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        THE PINK FAIRY BOOK

      London: Longmans Green & Co., 1897.  First edition, 18 x 12.5cm (8vo), in publisher's pink linen w/gilt designs to fr. cover & spine, gilt title to spine, a.e.g., charcoal ep.s, 360 [x] pp. w/tissue-guarded frontis & numerous b&w illus. by Ford.  Printed by Spottiswoode & Co., London.  Inscribed to recto of 1st blank: "For Gladys from her Mother, Xmas 1897."  Binding Very Good (spine sl. darkened, & gilt moderately rubbed); contents Near-Fine (minor chipping to edges of 1st 2 leaves).  Green 245, Osborne 35.

      [Bookseller: Leonard Roberts, Bookseller]
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        Colonel Bogey's Sketch Book An Eccentric Collection of Scribbles & Scratches

      Longman's Green & Co, London 1897 - Thumb print on front cover, covers with some scratches and rubbed corners. End papers lightly foxed. Damage to corner of rear cover approx 1" x 3" - bumping and rubbed. ; Hinges front and back "as new" internally. ; 8.6 x 11.25 x 0.3"; 44 pages [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: C P Books Limited]
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        Clovis Dardentor. Illustrated.

      London: Sampson Low, Marston & Company, 1897 - Octavo. Original green cloth, titles and illustrations to spine and front in gilt, grey, black and orange, florally patterned endpapers, all edges gilt. Slight rubbing to the ends and tips, slight rubbing from the colour illustrating the front board, some faint spotting to tissue guard and minimally elsewhere, but an exceptionally smart and fresh copy, sound and generally in excellent condition. Illustrated title page and 45 plates. First English edition, first impression, of this Verne caper first published in French in the previous year. This is an exceptionally nice copy in the scarce green variant cloth. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        ALS.

      N. p. o. d. - 4to. 1 p. To Herbert Waniek (1897-1949), a Viennese actor and director, to whom he recommends a play by Walter Lieblein (b. 1890).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        A Map of the Malay Peninsula

      London: Edward Stanford, 1897. Map dimensions 60 x 52.5 cm, overall 67.5 x 57.5 cm. Folding map illustrating the British sphere of influence on the peninsula from Kedah down to Singapore, original colour highlighting the districts, dissected into 20 sections and mounted on linen, folds between original dark green cloth, Stanford's printed label to the upper board and their advertisements to the inner cover and the folded end section. Very good. First published in 1892, this is an early edition of this map which went on to be reissued by Stanford a number of times in the early 20th century.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        [Philosopher Press] A Strange Experiment

      Wausau: Van Vechten & Ellis, The Philosopher Press, 1897. First edition. 12mo. Illustrated card wrappers. Exceedingly scarce true first title of the Philosopher Press, NOT IN RANSOM. Art Nouveau-style cover design by Gardner C. Teall. Importantly inscribed on first page by co-publisher Ellis to the owner of the book, famed collector Joseph Manuel Andreini (whose bookplate appears facing page): "Here, for Mr. J. M. Andreini, with the compliments of Van Vechten & Ellis, is a copy of the first book ever made at the Philosopher Press."

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books ]
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        The Book of The Thousand Nights and A Night.

      THE LIBRARY EDITION. 12 vols., large octavo, 10-1/8" x 8-7/8", title-pages printed in red and black, illustrated. Bound in the publisher's deluxe 1/2 red morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spines, top edges gilt, others uncut.

      [Bookseller: D & D Galleries]
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        Eigenhändig geschriebenes musikalisches Albumblatt. Mit Unterschrift.

      (1897). 8,5x11,5 cm. (wohl erhalten).

