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        Brush-work Studies of Flowers, Fruits and Animals for Teachers and Advanced Students.

      George Philip & Son. 1898. Oblong 4to. Original green cloth, dark green lettering to boards and spine; pp. 11, 27 mainly coloured plates each with leaf of text except for frontispiece; binding with brown mark to upper right corner, sometime recased, internally very clean, very good. First edition. Elizabeth Corbet Yeats (1868 - 1940), known as 'Lolly', was the sister of W.B. Yeats and a member of William Morris's circle. At the time of publishing this book she was working as an art teacher in London. She returned with her family to Dublin in 1900, where she trained as a printer; from 1908 onwards she ran the Cuala Press with her brother. She was a talented draughtswoman and art educator, as can be seen from these delightful botanical illustrations.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        USTICA.

      Prag, Von Heinr. Mercy Sohn, 1898. In folio (mm. 403x315), mz. tela edit. con ang., tit. oro al dorso, pp. XII,132, testo in tedesco, ornato da grandi iniz. e molto ben illustrato da 58 tavv. f.t. di disegni a penna, qui riprodotti in fotozincografia; con la pianta a colori di Cala di S. Maria e una carta geografica dell'isola (pure a colori), telata al verso, più volte ripieg. I delicati disegni dal vero raffigurano una serie di vedute di Ustica e attrezzi agricoli. L'opera non solo fa una dettagliata descriz. dell'isola dal punto di vista geografico e naturale ma riporta anche canzoni e racconti in dialetto, notizie sul folklore, sugli usi e costumi degli abitanti, sulle loro attività agricole e commerciali. Cfr. Olschki,19631: "Publication somptueuse non mise dans le commerce et tirée à petit nombre d'ex.". Importante edizione, su carta pesante, ben conservata. .

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        Le mendiant ingrat

      True first edition in the good publisher and on the right date, one of the copies on verge of edition, it was pulled only 10 Japan and 30 Holland paper in big papersHalf-morocco binder with bands, back with four nerves set with golden threads and decorated with double golden boxes set with a listel of morocco green bottle, date golden in tail, golden nets on the plates of marbled paper, guards and counterplates of Paper to the vat, preserved blankets and backs, golden head, binding of the signed era of Franz.Handwritten signature of Leon Bloy below the justification of the draw.Autograph signed by Leon Bly to Adolphe van Bever.A split bit then restored at the head.Exemplary pleasantly established in a signed Contemporary binding. Edmond Deman Bruxelles 1898 15x23,5cm relié sous étui

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        Doctor Theodor Herzl: A Biography].

      Satanovskiy Ekaterinoslav 1898 - Small octavo (20 x 13 cm). 23 pp., with a portrait of Herzl; some light spotting. Publisher's wrappers. Rare first edition of the biography of Theodor Herzl in Russian published in his lifetime and only a year after the First Zionist Congress. From the note on page 3 we known that the work was compiled by Reuben Brainin (1862, near Vitebsk, Belarus – 1939, New York), a Russian Jewish publicist, biographer and literary critic. At different times Brainin contributed to the periodicals "Ha-Meliz," "Ha-Zefirah," "Ha-Maggid," and "Ha-Shiloah." making his name as an intermediary between Western and Jewish literature and culture. He also wrote about one hundred biographical sketches of modern Jewish scholars and writers. In this publication Brainin included a text of the Herzl's speech given at the First Zionist Congress in Basel in 1897, which laid the foundations for the political process culminating in the creation of the state of Israel. The biography was translated into English and published under the title "The Life of Herzl" in New York in 1919. Very rare. WorldCat locates only two copies in public libraries: in the Yeshiva University, New York and the National Library of Israel; NYPL holds only a microform. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Manuscript heraldica collection containing 82 coats-of-arms of the 'conseillers' and presidents of the French Court.

      France, first half of the 17th century. Loose, only card board front cover remaining. In high quality modern cassette with a part of the original(?) green dyed vellum front cover with a gold royal coat-of-arms pasted on the front. 82 paper sheets. Exlibris Daniel de Bruin. The coats-of-arms are hand painted and coloured, many with gold and silver. ca. 18x24 cm. Most depict full armorial regalia. Some are copperengraved. All in good condition. With many manuscript and printed notes and annotations. This manuscript comes from the collection of Henry Chandon de Briailles (1898-1937) and his son. Some loose coats-of-arms out of this collection were auctioned by Christies Amsterdam on 15 February 2005 (nrs. 27, 29, 31 and 673) and at Bubb Kuyper Haarlem on 29 November 2005. All coats-of-arms are of families that were conseillers (advisors) or presidents of the French Court. Names a.o.: Charles de Lorraine, Duc de Mayenne (1554-1611), Charles de Lorraine, Duc d'Elbeuf, in 1581 (died 1605), Spinola de los Balbares (died 1630), Jacques d'Urfé (from 1596 Grand Ecuyer in Savoye), Michel Eygaem de Montaigne, La Motte (1533-1592), Chabannes de Rochebrune, Chanlecy. Added are 6 anonymous 17th century vellum sheets with hand painted coats-of-arms, of which two depicing classical women holding them. H197

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        Instincts & Habits Of The Solitary Wasps

      Madison, 1898. Hardcover. Used; Acceptable. Hardcover; English language; No jacket; First Edition; 8vo - over 7.75" - 9.75" tall; ex-library reading copy. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent airmail.

