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

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

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

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        The Sportfolio ( Complete in 6 Parts )

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

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        The Duke's Reappearance, The Chap-Book, Vol. VI., No. 3.

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

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        The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer. Kelmscott Press edition

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

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        L'Image. Revue litteraire et art

      Paris: Floury 1896-1897 - Volume 1, Number 1, December 1896 through Number 12, December 1897, all published (there was no November 1897 issue); quarto, [vi], [384] pp., plates, illustrations in text, pictorial paper sides retained and bound at end of later quarter leather; library book plate and markings including a number written on the bottom edge, binding rubbed at extremities, covers margin shaved with minor loss, text and illustrations clean and very good; an influential French Art Nouveau periodical; "Cette revue, fondee par la Corporation francaise des graveurs sur bois, a ete publiee sous la direction litteraire de Roger Marx et Jules Rais et sous la direction artistique de Tony Beltrand, Auguste Lepere et Leon Ruffe", Photos available upon request.

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        Konvolut von 12 eigenh. Briefen und 1 eh. Postkarte.

      Rom, Capri, Neapel, Hamburg und Dresden, 1896-99. - Zus. 36 SS. Kl.-8vo bis gr.-8vo. An den Musikschriftsteller u. -kritiker Max Kalbeck. - Alexander von Fielitz studierte Klavier, Komposition und Dirigieren als Schüler Julius Schulhoffs, E. Kretschmers und Karl Bancks. Seit 1884 Theaterkapellmeister in Zürich, 1885/86 in Lübeck, übersiedelte Fielitz nach Italien, wo er als freischaffender Komponist in Rom und auf Capri lebte. Seit 1901 unterrichtete er am Sternschen Konservatorium in Berlin und dirigierte 1904 am Theater des Westens. 1905 ging er als Lehrer an das Ziegfeld-Konservatorium nach Chicago, leitete dort seit 1906 das Symphonieorchester und kehrte 1908 an das Sternsche Konservatorium zurück, dessen Leitung er 1915 übernahm.

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      Macmillan & Co. 1896 - Phantasmagoria, by Lewis Carroll, was first published in 1869 by Macmillan and Co, London. This is the rare first state of the first edition of this book (with no mention of Alice on title page). PHANTASMAGORA is an organized set of poems published under both the titles Rhyme? and Reason? and Phantasmagoria. It is Lewis Carroll's longest poem. It is a narrative written in seven cantos between a ghost (a Phantom) and a man named Tibbets. Carroll portrays the ghost as not so different from human beings. Ghosts may gibber and jangle their chains, but they, like us, simply have a job to do. Their job is to haunt. And, of course, woven into all of this is Lewis Carroll’s great wit, his sense of intellectual challenge, and his charm. This book has a gold embossed cover illustration and gold embossed edges and spine on a blue background. The boards are in good to very good condition with the gilt still bright crisp and clear -- they really gleam in the sunlight. There is some normal shelf wear on the lower edges of teh boards. The spine gilt has faded just a bit but is still clear, and there is a bit of rubbing/scuffing on the spine, especially at the spine ends. There is also some splitting of the chocolate pastedown/first free end paper at the joint (see photo). The page edges are gilt and they, too, are still bright and crisp. Now the internal text itself: there are original author’s bookplates on the inside front and rear endpapers (which are made of heavy brown paper). And the half title page has some foxing. But once you reach the title page, the pages are in very good condition with no marks, creases, folds or other problems. So overall this is a very good first state of the first edition of Lewis Carroll’s Phantasmagoria – a copy that would make any Carroll fan proud to own. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        History of the Horn-Book

      London: The Leadenhall Press, 1896. First edition.. Hardcover. Near fine. Two volumes. 4to. 179;278pp. Full gilt vellum with gilt lettered leather labels on the spines. Profusely illustrated, including many plates, and with handcolored vignettes on the title pages. Seven facsimile hornbooks present in special compartments at the front of each volume. Vellum lightly soiled else a fine set. Housed in green cloth slipcase. A comprehensive work and still the best on the subject to date.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books]
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        Franklin Opening the Lodge