      [Bookseller: Aegis Verlag Einzelfirma]
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        MOTHER GOOSE IN PROSE

      - BAUM,L.FRANK. MOTHER GOOSE IN PROSE. Chicago: Way & Williams (1897). 4to (9 1/2 x 11 1/4", 265p., grey pictorial cloth stamped in color on both covers. Slight cover soil, a few inconspicuous small archival margin mends and some wear at inner hinge (not weak), really an excellent, clean copy. First edition, first issue (all 16-page signatures except for the last two gatherings, terminal leaf (not terminal page) concluding on [268], striped headbands. THIS IS THE FIRST BOOK WITH MAXFIELD PARRISH'S ILLUSTRATIONS AND ALSO L. FRANK BAUM'S FIRST PUBLISHED BOOK FOR CHILDREN! Illustrated by MAXFIELD PARRISH with wonderful color pictorial covers, pictorial title page, plus 12 black and white plates. For the text, Baum retells many classic nursery rhymes in story format. This is a beautifulg copy of one of the most desired of all children's books. The first issue is extremely hard to find. See catalogue of Schiller auction #4). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        British Military Types. - [3 Bände mit 159 Folio-Chromolithographien].

      The Army New Gazette, o.O. [London] 1897 - 1897-1901. 3 Bände, 159 (von 160) chromolithographische Tafeln unter Passepartouts, goldgeprägte HLdrbde. der Zeit auf sieben Schmuckbünden, die Rückentitel in Gold auf roten Schildchen, Großfolio (Einbandmaß 48,5 x 37,5 cm). Die drei prächtigen Folianten enthalten 159 Chromolithographien des britischen Armeemalers Richard Simkin (1850-1926). Die Tafeln zeigen die Uniformen unzähliger Verbände der britischen Armee und der britischen Kolonialstreitkräfte und stammen aus der Militärzeitschrift "The Army New Gazette" (auch bekannt als "The Army and Navy Gazette"). - Die Uniformdarstellungen sind von großer Frische und prächtigen Farben. Die durch die Passepartouts vorgegebene Bildgröße liegt meist bei ca. 28,5 x 23 cm. Band I: Cavalry. Artillery. Engineers. Band II: Infantry. Band III: Subsidiary Corps and Yeomanry. - Das Passepartout für die Tafel 113 ist leer. - Die Einbände etwas berieben und bestoßen. Die Tafeln teils minimal fleckig, die Passepartouts sehr vereinzelt minimal eingerissen. Der Deckel von Band III etwas fleckig, der Rücken von Band III am Kopf etwas eingerissen. Sonst und insgesamt gute Exemplare in prächtigen Einbänden und mit Tafeln in sehr frischen Abzügen. 15002 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Tautenhahn]
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        Chromolitographie Meyers de 1897

      1897 - 22 chromolithographies de 1897 toutes en couleurs représentant des costumes , des blasons des paysages, des plantes , des vases antique , des corps humains. Des véritables lithos antiques . Le tout présenté dans un étui protecteur . 30$ pour la poste , Ref 112-B boîte B-11 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michel Guay]
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        Farthest North

      Westminster, Archibald Constable and Company, 1897. Leather_bound. Two volumes. Thick octavo. First English Edition. Fridtjof Nansen "Farthest North". Being the record of a voyage of exploration of the ship Fram 1893 - 1896 and of a fifteen months sleigh journey by Dr. Hansen and Lieut. Johansen with an appendix by Otto Sverdrup captain of the Fram ship. About one hundred and twenty full page and numerous text illustrations, sixteen coloured plates in facsimile from Dr. Hansen own sketches, etched portrait photogravures and maps. Bound in three quarter aqua green morocco by Bayntun Binders (spine faded even tan) cloth boards, gilt motif to spine of hunting fox and polar bear, gilt title, top edge gilt. Very good.

      [Bookseller: Imperial Fine Books]
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        Charles O'Malley. The Irish Dragoon

