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        The Earliest Known Coptic Psalter.: The Text, in the Dialect of Upper Egypt, edited from the unique Papyrus Codex Oriental 5000 in the British Museum.

      London 1898 - A very good copy in original cloth, neatly recased and rebacked preserving original spine. Corners rubbed.

      [Bookseller: John Randall (Books of Asia), ABA, ILAB]
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        A Master of Mysteries

      Ward Lock and Co 1898 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L'individu et la réforme sociale

      First edition of the French translation by Auguste Dietrich, one of the few copies of which Holland paper is no mention. of wich no leading copies exists. Binding half morocco brown with corners, back with four nerves, parts of title and name of green morocco translator olive and turquoise, golden tail date marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, preserved covers, head gilded on witnesses. Tiny scratches without gravity Length of the first flat. Rare copy pleasantly established. Félix Alcan Paris 1898 16,5x23,5cm relié

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        S/W Porträtfotographie. [ca. 22,5 x 17,4 cm].

      Mit hds. Bleistift-Titelei auf der Rückseite. - Nach einer Fotografenlehre im Atelier Antonin Mattas in Príbram von 1898 bis 1901 besuchte Drtikol, (1883 - 1961), von 1901 bis 1903 die Lehr- und Versuchsanstalt für Photographie in München (später umbenannt in Bayerische Staatslehranstalt für Lichtbildwesen und ab 1990 in Staatliche Fachakademie für Fotodesign München). Nach dem Militärdienst 1907, betrieb er bis 1935 ein eigenes Studio, zunächst in Príbram, später in Prag. 1945/46 war Drtikol Professor an der Schule für Graphik in Prag. Schwerpunkt seiner Arbeit war die Aktphotographie. In seinen frühen Werken lässt sich der Einfluss des Prager Symbolismus und "Art Nouveau" erkennen. In den 1920er und 30er Jahren prägten Stummfilm, Avantgarde und Art Deco sein Schaffen. Noch vor dem 2. Weltkrieg gab Frantiek Drtikol die Photographie auf und widmete sich fortan der Malerei. Sein Ruhm schwand und er starb 1961 einsam und vergessen. Erst in jüngerer Zeit nimmt sein Werk wieder einen hohen Stellenwert in der Geschichte der tschechischen Photographie ein. (Zitat)

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        Camping and Tramping in Malaya

      Swan Sonnenschein, London 1898 - pp.339, x, map, frontispiece complete, illustrations complete. Pictorial upper cover gilt, spine gilt. Minor staining on lower spine. A very good complete copy in the original cloth [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Anah Dunsheath RareBooks ABA ANZAAB ILAB]
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        The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley [--Supplementary Volume].

      

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        Le Livre d'Heures de.

      Paris, Gustave Pellet. 1898 - Petit in-4° (219 x 147 mm), 210pp, 3ff, 8pp, plein maroquin janséniste brun, doublure de maroquin aubergine à encadrement d'un double listel mosaïqué de maroquin noir avec entrelacs aux angles et d'un filet doré, gardes de moire aubergine, double-gardes papier à la cuve, tranches dorées sur témoins, double filet doré sur les coupes et les coiffes, couverture et dos conservés, étui (Noulhac, 1921). Illustré par Louis LEGRAND de 13 eaux-fortes originales dont 10 h.t. ( le frontispice étant répété en couverture), avec serpentes légendées, et de 200 dessins in t. gravés sur bois. Tirage limité à 160 exemplaires, tous sur vergé d'Arches fabriqué spécialement. Celui-ci contenant 1/60 RARISSIMES SUITES DES EAUX-FORTES REHAUSSÉES DE COULEURS. Relié à la suite, le bon de souscription marqué "  spécimen  " (3ff, dont 1 eau-forte) et "  Quelques extraits d'articles de fond écrits sur Louis Legrand  " (8pp), portant le timbre de la librairie A. Durel. Très bel exemplaire de ce livre rare. "  Voici un somptueux ensemble de pages – écrit Michel Zévaco – qui représentent la manifestation la plus puissante de l'eau-forte à notre époque. Ce Livre d'Heures déborde de sève créatrice. L'Art y ruisselle. Louis Legrand y affirme sa définitive maîtrise. [.] Legrand, par la noble simplicité de la ligne, par la fougue et la souplesse féline du trait, par l'exquise tonalité de la couleur, est arrivé à résorber et à rayonner la passion de vivre." " Pour un nouveau Livre d'Heures l'artiste a dessiné une série de douze morceaux d'un art accompli, magistral et, qui le croirait ? du sentiment le plus pur, de l'émotion la plus pénétrante." (Thiebault-Sisson, Le Temps). ". Œuvre singulière d'une saveur étrange, d'une belle hardiesse d'exécution et d'un étrange caractère de conception.  " (La Petite République). CARTERET, III, 237 : "  Belle publication, très rare et très cotée, surtout avec la suite en couleurs. Une des meilleures illustrations de l'artiste.  » [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [ABORIGINES] Annual Government distribution of blankets to natives

      1898. Albumen print photograph, 150 x 210 mm, laid down on its original album leaf of thick card, captioned in the negative "Annual Govt. distribution of blankets to natives, 140, Kerry, Photo Sydney", contemporary calligraphic caption in red ink to the mount beneath the image "Blanket Distribution 24th May"; the print is slightly pale but in good condition; the album leaf has some light marks and stains to the margins. In 1898 the Sydney-based commercial photographer Charles Kerry travelled to central western New South Wales and took a large number of photographs that recorded the daily life and ceremonies of the Wailwan people on their traditional land near Quambone on the Macquarie River. The photographs included the famous and enormously popular sequence of images of the Wailwan men's Bora ceremony, later printed as postcards by Kerry and sold in large numbers. The present photograph, which from the point of view of social documentary is perhaps one of the most important in Kerry's ouevre, shows government agents distributing blankets to a group of Wailwan men, women and children on the Queen's birthday, 1898 - a token gesture of royal largesse bestowed by Her Majesty upon her dispossessed and disenfranchised Indigenous subjects. The men who appear in this photograph also took part in the special daylight Bora ceremony that was staged for Kerry's benefit.

