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        Dracula

      Westminster: Archibald Constable and Company 1897, 1897. FIRST EDITION. Octavo. [i-vii], viii-ix, [1], 2-390, [1], blank; [1], advertisement for 'The Shoulder of Shasta; 16, catalogue. Original yellow cloth blocked in red, edges untrimmed. This copy comprises first edition sheets bound up slightly later with the 'The Shoulder of Shasta' advert and a 16-page catalogue inserted (dated 1898). The present copy's publisher list features an advert for Dracula to p.10 (importantly without its edition noted) and is entirely unopened/uncut. Other and later lists are noted, some promoting Dracula in '5th Edition'. The printing history of Dracula is complex; first issues (May 1897) are on thick paper and have no adverts at all; the second issue includes the 'Shasta' leaf; thinner text block copies follow, such as this, and contain an undated 16-page publisher's catalogue, of which later dated versions may include an advert for Dracula. There are no textual differences concerning the early printings. Our copy appears to be the fourth issue and is apparently an elusive one among dedicated Stoker collectors. Neat (and helpful) contemporary ink name dated 'April 1898'. Very clean internally, signs of respectful handling on the outside with a uniformly age-toned backstrip; A bright and pleasing copy in the original unsophisticated binding. A scarce Spring 1898 issue of one of the most important weird tales in the history of the weird, and one that enabled an entire generation of British male youth to witness Madeleine Smith without any clothes on, which is the kind of thing you remember all your life and which enables you to finally slip away into the great outer dark with less bitterness than might be supposed. DALBY, Richard. Bram Stoker - A Bibliography.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        WILLIAM MORRIS ET L'ART DU LIVRE article autographe pour la Revue Biblio-Iconographique de 1897

      1897 - Manuscrit autographe signé de 3 feuillets 27,5 x 21,5 cm repliés et reliés contre-collés dans un cartonnage bradel plein papier de l'époque 28,5 x 22,5 cm. Environ 112 lignes longues, écriture dense. Quelques corrections. Très bon état de l'ensemble. Article complet. Une carte-photo d'Octave Uzanne a été contrecollée sur une garde (Octave Uzanne littérateur, photo Gerschel, vers 1900). Cet article a été publié, avec quelques variantes dans la Revue Biblio-Iconogaphique pour l'année 1897 (I, 295), sous le titre : William Morris et l'art du Livre en Angleterre.William Morris, né le 24 mars 1834 à Walthamstow, Essex (aujourd'hui dans le borough londonien de Waltham Forest) et mort le 3 octobre 1896 à Hammersmith, Londres, est un fabricant designer textile, imprimeur, écrivain, poète, conférencier, peintre, dessinateur et architecte britannique, célèbre à la fois pour ses œuvres littéraires, son engagement politique, son travail d'édition et ses créations dans les arts décoratifs, en tant que membre de la Confrérie préraphaélite, qui furent une des sources qui initièrent le mouvement Arts & Crafts qui eut dans ce domaine une des influences les plus importantes en Grande-Bretagne au XXe siècle. Tout le long de sa vie, William Morris écrivit et publia de la poésie, des romans et traduisit d'anciens textes du Moyen Âge et de l'Antiquité. Son travail littéraire le plus connu en français est l'utopie News from Nowhere (Nouvelles de nulle part) écrit en 1890. En contribuant à la fondation de la Socialist League en 1884, il joua un rôle clé dans l'émergence du courant socialiste britannique, bien qu'il ait renié ce mouvement à la fin de la même décennie. Il consacra la fin de sa vie aux travaux de l'imprimerie et maison d’édition Kelmscott Press qu'il avait fondée en 1891. L'édition Kelmscott de 1896 des œuvres de Geoffrey Chaucer est aujourd'hui considérée comme un chef-d'œuvre de conception éditoriale. En devenant éditeur et imprimeur, William Morris applique sa même exigence dans la réalisation des 66 livres imprimés par sa Kelmscott Press, et la création de nouveaux caractères d’imprimerie. Recherchant un caractère lisible et élégant, et qui lui permette de se distinguer de la production éditoriale de l'époque, il devient, à près de soixante ans, créateur de caractères. Mais il fréquente depuis sa jeunesse les bibliothèques et les manuscrits médiévaux, il a pratiqué la calligraphie, recopiant incessamment textes et enluminures, et les recueils de sa main qui ont été conservés étonnent toujours. Il étudie les créations du typographe Nicolas Jenson, dessine lui-même des caractères et s'inspirant finalement d'un proche de Jenson, Jacques Le Rouge, pour créer le Golden Type (1891), primitivement destiné à une édition de la Légende dorée. Puis, désireux de se rapprocher de modèles plus anciens, et mû par son goût pour le médiéval, il crée une gothique arrondie, le Troy Type. Ce caractère se révélant trop massif pour son projet d'éditer les œuvres de Chaucer, il en dessine une version réduite, le Chaucer Type. Il cherche encore à travailler une nouvelle police, là encore d'après les prototypographes venus d'Allemagne en Italie, mais il n'arrive pas à l'achever. Ses travaux, repris par l'Ashendene Press, donneront le caractère Subiaco (1902). Ce n'est qu'après de nombreuses années que Morris apparaît clairement comme l'initiateur des mouvements Arts and Crafts – arts décoratifs et artisanat d'art – en Grande-Bretagne et outre-Manche. Aux États-Unis, en 1883, Morris expose des tapisseries à la Foreign Fair de Boston. La Morris & Company travaillait déjà depuis une dizaine d’années à Boston dans la fourniture de papiers peints, lesquels furent développés par l'Anglais Charles Voysey avant qu'il ne devienne un architecte de renom. En France et en Belgique, Morris inspire notamment la mouvance Art nouveau. On peut souligner au passage l'anti-sexisme de celui qui promouvait le travail des artisans hommes ou femmes avec un même enthousiasme. (Sou [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie L'amour qui bouquine]
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        The Pierrot of the Minute - A Dramatic Phantasy in One Act.

