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        Report on the Work of the Horn Scientific Expedition to Central Australia, Part II: Zoology, in one volume, complete

      London: Dulau and Co., 1896. First edition.. Light age-toning to some text pages, color and black and white plates are bright and clean, original blue cloth is also bright and clean with only a touch of edge wear; overall a near fine copy.. Pp. (iii)-iv, 432; 28 full page plates (1 folding, 11 in color either hand-colored or chromolithographs), corrigenda slip at page 1. Publisher's original dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, with blue marbled endpapers, sm 4to (10.25 x 8 inches). The Horn Scientific Expedition was the first primarily scientific expedition to study the natural history of Central Australia. It took place from May to August 1894, with expedition members first traveling by train from Adelaide to the railhead at Oodnadatta in South Australia, then using camels for transport to traverse over 3000 km of largely uncharted country from Oodnadatta through the Finke River basin to Alice Springs and the Macdonnell Ranges in what is now the Northern Territory. The expedition was equipped and sponsored by William Austin Horn, a wealthy pastoralist and mining magnate, who accompanied the expedition in its early stages (from Wiki). This volume presents the zoological results of the expedition with separate chapters on Mammalia, Aves, Reptilia, Amphibia, Pisces, Mollusca, Crustacea, Lepidoptera, Coleoptera, Araneidae, Orthoptera, Carabidae, Honey Ants, Muridae, with three appendices on fish, spiders and earthworms. No ownership marks and few signs of use.

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

      London : Edward Lloyd (1896-1897), 1896, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionNear fine copies all in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Physical description; 5 v. : color illustrated ; 19cm. Contents; 1. Butterflies, Vol. I -- 2. Butterflies, Vol. II - 3. Butterflies (concluded). -Hesperiidae. Moths, part I -- 4. Moths, part II -- 5. Moths, part III. Subjects; Butterflies. Lepidoptera - Handbooks, manuals, etc. Moths. Lepidoptera - Great Britain. Other names; Sharpe, Richard Bowdler 1847-1909.

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        The Novels of .

      London Dent 1896 - 10 volumes, 8vo., illustrations, recent red morocco-backed cloth boards gilt by Maltby, spines in six compartments, morocco lettering pieces in second and fourth, top edge gilt, a fine set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Iconographie de certains poètes présents : Paul VERLAINE Ses portraits.

      1896 - Paris, L?Association, 1896. Broché, 235 x 314 mm, 29 pp. ÉDITION ORIGINALE imprimée à 640 exemplaires. UN DES 53 EXEMPLAIRES NUMÉROTÉS sur Japon (après 10 ex. sur Chine). Bien complet des trois encartages et la lithographie annoncée Les sanglots longs, ici exceptionnellement une épreuve d?artiste en grand format (280 x 380 mm) signée par Cazals. Elle comporte des corrections dans le texte et dans le dessin. Ces modifications sont présentes dans le tirage final tiré au format du livre. Préface de J.-K. HUYSMANS, Lettres de Félicien ROPS, Ernest DELAHAYE, H.A. CORNUTY. "Dans votre série, ces deux portraits de Verlaine me semblent représenter le temps un peu nuageux et le temps clair de ses saisons d?âme Vos autres dessins relient ces deux-là, en leurs différents épisodes, si vivement saisis, de l?artiste morose, presque inquiet, dans les rues de Londres, et du poète marchant, pensif ou regardant, appuyé sur sa canne, dans son costume d?hôpital, le douloureux spectacle de ces écrasés de la vie qui l?entourent". (Huysmans in préface). RARE TIRAGE.

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

      London The Army and Navy Co-operative Society Limited 1896. 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. First Edition Three-Quarter Leather 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall; First Edition. Good

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        "Der Froschkönig",

      1896.. . Ein König und seiner Frau, die ihr Gesicht verbirgt, stehen auf einer Seite eines Bachlaufes während auf der gegenüberliegenden Seite Enten sich um eine alte sitzende Frau scharen. Aus dem Wasser steigt zu ihnen ein Froschkönig, der seine Krone auf ein weißes Tuch am Ufer gelegt hat. Radierung von Heinrich Vogeler auf Bütten, in der Platte signiert, 1896. 17,6 x 24 cm (Darstellung) bzw. 21,3 x 29 cm (Platte). - Mit breitem weißen Rand, leicht gebräunt und schwach fleckig in den Rändern. - Heinrich Vogeler: Bremen 12.12.1872 - 14.6.1942 Kornejewka (Kasachstan). Vogeler zählt zu den Gründungsmitgliedern der Künstlerkolonie Worpswede und wurde durch seine Werke aus der Jugendstilzeit bekannt. Sein Wohnhaus wurde zur sozialistischen Kommune, er studierte Marx und Engels. Er durchlebte den künstlerischen Wandel über den Expressionismus und den Kubismus bis zum russisch-kommunistischen Realismus. Letztere Richtung verfolgte er seit seiner Übersiedelung nach Moskau 1931, wo er sich auch an der antifaschistischen Bewegung gegen Hitler beteiligte. Er starb im Exil in Kasachstan. In seinem Wohnhaus Barkenhoff befindet sich heute das Heinrich-Vogeler-Museum. In der zahlreichen Sekundärliteratur über Vogeler findet auch das graphische Werk eine Aufarbeitung bei Hans-Hermann Rief, der in Worpswede ebenso den schriftlichen Nachlass Vogelers übernahm.