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        Eigenh. Brief m. U. und eigenh. Visitenkarte mit U.

      Wien, 27. XII. 1888 und 24. XII. 1898. - Zusammen 1 S. 8vo und 1 S. 60 x 100 mm. Der Brief mit eh. Umschlag. Beiliegend Zeitungsausschnitt. Der Brief und die Visitenkarte an einen befreundeten k. k. Hof-Fotografen Parzer: "Ich danke dir herzlichst für die liebe Fotografie welche du die zarthe Aufmerksamkeit hattest - mir zu Weihnachten zu senden [ ]" (Brief am 27. XII. 1888). "Herrn Parzer / dem ritterlichen eisernen Fotografen vom alten Wien in alter Freundschaft [ ]" (Visitenkarte am 24.XII. 1898). - Der aus einem polnisch-schlesischen Adelsgeschlecht stammende Wilczek rüstete die Vorexpedition in das Nowaja-Semlja-Meer aus (1872), unterstützte die österreichisch-ungarische Nordpolexpedition und arrangierte mit Hans Makart 1879 dessen berühmten Festzug in Wien. 1882 richtete er aus eigenen Mitteln die österr. Station auf der Insel Jan Meyen ein. Wilczek gründete die "Gesellschaft der Wiener Kunstfreunde" (1900), gemeinsam mit Theodor Billroth das Rudolfinerhaus. Er ließ die Ruine Kreuzenstein wiederaufbauen und gestaltete sie zu einem Museum des Rittertums im Mittelalter aus. 1861-1918 gehörte Wilczek dem Herrenhaus an, war Ehrenmitglied der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien und Ritter des Ordens von Goldenen Vlies. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Manuscript on paper entitled (from the upper cover): "Technologie der mechanischen Weberei des Emil Queisser."

      76 fine pen & ink plates & illus. in the text with 308 figures. Written throughout in a fine cursive hand in black ink. 88 unnumbered leaves (of which eight are blank). Large folio (430 x 297 mm.), orig. half-morocco & cloth (upper cover rubbed), upper cover stamped in gilt. Reichenberg [today, Liberec]: 1898. Reichenberg, now known as Liberec in north-eastern Bohemia of the Czech Republic, was settled by German and Flemish migrants in the 14th century. By the 16th century, they established a thriving textile industry. Employing the water power of the Neisse River, the manufacture of cloth and the spinning, weaving, and dyeing of wool and cotton, enabled the city to become very wealthy; in the 19th century, Reichenberg was nicknamed the "Manchester of Bohemia." This handsome manuscript was prepared in 1898 by E. Queisser under the auspices of the K.K. Hochschule für Weberei in Reichenberg (later named "Staatsfachschule für Textilindustrie"). The manuscript focuses on the machinery employed in weaving. The very legible text is highly technical. After a brief history of weaving, the author describes the working parts of complex power looms in all their varieties for weaving many kinds of fabrics. The plates depict all aspects of the parts of the looms. There is a substantial section, with illustrations, on the loom of Jacquard. In excellent condition.

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        L\'illustration (Journal Universel) (CONVOLUTE de 4 tomes/ KONVOLUT aus 4 Bänden) - Tome CXI/ CXII: Annee 1898: N°2862 - N°2914/ Tome CXIV: N°2940-2966/ Tome CXVI: N°2993-3018.

       1898-1900. Gebundene Ausgabe Die hier angebotenen Bände befinden sich in einem ordentlich erhaltenen Zustand; Buchschnitt und Seitenränder alters-/papierbedingt angebräunt; Einband leicht berieben; KOMPLETTPREIS für 4 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; FRANZÖSISCH! Versandkostenfreie Lieferung mfb

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        Korea & her Neighbours. A Narrative of Travel, with an Account of the Recent Vicissitudes and Present Position of the Country . With a Preface by Sir Walter C. Hillier.

      1898 - 8vo, 2 volumes. Original blue cloth, upper boards with printed red panels blocked with Chinese characters in gilt and yin-yang devices in black and red, spines lettered in gilt, new endpapers; pp. xvii, [3], 261, [2, publisher's advertisement]; x, 321, [2, publisher's advertisement]; frontispieces with tissue guards, 22 plates by Whymper et al., all but 3 after Bishop, 2 colour-printed folding lithographic maps by John Bartholomew & Co. after Karl Waeber et al., illustrations and letterpress tables in the text; book blocks a little slanted, endpapers renewed, a little foxing throughout, otherwise good. First edition of an increasingly scarce title. Bishop's book was based on her four visits to the country between 1894 and 1897: 'My first journey produced the impression that Korea is the most uninteresting country I ever travelled in, but during and since the war [i.e. the First Sino-Japanese War of 1894-1895], its political perturbations, rapid changes, and possible destinies, have given me an intense interest in it; while Korean character and industry, as I saw both under Russian rule in Siberia, have enlightened me as to the better possibilities which may await the nation in the future. Korea takes a similarly strong grip on all who reside in it sufficiently long to overcome the feeling of distaste which at first it undoubtedly inspires' (p. xi). Bishop wished to provide a reliable source of information on a country upon which little had been published in English (and of that, the reliable sources were outdated in some regards), and supplemented her own observations with information provided by Sir Walter Caine Hillier (1849-1927, the British Consul-General in Korea, who contributed a preface to the work), Sir John McLeavy Brown (1842-1926, Head of the Customs and Controller of Finance, Korea from 1898 to 1906), Karl Waeber (the Russian Minister to Korea, who also contributed the sketch map of Bishop's first journey at the end of volume I), and others. Korea & her Neighbours includes her account of her journey up the southern branch of the Han River -- a region on which she was the first Westerner to write. 'In January 1894 Mrs Bishop left England for Korea. She explored the Han River and crossed the Diamond mountains to the east coast of the peninsula. After a visit to Chinese Manchuria she went up the Yangtze (Yangzi), through Szechwan (Sichuan), to the Tibetan border, spending fifteen months and travelling 8000 miles in China alone. She returned to Britain in 1897 and published Korea and her Neighbours (1898)' (ODNB). Cordier, Sinica, col. 2978; Theakstone p. 23. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        History of Sanpete and Emery Counties Utah With sketches of cities, towns and villages, chronology of important events, records of Indian wars, portraits of prominent persons, and biographies of representative citizens

