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        Aegypternes forestillinger om livet efter døden i forbindelse med guderne Ra og osiris.

      Kristiania 1896 - Quarto. Pp. (4), 172. Hardcover, bound in contemporary red three-quarters cloth and matching marbled boards, gilt-ruled sides, spine lettered, decorated, and dated in gilt, upper board bit sun faded. Endpapers foxed, some sporadic foxing inside, else a nice copy in a very good condition. ~ First edition. Extremely rare. Kristensen's original doctoral thesis ("Egyptian Ideas about the Hereafter in Connection with the Gods Re and Osiris"). Lithographed in its entirety from the manuscript. Willem Brede Kristensen (1867-1953). Dutch orientalist and anthropologist of Norwegian origin. He was professor for the History of Religion at the Leiden University(1901-37) and made a special study of ancient religions and anthropology, including Egyptian beliefs. He also studied Sanskrit, Hebrew, Avestian, Phoenician and Egyptian. Kristensen's work and thought were very influential and he is considered by some as "the father of many scholars in the fields of Egyptology and comparative religion i.e. De Buck, Van der Leeuw, Bleeker, and Zandee. His most well known work was "Life out of Death" (published in Dutch as "Het leven uit den dood", 1926). His collected lectures were published as "The Meaning of Religion: Lectures in the Phenomenology of Religion" (1960). See also: Heerma van Voss e.a: "Studies in Egyptian Religion Dedicated to Professor Jan Zandee" (Leiden 1982). ~ Provenance: From the library of renowned Egyptologist Prof. Heerma van Voss with his charming bookplate inside cover. Before that in the private collection of G. van der Leeuw with a small oval ink stamp to that effect. Beinlich-Seeber 11094. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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        Baltische Studien. AF [1.1832 - 46.1896]. Herausgegeben von der Gesellschaft für Pommersche Geschichte und Alterthumskunde. 15 in 8 Bdd.

      Stettin u. a. Friedrich Heinrich Morin u. a. 1853-1896. - je ca. 240 S., 8°. mit lithographierten Tafeln, gefalteten Tabellen und Faltkarten. Bibliotheks-Hln. Ausgemusterte Exemplare der UB Greifswald mit entsprechenden Stempeln und Klebern. Gebrauchsspuren. Die frühen Jahrgänge der noch bestehenden Zeitschrift. Vorhanden sind die Bände 15/16 (in einem Band), 17/18,1 (m.n.e.) (in einem Band), 19/20 (in einem Band), 21/22 (in einem Band), 23, 33/34 (in einem Band), 35/36 (in einem Band), 45/46 (in einem Band). Beigefügt: Baltische Studien AF 29, Viertes Heft, 1879. kt. Unbeschnitten. Starke Alterungsspuren. Enthält u. a.: Hundekorn - Verlassenschaftsinventar der Herzogin Sophie von Pommern - Sittenpolizeiliches aus dem 18. Jahrhundert. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Protokolle der Kommission für die zweite Lesung des Entwurfs des bürgerlichen Gesetzbuchs. Bde. 2-7 (ohne den Band 1). Dabei: Band II: Recht der Schuldverhältnisse, Abschn. II, Tit. 2-20, Abschn. III-IV; Band III: Sachenrecht; Band IV: Familienrecht; Band V: Erbrecht; Band VI: Anwendung ausländischer Gesetze; Entwurf II des Bürgerlichen Gesetzbuchs Revision; Entwurf des Einführungsgesetzes; Entwurf eines Gesetzes betr. Aenderungen des Gerichtsverfassungsgesetzes ; Band VII: Register (angefertigt von H. Jatzow).

      Berlin, Guttentag, 1896 - 844; 783; 878; 894; 804; 216 S. Schöner Original-Halblederband (mit Buntpapierüberzug auf den Buchdeckeln mit Lederecken und handgeschöpftem Buntpapier als Vorsätze). Oberer Schnitt etwas abgegriffen und fleckig. Einband berieben und bestoßen. Bibliotheksexemplar mit den entsprechenden Stempelungen und Einträgen. Innen gelegentlich etwas angeschmutzt. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 15000 24 x 17 cm, Halbleder mit umlaufendem Rotschnitt [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Galileo a madame Cristina di Lorena (1615)

      Cm. 1,7 x 1,2, pp. 206. Ritratto di Galileo inciso all'antiporta. Bross. orig. con titoli a stampa a piatto e dorso. Qualche trascurabile e fisiologico segno del tempo. Esemplare ben conservato, custodito entro cofanetto coevo. Questo celebre libro di formato minuscolo si dichiara essere il più piccolo mai stampato con caratteri mobili. Il carattere utilizzato è noto con il nome di "occhio di mosca" e fu utilizzato dallo stesso editore per l'altrettanto celebre edizione di Dante del 1878. In fine appare la dicitura: stampato coi caratteri del Dantino onde superare qualsiasi altra minuscola edizione, Maggio 1897. Cfr. Welsh, A bibliography of miniature books, 2935; Fumagalli (Lexicon a pag. 276): "...Les freres Salmin publierent en 1897 une Lettera a Galileo... qui est, peut-etre, le plus petit livre du monde, veritable". La qualità non eccelsa delle fotografie si deve alla estrema difficoltà di mettere a fuoco un oggetto alto 1,7 cm.

