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        PAN. Dritter Jahrgang, Heft 1.

      Berlin: Genossenschaft PAN. 1897 - Folio. Original wraps with original graphics by LEISTIKOW, WALTER ; Hofmann, Ludwig von; KRÜGER, ALBERT; LÉVEILLÉ, ANDRÉ . Söhn, HDO: 52801- 1, 2, 3, 4.Edited by Richard Graul and Caesar Flaischlen et al.PAN, the important German 21 volume art nouveau periodical (1895-1900), is a deluxe fin de siècle periodical with plates, illustrations, color initials, vignettes and tail-pieces representing a multitude of processes of modern picture reproduction, including original lithographs, etchings, and woodcuts,. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      Chicago and New York: Rand, McNally & Company,. 1897. original pictorial olive cloth, front and spine panels stamped in green and gold, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed.. A fine copy. (#130234). First edition. "Bernard Capes is now generally recognized as one of the masters of the Edwardian ghost story. What's not generally known is that the present title, his third novel and the first published under his own name, is a fully-fledged weird tale replete with curses, fate, prophecies, a magnificently haunted room, and a pair of ghosts, one sinister, the other kind. The atmosphere of the book is soaked in a 'high spectral gloom.' The overtly supernatural incidents are few, but to call the book's weirdness "subdued" would be grossly inaccurate. It reeks of it. Its themes are weighty and its plot construction is intricate and polished. Not the least of its virtues are stylistic. 'By lowering factory and grimy wall; by squalid streets peeled of uncleanliness in the teeth of the bitter blast; by low-browed taverns, that gushed red on us a moment and were gone, he sped on with crooked paces, and I followed.' (p. 167) The book is shot through with dozens of little touches -- gruesome ditties and feverish babblings, references to folkloristic magic and superstition -- that build up a sense of the uncanny and dreadful. A gravedigger, talking with the hero about macabre doings in the church-yard, is frightened by a wasp. 'Who ever see a pink warsp wi' a mouth like a purse and blue inside?' (p. 247) THE MILL OF SILENCE is also a full-blooded mystery yarn, delving into theft, blackmail, adultery, false imprisonment, child abandonment, murder and suicide. The tone generally is passionate, in contrast to the detached craftsmanlike manner of his later stories. The novel won second prize (in a field of 861) in a 'Stories of Mystery' contest sponsored by the CHICAGO RECORD in 1896, and was published the following year (as by "B. E. J. Capes"). It was not issued in England until 1899, when it came out as part of a series of cheap paperbacks, now very rare. The first cloth edition was produced by John Long at a still later date." - Robert Eldridge. Hubin (1994), p. 131. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978) or Reginald (1979; 1992).

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        WILSON'S CLOUD CHAMBER: "Condensation of Water Vapour in the Presence of Dust-Free Air and Other Gases" (Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series A, Vol. 189, pp. 265-307)

      Royal Society of London, London 1897 - Charles Thomson Rees Wilson's (1869-1959) paper describing the first cloud chamber. xv, 311 pp. Folio. Burgundy publisher's binding with gold embossed titling to spine. Numerous plates illustrate the articles. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      1897 - A Tale of the Forecastle. New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1897. Original pictorial light blue-grey mottled cloth. First Edition, first issue, of the tale subsequently published as THE NIGGER OF THE "NARCISSUS." Conrad wrote this story with the "Nigger" title, but consented to change the title for the American edition (which preceded the English); the publisher's argument was not that the "Nigger" title might be offensive, but rather that the white American book-buying public would not buy the book if they knew it was about a black man. Nonetheless, the original title was restored for all subsequent editions, making this variant-titled edition one of the more sought-after of Conrad's works.~In late 1897, Dodd Mead had a first edition of 1000 copies printed;~because the book was scheduled for publication late in the fall season, the printers were instructed to print both 1897 and 1898 title pages. The number printed with each date is not recorded. It was re-introduced in the spring and listed in Publisher's Weekly on March 12th among the spring publications. Copies of the spring issue were supplied with the 1898 title page [Cagle].~This copy is from the first issue, with an 1897 title page. It is in near-fine condition (minor cracking of the front endpaper, which also has a partially-erased inscription). This is an increasingly-difficult book to find in collectible condition. Cagle A3b. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Having learned just three days earlier that the Jewish community in Munich did not want his first international Jewish congress to be held in Munich as he had just announced in his new weekly Zionist newspaper, ?Die Welt,? Theodor Herzl thanks his correspondent for asking him to serve as a prize judge, hoping that it will not take too much time because he is ?very busy? ? three days later he relocated the First Jewish Congress to Basle, Switzerland.

      Vienna, June 14, 1897. 5.75" x 7.75". "Autograph Letter Signed ?Th Herzl,? one page, 5.75? x 7.75?. Vienna, June 14, 1897. On laid paper, imprinted letterhead of the ?New Free Press.? In German, not translated. Triangular portion in seemingly blank upper right cut away. Partial split at right edge of mid-horizontal fold strengthened on verso with archival tape. Fine condition. In full, ?Das mir freundlicht augetragens Preisrichteramt nehme ich mit besten danke an und hoffe mir, dass es mich nicht zu sehr in Ansprich nehmen wird, da ich ohnehin stark beschäftigt bin.? In 1891, Theodor Herzl was appointed the Paris correspondent for the influential liberal Viennese paper ?Neue Freie Presse.?The anti-Semitism he witnessed in Paris inspired him to write a play, ?The New Ghetto,? in October 1894. The main character is a Jewish lawyer who urges Jews to free themselves from their spiritual ghettos. On October 15, 1894, Capt. Alfred Dreyfus, a Jewish officer in the French military, was accused of treason. His court martial trial began in Paris on December 19, 1894. Only journalists who had received special permits and witnesses in the case were admitted to the court. As a representative of ?Neue Freie Presse,? Herzl attended the trial. On December 22, 1894, Dreyfus was found guilty of having sold plans of fortifications and other government secrets. Herzl heard the court?s presiding officer rule, ?The Court condemns Captain Alfred Dreyfus to deportation and internment for life in a fortified place and to deprivation of his military rank.? The French newspaper ?La Libre Parole? portrayed the incident as further evidence of Jewish treachery. The verdict strengthened Herzl?s conviction that there was only one way stop the Jewish population from being subjected to anti-Semitism. He began writing ?The Jewish State ?" A Modern Attempt to Solve the Jewish Question.? It was published on February 14, 1896. The book became the foundation of the Zionist movement. It outlined the economic, social, and governmental structures of a proposed Jewish state, and mentioned Palestine or Argentina as its location and that the spoken language would be German. Before its translation into Hebrew later that year, Herzl removed Argentina as an option and said Hebrew, not German, would be the dominant language. Herzl?s next step was to found his own newspaper and to organize a meeting of Jews from all over the world to hear his plans. On Friday, June 4, 1897, just ten days before he wrote this letter, Herzl published in Vienna the first issue of his new weekly periodical, ?Die Welt? (?The World?). In ?Die Welt? he publicized the convening of a Zionist Congress to be held in Munich. On June 11th, Munich?s Jewish community protested holding the meeting in their city. Three days later, Herzl wrote this letter advising the recipient that he is ?very busy.? On June 17th, he announced the congress would be held in Basle, Switzerland, publicizing the change in the third issue of ?Die Welt.? The First Zionist Congress was held in Basle, August 29-31, 1897. The entrance to the congress hall was decorated with a blue and white flag bearing the Star of David. Over 200 different groups from 16 countries arrived in Basle. Chaired by Herzl, the Congress adopted the program of the Zionist movement (the Basle Program) and declared, ?Zionism seeks to establish a home for the Jewish people in Palestine secured under public law.? In his diary, Herzl wrote, ?In Basle I founded the Jewish state...Maybe in five years, certainly in fifty, everyone will realize it.? The Jewish state, Israel, was founded on May 14, 1948, 50 years 8 months 15 days after Herzl convened the First Zionist Congress in Basle!"

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        Winzerhaus ('Project zu einem Winzerhaus nebst Kelterei und Keller für den Hönninger-Ariendorfer Winzer-Verein. - Neuwied den 10 März 1897. Der Kreisbaumeister. Ley.').