      Leonard Smithers, London. 1897 - First edition. Small quarto. 43 pages. Frontispiece, initial letter, vignette and cul-de-lampe by Aubrey Beardsley. One of 300 small paper copies - there were a further 25 large paper copies. Original green cloth lettered in gilt and with a gilt design by Beardsley on the upper cover. Laid in is the original, very rare, 4-page prospectus for the book, the upper panel of which reproduces the vignette. Art nouveau bookplate on front pastedown, dated (by hand) "1899" and with the intriguing initials "AB" (if only!). On the front free endpaper is the bookplate of the author and literary agent Giles Gordon who was a noted collector of Oscar Wilde. Corners and head and tail of spine a little bruised. Front inner hinge a little cracked. Very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis, Bookseller, ABA, ILAB]
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        Konvolut von 6 Bänden zu Geflügelausstellungen in München. - Katalog der . allgemeinen Geflügel -Ausstellung des Bayrischen Vereins für Geflügelzucht . im mittleren Schrannen-Pavillon zu München.

      München, 1876 - 1897. - Jeweils zwischen 39 und 71 S. Umschlag d. Zt. und bedruckter Orig.-Umschlag (der letzte Band). Vorhanden sind die Bde. 3, 4, 17, 19, 22 und ein 1881 erschienener "Katalog der internationalen Muster-Geflügel-Ausstellung" in München. - Ausgestellt wurden Tauben, Gänse und Hähne, aber auch Kanarienvögel und einige Papageien. - Einbände tls. etwas angestaubt, sonst sehr gut erhalten! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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        La Parisienne peinte par elle-même

      L. Conquet, impr. Lahure, imp. Lahure 1897 - In-4, demi-maroquin à coins cerise à coins, dos à nerfs, caissons ornés de fers spéciaux, filets dorés, couvertures et dos conservés en 2 états, bleu et argent, grand de marges (rel. signée V. Champe), 200 pp. Fontispice, 20 pointes sèches hors texte et 41 compositions dans le texte, bandeaux et culs-de-lampe. Charnières et coins lég. frottés. Rares rousseurs. Très bon exemplaire. Tirage unique à 150 exemplaires sur papier de Hollande (celui-ci nominatif). Les illustrations sont en deux états, chaque pointe sèche est tirée une fois en noir avec la lettre, puis sans la lettre et avec remarques imprimées en bistre ou en vert ; les vignettes du texte sont également tirées hors texte sur papier de Chine ; ces suites sont reliées dans le volume. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Avenue - Veyrier]
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        THE LOST TRIBES AND THE LAND OF NOD. AN ORIGINAL NATURAL GAS STORY .

      Press of the Indiana Newspaper Union, Indianapolis 1897 - Octavo, pp. [1-2] [1-3] 4-73 [74-76: blank] [note: first and last leaves are blanks], text printed in double columns, eight illustrations by H. A. Huey, one map, original blue cloth, front panel printed in gold. First edition. Eccentric American fantasy with lost race elements (survival of the Lost Tribes of Israel). "Humor and satire, nicely written." - Lost-Race Fiction: The Stuart Teitler Collection, p. 125. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1224. Teitler and Locke (2013) 693. Bleiler (1978), p. 113. Reginald 08201. Wright (III) 3081. Early owner's signature on front paste-down. Cloth a bit scuffed on rear panel and rubbed at edges, a very good copy. A rare book from the Stuart Teitler collection of lost race fiction. (#151771) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        Les jours et les nuits

      Mercure de France 1897 - - Mercure de France, Paris 1897, 11,5x18,5cm, relié. - Édition en partie originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Reliure à la bradel en plein tissu à motifs floraux, dos lisse, pièce de titre de maroquin rouge, couverture conservée comportant des très légers manques angulaires, élégante reliure pastiche signée de Laurenchet. Précieux envoi autographe signé d'Alfred Jarry à Edouard Dujardin sur la première garde. Provenance : de la bibliothèque Edouard Goerg avec son ex-libris imprimé en pied de la page de garde. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition in part, a Service de Presse [advance] copy. An elegant floral cloth pastiche Bradel binding by Laurenchet, spine with red morocco title label, wrappers preserved (with very slight angular lacks). With a fine inscription by Jarry to Edouard Dujardin on the front free endpaper. Provenance : from the library of Edouard Goerg, with his printed ex-libris at the foot of the ffep. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        James I and VI; Queen Anne; Marie Antoinette; Empress Josephine; Queen Victoria.

