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2009-03-16 23:15:34
Wells, H[erbert] G[eorge]
C. Arthur Pearson Ltd., London. Cloth. Two bound publishers volumes comprising Pearson's Magazine from January to December 1897 which features the magazine appearance of War of the Worlds with the wonderful Warwick Goble illustrations (these volumes are from a larger set as they are numbered Volume III and IV). A solid very good set with some wear to cloth at the extremities. (10981) [Attributes: Soft Cover]
Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB [Laurel, MD, U.S.A.]
2009-03-16 23:15:34
H. G. Wells et al
C. Arthur Pearson Limited, London, 1897. Bevelled, decorative cloth boards; original publisher's cloth [Art Nouveau style]. Pp 754; all edges gilt; decorative endpapers. Board extremities bumped and some scuffing; book shows signs of 'opening' up away from spine but appears eminently reparable. The usual tanning to endpapers contents are clean and clear. This Volume notable for the first appearance of H.G.Wells' 'War of the Worlds', 6 [of 9] instalments numbered XII to XXI, with many illustrations by Warwick Goble. Images/further information available upon request. Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Wensumbooks [Norwich, United Kingdom]
2009-03-15 16:10:08
Goad, Charles Edward
Montreal, Toronto, London 1897 - A uncommon city map of Pointe-a-Pitre in Guadeloupe, done for insurance purposes., Size : 635x535 (mm), 25x21 (Inches), Hand Colored
Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books
2009-03-15 06:24:12
Paris, Me Duchesne, 1897. Grand in-8 broché, couverture rempliée, 184 pages. Portrait héliogravé de Jules de Goncourt en frontispice sous serpente. Important catalogue de vente de la bibliothèque dix-huitième des Goncourt dispersée du 29 mars au 3 avril 1897 par Me Duchesne, commissaire priseur (expert : M. Morgand). La description des 1126 numéros comprenant pour la plupart plusieurs ouvrages est précédée de deux préfaces par Edmond de Goncourt et par Alcidor Delzant. Sont successivement présentés les livres concernant : la jurisprudence, les sciences, les beaux-arts, les arts divers, les belles lettres, l'histoire, la biographie et la bibliographie. Petits accidents et légères piqûres à la couverture. Intérieur impeccable. " Cette bibliothèque différe des autres : elle a donné vie à une oeuvre, et cette fécondation mystérieuse en faisait, pour quelques visiteurs d'Auteuil, une sorte de temple où ils n'entraient qu'avec recueillement". (Alcidor Delzant). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE LE GALET [PARIS, France]
2009-03-14 04:13:01
Halford, Frederic M.
Vinton & Co, London. Edition De Luxe, no. 60 of 100 copies, numbered and signed by the author on the title page of each volume. With 18 wood engraved and 10 hand-colored etched plates, plus numerous illustrations in text; Vol. II contains 100 flies in 12 recessed card mounts. 2 vols. 4to. One of 100 Signed Copies, With an Added Fly Tied by Halford. Frederic M. Halford (1844-1914), author and angler of the late Victorian and early Edwardian eras whose writings and systematic approach to the dry fly profoundly influenced fly-fishing around the world. His books, beginning with Floating Flies (1886) and Dry-Fly Fishing in Theory and Practice (1889), and culminating with Dry-Fly Entomology (1897), made a legendary figure of the somewhat reserved Halford and shaped the sport for decades. As Tony Hayter's recent biography demonstrates, Halford's life and writings remain of perennial interest. Westwood & Satchell Supplement, p. 246; Gee p. 92; cf. Hayter, F. M. Halford and the Dry-Fly Revolution (2002) Full green crushed morocco gilt, t.e.g., others uncut. Covers time-darkened and, as usual, spines uniformly faded to brown; second volume rebacked, else a fine set with the flies in perfect condition. With an inserted fly at no. 54, with the manuscript notation "one of the flies tied by Halford in 1903" With 18 wood engraved and 10 hand-colored etched plates, plus numerous illustrations in text; Vol. II contains 100 flies in 12 recessed card mounts. 2 vols. 4to Edition De Luxe, no. 60 of 100 copies, numbered and signed by the author on the title page of each volume [Attributes: Signe … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
2009-03-13 02:20:44
Rudyard Kipling
London, Macmillan 1897 - Complete set of this magnificet edition, published from 1897 to 1938 in the original red silk bindings with gilt backstrips. The early volumes were limited to 1050 copies, the last volumes to 350 copies. Also included in uniform binding is the scarce volume "Departmetal Ditties", published by Thacker in 1898 in uniform binding. This is not an edited set like the Burwash Edition of Kiplings Works but rather a de-luxe version of the original editions of each title. The delicate silk bindings are very decorative but some volumes have been repaired. Paper of some volumes shows moderate foxing. Overall a beautiful set with some flaws but still highly desirable. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Mathias Schoen [Germany]
2009-03-11 03:17:26
1897. Paris: Nilsson/Lamm. First. hardcover. near fine. Toulouse Lautrec; Caran d'Ache; Merimann; Willette; Misti, et al. Volume I (possibly the only volume published). Preface par Pierre Veber. 39pp of text in French, with some in-text figures; 63 lithographic plates printed by Draeger, Appel, Verneau & others, mostly in full color, the others tinted. Folio, original green cloth pictorially stamped in black & gilt. Paris: Nilsson/Lamm, [no date, 1897]. Light foxing in margins of a some plates, otherwise a near fine, bright copy. The book is scarce as it was frequently dismembered and the plates sold separately.
Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
2009-03-10 05:12:59
Gibson, Charles Dana (1867-1944)
New York, C. Scribner's Sons, 1897. Landscape folio. Very good copy in the original pictorial, bevelled boards. Professionally recased with matching cloth spine; very impressively finished. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. ; 64 pages; Description: 1 p. 1., [64] p. Illus. 30 x 47 cm. Subjects: London (England) --Pictorial works. 4 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: MW Books Ltd. [Galway, Ireland]
2009-03-10 05:12:59
Gibson, Charles Dana (1867-1944)
New York, C. Scribner's Sons, 1897. Landscape folio. Very good copy in the original cloth-backed, decorated cloth over bevelled boards. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and dust-toned as with age. Remains quite well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. ; 64 pages; Description: 1 p. 1., [64] p. Illus. 30 x 47 cm. Subjects: London (England) --Pictorial works. 4 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: MW Books Ltd. [Galway, Ireland]
2009-03-07 23:13:53
Siler, George & Houseman, Lou M.
THE FIGHT OF THE CENTURY BEING A REVIEW OF THE WORLD'S CHAMPIONSHIP CONTEST BETWEEN ROBERT FITZSIMMONS AND JAMES J CORBETT AT CARSON CITY, NEV. MARCH 17TH 1897, W. J. Jefferson Printing & Publishing Co., N.d. (but 1897), first edition, 52 numbered pages, some modest wear and tear and chipping to the somewhat color faded front and rear covers restored by a professional paper conservationist), else a tight vg copy in pictorial wraps as issued with just about fine interior consisting of a pink paper stock text block as issued. A detailed account of the boxers and their boxing history, the Articles of Agreement, pre-fight events and round by round commentary by the referee (Siler) and Houseman. This fight is of course acknowledged as amongst the greatest fights in the recorded history of the sport and was the second ever heavyweight championship fight, Corbett defeating Sullivan 5 years earlier in New Orleans. It was also the first championship fight ever filmed, in this case by the Edison Picture Company and memorialized not only by Corbetts own "long count" accusation, but also by Fitzsimmons famous Solar Plexus Punch which won the match for him in the 14th round. The OCLC reveals only 3 copies while no copies have been reported among the major auction houses in the last 35 years. Among the "Holy Grails" of those collecting important boxing titles.
2009-03-07 08:20:31
Giusti, Livorno, 1897. Pagine: 510 . Illustrazioni: 5 foto incisioni . Formato: 8° . Rilegatura: Brossura . Stato: Discreto . Caratteristiche: Bruniture. Manca retrocopertina. Dorso restaurato e mancanze.Foto disponibili .
