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      1898. BRUYLANT - CHRISTOPHE ET Cie. 1898. In - 8.Carré. Broché. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais. 8 VOLUMES EN 8 TOMES: Environs 600 pages par volume - couverture de substitution: tome 1, 2, 3, 5, 6 et 8 - tome 7: dos fendu et ouvrage desolidarisé - tome 4: dos muet - interieur frais.

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        Brief mit eigenh. U. Berlin, 14. IV. 1898.

      1898. 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-8vo. An die Gesellschaft für vervielfältigende Kunst in Wien: "Ich erkläre hiermit, dass es keinem Anstande unterliegt, die nach meinen beiden Bildern: 'Wer steckt da oben? (Jäger) | Blick ins Gasteiner Thal, angefertigen und in den Graphischen Künsten publicirten Radierungen auch in anderen Publicationen Ihres Verlages aufzunehmen und in welch immer einer Form zu veröffentlichen [...]".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris]
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      Paris: Au Siege de la Société Française de Photographie, 1898. First editions. 8vos., various paginations. 38 years in 27 bound volumes as follows: 1855 - 1862, 1864 -1878 in 12 volumes, bound in contemporary quarter calf and marble paper over boards, rubbed, with occasional light foxing, very good; with 1885 - 1898, in 15 volumes, bound in half red morocco gilt, near fine. Additionally, Volume 1, 1893-1896, of Labratoire D'Essais de la Société Francais de Photographie, Mémoires et Documents, in matching half red morocco gilt, near fine. Duplicates volumes of several early years are available, please inquire.

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        The Nigger of the "Narcissus

      London: William Heinemann, 1898. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First British edition, first printing. 259 pp, + 4 pp of undated ads, followed by the publisher's 16 page catalog dated Autumn, 1897; publisher's imprint at base of spine with "H" larger than other capital letters; "hi" missing from "his" on page 146. Very Good; spine cloth darkened, lightly rubbed at ends and joints, with small chipping at the head; small stain to rear cover; previous owner bookplate, bookseller ticket and owner details to front end sheet; pages lightly toned and several hinges show minor separation, though on the whole a rather presentable copy.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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      George Philip & Son,, London 1898 - 8vo.xx, 268pp. [pale foredge tanning] frontispiece folding map showing the Country between the Yukon & Mackenzie Rivers, Large folding coloured map titled 'A Special Map of British Columbia showing the Klondike, Cariboo, Kootenay, and other Gold Fields'.[small closed tear] Sketch Across Gulch, Eldorado Creek, Klondyke District. Original Publishers blue cloth, gilt title to spine and front board, pale yellow endpapers. Published under the Auspices of The Incorporated London Chamber of Mines, with which are affiliated the Australasian and Canadian Chambers of Mines, London. Describes mining fields, the routes to the Yukon and the far North West Territories, methods of mining, with accounts of the Klondike gold rush, methods of mining etc. etc. Excellent Copy. Rare Title. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: HALEWOOD & SONS ABA ILAB. est.1867]
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        Gli obelischi Egiziani di Roma

      Ermanno Loescher & Co, Roma 1898 - Ermanno Loescher & Co, Roma, 1898. Large 8o, 136 pages, 6 plates. Beautiful red half-leather. Very good condition. Foxing on first and last pages. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Seconde patrie.

      Paris, Bibliothèque d'éducation et de récréation - Les Voyages extraordinaires, J. Hetzel et Cie, [1898].Grand in-8 de [4]-IV-471-4 (catalogue BH) pages, cartonnage polychrome "au globe doré" de type 3, dos au phare, second plat type Engel "h", tranches dorées. Dos passé, avec petits accrocs en tête et en queue. Bien complet des 73 illustrations, la plupart de G. Roux, à savoir: 1 frontispice, 1 vignette de titre, 42 gravures in-texte, 2 cartes pleine page en noir de la nouvelle Suisse, 8 gravures pleine page en noir avec verso blanc, 6 gravures in-texte en noir de Yan' Dargent et 12 planches hors-texte en couleurs. Première édition grand in-8 illustrée [Jauzac n° 36, p. 291].

