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        Untitled [Bears - Original Painting]

      - [no date]. () Near fine. Original painting, oil on canvas. Image 13.5" X 18" (34.2 X 45.75 CM) in 20.5" X 24.75" (52 X 62.8 CM) cloth and wood painted frame. Some wear and chipping to frame, else in fine condition. Signed by Gilroy on the bottom right corner. A beautiful original painting in rich colours depicting a bear striding through a field. Another bears head pokes up over a hill just behind the first. In the background a lush mountain scene is visible. John Thomas Young Gilroy (30 May 1898 – 11 April 1985) was an English artist and illustrator, best known for his advertising posters for Guinness, the Irish stout. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        Aftenrøde. Slutningsspil. Orig. udgave.

      Kbhvn. 1898. 201 s. Priv. halvlæder

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        Analysis of Mendelssohn's Organ Works: A Study of Their Structural Features for the Use of Students

      William Reeves, Fleet Street, London 1898 - Hardback copyright 1898; withdrawal from Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, Md; blue cloth boards with gilt lettering; boards show gently bumped corners (see photo); pages a bit tanned but generally clean and blemish free; numerous fold-outs with musical notation; usual ex-library indicators; 123 pages Plus 8 pages of ads (wbc). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Making Of A Saint

      L. C. Page And Company, Boston, Massachusetts 1898 - Boards now protected by a new Brodart Archival Mylar Cover. This is the author's second book. Lettering on spine is in (both) gilt for the title and black for author. Front board has green and gilt embossed picture of a knight with sword on horse approaching a castle. Beautiful copy of a classic novel. Copy has prior owner's name (B S Nogle) stamped in very small letters on several pages, including front flyleaf, list of illustrations page and inside of back board. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "A historical novel of Renaissance Italy." Has 351 pages plus 8 pages of ads of other books published by L. C. Page at that time. : B&W Illustrations [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Keener Books & Collectibles]
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        Allen Leuten recht getan ist eine Kunst, die keiner kann! Eine lehrreiche Geschichte nach Hans Sachs neu erzählt von IPF. (Illustrationen von Beatrice Braun-Fock.)

      ohne Jahr., Ohne Ort - Es handelt sich um die farbigen Originalillustrationen der Buchkünstlerin Braun-Fock (1898-1973). EIGENHÄNDIG gezeichnet und geschrieben, auf der einen Seite der Text, auf der gegenüberliegenden Seite die Illustration. Der Einband ist außen mit Wachsstoff überzogen, innen mit grobem Leinen, die Blätter sind mit einem Bändchen mit dem Einband lose verbunden. Eine wunderschöne Ausgabe, Der Einband mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, sonst in sehr guter Zustand. Absolute Rarität. Siehe Photo. 10 ungezählte Blatt.

      [Bookseller: BerlinAntiquariat. Inh.: Karl-Heinz Than]
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        King Oscar Ii (print)

      , 1898. . 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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        VOLUMEN FACTICIO SOBRE ASUNTOS ECONÓMICOS y sociales DE LA ESPAÑA DE FINALES DEL XIX

      - "TÍTULO: La Salvación, el engrandecimiento moral y la felicidad de España, ó sean los medios seguros de conseguirlos, manifestados por D. Juan Eugenio Ruiz Gómez; proyecto de Constitución de la futura República federal Ibérica. JUNTO CON Obra II: Las Obras de Don Juan Antonio Cavestany ante el sentido común. JUNTO CON Obra III: Proyecto de exposición mercado permanente de productos españoles en Rio de Janeiro (Brasil) sometido a la aprobación del "Fomento del trabajo nacional" De Barcelona por Don Manuel de Estevas y Uria. JUNTO CON Obra IV y V: Cartas a Don Emilio Castelar: Acerca de Sus Reflexiones Sobre La Reconciliacion Entre La Iglesia y La Democracia por José María Ordoñez. Obra VI: Cuestiones económicas de la Nación española por D. Isidoro Gómez de Aróstegui. Obra VII: La propiedad de la atmósfera ó La riqueza del vuelo. Heliodoro Rojas; Obra VIII: En justa vindicación. Antecedentes y consideraciones acerca de un litigio de actualidad. Por Rodrigo Nó y de y Francisco Antonio CAVERO,IMPRESOR-LUGAR: Obra I: Madrid : Fernando Cao y Domingo de Val, 1898. Obra II: Sevilla, Jose María Ariza, 1879: Obra III: Madrid : R. Velasco, 1903; Obra IV y V: Madrid Sucesores de Ribadeneyra. 1886. Obra VI: Madrid. Hijos de R. Álvarez, 1999; Obra VII: Madrid : Est. Tip. de "El Liberal" 1905. Obra VIII: En Madrid. Est. Tip. El Trabajo. 1899.DESCRIPCIÓN FÍSICA: 87 p. ; Obra II: 60 p. Obra III; 118 p. Obra IV y V: 96 p cada obra. Obra VI: 79 p. Obra VII: 99 p., 2 h. Obra VIII: 120 p. 8º. 210 x 150 mm.ENCUADERNACIÓN: Holandesa época. Con título FOLLETOS, grabado en dorado en lomo.CONSERVACIÓN: Muy buen estado.La obra IV y V son dos ejemplares de la misma publicación.Interesante conjunto publicaciones económicas y socio políticas muy raras en comercio y algunas ausentes en la Biblioteca Nacional" Año: 1879

