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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]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat am Flughafen]
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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..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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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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        Persia Revisited (1895): With Remarks on H.I.M. Mozuffer-ed-din Shah and the Present situation in Persia (1896) INSCRIBED & SIGNED

      Edward Arnold london 1896 - First ed., pub. 1896, b & w frontis. and nine plates, half-title with author?s inscription to his wife ?To Charlotte Gordon, with the author?s love and acknowledgement of valuable assistance given in the preparation of this book., Tom Gordon, 10th June, 1896?, Publishers catalogue at rear, Original blue cloth gilt, spine repaired at head (1 cm), boards slightly damp mottled, text block very clean and bright. Very Good and certainly unique copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard 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]

      [Bookseller: Jeffrey H. Marks, Rare Books, ABAA]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bernd]
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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..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        LA NORMANDIE MONUMENTALE ET PITTORESQUE. EDIFICES PUBLICS, EGLISES, CHÂTEAUX, MANOIRS, ETC. HELIOGRAVURES D'APRES LES PHOTOGRAPHIES DE PAUL ROBERT ET DE GEORGE DOUTHWAITE. PONT-AUDEMER ET SON ARRONDISSEMENT. TEXTE PAR M. A. MONTIER.

      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]

      [Bookseller: LA FRANCE GALANTE]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Andrew Isles Natural History Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Monroe Bridge Books, MARIAB Member]
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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.

      London, William Heinemann 1896 - Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in crimson morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, twin rule to turn-ins, dark green endpapers, gilt edges. Just a couple of trivial spots and some minor paper loss to two of the adverts, an excellent copy in a fine binding. First edition, first impression. With the 32 pages of advertisements at the back. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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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'.

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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]

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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]

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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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        Emma

      Macmillan, UK 1896 - 1st Edition Thus 1897. New edition with new line drawings by Hugh Thomson. Book is very good++ and very bright. Contents very nice indeed. Edges lightly rubbed. Very un-common in this condition. Digital images available upon request. Ref 4479 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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        Exposition Russe de Nijni Novgorod en 1896 - Guide (la ville, la foire, l'exposition)

      Edouard Hoppe, St. Petersburg, Russia, 1896. Softcover. Good Condition. Numerous maps and illustrations. Size: 12mo - over 6 3/4" - 7 3/4" tall. 254 pp. Text is in French. Pages are yellowed, but are tight and clean. Moderate shelfwear to the cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 pounds. Category: Travel & Places; Non-English Language::French; Russia; 19th century; French Language; Inventory No: 001278. .

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        The Captured Cunarder: An Episode Of The Atlantic

      Copeland and Day, Boston 1896 - Small 8vo. Illustrated paper on boards. Both boards showing the image of a Cunard ship asea. Cover art by Elisha Brown Bird. Small bump on the front board. Previous owner signature in pencil on the front free endpaper and an ink stamp as well. Spine ends show very minimal wear but overall, an extremely clean, bright and pleasing copy of a very rare item. Stated in pencil in another hand the statement that this is one of 358 copies only. Wright 4543. A fascinating novel telling of a group of Irish Rebels who hatch a plan to hijack on the Atlantic Ocean the newest and finest Cunard liner, Grampiana. Rideing was born in Liverpool but moved to the United States. He originally was based in Chicago but later on moved to Boston and settled there. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les almanachs français. Bibliographie-iconographie des almanachs, années, annuaires, calendriers, chansonniers, étrennes, états, heures, listes, livres d'adresses, tableaux, tablettes et autres publications annuelles éditées a Paris (1600-1895).

      Paris Alisié 1896 - CX S., 1 Bl., 846 S., 1 Bl. Mit 5 kolorierten Tafeln und 306 Textabbildungen. 4° (26,5 x 18,5 cm). Späteres braunes Halbmaroquin mit Rückentitel und Kopfgoldschnitt, die Original-Broschur beigebunden. Nummer 118 von 1200 Exemplaren der Ausgabe "sur beau papier vélin collé" (Gesamtauflage 1250), im Druckvermerk von Verfasser und Verleger signiert. - Originaldruck des Standardwerkes in bibliophilem Meistereinband. Die mit eingebundene Originalbroschur angestaubt und mit ergänzter Fehlstelle am oberen Rücken, sonst tadellos. 3050 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Christian Strobel (VDA/ILAB)]
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        Description de Damas. Traductions de l'Arabe.

      Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, 1895-1896. - 8vo. 2 parts in 1 vol. (4), 318 pp. (4), 441, (1) pp. Modern red half morocco with giltstamped spine title; original blue printed wrappers bound within. First edition in book form ("Extrait du Journal Asiatique, 9. sér., v. 3-7, 1894-96"). The French scholar Henri Sauvaire (1849-96), a leading photographer and numismatic collector, served as a Consul in Damascus and Casablanca. He spent the last years of his life writing on Arab culture. In 1864 he embarked on translating into French the "Description of Damascus" by Abd al-Basit al-Amawi, who lived in Damascus in the mid-16th century (d. 1573/4). - Rare and well-preserved. OCLC 23427282. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        St. Petersburger Kochbuch für feine und bürgerliche Küche. ST. PETERSBURG. August Deubner's buchhandlung. Newsky-Prospect 28, gegenüber der Kasan'schen Kirkche.

      R. Hoenniger, St. Petersburg 1896 - ST. PETERSBURG. August Deubner's buchhandlung. Newsky-Prospect 28, gegenüber der Kasan'schen Kirkche. no printed year, [1896, weiss 1782]. XXV, 648, [1] pages. Last page misprints. First, and only edition. Red cloth, gilt decorated, and relief flowers, with small relief stamp on rear cover in russian (¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿ ¿¿¿¿¿ ¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿ ¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿ ¿.¿ no.41 ¿¿¿ / BOOKBINDING ALEX NORDBERG KAZAN U.L no.41 SPB). Slightly worn covers, mainly at edges. The gilt decorated stripes and title is somewhat dirty (50/50). Small tear in upper left corner of front cover, between spine and cover. Small tears on the same place at rear cover. Spine just very lightly sun bleached and a bit worn at top and bottom edges. The edges are marbled, and clean. Gutter broken at inside of front cover. Signature in ink on upper part of front endpaper (Ingrid Hennelin). Endpapers with brown flower patterns. Interior just lightly browned at edges, otherwise in very good condition. Gutter at inside of rear cover starting to break up. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thulin&Ohlson AntiqBookseller Since 1918]
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        Single Hand-Colored Plate, the PSEUDONESTOR XANTHOPHYS From AVES HAWAIIENSES: The Birds of the Sandwich Islands

      London: Taylor & Francis for R. H. Porter, Newman West Imprinter, 1896. From the first edition, the plate is accompanied by the original two pages of descriptive text. A beautifully produced hand coloured Lithograph by Frederick William Frowhawk of pair of Pseudonestor Xanthophys, the Maui Parrotbill, the most unusual of all Hawaiian finches and a species currently listed on the IUCN Red List as Critically Endangered. They are displayed among native foliage. Newman West was the Imprinter. Folio [325 x 260 mm], the lithograph is printed on heavy cream stock, accompanied by the text unbound. Beautifully preserved, the colours are bright and vivid, the paper clean and fresh. A SCARCE HAND-COLOURED LITHOGRAPH FROM ONE OF THE TWO GREATEST ORNITHOLOGICAL WORKS ON HAWAII. A beautiful publication, the plates for this work were produced over nearly a decade, containing magnificent hand-coloured lithographs of Hawaiian birds. The plates were drawn and lithographed by Frederick W. Frohawk, one of the leading English zoological artist and lepidopterist of his time. For backgrounds Frohawk drew upon the plates in Isabella Sincairs 1885 work, &#145;Indigenous Flowers of the Hawaiian Islands. The exact print run is unknown, but is believed to be roughly only 250 copies. <br> In 1887, with the support and encouragement of Alfred Newton (Professor of Zoology at Magdalene College in Cambridge), British ornithologist and explorer, Scott Barchard Wilson went to Hawaii to study and collect information on the local birds. Although scientific knowledge of some species have been obtained in 1778 by Captain James Cook, no serious ornithological exploration of the Islands has been taken place in over a century. On his return, Wilson, with the assistance of Arthur H. Evans, wrote Aves Hawaiienses. (Evans was a colleague of Professor Newton at Cambridge). The work became an instant success mainly due to the exquisite stunningly hand-colored plates, which were executed in fine detail. The plates show magnificent species such as the Hawaiian Honeycreeper, Palila, Alala, Mamo, Hawaiian Goose, Apapane, Amakihi, Moloka&#39;i and Maui Creeper, Akialoa, Maui & Kaua&#39;i Nukupu&#39;u, Kona Finch, Noio, Hawaiian Noddy, Moho, and many others. Hand-colored plates of the original edition were drawn and lithographed by renowned English zoological artist and lepidopterist, Frederick William Frohawk. Illustrations captioned with scientific names of each species. In the ensuing century, unfortunately half of the 64 species depicted in the work have become extinct or endangered.<br> This plate shows a pair of Maui Parrotbils, the most unusual of all the Hawaiian Finches of the Fringillidae family. The beautiful bright yellow and green feathers may seem typical enough, but this finch has a huge parrot-like hooked bill unlike any of the other Fringillidae. Rare in Wilson&#146;s time and even then only found in the highest forests of Haleakala. Today it is believed that their population could be as low as 250 mature individuals.

