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        THE OPEN BOAT AND OTHER TALES OF ADVENTURE ..

      New York: Doubleday & McClure Co., 1898. First edition. Previous owner's name and date (1898) in ink to front free endpaper, a little rubbing to silver stamping of spine and a touch of shelf wear, a fine copy. (19923). Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-2] 3-336, original pictorial green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in dark green and silver. Crane's best collection of short fiction, including several of his most powerful and best known stories. "The Open Boat," one of Crane's finest short stories, "was based upon his own experiences on his way to Cuba as a correspondent during the filibustering expeditions preceding the Cuban War. The emotions and reactions of four men in an open boat after a wreck are given with an insight and a fidelity to fact that makes the story memorable." - Quinn, American Fiction, p. 536. The collection also contains several tales based on Crane's western trip in 1895 to Mexico via Nebraska, Louisiana, Arkansas and Texas, including his archetypal "The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky," in which the mythical Old West yields to the reality of civilization. The fine "Death and the Child," a war story set during the Turko-Greek War in 1897, is "clearly a version of THE RED BADGE OF COURAGE, which it resembles in the incident of panicky flight, in its implication of nature in a drama of self discovery, and in its imagery of the psychological distress that motivates the hero. But it is also like "The Open Boat" in that its protagonist is in a measure -- up to the moment of panic -- introspective and contemplative." - James B. Colvert, "Stephen Crane," DLB 12 (1982), p. 122. BAL 4079 (noted spine imprint B, no priority established). Wright (III) 1256.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        An Almanac of Twelve Sports Words by Rudyard Kipling

      London: William Nicholson, 1898. "Library edition", printed on Japanese vellum. 4to. (36) pp. Publisher's pictorial boards. 12 lithographic plates of sports each captioned with a month of year beneath. A lovely copy. Campbell, pp. 44-55 and no. 33B. Although dated 1898, the work appeared in November 1897 in order to be available for Christmas. There is no record of the limitation of this edition, but it would have been significantly less than the "Popular edition" published simultaneously on an inferior paper stock.

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        Altes und Neues aus Hamburg.

      Mappe mit kartoniertem Titelblatt und 13 Originalaufnahmen auf Kartons nach Aufnahmen aus dem Jahre 1898 sowie 2 farbige Pläne ( so laut Inhaltsverzeichnis so alles vollständig ), Obroschur, QuerKlein4 ( 24 x 33 cm ). Die Tafeln zeigen: Berliner Bahnhof Klosterthor Bahnhof Plan der Verbreiterung des Jungfernstiegs Der Jungfernstieg vor der Verbreiterung Modell des Kaiser Wilhelm Denkmals Plan der Aptirung der Wandrahminsel Hauptzollamt St. Annen Neue Fischhalle St. Pauli Fischauction in der Fischhalle St. Pauli Plan der neuen Häfen auf Kuhwärder Bau des neuen Seeschiffhafens auf Kuhwärder Dampframmer und Trokenbagger ( beim Bau des neuen Seeschiffhafens auf Kuhwärder ) - Electrische Krähne, Baakenquai Bei der Mündung des Geeststammsiels Dom. Die Tafeln jeweils von recht guter Erhaltung, nur wenige gering fleckig, wenige gering angeknickt. Von der OBroschur ist nur das Vorderblatt erhalten, dieses mit starken Randläsionen und beschädigt. Die Seidenhemdchen zur Trennung der Tafeln nicht mehr vorhanden. - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 450 Gramm ) ( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage further pics on request )

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        THE LAST WAR OR THE TRIUMPH OF THE ENGLISH TONGUE. A STORY OF THE TWENTY-SIXTH CENTURY, COMPILED FROM THE OFFICIAL NOTES OF NEWMAN, REPORTER TO THE PRESIDENT OF UNITED AMERICA

      Chicago: Charles H. Kerr & Company, [1898].. Octavo, pp. [3-4] 5-162 [note: text complete despite gap in pagination], original gray cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. Issued in both cloth and in paper wrappers as Kerr's "Unity Library," Number 89, December 1898. The story of a global war fought largely in the air in which the Russians and their allies are defeated in their bid for world domination. In the final battle three million enemy soldiers are killed. Clarke, Voices Prophesying War, p. 230. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 116. Bleiler (1978), p. 149. Reginald 10914. Not in Wright, American Fiction 1876-1900. Considerable damp staining to cloth, two leaves of text stained (pages 53-56), hairline cracks to inner hinges, but still a good, sound copy. Apparently one of Odell's copies, with his name and address on front free endpaper. Rare. (#149597)

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        Petroleum Motor-Cars

      Bound in original green cloth, with gilt lettering to spine Binding in near fine, unfaded condition. Original dark brown endpapers. 8vo: xv, 218pp plus 6 pages of publishers ads. Text in very good clean condition, no inscriptions. Well illustrated throughout with detailed diagrams & line drawings. Wonderful account of the world of early motoring A superb copy

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        Nihon Meiga Kagami: Tokugawa Jidai-bu, Nagasawa Rosetsu [Mirror of Famous Japanese Paintings: Tokugawa Period, Nagasawa Rosetsu]

      Tanaka, Moichi 1898 - Original bindings, very slight soiling to extremities, title slips a little rubbed. Remains of a sticker to upper wrapper of v.1. Occasional small marks to contents, mostly to margins. A collection of woodblock-prints of famous paintings by celebrated Japanese Edo-period artist Nagasawa Rosetsu (1754_1799), a Maruyama School painter who studied in Kyoto with Maruyama School founder Maruyama Okyo. Includes 22 woodblock-prints after Rosetsu by Tanaka Moichi, some in colour, most of birds or people. Text in Japanese. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Photographs of the Caucasus

      [Caucasus mountains], 1898. 38 vintage platinum print photographs (printed circa 1900), mounted on card, captioned in pencil and signed and dated beneath the image by the photographer. Sizes vary, all approximately 7 x 5 inches. Generally fine, images not faded, heavy spotting to one mount, slight warping to mounts. In a custom black half morocco slipcase and chemise. 38 vintage platinum print photographs (printed circa 1900), mounted on card, captioned in pencil and signed and dated beneath the image by the photographer. Sizes vary, all approximately 7 x 5 inches. A fine group of ethnographic and mountaineering scenes from the Causasus Mountains by the Hungarian photographer and mountaineer Maurice de Déchy (1851-1917). A wide-ranging selection of views encompasing scenes from Chechnya, Dagastan, Georgia and the breadth of the Caucasus Mountains. Images include Mount Elbrus (several views), Mount Adyr, Mount Chikhildi, Mount Kasbek and numerous passes, valleys, glaciers and gorges; ethnographic scenes including Tatar, Digor, Karachai, Daghestani and Khevsuri people and villages; mountaineering scenes including camping beneath Katchou pass (with a note that the guide Maser of Tyrol died in 1900) and "en route pour la découverte du col Djiper (1885)" with de Déchy identified as one of the mountaineers. Douglas Freshfield, in his classic Exploration of the Caucasus (1896), summarizes de Déchy's activities in the Caucasus: "... M. de Déchy, a Hungarian gentleman, took up the task of exploration. In 1884, 1885, and 1886, he made three extensive journeys in the range. In 1884 ... he climbed Elbruz and a fine peak near the Mamison Pass. In the course of his wanderings he made the first passage by travellers of several native glacier passes and collected a considerable amount of scientific information with regard to the glaciers and the snow region. He also took a very large number of most valuable photographs of the scenery and people, thus making himself the pioneer in Caucasian photography. I am indebted to him for some of the most interesting illustrations in these volumes" (Freshfield, p. 19). De Déchy returned to the Caucasus again in 1887, this time with Freshfield. Fourteen of De Déchy's photographs were reproduced in Freshfield's Exploration of the Caucasus, including "Ice-Lake at Klukhor Pass," one of the images in the present group. He also contributed an entire chapter, "The Sources of the Kuban" (vol. II, chapter XXI). These beautifully printed platinum prints are in a fine state of preservation and exhibit the wide tonal range and delicate shading characteristic of the process.

