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        Neue Folge 1897. Berlin, Fischer & Franke, 1897. Mit 1 radierten Titelvignette u. 12 Radierungen von Hans am Ende, Fritz Overbeck, Fritz Mackensen u. Heinrich Vogeler. Folio. OHlwd.-Mappe mit schwarz- u. goldgepräg. Titelillustr. (angestaubt u. berieben).,

      1897 - Enthält die Radierungen 'Die Hamme', 'Jan van Moor' und 'Fleet' von Fritz Mackensen, 'Dornröschen' (Rief 20 II b (100)), 'Frühling' (Rief 18 c (100)) und 'Die Lärche' (Rief 19 II b (100)) von Heinrich Vogeler, 'Worpswede', 'Ein stiller Winkel' und 'Aus meinem Fenster' von Fritz Overbeck und 'Kinderköpfchen', 'Moorlandschaft' und 'Birkenwäldchen' von Hans am Ende, sowie die radierte Titelvignette von Fritz Mackensen und Heinrich Vogeler. Teilweise in der Platte signiert oder monogrammiert.- Titel und Radierungen (meist nur) im weißen Außenrand teils leicht stockfleckig. Gewicht in Gramm: 500 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Schramm e.K.]
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        AUF ZWEI PLANETEN. ROMAN

      Weimar: Verlag von Emil Felber,. 1897. original bevel-edged maroon cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, all edges marbled, floral-patterned endpapers, green ribbon markers.. Mild spine lean to volume two, rubbing to spine ends, corner tips and. along bottom edges, small damp stain along lower fore-edge of front. cover of volume one, small damp stain at upper right front corner of. volume two and two fainter, small spots at upper fore-edge just below. the corner stain, a tight, very good copy that presents well overall.. First printing copies are rare. (#140642). First edition, first printing. The first printing, limited to 2000 copies. A mammoth and highly imaginative novel. Earth is conquered by the Martians who establish a protectorate thereby bringing reason and utopia to the planet. "In the mainstream, the undisputed pioneer of German SF was Kurd Lasswitz (1848- 1910). His AUF ZWEI PLANETEN (1897) is a classic of interplanetary fiction, remarkable not only for its striking anticipations of space travel, including space stations, but also for its attempt to give philosophical depth to a struggle between a technologically advanced humanoid Mars and an Earth fighting for independence and autonomy. The novel is not wholly successful -- Lasswitz was too didactic -- but is nevertheless a praiseworthy effort." - Rottensteiner, "German SF" in Anatomy of Wonder (1987), p. 383. AUF ZWEI PLANETEN "was neither his first book nor his only work of fiction, but it was the one that made him famous. It has been a permanent part of German literature since its first appearance in 1987. The Nazis banned it as 'democratic,' but it was re- issued in 1948 in celebration of the hundredth anniversary of Lasswitz' birth." - Ley, Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel (1951), pp. 45-8. All but one post-World-War-II German-language edition and the only English- language edition are abridged. (The entire text is found in Rudi Schweikert's edition [Frankfurt: Verlag 2001, 1979], an edition now hard to find.) Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-103; (1981) 1-122; and (1987) 6-22 and (2004) II-634. Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), p. 485. Kretzmann, The Pre-War German Utopian Novel (1890- 1914), Ph.D. diss., Brown University, May, 1936, pp. 107-111, 213. Lewis, Utopian Literature, p. 109. Survey of Science Fiction Literature V, pp. 2334-38. Bloch (2002) 1864. Nagl, p. 248.

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        Naturgeschichte der Vögel Mitteleuropas., Neu bearbeitet von Prof. Dr. R. Blasius und vielen anderen. Herausgegeben von Dr. Carl Hennicke in Gera. Bände 1 bis 5 von 12. 1. Band: Drosseln; 2. Band: Grasmücken, Timalien, Meisen und Baumläufer; 3. Band: Lerchen, Stelzen, Waldsänger und Finkenvögel; 4. Band: Stärlinge, Stare, Pirole, Rabenvögel, Würger, Fliegenfänger, Schwalbenvögel, Segler, Tagschläfer, Spechte, Bienenfresser, Eisvögel, Racken, Hopfe, Kuckucke; 5. Band: Raubvögel (Eulen, Käuze, Falken, Weihen, Bussarde, Adler, Habichte, Geier).

      Gera-Untermhaus: Lithographie, Druck und Verlag von Fr. Eugen Köhler, 1897 - 1905. - Zusammen LXVIII, 1754 Seiten mit gelegentlichen Textabbildungen, 228 chromolithographierte Tafeln, 6 schwarz-weiße Tafeln. Durch Band Register erschlossen. Einbände berieben und etwas fleckig, Hinterdeckel des ersten Bandes vom Rücken gelöst, Stempel und Inventarnummer auf den Titelblättern, sonst, und vor allem innen, gut erhaltenes und sauberes Exemplar. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 24000 39,5 x 29,5 cm, mittelbraune Original-Halbleinenbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln, Deckel mit schwarzem Papier bezogen, dreiseitig marmorierter Schnitt.