Bookseller: Libreria Scripta Manent [ALBENGA, SV, Italy]
2009-03-02 01:11:50
Twain, Mark
The American Publishing Company, Hartford, CT 1897 - 8vo. 712 pp. Rebound in half-leather. Cloth sl. frayed at edges, light soil to back edge. Spine bright. T.e.g. "Hartford" only on title page. Faint transfer of frontis. photo to title page (tisue leaf missing). B/w drawings, halftones. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Cellar Stories Bookstore
2009-02-28 03:10:16
Nansen Fridtjof
Voghera, Roma, 1897. XXX + 475; VIII + 504 con numerose ill. n.t. e tavv.f.t. e 4 carte grandi ripiegate a fine volumi p. 2 voll in-8
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Giulio Cesare [roma, ROMA, Italy]
2009-02-27 21:10:32
Allen, Grant
London: Grant Richards, 1897. First edition. Corners slightly bumped and endpapers a little browned, some internal cracks at the hinges but still tight, a handsome, else near fine copy of this important collection of short stories featuring Colonel Clay, "the first important rogue in short crime fiction who is the hero, not a subsidiary character, villain or anti-hero" (Steinbrunner and Penzler, *Encyclopedia of Mystery and Detection*). *Queen's Quorum*. Near Fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books [U.S.A.]
2009-02-27 07:23:57
PELLETAN, Edouard, editeur
Pelletan, Paris. Edited by Edouard Pelletan. 2 volumes - 1er Anee 1897 & 2nd 1898. Whole years, bound together with continuous pagination. Profusely illustrated, most of the plates being in two states; a few in color or sepia. Large 4tos, contemporary 3/4 morocco. Paris: Edouard Pelletan, 1897-1898. Limited First Editions. Very scarce. The first two volumes of this rare 3 volume journal on graphic art. Special de luxe edition, volume 1 being one of 50 copies, and volume 2 one of 36, each signed by the editor. Plates by Durer, Rembrandt, Goya, Daumier, Dore, Cheret, Steinlen, et al. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
2009-02-27 03:17:03
Le Figaro (Jean Boussod, Manzi, Joyant), Paris 1897 - Annata completa per il 1897 di questa celebre rivista illustrata. 12 numeri in un vol. in-folio (405x305mm), pp. (4), XLVIII, 248 (numerazione continua; legatura coeva m. pelle rossa con titolo e fregi dorati su dorso a nervi. Piatti e risguardi marmorizzati. In fine sono legate le belle brossure originali illustrate a colori da Frédérique Vallet, Hernandez, Bourgain, Jeanniot, Ridgway Knight, Carrier-Belleuse, Adrien Moreau, Barrau, Blue, Georges Cain, Kaemmerer, Flameng. L'annata presenta due racconti illustrati a colori da Alfons Mucha, Le Verglas di Henri Ferrare (pp. 61-66) e Le Fou di Désiré Malonyay (pp. 221-223); una partitura musicale, La Danse de la Petite Sorcière di Carolus Aggházy (pp. 224-226) è anch'essa illustrata a colori da Mucha. Inoltre, centinaia di illustrazioni a colori e in b.n. n.t. e f.t., dovute a noti nomi dell'arte francese del tempo: Job, Henri Willems, Trianon, Métivet, Bac, Alfred Paris, Flameng, Albert Guillaume, Georges Roux, Adrien Moreau, ecc. Fra gli autori dei testi: Willy (Henri Gauthier-Villars), Ernest Daudet, Maurice Loir, Emile Duboc, Antonin Proust, Claretie, Frédéric Masson, Henry Gréville, ecc. Numerose altre illustrazioni fotografiche intercalate n.t. Gli scritti comprendono prose narrative, poesie e saggi di vario genere. Fra gli argomenti toccati: Madame Du Barry, la vita culturale e i teatri a Parigi, Eleonora Duse, la vita militare, cannoni e torpediniere, la marina militare, la Banca di Francia, la spedizione di Siria del 1799, il Maharajah di Kapurthala, il giubileo de … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Gilibert Libreria Antiquaria (ILAB-LILA)
2009-02-26 22:11:29
ALBERT MOLLAT - ALPHONSE PICARD, 1897. Used. RO30064656. HISTOIRE DE LA CORPORATION DES APOTHICAIRES DE BORDEAUX DE L'ENSEIGNEMENT ET DE L'EXERCICE DE LA PHARMACIE DANS CETTE VILLE. 1897. In-8. Broché. Etat passable, Couv. légèrement pliée, Dos abîmé, Intérieur frais. 138 pages. frontispice : "blason de la corporation des apothicaires de Bordeaux" en couleurs avec serpente. Bandeaux, lettrines et culs-de-lampe en noir et blanc. Quelques planches en couleurs. Couverture contre pliée. Manque important que le dos.. . . . Classification Dewey : 610-Sciences médicales. Médecine. [Attributes: Soft Cover]
Bookseller: Le-Livre [SABLONS, France]
2009-02-26 16:06:28
Pennell, Joseph (1857-1926)
New York: R. H. Russell. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1897, Hardback, First Edition. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Gilt-titled spine, gilted-raised bands, and spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. ; 289 pages; Description: 289 p. Illus. , plates (part col. ) 37 x 28cm. Subjects: Keene, Charles Samuel, 1823-1891. Etching--Catalogs. Notes: Bibliography of the books Keene illustrated. 289 pages. Inventory No: 62397.
