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        An Alphabet.

      London: Heinemann 1898 - Second impression. Mit 26 schönen großflächigen Farblithographien (in Schwarz und Ocker, mit sparsamen Rot-, Blau- und Grünakzenten) nach Holzschnitten von William Nicholson und zweifarbiger Verlegermarke auf dem Titel, 1 Bl. mit Verlagsanzeigen am Schluß. Illustrierter Original-Halbleinenband. - Original half cloth. - Innendeckel mit Besitzvermerk, insgesamt gut erhaltenes Exemplar. - Copy in good condition. Zweite Auflage dieser berühmten Folge, die zu den besten Arbeiten des englischen Jugendstilkünstlers gehört und ein schönes Beispiel des nach japanischem Muster geschaffenen englischen Art Nouveau-Stiles. William Nicholson ist neben Vallotton einer der wichtigsten Vertreter jener Künstler, welche den Holzschnitt zur Zeit des "fin de siècle" zur Wiederkehr verhalfen. "Nicholson legte seine Zeichnungen in einfachen Flächengegensätzen an, indem er alle Schatten schwarz, alle Lichter weiß gegeneinander kontrastrierte und, um die Härte zu mildern, eine vermittelnde Tonplatte verwendete" (Glaser, S. 340). - Vgl. Garvey 217, Hofstätter, Jugendstilmalerei S. 135 u. 137. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Paris-France : Actions-Obligations .

      - Titres et coupons illustrés, en couleurs, signés dans la planche, Paris, Imprimerie Chaix, 1898, série de 5 titres en 5 couleurs in-4. La société commerciale Paris-France (dont les magasins Trois Quartiers, Dames de France.), fondée en 1898, charge Alphonse MUCHA (Ivancice-Moravie 1860- 1939 Prague), ami du directeur, de réaliser l'illustration de leurs titres. Ceux-ci représente cinq allégories féminines représentant le commerce, l'industrie, l'agriculture et la science (Une ruche, une faucille, une enclume, le caducée, la lecture). Nos titres sont émis en cinq tons chromatiques (bleu, vert, jaune, beige, brique) entre 1907 et 1934 ; les coupons numérotés, en parti détachés, figurent en regard du titre. Au dos de certains, les conditions et le tableau d'amortissement, sont précisés. Infimes plis, oblitérations, cachets du droit de timbre. Oeuvre originale

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        The Adventures of Captain Kettle

      London: C. Arthur Pearson. Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket. 1898. Cloth. Red cloth, gilt titles and pictorial decoration on the upper board and spine, in the publisher's glazed printed paper dust-wrapper; pp. viii, 318, [16] (ads), illustrated in text throughout. With a laid-in TLS from the author regarding another (much later) novel in the Captain Kettle series. Spine ends and corners rubbed, front hinge starting, previous owner name dated 1898 on the ffep, but a bright square copy; the jacket stained on both panels and along the bottom edge, spine faded, spine head chipped and corners. NCBL III 1105. One of the books on the expanded list of the "Lilly 89" Good Novels of the Sea. Super-scarce in the fragile jacket .

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        Istoricheskii ocherk deiatel'nosti Imperatorskago Obshchestva Razmnozheniia Okhotnich'ikh i Promyslovykh Zhivotnykh i Pravil'noi Okhoty [Historical sketch of the activities of the Imperial Society for the Breeding of Hunting and Commercial Animals and for Hunting Rules]. With an appendix containing an excerpt from the pedigrees of the Society, providing the names of dogs exhibited at the Society's exhibitions and competitions.

      Moscow: Tipo-litografiia vysochaishe utverzhdennogo T-va I. N. Kushnerev i Ko. 1898 - First published history of the “Imperial Society for the Breeding of Hunting and Commercial Animals and for the Rules of the Hunt,” printed in 1898, on the occasion of its twenty-fifth anniversary, and one of the first Russian works on wildlife preservation. Created by interested philanthropists and wealthy landowners, the Society tried to increase awareness about the increasing damage wreaked by industrialization and over-hunting. The most striking example of its activism is its long-running campaign to preserve Russia’s distinctive wildlife: the protection of historically important, and iconic, species in Russia’s forests and steppes: the buffalo, the fox, and the moose. The resulting campaign to save the moose, for example, in the early 1880s can be considered one of the earliest successful campaigns for natural preservation in the Russian Empire, and foreshadowed many Soviet and contemporary movements. The Society was also influential in promoting preservationist amendments to Russia’s law codex and in actively advising legislative councils. It became extremely influential, not least due to the connections of its members, and was instrumental in developing Russian dog breeds, as described in the included appendix. The Society held annual exhibitions for dog and horse breeders, which served to strengthen and showcase Russia’s breeding industry and which contributed to the fame of the borzoi. KVK, OCLC only show the copy at Yale University. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Rossa's Recollections, 1838 to 1898 Childhood, Boyhood, Manhood. Customs, habits and manners of the Irish people