      Kurz & Allison, Chicago 1896 - Black-and-white lithograph. Sheet size: 28 1/4 x 22". Inventory#: p125pmat.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries of Philadelphia, PA]
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      London Horace Cox 1896 - First Edition, A RARE SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE AUTHOR. Illustrated with twenty six plates throughout. 8vo, bound in the publisher’s original blue polished cloth, the upper cover printed and pictorially decorated in gilt, the spine lettered in gilt, beveled edges. viii, errata slip, 431 pp. A handsome, bright copy of this rare book. Light age mellowing, and very minimal wear, the textblock clean and tight, the presentation inscription in good order. RARE PRESENTATION COPY, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. The author spent a considerable amount of time during the years at the end of the 19th century in the South Africa that was torn between struggles by national powers and indigenous ones over the land south of the Zambesi. There was an intention here to push for an understanding, even a thorough combination between the Colonies and the Boer Republics towards a commercial as well as a political agreement that would move South Africa towards a progressive future. The author relates the issues bred over years of colonization and settlement and the situation presented by the conflict between settlers and various of the indigenous tribes or war making leaders. He also gives a description of the land and peoples and resources of the region in a manner especially pleasing to the lay reader or one who at the time would have been settled thousands and thousands of miles from the area in question and unknowing of the social and political realities shaped by the conflict between developed and undeveloped states. INSCRIBED PRESENTATION COPIES OF THIS BOOK ARE RARELY ENCOUNTERED. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. ABAA]
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        Push Ten Books (add all of this) Full 20(Chinese Edition) TUI SHI SHU ( ZENG BU QUAN BEN ) QUAN 20 CE

      Shanghai Scientific and Technological Literature P. hardcover. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Hardcover. Publisher: Shanghai Scientific and Technical Documents Publishing House. Gifted scholar Liu Xianxin (1896 -1933) President of the Ten push. he longitudinal study. history. philosophy and directories. gazetteers. literary criticism. stone painting. etc. The total collection of academic writings. by Liang. Xiao Sha Father. Mongolian and other masters of the strongly through respected. Republic of China. published Ten push amounting to approximately 300 million words. after the Chengd... Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        The Suppression of the African Slave-Trade to the United States of America 1638-1870

      New York: Longmans, Green & Company. 1896. First. First edition. 335pp. A bookplate on the front pastedown, tiny tears at the spine ends, and the front hinge slightly cracked, still a tight and attractive, near fine copy of an exceptionally scarce title. Publisher's slip tipped in (about the price of the book). Du Bois's first book, a commercially published version of his doctoral dissertation (Harvard at the time did not have an incorporated university press) which the scholar had taken great pains to transform from dry historical facts into readable prose. Du Bois went considerably further than any previous researcher to examine real data and document the exact rate of importation of enslaved Africans from 1619 onwards. Most importantly, Du Bois built a strong case for American complicity (both Southern and Northern) in the traffic of slaves well after the 1808 Constitutional ban on the maritime slave traffic. The book remains a model of historic research and writing, and demonstrated that even as a student Du Bois had a unique ability to focus public attention on critical issues by combining history, sociology, and accessible morality. A rare keystone of African-American scholarship and literature. .

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        Nirvâna: A Story Of Buddhist Philosophy

      The Open Court Publishing Co., 1896. Paperback. GOOD. Inside very good with slight foxing in a few places; colophon has more. Some cover soiling. Crepe. Pouch or pocket binding (fukuro toji). Fore edge folds intact. 2-hole stab ties with thread intact. Cloth (?) spine covering present with slight (1 cm) cuts at top; short overlaps at head and foot. Small crease to mid-top of page 14. 1 cm tear at foot of page 15. 3 corners have small light creases. Illustrated in colour and printed by T Hasegawa. 46 pages. Karma is also available at the time of writing. Main language English. No ISBN shown. Weight 121g. Offers always considered - please contact us.

