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        [Photo Album]: Baltimore College Student's Travel on the East Coast, California, and Cuba

      Baltimore. 1899-1914. Oblong quarto. Measuring 10" x 12.5". Screw bound black leather over paper boards with "Photographs" stamped in gilt on the front board. Contains 595 sepia toned or black and white gelatin silver photographs measuring between 2.5" x 3.5" and 4.5" x 7", many with captions. Very good with wear on the board edges and a detached but present final page with near fine photographs.An album kept by Maryland native J. Theo Fritz in the early 1900s, showing travel on the East Coast, California, and Cuba. Fritz lived in Baltimore and attended Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, before attending Cornell University. He appears to have come from a family of some means and traveled extensive in the United States, with photos in this album of trips to Pennsylvania, Delaware, Tennessee, South Carolina, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and Louisiana, as well as California and Cuba. The images all appear to have been taken between 1899 and 1912.Fritz was an avid photographer and member of the Baltimore Y.M.C.A. Camera Club who obviously enjoyed the natural beauty of Maryland. He and his family and friends spent a lot of time on the banks of the numerous waterways of Maryland with visits to Gwynns Falls, Gunpowder Falls, and Lake Royer with photos by the water, climbing rock faces, and boating in Royal Oak. There are also shots of various people playing baseball, tennis, and general conviviality, including a wonderful image of a smiling and obviously amused African-American man in a top hat with baseball equipment. A section of 10 photographs shows the city of Baltimore celebrating its Centennial with the city decorated and various buildings lit up.There are several sections of photos in New York State including New York City, Long Island, Albany, and Ithaca. Fritz attended Cornell University and there are a number of photos showing the university and the town of Ithaca. Fritz captures his dorm room, students studying and practicing the violin, along with his family and friends hiking, fishing, and canoeing. The images from New York City feature the Statue of Liberty, including a close up of her torch, as well as people walking on the then unfinished Williamsburg Bridge and at the newly opened Luna Park amusement park on Coney Island decorated with electric lights. One section has some lovely snapshots of Central Park as well as a boat trip on the Hudson River. Fritz and company visited Gettysburg, posing with cannons, and camping at Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Included are images of young men in bathing costumes around their beach house, and of crashing waves on the shore. Fritz also visited Georgia and took photos of the "cotton industry" which included bailing and machinery, as well as photos of African-Americans working in the factories processing the cotton and in a chain gang wearing striped uniforms. The photos also show the Savannah River flood of 1912 with images of people standing on roofs and rowing small boats down city streets; one captures an African-American man carrying a white man on his back to avoid flood waters.Later sections include a trip to South Carolina with images of an early American aviation field, and a plane in midair. A New Orleans trip shows photos of St. Charles Avenue and Canal Street as well as riverboats on the Mississippi. Near the end Fritz documents a trip to Florida, including Tampa and Key West with a photo of a docked USS Miami, before heading to Cuba. There are numerous images of Havana Harbor, the coast, market places, tropical farms, banana groves, a Spanish cemetery, and even a shot of a baseball game being played at U.S. Naval base at Guantanamo Bay.An interesting assemblage of a young man's travels throughout the United States seen here through a massive amount of amateur snapshots of better than usual quality. .

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      Paris: Ernest Flammarion, 1899. First edition. Nadar. 12mo., viii, 312 (1) pp. Later binding of quarter morocco and marbled paper over boards, with gilt title and raised bands on spine. The top blank corner of the first 3 leaves are chipped, with a stain on the following leaf in the same spot; small hole in the blank margin of the last two leaves. Text toned. SIGNED and inscribed by Nadar on the half-title page, " Doctuer Desnos, Marseille 1900" with the neat ex-libris of Dr. Desnos affixed to the front pastedown. Nadar was the first to photograph the catacombs of Paris, and the first to make a photograph from a balloon, among his other distinctions retold in this entertaining autobiography.

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        Father Goose His Book ( 1st edition,1st Issue of This Very Scarce & Deliciously Rare Baum Book of Nursery Verse ( published just before Baum & Denslow produced The Wonderful Wizard of

      Geo. M. Hill Chicago 1899 - HB NODUSTJACKET, September 1899, 1st edition,1st Issue, Pictorial Tan Cover in Beige & bRown & Orange & white of Father Goose with feather in haNd & Goose looking at him, Much Rub, Scuff & Wear & small StaiNs & Wrinkling to Covers GOOD- , cover Hinge has nice Tape Reinforcement Restoration Most Likely but has on spine printed Father Goose His Book , with Baum bottom of spine , Cover some chipping near Extremities & Scuff, Othrwise GOOD delicate Condition Cover, Interior Hinge probable white Tape Reinforcement,Few pgs small mended Tears & creases or Scuff, few small INK margin mrks, Minor Fox, OtHerwise Nice, & Tight, Most Plates are Nice & colors Bright, Few Page Repairs in Margins, Few small pencil mrks, Interior VG-, AS-IS, NODJ, UNpaginated [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Agrarfrage. Eine Uebersicht über die Tendenzen der modernen Landwirthschaft und die Agrarpolitik der Sozialdemokratie.