      London: Service & Paton, 1897. "Vivid, Rollicking Adventures of Military Life and Hard-Drinking, Fox-Hunting Irish Society" Illustrated by Arthur Rackham [RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. LEVER, Charles. Charles O'Malley. The Irish Dragoon. With Sixteen Illustrations… London: Service & Paton, 1897. First Rackham illustrated edition. Octavo (7 5/8 x 5 inches; 194 x 128 mm.). [ii], [x], 628, [2, advertisements] pp. Title-page printed in red and black. Sixteen full-page black and white illustrations, including frontispiece. Publisher's burgundy ribbed cloth. Upper board with gilt stamped title and author vignette, spine with foliate design and title lettered in gilt. Upper edge cut, others untrimmed. E5 & E6 (pp. 73-76) poorly opened with very slight loss (1/8 x 1 inch); 2D6 (p. 427/8) with small piece (7/16 x 1/2 inch) missing from blank outer margin; a few very minor and insignificant marginal stains, otherwise a near fine copy. Engraved bookplate of W. Kinning Crone on rear paste-down. "By 1898, Rackham had become the master of a repertoire of three areas of style. The first, and perhaps the style which had brought him the greater part of his income to date, was the blood-and-thunder boy's adventure story manner of...books such as The Money-Spinner and Charles O'Malley" (Hamilton). "Vivid, rollicking adventures of military life and hard-drinking, fox-hunting Irish society. A story of the Peninsular War, a medley of boisterous fun, humorous character, love-making, and martial adventure, many being good stories redressed. The great war amid which these scenes are enacted, and the romantic countries and inhabitants of Portugal, Spain, and France, afford a great variety of scenery, of adventure, and of comic and tragic incident -- the interest never flags for a moment. The humorous figure Major Monsoon is a real personage, who was actually present at occurrences that Lever could never otherwise have heard about" (Baker, A Guide to Historical Fiction). Latimore and Haskell p. 10. Riall p. 20. Hamilton p. 47.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        MOTHER GOOSE IN PROSE

      PARRISH. BAUM,L.FRANK. MOTHER GOOSE IN PROSE. Chicago: Way & Williams (1897). 4to (9 1/2 x 11 1/4", 265p., grey pictorial cloth stamped in color on both covers. Slight cover soil, a few inconspicuous small archival margin mends and some wear at inner hinge (not weak), really an excellent, clean copy. First edition, first issue (all 16-page signatures except for the last two gatherings, terminal leaf (not terminal page) concluding on [268], striped headbands. THIS IS THE FIRST BOOK WITH MAXFIELD PARRISH'S ILLUSTRATIONS AND ALSO L. FRANK BAUM'S FIRST PUBLISHED BOOK FOR CHILDREN! Illustrated by MAXFIELD PARRISH with wonderful color pictorial covers, pictorial title page, plus 12 black and white plates. For the text, Baum retells many classic nursery rhymes in story format. This is a beautifulg copy of one of the most desired of all children's books. The first issue is extremely hard to find. See catalogue of Schiller auction #4).

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        Meyers Konversations - Lexikon. 17 Bände (A - Z). Ein Nachschlagewerk des allgemeinen Wissens. Fünfte, gänzlich neubearbeitete Auflage. Neuer Abdruck. 10500 Abbildungen, 1088 Tafeln davon 164 oft doppelblattgroße in Chromolithographie.

      Leipzig und Wien, Bibliographisches Institut - 1897 - Gr. 8°. Sehr dekorative braune Orig.-Halblederbände, Rücken mit goldgeprägten Titeln auf grünen und roten Lederschildchen und überaus reicher Rückenvergoldung (R. Körth, Buchhandlung, Berlin), Lederecken, dreiseitig marmorierter Schnitt, Vorsätze aus Brokatpapier. Einbände nur gering berieben. Schönes, dekoratives Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Cassel & Lampe Gbr]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1897 - 1897 Wisden Original Hardback, Fine Condition

      1897. For sale here is an 1897 original Publisher's hardback in fine condition. 1897 was the second year that Wisden published in hardback and in our experience the 1897 is just as scarce as the 1896 hardback. It is difficult to know why these two years are so scarce compared to later hardback years. It might be that Wisden produced them in very small numbers or possibly because quite a lot of them were taken out of the hardback covers and rebound in bindings to match the years prior to 1896. A lot of Wisden from this era were rebound by collectors at the time of publication. In any event the book is incredibly scarce! The front and rear boards and the spine are absolutely immaculate. The book as had no restoration whatsoever. The gilt is bright to the front board and to the spine. Internally, all is in immaculate condition - the front and rear paste downs, the contents and the plate are all complete, original, unmarked and in fine condition. An immaculate copy of a very scarce book.

