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        Cours D'Economie Politique

      F. Rouge, Lausanne 1896 - Two volumes complete - Volume One - viii, 430pp and Volume Two (published in 1897) - [4], 426pp. Ex-library, with three stamps to the first volume and four to the second. Recent full morocco, raised bands, spines in six panels, author/title lettered direct to second panel, volume number to fourth. Externally very good indeed, internally very lightly browned and, other than the library stamps, clean. Text in French. Pareto's first major work, he "succeeded Walrus as Professor at Lausanne in 1893. His chief work consisted in expanding and extending the mathematical theories of his predecessor" (Batson, Bibliography of Economic Theory, page 30). Einaudi 4294 Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Zetetic Books]
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        LENIN EPHEMERA. A unique collection of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin memorabilia, including busts, flags, pennants, and pictures (13 Items), TOGETHER WITH printed pamphlets (14 Items)

      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. . This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries.

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        A Shropshire Lad.

      London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner, & Co. Ltd,, 1896. Octavo. Original japon-backed pale blue paper boards, paper spine label printed in red, edges untrimmed. Housed in a custom red crushed morocco pull-off case with raised bands and gilt lettering to spine. Title page printed in red and black. Boards generally rubbed, spine label with some chips an a little loss to titles, superficial crack to rear joint from the foot, some minor spotting within, still a sound copy, very good. First edition, state "A" (with the word "Shropshire" on paper spine label measuring 33 mm wide), of Housman's influential poetry collection. The entire first printing, made at Housman's expense after Macmillan rejected the book, consisted of 500 sets of sheets, of which 150 were exported to the United States with an 1897 title page, 250 were bound for the first British issue (as here), and 100 bound up slightly later in a second state binding for Britain. "Though not an instant success, the little volume gradually won a large audience through the universality of its dominant themes (nature, love, war, and death) and the directness of its language and rhythms. In a period of war, uneasy peace, and rapid social change, Housman was one of the most familiar and most highly regarded of the poets of his time. His celebration of landscapes and a rural life distinctively and traditionally English contributed to his poetry's appeal" (ODNB). This copy has the ownership inscription of a contemporary reader: "Edward Jackson, Kingston on Thames, Ordered: London - July. 1896. Sent to: Hayling Island. July 31 '96". This Jackson (no relation, as far as we can trace, of Housman's unrequited love Moses) was clearly a sensitive reader, and has noted in pencil two aphoristic utterances on the nature of Poetry, of which Housman himself might, privately, have approved: "Poetry speaks to the heart first: afterward to the head. Otherwise, it is not Poetry. Nor is it good Poetry unless heart and head be sound. WHen they are sound, and there is no quarrel between them, comes the best Poetry. (11.12.98)", and "The best Poetry has never been written nor Spoken, but felt. You cannot write a life; you can only write about it.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        A Shropshire Lad (The Author Arnold Bennett's Copy)

      The First UK printing published by Kegan Paul, Trench, and Co. Ltd, London in 1896. The BOOK is in Very Good++ condition. Small 8vo, original japon backed paper boards with a printed label on the spine. The correct First issue with the 'A' state label. The spine label and covers are lightly rubbed and toned. Some pushing to the spine ends. Some chipping to the spine label. Mild offsetting to the end papers, otherwise a very good copy which is housed in a custom solander box with gilt titling. One of fewer than 250 copies in this state: The first edition consisted of 500 copies, of which 150 were exported to the United States with a 1897 title page, 250 were bound for the first British issue and 100 bound up slightly later in a second state binding for Britain (Carter and Sparrow and White 2. Hayward 305 : ODNB). 'A Shropshire Lad', one of the most famous and endearing volumes of English poetry, was printed at the poet's expense after the manuscript was rejected by Macmillan. A scarce association copy. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.

      [Bookseller: Ashton Rare Books ABA (Associate) PBFA]
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        A Shropshire Lad.

      London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner, & Co. Ltd, 1896 - Octavo. Original japon-backed pale blue paper boards, paper spine label printed in red, edges untrimmed. Housed in a custom red crushed morocco pull-off case with raised bands and gilt lettering to spine. Boards generally rubbed, spine label with some chips an a little loss to titles, superficial crack to rear joint from the foot, some minor spotting within, still a sound copy, very good. Title page printed in red and black. First edition, state "A" (with the word "Shropshire" on paper spine label measuring 33 mm wide), of Housman's influential poetry collection. The entire first printing, made at Housman's expense after Macmillan rejected the book, consisted of 500 sets of sheets, of which 150 were exported to the United States with an 1897 title page, 250 were bound for the first British issue (as here), and 100 bound up slightly later in a second state binding for Britain. "Though not an instant success, the little volume gradually won a large audience through the universality of its dominant themes (nature, love, war, and death) and the directness of its language and rhythms. In a period of war, uneasy peace, and rapid social change, Housman was one of the most familiar and most highly regarded of the poets of his time. His celebration of landscapes and a rural life distinctively and traditionally English contributed to his poetry's appeal" (ODNB). This copy has the ownership inscription of a contemporary reader: "Edward Jackson, Kingston on Thames, Ordered: London - July. 1896. Sent to: Hayling Island. July 31 '96". This Jackson (no relation, as far as we can trace, of Housman's unrequited love Moses) was clearly a sensitive reader, and has noted in pencil two aphoristic utterances on the nature of Poetry, of which Housman himself might, privately, have approved: "Poetry speaks to the heart first: afterward to the head. Otherwise, it is not Poetry. Nor is it good Poetry unless heart and head be sound. WHen they are sound, and there is no quarrel between them, comes the best Poetry. (11.12.98)", and "The best Poetry has never been written nor Spoken, but felt. You cannot write a life; you can only write about it." Carter–Sparrow–White 2; Hayward 305. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        GUIA PARA VISITAR LOS SALONES DE HISTORIA DE MEXICO DEL MUSEO NACIONAL FORMADA POR JESUS GALINDO Y VILLA

      - 1896, Mexico, Imprenta del Museo Nacional, segunda edicion corregida, 105 paginas, desplegable Escudos Heraldica de los Virreyes de Nueva España, 24x14, Cubiertas originales en tapa blanda, buen estado

      [Bookseller: Libreria 7 Soles]
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        Queen Elizabeth.

