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        Le testament d'un excentrique EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Collection Hetzel, 1899. Fine. Collection Hetzel, Paris 1899, Grd. in 8 (18,5x28cm), relié. - Illustrated Edition. Sixty-one illustrations by Georges ROUX, including 20 large color plates in chromotypographies, 35 photographic views of the United States of America (cities and landscapes), a fold-out map of the United States of "America and that of the board game . Catalog Hetzel for 1899-1900 of 8p. end of the book. The title will know that one second edition in 1905 (cartonnage an elephant). Cardboard editor golden globe, or said, to the world map. Signed Blancheland plate, connected by Souze. Back to the lighthouse. Very pale scattered spots. Small discolorations along the lower edge of the first flat. Rubbed upper right corner. On the lower flat, 2 thin lines of discoloration. Dos slightly thinned. Good copy. This volume of the Extraordinary Voyages is a journey and an adventure across the United States. The novel stimulus after a series of novels devoted to science fiction, adventure and discovery. We note with great interest the series of contemporary photographs of the United States. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale illustrée. Soixante et une illustrations par Georges ROUX, dont 20 grandes planches couleurs en chromotypographies, 35 vues photographiques des Etats-Unis d'Amérique (villes et paysages), une carte dépliante des Etats-Unis d"Amérique et celle du jeu de l'oie. Catalogue Hetzel pour 1899-1900 de 8p. en fin d'ouvrage. Ce titre ne connaîtra qu'une seule seconde édition en 1905 (cartonnage à un éléphant).  Cartonnage d'éditeur au globe doré, ou dit, à la mappemonde. Plaque signée Blancheland, reliée par Souze. Dos au phare. Rousseurs très pâles éparses. Petites décolorations le long de la bordure inférieure du premier plat. Coin supérieur droit frotté. Sur le plat inférieur, 2 lignes minces de décoloration. Dos légèrement éclairci. Bon exemplaire. Ce volume des Voyages extraordinaires est un parcours et une aventure à travers les Etats-Unis. Le roman relance après une série de romans consacrés à la science fiction, l'aventure et la découverte. On retiendra avec le plus grand intérêt la série de photographies contemporaines des Etats-Unis.

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        An Antarctic Mystery

      J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia 1899 - Very good first American edition book, no dust jacket. Green cloth covered boards will ship-wreck illustration on front panel in green, black, gray, and silver with silver and black text; spine has black and silver text and black illustration of a walrus. Illustration on front panel is lightly scuffed; front and back panels are lightly soiled overall. Head of board spine is creased with rubs on the corners and edges. Upper edge has a 1/8" vertical split in the center and smaller frays on the corners and ends of creases. Tail of board spine is also rubbed and chipped on the edges but to a lesser degree than the head of spine. Fore-edge corners have some degree of rubbing; a bit more so on the lower fore-edge corners which are also slightly turned in. Book is internally clean and tight. Please use close-up option for best inspection. Additional photos available at your request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Nu masculin de dos EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Crayon sur papier, 1899. Fine. Crayon sur papier Fin XIXème - Début XXème, 21 x 27 cm (31 x 47 cm avec carton). - Original pencil drawing, mounted on cardboard tab. Signature stamp of the artist's signature in the lower right corner of the work, and signature stamp of the workshop at the back. Slight traces redheads on the left border without interference with the drawing, otherwise very good condition. Provenance: the artist's studio, referenced to catalog Atelier Louis Anquetin (Thierry de Maigret, 28/11/08). Louis Anquetin, Étrépagny born in 1861 and died in Paris in 1932, is an important French painter. He began his career with avant-garde artists such as Vincent van Gogh and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. With Émile Bernard, he is the inventor of Cloisonnisme. From 1884 to 1893, Louis Anquetin continues to explore new opportunities introduced by the release of Impressionism in French painting. From 1893, after a long confrontation with the "old masters", he adopts a bias pictorial that will line the general art movement, and take away from his friends. Dazzled by the baroque art and its creative force, so he thinks his childhood friends were involved in a pathway leading to the death of painting. He believes in a "perfect painting" which is embodied in the re-remember the lessons of Michelangelo and Rubens among others. His work becomes more conventional, he advocated a return to business by offering to reflect on the a priori conditions of any possible form of art in accordance with the rules of perspective and anatomy, as practiced by the masters the sixteenth and seventeenth century. Leaving only a few works that can be described as monumental, Anquetin turns prolific with its many studies and sketches, who considered that the design was "a very powerful means of expression" compulsory foundation of all arts plastics. Working voluntarily countdown of his time, Louis Anquetin made possible the existence of an original modern figuration. By his obstinacy and his passion for painting, he has indeed prevented is completely closed the way to the great Western tradition. You can admire his works in many prestigious museums such as the Musée d'Orsay or the Louvre in Paris, San Francisco and Detroit, the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, the National Gallery and the Tate London, etc.. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Dessin original au crayon, monté sur onglet sur carton. Signature du cachet de la signature de l'artiste dans l'angle inférieur droit de l'œuvre, et signature du cachet de l'atelier au verso. Légères traces rousses sur la bordure gauche sans atteinte au dessin, sinon très bel état de conservation. Provenance : atelier de l'artiste, référencée au catalogue Atelier Louis Anquetin (Thierry de Maigret, 28/11/08). Louis Anquetin, né à Étrépagny en 1861 et mort à Paris en 1932, est un important peintre français. Il commence sa carrière aux côtés de peintres d'avant-garde tels que Vincent Van Gogh ou Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. Avec Émile Bernard, il est l'inventeur du Cloisonnisme. De 1884 à 1893, Louis Anquetin ne cesse d'explorer les possibilités nouvelles offertes par la libération introduite par l'Impressionnisme dans la peinture française. A partir de 1893, à la suite d'une longue confrontation avec les « maîtres d'autrefois », il adopte un parti-pris pictural qui le mettra en marge du mouvement général de l'art, et l'éloignera de ses amis. Ébloui par l'art baroque et sa vigueur créatrice, il pense alors que ses amis de jeunesse se sont engagées dans une voie qui mènera à la mort de la peinture. Il croit en une « peinture parfaite » qui s'incarne dans le re-souvenir des leçons de Michel-Ange et de Rubens notamment. Son travail devient donc plus classique, il prône le retour au métier, en proposant de réfléchir sur les conditions a priori de toute forme d'art possible dans le respect des règles de la perspective et de l'anatomie, telles que pratiquées par les maîtres du XVIème et XVIIème siècle.Ne laissant que quelques œuvres que l'on peut qualifier de monumentales, Anquetin s'avère prolifique par ses nombreuses études et esquisses, lui qui considérait que le dessin était « un moyen d'expression tout puissant », le fondement obligatoire de tous les arts plastiques. En travaillant volontairement à rebours de son époque, Louis Anquetin a rendu possible l'existence d'une figuration moderne originale. Par son obstination et sa passion de la peinture, il a en effet évité que ne soit totalement obturé le chemin de la grande tradition occidentale. On peut admirer ses œuvres dans de nombreux et prestigieux musées comme le Musée d'Orsay ou Le Louvre à Paris, à San Francisco ou à Detroit, au Musée de l'Hermitage de Saint-Petersbourg, à la National Gallery et à la Tate de Londres, etc.