      - Lithographie auf blauem Papier gedruckt, dat. 1897, 45 x 65,5 Zeigt 5 Ansichten des Winzerhauses: Ansicht, Grundriss des Erdgeschosses, Grundriß des Kellers und 2 Querschnitte. - Sehr selten! (hochauflösende Bilder auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - high resolution pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        The Decoration of Houses.

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, , 1897. Square octavo. Original marbled paper-covered boards, paper spine label, top edge green, other untrimmed. Housed in a custom-made red cloth solander box. Decorative title page (with tissue-guard), 56 monochrome plates. Ownership inscriptions of "Grizel Boude 1935" and "Aurora Carlier Christmas 1960". Spine sunned and a little rubbed, old pale dampstain at head of covers and a number of gatherings. First edition, first printing, in Garrison's Binding B ("priority undetermined"). Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the front free endpaper: "Vernon Lee from Edith Wharton January 1898". An important association copy: the recipient is the art historian Violet Paget (1856-1935) who wrote under the pseudonym of Vernon Lee. "Wharton made few friendships with other women writers, and Vernon Lee, brilliant, loquacious, difficult, eccentric and mannish (she wore 'the style preferred by intellectual lesbians - a man's shirt, foulard and velvet jacket over a long skirt'), was not to be a lifelong friend. But just when Wharton needed it, she was a perfect guide to Italy and an inspiring intellectual example... Wharton often told Vernon Lee what an important guide she was to her" (Hermione Lee, Edith Wharton, 2013, p. 97). Wharton's Italian Villas and their Gardens (1904) was dedicated to Vernon Lee. Hermione Lee comments that The Decoration of Houses, Wharton's second book, following the unprocurable Verses of 1878, "sold well, was reprinted, and had a marked influence on house-design in America" (Chapter 5).

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        Domestic Architecture

      Atlanta: W. T. Downing, 1897. First Edition. Hardcover. Good +. Quarto. 155pp. Illustrated with 59 tissue guarded plates and 11 floor plans. Plans and advertisements are from pages 133 to 155. Green cloth hardcover with gilt decorated border around title on front cover. Light soiling to green cloth covers. Light scattered foxing and brown spots to end sheets. One photograph has light soil on the right side margin. W. T. Downing writes in his introduction "the illustrations contained in this book are selected from buildings designed by me within the past few years. They serve to show the style and character of work that has been done in the best residences of this section." Illustrations of Atlanta homes include Inman, Mrs. Henry W Grady, Dr. A. W. Calhoun, Judge Samuel Lumpkin, and several other prominent Atlanta residents. The frontis is a photograph of the Fine Arts Building facade used during the 1896 Atlanta Cotton States Exposition. Elizabeth Lyon's catalog "Atlanta Architecture. The Victorian Heritage: 1837-1918" prepared for an Exhibit at the Atlanta Historical Society in 1976 has a brief biographical profile on W. T. Downing (!865-1918). She states about Downing, "Though some public buildings are among his works, the most impressive bulk of his production took form of houses for affluent Atlantans in which the interiors were elaborately detailed.

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        Chasses et explorations dans la région des Pamirs. SIGNED COPY.

      Paris, Challamel, 1897, - in-8vo, 257 p. ill. + une carte, pt. tampon de légat ?Guggisberg? sur garde, avec envoi ms. de l?auteur ?Très respectueux hommage de l?auteur à Mlle Hiu (?) Getty (signé:) Ed. de Poncins 10 mai 1909? reliure en demi-cuir, dos richement orné or, plats couverts de papier au motifs chinois. Bel exemplaire. / Fine copy. Ce voyage a valu à l?auteur la grande médaille d?argent de la Société de Géographie. Avec à la fin la liste des plantes récoltées par l?auteur dans la région des Pamirs.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        [An Original Sketch Book with Fifteen Original Drawings including Twelve Watercolors]

      1897. A Superb Original Album of Kate Greenaway WatercolorsGREENAWAY, Kate, artist. [An Original Album with Fifteen Original Drawings including Twelve Watercolors]. Cromer [Norfolk], August 7th, 1897. Inscribed on front paste-down "To Mrs. Armytage / from Kate Greenaway / Aug 7 1897 / Cromer."Small oblong quarto (5 7/16 x 9 inches; 138 x 228 mm.). Twelve fine pen, ink and watercolor drawings, all signed with initials, and three fine pen and ink drawings, one of which is signed with initials. Original black faux alligator sketch book, front cover with "Sketch Book" stamped in gilt. Neat repair to spine edge of front cover and front paste-down. Housed in a felt-lined half dark blue morocco clamshell case.Contents:1. 'Girl in red dress with muff' - pen, ink & watercolor, signed "KG" (3 5/8 x 2 1/4 inches; 92 x 57 mm.)2. 'Two little girls sitting amongst the flowers - pen & ink drawing (1 5/8 x 4 7/8 inches; 41 x 123 mm.)3. 'Girl in pink dress with blue bonnet' pen, ink & watercolor, signed "KG" (3 1/2 x 2 inches; 89 x 51 mm.) 4. 'Young girl with bonnet' - pen & ink drawing (2 7/8 x 4 1/8 inches; 73 x 105 mm.) 5. 'Young girl in pink dress with tan & blue bonnet' pen, ink & watercolor, signed "KG" (3 3/8 x 2 inches; 85 x 51 mm.) 6. 'Young girl in blue dress with child in arms' - pen, ink & watercolor, signed "KG" (3 3/4 x 2 1/4 inches; 96 x 57 mm.)7. 'Young girl with bonnet holding branch of flowers' - pen & ink drawing, signed "KG" (3 1/2 x 3 inches; 88 x 76 mm.) 8. 'Young girl in white dress in front of tree' - pen, ink & watercolor, signed "KG" (3 1/2 x 2 3/8 inches; 89 x 60 mm.)9. 'Young girl and child holding flowers' - pen, ink & watercolor, signed "KG" (4 x 2 1/4 inches; 102 x 58 mm.) 10. 'Young girl in lilac dress with baby and child ' - pen, ink & watercolor, signed "KG" (3 5/8 x 2 inches; 92 x 51 mm.) 11. 'Young girl in lilac dress holding sheaf' - pen, ink & watercolor, signed "KG" (3 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches; 83 x 58 mm.) 12. 'Young girl in red dress with white apron' - pen, ink & watercolor, signed "KG" (3 1/2 x 2 3/8 inches; 88 x 60 mm.) 13. 'Girl in blue dress with basket of apples' - pen, ink & watercolor, signed "KG" (3 3/8 x 2 3/8 inches; 86 x 60 mm.) 14. 'Young girl in green dress holding lantern' - pen, ink & watercolor, signed "KG" (3 3/8 x 2 3/8 inches; 86 x 60 mm.) 15. 'Young girl in green dress holding flowers' - pen, ink & watercolor, signed "KG" (3 1/2 x 2 3/8 inches; 88 x 60 mm.)The album is inscribed to Mrs Armytage who was the widow of the English engraver, James Charles Armytage (1802-1897) who had died the previous April. She knew the Armytage's through John Ruskin - J.C. Armytage had engraved several plates for Ruskin. Newhaven Court, Cromer, Norfolk, was the seaside home of the Locker-Lampson family. Kate Greenaway had been visiting Cromer, mainly for her health since 1892. "August [1897] was again spent at Cromer, where the rain and cold kept her confined indoors for a good deal of the time. However her stay was enlivened by brief visits to some of Hannah Jane's [Locker-Lampson] fascinating neighbours. Among the staunch, wealthy local families, the Barclay's, the Hoare's, the Gurney's, there stood out a few who defied convention, like the elegant Cyril Flower, patron of Burne-Jones, who lived a perfect aesthete's life in a Lutyens-designed house, furnished in impeccable taste, at Overstrand. At Blickling there was Constance, Lady Lothian, a high-born dowager with an obsession for white. She proudly invited friends and acquaintances to visit her grounds inhabited by white cattle, white ponies, white pigeons and white peacocks. Kate was delighted with these curiosities and afterwards, in a letter to a friend in London, she noted seeing a fine collection of storks and kangaroos as well." (Rodney Engen. Kate Greenaway - A Biography, p. 198)."Mr Oliver Locker-Lampson, in the December "Century," gives a number of interesting recollections concerning Kate Greenaway, the famous artist and friend of little children. This is how Mr Locker-Lampson describes her personal appearance :— "She was a dark, quiet little woman, with a profusion of black hair curled up simply at the back, and allowed to grow in a long fringe at the front. Short sight, instead of rendering her awkward, rather heightened her charm, causing her to look up wonderingly at those with whom she spoke." Her laugh, we are told, was "simply delightful, never rising above a certain pitch, but rippling along like a brook." AT CROMER. Miss Greenaway was often at Cromer with the Locker-Lampson family :— "During morning strolls her chief pleasure consisted in watching baby boys and girls, mere bundles of tucked- up clothes, paddling in the sea ; and when such were absent, commenting on the absurd flounderings of plump old gentleman bathing. Then out would come a pencil at our request, and there would result a sketch. . . When the tide was far out, we would get her to draw fancy portraits with her umbrella on the hard, dry sand, with many regrets that the sea was soon to come up and wash them away." All poor people were a source of interest, and especially her models, who, Mr Locker-Lampson says, were oft- times taken from the gutter. HER DISLIKE OF PUBLICITY. Only on rare occasions did Miss Greenaway speak of her talent, "looking upon it as a gift of God for which all praise to her was unseemly":— "Miss Greenaway ignored posterity. All personal publicity, all spirit of rivalry, were at variance with her instincts. She wished to move along in darkness, and revolted at the shameless 'scramble and lottery for fame of the present day,' soliciting only the modest esteem of her friends. She had no desire to buttonhole the world or confide in the public, but was content to take the arm of a chosen few for a while." She was once asked if she was ever interviewed. "No," she replied ; "I hate interviewing. If the papers must talk about me, let them do so when I am dead." (Oliver Locker-Lampson, Kate Greenaway. Some Recollections).