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        DRACULA

      Westminster: Archibald Constable and Company,. 1897. original mustard cloth, front, spine, and rear panels stamped in red.. Cloth dusty, tear in cloth near upper spine end, remnant of a small. paper label above the publisher's spine imprint, a couple of short. splits along inner front hinge, small circular stamp to front free. endpaper and half title page, closed tears at upper margin of. contents leaf and top edge of first leaf of text, a solid, good copy.. (#147944). First edition, second (or third) printing. Bibliographically, a complex book: this copy is part of the second printing (or third printing) which printed an advertisement for Stoker's THE SHOULDER OF SHASTA on page [392] -- this page is blank in all first printing copies. According to Dalby 10c, this is the "third issue of [the] first edition," but it is a later printing, not a later issue. The most famous and influential of all vampire novels. "Although it is based in part on the crude VARNEY, THE VAMPIRE and the superior 'Carmilla' by LeFanu, DRACULA remains the definitive treatment of the classical vampire, a work of great imagination and conviction. While it is generally conceded that it has technical weaknesses -- wooden characters, sentimental writing, needless complexity - - its virtues overweigh its flaws and it is one of the great classics of supernatural fiction." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1546. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, pp. 167-68. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-186. Bleiler (ed), Supernatural Fiction Writers: Fantasy and Horror, pp. 375-81. Cawthorn and Moorcock: Fantasy: The 100 Best Books 19. Jones and Newman (eds), Horror: 100 Best Books 21. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 404-06. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature I, pp. 404-09. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-234. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 187. Reginald 13726. Dalby 10b.

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        Naturgeschichte der Vögel Mitteleuropas. Neu bearbeitet von Prof. Dr. R. Blasius und vielen anderen. Herausgegeben von Dr. Carl Hennicke in Gera. Bände 1 bis 5 von 12. 1. Band: Drosseln; 2. Band: Grasmücken, Timalien, Meisen und Baumläufer; 3. Band: Lerchen, Stelzen, Waldsänger und Finkenvögel; 4. Band: Stärlinge, Stare, Pirole, Rabenvögel, Würger, Fliegenfänger, Schwalbenvögel, Segler, Tagschläfer, Spechte, Bienenfresser, Eisvögel, Racken, Hopfe, Kuckucke; 5. Band: Raubvögel (Eulen, Käuze, Falken, Weihen, Bussarde, Adler, Habichte, Geier).

      Gera-Untermhaus: Lithographie, Druck und Verlag von Fr. Eugen Köhler, 1897 - 1905... Zusammen LXVIII, 1754 Seiten mit gelegentlichen Textabbildungen, 228 chromolithographierte Tafeln, 6 schwarz-weiße Tafeln. 39,5 x 29,5 cm, mittelbraune Original-Halbleinenbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln, Deckel mit schwarzem Papier bezogen, dreiseitig marmorierter Schnitt.. Durch Band Register erschlossen. Einbände berieben und etwas fleckig, Hinterdeckel des ersten Bandes vom Rücken gelöst, Stempel und Inventarnummer auf den Titelblättern, sonst, und vor allem innen, gut erhaltenes und sauberes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Am Bayerischen Platz Matthia]
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        [THE DISCOURSES IN ENGLISH]

      London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1897. First Printing of this Edition n. Hardcover. 229 x 184 mm (9 x 7 1/4"). Two volumes. Reprinted from the Translation of George Long. First Printing of this Edition. PLEASING CONTEMPORARY OLIVE GREEN CRUSHED MOROCCO, GILT, BY JOSEPH BRETAULT (stamp-signed on front turn-in), covers with triple gilt fillet border, upper cover of both volumes with elaborate heraldic centerpiece containing the motto "Marte Et Arte" bannered beneath a Scottish lion rampant at top, and "Ard Choille" bannered below a crowned lion's head at bottom (the centerpiece also featuring a bee to the right, leeks at center, a flowered thistle to the left, and, at center, an opened book with "ET" on the left page and "AM" on the right); smooth spines with elongated panels formed by concentric fillets, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. A Large Paper Copy. Titles printed in red and black, woodcut initials. Spines uniformly sunned to a warm brown, boards with slight fading as well, otherwise A FINE COPY, the leather lustrous and with only trivial signs of use, and the text immaculate. This is a pleasing copy, with very ample margins, of an attractively produced English language edition of the discourses of Epictetus (55-135 A.D.), the text of which is known to us only through lecture transcriptions made by one of the philosopher's students. In the text, the author, who had himself experienced enslavement, teaches the path to inner tranquility (which he equates with the good life) in the face of all circumstances. Despite the profoundly serious nature of their content, these are informal, vigorous, warm, and witty remarks that reveal the warmth of their writer and that make a good read. The translation used here is by George Long (1800-79), who spent the years 1824-28 in the United States teaching Latin and Greek at the new University of Virginia, where he became a friend of Thomas Jefferson. He later taught classics at the Universities of London and Brighton. Joseph Bretault (1856-1903) was among the top rank of contemporary bookbinders. In its January 1903 review of the Bookbinder's Guild of California Exhibition in San Francisco, "The International Bookbinder" included among "the great binders of the day" the names of Cobden-Sanderson, Roger de Coverley, Bretault, Gruel, Durvand, Douglas Cockerell, and Otto Zahn. This book could well have been a wedding gift (even if the weighty contents might seem a rather dour dower), with the two families being represented by the initials at the center of the volumes' covers. The personages involved are uncertain; the symbolic bee of industry, the thistle of Scotland, and the leek of Wales give us vague clues. More promising are the "M," the crowned lion crest, and the "Ard Choille" motto, all of which would have fit a member of the MacGregor family from Edinburgh as bride or groom. Apart from content and provenance, this is a very attractive copy, one worthy of epicurean, rather than stoic appreciation.