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        Phases of an Inferior Planet

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1898. Near Fine. First edition. Bottom corner bumped, a nice, near fine copy of the author's scarce second book, like her first, a novel. Inscribed by the author: "Stoneall O'Brien: Ellen Glasgow."

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        KOREA & HER NEIGHBOURS: A Narrative of Travel, with an Account of the Recent Vic

      - London 1898, Murray. Blue cloth, very good, 2 vol. set, 261+ 321p., 47 b.w. photos,2 folding facsimile maps "as is" only, frontis, index, title page blind stamped, else clean,preface by Sir W. Hillier, 14 x 21 cm. FIRST 2 VOL. EDITION. SCARCE An important primary travel source book, by the famous and celebrated British traveller. This work is based on her four visits to Korea, where she had access to high places within the Korean government and as well as in English circles. Her narrative is lucid and a colorful description of the country & people, customs, traditions, cities &c. Covered are her first impressions, the Kur-Dong, Seoul, travel on a Korean sampan, Han & Han people, natural beauty, marriage customs, inns, roads, Diamond Mountain, the impending war, Manchuria, Muk-den, Nagasaki & Vladivostok and a host of other fascinating essays. * A valuable study of late 19th century Korea and Nagasaki, covering her sojourn 1894-1897. Also a most excellent critique of the old Korean government and sympathetic to the progressive aspects of Japanese programs for Korea at this time. We have posted some color scans of this title and its variant editions to our web site, so if you are unsure which is which, please contact us. * Issue variants: This title was issued in different editions: London and New York, each being in a different binding, they were also issued in a one and two volume edition. The color of the cloth also varies. * BIBLIOGRAPHY: Helen D. Jones: KOREA AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF PUBLICATIONS IN WESTERN LANGUAGES, #77, p.19. *

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        Sceaux armoriés des Pays-Bas et des Pays avoisinants (Belgique-Luxembourg-Pays-Bas-Allemagne-France). Recueil historique et héraldique.

      Brussels, 1898-1903. 4 volumes. Lage 4o. Half linen, slightly worn but good. Some annotations. Illustrated with photographic reproductions and black and white lithographs. Alphabetically ordered list of names of families who used seals, with descriptions and images of the seals. Mainly concerning the 16th century. This standard work on Dutch medieval heraldic and topographic seals is still relevant. H206

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        The War of the Words, First U.S. Edition

      Harper and Brothers 1898 - Harper and Brothers, New York. 1898. First U.S. Edition. 1898 stated on title and copyright pages. Condition: Very Good. Binding good, pages crisp. Toning to text block, slight spine lean. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Days and Nights of Salmon Fishing in the Tweed, with a Short Account of the Natural History and Habits of the Salmon, Instructions to Sportsmen, Anecdotes, etc.

      Edward Arnold. 1898. 8vo. Original publisher's half vellum, gilt lettering to spine, marbled boards; pp. xxiv + 268; 13 lithographed plates after Wilkie, Landseer and others, including two colour printed plates of fishes and one of flies, wood-engravings in the text; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown., spine a little dulled, but a very nice copy. New edition. First published in 1843, this book quickly became established as a classic of the literature and is particularly useful as a guide to the appearance of flies before the 1850s.

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        The Lady of the Lake

      Full page illustrations by C.E. Brock. 8vo., bound by Gwladys Edwards, with her stamp on the recto of the front free endpaper, in full green morocco with upper and lower boards decorated with double gilt rules containing a pattern of triple gilt dots, each corner elaborated with four yellow onlay dots around a pattern of stippled gilt dots becoming denser towards the center and finished with a floral design of three red onlay petals outlined in gilt; spine with five gilt ruled compartments and one plain with lettering in gilt, double gilt ruled turn-ins with a pattern of four gilt dots in the outer corners, a.e.g. London, Service and Paton. 

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        Der Wiener Congress. Culturgeschichte, die Bildenden Künste und das Kunstgewerbe, Theater - Musik in der Zeit von 1800 bis 1825.