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        Materialien der Literatur- und Kunstgesellschaft \"PAN\". Aus dem Nachlass von Hugo und Rudolf Greinz.

      Linz - Innsbruck, -, 1897 - 1900. Bei den Materialien handelt es sich offensichtlich um Papiere aus der Gründerzeit der Literatur- und Kunstgesellschaft \"PAN\" in Linz und in Innsbruck. Die Gründung wurde circa 1897 anvisiert, sodann 1898 realisiert. In diesem Konvulut, aufbewahrt in einer Kladde, überschrieben mit PAN, enthält neben 13 Berichten über die Gründung des Vereins in damaligen Tageszeitungen (z. Teil sehr ausführlich) auch die handschriftlichen Notizen (zum Teil in Stenographie) über die zukünftigen Mitglieder, weiters die gedruckten Statuten von Innsbruck und Linz, daneben Einladungen zu Festivitäten und die Kassagebarung, dann Grußbotschaften, Kartengrüße, Briefe und erste Rezensionen (Seebach). Der handschriftliche Teil besteht aus circa 46 Blatt und bezieht sich nur auf den Verein \"PAN\". Diese Materialien sind unerschlossen und stellen ein wichtiges Bindeglied der literarischen Vernetzung in Österreich dar, deren Bedeutung sich rund um die Zeitschrift \"Der Brenner\" und \"Föhn\" spiegelte. Die Namen lesen sich wie ein \"who is who\" des literarischen und künstlerischen \"Jung-Tirol\". - Unikat! Versand D: 7,00 EUR Zeitschriften

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        Farthest North. The Norwegian Polar Expeditition, 1893-1896. Being the record of a voyage of exploration of the ship Fra, 1893-96 and of a fifteen months' sleigh journey by Dr. Nansen and Lieut. Johansen with an appendix by Otto Sverdrup, Captain of the Fram. About one hundred and twenty full page and numerous text illustrations. Sixteen coloured plates in facsimile from Dr. Nansen's own sketches, etched portrait, photogravures and maps.

      Archibald Constable and Company,, Westminster, 1897 - First Edition. Westminster, Archibald Constable and Company, 1897. 24 cm x 16 cm. Volume I: XIII, 510 pages / Volume II: XIII, 665 pages. Original Hardcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Fridtjof Nansen (10 October 1861 - 13 May 1930) was a Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize laureate. In his youth a champion skier and ice skater, he led the team that made the first crossing of the Greenland interior in 1888, cross-country skiing on the island, and won international fame after reaching a record northern latitude of 86°14' during his North Pole expedition of 1893-96. Although he retired from exploration after his return to Norway, his techniques of polar travel and his innovations in equipment and clothing influenced a generation of subsequent Arctic and Antarctic expeditions. Nansen studied zoology at the Royal Frederick University in Christiania (renamed Oslo in 1925), and later worked as a curator at the Bergen Museum where his research on the central nervous system of lower marine creatures earned him a doctorate and helped establish modern theories of neurology. After 1896 his main scientific interest switched to oceanography; in the course of his research he made many scientific cruises, mainly in the North Atlantic, and contributed to the development of modern oceanographic equipment. As one of his country's leading citizens, in 1905 Nansen spoke out for the ending of Norway's union with Sweden, and was instrumental in persuading Prince Carl of Denmark to accept the throne of the newly independent Norway. Between 1906 and 1908 he served as the Norwegian representative in London, where he helped negotiate the Integrity Treaty that guaranteed Norway's independent status. In the final decade of his life, Nansen devoted himself primarily to the League of Nations, following his appointment in 1921 as the League's High Commissioner for Refugees. In 1922 he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work on behalf of the displaced victims of the First World War and related conflicts. Among the initiatives he introduced was the "Nansen passport" for stateless persons, a certificate recognised by more than 50 countries. He worked on behalf of refugees until his sudden death in 1930, after which the League established the Nansen International Office for Refugees to ensure that his work continued. This office received the Nobel Peace Prize for 1938. Nansen was honoured by many nations, and his name is commemorated in numerous geographical features, particularly in the polar regions. (Wikipedia) Sprache: English Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Jugend. Münchner illustrierte Wochenschrift für Kunst und Leben.

      München: Verlag d. Jugend . 1930 1897 - Illustrierte OHefte, teilweise OHln. Gr.4°, ca. 4500 S., mit zahlr. teils farbigen Abb., insg. 329 Hefte, Konvolut bestehend aus 329 Heften, davon 120 Orig.-Hefte aus den Jgg. 2 - 35 (1897 - 1930) und 209 Heften in sieben Halbjahresbände der Jgg. 8 (1903; Band 1, Heftnr. 1 - 26), 10 (1905; Band 1, Heftnr. 1 - 26), 17 (1912; Bde. 1 und 2, Heftnr. 1 - 52), 18 (1913; Band 1, Heftnr. 1 - 27), 19 (1914; Band 1, Heftnr. 1 - 26), 20 (1915, Band 1, Heftnr. 1 - 26) und 22 (1917; Band 1, Heftnr. 1 - 26); Lose Einzelhefte mit illustrierten Originalumschlägen und farbigen Illustrationen - nicht eingehend kollationiert. In gut lesbarem Zustand erhalten, teilweise randrissig mit Knickfalten, Gebrauchsspuren erkennbar. Vorhanden sind Jg. 2 (1897), Heftnr. 1, 2, 4, 5, 7 - 13, 47 // Jg. 8 (1903), Heftnr. 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 15 - 19, 21, 22, 24, 25, 26, 28, 30 - 37, 39 - 44, 46 - 52 // Jg. 9 (1904), Heftnr. 34, 39, 49, 50, 53 // Jg. 11 (1906), Heftnr. 46 // Jg. 12 (1907), Heftnr. 53 // Jg. 13 (1908), Heftnr. 40, 44 // Jg. 14 (1909), Heftnr. 10, 35 // Jg. 15 (1910), Heftnr. 7 // Jg. 16 (1911), Heftnr. 1 - 8, 11, 12, 16 - 27, 29 - 32, 36, 37, 38, 39, 41, 46, 48 - 52 // Jg. 18 (1913), Heftnr. 33 // Jg. 19 (1914), Heftnr. 40 // Jg. 21 (1916), Heftnr. 6, 7, 12, 14, 18, 22, 33, 35, 38, 51, 52 // Jg. 22 (1917), Heftnr. 1, 10, 32, 47, 49 // Jg. 23 (1918), Heftnr. 2, 11, 20 // Jg. 35 (1930), Heftnr. 22. Einzelhefte gegebenenfalls auf Anfrage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La feuille