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        The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night ( The Arabain Nights )

      London: H. S. Nichols, 1897. Complete in 12 volumes. Books measure 10 1/4 x 6 3/4 inches. Illustrated with 71 full page plates by Albert Letchford. The Library edition, edited by Leonard Smithers. Bound in original publishers red half morocco, cloth boards, elaborate gilt tooling within compartments, top gilt edges, marble endpapers. Leather light rubbed, some minor wear on edges. All bindings in very good clean firm condition. Internally, 25 leaves of pages in volume three have been roughly opened, with short tear or nicks to margin, not affecting text. Pages and plates in very good clean condition throughout. A very nice clean well bound set. . Period Half Calf. Very Good. Large 8 Vo.

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        Little Grown-Ups: With Numerous Full-Page Colour-Plates after Paintings in Water-Colours by Maud Humphrey and with Decorative Borders and Other Designs together with New Stories and Verses by Elizabeth S. Tucker

      London: Gardner, Darton & Company. Very Good with No dust jacket as issued. 1897. First Printing. Hard Cover. Publisher's full blue cloth, large color paste-down on both covers. Illustrated with 12 full-page, full-color, chromolithographed plates by Maud Humphrey, and decorative borders and designs by Elizabeth S. Tucker. Maud Humphrey (1868-1940) was an American suffragette, commercial illustrator, watercolorist, and the mother of actor Humphrey Bogart. She studied at the Art Students League of New York and in Paris at the Julian Academy. She won the competition of famous Boston chromolithographer Louis Prang and Company for Christmas card design, and then began working for publisher F. A. Stokes as an illustrator. From the 1890?'s through the 1920?'s, her work Included child portraits, calendars, greeting cards, postcards, fashion magazines, and more than 20 story books. She earned more than $50,000 a year while her husband's surgical practice brought in only $20,000 a year and the average book illustrator earned about $4,000 per year. . Covers mildly bumped and worn, former owner's name in pencil on ffep, otherwise unmarked, tight, square, and clean. All illustrations in perfect condition, clean and bright. Now in Mylar. VERY GOOD.. Color Plates. 4to 11" - 13" tall. (50) pp .

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        The Writings

      London: MacMillan and Company, 1897. Leather_bound. Fine. London: MacMillan and Company, 1897. Leather_bound. Thirty-eight volumes. Octavo. The Edition De Luxe of Complete Writings Of Rudyard Kipling. Consists of ten hundred and fifty copies, and portrait illustration to frontispiece. Titles include Plain Tales from The Hill, The Jungle Book and The Second Jungle Book, Kim, Just So Stories, In The Black And White, The Light That Failed, Verses, The Book Of Words, Actions And Reactions,, The Phantom Rickshaw, etc. Bound by Bayntun in three quarter red polished calf over cloth boards, spine gilt decorations with six compartments between raised banding, second and third compartments of blue gilt title labels, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper. A splendid and handsome set.

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        Album Salon. Primera Ilustracion Espanola en Colores. Ano 1897 through Ano 1907. (all published).

      - Eleven issues bound in ten volumes (384, 292, 292, 292, 296, 260, 236, 212, 204, 212 pp.) comprising a complete run of the Catalonian fine arts annual published by Miguel Segui, providing an overview of the year's developments in painting, sculpture, architecture and theater, primarily focused on Barcelona, with additional coverage of events elsewhere in Spain, Europe and the Americas, profusely illustrated throughout with reproductions of photographs, paintings and illustrations, many of them beautiful full-color lithographs or halftone tints. In overall excellent condition throughout most of the set's nearly 2500 pp., with approximately eighteen heavily varnished two-page color spreads damaged due to internal adhesion, resulting in a loss of surface material in ca. 11 cases, and inseparably fused pages in ca. 7 places. Small folio. Uniformly bound in 1/2 leather and red cloth, spines tooled and gilt with five raised bands, slightly rubbed, a few interior hinges starting. Barcelona (Centro Editorial Artistico de Miguel Segui) 1897-1907. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        'Weh Down Souf and Other Poems

      Cleveland: Helman-Taylor Company. 1897. First. First edition. Illustrations by William L. Sheppard. Cover design by Elizabeth Geary. Octavo. Glossary of dialect terms. Green pictorial cloth stamped in yellow, brown, orange, dark green, and black. A beautiful, fine copy of the scarce second book by this African-American poet who was a teacher and later a Baptist preacher in Virginia. Forty poems on religion and racial themes, some in dialect. An unusually nice copy. French p.59. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Periplus. An Essay on the Early History of Charts and Sailing-Directions

      Stockholm P A Nordestedt and Soner 1897. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued. Minor wear and scuffing to leather along spine and corners. Bookplate of Cruising Association to fep and Association library blindstamps within; gilt Association stamp to leather binding. Marbled endpapers First Edition Brown hardback half-leather cover on brown cloth boards 420mm x 330mm (17" x 13"). 208pp + 60 plates. 60 full page maps - two double page and in colour; one hundred additional maps.

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        Equality

      New York: D. Appleton and Co, 1897. First Edition. Octavo. First printing. 412pp., (8)pp. ads at rear, bound in light blue-gray cloth lettered and ruled in black, two rectangle square to center of upper board in silver, spine lettered and decorated in black and silver, in original tan dust jacket printed and ruled in dark brown, minor chipping to spine ends, book's spine darkened from dust jacket, previous owner's name. A nice copy of Bellamy's sequel to Looking Backwards 2000-1887" in a nice and quite scarce dust jacket.

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        Fliegender Merkur (Über der Bucht von Lerici).

