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        Bürgerliches Gesetzbuch nebst Einführungsgesetz erläutert von G. Planck in Verbindung mit A. Achilles, F. Andre, M. Greiff u.a.. - Komplett mit 7 Bänden - 1. Bd.: Einleitung und Allgemeiner Teil, 2. Bd.: Recht der Schuldverhältnisse, 3. Bd.: Sachenrecht, 4. Bd.: Familienrecht, 5. Bd.: Erbrecht, 6. Bd.: Einführungsgesetz, 7. Bd.: Wort- und Sachregister.

      J. Guttentag, Berlin. Band 1: 2.A. 1898 / Bd. 2-7: Erste u. zweite Auflage 1900 - 1902.. 23,5 x 16,5 cm. Sieben uniforme, braune Originalhalblederbände auf je 4 falschen Bünden mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln und Bandnummern. Die Einbände nur leicht berieben, das Bezugspapier mit vereinzelten, leichten Kratzern. Bd. 1: VI, III, 291 Seiten / Bd. 2: XIV, 651 Seiten / Bd. 3: XIV, 750 Seiten / Bd.4: XII, 667 Seiten / Bd. 5: XIII, 707 Seiten / Bd.6: VII, 411 Seiten / Bd.7: 142 Seiten. Die in den Deckel geklebten Vorsatzblätter teils mit Falten, Vorsätze leicht leimschattig, die Bände innen sonst sauber, siehe auch Anmerkung. Geprüftes, vollständiges Exemplar in gutem Zustand.. Bd. 1: Auf den Seiten 94, 95 und 108 wurden zu einzelnen Paragrafen maschineschriftliche Notizstreifen am Bundsteg zusätzlich eingeklebt, kein Textverlust. Die übrigen Bände notizfrei und innen sehr sauber. Bände 4, 5 und 7 mit einem Ex-Libris Kautz ( mit Wappen und Kauz) im Innendeckel. // Ein BGB - Kommentar, der lange Zeit als Standardwerk gelten durfte. #RechtUeb

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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        18 Bände

      . Archiv-Vorlagen hrsg. von Henning Borek, Braunschweig, (1898-1995). Über 900 aufgezogene Tafeln, historische Bilddokumente mit fachlich fundiertem text. Kunstleder im Schuber., quart..

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        Die praktischen Arbeiten des Buchbinders. Von Paul Adam (Leiter der Fachschule für kunstgewerbliche Buchbinderei in Düsseldorf).

      Wien / Pest / Leipig, A.Hartleben's Verlag, 1898. - *Erste Ausgabe. - [Ohne den Reihentitel: A. Hartleben's mechanisch-technische Bibliothek ; Band 10.] - Fliegendes Vortitelblatt mit ganzseitiger Widmung für den 'Meister der Fachschule der Buchbinder-Innung zu Hamburg, A.H.Busch', datiert: Hamburg, Ostern 1898. (10) 128 (2) Seiten mit 129 Abbildungen (davon 1 als Farbtafel 'Kammschnitt in drei Fortschreitungen'), prächtige Vorsatzpapiere, Orig.-Leinen, Groß-8°. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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 - 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ILLUSTRATED ATLAS OF SONOMA COUNTY CALIFORNIA Compiled and Published from Personal Examinations, Official Records, and Actual Surveys

      Santa Rosa: Reynolds & Procter, 1898. First edition . Lower corner of first page of text torn away with partial loss of 1 word, several text pages with tears to margins, else complete and about very good.. Folio, rebound to style in vintage leather-grained black cloth and brown morocco. Decorative gilt title from original front cover retained and inset on front board; 17 x 17 inches, (5)-80, 64 pp. Illustrated with colored maps printed on heavy stock and many halftone reproductions from photographs.. First section contains a full-page map of California and a complete atlas of the county comprised of 75 detailed maps of cities, townships, rural areas, etc. fully indexed. The second section is illustrated with photos and descriptive text of homes, industries, notable citizens, etc. Cowan (vol. iv.) #584; Rocq #14837. Rare.

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        The Story of the Malakand Field Force An Episode of Frontier War . With maps, plans, etc.

      London, New York & Bombay: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1898 - Octavo. Original green cloth, spine lettered in gilt, front cover with panel in blind lettered gilt, black endpapers. A couple of tiny spots to cloth, hinge cracked at half title, a little faint toning of contents. An excellent copy. Frontispiece portrait and 6 maps, 4 of them folding and coloured, 4 full-page. First edition, home issue, only printing, first state of Churchill's first book, this copy without the errata slip at p.1, catalogue dated 12/97. A very attractive copy and uncommon in such excellent condition. Relates his exploits with the Malakand field force, led by Sir Bindon Blood, on the Northwest Frontier of India in 1897, based on Churchill's despatches to the Daily Telegraph and the Pioneer Mail. As Churchill was still in India when the book was published, the final editing was undertaken by his uncle Moreton Frewen, husband of Clara Jerome, Jennie's elder sister, resulting in numerous small errors which were corrected the following year in the Silver Library edition. Cohen A1.1.b; Woods A1a.