      [Bookseller: Wisdenshop.com]
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        Map of the Peninsula of Florida and Adjacent Islands....

      St. Augustine, FL. Florida East Coast Railway. No date. Ca. 1897. Color map 39 3/4 x 16 inches folding into decorative card covers 8 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches. Advertising on the inside front cover notes that "Steamship service between Miami, Florida and Nassau, N.P. (Bahama Islands), will be inaugurated early in January, 1898..." The railroad to Miami was completed in 1896....

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        Der Oelprinz. Eine Erzählung für die reifere Jugend.

      Stgt./Bln./Lpz., Union Dt. Verlagsanstalt [1897]. - 2. Aufl. gr. 8°. 2 Bll., 559 (1) S. Mit 16 Farbtaf. OLn. Farb. ill. Kanten schwach berieben. Rü. u. Vors. fachgerecht restaur. u. erneuert. Vors. gestemp. 1 Bl. m. Randriß, 1 Bl. m. kl. Eckabriß. Plaul 299.1 Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        HISTORY OF CALIFORNIA (inscribed and signed by the author).

      N.J. Stone & Co., San Francisco 1897 - 4 volumes, publisher's full morocco stamped in gilt and blind; octavo; (vii)-xxxvi, 37-788; (v)-xli, 43-823; (vii)-xli, 43-981; (xv)-xli, 43-858 pp. All edges gilt. First edition of volumes 3 & 4; volumes 1 & 2 were originally published in 1885. An important history of California, described thus by Cowan "The best history of California within reasonable proportions. The accuracy of its author is well known, and the individual who inclines to history will find it readable. It has little in common with . . . Bancroft; so comparison is not made. It presents one singular anomaly which could neither have been foreseen nor avoided. In the earlier half of his work, Mr. Hittell used very extensively for his sources of history the archives of California, which were at the office of the United States surveyor-general in San Francisco. These were completely destroyed in the great fire of 1906, thereby rendering the possibility of verification of such references almost hopeless. The work has been adversely criticized for some reflections upon the missonaries, but notwithstanding such comments its value is unimpaired." Inscribed and signed by the author on front blank leaf of first volume: "To Daniel A. Ryan with kind regards of Theodore H. Hittell. February 8, 1905." Ryan was a San Francisco attorney and unsuccessful candidate for Mayor of the city. (Cowan p. 285 ) Minor scuffing, second volume with darkening to rear joint, stain to fore-edge of fourth volume, bookplate of Daniel & Josephine Ryan to front pastedown of each volume. A very good set [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chanticleer Books, ABAA]
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        Japan, Described and Written By the Japanese (10 Volumes)

      J. B. Millet Company, Boston 1897 - Boston: J. B. Millet Company, 1897. Very Good. The Yedo Edition, limited & numbered; Complete in 10 volumes; Red, green, off-white, & gold specked floral cloth, gold title & device on pale paper cover labels (3.5"x9"), traditional tied spine treatment, beveled edges, tissued flower portrait frontis in each volume, 30 exquisite handcolored albumen photographs with tissues, & quality paper/printing. The 10 coloured flower collotypes are by K. Ogawa, the 30 coloured albumen photographs by K. Tamamura and numerous photogr. text-illustrations. The 10 coloured flower collotypes are wonderful, with a kind of 3D feeling. Contents of all volumes very clean, the bindings of all the volumes very solid. The cloth is fraying and worn off on the spine ends (above or below the binding chords) on some volumes. Altogether, a strong VG set of bindings, a little dusty and worn, with nice fresh contents, free of soiling, stains or foxing. STOCK NOTE: In rare books oversize section. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Blue Sky Rare Books]
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        Ohne Titel [Adam und Eva mit blauem Apfel.]. Öl auf Leinwand.

