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        Autograph letter signed "R. Leoncavallo" to an unidentified female correspondent, addressed "Chère et excellent amie."

      4 pp. of a bifolium. Ca. 188 x 90 mm. Dated Trent, March 5, 1898. In black ink. In French (with translation). An intriguing letter in which Leoncavallo discusses various performances of his opera, La Bohème. He writes from Trent, where he is negotiating a performance; his publisher, Sonzogno, begs him to help with rehearsals for another. Most importantly, he asks his female correspondent, a "dear friend," to contact Wilhelm Jahn, former director of the Vienna Court Opera, on his behalf, so that Jahn may placate the tenor, Ernest Van Dyck. "I'm permitting myself to add to this letter a few words for the dear Maestro [Jahn], whose address I don't know... so that he may intervene with [Ernest] Van Dyck in order to persuade him not to be angry with me. Do you think he had decided that he would sing my Bohème in London with [Frances] Saville in French?" Creased at folds. In very good condition overall. . Among the persons mentioned in the present letter, Wilhelm Jahn (1835-1900) was the director at the Vienna Court Opera from 1880 until 1897, when he was succeeded by Gustav Mahler; Ernest Van Dyck (1861-1923) and Frances Saville (1865-1935) were, likewise, noted singers at the Vienna Court Opera. As this and other letters attest, Leoncavallo seems to have had an uneasy relationship with Van Dyck, and, indeed, others at the Vienna Court Opera. On September 18, 1897 Leoncavallo had written Van Dyck "a furious letter from Hamburg, disgusted that the tenor had refused to sing Marcello in Vienna, which meant that La Bohème would have to be postponed, further strengthening the composer's assumption that Ricordi, Puccini, and Mahler were out to destroy his fourteen-year-old reputation." (Konrad Dryden in Leoncavallo: Life and Works, pp. 71-72). Giacomo Puccini had vied with Leoncavallo to secure a performance of his own La Bohème at the Court Opera. In spite of Mahler's preference for the Puccini version, Leoncavallo's Bohème was performed instead, on February 23, 1898, thanks Wilhelm Jahn's intervention. Leoncavallo's Bohème was first performed in Venice at the Teatro La Fenice on May 6, 1897.

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        ALS

      Hampstead 1898 - Autograph Letter Signed GREENAWAY, Kate. ALS. Hampstead: 1898. Three pages. On her personal stationary. Octavo. (Measures 6 x 3 3/4 inches). To Mrs. Shaw thanking her for an invitation. "21st Feb. 1898" 39, Frognal Hampstead, N.W. "Dear Mrs. Shaw, I'm so sorryto hear you have had such a bad cold. I have been so fortunate and gone through the winter without one bad one- a wonderful thing for me. I think I would rather come one day and see you-When I should see more of you instead of Wednesday, 20 of March -For I fear I know nothing about Africa- I will therefore give the card to someone else if I find anyone who is interested in the subject- I get so very little time I have rather to dole it out- However I shall hope to come one day and see you when I hope you will have quite recovered. Yours Very Sincerely Kate Greenaway Thank you very much for sending me the card. I'm so tired- Iv'e written such a stupid letter." HBS 67481. $600 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Der kleine Herr Friedemann. Novellen. (Collection Fischer 6)

      Berlin, S. Fischer,, 1898. 198 (2) S. Kl.-8°, Grüner Olwd mit blindgeprägtem Reptilien- und Pflanzendekor, Goldprägung und Kopfgoldschnitt. W/G² 2,- Potempa B.1,- Brüning I, 1. Erste Ausgabe von Thomas Manns erstem Buch. Vorsätze stärker Stockfleckig , sonst gutes und wohlerhaltenes Exemplar. Von größter Seltenheit. Versand D: 2,00 EUR

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        Bd. VI: Begräbniss-Ritus und einige specielle und alterthümliche Gottesdienste der Orthodox-Katholischen Kirche des Morgenlandes; Bd. VII: Fasten- und Blumen-Triodion, nebst den Sonntagsliedern des Oktoicos der Orthodox-Katholischen Kirche des Morgenlandes; Bd. X: Oktoichos oder Parakletike der Orthodox-Katholischen Kirche des Morgenlandes. I. Theil (Ton I?IV.); Bd. XI: Oktoichosoder Parakletike der Orthodox-Katholischen Kirche des Morgenlandes. II. Theil (Ton V?VIII.) (insg. 4 Bde.). 4 Bde. aus dem 11-bändigen «Cyclus» von Übersetzungen gottesdienstlicher Bücher der Orthodox-Katholischen Kirche.

      Berlin, Karl Siegismund, -1904 1898 - 8°, ca. 4400 S., Privat-HLdr. d. Zeit, goldgepr. Rücken, Lesebändchen., Beschienen u. min. berieben; Bd. VII: Titelei m. 2 cm Einriss u. auf den letzten 70 S. minimalste Schnittverletzung (1x3mm) an oberer Ecke (vmtl. durch Buchbindearbeit); Bd. XI: Titelei im Gelenk m. 1 cm Einriss; insgesamt gutes Exemplar. Text deutsch und slawisch unter Berücksichtigung der griechischen Urtexte. Alexij Petrowitsch Maltzew (1854-1915) wirkte als Lehrer an Petersburger geistlichen Seminar, bevor er 1886 zum Erzpriester ernannt wurde und als Propst an die russische Botschaftskirche in Berlin entsandt wurde. Dort wirkte fast 30 Jahre lang; hier entstand auch sein liturgisches Editionswerk. Seit mehr als hundert Jahren ist sein Übersetzungswerk die umfangreichste Sammlung liturgischer Hymnen der orthodoxen Kirche in deutscher Sprache. Noch heute ist die Sprache der Übersetzungen Maltzews gut für den gottesdienstlichen Vollzug geeignet, ist doch durchwegs die Metrik der Kirchentöne berücksichtigt. 5100 gr. Schlagworte: Religion - christliche [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Transactions of the Zoological Society of London: Volume 14, 1898

      London: The Zoological Society of London, 1898. Hardcover. No jacket. Ex-university library. From Birbeck College, University of London. Contains all eight parts of volume fourteen, 1896 to 1898, in library binding. Contains black & white and colour illustrations. Boards and spine are marked and scored. Leading corners, edges and spine ends are bumped and worn. Page block and pages are tanned and marked. Embossed stamps on FEP and title page. Label on BEP. Contents are clear throughout. Binding is sound. HCW. hardcover. Acceptable/No Dust Jacket. Ex-Library.

