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        Gilles de Rais La sorcellerie en Poitou

      Paris, Librairie de la Tradition Nationale 1897 - Livre d'occasion 23,8 x 16 cm, broché, couverture beige imprimée en noir, 21 pp., 1 f. blanc. Gilles de Rais, maréchal ayant livré bataille aux côtés de Jeanne d’Arc mais aussi serial killer notoire qui s’en prenait aux enfants de paysans, celui qu’on surnomma aussi « Barbe Bleue », et qui fût décrit comme un monstre violeur d’enfants, est ici d’une certaine manière réhabilité par l’auteur d’« À Rebours » qui en fait un fin lettré, mystique, alchimiste, sataniste à ses heures. Dans « Là-bas », Huysmans parle de Gilles de Rais comme d’un « Des Esseintes du quinzième siècle ». Condition : Edition originale de cette plaquette hors commerce dont le tirage fut limité à 100 exemplaires (pas de grands papiers) retranscrivant la conférence consacrée à Gilles de Rais prononcée au Congrès d'Ethnographie et d'Art populaire, à Niort, le 6 juin 1896. Parfait état. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Confederate soldier in the Civil War, 1861-1865

      Prentice Press (Courier-Journal Job Print. Co.), Louisville, KY 1897 - 480 p. illus., plates (1 col.) ports. col. front. Originally published, 1895. Prefaced by a eulogy by Major-General Fitzhugh Lee. The foundation and formation of the Confederacy and the secession of the Southern States and prominent parts taken by Hon. Jefferson Davis, Hon. Alexander H. Stephens, and others. Campaigns, battles, sieges, charges, skirmishes, etc. By General Robert E. Lee, Generals Albert Sidney Johnston, Joseph E. Johnston, and others. The Confederate States Navy, from its first organization to the end of the war. Naval engagements, blockade running, operations of cruisers, torpedo service, etc. By Admiral Franklin Buchanan, Rear Admiral Raphael Semmes, etc. Cloth edges worn and chipped. A few small closed tears to frontis and a bit of insect damage to ffep. [Rare Book Case] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        STELLA'S STORY - A Venetian Tale 1897 Illustrated

      J. S. VIRTUE AND CO, London 1897 - TITLE: STELLA'S STORY - A Venetian Tale 1897 Illustrated AUTHOR: DARLEY DALE PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) /COPYRIGHT: J. S. VIRTUE AND CO., LONDON 1897 EDITION: First Edition assumed with only one date found CATEGORY: Love, Rare BINDING/COVER: Hardback without dust jacket COLOR: Blue BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: WITH EIGHT ILLUSTRATIONS By PAUL WOODROFFE. First Edition assumed. J. S. VIRTUE AND CO., LONDON 1897. THERE ARE NO OTHER COPIES OF THIS BOOK FOUND FOR SALE ON THE INTERNET AT THIS TIME!!!! CONDITION: The book is without a dust jacket as issued. The outside has a used look about it, there is a heavy soil look from many uses of the book possibly, still okay. THE FRONTISPIECE MAY BE MISSING. There is an old style signature written on the front endpaper. Book is without marks or writings, pages are clean, and book is tight and sturdy. SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 248 pages. Book is in used over the years condition. THERE ARE NO OTHER COPIES OF THIS BOOK FOUND FOR SALE ON THE INTERNET AT THIS TIME!!!! COMPETITIVE PRICING! Once paid books will ship immediately without email notification to customer (it's on the way), you are welcomed to email about shipment date! REFUNDS: All ViewFair books, prints, and manuscript items are 100% refundable up to 10 business days after item is received. InvCode E H V VIEWFAIR BOOKS: 004614 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Encyclopaedia of Sport Volume I & 2

      Lawrence and Bullen, Ltd 1897 - Lawrence and Bullen, Ltd., 1897 Volume I + 1898 Volume II, Hardcover, 7 1/2 x 11 inches, 632 + 655 pages, 2 Volume Set, Condition very good [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Water of the Wondrous Isles, The

      Hammersmith: The Kelmscott Press, 1897. - The Last Work Written and Designed by William Morris[KELMSCOTT PRESS]. MORRIS, William. The Water of the Wondrous Isles. [Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1897].One of 250 paper copies of an edition of 256. Large quarto. [2], 340, [1] pp. Embellished with decorative woodcut borders, ornaments, and initials all designed by William Morris, except for two large initial words Whilom & Empty, which were completed from his unfinished designs by R. Catterson-Smith. Full limp vellum. Spine lettered in gilt. Original rose silk ties. Armorial bookplate on front pastedown. A fine copy. Housed in a gray cloth slipcase."The borders and ornaments were designed entirely by William Morris, except the initial words Whilom/ & Empty, which were completed from his unfinished designs by R. Catterson-Smith" (Colophon)."Morris ‘began [his] new romance in verse’ on 4 February 1895, but on 8 February ‘after seeing B[urne]-J[ones] W.M. decided to write the new romance in prose & verse, & began to rewrite it’ (Cockerell diary). Eventually Morris wrote it in prose alone In Cockerell’s diary we catch glimpses of the dying Morris attempting in vain to complete the design of the initial word ‘Empty’" (Peterson).Clark Library, Kelmscott and Doves, pp. 54-55. Peterson A45. Ransom, Private Presses, p. 330, no. 45. Sparling 45. Tomkinson, p. 120, no. 45.

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        The Sundering Flood.

