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        Essais de Jean Rey docteur en médecine sur la recherche de la cause pour laquelle l'étain et le plomb augmentent de poids quand on les calcine

      143pp Paris, Masson (G.), Libraire-éditeur, 1896, in-8, 143pp, demi basane brune, Cachet annulé de la faculté catholique de Paris. Édition tiré à seulement 300 exemplaires,n°295.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        NEUE GLÜHLICHTER. Jge.1896-1910. 8 Bände.

      gr.-4, mit zahlr., tls. farb. Abb., HLn. d. Zt., berieben, Kanten berieben, Ecken leicht bestoß., Buchblock des 1. Bandes lose, sonst insges. guter Zustand. Dietzel-Hügel 1191. Unter diesem Titel als Nachfolge bzw. Vorläuferzeitschrift der "Glühlichter" zwischen 1896 u. 1910 erschienen. Das illustrierte sozialdemokratische Satireblatt richtete seine Polemiken vor allem gegen Lueger und die Christlichsozialen, aber auch gegen Adel u. Klerus. - So komplett höchst selten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Löcker]
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        Stops Of Various Quills [signed, Limited To 50 Copies]

      Harper and Brothers, NY 1896 - Sepia; Large paper edition signed on the limitation page in black ink by both Howells and Pyle. Frontis done on China Paper tissue along with two others, headpieces and vignettes in sepia, and historiated initials in black, by Pyle. 1/2 cream cloth over granite blue boards and printed spine label. Number 34 of only 50 copies signed by Howells and Pyle. Edges untrimmed. ; Signed by Author & Illustrator; 0 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Berthe Morisot (Madame Eugène Manet)

      - Galerie Durand-Ruel, Paris 1896, 18,5x24,5cm, broché. - Prima edizione, stampata su posato e non si parla di questo catalogo mostra dedicata a Berthe Morisot, dopo la sua morte a Durand-Ruel Gallery 5 al 21 marzo 1896. prefazione originale di Stéphane Mallarmé. Frontespizio, una foto incisa ritratto di Berthe Morisot da Edouard Manet. piccoli punti su bemolle minore, un restauro testa del primo, piacevole stato interiore piatta senza lentiggini. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, imprimée sur vergé et sans mention, de ce catalogue de l'exposition consacrée à Berthe Morisot, au lendemain de sa mort, à la Galerie Durand-Ruel du 5 au 21 Mars 1896. Préface originale de Stéphane Mallarmé. En frontispice, un portrait photogravé de Berthe Morisot par Edouard Manet. Infimes taches sans gravité sur les plats, une restauration en tête du premier plat, agréable état intérieur sans rousseur.  

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        Three albumen paper photographs (each approximately 150 x 200 mm, on original cardboard mounts, 240 x 300 mm)

      - They are captioned in ink on the verso of each mount 'Palmerston, Port Darwin, NT, destroyed by Tornado, December, 1896', along with the initials FEB. Not unnatually, we thought this was the photographer, until we discovered his initials are FAKB! Further specific details are pencilled onto the verso of each mount, namely 'P.R. Allen's Store', 'Rundle's Store', and 'Bennett Street'. Interestingly, the well-exposed interior of Allen's store shows another photographer at work! The mounts are a little marked and chipped, one print is a little weak on contrast, but overall the condition is very good. Florenz August Karl Bleeser (1871-1942) was born in Woodside, South Australia. He became an assistant postmaster in Darwin, where he lived from 1889 until his death. A large collection of his glass negatives in the National Library of Australia includes variant examples of two of these prints (NLA PIC/9981/63 and 65). Please use the 'Ask Bookseller a Question' link below to confirm availability and postage charges.

      [Bookseller: Michael Treloar Booksellers ANZAAB/ILAB]
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        La croisade des enfants

      - Mercure de France, Paris 1896, 11,5x15cm, broché. - Prima edizione, una delle 460 copie su cui a formare. autografo firmato di Marcel Schwob Paolo a Armon. Libro Illustrato di una litografia di copertura Maurice Delcourt. Bella copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 460 exemplaires sur vergé à la forme. Envoi autographe signé de Marcel Schwob à Paul d'Armon. Ouvrage illustré d'une lithographie de Maurice Delcourt en couverture. Agréable exemplaire.  

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        Larenopfer.

