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        The Quatrains of Omar Kheyyam

      London - Printed for the Villion Society, 1898. London - Printed for the Villion Society, 1898 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce copy of this translation of poetry by John Payne. Numbered 542 of a limited press for subscribers and private circulation only. Bookplate of Sir Francis Danson to front pastedown. Sir Francis Chatillon Danson (18553 July 1926) was a British average adjuster. He was chairman of the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, for which he was knighted in the 1920 New Year Honours. Condition: In a decorative paper-vellum binding. Externally smart, with just some marks. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean, with just some foxing to the endpapers. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Étude d'une nouvelle formule pour calculer le débit des canaux découverts

      Paris: P. Vicq-Dunod et Cie, 1898. Paris: P. Vicq-Dunod et Cie, 1898. First Edition. Three-quarter morocco. Near fine. First Edition. Three-quarter morocco. 8vo (252 × 165 mm), pp. 55, [1, blank]; one folding engraved plate printed in black and red; pp. 46-55 containing an appendix with 9 printed tables; text crisp, slightly toned; ink inscription to half-title; bound in three-quarter morocco over pebble grained blue cloth boards, corners slightly bumped, else near fine. Extremly rare original offprint from the Annales des ponts et chaussées, 4, 1897, inscribed by the author to William Cawthorne Unwin (1838-1933), then professor of civil and mechanical engineering at the City and Guilds College.'The son of a professor at Nancy, Bazin [1829-1917] attended the Polytechnique and entered the Corps des Ponts et Chausées in 1848. He was sent to Dijon in 1854, where he met Darcy, who assigned him to hydraulic experiments until 1863. He was engineer-in-chief from 1875, when he took overall responsibility for the canal de Bourgogne, becoming inspector general of the corps in 1886 and sitting on its general council. He was also a corresponding member of the Académie from 1900 and a non-resident member from 1913.'An innovator and experimenter of the first order in his field, for half a century no course in applied mathematics was taught either in France or abroad, which did not contain his formulas. He discovered and explained the fact that in open channels the maximum speed of the current often occurs below the surface of the water. He also explained the action of tide in a river and explained the phenomenon known as mascaret (tidal wave in an estuary).' (Bibliotheca Mechanica, p. 26)The work offered here presents the results of Bazin's long studies in open-channel flow begun in 1865. His '1865 treatise on open-channel flow contained a wealth of new information, presented in a lucid style completely at variance with his notoriously timid manner of speaking. The tests had been conducted in canals of cement, wood, brick, gravel, and rock, with rectangular, trapezoidal, and semi-circular cross sections. For conditions of uniform flow it was known that - as in Darcy's pipe tests - the resistance depended not only upon the type of boundary but also upon the relative size of cross-section. In fact, whereas the Prony formula indicated that RS = (a + b/V) V2according to the Darcy-Bazin data this had to have the form RS = (a + b/R) V2which, with variation in the two coefficiants according to boundary material, gave results ranging from half to twice those of Prony's accepted formula.' (Rouse & Ince, History of hydraulics, pp. 173-174)Provenance: William Cawthorne Unwin (1838-1933) 'After receiving a bachelor degree, Unwin became professor of engineering at the Central Technical College, London (1884-1904). In 1868 he became an instructor at the Royal School of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Kensington (1872), later professor of hydraulic engineering at the Royal Indian Engineering College.' (Bibliotheca Mechanica, p. 332)See Rouse & Ince, History of hydraulics, pp. 172-179.Not in Bibliotheca Mechanica; the European Library shows one copy in the BN Paris; OCLC adds Iowa University.

      [Bookseller: Abel Rare Books Ltd.]
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        Complications Sentimentales

      Paris - Alphonse Lemerre, 1898. Paris - Alphonse Lemerre, 1898 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A volume of short stories from the French novelist and critic, Paul Bourget, written in French. Binder's label of Auguste Fonatine to verso of front free-endpaper. Bourget's reputation as a novelist is assured in some academic and intellectual circles but while they were widely popular in his time, his novels have long been largely forgotten by the general reading public. Impressed by the art of Henry Beyle (Stendhal), he struck out on a new course at a moment when the realist school was the vogue in French fiction. With Bourget, observation was mainly directed to the human character. At first his purpose seemed to be purely artistic, but when Le Disciple appeared, in 1889, the preface to that story revealed his moral enthusiasm. After that, he varied between his earlier and his later manner, but his work in general was more seriously conceived. He painted the intricate emotions of women, whether wronged, erring or actually vicious; and he described the ideas, passions and failures of the young men of France. Condition: In a half-leather Morocco binding with marbled boards. Externally smartwith just someslight rubbing. Internally, firmly bound. Armorial prize plate to the front pastedown. The pages are age-toned, but generally clean with some light spotting to the first and last few pages. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        The Lake Regions of Central Africa: A Record of Modern Discovery

      London - T. Nelson and Sons, 1898. London - T. Nelson and Sons, 1898 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An interesting account of the Nile, Congo, and Zambesi waterways of Africa. Featuring 32 plates, including a frontispiece. With a bookseller's label for Lewis's, Folkestone, to the front pastedown. With a presentation label to the front pastedown reading: 'Jones's West Monmouthshire School, Pontypool. Annual Examination, 1903. W. H. Davies, Form V, Shorthand Prize. J. H. Priestley B. A. Head Master'. Condition: In a full tree calf armorial prize binding, with a gilt crest to front board. Externally, slightly rubbed to extremities, with a small section missing from rear board. Joints cracked. Internally, firmly bound and bright, with occasional small spots prominent to first and last few pages, and handling marks. Ink stamp for 'Richford's Prize Medal Rubber Stamps, Blaenavon' to front blank. Overall: GOOD..

