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        Works, The

      Westminster: Archibald Constable and Co., 1896-1911. - "The Standard Edition"Numbered and Initialed by George Meredith.GEORGE, Meredith. The Works. Westminster: Archibald Constable and Co., 1896-1911. [The Memorial edition], limited to 1025 copies, this being copy no. 527, numbered and initialed (GMM) by Meredith. Thirty-six octavo volumes (8 1/2 x 5 5/8 inches; 216 x 142 mm.). Frontispiece to first volume. Armorial bookplate of Louise G. Emmet on front pastedowns.Contemporary three-quarter crimson morocco over red cloth boards ruled in gilt by Birdsall of Northampton (stamp-signed). Spines decoratively gilt in compartments, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Original cloth covers preserved at end. The mildest of wear. Occasional mild, scattered foxing. A handsome set."Ah, Meredith! Who can define him? His style is chaos illumined by flashes of lightning" (Oscar Wilde). His signature is extremely rare; lightning strikes this initialed set."The Memorial Edition of the Works of George Meredith. is the standard edition" (Encyclopedia Britannica).Victorian novelist George Meredith's (1828-1909) writing was characterized by a fascination with imagery and indirect references. He had a keen understanding of comedy and his Essay on Comedy (1877) is still quoted in most discussions of the history of comic theory. In The Egoist, published in 1879, he applies some of his theories of comedy in one of his most enduring novels. Some of his writings, including The Egoist, also highlight the subjection of women during the Victorian period. During most of his career, he had difficulty achieving popular success. His first truly successful novel was Diana of the Crossways published in 1885. His first big novel, The Ordeal of Richard Feverel, was judged so shocking that Mudie's circulating library canceled an order of 300 copies. Meredith was richly honored: he succeeded Lord Tennyson as president of the Society of Authors, and in 1905 he was appointed to the Order of Merit by King Edward VII.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        The Writings of Bret Harte; Stories of California and the Frontier III Maruja Volume 5

      Houghton Mifflin & Co. Riverside Press, Boston 1896 - Frederick Remington has signed the fronticepiece. "Don Jose Sepulvids and 'Bucking Bob' Otto H. Bocher has signed his illustration on page 328 "Go slow old man; go slow" Illustrations are suitable for framing. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Earthly Paradise. A Poem. (4 volumes)

      Longmans, Green, London 1896 - 4 volumes. Parts I & II, 10th ed. Parts III & IV, 8th ed. Part I, March/April; Part II, May/June/July/August; Part III, September/October/November; Part IV, December/January/February. Half morocco and marbled boards. Marbled endpapers. Raised bands to spines. A handsome set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Anah Dunsheath Rare Books ABA ANZAAB]
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        Portrait d'Edmond de Goncourt (1822-1896) sur son lit de mort à Draveil au hameau de Champrosay, le 16 juillet [18]96, par Ladislas Loevy.

      Sans lieu, [Paris], sans nom [La Plume littéraire] 1896 - Croquis imprimé probablement dans la revue littéraire « La Plume » et collé au dos d’une invitation de la célèbre galerie parisienne « Bing », rue de Provence, portant un envoi signé de la plume de Stanislas Loevy « à mon ami Emile Michelet ». À noter que Loevy avait déjà croqué Paul Verlaine sur son lit de mort le 15 février 1896 dans la même revue. Verlaine louait ses talents, il le recommanda à Catulle Mendès dans une L. A. S. du 3 octobre 1888, « Je vous recommande M. Ladislas Loevy, jeune homme de beaucoup de talent qui désire faire mon portrait pour La Vie populaire ». Victor Émile Michelet (1861-1938), était un poète ésotérique. Il fut le compagnon de jeunesse du théosophe Stanislas Guaïta, le disciple d'Édouard Schuré, ainsi que l’ami proche de nombreux poètes et écrivains (Apollinaire, Verlaine, etc.) FORT RARE. VERY SCARCE. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Hérodote]
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        Carriages Without Horses Shall Go" , Being a Reprint of a Paper on Horseless Road Locomotion Read before Section G of The British Association, Liverpool, September 23, 1896., To which is added, remarks on the future of horseless road locomotion, notes on the new enactment, the Locomotives on Highways Act, 1896, evolution in modes of travel, the "Engineer" competition 1897, the Local Government Board regulations, and other matter.

      Whittaker & Co., London 1896 - xvi,131,(1)pp. 8vo. Frontispiece and 40 illustrations on 30 plates of horseless carriages. Recent quarter leather, gilt spine titles, cloth sides, marbled endpapers. Ex-library copy with stamp and number on the title page; general soil throughout, esp. the title, and a few closed marginal tears (no loss). Scarce. The first books on the automobile appeared in English in 1896; this is one of them. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books, ABAA]
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        CORTES DE LOS ANTIGUOS REINOS DE ARAGÓN Y DE VALENCIA Y PRINCIPADO DE CATALUÑA. Publicadas por la Real Academia de la Historia.