      Prag, Dominicus (Th.Gruss), 1896. - Titelbl., III, 106 S., 2 S. Anz. Kl.8vo. OBroschur mit Deckelornamentik u.Titel in Blau (Entwurf: Valerie von David-Rhonfeld). Mises 2. Ritzer E 27. WG 3. - Die sehr seltene erste Ausgabe von Rilkes zweiter Veröffentlichung, die er als seine erste gültige Gedichtsammlung ansah: 79 Gedichte über seine Heimatstadt Prag. Exemplar mit 6-zeiliger Widmung des gerade 20jährigen Dichters (unterhalb der Verlagsadresse) an seinen ersten namhaften Förderer, den Prager Germanisten August Sauer (mit dessen Ehefrau Rilke eng befreundet war, vgl. ausführlich R.Freedman, Rilke, der junge Dichter, Insel-Verlag 2001, S.61 ff.).- Widmung ("Dem hochverdienten Litterarhistoriker." usw.) mit minim. Klebespur an der Unterkante der Unterschrift ("René Maria Rilke"). "Wer ihn gekannt hat (.), der bewahrt als persönliche Kostbarkeiten (.) die von seiner Hand gesendeten Bücher auf; das schmale Bändchen >Larenopfer<, mit seinem Heimatkontur in Wort und Bild.mit den Meilensteinen von Widmungen (usw.)" (so Hedda Sauer in: Rilke. Stimmen der Freunde. Hg. Von G. Buchheit, 1931, p. 95). - Rücken mit Fehlstelle oben, unbeschnitten, RDeckel etwas fleckig. Titelblatt mit leichter Abklatsch-Klebspur im Blattrand. Innendeckel mit ganzseit. Exlibris in Farblithographie ("August Sauer") in der Art von Mucha. Die Gestalterin der häufig abgebildeten Deckelillustration, Valerie von David-Rhonfeld, war Rilkes erste Liebe - Sehr selten.- (Keine paypal-Zahlung möglich).- Wegen Versandmodalitäten und-kosten etc. bitte vorher beim Händler (per e-mail ) anfragen! [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fontane-Antiquariat Dr. H. Scheffers]
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        Evliya Celebi Seyahatnamesi. Vol. 1-10.

      Istanbul : Devlet Basimevi, 1896 -1938. 674, 479, 534, 432, 602, 554, 912, 786, 893, 1112 p. Hardcover. Acceptable. Volumes 1-8 in Ottoman (arab letters), 9 and 10 in Turkish (latin letters). Volumes 1-6 bound in half leather, quite good condition, gilt spine (1-4), worn covers, paper slightly brownish, some foxed pages, stamp and marginalia on first and last page, 3 pages with marginalia. Vol 7 - 10 clothbound, used. Vol 8 with broken hinge and partly loosed cover. Vol 9 with tears at spine, hinges slightly damaged. Vol. 10: cover nearly seperated from inner book, cover soiled and damaged at spine. Ex-libris in most books. Die Reisen von Tschelebi Evlija The books of travel

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat für Fachliteratur]
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        Icones Orchidearum Austro-Africanarum Extra-Tropicarum ; Figures, with Descriptions, of Extra-Tropical South African Orchids - 3 Volumes

      William Wesley & Son, London, 1896. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Three volumes complete. All 300 chromolithographed plates present. From the library of arborist, H B Nicholson (whose signature is found on all three front pastedowns). All three are bound in green with gilt titling. The boards are sound and secure. The three books have clear plastic protective covers (neat). Volume 1: The boards are mildly scuffed. The spine has a Dewey classification label. The book has aging and foxing throughout. There is repair to the hinges by a previous owner about the volume. From the front pastedown has an atmospheric ex-libris plate (A J Ballantine). This volume has a facsimile of the original Vol. I - Part I published by William Wesley & Son, London and J C Juta & Co, Cape Town and Johannesburg, 1893 [August 15th]. The plates are placid, pleasing and genteel. From tab. 22 to tab. 35 have storage marks. The pages are assured, firm, tidy and clear. Volume II: Published William Wesley & Son, London, 1911. Plates are separate. They are in colour and also black and white. All complete. The front pastedown has a similar ex-libris plate to Volume I. The early and later pages have age related marks and foxing. The contents are otherwise benign, patient, diligent and sure. The binding is occasionally weak. The spine also has a Dewey classification label. The titling is fresh. Volume III: Published William Wesley & Son, London, 1913 (posthumously). Edited by his daughter-in-law, Harriet Margaret Louisa. There are nine extra plates by his son, Frank Bolus. The boards are tidy with some light scuffing. The titling is bright. There is shelving wear to the spine. Within, the front pastedown has an identical ex-libris plate as the former volumes. The trims have storage marks. The plates (separate from the text) are mild, pretty, precise. The page borders have age related marks here and there. The plates are in colour and black and white. The early pages have flushes of foxing. In general the contents are agreeable, assured and appealing. Altogether the set - which is rare - is a contented one. fk

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        Traité des matières colorantes organiques artificielles, de leur préparation industrielle et de leurs applications. Préface de Edouard Grimaux.