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      Funk & Wagnalls Co. 1898 - RO40254610: 2318 pages. Illustré de très nombreuses gravures en noir et blanc et en couleur, dans et hors texte. Texte sur 3 colonnes. Pages à onglets. Titre doré sur le dos. Motifs en cuir repoussé sur le dos et les plats. Tranche marbrée (passée). Etiquette de code sur la couverture. Mors gauche fendu. Complete in 1 volume. Upon original plans designed to give in complete and accurate statement, in the light of the most recent advances in knowledge, and in the readiest form for popular use, the orthography, pronunciation, meaning and etymology of all the words, etc. Prepared by more than 200 specialists and other scholars. Under the supervision of Isaac K. FUNK, Francis A. MARCH, Daniel S. GREGORY, etc. In-4 Relié plein cuir. Etat d'usage. Coins frottés. Dos abîmé. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 423-Dictionnaire anglais [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      1898 - DAUDET, Alphonse. The Works. New York: Croscup & Sterling, 1899-1900. Twenty-four volumes. Octavo, publisher's three-quarter red morocco gilt, raised bands, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt, uncut and partly unopened. $4800."Autograph" edition, number 2 of only 25 sets printed for America, with 100 plates (including 24 frontispieces in double-suite, one of each hand-colored), with a signed and inscribed carte-de-visite tipped into Volume I.The inscription on the carte-de-visite reads, "merci, monsieur, de nos jolis livres mon jeune fils se régale. En Octobre, nous causerons du lire de Spielhagen [printed] Alphonse Daudet. [written:] Salutations empresseés, Alph. Daudet. [printed:] 3. Avenue de l'Observatoire." ["Thank you, sir, for our lovely books of which my young son has told me. In October, we will try [Frederick] Spielhagen's book," etc.] Includes Daudet's novels, dramas, and short stories, most notably Fromont and Risler, Jack, The Nabob, Kings in Exile, and Thirty Years in Paris. An intimate friend of Zola and Flaubert, Daudet was a member of the French naturalist school of fiction. His singular, impressionistic style earned him great fame both in his own country and abroad. Minor expert restoration to a few spine heads. A beautiful set. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Hints on the management of hawks [...] to which is added practical falconry, chapters historical and descriptive. London, Horace Cox, 1898.

      1898. 8vo. With 11 full-page black and white plates and 42 numbered black and white illustrations in text. VII, 268 pp. Including errata-slip tipped-in at end. Original gilt green cloth. Second edition of Harting's manual on the management of hawks and a historical and descriptive explanation on practical falconry. For this edition, the author has not merely revised the original text, but has made considerable additions to it, as well as to the illustrations. With plates and illustrations showing a hooded falcon on block, heron hawking, kite hawking with jerfalcons, the falconer's knot, a falcon in flight, etc. The first edition of this work appeared in 1884 with the same publisher. "Not recommended for the beginner [...] Much interesting material collected from various sources, particularly the instructions for hawk catching" (Barber). - Binding rubbed; first and last leaves slightly foxed and the usual browning, pasted bookplate and manuscript entry on blank recto of plate facing title-page. Good copy of this manual on practical falconry and the management of hawks. Barber 7. OCLC 23929448. Cf. Harting 80 (first edition). Schwerdt I, 233 (first edition).

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        Africa. No. 1 (1898). Report by Vice-Consul O'Sullivan on the island of Pemba, 1896-97. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by command of Her Majesty. January 1898. [C.-8701]. London, printed for Her Majesty's Stationery Office, by Harrison and Sons, 1898.

      1898. Folio. (2), 9, (1) pp. Loosely sewn as issued. Includes references to slavery on Pemba and dhows trading from the Arabian Gulf an Oman. - Some edge chipping, but a good copy. Bennett 2240.

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        LA LEÇON BIEN APPRISE, conte par Anatole France imagé par Léon Lebègue pour les Bibliophiles indépendants.