      O'Donovan Rossa, Mariner's Harbor, N.Y. 1898 - Autograph; 402 pages; Publisher's blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt. This is a particularly fine and interesting presentation copy, boldly signed and inscribed by the author - one of the most active (and extreme) of the Irish revolutionaries of the nineteenth century. The long, full title of this book of memoirs does a fair job of stating the outlines of the author's extraordinary course of life. "Rossa's recollections, 1838 to 1898. Childhood, boyhood, manhood. Customs, habits and manners of the Irish people. Erinach and Sassenach-Catholic and Protestant-Englishman and Irishman-English religion-Irish plunder. Social life and prison life. The Fenian movement. Travels in Ireland, England, Scotland and America." Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa (1831– 1915), was an Irish Fenian leader and prominent member of the Irish Republican Brotherhood. As a young shopkeeper in Skibbereen, the southernmost town in Ireland, O'Donovan Rossa founded the 'Phoenix National and Literary Society,' the aim of which was "the liberation of Ireland by force of arms." Rossa's Phoenix Society later merged with the Irish Republican Brotherhood (IRB), founded two years later in Dublin. He was arrested and jailed at the end of 1858 for over six months. Charges against Rossa escalated by 1865 to "High Treason" and he was convicted and sentenced to penal servitude for life due to his previous convictions. He served his time in Pentonville, Portland and Chatham prisons in England. While a guest of the English state, he won a by-election to Parliament for the seat from Tipperary constituency, but the election was set aside as Rossa was a convicted felon. He made a deal to participate in the Fenian Amnesty of 1870 by promising not to return to Ireland; the instrument of his exile became famous. He and four other Irish rebels boarded the S. S. Cuba for the voyage to America. The five men [John Devoy, Charles Underwood O'Connell, Harry Mulleda, John McClure and O'Donovan Rossa] were famously dubbed "The Cuba Five." Rossa established a base in New York City and quickly joined Clan na Gael and the Fenian Brotherhood. If anything, his revolutionary activities accelerated, as Rossa organised the first-ever bombings by Irish republicans of English cities in what was called the "dynamite campaign". The campaign lasted through the 1880s and made him infamous, to say the least, in Britain. The British government repeatedly demanded his extradition, but their efforts were denied. In 1885, Rossa was shot outside his office near Broadway by an Englishwoman, Yseult Dudley, but his wounds were not life-threatening. There were charges and counter-charges about whether or not she was working on behalf of the English government. What is beyond dispute is that Yseult Dudley, like many others, was incensed at Rossa's tactics and his vigorous and succesful organised fund raising (the so-called "Skirmishing Fund") - intended to support the arming of those who would fight the British. This self-published volume of memoirs was neither published nor distributed through normal book-publishing circles, but most likely carried around by the author on his travels and lectures on behalf of his cause. By the end of the nineteenth century, O'Donovan Rossa had moved his base of operations to Staten Island, which explains why this now-scarce book was issued from Mariner's Harbor, and old neighborhood on the north shore of the island. The boldly written inscription, entirely in Rossa's neat handwriting, nearly fills the front free endpaper and offers a tantalizing link between Rossa's specific Irish roots and his later life in America. In full, it reads: "Presentation Copy / To / Mr. Patrick Murray / of Skibbereen, Ireland / and Boston, America / In remembrance / of his kindness to / the author / O'Donovan Rossa / New York / 1898." There is reference in Rossa's text to a Patrick Murray, the husband of the author's one remaining living aunt, Bridget (at the time Rossa made his first return trip to Irela [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Nigger of the "Narcissus"; A Tale of the Sea

      William Heinemann., London. 1898 - Good. Publishers cloth. Ex lending libray copy; the only evidence of this being the contemporaneous bookplate to front pastedown. Endpapers toned. Name neatly penned to front pastedown in contemporaneous hand. A small picture of the author is pasted to the title page. Slightly foxed. Uncut pages. Size: 12mo. 7 3/4". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Musterbuch Kimono-Stoffmuster./ Pattern book of kimono fabric samples.

      Kyoto, 1898 - 20 Bl. Musterzeichnungssammlung. Japanisches Blockbuch. 52, teils ganzseitige Farbholzschnitte, teilweise gold-/silbergehöht. Deckeltitel. Kanten leicht berieben, schönes Exemplar. 52 partly full-page coloured woodcuts showing fabric samples for kimonos, some of them heightened with gold or silver. Illustr. orig. stitched boards. Nice copy. *** Wenn Sie an einem Tag mehr als einen Titel bei uns bestellen, liefern wir innerhalb Deutschlands versandkostenfrei *** Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 162 24 x 16,5 cm. Illustrierter orig.Kartoneinband.

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        Shinsha Fuji Hyakuzu One hundred views of real Mount Fuji


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        COCORICO Journal bimensuel, Humoristique, Littéraire, Artistique. Numéros 1 à 24

      Cocorico (1898)-1899, Paris - Reliure pour l'année 1899, le premier numéro datant cependant du 31 décembre 1898, et comprenant tous les 24 premiers numéros. Pages numérotées, environ 270 pages. Couverture rigide, toilée, gris-vert et ornée du Coq de Steinlen, imprimé en noir, crête vermillon et le lettrage « Cocorico » en or. Ce magasine fut fondé par Paul Boutigny et il en sortira 63 numéros, jusqu'en mai 1902. De nombreux artistes, alors émergeants, en furent les illustrateurs. Le magasine se voulait défenseur de l'Art Nouveau. Nombreuses illustrations, dont Mucha, Steinlen, Willette, Huard, J. Villon, etc. Etat : Très bon état, état d'ancienneté. Couverture : quelque peu défraîchie, un peu frottée. Intérieur : très bon état général, infimes défauts. 30.5 x 24.5 x 2.5 cm 1790g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Hurtig & Seamon's Illustrated Vaudeville Catalogue No. 3. Season 1898-'99.

