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        THE ENGLISH ANGLER IN FLORIDA. With Some Descriptive Notes of the Game Animals and Birds

      Rowland Ward 1898. . 1st Ed. Square 8vo. xii + 125pp. Numerous ills. Some light marginal browning, original gilt lettered cloth, extremities rubbed, spine faded and sl. chipped. (James) Rowland Ward (1847–1912), taxidermist. His only angling book. US$640

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        The Story of the Malakand Field Force: An Episode of Frontier War

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1898. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Here is a scarce first edition, first printing of the Colonial edition of Churchill's first book, which recounts his experiences when attached to Sir Bindon Blood's punitive expedition on the Northwest Frontier of India in 1897. First printing Colonial editions 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. Offered here is the important first printing of the Colonial edition in the second state. As is the case with the Home Issue first edition, second state copies are distinguished by the presence of the domestic errata slip. This is an original, unrestored copy, meaning it has not been rebacked or had endpapers replaced like so many of the copies that survive. The binding is overall clean, tight, and square but of course shows some age The pictorial front board retains strong color and only minimal scuffing. There is mild bubbling to the boards and light corner wear. There is also a small old cellotape remnant at the bottom edge of the top board (this apparently from a poorly applied plastic cover that once protected the binding). The spine is nicely rounded with the gilt still clearly legible. There is some wear and fraying at the head and tail and some wrinkling to the spine cloth. The contents are unusually bright and tight for a Colonial edition, with just light intermittent spotting. All maps are intact and properly folded. There is a contemporary inked owner name dated "Oct. 1898" on the ffep (conveniently dispelling any doubt that this is a first printing). Tissue guards are still present at the frontispiece and the folding map at p.1. Many Colonial editions we see seem to have spent time in private lending libraries. This might explain the number "854" inked on the spine, the ffep, and the title page and on a sticker on the front pastedown. There are no other ex-library indications or marks or residue. Overall, a well-preserved copy of a very scarce first printing. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A1.2.d, Woods/ICS A1(ab.1), Langworth p.15

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        The Deserted Village ... to which is prefaced some notes concerning a Little Journey to 'Sweet Auburn' -- 1/40 specially illuminated

      East Aurora, NY: Roycroft. 1898. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. 1898. This copy is number 31 of 40 books signed by Elbert Hubbard and specially illuminated by hand. Hardcover, large 4to., bound by Stikeman in full green levant morocco, with gilt tooled decorated floral panel on sides, teg., marbled endpapers with gilt dentelles. 55 pp., with beautiful hand illuminations in color. Near Fine. Spine leather has sunned to brown; Fine, bright, unmarked contents; a few small adhesive remnants to a front blank page. Book housed in green cloth slipcase that is strong and intact, with light wear to the tips. An impressive book from Hubbard and the Roycrofters. Digital images available upon request.

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        Tales of Unrest

      London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1898. First English edition. 8vo. . Original green cloth, t.e.g. Unicorn bookplate of Scott Cunningham. Spine ends bumped. Near fine. Smith, pp. 13- 14; Cagle A4c1

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        Die Zuchtwahl des Pferdes. Im Besonderen das englisch-arabische Vollblut. Historisch und kritisch bearbeitet

      Braunschweig, Friedrich Vieweg und Sohn 1898.. Mit 15 tls. gefalt. fotografischen Tafeln. VIII, 263 S. Marmorierter Pappband im Stil d. Zt., unter Verwendung des Leder-Rückenschildchens der Erstbindung. 25 x 17 cm. Nicht häufige und hübsch illustrierte Abhandlung über die Zucht arabischer Vollblut- und Halbblutpferde. Sehr gutes Exemplar!

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        Northward over the "Great Ice" A Narrative of Life and Work along the Shores and upon the Interior Ice-Cap of Northern Greenland in the Years 1886 and 1891-1897

      New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1898. First American edition. 2 vols., 8vo. With maps, diagrams, and about 800 illustrations. Blue cloth. Spines sunned (as usual), a few minor spots of rubbing, but otherwise a very good copy. Bookplate of James B. Pond. Arctic Bib. 13231 . Inscribed to Major James B. Pond (1838-1903) who was the entrepeneur who put Peary on the lecture circuit, "To my friend Jas. B. Pond as a slight token of my regartd. R. E. Peary U.S.N. May 31st, '98."

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        La mission lyonnaise d'exploration commerciale en Chine, 1895-1897,

      Lyon, Rey et Cie 1898, - fort in-4, XXXVII-386-473 pp., orné de 9 cartes dépliantes en couleurs, 179 gravures dans le texte dont de nombreuses à pleine page, broché. La première partie concerne les récits de voyage: du Tonkin au Se-tchouan avec l'exploration du Se-tchouan et une importante étude ethnologique sur les races autochtones de la Chine méridionale et occidentale. La seconde partie regroupe les rapports commerciaux et notes diverses sur le Tonkin, le Yun-nan, Hong-Kong, Canton, le Koui-tchéou, le Sé-tchouan et sur Han-k'éou, puis des études sur les productions chinoises comme les mines, la soie, le coton, etc. Menus frottis sans gravité, bon exemplaire. (Cordier, BS 2160) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Le plaisir de rompre.

