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        Miss Betty

      London C. Arthur Pearson 1898. 8vo. 202pp. + 6pp. ads. Bound in publisher's pink cloth delicately decorated in green and cream, faded to spine and with some discolouration to rear board, otherwise the brightest, cleanest copy of this book I've seen. Corners are sharp, binding is tight and internally it is spotless. Bookplate of Helen F. Egleton to front flyleaf (the Egleton's were notable Australian collectors, Mr. Egleton's collection coming up at auction several years ago). A scarce bit of Stoker, differing from his usual fare in that there is more in the way of romance than undead, snake women or Spanish treasure. A lovely copy of a book seldom seen (only one copy in auction records), and when it is seen, usually not in great condition.

      [Bookseller: Jonathan Kearns]
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        KOREA & HER NEIGHBOURS: A Narrative of Travel, with an Account of the Recent Vic

      London 1898, Murray. Blue cloth, very good, 2 vol. set, 261+. 321p., 47 b.w. photos,2 folding facsimile maps "as is" only,. frontis, index, title page blind stamped, else clean,preface. by Sir W. Hillier, 14 x 21 cm. FIRST 2 VOL. EDITION. SCARCE. THE FAMOUS NARRATIVE OF HER SOJOURN IN KOREA 1894-1897 An important primary travel source book, by the famous and celebrated British traveller. This work is based on her four visits to Korea, where she had access to high places within the Korean government and as well as in English circles. Her narrative is lucid and a colorful description of the country & people, customs, traditions, cities &c. Covered are her first impressions, the Kur-Dong, Seoul, travel on a Korean sampan, Han & Han people, natural beauty, marriage customs, inns, roads, Diamond Mountain, the impending war, Manchuria, Muk-den, Nagasaki & Vladivostok and a host of other fascinating essays. * A valuable study of late 19th century Korea and Nagasaki, covering her sojourn 1894-1897. Also a most excellent critique of the old Korean government and sympathetic to the progressive aspects of Japanese programs for Korea at this time. We have posted some color scans of this title and its variant editions to our web site, so if you are unsure which is which, please contact us. * Issue variants: This title was issued in different editions: London and New York, each being in a different binding, they were also issued in a one and two volume edition. The color of the cloth also varies. * BIBLIOGRAPHY: Helen D. Jones: KOREA AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF PUBLICATIONS IN WESTERN LANGUAGES, #77, p.19. * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        The Works of Lord Macaulay. Complete in Twelve Volumes.

      Longmans, Green and Co, London 1898 - Twelve volume set. Red half morocco over cloth, covers ruled in gilt, spines with raised bands elaborately decorated in gold, top edges gilt. Bindings are signed by Stikeman on the front free endpapers. A fine set. ; Octavo [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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

      

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        The Climbers Club Journal. Volumes 1 to 13 bound in ten volumes containing 50 issues.

      London George Philip & Son Published by the Climbers Club to 1910 1898 - Lge 8vo. Ten volumes containing issues 1 to 50. Various paginations. Fully illustrated. Many fascinating early climbing accounts by leading exponents of the period. Bound in green/brown buckram. Booksellers ticket of Henry Young & Sons Liverpool to all volumes. A very good set. Complete bound sets are very scarce. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kerr & Sons Booksellers ABA ILAB]
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        COGNAC ILLUSTRE - ANNUAIRE HISTORIQUE COMMERCIAL ET ADMINISTRATIF DU CANTON DE COGNAC .

      H.MASSONNEAU & CIE 1898 - R300017137: VIII + 245 pages - nombreux dessins et nombreuses photogravures en noir et blanc dans et hors texte - 4 photos disponibles. Dessins de MM.R.H&érisso, H.Lecharles, Lorin,G.Mareste, A.Pellisson, Péré et C.Soulard - Photogravures d'après les photographies de MM.Ch.Collas, L.Courtois, Saint Seurin et H.Massonneau . In-4 Relié. Etat d'usage. Coins frottés. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 634.8-Viticulture, vin [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        IONIA; LAND OF WISE MEN AND FAIR WOMEN .

      Chicago: E. A. Weeks Co., 1898 - Octavo, pp. [1-10] [1-7] 8-301 [302-310: blank] [note first two and last two leaves are used as front and rear paste-downs and free endpapers], six inserted plates with illustrations by J. C. Leyendecker, original pictorial gray buckram, front, spine and rear panels stamped in brown, green, yellow and black (cover designed by Leyendecker), t.e.g. First edition. Presentation copy with inscription dated 1900 by Craig on half title page. "A young English philanthropist visits a hidden country in the Himalayas where a race descended from the Greeks and the Danes have solved humanity's problems by practicing principles proclaimed by a warrior-king long ago; common land, limited inheritance, and eugenics with a vengeance ." - Roemer, The Obsolete Necessity, pp. 203-04. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-51. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 494. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 202. Lewis, Utopian Literature, p. 48. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 237. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 60. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516- 1985, p. 115. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 72. Bleiler (1978), p. 51. Reginald 03514. Wright (III) 1242. Cloth lightly rubbed at spine ends and corner tips and just a bit dust soiled, a very good, tight copy. Very scarce. (#130704) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        The Risings on the North-West Frontier.

