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        Lectures on angina pectoris and allied states.

      New York, Appelton, 1897, Gr.8, VI, 160 pp., orig. grüner Leinenband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel Exemplar aus der Bibliothek von Prof. Ernst von Leyden mit seinem ExLibris und Besitzstempel. First Book Edition of Sir William Osler (1849-1919) "classic on angina pectoris", from the library of Prof. Ernst von Leyden with his stamp and his ExLibrisThese - Lectures on angina pectoris and allied states: I. Introduction II. Angina pectoris vera-atiology-general description III. Angina pectoris vera-phenomena of the attack IV/1. Syncope anginosa 2. The Adams-Stoke syndrome 3. Angina sine dolore 4. Cardic asthma. The appendix contains: Note A - Rougnon's claim Note B - The case of Mr. Matthew Arnold - were originally given at Johns Hopkins Hospital, and published in the 'New York Medical Journal', 1896 (Vol. 56) and were republished with additions and corrections. . Bedford No. 627 Osler 3567 Abbott, p. 67. Bloog, p. 47 Golden & roland, Sir William Osler: an annotated bibliography .. No. 669

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        The Eastern Question. A Reprint of Letters written 1853-1856 dealing with the Events of the Crimean War. Edited by Eleanor Marx Aveling and Edward Aveling. London, Swan Sonnenschein

      1897 - First Edition. 8vo, xv, [1], 656pp, original red cloth [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dry Fly Entomology.

      Vinton & Co., Ltd. 1897. Small 4to. Original dark morocco, gilt lettering to upper boards and spines, gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, t.e.g.; pp.xvi + 314 + [1, ad.], 28 plates, volume 2 with 12 step mounted plates containing 100 flies tied to Halford's specifications; occasional spotting affecting plates of flies, very good. No. 16 of limited edition deluxe of 100, signed and numbered by Halford. "Halford's Dry Fly Entomology (1897) is generally considered the second great work on aquatic entomology related to fly fishing (after Ronalds)...he paved the way for an entirely new approach to fly tying based on fidelity to the correct identification of the model." (Michael P. Parella, "A History of the Entomology of Fly Fishing", American Entomologist,Volume 59, Number 1).

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        Adamite. (Tschechischer Druck: Die Adamiten). Erste Ausgabe. Prag, Simacek, 1897. Kl.-4 (26 x 18,5 x 1,5 cm). Mit zahlreichen Illustratio- nen von ALFONS MUCHA, davon 14 blatt- und 2 doppelblattgroßen (auf Tafeln), 9 im Text, 2 figürlichen Initialen und

      . Cech, S. Adamite. (Tschechischer Druck: Die Adamiten). Erste Ausgabe. Prag, Simacek, 1897. Kl.-4 (26 x 18,5 x 1,5 cm). Mit zahlreichen Illustrationen von ALFONS MUCHA, davon 14 blatt- und 2 doppelblattgroßen (auf Tafeln), 9 im Text, 2 figürlichen Initialen und Schlußvignette. * 1 Bl., 124 S., 2 Bl. Blind- und goldgeprägter original Leineneinband, verziert mit 4 ziselierten reliefplastischen Messing-Eckbeschlägen und Goldschnitt. - Kollationiert, vollständig. - Gutes Exemplar, Zustand siehe Fotos. - Mucha-Katalog Darmstadt S. 401 Thieme/B. XXV, 210. - Das erste buchkünstlerische Werk Muchas. Die Wiedergabe der Illustrationen zu Cechs alttestamentarischem Versdrama als Autotypien und in Holzsti- chen. .

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        The Pierrot of the Minute - A Dramatic Phantasy in One Act.

      Leonard Smithers, London., 1897. First edition. Small quarto. 43 pages. Frontispiece, initial letter, vignette and cul-de-lampe by Aubrey Beardsley. One of 300 small paper copies - there were a further 25 large paper copies. Original green cloth lettered in gilt and with a gilt design by Beardsley on the upper cover. Laid in is the original, very rare, 4-page prospectus for the book, the upper panel of which reproduces the vignette. Art nouveau bookplate on front pastedown, dated (by hand) "1899" and with the intriguing initials "AB" (if only!). On the front free endpaper is the bookplate of the author and literary agent Giles Gordon who was a noted collector of Oscar Wilde. Corners and head and tail of spine a little bruised. Front inner hinge a little cracked. Very good.

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        Captains Courageous. A Story of the Grand Banks.

      London: Macmillan & Co., Limited, 1897 - Crown octavo. Original blue cloth, titles and decorations to spine and front cover gilt, black coated endpapers, gilt edges. Ownership inscription in pencil to half title. Spine gently rolled, minor rubbing to extremities, tiny bump to foot of front cover, small mark to rear cover; an excellent copy. Frontispiece with tissue-guard and 22 illustrations by I. W. Taber. First UK book edition, first impression. The UK edition was preceded by the US book edition, released the previous month. The work was originally serialized in Pearson's Magazine between 1896 and 1897. Written while the newlywed Kipling was living in Vermont, Captains Courageous is Kipling's only novel set entirely in America. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Autograph letter signed.

      [Maidencombe], 22. III. 1897. - 8vo. 1½ pp. on bifolium. To the English ornithologist and conservationist Edmund Meade-Waldo about buying or renting a house from him.

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        THE LARK (2 volumes, complete as issued)

      San Francisco: William Doxey (C.E. Murdock & Co. for issue No.1), 1897. VG overall, some issues with individually roughly opened pages, but not many.. Printed color publishers' cloth iwth design (age yellowed). 2 Volumes. (Book I, Nos. 1 - 12; Book II, Nos. 13 - 24 + Epilark issue). First edition, second issue with the Doxey imprint. Complete, with collective title-page and contents pages at front. Illustrations throughout mostly by Gellett Burgess, but also some by Florence Lundberg, Ernest Peixotto, Willis Polk & Reginald Rix. Volume 1 is inscribed by Burgess, and Volume 2 has a glued in piece of paper with his holograph statement "Yes I wrote the Purple Cow, I 'm sorry now I wrote it, but this I can tell you anyhow, I'll kill you if you quote it! Gelett Burgess." Original pictorial brown cloth stamped in black, green, and brown. Complete set (25 issues) of the humourous little magazine put out by "Les Jeunes", the fin-de-siecle band of San Francisco aesthetes which included Ernest Peixotto, Porter Garnett and Gelett Burgess. The first issue contains Burgess' famous nonsense poem "The Purple Cow", and it was fitting that when The Lark ceased publication with issue 25 in 1897, he inscribed the lines aforementioned.