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        An Outcast of the Islands

      Appleton and Company, New York 1896 - In Very Good+ condition. This is the publisher's Deluxe Binding: half burgundy roan with marbled boards. The spine is stamped in gilt. Octavo. Top-edge gilt. 335pps. Appleton's Town and Country Library No. 198. This item has recently been beautifully and professionally rebacked in gilt-tooled matching roan at The Currier Bindery; the corners, which had had slight wear, have been rebuilt. There is rubbing to the edges of the marbled boards with a small abrasion on the front panel, a couple of short edge-tears to preliminary pages, and a bit of light discoloration to the rear pastedown. The binding is tight and square; both hinges are sound. The text is clean and bright; no previous ownership markings. In brief, a very nice and presentable collector's copy of Conrad's second book -- uncommon in the deluxe binding. ".Peter Willems, a clerk in Macassar, granted a 'second chance' at a remote river trading post, falls ever more hopelessly into traps set by himself and others. The pawn of Babalatchi -- the one-eyed schemer of power politics -- and of the rich Abdulla (who uses Willems to increase his own wealth), his fate is sealed by his lover, Aissa, and by Almayer, an embittered fellow countryman." Purchase with confidence: all books, gradings, and descriptions are rendered the care of a genuine bibliophile. Satisfaction guaranteed or all costs you've incurred will be promptly refunded. Thanks for your interest in Nooks Of Books. To assist with your decision, photos can be emailed upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Farbige Decorationen vom XV-XIX Jarhhundert

      Berlin: Ernst Wasmuth, 1896. Zweiter Band. 80 chromolithograph plates. Loose as issued in portfolio.

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        Queen Elizabeth.

      London, Paris & New York: ( Goupil ) Boussod, Valadon & Co. 1896 - Half morocco, 13 inches tall. A Deluxe Edition limited to 200 copies. With raised bands, titles and top edge. Armorial bookplate. With fine colour frontispiece and full page plates throughout. A most attractive copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: McConnell Fine Books ABA & ILAB]
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        The Police Gazette, or Hue-and-Cry / published (by Authority) for Ireland on every Tuesday and Friday. [collection of issues from 1896]

      Dublin : By Authority, Alex. Thom & Co,, 1896, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionFair to good broadsheet copies. Varying degrees of edgewear and dust-toning. Some dulling and fading as with age. A small number of copies are particularly edgeworn and brittle to touch. Overall, this unique collection remains quite well-preserved, considering use and age. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 4 pages; A rare collection of about 55 issues of The Police Gazette, or Hue-and-Cry, a 4-page broadsheet published every Tuesday and Friday: "By Authority. -Printed by Alex. Thom & Co. Limited, 87,88, & 89 Abbey-street, Dublin, The Queen's Printing Office." All issues are from 1896, This was the official newspaper of the Royal Irish Constabulary and notices placed in the paper were distributed to all police divisions. Hue-and-Cry contains notices and reports from the 32-counties regarding felonies, together in many instances with the names and descriptions of those wanted by the police. It also contains the names and particulars of habitual criminals recently released from prison under police supervision. An extremely valuable source to the Irish genealogist, with numerous references to personal names, in the form of missing persons, felons, army and navy deserters and habitual offenders. Subjects: Police -- Ireland -- Law and order -- Criminals -- Crime 00 Periodicals -- History -- 19th century -- Royal Irish Constabulary -- Dublin Metropolitan Police.

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        LITERARY POSTER FOR LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE

      Lippincott's, Philadelphia 1896 - October, 1896 lithographic poster in brown, yellow, orange, black. Measuring 16 1/2" x 21". In a conservation frame. This poster shows a black-gloved seated woman in long yellow dress perusing a copy of the Lippincott's Magazine. The poster is by J.J. Gould, a Philadelphia artist who worked as poster designer for Lippincott between 1895 and 1897. He was influenced by another great American poster designer, Edward Penfield. Essentially no wear, colors remain vibrant and bright.

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        THE HERMIT OF SISKIYOU, or THE TWICE-OLD MAN

      Crescent City, CA: Office of Crescent City, 1896. First edition. Hard Cover. Good +. 12mo. Original light grey stamped cloth with gilt title. Cloth rubbing, Front hinge started. Front endpaper chipped at corner. Rear endpaper missing. Overall all good, sound example. This 19th-century Northern California imprint is a long doggerel poem, but with one very interesting feature: it is the first mention in book form of the legend of the Big Foot (Sasquatch): "You have seen and heard the story, too, / Of how, upon Mount Siskiyou / Was seen an ape, or spook, or tramp / In region near the happy camp some years gone by— / That was of stature taller than / The ordinary height of man / Who fed on berries, roots and grouse, / And from whose eye / There gleamed the fierceness of the beast..." (37). The appendix reprints a newspaper account of the Bigfoot sighting, possibly the only place this account survives (we find no holdings anywhere). Only an 1884 Canadian newspaper account of Sasquatch precedes. According to census records, Musick (1844-1919) was a miner. Interestingly, his daughter Irene is listed as a printer. OCLC locates about 20 copies, almost all on the west coast, but rare in trade.