      Wien, Artaria 1898. - Slg. Mayer 611; Dahlmann/W. 12929. Nr. 226 von 500 numerierten Exemplaren (Gesamtaufl. 550). Prachtvoll ausgestattetes Werk von großem kulturgeschichtlichem Wert. Das vorliegende, dem Kaiser Franz Joseph I. gewidmete Werk wurde angeregt durch die `Wr. Congress-Ausstellung` (1896) um "der Kunst und Kultur jener bedeutsamen, für uns Österreicher besonders denkwürdigen Zeit ein künstlerisches und literarisches Denkmal zu setzen" (aus dem Vorw.). U.a. mit Kapiteln über Goldschmiedekunst, Möbel, Glas, Costüme, geistige Strömungen etc. Unter der Redaktion von Eduard Gustav Adolf Emerich Leisching (1858-1938), dem österreichischen Kunsthistoriker und Direktor des Museums für angewandte Kunst in Wien, dessen Aufbau einen bedeutenden Teil seines Lebenswerkes bildete. - Mit Beiträgen von Bruno Bucher, Joseph Folnesics, Eugen Guglia, Ludwig Hevesi, Carl v. Lützow, Hans Macht, Carl Masner, Alois Riegl, Franz Ritter, Wilhelm Frhr. v. Weckbecker u. Hugo Wittmann. Folio. VIII, 307(1) S. Mit 47 tls. farb. Tafeln (in untersch. Drucktechniken: Heliogravure, Radierung) und zahlr. Textabb. Dekorativer, roter OLnbd. m. reicher Deckel- u. Rückenvergoldung (von F.W. Papke nach der Original-Enveloppe der Wr. Congress-Acte) sowie gemust. Schnitt u. Vorsätzen. Einbd. etw. berieben u. staubfl., Unterkante des Vorderdeckels abgewetzt, ersten Bll. leicht abgegriffen, Tit. m. überklebt. Stemp., ansonsten tadellos.

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        Encyklopädie der mathematischen Wissenschaften mit Einschluss ihrer Anwendungen. Erster Band in zwei Teilen: Arithmetik und Algebra. Zweiter Band in drei Teilen und in vier Bänden: Analysis; Dritter Band in drei Teilen und in fünf Bänden: Geometrie; Vierter Band in vier Teilbänden + Registerband; Fünfter Band in drei Teilbänden: Physik; Sechster Band in drei Teilbänden: Geodäsie und Geophysik und Astronomie.

      Teubner, Leipzig 1898-1925. - durchscnittlich 500 S. je Teilband mit einigen Abbildungen, ACHTUNG ABWESENHEIT! AUS BETRIEBLICHEN GRÜNDEN KANN IHRE BESTELLUNG ERST NACH DEM 25. AUGUST 2017 AUSGEFÜHRT WERDEN! DER NÄCHSTE VERSAND ERFOLGT VORAUSSICHTLICH AM MONTAG, DEN 28. AUGUST! Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 30000 Groß 8°, Original-Halbleder, marmorierter Schnitt, Bibliotheks-Exemplare (ordnungsgemäß entwidmet), Stempel auf Titel, Einbände nur minimal berieben, Deckel vereinzelt minimal fleckig, insgesamt gute und innen saubere Exemplare,

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        Das Koniglich Wurttembergische Landes-Gewerbemuseum in Stuttgart

      18 pp. text on the planning and construction of the trade museum, 3 text illustrations, 24 plates including architectural elevations, floor plans, interior and exterior photographs, etc. Folio. Plates loose as issued in 3/4 cloth and boards portfolio. Berlin (Verlag von Ernst Wasmuth) 1898.

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        The Bounding Billow Published in the Interests of American Men o Warsmen

      Vol 1, No.5. Coloured illustration to title. Small 4to. Ownership inscription to top of title page, small tear to title page not affecting text. 16pp. Manila on board the U.S.F.S. Olympia, June,

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        Through Asia.

      London, Methuen & Co. 1898. Royal 8vo. 2 vols. Publisher's original green cloth, image of excavation teams with camels blocked in gilt to upper covers, lettered in gilt, top edges gilt; pp. xx, 663; xii, 665-1278; photogravure frontispiece to each, numerous illustrations including some coloured, 2 large folding coloured maps; light spotting at front and rear of each, but otherwise a remarkably bright, fresh set. First English edition of the book that established Hedin's fame. 'This work does not claim to be anything more than a plain account of my journeys through Asia during the years 1893 and 1897' (Preface). Hedin's travels took him through the Pamir steppes, the deserts of Taklamakan and the Lob-nor region, Tsaidam and Southern Tibet. They form part of the tradition of Central Asian exploration catalogued by Hedin himself in the opening chapter of the work. A lovely set of this absorbing work. Yakushi H97b.

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        Comptes-Rendues du XII Congres International de Médicine Moscou, 7 (19-14 (26) Août 1897. Sous la rédaction de secrétaire général W. Roth. 7 in 8 Bdn.