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        Der Talhüter II.

      - Algraphie mit blauer Tonplatte und mit Aluminium gehöht, 1898, auf sehr festem Velin, mit Bleistift signiert. Darstellungsgröße 46,5:33,5 cm, Blattgröße 64,5:49,3 cm. Literatur: Beringer, Griffelkunst 105. Papierabrieb in den Rändern, mehrere Randeinrisse sorgfältig restauriert. Thoma begann nach Lehren als Lithograph und Anstreicher in Basel sowie als Uhrenschildmaler in Furtwangen, die er nicht beendete, autodidaktische Mal- und Zeichenstudien. 1859 studierte er an der Karlsruher Kunstakademie bei Ludwig Des Coudres (1820-1878) und Johann Wilhelm Schirmer (1807-1863). 1868 reiste er nach Aufenthalten in Basel und Düsseldorf mit Otto Scholderer (1834-1902) nach Paris. 1870-1877 lebte er in München, wo er mit dem Leibl-Kreis verkehrte. Sein erster Aufenthalt in Italien war 1874, ein zweiter 1880. 1876 zog er nach Frankfurt am Main. Nach sehr zögerlich einsetzendem Erfolg – seinen ersten größeren Auftrag hatte er 1882, 1890 seine erste erfolgreiche Sonderausstellung in München – führte seine steigende Bekanntheit 1898 zur Professur an der Karlsruher Kunstakademie und 1899 zum Direktorat der dortigen Kunsthalle.

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        One Hundred Illustrations to Captain Sir Richard Burton's translation of The Arabian Nights from Original Paintings by Stanley L. Wood. Limited to 250 copies of which this is number 128

      London: Pickering & Chatto. Very Good. c. 1898. First Edition. Proofs before letters. Tape to inner hinges of worn chemise; darkening of contents cover. Otherwise very good with all plates (each of which has a hinged tissue guard) clean & fresh .; 8vo .

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        London Types.

      London: William Heinemann, 1898. A very good copy of the special 'Library edition'. One of about 275 copies of the Library edition printed on japanese vellum. 13 illustrations, (including cover) lithographed in colour, after woodcuts by William Nicholson. Large square 4to., original white linen printed in red and black. A very good copy of this edition, some spotting and browning to covers and endpapers, spine a little darkened, however the plates and text are crips and fresh. The quatorzains, a poem with fourteen lines, were written by the Gloucester born poet William Earnest Henley. He was close friends with Robert Louis Stevenson and is thought to have been the basis for the character of Long John Silver in Treasure Island. There were 3 editions of London Types, a deluxe edition with woodcuts coloured by hand and the Library and Popular editions of colour lithographs printed on different quality papers and in different bindings. Some of Nicholson's greatest images being: The Bus Driver, Guardsman, Hawker, Beef-eater, Sandwich-Man, Coster, Lady, Bluecoat Boy, Policeman, News-Boy, Drum-Major, Flower Girl and Barmaid. They look particularly fine on japanese vellum.

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        Datos Sobre la Marina de Guerra de las Diferentes Naciones ... Estados Unidos

      Havana: Impr. y Litografía de la Maestranza de Artillería, 1898. Folio. (17 3/4 x 12 inches). Letterpress title (verso blank); contents page (verso blank); 4pp. text (recto only of 4 leaves); 1p. text (a table listing all 34 of the 'Acorazados' or battleships in the US fleet, recto only); 1p. text (a table of the 51 other vessels ['No Acorazados']in the US fleet, recto only). 38 plates (each with a tinted lithographic image of an individual vessel above cross-sectional line images and a letterpress table giving logistical details of the same vessel). Black/dark green half calf over textured green paper-covered boards, the flat spine lettered and simply decorated in gilt A remarkable and rare large-scale work recalling the era of the Spanish-American War: an interesting piece of American naval history. This volume, printed for the Cuban navy's artillery division, illustrates thirty-eight ships in the United States Naval Fleet in detail. They are presented in two sections, each fronted by a single page table listing the vessels: firstly 18 "Acorazados' or battleships (bound in alpbabetical order); then 20 other vessels 'No Acorazodos' (also in alphabetical order). Each vessel is shown on a single plate and illustrated in pictorial and schematic form, with the fine tinted lithographs being worked up from photographs. On each plate the section most vulnerable to attack is indicated. In the introductory notes, the author explains that the purpose of the volume was to allow Cuba to mount effective counter attacks should she be attacked by the U.S. OCLC records only a single copy of this work OCLC 39900517 (1 copy: US Navy Department Library, Naval History Center).

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        The Stanzas [Rubaiyat] of Omar Khayyam translated from the Persian by John Leslie Garner - in fine Guild of Women Binders binding

      London: George Bell. 1898. Hardcover. Fine. Stated Second Edition (1898). Small 8vo (6 x 5 inches), bound in full dark blue calf with gilt stars and poppies (?) on art-nouveau elongated stemps, inlays in orange-red for the petals, leather turn-ins with poppies at all four corners, mustard moire silk endpapers, stamped Guild of Women Binders, all edges of the text block gilded and with gauffered floral and stem twining motif. In all, one of the loveliest Guild of Women Binders bindings we've encountered. 82 pp. Fine.

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        A Wonder Book For Girls and Boys

      Boston: Houghton, Mifflin. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1898. Cloth. Illustrated cloth over boards, green top-stain, patterned endpapers, in the publisher's printed paper dust-wrapper; pp. x, 210, with color frontis and plates, and with color head- and tail-pieces, throughout. Light soiling to the boards, corners and spine tips rubbed, dated gift inscription to the first blank, bookseller ticket on rear pastedown; jacket soiled and sunned, with large chips out at the spine tips and corners and additional edgewear chipping/tears .