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        Advice to Young Anglers

      [New York: William Mills & Son], 1896. First edition. 38 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Printed tan wrappers. Sewn. Small snag at top of spine, with small chip, else fine. First edition. 38 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Amusing comments on various aspects of angling and camping. Carleton was a journalist, the managing editor of the old "Life" magazine for which he wrote the humorous "Thompson Street Poker Club" papers. He was also a successful playwright: his play "The Butterflies", featuring John Drew, made Maude Adams a star. In this book, distributed by a fishing tackle firm, he states, "If the few little precepts I have given can be of any use to the young anglers who will read them, I shall be glad. They have been of no use to me.". Not in Bruns, Sheets, Wetzel

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        Ausführliches Handbuch der Photographie. Band 4.

      Halle Knapp 1896 - (23,5 x 15,5 cm). XIV (2) 194, XII S.; SS. (195)-555. Mit 138 Abbildungen. Moderner Halbleinwandband im Stil der Zeit. Erste Ausgabe des kompletten vierten Bandes. Enthält: Die photographischen Copirverfahren mit Silbersalzen (Positiv-Process). - Die Lichtpausverfahren, die Platinotypie und verschiedene Copirverfahren ohne Silbersalze. - Das Pigmentverfahren und die Heliogravure. - Stempel auf Titel und letztem Blatt, sonst gut erhalten [Attributes: First Edition]

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        LA LECTURE RETROSPECTIVE / INCOMPLET - EN 20 VOLUMES : TOMES : 1/2/3/4/5/6/7/8/9/10/11/12/15/16/17/18/19/20/22/23- MANQUE LES VOLUMES 13/14 ET 21

      IMPRIMERIE DE LAGNY 1896 - RO20208995: 19 volumes de 672 pages, chacun augmentées d'un frontispice en noir et blanc - MANQUE LES VOLUMES 13/14 ET 21 - volume 10 "gondolé" et mors fendu - quelques rousseurs naturelles - volume 12 "LIVRE CACHETTE " : ouvrage modifié, utilisé uniquement comme objet de curiosité (voir photo) - quelques plats frottés - certains dos sont tâchés et/ou frottés - plats jaspés - titres, tomaisons, dates dorés au dos et sur pièce de titre - fleurons dorés au dos - 4 PHOTOS DISPONIBLE - MAGAZINE LITTERAIRE BI-MENSUEL - CHAQUE TOMES CONTIENT: ROMANS, CONTES, NOUVELLES, POESIES, MANQUE LES VOLUMES 13/14 ET 21 - BEAUX-ARTS, SOUVENIRS HISTORIQUES ET LITTERAIRES, VOYAGES, FANTAISIES HUMOURISTIQUES, CRITIQUE etc. In-8 Relié. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos abîmé. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 70.49-Presse illustrée, magazines, revues [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Note sur la Réfutation de la théorie anglaise du fermage de M. Wicksteed;

      Lausanne: Ch. Viret-Genton,, [1896]. [together with:] PARETO, Vilifredo. La Courbe de la répartition de la richesse; [both works published in:] Recueil publié par la Faculté de Droit à l'occasion de l'exposition nationale Suisse Genève 1896. Quarto. Contemporary paper wrappers printed in black, edges uncut, unopened. With the glassine wrappers. Preserved in a cloth box. A few nicks and short tears to spine ends of wrappers, front wrappers a little marked, some occasional light foxing, otherwise an excellent copy. First editions of two scarce papers of the two leading figures of the Lausanne School of Economics. The first paper contains Walras' criticism of Wicksteed's An Essay on the coordination of the laws of distribution, (1894) and occupies pages 1-11 of the Recueil. Pareto's paper, printed on pages 371-87, adds substantial material to his theory of distribution. The Recueil also includes other papers by E. Lehr, A. Schnetzler, E. Roguin, C. Soldan, H. Brocher de la Fléchère, A. de Senarclens, J. Berney and H. Erman.

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        Eine neue Art von Strahlen. (Vorläufige Mittheilung). 4. Auflage. - (Und:) II. Mittheilung. 2 Teile in 1 Band.