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        Bildnis Jacob Burckhardts, 1897.

      - Holzstich in zwei Farben auf Kaiserlichem Japanpapier, mit Bleistift signiert und mit dem Trockenstempel der Zeitschrift „PAN" versehen. 9,8:85 cm. Literatur: Söhn 52902–5. – Das Blatt gehört zu der lediglich 38 Exemplare umfassenden Künstler-Edition der Zeitschrift. Im Gegensatz zur Normalausgabe sind sie auf Japanpapier gedruckt und signiert. Die Standardausgabe des Holzstichs erschien in Bd. IV, Nr. 2, Berlin 1898, zwischen den Seiten 104 und 105. Der Holzstich Krügers entstand nach der berühmten Portraitphotographie des Basler Gelehrten, der im August 1897 verstorben war. Krüger zählt zu den wichtigsten Holzstechern seiner Zeit. Er gewann zahlreiche Preise für seine Arbeiten und wurde 1903 Mitglieder der Berliner Kunstakademie. Thieme/Becker charakterisiert seine Reproduktionsgraphik als „geistvolle Paraphrase der Originale" und erwähnt explizit das Bildnis Burckhardts.

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        ALSs - 6 eigenhändige Briefe mit Unterschrift und 1 eigenhändige Postkarte mit Unterschrift.

      Heidelberg und Pegli 22.I.1897 bis 25.VIII.1906. 12 Seiten (gr.)-8 und die Karte. Teilweise Briefkopf "Mineralogisch-geologisches Institut der Universität Heidelberg". Ein Brief mit Eckabriss ohne Beeinträchtigung des Textes. 1 Umschlag. Karl Heinrich (Harry) Rosenbusch (1836-1914), Geologe entwickelte zusammen mit Rudolf Fuess das erste petrographische Mikroskop aus deutscher Produktion. - An den Geologen und Paläontologen Wilhelm Salomon-Calvi (1897 noch in Pavia), den er im ersten Brief als Assistent an seinem Institut begrüßt.22.I.1897. "... Ich darf sagen, daß ich mich aufrichtig einer Zeit gemeinsamer Arbeit freuen werde. Hoffentlich wird auch für Sie der Heidelberger Aufenthalt nicht ohne Förderung und Nutzen sein ...Ich habe heute mit Herrn Dr. von Kraatz sogleich gesprochen er wünscht seine Stellung bis zum 1 Mai behalten zu dürfen, da er mit seiner Arbeit noch nicht fertig ist und während der Ferien gern die Hülfsmittel des Instituts für dieselben benutzen möchte ...Bezüglich der Habilitation möchte ich Ihnen Folgendes mittheilen: Die Facultät verlangt: Colloquium, Habilitationsschrift u. Probevorlesung. Von dem Colloquium hoffe ich für Sie Dispens erwirken zu können ... Es wäre erwünscht, wenn Sie Ihre Studie über die periadriatischen Eruptionen benutzen könnten, da sonst viel Zeit verloren wird ...Heidelberg hat zwar sehr gute Gesundheits-Verhältnisse, aber es giebt immerhin in der alten Stadt (besonders den Neckar entlang) Häuser u. Straßen, die man besser meidet ..."Heidelberg 1.II.1897. Mit einer Liste der für die Habilitation nötigen Unterlagen. "... Es wird vielleicht gut sein, wenn Sie mich zu Ihrem Briefträger bei der Facultät machen u. also alles an mich senden ..."7.II.1897. "... Wie schade, daß Heidelberg ein so grämliches Gesicht macht heute, hoffentlich ruhen Sie von Ihrer Reise aus ... Jedenfalls erwarten wir Sie morgen Mittag 1/2 2 Uhr zum Mittagessen ..."5.III.1897. "... Gestern Abend hat die Facultät einstimmig beschlossen, bei der Regierung für Sie die venia legendi unter Erlassung aller Formalitäten u. Prüfungen zu beantragen ..."25.VIII.1906. Ein Referat über seine "Elemente der Gesteinslehre" betreffend. "... Ihre ... Mittheilung zeigt mir, daß Ihr Gedächtniß in dieser Angelegenheit nicht ganz mit meiner Erinnerung übereinstimmt. Die Discordanz betrifft zwei Punkte.Nach meiner Erinnerung haben Sie Nichts davon gesagt, daß Herr Geheimrath Liebich Sie vor einigen Monaten damit beauftragt habe, über die Elemente ... zu referiren.Ferner bat ich ... Sie, Herrn Geheimrath Liebich mitzutheilen, daß ich das Erscheinen eines so späten Referates für eine persönliche Beleidigung ansehen würde ...Ich schließe mit der Versicherung, daß ich in Ihrem Briefe gern einen Beweis sehe, daß Ihnen die Veränderung in unseren Beziehungen leid thut und dafür danke ich aufrichtig ..."Beiliegend 2 das Referat betreffende eigenhandige Briefentwürfe Salomon-Calvis an Rosenbusch, Heidelberg 24. und 26.VIII.1906 (teilweise in Kurzschrift).