      New York: Hurtig & Seamon. Printed by Meyer Levenson, 1898. Full Cloth. Paper pastedown of decoratve cloth. . Very Good. Oblong 8vo. 18 by 24 cm. [4], 100, [1] pp. Scarce, with only copies of Hurtig & Seamon catalogues at Yale and Univ. of Illinois, with unknown issue. Hurtig and Seamon was a major theatrical agent of Vaudeville acts, and it also owned theaters, including the theater that later became the Apollo Theater in Harlem. The catalogue includes 97 different acts, with one page devoted to each act, and three acts receiving a three page treatment. The acts run the whole Vaudeville gamut -- singers, dancers, comedians, minstrel, acrobats, magicians, novelty acts, combinations of these, and within these catagories, a breadth of styles or genres. All the advertisements, for so they are, feature photos, and the accompanying build-ups are generally crammed with information about the acts and performers. Virtually all the performers today are very obscure, which on balance adds to the interest in the catalogue. A moderate amount of soiling on the cover. One small closed tear within, now repaired.

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        Petroleum Motor-Cars

      London: Sampson Low, Marston & Company Limited, 1898. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Publisher's original dark green cloth-bound hardback; rubbed and mildly scuffed with moderate bumping at head and tail, thus in very good shape indeed. Contents neat and clean with no pen-marks and not from a library so no such stamps or labels, just slightly tender joints and age toned throughout. Size: 190mm x 130mm. Collation: pp. [iii]-xv, [1], 218, [6, adverts], complete with half-title, wood engraved illustrations and diagrams, some full-page. Includes details on tricycles and quadricycles, De Dion, Leon Bollee, Gladiator, Panhard, Peugeot, Benz and others. A pioneering work and very scarce.

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        Kaiserreise in den Orient. Lichtdruck von Albert Frisch

      Albert Frisch 1898 - Hardcover. 36 Seiten. Gutes, dem Alter entsprechendes Exemplar. Mit Widmungseintrag der Deutschen Kaiserin und Königin von Preußen Auguste Viktoria. Ohne Jahresangabe um 1898. Leineneinband leicht lichtrandig. RARES Exemplar. 36 Lichtdrucke von Albert Frisch, Königl. Preuss. Hoflieferant. HINWEIS.: Es stehen 43 Fotos des Buches vom Cover und dem Inhalt zur Verfügung. Bitte per Email anfragen / From the cover and the contents of the book there are 43 photos available. Kindly ask via email. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        First Czech book for the blind – První cítanka pro slepé dítky školy obecné [First reader for blind children in general school].

      Prague: C. K. Školni knihosklad 1898 - Quarto (28.5 × 22.5 cm). Contemporary card boards; [1], 1-45 leaves. Good or better; boards lightly rubbed; cancelled stamps of a provincial Czech school; leaves very well preserved. The first Czech-language reader for blind children, compiled by workers at Klár’s Institute for the Blind (Kláruv ústav slepcu) in Prague, an education institute where a printer’s shop was founded in 1894 to publish the first Czech books in alphabets for the blind; prior to this, students of the Institute had to use German and other international texts. Rather than using Braille, this volume was set in Klein letters, a relief script using connected letter forms, invented by Viennese blind-script pioneer Johann Wilhelm Klein (1765-1848); later publications of the Institute used Braille script. The book introduces the alphabet, before continuing from individual syllables to hyphenated words to small texts for reading practice. Rare; KVK, OCLC only show the copy at the Czech National Library. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      London: George Allen, 1898. First THUS. Hardcover. Very Good. Hammond, Chris. First edition thus. Dark green cloth with gilt stamping, illustrated by Chris Hammond. Very Good, with a lean to the binding, cloth lightly rubbed with gilt slightly faded, lightly worn at tips, pages lightly toned with a bit of sporadic foxing. A rather nice copy.

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        Eigenh. Postkarte mit U.

      Berlin, 1. XII. 1898. - 1 S. Qu.-8vo. Mit eh. Adresse. An die Redaktion der "Poetischen Flugblätter", herausgegeben von Josef Kitir und Carl Maria Klob in Wien: "Besten Dank, sehr geehrte Herren, für Ihre Zeitschrift! Gern gestatte ich Ihnen, meinen Namen mit aufzuführen [ ]". - Beschnitten (ohne Textverlust). Jacobowski gründete 1890 gemeinsam mit Richard Zoozmann die Berliner Zeitschrift "Der Zeitgenosse". Er gab im Verlauf seines Lebens drei weitere Zeitschriften, u.a. seit 1898 die "Gesellschaft" heraus. Er arbeitete im "Verein zur Abwehr des Antisemitismus" und war Gründer des Berliner Klubs "Die Kommenden", dem Schriftsteller und Künstler angehörten.

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        Almanach du Bibliophile. Années 1898 - 1903. Complet en 6 volumes.

      Éditions d'Art Édouard Pelletan, 1898 - 1903,, Paris, - 6 vol. 195 x 139 mm., nombreuses illustrations, reliure bradel papier marbré, couvertures et dos conservés mais interverties, quelques rousseurs sur tranches et sur quelques feuillets, bel exemplaire.

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        The Orchids of Sikkim Himalaya.

      Calcutta, printed at the Bengal Secretariat Press, 1898. 4 volumes. Folio (348 x 275mm). pp. (14), iii, iv, 342, 11, with 453 lithographed plates of which the first 133 hand-coloured. Contemporary half calf. First major publication on the orchids of the Himalaya. George King (1840-1909) was superintendent of the Calcutta Botanic Gardens. In 1887 he launched the 'Annals of the Royal Botanic Garden, Calcutta', which became the vehicle for impressive and profusely illustrated monographs. The present rare monograph forms the 8th volume of this periodical. The illustrations (all after drawings by R. Pantling) were never issued fully coloured; the colouring is confined to the essential details of the orchids. The 4 volumes are divided as follows: I. Letterpress; II. Plates of Malaxideae; III. Plates of Epidendreae & Vandeae; IV. Plates of Listereae, Goodyereae, Ophrydea & Cypripedieae. "The plates in the 'Orchids of the Sikkim Himalaya'... were coloured by the sons of Nepalese coolies, who had never, until [the author] Mr Pantling took them in hand, been accustomed to use any implements more delicate than a hoe. Mr Pantling's perseverance and skill in drilling these boys into accurate colourists was considered marvellous by all who had seen them at work" (Desmond, The European discovery of the Indian flora p. 152).//Nissen BBI, 1051; Stafleu & Cowan 3660.