      Alllahabad: Printed and Published at the Pioneer Press,, 1898. Being a Complete Narrative, with Specially Prepared Maps, of the Various Risings of the Frontier Tribes in the Tochi Valley, the Swat Valley, the Country of the Mohmands and Mamunds, and the Country of the Afridis and Orazkai; and of the Several Punitive Campaigns undertaken against these Tribes, as well as the Two Minor Expeditions sent against the Utman Khels and the Bunerwals; the whole covering a Period extending from the Middle of June 1897 to the End of January, 1898. Octavo. Original red cloth, lettered in black on the spine and front board. 2 folding maps. Slightly rubbed, and somewhat mottled on the boards, the spine sunned, endpapers and text-block variously browned and occasionally slightly brittle in the margins, but overall very good. First edition of this extremely useful chronological compilation. Uncommon, just 3 locations on Copac, BL, Oxford and Cambridge. Wrongly attributed in the past to Churchill, who did famously contribute to The Pioneer's reporting on the campaign of Sir Bindon Blood's Malakand Field Force. Ownership inscription of Peter Francis Fitzgerald 85th King's Light Infantry to the front pastedown and lower board. Fitzgerald served with the 2nd Battalion in South Africa, mentioned in despatches and wounded, while the 1st Battalion was on service on the NWF. He later served with distinction in the First World War, MID four times, DSO, Order of the Crown of Belgium. A fragile publication, this copy better-preserved than usual.

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        The War of the Worlds.

      London: William Heinemann,, 1898. Octavo. Original grey cloth, spine and front board lettered in black, publisher's device to rear board in black, untrimmed. Contemporary ownership inscription (Mitchison, 1898) Spine very gently rolled, light rubbing to corners, a few faint markings to covers, contents slightly toned as often, minor spotting to front endpapers and half-title. A very good copy. First edition in book form, first issue, with the sixteen- page publisher's catalogue to rear, dated 1897 and headed by New Letters of Napoleon I. The War of the Worlds was originally printed as a serial in Pearson's magazine from April to December 1897.

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        [Typed Letter, Signed]

      London, 1898. on quarto lettersheet. Ca. 300 words. Signed in ink, with a couple of small deletions. Accompanied by a cabinet print of Lena Conwell's later photo portrait of Shaw. Letter rather tanned and ragged at edges, with signs of having been matted and framed, photo very good or better. To "Mr. Smith" (an associated Rosenbach Collection card suggests Samuel Smith, Scottish MP, 1836-1906). Shaw extends apologies for not having read Smith's book due to recent foot surgery and recovery: "...as soon as I am able to move, I shall have to go away to the country to recuperate; and unless you are willing to go ahead without waiting for my opinion, your Advent must be delayed for a month or two." He suggests that: "Meanwhile, do not trouble your self any further about the Hospital project, of which the Fabian Society will very strongly disapprove. The very last thing a democratic Messiah should do at present is to help selfish ratepayers to shift their public duty of providing hospitals on to the shoulders of private charity." He concludes with a lengthy critique of Smith's writing: "There is one respect in which you are the most appalling author I have ever met ...if you would only devote as much time to cutting down your stuff as you do inflating it, I should begin to have some hopes of you. You are a most shockingly and atrociously careless writer ... Haven't you got a Scotch friend who would argue your chapters out with you?" He concludes, noting he is forbidden to write long letters, and signs "yours sincerely G. Bernard Shaw."

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        The Works of George Eliot, Holly Lodge Edition, 24 vols.--Romola (in 3 vols.); Middlemarch (in 3 vols.); Daniel Deronda (in 3 vols.); Adam Bede (in 2 vols.); Felix Holt (in 2 vols.); The Mill on the Floss (in 2 vols.); Poems (in 2 vols.); Scenes of Clerical Life (in 2 vols.); Silas Marner, The Lifted Veil, & Brother Jacob; Impressions of Theophrastus Such & Miscellaneous Essays; & George Eliot's Life, as Related in Her Letters and Journals...arranged and edited by her husband J. W. Cross (in 3 vols.)

      Boston: Dana Estes & Company, 1898. Hardcover. Very Good. Twenty-four volumes. Half dark blue morocco with light blue cloth boards, 5 raised bands, gilt titles on spines, gilt floral decorations to spine compartments, gilt top edges, illustrated, clean unmarked text, Very Good volumes, some general age-toning to the pages, rubbing and light wear to the edges of the covers and the raised bands, some of the leather is fading to dark brown at the spine. Handsome set!