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        Autograph Note Signed

      Schwaz, Tirol [Tyrol] Austria: Bjornstjerne Bjornson, 1898. No binding.. Fine. An AUTOGRAPH NOTE ADDRESSED, WRITTEN, SIGNED, PLACED, and DATED FROM BJORNSTJERNE BJORNSON to William J. [Dornut?], Esq in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in response to an inquiry made by [Dornut] to Bjornstjerne in which Bjornstjerne states: "Dear Sir, Mr. Clemens Peter- / sen of [illegible] New- / York, is the best one I know / to deliver an address upon / my works and myself. // Truly Yours // Bjornson Bjornstjerne // Schwaz, Tirol, 1898 28/9". [The card measures approximately 3 1/2 inches x 5 1/2 inches and is in Fine condition with only a bit of bumping to the corners.] Norwegian author Bjornstjerne Bjornson won the 1903 Nobel Prize in Literature "as a tribute to his noble, magnificent and versatile poetry, which has always been distinguished by both the freshness of its inspiration and the rare purity of its spirit". (The third winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, Bjornson also is celebrated in Norway for having written the Norwegian National Anthem's lyrics.) Known as the "feared dictator" of cultural and intellectual life in both Denmark and Norway in the mid-Nineteenth Century, Clemens Petersen attacked Denmark's literary establishment, turning to Norwegian writers for inspiration. Petersen proclaimed that Bjornson's novel "Synnove Solbakken" signaled a new beginning for Norwegian and Danish literature and was such a great champion of Bjornson that his ardor at times embarrassed the Norwegian. (Petersen was one of the first to recognize Ibsen's talent as well.) Bjornstjerne and Petersen were close friends and, notably, Bjornstjerne was a public defender of homosexuality. When Petersen's homosexuality became known, Petersen fled Denmark for the United States, with Bjornstjerne helping Peterson finance the trip, and the correspondence between the two men reflects their close relationship, with Bjornstjerne calling Petersen "My half-life". In our experience, both books signed by Bjornson and signed correspondence in his hand are far from common, with such items from most other Nobelists in Literature being much more readily available. The note herein described has a particularly nice subject matter as it relates to Bjornson's dear friend and champion Clemens Petersen. A Fine AUTOGRAPH NOTE ADDRESSED, WRITTEN, SIGNED, PLACED, and DATED FROM BJORNSTJERNE BJORNSON and REFERRING TO HIS DEAR FRIEND AND CHAMPION CLEMENS PETERSEN.

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        Alfred Lord Tennyson, a Memoir By His Son

      The MacMillan Co, New York 1898 - Octavo. In four volumes, 246, 270, 260 and 291pp., portrait frontispieces, from the library of S. William Anderson, bound in 3/4 red morocco over marble paper covered boards with matching endpapers, top edges gilt, all others uncut and unopened, raised bands compartments lettered and decorated in gilt, spine slightly darkened otherwise a very handsome set.

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        The War of the Worlds

      London: William Heinemann 1898, 1st Edition. (Hardcover) viii, 303, plus 16 pages of publisher's advertisements. Very good. Octavo. Original grey cloth boards with black lettering. Edges untrimmed. Publishers device on rear board. An attractive clean copy. Wells Society 14. The earliest issue of the book with the inserted publishers catalogue dated mdcccxcvii. Well's great classic of interplanetary invision from Mars. The basis of two great films and Orsen Welles's great radio drama. Overall a very nice attractive copy of the first issue..

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        Children In Prison And Other Cruelties of Prison Life.

      Murdoch & Co., London. (1898) - Original loose folded rough paper wrappers (fold now split through), pp 16, stapled as issued. Stamp to title-page, some light foxing, which seems to be usual. Now presented in custom dark green cloth box, green moroco label, gilt, to top cover, green speckled morocco filets, gilt, felt lined and with green silk ribbon.The First Separate Edition. Mason 26. First printed in the Daily Chronicle May 28 1897, here is a Publisher’s Note appealing for help for Martin, a warder in Reading Gaol known to Wilde, who was dismissed for sharing biscuits (which he had also shared with Wilde) with a boy "a tiny little chap, for whom they had evidently been unable to find clothes small enough to fit" incarcerated there. "People nowadays do not understand what cruelty is. ordinary cruelty is simply stupidity. the present treatment of children is terrible. a child is utterly contaminated by prison life ". See Ellman p 485, 498. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Album di costumi sardi.