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        Documents D'atelier. Art Décoratif Moderne

      Paris: Librairie De La Revue Des Arts D?ratifs., 1898. Paris: Librairie De La Revue Des Arts Décoratifs., 1898. Two volumes, complete: 1898 and 1890. 4to, portfolios with folding protective flaps. First volume in printed and decorated boards in color; second volume in 3/4 green cloth and darker boards, as issued. Rebacked with original gilt-lettered spine cloth laid down; new ribbons. Three page preface by Gustave Larroumet. title page and plate lists in each volume. Each series with 60 plates for a total of 120 color plates, facsimiles of watercolors. Fin-de-siècle French style in architecture, furniture, ceramics, jewelry, textiles, book bindings, etc. by Marius Michel, Lalique, Mucha Giraldon, Prouvé, Rudnicki, Guimard, Majorelle and others. . Printed and Decorated Boards. Fine. Portfolios, 4to.

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        The Novels of Jane Austen. Edited b y R. Brimley Johnson. Illustrations by C.E. and H.M. Brock. COMPLETE SET IN PUBLISHER'S CLOTH

      Dent, 1898[-1902]10 vols., sm. 8vo., on laid paper, with coloured frontispiece (original tissue guards present), decorative titles in blue and brown, and numerous fine coloured plates (original tissue guards present), some light and inoffensive spotting; publisher's pale blue cloth, boards and backstrip lettered in gilt and blocked in darker blue, gilt tops, patterned endpapers with 'JA' monogram, uncut, one backstrip mildly browned else a very good, clean set. Nice set of this most most delightful illustrated edition., The set comprises Pride & Prejudice (2 vols), Sense & Sensibility (2 vols), Emma (2 vols), Mansfield Park (2 vols), Northanger Abbey, Persuasion. COMPLETE SETS ARE VERY SCARCE. Gilson E90.

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        Untitled, Unknown Dancers [Original Painting]

      [no date]. () Near fine. Original Oil on Canvas. 38 X 49.5cm (15" X 19.5") in wooden gilt and white brushed frame measuring 56 X 69 CM (22" X 27"). Frame has some light wear and chipping with a slight darkened spot to the top right just below the corner joint. A beautifully expressive painting in which two flamenco couples are depicted mirroring each others graceful movements. John Thomas Young Gilroy (30 May 1898 – 11 April 1985) was an English artist and illustrator, best known for his advertising posters for Guinness, the Irish stout..

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        The List of the Benefactors and Annual Subscribers with the ANNUAL REPORTS, from AUGUST 1846 until June 1900, inclusive.

      - Each report comprises 4 pages, folio, with a Supplementary leaf Medical Report for the year 1898. In cloth-backed marbled boards, rubbed and worn at the corners, the stitching broken at one point and a few leaves coming loose, the text corners a little worn and the fore-edges nicked and occasionally chipped in the margin, the Report for 1888 torn along the centre of both leaves without loss, one leaf with a piece lost from the top margin not affecting the text, occasional marginal damp-staining, some ink annotation. *The North Devon Infirmary, a charitable trust, was established in 1828 in Barnstaple. It was replaced by a modern hospital in the 1980s. The Reports list all the benefactors and subscribers, in order of generosity, give the names of the medical roll, provide accounts of the AGMs and the secretary's Reports, list expenditure and income, the Resident Medical Officer's Report, and detail the motions of thanks to all who helped during the year. In all, the Reports are a detailed and vital historical source for the development of the local, voluntary hospital system in England. However, they are even more useful when dovetailed with other sources. For example, the Secretary's Report for the first year here, 1846, states - 'We regret to find that the affairs of the Institution are not in so satisfactory a state as the Report at the last General Meeting induce the Subscribers to infer. In the absence of a sufficient supervision by the late Auditor, considerable laxity appears to have occurred both in the collection of the income of the Institution and the payment of its expenditure; the result of which is, that large arrears of subscriptions have been suffered to accumulate, and a serious amount in trademen's bills, with which the accounts had been debited, remain unpaid.' This veiled statement is given clarity by the account in the same year in the North Devon Journal, that the Secretary and House Surgeon of the North Devon Infirmary, J.Knox, commited suicide with cyanide on the day his accounts were to be examined. In 1846, the Consulting Physician was Dr. Britton, the Physician was Dr. Richard Budd, the Surgeons were Mr. Curry and Mr. T. S. Law, the House Surgeon and Apothecary was Mr. Morgan, and the Surgeon-Dentist was Mr. Borlase. In 1856, the post of Consulting Physician appears to have been eliminated and Richard Budd F.R.C.P. [1809-1896] was made the senior physician, retaining this post until his death. Interestingly, he became the most generous of all patrons in 1883, donating an annual £400 until he died in 1896. His successors were Drs. C. H. Gamble and J. Harper. Each Report also gives a brief inventory of patient turn-over; overall, by the year 1900, the number of in-patients since the foundation in 1828, was recorded as 34,309 - the number of out-patients, 105,208. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Patrick Pollak Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        De kleine Johannes. Met IX lithografieën en versieringen door Edzard Koning.

