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        An Almanac of Twelve Sports.

      London: William Heinemann 1898. With 12 coloured lithographs by William Nicholson plus lithographic advertisement for Nicholson's Alphabet. Publisher's half cloth with illustrated and lettered boards, corners bumped otherwise clean. Slight offsettng from plates. Name on flyleaf.. The bookblock loos from the binding

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell's Antikvariat]
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        Lehmann's Medizin Band XVII. Atlas der Gerichtlichen Medicin [Lehmann's Medical Hand Atlas of Forensic Science Volume XVII]

      Munich: J F Lehmann, 1898.. [First Edition]. Green hardback cloth cover. 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. [380pp.] :: 29 of 56 chromolithographic plates (pl. 28) duplicated; numerous b/w photographic plates :: 200mm x 150mm (8" x 6") :: Text in German

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        King Oscar Ii (print)

      . Original etching by Zorn, second plate, 2nd state of 2. Signed and dated in the plate at the bottom right corner and signed in pencil beneath the image on the right by Zorn. Image measures 7.0 x 9.7 inches (17.8 x 24.7 cm.) leaf measures 10.0 x 12.6 inches (25.5 x 32.0 cm.). Archivally matted. A crisp and clean impression with slight mat burn. Asplund 132.

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A]
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        The Adventures of Captain Bonneville USA in the Rocky Mountains and the Far West Digested From His Journal and Illustrated From Various Other Sources

      Pawnee Edition Both volumes of this two volume set are in fine condition in highly decorated white cloth covered boards with beveled edges. The top edges of the text blocks are gilt while the fore and bottom edges are rough cut. Bright gilt text and brown and gilt decorations highlight the spines and front boards. Both volumes are octavos measuring 8 5/8" tall by 6" deep. Volume I contains 339 pages and volume II contains 237 pages. Volume II contains a wonderful, two-color fold-out map within the appendix. Both volumes are illustrated with steel engravings by various artists. The text on each page is bordered by elaborate blue-green designs by the artist noted below. There is a prior owner's name neatly written in ink at the upper corner of the first free end pages. Both volumes are contained within their original, maroon, V cloth, paper backed, dust jackets which are both in very good+ condition. The gilt text stamping on the spine area remains quite bright and readable. As evidenced by her initials on the front board and many of the text borders, the cover, spine and page art are by Margaret Neilson Armstrong (1867-1944). She, like Sarah Wyman Whitman, was one of the most influential woman in book cover design during the later part of the 1990's and early 20th century. Howes states in his bibliography, U.S. IANA: "Explorations and fur trade operations from Green river to Salt Lake and Walla Walla, 1832-5 including the first account of the trapping expedition over the Sierras to California led by 'Joe' Walker." (Howes, I-85; Langfeld/Blackburn p. 87) This is a superb set and is a splendid example of late Victorian Age book design and art; made even more interesting by the presence of the two, very early examples of dust jackets which are seldom seen on books of this age.Our code number = TB22926

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        Dizionario bibliografico iconografico della Repubblica di San Marino, contenente le indicazioni delle opere pubblicate in varie lingue, con note illustrative, biografiche, rettificativa, preceduto da un Blasonario e da una carta topografica per? Illustrazioni di J. V. Driesten e riproduzioni in fotozincotipia

      Parigi. Protat. 1898Cm. 30; pp. XXVI, 321, (3). Bella legatura editoriale in percalina rossa, stemma in oro di San Marino al piatto e al dorso, titoli in oro al dorso. Risguardi in carta marmorizzata. Numerose illustrazioni nel testo anche a piena pagina, 7 tavole a colori fuori testo, protette da velina con stemmi araldici, onorificenze e figurini militari, una carta topografica a doppia pagina della Rep. Di San Marino. Ex libris Marchese Emilio del Sera Fiaschi. Prima edizione di 50 esemplari fuori commercio. Qualche piccolo restauro, ottimo esemplare. (18/327)

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        Les Menus & Programmes illustrés. Invitations, billets de faire part, cartes d'adresse, petites estampes du XVIIe siècle jusqu'a nos jours.

      4°. VIII, 402 p., 1, orné de quatre cent soixante reproductions dans le texte et 19 lithographies originales en couleur hors texte de Chéret, Ibels (2), Job, Synave, Millières, Toulouse-Lautrec (2) e.a. Reliure demi chagrin rouge, titre et décor dorés. Tranche doré. Edition originale. - Un des 1000 ex.num.sur vélin.(après 25 ex.sur japon et 25 sur chine). Livre de référence sur l'histoire de la gravure publicitaire en France du 17ème siècle à la Bele. - Manque la couverture originale avec une illustration par Mucha.Epoque. Bel exemplaire bien relié.

