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        Recherches sur les différentes variétés du carbone.

      Paris, Gauthier-Villars 1896 - In-8. Collation : (4), 152 pp. Broché, couverture imprimée. "A landmark publication" (Sikankas). Première édition, un tiré à part des Annales de chimie et de physique. Trois mémoires : carbone amorphe, graphite, diamant. Ce dernier mémoire, (pp. 60 et suivantes) est la première description, sous forme d'un livre, de ces travaux sur la (supposée) production de diamants artificiels d'Henri Moissan (1852-1907). Il obtint le prix Nobel de chimie en 1906. Illustré par 32 figures dans le texte. Bel exemplaire, non coupé. "The present work is the first in book form to detail Moissan's experiments and apparatus which led to his supposed synthesis." Sikankas, Gemology 4524. // You can browse all my books on [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hugues de Latude]
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        Nur für brave Kinder. Ein Verwandlungsbilderbuch mit 12 feinen Farbendruckbildern

      Esslingen bei Stuttgart J. F. Schreiber, (1896).. 4to. Illustr. OHLwd. 7 unn. Bl.. Von den vier von Meggendorfer geschaffenen Verwandlungsbüchern mit Jalousiemechanismus gehört das vorliegende Buch zu den schönsten. Einbd. etw. fingerfleckig u. angestaubt; Kanten etw. bestoß.; durchgängig gering fingerfleck.; das erste Verwandlungsbild im Außenbereich m. kleiner Fehlstelle u. mehrfach mit durchsichtigem Klebeband versehen, aber funktionsfähig. Beim dritten Verwandlungsbild fehlt ein Streifen, deshalb nicht voll funktionsfähig. Trotz dieser Mängel ein noch gut erhaltenes Kinderbuch. Wir blättern Ihnen das Buch auf unserer Internetseite auf.

      [Bookseller: Magdeburger Antiquariat]
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        Stories from Homer

      London - Seeley and Co., 1896. London - Seeley and Co., 1896 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A handsome copy of Alfred John Church's Stories from Homer. Church (29 January 1829 27 April 1912) was an English classical scholar. He wrote a number of stories in English re-telling classical tales and legends for young people, narrating the stories of not only Homer but Livy, Virgil, Herodotusand many others. With a number of delightful colour illustrations from Flaxman's designs. In a Bickers binding. Condition: In a full calf binding. Externally, smart with some marks - possibly from past leather creaming - to boards and some light wear to extremities. Spine faded. Hinges strained. Internally, firmly bound. Very bright and clean with spotting to rear endpapers only. Neat inscription and binder's stamp to recto of front free endpaper. Overall: VERY GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Eigenh. Visitenkarte mit U.

      Copenhagen, 2. V. 1896.. 1 S. Visitkartenformat.. An einen Mr. Chappel: "May I take the liberty of introducing to you the excellent Violoncellist Mr. Henry Bramsen. I hope you will enjoy his playing in the 'pops' [...]". - In violetter Tinte auf der Rückseite seiner Visitenkarte.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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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. Dublin : By Authority, Alex. Thom & Co,, 1896. 1st Edition. Fair 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. . 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.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Birket Foster's Pictures ofEnglish Landscape

      London - George Routledge and Sons, 1896. London - George Routledge and Sons, 1896 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A limited India Proof Edition, number 155 of 1000,of Pictures of English Landscape by Birket Foster, with thirtyengraved plates by the Brothers Dalziel with Pictures in Words by Tom Taylor. With a preface to this edition by the Dalziel Brothers and to the original edition by Tom Taylor. Myles Birket Foster (1825- 1899) was a popular English illustrator, watercolour artist and engraver in the Victorian period. The Brothers Dalziel were a highly productive firm of Victorian engravers founded in 1839 by George Dalziel (1815-1902) and his brother Edward Dalziel (1817-1905). They worked with many important Victorian artists including John Gilbert, William Holman Hunt, John Everett Millais, Dante Gabriel Rossetti and James McNeill Whistler. Until the advent of photo-mechanical processes c1880, they were pre-eminent in their trade. Tom Taylor (1817 - 1880) was an English dramatist, critic, biographer, public servant, and editor of Punch magazine. He wrote about one hundred plays during his career, including Our American Cousin (1858), famous as the play which was being performed in the presence of American President Abraham Lincoln when he was assassinated in 1865. Previous owner's ink inscription to front free endpaper. Condition: In a decorative paper vellum binding. Externally, generally smart but with slight wear to extremities andmarks to boards. Front joint starting very slightly. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and generally clean throughoutbut with occasional slightfoxing, in particular to endpapers and handling marksmostlyto text block edge. Overall: VERY GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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      London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co., Limited, 1896. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co., Limited,, 1896. Seven Legends of Lower Redemption. WIth insets in verse by Laurence Housman. Octavo. Original olive buckram, titles and decoration gilt to spine and front board, fore-edge and bottom edge untrimmed. Engraved frontispiece, decorated title page, and illustrated plates by Housman. Fading to spine and around board edges, nicks to tips, mild toning to endpapers, one plate loose, a very good copy. First edition, first impression. E. Nesbit's copy, inscribed to her by Housman on the first blank, "To [four-leaf clover drawing] (E Nesbit), from her entirely friendly LH. Dec: 10th 1896". This lovely presentation copy also bears Nesbit's bookplate, illustrated by Housman himself, attesting to their close friendship. Laurence Housman (1865-1959, brother of A. E. Housman) has been noted as a significant literary influence on Nesbit, since she often drew upon his imagination in developing plots - Nesbit's The Phoenix and the Carpet (1904), for example, is Housman's invention. This beautifully produced collection of Biblical and mythological retellings in verse and prose, engagingly illustrated, is a very early Housman work, published at the height of his career as a book illustrator and children's book author, though he would later turn his hand to a diverse range of projects, including novels, controversial plays, poetry, and political pamphlets. He, like Nesbit, was a committed socialist, as well as a pacifist and founding member of the Men's League for Woman's Suffrage. A lovely association.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        "Triest" originales Ölgemälde auf Leinwand ca. 50x60cm; unten links signiert; verso auf dem Keilrahmen mit Galerieaufkleber, dort bezeichnet, betitelt und datiert "1924" [Maße im farblich abgestimmten Rahmen 62x72,5cm.]