      Prólogo de Fidel Fita y Bienvenido Oliver. Tip. Vda. e H. de Manuel Tello e imp. Fortanet. Madrid, 1896 - -1922. 32 cm. 25 tomos en 26 vol.: 1) XX-280 pág.; 2) de la pág. 281 a 824; 3) 3 h., 512 pág., 2 h.; 4) 3 h., 445 pág., 2 h.; 5) 4 h., 510 pág., 2 h.; 6) 3 h., 476 pág., 2 h.; 7) 4 h., 487 pág., 2 h.; 8) 3 h., 547 pág., 1 h.; 9) 4 h., 552 pág., 1 h.; 10) 2 h., 538 pág., 1 h.; 11) 3 h., 539 pág., 2 h.; 12) 3 h., 484 pág., 2 h.; 13) 3 h., 518 pág., 1 h.; 14) 3 h., 616 pág., 2 h.; 15) 4 h., 475 pág., 2 h.; 16) 3 h., 456 pág., 1 h.; 17) 3 h., 376 pág., 1 h.; 18) 3 h., 503 pág., 2 h.; 19) 3 h., 426 pág., 1 h.; 20) 3 h., 453 pág., 3 h.; 21) 3 h., 502 pág., 2 h.; 22) 3 h., 502 pág., 2 h.; 23) 3 h., 498 pág., 2 h.; 24) 3 h., 488 pág., 2 h.; 25) 3 h., 469 pág., 2 h.; 26) 3 h., 516 pág., 2 h. Veintiséis vol. enc. en media piel, nervios. Falta el último tomo núm. 26. * Los volúmenes de 1 a 8 son la primera parte que comprende los años 1064 al 1411, que son las Cortes de Cataluña; la segunda parte es del volumen 9 a 21 (1410-1448) que son las Cortes y Parlamentos de Montblanch, Barcelona y Tortosa, y finalmente del 22 al 26 (1449-1479) son las Cortes de Cataluña. Historia de Cataluña. Historia medieval Història de Catalunya Libros modernos a partir de 1830 español

      [Bookseller: Libreria anticuaria Farré]
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        Schluderbach.

      Verlag v. Hanfstaengls Nachfolger in Berlin. 1896 - Heliogravure originale a colori su carta pesante di cm 50x36 (foglio) e cm 27x20 (parte incisa). Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Adige]
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        A Handbook of Bandy, or Hockey on the Ice

      London: Horace Cox. 1896. First. First edition. Gray cloth boards ruled in black and titled in gilt. 57,(3),(4 ads)pp. Frontispiece photograph, line drawings and diagrams throughout. Moderate soiling, else a very pleasing, near fine copy. While other books on winter sports discuss hockey and bandy, this is the very first book solely devoted to hockey. Inscribed on the front pastedown: "R.H. White from C.G. Tebbutt. Jan 1896." The sports ice hockey and bandy (which usually has larger teams, and rules that in some ways emulate soccer) were mostly synonymous at the time, although the game we are familiar with today evolved away from bandy to follow the Canadian rules. The Tebbutt family, Arnold, Neville, and Charles Goodman, all contributed to this book, although Arnold is given pride of place as author on the title-page. Of the three, C.G., who inscribed this copy, was probably the most influential: he introduced hockey into Sweden in 1894, and also organized the first international Bandy match, in 1891 between English and Dutch teams. A rare book, neither OCLC nor RLIN records a copy, and we have never seen another. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Acharnenses - Aves - Ecclesiazusae - Equites - Lysistrata - Nubes - Pax - Plutus - Ranae - Thesmophoriazusae - Vespae. Cum proleg. et comm. iterum ed. (&) Prolegomena ad Aristophanem scripsit J. v. Leeuwen comp. (alles).,

      Leiden : Sijthoff, 1896-1909. - ca. 2000 S. gute Exemplare mit einigen zarten Bleistiftanstreichungen. 12 Bände in 3 Büchern gebunden,- ausgeschiedene Bibliotheksexemplare Sprache: gr Gewicht in Gramm: 5000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Michael Solder]
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        Frühling. Druck der Künstlerpresse Worpswede auf Kupferdruckpapier

      1896.. Bildmaß der Darstellung: 32,9 x 23,4 cm mit breitem Außenrand. Unten links im Druck mit *H.V.* monogrammiert und unten rechts mit *H.Vogeler* unterhalb der Darstellung in der Platte signiert. Gesamtmaß des Blattes 53,5 x 40,5 cm. Im Werkverzeichnis von Hans-Hermann Rief unter der Nummer 14d gelistet ( = Druck der Künstlerpresse Worpswede von der verstählten Platte ). Das Blatt gebräunt, am äußersten Außenrand ringsum mit Resten alter Montage ( entfernbar), ansonsten guter Zustand. ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ).