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        Collection of Theodore Roosevelt Photographs from Underwood and Underwood

      Very Good. Photograph. A collection of over 190 photographs, with many unpublished. The sizes range from 3" to 5" tall and the image quality and contrast vary. The photos are almost all glued onto paper back to back, with many notes and cataloging numbers. A few of the numbers on the known published photos match the Underwood and Underwood cataloging numbers used in the Library of Congress collection. Underwood and Underwood provided newspapers with photographs in addition to publishing their own stereographs during the 1900s. Many of the photos are well-captioned with places, names, and dates. Most are from Roosevelt's presidency, but a few are from his 1898 Rough Rider days at Montauk Point, Long Island. Roosevelt is in the majority of the photos, although his speech crowds, boaters, garden party guests, and Native Americans waiting to see Roosevelt at a train depot in Pocatello, Idaho, are also pictured. Locations across the country are represented, with dates from 1898 to 1909. Many photos are from Roosevelt's eight-week 25-state tour to the West in 1903, with images from Pocatello and Shoshone, Idaho; Wyoming; Ogden, Utah; Bremerton and Walla Walla, Washington; and Santa Fe, Albuquerque and Folsom, New Mexico; others are from a 1909 visit to Lincoln's birthplace in Kentucky, a 1907 visit on the ship Mayflower with Admirals Sperry and Evans, boating on Lake Sunapee, NH, and the St. Louis Exposition in 1903. Also included with the photos is the 1919 "Life and Work of Theodore Roosevelt" by Thomas H. Russell, which contains many Underwood and Underwood photos including some in the same locations as in the collection. ; B&W Photographs .

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        El Ingenioso Hidalgo don Quijote de la Mancha. Tomos I y II / Cervantes y sus obras (José María ASENSIO)

      F. Seix, Barcelona 1898 - 22,5 cm. Obra completa en 3 tomos (los dos primeros la edición completa del Quijote con un proemio de José María Asensio y el facsímil de varios documentos inéditos relativos al autor, y el tercero un estudio del mismo Asensio sobre las obras de Cervantes, con prólogo del Dr. Thebussem. Lujosa edición (holandesa, con lomos cuajados, planos ilustrados y cortes superiores dorados) Cromolitografías de Moreno Carbonero y L. Barrau. Cabeceras e iniciales policromadas, de diferentes artistas. Perfecto estado. LXXXVIII- 609 pp. / XVI-667- XXIII pp. / X-563 pp. En español. Book in spanish. El pago contrarrembolso lleva un recargo de 2 euros. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [ORIGINAL PENCIL SKETCH OF A GROUP OF MEXICAN MEN]

      Amica, Mexico, 1898. Framed and matted. Near fine. Not examined out of frame. A nice pencil sketch by the acclaimed Western artist, Edward Borein, done early in his career. The drawing shows five Mexican men, seated and standing, wearing ponchos and sombreros. It was likely done by the young artist as a figure sketch. It dates to Borein's first sojourn to Mexico. Borein was working as a vaquero on a ranch in Malibu and creating art on the side, when the ranch owner financed a trip for him to Mexico. Borein went there in 1897, and remained in Mexico until 1899. The town of Amica is in the province of Jalisco and is located just northwest of Mexico City. Signed in pencil by Borein along the lower left edge. John Edward Borein (1872-1945) was born and raised in California. He worked on ranches as a young man before attending art school in San Francisco, and returned to ranching in the 1890s. He left ranching behind at the turn of the century to concentrate exclusively on art, and rose to the front ranks of Western illustrators. A nice, early image by an influential Western artist.

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        Simplicissimus. Illustrierte Wochenschrift. 3. Jg., Nr. 1 - Nr. 52.

      München, A. Lange, 1898 - 1899. Fol. 416 + 2 S. Priv. HLwd. der Zeit. Luxusausgabe. Komplett, mit allen Beiblättern. Ohne Titelblatt und Inhaltsverzeichnis und ohne die zensierte Nummer 32. - Seiten etw. gebräunt, Ebd. berieben, etw. stockfleckig, leichter Schatten eines abgelösten Exlibris a. V. - Die Nummer 32 wurde beschlagnahmt und wurde als Nr. 35 ohne die zensierten Bilder bzw. Texte nochmals publiziert. Neben dieser Notiz ist auch die Benachrichtigung über Heines Kaution eingebunden. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Simplicissimus; Zeitschriften

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        Chirimen-bon] Japanese Fairy Tale Series (Enlarged English Edition). Rendered into English by Lafcadio Hearn. The Boy who Drew Cats [and] The Old Woman who Lost Her Dumpling [and] Chin Chin Kobakama.

      - 3 vols.set. Crepe paper book with hand colored woodblocks, Japanese style binding. "The Boy who Drew Cats". Japanese Fairy Tale Series, No.23. Tokyo, Hiyoshicho: T.Hasegawa, 1898. (24pp., including front & rear covers) Sunned. Edges of front cover somewhat rubbed. Spine somewhat damaged. 19.1x13.8cm. / "The Old Woman who Lost Her Dumpling". Japanese Fairy Tale Series, No.24. Tokyo, Honzaimokucho: T.Hasegawa, 1902. (24pp., including front & rear covers) Sunned. Front and rear covers somewhat stained. Bottom edge of front cover somewhat rubbed. Spine damaged. 11th page of the text partly torn. 19.1x13.8cm. / "Chin Chin Kobakama". Japanese Fairy Tale Series, No.25. Tokyo, Kaminegishicho: T.Hasegawa, 1925. 15th edition. (24pp., including front & rear covers) Somewhat sunned. Front cover sl.stained. "MARTIN HOPKINSON & CO.LTD." stamped on colophon. 19.1x13.7cm. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Ustica.