      Den Haag, Mouton, [1898]. Verguld HEELPERKAMENT. 4to. (2), 194 p. Boek- en bandversiering en negen litho's op Japans door Edzard Koning. [5e druk]. Goud rond rug iets geschaafd, vage vlek op voorplat.* Dit is nummer 13 van de extra luxe-exemplaren ('Épreuve d'artiste') van deze weelderige uitgave, gebonden in verguld heelperkament en waarin alle litho's door Edzard Koning werden gesigneerd. Volgens het prospectus zouden er veertig extra-luxe exemplaren zijn gemaakt, maar dat lijkt ons gezien de zeldzaamheid wat veel. Kostte de 'gewone' uitgave bij verschijnen al tien gulden, deze extra-luxe editie kostte maar liefst f 17,50. Braches Nieuwe Kunst Documentatie (Amsterdam 2006) 607:11.

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        LONDON TYPES. Quatorzains by W. E. Henley

      William Heniemann. London. 1898. William Heniemann. London. 1898. FIRST EDITION. Large 4to. (13.4 x 11.5 inches). Inscribed on the front paste down endpaper by Nicholson to the Daughter, and her second Husband, of his Mistress and house keeper Marie Laquelle; "For Georgette and Norman Holder with love from W. N. who did the pictures. London. Xmas. 1916". Decorative colour printed front board, lettered and showing the illustration for The Bus Driver, plus twelve full page colour lithographs after the original woodblocks. Brown paper covered boards, printed in colour litho. Plain tan cloth spine. Some minor foxing to endpapers and the edges of the boards are rubbed and bumped but overall a very good copy of this beautiful book. Housed in a felt-lined clam-shell box. Marbled paper on boards and a black calf spine, lettered in gilt. ---- 'From about 1910 until he remarried in 1919, Nicholson's housekeeper Marie Laquelle, whose real name was Adèle Marie Schwarz, née Schiestel, was also his mistress. Nicholson painted her several times, first as Carlina in 1909; he also painted her daughter Georgette and her second husband Norman Holder'. (Colin Campbell, Merlin James, Patricia Reed and Sanford Schwartz. The Art of William Nicholson. Published by The Royal Academy of Arts, London. 2004).

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        Paardenrassen. Kunstalbum van 41 afbeeldingen naar schilderijen van Otto Eerelman. Met beschrijvingen door E.A.L. Quadekker. Horses, lithografisch, Chevaux

      Zutphen, Schillemans en Van Belkum 1898. Large folio (620 x 471mm). With excellent 41 chromo-lithographed plates of horses. Orig. gilt cloth portfolio. Folio. - Spine, corners and flaps of portfolio won.Almost complete copy of the first Dutch edition. - Each plate is accompanied by a four page descriptive text by A.L.Quadekker.Deze album met zeer fraaie platen zijn naar schilderijen van Eerelman en de chromo-litho's zijn door JL Goffart, de tekst is van Quadekker. Otto Eerelman (1839-1926) was een bekende Nederlandse dieren schilder, die gespecialiseerd was met allerlei dieren. Een mengeling van een Arabische hengst tot een Hongaarse merrie; De paarden die in deze album te bewonderen zijn o.a. de Arabische Paard, American Race Horse, Andalusische Paard, Engels Fullbread, Lippizaner Paard, Paard Hannover, Hongaars paard, Turks Paard, Russische Race Horse enz. The fine plates are after paintings by Eerelman and chromo-lithographs are by J.L. Goffart, the text is by Quadekker. Otto Eerelman (1839-1926) was a famous Dutch animal painter, specializing on hordes and dogs. A mixture of an Arabic stallion and a Hungarian mare. Among the horses shown in the album are the Arab Horse, American Race Horse, Andalusian Horse, English Fullbread, Lippizaner Horse, Hannover Horse, Hungarian Horse, Turkish Horse, Russian Race Horse etc.

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        Diccionario de la Constitucion Politica de Bolivia

      , 1898. 1898. Rare 1898 Glossary of Terms in the Constitution of Bolivia Barrios, Claudio Q. Diccionario de la Constitucion Politica de Bolivia. [La Paz: Imprenta y Lit. de "El Nacional," 1898]. [iv], v, 63, xiv pp. Quarto (8" x 5-3/4"). Stab-stitched pamphlet, wrappers not present, bound into later buckram, lettering piece to spine, hinges reinforced with cloth. Some soiling and shelfwear, front joint partially cracked, rear joint just starting at head, small chip to head of half-title, a few cracks to text block. Light toning to text, internally clean. Ex-library. Location label to spine, stamps and annotations to half-title. * Only edition. This is a glossary and index of terms in Bolivia's 1880 Constitution, which was replaced in 1938. Each entry has a brief definition and a reference to the relevant article. This appears to be a rare title. OCLC locates 1 copy (at the University of Pennsylvania Law School). We located another copy at the Library of Congress Not in the British Museum Catalogue.

