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        Die Musterzeichnungssammlung für Kimonos. Japanisches Blockbuch, Kyoto, 1898. Gr. 8°. Titelblatt u. 20 Blockbuchblätter mit 52 (tls. ganzseit.) Farbholzschnitten von Stoffmustern für Kimonos. Illustr. Okart. in Blockbuchbindung.

      . . # Pattern drawing collection of kimonos. Japan, Kyoto 1898.- With 52 (partly full-page) color woodcuts by fabric patterns for kimonos printed on double leaves folded in the oriental manner.-

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Johannes Müller]
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        Der Schatz im Silbersee. Von Carl May.

      Stuttgart, Berlin, Leipzig: Union Deutsche Verlagsgesellschaft. (1898).. Zweite Auflage. 521 S. m. 16 Tondruckbildern. 8°. Farb. bedr. OLn.. * Das Buch wurde mit Original-Papier nachgebunden und Vorder- und Hinter-Innengelenk mit Papierstreifen verstärkt. Auf der Titelseite rechts brauner Fleck (11 x 1 cm). * Insgesamt gutes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Klaus Metzmacher]
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        The Novels. Edited by Temple Scott.

      London: Downey & Co. Ltd., 1898 - 12 volumes, octavo (205 × 135 mm). Mid 20th-century red half morocco, spines gilt in compartments, marble sides and endpapers, top edges gilt. Lightly rubbed at extremities, contents faintly toned. An excellent set. With frontispiece in 6 volumes. The Thornton edition. An attractively bound set of the Brontës' works.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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      1898 - ROSTAND, Edmond. CYRANO DE BERGERAC: A Play In Five Acts. Translated from the French by Gladys Thomas and Mary F. Guillemard. London: William Heinemann, 1898. 12mo., two-toned green cloth. First English Edition. Boldly signed by American actor Otis Skinner in pencil on the front endpaper and dated 1898. Skinner [1858-1942] was a leading actor of his day and, although he played roles in various French dramas, he never played Cyrano. An uncommon book and the basis for two movies: the 1950 version, starring Jose Ferrer, and the 1990 version, starring Gerard Depardieu. Ferrer won an Academy award for his portrayal of Cyrano and the 1990 movie received five nominations, including ones for Depardieu and for Best Foreign Film. Very Good (spine darkened). $875.00. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antic Hay Books]
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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, Limited. 1898. First Edition. Hardcover. xix, 455pp + 8pp of publisher's advertisements. Beautiful green half morocco over marbled boards, covers tooled in blind, spine with raised bands, lettered and decorated in gold and with gilt elephant head motifs. Zebra patterned endpapers. Frontispiece and sixty-three illustrations by J. G. Millais, E. Caldwell, and G. E. Lodge (including a color plate of butterflies), large foldout color map in pocket at rear. With the small stamp of a renown English Library on the title page. Two numbers in pen on the verso of the front free endpaper, faint stain barely affecting the top edge. A bright and clean near fine copy. A classic of African hunting literature. ; Octavo .

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        The Novels in Ten Volumes

      London: J. M. Dent & Co.,, 1898. Illustrated by C. E. Brock. Edited by R. Brimley Johnson. With coloured illustrations by C. E. and H. M. Brock. 10 volumes, octavo. Original pale green cloth, titles and pictorial decoration to spines and front boards in gold and blue, patterned endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed, white silk page markers. Colour frontispiece to each volume and 51 plates with tissue guards. Plate facing p. 115 in Vol. 1 of Pride & Prejudice loose. Some foxing to endpapers and endleaves, the occasional finger mark to contents, a few leaves roughly opened. An excellent set with unusually bright cloth. First Brock editions, first impressions. A lovely set.

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        The Novels in Ten Volumes. Illustrated by C. E. Brock. Edited by R. Brimley Johnson. With coloured illustrations by C. E. and H. M. Brock.

      London: J. M. Dent & Co., 1898 - 10 volumes, octavo. Original pale green cloth, titles and pictorial decoration to spines and front boards in gold and blue, patterned endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed, white silk page markers. Plate facing p. 115 in Vol. 1 of Pride & Prejudice loose. Some foxing to endpapers and endleaves, the occasional finger mark to contents, a few leaves roughly opened. An excellent set with unusually bright cloth. Colour frontispiece to each volume and 51 plates with tissue guards. First Brock editions, first impressions. A lovely set. Gilson E90.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        White Stains