      

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Backfischchens Leiden und Freuden. Eine Erzählung für junge Mädchen

      Kunstmann Antje GmbH, 1897 - 317 Seiten Schnitt sehr vergilbt, Umschlag stoßkantig, N.a.V,Schrift Fraktur. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 356 17,8 x 12,2 x 1,6 cm, Broschiert [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buecherhof]
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        Genèse et nature de l'Hystérie

      1897 - 2 vol. 1: [2] ff.,V, 526, [1] Paris, Félix Alcan, 1897, in-8, 2 vol. 1: [2] ff,V, 526, [1] pp.; 2: [2] ff, 333, 1 bl, [1] pp. 12 planches de dessins et d'écritures, Demi maroquin noir de l'époque, dos à cinq nerfs, Réédition de ce traité, publié initialement en 1892, qui a beaucoup apporté à la compréhension de l'Hystérie. La théorie neurophysiologique de Paul Sollier sur l'Hystérie prend pour base le concept de "lésion dynamique fonctionnelle" instauré par son prédécesseur Charcot. En outre, Charcot avait démontré que les paralysies hystériques n'étaient pas déterminées par une lésion organique, mais par ce qu'il appelait une "lésion dynamique fonctionnelle". Ainsi, partant de ce postulat, il étend ce concept au-delà du cortex cérébral et détermine un dysfonctionnement cortical impliquant l'activation et l'inhibition de certaines parties du cerveau. Le neuropsychologue Paul Sollier (1861-1933), le plus intelligent des élèves de Charcot aux dire de Léon Daudet, sera chargé par son maître, à qui il dédie sa préface, de faire la synthèse des découvertes les plus récentes sur la mémoire : ses analyses ont été à la base de la réflexion de son patient le plus célèbre, Marcel Proust, pour sa" Recherche du temps perdu". (Bogousslavky, Following Charcot, pp. 106-114) Agréable exemplaire. Déchirure aux mors supérieurs du premier volume, coins légèrement frottés. Exemplaire provenant de la bibliothèque du Dr Carrier de Lyon, avec son cachet ex-libris apposé sur les premiers feuillets des deux volumes. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        The Life of Nelson, the Embodiment of the Sea Power of Great Britain

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, & Company, Limited,, 1897. 2 volumes, octavo. Recent dark blue crushed full morocco, raised bands gilt to spines forming compartments, second and third gilt-lettered direct, remaining compartments with floral cornerpieces and central anchor or reefer-knot motifs gilt, dotted roll and anchor cornerpieces to covers within single-fillet frame gilt, all edges gilt, broad palmette roll gilt to turn-ins, marbled endpapers. Photogravure portrait frontispiece to each volume, 17 similar plates, 21 maps and battle plans, 2 folding. Engraved armorial bookplate of Jonathan Sieff to front pastedowns. Pale marginal foxing to a few plates, the images never affected, else internally clean and fresh. An excellent copy in a superior binding. First UK edition, from American sheets with a cancel title, this copy in a suitable deluxe binding decorated with attractive naval tools. Mahan, described by John Keegan as "the most important American strategist of the nineteenth century" and recognised as "the Evangelist of Sea Power", proposes Nelson as the British embodiment thereof in this well-researched and well-written biography.

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        Ueber penetrirende Herzwunden und Herznaht (pp.315-329).

      - Arch. klin. Chir., 55. - Berlin, Verlag von August Hirschwald, 1897, 8°, V, 899 pp., Abb. im Text, 16 Taf., Halbledereinband der Zeit. ERSTE AUSGABE - MEILENSTEIN DER HERZCHIRURGIE - ERSTE HERZNAHT BEIM MENSCHEN! - "Kein anderes Organ des Menschen war lange Zeit mit so vielen Tabus behaftet wie das Herz, und noch im Jahre 1896 äußerte Stephan Paget die Meinung: ".keine neue Methode und keine neue Entdeckung kann die naturgegebenen Schwierigkeiten überwinden, die eine Herzwunde mit sich bringt"." Seit Ludwig Rehn in Frankfurt erstmals eine Herzstichwunde erfolgreich vernähte, gilt das "als Beginn der Herzchirurgie". Diese Tat wurde vollbracht in einer Ära, in der kein geringerer als Billroth sagte:"Ein Chirurg, der die Naht einer Herzwunde versuchen wollte, sollte den Respekt seiner Kollegen sicher verlieren". "Rehn selbst war, als er den Eingriff wagte, noch stark mit der Vorstellung behaftet, daß eine so einschneidende Manipulation am Herzen wie eine durch die Ventrikelmuskulatur gestochene Naht mit irreversilblem Kammerflimmern beantwortet werden müßte." -cf. F.W.Hehrlein - "Paget's prediction ("Surgery of the heart has probably reached the limits set by nature to all surgery.) was shattered on September 9, 1896, by Ludwig Rehn of Franfort, Germany. Rehn was born in 1849. In 1870 he interrupted his university career, volunteered as a Hussar, and accompanied the German armies into France. Upon his return to Germany he obtained his doctorate at Marburg. During his liefetime he made many contributions to surgery, but his most famous was the first successful suture of a human heart wound." - "A man, aged 22, was stabbed with a knife in the fourth interspace, three fingerbreadths to the left of the sternal margin. After a period of unconsciousness, which lasted three hours, the patient revived sufficiently to take about 300 paces, when he fell to the ground. He was later found almost lifeless and was taken to the hospital. The first day following the injury the sensorium cleared, and the pulse became stronger and the dyspnea developed and the operation was performed. - An incision 14 cm long was made in the fourth left interspace and fifth rib was divided in the mammary line. The pleura was opened. Blood distended the pericardium and oozed from the stab wound which entered it. The pericardium was opened widely and the blood within it was removed. A wound 1.5 cm long was found in the right ventricle from which there was active bleeding. This was controlled by placing a finger over the wound, but difficulty was experienced in keeping the finger properly in place. There was lees bleeding during diastole than during systole. The wound was closed with three silk sutures placed during several diastolic phases. The pulse was immediately improved. After the blood was removed from the pleural and pericardial cavities an iodoform gauze drain was placed in each. - The patient recovered and was able to return to work." - "This marked the beginning of cardiac surgery; for the first time a surgeon had successfully operated on a living human heart." ! S.L.Johnson, The History of Cardiac Surgery 1896-1955, p.4 - 6.; Garrison & Morton No.3023.1 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiq. F.-D. Söhn - Medicusbooks.Com]
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        The New Africa. A journey up the Chobe and down the Okovanga Rivers. A Record of Exploration and Sport.