      120 x 70 cm, gerahmt, Minimale Läsuren Max Paul Tobler (1897-1969 Zürich). Maler. Angewandte Kunst. Leiter des Schweizerischen Marionettentheaters in Zürich. Lehrer an der Kunstgewerbeschule in Zürich. - Die Restauration u. Reinigung durch einen Fachmann können wir gern veranlassen und würde max. CHF 400.- betragen.

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        Regulations governing the Uniform of Commissioned Officers, Warrant Of

      1897. U.S. NAVY. Regulations governing the Uniform of Commissioned Officers, Warrant Officers, and enlisted Men of the Navy of the United States. 26, [2] pp. With 52 full-page chromolithographic plates of military costume + 1 full-page chromolithograph of an American Eagle. 8vo., 234 x 143 mm, bound in original publisher's blue cloth. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1886. |~||~||~||~||~||~| |~| The plates are divided into two series, the first for the Commissioned officers and the second for enlisted men. Note: Plates 20 and 21 of the second series relating to enlisted men were not issued and were omitted in the numbering. The volume was reprinted in 1897 by the Government Printing Office, with revisions; the present volume documents the early version of the Regulations. Slightly worn at binding extremities. Quite scarce.

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        Farthest North

      London Archibald Constable and Company 1897 - First Edition in two volumes. One hundred and twenty full page and numerous text illustrations with sixteen coloured plates, etched portrait, photgravures and maps. Half bound in dark blue morocco with blue covers. Raised bands, gilt ships in four compartments. Gilt titles direct to spine in two compartments.

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        Life and Speeches of William McKinley; Edited by J.S. Ogilvie

      J.S. Ogilvie Publishing, New York 1897 - AUTOGRAPHED "William McKinley" on Executive Mansion, Washington calling card (4.25" x 2.25"). 8vo. 5.25" x 7.5" pp. [3] iv 5-338 with 8 pages of bust drawings of McKinley and other politicians and 5 pp. of advertising. Some fraying at bottom of the spine and a bump at the top, light age toning. Cracking of front end paper at inside spine, top corner of front end paper torn, some dirty finger smudging on pp. 14-17. Small bookplate (1/2' x 2") on front flyleaf, "John R. Fleming, Forksville, Penna."William McKinley (1843 - 1901). 25th President of the United States (1897 - 1901 - assassinated) The real highlight of this book is the "Executive Mansion, Washington" card signed William McKinley. McKinley's autograph as President in any form is relatively scarce. Books original owner was a firm Republican, local politician, prosperous business man owning a farm and woolen mill. "Gentlemen of the Convention: My sole ambition is to meet your expectations, and I pledge myself to exercise the important powers of this high office with absolute justice and impartiality. I bespeak your cordial cooperation and support to the end that our proceedings may be orderly and dignified, as befits the deliberations if the supreme council of the Republican party. (p 270) [Very unique, at least in this election year, to see the words dignified and Republican in the same sentance.]. Dark blue cover with title in gilt on spine [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Montgomery Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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        Illustrierte Jagdzeitung, Wochenzeitung

      - Jg. III-XIX in 17 Bänden. Parey, Bln. 1897-1913. Mit zahlr. teils farb. Abb. u. Taf. 4°. Orig.-Hln. mit Rückenvergold. Papierbed. gebräunt, leichte Gebrsp. Gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Engel & Co GmbH]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1897 - 1897 & 1898 Wisden Hardbacks

      1897. Hi and Welcome to our Store. We are selling our HBs off in chunks, happy to split the sets or to send more details and pictures, please just ask us or the admin team here. This lot is a Set of 2 Hardback Wisdens - 1897 and 1898 , Second and Third Hardbacks, both very hard to find, the 1897 being incredibly scarce. The 1897 is in Good Condition. The gilts have been restored and the boards are dark, the hinges have some weakness and repaired but clean inside with excellent photoplate, some wear down the right hand side of the front board. The 1898 is in Very good condition, possibility of spine gilt touch up but other than that 100% original , clean inside with great plate and hinges. Two rare books.

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        Neue Adresse: Conrad Felixmüller (1 Berlin 37 Zehlendorf, Gartenstr.3). [1967]. [Original-Holzschnitt / original woodcut].

