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        Moonfleet

      First Edition. 8vo.305pp. + 32pp ads. dated November 1898 Publisher s dark red cloth, gilt titles to front board and spine, cloth embossed with silver gilt and black embellishment depicting the Mohune family crest. Silver gilt slightly rubbed as usual, some bumping to extremities, head and tail of spine with the cloth of the spine slightly darkened. Inner rear hinge skin cracked, but unbroken. Edges untrimmed, internally clean, robust and tight. A very good copy indeed. Bookplate of G and N ingleton to front pastedown. Author 's annotated presentation copy. A very attractive and distinguished copy of a rare book, the mention of which is guaranteed to elicit a groan from anyone who was at school in the seventies when this particular tale of smuggling, crypts and derring-do was required reading. This particular copy is not only a particularly nice example of a very scarce book, but it is also inscribed by the author. Falkner was never particularly forthcoming with his signature so signed and inscribed copies of his book are scarce, we have only seen two or three and they were copies of The Lost Stradivarius and The Nebuly Coat; signed or inscribed copies of Moonfleet are virtually impossible to lay one s hands on. This example is inscribed on the flyleaf to Reginald J. Smith; editor of The Cornhill magazine and head of Smith Elder Publishing from 1894 onwards. Falkner had at least one story published subsequently in the Cornhill and despite his somewhat reclusive nature would have undoubtedly been amongst Smith s literary circle if not his social one. In addition to the inscription (dated December 1898) there are several very minor, pencilled marginal corrections to various pieces of text, very much in the style of Mr. Falkner whose attention to detail was legendary, which probably explains in part his ability to head one of the largest arms manufacturers in Britain throughout the frenzied years of the First World War. This copy is labelled as number 11237 in the Ingleton Library Catalogue and can be found in volume 5 of the library catalogue (Swain s Bookshop 1977). A truly scarce item.

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        Some Modern Caricaturists. With Specimens of their Work. A Lecture Delivered in the Parish Room of St. Augustine's Kilburn, by Walter Mallett. October 25. 1898.

      [Kilburn 1898] - Manuscript in black ink on paper, [52]ff, text mostly to recto, with 19 fine ink drawings. Small 4to. [230 x 184 x 12 mm]. Contemporary binding by Combe of Kilburn (signed with an ink pallet inside front cover) of green cloth, the front cover lettered in gilt, yellow endleaves, red sprinkled edges. (A little rubbed and marked). With two leaves of contemporary reviews of the lecture inserted at the end, and two loose letters, one an A.L.S. from Harry Furniss dated 1901, the other an illustrated Valentine's verse. With the signature of Caroline Mallett on the front pastedown. "This Lecture was delivered in response to an invitation from The Randolph Literary & Debating Society, one of the most excellent institutions in connexion with the Church and Parish of S. Augustine, Kilburn. It met with the warmest appreciation at the hands of its Members and upon the occasion of its delivery was attended by the Vicar of the Parish the Rev. R.C. Kirkpatrick M.A.". The survey, which includes comments on and drawings after Furniss, Keene, Caldecott, Reed and May, opens with favourable comparison to "The Rowlandsons and Gillrays [who] have had their day. Hogarth had his - and a great one it was. But he could not be so sure of a public nowadays". Despite a rather moral opening the lecture was not without humour and the reviews confirmed that it was well received. The work was never published, and it is to be assumed, given the neat penmanship and the highly skilled drawings, that this fair copy was produced as a family momento. It is tempting to ascribe authorship to the Walter Ellis Mallett (1853-1929), son of the founding member of the august antique dealers Malletts who was responsible for a move from Bath to London, not least because of a reference to an auction joke in the text (f.6). Another Walter Mallett is recorded as the author of the novel Quite a Change. A Holiday Romance (London, 1900).

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        A GROUP OF FIVE INDIVIDUAL MAPS SHOWING CHINA: VLADIVOSTOK, MOUKDEN, TCHENG-TE F

