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        [Binding, Fine- Marian Lane] This is of Aucassin and Nicolette

      Boston: Copeland & Day, 1897. First edition thus. 12mo. Superb binding by Marian Lane [signed in gilt pallet rear dentelle, "Marian Lane," inf full blue crushed morocco with central double gilt ruling and lettering surrounded by leaf and blossom design on both covers, gilt ruled raised bands on spine, similar gilt blossom design on dentelles. Marian Lane, from Washington D.C., was both an illuminator of books as well as accomplished book binder and designer who studied her craft at Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Tidcombe (p. 183) erroneously spells her first name, 'Marion.' A delightful example of a rare and accomplished American bookbinder.

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books ]
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        Binding, Fine- Marian Lane] This is of Aucassin and Nicolette

      Copeland & Day, Boston 1897 - 12mo. Superb binding by Marian Lane [signed in gilt pallet rear dentelle, "Marian Lane," inf full blue crushed morocco with central double gilt ruling and lettering surrounded by leaf and blossom design on both covers, gilt ruled raised bands on spine, similar gilt blossom design on dentelles. Marian Lane, from Washington D.C., was both an illuminator of books as well as accomplished book binder and designer who studied her craft at Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Tidcombe (p. 183) erroneously spells her first name, 'Marion.' A delightful example of a rare and accomplished American bookbinder. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Gjöngehövdingen og Dronningens Vagtmester.

      . Kbhvn. 1897. Illustr. af Poul Steffensen. 477 s. Velholdt eksemplar indbundet i det orig. komponerede hellaerredsbind..

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        AU DRAPEAU, RECITS MILITAIRES, MAURICE LOIR, GEORGE DURUY

      Librairie Hachette et Cie. 1897 - Paris. 1897. Holandesa con puntas, relieves y dorados. 30X22. 3h+VI+314Pág. Edición original de la historia de la bandera francesa entre 1789 y 1886, uno de los 25 ejemplares sobre China. Las ilustraciones son de acuarelas J. Le Blanc, la cobertura de una acuarela Giraldon. Muy buen ejemplar. Ref A 12 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        American Women. Fifteen Hundred Biographies with Over 1,400 Portraits. A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of the Lives and Achievements of American Women During the Nineteenth Century [Two Volumes]

      New York: Mast, Crowell & Kirkpatrick, (1897). Revised edition. Decorated paper wrappers. Wrappers rubbed, spines worn especially at the joints, title pages reattached with some tearing still present, volume 1 with repair to inner margin of endpapers and a small marginal dampstain to the fore-edge of the first five leaves, all edges a bit darkened, but binding solid, contents very good. . Sm. 4to. Illus. with b/w photos. Newly revised, with the addition of a classified index; also many new biographies and recent portraits together with a number of full page illustrations." The second, largest, and finest of these biographical compendiums, formerly published in 1893 as "A Woman of the Century." Frances Willard (1839-98) was president of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union and a leading advocate of social reform in Victorian America.... "As one of the foremost women of the late 19th c. Willard united the divergent strains of Victorian reform, setting the stage for the women's involvement in the Progressive reforms of the twentieth century that culminated in women's suffrage and prohibition," (Weber, American Woman's History, p. 663). Mary Livermore (1820-1905) worked for the Sanitary Commission during the Civil War and was later instrumental in founding the American Woman Suffrage Association, serving as its vice president and editor of its journal.

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        Elementos de Histología Normal

      Imprenta y librería de Nicolás Moya, Madrid 1897 - Técnica Micrográfica para uso de Estudiantes. Tiene alguna hoja suelta, y las páginas 513 y 514 tiene un desgarro. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Oroel]
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        ESTEREOTOMIA DE LA PIEDRA.

      Libr. y Estamp.Artística, Barcelona 1897 - 4 vols. (2 de texto 28x20 y 2 de láminas 34x24'5). 734p, 1h (pág.487 rasgada) = 343p = port, 56 láms. = port, 36 láms. Holandesa nervios roz. 1897-99

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        Bloomingdale?s letter of recommendation for a friend?s membership in the Lafayette Post of the Grand Army of the Republic, an association of Union veterans of the Civil War

      "Rare Typed Letter Signed ?Lyman G. Bloomingdale,? 1p, 7.25? x 9.5?. New York, January 6, 1897. To Edmund Hendricks, City. On his personal watermarked laid paper stationery, ?Lyman G. Bloomingdale, / Third Avenue 59th & 60th Sts.? (Bloomingdale?s is still there!). Light soiling and folds. Fine condition.In full, ?I am in receipt of your favor of January 5th inquiring as to Mr. J. M. Tobias, with regard to his application to join Lafayette Post, and in answer beg to say, that I have known Mr. Tobias for a number of years, and am glad to say that I can speak only well of him. I believe that he will be an acceptable member of the Post, and therefore recommend him.?Edmund Hendricks (1834-1909), a veteran of the 7th Regiment, New York Volunteers, in the Civil War, was a member of Hendricks Brothers, a family copper business. Lafayette Post, No. 40, Grand Army of the Republic, was organized in New York City in 1880. Hendricks was a member of the Membership Committee of Lafayette Post."