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        The Works of Lord Byron, a new, revised and enlarged edition with illustrations, complete in 13 volumes: Poetry in 7 vols. plus Letters and Journals in 6 vols

      John Murray London: John Murray. 1898. Limited ed. Hardcover. Very Good+. Complete set in 13 volumes (7 volumes of Poetry plus 6 volumes of Letters and Journals). 1898. One of 250 sets. The first volume of 'Poetry' has a handwritten note by the publisher, John Murray, on a front blank page ''No 215, J. M.''; the rest of the volumes are initialed by Murray on the limitation page, but none of the other volumes are numbered. Hardcover, 4tos., quarter blue leather with blue cloth boards, gilt title on spines, gilt coat of arms on front covers, teg, silk bookmarks. Illustrated with tissue-covered plates. Very Good to Near Fine copies. Strong, sound bindings. Spines sunned; light rubbing and wear to the spines, especially at the ends. Occasional foxing to a blank page or blank side of a plate, but the text is clean, bright and unmarked. 13 volume set, all currently housed in protective mylar sleeves. Digital images available upon request.

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        Lady Meux Manuscript No.1: The Lives of Maba Seyon and Gabra Krestos

      W. Griggs, London, 1898. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Number 102 of 300 copies in the original stamped morocco binding with 92 chromolithographs. lxxxiii, 144, 65 ll, printed on one side only, light age toning, a few stray finger marks, otherwise unmarked. Modest wear at edges and corners. The Ethiopic texts are at the rear in the original with the translation and plates preceding. A mammoth an impressive production. Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Travel & Places; Inventory No: 043255. . This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries.

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

      This is a 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, 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.  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 British first edition, first printing set features all four volumes in very good plus or better condition, with the accompanying dust jackets in very good minus or better condition.  The Volume II, III & IV dust jacket retain the original front flap prices.  The Volume I dust jacket is price-clipped, but nonetheless definitively first printing; the clipped portion of the front flap is small and the part of the jacket flap where either "2nd Impression" or "3rd Impression would be printed remains intact with no mention of any later printing.  Moreover, as evidenced by the differential toning of the endpapers caused by the jacket flaps, this first printing book has clearly spent its life with this dust jacket.  The dust jackets proved susceptible to spine toning.  Here spine toning is minimal, with good spine color across the set and the Volume I jacket spine notably retaining the original light gray color.  The Volume II, III, and IV dust jackets are highly complete with only fractional chipping at the spine ends.  The Volume I dust jacket has excellent spine presentation with only fractional chipping at the spine ends, but does show a .25 inch hole at the lower rear hinge, minor losses at edges and corners (the greatest being a .5 inch deep triangular chip at the lower edge of the rear panel), and a small abrasion to the upper third of the rear panel.  The upper rear hinge of the Volume II dust jacket shows some black marks and the Volume IV spine shows some small, light damp stains.  Spine presentation is nonetheless quite good overall.  All four dust jackets are protected in removable, archival quality clear covers.  The dust jackets have done their job; we note bright, unfaded volumes beneath.  The contents of all four volumes are crisp, bright, and tight.  All four volumes feel unread.  Trivial spotting appears limited to the Volume II & III page edges and the Volume IV endsheets.  The fore edges of Volumes I, II & IV show various degrees of age-toning.  Previous ownership marks are limited to the following: Volume I bears an inked notation on the ffep verso reading "Madison Book Store / 26 May 1938", Volume II bears a single inked previous owner name on the ffep, and Volume III bears an inked gift inscription on the ffep dated "March 28th 1940".  Bibliographic reference: Cohen A97.2(I-IV).a, Woods/ICS A40(aa); Langworth p.166

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        Fifteenth memoir of The Egypt exploration fund. Published by order of the committee..