      - de 26 feuilles Paris, Zo d'Axa, oct. 1897 - mars. 1899, in-folio, de 26 feuilles, demi toile verte de l'époque, Collection complète des 25 numéros de La Feuille, publié au moment des tumultes de l’affaire Dreyfus. Chaque numéro consiste d’une feuille (sauf le douzième, une double-page imprimée sur une côté seulement) avec une lithographie d’après des dessins de Steinlen, Willette, Léandre, Hermann Paul, Couturier, Anquetin, ou Luce et un article écrit par l’anarchiste Zo d’Axa au verso. Fortement antimilitariste, d'Axa écrit de Dreyfus, mettant en colère les deux camps : "Si ce monsieur ne fut pas traître - il fut capitaine. Passons." La feuille numéro 9 annonce la candidature d'un âne blanc qui se nomme Nul : "Je n'aime pas flagorner le peuple. Voilà le candidat qu'il mérite. A Rome, aux jours de la décadence, la plèbe acclamait un cheval consul. Le bourricot doit triompher en république opportuniste." Peu après d'Axa déclara le succès de son candidat. Bel exemplaire [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      1897. A Tale of the Forecastle. New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1897. Original pictorial light blue-grey mottled cloth. First Edition, first issue, of the tale subsequently published as THE NIGGER OF THE "NARCISSUS." Conrad wrote this story with the "Nigger" title, but consented to change the title for the American edition (which preceded the English); the publisher's argument was not that the "Nigger" title might be offensive, but rather that the white American book-buying public would not buy the book if they knew it was about a black man. Nonetheless, the original title was restored for all subsequent editions, making this variant-titled edition one of the more sought-after of Conrad's works.~In late 1897, Dodd Mead had a first edition of 1000 copies printed;~because the book was scheduled for publication late in the fall season, the printers were instructed to print both 1897 and 1898 title pages. The number printed with each date is not recorded... It was re-introduced in the spring and listed in Publisher's Weekly on March 12th among the spring publications... Copies of the spring issue were supplied with the 1898 title page [Cagle].~This copy is from the first issue, with an 1897 title page. It is in near-fine condition (minor cracking of the front endpaper, which also has a partially-erased inscription). This is an increasingly-difficult book to find in collectible condition. Cagle A3b.

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        The Life and Letters of Harriet Beecher Stowe

      1897 - Cambridge: The Riverside Press, 1897 [1897]. 8vo, [ii], 406 p. 3/4 red leather over marbled boards with top page ends gilt, five raised spine bands and ornate giltwork in each spine compartment with date stamped in gilt at spine heel. First edition of this benchmark Stowe biography, compiled by Stowe's friend, Annie Fields. Fields (1834-1915) used her status as wife of publisher James Thomas Fields to champion authors she knew personally, and was instrumental in shaping the literary careers of numerous 19th century female writers, including Sarah Orne Jewett, Mary Freeman and Emma Lazarus. The present work traces Stowe¿s ancestry and childhood, with detailed accounts of her life in Litchfield, Hartford, Boston and Cincinnati, as well as her marriage, life during war, and with a chapter devoted to the Key to Uncle Tom¿s Cabin. LARGE PAPER EDITION, one of 250 copies, this being copy #107. WITH TWO SIGNED HANDWRITTEN LETTERS BY STOWE TIPPED IN. The first, an undated single fold letter on foolscap, written from 106 Boylston St (Saturday Morning) to a Mr Osgood: "I enclose to you this -- appeal. It is in the direct line of what I am saying to you about making a market for our books in the South.-- (Illegible) with me in furnishing to this library my books. I wrote to you a few years ago enquiring if you had received the Uncle Toms from Hartford. Also-have you sent me my documents. I have heard nothing from you since the day of your interview, Yours Truly, H B Stowe" The second letter is from Hartford, CT, dated Oct 1, 1887, to a Mr Allen: "I have read with great interest your 'Mary, The Queen of the House of David', pencil in hand, and the marks left in the margins show that I have read with interest and discrimination. I should have written before but wished to read slowly. (Illegible) I now thank you for this copy you gave me. Yours Truly, HB Stowe". Minor chipping to leather along both spine joints, minor pitting and scuffing to leather along lower edge of rear board and bottom board edges, light wear to corners. Small discreet blindstamp (Broad Oak, Dedham Massachusetts) to fep, front fly and top of title page, with some faint toning to text block, but an attractive copy of a very scarce and desirable edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Compleat [Complete] Angler or the Contemplative Man's Recreation. Being a Discourse of Fish and Fishing

      London John Lane - The Bodley Head 1897. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket. Fine binding rebind with marbled endpapers. Teg. Some off-setting to title pagefrom adhjacent frontis-portrait of Walton Reprint Green hardback half-leather cover 240mm x 190mm (9" x 7"). lxxxiv, 428pp. Illustrated with full-page b/w plates and b/w illustrations within the text. Bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. First printing of this edition. The text of the edition is a reprint of the fifth [the last to receive Walton's own revision], with which it has been carefully collated. The spelling has been modernised. The appendix includes the bibliography of 'The Compleat Angler'. from 1653 to 1897. There is also a section entitled 'The Angler's Calendar' compiled by Hi Regan.

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        Woman's Medical College Of Pennsylvania: An Historical Outline

      Philadelphia: P. Blakiston, Son. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1897. First Edition. Red buckram, titles in gilt on upper board, t.e.g., in the publisher's printed paper dust-wrapper; pp. 142. Corners rubbed, else fine, pages unopened; jacket in two pieces (front panel separated from the spine), large chip out at the rear panel, minor chipping to the front panel and upper corners). A remarkably nice copy .

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        Meyers Konversations-Lexikon. Ein Nachschlagewerk des allgemeinen Wissens. Fünfte (5.) gänzlich neubearbeitete Auflage. 17 Bände.

      Leipzig. Bibliographisches Institut., 1897. Neuer Abdruck. - 10.500 Abb im Text,1088 Bildtafeln,Karten und Pläne. Orginal-Halbleder mit wunderschöner, reichhaltiger,Vergoldung.Seidenhemdchen vorhanden. Vom Buchbinder restauriert. F308 Eine Rechnung mit ausgewiesener Mehrwertsteuer liegt Ihrer Bestellung bei. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 22000 Gr.-8°, 17,00 - 25 cm, braun, Goldprägung. 2- Rsch.Eckenverst.Zustand (2-) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        OEuvres. Texte revisé et préface par J. de Marthold. Avec 90 Illustr. de A(lbert) ROBIDA en deux teintes.[Avec une suite des tirages à part du trait]

      Paris, Conquet 1897. - Arnold, Malerbuch 2944; Carteret IV, 401; Thieme-B. XXXVIII/433.- Nr. 87 v. 150 numerierten Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe auf "Chine fort", (Gesamtaufl. 359).- Neben den blaugrau kolorierten Illustrationen ist dem Werk eine separate Suite unkolorierter Abbildungen beigebunden.- Umschlag, Vortitel u. Titelbl. gestempelt "Geheime Staatspolizei / Staatspolizeileitstelle Wien". Kl.-4°. XXXIV S., 2 Bl., 339 S. [90]Bl. Handgebundener Halbfranzband mit eingeb. Orig.-Umschlag, dieser mehrfarbig handkoloriert. Rückengoldpräg., Rücken m. kleinen Läsuren. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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       Bln., S. Fischer 1897. 4 Bll., 204 S. Ln. d. Zt. m. goldgeprägt. Rückentit. Der seltene illustr. Orig.-Umschlag (Vorder- u. Rückendeckel) sind miteingebunden. - (Collection Fischer, 2) EA.W.- G.² 2; Giebisch-G. 78; Kat. \"Jugend in Wien\", Marbach 299 - Erste Ausgabe von Altenbergs zweiter Buchveröffentlichung. Der Band ist benannt nach einem \"Negerdorf\" (Ashanti), das im Wiener Prater längere Zeit mit \"lebendem Inventar\" zur Besichtigung aufgestellt worden war. Eines der Themen des Buches ist die Verherrlichung der Freiheit, die der Naturmensch genießt, den Altenberg oftmals, ihn in bewußten Gegensatz zur Gesellschaft und ihren traditionellen Formen stellend, dominieren läßt. Altenberg faßt sich als Mittler zwischen den Kulturen auf, als eine Art Katalysator der Verständigung, die ihm, nicht zuletzt durch das Erlebnis des Eros mit den schwarzen Schönen, bereits zur Selbstverständlichkeit geworden ist. Darüber hinaus will er die Sitten der Ashanti zeigen, die ihm entgegen der Zeitmeinung moralischer, weil ursprünglicher und unverfälschter erscheinen, als die der zivilisierten Gesellschaft (C. Schaefer). Der seltene illustr. Orig.-Umschlag, der erste im S. Fischer Verlag und einer der etsten illustrierten Umschlage überhaupt zeigt zwei Ashanti-Frauen. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Literatur

