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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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        THE WAR OF THE WORLDS

      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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        Lithography and Lithographers

      T. Fisher Unwin, London 1898 - T. Fisher Unwin, 1898. First Edition. Signed by Author, Elizabeth Robins Pennell with inscription dated March 29th, 1927. Bookplate of Lord Cheylesmore inside front cover. Hard Cover. 154 illustrations including 79 plates from works by Whistler, Géricault, Delacroix, Gavarni, Daumier, Blake, Prout, Shannon, Sargent, Kollwitz, Goya, Brangwyn, Conder, Manet, Fragonard and others. Erratum slip tipped-in. Includes an exquisite plate of Whistler's mother. Tissue guards are intact. Beautiful beige paper over boards with black titles on front, black title and decoration on spine. Remnants of dust jacket are included, missing top third of spine. Cover has ver slight shelfwear, top third of spine is a bit darkened. Occasional light foxing throughout, otherwise pages are clean and unmarked. Binding is tight. Hinges are perfect. Beautiful condition. [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.

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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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        The Golliwogg at the Sea-Side

      London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1898 London: Longmans, Green & Co.. 1898. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, 1898. Oblong quarto, cloth-backed pictorial boards, 62 pp., illustrated in color, clean unmarked text, Very Good copy, minor soiling or discoloration to the outer pages and to the page-edges, soiling to the covers, rubbing and wear to the book's covers including a bit of fraying or loss at the tips, no dust jacket. We have housed the book in a removable protective mylar wrap. An lovely first edition of this rare book!

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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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        Andree's Balloon Expedition in Search of the North Pole

      New York - Frederick A. Stokes, 1898. New York - Frederick A. Stokes, 1898 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A fascinating and engaging travel narrative of a quest for the north pole, conducted in a balloon. Featuring a frontispiece and numerous illustrations in the text, many photographic. Lovely balloon themed bookplate of Mike Willoughby to front pastedown, and ink balloon stamp stating 'The Mike Willoughby Collection' to rear pastedown. The two writers were Andree's assistant in the preparation, equipment and departure of the balloon. Salomon August Andre (October 18, 1854, Granna, Smaland October 1897), during his lifetime most often known as S. A. Andree, was a Swedish engineer, physicist, aeronaut and polar. S. A. Andree's Arctic balloon expedition of 1897 was an ill-fated effort to reach the North Pole in which all three expedition members perished. S. A. Andree (185497), the first Swedish balloonist, proposed a voyage by hydrogen balloon from Svalbard to either Russia or Canada, which was to pass, with luck, straight over the North Pole on the way. The scheme was received with patriotic enthusiasm in Sweden, a northern nation that had fallen behind in the race for the North Pole. Condition: In a decorative cloth binding. Externally smart with just a little shelfwear. The front hinge is weak. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        The Works of G. J. Whyte-Melville

      99 - London - W. Thacker and Co, 1898. 99 - London - W. Thacker and Co, 1898 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A uniformly bound collection of works from Scottish novelist of the sporting-field and a poet, George John Whyte-Melville. Limited edition, limited to one-thousand and fifty copies, printed in Edinburghby Morrison and Gibb Limited. Collection includes volume two, containing the novel Katerfelto a Story of Exmoor, and is illustrated by G. H Jalland, featuring a coloured frontispiece and thirteen further plates. Volume three, containing the novel Uncle John, featuring a coloured frontispiece and a further thirteen plates, by E. Caldwell and H. M. Brock. Volume four, containing theworks Market Harborough or how Mr Sawyer Went to the Shires and Inside the Bar or Sketches at Soakington. With illustrations by Finch Mason and Hugh Thomson, featuring a coloured frontispiece, and thirteen further plates. volume five, containing the novel Contraband or a Losing Hand, illustrated by Bernard Partridge with a coloured frontispiece, and eleven further illustrated plates. Volume six, containing the work M. or N. Similia Similibus Curantur, illustrated throughout by C. E. Brock, with a coloured frontispiece and a further twelve plates. Volume eight, containing Songs and Verses, and Bones and I or The Skeleton at Home and is illustrated by H. M. Brock, featuring a coloured frontispiece and twelve further plates. Volume nine, containing the novel Black but Comely which is illustrated by H. M. Brock with a coloured frontispiece, and nine further illustrations. Volume eleven, containing the novel The White Rose which features a coloured frontispiece and nine further plates by Harrington Bird. Volume twelve, containing Roy's Wife, featuring a coloured frontispiece, and eleven further plates, by Cecil Alden. Nine volumes of the original twenty-four. Condition: All volumes are in original cloth bindings, with gilt lettering to the spines. Externally, all have very light rubbing, with minor fading to the spines and several of the boards. One front hinge is very slightly strained. Internally, all are generally firmly bound, and bright throughout. Intermittently clean, with spotting to the first and last pages, as well as text block edge, which does not encroach on the text throughout. Overall: GOOD..

