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        Catalogue Général Des Manuscrits Des Bibliothèques Publiques De France. Départements - Tomes XXXII, XXXIII. Besançon. Tome I, II-1ère Partie et Tome II-2ème Partie

      Paris: Librairie Plon. Paris: Librairie Plon. Halfcloth with Marbled Bds. In 3 vols. Tome I: Manuscrits de la bibliothèque de Besançon, (1897), xxxv + 1015 pp. 1296 nos. Tome II-1ère partie: Manuscrits de la bibliothèque de Besançon, collection Granvelle (pp.1-403, 103 nos) et collection Chiflet (pp.404-711, 208 nos), (1900). Tome II-2nde partie: pp.713-1471, (1904). Manuscrits de la bibliothèque de Besançon, collection Droz (pp.714-743, 74 nos), Fonds de l'académie (pp.744-797, 53 nos), collection Dunand, Baverel, Paris, Duvernoy. Table générale (pp.978-1471). .

      [Bookseller: Frits Knuf Antiquarian Books]
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        Ashantee

      Bln., S. Fischer 1897.. Bln., S. Fischer 1897.. 4 Bll., 204 S. Ln. d. Zt. m. goldgeprägt. Rückentit. Der seltene illustr. Orig.-Umschlag (Vorder- u. Rückendeckel) sind miteingebunden. - (Collection Fischer, 2) EA. W.- G.² 2; Giebisch-G. 78; Kat. "Jugend in Wien", Marbach 299 - Erste Ausgabe von Altenbergs zweiter Buchveröffentlichung. Der Band ist benannt nach einem "Negerdorf" (Ashanti), das im Wiener Prater längere Zeit mit "lebendem Inventar" zur Besichtigung aufgestellt worden war. Eines der Themen des Buches ist die Verherrlichung der Freiheit, die der Naturmensch genießt, den Altenberg oftmals, ihn in bewußten Gegensatz zur Gesellschaft und ihren traditionellen Formen stellend, dominieren läßt. Altenberg faßt sich als Mittler zwischen den Kulturen auf, als eine Art Katalysator der Verständigung, die ihm, nicht zuletzt durch das Erlebnis des Eros mit den schwarzen Schönen, bereits zur Selbstverständlichkeit geworden ist. Darüber hinaus will er die Sitten der Ashanti zeigen, die ihm entgegen der Zeitmeinung moralischer, weil ursprünglicher und unverfälschter erscheinen, als die der zivilisierten Gesellschaft (C. Schaefer). Der seltene illustr. Orig.-Umschlag, der erste im S. Fischer Verlag und einer der etsten illustrierten Umschlage überhaupt zeigt zwei Ashanti-Frauen.

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        Thomas Bates and the Kirklevington Shorthorns. A Contribution to the History of Pure Durham Cattle

      G : in good plus condition without dust jacket. Corners bumped. Contents clean and tight - occasional pages uncut Large paper edition Brown decorated gilt hardback cloth cover 260mm x 180mm (10" x 7"). 513pp. Copiously illustrated with 6 tissue-guarded plates, 2 maps, folding tables and numerous vignettes.

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        Following The Equator, A Journey Around The World - 1st Edition

      Hartford, CT: The American Publishing Company. Near Fine. 1897. First Edition; First Printing. Cloth. First Edition, original blue cloth with front cover plate and bright, gilt decorated spine, a barely noticeable trifle of sunlight to spine, foxing to frontispiece tissue guard with offsetting to title, else a solid Fine copy. BAL 3451. Single (Hartford) imprint without mention of Doubleday & McClure as preferenced by Johnson, p 88, terminal fly-leaf, signature mark 11 on page 161 without priority given; Twain, in his fifth and final travel book, identifies himself as the narrator Mark Twain and tells of his world-wide expedition while on a lecture tour in 1895-1896. He primarily concentrated on his travels in India, Australia, and South Africa. Twain's daughter Suzy, who was twenty-four, had just died, and it was hoped that the lecture tour might bouy Twain's spirits, as well as improve his financial position, as he had recently suffered several financial losses .

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        EncyclopEdia of Sport

      London: Lawrence & Bullen, 1897 & 1898. First edition. 2 vols., 4to. 38 full-page plates and many in text. x, 632;v, [ii], 655, [1] pp. Bound in three quarter red morocco, gilt spines with emblematic tooling of a horses head, leaping trout, board's head and hunting horns at the corners, t.e.g., by Bickers & Sons, Leicester Square. Bookplate of St. Paul's School and Winthrop Cowdin, small blindstamp on title page. Very good attractive set, some foxing

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        Química Industrial y Agrícola. Tratado teórico-práctico para uso de los físicos, químicos, ingenieros, industriales, fabricantes, productores químicos, agricultores, tintoreros, escuelas de arte y manufacturas de artes y oficios. Traducido del alemán y aumentado en lo conveniente a los españoles por Francisco Nacente y Soler.