      . Raoul Frank studierte bei Gustav Schönleber an der Akademie in Karlsruhe. Er war Professor an der Münchner Akademie und Mitglied der 1896 gegründeten Künstlervereinigung Luitpold-Gruppe. Wie das stimmungsvolle Bild beweist, verstand sich Frank meisterhaft auf die Darstellung bewegten Wassers..

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Niederbayern]
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        A Knight of the White Cross: A Tale of the Siege of Rhodes

      London - Blackie and Son, Limited, 1896. London - Blackie and Son, Limited, 1896 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A Knight of the White Cross: A Tale of the Siege of Rhodes is a novel by George Alfred Henty. With twelve plates by Alfred Peacock and a plan. First edition. George Alfred Henty (1832 - 1902), was a prolific English novelist and a special correspondent. is best known for his historical adventure stories that were popular in the late 19th century. Previous owner's ink inscription dated 1896 to half title. Condition: In an illustrated cloth binding. Externally, generally smart but with slight wear to extremities and occasional marks to boards. Internally, generally firmly bound although binding strained in places. Bright but with slight scattered foxing and the occasional slight closed tear. Overall: GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Geist und Stoff im Kriege. Erster Theil (mehr nicht erschienen): Das Achtzehnte Jahrhundert. Unter Benutzung handschriftlicher Quellen; XXI+625 Seiten mit einem Plan im Text (S.282), einer ausfaltbaren Tabelle und 6 Skizzen auf einem ausfaltbaren Plan;

      . originaler, grüner goldgeprägter Pappband (23x16cm) Wilhelm Braunmüller Wien & Leipzig 1896 [Der viel beachtete, zitierte und äußerst seltene Band in guter Erhaltung, lediglich Ecken und Kanten etwas bestoßen und einige Seiten etwasstockfleckig.].

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Niederbayern]
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        The Liberal Magazine: A Periodical for the Use of Liberal Speakers and Canvassers

      02 - London - Liberal PublicationDepartment, 1896. 02 - London - Liberal PublicationDepartment, 1896 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Five volumes of the Liberal Magazine at the turn of the century, 'forming a political record' for each year. Volumes III, IV, V, VI and IX only. Covers the years 1895, 1896, 1897, 1898 and 1901. Binder's labels of Spink and Thackray, Leeds, to front pastedowns. Decorative engravings to the title of each number. 'Published under the direction of the Liberal Publication Department. Chairman - Augustine Birrell'. Each number contains: announcements, the diary of the month, notes and figures, points from the papers, government blue books and returns, answer to correspondents, new publications, and the magazines. The National Liberal Federation (18771936) was the union of all English and Welsh (but not Scottish) Liberal Associations. It held an annual conference which was regarded as being representative of the opinion of the partys rank and file and was broadly the equivalent of a present-day party conference. The task of the NLF was to form new Liberal Associations based on popular representation. The NLF did try to produce some political literature early in its history but in 1887 the NLF and LCA collaborated in the establishment of the new Liberal Publications Department and these three organisations then worked closely together at the administrative heart of the party. Condition: In cloth bindings with leather spine labels. Externally very good, very little shelfwear, one or two marks. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and clean throughout. Several ink library stamps throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        The Young Voyageursor, The Boy Hunters in the North

      New York and London - G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1896. New York and London - G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1896 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A beautifully illustrated edition of this victorian adventure novel. Nimrod edition. Illustrated throughout and featuring a frontispiece. Thomas Mayne Reidwas a Scots-Irish American novelist, specialising in adventure novels which were particularly popular with young boys. Condition: Rebound in a half calf binding with marbled boards and gilt lettering to the spine. Externally, sound, but with light rubbing to the boards, and minor wear to extremities. Internally, firmly bound, extremely bright and clean, with many unclipped pages. Overall: VERY GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        The Boy Hunters

      New York - G. P. Putnams, 1896. New York - G. P. Putnams, 1896 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An adventure story from Irish author Maybe Reid. Nimrod edition. Illustrated throughout with numerous engraved plates. Condition: In a half-calf binding with marbled boards. Externaly sound, though rubbed, with some dampstaining. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are quite bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Annals Of Cricket. A Record Of The Game Compiled From Authentic Sources, And My Own Experiences During The Last Twenty-three Years

