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        The Graphic Art of the Eskimos. Smithsonian Institution. United States of America.

      Washington: Government Printing Office, 1897. - First edition. Tall 8vo., rebound in blue cloth, (bound from wrappers), pp.739-968. With illustrations. First page opened carelessly but with no loss of text o/w a very nice copy. This work, based on the collections "in the National Museum" is a valuable record of the objects used by the Innuit or Eskimo of Alaska; The Eskimo of Greenland, Labrador and the remaining portion of the Arctic regions east of the delta of the Mackenzie River. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: David Mason Books (ABAC)]
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        Farthest North: Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship "Fram" 1893-96 and of a Fifteen Months' Sleigh Journey by Dr. Nansen and Lieut. Johansen.

      New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1897. - 2 volumes. 8vo., (9 5/8 x 6 ¾ inches). Two folding chromolithographed maps in pockets in volume one. Engraved frontispiece by Johan Nordhagen (1856-1956), illustrated with photographs throughout. Original publisher's decorated olive green cloth, gilt, top edges gilt. First American edition (first published in Norway in 1896). Ex-library copy, sold as-is with all faults. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Megan Scauri, M.A., M.L.S., in the Rare Book Department. Bookseller Inventory #72MMS28. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries]
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        "Nacktes Mädchen mit Puppe" originale Radierung über Tonplatte ca.16x13,5cm (Darstellung/image size) auf chamoisfarbenem Velin (26x21cm) rechts unten in Bleistift signiert und am unteren Blattrand von fremder Hand betitelt; um 1920

      . [Blattränder leicht unfrisch.] Joseph Uhl, der in New York geboren wurde, zog schon 1897 nach Bayern und begann 1899 bei Ludwig von Herterich (1856-1932) und Ludwig Schmid-Reutte (1862-1909) an der Kunstakademie in München zu studieren. Vor dem ersten Weltkrieg schuf er hauptsächlich Gemälde, die er in verschiedenen Galerien und Museen in Deutschland ausstellte. Er zog nach Bergen im Chiemgau, perfektionierte für sich autodidaktisch das Radieren und veröffentlichte nach 1918 in erster Linie Graphiken mit Porträts, Aktstudien und Allegorien sowie mit Bildnissen von Kindern. Seine Arbeiten wurden regelmäßig im Münchner Glaspalast ausgestellt und seine Radierungen, die sich besonders durch ihre gekonnte Linienführung und Formgebung auszeichnen, wurden hauptsächlich von dem Berliner Verlag Wohlgemuth & Lissner herausgegeben. Joseph Uhl (New York 1877 - Bergen 1945) American by birth he moved to Germany at an early age. He studied painting and printmaking at the Art Academy of Munich. He concentrated on painting and began his mastery of etching and engraving after the war. He created prints of children, nudes, general figure studies, and allegorical images..

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Niederbayern]
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        Du sens musculaire a propos de quelques cas d'hémiataxie posthémiplegique. (thèse de doctorat de médecine) – envoi autographe de Claparède – COPY SIGNED BY CLAPAREDE

      Ch. Eggimann & Cie, Genève 1897 - Grand in-8° relié pleine toile gris chamois, pièce de titre de chagrin havane fonçé, plats de couverture conservés. Envoi autographe de Claparède sur le coin supérieur gauche de la page de titre à la Société de Genève. Plat de couverture conservé. Neveu du zoologiste du même nom et du même prénom, Édouard Claparède entreprend d'abord des études de médecine, sous la direction de Théodore Flournoy et d’Eugène Revillod qu’il remercie dans sa thèse, puis se consacre à la psychologie. Il fait sa carrière à l'université de Genève, où il fonde l'École de psychologie et des sciences de l'éducation. Claparède s'apparente au courant dit fonctionnaliste, qui s'attache à découvrir la finalité de chaque type de comportement en le plaçant dans le contexte de l'ensemble de l'activité. Après des recherches sur l'association des idées et sur le sommeil, il entreprend l'étude de l'intelligence. Il voit dans celle-ci une adaptation mentale aux circonstances nouvelles : elle a pour fonction de suppléer à l'insuffisance des adaptations innées ou acquises. Le tâtonnement est pour lui la source des conduites intelligentes : il n'est pas un pur comportement d'essais et d'erreurs ; il produit ce que Claparède appelle des implications, c'est-à-dire des sortes de raisonnements par analogie consistant à appliquer à des situations nouvelles la conduite qui a réussi précédemment dans des situations voisines. Claparède s'est beaucoup intéressé aux problèmes de l'éducation, de l'orientation scolaire et professionnelle. Son œuvre est à l’époque comparable à celle de Pierre Janet en France, son influence personnelle sur Jean Piaget, l’autre grande figure suisse de la psychologie au XX° siècle a été grande et il est à l'origine des différents courants de la psychologie suisse de langue française. Un tampon de bibliothèque au premier plat et en page de titre. L’exemplaire est dans un état magnifique. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: PRISCA]
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        ALMANAQUE DE LOS AMIGOS DEL PAPA