      Moscou chez A. Lang, Berlin chez O. Rothacker,m Londres chec Haas & Cie., Paris chec Carré & Naud, Vienne chez Braumüller, 1898-1900, 8, 5726 pp., Abbildungen, Tasbellen, 8 Halbledereinbände d.Zt. minimal fleckig, feines Exemplar. First Edition - rarely complete offered with all section title leafs !The 12th International Congress of Physicians (1897) held in Moscow was the triumph of the Russian medicine. It was then that the great German pathologist Rudolf Virchow exclaimed, "Learn from the Russians !".Content : Partie générale (1900, VIII, 312. LXXIV pp.). Section: 1.: Anatomie, Anthropologie, Histologie (1899, II, 138 pp.). 2.: Physiologie et Chimie physiologique (1898, II, 72 pp.). 3.: Pathologie générale et Anatomie pathologique (1899, II, 305 pp.). 4a.: Thérapeutique générale (1800, II, 108 pp.). 4b.: Pharmacologie Balnéologie et Climatologie (1899, II, 51 pp.).4c.: Pharmacognosie et Pharmacie (1898, II, 50 pp.). 5.: Maladies internes (1899, III, 399 pp.). 6.: Maladies de l'enfance (1898, III, 415 pp.). 7.: Maladies nerveuses et mentales (1899, VIII, 762 pp.). 8.: Dermatologie et Vénéréologie (1899, VI, 530 pp.). 9.: Chirurgie (1899, IV, 719 pp.).9a.: Odontologie (1899, II, 180 pp.). 10.: Médecine militaire (1899, II, 207 pp.). 11.: Ophtalmologie (1898, VIII, 354 pp.).12a.: Maladies de l'Oreille (1898, II, 153 pp.). 12b: Maladies du Larynx et du Nez (1898, II, 205). 13.: Obstétrique et Gynécologie (1898, III, 381). 14.: Hygiène médecine publique statistique sanitaire épidémiologie (1900, V, 466). 14a.: Génie Sanitaire (1900, 34 pp.). 15.: Médecine légale (1899, I, 50 pp.). Table alphabétique des matières. Tables des auteurs. Errata (LVII pp.). The contributions are in French, English, German and few in Russian are by the most well know physicians of the time, like Baginsky, Binswanger, Cornil, Dührssen, Eisselsberg, Erb, Fujinami, Goldscheider, Grasset, Hirschberg, Jolly, Kaposi, Kocher, Krafft-Ebing, Lewachow, Marie, Metchnikov, Murphy, Politzer, Roux, Setchenov, Virchow.

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        Ueber die Wirkung einiger Derivate des Morphins auf die Athmung (pp.485-521, 4 Abb.).

      Pflüger's Arch., 72/ 9-10. - Bonn, Verlag von Emil Strauss, 22. August 1898, 8, pp.409-530, 4 Abb., 2 Taf., OBrosch. First announcement of "Heroin" in Print'! Added - Dreser, Heinrich: Ueber den experimentellen Nachweis der Vertiefung und Verlangsamung der Athemzüge nach therapeutischen Heroingaben (pp.86-95, 1 Taf.).""Pflüger's Arch., 80/1-2. - Bonn, Verlag von Emil Strauss, 1900, 8, pp.1-110, 3 Abb., 1 Taf., OBrosch. Abb., 5 Taf., OBrosch.Heinrich Dreser (1860-1924), chemist and opportunist, was one of the most influential men of his age between 1897 and 1914, Dreser worked for Bayer, the former dye factory that was to become the first of the world's pharmaceutical giants, in Elberfeld (Wuppertal), north-west Germany. Dreser was responsible for the launch of two drugs that have shaped the way we live: aspirin, the world's most successful legal drug and heroin, the most successful illegal one. He was admired for his thorough, methodical approach, and for his innovations in testing, he was, for example, the first chemist to use animal experiments on an industrial scale.Diacetylmorphine was first synthesized in 1874 by Charles Robert (Romley) Alder Wright (1844-1894), an English chemist working at St. Mary's Hospital Medical School in London, but his invention did not lead to any further developments.23 years later by another chemist, Diacetylmorphine was again synthesised by Felix Hoffmann in the Bayer laboratory in 1897.Already by early 1898 Heinrich Dreser was testing it on sticklebacks, frogs and rabbits. He also tested it on some of Bayer's workers, and on himself. The workers loved it, some saying it made them feel "heroic" (heroisch). This was also the term used by chemists to describe any strong drug (and diacetylmorphine is four times stronger than morphine). Creating a brand name was easy. Later, November 1898, Dreser presented the drug to the Congress of German Naturalists and Physicians, claiming it was 10 times more effective as a cough medicine than codeine, but had only a tenth of its toxic effects. It was also more effective than morphine as a painkiller. It was safe. It wasn't habit-forming. In short, it was a wonder drug - the Viagra of its day. -cf. Richard Askwith, Sunday Times, 13 September 1998

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        Illustrated advertising envelopes for John W. Isham's Oriental America and Octoroons and the Octoroons' Hit Song, No Coon Can Come Too Black For Me