      Dessì, Sassari 1898 - Frontespizio: Con note illustrative di Enrico Costa. Dieci dispense in-folio reale, pp. 20 con 1 tav. in cromolitografia a monogramma GW sciolta e 2 incisioni b/n di Barbanti n.t. + Pp. 21-32 con 1 tav. in cromolitografia a monogramma GW sciolta + Pp. 33-40 con 1 tav. in cromolitografia a monogramma GW sciolta e 2 incisioni b/n di Barbanti n.t. + Pp. 41-48 con 1 tav. in cromolitografia a monogramma GW sciolta e 1 incisione b/n di Barbanti n.t. + Pp. 49-60 con 1 tav. in cromolitografia a monogramma GW sciolta, 2 tavv. fot. b/n di Laverie e di Iglesias a firma Rodrequez n.t. e 1 ritr. fot. b/n di uomo in costume sardo+ Pp. 61-72 con 1 tav. in cromolitografia a monogramma GW sciolta e 4 incisioni b/n di Barbanti n.t. e 1 ritr. femm. b/n n.t. + Pp. 73-80 con 1 tav. in cromolitografia a monogramma GW sciolta e 4 incisioni b/n di Barbanti n.t. + Pp. 81-92 con 1 tav. in cromolitografia a monogramma GW sciolta, 2 tavv. fot. b/n di Saccargia e Ploaghe n.t. e 2 tavv. fot. b/n n.t. + Pp. 93-104 con 1 tav. in cromolitografia a monogramma GW sciolta, 1 tav. fot. b/n di Oristano n.t. e 1 tav. fot. b/n n.t. + Pp. 105-120 con 1 tav. in cromolitografia a monogramma GW sciolta, 1 tav. b/n a piena pag. n.t., 1 tav. fot. b/n di Tempio a firma Dessì, 1 tav. fot. b/n di Torre Del Porto, 1 tav. fot. b/n n.t. e 1 ritr. fot. b/n di Manca n.t. Bross. avorio magnificamente ill. con 1 cromolitografia raffigurante la Sardegna entro fiammante cornice tip. in cromolitografia con gli stemmi delle città sarde e della Sardegna a firma Gavino Clemente. Le dispense sono contenute in una cartella diplomatica in mz. tl. verde con angoli, alette e lacci, fregi gigliati impressi a secco agli angoli e ai piatti, tit. e incisione in argento raffigurante uomo in costume sardo a cavallo impresso al piatto. Tracce di consunzione alla cartella, fioriture diffuse particolarmente evidenti a una tav. cromolitografica. Testo su due colonne.

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        Hunting Trips in the Caucasus. With 96 illustrations and map

      London: Rowland Ward 1898 - first edition; xvi, 319 pp., frontis., folding map in sleeve at back; original blue cloth, hand stamp to the title page, covers faded, spine slightly discolored near base, else very good. Photos available upon request.

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        Text-book of physiology

      Edinburgh: Pentland, 1898-1900. Sharpey-Schäfer, Edward Albert (1850-1935), editor. Text-book of physiology. 2 vols. xviii, [2], 1036; xxiv, [2], 1365pp. 8-page publisher?s catalogues at end of both volumes. 3 chromolithographed plates in Vol. I, text illustrations. Edinburgh & London: Y. J. Pentland, 1898-1900. 250 x 157 mm. Original cloth, gilt-stamped spines, somewhat shaken, light wear. Good to very good. Former owner?s name on Vol. I front endpaper. First Edition. ?A collective work and a classic textbook of physiology. Sharpey-Schäfer is one of the greatest names in British physiology? (Garrison-Morton [online] 649). Each chapter in the book was the work of a leading authority on the subject; Sharpey-Schäfer himself contributed the chapters on the biochemistry of blood, the milk glands, the neuron, the cerebral cortex, and the metabolism.

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        Isabella or The Pot of Basil

      Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company,, 1898. Illustrated and Decorated by W. B. MacDougall. Quarto. Original green cloth, gilt lettered spine, large decorative gilt stamp on front cover, top edges gilt, untrimmed. Title page printed in red & black; illustrations and letterpress printed within decorative borders designed by MacDougall. A very good copy. First US edition illustrated by MacDougall (issued in the same year as the London edition) and scarce: Copac lists just the British Library copy in British and Irish institutional libraries and OCLC locates a further 6 (California State Library, Delaware, Northwestern, Morgan Library, New York University, Pennsylvania State Library). An attractive example of 1890s book production with striking designs by the Scottish artist and illustrator William Brown MacDougall (1868-1936), a member of the prestigious New English Art Club, who had also collaborated with Aubrey Beardsley, whose style is a clear influence in this edition of Keats's poem.

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        Oesterreichische "Chemiker-Zeitung": Zeitschrift für Nahrungsmittel-Untersuchung, Hygiene und Warenkunde (11 KOMPLETTE Jahrgänge) - Neue Folge: Jg. 1 (1898) bis Jg. 11 (1908); entspricht Jg. XII bis XXII der "Zeitschrift für Nahrungsmittel-Untersuchung, Hygiene und Warenkunde.

