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      Self Published, New York 1899 - The scarce ADVANCE SHEETS. Self-published by the author in New York, 1899. Original gray printed wrappers. The front cover states "Sensation! Old Mormon Manuscript Found, Peepstone Joe Exposed." A fragile volume with some loss of paper at head and tail of spine, soiling to front cover, light dampstain to rear cover. Some pencil markings on several pages (could be erased). A scarce piece of Mormon related ephemera, especially in the pre-plublication advance sheets. With a supplied clear protective cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        When the Sleeper Wakes

      London, 1899. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. An excellent Author's Presentation Copy, inscribed "C.F.A. Voysey from H.G. Wells." Herbert George Wells (1866-1946) was a prolific writer in many genres but is best remembered for his science fiction novels, of which this is one. This dystopian work was first published in 1899, but Wells revised it in 1910 and published it as When the Sleeper Awakes. He was dissatisfied with this first version, saying it was written when he was under time pressures. The recipient is Charles Voysey, an important English architect and designer who was influenced by the Arts & Crafts and Art Nouveau movements. In 1900 he was the architect for Spade House, which Wells built in 1900 and lived in for the succeeding decade. Laid in is a Raphael Tuck and Sons "real photograph" postcard of Wells that is contemporary with the book and signed in ink below the image. Such an early photograph of Wells is uncommon and signed ones are rare. It is very likely that Wells gave this one to Voysey. Bound in original red cloth with gilt title and author to spine and front cover. Spine is faded, bumping to corners. Hinges tender, endpapers smudged, light spotting to half title page not affecting the inscription. An accession number is written in ink on the free front endpaper and there is a blind stamp "W.H. Smith and Son London" below it. Bookplate of John Richard Sofio to front pastedown. Housed in handsome beige cloth box with leather title and author label to spine. Very good condition. 329 pages. LIT/011416.

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        Wanderungen in Ost-Afrika.

      Wien, Gerold, 1899. XX S., 1 Bl., 440 S. Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen im Text und auf Tafeln sowie 3 gefalt. Karten in Deckeltasche. Gr.-8°, Leinen mit goldgepr. VDeckel und RTitel. Kainbacher I, 147. Henze V, 493. - Beschreibt eine 1897 unternommene Forschungs- und Jagdexpedition nach Nordost-Afrika, Äthiopien, Somaliland und Kenia, verbunden mit metereologischen, ethnologischen und archäologischen Forschungen. - Einband nur wenig berieben, Buchblock gelockert. Versand D: 5,75 EUR

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        Eden Versus Whistler. The Baronet & the Butterfly. A Valentine with a Verdict

      New York: R.H. Russell, 1899. First Edition, One of 250 Large Paper copies (#15 of 125 for America), signed with Whistler's monogram. 1 vols. 4to. Cloth-backed boards. Fine copy. First Edition, One of 250 Large Paper copies (#15 of 125 for America), signed with Whistler's monogram. 1 vols. 4to. Signed with Butterfly. Whistler had been given a "valentine" of £100 to do Baronness Eden's portrait. Herein is the dénouement of the legal case brought against J.M.W.

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      A & C Black, London 1899 - Complete in four volumes. The books are firmly and squarely bound in clean, dark blue cloth, lettered and decorated in bright gilt to the spines, there is some minor bumping and rubbing to the edges. The text blocks are slightly toned, with some minor spots of foxing, but free from inscriptions. A lovely set of Poe's works, the cleanest and brightest of this edition that I have seen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The River War: An Historical Account of the Reconquest of the Sudan (2 volumes)

      London: Longmans, Green & Co, 1899. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. xxii, [2], 462; x[4], 499pp. Index. Vol 1: 16 maps & plans; 25 illustrations; Vol. II: 18 maps & plans, 33 illustrations by Angus McNeil, Seaforth Highlanders. Bayntun-Riviere binding in full red morocco with gilt lettering and ruling to covers, spines & inside boards; 5 raised bands; marbled endpapers; AEG. Original dark blue covers & spines bound in at rear of each volume. A fine set in the striking Bayntun-Riviere leather binding. Churchill wrote this, his second book, while still an officer in the British army. Here he provides the history of the British involvement in the Sudan and the conflict between the British and Dervish forces. "The first object of this book is to relate in exact military detail the operations directed by Lord Kitchener of Khartoum on the Upper Nile from April 1896 to February 1899, which I have called 'The River War,' and which resulted in the reconquest of the Egyptian Soudan. But in order that the reader may understand, and even sympathise with the emotions which these events excited, I have prefixed a general survey of the geography, aspect, and history of the country, and have tried to show its connection with Egypt and Great Britain." - Preface. Only 2000 copies were published on 6 November 1899. Woods A2(a).

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        The Rough Riders. By Theodore Roosevelt, Colonel of the First United States Volunteer Cavalry

      New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1899., 39. FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo. xii+298pp. Recent green half morocco over original boards, with gilt titles and design to upper. Spine with five raised bands and gilt titles, date at foot. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Black and white photographic portrait frontispiece, with further photographs throughout. Internally clean. A fine presentation of this American classic.

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        Fantastic Fables

      New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, printed at the Knickerbocker Press. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1899. First American Edition. Cloth. Publisher's tan cloth color-block illustrated in black, blue, red, black, and bright gilt, in publisher's printed paper dust-wrapper with black titling and decorations; pp. xi, 194, [4] (ads). 2nd issue, with the "New Fiction" heading to the adverts. Book is bright and clean, with just a little dust-soiling to the endpapers; unrestored jacket has large chips out at the spine tips and upper rear wrap.; Bierce's take on more than 200 classic tales; scarce in jacket .

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        All The World's Fighting Ships 1899.