Bookseller: MW Books Ltd. [Galway, Ireland]
2009-02-25 03:13:28
Vaughan, Henry.
Hacon & Ricketts 52 Warwick Street, London MDCCCXCVII [1897]. Printed at the Ballantyne Press. One of a total of 210 copies. - Size of the binding: 5 1/4 inches x 7 3/4 in., Charles Ricketts' frontispiece and design title-page with borders; Arts & Crafts style initial letters. Designed by Charles Ricketts. 199 pp. + printer's colophon page, printed in a cross form. Bound in full, dark blue morocco leather, with four raised bands on the spine, and gilt-lettered title and decorations, gilt borders and simple floral designs on the covers, Art Nouveau style gilt toolings on the cover edges, simple floral tooling on the inner leather turn-ins. The front lower cover leather turn-in is goldstamped: -BEST- . * . GRABAU. (most likely by Buffalo, New York bookbinder, John Grabau; 1878-1948. The use of the term "BEST" here has not been identified.) Blue watered-surfaced paper endpapers, top-edge gilt, double, multi-colored headbands, purple silk bookmarker ribbon bound in; in a slipcase covered with matching blue paper, with a purple silk pull. The spine shows fading, with wear and rubbing present to the outer hinges, and a visible tear to the leather in the upper spine end. Some age-related tanning to page margins. With the bookplate of Cleveland, Ohio based book collector, William G. Mather (1857-1951), on the front paste-down endpaper. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.
2009-02-24 13:12:17
Ribera, José Eugenio.
Lib. Ed. de Bailly-Bailliere e Hijos, Madrid, 1897. 2ª tirada. 14x21.5. 2 vols. ( T. I. Texto) de 2h. 264pp. 2h. y (T. II. Atlas) 2h. 31 láminas desplegables (completo.) Holandesa tela editorial. Cubiertas ligeramente rozadas, pero buenos ejemplares. Puentes de Ribadesella, La Coruña, muelles de Portugalete, Vigo, Huelva, faros de Portugalete, La Baña, Buda, Fangar, etc. etc. Muy interesante. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 4 Euros.
Bookseller: Carmichael Alonso libros [Cantabria, Spain]
2009-02-22 01:13:50
Iliff, John W.
J. A. Stewart & Co, Stockton, California, 1897. Folio. 500pp. Rebound in modern green cloth with gold lettering on spine. Marbled page edges. Late 19th century world atlas profusely illustrated with maps in color, b/w & color, color plates of Flags of all nations & code of arms of various nations, the Solar System, as well as many b/w reproductions of photographs and steel-pate engravings. From title-page: "Iliff's Imperial Atlas of the World Geographical, Historical, Political, Astronomical, Statistical, Educational, Agricultural, Commercial and Descriptive. Compiled from the latest official sources. Showing the entire Railroad system in detail, Post Routes, Historical and Geographical description of each State and Territory and of every Country of the World, with Correct, Plain and Beautiful maps, showing all Railroads Stations, Post Offices, etc. Also a complete Indexed List of Towns and Counties, with their Population, according to the 1890 Official Census." Some age wear and staining on binding. Lettering on spine faded. Front board bowed. Some creasing, age toning and few small closed tears on title-page, 2" closed tear on fore-edge of page 251. Binding in overall good, interior in very good condition. Scarce. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
2009-02-11 18:12:34
Giovanni, Ser.
