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        Dracula

      London: Archibald Constable and Company,, 1897. Octavo. Finely bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe in mustard-yellow morocco, titles to spine and front cover in red in imitation of the original cover, single rule to boards red, single rule to turn-ins red, red silk endpapers, top edge gilt. The occasional minor blemish, an excellent copy. First edition, early issue without the terminal leaf.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        British Golf Links: A Short Account of the Leading Golf Links of the United Kingdom

      London: J.S.Virtue & Co. Ltd. G+ : in Good condition. Cover lightly rubbed and bumped. Light edge wear and spine wear with some fading. Darkening to page ends. Bookplate on paste-down. Contents tight. 1897. First Edition. Green hardback cloth cover with bevelled edges. 330mm x 250mm (13" x 10"). 331pp+ adverts. Numerous illustrations and portraits. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        Somerset County Cricket Club, 1896-97 (yearbook)

      Taunton: the Club 1897 - 7th year of issue. The Somerset yearbook was published annually between 1890 and 1905, not issued 1906-08, then 1909-13, 1920-39, 1940-46 in a single volume, then 1947-67. AD Taylor stated in 1906 that a complete set, ie from 1891-1906, is "difficult to procure". 8vo. 51pp + [3] adverts. Original cloth-backed boards. Front board becoming detached, otherwise a very good copy.  [Padwick, 2558] Scarce.

      [Bookseller: Sportspages]
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        Menschliches, Allzumenschliches, Ein Buch für freie Geister

      C.G.Naumann 1897 - Friedrich Nietzsches Menschliches, Allzumenschliches, Erste Abteilung, Band II und III , Erster Band , fünfte Auflage, Zweiter Band vierte Auflage, Guter Zustand, teilweise Randbemerkungen, Erster Band enthält ein Faksimile von Nietzsche, Einbände und Inhalt guter Zustand, die ersten Seiten enthalten leichte Stockflecken, Seiten altersgemäß gebräunt, Einband mit Goldprägung am Buchrücken, Buchrücken Leder, Seitenschnitt gleiches Muster wie Einband [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Silvia Rockstroh]
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        Inscriptiones Graeciae Septentrionalis. Voluminibus VII et VIII non comprehensae. [Inscriptiones Graecae, Volumen IX Pars I+II],

      Berlin, G. Reimer, 1897 - 212+338 Seiten Pars II von 1908, Ausgetragenes Bibliotheksexemplar, Deckel stellenweise minimal berieben, Buchseiten altersgemäß leicht angedunkelt, insgesamt in sehr gutem Zustand Schneller Versand, mit Rechnung. Sprache: la Gewicht in Gramm: 2850

      [Bookseller: Versand-Antiquariat Konrad von Agris]
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        KLU BUM BSDUS PAI SNIN PO KLU BUM BSDUS PAI SNIN PO

      1897 -

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        Fiftieth Anniversary of the Wedding of David and Susan Satterthwaite Newport, Celebrated at Evergreen, Fourth Month, Eighth, 1897 [cover title]: The Golden Wedding of David and Susan Satterthwaite Newport 1897

      William J. Dornan, printer, Philadelphia 1897 - First edition. Octavo. Printed buff wrappers. 31, [1]pp. Some soiling and small stains on wrappers and text, small gouge on front wrap, one hand emendation in text, but a nice and sound very good or better copy. Account of the marriage and celebration held at the couple home, "Evergreen" near Willow Grove, Pennsylvania. Includes the guest list, several poems by David Newport, also by William C. Newport of Colorado Springs, Colorado, and several other contributions in both poetry and prose by various friends and relatives, including Seth T. Walton, Canby Newport, John William Graham, Clara Price Newport, Rodman B. Newport, and William J. Buck. Includes a family history that reveals that Susan Satterthwaite Newport was the step-granddaughter of Betsy Ross (Elizabeth Griscom Ross), who married her Grandfather John Claypoole after she was twice widowed. Ross lived with Susan Satterthwaite Newport's family in Ross's old age. *OCLC* locates the title, but identifies no locations for physical copies. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. und eh. musikalisches Albumblatt mit U.