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        Galesburg Sketches

      Galesburg, Illinois: (The Wagoner-Mehler Co.). Very Good in Fair dust jacket. 1897. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Publisher's original illustrated brown-paper-covered boards, floral endpapers, with pieces of the publisher's printed dust-wrapper laid in; pp. 76, [1], frontis portrait, illustrated throughout; with a laid-in prospectus for a future work by the author. "Contributor's edition," #66 of an edition limited to 250 copies. Spine head chipped, tail with a neat tear, hinges starting, dated (1897) gift inscription to the ffep; jacket in 5 pieces (front and rear panel, pieces of the flaps, lacking the spine) laid in, with loss to all parts. .

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        Die Geheimlehre (The Secret Doctrine). Die Vereinigung von Wissenschaft, Religion und Philosophie. [Band I.-III., so komplett = Kosmogenesis (Bd.I.), Anthropogenesis (Bd. II.), Esoterik / Nachgelassene Schriften (Bd. III.)].

      Verlag von Wilhelm Friedrich, Leipzig o.J. [-] Gr.-8°. Aus dem Englischen der dritten Auflage übersetzt von Dr. phil. Robert Froebe. XXVI, 1 Bl. (Vorrede v. A. Besant u. G.R.S. Mead), 744 S.; XVII, 1 Bl. (Textauszug aus Isis Unveiled), 842 S. [=Bd I. u. Bd. II.]; Lotus-Verlag, Leipzig o.J. [- 1897 - Verlag von Wilhelm Friedrich, Leipzig o.J. [1897-1900] Gr.-8°. Aus dem Englischen der dritten Auflage übersetzt von Dr. phil. Robert Froebe. XXVI, 1 Bl. (Vorrede v. A. Besant u. G.R.S. Mead), 744 S.; XVII, 1 Bl. (Textauszug aus Isis Unveiled), 842 S. [=Bd I. u. Bd. II.]; Lotus-Verlag, Leipzig o.J. [1897-1900] Gr.-8°. Aus dem Englischen der ersten Auflage übersetzt von Dr. phil. Robert Froebe. [Vorrede von Annie Besant]. XX, 594 S. [Bd. III.] OHLdr. Bde. Ackermann II, 507 (Spätere Ausgabe in vier Bdn.) u. 508 (nur Bd. I. u. II.) "Die gut ausgestattete Vorkriegsausgabe". Slg. Huter S. 21, B 40-42 (nur Neudruck / Reprint). Zu H.P. Blavatsky [auch Blavatzky, Blawatskaja, Blavacki] siehe Bonin S. 85. Drury S. 88. Fodor S. 31-33. Frick "Die Erleuchteten" Bd. I. S. 113, 115, 119, 140, 141, 201. Bd. II. T. 1 (= Licht u. Finsternis): S. 17. T. 2: S. 207, 259-269, 271-274, 276, 277, 279, 280, 281, 282, 292, 296, 297, 298, 300, 302, 305, 306, 307, 310, 313, 315-318, 337, 353-355, 371, 376, 390, 400, 420, 431, 435, 465. Gasper S. 53, 130, 294, 1029 ff. Greer S. 114. Miers S. 115-117. Reller S. 487 ff., 496, 499, 543, 544. Roberts S. 151-152. Shepard S.114-117. Tischner S. 186, 205, 231. Weiterhin: David Harvey "Handbuch der Esoterik" S. 59-60. Bruno Martin "Das Lexikon der Spiritualität" S. 47-48. Francois Ribadeau Dumas "Histoire de la Magie" S. 544 u. 559. Hervé Masson "Dictionnaire Initiatique" S. 153. Richard Cavendish "Elseviers encyclopedie van het occultisme en de parapsychologie" S. 50. - Bd. I.: Leder leicht berieben. Bd. I. & II. mit Schmuckvorsatz, alle Bde. mit dreiseitigem mamoriertem Farbschnitt. Bd. III. in Original Pappschuber. Drei nahezu makellose u. sehr dekorative Exemplare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Das Buch der Erfindungen, Gewerbe und Industrien. Gesamtdarstellung aller Gebiete der gewerblichen und industriellen Arbeit sowie von Weltverkehr und Weltwirtschaft.

      Leipzig: Spamer (um -1901) 1897 - 9., durchaus neugestaltete Auflage. 10 Bände. 4° Mit zahlreichen Textabbildungen und teils farbigen Tafeln. Original-Halbleinenbände mit ornamentaler Rückenvergoldung. - Gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Band 1: Bildungsgang und Bildungsmittel der Menschheit; Band 2: Die Kräfte der Natur und ihre Benutzung. Physikalische Technologie; Band 3: Die Elektrizität, ihre Erzeugung und ihre Anwendung in Industrie und Gewerbe; Band 4: Landwirtschaft und landwirtschaftliche Gewerbe und Industrien; Band 5: Bergbau und Hüttenwesen; Band 6: Die Verarbeitung der Metalle; Band 7: Die Industrie der Steine und Erden, Chemische Industrie; Band 8: Verarbeitung der Faserstoffe (Holz-, Papier- und Textilindustrie); Band 9-10: Der Weltverkehr und seine Mittel, Teil 1 und 2.

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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 ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Panizza, Liebeskonzil, Erstausgaben

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        KARLSRUHE. "Aus Alt-Karlsruhe. 1897". Kalender (23 x 16,5 cm), umgeben von 11 Ansichten und einem Porträt.

      - Farblithographie von H. Dobmann bei C.F. Müller, Karlsruhe, 1897, 41 x 29 cm. Nicht bei Schefold. - Die hübschen Ansichten zeigen Durlacher und Ettlinger Tor, Gartenpavillon der Markgräfin Amalie, Gasthaus Grüner Hof, Geschäftshaus der Hofbuchhandlung C.F.Müller, Chinesisches Häuschen, Goth. Turm, Ludwigssee, Altes Hoftheater, Gartenschlößchen der Markgräfin Friedrich, einen Plan von Karlsruhe um 1730 sowie ein Porträt von Karl Wilhelm. - Dekoratives und seltenes Blatt.

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        Meyers Konversations-Lexikon, 5. Auflage, Prachtausgabe, 17 + 4 (21) Bände, Neuer Abdruck, 1897 - 1901.