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        King's Views of the New York Stock Exchange; A History and Description with Articles on Financial Topics

      Moses King, 1898-01-01. Hardcover. Good. Folio. 96 p, Bound in publishers green pictorial cloth. Gilt lettering to front board. Good binding and cover. Wear to extremities. Hinges cracked. Dampstain to head of pages and gutters, resulting in ruffling to gutter margin of pages. This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US.

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        The Heart of Miranda. And Other Stories, being mostly Winter Tales.

      London John Lane: The Bodley Head 1898. 8vo. 335pp. + 12pp. ads. Publisher's original pink cloth titled in navy blue to spine and front board. Spine faded, minor edgewear and some sunning to front board. A strong tight and clean copy, internally clean, later replaced endpapers. Fore-edge untrimmed. A collection of Marriott Watson weirder tales, including The Stone Chamber, a little known and oft overlooked vampire story. H.B. Marriott Watson was a promising novelist and journalist whose later life was marred by tragedy; his lifelong partner, the fin-de-siecle decadent poet Rosamund Tompson (they never married, she having already been married twice and having famously left her second husband for Marriott Watson, and presumably having come to the conclusion it wasn't a necessary compnent of happiness) died of cancer in 1911 and their son was killed in the retreat from St. Quentin in 1918. H.B. never recovered from the double loss and lived out his years relying heavily upon alcohol to get through the day (not an uncommon feature of post-war self medication) until he died of cirrhosis of the liver at the age of 57. This collection was dedicated to Henry James and is of a very high calibre, for a writer whom sadly hardly anyone remembers any more. Scarce.

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        Notes from a Diary on Asiatic Turkey

      London: Edward Arnold, 1898. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. pp. xvi, 267, with 30 photographic plates (many photogravures), a line drawing, and a folding map. Original green cloth binding, with gilt stamping. Mild bumping to the top corners and the tips, internals clean and sound. Henry Algernon George Percy (1871-1909) first visited Turkey and other parts of the near east shortly after his election to Parliament (representing South Kensington) in 1895. He developed a deep interest in and affection for the region, traveling there again in 1897 and recounting his experiences in this book. He visited again in 1899, subsequently writing The Highlands of Asiatic Turkey (1901), in which he began to expound more fully his views on the political situation in the region. He actively promoted an alliance between Germany and Britain over Turkey to promote stability and stem Russian influence (DNB).

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        VAN WAGENER'S WAYS ...

      London: C. Arthur Pearson Limited,. 1898. original decorated pink cloth, front panel stamped in black, white and green, spine panel stamped in black.. Spine panel just a bit faded, a touch of foxing to paste-downs,. otherwise a fine copy. A remarkably nice copy of this elusive book.. (#147469). First edition. A collection of fourteen loosely linked stories about the wacky inventions of Professor Van Wagener, almost all of them based on some fantastic premise, as suggested by some of the titles: "The Flying Cat," "Incandescent Cats," "The Explosive Dog," "The Floating Magnet," etc. Most of the stories were previously published in periodicals, including PEARSON'S. This title was part of the publisher's "Latter Day Stories" series, all of whose titles (which include Bram Stoker's MISS BETTY and Clive Holland's AN EGYPTIAN COQUETTE) are notably rare now. Day, The Supplemental Checklist of Fantastic Literature, p. 1 (with typographic error tuning WAGENER'S into GAWENER'S). Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 19. Not in Bleiler's Checklist (1948 or 1978), but some of these stories are covered in his Science Fiction: The Early Years under their separate periodical appearances.

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        First on the Antarctic Continent.

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

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        Elephant Hunting In East Equatorial Africa, Being an Account of Three Years' Ivory-Hunting under Mount Kenia and Among the Ndorobo Savages of the Lorogi Mountains, including a Trip to the North End of Lake Rudolph

      London: Rowland Ward, Ltd, 1898. Hardbound. VG, some water spotting on front cover, less on rear cover, no warpage. Old dampstaining shadow to image of frontispiece, a wee bit on title page, rest is good. Includes the bookplate of Belle Kermit Roosevelt, from whose descendants this volume was purchased prior to restoration. He has also signed it "London, 1910" on the blank sheet following the ffep.. Original red cloth covers with black embossed title, new matching red cloth spine with gilt title, Zebra fur designed endpapers. Folding map in rear pocket. xix, [1], 455, [1], 8 pp. ads at rear. Frontispiece, & 64 other illustrations, including color plate of butterflies. A similar title without this bookplate and ownership signature nor restoration sold for over $3400 in 2010. This copy expertly restored and reconditioned. Inner hinges are intact, butterfly plate is present. An important association copy from the library of Teddy Roosevelt's son and noted explorer (among other things). Wonderful!

      [Bookseller: Mullen Books, Inc. ABAA / ILAB]
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        JOHN BULL'S ADVICE. SEE The Klondyke Nugget!