      . Algraphie mit blaugrüner Tonplatte, 1897, auf sehr festem bräunlichem Bütten, mit Rotstift signiert. 35,8:45,2 cm. Literatur: Beringer, Griffelkunst 92.. Thoma begann nach Lehren als Lithograph und Anstreicher in Basel sowie als Uhrenschildmaler in Furtwangen, die er nicht beendete, autodidaktische Mal- und Zeichenstudien. 1859 studierte er an der Karlsruher Kunstakademie bei Ludwig Des Coudres (1820-1878) und Johann Wilhelm Schirmer (1807-1863). 1868 reiste er nach Aufenthalten in Basel und Düsseldorf mit Otto Scholderer (1834-1902) nach Paris. 1870-1877 lebte er in München, wo er mit dem Leibl-Kreis verkehrte. Sein erster Aufenthalt in Italien war 1874, ein zweiter 1880. 1876 zog er nach Frankfurt am Main. Nach sehr zögerlich einsetzendem Erfolg - seinen ersten größeren Auftrag hatte er 1882, 1890 seine erste erfolgreiche Sonderausstellung in München - führte seine steigende Bekanntheit 1898 zur Professur an der Karlsruher Kunstakademie und 1899 zum Direktorat der dortigen Kunsthalle.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Gardone di Sopra I.

      - Algraphie mit olivfarbener Tonplatte, 1897, auf sehr festem Bütten, mit brauner Feder signiert. 35,5:46 cm. Literatur: Beringer, Griffelkunst 85. Ecken etwas berieben, mit Lichtrand rundum. Thoma begann nach Lehren als Lithograph und Anstreicher in Basel sowie als Uhrenschildmaler in Furtwangen, die er nicht beendete, autodidaktische Mal- und Zeichenstudien. 1859 studierte er an der Karlsruher Kunstakademie bei Ludwig Des Coudres (1820-1878) und Johann Wilhelm Schirmer (1807-1863). 1868 reiste er nach Aufenthalten in Basel und Düsseldorf mit Otto Scholderer (1834-1902) nach Paris. 1870-1877 lebte er in München, wo er mit dem Leibl-Kreis verkehrte. Sein erster Aufenthalt in Italien war 1874, ein zweiter 1880. 1876 zog er nach Frankfurt am Main. Nach sehr zögerlich einsetzendem Erfolg – seinen ersten größeren Auftrag hatte er 1882, 1890 seine erste erfolgreiche Sonderausstellung in München – führte seine steigende Bekanntheit 1898 zur Professur an der Karlsruher Kunstakademie und 1899 zum Direktorat der dortigen Kunsthalle.

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        Sämann I.

      . Algraphie mit hellgrauer Tonplatte, 1897, auf festem bräunlichem Papier, mit brauner Feder signiert. 48,3:38,2 cm. Literatur: Beringer, Griffelkunst 84. Mit schmalem Rand um die Einfassungslinie.. Thoma begann nach Lehren als Lithograph und Anstreicher in Basel sowie als Uhrenschildmaler in Furtwangen, die er nicht beendete, autodidaktische Mal- und Zeichenstudien. 1859 studierte er an der Karlsruher Kunstakademie bei Ludwig Des Coudres (1820-1878) und Johann Wilhelm Schirmer (1807-1863). 1868 reiste er nach Aufenthalten in Basel und Düsseldorf mit Otto Scholderer (1834-1902) nach Paris. 1870-1877 lebte er in München, wo er mit dem Leibl-Kreis verkehrte. Sein erster Aufenthalt in Italien war 1874, ein zweiter 1880. 1876 zog er nach Frankfurt am Main. Nach sehr zögerlich einsetzendem Erfolg - seinen ersten größeren Auftrag hatte er 1882, 1890 seine erste erfolgreiche Sonderausstellung in München - führte seine steigende Bekanntheit 1898 zur Professur an der Karlsruher Kunstakademie und 1899 zum Direktorat der dortigen Kunsthalle.

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        Thirty Strange Stories

      Edward Arnold New York 1897 - First Edition. Octavo, original illustrated green cloth. F. R. K. cover art. Wells's first short story collection published in America. Bleiler listed. Very Good, firmly bound volume, old signature at front endpaper, rear endpaper, lower margin of last text page and rear pastedown with some purple water color brush strokes (as if an artist was testing his color). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Periplus. An Essay on the Early History of Charts and Sailing-Directions

      Stockholm: P A Nordestedt and Söner. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued. Minor wear and scuffing to leather along spine and corners. Bookplate of Cruising Association to fep and Association library blindstamps within; gilt Association stamp to leather binding. Marbled endpapers. 1897. First Edition. Brown hardback half-leather cover on brown cloth boards. 420mm x 330mm (17" x 13"). 208pp + 60 plates. 60 full page maps - two double page and in colour; one hundred additional maps. .

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        On Human Nature

      London & New York: Swan Sonnenschein & Co.,, 1897. Essays (partly posthumous) in Ethics and Politics. Selected and translated by T. Bailey Saunders. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt and to front board black, publisher's device to front board black, cream endpapers. Spine slightly rolled and faded, spine cracked but holding, spine ends rubbed, front hinge starting, edges lightly foxed. A very good copy. First edition of this collection of essays drawn from chapters in Schopenhauer's Parerga and his posthumous writings.