      London, The Offices of the Egypt Exploration Fund,, 1898. 1898 Folio, pp. VIII, 51, XXXVIII tavv. f.t. a colori e in bianco e nero comprese due riproduzioni fotografiche di teschi e radiografie. Legatura in mezza percallina editoriale, con titolo in rosso al dorso. Rara prima edizione. Altri autori di questa opera: W.M. Deshasheh. 1897. By W.M.Flinders Petrie, D.C.L?.Edwards Professor of egyptology, University College, London... With a Chapter by F. Ll. Griffith, M.A., F.S.A..

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        Ustica. -

      Praga, Mercy, 1898.In-folio. Mezza tela editoriale. 2 carte geografiche colorate, una più volte ripieg. e montata su tela, e 58 tavv. f.t. XII, 132 pp.; testo in tedesco. L'unica edizione di questa dettagliata descrizione: flora, fauna, mineralogia, usi e costumi della popolazione ecc. Interessante, in fine, la bibliografia di scritti e carte geografiche sull'isola, dal 1560 al 1896. Può essere considerata la continuazione dell'altra opera di Ludwig Salvator sulle isole Lipari, Praga 1893-96.

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        The Orchids of Sikkim Himalaya.

      Calcutta, printed at the Bengal Secretariat Press, 1898. 4 volumes. Folio (348 x 275mm). pp. (14), iii, iv, 342, 11, with 453 handcoloured lithographed plates. Contemporary half calf, spines with 5 raised bands and gilt lettering. First major publication on the orchids of the Himalaya. George King (1840-1909) was superintendent of the Calcutta Botanic Gardens. In 1887 he launched the 'Annals of the Royal Botanic Garden, Calcutta', which became the vehicle for impressive and profusely illustrated monographs. The present rare monograph forms the 8th volume of this periodical. Copies with the plates coloured are very rare. The illustrations (all after drawings by R. Pantling) were never issued fully coloured; the colouring is confined to the essential details of the orchids. The 4 volumes are divided as follows: I. Letterpress; II. Plates of Malaxideae; III. Plates of Epidendreae & Vandeae; IV. Plates of Listereae, Goodyereae, Ophrydea & Cypripedieae. "The plates in the 'Orchids of the Sikkim Himalaya'... were coloured by the sons of Nepalese coolies, who had never, until [the author] Mr Pantling took them in hand, been accustomed to use any implements more delicate than a hoe. Mr Pantling's perseverance and skill in drilling these boys into accurate colourists was considered marvellous by all who had seen them at work" (Desmond, The European discovery of the Indian flora p. 152). One plate with loss of corner at the upper margin not affecting the illustration. Provenance: Bookplate of Tessier-Yandell and gilt lettered name of G.T. Lane on frontcover. Nissen BBI, 1051; Stafleu & Cowan 3660.

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        Antar. Poème Héroique Arabe des Temps Antéislamiques

      H. Piazza et Cie 1898 Four volumes: two volumes Antar, two on Dinét Folio Illustrated in colour by E. Dinet Full binding by Canape (full morocco in burnt orange, cream, olivegreen, purple and brown, heavy gilt, raised bands on spine, inner dentelles, moirée silk doublures, all edges gilt) full morocco with marbled paper chemise, suède lined box. Original wrappers bound in. Georges Canape (1864-1940) succeeded his father J. Canape, in 1894. Like many of his contemporaries, he soon adopted a restrained version of the Art Nouveau esthetic popularized by Marius-Michel. Canape?s own compositions often consisted of floral emblems within rather formal borders. At the annual Paris Salons, he offered the new style, blended with classical revival bindings, all executed with superb technical precision Special edition with an additional (to the coloured ones) suite of plates in black on china paper (This suite separately bound). An absolutely stunning book. The illustrations by Dinet bring to life the legend of Antar, the triumph of good over evil. Dinet spent a large part of his life in Morocco, and he also converted to Islam. He portrayed the people of the desert and their culture as few artists have been able to do. To quote the publishers: ?All of these epic illustrations were drawn by him (Dinet) in nature amongst the people of the Saharas, during the many long years he spent with them, in the mysterious solitude of this region where he has seen the life of the Arabs of the Desert, whose strange and wild poetry he has brought to us with his rare talent. Fights, dances, razzias, caravans, celebrations, hunts, etc., etc., all the parts in the life of the Nomadic Arabs, one will find amongst the compositions which accompany the text of each page of Antar Fine One of 25 copies (of a total edition of 300) on grand velin d?Arches paper