      Birmingham, 1898. Minor soiling and wear, a few small closed tears in the margin. Flyer for local theatre pasted to right side of sheet (in image). Very good. A rare poster for the popular stage play, THE KLONDYKE NUGGET, written and performed by S.F. Cody throughout the British Isles at the end of the 19th century. Samuel Franklin Cody (1867-1913) was a unique figure in late Victorian Anglo-American popular entertainment. Born Samuel Franklin Cowdery, he later changed his surname to capitalize on the fame of Buffalo Bill Cody, even mimicking Buffalo Bill's clothing and facial hair style. Born in Texas, S.F. Cody trained in the Forepaugh Wild West Show, and found much of his fame in England. He is renowned in the history of aviation as the first man to conduct a powered flight in England, and he later developed large kites that were used for artillery spotting during World War I. Cody's life was filled with tall tales (though some of them are perhaps true), including his claim that he prospected for gold in Dawson City during the Klondike Gold Rush. That story set the groundwork for the theatrical play advertised herein, where Cody plays the role of George Exelby; Lela Cody, his (common law) second wife, the part of Rosie; and her son, Edward LeRoy, plays Joe Smith. This poster shows a portly British gent in a Union Jack waistcoat centered in the sheet, endorsing the play by giving a thumbs up. He is surrounded by a varied cast of characters from all nations and ethnicities - a Native American, an Eskimo, an African tribesman, a Scotsman, Uncle Sam, a Chinaman, and an Aussie with a Kangaroo, among others. An ad for "The Theatre, Neath. Near G.W. Station" is pasted to the right side of the sheet, indicating that the play runs three nights only, December 5, 6, & 7.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Origin and Antiquity of Freemasonry.

      Causton 1898 - First edition in original boards with 2 plates not included in pagination, teg. Owner's bookplate on front pastedown and a few pencil annotations which can be erased easily. Boards clean and bright with spine a bit browned and a few pick marks. Binding stretched at page 32/3 but a firm copy with contents in nice condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Bern im XIII. - XIX. Jahrhundert [Schubertitel] (6 Bde., komplett). [Dazu: Bernische Burgen. Ein Beitrag zu ihrer Geschichte; und: Bernische Kirchen. Ein Beitrag zu ihrer Geschichte]. (Zusammen 8 Bde.).

      Bern, A. Francke (5. u. 6. Teil: Schmid & Francke), - 1907 (die Beilagen 1909 u. 1912) 1898 - 4°, 183, 182, 156, 144, 143 u. 128 S.; die Beilagen: 161 u. 232 S., OLwd. m. Gold- u. Rotpräg. in goldgeprägtem OLwd.-Schmuckschuber, Schuber etw. unsauber u. tlw. berieben, Lwd. tlw. min. unfrisch, Exlibris (von Johannes von Muralt) auf Innendeckel, Papier min. gebräunt; gutes Ex. Jeweils EA. - Enth.: 1.: Bern im XIII. und XIV. Jahrhundert. Nebst einem Rückblick auf die Vorgeschichte der Stadt (1907; 28 Abb. tlw. a. Taf., 1 Faltkarte); 2.: Bern im fünfzehnten Jahrhundert (1905; 49 Abb.); 3.: Bern im sechzehnten Jahrhundert (1904; 29 Abb.); 4.: Bern im siebzehnten Jahrhundert (1903; 25 Abb., davon 1 als Falttaf.); 5.: Bern im achtzehnten Jahrhundert (1901; 23 Abb. u. 1 Faltkarte); 6.: Bern im neunzehnten Jahrhundert (1898; 30 Abb. u. 3 Falttaf.). Die Beilage Bernische Burgen erschienen 1909 (76 Abb. 1 Faltkarte), die Beilage Bernische Kirchen erschienen 1912 (100 Abb.). 7100 gr. Schlagworte: Helvetica - BernGeschichte - allgemein [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Reisebilder - Unterwegs und daheim. Mark Twains Humoristische Schriften Band 6., Illustriert von H. Schrödter, Anhang Mark Twains Lebensgeschichte.

      Stuttgart : Verlag Robert Lutz, 1898. Erstauflage dieser Ausgabe 318 S. 8°, Leinen illustriert, von Mark Twain gewidmet, datiert und signiert \" To Mrs. Mohr Faithfully Yours Samuel L. Clemens Mark Twain March 14/99 \", gering locker, sonst guter Zustand Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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        Pferdchen laufen wie der Wind" originales Ölgemälde auf einer Postkarte ca.9x14cm; links unten signiert; um 1898

      - Das feine und stimmungsvolle Bild im blattvergoldeten Holzrahmen (19x24cm) mit verglaster Rückwand der renommierten Münchner Fachwerkstatt Petzenhammer sorgfältig eingerahmt.