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        L'Aristénète français -

      Conquet 1897 -, Paris - 2 volumes. In-16 Tome 1: 209 pp. Tome 2: 229 pp. Reliure demi-maroquin rouge à coins. Dos lisse joliment décoré de mosaïques dorées. Couverture conservée. Reliure signée CARAYON. Intérieur très rpopre. Edition illustrée de 50 compositions par DURAND gravées à l'eau-forte par Champollion. Excellent état. TIRAGE LIMITE à 150 exemplaires seulement. Celui-ci un des 135 sur Vélin de Hollande avec un double état des gravures. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Book of Verses, A

      1897. A Fine Late Nineteenth Century 'Exhibition' Binding by Zaehnsdorf[ZAEHNSDORF, binder]. HENLEY, William Ernest. A Book of Verses. London: David Nutt, 1897. Later edition (first published in 1888). Small octavo (6 9/16 x 4 1/16 inches; 167 x 104 mm.). [v-xvi], 175, [1, blank] pp. Title-page with etched vignette. Bound by Zaehnsdorf ca. 1897, stamp -signed on verso of front endpaper and with the Zaehnsdorf 'exhibition' stamp in blind on rear paste-down. Full red crushed levant morocco, covers with triple gilt-ruled border enclosing a symmetrical pattern of gilt flowers (twenty-eight on each cover), the flowers on stems with azured leaves and a delicate gilt-dotted element below each. Spine with five raised bands, decoratively tooled in gilt in a similar pattern, lettered in gilt in compartments, gilt board-edges, decorative gilt turn-ins, red silk liners and endleaves, all edges gilt.This beautiful little 'Exhibition' binding by Zaehnsdorf surounds a very nicely printed edition of verses, originally issued in 1888, by poet, playwright, essayist, and critic W.E. Henley (1849-1903). An admirer of both English and French Renaissance prose, Henley wrote poems in an elegant and complex style. As editor of the 'National Observer' from 1891-1894, he introduced to the public a group of soon-to-be-famous young writers, including Rudyard Kipling, H.G. Wells, and William Butler Yeats.The book contains four collections of poetry: In Hospital: Rhymes and Rythms; Life and Death (Echoes); and Bric-A-Brac. Henley's poem sequence ?"In Hospital?" sets the pattern for most of his subsequent work. Presenting a rather new idea for a series of poems, he attempts the unhackneyed in his treatment. The volume chronicles his hospital experience from his moment of entry to his exit, and he gives brief sketches of most of the other people in the hospital at that time. He begins with ?"Enter Patient,?" continues with ?"Waiting?" for the operation, then the ?"Operation?" itself, and with his other experiences until he is ?"Discharged.?" He also sketches the nurses, the surgeons, and various other people confined as patients. These poems are essentially topical, but in some instances his language is realistic and powerful enough to convey his themes with vividness. The probe used on him while he is waiting for the operation feels like a crowbar, and life he believes is a blunder. The nurses almost come alive, and ?"Kate the scrubber?" is magnificently portrayed in her macabre ballet performance before the patients.?"Bric-A-Brac,?" written between 1877 and 1888, continues to a certain extent Henley?'s experimentation in form and subject matter. Most of the works are entitled the ?"Ballade?" of one thing or another, as ?"Ballade of Youth and Age,?" and end with an ?"Envoy,?" but these efforts at archaism are generally unsuccessful. Far more noteworthy are such efforts at realism as ?"In Fisherrow.?" The sentiment in the poem is embarrassing rather than poignant, but the realistic picture of the ugly old woman selling fish is vividly presented. Fifty years old, she has a bronzed and shriveled face and neck; her feet are large, her legs bowed and spare and strong; and as she walks along imploring would-be purchasers to buy her fish she has the ?"spirit of traffic?" ever in her eye.

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        Walter Sherwood's Probation

      Henry T. Coates 1897 - A rare first edition, first state, with 1897 on the title page and no ads in the rear. Very good condition. Owner's signature on interior page. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Das Internationale Schachturnier des Schaclubs Nurnberg im Juli - August 1896

      Verlag von Veit & Co, Leipzig 1897 - iv+294pp with frontispiece, diagrams and tables. Octavo (8 1/4" x 5 3/4") bound in three quarter leather with marbled boards and gilt lettering to spine. (Linde-Niemeijeriana:5244) 1st edition. After the German Championship at Leipzig in 1894, the committee of the Nuremberg Chess Club, of which Tarrach was a member, had lobbied heavily to obtain the next championship in 1896. After St Petersburg in it seemed to Tarrasch that his home ground was a perfect setting for restoring him to chess supremacy, so the club set out to attract the best players available including the four contestants at St Petersburg. Interest was high and thirty-nine masters sent in their entries. Twenty were chosen, but at the last minute two of these - Berthold Englisch, the veteran German master, and Amos Burn, the English master - had to withdraw. But to the remaining eighteen, in order that every player might enjoy a day off, the committee, on the recommendation of Moroczy then entering his first master tournament, added the young Budapest player Rudolph Charousek, who, although he was not yet able to contend for a prize, certainly had his moments. Also among the contestants was the veteran Simon Winawer, who had submitted his entry at Hastings but had requested to be allowed to play under an assumed name? His request was denied, but one wonders if he was being hounded by creditors and what disguise he would have assumed to avoid them! Other additions to the field were the nominal U S Champion, Jackson W Schowalter and two German veterans, Schallopp and Porges. Of the absent only Burn was missed. A tournament misfortune was Teichmann's illness which ruined his chances in the early rounds. While he scored only two points in the first 16 rounds, he doubled that score in the last three! There was one other temporary fly in the ointment. Because of their great effort to make the championship tournament a success, the Nuremberg committee did not want to assume responsibility for holding the Hauptturnier and the other minor tournaments, which were customarily the adjunct to the biennial championships. This intramural squabble led to the angry departure of Max Lange and other leaders of the association to Eisenach, where they held a "rump" of minor tournaments. Condition: Exlibris from the Brooklyn Public library with stamps to head and heel page ends. Rebound in 3/4 leather with marbled boards. Archival repair to title page edge, else a very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Sign of Four. New Edition.