      - London, Paris and Edinburgh: Boussod, Valadon & Co., 1896. Folio, [i], 202, [1, colophon] pp., color facsimile frontispiece heightened in gold, 39 photogravure plates of which 23 are full-page inserted plates, including one double-page spread and one facsimile letter printed on both sides, all with original captioned tissue guards, ornamental initials at the start of each chapter, and title page printed in black and red. Full red morocco with roll-tooled borders in gilt, gilt rules, and ornamental gilt-stamped "E" cornerpieces. Backstrip with five raised bands, gilt-tooled and lettered in compartments, top-edge gilt, gilt dentelles, and red marbled endpapers heightened in gold. Some stress to hinges and minor scuff marks pp. 1-5, another minor scuff mark to p. 85, lacks half-title, edges lightly foxed; very good. First edition of this sumptuously bound, finely illustrated history of the reign of Queen Elizabeth. Covers her youth, the problems early in her reign, her relationship with Mary Stuart, her excommunication, the Alençon marriage, the "crisis" and execution of Mary, the new England, and her final years. With a choice selection of photogravure reproductions of art, dwelling places and treasures belonging to the Queen, including portraits from throughout her life, portraits of Henry VIII, Princess Mary, Sir Walter Raleigh and his son, and Sir Phillip Sidney. Also included are reproductions of her cradle, her horse, her library, and her silk stockings and summer hat. Rev. Mandell Creighton (1843-1901) was the bishop of London and a historian. From his early years at Oxford he was praised for his scholarly literary compositions and intellectual prominence. At age 27 his was ordained as a deacon, and priested at age 30. In 1874 he left his position at Oxford for Embleton hoping to write a history of the papacy. From there he published the first two volumes of his most renown work the History of the Papacy, and many papers on figures from the Italian Renaissance to the English Historical Review, of which he was the editor for it's first five years. In 1884 he accepted a position at Cambridge as the first Dixie professor of ecclesiastical history. Shortly after, in 1885 he was appointed a canon of Worcester Cathedral where he contributed actively until appointed as a bishop of Peterborough in 1891. Despite being a man of his time, with high standards of behavior, sober and deliberate use of his time, he was considered approachable, and humorous, inspiring affection among those he knew. He was enthroned as bishop of London in 1897, and focused attention during these final years of his life on theological training and record conservation. Despite the rapid and drastic changes facing England during his time, Creighton managed to contribute reliable and clear-sighted historical studies, including his history of the reign of Queen Elizabeth. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Little Belles and Beaux

      Frederick A. Stokes Company, London and New York 1896 - Quarto [28 cm] Blue cloth spine with pictorial paper over boards. Six full-color plates. Very good. The extremities are mildly rubbed and bumped, and the underlying boards are exposed sporadically along the edges. There is a very small dark stain on the top edge of the text block, and there is a contemporary gift inscription on the front free endpaper. Else, internally very clean. With numerous full-page color-plates after paintings in water-colors by Frances Brundage. And with decorative borders and other designs together with new stories and verses by Elizabeth S. Tucker.Frances Brundage illustrated over 200 books, many depicting wide-eyed Victorian children. Her illustrations were featured on many household items, including calendars and flue covers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA]
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        An Island of the Sea. Descriptive of the Past and Present of St. Thomas, Danish West Indies. With a Few Short Stories about Bluebeard's and Blackbeard's Castles

      St. Thomas, D.W.I.: Published by the Author, at Taylor's Book-Store, (1896), 1896. First edition, second issue, with a supplement about St. Croix not in the first issue. Fine copy.. 8vo, original gilt-pictorial green cloth, gilt lettering, a.e.g. Half-tone photographic frontis and 20 half-tone plates. Fourteen pages (including the rear endpapers) of advertisements for local businesses. A charming book on the principal islands of St. Thomas and St. Croix in the Danish West Indies, with historical sketches, descriptions of the present agreeable conditions there, and five short stories about the famous pirates Bluebeard and Blackbeard and their castles on the island, none of which are signed. Taylor was a prominent citizen of St. Thomas, a physician, the owner of Taylor's Bookstore, a member of the Colonial Council, and the author of other works on the Danish West Indies. This second issue includes a 19-page section on St. Croix with photographs and advertisements not in the earlier issue of 1895. Inscribed by Taylor on the front blank "With kind regards / and best wishes / from / Charles Taylor / MD."

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        WORKS (La Comedie Humaine).