      Barcelona, José Romá, 1897. - Tres volúmenes en folio.; 800 pp.+ 796 pp.y Atlas: 20 pp. y 193 láminas. Texto impreso a dos columnas. Encuadernación original en tela estampada, en excelente estado,salvo por una mancha antigua de humedad en el plano posterior del tomo primero.

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        The African Millionaire. Episodes in the Life of the Illustrious Colonel Clay

      Grant Richards, London, 1897. First Edition, first printing of this elusive Queen's Quorum title. 317pp + ii publisher's catalogue at rear. Ribbed green cloth gilt lettered and handsomely decorated. With sixty-six drawings in the text. Top edge gilt, others rough-trimmed. Half-title and rear endpaper lightly browned and with a tiny dealer plate to front pastedown. Cloth lightly chafed at head and base of spine and several other extremities and with the occasional light blemish to leaf margins. A very good copy. Twelve stories featuring Colonel Clay "the first important rogue in short crime fiction who is the hero, not a subsidiary character, villain or anti-hero" - Encyclopaedia of Mystery and Detection.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

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        The Novels of

      London: Downey and Company Limited,, 1897. 37 volumes, octavo ( 220 x 150 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. Occasional spotting to pages, green title labels to spine faded on some volumes and most with slight discolouration to them, bindings showing light shelf wear mostly to corners and lower spine end, else a very attractive set with wonderful shelf presence. Limited De Luxe Edition, number 45 out of 100. Volume one has an autograph letter signed by Lever tipped in before the general title.

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        The Life of Nelson The Embodiment of the Sea Power of Great Britain

      First Edition by Little Brown, and Company, Boston: 1897. Recently rebound in 1/2 light brown leather over marbled paper covered boards with matching marbled endsheets. The spines have five raised bands each with dark brown leather titles in two compartments with gilt text . The text blocks for both volumes are in near fine condition with the top edges of the text blocks gilt. Volume I has a early prior owner's name and inscription on the second free end paper. Volume I contains 454 pages and volume II contains 427 pages including an index. Illustrated with 19 portraits in both volumes, 10 maps in volume I and 10 maps in volume II, two of which fold-out. An extremely handsome set by one of the most revered American naval historians.

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        Spenser's Faerie Queene, a Poem in Six Books with the Fragment Mutabilitie

      London; 1897, [i.e. 1894-1897]: George Allen & Unwin, 1897. Limited to 1000 copies for America and England, In six volumes edited by Thomas J. Wise and beautifully illustrated by Walter Crane, with full page and double page illustrations and wonderful illustrated head and tail pieces. Bound from the original 19 parts with the original pictorial salmon wraps bound in white pictorial gilt cloth lettered in red, spine lettering red. top edges gilt all others uncut, finger soiling to covers, spine darkened. A marvelous production of the first appearance of Crane's famed woodcut illustrations.. Quarto.

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        Hstoire Du 4e Régiment De Cuirassiers - 1643-1897

      LAhure Imprimeur, Paris 1897 - MANDRES (colonel de) Histoire Du 4e Régiment De Cuirassiers - 1643-1897 - préface du colonel L. Moulins Rochefort-Paris Lahure imprimeur -1897 - 2 volumes grand in 4° de 439 et 269 pages - ouvrage orné de 2 frontispices, de nombreux documents dans le texte en noir, de 17 planches à pleine-page ou hors-texte en noir, de 57 planches en couleurs : dont 40 de cavaliers et 17 d'étendarts - 6 cartes en couleurs sur double -page en fin d'ouvrage - Reliure signée de STERN, demi-chagrin maroqu complet - bon état -FRAIS de PORT DONNES à TITIRE INDICATIF par le site) ETABLIS, AJUSTES en fonction du POIDS, VALEUR et DESTINATION (variable selon PAYS) DE L'OUVRAGE, envoi en RECOMMANDE dès 40€---- ici poids 7 kgr 100 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Poèmes des Mois: Almanach pour 1898 par les Poètes de "l'Effort." Avec treize grandes lettres ornées, dessinées par Elie Clavel et Edmond [Edmund] Dulac, gravées par Vincenot.

