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        Sheets of The River War, volume I, with Churchill's corrections on 17 pages.

      London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1899 - Octavo. Loose sheets in recent blue full morocco, plush-lined box, title gilt to the spine. Half-title somewhat soiled and browned, last leaf with some marginal splits, no loss of text, and soiling verso, but otherwise just light toning and some marginal finger-soiling and chipping throughout, overall very good. Unbound pre-publication sheets of Churchill's second book, with his holograph corrections, some quite extensive, to 17 pages. Working papers from the early part of Churchill's writing career are exceedingly uncommon. Just one minor correction marked here seems to have been adopted in the published version, but a number were taken up in the single-volume edition published in 1902. Churchill's tendency to rewrite, revise, amend, and generally to tinker with his work right down to the wire, and often beyond - "an indefatigable reviser" (Woods) - was the source of great frustration, and expense, to his publishers throughout his career. "Revise would follow revise, eventually to become a 'Final Revise'; this title, however, rarely fulfilled its promise. More often than not 'Overtake Corrections' then began to arrive, sometimes even after the presses had started running" (Woods, Artillery of Words, p.156). Here Churchill has marked up an unsewn set of the sheets to the first volume, and it seems unlikely that this was in preparation for the single-volume edition as a number of his emendations actually represent expansions of the text. Of particular interest are those made in chapter III, "The Fate of the Envoy", pp. 100–04 , which include a note of the source for his dramatic description of the death of Gordon; "I received this account in Feb. from a man I sent up to Khartoum from the steamer I was on about Feb. 10th, & have it now at home". A highly desirable document of the writing of Churchill's "superb" history (DNB) of the war in the Sudan and of his involvement in it. Cohen A2.1.b: Woods A2(a) [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        LA COREE ET LES MISSIONNARIRES FRANCAIS.

      AN EARLY FRENCH MISSIONARY RESOURCE ON KOREA AND MISSIONS Tours [1899? - , Mame]. 3/4 Orange speckled cloth, over marbledboards, 368p., profusely illustrated with many full & textplates, very clean and solid copy, French text, with intro-introduction by Chasles Dallet. FIRST & ONLY RARE EDITION Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Testimony of the Sonnets as to the Authorship of the Shakespearean Plays and Poems

      New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons / The Knickerbocker Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1899. First Edition. Cloth. Original maroon cloth, titles in gilt on upper board and spine, t.e.g., in the publisher's printed paper dust-wrapper; pp. [2], vi, 100. Tiny bit of rubbing to the edges, minor offsetting from the jacket to the endpages, else a fine bright copy; jacket with chipping at the spine tips and corners, spine slightly toned and rubbed. A nice copy .

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        TIME AND I, OR LOOKING FORWARD

      [San Juan, 1899. Original illustrated wrappers printed in green and red. Spine partially perished, wrappers noticeably soiled, some chipping. Light scattered foxing, minor mildewing to bottom edge, minor chipping to gutter at bottom edge of first few and last few leaves, last few leaves of advertisements partially detached. Still, a good copy. In a modern cloth box, red label. Presentation copy of this rare West Indian book by a major contributor to the early cultural development of the region and a significant African-American author. Inscribed by Sexto on the recto of his portrait plate: "St. Thomas 25/1/24 Honorable Mr. A.G. Brown V.I. Commissioner When you read this work please think of me at my best the Author Adolph Sixto." Sixto was born on the small island of Vieques, just to the east of Puerto Rico and administratively part of it, in 1858. He spent most of his adult life in the neighboring island of St. Thomas, part of the Danish West Indies until 1917 (Puerto Rico was taken over by the U.S. in the Spanish-American War in 1898). Sixto established the first repertory theatre on St. Thomas, as well as being the founder of the Carnival in 1912. He remained a prominent citizen until his death in 1930. This book is in the form of a history of St. Thomas, but is actually Sixto's argument for socialism in the governing of the island. His narrative is both a promotion the interests of the island and a development of his political and cultural and cultural theories. It is interspersed with many first-person observations on administration and political organization, agricultural and industrial activities, geography, and culture. The plates include a photographic portrait of Sixto, a photographic view of the harbor of St. Thomas, an illustrated view of the Soap and Match Factory, and more. The last section is essentially an early business directory of St. Thomas, with numerous listings for photographers, general merchants, cigar dealers, Riise rum and other liquor dealers, insurance agents, and many others. OCLC locates only four copies: New York Public Library, Harvard, and two at Tulane.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        TIDSSKRIFT FOR KUNSTINDUSTRI

      Kjøbenhavn: G.E.C. Gad, 1899. contemporary half parchment, red leather spine labels, all edges stained red. 4to. contemporary half parchment, red leather spine labels, all edges stained red. Thousands of pages. 15 volumes bound in 5. Complete run of this periodical devoted to the decorative arts. Each volume is profusely illustrated. A study of the arts throughout the world but concentrating on the Scandinavian countries. Includes chapters on bookbindings. Text in Danish. Parchment spine of the fifth volume is damaged.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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        Map of Lands Belonging to the Forest Preserve situated in the Counties of Delaware Greene Sullivan and Ulster. Compiled from the Official Maps and Field Notes on file in the State Departments at Albany, N.Y. By authority of the Fisheries, Game & Forest Commission

      Wynkoop Hallenback Crawford Co. State Printers 1899 - 1 colored map on 2 joined sheets (102 x 121 cm.). Issued in portfolio (9 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches) with cover title: Map of the Catskill Preserve. Engraved by J.Y. McClintock and W.L. Lawton. Over four feet if joined (scale is 1 inch to 2 miles). Shows patents, lots, names of landowners, and town boundaries subdivided into tracts. Shows street names and railroads. Compiled from "Official Maps and Field Notes on file in the State Departments at Albany, N.Y. by Authority of the Fisheries, Game, and Forest Commission." The first meeting of the Forest Preserve Commission was held on September 23, 1885, and a tabulation of the state ownership did not exist yet; in 1892 the State provided $250 the Forest Commission "for completing the public path leading to the summit of Slide mountain, Ulster County, included within the preserve." and in a 1893 budget bill (Chapter 726) the State provided $1,000, "For the expenses of examination of title and survey of lands owned by the state on Slide Mountain in Ulster County and other parts of the Catskills." which lead to the creation of this first map of the Catskill Forest Preserve. Quite detailed and in remarkably good condition. Maps very good, with small splits at corner folds, colors bright, in very good portfolio with small soiled spot on front and some sunning to spine. Cloth with gilt titles, stamped in blind, string tied [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kaaterskill Books]
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        The River War