      1897 - Barcelona. Pub. par la "Revista Popular". Un fascicule broché au format 162X233mm. Couverture illustrée d'une composition Art Nouveau en rouge et noir de Torres Garcia. Rousseurs, fentes au dos, sinon bon état. Almanach pour l'année 1898 presque entièrement illustré par Torres Garcia (environ 60 illustrations). La couverture est réalisée à la même période que l'affiche pour "El Gato Negro", le style, le modèle, et la composition son très proche. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Le Grand Verre]
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        Original head-and-shoulders drawing by Alexander Kostomolotsky (1897/8-1975) of the composer in right profile in black crayon. Undated, but ca. 1945-50. Signed by the artist with initials

      Sheet size 217 x 153 mm. With the autograph signature of the composer in pencil below the portrait. . "Kabalevsky, like Prokofiev and Shostakovich, wrote a great deal of music for the emerging genre of films with sound... It was during the 1930s that Kabalevsky’s style was defined; although Prokofiev served as a model to a certain extent... Kabalevsky's most valuable legacy lies in the field of children’s music, not only in terms of the many works he wrote for young performers but also in his development of a system of musical education for children. Some of his children’s songs became musical symbols of the Soviet age (Chetvyorka druzhnaya rebyat (‘The Band of Four Friends’) and Shkol nïye godï (‘Schooldays’) in particular) while several of his numerous instrumental concertos written for young musicians gained worldwide popularity." Dina Grigor yevna Daragan in Grove online Kostomolotsky also executed drawings of other Russian composers, including Shostakovich, with whom he was friends.

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC ]
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        Nociones de Geografia de Costa Rica

      Tipograffia Nacional, San Jose 1897 - Marbled boards with leather spine and gold lettering. A presentation copy from the author to Manuel M Peralta. 79 pages with many interesting illustrations and fold out map [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Juniper Books]
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        Birds of the British Islands

      R.H. Porter, London 1897 - London: R.H. Porter, 1885 - 1897. Full leather. Coloured Figures of the Birds of the British Islands, Seven volumes Lord Kenyons copy. First Edition with a letter by Lord Lilford. Fine set bound by Zaehnsdorf full dark brown morocco, gilt decoration to covers and spine, raised bands, gilt title, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper, illustrated 421 colored plates. A handsome set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Imperial Fine Books ABAA, ILAB]
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        The Novels of

      London: Downey and Company Limited, 1897. London: Downey and Company Limited,, 1897. 37 volumes, octavo ( 220 x 145 mm). Full calf by Zaehnsdorf, raised bands, red and green morocco title labels to spine, ornate gilt work to compartments , covers with triple fillet border with shamrock corner pieces, gilt rule to edges and gilt inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Colour frontispiece, Phiz and Cruikshank illustrations throughout. A very good set with the slightest of wear to extremities, a few volumes with light scratches to boards. The Autograph edition, letter N of 26 lettered sets. Volume one has an autograph letter signed by Lever tipped in before the general title.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Poetical Works of Robert Browning

      London - Smith, Elder and Co, 1897. London - Smith, Elder and Co, 1897 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A rhythmical anthology of works by Robert Browning. Volume I and II bound as one. Featuring a frontispiece depictinga young Browning to volume I and an elder Browning to volume II. Condition: Rebound in a crushed morocco binding with gilt motif to the front board. Externally, sound with light rubbing to the spine and extremities. Internally, firmly bound and bright, aside from light marginal age toning. Generally very clean, aside frommarginal foxingto frontispieces and title pages. Overall: VERY GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Suite de Huit lithographies en coloeurs de Sunyer pour Les Soliloques du Pauvre de Jehan Rictus.

      Duffau,, Paris, 1897 - Paris, Duffau, 1897. 4°. 2 S. + 8 Taf. Lose Blattsammlung in OBrosch.-Mappe. Nr. 39 von 40 China-Abzügen, von insgesamt 200 num. Expl., mit eighd. Signatur Sunyers. - Ebd. m. Abrieb an einer Stelle, Taf. leicht stockfleckig (vorallem Randbereich), leichte Gbrsp. - Der Spanier Sunyer (1874 - 1956) entwarf ergreifend farbige Bilder zu dem Text Rictus'. Die farbige Lithographie erfuhr in Frankreich zwischen 1873 und 1914 wichtige Impulse, eines ehemals nur in Schwarzweiß gehaltenen Mediums. - Hier ein beeindruckendes Zeugnis, welches wesentlich seltener ist als die Buchausgabe Rictus'. Deutsch Lose Blattsammlung in OBrosch.-Mappe. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        Sapho. [Subtitle]: Pièce lyrique de M.M. Henri Cain & Bernède d'après le roman de Alphonse Daudet. Musique de J. Massenet. Théâtre de l'Opéra-Comique. Représentations de Melle. Emma Calvé

      Paris: F. Hermet. [ca. 1897]. Original large lithographic poster in colours by Pal, signed in the stone and with the mark of the Pal studio to lower left. 129 x 98 cms. (51.5" x 39"). Laid down to board; slightly worn at edges. In very good condition overall. . "In Sapho Massenet made his first attempt at an opera in a modern setting. Dramatically too, with its basis in Daudet’s novel, it recalls La traviata... Massenet handles the vicissitudes of love with enormous skill and imagination, and the solo scene for Fanny in the last act may be compared with Charlotte’s great monologue in Werther... Sapho is certainly one of Massenet’s finest works..." Hugh Macdonald et al in Grove online The poster depicts the singer Emma Calvé in the lead role of Fanny Legrand in the premiere of the opera in Paris at the Opéra Comique on November 27, 1897. Reproduced in Schneider: Massenet, p. 209. Not in Broido.