      [Toulouse: Bibliothèque de "l'Effort", 1897] - Scarce. First Edition. According to Hughey 1, ".contains probably the first published art work of Edmund Dulac." Oblong octavo - about 6 x 7" (15.5 x 18cm). Bound in the publisher's original cream paper wrappers (watermarked with a repeating daisy design) with a decorative letter printed in purple and red and purple lettering to the front (repeating the black and white title page) and with red lettering to the spine. 61pp. Printed at l'Imprimerie Vialelle et Perry, rue de May, 1, Toulouse. A small almanac published by the Toulouse Symbolist magazine "l'Effort" with a short poem for each month and decorated with 13 pictorial initials in blank and white (each with an attractive Art Nouveau design of a woman) - one for each month (6 by Dulac and 6 by Clavel) and one to the title page by Clavel (repeated on the cover in purple), engraved by Vincenot. Includes the poems: La Pauvreté by Maurice Magre, Crépuscule de Février by Gabriel Tallet, L'Invite by Elie Clavel, La Nuit (Fragments) by Fernand Pradel, Aube and Crépuscule by Marie et Jacques Nervat [pseudonyms of Marie (née Causeé) and Dr. Antoine-Paul Chabaneix], Néére by Raymond Marival, Fiançailles d'Été by Jean Viollis [pseudonym of Henri d'Ardenne de Tizac], Églogue d'Août by Emmanuel Delbousquet, Septembre by Charles Guérin, Despèloucade by Marc Lafargue, Toussaint by Georges Bidache, and Enfance by André Magre. Fair+ Condition - Wrappers browned and somewhat soiled with chips, denting, and short tears along edges, spine quite worn with a tear down the center and many smaller tears (but with lettering still legible), pages browned with corners rounded/chipped, page edges chipped with occasional short tears, text block is holding together but cracking in places, two leaves almost completely detached, an occasional light smudge or small mark. A delicate and browned but complete copy of a scarce item. Reference: Hughey 1. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Bird's-Eye View of the Borough of Brooklyn

      Brooklyn.: Brooklyn Daily Eagle.. 1897.. Bird's eye view map / poster, sheet 23 3/4 x 36 1/2 inches. Professionally mounted on linen: map was folded with fold splits and one tear at upper edge, all now visible only on close examination. A panoramic view looking from the northwest with the Navy Yard and downtown Brooklyn in the foreground, reaching as far as Seagate and Coney Island at the right horizon. The Post Office and Eagle Building are named, along with various parks and cemeteries. The smoke stacks and church steeples together with the masted ships at the docks contrast with the extensive unpopulated areas to paint a picture of a vibrant and growing community. Signed by the artist George Welch in lower image. .

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        "WAR OF THE WORLDS, THE" In: THE COSMOPOLITAN: A MONTHLY ILLUSTRATED MAGAZINE

      Irvington-on-the-Hudson, NY: The Cosmopolitan,. April-December 1897 (volume 22, number 6-volume 24, number 2). original tan wrappers printed in red and back.. Wrappers (printed in pulpy paper) are worn and/or lightly chipped at. spine ends and worn, frayed and/or lightly chipped along overlapping. fore and bottom edges, a few issues have soiling and/or mild stains. to covers, still, this is a very good set overall (some issues closer. to fine, several closer to good), the interiors, printed on high-. quality coated stock which renders the artwork and type in high. detail, are mostly fine, a couple of minor soil marks noted in one. issue. The serial in either COSMOPOLITAN or PEARSON magazine is. usually found in bound up volumes, neither is common as separate. numbers in their original paper wrappers. (#118677). These nine issues of THE COSMOPOLITAN contain the complete American serial publication of "The War of the Worlds," a classic scientific romance, desirable for the many illustrations by Warwick Goble embedded in elaborate wraparound text layouts that were possible in this larger (6 3/4" x 9 1/2") physical format -- vis a vis a smaller octavo book format. This serialized version features a total of fifty-seven unique illustrations by Goble (several are used more than once) -- far more than the fifteen selected for the first U.S. edition (New York: Harper, 1898). (The first edition [London: Heinemann, 1898] had no illustrations.) A must for the serious collector of Wells, interplanetary fiction, future war fiction, the early scientific romance, early visualizations of sf motifs -- a classic such as this marks the intersection of many important categories, not to mention some that are less often connected with it, such as the vampire motif (the aliens use long mechanical tentacles to suck the blood out of human bodies). THE COSMOPOLITAN serial ran simultaneously with its British counterpart in PEARSON'S MAGAZINE.

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        Clipped Signature

      1897. unbound. A late-in-life, dark, bold signature "G. Verdi" on a 2" x 1" slip of paper, without exotic flourish, circa 1895 - 1900 with outstanding contrast. Mounting traces on verso; otherwise fine condition. One of the greatest Italian opera composers of the Romantic era whose works include "Rigoletto," "Aida," and "Falstaff.

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        DICTIONNAIRE DE CHIMIE PURE ET APPLIQUEE, 9 VOLUMES (INCOMPLET)

      HACHETTE 1897 - R260167856: Environ 700 à 800 pages par volumes. Dos de cuir rouge, titres et filets dorés. Papier bordeaux et blanc sur les plats frottés. Nombreuses illustrations en noir et blanc dans le texte sur 2 colonnes. Etiquettes et tampons de bibliothèque. Manque le Tome I, 2e partie. C-G et manque les 4 autres volumes du deuxième supplément. Brûlures au dos de 3 des volumes. Epidermures. Coiffes frottées. Tome I, 1re partie: A-B. Tome II, 1re partie: H-P. Tome II, 2e partie: P-St. Tome III: S-Z. / Supplément 1: A-F. Supplément, 2 : G-Z. / Deuxième supplément 1 : A-B, Deuxième supplément 2 : C, Deuxième supplément 3 : D-E. In-8 Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Coins frottés. Dos abîmé. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 540-Chimie et sciences connexes [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LA CHASSE EN FRANCE.