      Philadelphia: George Barrie (Printed for subscribers), 1896-1900. Illustrated by Remarque (double) frontispieces (except Vols. 50 & 51) and etchings. Nationale edition. "Memorial Edition of which there have been printed 100 copies; lettered A to Z and 1 to 74, issued in the interest of La Societe des Gens de Lettres for the Prix Barrie-Balzac", this set numbered "47" (red stamp each volume). Note: spine labels say "Edition Definitive". 53 volumes. Green Shot-silk, paper spine titles printed black and red, Japanese vellum, uncut and unopened. Signed by "C te de Larmandie" (M. le Comte de Larmandie, Secretary of La Societe des Gens de Lettres de France) in Volume One. Demy 8vo. Near Fine/No jackets, as issued. Foxed and faded spine labels (fading to red print), o/w mostly unopened, traces of wear to caps. A rare set in magnificent condition. Parisian Life (1-11); Private Life (12-22); Provincial Life (23-32); Military & Political (33-40); Philosophical & Analytical (41-47/48-9); Repertory (La Comedie Humaine) [50-51]; Les Contes Drolatiques (52-53). Royce: 546, 582, 1073, 1207, 2713, 2797. [Published price $848.00 December 1, 1914] (Barrie) Edition Price-List (8 pp) to accompany Book Catalogue, Part A (54 pp); November 24, 1981 Southeby's Lot 376, $4500; ABPC $5,500 1987 (52/53)]..

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        NYMPHIDIA & THE MUSES ELIZIUM.

      - Pp. cxxxviii(last blank)+[2](colophon, verso blank), frontispiece with tissue guard, plus elaborate decorative border to first text page both works, several decorative initials; qr. cream paper with printed paper title label on spine, buff papered boards patterned with a 'nut and mouse' motif in green, fore-corners lightly worn, slightly soiled; uncut; free endpapers offset, the tissue guard faintly foxed; Hacon & Ricketts [Vale Press], London, 1896. Watry B6. *Printed at the Ballantyne Press. The text was edited 'from the earliest editions' by John Gray.\lang1033 The Elizabethan poet Michael Drayton (1563-1631)\lang1033 is credited asthe first to bring the term \lang1033 'ode\lang1033 ', for a lyrical poem, to popularity in England\lang1033 . \i Nymphidia , his acclaimed mock-epic fairy poem, was first published in 1627. \iThe Muses' Elizium (1630) was his last work. He died the following year, and is buried in Poets Corner, Westminster Abbey. Ricketts' pictorial title page, depicting Oberon and Puck on a background of honeysuckle leaves, was designed to complement the decorative border he had used a year earlier in the \i Poems and Songs of Sir John Suckling.\i [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ford Madox Brown - A Record of his Life and Work

      Longmans, Green and Co, London., 1896. First edition. Large octavo. pp xx, 459. Illustrations in the text and numerous plates. Cream buckram covers elaborately decorated in red, green, blue and gilt, the design being by Walter Crane. Top edge gilt. A biography of one of the great Pre-Raphaelite painters.Edges faintly spotted. Cover slightly marked. A very good copy of a very attractive book.

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        THE KAFIRS OF THE HINDU KUSH.

      - London 1896, Lawrence. New brown cloth, front vignette, 79 b.w. plates, 658p., clean, crisp copy, tight, solid. SCARCE Sir George was the British Agent at Gilgit. This primary resource covers his travels and experiences, with a visit to Chitral, Kafiristan, Kamdesh shrines, Malik hospitality, arrival to India. Preparation for the second visit. Leave Chitral, geographical postion of Kafiristan, boundaries, rivers, fish, game birds, climate, religion, slaves, the clans. Kamdesh, slaves and slave traffic, appearance of the Kafirs, small swindles & thefts, adverse & friendly parties, Mehtar's influence against the author. Visit to the Dungul Valley, Arakon range, Kashtan men & their attire, Shermaliks love affairs, Utah. With keen observations of the Kafirs, ethnology, physical characteristics, gracefulness, agility, of the women, diseases, character, intellect, hatreds, black mailing, lying, love of admiration. On to Kamu, old men dan- cers, Russia's treachery, halt at Mergrom. This narrative continues throughout the region, loaded with fascinating ob- servations on the people and the land, mountians, flora, fauna, ethnology of tribesmen and much more. An incredible and most fasinating primary resource book. Scans can be sent by email.

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        Turm von Babel].

      Ölbild auf Karton. 29 x 36, 5 cm. (Blattgr.). Rücks. m. Nachlaß-Stempel. Erwin Stolz (Gießhübl 1896 - 1987 Wien).

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        Icones Orchidearum Austro-Africanarum Extra-Tropicarum ; Figures, with Descriptions, of Extra-Tropical South African Orchids - 3 Volumes

      William Wesley & Son, London, 1896-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 3 volumes. *Important Note: Lacking volume I, part I.* Contains: Vol. 1 part III, Vol. II, Vol. III. Limited edition of 250 copies. Profusion of lithographic color plates. 26 cm. Bound in publisher's cloth. Hardcover. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. Mendelssohn I p. 149; SABIB 1 p. 237; Hosken p. 21. <br> Bolus began to take a special interest in Orchidaceae after his first trip to Kew. His first publications on Orchidaceae appeared in 1882 when besides his 'Notes on some Cape orchids' he published 'A list of published species of Cape orchideae' prepared largely during a visit to Kew in 1881. He published The orchids of the Cape Peninsula in 1888 many of the 102 species which he described being illustrated with partly-coloured plates which he prepared himself. This work was followed in 1893 by the first volume of his Icones orchidearum Austro-Africanarum extra-tropicarum. Although he worked on two volumes the second did not appear until just after his death in 1911. A third volume was edited and completed by Miss H. M. L. Kensit with nine extra plates painted by his son Frank Bolus (1870-1945) and published in London in 1913." ÃÆ'¢â‚¬â€œ DSAB I p. 90."<br> Other Titles: Icones orchidearum austro-africanarum extra tropicarumFigures, with descriptions, of extra-tropical South African orchidsOrchids of South Africa. London : W. Wesley, 1896-1913.