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        The Dome: An Illustrated Magazine And Review Of Literature, Music, Architecture And The Graphic Arts. (Two Volumes: Complete: 1898 - 1899)

      Sign Of The Unicorn 1898 - 1899, London - Two Volumes of the Publisher's bound Issues of 'The Dome', New Series. Blue buckram boards with gilt lettering to spine and covers of each Volume. Vol 1 contains 3 Numbers: Oct. Nov. Dec. 1898. Vol 2 contains 3 Numbers: Jan. Feb. March. 1899. Each issue consisting of contributions from leading art and literary figures from the turn of the century including: W.B. Yeats, Laurence Binyon, Christina Rossetti, Laurence Housman, Hokusai, William Rothenstein, William Strang, Emil Orlik, Gordon Craig etc. Volume 1 contains an original coloured woodcut 'The Pensioner' by Emil Orlik and 4 original woodcuts (full page recto only) by Edward Gordon Craig; Portraits of both Ellen Terry and Henry Irving in 3 colours, a portrait of Walt Whitman and another entitled 'Bussy D'Ambois'. Volume 2 contains an original coloured woodcut, 'Dumas Papa', another original coloured woodcut, 'Design For A Poster', and a pictorial post-card all by Edward Gordon Craig. Uncut pages a trifle dusty, endpapers slightly discoloured, woodcuts in fine condition. A superb set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Das malerische und romantische Westfalen,

      - Druck und Verlag von Ferdinand Schöningh Paderborn 1898, OLn-geb. Ausg. mit Rundumgoldschnitt, sehr guter Zustand (s. Foto), 4. Aufl., 472 S. mit 22 Stahlstichen, 8 Lichtdrucken, 5 Autotypieen und 131 Textbildern, 25,5 cm x 18 cm. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1800

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        LONDON TYPES. Quatorzains by W. E. Henley.

      William Heniemann. London. 1898 - FIRST EDITION. Large 4to. (13.4 x 11.5 inches). Inscribed on the front paste down endpaper by Nicholson to the Daughter, and her second Husband, of his Mistress and house keeper Marie Laquelle; "For Georgette and Norman Holder with love from W. N. who did the pictures. London. Xmas. 1916". Decorative colour printed front board, lettered and showing the illustration for The Bus Driver, plus twelve full page colour lithographs after the original woodblocks. Brown paper covered boards, printed in colour litho. Plain tan cloth spine. Some minor foxing to endpapers and the edges of the boards are rubbed and bumped but overall a very good copy of this beautiful book. Housed in a felt-lined clam-shell box. Marbled paper on boards and a black calf spine, lettered in gilt. ---- "From about 1910 until he remarried in 1919, Nicholson's housekeeper Marie Laquelle, whose real name was Adele Marie Schwarz, nee Schiestel, was also his mistress. Nicholson painted her several times, first as Carlina in 1909; he also painted her daughter Georgette and her second husband Norman Holder". (Colin Campbell, Merlin James, Patricia Reed and Sanford Schwartz. The Art of William Nicholson. Published by The Royal Academy of Arts, London. 2004). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

      London: George Routledge and Son, 1898. London: George Routledge and Son,, 1898. Octavo. Contemporary half black calf, marbled boards, raised bands to spine, morocco label, titles and decorations to compartments gilt, marbled edges and endpapers. Spine slightly sunned, spine ends and edges of boards mildly rubbed, top edge darkened, front board very gently bowed, minor foxing to prelims. An attractively bound copy of Smith's magnum opus.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Das Bauformenbuch. Die Bauformen des bürgerlichen Wohnhauses.. Erster Teil (von zwei). Einhundertzweiundfünfzig Tafeln mit erläuterndem Text..

      Leipzig, E. A. Seemann, 1898. 4°. 23 S., (Text), 152 einseitig gedruckte Tafeln, OLwd. goldgeprägt., Minimale Bleistiftanstreichungen, tadell. Preis in CHF: 484. Zweite Auflage. Erstmals 1895 erschienen Inhalt von Band 2: 50 Übersichtsblätter für Thüren und Fenster. Brausewetter war Architekt und Professor an der k.k. Staatsgewerbeanstalt in Brünn

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        The Hollow Tree

      New York: R. H. Russell, 1898. New York: R. H. Russell,, 1898. With pictures by J. M. Conde. Quarto. Original pictorial paper covered boards, brown cloth spine. Housed in a brown quarter morocco solander box by the Chelsea Bindery. Illustrated in black and white by J. M. Conde. Spine cloth worn at ends, moderate bumping and rubbing to boards at corners with some paper loss, a very good copy. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "Given to the 'Little Lady', Miss Louise Paine, who is the real Little Lady, for whom these, stories were told, by her father, the author Albert Bigelow Paine." Copy is also signed by Paine on the last page after, The end. There is one authorial correction in ink on page 12. This is in effect the dedication copy, from the introduction, "The Little lady is four years old, going on five, and is found of stories, this makes her and the story teller good friends." Scarce volume containing animal stories for children. The title was so popular, Bigelow wrote a series of "Hollow Tree" stories. A wonderful assocation copy of this classic American children's book.