      [Bookseller: Buchhandlung & Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Grabado Firmado Tissot,Notre Seigneur Jesus Christ

      A.Mamet Et Fils, París 1896 - GRABADO FIRMADO.Grabado que procede del libro de muestra de la editorial A. MAME ET FILS de Paris que en 1896 editó LA VIE DE NOTRE SEIGNEUR JESUS-CHRITS.Libro de muestra y prueba que la editorial utilizó para la captación de suscriptores de la edición de lujo ( 1020 ejemplares) de esta obra del pintor impresionista francés J.JAMES TISSOT.Cada ejemplar contaba con 16 grabados fuera de texto y a plena página de alguna de las acuarelas de Tissot,el resto de la obra,muy ilustrada,reproducía las acuarelas de forma litográfica.El grabado que ofrecemos pertenece a la prueba de edición,con el título y la firma manuscrita a plumilla por el artista,de uno de estos 16 grabados fuera de texto,texto y firma que aparece impresa en el resto de los ejemplares lo que hace de nuestro ejemplar una rareza.Grabado calcográfico en talla dulce entintado a la "poupee" en papel Grand Velin "a la cuve" de Marais con filigrana del sello editorial y de un racimo de uvas.40x32 centímetros de lámina.13x21centimetros de huella impresa.Esporádicas manchas de óxido en la lámina sin afectar la huella impresa.Colores vivos. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: La Bodega Literaria]
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        A Souvenir and a Medley: Seven Poems and a Sketch by Stephen Crane. With Divers and Sundry Communications from Certain Eminent Wits

      East Aurora, NY: Roycroft Printing Shop, 1896 - This comprised No. 1 of The Roycroft Quarterly; its original cost was twenty-five cents, and it appeared in May, 1896, the year following the publication of The Red Badge of Courage First edition. Sm 8vo. . Original pictorial wrappers, uncut. Some rubbing at spine, yapp edges mostly gone. Chip at top of front wrapper. Nice copy. BAL 4074 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Invectives.

      Léon Vanier 1896 - - Léon Vanier, Paris 1896, 12x18,5cm, relié. - Edition originale sur papier courant, seul tirage avec 71 Hollande. Reliure à la bradel en demi percaline olive, dos lisse orné d'un fleuron doré, date et double filet dorés en queue, pièce de titre de maroquin cerise, plats de papier marbré, couvertures conservées et comportant de petits manques marginaux comblés, reliure pastiche signée des ateliers Boichot. Agréable exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Tecnología. Nociones acerca de motores, máquinas y procedimientos empleados en algunas industrias

      Imprenta del Cuerpo Administrativo del Ejército, Madrid 1896 - cartoné fatigado . 1ª edición, premiado con la Cruz Pensionada Mérito Militar. 379 págs.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA ANTICUARIA EPOPEYA]
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        Proceedings of the Scientific Meetings of the Zoological Sociey of London for the Year 1896

      London The Zoological Society of London 1896. VG : in Very Good condition. Ex lib with library stamp to title and rear pages and in library binding. Heraldic bookplate to front pastedown. Some off-setting - otherwise contents clean and bright. Original paper covers bound in to the rear First Edition Blue hardback cloth cover 240mm x 180mm (9" x 7"). xxii, 1110 + ads. Fifty two plates, including hand-coloured plates and chromolithographs by J G Keulemans, J G Smit et al. Lithography by Mintern Bros.

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        Fischerhaus am Fluß - in der Ferne das Meer mit 2 Segelschiffen. Unsigniert.

      . Bildmaß der Darstellung: 12,5 x 45 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), alt gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 19 x 52 cm ). Hübsche, etwas grob gemalte Ansicht eines Fischerhauses unter Bäumen mit einigen Enten und mehreren Personen, in der Ferne das Meer mit 2 Segelschiffen. Öl auf Platte, alt gerahmt. Unsigniert und undatiert. Zuschreibung nach verso auf dem Rahmen oben rechts handschriftlich von alter Hand in Bleistift aufgetragenem Namen *Dahlströhm*. Verso mit altem Verkaufs-Aufkleber*Heinrich Langhagen, C. Basse Nachf., Hamburg, Bergstrasse 13* sowie Datierung von 1896 ( für den Verkauf ). Das Bild etwas fleckig ( müsste gereinigt werden ), mit einigen kleinen Farbabplatzungen am Oberrand, der aufwendige Rahmen etwas bestoßen. ( Literatur: Thieme-Becker, Band VIII, Seite 279 ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ).

      [Bookseller: Buchhandlung & Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        THE CASE OF WAGNER; THE TWILIGHT OF THE IDOLS; NIETZSCHE CONTRA WAGNER (THE WORKS OF FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE VOLUME XI)

      MACMILLAN AND CO. PUB 1896, NEW YORK NY - EDITED BY ALEXANDER TILLE / TRANSLATED BY THOMAS COMMON ALSO INCLUDES "THE ANTI-CHRIST"(PAGES 233-351) PUBLISHER'S LIGHT GREEN CLOTH-COVERED BOARDS WITH GILT SPINE TITLES AND 8 PAGE UNDATED CATALOG AT THE REAR OF TEXT. OTHER THAN SOME MODEST COLOR-FADE TO THE SPINE AN EXCELLENT CLEAN, TIGHT, AND UNMARKED COPY. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: JOHN LUTSCHAK BOOKS]
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        Echange de Cartes. Préface de François Coppée. Illustré de dix pointes sèches par Henri Boutet.