      Published by Longmans, Green and Co. in 1899. This First Edition comes in 2 Volumes, with 19 folding maps, 10 in volume 1 and 9 in volume 2. This historical study is in Fine condition, with the only flaws being some minor bumpin to the corners and spine ends of both volumes, some slight rubbing to the boards and a slight loosening to the spine of the second volume. There is a small amount of ageing and spotting to the uncut pages, particularly at the front of each volume, with later pages being clean and clear but in all this is a lovely copy with its original dark blue boards and gold gilt lettering to each volume. An important addition to any literary collection.

      [Bookseller: Everlasting Editions]
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        THE WONDERFUL HISTORY OF VIRGILIUS THE SORCERER OF ROME. Englished for the First Time.

      London: David Nutt in the Strand., 18993.. First Edition, First Printing. Original Wraps. Fine. First Edition. Small octavo, original light brown wrappers titled in black and red, sewn. 78 pp. Black & white frontispiece by Aubrey Beardsley, with tissue guard. Issued as Medieval Legends No. II. A fine copy in wrappers. Rare. ¶ Actually published January, 1894. Beardsley's frontispiece is said to have been placed only in a large paper edition limited to 100 copies. However, the publisher's advertisement (in THE BOOKMAN, December, 1893) speaks not of large and small paper issues, but of a single edition, "16mo., red and black wrapper. 1s." of which "500 copies will be issued with a frontispiece by Aubrey Beardsley, price 3s 6d." for which "Immediate applications should be made...." The anonymous translation is by Mary Leighton. Lasner, A Selective Checklist of the Published Work of Aubrey Beardsley (1995), item 55.

      [Bookseller: Thompson Rare Books]
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        Portrait des Komponisten Glasunov /Glazunov. Lithography portrait of Glasunov/Glazunov by Serov.

      1899 - 1899. 50 x 32.5 cm. Lithographie, im Stein von Serov und Glasunov signiert. Sehr gut erhalten unter Passepartout. Sehr seltene Original-Lithographie. Provenienz: süddeutsche Sammlung, vor mehr als 30 Jahren erworben. Aus einer Reihe von Lithographien, die der Kunstzeitschrift Mir Iskusstva beigefügt waren. Valentin Aleksandrovic Serov (1865-1911) war Sohn des Komponisten Alexander Nikolajevich Serov, Schüler der Petersburger Akademie bei Repin und Tschistjakow und zählt zu den besten Vetretern der russischen Porträtkunst. Seine Porträts von Schriftstellern Künstlern und Musikern sind heute in der Tretjakow Galerie in Moskau ausgestellt. (Leskow, Lewitan, Rimski Korsakov. ). siehe wikipaintings Sprache: Russisch Sehr gut erhalten unter Passepartout. Lithographie, im Stein von Serov und Glasunov signiert. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat J.J. Heckenhauer e.K.]
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        Tour D'Asie Vol. 2: L' Empire Du Milieu, Le

      White Lotus, Paris 1899 - Tour D'Asie Vol. 2: L' Empire Du Milieu, Le [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Hole in the Wall

      Boston: Little, Brown. Near Fine in Good dust jacket. 1899. Cloth. Bright yellow cloth stamped in black and green, titles in gilt, in the original printed paper dust-wrapper; pp. [2], 64, [2] (ads), plus frontis and three plates. Binding designed by Amy M. Sacker, with her monogram at the lower left corner of both binding and jacket. Spine tips and corners rubbed, 1901 gift inscription to the ffep, else fine, bright, and sharp; jacket with chips out at the corners and larger chunks out at the spine tips, spine somewhat sunned, but still quite attractive; First separate edition, one of eleven separately published stories printed (in this series) between 1899 and 1904. BAL 225 .

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        Marjorie's Three Gifts

      Boston: Little, Brown. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1899. Cloth. Publisher's green cloth illustrated, decorated, and titled in yellow, black, and bright gilt, in publisher's matching printed dust-wrapper; pp. [2], 41, [2] (ads) plus frontis and 3 plates. Touch of rubbing to the spine tips and corners, 1902 gift inscription on the ffep, else fine, bright, sharp; jacket with chipping at the spine tips and corners, rear panel creased and with 2 short tails, spine creased and with a pencil-eraser-sized puncture near the tail, not affecting text; First separate edition, the second of the eleven separately published stories printed (in this series) between 1899 and 1904. Originally included in "My Girls" (1878). BAL 226 .

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        TWO WOMEN IN THE KLONDIKE. THE STORY OF A JOURNEY TO THE GOLD-FIELDS OF ALASKA

      G. P. Putnam's Sons, 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Fort comme la mort EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Le livre, 1899. Fine. Le livre, Paris 1899, 12x18,5cm, relié. - 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. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] 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 ».

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        Eigenh. Schriftstück und eh. Brief mit U.