      Paris: G. Masson, 1896 - Edition originale, 2 fort volumes in-8; T.I: xx, 832p.; T.II: [833p.]-1648p.; 261 échantillons teints ou imprimés sur soie, laine, coton, papier et cuir, nombreuses figures dans le texte. Reliure d'éditeur en percaline bordeaux, titre doré au dos et sur le plat supérieur. Petit accroc au dos du second volume, papier fendu aux charnières intérieures du même, mais un bon exemplaire. Une exposition particulièrement complète de "l'état actuel de nos connaissances, tant au point de vue scientifique qu'au point de vue industriel, sur les matières colorantes organiques artificielles." Pour chaque type de colorant se trouve l'historique, les propriétés et les réactions générales, les formules de constitution, puis pour chaque substance chimique l'indication rigoureuse des mémoires et des brevets qui s'y rattachent. Edouard Grimaux, qui signe la préface, fut professeur de chimie à l'Ecole polytechnique et collègue de Lefèvre, qui fonda en 1897 la "Revue générale des matières colorantes". Une somme comportant plus de 260 échantillons de textiles aux coloris éclatants, de toute fraîcheur. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Fischerhaus am Fluß - in der Ferne das Meer mit 2 Segelschiffen. Unsigniert.

      Bildmaß der Darstellung: 12,5 x 45 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), alt gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 19 x 52 cm ). Hübsche, etwas grob gemalte Ansicht eines Fischerhauses unter Bäumen mit einigen Enten und mehreren Personen, in der Ferne das Meer mit 2 Segelschiffen. Öl auf Platte, alt gerahmt. Unsigniert und undatiert. Zuschreibung nach verso auf dem Rahmen oben rechts handschriftlich von alter Hand in Bleistift aufgetragenem Namen *Dahlströhm*. Verso mit altem Verkaufs-Aufkleber*Heinrich Langhagen, C. Basse Nachf., Hamburg, Bergstrasse 13* sowie Datierung von 1896 ( für den Verkauf ). Das Bild etwas fleckig ( müsste gereinigt werden ), mit einigen kleinen Farbabplatzungen am Oberrand, der aufwendige Rahmen etwas bestoßen. ( Literatur: Thieme-Becker, Band VIII, Seite 279 ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Polvoras, Explosivos modernos e suas appliçõaces.

      Lisbon: Imprensa Nacional, 1893-1896. - 2 volumes in large 4to. I: [5]f including half-title, title in red & black with Portuguese arms + 254p of text + 54 numbered tinted plates (2 folding); II: [5]f including half-title, title in red & black with Portuguese arms + 334 p text + [2]p errata + 30 tinted plates (numbered 55-85). Contemporary half morocco, gilt; marbled boards. The most significant contemporary Portuguese monograph on explosives and their applications to munitions. Comprising a total of 85 plates containing 405 numbered tinted or coloured illustrations. Mardel (born 1846), a cavalry major, was elected corresponding member of the Portuguese Royal Academy of Sciences in recogniton of this work. He also wrote a history of small arms. Generally a good, clean set; margins of a few plates lightly foxed in places. Author's presentation copy with manuscript dedication inscription in top blank margin of half-titles. Innocencio XVI, 379-80, 1793. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hünersdorff Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        Gerard Schneider

      1. Auflage, Monographie über den abstrakten schweizer Maler, Zeichner und Lithographen Ernest Albert Gerard Schneider (1896-1986) OKart. (laminiert) mit OUmschlag, 312 Seiten mit zahlreichen farbigen Tafeln und Abb. im Text, 29,5 x 33 cm, Umschlag an der unteren Ecke leicht eingerissen, vorderer Vorsatz leicht vergilbt, innen tadellos, sehr guter Zustand.

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        John Gabriel Borkman. Skuespil I Fire Akter.

      Gyldendalske Boghandels 1896 - FIRST EDITION, pp. [vii], 245, foolscap 8vo, original printed grey wrappers, some light handling and the backstrip panel darkened, short splits at head of joints and a little cracking to the slanted spine, good. The wrappers issue of the first edition of Ibsen's penultimate drama - a scarce survival.

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        Svenska bibliotek och ex-libris. Andra omarbetade och tillökade upplagan. I-IV :1-2 (i 6 bind).

      Stockholm (1896) - 1904. Stor 8vo. (4) + VII + (3) + 467 + (1) + (6) + (6) + 412 + (8) + s. 413-850 + (1) + (2) + 666 + (1) + (8) + 432 + (8) + 433-989 + XCVIII s. Billedplansjer. Eleg. priv. håndb. skinnbd. (Nordiska Bokhandeln). ryggdekor i gull. Topp gullsnitt. Orig. omsl. medbundet. Ubesk.