      London, Heinemann, 1897 - XII, 406 p. Frotnispiece with portrait of Axel Schulz, signed by him ("Yours truly .", with 1 folded map, numerous illustrations in the text and 4 coulered plates. Parially faded cover, map with es small repaired tear. - Die angegebenen Versandkosten gelten für Bücher bis 1000 Gramm. Bücher über 1000 Gramm kosten nach Deutschland EUR 5,30, nach EU-Ausland EUR 14.-, für andere Länder bitte nachfragen. - Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 1550 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Galerie Joy]
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        The Well-Beloved. A Sketch of a Temperament

      Osgood, McIlvaine and Co., London 1897 - Illustrated with an etching by H. Macbeth-Raeburn and a map of Wessex. 8vo. Newly bound by Bayntun-Riviere in full dark green morocco, the covers with a gilt fillet border, the spine lettered on contrasting leather labels and dated in gilt with one line panels, oak leaf centre tools and tooled bands, hand-marbled endleaves, gilt edges. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: George Bayntun ABA ILAB]
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        1895 Wisden Rebound Like Hardbacks , Special.

      Hi and Welcome to our Store. We have sold many rare Wisdens through WisdenAuction so we are listing a few more spare early hardbacks and a full run of 1897-1948 in hardback, please enjoy them. -------------------------------------------------------------------- This is a very special 1895 Wisden, rebound by Wisden in the middle of the 20th Century to mimic an 1896 hardback, a quirky Wisden that will appeal to some. The similarities to a hardback are that the paste downs are yellow (with a Liverpool cricket club stamp) , the gilt on the covers and spine are identical to that of an 1896. It is slightly smaller by 1/8th inch , smoky top to page block and severe foxing around photo plate, the uniqueness is what will appeal. Hard to price up but Gorringes sold a similar copy (spine less like an 1896) for £750+20% and selling for less than we purchased it for. Please see the photographs, More Photos on request. Payment: Card, BACS or Cheque Please but paypal is OK.

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        The Sundering Flood.

      8vo., original paper covered boards rebacked with linen spine with new paper spine label. On front pastedown with line block map drawn by H. Cribb, elaborate woodcut border and initial on first page of text, and woodcut borders and initials at the beginning of each chapter, small woodcut initials throughout. Boards a little rubbed on edges and slightly soiled, bookplate which has caused a little cockling to front-free endpaper, a vey little spotting to last few leaves otherwise a very good copy. Limited edition of 300 copies. Morris's last book and last romance, with the notable map by Cribb that inspired Tolkien's maps of Middle Earth. From the library of Henry Fisher Cox with his Hook Hill bookplate. Henry Fisher Cox, son of the rector of Luccombe, was a scholarly man. While at Trinity College, Cambridge, he had made a special study of early 19th century literature, especially Hazlitt and Blake, and subsequently became editor of the Examiner, a weekly paper of liberal orientation and to which John Stuart Mill was a contributor.

      [Bookseller: Henry Southern Ltd.]
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        Sire Degrevaunt. [Edited by F.S. Ellis after the edition printed by J.O. Halliwell from the Cambridge MS.].

      8vo. original holland backed paper covered boards; wood-engraved frontispiece after Edward Burne-Jones, wood-engraved borders and initials, text printed in black and red in the Chaucer type; bookplate on front paste-down, a little light browning to a few leaves, otherwise a very nice copy. 350 copies were printed, plus 8 on vellum.

      [Bookseller: Henry Southern Ltd.]
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        Les programmes illustrés des théâtres et des cafés-concerts. Menus, cartes d'invitation, petites estampes, etc.

      librairie Nilsson - Lamm., Paris 1897 - Paris librairie Nilsson - Lamm. 1897. 32,5x25,5 cm. 4 f., 40 p. avec illustrations en noir, 63 planches en couleurs. Reliure demi cuir, dos à nerfs. Préface par Pierre Veber. - Illustrations de Misti, Maurice Neumont, Toulouse Lautrec, Roubille, H.S. Ibels, Dillon, H. Boutet, Synave, A. Depré, Roedel, Willette, Vallet, M. Luce, Merimann, Rochegrosse, Caran d’Ache, Cazal, G. Bordas e.a. - Couverture frottée. Sprache: Französisch Reliure demi cuir, dos à nerfs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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        Arte et Nature. Études brèves sur quelques artistes d'hier et d'aujourd'hui. Mit 17 von 21 Lithographien, Radierungen und Heliogravüren sowie 14 Orig.-Graphiken.