      [Amsterdam:] [printed by Binger Bros for Leonard Smithers,], 1898. The Literary Remains of George Archibald Bishop a Neuropath of the Second Empire. Quarto. Original black cloth, white ankh or crux ansata device at head of spine, lettered in white on front cover, untrimmed. Head and tail of spine creased, a few marks to covers, offsetting to half-title, light stain at head of Contents leaf. A very good, clean, copy. First edition, sole printing, of one of Crowley's rarest book: 100 copies were printed (this copy unnumbered) and "many [were] destroyed by H. M. Customs in 1924" (Yorke). Copac records just 2 copies in British and Irish institutional libraries (British Library, Warburg Institute) and OCLC adds just 3 copies worldwide (Indiana, Syracuse, Texas). "[Leonard] Smithers was the logical publisher for Crowley's next book, White Stains (1898). Although tame by today's standards, some of its pieces - such as 'A Ballad of Passive Paederasty,' 'With Dog and Dame,'and 'Necrophilia' - required the seasoned hands of an underground publisher. Because of its content, Smithers sent the book to Amsterdam to be typeset by Binger Bros. Crowley published it anonymously, and as with Aceldama [his first book, also published in 1898], only one hundred copies were printed. The book... was a reaction to Austrian police doctor Richard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing's (1840-1902) study of sexual aberrations, Psycopathia Sexualis (1893): the book that coined the term 'masochism' after the fiction of fellow Austrian Leopold Ritter von Sacher-Masoch (1836-1895). Although Krafft-Ebing translated the racier sections of his text into Latin, the book became a sensation among erudite pornographers everywhere. Crowley, determined to do a better job of explaining the nature of sexual deviance, wrote a story from the perspective of a poet who goes astray, taking on various vices and ultimately committing murder... Although White Stains has been hastily dubbed pornographic, it actually belongs to Decadent literature, with poetry a natural style for Crowley to choose" (Richard Kaczynski, Perdurabo: The Life of Aleister Crowley, 2010, p. 49).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Blessed Damozel; Empedocles on Etna; Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

      London: Hacon & Ricketts. Offered here is a set of three Vale Press books, uniformly housed in the same box, all designed with woodcut borders, illustrations and flourished by Charles Ricketts. All three are in fine condition. The Blessed Damozel, 1898, oblong 12mo with exquisite pictorial paper covered boards consisting of famous repeating angel design along with announcement. Empodocles on Etna, A Dramatic Poem, 1896. Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, 1901. A splendid group which we are offering as its last collector assembled, in green cloth board folders and matching slipcase with morocco label.

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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      Paris: Fasquelle, 1898. Fine. Fasquelle, Paris 1898, 10,5x16,5cm, relié. - First edition on current paper, it has been printed in Japan 20 leading copies. Binding to bradel half brown calico, smooth back with a gold floral motif, date and double fillet golden tail, part of title shagreen olive boards marbled paper wrappers preserved and bound in, contemporary binding signed cold Pierson. Precious autograph signed by the author Henri Lavedan. Book adorned with illustrations Heidbrinck. A partially shaded guard, light scuffs minor feet cuisine, nice copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant, il n'a été tiré que 20 Japon en grands papiers. Reliure à la bradel en demi percaline marron, dos lisse orné d'un motif floral doré, date et double filet dorés en queue, pièce de titre de chagrin olive, plats de papier marbré, couvertures conservées, reliure de l'époque signée à froid de Pierson. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Jean Lorrain à Henri Lavedan. Ouvrage orné d'illustrations de Heidbrinck. Une garde partiellement ombrée, légères épidermures sans gravité en pieds des plats, agréable exemplaire.

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        Mah hem ha-Yehudim?

      Hotsaat S. B. Shvartsberg, New York 1898 - OCLC: Libraries worldwide that own item: 11. Small tear on title page, not affecting text, has been closed. Has a beautiful professional soft cover binding made by a master binder and restorer. See article about the author in the Keter Encyclopedia Judaica. He was a great rabbinic scholar, born in Horost, Slovakia, who published extensively. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        Of the Imitation of Christ [Presentation Copy]

      London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., 1898. First edition thus. 4to. Original limp vellum covers, beveled, gilt lettering on spine. 324 pp. on Arnold and Foster's unbleached handmade paper. Illustrated title-page and illustrations by Laurence Housman, engraved on wood by Miss Clemence Housman. Presentation Copy, on front free fly" "To Marion Alexander in friendship from Laurence Housman, May, 1898." Binding somewhat soiled and pulled along a small portion inside cover, else near fine copy of a very scarce Housman title.

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        The World at Auction

      Hacon & Ricketts, London 1898 - Original gray and dark green pictorial printed boards with superb peacock design on both covers by Charles Rickets, gray paper covered spine with printed paper label. 210pp. Side and bottom edges untrimmed. Full-page illustrated title-page, rubricated and border designs throughout by Ricketts. A fine copy. Partially unopened. Very scarce and attractive Vale Press book. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Ballad of Reading Gaol by C 3 3

      London: Leonard Smithers,, 1898. Octavo. Original white linen-backed boards, yellow linen sides, gilt lettered spine, untrimmed. Housed in a custom brown solander box. A fine copy. First edition, limited to 800 copies printed on handmade paper. 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 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). From the library of William M. Fitzhugh, Jr, with his bookplate to the front pastedown.

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        An Almanac of Twelve Sports Words By Rudyard Kipling

      (London): William Heinemann, 1898. 12 full page colour lithographs with descriptions, final page advertising 'The Alphabet'. Original pictorial boards, linen spine, edges of the boards rubbed. Lithographs in good fresh state, with very slight off-setting [as usual].. First Edit. Hard Cover. Good. 4to.