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        Gegen den Strich (A Rebours), Deutsche Erstausgabe 1897. Titelzeichnung von Melchior Lechter. Wikipedia-Exemplar

      Joris-Karl Huysmans Gegen den Strich ("A Rebours") Aus dem französischen übertragen von M. Capsius Titelblattgestaltung Melchior Lechter Schuster & Löffler 1897, 300 Seiten und 2 Seiten Verlagswerbung. 17,7 x 13,0 cm. Deutsche Erstausgabe! Das Buch, das 1884 in Paris erschien und damals zuerst seinen köstlichen und sinnverwirrenden Zauber verströmte, trug einen einfachen, anspruchslosen Titel: "À rebours". Es bedeutet so viel wie: "gegen den Strich". Das Buch war die Geburtsstunde einer neuen literarischen Schule, des Symbolismus. Sein Autor Joris-Karl Huysmans wurde zum Repräsentanten all dessen, was die französischen Zeitgenossen in dem Begriff "décadence" zusammenfassten. Kann ein Mensch sich, von seiner Zeit enttäuscht, völlig in eine eigene Welt zurückziehen, sofern er die nötigen finanziellen Mittel dazu hat? Am Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts war das eine Frage, die viele Intellektuelle ansprach. Huysmans liefert mit Gegen den Strich eine glaubwürdige Analyse der psychischen Gefahren eines solchen Unterfangens. Auch Oscar Wildes "Dorian Gray" wurde durch dieses Buch inspiriert und vergiftet. Der Schriftsteller Huysmans starb 1907 nach stiller Askese. Er hinterließ ein Werk, das durch seine sprachliche Dichte beeindruckt und sich dem Geschmack des Massenpublikums damals wie heute kategorisch verweigert. Vorliegend die überaus schwierig zu findende Deutsche Erstausgabe der Bibel der "Boheme", erschienen im Verlag Schuster & Löffler im Jahr 1897. Der Text der Übersetzung von M. Capsius wirkt sehr frisch und lebendig. Einbandrücken und Rückseite etwas fleckig, sowie die ersten Seiten. Ansonsten sehr saubere Seiten, keinerlei unangenehmen Gerüche jeglicher Art vorhanden. Insgesamt gutes Exemplar der empfindlichen Ausgabe. Kein weiteres Exemplar im antiquarischen Buchhandel momentan angeboten. Die vorliegende Ausgabe ist auch bei Wikipedia abgelichtet.

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        Fram over Polhavet. Den norske polarfærd 1893-1896. Med et tillæg af Otto Sverdrup. Første - anden del.

      Kristiania, Aschehoug 1897. Stor 8vo. 526 + 553, (2) s. Rikt illustr. m. skisser og fotografier i s/h. samt 3 akvarellskisser (Nansens) i farger. 3 foldekart + utbrettspl. av Fram. Komplett i hefter, 1 - 34 i 32 hefter. M. alle omsl. Omslagene er illustr. og med annonser. Noen ryggstriper litt slitt, første og siste hefte litt smusset på omsl., ellers pene. Subskribsjonseksemplar.First edition of" Farthest North" complete in parts.

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        Die Wertbemessung des Diptherieheilserums und deren theoretischen Grundlagen.