      Lund, 22. V. 1899. - 22. Mai 1899. (1+1=) 2 SS. Folio und kl.-4to. In Schwedisch. Bei dem vorliegenden Schriftstück handelt es sich um eine 29 Punkte umfassende Liste mit Antworten auf Fragen zu seiner Person, die ihm auf einem (im Original beiliegenden) Fragebogen von dem schwedischen Schriftsteller und Kunstkritiker Georg Brochner vorgelegt worden waren. Auf die Frage nach seinem hauptsächlichen Charakterzug etwa antwortet Strindberg mit „diese seltsame Mischung von tiefster Melancholie und abscheulichem Leichtsinn" (Übersetzung); der Wesenszug, den er bei Männern bewundere, sei „das Fehlen von Niedertracht" und bei Frauen die „Mütterlichkeit"; seine Lieblingsbeschäftigung sei „das Schreiben von Dramen", und er hoffe, „ein allzeit aufgeführter Dramatiker zu sein". Die Bücher, die ihm am meisten bedeuteten, seien die „Bibel; Chateaubriand: Genie de Christianisme; Swedenborg: Arcana coelestica; V. Hugo: Les Miserables; Dickens: Little Dorrit; Andersens Märchen; Bernardin de St. Pierre: Harmonies"; seine Lieblingsbilder seien von „Th. Rousseau: Paysages Intimes; Böcklin: Toteninsel"; seine Lieblingsmusikwerke „Beethovens Sonaten". Er bewundere „Charles Dickens", „Turner", „Heinrich IV. von Frankreich und Bernhard von Clairvaux" sowie „Elisabeth von Thüringen und Margarete von der Provence". Seine Leibspeisen seien „Bier und Fischgerichte", seine Lieblingjahreszeit der „Hochsommer nach warmem Regen", und er lebe nach dem Wahlspruch „Speravit Infestis" von Horaz. – In dem Brief an Georg Brochner berichtet Strindberg von seinem Drama „Nach Damaskus", dessen erster und zweiter Teil ein Jahr zuvor erschienen waren: „[.] Anbei die gewünschten Verbesserungen; leider mit einigen Hinzufügungen. Das Stück, dessen Aufführung ich mir am meisten wünsche ist Damaskus, weil es neu ist[.]". – Das Schriftstück leicht gebräunt mit winzigen Randläsuren, der Brief am Oberrand montiert.

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        An Ideal Husband (by The Author of Lady Windermere's Fan)

      Leonard Smithers 1899 - First edition. One of 1000 copies. Octavo. Original mauve cloth boards with gilt stamped designs (by Charles Shannon), spine lettering gilt. pp. [xvi], 213, [1], 4to, 213 pp. Bright covers but with some sunning and dust soiling to spine, with minimal fraying at the bottom of spine, and corners slightly rubbed, otherwise very good. Endpapers browned, but otherwise internally clean and tight. Charming aesthetic bookplate of contemporary science fiction writer George Sidney Paternoster on inside front cover; the book’s first seller (or perhaps publisher) has written ‘published @ 7/6 net’ opposite the half title. Very good copy. Housed in acetate cover. Please contact dealer for more photographs and should you wish to arrange insured/special delivery for this item. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sunflower Books]
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        Catalogue of Books Contained in the Lockhart Library and in the General Library of the London Missionary Society

      London, England: London Missionary Society, 1899. An English language publication, with ancillary material in Chinese. Presumed first [and only?] printing of the first edition, 1899. Author's Introductory dated December 1899. Printed and presumed bound in Hertford, England by Stephen Austin and Sons. NOT ex-library. Contemporary medium brown buckram binding, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the front board and to the spine. Impressively clean and well-preserved binding. Gently bumped spine head, moderately bumped spine tail with small chip, and with moderately bumped and lightly abraded corners. 1 inch superficial vertical crack along the gutter of the front board, not at all threatening the integrity of the binding and merely a minor cosmetic issue. Text block firmly bound in. 10.75 x 7.25 inches. Black paper pastedowns and FEPs. Title page with pencil inscription of previous owner in neat hand, "David Chamberlin, London Missionary Socy, Livingstone House, Westminister." With 320 numbered pages of text consisting of: Part I, Lockhart Library, books relating chiefly to China and the Far East, in European and Oriental Languages; Part II, Lockhart Library, Chinese printed books, with a few Japanese works and reprints; Part III, General Library, European and Oriental books related to foreign missionary spheres, subjects and operations, other than in China and the Far East. Light to moderate foxing to the preliminaries and several internal pages. Very faint age-yellowing around the page edges, trivial. Else a very clean copy. Gently read. A Very Good Minus copy. Very rare. A bibliographic goldmine for sinologists and scholars in related disciplines. An interesting association copy. David Chamberlin was affiliated with the London Missionary Society for at least 40 years and his responsibilities at L.M.S. included working as Managing Editor. "Look it up in Chamberlin" was long the rule where any problem of L.M.S. history arose in Livingstone House.. First Edition. Buckram. Very Good Minus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Association Copy.

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        Book of the Dead Facsimiles of the Papyri of Hunefer, Anhai, Kerasher and Netchemet with Supplementary text from the papyrus of Nu, with transcripts, translations, etc

      London: Sold at the British Museum, 1899. Large folio. Book measures 23 3/4 x 15 3/4 inches. Collation, xi,[1],64pp, text, 16 double page coloured plates, 4 single page coloured plates, 78 single pages black & white plates. Bound in modern half calf, calf corners, cloth boards. Binding has some very minor wear. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, blank page opposite title pullling on inner joint, some occasional finger marks, a few page of text nicked on edges. Pages and plates in very good clean condition. A very nice clean copy, in a very good solid binding. . Very Good. Large Folio.

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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        Jean Calvin. Les hommes et les choses de son temps. Tome Premier: La jeunesse de Calvin. Ouvrage orné de la reproduction de 157 estampes anciennes, autographes, etc. et de 113 dessins orginaux par H. Armand-Delille. Tome Second: Les premiers essais. Ouvrage orné de la reproduction de 75 estampes anciennes, autographes, etc. et de 75 dessins orginaux par H. Armand-Delille. Tome Troisième: La ville, la maison et la rue de Calvin. Ouvrage orné de la reproduction de 99 estampes anciennes, autographes, etc. et de 124 dessins orginaux par H. Armand-Delille. Tome Quatrième: La pensée religieuse de Calvin. Ouvrage orné d'un portrait. Tome Cinquième: La pensée ecclésiastique et la pensée politique de Calvin. Tome Sixième: La lutte. Tome Septième et

      Lausanne, Georges Bridel & Cie (Vol.6/7: Neuilly-sur-Seine, La Cause) 1899/1902/1905/1910/1917/1926/1927/1909 - 8 delen, (IX) 634, (XII) 815, (IX) 722, (VIII) 485, (VIII) 712, 585, 581, (VII) 279 p. Opnieuw gebonden half Kunstleer, Folio (Complete set van dit standaardwerk over het leven van Calvijn inclusief het weinig voorkomende 8e deel: "Iconographie Calvinienne". Fraaie set)

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        Mir zur Feier.