      C. Boudet und Libr. Ch. Tallandier ., Paris 1897 - Etw. spät. HMaroquin mit eingeb. OU. 33 : 26 cm. - 1 von 500 num. Exemplaren auf Vélin des "Papetieres du Marais". - Aufwendige Publikation mit Graphiken des Impressionismus von Besnard (Delteil 68, hier erstmals erschienen), Cazin, Renoir (Baigneuse assise, Delteil 11, irrig mit 1905 dat.), Renouard, Roll, Pissarro (Delteil 124/III), G. Callot (Umschlag), E. Boudin, Forain, Lebourg, Rafaellli (Delteil 135) und Sisley (Delteil 5). - Leicht gebräunt und tlw. etw. fleckig. die ersten 15 Bll. im unter Rand mit Stoßstelle und kl. Einriß (davon Corot Graphik etw. betroffen). - Einband beschabt und bestoßen. 2200 g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ketterer Kunst Hamburg GmbH]
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        The New Africa. A Journey Up the Chobe and Down the Okovanga Rivers. A Record of Exploration and Sport.

      London, William Heinemann, 1897, - lg. in-8vo, XII + 406 p., richly illustrated + 1 folding map, small legacy stamp ?Guggisberg?, original publisher?s green pictorial clothbound, small stain on frontcover, light wear at spine ends and corners. Very good copy. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        The Pierrot of the Minute.

      - Londen, Leonard Smithers, 1897. Original gilt green cloth with designs by Beardsley on both sides. (2), 46 p. Ilustrated with a frontispice, two vignettes and an initial by Aubrey Beardsley. Printed in only 330 copies. With Gerrit Komrij’s tiny bookplate. A few minuscule stains, but the binding is fine and the gold is shimmering brightly.* 'One of the masterpieces of bookmaking in the Nineties' according to James G. Nelson in his Smithers book. An apogee in the work of these geniuses, both on the threshold of death (Beardsley 1872-1898, Dowson 1867-1900), forged to a perfect synthesis by publisher Leonard Smithers (1861-1907). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas Holthuis ILAB]
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        Les jours et les nuits

      First edition in part, a Service de Presse [advance] copy.An elegant floral cloth pastiche Bradel binding by Laurenchet, spine with red morocco title label, wrappers preserved (with very slight angular lacks).With a fine inscription by Jarry to Edouard Dujardin on the front free endpaper. Provenance : from the library of Edouard Goerg, with his printed ex-libris at the foot of the ffep.   Mercure de France Paris 1897 11,5x18,5cm relié

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Works

      1897 - CARLYLE, Thomas. Works. London: Chapman and Hall, 1897-1902. Thirty-one volumes. Octavo, contemporary three-quarter tan calf, raised bands, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, uncut. $3500.“Centenary” edition of Scottish author and historian Thomas Carlyle’s complete works, with engraved frontispiece portraits and dozens of additional plates, handsomely bound by Hatchards.Spanning thirty volumes, this collection of Thomas Carlyle’s writings covers his career from his histories to his critical essays to his biographical works. Known as much for his satire as for his incisive criticism of the industrial revolution, Thomas Carlyle made a name for himself during the 19th century as one of the most prominent authors writing from a conservative viewpoint. Carlyle was also a respected historian. His biography of Frederick the Great as well as his history of the French Revolution received praise on both sides of the Atlantic. With supplementary thirty-first volume, Historical Sketches of Notable Persons and Events in the Reigns of James I and Charles I, assembled from Carlyle’s notes after his death. Booklabels.A handsome set in fine condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nate Salsbury, Buffalo Bill Cody's show manager, writes an angry business letter to George T. Beck, the Shoshone Irrigation Company field manager during the construction of the Cody Canal through the Big Horn Basin, referred to in this letter as "the ditch"

      New York City, New York, April 13, 1897. 8.5" x 11". "Autograph Letter Signed ""Nate Salsbury,"" 1 page, 8.5"" x 11"". On ""Buffalo Bill's Wild West"" pictorial letterhead, Department of Publicity, New York City, April 13, 1897. Usual folds, Fine condition. To George T. Beck. In full, ""Col. Cody received the information that you intend to engage a typewriter again this summer. In our opinion such service is not necessary to the company's business and we refuse to have such an expense charged to the company's account. As we understand the matter, the work on the ditch was to commence on the first of April, and we learn from latest advices the work has not yet begun. This is a hardship for Col Cody as he has had his teams taken up to prepare them for the work and they are idle.""Nathan ""Nate"" Salsbury (1846-1902) was producer and manager of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. He joined the U. S. Army while still in his teens, first as a drummer boy and eventually as a soldier with the 89th Illinois Regiment of Infantry, fighting in Georgia, Tennessee, and Texas. After the war, he became an actor in various stock companies, appeared for a time with his own troupe, Salsbury's Troubadours, then retired from performing in 1887. Meanwhile, in 1883, Salsbury helped launch Buffalo Bill's Wild West, an outdoor extravaganza that dramatized frontier life, built around the personality of onetime soldier, scout and hunter William F. ""Buffalo Bill"" Cody. The show, a worldwide success, outlived Salsbury who died at age 56 on Christmas Eve, 1902.The Big Horn Basin irrigation venture became the Shoshone Irrigation Company, the principal vehicle through which Cody and several partners attempted to finance, construct, and operate the Cody Canal (referred to as ""the ditch"" by Salsbury in this letter) from 1896 to 1907 when the Company relinquished control of the project. George T. Beck (1856-1943), the recipient of these letters, was the company's field manager during the construction process. Salisbury was an investor and a Director of the company."