      Bern, 17. IX. 1897.. 2½ SS. auf Doppelblatt (Brief) und 1 S. (Albumblatt). (Qu.-)8vo.. An eine Dame zur Übersendung des Albumblatts für deren Tochter. - Der Sohn des Schriftstellers Arnold Niggli war an der Zürcher Musikschule Schüler von Lothar Kempter, Friedrich Hegar und Robert Freund, studierte an der Akademie der Tonkunst in München bei Joseph Rheinberger Komposition und bei Heinrich Schwarz Klavier, setzte dann seine Ausbildung am Hochschen Konservatorium bei Bernhard Scholz, Iwan Knorr und James Kwast fort und studierte zuletzt in Rom bei Giovanni Sgambati, in Paris bei Gabriel Faure und in Berlin bei Heinrich Urban. Nach seiner Rückkehr nach Zürich unterrichtete er Klavier am Konservatorium und später an der Musikakademie. Niggli war neben Friedrich Hegar, Hans Huber und Hermann Suter einer der Gründer des Schweizerischen Tonkünstlervereins. Zu seinem Werk zählen neben Instrumentalwerken und Festspielmusiken auch zahlreiche Chorwerke und Lieder, darunter mehrere Liedzyklen nach Schweizer Mundartdichtern wie Adolf Frey ("Sechs Lieder in Schweizer Mundart"), Meinrad Lienert ("Schwyzer Liedli"), Josef Reinhart und Ernst Eschmann.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        British Golf Links: A Short Account of the Leading Golf Links of the United Kingdom

      J.S.Virtue & Co. Ltd, London 1897 - 331pp+ adverts. Numerous illustrations and portraits. Language: eng G+ : in Good condition. Cover lightly rubbed and bumped. Light edge wear and spine wear with some fading. Darkening to page ends. Bookplate on paste-down. Contents tight Green hardback cloth cover with bevelled edges [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        Histoires Naturelles

      1897. TOULOUSE-LAUTREC, Henri de. Histoires Naturelles. By Jules Renard. Illustrated with 22 full-page lithographs by Toulouse-Lautrec. Small folio, 318 x 230 mm, bound in original lithographically-illustrated wrappers, preserved in an elaborate folding box. Paris: Henri Floury, 1897. |~||~||~||~||~||~| One of an edition of 100 copies. An extremely fine copy of this masterpiece of book-illustration preserved in its original wrappers, and internally immaculate. "This book, now one of the great rarities of the late nineteenth century, was received very poorly when published and did not sell out till 1917. Not only does it contain some of Lautrec's finest illustration, but it is the prototype of nearly all modern bestiaries" (Garvey). Spine with professional paper repairs, else in superb condition. The Artist and the Book 304. Castleman 118. Skira 339. Rauch 17. Wittrock, Toulouse-Lautrec, The Complete Prints, 202-224 "Rare."

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

      London J.S.Virtue & Co. Ltd 1897. G+ : in Good condition. Cover lightly rubbed and bumped. Light edge wear and spine wear with some fading. Darkening to page ends. Bookplate on paste-down. Contents tight First Edition Green hardback cloth cover with bevelled edges 330mm x 250mm (13" x 10"). 331pp+ adverts. Numerous illustrations and portraits.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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        Metal from the sunken warship U S S Maine, molded into a bust of Abraham Lincoln

      A 6" x 4.25" high-relief profile bust of Abraham Lincoln, cast in brass from the U.S.S. Maine, the warship that sunk following an explosion in Havana on February 15, 1897. The bust has been mounted to a 9.75" x 10.5" wooden base. A small slip of paper on the verso reads: "This head was cast at the Navy Yard in Washington from metal that was [from] the battleship Maine." Typical age wear to wooden base, bust bears some light green oxidation, else very good condition. The U.S.S. Maine, which had been ordered to Cuba to protect American interests during the anti-Spanish insurrection there, exploded on the night of February 15, 1898. Americans immediately suspected Spanish sabotage, and the explosion became a rallying cry for those advocating war against Spain: "Remember the Maine; to Hell with Spain." Although two American investigations concluded that the ship was struck by a submarine mine, later inquiries, beginning with a 1974 study commissioned by Admiral Hyman Rickover, concluded that the explosion had been triggered when coal stores spontaneously combusted which was located next to the forward powder magazine. Ironically, Rickover's conclusions closely matched those of an inquiry initiated by Spanish authorities in Cuba soon after the incident. This is one of the most unusual relics associated with the sinking of the U.S.S. Maine that we've encountered. Exactly why smiths at the Washington Navy Yard chose to render a bust of Lincoln with metal recovered from the Maine is unknown. However, Lincoln's stature as a national martyr was still fresh in the minds of many Americans, especially more senior officers serving in the Spanish-American War, many of whom saw their first service during the Civil War. A very interesting association piece which the man who saved the Union with the event that signaled the dawn of an American overseas empire.