      Berlin Meyer 1899 - 1. Auflage. 8° 119 S. Privater Seideneinband mit silbergepr. Autorennamen. (Einband berieben und etw. gefleddert, Titelseite fehlt, Buchblock sauber). Wilpert/G. 9. Die sehr seltene erste Ausgabe mit dem wunderbaren Buchschmuck von Heinrich Vogeler. Innenseite [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dir. Gedichte.

      1899. Insel, Leipzig, 1. Ausgabe. 1899 - Sarkowski 1842. Vorsatz, Vortitel, Titel, Rahmen und Vignetten von H. Vogeler. OHalbpergament, 64 ungez. S. Titelauflage im Insel-Verlag. Mit einem Exlibris von Reichsritter Wunschheim von Lilienthal. Sehr gut.,

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        The National Gallery. 3 Volume Set

      London Cassell & Company Ltd 1899, 1900. VG : in very good condition. Light rubbing and edgewear. Teg 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.

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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! Book Language/s: fr [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        THE YELLOW WALL PAPER

      Boston: Small, Maynard & Company,. 1899. original yellow decorated boards, printed in orange and black, top edge stained orange, other edges untrimmed.. Boards lightly worn at corner tips, spine panel rubbed, a very good. copy of a scarce, fragile book. (#130720). First edition. Inscribed by Gilman on the front free endpaper: "With regards of the / author / Charlotte Perkins Gilman / Being a warning to those / who have the care of neurasthenics." Classic short story of psychological terror, first published in the NEW ENGLAND MAGAZINE, January 1892. The story of a discontented Victorian wife and mother who weaves a fantasy of repressed creative longing and sexuality out of the patterns on the wall paper. This story of a woman's mental breakdown, "wrenched out of Gilman's own life ... is a small literary masterpiece." - Elaine Hedges. "Classic short story ..." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 2-34. "... one of the most reprinted of all psychological horror stories ... This feminist horror tale is Gilman's only work in the genre, but it is enough to ensure her an important place in its history." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 171. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, "key stories and books," p. 202. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1529 (citing a later printing). Bleiler (1978), p. 82. Reginald 23978 (citing a later edition). Wright (III) 2177.

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        Das Fidele Haus - Humoristisches Familienblatt. Nr. 1-52.,

      Berlin, Die Lustigen Blätter (Dr. Eysler & Co.), 1899 - Jahrgang 1899. Es fehlen die Nr. 3, 6, 8, 9, 15, 19, 31, 36. Halbleineneinband mit dreiseitigem Marmorschnitt. Gutes u. seltenes Exemplar. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1550 [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 ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A QUEEN OF ATLANTIS: A ROMANCE OF THE CARIBBEAN SEA .

      London: Hutchinson & Co., 1899 - Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-391 [392: blank], eight inserted plates with illustrations by D. Murray Smith, original pictorial black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, all edges trimmed. First edition, second issue with cancel title leaf dated 1899, variant with edges trimmed. Prequel to THE DEVIL-TREE OF EL DORADO (1896). Lost race novel chronicling the adventures of the near-immortal Monella. "A wonderful tale of the mythical continent, told with outstanding imaginative ingenuity." - Stuart Teitler, Kaleidoscope Books, Eureka! (Berkeley 1975), catalogue 29. "Much the best of the Atkins adventures, with an imaginative sweep that causes one to forget momentarily the plot and character cliches." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 93. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 1-5 and (1995) 1-5. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 029. Eichner, Atlantean Chronicles, pp. 137-38. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 25 and A Spectrum of Fantasy, Volume II, p. 132. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 35. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 75. The Stuart Teitler Collection of Lost Race Fiction, p. 8. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 12. Reginald 00625. Some age-darkening and foxing to endpapers, one plate a little loose, a near fine, bright copy. A nice copy of a handsome book. (#148799) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        PLANETENFEUER. EIN ZUKUNFTSROMAN

      Stuttgart: J. G. Cotta'sche Buchhandlung Nachfolger,. 1899. original yellow wrappers printed in black.. Professionally rebound in boards with front and rear covers. preserved, a fine copy. (#133034). First edition. PLANETENFEUER is a somewhat decadent socialist utopia in the year 1999, featuring a seven-hour work day and liberated but lonely women. In the second part of the novel, two planets collide, causing a catastrophe in which many people die, though humanity survives. According to Sapra, PLANETENFEUER expresses a pessimistic mood, which is very rare in the Zukunftsroman of its era (Lexicon, pp. 112-113). PLANETENFEUER is one of the five novels analyzed in depth in William S. Lewis, Catastrophist/Eschatological Motifs in German Speculative Fiction, 1895- 1925. Kretzmann, The Pre-War German Utopian Novel (1890-1914), Ph.D. diss., Brown University, May, 1936, p. 212. Bloch (2002) 1404. Nagl, p. 247.

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        Sport in East Central Africa: Being an Account of Hunting Trips in Portuguese and Other Districts of East Central Africa.

      London, Rowland Ward, 1899, - in-4to, XVI + 340 p. + 4 ill. plates, some foxing, small stamp on first free fly leaf ?Guggisberg?, engraved ex-libris ?Sir William A.H. Bals Bart (with devise: ?basis virtutum constantia?, very small binders name stamped on inside of first fly, Half-Leather bound, large corners. Fine copy First edition. An elusive Rowland Ward publication, this title continues Kirby's big game hunting adventures in the neighbourhood of the Zambesi and Shire Rivers. He bagged kudu, leopard, eland, and buffalo while also shooting hippo and crocodiles. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Czech p. 89. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        History of Stavropegic first class Solovetsky Monastery].