      Sampson Low Marston & Co. Ltd., London 1899 - First ed. A truly marvelous copy, it has been wrapped in protective cellophane paper for 5 decades. Silver lettering bright and as new, spine slightly bumped and discolored at top and tail, corners of boards not bumped, hinges cracked narrowly but binding still firm. Outside near fine, and inside fine. Pp. slightly tanned at edges. some slight foxing on FEP, OTHERWISE AS NEW. Oblong Quarto ( 7¾" x 12¼"; 20x31cm). 267pp. (+ 4p. Index II). +++ No owner's name, no ex-Library, no Exlibris, no marks. A uniquely well preserved copy of this scarce second issue, and a beautiful collector's item. +++ Need further photos and/or information? Just use the «Ask Bookseller» button and I¿ll be pleased to help. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Complete Works of Robert Browning (12 Volumes)

      New York: George D. Sproul, 1899. Limited Autograph Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Half gilt-ruled black morocco and marbled paper, gilt-stamped lettering and ornament in spine compartments (5 raised bands), t.e.g.; complete set of 12 volumes, 8vo; each with frontispiece and plates in 2 states. Autograph edition, number 90 from a limitation of 275 copies, signed by the publisher (Sproul) and editors (Charlotte Porter, Helen Clarke). Spines a bit sunned and scuffed, some with chips at crown (volumes 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 12); upper board detached from volume 1. Internally nice and clean. An excellent working set.

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      Paris: [Charles Wittmann for the author], 1899. Sole edition. Trifling loss to crown. Sole edition. 16mo (4 1/4") [v leaves], XXXII leaves printed on rectos only. Engraved throughout with frontispiece by Robida. Each leaf is a combination of engraved text, heliogravures and etchings by Robida (a friend of the author), Fillon, Profillet and A. Bizet, with minute vignettes of Egyptian scenes and characters. Bound by R. Petit , 1899, in full sage green crushed morocco with marbled endpapers, t.e.g., the spine with decorative gilt design, upper cover with titles, both covers with rolled frame with cornerpieces, dentelles. Privately printed for the members of the Academie des beaux-arts on the occasion of Normand's receipt of the Prix Bailly for his archaeological work. Author's inscription, signed, to Mr. E. Guillaume. Quite rare. No copies cited in OCLC. The engraving and printing are quite excellent, rendering it difficult to distinguish it from original art.

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      London: Grant Richards,. 1899. original decorated dark green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, t.e.g., fore and bottom edges untrimmed.. Spine ends bumped, 13 mm closed split at upper edge of outer front. joint repaired, hairline crack along inner rear hinge which is still. holding tight, endpapers just a bit tanned, a very good copy with. bright and clean binding. This first printing is elusive and is. rarely found in nice condition. (#151799). First edition. The author's best story collection. Fifteen stories chosen by Allen, seven reprinted from earlier books (STRANGE STORIES, THE BECKONING HAND and IVAN GREET'S MASTERPIECE), the other eight first appearing here in book form, plus one, "The Churchwarden's Brother," that is original to this collection. The author died (at 51) in the year of the book's publication. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 15. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 40. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-3. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 31. Bleiler (1978), p. 4.

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        The Works of William Shakespeare. Edited with introductions and notes by C.H. Herford. The Eversley Edition. 10 vols.

      Macmillan & Co. 1899 - Half titles; some sl. foxing & with the occasional pencil markings. Armorial bookplate of Arthur & Dorothy Hazlerigg. Contemp. half olive-green morocco, spines with gilt floral motif; some very sl. rubbing to extremities. An attractive set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ghosts, Being The Experiences of Flaxman Low.

      C. Arhtur Pearson, London 1899 - 8vo. 300pp. + 2pp. ads. Original publisher's pictorial green cloth, titled and decorated in red, black, cream and gilt to spine and front board. Minor, light edgewear and bumping, clean, shap and tight, a very good copy indeed. Internally clean, bearing the bookplate and signature of Sir Malcolm Fraser (editor of The Evening Standard, Head of Aircraft during WWI, expert on all things airship and editor of The British Gazette during the General Strike) to front pastedown and flyleaf. Originally published in Pearson's Magazine, this volume comprises the complete adventures of Flaxman Low; Psychic Detective, essentially a supernatural Holmes slightly pre-Carnacki and John Silence. The quality of these tales is pretty much public knowledge, and Flaxman Low has long been considered an accomplished and significant contribution to the genre. "Probably the first important adventures of an occult detective, if Le Fanu's Dr. Hesselius is momentarily overlooked . important historically." Bleiler. A lovely copy of a seldom seen, oft desired book. ecat1 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Funny Folks

      New York.: E. P. Dutton & Co.. First Edition.. 1899.. Oversized hardcover book 16.5 x 12 inches, illustrated with color and black and white cartoons (both narrative panels and solo pieces); 41 pages printed on one side only. Bright and clean red cloth covers, with small area of irregular fading on back cover. The fabric hinge of the front cover is exposed; the paper originally covering it has curled and pulled away. The sturdier rear hinge shows signs of replicating the problems at the front. Corners are bumped; tiny exposed board where cloth has worn at bottom free end of front and back covers. Short tears in margins of several interior pages. Franklin Morris Howarth is considered one of the pioneers in the early years of the American comic strip. This compilation brought together the varied cartoon formats employed by Howarth and published in "Puck," with special attention given to his color lithographed panel cartoons. Howarth also published cartoons in the early humor magazines "Judge" and "Life" and created a Sunday newspaper strip entitled "Lulu and Leander." "Funny Folks" is an uncommon volume and an important benchmark in the evolution of American comic strip art. Despite the problems noted, the volume is in remarkably good condition, clean and bright. .

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      London, 1899. Half title. Original red cloth, gilt-lettered cover and spine. Bookplate on front pastedown. Small bookseller's label on front free endpaper. Binder's label on rear pastedown. Moderately browned. Front hinge weak. Good. From an edition limited to 150 copies. Most of the book is devoted to this British author's travels in the West in the 1890s. He visited Yellowstone, San Francisco, Yosemite, Salt Lake, and the natural attractions of Utah. Aside from being a scarce western travel narrative, this is an interesting photographic item. The stereo viewer found in the rear can be employed in studying the plates bound in the book for three-dimensional viewing. A scarce book, seldom met with.

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        Beside the Fire - A Collection of Irish Gaelic Folk Stories [Albinia Lucy Brodrick's own copy !!]. Edited, Translated and annotated by Douglas Hyde. With Additional Notes by Alfred Nutt.