      Sampson Low, Marston 1896 - The author played for Surrey from 1873 to 1897. In 1888 he scored 338 against Oxford University, at the time the second highest first-class score ever made. He was a member of the sides that won the County Championship in 1890-2, 1894 and 1895 and captained England in two Test matches. This book is a major source of material for anyone interesting in the county game during the latter part of the 19th century, with good chapters also on Hambledon, club cricket in Surrey, early matches at Lord's, gambling, public school cricket, and much more. First Edition. Large 8vo. 268pp. Photographic frontispiece (tissue-guard), 23 plates, text illlusts. Original quarter vellum over dark green boards, gilt title to spine. Contents on hand-made paper, rough edges. Top edge gilt. A very good copy. No.129 in the deluxe edition of 250 copies.  [Padwick, 911]

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        The Fiddler of Carne. A North Sea Winter's Tale

      Edinburgh: Patrick Geddes & Colleagues, 1896. Edinburgh: Patrick Geddes & Colleagues,, 1896. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine and front board in black, top edge green, other edges uncut, patterned endpapers. With the dust jacket. Neat gift inscription to half-title dated 1921. Prelims a little finger-marked. An excellent copy in a bright jacket with one tiny closed tear a few faint marks to the rear panel. First edition, first impression, of the author's third book. Ernest Rhys (1859–1946) gave up his job as an engineer in the coal industry to become a writer. He soon became a well-known figure on the London literary scene and founded the Rhymers' Club, which met in a room above Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese in Fleet Street. J. M. Dent's Everyman collection was his idea. He intended it to be "a collection of the great literatures, beginning with the English, so co-ordinated that if its readers began with one creative book, they would want another and another till the great public had the world literature within its grasp".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Livets Spil. Orig. udgave.

      . Kbhvn. 1896. 201 s. Orig. komp. hellaerred. Meget velholdt ekspl..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        John Gabriel Borkman.

      . Skuespil i fire Akter. Orig. udg./ 1st edit. Kbhvn. 1896. 245 s. Orig. komp. hellrd. med tresidet guldsnit. Publisher's pictorial cloth, all edges gilt. A nice copy..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Bibliographica: Papers on Books, Their History and Art. In two volumes

      97 - London - Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Company, 1896. 97 - London - Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Company, 1896 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. Volumes II and III of this beautifully illustrated late nineteenth-century history of books. First Edition. Volumes II and III from a three volume set. Each volume contains four parts, volume II (parts V-VIII) and volume III (parts IX-XII). Volume II features a tissue-guarded coloured frontispiece. Volume II and III both contain 21 plates, several of which are in colour. With numerousillustrations in the text. The original paper wraps for each part have been bound in at the rear of each volume. Condition: In cloth bindings. Externally, smart with just some shelfwear and sunning to the spines. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and clean with just the odd spot or mark. Ex Nottingham Public Library copy, with an institutional label to the front pastedown of volume II (and a torn label to volume III) and stamps to several pages including the plates. Previous repair to a tear down one of the paper wraps of volume II. Overall: VERY GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Meyers Konversations- Lexikon. 5. Aufl. 21 Bde. 1896-1897. Ein Nachschlagewerk des allgemeinen Wissens.

      Erschienen in Leipzig und Wien bei: Bibliographisches Institut, in den Jahren 1896 bis 1901.. Fünfte, gänzlich umgearbeitete Auflage. Neuer Abdruck in 21 Bänden, (17 Bde und 4 Supplement- Bände) Siehe Bibliotheca Lexicorum Seite 377 Nr. 429 und Sarkowski: Verlagsgeschichte und Bibliographie Seite 234 a Große Ausgaben Nr. 2. Insgesamt mit mehr als 10.500 Abbildungen im Text und auf 1088 Bildertafeln, Karten und Plänen. In den 17 Hauptbänden finden sich 1000.000 Stichworte, 10.5000 Abbildungen, 1088 Tafeln, davon 164 Farbtafeln und 286 Karten, sowie 120 Textbeilagen. Band 18: Ergänzungen, Nachträge und Registerband mit 580 Abbildungen, Karten und Plänen im Text und auf 56 Tafeln, darunter 10 Farbtafeln und 7 Karten und 4 Text Beilagen. Band 19: Erster Jahressupplementband mit 29 Tafeln. Band 20: Zweiter Supplementband und Band 21: Dritter Jahres- Supplementband und Register. Gr.8°(Groß-Oktav-Format bis 25cm). Dunkelbraune Original- Halblederband mit ganzflächiger, ornamentaler Vergoldung aus der Gründerzeit, dunkelgrünes Bezugsleinen mit Blindprägungen und Lederecken, signierte Ausgabe am unteren Kapital: Bial & Freund, Buchhandlung, Breslau, Wien und Budapest.. Inhalt: Die 21 Bände des Gesamtwerkes bestehen aus 17 Bände von A-Z und 4 Ergänzungsbände. Band 18 enthält neben Ergänzungen und Nachträgen einige sehr interessante Beiträge, u. a. ein Pseudonymen- Verzeichnis, sowie ein alphabetisches Verzeichnis neuerer Romane, außerdem ein viel zu wenig beachtetes, aber aufschlussreiches Haupt- Register von wichtigsten Namen und Gegenständen, die keine selbständigen Artikel bilden, aber in anderen Artikeln erwähnt und beschreiben sind. Der 21. Band oder 4. Ergänzungsband enthält drei Jahres- Supplemente mit einem Gesamtverzeichnis aller der in den Supplementbänden enthaltenen Artikeln und ist eine recht brauchbare Einrichtung, die der späteren 6. Auflage fehlt. Zustand: Einbände leicht berieben und angestaubt, Rücken teilweise leicht eingerissen, Kanten und Ecken etwas bestoßen, Vorsatz bei einigen Bänden fleckig, insgesamt tadellos erhalten, Lithographien komplett, alle Tafeln vorhanden, die Bücher wurden pfleglich behandelt.