      Paris, Paul Ollendorff, 1898. - In-8°, 37p. Edition originale. Couverture illustrée par Félix Vallotton. Exemplaire enrichi d'un envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à Jules Claretie. En excellente condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Twelve Hundred Miles on the River Murray

      Australia: George Robertson & Co.,, Australia & London 1898 - Dark green boards with gilt title and logo, gilt edges, no dust jacket. Has a bookplate of Wigan Free Public Library, no stamps. Oblong Folio, pages with gilt edges. Pages very slightly blackened with odd scuff mark or grubby finger mark, some page edges frayed at book's beginning. Otherwise in a near fine condition. Captain Sturt in 1828-9 explored the Murray River and gave a very favorable account of the river, thus creating a great deal of interest in it. This resulted in settlement and the use of the river as a highway.The artist A. S. Murray followed to a large extent Sturt's footsteps in his journey down the river. He recorded and painted what he saw during his journey down the river. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Anecdotes historiques et religieuses sur les seins et l'allaitement, comprenant l'histoire du décolletage et du corset. Curiosités médicales, littéraires et artistiques sur les seins et l'allaitement.

      Paris, Maloine, 1898 - 2 volumes in-8, VII, (1), 390, (1) pp., 210 figures dans le texte et (6), 352 pp., 180 figures dans le texte, demi-veau rouge de l'époque, 1 feuillet un peu froissé avec une déchirure restaurée, sinon très bon exemplaire. Edition originale, rare complète des 2 volumes. Ouvrage très documenté et richement illustré. Gustave Joseph Witkowski (1844-1923) né à Paris d'un père polonais, étudia la médecine et se consacra essentiellement à l'histoire de la médecine, notamment de l'obstétrique. Bibliographica lactaria, 996 ; N. McDonald, Medieval Obscenities, p. 19 : "two volumes comprising a fully illustrated eulogy to the female breast, the second of which also included a history of corset." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Gold-fields of Australasia Assisted by Bergassessor Dr. Karl Vogelsang. Translated by Henry Louis.

      London, Macmillan And Co., 1898. - Text Volume Only; 8vo; pp. xx, 254, (ii) book catalogue; folding b/w panorama frontispiece, 12 b/w plates, appendices, general index, index of mines, reefs, etc, index of minerals and rocks, red cloth, title lettered in faded gilt on spine, spine faded, spine and corners bumped and worn, 20mm strip along bottom edge of front board worn down to boards, light flecking to cloth with some small marks, foxing to tissue guard of frontispiece, no marks to frontispiece or title page, some pages unopened, binding slightly weakened but still quite tight, cloth and boards fair, pages unmarked and in good condition. Considered to be one of the most comprehensive studies of Australian goldfields done in the Nineteenth century. Text Volume only (was originally accompanied by a folder of maps).

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        ISKUSSTVO I KHUDOZHESTVENNAYA PROMYSHLENNOST' ("Art and Artistic Industry"). Illustrated Monthly Magazine. Three years (complete set)

      St. Petersburg: Imperial Society of Encouragement of Arts, 1898-1901 Editor: Nikolai Sobko. Text in Russian. Folio size magazines for three years: 1898-1899, 1899-1900, and 1900-1901 (All published). 1st and 3rd years in original wrappers; 2nd year in library binding. Profusely illustrated with text drawings and plates (b/w and in color). In various condition. 2nd year is a bound ex-library copy with few old (1920's and earlier) stamps; first three issues bound at the end. 18th Century and earlier - 19th Century - Aesthetics - Archeology - Architecture - Art criticism - Art history - Art teaching (Stroganoff School, etc.) - Artistic associations - Artistic correspondence - Artistic education and propaganda - Artistic life - Artistic production (handicraft, artistic factories, etc.) - Auctions - Autobiographical materials - Bibliography - Biographies - Books review - Carpets and rugs - Caucasian art and architecture (Georgian, etc.) - Ceramics - Chronicle - Churches - Collections - Competitions - Construction - Earthenware - Embroidery - Engravings - Excavations - Exhibitions - Folk Art and artistic industry - Frescoes - Furniture - General art matters - Glass - Graphics - History - Satire and humor (Caricatures, etc.) - Icons - Ivory wares - Jewelry - Landscapes - Libraries and archives - Manuscripts - Medals - Miniatures - Monasteries - Monumental art - Monuments - Mosaics - Moscow Kremlin - Museums - Obituaries - Oriental art (Japanese, Middle Asian, etc.) - Ornaments - Painted wooden eggs (Pisankas) - Paintings - Palaces - Porcelain and porcelain industry - Portraits - Pottery - Restoration - Schools of art - Sculpture - Slavic art (Polish, Czech, Bulgarian, Romanian, Croatian, etc.) - Textile - Travels of artists and travel notes - Ukrainian art and architecture (Kiev, Odessa, Kharkov, etc.) - Western art and architecture (French, Spanish, Greek, Roman, Celtic, etc.) - Woodcarving - etc. Bem, Elizaveta - Bogoliubov, Aleksei - Borisov, Aleksandr - Briullov, Karl - Kramskoi, Ivan - Nesterov, Mikhail - Polenova , Elena - Repin, Ilya - Roerich, Nicholas (The Editor's assistant in 1898) - Shevchenko, Taras - Shishkin, Ivan - Surikov, Vasily - Sverchkov, Nikolay - Tropinin, Vasily - Vasiliev, Fedor - Vasnetsov, Apollinary - Vasnetsov, Victor - Vereshchagin, Vasily - Tretyakov, Pavel - and many, many others. Rare. Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website.. 1st ed..