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        Karlsruhe - Geschichte der Stadt und ihrer Verwaltung -

      Verlag der Macklot\'schen Buchhandlung und Buchdruckerei, 1898 ---, 1905. Band 1,2 ,3 erste u. 2. Hälfte=4 Bände komplett,alles erschienene gebundene Ausgabe 4 Bände mit vergoldeter Rücken und Deckelverzierung,1. Band von 1895,2. Band 1898,3. BAnderste Hälfte und zweite Hälfte 1904.alles sauber gut erhalten.

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      London: George Allen, 1898. First THUS. Hardcover. Very Good. Hammond, Chris. First edition thus. Dark green cloth with gilt stamping, illustrated by Chris Hammond. Very Good, with a lean to the binding, cloth lightly rubbed with gilt slightly faded, lightly worn at tips, pages lightly toned with a bit of sporadic foxing. A rather nice copy.

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        DIE NIBELUNGE. Text der Hohenems - Münchener Handschrift A des Nibelungenliedes.

      J.A. Stargardt 1898 - 1904 In folio max. (mm. 570 x 420), magnifica legatura in p. marocchino - realizzata da Gozzi di Modena - con ricchissimi intarsi in oro e nero al piatto anter. e sottili fregi e cornici dorate a quello poster. (con firma del legatore). Vi è contenuto un poema in 20 canzoni, di pp. (4),311,(5, incluso il colophon), stupendamente decorato da Joseph Sattler. Vi figurano circa 600 grandi iniziali a due colori e 66 illustrazioni di cui: 14 tavole a piena pagina in litografia a colori, 20 delicati motivi ornamentali numerati (all'inizio di ogni canzone), squisite testate e finali in tinta. Al colophon: "Schrift, Vollbilder und Buchschmuck von Josef Sattler. Schnitt and Guss der Schrift, Druckplatten zu Vollbildern und Buchschmuck, Satz und Druck, Schoepformen zum Buettenpapier mit Wasserzeichen, Vorsatzpapier und Originaleinband aus den Werkstätten der Reichsdruckerei. Das ganze Werk ist ausschliesslich in Buchdruck hergestellt. Papier von J.W. Zanders in Bergisch - Gladbach. Text der Hohenems - Münchener Handschrift A des Nibelungenliedes nach der Ausgabe von Karl Lachmann. Korrektur der Druckbogen durch Oberlehrer Dr. Ewald Frey, Dr. Reinhold Kern und Dr. Paul Kerckhoff ?. E' questa una delle opere più significative del movimento Jugendstil e la più importante dell'artista tedesco il quale non solo eseguì le illustrazioni ma disegnò anche il carattere tipografico. ?Josef Sattler (1867 - 1931) frequenta dal 1886 al 1891 l'Accademia di Monaco di Baviera (docente: N. Gysis). E' attivo come pittore, grafico ed illustratore e collabora ai periodici ?Pan? e ?Simplicissimus?. L'importante esempio ?Die Nibelungen?, a cura di K. Lachmann, tratto dal manoscritto A Hohenems di Monaco, fu stampato dalla Reichsdruckerei di Berlino per essere presentato nella sezione tedesca dell'Esposizione Universale del 1900 a Parigi (ma solo alcuni fogli di prova furono disponibili per quella data)?. Così ?Dizionario degli Illustratori simbolisti e art Nouveau?,II, p. 168 - Hofstaetter ?La Grafica Art Nouevau?, p. 182. Splendida edizione in tiratura di 200 esemplari numerati. Il ns., 151, su carta speciale uso mano, è in ottimo stato.

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        Rayons émis par les composés de l'uranium et du thorium. SS. 1101-1103. In: Comptes rendus. de l'academie des sciences. Band 126.

      Paris Gauthier-Villars 1898 - (27,5 x 22 cm). 1963 S. Halbleinwandband der Zeit. Erste Ausgabe ihrer ersten großen Arbeit über die Entdeckung der Radioaktivität des Thoriums. - Die junge Physikerin Marie Curie (1867-1934), auf der Suche nach einem Thema für ihre Doktorarbeit, wendet sich den Untersuchungen der radioaktiven Eigenschaften von Pechblende zu und kann bereits nach kurzer Zeit nachweisen, dass neben Uran auch das Element Thorium radioaktiv ist. Sie verwendet hier erstmals den Begriff "radioaktiv". Der obige Artikel enthält daneben noch eine weitere wichtige Beobachtung: Uranerz ist stärker radioaktiv als es seinem Urangehalt entspricht. Dies führt zu der Vermutung, dass das Erz ein weiteres Element enthalten muss, das wesentlich stärker aktiv ist als Uran selbst. - Stempel auf Titel. Einband leicht bestoßen. Rücken ausgebleicht, leicht fleckig und mit kleinen Fehlstellen im Überzug. Insgesamt gut erhaltenes Exemplar. - DSB III, 497. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        First on the Antarctic Continent