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        PO - Ti - Nah, a Blood Indian Warrior. Aka: Joe Healy Chief of the Blood

      Winnipeg: Frederick Steele 1896. (Photograph) Very good. Albumen image: 8 1 / 2" X 7". Original 19th century Albumen image. Photograph by Frederick Steele & Co., Winnipeg, Manitoba. From bottom left corner on face of iamge: 771 PO-Ti-Nah. Blood Indian Warrior. [Aka # 1299 'Joe Healy' Chief of the Blood [Tribe] / Ca. 1896.] Wearing beaded buckskin jacket, fur hat, and loaded ammunition belt. Photography by Frederick Steele..

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        Calendrier magique

      L'Art Nouveau 1896 Publié en 1896. Grand in - 8 illustré par Manuel Orazi, couverture noire et 14 lithographies en couleurs. "Calendrier Magique" de l'artiste Manuel Orazi, essentiellement connu comme illustrateur de livres et d'affiches. Ce dernier réalisa de superbes illustrations et fut aidé dans la rédaction des textes par le lyonnais Austin de Croze. ================ Colored Lithographs by Manuel Orazi. A rare piece of occultist ephemera, printed in an edition of 777 copies to commemorate magic for the coming year of 1896. Each double page spread mimics the Christian calendar in some respect (name days, iconography). The document is at once a spoof and an attempt to chart the year of magic. Its surviving interest resides in the extravagant and compelling illustrations, especially the full - page right hand plates, by Manuel Orazi. ============================== Editado en 1895 por la galería L'Art Nouveau. Las litografías de color son obra del pintor, e ilustrador italiano, Manuel Orazi (1860 - 1934, el texto es de Austin de Croze. Se editaron 777 ejemplares. Tamaño 51 x 16 cm. Español

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        Collection of America's Radio Wizard

      Circa 1920s - 1930s. A collection of ephemera and photographs relating to Maurice J. Francill (1896-1974), "America's Radio Wizard," who traveled the country in the 1920s and 1930s giving exhibitions of his radio control technology on cars, trains, boats, and various industrial machinery. The group of items include more than a dozen photos of Francill's exhibitions, along with assorted broadsheets, flyers, handbills, press releases, and newspaper clippings concerning his traveling demonstrations. Further details available upon request. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1896

      John Wisden & Co. 1896 - Thirty-third edition. Original paper wrappers, spine slightly wrinkled. Original owner's name printed to top of front cover. A very good copy.

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        Climbs in the New Zealand Alps being an account of travel and discovery.

      T. Fisher Unwin, London 1896 - First edition (only 1000 printed), 4to, pp. xvi, 363; frontispiece and 48 plates plus other illustrations in the text, many from "original drawings by Joseph Pennell, H.G. Willink, A.D. McCormick, photographs by the author, and a new [large folding] map" printed in color and contained inside rear cover pocket; some rubbing of the labels, as usual, minor soiling, else a very good, sound copy in original ochre cloth. Includes contributions from other famous mountaineers, including Sir Martin Conway, Professor Bonney and C.L. Barrow. Neate F36. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES OF CHRISTIAN ETHICS: FIVE LECTURES By REV. JAS. JOSEPH CONWAY 1896

      D. H. MCBRIDE & CO, CHICAGO 1896 - TITLE: THE FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES OF CHRISTIAN ETHICS: FIVE LECTURES By REV. JAS. JOSEPH CONWAY 1896 AUTHOR: REV. JAS. JOSEPH CONWAY PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) / COPYRIGHT: D. H. MCBRIDE & CO., CHICAGO 1896 EDITION: First Edition CATEGORY: Religion, Education BINDING/COVER: Hardback without dust jacket COLOR: MAROON CONDITION: The outside is in good condition; there are really light scuffs to the corner edges; there is an imprint of a piece of tape removal to the front board. There is an old style name written in faded like ink on the first front free endpaper. Book is without other marks or writings, pages are clean and book is tight and sturdy. All the pages are present in book. SIZE: 4 x 6 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 284 pages. Good/None dust jacket condition as issued. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: CATHOLIC SUMMER AND WINTER SCHOOL LIBRARY. There are no other 1896 copies found for sale on the internet at the time of this research!!! COMPETITIVE PRICING! Once paid, book(s) will ship immediately to customer (it's on the way), you are welcomed to email about shipment date! REFUNDS: All ViewFair books, prints, and manuscript items are 100% refundable up to 14 business days after item is received. InvCodePrc 800 E H V VIEWFAIR BOOKS: 007741 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Climbs in the New Zealand Alps being an account of travel and discovery

      London: T. Fisher Unwin. 1896. "First edition (only 1000 printed), 4to, pp. xvi, 363; frontispiece and 48 plates plus other illustrations in the text, many from ""original drawings by Joseph Pennell, H.G. Willink, A.D. McCormick, photographs by the author, and a new [large folding] map"" printed in color and contained inside rear cover pocket; some rubbing of the labels, as usual, minor soiling, else a very good, sound copy in original ochre cloth. Includes contributions from other famous mountaineers, including Sir Martin Conway, Professor Bonney and C.L. Barrow. Neate F36."