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        Hefte zur "Christlichen Welt". Nr. 1-25.

      Leipzig. Fr. Wilh. Grunow. 1892-1896. - Hldr. d. Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückenschild. 8°. je Heft ca. 30-50 SS. im Vorsatz eine eingeklebte Nr. im Vortitel von alter Hand ein hs. Inhaltsverzeichnis. gutes festes Ex. Inhalt: Rade: Der rechte ev. Glaube // Kattenbusch: Zur Würdigung des Apostolikums // A. Harnack: Antwort auf die Streitschrift D. Cremers: " Zum Kampf umd das Apostolikum" // W. Herrmann: Worum handelt es sich ein dem Streit umd das Apostolikum? // Wendt: Dir Norm des echten Christentums // Kaftan: Die Verpflichtung auf das Bekenntnis in der ev. Kirche // H. Schultz: Das Alte Testament und die ev. Gemeine // Clasen: Wie dünket euch um Christus? Wes Sohn ist er? // Habermann: Christentum und Staat // Bornemann: Der zweite Artikel im Lutherschen kleinen Katechismus. u.a.m. in deutscher Sprache Sonderangebot: Antiquariat am Flughafen bietet AbeBooks-Kunden einen exklusiven Rabatt von 30% auf sämtliche Preise. Alter Preis: 600,00 EUR. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Strand Magazine

      London - George Newnes Ltd., 1896 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Volume XII of the Strand magazine, published in 1896. Illustrated throughout with many vignettes, and a frontispiece. Including the concluding part of the first printing of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Rodney Stone. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally, smart, with just some slight bumping. Internally, generally firmly bound although strained in places. Pages are bright and clean, with just a few instances of foxing. Overall: VERYGOOD..

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        A Jewish State: An Attempt at a Modern Solution of the Jewish Question

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

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        The Merchant Prince of Cornville: A Comedy [promotional poster].

      [Chicago? 1896 - Illustrated poster signed in the image "Den." and with Denslow's seahorse in red, printed in gold, red and black. 21-1/2 x 13 inches. A few tiny nicks and a light crease at the bottom edge; otherwise fine. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer. Kelmscott Press edition

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

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        Prairie Chickens

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1896 - A stunning hunting print from one of America's most celebrated sporting artists. Arthur Burdett Frost (1851-1928) is remembered as one of America's best-loved sporting artists. His evocative hunting and shooting prints capture the drama of the sport and provide an invaluable visual record of rural America. Frost was an incredibly successful artist, he illustrated more than ninety books and produced thousands of illustrations for Harper's Weekly, Scribner's and Life magazines. Although born in Philadelphia, he spent the majority of his working career in New Jersey where he produced some of his most noted work. Frost's most desirable and rarest prints are the twelve chromolithographs from the portfolio entitled Shooting Pictures , depicting various shooting scenes from upland shooting to waterfowling. The portfolio, with each image printed on a separate sheet and tipped onto a card backing board, was published by Charles Scribner's Sons in 1895. This dramatic image is a wonderful example from this famous series and demonstrates why Frost is considered one of America's most celebrated sporting artists. Cf. Henry M. Reed The A.B. Frost Book (1993) p. 90 (illustration) and p.158. Chromolithograph. In good condition. Sheet size: 12 3/4 x 20 inches.

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        Handzeichnungen alter Meister aus der Albertina und anderen Sammlungen. 12 Bände komplett !