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        Paardenrassen. Kunstalbum van een en veertig afbeeldingen naar schilderijen van Otto Eerelman. Met beschrijvingen door E.A.L. Quadekker.

      Zutphen, Schillemans & Van Belkum, (1898). Large folio (620 x 470mm). With 41 chromo-lithographed plates of horses and accompanying letterpress text in 10 original paper portfolios, preserved in the publisher's pictorial richly gilt cloth portfolio. The rare first limited edition of probably the finest 19th century work on horses. Our copy has the list of subscribers which lists a number of Dutch nobility. The fine plates are after paintings by Eerelman and chromo-lithographs are by J.L. Goffart, the text is by Quadekker. Otto Eerelman (1839-1926) was a famous Dutch animal painter, specializing on hordes and dogs. He likewise painted several portraits of Princes Wilhelmina and later as Queen. At the Royal Palace 'Het Loo' there is painting by him of Queen Wilhelmina riding a horse. The first horse of the present album is Woyko, Wilhelmina's favorite horse, a mixture of an Arabic stallion and a Hungarian mare. Among the horses shown in the album are the Arab Horse, American Race Horse, Andalusian Horse, English Fullbread, Lippizaner Horse, Hannover Horse, Hungarian Horse, Turkish Horse, Russian Race Horse etc. Each plate is accompanied by a 4 page descriptive text. Some plates towards the end with some occasional offsetting on opposite textleaves. A fine copy of this superbly produced work showing the thoroughbreds of the world.

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        Über Wärmeleitung in verdünnten Gasen.

      Leipzig, Barth, 1898. 8vo. In the original printed wrappers. Author's presentation offprint with the printed presentation statement on top of frontwrapper "Überreicht vom Verfasser" [i.e. "Given by the author"]. Offprint from "Annalen der Physik und Chemie", Neue Folge, Band 64, 1898. Two stamp to top left corner of front wrapper. "Habilitations-Schrift" written in ink to top of front wrapper. A fine copy. Pp. 101-130.. First edition, in the scarce author's presentation offprint issue, of this important paper on the discontinuity of temperature widely regarded as being his first important contribution to science. The work is of seminal importance for by publishing it Smoluchowski joined the dispute on the validity of atomic conceptions. These were far from accepted at the end of the nineteenth century and their recognition was partly due to Smoluchowski."In 1875 Warburg and A. Kundt, on the basis of the kinetic theory of gases, had predicted that if the temperature of a gas differed from that of the container wall, the former temperature would not pass continuously to the latter: there would be a discontinuity of temperature between the gas and the wall. Their experiments, successful in the case of the analogous phenomenon of the slipping of gases, had not been decisive for temperature discontinuity. Smoluchowski, observing the cooling time of a thermometer in a gas-filled container, demonstrated that an effect exists and reached significant values with rarefied gas in [The present paper].This work was of special importance. For by publishing it Smoluchowski joined the dispute on the validity of atomic conceptions. These, represented in physics mainly by the kinetic theory of gases developed by Boltzmann. were far from accepted at the end of the nineteenth century; and their recognition was partly due to Smoluchowski. At that time only a few phenomena were predicted by the kinetic theory or required it for intelligibility. Among them was discontinuity of temperature, for its existence was wholly unexplained from a classical point of view. Moreover, in 1897 after his return to Vienna, Smoluchowski pointed out the quantitative agreement of his experimental results with the kinetic theory. In 1898 the University of Vienna admitted him veniam legendi." (DSB)