      Evdokimov Skt. Peterburg 1899 - Large 8vo (30 x 23 cm). VIII, 225, [2] pp., with 27 photogravures and 2 folding plans loosely inserted. Publisher's maroon cloth with gilt lettering to upper cover; rubbed, corners bumped. Detailed chronological account of this ancient monastery from its founding in 1430s until the end of XIX century. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Josephine, Imperitrice et Reine

      Goupil et Cie, Paris - 1899. One of 1200 copies on special paper. With 42 illustrations including a fine color frontispiece and 33 other full-page views and portraits. Folio full forest green straight-grain morocco by Durvand. Spine with raised bands and Napoleonic devices in compartments. Covers with elaborate gilt borders and with a central Napoleonic shield. Gilt-decorated turn-ins; top edges gilt; others uncut. Very light flaking to the outer joints, else a fine copy of an elegant presentation. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The River War, An Historical Account of the Reconquest of the Soudan

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1899. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. This is an exceptional, finely bound first edition, first printing set of Churchill's second published work. Published in two massive volumes in 1899, the first edition of this book is compelling in every respect. First, of course, is the inherent merit of the work itself. The text is arresting, insightful, powerfully descriptive, and of enduring relevance. Mohammed Ahmed was a messianic Islamic leader in central and northern Sudan in the final decades of the 19th century. In 1883 the Mahdists overwhelmed the Egyptian army of British commander William Hicks, and Great Britain ordered the withdrawal of all Egyptian troops and officials from the Sudan. In 1885, General Gordon famously lost his life in a doomed defense of the capitol, Khartoum, where he had been sent to lead evacuation of Egyptian forces. Though the Mahdi died in 1895, his theocracy continued until 1898, when General Kitchener reoccupied the Sudan. With Kitchener was a very young Winston Churchill, who would participate in the battle of Omdurman in September 1898, where the Mahdist forces were decisively defeated. In this book about the British campaign in the Sudan, Churchill - a young officer in a colonial British army - is unusually sympathetic to the Mahdist forces and critical of Imperial cynicism and cruelty. This work offers us the candid perspective of the future great man of the 20th century from the distinctly 19th century battlefields where Churchill learned to write and earned his early fame. Here is a chief architect of the Second World War involved in what has been called the last "genuine" cavalry charge of the British army. In addition to being a compelling piece of writing, the first edition of The River War is also beautiful, rare, and bibliographically important. Each of the two large volumes is printed on heavy paper with a profusion of illustrations, maps, and plans. From a collector's standpoint it is scarce. There were only 2,000 copies of this first edition, first printing. Moreover, this is one of the few Churchill books for which there was no concurrent U.S. first edition. Bibliographically it is notable that the first edition is the only unabridged edition to this day. This first edition, first printing set is in fine condition, notable for both exceptional contents and a high quality fine binding. We typically see fine rebindings of contents that show flaws and wear. This set features contents that are strikingly bright and clean for the edition. We note virtually none of the typical spotting and no previous ownership marks. Even the fore and bottom edges remain remarkably bright. The contents retain all of the extensive illustrations, maps, and plans, as well as the frontispieces and tissue guards. Searching the nearly pristine contents for flaws, we note only a neat repair to the Volume II folding map at p. 154. The binding is three quarter navy morocco over marbled paper boards and features raised spine bands, gilt rule compartments, head and foot bands, gilt top edge, and marbled endpapers. The binding is in fine condition, with no fading or soiling and virtually no wear. A spectacular set, as lovely without as within. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A2.1.b, Woods/ICS A2(a.1), Langworth p.29

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        Manuscrit autographe signé / « Prologo Poesia – Evaristo Carriego »

      - Jorge-Luis Borges (1899-1986). Écrivain argentin. Manuscrit autographe signé en espagnol, « Prologo Poesia – Evaristo Carriego », (Buenos-Aires), (Novembre 1950), 1 page in-folio (30 x 22 cm), ratures et corrections. Très beau texte écrit par Borges pour une édition complète de l’œuvre d’Evaristo Carriego. « Il m’est arrivé de me demander si toute vie humaine, aussi complexe et remplie qu’elle soit, ne dépend pas en réalité d’un seul instant : l’instant où l’homme prend conscience une fois pour toutes de ce qu’il est ». Voici la traduction présentée dans les Œuvres complètes de Borges (La Pléïade, tome I, p. 172-173). Notre manuscrit présente quelques variantes : « Nous ne voyons plus aujourd’hui Carriego qu’en fonction du faubourg et nous avons tous tendance à oublier qu’il est lui-même (comme le marlou, la cousette ou le gringo) un personnage de Carriego, tout comme le faubourg où nous l’imaginons est une projection presque fictive de son œuvre. Wilde soutenait que le Japon – les images que ce mot suscite – avait été inventé par Hokusaï ; dans le cas d’Evaristo Carriego, nous devons postuler une action réciproque : le faubourg a créé Carriego qui l’a recrée à son tour. Le faubourg réel et celui de Trejo et des milongas mêlent en lui leurs influences ; Carriego nous impose sa vision du faubourg et cette vision modifie la réalité. (Le tango et le théâtre la modifieront ensuite bien davantage.) ( ) Un beau jour de l’année 1904, dans une maison qui existe encore rue Honduras, Evaristo Carriego lisait avec chagrin et avidité un livre des aventures héroïques de Charles de batz, seigneur d’Artagnan. Avec avidité, car Dumas lui apportait ce qu’à d’autres apportent Shakespeare, Balzac ou Wat Whitman, la saveur de la vie dans toute sa plénitude ; avec chagrin, car il était jeune, orgueilleux, timide et pauvre , et qu’il se croyait exilé de la vie. La vraie vie était en France, pensait-il, dans le cliquetis des armes, ou quand les troupes de l’Empereur envahissaient le monde ; mais il lui était échu de vivre au XXe siècle, dans ce tardif XXe siècle et en un triste faubourg d’Amérique du Sud Carriego en était là de ses pensées quand quelque chose se produisit. Un grattement laborieux de guitare, la vue par la fenêtre d’une rangée de maisons basses. Juan Muraña soulevant son chapeau pour répondre à un salut ( ) la lune dans le patio carré, le vieil homme portant un coq de combat, quelque chose, n’importe quoi. Quelque chose que nous ne pourrons pas récupérer, quelque chose dont nous connaissons le sens mais non la Forme, quelque chose de quotidien, de banal, d’inaperçu, jusque-là, qui révéla à Carriego que l’univers (qui chaque instant et non pas seulement dans les œuvres d’Alexandre Dumas) était là auss, dans le simple moment présent, dans Palermo en 1904 ( ) Il m’est arrivé de me demander si toute vie humaine, aussi complexe et remplie qu’elle soit, ne dépend pas en réalité d’un seul instant : l’instant où l’homme prend conscience une fois pour toutes de ce qu’il est. A partir de cette révélation incontrôlable que j’ai essayé de deviner, Carriego est devenu Carriego. Il est déjà l’auteur de ces vers que des années plus tard il lui sera permis d’inventer : « Zèbrent son visage, violents stigmates, De profondes cicatrices et peut-être est-il fier De porter, ineffaçables ces sanglants ornements La dague aura eu des caprices de femme. » Evaristo Carriego (1883-1912) était un poète argentin. Jorge-Luis Borges lui consacre une biographie en 1930 (Gleizer Editor, Buenos Aires). Borges écrit ce texte pour une édition de l’œuvre d’Evaristo Carriego (paru en 1950).