      Hammersmith: The Kelmscott Press, 1897 - Octavo (204 × 139 mm). Original cream cloth-backed blue boards, white paper label to spine and titles to upper board in black. Ownership inscription ("G. Colquhoun") to front free endpaper, small nicks to extremities, label faintly frayed. Otherwise a marvellous copy in excellent condition. Border 10; half and three-quarter borders; 3-, 6- and 12-line initials; chapter titles and shoulder notes in red; line-block map (on front pastedown) drawn by H. Cribb, Chaucer type. First edition, first impression. One of 300 paper copies. Described on the colophon as "the last romance written by William Morris", the book was published posthumously after Morris had dictated the ending to his friend Sydney Cockerell from his deathbed. A beautifully preserved document of Morris's peculiar fin-de-siècle mediaevalism, though at the same time celebrated as an important precursor for the modern fantasy genre. Peterson A51. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Sundering Flood, The

      Hammersmith: The Trustees of the late William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, 1897. - "The Last Romance Written by Morris"[KELMSCOTT PRESS]. MORRIS, William. The Sundering Flood. [Hammersmith: Sold by the Trustees of the late William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, 1897].One of 300 copies on paper, out of a total edition of 310 copies. Octavo (8 1/8 x 5 1/2 in; 205 x 140 mm). [6, blank, [2], 507, [1, colophon] pp. Printed in red and black in Chaucer type. Decorative woodcut borders and initials. Line-block map (on front pastedown) drawn by H. Cribb. Original quarter holland over blue paper boards. Printed paper label on spine. Front cover printed in black. With the armorial book plate of Michael Tomkinson on front free endpaper. Minimal rubbing to corners, but still a near fine copy. Housed in a gray cloth slip-case."This was the last romance written by Morris. He began writing it on December 21, 1895, and dictated the final words on September 8, 1896, directly to Sydney Cockerell, as Morris was too weak to finish writing out the whole of the story in his hand. Morris died less than a month after completion of this work" (Walsdorf).Clark Library, Kelmscott and Doves, pp. 60-61. Peterson A51. Ransom, Private Presses, p. 331, no. 51. Sparling 51. Tomkinson, p. 121, no. 51. Walsdorf 51.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        ESPOSIZIONE DI ARTE SACRA IN ORVIETO, Ottobre 1896. OREFICERIE, BRONZI, INTAGLI, &. Bergamo, Istituto italiano d’Arti Grafiche, 1897.

      - Buona ril. editoriale cartonata, dorso e angoli in tela, cm 45x30, pp 45 di t., 53 disegni intercalati nel t., 24 pregevoli tavv in cromolitografia ed eliotipia su fondo paglierino con veline di protezione f.t. (7 tavv in cromolitografia sono ripiegate in quattro e rappresentano stupendi tessuti in dimensioni reali). A pagine in parte ancora chiuse. Ottimo esemplare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Zur Geschichte und Literatur des Schachspiels, Forschungen

      Verlag von Veit & Co, Leipzig 1897 - viii+260+[ii ad] pages with diagrams and figures. Small quarto (10 1/4" x 7 1/4") bound in half leather with gilt lettering to spine and front cover. (Bibliotheca van der Linde-Niemeijeriana: 242) 1st edition. Tassilo, Baron von Heydebrand und der Lasa (known in English as "Baron von der Lasa" was an important German chessmaster, chess historian and theoretician of the nineteenth century, a member of the Berlin Chess Club and a founder of the Berlin Chess School (the Berlin Pleiades). His name is usually abbreviated as "von der Lasa", as this is how he signed his letters. However both contemporary and more recent writers have used other abbreviations, such as "von Heydebrandt" (which is a mis-spelling) and "Der Lasa". The Prussian King (later Emperor) William I made a joke out of the confusion by saying, "Good morning, dear Heydebrand. How is von der Lasa doing?" Von der Lasa was born 17 October 1818 in Berlin. He studied law in Bonn and Berlin. From 1845 he was a diplomat in the service of Prussia. His career took him to Stockholm, Copenhagen, and Rio de Janeiro, among other places. He retired from the diplomatic service in 1864, and thereafter devoted himself to the world of chess. He played several matches and defeated the strongest masters in the period 1843-1853. He won against Henry Thomas Buckle 2-1 (1843), Adolf Anderssen 4-2 (1845), Johann Löwenthal 6-1 (1846), John Schulten 4-1 (1850), Anderssen 10-5 (1851), and Howard Staunton 7-6 (1853). To the modern chess world he is known above all as the main author of the Handbuch des Schachspiels (first published in 1843). His friend Paul Rudolf von Bilguer, responsible for the original plan, had died in 1840, with the work still in the early stages. Von der Lasa took over, and, in a noble gesture of friendship, put his friend's name as author. In later editions of the Handbuch, in German commonly called der Bilguer, von der Lasa was named as co-author. In 1850 von der Lasa published in the Deutsche Schachzeitung (German Chess Magazine) a call for an international chess tournament, the first ever, to be held in Trier. Instead the first such tournament was held in 1851 in London. Von der Lasa did not play in tournaments, being usually busy as an organizer, but played well in off-hand games against such leading masters as Howard Staunton and Adolf Anderssen. He was also a renowned chess investigator and theoretician, publishing numerous articles in the German Chess Magazine and, in 1897, his great work Zur Geschichte und Literatur des Schachspiels, Forschungen (Researches in the History and Literature of Chess). In the course of his researches he traveled extensively (including a trip around the world in 1887–88) and accumulated a comprehensive chess library, to which he published a catalog in 1896. In 1898 the German Chess Federation saluted his tireless efforts and accomplishments by conferring on him its first honorary membership. One of von der Lasa's last services was to encourage HJR Murray to pursue further researches into the early history of chess. Von der Lasa died on 27 July 1899 in Storchnest bei Lissa, now in western Poland. His library is still intact at Kórnik Castle near Poznañ. Condition: Spine ends scuffed, corners bumped and rubbed, soiled, extremities rubbed, label on front cover else a good to very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      Ramsey, Millett & Hudson, Railroad Printers, Engravers, Etc. 1897., 1879. First edition. 16mo. 10 1/2" x 26" sheet printed in Navy blue that opens to a "Geographically correct map of Kansas & Colorado, showing principal cities and towns, including the famous health & pleasure resorts of the Rocky Mountains, reached by the Kansas Pacific Railway, the 'Golden Belt Route." Folded to 6 3/4" x 3 1/2" and backed with twelve panels of promotional text about lands, corn, grand tours, mining camps, schedules, illustrations, etc. Promotes wheat and corn farming in Kansas, tours to Colorado health and pleasure resorts, relocating to Kansas or Colorado, Leadville and Ten-Mile carbonate mining camps, and many reminders that the Kansas Pacific Railway is the very best line for reaching the area. Very light wear to a few fold points, but still an attractive, clean and informative brochure in near fine condition. See Buckingham Books inventory #32806 for comparison.