      Conrad Felixmüller, geboren 1897 in Dresden, gestorben 1977 in Berlin-Zehlendorf. Maler des Expressionismus und der Neuen Sachlichkeit. Von Conrad Felixmüller signierter und datierter '16.3.67' und mit dem Zusatz 'fertige Platte' versehener Holzschnitt auf Japanpapier. Nicht im Werkverzeichnis Söhn 633. Maße Blatt: 24,2 x 18,0 cm. Maße Platte: 12,0 x 9,3 cm. Sehr gutes Exemplar. Original woodcut, signed, dated '16.3.67' and labeled 'fertige Platte' by Felixmüller. Measure sheet: 24,2 x 18,0 cm. Measure plate: 12,0 x 9,3 cm. Fine condition.

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        Clovis Dardentor.

      London: Sampson Low, Marston & Company,, 1897. Illustrated. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles and illustrations to spine and front in gilt, grey, black and orange, florally patterned endpapers, all edges gilt. Illustrated title page and 45 plates. Slight rubbing to the ends and tips, slight rubbing from the colour illustrating the front board, some faint spotting to tissue guard and minimally elsewhere, but an exceptionally smart and fresh copy, sound and generally in excellent condition. First English edition, first impression, of this Verne caper first published in French in the previous year. This is an exceptionally nice copy in the scarce green variant cloth.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Weberzug"? Révolte des tisserands. La sortie.

      c. 1893 / 1897 - ESTAMPES Signée au crayon en bas à droite.Tirage sur papier fort. Petit coup appuyé en haut à droite du sujet. Planche 4 de "Ein Weberstand". Très rare épreuve du tirage avant la lettre et sans la marque de Felsings. Klipstein 32, Ia (?). 21,6 x 29,5. (35 x 50 la feuille). [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Autograph manuscript signed ("Dein Freund und Onkel May"). Radebeul-Dresden, 18. XII. 1897.

      1897. 8vo. 2 pages (35 lines) on bifolium. Spotty; stronger damage to edges; tears in foldings partly re-backed.

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        DRACULA

      Westminster: Archibald Constable and Company, 1897. FIRST EDITION, First Issue, before advertisement leaf and publisher's catalogue. 200 x 130 mm. (7 3/4 x 5 1/8"). ix, [i], 390 pp. FIRST EDITION, First Issue, before advertisement leaf and publisher's catalogue. Fine modern black crushed morocco by Bayntun Riviere (stamp-signed on front turn-in), covers with double gilt fillet border, raised bands, spine compartments similarly framed, gilt titling, gilt-ruled turn-ins, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Original cloth covers and spine bound in. Occasional mild marginal foxing or small stains, otherwise A VERY FINE COPY, clean, fresh, and wide margined, and in an attractive unworn binding. This is the earliest edition of the most famous and influential vampire tale of all. Stoker (1847-1912) was inspired by the folklore of his native Ireland and by the Gothic novels of his countryman Sheridan Le Fanu. As DNB observes, the "complex and highly symbolic" plot here "illustrated [the author's] fears about a world approaching a new century, about the unspeakable things which could happen to ordinary people, and about male insecurity and the dangers of subservience to another person. . . . Favourably compared with Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights, and Edgar Allan Poe's The Fall of the House of Usher, it was considered weird and powerful, one of the best in the supernatural line." Received with enthusiasm by critics and the public alike, it went through 11 editions in Stoker's lifetime, and it continues to resonate with readers and to inspire other artists. This is not an especially rare book, but it is not common to find a well-preserved copy, and our appealing morocco binding provides a welcome alternative to the publisher's yellow cloth, which invariably shows up very soiled. This is the earliest edition of the most famous and influential vampire tale of all. Stoker (1847-1912) was inspired by the folklore of his native Ireland and by the Gothic novels of his countryman Sheridan Le Fanu. As DNB observes, the "complex and highly symbolic" plot here "illustrated [the author's] fears about a world approaching a new century, about the unspeakable things which could happen to ordinary people, and about male insecurity and the dangers of subservience to another person. . . . Favourably compared with Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights, and Edgar Allan Poe's The Fall of the House of Usher, it was considered weird and powerful, one of the best in the supernatural line." Received with enthusiasm by critics and the public alike, it went through 11 editions in Stoker's lifetime, and it continues to resonate with readers and to inspire other artists. This is not an especially rare book, but it is not common to find a well-preserved copy, and our appealing morocco binding provides a welcome alternative to the publisher's yellow cloth, which invariably shows up very soiled.