      New York City, 1898. Unbound. Very good. One of the advertising envelopes is from the Booking Office of John W. Isham's Oriental America and Octoroons and features ornate lettering and an oval half-tone portrait of Isham. The other cover is from Howley, Haviland & Company, the publishers of the Octoroons' hit song, No Coon Can Come Too Black For Me and features a large, dark-skinned African-American face enclosed in a yellow circle. The Octoroon cover is franked with a 2-cent pale carmine Washington stamp (Scott #252), and the other is franked with a 2-cent copper red Trans-Mississippi commemorative. The stamps and covers are in nice shape. One of the envelopes, from the Booking Office of John W. Isham's Oriental America and Octoroons, features a portrait of Isham. The other is from Howley, Haviland & Company, the publishers of the Octoroons' hit song, No Coon Can Come Too Black For Me and features a large, dark-skinned African-American face. The covers are franked with a 2-cent pale carmine Washington stamp (Scott #252) and a 2-cent Trans-Mississippi commemorative (Scott# 286). The stamps and covers are in nice shape. John Isham was an African-American theatrical entrepreneur who broke into advertising and managerial positions by passing for white. By 1890, he had become the advance man for Sam T. Jack's Creole Burlesque Show, the first African American show to replace its male minstrels with beautiful black chorus girls and to feature original songs, sketches and comedy by black artists. His work contributed greatly to the acceptance of quality black entertainment, and he was recognized by the Indianapolis Freeman newspaper as having "done more for the advancement of the colored race in all America than any other man since the day of its emancipation." Isham struck out on his own in 1895, forming what became the Octoroons. The company featured a chorus line and a musical story line that centered on New York City. The Octoroon's were popular with both black and white audiences and toured for five years. It's faced-paced, "reverse-coon" song, No Coon Can Come Too Black For Me, sang the praises of dark-skinned men, "The blacker they come, the better I like 'em. All them yaller babies, I'm bound to slight 'em." Isham created a second sshow, Oriental America, which was the first all-black show to appear on Broadway. By 1898, Isham had three companies, two touring the United States and one traveling throughout Great Britain. He retired in 1900, and turned the shows over to his brother William, who promptly converted them to a low-class "coon-show" that he named King Rastus. As of 2017, OCLC shows no institutions hold any Octoroons, Oriental America, or Howley-Haviland advertising materials. None is for sale in the trade, and no auction records are found at ABPC, the Rare Book Hub, nor Worthpoint.

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        Cognac Illustré. Annuaire Historique, Commercial et Administratif du Canton de Cognac.

      MASSONNEAU & Cie.. 1898. In-8 Carré. Broché. Etat passable. Couv. défraîchie. Dos abîmé. Intérieur frais. 245 pages. Frontispice en noir et blanc, hors-texte. Nombreuses illustrations et photos en noir et blanc dans le texte et hors-texte. Encars publicitaires. Manques sur le dos fendu. Bords des plats abîmés. Plats de couverture détachés. Dessins de Hérisson, Lecharles, Lorin, Mareste, Pellisson, Péré et Soulard. Photogravures de MM. Ch Collas, L. Courtois, Saint-Sernin et Massonneau. Phototypie et Photogravure Terpereau. Le Vignoble, Charente ... Introuvable

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        Lehrbuch der Röntgen-Untersuchung zum Gebrauche für Mediciner von Hermann Gocht, Sekundärarzt der Chir.-Orth. Klinik von Prof. dr. Hoffa zu Würzburg.

      Stuttgart, Ferdinand Enke Verlag, 1898, 8, VIII, 232 pp., mit 58 in Text gedruckten Abbildungen, Halbleinenband der Zeit St.a.Tit feines Exemplar. Meileinstein der Radiologie - Erste Auflage des ersten Lehrbuch über die Röntgenuntersuchung für Ärzte. "Es wurde das eigentliche Lehrbuch seiner Zeit und fand ungeteilten Beifall im In- und Ausland denn es beruhte auch auf einer Zusammenstelllung aller bis dahin erzeilten Ergebnisse zur neuen Wissenschaft "Röntgenologie" aus aller Welt und brachte den Weg bahnend einen reichen Schatz eigner Erfahrungen und Beobachtungen ärztlicher Anwendung der Röntgenstrahlen. Aus diesem "Lehrbuch", welches Gocht ab 1903 bei der Zweitauflage als "Handbuch der Röntgenlehre bezeichntete, zweigte er mit der 3.Auflage (1911) das Sammelwerk "Die Röntgen-Literatur" ab, nachdem die von ihm von allem Anfang an gesammelte Literatur aus aller Welt infolge ihres gewaltig zugenommenen Umfanges nicht mehr anhangsweise gebracht werden konnte." Das sich daraus entwickelnde "Handbuch der Röntgenlehre" erlebte mehrere Auflagen und wurde 1936 auf 15 Bände erweitert. Hermann Gocht (1869-1938), Pionier der Röntgenologie, Extraordinarius für Orthopädie in Berlin 1915, Mitbegründer der Deutschen Röntgengesellschaft 1905 - hat in Tübingen, Berlin, Erlangen und Halle Medizin studiert. Nach mehrjähriger Assistententätigkeit in der Chirurgie, Hygiene und Pathologie wurde er Mitarbeiter von A. Hoffa in der Orthopädie in Würzburg. 1900 errichtete er in Halle eine private orthopädische Krankenanstalt. 1915 wurde er Direktor der Universitätspoliklinik für orthopädische Chirurgie in Berlin und 1934 auch des Oskar-Helene-Heim n Berlin-Dahlem. Gocht hat sich seit der Jahrhundertwende mit der Anwendung der Röntgenstrahlen befaßt und mehrere wichtige Verbesserungen in der Röntgentechnik eingeführt, sowie zahlreiche wissenschaftliche Arbeiten auf dem Gebiet der Röntgendiagnostik und Strahlentherapie veröffentlicht. Schon 1898 schrieb Gocht das erste "Lehrbuch der Röntgenuntersuchungen". -cf. P.Gerhardt

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        Henri Boutet- Autour d Elles II Les Modelles/ Le Bain

      Artist: Boutet H ; issued in: Paris; date: 1898 - - technic: Lithography; colorit: original colored; condition: Very good; size (in cm): 37x 29; description: Book describes on 32 pastell Lithographies and 6 scetches, in 2 volumes, the beauty of women in diffenrent views. Both volumes hand signed from Henri Boutet. Binding of embossed hard cover [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Fauna Chilensis. Abhandlungen zur Kenntniss der Zoologie Chiles nach den Sammlungen von Dr. L. Plate. Erster Band - Vierter Band. [Complete].