      Würzburg Stahel 1896 - (22,5 x 15 cm). 12 S.; 9 S., 1 Bl. Verlagsanzeigen. Leinwandband der Zeit. (Sonderdrucke aus: Sitzungsber. der Würzburger Physikal.-medicin. Ges.). Hier die beiden bahnbrechenden Veröffentlichungen Röntgens; die "II. Mittheilung" in erster Ausgabe und die "Vorläufige Mittheilung" in 4. Auflage. - Nachdem der Sonderdruck der ersten (vorläufigen) Mitteilung sofort nach Erscheinen (Ende 1895) vergriffen war, kamen von ihr 1896 in rascher Folge die zweite bis fünfte Auflage heraus und bald auch die als Fortsetzung gedachte "II. Mittheilung". - Nach Würzburg zurückgekehrt, wendet sich Röntgen der Erforschung der Kathodenstrahlen zu. Hier gelingt ihm am Abend des 8. November 1895 seine epochemachende Entdeckung: Während des Experimentierens mit der Hittorf-Crookesschen Röhre beobachtet er das Fluoreszieren eines mit Bariumplatinzyanid bestrichenen Schirms, obwohl die Röhre mit einem schwarzen Karton völlig abgedeckt war. Er schließt daraus auf eine neue Art von Strahlung, deren große Durchdringungsfähigkeit ihn auf den Gedanken bringt, den absorbierenden Körper durch die eigene Hand und den Schirm durch eine photographische Platte zu ersetzen. Diese und andere physikalische Eigenschaften beschreibt er in seinen beiden Mitteilungen. Für seine Entdeckung erhält er 1901, als erster Physiker überhaupt, den Nobelpreis für Physik. - PMM 380; Dibner 162; Sparrow 171; Garrison-Morton 2683. - Beigebunden: - Levy, Max. Die Durchleuchtung des menschlichen Körpers mittels Röntgen-Strahlen zu medicinisch-diagnostischen Zwecken. Berlin. Hirschwald. 1896. 14 S., 1 Bl. Anzeigen. - Einzige Ausgabe des in der Sitzung der Berliner Physiologischen Gesellschaft gehaltenen Vortrags. Die von Levy beschriebenen Versuche "bedeuten eine erhebliche Verbesserung in der Verwendung der Röntgenstrahlen zu diagnostischen Zwecken" (Glaser). - Winkelmann, A. und R(udolph) Straubel. Über einige Eigenschaften der Röntgen'schen X-Strahlen. (Vorläufige Mittheilung). 2. um einen Nachtrag vermehrte Auflage. Jena. Fischer. 1896. 18 S. Mit 2 Tafeln in Lichtdruck. (Sonderdruck aus: Jenaische Zeitschrift für Naturwiss.). - Die beiden Forscher untersuchen die Brechbarkeit der Strahlen mit Metallprismen, die Reflexion, die Durchlässigkeit verschiedener Gläser, die Wirkung auf fotografische Schichten, die diffuse Ausbreitung durch verschiedene Medien und die Umwandlung der Strahlen mit Hilfe von Flußspath. - Poggendorff IV, 1453. - Sehr selten. - Wächter, Friedrich. Über das Verhalten der radioaktiven Uran- und Thoriumverbindungen im elektrischen Lichtbogen. (Wien. 1906). 14 S. Mit 2 (1 gefalteten) Tafeln. (Sonderdruck aus: Sitzungsber. der k. Akad. der Wiss. in Wien). - Tormin, Ludwig. Magische Strahlen. Die Gewinnung photographischer Lichtbilder lediglich durch odisch-magnetische Ausstrahlung des menschlichen Körpers. Düsseldorf. Schmitz & Olbers. 1896. 20 S. Mit 2 Abbildungen. - Die letzten beiden Schriften papierbedingt gebräunt, sonst sauber und wohlerhalten [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Eine neue Art von Strahlen. (Vorläufige Mittheilung). 4. Auflage.

      First Edition, 4.th printing, 12 pages sider, Würzburg Stahel,, 1896, Bound in a fine contemporary half cloth with goldprint on frontboard, wery fine copy Sonderdrucke aus: Sitzungsber. der Würzburger Physikal.-medicin

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        The Kaffirs of the Hindu Kush

      1896 - First edition. With a coloured folding map and 54 plates, & with illustrations in the text. 8vo. Original cloth, professionally rebacked, using original spine, new endpapers. Boards a little bubbled. xx, 658pp. London, Lawrence & Bullen. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA]
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        L'Enseignement Professionnel du Menuisier. 2 volumes sans atlas.