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        The Invisible Man.

      C. Arthur Pearson Ltd, London 1897 - No Epilogue which appears in later issues. Also mis-numbered first page only extant in first issue. viii. 245p. Publisher's Advertisement 2p. Original red cloth. Gilt titles to top cover and spine. Black vignette to upper cover. New end-papers. Ex-library copy with sticker partly removed to preliminary page. Top third of half title page has been cut away. Boards very slightly scuffed. Fore-edge top cover corners slightly bumped and torn. Some very slight foxing. Otherwise clean and tight. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: David Kenyon]
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      Hartford, CT: American Publishing Company, (1897). Numerous full color plates and many b/w illustrations. Illustrated by Fred. S. Cozzens. 188 pp. Hardcover. Oblong 4to. Blue cloth. Gilt lettering and decoration to spine and front board. Professionally re-backed and re-hinged, with original (toned) spine laid on; top edge gilt; fore and bottom edges untrimmed; endpapers and fly leaves foxed; interior lightly toned at margins. Else, a nice and quite solid copy. Very good/No jacket issued. (Insurance required to ship this item).

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        2 eigenh. Briefe mit U. ("Ziehrer").

      Mondsee, 1897.. Zus. 2 SS. Gr.-8vo. Mit zwei eh. adr. Kuverts.. An den Musiker Fritz Rezac: "[...] Ich habe Sie aufgefordert, mir bekanntzugeben ob Sie noch frei sind u. in meine Capelle eintreten wollen. Da Sie auf dieses Schreiben keine Antwort geben, nehme ich an, dass Sie auf die Stelle nicht reflectiren und werde Ersatz für Sie suchen [...]". - Als Tanzmusikkomponist und -kapellmeister gilt Carl Michael Ziehrer als "der letzte namhafte Repräsentant der Wiener Tanzmusik im klassischen Zeitalter des Walzers" (Reclams Operettenführer, 117). - Papierbedingt etwas gebräunt.

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        Ende. Blatt 6 aus dem Zyklus "Ein Weberaufstand", 1897.

      1897. Radierung und Aquatinta, auf festem strukturiertem Papier. 24,6:30,6 cm. Gedruckt bei O. Felsing, Berlin. - Im breiten Rand mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, Ecke rechts oben mit kleiner Fehlstelle. Literatur: Klipstein 37 III (von 5). 1895-1898 arbeitete Kollwitz an den von G. Hauptmanns Werk "Die Weber" inspirierten Zyklus "Weberaufstand" und wurde damit 1898 auf der "Großen Berliner Kunstausstellung" bekannt.. Käthe Kollwitz studierte 1886-1887 in Berlin bei K. Stauffer-Bern (1857-1891), 1887 in Königsberg bei E. Neide (1843-1908) und 1888-1890 in München bei L. von Herterich (1856-1932). 1891 angeregt durch M. Klinger (1857-1920) Hinwendung zur Graphik. Seit 1898 war sie Mitglied der Berliner Sezession, ab 1913 der "Freien Secession" und Mitbegründerin des ersten "Frauenkunstverbandes". 1898-1903 Lehrtätigkeit an der Künstlerinnenschule Berlin. 1899 erhielt sie in Dresden die Kl. Goldmedaille für den Zyklus "Weberaufstand". 1904 ging sie nach Paris, um an der Academie Julian zu studieren. 1907 reiste sie nach Florenz. 1909 Beginn bildhauerischer Arbeiten. 1919 Aufnahme als erste Frau in die Preußische Akademie der Künste und Professur, dort ab 1928 Leiterin des Meisterateliers für Graphik. 1929 Verleihung des Ordens "Pour le Merite" in der Klasse Wissenschaften und Künste. 1933 wurde sie durch die Nationalsozialisten zur Aufgabe ihrer Lehrtätigkeit gezwungen und ihre Arbeiten aus dem öffentlichen Raum entfernt, zudem erhielt sie Ausstellungsverbot. 1942 Aufenthalt in Nordburg, 1943 Zerstörung ihrer Berliner Wohnung, womit zahlreiche ihrer Arbeiten zerstört wurden, 1944 Reise nach Moritzburg bei Dresden. Im Mittelpunkt ihres Schaffens stehen sozialpolitische und gegen den Krieg gerichtete Themen.