      Dietz, Stuttgart 1899 - Stuttgart, Dietz 1899. 23,5 : 16 cm. VIII, 451 pages, 2 leaves Original cloth. First edition. Dedicated to his 'dear friend Hugo in old friendship' Berlin 3/1/(18)99 K. Kautsky. In publishers blue cloth covered boards. - The present work 'Die Agrarfrage' is an analysis of the influence of capitalism on agriculture. Karl Kautsky born 1854 in Prague and died 1938 in Amsterdam was an important economist, historien and publisher of the German social democracy. He studied in Vienna and joined the social democratic party. His friedship with Marx and Engels influenced his development. - Edges a bit rubbed otherwise a fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Farmer's Year Being His Commonplace Book for 1898

      Longmans, Green & Co., London, New York & Bombay 1899 - Only 100 hundred copies of this edition have been printed of which this copy is number 65. Bound in paper covered boards, spine is white with black titling and five raised bands while boards are light blue. Spine creased along the four raised bands. The boards show minor wear and rubbing to the extremities. Top edge gilt with fore edge untrimmed. Four colour photographs have been pasted on the front endpapers and are accompanied by two letters. These appear to be of Haggard's house, Ditchingham, taken in 1976. Text accompanied by two maps and 36 captioned plates protected by tissue guards, some incidences of foxing. pp 491. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The River War.

      London, New York and Bombay: Longmans, Green & Co.,, 1899. An Historical Account of the Reconquest of the Soudan. Edited by Col. F. Rhodes. Illustrated by Angus McNeill, Seaforth Highlanders. 2 volumes, octavo. Original dark blue cloth, titles and pictorial decoration gilt to spines and upper boards, black-coated endpapers. Both volumes separately housed in a navy full morocco bookform folding case. Portrait frontispiece in each volume. 4 illustrated plates and 11 folding maps in volume 1, 2 illustrated plates and 9 folding maps and three non-folding maps in volume 2, and numerous illustrations, maps and plans in the text. Extremities rubbed with tiny splits to the joints of volume 1, tape reinforcement to the hinges between half-title and frontispiece in both volumes, cracked in volume 1,spotting throughout; good condition. First edition, first impression, second state - minor typographic error (second inverted comma missing after THE 'LONDON GAZETTE[']) corrected on p. 459 of volume II - of Churchill's second book, preceded only by The Story of the Malakand Field Force (1898), "2000 copies published on 6 November 1899" (Woods). It includes, of course, his account of the charge of the 21st Lancers, to whom he was attached, at Omdurman on 2 September 1898, described by the Dictionary of National Biography as "that last cavalry charge of the dying century". DNB also considers The River War a "superb" history; whilst Churchill himself more graphically called it "a tale of blood and war". This particular copy has a good military provenance: both volumes bear the contemporary armorial bookplate of wealthy Huguenot-descended businessman Henry Pigé-Leschallas (d. 1903), father of Captain Gilbert Pigé-Leschallas, of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers, who was killed in action at Gallipoli (for the blunders of which Churchill himself was largely blamed). They also have the armorial bookplates of Henry Frederick, 6th Marquess of Bath, one of the "Bright Young People" of the 1920s who went on to gain the rank of Major in the Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry, and be awarded the Bronze and Silver Star for action in the Second World War.

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        Die Welträthsel [Welträtsel]. Gemeinverständliche Studien über Monistische Philosophie. Widmungsexemplar.