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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        2 Bde.: Königliche höhere Webschule zu Cottbus. Fabrikantenkursus 14. April 1896 bis 20. März 1897. Von Arnold Kolhoff aus Lobbe. Band 1: Bindungslehre und Ausgenommene Muster. Band 2: Vorträge.

      Selbstverlag, 1897.. unpag. gebundene Ausgabe. 2 original Halblederbände jeweils im Schuber. Maße: Band 1: 33,5 x 27 cm und Band 2: 32,5 x 22,5 cm. Im 1. Band befinden sich ca. 156 (62 + 94) ganzseitige Tafeln bzw. Musterseiten, dort gegenüber befindet sich jeweils eine handgeschriebene Seite und es befinden sich noch weitere handgeschriebene Seiten im Buch. Im 2. Band befinden sich zahlreiche Textabbildungen und Textmuster. Dieses Buch besteht auch aus zahlr. handgeschriebenen Seiten. Es befindet sich ein kleiner Buchbindereiaufkleber jeweils auf der Innenseite des vord. Buchdeckels: "Emil Biemel Buchbinderei u. Papierhandlung Cottbus." Einige wenige Seiten im 1. Band haben an den Rändern eine leichte Wurmspur. Der Lederrücken des 1. Bandes ist an den Rändern etwas rissig. Die meisten Tafeln sind durch ein transparentes Blatt geschützt. Es fehlen nur vereinzelt einige Musterteile.

      [Bookseller: adamsbuch Einzelunternehmen]
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        ESTUDIO HISTORICO, CRITICO Y FILOLOGICO SOBRE LAS CANTIGAS DEL REY DON ALFONSO EL SABIO

      . Zustand: Como Nuevo Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Madrid. 1897. 23X16. 400 Pag. Por El Marques de Valmar. Editado por la Real Academia Espanola. Encuadernacion tela editorial ilustrada. Obra de exepcional rareza. Ref 9.1 Biblioteca A.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        Russland.

      Karl Baedeker Leipzig 1897 - Fourth edition. lii, 458pp, 14 maps, 18 plans and 4 floor plans, publisher's red cloth, heavily spotted,; overall a good copy. Issued c.1899. Hinrichsen D460 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        EL INGENIOSO HIDALGO DON QUIXOTE DE LA MANCHA

      . Zustand: Muy Bien Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Barcelona. Montaner y Simon Editores. 1897. 2 Vol.23x15. (11h+277h+2h)+(8h+280h+4h). Tela, piel lomo. Magnifico Facsimile del Quijote del siglo XIX. Ref 3.6 Biblioteca A.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        Bedrücktsein im Atelier. [1927]. [Original-Lithografie / original lithograph].

      . Conrad Felixmüller, geboren 1897 in Dresden, gestorben 1977 in Berlin-Zehlendorf. Maler des Expressionismus und der Neuen Sachlichkeit. (Aus der Folge: "Das Malerleben - 16 Original-Lithographien mit Pinsel und Feder", Selbstverlag, Dresden 1927. Blatt 10).. Von Conrad Felixmüller signiertes Exemplar auf stärkerem immitiertem Japanpapier. Werkverzeichnis Söhn 381. Maße Blatt: 34,1 x 23,9 cm. Maße Platte: 26,2 x 20,3 cm. Blatt rückseitig mit geringen Montageresten, ansonsten sehr gutes Exemplar. Original woodcut signed by Felixmüller. Measure sheet: 34,1 x 23,9 cm. Measure plate: 26,2 x 20,3 cm. Backside light traces of mounting, otherwise fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lenzen GbR]
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        Quo Vadis

      Little Brown and Company, Boston 1897 - Limited edition to 250 copies; number 100. Full vellum bound. Printed on handmade paper. Slightly discolored white vellum with gold embossing. Gold medallion on book 1 is coming loose. Upper gold text block. Both books slightly splayed due to heavy vellum. Book 1 no longer has bookmark ribbon. Books otherwise square. No foxing or staining inside. All illustrations are covered in rice paper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Tome Sweet Tome, Inc.]
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        The Earliest Known Coptic Psalter - The Text, in the Dialect of Upper Egypt, Edited from the Unique Papyrus Codex Oriental 5000 in the British Museum – a fine rebound copy.

      Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co Ltd 1897 - This book was discovered during a probate valuation. It was tucked away to the rear of a partially hidden shelf. Although the covers had become distressed with age the interior was flawless. The book has now been professionally rebound in quarter Moroccan calf and decorated marbled boards. The spine has five gilt edged raised bands with the title contained between the first and second band in gilt on a black background. The external appearance of the book is now magnificent. The interior of the book is unaltered save for the addition of two endpapers front and rear. The page block has original marbling to all edges. The pages, themselves, are in quite remarkable condition for their age; there are no marks or notations and a complete absence of foxing. Save for the tiniest hint of shading to the edges the pages are pristine on high quality semi-glazed paper. This is by far and away the most impressive copy of this important work that we have encountered. It was limited to an edition of 350 copies; no individual number was noted. The rarity of this book speaks for itself. The images you see are high resolution photographs of the actual book. The book will be dispatched via the Royal Mail in protective packaging. We do not charge postage to buyers within the UK. Those from outside the UK are asked to contact us before purchasing. We offer a 7 day no quibble full refund if the item is not as described and shown. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Etbooks]
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        Ouvrages parus dans la Collection Lotus Alba. Comprising 12 titles: Jean Lorrain. LORELEY. 1897. Illustrations de Calbet, Marrold et Miittis. Double suite of plates in red and green. Enacryos. LA FLÛTE DE PAU. 1897. Illustrations de Calbet, Marrold et Miittis. Double suite of plates in red and green. J. H. Rosny. NOMAÏ. 1897. Illustrations de A. Calbet. Jean Lorrain. PRINCESSE D'ITALIE. 1898. Illustrations de M. Orazi. J. Soldanelle. BÉRÉNICE DE JUDÉE. Illustrations de A. Calibet et L. Marold. 1898. G. D'Esparbès. LE RÉGIMENT. 1898. Illustrations de A. Calbet. J. -H. Rosny. LA SILENCIEUSE. 1898. Illustrations de E. Vulliemin. William Ritter. MYRTIS ET KORINNA. 1898. Illustrations de A. Calbet. Pierre Louys. LÉDA. 1898. Illustrations de A. Calbet. Double suite of plates in red and green. Louis De Robert. LA PREMIÈRE FEMME. 1898. Illustrations de J. Dédina. Pierre Louÿs. BYBLIS. 1898. Illustrations de J. Wagrez. Double suite of plates in red and green. Pierre Louÿs. UNE VOLUPÉ NOUVELLE. 1899. Illustrations de L. Marold et J. Dedina.

      Each volume bound in matching half blue cloth, gilt over marbled boards. 14.4 x 7.6 cm. Couple of tissue guards with small tears; else a fine set.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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        Berlin. Wasmuth (1897). 2 Teile in Kassette 64 Blatt Inhalts- und Ortsverzeichnis und Textbeschreibung auf Karton. 131 farbige Abbildungen auf Karton, teils doppelseitig. (werden die Doppelseiten zweifach gezählt ergeben sich 144 Abbildungen).

      . Tafeln an oberer linker oder rechter Ecke nachträglich nummeriert, ohne die Abbildungen zu beeinträchtigen. Gelöschter Name auf Titel. Inhaltsverzeichnis mit Anmerkungen. Der Abbildungsteil ist in einem tadellosen Zustand. 2°. (48 x 32 cm). (Buchwesen). (Private Leinenkassette unter Verwendung des Titels der Original-Mappe (tadellose Facharbeit)..

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bernd Preßler]
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        The records of New Amsterdam from 1653 to 1674 Anno Domini. Minutes of the court of burgomasters and schepens.

      New York, Knickerbocker Press, 1897. 7 volumes. Contemporary calf (rebacked). * Original edition. - Contains the earliest Dutch records that have been preserved of the territory included in the present city of New York. - A fine set.

      [Bookseller: Gert Jan BESTEBREURTJE]
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        LIST OF BOOKS AVAILABLE AT THE KELMSCOTT PRESS. February 16th, 1897.

      Kelmscott Press., London 1897 - First Edition. Advertising Circular. One large leaf folded to make 8 pages, uncut. Printed in two colours in the Golden Type on handmade paper. With a large Kelmscott Press colophon on the upper leaf. One large decorative initial. Now Ready: The Earthly Paradise, in Eight Volumes. Nearly Ready: Sire Degravaunt; Sire Isumbrus. In the Press: Sigurd the Volsung and the Fall of the Niblungs; The Water of the Wondrous Isles. In Preparation: The Sundering Flood. Books Already Printed, of which a few copies still remain for sale: The Life and Death of Jason; Beowulf; The Book of Wisdom & Lies; Sidonia The Sorceress; Godefrey of Boloyne; The Golden Legend in Three Volumes; The Recuyell of the Histories of Troye; The History of Reynard the Foxe. 34 titles, including the Chaucer, are listed as out-of-print. Of special notice is the final paragraph: KELMSCOTT BOOKS ON VELLUM. A set of all the books that have been printed on vellum at the Kelmscott Press, with the exception of Chaucer's Works, 46 volumes, price Five Hundred Pounds. A few small stains to spine margins of outer leaf; a very good, fresh copy. Peterson C47. A scarce, ephemeral item from the Press. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Alaska

      Rand, McNally & Co., 1897. Rand, McNally & Co., 1897. unbound. very good. Map. Color lithograph backed on linen. Image measures 22 1/8" x 34.5". Great graphic map of Alaska. Shows in great detail geographical and topographical features, towns, routes and waterways. Minor wear along original folds, chip and small tear to lower edge.

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        The Queen's Cup

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1897 - A sharp copy of Henty's rare novel on yachting, among the last triple- deckers to appear in Britain First edition. 3 vols., 8vo. [iv], 250, [ii]; [iv], 253, [3]; [iv], 221, [3] pp. + 32 pp. ads at back of vol. III dated Nov. 1896. With half-titles in all vols. Expert facsimile title-page to vol. III. Original green embossed cloth, spines lettered in gilt, brown leaf endpapers. Spine gilt rubbed with some loss to vol. III, slight lean to vol. I, occasional light soiling, previous owner's pencil inscription to each vol., still a near fine copy. Dartt, pp. 108-109; not in Sadleir or Wolff [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Some German Woodcuts of the Fifteenth Century