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        ORNAMENT ("Ornament of All Times and Styles"). First Edition

      St. Petersburg: Devrien, 1898. Text in Russian. Folio (13-5/8" x 9-1/2") half-leather hardcover binding embossed in gilt to front and spine. Marbled edges. Explanatory text with illustrations plus 100 full size plates, many in color. Rare. Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website.. 1st ed..

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        The historical romances of Louisa Muhlbach - [complete in 20 volumes]

      New York and London : D. Appleton and Co. , [c1898] - Description: 20 v. fronts. 22 cm. Contents: v. 1. Andreas Hofer / tr. by F. Jordan --v. 2. Berlin and Sans-Souci / tr. by Mrs. C. Coleman and her daughters --v. 3. The daughter of an empress / tr. by N. Greene --v. 4. The empress Josephine / tr. by W. Binet --v. 5. Frederick the Great and his court / tr. by Mrs. C. Coleman and her daughters --v. 6. Frederick the Great and his family / tr. by Mrs. C. Coleman and her daughters --v. 7. Goethe and Schiller / tr. by C. Coleman --v. 8. Henry the Eighth and his court / [tr.] by H.N. Pierce --v. 9. Joseph the Second and his court / tr. by A. De v. Chaudron --v. 10. Louisa of Prussia and her times / tr. by F. Jordan --v. 11. Marie Antoinette and her son / tr. by W.L. Gage --v. 12. The merchant of Berlin / tr. by A. Coffin --v. 13. Mohammed Ali and his house / tr. by C. Coleman --v. 14. Napoleon and Blu cher / tr. by F. Jordan --v. 15. Napoleon and the queen of Prussia / tr. by F. Jordan --v. 16. Old Fritz and the new era / tr. by P. Langley --v. 17. Prince Eugene and his times / tr. by A. De v. Chaudron --v. 18. Queen Hortense / tr. by C. Coleman --v. 19. The reign of the Great Elector / tr. by M.S. Smith --v. 20. The youth of the Great Elector / tr. by M.S. Smith. Subjects: Louisa Muhlbach -- Collected works -- Historial fiction -- Novel. Description: 20 v. fronts. 22 cm. Contents: v. 1. Andreas Hofer / tr. by F. Jordan --v. 2. Berlin and Sans-Souci / tr. by Mrs. C. Coleman and her daughters --v. 3. The daughter of an empress / tr. by N. Greene --v. 4. The empress Josephine / tr. by W. Binet --v. 5. Frederick the Great and his court / tr. by Mrs. C. Coleman and her daughters --v. 6. Frederick the Great and his family / tr. by Mrs. C. Coleman and her daughters --v. 7. Goethe and Schiller / tr. by C. Coleman --v. 8. Henry the Eighth and his court / [tr.] by H.N. Pierce --v. 9. Joseph the Second and his court / tr. by A. De v. Chaudron --v. 10. Louisa of Prussia and her times / tr. by F. Jordan --v. 11. Marie Antoinette and her son / tr. by W.L. Gage --v. 12. The merchant of Berlin / tr. by A. Coffin --v. 13. Mohammed Ali and his house / tr. by C. Coleman --v. 14. Napoleon and Blu cher / tr. by F. Jordan --v. 15. Napoleon and the queen of Prussia / tr. by F. Jordan --v. 16. Old Fritz and the new era / tr. by P. Langley --v. 17. Prince Eugene and his times / tr. by A. De v. Chaudron --v. 18. Queen Hortense / tr. by C. Coleman --v. 19. The reign of the Great Elector / tr. by M.S. Smith --v. 20. The youth of the Great Elector / tr. by M.S. Smith. Subjects: Louisa Muhlbach -- Collected works -- Historial fiction -- Novel. 20 Kg. 0 pp.

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        The History of Don Quixote. Cassell edition

      London Cassell Petter,Galpin, & Co [1898]. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Marbled eps. Aeg. Signature of previous owner on ffep Reprint Green cover Half-leather over Buckram with ribbed spine 300mm x 230mm (12" x 9"). xxviii, 855pp. B/w engravings. With a biographical note on Cervantes by T. Teignmouth Shore.