      Strauß, Bonn 1899 - VIII,473 S. Orig.-Leinenband. Mit eigenhändiger, ganzseitiger Widmung Ernst Haeckels für seinen Assistenten, den Zoologen und späteren Geographen Leonhard Schultze-Jena (1872-1955): "Viele Menschen betrachten den Gewinn einer einheitlichen, auf vernünftige Natur-Erkenntniß begründeten Weltanschauung als einen unbequemen Luxus, der die Gemüthlichkeit des behaglichen Daseins stört. Für mich hingegen ist diese monistische Philosophie der zuverlässige Talisman, welcher nicht nur den Schlüssel zur Lösung der 'Welträthsel' liefert, sondern auch die kostbarste Waffe im unvermeidlichen 'Kampf um's Dasein' der Vernunft bildet. Dasselbe wünsche und hoffe ich für meine treuen Schüler und Mitkämpfer, insbesondere meinen lieben Assistenten und Reisebegleiter in Sicilien (1897), Dr. Leo Schultze. Glückauf! Jena 19. August 1900, am Vorabend der Abreise nach Insulinde. Ernst Haeckel." Ein gut erhaltenes Exemplar mit nur leichten Gebrauchsspuren. Erste Ausgabe. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Rolf Bulang]
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        The Nightless City, or the "History of the Yoshiwara Yukwaku"

      Z.P. Maruya & Co. Ltd.,, Yokohama 1899 - First edition. Octavo. Decorative gilt cloth. Very good: foxing to first few and last 3 pages, and untrimmed edges. Pages untrimmed. 441 Pages, followed by appendix. With 20 plates including 9 coloured, of which 7 magnificent folding chromolithographs, and many textual illustrations. The Japanese geisha is the ultimate erotic icon -the courtesan par excellence -and this is her definitive book. The life of the geisha is the most secret and traditional in Japan and today remains largely unchanged and unknown behind the teahouse doors. This remarkable work was the first to reveal the hidden world of the geisha of the famous Yoshiwara quarter of Tokyo, the nightless city, and it has never been surpassed. Written over a hundred years ago, it is a meticulous description of every aspect of geisha life, including the history of the geisha, life stories of famous geisha, the decoration of the teahouses, the different grades of courtesans, their costumes and hairstyles, the instruction of young girls brought to the teahouses, the art of selecting a geisha for the evening, proper conduct on the morning after, erotic practices, and charms used by geisha to attract lovers. The vibrant life of the Yoshiwara quarter is evoked with finesse, portraying the procurers and madames, the festivals and geisha processions, even the menus of the teahouses, along with such matters as forms of contracts between brothels and courtesans. Profusely illustrated with photographs, prints, and drawings, this is an essential volume for all who are fascinated by the sophisticated sensuality of the willow, the cherry blossom, and the silken kimono. From the library of Maurice Champoud, Switzerland. A very scarce book in this condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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        Traité d'anatomie humaine

      1899 - 4 forts vol. , T.I: VII, Paris, O. Doin, 1899-1901, in-4, 4 forts vol. , T.I: VII, 1000pp.; T.II: 940pp.; T.III: 664pp.; T.IV: 1104pp.;, demi-chagrin marron foncé, dos à nerfs (Rel. de l'ép.), Quatrième édition, revue, corrigée et augmentée. Très nombreuses figures en couleur dans le texte. -T.I: ostéologie, arthrologie et myologie - T.II: angéiologie, névrologie (système nerveux central) - T.III : névrologie (système nerveux périphérique), organes des sens - T.IV: Appareils de la digestion, de la respiration et de la phonation et uro-génital, embryologie. Ex-Libris M. Veluet inscrit aux dos des 4 volumes. Frottements aux niveaux, des coins, des coiffes et des charnières, légères rousseurs par endroits, passages soulignés et annotations à divers endroits du texte. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The National Gallery. 3 Volume Set

      London: Cassell & Company Ltd. VG : in very good condition. Light rubbing and edgewear. Teg. 1899, 1900. Limited Edition 178 / 1000. Half-leather hardback with red cloth boards. 320mm x 250mm (13" x 10"). x, 296pp; 304pp; 396pp. B/W plates throughout. This is a heavy set. Extra shipping charges may be requested for some overseas addresses. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        Unser Kamerun. Deutschlands älteste Kolonie. Dem Deutschen Volke in Wort und Bild gewidmet. Mit 26 Illustrationen nach neuesten photographischen Aufnahmen.