      Hardcover. Being an Account of the British Antarctic Expedition 1898-1900. London 1901, 333 pp, frontis. & many full pp plts. & ills. throughout text, 3 maps at the end. Secondary binding in orig. red & gilt cloth, very slt. soiled & faded but overall a copy superior to most of this very rare book. In 1894, Borchgrevink shipped on board the whaler Antarctic on its way to the Ross Sea, as a deckhand and part-time scientist. He took part in the historic landing at Cape Adare, and collected the first vegetation to be found within the Antarctic Circle. He travelled to London and under the financial sponsorship of Sir George Newnes, the wealthy publisher, sailed in 1898 in Southern Cross. He spent the first winter on the continent and made the first sledge journey on the Ross Ice Shelf. Spence 152; Rosove 45.A1

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        Vida de Carlos III por el Conde de Fernan Nuñez. Publicada con la biografia del autor,apendices y notas por A. Morel Fatio y A. Paz y Meliá y un prologo de Juan Valera. 2 Volumenes

      Fernando Fe, Madrid 1898 - holandesa piel algo rozada con puntas, nervios y tejuelo, en general buena conservación retrato. . 858 págs.

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        Zhivopisnaya Rossia. Tom VI. Otechevstvo nashe v evo zemelnom, istoricheskom, plemennom ekonomicheskom i bytovom zachenii ... Moskva i moskovskaya promyshlennaya oblast, chast pervaya - Moskva. S 217 risunkami. VI/2 - Moskovskaya promyslennaya oblast. S 178 risunkami

      Moskva, M. O. Volf 1898-99 OLWd., 2 Bände, 296 und 324 Seiten, mit zahlreichen schönen Abb. 2°, Rücken beschädigt, Ecken berieben, Deckel sind fleckig und angestaubt, Tom VI/2 hat Kante an d. Vorderdeckel unten ohne klein Stück. Titel VI/1 hat Widmung, VI/2 ist anfangs und zum Ende in dem obenem und unterem Gelenk und auch an d. Rand oben und unten angeschmutzt von d. Farbe d. Deckel (rot). Innen zuweilen Braunflecken, sonst innen guter Zustand.Russland, Rossia

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        Zhivopisnaya Rossia. Tom VI. Otechevstvo nashe v evo zemelnom, istoricheskom, plemennom ekonomicheskom i bytovom zachenii . Moskva i moskovskaya promyshlennaya oblast, chast pervaya - Moskva. S 217 risunkami. VI/2 - Moskovskaya promyslennaya oblast. S 178 risunkami

      Moskva, M. O. Volf 1898-99 - OLWd., 2 Bände, 296 und 324 Seiten, mit zahlreichen schönen Abb. 2°, Rücken beschädigt, Ecken berieben, Deckel sind fleckig und angestaubt, Tom VI/2 hat Kante an d. Vorderdeckel unten ohne klein Stück. Titel VI/1 hat Widmung, VI/2 ist anfangs und zum Ende in dem obenem und unterem Gelenk und auch an d. Rand oben und unten angeschmutzt von d. Farbe d. Deckel (rot). Innen zuweilen Braunflecken, sonst innen guter Zustand. Book Language/s: ru [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gedichte und Spruche (Poems and Maxims)

      Leipzig: C. G. Fritzsch, 1898. First printing. Wraps. Very Good +. NIETZSCHE, Friedrich. Gedichte und Spruche (Poems and Maxims) C. G. Fritzsch, Leipzig, 1898. TP + 1 leaf + [V] XXII + [1] 203 + 6 leaves = advertisements, 16mo. First Edition. Schaberg 59. INSCRIBED BY ELISABETH FORSTER-NIETZSCHE.The first printing of several of Nietzsche's poems. This book was made available in four different bindings and a total of 1,000 copies were printed. The dedication is written by Nietzsche's sister Elisabeth Förster-Nietzsche, the editor of the book, and reads "Herrn Aug. Beck mit den herzlichsten Grüssen v. d. Herausgeberin" (To Mr. Aug. Beck with the kindest regards, the editor).CONDITION: Original green printed wrappers, inscribed on front free endpaper. A scarce book in any binding, but especially in original wraps. Very good condition in custom clamshell box. CONDITION: Original green printed wrappers, inscribed on front free endpaper. A scarce book in any binding, but especially in original wraps. Very good condition in custom clamshell box.

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      [Washington:: Government Printing Office,. 1898]. Oblong folio, 10.75" x 13.75". [1-title], [1 blank], [1-title], [1 blank] pp, 258 plates. Album volume only, containing 258 black and white glossy photographic plates with captions in both English and Spanish. Bound in lightly worn contemporary half-morocco over pebbled red cloth, matching red leather label with gilt title on front board, black embossed spine bands. Photographic plates quite clean. Very Good. Handsome photographic views of the 258 monuments marking the boundary between the United States and Mexico west of the Rio Grande River. The photographs all show interesting background scenery, with many containing images of the Surveyors standing next to the Monuments, some with images of locals or animals; an interesting view of the Monument at Nogales taken outside a building, with many locals milling about and a hanging sign advertising beer. This album was issued along with a volume of text not present here.

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        Deutsch-Südwest-Afrika. 96 Lichtdrucke nach Photographien aus dem Herero- und Nama-Lande. Aufgenommen von Th. Rehbock während einer Forschungsreise 1896/1897.

      Berlin, Dietrich Reimer (Ernst Vohsen), 1898. - Rote, gold- und schwarzgeprägte Original-Leinwand, quer-8°, dreiseitiger Goldschnitt. Reste einer alten Papierklebemarke auf Rücken, Seiten leicht gebräunt und vereinzelt leicht fingerfleckig, ohne die auf dem Titel angegebene Karte, mit Widmung von alter Hand verso Titel: Swakopmund D.S.W.A. Weihnachten 1904 Buea Kamerun 1905. Sehr ordentliches Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire du livre Les émaux byzantins, [collection de] A.W. Zwenigorodskoï.