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein Buchantiquariat]
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        Dante: La Divina Commedia, Firenze Barbèra 1898, EDIZIONE DI LUSSO MIGNON


      [Bookseller: Inchiostro e Vinile]
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        Fridolins visor och andra dikter.

      Stockholm, Wahlström & Widstrand, 1898. 8:o. [viii] (första bladet tomt) + 120 s. Egenhändig dedikation: "Skriftställaren Herr G. Nordensv[an] med mycken tacksamhet o. aktn[ing] från förf."Bunden med:Fridolins lustgård och Dalmålningar på rim.Stockholm, Wahlström & Widstrand, 1901. 8:o. 144 s. Med dedikation: "Georg Nordensvan med högaktning och tillgifven[het] från förf."Sammanbundna i ett enkelt samtida halvfranskt band (lätt nött samt med liten kapitälnagg), båda främre omslagen medbundna (av Anders Forsberg resp. Albert Engström), dedikationerna ngt beskurna vid inbindningen.. Första upplagorna av Karlfeldts andra resp. tredje bok. Författaren och kritikern Georg Nordensvan (1855-1932) recenserade båda, i Aftonbladet 30 november 1898 resp. Dagens Nyheter 8 december 1901. Han var vid denna tid även redaktör för kalendern Nornan där Karlfeldt publicerade flera bidrag

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

      London: William Heinemann, 1898, January.. First edition, first impression. Turquoise hardback cloth cover. 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. 310pp :: 200mm x 130mm (8" x 5") :: 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

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        Original, signeret Tusch-tegning til Saxos Danmarkskrønike.

      Lavet som kapitelvignet til kapitet »Olaf Hunger«. Udateret. 25 x 40 cm.. Vignetten har været anvendt til en del udgaver af SAXO's Danmarkskrønike illustreret af Louis Moe, første gang udsendt 1898.I bogudgaven er illustraionen nedfotograferet til 6,5 x 10 cm. (Vedlagt en udgave af Krøniken fra 1907 i halvlæderbind med lidt brugsspor)

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        The Workman's Foe, A New and Original Dramatic Sketch in One Act [bound in with] Paul the Rebel, A New and Original Dramatic Sketch in One Act

      Watts & Co London: Watts & Co, [1898?]. Very Good. Rare. No original copies in WorldCat, one of two known copies - the other is in the James Ellis collection of Victorian drama. A Presentation Copy, inscribed "To Joseph Fay from his old friend Arthur B Moss 25 June 98."The Workman's Foe concerns a man who succeeds in becoming a manager in a large firm and then turning upon the workmen who helped him to climb the ladder, making their lives unendurable. Paul the Rebel is the story of a would-be anarchist whose mission is to blow up a bank. He ends up being blown up by his own bomb. Original wrappers bound in brown cloth with titles and author in gilt to cover. Water staining on pastedowns and free endpapers, partially affecting the inscription. Some pages loose, and paper has browned. Cloth binding slightly rubbed and worn, but an extraordinary survival story - radical plays by a working-class author printed in extremely perishable form. According to press notices reprinted on the original paper wrappers bound in, both plays were actually performed in local theaters in London. Very good condition given the fragility of the items. Workman's Foe: 16 pages; Paul the Rebel: 14 pages. Press notices unpaginated. DRA/013113.

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        Die Arbeit der Verdauungsdrüsen. Vorlesungen. Autorisierte Übersetzung aus dem Russischen von A. Walther.

      17 Abb., XII, 199 S. Marmor-Pappband im Stil der Zeit. Erste deutsche Ausgabe und erste Übersetzung überhaupt.- Dibner, Heralds of Science 135; Waller 7257; Fischer 1183; Heirs of Hippocrates 2129: "The work of the Russian physiologist Pavlov ind the field of physiology of digestion led to his beeing awarded the Nobel prize for medicine in 1904. His demonstration of conditioned reflexes and automatic responses in dogs had consequences not only for medicine, but for political practices, the sociological sciences, and psychological as well. The first edition in German is the first translation of this classic work on digestive glands, published in Russia the year before." - "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 St. Petersburg hielt und die im Jahr daruaf 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" (Carter/Muir, Bücher die die Welt verändern, 689). - Tadellos erhalten. Vordertitel oben mit Besitzerstempel.