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        Namens des Schweizerischen Juristenvereins herausgegeben von dessen Rechtsquellenstiftung (bzw. herausgegeben auf Veranstaltung des Schweizerischen Juristenvereins mit Unterstützung des Bundes und der Kantone). Les sources du droit Suisse. Recueil édité au nom de la Société suisse des Juristes par sa Fondation des sources du droit.

      Verlag Sauerländer und Schwabe, Aarau und Basel 1898 - 97 Bde. der Reihe. Aarau und Basel, Verlag Sauerländer und Schwabe, 1898-2005. Gr.-8vo. Originale rote Halblederbände und originale rote Kunstlederbände mit reicher Rückenvergoldung, 2 Ergänzungsbände in Originalleinen. (St.a.T. und Schnitt, überwiegend kl. Papierrückenschildchen). Umfassendes Konvolut der Sammlung Schweizerischer Rechtsquellen (SSRQ, frz. Collection des Sources du Droit Suisse SDS, ital. Collana Fonti del Diritto Svizzero FDS), die wichtige Sammlung kritischer Editionen schweizerischer Rechtsquellen vom Frühmittelalter bis ins Jahr 1798. Herausgeber der Sammlung ist die Rechtsquellenstiftung (bzw. Rechtsquellenkommission) des Schweizerischen Juristenvereins, die im Jahre 1894 zu diesem Zwecke begründet wurde. Der erste Band der Sammlung erschient im Jahre 1898, der letzte hier vorliegende Band datiert aus dem Jahr 2005. "Die Primärquellen sind Manuskripte oder frühe Drucke, welche in historisch und regional unterschiedlichen Formen in deutscher, französischer, italienischer, rätoromanischer und lateinischer Sprache transkribiert und kommentiert wurden. Die kritischen Apparate sind deutsch, französisch oder italienisch. Ziel der Sammlung ist es, die Quellen Rechtshistorikern, Juristen, Historikern und Forschern anderer Fachrichtungen sowie interessierten Laien zugänglich zu machen. Die meisten älteren Bände enthalten ein Gesamtregister; neuere Bände sind mit zwei Registern (einem Orts- und Personenregister und einem Sachregister) ausgestattet (Wikepedia). - Die Präsidenten der Rechtsquellenstiftung waren Andreas Heusler (1894-1921), Walther Merz (1921-1935), Hermann Rennefahrt (1935-1960), Jacob Wackernagel (1960-1966), Hans Herold (1966-1988), Claudio Soliva (1988-2006) und seit 2006 Lukas Gschwend. Abteilung I: Kanton ZÜRICH. Teil 1: Offnungen und Hofrechte. Bde. 1 und 2: Adlikon bis Bertschikon (und:) Bertschikon bis Dürnten. Bearb. und hrsg. von Robert Hoppeler. 1910 (und:) 1915. XIX, 570; XVI, 541 S. Neue Folge, Teil 2: Rechte der Landschaft. Bd. 1: Das Neuamt. Bearb. von Thomas Weibel. 1996. XXVII, 530 S. Abteilung II: Kanton BERN. Teil 1: Stadtrechte. Bd. 1: Das Stadtrecht von Bern I (1218-1539). Bearb. und hrsg. von Friedrich Emil Welti. 1902. LXXXII, 428 S. Bd. 2: Das Stadtrecht von Bern II. Bearb. und hrsg. von Friedrich Emil Welti. 1939. XL, 129, (Das Stadtbuch:) XI, 176 S. Bd. 3: Das Stadtrecht von Bern III. Bearb. und hrsg. von Hermann Rennefahrt. 1945. XX, 611 S. Bd. 4 (in 2 Teilbänden): Das Stadtrecht von Bern IV. Bearb. und hrsg. von Hermann Rennefahrt. 1955-1956. XXIV, 724; XIX, (725-) 1349 S. Bd. 5: Das Stadtrecht von Bern V. Verfassung und Verwaltung des Staates Bern. Bearb. und hrsg. von Hermann Rennefahrt. 1959. XXX, 803 S. Bd. 6 (in 2 Teilbänden): Das Stadtrecht von Bern VI. Staat und Kirche. Bearb. und hrsg. von Hermann Rennefahrt. 1960-1961. XLVIII, 688; VII, (689-) 1084 S. Bd. 7 (in 2 Teilbänden): Das Stadtrecht von Bern VII. Zivil-, Straf- und Prozeßrecht. Bearb. und hrsg. von Hermann Rennefahrt. 1963-1964. XXII, 731; XIII, (732-) 1122 S. Bd. 8 (in 2 Teilbänden): Das Stadtrecht von Bern VIII. Wirtschaftsrecht. Bearb. von Hermann Rennefahrt. 1966. XVIII, 538; XII, 880 S. Bd. 9 (in 2 Teilbänden): Das Stadtrecht von Bern IX. Gebiet, Haushalt, Regalien. Bearb. von Hermann Rennefahrt. 1967. XXVII, 476; (477-) 923 S. Bd. 10: Das Stadtrecht von Bern X. Polizei, behördliche Fürsorge. Bearb. von Hermann Rennefahrt. 1968. XIX, 703 S. Bd. 11: Das Stadtrecht von Bern XI. Wehrwesen. Bearb. von Hermann Rennefahrt. 1975. XV, 500 S. Bd. 12: Das Stadtrecht von Bern XII. Bildungswesen. Bearb. von Hermann Rennefahrt. 1979. XII, 292 S. Bd. 13 (in 2 Teilbänden): Die Rechtsquellen der Stadt Biel mit ihren "äusseren Zielen" Bözingen, Vingelz und Leubringen. Bearb. von Paul Bloesch mit einem Register von Achilles Weishaupt. 2003. XLII, 424; (425-) 1101 S. Teil 2: Rechte der Landschaft. Bd. 1 (in 2 Teilbänden): Das Statutarrecht des Simmentales (bis 1798). Das Obersimmental (und:) das Niedersimmental. Bearb. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ohne Titel. [Composition.] Hinterglasbild, gerahmt u. verso signiert u. datiert: "Carl Rabus | Murnau | 1982". 27 : 30 cm/ mit Rahmen: 32,3 : 34,8 cm.

      - Carl Rabus (Kempten 1898 - 1983 in Murnau am Staffelsee) studierte bei Angelo Jank an der Münchner Akademie und hatte seine ersten Ausstellungen bei Hans Goltz in München und in der Sturm-Galerie in Berlin. Ab 1923 arbeitete Rabus in Berlin als Buch- und Zeitschriftenillustrator, u.a. für den "Eulenspiegel", "Orchideengarten" und "Jugend". 1927 kehrte er nach München zurück. 1934 ging er ins Exil nach Wien, wo er die jüdische Fotografin Erna Adler, seine spätere Ehefrau, kennenlernte. Aufgrund des drohenden Anschlusses Österreichs ans Deutsche Reich flohen beide nach Brüssel, wurden jedoch nach dem Einmarsch des deutschen Militärs in Belgien am 10. Mai 1940 verhaftet. Erna Adler kam wieder frei; Carl Rabus wurde in das Internierungslager St. Cyprien in Südfrankreich transportiert. 1941 gelang ihm die Flucht aus dem Lager nach Brüssel. 1943 wurde er wegen Rassenschande erneut verhaftet und ins Gefängnis nach Wien gebracht. 1944 heirateten Carl Rabus und Erna Adler. Nach dem Krieg erfolgten wechselnde Aufenthalte in Essen, München und Brüssel. 1974 ließen sie sich in Murnau nieder. - "Carl Rabus gehört einer Generation an, die durch ihre vielgestaltigen Lebenswege zwischen den beiden Weltkriegen immer wieder von Rückschlägen gezeichnet und mehr als einmal zu einem Neuanfang gezwungen war. Sein spannungsreiches wie vielfältiges Werk zeugt von diesen Umbrüchen und Neuanfängen, von dem Anschluß an die Errungenschaften der Moderne und dem zeitweisen Ersticken allen künstlerischen Lebens durch die Gräuel der Kriege, von dem Aufbau neuer künstlerischer Kraft aus dem Erlebten und dem Suchen nach neuen Ausdrucksformen. Daß sein Werk zum Teil in Vergessenheit geriet, teilte er mit Vielen seiner Generation (Sandra Uhrig in: Carl Rabus 1898 – 1983 Malerei und Graphik, Schloßmuseum des Marktes Murnau, 2006, S.16).