      - St. Petersbourg, [s.n.], 1898. 31 x 21 cm. White cloth, very richly gilt and decorated with depictions of enamels and gem-studded jewels. All edges decorated in red and gold. (6), 252 p., 6 plates (two chromolithographies, one with additional gold; three wood engraved pictures, and an engraving on Imperial Japanese paper by W.W. Matthé after a drawing by Alexander P. Bogolioubow), (2) p. Gilt and blue endpapers. Printed in 100 numbered copies, but this copy not numbered. First edition. Perfectly preserved.* This curious book, very luxuriously produced, was published out of sheer admiration for the sumptuous description of Prince Alexander Zvenigorodsky's collection of priceless antique enamels, that was sent to high-placed individuals in many countries of the world. In fact, this book mainly consists of verbatim reactions and letters-of-thanks for Zwenigorodsky's volume by (noble secretaries of) granddukes, princes and queens and their ministers, museum directors and state librarians. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        De La Typographie et De L'Harmonie De La Page Impremée William Morris et Son Influence Sur Les Arts et Metiers

      London: Hacon & Ricketts, 1898. 31pp. Limited edition of 256 (as stated, 6 copies on parchment). Errata slip. Red/black text, red line border layout to some pages, red design to limited edition page. Small hardback, quarter-bound with pattern design over greay boards, title label to spine. General browning to spine and boards, nick to spine head. Foxing most notably to endpapers and pastedowns, roughcut edges to fore- and bottom edges. No inscriptions. Overall a nice copy of a very scarce title. . Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Good+/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        Man Overboard [in The Harmsworth Magazine no.6 for December 1898].

      London: Harmsworth Bros, Dec. 1898., 1898. First appearance of Churchill's short story 'Man Overboard'. Small quarto magazine format in original publisher's illustrated paper covers. Very minor edgewear and very slight chipping to spine ends otherwise bright, clean and strong. Quarter inch of loss to tail of spine panel. Staples faintly rusting. An exceptionally clean and attractive copy of a scarce piece of Churchill ephemera.

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        The Harmsworth Monthly Pictorial Magazine. Vols. I-VII.

      Harmsworth Bros. 1898-1902 Vols I-V bound with fronts, half titles, general titles, and indexes. Attractively bound in uniform light green cloth, dec. in gilt, lettered in black; some sl. rubbing but overall a v.g. bright set.Volume I, pp 662-664 contains the first appearance of Winston Churchill's short maritime tale

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        Deutsche Burgen. 2 Bände

       Wasmuth, Berlin, 1898. Zusammen VIII S./496 S. mit 566 Textabb. im Holzschnitt und lithographierten Tafeln, original Halbpergament mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und Lederecken, folio, (Einbände berieben)Versand D: 5,90 EUR Architektur

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        Au pied du Sinai. Illustrations de Henri de de Toulouse-Lautrec.

      Henry Floury, Paris 1898 - Paris, Henry Floury, 1898. 4°. (2) Bl., 107 S., (2) Bl. Mit 10 lithogr. Tafeln (in je 2 Zuständen) und 6 Schlussvignetten. Orig.-Französische Broschur mit Lithographie. In Schuber. Monod 2868; Skira 338; Delteil 235-249; Carteret IV, 106 ("Ouvrage rare, très coté et recherché"); The Artist and the Book 302; Rauch 338. - Nr. 67 von 355 Exemplaren auf "vélin d'Arches, avec deux suites des lithographies, sur papier de Chine en couleur, et sur vélin en noir", aus einer Auflage von 380. Georges Clémenceau (1841-1929), französicher Journalist, Politiker und Staatsmann, der sich für Alfred Dreyfus einsetzte, befasst sich hier mit jüdischer Thematik in folgenden Kapiteln: Le baron Moïse, Schlome le Batailleur, En Israël, Comment je devins Presbyte, Impression de Galicie, Busk. Drei der Geschichten sind inspiriert durch eine Reise nach Krakau und Galizien. Zu den Zeichnungen von Toulouse-Lautrec schreibt Garvey: "A shrewd observer of his subjects, Lautrec spent hours in the Tournelle quarter of Paris sketching poor Russian and Polish Jews. The author and Statesman Clémenceau apperas twice: seated in the office of the occulist Mayer and talking to two bearded men at Busk". - Heftung lose, leicht gebräunt. Sprache: Französisch / Français / French Orig.-Französische Broschur mit Lithographie. In Schuber. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Two weeks after the United States declared war on Spain, President McKinley commissions a future Naval Commander

      Washington, D.C., May 4, 1898. 15.5" x 19". "Spanish-American War date Partly Printed Document Signed ""William McKinley"" as President and ""John D. Long"" as Secretary of the Navy, 1 page. 15.5"" x 19"". Washington, D.C., May 4, 1898. On parchment. Completed in manuscript. Minor flaws. Excellent naval vignettes at top and across the lower portion. 2.25 inch blind embossed blue paper seal of the Navy Department affixed at lower center. Fine condition.In part, ""Know Ye, That reposing special Trust and Confidence in the Patriotism, Valour, Fidelity, and Abilities of John M. Poyer, I have nominated and by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, do appoint him a Lieutenant in the Navy from the 8th day of April 1898 in the service of the United States…""On February 15, 1898, the U.S.S. Maine exploded in Havana Harbor. On April 20th, President William McKinley signed the Joint Resolution for War with Spain. On May 4, 1898, the day President McKinley signed the document here offered commissioning Lieutenant John M. Poyer as Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy, a Joint Resolution of Congress calling for the annexation of Hawaii was introduced. With the support of Pres. McKinley, the United States acquired Hawaii in July. Six days after this document was signed by Secretary of the Navy John D. Long, he issued orders to Captain Henry Glass, commander of the cruiser U.S.S. Charleston to capture Guam on the way to Manila. John M. Poyer (1861-1922) rose to Navy Commander. He served as Governor of American Samoa from 1915-1919."