      Leipzig und Wien, Bibliographisches Institut, 1897 - 1901. Gänzlich neu bearbeitete und erweiterte Auflage. Grundwerk in 17 Bänden mit 17.800 Seiten. Enthalten sind 100.000 Artikel mit 10.500 Abbildungen, 1.088 Tafeln, davon 164 Farbtafeln, überwiegend Chromolithographien. Es erschienen noch vier Ergänzungsbände. Vollständiges Grundwerk (A - Z) in 17 Bänden sowie der Ergänzungsband 18 und die Bände 19 bis 21 (Jahres-Supplemente 1898/99, 1899/1900, 1900/01), somit vollständiges Exemplar in 21 Bänden. Es handelt sich hier um eine sehr seltene Prachtausgabe der Berliner Buchhandlung Körth, die im Kolonialstil der Zeit gestaltet wurde: Rotbraune Original-Halblederbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln auf hellbraunem und rotem Rückenschild. Der Buchrücken mit aufwendigen figürlichen und geographischen Prägungen: Mittig ein Ensemble ausgerollter historischer Karten der fünf Kontinente; an den Kapitalen Köpfe indianisch-amerikanischer und afrikanischer Eingeborenen-Kulturen; Rückenschilder mit goldgeprägter floraler Umrankung, Kapitale mit Ornamentbändern; Buchdeckel mit strukturierten, lederähnlichen Bezügen und Lederecken; mehrfarbig marmorierter Buchschnitt; reich ornamentierte, vergoldete Vorsätze, wie sie Prachtausgaben vorbehalten sind. Die programmatische Gestaltung im Stile des Kolonial- und Entdecker-Zeitalters, das in Deutschland eine eigenes Literatur-Genre prägte, kann als besonderes Merkmal, ja als Alleinstellungsmerkmal dieser aufwendig gestalteten Prachtausgabe gelten. Buchrücken allenfalls leicht berieben, am Kapital des ersten Bandes Einriß fachmännisch geschlossen; Deckelbespannung mit wenigen kleinen Abplatzungen; Bd. 21 mit sehr kleiner Läsion am vorderen Vorsatz; Seiten partiell etwas fleckig (vor allem erste Seiten, innere Seiten nur geringfügig oder gar nicht). In toto schönes Exemplar dieser einzigartigen Prachtausgabe, die wie keine andere den kolonialen Zeitgeist des späten 19. Jahrhunderts widerspiegelt. Liebhaberausgabe, wie es sie im antiquarischen Buchhandel, zumal als vollständiges Ensemble in 21 Bänden, sonst nicht zu finden ist. Zahlreiche weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Versand D: 5,00 EUR Lexikon Konversationslexikon Konversations-Lexikon Conversations-Lexikon Conversationslexikon Meyer Meyers Prachtausgabe Pracht-Ausgabe fünfte

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      [China c.1897.]Half leather over brocade silk, most of spine. gone, else very good, 69 b.w. photos, most are 14.5 x 9 cm.,. some panoramas 8.5 x 30 cm., one large photo 27 x 21.5 cm.. all edge gilt, clean solid copy. Q U I T E R A R E. A very unusual album of photographs showing the tour of what appears to be American Business community members & their wives. Arrival in Kwantung, tour of the Ming tombs, panoramic ! * Photos of early Canton area, sea coast, the Great Wall, a trip up the Yangtze, city streets, river/canal scenes, elegant banquets with High Chinese military & political figures, and the last & largest photograph depicts the whole group of American & Kwantung Chinese Merchant Advisory Board in a commemorative photograph. * Also some excellent images of an early and primitive Macao, lovely panoramas of that old Portuguese city, the hills around city, river & bay with the city rising up the gentle slope, with a good number of old Chinese junks anchored in the harbor. * The Chinese title above the grand panorama reads: "Guang Dong Zhi Xin Ju Haun Yin Mei Guo Sang Hui Ji Nian:" "IN COMMEMMORATION OF THE WELCOMING OF THE AMERICAN MERCHANT ASSOCIATION BY THE CANTON ADVISORY BOARD." * Consists of about 22 pages of tipped in clear, bright & good focus original photographs. The most fascinating of them is the last group memorial photo of the Canton Advisory Board & all of the Americans & their wives, as posed for the camera. In the front row are what one may assume are the most prominent and important members. * Central to one American who has a striking resemblance to the Roosevelt [yes the Famous Roosevelts !!!] family, is a very gaunt & small Chinese holding a long stick, with a flag, wearing a traditional long Chinese robe. One other Chinese is seated in the front row, and he is a be speckled solid man with an alert bearing. Other members are standing behind in ordered rows, with an occasional American naval officer peeking in from the left and a few small Chinese boys also peeking in from the far right in bewilderment. Many of the members also hold some sort of a commemorative flag, with the Advisory Board name embroidered upon it. * The whole group is found before a most handsome and great Chinese architectural building with elaborate windows. The album is without any text whatsoever, but based on the title found on the last photograph, one can deduce the rest. Of particular interest is a nice photo of a Chinese altar. This has an embroidered cloth over it, with Chinese characters that read: Guan Xi Er Si San Nian Men [?] Ji dan or Twenty- third year of Guangxi ie 1897, Birthday to indicate an auspicious day for a religious festive day, thus the Chinese brought the Americans to the temple to celebrate the happy occasion. * Other photographs clearly represent a graphic record of the arrival to Canton, the places they were guided to by the Advisory Board members, archaeological monuments, old shrines, the Great Wall [indicating a trip to the North], temples, Ming tombs, with a host of wonderful street scenes, Macau views, nice photos of the local Chinese and the jaunty Americans in straw hats, canes, spats, while the American women wore great hats, long skirts and long-sleeved white blouses as the posed for the camera. They were often conveyed in mule-drawn carts with a Chinese groom leading them. * Other travel was by ship up and down the canals of Canton, photos of the Government buildings, altars, roof tops [from their hotel room ??] showing the city, the bay with ships, and a trip up the Yangtze [?] or some other great river in a motor boat, showing their Occidental crew beside a very well set table. A poignant view of a slow-paced China of a past century. * Albums of this subject, are always SCARCE, full of great period original photographs and views of China & Macao. A lovely record taken by a member of the American group for posterity. * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

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      Peking 1897, Lazaristes. Buff cloth, very good, small folio,. copious, 562p., 36 b.w. illustrations, 660 gravures, 124. phototypes, 24 collographies, thick copious work, very crisp. copy of an exceptionally RARE BOOK.. This is an important and grand work on the ancient capital of Peking. Covering the art & architecture of the city, its mythology,philosophers, dynasties, Gengis Kahn, early Jesuit visitors & her Emperors. A detail description of the capitol and environs. The police, bronzes, antiques, ceramics, geog- raphy, voyages &c. A superb work covering the breath & width of knowledge about the great city up to the time of publish- ing. Large and heavy volume, nicely printed on thick paper, profusely illustrated with photographs and text figures.This scarce is seldom found for sale. An essential major work on Peking, complete with all plates, in the best of condition. Traditionally accepted as the most valuable single resource on Peking, this elusive work is seldom found in libraries. Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

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        New Light On the Early History of the Greater Northwest - the Manuscript Journals of Alexander Henry & David Thompson (3 volumes) #721 of 1100

      New York: Francis P. Harper, 1897 All 3 volumes are at least very good w/no DJs, as issued. NO marks or writing and NOT ex-library.  Volume 1 - Red River of the North, Volume 2 - Saskatchewan & Columbia Rivers, & Volume 3 - Maps & Index.

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        THE DOLMENS OF IRELAND, their Distribution, Structural Characteristics, and Affinities in other Countries; Together with the Folk - Lore attaching to them; Supplemented by Considerations on the Anthropology, Ethnology and Traditions of the Irish People

      London, Chapman & Hall, 1897.Volume III only of 3, FIRST EDITION 1897. Thick 8vo, approximately 265 x 180 mm, 10½ x 7 inches, title page printed red and black, colour frontispiece, numerous illustrations in the text, pages: 713 - 1234 plus errata leaf and including index, original publisher's green cloth, gilt lettering and decoration to spine and upper cover, top edges gilt, dark green endpapers. Ex library copy with very faint trace of number at tail of spine, signs of bookplate removal on front pastedown, no other library signs, slight rippling to frontispiece, and to top third of title page and first few pages, contents otherwise clean and bright. A good tight copy of Volume III of this scarce work. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        PAN. Dritter Jahrgang, Heft 2.