London: Lawrence and Bullen, Ltd. 1897 Edition numbered and Limited to 110 copies, this being No. 64, printed on japon vellum, Folio, xxix+[I]+312pp., 12 photogravure plates with tissue guards by E. R. Hughes, title-page printed in red & black with vignette, edges uncut, qtr. vellum, boards, spine red lettered, with protective clear wrap, edges sl. browned, otherwise excellent. First English translation of this 14th century Italian Work said to have inspired Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Offa's Dyke Books [LUDLOW, SALOP, United Kingdom]
2009-02-10 23:15:09
Shakespeare William (Irving Henry & Marshall Frank A. 8 Volumes
Blackie & Son, London 1897 - The Henry Irving Shakespeare, Subscription Edition. Edited by Henry Irving and Frank Marshall With notes and introduction to each Play by Marshall and other Shakespearian Scholars of the day.Plus The Life of Shakespeare by E. Dowden. Honey coloued covers with black and gilt illustration of a seated Roman lady holding a mask in each hand plus black titles to front.Gilt titles to spine.Brown eps All edges gilt . Each volume is full of Gordon Browne illustrations many full page and tissue guarded. Vols. 1,2,4,7 &8 are all vg.(almost as new) Vol 3 & 6 Have some slight water damage to front covers and Vol 5 too but this has some slight colour run from the eps. to the ffeps and margin of the frontis. But all in all a very good clean set with tight binding. please note this is a heavy set and extra postage may be incured so please check prior to ordering. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Valuable Volumes [United Kingdom]
2009-02-07 09:13:00
Remington, Frederic
New York: R.H.Russell, 1897. First edition. 61 plates. 1 vols. Oblong Folio. Original pictorial boards, cloth spine, somewhat worn, but generally a very nice copy.
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller [USA]
2009-02-07 03:18:44
Burlingame, Hardin J.
Chicago, Laird & Lee, 1897, Hardback, First Edition. Near fine copy in the original title-blocked [period] pictorial cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. ; 248 pages; Description: 248 p. Front. , illus. 18 cm. Subjects: Herrmann, Carl, 1816-1887. Herrmann, Alexander, 1843-1896. Magic tricks. 248 pages. Inventory No: 108605.
Bookseller: MW Books Ltd. [Galway, Ireland]
2009-02-07 03:18:44
Burlingame, Hardin J.
Chicago, Laird & Lee 1897 - Near fine copy in the original title-blocked [period] pictorial cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. ; 248 pages; Description: 248 p. Front. , illus. 18 cm. Subjects: Herrmann, Carl, 1816-1887. Herrmann, Alexander, 1843-1896. Magic tricks. 1 Kg. 248 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: MW Books Ltd
2009-02-05 07:17:28
Ghika, Prince Nicolas D.:
Bâle et Genève, Georg & Co, 1897. 4°. VI, 223 S., (1) Bl. Mit 27 Tafeln (dv. 2 Portraits) nach Photographien von Prinz Nicolas D. Ghika u. 1 losen, gef. Karte. Illustr. Leinenbd. (signiert Hug frères, Zürich, 1898) (minim verzogen u. leicht angestaubt). Einzige französische (neben einer zeitgleich erschienenen deutschen) Ausgabe der Reisebeschreibungen u. Jagderinnerungen von Dimitrie Ghica-Comanesti (1839-1923), der dem rumänischen Hochadel entstammte u. sich nach seinem Studium des Rechts und neben seiner politischen Karriere der Zoologie, Botanik, Geologie u. Geographie zuwandte. Forschungsreisen führten ihn 1894 u. 1895 mit seinem Sohn in bis dahin durch Europäer unerforschte Gebiete wie Aethiopien, Djibouti u. Somalia. Seinen leidenschaftlichen Jagdtrieb nach exotischen Tieren dokumentiert das vorliegende Werk mit Tafeln von erlegten Elephanten, Nashörnern, Zebras, Warzenschweinen, Krokodilen u. Grosskatzen. Das "Plantarum enumeratio et descriptio" der Botaniker Georg Schweinfurth (1836-1925), der Aegypten u. Afrika bereitste u. G. Volkens, der über den Kilimandscharo schrieb, behandelt 53 Pflanzen. - Buchblock an 1 Stelle angebrochen. - Selten. Sprache: französisch / français / french. [Attributes: Signed Copy]
Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz [Zürich, Switzerland]
2009-02-05 05:15:42
RABELAIS (François)
Paris, E. Bernard & Cie, 1897. 2 vol. grand in-4°, demi-chagrin rouge, dos lisse richement orné, têtes dorées, pagination continue (120 pp. + 180 pp.) Oeuvres complètes de Rabelais, illustrées de 160 planches couleurs hors texte de JULES GARNIER (1847-1889)
Bookseller: Librairie Gastéréa [Lausanne, Switzerland]
2009-02-03 21:11:09
NANSEN, Fridtjof.