      Magdeburg, Gustav Poetzsch, 1899. - Sehr dekorativ illustrierte Original-Leinwand, quer-4°, gemustertes Vor- und Nachsatzpapier, 12 Blätter und 26 Tafeln. Einband berieben und bestoßen, Seiten nachgedunkelt und im Randbereich fingerfleckig, ansonsten gutes Exemplar, nicht nur wegen seiner Seltenheit von sammelwürdiger Erhaltung. Die Aufnahmen mit folgenden Motiven: Der kleine Kamerunberg, die Pirateninseln in der Ambas-Buch, Straße in Viktoria, Versuchsgarten in Viktoria, Rast am Baumwollbaum auf der Tour nach Buea, Station Buea im Kamerungebirge, Hafen u. Hafeneinfahrt von Kribi, Kanzlerhaus in Kamerun, Schule in Kamerun, Haus des Gouverneurs, Denkmal von Dr. Gustav Nachtigall im Gouvernementsgarten, Denkmal des Freiherrn von Granvenreuth im Gouvernementsgarten, Anlegebrücke für Seedampfer, Woermann-Faktorei am Kamerunfluß, Kirche in Bellstadt, Haus des Kings Bell, Blick vom Hause Rudolf Bell auf den Kamerunfluß, Fächerpalmen in Bellstadt, Basler Mission mit Kriche vom Kamerunfluß aus gesehen, Kirchhof der Europäer in Kamerun (Grabmal des Reichslehrers Christaller), Kasino der Unteroffiziere der Schutztruppe, Trommler- und Pfiferkops der Schutztruppe, Schwarze Soldaten, Aufziehen der schwarzen Wache in Kamerun, Fechtscene der schwarzen Soldaten in Tokotostadt und Fruchttragende Bananenstauden. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Festons und Decorative Gruppen, aus Pflanzen und Thieren Jagd-, Touristen-, und Anderen Gerathen.

      The famous Lenox China company used some of the images from this collection for giftware designs. The work was published in four editions with the first edition published in 1897. This is the third edition. GERLACH, Martin. Festons und Decorative Gruppen, aus Pflanzen und Thieren Jagd-, Touristen-, und Anderen Gerathen. A Complete Portfolio of the third edition of "Festons und Decorative Gruppen," containing the text with foreword by Dr. Richard Graul and all 141 collotype prints, (1-118, 118a, 119-140) published by Gerlach & Schenk, Vienna, Austria, 1899. 405 x 320 mm. £850

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        The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.

      8vo., finely bound by Riviere in full dark blue morocco, lettered in gilt on spine and upper board with elegant gilt leaf tool decoration, board edges and dentelles ruled in gilt, top edge gilt. Printed in red and black. Elaborate initial and border designed by Charles Ricketts. An elegant binding. Limited edition of 210 copies printed on paper. With the bookplate of Reginald Hush.

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        Sectional Land Map of Western Washington Embracing the Pacific Coast Region Puget Sound Country. Map title: "Western Washington: comprising Chehalis, Clallam, Clarke, Cowlitz..."

      St. Paul, Minn.: Northern Pacific Railway.. No date. Ca. 1899.. Black and white land map of Western Washington with coverage of areas of Western Oregon adjacent to the Columbia River. Folded map is 10 x 4 inches and opens to full size map 39 3/4 x 31 1/2 inches. The circa 1899 dating is based on mean monthly temperatures from 1890 through 1898. Map depicts several Indian reservations and the lines of the Northern Pacific, Long Beach Ilwaco, Southern Pacific lines (especially in Oregon), the Astoria and Columbia River Railroad, and others. Very good clean condition; several small breaks at folds. Verso of map offers photographs of a regional nature (Columbia River salmon, orchards, gill net fishing, logging, etc.) Also provided are brief descriptions of Washington counties, paragraphs on "How to Get Government Land" and "Advice to Settlers" plus photographic views of Portland Oregon, Tacoma, and Seattle. Short discussion of Seattle reports a population of approximately 80,000 persons, 21 public schools, 69 churches, 37 newspapers and periodicals, with ship building and marine ways as leading industries. Text reports that Portland, on the other hand, "can safely claim to be the oldest, richest and most populous city in the Pacific Northwest" with a population of 100,000 (20,000 more than Seattle). Map in very good condition, with issues noted. An important early map of a burgeoning region. Listed in six libraries, OCLC Number: 35190599 under map title: "Western Washington: comprising Chehalis, Clallam, Clarke, Cowlitz, Island, Jefferson, King, Kitsap, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, San Juan, Skagit, Skanamia, Snohomish, Thurston, Wahkiakum and Whatcom counties." .