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        THE FLOATING ISLAND

      1896 - New and Cheaper Edition. London: Sampson Low, Marston & Company, n.d. Original grey-blue cloth pictorially decorated in black, dark blue and peach. "New and Cheaper Edition," which is an early-but-not first impression of the first British edition. This tale had been advertised as SCREW ISLAND until its title was changed just before initial British publication in October 1896 (the French title had been L'ILE A HELICE, or "Propeller Island").~It is about an enormous ship built by the Yanks, that has a great city on it, and is navigated about the world, playing ducks and drakes with geography and the balance of political power in the South Seas, until finally the savages of the New Hebrides and the forces of Nature rise up and annihilate it. [from a contemporary review cited in T&M]~Sampson Low's "New and Cheaper Editions" always came out a few years after their first editions -- same exact text, same crisp and sharp illustrations, similar pictorial bindings, but a slightly smaller format and without gilt page edges. Today they are highly collectible, especially for the scarcer Sampson Low titles (such as this one) for which fine copies of the first edition have become prohibitively expensive. This is a handsome copy, fine except for very slight rubbing of the front cover gilt. Taves & Michaluk V043; Myers 23. [Attributes: First Edition; 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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        Nash Balet (1673-1896).,

      St. Petersburg, A. Benke, 1896 - 3 Bll., 391 S. 1 Bl. Mit kolorirte Titelvignette und zahlreichen, teils handkolorirten buw. beikolorierten photogr. Abbildungen und Holzstickillustrationen im Text. Die Original-Broschur mit handkolorierter Illustration von N. Bogdanov ist miteingebunden. - Erste ausgabe. - Seltenes Standardwerk; Pleshcheev (1858-1944) war Kritiker, Ballett-Historiker und Freund des französisch-russischen Tänzers und Choreographen Marius Petipa (1818-1910), der als Schöpfer des klassischer Balletts gilt, indem er französische und italienische Einflüsse mit dem russischen Ballett kombinierte. Das Wrk erschien zu Pepitas 50-jährigem Bühnenjubiläum und gilt als Hommage an ihn. Das reich illustrierte Werk behandelt die Geschichte des russischen Balletts von 1673 bis 1896. - Ein Bl. mit Einriss, stellenweise etwas gebräunt und fleckig. Sprache: ru Gewicht in Gramm: 550 4°, Späterer HLederband mit goldgepr. RTitel.

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        Favourite Flower of Garden and Greenhouse 4 Volumes

      London: Frederick Warne & Co., 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. . First Printing of the First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good +.

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        A week after the start of the trial in which "Post-Dispatch" editor Charles H Jones is trying to prevent Pulitzer from firing him, Pulitzer gives Jones his proxy to vote at a stockholders meeting

      "Rare and historically important Printed Typed Document Signed ?Joseph Pulitzer,? 1p, 8.5? x 14?. New York, January 15, 1896. Also signed by Pulitzer?s assistant, ?witness: Alfred Bates ./ 10 East 55 Street / New York.? Folds. Fine condition.In part, ?... I, Joseph Pulitzer ... do hereby constitute make and appoint Charles H. Jones ... my proxy to represent me as a stockholder of the Pulitzer Publishing Company as to certain 1600 shares of the stock of said company by me sold to said Charles H. Jones on the 6th day of February, 1895 ... but which said shares of stock have not been transferred from me to said Charles H. Jones on the books of the said Pulitzer Publishing Company...?Charles H. Jones was appointed editor of the ?St. Louis Post-Dispatch? by Pulitzer on February 6, 1895, the day Jones purchased 1667 shares or one-sixth of Pulitzer capital stock from Pulitzer for $80,000. On January 6, 1896, nine days before Pulitzer signed this proxy, the trial of Jones v. Pulitzer opened in the St. Louis Circuit Court. Pulitzer did not like Jones? ?free-silver? policy fostered in his newspaper and ousted Jones as editor. Jones said his removal violated his 5 year employment contract. By this document, Pulitzer admits he sold Jones ?1600 shares,? but since the transfer was not yet ?on the books,? he still controlled those shares.By 1890. Joseph Pulitzer was virtually blind. His signatures were mostly signed by his secretaries. However, he personally signed legal documents. Autograph material authentically signed by Joseph Pulitzer is rare. Before this item became available, only one Pulitzer signed document or letter had appeared at a major public auction in at least the last 25 years."

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        Hotel Register for "The Uplands"

      Bethlehem, NH, 1896. Half Leather. Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Sound binding. Generally clean pages; some of the advertising pages have inkspots (they served as blotters for the registration pages) and edge wear. The cover shows some wear, heaviest at the spine ends. The gilt lettering and ruling is in nice shape. Turn-of-the-century guest register for one of the Grand Hotels of the White Mountains. The Uplands was built by the hotel magnate, Frank H. Abbott, in 1880. Entries are from June, 1896 to October, 1897. I haven't checked signatures but there could well be some important politicians, business tycoons, actors, inventors, sports figures, or other celebrities as many summered in the mountains to beat city heat, pollution, and allergens. The register ("Manufactured by The Maynard-Gouge Co., . . . Worcester, Mass.") alternates advertising pages with pre-printed registration forms. A 24-page "American Hotel Guide" published for the Hotel Register Publishers Association by the James T. Hair Company of Chicago precedes the registration pages.