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        DIARY OF COLONEL BAYLY, 12TH REGIMENT 1796-1830

      The Army and Navy Co-operative Society 1896 - 282pp. The diary of Colonel Bayly from 1796 when gazetted as Ensign in HM 12th Regiment of Infantry through to 1830 when he retires after 34 years service. Includes period when collected army of reserve to oppose Napoleon. The fighting against the Raja of Travancore. Service in Mauritius. Half maroon leather in clean tight condition with gae split to paper at inner edge fep's showing gauze. Gilt badge to front board. Split to middle of leather at spine with small chip to middle with small tear to hinge at spine top and bottom. leather to top of spine trimmed and chipped at bottom. Scuffing to corners. This is a very scarce item. Insurance will be required .please contact for photographs or for any other information Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0.0 0.0 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: C. & A.J. Barmby]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1896 - 1896 Wisden Rebound with Covers Rebound Hardback?

      1896. Hi, This is a rebound 1896 Wisden , it is rebound with covers. It could be one of the most expensive mistakes a collector has made as not only has it the original covers, it also has the yellow pastedowns of an original hardback and I have check them vs mine and they are the same pages. I am guessing the owner has all their books rebound the same as we have a similar 1894/5. This Wisden is in Very Good condition. The boards are very eligant in a dark reddy colour with corners ans spine cloth in a very nice material, not sure if it is leather but very pleasing on the eye. Very nice covers and clean pages and a great photo of WG. Hardly any spotting, a very nice and interesting Wisden.

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        Berthe Morisot (Madame Eugène Manet)

      Galerie Durand-Ruel 1896 - - Galerie Durand-Ruel, Paris 1896, 18,5x24,5cm, broché. - Edition originale, imprimée sur vergé et sans mention, de ce catalogue de l'exposition consacrée à Berthe Morisot, au lendemain de sa mort, à la Galerie Durand-Ruel du 5 au 21 Mars 1896. Préface originale de Stéphane Mallarmé. En frontispice, un portrait photogravé de Berthe Morisot par Edouard Manet. Infimes taches sans gravité sur les plats, une restauration en tête du premier plat, agréable état intérieur sans rousseur. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, printed on laid and no mention of this exhibition catalog devoted to Berthe Morisot, following his death at the Durand-Ruel Gallery 5 to 21 March 1896. original preface by Stéphane Mallarmé. Frontispiece, a photo etched portrait of Berthe Morisot by Edouard Manet. Tiny spots on flat minor, a head restoration of the first flat, nice interior state without freckles. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Die Königin Luise. In 50 Bildern für Jung und Alt.

      Berlin, Paul Kittel, ca. 1896. Mit 48 Chromotypien auf Tafeln. 49 Bl. mit allseitigem Goldschnitt . Quer 4°. Wunderschöner illuminierter Original-Ganzleder mit Vergoldung. Einband in fast sehr gutem Zustand. Nur rückseitig mit kleineren Abriebstellen. Innen zum Teil etwas stockfleckig, die Chromotypien sind davon aber unberührt. - PRACHTBAND. Einbandgestaltung nach einer Zeichnung von L. Sütterlin. Seltene Vorzugsausgabe in wunderbarer Erhaltung. Versand D: 5,90 EUR

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        The Island of Doctor Moreau

      London: William Heinemann, 1896, 1896. FIRST EDITION FIRST ISSUE. 1 vol., edges uncut, frontis plate - with the tissue guard, 1 page advert for "The Time Machine" & 32pp publishers ads, publisher's monogram blind stamped to lower right corner of rear cover. Bound in the publisher's pictorial stamped yellow binding, head and foot of spine fine, inner and outer hinges fine, back corners fresh and square, stamping to the cover and spine are bright, no lean to spine, absolutely no spotting or foxing to be found anywhere on or in the book, no bookplate or previous ownership markings, to be truly critical there is the faintest of handling to the rear cover, some dusting to the top edges of the pages, some very faint shelf rubbing to the lower edge of the covers, and a very small discreet booksellers blind stamp to the upper right hand corner of the front blank endleaf. A TRULY EXCEPTIONAL COPY. Nearly as fresh as the day it was issued, honestly the finest we have ever seen. If you're not happy with this copy you will never be happy with any copy!

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        ATLAS OF THE CITY OF BOSTON VOLUME 6 WEST ROXBURY

      , 1896. 1896. [ATLAS]. ATLAS OF THE CITY OF BOSTON VOLUME 6 WEST ROXBURY. Philadelphia: G. W. Bromley and Co., 1896. Second edition. Folio, 22.5". Contains street index, outline and index map and 30 double-page maps measuring 22.5" by 32". Maps have only minor soiling to margins and occasional pencil annotations (plates 1 and 27). FFEP and title page have large chips. Bound in half leather, now mostly chipping or absent. In need of rebacking, front board detatched.