      Klin. Jb., 6. - Jena, Verlag von Gustav Fischer, 1897, 8, 34 pp., original broschiertes Exemplar Umschlag leicht fleckig, innen sauberes und unbeschnittenes Exemplar dieses Klassikers. First Edition - Extreme rare offprint of this Milestone of Immunology!"The standardization of diphtheria antitoxins and their theoretical foundation!"Side-chain theory of antibody formation" SilversteinPaul Ehrlich (1854-1915) improved Behring's diphtheria antitoxin and established an international standard for this and other antitoxins. This was the beginning of the concept of biological standardization. The first exposition of Ehrlich's side-chain theory appeared in this paper. "In life and death, Paul Ehrlich (1854-1915) was a controversial and influential scientist. His novel and elaborate biochemical theories invited severe criticism by his fellow researchers, yet his concepts dominated immunology for decades. He was condemned by clergy for interfering with God's justice against sinners by developing the syphilis-curing arsenical Salvarsan, also known as "606," but he opened the frontier of systemic chemotherapy against infectious disease. He shared the Nobel honors of 1908 with Elie Metchnikoff for his work in immunochemistry and his name was heralded around the world. Thus, the Nazi attempt long after his death to make him an unperson, to use the Orwellian Newspeak, was sheer folly. German bureaucrats changed the name of the street that honored him, they destroyed his biographies, and they expunged his mention in the new textbooks of German science. Ehrlich's great offense to the Third Reich to justify such actions was that he was a Jew. Nevertheless, while other tombstones in the Jewish Cemetery of Frankfurt were defiled, his grave site with its prominent column-mounted Star of David and medical caduceus was unharmed. Ehrlich was more than a great chemotherapist and immunologist. A pioneer hematologist, he differentiated the various blood cells and discovered the tissue mast cell an oncologist, he examined the growth dynamics and transplantation of tumors a stain technologist, he was able to color nerve cells and to detect the tubercle bacillus in tissues by developing the acid-fast dye technique a clinical chemist, he discovered the diazo reaction and found a useful test for bilirubin. However, Ehrlich is honored here as a genius of immunochemistry and one of the most colorful characters of the science, literally as well as figuratively. Ehrlich was a cousin of the pathologist Carl Weigert, who helped introduce him to the newly developed aniline dyes when Ehrlich began his own medical training at the University of Breslau. He later transferred to the University of Strassbourg, and finally received the M.D. at the University of Leipzig in 1878. He next went to Berlin's Charite Hospital. Ehrlich was never offered a professorship, but in 1889 Robert Koch asked him to join his laboratory. He had previously met Koch in 1876, when the bacteriologist came to Ferdinand Cohn's Botanical Department at Breslau to demonstrate the life cycle of the anthrax bacillus. Koch's institute in Berlin was one of the few places where classic Prussian military medical officers and Jewish physicians could work together in friendship without restrictive barriers. In 1896 Ehrlich received from Friedrich Althoff of the Prussian Ministry of Ecclesiastical, Educational and Medical Affairs the appointment as the director of the small, insufficiently funded State Institute for Serum Research and Serum Testing in Steglitz. Althoff soon realized that Ehrlich deserved better, and in 1899 he helped him gain the directorship of the Institute of Experimental Therapy in Frankfurt-am-Main and later the directorship of the adjacent Georg Speyerhaus, where Ehrlich at last received the freedom and funding he needed for his creative work. Later, Ehrlich described success in science as due to "Geduld, Geschick, Geld, und Glück"-patience, talent, money, and luck.Indeed, money was one of the issues that broke up the collaboration between Ehrlich and Emil von Behring. Ehrlich's improved technique for producing highly potent diphtheria antitoxin made possible its commercial manufacture and distribution. A chemical company seemed to be ready to contract with both Behring and Ehrlich for commercial rights in return for a percentage of the profits. However, when Ehrlich arrived at the factory, Behring had already reached a separate accord. He persuaded Ehrlich to forgo his share on the promise that he would use his influence to gain Ehrlich the directorship of a state-sponsored research institute, a position that forbade commercial interests. Behring failed to help Ehrlich, but prospered in his own right. Indeed, Behring loved to gamble, and with the aid of winnings he established his own factory and laboratory. Ehrlich never forgave his old colleague for the subterfuge and deceit, nor for the audacity of seeking free laboratory services at Ehrlich's own institutes. In the paper presented here, Ehrlich confronted more than a technical problem of quality control the very unknown nature of the antibody-antigen union loomed darkly. Max von Gruber, an eminent serologist and hygienist, and many others criticized him for conjuring the various toxoid substances as devices of mere convenience. However, these scientists were just as confused as Ehrlich, following erroneous models of colloid adsorption or electrolytic dissociation. The law of definite proportions was incorrectly assumed to hold. Antibodies were seen as uniform chemical reactants constant in valence and structure therefore, Ehrlich explained his inconsistent test results by ascribing variation to the antigenic, toxic atomic groups. He proposed a spectrum of weakened toxins, which he termed "toxoids," that differed in their affinity to antibodies. Each experimental preparation had a unique composition of toxin and toxoids, whose behavior under different mixing conditions affected neutralization.Ehrlich had the idea of affinity reversed. It is the antibody that varies in affinity and also in valence. The notion of toxoids, however, was valid, but not to the extent he thought. Denatured, nontoxic molecules derived from toxins can indeed elicit and couple with toxin-specific antibodies. Equally true was the fundamental approach of all of Ehrlich's research: corpora non agunt nisi fixata, substances do not react unless they become fixed. He visualized molecules as having two regions of activity, one of which (the haptophore) attaches to complementary receptors on target cells. The other configuration may be a colored dye (the chromophore) or act as a poison (the toxop-hore). Ricin, a toxin found in castor beans, and diphtheria toxin, which were the focus of Ehrlich's attention, have recently been shown to consist of two distinct molecular domains, and their respective functions conform to Ehrlich's model. Even certain antibodies display such a dual nature, the variable antibody receptors attaching to the antigen and the constant Fc region (the tail of the Y-shaped structure) coupling somewhat nonspecifically to the surface of macrophages or mast cells. Ehrlich had taken the first bold step to bring an immunobiological phenomenon into the realm of chemistry. Considering that biochemistry was still an ocean of dreams with only few islands of reality, his grasp of stereochemical principles and behavior was amazingly clear." Debra Jan Bibel, Milestones in Immunology, pp.77-81For further information: Baumler, E. 1984. Paul Ehrlich. Scientist for Life (G. Edwards, translator). Holmes & Meier, New York. 288 p. Marquardt, M. 1951. Paul Ehrlich. Henry Schuman, New York. 255 p. Mazumdar, P. M. H. 1974. The antigen-antibody reaction and the physics and chemistry of life. Bulletin of the History of Medicine 48:1-21. Pelner, L. 1972. Corpora non agunt nisi fixata. Maxim behind all of Ehrlich's great discoveries. New York State Journal of Medicine 72:620-624.Garrison & Morton No.5064 Sachs Nr. 60 (pp.140-150 155-158 171-190 238-239 294-297) "Seminal Discoveries" Silverstein.

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        Clovis Darentor

      Sampson Low, Marston and company, London 1897 - Clovis Darentor by Jules Verne. Sampson Low, Marston and company, London UK 1897. A very good copy and highly collectable. Clovis Darentor is one of Jules Vernes' relatively unknown novels of two cousins and their adventure travels. It was originally published in 1896 France and this is the UK 1897 edition is in very good condition. The book is illustrated with black and white frontis illustration plus 44 illustrations within the text.  Original pictorial cloth broads in bright condition Minor bumping to the corners and spine ends. Mild shelfwear. Bright and clean colours. The front paste down has had writing removed and the hinge is slightly weak. Mild spotting within the copy mainly on the edges of the pages, rear pages are spotted. 8vo 320pp [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Shinsen taishoÌ„ hinagata taizen. 新撰大åŒé››å½¢å¤§å . (New Selections of The Complete Master Craftsman / A New Edition of complete Patterns for Master Craftsmen).

      SeikadoÌ„. Osaka. Meiji 30. 1897. - SIX VOLUMES COMPLETE, full page and in-text black and white woodblock illustrations throughout, each volume 8 1/2 x 6 inches decorative embossed paper wrappers with title labels, double sheets with stab binding in modern cloth-covered case with clasps. Two labels glued to the front of each volume, label to spine of case, clean and bright throughout. Apparently the first edition of a treatise on architecture and carpentry, based on an 1851 title, but here containing information on Japanese traditional methods as well as on the European architecture, carpentry and detailing that was being introduced into Meiji Japan. The images include detailed drawings and instructions for construction. An extraordinarily detailed compendium of East meets West architecture. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Patent of nobility donated by Queen-widow-regent Emma (1858-1934), regent for Princess Wilhelmina (1880-1962), to Louis Christiaan van den Brandeler, captain of the general staff of the Netherlands Royal Army designated to the task of militaire verkenningen, being military reconaissance, entitling him to add the noble prefix of 'jonkheer' to his family name.