      Gerlach & Schenk später nur Schenk 1896-1908, Wien - 12 original Halblederflügelmappen, 2°, 1438 (2 Tafeln mit der Nummer 468 vorhanden), Jede Mappe mit einem Titelblatt von Koloman Moser Alle Bände mit dem Inhaltsverzeichnis in 12. Band auch Generalregister , Jeder Band mit Exlibris von Gilbert Lehner auf dem Vorsatz. Auf einem Titelblatt handschriftlich. Text und Signatur von Richard Eybner; Zustand: Kapitale von 4 Mappen stärker berieben bis etwas beschädigt, bei 8. Band weist das Gelenk der oberen Lasche der Flügelmappe einen kleineren Einriss auf, insgesamt komplettes gutes Exemplar Interessante Besitzergeschichte der Ausgabe: zunächst im Besitz ( EXLIBRIS) von Gilbert LEHNER Theaterdekorationsmaler geb. 14. März 1844 Lemberg, Schüler von Moritz Lehmann vgl. Thieme Becker Band XXII S. 585, High Life Almanach 1912 S. 291 dann im Besitz von Adolf MÜLLER-REITZNER, Schauspieler der "Literatur am Naschmarkt", war illegales Mitglied der NSDAP welcher es nach seinem am 8. März 1943 erfolgten Tode dem Schauspieler Richard EYBNER Schauspieler geb. St. Pölten 17. März 1896, gest. Wien 20. Juni 1986 (vgl. Czeike Band 2 S. 240 vermachte. de 56000 Buch

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        Westward Ho!

      London - Macmillan and Co., 1896 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A beautifully bound copy of Kingsley's classic seafaring novel. Featuring a tissue-guarded frontispiece. Contains numerous illustrated plates by Charles E. Brock. With a Christ's Hospital prize presentation label to the front pastedown awarded to Margaret Bell, dated 1897. Westward, Ho! is an 1855 British historical novel by Charles Kingsley, inspired in part by an Elizabethan travelogue by privateer Admiral Sir Richard Hawkins and the Crimean War. Set initially in Bideford in North Devon during the reign of Elizabeth I, Westward Ho! follows the adventures of Amyas Leigh, an unruly child who as a young man follows Francis Drake to sea. The book is the inspiration behind the village of Westward Ho! in Devon, the only place name in the British Isles which contains an exclamation mark. In 1925, the novel was the first to be adapted for radio by the BBC. Condition: In a full calf armorial prize binding. Externally, excellent with just minor shelfwear and some fading to the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Generally clean with just a few scattered spots. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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      LEMALE ET Cie, IMPRIMEURS, EDITEURS 1896 - RO20149262: 174 pages. Nombreuses planches avec serpentes illustrées en noir et blanc. Illustrations en noir et blanc dans le texte. Quelques bords de page abîmés. In-Plano Broché. Etat d'usage. Couv. défraîchie. Dos plié. Mouillures Classification Dewey : 720-Architecture [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        LES DESHABILLES AU THEATRE .L ' année féminine ( 1895 )

      - Paris FLOURY 1896 . Un volume petit in 8 de 120 pp , orné de 8 eaux fortes et de 13 gravures sur bois couleurs de Henri BOUTET . UN DES 50 EXEMPLAIRES ( N° 7 ) sur papier des MANUFACTURES IMPERIALES du JAPON avec : Trois suites des différents états ( couleurs , noir , bistre )coloriées au pinceau + une suite des vignettes sur papier de CHINE . Couvertures illustrées conservées . Edition originale . Prestigieuse reliure signée CANAPE , demi chagrin à coins fauve , tete dorée , dos à 5 nerfs finement orné de motifs à froid et à chaud , mosaiqué de fines incrustations noires . 13 x 20 cm . Un bel exemplaire en parfait état . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Catalogue of the snakes in the British Museum (Natural History).