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        L&#146;Epopée byzantine au dixième siècle

      Paris, Hachette & Cie. 1896 - 3 forts vols. In-4° de VI ; 800pp. (carte en couleur) ; & 10 pl. en couleur ; VI. 653pp. & 100 pl. hors texte, dont 263 dans le texte ; VIII-849pp. ; 11 planches hors texte, dont 295 dans le texte. Demi-chagrin rouge à coins, 5 nerfs, auteur , titre et tomaison doré, plats mouchetés. Tome I : Guerres contre les Bulgares-Luttes civiles contre les deux Bardas-Jean Tzimiscès-Les jeunes années de Basile II le tueur de Bulgares (969-989). Tome II : Basile II le tueur de Bulgares. Tome III : Les Porphyrogénètes Zoé et Théodora ; Règnes de Constantin VIII. De Zoé avec son premier mari Romain III. Argyros, son second mari Michel IV. Le Paphlagonien, son fils adoptif Michel V le Kalaphate, sa s&#156;ur Théodora ; son troisième mari. Enfin Constantin IX Monomaque ; De Théodora seule ; de Michel VI Stratiotikos ; Avènement d&#146;Isaac Comnène. 1025-1057. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: CollectionOrientales]
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        Bibliotheca Historica Medii Aevi. Wegweiser durch die Geschichtswerke des europäischen Mittelalters bis 1500. Vollständiges Inhaltsverzeichniss zu Acta Sanctorum Boll., Bouquet, Migne, Monum. Germ. Hist., Muratori, Rerum Britann. Scriptores, etc.

      Berlin, W. Weber, 1896, - 2 vol. in-4, pagination continue CXLVII-1749 pp., demi-maroquin marine à coins, dos à nerfs, couv. cons. (rel. post.). Bon exemplaire.Monumentale bibliographie qui référence les principaux textes médiévaux des différentes bibliothèques et collections d'Europe.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Historique F. Teissèdre]
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        The Leaping Ouananiche. What It Is, Where, When and How to Catch It

      New York: Field and Stream Publishing Co., 318 Broadway, [1896]. Second edition. 12mo. Illustrated. 57 pp., with a small broadsheet tipped in advertising Chamber's Book, "The Ouananiche and its Canadian Environment.". Printed pictorial wrappers. Very good

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Pen Sketches of Los Angeles, California.