      Newnes 1897 8vo., original pictorial cloth blocked in gilt and black, gilt back, very neatly rebacked with old backstrip laid down, patterned endpapers, a very good, bright, clean copy. With 24pp publisher's catalogue bound in at end, and the nineteenth century trade ticket of Milne of Aberdeen on front paste - down.This fine tale, the second of the Sherlock Holmes 'long' stories, was first published Iin book form in 1890. Astonishingly, this edition appears not to have been recorded by De Waal. SCARCE, ESPECIALLY IN THIS CONDITION.

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        Ensayo histórico sobre la Revolución de Paraguay y el Gobierno Dictatorio del Doctor Francia [José Gaspar Rodriguez de Francia y Velasco, 1766-1840] Por Rengger y Lompchamp (sic), Doctores en Medicina y miembros de la Sociedad Helvética de Ciencias Naturales

      Asunción, Imprenta de «La Democracia», 1897. 4to.; XV pp., 128 pp. Cubiertas originales salvadas en encuadernación moderna en media tela. Los autores del presente libro, cuya primera edición apareció en París en 1828, realizaron su periplo americano en 1818 motivados por sus estudios naturalistas y en la confianza de que la paz y la tranquilidad ls acompañarían en su viaje. Tras cincuenta dias de navegación por el Paraná llegaron a Asunción, donde vivieron los seis años siguientes, durante los cuales tuvieron la valiosa experiencia de ser testigos principales de la peculiar Dictadura del Doctor Francia que dirigió los destinos del Paraguay entre 1814 y 1840. En 1825 tuvieron que abandonar las tierras guaraníes acusados de conspirar contra el Gobierno y retirarse a Buenos Aires, donde fueron asiduamente consultados sobre el «Paraguay lúgubre del Dictador Francia», lo que les indujo a publicar la presente obra a su regreso definitivo a Paris.

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        Atlas der Alpenflora - Handbuch zum Atlas der Alpenflora EDITION ORIGINALE

      Graz |& München: Verlag des Deutschen und Oesterreichischen Alpenvereines, 1897. Fine. Verlag des Deutschen und Oesterreichischen Alpenvereines, Graz & München 1897-1899, 12,5x19cm, 6 volumes reliures de l'éditeur. - Originale.bindings Edition Editor "cartonnage" mint, smooth back, guards and contreplats patterned paper illustrated floraux.Ouvrage 500 chromolithographies.spine slightly warped, otherwise nice and rare set. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliures de l'éditeur en plein cartonnage menthe, dos lisse, gardes et contreplats de papier à motifs floraux. Ouvrage illustré de 500 chromolithographies. Dos légèrement gauchis, sinon agréable et rare ensemble.

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        SONNETS FROM THE PORTUGUESE

      Vale Press, London 1897 - 152 x 121 mm (6 x 4 3/4"). 46 pp., [1] leaf. ONE OF 300 COPIES on paper (and eight on vellum). Pleasing blue-gray crushed morocco by Zaehnsdorf (stamp-signed on front turn-in and with the firm's oval exhibition stamp on rear pastedown), covers with delicate gilt frame of swirling tendrils bearing azured leaves, flat spine with gilt tendrils and titling, turn-ins with multiple plain and decorative rules, crimson watered silk endleaves, top edge gilt. With two large woodcut white-vine initials by Charles Ricketts, printed in red. Ransom, p. 435; Tomkinson, p. 166. Spine evenly sunned, small dark stain (a half inch in diameter) at middle of fore-edge of book block (just barely extending onto the margin of most pages), otherwise fine, the binding unworn and the text fresh and clean. This is an appealing edition of Barrett Browning's remarkable love poems in a pretty, feminine binding. It is the 14th work from the press that was founded--and closely supervised by--Charles Ricketts, who was perhaps the most significant figure in the private press movement after William Morris. From 1896-1903, Ricketts ran the Vale Press, which produced books that in Cave's words were "far truer to the spirit of fifteenth-century printing than Kelmscott work." The Press issued nearly 50 titles, and both its impressive output and considerable artistic success can be attributed to the fact that Ricketts, who was remarkably skilled as a designer, painter, and illustrator, was in control of every facet of the operation. Tomkinson observes that "although the actual printing was done on the premises of the Ballantyne Press, the Vale books were built entirely on Mr. Ricketts' design under his personal supervision on a press set apart for his sole use; the founts, decorations, illustrations (including the engraving on the wood), watermarks, and pagination were all the work of Mr. Ricketts, and it is doubtful if, in the history of printing, books have been made which reflect the invention and work of one man more explicitly than do the Vale books." One of the most famous female poets in English literature, Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-61) is best remembered for the present "Sonnets from the Portuguese," including her famous Sonnet 43, beginning, "How do I love thee." These sonnets depict the author's unleashed emotions during her celebrated love affair with fellow poet Robert Browning, a romance that led to their elopement and marriage in 1846. Alternating between joy and melancholy, the poems are still beloved today for their lyrical and emotive powers. The delicate tooling here is typical of the work of the Zaehnsdorf bindery, and the oval stamp on the rear pastedown is a special sign of the firm's satisfaction with the binder's level of achievement. ONE OF 300 COPIES on paper (and eight on vellum). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La nouvelle bibliopolis : Voyage d’un novateur au pays des Néo-icono-bibliomanes.