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        The Works of Henry Fielding (12 Volume Set) Including Tom Jones, Amelia, Joseph Andrews, Jonathan Wild, Miscellaneous Works

      London: J. M. Dent & Co. (St. Giles Edition), 1899. Limited Edition. Half Morocco, Marbled Boards.. Near Fine. Handsome twelve volume set, with dry point etched plates augmenting text. This is No. 53 of 250 copies of set issued and specially bound for subscribers 12mo. 17.5 by 11.5 cm. Spines are sunned and browned from original green, as typical of green morocco. One tiny nick on one of the spines by title lettering. Otherwise, fine. With original two page publisher's circular as well.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books and Antiques]
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        STAR OF THE MAGI: An Exponent of Occult Science, Art and Philosopy. Volume One, 1899-1900; Volume Two, 1900-1901; Volume Three, 1901-1902; Volume Four, 1902-1903. (Complete serial publication in 50 monthly numbers)

      Chicago: News E. Wood, 1899-1903. First edition, first printing. Moderate wear to corners, some scuffing to covers, else very good and other than a few creases to pages and a few pencil notations to margins, internally fine.. 4 quarto volumes, 12 x 9 inches; half morocco and maroon cloth with titles in gilt; first 2 volumes contain 12 numbers each; volumes 3 & 4 have 13 numbers each. First 12 numbers (Vol. One) are each 16 pages in length; Vols. 2 & 3 individual numbers are 24 pages each; final volume of 13 numbers is continuously paginated to 191 pages. Complete run of this rare occult journal. Each annual volume with separate title page and synopsis of contents, number by number, for the year. Topics include "Secret Sciences; Transcendentalism; Astrology; Astronomy; Religion; Romance; Occultism; Orientalism; Freemasonry; Theosophy - Telepathy; Helath & Hygiene; Events and Their Aspects; Magic; Mysticism; Alchemy; Adeptism; Geometry; Geomancy; Initiation; Intuition." Content includes classified advertisements for occult practicioners, products, etc. OCLC locates only 6 institutional holdings, including in the Library of Congress' Harry Houdini Collection.

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        The Importance of Being Earnest

      London: Leonard Smithers and Co., 1899 First edition. One of 1000 copies, this copy being No. 340. Publisher's original lavender linen boards with gilt designs by Charles Shannon, lettered in gilt. Near fine or better, with just a touch of toning to the spine, corners lightly bumped, fresh boards with bright gilt, former owner's bookplate to the front pastedown, faint offsetting to the endpapers, otherwise bright and fresh interior. Overall, a beautiful and unsophisticated copy. Mason 381. Widely considered Wilde's masterpiece, The Importance of Being Earnest is a three act play that was first performed in London at the St. James Theatre on February 14, 1895, under the direction of Mr. George Alexander. A satire on Victorian social obligations, the play features two protagonists, John Worthing and Algernon Moncrieff, both of whom use alternate identities to lead separate lives in the country and the city. Although the first performance was decidedly successful, The Importance of Being Earnest was closed after only 86 shows due to the negative publicity surrounding Wilde's controversial lawsuit with The Marquess of Queensberry. Wilde moved to Paris after his reputation was tarnished and ceased writing dramas, making The Importance of Being Earnest his final play.. Illus. by Shannon, Charles. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

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        Tales of The Wonder Club

      London; Harrison and Sons. 1899-1900, 1899. First Edition. 3 vols. 8vo. Publisher's original maroon cloth titled in gilt. Spines uniformly faded, some light edgewear, bumping and light fraying to spine ends. A very good, handsome and respectable set of a scarce collection of wonderful spine chilling tales and dramas. Recounting the anecdote filled meetings of The Wonder Club at a coaching inn evocatively called "Ye Headless Ladye" the stories have such titles as "The Pigmy Queen" and "Lost in The Catacombs", a frequently rather obscure stew of gothic melodrama, horror and fantasy, not unlike the "Phantasmagoria" of 100 years earlier. The triple decker design of the books is also notable archaic, putting one in mind of a Sheridan Le Fanu first edition from 50 years earlier rather than the type of book design favoured by the end of the 19th century. The eminent scholars and unstoppable researchers at Tartarus Press's Wormwood magazine recently solved the mystery of the identity of "Dryasdust" (itself a reference to Scott's tedious but indispensable scholarly authority) and have laid the responsibility (occasionally blame might be in order) at the feet of Alexander Huth, a British businessman and self publishing author. A handsome set of a scarce and supremely entertaining collection.