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

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

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        Fine large original portrait drawing by Alexander Kostomolotsky (1897/8- 1975), signed with the artist's initials

      . The composer is depicted head-and-shoulders, in profile. Executed in black and white crayon and pink wash on art paper. 417 x 297 mm.. The artist executed a number of portraits of his friend Shostakovich as well as of Kabelevsky and other Russian composers.

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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        Fine large original lithograph by Henri Fantin-Latour (1836-1904)

      Paris. Berlioz is seated, holding what is presumably 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-applique. 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; 7 or 8 trial proofs of the first state are believed to have been made. Hediard 132 ii/ii. A fine impression of this attractive and rare lithograph.

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        The Woodland Life

      Edinburgh and London - William Blackwood and Sons 1897 - %0D%0AThefirst edition ofEdwards Thomas' firstbook- Woodland Life. %0D%0AScarce. %0D%0AThomas was just 19 when it was published. %0D%0ASecond and only normally seen state of the cover with the decorative panel. %0D%0APhilip Edward Thomas (3 March 1878 9 April 1917) was an Anglo-Welsh poet and essayist. He is commonly considered a war poet, although few of his poems deal directly with his war experiences. Already an accomplished writer, Thomas turned to poetry only in 1914. In 1915, he enlisted in the British Army to fight in the First World War and was killed in action during the Battle of Arras in 1917, soon after he arrived in France. %0D%0AWith 2 pages of publisher's advertisements to the rear of the volume. %0D%0AVariant binding with dark green pastedowns. There seems to be no clear priority between the two binding states. %0D%0ACondition: %0D%0AIn a green cloth binding in an acetate protective covering. Externally, generally smart, lightly rubbed in places. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are generally bright and clean, with some scattered light foxing. Overall: VERY GOOD. %0D%0A%0D%0A [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1897.. Orange-brown cloth, decorated in gilt, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Some foxing to text and endleaves, cabinet-size print of an early photo of Kipling mounted to verso of preliminary blank via small corner slits, otherwise a very good, externally brilliant copy, in somewhat faded and edgeworn decorative dust jacket with small chips at spine ends and corners and some general tanning and soiling. Second American trade edition (or printing), dated the year following the first US trade edition (which preceded the UK edition). The dust jacket for the 1896 printing is noted by Tanselle, and may or may not be identical to this dust jacket, though one must accept the likelihood that at some point this example will end up married to a copy of the 1896 impression. It does replicate the binding design (as the first dust jacket does) and includes the designer's initials, a feature that was dropped from the second edition/impression binding. See Richards (Color Images) A92b and A92c for examples of this binding and this dust jacket. STEWART 139 (ref). RICHARDS A92 (note). TANSELLE 96.14+.

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        How To Tell A Story and Other Essays

      Harper & Brothers, 1897-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first state. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1897. 233 p. with ads at rear including Du Maurier's Peter Ibbetson and Trilby. Red cloth with gilt decorations and black lettering. First edition, first state. (Matching dates on title and copyright pages. Uncorrected error on pg. 187, "ciper" instead of "cipher.") Very Good+ condition. Clean pages. Spine a bit dulled, bookplate on paste down, fraying to cloth head and tail cloth, a bit of rubbing to front panel. Overall, a very neat, nice copy.

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        The Faerie Queene

      J. M. Dent, London 1897 - First edition thus. Pictured and Decorated by Louis Fairfax-Muckley with an Introduction by John W. Hales M. A. Approx. 10'' by 8'', tan cloth with gilt decoration & titles on front & spine. Upper edge gilt. This edition limited to 1250 copies. Binding shows wear to spine (tears on vol. I, approx. 1.5 cm missing vol. II) & corners (see pictures), a little age spotting. Generally inner books in good/very good condition. Bookplate dated 1898 of Richard Knott Bolton on front pastedown. Frontispieces & 25 full page illus. (some double) plus decorative headpieces, tail pieces, initials etc. Contents: introduction, the Faerie Queene, glossary, li + 1156pp. ***Over 1kg & may require extra overseas postage*** [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Prince and the Pauper A Tale For Young People of All Ages

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1897. PRESENTATION COPY - NEW EDITION. 1 vol., 7-3/4" x 5-1/2", with 190 illustrations, inscribed on the front blank endleaf "Truly Yours/ Mark Twain/ Vienna, December 1897". Bound in the publisher's original gilt and blind stamped blue cloth, inner and outer hinges fine, head and foot of spine fine, overall VERY GOOD. Mark Twain went broke after the Civil War, plunging too heavily in his publishing firm, and in the development of an ill-fated type-setting machine. Somehow, his friends had learned that Twain had a fabulous following in Europe generally, but particularly in Vienna. When his daughter developed a hankering for piano lessons from a famous Viennese teacher the family packed up and moved into a many-room apartment in HOTEL METROPOLE in Vienna, out of which he ventured to give many lectures of a witty sort. The Europeans simply loved to be satirized, and during 1897-99 they flocked to hear him identify their weaknesses.

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      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Barcelona. 1897. 24X17. 2h+88Pag+2h. Historia de la fundacion de esta institucion y de su desarrollo hasta el ano 1896. ilustrado. Rarissimo ejemplar. Ref 9.6 Biblioteca A.