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        Petroleum Motor-Cars

      London: Sampson Low, Marston & Company, 1898. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Publisher's original green cloth covered boards with gilt lettering to spine. Backstrip and covers firm and square with no snags and no splts, just some moderate bumping at the head and tail and a few old feint stains to upper cover. Contents clean with no pen-marks or inscriptions, only evenly age-toned with some occasional scattered spotting (not excessive). Also, not from a library so no such stamps or labels. Size: 190mm x 135mm. Pages: [iii]-xv, [1], 218, [6, adverts.], includes half-title & wood-engraved illustrations & diagrams, some full-page. The first ddition of a pioneering work and quite a rare book of its kind.

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        HUSTED'S OAKLAND, ALAMEDA And BERKELEY DIRECTORY. Giving Name, Occupation and Residence of All Adult Persons Together with a Classified Business Directory and Street Guide. 1898

      Oakland, Cal.:: Enquirer Publishing Co.,. 1898.. 8vo. 9-1/2" x 6". 1st edition thus, i.e., for this year (Rocq 24). 709 pp. 7 inseted trade card-style adverts ["Webster Photograph" lacking right half].. Later canvas spine over printed green paper wrapped boards.. Rebacked. Paper yellowing & becoming brittle, with some leaf edge. chipping. Ex-lib, with stamp to front paste-down [no other library. markings seen]. Period pos [Dec. 21/97"] to ffep. A VG copy.. Folding map "Showing Subdivsions in Block 10 / Central Park Tract, Berkeley, Cal. April, 1897".

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        SOUTIEN DE FAMILLE. Moeurs contemporaines

      Paris: Bibliothèque-Charpentier, Eugène Fasquelle., 1898 Daudet, Alphonse. SOUTIEN DE FAMILLE. Moeurs contemporaines. Paris: Bibliothèque-Charpentier, Eugène Fasquelle. 1898. 12mo., 445 pp. Original wrappers in the original glassine. First edition. One of 100 numbered copies printed on Hollande. An exceptionally nice example in essentially fine condition & rare thus. Talvart et Place no. 54; Clouzot p. 45.. 1st Edition.

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        Personhistorisk tidskrift. Årgång 1(1898)-56(1958).

      Stockholm, 1898-1958. De första 56 årgångarna bundna i 24 volymer. Sviten är ej helt uniform. De första 21 volymerna är bundna i bruna halvskinnband med fyra upphöjda bind och guldornerade ryggar med initialer "BE" nedtill. Av dessa 20 volymer har de fyra sista en något avvikande ljusare brun färg. Volym 22-24 är bundna i enklare halvklotband

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        BABY FOLK

      1898. 2. (HUMPHREY,MAUD)illus. BABY FOLK by Elizabeth Tucker. NY: Frederick Stokes 1898. 4to (9 x 11 1/4"), cloth backed pictorial boards, edges rubbed, margin of one plate strengthened else tight and VG+. Stories and verses about a baby's life from birth to one year of age were written by Elizabth Tucker who also did the pictorial borders on text pages. Featuring 6 especially magnificent full page chromolithograph illustrations by Humphrey depicting her trademark cherubic children. A rare Humphrey title.

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        The Pied Piper of Hamelin. A Child's Story

      London Harry Quilter 1898. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Title back strip missing, binding intact. Boards rubbed. Content clean. Inner hinges strengthened. Teg [First Edition] Gilt decorated leather cover with bevelled edges 130mm x 110mm (5" x 4"). [50pp.].

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        The Works of G J Whyte-Melville. 24 volume Limited Edition set

      London W Thacker & Co 1898. VG : in very good condition without dust jackets as issued. Spines faded. Heraldic book plate on paste-downs. [Sir William Eden. Bart. 'Si sit prudentia'.] Limited Edition [1, 050] Red hardback cloth cover 9000pp :: Numerous colour & b/w plates by E. Caldwell, H. M. Brock, Cecil Alden etc :: 220mm x 190mm (9" x 7") :: 1898 - 1902. Volume 1: Riding Recollections; 2: Katerfelto; 3: Uncle John; 4: Market Harborough + Inside the Bar; 5: Contraband; 6: M or N; 7: Tilbury Nogo + Scotland and the Moors; 8: Songs and Verses + Bones and I; 9: Black but Comely; 10: The Brookes of Bridlemere; 11: The White Rose; 12: Roy's Wife; 13: Satanella; 14: Digby Grand; 15: Sarchedon; 16: Sister Louise + Rosine; 17: Kate Coventry, An Autobiography; 18: Cerise; 19: The Queen's Maries; 20: Holmby House; 21: General Bounce; 22: The Gladiators; 23: Good for Nothing; 24: The Interpreter