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        Famous castles & temples in Japan.Tokio, [Kazamusa Ogawa?], (colophon in Japanese: Meiji 28 = 1895). Oblong (27 x 36.5 cm). With 35 hand-coloured collotypes, with captions. Slightly later black, gold-tooled morocco, with initials C.R. at the foot of the spine.

      http://baxleystamps.com/litho/ogawa/ogawa_castles_35plts.shtml; cf. Wenckstern II, 9 (1898 (?) ed., 36 plates). First edition of a work with 35 hand-coloured collotypes, showing different Japanese temples and castles. The volume is one of many from Ogawa's collection of collotype albums entitled "Things Japanese", which were issued from 1893. Other volumes deal with Japanese costumes, flowers, geishas and several Japanese districts. In 1898 this volume appears to be reissued or reprinted twice, once with 35 and once with 37 plates, both with “of Japan” in the title instead of “ in Japan” (Baxley). Wenckstern probably refers to the 1898 edition (with “of Japan”) but notes 36 plates. Binding rubbed along the extremities and slightly scratched. Plates slightly browned with some occasional minor foxing. A good copy.

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        The Harmsworth Monthly Pictorial Magazine. Vols. I-VII.

      Harmsworth Bros. 1898-1902 - Vols I-V bound with fronts, half titles, general titles, and indexes. Attractively bound in uniform light green cloth, dec. in gilt, lettered in black; some sl. rubbing but overall a v.g. bright set. Volume I, pp 662-664 contains the first appearance of Winston Churchill?s short maritime tale Man Overboard, an episode of the Red Sea. Maritime, mystery and sensational fiction are prominent in the pages of this popular monthly magazine alongside popular and topical subjects of the day including facts about Big Ben, football celebrities, home management and Liverpool Christmas charities. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Nigger of the 'Narcissus' A Tale of the Sea [First English Edition] FIRST ENGLISH EDITION; 1500 COPIES WERE PRINTED

      Heinemann,, 1898 [1897]. 8vo., First Edition thus, free endpapers browned, text with some light marginal toning; original grey cloth, upper board blocked and lettered in gilt, gilt back, uncut, joints mildly rubbed, backstrip chafed at head and tail else a good, bright copy. With personal book-stamp on front free endpaper. Dedicated to Edward Garnett, Conrad's third novel was first published in the USA as 'The Children of the Sea'. This is the first English edition, with all Smith's points, dated 1898 but published on 2 December 1897. This copy has binding 'B' with small caps on backstrip and the 32pp of publisher's advertisements from 'Illumination' to 'The Island of Doctor Moreau'. Smith, 3 (pp.6-11).

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        War of the Worlds, The

      London: William Heinemann, 1898. First Edition of One of the Most Enduring Science Fiction Novels in the English Language WELLS, H.G. The War of the Worlds. London: William Heinemann, 1898. First edition, with state B thirty-two page publisher's catalogue. Octavo (7 7/16 x 5 1/16 inches; 189 x 194 mm.). viii, 303, [1, blank], 32 pp. publisher's catalogue headed "Illumination". Publisher's gray cloth lettered in black on front cover and spine. Publisher's mark in black on back cover. Small, very slightly lighter area at top of spine, minimal rubbing of color at foot of spine, bare minimum of foxing to the top edge only. Still one of the finest copies we have ever seen, the end-papers clean and fresh, the black lettering fresh and sharp, the inner joints absolutely untouched. This story was the touchstone for Orson Welles' classic radio show about the invasion of the Martians. At 8:00 pm. on the evening of Sunday October 30th, 1938 the world was scared out of its wits. Millions of Americans had their radios turned on. But most of these Americans were listening to ventriloquist Edgar Bergen and his dummy "Charlie McCarthy" on NBC and only turned to CBS at 8:12 p.m. after the comedy sketch ended and a little-known singer went on. By then, the story of the Martian invasion was well underway - the listeners really believed that Earth was being invaded by the Martians? "Occurs with and without an inserted publisher's catalogue. Two states of inserted publisher's catalogue at rear, priority as listed: (A) 16 pages; dated Autumn mdcccxcvii. (B) 32 pages; page [1] headed ILLUMINATION." (L. W. Currey). "?The War of the Worlds depends more on political than scientific premises for its power? what animates War of the Worlds is use of a scientific premise - the possibility of an encounter with a more technologically advanced civilization - to create a fundamental shift in political perspective whereby readers are shown what it is like to be on the receiving end of an imperial enterprise. We are made to see for a change how it would feel if they did it to us? any self-righteous impulse to condemn the Martians is countered by reminders of European wars of extermination against Tasmanian and other natives" (Alkon, Paul K. Science Fiction Before 1900, p. 47-48). "Wells recounted the genesis of his story several times: He was walking with his brother Frank in the Surrey countryside when the conversation turned to the Aborigine inhabitants of Tasmania, south of Australia, who were eradicated when the English transformed the island into a prison colony. What if some beings from another planet suddenly dropped from the sky, his brother wondered, and did the same to England?" (Kowinski, Wm. S. San Francisco Chronicle, June 5, 2005). Its contemporary political subtext aside - and now all but forgotten - the enduring popularity of The War of the Worlds rests with it being a ripping good yarn, a scare the bejesus out of us story, and, perhaps, a post-modern cautionary tale about the overuse of antibiotics: without the earthly bacteria that ultimately destroyed them, we'd have all been entrees a la carte on the Martians' banquet table. Hammond B5; Currey p. 526; Wells 14.

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        Der Reichsgerichtsbau zu Leipzig; Gesammt-ansichten und einzelheiten nach den mit maassen versehenen original-zeichnungen der facaden und der innenraume, sowie naturaufnahmen der bemerkenswerthesten theile dieses in den jahren 1887 bis 1895 errichteten gebaudes; Mit beschreibendem text von Ludwig Hoffmann, architekt des Reichsgerichtsbaus; Mit genehmigung und unterstützung des Reichsjustizamts; 100 Tafeln

      Berlin: Bruno Hessling. First printing. Hardcover. Good. First edition, ca. 1898. Folio, portfolio with ties housing loose plates, heavily illustrated, a Good ex-library copy with typical treatments (bookplates, label on spine-bottom, etc.), wear to some pages including loss to the edges of some of the pages, age-toning and soiling to some pages, book-tape along length of the spine, soiling to the covers, rubbing and wear to the tips and edges of the covers of the portfolio including some fraying or loss. Text in German. This book is large and somewhat heavy and will most likely require an additional shipping charge. Collated complete. A rare book--17 copies on OCLC.

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        LA MISSION LYONNAISE D'EXPLORATION COMMERCIALE EN CHINE 1895-1897

      A. Rey et Cie, Imprimeurs, Lyon, 1898. Softcover. Fair. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Text is in French. Small number written lightly on front free endpage and front pastedown. Binding is broken in several places, but all pages are attached. Spine cover chipped and cracked length wise.. Pages aged. Bumping to text-block. Light soiling to edges of text-block. Black & white photographs and illustrations. Wraps detached and lightly soiled. Wraps bumped and shelf worn at corners, edges and spine ends. Wraps tanned with small closed tears and chipping to edges. Fold out map laid in. Quantity Available: 1. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 132407..

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        The Wonderful Century. Its Successes and Its Failures

      London (&) New York: Swan Sonnenschein & Co., Limd. (&) Dodd, Mead & Co, 1898 Hardback, 140mm x 206mm tall (5.5" x 8.25" approx.). Pp xii, 400 + b/w photo frontispiece plate and 12 multi-folding diagram leaves. Prelims lightly toned and minor rubs to board corners, otherwise very good, in the original blind & gilt-decorated, green cloth-covered boards/gilt titles. Signed in pencil to the upper corner of the half-title: "Dr. A. Wallace". Although we cannot guarantee this to be in the Author's own hand, we feel there to be sufficient points identical to elements of his earlier signature [such as, for example that printed at the foot of the portrait photo frontispiece plate] possibly to indicate the Doctor's ownership of the volume after its acquisition in 1898 when he would have been 75/76.. Signed?. First Edition. Decorated Cloth. Very Good. 8vo..