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

      Gotha, Justus Perthes' Geographischer Anstalt [1899-1903]. - die 27 Karten (und ein weiteres Titelblatt) sind farblithographiert und 8-fach zusammengelegt und original auf Leinen aufgezogen; jede Karte trägt außen eine kleine farbige Ausschnitts-Übersicht. Auf dem Leinen-Einschub befindet sich zusätzlich eine farbige Gesamtkarte, die die Nummern der einzelzenen Kartenabschnitte zeigt. Bei den Karten handelt es sich um Blätter, die Vermerke hinsichtlich des Druckdatums zwischen 1899 - 1903 tragen SEHR SELTENE UND GESUCHTE AUSSTATTUNG dieser Kartensammlung in einem ordentlichen Exemplar (mit lediglich unbedeutrendem Berieb), lediglich die Karten zeigen normale Gebrausspuren; Espenhorst 2.8.2.3. Sprache: Deutsch jede Karte im Format 39x46; untergebracht in einer rot-braunen Ganzlederkapsel; es handelt sich dabei um eine hochwertige Buchattrappe (mit goldgeprägtem Reichsadler auf Buchrücken und Vorderdecke) im Format (18x23x8) bei der das Kartenbündel in einer Aussparung im Oberschnitt versenkt wird (der Kartenstapel befindest sich in einer zusätzlichen Kartentasche, DAS VORLIEGENDE EXEMPLAR IST IN DIESER AUSGABE MIT 27 KARTEN UND EINEM ZUSÄTZLICHEN TITELBLATT (mit Schrift u. Zeichen-Erklärung) VOLLSTÄNDIG.

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        Le superbe Orénoque EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Hetzel, 1899. Fine. Hetzel, Paris 1899, Grd. in 8 (18,5x28cm), relié. - First Edition illustrated. Illustrations by George Roux. Cardboard editor golden globe, or said, in the world map. Plate signed Blancheland connected by Souze. Back to the lighthouse. Second board Engel Type "h" according Jauzac. Back uniformly and having spent some friction. Caps and corners slightly rubbed. Guards and blue contreplats home a little past. Good copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale illustrée. Illustrations de George Roux. Cartonnage d'éditeur au globe doré, ou dit, à la mappemonde. Plaque signée Blancheland, reliée par Souze. Dos au phare. Second plat de type Engel "h" selon Jauzac. Reliure présentant quelques infimes frottements. Coiffes et coins très légèrement frottés. Gardes et contreplats bleus d'origine un peu passés. Quelques rousseurs principalement sur les premiers et derniers feuillets, comme habituellement. Bon exemplaire.

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        The Golf Girl

      Frederick A. Stokes Company, New York 1899 - RARE. Publisher's green boards stamped in red. Corners are bumped, spine shows some wear with scuffing, discoloration and has 2 1" sections of spinestrip missing Inside very clean [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        GHOSTS. Being the experiences of Flaxman Low. With twelve illustrations by B. E. Minns

      C. Arthur Pearson Limited. London. 1899. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (8 x 5.5 inches). Illustrated with 12 mono plates by B. E. Minns. viii, 300, 2pp of publishers advert leaf with reviews for the same authors' work "Tammers' Duel". Publishers dark green cloth with brown lettering and illustration in gilt, black and fawn to the front panel. Spine lettered in gilt. Two small areas of the frontis illustration has stuck to the tissue guard opposite and torn away but are not too big an don't detract from the plate too much. Previous owners inscription in pencil to the front free endpaper. Some foxing to the blank endpapers and, to a lesser extent, the half title but the text clean and bright throughout. Inner hinges cracked but holding. Book a little loose in the boards. Boards and spine are a little dulled and have minor rubbing and bumping to the edges. Split to the cloth, without loss, at the top of the spine which just touches on the S of the title. Cloth at the top of the spine creased and a but rubbed. Overall this is a near very good copy of this rare classic of the Ghost Fiction genre. E. & H. Heron was the pseudonym of Kate Prichard and her son Hesketh. --------- Neil Wilson. - Shadows in the Attic. A Guide to British Supernatural Fiction 1820 - 1950. Pages 253/4 -- "The rare first edition of the collected magazine stories......". These stories were issued in Pearsons Magazine from January 1898.

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        William Blake: XVII Designs to Thorton's Virgil. Reproduced From the Original Woodcuts

      Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Moser. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1899. Hardcover. Light-blue paper-covered boards, paper labels on upper board and spine, in the publisher's printed paper dust-wrapper; pp. [xxii], xvii (plates printed recto only), [37]-[59] (notes). With the prospectus slips regarding the in-text illustrations laid in. Joints cracked, hinges unaffected, else lovely; age-toned jacket with light chipping at the corners, chunk out at the spine tail. A typically complicated Moser production, unfortunately damaged, but in the fragile jacket .