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        Au square

      - ESTAMPES Lithographie originale en couleurs. Belle épreuve parue dans le numéro 7 (novembre 1897) de l'Estampe Moderne. Notre épreuve porte le timbre sec de l'Estampe Moderne en bas à droite. Parfait état. L'Estampe Moderne a paru de mai 1897 à avril 1899. 33 x 25,5

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        La femme au paon

      - ESTAMPES Lithographie originale en couleurs. Belle épreuve parue dans le numéro 3 (juillet 1897) de l'Estampe Moderne. Notre épreuve porte le timbre sec de l'Estampe Moderne en bas à droite. Parfait état. L'Estampe Moderne a paru de mai 1897 àavril 1899. 34 x 22 cm.

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        Invocation à la madone d'onyx vert

      - ESTAMPES Lithographie originale en couleurs. Belle épreuve parue dans le numéro 3 (juillet 1897) de l'Estampe Moderne. Notre épreuve porte le timbre sec de l'Estampe Moderne en bas à droite. Parfait état. L'Estampe Moderne a paru de mai 1897 àavril 1899. 38 x 26,5

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        Retour

      - ESTAMPES Lithographie originale en couleurs. Belle épreuve parue dans le numéro 2 (Juin 1897) de l'Estampe Moderne. Notre épreuve porte le timbre sec de l'Estampe Moderne en bas à droite. Parfait état. L'Estampe Moderne a paru de mai 1897 à avril 1899. 33 x 25,5 cm.

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        Pompeji vor der Zerstoerung. Reconstructionen der Tempel und ihrer Umgebung, entworfen und ausgefuehrt von C. Weichardt, Architect. Das Werk enthaelt: Zwoelf Foliotafeln nach Aquarellen in Lichtdruck. Ferner einhundertundfuefzig textillustrationen in Zinko- und Autotypie, darstellend kleinere Reconstructionen, Grundrisse, Ruinen und Einzelfundstuecke der Tempel, sowie Kopfleisten und Schlussvignetten.

      - Leipzig, K. F. Koehler, (1897). Large folio. (6),+ 128,+ (1) pp. + 12 plates in lichtdruck, of which 6 are folding. Several illustrations in text. Blue richly dec. original cloth, pictorial front board, with text in gilt and red, red edges. End-papers in silver. Garcia 14204. Romantic reconstructions of views in Pompeii. The architect Carl Weichardt (1846-1906) also published a similar work with reconstructions at Capri, and the Villa of Tiberius. The plates are printed by Verlagsanstalt F. Brockmann in München. Smaller editions were published in English and French. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Diary kept while with the Peary Arctic Expedition of 1896.

      N.p., n.d. [?New Haven, Conn., 1897]. - First edition. 8vo. pp. 80; map frontispiece, one illust. from photograph; very good in the original red cloth, slightly marked to spine. A presentation copy from the author, inscribed and signed by him on the flyleaf, and with his MS annotations and corrections at pp. 4, 19, 31, 65, 79, 80, and a long note to p. 7 at rear. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        [Forms of service for St. Paul's Cathedral for the years 1885-1902]

      [s.i.]: [s.n.] Contemporary red half-cloth, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed and soiled with slight surface loss, corners bumped. Occasional marginal dust-soiling and browning to articles, several lightly foxed, substantial loss to folding plan connected to an order of service for the Lambeth conference of 1897. Occasional ink inscriptions and authorial ascribations of John S. Bumpus. A collection of over 70 service-papers, hymn-sheets, orders of ceremony, programmes, and tickets, all relating to events held at St. Paul's Cathedral, London through the late-Victorian to early-Edwardian eras. Of particular note are; a form of service for the jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Victoria for June 23rd 1887; an order of service for the burial of artist Sir John Everett Millais for August 20th 1896; a memorial service for those who fell during the Second Boer War for December 19th 1900; a solemn service of supplication held on the burial day of president of the United States William McKinley; and a service in memory of mining magnate and one-time Prime Minister of the Cape Colony, Cecil John Rhodes. John S. Bumpus, author of A history of English cathedral music 1549-1889 (London, 1906). . 8vo and 12mo.