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        Aquarellierte Bleistiftzeichnung des Elternhauses des Künstlers mit von ihm handgeschriebenen Sinnspruch. Signiert und mit Weihnachten 1886 datiert.

      Bildmaß der Darstellung ca. 28 x 34 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), Blattmaß ca. 31 x 38 cm, alter unter Passepartout und Glas gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß 42 x 50 cm ). Das Blatt links unten signiert sowie untenstehend mit *Weihnachten 1896 * vom Künstler datiert. Das schöne Blatt zeigt das Elternhaus der Künstlers vor dem die beiden Kinder ( Albert und seine Schwester ) die nach Hause kommenden Eltern begrüßen. Untenstehend mit von A. Wirth geschriebenem mit Rosen und Putto sowie Veilchen geschmückten Sinnspruch *So lieblich wie dereinst, noch stehst du heute so wie ich dich im Herzen trage. Vaterhaus! Du Ort der schönen Zeit, der sorgenlosen Jugend goldenen Tage. * Weiter unten rechts *Zur Erinnerung an deinen Freund Albert Wirth *. Das Blatt gebräunt, gering fleckig, das Passepartout etwas fleckig, der Rahmen gering bestoßen. ( Literatur: u.a. Thieme-Becker, Band XXXVI, Seite 101 ) ( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage further pics at request )

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        German Social Democracy Six Lectures. With an Appendix on Social Democracy and the Woman Question in Germany

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co, 1896. First edition, first issue, in maroon cloth. Book measures 7 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches. Collation, xiv,204pp, 32pp catalogue, half title present. Bound in original publishers maroon cloth, with gilt lettering on spine, blind stamp lettering on top board. Cloth very lightly rubbed, very minor abrasion wear, slight lean and fading on spine. A very nice clean binding. Internally, light browning to endpapers, occasional very minor spotting. Pages in very good clean condition. A very nice copy. . First Edition. Publishers Cloth. Very Good Plus. 8vo.

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        Affiche Chéret Grands Magasins du Louvre Etrennes 1897

      Imprimerie Chaix (Ateliers Chéret) 1896 - Paris, Imprimerie Chaix (Ateliers Chéret), 1896 - Toilée, 88 cm x 125 cm &#150; Affiche de Jules Chéret pour les Grands Magasins du Louvre &#150; Quelques légers manques à restaurer sinon bon état [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Das Buch der Erfindungen. Gewerbe und Industrien. Gesamtdarstellung aller Gebiete der gewerblichen und industriellen Arbeit sowie von Weltverkehr und Weltwirtschaft. Neunte, durchaus neugestaltete Auflage

      Leipzig: Verlag Otto Spamer 1896-1901 OHLDr. mit farb. goldgepr. Rückenschild, LDr.-Ecken, gemusterte Deckelbezüge, dreiseitig marmorierter Schnitt, VIII+742; XII+792; VII+639; VIII+758; VIII+605; VIII+725; VIII+656; VIII+733; XI+764; VII+632 Seiten, 18 x 25,5 cm, Bindung von Max Herzig, Band 2 von Otto Spamer, von au=en etwas berieben, innen bei der Bindung manchmal leicht stockig, insgesamt guter Zustand. Alle Bände mit eigenem Register, aus dem Inhalt: Bd. 1: Entwickelungsgang und Bildungsmittel der Menschheit. Entwickelung der Baukunst. Faulwasser: Technik des Bauwesens. Ortsanlagen. Gemeinnützige bauliche Einrichtungen der modernen Städte. Beleuchtung, Heizung, Ventilation. Mit 854 Textabbildungen sowie 13 Chromotafeln und Beilagen; Bd. 2: Die Kräfte der Natur und ihre Benutzung - Physikalische Technologie. Die Mechanik oder die Lehre von der Bewegung der Körper. Die physikalischen Erscheinungn und Kräfte, ihre Erkenntnis und Verwertung im praktischen Leben. Die Kraftmaschinen. Mit 986 Textabbildungen sowie 3 Beilagen; Bd. 3: Die Elektrizität, ihre Erzeugung und ihre Anwendung in Industrie und Gewerbe. Mit 824 Textabbildungen sowie 11 Beilagen; Bd. 4: Landwirtschaft und landwirtschaftliche Gewerbe und Industrien. Mit vielen Fachbeiträgen. Mit 629 Textabbildungen sowie 9 Beilagen; Bd. 5: Bergbau und Hüttenwesen. Mit vielen Fachbeiträgen. Mit 608 Textabbildungen sowie 12 Beilagen; Bd. 6: Die Verarbeitung der Metalle. Mit vielen Fachbeiträgen. Mit 1617 Textabbildungen sowie 6 Beilagen; Bd. 7: Die Industrien der Steine und Erden. Chemische Industrie. Mit vielen Fachbeiträgen. Mit 601 Textabbildungen sowie 3 Beilagen; Bd. 8: Verarbeitung der Faserstoffe: Holz-, Papier- und Textilindustrie. Mit vielen Fachbeiträgen. Mit 687 Textabbildungen sowie 5 Beilagen; Bd. 9: Der Weltverkehr und seine Mittel. Erster Teil. Mit vielen Fachbeiträgen. Mit 764 Textabbildungen sowie 14 Beilagen; Bd. 10: Weltverkehr und seine Mittel. 285 Textabbildungen, 3 Beilagen.Technik, Handwerk, Industrie

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        THE POEMS OF SIR JOHN SUCKLING.