      Verlag der "Osterreichischen Chemiker-Zeitung"; 1898 - 1908.. gebundene Ausgabe. Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel...). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig; Papier altersbedingt leicht nachgedunkelt; Der Buchzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 11 Jahrgänge; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten;

      [Bookseller: Petra Gros - Versandantiquariat]
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        The Malay Archipelago: the Land of the Orang - Utan and the Bird of Paradise. A Narrative of Travel, with Studies of Man and Nature. [Tenth Edition]. REMARKABLY BRIGHT, CLEAN COPY

      8vo., Tenth Edition, with frontispiece (original tissue guard present), title - vignette, 7 plates, very numerous illustrations and maps (a number full - page) in the text, a folding coloured map and a folding map coloured in outline, top lightly dust - soiled, minimal spotting to fore - edge; green cloth, gilt back, black endpapers, upper hinge paper parted (but binding entirely sound), a remarkably well - preserved, bright, clean, fresh copy. With contemporary prize bookplate on front paste - down. The most celebrated work, dedicated appropriately to Darwin, by the co - discoverer of the process of evolution through natural selection. The tenth edition, first published in 1890, is the definitive text, for in it Wallace incorporates the latest results of researches by subsequent travellers to the region and adds footnotes wherever his original facts or conclusions are modified by later discoveries. His well - known appendix on the crania and the languages of man in the archipelago includes a glossary of one hundred and seventeen words in thirty - three languages of the region. A LOVELY COPY OF A KEY WORK IN THE LITERATURE OF EVOLUTION.

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        The Wonderful Century. Its Successes and Its Failures

      London (&) New York: Swan Sonnenschein & Co., Limd. (&) Dodd, Mead & Co, 1898. Hardback, 140mm x 206mm tall (5.5" x 8.25" approx.). Pp xii, 400 + b/w photo frontispiece plate and 12 multi-folding diagram leaves. Prelims lightly toned and minor rubs to board corners, otherwise very good, in the original blind & gilt-decorated, green cloth-covered boards/gilt titles. Signed in pencil to the upper corner of the half-title: "Dr. A. Wallace". Although we cannot guarantee this to be in the Author's own hand, we feel there to be sufficient points identical to elements of his earlier signature [such as, for example that printed at the foot of the portrait photo frontispiece plate] possibly to indicate the Doctor's ownership of the volume after its acquisition in 1898 when he would have been 75/76.. Signed?. First Edition. Decorated Cloth. Very Good. 8vo..

      [Bookseller: Christopher Baron]
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        THE BALLAD OF READING GAOL By C 3 3

      Leonard Smithers. London. 1898. FIRST EDITION. One of just 800 copies printed on hand made paper. There were another 30 issued on Vellum. Tall 8vo. (9 x 5.8 inches). Very good copy in publishers plain mustard coloured cloth covered boards and white linen spine with gilt lettering. The spine is toned but the gilt still bright and clear. The corners are a little bumped but overall a very good copy. --- Published under the pseudonym "C. 3. 3." which stood for his cell block, landing and cell number, while serving 2 years for Gross Indecency, the poem is based on the execution of a fellow inmate who had been convicted of murdering his wife and generated one of the great verses from Wilde, "Yet each man kills the thing he loves, By each let this be heard, Some do it with a bitter look, Some with a flattering word, The coward does it with a kiss, The brave man with a sword !".

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

      London, William Heinemann, 1898, first British edition. Slate gray binding with a life preserver in gilt on front cover, his third novel, issued earlier by Dodd, Mead in America under the title The Children of the Sea A Tale of the Forecastle, this copy with 32 pages of ads at the end, undated and with the publisher's spine imprint in uniform small letters (no priority as to the latter), Cagle A3.c.1, binding state c. Very good indeed.

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        An autograph letter signed to Baroness Caccamisi (Blanche Marchesi, mezzo-soprano and voice teacher [1863-1940]) seeking to find a convenient time to visit her in between his many rehearsal commitments

      - Three pages octavo (in French), undated but with the original stamped addressed envelope postmarked London, 2 July 1898. They had appeared together on the same program on Thursday 23 June. Offered with a vintage gelatin silver photographic portrait (postcard-format) of Saint-Saëns. Use [Ask Bookseller a Question] option below to confirm availability.

      [Bookseller: Michael Treloar Antiquarian ANZAAB/ILAB]
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        The Ballad of Reading Gaol by C.3.3

      London: Leonard Smithers,, 1898. Octavo. Original cream linen-backed purple cloth boards, gilt lettered spine, gilt floral motif by Charles Ricketts on front cover, untrimmed. Book label of Robert Booth, noted 1890s collector, on front pastedown. Spine toned and rolled, sides lightly soiled, customary offsetting from pastedowns to endpapers. Third edition limited to 99 copies numbered in purple ink and signed by Wilde, who referred to it as the "author's edition". It was issued just one month after the first edition, and Wilde himself insisted on the new colour for the binding and Rickett's design for the front cover. Wilde used the pseudonym "C.3.3." as this was his number in Reading Gaol, indicating that he occupied Cell 3 on the third landing of Gallery C. "The Ballad of Reading Gaol was selling as no poem had sold for years. One shop sold fifty copies on the morning of publication. Smithers had only risked printing 400 out of a projected 800 copies of the first edition] in January, but early in February he ordered 400 more, and the same month had to print another thousand" (Richard Ellmann, Oscar Wilde, pp. 525-26).