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        C. A. C. C. Touring Guide and Road Book Showing Routes, Maps, Distances on, and Condition of, the Principal Traveled Roads in the State of California; With List of Towns, Hotels and Stopping Places and Other General Information of Interest to the Touring Wheelman

      San Francisco: California Associated Cycling Clubs, 1898. Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good. 107 pages, followed by additional fold out maps lettered A-L. 3-3/4 by 7-3/4 inches. Late nineteenth century bicycle guide for the young state, showing routes even to remote areas. “No one appreciates the necessity of good roads so thoroughly as the touring cyclist. Our slogan is, ‘We want good roads in California’” (page 4). Includes cycling ordinances for various towns such as 'Sidewalk riding on First Street Prohibited' (Livermore) and 'Must sound bell day and night' (Napa). A charming and scarce 19th century travel guide. A very good copy in red/brown cloth that is lightly scuffed and worn. Embossed cover title dimmed. Binding is sound and maps are in very good to fine condition. 1-inch black stain on back cover. No dust jacket. A bit musty.

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        The History of Don Quixote.

      London: Cassell, n.d. [c. 1898]., 1898. DORE ILLUSTRATED EDITION. Quarto. pp. xxviii, 855. With 118 full-page engraved illustrations by Gustave Dore, as well as numerous in-text illustrations. In recent Atkinson's half brown morocco with raised bands, gilt titles to spine and marbled boards. Water stain to right edge of the author's preface only - text and illustrations unaffected. Otherwise a near-fine copy in a magnificent new binding. Dore's illustrated Quixote first appeared in parts between 1864 and 1867, being re-published in a single volume a number of times over the following decades. His drawings bring a late Victorian, almost Wodehouse flavour to the seventeenth century Spanish classic.

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        THE WAR OF THE WORLDS

      London: William Heinemann, 1898. First British Edition. First Issue, with the publisher's 16 page catalogue dated 1897 bound in at the rear. About Near Fine, expertly re-bound in half grey morocco with five raised bands and gilt tooling, retaining the publisher's original grey cloth boards. Spine panel sunned, with a very faint trace of scribbling and remnant of a circular stain to the lower front board. Contemporary owners name at the top of the half-title, and a few scattered spots of soiling throughout the text, else clean and unfoxed. Wells' masterpiece, and a highspot of science fiction literature. Orson Welles' 1940 radio adaptation of the novel was so realistic that many listeners panicked in the belief that a genuine Martian invasion was taking place. Basis for two notable film adaptations, a 1953 film directed by Byron Haskin and the 2005 version directed by Steven Spielberg. Wells Society 14.

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        Vorlesungen über Geschichte der Mathematik

      B. G. Teubner, Leipzig 1898 - 4 Bände (komplett), 941/943/893/1113 Seiten, Mischauflage: 1.Band 3. Aufl. 1907 / 2. Bd. 2. Aufl. 1900 / 3. Bd. 1. Aufl. 1898 / 4. Bd. 1. Aufl. 1908. Erster Band: Von den ältesten Zeiten bis zum Jahre 1200 n. Chr. Zweiter Band: Von 1200 bis 1668; Dritter Olwd. Gelöschte Ex-Libris. verso vord. B.deckel bei 1,2,4, vord. Gelenk Band 2 gebrochen, Einbände 1 u 4 asgeblichen, Schnitt etw. angeschmutzt, ganz wenige kurze Eintragungen, insgesamt gut erhaltene Bände. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The War of the Worlds.

      London: William Heinemann, 1898. First edition, first issue. Octavo, original grey cloth lettered in black. Currey's state (A) with 16 pages publisher's advertisements at end dated Autumn 1897. In fine condition. An exceptional example. "The War of the Worlds is a tour de force whose innumerable fictional offspring include numerous adaptations and homages, by far the most effective of which was Orson Welles?' Mercury Theater radio broadcast of 1938" (Anatomy of Wonder II-1234). Filmed several times, the first in 1953, starring Gene Barry and Ann Robinson and most recently in 2005 film directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Tom Cruise and Dakota Fanning.

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        TALES OF UNREST

      London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1898. First Edition. Hardcover. Owner name of K. C. Chetwood-Aiken on the half title page; bookplate of Budd Pollak on the front pastedown with the small booksellers ticket of Pollard of Truro above it. Light foxing to the endpapers; mild cracking to the front hinge at the half-title page. Backstrip of slipcase sunned. Bright, Near Fine copy housed in a Very Good slipcase. Original gilt-lettered green cloth with top edge gilt. Keating 18. First Issue of the First English Edition of Conrad's fourth book and his first collection of short stories, published about a week or so after the American edition. (viii), 297, (1) pages + 14 page catalogue. Housed in a half green morocco slipcase with chemise.

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        The History of Don Quixote.