      Paris, Bibliophiles indépendants [H. Floury, libraire], [mai] 1898, [sur les presses de Lahure à Paris]. - 1 volume petit in-4 (24 x 17,5 cm), XXIV-(1) pp. + suite de chaque page en noir sur Chine. Toutes les pages sont illustrées pleine page (27) et mises en couleurs au pochoir à l'aquarelle. Reliure bradel moderne pleine chevrette blanche, doublures et gardes de papier à relief et motif de rosaces gothiques répétées, reliure muette (reliure signée Elsa Rambour). Exemplaire à l'état proche du neuf. Intérieur très frais. ÉDITION ORIGINALE. ÉDITION BIBLIOPHILIQUE DIRIGÉE PAR OCTAVE UZANNE POUR LES BIBLIOPHILES INDÉPENDANTS. TIRAGE A 210 EXEMPLAIRES SEULEMENT POUR LES SOUSCRIPTEURS. BIEN COMPLET DE LA SUITE DE TOUTES LES PAGES EN NOIR SUR PAPIER DE CHINE. CELUI-CI PORTE LE N°118. La Leçon bien apprise d'Anatole France (qui sera reprise dans les Contes de Jacques Tournebroche en 1909 et illustrés par le même Léon Lebègue) est un conte moyen-âgeux du temps de Louis XI. L'histoire deViolante, une femme mal mariée dans sa jeunesse à un avocat très aigre, malingre et faible de complexion. La dame aimait joyaux et dentelles, se laver le visage au lait d'ânesse. Son confesseur la réprimandait sur sa légèreté. Les amants se bousculent mais elle se refuse en dame vertueuse déclarée. A son confesseur qui part pour Venise elle demande de rapporter un miroir. Celui-ci lui ramène un crâne de mort ! Voilà ce qu'elle deviendrait si elle continuait à jouer la coquette. La dame dit retenir la leçon. Mais un Chevalier de ses soupirants vint à la prendre par force . enfin presque. La dame s'étant livrée sans trop de résistance. Elle avait retenu la leçon : il faut se hâter de faire l'amour et bien remplir le petit espace de temps qui nous est réservé pour cela. La leçon était apprise . et l'avocat malingre . cocu ! Ce livre magistralement illustré avec toute la truculence rendue par les aquarelles de Léon Lebègue, est l'un des plus réussis pour les Bibliophiles indépendants. Octave Uzanne a dirigé, comme à son habitude, de bout en bout, la mise en train de ce luxueux volume. Il a été habillé sous notre direction par Elsa Rambour d'une peau de chevrette blanche immaculée qui laisse le champ libre à l'illustration des plats et du dos à l'aquarelle à qui voudra bien l'entreprendre. TRÈS BEL EXEMPLAIRE DE CE LIVRE RARE ET MAGNIFIQUE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le forme e le simmetrie delle macchie nel piumaggio. Milano. Milano. Ulrico Hoepli Editore - Libraio della Real Casa 1898.

      1898. In 4°, bella leg. coeva in mz.pelle marrone a fascia larga, a ampi angoli, piatti marmorizzati, filettature e titoli impressi in oro sul dorso, conservata la copert. originale in cart. leggero, pp.(2) - 111 - (1); una tav. molto bella cromolitografata dell'Autore, protetta da velina, stampata dalla Lit. Ronchi (raffigura due specie di rapaci nel loro ambiente naturale) e 48 zincotipie originali nel testo. Splendido esemplare, molto raro in queste condizioni. Arrigoni degli Oddi, p. XLIX. BrM(NH), Suppl., 805. Ceresoli, p.346. L'opera venne pubblicata in contemporanea separatamente: una presso la casa editrice Hoepli (come il nostro esemplare) e l'altra nelle Memorie della Società Ital. di Sc.Nat. e Museo Civ. di St.Nat. di Milano (Vol.VI, fasc. II). La bella tavola che adorna l'opera illustra la sorprendente somiglianza mimetica tra due specie di rapaci (delle Isole Celebes), dalle abitudine alimentari opposte: una predatrice (Spizaetus lanceolatus) e l'altra (Pernis celebensis) insettivora. Un esempio di mimetismo, che l'Autore cerca di spiegare.

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      Date : 1898 Dimensions : 110x149cm Imp : Paul Dupont, Paris Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en très bon état.

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        Preuves de la maison de Polignac, recueil de documents pour servir à l'histoire des anciennes provinces de Velay, Auvergne, Gévaudan, Vivarais, Forez, etc., IXe-XVIIIe siècle, par Antoine Jacotin.

      Paris, Ernest Leroux, 1898-1906, 5 volumes, grand in-4, brochés, LI-461 p. / 516 p. / 480 p. / 646 p. / 350 p.. Plusieurs reproductions de sceaux et cachets, une gravure et un grand tableau généalogique dépliant au tome 1, une gravure hors-texte au tome 3, le tome 5 est la table générale, notes en bas de pages. Petite déchirure au second plat de couverture du tome 4, couverture du tome 5 légèrement défraichie avec début de fendillement à la charnière du premier plat. Volumes non coupés ou en partie non coupés. Bel exemplaire. ************* PROMO : Envoi gratuit en courrier suivi et assurance à partir de 20 € d'achat (France seulement), remise 20 % pour commande supérieure à 60 €.