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        Red and Black: A Story of Provincial France

      New York: Brentano's, 1898. Very Good. New York: Brentano's, 1898. 439 p. Red cloth with striped black stamping and gilt lettering. First American trade edition, first printing. (Published the same year as the limited edition from G.H. Richmond & Son translated by Robins, priority unknown. Precedes the first UK by two years. Encylopedia of Literary Translation into English O. Classe 1331.) Very Good condition. Pages clean, albeit brittle with age with a few small tears and chips to first ten pages or so. Name written on ffep, dated 1917. Wear to paste down, probably from a removed bookplate. Front and rear hinges professionally repaired. Cloth at head and tail lightly worn, slight crease to edge of front board, light scuffing and rubbing to cloth. Scarce English-language appearance of the novel Le Rouge et le Noir: Chronique du XIXe siecle, translated by Charles Tergie.

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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.

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        The Novels [Works] of Jane Austen Edited by R Brimley Johnson Illustrated by C E and H M Brock Include: Pride and Prejudice; Sense and Sensibility; Northanger Abbey; Mansfield Park; Persuasion; Emma

      London: J.M. Dent and Co., 1898., 1898. First Brock Colour Illustrated Edition. First Colour Plate Edition overall. In 10 volumes. Octavo. pp. xxxii, 163; 218; ix, 191; 210; vii, 245; 249; vii, 245; 258; ix, 245; v, 261. Portrait frontispiece to vol.I from the painting by Zoffani, and 59 illustrations in colour by C.E. and H.M. Brock, all with tissue guard. In new Atkinson's green half calf leather bindings with green cloth boards, raised bands and gilt titles to spines. All in fine or near-fine condition; a really beautiful set. Gilson E90. Book Collector No.271, 'The Great Illustrators'.

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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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        39 Original-Photographien aus Französisch-Westafrika (Afrique occidentale francaise, A.O.F.).

      um 1898.. Enthält 39 Original-Photographien auf 3 Kartontafeln vorne und hinten fest montiert. 4°, ungebunden.. Oft von privater Hand der Zeit betitelt. Ethnologisch und geographisch interessante Photographien, oft von Eingeborenen, einige beim Ackerbau, Schulkonder, ein Missionar (Monsigneur Hacquard sur le "Borguis-Desbordes", Novembre 1898), die Aufnahmen entstanden in Saint Louis, Bamako und Kayes, heute Mali, damals die französische Kolonie Französisch-Sudan. Französisch-Sudan (französisch Soudan Francais) in Westafrika, hatte zwei Existenzperioden. Die erste reichte von 1890 bis 1902 und die zweite von 1920 bis 1960. Anschließend wurde das Gebiet unter dem Namen Mali unabhängig. Unsere Aufnahmen fallen also in die erste Periode! - Meist mittel- bis kleinformatige schwarzweiße Photographien (die variierenden Formate zwischen 8x11 cm, bzw. 11x8 cm, je nach Hoch- oder Querformat und ca. 5x9, 9x5 cm). Meist stärker ausgeblichen und gebräunt, dennoch alle gut erkennbar. Die Kartons teilsweise etwas wasserrandig, leichtere Stauchungen der Kanten und Ecken. - Die Bildunterschriften in Französisch! - Zum Missionar Hacquard findet sich auf der Seite http://die-missionen.blogspot.fr/2014/05/msgr-hacquard-apostolischer-vikar-von.html: "Bischof Augustin Hacquard M.Afr., Apostol. Vikar von Französisch-Sudan. Er war ein Missionspionier in der Sahara und beeindruckte seine Umgebung sowohl durch seine Tapferkeit und Willenskraft als auch durch seine einnehmende Art. Er ertrank am Gründonnerstag 1901 im Niger im Alter von 41 Jahren."

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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. 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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        BOY WHO DREW CATS

      - HEARN,LAFCADIO. JAPANESE FAIRY TALES: THE BOY WHO DREW CATS. Tokyo: Hasegawa no date [1898]. 8vo, crepe paper with silk ties, fine. Number 23 of the crepe paper series, beautifully illustrated in color. BAL 7930.

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        The War of the Worlds

      London, United Kingdom: William Heinemann, 1898. Colonial Edition. Red pebble cloth with Black titles (spine faded and mild wear to extremities) pp viii 303. Copy is mostly clean with the odd finger mark, eps contain publishers list, gutter split (mull and hinge good) book sellers stamp to front ep and date stamp to rear pastedown.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        Lake County: The Sanitarium of California: The Switzerland of America. Southern Pacific Company Sunset, Ogden and Shasta Routes.