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      Paul Lacomblez, Bruxelles (Brussels), Belgium 1898 - 8vo. later quarter vellum, marbled boards, gilt-stamped leather label on spine with original vellum covers bound in. (ii), 99+(1) pages. Text in French. First edition. Limited to 256 numbered copies, 250 on papier de Hollande, this copy is thus. Max Elskamp (1862-1931) was a Belgian Symbolist poet whose works were influenced by the folklore of his hometown Anvers (Antwerp) as well as by contemporary French literary movements. With 80 original woodcuts in color (initials, vignettes, ornaments) by the author. Table of contents. Unopened. Covers lightly soiled and rubbed at corners. later quarter vellum, marbled boards, gilt-stamped leather label on spine with original vellum covers bound in [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gastrophotography [cover title].

      - New York: Gastro-Photor Laboratories, [1930s]. Oblong small folio. (10 x 13 inches). Album containing 76 silver print photographs, comprising 4 of the Gastro-Photor gastric camera, and 72 stereo views of the interior of the stomach (mounted 8 per page), 14 typed notes or captions (all but one tipped to the facing pages, one tipped below), all mounted recto and verso on 13 leaves of black paper. Contemporary black pebbled cloth boards, lettered on the upper cover. Possibly unique album of early photographs of the human stomach, intended as a marketing tool for the Gastro-Photor: among the earliest endocscopic imaging devices. While efforts to photograph the interior of the stomach began in the 1890s and the first gastric camera was developed in 1898, the first widely used device for this purpose was the Gastro-Photor, based on a prototype introduced in 1929 by the Viennese physicians Otto Porges and Max Josef Heilpern in collaboration with the engineer Franz Gerhard Back. This was a miniature round pinhole camera with multiple apertures and a tungsten lamp, appended to a stomach tube, capable of taking 8 stereo pictures at a time. Its 360° field of view was intended to compensate for the operator's lack of visual control in positioning the camera. The album offered here was probably created for marketing or sales purposes. In addition to the numerous sample photographs, it contains a description of the Gastro-Photor and its use, and positive quotes about it from medical journals dated 1930 to 1936. Reuter, History of Endoscopy, pages 612-13; Vilardell, Digestive Endoscopy in the Second Millennium, pages 130-32. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A History of Dancing

      London - William Heinemann, 1898. London - William Heinemann, 1898 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A study of the history of dance, from Classical Greece to eighteenth-century cotillions. Translated from the French of Gaston Vuillier. With a sketch of dancing in England by Joseph Grego. With twenty full-page plates and 409 illustrations. Condition: In a cloth binding with gilt decoration. Externally sound, though rubbed, and with some wear to the head of the spine. Hingestender, with cords visible. Internally, generally firmly bound, though with some pages working loose. Pages are mainly bright and clean, with just the odd spot. Overall: GOOD..

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        THE STORY OF THE MALAKAND FIELD FORCE An Episode of the Frontier War

      Longmans , 1898. Longmans , 1898. First edition, first state without the erratum slip preceding the first folding map. 8vo. Original green cloth with gilt titles to the upper cover and spine. A fine, bright copy in unusually attractive condition. Tender hinge at half title. Frontispiece portrait, two fold out maps and four full page maps as called for. The author's scarce first book written from the author's experience on the Indian frontier. "While I was attached to the Malakand Field Force, I wrote a series of letters from the London Daily Telegraph. The favourable manner in which these letters were received, encouraged me to attempt a more substantial work" Woods A1(a)

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        Sammlung von Entwürfen kleinbauerlicher Gehöftanlagen für das Königreich Sachsen.

      Leipzig, Baumgärtner (1898). - 30 Tafeln, je 32 x 48 cm. Original-Halbleinen-Flügelmappe mit illustriertem Deckel. Die Tafeln zeigen Grund- und Aufrisse sowie Gebäudeskizzen zu den Themen: Häuslernahrung von 1 ha Acker und Garten; Wirthschaft von 5 ha bzw. 10 ha bzw. 30 ha Feld und Wiese. - Beiliegend 8 Tafeln Bauern- und Bürgerhäuser. - Mappe etwas fleckig, eine Einschlagklappe lose. Die Tafeln in gutem, sauberen Zustand. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Arbeit der Verdauungsdrüsen. Vorlesungen. Autorisierte Übersetzung aus dem Russischen von Dr. A. Walther. Mit einem Vorwort und Zusätzen des Verfassers.

