studies, Sketches and Poems (vol. 15)Stories and Sketches for the Young (vol. 16)Life and Letters of Harriet Beecher Stowe (vol. 17)Harriet Elisabeth Beecher Stowe (June 14, 1811 – July 1, 1896) was an American abolitionist and author. Her novel Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852) was a depiction of life for African Americans under slavery; it reached millions as a novel and play, and became influential in the United States and United Kingdom. It energized anti-slavery forces in the American North, while provoking widespread anger in the South. She wrote more than twenty books, including novels, three travel memoirs, and collections of articles and letters. She was influential for both her writings and her public stands on social issues of the day.BAL 19508 and 19509

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        The Collected Writings of Thomas De Quincey. In fourteen volumes complete

      London: A & C Black 1896 / 1897. Fourteen volumes complete. Various paginations. Dark blue cloth with gilt decorated & lettered spines. Top edges gilt. Armorial bookplates to front pastedowns. Blue endpapers. Slight wear to spine ends. Leaves very slightly tanned. An attractive set in Very Good condition. . Very Good. Cloth. 1896. 8vo..

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        Writings, The

      1896. Harriet Beecher Stowe in Contemporary Three-Quarter Olive MoroccoSTOWE, Harriet Beecher. [The Writings of Harriet Beecher Stowe. With biographical introductions, portraits and other illustrations. In sixteen volumes. Cambridge: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, The Riverside Press, 1896. [Together with] Life and Letters of Harriet Beecher Stowe. Edited by Annie Fields. Cambridge: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, The Riverside Press, 1897. Riverside Edition. Seventeen octavo volumes (7 3/8 x 4 15/16 inches: 188 x 127 mm.). Frontispieces in all volumes and added engraved titles in all volumes of the Writings. Contemporary three-quarter olive green, pebble-grain morocco over marbled boards, ruled in gilt. Spines with five raised bands, decoratively tooled and lettered in compartments, marbled endpapers, tope edge gilt. Spine fd Life and Letters (volume 17) very slightly faded, still a very fine set.The writings include:Uncle Tom's Cabin and Key (vols 1 & 2)Dred and Other Anti-Slavery Tales (vols 3 & 4)The Minister's Wooing (vol. 5)The Pearl of Orr's Island (vol. 6)Agnes of Sorrento (vol. 7)Household Papers and Stories (vol. 8)Old Town Folks and Sam Lawson (vols. 9 & 10)Poganuc People and Pink and White Tyranny (vol. 11)My Wife and I (vol. 12)We and our Neighbors (vol. 13)Religious Studies, Sketches and Poems (vol. 15)Stories and Sketches for the Young (vol. 16)Life and Letters of Harriet Beecher Stowe (vol. 17)Harriet Elisabeth Beecher Stowe (June 14, 1811 ?- July 1, 1896) was an American abolitionist and author. Her novel Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852) was a depiction of life for African Americans under slavery; it reached millions as a novel and play, and became influential in the United States and United Kingdom. It energized anti-slavery forces in the American North, while provoking widespread anger in the South. She wrote more than twenty books, including novels, three travel memoirs, and collections of articles and letters. She was influential for both her writings and her public stands on social issues of the day.BAL 19508 and 19509

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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