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        China. Notes of a Journey to Tachienlu. Diplomatic and Consular Reports. Miscellaneous Series, No. 475

      London.: Harrison and Sons., 1898.. London.: Harrison and Sons.. 1898.. Colour folding map. 16pp. Quarto. Contents: The lesser route from Yachon to Tachienlu; Present Conditions of trade in Tachienlu; Foreigners in Tachienlu; Return to Yachon; the Ya Chia Pass; Navigation of the Ya River; Mining in the Chien Chang; Disturbances in Eastern Thibet. .

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        The Making of a Saint

      Boston: L.C. Page, 1898. Boston: L.C. Page, 1898. First Edition of Maugham?s second book, published nearly a month earlier than the English edition. Stott A2, binding ii (there is no priority established among the three binding variants); 2000 copies were printed. A fine copy; inscribed by the author at a later date, ?A very early novel written in Capri during the summer of 1895. W. Somerset Maugham/ for Norman Unger.?

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        (Randers 1859 - 1935 Hamburg). Der weiße Schnelldampfer Cobra I vor Helgoland. Öl auf Leinwand. 1898. Signiert u. datiert. 39 x 58 cm. Gerahmt.

      1898. . Außergewöhnliches Werk von Jensen mit dem 1155 BRT großen Schnelldampfer Cobra I mit zwei Helgoländer Jollen unmittelbar vor der Insel Helgoland.- Die Cobra I gehörte bis 1905 zur Ballin-Reederei Hamburg und war lange im Niederelbeschiffsverkehr von Hamburg über Helgoland nach Sylt und zurück eingesetzt.- Verso Aufkleber beschriftet 'Leihgabe von Robert Hatlapa' darunter handschriftlich 'Alfred Jensen, Randers'.- .

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        Der Nordwesten unserer Ostafrikanischen Kolonie. Eine Beschreibung von Land und Leuten am Victoria-Nyanza nebst Aufzeichnungen einiger daselbst gesprochenen Dialekte.

      . Mit 372 Abbildungen nach Originalphotographien und Skizzen nebst einer Karte, Berlin, Alfred Schall, (1898), VIII, 191 Seiten, 26x18, Original-Halbleinenband, Innengelenke überklebt, sonst nur geringe Gebrauchs- und Alterungsspuren, dekorativ,.

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        Alfred Lord TennysonA Memoir in Two Volumes

      London- Macmillan, 1898. London- Macmillan, 1898 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A biography of Alfred Tennyson, written by his son. With numerous plates throughout, including a frontispiece of Tennyson and facsimiles of his writing. Riviere binder's ink stamp to verso of front free-endpaper. Bookplate of Charles Travis Clay to front pastedown. Complete in two volumes. Condition: In half calf bindings. Externally very smart. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean. Overall: FINE..