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        Näherin. Farbholzschnitt in Beige, Hellbraun und Schwarz.

      1897.. Im Stock u. r. monogrammiert. Auf China. 15,9 x 15,5 cm (Darstellung) 28,4 x 19,8 cm (Blatt).. Glöckner 1992, 81. Schütte, Emil Orlik Graphik im Berliner Kupferstichkabinett, Nr. 96. Bl. 31 der Mappe "Kleine Holzschnitte", die um 1900 erscheint, unmittelbar vor Orliks erster Asienreise. Das Motiv entsteht nach dem gleichnamigen Pastell, mit dem Orlik 1892 die Silberne Medaille der Münchener Akademie gewinnt. - Minimal gebräunt, im Rand kleinere Braunfleckchen. Am linken Rand mit schmalen Heftspuren, Montierungsreste am Oberrand.

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        La Feuille. Legendaria Revista Francesa. Del 6 De Octubre De 1897 al 28 De Marzo De 1899. 25 Números, Completa.

      Imprimerie Panvert, Paris 1897 - 25 números de una hoja cada uno, impreso por las dos caras a color. Colección completa de este periódico satírico - libertino, donde cada hoja está ilustrado a plena página y a color, en litografía original, por Steinlen (17 portadas), Willette (1), Leandre (1), Hermann Paul (3), Couturier (1), Anquetin (1) y Luce (1). Muy buen ejemplar encuadernado de época en cartoné con la lomera y las puntas en tela. =El deslumbrante París de finales del siglo XIX era también la capital del anarquismo mundial. Uno de los más destacados anarquistas fue Zo d’Axa, para quien la esencia de la naturaleza anarquista residía en su indomable rebeldía y su inconformidad con toda forma de organización y convencionalismos. "Somos individuos que hemos rebasado todas las doctrinas salvadoras. La sociedad nos disgusta, no engendramos convicciones y peleamos solo por el gusto de pelear, no por utopías o sueños de un futuro mejor", así definió D’Axa el quid del verdadero pensamiento anarquista. Vivir el presente y abandonar diseños de futuros por luminosos que fuesen. No vivir para procurar fines inalcanzables, no hacerse ilusiones de futuro, sólo el presente cuenta. Size: 45 x 31 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      1897. A Story of the Grand Banks. With Illustrations by I. W. Taber. London: Macmillan and Co., 1897. 2 pp undated ads. Original blue cloth pictorially decorated in gilt, all edges gilt. First English Edition, published about a month after the American. This is Kipling's great novel about the cod fishing fleet of Gloucester Massachusetts, written while the newlywed Kiplings lived in Vermont. Kipling freely acknowledged that the book owed much to Dr. James Conland of Brattleboro, who brought the Kiplings' elder daughter into the world -- for Conland had been a member of the Massachusetts fishing fleet, and it was he who took Kipling to explore the wharves and quays of Boston and Gloucester. (The American edition, in fact, is dedicated to Conland; this English edition bears no dedication.)~This is the only book of Kipling's which is set entirely in America. All the characters are American. Not only that, but the heart of the book -- its moral in a single sentence -- is one of Kipling's main beliefs of this period expressed in terms essentially American, or perhaps more particularly New England. He put it later in verse: "...If you don't work you will die!" It is a saga of hard physical work in conflict with natural forces. It is a book which could hardly have been written by anyone who did not admire Huckleberry Finn; it is a book whose claim to survival rests mainly on detail, and it is all American detail. [Mason]~CAPTAINS COURAGEOUS was the fourth and last volume to be bound in Macmillan's attractive gift binding style used for the JUNGLE BOOKs in 1894-1895 and for SOLDIER TALES in 1896. In 1937, forty years after publication, this tale was made into a film starring Freddie Bartholomew, Spencer Tracy (who won an Oscar), Lionel Barrymore and Mickey Rooney.~This is a fine copy, with scarcely any of the usual rubbing at the spine ends; the original black endpapers are not cracked. Richards A103; Stewart 163.

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        Rare Autograph! Pulitzer boldly signs a proxy, appointing his brother-in-law to vote his shares at ?the meeting of Stockholders of the Pulitzer Publishing Company.?

      Rare Manuscript Document Signed ?Joseph Pulitzer,? 1p, 8.25? x 12.25?. [New York], January 2, 1897. Also signed by witnesses ?Jno Schuyler Crosby,? former Governor of Montana Territory, and ?Alfred Bates,? Pulitzer?s assistant. Folds. Fine condition.In full, ?Know all men by these presents, that I Joseph Pulitzer do hereby constitute and appoint William Leonard Davis attorney and agent with power of substitution for me and in my name place and stead to vote as my proxy at any meeting of Stockholders of the Pulitzer Publishing Company to be held in St. Louis Mo on the 18 January 1897 or any other day during the said year 1897 according to the number of votes I should be entitled to vote if then personally present, upon all questions or subjects that may come before the said meeting or meetings, hereby revoking all previous proxies. In witness whereof...? In 1878, Pulitzer had married Kate Davis, sister of William Leonard Davis.Joseph Pulitzer had founded the ?S

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        The Arabian Nights The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night

      London: H.S. Nichols, Ltd.. Fine. 1897. Kamashastra. 1/2 grained morocco cloth-covered boards. 12 Volumes; top edge gilt; 5 raised bands; gilt-lettering on spine; marbled endpapers; deckled edges ; Vol. 1/12/2013; 8vo .