      London: British Museum, 1893-1896. - Octavo,three volumes, 1558 pp.,73 uncoloured lithographs. Publisher's cloth, some slight wear primarily to the top of the spine of volume three which has a split along the upper edge, library accession numbers in a copperplate hand on the title pages and endpapers, a very good set, scarce. Belgium born George Albert Boulenger (1858-1937) was a prolific taxonomist employed for much of his working life by the British Museum (Natural History). He described over 2,500 species of fish, amphibians and reptiles and his Catalogue of Snakes ranks as one of most important works. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Musical Miscellany; Being a Collection of Choice Songs, Set to the Violin and Flute, By The Most Eminent Masters - 6 Volumes

      London: Printed By and for John Watts, at the Printing Office in Wild-Court Near Lincoln's-Inn Fields. IN FAIR TO GOOD CONDITION. The Armorial Stamp of the Duke of Bedford are on the front and back cover of each volume, with ownership signatures of James E. Whitney Jr. 28 August, 1896 on ffp; and the signature of Joseph Crawhall 1862 (1821-1896) woodcut artist, Sheriff and Mayor of Newcastle. Engraved frontis-piece in each volume, titles in red and black, with tail-piece vignettes. Volumes 1 and 2 are melodies only, with volumes 3-6 being melodies with basso continuo (unfigured). The flute part is printed separately after the tune and verses of each song. Uniformly bound in leather, with covers detached on volumes 2-6, volume 1 rebacked, others lacking portions of backstrips, bindings are tight. . First Edition. Hard Cover. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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        The Chase

      ith a memoir of the author, 1896 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. The Chase by William Somervile. Reprinted from the original edition of 1735, with a memoir of the author. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson. First edition thus. William Somervile or Somerville (1675 - 1742) was an English poet. The Chase is perhaps his most famous poem which is in blank verse and due to his knowledge of sports he was able to write this poem with great enthusiasm. The Chase passed through many editions. It was illustrated by Thomas Bewick (1796), by Thomas Stothard (1800), and by Hugh Thomson(1896), with a preface by R. F. Sharp. Condition: In an illustrated cloth binding. Externally, generally smart but with slight bumping andwear to extremities and marks to boards. Hinges strained. Internally, generallyfirmly bound butwith the frontispiece detached and front free endpaper absent. Bright but with slight foxing to title spotting to text block edge and handling marks throughout. Overall: GOOD ONLY.

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        The Alhambra

      Macmillan and Co, London 1896 - Introduction by Elizabeth Robins Pennell. Illustrated with 12 original lithographs by Joseph Pennell from drawings of the places mentioned by Washington Irving. One of 500 copies of the Large Paper Edition. Bound in ornately gilt stamped half leather with marbled boards and end papers. Fine condition except for foxing on pages 6 & 7 where a newspaper article was laid in not affecting the original lithographs. Large paper edition [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie, Booksellers A.B.A.A]
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        The Island of Doctor Moreau.

      - William Heinemann, London 1896. 222 pages + 2 [ad for "The Time Machine") + 32 pages of ads printed on different paper, starting with "The Manxman" by Hall Caine. Publisher's decorated cloth. Boards a bit soiled, some browning to the end papers (due to letter and envelope inserted), interior crisp and clean. * One page letter + envelope [with stamp] tipped in, adressed to "Dr C. Hay Murray/ 30 Dorset Square/ Marylebone Road/ London W." Wells thanks for a kind review for one of his books and invites the doctor to come by for a visit. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Miasto Lwów w okresie samorza,du 1870 - 1895. [Vorwort von Edmund Mochnakci].

      Nakladem Gminy Król Stol. Miasta Lwowa,, Ww Lwowie, 1896 - Ww Lwowie, Nakladem Gminy Król Stol. Miasta Lwowa, 1896. 4 n.n. + LXXXIV + 719 + 3 S. OHld. In poln. Sprache. Mit allen Tafeln und Porträts (laut Inhaltsverzeichnis), jedoch keinen Plänen. - R. unter Verwendung des Originalen fachmännisch restauriert, priv. Widm. a. Schmutztitel, kl. Buchbinderst. a. fl. V., etw. fingerfleckig, leichte Gbrsp., Ebd. etw. berieben. - Die Stadt Lemberg in der Verwaltungsperiode 1870-1895. Polnisch