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        Pocket Edition of the Life and Works of Charlotte Brontë (Currer Bell), and Her Sisters Emily and Anne Brontë (Ellis and Acton Bell)

      London: Smith, Elder & Co, 1898. Seven-volume pocket edition of the works of the Brontë sisters, with black and white frontispieces in each volume, housed in original decorative box: "the Volumes are . . . daintily bound in cloth, with gilt top, in a gold-lettered cloth case, price 12s 6d." The set includes the poems of all three sisters, four novels by Charlotte Brontë (Jane Eyre, Shirley, Villette, and The Professor), Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë, Agnes Grey and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë, and the Life of Charlotte Brontë by Elizabeth Gaskell. "Wild, strong hearts, and powerful minds, were hidden under an enforced propriety and regularity of demeanour and expression, just as their faces had been concealed by their father, under his stiff, unchanging mask." A bright nineteenth-century gift edition of some of the most beloved English novels, in near-fine condition, scarce in original publisher's box. Seven small octavo volumes, original blue-green pictorial cloth stamped in black and gilt, top edges gilt, other edges uncut. Black-and-white frontispiece in each volume. Prize bookplates from Edinburgh Ladies' College, dated 1898-1899, in Jane Eyre and Life of Charlotte Brontë. Housed in publisher's blue-green cloth box, with printed pastedown table of contents inside gilt-lettered lid: "Life & Works of Charlotte Brontë and Her Sisters." Light spotting to edges and endpapers only, a few smudges to Villette binding and label inside box lid, pinpoint spotting to top of box.

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        MONSIEUR DU PAUR. Homme public.

      Paris, H. Simonis Empis, 1898. In-12, demi-maroquin havane à coins sertis d'un filet doré, dos à cinq nerfs richement décoré de cinq listels de maroquin vert en encadrement, eux-mêmes soulignés d'un quintuple rang de filets dorés, tête or, date en pied, non rogné, couverture et dos, VIII pages, 218 pages, 1 feuillet de table, reliure signée Alix. Edition originale du premier livre de l'auteur. Un des exemplaires de première émission sur papier courant après 4 Hollande, numéroté au composteur234. Superbe exemplaire dans une parfaite et fine reliure d'Alix. EDITION ORIGINALE

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        The War of the Worlds

      William Heinemann, London, United Kingdom 1898 - First UK Edition, First Printing. Original gray cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, publisher's monogram stamped in black on rear panel. To the rear are 16 page publisher's advertisements (Autumn announcements mdcccxcvii) which denotes the true first issue, the second state had 32 pages. A very small neat owners plate to the front inner board. Offsetting to end pages otherwise a clean tight copy with unmarked pages, light marks to the front and a small series of thin indentations to rear board which are otherwise sharp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lecons de Violon.

      Poster for Violin and music lessons. Paris: Chaix 1898. Published in "Les Maitres de l'Affiche", 1899. Plate no. 175. Indrammet på syrefrit karton i lys eg med anti-reflektivt glas med en UV beskyttelse på 70 %, 1895. Les Maîtres de l'Affiche (The Masters of the Poster) refers to 256 colour lithographic plates used to create a very significant art publication during the Belle Époque in Paris, France. The collection, reproduced from the original works of ninety-seven artists in a smaller format, was put together by Jules Chéret, the father of poster art.By the 1890's the streets of French cities were enlivened by large, colourful posters. The poster had not only caught the fancy of the public, but its best examples were already being regarded as true works of art (specifically, as fine prints) to be exhibited, reviewed in journals, collected and reproduced in a more manageable form. In the last five years of the 19th century, Imprimerie Chaix was to play a great part in codifying, hallowing and perpetuating the ebullient spirit of the Belle Epoque. The renowned set of 256 prints were created by Imprimerie Chaix, forever to be known as a set as Les Maîtres de l'Affiche. Each print was rendered as a separate sheet measuring 11 x 15 inches. [27.9 x 38.1 cm]. The set was compiled in a unique way: Every month for 60 months - from December 1895 through November 1900 - subscribers received a wrapper containing four consecutively numbered prints. On 16 occasions (each of the five Decembers, each of the Junes, and the March and September of the final three years) the monthly wrapper also contained a bonus plate, not a poster reproduction but a specially created lithograph. The compilation of this set of original prints makes up the complete suite known as Les Maîtres de l'Affiche.

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        Sur Une Substance Nouvelle Radio-active, Contenue Dans La Pechblende...