      1897 - Paris, Librairie Furne, Jouvet et Cie, sans date [1897]. Grand in-8 (208 X 293) percaline rouge de l'éditeur illustrée sur le premier plat d'une grande plaque polychrome et dorée de Paul SOUZE d'après un dessin de Paul de Sémant, plats bisautés, dos lisse orné du titre en grandes lettres dorées et d'un décor spécial à motif de cor de chasse et tête de cervidé, rosace à froid au second plat, tranches dorées (ENGEL REL.) ; (1) f. blanc, (3) ff. de faux-titre, frontispice et titre, 443 pages, (1) f. Infimes traces de frottements et taches claires au cartonnage, sans gravité. ÉDITION ORIGINALE de cet ouvrage illustré de 122 gravures en noir dans le texte d'après les dessins de Jules Didier, Gélibert, Gridel, Ch. Jacques, Malher, Oudart, etc., etc. (Thiébaud, 277, qui ne signale pas l'existence de la reliure éditeur). BEL EXEMPLAIRE, au corps d'ouvrage en parfait état, conservé dans son magnifique cartonnage éditeur orné d'une grande plaque polychrome et dorée de Paul SOUZE, condition peu commune. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Faerie Queen

      Westminster: Archibald Constable & Co,, 1897-00. Edited from the Original Editions of 1590 and 1596 with an Introduction and Glossary by Kate M. Warren. 6 volumes, octavo (172 × 105 mm). Finely bound in near-contemporary red quarter morocco with pink cloth sides and a gilt rules, spines gilt-tooled with an art nouveau floral design and titles direct, attractive green and gilt florally patterned endpapers and top edges gilt. Frontispiece to each volume: three portrait frontispieces of Spenser and three photographic frontispieces of Spenser-related places in Ireland. Spines a little sunned, corners nicked; an entirely sound set in excellent condition. A lovely set of Spenser's Faerie Queene; the first edition to be edited by literary scholar and anthologist Kate M. Warren, using the original editions of 1590 and 1596, with an introduction and glossary to each book. Volume one bears the presentation bookplate for the Birmingham Oratory school prize (for which this set was likely bound) to "T. Fitzherbert-Brockholes, Fifth Form Prize, Midsummer 1913, [Father] John Norris". Thomas Fitzherbert-Brockholes, born 1887, died, less than two years after receiving this school prize book, from wounds after the Battle of Neuve Chapelle, on Sunday 14th March 1915, which was Mothering Sunday, if Spenser's own lines, "and whenas death shall all the world subdue, / our love shall live, and later life renew" (Amoretti #75), do not make this poignant enough. A very attractive and affecting copy.

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        Apercu des Chemins de fer Russes depuis L'Origine Jusqu'en 1892. Atlas et Texte

      Paul Weissenbruch., Bruxelles. 1897 - Good-. Ex-library; usual stamps and markings. Dark red half morocco leather and cloth binding. Edges of covers rubbed. Gilt lettering to spine. Endpapers toned. French language text. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        EncyclopEdia of Sport

      London: Lawrence & Bullen, 1897 & 1898 London: Lawrence & Bullen, 1897 & 1898. First edition. 2 vols., 4to. 38 full-page plates and many in text. x, 632;v, [ii], 655, [1] pp. Bound in three quarter red morocco, gilt spines with emblematic tooling of a horses head, leaping trout, board's head and hunting horns at the corners, t.e.g., by Bickers & Sons, Leicester Square. Bookplate of St. Paul's School and Winthrop Cowdin, small blindstamp on title page. Very good attractive set, some foxing

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        L'Aristenete français. 2 volumes.

      Paris, L. Conquet 1897 - Edition illustrée de cinquante compositions de Durand, gravées par Champollion. Tirage limité à 150 exemplaires numérotés. Celui-ci (N°93) sur vélin du Marais. Paris, L. Conquet - 1897 - 210 et 230 pages. Très belle reliure demi chagrin prune à coins signée Carayon. Dos à nerfs richement orné et doré. Tête dorée sur témoins. Non rogné. Couvertures conservées. Filet doré bordant les plats. Petit frottement sur un bord. Pas de rousseur. Très bon état. Format in-12°(16x11). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Victorious Life - dedication by author

      London: James Nisbet & Co, 1897.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 208 pages, contents are tight and clean, aged with a tanning to page borders, some spotting to end papers with a few further random spots but nothing excessive. Inscription / dedication to ffep from the author to his friend, further inscription from recipient detailing Rev. Peploe's death ( please see pictures ). Dark green cloth boards show some stains and rubbing but still in pretty good condition, binding is good and tight.