      Paris: Bibliothèque artistique et littéraire, 1896 - Edition originale tirée à 400 exemplaires, celui-ci l"un des 50 exemplaires du tirage de tête sur Japon (n°24), numéroté et signé par Boutet, avec double suite des illustrations, in-8; [vi: faux-titre, justification, titre en rouge et noir illustré, préface de François Coppée], 102p., [2p.]; 10 pointes sèches dont 8 hors texte, 1 vignette de titre et 1 ornant la couverture, avec suite avant la lettre. Reliure bradel de Canape et demi-maroquin chocolat à coins, dos lisse orné de filets, plats et gardes marbrés, double couverture estampée. Très bel exemplaire. Conversation épistolaire entre ces deux amis, l"un à Paris et l"autre en Bretagne, entre Octobre 1894 et Août 1896. Charmant ouvrage illustré de très belles pointes sèches. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE DES CARRÉS]
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        VETERIS TESTAMENTI CONCORDANTIAE HEBRAICAE ATQUE CHALDAICAE. Cuncta Quae In Prioribus Concordantiis Reperintur vocabula. Lacunis Omnibus Expletis. Emendatis Cuiusquemodi Vitiis. Locis Ubique Denuo Excerptis Atque In Meliorem Formam Redactis. Vocalibus Interdum Adscriptis. Particulae Omnes Adhuc Nondum Collatae. Pronomina Omnia Hic Primum Congesta Atque Enarrata. Nomina Propria Omnia Separatim Commemorata. Servato Textu Masoretico Librorumque Sacrorum Ordine Tradito

      - Lipsiae, Veit et Comp, MDCCCXCVI (1896), XIV pp. + 1532 pp. First edition. Strong cloth binding, spine with label and gilt tittles. Upper cover also with label and gilt tittles. Leave´s edges marbled in red ink. Few slight signs of wear in the cloth of the cover´s edges. All leaves throughout the work, in bright and fresh condition, free of any marks or underlinings. Impression of the text in two columns. Voluminous book in folio with 7 kilos weight. Additional charges for registered air mail post service for this book will be requested. Very scarce. Very good condition. Folio. Primera edición. Fuerte encuadernación medio tela, lomo con tejuelo y títulos dorados. Cubierta superior también con tejuelo y títulos dorados Algún ligero desgaste en la tela en el borde de las tapas. Cantos de las hojas marmolados a la tinta roja. Todas las páginas a través de la obra frescas y limpias, libres de toda marca o subrayado. Impresión del texto a 2 columnas. Voluminoso libro en folio, con un peso de 7 kilos. Monto adicional por el envío via correo aéreo certificado será requerido. Extremadamente escaso.Muy buen estado. Folio. Index: Concordantiae Hebraicae Particulis Receptis 1/ 1254 pp. Pronomina Omnia Atque Nota Relationis 1255/1311 pp. Concordantiae Chaldaicae Vel Aramaicae 1312/1348 pp. Nomina Propria Omnia Atque 1349/1532 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ernesto Julián Friedenthal]
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        Büste einer Frau mit dunklem hochgestecktem Haar im Profil nach links.

      . Kohle und Farbstifte, teils gewischt, Pinsel in Grau, auf braunem Velin, rechts unten signiert "J. L. Groppe.". 48,1:48,2 cm. In der Ecke rechts unten Knickfalte, im Rand rechts kleiner Einriß, verso in den Rändern alte Verklebung, mit Bereibungen im oberen Drittel des Blattes. Das Bildnis führt uns vor Augen, daß die Künstlerin neben der korrekten Erfassung anatomischer Gegebenheiten auch virtuos den Charakter der Dargestellten einzufangen wußte.. Auch über die Malerin, Graphikerin und Gebrauchskünstlerin Johanna Luise Groppe ist nur wenig bekannt. Ihr Studium absolvierte sie seit 1896 in ihrer Geburtstadt bei J. Alberts (1860-1941), dann in München bei G. Schuster-Woldan (1864-1933). Sie beteiligte sich an Ausstellungen im Münchner Glaspalast 1904, 1907, 1919 und 1921 sowie 1908 an der Großen Ausstellung in Berlin. Vermutlich unternahm sie eine Reise nach Rom, wo u.a. Kopien nach Raffael, Landschaftsbilder und Genrestücke entstanden. Ihre Hauptthemen waren darüber hinaus Figurenbilder, Akt, Porträt und Stilleben. Sie war Mitglied in verschiedenen Vereinigungen wie Künstlerinnen-Verein München und Reichsverband bildender Künstler Deutschlands, Berlin.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Soll und Haben - Roman in sechs Büchern: erster und zweiter Band

      Leipzig, Verlag von S. Hirzel, 1896.. 45. Ausgabe 575, 404 Seiten , 21 cm, Hardcover/Pappeinband. diese beiden Bände sind ein Dachbodenfund, gebräunte Seiten fleckiger Einband, Rücken- und Kantenestoßungen, ... Der Roman soll das deutsche Volk da suchen, wo es in seiner Tüchtigkeit zu finden ist, nämlich bei seiner Arbeit. Julian Schmidt (aus dem Buch) Bei dem eingefügten Bild handelt es sich um das eingescannte Buch aus meinem Bestand. Bei Bestellungen Werktags bis 12,00 Uhr erfolgt der Versand in der Regel noch am selben Tag, ansonsten am folgenden Werktag.