      Southern Pacific Company, [San Francisco] 1898 - A scarce and apparently unrecorded broadside advertising rail service by the Southern Pacific through Napa County all the way to Calistoga. 7 x 28 inches, printed in red black and blue. Two maps of the area. One snag of about 1/2 inch with slight border loss at the side, else a very good and clean item.The text on the broadside extols the many wonderful places to visit. Fares given at the bottom. The first inset map is of the Southern Pacific Line up to Calistoga and lists the following stops in the Napa Valley; Napa, Yountville, Rutherford, St. Helena, and Calistoga. The other map shows tourist destinations reached by coach in Lake County. This line began its life as the Napa Valley Rail Road. It was built from the head of navigation on the Napa River, Soscol, near Skaggs Island, to Napa, St. Helena, and Calistoga. It was backed by a group headed by Samuel Brannan, a Calistoga resort owner and famous early California journalist. The track from Soscol to Napa was completed on July 11, 1865. The Napa Valley Rail Road reached Oakville on September 15, 1867, St. Helena on February 27, 1868, and Calistoga on July 31, 1868. After the California Pacific built through the lower Napa Valley to Vallejo, the Napa Valley Rail Road built a connection south to the California Pacific at Adelante in January, 1869. The California Pacific purchased the Napa Valley Rail Road in June 1869 when the it was sold under foreclosure. The Central Pacific Company purchased the California Pacific in 1876 and leased the line to the Southern Pacific in 1885. Southern Pacific continued to operate passenger service to Calistoga until 1929. In the 1980s, as freight service declined, the track beyond St. Helena was abandoned. In 1987 the track from Napa to St. Helena was sold to the new Napa Valley Railroad for operation of the Napa Valley Wine Train.The new NVRR operating company was formed in 1987 by local entrepreneurs and headed by Vincent DeDomenico. DeDomenico was a veteran of more than 50 years in the food business and was formerly the president of Golden Grain, a company founded by his father and famous for its Rice-A-Roni. DeDomnico purchased the Ghirardelli Chocolate Company in 1964 and sold both it and Golden Grain to the Quaker Oats Company in 1986. The NVRR acquired the right of way after Southern Pacific notified the Interstate Commerce Commission in 1985 of its intent to abandon the line. The new company's plans to create a tourist-oriented Wine Train were strongly opposed by local community activists and several city governments. The company eventually overcame these obstacles. The Napa Valley Wine Train has been in operation since September 16, 1989 and has now carried more than 2 million passengers. This train has a capacity of 370 passengers and typically makes two runs a day. The train is normally pulled by two of the four late-1950s era Alco FPA-4 engines in the company's inventory.

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        Struwel Peter. Deckel: Strewel Peter. A picture book for boys and girls.

      New York, McLoughlin Bros., 1898. - 2°. 32 unn. Seiten mit zahlr., meist farbigen Bildern. Farb. ill. OHalbleinenband. Kanten bestoßen, Innengelenk unten 3 cm. aufgeplatzt. Vorderdeckel mit kl. Fehlstellen im Papierbezug. 2 Seiten mit Randabriß. Trotz der beschriebenen Mängel ordentliches Exemplar dieser seltenen Struwwelpeter-Ausgabe. Nicht bei Baumgartner. Vgl. IV, 4.

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        Hosokawa-ryu Bonseki-zu.

      ca 1898 - 50 Original-Tuschezeichnungen. Kl. 8° quer (Format ca. 13,5x19,3 cm), Blockbuchbindung mit violettem Seidenbezug. Japanisches Original-Zeichenbuch mit Illustrationen zum Anlegen eines Miniaturgartens! Bonkei ist die japanische Bezeichnung für das Anlegen von eben diesen kleinen Gärten, das auch das Anpflanzen von Bonsaibäumen beinhaltet! - Bonkei is Japanese for tray landscape. Design of miniature garden. In Japanisch! - Der empfindliche Seidenbezug einige Male etwas beschabt, an den Rändern mit Läsuren und kleineren Einrissen, an den Rändern leicht ausgeblichen, vereinzelt kleinere Löcher. Mit Wurmfraß der fast komplett durch den Buchblock geht, die längste Ausbreitung ca. 2 cm, dadurch am Ende leichter Bildverlust, am Anfang um den startenden Wurmfraß ein kleiner Wasserrand, insg. aber von guter Erhaltung mit wunderschönen Originalmalereien!

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        The Decoration of Houses.

      B.T. Batsford, London. 1898 - First U.K. edition. Royal octavo. pp xxii, 204. 56 plates. Eight-page publisher's catalogue at rear. Red cloth decorated in gilt and blind. Top edge gilt. The author's first book under this name (her Verses of 1878 was privately printed under the name Edith Newbold Jones).Contemporary (1899) gift inscription on front free endpaper. Hinges cracked but tight. Free endpapers tanned. Head and tail of spine a bit rubbed. Two corners slightly bumped. Very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Red and Black: A Story of Provincial France

      New York: Brentano's, 1898. Very Good. New York: Brentano's, 1898. 439 p. Red cloth with striped black stamping and gilt lettering. First American trade edition, first printing. (Published the same year as the limited edition from G.H. Richmond & Son translated by Robins, priority unknown. Precedes the first UK by two years. Encylopedia of Literary Translation into English O. Classe 1331.) Very Good condition. Pages clean, albeit brittle with age with a few small tears and chips to first ten pages or so. Name written on ffep, dated 1917. Wear to paste down, probably from a removed bookplate. Front and rear hinges professionally repaired. Cloth at head and tail lightly worn, slight crease to edge of front board, light scuffing and rubbing to cloth. Scarce English-language appearance of the novel Le Rouge et le Noir: Chronique du XIXe siecle, translated by Charles Tergie.