      Berlin: Genossenschaft PAN 1897 - Folio. Original wraps, with original graphics by LIEBERMANN, MAX ( Badende Jungen, Schliefer 44) ; LIEBL, WILHELM ; Hollenberg, Felix; VETH, JAN PIETER.Söhn, HDO: 52802- 1, 2, 3, 4,.Edited by Richard Graul and Caesar Flaischlen et al.PAN, the important German 21 volume art nouveau periodical (1895-1900), is a deluxe fin de siècle periodical with plates, illustrations, color initials, vignettes and tail-pieces representing a multitude of processes of modern picture reproduction, including original lithographs, etchings, and woodcuts,. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Original caricature of opening night at the Duke of York's Theatre

      [1897] 1897 - Original caricature done in ink on paper. The caricature celebrates the opening night of The Happy Life, a play by Louis N. Parker and Murray Carson, staged at theDuke of York's Theatre, London, in 1897. It depicts Parker (standing atop the Duke of York's column), Carson, and Max (top hat and wasp-waisted coat) himselfdrinking champagne. Both Parker and Carson were important dramatists at the turn of the century; Beerbohm would later collaborate wih Carson on a one-act "curtain-raiser" in 1914, The fly on the wheel.Inscribed "Best wishes in a great success. December 6 '97" and signed "Max." Unrecorded; not in Hart-Davis's catalogue of Beerbohm's caricatures. In near fine condition and nicely framed. 20 x 25.4 cm. ORIG/011216. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Works of Washington Irving (40 Volume Set) Limited Edition - The Holly Edition

      G. P. Putnam's Sons 1897 - 40 Volume Set (Complete). Limited Edtion (Number 907 of 1,000) Holly Edition. All are clean in text with tihgt and square bindings. No cracks. Very solid. A few of the boards have some damp marks and red bleeding from the covers on the inside end papers. The gilt decoration on the covers and spine are bright. Little if any sunning on spine. Top edge is gilt. Overall a very handsom set! . . George Washington (8 vols.) 1857 The Alhambra 2 vols. (1891); Granada (2 vols.) 1892; Columbus (5 vols.) 1892; Kinickerbocker (2 vols.) 1893; Sketch-book of Crayon (2 vols.) 1894; Spanish Papers (1895) 1895; Traveller (2 vols.) 1895; Mahomet (3 vols.) 1896; Bracebridge Hall (2 vols.) 1896; Astoria (2 vols.) 1895; Captain Bonneville (2 vols.) 1895; Crayon misc.(2 vols.) 1895; Goldsmith (2 vols.) 1897; Reviews & Misc.(1897) 1897; Salmagundi (2vols.) 1897; [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Map of the Black Hills of South Dakota and Wyoming with full descriptions of mineral resources, etc.

      Custer City, SD [map printed in Philadelphia]: Samuel Scott [map printed by E. P. Noll & Co], 1897. Small octavo. (7 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). pp. [2], 1-40. 1 folding chromolithographed map (sheet size: 31 x 28 1/2 inches) after Scott, published by E.P. Noll & Co of Philadelphia. Original brown cloth, the upper cover lettered in gilt "Rocks, / Minerals, / and other / Resources / of the / Golden / Black Hills / of / South Dakota / and / Wyoming" Provenance: Annotated in pencil by a single hand. A prospector's copy of this interesting survey, the issue with the coloured map: "the first book on descriptive mineralogy of the Black Hills. Today highly sought after as a Black Hills mining relic" (Loomis). This work was published with the fine map coloured (as here) or uncoloured. Scott's large map of the Black Hills region depicts topographic features and various towns, including Deadwood, Sturgis, and Custer City. "For legibility, and for tracing streams to their sources, this is still a useful map of the Hills" (Jennewein). The present example is annotated in pencil with notes suggesting that the original owner of this map was attempting to set up a prospecting/mining operation near Clifton, Wyoming, in the south west corner of the Black Hills. Further notes on the verso of the map and the facing page suggest that the unidentified individual was looking for manganese. L. Leonard Jennewein, Black Hills Booktrails , 229; Thomas A. Loomis, Dakota Matrix Minerals vol.10, no.3.

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        British Golf Links. A Short Account of the Leading Golf Links of the United Kingdom.

      London: J.S. Virtue and Co., 1897. - FIRST TRADE EDITION. Folio, pp.viii; 331; v, advertisements. Original subscription form loosely inserted. Illustrated throughout with photographs. Elegantly hand-bound in half mid green oasis morocco, spine gilt-lettered in six compartments with raised bands, over original gilt-pictorial cloth sides. A little dustiness and edge-spotting. Internally clean; a few small marks/scratches to rear cover else a fine copy in an attractive recent leather binding. A major work on the leading British courses, written by the first English captain of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club at St Andrews, 'the home of golf'. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Series of Seventy Original Illustrations to Captain Sir R.F. Burton's "Arabian Nights" and a Portrait of Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton K.C.M.G., F.R.G.S., etc. etc. Reproduced from the Original Pictures in Oils specially painted by Albert Letchford

      London: H.S. Nichols Ltd.. Very Good. 1897. First Edition. Hardcover. Black cloth with vibrant gilt Arabic motif & script. Wear to hinges & head of Spine (see image), else a fine, sound copy. ; 17.5x26 cm .

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        Biographisches Jahrbuch und Deutscher Nekrolog. 25 Bände und 1 Registerband dieser Reihe: Band I (1896), Band II (1897), Band III (1898), Band IV (1899), Band V (1900), Band VI (1901), Band VII (1902), Band VIII (1903), Band IX (1904), Band X (1905), Registerband für die Teile I-X (1896-1905), Band XI (1906), Band XII (1907), Band XIII (1908), Band XIV (1909), Band XV ( 1910), Band XVI (1911), Band XVII (1912), Band XVIII (1913). // Deutsches Biographisches Jahrbuch. Überleitungsband I. (1914-1916), Überleitungsband II (1917-1920), Band III (Das Jahr 1921), Band IV (Das Jahr 1922), Band V: (Das Jahr 1923), Band X (Das Jahr 1928) und Band XI (Das Jahr 1929). Es fehlen die Bände VI-IX (1924/1925/1926/1927) der neuen Folge.

      Berlin, Georg Reimer, - 1917. / Stuttgart, DVA, 1925 - 1932. 1897 - Bände 1-XVIII, sowie Registerband und Überleitungsband I: 23,5 x 16 cm. O-Halblederbände. Die Kapitale sind bei vielen Bänden stärker bestoßen und weisen mitunter Fehlstellen bis zu 2x4 cm auf. Insgesamt sind die Rücken brüchig und stärker in Mitleidenschaft gezogen: Einige Rücken sind gelöst, bei anderen Bänden sind die Außengelenke geplatzt. // Band XIII: 25,5 x 16,5 cm. Einfache Interimsbroschur. Nicht aufgeschnitten. Innen sauber und gut erhalten. // Überleitungsband II - Band XI: 24 x 16 cm. Braunes O-Leinen. Die Einbände sind etwas bestoßen. --- Alle Bände (bis auf XIII) sind ausgeschiedene Bibliotheksexemplare mit den entsprechenden Stempeln und Signaturen. Pro Band ca. 350-770 Seiten, jeweils mit Frontispiz. Registerband: 230 Seiten. Die Vorsätze sind teilweise etwas fingerfleckig. Insgesamt ist der Innenbereich der Bücher ist jedoch frisch, sauber und fest. Ursprünglich unter dem Titel 'Biographisches Jahrbuch und Deutscher Nekrolog' erschienen, wurde das Werk ab Überleitungsband I (1914-1916) nur noch als 'Deutsches Biographisches Jahrbuch' herausgegeben. Enthält teils sehr ausführliche Nachrufe auf viele Personen der Zeitgeschichte, u.a. Otto von Bismarck, Theodor Fontane, Conrad Ferdinand Meyer, Ferdinand Cohn, S. Stricker, Johannes Brahms, Theodor Mommsen, Friedrich Ratzel, Carl Schurz, Gustav Mahler, Rochus Frhr. V. Liliencron, Maximilian Graf von Spee, Wilhelm Konrad Röntgen, Robert Wilhelm Bunsen. --- Band IX: Fehlstelle am Rücken (1x1 cm). / Band XIII: Das Frontispiz (Wilhelm Busch) ist nicht mit eingebunden. / Band XIV: vordere Innengelenke mit Klebeband verstärkt.