Harper & brothers, New York and London. 1897 - Interamente impressa su carta patinata con tavole in cromolitografia su carta pesante. Legatura editoriale in tela blu. Formato: 2 v. (X, [4], 587 p. [9] c. di tav. color., X, [2], 729, 5 p., [8] c. di tav. color.), 24 cm, tela, tagli spruzzati. Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo.
Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Adige
2009-01-29 19:39:13
2009-01-22 11:11:03
Nansen, Fridtjof,
Leipzig, Brockhaus 1897/98. Erste deutsche Ausgabe. Drei Bände. Gr.-8°. X, 527; VIII, 507; VIII, 519 SS. mit 293 Abbildungen, zwölf Chromotafeln und 4 Karten. Ill. Ganzleinen. Etwas schiefgelesen. Rücken an Kopf und Fuß etwas gestaucht, Deckel teils etwas angestaubt oder leicht fleckig. Eine Karte geklebt. Vorderes Innengelenk des zweiten Bandes etwas locker, der Block deshalb leicht verzogen. Papier in den Rändern gebräunt. Mit dem seltenen Supplement.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Fritzen [Trier, Germany]
2009-01-20 02:10:38
Vallance, Aymer
George Bell & Sons, London. 1897. Grand In-8, percaline éditeur (motif arts and crafts). ix p., 464 p. 24 pl. hors-texte. Rares rousseurs. Petits acrocs et usure aux coiffes. Sur le second plat, envoi d'une certaine Phyllis Burne-Jones (déchiffrement incertain) à Mary Coorn ou Coopn, daté du 22 juillet 1897.
Bookseller: Librairie Raimbeau [Saint-Savin, France]
2009-01-18 07:15:52
Bible Translation Society, Calcutta, 1897. First edition of the revised edition with footnotes at the bottom of each page. Rebound in brown cloth with a red leather spine label stamped in gilt. All edges red. Darlow & Mouole, 2119. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie, Booksellers A.B.A.A [Minneapolis, MN, U.S.A.]
2009-01-18 04:13:54
Paris, Gauthier-Villars, 1895-1897, - 3 très forts vol. petits in-4, 53 pl., demi-basane rouge, dos à nerfs, couv. et dos conservés. (reliure postérieure). Dos passé, qqs épidermures.I-L'Ecole et la science. II-Services militaires. III-Services civils et carrières diverses.
Bookseller: Librairie Historique F. Teissèdre [France]
2009-01-17 16:10:24
D. Appleton and Co. New York (1897). First American Edition. Original rust red wrappers. No. 215 in the publisher's Town and Country Library. The very scarce wrappers issue of this Hong Kong set novel of mystery and intrigue listed in Hubin. Very Good or Near Fine bright copy with tiny narrow chip at lower spine end and few mild signs of wear. 0.0 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
Bookseller: Babylon Revisited Rare Books [Northampton, MA, U.S.A.]
2009-01-12 23:14:52
Crowe, Eyre
Scribner's, New York, 1897. Thackeray's Haunts and Homes; With Illustrations from Sketches by the Author. Limited to 1280 copies. (10) (x) 82pp (6), uncut. 3/4 vellum, pale green boards, gilt title on spine & front cover. Edges slt. browned & spine marked o/w pleasant copy. Eyre Crowe, A.R.A., author & illustrator of the book, depicted Thackeray's various homes and haunts. He also collaborated with Thackeray on other works. Included are 5 ALS correspondence between Crowe and Mr. E. Shepheard, who subsequently purchased the original artwork for the frontispiece to the book "Thackeray and 'Peg of Limavaddy'" [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints, ABAA [Garrison, NY, U.S.A.]
2009-01-11 03:15:20
Stacpoole, H. De Vere
John Lane, London, 1897. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Exceptionally scarce novel with a supernatural theme. Original tan cloth stamped in brown. Some darkening, stains, fraying and wear to cloth, cup ring on rear cover; several pages careless opened; ink signature of prior owner on front free endpaper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Arundel Books [Seattle, WA, U.S.A.]