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        While the Billy Boils

      Sydney:: Angus & Robertson,. 1896.. First edition, 'Fourth Thousand'. Hardcover. Very good condition. Signed presentation copy "to J. H. Simpson from Henry Lawson, Mangamaunu, New Zealand, 28/6/97". Henry Lawson (1867 - 1922) Australian short story writer and poet was an inspiration to many through his example of surmounting grinding difficulties. He resided in Mangamaunu for only six months. First Edition, 4th thousand title which was offered to the public in October 1896. This volume includes his well respected short story 'The Drover's Wife'; after a harrowing trip through drought stricken New South Wales in 1892 he wrote 'The Bush Undertaker,' also included here. The pressure of sales and the production delays had evidently caused publisher Robertson to engage a new printer to cope with the demand (Paul Eggert, Biography of a Book: Henry Lawson's "While the Billy Boils"). Small 8vo, xi, 333pp, 16pp of ads, teg. B&w plates. Green cloth w/ gold stamping on spine. With bookplate of Christopher Clark Geest at front paste down. OCLC: 154280213.

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        Croquis Parisiens, les plaisirs du Dimanche à travers les rues. Illustrations directes d'après nature de Gervais-Courtellemont.

      Paris: Ancienne Maison Quantin, Lib.-Imp. réunies, sd 1896 - Grand in-folio, tiré à 250 exemplaires sur vélin à la forme (n°74), signé par l'auteur et l'illustrateur; faux-titre, justification, titre général en rouge et noir orné d'une photogravure, titre illustré de la première partie "Les Plaisirs du Dimanche: la Pêche, Sur l'herbe, dans Paris", viii, xi, vi, titre de la seconde partie "A travers les Rues: La fleur des rues, Cochers, Autour des marchés, Pauvres gens" avec illustration teintée, viii, vi, iv, v; nombreuses et charmantes photographies de Gervais-Courtellemont reproduites en photogravure. En feuillets dans la chemise d"éditeur en toile écrue, illustrée en bleu et argent sur le plat supérieur, gardes florales, attaches de ruban bleu. Plats légèrement frottés avec quelques petites taches et salissures sans gravité, bel état intérieur sans aucune rousseur. Très belle impression en gros caractères, avec les touchantes photographies de Gervais-Courtellemont superbement reproduites et fondues dans le texte. Depuis la vignette de titre jusqu'aux bandeaux et lettrines, en passant par les photographies des Parisiens à la pêche et le spectacle des rues, un album débordant de charme et de poésie. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        STIKHOTVORENIJA

      Moscow, 1896. - Cloth. original wrappers. Fragile paper. Yudin/Congress. Not in Kilgour.( Russian ) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        THE HERMIT OF SISKIYOU, or THE TWICE-OLD MAN

      Crescent City, CA: Office of Crescent City, 1896. First edition. Hard Cover. Good +. 12mo. Original light grey stamped cloth with gilt title. Cloth rubbing, Front hinge started. Front endpaper chipped at corner. Rear endpaper missing. Overall all good, sound example. This 19th-century Northern California imprint is a long doggerel poem, but with one very interesting feature: it is the first mention in book form of the legend of the Big Foot (Sasquatch): "You have seen and heard the story, too, / Of how, upon Mount Siskiyou / Was seen an ape, or spook, or tramp / In region near the happy camp some years gone by— / That was of stature taller than / The ordinary height of man / Who fed on berries, roots and grouse, / And from whose eye / There gleamed the fierceness of the beast..." (37). The appendix reprints a newspaper account of the Bigfoot sighting, possibly the only place this account survives (we find no holdings anywhere). Only an 1884 Canadian newspaper account of Sasquatch precedes. According to census records, Musick (1844-1919) was a miner. Interestingly, his daughter Irene is listed as a printer. OCLC locates about 20 copies, almost all on the west coast, but rare in trade.

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        Naturgeschichte der Vögel Mitteleuropas. 3. Aufl. (= Jubiläums-PRACHTAUSGABE), Hrsg. von Carl R. Hennicke.

      Gera-Untermhaus, Köhler, 1896-1905. - Folio (ca. 40 x 30 cm). Zusammen über 4.100 S. u. 449 Tafeln, 439 davon in Farbe (Chromolithographie). Schöne Pracht-Ausgabe dieses Grundlagenwerks von Johann Andreas Naumann in Halbleder. - Nur 2 Bände sind stärker beschädigt. Die 449 Tafeln sind (bis auf nur eine, die Tafel 1 in Bd. VI) alle sehr gut erhalten. Die meisten Tafeln haben noch das Schutzpapier eingelegt. Nur wenige Farbtafeln sind am vom Schutzpapier nicht bedeckten weißen Rand ganz minimal gebräunt. - Die Abbildungen selbst sind immer sehr schön. Der kräftige Farbauftrag bei den Lithographien macht jede der 439 Farbtafeln zu einem Gemälde. - // - Eine DETAILLIERTE BESCHREIBUNG (Inhalt, einzelne Seitenzahlen, Abbildungen, Zustand) der einzelnen Bände sende ich jederzeit GERNE UND für Sie völlig UNVERBINDLICH. - // - DABEI: 3 Verlagsveröffentlichungen: 1) Werbung vom Ende September 1903 (8°. 1 Bl.) für Subskribenten, die darauf hinweist, dass seine "Hoheit der Herzog Friedrich von Anhalt die Widmung der Jubiläums-Prachtausgabe gnädigst angenommen hat!" die Käufer werden um Einsendungen ihrer Daten an den Verlag gebeten, damit sie am Schluss des 1. Bandes [diese erschien 1904 als letzter der 12 Bände] richtig genannt werden. // 2) Vorläufige "Erste Liste der Empfänger des Neuen Naumann, wie die ornithologische Welt die Jubiläums-Prachtausgabe [das ist unsere Ausgabe] in 150 Lieferungen à 1 M. getauft hat!" (2°. 1 Bl., 2 S.) // 3) Werbung für ein ornithologisches Werk von W. Schlüter (Halle), dass ab 1905 in Lieferungen erscheinen soll. Es ist als Ergänzung des "Neuen Naumann" gedacht. (4°. 1 Bl.) - Nur dieser Werbezettel ist etwas fleckig u. mit kleinem Einriss, die anderen Beilagen sind sehr gut. - Wegen Übergewicht bei VERSAND ins AUSLAND bitte Porto erfragen (in D kostenlos). Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 30550 OHLdr. mit Lederecken. Mit goldgeprägt. Titel u. Bandzahl a. Rücken. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Badende Jungen (Badende Knaben, Boys Bathing). Original-Radierung von Max Liebermann.