      Paris, Bibliothèque de l'Enseignement Professionnel 1896-1897 - Ouvrage orné de nombreux croquis dans le texte, de 42 vues architecturales hors texte, d'un Vocabulaire illustré. Les 2 volumes d'Atlas contenant chacun 100 planches sont manquants. Paris, Bibliothèque de l'Enseignement Professionnel - 1896 et 1897 - 572 et 565 pages. Reliure demi chagrin noir de l'époque. Dos à nerfs aux titre et auteur dorés. Pas de rousseur. Très bon état. Format in-4°(31x22). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE BETROTHED (HIS WAVERLEY NOVELS)

      A. CONSTABLE, 1896. Hardcover. Used; Good. Covers worn. Illustrated Plates. Sent from the UK within 24 hours. EXPEDITED UK DELIVERY AVAILABLE. Bookbarn International Inventory #1413911

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        THE ISLAND OF DOCTOR MOREAU

      London: Heinemann, 1896. First Edition. Quarto; VG-; Tan cloth boards and spine with black and red lettering, island image embossed on front board; Some wear to the edges, corners bumped and slightly fraying; Spine is toned and darker than the boards; deckle cut pages age-toned but free of marking; some slight cracking starting at gutters, but binding still secure; 1896 date on title page with no other dates or printings listed. Association Copy: Bookplate of Lytton Strachey on front paste down. True first printing, Curry binding A, catalog state B (no priority) 219 pages with several pages of advertisements. Shelved in case 2. Dupont.

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        The Lark Nos 1-24 + The Epilark [all published]

      San Francisco: William Doxey, 1896-1897, 1896. First edition, second issue of issue number 1 with the Doxey imprint replacing the C. A. Murdock imprint. Harlan, At the Sign of the Lark, 20. Hinges skillfully repaired; bindings a little spotted; paper slightly browned (as always); very good copy.. 25 issues in 2 vols, 8vo, original pictorial beige cloth, black lettering. Two plates and numerous illustrations and vignettes in the text. One of the most original and imaginative American fin-de-siècle magazines, instigated by a group of San Francisco artists and writers, led by Gelett Burgess and including Ernest Peixotto, Willis Polk, Porter Garnett, Yone Noguchi, Maynard Dixon and Frank Norris, who called themselves Les Jeunes. Burgess' famous verse "The Purple Cow!" is in the first issue.

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        Okkulte Erlebnisse. Erstausg. Exemplar 42/90 der signierten! Vorzugsausgabe mit der Porträt-Radierung Thomas Manns.

      64 S., 2 Bll., mit 1 blattgroßen Radierung, Gr.-8, Blauer O-Ecrasélederband mit vergoldeten Fileten, Deckel-, Rücken- u. Innenkantenvergoldung, grün-goldene Vorsatzpapiere u. dreiseitiger Goldschnitt. Im O-Schuber mit Lederkanten Einmalige Auflage in 300 Exemplaren, die ersten 90 (vorl. 42) mit einer Porträtradierung Thomas Manns von Karl Dannemann (1896-1945, Schauspieler u. Maler, als Student Meisterschüler von Max Slevogt), die sowohl von Dannemann als auch von Thomas Mann signiert ist! Eine zweite Signatur Thomas Manns hinten unter dem Druckvermerk. - Von dieser Ausgabe kamen nur 75 Expl. in den Handel. Einband u. Vergoldung aus der Werkstatt Holzey & Sohn, Leipzig. Titel in Blau u. Schwarz breitrandiger Pressendruck von Poeschel & Trepte in Leipzig gedruckt in Grasset-Antiqua auf Zanders-Hadernpapier. - Der Text basiert auf vier spiritistischen Sitzungen mit Albert von Schrenck-Notzing u. dem Medium Willi Schneider. Die Protokolle, die der Niederschrift von "Okkulte Erlebnisse" vorangingen, wurden erstmals von Schrenck-Notzing in "Experimente der Fernbewegung" (S.253-262) veröffentlicht. Etliche Formulierungen u. sogar ganze Abschnitte aus dem vorliegendem Essay hat Thomas Mann auch in seinen im selben Jahr erschienenen Roman "Zauberberg" übernommen (im Kapitel "Fragwürdigstes" vgl. P. Pytlik: Okkultismus und Moderne. Ein kulturhistorisches Phänomen und seine Bedeutung für die Literatur um 1900. Schöningh 2005, S.115ff). - Schuber leicht berieben u. bestossen Rücken etwas verfärbt, Ecken min. berieben ein gutes u. schönes Expl.

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        Raccolta di sedici estratti originali e cinque lettere autografe.