      Ogden, UT: W.H. Lever, 1898. First edition. Hardcover. Very good+. 681pp. Three quarters leather over black cloth boards. Gilt title on spine and front cover. Some minor wear and rubbing to boards, corners bumped else very good. Internally fine. Profusely illustrated with photos throughout. A scarce and early county history, the first county history to be issued in the then newly formed state of Utah. Uncommon in this condition. Frontispiece photo of the Manti Temple. Has chapters on the Southern Utah towns of: Manti, Mt. Pleasant, Ephraim, Fairview, Moroni, Gunnison, Spring City, Fountain Green, Mayfield, Wales, Chester, Payette, Sterling, Milburn, Indianola, Castle Dale, Cleveland, Desert Lake, Emery, Ferron, Green River, Huntington, Lawrence, Molen, Orangeville and Woodside. Flake/Draper #4042. Howes L303

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        Catalogue of the library of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh : containing the titles of all works up to 1st January 1898 / compiled by J. Matheson Shaw

      Edinburgh : Johnston 1898 - Provenance: Birmingham Medical Institute (with accompanying bookplate and stamp). Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and dust-toned as with age. Remains quite well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Physical description; 2 v. ; 26cm. Subjects; Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh - Catalogs. Libraries, Medical - Scotland - Edinburgh - Catalogs. Medical Libraries. Academies and Learned Societies, Medical. Library catalogs. 2 Kg. 1756 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("Thomas Mann").

      München, 22. XII. 1898. - 3 SS. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-4to. Auf Briefpapier des "Simplicissimus" - Albert Langen Verlag. An seinen Jugendfreund, den späteren Kunsthistoriker und Romanisten Otto Grautoff (1876-1937): "Lieber Grautoff: besten Dank für Deinen letzten Brief, in dem wieder interessante Dinge standen. Du thust, als ob ich von der Assistentenangelegenheit schon etwas gewußt hätte. Keineswegs! Du hattest mir das letzte Mal nur den Namen des Professors K. genannt, nichts weiter. Aber es wäre wahrhaftig aller Ehren werth. K. Bibliotheksassistent! Gehören dazu nicht überhaupt 'studirte' Leute? Ich bin schon lange erstaunt und erfreut über Deine Entwicklung. Auch Deine 'Vorträge', Dein 'Buch' etc. machen mir starken Eindruck. Hast Du Dich etwa auch äußerlich so verändert? Wahrscheinlich hast Du einen großen Backenbart und eine goldene Brille? [.] Hattest Du das Gedicht, das schöne Momente hat, für den Simplicissimus berechnet? Ach, dazu ist es zu melancholisch und zu persönlich. 'Wir' brauchen aufgeweckte und überlegene Sachen . was aber 'mich' nicht hindert, ebenfalls hie und da Verse zu schreiben, wie die, welche ich Dir, trotz ihrer Unfertigkeit, vielleicht beilegen werde. - Mit meiner Prosa geht es mir besser. Fischers Rundschau bringt nächstens wieder einmal eine Novelle von mir, und auf jeder Karte 'erwartet' Dr. Bie 'in voller Spannung' meinen Roman. Sein Wohlwollen und Interesse rührt ganz einfach, und ich kann ihn nur bitten, es nicht erlahmen zu lassen, denn er muß sich noch gedulden; es fehlt noch etwa ein Drittel des Buches. Gestern Abend habe ich übrigens einen neuen Abschnitt im Familienkreise vorgelesen [.]". - Am ersten Blatt verso, um 90 Grad nach rechts geneigt, Manns von Platen beeinflusstes, vom Verfasser nicht veröffentlichtes Gedicht "Nur Eins": "Wir, denen Gott den trüben Sinn gegeben / Und alle Tiefen wies, wo Scham und Graun / Sind ewig fremd den Fröhlichen im Leben, / Die harmlos auf des Daseins Spiele schaun. // Und weil der Menschen Seele zu ergründen / Hohnvoll auch mich der Drang gefangen hält, / Will ich es euch mit schwerem Worte künden: / Erkenntnis ist die tiefste Qual der Welt. // Denn Eines ist es, was in allem Leiden / Uns stark erhält und aufrecht fort und fort, / Ein trostreich Spiel voll höchster, feinster Freuden / Den Unglückseligsten: Es ist das Wort." Unbedeutende Randeinrisse. - Nach Grautoffs Tod im Pariser Exil erwarb der Verleger Kurt Leo Maschler (1898-1986) die Korrespondenzsammlung von dessen Witwe Erna Grautoff. Nach Maschlers Flucht aus Österreich 1938 wurde der zurückgelassene Bestand von der Gestapo der ÖNB überstellt und von dieser in deren Autographensammlung einsigniert (am unteren Rand die ÖNB-Signatur von 1939: Autogr. 141/58-42). 1949 wurde die Sammlung an Maschler rückgestellt (vgl. ÖNB, Allg. Verwaltungs- u. Korrespondenzakten 00/1949 A); erworben aus dem Nachlaß Maschler. T. Mann, Briefe an Otto Grautoff 1894-1901 und Ida Boy-Ed 1903-1928, hg. von Peter de Mendelssohn (Frankfurt a. M. 1975), S. 108f. Die Briefe Thomas Manns. Regesten und Register. Bd. I. Briefe 1889-1933, bearb. und hg. von Hans Bürgin u. a. (Frankfurt a. M. 1976) 98/12. Nicht bei T. Mann, Große Frankfurter Ausgabe, Briefe I (1889-1913) (Frankfurt a. M. 2002).