      - Jena, Gustav Fischer, 1898-1913. Four volumes in four. Thick 8vo (23.1 x 15.8 cm). Contemporary uniform grained cloth. Gilt title on spines. Speckled edges.= In the Latin and German titles to the final volume '.aliarumque regionum neotropicarum' and '.und andere neotropische Gebiete has been added; also, Kenntniss became "Kenntnis". Most groups discussed are marine; the Polyplacophora received more attention than usual. Mollusca, Echinodermata and Cnidaria are all well treated, and there are also fine papers on fish, herpetology, ornithology, etc. The papers, by various specialists, show the transition of zoogeography and descriptive taxonomy (predominant in the earlier volumes) towards embryology, anatomy, histology, and cell biology (mostly in the last volumes). This set comes from an old library, with its abbreviation on the spine feet and pictorial bookplate on front pastedowns; otherwise no library markings. Some worming in the inner joint of the first volume, joints of the the third and fourth volume weak. Several plates a bit spotted, those of the fish section evenly toned, a few plates with a vague dampstain. Otherwise text and plates clean. A very good set. Not in Nissen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Schierenberg]
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        Manuscript heraldica collection containing 82 coats-of-arms of the 'conseillers' and presidents of the French Court.

      France, first half of the 17th century. Loose, only card board front cover remaining. In high quality modern cassette with a part of the original(?) green dyed vellum front cover with a gold royal coat-of-arms pasted on the front. 82 paper sheets. Exlibris Daniel de Bruin. The coats-of-arms are hand painted and coloured, many with gold and silver. ca. 18x24 cm. Most depict full armorial regalia. Some are copperengraved. All in good condition. With many manuscript and printed notes and annotations. This manuscript comes from the collection of Henry Chandon de Briailles (1898-1937) and his son. Some loose coats-of-arms out of this collection were auctioned by Christies Amsterdam on 15 February 2005 (nrs. 27, 29, 31 and 673) and at Bubb Kuyper Haarlem on 29 November 2005. All coats-of-arms are of families that were conseillers (advisors) or presidents of the French Court. Names a.o.: Charles de Lorraine, Duc de Mayenne (1554-1611), Charles de Lorraine, Duc d'Elbeuf, in 1581 (died 1605), Spinola de los Balbares (died 1630), Jacques d'Urfé (from 1596 Grand Ecuyer in Savoye), Michel Eygaem de Montaigne, La Motte (1533-1592), Chabannes de Rochebrune, Chanlecy. Added are 6 anonymous 17th century vellum sheets with hand painted coats-of-arms, of which two depicing classical women holding them. H197.

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        Pausanias's Description of Greece. Translated with a commentary by J.G. FRAZER.

      London, MacMillan, 1898. - 6 volumes. Cloth 23 cm (Covers slightly scratched; exlibris of Signet Library on front pastedown; nice set) (Heavy book, may require extra shipping costs) 10000 gr

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fragmenta Selecta]
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        Notes From a Diary in Asiatic Turkey.

      

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        Das malerische und romantische Westfalen

       Druck und Verlag von Ferdinand Schöningh Paderborn 1898, OLn-geb. Ausg. mit Rundumgoldschnitt, sehr guter Zustand (s. Foto), 4. Aufl., 472 S. mit 22 Stahlstichen, 8 Lichtdrucken, 5 Autotypieen und 131 Textbildern, 25,5 cm x 18 cm. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Medizin,Wörterbuch

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        Wessex Poems and other verses

      Harper & Brothers., 1898. First edition. Octavo. pp xii, 228. Thirty black-and-white illustrations by the author, some full-page. Original gilt decorated green cloth. The author's first collection, containing fifty-one poems. Only 500 copies were printed. Short introduction by the author.Prelims spotted. Covers a bit marked. Very good bright copy.

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        Message from the President of the United States to the Two Houses of Congress at the Beginning of the Second Session of the Fifty-Fifth Congress, with the Reports of the Heads of Departments and Selections from Accompanying Documents (WITH SIGNED WILLIAM MCKINLEY OFFICIAL WHITE HOUSE CALLING CARD)

      Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1898. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. 6 X 9 1/4 Inches. 1183 PP. Official White House Calling Card signed by President William McKinly tipped to the flyleaf. All plates and fold-outs intact. A scarce abridgement of the "dealings" of the President and Congress in 1898. McKinley himself addresses the issues with the gold standard and relations with Spain and Cuba (Spanish-American War) in his initital report. Scarce complete report in the origianl olive cloth binding. Minor wear to edges. Slight foxing to interior and endpapers. Minor 1/4 inch circular paper loss to ffep. Overall, a sound copy of a rare book featuring the autograph of the assassinated President McKinley.