      Wiesbaden, Verlag von J. F. Bergmann, 1898.. 4°. XII, 199 (1) S., HLdr. d. Zt. a. 4 Bünden m. etw. Rückenverg. u. goldgepr. Rückentitel.. Erste dt. Ausgabe. - "Speichelbildung ist eine geläufige Erfahrung; sie kann auch ohne den Anblick oder Geruch von Speisen erzeugt werden. Bei einem Menschen kann sich diese Reaktion zum Beispiel dann einstellen, wenn er hört, wie im Nebenraum der Tisch zum Essen gedeckt wird, und beim Hund ist dieselbe Erscheinung zu verzeichnen, wenn er beispielsweise das Klappern seines Freßgeschirrs hört. In einer Reihe von Vorlesungen, die Pawlow in Petersburg hielt und die im Jahr darauf veröffentlicht wurden, befaßte er sich eingehend mit der Erforschung dieser Vorgänge und lieferte damit einen bedeutenden Beitrag zu unserem Wissen über die Physiologie der Verdauung. Im Verlauf dieser Vorlesungen beschrieb er den künstlichen Magen für Hunde, mit dem es ihm gelang, zum ersten Mal Magensäfte ohne Nahrungszufuhr zu erzeugen [...]. Pawlows Ergebnisse bilden eine Ergänzung zu denen Freuds, und viele schreiben ihnen eine wesentlichere Bedeutung zu. Wie bei Freud, so haben wir es auch hier mit dem Werk eines einzigen Mannes und mit einem völlig neuen Weg zu tun. Pawlow erhielt den Nobelpreis für Medizin im Jahre 1904" (Bücher die die Welt verändern, S. 689f.). - "This first edition in German is the first translation of this classic work on the digestive glands, published in Russia the year before" (Heirs of Hippocrates). - Einband berieben u. gering bestoßen. Papier an den Rändern schwach gebräunt. - Vgl. PMM 385 (russ. EA von 1897); Dibner 135; Heirs of Hippocrates 1105; Horblit 83; Waller 7257; Garrison/M. 1022; nicht bei Borst.

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        Harper?s Pictorial History of the War with Spain

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1898 - 1899. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1898 - 1899. First edition, with the corrected issue numbers for issues 27 - 32. Front wrapper of part 1 a little browned at fore edge, some wrapper edges very lightly rubbed, 1 page in issue 1 with tear (closed), else fine; rer cover of portfolio with lightish stain. Small folio.

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      Paris: Librairie Charpentier et Fasquelle, 1898 Paris: Librairie Charpentier et Fasquelle. 1898. First. First edition. Original printed pale green wrappers. A bit smudged and soiled on the wrappers, else near fine. Housed in a chemise and quarter morocco slipcase. .

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        Himmerlandsfolk. Historier. + Nye Himmerlandshistorier. + Himmerlandshistorier. Tredie Samling. Alle orig. udgave.

      . Kbhvn. 1898-1910. Indbundet ubeskaret med de orig. omslag og guldsnit i smukke conforme halvlaederbind med guldtryk pa ryggene. Bindene sign. Anker Kyster. Förste bind indbundet med de orig. 'Laesekreds'-omslag..

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        Across the World for a Wife

      sp;- London - Ward, Lock and Co, 1898. sp;- London - Ward, Lock and Co, 1898 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of this Australian novelist's work. Including a frontispiece and further plates featuring illustrations by J. Ambrose Walton. Guy Newell Boothby (13 October 1867 26 February 1905) was an Australian novelist and writer. Some of Boothby's earlier works relate to stories of Australian life, but later he turned to genre fiction. He was once well known for his series of five novels about Doctor Nikola, an occultist anti-hero seeking immortality and world domination. In A Prince of Swindlers he created the character of Simon Carne, a gentleman thief in the Raffles mould: Carne first appeared in Pearson's Magazine in 1897, predating Raffles by two years. Condition: In a decorative cloth binding. Externally generally smart although somewhat rubbed, with wear to the head and tail of the spine. The hinges are strained. Internally, generally firmly bound, slightly strained in places. Lovely and bright and clean with a few marginal tidemarks, not affecting the text and the odd spot. Copperplate ink signature dated 1901 to front free-endpaper. Overall: GOOD..

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      Heinemann , 1898. Heinemann , 1898. First edition, first state with sixteen pages of adverts at rear. Original grey cloth with black titles. A very near fine copy, which is crisp and clean with just hint of toning to the spine and a little foxing to the preliminaries and page edges. An excellent copy of one of the cornerstones of the science fiction genre.

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        Isabella or the Pot of Basil

      London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co. Ltd, 1898. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co. Ltd, 1898. First edition thus. Beautifully bound in full dark blue calf with gilt designs on the front cover, the spine and turn-ins. Signed by the bindery "W. P. E." in a small circle on the rear end paper. Binding strong with spine gently faded and with a few scuffs along the spine and board edges. Inner contents are clean and bright with a gilt top-edge and other edges uncut. Pages with black & white art nouveau border, large decorated initials and seven full-page illustrations by W. B. Macdougall, in a style influenced by William Morris of the Kelmscott Press and Aubrey Beadsley. A lovely example of Keats' famous adaptation of an episode from Boccaccio's Decameron, where a forbidden love is discovered and terminated in typical medieval fashion.