      , 1897. 1897. first edition. Cockerell on Woodcuts[KELMSCOTT PRESS]. [COCKERELL, Sydney C., editor]. Some German Woodcuts of the Fifteenth Century.[Hammersmith: Sold by the Trustees of the late William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, 1897].One of 225 paper copies, out of a total edition of 233 copies. Large quarto. xi pp., 23 leaves, 24-36 pp. Thirty-five reproductions of woodcuts printed on twenty-three leaves (rectos only). One six-line woodcut initial. Printed in red and black in Golden type. Original holland-backed blue paper boards. Title printed in black on front cover. Tips very lightly bumped, otherwise a fine copy in a gray cloth slipcase.Thirty-five reproductions of German woodcuts from books that were in the library of William Morris. Twenty-nine of these woodcuts were chosen by William Morris to illustrate a catalogue of his library, which was to have been annotated by him and printed at the Kelmscott Press. The other six were prepared for his article “On the Artistic Qualities of the Woodcut Books of Ulm and Augsburg in the Fifteenth Century” (Bibliographica I (1895), pp. 437-455), part of which is reprinted as an introduction to this book. The process blocks (with one exception) were prepared by Walker & Boutall.Clark Library, Kelmscott and Doves, pp. 58-59. Peterson A49. Ransom, Private Presses, p. 331, no. 49. Sparling 49. Tomkinson,p. 121, no. 49.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("P. Cambon").

      Wohl Konstantinopel, 28. II. [1897].. 3½ SS. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo.. An einen Monsieur Daudet, möglicherweise der Schriftsteller Alphonse Daudet (1840-1897), über die politische Situation in Konstantinopel und Paris: "Vous etes bien aimable et je suis tres sensible a vos felicitations, mais je trouve qu'on parle un peu trop de l'ambassade de France a Constantinople en ce moment [ ] Ne nous deciderons-nous jamais en France a regarder au dehors et sommes-nous condamnes eternellement a ne voir le danger que la maison brule? [ ] On s'en prend beaucoup trop au Gouvernement, il me semble, et l'opinion Francaise devait s'en prendre un peu a elle-meme d'avoir ignore des choses dans les autres Gouvernements". - Auf Briefpapier mit gedr. Briefkopf; papierbedingt leicht gebräunt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The Pink Fairy Book

      London, New York and Bombay: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1897. London, New York and Bombay: Longmans, Green, and Co.,, 1897. With numerous illustrations by H. J. Ford. Octavo. Original pink cloth with gilt titles and illustration to spine and front board, black coated endpapers, all edges gilt. Illustrated frontispiece, and numerous vignette and full page illustrations in the text throughout by H. J. Ford. A few faint marks to cloth, with the spine a little faded but considerably less so than usual, gilt only a little dulled, repair to hinges, some foxing mostly to end leaves, bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. A very good copy with the cloth colour presenting much more evenly between spine and boards than is common with this title. First edition, first impression, of the fifth instalment in Lang's Fairy Books series. Lang notes in his Preface that, "Mr Ford, as usual, has drawn the monsters and mermaids, the princes and giants, and the beautiful princesses, who, the Editor thinks, are, if possible, prettier than ever.

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        Dry Fly Entomology

      9 New Bridge Street, Ludgate Circus, EC, London: Vinton & Co, 1897. 9 New Bridge Street, Ludgate Circus, EC, London: Vinton & Co, 1897 A Brief Description of Leading Types of Natural Insects serving a food for Trout and Grayling with the 100 best Patterns of Floating Flies and various methods of dressing them. In dark blue half leather with blue cloth, lightly bumped and worn, a few tiny marks, corners lightly bumped, titles in gilt to top cover. New spine, titles in gilt. Internally ink name and attractive bookplate to fpd (John Hargreaves), a small amount of foxing to half title, faintest of browning to titlepage edge and onwards, half title present, title page with red and black inks, [2], (xii), 314 pp, 28 pls, 1 large pull out chart, [1] adverts. 18 B&W and 10 coloured plates, lots of illustrations in text, many pages unopened. A nice copy. (OCLC 38536407)Halford [formerly Hyam], Frederic Michael, angler and writer on fly-fishing, did not invent dry-fly-fishing: it had been practiced for some years in several parts of England. But techniques were still primitive and haphazard, equipment was defective, and there was little guidance in books. It was Halford's achievement to pull together the many practices and ideas, to systematize them, and to add a number of new elements. See ODNB for a full Bio

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        Zwingliana. Mitteilungen zur Geschichte Zwinglis und der Reformation (ab Bd. VI: Beiträge zur Geschichte Zwinglis, der Reformation und des Protestantismus in der Schweiz) Bd. 1 - XIV (ohne VII) 13 Bde..

      Zürich, Zürcher und Furrer, Berichthaus u.a., 1897-1978. Gr.-8°, je ca. 500 S., einige Abb. u. Taf., Bd. I, II HLwd., restl. OLwd.mit eingeprägter Plakette., Min. beschienen, tadell. Preis in CHF: 550. Hrsg. von der Vereinigung für das Zwinglimuseum (später: Zwingliverein)

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        Japan Described and Illustrated By the Japanese Written By Eminent Japanese Authorities and Scholars