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        Les Liaisons Dangereuses ( Limited Edition Of 360 Copies )

      Privately Printed, U.K. 1898 - Not Ex-Library Copy. Hardcover Edition Issued Without Dustjacket.Binding Is Solid. Text Unmarked.Not Ex-Library Copy. No Remainder Mark.Two Volume Set. Small Neat Name On Fep.Limited To 360 Copies Printed. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mammy's Reminiscences and Other Sketches

      New York: A.S. Barnes and Company, 1898. 1st. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Very Good/Very Good. 1898 1st edition, IN THE VERY UNCOMMON ORIGINAL DUSTJACKET. VG in its red cloth--with light staining at the foot of the panels-- and in a bright, VG- pictorial dustjacket, with chipping at the spine ends and panel tips (representing about 10-15% loss to the overall jacket). Still though, very presentable and, as an example of a 19th century dustjacket, very elusive. Light offsettting at the front and rear free endpapers.

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        Cyrano De Bergerac: a Heroic Comedy

      Lamson, Wolffe And Company 1898 - Translation provided by Howard Thayer Kingsbury. Text is in English. This is the version accepted and played by Mr. Richard Mansfield, opening at the Garden Theatre, New York, October 3, 1898. First English Edition. Printed at Rockwell and Churchill in Boston, MA. Shipped with added packaging and insurance. Size - H: 7', W: 4.5', D: .75' This item is Used and is listed as being in Very Good condition. Pages 99-101 have some light underlining and notations in pencil. A previous owner (from 1912) has written name, initials, and date in pen on inside front cover, front free endpaper, on the reverse side of the frontispiece, and across the title page. Pages are otherwise clean and unmarked. Binding is tight. Cover has bumped and discolored corners, and some stains on the back, but otherwise in good shape. Please refer to photo regarding condition for this item. This item is in excellent condition. FF00000004723 Firefly sells new and used books through our store front. We try to add a detailed description to as many titles as possible. If you have questions regarding this title, please contact us. Photos available on request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Rossa's Recollections, 1838 to 1898 Childhood, Boyhood, Manhood. Customs, habits and manners of the Irish people

      Mariner's Harbor, N.Y.: O'Donovan Rossa. Very Good. 1898. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Autograph; 402 pages; Publisher's blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt. This is a particularly fine and interesting presentation copy, boldly signed and inscribed by the author - one of the most active (and extreme) of the Irish revolutionaries of the nineteenth century. The long, full title of this book of memoirs does a fair job of stating the outlines of the author's extraordinary course of life. "Rossa's recollections, 1838 to 1898. Childhood, boyhood, manhood. Customs, habits and manners of the Irish people. Erinach and Sassenach-Catholic and Protestant-Englishman and Irishman-English religion-Irish plunder. Social life and prison life. The Fenian movement. Travels in Ireland, England, Scotland and America." Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa (1831– 1915), was an Irish Fenian leader and prominent member of the Irish Republican Brotherhood. As a young shopkeeper in Skibbereen, the southernmost town in Ireland, O'Donovan Rossa founded the 'Phoenix National and Literary Society,' the aim of which was "the liberation of Ireland by force of arms." Rossa's Phoenix Society later merged with the Irish Republican Brotherhood (IRB), founded two years later in Dublin. He was arrested and jailed at the end of 1858 for over six months. Charges against Rossa escalated by 1865 to "High Treason" and he was convicted and sentenced to penal servitude for life due to his previous convictions. He served his time in Pentonville, Portland and Chatham prisons in England. While a guest of the English state, he won a by-election to Parliament for the seat from Tipperary constituency, but the election was set aside as Rossa was a convicted felon. He made a deal to participate in the Fenian Amnesty of 1870 by promising not to return to Ireland; the instrument of his exile became famous. He and four other Irish rebels boarded the S. S. Cuba for the voyage to America. The five men [John Devoy, Charles Underwood O'Connell, Harry Mulleda, John McClure and O'Donovan Rossa] were famously dubbed "The Cuba Five." Rossa established a base in New York City and quickly joined Clan na Gael and the Fenian Brotherhood. If anything, his revolutionary activities accelerated, as Rossa organised the first-ever bombings by Irish republicans of English cities in what was called the "dynamite campaign". The campaign lasted through the 1880s and made him infamous, to say the least, in Britain. The British government repeatedly demanded his extradition, but their efforts were denied. In 1885, Rossa was shot outside his office near Broadway by an Englishwoman, Yseult Dudley, but his wounds were not life-threatening. There were charges and counter-charges about whether or not she was working on behalf of the English government. What is beyond dispute is that Yseult Dudley, like many others, was incensed at Rossa's tactics and his vigorous and succesful organised fund raising (the so-called "Skirmishing Fund") - intended to support the arming of those who would fight the British. This self-published volume of memoirs was neither published nor distributed through normal book-publishing circles, but most likely carried around by the author on his travels and lectures on behalf of his cause. By the end of the nineteenth century, O'Donovan Rossa had moved his base of operations to Staten Island, which explains why this now-scarce book was issued from Mariner's Harbor, and old neighborhood on the north shore of the island. The boldly written inscription, entirely in Rossa's neat handwriting, nearly fills the front free endpaper and offers a tantalizing link between Rossa's specific Irish roots and his later life in America. In full, it reads: "Presentation Copy / To / Mr. Patrick Murray / of Skibbereen, Ireland / and Boston, America / In remembrance / of his kindness to / the author / O'Donovan Rossa / New York / 1898." There is reference in Rossa's text to a Patrick Murray, the husband of the author's one remaining living aunt, Bridget (at the time Rossa made his first return trip to Ireland, a couple of years before this book was published). We cannot determine whether there is a link or a relation between this Patrick Murray and the recipient of this warmly-inscribed copy, but it certainly is worthy of further investigation. It is beyond dispute, though, that Skibbereen, the small town in County Cork where O'Donovan Rossa started his revolutionary career with his 'Phoenix National and Literary Society' was especially hard hit by the potato famine [some 8,000-10,000 Famine victims are buried in the Famine Burial Pits of Abbeystrewery Cemetery]. So Skibbereen contributed a disproportunate contingent of Irish immigrants to America in the last half of the nineteenth century. Rossa made at least two trips back to Ireland late in his life, despite the terms of his participation in the Fenian Amnesty of 1870, but the most famous of his returns to Ireland was his last, when his body was brought back for burial in 1915. His funeral oration, by Pádraig Pearse is one of the most famous speeches in modern Irish history. It ended with these ringing lines: "They think that they have pacified Ireland. They think that they have purchased half of us and intimidated the other half. They think that they have foreseen everything, think that they have provided against everything; but, the fools, the fools, the fools! — They have left us our Fenian dead, and while Ireland holds these graves, Ireland unfree shall never be at peace." (It was almost certainly a direct result of this that, when Pearse and his brothers and 14 others who declared the Easter 1916 uprising were shot by the British ten days after Easter Monday, their bodies were consigned to a quick-lime pit, rather than sent back to become potentially the sources of another rousing spectacle to match O'Donovan Rossa's funeral). Rossa is unforgotten and unforgettable in Skibbereen, where there is a park named for him, as well as the local Gaelic Association football club. The extraordinary full-page inscription makes this copy of "Rossa's Recollections" very special, indeed. A nicely preserved copy tight and clean in the original binding. There is just modest wear and rubbing at the spine ends, tips of the corners and bottom edges of the boards, a small spot at the bottom of the rear cover, and faint marks to the front cover. There are no marks, apart from the inscription. ; Signed by Author; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. .