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Pointe A Pitre Guadeloupe West Indies.

      Montreal, Toronto, London 1897 - A uncommon city map of Pointe-a-Pitre in Guadeloupe, done for insurance purposes., Size : 635x535 (mm), 25x21 (Inches), Hand Colored

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        The Novels of Sense and Sensibility Pride and Prejudice Mansfield Park Emma Northanger Abbey Persuasion Edited by R Brimley Johnson with Illustrations by William C Cooke

      London: J.M. Dent, 1897-8.. Sixth edition thus, 10 volumes, small 8vo. 31 plates, some light browning, mostly to endpapers. Original light green gilt decorated cloth, top edges gilt, gilt spines slightly darkened, minor rubbing to several spine tops.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        Jubilee Procession Album.

      1897 - Twenty two albumen prints (30 x 35 cm), loose. Record of the Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee procession, which included troops from all over the empire. Several prints show the parade being paused for an open-air service of thanksgiving held outside St Paul's Cathedral, throughout which Victoria sat in her open carriage.

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        Death the Knight and the Lady a Ghost Story

      London & New York: John Lane the Bodley Head, 1897. Collation, viii,163,[1],pp, 12pp catalouge, half title. Bound in original publishers cloth, with brown title lettering, ruled lines to boards. Cloth light rubbed, a few small abrasion marks, some dust or dirt marking. Binding in very good firm condition. Internally, occasional light spotting. Pages in very good clean condition. A very nice copy. A7.4. First Edition. Publishers Cloth. Very Good. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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        The Novels of. Sense and Sensibility. Pride and Prejudice. Mansfield Park. Emma. Northanger Abbey. Persuasion. Edited by R. Brimley Johnson with Illustrations by William C. Cooke.

      London: J.M. Dent -8 1897 - Sixth edition thus, 10 volumes, small 8vo. 31 plates, some light browning, mostly to endpapers. Original light green gilt decorated cloth, top edges gilt, gilt spines slightly darkened, minor rubbing to several spine tops.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop (ABA, ILAB)]
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        INTERPRETATIONS OF LIFE AND RELIGION

      New York: A. S. Barnes and company, 1897. First edition. Vellum flyleaves a little wrinkled, else fine. First edition. 8vo. [viii], 283p. Bound by Battershall in full tan morocco, a.e.g., the spine with stylized title and leaves in gilt, the vines surround the bands and trail onto the covers, dentelles of trailing vines with the Battershall bat logo on the turn-in, vellum flyleaves. With the bookplate of Fletcher Battershall.

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        Histoire de la Sculpture Grecque

      897 - Paris - Firmin-Didot 1897 - A beautiful set of the very highly regarded Collignon work on Greek sculpture. A great binding and lovely condition. Lavishly illustrated. Can fetch up to 150 just in modern reprint and over 650 in the orignal work as presented here. First edition, not reprinted until 2000. Two volumes bound in vellum with gilt lettering. Fully illustrated throughout. One of the most comprehensive works on the subject. Volume one contains:origins - the primitive ones - the advanced archaism - the time of the large Masters of the fifth century. Volume two includes:the influence of the large Masters of the fifth century - the fourth century - the hellenistic time - Greek art after the Roman conquest. The text is in French. Condition: The bindings aretight and firm with the boards and all internal pages securely attached. There is some mild wear to the extremities. Internally the pages are generally clean and bright withthe oddbrown spotorhandling mark. The overallcondition of these volumesis very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
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        Specimens of Printing Types American Type Founders Company

      New York: American Type Founders Company. 1897. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. H Hard Cover. Very Good. Scarce 1897 type specimen book with printer address at Corner Rose & Duane Streets, New York. Amazing array of types plus small illustrations and cuts, title page, frontis, preface and reverse side of preface printed in color. Blue cloth printed in gilt, all edges tinted red, 9.5" tall, 506 pages plus six pages of ads. Some edge rubbing, good hinges, sound but not firm text block (no loosened pages but some cracks between sections), pages clean, no names or other markings.