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        Die infantile Cerebrallähmung. In: Nothnagels Specielle Pathologie und Therapie.

      Wien: Hölder 1897 - 4°. 1 Bl, 327 S. und 4 Tabellen . Gutes Exemplar der Erstausgabe. Minimale Altersspuren, Einbandkanten teils leicht berieben, schöner und dekorativer Verlagseinband. Nothnagels Specielle Pathologie und Therapie Bd. IX, 3, mit dem reihentitel von 1901 . Beigebunden noch drei weitere wichtige Abhandlungen: Kraft-Ebing: Die progressive allgemeine Paralyse ( 1894 ) ; Schultze: Die Krankheiten der Hirnhäute und die Hydrocephalie. Mit 14 Abbildungen ( 1901 ) ; Kocher: Hirnerschütterung, Hirndruck und chirurgische Eingriffe bei Hirnkrankheiten. Mit 4 Tafeln und 87 Abbildungen ( 1901 ) . Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 3000 Orig.-Halblederband mit zwei Rückenschildern und Rückenvergoldung. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Porträtfotografie mit eigenhändigem Namenszug „Th. Fontane" und Datum auf der Rückseite.

      Berlin, 26. Januar 1897 - Visitformat (10,5:6,5 cm). Aufnahme von J. C. Schaarwächter, Berlin. - Hübsches Brustbild im Halbprofil nach links.

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        Theatre de la Renaissance. Sarah Bernhard't La Samaritaine.

      Poster for Sarah Bernhardt's appearance in Rostand's play 'La Samaritaine' at the Theatre de la Renaissance'. Paris: Champenois 1897. Published in "Les Maitres de l'Affiche", 1899. Plate no. 166.. Les Maîtres de l'Affiche (The Masters of the Poster) refers to 256 colour lithographic plates used to create a very significant art publication during the Belle Époque in Paris, France. The collection, reproduced from the original works of ninety-seven artists in a smaller format, was put together by Jules Chéret, the father of poster art.By the 1890's the streets of French cities were enlivened by large, colourful posters. The poster had not only caught the fancy of the public, but its best examples were already being regarded as true works of art (specifically, as fine prints) to be exhibited, reviewed in journals, collected and reproduced in a more manageable form. In the last five years of the 19th century, Imprimerie Chaix was to play a great part in codifying, hallowing and perpetuating the ebullient spirit of the Belle Epoque. The renowned set of 256 prints were created by Imprimerie Chaix, forever to be known as a set as Les Maîtres de l'Affiche. Each print was rendered as a separate sheet measuring 11 x 15 inches. [27.9 x 38.1 cm]. The set was compiled in a unique way: Every month for 60 months - from December 1895 through November 1900 - subscribers received a wrapper containing four consecutively numbered prints. On 16 occasions (each of the five Decembers, each of the Junes, and the March and September of the final three years) the monthly wrapper also contained a bonus plate, not a poster reproduction but a specially created lithograph. The compilation of this set of original prints makes up the complete suite known as Les Maîtres de l'Affiche

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        Butterflies and Moths. Vol. I - V. (Komplett).

       Mit 157 (von 158 Abbildungen), London, John F. Shaw, ohne Jahr, (1897), LXXIV, 261, XXIII, 332, XXVII, 308, XLII, 246 und XII, 332 Seiten, 19x12,5, rote Original-Leinenbände mit Rückentitel, bei Band I fehlt die Tafel 6, sonst vollständig, die erste Tafel hat an der rechten oberen Ecke einen kleinen Randeinriß/Eselsohr, bei Tafel 49 fehlt das Seidenhemdchen/Schutzpapier, die Schnitte sind etwas fleckig/stockfleckig, der Vorsatz von Band V ist am Rand stellenweise fleckig, sonst nur geringe Gebrauchs- und Alterungsspuren, in englischer Sprache, 5 Bände, (komplett),Versand D: 4,90 EUR Entomologie, Schmetterlinge, Motten, Insektenkunde, The naturalists´ library,

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        BOOK OF THE THOUSAND NIGHTS AND A NIGHT. Translated from the Arabic by Captain Sir R.F. Burton. Reprinted from the original edition and edited by Leonard C. Smithers. Illustrated by a Series of Seventy-one Original Illustrations Reproduced From the Original Pictures in Oils Specially Painted by Albert Letchford