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        Eighteen signed autograph letters

      1899 - 1900. Very Good. Eighteen letters (23 pages) written between November 1899-October 1900 to publisher Grant Richards detailing the arrangements for his novel, A Second Coming, published by Richards in 1900. Letters by Marsh are extremely rare. The letters, in Marsh's tiny, meticulous handwriting, offer a revealing and somewhat acrimonious correspondence, most often about money matters. At one point, Marsh threatens to involve his solicitors to force the payment of royalties. One of the last letters written a few months after the book was published acknowledges that the reviews thus far had been poor. Richard Marsh (1857-1915) was the pseudonym of Richard Bernard Heldmann. It is believed that Heldmann began using his pseudonym because he had been in jail for forgery. Marsh was a best selling and prolific writer at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries. He is best known for The Beetle, published the same year as Dracula and initially more popular. The subject of this correspondence, his book A Second Coming, imagines Christ returning to early 20th century London. With this work Marsh was striving for a more literary production. Most of the letters are written on embossed 5 x 8 inch stationery. Many are stamped in green "Received...Grant Richards" with the date. Three of the letters are written on small pieces of paper and one is written in pencil. The one in pencil is chipped and faded but the others are in very good condition. AUTO/030116.

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        The New Metropolis: 1600-1900 (Memorable Events of Three Centuries) -- From the Island of Mana-hat-ta to Greater New York at the Close of the Nineteenth Century

      New York: D. Appleton and Co, 1899. 3/4 leather. Very Good. ThE 1899 "Autograph Memorial Edition De Luxe", copy # 152 ("printed for Mrs. Russell Sage") of 250 copies issued. THIS COPY SIGNED AT THE LIMITATION BY ANDEW H. GREEN (1820-1903), ONE OF (IF NOT THE) KEY FIGURES IN THE GROWTH OF 19TH CENTURY NEW YORK. GREEN WAS PIVOTAL IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF CENTRAL PARK AND, INCREDIBLY, FOUNDED THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, THE NEW YORK PUBIC LIBRARY AND THE BRONX ZOO. IN FACT, RENOWNED COLUMBIA PROFESSOR (AND EDITOR OF "THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF NEW YORK CITY") KENNETH JACKSON CALLS ANDREW H. GREEN "ARGUABLY THE MOST IMPORTANT LEADER IN GOTHAM'S LONG HISTORY". A solid copy to boot, bound in the publisher's 3/4 light-brown, pebbled leather. Solid, tight and VG to VG+, with bright gilt-lettering and insignia at the panels. Very light wear along the outer hinges, light wear to the panel edges, light soiling at the preliminaries. Thick, oblong folio, one thousand engravings (a number of them in full-color and with their original printed tissue-guards). With Andrew Green's signature adorning this copy, this is a very important, even historic example.

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        Sense and Sensibility.

      London: George Allen,, 1899. With an introduction by Joseph Jacobs and illustrations by Chris Hammond. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles and elaborate decoration to spine and front board gilt, top edge gilt. Frontispiece and illustrations to text. Occasional spotting to pages, gift inscription to verso of front endpaper. A very attractive copy. Elegantly illustrated by Hammond, bound in the attractive art nouveau-style gilt decorated cloth.

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        [Bradley, Will- Fine Condition] War is Kind

      New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1899. First edition. Title-page, 22 woodcut illustrations, including 6 full-page, designed by Will Bradley. An uncommonly fine copy, with virtually no signs of wear, a special sign of this being an unworn upper margin of spine, usually the first to go on this title. Original gray paper covered boards with exquisite and famous Nouveau-style cover design in black, by Will Bradley, printed label on upper spine. Printed on thick gray rag paper with outside and bottom edges untrimmed, with legendary full-page and half-page illustrations throughout by Will Bradley, highly interpretive and expressive of Art impressions of the black drawings on the gray paper are striking and bright. Widely considered one of the pinnacles of Turn of the Century American book design. Housed in superb modern marbled paper slipcase with gray cloth spine and morocco label.

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        1899 ALICE in WONDERLAND & THROUGH the LOOKING GLASS, 2 vols.