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Following the Equator

      American Publishing Company, 1897. Hardcover. Very Good. American Publishing Company, Hartford, CT 1897. First Edition / First Printing / First State. Dated 1897 with no additional printings. Only one publisher listed on the title page. Original cloth boards. {ref: BAL 3451}. Book Condition: Very Good+, tight spine, shelf wear. Light age toning, light spots.

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        Atlas der Alpenflora. - Handbuch zum Atlas der Alpenflora

      Originale.Reliures Edition Editor open cardboard mint, smooth back, guards and contreplats patterned paper illustrated floraux.Ouvrage 500 chromolithographies.Dos slightly warped, otherwise nice and rare set. Verlag des Deutschen und Oesterreichischen Alpenvereines Graz & München 1897-1899 12,5x19cm 6 volumes reliures de l'éditeur

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        La Reine Peau d'Âne, comédie en trois actes, 1897-1898

      Autograph manuscript of 70 pages written on the front in black ink with erasures, corrections and deletions important. Paper cover with the title, date and place (Paris 7 December 1897 - 6th January 1898). Unprecedented comedy in verse and prose, featuring Claridiane, Queen of Bohemia, Lelio, Prince Escalus, Harlequin, master of ceremonies, Columbine, bridesmaid, plus five ministers and Illyrian officers; the scene is in Bohemia. S.n. S.l. 1897-1898 70pp. in-4 en feuilles

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        Seconde patrie

      First Edition illustrated. This title will know only second edition in 1905 (cartonnage an elephant). Sixty-eight illustrations by Georges Roux in black and white and 12 chromotypography off-text, and two maps. Cardboard editor golden globe, or said, in the world map. Plate signed Blancheland connected by Souze. Back to the lighthouse. Corners slightly bent. Small discoloration on the lower flat. light pen stroke in the cartridge. Beautiful bright well plate. Despite some flaws, fine copy, without freckles. This novel brings a sequel to 'Swiss Family Robinson' Rudolph Wyss. Travellers parties in England at the end of the novel Wyss, are abandoned by pirates on an unknown island, which will prove to be their starting point, New Switzerland. Hetzel Paris 1897 Grd. in 8 (18,5x28cm) relié

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        Messidor

      Original edition on the current paper.Binding to bradel half percaline fir, smooth back with a gold floral pattern, date and dual gold tail thread, as burgundy grief room with two scratches, marbled paper plates, two corners lightly bumped, binding of time.Signed autograph of the author Henri Meilhac.Nice copy. Fasquelle Paris 1897 13x19,5cm relié

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        Gilles de Rais (La sorcellerie en Poitou)

      Edition of 100 copies printed. Binding to bradel half shagreen bordeaux, smooth back, when golden tail, flat marbled paper covers preserved, gilded head, description tag Shopping glued the head of a guard. Nice and rare copy. Lib. de la tradition nationale Paris 1897 16x24,5cm relié

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        Premiers poèmes précédés d'une étude sur le vers libre

      Original issue on collective current paper.Binding to bradel open cardboard with paper ornemené decorative motifs, smooth back, as part of black morocco, preserved covers, binding pastiche signed P. Goy & C. Vilaine.Precious autograph signed by the author Pierre Louys.Copy complete, in-fine, catalog of the publisher. Mercure de France Paris 1897 12x18,5cm relié

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        THE INVISIBLE MAN

      First edition. Original red cloth with gilt lettering to the spine and vignette in black on the front cover. Author's presentation copy, to fellow author, W.W. Jacobs. Inscribed on the half title, "W.W. Jacobs. from H.G. Wells". A very good copy, with the spine faded and a little wear to the corners. The covers are bright and the hinges sound, with some browning to the page edges. Loosely inserted in the book is Jacobs' woven silk bookmark bearing his monogram. Probably the most famous of Wells's 'scientific romances', in which a scientist finds a way of turning himself invisible without the means to make himself visible again. Wells explores the morality of being able to go unseen as it causes the protagonist to become mentally unstable. Inscribed first editions of this work are rare and this one has the added bonus of being a gift to another 19th century detective fiction writer. William Wymark Jacobs (1863-1943), author of novels and short stories, wrote in a number of genres, but is best known for his supernatural thrillers such as The Monkey's Paw. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ink Drawings & Watercolours - "Aegyptisk Maleri"