      London: David Nutt. First Edition.. Some clear staining to the binding but overall with only minor signs of external wear. Interior in excellent condition ! Albinia Brodrick's personal copy (that is Gobnait Ní Bhruadair) , with her name in ink on the front free endpaper: Albinia Brodrick - October 1899". A marvellous provenance since this rare and important collection of irish folk tales was in Gobnait Ní Bhruadair's possession right at the time when she changed her views on Ireland (see commentary).. First Edition. London, David Nutt, 1890. Octavo. LVIII, 203 pages. Original Hardcover (Green cloth with gilt lettering on spine and gilt ornament on front board). Some clear staining to the binding but overall with only minor signs of external wear. Interior in excellent condition ! Albinia Brodrick's personal copy (that is Gobnait Ní Bhruadair) , with her name in ink on the front free endpaper: Albinia Brodrick - October 1899". A marvellous provenance since this rare and important collection of irish folk tales was in Gobnait Ní Bhruadair's possession right at the time when she changed her views on Ireland (see commentary). Gobnait Ní Bhruadair (17 December 1861 ?- 16 January 1955) was one of the foremost Irish republican women of the twentieth century. A lifelong radical, Gobnait campaigned passionately for causes as diverse as the reform of nursing, protection and promotion of the Irish Language and the freedom of Ireland from British rule. Gobnait was born the Hon. Albinia Lucy Brodrick on 17 December 1861 at 23 Chester Square, Belgrave, London, the fifth daughter of William Brodrick, 8th Viscount Midleton (1830?-1907), and his wife, Augusta Mary (née Freemantle), daughter of the 1st Baron Cottesloe.[4] She spent her early childhood in London until the family moved to their country estate in Peper Harow, Surrey in 1870.[4] Educated privately, she travelled extensively across the continent and spoke fluent German, Italian and French, and had a reading knowledge of Latin.[4] Her family was an English Protestant aristocratic one which had been at the forefront of both British colonial rule in Ireland since the 17th century. In the early twentieth century it had included leaders of the Unionist campaign against Irish Home Rule. Her brother, St John Brodrick, 1st Earl of Midleton, had been nominal leader of the Irish Unionist Alliance from 1910 until 1918 when he and other Unionists outside Ulster established the Irish Unionist Anti-Partition League. The polar opposite of Gobnait, he was, in the words of one biographer, 'consistent in his low opinion of the Irish [and] he held imperialist views that warmly embraced much of the jingoism associated with social Darwinism. The early Albinia Lucy Brodrick conformed to her familial political views on Ireland, if her authorship of the pro-Unionist song 'Irishmen stand' is an indicator. However, by the start of the twentieth century she had become a regular visitor to her father's estate in County Cork. There she began to educate herself about Ireland and began to reject the views about Ireland that she had been raised on. In 1902 she wrote about the need to develop Irish industry and around the same time she began to develop an interest in the Gaelic Revival. She began to pay regular visits to the Gaeltacht where she became fluent in Irish and horrified at the abject poverty of the people. From this point on, her affinity with Ireland and Irish culture grew intensely. Upon her father's death in 1907 she became financially independent and in 1908 bought a home near West Cove, Caherdaniel, Co. Kerry. The same year she established an agricultural cooperative there to develop local industry. She organised classes educating people on diet, encouraged vegetarianism and, during the smallpox epidemic of 1910, nursed the local people. Determined to establish a hospital for local poor people, Gobnait travelled to the United States to raise funds. There she took the opportunity to study American nursing, met leading Irish-Americans and became more politicised to Ireland's cause. Upon her return to Kerry she established a hospital in Caherdaniel later in 1910. She renamed the area 'Ballincoona' (Baile an Chúnaimh, 'the home of help'), but it was never successful and it eventually closed because of lack of money. She wrote on health matters for The Englishwoman and Fortnightly among other journals, was a member of the council of the National Council of Trained Nurses and gave evidence to the royal commission on venereal disease in 1914. Ní Bhruadair was a staunch supporter of the 1916 Rising. She joined both Cumann na mBan and Sinn Féin. She visited some of the 1,800 Irish republican internees held by the British in Frongoch internment camp in Wales, and wrote to the newspapers with practical advice for intending visitors. She canvassed for various Sinn Féin candidates during the general election of 1918 and was a Sinn Féin member on Kerry county council (1919?-21), becoming one of its reserve chairpersons. During the War of Independence she sheltered IRA volunteers and consequently her home became the target for Black and Tan attacks. Along with Dr Kathleen Lynn she worked with the Irish White Cross to distribute food to the dependents of IRA volunteers. By the end of the War of Independence she had become hardened by the suffering she had seen and was by now implacably opposed to British rule in Ireland. She became one of the most vociferous voices against the Anglo-Irish Treaty of 6 December 1921. She became a firebrand speaker at meetings in the staunchly republican West Kerry area. In April 1923 she was shot by Free State troops and arrested. She was subsequently imprisoned in the North Dublin Union where she followed the example of other republicans and went on hunger strike. She was released two weeks later. Following the formation of Fianna Fáil by Éamon de Valera in 1926, Ní Bhruadair continued to support the more hardline Sinn Féin. In October 1926 she represented Munster at the party's Ardfheis. She owned the party's semi-official organ, Irish Freedom, from 1926 to 1937, where she frequently contributed articles and in its later years acted as editor. Her home became the target of the Free State government forces in 1929 following an upsurge in opposition from anti-Treaty republicans against that government. Ní Bhruadair, along with her close friend Mary MacSwiney, left Cumann na mBan following the decision by its members at their 1933 convention to pursue social radicalism. They then established a right-wing, nationalist movement named Mná na Poblachta, which failed to attract many new members. Gobnait was a lifelong Irish speaker and regularly attended Conradh na Gaeilge branch meetings in Tralee. Sympathetic to Catholicism, she remained a member of the Anglican Church of Ireland and regularly played the harmonium at Sneem's Church of Ireland services. Described by a biographer as 'a woman of frugal habits and decided opinions, she was in many ways difficult and eccentric', Gobnait Ní Bhruadair died on 16 January 1955, and was buried in the Church of Ireland graveyard in Sneem, Co. Kerry. In her will she left most of her wealth (£17,000) to republicans 'as they were in the years 1919 to 1921'. The vagueness of her bequest led to legal wrangles for decades. Finally, in February 1979 Mr Justice Seán Gannon ruled that the bequest was 'void for remoteness' as it was impossible to determine which republican faction met her criteria. (Wikipedia)