      Roma, 1901/1910, sedici pubblicazioni originali rilegate in un volume in 8vo mezza tela con titoli fregi dorati al dorso apposita tasca in fine contenente cinque lettere manoscritte dell'On. Generale Luchinio dal Verme indirizzate al Gen. Corticelli, datate Roma, 5 febbraio 1902, Palermo 7 marzo 1902, Palermo 30 novembre 1908, Milano 9 dicembre 1908 (biglietto in busta intestata e affrancata) e Roma 4 ottobre 1910. Oltre a quattro ritagli di giornali dell'epoca. Le pubblicazioni sono : Sulle spese straordinarie militari. Discorso pronunciato alla Camera dei Deputati il 27 marzo 1901. + Sulle spese per la marina. Discorso pronunciato alla Camera dei Deputati il 1 maggio 1901. + Sulle spese militari. Discorso pronunciato alla Camera dei Deputati il 8 giugno 1909. + Il generale Govone a Custoza. + Dopo Custoza. + L'Italia nel libro di Lord Cromer. + Inchiesta sulla guerra boera. + La guerra nell'Estremo Oriente. + Tre mesi di guerra nell'Estremo Oriente. + La guerra nell'Estremo Oriente (5 maggio - 25 luglio) + (25 luglio) - 5 ottobre) + (2 ottobre 1904 - 6 gennaio 1905) + (6 gennaio - 8 aprile). + La battaglia di Tsuscima. + La pace nell'Estremo Oriente. + L'esercito russo e la guerra giapponese. Commenti storici e critici del generale Kuropatkin. Il generale Carlo Corticelli di Bergamo fu incaricato nel 1896 dell'inchiesta tecnica sulla battaglia di Adua. Se il Gen. Baratieri fu assolto è anche merito delle affermazioni del perito tecnico Corticelli. Rarita' assoluta!!

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        JUDE THE OBSCURE

      1896. With an Etching by H. Macbeth-­Raeburn and a Map of Wessex. (London:) James R. Osgood, McIlvaine & Co., (1896). Original dark blue-green cloth with monogram device in gilt. First Edition of Hardy's last great novel, issued as Vol. VIII of "The Wessex Novels." Titled HEARTS INSURGENT at the time of its serial appearance, the book was ahead of its time; the depiction of Jude and his cousin Sue settling down together and having two children (though unmarried) was too much for the 1890s public. After JUDE (and due in part to the outcry over it), Hardy was to spend his remaining 30+ years writing only verse.~In this copy, the last pages of chapters are numbered only in gatherings "B" plus "E"-through-"H". Some copies have such pages numbered in "A" through "H", but in most copies, as here, some but not all of the first eight gatherings have numbered pages, presumably as later sheets were gradually altered to conform to the latter part of the book (they are never numbered in gatherings "I" onward).~This is a very good-plus copy, perhaps near-fine (spine cloth slightly wrinkled, a touch of wear at the corners, endpapers slightly cracked). Purdy pp 86-91.

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        Sense and Sensibility

      Macmillan, UK 1896 - 1st Edition Thus 1896. New edition with new line drawings by Hugh Thomson. With the original Art Nouveau board and endpaper desgns by the formost Art Nouveau designer A Turbayne. Book is very good++ and bright. Edges lightly rubbed in places. Corners a little softened. Contents good. Small inscription to inner page. Light foxing to title pages. More images can be taken upon request. Ref Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Heart of a Continent a Narrative of Travels in Manchuria across the Gobi Desert through the Himalayas the Pamirs and Chitral 1884 1894

      4 foldings maps, (one duplicated, one in rear pocket), illustrations. Second edition. 8vo., cloth. London, John Murray.

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        Aan D. ingang Van den Hout [set: 'Gesiten buyten Haarlem'].

      - Figures at the entrance of the woods: figures by a fence, riding horses, and animals. Titled at the bottom: 'Aan D. ingang Van den Hout', numbered on the right: '2'. On verso collector's marks: Pieter Willem van Doorne (1896-1971) [L. 4731], Pim van Eekelen (Amsterdam 1923-1984) (L.5101). Etching on paper, with margins; plate mark: 152 x 183 mm, total: 174 x 207 mm; state II/2, in outstanding condition; Hollstein 2.

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        Traité d'électrothérapie oculaire.

      Paris, Maloine, 1896.. Octavo. Pp. iv, 479. With 17 wood-engraved illustrations. Hardcover, bound in contemporary polished calf and marbled boards, marbled endpapers, extremities trifle rubbed. In a very good condition. ~ First edition. Pierre Pansier (1864-1939). Very rare early treatise on the implementation of electrotherapy in ophthalmology. The rare illustrations depict some of the very early models of electrotherapeutic machines and electrical stimulation equipment used for the purpose.

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        Manuscript Journal of an Imperial German Marine Volunteer, Recournting His Numerous Voyages, China, Japan, Russia, the Phillipines, Brazil and Patagonia, Over a Period of Seven Years.