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        Vorlesungen uber Theoretische Physik, 6 vols. in 7

      Leipzig: J A Barth, 1897-1907 First Edition. A very good copy. 4to.,. There is a frontis. of Helmholtz and numerous text illus. . The complete lectures on physical science by the famous scientist that was commenced shortly after his death. It contains important addtions to key lectures. The volumes were published out of sequence causing later volumes in the set to be issued prior to the first. The first division, or 50 pp. introduction to the entire set was published in 1903 and is bound in a leather that appears slightly darker than the rest of the set and has a different ownership signature than the balance of the set (though all volumes are uniform in what is a publisher's three quarter leather binding). Barth continued to issue the volumes through 1925 varying the impression dates as issued. An x-library set was sold at Christie's in 1996 but it was made up from later prtgs..

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        The average contribution of each several ancestor to the total heritage

      1897. Galton, Francis (1822-1911). The average contribution of each several ancestor to the total heritage of the offspring. In Proc. Roy. Soc. 61 (1897): 401-413pp. Whole number, 8vo. 216 x 139 mm. Orig. printed wrappers, spine repaired. Boxed. Fine copy. First Edition. Garrison-Morton 239. Galton's "Law of Ancestral Heredity," which states that half of an individual's hereditary makeup is supplied by his / her parents, one-quarter from grandparents, one-eighth from great-grandparents, etc. Galton's "law," based on both human and basset hound pedigrees, was adopted by both the biometrician Karl Pearson and the Mendelian geneticist William Bateson; it was instrumental in sparking the controversy between the two camps that characterized late 19th-early 20th century studies of heredity. Forrest, p. 314.

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      Loup City Northwestern Print, 1897., 1897. First edition. 12mo. Printed wrappers, [6], 76 pp., preface. The founding and history of Sherman County, Nebraska. Details prominent early settlers, agricultural opportunities, early schools, stories of pioneer life, opening of the lands for settlement, Indian scares, problems with the Olive gang, biographic sketches of some early citizens, etc. Six Guns 201 says, "Rare." "Contains quite a bit of history about the Olives and the murder of Luther Mitchell and of Ami Ketchum and some information on Doc Middleton." Herd 244 says, "Rare." Graff 264 says, "The author arrived in Sherman County on July 4, 1873, and camped four miles from the future location of Loup City. He gives interesting stories of pioneer life including the perilous adventures of Judge Wall with the notorious Olive gang of cowboy thugs." Light wear to spine panel, else near fine, tight, clean copy of a difficult title. Clamshell case. HOWES B359a. GRAFF 264. HERD 244. SIX GUNS 201.

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        Protokolle der Kommission für die zweite Fassung des Entwurfs des Bürgerlichen Gesetzbuchs (6 Bände KOMPLETT plus Registerband) - Bd I: Allgemeiner Theil und Recht der Schuldverhältnisse, Abschn. I, Abschn. II Tit. I/ Bd II: Recht der Schuldverhältnisse Abschn. II, Tit. 2-20, Abschn. III, IV/ Bd III: Sachenrecht/ Bd IV: Familienrecht/ Bd V: Erbrecht/ Bd VI: Anwendung ausländischer Gesetze/ Entwurf II des Bürgerlichen Gesetzbuches; Revision/ Entwurf des Einführungsgesetzes. - Entwurf eines Gesetzes, betr. Aenderungen des Gerichtsverfassungsgesetzes/ Register.

      J.Guttentag Verlagsbuchhandlung; 1897 - 1899.. je Band ca. 800 Seiten; Gebundene Ausgabe. Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel...). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig; Papier altersbedingt angebräunt; Der Buchzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; Orig.Halbleder; KOMPLETTPREIS für 6 Bände (plus Register); bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten;

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      Westminster: Archibald Constable and Company, 1897 First edition, early issue, printed on thicker paper that bulks over 1 inch, with leaf 391/392 blank (lacking the "Shoulder of Shasta" advertisement), with an 8 page publisher's catalog at the rear of the text. Finely bound in full navy crushed morocco, with five raised bands to the spine, contrasting teal morocco labels with gilt lettering to the spine, gilt ruling to spine compartments and bands, spine compartments featuring bats stamped in gilt, cream laid endpapers. Near fine, sturdy binding, a few faint spots to the otherwise fresh and clean pages. A bright copy in a beautiful binding. Housed in a custom slipcase. This copy is an early issue of the first edition. The earliest issues of Dracula were issued on thick paper, contained a blank final leaf (391/392), and no terminal publisher's advertisements. Later issues of the first edition were printed on thinner paper, contain an advertisement for "Shoulder of Shasta" on the rear flyleaf, and included a 16 page publisher's catalog. This copy has the paper thickness and rear flyleaf as called for in first issues and none of the indications of a later issue. The 8 page catalog included in this volume would have been inserted with the first issue pages, thereby indicating an early issue of the first printing as later issues would have been printed separately and would include different sheets. Richard Dalby, in his 1983 bibliography of Stoker, states that, aside from the points indicating later issues, "publishers cannot confirm any other points regarding status of the first issue, nor the exact publishing date." Accordingly, of the mixed states that comprise intermediate issues, this copy is among the earliest. Dracula is an epistolary novel by Bram Stoker in which the vampire character Count Dracula makes his literary debut; the plot is narrated through a series of letters and newspaper documents written by or relating to the book's main characters. An example of the invasion literature that was popular in the British Empire in the late 19th century, Dracula received only moderate critical acclaim upon its publishing but grew in popularity when it was performed on stage and later made into a film.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

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

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

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        Les Saints de la Messe et leurs Monuments. Etudes continuées par son Fils. (Bd. 1 bis 6 [von gesamthaft 10 erschienenen Bänden]).