      [Bookseller: Galerie-Antiquariat Schlegl]
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        Meyers Konversations-Lexikon 5.Auflage Goldschnitt, 17 Bände - Exemplar 1

      Leipzig und Wien, Bibliographisches Institut, 1896-1897 (Neuer Abdruck). Prachtausgabe der Buchhandlung F. Schvenemann, Berlin. Meyers Konversations-Lexikon. Ein Nachschlagewerk des allgemeinen Wissens. Fünfte gänzlich neubearbeitete Auflage. 17 Bände (A-Z komplett). Eine der beeindruckensten Einbandgestaltungen der 5.Auflage, welche die als "Luxus-Ausgabe" deklarierte Einbandvariante noch übertrifft. Original-Halbledereinbände mit Goldprägungen, dreiseitiger Rundum-Goldschnitt, illustrierte Vorsätze. Lexikonformat ca. 25 x 17 cm * Exemplar 1: Die Bücher sind an den Rücken, Außengelenken & Kanten berieben; die Lederecken beschabt (siehe Originalbilder 1-10 in der Galerie). Der Gold- bzw. Buchschnitt ist gut erhalten. Sechs Deckel mit auffälligeren Gebrauchsspuren, dabei zwei hervorstechend (dunkler bzw. fleckig, Letzterer s. Bild 10), eine Deckelkante ein Stück stärker berieben. Bei fünf Bänden Einrisse am Außengelenk bzw. Buchrücken; vier Bände mit Fehlstellen an der oberen Rückenkante. Die unteren Rückenschilder verblasst, insgesamt aber sehr einheitlich. Innen sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar, sauber, kein unangenehmer Geruch, keine fehlenden oder eingerissenen Seiten. Nur ganz vereinzelt fleckig, hauptsächlich auf den vorderen oder hinteren Seiten; einige Seiten etwas braunrandig. Karten & Abbildungen in ausgezeichnetem Zustand; nur eine Tafel hat eine kleine Beschädigung.. Zusätzliche Bilder & ausführlichere Informationen zu dieser Ausgabe finden Sie auf unserem eigenen Internetauftritt - Kategorie: Jahrhundertwende von 1880 bis 1945 > Meyers Konversations-Lexikon 5.Auflage

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        The Book Lovers' Classics

      - London- Bliss Sands and Foster, 1896. - London- Bliss Sands and Foster, 1896 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. Three classic novels, forming part of the Book Lovers' Classics collection. Containing:Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World in Four Parts by Lemuel Guilliver by Jonathan Swift (1896) (Reprint of the first edition)The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith (1896) (Reprint of the firstMulreadyedition)A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy by Laurence Sterne (1897) (reprint of the 1768 first edition). The Vicar of Wakefield is illustrated with thirty-two illustrations by William Mulready, whilst A Sentimental Journey is illustrated throughout by T. H. Robinson. Condition: In green cloth bindings. Externally, quite smart, though with some light bumping and sunning to the spines. Internally, generally firmly bound. Hinges are slightly strained. Pages are bright and generally clean, though with some foxing to the endpapers and the occasional handling mark. The pages of Gulliver's Travels are slightly age-toned. Overall: VERYGOOD..

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        The Works of Honore de Balzac

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1896.. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1896. Octavo, 40 volumes. The Hanska edition, one of 1,000 numbered sets. Three quarters red leather, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, top edge gilt, gilt ruled to the front and rear panel. Marbled endpapers, satin bookmarks bound in to each volume. Illustrated by various artists. In very good condition. An attractive set. One of the great novelists of all literature… Balzac's genius consists in his dynamic, unflagging, creative vigour; his superabundant imagination… his masterly portrayal of passions and his grasp of such widely differing subjects" (Harvey & Heseltine, 44-45).

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        The Works of Bret Harte (Autograph Edition) (19 Vols.)