      Henri Floury 1897 - Paris, chez Henri Floury, 1897. In-12, XX-254 pages plus table des chapitres et achevé d’imprimer. Reliure époque demi chagrin vert foncé, dos à nerfs avec frise dorée, fleurons et titre or. Lithographies en couleurs (8 hors texte) et marges décoratives de H. P. DILLON. Frontispice gravé à l’eau-forte par Manesse d’après Félicien ROPS. Tirage limité à 600 exemplaires, un des 500 sur papier vélin satiné de Rives (N° 305). Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        SOME GERMAN WOODCUTS OF THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY

      Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1897. ONE OF 225 COPIES on paper (and eight on vellum) n. Hardcover. A Sought-After Kelmscott Title, our Copy with a Very Special Eragny Connection. 295 x 216 mm (11 1/2 x 8 1/2"). xi, [i] pp., 23 leaves (printed on recto only), 24-36 pp. ONE OF 225 COPIES on paper (and eight on vellum). Original holland-backed blue paper boards, untrimmed edges. WITH 35 REPRODUCTIONS OF WOODCUTS printed on 23 leaves, one six-line woodcut initial. Front pastedown with the ex libris and wood-engraved bookplate (designed by Lucian Pissarro) of Joseph Manuel Andreini. Printed in red and black in Golden type. Peterson A-49; Sparling 49; Tomkinson, p. 121; Clark Library "Kelmscott and Doves," pp. 58-59. A bit of distress to cloth at spine ends, corners mildly bumped and worn, perhaps a hint of fading at board edges, but all of these defects minor, and otherwise A VERY FINE COPY of a fragile book, remarkably clean, fresh, and bright internally, with deep impressions of the type. Compiled and edited by the secretary of the Kelmscott Press, Sydney Cockerell, this work contains 35 reproductions of German woodcuts from books that were in the library of William Morris. The volume was immediately popular, quickly sold out, and has been sought after ever since. One of the most distinguished persons in the world of books during his lifetime, Sir Sydney Cockerell (1867-1962) took it upon himself to become archivist of the Kelmscott Press, and he was Morris' literary executor and supervised the Press after the death of Morris. In addition, he was older brother to the famous bookbinder Douglas Cockerell, and later was in partnership with the process-engraver Sir Emery Walker, who worked in collaboration with Cobden-Sanderson at the Doves Press. In 1907 he married Florence Kingsford, a talented artist, bookbinder, and illuminator whose work on the Ashendene "Song of Songs" is justly celebrated. And as a member of the select Roxburghe Club for bibliophiles, he published a number of monographs for its membership. In 1908 he became the director of the Fitzwilliam Museum at Cambridge, an appointment that lasted 29 years and that transformed the once dreary gallery into one that became world famous. Our copy once belonged to New York banker and bibliophile Joseph Manuel Andreini (1850-1932), a member of the Grolier Club and the Rowfant Club who was especially fond of books from the Eragny Press, and who became good friends with the Pissarros. His bookplate depicting a pensive shepherdess and her flock is one of six known to have been designed by Lucien. In her catalogue note to "Illustrating the Good Life," the Grolier Club's 2007 exhibition of the Pissarros and the Eragny Press, Alice Beckwith called Andreini's bookplate "a miniature masterpiece of pastoral peace."

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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 (220 x 144 mm). Later dark blue half morocco by Morrell, gilt panelled spines with centre-tooled gilt nautical motifs, blue cloth sides, top edges gilt, pale blue endpapers. Photogravure portrait frontispiece to each and 17 other similar plates, mostly portraits, 21 maps and battle plans, 2 folding. Bookplates (on front pastedowns) of William S. Covington; a little rubbing to corners otherwise an excellent copy. First edition, first impression of the UK edition, from American sheets with a cancel title. 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. An attractively and suitably bound set.

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        The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night. The Illustrated Library Edition. 12 volume set

      London H S Nichols 1897. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket. Fine binding. Marbled endpapers. Teg - remaining edges uncut The Illustrated Library Edition Red morrocco hardback half-leather cover on green cloth 260mm x 170mm (10" x 7"). [5000pp.]. 71 original tissue-guarded original illustrations by Albert Letchford. This edition comprises the original sixteen books ie. the entire work. It was published privately by the Kama Shastra Society as much of the material was deemed inappropriate at the time due to its sexual nature. N.B.: Heavy set - please ask for shipping quote stating country of destination.

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        The Invisible Man A Grotesque Romance

      London: C. Arthur Pearson Limited,, 1897. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine and front board gilt, pictorial design to front board black. Faint inkstamp to front free endpaper. Spine rolled and faded, tips bumped, front hinge cracked and barely holding, rear hinge starting, endpapers lightly foxed, internally toned. First edition in book form of one of the best known of Wells's early pioneer works of science fiction.

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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.

      Westminster, Archibald Constable and Company, 1897.. First Edition. 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)

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        Arabian Nights] The 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 71 original illustrations reproduced from the original pictures in oil specially painted by Albert Letchford.

      London: H.S. Nichols Ltd., 1897. - The Library Edition. Printed by the Kamashastra Society for Private Subscribers only. Complete in 12 volumes; large 8vo. (26.5 x 56cm). Publisher's original red half morocco with raised bands, gilt titles and decoration to spines, green cloth boards, top edges gilt, marbled end-papers. Frontispiece portrait and photogravure illustrations with entitled tissue guards. Light foxing, mostly to prelims, specks to edges. Minor rubbing and handling. A sound, very decorative set in a handsome publisher's leather binding. 'The reader has here . the most complete English edition of The Nights that can ever be published.' [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        SOME GERMAN WOODCUTS OF THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY.