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        L'Ermitage - Revue artistique et littéraire Année complète 1898 EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Bureaux de la Revue, 1898. Fine. Bureaux de la Revue, Paris 1898, 11,5x18,5cm, 2 volumes reliés. - Originale.binding editor to bradel half dark green calico, smooth back, as part of black morocco, gilt small iron and double gold in net queue.Douze numbers from January to December 1898. conservées.Chaque number Covers Edition is illustrated with a literary xylographie.Contributions Boylesve Rene, Henri Ghéon, André Gide, Francis Jammes, etc.Publication founded in 1890 by Henri Mazel, the Hermitage is a monthly magazine owned by the first wave of small magazines Symbolists. In 1895, the magazine between declining and its new director, Edouard Ducoté, uses André Gide. The editorial team is reduced to twelve regular contributors, friends Gide. After many difficulties and attempts to overhaul the editorial team (Remy de Gourmont to make a pass and will also contribute financially in 1905), the Hermitage breathed his last in 1906. The Hermitage manages to detach other important magazines of the time as the Mercure de France or La Revue blanche because it boasts eclectic and apolitical; on its cover, you can also read that it is "the only journal that deals with politics or sociology [but] which deals only with literature and art." His illustrations are small art nouveau, and, true to his state of mind symbolist, employees are more interested in poetry than novel. Tiphaine Samoyault, French literary critic, says that the Hermitage expresses a transition straddles the fin de siècle aestheticism and poetry avant-garde of the 1910s. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure de l'éditeur à la bradel en demi percaline verte foncée, dos lisse, pièce de titre de maroquin noir, petit fer doré et double filet doré en queue. Douze numéros de janvier à décembre 1898. Couvertures conservées. Chaque numéro est illustré d'une xylographie. Contributions littéraires de René Boylesve, Henri Ghéon, André Gide, Francis Jammes, etc. Publication fondée en 1890 par Henri Mazel, l'Ermitage est une revue mensuelle appartenant à la première vague des petites revues symbolistes. Dans les années 1895, la revue entre en déclin, et son nouveau directeur, Edouard Ducoté, fait appel à André Gide. L'équipe de rédaction est alors réduite à douze collaborateurs réguliers, amis de Gide. Après de multiples difficultés et tentatives de remaniement de l'équipe rédactionnelle (Remy de Gourmont y fera un passage et y contribuera également financièrement en 1905), l'Ermitage rend son dernier soupir en 1906. L'Ermitage parvient à se détacher d'autres revues importantes de l'époque comme le Mercure de France ou la Revue blanche car elle se revendique éclectique et apolitique ; sur sa couverture, on peut d'ailleurs lire que c'est "la seule Revue qui ne s'occupe ni de politique ni de sociologie [mais] qui traite uniquement de littérature et d'art." Ses petites illustrations sont de style art nouveau, et, fidèle à son état d'esprit symboliste, ses collaborateurs s'intéressent davantage à la poésie qu'au roman. Tiphaine Samoyault, critique littéraire française, estime que l'Ermitage exprime une transition à cheval sur l'esthétisme fin de siècle et la poésie d'avant-garde des années 1910.

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        Tales of Unrest

      London: T. Fisher Unwin,, 1898. Octavo. Original green cloth, gilt lettered spine, top edges gilt, preserved in a green cloth chemise and slip-case. Title page printed in red & black. Boards a little rubbed, spine slightly rumpled. a few leaves with portions of the fore-edge torn away (having been carelessly opened). First edition. A significant association copy that commemorates the literary and personal friendship of Conrad and his editor at Unwin, Edward Garnett (1868-1937): with Garnett's ownership inscription at the head of the title page and with a few marginal pencillings, presumably in his hand. "In 1894 Garnett accepted Joseph Conrad's first book, Almayer's Folly [for Unwin], and persuaded him not to go back to sea but to write another. Conrad, though eleven years his senior, nevertheless deferred to Garnett's authority; and Garnett's considerable influence on Conrad's work, which is revealed in Letters from Conrad (1928), is perhaps his greatest contribution to literature" (ODNB). Garnett had read Tales of Unrest in proof. Also present is an autograph letter signed from Conrad to Garnett, in which Conrad advises Garnett on the final draft of the latter's essay "The Contemporary Critic" which he had submitted to Blackwood's Magazine in late 1899 and which was eventually rejected in 1901, despite Conrad's mediation with the publisher (2pp., no place, no date, portion torn from top corner of page 1, apparently at an early date, published in Letters from Joseph Conrad 1895-1924). Also present is a salutation ("Dearest Edward") and the initials "JC" in Conrad's hand affixed to the front free endpaper.

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        Tales of unrest / by Joseph Conrad

      London : T. Fisher Unwin, 1898. 1st edition, 1st issue. Publisher's ads to the rear; the first of which with a minor tear. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.; 8vo 8"" - 9"" tall; 297 pages; Contents: Karain: a memor -- The idiots -- An outpost of progres -- The return -- The lagoon. Summary: A collection of short stories by the author of ""Nostromo"", ""The Secret Agent"", ""Lord Jim"" and ""An Outcast of the Island"". Subject; Adventure stories, English. Short stories in English, 1900 - Texts.

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        Les Plus Secrets Mysteres Des Hauts Grades De La Maçonnerie Dévoilés, Ou Le Vrai Rose-Croix, Traduit De lAnglois, Suivi Du Noachite, Traduit De LAllemand. (Hrg. von Carl Friedrich Koeppen).

      Mit 2 gefalt. gest. Tafeln und einigen Holzschnitt-Vignetten mit Freimaurersymbolen. XVI, 152 S. HLdr. des 19. Jhdts. Wolfstieg 29989 Kloss 1898 Caillet 966. - Die erste Ausgabe erschien 1766. Vermutlich handelt es sich nicht um eine Übersetzung aus dem Englischen sondern um das Original. - "Enth. die von Th. H. Baron de Tschoudy für die chevaliers dorient ausgearb. Hochgrade" (Wolfstieg). -- Mit Exlibris des bekannten Freimaurers F. G. Irwin (18281892 seit 1857 Mitglied in der Gibraltar Lodge no325, später Mitglied mehrerer Rosenkreuzer-Vereinigungen in Großbritannien), - Unbeschnitten. Vorderdeckel mit Schabstellen durch entfernen eines Etiketts.

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        An amazing huge archive of General William H. Wherry, Civil War Medal of Honor winner and distinguished leader during the Spanish American war, includes Presidential signed documents