      The Netherlands, The Hague, d.d. 8 March 1897. Large white washed vellum charter, 57x58 cm. Partly printed, partly handwritten in Dutch, with in the centre a hand painted coat-of-arms bearing the motto Qui non potest sperare desperet nihil. The charter bears the original signature of Queen Emma and the minister of Justice Van der Kaaij. Royal wax seal of Queen Wilhelmina is attached in a metal disc shaped case with two gold braided sashes. The charter and the wax seal are encased in a contemporary metal box. This rare patent of nobility was signed by Queen Emma on behalf of Queen Wilhelmina who would become of age in 1898. She reigned as a regent from 1890 to 1898. Therefore few of these patents of nobility which are signed by her exist. General-Major Louis Christiaan van den Brandeler (Haarlem 24 juni 1855 - Breda 23 februari 1911) ended his military career as governor of the Royal Military Academie in Breda from 1905 to 1911. Through his wife Christiana Petronella Greve (Haarlem 30 juni 1859 - Baarn 24 maart 1918) he owned the estate of Laauwik in Lent near Nijmegen. This estate was sold in 1919. He also owned estates in Velp and Wageningen. In 1910 he was asked to become minister of War in the government of Prime Minister Heemskerk, but he refused. H165.

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        Tournament Polo

      1897 - Scarce, early work on polo!

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        Les tribulations d' un Chinois en Chine - Les 500 millions de la Bégum - Les révoltés de la "Bounty"

      Hetzel (Imprimerie Belin Frères). In-8° grande (280x180mm), pp. (8), 203, (1); (4), 185, (3). Bellissimo cartonnage editoriale hetzeliano in t. tela rossa, del tipo detto "polychrome à la mappemonde" (o "au globe doré") del terzo tipo disegnato da Engel (il presente terzo tipo, uscito fra il 1897 e il 1902, si riconosce in quanto il bandeau "Collection Hetzel" è impresso in oro al dorso su fondo rosso e in quanto il rosone al piatto posteriore reca il monogramma editoriale indicato come "JH et Cie"). Al piatto anteriore, un cartiglio recante il nome di Verne in nero su fondo oro e un altro, sorretto da due catene, pendenti da una bordura perimetrale appunto a forma di catena, con il titolo impresso in oro su fondo rosso; nella parte inferiore, un mappamondo impresso in oro attorniato da motivi vegetali impressi in verde, da arpioni, da un pallone aerostatico, da compassi, da salvagenti, da strumenti nautici, da àncore, ecc., il tutto impresso in oro ed in rosso. Dorso "au phare" con titolo in oro e illustrazioni policrome con scene nautiche; al piatto di tergo, monogramma editoriale impresso in nero entro rosone centrale, a sua volta contornato da bordure ornamentali in nero. Tagli dorati. Sparse fioriture e aloni. Ex-libris. Restauri alle cuffie. In buono stato complessivo. Non comune raccolta in sontuoso cartonnage di questi due celebri romanzi verniani. "Les tribulations d' un Chinois en Chine", apparso nel 1879, ha ispirato fra l'altro un film di Philippe de Broca del 1965 interpretato da Jean-Paul Belmond. "Les 500 millions de la Bégum" costituisce uno dei capolavori di Verne. La straordinaria "distopia" verniana di "Stahlstadt", la città del magnate dell'acciaio Herr Schulz,contrapposta all'utopia positiva della France Ville del dottor Sarrasin, è stata interpretata da alcuni critici come la straordianria e inconsapevole anticipazione dell'universo totalitario. Fortissimi, nel libro, gli spiriti revansciti contro la Germania, dettati dal senso di umiliazione della Francia per la sconfitta nella Guerra Franco-Prussina. Segue, infine, Les rèvoltès de la Bounty, ispirato, appunto, al celebre ammutinamento. Francese

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        The Novels of Charles Lever. Edited by his Daughter (i.e. Julia Kate Lever Neville). 37 Bände (komplett).

      Downey and Co. 1897-1899, London - Gr.-8vo. Mit zahlr. Illustrationen von Phiz auf gest. Taf. u. im Text. Titel in Rot u. Schwarz. Rote OLwd. m. goldgeprägt. Rückentitel. Kopfgoldschnitt, sonst unbeschnittene Büttenkanten. Eines von 1000 Ex. - Gesamtausgabe des irischen Romanciers Charles Lever (1806-1872). - Am Rücken etw. ausgeblichen, kl. Stelle v. enterntem Schildchen. Einige Bände m. leichtem Wasserschaden an den Deckeln, innen sauber u. wohlerhalten. 35000 gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Collection des Goncourt. Arts de l'Extrême-Orient.

      1897 - Paris, Motteroz, 1897; in-4, 356pp., Broché, couverture rempliée. Avec une photographie en frontispice d'Edmond de Goncourt. Photographie tirée d'un cliché de NADAR. La collection des Frères Goncourt sur les arts d'Extrême orient est importante pour le 19ème siècle. Elle inspira de nombreux artistes (de l'Ecole de Nancy comme Emile Gallé à l'impressionnisme surtout pour la peinture japonisante de Van Gogh ou de Monet par exemple). Sa dispersion est un événement Charles Cartier-Bresson l'oncle du photographe a reconstitué une partie de cette collection (il a également acheté des objets provenant de la collection Guimet entre autres). Une salle du Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nancy est consacrée à la collection des Goncourt. Dans notre ouvrage il est précisé que l'ouvrage a été acquis à la librairie Mutelet de Metz et qu'il provient du Comte de Pange (certainement vendu en caisse lors de la dispersion de la bibliothèque du château de Pange. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        THE LARK (2 volumes, complete as issued)

      San Francisco: William Doxey (C.E. Murdock & Co. for issue No.1), 1895-1897. Printed color publishers' cloth iwth design (age yellowed). 2 Volumes. (Book I, Nos. 1 - 12; Book II, Nos. 13 - 24 + Epilark issue). First edition, second issue with the Doxey imprint. Complete, with collective title-page and contents pages at front. Illustrations throughout mostly by Gellett Burgess, but also some by Florence Lundberg, Ernest Peixotto, Willis Polk & Reginald Rix. Volume 1 is inscribed by Burgess, and Volume 2 has a glued in piece of paper with his holograph statement "Yes I wrote the Purple Cow, I 'm sorry now I wrote it, but this I can tell you anyhow, I'll kill you if you quote it! Gelett Burgess." Original pictorial brown cloth stamped in black, green, and brown. Complete set (25 issues) of the humourous little magazine put out by "Les Jeunes", the fin-de-siecle band of San Francisco aesthetes which included Ernest Peixotto, Porter Garnett and Gelett Burgess. The first issue contains Burgess' famous nonsense poem "The Purple Cow", and it was fitting that when The Lark ceased publication with issue 25 in 1897, he inscribed the lines aforementioned. VG overall, some issues with individually roughly opened pages, but not many.