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        The Hesperides & Noble Numbers

      Lawrence & Bullen, London., 1898. Revised edition. Issued in the Muses' Library series. Small octavo. Two volumes: pp xxvi, 322; [vi], 420. Preface by A.C. Swinburne. Superb period bindings by Rivière of full dark pink morocco with raised bands, ornate gilt spine and inner dentelles, gilt rules. Top edge gilt. On the front free endpaper of each volume is the bookplate of the poet H.W. Harding. Spines a little darkened and joints just faintly rubbed. Very good indeed.

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        Geschichte der Eisenbahnen der Österreichisch-Ungarischen Monarchie.

      Wien - Teschen - Leipzig. Karl Prochaska. 1898 - Bd I - IV. (In fünf gebunden). Lex. 8°. XVIII, 503,558, 584,392.634 Seiten. Mit zahlr. Tafeln, Textabb., Karten usw. Goldgepr. Originalleinen. Bei zwei Bänden Rücken mit kleinen Ausfransungen, ein Band mit professionell repariertem Rücken (kaum merkbar). Insgesamt in gutem Zustand. Es folgten später - unabhängig und nicht vorgesehen - noch 2 weitere Bände. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Löwenstein]
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        A Note by William Morris on his Aims in Founding the Kelmscott Press Together with a Short Description of the Press by S.C. Cockerell, & an Annotated List of the Books Printed Thereat

      London/Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1898. Limited First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Sir Edward Burne-Jones. This is the last book printed at the Kelmscott Press. One of 525 copies on paper, plus 12 on vellum. 8vo. 8" x 5½" (20.5 x 14 cm). Bound in original quarter Holland-backed blue paper boards, with white linen spine and title printed in black on front cover. Lettered in black on the upper cover. [iv] + 70 + [1, colophon] + [1, blank] pp. The frontispiece, "Psyche Borne off by Zephyrus," designed by Sir Edward Burne-Jones, was engraved by William Morris for a projected edition of The Earthly Paradise in the 1860s and was "touched up" by Robert Catterson-Smith. Rejected ornaments for Love Is Enough. Woodcut borders to frontispiece and first page of text. 4 large woodcut initials (designed for the Froissart, but never used). Errata slip laid in. Text printed in black and red in the Golden type, with 5 pages in the Troy and Chaucer types. Near fine condition. Mild fraying to small areas of the spine. Two corners slightly bumped. Small leather ex-libris (of a prominent South African) at the top inner side of the front pastedown with some offsetting from this to a few adjacent blank pages. Otherwise internally very clean. No marks. No foxing. [Clark Library, Kelmscott and Doves, pp. 62-63. Peterson A53. Ransom, Private Presses, p. 331, no. 53. Sparling 53. Tomkinson, pp. 121-124, no. 53.]

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        Tales of the Home Folks in Peace and War

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co. 1898 - first edition, first printing; 417 pp., original gilt & black stamped decorated green cloth, book plate to the front paste down, else fine in a good dust jacket; the scared jacket is chipped at the edges and folds. Photos available upon request.

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        Emma.

      George Allen, London., 1898. First edition thus: illustrated with drawings by Chris[tine M. Demain] Hammond; introduction by Joseph Jacobs. Octavo. pp xxvi, 504. Original dark green buckram covers with elaborate gilt floral decoration in art nouveau style. Top edge gilt.School prize label, dated 1906, on front free endpaper. Slight scuffs to tail of spine and bottom corners of covers. Very good indeed. A bright copy.

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        Isabella or The Pot of Basil.

      Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner, London., 1898. First edition thus: illustrated and decorated by W.B. Macdougall. Quarto. Unpaginated. Original green cloth decorated in blind and lettered and decorated in gilt on spine. Top edge gilt. Title-page printed in red and black. Printed on handmade paper.A lovely instance of Art Nouveau with lavish decorated borders and initials, decorated initials and seven full-page illustrations. The artist who was born in Glasgow was married to the poet and novelist Margaret Armour and together they collaborated with Aubrey Beardsley whose influence, as well as that of William Morris and the Arts and Crafts Movement, can be clearly detected in his work. He also contributed to The Yellow Book, The Savoy and The Evergreen.Free endpapers spotted. Very good indeed. Scarce.

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        The Cutters Practical Guide to the Cutting of Ladies' Garments,