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        Le commerce international 1896-1897 : cours professés à la Faculté de Droit (Manuscrit)

      1897 - petit in-4° relié demi-percaline bordeaux, 414 [1] pages manuscrites du cours de Cauwes donné pendant l'année 1896-1897. Très bel exemplaire à peine émoussé aux coins [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Salzburg

      Artist: Angerer Ludwig/ Arndt W Leo; issued in: Berlin ; date: 1897 - - technic: Etching ; colorit: colored ; condition: Tear on the right side perfectly restored ; size in cm : 47 x 64,5 - description: Decorative total view of the city of Salzburg at the river Salzach and the fortress Hohenzalzburg.

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        Le poème du Rhône en XII chants.

      Lemerre, Paris 1897 - LIVRES Édition originale réimposé grand in-8°, tirée à 115 exemplaires. Celui-ci , un des 10 sur Hollande paraphé par l?éditeur. (Après 5 ex. sur Chine) Très bel exemplaire du titre le plus rare de Mistral. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Simplicissimus. Illustrierte Wochenschrift. 1. Jg., Nr. 1, 4. April 1896 - Nr. 52, 27. März 1897.

      Fol. Pag. pro Heft (à 8 S.) OHLwd. Der erste Jahrgang ohne Titelblatt und Inhaltsverzeichnis, ansonsten komplett. - Seiten etw. gebräunt, Titel von Nr. 11 m. kl. aufklebten Papierstreifen (kein offensichtlicher Schaden), Ebd. etw. berieben, fleckig, leichter Schatten eines abgelösten Exlibris a. V. - Der Beginn ...

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        City of New York.

      New York, G.W. & C.B. Colton, 1897. 550 x 984 mm. Très rare et spectaculaire vue aérienne de Manhattan et ses environs proches, lithographiée en couleurs et publiée en 1897 par G.W. et C.B. Colton. La vue est prise depuis Jersey City et Hoboken, ce qui est plutôt inhabituel pour New York, qui était le plus souvent représentée depuis la pointe sud ou la pointe nord de l'île de Manhattan, comme dans les vues de Currier & Ives. La vue s'étend au nord jusqu'aux quartiers de Harlem et du Bronx, et à l'est jusqu'à Roosevelt Island, Brooklyn et le Queens. Au premier plan, on peut voir la baie de New York avec la Statue de la Liberté, Governors Island et Ellis Island, abritant les fameux bâtiments du centre d'immigration ouvert en 1892. Sur la pointe sud de Manhattan, on distingue les premiers gratte-ciels de New York, construits à partir des années 1890. Quatre ponts sont représentés : le Pont de Brooklyn, reliant les quartiers de Manhattan et Brooklyn, et l'un des plus anciens ponts suspendus des Etats-Unis, ouvert à la circulation en 1883 après 13 ans de travaux ; le Pont de Williamsburg, dont la construction n'était probablement pas terminée au moment où cette vue était dessinée ; le Pont de Queensboro, pas encore construit mais dont le projet a été dessiné ; ainsi qu'un pont qui demeura à l'état de projet, devant relier la 57th sur Manhattan à la ville d'Hoboken dans le New Jersey. De la plus grande rareté. Manque aux deux bibliographies de Reps. Aucun exemplaire localisé dans les bibliothèques américaines. Exemplaire restauré, avec traces de craquelures encore visibles, essentiellement dans les marges.

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        Studies in the Psychology of Sex; Sexual Inversion

      University Press, London 1897 - 8vo. Volume 1. [xvii], 204 pp. Cloth, gilt, very good copy. (79344). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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