      Paris, 1898. First Edition. Hard Cover. 4to. pages 175-178, P. Curie, S. Curie, presentee par M. Becquerel. [Bound with:] Sur une nouvelle substance fortement radio-active, contenue dans la pechblende. Paris, 1898; FIRST EDITION, pages 1215-1217, 4to; P. Curie and Mme. Curie and G. Bemont, presentee par M. Becquerel. [Bound with:] Sur le spectre d'une substance radio-active. Note de E. Demarcay.Paris, 1898; FIRST EDITION, page 1218, 4to. Published in: Comptes Rendus Hebdomadiares des Seances del'Academie des Sciences. Paris, 1898, volume 127; original black and white paper covered boards, with printed label on front panel; 4to, 144-209 pp. [second title page] 1180-1302 pp. Minor wear at extremities, otherwise a fine copy of these rare and important works. The Curies discovered radium shortly after their discovery of the radio-active substance polonium, both found in pitchblende (uranium ore). Polonium was so named after Mme. Curie's native country, Poland. Radium was estimated by Mme. Curie (in 1898) to have a probable atomic weight of 226.2 and was about two million times as radio-active as uranium (Printing and the Mind of Man, 394). Radium has found many uses in medicine and industry. In1903 the Curies and Becquerel were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics; Becquerel's work was instrumental to the Curies" discoveries.The above paper "Sur le spectre d'une substance radio-active" by Demarcay, confirmed the Curies' discovery of the presence of radium in pitchblende. Marie (Maria Sklodowska) Curie (1867-1934). Chemist, physicist, Professor at the Sorbonne, discoverer of the elements radium and polonium. Madame Curie succeeded her husband, Pierre Curie, as professor of physics at the Sorbonne in Paris, in 1906, thus becoming the first woman titular professor at Sorbonne. She founded the Radium Institute in Warsaw, in 1913; she visited the United States in 1921 and was presented with a gram of radium-salt by President Warren G. Harding. Madame Curie was the only person to receive the Nobel Prize twice - once in physics,in 1903 and again in chemistry, in 1911. She was nominated for membership in the French Academy of Science in 1911, but was rejected by one vote, because she was a woman. The Curie (unit quantity of radon in radio-active equilibrium with 1 gram of radium) was named in honor of Marie and Pierre Curie. Madame Curie was a pioneer in the use of radio-activity in medicine, i.e. in treating cancer. This brave, brilliant and diligent lady research scientist ultimately gave her life for her work; she died of leukemia, caused by over-exposure to radio-active substances, at Haute Savoie, France, on July 4, 1934.Norman 545.

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        Tentativa De Reconstrucción De Nuestro Lenguaje Natural Y El Problema De La Palabra

      Eibar, Pedro Orée 1898 - Grand in-8° carré format ezéquiel, relié cartonnage bleu de l'époque, VI-407 pages et un feuillet d'érrata. L'auteur étai médecin à Eibar. Un très grand classique, rarissime, sur la langue basque. Plats légèrement frotté, sinon très bel exemplaire exempt de rousseurs [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The English Dialect Dictionary : Being the complete vocabulary of all the dialect words still in use, or known to have been used during the last two hundred years - Six Volumes

      London : Henry Frowde , 1898-1907 . First Editions . Very Good . 4TO . xxiv + 864pp, vii + 772pp, viii + 698pp, viii + 688pp, viii + 896pp, vi + 596pp + 179 pp. + 62 pp 187 pp. An extraordinary work of scholarship, still the definitive work. Bound in original reddish-brown faux-morocco with gilt titles and ruling on spines. Non-circulating ex-library copies with minimal interior markings, white catalogue numbers on spine. Overall light wear, several of the hinges are cracking but holding. An enormously heavy set. No extra postage will be required in North America, overseas postage will be high.

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        De la typographie et de l'harmonie de la page imprimée. William Morris et son influence sur les arts et métiers. Druck in Rot und Schwarz. Mit 31 Zierbuchstaben von Pissarro in Holz gestochen.

      Paris und London, Floury, Hacon & Ricketts, 1898. - 31 Ss. Kl.8vo. Etwas späterer handgebundene Ganzpergamentband (signiert: Bruno Scheer) mit goldgeprägten Fileten auf Vorder- und Rückendeckel, goldgeprägtem Rückentitel sowie Kopfgoldschnitt. Eines von 265 Exemplaren, auf Papier gedruckt. - Erste Ausgabe des wohl bedeutendsten Manifestes der Jugendstiltypographie in England. - Herrlicher Druck der Balantyne Press, wobei der typographische Entwurf in der Vale Press, bei Charles Ricketts lag. - Der schöne, schlichte Ganzpergamenteinband gebunden und signiert von Bruno Scheer (1889 - 1968). Scheer ("Kunst- und Buchbindemeister", Berlin) war Schüler von Paul Kersten und Franz Weiße, Mitglied im " Jakob Krauße-Bund der deutschen Buchbinder". - Hervorragende Erhaltung. 700g. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Pausanias's Description of Greece

      London: Macmillan and Company, Ltd, 1898. First Edition. Hardcover. Like New. First Frazer editions, first impressions. Complete in six volumes. All plates, diagrams, and maps present. Vol. I: xcvi, 616pp, (2); II: viii, 582; III: [x], 652; IV: viii, 447; V: [viii], 638; VI: 199 with 10 colored and folded maps bound in rear. Original dark green cloth with gilt spine lettering. Near Fine. Light rubbing to cloth. Light stain to spine of first volume. Wear spot to top of back board of Vol. III. Front inner paper hinge of Vol. V starting but binding intact. An excellent set of The Golden Bough author Frazer's translation of the 2nd century AD Greek traveler and geographer Pausanias' work. Includes many beautiful color fold-out maps, plates, and illustrations.