      J.B. Millet Co., Boston, MA: (1897-98) - 15 section (volume) set, 260 illustrations which includes 30 albumen photographs hand colored and 15 color collotypes (by K. Ogawa of flowers), 382 pp. Bound in pictorial stiff paper wraps backed in red cloth, Japanese fan-fold (i.e. uncut double pages) and containing the insert cautioning not to cut the pages. The plates are not numbered but this particular edition contains the five K. Ogawa flower collotypes which are normally not found in 10 volume sets. Section one has large chip to head of front panel, #14 chip to rear upper corner and #15 heavy chipping along bottom edge and smaller chip to front panel of wrappers, with some overall toning to wrappers, only minute wear to spines, otherwise a very nice worthwhile set. Folio

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        QUEEN VICTORIA [signed binding]

      London: Boussod, Valadon & Co., 1897. London: Boussod, Valadon & Co., 1897. 200pp., color frontispiece handsomely bound by MacLehose of Glasgow in full blue-green crushed morocco, raised bands with compartments pictorially stamped in gilt depicting various crowns, inner gilt dentelles over marbled paper, top edge gilt, illustrated with rich engravings with printed tissue guards. A lovely copy with only one corner bumped, and a few leaves showing a bit of off-setting from engravings which depict Queen Victoria from childhood on.. Small Folio.

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        Auf Schneeschuhen durch Grönland. Autorosirte [!] deutsche Übersetzung von M. Mann.

      Hamburg, Verlagsanstalt und Druckerei Actien-Gesellschaft, 1897.. Zweite Ausgabe. 2 Bände. Gr.-8vo. 2 Bll., 400 S.; IV, 455 S. Mit Porträt-Tafel, 159 teils ganzseitigen Abbildungen im Text und 4 gefalteten, farbig lithographierten Karten. Illustrierte Orig.-Leinwandbände mit goldgeprägten Deckel- und Rückentiteln und gesprenkeltem Schnitt;. Originalausgabe. - Titel von Bd. 2 und die Karten mit leichtem Anflug von Stockflecken, sonst sehr gutes Exemplar.

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        The Writings in Prose and Verse

      New York; (1897-1932): Charles Scribner's Sons New York; (1897-1932): Charles Scribner's Sons "The Outward Edition" limited to only 204 copies signed by Kipling, printed on Japan vellum. This is considered the first edition of this set as it was later reprinted at least six times or more in the years 1898, 1899, 1905 through to 1926. 34 volumes signed by Kipling in volume #34. Most likely a presentation set as no other set has been located signed by Kipling. The first eleven volumes were printed by the The De Vinne Press The later volumes were printed by Scribner Press issued individually shortly after their respective trade appearances throughout Kipling‘s career. In both the first editions and the reprinting, volumes in this set differ widely from the arrangement and illustrations of the Trade and Uniform editions. The present set is beautifully bound by Stikeman & Co. for Charles Scribner’s Sons in a rich 3/4 navy blue crushed morocco over light blue cloth, three raised bands with compartments lettered and decorated in gilt, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Volume number one contains a special preface and introduction not included in any previous edition and two stories not previously collected but included in the serial publication "Bitters Neat". Included within volumes 6, 13, 14, 17, and 20 are first editions of a variety of stories. Volume 20 also includes the first appearance in book form of "The Tabu Tale" which was first printed in the Windsor Magazine. From the library of esteemed Bishop Garfield Bromley Oxnam. A excellent set. [Stewart, p. 560]. FIRST COLLECTED EDITION. Octavo.

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        Original drawing of Dmitry Shostakovich executed in pencil by Alexander Kostomolotsky (1897/8-1975). On art paper, signed with the artist's initials

      . 205 x 149 mm. With the autograph signature of Shostakovich beneath the drawing.. Kostomolotsky also executed drawings of Kabalevsky and other Russian composers; he and Shostakovich were friends. "[Shostakovich] is generally regarded as the greatest symphonist of the mid-20th century, and many of his string quartets, concertos, instrumental and vocal works are also firmly established in the repertory. " David Fanning and Laurel Fay in Grove online

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        Original head-and-shoulders drawing by Alexander Kostomolotsky (1897/8- 1975) of the composer in right profile in black crayon. Undated, but ca. 1945-50. Signed by the artist with initials

      . Sheet size 217 x 153 mm. With the autograph signature of the composer in pencil below the portrait.. "Kabalevsky, like Prokofiev and Shostakovich, wrote a great deal of music for the emerging genre of films with sound... It was during the 1930s that Kabalevsky's style was defined; although Prokofiev served as a model to a certain extent... Kabalevsky's most valuable legacy lies in the field of children's music, not only in terms of the many works he wrote for young performers but also in his development of a system of musical education for children. Some of his children's songs became musical symbols of the Soviet age (Chetvyorka druzhnaya rebyat ('The Band of Four Friends') and Shkol niye godi ('Schooldays') in particular) while several of his numerous instrumental concertos written for young musicians gained worldwide popularity." Dina Grigor yevna Daragan in Grove online Kostomolotsky also executed drawings of other Russian composers, including Shostakovich, with whom he was friends.