      [Bookseller: Resource Books, LLC]
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        The New Africa. A Journey Up the Chobe and Down the Okovanga Rivers. A Record of Exploration and Sport.

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

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        Parents and Children: a Sequel to "Home Education"

      London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd.. Hardcover. 429 pages. A rare surviving copy of Charlotte Mason's enduring classic on the education of children. Crack along front hinge and halfway down inside back free endpaper. Sunning to spine but gilt lettering remains clearly legible. Somewhat above-average wear to maroon boards which have rounded at tips through use. Prior owner's name, dated 1898, atop half-title. Occasional light pencil annotations to contents. Modest foxing to endpapers. . Good. 1897. First Edition.

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        Dry Fly Entomology. A Brief Description of Leading Types on Natural Insects Serving as Food for Trout and Grayling. With 100 Best Patterns of Floating Flies and Various Methods of Dressing Them. {Limited Edition - Signed by Frederic Halford}.

      - London. Vinton & Company, Limited. 1897. Limited Edition. Book number 54 of 100 copies published. Signed by Frederic M. Halford on the limitation page. Large paper copy. 4to. 11 ½ x 8 ½). 314 pp. including index. One page advertisement for the 'Halford Priceless" dry fly rod. Title page printed in red and black. Twenty eight plates of insects and artificial flies; ten hand colored plates of artificial flies with tissue guards. Text illustrations. Folding chart. This is volume one of a two volume set - the book is complete in itself, the second volume contained actual flies. The book is bound in full brown calf with gilt titles and decorations on the spine along with raised bands. Top edge gilt. Deckle edges. Marbled end papers. Occasional spots of foxing here and there in the text, otherwise a bright, very good book.

      [Bookseller: Bruce Cave Fine Books, IOBA.]
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        BIBLIOGRAPHICA, PAPERS ON BOOKS THEIR HISTORY AND ART

      Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co, London 1897 - thick 4to. later full calf, five raised bands, all edges gilt. viii,512 (+23 plates); viii,503 (+ 21 plates); viii,511 (+ 22 plates) pages. 12 parts complete, bound in 3 volumes. Limited to an edition of 850. See S-K 1722 and others for contributions to this periodical. A complete set of one of the most important periodicals devoted to books. With all 66 plates present. Printed on handmade paper and profusely illustrated with some in chromolithography. (Ulrich & Kup p.16). An examination of a sampling of articles in the first volume show that many of the most noted authorities wrote for this periodical: W.Y. Fletcher, Charles Elton, Andrew Lang, Octave Uzanne, R. Proctor, S.T. Prideaux, E. Gordon Duff, Falconer Madan, Paul Kristeller, Laurence Housman and William Morris. Includes many articles on bookbinding by Fletcher and Davenport. A wealth of information for the bibliophile. Spines faded. Bookplate of Knox College Library and embossed stamp on title page. later full calf, five raised bands, all edges gilt [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Parents and Children: a Sequel to "Home Education"

      London Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd. 1897. 429 pages. A rare surviving copy of Charlotte Mason's enduring classic on the education of children. Crack along front hinge and halfway down inside back free endpaper. Sunning to spine but gilt lettering remains clearly legible. Somewhat above-average wear to maroon boards which have rounded at tips through use. Prior owner's name, dated 1898, atop half-title. Occasional light pencil annotations to contents. Modest foxing to endpapers. First Edition Hard Cover 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall; First Edition. Good

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        EL INGENIOSO HIDALGO DON QUIJOTE DE LA MANCHA, MONTANER Y SIMON EDITORES 1897

      MONTANER Y SIMON EDITORES 1897 - Barcelona. 1897. 2 Vol.23x15. Edición Facsímile. (11h+277h+2h)+(8h+280h+4h). Tela, piel lomo. Magnífico Facsímile del Quijote del siglo XIX. Ref A 12 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        THE ROYAL NAVY A History from the Earliest Times to the Present. 7 Volumes.

      Sampson Low, Marston and company, 1897, Hard Cover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dustjacket, First Edition.. 7 VOLUMES: Published over the period 1897 - 1903, 7volumes 4to. Original blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine, gilt medallion front cover, top edge gilt, Thirty-five photogravures with hundreds of full page and other illustrations, maps, charts, and tables. Vol I, xxiv, 699 pp; Vol II, xiv, 593 pp; Vol III, xix, 609 pp; Vol IV, xiv, 624 pp; Vol V, xii, 623 pp; Vol VI, xvi, 592 pp; Vol VII, xvi, 627 pp. Reset in original bindings which have been restored (in some cases rebacked and original spines laid on) the repairs being barely noticable.Boards slightly rubbed, gilt title a little dulled . Contents exceptionally clean with no defects of note. An attractive set.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: HISTORY 19th Century.; NAVAL; Inventory No: 10341.