      Kiel [Northern Germany], 1896-1899., 1896. Fair copy manuscript account written by Johann Heinrich Hermann Neubauer (born 1874) who was a volunteer in the German Imperial Navy, recounting his numerous voyages and service in vast corners of the globe including China, Japan, Russia, the Phillipines, Brazil and Patagonia, over a period of seven years, looking back to his naval training in April 1892 and leading up to December 1899. Especially captivating are the descriptions of China and South America. With frontis portrait photograph of the writer in navy attire, taken in Nagasaki, and manuscript dedication to adjacent leaf dated 18 December 1896 when he began the work. Text is in German. With tipped-in manuscript message by a Navy Captain on the stationery of the SMS Gefion pertaining to 13 July 1896, and a tipped-in German newspaper printed in Tsingtao 29 March 1899. 8vo. 271 in manuscript. Brown cloth boards, original endpapers. Significant wear to tipped-in newspaper, volume lacks spine, otherwise very good condition, internally crisp and bright, a pleasing naval memoire in a fine hand, centered largely on China. German imperialism is the distinct theme in this manuscript volume, which features naval service during the occupation of Kiautschou Bay, and foremost German colonial influence over Tsingtao as its primary East Asia trading and naval post, while offering detailed observations of the Tsingtao in particular. Up and coming German colonies in Brazil also appear in the journal as the writer served on a vessel sent to quell the Brazilian Naval Revolts (Revoltas da Armada) in Rio de Janeiro in 1893. A voyage was further made to Manila in an effort to secure German colonial possessions in the Philippines. Replete with adventure as he sailed around the world observing and participating in colonial Germany's foreign expansion and commerce, particularly in China. Following a briefing of his earliest voyages, some twenty-five pages describe his adventures with SMS Alexandrine in South America. In 1893 this vessel was sent to Brazil where the Revolta da Armada (Revolt of the Fleet), though not a direct attack, did threaten German interests. Continuing with SMS Alexandrine, the writer would find himself in Japan, the ship and her captain being commissioned to monitor the First Sino-Japanese War of 1894-1895. . Inscribed and Signed By Author. Manuscript.

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        Kabinettphotographie mit eh. U. recto und eh. Widmung und U. verso.

      Berlin, 11. VIII. 1896. - 142:101 mm auf etwas größerem Trägerkarton. Tadellos erhaltenes Portrait en face aus dem Atelier Franz Kühn, Berlin. Die umseitige Widmung "mit ergebenstem Grusse" an Generalleutnant von Schubert. - Selten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Signed Photo

      Famous Russian choreographer and ballet dancer (1896-1979) - Signed photo, 3.25 x 4.5 inches, inscribed, stamped on verso by photographer Annemarie Heinrich, Buenos Aires, in excellent condition

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        The River War

      Longmans, Green and Co. - Two volumes; first edition, second state with typographical correction to volume 2, p.459; half-titles, 7 photogravure portraits including 2 frontispieces, 24 maps, 20 folding, illustrations, without the advertisements at end of volume 1.Original pictorial cloth; 8vo. Churchill's second book - "The first object of this book is to relate in exact military detail the operations directed by Lord Kitchener of Khartoum on the Upper Nile from April 1896 to February 1899, which I have called 'The River War.' It of course includes his account of the charge of the 21st Lancers, to whom he was attached, at Omdurman. A near fine set with very light spotting throughout, spines a little rubbed and darkened, minor bumping to spine ends and corners, light rubbing to extremities, preserved in slip-case.

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        ART WORK OF UTAH. PUBLISHED IN TWELVE PARTS.

      Chicago. 1896. - Eleven parts only, comprising [4-]18pp. of text, and over 100 photographic views on [55] leaves. Folio. Original printed stiff wrappers. Eleven of twelve parts, lacking part one. Spines somewhat chipped, rear wrapper of part twelve dampstained, with a large chip at foot. Part twelve also with some interior dampstaining, but overall generally clean internally, with tissue guards. Very good. Parts two through twelve of one of the earlier works to appear in the "Art Work" series, with many fine views of Utah, both scenic and in towns, and particularly notable for illustrating architecture. Includes depictions of Mormon buildings and a brief sketch of their history. This series is generally quite scarce. FLAKE 206.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        ART WORK OF UTAH PUBLISHED IN TWELVE PARTS

      Chicago, 1896. Eleven parts only, comprising [4-]18pp. of text, and over 100 photographic views on [55] leaves. Folio. Original printed stiff wrappers. Eleven of twelve parts, lacking part one. Spines somewhat chipped, rear wrapper of part twelve dampstained, with a large chip at foot. Part twelve also with some interior dampstaining, but overall generally clean internally, with tissue guards. Very good. Parts two through twelve of one of the earlier works to appear in the "Art Work" series, with many fine views of Utah, both scenic and in towns, and particularly notable for illustrating architecture. Includes depictions of Mormon buildings and a brief sketch of their history. This series is generally quite scarce. FLAKE 206.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Builders' Trade Catalogue