      - Pp. [ii]+cxviii(last colophon, verso blank), elaborate 'honeysuckle' decorative border to first text page, numerous decorative initials; qr. light blue/grey paper with printed paper title label on spine, buff papered boards patterned with a rose and leaf design in green, both papers a trifle soiled; uncut; free endpapers offset; Hacon & Ricketts [Vale Press], London, 1896. Watry B3. *Printed at the Ballantyne Press. Edited by John Gay, with woodcut border and initials by Charles Ricketts. 'A frequent visitor to the Vale since the late 1880s, John Gray was a librarian at the foreign office and had gained a reputation as something of a dandy . [who] became identified as the original of Oscar Wilde's fictional creation Dorian Gray' [Watry, p. 120]. The Cavalier poet Sir John Suckling (1609-1642) is credited with having invented the card game cribbage. Suckling was a gentleman of the privy chamber to Charles I, and a friend of the poets Thomas Carew, Richard Lovelace and Sir William Davenant. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LA COUTELLERIE DEPUIS L'ORIGINE JUSQU'A NOS JOURS. LA FABRICATION ANCIENNE & MODERNE.

      Imprimerie H. Riviere, Chatellerault, France 1896 - Complete in six volumes. Rebound in modern gray cloth with minor shelfwear. Original blue printed wrappers bound-in. 2008 pages of text in total. Illustrated with 334 plates including 2 in color. The wrappers are moderately soiled, with minor soiling, creasing and a few small chips. The text is lightly and evenly browned. Published between 1896-1904. The texts are clean and unmarked. First editions. Size: Quarto (4to) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Works.

      Hammersmith Kelmscott Press 1896 - Folio, edition limited to 425 copies, edited by F.S. Ellis, and W.W. Skeat, printed in red and black, 87 wood-engraved illustrations designed by Edward Burne-Jones, woodcut borders, frames, ornaments and initials throughout, near contemporary blue morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, spine in seven compartments gilt lettered in second, gilt edges, slipcase, an excellent example. The most splendid book produced by the Kelmscott Press, and one of the finest illustrated books ever produced. William Morris, the 19th-century designer, social reformer and writer, founded the Kelmscott Press towards the end of his life. He wanted to revive the skills of hand printing, which mechanisation had destroyed, and restore the quality achieved by the pioneers of printing in the 15th century. The magnificent Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, published in 1896, is the triumph of the press. Its 87 illustrations are by Edward Burne-Jones, the celebrated Victorian painter, who was a life-long friend of Morris. The Kelmscott Chaucer set a new benchmark for book design at the end of the 19th century. It was also the last great project of Morris' life, bringing together two of his passions. First, his love of medieval literature, which inspired the subjects and style of much of his own writing; Second, his socialist philosophy, which looked back to a time before mechanization and division of labour had destroyed, as he saw it, the personal fulfillment and social function of meaningful work. The book was exceptional in its ambitious number of illustrations and rich decorative borders. "If we live to finish it," Burne-Jones wrote, "it will be like a pocket cathedral &#150; so full of design and I think Morris the greatest master of ornament in the world." Morris and Burne-Jones worked on the book for four years. Early in 1892, two trial pages were set in one of Morris' types, called 'Troy'. The results were not satisfactory, the problem being the type size. A smaller version of the same design was cut, and christened 'Chaucer'. Morris had intended to begin designs for the decorative borders immediately, but illness prevented him from starting until a year later. Meanwhile, Edward Burne-Jones spent every Sunday on the book's 87 illustrations, working long hours in fear that Morris might die before the project was finished. His pencil drawings were painted over in Chinese white and Indian ink by R. Catterson-Smith, whose interpretive role is often overlooked. The black and white designs were then transferred to wooden blocks and engraved by William Harcourt Hooper. On seeing the first copy, Burne-Jones wrote: "When Morris and I were little chaps at Oxford, if such a book had come out then we should have just gone off our heads, but we have made at the end of our days the very thing we would have made then if we could." (British Library Online Gallery). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE X RAY OR PHOTOGRAPHY OF THE INVISIBLE AND ITS VALUE IN SURGERY

      American Technical Book Co., New York, NY 1896 - 196pp+ List of Radiographs + 32p b/w radiographs. Name of a previous owner in pencil on the ffep, otherwise an excellent copy of the rare first edition. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Rivista industriale e commerciale di Genova e provincia

      Genova,Stab.Tip.A.E.Bacigalupi(E.Trevisani editore) 1896 - In-4°.232 pp. e numerosissime tavole fotografiche fuori testo.Legatura in tela percallina con titoli in oro al dorso e al piatto anteriore. Preziosa documentazione dell'attività cantieristica,industriale e commerciale genovese al tramonto del secolo XIX.Ogni attività industriale e commerciale viene presentata con ampia dissertazione e documentazione fotografica delle sedi e dei prodotti.Buon esemplare di un documento a stampa assai raro e utile a riscrivere la storia dell'industrializzazione italiana. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Daily Resolves (Gem Series)

      Ernest Nister and E.P. Dutton & Co. 1896 - First edition. Pictorial boards backed in white cloth. Very Good+ with 1912 gift inscription on front flyleaf. light foxing to endpapers, a hint of soiling and light wear to covers. A nice copy. The famous African-American educator, author, speaker, and leader's rare first book, a small collection of inspirational quotes with multicolor illuminated-manuscript-style illustrations, printed in Bavaria, Germany. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        MOUNTAINEERING AND EXPLORATION IN THE JAPANESE ALPS.