      Paris, Librairies-Imprimeries Réunies, Drs. May et Motteroz, 1893 - 1897 - 4>, 220, 258. 268, 252, 260 u. 148 S., zusammen 643 gestochenen Tafeln (verteilt auf die sechs Bände), Priv.-HLdr. d. Zt. m. gold. Rückenprägung., Bibliotheksexemplar: Schildchen am Fuss u. Innendeckel, Stempel a. Schmutztitel u. Titelbl., die Tafeln der Bde. 1 bis 3 am Steg gestempelt: Kanten berieben, (Rücken der Bde. 1, 5 und 6 neu aufgezogen); angestaubt, Papier randseitig tlw. etw. gebräunt. (= Archéologie chrétienne). Vol. I: Les vièrges; II: Vièrges et martyrs: III: Papes; IV: Ministres sacrés; V: Diacres - médécins; VI: Saint-Pierre. Auflage: 150 Exemplare. 18000 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Japan. Described and illustrated by the Japanese. Written by eminent Japanese authorities and scholars. 10 vols.

      Boston, Millet, 1897.. Folio. 382pp. With 10 coloured flower collotypes by K. Ogawa, 30 coloured albumen photographs by K. Tamamura and numerous photogr. text-illustrations. Orig. coloured patterned cloth bindings with paper label to front cover.. One of 1000 numbered copies of the Yedo-Edition. - Each volume bound with differently patterned cloth. - Spines faded. Vol. 7 lacking paper label. Some of the albumen photographs a bit faded. - Nice set in excellent condition.

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        The Effect of Magnetisation on the Nature of the Light Emitted by a Substance, in Nature, Vol. 55, 1897

      - FIRST EDITION OF THE FIRST ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF ONE OF THE MOST SIGNIFICANT AND INFLUENTIAL DISCOVERIES OF THE LATE 19th CENTURY, the Noble Prize winning discovery and announcement of the Zeeman effect: the splitting of a spectral line into complicated multiple patterns when in the presence of a static magnetic field. "The Zeemann effect not only opened a new world of facts which interest the physicist, the chemist, and even the astronomer, but the study also contributed - to an extent much greater than the study of the Stark effect - to the conceptual development of quantum theory" (Jammer). "In 1896, at the request of Lorentz, [Zeeman] began investigating the effect of magnetic fields on a light source and discovered what is now known as the Zeeman effect. This discovery proved Lorentz theory of electromagnetic radiation? It is by way of the Zeeman Effect that astronomers cam measure the strength of the magnetic field on the surface of the sun, or other stars. Scientists were not able to fully understand the Effect until the development of quantum mechanics in the 1920s. In 1902, Zeeman and Lorentz were jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics, for their research into the influence of magnetism upon radiation phenomenon" (Pieter Zeeman Website). Today, the Zeeman Effect is one of the principles that underlie nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, electron spin resonance spectroscopy, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and Mossbauer spectroscopy. Zeeman's paper was first presented to the Royal Academy of Sciences in Amsterdam in a paper entitled "Over den Invloed eener Magnetisatie op den Aard van het door een Stof uitgezonden Licht" in 1896. The 1896 original and this first English translation includes his Zeeman's understanding of "small molecular elements charged with electricity," and a rough calculation of the charge to mass ratio of these ions" (Nature Physics Portal). In 1902, Zeeman and Lorenz were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for "the extraordinary service they rendered by their researches into the influence of magnetism upon radiation phenomena" (Nobel Prize Portal). CONDITION & DETAILS: London: Macmillan and Co., Volume 55 (November 1896-April 1897). 4to (10.5 x 8 inches; 263 x 200mm). Complete. Ex-libris bearing only a small stamp on the half title and no spine markings whatsoever. Beautifully rebound in recent dark orange cloth designed to replicate Nature bindings. The front board is ruled and lettered in black. The spine is also black ruled and lettered, with the volume number and date in gilt. Tightly and very solidly bound. New endpapers. Light age toning in the upper margin of some pages, as well as to the title. An occasional light age spot here and there. Otherwise bright and very clean throughout. Very good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The First Crossing of Spitsbergen

      Being an Account of an Inland Journey of Exploration and Survey, with Descriptions of several Mountain Ascents, of Boat Expeditions in Ice Fjord, of a Voyage to North-East-Land, the Seven Islands, down Hinloopen Strait, nearly to Wiches Land, and into most of the Fjords of Spitsbergen, and of an almost complete circumnavigation of the main Island. With Contributions by J. W. Gregory, A. Trevor-Battye, and E. J. Garwood. Together with Eight Coloured Plates reproduced in facsimile from Sketches by H. E. Conway, Two Maps, and about One Hundred Full-Page and Text Illustrations from Photographs and Sketches. London, J. M. Dent & Co, 1897. Titelplansch + xii,371,[1 blank] sidor. Förlagets gröna klotryggband med förgylld pärmdekor och ryggtitel, övre guldsnitt, övriga rÃ¥skurna. Övre ryggssluts klot med spricka. [24,5x18,5 cm]. Arctic.Bibl. 3378. Shiötz 230a. Neate C105.

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      Torino, Roux & Frassati, 1897. In-folio, pp. (6), 158, (9, Indici), legatura edit. cart. marrone, dorso in tela, titolo in oro sul primo piatto, 295 x 420mm., 12 acqueforti.Prima edizione.