      various, various. various. "An amazing huge archive including Presidential signed documents , letters, newspaper clippings, booklets, and diary entries, including one from Cuba referencing Col. Theodore Roosevelt:(a) Partly Printed Document Signed ?William McKinley? as President and ?R.A. Alger? as Secretary of War, 21? x 16?. Washington, September 5, 1898. Blank right edge toned and frayed. Mid-vertical fold not near 4.5? long full signature of McKinley. Completed in manuscript. Appointment of William M. Wherry as ?Colonel of Infantry.? Blue seal of the War Department affixed at lower left. Dated three week after Spain surrendered but before the Treaty of Paris was signed ending the Spanish American War. Accompanied by an 8? x 10.5? partly printed letter to Col. Wherry, from the Adjutant General?s Office in the War Department, Washington, September 9, 1898, transmitting this commission. Fine condition.(b) Partly Printed Document Signed ?Winfd S. Hancock? as President, The Military Service institution, 8.5? x 11?. New York, June 1, 1879. In part, ?This Certificate of Membership witnesseth that William M. Wherry Captain - 6th Regt: Infantry, U.S.A. became a Member of the Military Service institution of the United States ? ? Completed in manuscript. Folds. Fine condition.(c) Partly Printed Document Signed ?Winfd S. Hancock? as President, The Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, 23? x 17.5?. Philadelphia, November 30, 1884. In part, ?Know Ye, That Wiliam M. Wherry ? Captain 6th Infantry ? Bvt. Col. U.S. Army ? was received as a Companion of the First Class of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States ? ? Completed in manuscript. Red seal affixed at lower left. Toned mid-vertical fold, partial separation at top and bottom. Very Good condition.(d) Pictorial Partly Printed Document Signed ?J.M. Schofield? as President, Society of the Army of the Ohio, 16.5t? x 13.5?. Washington, March 26, 1903. In part, ?Be it known that in the War of the Rebellion, 1861 - 65, General Wm M. Wherry, U.S.A. served as Major & Aide-de-Camp in Brigade Division 23rd Corps, Army of the Ohio, and having complied with the stipulated Conditions, is admitted to membership in this organization ? ? General John M. Schofield, Andrew Johnson and U.S. Grant?s Secretary of War (1868 - 1869) and Commanding General of the U.S. Army (1888 - 1895), was Superintendent at West Point (1876 - 1881). Completed in manuscript. Mid vertical fold between ?c? and ?h? in signature. Minor flaws. Tear in lower edge. Very Good condition.(e) Partly Printed Document Signed ?Edwin M. Stanton? as Secretary of War, stamped signature, 15.75? x 19.25?, on parchment, completed in manuscript, with blue seal of the War Department affixed at upper left of document. Military vignettes at top center and across bottom. Commission dated Washington, March 25, 1867, appointing William M. Wherry as ?Lieutenant Colonel, By Brevet ? for gallant and meritorious services during the war ? ? Authentically signed ?E.D. Townsend? as Assistant Adjutant General. After graduating from West Point in 1837, Lieutenant Edward D. Townsend served: in the Florida War (1837 ? 1838), in the Cherokee Nation (1838), and on the Northern Frontier (1838 ? 1841) during Canada Border Disturbances. In the Civil War, Townsend was General-in?Chief Winfield Scott?s Chief of Staff. He was promoted to Brigadier General and served as Adjutant General of the U.S. Army from 1869 - 1880. Fine condition.(f) Typed Letter Signed ?F.C. Ainsworth? as Chief of the Record and Pension Office of the Adjutant General's Office, Department of War, 8? x 10.5?. Washington City, October 30, 1895. Col. Ainsworth tells Lieutenant Colonel William M. Wherry he has been awarded the Medal of Honor. From cmohs.org, Wherry?s citation reads ?Displayed conspicuous coolness and heroism in rallying troops that were recoiling under heavy fire.? Ainsworth?s letter, in full, ?I have the honor to inform you that, by direction of the President and in accordance with the act of Congress approved March 3, 1863, providing for the presentation of medals of honor to such officers, non-commissioned officers and privates as have most distinguished themselves in action, the Acting Secretary of War has awarded you a medal of honor for most distinguished gallantry in action at Wilson?s Creek, Missouri, August 10, 1861. The medal has been forwarded to you to-day by registered mail. Upon the receipt of it please advise this office thereof.? Fred C. Ainsworth, who served as Chief of the Record and Pension Office of the Adjutant General's Office from 1892 - 1904, was promoted to Major General and Military Secretary in 1904 and Adjutant General (1907 - 1912).(g) Six Printed Documents Signed ?Wm. M. Wherry? as Captain and Brevet Colonel, each one page, 6.5? x 9.5?. San Francisco, California, dated April 25, 1871, March 1, March 20, April 3, September 20, and December 20, 1872. Each headed ?Headquarters Military Division of the Pacific, each Special Orders ?By Order of Major General Schofield.? John M. Schofield was Commander of the Military Division of the Pacific from 1870 - 1876. The Special Orders include reporting to ?the Military School at Fort Monroe, Va.,? ?to accompany detachment of recruits, expected to arrive, to the Department of Arizona,? to report ?to the Commanding Officer, Benica Barracks, California,? ?to report to the Commanding General, Department of California, for Court Martial duty ? ? Minor flaws. Very Good condition.(h) Sixteen Manuscript Letters Signed: ""Wm M. Wherry"" as Acting Assistant Adjutant General, ""By Command of Major General Schofield,"" each one page, 7.5"" x 10"". Special Orders on stationery headed ""Headquarters Department of West Point, United States Military Academy, West Point,"" Each to the Commandant Cadets, March to December, 1877. With similar, but printed Special Orders Signed ""Wm. M. Wherry"", 1 page, 7.25"" x 9.75"", March 21, 1877. Minor defects. Fine condition.(i) Partly Printed Document Signed ?Tho. O. Moore? as Governor of Louisiana, 9? x 10.5? plus eight $30 Interest Warrants dated 1865 - 1873 attached at perimeter (three cut off, probably when redeemed). Baton Rouge, Louisiana, March 1, 1862. $500 loan to Louisiana to be repaid ?in Eleven years from the date hereof ? ? Portion, above vertical tear, missing from top margin, removing top of ?E STA? of title ?CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA.? Creases, tears. Thomas O. Moore was Governor of Louisiana from 1860 - 1864. After the end of the Civil War, to escape arrest, he fled to Mexico and then went to Cuba. Moore eventually returned to Louisiana from Havana after being pardoned by President Andrew Johnson on January 15, 1867. Good condition.(j) Partly Printed Document Signed ?Jos S Wilson? as Commissioner of the General Land Office, 7.75? x 10?. Washington, March 5, 1867. Wilson certifies ?that the annexed is a true and literal exemplification from the Patent records of this Office?? Paper seal attached with red ribbon. Folds, tears, blank upper right missing. Attached at left edge to a Partly Printed Document, created in March 1867, from December 15, 1859, records in the Land Office granting land to ?Mercy Godfrey, Widow of John Godfrey, Sergeant Captain Whitney?s Company, Maine Militia, War 1812?? Bears name of James Buchanan, but not signed by him.(k) Pictorial Partly Printed Document Signed ?H.R. Gamble? as Governor of Missouri, 13.25? x 11.5?. St. Louis, December 24, 1863. Stamped signature. Appointment of William M. Wherry as ?Major in 11th Cavalry Mo Vols ? ? Completed in manuscript. Mid vertical fold, nicks at blank edges of mid horizontal fold. Very Good condition.(l) Carbon Manuscript, 205 pages, separate sheets, 8? x 10.5?. Titled ?Personal Recollections / and / Reminiscences of the Civil War, / by /General Wm. M. Wherry, U.S.A.,? 102 numbered pages, with 103 numbered page addition titled ?Personal Reminiscences, As a sort of addenda to the memoirs / I have heretofore written.? Paper covers (frayed edges), bound by three paper fasteners; two pages loose resulting in frayed blank right edges. Fine condition.(m) Carbon Manuscript, 45 pages, separate sheets, 8.5? x 11?. Titled ?A Record of Family Descent / Compiled From Authentic Records and Letters / For the Children of William M. Wherry, III / and Mary Abbott Wheery / By Their Grandfather, William M. Wherry.? From the 17th to the 20th centuries, bound by two paper fasteners.GENERAL WILLIAM M. WHERRY'S SCRAPBOOK. Scrapbook, dark crimson cloth boards, 10? x 14?, 164 pages, front and verso, tattered edges; gilt lettering ?GENERAL WILLIAM M. WHERRY, U.S.A.? on front cover. Worn edges, worn spine.Includes the following affixed to pages:(1) 5.25"" x 1.25"" cloth insignia worn by Col. Wherry during the Santiago campaign in the 1898 Spanish American War, embroidered ""U.S."" with the insignia of the 2nd U.S. Infantry. Fine condition.(2) Small photographs, identified in type on opposite pages, mostly cut from magazines, on 14 pages, with an original map ""Drawn by Lt. B.H. Wells 2d U.S. I,"" articles from ""Leslie's Weekly."" Also from ""Harper's Weekly"" with front page photograph announcing the death of Gen. John M. Schofield in 1906. Varied condition.(3) 44 typed pages, unsigned, of 1898 diary entries and personal letters by Col. Wherry including ones on board the Steamer Yucatan on the way to Cuba and many written from Santiago, Cuba, July 1898. Excerpts include, on July 8th, referring to an expected promotion to Brigadier General, `""And as to the B.G. business, it will come to if it has not been made on [Brig. Gen. Leonard] Wood's and [Col. Theodore] Roosevelt's letters, it will be when this battle and siege is over ? "" Exactly one week earlier, Col. Roosevelt led his Rough Riders in a charge in the Battle of San Juan Hill. Varied condition.(4) Six penciled ALsS ""Wm. W. Wherry"" to his daughter Julie, May - August 1898; manuscript copy of an 1899 letter from Gen. J.M. Schofield to Wherry upon his promotion to Brigadier General. Fine condition.(5) Booklet, 8 pages, 5.5"" x 8.5"" (4 printed). ""Record of Services / of / Brevet Colonel William H. Wherry, / U.S. Army / Lieutenant Colonel Second Infantry, / April 1861 to July 1896 / Fort Harrison, Montana. / Abbreviated according to notation of Hamersly's Record of / Living Officers of the U.S. Army."" Smudged on cover. Fine condition.(6) Booklet, 20 pages, 6"" x 9"", December 3, 1890. ""General Nathaniel Lyon and His Campaign in Missouri in 1861. by Brevet Brigadier General William M. Wherry, United States Volunteers, Captain Sixth Infantry and Brevet Colonel United Sates Army."" Wherry received the Medal of Honor for actions at the Battle of Wilson's Creek on August 10, 1861, the day General Lyon was killed. Minor flaws. Fine condition.(7) Wherry's typed copy of his speech ""Delivered at Banquet of Society of the Cincinnati, Atlantic City July 4 1901,"" 15 pages, 8.25"" x 10.5"", separate sheets. Headed ""Santiago-de-Cuba, 1898."" Minor flaws. Fine condition.(8) Booklet, ""In Memoriam / Lieut.-General John M. Schofield / U.S. Army / By / Brig. General William M. Wherry, / U.S. Army / Reprinted from the third Volume of 'Personal Recollections of the Rebellion' ? September, 1907,"" 34 pages, 6""x 9"". Fine condition.(9) Novelist William D. Howells, ALS ""W.D. Howells,"" 1 page, 5"" x 8"". York Harbor, September 4, 1915. To Gen. Wherry concerning the publishing of an article. Fine condition."