      Mansfield and Wessels, New York 1899 - RARE FIRST EDITIONS, MANSFIELD & WESSELS -- TRUE FIRST PRINTINGS !! >>>>ONLY PRINTING, ALL BLANCHE McMANUS COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS! RARE FIRST EDITIONS, MANSFIELD & WESSELS -- RARE FIRST & ONLY PRINTINGS !! Yes, they are the ONLY PRINTING done in the Original Grey Cloth & Published by Mansfield & Wessels. The Second Printing (Edition) in 1900 was done in Mustard Cloth with Identical Illustrations on both book covers, unlike this First Set with Different Illustrations on the 2. Also, The Copyright was 1900 by Wessels only! There are a number of reasons why, including Wessels taking the Company late in 1899 & an error in the contents listing that needed clarification (Number of Color Plates in "LOOKING GLASS" Was Stated as 12 --IN ERROR! Publication was stopped after this printing, and the Company was taken over by Wessels who did publish it again in early 1900, but in the different Color Cloth, New Cover Designs, & CORRECTION of PLATE LISTING ERROR! That error was in "Through the Looking Glass" which had the specific error in which the number of Color Plates it was published with was Copyright 1899 by Mansfield & Wessels, Both in Very Good - Near Fine Condition. Mansfield & Wessels (New York) published the First Issues of Lewis Carroll's two classic tales to be fully illustrated by an artist other than Tenniel. Fortunately, they chose the incomparable Blanche McManus!! Similar Front Color Embossed Illustrations over Original Grey Cloth with Gilt Titles and yellow/blue/red characters, each title having a different character layout. __________________________________________________________________ NOTE: The question to ask when you view this and the Companion 1900 listing is this: Why were 2 Printings/Varieties, and only 2, done within 1 year of each other. That may seem silly to ask - of course publishers made many impressions of books over years. But that is not the case here. There were only these two (not counting the compendiums done later)! Other than the interpersonal complications of Wessels and McManus being Married at the time, There were two basic publication reasons: 1. The Original 1899 "Looking Glass" had a publisher's error -- specifically, the number of Color Plates it was published with was listed as 12 in the title page. But there were ONLY 10.Never any more! Dealers invariably mislabel their books as "missing" 2 Color Plates in the "Looking Glass". Now, if they view my listings, they will know the error -- an I will have given up a trade secret!! The 1899 clearly states Twelve (12); and the 1900 CORRECTS The Error, Clearly stating Ten (10)! It wasn't because they decided to remove only the so called "last two" Color Plates, and only those two, from the Second Printing. It clearly corrected the Original error that the turn-of the-century dealers and buyers must have vehemently brought to the Publisher's attention!! Their "Looking Glass" books were "missing" the last 2 Color Plates, as listed! Needless to say, in order to not lose credibility, they needed to IMMEDIATELY correct the problem. THUS THE SECOND PRINTING/EDITION/VERSION (You choose the term) was born. 2. The second problem (and I don't claim to know the reasons) was that Wessels took over the publication from Mansfield at the same time!! So what to do?? Wessels could not simply publish the same exact book with the one correction of the number of Plates in one of the two books.He did not own the Dual copyright; and, even if he could use the very same books with only a corrected Title page, Dealers and buyers might be confused by both changes - the number of Plates listed, and the Publisher's name. Thus, the Changed Cover Cloth from Gray to Dark Yellow was born! And, to further eliminate any confusion over the number 12, THEY REPLACED THE NUMBER IN THE 1900 ALICE WITH "MANY" (There are still ALL 12)! _____________________________ [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mimes des courtisanes de Lucien. Traduction littérale.

      Mercure de France 1899 - EXEMPLAIRE UNIQUE. 15 AQUARELLES ORIGINALES LIBRES. In-12 (12,5 x 19,5 cm.), relié plein maroquin rouge sous emboîtage, cinq nerfs au dos, titre, auteur, date et lieu dorés au dos, filets dorés aux contre-plats doublés de soie imprimée, gardes couleurs, reliure estampillée René Kieffer, dos et couverture conservés, tranches dorées, un des 10 exemplaires tirés sur papier Japon impérial (n°7), fleurons et roulettes en haut de page, culs-de-lampes, 15 aquarelles, soit une en début de chaque chapitre, ces aquaralles originales sont propres à cet exemplaire n°7, très libres et non signées, elles évoquent Calbet, petite coupure de presse collée au contreplat postérieur ; très légers frottements et traces d'usage, très bon état général. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pollock Memories: A Collection of Chess Games, Problems

      Printed for the author, Dublin 1899 - [6]+159+iii pages with frontispiece portrait, diagrams and index. Octavo (8 7/8" x 6") bound in original publisher's dark blue cloth with gilt stamped lettering to spine and cover and decorative knight on cover. (Betts: 29-120) First edition. Part 1: Portrait, biography and 70 games played in England, Ireland and Holland; selected annotated and illustrated by the late W E K Pollock before his death in 1896. Includes, in all, 145 games, 8 end games, and 4 problems. Part 2: A selection of games played in the United States and Canada, including his matches with Eugene Delmar, Jackson Showalter and G H D Gossip; end games, problems and items of interest from the British Chess Magazine and the Dublin Evening Mail, connected with the chess career of Pollock. Condition: Corners bumped, spine ends and corners rubbed, some staining to cover. Over all about a very good copy issued with jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Bulletin Hispanique. Tomes 1-68, 1899-1966, en 68 volumes. Fondé en 1898-1899 par G. Cirot, E. Mérimée, A. Morel-Fatio, P. Paris, G. Radet.