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        The Youthful Prophet, Joseph Smith, Jr., and Oliver Cowdery, Receiving the Aaronic Priesthood under the Hands of John the Baptist, May 15, 1829. Words of the ordination

      George W. Crocheron, Salt Lake City 1898 - Lithograph [90.5 cm x 60.5 cm] Minor discoloring and chipping to extremities at margins (does not effect the image) likely from previous matte and frame. Gentle damp staining to lower left corner. Image shows the Prophet Joseph Smith and Oliver Cowdery kneeling in the wilderness on either side of John the Baptist, who is conferring the Aaronic Priesthood on both. The words of the ordination printed at the foot, beneath the title. This attractive image offers a portrait of this foundational event in the history of the LDS Church. I can locate two institutional holdings for this lithograph (LDS CHL, LoC). BYU appears to have a smaller version of this. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Pure Economics.

      London: Macmillan and Co, 1898. First edition in English of the economist's classic work. Octavo, original cloth. Translated by T. Boston Bruce. In very good condition with some rubbing to the cloth, name to the front pastedown. First editions are rare. Maffeo Pantaleoni was an Italian economist who was originally a notable proponent of neoclassical economics, and was a major contributor to the Italian school of economics known as 'La Scienza delle Finanze'. According to Nobel prize winner James M. Buchanan, Pantaleoni and his followers (such as Antonio De Viti De Marco and Vilfredo Pareto) can be considered the intellectual forefathers of the modern public choice theory. He was occasionally referred to as "the Marshall of Italy", because of his unrelenting defense of laissez-faire economic policies.

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        Ma Petite ville. Le Miracle de Bretagne. Un veuvage d'amour. Illustrations de Manuel Orazi.

      P., Société d'Editions d'Art, 1898, 1 vol. in-8 (276 x 180), br., sous couverture rempliée illustrée de motifs Art Nouveau dorés par Léon Rudnicki et imitant une reliure en parchemin, chemise et étui en papier tacheté fait main, pièce de titre en maroquin marron au dos de l'étui, de (1) f. bl. - (2) ff. (faux-titre, justif au v°, titre) - 50 pp. - (1) f. (achevé d'imprimer) - (1) f. bl. Très bel exemplaire. - Ouvrage orné de 6 illustrations à l'aquarelle de Manuel Orazi gravées à l'eau-forte par Frédéric Massé, tirées par M. Teneur et coloris exécuté à la main par M. Saudé. Vignettes décoratives de Léon Rudnicki, ornées de motifs végétaux en encadrement et illustrées de vues paysagères.Tirage limité à 300 exemplaires numérotés. Un des 250 exemplaires sur vélin à la cuves de Rives (N°195). Manuel ORAZI (Rome 1860-Paris 1934), collabore à différentes revues parisiennes et crée des bijoux pour "La Maison Moderne". Proche du milieu symboliste, il illustre Les Fleurs du Mal de BAUDELAIRE et Histoires Extraordinaires de POE. Il est proche de Jean LORRAIN, dont il illustre Le Tréteau (1906), et le recueil de nouvelles Ma Petite Ville ; Le Miracle de Bretagne ; Un veuvage d'amour (1898). "Le style léger et érotique du peintre, dessinateur et illustrateur Manuel Orazi, correspond bien à l'œuvre anecdotique de Lorrain. (.) Les aquarelles raffinées et délicates ont été retravaillée pour la reproduction". Réf. biblio. : Carteret V-124 : "Edition illustrée par un artiste de talent".