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        Mr. Blackburne's Games at Chess. Selected, annotated and arranged by himself. Edited, with a biographical sketch and a brief history of blindfold chess

      London: Longmans, Green and Company, 1899 vi+331+[32 ad] pages with frontispiece, diagrams and index. Royal Octavo (9" x 6") bound in original black cloth with gilt lettering to spine and gilt embossed rook and blind stamped ruled edges to cover. Edited, with a biographical sketch and a brief history of blindfold chess by P Anderson Graham.(Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana 3036)(Betts 29-15) Inscribed to James Leith. First edition.Blackburne's international tournament career spanned an impressive fifty-two years from London 1862 to St Petersburg 1914, a total of 53 events in which he played 814 games scoring over 62%. Although he rarely won international events, he generally finished in the top half of the table and his fierce competitive spirit coupled with his great combative ability earned him the pleasant nickname of "the Black Death". His most notable successes were = 1st with Steinitz at Vienna 1873 (Blackburne lost the play-off match). 1st at Berlin 1881 ahead of Paulsen, Schallop, Chigorin, Winawer and Zukertort and 2d to Tarrasch at Manchester 1890. Blackburne won the BCA championship in 1868 and for many years was ranked as Britain's foremost player. In 1914, at the age of 72, he shared first prize at the BCF congress in Chester.James Leith was a Scottish chess club player who represented Glasgow Chess Club in the late 1800s and played in competition with other clubs.Condition:Inscribed on front end paper, spine ends professionally repaired by Octavaye Studios, corners bumped else a very good copy.

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      G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1899., 1899. First edition. 8vo. Decorated cloth, titles stamped in gold gilt on the front cover and spine, xiv [2], 485 [3] pp., frontis., illustrated, plates, large (27" x 34") folding map in pocket, teg., index. An account of two women who traveled from San Francisco to Alaska by steamer, up the Yukon River by barge, finally settling on some land outside Dawson, both becoming free miners, eventually building the largest house in Dawson Annex. Arctic Bibliography 7125 says "The author traveled in the summer of 1898 to Dawson via the Yukon River, and returned via Skagway and Sitka. She describes the river valley and its people; the Gold Rush activities in Dawson, Skagway Pass, etc." Excellent details on pioneer Alaska at the turn of the century. The large map shows steamboat routes and trails to the gold fields. Six Guns 995 says "Scarce." "Contains some material on Soapy Smith." This venture was taken to participate in the Alaskan Gold Rush of 1898, during which many hardships were endured by the majority of gold seekers. Fore-edges has a number of pages that have been roughly opened, else a near fine, clean, crisp, tight copy. Scarce.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("P. Kropotkin").

      Viola Cottage, Bromley, Kent, 7. VI. 1899. - 4 SS. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. An Charles Rowley unter anderem über seine Memoiren ("Memoirs of a revolutionist"): "[.] I am just finishing the next instalment of the Memoirs which has to be posted next Friday, for the States, - and every minute, even late at night, has to be given to it. Late with the MS., as always! And Sophie will not let herself be persuaded that she may go when I am working so hard as I am the last few days before posting the MS. But - will you be in London on Sunday? And if so - have you disposed of it already? If not, we should be delighted to have you with us for lunch at 1.30. There is a train which may bring you in good time. Think of it, dear friend, and if you can, we should be so pleased to have you in our cot and you would see all of us, including the little girl who every day grows to become a big girl [.]". - Bl. 2 mit einem kleinen Einriß am oberen Rand, sonst tadellos.

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        Chikasha Okla I Kvnstitushvn: Micha I Nan Vlhpisa Micha Yonaitet...

      1899. The Final Printing of the Constitution, Laws and Treaties of the Chickasaw Nation [Chickasaw Nation, Oklahoma]. Homer, Davis A. [b. 1864?], Translator. Chikasha Okla I Kvnstitushvn: Micha I Nan Vlhpisa Micha Yonaitet Estets Nan Ittim Apehinsa Tok 1832 Micha 1834, 1837, 1852, 1855 Micha 1866 Kvt Afoyukka Hoke. Mikma Holisso Illappat Toba Chi Ka Nov. 2, 1897, Ash o Chikasha Okla I Nan Apesa Yvt Apesa Tok Makoke. Parsons, KS: Foley Railway Print. Co., 1899. 531, xi pp. Octavo (8-1/4" x 5-3/4"). Contemporary three-quarter sheep over textured boards. Rubbing to joints and backstrip, chip to head of spine, corners bumped and somewhat worn, hinges starting. Lettering piece in Chocktaw and presentation inscription, presumably by Homer, to front pastedown. Light toning to text, later inscriptions and stamps (of W.C. and George M. Bayles) to front pastedown and free endpaper. An appealing copy. * In the Choctaw language. With an appendix of treaties. This work provides the Constitution and laws of the (sovereign) Chickasaw Nation, together with the treaties of 1832, 1833, 1834, 1837, 1852, 1855 and 1866. It also includes an act of Congress from January 1898 governing the tribal courts of the Indian Territory and the Curtis Act of June 28, 1898. A landmark in the history of Indian affairs, this act, also known as the General Allotment Act, completed the work of the earlier Dawes Act (1887), which dissolved the sovereignty of the tribes and gave U.S. citizenship to Native Americans. The Curtis Act abolished tribal governments on March 6, 1906 and weakened tribal structures through the conversion of tribal lands to individual plots. The act also provided for the assimilation of the young through the establishment of public schools. It was repealed in 1935. Taking advantage of this opportunity, the Chickasaw reorganized its tribal government in the 1960s and adopted a new constitution in 1983 to manage tribal businesses. Homer, or Homma, was a Choctaw lawyer and preacher. According to Hargrett, 500 copies of this book were printed. OCLC locates 12 copies, 5 in North American law libraries (Duke, Harvard, UC-Berkeley, University of Michigan, University of Washington, Yale). Hargrett, A Bibliography of the Constitution and Laws of the American Indians 106.