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        Mrs. MacLurcan's Cookery Book

      T. Willmett & Son, Townsville 1898 - Original cloth boards. Rebacked, preserving original spine. Boards showing wear. Internally with ffep loose but present. Light foxing throughout. Small number of newspaper recipe clippings tipped onto rep, some contemp. and later maunscript recipes added to memorandum pages. Complete. Book inscribed "With the Authores's Compliments March 2nd /99" Scarce. See Ferguson 12090. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        China and Formosa: The Story of a Successful Mission. With many Illustrations Prepared for This Work and Four Maps.

      London, Hazell, Watson, & Viney 1898 - Octavo. Pp. xvi, 400. Frontispiece. Full-page plates, 4 maps, many text illustrations, head- and tail-pieces. Illustrated initial to the preface. Appendix, index. Hardcover, bound in the original publisher's full pebble-grained cloth, large gilt illustration to upper cover, and with gilt lettering, spine gilt, forest-green chalked endpapers; spine ends bumped. A very good copy indeed. ~ Third thousand. Uncommon.

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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        Lettres à Requien - Lettres inédites à Sutton Sharpe EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: In La revue de Paris N°10 de la 5ème année & In Le Mercure de France N°318 de la 21ème année, 1898. Fine. In La revue de Paris N°10 de la 5ème année & In Le Mercure de France N°318 de la 21ème année, Paris 1898 &1910, 16,5x25cm & 14x22,5cm, 2 volumes reliés. - Edition for each of the volumes. Binders full brown morocco, flat spines decorated with gilt double cartridges, gold caps on wheels, frames a set of intersecting dodécuples gilt on flat, double gilt on cups, frames sextuple gilt on guards contreplats lined morocco tan, brown watered silk guards, guards following handmade paper, all edges gilt, wrappers preserved and bound in, beautiful bindings then signed by Mr. Lortic. The first book is enriched with two originals ink drawings of Prosper Mérimée: first, signed lower right and captioned, represents the Duke of Brunswick, the second a tree and a wooded landscape enriched with a handwritten Russian "Thank God" and "Glory to God, glory to you." Beautiful set beautifully bound by Mr. Lortic. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale pour chacun des volumes. Reliures en plein maroquin marron, dos lisses ornés de doubles cartouches dorés, roulettes dorées sur les coiffes, encadrements d'un jeu de dodécuples filets dorés s'entrecroisant sur les plats, doubles filets dorés sur les coupes, encadrements de sextuples filets dorés sur les gardes, contreplats doublés de maroquin havane, gardes de soie moirée marron, gardes suivantes de papier à la cuve, toutes tranches dorées, couvertures conservées, superbes reliures de l'époque signées de M. Lortic. Le premier ouvrage est enrichi de deux dessins originaux à l'encre de Chine de Prosper Mérimée : le premier, signé en bas à droite et légendé, représente le Duc de Brunswick, le second un arbre et un paysage boisé enrichi d'une mention manuscrite en russe "Grâce à Dieu" et "Gloire à Dieu, gloire à vous". Très bel ensemble magnifiquement relié par M. Lortic.

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        an almanac of twelve sports,william nicholson

      VG with no dj. First edition. Heinemann, 1898. Folio Hardcover. All 12 plates representing the sports by Williams Nicolson. The plates are black, white, gray with some red. Book is tight, covers are clean with some sunning and edge wear, no markings inside, pages clean

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        The Lanthorn Book, being a small collection of Tales and Verses read at the Sign of The Lanthorn ?

      New York: 126 William Street, 1898. No. 120 of 125 copies, signed by Crane at the end of his contribution. Illustrated. Title page printed in red and black. Printed on rectos only on folded sheets, unpaginated. 1 vols. Small folio. Original quarter reverse calf and green cloth, pictorial label on upper board. Front joint worn as usual, else a fine copy. Cloth slipcase and chemise. No. 120 of 125 copies, signed by Crane at the end of his contribution. Illustrated. Title page printed in red and black. Printed on rectos only on folded sheets, unpaginated. 1 vols. Small folio. A Stephen Crane Rarity, Signed. The only "signed and limited edition" of a book by Stephen Crane, the Lanthorn Book was issued for members of the Lanthorn Club on William Street in New York. It contains the story "The Wise Men" which was collected in "The Open Boat" in the same year. No priority has been established (according to Blanck) because it is not known in what month the Lanthorn book was published. According to Starrett it was the intention of the Club to have each contributor sign his piece and he writes: "but it is asserted that only between ten and fifteen copies" were signed by Crane. This theory has lately been disproven in that a much larger number of copies examined contain Crane's signature. BAL II p. 337; Starrett 12

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        ARCHIVE OF ALEXANDER'S LETTERS FROM THE AMERICAN WEST TO HIS FAMILY IN WEST VIRGINIA, 1898-1911, AND VARIOUS OTHER MATERIALS.; In a volume handwritten by his son, William Alexander, are 93 letters written by Henry as he traveled through the West "seeking his fortune."