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        The Writings in Prose and Verse

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York; (1897-1932) - "The Outward Edition" limited to only 204 copies signed by Kipling, printed on Japan vellum. This is considered the first edition of this set as it was later reprinted at least six times or more in the years 1898, 1899, 1905 through to 1926. 34 volumes signed by Kipling in volume #34. Most likely a presentation set as no other set has been located signed by Kipling. The first eleven volumes were printed by the The De Vinne Press The later volumes were printed by Scribner Press issued individually shortly after their respective trade appearances throughout Kipling?s career. In both the first editions and the reprinting, volumes in this set differ widely from the arrangement and illustrations of the Trade and Uniform editions. The present set is beautifully bound by Stikeman & Co. for Charles Scribner?s Sons in a rich 3/4 navy blue crushed morocco over light blue cloth, three raised bands with compartments lettered and decorated in gilt, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Volume number one contains a special preface and introduction not included in any previous edition and two stories not previously collected but included in the serial publication "Bitters Neat". Included within volumes 6, 13, 14, 17, and 20 are first editions of a variety of stories. Volume 20 also includes the first appearance in book form of "The Tabu Tale" which was first printed in the Windsor Magazine. From the library of esteemed Bishop Garfield Bromley Oxnam. A excellent set. [Stewart, p. 560] Octavo [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Etoiles De Mer

      Paris: H. Simonis Empis, 1897. Paris: H. Simonis Empis, 1897. Circa 1897. Preface by Abel Hermant. Folio, color pictorial wrappers, a little worn at edges. One of 25 numbered and signed copies with 27 seaside cartoons in color. Guillaume was a leading turn of the century caricaturist and painter of French society and theater and advertising poster designer. His works were published in Gil Blas, Le Rire, L'Assiette au Beurre and Le Figaro Illustré. . Color Pictorial Wrappers. About Fine. Illus. by Albert Guillaume. Folio.

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        The Water of the Wondrous Isles

      Hammersmith: The Kelmscott Press, 1897. Hammersmith: The Kelmscott Press,, 1897. Large quarto. Original limp vellum with yapp edges, titles to spine gilt, green silk ties. Elaborate woodcut borders and ornaments entirely designed by William Morris, "except the initial words Whilom & Empty, which were completed from his unfinished designs by R. Catterson-Smith" (Colophon). Text printed in red and black Chaucer type in double columns, with a few lines in Troy type and shoulder-notes in red. Some faint spots to edges of contents, vellum typically bowed. An excellent copy. First edition, one of 250 copies printed on Batchelor hand-made paper out of a limited edition of 256 copies. Morris's prose romance tells of the adventures of a naked heroine, Birdalone, who escapes from the claws of a witch and travels to a series of fantasy lands, including the Isle of Increase Unsought, which holds a critical mirror to Victorian Britain. With the bookplate of soap manufacturer and book collector William Malin Roscoe (1857–1915) designed by Edmund Hort New (1871–1931) in the same year the Kelmscott Press published The Water of the Wondrous Isles. Birmingham Group artist New provided design work for the Kelmscott Press from 1895 and illustrated Mackail's biography of Morris, which was published in 1901.

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        The Physiocrats

      London - Macmillan and Co., 1897. London - Macmillan and Co., 1897 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. %0D%0AA first edition of this collection of seix lectures on the economistes of eighteenth-century France. %0D%0APresentation copy (blindstamp to title page). %0D%0ACondition: %0D%0AIn a cloth binding with motif to front pastedown. Externally, smart, though with some bumping and a few marks. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean, with just a few instances of foxing. Scattered institutional ink stamps throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD. %0D%0A%0D%0A.

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        Dracula Bram Stoker 1897 Archibald

      Archibald Constable and Company, 1897 . This book is in good condition. There is some darkening and wear to the outside boards. There is some wear to the top and bottom of the spine. The "Shoulder of Shasta" ad is present in the back. There is a signature in the front, and no bookplates or markings of any other kind. There is some foxing. This is an early printing of the first edition printed by Archibald and Constable in 1897. A hard to find copy of Stoker's classic work.

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        The Makers of Florence: Dante, Giotto, Savonarola and Their City

      London - Macmillan and Co., 1897. London - Macmillan and Co., 1897 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An illustrated work on the three famous Florentines, in an armorial prize binding. Featuring a tissue-guarded frontispiece. With several illustrated plates and illustrations in the text throughout. With a Birkenhead School prize presentation label to the front pastedown, awarded to H. Ashcroft for Geography, dated 1898. Condition: In a full calf armorial binding. Externally, smart with just some shelfwear and wear to the head of the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Some scattered light foxing prominent to the endpapers and plates. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        The Woodland Life

      William Blackwood and Sons, London and Edinburgh, 1897. First edition, an un-recorded variant of Thomas' most uncommon first book, which is not noted in Eckert, but generally corresponds to the second issue but with cream endpapers, instead of the typical black. 234pp + ii publisher's advertisements. Decorated olive-green buckram lettered in gilt at spine and in black at upper board. Publisher's imprint ("Edinburgh") in gilt to base of spine. Frontispiece. A little spotting and browning to one blank preliminary and some very light occasional spotting throughout. An unusually crisp copy. No dust wrapper, as issued. Thomas' most uncommon first book, comprising eleven essays and a diary covering the period April 1895-April 1896. See Eckert 185-187.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

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        The Acid Sisters

      Olney - Thomas Wright, 1897. Olney - Thomas Wright, 1897 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. An attractive first edition of this collection of poems by Thomas Wright. With a decorative title page printedin green and yellow. Condition: In a cloth covered binding. Externally, very smart. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean. Overall: NEAR FINE.