      Bostgon, MA: Houghton, Mifflin, 1896. Bostgon, MA: Houghton, Mifflin, 1896. Limited Edution. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed by Author. Complete 19 vol. Autograph Edition. Copy No. 41 of 350 copies. Features matching grey-green cloth covered boards with black lettering on tan paste down along spine. Some shelfwear; spines sunned. Bindings tight and square; contents pristine except for owner bookplates on front inside covers. Deckled fore edges. No jackets. SIGNED BY BRET HARTE in Vol. I. dated September 1896. Features illustrations by 29 famous artist including one or more signed by Frederic Remington, J. M Flagg, E. Boyd Smith, Guy Rose, B. West Clinedinst, Mary Hallock Foote, Alice Barber Stephens, W. L Taylor, Otto H. Bacher, M.J. Burns, Malcolm Fraser, T de Thulstrup, Frederick Dielman, Orsin Lowell, Eric Pope, Ethel L. Brown, Arthur Keller, Frederick McCormick, Frank Merrill, Authur R. Keller, Thomas Fogarty. Volumes consist of: Vol. I “The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Tales" (444 pp); Vol. II "Tales of the Argonauts" (440 pp); Vol. III "The Story of a Mine and Other Tales" (430pp); Vol. IV "In the Carquinez Woods and Other Tales" (460pp); Vol V: "Maruja and Other Tales" (482 pp); Vol. VI: "The Crusade of the Excelsior and Other Tales” (460 pp); Vol. VII "Cressy and Other Tales" (484pp); Vol VIII "A First Family of Tasajara" (483pp;); Vol IX: "A Waif of the Plains and Other Tales" (474 pp); Vo. lX: "In a Hollow of the Hills and Other Tales" (447 pp); Vol. XI "Thankful Blossom and Other Eastern Tales and Sketches" (445 pp); Vol. XII “Poems and Two Men of Sandy Bar a Drama" (435pp); Vol. XIII "Gabriel Conroy Bohemian Papers, Stories of and for the Young – Vol 1" (327pp); Vol XIV. "Gabriel Conroy Bohemian Papers, Stories of and for the Young – Vol 2" (453 pp); Vol. XV "Three Partners and Other Tales" (382 pp); Vol: XVI: The Ancestors of Peter Atherly and Other Tales" (381 pp); Vol. XVII " (355pp); "A Niece of Snapshot Harry’s and Other Tales" (355pp); Vol. XVIII "A Treasure of the Redwoods and Other Tales" (363pp); Vol. XIX "Trent’s Trust and Other Tales" (433pp) including Index to Characters and General Index. A beautiful and rare set. Additional photos available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Imperial Books and Collectibles]
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        Johnson's Life of the Poets

      London - Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co, 1896. London - Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co, 1896 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A signed copy of Waugh's edition of Johnson's Lives of the Poets, containing biographies of influential literary figures such as Swift, Milton, Pope and Dryden. A new edition, with notes and introductions by Arthur Waugh. Including frontispiece to volume I, and other plates throughout, with red and black coloured title pages. Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets (177981) was a work by Samuel Johnson, comprising short biographies and critical appraisals of 52 poets, most of whom lived during the eighteenth century. It is arranged, approximately, by date of death. Six of the Lives have been singled out as the most important: John Milton, John Dryden, Alexander Pope, Joseph Addison, Jonathan Swift, and Thomas Gray. With ink inscription of Arthur Waugh to Mackenzie Bell to the front free-endpaper of each volume, dated 1896. Five volumes of six only. CONDITIONIn full cloth bindings. Externally sound, though a little bumped, with some marks to the boards. Internally, generally firmly bound although slightly strained in places. Pages are uncut, and bright and clean, with just the odd spot. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        The Seven Seas

      London - Methuen and Co, 1896. London - Methuen and Co, 1896 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A volume of sea-faring poetry, dedicated by Rudyard Kipling to the city of Bombay. First edition, printed on handmade paper and limited to 150 copies. With an engraving of an old sea-dog to title page. Condition: In publisher's original cloth-covered binding with gilt illustration to front board. Externally, evidence of past worming and splitting to front joint. Wear and bumping to head and tail of spine with slight lifting to backstrip. Slight evidence of past worming to front hinge. Internally, firmly bound, generally bright and clean except for slight age-toning to free endpapers and the odd small spot and handling mark. Overall: GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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      Paris - Fasquelle, 1896. Paris - Fasquelle, 1896 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Leatherbound volume with gilt title to the spine, marble paper covered boards, and engraved frontispiece. Edmond Franois Valentin About (14 February 1828 16 January 1885), was a French novelist, publicist and journalist. He made his name as an entertaining anti-clerical writer. The satirical Le roi des montagnes (The King of the Mountains, 1856) is the best-known of his novels. In Tolla (1855), About was charged with drawing too freely on an earlier Italian novel, Vittoria Savelli (1841). This aroused prejudice against him, and he was the object of numerous attacks. The Lettres d'un bon jeune homme, written to the Figaro under the signature of Valentin de Quevilly, provoked more animosities. During the next few years, he wrote novels, stories, a play (which failed), a book-pamphlet on the Roman question, many pamphlets on other subjects of the day, innumerable newspaper articles, some art criticisms, rejoinders to the attacks of his enemies, and popular manuals of political economy, L'A B C du travailleur (1868), Le progrs (1864). His more serious novels include Madelon (1863), L'Infme (1867), the three that form the trilogy of the Vieille Roche (1866), and Le roman d'un brave homme (1880) a kind of counterblast to the view of the French workman presented in Zola's Assommoir. He is best remembered as a farceur, for the books Le nez d'un notaire (1862); Le roi des montagnes (1856); L'homme l'oreille casse (1862); Trente et quarante (1858); Le cas de M. Gurin (1862). This volume bears the the bookplate of The Right Hon. Sir Ronald Charles Lindsay. He served as British Ambassador to the United States of America from 1929 to 1939. He was the son of Sir James Lindsay (26th Earl of Crawford) and Emily Lindsay. In 1909 he married Martha Cameron. Martha was the daughter of James Donald Cameron and Elizabeth Sherman Cameron. Martha died in 1918. In 1924 he married Elizabeth Sherman Hoyt , daughter of Colgate Hoyt. Condition: The binding is tight and firm with both covers and all pages securely attached. There is some wear to the extremities including slight creasing to the spine and heavy rubbing to the boards. Internally the pages are generally clean and bright with the occasional handling markand slight spotting to the first and final few pages. There is a bookplate to the front pastedown. Overall the volume is in very good condition..