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        The Poetic and Dramatic Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson

      Boston and New York - Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1898. Boston and New York - Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1898 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A smart collection of the poems and plays of Alfred Lord Tennyson. Cambridge edition, edited by W. J. Rolfe and Horace E. Scudder. WIth vignette title page and frontispiece of Tennyson. Condition: In a half calf binding with marbled boards. Externally smart, with just some light rubbing. Some spotting to the rear board. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and mainly clean, with just the odd spot. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        Erste allgemeine österreichische Pilgerfahrt ins Heilige Land zur Feier des diamantenen Priester-Jubiläums Sr. Heiligkeit Papst Leo XIII. und des goldenen Regierungs-Jubiläums Sr. Apost. Majestät Kaiser Franz Josef I., 12. April bis 16. Mai 1898.

      Wien, Selbstverlag des Pilgerzug-Comite?s, 1898.. Grüne, herrliche illustrierte Original-Leinwand, gemusterte Vorsätze, dreiseitig marmorierter Schnitt, Lesebändchen. Groß-8°, 2 Frontispize (Papst und Kaiser), XIV, 373 Seiten. Mit einer gefalteten Karte (Jerusalem und nächste Umgebung), ein gefaltetes Panoramabild, zahlreiche photographische Abbildungen im Text. Einband leicht berieben und bestoßen, Seiten leicht nachgedunkelt und vereinzelt minimal fleckig, sonst schönes, sauberes Exemplar der raren Schilderung. Auf Wunsch schicken wir gerne weitere Bilder..

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        Folk-Lore

      Didsbury -Fletcher Moss, 1898. Didsbury -Fletcher Moss, 1898 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An uncommon signed copy of this fascinating work on English folk-lore. With many monochrome photographs. Inscribed by the author to dedication page, and also by a previous owner. Fletcher Moss (July 29th 1843 - December 26th 191) was an Alderman who lived at Didsbury and donated a botanical garden to the city of Manchester on his death. Condition: In a cloth covered binding. Externally, sound with wear to extremities, slight splitting to front joint and the odd small mark to boards. Slight straining to front hinge. Internally, generally firmly bound, bright with scattered spots. Overall: GOOD.

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        Skizzenbuch mit schönen Originalzeichnungen in Bleistift und Aquarell der Alpen der Schweiz und Bayerns.

      1898/1899,. Querformat (25x17 cm), 38 unnum. Bl. + 1 loses Bl., jedes Bl. mit je einer ganzseitigen Zeichnung (mit einer Ausnahme, wo 2 Zeichnungen auf ein Blatt kommen), insges. 40 meist lavierte Zeichnungen sowie einige Bleistiftzeichnungen, zumeist datiert und mit Ortsangabe, guter Zustand, auf einem Bl. am Blattrand mit Prägestempel (Carl Sch...Schull), Leineneinband mit 3 Schlaufen als Stifthalter, etwas fleckig und abgegriffen, Vorderscharnier locker, Originalherstelleretiquette auf Innendeckel (Adrian Brugger, München).. Sammlung von feinen und exakten Zeichnungen der Berglandschaften und Ortschaften, sowie von den Häusern, Maiensässen, Kapellen usw. eines unbekannten Künstlers, der wohl aus Deutschland stammt. Fast alle Zeichnungen sind in Bleistift datiert und bezeichnet. Die besuchten Orte wurden direkt im Skizzenbuch verewigt, u. a. mit Landschaftsaufnahmen der Gemeinde und Gegend um Hohfluh (bei Hasliberg) mit Sicht auf Berner Alpen, Ansicht des Wetterhorns, Blick über die Alpen von Abendberg BE, Blick auf den Thunersee, Ansicht der Schreckhörner, Blick auf den Brienzersee, Blick auf Mönch und Jungfrau vom grossen Rugen, Ansicht des Gipfels des Männlichen, Kleine Scheidegg, Schwendifluh, verschiedene Ansichten von Seelisberg und Umgebung, Hotel Sonnenberg (in Seelisberg), sowie aus der Bündner Region Laax, Fellers (Falera), Arosa (auch Ansicht von Arosa im Schnee von September 1899) ; gefolgt vom ,Wettersteingebirge von Garmisch aus', Biessersee bei Garmisch, verschiedene Ansichten von Seefeld.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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