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        Photographies de Terre-Sainte.48 Images by Félix Bonfils and C.& G. Zangaki Brothers.

      Jérusalem, 1899. 48 photographs, pressed in a oblong quarto (4to) thick olive wood boards with carved Jerusalem Cross, half leather. Nice picture of The Jews wailing place, a friday; Mar Elias; Entrée des pélerins à Bethléem; Dead See; Jérusalem; Tour Antonia; Jaffa; Jérusalem, Porte de Jaffa etc. Ex copy of J. AS.Z. Baron van Brakell, Doorwerth, Jerusalem, 5 Mars, 1899. KEYWORDS:palestine/photo.

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        Blue-Grass and Rhododendron: Out-Doors in Old Kentucky; A Knight of the Cumberland; Following the Sun-Flag: A Vain Pursuit Through Manchuria; The Trail of the Lonesome Pine; Christmas Eve On Lonesome and Other Stories; Crittenden: A Kentucky Story of Love and War; A Mountain Europa; and The Heart of the Hills (Eight volume set)

      Charles Scribner's Sons/Harper & Brothers 1899-1913, New York - Eight volumes, all first printings, sparsely illustrated in color and b&w, nicely rebound in 3/4 blue leather boards and marbled endpapers by Macdonald, each inscribed by Fox (sometimes at length) in December 1916 to his close friend, Frank Garvan! Books all near fine with mild edgewear to boards and spine ends, mild wear to spine joints, gilt titles, decorations, and dates to spines, bindings tight, texts clean and unmarked, with handsome gilt to top edges of text blocks and original board and spine cloth bound in at rear. In protective archival mylar. The author was born in Kentucky and set much of his fiction there and in Virginia with realistic depictions of its coal miners and agrarian life. He also was a journalist who was embedded with the Rough Riders and who also went to Manchuria. Died of pneumonia in 1917. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        War is Kind

      New York, New York.: Frederick A. Stokes , 1899 Crane's second collection of 37 verses, many published previously in periodicals from 1894 on. Grey illustrated boards, printed on heavy grey paper. Spine is lightly browned, wear to head of spine and tips. Binding is intact but split at page 57. Half inch stain on back cover board with some age toning. With six full page illustrations and numerous vignettes.Will Bradley, who was responsible for the book's manufacture, wrote to the publishers: "The book represents my best work up till now as a designer and printer. I have become greatly interested in it and want to make it my masterpiece." One of the most beautiful books of the Art Nouveau movement in America.

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        Nausikaa. Traduction de Leconte de Lisle. Compositions décoratives par Gaston de Latenay.

      Paris, Piazza, 1899. - 4to. 1 Bl., 45 S., 2 Bll. Mit illustr. Titel, illustr. Untertitel, doppelseitigem Frontispiz, 19 doppelseitigen Illustrationen und 4 großen Vignetten von Gaston de Latenay, alle in zarten Pastelltönen pochoirkoloriert sowie 2 Extrasuiten. Orig.-Kartoniert mit farbig illustr. Orig.-Umschlag und 2 weiße Kartonumschläge (Suiten) in Orig.-Halblederkassette mit goldgeprägtem Deckeltitel und blindgeprägter Vignette. Carteret IV, 235 "Important publication" und Carteret V, 106 "Décoration importante" - Eins von nur 10 num. Exemplaren einer besonderen Vorzugsausgabe auf "Rives impérial" mit den beiden Extra-Suiten der Illustrationen, die eine koloriert auf Japan, die andere schwarz-weiss auf China. - De Latenay "sieht das Phäakenland . als ein unendlich zartes , sehr zerbrechliches, porzellanern künstliches Traumland ." (Von Odysseus bis Felix Krull. Katalog SPK 1982, S. 20). - "The Nausikaa episod . is De Latenay's only major illustrated book, certainly his, and probably his publisher's, Piazza's masterpiece ." (Houghton Library No 70). - Die Illustrationen sind japanischen Farbholzschnitten nachempfunden, sodass die Extrasuite auf Japan besonders wirkungsvoll die Schönheit der Illustration wiedergibt. - Kassette etwas angestaubt. - Schönes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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        THE SONNETS