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        Original pencil portrait of Alfred Eisensteadt, inscribed, "To Alfred", signed and dated March 1945

      Pencil on paper. 1 vols. 7-1/4 x 6-1/4 inches. Fine. Pencil on paper. 1 vols. 7-1/4 x 6-1/4 inches. Original Floyd Davis Portrait of Photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt. A fine sympathetic full-face drawing of the photographer, undoubtedly done from life. Floyd MacMillan Davis (1896-1966) began by doing advertising art, and in the 1930s began illustrating southern rural scenes and people forthe works of William Faulkner, MacKinlay Kantor and others. During WWII he was selected as a War Department artist and painted in various war theatres: many of his paintings were reproduced by LIFE and now hang in the Pentagon. Recipient of numerous awards, he was regarded as one of the great figures of American illustration.

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        Feminies.

      Academie des Beaux Livres, 1896 - Huit Chapitres Inedits Devoues a la Femme, a l'Amour, ala Beaute. Par Gyp, Avel Hermant, Henri Laveden, Marcel Schwob & Octave Uzanne. Large 8vo. iv, 208pp. Engraved pictorial title-page, tipped-in. 8 engraved color plates in 2 states, each plate is followed by an uncolored duplicate etching, by Felicen Rops. Contemporary half morocco, gilt decorated spine, marble boards and end-papers, slightly rubbed on corners, preserved original wr., internally slightly browned, some seal marks on end-paper. Binding by M. Carayon. With a greeting card from Uzanne illustrated by de Feure. Limited in 183 copies, this is no. 62. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Liebig-Bilder-Serie: ( Véritable Extrait de Viande Liebig ): Sanguinetti-Nummer 476: Les Deux Fumeurs.

      ( Liebig-Bilder-Serie in Chromolithographie gedruckt, teils unter Verwendung von Gold und Silber. Bildgröße 10 x 7 cm: Katalognummer und Erscheinungsjahr nach dem Katalog von Sanguinetti ermittelt: Serie in französischer Sprache ): Hier die Serie Nummer 476: " Les Deux Fumeurs " aus dem Jahrgang 1896. ( Diese Serie ist nur in Frankreich erschienen / italienischer Titel hierzu: " I Due Fumatori " ). Gezeigt werden: " Voulez-vous me permettre dallumer mon cigare? / Echange de politesses. / Abordate. / Hostilities. / Arbitrage. / Amnistie et Paix. " Zusammen 6 Bilder von meist guter Erhaltung ( bei 2 Bildern linke obere Ecke leicht angeknickt, weißer Außenrand bei 3 Bildern gering fleckig, bei 1 Bild Ecken etwas bestoßen ). - außerordentlich selten - ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available )

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Jetzt und in der Stunde unseres Absterbens.". Scene. Wegwarten II.

      Prag Selbstverlag (Druck von Gebrüder Stiepel in Reichenberg) oJ () 1896 - 15 S. mit einer Bühnenskizze, Orig.-Broschur in Pappband um 1930. Erste Ausgabe.- WG. 2.2.; Ritzer E 55.2.- Gedruckt in 300 Exemplaren.- Rilke verteilte seine "Wegwarten" in Prag auf der Strasse, so auch diesen düsteren Einakter, der tatsächlich am 6.August 1896 durch das Deutsche Volkstheater in Prag in einem Gartenlokal zur Aufführung kam.- Wegen der schlechten Papierqualität (Druck auf Zeitungsdruckpapier) gebräunt und mittig mit Knickfalte, die ursprüngliche und meist rostende Klammerheftung durch Fadenheftung ersetzt. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Eckert & Kaun GbR]
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        Tares & poisons. Perversion et perversité sexuelles

      Georges Carré, 1896. Rilegato mezza pelle (half-leather binding) Une enquete médicale sur l'inversion. Notes et documents. Le roman d'un inverti-né. Le procés Wilde. La guérison et la prophylaxie de l'inversion par le Dr Laupts. Préface par Emile Zola. 8vo. pp. 372. Molto Buono (Very Good). Piccole abrasioni al risguardo per asportazione di ex libris. Buon esemplare, dagli interni ottimi, con normale patina del tempo. .

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini]
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        Fisherman's Luck & Little Rivers

      Rare duo with jackets, 1896 & 1899 Signed inscribed Books by Henry Van Dyke, two Fishing Books Fisherman's Luck & Little Rivers, both in the original publishers dust jackets, both inscribed by Henry Van Dyke. Both published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, Walton Edition. Fisherman's Luck is number 48 of 150, and Little Rivers is number 120/150 limited Walton Edition, printed by the De Vinne Press on Van Gelder paper. Both volumes are wonderfully inscribed by the author. Wear and soiling to original jackets, no splits. Volumes are near fine save for scattered foxing. One old owners bookplate in Little Rivers, barely attached, can be removed but one will want to keep it, hunting and fishing books from the library of George Page Ely. Original dust jackets are very good. 6.25 x 8.75 inches.