      London: Rowland Ward, 1898. London: Rowland Ward, 1898. First edition. Lg 8vo. With numerous illustrations, color plate. Large folding map (loosely inserted). xx, 455, [1, imprint], [8, ads] pp. Modern three quarter red morocco and marbled boards, preserving bookplate of sportsman and author Harry Snyder. Fine. Czech Africa p. 207 . A justly famous work, based on the author's three years of ivory-hunting throughout British East Africa, 1894-96, during which he also collected a large number of rare butterflies

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        William Ewart Gladstone

      London - Sampson Low, Marston and Company, 1898. London - Sampson Low, Marston and Company, 1898 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A copy of 'William Ewart Gladstone' by George W. E. Russell. Includes a frontispiece picture of Gladstone taken froman unpublished portrait byMrRupert Potter. An inscriptionhas been left to the front blank stating Edward Gully, with the writers' best wishes. October 2. 1901. Fourth Edition. Condition: In a half morocco binding with cloth boards. Externally, excellent just minor shelfwear only. Internally, firmly bound, very bright and clean throughout. Overall Condition: FINE..

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        Andree: Al Polo Nord in Pallone

      Rome - Enrico Voghera, 1898. Rome - Enrico Voghera, 1898 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A contemporaryaccount of Salomon August Andree's ill-fated journey to the North Pole by hot air balloon in 1897. In Italian. 'Travel notes by Enrico Lachambre and Alessio Machuron'. Featuring numerous photographic plates and illustrations in the text. Salomon August Andre (October 18 1854 October 1897) was a Swedish engineer, physicist, aeronaut and polar explorer who died whilst leading an attempt to reach the Geographic North Pole by hydrogen balloon. The balloon expedition was unsuccessful in reaching the Pole and resulted in the deaths of all three of its participants: Andre, engineerKnut Frnkel and photographer Nils Strindberg. The mens' bodies, their diaries andphotographic negatives were only found in 1930. Condition: In a quarter leather binding with marbled boards. Externally, generally smart, lightly rubbed in places. Internally, generally firmly bound although pp35-38 is working loose. Age toning and scattered foxing. Overall: GOOD..

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        Sea Urchins; Light Freights; Many Cargoes; Lady of the Barge; Odd Craft; Captain's All; Short Cruises; Sailor's Knots; Ship's Company

      11 - London - Methuen, Hurst and Blackett, Harper and Brothers, Lawrence and Bullen, Hodder and Stoughton, George Newnes, 1898. 11 - London - Methuen, Hurst and Blackett, Harper and Brothers, Lawrence and Bullen, Hodder and Stoughton, George Newnes, 1898 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. Nine volumes of the short stories of W. W. Jacobs. All are first editions except Many Cargoes, which is a 26th edition. All volumes illustrated except Many Cargoes and Sea Urchins, and most are illustratedwith the charmingwork ofWill Owen. William Wymark Jacobs (8 September 1863 1 September 1943), an English author of short stories and novels. Although much of his work was humorous, he is most famous for his horror story The Monkey's Paw, present here in The Lady of the Barge, and The Toll House, in Sailor's Knots. Will Owen (1869 Malta - 14 April 1957) was an English book illustrator, cartoonist, caricaturist and a commercial and poster artist, possibly best known for his iconic images of the Bisto Kids, Bovril, Lux and Lifebuoy. He received his art training at the Lambeth School of Art, and evolved a style similar to that of Tom Browne and John Hassall. Publisher's catalogues to the rear of many volumes. Condition: In pictorial cloth covered bindings. Externally, sound with shelfwear. Slight straining to a few hinges. Internally, most volumes generally firmly bound with three loosening slightly in places. The frontispieces of The Lady of the Barge and Captain's All have been reattached with tape, as have a couple of further illustrations in these volumes. Some plates are starting or detached but present. Generally bright but with foxing to first and last few pages of all volumes, andfoxing throughout toa few volumes. Overall: GOOD ONLY.