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        Chromolithographic Print: "Destruction of Admiral Cervera's Fleet at Santiago De Cuba, July 3rd, 1898" showing battle scene and inset at upper right is circular portrait of W. (infield) S.(cott) Schley (1839-1909)

      Philadelphia: J. Hoover & Sons 1898 Philadelphia: J. Hoover & Sons, 1898. (SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR) Image 27 x 17 1/2 inches. Framed and glazed . Schley was selected "at the opening of the Spanish-American War to command the Flying Squadron at Hampton Roads...when Cevera's ships reached Martinique, the Flying 9:35 (July3, 1898) the Spanish ships emerged from the harbor (of Santiago) and turned westward, Schley's flagship, the Brooklyn, westernmost of the blockading line..." Xanthus Russell Smith (1839-1929) comes from a Family of Philadelphia Artists. He was the som of Russell Smith

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        Spinifex and Sand

      F. Mansfield New York:: F. Mansfield,. 1898.. First American edition. Roy. 8vo, xvi + 454pp. Frontispiece and ills in text and folding maps. F7960. Original gilt & black stamped decorated tan cloth. A delightfully clean copy of the scarce New York edition. An important tome in Western Australian exploration. Carnegie's aims were to determine the nature of the country between Warburton & Forrest's routes, ascertain whether any auriferous areas existed to the north & to examine the possibility of a direct stock route between the two goldfields. Some minor detractions include lightly dusted spine; light band of marking on back cover; spine ends slt. rubbed. Nevertheless, a very good, tight, untouched copy.

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        Captain of the Eleven (Cricket)

      Pears Soap London:: Pears Soap,. 1898.. A lovely copy of a famous and rare Pears Soap advertisement: we have not had this image for 20 years. Handsome chromolithograph of a young boy in front of a wicket with his bat straight to the ground in a defensive pose. Large chromolithograph print laid on canvas, 20 1/2 x 31 3/4", based on a painting by Philip Calderon, 1882. Beautiful 12 color printing, 3 repaired cracks into image on right side which are only slightly noticeable, otherwise vy good condition. This was one of a series of three elaborate chromolithographic advertisements for Pears. The other two advertisements were of African gray parrots in a cage & a woman & child with Persian carpets.

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      Prag, Heinr. Mercy Sohn, 1898. In folio, pp. XII, 132, 58 ill. in delineato in b/n f. t. a p. p (tratti da disegni ripresi dal vero), relative e vedute e scorci anche animati dell'isola, in fine 1 carta a colori con la Cala di S.ta Maria e, in fondo, allegata, 1 grande carta di Ustica a colori, applicata su tela e pi? volte ripiegata, leg. edit. in mz. tela in cartonato grigio con titolo al piatto, dorso e punte in rosso, testo in tedesco con la trascrizione di alcune antiche leggende locali scritte in vernacolo siciliano. Edizione originale e unica di questo non comune lavoro monografico sull'Isola di Ustica, impreziosito dalle belle immagini raffiguranti vedute, scorci e paesi. La poderosa opera, scritta dall'arciduca d'Austria, figlio del Granduca Leopoldo II di Toscana (Firenze, 1847 - Schloss Brandeis, 1915), grande appassionato di cultura mediterranea, ? corredata da notizie storiche, letterarie, naturalistiche e bibliografiche, e costituisce uno dei rari e approfonditi studi sull'isola di Ustica. Minime e irrilevanti tracce agli estremi della legatura, peraltro ottima copia allo stato di nuovo, perfette anche le carte.

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        Drawings By Thur De Thulstrup and Others

      E.R. Herrick & Co. New York: E.R. Herrick & Co., 1898. 22 plates, 36 x 52 cm. Each of the twenty-two color lithographs are in pristine condition.The binding is tight. Bror Thure Thulstrup (1848-1930) served in Sweden in the Svea Artillery Regiment then joined the foreign legion. He arrived in New York in 1974 to do illustrations for the Graphic and Harper's Weekly. This work became one of the finest not only for his vivid contrasts of the New York Upper Class with various elements of the lower class but also the war between the sexes. The rich colors of the men in formal dress and parties, card games etc are also matched with those from their counterparts in the Bowery and similar card games in the south of African Americans which while richly drawn cannot escape the charicature that was rooted in the white mind. The book is remarkably fine with each plate perfect with the original 1/4 cloth binding over pictorial boards. An uncommon item..

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        The War of the Worlds.