      London, 1897. Original Manuscript Ink Drawings And Watercolour Drawings Made in 1897 Egyptian Tomb Paintings from Thebes Mummy Sarcophagus Boxes in the British Museum London, 1897. Manuscript colour representations of ancient Egyptian paintings and reliefs made by formidable dynasties, drawn on the spot by a Danish visitor to the British Museum where the antiquities are held. Each captioned in pencil by the artist, who is identified on the title page as Marie Christiansen. Comprises 19 manuscript drawings coloured in ink and 1 uncoloured pencil sketch, placed within a string-tied portfolio. Oblong 8vo. amber over taupe cloth binding. Leafs measures approximately 25 x 17 cm. Recent manuscript title page and captions are in Danish. Fraying to boards, otherwise in excellent condition, internally clean and bright, pleasing vibrant renditions. "Marie Christiansen: 20 blade med farvelagte kopier af Ægyptisk Maleri i British Museum. London 1897." [Marie Christiansen: Coloured Drawings of Egyptian Paintings in the British Museum on 20 Sheets] Eloquent imagery of Ancient Egyptian paintings which adorned stately mausoleums are skilfully represented in vivid ink drawings by a nineteenth century artist and enthusiast who evidently spent considerable time observing the display of antiquity acquired by the British Museum only seventy years earlier. The work features paintings of mythical gods and goddesses illustrated on mummy boxes, Egyptian civilians bringing offerings, as well as a mural painting and fresco from an important tomb in ancient Thebes. Most captions state dynastic periods and origin. Deities here include Nut or Neuth - the goddess of the sky in the Ennead of Egyptian mythology; Osiris, eldest son of Nut - usually identified as the god of the afterlife, the underworld and the dead; and Hapi - the god of the annual flooding of the Nile; From the tomb chapel of Nebamun, 18th Dynasty (c.1350 BC), paintings show Nebamun inspecting flocks of geese and herds of cattle, a farmer surveying field boundaries on his behalf, and garden scenes. Nebamun was a scribe and the accountant in charge of grain at the great Temple of Amun at Karnak. [In the 1820s the British Museum acquired 11 wall-paintings from the tomb chapel of a wealthy Egyptian official called Nebamun. The depictions are highly symbolic and thematically related to a joyful afterlife and are some of the most famous works of art from Ancient Egypt. Excavated in a time before systematic archaeology, the tomb is thought to have been in the northern part of the necropolis of Dra Abu el-Naga, on the West Bank of the Nile at Thebes, although the collector, Egyptologist Henry Salt, never revealed the location.] . Very Good.

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        Tuscan Songs

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1897. First. hardcover. very good. Illustrated with 108 photogravure plates from the original designs, each protected with lettered tissue. Rubricated title, decked edges, t.e.g. Small folio, gilt-lettered olive green cloth blind-stamped with fleurs-de lys pattern (spine evenly faded). Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1897. First edition. A very good copy of an extremely scarce book.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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        Head of a Woman in Profile.

      Pastel and crayon drawing. Oval shaped. 18.5 x 14.5 inches. Framed. Signed and dated. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        The Secret rose

      Lawrence & Bullen, London, 1897. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. J. B. Yeats (illustrator). 1st Edition. First UK Edition. First Issue, with "Lawrence & Bullen" imprint on base of spine. Octavo; navy blue cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in gilt on spine and panels; 265, [4]pp . Corners very lightly bumped, small contemporary gift inscription on front end paper. Internally sound A collection of stories largely based on Celtic mythology, with black and white illustrations by J.B. Yeats.

      [Bookseller: Mollymalone Books]
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        Turisták lapja. Folyóirat a turistaság és honismeret terjesztésére. 1897 dec. 31. (11-12.) [Journal for Tourists.]

      Pesti Lloyd, Budapest 1897 - Includes the very first publication of Sándor Ferenczi "A turisták lélektanából" (About Psychology of Tourists; pp. 201-205). In original paper. 35, (1) p. Sándor Ferenczi (1873-1933) was a Hungarian psychoanalist, desciple and close associate of Sigmund Freud. Includes the very first publication of Sándor Ferenczi "A turisták lélektanából" (About Psychology of Tourists; pp. 201-205) [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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        Tuscan Songs.