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        Sur les photographies de la Lune obtenues au grand Équatorial coudé de l'Observatoire de Paris" and "Sur les photographies de la Lune obtenues au grand équatorial coudé de l'Observatoire de Paris" in Comptes Rendus, Vol. 119, 1894, pp. 130-135, pp. 254-259 WITH "Sur les photographies de la Lune et sur les objets nouveaux qu'elles ont permis de de découvrir" and "Sur la constitution physique de la Lune et l'interprétation de divers traits de sa surface, mis en évidence par les photographies" in Comptes Rendus, Vol. 121, 1895, pp. 6-12, pp. 79-85

      FIRST EDITION OF FOUR PAPERS IN WHICH THE FRENCH ASTRONOMERS PUISEUX AND LOEWY DETAIL THE PIONEERING WORK THAT LEAD TO THEIR MAGNIFICENT LUNAR ATLAS, A WORK REGARDED AS 'THE ULTIMATE ACHIEVEMENT OF NINETEENTH-CENTURY ASTRONOMICAL PHOTOGRAPHY" (The Photobook: A History, Vol. I, p. 54). Note that these rare papers preceed in publication the atlas itself (which did not begin publication until 1896). In July of 1894 and in the first of these four papers, Puiseux, Loewy, and the French Academy of Sciences announced a massive "project aimed to make the first complete large-scale photographic atlas of the moon. Earlier attempts at photographing the moon had suffered from difficulties with the sensitivity of collodion emulsions and with atmospheric 'blurring'" (E. A. Whitaker, Mapping and Naming the Moon, 151). Puiseux and Loewy's efforts succeeded far beyond anyone's hopes and their results astounded both the scientific and artistic communities. The papers in these volumes detail not just the scientific work and instrumentation design that enabled their project, but also a comprehensive account of their observations on the surface of the moon. "Some of these papers are devoted principally to a description of the instrument and its adjustment, others to general remarks on the subject of lunar photography and the difficulties which must be overcome in order to realize the full capabilities of the apparatus at their command. An interesting point in this connection is the method which they use for getting rid of the motion of the image in declination, by choosing for exposure times when the Moon's motion in declination is neutralized by the change of parallax. The rate of the driving clock is controlled by the observer, without stopping the clock, by means of a sliding weight on the pendulum. In some places the authors give the conclusions to which they have been led, by a study of their photographs, as to the nature and probably origin of the characteristic features of the Moon's surface" (The Astrophysical Journal, Vol. 5, 52). Operating at the end of the 19th century, photographic printing techniques had improved enough that the next logical step for Puiseux and Loewy was to get achieve a magnification similar to that achieved by selenographers (existing photographic telescopes had a plate size of 2-3 inches). Toward this end, Loewy and Puiseux designed and used a 'novel' telescope with a plate size of 7 inches in diameter that could be enlarged 8-15 times. Over the duration of the project they took more than 6000 photographs. Weather restrictions meant they had 50-60 days a year that were clear enough to photograph, and of those sessions only four or five negatives would be good enough to use" (Whitaker). Loewy didn't live to see the project completed, but when the atlas was finally finished in 1910, it was described as a "scientific and aesthetic tour de force of lunar photography" and remains hearalded to this day (Thomas, Beauty of Another Order: Photography in Science). ALSO PRESENT IN VOL. 121,the first edition of an important paper ("Nouvelles propriétés des rayons cathodiques") in which the French physicist Jean Perrin proves unequivocally not just that cathode rays transport charge, but that "cathode rays consist of negatively charged matter moving with considerably velocity" (Magee, Source Book in Physics, 580). CONDITION & DETAILS: Two volumes. Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1894 and1895, 4to. In Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Seances de L'Academie des Sciences Vol. 119 and Vol. 121, pp. 130-135, pp. 254-259 and pp. pp. 6-12, pp. 79-85. Ex-libris bearing only a deaccessioned stamp on the back of the title page and slight ghosting at the spine where a spine level has been removed. Quarto (11 x 8 inches; 275 x 200mm). Bound in clean full blue cloth, gilt-lettered at the spine. Solidly and tightly bound. Clean and bright throughout.