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        How to Tell a Story and Other Essays

      New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers. 1897. First. First edition, first printing with page 187 uncorrected. Two pages of advertisements in the rear including George Du Maurier's Peter Ibbetson and Trilby. Brick red cloth decorated in gilt. Top edge gilt. Contemporary owner's gift inscription in pencil on the front fly, a stain on the top corners of cloth and pages (not affecting text), spine ends lightly worn, else very good minus. Contains "How to Tell a Story," "In Defence of Harriet Shelley," "Fenimore Cooper's Literary Offences," "Travelling With a Reformer," "Private History of the 'Jumping Frog' Story," "Mental Telegraphy Again," "What Paul Bourget Thinks of Us," and "A Little Note to M. Paul Bourget." .

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        CAPTAINS COURAGEOUS": A STORY OF THE GRAND BANKS

      New York: Century, 1897. First American Edition. Hardcover. One of the plates has a jagged closed tear just entering the image; name of previous owner on front free endpaper. Bright, tight, just about Fine copy. W. Taber. In original decorated green cloth ornamented in red, gold, and green with gilt lettering. Livingston 138. Kipling's first American novel and one of the greatest novels of adventures on the sea, with some variations in text from the English edition published earlier the same year. Illustrated with 21 full-page black-and-white plates by W. Taber. Laid in is a 4-page flyer advertising the book and reproducing one of the illustrations, a scarce piece of Kipling ephemera.

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        Original Art: Veiled King on Throne Surrounded by Nymphs and Soldiers

      1897. Original art. Watercolor. Image matted to approximately 13.25" x 17.5". Framed. Signed lower right: "A.C. 97." Matted in tan suede (preserving the worn, yellow silk matte below). A couple of light scratches on the image, still fine. A wonderful and haunting image of a veiled king on his thrown, surrounded by diaphanously clad (or altogether unclad) serving women. Born and trained in France, Castaigne came to America where he was active in San Francisco until the earthquake, then moved to New York where he was a prolific illustrator for both magazines and books, particularly those published by the Century Company. Perhaps his best known illustrations are the striking two-page illustrations in the American edition of Gaston Leroux's Phantom of the Opera. .

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        Illustriertes 'Tagebuch des Kadetten Paul v. Altrock' (Deckeltitel), geführt auf den Karibik-Reisen mit der S.M.S. Charlotte in den Jahren 1897/98 und der S.M.S. Moltke in den Jahren 1898/99. Eingetragen in das vorgedruckte 'Tagebuch', das in Kiel von Paul Toeche, 'Hofbuchhändler Seiner Königl. Hoheit des Prinzen Heinrich von Preussen', verlegt wurde. Enthält auf den ersten 46 S. Eintragungen in die vorgedruckten Tabellen, 28 S. sind unbeschrieben, dem folgt der eigentliche Textteil auf 101 S., mit zahlreichen farbigen Illustrationen im Text und 2 ganzseitigen Karten, 45 S. sind unbeschrieben und am Ende noch einmal 15 S. nur mit Illustrationen versehen. Saubere, gleichmäßige Schrift in brauner Tinte auf liniertem Papier, Blattgröße 27 x 22