      Prag, Mercy 1898.Mit 58 Tafeln und 2 farb. Karten (davon 1 in 6 Segmenten auf Lwd. aufgezogen). XII, 132 S. OLwd. Folio. 41 x 33 cm. Beckmann 48. - Umfangreiche und detailreiche Monographie zu der kleinen Äolen - Insel Ustica nordwestlich von Palermo. Beschreibt mit wissenschaftlicher Genauigkeit die Tier - und Pflanzenwelt der Insel, Klima, Gesteine und Petrefakte, die zumeist von den Liparischen Inseln zugewanderte Bevölkerung, ihre Lebensweise, Bräuche und Kultur. - Tls. etwas stockfleckig. Insgesamt recht gutes Exemplar! Bücher de

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        PAN. Vierter Jahrgang, Heft 3

      Berlin: Genossenschaft PAN, 1898. Folio. Original wraps, with original graphics by HALM, PETER ; VON VOLKMANN, HANS RICHARD; Maximilian von Fichard; KAMPMANN, GUSTAV . Söhn, HDO: 52903-1, 2, 3, 4.Edited by Richard Graul and Caesar Flaischlen et al. PAN, the important German 21 volume art nouveau periodical (1895-1900), is a deluxe fin de siècle periodical with plates, illustrations, color initials, vignettes and tail-pieces representing a multitude of processes of modern picture reproduction, including original lithographs, etchings, and woodcuts,.

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        Tales of Unrest

      London: T. Unwin Fisher, 1898. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardcover. First English edition of Conrad's first collection of short stories, published in both America and England in 1898. Author's presentation copy, inscribed "For J. B. Pinker, Joseph Conrad." The book marks the first stage of Conrad learning to write for popular magazines: "in that book I come nearer to the popular notion of tale-telling than in any previous work of mine" (writing to Unwin, Collected Letters, II., p.48). Pinker was one of the first literary agents in London, and became one of the most important agents of the twentieth century, with such clients as H.G. Wells, Stephen Crane, Henry James, and Ford Madox Ford. Pinker was "superbly attuned to the changing economic climate of the 1890s publishing market and served the interests of several 'difficult' writers with a skillful blend of shrewdness, tact, generosity, and long-suffering" (Knowles and Moore). This could not have been better demonstrated than with his relationship with Conrad, in which the agent was required to play many roles: friend, banker, father-figure and general factotum. Pinker could see Conrad's potential, but in many ways the author was ill-placed to survive the cutthroat market of the time, committed as he was "to a form of experimental novel, the unpredictable gestation of which involved an enormous amount of energy, time, and living costs" (op.cit.) As Conrad later gratefully acknowledged, Pinker believed in him and backed him for the long term, bankrolling him through the lean years when he had yet to be a commercial success, in the hope of future payments and royalties. Conrad was forced to split himself between his long serious projects like Nostromo and Under Western Eyes and more commercial journalistic material. Tensions were high between author and agent in these years between 1904 and 1910, with Pinker being asked for larger and larger advances to fund medical costs, household bills and overseas trips. The agent's requests for itemization and justification were resented by Conrad, and he sometimes resisted his agent's attempts to link payments to fixed amounts of delivered copy. In December 1909 Pinker's patience finally snapped after the author had been working on Under Western Eyes for two years and then broke off, against his agent's wishes, to write for the English Review. Pinker threatened to cut off all funds; his author retaliated by threatening to throw the manuscript into the fire. After an explosive row the two did not speak for two years. After the dramatic upturn in Conrad's popularity and finances after 1914 the author could finally begin to settle his debts, and the two men resumed their relationship, meeting weekly, spending weekends at each other's homes, and even collaborating on a screenplay. Conrad later wrote: "those books which, people say, are an asset of English Literature owe their existence to Mr. Pinker as much as to me. For 15 years of my writing life he has seen me through periods of unproductiveness[,] through illnesses[,] through all sorts of troubles..." (Collected Letters, V, p.619). Conrad was deeply affected by his agent's sudden death in 1922. Bound in original green cloth and housed in a slipcase. With bookplate of book collector Stanley J. Seeger. Very good condition. LIT/011116.

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        The Ballad of Reading Gaol by C.3.3.

      London: Leonard Smithers,, 1898. Octavo. Original cream linen-backed purple cloth boards, gilt lettered spine, gilt floral motif by Charles Ricketts on front cover, untrimmed. Housed in a velvet-lined red cloth solander box. Bookplate to front pastedown of Hilda Wilkinson Bartlett. Spine rolled and lightly toned, cloth bright, internally fresh. An excellent copy. Signed limited edition. Number 41 of 99 copies numbered in purple ink and signed by Wilde, who referred to it as the "author's edition". It was issued just one month after the first edition, and Wilde himself insisted on the new colour for the binding and Ricketts's design for the front cover. Wilde used the pseudonym "C.3.3." as this was his number in Reading Gaol, indicating that he occupied Cell 3 on the third landing of Gallery C. "The Ballad of Reading Gaol was selling as no poem had sold for years. One shop sold fifty copies on the morning of publication. Smithers had only risked printing 400 out of a projected 800 copies of the first edition in January, but early in February he ordered 400 more, and the same month had to print another thousand" (Richard Ellmann, Oscar Wilde, pp. 525-26).

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        The Flowers of Persian Literature, containing extracts from the most celebrated authors in prose and verse, with a translation into English, being intended as a companion to Sir William JonesÂ’s Persian grammar, to which is prefixed an essay...

      London: Printed for James Asperne by S. Rousseau. Very Good; 7.5 x 10.5 Original drab boards. Leaves lightly foxed. Very . Good condition. From the library of William Morris, famed textile designer . and founder of Kelmscott Press with the book label pasted in by his . estate. Bought by famed antiquarian book dealer James Tregaskis at the . 1898 Sotheby's sale of the Morris library.. 1805. Hardcover. Samuel Rousseau (1763-1820) was a British orientalist, and cousin of Jean-Jacques Rousseau. He had his printing press in London at Clerkenwell where he commissioned Arabic letters to create the first Arabic press in Great Britain. He compiled the first Arabic-English dictionary and translated and printed the first English language editions of several important Arabic and Persian works most prominently The Flowers of Persian Literature and Vocabulary of the Persian Language. This work contains several extracts of Persian literature, giving both the original Persian text and the English translation.Full title: The Flowers of Persian Literature, containing extracts from the most celebrated authors in prose and verse, with a translation into English, being intended as a companion to Sir William JonesÂ’s Persian grammar, to which is prefixed an essay on the language and literature of Persia.; 2; xxii, 222 pp. .