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        The Art of Deer-Stalking. Illustrated by a Narrative of a Few Days' Sport in the Forest of Atholl with Some Account of the Nature and Habits of Red-Deer …

      1897 - Edward Arnold. 1897. 8vo. Original half vellum, marbled board sides, spine lettered in gilt on a leather label, top edges gilt; pp. xviii + [2] + 304; 10 plates after Landseer and Scrope; previous owner's inkstamp to half-title, binding a little discoloured as usual, boards rubbed, a very good copy. New edition ('Sportsman's Library'). First published in 1838, one of the great books on the subject. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        British Deer and Their Horns; with 185 Text and Full-Page Illustrations Mostly by the Author, 8 from Drawings by Mr. Sidney Steel, 2 by E. Roe, and Photographs. Also 10 Electrogravures and a Coloured Frontispiece by the Author and Sidney Steel, and Series of Unpublished Sketches by Sir Edwin Landseer which were Formerly on the Walls of Ardverikie.

      1897 - Henry Sotheran and Co., 37 Piccadilly, W., and 140 Strand, W.C., 1897. Folio. Original pictorial cloth sometime rebacked with brown morocco, retaining lettering and decorative portions of original spine, new endpapers, top edges gilt; xviii + pp. 224, with frontispiece printed in colours by Wilhelm Grieve of Berlin, 10 full-page etched plates, 10 full-page black and white plates, 175 illustrations in text; occasional spotting mainly to edges, previous owner's signature to ffep, very good. First edition. This is a notable book on deer and deerhunting, distinguished by the skilful illustrations and conversational style. As an anonymous reviewer wrote in The Times on 31st July 1897, ' Many books have been written on the stalking of the deer, but assuredly the noble denizens of the northern forests and the southland parks have never had such a tribute before…(Millais) always writes in light and lively style, sitting as loosely on him as his shooting jacket and knickerbockers'. Schwerdt II p. 27; Nissen ZBI 2818. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Knoblauch, Carl (ed.). Entwürfe zu Grabdenkmalen in einer Auswahl teils selbst entworfenen, teils gesammelten Vorlagen.... Mit Verwendung der vom Verfasser gefertigten Sandsteinmasse-Figuren, Embleme etc. Ein Musterbuch für praktische Bildhauer. Weimar 1888, 96 gekleurde litho's in map, 8°.

      Interessant voor grafcultuur. Met twee brieven d.d. 1897 en 1900, gericht aan fa. C.H. Wiesman, Witte Vrouwensingel 60 te Utrecht (Hr A.H. van Veenendaal), met toestemming op de Algemene Begraafplaats te Utrecht werken uit te voeren.M7903

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        THE WORKS OF RALPH WALDO EMERSON

      Macmillan & Co Ltd 1897-1900 Six volume . Deluxe green full morocco possibly by publisher. Elaborate gilt banded and decorated spines gilt decorated boards and dentelles. Gilt & gold end papers, bautifully full outer edge gilting. Contained in red watered silk lined open fronted slip case . Bar v minor foxing and deteriotion of original red book marks a highly contemporary bound set attractive set

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        THE PILGRIMS OF HOPE: A POEM IN THIRTEEN BOOKS (Buxton Forman Piracy)

      London: [Privately printed], 1886 [but in fact a piracy printed in 1897] - Pirated edition, 19.5 x 14.5cm (8vo), in original pale grey thin card wraps w/printed title to fr. cover, [i-iv], [1-5] 6-69 [70-72] pp. Printed on machine-moulded paper by Richard Clay, London. After the poem appeared serially in the 1885-86 "Commonweal," Forman asked Morris (or so he claims in this book's prefatory Note) for permission to reprint them as a whole, but Morris refused on the grounds that the poem was incomplete (despite the final chapter being entitled "The Story's Ending") & would require extensive editing. So, Forman waited until after Morris's death & had the poem printed w/spurious titlepage date. Binding Very Good (moderate stains to wraps); contents Very Good (gutter between pp.16 & 17 separating). Buxton Forman "Morris" 93 & pp.200-02, Ashley III 171, Barker & Collins "A Sequel" Dossier 207, W.E. Fredeman "The Story of a Lie" ("Review" 7 1985) pp.274 284 & 292-93, LeMire E-9. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Les Programmes Illustrés des Théatres et des Cafés-Concerts, Menus, Cartes d'Invitation, Petites Estampes, Etc.

      Librairie Nilsson / Lamm, Paris 1897 - [10], 40pp + 63 plates. Recent full crimson calf with Art Nouveau motifs stamped in blind on the boards, spine with five raised bands, ruled and lettered in gold. Original wrappers preserved. 40pp of text with 65 in-text and two full page illustrations, and 63 lithographed plates with illustrations in color and b&w by Toulouse-Lautrec, Roedel, Roubille, Guillaume, de Feure, Meriman, Caran d'Ache, Ibels, and others. Preface by Pierre Veber. Text in French. A hint of wear to the head of the spine, two tiny tears to the fore edge of two of the leaves. A bright, fine copy in a custom made marbled slipcase. ; Folio. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LES PROGRAMMES ILLUSTRES DES THÈÁTRES ET DES CAFES-CONCERTS, MENUS, CARTES D'INVITATION, PETITES ESTAMPES, ETC