      . Motivgröße 23,7 x 29,3 cm. Blattformat 31 x 40,5 cm. Die Radierung ist typographisch im unteren linken Rand bezeichnet mit: "Original-Radierung von Max Liebermann". Gedruckter Titel mittig unterhalb der Radierung ", Badende Jungen". Im rechten unteren Plattenrand mit Druckvermerk "Druck der Gesellschaft für vervielfältigende Kunst in Wien". Die Radierung erschien in "Die Graphischen Künste" Jahrgang XX Heft 1 von 1896. Verso mit Montagespuren. Vorderseite mit dem angeklebten Original-Seidenpapier zum Schutz der Graphik. Blattränder minimal nachgedunkelt, sonst sehr guter Zustand.. Max Liebermann (Berlin 1847 - 1935 Berlin). Werkverzeichnis Schiefler 43/II/b/2

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        Original Watercolour View of Florence, Titled]: San Miniato and Porta St. Nicholo - Florence. March 1896.

      1896 - March 1896. Watercolour and pencil on paper, ca. 25x35,5 cm (10x14 in). Mounted on cardboard, with a manuscript caption on the lower margin. A very good bright watercolour. This attractive watercolour view of Florence shows the embankment of the Arno with the medieval city gate Porta San Niccolo in the centre and the famous staircase leading to the basilica of San Miniato al Monte. The scene shows people and carriages crossing the central square where the gate stands (modern Piazza Giuseppe Poggi), several fishermen working on the low bank of the Arno; with distant city hills covered with cypresses and houses, and the silhouettes of the Apenninesto in the background. "Built in the 1320s, the best preserved of the city's medieval gates still stands sentinel on the banks of the Arno. Behind it, a monumental staircase designed by Giuseppe Poggi winds its way up towards Chiesa di San Miniato al Monte" (Lonely Planet about Porta San Niccolo). "San Miniato al Monte (St. Minias on the Mountain) is a basilica in Florence, central Italy, standing atop one of the highest points in the city. It has been described as one of the finest Romanesque structures in Tuscany and one of the most beautiful churches in Italy" (Wikipedia). The artist, George Huntley Gordon, an officer of the British Indian Army and a participant of the First Mahsud or Waziri Expedition on the North-West Frontier (1860).

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        ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION (37 VOLUMES RANGING FROM 1896 THRU 1957) (YEARS INCLUDE 1896, 1903, 1909, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1956, 1957)

      Smithsonian Institution. Very Good; ***SALE. The price of this item has been temporarily reduced by . 30%. Sale price ends soon!***. 1896-1957. Hardcover. 37 volumes include 1896, 1903 (2) , 1909, 1916, 1917, 1918 (2) , 1919, 1920, 1921 (2) , 1923 (2) , 1924 (2) , 1925 (2) , 1926 (3) , 1927 (2) , 1941, 1942, 1943, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1956, 1957. Green cloth covers have light wear to corners and caps. A couple of the oldest volumes have heavy wear Boards and spines are straight. Bindings are tight. Pages clean and in very good condition. .

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        Framed Display! Napoleon and his army in 1800 at the foot of the Alps! Superb Pellerin Imagerie d? Épinal brilliantly hand painted woodcut of ?Passage du Mont Saint-Bernard?

      n.p., c. 1896 "?Passage du Mont Saint-Bernard? pochoir, 21.5? x 17? overall, image 20? x 12.5?. Framed to 28.5? x 24.5?. Pochoir is a refined stencil-based technique employed to create prints or to add color to pre-existing prints. It was most popular from the late 19th century. The pochoir process, characterized by its crisp lines and brilliant colors, produces images that have a freshly printed or wet appearance. Frame needs touching up; print in apparent fine condition. Lengthy caption in French. In part, ?May 17, 1800 BONAPARTE, Commander-in-Chief of the French army, arrived at the foot of the Alps. the vanguard, commanded by general Lannes, and soon after the bulk of the army starts moving ...?"