      [Bookseller: Andrea Ardelt Einzelunternehmer]
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        La Legende doree

      G. Boudet (Libraire Artistique), Paris 1896 - 152 pages (2). 31 x 25 cm. Seventy-five color lithographs, each recto page with color-printed lithographic vignette by Lunois, each verso text page with wood-engraved border after Lunois. Translated into French by H. Piazza. Limited edition, copy 199 on special wove paper initialed by Piazza and Lunois, from a total edition of 210.Gordon Ray [THE ART OF THE FRENCH ILLUSTRATED BOOK], p.407. ".famous medieval collection of saints' lives. The Middle East, rendered with sunlit charm, is the setting for most of his compositions, but Lunois' most memorable series illustrates the history of Saint Elizabeth of Hungary (pp. 81-121), which he presents with gravity and compassion." Also, "Thanks to the current vogue of artists' lithographs of the turn of the century, the books illustrated by Lunois are returning to favor after long years of neglect." Slight rubbing to extremities, original wrappers bound-in. Quarter tan calf and marbled boards with matching marbled endpapers, backstrip lettered and decorated in gilt. Teg. Near fine. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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        Bracebridge Hall or the Humourists, 2 Vols. Heyliger Edition

      G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York 1896 - Heyliger edition, number 56 of 100 numbered copies. Two volumes, complete. Full English leather, raised bands, gilt decorations on spines, gilt top edges, clean unmarked text, Very Good+ copies, light wear to the flyleaves, a bit of rubbing to the tips of the covers of both vols. Both volumes housed in protective mylar. Rare set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Rape of the Lock. An Heroi-Comical Poem in Five Cantos.

      Leonard Smithers, London 1896 - Embroidered with nine drawings by Aubrey Beardsley. 4to, publisher’s gilt bevelled cloth. Preliminaries slightly foxed, particularly the title page; front free endpaper creased; some minor bumping and use to boards. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Diary of Colonel Bayly, 12th Regiment. 1796-1830

      London: The Army and Navy Co-operative Society Limited. Three-Quarter Leather. 282 pages. Handsome bright gilt decoration upon front board. Gilt lettering upon backstrip clearly legible excepting a chip affecting three characters. Loss from top of backstrip. Prior owner's signature inside front board else unmarked. Narrow opening along back hinge. Average external wear. Additional photos available upon request. . Good. 1896. First Edition.

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        Favourite Flowers Of Garden And Greenhouse. 4 Volumes Complete

      Frederick Warne, London 1896 - Complete set in four volumes, original green art nouveau influenced cloth bindings, gilt, top edge gilt. 316 chromolithographic, tissue guarded, plates as required. Some occasional browning, mainly to the preliminaries, the plates are in general clean and the colour bright. Bindings a little rubbed to the extremities. A heavy set that may require an additional fee for overseas shipping, please inquire for details. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Clarendon Books P.B.F.A.]
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        Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse 4 Volumes

      Frederick Warne & Co., London 1896 - About fine but for some moderate wear to extremities, and prev. owner name dated 1897. Vol 4 has a scuff on the spine, and Vol. 2 bears prev. owner's sticker on back cover. Original gilt stamped green cloth. Top edges gilt. 316 striking coloured plates. A very nice set of this monumental work. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Natives of Sarawak and British North Borneo

      London: Truslove & Hanson, , 1896. Based chiefly on the MSS. of the late Hugh Brooke Low, Sarawak Government Service. With a Preface by Andrew Lang. 2 volumes, large octavo. Original green "crazed" cloth, blind panels to the boards, title gilt to upper board and spine, top edge gilt, chocolate brown surface-paper endpapers. Numerous illustrations, many of them full-page, one coloured, one folding, folding map at the rear of Volume I. The lightest of shelf-wear, hinges remain uncracked, a very good set indeed. First edition "limited to 700 for sale." In his introduction Roth explains the origins of this work; "Some years ago my friend, Prof. E. B. Tylor, FRS, placed in my hands a parcel of MSS, the writing of which was so fine and obliterated that I was obliged throughout to use a strong magnifying glass in order to be able to read it. The papers, which were largely written in pencil, were partly destroyed by moisture and by insects. These very incomplete MSS. were the posthumous papers of an eccentric young gentleman named Hugh Brooke Low, who, however, possessed a very intimate knowledge of the natives… He was the son of Mr. (now Sir) Hugh Low, Secretary to the Governor of Labuan… Hugh was born at Labuan on the 12th May, 1849… He was sent home at an early age and received his education partly in Germany, and partly in England… He failed to pass the examination for the Indian Civil Service in 1869, and accepted an appointment which was offered to him by the present Raja of Sarawak, Sir Charles Brooke, G.C.M.G. He died in London on the 12th July, 1887… During the eighteen years of his service under the Government of Sarawak, he was stationed principally on the Rejang river, which gave him great opportunities of studying the Dyak and Kayan races inhabiting the banks of this noble river, but he had also experience of many other parts of the territory of the Raja of Sarawak, and his death was much regretted by their Highnesses the Raja and Ranee of Sarawak and by all the native tribes with whom he had so long been in close contact." Roth himself had already published an ethnographical study on the peasantry of Russia and his "compassionate, encyclopaedic work" (DAB) The Aborigines of Tasmania. The Natives of Sarawak was considered the standard work well into the twentieth century and remains an important contribution, and an extremely handsome piece of turn-of-the-century book production.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Illustrations of Japanese Life, Vol. I & II (98 B&W Collotype Plates)