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

      n.p.: , c. 1896. â??Passage du Mont Saint-Bernardâ? pochoir, 21.5â? x 17â? overall, image 20â? x 12.5â?. Framed to 28.5â? x 24.5â?. 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, â??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 â?¦â?

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        The Zankiwank & The Bletherwitch

      London: J.M. Dent and Co., 1896., 1896. FIRST EDITION. Publisher's green gilt pictorial cloth, gilt tiles to spine, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Spine ends are a little worn, one bump to head, flyleaf toned. A superb copy of this rare title, housed in an elegant leather-spined, gilt-titled green clamshell box. Book Collector No.271, 'The Great Illustrators'.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Electric Locomotives: Baldwin Locomotive Works Burnham, Williams & Co., Philadelphia, PA., U.S.A. And The Westinghouse Electric And Mfg. Co., Pittsburgh, PA., U.S.A.

      J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia 1896 - Origina dark green cloth lettered in gilt on the front panel and the spine. Slender 4to. Profusely illustrated throughout with photographs, drawings, schematic drawings (some in color) as well as graphs and charts. A fine example of this scarce and important Railroad volume. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Floure and the Leafe & the Boke of Cupide, God of Love, or The Cuckow and the Nightingale.

      Hammersmith Kelmscott Press 1896 - One of Three Hundred Paper Copies [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. [CLANVOWE, Sir Thomas]. The Floure and the Leafe, & the Boke of Cupide, God of Love, or The Cuckow and the Nightingale. [Hammersmith: Sold by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, 1896]. One of 300 paper copies, out of a total edition of 310 copies. First edition. Octavo (9 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches; 235 x 165 mm). [8, blank], [2], 47, [3, blank] pp. Printed in red and black in Troy and Chaucer types on handmade paper. Two large decorative woodcut initial words and a woodcut colophon. Edited by F.S. Ellis. Original holland-backed blue paper boards. Title printed in black on upper cover. Top edge brown, others uncut. A few small spots to back board. Very light foxing to fore-edge. Overall a very good copy. Both poems were at one time attributed to Chaucer. "It has been pointed out by the Rev. Professor Skeat, in ‘The Academy,’ May 2, 1896, p. 365, that the words ‘Explicit Clanvowe’ which occur in the MS.clearly refer to the author of the poem, Sir Thomas Clanvowe. He has further shown that the date is about 1405-10, and that ‘the queen’ is Joan of Navarre, who held Woodstock manor" (Colophon note). Clark Library, Kelmscott and Doves, pp. 53-54. Peterson A43. Ransom, Private Presses, p. 330, no. 43. Sparling. Tomkinson, p. 118, no. 43. HBS 64790. $2,500 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sensaciones de viaje. (Aldea lombarda, Venecia, Florencia, Roma, Nápoles, Alrededor de Nápoles, Constantinopla)

      - PRIMERA EDICION.- París: Garnier Hermanos, Libreros Editores, 1896.- 177 p., [1 h.]: Viñetas capitulares; 4º menor (20,3 x 14 cm.); Fina impresión sobre excelente papel; Intonso, con todas sus barbas; Enc. en Plena Piel Valenciana de tonos azules y verdes, tapas con filetes dorados y flores en las esquinas, contracantos dorados con triple hilera de rudas, lomo dorado y con 5 nervios, conserva la cubierta anterior original, Estuche.- Dedicatoria autógrafa del autor a D. Mariano de Cavia. La cubierta que conserva está restaurada de una falta en la esquina inferior interna. PRECIOSO EJEMPLAR DE ESTA RARISIMA OBRA, PRIMER LIBRO DEL AUTOR. Manuel Díaz Rodriguez fue un escritor, médico, periodista y político venezolano. Nació en Chacao el 28 de febrero de 1871 y murió en New York el 23 de Agosto de 1927. En general es considerado por muchos estudiosos como uno de los mayores representantes de la prosa modernista hispanoamericana. Fueron sus padres Juan Díaz Chávez y Dolores Rodríguez, inmigrantes canarios llegados a Caracas en 1842. Libro en español [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Miguel Miranda, AILA ILAB]
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        Emma, 1896 Red HB, First Edition, Macmillan & Co, NY & London, Hugh Thomson