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        Neubauten in Nordamerika. 100 Lichtdrucktafeln mit Grundrissen und erläuterndem Text. Vorwort von Karl Hinckeldeyn.

      Berlin (Julius Becker) 1897.. Titel, 6 S., 10 Bll., 100 Tafeln. Lose in Orig-Halbleinenmappe mit Schließbändern, 38,5 x 29,5 cm (Mappe mit Gebrauchsspuren, Titelblatt beschädigt; die Tafeln gering gebräunt, gut erhalten). * Mit "Neubauten in Nordamerika" veröffentlichte Graef eine der ersten kritischen Studien in deutscher Sprache über die Architektur in den USA. Sie zeigt Wohn- und Geschäftshäuser sowie öffentliche Bauten überwiegend aus Cleveland, Chicago, Philadelphia, Cambridge (Massachussetts), Syracus, Detroit. - Architekten: Charles F. Schweinfurth, H.H. Waterman, Henry Ives Cobb, Fredrick R. Schock, Wilson Eyre, Frommann & Jebsen, Frank Miles Day, Joseph Lyman Silsbee, Hazlehurst & Huckel, Burnham & Root, Marble & Lamsen, Holabird & Roche, Mason & Rice, Hardwell & Richardson, Treat & Foltz, Edbrook & Burnham, Bell & Swift, William Augustus Otis, William Le Baron Jenney u.a. - The first serious study on American architecture. Rare.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Angela Sülzen]
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        "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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        The Dorrington Deed-Box

      London: Ward, Lock & Co., Limited,, [1897]. Illustrated. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt, bevelled edges. Frontispiece and 14 plates. Ownership signature to front free endpaper. Spine rolled, binding lightly rubbed and marked, endpapers tanned, contents a little spotted. A very good copy. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Betrachtungen über die Farbenpracht der Insekten.

      . Leipzig, W. Engelmann, 1897. Folio (32 x 42.5 cm). 16 pp. Nine fine chromolithographed plates. Original half cloth portfolio with printed paper label pasted on front.* Dedicated to princess Therese of Bayern. The chromolithographs are by T. Bannwarth in Wien. The text and plates are in perfect condition, which is highly unusual, and very bright indeed. Front board very slightly rubbed, one tissue guard a bit frayed at edges, two plates with a few light spots, otherwise a meticulous copy. Signed by the author on the cover to "Dr Herman Krauss". Nissen ZBI, 636 (for the English edition which is rare too). Horn-Schenkling II(1), p. 383..

      [Bookseller: Dieter Schierenberg BV]
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        Binding, Fine- Guild of Women Binders] Song of Solomon

      Guild of Women Binders, London 1897 - 4to. Superb full goatskin binding with striking image of robed woman raising hands in stylized garden, no doubt the work of Annie S. MacDonald who developed the technique: "MacDonald came up with her own technique for modelled leatherwork, and she proceeded to teach this to any of the other class members [at the workshop of Walter B. Blaikie of A. & J.] who were interested. Annie MacDonald's method of leather modelling did not involve cutting the leather, or raising the design into high relief, and it was done on the book after it was covered" (Tidcombe). Spine with lettering modeled lengthwise; rear cover with gouged design. Thick dentelles with heavy gilt 'picture frame' borders. Illustrated with gorgeous full-page woodcut drawings by H. Granville Fell. Fine. With Karslake's Guild ticket psted onto rear free fly: "Similar Books can be obtained from KARSLAKE & CO., 64 charing Cross Road, London." This is a one-of-a-kind binding (versus the stock bindings for many of the limited editiion books issued by the Guild in the vellum series) and represents the very finest work of one of their chief designers and artisans. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        [Binding, Fine- Guild of Women Binders] Song of Solomon

      London: Guild of Women Binders, 1897. First edition. 4to. Superb full goatskin binding with striking image of robed woman raising hands in stylized garden, no doubt the work of Annie S. MacDonald who developed the technique: "MacDonald came up with her own technique for modelled leatherwork, and she proceeded to teach this to any of the other class members [at the workshop of Walter B. Blaikie of A. & J.] who were interested. Annie MacDonald's method of leather modelling did not involve cutting the leather, or raising the design into high relief, and it was done on the book after it was covered" (Tidcombe). Spine with lettering modeled lengthwise; rear cover with gouged design. Thick dentelles with heavy gilt 'picture frame' borders. Illustrated with gorgeous full-page woodcut drawings by H. Granville Fell. Fine. With Karslake's Guild ticket psted onto rear free fly: "Similar Books can be obtained from KARSLAKE & CO., 64 charing Cross Road, London." This is a one-of-a-kind binding (versus the stock bindings for many of the limited editiion books issued by the Guild in the vellum series) and represents the very finest work of one of their chief designers and artisans.