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        Check with Gershwin's full autograph signature

      - George Gershwin (1898-1937) "began his career as a song plugger in New York’s Tin Pan Alley; by the time he was 20 he had established himself as a composer of Broadway shows, and by the age of 30 he was America’s most famous and widely accepted composer of concert music." Richard Crawford et al in Grove Music Online. Made payable to Eleanor Baldwin in the amount of $25 and dated New York, May 19, 1932 in a secretarial hand. Ca. 70 x 165 mm.With Gershwin's address at 33 Riverside Drive printed at left margin; endorsed by Baldwin on verso. Slightly soiled; rust stain from early paper clip to lower left, not affecting signature; bank perforations and two handstamps to verso.

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        Die Kunst- und Geschichts-Denkmäler des Großherzogthums Mecklenburg-Schwerin Im Auftrage des Grossherzoglichen Ministeriums des Innern. Herausgegeben von der Commission zur Erhaltung der Denkmäler.

      Druck u Verlag der Bärensprungschen Hofbuchdruckerei. 1898 bis 1900, Schwerin, Leipzig - 25 x 19 cm 5 Bände (komplett), 624, 687,728, 634, 650 Seiten., Die Amtsgerichtsbezirke Rostock, Ribnitz, Sülze-Marlow, Tessin, Laage, Gnoien, Dargun, Neukalen. Band 2: Die Amtsgerichtsbezirke Wismar, Grevesmühlen, Rehna, Gadebusch und Schwerin. Band 3: Die Amtsgeric Ein Unikat. Meistereinbände in Halbpergament. Aufwendig gestaltete Überzugbuntpapiere. Unikat. Meistereinband. Halbpergament.

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        Berufswappen oder des Grossen u. allgemeinen Wappenbuchs von J. Siebmacher erster Band, Theil VII. herausgegeben von Gustav A. Seyler.

      Bauer & Raspe,, Nürnberg, 1898 - Nürnberg, Bauer & Raspe, 1898. Ca. 29 x 22 cm. 116 Seiten. Mit farblithographiertem Titelblatt und 161 getönten lithographierten Wappentafeln. Pappband der Zeit mit handgeschriebenem Rückenschild. Aus der Reihe: J. Siebmacher's grosses und allgemeines Wappenbuch in einer neuen, vollständig geordneten und reich vermehrten Auflage mit heraldischen und historisch-genealogischen Erläuterungen, 1. Band, 7. Abteilung. U.a.: Apotheker, Ärzte, Bäcker, Bader, Baubeamte, Beilmacher, Bergbau, Bierträger, Chirurgen, Conditoren, Dachdecker, Dichtkunst, Edelsteingraveure, Eimermacher, Erziehung und Unterricht, Exlibris-Verein in Berlin, Fabrikschornsteinbau, Fächermacher, Fischer und Fischhändler, Gastwirthe, Gärtner, Großuhrmacher, Hafner, Holzdrechsler, Jägerei, Kahnführer, Kaminkehrer, Lichtzieher, Marxbrüder, Mälzer und Bierbrauer, Metzger, Müller, Nadler, Orgelbauer, Plattner, Post, Richter, Rinnenmacher, Sattler, Schilder, Schiffbauer, Schornsteinfeger, Schweinestecher, Spielkartenfabrikation, Telephonfabriken, Trompeter und Pauker, Uhrmacher, Vorkosthändler, Vogelsteller, Wagner, Weinhändler, Wollenweber, Wundärzte, Zahnkünstler, Zirkelschmiede, Zuckerfabrikation u.v.m. Besitzvermerk auf Vorsatz. Seiten teils leicht gebräunt. Pappband der Zeit mit handgeschriebenem Rückenschild. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Svenska Statens Samling af Väfda Tapeter. Historik och Beskrifvande Förteckning. La Collection des Tapisseries de l'Etat Suedois. Übers. v. Gaston Levy-Ullmann.

      Stockholm Fröleen & Comp 1898 - Kl. Folio. Dekorative, goldgeprägte Halblederbände der Zeit mit Lederecken, Rückenschild und Buntpapierbezügen. Kopfgoldschnitt. Marmorierte Vorsätze. Jeweils mit Buchhandels- u. Buchbindermärkchen a. d. Vorsatz. Die OBroschuren beigebunden. Die Einbände tls. minimal berieben u. ganz unwesentlich bestoßen. Vereinzelt etwas fleckig, insgesamt aber sehr gute Exemplare. WEITERE AUSKÜNFTE ERTEILEN WIR IHNEN GERNE TELEFONISCH.Marquet de Vasselot/Weigert S. 182; Siegelaub S. 530 (beide geben als Erscheinungsjahre 1855-1898 an). Nr. 95 von 200 nummerierten Exemplaren. Band 1: Tapetsamlingarna och Tapetväfveriet under Femtonhundratalet. Mit 11 Tafeln, 19 Abb., 4 Illustr. u. 1 Signatur. (1 w. Bl.), 1 Bl., 2 Bl., 100 S., (1 w. Bl.); Band 2: Tapetsamlingarna och Tapetväfveriet under 1600- och 1700-Talen. 44 Abb. auf 43 Tafeln, 42 Abb., 1 Illustr. u. einigen Signaturen. (1 w. Bl.), 1 Bl., 182 S., (1 w. Bl.); Band 3: Tapetsamlingen under 1800-Talet Beskrifvande Förteckning. 169 Abb. auf 97 Tafeln (davon 10 mit Begleittext auf vorgebundenem Beiblatt), 13 Abb. u. einigen Signaturen. (1 w. Bl.), 1 Bl., 92 S., 1 Bl., (1 w. Bl.). An der Tafelnummerierung tls. etwas knapp beschnitten; Band 4: Resume de l'Edition Suedoise. Mit 2 Tafeln. (1 w. Bl.), 1 Bl., 3 Bl., 145 S., 1 Bl., (1 w. Bl.). Vorder- und Unterkante unbeschnitten. Die Einbände vom Stockholmer Hofbuchbinder Hedberg. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Man from the North