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        The Works of Joseph Butler, D. C. L

      Oxford - The Clarendon Press, 1897. Oxford - The Clarendon Press, 1897 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A very smart set of the works of Joseph Butler, the English bishop, theologian, apologist, and philosopher. Butler (1692 - 1752) is known, among other things, for his critique of Thomas Hobbes's egoism and John Locke's theory of personal identity. During his life and after his death, Butler influenced many philosophers, including David Hume, Thomas Reid, and Adam Smith. He is most famous for his Fifteen Sermons Preached at the Rolls Chapel (1726) and Analogy of Religion, Natural and Revealed (1736), both of which may be found in these volumes. First edition. An uncommon set that is scarcely found complete. Condition: In full cloth bindings. Externally, excellent with just minor shelfwear only. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean. Neat ink inscription, dated 1969, to front free endpaper of each volume. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        SALESMAN'S ALBUM With 60 PHOTOGRAPHIC IMAGES Of INDIAN MOTORCYCLES

      Springfield, Mass: Ca late 1930s / early 1940s.. Springfield, Mass:. Ca late 1930s / early 1940s.. Images: 6-3/4" x 9-3/8", with 3-4 line captions underneath. Photos mounted back to back with wire rod at top, in flip-frame, all housed in a zipper-closed full leather "Sales-Pac" display portfolio [13-3/4" x 12-1/4"], manufactured by The Heinn Company.. Modest wear to the portfolio - VG+. Photographs - Nr Fine.. This a presumed company-issued production, no doubt targeted for those who already owned an Indian Motorcycle franchise, or generated for traveling company reps, allowing prospective buyers, such as police departments, to view the entire product line. We find no bibliographical record of another such album being offered, and believe the album to have been produced in limited numbers. & & This visual offering begins with the Indian Thirty-Fifty, Model 540. The grouping of photos include the models and new features of each cycle available. Some have been airbrushed to delete the backgrounds and insure a faithful representation. These include the: Model 337-Standard Indian Y Chief; Model 637-Standard Sport Scout 45; Model 437-Sport Indian Four; Model 537-Indian Junior Scout; Model 237- Standard Indian Scout 45. Next are the photographs showing the special models for that year (with the above models being factory direct). They include; Indian Police Special Seventy-four; Police Special Indian Four; Indian Four (model 441 with four-cylinder air-cooled in-line engine"); Indian Chief Seventy-four (Model 341); Standard Body Indian Dispatch Car; Large Body Indian Dispatch Car; Indian Thirty-fifty (Model 540); Indian Sport Scout 45 (Model 641); Indian Thirty-fifty (Model 541); Side Van Commercial Indian Motorcycle; Indian Police Car; Indian Dispatch Tow Model DT-27; Indian Dispatch Tow Model DT-33; Indian Dispatch Tow Model DT-29, etc. The DT models are all three-wheel vehicles for either police use or delivery companies. Many of the remainder of the photographs show Indian Motorcycles in use, with numerous pictures of various police departments that had adopted Indians for their use. Some of the police departments include Denver Police Department, Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Iowa Highway Patrol, Illinois State Highway Maintenance Police, New York City Police, Pennsylvania State Highway Patrol. Massachusetts State Police. In the mid- 30s Indian was in fierce competition with Harley-Davidson to provide police departments across the county with motorcycles. Also included are various transformations of the Dispatch Models including a fine one of a fleet of the custom built DTs for the Biltmore Florist of Los Angeles. There is also an armored Indian with armored side car (with two police officers seated and machine guns jutting out the front), another full page photograph of a fleet or armored motorcycles in Peru, and one racing photograph and one rally photograph& & The "Indian Motorcycle Co.", represented visually herein by a birds-eye view of their factory in Springfield, MA, was originally founded as the Hendee Manufacturing Company by George M. Hendee in 1897, manufacturing bicycles. Carl Oscar Hedstrom joined in 1900. Both Hendee & Hedstrom were former bicycle racers and manufacturers, and they teamed up to produce a motorcycle with a 1.75 bhp, single-cylinder engine; this was accomplished in Hendee's home town of Springfield. The bike was successful and sales increased dramatically during the next decade. In 1901, a prototype and two production units of the diamond framed Indian Single were successfully designed, built & tested. The first Indian motorcycles, having chain drives and streamlined styling, were sold to the public in 1902. In 1903, Indian's cofounder and chief engineer Oscar Hedstrom set the world motorcycle speed record (56 mph). The Scout and Chief V-twins, introduced in the early 1920s, became the Springfield firm's most successful models. Designed by Charles B. Franklin, the middleweight Scout and larger Chief shared a 42-degree V- twin engine layout. Both models gained a reputation for strength and reliability. In 1930, Indian merged with Du Pont Motors. DuPont Motors founder E. Paul DuPont ceased production of duPont automobiles and concentrated the company's resources on Indian. Models of that era had Indian's famous head-dress logo on the gas tank. Indian's huge Springfield factory was known as the Wigwam, and native American imagery was much used in advertising. In 1940, Indian sold nearly as many motorcycles as its major rival, Harley-Davidson. At the time, Indian represented the only true American-made heavyweight cruiser alternative to Harley-Davidson. [Wiki]. & & Indian's most popular models were the Scout, made from 1920 to 1946, and the Chief, made from 1922 to 1953. Unfortunately, the company went bankrupt in 1953. Today, the vintage cycle enjoys much popularity amongst enthusiasts, with models from the era displayed herein being offered for 5-figure sums. & & A fascinating and well-preserved original photograph album, which visually documents the late 30s / early 40s Indian Motorcycle company, & its impressive product line, as existed during the company's heyday.

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