      London: Cassell, n.d. [c. 1898]. DORE ILLUSTRATED EDITION. Quarto. pp. xxviii, 855. With 118 full-page engraved illustrations by Gustave Dore, as well as numerous in-text illustrations. In recent Atkinson's half brown morocco with raised bands, gilt titles to spine and marbled boards.Water stain to right edge of the author's preface only - text and illustrations unaffected. Otherwise a near-fine copy in a magnificent new binding. Dore's illustrated Quixote first appeared in parts between 1864 and 1867, being re-published in a single volume a number of times over the following decades. His drawings bring a late Victorian, almost Wodehouse flavour to the seventeenth century Spanish classic.

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        Col. Theodore Roosevelt writes "I have spoken a great deal about the colored troops?" - four months earlier, he and his Rough Riders had gallantly fought side by side with three colored regiments as they charged up San Juan Hill

      New York, New York, October 27, 1898. 8.25" x 9.75". "Typed Letter Signed ""T. Roosevelt,"" 1 page, 8.25"" x 9.75"" (visible). New York, October 27, 1898. To Mrs. Emma Wynkoop Clark, Brooklyn, New York. Double matted with bust image of Roosevelt and framed to 24"" x 17.5"". In apparent fine condition.In full, ""Don't tell Owens this, but the orderly I alluded to was another man. I am very much obliged to you. I have spoken a great deal about the colored troops. Faithfully yours...""Penned on official stationery of the Republican State Committee, Fifth Avenue Hotel, New York. Patriotic vignette at upper left. With original envelope, 6.25"" x 3.5"", addressed (not by TR) to ""Mrs. Emma W. Clarke / 233 Greene Ave. / Brooklyn, N.Y."" Postmarked Utica, N.Y., October 28, 1898.On September 27, 1898, at the Republican State Convention in Saratoga Springs, New York, the Spanish American War hero, Theodore Roosevelt, less than three months after his charge up San Juan Hill, was nominated for Governor of New York. Penned in the blank area at the top edge of the letter here offered, not by Roosevelt: ""On Board Spec. Train."" The New-York Tribune headlined from Rochester, N.Y., on October 27th, ""Speeches in Central New-York / Roosevelt's Birthday Spent in Good Work for the Republican Party."" On the day this letter was written on his 40th birthday, Roosevelt spoke at Rochester, Syracuse, Utica, and Buffalo, and places in between, as his campaign train brought him through central New York. As the campaign train pulled out of Rochester, the politicians and speakers aboard gathered in the dining-car and presented Col. Roosevelt with a cane as a birthday present.On November 8, 1898, just 12 days after this letter was written, Col. Theodore Roosevelt was elected Governor of New York and was inaugurated on January 1, 1899.From nps.gov: ""Called the most integrated battle force of the 19th century, the troops of the 24th Infantry and the 9th and 10th Cavalry fought up the slope of San Juan Hill along with White regular army regiments and the 1st Volunteer Cavalry (the Rough Riders) led by Lieutenant Colonel Theodore Roosevelt. Twenty-six Buffalo Soldiers died that day, and several men were officially recognized for their bravery. Quarter Master Sergeant Edward L. Baker, Jr., 10th Cavalry emerged from the battle wounded by shrapnel, but was awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroism."" In 1866, Congress created six segregated regiments which were soon consolidated into four Black regiments. They were the 9th and 10th Cavalry and the 24th and 25th Infantry. They were to become known as ""The Buffalo Soldiers."" The nickname probably originated on the Western plains. The Cheyenne thought the hair of the Black soldiers resembled the fur of the buffalo."

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        Wessex Poems And Other Verses

      London, Harper and brothers. 1898, 1898. FIRST EDITION. One of 500 copies only. Octavo, pp.xii; 228. Bound in publisher's original dark green buckram with gilt titles to backstrip and Hardy's "TH" mongram gilt stamped to the front board. Bookplate of prominent colletor Hilda Wilkinson Bartlett. With thirty etched illustrations by the author. Shows some minor handling and bumping, cloth a little rippled to rear cover, gilt bright, no inscriptions. Near fine.

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        Orientalistische Literaturzeitung. Zeitschrift für die Wissenschaft vom ganzen Orient und seinen Beziehungen zu den angrenzenden Kulturkreisen.

      Berlin, Peiser (später Akademieverlag), 1898-1989. - ISSN: 0030-5383. Titel rückseitig gestempelt und Buchrücken mit Bibliotheks-Signatur-Schild. Bei einem Band ein Gelenk angeplatzt. Teilweise farblich abweichend gebunden. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 65000 4°. Halbleineneinbände (66) und Leineneinbände (18). Bände 1 (1898) - 84 (1989) in 84 Bänden. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Handatlas der Hautkrankheiten.