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        Magato girls, Johanesburg, South Africa.

      c. 1898 - Silver gelatin print. Good tonal range and in good condition, photographer's title and credit in negative. Dimensions: 205 by 150mm. (8 by 6 inches).

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        Die Eissphinx

      Harleben, Wien / Pest. / Leipzig 1898 - gr.8° 441 S., = (Abenteuerliche Reisen von Julius Verne. 71. u. 72. Band). Orig.-Leinen mit Orig.-Umschlag Einband abgeschmutzt, Gelenke gebrochen, Buchblock etwas verzogen, Kapitale etwas lädiert, innen gut [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        BABY FOLK

      - (HUMPHREY,MAUD)illus. BABY FOLK by Elizabeth Tucker. NY: Frederick Stokes 1898. 4to (9 x 11 1/4"), cloth backed pictorial boards, paper worn on edges else Fine. 1st edition. Stories and verses about a baby's life from birth to one year of age were written by Elizabth Tucker who also did the pictorial borders on text pages. Featuring 6 especially magnificent full page chromolithographed plates by Humphrey depicting her trademark cherubic children. A rare Humphrey title. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Works of Jane Austen

      London - Macmillan and Co, 1898 Book. VERY GOOD INDEED. Hardcover. The complete collection of Jane Austen's six major novels. Six novels,in five books. Northanger Abbey and Persuasion are in one volume. Illustrated editions of Austen's works, with plates from drawings by Hugh Thomson. Thomson was an IrishIllustrator, best known for his pen-and-ink illustrations. As well as his illustrationsof Austen's works he also illustrated works byDickens and J M Barrie. With the bookplate ofKen Tomkinson, of Worcestershire to all volumes. Tomkinsonis known as the founder ofThe Carpet Museum Trust, Kidderminster. The Carpet Museum of Kidderminster honours the Tomkinson family business of Tomkinson Carpets. Tomkinson Carpets was first founded in 1869 by Michael Tomkinson, in partnership with textile engineer William Adam. Ken Tomkinson was the cousin of Richard Pugh-Cook, the final of three generations to work the family business. To Pride and Prejudice there is a note from Ken's father, and presumably Pugh-Cook's uncle 'This set of Jane Austens works was given to me when i left Winchester in Dec 1900 by Rev A F Bather housemaster of 'stoppers' and an old Kingsman. At Xmas 1954 I gave them to my son Kenneth' With forty illustrations to Northanger Abbey/Persuasion,forty to Pride and Prejudice,forty to Emma, forty to Sense and Sensibility and forty to Mansfield Park. Collated, complete. Eachvolumehas a lengthy and informative introduction. Jane Austen is known for her interpretation, critique and comment on the British landed gentry of the late eighteenth century. Her novels explore the dependence of women on marriage whilst pursuing favourable standing and economic security. She achieved great success in her lifetime and is still established as an author of international fame today. Condition: In contemporary half calf bindings with paper covered boards. Externally, samrt with some rubbing to the spines and joints, particularly at the head and tail. Small water mark to top of front board to Pride and Prejudice, does not affect interior. Prior owner's bookplate to front pastedowns, Ken Tomkinson. Gift inscriptions to the front free endpaper toPride and Prejudice from Ken Tomkinson's father explaining how he acquired the novels. Photographofa woman and child (probably from the Tomkinson family) loosely inserted as bookmark to Pride and Prejudice. Internally, all volumes are firmly bound. Pages are generally bright with the odd spot throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        L&#8217 Exemple de Ninon de Lenclos amoureuse.