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        ZEEMAN EFFECT & ANOMALOUS ZEEMAN EFFECT: "Measurements Concerning Radiation-Phenomena in the Magnetic Field: I" and "Radiation Phenomena in the Magnetic Field" (The London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science [Fifth Series], Vol. XLV, pp. 197-207, 325-339)

      Taylor and Francis, London 1898 - Two articles on the Zeeman Effect and Anomolous Zeeman Effect. Volume also contains "Evidence that Röntgen Rays are Ordinary Light" by George Johnstone Stoney pp. 532-536, 1898) and "Radiation in a Magnetic Field" by Albert Michelson (pp. 348-356). vii, [1], 548 pp. 8vo. 24 Plates . Original brown leather spine with five raised bands, red and black leather patch titles with gold embossed titling, marbled paper insets to covers. Wear and scuffing to covers. Bookplate on front pastedown only indication of ex-library status, clean within. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        X-RAYS ARE ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION: "Evidence that Röntgen Rays are Ordinary Light" (The London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science [Fifth Series], Vol. XLV, pp. 532-536)

      London: Taylor and Francis, 1898. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. George Johnstone Stoney (1826-1911) proposes that x-rays are electromagnetic radiation. Volume also contains: "Measurements concerning Radiation-Phenomena in the Magnetic Field: I" by Pieter Zeeman (pp. 197-201, 1898), "Radiation Phenomena in the Magnetic Field" by Thomas Preston (pp. 325-339) and "Radiation in a Magnetic Field" by Albert Michelson (pp. 348-356). vii, [1], 548 pp. 8vo. 24 Plates . Original brown leather spine with five raised bands, red and black leather patch titles with gold embossed titling, marbled paper insets to covers. Wear and scuffing to covers. Bookplate on front pastedown only indication of ex-library status, clean within.

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        The War of the Worlds


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        Chess In Philadelphia: A Brief History of the Game in Philadelphia

      Billstein & Son Co 1898 - 158 pages with frontispiece, 5 plates, diagrams, tables and index. Small Quarto. bound in original publisher's half leather with gilt lettering to spine over marbled boards. (Betts: 6-21) First edition. Gustavus Charles Reichman was a chess editor, analyst, problem composer, solver and player. He was chess editor of the Philadelphia Times and North American. He was the Games Editor of Brentano's Chess Monthly (1881-1882). From 1895 to 1905, he was Secretary of the Franklin Chess Club in Philadelphia. In his earlier years, he was a piano tuner. For many years, he was chess champion of Philadelphia. In 1886, he took 2nd place in the world championship solving tournament, which had 109 entrants from around the world. He played two matches against Mackenzie in 1866 and 1867. The first match of six games was Mackenzie +5 -0 =1; the second match was Mackenzie +7 -0 =2 and was timed with an hour glass. Reichhelm died of heart disease in a Pennsylvania Hospital and had accumulated a large library of chess literature. Condition: Previous owner's name on front end paper, some pencil tick marks in margins, closed three inch tear at head title page else a better than very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Deutsch-Südwest-Afrika. Seine wirtschaftliche Erschließung unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Nutzbarmachung des Wassers. Bericht über das Ergebnis einer im Auftrage des "Syndikates für Bewässerungsanlagen in Deutsch-Südwest-Afrika" durch das Herero- und Gross-Namaland unternommenen Reise. Mit 28 Tafeln und Karten.

      Berlin, Dietrich Reimer (Ernst Vohsen), 1898. - Schwarzblaue Original-Leinwand, mit goldgeprägtem Deckel- und Rückentitel, 4°, XXII, 237 Seiten, Kartenbeilagen (!) in Kartentasche im hinteren Buchdeckel. Einband minimal berieben, Name von alter Hand auf leerem Vorsatz. Ein schönes, sauberes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        SIX DRAWINGS Illustrating Théophile Gautiers Romance Mademoiselle de Maupin

      London: Leonard Smithers, 1898. First edition, LIMITED TO ONLY 50 HAND NUMBERED COPIES. Six photogravures "being reproductions of an uncompleted set of illustrations by the late Aubrey Beardsley to Mademoiselle de Maupin". Large Folio [15.3 by 11 inches approx.], loosely contained as issued in the original printed wrapper and portfolio of gray boards with green cloth back and corners, the upper board printed in red and black, with green silk ties. A nice set of this extremely scarce Beardsley item. The plates are all without wear, occasionally a few spots here or there caused by the paper stock, The wrapper is well preserved, the portfolio covers with some general age-wear, having served their purpose well. FIRST EDITION OF THIS EXTREMELY SCARCE SET OF PHOTOGRAVURES PUBLISHED POSTHUMOUSLY OF ARTWORK INTENDED FOR Mademoiselle de Maupin. In the autumn of 1897 Beardsley, increasingly desperate to see another book published similar to THE RAPE OF THE LOCK, set to work on illustrations for 'Mademoiselle de Maupin' with Leonard Smithers' approval. This precipitated something of a crisis in his relationship with the publisher. Smithers simply did not have the money for the project and dragged his heals while Beardsley, hurt by what he saw as a lack of faith by him, became increasingly depressed and began suffering pangs of paranoia over the project. Smithers then accused Beardsley of becoming tired with Maupin, which may have contributed to Beardsley anxiety over money and belief that his friend was not playing fair with him during his illness and planning to take his artwork and sell it for profit after his death. In only a few more months the artist would be dead and the "Maupin" project would never be completed.