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        The English Scottish Popular Ballads (Five Volume Set)

      Houghton Mifflin. Hardcover. Printed at the Riverside Press for Houghton Mifflin. This is the first five volume edition, 1898. Limited to 1,000 copies, this copy being out of series. The best edition of this classic work. An exceptionally clean set, very good plus to near fine with just a little tanning to pages and a few spots of rubbing to boards, as well as some very light shelfwear. Bound in green cloth with gold lettering. No ownership or library marks of any kind. All hinges strong and contents clean and bright. . Very Good. 1898. 1st Edition.

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        [Royal North-West Mounted Police] "Dalton Trail Post N. W. M. P."

      Haines, Alaska 1898. (Photograph) Very good. Original 19th Century Image, mounted on 9 7 / 8 X 7 15 / 16" card. Image is 6.5" X 4.5". Dalton Trail Post, 1875-1899. [aka: Pleasant Camp] Located near Haines, Alaska. The Dalton Trail Post ran along part of the U.S.-Canada border. The post was designed to maintain order during the "Gold Rush", control the surge of people to the area, and establish a border custom station. Inspector A.M. Jarvis led eighteen North-West Mounted Police from April to October, 1898. Under his supervision, they collected custom fees, captured several criminals, and witnessed the remnants of the U.S. Reindeer Relief Expedition pass through to the Klondike. Photographer: Unattributed..

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        Precious stones and gems, their history, sources and characteristics.

      Subject: (Mineralogia - Gemmologia). London, George Bell, 1898, 8vo piena pelle con bordi filettati in oro, dorso (restaurato) inciso e tasselli colorati, deidica autografa dell'A. al front. pp. XVI-339 con fig. n.t. un ritr. inc. in antip. e 13 tav. cromolitografiche f.t. (molto belle)

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        Human Immortality: Two Supposed Objections to the Doctrine

      Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1898. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition. Signed by Author. The first edition in red cloth. The book sprang from The Ingersoll Lectures on Human Immortality (which continue to this day). James gave the second lecture in 1897 and it was published as a book in the following year. Light wear at edges, spine ends bumped, browning to endpapers, inner joint cracked. Inscribed by James to his colleague at Harvard, the professor of Sanskrit Charles R. Lanman, and dated Cambridge, November, 1898. Along with a copy of the second edition in blue cloth with an added preface answering a few points; both housed in a custom marbled slipcase. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Philosophy; Religion & Theology. Signed by Author. Inventory No: 044155. .

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        [The Republic]. THE FLEETWOOD-HESKETH COPY WITH OSMOND BOOKPLATE

      Arthur L Humphreys, 1898. 2 vols., 4to., First Edition thus, on laid paper, titles in red and black, free endpapers mildly browned; original dove-blue boards, ivory paper backs lettered and numbered in black, uncut, first volume with chip at headband else a very good, bright, clean set. THIS COPY WAS FORMERLY IN THE LIBRARY OF CHARLES HESKETH FLEETWOOD-HESKETH AND BEARS HIS FINE COPPER-ENGRAVED ARMORIAL BOOKPLATE ON FRONT PASTE-DOWNS. Robert Osmond engraved this elaborate armorial for Charles Hesketh Fleetwood-Hesketh (1871-1947) in l911. Charles, only surviving son of John Bibby, of Hart Hall, Allerton, Liverpool and his second wife, Anna Maria Emily Fleetwood, eldest daughter of the Rev. Charles Hesketh, took the surname and arms of Hesketh by Royal Licence in 1899, and the surname and arms of Fleetwood-Hesketh in 1907. With two helms and crests, and elaborate mantling on a shaded ground, this shows Osmond at his most ambitious. See Brian Lee: 'The Renaissance of Copper-Engraved Bookplates in Britain' (Coat of Arms 187, 1999). The translation is that of Davies and Vaughan, first published by Macmillan in 1866. RARE. . Catalogs: literature.

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        Fritz. Radierung.

      Manesse, - 35 x 25 cm, 16 x 12,5 cm, Tadell. Nr. 6 von 200 Exemplaren. In der Platte monogrammiert u. betitelt. (Naef, 99). - Karl Geiser (* 22. Dezember 1898 in Bern; ? vor dem 5. April (nach Untersuchungen Ende März) 1957 in Zürich) war ein Schweizer Bildhauer; seine Plastiken sind figürlich. Sie stellen immer Menschen dar, der Stil liegt zwischen Realismus und Klassizismus. Geiser arbeitete auch als Zeichner, Radierer und Fotograf. Viele seiner Plastiken sind als Kunst am Bau für Neubauten von Verwaltungs- und Schulgebäuden der Städte Zürich, Bern und Winterthur entstanden. 1600 gr.

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        The Two Magics. The Turn of the Screw, Covering End

      London: William Heinemann,, 1898. Octavo. Recently bound in full blue morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt,marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Light spotting to half title, mild staining to pages 90 and 175, else a very good copy finely bound. First edition. The Two Magics includes the first appearance in book form of The Turn of the Screw, widely acknowledged as one of the greatest ghost stories in the language. One of only 1,500 copies printed.