      Paris Lamm Editeur, Paris 1897 - En folio 32,5 x 25,5 cm, presentación 40 pp. con cubierta litografiada seguida de 7 Livraison con un total de 63 láminas bellamente litografiadas en colores. Encuadernación original en tela editorial decorada en plancha, firmada por Paul Souze. 63 litografías originales de los principales artistas del momento entre los que destacamos: Tolouse Lautrec, Misti, Maurice Neumont, Roubille, Dillon, Boutet, Synave, Depré, Ibels, Willette, Vallet, Merimann. Algunas de las láminas con alteración respecto al orden de la pauta, pero rigurosamente completo de sus 63 láminas. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Poems from the Divan of Hafiz

      London: William Heinemann, 1897. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. 8vo. 151,(1)pp. Green buckram, spine title gilt. Publisher's Presentation Copy, so embossed on the half-title and a few following pages. Binding lightly darkened with age at spine and along top; light wear to edges; some offset on the front endpapers from a laid-in article, else this is a very good copy and better than normally seen. Protected in a custom made morocco backed clamshell case, gilt spine title. With the bookplate of photographer P. H. Hood. The bookplate depicts nudes pursuing various arts. It is signed Emery Walker Ph. Sc. Hafiz, or Hafez, was a 14th century Persian poet, a master of the likes of Omar Khayyam. He used wine as a concept to describe the intoxicating oneness with the divine. Gertrude Bell has rendered his poetry into sublime English. "Lady, thou hast my heart within thy hand..." This is Bell's second book, with her extensive introduction covering over one third of the text, and notes following the poetry. Less than 20 years later she was in Baghdad, as T. E. Lawrence was in Cairo, both working for Britain to resolve the Arab War.

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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 with an appendix by Otto Sverdrup captain of the Fram.

      George Newnes, London., 1897. First U.K. edition. Octavo. Two volumes: pp xvi, 510; xvi, 671. Numerous illustrations from photographs and drawings, including a colour plate; folding maps. Pictorial dark green cloth blocked in gilt.Rear cover of first volume a bit marked and scratched. Inner hinges cracking but tight. A very good set indeed.

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        The Secret Rose.

      Lawrence & Bullen, London., 1897. First edition. First issue, with the words ''Lawrence & Bullen'' at the tail of the spine. Seven black and white plates by Jack B. Yeats. Original blue buckram covers with elaborate, lavishly gilt designs by Althea Gyles.Edges and prelims spotted. Nick to bottom edge of frontispiece (not affecting the image). Fore-edges of pages 1 and 3 a bit chipped. Head and tail of spine slightly scuffed. Very good. A bright copy.

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        The Encyclopaedia of Sport.

      1897 - Lawrence and Bullen Ltd. [1897]. Large 8vo. 2 vols. Contemporary half red morocco, gilt spines, marbled endpapers, a.e.g.; pp. xii + 632, vii + 654, 40 plates including some by Thorburn, numerous text illustrations; a little rubbing to extremities, very good. First edition. A comprehensive survey of sports, includng all forms of hunting, shooting and fishing. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Machine à vapeur. Notions élémentaires à l'usage des maîtres au cabotage et des candidats à ce grade

      Paris, Augustin Challamel, 1897, in-8, de 98, (2) pages et 4 planches, percaline verte de l'éditeur, Première édition de cet ouvrage qui fait partie de la collection « Bibliothèque des Capitaines de Commerce et des candidats aux examens de la Marine marchande ». Letellier traite en particulier des machines à vapeur utilisées pour la navigation. Après une introduction aux notions préliminaires de physique et sur le fonctionnement physique de la formation et de la condensation de la vapeur, il décrit une chaudière marine, puis son entretien, enfin son fonctionnement, les deux types de propulsion (roues ou hélices), puis le moyen d'éviter les accidents par combustion spontanée. Les 4 planches repliées montrent une chaudière tubulaire à retour de flammes, une machine verticale type pilon à 2 cylindres, des roues à aubes et une hélice. Bon exemplaire.

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        Through Unknown African Countries

      London/ New York: Edward Arnold, 1897. First. Hardcover. Near Fine. 471 pp, ill. SIX folding maps. Top edge gilt. The first expedition from Somaliland to Lake Rudolph with emphasis on big game shooting - much on rhino and elephant. Fast paced, well written, and with lovely illustrations. A hunting classic. Lovely, near fine copy, in orig. blue gilt pictorial cloth. A hard to obtain book that is great to read and this copy is especially nice to look at.

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        The Will to Believe and Other Essays in Popular Philosophy

      London, New York, and Bombay: Longmans Green & Co, 1897. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. (First printing with title page dated 1897.) xiv, 332pp. Original green cloth with paper spine label, gilt top edge. Very Good+ sans jacket with light wear and darkening to spine label, former owner's name on half title, faint toning to spine. Sturdy binding and clean text. A very nice, neat copy of a philosophical essay collection that marks the first book publication of "The Will to Believe," a still-controversial meditation on faith and reason.

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        Ashantee.

      Berlin, S.Fischer Verlag 1897. Erstausgabe. 8°. 204 Seiten. Leinen mit Goldprägung auf Einband und Rücken. Jugendstil Blindprägung. Kopfgold. Kanten minimal berieben. Name und Datum auf Vortitel. Sonst sehr gut erhalten.Versand D: 5,50 EUR Erstausgabe, Österreichische Literatur

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        A fehér hunok és rokon törzsek indiai szereplése. [White Huns and Kindred Tribes In the History of the Indian North-West Frontier.]