      William Heinemann, London 1898. First edition, variant issue. 304 pages + 32 pages of advertisments. Publisher's grey cloth, near fine. Contemporary inscription to the free front end paper [not by Wells].. One of the top five Sci-fi books of all times

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        Le Superbe Orenoque

      Paris: J Hetzel, 1898.. Illustrated by George Roux. Decorative Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 11 x 7¼ Inches Hardcover Beautifully bound book by Jules Verne in original FRENCH TEXT. 411 pages plus 8 pages of adverts and catalogue of publications for period dated 1898-1899. Pages are slightly browned on edges, outer edges are gold on on all sides. Many B/w illustrations, some full page with single background colour, outer boards are very ornate with gold, blue and black decoration, lightly rubbed on edges and very slight fade to spine. HEAVY BOOK 2 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. A really bright attractive copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST.

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      New York: William R. Jenkins, 1898 The True First American Edition. A near fine example of this rare [French Language] American publication bound in decorated green cloth over boards. 8vo. [1-6], 7-239 pages preceding the Doubleday English edition. With author & title credits in highly decorative gold lettering on the upper cover above an illustrated black stamped image of Cyrano gazing upward: author, title and publisher credit across the backstrip, teg. fore-edge uncut. With 9 black & white plates. In a sound binding, with extremities only very lightly rubbed. A very nice copy. Rare. Cyrano was first published [1898] by Librairie Charpentier et Fasquelle in Paris. In the United States it was published first in French in the same year by the William R. Jenkins Company & then in a much more broadly distributed English version by the firm of Doubleday, McClure which is most often called erroneously the first US edition. In the same year, Heinemann published the 1st UK edition. Both English language editions are preceded by the sparse Jenkins French printing; the French [American] copies being very far outnumbered by the later English language ones. This is the true First American Printing of Cyrano, in the very nice decorated original binding. Rostand's highlight & basis for two screen efforts; The Jose Ferrer 1950's original & the 1990 remake starring Gerard Depardieu. Ferrer won Best Actor Academy award for his portrayal of Cyrano. The 1990 film was up for five awards, including Oscar nominations for Depardieu & for the Best Foreign Film.. 1st Edition.

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      Kaltenleutgeben near Vienna. 7 May 1898. " Kaltenleutgeben, near Vienna." 7 May 1898.. 3 1/3 pages, in ink, on rectos and versos of two octavo lettersheets. Modest tanning, old folds from mailing, slightly weak at one fold, one word slightly smudged below baseline, otherwise very good. To "Dear Gilder," in the recipient's role as editor of CENTURY MAGAZINE: "If I want more, 'say so.' A young person would walk into that trap, imagining it a promise, whereas it has only the gilded outside aspect of one ... But I am not a young person: I have had it & cannot catch it again. So I, who am the descendant of the horse- beck's daughter, say not a single word, but am amply content with the addition of that great compliment wherein you tell me it is the highest price you have ever paid to anybody for anything. I have had that compliment paid to me three or four times in my life, & in every case there was something upliftingly splendid about the feel of it. I think it must be the way a pirate or tiger feels when he has made a 'record' ... I still remember the first two instances ... One was 31 years ago, when a now forgotten London magazine went down into its treasury & paid me $12.50 per mag. page for a 4-page article; the other was 22 years ago when the Atlantic paid me $18 per mag page for a series of articles. To be conscientiously accurate, that wasn't the highest the Atlantic had ever paid for prose - it had paid the same rate to Holmes for the 'Autocrat.' Still, as you will easily understand, the 'feel' was there: because to be rated with Oliver Wendell was itself a 'record.' In those days the author hadn't his today's chance to scrape the fat off'n an editor, but in those days there wasn't any fat on him - he hadn't either circulation or advertisements ...." Signed "Yours sincerely Mark [flourish]."

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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

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        The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley.

      London, MacMillan, 1898-1903.. A complete set of 5 vols. (4 plus the supplementary volume), roy. 8vo (10.3" x 7"), profusely illustrated, in original maroon gilt cloth. A very fine set of a scarce item with very minor foxing. Occupies 9.5" (240mm) of shelf space.

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      8 bind. Gyldendal, København og Kristiania 1898-1904. 1. udgave. Indbundet ubeskåret med de orig. omslag i 8 uniforme samtidige rødbrune halvlæderbind.. Førsteudgaven af et af Pontoppidans mange hovedværker

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        Animate Creation; Popular Edition of "Our Living World," a Natural History. In Six Volumes

      New York: Selmar Hess. 1898. Folio - 12" - 15" Tall. H Hard Cover. Very Good. Exceptionally clean and sound six volume set from 1898. Illustrated throughout with high quality tipped on tissue-protected chromolithographs (color lithographs) by L. Prang & Co. plus dozens of full page and smaller wood engravings. Publisher's textured light red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt, all edges gilt, each volume 13 inches tall and about an inch thick. Very light rubbing to the corners and spine ends, subtle fading to the spines, good hinges (far edges of volume I hinges just starting), firm text blocks, darkened newsclipping silhouette to one text page in volume V, very clean pages with no names or other markings.