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        The Two Magics. The Turn of the Screw; Covering End

      London: William Heinemann. G- : in Good condition minus without dust jacket. Wear to extremities, especially at spine. With cloth worn through at foot of spine. Some foxing, but contents otherwise good. 1898, January. First edition, first impression. Turquoise hardback cloth cover. 200mm x 130mm (8" x 5"). 310pp. First hardback printing of "The Turn of the Screw", his classic ghost story. Cover with impressed 'four iris' design, title page in red & black, and 32 page catalogue at end of book. .

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        Auf Schneeschuhen durch Gr?nlandAutorisirte deutsche Uebersetzung von M. MannIn Two Volumes

      nbsp;Hamburg -Verlagsanstalt und Druckerei Actien-Gesellschaft, 1898 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A fascinating set of accounts into Nansens crossing of Greenland; the influential expedition from which hecollected valuable information on the characteristics of Greenlands climatic and geographical nature. Written in German. Featuring hundreds of illustrations throughout the text,and all four of the original colouredmaps. Collated complete. Fridtjof Nansen was a Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize laureate. Although he retired from exploration after his return to Norway, his techniques of polar travel and his innovations in equipment and clothing influenced a generation of subsequent Arctic and Antarctic expeditions. Complete in two volumes and uniformly bound in their original pictorial cloth bindings with gilt lettering. Condition: In originalgrey pictorial cloth bindings with gilt lettering to the spines and front boards. Externally, both volumes are sound with only some lightly gentlerubbing to the extremities. All hinges are slightly strained, although holding firm. Internally, generally firmly bound and bright throughout. Mostly clean, aside from the occasional handling mark. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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

      Stuttgart., Verlag von Ferdinand Enke. 1898. Leks8vo. Originalt vinrødt helshirtingbind. VIII, 232 s. Royal 8vo. Publishers wine-red full cloth. VIII, 232 pp.. Første utgave av den første boken for leger om røntgenundersøkelser. Bindet med små bruksspor. Tidliger eierstempel. First edition of the first work for doctors on x-rays. Binding with small traces of use. Former owner stamp

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        Children in prison and Other Cruelties of Prison Life

      Murdoch & Co., London 1898 - Original printed wrappers (soft cover). 16 pages. First edition in booklet form of Wilde's letter about the Warder Martin case- Martin had been dismissed as warder at Reading Prison for having shown kindness and giving food to a hungry child prisoner. Includes a typed 1932 sales receipt from Richard S. Wormser, Rare Books, New York with the sales price of $8.50. Also included is a typed SIGNED letter from Rupert Hart-Davis, to the previous owner requestiong original Wilde letters. Hart-Davis was the editor of the First Collected Edition of the Letters of Oscar Wilde. An exceptional copy of a fragile and scarce item. MASON/MILLARD 26 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Harper’s Pictorial History of the War with Spain

      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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        Forty One Years in India from Subaltern to Commander in Chief ( with Letter )

      London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1898. Collation: xxii + 597 pages Contains Hand-written letter from the Author to Lady Lytton: New Burlington Street, London W 2nd June 1898 Mr Dear Lady Lytton. I send for your kind acceptance a copy of the one volume edition of my “Forty One Years in India’’ at Page 334 you will find Lord Lytton’s portrait, which will, ???? add to the value of he book in your estimation. I am so very sorry that the portrait is not the one you like best, but think? ?? assure Mssr. Bentley it was the right one. With kindest regards, believe me your very ???? Roberts. Also inscribed on Half-title page: The Countess of Lytton From the Author Roberts 2nd June 1898 Bound in original publishers red cloth, with blind-stamped decoration to top board, gilt title lettering to spine. Spine faded, and cloth dusty, but binding overall in very good firm condition. Internally: Illustrated with 40 illustrations and folding maps. In very good clean condition throughout.Book measures 14x21cms.A56. First Edition in One Volume. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        PINOCCHIO'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND

      Boston:Jordon, Marsh & Co. 1898 - Translated from the Italian, with an introduction by, Hezekiah Butterworth. Boston:Jordan, Marsh & Co. (1898). 212pp. Illustrated with 4 color plates by Rene Quentin that were not in the earlier edition, as well as black and white drawings. Title in gilt on front board with black and white illustration. Covers slightly faded. Xmas 1901 in pencil on first free end-page, otherwise a very good, clean, tight copy. T030. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Lehmann's Medizin Band XVII. Atlas der Gerichtlichen Medicin [Lehmann's Medical Hand Atlas of Forensic Science Volume XVII]

      G- : in good (minus) condition without dust jacket. Covers rubbed and edgeworn with light marking to rear. Endpapers browned. One plate loose; lacking some chromolithographic plates. Ex Royal College of Surgeons Library [First Edition] Green hardback cloth cover 200mm x 150mm (8" x 6"). [380pp.]. 29 of 56 chromolithographic plates (pl. 28) duplicated; numerous b/w photographic plates. Text in German.