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        NAPOLEON, COMPRISING : THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTE, MEMOIRS OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTE, AND MEMOIRS OF MADAME JUNOT (16 VOL SET - COMPLETE)

      Paris/Boston: The Napoleon Society, 1896. Edition Definitive. Hardcover. Very Good. 6 x 9 in. Full crushed green morocco with gilt rules, five raised spine bands, gilt spine titles with a Napoleonic N inside a wreath, Gilt inner dentelle, Gilt top edge. No. 4 of 25 copies of the Edition Definitive. The edition has double frontis' and plates, i.e., two plates that are the same, all with tissue guards. Condition is VERY GOOD ; the green color of the leather that's seen on the sides is sunned to an olive brown at the spines. The leather is good with no cracks, but a bit worn at edges. 5 vols have some small damage to the spine heads, and vol. 6 had a scuffed spot in the upper spine compartment. Vol. 10 has damage to one of the raised bands, half of it is nearly loose. Vol. 1 has a small spot on the rear cover, and Vol. 7 has a pale area to the upper rear, probably caused by moisture. All bindings are tight and text bright and unmarked. The set is comprised of Hazlitt's Life of Napoleon in six volumes, Bourienne's Memoirs of Napoleon in 4 volumes, and Madame Junot's Memoirs in 6. European History. RGR.

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        Two Campaigns Madagascar and Ashantee

      Fisher Unwin, London 1896 - pp x, 555. Plates. Original pictorial cloth. Occasional foxing. With neat gilt stamp to front board. Ref.Milit53. A very nice example of this complete work in its original cloth binding. Size: 8vo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Novels, Tales and Sketches of J. M. Barrie

      Scribners, 1896 A fine twelve volume set, signed by the author J. M. Barrie in volume one, one of only 150 signed limited sets.. Signed by Author(s). Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.

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        Autograph quotation signed ("Wilhelm Busch"). No place, [c. 1896].

      1896. 8vo. ½ page on bifolium. The opening stanza from his well-liked epigram "Beschränkt", which was first published in 1904.

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        Aquarellierte Tuschzeichnung in dem Buch "Palmström".

      42.-49. Aufl. 80 (2) S. OPbd. m. farb. Einbandill. Rü. restaur. Mit eigenhändiger aquarellierterer Tuschzeichnung, Widmung und Signatur von Alfred Kubin. Das Bild zeigt einen, in einem grünen Cape bekleideter Mann mit Gamaschen, der seinen Hut tief über sein rundes Gesicht gezogen, ein Exemplar des "Palmström" in den Händen hält. Darunter befindet sich eine Widmung des Künstlers: "Ich komme in Sachen meines Vaters mit herzlichen Glückwünschen für Frau Marie Kapsreiter! Alfred Kubin, Zwickledt". (17, 5 x 13, 5 cm.) - Aus dem Nachlaß der Opernsängerin und Kunstmäzenin Marie Kapsreiter (1896-1959).

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        [FIRST APPEARANCE OF CHEKHOV'S THE SEAGULL] Chaika. Komedia v 4-kh deistviakh // Russkaia mysl. Ezhemesiachnoe literaturno-politicheskoe izdanie. God 17. Kniga XII [i.e. The Seagull. Comedy in 4 Acts // The Russian Thought. Monthly Literary and Political Edition. Year 17. Book XII]

      Moscow: Tipo-lit. Tov-va I.N. Kushnera, 1896. Pp. 117-161. 23,7x15 cm. In modern half-leather and case. Fine, a few pencil markings. First publication of Chekhov's The Seagull. Very rare. The Seagull is generally considered to be the first of his four major plays. The play was written in 1895 and first produced in 1896. After the production failed Chekhov was in embittered mood even though he was receiving good reviews and support. He at first turned down Lavrov's and Goltsev's offer to publish the text of the play in 'Russian Thought' and gave his permission only after their repeated and insistent pleas. In its printed form the play brought Chekhov many new admirers but it also was rejected by some people. That first production had censor corrections but in first publication Chekhov removed those corrections.

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        Complete Works

      1896 - BURNS, Robert. The Complete Works of Robert Burns. Philadelphia: Gebbie, 1896. Twelve volumes. Octavo, contemporary full dark blue crushed morocco, gilt-ruled boards, gilt-decorated spines with thistle motif, gilt dentelles, red watered silk endpapers, top edges gilt, uncut and unopened. $4500.Limited edition set, number 7 of only 17 copies of the Skibo edition, attractively bound. Illustrated with 60 splendid etchings, including a frontispiece portrait of Burns, as well as a number of woodcuts, maps and facsimiles.This remarkable and comprehensive set, described as "self-interpreting," was intended to interpret and translate the Scottish dialect in Burns&#146; poems for American and English readers. "For the first time the English-speaking public is put in a position to understand Burns readily, to enjoy his caustic wit, his genial humor, his wondrous power of fancy, and to appreciate his unrivalled richness of diction and felicity of expression" (from the editor&#146;s preface). With text in both dialect and "translated." Seven of the volumes have been rebacked with the original spines laid down. An attractively bound and finely illustrated set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LES PLAISIRS et LES JOURS. Edition Originale.