      1898. Original manuscript. Original Cloth. Very Good. One volume, octavo, bound in red cloth, hand-lettered cover and spine titles. The 400 pages of text are printed in a neat hand, excepting four typewritten pages. Interpolated are maps, some printed, some hand-drawn by HRA himself and pasted in, these latter showing the location of his camp and the set-up inside his and Blanche's cabin, the plan of the Ohio farmhouse, etc., and there are a few other small pieces cut out from the letters and pasted in, as well as small snapshots of the R.R. station in Huntington, the "Washington Ave. house" in 1912 and the "farmhouse" in Chesapeake, OH, along with a barn for it that "father and William built.". Compiled and recopied in 1954 by HRA's son William, the volume starts with newclips: an article on "Great Salt Lake" (Salt Lake City Daily Register, March 1, 1898) "sent home" by Father (HRA) who "apparently…didn't believe all of it."; an obituary for HRA, from the Huntington Advertiser, Huntington, WV, June 27, 1935; and an obituary for William Arbuckle Alexander (HRA's father) from the Christian Observer, April 29, 1885. Next is a table of contents (1 page), then an 8-page subject index to the letters, and a 6-page index (by place and date). ~~ In so-labeled "Part One", there are a total of 93 letters (1898-1911) written by HRA when he is in the West, most addressed to his mother and they comprise the bulk--about 300 pages--of the volume. These are followed by 6 letters written when he's back in WV in 1912, and 8 when he's in Chesapeake, OH in 1912-13. Next come 15 copies of letters written by HRA's wife, Blanche, dated 1898-1903. "Part Two" consists of 27 letters written by HRA to son William, mostly while he's at college, dating 1920-26; and "Part Three" consists of 9 pages of transcribed postcards sent home by William in the summer of 1934, during his car trip through the mountains of WV, VA and NC. The first 93 letters offer a unique picture of life in the "Wild West", written by a young West Virginian who had to quit college after one year at Morgantown due to his father's illness. Henry Alexander [HRA] then moved to Charleston and at age 20 became the youngest justice of the peace ever in West Virginia, before returning to the family farm at Frazier's Bottom, WV. When his father died in 1885, however, HRA was free to follow his dream and head west for the gold rush to the Klondike, expecting to make his fortune and settle in Alaska. The letters start as he is "on the tramp" in Kansas, working his way west at a series of unskilled jobs, and there are vivid descriptions of cowboy life on the prairie and portraits of life in a number of western towns, some truly "wild and woolly." His travels include stops of varying lengths in Kiowa and Dodge City in Kansas; Little Rock, Arkansas City, and Hot Springs, Arkansas (where he provides an interesting description of the health spa facilities and their denizens, including himself); Pueblo, Colorado; Salt Lake City, Utah (a short side trip, featuring descriptions and opinions on Mormon sights and life); Sacramento; Portland, Oregon (a fascinating description of the "Klondikers" setting off from there); and Seattle, Coulee City, Wilbur, Clark, Colville Reservation, Republic, Belcher (Camp), and Keller, in Washington (his final destination). They conclude with letters written back in WV and OH in 1911-13, but those occupy only the final 40 of those 300 pages.

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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 and Hall. 1898., 1898. First Edition. Octavo, pp. xxiv, 774. Red cloth with gilt titles to spine, and gilt titles and decoration to upper board. Top edge gilt. fifteen maps, (five folding). Numerous illustrations. Inscribed "In remembrance of old days" by the author to the half title page. Some occasional light spotting, mostly to the edges and the prelims. Second folding map has a large closed tear but is complete. Slight lean to the book. gilt to top edge is quite dulled. Front and rear flyleafs quite browned, ownership bookplate to front pastedown. Both front and rear joints starting to split but still sound. Quite considerable wear to the covers with bumping to all edges and corners, tanning to spine, marking to all faces and some light abrasion. All told a presentable copy of a scarce title.

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      Paris: Charpentier, 1898. Fine. Charpentier, Paris 1898, 13x19,5cm, relié. - First edition which is not mentioned leading copies. Binding to bradel half gray calico, smooth back piece as red roan, marbled paper plates, corners lightly bumped, wrappers preserved and bound in, contemporary binding. Precious autograph dedication signed by the author Tristan Bernard. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale dont il n'est pas fait mention de grands papiers. Reliure à la bradel en demi percaline grise, dos lisse , pièce de titre de basane rouge, plats de papier marbré, coins légèrement émoussés, couvertures conservées, reliure de l'époque. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Octave Mirbeau à Tristan Bernard.

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        LE CERAMICHE E MAIOLICHE FAENTINE dalla loro origine fino al principio del secolo XVI, Appunti storici..., Faenza, Giuseppe Montanari Editore, 1889.

      Ril. carton. rivestito tipo pelle, dorso e angoli in mz. pelle, tit. in oro al dorso, cm 34x25, pp XII, 83 di t., 20 tavv più volte ripieg. con 86 splend. ill. a colori, 1 tav. reca 71 marchi di fabbricaz. Ediz. in 285 copie numer., la nostra è il n° 7. Contenute tracce d?uso est., peraltro ottimo esempl. con ill. di grande freschezza.