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        Elephant Hunting in East Equatorial Africa, Being an Account of Three Years Ivory -Hunting Under Mount Kenya and Among the Ndorobo Savages of the Lorogi Mountains, Including a Trip to the North End of Lake Rubolph

      Rowland Ward and Co. Ltd., England 1898 - 455 pages plus ads. Slightly dull red cloth with black titles on front cover, bright gilt titles on spine, corners bumped, rear bottom corner with cloth worn through. hinges starting (paper shows cracks, cloth beneath is holding) Coloured plate of butterflies, illustrated with over sixty b&w photographs and drawings. Map of Central Africa in the rear pocket, map with a few wrinkles but no tears. Zebra endpapers, with previous owner, Gerrit Forbes, note on the second endpaper. (Gerrit Forbes hunted in Africa with W D M Bell) The classic elephant hunting book. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Rhopalocera Aethiopica. Die Tagfalter des aethiopischen Faunengebietes: Eine systematisch-geographische Studie

      P.A. Norstedt 1898 [1899], Stockholm - 561, 6 chromolithographed plates. 4to. HB. Recent, brown, full morocco, raised bands to spine, wood-grained endpapers. Exceptionally fine craft binding by 'M.M.' (Monique Macaux). Contents clean. Some heavy offsetting from plates to facing blank versos of caption leaves; a new blank sheet has been pasted over several of these; some tissue residue to a few figures from adhesion to facing page. Published in 'Kongl. Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar', vol. 31, part 5. Publication date is given as 1898 on title-page, but publication was not before the end of April 1899 (see Cowan: Anotationes Rhopalocerologicae 1970: 15). [Attributes: 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 ... and Lieut. Johansen with an Appendix by Otto Sverdrup. About one hundred and twenty full page and numerous text illustrations ... Vol. I - II.

      London, George Newnes 1898. Large 8vo. xv, 480 pp. (+) viii, 456 pp. Illus., and coloured pl. Folding map in vol. I. Complete in 20 parts as issued, all in illustr. wrappers and w. ads. Some wear to spines and wrapper margins, staples rusted, paper loss to one ad. Printing block nice. Subscription - Subskribsjonseksemplar.Komplett som utgitt i 20 hefter m. illustr. omslag.First edition in english published 1897.

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        Brockhaus' Konversations-Lexikon. Vierzehnte, vollständig neubearbeitete Auflage. Revidierte Jubiläums-Ausgabe. 16 Bände + 1 Supplementband = 17 Bände.

      Leipzig (Brockhaus) 1898 - Mit zahlr. Tafeln, darunter vielen Chromolithographien, Karten, Plänen u. Holzstichillustrationen. Gr.8° Orig.-Halbleder mit 2 farbigen Rückenschildern und reicher Rückenvergoldung (die dekorativen Einbände etwas bestoßen, drei Kapitale leicht oben leicht eingerissen; die Chromotafeln überwiegend mit Schutzblättern, 2 Tafeln durch Anhaften beschädigt; durchweg sauber, gut erhalten) * Vollständige, schön erhaltene Reihe der gesuchten 14. Auflage mit dem Ergänzungsband [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        DICCIONARIO DE LAS IMPRENTAS QUE HAN EXISTIDO EN VALENCIA DESDE LA INTRODUCCIÓN DEL ARTE TIPOGRÁFICO.

      Valencia: Imprenta de F. Domenech, -99.- 1898 - XXVIII - 653 p., 3 h., ilustr. entre texto; 28 x 19 cm.- Rústica. Intonso. Muy buen estado. diccionario imprenta valencia [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Selv-anden paa 86º 14'. Optegnelser fra den norske polarfærd 1893 - 96. Med et kart samt illustrationer efter fotografier og tegninger af S. Segelcke.

      Kristiania 1898. Stor 8vo. XVI + 366 s. Illustrert i svart/hvitt. Foldekart i farger. Komplett i hefter, nr. 1 - 12 (i 11 hefter) Noen ryggstriper slitt, noen marger frynset. Med alle hefteomsl. De er illustr. og med annonser. Bestillingslapp for origbd. vedlagt. Meget sjelden komplett i hefter; subskribsjonseksemplar.

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        [CRICKET, FINE BINDING] With Stoddart's team in Australia

      London : James Bowden, 1898. Third edition. Ferguson, 14709. Octavo, in a superb contemporary private binding, full calf with highly ornate gilt tooled foliate designs to upper and lower boards, the spine with five raised bands, gilt lettering to upper three panels and further foliate decoration to the lower three, the work of Archibald Molyneux, a London apprentice bookbinder, with original art competition label giving Molyneux's details and stating that the binding was executed between 'Sep. 19 - Dec. 20, 1898', gilt tooled decoration to inner boards, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, inscribed on third blank 'Archibald Molyneux December 1898', 288 pp, [16] leaves of plates (1 folding), a crisp, clean copy in an exceptional decorative binding.

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        My Lord," said the King "Here's a rather tough job".

      1898. Ink over pencil on paper. Sheet size: 24 x 19 cm. Excellent condition. An original ink drawing by Rackham. A slightly different version of the printed illustration used for The Ingoldsby Legends first published by J. M. Dent in 1898 on page 327.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1898 : 1898 Wisden Publisher's Hardback Fine Condition

      1898. For sale here is an 1898 Wisden Publisher's Hardback in absolutely immaculate condition - probably the best that we have seen. The book has had no restoration. The front and rear boards are in flat, bright, almost as new condition. To be really picky there are two tiny bumps - one at the top of the front board in the centre and another approximately three quarters of the way down on the right hand side. The gilt is as new to the front board. The spine and spine gilt are in fabulous condition. The front and rear hinges are extremely strong and the yellow end papers, both front and rear, are bright and unmarked. The contents and photographic plate are complete, original, unmarked and in fine condition. A fabulous copy. If buying from overseas please contact us before purchasing to check payment arrangements and postage details.