2009-01-10 20:12:24
London/Paris: Boussod, Valadon & Co., 1897. - First edition. Folio, bound in full tan calf, with elaborate blind stamped decoration on the upper cover and spine; the upper cover has the Royal coat of arms blind stamped in the centre, outlined by a border of roses and thistles in an art nouveau style, framed by a double gilt border, the spine has a double gilt border with the title blind stamped in art nouveau style letters, with the head and foot of the spine decorated with art nouveau roses and thistles, T.E.G. by Chivers of Bath, 200pp. With numerous engravings including a frontis in color. Some foxing to the prelims, gilt worn from the lower portions of the double gilt frame but still a fine copy in an attractive art nouveau binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: David Mason Books (ABAC) [Canada]
2009-01-08 08:15:00
Powell, John Wesley (1834-1902) [editor]
Government Printing Office 1897 Washington. cxix+326 pages with 81 plates, 83 figures and index. Quarto (11 1/2" x 8 1/4") issued in olive green with gilt lettering to spine and pictorial to cover. Papers by Manuel Antonio Muniz and W J McGee, Primitive trephining in Peru pages 3-72, plates I-XL; J Cosmos Mindeleff, The Cliff ruins of Canyon de Chelly, Arizona pages 73-198, plates XLI-LXIII and figures 1-83; Cyrus Thomas, Day symbols of the Maya year pages 199-265, plates LXIV-LXIX; Jesse Walter Fewkes, Tusayan snake ceremonies pages 267-312 and plates LXX-LXXXI. Edited by J W Powell. (List of Publications of the Bureau of American Ethnology pgs 5-6) 1st edition. Although classified by most conventional texts, John Wesley Powell always maintained that he was not an adventure or an explorer. He considered himself a scientist, motivated by a desire for knowledge and to further the progress of human kind. However, Powell did live a busy and active life as a military leader, the first navigator of the Colorado River, and director of the United States Geological Survey. His accounts from navigating the Colorado River earned him early fame. Due to his compassion toward Native Americans he was elevated to director of the Smithsonian Institution¬ís Bureau of Ethnology in which he continued until his death. His work on the Irrigation Survey for the western United States, although never fully realized, lead to the establishment of river gaging stations and preliminary work toward storage and utilization of river water for irrigation and prevention of floods and overflows. Condition: S … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: The Book Collector, Inc. ABAA,IOBA,TxBA [Forth Worth, TX, U.S.A.]
2009-01-06 16:12:58
Mason, Charlotte M
London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd.. Hardcover. 429 pages. A rare surviving copy of Charlotte Mason's enduring classic on the education of children. Crack along front hinge and halfway down inside back free endpaper. Sunning to spine but gilt lettering remains clearly legible. Somewhat above-average wear to maroon boards which have rounded at tips through use. Prior owner's name, dated 1898, atop half-title. Occasional light pencil annotations to contents. Modest foxing to endpapers. . Good. 1897. First Edition.
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2009-01-05 22:14:18
CLARK, Virginia Hynson Keep) KRAG, Martha Ann, [Helen Lee KRAG] and Florence Krag REYNOLDS
Bowen-Merrill Co. Indianapolis 1897. First Edition. Original oblong small Quarto, black cloth over boards, pages of stiff, thick black card-stock with white print intended to look like schoolroom slate. An extremely scarce children's book published by Bowen-Merrill and illustrated by the arts and crafts movement artist Virginia Hynson Keep, who illustrated a number of other children's books. Keep, who was born in New Orleans and worked in Illinois, had numerous contemporary art exhibits and studied under Howard Pyle. This copy inscribed and signed in white paint at front free endpaper by Martha and Helen Krag and Florence Krag Reynolds. Very Good tight copy, some minor cloth loss at lower spine end and lower front fore-edge corner. 0.0 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Babylon Revisited Rare Books [Northampton, MA, U.S.A.]
2008-12-31 01:39:20
NEW YORK - BROOKLYN) Welch, George (illus)
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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2008-12-30 22:51:48
Bingham, Clifton (Nister moveable)
London: Nister, 1897 by inscription. Hardcover. Good. Tab-activated transformations [6]. Quarto cloth-backed color pictorial boards (minor surface rubbing) pages with marginal tears but transformations all showing the delightful little children by fine Nister chromolithography at the height of its best period.
Bookseller: Abbey Antiquarian Books [Blockley, GLOS, United Kingdom]
2008-12-26 08:14:11
Morris, Rev F O.