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        The Works of Lord Macaulay Complete in Twelve Volumes

      London: Longmans, Green and Co. 1898. Hardcover. Twelve volume set. Red half morocco over cloth, covers ruled in gilt, spines with raised bands elaborately decorated in gold, top edges gilt. Bindings are signed by Stikeman on the front free endpapers. A fine set. ; Octavo .

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        The Complete Works of Lord Macaulay [20 volumes]

      New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York. 1898. Whitehall Edition. H Half Leather. Very Good. One of 1,000 numbered sets of the "Whitehall Edition". 20 volumes complete (10 vols. of essays, 10 vols. of history). Bound in publishers's polished brown calf over dark green cloth boards, gilt coat of arms on front covers, spines with gilt titling and gilt-ruled compartments (slight wear along edges of covers, some corners slightly bumped, minor rubbing to spines on two volumes). Macaulay (1800-1859), English author, essayist, historian and statesman. Macaulay's essays are a model of English prose, and offer incisive commentary upon diverse themes. PROVENANCE: Each volume has engraved armorial bookplate of Edward Bell; some volumes have bookplate of his son Edward Bell, Jr.; each volume has faint ink inscription noting that the set was a gift from 'Grandma Bell' .

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        Expedition S.M. Schiff \"Pola\" (Tiefsee-Exedition). A. Forschungen im Rothen Meere. B. Forschungen im Östlichen Mittelmeere. Reihen 6-14 in zus. 9 Bänden (= komplett für die Forschungsergebnisse im Roten Meer).

      Wien, C. Gerold / Hof- und Staatsdruckerei bzw. ab Reihe 9 bei A. Hölder, 1898-1931. 30 cm. zusammen ca. 2000 Seiten und zus. 45 meist gefaltete Karten, 117 Tafeln und 189 Textabb. Orig. Verlagseinbände: Orig.-Halbleinenbände mit montiertem Umschlag, die letzten beiden Bände in Orig.-Broschur. *Enthält die wissenschaftlichen Ergebnisse der Österreichischen Tiefsee-Expeditionen und ozeanographische Forschungen im Roten Meer und im östlichen Mittelmeer. Die Reihen 1-5 (hier nicht vorhanden) behandeln das östliche Mittelmeer, die Reihen 6-14 (hier vollständig) behandeln die Erforschung des Roten Meeres sowie einige wenige Ergänzungen zum östlichen Mittelmeer. - Dem Zeitalter der großen Entdeckungen folgten im 18. Jahrhundert eine Vielzahl von detaillierten Entdeckungsreisen und im 19. Jahrhundert wurden auch die entlegensten Gebiete der Erde besucht, vor allem aber gab es eine Vielzahl von zumeist staatlich finanzierten wissenschaftlichen Untersuchungen und Forschungs-Expeditionen. Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts war die Erde an ihrer Oberfläche nahezu vollständig \"entdeckt\" und bekannt. Dem großen Enthusiasmus und Forschergeist blieben nur noch die Tiefen unter der Erde bzw. unter dem Meerspiegel. Die Bedeutung des Meeres und ihrer unter dem Wasser liegenden Schätze waren ebenso evident wie auch geheimnisvoll. Eine dieser großen Tiefsee-Expeditionen gegen Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts waren die Österreichischen Expeditionen des S.M. Schiff \"Pola\" in das östliche Mittelmeer (bis 1894) und nachfolgend in 2 Reisen in das nördliche und südliche Rote Meer (1895/98). Die Publikation der wissenschaftlichen Ergebnisse dieser 2 Expeditionen in das Rote Meer liegen hier vollständig vor in den Bänden 6-14 der Berichte der Commission für ozeanographische Forschungen. Der Schwerpunkt lag auf der zoologischen Erforschung, daneben gab es aber auch umfangreiche meteorologische, geodätische, geologische, botanische, chemische, und physikalische Untersuchungen, Wasserproben etc. Neben der Tiefsee wurden auch die Küsten von Südarabien (Jemen), Sokotra, Sudan, Ägypten, Arabien, Levante, Kleinasien und Libyen besucht und erforscht. Der Reisebericht (erzählender Teil) wurde separat in 2 Bänden veröffentlicht von Paul Edler von Pott (ein Exemplar momentan ebenfalls lieferbar). Die Publikation ist mit großem wissenschaftlichem und verlegerischem Aufwand (hervorragendes Karten- und Abbildungsmaterial) über einen Zeitraum von fast 40 Jahren in kleiner Auflage für wissenschaftliche Kreise und Bibliotheken herausgegeben worden. Trotz entsprechend hoher Preise, die für eine Privatperson meist unerschwinglich blieb, war eine solche Publikation nur mit Hilfe beträchtlicher finanzieller Mittel des Staates Österreich möglich. - Abgesehen von kleineren Lagerspuren (wenige Einbände gelegentlich etwas berieben, ein Vorderdeckel fleckig, Bezug der Innendeckel teils etwas wellig) sind alle Bände unbenutzt und in guter Gesamterhaltung. - The scientific results of the important oceanographic expedition in the Mediterranean and Red Sea, called \"Pola Expedition\". The available volumes 6 to 14 are complete for the contributions on the Red Sea. Deals mainly on the zoological results but also on botanic, water, chemical and physical investigations of deep waters and coasts of Arabia, Egypt, Yemen and Sinai - published in a time of about 35 years. Contains 45 maps and 117 plates in best quality. Orig. publ. half cloth, the last 2 vols in orig. wraps. One front cover stained, but in all a good and unused copy. Complete for the part of the Red Sea (vols 1-5 deals with the results in the Eastern Mediterranean). [extra shipping, large weight]. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        LONDON TYPES Quatorzains by W E Henley