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        Rip Van Winkle. Illustratied by Frank T. Merrill

      London: John MacQueen 1899, 1899. FIRST EDITION THUS. With many in-text illustrations and several fine photograhic plates of Kaatskill (Catskills) Mountains and creeks; printed with captions on thick paper, with tissue guards. Illustrated title printed in red and black with sepia background. Elegantly hand-bound in full green oasis morocco, spine with raised bands and gilt titles, gilt border to dentelles, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, publisher's original cloth bound in at rear. A fine, clean copy. An uncommon edition.

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        Fête dans les bois réminiscence mythologique EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Mine de plomb sur papier, 1899. Fine. Mine de plomb sur papier Fin XIXème - Début XXème, 23 x 36 cm. - Original pencil drawing. Signature stamp of the artist's signature in the lower right corner of the work, and signature stamp of the workshop at the back. Light bites at the bottom and margin not involving the drawing, otherwise very good condition. Provenance: the artist's studio, referenced to catalog Atelier Louis Anquetin (Thierry de Maigret, 28/11/08). Louis Anquetin, Étrépagny born in 1861 and died in Paris in 1932, is an important French painter. He began his career with avant-garde artists such as Vincent van Gogh and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. With Émile Bernard, he is the inventor of Cloisonnisme. From 1884 to 1893, Louis Anquetin continues to explore new opportunities introduced by the release of Impressionism in French painting. From 1893, after a long confrontation with the "old masters", he adopts a bias pictorial that will line the general art movement, and take away from his friends. Dazzled by the baroque art and its creative force, so he thinks his childhood friends were involved in a pathway leading to the death of painting. He believes in a "perfect painting" which is embodied in the re-remember the lessons of Michelangelo and Rubens among others. His work becomes more conventional, he advocated a return to business by offering to reflect on the a priori conditions of any possible form of art in accordance with the rules of perspective and anatomy, as practiced by the masters the sixteenth and seventeenth century. Leaving only a few works that can be described as monumental, Anquetin turns prolific with its many studies and sketches, who considered that the design was "a very powerful means of expression" compulsory foundation of all arts plastics. Working voluntarily countdown of his time, Louis Anquetin made possible the existence of an original modern figuration. By his obstinacy and his passion for painting, he has indeed prevented is completely closed the way to the great Western tradition. You can admire his works in many prestigious museums such as the Musée d'Orsay or the Louvre in Paris, San Francisco and Detroit, the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, the National Gallery and the Tate London, etc.. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Dessin original à la mine de plomb. Signature du cachet de la signature de l'artiste dans l'angle inférieur droit de l'œuvre, et signature du cachet de l'atelier au verso. Légères piqûres en pied et en marge sans atteinte au dessin, sinon très bel état de conservation. Provenance : atelier de l'artiste, référencée au catalogue Atelier Louis Anquetin (Thierry de Maigret, 28/11/08). Louis Anquetin, né à Étrépagny en 1861 et mort à Paris en 1932, est un important peintre français.Il commence sa carrière aux côtés de peintres d'avant-garde tels que Vincent Van Gogh ou Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. Avec Émile Bernard, il est l'inventeur du Cloisonnisme. De 1884 à 1893, Louis Anquetin ne cesse d'explorer les possibilités nouvelles offertes par la libération introduite par l'Impressionnisme dans la peinture française. A partir de 1893, à la suite d'une longue confrontation avec les « maîtres d'autrefois », il adopte un parti-pris pictural qui le mettra en marge du mouvement général de l'art, et l'éloignera de ses amis. Ébloui par l'art baroque et sa vigueur créatrice, il pense alors que ses amis de jeunesse se sont engagées dans une voie qui mènera à la mort de la peinture. Il croit en une « peinture parfaite » qui s'incarne dans le re-souvenir des leçons de Michel-Ange et de Rubens notamment. Son travail devient donc plus classique, il prône le retour au métier, en proposant de réfléchir sur les conditions a priori de toute forme d'art possible dans le respect des règles de la perspective et de l'anatomie, telles que pratiquées par les maîtres du XVIème et XVIIème siècle.Ne laissant que quelques œuvres que l'on peut qualifier de monumentales, Anquetin s'avère prolifique par ses nombreuses études et esquisses, lui qui considérait que le dessin était « un moyen d'expression tout puissant », le fondement obligatoire de tous les arts plastiques. En travaillant volontairement à rebours de son époque, Louis Anquetin a rendu possible l'existence d'une figuration moderne originale. Par son obstination et sa passion de la peinture, il a en effet évité que ne soit totalement obturé le chemin de la grande tradition occidentale. On peut admirer ses œuvres dans de nombreux et prestigieux musées comme le Musée d'Orsay ou Le Louvre à Paris, à San Francisco ou à Detroit, au Musée de l'Hermitage de Saint-Petersbourg, à la National Gallery et à la Tate de Londres, etc.

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        Aus dem Buren-Krieg.