      Swets & Zeitlinger N.V. - Amsterdam / Annales de la Faculté des Lettres de Bordeaux Tome - 1899-1966, Réimprimé par Swets & Zeitlinger (1970) avec le consentement des propriétaires. Toil. Tres bon état.

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        A Floral Fantasy In An Old English Garden, set forth in verses and coloured design by Walter Crane

      London: Harper & Brothers. Fair in Very Good dust jacket. 1899. First Edition. Cloth. Color-blocked cloth boards, green top-stain, color-illustrated endpapers, in the publisher's printed pale-green dust-wrapper; pp. [4] (half-title and two-page title page), 5-46 (plates), [2] (colophon); "Gutta percha" binding has failed, as usual, with all the french-fold sheets loose, but collates complete. Boards soiled, foxed, and rubbed, spine tips darkened; jacket with light chipping at the spine tips and corners, several closed tears, but attractive still, and scarce .

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        Indian Tales (Oriental Edition)

      New York: Dodge Publishing Co.. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. c1899. Cloth. Publisher's red cloth decorated and titled in black, beige and gilt, top edges gilt, in publisher's printed paper dust-wrapper and matching printed paper-covered slipcase slipcase; Book is bright and fresh, though the frontis and its tissue guard have come loose from the binding and are loosely laid in; bookseller ticket on the rear board. The unpriced jacket has a faded spine and small chips out at the edges and corners, and the box, though still bright, is worn and rubbed with tape repairs to the interior. Overall a bright and attractive set; A bright reprint of the 1899 one-volume collection of INDIAN TALES issued by Caldwell (Richards E1-1 and Livingston p. 62) .

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        After Big Game in Central Africa


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        Griechischer Silbereinband um 1900. Enthalt: Theion kai ieron Evangellion.

      Athen, 1899.. 38 x 29 cm. Getriebener Silbereinband mit 1 (von 2) Schließen. Vorderseite ovales Medaillon mit Kreuzigungsdarstellung; in den Ecken Heilige mit Schriftbändern. Rückdeckel: Auferstehung und die vier Evangelisten. Fein getriebene und ziselierte Arbeit im Barockstil, mit Punze von I. A. Nikitopolous, Athen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        The Story of the Malakand Field Force: An Episode of Frontier War


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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. - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Ltd, PBFA, ABA, ILAB]
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        Catherine Morland

      First edition, on current paper, the French translation by Felix Fénéon he was shot in Holland paper than 10 leading copies.Rare autograph signed Felix Fénéon his friend Romain fineus. Editions de la Revue Blanche Paris 1899 12x19cm broché

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        An Ideal Husband.

      London: Leonard Smithers and Co, 1899. First edition, signed limited edition. Octavo, original lavender publisher's cloth. One of 100 large paper copies signed by Oscar Wilde. In very good condition with some light rubbing and darkening. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Wilde's play premiered in January 1895 to an audience that included the Prince of Wales, and was an immediate success. Together with The Importance of Being Earnest, An Ideal Husband is often considered Wilde's dramatic masterpiece. After Earnest, it is his most popularly produced play. It has been adapted to film several times, first in 1935, most recently in 1999 starring Julianne Moore, Minnie Driver, Cate Blanchett and Rupert Everett. Mason 385.

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        Kabinettphotographie mit eigenh. U. („Lew. Wallace").

      [New York, 1899]. - Montagereste auf der Rückseite. Selten. Brustbild leicht nach links gedreht. Photographie: Sarony in New York.

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        The Novels and Other Works of Lyof N. Tolstoi (Complete 22 Volume Set)

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1899. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Complete in 22 volumes. First edition, first issue. (All title pages except last two volumes are dated 1899. Later volumes were issued sequentially and the latter two were probably first issued later in 1900 as per their title page dates.) Purplish-blue cloth with ornate gilt designs, gilt topstains. Tissue-guarded frontispiece in each volume. Near Fine condition. Uniform light sunning to spines, occasional light rubbing/scratching to back cloth. Gilt strong, clean text, tissue-guards intact. Snag to head of vol. #1 and crease to title page, small tear to head cloth of #3. A handsome set of Tolstoy in English translation, including War and Peace, Anna Karenina, Ivan Illyitch, Kingdom of God etc.

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        Deutsch-Süd-West-Afrika. Plaudereien nach eigenen Erfahrungen.