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        Secrets of the Courts of Europe, The Confidences of an Ex-Ambassador

      London - Pearson's Magazine, 1896. London - Pearson's Magazine, 1896 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce collection of Allen Upward's serialised work, Secrets of the Courts of Europe, taken from Pearson's Magazine. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. Includes the First and Second Series. Bound from the parts. With numerous in-text illustrations. Allen Upward, 18631926, was a poet, author, lawyer, politician and teacher. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is only slight wear to the extremities, with just slight bumping, and sunning to the spine. Internally the pages are generally clean with slight browning. Overall the condition is very good..

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      John Lane The Bodley Head. London. 1896 - FIRST ILLUSTRATED EDITION. 8vo. (7.8 x 5.2 inches). Dated 1896 but actually published in 1895. Beautifully illustrated with nearly 100 line drawings by Robinson. 16pp publishers catalogue at end, dated 1895. Finely bound in recent full dark green morocco, spine with five raised bands, the compartments ruled, lettered and decorated in gilt. Single gilt ruled border on boards. All edges gilt. The publishers original decorative green cloth boards and spine, lettered and decorated in gilt, are bound in at rear. A lovely copy of this wonderful book. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster - ABA Member.]
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        In Taunton Town

      London, Edinburgh, Dublin and New York - Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1896. London, Edinburgh, Dublin and New York - Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1896 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A Story of the Rebellion of James, Duke of Monmouth in 1685 with a colour plate to frontispiece and a furtherseven throughout. Evelyn Ward Everett-Green (1856 - 1932) was an English novelist who started her writing career with improving and pious stories for children, and later wrote historical fiction for older girls, and then adult romantic fiction. A prolific author of about 350 books: more than 200 under her own name, and others using the pen-names H. F. E. , Cecil Adair, E. Ward, or Evelyn Dare. Condition: In a decorativecloth binding with colour portrait tipped-in to front board. Externally, generally smart but with slight bumping to extremities and the odd mark to rear board. Front hinge tender. Internally, firmly bound. Bright but with the odd mark to pages and slight foxing to endpapers only. With a closed tear to title page. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        A Collection of Works by Robert Louis Stevenson

      11 - London - Chatto and Windus, 1896. 11 - London - Chatto and Windus, 1896 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A collection of four uniformly boundposthumously published works by the popular Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson. Including the novelWeir of Hermiston: An Unfinished Romance(1896, first edition), the short storiesTales and Fantasies (1905, first edition), Essays in the Art of Writing (1905), and the miscellaneous Lay Morals (1911). Weir of Hermiston (1896) is an unfinished novel by Robert Louis Stevenson. Many have considered it his masterpiece. It was cut short by Stevenson's sudden death in 1894 from a cerebral hemorrhage. The novel is set in Edinburgh and the Lothians at the time of the Napoleonic Wars. A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson now ranks among the 26 most translated authors in the world. His works have been admired by many other writers, including Jorge Luis Borges, Ernest Hemingway, Rudyard Kipling, Marcel Schwob, Vladimir Nabokov, J. M. Barrie, and G. K. Chesterton, who said of him that he seemed to pick the right word up on the point of his pen, like a man playing spillikins. Condition: In blue cloth bindings. Externally sound, though with marks and some slight bumping. Three hinges strained. Internally, generally firmly bound (binding of Lay Morals slightly strained). Blindstamps to front free-endpaper. Bookplate to front pastedown of Tales. Pages are bright andgenerally clean, aside from some foxing to the endpapers and just the occasional spot. Overall: GOOD..

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        Reise in Kleinasien. Sommer 1895. Forschungen zur seldjukischen Kunst und Geographie des Landes

      Bln., Reimer 1896.. Bln., Reimer 1896.. kl.-4°. XVI, 1 Bl., 209 S. Mit 1 farb. lithogr. Faltkarte in Lasche, 2 (1 gefalt.) Karten, 76 Lichtdrucktaf. u. zahlr. Textillustr. v. O. Geerke u. G. Rehlender HLdr. d. Zt. Mit Rückensch. Alte hs. Widmung auf flieg. Vorsatzbl. Mit einer großen Karte (ca. 57 x 86 cm): "Dr. F. Sarre's Reise in Phrygien, Lykaonien, Isaurien und Pisidien 1895 [...] construirt und gezeichnet von Richard Kiepert" in der Lasche.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Commercial. No. 11 (1893). Report by Mr. Hosie on the Island of Formosa with special reference to its resources and trade. ... [with] ... China. No. 1. (1896). Report on Formosa, by Mr. N. Perkins, Assistant in Her Majesty's Consular Service. [In continuation of "Commercial No. 11 (1893)"] 1896

      London.: Harrison and Sons., August1893and 1896.. London.: Harrison and Sons.. August1893and 1896.. 2 volumes in wrappers. 1893 Report: Large black and white folding lithograph map of Formosa, 25pp. 1896 Report: 23pp. Stamped "Master copy not to leave reference room" upper wrapper. Original wrappers, quarto. .