      Wien und Leipzig, Braumüller 1898 - 1900.3 Bände. Mit zus. 376 (11 doppelblattgr.) chromolithogr. Tafeln, jeweils mit dazugehörigem Deckblatt mit Nummerierung und Betitelung. 4 Bll.; 3 Bll.; XIII, 1 Bl. Lose in 3 HLwd. - Kassetten d. Zt. mit Rückentitel. 4°. Hirsch - H. III, 487; Goldschmid 221; Eimas 2011; Garrison - M. 4001: " An extensive and valuable collection of illustrations in dermatology". - "The present atlas of skin diseases . . . is one of the most extensive and valuable collections of illustrations in the dermatological literature" (Heirs of Hippocrates 2011). - Die Tafeln 301 - 306 illustrieren das nach den Verfasser benannte Kaposi - Syndrom. - Decken der Kassetten tls. etwas berieben, die Tafeln insgesamt sauber und in hervorragender Erhaltung! Bücher de

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        [Photo Album]: Jamaica and Ceylon

      Jamaica. 1898-1907. Folio. Decorated green cloth with "Scrap Album" embossed on top board. Some wear on the boards, binding a little weak, foxing on some images, and some fading to some images, overall very good. 254 images in a variety of formats - albumen, cynotype, carbon prints, gelatin silver prints, and some others. Sizes vary from small trimmed images up to 8" x 11", with many different variant sizes. Most, but not all, are captioned in ink or pencil. Several are dated ranging from 1898 to 1907. A very engaging album, aside from a couple of commercial images, apparently created by a talented amateur photographer. Although not strictly chronologically mounted, about the first third of the album is set in Ceylon (mostly in and around Colombo), and the rest of the album is set in Jamaica, including several of the aftermath of a deadly earthquake. Although the author isn't clear (there is one image of a young man with a camera on a tripod), the name Gamble probably appears most often, with other images captioned with surnames Brainard, Sims, Berger, Cooke, MacGregor, MacCrindle, and Sanders. The subjects of the pictures run the gamut from family photographs to outdoor life, natives of both locations, and an especially nice group of a couple of dozen images of the aftermath of the 1907 Kingston, Jamaica earthquake, at the time considered one of the world's deadliest earthquakes, claiming near to 1000 lives (included is a portrait of one of the fatalities). A pleasing album with a wide variety of subjects and images. .

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        Almanach de Douze Sports.

      - P. Société Française d'Edition d'Art 1898. Plaquette in-4° brochée sous couverture illustrée en noir. 15 pages d'introduction d'UZANNE illustrées de nombreuses reproductions en noir dans et H.T. et 12 planches gravées sur bois en couleurs faisant face au calendrier du mois correspondant à la pratique optimale du sport représenté. La chasse au Renard, La chasse à courre, Les courses, Courses en canot, La pêche à la ligne, Le jeu du Cricket, Le tir à l?arc, Le "four-in-hand", La chasse en plaine, Le jeu du golf sur la plage, Les exercices de Boxe et Le patinage. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Album titled "Webereistudien," with printed calligraphic titles, calligraphic manuscript sub-titles and headings, manuscript text, original drawings and diagrams, and mounted samples