      Houghton Mifflin, Boston 1897 - Illustrated with 108 photogravure plates from the original designs, each protected with lettered tissue. Rubricated title, decked edges, t.e.g. Small folio, gilt-lettered olive green cloth blind-stamped with fleurs-de lys pattern (spine evenly faded). Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1897. First edition. A very good copy of an extremely scarce book. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pompeji vor der Zerstoerung.

      Reconstructionen der Tempel und ihrer Umgebung, entworfen und ausgefuehrt von C. Weichardt, Architect. Das Werk enthaelt: Zwoelf Foliotafeln nach Aquarellen in Lichtdruck. Ferner einhundertundfuefzig textillustrationen in Zinko- und Autotypie, darstellend kleinere Reconstructionen, Grundrisse, Ruinen und Einzelfundstuecke der Tempel, sowie Kopfleisten und Schlussvignetten. Leipzig, K. F. Koehler, (1897). Large folio. (6),+ 128,+ (1) pp. + 12 plates in lichtdruck, of which 6 are folding. Several illustrations in text. Blue richly dec. original cloth, pictorial front board, with text in gilt and red, red edges. End-papers in silver. Garcia 14204. Romantic reconstructions of views in Pompeii. The architect Carl Weichardt (1846-1906) also published a similar work with reconstructions at Capri, and the Villa of Tiberius. The plates are printed by Verlagsanstalt F. Brockmann in München. Smaller editions were published in English and French

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        Following the Equator

      American Publishing Company. Book Condition: Hardcover Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Following the Equator FIRST EDITION Mark Twain 1ST STATE 1897 Rare Book

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        Liza of Lambeth

      London: T. Fisher Unwin,, 1897. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles and decoration to front board and spine gilt and to rear board in black. Spine cracked but holding, hinges tender, occasional minor foxing. A very good copy. First edition, first impression of Maugham's first book.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        DAS MODERNE PLAKAT - ART NOUVEAU

      VON GERHARD KÜHTMANN, DRESDEN 1897 - ART NOUVEAU · 27 Lithography · 1897 · DAS MODERNE PLAKAT · STEINLEN · METIVET · WILL. H. BRADLEY · DUMA · WOODBURY · RHEAD · LOUIS J. RHEARD · CARQUEVILLE · RAVEN-HILL· GUERARD · DUDLEY HARDY · CARAN D¿ACHE · GRASSET · ETC¿ · 29,5 X 21,5 CM. / Litografia.

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        Oeuvres de Descartes. Publiees par Charles Adam & Paul Tannery. Sous les Auspices de Ministere de L Instruction Publique. Französisch und Lateinisch. Die maßgebliche Ausgabe der Werke von Descartes in 12 Bänden + Registerband = 13 Bände., Band 1: Correspondance I: Avril 1622-Fevrier 1638. / Band 2: Correspondance II: Mars 1638-Decembre 1639. / Band 3: Corresp. III: Janvier 1640-Juin 1643. / Band 4: Corresp. IV: Juillet 1643-Avril 1647. / Band 5: Corresp. V: Mai 1647-1650. / Band 6: Discours de la Methode & Essais. / Band 7: Meditationes de Prima Philosophia. / Band 8: Principia Philosophiae. (Premiere Partie) / Band 9: Meditations et Principes. Traduction Francaise. / Band 10: Physico-Mathematica. Compendium Musicae. Regulae ad Directionem

      Paris Leopold Cerf, Imprimeur-Editeur, 1897-1913. - Zwischen 480 und 750 S. Supplementband mit 110 S. Ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar mit Stempeln auf den Titelblättern und auf den Innenseiten der Vorderdeckel. Einige Kanten etwas beschabt. Rücken jeweils etwas ausgeblichen. Im Ganzen gutes und ansehnliches Exemplar. Sprache: fr Gewicht in Gramm: 24000 4°. 28,5x24 cm. Private Halbledereinbände (Franzbände) mit marmorierten Bezugspapier und reicher Rückenvergoldung.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Michael Solder]
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        Frühlingsblumen.