      Kelly & Walsh, Tokyo 1896 - Collotype plates by K. Ogawa and by descriptions by S. Takashima, 8vo (7 1/8 x 10 in - 18 x 25.7 cm), 32 plates (Vol I) + 68 plates (Vol II), black and white collotypes on crepe paper, bound Japanese style and silk thread ties. Each plate has a title and generally a paragraph of descriptive information written by S. Takashima. While the image areas vary slightly, the norm is 6~7 x 4 1/2~5 in. This is one in a series of photographic album type books under this same title published by K. Ogawa. The four books with the same title, each containing 12 color collotype plates, are seen much more frequently than this set. The two books in this set have a volume number printed on the cover. This is not the case with the four 12 plate books. ~ Condition . I would rate the books as in Good condition. The covers of both books are in Poor condition. The covers of Vol I are complete but worn and stained. The crepe paper is rolling over at the edges and there are numerous tears and creases, primarily along the edges. The covers on Vol II are in Fair (bad) condition. The front cover is complete but has considerable staining, creasing and tears. Additionally, the crepe paper is rolling over at the edges. The back cover is in tatters with pieces missing. The preliminary blank pages of Vol II have water staining. Internally the books are in Good+ condition. The collotype plates are clean and free of problems in the image area. These two books are a good candidate for rebinding. ~~ More information, including a listing of all plates, available on request. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: George C. Baxley]
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        A Jewish State: An Attempt at a Modern Solution of the Jewish Question

      London: David Nutt. Paperback. pp (xii) 102, [1 ad]. First English edition of Der Judenstaat, published in German in the same year. "Let the sovereignty be granted us over a portion of the globe large enough to satisfy the reasonable requirements of a nation; the rest we shall manage for ourselves." - from page 25. Moderate external soiling. Above-average external wear with a variety of small chips from and short openings to the thin paper covers. Short openings along central fore-edge of many pages. Binding intact. Prior owner's details in pencil, dated 1896, atop half-title page, otherwise unmarked. A sound copy of this profoundly influential work. . Fair. 1896. First English Edition.

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        London Chuches of The 17th & 18th Centuries

      Batsford, London 1896 - Bound in half black leather, with green cloth boards, this hardcover Elephant Folio 1896 First Edition is VG. Size is 19" x 14". XV11/166pp with 63 London Chuches described and 64 large photographic plates and numerous illustrations in the text. Rubbing and wear to spine and corners; chip missing from extreme top of spine (3cm hoizontal by 1cm vertical), top of frontis plate chipped at top blank margin, with 4cm close tear, slightly affecting edge of this plate.(Tissue guard to this plate creased). Plates 30/31 have very slight chips to fore-edge blank margin; otherwise generally VG. (Very heavy item !) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Flores de poetas ilustres de Espana, ordenada por D. Juan Antonio Calderon, anotada por D. Juan Quiros de los Ri?os y D. Francisco Rodriguez Mari?n I y II partes

      E. Rasco, Sevilla 1896 - Octavo. Hardcover, 1896. . Ex-library with the usual treatments. Brown buckram rebinding with gilt lettering. 458 and 423 pages. Spanish text. The exteriors are sturdy and serviceable, but these books, with their hand made papers, deserve to be elegantly rebound. Papermakers water marks are visible on several pages. The high quality papers have kept foxing at an absolute minimum. Pages are clean and bright. The library treatments are few.