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      Hammersmith, Kelmscott Press, 1897.Thirty - five reproductions from printed books in the library of William Morris, 1897. 4to, approximately 300 x 215 mm, 12 x 8½ inches, pages: xi, 23 leaves illustrating woodcuts with some text, printed and numbered on rectos only, then pages 24 - 36 and last leaf with colophon, Kelmscott monogram, some pages have a pale watermark in the inner margin, but it is difficult to make out the design. Printed in red and black in Golden type, bound in plain dark blue cloth of the period, cut out paper title mounted on upper cover, edges untrimmed. Binding a little rubbed and scratched with a few small indentations to upper cover, head of spine bumped, first page of the woodcuts has a shallow crease to lower corner, a few other light creases to margins of pages with woodcuts, not affecting images, edges of pages have slight rippling, pale age - browning to endpapers, otherwise a clean crisp copy. NOT IN THE ORIGINAL KELMSCOTT BINDING. Of these thirty - five reproductions twenty - nine were all that were done of a series chosen by Mr. Morris to illustrate a catalogue of his library, and the other six were prepared by him for an article in the 4th number of Bibliographica, part of which is reprinted as an introduction to the book. The process blocks (with one exception) were made by Walker & Boutall, and are of the same size as the original cuts. Limited edition of 225 copies plus 8 vellum copies, the limitation not printed in the book. See Willan Peterson, A Bibliography of the Kelmscott Press, pages 131 - 134, No. A49. The binding is of the time and the paper label looks like paper and type used by the Kelmscott Press. According to Peterson the book sold out and orders kept coming in, and many customers were disappointed so it could have been a rejected copy due to a small crease in the margin of the first illustration? Obviously this is speculation. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        The Secret Rose

      London: Lawrence & Bullen, 1897. Hardcover. Near Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. An excellent presentation copy. Inscribed by William Butler Yeats to his friend Clement Shorter: " Clement Shorter from W B Yeats June 23 1899." William Butler Yeats (1865-1939), the famous Irish poet, was was one of the most important figures in twentieth century literature. and was key figure in Ireland's nationalist movement. Clement Shorter (1857-1926) was a British journalist and critic who was also an avid collector of books and manuscripts, particularly of the Brontes. He was the editor of the Illustrated London News and in 1893 founded the periodical Sketch. The fourth story in this short story collection, "Where There is Nothing, there is God," was first published in Sketch in October 1896. The stories blend Irish with Rosicrucian themes and characters. Bound in the original blue cloth with the famous cover design done for Yeats by Althea Gyles stamped in gilt on covers and spine. At its center is a four-petalled rose joined to a cross. The boughs of the tree resemble a serpent; among them, just above the rose, are the kissing faces of a man and a woman, With six black and white illustrations by William's brother, Jack Butler Yeats. The binding is bright and beautiful with very slight bumping to corners. Interior pages are quite clean with just a trace of aging to margins. Near fine condition. LIT/011816.

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        Schloss Poschwitz bei Altenburg im Winter. [19]47. [Signierter Original-Holzschnitt / signed original woodcut].

      0 - Conrad Felixmüller, geboren 1897 in Dresden, gestorben 1977 in Berlin-Zehlendorf. Maler des Expressionismus und der Neuen Sachlichkeit. Von Conrad Felixmüller mit vollem Namen signierter und datierter (47) und handschriftlich mit "Holzschnitt" und "Winter in Poschwitz" versehener Holzschnitt auf schwerem Büttenpapier. Werkverzeichnis Söhn 415. Im Stock monogrammiert und datiert. Maße Blatt: 43,2 x 54,3 cm. Maße Platte: 40,0 x 50,5 cm. Blatt im Randbereich mit kleinem Einriss. Gutes bis sehr gutes Exemplar. Original woodcut, signed, dated and labeled "Holzschnitt" and "Winter in Poschwitz" by Conrad Felixmüller. Measure sheet: 43,2 x 54,3 cm. Measure plate: 40,0 x 50,5 cm. Sheet at the border area with little tear. Nearly fine condition. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Syr Ysambrace. Edited by F.S. Ellis after the edition printed by J.O Halliwell from the MS. in the Library of Lincoln Cathedral, with a few corrections. Printed at the Kelmscott Press, Upper Mall, Hammersmith, in the County of Middlesex, and finished on the 14th day of July, 1897. Sold by the Trustees of the late William Morris at the Kelmscott Press."

      Kelmscot Press, 1897 - Kelmscot Press, 1897 8°. 41 paginierte Seiten kräftiges Büttenpapier (unbeschnitten), zweifarbig gedruckt (rot und schwarz), Holzschnitt-Illustrationen von Edward Burne Jones, Holzschnitt-Randschmuck und -Initialen. 1. Vortitelseite, 3 Bl. Vorsätze. Kordelbindung. Schlichter O-Halbleinen/Pappband m.Titel. Auf Vorsatz m. handschriftl. Widmung "To James Hyatt with S.C. Cockerell's thanks De 12 1899-" . Auf der Innenseite des hinteren Einbanddeckels montiertes Blatt, ca. 2,5 x 6,6 cm, mit der Signatur von William Morris. Einbanddeckel an den Rändern gebräunt, sonst tadellos. William Morris (1834-1896), englischer Dichter und Buchkünstler, gründete die Kelmscott Press als Privatdruckerei. Sir Sidney Carlyle Cockerell (1867-1962), Sammler und Kunsthistoriker, wurde Bibliothekar und Sekretär von William Morris. Er führte nach dem Tod von William Morris die Kelmscott Press weiter und veräußerte 1956 aus seinen privaten Sammlungen Teile der Kelmscott Press. Das vorliegende Exemplar dürfte aus diesen Verkäufen stammen. Eine außerordentliche Rarität! Sprache: de Einbanddeckel an den Rändern gebräunt, sonst tadellos. Schlichter O-Halbleinen/Pappband m.Titel. Auf Vorsatz m. handschriftl. Widmung "To James Hyatt with S.C. Cockerell's thanks De 12 1899-" . Auf der Innenseite des hinteren Einbanddeckels montiertes Blatt, ca. 2,5 x 6,6 cm, mit der Signatur von William Morris. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Map of the Black Hills of South Dakota and Wyoming with Full Descriptions of Mineral Resources, Etc.

      Custer City, SD: E.P. Noll and Company, 1897. Large color map [72.5 cm x 79 cm] bound with a 40 page booklet. Duodecimo [19 cm] map and text are bound in red cloth with gilt stamped titles and blind stamped border to the front board. Rubbing and minor wear to the foot of the the boards. Map and booklet are very good. Small black spot at the foot of the rear board. Another small black spot on the rear pastedown. Booklet offers detailed descriptions of the mineral resources of the area. The map is clean and bright. This map is colored by geological makeup and has a legend in the lower left corner. Inset of the Deadwood, Pluma, and Lead mining areas in the upper right hand corner. This work offered practical knowledge to the miner or prospector of the day, produced by E.P. Noll & Company of Philadelphia. Howes S239. Eberstadt 132:259.

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        Zauberer, durch eine Wieselandschaft schreitend.

      - Feder in schwarzer Tusche, mit breiter Federlinie umrandet, auf beigem Zeichenkarton, links oben monogrammiert „JV (ligiert)". 25: 19,1 cm. Illustrationsentwurf; mit Deckweißkorreturen innerhalb der Darstellung. Vrieslander war 1897/1898 Schüler der Düsseldorfer Akademie. Von 1901-1905 hielt er sich in München auf; in den Jahren 1905 -1908 lebte er in Paris. Er war als Zeichner, Radierer und Buchkünstler tätig.

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        PAN. Dritter Jahrgang, Heft 4

      Berlin: Genossenschaft PAN, 1897. Folio. Original wraps, with original graphics by Hofmann Ludwig von; K?-PPING, KARL ; Kalckreuth, Leopold; HÉRAN, HENRI = Herrmann, Paul; PETITJEAN, HIPPOLYTE. Söhn, HDO: 52804- 1, 2, 3,4, 5. Edited by Richard Graul and Caesar Flaischlen et al. PAN, the important German 21 volume art nouveau periodical (1895-1900), is a deluxe fin de siècle periodical with plates, illustrations, color initials, vignettes and tail-pieces representing a multitude of processes of modern picture reproduction, including original lithographs, etchings, and woodcuts,.

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      London, Smith Elder & Co., 1897.SIXTH EDITION 1897, PRESENTATION COPY FROM ALBERT EDWARD, PRINCE OF WALES, FUTURE KING EDWARD VII OF ENGLAND To A.C. MAcKELLAR. 8vo, approximately 215 x 140 mm, 8½ x 5½ inches, pages: xii, 1 - 381, bound in half morocco, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, marbled boards and endpapers, gilt top edge. Spine uniformly faded, slight spotting to boards, occasional faint foxing and age - browning, neat ink note to last free endpaper, otherwise a very good attractive copy. Large ink presentation from Edward VII on the first free endpaper with a note in green ink tipped in below in another hand. Signatures of Albert Edward can be found on Google. There is no provenance with this book. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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