      . Radierung in Schwarzgrün, 1897, auf cremefarbenem Japan, signiert. 16:15,5 cm. Literatur: Rief ; vgl. Söhn HDO, 73202-12. - Sehr guter, vollrandiger Abdruck.. Vogeler war Mitglied der Künstlerkolonie in Worpswede. Als Graphiker und Illustrator - er betätigte sich auch als Schriftsteller, Architekt und Designer - war er außerordentlich anerkannt.

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        Map of the Part of the Rainy River District Exhibiting the country in the vicinity of Manitou Eagle & Wabigoon Lakes.

      The Clark Co Limited Litho, Toronto 1897 - Northwest of Ontario, Size : 810x965 (mm), 31.875x38 (Inches), Printed in Color Very Good, laid on acid free canvas for long-term preservation. Some minor browning along the bottom portion of the map.

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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        Les Uniformes de l'armée françaises depuis 1690 jusqu'à nos jours, Edition originale,

      Ruhl, Liepzig - 1897-1906, 5 volumes in-4, en livraisons sous chemises papier gris de l'éditeur, certaines couvertures usagées (la première livraison a une couverture illustrée en couleurs), planches et texte en bon état. T 1 : 82 planches et 145 p. (les 16 premières pages de texte manquent) - T 2 : 80 planches, 187 p. (complet) - T 3 : 59/62 planches, 242 p. (les planches 17/18/45 manquent) - T 4 : 87 planches, 484 p. (complet) - T 5 : 84 planches, 634 p. (complet). Au total 392/395 planches.

      [Bookseller: Nicole Perray]
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        Collection des Goncourt

      Paris - May & Motteroz, 1897 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The 1897 auction catalogue of Edmond de Goncourt. Bound in paper-covered boards. This copy has an amateur re-binding. Edmond de Goncourt , 1822 1896, was a French writer, critic, book publisher and the founder of the Acadmie Goncourt. He bequeathed his entire estate for the foundation and maintenance of the Acadmie Goncourt. In honor of his brother and collaborator, Jules Alfred Huot de Goncourt, each December since 1903, there is the Acadmie awards the Prix Goncourt. It is the most prestigious prize in French language literature, given to the best imaginary prose work of the year. Marcel Proust, Simone de Beauvoir, and Romain Gary are among the best-known authors who have won the prize. Condition: The binding is loose in places, especially between pages 16 and 17 where the text blocks are attached by one cord only and may detach in the post. There is some mild wear to the extremities, including some mild bumping. Internally the pages are bright and generally clean, with intermittent handling marks. Overall the condition is good only due to the binding..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Nippon. Archiv zur Beschreibung von Japan und dessen Neben- und Schutzländern jezo mit den südlichen Kurilen, Sachalin, Korea und den Liukiu-Inseln. Zwei Bände in einem Einband. Zweite Auflage

      Würzburg - Leipzig: k. u. k Hofbuchhandlung von Leo Woerl 1897 - OHLwd. mit golgeprägtem Rückentitel, XXXV+421 Seiten und VII+342 Seiten, mit 98 Textabbildungen, zahlreichen Tafeln u. eine Tabellen, mit Titelbild u. mit Porträt des Verfassers , 4°; Deckel leicht verschmuzt u. leicht abgeschürft, Seitenränder minimal gebräunt, sonst rein u. gut, sehr schön erhalten. * Our books are stored in a 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: de [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        OUMARA DU YEMEN. Sa Vie et son Œuvre.