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        "D'Albert (a vignette)"

      London: Smithers Ca. 1898 [London?]: [Smithers?], Ca. 1898. Image 3-3/4 x 2-3/4 inches; matted and framed to 8-3/4 x 7-3/4 inches overall. Photogravure printed on chine collE, initialed "AB" in the plate. This image appears as plate II in Six Drawings illustrating ThEophile Gautier's Romance Mademoiselle de Maupin (London, Leonard Smithers, 1898). This is a copy from another printing, presumably made by Smithers; the limitation is not known. Fine condition. Lasner 121A . Evidently unrecorded. Lasner, in his Beardsley Checklist, mentions copies on plain paper, vellum, Japanese vellum, and white satin, but not chine collE, which this definitely is

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        Quickborn. Heft IV. August Strindberg (tekst) - Edvard Munch (bilder). Red. Emil Schering.

      Berlin (1898). 4to. 23 + (1) s. Pent priv. håndb. skinnbd. med orig. omsl. medbundet. Omsl. gullfarget. Ryggen falmet.. *Vedlagt; Bokvännen. Nr. 3 1969. s (50-72) som inneholder ; Strindberg, Munch och Quickborn av Torsten Svedfelt. s. (51-56)

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

      Bates & Guild 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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        Hidden witchery

      Leonard Smithers, 1898.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good with no dust jacket. 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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        ARCHIVES DE LA COMMISSION DES MONUMENTS HISTORIQUES. Publiées sous le patronage de l'Administration des Beaux Arts, par les soins de MM. De Baudot et Pearrau.

      In folio, 5 cartelle edit. in tela, ciascuna contenente: 12-16 pp. di testo introduttivo, 100 tavv. in "héliogravure" con una o più figure, tutte dettagliatamente descritte (16 pp.). Le 500 belle tavv. complessive raffigurano: piante, particolari, sezioni, etc. di monumenti (religiosi, civili e militari) costruiti durante il periodo gallo-romano e nel corso dei sec. XI-XVII nelle regioni francesi di: ?Ile-de-France, Picardie - Normandie, Bretagne, Anjou, Poitu - Champagne, Lorraine, Bourgogne, Franche/Comté, Nivernais, Orléanais, Touraine - Lyonnais, Berri, Bourbonnais, Auvergne, Dauphiné, Angoumois, Aunis, Saintonge - Périgord, Languedoc, Provence, Guyenne, Gascogne?. Edizione originale. Cfr. Lorenz,XVIII,51. Manca solo il testo introduttivo della prima cartella. Esemplare ben conservato.

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      1st edition. Paris: Bibliothèque-Charpentier, Eugène Fasquelle 1898. 608 pp. Copy no. 47 of 300 on papier de Hollande. Totally uncut copy bound with orig. wrappers and top edge gilt in nice later halfleather.. Les Trois Villes

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        Harper's October

      Imprimerie Chaix Paris: Imprimerie Chaix, 1898. unbound. very good. View. Color lithograph. Page measures 15.25" x 11.25". This print was originally an advertisement for Harper's Magazine by Edward Penfield (1866-1925), an artist who lived and worked in New York City. Known as the "originator of the poster in America", Penfield designed for Harper's in the 1890's and his work is still highly collectible and sought after. Small tears to the upper right corner have been professionally repaired.

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        Operative Gynecology. 2 Vols.

      New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1898. 4to. Original full cloth. with minor fraying to spine tips and corners - near fine. XVII,563,XIII,557 pp., 24 lithographed plates and 590 illustration by Max Brödel and Hermann Becker.. First edition. Both volumes first printing. Garrison-Morton 6108. One of the finest works in clinical medicine

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        January: Hunting An Almanac of Twelve Sports

      London: William Heinemann, 1898. Archivally double-matted and framed in 1 inch black Eastlake-style moulding with conservation glass. Sized to 15.5 x 17.75 inches. First printing Fine A Fine original color-printed lithograph. Quarto (9.75 x 12.25). Archivally double-matted and framed in 1 inch black Eastlake-style moulding with conservation glass. Sized to 15.5 x 17.75 inches. William Nicholson (British 1872-1949) gained notoriety as a beloved portrayer of British Victorian culture with his dignified caricatures of both the pillars of society and the lay folk. His woodcut portraits of Queen Victoria, James McNeill Whistler, and Rudyard Kipling, from which this print was inspired, were both traditional yet innovative. Referencing the subculture of the late 19th Century Parisian Cafe society through the poster advertisements, and the work of Toulouse-Lautrec, Nicholson's mid-tonal compositions honored the void as well as the light. His revolutionary technique of carving away wide sections of block introduced a modern perspective to the traditional art of portraiture, caricature and book illustration.