      Oranienbaum, Buchdruckerei Oranienbaum, 1899. - Original-Kartoneinband, 8°, 56 Seiten. Mit s/w-Stichen. Einband und Rücken stärker berieben, Rücken etwas beschädigt, Vorderdeckel mit Knickspuren, Seiten gering angebräunt, insgesamt sehr ordentliches, sauberes Exemplar. Inhalt: Eine Löwenjagd. Missions-Geschichten. Durch's Namaland. Ein Leopardenfang. Saluta's Hochzeit. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Grundlagen der Geometrie. Pp. 1-92 in: Festschrift zur Feier der Enthüllung des Gauss-Weber-Denkmals in Göttingen, I Theil.

      Leipzig: B. G. Teubner, 1899. - Entire volume offered. 112 pp; 50 figs. Contemporary 3/4-cloth and marbled boards. Ink stamp on title page, else Very Good. 'There is hardly one result of his Grundlagen der Geometrie which would not have been discovered in the course of time if Hilbert had not written this book. But what matters is that one man alone wrote this book, and that it is a fine book. Grundlagen der Geometrie, published in 1899, reached its ninth edition in 1962. This means that it is still being read, and obviously by more people than read Hilbert's other work. It has gradually been modernized, but few readers realize that foundations of geometry as a field has developed more rapidly than Grundlagen der Geometrie as a sequence of reeditions and that Hilbert's book is now a historical document rather than a basis of modern research or teaching' (D.S.B. VI: 390). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ted Kottler, Bookseller]
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        [Le Roi Candaule, Drame in Trois Actes]


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        [Crane, Walter] The Triplets, Comprising The Baby's Opera, The Baby's Bouquet, and the Baby's Own Aesop

      London: George Routledge & Sons, 1899. First edition. Large, squarish folio size. 192pp. Original quarter vellum spine, light rose wove cloth, lightly marbled endpapers. TEG, others untrimmed. Copy #97 out of 750 copes. Illustrated with dozens of exquisite color illustrations by Walter Crane representing the three works originally published in 1877-1887. A new preface was written by Crane for this edition and new illustrations on the preface and title pages. Engraved by Edmund Evans. This is a very fine copy, astonishingly clean and bright with virtually no signs of wear, by far the best copy we have ever seen of this hefty book.

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        Le système nerveux central - 2 volumes : structure et fonctions ; Histoire critique des théories et des doctrines.

      Paris ; Carré et Naud, 1899 - 1863 p. in total ; ill. Acceptable. Ex-library with usual library markings. Covers worn, hinges damaged. Flyleaf of vol. 2 loosened. Pages darkened, but clean and without markings. Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 4800 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Zarathrustra-Commentar. Band 1-4 vollständig.

      Haessel Leipzig 1899 ( Erscheinungszeitraum 1899 - 1901 ) Mit einem Porträtfrontispiz, 224 Seiten; 174 Seiten, 1 Blatt; 196 Seiten, 1 Blatt; 329 Seiten, 3 n.n. Blätter. Jeweils in goldgeprägtem roten Oln mit marmoriertem Buchschnitt, 8° ( 20 x 13,5 cm ). Einbände teils gering berieben, teils gering fleckig. Innen wenige Seiten gering stockfleckig. Insgesamt von guter Erhaltung - sehr selten - Zusammen 4 Bände. ( Gesamtgewicht ca 1400 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Zarathrustra, Kommentar, Naumann, Gustav Naumann, Google, Zarathrustrakommentar, Nietzsche

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      Paris ) 1899 - (27 x 37,5 cm). 28 Bll. Mit 54 montierten Original-Albumin-Photographien. Leinwandband der Zeit. Seltenes Musterbuch mit montierten Original-Photographien von ausgeführten Arbeiten und Produkten. - Die auf Bronzeguss spezialisierte Firma stellte u.a. Zubehör für Kamine (verzierte Gitter, Aufsätze, Bestecke etc.) und Vorhangstangen her. Sie wurde auf den Weltausstellungen von 1855, 1867 und 1878 jeweils mit einer Medaille ausgezeichnet. - Vorsatz gestempelt. Stellenweise etwas stockfleckig bzw. angestaubt. Einband etwas bestoßen. Rücken nachgebunden, sonst gut erhalten

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        Gedichte von Hedwig von Savigny,Ordensfrau vom hl. Herzen Jesu mit einem Abriß ihres Lebens.

      Druck von Peter Kreuer Frankfurt a. M. 1899 Leinen Seiten 99 Format 11*15 altersbedingt sehr guter Zustand im Vorblatt handschriftliche Widmung mit Signierung von einem Mitglied der Savigny-Familie Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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