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        OLEO SOBRE TABLA ORIGINAL DE FRANCISCO GIMENO ARASA 1898. FIRMADO.

      1898 - OLEO SOBRE TABLA ORIGINAL DE FRANCISCO GIMENO ARASA 1898. SU HIJO FRANCISCO. FIRMADO. 25X21. REF 20 BIBLIOTECA A. Language: eng [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Gesamtansicht aus der halben Vogelschau umgeben von 29 Teilansichten ('Derry, New Hampshire. 1898. - Charles Bartlett Publisher, Derry N.H.').

      - getönte Lithographie b. Charles Bartlett in Derry, N.H., dat. 1898, 48 x 68 Nicht bei Deák, Picturing America 1497-1899. - Das Souvenirblatt (Sammelblatt) zeigt 30 Ansichten auf 1 Blatt. - Mittig eine Gesamtansicht aus der halben Vogelschau von Derry in New Hampshire umgeben von 29 Teilansichten der Stadt und Umgebung. Bird's-eye view from Derry in New Hampshire. - Perfect condition!

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        Cours-Tabellen der Berliner Fonds-Börse: Zusammenstelung der monatlichen und jährlichen Höchsten, Niedrigsten und Letzten Course an der Berliner Börse gehandelten Werthpapieren, Sorten und Wechseln... (KONVOLUT aus 7 Bänden) - Jg. 3 (1981) - Jg. 8 (1896)/ Jg. 10 (1898).

      gebundene Ausgabe/ broschiert, Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer aufgelösten Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel...). Schnitt und Einband sind staubschmutzig/ berieben Papier altersbedingt nachgedunkelt 8ter Jahrgang ohne Einband der Zustand ist ansonsten dem Alter entsprechend gut KOMPLETTPREIS für 7 Bände bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten

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        Rayons émis par les composés de l'uranium et de thorium. Presentée par M. Lippmann. Séance du Mardi 12 Avril 1898).

      Paris, Gauthier-Villars, 1898. 4to. No wrappers. In: "Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Séances de L'Academie des Sciences", Tome 126, No 15). Entire issue offered. With htitle and titlepage to vol. 126. Pp. 1059-1110. Curie's paper: pp. 1101-1103. First printing of this milestone paper, being the first "Note" from Marie Curie about "radioactivity". This same "Note" contains a the fundamental observation: "Two uranium ores... are much more active than uranium itself. This fact... leads one to believe that these ores may contain an element much more active than uranium." This paper gives the first proof of the fact that radiation is an atomic property."Henri Becquerel, discovered (1896) that uranium salts shielded from light for several months spontaneously emit rays related in their effects to Roentgen rays. Mme. Curie became enthusiastic about this subject filled with the unknown and, as she later acknowledged, involving no bibliographic research.The first step in the research was to determine whether there existed other elements capable, like uranium, of emitting radiation. Abandoning the idea of hyperfluorescence, couldn't one calculate by electrical measurement the effects on the conductivity of air that were revealed by the gold-leaf electroscope? Pierre Curie and his brother Jacques had constructed an extremely sensitive apparatus to measure weak currents; Mme. Curie employed it in testing both pure substances and various ores. In her first "Note" in the Comptes rendus"de l Académie des sciences (12 April 1898) she described the method that she followed throughout her life, the method that enabled her to make comparisons through time and crosschecks with other techniques:"I employed... a plate condenser, one of the plates being covered with a uniform layer of uranium or of another finely pulverized substance [(diameter of the plates, eight centimeters; distance between them, three centimeters). A potential difference of 100 volts was established between the plates.]. The current that traversed the condenser was measured in absolute value by means of an electrometer and a piezoelectric quartz. In general she preferred the zero method, in which the operator compensates for the current created by the active material by manipulating the quartz. All of her students followed this procedure."(DSB).The first results came in 1898: the measurements varied between 83

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        Baumstudie am Dachauer Moos bei Haimhausen 1898

      - Technik: Kohlezeichnung auf grauem Papier. Beschriftung: rechts unten vom Künstler signiert, datiert und bezeichnet: "Buttersack. 1898. Haimhausen". Grösse: 21 x 32 cm (Darstellung). Weitere Größen: Papier: 28,2 x 45,8 cm. Beschreibung: Es handelt sich um einen Gesamtpreis inkl. Versandkosten innerhalb der BRD. Umsatzsteuer wird wegen Differenzbesteuerung nach §25a UstG weder erhoben noch ausgewiesen. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Leutnants-Patent mit eigenh. U. München, 6. III. 1898.

      1898. 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. Folio. Leutnants-Patent für Portepeefähnrich Karl Weninger. - Auf Briefpapier mit gestochenem Briefkopf; etwas (die Verso-Seite von Bl. 2 stärker) angestaubt und mit kleinen Einrissen in den Faltungen sowie an den Rändern; der Name des Ausgezeichneten und seine Regimentszugehörigkeit alt getilgt und nur schwach bzw. gar nicht lesbar.