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        The Savoy: An illustrated Quarterly, No. 1 & 2, January & April 1896, [2 volumes in 1]

      Published by Leonard Smithers, London 1896 - , 170 and 206 pages, with original covers of vol 2 bound in, cover illustrations and others by Aubrey Beardsley including Christmas card, also contains pieces by Max Beerbohm, Ernest Dowson, Havelock Ellis, and Rudolf Dircks First Edition , firm binding with new endpapers, original covers rubbed and with minor loss at edges, occasional light patches of foxing to pages, in very good condition , original covers for vol 2 used as binding covers, modern black leather spine and corners, gilt titles at spine 26 x 20 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Keoghs Books]
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        The Little Regiment

      D. Appleton & Company, New York 1896 - Beige linen cloth with red florets on cover and spine, gilt designed capital "T" and lettering in black and red. First issue with ads in back starting with "Gilbert Parker's Best Books," and four blank pages at end. A fine, unused copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Edward Nudelman Rare Books]
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        Maggie. A child of the streets

      London, William Heinemann,, 1896. 12mo. Original navy blue cloth, titles to upper board and spine gilt, top edge gilt others untrimmed. Contents browned, front hinge starting, edges a little rubbed. Very good. First UK Edition, First Impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Maggie

      Appleton 1896 - Ist time published with author identified published anonymously earlier. Author of Red badge of Courage [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ian Thompson]
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        The Trinity Hospital in Mile End; An Object Lesson in National History.

      London Guild & School of Handcraft, Essex House 1896 - Quarto. 36pp. First edition. Illustrated with thirteen plates, several of which are fold-outs. The book was created in an attempt to prevent the demolition of the seventeenth-century Trinity Hospital; in the end, the campaign was successful, and the building was saved. Ashbee's text explains the historic and architectural significance of the building. The illustrations depict architectural details, and two of the plates have hand-colored illustrations of stained glass window designs. Others show a map of the grounds, an aerial view, elevation drawings, and depictions of statues. Charles Robert Ashbee, an architect, designer, and the founder of the Essex House Press, founded the Guild & School of Handcraft in 1888 in order to protect the status of craftsmen and to promote a high standard of work. This book demonstrates the attention to design, type, and detail that would characterize the work of the Essex House Press. Bound in tan wrappers with yapped edges, printed with Ashbee's flower insignia to the front cover. Edges of covers show some fraying, as usual, else a near fine copy of a fragile book. An early and uncommon work by Ashbee. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA]
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        Report of the work of the Horn Expedition to central Australia, part one: introduction, narrative, summary of results, supplement to zoological report, map.

      London: Dulau and Co., 1896. - Small quarto, 220 pp., folding map. Publisher's handsome blue cloth, uncut and partly unopened, folded map at rear with tears, owner's signature on front paste-down, a very good copy. The first volume of the four volume "Horn Expedition". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Andrew Isles Natural History Books]
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        THE THOUSAND & ONE NIGHTS. Or, Arabian Nights Entertainments. Translated by Edward W. Lane, with an introduction by Joseph Jacobs, and illustrations by Frank Brangwyn.

      Gibbings & Company. London.,1896 - SIX VOLUMES. 8vo. (8.4 x 5.4 inches). Delux edition, limited to only 100 numbered sets, printed on hand made large paper, signed by the publisher in volume one. Illustrated with decorative title pages and 36 fine full page mono plates by Brangwyn. A clean and tight set in publishers yellow buckram bindings with printed paper labels on spines. Some minor and uniform darkening to the spines and all labels suffering with some chipping. Prevous owners bookplate (Leonard A Magnus- Edited many books including; Russian Folk tales, Heroic Ballads of Russia, Pors and Cons of the Great War, Concise Grammar of Russian Language), on the front pastedown endpaper of volume one. Overall a very good set.: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        Traité Du Vin et Du Sidre

      Lestringant, Rouen 1896 - Traduit en Français par Jacques de Cahaignes. réimprimé par la société des bibliophiles Normand avec une introduction d'Emile Travers, tirage limité à 200 exemplaires. Longue et érudite introduction pour la réédition de ce rarissime traité. l'ouvrage est divisé en 2 parties sur la nature du vin et du " sidre". L'originale est de 1589. 160 + 6 ffnch + 88 pp. reliure neuve dans l'esprit du temps ( Laurenchet) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Poems Third Series

      Roberts Brothers, Boston 1896 - One quarter green cloth over white cloth with gilt titles and decorations. Gilt edges in binding A which is preferable and more attractive. Housed in a felt lined clamshell box in one quarter green gilt decorated leather over floral embossed grey cloth. This copy inscribed by the editor Mabel Loomis Todd " With affectionate wishes Mabel Loomis Todd, Amherst 23rd April 1898" Supposedly a wedding present from her to a friend. A virtually fine copy with very minor soiling. The gilt being quite sharp. This is the third book of Dickinson's poems to be published (all posthumously) and includes 160 poems published here for the first time. A very nice copy in an attractive box of a significant book of American poems. Size: 12 Mo. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions, ABAC, ILAB]
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        Poems. Third Series