      Elstner-Morehouse, Los Angeles: 1896 - 1 BEAUTIFUL COPY OF THIS VERY RARE LOS ANGELES SKETCHBOOK. With 36 full-page plates depicting early Los Angeles buildings. This unequaled record of the central Los Angeles business district, was created, according to the preface, in order " to show the active business portions, together with a few of the more pretentious of the office buildings and manufactories". Arthur Ellis was a founding member of the Zamorano Club. Provenance: Sam Behrendt, the son of Los Angeles pioneer Caspare Behrendt* (d.1913) (the discovery of gold brought him to California), "acquired his education in the Spring Street and Eighth Street Grammar Schools at Los Angeles, and after he was fifteen years old spent one year in a business college. For to years he clerked in a grocery and cigar business, and remained there until 1900. Selling out and returning to Los Angeles, he became connected with the San Gabriel Electric Company, later merged with the Pacific Light and Power Company. He was employed as a collector and later solicited new contracts for three years. On leaving that corporation, Mr. Behrendt entered the insurance business for himself, and in 1907 took in Mr. I. O. Levy as a partner under the name Behrendt-Levy Company, and they incorporated the business in 1908. This is a general insurance agency and the establishment now employs twenty-one people. Mr. Behrendt is also a director of the Union Bank and Trust Company and a director of the Shiff, Lang & Company." He is a member of Hollenbeck Lodge no. 119, a Scottish Rite Mason, and Shriner, Elk, Corona Parlor of the Native Sons of the Golden West, B&#146;nai Birth, Los Angeles Athletic Club, San Gabriel Country Club, City Club, Chamber of Commerce, Merchants and Manufacturers Association, and the Friars Club of New York. At Oakland, Ca., he married Sadie Mosbacher. Together they had a son George (b.1904). Behrendt was also known to be a friend of film star Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, holding a dinner in his honor at the Alexandria Hotel February 12, 1917. &#150; McGroarty. John Steven McGroarty, Los Angeles from the mountains to the sea: with selected biography, vol. II, p. 422; James Miller Guinn, A history of California and an extended history of Los Angeles and 1915, page 124; Harris Newmark, Sixty Years in Southern California. Large oblong 4to. Not paginated. 36 full page illustrations of Los Angeles with related adverts on the opposite pages, 15 full page photos of individual Los Angeles Buildings. Original full gilt stamped brown cloth; inner hinges neatly repaired. Early inscription to Arthur Ellis, 1927. Early Ownership signature of Sam Behrendt, Los Angeles, 1925. Fine. EXTREMELY SCARCE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jeff Weber Rare Books, ABAA]
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        The Cruise of the Antarctic to the South Polar Regions.

      London & New York: Edward Arnold. 1896 - Original blue cloth with silver pictorial cover. 8vo. 243pp. plus ads (4pp). Illustrated. Ex-Library. First edition. An account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition of 1894-95 led by Leonard Kristensen. Bull, a Melbourne resident, organized the voyage and served as its manager. This commercial enterprise in search of whaling grounds and seals was funded by the Norwegian whaler Svend Foyn. By late 1894 the ship had penetrated the pack ice and entered the Ross Sea. At Cape Adare a crew including Kristensen, Bull and Carstens Borchgrevink went ashore, becoming the first men to set foot on the continent. There are 12 plates in the book showing sealers at work, a portrait of Foyn, and many of the ship surrounded by icebergs. A good copy only with some heavily soiled pages and some edge-chipping. A stain runs along the top border of many of the book's pages. The library markings are an ink stamp on the title page and in the margins of the first 2 plates. The only other library mark is a small ink number on the copyright page. The title page has an ink library stamp above the imprint and a small ink number on the copyright page. The binding is good with some rubbing and wear to the covers. This copy has been rebacked with a new cloth spine and has new endpapers inside. Quite rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Centerbridge Books]
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        THE FLOATING ISLAND or The Pearl of the Pacific

      Sampson Low Marston & Company 1896 - First English edition. Original green pictorial cloth with gilt background blocking to upper cover and spine. All edges gilt. A near fine copy, with the susceptible white borders and gilt blocking present and bright. Just a little wear to the spine ends and tenderness to the hinges. A most attractive example. Seventy-nine full page steel engravings. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        THE FLOATING ISLAND

      1896 - Or, The Pearl of the Pacific. London: Sampson Low, Marston & Company, 1896. Original olive green cloth pictorially decorated in black, blue, white and gilt, beveled, all edges gilt. First British Edition (and first edition in English).~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]~Part of the "floating island's" problem is that its people are divided into two adversarial groups, the Larboardites and the Starboardites.~This tale was advertised as SCREW ISLAND until its title was changed just before publication in October 1896 (the French title had been L'ILE A HELICE, or "Propeller Island"). The book was not published in America until November 1897, by W. L. Allison Company.~This is an attractive copy, just about fine, with scarcely any soil or wear. Taves & Michaluk V043; Myers 23. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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