London; John C Nimmo. 1895-1897. 4th edition. 10" x 7". xx + 318pp + 62 hand cold plates. vi + 288pp + 69 hand cold plates. iv + 281pp + 63 hand cold plates. vi + 258pp + 68 hand cold plates. iv + 232pp + 68 hand cold plates. iv + 235pp + 64 hand cold plates. Scattered light foxing, most plates unaffected. Ink? stains to some boards. Spines rubbed, but not damaged. Very tight and internally bright. Very good hardbacks in contemporary, green, half morocco. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Elaine Beardsell (PBFA ) [HOLMFIRTH, United Kingdom]
2008-12-25 02:18:25
Nansen, Fridtjof
NY: Harper, 1897. 8vo, pp. 587, 729 + iv. Bound in publisher's stamped cloth, untrimmed, hinges little tender, contemporary name on end papers, small stain to foredge of end paper. Contains over 129 full page illustrations, numerous illustrations within the text, 16 color plates, etched portrait, photogrocures and 4 maps within pockets in first volume, "Nansen, one of the most significant figures in the history of Arctic exploration was originally a naturalist. He decided in 1888 to attempt the crossing of Greenland, and with five companions, including Otto Sverdrup, set off in June of that year. The crossing, by small boat, ski and sledge, achieved many important scientific objectives, including meteorological observations, as well as illustrating the ideal methods of Arctic travel. His most important achievements were on the Fram Expedition of 1893-96. He established the nature and drift of the Arctic ice-pack, having deliberately allowed the ship, built to his own design, to be frozen into the ice. During the expedition, Nansen, with one companion and 3 dog sledges, achieved the highest latitude yet attained.". [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Second Life Books Inc. [U.S.A.]
2008-12-20 00:57:21
George F. Cram
Art Source International is proud to offer this hard to find map from George F. Cram's 1897 Standard American Railway System Atlas. This map of the western half of Texas has exceptionally bright colors, crisp bright paper, and precisely depict the railroad routes in great detail. Every railroad line is named, numbered, and color-coded by a legend on the map; giving a detailed glimpse into the prolific rail system of turn of the century America. In addition, cities, towns, lakes, rivers, creeks and mountain ranges are shown. The maps in this collection are a rare find and are some of the finest that Cram has produced.
Bookseller: Art Source International Inc. [Boulder, CO, U.S.A.]
2008-12-20 00:57:21
George F. Cram
1897 - Art Source International is proud to offer this hard to find map from George F. Cram's 1897 Standard American Railway System Atlas. This map of Texas has exceptionally bright colors, crisp bright paper, and precisely depict the railroad routes in great detail. Every railroad line is named, numbered, and color-coded by a legend on the map; giving a detailed glimpse into the prolific rail system of turn of the century America. In addition, cities, towns, lakes, rivers, creeks and mountain ranges are shown. The maps in this collection are a rare find and are some of the finest that Cram has produced.
Bookseller: Art Source International Inc.
2008-12-19 23:30:54
Libr. y Estamp.Artística, Barcelona 1897 - 4 vols. (2 de texto 28x20 y 2 de láminas 34x24'5). 734p, 1h (pág.487 rasgada) = 343p = port, 56 láms. = port, 36 láms. Holandesa nervios roz. 1897-99
Bookseller: Escalinata, librería
2008-12-19 14:06:28
Obenrauch, Ferdinand Josef.
Brünn, Carl Winiker, 1897. Gr.-8°. Mit 2 Portraittafeln. 3 Bll., 442 S., 1 Bl., HLdr. d. Zt. m. goldgepr. Rückentitel. Erstausgabe dieser seltenen Geschichte der Geometrie. - Einband (Deckeln stärker) etw. berieben u. bestoßen. Innendeckel u. Titel gestempelt. Schwach gebräunt. - Versand D: 9,80 EUR Obenrauch, Geschichte der darstellenden und projectiven Geometrie mit besonderer Berücksichtigung ihrer Begründung in Frankreich und Deutschland und ihrer wissenschaftlichen Pflege in Österreich, Mathematik, Wissenschaftsgeschichte
Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Friebes [Graz, Austria]
2008-12-07 19:57:05
GALVAN Y CANDELA, José M. [grabó]
2ª Ed.- Madrid: Imp. de Hernando y Compañía, 1897.- 16 p.: 16 grabados al cobre a pleno folio; folio imperial (46 cm. x 33 cm.); Tela Cartoné Ed.- La encuadernación algo fatigada, pero el texto y los grabados en perfecto estado. Libro en español [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Librería Miguel Miranda, AILA ILAB [Lope de Vega n.º XIX, Madrid, M, Spain]

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