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

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        Les Almanachs Français Bibliographie - Iconographie Des Almanachs, Années, Annuaire [1896 #14 Of 30]

      Paris: Alisie. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1896. 1st. Leather. color and b/w. ; ". ..calendriers, chansonniers, étrennes, états, heures, listes, livres d'adresses, tableaux, tablettes et autres publications annuelles éditées à Paris 1600-1895. " [The French almanacs. Bibliography-iconography of almanacs, years, yearbooks, calendars, chansonniers, presents, registers, hours, lists, address books, tables, tablets and other annual publications published in Paris (1600-1895). ] Color frontis, 3/4 dk green leather . Colophon followed by cancel stub bearing a printed spine strip with a price of CHINE 100F. With spine faded to dk brown over marbled boards. Matching marbled end papers. Provenance- Henri Bonasse; David R Godine; miniature bookplates. 7.5" x 10.5", 6 pounds. Top edge gilt, other edges uncut. Bound in original beige stiff wraps. 5 color plates. Limited edition of 30 CHINE paper. There were 1200 copies in all with 30 on CHINE and 20 on Japon paper, the balance being on Velin. .

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        Bracebridge Hall or the Humourists, 2 Vols. Heyliger Edition

      G. P. Putnam & Sons, 1896. Leather Bound. Good. Heyliger Edition. Number 4 of only 100 copies. 1896. Publisher's faun calf, decorated in gilt, gilt labels, Plates. Beautifully illustrated! Pictorial margin embellishments. Both books in good condition with some scratches and scrapes to leather covers and spine. Interior pages in very good condition with bright and clean pages, no marks or writings, bindings sound. More images upon request.

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        Der Wiener Congress. Culturgeschichte, die Bildenden Künste und das Kunstgewerbe, Theater - Musik in der Zeit von 1800 bis 1825.

      Folio. VIII, 307(1) S. Mit 47 tls. farb. Tafeln (in untersch. Drucktechniken: Heliogravure, Radierung) und zahlr. Textabb. Dekorativer, roter OLnbd. m. reicher Deckel- u. Rückenvergoldung (von F.W. Papke nach der Original-Enveloppe der Wr. Congress-Acte) sowie gemust. Schnitt u. Vorsätzen. Einbd. etw. berieben u. staubfl., Unterkante des Vorderdeckels abgewetzt, ersten Bll. leicht abgegriffen, Tit. m. überklebt. Stemp., ansonsten tadellos. Slg. Mayer 611 Dahlmann/W. 12929. Nr. 226 von 500 numerierten Exemplaren (Gesamtaufl. 550). Prachtvoll ausgestattetes Werk von großem kulturgeschichtlichem Wert. Das vorliegende, dem Kaiser Franz Joseph I. gewidmete Werk wurde angeregt durch die Wr. Congress-Ausstellung (1896) um "der Kunst und Kultur jener bedeutsamen, für uns Österreicher besonders denkwürdigen Zeit ein künstlerisches und literarisches Denkmal zu setzen" (aus dem Vorw.). U.a. mit Kapiteln über Goldschmiedekunst, Möbel, Glas, Costüme, geistige Strömungen etc. Unter der Redaktion von Eduard Gustav Adolf Emerich Leisching (1858-1938), dem österreichischen Kunsthistoriker und Direktor des Museums für angewandte Kunst in Wien, dessen Aufbau einen bedeutenden Teil seines Lebenswerkes bildete. - Mit Beiträgen von Bruno Bucher, Joseph Folnesics, Eugen Guglia, Ludwig Hevesi, Carl v. Lützow, Hans Macht, Carl Masner, Alois Riegl, Franz Ritter, Wilhelm Frhr. v. Weckbecker u. Hugo Wittmann.

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        Map of the City of Tokyo. Tokyo, Nihondo, Meiji 29

      1896 - First Edition. Folding map in colour, 72x51cm, original boards [Attributes: First Edition]

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        II ? ?????????? ????????? 14 ??? 1896 ?. [Announcement of the Coronation of Nicholas II and Alexandra Feodorovna on 14 May 1896].

      A.A. Levenson Moscow 1896 - Broadside (40 x 28 cm). Chromolithograph after Petrov-Ropet, printed in gold and various colours; soiled, corners slightly creased, three small marginal holes from pins. Highly decorative announcement of the coronation of the last Russian tsar Nicholas II and his spouse held at the Cathedral of the Assumption in Moscow. Ivan Ivanovich Ropet (Petrov), 1845-1908 was a leading exponent of the Neo-Russian style, derived from seventh century Russian architecture and folk art. He designed the bath-house and museum at Abramtsevo.

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        Report on the Work of the Horn Scientific Expedition to Central Australia. [Volume 1: Introduction, Narrative, Summary of Results, Supplement to Zoological Report, Map. Volume 2: Zoology. Volume 3: Geology and Botany. Volume 4: Anthropology]

      London, Dulau, 1896. Quarto, four volumes, [ii], xviii, 220 pages with illustrations and a map plus 11 pages of plates and a large folding map (650 x 615 mm); [ii], iv, 432 pages with illustrations plus 28 pages of plates (1 folding, 11 in colour) and a corrigenda slip at page 1; [vi], 204 pages with illustrations plus 9 pages of plates (2 folding); and [vi], 200 pages with illustrations plus 20 pages of plates (6 folding, 4 of them in colour). Original dark blue cloth lightly marked and rubbed, with a few corners a little bumped; endpapers and first and last pages in each volume offset; small neat ownership signature on each front flyleaf; an excellent set throughout, uncut and partially unopened. The purpose of this scientific expedition, sponsored by mining magnate and philanthropist William Austin Horn, and with Charles Winnecke as commander and surveyor, was to examine the MacDonnell Ranges on the not unreasonable premise that 'when the rest of the Continent was submerged the elevated portions of the McDonnell [sic] Range existed as an island, and that consequently older forms of life might be found in the more inaccessible parts'. This in fact proved not to be the case, but the expedition (of some fourteen weeks and 2000 camel miles undertaken between May and August 1894) was an outstanding success. 'It was not the intention ... to explore a new region ... But in the pursuit of natural history the expedition split into independent groups and explored undiscovered areas, thus filling in more of the blank spaces in this vast region' (Feeken, Feeken and Spate). 'These volumes constitute one of the most substantial contributions in nineteenth-century Australian exploration [but perhaps more importantly, the expedition is] a landmark in anthropological history because it resulted in [Baldwin] Spencer meeting Frank Gillen' (Mulvaney).