      Illustrations de Madeleine Lemaire. Préface d'Anatole France et Quatre pièces pour Piano de Reynaldo Hadn. 1896 / 270 pages. Relié Plein Chagrin. IN8. Editions Calmann Lévy. Couverture insolée, présentant de petits frottements en dos. Les mors sont très légèrement ouverts. Intérieur très frais. Bel état pour cet ouvrage séduisant.

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        THE HOLY BIBLE CONTAINING THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS

      Oxford University Press, New York 1896 - Miniature book (1 3/4" x 1 1/4"). 876p. Illustrated. Bound in full brown leather with embossed designs and gilt spine titles. Bible chained to a 5 1/2" wooden lectern with shelf for storing the Bible, magnifying glass in front pocket. Label on bottom of lectern explaining chained books. Also called the "Mite Bible".Welsh 561. Tiny damaged spot where chain broke loose from bottom of rear cover, now reattached. All else fine [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Deutsche Landwirtschafts - Gesellschaft , Wander Austellung, Stuttgart-Cannstatt 11-15 Juni 1896

      Published by Walder Stammzuchtgenoffenschaft, Baden 1896 - Collection of 18 photographic plates (24.5 x 33 cms) of farm animals with some explantion beneath each photo, part of "roadshow travelling exhibition", cattle, pigs, sheep, horses, goats First Edition , contents in very good condition , slight marking and wear to flap hinges of folder, very good condition Blue cloth folder with printed black titles and decoration 34 x 25.5 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        H.W. Mesdag. Le Peintre de la Mer du Nord (The Painter of the North Sea). Eaux-Fortes d'après des Tableaux du Peintre en Texte Descriptif. VERY FINE COPY.

      Paris, Ancienne Maison Quantin, (1896). Gilt cloth-covered boards with etched plate in oval cut out (hardcover), all edges gilt, 39,6 x 31,2 cms., fine decorated end papers, mounted & etched frontispice portrait, (8), 42, (1) pp. on thick paper with b/w text-illustrations + 15 plates including 10 ORIGINAL ETCHINGS by Zilcken after paintings by Mesdag. Extremely rare. Inscribed in pen on first title-page: ' (Agatha) Cornelia Honig, Zaandijk, 5 December 1900'. Mesdag, Hendrik Willem.

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        Am Bildstock" (bei Miesbach in Oberbayern), 1896.

      - Aquarell auf Bütten, 30,3 x 22,5 cm, signiert u. datiert. Stimmungsvolles Bild mit Wanderern u. einem Bildstock im Vordergrund, im Hintergrund die hochalpine Landschaft. Die Gegend gehörte zur engeren Heimat des wohl bekanntentesten Alpenmalers (Stoke Newington b. London 1849 - 1921 Feldafing), der sich bereits am Anfang seiner Kariere am Starnberger See niedergelassen hat, um von dort die gesamten Alpen sowohl als Wanderer, als auch als Künstler leichter zu erschließen. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Ehe. - Beim Notar. - Dobie nach Sadler. - "The new Will (Everything to my Wife absolutely)".

      - Radierung / Strichätzung, alt aquarelliert, 1896. Von James Dobie, nach Walter Dendy Sadler. 35,1 x 48,3 cm (Darstellung) / 41,5 x 53,1 cm (Platte) / 48,5 x 60 cm (Blatt). In der Platte rechts unten signiert: "Etched by James Dobie". Mittig gestochener Titel. Ober- und unterhalb des Darstellungsrandes verlegerische Notizen mit dem Datum: ". in the year 1896" - Großartiges Blatt des versierten Radierkünstlers. - Skeptisch betrachtet der Notar den verliebten Mann, der seiner um einiges jüngeren Frau offenbar alle Güter überschreiben will. - Ohne erkennbare Mängel. Sehr gut erhalten. James Dobie (1849 Edinburgh - um 1911 London). Schottischer Radierkünstler. Seit 1885 in London ansässig, wo er regelmäßig mit Reproduktionsgrafiken nach zeitgenössischen Vorlagen an den Ausstellungen der Royal Academy teilnahm. 1890-94 lieferte er für das Londoner Magazin "Art Journal" sehr sauber und kontrastreiche Radierungen nach Frank Bramley, Ernest Albert Waterlow, Frederick Hall, Walter Hunt, William Henry Bartlett und Maurice William Greiffenhagen. Arbeitete seit 1894 vorzugsweise nach den humoristischen Genrebildern des Walter Dendy Sadler. Walter Dendy Sadler (1854 Dorking - 1923 St. Ives). Englischer Genremaler. 1870/71 Studium in der Heatherleys Art School London. Danach bei Wilhelm Simmler in Düsseldorf. Malte Kostümbilder der Biedermeierzeit und humoristisch aufgefasste Genrebilder. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed ("Max Liebermann"). Berlin, 30. I. 1896.