      William Heniemann. London. 1898. FIRST EDITION. Large 4to. (13.4 x 11.5 inches). Inscribed on the front paste down endpaper by Nicholson to the Daughter, and her second Husband, of his Mistress and house keeper Marie Laquelle; "For Georgette and Norman Holder with love from W. N. who did the pictures. London. Xmas. 1916". Decorative colour printed front board, lettered and showing the illustration for The Bus Driver, plus twelve full page colour lithographs after the original woodblocks. Brown paper covered boards, printed in colour litho. Plain tan cloth spine. Some minor foxing to endpapers and the edges of the boards are rubbed and bumped but overall a very good copy of this beautiful book. Housed in a felt-lined clam-shell box. Marbled paper on boards and a black calf spine, lettered in gilt. ---- 'From about 1910 until he remarried in 1919, Nicholson's housekeeper Marie Laquelle, whose real name was Adèle Marie Schwarz, née Schiestel, was also his mistress. Nicholson painted her several times, first as Carlina in 1909; he also painted her daughter Georgette and her second husband Norman Holder'. (Colin Campbell, Merlin James, Patricia Reed and Sanford Schwartz. The Art of William Nicholson. Published by The Royal Academy of Arts, London. 2004).

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        London Types

      London: William Heinemann, 1898. A very good copy of the special 'Library edition'. One of about 275 copies of the Library edition printed on japanese vellum. 13 illustrations, (including cover) lithographed in colour, after woodcuts by William Nicholson. Large square 4to., original white linen printed in red and black. A very good copy of this edition, some spotting and browning to covers and endpapers, spine a little darkened, however the plates and text are crips and fresh. The quatorzains, a poem with fourteen lines, were written by the Gloucester born poet William Earnest Henley. He was close friends with Robert Louis Stevenson and is thought to have been the basis for the character of Long John Silver in Treasure Island. There were 3 editions of London Types, a deluxe edition with woodcuts coloured by hand and the Library and Popular editions of colour lithographs printed on different quality papers and in different bindings. Some of Nicholson's greatest images being: The Bus Driver, Guardsman, Hawker, Beef-eater, Sandwich-Man, Coster, Lady, Bluecoat Boy, Policeman, News-Boy, Drum-Major, Flower Girl and Barmaid. They look particularly fine on japanese vellum.

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        "Lady": woodcut from the series "London Types", deluxe edition, printed in colors and with hand-coloring, signed and dated by the artist "William Nicholson 1898"

      London: Heinemann, 1898. One of an edition of approximately 30 impressions. 1 vols. Image 10 x 9 inches; matted and framed. Chipped upper left affecting image slightly. One of an edition of approximately 30 impressions. 1 vols. Image 10 x 9 inches; matted and framed. From the Deluxe Portfolio of Nicholson's "London Types". These original hand-colored woodcuts were subsequently reproduced, via lithography, in book form.

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        A Monograph of the Genus Teracolus: parts I-XI (all published)

      London: Reeve, [1898-1902]. iv, 156, 44 col plates. 4to. HB. Orig. cloth, gilt. Some names added in pencil to text and to tissue guards facing plates. Fine copy.. Fine illustrated monograph on this group of Pierid butterflies. Originally planned in 24 parts, only 11 were published. The title page and index were issued in 1914. Fine hand-coloured plates are numbered 1, 1a, 2-43.

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        LONDON TYPES Quatorzains by W E Henley

      William Heniemann. London.,1898. SECOND EDITION, issued in the same month as the first. Large 4to. (13.4 x 11.5 inches). Decorative colour printed front board, lettered and showing the illustration for The Bus Driver, plus twelve full page colour lithographs after the original woodblocks. Brown paper covered boards, printed in colour litho. Plain tan cloth spine. Neat and attractive previous owners bookplate (the celebrated art collectors Robert and Evelyn Benson) on the front paste-down endpaper. Some minor foxing to endpapers and the edges of the boards a little rubed and bumped but overall a very good, bright copy of this beautiful book. :

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        My Life In The South

      Salem: Newcomb & Gauss, 1898. Fourth Edition, "New and Englarged". Half-tone frontispiece portrait of the author. 100 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original brown cloth lettered in gilt. Some minor chips from rear cover and spine, edges a little faded, else very good. Fourth Edition, "New and Englarged". Half-tone frontispiece portrait of the author. 100 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. INSCRIBED. Stroyer's memoirs of his years of slavery in South Carolina, in peace and during the Civil War, are a classic of the genre . This copy is INSCRIBED beneath the portrait: "Compliments of the author / Jacob Stroyer.".

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        THE AWAKENING OF NOAHVILLE ..

      New York: New York Publishing Company, 1898.. Octavo, pp. [1-4] [i] ii-iv [5] 6-383 [384: blank], numerous illustrations, some full page, by Walt McDougall, one map, original pictorial tan cloth, front and rear panels stamped in black, spine panel stamped in black and gold, t.e.g. First edition. "Burlesque of the adventure story of the day, perhaps with reference to Mark Twain's A CONNECTICUT YANKEE AT KING ARTHUR'S COURT, plus general suggestions of the lost-race romance." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1685. "A humorous satire recounts the exploits of two Yankees in a sleepy medieval country where they introduce nineteenth-century technology. At first the standard of living improves and class lines weaken; but eventually a new moneyed class establishes trusts, aliens and laborers agitate, and a gigantic tunnel project miscarries, flooding the entire country." - Roemer, The Obsolete Necessity, p. 204. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 598. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Reginald 10752. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). Wright (III) 3996. Not in Kopp, Lewis, Negley or Rooney. A bright, fine copy. Formerly, part of the Stuart A. Teitler collection of lost race fiction. A scarce book. (#151626)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        A Master of Mysteries

      Ward Lock and Co, 1898. Hardcover. Very Good. A first edition, first printing published by Ward Lock and Co. in 1898. A very good book with the front hinge cracked and visibly open. Wear to the spine tips and edges. No inscriptions and the original tissue guard is still present. A collection of exciting classic mystery short stories in which John Bell solves some of the most unusual mysteries, discovering the secrets of haunted houses and other occurrances of unknown entities.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Isabella or the Pot of Basil

      Kegan, Paul, Trench, Trubner and CO., London 1898 - Lavishly illustrated by William Brown Macdougall, who was married to the author and translator, Margaret Armour, and who worked with Aubrey Beardsley. In gilt decorated brown cloth covers. Some shelfwear to covers and foxing to endpapers. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dark and Stormy Night Books]
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        John Bull's Advice. See the Klondyke Nugget [Original Chromoithograph Poster Advertising Performance of the Klondyke Nugget]

      Birmingham: Moody Brothers, c1900. Undetermined. very good. Original chromolithograph. 30" X 20". Margins of poster with a few small creases and closed tears, professionally repaired and not affecting image. Old, inconspicuous veritcal fold through poster. Top margin with two faint lines of colour offset from printing. Two small piece of paper, one partially removed, advertising the play (Dec 19th at Clarence Theater in Pontypridd, Wales) affixed to the image. very good A fantastic, full colour image advertising a performance of S.F. Cody's stage play, the Klondike Nugget. The image depicts John Bull giving a hearty "thumbs up," surrounded by characters personifying the United States (Uncle Sam) and various countries of the Empire, including an African in native dress, a kangaroo, a seated Native American, a seated Inuit, a man in Scottish garb, and others. Samuel Franklin Cody was a popular Western stage performer who travelled around the world re-enacting scenes from the old west. His Klondike show, first performed in 1898 and featuring members of his family, was among his most popular and successful. Cody was also an aviation enthusiast and is credited with the first powered flight in the United Kingdom. A scarce piece of Klondike Gold Rush ephemera. 1900

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        Les Plus Secrets Mysteres Des Hauts Grades De La Maçonnerie Dévoilés, Ou Le Vrai Rose-Croix, Traduit De lAnglois, Suivi Du Noachite, Traduit De LAllemand. (Hrg. von Carl Friedrich Koeppen).