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        FoC: [Griechenbeisl, Wien], s.a. [1950er-Jahre]. Aquarell und Buntstift auf Papier. Unten in der Mitte mit schwarzer Tinte gewidmet „Für Leopold Hauer !" sowie unten rechts mit Stempel monogrammiert „FoC". 35,5 x 25,5 cm.

      FoC: [Griechenbeisl, Wien], s.a. [1950er-Jahre]. Aquarell und Buntstift auf Papier. Unten in der Mitte mit schwarzer Tinte gewidmet „Für Leopold Hauer !" sowie unten rechts mit Stempel monogrammiert „FoC". 35,5 x 25,5 cm. Rückseitig befindet sich rechts oben eine aufgeklebte Visitenkarte mit dem Aufdruck „With Best Wishes / from / The Prime Minister of Sri Lanka" und dem handschriftlichen Zusatz „for the Prime Minister / Bruno Kreisky". Farbenprächtiges Aquarellgemälde des Eingangsportals und der Hausfassade eines der ältesten und berühmtesten Gasthäuser Wiens, dem »Griechenbeisl«, mit Blick auf die Griechengasse. Das Blatt ist dem ehemaligen Inhaber der Gaststätte und späteren Künstler Leopold Hauer (1896-1984) gewidmet, und wurde, dem Monogramm nach zu schließen, womöglich von seiner Tochter, Christa Hauer-Fruhmann (1925-2013), gemalt. Bemerkenswert ist der spätere rückseitige Schenkungsvermerk an Kreisky, wahrscheinlich von Sirimavo Bandaranaike, von 1970 bis 1977 Kanzlerin von Sri Lanka und damit erstes, frei gewähltes weibliches Regierungsoberhaupt der Welt. Das Blatt ist etwas aufgewellt, hinten mit einigen Klebespuren eines entfernten Passepartouts, das Aquarell sauber und frisch.

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        Report on the Work of the Horn Scientific Expedition to Central Australia. [Volume 1: Introduction, Narrative, Summary of Results, Supplement to Zoological Report, Map. Volume 2: Zoology. Volume 3: Geology and Botany. Volume 4: Anthropology]

      London, Dulau, 1896. Quarto, four volumes, [ii], xviii, 220 pages with illustrations and a map plus 11 pages of plates and a large folding map (650 x 615 mm); [ii], iv, 432 pages with illustrations plus 28 pages of plates (1 folding, 11 in colour) and a corrigenda slip at page 1; [vi], 204 pages with illustrations plus 9 pages of plates (2 folding); and [vi], 200 pages with illustrations plus 20 pages of plates (6 folding, 4 of them in colour). Original cloth, all edges uncut; cloth slightly rubbed, bumped and flecked; small cancelled library stamp and a six-digit reference number in ink on each title page (but see below); some foxing (confined mainly to the endpapers and adjacent leaves); trifling chips to some uncut edges, and the very occasional fingermark to the odd page; overall an excellent set throughout. The set was withdrawn from the Public Library of New South Wales; the cancelled stamps are signed by Ida Emily Leeson (1885-1964), the second Mitchell Librarian (from 1932 until [officially] 1946). A pencilled note in each volume indicates the set entered the library on 16 March 1909. It subsequently entered the collection of Professor Andrew Arthur Abbie (1905-1976), anatomist and anthropologist, whose bookplate is on each front pastedown, with the date 'c.1938' written below it. Professor Abbie's annotations in pencil are to be found on nine pages of the fourth volume ('Anthropology'); the most significant of these are the 60 words written in the margins of several pages discussing diseases (pages 127-129). Interesting though this provenance is, let us not forget the books! The purpose of this scientific expedition, sponsored by mining magnate and philanthropist William Austin Horn, and with Charles Winnecke as commander and surveyor, was to examine the MacDonnell Ranges on the not unreasonable premise that 'when the rest of the Continent was submerged the elevated portions of the McDonnell [sic] Range existed as an island, and that consequently older forms of life might be found in the more inaccessible parts'. This in fact proved not to be the case, but the expedition (of some fourteen weeks and 2000 camel miles undertaken between May and August 1894) was an outstanding success. 'It was not the intention ... to explore a new region ... But in the pursuit of natural history the expedition split into independent groups and explored undiscovered areas, thus filling in more of the blank spaces in this vast region' (Feeken, Feeken and Spate: The Discovery and Exploration of Australia, [1991]). 'These volumes constitute one of the most substantial contributions in nineteenth-century Australian exploration [but perhaps more importantly, the expedition is] a landmark in anthropological history because it resulted in [Baldwin] Spencer meeting Frank Gillen' (Mulvaney).