      1896. 8vo. 1 page. To an unnamed lady, hastening to send two cards she had sent him and hoping that they "will contribute a little to the success of your company" (transl. from the French original). - With contemporary inventory number.

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        NAPOLEON, COMPRISING : THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTE, MEMOIRS OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTE, AND MEMOIRS OF MADAME JUNOT (16 VOL. SET - COMPLETE)

      The Napoleon Society, Paris/Boston 1896 - 6 x 9 in. Full crushed green morocco with gilt rules, five raised spine bands, gilt spine titles with a Napoleonic N inside a wreath, Gilt inner dentelle, Gilt top edge. No. 4 of 25 copies of the Edition Definitive. The edition has double frontis' and plates, i.e., two plates that are the same, all with tissue guards. Condition is VERY GOOD ; the green color of the leather that's seen on the sides is sunned to an olive brown at the spines. The leather is good with no cracks, but a bit worn at edges. 5 vols have some small damage to the spine heads, and vol. 6 had a scuffed spot in the upper spine compartment. Vol. 10 has damage to one of the raised bands, half of it is nearly loose. Vol. 1 has a small spot on the rear cover, and Vol. 7 has a pale area to the upper rear, probably caused by moisture. All bindings are tight and text bright and unmarked. The set is comprised of Hazlitt's Life of Napoleon in six volumes, Bourienne's Memoirs of Napoleon in 4 volumes, and Madame Junot's Memoirs in 6. European History. RGR. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Prosas profanas y otros poemas.

      - Imprenta de Pablo E. Coni e Hijos, Buenos Aires, 1896. 17,5x13. XIV+176 págs. Tela moderna sin conservar cubiertas. Cuerpo del libro desgajado del lomo y casi todas las hojas sueltas (rara vez se mantienen cuadernillos compactos). El papel es quebradizo y algunas páginas tienen desgarros (XI, 19, 27, 29, 61, 63, 69, 71, 81, 89, 91, 93, 97, 129 y 167), pero sin afectar a texto y sin falta de papel. Falta portadilla, en la que iría sólo el título [serían págs. I y II]. Portada [págs. III y IV] suelta y con firma y fecha de anterior poseedor. En la pág. [V] va la dedicatoria y en la [VII] empiezan las «Palabras preliminares», que al dar la vuelta ya tiene la primera página con número, la VIII. En la XIV acaban estas «Palabras preliminares», pero debe faltar una portadilla antes de los poemas [serían págs. 1 y 2, y, por lo que se deduce del índice, debía llevar el título], porque el primer poema, «Era un aire suave», empieza en la siguiente página [va sin numerar pero es pág. 3] y a la vuelta ya aparece el primer número de página en arábigo, el 4. // Palabras preliminares del autor // Primera edición // Muy raro // Importante. Libro cumbre e irradiador del modernismo hispánico // Rubén Darío (Metapa, Matagalpa, Nicaragua, 1867-León, Nicaragua, 1916) // [Attributes: First Edition]

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        LOS RAROS

      - Buenos Aires, Tipográfica La Vasconia, 1896. 234 pp. + índice. Encuadernado en media piel con punteras. Conservando la cubierta superior original, sin refilar, con el famoso diseño de Eduardo Schiaffino. Primera edición [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Geflügelbuch.: Naturgeschichte, Zucht und Pflege sämtlicher Hühner- und Taubenrassen, sowie der übrigen Hausvögel, wie Enten, Gänse, Truthühner etc., welche als Haustiere gehalten werden.

      Stuttgart, J.Hoffmann, 1896 - 4°. 2 nn. Bl., 404 S., m. 98 Holzst. u. 24 chromolith. Taf. HLdr.d.Zt., (etw. ber.). Nissen, IVB 332. - Erste Ausgabe unter diesem Titel und in diesem Umfang, vorher unter als Teil von "Friderichs Naturgeschichte der Zimmer-, Haus- und Jagdvögel" erschienen. - Papierbedingt leicht gebräunt, Vor- u. Nachsatz m. Eckabriss, sonst gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Traite de Mecanique Celeste Tomes I, II, III, IV

      Gauthier Villars, 1896. Hardcover. Used; Acceptable. Hardcover; French language; No jacket; ex-library reading copy; en français/in French; ex-University of Liverpool with university bindings; pages generally clean with tanning and a few marks commensurate with age; some wear to boards and spine and label residues on spines; Tome II has front hinge cracked at front with sprung spine but pages are still firmly bound; there is creasing to page 29 with small tear; the front board is slight bent and there is a leftward lean from just below centre; front hinge crack to Tome IV with small stains on pages from 125-150 approx. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

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