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        The Seven Lamps of Architecture. By John Ruskin? With illustrations drawn by the author

      Small 8vo. Orpington and London: George Allen, 1898. Small 8vo, 440 pages, 14 plates. Full plain dark blue crushed morocco, backstrip flat with raised bands, titled in gilt and with the date 1898 at the foot in gilt. A little scuffed where the raised bands join the covers, and at the head and foot of the backstrip; slight graze to lower inside front turn-in. From the library of Richard Cobden Sanderson and bound at his father?s bindery - though unsigned the style and lettering is unmistakeable. Marion Tidcome (to whom I showed this binding) lists 4 bindings on this title but not this one. No author had more titles bound by the Doves Bindery than Ruskin; this binding, very simple and plain with the olive headbands and the visible stitching along the hinges with the paste-down flap unhidden, is a good example of a standard Doves Binding with no ornamentation or decoration, but rather elegant in its simplicity and in my experience seldom available.

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        Report of the Mission to China of the Blackburn Chamber of Commerce, 1896-7, I-II. [TWO VOLUMES]

      Blackburn, The North-East Lancashire Press Company, 1898.. Two volumes in one. Royal octavo. Pp. xii, 152; vii, 386. Group-portrait as frontispiece. Plus large folding map preceding frontispiece, folding map bound-in, and large fold-out plan ?Section of Main Caravan Route (...)? bound at end of volume I. Includes a transcript of Bourne's letter to the Marquess of Salisbury. Appendices, glossary, tables, text figures. Hardcover, bound in the original publisher's maroon full cloth, bit soiled and frayed in places, spine gilt; joints and part of spine mended for splits, spine-ends bumped or chipped, maps and first and last leaves foxed. In good overall condition, very good interior. - - First edition. Sir Frederick Samuel Augustus Bourne (1854-1940) was Consul in charge of the Blackburn Commercial Mission. Between October 1896 and June 1897, members of the Blackburn Commission travelled some 4,300 miles through the interior of south and central China. They collected detailed information on all factors relating to how the Chinese met ?their own wants in the matter of textiles?, including material on marketing, distribution, indigenous handicraft production, taxation and ?local customs and usage as they might affect [the United Kingdom's] textile industry?. The Commission also investigated in detail remote or less known parts of the country, and provided an account of means of communication by land and water. The report was published in two lengthy sections by The North-East Lancashire Press Company in Blackburn, a very rare imprint. The first part was compiled by Bourne; the second by H. Neville and H. Bell. See further: ?Commerce and Capitalism in Chinese Societies?, Gary G. Hamilton (London, Routledge, 2006). Bourne published also, among others, ?The Lo-Fou mountains: An excursion? (Hongkong, 1895); and ?Trade of central and southern China? (Shanghai, 1898).

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        L'Ermitage - Revue artistique et littéraire Année complète 1898 EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Bureaux de la Revue, 1898. Fine. Bureaux de la Revue, Paris 1898, 11,5x18,5cm, 2 volumes reliés. - Originale.binding editor to bradel half dark green calico, smooth back, as part of black morocco, gilt small iron and double gold in net queue.Douze numbers from January to December 1898. conservées.Chaque number Covers Edition is illustrated with a literary xylographie.Contributions Boylesve Rene, Henri Ghéon, André Gide, Francis Jammes, etc.Publication founded in 1890 by Henri Mazel, the Hermitage is a monthly magazine owned by the first wave of small magazines Symbolists. In 1895, the magazine between declining and its new director, Edouard Ducoté, uses André Gide. The editorial team is reduced to twelve regular contributors, friends Gide. After many difficulties and attempts to overhaul the editorial team (Remy de Gourmont to make a pass and will also contribute financially in 1905), the Hermitage breathed his last in 1906. The Hermitage manages to detach other important magazines of the time as the Mercure de France or La Revue blanche because it boasts eclectic and apolitical; on its cover, you can also read that it is "the only journal that deals with politics or sociology [but] which deals only with literature and art." His illustrations are small art nouveau, and, true to his state of mind symbolist, employees are more interested in poetry than novel. Tiphaine Samoyault, French literary critic, says that the Hermitage expresses a transition straddles the fin de siècle aestheticism and poetry avant-garde of the 1910s. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure de l'éditeur à la bradel en demi percaline verte foncée, dos lisse, pièce de titre de maroquin noir, petit fer doré et double filet doré en queue. Douze numéros de janvier à décembre 1898. Couvertures conservées. Chaque numéro est illustré d'une xylographie. Contributions littéraires de René Boylesve, Henri Ghéon, André Gide, Francis Jammes, etc. Publication fondée en 1890 par Henri Mazel, l'Ermitage est une revue mensuelle appartenant à la première vague des petites revues symbolistes. Dans les années 1895, la revue entre en déclin, et son nouveau directeur, Edouard Ducoté, fait appel à André Gide. L'équipe de rédaction est alors réduite à douze collaborateurs réguliers, amis de Gide. Après de multiples difficultés et tentatives de remaniement de l'équipe rédactionnelle (Remy de Gourmont y fera un passage et y contribuera également financièrement en 1905), l'Ermitage rend son dernier soupir en 1906. L'Ermitage parvient à se détacher d'autres revues importantes de l'époque comme le Mercure de France ou la Revue blanche car elle se revendique éclectique et apolitique ; sur sa couverture, on peut d'ailleurs lire que c'est "la seule Revue qui ne s'occupe ni de politique ni de sociologie [mais] qui traite uniquement de littérature et d'art." Ses petites illustrations sont de style art nouveau, et, fidèle à son état d'esprit symboliste, ses collaborateurs s'intéressent davantage à la poésie qu'au roman. Tiphaine Samoyault, critique littéraire française, estime que l'Ermitage exprime une transition à cheval sur l'esthétisme fin de siècle et la poésie d'avant-garde des années 1910.