      O[ehmigke] & R[iemschneider],, [Neuruppin], 1899 - [Neuruppin], O[ehmigke] & R[iemschneider], o. J. [um 1899-1900]. o. Pag. [5 Bll.] OPp. Verlagsnr. 462. Nicht nachweisbar über KVK. - Im Bug eingerissen - fachmännisch m. Japanpapier geschlossen, rückw. Ebd. m. Bleistist-Graffitti, leichte Gbrsp., etw. berieben. - Mit den Beiträgen "Buren-Patrouille. Das Kriegslied der Buren", "Belagerung der Stadt Kimberley durch die Buren", "Sprengung der Eisenbahnbrücke bei Colenso.:", "Englische berittene Infanterie zum Fußgefecht absitzend", "Buren verfolgen einen Kundschafter", "Belagerungsbatterie der Buren", "Angriff englischer Reiterei" und "Hochländer-Infanterie im Gefeckt" (Magersfontein); dazu jeweils eine halbseitige Farblithographie. Deutsch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sechste Symphonie A Dur für Grosses Orchester... Partitur Fl. 18._ / Mk. 30._ netto.[Full score]

      Wien: Ludwig Doblinger (Bernhard Herzmansky) [PN D. 2300.]. [1899]. Folio. Full black cloth with titling gilt to upper and spine. [i] (title printed in dark green), 2-135, [i] (blank) pp. Printer's note "Stich der Musikaliendruckerei v. Jos. Eberle & Co. Wien, VII." to lower left corner of p. 2. Title also advertises orchestral parts and a reduction for piano four-hands by Josef Schalk. Handstamp "Musikalische Akademie München" to upper right corner and above imprint to title and to upper left corner of p. 2. With extensive markings in the hand of the noted conductor and composer Robert Heger (1886-1977) in pencil, blue pencil, and red crayon throughout and with annotations in pencil, in German, in his hand to verso of front endpaper: "Orchesterstimmen der Musikalischen Akademie München benützen eingerichtet sind 6 Viol. I 5 [Viol.] II 4 Br 4 Vc 4 Kb Die übrigen Streicherstimmen müßten eingerichtet werden;" "Dauer I. Satz Maestoso 13' II. [Satz] Adagio 14' III. [Satz] Scherzo 6' IV. [Satz] Finale 12' [Total] 45';" and an extended quotation from Ernst Décsey on the symphony. Binding slightly worn, rubbed and bumped. Tears to lower margin of pp. 29-30, 131-32. . First Edition. Grasberger 106. The present edition was prepared anonymously by Bruckner's former student Cyril Hynais (1862-1913). As is the case with other early editions of Bruckner's symphonies, it introduces a number of changes not originating with Bruckner; their extent, however, is not as considerable as in other Bruckner symphonies. Heger's markup to the present score reflects his study of the first scholarly edition of the same symphony, prepared by Robert Haas and published in 1935. The handstamps "Musikalische Akademie München," however, strongly suggest that the markup of the present copy dates from a later time: Heger, previously a resident of Berlin, moved to Munich only in 1950, where he served as president of the Musikhochschule from 1950 to 1954. "Musikalische Akademie München" is the name of the part of the Bayerisches Staatsorchester that appears on the concert stage. The markup seems to be specific to an unidentified performance. The assumption that the markup is from Heger's later years is further corroborated by the credited manuscript quotation from Ernst Décsey's book Bruckner: Versuch eines Lebens (Berlin: Schuster & Löffler, [1920]). Décsey (1870-1941), a music critic in Vienna, was Jewish. It is unlikely that Heger, an outspoken supporter of the Nazi regime through 1945, would have entered it prior to the end of World War II. Apart from the unfinished Ninth, the Sixth was the only one of Bruckner's numbered symphonies that did not receive a complete performance in the composer's lifetime. Only the two middle movements were heard in a concert of the Vienna Philharmonic under Wilhelm Jahn on February 11, 1883. The first performance of all four movements, albeit with cuts, took place with the same orchestra under Gustav Mahler on February 26, 1899. Wilhelm Pohlig's Stuttgart performance on March 14, 1901, was the first complete one.

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        Dreyfus: nearly 100 photos of actors and scenes in the drama of disgrace

      Black and White Publishing Co., Ltd. [1899], 63, Fleet Street, London E. C., England - Chiefly illustrations, facsimiles, portraits. Advertisements on verso of front cover and both sides of back cover. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Technik und Diagnostik am Sectionstisch. Text- und Tafelband.

      . Zwickau, Sachsen, bei Förster und Borries, 1899, Lex.-8°, XVI, 347 pp., 25 Abbildungen im Text; (4), 126 Abbildungen in Dreifarbendruck auf 65 Tafeln, 2 orig. Leinenbände mit Goldprägung; ein Einband an einer Ecke etas beschabt.. Erste Auflage der "Technik und Diagnostik am Sectionstisch von Dr. Richard Graupner, Ass. Arzt etc. und Dr. Felix Zimmermann, früher Assistent etc. zu Leipzig. - - Edgar Goldschmid, Entwicklung und Bibliographie der pathologisch-anatomischen Abbildung (1925), p.222

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        The Works of Shakespeare. Edited by Israel Gollancz. With many illustrations, antiquarian and topographical.

      London: J.M. Dent and Co., 1899. - 12 volumes; 8vo. Contemporary binding by Riviere in half red calf with gilt titles and gilt to spines, red cloth boards, top edges gilt, marbled end papers. Illustrated with full page and in text drawings. Frontispiece portrait in colour. A lovely set, very lightly rubbed, highly decorative in an old leather binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        (1) Apuntes para el estudio estructural de la corteza visual del cerebro humano. 2) Variations morphologiques de reticulum neurofibrillaire ? l?état normal et pathologique. Offprints