      Franklin-Társulat nyomdája, Budapest 1897 - First separate edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by Stein. Offprint of Budapesti Szemle, Vol. XCI. In publisher's wrappers. 27, (1) p. Stein's inaugural lecture at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in August 1897, inscribed to his cousin, in the Upper Bavarian spa town Bad Reichenhall. Stein was elected as an external member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in 1895 while he was working at the Punjab University in Lahore, thus he held his inaugural lecture only two years later, on his visit to Europe. It has been published subsequently in "Budapesti Szemle" and also as an offprint. The English translation only appeared in 1905 in the "Indian Antiquary" (Bombay, Bombay Education Society's Press). Sir Marc Aurél Stein (1862-1943) was a Hungarian born British archaeologist, mainly concerned with exploring ancient Central Asia. Member of "The Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire" as Knight Commander (KCIE), and Fellow of British Academy. He made four major expeditions to Central Asia in 1900, 1906-1908, 1913-1916 and 1930. His greatest discovery was made at Mogao Caves, also known as "Caves of the Thousand Buddhas", near Dunhuang in 1907. The Stein collection (mostly manuscripts and other relics) has been placed in the British Library, the British Museum, and partly to the Srinagar Museum and the National Museum in New Delhi. Artistically restored. In very good condition. First separate edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by Stein. Offprint of Budapesti Szemle, Vol. XCI. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        1897 Ignace Paderewski Musical Quotation Signed

      - Renowned Polish pianist, Ignace Jan Paderewski boldly signed this musical quotation for “Minuetto in A maj” with grand flourishes. “London – 9th of April – 1897” is written beneath his signature. In his youth, Paderewski (1860-1941) became world famous for his skills as a pianist and composer which later helped him achieve his roles in the diplomatic sphere. He was a key player in obtaining the inclusion of Poland as an independent nation in Woodrow Wilson’s post-WWI peace terms, the Fourteen Points, and he served as Poland’s Minister of Foreign Affairs as well as Prime Minister in 1919. Paper measures approximately 5” x 8”. Condition: Scattered light foxing, uneven top edge where, apparently, the album page was removed. Generally in very good condition with an eye-catching 4 ½” long signature.

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        OLD YOUNGSTERS

      HUMPHREY, MAUD. (HUMPHREY,MAUD)illus. OLD YOUNGSTERS by Elizabeth Tucker. NY: Stokes 1897. 4to (9 x 11"), cloth backed pictorial boards, corners worn, faint stain on edge of some pages and plates, VG-. Stories and verses plus text illustrations are by by Tucker. Featuring 6 magnificent chromolithograph plates by Humphrey depicting children posed engaged in adult activities (playing golf, gossiping, cooking, sewing, having tea etc). An uncommon Humphrey title.

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        Patent of nobility donated by Queen-widow-regent Emma (1858-1934), regent for Princess Wilhelmina (1880-1962), to Louis Christiaan van den Brandeler, captain of the general staff of the Netherlands Royal Army designated to the task of militaire verkenningen, being military reconaissance, entitling him to add the noble prefix of 'jonkheer' to his family name.

      - The Netherlands, The Hague, d.d. 8 March 1897. Large white washed vellum charter, 57x58 cm. Partly printed, partly handwritten in Dutch, with in the centre a hand painted coat-of-arms bearing the motto Qui non potest sperare desperet nihil. The charter bears the original signature of Queen Emma and the minister of Justice Van der Kaaij. Royal wax seal of Queen Wilhelmina is attached in a metal disc shaped case with two gold braided sashes. The charter and the wax seal are encased in a contemporary metal box. This rare patent of nobility was signed by Queen Emma on behalf of Queen Wilhelmina who would become of age in 1898. She reigned as a regent from 1890 to 1898. Therefore few of these patents of nobility which are signed by her exist. General-Major Louis Christiaan van den Brandeler (Haarlem 24 juni 1855 - Breda 23 februari 1911) ended his military career as governor of the Royal Military Academie in Breda from 1905 to 1911. Through his wife Christiana Petronella Greve (Haarlem 30 juni 1859 - Baarn 24 maart 1918) he owned the estate of Laauwik in Lent near Nijmegen. This estate was sold in 1919. He also owned estates in Velp and Wageningen. In 1910 he was asked to become minister of War in the government of Prime Minister Heemskerk, but he refused. H165

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        Visits to Monasteries of the Levant.

      1897 - London, John Murray, 1849. 8vo. Contemporary half-calf over marbled boards, spine decorated in gilt, red morocco lettering-piece, marbled endpapers and edges; pp. xxxi, 449, title with wood-engraved vignette, frontispiece of Meteora Monastery, folding plan and 14 plates after Preziosi; extremities a little rubbed; internally, apart from a few light spots, very good and clean: provenance: ownership inscription, dated 1867 inside front cover. The scarce first edition. Robert Curzon (1810-1873) travelled to 'Egypt and the Holy Land in 1833-4, on a tour of research among the monastery libraries, gathering many valuable manuscripts. He returned to England in 1834, before setting out on a second tour in 1837-8, when he visited Mount Athos and bought five manuscripts from several monasteries there, before making further purchases in Egypt. His experiences are recorded in his Visit to the Monasteries in the Levant (1849). It immediately gained popularity, running to six editions by 1881. From a scientific point of view, also, these revelations of monastic treasures were of great importance, and it was Curzon's experience that set others on the track which led to the acquisition of the magnificent collection of Nitrian manuscripts by the British Museum. Curzon has subsequently been criticized for removing the manuscripts to Britain, but it seems certain that many owe their preservation to the removal' (ODNB). Atabey 301 ('valuable and entertaining'). Blackmer 436. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Radlerei ! 40 Kunsttafeln. Herausgegeben vom Wiener Radfahr-Club "Künstlerhaus". Text redigirt von Carl Rabis und Carl Seidl.

      Wien, Gerlach & Schenk [1897]. - Die Illustrationen entstammen der besten Zeit des Wiener Jugendstils und haben sämtlich Rad und Radler zum Thema. Nach Vorlagen von Hugo Darnaut, Adolf Kaufmann, Otto König, Heinrich Lefler, Hans Schliessmasnn, A.F. Seligmann, William Unger, Theo Zasche u.a. - die Textbeiträge verfassten Carmen Sylva, Julius Bauer, Ludwig Fulda, Carl Karlweis, Josef Meder, W.O. Noltsch, Fritz von Ostini, Eduard Pötzl, Theodor Zasche und die beiden Herausgeber. 4°. (30,4 x 23,2 cm). 81 (3) S. mit zahlreichen, oft farbigen oder getönten bzw. ganzseitigen Abbildungen. Orig.-Pappband mit braunem und hellgrünem Japanpapier, in zweifarbigem Prägedruck illustriert (schwarz u. gold), Rücken fachgerecht restauriert (unterlegt). Stellenweise berieben, etwas geblichen. Farbschnitt.

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