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        Evelina; Or The History Of A Young Lady's Entrance Into The World

      Sm. London: George Newnes, 1898. Sm. 8vo, xvi, 417, (32, ads)pp. With 16 full page black and white drawings by Rackham. Original slate blue cloth lettered in red and gold, very good. First edition thus, this copy signed at the front by Arthur Rackham.

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        Remington's Frontier Sketches. Introduction by George S. Rowe

      Chicago: The Werner Company, 1898. First Edition. Illustrated by Remington. 1 vols. Oblong 8vo. Original white printed bevelled boards, light wear and soiling to covers, some cockling of the captioned vegetable parchment tissue guards, one plate with old repair lower left corner (cello tape on verso), two marginal tears, else very good. First Edition. Illustrated by Remington. 1 vols. Oblong 8vo. First Edition. Howes R206; McCracken, Remington Bibliographical Check List, p. 145

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        The War of The Worlds

      London: William Heinemann, 1898., 1898. FIRST EDITION, with earliest ads (16pp., dated Autumn 1897). PUBLISHER'S PRESENTATION COPY, marked as such with blind-relief stamp to title page. Octavo, pp.viii; 303; [1], blank; [16]. Original grey cloth lettered in black, edges untrimmed. Ink ownership 'J.H Tonkin' to endpapers, Foyle's ticket to pastedown, occasional marking both internally and externally, minor rubbing to joints, backstrip a little soiled. A very good copy of this science fiction classic. Geoffrey H. Wells (14). Bleiler; Checklist of Fantastic Literature [290]. Shorter New Cambridge Bibliography (Eng.Lit.) 1293-8. Listed in Modern Library's Top 100 Novels [1998], also in '100 Books That Shaped World History' [Raftery, 2002].

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        Le Petit Journal supplément 1898-1899 années complètes du n°372 du dima EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Le Petit Parisien, 1898. Fine. Le Petit Parisien, Paris 1898 - 1899, 30,5x45cm, relié. - Originale.binding Edition emerald sheepskin half back with five nerves, initials LP tail, flat paper lined coaching cold and small florets spandrels. Scuffs, caps and corners slightly frottés.Intérieur very fresh, absolutely free rousseurs.Contributions Jules Sandeau Dried Leo, Willy, JH Rosny, Dumas, among others. Drawings Meyer, Tofani, Méaulle between autres.Plusieurs numbers are devoted to the Dreyfus Affair (No. 372, 451, 452, 457 and 460), others in the Case Zola (No. 379, 380, 381 , 387, 402 and 403) The less number is shown in color on the first and last page and consists of eight pages.Le Diary is a Parisian newspaper, founded by Moses Millaud Polidoro, which appeared from 1863 to 1944. On the eve of the 1914-18 war, it is one of the four largest French daily pre-war, with Le Petit Parisien, Le Matin and Le Journal. It takes a million copies in 1890, during the crisis boulangiste.Bel copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure en demi basane émeraude, dos à cinq nerfs, initiales L.P. en queue, plats de papier bordés d'un encadrement à froid et de petits fleurons en écoinçons. Epidermures, coiffes et coins très légèrement frottés. Intérieur très frais, tout à fait exempt de rousseurs. Contributions de Jules Sandeau, Léon Séché, Willy, J.-H. Rosny, Dumas, notamment. Dessins de Meyer, Tofani, Méaulle, entre autres. Plusieurs numéros sont consacrés à l'Affaire Dreyfus (n°372, 451, 452, 457 et 460), d'autres à l'Affaire Zola (n°379, 380, 381, 387, 402 et 403). Chaque numéro est illustré en couleurs sur la première et dernière page et se compose de huit pages. Le Petit Journal est un quotidien parisien, fondé par Moïse Polydore Millaud, qui a paru de 1863 à 1944. À la veille de la guerre de 1914-18, c'est l'un des quatre plus grands quotidiens français d'avant-guerre, avec Le Petit Parisien, Le Matin, et Le Journal. Il tire à un million d'exemplaires en 1890, en pleine crise boulangiste. Bel exemplaire.