      Mit 2 gefalt. gest. Tafeln und einigen Holzschnitt-Vignetten mit Freimaurersymbolen. XVI, 152 S. Dekorativer grüner HLdr. des 19. Jhdts., mit Rückenschild und goldgepr. Freimaurersymbolen am Rücken. Wolfstieg 29989 Kloss 1898 Caillet 966. - Die erste Ausgabe erschien 1766. Vermutlich handelt es sich nicht um eine Übersetzung aus dem Englischen sondern um das Original. - "Enth. die von Th. H. Baron de Tschoudy für die chevaliers dorient ausgearb. Hochgrade" (Wolfstieg). - Aus der Charlesworth Masonic Library. - Unbeschnitten.

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        Unusual unsigned cabinet photo by Heath, in Plymouth, (1875-1938, Princess of Great Britain, daughter of Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, and Queen of Ferdinand I of Romania)]

      1898 - showing the Edinburgh Princesses, Marie, Victoria and Alexandra, half length in a row wearing identical outfits, of lacy shirts and French berets, 6½" x 4", no place, no date, c. What made this photograph so fantastic, was that it was taken when their father was stationed at Plymouth where he was a serving Naval officer.

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        Begegnung. Öl auf Leinen. Signiert, ca. 1975. 66 x 49 cm (Bildmaß ohne Rahmen).

      - Edith Dettmann (* 4. August 1898 in Stralsund bis 6. September 1987 ebenda). Studium der Malerei in Berlin und Düsseldorf. 1923-1925 eine der ersten Meisterschülerinnen der Düsseldorfer Akademie Nach dem Studium freischaffend tätig 1932 Eintritt in die Kommunistische Partei Deutschlands. 1933 zog sie sich nach der Machtübernahme der Nationalsozialisten nach Stralsund zurück. Nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg überwiegend kulturpolitisch tätig. Erst Mitte der 1960er Jahre widmete sie sich wieder der Malerei, die sie 1977 wieder aufgab. Die Stadt Stralsund ehrte sie zu Beginn des 21. Jahrhunderts mit der Benennung der Edith-Dettmann-Straße. Werke von ihr befinden sich im Kulturhistorischen Museum Stralsund. Sprache: Deutsch 3500 gr.

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        Traité des maladies chirurgicales d'origine congénitale.

      Paris, Masson, 1898 - Paris, Masson, 1898 ; 1 vol. gr. in-8 (24.5 x 16 cm), XII, 767 pp., 2 planches en couleurs h.t. et 311 figures dans le texte, demi-basane marron de lépoque, dos à nerfs soulignés par des filets dorés, ex-libris de Maurice Patel, très bon état. Première édition, rare, du premier traité consacré au traitement chirurgical des différentes malformations congénitales (du rachis, de la tête et du cou, du tronc et des membres). Cet ouvrage valut à son auteur le Prix de l'Académie de médecine (1898). Kirmisson a introduit l'ostéotomie pour les luxations congénitales irréductibles de la hanche. Il décrit la méthode opératoire de traitement du pied-bot, à laquelle il laissa son nom. Cet ouvrage est richement illustré, avec de nombreuses figures ainsi que deux planches représentant des épispadias et des hypospadias. Une traduction allemande de ce traité fut publiée dès l'année suivante. Edouard Kirmisson (1848-1927) est né à Nantes, où il commença ses études de médecine, achevées à Paris. Il fut professeur de clinique chirurgicale des maladies des enfants à Trousseau puis aux Enfants-Malades. Il fut le premier président de la société française d'orthopédie et membre de l'Académie de médecine. Provenance : Maurice Patel (1875-1967), chirurgien et professeur de médecine opératoire à la Faculté de médecine de Lyon. Références : Le Vay D : The history of orthopaedics, p. 264 : "A very famous figure in the orthopaedic world in Paris before and after the turn of the century was Edouard Kirmisson (1848-1927), whom Sir Harry Platt has called the acknowledged doyen of French orthopaedics in his time." ; Stricker M : Craniofacial Malformations (1990), p. 207 ; whonamedit : "A very early work on the correction of craniofacial anomalies" ; Gabka J & Vaubel E : Plastic surgery: Past and Present, p. 22 (citant la traduction allemande) : "provides an excellent view of all congenital deformities which, of course, have hardly been subject to change. This topical work -which has remained without equal- treats all malformations." ; Glicenstein J : Histoire de la chirurgie plastique pédiatrique, Ann Chir Plast Esthet, 2016, 61(5), 319-329. © S.A.S. Jean-Pierre Aubert, 2016. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Nature Poems of George Meredith

      Archibald Constable and Co., Westminster - 1898. First edition. One of only 150 numbered copies signed by the illustrator. Small folio full forest green crushed morocco. Spine with raised bands and richly gilt in compartments. Covers with multiple gilt rules and gilt corner devices. Full green morocco inner dentelles with multiple gilt rules and intricate corner decorations. Watered silk endpapers. Spine and edges mellowed to a rich brown, else a fine copy. Printed on fine laid paper with a Hockinson & Co. watermark. Hand-colored frontispiece etching and 20 hand-colored photogravure plates, all with captioned tissue guards. William Hyde was a noted Victorian British landscape artist in the pastoral tradition of Samuel Palmer. His vivid depictions of the impacts of weather on rural and urban scenes expanded on those who went before him and is perhaps best known for his work, London Impressions, also published by Constable in 1898. Quite scarce with hand-colored plates. See Moore, The Green Fuse: Pastoral Vision in English Art 1820-2000. A fine copy of a beautiful work. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Le superbe Orénoque

      First illustrated edition. 48 in-text, 2 large prints in black and only 12 polychrome inset on 20 that should contain the book. Man that the 7th p. 168; 8th p. 174;Cardboard editor "At golden globe" of the 3rd kind Hetzel Paris 1898 Grd. in-8 (18,5x28cm) 411pp. relié

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        NOAH'S LOG BOOK: HOW TWO AMERICANS BLASTED THE ICE ON MT ARARAT AND FOUND NOAH'S ARK AND SOME CURIOUS RELICS

      New York and London: F. Tennyson Neely, 1898.. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-ix [x] 1-345 [346: blank] [347-374: ads], original dark blue cloth, front panel lettered in silver and ruled in red, spine panel lettered in silver. First edition. Archeological science fiction concerning the discovery of the Ark and Noah's log book which is translated and published. Appended to the book is a short story, "The Open Polar Sea: Its Discovery by an Unknown New Yorker, Believed to be From the East End of Long Island," which provides a narrative account of an imaginary journey by balloon to a habitable land in the north polar region. Bleiler (1978), p. 104. Reginald 07498. Wright (III) 2807. A fine copy. A very scarce book which is rare in this condition. This copy was formerly part of the collection of lost race fiction assembled by Stuart Teitler. (#151547)

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        Lindenia: Iconography of Orchids I -V. I 1885-1888 II 1888-1891 III 1891-1894 IV 1894-1898 V 1898-1906.

      33 cm, Ganzleinen mit Schutzumschlag (= Naturalia Publications) / Ungelesene Ausgabe, sehr schöne Exemplare / Gr A-Z 36812 gr ISBN 2909717089

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        The Daimler Motor Co. Ltd., Original Car Sales Brochure Dating after January 1898: Motor Carriages, Wagonettes, Parcel Vans, Launch Motors etcetera. Discussing the Daimler Awards, Testimonials, Speeds, Terms, Prices, Specifications, Coachbuilder's Notes, Together with Images of the Rougemont, Siamese, Wyley, Grafton, Sporting, Jaunting Car, Marseilles, Knightley and Parcels Van, all on the 4hp chassis.

      Published by Motor Mills Coventry and 219 to 229 Shaftesbury Avenue, London 1898. 1898., 1898. Publisher's original white, green and gilt and colour card wrap covers [soft back]. 8vo 10'' x 8''. Contains 20 printed pages. Full page and part page monochrome illustrations throughout with informative text opposite. Light soiling to the white car covers and in Very Good clean and sound condition. Premium Pupils and Apprentices slip tipped inside the first leaf. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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