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Yokosuga, "An Bord Kreuzer Matsushima", 25. XI. 1896.. 3 SS. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo.. An den namentlich nicht genannten Musikkritiker und Schriftsteller Ludwig Rellstab (1799-1860): "Meinen besten Dank für Ihren Schreiben [!] vom 16. Oktober 96 aus Kiel, den [!] ich eben erhielt, hat mich sehr erfreut. Zugleich danke ich für Ihren [!] Gratulation zu meinem Geburtstage. In Ihrem Briefe, höre ich, daß Sie eine neue Wohnung gemiethet habe[n], wird wahrscheinlich hübsch sein [...] Bei uns ist es nichts besonders neues, aber Pr[inz?] Yamashina ist neulich Kapitän-Leutnant geworden! [...] Morgen gehen Wir nach Shinagowa [...] Dann gehen wir nach Etosin[?] wo unsere Marine Schule ist [...] Bitten [!] glüsen [!] Sie Ihren [!] Frau Gemahlin und Söhne von mir [...]". - Ludwig Rellstab hatte auf ausgedehnten Studienreisen Goethe, Jean Paul, August Wilhelm Schlegel, E. M. Arndt, J. P. Hebel und Beethoven aufgesucht, war 1825 nach Berlin zurückgekehrt und betätigte sich als Schriftsteller, Librettist (u. a. "Dido", Musik von Bernhard Klein, Uraufführung 1823), Übersetzer und Kritiker und zählte als erster ständiger Musik- und Opernreferent der "Vossischen Zeitung" von 1826 bis 48 zu den einflußreichsten Kritikern Berlins. Auf ihn zurück geht die Namensgebung "Mondscheinsonate" für Beethovens Klaviersonate op. 27; einige seiner Gedichte wurden von Franz Schubert vertont (darunter etwa "Leise flehen meine Lieder").

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        NOTES SUR LA PHOTOGRAPHIE ARTISTIQUE .- LES MAITRES DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE ( 2 Ouvrages )

      Gauthier - Villars.- / Simonis Empis , Éditeur, Paris - 1896 - NOTES SUR LA PHOTOGRAPHIE ARTISTIQUE . texte et illustrations par C. Puyo.- 1896 - Illustré .- Avec 11 planches .- 50 pp avec illustrations in texte .- Couvertures conservées . LES MAÎTRES DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE .- Simonis Empis Editeur .- Avec 29 gravures par Bergon , Bucquet , Demachy , Le Begue , Lemoine et Puyo.-. Impressions de Dreger Frères.- Edition limité , exemplaire sur papier Couche .-Couverture conservée .- Demi maroquin bleu à coins , dos lisse orné , filets sur les plats , tête dorée .- Couvertures illustrées conservées .-infimes rousseurs marginales .- Très bel exemplaire . very fine .- Size: In 4to [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

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

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        Pasteur. Histoire d'un Esprit [ Livre dédicacé par l’auteur ]

      Imprimerie Charaire et Cie 1896 - E.O. 1 vol. grand in-8 relié demi-chagrin maroquin havane, dos à 5 nerfs dorés, double filet doré en mors et coins, couv. cons., Imprimerie Charaire et Cie, Sceaux, 1896, 400 pp. Edition originale enrichie d'un envoi de l'auteur. Bon exemplaire (petits frott. et qq. rouss.) de cette oeuvre classique sur l'oeuvre de Pasteur, écrit et dédicacé par son successeur à la tête de l'Institut Pasteur en 1895. "Although also virtually devoid of scholarly apparatus, this book provides a lucidly brilliant and critical analysis of Pasteur's work by one of his most celebrated students. Illuminated by a prescient historiography, it remains one of the most impressive and perceptvie books ever written on the development of a scientist's thought" (DSB, X, 414) Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Tares & poisons. Perversion et perversité sexuelles

      Paris: Georges Carré, 1896. ril mezza pelle (half-leather binding). Molto buono (Very Good). 8vo. Une enquete médicale sur l'inversion. Notes et documents. Le roman d'un inverti-né. Le procés Wilde. La guérison et la prophylaxie de l'inversion par le Dr Laupts. Préface par Emile Zola Dorso con nervi e titolo inciso Piccole abrasioni al risguardo per asportazione di ex libris. Buon esemplare, dagli interni ottimi, con normale patina del tempo

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        Signed Thackeray letter (ALS) with Notes for Speech at Dinner October 11, 1855 by W.M. Thackeray on Eve of His Departure to America

      Private Philadelphia, PA 1896 - First Edition. Signed by Author, Very Good/ No Jacket as Issued, Original Boards. This is an extraordinarily rare offering. The book itself was rare at the moment that it was printed in 1896. There were only forty copies privately printed. The book is in its original boards which show general aging. The front pastedown of the book has two plates attached. One for the Zamorano Club in Los Angeles California and one ownership plate for a William F. Gable. This book also contains a letter to actor William Macready who was a friend of Thackerays. The occasion of Mr. Thackeray heading for America germinated this literary gathering and dinner. Charles Dickens was the "Chairman" of the meeting. There were sixty places set and exactly sixty people sat down. They were the literary society of England at that time and this publication is important not just literarily but historically. First, The Book: As mentioned above the book is in drab tan and offwhite boards. It is unpaginated and full quarto in size. Every single page has a protective guard that is full size and is heavier than normal tissue guards. They are just a lighter paper stock than the text itself. The book shows external aging with some soiling. The lettering on the spine is still present and readable and the spine shows wear as well. The textblock is very clean and there is no foxing. There is a small fully closed tear to the ffep of about 1 1/2". The presentation case is custom designed and executed for this particular copy of the book. Remember there were only forty copies. The case is made of the highest quality red leather and it is lined with silk moire. There is 23kt gold lettering on the case and the sole detraction of the case is a slight dime-sized depression just over the word "notes" on the front of the case. The case is full clamshell and will protect this fine offering for generations. This book comes with a letter that was personally written and signed by Thackeray. It is in very fine condition and was written in Edinburgh, Scotland. Thackeray had two handwritings over the course of his life. He had a sloping hand which is very well seen in the body of the letter. He also had an "upright" hand which we can see in in his writing of the address. So in this one example we have samples of both of this author's different styles of penmanship. The content of the note is a very courteous decline of an invitation from a friend in Scotland. Basically he says that he is running out of time in that country and otherwise he would find it very pleasurable to accept the invitation. It is a very, very fine example of a hand-penned letter by a great Victorian novelist. I apologize for the length of this description but there was a lot to tell you about. Please do not hesitate to contact me with questions regarding this beautiful Antiquarian offering. We are pleased to send pictures on request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Shapes in the Fire