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        Wide World Magazine Collection: 1-135 (Almost Complete)

      London: George Newnes - Superb collection of HB's 1898-1965. Almost complete with only 9 missing, 33, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 52, & 53. Vols 1-9, 11-25, 27-30, 35-37, 43-51, 59-61, 70-73, 79 & 80-83 are in blue Newnes cloth covers and others are in leather on red cloth or plain blue cloth, top quality matching bindings. Collection includes vol. 31 which details the capture of Butch Cassidy. Most vols after 1939 have covers laid in. (25 x 18cm) ***Extremely heavy! - Please contact bookseller for revised P&P costs***

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        Autograph Letter, signed ("Charles Edwin Markham")to Mrs. Briggs, regarding his library, his interest in Swedenborg, and the best writers on "New Church"

      The Tompkins School, Oakland 1898 - 3pp. on single folded sheet of blue stationery. 8vo. Early letter from Markham (1852-1940), written a year before the publication of his first book, which launched his fame, THE MAN WITH THE HOE (1899). "? I am the principal of the above school and have held the position for many years ? For a quarter of a century I have been a student of Swedenborg, and, after looking into all philosophies and cultures, I still find him the Copernicus of religious thought ? I am living at 533 Nineteenth Street, where I have one of the largest and best libraries in the state ? I have in my library the best writers on New Church thought - Wilkinson, James, Holcomb, Harris, Pulsford ?"During his lifetime, Markham amassed a huge personal library of over 15,000 volumes, which he bequeathed to Wagner College on his death in 1940. Very good. In brown and tan quarter morocco clamshell box 3pp. on single folded sheet of blue stationery. 8vo

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        La femme et le pantin EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Mercure de France, 1898. Fine. Mercure de France, Paris 1898, 11x18cm, relié. - Edition on current paper, mention of second edition. Bound in half roan tree lightened spine four nerves decorated with jewels golden boards marbled paper, small rips without gravity on the upper brackets, top corners lightly bumped, guards and contreplats paper bowl, cover preserved on which was glued a small label storage library with "Paul Reboux" printed, bound at the time. Precious autograph dedication from the author to Paul Reboux. Some eared head by the dedicatee as a marker reading, some marginal pencil annotations in red, a small marginal tear with tiny heads missing in the last pages of the volume. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant, mention de deuxième édition. Reliure en demi basane sapin, dos passé à quatre nerfs orné de fleurons dorés, plats de papier marbré, petits accrocs sans gravité sur les tranches supérieures, coins supérieurs légèrement émoussés, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couverture conservée sur laquelle a été encollée une petite étiquette de rangement de bibliothèque avec la mention "Paul Reboux" imprimée, reliure de l'époque. Précieux envoi autographe de l'auteur à Paul Reboux. Certaines pages cornées en tête par le dédicataire en guise de repère de lecture, quelques annotations marginales au crayon de couleur rouge, un petit accroc marginal avec infime manque en têtes des dernières pages du volume.

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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!

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        Neues Struwwelpeterbuch von Lothar Meggendorfer. Text von Ludwig Beck.

      J. F. Schreiber. 2. Auflage, (ca. 1898)., Eßlingen bei Stuttgart; - (Best.) No. 127. Farbig ill. Halbleinen; 29 x 21 cm; (2), 16 Seiten mit Farbbildern von Lothar Meggendorfer. Inhalt: Der böse Julius. Die Lampenmarie. Der lachende Willi. Die weinende Sofie. Die unartige Laura. Der Pulverfritz. Sprache: de (Ecken und Kanten etwas bestoßen; Fleck auf dem Einband - siehe Bild; Klammern etwas angerostet; insgesamt gutes Exemplar) - 1891 erschien die Erstausgabe dieser äußerst seltenen Struwwelpetriade. - siehe Kohlweyer Teil 3 Nr. 71 - (Lager Bi 30) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dover Corporation; An Account of the Corporation Insignia, Seals and Plate, with Lists of Mayors, Borough Officers and Honorary Freemen, and Particulars of the Portraits and Principal Pictures, the Property of the Corporation; of the Stained Glass Windows in the Town Hall; and the Corporation Charities [Signed]

      Printed by A. Ezra, Priory Place and Military Road, Dover 1898. Dover 1898. Hard back binding in publisher's original dark green cloth covers, gilt title lettering to the upper panel, lemon end papers. 8vo. 10'' x 6''. Contains 58 printed pages of text with two full-page plates and a couple of small monochrome illustrations throughout. Age tanning to the free fly papers, minor rubbing to the corners and spine tips and in Very Good clean and sound condition. SIGNED dedication copy by the author to the title page 'Richard Turner Esq. from the compiler E. Wollaston Knocker.' Member of the P.B.F.A.