      Pfeil, Stedall & Son, Iron & Hardware Merchants, Broad Street, Bloomsbury, 1896. 4to. (290 x 220 mm). Original maroon cloth-covered bevelled boards, the upper board and backstrip gilt-lettered; pictorial title-page showing the firm's warehouses and offices in Broad St., Bloomsbury and the iron and timber warhouses in Macklin St., St. Giles'; pp. 420, copiously illustrated with thousands of items with prices; a near fine copy. A handsome trade catalogue illustrating an enormous variety of cast and wrought iron work, ranging from screws, nuts and bolts to letterboxes, fireplaces, lathes, copying presses and planing machines.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        The Savoy An Illustrated Quarterly

      The name Savoy was borrowed from the new London hotel and was intended to be suggestive of modernity and opulence.The Savoy was a magazine of literature, art, and criticism published in eight numbers from January to December 1896 in London. It featured work by authors such as W. B. Yeats, Max Beerbohm, Joseph Conrad, Aubrey Beardsley and Leonard Smithers, a controversial friend of Oscar Wilde who was also known as a pornographer. Among other publications by Smithers were rare erotic works and unique items such as books bound in human skinThe Savoy was founded as a competitor to The Yellow Book and to provide work for members of the Decadent movement as it began to decline with the imprisonment of Oscar Wilde.[2] The magazine was started by Leonard Smithers, writer Arthur Symons (The Symbolist Movement In Literature) and artist Aubrey Beardsley. It is considered a little magazine, and was described as "a manifesto in revolt against Victorian materialism".[3] The name was inspired by the Savoy Hotel, a glamorous hotel in London which opened in 1889 and became infamous for being the location for Oscar Wilde's trysts.[4]Hubert Crackanthorpe tried to convince Grant Richards to join him in buying The Savoy but the plan never came to fruition. The magazine folded in December 1896 with its eighth issue.[5] In the final issue, Symons considered its failure:

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        Maggie

      D. Appleton and Company, New York 1896 - 1st editon, 2nd printing (first with Crane listed as the author). Preceeded by the rare privately printed edition-1060 copies in 1893, all printed in wrappers, with Crane using a pseudonym. Spine lightly faded, else near fine in tan buckram, stamped and lettered in red, black and gilt. His first book, a back street classic, whispering that death always announces itself with silent sounds. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Biblioctopus]
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        A spinner and a fisherman [set: Mediterranean Landscape Scenes] (Een spinner en een visser).

      - River landscape with a standing woman spinning beside a fisherman. Monogrammed on the top left; on verso collector's mark: Pieter Willem van Doorne (1896-1971) [L. 4731] Etching on paper, with some margin; plate mark: 114 x 119, total: 122 x 129 mm; state II/4 Hollstein 18, Dutuit 18

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat A.G. van der Steur]
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        Montgomery Ward and CO. Catalogue and Buyers' Guide, Fall and Winter 1896 - 1897, No. 60

      Montgomery Ward & Co. 1896 - Original Montgomery Ward mail order catalogue. 5th ed, published Sept. 1896. Publisher's color wraps. Spine curled, a few scuffs to edge. Small chip missing from left corner of front cover, a few tears along cover edge. Small "Albert P. Fisks" stamp on cover. Front cover shows a mailman delivering the catalog to three happy women and a man on a front porch. 748 pages. Generally very good internally. Minor tanning, but a sound copy. Heavily illustrated. A few color plates showing samples. "Montgomery Ward was founded by Aaron Montgomery Ward in 1872. Ward had conceived of the idea of a dry goods mail-order business in Chicago, Illinois, after several years of working as a traveling salesman among rural customers. He observed that rural customers often wanted "city" goods but their only access to them was through rural retailers who had little competition and did not offer any guarantee of quality. Ward also believed that by eliminating intermediaries, he could cut costs and make a wide variety of goods available to rural customers, who could purchase goods by mail and pick them up at the nearest train station." In 1896 the US post office started to offer free rural delivery. This led to expansion of the mail order business. - Smithsonian [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Lark . . . Nos. 1-24 + The Epilark [all published].

      San Francisco: William Doxey, 1896-1897. 25 issues in 2 vols, 8vo, original pictorial beige cloth, black lettering. Two plates and numerous illustrations and vignettes in the text. ¶ One of the most original and imaginative American fin-de-siècle magazines, instigated by a group of San Francisco artists and writers, led by Gelett Burgess and including Ernest Peixotto, Willis Polk, Porter Garnett, Yone Noguchi, Maynard Dixon and Frank Norris, who called themselves Les Jeunes. Burgess' famous verse "The Purple Cow!" is in the first issue. Hinges skillfully repaired; bindings a little spotted; paper slightly browned (as always); very good copy.