      1899-1904. Ramon y Cajal, Santiago (1852-1934). (1) Apuntes para el estudio estructural de la corteza visual del cerebro humano. Offprint from Revista Ibero-Americana de Ciencias Médicas (March 1899). 14, [2, blank]pp. Text illustrations. (2) Variations morphologiques de reticulum neurofibrillaire ? l?état normal et pathologique. Offprint from Comptes rendus de l?Association des Anatomistes, VIe session (1904). 191-198pp. Text illustrations. Together 2 works. 227 x 160 mm. Bound with 12 later reprints of Ramon y Cajal papers in library buckram; original printed wrappers bound in. Fine apart from some toning. First Editions, Offprint Issues. Ramon y Cajal?s brilliant studies of nerve cells, done with innovative staining techniques, confirmed the neuron doctrine and established the cytological and histological foundations of modern neurology. In 1906 he shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Camillo Golgi for his contributions to our knowledge of the structure of the nervous system. The first of the two offprints offered here, ?Notes for the structural study of the visual cortex of the human brain,? forms part of the important research Ramon y Cajal conducted on the human cerebral cortex at the turn of the twentieth century: "Ramon y Cajal?s success in delineating nerve cells all the way to the termination of their finest processes had already enabled him . . . to classify neurons according to the form and direction taken by their terminal fibers. In 1897-1900, having adopted Ehrlich?s methylene blue stain in addition to Golgi?s [potassium dichromate-silver nitrate technique], he extended his studies to the human cerebral cortex, where he was able to demonstrate the terminal arborizations of the afferent sensory fibers. He again described and classified the various types of neurons in such a way, he believed, as to permit the ascribing of specific structural patterns to different areas of the cortex; hence he was able to place the concept of cerebral localization on firm histological foundations. His descriptions of the cerebral cortex are still the most authoritative" (Dictionary of Scientific Biography). The second offprint is representative of Ramon y Cajal?s groundbreaking studies of the neurofibrils (bundles of neurofilaments) found in nerve cells, studies made possible by his invention in 1903 of the reduced silver nitrate method of staining. In the present offprint he examined the changes in neurofibrils undergone in animals infected with rabies, as well as the ?surprising? morphological changes exhibited in hibernating animals. These two offprints are bound with later reprints of 12 papers by Ramon y Cajal, all issued in 1924. A listing can be had on request.

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        Anton van Dijck als Mensch und Künstler

      Haarlem, [Netherlands]: H. Kleinmann, No date, ca 1899. Near Fine. Large folio (42.5cm x 34cm), 37 pages of text & 60 heliotype plates tipped to thick paper with tissue guards interleaved. Contemporary full crushed maroon morocco by J. Mossly (signed on the upper board), the spine in six compartments separated by raised bands, elaborately lettered & decorated in gilt, the upper cover with a large sculpted gutta-percha panel & an inset Coat of Arms of Antwerp. Gilt inner dentelles, silk pastedowns & endpapers, top edge gilt. Text in German (translation by C. Hebbel). Slightly soiled, one tissue guard & adjacent blank verso a bit spotted. An extraordinary binding housing a highly regarded, if brief, biography of the 17th century Baroque artist & 60 plates after the original paintings.

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        Home schooled by his father until he was almost 12, here offered is13-year-old George S. Patton?s report card and an envelope incorporating a stunning ?Geo. S. Patton? signature

      Pasadena, CA/West Point, NY, 1899/1906. 5.25 x 8.25, 5.5 x 3.5. "Comprises: (1) George S. Patton?s 1899 Report Card!Partly Printed Document Signed ?Stephen Cutter Clark? as Principal, one page, 5.25? x 8.25?. Completed in manuscript. Crease at upper left blank corner, faint shading in lower left area. Fine condition.Headed ?Classical School for Boys / Pasadena, California / Report of George S. Patton / for the term ending March 28, 1899. / Times Absent 3 / Times Late 0 / Times Dismissed 0.? There are two numerical grades for each subject, Recitation / Examination. His grades: Arithmetic 73/65 ?" Geography 95/90 ?" Latin 95/73 ?" Penmanship 88 (Recitation) ?" Reading 86/71 ?" Spelling 91/96 ?" Composition and Declamation 94 (Recitation) ?" Deportment 99 (Recitation).Carlo d?Este writes in ?Patton: A Genius for War? (New York: HarperCollins, 1995), ?Patton was eleven before he began learning to read and write. In September 1897, when he was nearly twelve, Patton?s father ?finally rebelled against the ?hands that rock the cradle? ruling the boy, and sent him to the local grammar school,? the Classical School for Boys, located on South Euclid Avenue in nearby Pasadena ... His first day was a poignant one in Patton?s life: ?We drove up in the old surrey and ... Papa turned to me and said very sadly: ?Son, henceforth our paths diverge forever.? I have never forgotten that but though we lived more and more apart our hearts and minds never separated.??The principal of the Classical School for Boys was Dr. Stephen Cutter Clark [1859-1931], a noted Latin scholar and historian who was assisted by his brother, Mr. G.M. Clark. At what was essentially a small high school, Patton joined twenty-five other children of Southern California gentry and spent the next six years undergoing his first formal training. A diligent student, Patton nevertheless faltered because of his dyslexia. Algebra, geometry, and arithmetic were among the subjects taught and virtually all proved a struggle ... In 1902, for example, Patton?s report cards reflect examination and recitation grades in the fifties and sixties and occasionally in the low seventies. His deportment was exemplary, as were his marks in ancient and modern history, which consistently were in the high nineties...?Where Patton excelled was in his amazing capacity to memorize and quote verbatim and at length from the Bible or any book he had been exposed to during those many years of home schooling. Although he was not born with it, Patton developed a photographic mind that compensated dramatically for his dyslexia ... By the time he entered VMI [Virginia Military Institute] in 1903, he had acquired the rudiments of a first-class education. Hidden behind the negative image created by the dyslexia lay an incredibly vast storehouse of knowledge of biblical and military subjects. Later, as an adult, Patton would make light of his academic ordeal by joking. ?I had trouble with my a?s and b?s ?" and what the hell is that other letter???(2) Postmarked envelope from West Point incorporating his signature!Envelope Signed ?Geo. S Patton? in the name of the addressee, 5.5? x 3.5?. George Washington 2¢ stamp affixed, postmarked West Point, December 1906; San Gabriel, December 29, 1906 postmark on verso. Addressed by Patton to his mother, ?Mrs. Geo. S Patton / San Gabriel / Los Angeles Co. / Cal.? Slit open at top edge. Fine condition.Patton left VMI in 1903 for West Point. On November 11, 1906, Patton celebrated his 21st birthday. D?Este writes, ?On his twenty-first birthday he delivered some stern reflection son his life. As usual the dyslexia enhanced his harsh judgments of himself: ?Man lives by deeds not years. At least I hope so if at 42 I have as little to cause me self respect as I not have at 21 I had better say with Hector ?gape earth and swallow me.??? In West Point?s Class of 1909, Patton ranked 46 in a class of 103."