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        The Arabian Nights The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night

      London: H.S. Nichols, Ltd.. Fine. 1897. Kamashastra. 1/2 grained morocco cloth-covered boards. 12 Volumes; top edge gilt; 5 raised bands; gilt-lettering on spine; marbled endpapers; deckled edges ; Vol. 1/12/2013; 8vo .

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        Northanger Abbey and Persuasion

      London: Macmillan and co., 1897., 1897. First edition illustrated by Thomson. Octavo. Single volume, bound in red cloth, with extensive gilt and gilt titles to front board and spine, and gilt school stamp to rear board, all edges gilt, with forty illustrations by Thomson. Includes an introduction by Austin Dobson. A handsome copy of a finely illustrated pair of novels. The gilt remains bright, with only slight discolouration to the lower spine, and the binding itself is in good shape, with marginal bumping to top and tail of spine. Text is clean, illustrations sharp. School stamp for the now defunct "St. Margaret's School, Folkstone" added in 1898.

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        The Gadshill Edition of the Works of Charles Dickens

      London: Chapman & Hall, 1897-, 1899. Octavo, 34 volumes, illustrated throughout, a fine set in uniform polished crimson calf by Frost of Bath, ornate gilt spines and black morocco labels. Complete works of Charles Dickens in splendid leather bindings with rich gold ornament. This is the Gadshill edition: a special project of long-established London publishing house of Chapman & Hall. This definitive publication offers the collected works in thirty-four volumes printed from the 1867-8 edition that was carefully corrected by Dickens. Additionally, the Gadshill edition contains informative introductions and notes by Andrew Lang who also contributed a general essay on Dickens as a serial novelist that is included in the final volume. Significantly, this edition faithfully reproduces the engraved illustrations and charming vignettes of the originals, often by famous popular illustrators and caricaturists such as George Cruickshank and Hablot Knight Browne (under the playful pseudonym 'Phiz').

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        Siesta. Skitser.

      København 1897. (6) + 238 + (1) s. Orig. mørkbrunt helshirtingbd. m. forgylt grangren og grønn bord. N. på fribl. En anelse skjev, ellers flott ekspl.. S&R s. 138

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        Vida e Obras de Luis de Camões. - Primeira parte (e única publicada) / Versão do original allemão annotada por Carolina Michaëlis de Vasconcellos

      Lisboa : Academia Real das Sciencias 1897 - ~ Este volume contém a tradução do texto alemão do autor. Uma segunda parte, com estudos subsidiários da tradutora, nunca chegou a ver a luz. TIRAGEM EM PAPEL ESPECIAL DE 50 EXEMPLARES NUMERADOS, o nosso é o No. 17, ~ Meia francesa de pele, lombada com nervos decorados, títulos, florões e ano gravados a ouro ~ 744p+2f ~ 32x24x6cm. ~ Exemplar intonso, em muito bom estado, com uma magnífica encadernação em estado impecável ~ Heavy item, circa 4.0 Kg. Extra postage costs may apply (please ask for quotation before ordering, clicking on the "Ask Bookseller a Question" button to be found below) ~ LANGUAGE: Português / Additional images available/ [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        DeLestry's Western Magazine

      St. Paul, MN: Interstate Publication Co. . Soft cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Devoted to the History, Description, Progress, Literature, Art, and Music of the West." Editor Edmond DeLestry first published the DeLestry's Western Magazine in September 1897 after dismissal from his job at an unnamed Twin Cities newspaper. He would continue to publish nearly monthly until early 1901, at which point the journal ceased to exist until it reappeared as the "Western Magazine" in 1915, with a few intermittent incarnations down the road. This set is missing 8 issues (from I, IV, V, and VI), but is bookended with Vol I, No. 1 and Vol. VII, No. 1. One of DeLestry's intentions in producing the magazine was to bring attention to the culture and progress of the western United States, which he felt was overshadowed by those back east. Articles covered early statesmen of Minnesota, the Twin Cities music scene, book reviews, the history of the Minnesota State Fair, the Trans-Mississippi and Pan-American expositions, and serial short fiction. The periodical also made an effort to attract women readers with special sections and issues. Notable contributors to the magazine over the years included: - Theodore H. Lewis, Midwestern archaeologist who was among the first to systematically map mounds and rock art in Minnesota and met a mysterious fate near Ouray, CO - Olin Wheeler, a topographer with John Wesley Powell's Geological and Geographic Survey of the 1870s as wells as Lewis and Clark historian - James Mooney, US Bureau of Ethnology, ethnographer of the Ghost Dance movement - L. Frank Baum, author of the Oz books The original owner of this set was Warren Upham, who is listed as "special staff" starting with the third volume. He is known among geological circles for his work with the Minnesota State Geological Survey under Newton H. Winchell. Upham extensively mapped the shorelines of Glacial Lake Agassiz, with major reports published by the Geological Survey of Canada in 1890 and in 1895 as USGS Monograph #25. He later held positions with the Minnesota Historical Society as librarian and archaeologist, where he compiled the 700+ page Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Upham also was assistant editor of the obscure "Glacialists' Magazine," the main editor being Percy Kendall, secretary of the British Association Committee on Erratic Blocks. Issues are in varying conditions, most very good. All are lightly soiled with rubbed edges, a few are coming unbound. Upham's name handwritten on front cover of most issues, sometimes a typed label.

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