      Paris, Ernest Leroux Ed. 1897 - Portraitiste, Jurisconsulte, Poète et Conspirateur exécuté à Bagdad par ordre de Salah Ed dîn Ayyoub au Caire le 6 Avril 1174. Paris, Ernest Leroux Ed. [Publications de l’Ecole des Langues Orientales Vivantes, IVe série. – Volume X- XI & XI bis. 1897- 1902- 1904]. 3 Volumes In-4° ; Demi-chagrin bleu, dos à nerfs, pièces de titres et tomaison cuir noir, plat marbré. Tome Premier : XVI p. [Avant propos en français] & 399 pp. [en arabe] ; Tome Second : XXX p [Avant-propos en français continué] & 697 pp. (298 pp.) pagination en continue. Tome Second bis : 404 pp. [en français]. Les deux premiers volumes de l’édition arabe du Diwân de ‘Oumâra, de l’Autobiographie et des notices biographiques le concernant, sont reliés et le troisième volume en français est broché. Sommaire : Tome premier (IVe série.- Vol. X) : Autobiographie et Récits sur les Vizirs d’Egypte. – Choix de Poésies. Table des Matières : Avant-propos. – Les finesses contemporaines, récits sur les vizirs Egyptiens.- Diwân de ‘Oumâra. – Supplément au Diwân. Notice sur ‘Oumâra, par ‘Imâd Ad-Dîn Al-Kâtib. Sommaire : Tome Second (IVe série.- Vol. XI) : Avant-propos continué en français Poésies, Epîtres, Biographies. – Notices en arabe par ‘Oumâra et sur ‘Oumâra. Sommaire : Tome Second bis (IVe série.- Vol. XI) : Introduction-Bibliographie. Chap. Ier : Enfance, éducation et jeunesse de ‘Oumâra [1121-1138]. Chap. II : ‘Oumâra à Zabid et à Aden [1138-1155]. Chap. III : Troisième, quatrième et cinquième pèlerinage de ‘Oumâra. – Ses ambassades à Misr [1155-1158]. Chap. IV : ‘Oumâra à Misr jusqu’au meurtre du vizir Al-malik al-‘Adil Rouzzik, fils du vizir Al-Malik as-Salih Talâ’i ibn Rouzzik [1158-1163]. Chap. V : ‘Oumâra et les deux vizirats de Schâwar. – Vizirat et meurtre de Dirgâm. – Meurtre de Schâwar [1163-1168]. Chap. VI. – Vizirat de Schîrkouh et de Saladin. Mort du Khalife Al-‘Adid et Sultanat de Saladin. – Conspiration et mort de ‘Oumâra [1169-1174]. Index des noms propres de personnages, peuples, tribus, sectes, etc. Index des noms propres géographiques. Français et arabe. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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 (219 × 150 mm) Later dark blue half morocco by Bayntun-Rivière, blue linen boards, title gilt direct to the spine, alternating three-master and fouled anchor tools to the compartments, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Photogravure portrait frontispiece to each and 17 other similar plates, mostly portraits, 21 maps and battle plans, 2 folding. 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, solidly, and entirely suitably bound set.

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        Die Schweizer Trachten vom XVII - XIX Jahrhundert nach Originalien. Dargestellt unter Leitung von Fr. Jul. Heierli und auf photomechanischem Wege in Farben Ausgeführt.

      Brunner & Hauser, (1897 - 1898)., Zürich, - Cartella editoriale in-folio elefante (575x425mm) in t. tela bicolore, verde cupo al dorso e agli angoli, rossa negli inserti ai piatti. Titolo in carattere gotico impresso in oro al piatto anteriore. Prima edizione, rara e assai ardua a reperirsi completa e in tali condizioni, di questa raccolta di 36 tavole a colori di costumi svizzeri realizzate con tecnica fotomeccanica ("chromophotogravure" è la definizione apposta in calce alle tavole; le fotografie originali sono di R. Ganz di Zurigo) sotto la direzione di Julie Heierli, ordinate in gruppi di sei; ogni serie di tavole è conservata, all'interno della cartella telata, in un'altra e distinta cartella cartacea di colore azzurrino, con titolo a stampa nera e stemma inciso della Svizzera. Ognuna delle serie è preceduta da quattro pp. di esplicazione testuale, impresse in caratteri gotici ed adorne di capilettera e fregi tipografici a più colori, nonché di 38 riproduzioni di stemmi cantonali e di 32 figure di costumi elvetici. Le tavole riproducono in vivide e fedeli cromie costumi locali di Zurigo, Berna, Lucerna, Appenzell, Sciaffusa, Uri, Basilea, Friburgo, Thurgau, Solothurn, Schwyz, Glarus, Tessin, Wallis, Aargau, Unterwalden, Graubünden, Waadt, San Gallo. La data non è indicata, se non nelle dispense 3 e 6, recanti, in tedesco, la dicitura: "Die Originalaufnahmen stammen von Schweizertrachtenfest des Lesezirkels Hottingen in Zürich, 14 März 1896" ("gli originali provengono dalla festa del costume svizzero del circolo di Hottingen a Zurigo, 14 marzo 1896"). La Heierli fu cofondatrice della collezione di costumi del Museo Nazionale Svizzero e autrice di varie altre referenziali opere sui costumi elvetici. Eccellente stato di conservazione. Lipperheide, Ga. 55. Colas, 1412. Hiler, 422. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        L'Escrime Française