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        Military notes on Cuba – 1898

      War Department, Adjutant-General’s Office,, [Washington, DC] 1898 - Binding: Qtr. sheep. Bookplate: Bibliotheca Nacional Jose Marti [Havana Cuba]. Condition: 20 maps and plans, 3 restored. 12mo, 184 p. 20 maps and plans. Rebound Quarter sheep, marbled sides, Spanish style. First part of a two-volume work of 507 pages hastily compiled at the outbreak of the Spanish-American War. Covers the area around Havana and other cities and ports in Cuba, including fortifications, roads, railroads, streets, harbors, etc. Spine labeled: "MILITARY NOTES ON CUBA" with further label: "The Fortifications of Cuba". Includes separate, very large plan of Havana titled: "Military Map of Habana and Vicinity, 1898". This map has been removed from the book anhd professionally backed on japan for preservation. Too large to be replaced in a duodecimo book. Very rare, only one copy on WorldCat. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        THE ENGLISH EMERSONS, A Genealogical Historical Sketch of the family from the earliest times to the end of the Seventeenth Century, including various modern pedigrees, with an appendix of authorities

      London, David Nutt, 1898.. London, David Nutt, 1898.. PRINTED FOR PRIVATE CIRCULATION 1898, LIMITED TO 250 COPIES (THIS IS COPY 202) AND SIGNED BY THE FAMOUS NORFOLK PHOTOGRAPHER, P. H. EMERSON. Large 8vo, approximately 265 x 195 mm, 10¼ x 7½ inches, illustrated with 4 photogravures with tissue guards, 1 being a portrait of P.H. Emerson, nine line drawings and seventy-six illustrations from photographs, and including eighteen sheet pedigrees, pages: xiv, 1-168 plus large Appendix of Authorities numbered in roman numerals, i-cxxxv, bound in publisher's pale green cloth. Slight wear at head and tail of spine, cloth faded, spine darkened, corners slightly worn and 1 corner bumped, endpapers and half-title foxed, title page lightly foxed, otherwise a very good copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        THE STORY OF THE MALAKAND FIELD FORCE An Episode of the Frontier War

      Longmans 1898 - First edition, first state without the erratum slip preceding the first folding map. 8vo. Original green cloth with gilt titles to the upper cover and spine. A fine, bright copy in unusually attractive condition. Tender hinge at half title. Frontispiece portrait, two fold out maps and four full page maps as called for. The author's scarce first book written from the author's experience on the Indian frontier. "While I was attached to the Malakand Field Force, I wrote a series of letters from the London Daily Telegraph. The favourable manner in which these letters were received, encouraged me to attempt a more substantial work" Woods A1(a) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Deutsche Burgen. 2 Bände

      . Wasmuth, Berlin, 1898. Zusammen VIII S./496 S. mit 566 Textabb. im Holzschnitt und lithographierten Tafeln, original Halbpergament mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und Lederecken, folio, (Einbände berieben).

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        Battle of the Crater and Experiences of Prison Life (Limited First Edition)

      The Society, 1898. The Society, 1898. Limited 1st. Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good. (Military History) SHEARMAN, Sumner U. 'Battle of the Crater.' Providence: The Society, 1898. (8 1/4 X 6 3/8). Hardcover. Scarce. 1 of only 250 Copies Published. 38 Pages. Bound for Oscar W. Hamilton. Stamped on front free end page. Slight tear to paper at lower inside gutter. Clean & tight overall. Very Good.

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        Cyrano De Bergerac

      USA: Lamson, Wolffe and Co., 1898. USA: Lamson, Wolffe and Co., 1898. 1898tp - 1898cp.. Lamson, Wolffe and Company, Boston, New York, London MDCCCXCVIII.. 241pp. Gray boards w/ black title .& crest on lower fore edge. Slight corner wear-through & light chip to spine ends. Spine aged/ darker than boards. Content yellowing. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: George Isbell]
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        Brief mit eigenh. U. ("G. Segantini").

      Maloja, 10. VI. 1898.. 1 S. Qu.-gr.-8vo.. An die Vereinigung bildender Künstler Österreichs (Secession) Wien mit dem Ausdruck seines Einverständnisses, sein "in der Ausstellung der Secession befindliches Bild 'L'Angelo della Vita' für die Zwecke einer Reproduction photographiren zu lassen". - Am oberen Rand gelocht (geringf. Buchstabenberührung) und mit etwas stärkeren Randläsuren.

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        DEUTSCHE MECHANIKER-ZEITUNG: 16 Jahrgänge 1898 - 1920. Beinhaltet die Jahre 1898, 1900 bis 1904, 1908, 1911 bis 1916, 1918 sowie 1919 uns 1920. Insgesamt 16 Einzelbände. [Zeitschrift der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Mechanik und Optik] Beiblatt zur Zeitschrift für Instrumentenkunde und Organ für die gesammte Glasinstrumenten-Industrie. Vereinsblatt der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Mechanik und Optik.

      Berlin : Julius Springer, 1898-1920.. 16 Einzelbände, insgesamt ca. 2250 S., illustriert. Halbleinen. Guter Zustand. Bindungen fest. Seiten sauber. Der Titel stammt aus einer aufgelösten Spezialbibliothek für Luft- und Raumfahrt. Beachten Sie bitte unser umfangreiches Angebot zu diesem Thema. Versandkosten für das Ausland bitte vorher anfragen. Auf Anfrage schicken wir Ihnen gern eine Liste mit weiteren Bildern dieses Angebotes. zqx mbx

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        The Story of the Malakand Field Force, An Episode of Frontier War, the first printing of the Colonial edition with the Indian errata slip