      John Lane, London 1896 - First British Edition, First Issue, with catalog at rear dated 1896. In light brown decorative cloth boards, spine titles gilt, red decorations and title front board and red key decoration spine and rear board along with 1896 date. Pagination error on title page, 26 pages of ads at rear. A Very Good copy. Small booksellers sticker bottom edge rear pastedown, that of J.L. McCallum, Surrey. About 1/4" of cloth loss at head of spine, not affecting title. Contents are clean, tight, and free of any foxing whatsoever. Edges of pages just starting to brown SCARCE in the true British First Edition and in quite collectible condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama [Complete (8) Volume Set]

      Selmar Hess, New York, New York, U.S.A. 1896 - Complete (8) Volume Set. 1896. Book description: 1/4 dark brown leather hardbound and corner caps, brown pebble grain faux leather boards, gilt title over ribbed spine cover and front boards, volume number and alphabetical listing at heel of each volume, full red tinted leaf edges, color and black/white plates with captioned tissue guards. Dimensions: 11 3/4"x 9 1/2"x 1 1/8" each volume. Book condition: Very good; rubbing of book extremities and minor board surface scratches, strong square spines and hinges, sunned upper leaf edge, clean bright illustration and text pages. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Marie Corelli : works [18-volume set]

      London : Methuen, 1896-1908, 1896, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, Various editionsVery good copies bound in contemporary 1/2 red leather over marbled boards. Gilt-blocked leather labels to spines, with raised bands and spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. All edges marbled; marbled endpapers. Spine covers sun-toned. Spine bands and panel edges slightly dust-toned and rubbed as with age. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedowns. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; Description: 18v. ; 19cm. Summary: Set of 17 volumes of Marie Corelli's novels and 1 volume of short stories. Contents: [1] Cameo : short stories (1st collected ed., 1896) --[2] The soul of Lilith (1897, 9th ed.) --[3] Ziska (1897, 1st ed.) --[4] The murder of Delicia (1899, new and cheaper ed.) --[5] A Romance of Two Worlds (1899, 19th ed.) --[6] The Sorrows of Satan (1899, 40th ed.) --[7] Wormwood: A Drama of Paris (1900, 10th ed.) --[8] Thelma (1900, 23rd edition) --[9] Vendetta (1900, 16th ed.) --[10] Barabbas (1900, 35th ed.) --[11] The Master-Christian (1900, 1st ed.) --[12] The mighty atom (95th thousand) --[13] Ardath (1900, 12th ed.) --[14] Temporal power (1902, 1st ed.) --[15] The tresure of heaven (1907, 4th impression) --[16] Boy: a sketch (1907, 10th ed.) --[17] Holy orders (1908, 1st ed.) --[18] God's good man (1908, 13th ed.). Subjects: Marie Corelli -- Collected works -- English novels -- English literature -- English fiction.

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        Men and Women of the Century - Being A Collection of Portraits and Sketches By Mr. Rudolph Lehmann

      George Bell & Sons, London, England, 1896, Hard Cover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, LimitedW. Y. F. F. 1897, printed to front. This edition consists of 500 copies. 78 photogravure plates. List of portraits from Church and State; Literature and Drama; Science; Painting and Sculpture; Music. Reproduced and printed by the Swan Engraving Company, London. Introduction by H.C. Marillier. Red cloth rubbed and marked. Gilt page edges. Frontispiece and tissue guard loose along with first 10 portraits have separated in one bulk section. Foxing to endpapers. Previous owners name on front blank endpaper dated 1898. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Rare & Collectible::Rare & Collectible; Antiques & Collectables; Art. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 146949.

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        IN THE DORIAN MOOD

      John Lane, London 1896 - Spine darkened but clear with tiny tear in cloth at top, corners slightly rubbed, four small scuff marks on front board [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Through the Subarctic Forest. A Record of a Canoe Journey from Fort Wrangel to the Pelly Lakes and down the Yukon River to the Behring Sea.

      London / New York, Edward Arnold, 1896,. in-8vo, frontispiece + XIV + 295 p. + 16 p. (catalogue), illustrated + 2 folding maps, small legacy stamp 'Guggisberg', original publisher's brown pictorial clothbound, light wear at spine ends and corners. Fine copy.. Warburton Pike (1861-1915) was a British explorer of British Columbia and the Canadian Arctic.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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