      London: Printed and Published by the John Williamson Company Limited at the Tailor and Cutter Office,, 1898. embracing all the New and Current Styles of Ladies' Garments of Every Description. Now being made in the Best Tailoring Firms. Third Edition. Revised and Enlarged. Quarto. Original morocco-grained blue cloth, title gilt to the spine, and to the front board within gilt panel, blind panelling to the lower. 64 "plates", in fact full-page illustrations, illustration to the text. Just a touch rubbed, endpapers a little mottled, text mildly toned, a very good copy. Described as the third edition "revised and enlarged", and certainly the most substantial of the handful of variant editions traced on-line. Copac locates 2 different editions at the V & A, OCLC adds 3 locations in the United States - Clark Art Institute, University of Rhode Island, Los Angeles City Museum of Art, and two in Australia, Monash, and the University of New South Wales. Pattern-cutting books are generally hard to find, they were purely professional publications and were usually worked to pieces, this copy remains in particularly nice condition. Seligman dates the third to 1898, without noting a location for the copy consulted. At thirteen, Vincent was apprenticed to Fredrick Cooper, a woollen draper in Yeovil, for four years. He progressed to Journeyman, plying his trade in several provincial towns, and in 1881 opening his own house in Oxford. In 1883 he graduated from the famous Tailor and Cutter Academy in Gerrard Street, and through his superior grasp of the subject, having written a number prize winning essays on the art, he was invited to work at the Tailor and Cutter by John Williamson and Thomas Darwin Humphreys. Vincent became such a force in the tailoring trade that in 1895 he superseded Humphreys as the editor of the Tailor and Cutter, and under his influence "the publishing house continued as a major influence until the 1960s" (Seligman, p.10).

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        Pausanias's Description of Greece. Translated with a commentary by J.G. FRAZER.

      London, MacMillan, 1898. 6 volumes. Cloth 23 cm (Covers slightly scratched; exlibris of Signet Library on front pastedown; nice set) (Heavy book, may require extra shipping costs)

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        Zoological Results based on material from New Britain, New Guinea, Loyalty Islands and Elsewhere, collected during the years 1895, 1896 and 1897 by Arthur Willey

      University Press 1898-1902, Cambridge - Ex-Insitutional collection, with some library markings and rubber stamps, including "Cancelled [. . .]" rubber stamp and "Permission for disposal [. . .] " label on front endpaper. Second volume with 65mm splitting at tail of front joint, and 40mm splitting at head of joint. Joints and hinges still strong and holding. Some abrasions to leather along edges of boards. Overall a nice set. Leather on the boards has a polished appearance. ; 6 parts (complete), bound into two volumes. 830 pages + preliminaries + plates + 1 folding map + Corrigendum slip (facing page 691). The plates include 83 numbered plates, with in addition plates of figures that are outside the sequence of 83 numbered plate leaves. Plates 12-15 have laid in photographs of Millepora (corals). Green half-calf leather bindings. Spines with five raised bands and red lettering pieces on spine. Gilt tooling. Top page edges gilt. Page dimensions: 283 x 221mm. "The present issue is the first of a series of five or six similar parts which will be devoted to an account of material collected during my recent expedition to the Pacific in seach of the eggs of the Pearly Nautilus." - from Arthur Willey's 'Prefatory Note' to Part I. "Various names contributors. Part One, for example, has the following contents: (1) "The anatomy and development of Peripatus novae-britanniae" by Arthur Willey; (2) "Metaprotella sandalensis, n. sp. [Caprellidae]" by Dr Paul Mayer; (3) "On a little-known sea-snake from the South Pacific" by G. A. Boulenger; (4) "Report on the Centipedes and Millipedes" by R. I. Pocock; (5) "Account of the Phasmidae with notes on the eggs" by D. Sharp; (6) "Scorpions, Pedipalpi and Spiders" by R. I. Pocock. [NB: No additional postage other than our normal book rate required on this heavy (5.24kg) set.] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        "Farthest North" being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship Fram 1893-96 and of a Fifteen Months' Sleigh Journey by Dr. Nansen and Lieut. Johansen with an Appendix by Otto Sverdrup Captain of the Fram.

      

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        Through Asia. Translated by J.T. Bealby and E.H. Hearn.

      

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        Sceaux armoriés des Pays-Bas et des Pays avoisinants (Belgique-Luxembourg-Pays-Bas-Allemagne-France). Recueil historique et héraldique.

      - Brussels, 1898-1903. 4 volumes. Lage 4o. Half linen, slightly worn but good. Some annotations. Illustrated with photographic reproductions and black and white lithographs. Alphabetically ordered list of names of families who used seals, with descriptions and images of the seals. Mainly concerning the 16th century. This standard work on Dutch medieval heraldic and topographic seals is still relevant. H206

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        Dictionnaire Annamite-Francais comprenant 1. tous les characteres de la langue Annamite vulgaire. 2. les characteres Chinois. 3. la flore et la faune de l'Indochine

      Imprimerie de la Mission a Tan Dinh, Saigon 1898 - Deuxieme edition, (but actually the first - see below), 4to, pp. [8], 987; extra title page in Chinese and Vietnamese; the half-title is reinforced in two places with old paper tape on the blank verso, the Chinese title with phonetic translation in pencil, penultimate leaf remargined and last leaf reinforced on blank verso, pages browned throughout, several neat repairs within; contemporary half black cloth over marbled boards. Not in Zaunmuller; not in Vancil; no earlier edition located in either OCLC or NUC. Genibrel's preface states that the work is based on "un excellent petit Dictionnaire Annamite-francais sans characters, dont l'auteur, Mgr. Caspar, eveque et vicaire apostolique de la Mission de Hue, etait alors simple missionaire a Saigon. C'est cet ouvrage qui a servi de Canevas a notre travail; voila pourquoi nous lui avons donne le titre de deuxieme edition." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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