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        Pesn o veshchem Olege

      St. Petersburg: Ekspeditsii Zagotovlenya Gosudarstvennykh Bumag 1899 Festgabe zum 100. Geburtstag von A. S. Puschkin, Leporello, insgesamt 8 bedruckte und unpaginierte Seiten, 4°, mit farbigen Abbildungen von V. M. Vasnetsov, erste und letzte Seite leicht angeschmutzt, stellenweise in den Falten ganz leicht eingerissen, Ecken der ersten Seite geknickt, sonst sehr gutem Zustand. Sehr selten!Russland, V. M. Vasnetsov, Sagen, Märchen, kostbare Ausgaben

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      Leonard Smithers and Co. 1899 - An important and truly scarce book. Original cloth with professional repairs: spine renewed, binding re-sewn, new endpapers. Although, the half title is present. Certainly not ideal, but considering its extreme scarcity (no original copies seen at auction in 20 years), forgivable as it is certainly a sound and presentable copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      A MEIJI COUPLE ENGAGE IN FOREPLAY [Japan 1899] - .A single Oban sheet [Aiban], center-fold-ed, sheet 34 x 25 cm., print size 32 x 23cm., very crisp,clean, a minor tear in the center fold, mended, matted, donein mostly in subtle vegetal colors. Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Eigenh. Musikzitat mit U.

      Wien, 1899. - 1 S. Qu.-8vo. Notenzeile aus Fidelio mit unterlegtem Text: "Komm Hoffnung lass den letzten Stern, den letzten Stern der Müden nicht erbleichen". Gewidmet der Künstlerin Helene von Taussig (1879-1942). - Die Schülerin am Konservatorium in Wien debütierte 1867 am Stadttheater von Olmütz und erhielt im folgenden Jahr ein Engagement als erste Altistin an der Berliner Hofoper (bis 1886). Sie gab mehrere Gastspiele in London und Wien. Als bekannte Wagner-Interpretin wirkte sie bei den Uraufführungen der Götterdämmerung (1876) und des Parsifal (1882) in Bayreuth mit.

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      - Slnd (achevé d'imprimer : 1899 pour la société artistique du livre illustré). In-4 plein papier brun marbré à la bradel, couverture et dos conservés, 102 pp. Chaque poème est illustré de 2 gravures et précédé d'une page de titre également illustrée par une gravure.Bel exemplaire sur Chine réservé aux collaborateurs et offert à monsieur Carteret ; reliure signée CARAYON. Déchirure dans un angle de la première page de garde et reliure un peu frottée, sinon bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Mecklenburgische Geschichte in Einzeldarstellungen. 12 Lieferungen (komplett) in 5 Bänden. Hrsg. v. R. Beltz, C. Beyer, A. Rische u.a.

      Berlin, Süsserott, 1899 - 1909. Zus. ca. 2400 Seiten. Blaue originale Verlagseinbände mit Leinen mit Deckeltitel. *1. Robert Beltz, Die Vorgeschichte von Mecklenburg. - 2. Richard Wagner, Die Wendenzeit. Heeß 1846 (1899 statt 1901!). - 3. August Rudloff, Geschichte M.\'s vom Tode Niclots bis zur Schlacht bei Bornhöved. - 4. Alfred Rische, Geschichte M.\'s vom Tode Heinrich Borwins I. bis zum Anfang des 16. Jahrhunderts. - 5. Heinrich Schnell, M. im Zeitalter der Reformation 1503-1603. - 6. Carl Beyer, Zauberei u. Hexenprozesse im evang. Mecklenburg / Unter den Elenden und Ehrlosen. - 7. / Der Landpastor im evang. Mecklenburg / Des Bauern Leben und Sitte. - 8. / Die Regierung und die Bauern / Bei den Leibeigenen. - 9. Richard Wagner, Herzog Christian (Louis) I., 1658-1692. Heeß - 10. H. Schnell, Mecklenburg zur Zeit des Dreißigjährigen Krieges, 1603-1658. - 11/12. Carl Schröder, M. und die Mecklenburger in der schönen Literatur. - Komplett, sauber und sehr gut erhalten in den originalen Verlagseinbänden. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Mecklenburg

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        (In Cyrillic:) Razvitie Kapitalizma V Rossii [The Development of Capitalism in Russia].

      St. Petersburg: A. Leifert,, 1899. Octavo (214 x 143 mm). Recent blue half morocco and marbled paper boards, spine ruled and lettered gilt, edges decorated with a floral motif. 3 plates (2 folding). Ownership signature at head of title. Extremities lightly rubbed, title page strengthened in the gutter; a very good copy. First edition of Lenin's most important and substantial work, his only genuine contribution to economics, in the original Russian language. "The Development of Capitalism in Russia is an example of Lenin's acute observation of all facets of the Russian economy. Its detailed documentation of the peculiarities of Russian capitalism - peculiarities stemming from the 'simultaneous existence of the most advanced forms of industry and semi-medieval forms of agriculture' - provides a concrete answer to the questions of how it was possible for the October revolution to succeed twenty years later and to what it owed its specific features" (Walicki). "On the industrial side, Russia's late arrival entailed an active role for the Tsarist state in fostering industrialization and an influx of foreign capital to finance the development. This meant that Russia, although a newly industrializing country in the 1890s, had a larger proportion of its industrial labour force in large factories than older industrialized countries like Britain. Lenin saw these as predictable consequences of rapid capitalist growth which made any going back to pre-capitalist communal forms of village organization impossible. The growth of large factories also meant concentration of workers in a few places, facilitating their combination in trade union activities. These economic circumstances - the growth of commercial relations in the countryside and of concentration of the urban proletariat - dictated for Lenin, the political strategy of a socialist party which hoped to win power by mass organization. In this sense he can be said to have developed an economic framework for a Marxist political theory. The Development of Capitalism in Russia is even to this day the only comprehensive economic history of a country from a Marxist perspective" (Meghnad Desai in The New Palgrave).