      Longmans, Green, & Co., London 1898 - This book is from the personal collection of Churchill's bibliographer, Ronald I. Cohen. Here is a scarce first edition, first printing of the Colonial Library issue of Churchill's first book, bearing the unusual and rarely seen Indian errata slip arranged personally by Churchill. The author's first book recounts his experiences when attached to Sir Bindon Blood's punitive expedition on the Northwest Frontier of India in 1897. First printing copies of the Colonial issue were produced in small numbers simultaneously with the Home Issue. The harsher climate and condition of the colonies meant low survival rates and often poor condition for those few examples that endured. Complicating matters for collectors, there were no fewer than 10 different editions, printings, and binding variations for the very small number of Colonial issues ultimately produced from 1898 to 1901. Here is the important first printing of the Colonial issue made all the more scarce by the presence of the unusual and scarce Indian errata slip unique to this particular Colonial issue. Publication of the first edition of 1898 was arranged by Churchill's uncle while the author was still in India, resulting in numerous spelling and detail errors. Churchill was incensed by the errors and acted with haste to address them. Per Cohen in his Bibliography: "Colonial Library copies are known with an unusual errata slip, which was prepared in India on or about 7 April 1898. It was, therefore, in all likelihood available in first edition copies in India before the domestic errata slips were available in London and certainly before the domestic errata slips were available in India." (Cohen p.14). Churchill was still serving in India at the time. In a 22 March 1898 letter to his mother, Churchill lamented the "gross & fearful blunders" of the first edition and stated: "I may catch the Indian edition, in which the absurdities would be most laughed at." Evidence indicates that Churchill himself personally arranged for the printing of the Indian slips, paid for them himself, and had them tipped into the Colonial copies before distribution. These unique errata contain four additional corrections not found on the domestic errata slip, as well as small differences in the other corrigenda. Given the provenance of the unique Indian errata slip, we can be confident that this copy originally sold in India, where the young author was serving at the time. This is an original, unrestored copy, meaning it has not been rebacked or had endpapers replaced like so many of the copies that survive. Condition is about very good given the edition and colonial provenance. The binding is sound with a forward lean, some wear to hinges and extremities, and modest overall soiling. The pictorial front board retains strong color with some surface scuffing and edge wear. The spine is nicely rounded with the gilt still clearly legible, though with some fraying at the spine ends. The contents are quite respectable for a colonial issue, with toning to the page edges and light spotting primarily confined to the prelims and page edges. The frontispiece and original tissue guard are intact and the maps are present and properly folded. The binding remains intact but a bit tender, with a cosmetic split between the half title and frontispiece versos exposing the mull beneath. There is an indecipherable previous owner name inked on the half title and the ffep has been excised. Overall, a well-preserved and completely original copy of this first printing of the first Colonial Library issue, sold in India while Churchill was still there. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A1.2.c, Woods/ICS A1(ab.1), Langworth p.15. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Untitled portrait of a woman

      London.: Henry Graves & Co. Ltd., 1898.. London.: Henry Graves & Co. Ltd.. 1898.. Mezzotint, image 22 1/2 x 18 inches, plate mark 26 x 20 1/2 inches, sheet size approximately 32 x 26 inches. Glued to mat at edges, but not glued onto any backing board. WITH ELABORATE ANTIQUE GILT FRAME AND ORIGINAL GLASS. Gorgeous softly rendered image of a seated woman clutching a locket or chain. Text under image "Specially printed for Thomas P. Langdon Esq., Baltimore. H. D." Langdon, of Gilpin, Langdon & Co Druggists was a successful Baltimore businessman at the end of the 19th century. .

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        The Harmsworth Monthly Pictorial Magazine

      /FONT>By Various, 1898. /FONT>By Various, 1898 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Volume I of The Harmsworth Monthly Magazine, the precursor to the London Magazine. Illustrated throughout with many plates and vignette illustrations. Condition: In a half-morocco binding. Externally, generally smart, with just some slight rubbing and marks. Internally, generally firmly bound although strained in places. Pages are bright, though with some occasional instances of foxing. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Souvenir of Shakespeare's Historical Play King Henry the Eighth

      London - The 'Black and White, 1898. London - The 'Black and White, 1898 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A commemorative theatre programme for a performance of Shakespeare's Henry the Eight in 1898. Containing a list of the cast, a scenery synopsis and numerous black-and-white illustrations of the story by J. Bernard Partridge, W. Telbin, J. Harker and Hawes Craven. Condition: In a cloth binding with paper-covered boards. Externally, generally smart, though with some edgewear and marks. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright, with just the odd spot. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Dictionnaire Practique d'Horticulture et de Jardinage., Illustre de plus de 4000 Figures dans le Texte et de 80 Planches Chromolithographiees hors Texte.

      Paris, Librairie Agricole, 1898-1899. - 5 Bände, insgesamt ca. 4000 S., illustriert und mit Chromolithografien Vollständige Ausgabe in 5 Bänden. Schönes Werk mit zahlreichen Lithografien. Einbände leicht berieben. Seiten stellenweise stockfleckig. Erster Band mit zwei losen Bättern. Bindung sonst bei allen Bänden fest. Noch im guten Zustand // Ancien livre de bibliotheque, propres avec etiquette, signature et tampon. Dans un bon etat. Pages avec de petites parcelles. Tome Premier: 2 Pages sont lâches. Sprache: fr Gewicht in Gramm: 13500 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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