      - Halbleder-Band der Zeit mit handschriftlichem Titelschild (Rücken und Kanten berieben), Folio. Die tabellarischen Eintragungen beginnen im April 1897, nachdem die S.M.S. Charlotte nach einer Grundüberholung wieder aktiviert worden war, im Hafen von Kiel und an der Marineakademie und -schule und betreffen 'Cours und Distance', die Position, das Wetter sowie die wichtigsten Tätigkeiten und Vorkommnisse ("Kadetten an Bord", "Anker gelichtet", "Schießübungen", "Jacht Hella abgeschleppt", "ihre Majestäten die Kaiserinnen trafen ein" - nach den Übungen in der Ostsee begleitete das Schiff das Kaiserpaar nach Kronstadt und nahm im August an den Herbstmanövern teil, "Beginn der Manöver", "Geburtstag Ihrer Majestät der Kaiserin", "Kommandant und Offiziere zur Audienz beim Präsidenten", "Key West verlassen", "kriegerische Aktion gegen Haiti"(November 1897) etc. und schließlich "Examen in der Marineakademie" und "Heimatbeurlaubung nach Berlin"). Die Reise mit der S.M.S. Charlotte, die 1886 als letztes Segelkriegsschiff mit Maschinenhilfsantrieb der Kaiserlichen Marine in Betrieb genommen worden war, führte vom Heimathafen Kiel zunächst in die Flensburger Föhrde und zurück, dann nach Karlskrona, Libau, Baltischport, Petersburg und zurück zu den Herbstmanövern in der Ostsee und am Ende über die Nordsee und den Atlantik nach Madeira, Las Palmas, Porto Grande, St. Thomas, Port au Prince, wo wegen eines diplomatischen Zwischenfalls das Schiff schon in Gefechtsbereitschaft versetzt wurde, nach Havanna, Key West und über den Nordatlantik zurück nach Kiel. Die Reise mit der Kreuzerfregatte S.M.S. Moltke begann ebenfalls im Kieler Hafen, führte nach Bergen und wieder zurück, um dann durch den Kaiser Wilhelm Kanal, über die Nordsee nach Plymouth, Lisabon, Las Palmas, Barbados, Trinidad, St. Lucia, St. Thomas, Puerto Rico, Port au Prince, Jamaika, die Azoren, Cienfuegos, Venezuela, Fayal und Vlissingen zu führen. Der ausführliche Textteil enthält zunächst 'Allgemeines über Logbuchführung', 'Eintritt in die Kaiserliche Marine am 7. April 1897', und die Besatzungsliste, und dann die ausführlichen, nahezu täglichen Eintragungen. Aufschlussreich und interessant ist dabei die Mischung aus detaillierten technischen, militärischen und nautischen Informationen, wie etwa über die Ausrüstung des Schiffes, die Abläufe von Schießübungen oder komplizierten nautischen Manövern, die Aufgaben der Besatzung etc. und persönlichen Betrachtungen ("Als wir am nächsten Morgen erwachten, schien die Sonne freundlich durch unsere Luken", "Heute strürzte ein Schiffsjunge aus der Takelage ins Wasser ohne indessen schwere Verletzungen zu erhalten", "Der Kommandant hielt über Westindien einen Vortrag, dem ich mit großem Interesse folgte", "Der Kommandant sagte einige Worte über den desertierten Matrosen Neumann", Landausflüge ("den heutigen Urlaub benutzten wir dazu die Tabaksfabrik von Bock (in Havanna) zu besichtigen, fanden sie aber leider geschlossen"), Versuche einen Hai zu fangen ("Sein Fleisch wird nur von Negern gegessen"), den Besuch des Kaisers an Bord etc.). Die Illustrationen zeigen Schiffe, denen man unterwegs und in Häfen begegnete, Schemata von nautischen Manövern, Flaggen, Seekarten, Küstenlinien, Geschützteile, Ankerbefestigungen, eine hydraulische Bremse, Hafeneinfahrten etc. In regelmäßigen Abständen finden sich Noten und Bemerkungen der Vorgesetzten, die die ausführlichen Aufzeichnungen offensichtlich genauestens und kritisch lasen. Auf der Reise mit der S.M.S. Charlotte häufig gezeichnet 'vR' (d.i. wohl der Kadettenoffizier Freiherr von Rössing) und vielfach auch 'Th' (wohl der Kommandant August Carl Thiele selbst), mit Kommentaren wie "Gut", "Sehr rege Phantasie", "Mühe auch in den Zeichnungen ist nicht zu erkennen", "Bei den Zeichnungen ein Fortschritt". In seinen Aufzeichnungen zu der "kriegerischen Aktion gegen Haiti" schreibt von Altrock am 2. Dezember 1897, nachdem aus Berlin der Befehl eingetroffen war, dass sich Schiffe "unverzüglich nach Haiti zu b [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Idearium español. La conquista del reino de maya por el último conquistador español Pío Cid

      Est. Tip. "Sucesores de Rivadeneyra", Madrid 1897 - Holandesa de época con tejuelo 163-379 pags. 1ª Ediciones. 2 obras encuadernadas en un volumen [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Liza of Lambeth.

      London: T. Fisher Unwin 1897 - First edition, second impression (with "Second Edition" on the title page), 8vo, (vi), 242, (6 advertisement) pp, new endpapers neatly inserted, original light green cloth, gilt title and decoration to upper cover, some marking, else a well preserved copy of a scarce book. Stott A1a.

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        Maxim aerial Torpedo. A new system of throwing high exposives from ordnance, and some recent improvements in smokeless powders

      Lon., 1897.. b/w photographic frontispiece, b/w plates. Hudson Maxim was the brother of Hiram (Maxim machine gun) and a developer of modern smokeless powder and other high explosives, the rights to which he eventually sold to Dupont. In this work, apparently published privately, his “aerial torpedoes” are essentially giant naval guns charged with his new smokeless powder, designed to shoot massive shells (up to 1000 pounds) loaded with gun cotton. The photographic frontispiece shows partially burned particles of smokeless powder. The pages are printed on recto only. Text and illustrations are precise, technical, yet still understandable - as Hudson, with rigorous logic, frames his airtight argument for smokeless powder and aerial torpedoes. With the bookplate of Wican Library on the front pastedown, their blindstamp in the lower corner of the title page, small ink stamp on the verso, and no other markings. Bound in blue cloth with gold cover and spine lettering. Light wear to spine ends. Most unusual.