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        Mr. Jack Hamlin's Mediation and Other Stories

      Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1899. First Edition. Cloth. Original red cloth, titles stamped in black on upper board and in gilt on spine, in the publisher's printed paper dust-wrapper; pp. [4], 289, [1] (colophon). Tips and corners rubbed, offsetting from jacket to endapers, internally fresh and bright; jacket in 4 pieces, held together by cello-tape to verso and the mylar protector, spine quite darkened, chips out at tips and corners, with a few stray ink marks to the rear panel .

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      Methuen & Co., 1899., 1899. First edition. Original red cloth, titles stamped in gold gilt on the front cover and spine, vii [blank], 257 [3] pp., plus 39 pages of advertisements. Affixed to the front fly leaf is a label from the author and the publisher that reads With the Compliments of the Author, but the label is not signed. Queen's Quorum 26 says "In the same year the great Amateur Cracksman and Cricketer, A. J. Raffles, appeared between covers. E. W. Hornung, the originator of Raffles, and A. C. Doyle, the sire of Sherlock, were in real life brothers-in-law. It has been theorized that Hornung never meant Raffles to be a serious, three-dimensional character, that from the outset Raffles was intended to be nothing more than a grand-scale parody of Sherlock Holmes ..... an epic burlesque in which the Master Detective would be exposed by the reverse-english characterization of the Master Criminal. Evidence to support this belief consists chiefly of the dedication in THE AMATEUR CRACKSMAN which reads To A. C. D., This Form of Flattery and Hornung's classic double pun, supposed to have indicated his satirical intent, Though he might be more humble, there is no police like Holmes." This is the first Raffles book and though he may have been inspired by Holmes, he is no less alive than Holmes and the story reads well and the plot is quite original. Covers lightly soiled, else a very good copy. A Queen's Quorum and Haycraft/Queen Cornerstone title.

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        Arte Italiana: Decorativa e Industriale Anno III-XII, XV, XVIII, XX (1899-1911) (12 volume set)

      Milano : Ulrico Hoepli; Instituto Italiano d'Arti Grafiche 1899 - 12 volumes. Contains: vols. 8-19. Folios. Publisher's boards, with later spines. Hardcover. 4 volumes with portfolio style binding. 8 volumes in full buckram. Soiling to covers. Some wear, gash in cover edge where twine was too tightly bound in the portfolio volumes. Library stamps and markings. Primarily illustrated. Lovely color, chromolithographic plates. An important periodical of decorative art, in folio format; first published in 1890. This is an oversized and heavy set, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sport im Bild mit Beiblatt Sport im Wort. Illustrierte Zeitschrift für alle Sportzweige. V. Jahrgang, No. 27 - 52 ( recte No. 26 - 52 ) 1899. Mit den Beilagen \" Sport im Wort \" No. 13 - 39 des Jahres 1899.

      Verlag von Sport im Bild; Pitcairn-Knowles; Simon&Co Berlin 1899 Aufgebundene zweite Häfte des Jahrganges 1899 der Zeitschrift \" Sport im Bild \" sowie \" Sport im Wort \". Vorhanden sind die Nummern Sport im Bild 26 - 52 mit den Seiten 305 - 520, sowie Sport im Wort mit den Nummern 13 - 39 und den Seiten 97 - 314. Mit zusammen hunderten von Abbildungen und Illustrationen. Untergliedert in die Bereiche: Athletische Sports - Automobilismus - Billard - Brieftaubensport - Cricket - Fahrsport - Feuilleton - Fussball - Jagd und Zwinger - Lawn-Tennis - Litteratur - Polo - Radfahren - Rennsport - Rudern - Schwimmsport - Segeln - Sport und Industrie - Taubenschiessen - Unsere Bilder - Vermischtes ( wobei das Schwergewicht auf Automobilismus, Radfahren, Rennsport, Rudern, Segeln liegt ). Halbleder der Zeit, Folio ( 37,5 x 28 cm ). In den Nummern \" Sport im Wort \" finden sich darüberhinaus Artikel und Abbildungen zu: Eissport - Fahrsport - Fechten - Golf - Hockey - Olympische Spiele u.a.m. ( hier liegt ein Schwergewicht auch auf dem Lawn-Tennis ). Vorgebunden 2 Blätter mit Inhalts und Illustrationsverzeichnis. Einband stärker berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen. Bindung gelockert. Erste Seite \" Sport im Bild \" mit größerem Einriß, sonst die Seiten meist recht gut erhalten ( mit gelegentlichen Randläsionen ). Zeitbedingt ist das Papier gebräunt. ( Gewicht 2700 Gramm ) - sehr selten - ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Sport, Athlethik, Automobilismus, Auto, Billard, Brieftauben, Cricket, Fahrsport, Fussball, Jagd, Zwinger, Polo, Radfahren, Rennsport, Rudern, Schwimmen, Segeln, Taubenschiessen, Eissport, Fechten, Golf, Hockey, Olympische Spiele, Tennis, Lawn-Tennis

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        The Importance of Being Earnest: A Trivial Comedy for Serious People [Limited Edition]

      London: Leonard Smithers and Co, 1899. First Edition. Limited to 1000 copies of which this is no. 241. Small quarto (21.75cm.); light red-brown gilt-stamped cloth with designs by Charles Shannon; [16],151pp. Spine a bit cocked and darkened, as are extremities to a lesser extent, two small white spots to rear cover; textblock near fine. Very Good overall. MASON 381.

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        Norwegen 1899. Privat zusammengestellte Sammlung von 54 Photographien (kommerziell vertriebene Originalabzüge) zu einer Reise von Deutschland, über Danemärk und Schweden, nach Norwegen und dann zurück nach Deutschland, vom 5. Juli bis zum 2. August 1899. Enthält 4 Photographien zu Deutschland (Kiel, Hamburg und Bremen), 6 Photographien zu Dänemark (darunter 2 Photos von Kunstwerken - Statuen von Thorvaldsen), 1 Photographie zu Schweden und 43 Photographien zu Norwegen.