      John Lane, The Bodley Head 1898 - 1898. 265 pages. No dust jacket. Red cloth boards. Front hinge is cracked exposing the binding netting but text block still firm. Cream pages with moderate tanning and foxing to text block edge and endpapers. Moderately stained, blemished and soiled boards with rubbing, scuffing and surface wear. Moderate edge rubbing, scuffing and wear with light corner bumping. Light lean and moderate tanning to the spine with moderate splitting to the top edge of it. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Forty Years a Fur Trader on the Upper Missouri: The Personal Narrative of Charles Larpenteur 1833-1872 (2 Volumes, Complete)

      Francis P. Harper 1st printings, NY 1898 - No. 108 of 950 copies, xxviii, 236 p., x, 237- 473 p. frontis w/tissue guards, photos, footnotes, appendix, index, 8vo, HOWES C 800; VG/no dust jackets, light wear to extremities [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE SOVEREIGN GUIDE: A TALE OF EDEN ...

      Los Angeles: Geo. Rice & Sons,. 1898. original black cloth, front panel stamped in gold.. Light staining to endpapers and lower left corner of the. frontispiece, but a bright, very good copy. (#151812). First edition. A short utopian lost race novel of a journey by submarine to a subterranean world where a pallid race has attained social and technological perfection. Eden is located here in the hollow earth, a bit neglected, although the Tree of Knowledge still flourishes. Basically a religious fantasy, a curious blend of allegory and science fiction, with many imaginative touches. The author was blind and deaf, according to the autobiographical preface. Note: Binder's title reads "MY SOVEREIGN GUIDE / A TALE OF EDEN. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1495. Costes and Altairac 281. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 157. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 116. Teitler 868. Bleiler (1978), p. 140. Reginald 10147. Wright (III) 3750. Not in Negley or Lewis.

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        Field of Clover

      London: Kegan, Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., 1898. First edition. Original green cloth with superb Housman illustrated cover in black with solid gilt figure, gilt spine. The excessively rare LARGE PAPER COPY, taller than the trade edition by several inches and wider too, entirely printed on bleached handmade paper with twelve plates (including title page) printed on Japan Vellum with tissue guards, all by Laurence Housman. A sumptuous and excessively rare Nineties book. A fine copy. Truly a one-of-a-kind offering.

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        ONESIMUS TEMPLETON: A PSYCHICAL ROMANCE ...

      New York: Edward Lovell, n.d.. [1898?]. original red cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, rear panel stamped in blind.. A bright, nearly fine copy. Very scarce. (#138259). First edition. Presentation copy with inscription by Colville: "Miss H. M. Young / with the author's / best regards / Christmas 1898" on the front free endpaper. "Fantasy novel dealing with clairvoyance and other metaphysical subjects; includes a spiritual visit to Sirius, one of whose rulers, Azoriel, visits Earth. The same kind of stuff as DASHED AGAINST THE ROCK (1894) but with perhaps a slightly more substantial interplanetary quantum." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy Volume II, p. 32. The trip to Sirius takes place in an airship, "a boat, something after the fashion of a Venetian gondola" which moves swiftly through the air (page 75). Sirius is a utopian world inhabited by an advanced humanoid race which is monitoring mankind's spiritual progress on the Earth. (see Chapter VI, "A Trip to Sirius," etc.). Locke, Voyages in Space (2011) V190. Reginald 03232. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). Not in Wright, American Fiction, 1876-1900.

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        Sport in the Highlands of Kashmir

      London: Rowland Ward, 1898. First. Hardcover. Near Fine. being the narrative of an eight months' trip in Baltistan and Ladakh...together with hints for the guidance of sportsmen. 506 pp, ill, publ ads in rear. 2 pull out folding maps in rear pockets. Extremely desirable and fairly scarce Asian sheep hunting book. This one in surprisingly nice condition with all silver lettering present, corners sharp and spine tips nice. Collectible condition. VG+ to not quite near fine (hinge firm but zebra end papers show cracking). Binding firm which is unusual for this thick, heavy book.

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        Das Luxus-Fuhrwerk. Ein Handbuch für Equipagenbesitzer.

      Stgt. Schickhardt & Ebner. 1898 - Mit 134 Abbildungen. VII,192 S. Aus dem Inhalt: Historisches / Die Gala-Equipage / Die vier-spännigen Luxus-Equipagen / Die zweispänn. Luxus-Equipagen / Das Tandem / Die einspännigen Luxus-Equipagen / Praktische Winke (Für die Behandlung der Wagen, . der Geschirre: Für den Kutscher). Besonders beeindrucken die Abbildungen besonderer Anspannungen und Kutschen in Holzschnitt Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1001 Farb.-gepr. Ln. Kanten leicht berieben und bestoßen, Schnitt stlw. leicht fleckig. Gutes Exemplar [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Father Rhine. Dent, 1898. 231 Seiten. Kein Titelblatt im eigendlichen Sinne. Signiert und mit einer Widmung vom Autor. Datiert Eastern day 1939. Text in englischer Sprache / English-language publication.

      Turnbull,, Edinburg, 1898 - 21 x 13 cm. 231 S. ISBN:Keine. OLn / Orginal cloth. In dust jacket. Guter Zustand / Good condition. Unbeschnittenes Büttenpapier. Einband fleckig und wasserrandig. 1. Auflage. Sprache: en. * Versandfertig innerhalb von 20 Stunden! Seltenes Erstlingswerk. EL0. (RE). Jpg. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Travels in the coastlands of British East Africa and the islands of Zanzibar and Pemba their agricultural resources and general characteristics.