      London H.S Nichols & Co. 1897 - 12 Volumes. This is the RARE full morocco, gilt extra, "Illustrated Library Edition" according to Penzer's designation (see p. 117-122 for a discussion of the various editions). With the 71 illustrations by Albert Letchford, including a portrait of Burton. Also issued with reproductions of the title-pages from the original Benares Kamashastra edition. Large 8vo, original full dark black levant morocco elaborately gilt with Arabic motifs in the panels of the spines, the covers with an intricate gilt all-over panel design featuring Arabic designs and calligraphy, t.e.g. A fine very beautiful set, spines perfectly restored, virtually without indication. IN THE RARE FULL DARK BLACK LEVANT MOROCCO GILT EXTRA BINDING. This edition conforms to the "Illustrated Library Edition" that Penzer describes. It was actually produced for the Grolier Society, though their name does not appear anywhere. It includes, as the title-page states, the seventy-one illustrations by Letchford, and was issued in four binding styles, this being the rarest and most elaborate: Style D, though in a black colour not known to the bibliographer. "For many years," Penzer mentions, "I thought that this full morocco issue never really appeared, but a copy was sold at Sotheby's in November 1920" (p. 121). Apparently he never saw a copy. Interestingly enough, the illustrations to "The Arabian Nights" were bound in and issued with the text for the first time by Nichols as here. Penzer describes those illustrations being first inserted within the "Library Edition," that English printing, modeled after the Benares Edition and to which he thus ascribes the name "Illustrated Library Edition." One conjectures that only a very small number, perhaps 25 or less of these fully bound and decorated sets might have been issued. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Chinese Researches

      

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        Drawing: Train engine straight on

      Signed below "Drawn by Langley Collyer September 4, 1897.". 1 vols. 12-1/2 x 8-1/2 inches, aprox. Matted, with wear at edges. Signed below "Drawn by Langley Collyer September 4, 1897.". 1 vols. 12-1/2 x 8-1/2 inches, aprox.

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        Dracula

      Archibald Constable & Company, Westminster 1897 - First Edition SIGNED by Bram Stoker on a handwritten letter laid into the book. The book is in great shape and is bound in the publisher's ORIGINAL yellow cloth with the single-leaf "Shasta" ad and 16 pages of ads in the rear. The book has NO restoration with a minor stain near the bottom of the spine. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning with minor wear to the boards. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a wonderful copy with an autographed letter SIGNED by Bram Stoker dated 12.6.98 written on stationary from the Lyceum Theater where Stoker worked at the time. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        FRANCIS HENSHAW & CO., Auct'rs. / Stocks by Auction, / This Day, / Wednesday,- - October 20, 1897, / At 12 o'clock, M. /Corner Exchange Place. / Payable and transferable on Friday, / At Their Sales-Room.

      The Eastburn Press, 165 Devonshire Street, Boston 1897 - Single sheet, 24 x 6 1/2 in. Lists approximately 60 stocks and about a dozen bonds and mortgages with number of shares and par value. In pencil is written perhaps the price they achieved and of note, American Bell Telephone Co. seemed to have achieved the highest bid against the par value. The panic of 1893 began what was called the Great Depression until it would cede that title to a later panic. It lasted until 1897. This broadside seems to show the beginning steps of recovery.

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        The Invisible Man

      C. Arthur Pearson Ltd., 1897 FIRST EDITION of H.G. Wells 'The Invisible Man. Published in London by C. Arthur Pearson Ltd. in 1897. First Edition, First Printing with laid-in card SIGNED by author. Hardback. Book very good. Spine unfaded, hinges repaired, previous owner's name on front free end paper and first page, some minor spotting on paste-downs, small tear at bottom of front free end paper. Book comes in specially made cloth slipcase. We will provide a certificate of authenticity for this item.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

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        Following the Equator

      Hartford, CN: The American Publishing Company, 1897. First printing. Hardcover. Near Fine. 712 pp. Blue cloth with gilt titling and decorations on the spine. Includes several black and white illustrations. The first printing of the first American edition. BAL 3451. An account of Twain's travels around the British empire, expressing his disdain for the racism and religIous intolerance of the time. A very handsome copy. A beautiful Near Fine book with a few hints of rubbing to the edges of the boards.

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        OLD GLORY" . THE FLAG OF OUR COUNTRY. A SUPPLEMENTARY READER CONTAINING PRACTICAL LESSONS IN PATRIOTISM FOR USE IN PUBLIC OR PRIVATE SCHOOLS. From the Library of Franklin D. Roosevelt with His Inscription

      Printed by the Author, Slippery Rock, PA 1897 - Decorated white cloth with a full-color American flag and gilt title on the front cover. Illustrated with plates and drawings. INSCRIBED and SIGNED on the front endpaper completely in the hand of Franklin Roosevelt: "Given me by James J. Maltby/at Fayetteville N.Y. July 17 1930./Mr. Maltby is the Brother/of the Author of this book./Franklin D. Roosevelt." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Rubaiyat of Doc Sifers

      [The De Vinne Press for] The Century Co,, New York 1897 - Illustrated by C. M. Relyea. Frontispiece, plates and vignettes. 8vo. [190 x 128 x 21 mm]. x, [ii], 111 pp. Contemporary binding by Macdonald of New York (signed in gilt on the rear turn-in) of blue goatskin, the covers tooled in gilt with a double fillet border and a fillet panel decorated along its outer edges with repeated impressions of flowering stems and dots. The spine divided into six panels with gilt compartments, lettered in the second and third panels and dated at the foot, the others tooled with a flowering stem and dots, turn-ins and matching inside joints tooled with a fillet, roll and leaves, purple goatskin doublures, ivory watered-silk endleaves, gilt edges. A very good copy, in a handsome binding by Macdonald. James Macdonald (1850-1920) was born in Scotland and moved to the United States in 1873. He worked for William Matthews, and then set up his own bindery in New York in 1880. After the Club Bindery closed in 1909 he purchased the largest part of their tools, and the combined collection of c.2800 tools was sold at Christie's in 2000 (for $391,000). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Arabian Nights