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        Clipped Signature

      1897 - One of the greatest Italian opera composers of the Romantic era whose works include "Rigoletto," "Aida," and "Falstaff." A late-in-life, dark, bold signature "G. Verdi" on a 2" x 1" slip of paper, without exotic flourish, circa 1895 - 1900 with outstanding contrast. Mounting traces on verso; otherwise fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Colonel Bogey's Sketch Book etc

      longmans Green & Co., London 1897 - Oblong 4to. Pp 44. Illustrations. Original cloth spined, glazed, pictorial boards. Worn, scratched and marked, front and back. One gathering loose and creased. Internally fingered. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Life of Nelson The Embodiment of the Sea Power of Great Britain

      First Edition Recently rebound in 1/2 light brown leather over marbled paper covered boards with matching marbled endsheets. The spines have five raised bands each with dark brown leather titles in two compartments with gilt text . The text blocks for both volumes are in near fine condition with the top edges of the text blocks gilt. Volume I has a early prior owner's name and inscription on the second free end paper. Volume I contains 454 pages and volume II contains 427 pages including an index. Illustrated with 19 portraits in both volumes, 10 maps in volume I and 10 maps in volume II, two of which fold-out. An extremely handsome set by one of the most revered American naval historians.Our code number = TB20126

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        Autograph Letter Signed, in German on a government postcard, Kimberly, South Africa, March 22, 1897

      Koch writes to the Director of the Royal Health Authority Councilor Kohler in Berlin. In full, "I was lucky to get last minute tickets for passage on the German East Africa line's "Admiral," and I will depart from Durban on March 28. I will take the liberty to send you cards along the way from each of the countries we have to pass, in accordance with your request. Unfortunately, they do not have picture postcards yet, culture has not reached them yet...." Signed, "R. Koch." Slight water staining on right margin text but words remain easily readable.

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        Karl Lueger - Josef Strobach - Josef Neumayer. Gruppenbild der Wiener Bürgermeister mit eigenh. Signaturen.

      (Wien 1897 - Originalfotografie auf Fotografenkarton. (Wien um 1897). 16 x 24 (Passepartoutausschnitt). 32 x 40 cm. Sehr seltenes Dokument der Wiener Politik um 1900. 1897 war Lueger (1844-1910) endgültig zum Bürgermeister gewählt worden. Hier mit seinem Vorgänger Strobach (1852-1905, der auch als Buchhändler tätig gewesen ist) und seinem Nachfolger (1844-1923). Brustbild eines anonymen Fotografen der christlich-sozialen Kommunalpolitiker, die auf dem Passeparoutkarton in Tinte eigenh. voll signieren. Bild tadellos, zwei Kartonecken mit Knickspuren

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        The Chariot of the Flesh

      Lawrence and Bullen, UK 1897 - London, Lawrence & Bullen, 1897. Hardback first edition and first impression. The book is near fine with an owner's name to title page, an embossed rectory stamp to FFEP. Boards very nice, with light edge wear. A nice copy. Page block in excellent condition. Signed by the author without inscription. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hyraxia Books. ABA, PBFA]
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        The African Millionaire. Episodes in the Life of the Illustrious Colonel Clay

      Grant Richards, London, 1897. First Edition, first printing of this elusive Queen's Quorum title. 317pp + ii publisher's catalogue at rear. Ribbed green cloth gilt lettered and handsomely decorated. With sixty-six drawings in the text. Top edge gilt, others rough-trimmed. Half-title and rear endpaper lightly browned and with a tiny dealer plate to front pastedown. Cloth lightly chafed at head and base of spine and several other extremities and with the occasional light blemish to leaf margins. A very good copy. Twelve stories featuring Colonel Clay "the first important rogue in short crime fiction who is the hero, not a subsidiary character, villain or anti-hero" - Encyclopaedia of Mystery and Detection.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

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        Nouvelle Imitation de la Très Sainte Vierge

      (Dijon: Marchet & Roux, 1897). 191pp. This elegant book of prayers to the Virgin Mary is illustrated with an engraved frontispiece of the nativity. Printed by Firmin-Didot in black and red with red rules. Gilt floral decoration on the interior with blue and gold pastedowns. Some minor creasing to several leaves along fore-edge; one page has a 1/2-inch tear to outer margin. Nearly fine overall, bound in contemporary blue morocco with elaborate gilt border decorations on covers and turn-ins. A.e.g. A rare miniature, unrecorded in all reference sources, and in a handsome binding. (3 1/16 by 2 1/4; 78x57mm).