      Au Bureau, Paris 1897 - Journal des Armes paraissant le dimanche. Revue bimensuelle illustrée, dont le rédacteur en chef était Emile André. Reliés ensemble dans un cartonnage percaline verte lég salie (320 x 255 mm), dos lisse avec titres dorés, 66 numéros de cette revue: 11 décembre 1895, 20 octobre 1900, 27 octobre 1900, 3 novembre 1900, 10 novembre 1900, 17 novembre 1900, 24 novembre 1900, 1 décembre 1900, 8 décembre 1900, 15 décembre 1900, 22 décembre 1900, 29 décembre 1900, 5 janvier 1901, 12 janvier, 19 janvier, 26 janvier, 2 février, 9 février, 16 février, 23 février, 2 mars, 9 mars, 16 mars, 23 mars, 30 mars, 6 avril, 13 avril, 20 avril, 27 avril, 4 mai, 11 mai, 18 mai, 1 juin, 8 juin, 15 juin, 22 juin, 29 juin, 6 juillet, 13 juillet, 20 juillet, 27 juillet, 3 aout, 10 aout, 17 aout, 24 aout, 31 aout, 7 septembre, 14 septembre, 21 septembre, 28 septembre, 5 octobre, 19 octobre, 26 octobre, 2 novembre, 9 novembre, 16 novembre, 23 novembre, 30 novembre, 7 décembre, 14 décembre, 21 décembre, 28 décembre, 4 janvier 1902, 11 janvier 1902, 18 janvier, 8 mars 1902. Texte sur 2 colonnes illustré. Size: Gd In4 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Tailless Batrachians of Europe

      Ray Society 1897-1898, London - 2 vols, 24 plates (16 col), 6 folding maps, 124 text figs. 8vo. HB. Orig. cloth, gilt. Fine bright set; light foxing to edges. Two small nicks to top of spine vol. 2. Colour plates are fine chromolithographs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Idearium Español

      - [PRIMERA EDICION].- Granada: Tip. Lit. Vda. e Hijos de Sabatel, 1897.- 163 p.; 4º menor (20,5 cm.); Finamente encuadernado en Plena Piel chagrén roja, lomo dorado y con 5 nervios, conserva la cubierta anterior, estuche.- La cubierta anterior que conserva está algo manchada y ha traspasado a la portada que tiene una pequeña mancha, las dos últimas hojas con una tenue marca en el margen externo. Tras lo dicho que es preceptivo, el libro en su conjunto se encuentra en magnífico estado. Libro en español La librería ofrece por tiempo limitado un descuento del 10%. El precio original de este ejemplar era de 600.00 EUR. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Document Signed

      1897. unbound. 1 page, 17 x 22 inches, no place, May 12, 1897. This document appoints the owner of the New York Giants baseball team Postmaster of New York City, in part: "...for and during the term of four years from the twelfth of May, 1897..." Co-signed by James A. Gary as postmaster General. This document is uniformly toned with two discoloration marks caused by the disintegration of the original ribbon; slight weaknesses at the center fold which do not detract from the dark bold signatures. Very good(-) condition. Cornelius Van Cott was the owner of the New York Giants National League Baseball Club from 1893-1897. He had been appointed Postmaster of New York City by President Cleveland from 1889-1893. Upon completion of this commission, he purchased The New York Giants.

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        Cuba in War Time

      New York: R.H. Russell. 1897. First. First edition. Illustrated by Frederic Remington. Papercovered boards a little rubbed, near fine in a lightly chipped very good example of the uncommon dustwrapper. Old ownership signature of Anna Underhill. Signed by Richard Harding Davis, as well as Signed by the illustrator, indicating that this was his copy: "My Book, Frederic Remington." Davis's important wartime reporting in Cuba during the Spanish-American War, also sought after for the Remington illustrations. .

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        Wild Norway: With Chapters on Spitsbergen, Denmark, Etc. Illustrated by the Author, assisted by Chas. Whymper and P. Ch. Trench.

      London, Edward Arnold, 1897. XIII + (1) + 358 s. Elegant håndbundet grønt skinnbd. Bindet sign. Bayntun (Riviére). med 5 opphøyde bind. Ryggdekor i gull . Topp gullsnitt. Finely bound in green half calf by Bayntun (Riviére). with 5 raised bands. Spine gilt.. Schiötz 202

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