      London: Published by George Bell and Sons, 1899. n. Hardcover. 164 x 130 mm (6 1/2 x 5 1/8"). [84] leaves. VERY PRETTY BURGUNDY CRUSHED MOROCCO, GILT, BY ZAEHNSDORF (stamp-signed on front turn-in and with the firm's oval stamp in blind on back pastedown), covers with thin fillet borders enclosing a central panel featuring rose medallions in each corner and at center a lobed and leafy lozenge containing Shakespeare's initials within flames; raised bands, spine compartments with either lozenge, rose, or "W S" monogram at center, gilt titling, turn-ins with foliate tooling, red linen endleaves, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed and UNOPENED. With woodcut initials and elaborate Kelmscott-style white-vine woodcut borders around first opening. A hint of rubbing to upper joint, spine just a shade darker than covers, pages faintly browned at edges, otherwise fine, the binding lustrous, and the text obviously never read. This is quite a pleasing edition of Shakespeare's immortal sonnets, finely printed by the Chiswick Press and attractively bound by Zaehnsdorf. "If there be nothing new but that which hath been before, how are our brains beguiled" by such a book as this? For starters, 'tis an exhibition binding, stamped with the Zaehnsdorf oval that suggests the firm's better work. By Zaehnsdorf standards, the binding is subdued, but its restrained design is nevertheless appropriate for these carefully wrought poems, where every syllable matters. Perhaps the binding's most striking feature is the eternal(?) flame of Shakespeare symbol at the center of the covers, a strong image requiring little decorative elaboration. The Chiswick Press was established by Charles Whittingham in 1811 and under his nephew, Charles Whittingham II, became one of the most influential printing shops in England, responsible for the reintroduction of fine printing into the national trade.

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        The River War, An Historical Account of the Reconquest of the Soudan

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1899. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. This is an exceptional, finely bound first edition, first printing set of Churchill's second published work. Published in two massive volumes in 1899, the first edition of this book is compelling in every respect. First, of course, is the inherent merit of the work itself. The text is arresting, insightful, powerfully descriptive, and of enduring relevance. Mohammed Ahmed was a messianic Islamic leader in central and northern Sudan in the final decades of the 19th century. In 1883 the Mahdists overwhelmed the Egyptian army of British commander William Hicks, and Great Britain ordered the withdrawal of all Egyptian troops and officials from the Sudan. In 1885, General Gordon famously lost his life in a doomed defense of the capitol, Khartoum, where he had been sent to lead evacuation of Egyptian forces. Though the Mahdi died in 1895, his theocracy continued until 1898, when General Kitchener reoccupied the Sudan. With Kitchener was a very young Winston Churchill, who would participate in the battle of Omdurman in September 1898, where the Mahdist forces were decisively defeated. In this book about the British campaign in the Sudan, Churchill - a young officer in a colonial British army - is unusually sympathetic to the Mahdist forces and critical of Imperial cynicism and cruelty. This work offers us the candid perspective of the future great man of the 20th century from the distinctly 19th century battlefields where Churchill learned to write and earned his early fame. Here is a chief architect of the Second World War involved in what has been called the last "genuine" cavalry charge of the British army. In addition to being a compelling piece of writing, the first edition of The River War is also beautiful, rare, and bibliographically important. Each of the two large volumes is printed on heavy paper with a profusion of illustrations, maps, and plans. From a collector's standpoint it is scarce. There were only 2,000 copies of this first edition, first printing. Moreover, this is one of the few Churchill books for which there was no concurrent U.S. first edition. Bibliographically it is notable that the first edition is the only unabridged edition to this day. This first edition, first printing set is in fine condition, notable for both exceptional contents and a high quality fine binding. We typically see fine rebindings of contents that show flaws and wear. This set features contents that are strikingly bright and clean for the edition. We note virtually none of the typical spotting and no previous ownership marks. Even the fore and bottom edges remain remarkably bright. The contents retain all of the extensive illustrations, maps, and plans, as well as the frontispieces and tissue guards. Searching the nearly pristine contents for flaws, we note only a neat repair to the Volume II folding map at p. 154. The binding is three quarter navy morocco over marbled paper boards and features raised spine bands, gilt rule compartments, head and foot bands, gilt top edge, and marbled endpapers. The binding is in fine condition, with no fading or soiling and virtually no wear. A spectacular set, as lovely without as within. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A2.1.b, Woods/ICS A2(a.1), Langworth p.29

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        VERHANDLUNGEN DER KAMMER DER ABGEORDNETEN DES BAYERISCHEN LANDTAGES im Jahre 1899/1900. Stenographische Berichte, Band 1, 2, 4 und 5 + Beilagen, Band 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 20 und 21 + Register.,

      Gedruckt in München., 1899 - 13 Einzelbände, ca. 11.000 S. 13 Einzelbände!!! XXXIII Landtagsversammlung, 1. Session. Sammlung von Protokollen der Sitzungen Nr. 1 (29.9.1899) - 82 (17.2.1900) und 118 (19.4.1900) - 167 (28.6.1900). Dokumentation aller Wortmeldugen und Vorgänge im Parlament. Beilagen-Bände enthalten ergänzendes Material zu den Sitzungen (Anträge, Petitionen, Gesetzesentwürfe, Verordnungen, Haushaltsaufstellungen), betreffend u.a. den Zeitraum 29.9.1899 - 28.6.1900. Beilagen-Band 20 (in 2 Halbbänden) beschäftigt sich mit neuen Gesetzesentwürfen, die sich aus der Einführung des BGB ergeben haben. Anderer Schwerpunkt: Hochwasser von 1899 (siehe u.a. Beilagen-Band 1, S. 309). // Bücher aus ehemaligem Bibliotheksbestand, außen mit Rückensignaturen, innen jew. gestempelt. Einbände berieben und bestoßen. Seiten teilweise stockfleckig, leicht wellig oder auch rissig. Bindung bei allen Bänden fest. Guter bis akzeptabler Zustand. Weitere Sitzungsprotokolle und Beilage-Bände sind bei uns erhältlich! atx mbx [Landtag Bayern, Gesetze, Debatten, Skandale, Politik, Ausschlussverfahren, Beschwerden, Eisenbahnbau, Industrie, Heimatkunde, Geschichte, Quelle, Archiv, 19. Jh, Luitpold von Bayern, Otto I.] Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 23000 29.5cm x 23.5cm, Hardcover/Pappeinband

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        The Book of Golf and Golfers

      London Longman's Green & Co 1899. G+ : in Good condition plus without dust jacket. Slight darkening to page ends. Ownership details on title page crossed out. Teg First Edition Red hardback cloth cover 230mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). xvi, 316pp. 71 portraits.