      [Bookseller: Brick Row Book Shop]
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        Big Class cutters Meteor II and an unidentified other 

      2 large format photographs, in substantial original dark wood frames, each 720 x 615 mm within mount, signed in ink on the second photograph lower right "McLure MacDonald & Co. Glasgow". c. 

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd.]
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        Daily Resolves (Gem Series)

      London and New York: Ernest Nister and E.P. Dutton & Co, 1896. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Pictorial boards backed in white cloth. Very Good+ with 1912 gift inscription on front flyleaf. light foxing to endpapers, a hint of soiling and light wear to covers. A nice copy. The famous African-American educator, author, speaker, and leader's rare first book, a small collection of inspirational quotes with multicolor illuminated-manuscript-style illustrations, printed in Bavaria, Germany.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA ]
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        ENGLISH BOOKBINDINGS IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM and FOREIGN BOOKBINDINGS IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM.

      London, England: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co. 1895-1896. folio. original cloth, top edge gilt, others uncut, decorated endpapers. xviii pages of introductory material, unpaginated thereafter; xxiv pages of introductory material, unpaginated thereafter. 2 Volumes. First edition, limited to 500 numbered copies. (Mejer no.1345). Preface and introduction by the author in both volumes. First volume with 63 plates of works bound in Britain. Second volume with 65 plates of works bound elsewhere. Magnificent examples of chromolithography. Plates printed by W. Griggs. Covers faded at edges, rubbed and scuffed, and bumped at fore-edge corners, but in much better condition than usual. Two bookplates of previous owners on front pastedown of both volumes.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll]
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        An Outcast of the Islands

      London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1896. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. [vii], 391pp. [1] Original green ribbed cloth, spine lettered in gilt, gilt top edge. First edition,first impression with typographical errors all uncorrected. Very Good or better with a few very light stains to cloth, slight lean and a crease to spine, inner top edge stained, offsetting to endpapers, former owner's name on front free endpaper, front hinge a little free. A nice copy of Conrad's second novel.

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        The Exploration of the Caucasus. With Illustrations by Vittorio Stella. Vol. I and II. Mit 78 Photogravüren, 3 (von 4) gefalt. Karten, 4 gefalt. Panoramen und zahll. photographischen Textabb., teils auf Tafeln.

      London Arnold 1896 - 4°. XXIII, 278 S. u. X, 290 S. + Tafeln, Karten u. Panoramen. Neues HLdr. mit je 2 RSch. u. reicher Rverg. und Ganzgoldschnitt (v. Hahn, Frankfurt). Erste Ausgabe. Henze II, 290: "Hervorragender englischer Alpinist, dem der unvergängliche Ruhm gebührt, die ersten genaueren Berichte über die höchsten Gipfel, über die Gletscherwelt eines Teiles des Kaukasus, über den landschaftlichen Charakter seiner Hochregionen veröffentlicht und, als Kenner der gleichartigen Erscheinungen in den Alpen, durch Vergleiche die Kenntnis des kaukasischen Hochgebirges unserem Verständnisse nähergebracht zu haben. V. Sella der unübertroffene Großmeister der Hochgebirgsphotographie hielt eine Reihe eindrucksvoller Bilder fest." - Vol.II: Es fehlt die Karte "Map of the peaks", die im Hinterdeckel war, eine Tafel ist lose (zw. S. 80/81). Rote Farb-Anstreichungen bzw. -Anmerkungen auf 1 Karte, 1 Panorama u. 1 Tafel, sonst vereinzelte rote Farb-Anstreichungen nur im Bd. 2. Papierbedingt minimal gebräunt, minimal stockfleckig u. minimal bis leicht wasserrandig, NaV. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Osthoff]
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        Mandamet der keyserlijker Maiesteit vuytghegeue int laer xlvi.

      New York: De Vinne Press for A. M. Huntington,, 1896. Mer Dintitulatie ende declaratie vande gereprobeerde boecken, gheschict briden Doctoren inde Faculteyt van Theologie in Duniversiteyt van Louen, Duer dordonnantie ende beuel der seluer K. M. Quarto. Original vellum, front cover lettered in gilt. Bookplate of Otto Orren Fisher to front pastedown. Small description of the edition tipped-in after front free endpapers. Front board bent, covers a little toned. Otherwise a very good copy. Limited facsimile edition, one of 100 copies, of the 1546 edition of the Index Expurgatorius. The 1546 edition was published in Brussels by the Faculty of Theology at the University of Leuven on the orders of Charles V and predates the first Roman version of 1557, produced under Pope Paul IV. The Index Expurgatoris was a constantly changing list of publications banned by the Roman Catholic Church and was not officially abolished until 1965.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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