      Mercure De France Paris 1898 In-12 ( 190 X 125 mm ) de 214 pages, plein box citron, dos à nerfs avec date dorée en queue, tête dorée, quintuple filet intérieur noir gras et maigre, couvertures conservées, étui bordé. ( Reliure signée "L'Artisan du Livre et MAROT-RODDE ). Edition originale, exemplaire N°940. Belle couverture illustrée de deux lithographies originales de Henri de TOULOUSE-LAUTREC. Petits frottis au dos, bel exemplaire, bien relié par un maître. D'autres photos sur

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        QUELPAERT & KANG-NEUNG [Color Cloth-Backed Articulating Maps Of Korea]

      Paris [1898], Service Geographique de l'Armee. Colored maps,. linen backed cloth, very clean, bright, no defects, 60 x 51. cm., 3 folds, folds down to 19.7 x 25.5 cm., in the best of. condition, group of two maps. FIRST & ONLY RARE EDITION. VERY EARLY ARTICULATING MAPS OF S. KOREA & PART OF JAPAN . *** Color scans of this and most other items are posted to our website. Book description text protected by Copyright. .

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      Réimpression textuelle de l'édition originale. 24 lithographies originales en couleurs de A. Lunois. Vignettes de chapitre. Complet & Contrôlé. Édition tirée à 600 exemplaires. Celui-ci (N°43) un des 500 sur Vélin du Marais.Paris, Librairie des Bibliophiles - 1898 - 185 pages. Belle reliure demi-maroquin framboise à coins à la bradel signée Carayon. Dos lisse richement orné et doré, titre, auteur et date en pied. Filet doré bordant les plats. Couverture conservée. Pas de rousseur. Parfait état. Format in-8°(27x20).

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        Spinifex and Sand.

      F. Mansfield,, New York: 1898 - An important tome in Western Australian exploration. Carnegie's aims were to determine the nature of the country between Warburton & Forrest's routes, ascertain whether any auriferous areas existed to the north & to examine the possibility of a direct stock route between the two goldfields. Some minor detractions include lightly dusted spine; light band of marking on back cover; spine ends slt. rubbed. Nevertheless, a very good, tight, untouched copy. Roy. 8vo, xvi + 454pp. Frontispiece and ills in text and folding maps. F7960. Original gilt & black stamped decorated tan cloth. A delightfully clean copy of the scarce New York edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Chariot d'or. Symphonie héroïque. LAS de l'auteur.

      EDITION ORIGINALE tirée à 38 exemplaires. Celui-ci (n°21) un des 29 exemplaires sur Hollande. Avec une LAS d'Albert Samain en date du 9 août 1898 adressée à François Coppée : " Mon cher Maître, je ne saurais vous dire à quel point j'ai été ému par le petit mot plein de coeur que vous m'avez envoyé..." Paris, Société du Mercure de France 1901. Ex-libris A.P.G.Très belle reliure demi maroquin émeraude signée Dupré. Dos à nerfs et à caissons richement orné et doré, titre et date en pied. Double filet bordant les plats. Tête dorée sur témoin. Non rogné. Couverture jaune et dos conservés. Dos et plats insolés. Bel exemplaire. Très bon état. Format in-8° (20x14).

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        An Alphabet By William Nicholson

      William Heinemann, London 1898 Hartkarton Tadellos Text Englisch. ORIGINALAUSGABE, ERSTAUSGABE! Illustrierter Karton-Einband mit Rückentitelei, Buchecken leicht bestossen sonst tadellos. 26 ganzseitige Holzschnitte in Farbe, sauber, unverletzt! Insgesamt exzellenter Zustand!+++ Sir William Newzam Prior Nicholson (1872/1949) britischer Maler, Grafiker und Illustrator sowie Autor von Kinderbüchern. +++ FIRST AND ORIGINAL EDITION of this beautifully illustrated hardbound book. Book-corners slightly rubbed, else very good. 26 full-size woodcuts in colour by William Nicholson, excellent condition! +++ Sir William Newzam Prior Nicholson (1872/1949) English painter of still-life, landscape and portraits, also known for his work as a wood-engraver, illustrator, author of children\'s books and designer for the theatre. +++ 25,4 x 31,4 cm, 0,51 kg. +++ Stichwörter/Keywords: Illustrierte Bücher Rarität Rara Versand D: 5,50 EUR

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        Report of the Boundary Commission Upon the Survey and Re-Marking of the Boundary Between the United States and Mexico West of the Rio Grande, 1891 to 1896. Together with: ALBUM, with 2 Title Pages; Views of the Monuments and Characteristic Scenes ...

      Washington, 1898 & 1899: Government Printing Office. Hard Cover. Two volumes in original matching red cloth, lettered in gilt: The Report of the Boundary Commission (1898), Parts I and II is quarto, 240 pages; the ALBUM volume (1899) is oblong folio (14" x 11) and had 2 title leaves, the second being "Views of the Monuments and Characteristic Scenes Along the boundary Between the United States and Mexico, West of the Rio Grand. Reproduced from Photographs Taken Under the Direction of the International Boundary Commission, 1892-1895." With 258 black and white illustrations of the Monuments. Quarto. Both volumes are very good to fine, with slight fading to the spine of the "Report" volume. A very handsome pair, now quite scarce on the market.