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        Lehrbuch der Röntgen-Untersuchung zum Gebrauche für Mediciner. Mit 58 in den Text gedruckten Abbildungen.

      Stuttgart: Ferdinand Enke 1898.. VIII, 232 Seiten. Halbleinwand der Zeit mit Rückengoldtitel (berieben und bestoßen, Fußkapital etwas aufgestoßen, das Außengelenk an zwei Stellen beschabt, auf dem vorderen Spiegel ein Namenszug, Namensstempel auf dem Titelblatt, sonst gutes und sauberes Exemplar). Gr.-8°. fest gebunden. Erste Ausgabe des eminent wichtigen, ersten Röntgenlehrbuchs überhaupt. Gocht (1869-1938) war u.a. in Würzburg, Jena, Halle und Berlin tätig. Er verband als erster die neue Röntgenologie mit der Orthopädie und fertigte als erster Röntgenkontrollbilder des Skeletts an. - Vgl. Fischer, Biogr. Lex. Ärzte I, 508f; Holthusen, Ehrenbuch Radiologen, 30. [Radiologie, Röntgenologie]

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        Stucco : Plafonds moderner Wohnräume in Gesamtansichten und Einzelheiten entworfen und ausgeführt von Ernst Jaeckel. Ein Vorlagenwerk für Stuccateure, Modelleure, Bildhauer, Architekter usw.

      Berlin, New York, Hessling,. ( Ohne Erscheinungsjahr - um 1898 erschienen ): Erste Serie, 30 Lichtdrucktafeln so vollständig). Zusammen mit einem Titelblatt lose in einer Ohlnmappe, Folio ( 42 x 33 cm ). Die Einbandmappe angeschmutzt, etwas bestoßen, am schmalen Rücken angeplatzt. Die Lichtdrucktafeln etwas fleckig und fingerfleckig, wenige Tafeln auch stärker. Einige Tafeln mit kleinen Beschädigungen zum Außenrand bzw. leicht angeknickt. 2 Tafeln mit kleinen Randnotizen in Bleistift von alter Hand - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 1200 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ).

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        The Ingoldsby Legends

      London - E. H. Wells, 1898. London - E. H. Wells, 1898 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce edition of this collection of myths, legends, ghost stories and poetry written supposedly by Thomas Ingoldsby of Tappington Manor, actually a pen-name of an English clergyman named Richard Harris Barham. Illustrated throughout with numerous engraved plates. In 1826 Barham first contributed to Blackwood's Magazine; and in 1837 he began to furnish to a recently-initiated magazine, Bentley's Miscellany, the series of tales (most of them metrical, some in prose) known as The Ingoldsby Legends. These became very popular. They published in a collected form in three volumes between 1840 and 1847, and have since had numerous editions. They may perhaps be compared to Hudibras. The stories are generally whimsical, but based on antiquarian learning. Condition: In a calf binding. Externally, generally smart, though with some light rubbing and a few marks. Front hinge slightly strained. Internally, generally firmly bound although slightly strained in places. Ink inscription to front free-endpaper. Pages are mainly clean, with just the odd spot. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        The Natural History of Digestion

      London - Walter Scott, 1898. London - Walter Scott, 1898 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Lockhart Gillespie's fascinating look at the much disregarded area of digestive health. Part of the Contemporary Science Series. Illustrated by figures, diagrams and charts, some folding. Publisher's catalogues to the front and rear. Armorial bookplate of S. F. Widdrington to front pastedown. Condition: In original cloth binding. Externally smart, just a little shelfwear and bumping to the head and tail of the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and clean throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Roman Life in the Days of Cicero