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        THE NIGGER OF THE "NARCISSUS." A Tale of the Sea

      London: William Heinemann, 1898 Conrad, Joseph. THE NIGGER OF THE "NARCISSUS." A Tale of the Sea. London: William Heinemann, 1898. First Edition. 8vo., 259pp. + 36 pages of ads at the rear, 2 pages of reviews prior to the half title. First Edition, Second Impression. The copyright page prints: "First Edition 1897 / New Impression 1898". Publisher's slate gray cloth gilt lettered on the spine, the publisher's name in 3 mm high capital letters in gold at the tail; the publisher's gold life preserver enclosing the book title embossed as an ornament on the upper cover. A very good bright copy, the front fly leaf neatly restored, the text block clean & free of blemish. A very uncommon issue published April, 1898 originally published in 1897 in the U.S. as THE CHILDREN OF THE SEA.. 1st Edition.

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      Washington, DC: United States Geological Survey/U.S.G.S., 1898 Consists of 30 sheets printed rectos only, 27 of which are full-page color maps. Bound in original brown cloth with lettering stamped in gilt. Small library plate on the front free endpaper, no other library markings or pockets were ever present. Preliminary page creased with some wear along upper edge. A very good plus copy.. First Edition. Hardcover folio.

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        L'Art Dans La Decoration Exterieure Des Livres en France et a L'Etranger

      Paris: Société Francaise d'Editions d'Art, 1898. Small quarto. vi, 272pp. One of 1,000 copies. A study of illustrated, publisher, and designer bookbindings of the period, with numerous reproductions of book covers and bindings issued in France and elsewhere. Designed and illustrated in Art Nouveau style, with decorative initials adorned with flowers and painter's palates, and chapter headings featuring books and tools used in book arts intertwined with branches and flowers. Both are by Léon Rudnicki, a French painter and set designer who collaborated with Uzanne on several occasions. Also illustrated throughout with many monochromatic examples of book covers and decoration subsequent to text. In keeping with the subject matter, the book opens with two variations on the title page design, and the original pictorial wrappers have been preserved in the rear. Bound in quarter green morocco and green cloth, with morocco corner pieces. Gilt floral decorations to leather portion of boards and to spine. Title in gilt on spine. Lightly marbled endpapers. Some offsetting to endpapers, minor spotting to preliminaries, toning to spine, corners slightly bumped, else fine. T.e.g. With the bookplate of famed collector and businessman extraordinaire Stanley Marcus.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        THE NOVELS. The Winchester edition

      J. F. Taylor and Co. New York.-Grant Richards. London.,1898. 10 VOLUMES. Complete. Large 8vo.(8.5 x 6 inches). LIMITED EDITION. Number 141 of only 250 sets for America. Finely bound in recent full tan morocco, raised bands, red and green labels, gilt. Spine compartments decorated with gilt. Gilt ruled borders on boards. Top edges gilt, others untrimmed. A fine set of this rare first, limited, Winchester edition.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Chess In Philadelphia: A Brief History of the Game in Philadelphia

      Philadelphia: Billstein & Son Co , 1898 158 pages with 5 plates. Small Quarto. Issued in half leather with marbled boards. (Betts: 6-21) 1st edition. Condition: Previous owner's name on front end paper, new leather spine and corners, closed three inch tear at head title page. Over all a better than very good copy. . First Edition. Hardcover. Better than Good. Quarto.