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        New Light on the Early History of the Greater Northwest. The Manuscript Journals of Alexander Henry Fur Trader of the Northwest Company and of David Thompson Official Geographer and Explorer of the Same Company 1799-1814. Exploration and Adventures Among the Indians on the Red, Saskatchewan. Missouri, and Columbia Rivers

      Francis P. Harper, New York - 1897, 1st limited edition to 1100 copies. () Very good. xxviii, 446; vi, 447-916; 917-1027pp. Octavo. Original forest green cloth boards with gilt title on spine. Slight bumping to head of spines. Volumes I & II have minor rubbing to front cover. Foredge untrimmed, except top. Previous owners bookplate on front paste down endpaper. 3 fold out maps and folding facsimile in envelope at back of Index volume. Text is clean and crisp. Number 926 of 1100 copies, printed on fine book paper. A very nice copy of a scarce title, encompassing Alexandre Henry's adventures. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        Queen Victoria

      Boussod Valadon, 1897, Hardcover (Full Leather), Book Condition: Near Fine Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First EditionLimited edition of 350 copies of which this is number 285. Covers lined with silk and gold embossed leather. Special Limited Edition, first issue in this format. Size: Large Folio (bigger than A3). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Previous owner's book-plate laid in. Deckled edges (rough cut), browned. Top edge gilt - bright, rich condition. Embossed decorative leather covers and spine beautifully preserved. One of a remarkable collection of 500+ books on Royalty from a serious collector in the area, all of which we will be listing on this site over the next few months. Nearly all items in this collection are in virtually mint/new condition. You can view this collection at this site by searching for the Keyword WBMXXROY which is attached to each listing relevant to this collection. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Britain/UK; 19th century; History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 18654.

      [Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books]
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        Following the Equator. A Journey Around The World

      Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1897. First Edition. 3/4 Leather. Near Fine. 3/4 Contemporary Leather - this is not the "Publisher's Morocco" noted by Blanck, but may be, and probably is, an unrecorded leather binding for this issue. We've compared it to two other publisher's leather bindings (neither recorded by Blanck) for the first edition of Following the Equator and it is very similar though not a match, but we suspect there are others. There is a binder's ticket at rear (The Case Lockwood and Brainard Company, Hartford) . In any case, a lovely contemporary binding of the First Edition (Blanck 3451) with single publisher noted, "11" on page 161, etc. An unusually nice copy in morocco over marbled boards in a custom cloth slipcase with marbled sides. Slight shelfwear else fine. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 lbs 0 oz. Category: Fiction; Antiquarian & Rare; Inventory No: 033005.

      [Bookseller: Pazzo Books]
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        LA ATLANTIDA, BILINGUE

      Estampa de Fidel Giro - Barcelona. 1897. 20x15. Mitja pell. Firmat i dedicat per l'autor. 345Pág+4f. Bilingüe. Clasica obra d'en Verdaguer, poema format amb 10 cants. Primera edició. 3.2 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        RUBÁIYAT OF DOC SIFERS

      New York: Century Co., 1897.. Olive cloth, ruled and lettered in gilt, with pictorial vignette, t.e.g. Frontis and illustrations by C.M. Relyea. Cloth sunned and a bit spotted, endsheets foxed, bookplate (see below), but a good, sound copy. First edition. Inscribed by Riley on the preliminary blank: "For - J. B. Pond, With best greetings, - James Whitcomb Riley. Indpls., Nov. 30, 1897." James B. Pond's large bookplate appears on the front pastedown. An excellent association copy; Major James Pond was the principal of the Lyceum Theatre Lecture Bureau, and in 1888- 89, put together a lecture series featuring Riley in company with humorist Bill Nye. The series was a success, particularly when Samuel Clemens, earlier another of Pond's clients, took the stage to introduce them at their first Boston appearance BAL 16625. RUSSO, pp.69-70.