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        American Statesmen

      Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1898. Minor shelf wear. Overall very good. Green Buckram with Gilt Spine Lettering, Top Guilt Edge, Tissue rare full set of biographies of great American statesmen. There are 28 book-lengths of leaders such as Benjamin Franklin, Samuel Adams, Patrick Henry, George Washington (2 vols.), John Adams, Alexander Hamilton, Gouverneur Morris, John Jay, John Marshall, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, Albert Gallatin, James Monroe, J.Q. Adams, John Randolph, Andrew Jackson, Martin Van Buren, Henry Clay (2 vols.), Daniel Webster, John C. Calhoun, Thomas H. Benton, Lewis Cass, Abraham Lincoln (2 vols.), William H. Seward, Salmon P. Chase, Charles Francis Adams, Charles Sumner, and Thaddeus Stevens. The last volume is an Index and selected bibliography. A wonderful set. Second Series Ulysses S. Grant, John Sherman, James G. Blain, Thomas Reed, William McKinley (2 vols.) John Hay (2 vols.)

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        S/W Porträtfotographie. [ca. 22,5 x 17,4 cm].

      -, 0, [Prag?], - [Prag?], -, o. J. Mit hds. Bleistift-Titelei auf der Rückseite. - Nach einer Fotografenlehre im Atelier Antonin Mattas in Príbram von 1898 bis 1901 besuchte Drtikol, (1883 - 1961), von 1901 bis 1903 die Lehr- und Versuchsanstalt für Photographie in München (später umbenannt in Bayerische Staatslehranstalt für Lichtbildwesen und ab 1990 in Staatliche Fachakademie für Fotodesign München). Nach dem Militärdienst 1907, betrieb er bis 1935 ein eigenes Studio, zunächst in Príbram, später in Prag. 1945/46 war Drtikol Professor an der Schule für Graphik in Prag. Schwerpunkt seiner Arbeit war die Aktphotographie. In seinen frühen Werken lässt sich der Einfluss des Prager Symbolismus und "Art Nouveau" erkennen. In den 1920er und 30er Jahren prägten Stummfilm, Avantgarde und Art Deco sein Schaffen. Noch vor dem 2. Weltkrieg gab František Drtikol die Photographie auf und widmete sich fortan der Malerei. Sein Ruhm schwand und er starb 1961 einsam und vergessen. Erst in jüngerer Zeit nimmt sein Werk wieder einen hohen Stellenwert in der Geschichte der tschechischen Photographie ein. (Zitat) Deutsch

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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. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Real estate in Texas, in Part [manuscript title on verso of front endpaper].

      Ownership signature on front endpaper "Property of John E. Roller, Harrisonburg, VA." Harrisonburg, VA, Archer City, TX, and other locations, nd [ca. 1898]. 16mo. 120 numbered pages (of which 40 have been used for manuscript entries, in pencil and ink); approximately 3500 words. Roller (1844-1918), a native of Rockingham County, Virginia, entered the Virginia Military Institute in December, 1861, and graduated in July, 1863, entering Confederate army service immediately as second lieutenant, Company G, 2nd Confederate States Engineers, and serving to the end of the conflict with the Army of Northern Virginia. Following the war, he resided in Harrisonburg, Virginia, working as a lawyer, state legislator, and brigadier general in the Virginia state militia. Good copy, the manuscript quite legible. Cheap leather (spine completely eroded, as are edges and corners). (#6204) This neatly written journal, probably kept by one or more of Roller's agents in Texas, gives a detailed picture of his agricultural property in Knox County, the River Valley and Holliday Creek near Wichita Falls, and town lots in Archer City and Wichita Falls (in all, some 6000 acres). The journal provides a full description of each property, including access to water, railroad stations, churches, and schools, and in some cases titles to the land are traced. One of the farms "needs 300 lbs. of wire to repair and rebuild fence for the benefit and protection of the place; they are now building a wooden bridge 46 feet in length over Holliday Creek on the east line of this place — crops all in good condition — lands level." Information on the crops, trees, dwellings, and out-buildings are recorded; some properties had a good supply of pecan trees, some Mesquite trees were big enough for fence posts; some properties were leased to farmers who grew corn, wheat, and oats as cash crops. At the end of the journal, an agent has recorded a "to-do" list which includes a note to get "original contracts of tenants and take copies and send one to Gen. John E. Roller and retain one." In addition to various farm properties, Roller owned 30 town lots in Archer City. The agent was circumspect about them: "There can be little said about the Archer City lots, they are not fenced or marked but I had some of them located for me — some are located very well but others are too far out. Archer City is hoping for a Rail Road — if they get it their town will build up and your lots will be worth something. The County treasurer told me your lots were worth from ten to twenty five dollars a piece — I asked him if he would give that for them, he said no not now." (According to the Handbook of Texas, Archer City finally got its railroad in 1910.)

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        The Story of the Malakand Field Force: An Episode of Frontier War.

      London Longmans 1898 - First edition, first issue, 8vo., photogravure frontispiece, 6 maps (2 folding), 32 pages of adverts dated 12/97, without the errata slip found in some copies, a few random spots otherwise clean and bright, modern full crimson morocco, tooled, double gilt-lined dentelles, marbled endpapers and all edges gilt by Bayntun-Riviere, a very good copy. "While I was attached to the Malakand Field Force, I wrote a series of letters from the London Daily Telegraph. The favourable manner in which these letters were received, encouraged me to attempt a more substantial work" Woods A1(a) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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