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        Bibliotheca Norvegica. Bind I-IV.

      1899 - Oslo, 1899-1924. (12),LXIII,(1),621,(1) + (8),XLIX,(1,2 blanks),300,(4),XLI,(1),301-566,(8),CXIV,(2 blanks),567-842,(4) pp. & 1 leaf with instructions for the bookbinder + (12),LXXXIV,595,(4),1-54,(2 blanks) + (8),CV,(1 blank),798,(2 blanks) pp. Titles printed in red and black. Six very elegant volumes in tan half morocco with raised bands, spines ruled in gilt and black, top edges gilt, all other edges trimmed (Hedberg, 1937). The majority of the wrappers are preserved. A few insignificant scratches. In morocco-edged and partly lined cloth slipcases. Gilt bookstamp of Gustaf Bernström. A splendid copy. The subtitles for the different parts are: I: "Norsk boglexikon 1643-1813. Beskrivende katalog over bøger trykte i Norge i tidsrummet fra bogtrykkerkunstens indførelse til adskillelsen fra Danmark", II: "Norge og nordmænd i udlandets literatur. Beskrivende katalog over bøger og tidsskriftartikler om norske forhold", III: "Norske forfattere før 1814. Beskrivende katalog over deres værker, tilligemed supplement til Bibliotheca Norvegica I: Bøger trykt i Norge før 1814", IV: "Norske forfattere efter 1814. Beskrivende katalog over deres i udlandet trykte værker. Første samling. Med supplementer til Bibliotheca Norvegica I-III". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Model Japanese Villa [INSCRIBED AND SIGNED]

      Published by the author, Tokyo 1899 - Large oblong quarto (14 3/4 x 11 1/2"). [1] leaf (Title), [15] leaves (Plates). Original string-bound stiff wrappers covered with decorative rice paper, with title pasted on front cover. Title inscribed in French and signed by Commander K. Moriyama, naval attaché to the Japanese Embassy in Paris: "A Mademoiselle Malo-Lefèbvre, Avec mes meilleurs souhaits pour joyeux Noël et heureuse année 1909. K. Moriyama." The striking 15 plates containing 19 hand-colored collotype images present various aspects of an upper class Japanese residence (villa). All aspects of the home are covered from the inside formal rooms down to the villa's grounds. Particular emphasis is placed on the gardens and chrysanthemum in beds and in pots.The collotype images vary in size. The single image plates are approximately 10 x 7 1/2~8". Two of the collotypes are oval images approximately the same width as the large rectangular images. The collotypes on the two pages with multiple images are each 4 x 5 1/2". Each plate is protected with a tissue guard captioned in English. The plates run as followes: - Plate #1 contains the following three collotypes: 1) The Main Entrance to the house seen from the court yard; 2) A corner of the house showing a stone water basin; 3) A portion of the garden showing the stone lanterns and bronze storks. - Plate #2: A View of the house seen from the garden. - Plate #3: A View of the garden showing the hillock with three big trees. - Plate #4: A corner of a living room showing a portion of the tokonoma. - Plate #5: A view of the parlor. - Plate #6: A view of the parlor showing the tokonoma. - Plate #7: Chrysanthemums in bed and two young ladies. - Plate #8: Chrysanthemums in pots artistically arranged. - Plate #9: Artificial garden. - Plate #10: Another chrysanthemum bed showing the different varieties. - Plate #11: Another view of the chrysanthemums in pots artistically arranged. - Plate #12: Another view of the chrysanthemum beds with two young ladies in the centre. - Plate #13: A chrysanthemum bed with different varieties. - Plate #14: A view of the chrysanthemum beds in the north end of the garden with two young ladies in the centre. - Plate #15 contains the following three collotypes: 1) A temporary rustic gate at the west end of the garden; 2) The chrysanthemums in pots at the northwest corner of the garden; 3) Another view of the chrysanthemums in pots at the northwest corner of the garden. Minor shelf wear and age-toning to wrappers. Title and captions in English. Bound in colophon in Japanese. Wrappers in overall good+, interior in very good condition. About the author: Ogawa Kazumasa (1860-1929), also known as Ogawa Kazuma or Ogawa Isshin, was a Japanese photographer, printer and publisher who was a pioneer in photomechanical printing and photography in the Meiji era. He was a founding member of the Japan Photographic Society, which gathered photography amateurs from all around Japan. In 1891, he was charged with taking 100 pictures of Tokyo's most attractive geisha, to commemorate the opening of the Ryounkaku (from Wikipedia). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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      Paris: Editions de la Revue Blanche, 1899. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. printed cream stiff wrappers with original acetate overwrapper. Fine in fine orange clam shell box with gilt lettered black cover label. 45 x 35 cm. One page Preface by Marcel Prevost, French novelist and women's rights advocate. Limited edition, copy 16 of 44 on Japan imperial paper. 18 color pochoir plates of contemporary actresses in their famous roles, including Sara Bernhardt, Marthe Brandes, Mariette Sully, Lucienne Breval, et al. An early caricature work by Cappiello before his acclaim as a poster artist. Cappiello started his career illustrating in journals: Le Rire, Le Cri de Paris, Le Sourire, L'Assiette au Beurre, La Baionnette, Femina, and others. In 1898, he moved to Paris, and his caricatures were published in Le Rire for the first time. He was the first poster artist to use bold figures popping out of black backgrounds. Bright, very fresh copy, most signatures unopened.

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