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        Schweizerisches Archiv für Volkskunde / Archives suisses des Traditions populaires. 3. Jhg. 1899 bis 46. Jhg. 1949 fast kmpl.; es fehlen die Jhge. 16, 17 u. 20 sowie 10 Einzel-Nummern [= 34 vollst. Jhge. u. 7 unvollst. Jhge.].

      - Vierteljahrsschrift. Mit Gesamt-Register. Zürich, Druck von Emil Cotti`s Wwe.; ab 7. Jhg. Juchli & Beck; ab 10. Jhg. Basel, Verlag der Schweiz. Ges. für Volkskunde, 1899-1949. Je Jhg. ca. 250-350 S., oft mit Textabb u. Taf. (tls. eingefaltet oder farbig), tlw. auch Noten, Gr.-8°, Illus. O-Karton (Hefte) Fast komplett die ersten 46 Jhge. mit den nützlichen Register-Bänden, welche 1949 veröffentlicht wurden u. ein "Gesamtregister für die Bände 1-45 des [vorl. Archivs], 1-38 der Schweizer Volkskunde u. 33-38 von Folklore Suisse" enthalten (erstellt von Robert Wildhaber) sowie ein Orts- u. Verfasser-Register. Die Hrsg. wechselten über die Jahre, beteiligt waren neben Hoffmann-Krayer (1864-1936), dem Begründer der Gesellschaft, auch: Jules Jeanjaquet, Maxime Reymond, Arthur Rossat, Jean Roux, Hanns Bächtold-Stäubli, Paul Geiger, R.-O. Frick, J.-B. Bertrand, Rob. Wildhaber. - Es fehlen neben den ersten beiden die Jhge. 16 (1912), 17 (1913) u. 20 (1916) sowie Jhg. 14 (1910), Nr. 2 u. 4 / 18 (1914), Nr. 2 / 26 (1925), Nr. 1 / 30 (1930), Nr. 2 u. 3 / 35 (1936), Nr. 4 / 42 (1945), Nr. 2 / 46 (1949), Nr. 3 u. 4. - Bsp. aus dem Inhalt: Luzerner Akten zum Hexen- u. Zauberwesen; Volkstümliches aus dem Frei- u. Kelleramt; Chants patois jurassiens; Volksmedizinisches; Allerhand Aberglauben aus dem Kanton Bern; Les Paniers; Die Hauszeichen u. Tesslen der Schweiz; Les "Fôles"; Die Klettgauer- oder Hallauertracht des Kantons Schaffhausen; Die Einsiedler Wallfahrts-Andenken einst u. jetzt; Marques Vaudoises; Aus dem Volksleben des Züricher Unterlandes; Sagen aus Rohrbach; Totentanzlieder; Heilige Längenmasse; Le Théâtre populaire en Valais; Volkstümliche Musikinstrumente in der Schweiz; Sprichwortstudien; Contes fantastiques du Jura bernois; Die neuere Entwicklung der Fastnacht in Basel-Land (die überwiegenden Beiträge sind auf deutsch). - Daneben auch immer wieder Bibliographie, Buchbesprechungen, Mitgliederverzeichnis u. jeder Bd. mit Jhgs.-Titel u. Register. - Überwiegend gute Expl., ab u. an etwas stärkere Gebrauchsspuren an den Einbänden; innen immer gut erhalten, meist noch garnicht aufgeschnitten, tlw. papierbedingt leicht gebräunt. Die Einbände überwiegend in der dtsch. Variante, manche auch mit dem franz. Titel (der Inhalt ist bei beiden Varianten gleich).

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        [Works] The Novels of ?

      New York: Macmillan and Co, 1899. First American edition of the Constance Garnett translation. 15 vols. 8vo. Publisher's brown cloth, gilt-stamped, some wear to spine ends of vols. I, IV, XIII, & IX, else near fine. First American edition of the Constance Garnett translation. 15 vols. 8vo. The Constance Garnett Translation. Garnett's first major work of translation - the novels of Turgenev in 15 volumes - done for Heinemann in London, and published simultaneoulsy in America for Macmillan. "Conrad, for whom Turgenev was Constance Garnett, compared her to a great musician interpreting a great composer" (ODNB).

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        The Amateur Cracksman

      London: Methuen 1899, 1899. FIRST EDITION. Crown octavo, pp.viii; 257; [1], blank; [1], imprint; [1], blank; 40, catalogue (dated February 1899) Finely bound in recent half burgundy calf over cloth boards, titled in gilt to the spine. Internally clean with some light toning to paper stock. A handsome copy. The first collection of the adventures of Arthur J. Raffles, the gentleman thief. A highlight of crime fiction. The character and stories were inspired by Sherlock Holmes, created by Hornung's brother-in-law Arthur Conan Doyle, to whom the printed dedication refers.