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        Cyrano de Bergerac

      Librairie Charpentier et Fasquelle 1898 - Paris: Librairie Charpentier et Fasquelle, 1898. First edition. Hardcover. 225 pp. Very good. Light wear to the spine and edges with a small bump to the fore edge of the boards and the fifth spine panel. The bottom of the rear board has a small instance of tape residue. Minor toning to the edges of the leaves. In a contemporary unsigned binding. Quarter leather with marbled paper boards and marbled endpapers. Six gilt tooled panels, author and title on the second panel. The first trade edition after a limited edition of fifty printed on Japanese paper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE LIFE AND WORKS OF ALFRED LORD TENNYSON Complete in 14 Volumes

      Croscup & Sterling Company, New York 1898 - Three quarters bound in crimson levant morocco and marbled paper over boards; six-compartment spines titled and decorated in gold; top edges gold; green silk ribbon markers; each volume with exquisite hand-colored frontispiece and title pages printed on Japon vellum; all etchings, engravings and facsimiles present as called for--a few in each volume; corners worn through; some apparent moisture exposure to the corners of two volumes (does not diminish the shelf presence). This is a very attractive set, beautifully printed. Final four volumes are composed of Hallam Tennyson's memoir of his father. International and expedited shipping will vary depending on destination and will need to be quoted. Royal Edition, limited to 26 lettered copies of which this is "B". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        PINOCCHIO'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND

      COLLODI,CARLO. (QUENTIN) PINOCCHIO'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. Trans. from Italian by Hezekiah Butterworth. Boston: Jordan Marsh (1898). 8vo, green pictorial cloth lettered in gilt, 212 p., spine faded else VG+. (including a 2 page introduction by Hezekiah Butterworth). The first edition printed in America was published by Jordan Marsh in 1898. The book offfered here features 4 color plates by RENE QUENTIN that did not appear in the 1898 edition (they are dated 1899). This edition is the first edition with these illustrations, and more importantly according to Wunderlich, this is the first known Pinocchio with colorplates in the U.S. (p.49 1899?a). Also illustrated with black & white chapter heads and tailpieces.

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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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        Amazing eyewitness account of Theodore Roosevelt leading his charge at the Battle of San Juan Hill: "In trying to get through the fence I was caught by my sword belt and for thirty seconds was the only man in sight of the Spaniards and it is a miracle that I was not hit twenty times."