      MACMILLAN AND CO., LTD, NEW YORK AND LONDON 1896 - Title and decoration gilted. General wear and rubbed cover. Ex library book. No bookplate. Previous owners name is written in the book. Tight binding. DATE PUBLISHED: 1896 EDITION: FIRST ED 437 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        Porträt. Brustbild. Altersbildnis. Original - Lithographie von Max Liebermann aus der Zeitschrift Pan (2), Heft 1, Bildgröße: 26,5 x 22 cm, Blattgröße: 37 x 27,5 cm, 1896.

      - Das berühmte und seltene Altersbildnis, nur knapp zwei Jahre vor dem Tod des Dichters erschienen. - Gute Erhaltung.

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        Faune 5.

      Crayon sur papier 1896 - - Crayon sur papier Circa 1896, 23 x 35 cm. - Dessin original au crayon. Signature du cachet de la signature de l'artiste dans l'angle inférieur droit de l'oeuvre, et signature du cachet de l'atelier au verso. Très bel état de conservation. Provenance : atelier de l'artiste, référencée au catalogue Atelier Louis Anquetin (Thierry de Maigret, 28/11/08). Louis Anquetin, né à Étrépagny en 1861 et mort à Paris en 1932, est un important peintre français. Il commence sa carrière aux côtés de peintres d'avant-garde tels que Vincent Van Gogh ou Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. Avec Émile Bernard, il est l'inventeur du Cloisonnisme. De 1884 à 1893, Louis Anquetin ne cesse d'explorer les possibilités nouvelles offertes par la libération introduite par l'Impressionnisme dans la peinture française. A partir de 1893, à la suite d'une longue confrontation avec les « maîtres d'autrefois », il adopte un parti-pris pictural qui le mettra en marge du mouvement général de l'art, et l'éloignera de ses amis. Ébloui par l'art baroque et sa vigueur créatrice, il pense alors que ses amis de jeunesse se sont engagées dans une voie qui mènera à la mort de la peinture. Il croit en une « peinture parfaite » qui s'incarne dans le re-souvenir des leçons de Michel-Ange et de Rubens notamment. Son travail devient donc plus classique, il prône le retour au métier, en proposant de réfléchir sur les conditions a priori de toute forme d'art possible dans le respect des règles de la perspective et de l'anatomie, telles que pratiquées par les maîtres du XVIème et XVIIème siècle. Ne laissant que quelques oeuvres que l'on peut qualifier de monumentales, Anquetin s'avère prolifique par ses nombreuses études et esquisses, lui qui considérait que le dessin était « un moyen d'expression tout puissant », le fondement obligatoire de tous les arts plastiques. En travaillant volontairement à rebours de son époque, Louis Anquetin a rendu possible l'existence d'une figuration moderne originale. Par son obstination et sa passion de la peinture, il a en effet évité que ne soit totalement obturé le chemin de la grande tradition occidentale. On peut admirer ses oeuvres dans de nombreux et prestigieux musées comme le Musée d'Orsay ou Le Louvre à Paris, à San Francisco ou à Detroit, au Musée de l'Hermitage de Saint-Petersbourg, à la National Gallery et à la Tate de Londres, etc. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        A Child's Garden of Verses

      John Lane the Bodley Head and Charles Scribners Sons, New York and London 1896 - 8vo. 136 pp. Rubbing and light soiling to covers. Rubbing and very light bumping to spine ends, light rubbing to edges and corners. Title label on spine rubbed, faded and peeling; spine sunned. Top edge gilt. Rough cut fore edge. Gilt stamped green cloth fpd and rpd. Endpapers lightly scuffed. Interior has light brownish spotty staining to some pages. Binding tight. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cellar Stories Bookstore]
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