      Paris 1898-99, Service Geographique de l'Armee. Colored maps. linen backed cloth, very clean, bright, no defects, 60 x 51. cm., 3 folds, folds down to 19.7 x 25.5 cm., in the best of. condition,contained in cloth case. FIRST & ONLY RARE EDITION. SUPERB GROUP OF EARLY COLOR MAPS OF NORTH-EASTERN CHINA Published by Dessine for the Geographical Service of the French Army [Service Geographique de l'Armee], French text. * THE GROUP OF FIVE MAPS: 1. VLADIVOSTOK: shows 126 degrees west by 132 degrees east, 40 degrees south by 44 degrees north. Shows Vladivostok, down the east coast of N. China, Heilungjiang and N. Korean coast line. * 2. MOUKDEN: shows 120 degrees west to 126 degrees east, 40 degrees south to 44 degrees north, Ham Kieng-to, Tcheng Kiang, Leao Toung and that areas, including unexplored parts of the Gobi desert of Inner Mongolia. * 3. TCHENG-TE FOU: shows 114 degrees west by 120 degrees east, and 40 degrees south by 44 degrees north. Showing that area of Inner Mongolia at the upper left, down to the Liao Toung peninsula, [& Laodong Wan], Part of Liaoning province, and just North of Beijing. including parts of the Great Wall, the area called Pei Chi Li, near N. Korea. * 4. PEKIN: Shows 114 degrees west by 120 degrees east, 36 degrees south by 40 degrees north. All of the Golf de Pei Tchi Li, Detroit de Pei Tchi Li, Chan Toung, Tsi-Nan Fou, Tien-Tsin, and the peninsula of Teng Tche'ou. With the dip of Dalian [Dairen] at the upper right. * 5. NANKIN: Shows 114 degrees west by 120 degrees east, 32 degrees south by 35 degrees north. Shows the Yellow sea to the extreme east, Nanking [Nanjing at lower center, Yi-Tcheou Fou at upper center, Kiang Sou, Houng-tsu Hou [lake], Feng Yang fou and Su-Tcheou Fou, & Tchen-Kiang at center bottom. *** Each map includes topographical details, roads & railroads in red, rivers, towns, provinces, bays, islands, harbors, soundings, etc. * See us for other maps in this series: Nagasaki & two Korean maps: Quelpaert [Korea] & Kang-Neung. * *** REFERERNCES The maps are discussed at length in the journal of the Eighth Annual Geographical Conference, in an article written in French. The article state that the information utilized is derived primarily from a Russian map, with additions provided by Missionaries and the French Military Attache in Beijing. NOTE: We have not verified this reference but believe it does relate to these and other maps listed below, issued by the French army. *** Journal of the Royal Geographical Society, Volume 15 [1900]: the following entry appears for this map: Asie. Scale 1: 1,000,000 or 15'8 stat. miles to an inch. ***** Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

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        The Complete Works of Robert Browning.

      Society of English and French Literature, New York - 1898, 5th Edition. (Hardcover) Very good. lvii, 335; xxvii, 396; xxix, 337; xix, 406; xxiv, 317; xxxvi, 342; 361; xxviii, 351; xxiv, 308; xix, 314; xxv, 399;xxv, 399pp. Octavo, 12 vols half leather, marbeled boards, gilt stamped titles and decorations; matching marbled endpapers. Text block clean and bright, deckled edges. Gilt top edge of text block. No previous owner markings. Bindings are clean and solid with only light rubbing. Hinges are strong. A very attractive set of Browning's complete works, illustrated. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Semeur de Cendres -

      Mercure de France 1898-1900 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-8 234 pp. Reliure plein maroquin janséniste bordeaux. Dos à 5 nerfs filets intérieur. Tête dorée. Double couverture et dos conservés. Reliure signée Blanchetière. Parfait état. Édition en partie originale. Un des 20 exemplaires réimposés pour " Les XX " sur Arches. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        In Quest of the Holy Graal, an Introduction to the Study of the Legend

      London: J.M. Dent, 1898. First Edition. Small Octavo. 199pp. The author's first book. This is his study of the romance and mysticism of the Holy Graal and the people involved in its legend throughout time. Later, the author continues his quest with The High History of the Holy Graal published in 1910. Handsomely bound by Zaehnsdorf in full dark brown morocco, raised bands, spine lettering gilt, inner gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers with top edge gilt.

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        JAPANESE FAIRY TALES FIVE VOLUME SET, COMPLETE [Crepe Paper]

      Tokyo [1898-1925], Hasegawa. Excellent copy, 5 volume set,in. red cloth box,very good, hand printed by woodblocks in color. on hand-creped paper, four are LARGE PAPER FORMAT 14 x 19 cm. except GOBLIN SPIDER is 10.5 x 15 cm., FIRST EDITION. RARE!. The full set consists of five crepe paper titles: 1. The Boy Who Drew Cats. 2. The Old Woman Who Lost Her Dumpling. 3. Chin Chin Kobakama. 4. The Fountain of Youth. 5. The Goblin Spider. Beautiful set of the 5 volumes that Hearn translated, printed by Hasegawa, on crepe paper. This set is by and large a superb example of Japanese polychrome woodblock printing, binding, papermaking, and folk stories. These books were designed with the child in mind, and are a delightful medium with imaginative illustrations. Skillfully translated by Hearn, and profusely illustrated by Japanese artists. A great acquisition for any collector. Wonderfully woodblock printed on hand made Masa paper, then creped, very great and delightful work ! See F. Sharf: TAKEJIRO HASEGAWA, pp.44-47 et al. for details. Almost all of the wood blocks for this work were destroyed in the 1923 Great Kanto [Tokyo] Earthquake. See BAL, vol. 4, p.75 & #'s: 7930, 7932, 7937, 7939 & 7975 for more bibliographic details. Unfortunately, BAL did not bother to get any help in reading the Japanese language colophons, so their entries are a grossly in error! See P. D. Perkins: LAFCADIO HEARN A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF HIS WRITING, p.32-37, 44, 47, 86 for full more correct biblio- graphic details. Published serially, these were issued from 1898 onward. The LARGE PAPER EDITION. Nicely illustrated by famous woodblock artists of the time: Kasson [Kason/Shoson] Yoshimune. ALWAYS RARE IN COLLECTOR'S CONDITION & COMPLETE. Color scans can be sent by e-mail. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

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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 - Small octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-7] 8-130 [131-136: blank] [note: first four and last three leaves are banks with first two and last two leaves used as free endpapers and paste-downs], inserted frontispiece (photographic portrait of the author), original black cloth, front panel stamped in gold. 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. Light staining to endpapers and lower left corner of the frontispiece, but a bright, very good copy. (#151812) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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