      [Bookseller: The Book Collector]
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        Seventeen Original Lithographs from the book English Portraits

      Grant Richards London: Grant Richards, [1898]. Original Illustrations. Scarce. 750 copies printed. These are the disbound pages from English Portraits, with seventeen of Will RothensteinÕs lithographs of well-known persons of his day, along with a page of complimentary comments about each person. Rothenstein (1872-1945) was famous for his portraits, and painted Albert Einstein, T.S. Eliot, Thomas Hardy, W.B. Yeats, and Oscar Wilde among many others. Both his painted works and his prints display his great sensitivity and artistic mastery. He was also a friend to many prominent figures of his day, including Max Beerbohm, Joseph Conrad, and H.G. Wells. This group from English Portraits are as follows: Charles Ricketts and Charles Shannon, Sir Frederick Pollock, Thomas Hardy, Sir F. Seymour Haden, William Archer, The Right Rev. Dr. Creighton, The Marchioness of Granby (Violet Lindsay), The Right Hon. W.E.H. Lecky, John Singer Sargent, Arthur Wing Pinero, William Ernest Henley, Sidney Colvin, George Bernard Shaw, Alice Meynell (2 copies), Grant Allen, and Henry James. Each leaf measures 10 x 14.5 inches. The title page and table of contents page are also included. Some browning, closed tears, and light chipping, particularly to the page margins, but the lithographs are generally in quite nice condition. ART/011712. Very Good.

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        De La Typographie Et De L'Harmonie De La Page Imprimee. William Morris Et Son Influence Sur Les Arts Et Metiers

      London & Paris: Vale Press, 1898. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. decorated gray boards in floral motif, printed paper spine label. Very good/No Dust Jacket. 31 pages. 20 x 13 cm. Printed in red and black. Limited edition, one of 256 copies. A felicitous collaboration with Lucien Pissarro, the son of Camille Pissarro, and the founder of the Eragny Press, named after the village in Normandy where his father lived. Indeed, it was Ricketts who encouraged Pissarro to initiate the Eragny imprint, and Pissarro printed sixteen of his books in Vale type. As Gordon Ray noted [THE ILLUSTRATOR AND THE BOOK IN ENGLAND FROM 1790 TO 1914, pp. 160], "If there was a time in which he (Ricketts) was treated as a follower of William Morris, worth a few paragraphs in a summary of the private press movement, this period of neglect has long since come to an end." Spine slightly rubbed head and foot, a few small spots to front board. free endpaper offsetting.

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        Seventeen Original Lithographs from the book English Portraits

      London: Grant Richards, [1898]. Original Illustrations. Scarce. 750 copies printed. These are the disbound pages from English Portraits, with seventeen of Will RothensteinÕs lithographs of well-known persons of his day, along with a page of complimentary comments about each person. Rothenstein (1872-1945) was famous for his portraits, and painted Albert Einstein, T.S. Eliot, Thomas Hardy, W.B. Yeats, and Oscar Wilde among many others. Both his painted works and his prints display his great sensitivity and artistic mastery. He was also a friend to many prominent figures of his day, including Max Beerbohm, Joseph Conrad, and H.G. Wells. This group from English Portraits are as follows: Charles Ricketts and Charles Shannon, Sir Frederick Pollock, Thomas Hardy, Sir F. Seymour Haden, William Archer, The Right Rev. Dr. Creighton, The Marchioness of Granby (Violet Lindsay), The Right Hon. W.E.H. Lecky, John Singer Sargent, Arthur Wing Pinero, William Ernest Henley, Sidney Colvin, George Bernard Shaw, Alice Meynell (2 copies), Grant Allen, and Henry James. Each leaf measures 10 x 14.5 inches. The title page and table of contents page are also included. Some browning, closed tears, and light chipping, particularly to the page margins, but the lithographs are generally in quite nice condition. ART/011712. Very Good.

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        THE STORY OF LITTLE JANE AND ME. By M. E. --- & --- POLLY AND THE AUNT. By The Aunt. The Dedication copy

      Houghton, Mifflin & Co. The Riverside Press. Boston. U. S. A. 1898 + 1906. FIRST EDITIONS. 2 volumes. 8vo. (7.9 x 5.8 inches). The second work is the dedication copy. The printed dedication leaf reads: " To C. N. R. Thy acceptance Maketh blest". Both volumes are inscribed by the Author to Caroline Nelson Russell and Polly and the Aunt contains the author's manuscript addition of the real names of characters where they have been changed for publication, as well as some notes. Illustrated with mono portrait plates, each with the subjects names and birth (& some death) dates written by the Author on the reverse. Fine copies in fine contemporary presentation leather bindings by the Riverside Bindery. Both bound in full red morocco. Spines with raised bands. Compartments decorated and lettered in gilt. Double gilt ruled border on boards. Top edge gilt. Board edges with decorative gilt roll. Inner boards with decorative gilt borders to the leather turn-ins. Marbled endpapers. The author's bookplate on the front paste-down endpaper of Little Jane. The Author's inscriptions written on the front blank endpapers. Fine copies of these scarce titles with the bonus of not only being family copies, but one of them the dedication copy. The Osborne Collection of Children's books has a 1926 reprint of Little Jane and no copy of Polly and the Aunt.