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        Dry Fly Entomology: A Brief Description of Leading Types of Natural Insects Serving as Food for Trout & Grayling with the 100 Best Patterns of Floating Flies and the Various Methods of Dressing Them

      Vinton & Co, London 1897 - 2 volumes in original brown morocco with inner dentelles, hinges rubbed and splitting on volume 2. Minor worming in the far margin of the end of volume 1. Scattered foxing, 28 plates, 10 hand colored. The hand colored plates age toned but attractive. Volume 2 comprises 100 actual flies in recessed compartments. Some foxing and age toning to the mounts, otherwise fine. Number 97 of 100 copies. In a custom linen clamshell box. Size: Quarto (4to). 2-volume set (complete). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Fishing & Hunting; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 042260. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Pazzo Books, ABAA]
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        Following the Equator. A Journey Around The World

      American Publishing Company, Hartford 1897 - 3/4 Contemporary Leather - this is not the "Publisher's Morocco" noted by Blanck, but may be, and probably is, an unrecorded leather binding for this issue. We've compared it to two other publisher's leather bindings (neither recorded by Blanck) for the first edition of Following the Equator and it is very similar though not a match, but we suspect there are others. There is a binder's ticket at rear (The Case Lockwood and Brainard Company, Hartford) . In any case, a lovely contemporary binding of the First Edition (Blanck 3451) with single publisher noted, "11" on page 161, etc. An unusually nice copy in morocco over marbled boards in a custom cloth slipcase with marbled sides. Slight shelfwear else fine. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 lbs 0 oz. Category: Fiction; Antiquarian & Rare; Inventory No: 033005. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Atlas of Manhattan Island New York, Vol 7 [from 96 Street to 155th Street, East Side]

      I.A. Lefevre, New York 1897 - Elephant Folio. With 76 pages of maps, and 2 index maps. Soiling to cloth with some chipping. Some chipping along foreedge of some leaves, not affecting maps. Maps are generally clean throughout. Good. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Scarabée d'ambre. Aventures dans l'île de Sumatra d'un Anglais, d'un missionnaire et de deux naturalistes.

      H. & L. Casterman, Tournai 1897 - Paris, Tournai, H. & L. Casterman, sd [1897]. Collection Iris. 28,5 x 18,5 cm (R), très grand in-8, 242 pp. + 1 f. n. ch., avec 9 illustrations tirées en vert à pleine page dont une en frontispice, reliure moderne en demi-requin noir à encadrements, plats couverts d'un papier coréen de fabrication traditionnelle en fibres végétales compressées, gardes couvertes d'un autre papier coréen, différent mais de fabrication similaire, dos lisse avec titre à la chinoise de couleur ambre, couvertures illustrées conservées, étui rond avec liserés de cuir de requin (reliure signée Martine Locicero). Romancier, Maurice Maindron fut également entomologiste. C'est à ce titre qu'il se rendit en Indonésie en 1884-1885. Le récit à l'usage de la jeunesse qu'il nous livre ici diffère notablement des romans exotiques qui fleurissaient à l'époque en ce sens que Maindron, étant allé sur place, doté par ailleurs d'une solide culture scientifique, sans parler de la naturelle alacrité de sa plume, savait parfaitement de quoi il parlait, décrivant des terres qu'il avait lui-même parcouru une dizaine d'années plus tôt. Notre édition, qui comporte, après la page 210, "Les propos du professeur Martin Thausing", et qui est conforme à celle décrite dans la "Bibliographie de Belgique" de 1897 (n° 1457) semble être l'édition originale. Nous n'en avons localisé qu'un seul exemplaire dans le KVK. L'exemplaire est présenté dans une reliure particulièrement originale dont les matériaux exotiques sont en parfaite harmonie avec le texte. Petite restauration à la couverture, sinon un très bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Divagations. 1. Auflage

      Paris: Bibliotheque-Charpentier 1897 - GLDr., 377 S., kl. 8°. Gering beriebener u. abgegriffener Einband. Kanten leicht beschabt. Innen unbeschädigt u. frisch, sonst sehr guter Zustand. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. If you want to visit us and see a specific book, please notify us in advance. Unsere Bücher werden nicht in unserem Geschäft, sondern in einem Lager am Stadtrand Prags verwahrt. Bitte teilen Sie uns vorher mit, wenn Sie uns besuchen und ein bestimmtes Buch ansehen wollen. * Book Language/s: fr

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        Map of Nashville Tennesse 1897