      Hammersmith, Kelmscott Press, 1897.Thirty - five reproductions from printed books in the library of William Morris, 1897. Slim 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. 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 many customers were disappointed so it could have been a rejected copy due to a 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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        Picturesque Burma, Past & Present

      White Lotus, London 1897 - Picturesque Burma, Past & Present [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fine large original lithograph by Henri Fantin-Latour (1836-1904)

      Paris. Berlioz is seated, holding what appears to be a musical score; a muse (?Diana) crowns Berlioz with a laurel wreath while holding her bow, a winged angel blows a trumpet, and a third female figure appears to be holding a lyre. Signed by the artist in the stone. Two small printed sketches (remarques) of Berlioz's head to lower right corner of mount. Printed on beige chine-appliqué. 510 x 385 mm. Laid down. Some light foxing to margins of mount; remnants of mounting paper to edges of verso. . Limited to 100 copies published in L'Album d'Estampes Originales de la Galerie Vollard in 1897. Hédiard 132 ii/ii. A fine impression of this rare and attractive lithograph.

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        Cuba In War Time

      New York: R. H. Russell. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1897. First Edition. Cloth. Brown paper-covered boards, titles and decoration printed in black and red on upper board and spine, t.e.g., in the publisher's matching printed paper dust-wrapper; pp. 143, frontis, and 23 b/w plates, four from photos by the author, the others from original drawings by Remington. But for a touch of rubbing at the spine tail and corners, book is fine, without flaw; jacket also very attractive, with only a little chipping at the spine ends and corners, one puncture to the rear flap. In a custom made clamshell box, fine, with morocco spine label, gilt. Jacket not noted in BAL, nor in Dykes. BAL 4524, Dykes 504 .

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        The PICKWICK PAPERS India Proofs. Printed from the thirty-two Original Steel Plates Engraved by T. Onwhyn (Who signed also under the pseudonyms "Peter Palette" and "Sam Weller")

      George Allen, London 1897 - One printed bifolium, with t.p. & List of Illustrations. 32 plates by Onwhyn. 14 tissue guards (usually foxed, with creases). Folio. 12" x 9" Extremity wear to cloth portfolio, which lacks ribbon ties & has one 1" spot on the front joint where the cloth beginning to fray. Interior hinge paper starting. Very Good. Some plates show modest foxing, others quite clean. VG - Nr Fine. Green cloth portfolio, with gilt stamped title lettering to front cover 1st edition thus (Gimbel H1125), being a reissue of the original plates published in 1837. Limited to 250 cc. Cf. Kitton, Dickens and His Illustrators, pp. 234-235. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dracula

      Westminster: Archibald Constable and Company,, 1897. Octavo. Original yellow cloth, titles to both boards and spine in red within a one-line red rule border, all edges untrimmed. Housed in a yellow full morocco solander box made by the Chelsea Bindery with the titles to spine and front in red in imitation of the original. Some minor spotting to the terminal leaves, endpapers lightly browned as always, ownership stamp to front endpapers, pencil signature to first leaf, boards unusually fresh, spine typically rather faded and a little soiled but certainly retaining a deal of the original coloration. A superior copy indeed of the correct first printing. First edition, first impression, printed on thicker paper stock, without the advert for The Shoulder of Shasta which appears in later impressions on the verso of the final integral leaf [392], and without the 8pp of adverts inserted in later issues. This is the combination of states found in early authorial presentation copies and review copies sent out by Constable.

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        Fleth" (Frau in der Bauernstube). Blatt aus der Folge >Aus Worpswede<. Original Farb-Aquatintaradierung, Abzug vor der Schrift/Probedruck. Unten mittig mit Bleistift am Papierrand von Fritz Mackensen signiert.

      1897 - [1897], ca. 24 x 39,5 cm (Plattengrösse). Erschien danach in: Aus Worpswede 2. Neue Folge Berlin, Verlag Fischer und Franke im Jahr 1897. Unter neuem, säurefreien Passepartout montiert. Schöner Druck. Vgl. HDO 73202-5. Sprache: Deutsch Unter neuem, säurefreien Passepartout montiert.

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        Müller, Richard . - "Bogenschütze".

      . Radierung / Strichätzung & Kaltnadel, mit Plattenton, auf kaiserlich Japan, 1897. Von Richard Müller. 27,1 x 41,0 cm (Darstellung / Einfassungslinie) / 27,8 x 41,7 cm (Platte) / 46,5 x 64,5 cm (Blatt). Günther 22. In der Platte links unten gestochene Signatur. In der Darstellung Monogramm und Jahr. Dazu Verleger- und Druckeradressen sowie Stempel vom Deutschen Kunstverleger-Verein. - Laut WVZ von Rolf Günther eine der schönsten Radierungen des Frühwerks. - Im Rand unten links leicht beschnittene ältere Beschriftung in Bleistift. Insgesamt gut erhalten. Richard Müller (1874 Tschirnitz / Eger - 1954 Dresden). Bekannter Maler und Grafiker in Dresden. Lernte an der Zeichenschule der Porzellanmanufaktur Meißen, ging 1890 an die Akademie in Dresden, wo er bei Leon Pohle, Ernst Moritz Geyger und Leonhard Gey studierte. Wurde von Max Klinger für die Radierkunst begeistert. War 1900 von bis 1935 Professor für Zeichnung an der Dresdner Akademie, ab 1933 Rektor ebenda. Zu seinen Schülern zählten George Grosz, Richard Scheibe und Max Ackermann..

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