      [Werdau, Saxony, 1898. 7 parts in one volume, folio. (18 5/8 x 12 1/2 inches). 7 section titles printed in black within decorative red borders, 234 pages all with printed red decorative borders, including 196 pages with text and integral illustrations (most in red and black, mounted and varnished) and samples (all mounted). Original half purple cloth over green cloth-covered boards, by Aug. Thümmler of Werdau, the upper cover with elaborate blocked lettering at the centre "Höhere Web-Schule / Werdau i[m]. S[axony]", and in small gilt letters at the foot of the upper cover "F.W. Clarenbach" Provenance: F. William Clarenbach (binding) A German-American master-weaver's aide-memoire, with designs of dazzling complexity that presage the work of Bridget Riley, Victor Vasarely and others that were to follow sixty years later. The work is presented in seven sections, each preceded by an attractive printed title, but otherwise made up of manuscript material and original artwork. The intention of the compiler of this work was to provide a mass of technical information to students studying textile production, but, time, technical advances and modern sensibilities have rendered technical aspects redundant (but historically interesting), whilst promoting the beautifully executed drawings and diagrams into individual works of art. The drawings of looms in the 'Jacquard' section have a dream-like quality that would have been appreciated (and was emulated) by the Surrealists. The diagrammatic weaving pattern designs, at their simplest, have the quality of fine folk art, whilst, at their most ornate they present a visual feast that is a match for the work of the Op Artists of the second half of the 20th century. The uniformly high level of the work in this album supports the theory that the compiler, F.William Clarenbach, was an instructor rather than a student at the 'Höhere Web-Schule' [Weaving School] in Werdau. Research shows that he subsequently emigrated to the United States and that his abilities were rapidly recognized by his employers at various mills in Massachusetts: he was an assistant superintendent by 1907, when he was promoted to superintendent, and in 1908 he was promoted to a larger mill, where he was put in charge of the Stevens Mill at North Andover, Mass (Henry A. Rayne American Textile Directory 1908 ). The individual sections of the album cover various aspects of the manufacturing process and are each preceded by a specially printed title. The details of the parts are as follows: 1. Webereistudien Darstellung des Lehrganges über Bindungslehre . Printed title (verso blank), 112 pages (9 blank, 103 pages with manuscript text, 3 coloured illustrations, 3 uncoloured diagrams, 1 uncoloured table, 418 original mounted coloured diagrammatic designs for weaving patterns [two dated '1898'], 1 mounted cloth sample [also dated '1898']) 2. Webereistudien Darstellung des Lehrganges über Austerentwerken . Printed title (verso blank), 16 pages (6 pages blank, 10 pages with manuscript text and 21 mounted original coloured designs of cloth on paper, 1 mounted sample of cloth ). 3. Webereistudien Darstellung des Lehrganges über Jacquard . Printed title (verso blank), 24 pages (3 pages blank, 21 pages with manuscript text and 5 original pen and ink drawings of a loom [4 full-page], 22 original mounted coloured diagrammatic designs weaving patterns [1 folding]). 4. Webereistudien Darstellung des Lehrganges über Schützenwechsel . Printed title (verso blank), 28 pages (3 pages blank, 25 pages with manuscript text and 30 original pen and ink diagrams in red and black). 5. Webereistudien Darstellung des Lehrganges über Austerzerlegen . Printed title (verso blank), 26 pages (12 pages blank, 14 pages without text but mounted with 28 original mounted coloured diagrammatic designs of weaving patterns, mounted below 28 mounted samples of the cloth produced using the patterns ). 6. Webereistudien Darstellung des Lehrganges über Austerberechnen. Printed title (verso blank), 22 pages (4 pages blank, 18 pages with manuscript text, and 1 pen and ink diagram, 1 table, and 6 mounted samples of cloth). 7. Webereistudien Darstellung des Lehrganges über Wollmelangen. Printed title (verso blank), 6 pages (1 page blank, 5 pages with 18 mounted samples of "raw materials" used to make 42 samples of felt).

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        THROUGH UNKNOWN TIBET.

      London 1898, Unwin. Pictorial buff cloth, very good, 440p.,. index, appendix, 77 b. w. photos, 4 pocket maps in pocket,. top edge gilt, head/tail spine bit worn, covers bit stained. & discolored, else solid. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. SCARCE. AN EARLY PRIMARY ACCOUNT OF TIBET & CHINA This is a fascinating primary source, and account of a jour- ney across Tibet & China, with advice of what a future trav- eller ought and ought not to do. This work was begun at Luc- know and continued at Simla. Also, the chater on Mohammedan rebellion in China was contributed by Mr. Ridley, who lived in the very midst of the scent of trouble. The main body of the work covers waiting at Shushual, by mule & pony Niagzu, Lake Treb, Napu la Pass, sickness of Bakr Hadji, crossing the borderland of Tibet, fresh water lake, death of pony & mules, salt lakes. Death of animals, gun accident, shooting antelopes, Tibetan hospitality, source of the Chu ma, Shuga- tza river. Lobsan, Bana tribes, on to Tankar, tea, poisonous stream, visit to Chen-Lao-Pan, monastery of Kumbum, signs of Mohammedan rebellion at the missionary house 1895-6. Chinese inn, on to the Yellow River, Shazad, Pao T'eo the Swedish Mission house, Mongol country, Great Wall, Chinese women &c. Yakushi p.W50; Marshall 869. 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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        NAGASAKI. [Color Cloth-Backed Articulating Map]

      Paris [1898], Service Geographique de l'Armee. Colored map,. 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. FIRST & ONLY RARE EDITION. SUPERB EARLY COLOR MAPS OF NAGASAKI, INSERT OF S. KOREA Published by Dessine for the Geographical Service of the French Army [Service Geographique de lArmee], French text. * This map shows 32 degrees south by 36 degrees north and 126 degrees east by 132 degrees east. Showing the tip of South Korea at the upper left, Ke-dji, port of Fousan, Qul-san, Tai-kou, Tsushima & Iki Islands, Fouokae Shima [Fukue Jima], Hirado Island, all of the upper part of Kyushu, Shimonoseki [Modji], lower part of Honshu & Shikoku, the inland sea, Yamaguchi, up to Okayama, Takamatsu, Kochi and down to coast to Imano. Avery good look at southern Japan. *** The map includes topographical details, roads & railroads in red, rivers, towns, provinces, bays, islands, harbors, soundings, etc. * See us for other maps in this series: two Korean maps: QUELPAERT & KANG-NEUNG. Five maps of north-eastern China: VLADIVOSTOK, MOUKDEN, TCHENG-TE FOU, PEKIN & NANKIN, sold as only as a set of five maps. ** 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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        Kingdom of the Yellow Robe, The

      White Lotus, Westminster 1898 - Kingdom of the Yellow Robe, The [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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