      Meist Norwegen, meist Richard Andvord (34 Photos, in der Platte dat. 1892 u. 1897), aber auch Deutschland, Dänemark etc., zusammengestellt 1899. - 54 stärkere Kartonblätter mit jeweils 1 mont. Photographie. Mit 54 auf Karton montierten Photographien - Albuminabzüge. 51 Photos in der Platte bezeichnet (dargestellter Ort sowie meist auch der Verlag und teils der Photograph) - 18 Photos nennen Axel Lindahl, 2 (Olaf) Vaering als Photographen. Quer-Gr.4°, Tafeln lose in grüner OLeinen-Flügelmappe mit goldgepr. Titel "Norwegen 1899" und 5 goldgepr. Vignetten auf dem Vorderdeckel - Größe der Photos meist 22-23 x 16,2-17 cm (wenige kleiner oder größer), Kartongröße 36 x 29 cm. Mappe leicht berieben und bestoßen sowie mit einigen kleinen Schab- und Kratzspuren; hinterer Innendeckel der Mappe etwas stockfleckig und angestaubt; Kartons vereinzelt leicht bestoßen sowie machmal gering angestaubt und stockfleckig; 1 Karton etwas gebräunt und hier auch erkennbar, daß das Photo (eines der 3 Photos, die nicht in der Platte bezeichnet sind) vor der Montage etwas geknittert war; die anderen Photos nur vereinzelt mit minimalen Randschäden. 53 Tafeln auf dem Karton, unterhalb der Photographie, handschriftlich bezeichnet (dargestellter Ort bzw. bei 2 Tafeln das Kunstwerk und Datum - 5. Juli - 2. August 1899). 52 der Tafeln in der linken, oberen Ecke handschriftlich von 1 bis 48 numeriert (1, 2a-2d, 3-25, 26a-26b, 27-48). Wahrscheinlich stammen einige der 23 Photographien zu Norwegen, die den Namen des Photographen nicht aufführen, ebenfalls von dem bedeutenden schwedischen Photographen Axel Lindahl (1841-1906). DE [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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         The Nile Reservoir works at Aswan and Asyut. [Cairo, Egyptian government, 1902]. Oblong album (33 x 39 cm). With 31 large photographic platinum prints (23.5 x 29 cm), mounted on thick pasteboard leaves. Original publisher's black morocco, with the title and the crescent moon and 5-pointed star of the Egyptian Khedivate government on the front board. .

      WorldCat (6 copies). A large album of 31 original photographic platinum prints showing the construction of the first Aswan dam across the Nile in Southern Egypt in the years 1899 to 1902, known since the construction of a second dam in the 1960s as the Aswan low dam. Nearly all are signed in the plate by D. S. George. The album was published by the Egyptian government with a descriptive note by the Under Secretary of State for public works in Egypt. It was the largest project of its kind undertaken anywhere in the world and an impressive feat of hydraulic engineering. Garstin also discusses the difficult compromises made with conservationists, particularly to preserve the important ancient Egyptian sites on the island Philae. With occasional offsetting between the facing photographs, but otherwise in very good condition. The binding is worn, with the front hinge cracked and the book block detached at the back hinge. A thorough documentation of the construction of the first Aswan dam..

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        The River War: An Historical Account of the Reconquest of the Sudan (2 volumes)

      Longmans, Green & Co, London 1899 - 8vo. xxii, [2], 462; x[4], 499pp. Index. Vol 1: 16 maps & plans; 25 illustrations; Vol. II: 18 maps & plans, 33 illustrations by Angus McNeil, Seaforth Highlanders. Bayntun-Riviere binding in full red morocco with gilt lettering and ruling to covers, spines & inside boards; 5 raised bands; marbled endpapers; AEG. Original dark blue covers & spines bound in at rear of each volume. A fine set in the striking Bayntun-Riviere leather binding. Churchill wrote this, his second book, while still an officer in the British army. Here he provides the history of the British involvement in the Sudan and the conflict between the British and Dervish forces. "The first object of this book is to relate in exact military detail the operations directed by Lord Kitchener of Khartoum on the Upper Nile from April 1896 to February 1899, which I have called 'The River War,' and which resulted in the reconquest of the Egyptian Soudan. But in order that the reader may understand, and even sympathise with the emotions which these events excited, I have prefixed a general survey of the geography, aspect, and history of the country, and have tried to show its connection with Egypt and Great Britain." - Preface. Only 2000 copies were published on 6 November 1899. Woods A2(a). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Zarathustra-Commentar. 4 Bände.

      Leipzig Haessel - 1901 1899 - Erste Ausgabe. 8vo. Dunkelrotes Original-Leinen mit goldgeprägtem Titel auf den Rücken und Deckeln. Schönes Exemplar. - Krummel I, 911. Selten. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Fort comme la mort

      Le livre 1899 - - Le livre, Paris 1899, 12x18,5cm, relié. - Edition originale. Reliure à la bradel en plein cartonnage recouvert de papier kaki décoré de motifs de plumes, dos lisse orné d'un fleuron doré, date et double filet dorés en queue, encadrement de filets dorés sur les plats, reliure de l'époque non signée mais attribuable à Pierson. Envoi autographe signé de Guy de Maupassant à son amie la tragédienne Madame Pasca. Certains feuillets de notre exemplaire sont un peu courts probablement en raison du fait que la dédicataire y avait posé quelques réflexions qu'elle coupa ensuite avant de se séparer de l'ouvrage. C'est à l'instigation de Flaubert, dont elle fut l'égérie, que Mme Pasca interprète en 1879 la première œuvre de Maupassant, Histoire de vieux temps. A l'instar de son maître, le jeune disciple de Flaubert voue immédiatement une profonde admiration à la comédienne dont il publie plusieurs portraits et chroniques élogieuses dans la presse : « Quand on donnera à Mme Pasca un vrai rôle à sa taille elle apparaîtra définitivement au premier rang parmi les actrices de son temps. ». A la mort de Flaubert, que Maupassant décrit comme « le seul être que j'ai aimé d'une affection absolue et qui sera sans fin », Mme Pasca se rapproche encore de Maupassant, l'introduit auprès de ses amis, interprète sa pièce Musotte et le soutient jusqu'à la fin de sa vie. Celle que Flaubert considérait comme l'un de ses « trois anges » prend ainsi sous son aile bienveillante le jeune naturaliste, se promettant de « continuer, auprès du petit Guy, ce qu'il avait perdu en amitié à la mort de Flaubert ». [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Original edition on the current paper. Binding to bradel open cardboard covered with khaki paper decorated with feather patterns, smooth back with a gold jewel, date and dual gold mesh tail frame gilt fillets on covers, binding of the time, but unsigned due to Pierson. Signed autograph of the author to his friend the great actress Madame Pasca. Some of our copy sheets are a bit short probably due to the fact that the dedicatee was asked a few thoughts which she then cut before connecting to the book. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        La Porte des r?ves. Illustrations de Georges de Feure