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        Der Reichskriegshafen und die kaiserliche Werft in Kiel. Kolorierter Holzschnitt nach Fritz Stoltenberg. Leipzig, 1898. 29,5 x 78 cm.


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        Album titled "Webereistudien," with printed calligraphic titles, calligraphic manuscript sub-titles and headings, manuscript text, original drawings and diagrams, and mounted samples

      [Werdau, Saxony: circa 1898]. 7 parts in one volume, folio. (18 5/8 x 12 1/2 inches). 7 section titles printed in black within decorative red borders, 234 pages all with printed red decorative borders, including 196 pages with text and integral illustrations (most in red and black, mounted and varnished) and samples (all mounted). Original half purple cloth over green cloth-covered boards, by Aug. Thümmler of Werdau, the upper cover with elaborate blocked lettering at the centre "Höhere Web-Schule / Werdau i[m]. S[axony]", and in small gilt letters at the foot of the upper cover "F.W. Clarenbach". A German-American master-weaver's aide-memoire, with designs of dazzling complexity that presage the work of Bridget Riley, Victor Vasarely and others that were to follow sixty years later. The work is presented in seven sections, each preceded by an attractive printed title, but otherwise made up of manuscript material and original artwork. The intention of the compiler of this work was to provide a mass of technical information to students studying textile production, but, time, technical advances and modern sensibilities have rendered technical aspects redundant (but historically interesting), whilst promoting the beautifully executed drawings and diagrams into individual works of art. The drawings of looms in the 'Jacquard' section have a dream-like quality that would have been appreciated (and was emulated) by the Surrealists. The diagrammatic weaving pattern designs, at their simplest, have the quality of fine folk art, whilst, at their most ornate they present a visual feast that is a match for the work of the Op Artists of the second half of the 20th century. The uniformly high level of the work in this album supports the theory that the compiler, F.William Clarenbach, was an instructor rather than a student at the 'Höhere Web-Schule' [Weaving School] in Werdau. Research shows that he subsequently emigrated to the United States and that his abilities were rapidly recognized by his employers at various mills in Massachusetts: he was an assistant superintendent by 1907, when he was promoted to superintendent, and in 1908 he was promoted to a larger mill, where he was put in charge of the Stevens Mill at North Andover, Mass (Henry A. Rayne American Textile Directory 1908). The individual sections of the album cover various aspects of the manufacturing process and are each preceded by a specially printed title. The details of the parts are as follows: 1. Webereistudien Darstellung des Lehrganges über Bindungslehre. Printed title (verso blank), 112 pages (9 blank, 103 pages with manuscript text, 3 coloured illustrations, 3 uncoloured diagrams, 1 uncoloured table, 418 original mounted coloured diagrammatic designs for weaving patterns [two dated '1898'], 1 mounted cloth sample [also dated '1898']) 2. Webereistudien Darstellung des Lehrganges über Austerentwerken. Printed title (verso blank), 16 pages (6 pages blank, 10 pages with manuscript text and 21 mounted original coloured designs of cloth on paper, 1 mounted sample of cloth ). 3. Webereistudien Darstellung des Lehrganges über Jacquard. Printed title (verso blank), 24 pages (3 pages blank, 21 pages with manuscript text and 5 original pen and ink drawings of a loom [4 full- page], 22 original mounted coloured diagrammatic designs weaving patterns [1 folding]). 4. Webereistudien Darstellung des Lehrganges über Schützenwechsel. Printed title (verso blank), 28 pages (3 pages blank, 25 pages with manuscript text and 30 original pen and ink diagrams in red and black). 5. Webereistudien Darstellung des Lehrganges über Austerzerlegen. Printed title (verso blank), 26 pages (12 pages blank, 14 pages without text but mounted with 28 original mounted coloured diagrammatic designs of weaving patterns, mounted below 28 mounted samples of the cloth produced using the patterns ). 6. Webereistudien Darstellung des Lehrganges über Austerberechnen. Printed title (verso blank), 22 pages (4 pages blank, 18 pages with manuscript text, and 1 pen and ink diagram, 1 table, and 6 mounted samples of cloth). 7. Webereistudien Darstellung des Lehrganges über Wollmelangen. Printed title (verso blank), 6 pages (1 page blank, 5 pages with 18 mounted samples of "raw materials" used to make 42 samples of felt).

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