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        Dracula

      London, Westminster, Archibald Constable and Company. 1897., 1897. First edition. No ads. Octavo. [i-vii], viii-ix, [1], 2-390, [blank]. Bookplate. Occasional marking, recased and repaired to spine. Very good. Original publisher's yellow cloth, blocked and lettered in red. New endpapers. Soiling to boards as usually seen. Spine neatly repaired to extremities. Internally clean with a repair to page 9 as the result of careless edge opening. Spotting to page edges. Overall a presentable copy of a first edition of the most famous of all vampire novels. Housed in clamshell box.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Der Tempel Ta-chüeh-sy (Tempel des grossen Erkennens) bei Peking

      Berlin, Asher, 1897.. Mit 87 Textabb. und 12 Tafeln (davon 8 in Photolithographie und 4 in Photogravure). 4 Bll., 34 S., 1 Bl. Flexible illustr. OHLwd. 31,5 x 24,5 cm. Heinrich Hildebrand (1855-1925) lebte von 1891 bis 1908 in China und war für die Schantung-Eisenbahn-Gesellschaft in Tsingtau tätig. An früher Architektur interessiert gelang Hildebrand wohl mit vorliegendem Werk die erste detaillierte Vermessung eines historischen Gebäudes in China. - Vorderdeckel angestaubt. Mit interessantem Exlibris Max Schittke und kl. Besitzstempel Dr. Rühle.

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        Gold and Silver : an Elementary Treatise on Bimetallism / by James Henry Hallard

      London : Rivington, Percival 1897 - Physical desc. : x, [2], 122 p ; 22 cm. Subject: Bimetallism. Fine copy in the original title-blocked cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 1 Kg. 122 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        OLD GLORY" ... THE FLAG OF OUR COUNTRY. A SUPPLEMENTARY READER CONTAINING PRACTICAL LESSONS IN PATRIOTISM FOR USE IN PUBLIC OR PRIVATE SCHOOLS. From the Library of Franklin D. Roosevelt with His Inscription

      Slippery Rock, PA: Printed by the Author, 1897. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Decorated white cloth with a full-color American flag and gilt title on the front cover. Illustrated with plates and drawings. INSCRIBED and SIGNED on the front endpaper completely in the hand of Franklin Roosevelt: "Given me by James J. Maltby/at Fayetteville N.Y. July 17 1930./Mr. Maltby is the Brother/of the Author of this book./Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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        SOBRANIYE VIZANTIYSKIKH, GRUZINSKIKH I DREVNERUSSKIKH ORNAMENTOV ... ("The Collection of Byzantine, Georgian and Old Russian Ornaments...") [RECUEIL D'ORNEMENTS ET D'ARCHITECTURE BYZANTINS, GEORGIENS ET RUSSES]

      St. Petersburg: Ekspeditsiya Zagotovleniya Gosudarstvennykh Bumag, 1897 [St. Petersbourg: Expedition pour la confection des papiers d'etat, 1897] Author: Prince Grigory Grigorievich Gagarin. Text in Russian. Folio size (14-1/2" x 10-1/2") original cloth portfolio, embossed in gilt with loosely inserted text and illustrations. VIII, 22, (2) pp. + 45 hors-texte lithographs. Complete set. Ex-US public library with some usual marking (no pockets); else very nice copy indeed. Library loss, your gain. Very Rare complete set, especially in such condition. Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website..

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        La Comedie Humaine. Scenes of Parisian Life. Scenes of Private Life. Etchings by Gery-Bichard, Eugene Gaujean and R de Los Rios, after paintings by Georges Cain and Louis-Edouard Fournier (amongst others). 22 volume set

      London Leonard Smithers 1897. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket. Slight rubbing to covers. Some light browning to edges of pages. Spines lightly sunned. Pages uncut. Teg. Rare Limited Edition [of 250] Red/gilt hardback cover 220mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). [7500pp.]. Illustrations. The titles covered in this set are: The Splendours and Miseries of Courtesans (Vol 1 & 2 - The Way That Girls Love, How Much Love Cost Old Men, The End Of Bad Roads & The Last Incarnation of Vautrin) The Poor Relations (Cousin Bette, Pierre Grassou, The Girl with the Golden Eyes), The Poor Relations (Cousin Pons), History of the Thirteen: Ferragus Chief of the Devorants, La Duchesse de Langeais, History of the Grandeur and Downfall of Cesar Birotteau, The Civil Services, Gaudissart II, A Prince of Bohemia, The house of Nucingen, The Secrets of La Princesse de Cadignan, Sarrasine Facino Cane, A Man of Business, The Involuntary Comedians, The Petty Bourgeois (Vol I), The House of the Cat and Racket, The Danse at Sceaux, The Purse, The Vendetta, Memoirs of Two Young Wives, Modeste Mignon, A Start in Life, Madame Firiani, The Message, The Atheist's Mass, Albert Savarus, A Daughter of Eve, The Marriage Contract, La Grenadiere, Gobseck, A Woman of Thirty, The Deserted Mistress, Old Goriot, Honorine, Colonel Chabert, The Interdiction, Beatrix, A Double family, The Peace of the Household, A Study of Woman, Another Study of a Woman, The Pretended Mistress. Honore de Balzac (1799-1850) was a French journalist and writer, regarded as one of the creators of realism in literature. Balzac's huge production of novels and short stories are collected under the name La Comedie Humaine. A key figure in the 1890's the publisher Leonard Smithers was known best for publishing authors other publishers wouldn't touch 'with a barge pole' from writers and artists like Oscar Wilde and Aubrey Beardsley to outright pornography.

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