      Paris: Bibliophiles - Independants 1899 Das Kultbuch des Fin de Si?cle (Nr. 107 von insgesamt 220 Stück) in prunkvoller Bindung von R. D. Canape. Bestehend aus: Schuber: Bordüren aus schwarzem Leder, innen feines Sämischleder, außen Marmorpapier; Schutzumschlag: Marmorpapier, Laschen und Rücken aus schwarzem Leder mit fünf Bünden, goldgeprägter Titel, innen Sämischleder; Buch selbst: fünf Bünde, graues Leder, goldgeprätgter Titel auf dem Rücken, Vorderseite: farbiger Blinddruck mit der Darstellung eines Phönix; Vorsätze (signiert : CANAPE R. D. 1900) mit ornamentaler Goldprägung am Rand, Brokatstoff, hinterer Vorsatz: Marmorpapier, goldener Schnitt; 133 Seiten, 4°, Exemplar in besonders gutem Zustand; Schuber etwas abgerieben, sonst hervorragender Zustand. Sehr selten!Bibliophilie, seltene Bücher, Jugendstil, Fin de Si?cle

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        Oevres de P.L. Tchebychef. Tome 1 + Tome 2.

      Commissionaires de l Académie Impériale des Sciences, St.-Pétersbourg 1899 + 1907. - VI, 714 S. - XX, 736 S. mit Figuren und zusammen 3 Portraits, Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 5280 4°, marmoriertes Halbleder der Zeit, Bibliotheks-Exemplar (ordnungsgemäß entwidmet) mit kleinem Rückenschild, Stempel auf Titel, Einbände gering berieben und bestoßen, insgesamt gutes und innen sauberes Exemplar, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      A MARVELOUS PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG CHINESE [China n.d. ca. 1899- - 1903]. A double-sided glass mirror,silver gelatin photo with oval view, superb and prinstinecrisp image, absolutely no fading, mirror/glass 6 x 9 cm.,image ca. 4 x 6 cm., slightly off center. V E R Y R A R E ! Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Karte des Deutschen Reiches (in 27 Karten und 1 Titelblatt) im Massstab von 1:500000, unter Redaktion von C. Vogel ausgeführt in Justus Perthes\' Geographischer Anstalt,

      Gotha, Justus Perthes\' Geographischer Anstalt [1899-1903]. DAS VORLIEGENDE EXEMPLAR IST IN DIESER AUSGABE MIT 27 KARTEN UND EINEM ZUSÄTZLICHEN TITELBLATT (mit Schrift u. Zeichen-Erklärung) VOLLSTÄNDIG die 27 Karten (und ein weiteres Titelblatt) sind farblithographiert und 8-fach zusammengelegt und original auf Leinen aufgezogen; jede Karte trägt außen eine kleine farbige Ausschnitts-Übersicht. Auf dem Leinen-Einschub befindet sich zusätzlich eine farbige Gesamtkarte, die die Nummern der einzelzenen Kartenabschnitte zeigt. Bei den Karten handelt es sich um Blätter, die Vermerke hinsichtlich des Druckdatums zwischen 1899 - 1903 tragen jede Karte im Format 39x46; untergebracht in einer rot-braunen Ganzlederkapsel; es handelt sich dabei um eine hochwertige Buchattrappe (mit goldgeprägtem Reichsadler auf Buchrücken und Vorderdecke) im Format (18x23x8) bei der das Kartenbündel in einer Aussparung im Oberschnitt versenkt wird (der Kartenstapel befindest sich in einer zusätzlichen Kartentasche, SEHR SELTENE UND GESUCHTE AUSSTATTUNG dieser Kartensammlung in einem ordentlichen Exemplar (mit lediglich unbedeutrendem Berieb), lediglich die Karten zeigen normale Gebrausspuren; Espenhorst Versand D: 5,00 EUR GR 38306, Atlanten

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        Last of the Great Scouts. The Life Story of Col. William F. Cody "Buffalo Bill" as Told by His Sister.

      Duluth Press,, Chicago: 1899 - Inscribed on the front free endpaper by W. F. Cody "Buffalo Bill" and "With the compliments of the subject to To A. P. Terhune, Feb 24th 1908." William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody (February 26, 1846 – January 10, 1917) was an American soldier, bison hunter and showman. One of the most colorful figures of the American Old West, Buffalo Bill became famous for the shows he organized with cowboy themes, which he toured in Great Britain and Europe as well as the United States. (Wikipedia).Albert Payson Terhune was the American author of numerous books on dogs, his most famous being "Lad: A Dog", and journalist for The Evening World, and contributor to Red Book, Saturday Evening Post, Ladies' Home Journal, Hartford Courant and the Atlantic Monthly. At his family home in New Jersey, Sunnybank, he was also a breeder of rough collies. With the calling card of Miss Clara Terhune loosely inserted. 8vo, xiv, 296pp. Red decorated boards, title in gilt at front cover. Covers rubbed & marked, worn spot at front cover, spine sunned & hinge rubbed. Internally, inner hinge starting. Howes W-297. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Wind Among the Reeds

      Elkin Mathews 1899 - 1899. First Edition. 108 pages. No dust jacket. Blue cloth hardback with gilt lettering and decorations. Errata missing. Pages are unevenly bound and rough cut. Significant use marking, foxing and tanning present to pages. Remains clear and legible throughout. Binding remains firm. Significant bleaching, edge wear and use marking present with tanning to spine. Gilt has dulled. Bumped corners. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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