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        Dictionnaire Analogique & Etymologique Des Idiomes Meridionaux Qui Sont Parles Depuis Nice Jusqu'a Bayonne Et Depuis Les Pyrenees Jusqu'au Centre De La France

      H. Welter, 1898-01-01. Hardcover. Acceptable. . 1344 pages. binding has failed, but all pages are present. Spine covering is missing. Text is clean. Ex library copy with some of the usual markings. Both boards detached and present.

      [Bookseller: River Enterprises]
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        Ferro e fuoco nel Sudan. Lotte da me sostenute contro i Dervisci, mia prigionia e mia fuga 1879/1895.

      Subject: (Viaggi). Roma, Voghera, 1898, 8vo m.tela moderna, pp. XVI-687 con num. tav. f.t. e due carte lit. a col. rip. in fine.

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        In the Forbidden Land.

      - An account of a journey in Tibet capture by the Tibetan authorities imprisonment, torture, and ultimate release. Also various official documents, including the enquiry and report by J. Larkin, Esq., appointed by the Government of India. With a map and two hundred and fifty illustrations. In two volumes. London William Heinemann 1898. 8:o. Frontispiece,xx,320; xvi,263 pages + 58 plates of which 8 are in full colour + folding map. Tear repaired with japanese ricepaper, but still miscolouring from previous tape. publisher`s green pictorial boards, rubbed. 23 x 15 cm. 2 volumes.[#46585] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Golfer's Alphabet

      Harper & Brothers 1898 - Humorous illustrations by AB Frost and accompanying rhymes by WG Van Tassel Sutphen, the man who coined the phrase "the 19th hole". Square 4to. Unpaginated. Illustrated boards, rubbed with some small chips and the odd area of surface loss. Corners and edges a little bumped. Binding becoming loose but still intact and clean. A good copy.

      [Bookseller: Sportspages]
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        Collected work of Robert Louis Stevenson [complete in 25 volumes]

      "New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1898-1905" "New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1898-1905", 1924. 1st Edition in this form. "Desc.: 25v., fronts. (ports.) ; 22cm. Contents: I. New Arabian nights. --II. Treaure Island. --III. More new Arabian nights: The dynamiter, written in collaboration with Mrs. Stevenson. The story of a lie. --IV. Prince Otto. Island nights' entertainments. Father Damien. --V. Kidnapped. --VI. David Balfour: a sequel to Kidnapped. --VII. The merry men and other tales and fables. The strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. --VIII. The black arrow. The misadventures of John Nicholson. The body-snatcher. --IX. The master of Ballantrae. --X. The wrecker, written in collaboration with L. Osbourne. --XI. The wrong box, written in collaboration with L. Osbourne. The ebb tide, written in collaboration with L. Osbourne. --XII. An inland voyage. Travels with a donkey. Edinburgh, picturesque notes. --XIII. Virginibus puerisque and other papers. Memories and portraits. --XIV. Familiar studies of men and books. Miscellaneous papers. --XV. The amateur emigrant. Across the plains. The Silverado squatters. --XVI. A child's garden of verses. Underwoods. Ballads. --XVII. Vailima letters: correspondence addressed to Sidney Colvin. --XVIII. Memoir of Fleming Jenkin. Records of a family of engineers. --XIX. In the South seas. A foot-note to history. --XX. Wier of Hermiston. The plays of W. E. Henley and R. L. Stevenson. Fables. XXI. St. Ives: being the adventures of a French prisoner in England. --XXII. Sketches. Criticisms, etc. --XXIII, XXIV & XXV: Letters. Notes: The titles in this set are divided into 3 groups: Novels and tales; Travels and essays; Letters and miscellanies. Group titles are tooled in gilt on front covers. Individual titles and vol. numbers gilt-blocked on spines. " "Very good copies in the original gilt-blocked maroon leather. Blind tooling to spine cover and front cover. Gilt-backed title panels to front cover. Previous owner's gift inscription on the dedication page. Spine bands and panel edges slightly dust-toned and rubbed as with age. Minor bumping to corners. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request."

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        Poems

      London: G. Bell and Sons Ltd., , June 1898. Illustrations by Robert Anning Bell and introduction by Walter Raleigh. Octavo (202 × 133 mm). Finely bound by Maclehose in near-contemporary full green morocco, titles and ornately gilt-tooled design to spine, boards, board edges and turn-ins, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. With black and white illustrations to plates and in the text by Robert Anning Bell. Spine sunned, extremities lightly rubbed, some spotting around the title page, but otherwise internally clean; a beautiful copy in excellent condition. A beautiful and intricate Arts & Crafts binding, executed by Maclehose of Glasgow, on a copy of Keats's poems illustrated by Robert Anning Bell (second edition thus, with several Bell illustrations added to the original edition of October in the previous year). Bell was also an Arts & Crafts artist with associations to Glasgow - being appointed Chief of Design at the Glasgow School of Art in 1911. Though not signed as such, the design is not dissimilar to the style of Arts & Crafts artist Talwin Morris, also working in Glasgow around the time.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Ames d'automne.