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        Muster-Buch der Meissner Chamotte-Ofen-Fabrik. Meissen-Cölln. Inh: Theodor Alex. Markowsky, Dresden.

      O. O., 1898.. Tit., 96 (1 gefalt.; meist farbig) lithograph. Tafeln. OHLwd. mit lithograph. Vorderdeckel-Illustration. 28 x 19 cm. Die nummerierten Tafeln 1 - 68 zeigen jeweils einen Ofen, zumeist mit handschriftl. Preisangaben; die folgenden unnum. Tafeln zeigen verschiedene Fließen und Kacheln, Simse, Aufsätze etc. Die Gestaltung reicht von einem klassizistischem Stil bis meist zum Historismus, aber auch erste Anklänge an den Jugendstil sind zu finden. - Vorderdeckel mit Stempel der Nachfolgefirma der 1905 verkauften Fabrik des T. A. Markowsky. Etwas berieben, einige kleinere Knickspuren. Insgesamt sehr gutes Exemplar.

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        THE WAR OF THE WENUSES. Translated from the Artesian of H. G. Pozzuoli .

      J. W. Arrowsmith . London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. Limited n.d. [1898]., Bristol - Small octavo, pp. [1-10] 11-140 [141-144: ads], original brown cloth, front panel lettered and ruled in black, spine panel lettered and ruled in gold, rear panel ruled in blind, black coated endpapers. First edition. Copies of the cloth issue of this book are found with and without publisher's advertisements on pages [141-44], priority, if any, unknown. This copy has the ads. A fine parody of H. G. Wells's THE WAR OF THE WORLDS. Earth is invaded by beautiful Venusian women. "A 'Punch-style' parody . in which the natives of Venus, young ladies, invade Earth (in giant crinolines) in a quest for sartorial improvements, devastating all males with the dreaded 'mash' glance." - Locke, Voyages in Space 88. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 915. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 356. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 24. Clarke, Voices Prophesying War: Future Wars 1763-3749, p. 230. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 95. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 457. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 115. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 73. Bleiler (1978), p. 85. Reginald 06255. Slight spine lean, a fine copy. (#130723) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The War of the Wenuses

      J. W. Arrowsmith, 1898. Hardcover. Good. 1898. 140 pages. No dust jacket. This is an ex-Library book. Brown cloth hardback with gilt lettering to spine. Usual library inserts, inscriptions and stamps present. Mild tanning and foxing to pages. Text remains clear throughout. Mild bleaching to front board. Mild tanning to spine. Minor rubbing to cloth. Binding remains firm.

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        The Sambo book

      Williams & Wilkins Co - Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins Company. 1898. 8.5x11.25". Gray Hardcover with red lettering and black drawing. No dust jacket. 94 pp. Pale green pages. B&W frontis and Illustrations by Katharine Gassaway. Cover rubbed, corners and spine ends worn/torn. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        PARIS - Dos tomos encuadernados en un volumen

      Maucci, Barcelona 1898 - 304 + 260 pp. 13 x 18 cm. Traducción de Enrique Leopoldo de Verneuil. Dos tomos encuadernados en un solo volumen. Holandesa reciente. Buena conservación, papel limpio. Láminas. Conserva portadas originales. Todos los envíos peninsulares se hacen por mensajería, con entrega en domicilio. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Fototipias de Hauser y Menet, Madrid 1898 - XV + 447 pp. 22 x 30 cm. Encuadernado en media piel, con nervios y florones. 26 láminas y más de 300 figuras intercaladas. Muy buen estado. Todos los envíos peninsulares se hacen por mensajería, con entrega en domicilio. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Paris, Ollendorff, 1898 19,5 x 13,5 cm, demi-maroquin à coins, dos à nerfs, triple filet d'encadrement noir dans les caissons, titre doré, date en pied, non rogné, couv. et dos cons. (Canape), 341 pp. Edition originale. L'un des 25 ex. num. imprimés sur Hollande (le nôtre le n°6), seul grand papier avec 4 ex. sur Japon. Trois petites épidermures au dos et sur un mors sinon reliure en très bon état, intérieur parfait. Les couvertures et le dos conservés sont illustrés en couleurs par Georges Auriol, poète chansonnier, journaliste, peintre et graveur qui fut à 22 ans secrétaire de la rédaction du Chat Noir.

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