      Marshall & Bruce Co.. 1897.. Three-color street map, 24 3/4 x 25 1/4 inches on sheet 26 x 29 3/4 inches, folding as issued to 7 1/4 x 5 inches. 1/4 inch chip to left upper edge at fold (just outside neatline), a couple of 1/2 inch separations at folds; very good, clean condition. Street map of Nashville with list of references in right margin. The scale is 1000 feet to one inch, with streets named, railways marked and a few sites named (such as City Reservoir, Vanderbilt University, Roger Williams University, St. Cloud Hill, State Capitol). Cemeteries include one marked "Jewish" and Mt. Ararat Cemetery, marked "Colored." Railroad lines shown include: Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Railroad (St Louis Division and Nashville Division). Revised by W. B. Southgate; Marshall & Bruce Co. are noted as the publisher below the title. Ad for R. W. Turner at upper edge of map and lower right margin under References. Single panel ad for Lucas & Baker Havana Cigars on verso. .

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        Cinq mois au pays des Somalis. Suivi de la faune Somalie et d'une liste des plantes décrites par G(eorg August) Schweinfurth et G. Volkens.

      Georg & Co.,, Bâle et Genève, 1897 - Bâle et Genève, Georg & Co., 1897. 4°. VI, 223 S., (1) Bl. Mit 27 Tafeln (dv. 2 Portraits) nach Photographien von Prinz Nicolas D. Ghika u. 1 losen, gef. Karte. Illustr. Leinenbd. (signiert Hug frères, Zürich, 1898) (minim verzogen u. leicht angestaubt). Einzige französische (neben einer zeitgleich erschienenen deutschen) Ausgabe der Reisebeschreibungen u. Jagderinnerungen von Dimitrie Ghica-Comanesti (1839-1923), der dem rumänischen Hochadel entstammte u. sich nach seinem Studium des Rechts und neben seiner politischen Karriere der Zoologie, Botanik, Geologie u. Geographie zuwandte. Forschungsreisen führten ihn 1894 u. 1895 mit seinem Sohn in bis dahin durch Europäer unerforschte Gebiete wie Aethiopien, Djibouti u. Somalia. Seinen leidenschaftlichen Jagdtrieb nach exotischen Tieren dokumentiert das vorliegende Werk mit Tafeln von erlegten Elephanten, Nashörnern, Zebras, Warzenschweinen, Krokodilen u. Grosskatzen. Das "Plantarum enumeratio et descriptio" der Botaniker Georg Schweinfurth (1836-1925), der Aegypten u. Afrika bereitste u. G. Volkens, der über den Kilimandscharo schrieb, behandelt 53 Pflanzen. - Buchblock an 1 Stelle angebrochen. - Selten. Sprache: Französisch / Français / French (minim verzogen u. leicht angestaubt). Illustr. Leinenbd. (signiert Hug frères, Zürich, 1898) [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        From the Four Winds, inscribed by the author

      T. Fisher Unwin, London 1897 - Inscribed by Galsworthy, in 1931, on the fly leaf. 1897, First Edition of the author's first book. Only 500 copies printed. 246 pp. Hardcover, green cloth, gilt title. Near Fine copy, spine sunned; clean contents; sound binding. In a custom made full leather slipcase with suede interior; slipcase with some fading and scuffing. Digital images available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Locomotive Magazine, Volumes II - VII (1897-1903), & X - XV (1904-1909) [13 volumes]

      , London: Published by Locomotive Publishing Company Ltd, , 1897-1909 , 192-452 pages, continuous pagination across each volume, all volumes except Volume II with gilt locomotive on the top cover, Volumes II through VII are monthly magazines, in Volume VIII a weekly magazine begins going from January 3, 1903 - June 27 1903, Volume X has the complete year of 1904 and is again published monthly as are the remaining volumes, indexes are at the front starting with Volume IIII, colour plates in most of the volumes, some are folding as are some of the black and white plates and diagrams, all volumes with black and white illustrations and photographs, several monochromatic illustrations spread through the magazine, this magazine reviews locomotive development from all over the world, many volumes with several supplements, such as 15 of F Moore's illustrations, Locomotives of All Nations, and Empire's Trains, one colour illustration of Edward VII wedding train and other interesting trains, Volume XIV with" Locomotive Magazine Souvenir", contains twelve tipped in black and white railway engines from across the world at the back, Volume XV with three "Locomotive….Souvenirs" supplements tipped in black and white illustrations of engines by Messrs The Berliner Maschinenbau - Actien - Gesellschaft, Berlin (12), Kerr, Stuart & Co Ltd, Stoke - on - Trent (18) and A Borsig, Berlin (12)

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        Autograph Letter Signed, 8vo folded, 3pp., on University College, London letterhead, April 2, 1897