      Fasquelle 1898 - - Fasquelle, Paris _1898, 10,5x16,5cm, relié. - Edition originale sur papier courant, il n'a été tiré que 20 Japon en grands papiers. Reliure à la bradel en demi percaline marron, dos lisse orné d'un motif floral doré, date et double filet dorés en queue, pièce de titre de chagrin olive, plats de papier marbré, couvertures conservées, reliure de l'époque signée à froid de Pierson. Précieux envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à Henri Lavedan. Ouvrage orné d'illustrations de Heidbrinck. Une garde partiellement ombrée, légères épidermures sans gravité en pieds des plats, agréable exemplaire. . La Librairie Le Feu Follet offre aux clients AbeBooks 10% de réduction ainsi que les frais de port vers la France métropolitaine sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 920 EUR. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        kelly's directory of Hampshire, The Isle of Wight, Wiltshire and Dorsetshire. 1899

      London: Kelly's Directories Ltd, 1898 xxxviii + 1726 pages plus 60 pages of adverts. 3.1kg. Red cloth boards with two repaired tears to faded spine, boards rubbed and scuffed to all edges, with the contents tight, with some sporadic spotting throught, with 4 fold-out maps, with tear to Hampshire map, with front end-paper missing. Very Good. This is the 10th edition with Every Parish in the counties is included. A rare title to find. . 10th Edition . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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        Through Asia.

      London: Methuen & Co., 1898 - 2 volumes octavo. Original green cloth, title gilt to the spines and to the upper boards together with a gilt block, all within single fillet panel, top edge gilt the others uncut. A little rubbed, endpapers browned, some foxing at the fore-edge, but the hinges sound, text very clean, unusually well-preserved, a very good set. Photogravure frontispiece to each and over 120 full-page illustrations from Hedin's superb photographs and sketches, 4 of them coloured, 4 sketch-maps, and a large folding map at the rear of each volume. First edition in English, translated from the Swedish edition of the same year. "Popular account of three and a half years' of explorations in the Pamirs, the deserts of Takla Makan and Lob-nor region, Tsaidam and Southern Tibet in 1893-97" (Yakushi). The book that established Hedin's world-wide fame. Hedin's credentials as one of the great explorers are beyond question; "Judged merely by his maps he was brilliant, as today's satellite surveys have shown. Sir Francis Younghusband, who met him in Kashgar in 1890 when he was still unknown, was much struck by him. 'He impressed me as being of the true stamp for exploration - physically robust, genial, even tempered, cool and persevering I envied him his linguistic ability [Hedin was fluent in seven languages], his knowledge of scientific subjects, and his artistic accomplishments. He seemed to posses every qualification of a scientific traveller, added to the quiet, self-reliant character of his northern ancestors'" (Hopkirk, Foreign Devils on the Silk Road, p55). Yakushi H97b.

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        Municipal Architecture In Boston From Designs by Edmund M. Wheelwright City Architect, 1891 to 1895

      Boston: Bates & Guild, 1898. First edition. Hardcover. Brown buckram. Very good. 2 vols./No Dust Jacket. 80 & 52 pages in text. Folio, 48 x 41 cm. Limited edition, copy 226 of 500. 100 tipped-in collotype plates with additional illustrations in the text, mostly floor plans. List of Subscribers. The editor was Professor of Architecture at M.I.T. Public schools, hospitals, fire and police stations, piers and subway coverings are visually presented. Interior contents, plates and text, generally clean. Small stamp of Edward Harrison Hoyt, Architect on first blank endpaper, autograph letter from Wheelright tipped-in. Slight discoloration cover of Vol. I. Originally issued in board portfolios.

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        The novels and tales of Robert Louis Stevenson [complete in 26 volumes]

      New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1898-1905 - Desc.: 26v., fronts. (ports.) ; 22cm. Contents: I. New Arabian nights. --II. Treaure Island. --III. More new Arabian nights: The dynamiter, written in collaboration with Mrs. Stevenson. The story of a lie. --IV. Prince Otto. Island nights' entertainments. Father Damien. --V. Kidnapped. --VI. David Balfour: a sequel to Kidnapped. --VII. The merry men and other tales and fables. The strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. --VIII. The black arrow. The misadventures of John Nicholson. The body-snatcher. --IX. The master of Ballantrae. --X. The wrecker, written in collaboration with L. Osbourne. --XI. The wrong box, written in collaboration with L. Osbourne. The ebb tide, written in collaboration with L. Osbourne. --XII. An inland voyage. Travels with a donkey. Edinburgh, picturesque notes. --XIII. Virginibus puerisque and other papers. Memories and portraits. --XIV. Familiar studies of men and books. Miscellaneous papers. --XV. The amateur emigrant. Across the plains. The Silverado squatters. --XVI. A child's garden of verses. Underwoods. Ballads. --XVII. Vailima letters: correspondence addressed to Sidney Colvin. --XVIII. Memoir of Fleming Jenkin. Records of a family of engineers. --XIX. In the South seas. A foot-note to history. --XX. Wier of Hermiston. The plays of W. E. Henley and R. L. Stevenson. Fables. XXI. St. Ives: being the adventures of a French prisoner in England. --XXII. Sketches. Criticisms, etc. --XXIII & XXIV Letters to his families and friends. --XXV & XXVI. Life of Robert Louis Stevenson / by Graham Balfour. Notes: The titles in this set are divided into 4 groups: Novels and tales of Robert Louis Stevenson; Letters and miscellanies; Travels and essays; Life of Robert Louis Stevenson. Group titles tooled in gilt on front covers. Individual titles and volume numbers gilt-blocked on spines. Very good copies in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Spine bands and panel edges slightly dulled and rubbed as with age. Bumped corners. Some spine covers are sun-toned. Previous owner's bookplates on some front pastedowns. Remains particlularly well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. 10 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hidden witchery