      [Cuba], 1898. "Archive,12 pp ALS [Cuba] [1898] written in pencil by Edwin Cole to his wife. The letter itself is written in pencil and some parts are very faint. However, it comes with a very early typescript probably done by Cole. Also included in this archive are 8 letters dating from 1912 to 1919 from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to Edwin Cole, most signed by Richard Maclaurin, MIT?s President (1909-1920) commending him for his work at MIT. In full Cole writes,, ""My darling wife: It is with devout thankfulness that I am able to write to you for my time had certainly very nearly come the other day. It was simply frightful, and we were sacrificed by trying to do against modern effective small arms what was formerly considered only a last resort. Take the famous Lookout Mountain and the enemy had rifles that could be fired but twice a minute, Our enemy had long range rifles which were fired but twice a minute. Yet we were ordered without any attempt at flanking or maneuvering to go up and take it. We started at three in the morning and about seven came up with two of our guns in position and saw the first of it. They were firing and the enemy was answering them and the shells were bursting right over them. We halted about fifty yards away and saw several men knocked over and then we marched across their line of fire right under the bursting shells. This seemed like pretty ticklish business to us who were green. Shortly after that we arrived in sight of a block house on top of a hill and were ordered into position. The diagram will give you an idea. (see scan for diagram). We were first ordered in the dense thicket the one on the rights of the line and several of the regiment on various parts. It was all swept by fire. Then we were successively in the open field. At one time ""A"" company which I joined when the fighting began was in the field where I marked up above. I was where the dot is and for some reason none of the men in my immediate vicinity were hit but the right was shot all to pieces and had to draw back and we were left alone and had to run for shelter. In trying to get through the fence I was caught by my sword belt and for thirty seconds was the only man in sight of the Spaniards and it is a miracle that I was not hit twenty times. A soldier reached up and unbuckled my belt and I got through. About ten minutes afterward we went through the fence and after them. Capt. Wetherill went through our opening and I followed him. Some of the men did not come and I turned back and yelled at them and swore at them and stayed at that fence holding apart the wires for several minutes. When I turned to the fence I saw Wetherill and 30 seconds afterward I missed him and we never got a chance to look for him until 24 hrs. afterward Atkinson found his body. He was shot through the forehead and did not go a yard after he got through the fence. I ran on up to the top of the hill. When I got there the enemy was in full retreat. Ord was killed leading the charge right at the top. Our regiment outfired terribly, losing 137 killed, wounded, and missing out of 450. ""A"" company lost 4 killed and 9 wounded, 2 not accounted for, probably dead. Sc was shot in the foot the next day. Well after it was over the enemy fell back to a new position and commenced a most terrific fire. We were put in the second line but were under such fire that we could not get more than three feet above the ground and beside their shells were shrieking over our heads and occasionally bursting right over us. This kept up until dark and then we could not light fires and had to live on hard tack and sleep without any shelter. The next morning bright and early it started and kept up till dark and we had to hug the ground all day while a stream of bullets never ceasing screamed over and every once in a while a big shell would scream and shriek along and twice they burst directly over our heads throwing fragments all among us, fortunately hitting no one. Just before sundown it rained very hard and we had to lay flat and take it. At sundown it stopped only to be renewed by an hour of terrific firing, about none o' clock and then it ceased and wet through with no cover but a piece of wet canvas and lying in the mud cold and raw I went to sleep and slept soundly onto be awakened at daybreak by the same firing. About eleven o' clock an order came for me to report back to the corps headquarters as issuing commissary for the whole corps and while it reduced me from captain's pay to lieutenant's it was a welcome order, I had all I wanted and more. I had to make a dangerous trip through country infested with Spanish Guerilla, but about the time I started a flag of truce was sent in to demand the surrender of the city and all firing ceased and now is, they say, to be resumed tomorrow. The 48 hour's rest has been everything for our troops however, and we may have to wait for reinforcements but we will lick them. I have been through one of the most, if not the most terrible battle in history and I never want to hear another shot. The courage displayed by all was simply sublime, but the position is a terribly difficult one to take and anyone who says the Spaniards will not fight is a terrible liar. You need not worry about me as my duty for sometime to come will keep me several miles from danger, It is hard work. I never did a harder day's work in my life than today, but I want to keep out of danger and see my darling again. Poor dear you must have suffered terribly at the reports and will till you can hear definitely from me. Poor Truman was shot through the spine and died today. It brings tears to my eyes every time I think of Wetherill. Col. Egbert though shot right over the heart, through the lung will in all probability recover. All the others will get well with the possible exception of Robertson. Walter Gros, Purphy, Torrey were all shot in the leg. Walker through bone which was not shattered and Simons flesh wound in arm. Chas. Byrne and Hunt were shot through clothing but were not touched. I can't keep my eyes open longer, sweetheart, so goodnight. Lovingly, Edwin."" Added postscript reads, ""I wrote 15 letters this afternoon for officers at the front of the regiment."" The Battle of San Juan Hill was fought on July 1, 1898, near Santiago, Cuba. Colonel Theodore Roosevelt led his Rough Riders on the charge up the hill. The regiment took many casualties, but captured the Spanish stronghold at the top. Henry C. Egbert was commissioned first lieutenant in the 12th U.S. Infantry, 9/23/1861, becoming a captain in 1865, having won 2 brevets and being twice captured, once exchanged and once escaped. After service in the east he was posted to California, commanding Fort Independence in the Owens River Valley from 1869-73 and Fort Yuma, 1874-75. He was captain of the 12th Infantry Battalion during the Nez Perce Campaign of 1877 and in the Bannock War of 1878 in Idaho and surrounding states. Egbert commanded Fort Verde, Arizona in 1880-82, serving in the field against Chiracahua and White Mountain Apaches. During this time he investigated in depth the Cibecue Affair of 1881, his report of 12/10 being a primary source about Indian participation in that and peripheral events. Egbert served at Fort Sully, South Dakota from 1889. He became colonel of the 22nd Infantry in 1898, and served briefly as a Brigadier General of Volunteers during the Spanish American War. He was killed in action at Malinda, Philippine Islands. Fort Egbert, near Eagle, Alaska was ""officially named in memory of Egbert. Alexander Macomb Wetherill of Pennsylvania was appointed From Pennsylvania, Second Lieutenant, 6th United States Infantry, 9 May 1867, First Lieutenant, 28 April 1875, Regimental Quartermaster March 1887 to January 1890, Captain, in January 1890, killed, July 1, 1898 at the battle of San Juan, Santiago, Cuba. Fort Wetherill State Park in Rhode Island is named after the fallen Colonel. The author of the letter, Major Edwin T. Cole went on to become the chairman of the Department of Military Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, later becoming the first tech director on the Board of Directors of Harvard Cooperative Society in the 1920s."

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        Les Epis du Franc-Port. 1898

      1898 - Folio, 33.5 by 25 cm. Title, following by eight plates of original pen and ink drawings of turrets or spires, each with elaborate urns and other ornamental work. An unusual and striking collection of artwork all rendered with great exactitude. Inscribed to a Monsieur Saisan by the presumed artist, whose stylized signature we could not fully make out. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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