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        The Works of lord Byron. Letters and Journals; Poetry. Thirteen Volume set

      London John Murray 1898. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued. Prelims browned and with occasional light foxing. Some ink inscriptions to feps. Title page of Poetry volume seven with cracked front inner hinge and traces of pencil inscription. Edges uncut Revised and Enlarged Illustrated edition Blue hardback cloth cover with heraldic gilt decoration 365pp, 492pp, 453pp, 500pp, 607pp, 605pp, 501pp, 525pp, 545pp, 588pp, 637pp, 612pp, 458pp :: Illustrated with numerous b/w plates some with captioned tissue-guards :: 160mm x 130mm (6" x 5")

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

      London: Kelly's Directories Ltd, 1898.. 10th Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 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.

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        Nymph in Woods: Pencil on paper, signed "J. Jones 1898" lower right

      n.p 1898 n.p, 1898. Image 13-1/2 x 10-3/4 inches, matted and framed to 20 x 17-1/2 inches overall. . . A lush, senuous rendering, with Art Nouveau overtones

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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

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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.

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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 p.n.ch., 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.

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        Dante: La Divina Commedia, Firenze Barbèra 1898, EDIZIONE DI LUSSO MIGNON

      

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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

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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 Squadron...at 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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        Ustica.

      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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        COUNTERPANE FAIRY

      1898. 2. PYLE,KATHARINE. COUNTERPANE FAIRY. NY:Dutton 1898 (1898). 8vo, green cloth stamped in gold, top edge gilt, 191p., some cover rubbing, head of spine chipped, hinges inconspicuously strengthened, occasional margin soil, really VG+. First edition of this magical fairy tale written by Miss Pyle and illustrated by her with half-tone frontispiece plus 10 chapter headings. This was her first book, and first editions of this title are rare.

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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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        AN ALMANAC OF TWELVE SPORTS

      William Heinemann London: William Heinemann, 1898. Limited Library edition. Nicholson, Wiliam. Folio, verse and 12 full-page color lithographic plates, original tissue guards. Color illustrated paper over boards with parchment spine. The binding is very slightly age-toned. The endpapers are moderately spotted which have lightly transferred to the opposite leaf only. An unusually fine copy. The Limited Library edition is printed on Japanese vellum.

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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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        THE GOLFER'S ALPHABET ILLUSTRATIONS BY ... RHYMES BY

      New York & London: Harper & Brothers 1898. New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1898.. Oblong small quarto. Cloth backed pictorial paper boards. Illustrated throughout. Edges and fore-tips shelfworn and bumped, endsheets a bit foxed, boards a bit dust darkened, but a good copy of a fragile book. First edition. Loosely-inserted is an autograph letter, signed ("Frost") from the artist, 3pp, 8vo, on the blue printed stationery of Convent, Morris County, New Jersey, 2 May, 1898. To "Frank," inviting him to play golf at the Morris County course, and to view some art on which Frost is currently employed: "I am at work on some golf caricatures that I would like to have you see, but I wouldn't let you see unless you saw them in my studio: I think they are pretty good and I see a good scheme [?] in them. . . ." Further, Frost refers to his own prowess as a golfer (" . . . I can't hit a balloon yet; played Saturday and today and am pretty rank...") and thanks his correspondent for allowing him to send the "Bicycle drawing" to him, adding: "I feel sure any idea you have for a book is a good idea, and I can almost say I am ready to go with [?] it." Beneath his signature, Frost has drawn a caricature of himself playing golf, captioned: "This is the way the ball looks so I hit it on its top." Letter slightly soiled and worn; edges browned; some slight marking on verso, else very good. The recipient of this letter may be the author, Frank R. Stockton, whose property in Morristown, New Jersey, "The Holt," adjoined Frost's own property at Convent Station. Frost illustrated a number of Stockton's stories, and was one of the latter's few intimate friends. REED, p.158.

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