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        Le livre d'heures de Louis Legrand

      Gustave Pellet 1898 - - Gustave Pellet, Paris 1898, 15,5x22,5cm, broché. - Edition originale imprimé à 160 exemplaires numérotés sur vergé. Ouvrage ilustré de 13 eaux-fortes originales (dont la couverture) de Louis Legrand protégées par des serpentes ainsi que de 200 dessins dans le texte gravés sur bois. Notre exemplaire est enrichi, in-fine, de quatre épreuves refusées. Dos et plats marginalement insolés, agréable état intérieur. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition printed with 160 numbered copies on vergé. The book is illustrated with 13 original etchings by Louis Legrand, protected by serpents, and 200 drawings in the text engraved on wood. Our copy is enriched, in-fine, of four tests rejected. Back and boards marginally insolated, pleasant interior state. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Cyrano de Bergerac [Presentation Copy] Translated by Howard Thayer Kingsbury: Accepted and Played by Richard Mansfield

      Boston, New York, London: Lamson, Wolffe and Company, 1898. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine+. First English Edition, inscribed in an elegant hand by the translator on front fly leaf: “Compliments of / Howard Thayer Kingsbury / November, 1898.” Small 8vo: 241,[1]pp. Publisher's original red cloth lettered and decorated in silver to spine and upper board, with frontispiece portrait (tissue guard still present) of the actor Richard Mansfield in costume. A Near Fine or better, spine slightly faded (though silver remains bright) and darkened page edges. Very scarce, particularly in this condition. Cyrano de Bergerac was first published in France by Charpentier et Fasquelle in 1898 (following its stage production at the Porte Saint-Martin Theater in Paris on December 28, 1897), and first translated into English by Kingsbury for Lamson, Wolffe the same year. Mansfield was the first actor to play Cyrano in the United States in an English translation. The play is based loosely on the life of Savien de Cyrano de Bergerac (1619-1655), Rostand’s favorite writer. "Yet the character as portrayed by Rostand – with his excessively-enlarged nose, his almost super-human duelling skills and his ability to improvise eloquent poetic speeches – is far from an exact portrait of the real-life Cyrano of the seventeenth century. . . . Possessed of a keen intellect with an insatiable appetite for reading and for learning, he constantly experiments with, when he is not challenging outright, the established social, scientific, political and religious ideas of his day. This questioning, satirising and ridiculing of contemporary authorities, along with an open-mindedness to new concepts that remains strikingly modern, has earned Cyrano a firm place amongst the libertin writers of seventeenth-century France." (Literary Encyclopedia) Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Women and Economics: a study of the ecconomic relation between men and women as a factor in social evolution

      New York: Small, Maynard & Company, 1898. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. First edition, first printing. Good, with cloth showing fraying at corners and spine ends, light staining, rubbing at extremities, light staining and fading to spine with chipping to title label. Front and rear inner hinges exposed. Previous owner details to front end paper. The notable feminist's study of the economic relationship between men and women as a factor of social evolution.

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        The Two Magics : The Turn of the Screw; Covering End [Signature mounted to FFEP]

      London: William Heinemann, 1898. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Near Fine+. First Impression (Colonial Issue, 300 copies of which were transferred for sale to the domestic market) and first appearance in book form of James's great supernatural tale, The Turn of the Screw. 8vo: [2],310pp, with clipped closing of a letter from the author ("Ever faithfully Henry James") mounted to front fly leaf. Publisher's marine blue cloth, upper cover and spine lettered in gilt. Heinemann's third standard binding (per Edel), with nine tulip buds (rather than four) blocked in blind on upper cover, issued without half title or advertisements. An excellent example, Near Fine or better, spine slightly darkened with gilt somewhat dulled, upper cover with bright lettering and attractive sheen to cloth, pages clean and crisp. Edel A52. Jones & Newman (eds.) 22. The Turn of the Screw first appeared in serial form (in Collier’s Weekly), from 27 January to 16 April 1898, becoming an instant classic, praised by Oscar Wilde as a "most wonderful, lurid, poisonous little tale, like an Elizabethan tragedy. I am greatly impressed by it." The ODNB calls it one of James's "great successes," and one critic recently anointed it “the greatest ghost story ever written.” It is a terrifying and unsettling tale, "about the apparent haunting of a governess's young charges by a pair of ghostly servants who may have contaminated their innocence (he [James] had got the germ of the story from Edward White Benson, the archbishop of Canterbury, father of James's friend A. C. Benson)." (ODNB) The novella's popularity has never waned and in this year (2013) of the centenary of the birth of the composer Benjamin Britten there has been renewed interest in his operatic adaptation. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        PENCIL SKETCH. A DUCK, A RABBIT, A BABY CHICK

      The English born (and later naturalized American citizen) Clare Leighton was best known for her illustrations and wood-engravings. However in her early years -- after completing her training at the Slade School of Fine Art -- she traveled through Europe, and in that time sketched landscapes and workers in Italy, France and the Balkans. [see "Clare Leighton (1898-1989)"; The Book Room Art Press] Probably from this period of her evolution as an artist. We see her in this sketch her developing affinity for rural life. Signed by Leighton. 8" x 10".

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        PAN Vierter Jahrgang, Heft 1

      Berlin: Genossenschaft PAN, 1898. Folio. Original wraps, with original graphics by PeTITJEAN, HIPPOLYTE & Theo Van Rysselberge. Söhn, HDO: 52901- 3,4 (lacking the other 4 prints) Edited by Richard Graul and Caesar Flaischlen et al. PAN, the important German 21 volume art nouveau periodical (1895-1900), is a deluxe fin de siècle periodical with plates, illustrations, color initials, vignettes and tail-pieces representing a multitude of processes of modern picture reproduction, including original lithographs, etchings, and woodcuts,.

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        The Rub‡iy‡t of Omar Khayy‡m. The Astronomer Poet of Persia, Rendered in English Verse

      MacMillan Co., London 1898 - Later Printing. Uncommon 19th Century printing of The Rubaiyat to be found in original printed dustjacket. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, various edge chips, chipping at rear flap edge and lower front panel. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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