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        Impressions d'architectes [F. Garas, G. Guillemonat, E. Herscher, Imbert, H. Provensal, H. Sauvage]. Premiere exposition chez Le Barc de Boutteville, 47 rue Le Peletier. Ouverture le mercredi 25 novembre 1896. Preface de Frantz Jourdain.

      Paris, Vve Ch. Dunod et P. Vicq editeurs, impr. D. Dumoulin, 1896.. 18,5 x 14 cm, 20 p. Broche, couv. impr., tres pt mq angul. au 1er plat.. Edition originale de la preface de F. Jourdain. Exposition de 92 oeuvres de 6 artistes, F. Garas, G. Guillemonat, Herscher, Imbert, Herscher, Provensal, Sauvage : plans et dessins d'architecture, paysages decoratifs et cartons pour vitraux, panneaux de decoration orientalistes, tentures murales.- Cette exposition presentant des croquis de jeunes architectes rebelles en rupture avec l'enseignement des Beaux Arts s'inscrit dans une programmation d'avant-garde. Louis Le Barc de Boutteville a ete le premier a presenter le travail des peintres Nabis et d'autres artistes independants dans les annees 1890 sous le titre "Peintres impressionnistes et symbolistes ". . Emballages soignes, expedition rapide. Photographies originales du livre visibles sur librairie-solstices .

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        The Cruise of the 'Antarctic' to the South Polar Regions

      London: Edward Arnold, 1896. London: Edward Arnold, 1896. First. hardcover. very good. Frontispiece by W.L. Wyllie & 11 other plates by W.G. Burn Murdoch. 243 plus 36pp of ads. 8vo, handsomely rebound in older 3/4 navy blue morocco over marbled boards; gilt-stamped spine (some damage to leather near bottom of spine; endpapers replaced). London: Edward Arnold, 1896. First edition. A very good copy.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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        Die deutschen Funknachrichtenanlagen bis 1945 Band 1-3

      . Heer, Polizei, Handels- und Kriegsmarine, zivile und militärische Luftfahrt seit 1896. Band 1: "Die ersten 40 Jahre"; Band 2: "Der Zweite Weltkrieg"; Band 3: "Funk- und Bordsprechanlagen in Panzerfahrzeugen". Sehr viele sw-Abb. und Schaltkreisdarstellungen. Heidelberg: Hüthig Buch Verlag 1989-1991. Zusammen 714 Seiten..

      [Bookseller: Preußisches Bücherkabinett]
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        Histoire de la Langue et de la Litterature francaise des Origines a 1900. Tome I - Tome VIII, Contient: Tomes I-II: Moyen Age, III: Seizieme siecle, IV-V: Dix-septieme siecle, VI: Dix-huitieme siecle, VII-VIII: Dix-neuvieme Siecle

      Paris: Armand Colin & Cie, Editeurs, 1896. Paris: Armand Colin & Cie, Editeurs, 1896. History of the French Language and Literature from Its Origins to 1900 Decorated with Inset Color Plates in 8 Volumes. 1896-1899. Bound in marbled boards with morocco spine, gilt titles and decorations, marbled endpages, silk markers. The bookplate of Julia Folger Corson, from an etching by J. WINFRED SPENCELEY, front pastedown each volume. All volumes Very Good or better, some rubbing to morocco. A quite handsome set indeed ! Varying in length from 408 to 928 pages , also a heavy set that will require additional postage. . First Edition. Leather and Marbled Boards. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

      [Bookseller: Dale Steffey Books]
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        Aphrodite. Moeurs Antiques.

      . Paris: Societe du Mercure de France 1896. 334 pp. Uncut copy bound with orig. wrappers and topedge gilt in nice contemporary halfleather with 4 raised bands with blind tooled decorations. (G. Huser). * With a numbering of 350,000 copies sold in the authors life time, this novel was the best selling work by any living French author in his day. Aphrodite is set in Mediterranean antiquity, where the author constructs an imaginary alternative to the physical and moral climate of his time. Limited edition in unknown quantity of which this no 196..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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      Fredericksburg, Tx., [1896]. Fredericksburg, Tx.,, [1896]. First edition. 210pp. (9pp of ads)pp. Ilus., 16 plates and a folding chart. Original printed boards with red cloth spine. Chapters on John D. Meusbach, first expedition to Fredericksburg, Comanche Indians, Gillespie County, Mormons, etc. Not in Howes, Eberstadt, Graff, Streeter Sale, Flake, Raines, etc. (no copies found on line).

      [Bookseller: Michael Ginsberg Books]
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        The Jungle Book. + The Second Jungle Book.

      . Reprint. London: Macmillan and Co. 1896-95. With illustr. by J.L. Kipling, W.H. Drake and P. Frenzeny. 212 + 240 pp. Well preserved copy bound in nice full green leather with coloured labels and gold illustrations on spines together with golddecoration on frontboards, goldline on boards and large inner ornamental gold border, all edges gilt..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Tagebuch einer Reise in Inner - Arabien.

      Leiden. Brill.1896-1914.. Erste Auflage. 2 in einem Band. VIII,251 Seiten, 2 Blatt, XIII, 303 Seiten. Hlwd. d. Zeit.. Mit Frontispiz, Karte und zahlreichen Abbildungen. Eine Fülle kulturgeschichtlicher Mitteilungen und naturwahrer Schilderungen von Land und Leuten.