      Leonard Smithers. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1898. First Edition. Hardcover. Clean hardback tightly bound in white quarter buckram over blue cloth with gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, no inscriptions, pages edges rough cut. 244 pages, illustrations by Will G. Mien. Uncommon, one of 450 copies, not numbered .

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        Marlborough: His Life and Times, full set of four British first edition, first printings in dust jackets

      This is a collector-worthy full set of four British first edition, first printings in first printing dust jackets.  Churchill's monumental biography of his great ancestor, John Churchill, the first Duke of Marlborough, was initially conceived a full 40 years before publication of the fourth and final volume.  Churchill originally considered the idea of the biography in 1898, returning to it in earnest in 1928.  Marlborough ultimately took 10 years of research and writing and is the most substantial published work of Churchill's "wilderness years" in the 1930s.  The final volume was published on the eve of the Second World War in 1938.  Richard Langworth says "To understand the Churchill of the Second World War, the majestic blending of his commanding English with historical precedent, one has to read Marlborough."  The work was very well received, both critically and aesthetically.  The first edition is a physically impressive production.  The books measure 9.25 x 6.25 inches and are roughly 2 inches thick.  Each is bound in plum cloth with beveled edges, the Marlborough coat of arms gilt on the front cover, and a gilt top edge.  Moreover, each volume is profusely illustrated.  Unfortunately, the plum cloth binding in Volumes I-III proved highly susceptible to sun fading.  (A different, more fade-resistant dye was used in Volume IV.)  Without the dust jackets, Volumes I-III are nearly always spine faded and jacketed first editions are now scarce.  Particularly scarce are first printing dust jackets for Volumes I & II.  We caution collectors to be wary of price-clipped dust jackets, as later impression Volume I & II dust jackets state either "2nd Impression" or "3rd Impression" printed next to the price on the lower front flap.  No such problem applies to Volumes III & IV, which each had only a single printing.  This full, four-volume British first edition set features volumes in near-fine or better condition with the accompanying dust jackets in very good plus or better condition.  All four dust jackets retain the original front flap prices.  The absence of either price-clipping or later impression notation on the lower Volume I & II front flaps definitively confirms first printing status.  Moreover, this is a lifelong matched set.  The sole previous ownership in each volume is the recurrence of either the same previous owner name or personal library numerical notation, each dated in the year of publication.  These appear respectively on the ffep in Volumes I-III and the rear pastedown on Volume IV. Spine presentation and overall condition of the dust jackets makes this set superior to most jacketed first printing sets.  All four dust jackets are highly complete, with only fractional chipping at the spine ends.  The sole loss of note in the set is 1 x .5 inch at the upper front corner of Volume I.  The jacket spines are toned, but evenly so across all four volumes, befitting a set that has remained intact since publication.  All four dust jackets are fitted with removable, archival quality clear covers.  All four volumes beneath the jackets feature clean, tight, and square bindings with nicely rounded spines, bright gilt, sharp corners, and virtually no wear.  The complete dust jackets have done their job and spared the bindings from the typical sunning.  Only a tiny spot at the upper rear hinge of Volume II shows mild sunning corresponding to a jacket chip loss.  The contents of all four volumes are crisp, bright, and tight.  All four volumes feel unread.  The top edge gilt remains bright.  Very light spotting appears limited to prelims and fore edges in volumes II-IV, with Volume I spotting a bit heavier to the fore edge, but internally affecting only the half-title, frontispiece, and title page.  Bibliographic reference: Cohen A97.2(I-IV).a, Woods/ICS A40(aa); Langworth p.166

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        The War of The Worlds.

      London: William Heinemann, 1898. - FIRST EDITION, with undated 32-page catalogue inserted at rear. 8vo. pp. viii, 303, [32]. Publisher's grey cloth lettered in black; cloth a little marked with an area of soiling to rear panel and spine. A little spotting to first and last few leaves, flyleaf neatly replaced, else internally clean. Very good. A science fiction classic; giant tripod martian machines bringing destruction and mayhem to Surrey, what more can mankind ask for. Geoffrey H. Wells (14). Bleiler; Checklist of Fantastic Literature [290]. Shorter New Cambridge Bibliography (Eng.Lit.) 1293-8. Listed in Modern Library's Top 100 Novels [1998], also in '100 Books That Shaped World History' [Raftery, 2002]. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books, ABA ILAB]
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