      H.S. Nichols Ltd, London 1897 - Translated from Arabic by Captain Sir R.F. Burton. Reprinted from the original edition and edited by Leonard Smithers. Illustrated by a series of 71 original illustrations reproduced from the original oils by Albert Letchford. 12 volumes. Black half leather. Raised bands and gilt lettering and borders on spine. Marbled endpapers. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Beim Pferdewaschen" originales Ölgemälde auf Malkarton ca. 19x24cm; unten links signiert; verso mit dem Aufkleber der Stuttgarter Galerie Bühler, dort betitetelt, bezeichnet und datiert "1897"

      - Maße im farblich abgestimmten Rahmen 27,5x32,5cm.

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        A Trip to Venus. A novel.

      Jarrold & Sons, London, 1897. First Edition, first printing. 8vo. 254pp + [xviii] publisher's catalogue at rear. Blue smooth weave cloth lettered in gilt and red, and decorated with gilt-stamped stars. Publisher's monogram blind-stamped to rear board. David Gascoyne's copy, with his name and the date 1943 inked to the front endpaper. Cloth discoloured at backstrip. Front hinge tender at half-title yet binding perfectly sound thereafter. Some darkening to endpapers and pastedowns. A lovely crisp copy of an extremely uncommon science fiction novel: an account of a journey to an idyllic utopia on Venus, with a brief excursion to Mercury, written by a Bristol-based mechanical engineer. The first chapter, 'A Message from Mars', for originally published as a stand-alone short story in Cassell magazine (1895), and was subsequently revised into this current form.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

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        The Secret Rose, Lawrence and Bullen Scarce Binding Variant

      The Secret Rose, W. B.Yeats, Lawrence and Bullen, 1897A scarce early binding variant, First edition, first issue which was quickly withdrawn when realised the gilt on the covers did not adhere correctly.One of the authors best known works of prose, which draws upon celtic mythology.Strong pages, all accounted for, slight discoloration from age and wear around there edges, can be viewed in the images. Cover is worn, white page has been pasted between the front cover and first page, pencil and coloured pencil marking, page 179/180 is ripped out but still with the book; Original blue cloth decorated and lettering in gilt, designed by Althea Gyles First Edition, First Issue (with "Lawrence and Bullen" at the foot of the spine). 20 x 14.5 cms hard cover.Please view the photographs for more information

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        Das Liebeskonzil. Eine Himmels-Tragödie in fünf Aufzügen. Dritte durchgesehene und vermehrte Auflage. ( angebunden: " Kritische Stimmen über das Liebeskonzil " ).

      Verlags-Magazin J. Schabelitz, Zürich 1897 - ( Erste Ausgabe WG II, 24 - erweiterte Neuauflage des 1895 erstmal erschienenen Werkes ) 97 Seiten, späterer Leineneinband mit farbigem Rückenschildchen, 8° ( 19 x 12,5 cm ). Miteingebunden ist die Vorderseite des farbig illustrierten Originalumschlags. Angebunden ist " Kritische Stimmen über das Liebeskonzil " mit 42 Seiten, ohne Erscheinungsjahr, - verlag, oder -ort, ca. 1895 erschienen. Mit zahlreichen Meinungsäußerungen von Schriftstellern ( wie Detlev von Liliencron, Otto Julius Bierbaum, Franz Servaes, Ernst Freiherr von Wolzogen u.a.) sowie Presseartikeln, Prozessbeobachtern etc. Die letzten Seiten des Anhangs mit Verlagsnachrichten. Einband gering fleckig, gering berieben. Innen Exlibris " Eduard Erdmann " sowie Besitzvermerk " Fritz Härtel ". - selten - ( Gewicht 280 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Alfred Lord Tennyson, A Memoir by His Son.

      1897. TENNYSON, Alfred Lord. Alfred Lord Tennyson, A Memoir by His Son. Two volumes. xxiv, 516; viii, 551 pp. Extra-Illustrated copy. 8vo., bound in contemporary full green morocco with five raised bands, spine compartments gilt, covers have gilt borders inside and outside, silk doublures, a.e.g. Binding signed by Root & Son. London: Macmillan, 1897. |~||~||~||~||~| A lovely copy of this work, extra-illustrated with the addition of 107 extra plates including portraits and facsimiles. Includes letters by Tennyson and others, and memories from his personal friends, describing and frequently illustrating many contemporary literary figures. Some marginal foxing throughout, spines slightly faded; nevertheless a handsome set.

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        THE INVISIBLE MAN: A Grotesque Romance

      London: Arthur C. Pearson Limited. 1897. First edition. First edition. Original red cloth with gilt titles to the spine. A superb fine copy, the binding clean and without fading, the gilt remaining sharp. Minor bumping at the spine tips. The contents are entirely complete, without inscriptions or stamps and clean throughout. Two page publisher's catalogue to the rear. The hinges remain firm. An exceptional example, very uncommon in this fresh condition. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        Drawings by Frederic Remington

      New York: R.H.Russell, 1897. First edition. 61 plates. 1 vols. Oblong Folio. Original pictorial boards, cloth spine, somewhat worn, but generally a very nice copy. First edition. 61 plates. 1 vols. Oblong Folio.

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