      [Bookseller: P. u. P. Hassold OHG]
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        JUGEND: Münchner illustrierte Wochenschrift für Kunst und Leben., Hrsg.: Georg Hirth, Redaktion: Fritz v. Ostini. u.a.

      München und Leipzig, Hirth., 1896 - 1898. - Die Jährgänge 1896 - 1898 (die ersten drei Jahrgänge !) mit jeweils 2 Original-illustrierten Flügelmappen (Gesamt 6 Flügelmappen). Pro Flügelmappe jeweils 26 Hefte. Insgesamt fehlen 6 Hefte: Im Jahrgang 1896 fehlen die Hefte 14-18, der Jahrgang 1897 ist komplett, im Jahrgang 1898 fehlt Heft 39. Die seltenen ersten Jahrgänge dieser maßgeblichen Zeitschrift des Jugendstil. Enthält Illustrationen von J.Dietz, Fidus, Corinth, Hegenbart, B. Pankok, F. Stuck, u.a. sowie zahlreiche Erstdrucke u.a von Rilke. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 10000 Die Original-Flügelmappen haben Leineneinbände der Zeit und sind leicht bestoßen. Die Rücken der Flügelmappen sind etwas fleckig, insgesamt aber schöne Exemplare.

      [Bookseller: matthias hill]
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        United States. Rand, McNally & Co.'S Indexed Atlas of the World (Complete in Two Volumes)

      RAND, MCNALLY & COMPANY, CHICAGO / NEW YORK 1896 - containing large scale maps of all states and territories in the United States, together with historical, descriptive, and statistical matter relative to each. Illustrated by colored diagrams, showing area, population and its increase or decrease and density, wealth, debt, chief productions, statistics of manufacture, commerce, transportation, etc. Accompanied by a new and original compilation forming a ready reference index which presents as its special feature the arrangement in alphabetical order of nearly all known geographical names; those pertaining to each state and territory being placed near its map, with convenient reference thereto. In connection herewith is given, as accurately as can be ascertained, the population of every city, town, village, and hamlet in the country.Large folio [22.25 x 16"], Col. maps (many double page), tables. Limp black calf. Rubbed spine broken. U.S. volume only. Lightly foxed in part.

      [Bookseller: Murray Hudson]
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        Researches on the Evolution of the Stellar Systems. 2 Volumes (1896/1910).

      Thomas P.Nichols, Lynn 1896 - Lyn, Massachusetts, published by Thomas P.Nichols. Complete in 2 volumes. 1896 and 1910 respectively. 1st editions. Quarto. 258pp. 734pp. Volume 1 illustrated throughout with numerous full page astronomical diagrams and charts. Volume 2 illustrated throughout with numerous full page diagrams, charts and photographic plates. This is an ex-library copy (British Astronomical Association Library) with small ink library stamps on the front endpapers and title pages. Bound in the original publisher's matching brown cloth with gold lettering on the spine of Volume 2 (Volume 1 un-lettered). Minor rubbing to the extremities of the bindings. Otherwise, clean copies in good condition. Please note that this is a heavy set, so please contact me for a postage quote before ordering. NB The price of this item is negotiable dependent on your chosen payment method. Please feel free to make contact for further information on this item or on payment options. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Waverlly Novels, 12 Volume Complete Set, circa 1896

      Dewolfe, Fiske, & Co. 1896 - approx. 4800 Ttl Pp. No date (circa 1896). Published by Dewolfe, Fiske, & Co., Boston. (12) volume complete set. Book description: 1/3 tan morocco leather hardbound,(5) banded ornate compartmentalized section detail of spines, red and black title labels, leather end caps, marble paper cover boards/matching end papers/full leaf edges with matching stained watermark, steel or woodblock engravings accent frontispiece/title page and numerous images throughout volumes. Dimensions: 7 1/2" x 5 1/4" x 1 1/2" each volume. Condition: Very good-Good +; Wear to extremities of volumes [edges generally rubbed, gentle-moderately bumped corners (effects board corners most; exposed inner board at 12 corner board tips, a few small tears affect surface of leather caps), strong square spines, a loose leaf has been reinserted (The Bride of Lammermoor.; old tape repair, only affects this (1) volume),(2)spine labels with damage of note (1st; 1/2 of The Bride of Lammermoor label missing.,2nd; upper corners of Ivanhoe missing), clean minor age toned pages, strong square spines with strong intact hinges, fairly tight spines. An attractive set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: DeCoux & Associates Books]
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        Letters and Documents relating to the Church and Vicarage at Brize Norton in West Oxfordshire, dated 1896-1897

      No Publisher 1896 - A small collection of letters and documents regarding the vicarage in the village of Brize Norton in West Oxfordshire, dated 1896-1897. Contents: 4 letters addressed to Mr. Butler, signed John W. Wynd [or Wynde] -- Letter addressed to Mr. Butler from a Mr. Whittick. -- 'Churchwarden's Account of Receipts and Payments, Easter 1896 to Easter 1897' in pencil -- 5 documents of related material. Subjects: Brize Norton, West Oxfordshire -- Local history -- Church history -- Churchwarden -- England -- Great Britain -- late 19th century. All items are in a very good condition. Some minor fading and edge-dulling as with age. Remains particularly well-preserved overall. 1 Kg. 10 pp. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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