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        La Plume Revue Littéraire artistique et sociale Année 1898 complète en 24 EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: La Plume, 1898. Fine. La Plume, Paris 1er janvier au 15 décembre 1898, 19x25cm, relié. - First edition of last year led by Leon Deschamps, founder of the magazine prominently features the visual arts. 24 publications met here with a special issue dedicated to Alexander Falguière.binding editor with full canvas fir, smooth back, part of title in red shagreen, gilt floral motif, nets Cold plats.La the cover of the first issue, illustrated by Mucha, is connected head volume.Contributions Theophile Gautier, Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly, Karl Boès, Adolphe Rette, Francis Jammes, Victor Margueritte, Ernest Raynaud, Stuart Merrill, etc ... Many illustrations including a frontispiece watercolor Eugene Grasset and drawings by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Alphonse Mucha, Alexandre Falguière Vivant-Denon, Willette, Jossot, Andhré of Gachons Ferdinand Cazals, Henri Detouche, James Ensor ... The frontispiece of Emile Berchmans announced title page is not present in this copy. Table and index at the end of volume.Dédicace manuscript of a owner on the front garde.Infime tear on the front cover, otherwise rare and beautiful copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de la dernière année dirigée par Léon Deschamps, fondateur de cette revue qui accorde une place prépondérante aux arts visuels. 24 parutions réunies ici dont le numéro exceptionnel consacré à Alexandre Falguière. Reliure de l'éditeur en pleine toile sapin, dos lisse, pièce de titre en chagrin rouge, motif floral doré, filets à froid sur les plats. La couverture du premier numéro, illustrée par Mucha, est reliée en tête de volume. Contributions de Théophile Gautier, Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly, Karl Boès, Adolphe Retté, Francis Jammes, Victor Margueritte, Ernest Raynaud, Stuart Merrill, etc... Nombreuses illustrations dont un frontispice aquarellé d'Eugène Grasset et des dessins de Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Alfons Mucha, Alexandre Falguière, Vivant-Denon, Willette, Jossot, Andhré des Gachons, Ferdinand Cazals, Henri Detouche, James Ensor... Le frontispice de Emile Berchmans annoncé en page de titre n'est pas présent dans notre exemplaire. Table et index en fin de volume. Dédicace manuscrite d'un ancien propriétaire sur la page de garde. Infime accroc sur le premier plat, sinon rare et bel exemplaire.

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        West Chop to Point Judith, Including Buzzards and Narragansett Bay and Providence River. Geo Eldridge Hydrographer

      Boston: S. Thaxter & Son, 1898.. This is a chart on heavy paper, linen backed, measuring 43 3/4 x 29 inches. It gives a detailed view of coasts and waters bewtween Point Judith and the western end of Martha's Vineyard, as far north as Fall River. Lights and areas covered by each light are indicated in red. The chart also shows frequent soundings, positions of lightships, and coastal locations. This is a very scarce chart, and is even harder to find in excellent condition, as this one is.

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        La femme et le pantin EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Mercure de France, 1898. Fine. Mercure de France, Paris 1898, 14,5x23cm, broché sous chemise et étui. - First edition, one of 550 numbered copies on Alfa paper. Precious autograph dedication signed by the author Paul Bourget. Our copy is presented in shirt flaps lined with red morocco, when golden tail, almond felt inside, and lined in red morocco case, inside red felt, the whole being signed Devauchelle. Spine slightly lightened by sun light, nice copy. Provenance: from the Hubert Heilbronn library bookplate pasted on the inside cover of the folder. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 550 exemplaires numérotés sur alfa. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Pierre Louys à Paul Bourget. Notre exemplaire est présenté sous chemise à rabats bordée de maroquin rouge, date dorée en queue, intérieur de feutrine amande, et sous étui bordé de maroquin rouge, intérieur de feutrine rouge, l'ensemble étant signé de Devauchelle. Dos très légèrement insolé, agréable exemplaire. Provenance : de la bibliothèque Hubert Heilbronn avec son ex-libris encollé sur le contreplat de la chemise.

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      William Heinemann, 1898. First edition, first issue, 16pp adverts "Autumn Announcements 1897". Original grey cloth hardback binding, very good with a little general rubbing, joints sound with no splitting. Contents very good and tight, previous owner's signature dated 1898 and later address added to the front free endpaper, light toning to the endpapers, and a little spotting internally not effecting the text, generally very good. A very good copy of the first edition, first issue confirmed by the presence of 16 pages of publisher's adverts to the rear. SERIOUS OFFERS ALWAYS CONSIDERED. First Edition, First Issue. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo.

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        The Lives of Mabâ' Seyôn and Gabra Krestôs. The Ethiopic Texts Edited with an English Translation and a Chapter on the Illustrations of Ethiopic MSS

      W. Giggs. 1898. First Edition, thick 4to, [ii],lxxxiiipp., 144, 65 leaves printed on one side only, limited to 300 numbered copies printed for private circulation, 92 fine chromolithograph plates, 1 double-page plate, 33 illustrs., expertly re-bound in full purple morocco with the original spine and covers inlaid, a nice copy. E.A. Wallis Budge (1857-1934) was the Curator of Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities at the British Museum from 1894 to 1924. Along with his post at the British Museum, he was a Sometime Scholar of Christ's College, a scholar at the University of Cambridge, Tyrwhitt, and a Hebrew Scholar. Best known for his numerous translatory works, Budge collected a large number of Coptic, Greek, Arabic, Syriac, Ethiopian, and Egyptian Papyri manuscripts. He was also involved in numerous archaeology digs in Egypt, Mesopotamia and the Sudan. Ethiopian texts reprinted, with English translation and superb facsimile plates by Griggs. Lady Meux Manuscript No. 1.

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

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

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