      London Chapman & Hall 1898 - First edition. 8vo., xxiv, 774pp., frontispiece, 43 plates, 4 large folding maps, illustrations in the text, contemporary red half calf gilt, marbled boards, lightly rubbed, a very good copy. The author spent two years exploring and mapping the coastline. As well as the detailed study of his findings, the book also contains accounts of his hunting exploits. Czech p57. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE WAR OF THE WORLDS

      1898. [handsome copy, earliest ads] London: William Heinemann, 1898. 16 pp ads dated Autumn 1897. Original grey cloth. First Edition of Wells's classic science fiction tale of the invasion of the Martians, immortalized forty years later in Orson Welles's Hallowe'en radio broadcast. Wells (spurred on by his brother Frank, to whom this book is dedicated) had always been fascinated by the idea of life on Mars (he had brought up the idea in his HONOURS PHYSIOGRAPHY in 1893). He wrote the book while living in Woking, near London, and the area behind his house was the scene of the first confrontation with the invaders. The book was an immediate success, helped no doubt by the population's perception of the growing threat of invasion by the powers gathering strength across the English Channel.~THE WAR OF THE WORLDS was finally produced as a movie in 1953 (the rights had been bought back in the 1920s); it featured a low-budget cast but "no expense was spared in getting the right special effects" [Wykes]. Stephen Spielberg has more recently produced a film.~This copy has the 16-page ad catalogue dated Autumn 1897 -- the first of two ad catalogues cited by Currey (the other is a 32-page undated catalogue headed by ILLUMINATION); we have seen a third, 32 pages headed by THE NIGGER OF THE NARCISSUS, and some copies have no ads at all. Since the other two ad catalogues list as "the latest fiction" books published in mid-to-late 1898, this 1897 ad catalogue is considered to be the earliest. This copy is unusually clean, with practically none of the usual cover soil; except for minor sunning of the spine and slight cracking of the endpapers, it is a fine copy. This is a book increasingly difficult to find in desirable condition. Wells Soc. 14; Hammond B5; Currey p. 526. Housed in an open-back case.

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        The Nigger of the Narcissus. A Tale of the Sea.

      London, Heinemann 1898 - First edition. 8vo. Pp259 + 16pp ads catalogue dated 1897. Publisher's gilt-decorated grey cloth, edges untrimmed. Minor rubbing to the extremities, toning to spine panel, some bumping and softening of spine ends. A solid. clean copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Souvenir of the Decennial Celebration of the Witwatersrand Old Hebrew Congregation, . and of the Public Reception of the Rev. Dr. Joseph Herman Hertz, November 16th, 1898

      Printed by M. J. Wood & Co. for The Council of The Congregation, Johannesburg, South Africa 1898 - Large octavo. 36pp. Original decorative wrappers. In the 1880s, Johannesburg was the largest city in the Transvaal and the principal center of Jewish life in South Africa. On Jan. 29, 1888, the Witwatersrand Gold-Fields' Jewish association bought two building-plots on President street for a synagogue, and at the same time changed its name to "Witwatersrand Hebrew Congregation." The Rev. Mark L. Harris of Kimberley, who preached at the laying of the foundation-stone (Nov. 9, 1888), was elected rabbi, retaining that post till March 31, 1898. He was succeeded by the Rev. W. Wolf (reader) and Dr. Joseph Herman Hertz (rabbi). Illustrated with numerous b/w photographic reproductions, this booklet was published to commemorate the 10 year-anniversary of the Witwatersrand Old Hebrew Congregation. Minor and sporadic creasing along edges of wrappers. Faint creasing mark at center of pages. Wrappers in overall good+, interior in good+ to very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Greco-Turkish War Of 1897

      London : Swan Sonnenschein & Co.. Scarce book. German title: Der griechisch-tu?rkische Krieg des Jahres 1897 : nach officiellen Quellen von einem ho?heren Offizier. Translated from the German by Frederica Bolton. 21 plate portraits. Very good red cloth. Some wear, soiling, tanned endpapers, previous owner name inside. 1898, 8vo, [12], 1-289pp. 5 fine folding maps, 1 fine full page map. "The Greco-Turkish War of 1897, also called the Thirty Days' War and known in Greece as the Black '97 or the Unfortunate War, was a war fought between the Kingdom of Greece and Ottoman Empire. Its immediate cause was the question over the status of the Ottoman province of Crete, whose Greek majority long desired union with Greece. Despite a decisive Ottoman military victory, an autonomous Cretan State under Ottoman suzerainty was established the following year (as a result of the intervention of the Great Powers after the war), with Prince George of Greece and Denmark as its first High Commissioner. This was the first war effort in which the military and political personnel of Greece were put to test since the Greek War of Independence in 1821." wikipedia . Very Good. Hardcover. First English Edition. 1898.

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        Auf Schneeschuhen durch Grönland. Zwei Bände. Autorisierte deutsche Übersetzung von M. Mann.

      Hamburg: Verlagsanstalt und Druckerei Actien-Gesellschaft (vormals J. F. Richter),, 1898. Zweite Ausgabe. 1 Porträt, (IV), 400; IV, 455 (1) Seiten mit zusammen 159 Abbildungen und 4 farbigen mehrfach gefalteten Karten. 24 x 17 cm, graugrüne Original-Leinenbände mit goldgeprägten Rücken- und Deckeltiteln, silber-schwarz geprägten Deckelillustrationen in schwarz geprägtem Schmuckrahmen. \"Fridtjof Wedel-Jarlsberg Nansen (* 10. Oktober 1861 in Store Frøen bei Christiania (Oslo); † 13. Mai 1930 in Lysaker bei Oslo) war ein norwegischer Zoologe, Polarforscher, Philanthrop und internationaler Staatsmann. Aufgrund seiner Verdienste um die internationale Flüchtlingshilfe erhielt er 1922 den Friedensnobelpreis.. . Nach seinem Schul-Abschluss wollte er Marineoffizier werden, entschied sich jedoch auf den Rat seines Vaters für ein Studium der Zoologie. Er studierte von 1880 bis 1881 an der Universität von Christiania und machte 1882 mit dem Seehundfänger Viking seine erste Reise in grönländische Gewässer auf Anraten seines Professors. . Nach einem vorübergehenden Aufenthalt an der zoologischen Station in Neapel fasste er den Plan einer Durchquerung des grönländischen Inlandeises auf Ski vom unbesiedelten Osten nach Westen. Damit wollte er bewusst sämtliche Rückzugsmöglichkeiten abschneiden. Er brach im Mai 1888 mit fünf Begleitern zu dieser Expedition auf, die teils von ihm selbst, teils vom Kopenhagener Kaufmann Gamel finanziert wurde. Nach einigen Irrfahrten an der vom Eis versperrten Ostküste Grönlands begann Nansen am 15. August am Gyldenløve-Fjord mit seinen Begleitern die Durchquerung, die zwei Monate später bei Godthaab an der Westküste der Insel endete. Dabei legte die Expedition etwa 560 km zurück und gelangte zwischenzeitlich bis auf mehr als 2.700 m Höhe. Nachdem sie in Godthaab überwintert hatten (wo er die Gelegenheit nutzte, die Lebensweise der Inuit zu studieren), kehrten im Frühjahr 1889 alle Teilnehmer wohlbehalten nach Europa zurück. Mit seiner Expedition konnte Nansen nachweisen, dass das gesamte innere Grönland von Schnee und Eis bedeckt ist. Hinzu kamen neue Erkenntnisse und Beobachtungen zur Geographie und vor allem zur Ausdehnung und Bewegung der Gletscher Grönlands, mit denen er die moderne Gletscherforschung begründete. Seine Messungen trugen auch zum besseren Verständnis der meteorologischen Verhältnisse und der Wetterentstehung in Europa und im nördlichen Atlantik bei.\" (Wikipedia)* * * *Name auf Vorsatz, Innengelenke fachgerecht repariert, Rücken minimal fleckig, sonst gut erhaltenes, bemerkenswert frisches Exemplar. Versand D: 5,20 EUR Grönland Frithjof Nansen Godthaab Inuit Eskimos