      London - Seeley and Co., 1898. London - Seeley and Co., 1898 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A nice illustrated history of Rome in Cicero's time, in a St. John's College, Canada,prize binding. Seventh Thousand. 'Sketches drawn from his letters and speeches'. Featuring a tissue-guarded frontispiece. Contains 11 plates. Rev. Alfred J. Church was formerly Professor of Latin at University College, London. Condition: In a full calf prize binding. Externally, excellent with just minor shelfwear only. Very slight straining to front hinge. Internally, firmly bound, although the first blank is working slightly loose. Some light foxing to the first and last few pages but otherwise bright and clean. Ink inscription to first blank, dated 1904. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        Tails with a Twist

      sp;- London - Edward Arnold, 1898. sp;- London - Edward Arnold, 1898 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A relatively scarce humorous collection of verses about animalsby Belgian Hare or Lord Alfred Douglas, with coloured illustrations throughout by Edward Tennyson Reed, also known for his cartoons in Punch. Lord Alfred Bruce Douglas (1870 - 1945), nicknamed Bosie, was a British author, poet and translator, better known as the intimate friend and lover of the writer Oscar Wilde. Condition: In aquarter cloth binding with illustrated paper covered boards. Externally, sound but with wear to extremities, somerubbing, handling marks and stains to boards. Hinges tender. Internally, text block generally firmly bound although last few pages detached due to hinge. Bright but with slight offsetting to front and rear, the occasional handling mark and spot. Overall: GOOD ONLY.

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        L'Aeronautique

      Paris - Societe Francaise d'Editions d'Art, 1898. Paris - Societe Francaise d'Editions d'Art, 1898 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A fascinating copy of L'Aeronautique by Banet-Rivet 'Professeur au Lychee Michelet'. A number of diagrams and illustrations have been includes within the text. The original paper wraps have been bound within. In French. Condition: In a half morocco binding with marbled boards. Externally, a trifle rubbed with some shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound, generally bright and clean with just some marginal age toning only. A bookplate from the private library ofa previous owner 'Mike Willoughby' has been tipped into the front pastedown additional library information has been tipped into the front blank. Overall Condition: VERY GOOD..

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        A March on London: Being a Story of Wat Tyler's Insurrection

      London - Blackie and Son, 1898. London - Blackie and Son, 1898 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition and illustrated copy of Henty's adventure story based on the 1381 Peasants' Revolt. First Edition. Featuring an illustrated frontispiece. Contains eight illustrated plates. With a bookseller'slabel for Neugent's, Nottingham, to the rear pastedown. With an illustratedpublisher's catalogue to the rear. Alfred Henty (8 December 1832 16 November 1902) was an English novelist and a special correspondent. He is best known for his historical adventure stories that were popular in the late nineteenth century. Condition: In a decorative cloth binding. Externally, smart with just some shelfwear only. Some darkening to the spine. Internally, generally firmly bound although slightly strained in places. Generally clean with just the odd spot or mark. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        With Frederick the Great, A Story of the Seven Years War

      London - Blackie and Son, 1898. London - Blackie and Son, 1898 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. With Frederick the Great, A Story of the Seven Years War is an historicalnovel by G. A. Henty with twelve illustrations by Walter Paget and a map preceding first chapter. First editionGeorge Alfred Henty (1832-1902), was a prolific English novelist and a special correspondent. He is best known for his historical adventure stories that were popular in the late 19th century. Wal (Walter Stanley) Paget (1863-1935) was a successful portraitist and illustrator a brother of renowned illustrator Sidney Paget. Condition: In an illustrated cloth binding. Externally,sound but with some wear to extremities, rubbing and occasional marks to boards. Hinges tender with free endpapers missing. Internally, generally firmly bound although slightly strained in places with the odd page detached. Bright but with occasional slight foxingand the odd handling mark. Overall: GOOD.

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