      - He writes to a colleague, "Dear Mr. Morrillier, Have you seen an account of M. Havotaux's election to the Academie francaise in today's paper? He got 18 votes out of a total of 34, but the odd 16 did not vote against him, but put in blank ballot-papers. Had they been 19 instead of 16 he would have been rejected. This is the state of things at the Chemical Society, but owning to the unbusiness-like way they have of conducting their affairs, Duvais has been declared elected. The actual number of votes he received for him is unknown; it is guessed at as 165. Publication of the numbers voting & not voting has been asked for, & accorded; and then we shall know. But I am understood to have had about 160 votes. There were present quite 380 fellows. Hence the Chemical Society has no president, for the bylaws render it necessary that, for election, a majority of the fellows present shall vote in favour of the candidate. I have no wish to be president, as I think I told you before; but I am strongly opposed to Duvais being president; & if the above bylaw were carried out, I should not be elected, to my own private satisfaction. But I think this might well be pointed out publicly, not as scoring for me, (please leave reference to me out of any which you write) but as scoring against him. A re-count has been asked for, & it is promised that the matter shall be brought before the Council. The Council will probably try to temporise and hinder the re-count, but in the interests of the Society as a body for managing its own affairs, as well as of conducting scientific business, it could do well to point out the mess they have got into. They should not be allowed to leave matters in status quo. I shall be glad to tell you all particulars, if you care to see me. But these are the facts of the case." He signs it, "Yours sincerely, W. Ramsay." In 1887 Ramsay became chair of Chemistry at University College, London. It was here that his most celebrated discoveries were made. When this letter was written Ramsay was investigating several noble gases. The letter reflects the politics within the Chemical Society of London, a prestigious organization devoted to scientific achievements and founded in 1841, and reveals Ramsey's thoughts and feelings about the leadership of the Society.

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        The Jubilee Book of Cricket.

      Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons 1897 - Limited edition, no. 126 of 350 copies signed by the author. Small 4to. xvi, 474 pp. Publisher's cream buckram, gilt lettered to the spine and the gilt crests of the Cambridge University Cricket Club and Sussex (two of the the author's first class sides) to the upper board, top edge gilt, the others untrimmed. Barring a few light marks, a very good, bright copy. Photographic frontispiece portrait of the author and 115 photographic plates, including 22 photogravures, plus 15 plans of field settings. Captain of Sussex CCC & a regular member of the England side, Ranjitsinhji ".popularized India with the British public which knew him as perhaps the greatest cricketer of his generation" (DNB).

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        ESPAGNE. Le Généralife. Sérénades et songes

      - París, 1897. Folio. 6 h. 304 p. 1 h. Holandesa piel época. - Contiene 15 bellísimas láminas en heliograbado a toda plana e ilustraciones. Viajes, Arte, Toledo, Segovia, Andalucía, etc. Tirada de 600 ejemplares. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Two Old Ladies, Two Foolish Fairies and a Tom Cat:

      1897. first edition. May Be Regarded as the First Genuine 'Rackham'"[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. BROWNE, Maggie. Two Old Ladies, Two Foolish Fairies and a Tom Cat: The Surprising Adventures of Tuppy and Tue. London: Cassell: 1897. First edition, first issue (with ads dated "6G-10.97") of the first book to have a Rackham illustration in full color. Octavo (7 x 5 in; 179 x 129 mm). 190, [2, adv.], [16, as catalogue] pp. Four color plates, including frontispiece with tissue guard, and nineteen black and white drawings. Original green cloth, front cover pictorially stamped in gilt, spine lettered in gilt, original pale gray decorative endpapers, top edge gilt. Front hinge near invisibly repaired. Lower cover with faint damp stain but still a very good copy of a very scarce title. Ink signature on half-title dated 1898."…Some of Rackham's early books are a joy to handle, especially those which were reprints of stories and illustrations from magazines. In this category come the Two Old Ladies and the Zankiwank, and it is hard to say which of these may be regarded as the first genuine 'Rackham'. In some respects, the Two Old Ladies, Two Foolish Fairies and a Tom Cat of 1897 may be taken as the earliest book in a style which we would not recognize as being Rackham's. The frontispiece, from which the beautiful gold blocking of the binding is derived, we have already noted as the earliest example of Rackham in full color, and the quality of line within the book shows his work maturing both in sense of style and feeling for composition" (Gettings, p. 99)."These same sheets were used for the 1904 edition...The use of the 1897 sheets in the 1904 edition may explain the comparative scarcity of the 1897 book" (Riall).Latimore and Haskell p. 9. Riall p. 21.

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