      Roberts Brothers, Boston 1896 - Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1896. Apparent second edition; Edited by Mabel Loomis Todd. Copyright page bears the designation "second edition", though this copy is otherwise identical to the first edition. This is the only such I've seen. 12mo, 200 pp., gilt decorated olive green cloth, beveled edges. Moderate wear to spine ends, corners a bit worn, darkening throughout spine, general light wear. Very Good, tightly bound and with bright cover gilt. Please see scan. Very scarce example of an exemplary collection of poems by Emily Dickinson, who, though she wrote somewhere between 1,200 and 1,800 poems in her life, disliked publicity so much that no more than ten of her poems were published during her life, and only three or four of those with her advance knowledge. The first collection of her poems to see print, Poems, was published in 1890, four years after her death in 1886. That was followed by Poems - Second Series [1890/91]and then in 1896 by this collection, Poems - Third series. Her fame grew later, and her name was not well-known until some forty years after her death. Nice, fine condition plate-block of four 8-cent Emily Dickinson stamps loose-laid within. L-31n [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Studies In The Art Of Anatomy Of Animals Being A Brief Analysis Of The Visible Forms Of The More Familiar Mammals And Birds. Designed For The Use Of Sculptors, Painters, Illustrators, Naturalists And Taxidermists

      Macmillan, London 1896 - 96 pages. Folio, 38 x 27 cm. Author's first book with 100 drawings by him. Index. As the author notes in his introduction, "There have been great genre painters who did not study anatomy, but there has never been a famous "animalier" who did not. Tipped-in at rear, "Magazine of Art" article on anatomical nature casts. Chipping at spine extremities and corners, back board with two narrow gauge penetrations not affecting images, small stain lower fore-edge of title page not affecting text. Orig. green cloth decorated and lettered in gilt. Teg. Very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        PAOLA CORLETTI THE FAIR ITALIAN By ALICE H. HILTON 1896

      F. Tennyson Neely, NY 1896 - TITLE: PAOLA CORLETTI THE FAIR ITALIAN By ALICE H. HILTON 1896 AUTHOR: ALICE HOWARD HILTON PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) /COPYRIGHT: F. Tennyson Neely, NY 1896 EDITION: First Edition CATEGORY: First Edition, rare ---NOT SIGNED--- BINDING/COVER: Hardback without dust jacket CONDITION: (All defects if any are formulated into pricing by ViewFair Books Books. If ViewFair Books miss any defects or highlights on any book/printings, our policy is to make immediate amends to any customer): The outside is in fair plus condition with a slight used look to the cream colored spine area, slight age brown to the spine that may have come from publisher. There is an older style pen signature on the inside board that has imprinted the front endpaper. There is a minor age like spot on the second endpaper. Book is clean, and book is tight and sturdy. SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 153 pages Extra pictures located at the following: BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: First Edition. F. Tennyson Neely, NY 1896. Fair(plus)/None dust jacket condition as issued. THERE ARE NO OTHER COPIES OF THIS BOOK FOR SALE ON THE INTERNET!!!!!!!!!! COMPETITIVE PRICING! InvCode E 5600 H 7800 V 5200 ViewFair Books : 004225 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Sportfolio ( Complete in 6 Parts )

      George Newnes Limited, London 1896 - Complete in 6 parts, 140 pages, all pages illustrated. 15 Athletics, 6 Billiards, 6 Chess, 13 Cricket, 34 Cycling, 38 Football (Rugby and Soccer), 18 Golf, 4 Lawn Tennis, 4 Sculling, 2 Skating. A Who’s Who of Victorian British Sports, resplendant with their penny-farthing bikes and racing models, etc.Bound in magazine form.One magazine slight chipped on edges, staples rusty, covers in very good condition. Internally, rust marks sligtly showing on inner margin. Pages in very good clean condition. Very rare in parts.A1 Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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        The Duke's Reappearance, The Chap-Book, Vol. VI., No. 3.

      The Chap-Book, Chicago 1896 - 12mo. Original printed wraps. xx,(97)-144,xxi-xxx pp. Vol. VI., No. 3 of The Chap-Book which contains the first printed appearance in the United States of 'The Duke's Reappearance' and only its second appearance overall, having appeared the previous day in England in The Saturday Review, Christmas Supplement. The Saturday Review was published 14 December, 1896, whereas The Chap-Book was issued December 15, 1896. (See Ray, The Collected Short Stories of Thomas Hardy). The wraps are worn at the spine, with some separation, and lack a small portion of the upper corner on the upper wrap (no loss)., else this is a very good copy. Housed in a contemporary half morocco slipcase, spine in six compartments, gilt. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer. Kelmscott Press edition

      Hammersmith The Kelmscott Press 1896. G : in good condition without dust jacket as issued. Holland-backed spine darkened commensurate with age. Boards with soiling. Front inner hinge cracked. Occasional off-setting, otherwise contents VG. In blue boxed case Limited Edition [425] Holland-backed spine on original blue hardback boards 430mm x 300mm (17" x 12"). ii, 554pp. Eighty-seven woodcut illustrations after Edward Burne-Jones with title, borders and initials designed by William Morris. The masterpiece of the Kelmscott Press. The work encapsulates William Morris's intent to challenge all he thought wrong with the Industrial Revolution - the reduction of the individual craftsmanship of past times to a diminished, soulless template for the machine production of consumerism. Derived from exemplars of medieval manuscripts and early printed books, the works of the Kelmscott Press enshrined principles based on beauty and aesthetics - Morris's final challenge to a changing world.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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