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        UN AUTRE MONDE.

      Paris: Librairie Plon. E. Plon, Nourrit et cie, Imprimeurs-Éditeurs, Rue Garancière, [1898] - 12mo, pp. [1-4] 1-298 [299: printer's imprint] [300: blank], original yellow wrappers printed in black. First edition. A presentation copy with signed inscription by Rosny on the half title page. Includes the title novella "Another World," a classic parallel world story, and twenty-eight other stories. SF scholar George Slusser convincingly argues that Rosny should be considered the third parent of modern science fiction, along with Verne and Wells, and especially the pathfinder for what some today call "hard" science fiction. "On the eve of the Paris Universal Exposition of 1900 and, ultimately, of World War I, the single author who best embodied the evolution of a subset of modern science fiction away from the juvenile, one-dimensional scientific anticipations of Verne, or the pulp serials of d'Ivoi, La Hire and Le Rouge, to a more mature, literary form was Belgian author J.-H. Rosny Aîné -- the 'Elder,' to distinguish him from his younger brother, also a writer. Rosney Aîné was very much like H. G. Wells or Olaf Stapledon in his concepts and his way of dealing with them in his novels. He was, without a doubt, the second most important figure after Verne in the history of modern French science fiction . Like Verne, Rosny exerted a powerful influence on French science fiction . Finally, Rosny was, if not the creator, the author who virtually defined the sub-genre of the prehistoric novel and the Lost World story in French literature." - Lofficier and Lofficier, p. 343. Versins, p. 777. See Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 6-140. Bound with original wrappers preserved in a contemporary binding of quarter green leather and marbled boards. The spine panel is sunned, the interior and the original paper wrappers are fine. An uncommon book rarely found signed or inscribed. (#152778) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Figures et choses qui passaient

      Calmann Lévy 1898 - - Calmann Lévy, Paris 1898, 13,5x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 75 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, seuls grands papiers. Agréable exemplaire à toutes marges. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 60 exemplaires numérotés sur Holland papere, seuls grands papiers après 20 Japon. spine fendillé et légèrement décoloré, agréable état intérieur. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        VELAZQUEZ. Préface de M. Léon BONNAT, membre de l'institut. Illustration de MM. BRAUN, CLEMENT et Cie.

      Paris, Librairie Renouard, Henri Laurens, 1898. - Un volume in-4 de XI et 215 pages, illustré d'un portrait de Vélazquez en frontispice (eau-forte de M. Bonnat, noir et blanc), d'après le portrait de l'artiste par lui-même dans les Menines, de nombreuses héliogravures hors-texte et gravures in-texte noir et blanc. Intérieur très frais. Demi-chagrin brun à coins, dos à nerfs ornés de caissons à fleurons dorés, tête dorée. Bel exemplaire. Edition originale. Exemplaire n° 395, un des 770 sur papier vélin. Aureliano de Beruete et Moret ( 1845 - 1912). Peintre de paysage intellectuel et politique espagnol. Il a été formé à l'Académie des Beaux-Arts de San Fernando à Madrid. Dans les dernières années de sa vie, il a écrit plusieurs courts traités sur la peinture et les peintres. Sa monographie sur Velasquez, particulièrement intéressante, a été imprimée pour la première fois à Paris en 1898. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Contrat autographe signé sur la publication de Fécondité

      - Contrat autographe signé de cession des droit de traduction de l’ouvrage « Fécondité ». Paris 20 décembre 1898; 2 page in-4° avec tampon notarial. Zola cède les droits de traduction en langue italienne et d’exploitation de son roman « Fécondité » : «Entre les soussignés, il est entendu ce qui suit : 1°M. Emile Zola cède à M. Luzzatto le droit de traduire en langue italienne et de publier en cette langue son ouvrage « Fécondité », soit en feuilletons, soit en volume. 2° A cet effet, M. Zola remettra à M. Luzzatto les épreuves de l’ouvrage en temps utile pour que celui-ci puisse faire paraitre, dans «la Tribune », à Rome, la traduction italienne de « Fécondité », trois jours après que le roman aura été commencé dans un journal français, et de façon à ne jamais, dépasser ce journal, – ainsi qu’il a été fait entre les soussignés en de semblables circonstances. 3° M. Attilio Luzzatto versera à M. Zola, en paiement, la somme convenue de cinq mille francs, en or ou billets de banque français, dont deux mille à la réception des premières feuilles de l’ouvrage, quinze cents à la publication du cinquantième feuilleton, et quinze cents à la réception des dernières feuilles. 4° Le volume italien de « Fécondité », ne pourra être mis en vente que huit jours après que le volume original de l’édition française aura été mis en vente à Paris » [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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