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        Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse (4 Volumes)

      London Frederick Warne /7 1896 - Hardback 1st Edition, tall 8vo, Volume 1, viii prelims, 163pp text with colour frontis and 78 colour plates all tissue guarded, Volume 2, x prelims, 158pp text with.colour frontis and 77 colour plates all tissue guarded, Volume 3, x prelims, 170pp text with colour frontis and 77 colour plates all tissue guarded, Volume 4, x prelims, 163pp text with colour frontis and 77 colour plates all tissue guarded, 27pp index. The cultural directions edited by William Watson and illustrations selected by D. Bois. Very good plus hald bound in green calf with mottled green boards, raised spine bands with gilt ruling and floral motifs and gilt titles, top edge gilt , marbled end papers, silk page markers, some fore-edge spotting, armorial book plate of bibliophile R. E. Skyring Thomas on front paste down. No B/W, weight 5.5kgs. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

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

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        Jude the Obscure

      Osgood, McIlvaine and Co, London 1896 - A handsome copy of the 1896 1st edition, 1st state. Bound (and signed) in a contemporary-to-the-period 3/4 dark morocco by the Morrell Bindery of London. Raised bands, gilt-ruled compartments and bright gilt-lettering, all edges gilt. Clean and VG+, with very light foxing to the preliminaries. 12mo, 516 pgs. plus map at rear. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Thus Spake Zarathustra

      The Macmillan Company 1896 - First American edition. Publisher's green cloth with spine stamped in gilt. Good. Cloth stained, with a heavy stain to the top of the front cover, smaller spots to the spine and light soiling to rear; spine slightly faded. Previous owner inkless emboss and remnant of news clipping to front free end paper. The author's magnum opus. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        William Morris's Poetical Works. 10 volume set

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

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        Jude the Obscure

      London: Osgood, McIlvaine and Co, 1896. 1st. Three-Quarter Leather. Collectible; Very Good. A handsome copy of the 1896 1st edition, 1st state. Bound (and signed) in a contemporary-to-the-period 3/4 dark morocco by the Morrell Bindery of London. Raised bands, gilt-ruled compartments and bright gilt-lettering, all edges gilt. Clean and VG+, with very light foxing to the preliminaries. 12mo, 516 pgs. plus map at rear.

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

      Skt. Peterburg German Goppe 1896 - Folio (41.3 x 30.7 cm), two parts in one volume. 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 creme cloth boards decorated red, black, gilt and silver, all edges gilt, upper and lower covers of dust jacket preserved. Fresh example in original binding of this luxurious edition celebrating the coronation of Nicholas II of Russia. The first part comprises an overview of all the coronations that took place in Russia during almost 300 years reign of the Romanov dynasty. The second part is dedicated exclusively to the description of the coronation of the last Russian tsar Nicholas II and his spouse Maria Fedorovna, following in detail preparations for the occasion, the ceremony itself and later festivities. The text is richly illustrated with scenes of 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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        Portrait Photograph Signed ("With Warm regards W McKinley")

      Courtney, Canton, OH 1896 - With "Courtney / McKinley Block / Canton" imprint in lower mount. Cabinet card featuring oval portraits of President McKinley, Mrs. McKinley and their Canton, Ohio home, signed in the lower margin. 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches. A signed souvenir cabinet card of then Presidential-candidate McKinley, his wife, Ida Saxon McKinley, and their Canton, Ohio home, taken in the lead-up to the 1896 presidential election. Cabinet card featuring oval portraits of President McKinley, Mrs. McKinley and their Canton, Ohio home, signed in the lower margin. 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches With "Courtney / McKinley Block / Canton" imprint in lower mount. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        3 small pen and ink self-portraits, one on the back of a youthful photograph portrait of the artist and a self portrait sketch/calling card; and a large cartoon drawing of McKinley campaign in Indiana

      Minneapolis Times, Minneaopilis 1896 - Pena nd ink on and board. 3 vols. Variouys sizes. Pena nd ink on and board. 3 vols. Variouys sizes

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        The Savoy. An Illustrated Quarterly.

      London: Leonard Smithers, January &#150; December, 1896 - 8 volumes, quarto. Vols. 1 and 2 in the original pink decorated boards, vols. 3&#150;8 in blue-green illustrated wrappers as issued. Advertisements to the rear of all vols. and to front of vol. 1. Housed in 2 custom blue cloth folding solander boxes. Booksellers ticket to rear pastedowns of all except vols. 3 and 4. Some small chips to spine ends, occasional light foxing; a very good set. Illustrated throughout by Beardsley and numerous others. The complete run of Beardsley and Symons's Savoy periodical, with the Beardsley illustrated Christmas card laid-into vol. 1. Leonard Smithers created The Savoy as an alternative to The Yellow Book, and enlisted Aubrey Beardsley as art director. Beardsley, fresh from being dropped by The Yellow Book for his connections with Oscar Wilde, set to work eagerly. The periodical ran for eight issues between January and December 1896, Beardsley's "Annus Mirabilis" (R. A. Walker), during which short time Beardsley produced some of his finest illustrations, his style having reached maturity since his dismissal from The Yellow Book. The Savoy published some of the great writers and artists of the day including literary works by: Max Beerbohm, Joseph Conrad, Ford Maddox Hueffer, Selwyn Image, George Bernard Shaw, and W. B. Yeats; and artistic content by: William Blake (the July, August & September issues half-dedicated to a showcase of Blake's Dante watercolours), Dante Gabriel Rossetti, W. Rothenstein, Walter Sickert, and J. McNeill Whistler. The content of the final, December, issue is contributed entirely by Beardsley and Symons and includes a translation of Mallarmé's Herodiade, and a memoir of a trip to the Isle of Aran, preceding J. M. Synge's famous trip by two years. A three volume bound collection of the eight journals was issued by the publishers at the end of the run. Scarce found complete and as issued. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        MOPSY Her Tangles and Triumphs

      Lothrop Publishing Company, Boston 1896 - Very Good in boards. Worn edges on front, back and spine. Light soiling with bumped corners. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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