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        Swallow

      London, Longman's Green and Co. 1899., 39. Strange Tale. 8vo. First Edition. Handsomely bound by Frost of Bath in full scarlet calf, extra gilt, with marbled endpapers and all edge gilt, original cloth bound in at rear. Illustrated. Trivial wear, bookplate to pastedown. A fine copy, housed in a in a fleece-lined red cloth slipcase. Fantasy tale from the popular Victorian writer of adventure novels set in locations considered exotic by readers in his native England.

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        Donnerstag, 9. November 1899. Novität! Unter Mitwirkung von Mitgliedern hiesiger Gesangvereine und der ganzen Kapelle des 120. Infanterie-Regiments. Zum ersten Male: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg. In 3 Akten von Richard Wagner. In Szene gesetzt von Herrn Baumann. Dirigent G. R. Kruse.

      Ulmer Volksbote, Mittwoch, 8. November 1899., Ulm, - 54 : 38,5 cm. 1 Blatt. Mit umlaufender Bordüre. Jew. längs und quer einmal gefaltet. Theater-Anzeiger des Ulmer Volksboten, rückseitig mit zahlr. Geschäftsanzeigen. - Papierbedingt leicht, am Längsfalz etw. stärker gebräunt. Sonst gutes Exemplar.

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        Kunstformen der Natur. 5 Lieferungen (von 10) in 1 Band.

      Leipzig und Wien, Bibliographisches Institut 1899.. Folio. 5 Bll., 50 meist farbigen, teils chromolith. Tafeln mit je 1 Textbl. Halblederbd. d.Z. mit montierter Reproduktion des Orig.-VDeckelbezug (etwas berieben, Ecken bestossen)., fester Einband. 2. Band des wichtigen Werks, das von großem Einfluß auf die Entwicklung der Kunst, besonders des Jugenstils, zum Beginn des 20. Jahrhunderts war. Erster Band der Buchausgabe des von 1899 - 1904 in einzelnen Lieferungen erschienenen Werkes. - Ohne die Lieferungen 1-5 und das 1904 erschienene Supplementheft. - Stellenweise etwas fleckig, Vorsatz teils gelöst und mit kleiner Fehlstelle, insgesamt jedoch schönes Exemplar. - Sarkowski 24e, 23; Nissen ZBI 1783. Bankverbindung in Deutschland vorhanden.

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        The Highest Andes a Record of the First Ascent of Aconcagua and Tupungato in Argentina, and the Exploration of the Surrounding Valleys, with Chapters by Stuart Vines, M.A., F.R.G.S. And Contributions by Professor Bonney, D.Sc., Ll.D, F.R.S, G.C. Crick, F.G.S., R.I. Pocock, G.A.Boulenger, F.R.S., I.H. Burkhill, Philip Gosse

      Methuen & Co, London - 1899, 1st Edition. () Near fine. [xvi],390pp. Octavo. Red cloth-bound boards; title and ornament in gilt. Spine title in gilt; some darkening to spine, minor shelf wear to crown and foot. Several small spots to boards. Top edge in gilt. Some foxing to edges and throughout text block. Frontispiece with tissue guard + 52 plates from photographs. 2 fold out maps at rear. Neate F37. Fitzgeral completed the ascent but was noted as climbing poorly and never climbed again afterwards. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph Letter Signed -- written about, and as he was writing, LORD JIM

      1899 - [written about LORD JIM] Addressed to "Dear Mrs. Bontine" [Anne Elizabeth Bontine, the mother of Conrad's good friend R(obert). B(ontine). Cunnighame Graham]. On his stationery of Pent Farm, Stanford, near Hythe [Kent]. 4 pages (both sides of one folded leaf). Dated 25 Nov. [18]99. The recipient of this letter was the mother of R. B. Cunninghame Graham -- one of Conrad's closest friends, and one of the most important people in his life. The two men met in 1897 (when Graham lauded "An Outpost of Progress"). Graham and his family were of the Scottish aristocracy but with Spanish blood; Graham approved of anarchy as a political alternative (see: THE SECRET AGENT), and traveled widely in places such as Africa (hence his interest in "Outpost") and in South America (which would provide Conrad with much information about that continent for such writings as NOSTROMO). Conrad was also a correspondent with his mother, especially when Graham was traveling -- as here.~Beginning in late-1898, "Conrad began to split into pieces, and one result was the emergence of Charley Marlow, a middle-aged seaman. His next three works all used Marlow in varying degrees of dependency: 'Youth,' 'Heart of Darkness' and LORD JIM" [Karl]. A year later, at the time of this letter, he had completed the first two but was still agonizing over what he had planned to be merely a third short story, "Lord Jim."~The text of Conrad's letter reads:~A thousand apologies for my remissness in answering your kind and most welcome letter. I've just heard from dear Robert. He wrote from Granada. It makes me really happy to know that in the middle of his occupations he finds time to think of me. If envy is the sincerest form of admiration then I do envy him. There is no man to envy more.~He told me of his intention to go south again, so I do not answer his letter now. I expect to have the happiness (ceci n'est pas une phrase) of seeing him on his return. His youngest (I should think) friend does not consider himself fully dressed for the day unless he has on his neck the pretty-pretty given him by Kunam Gram. Do you recognize the name? [it appears to be a perhaps-tribal corruption of "Cunninghame Graham"]~You have the gift of kind words, of words that reach one in the depth of mental solitude, of discouragement, of mistrust. It looms like the blackest ingratitude that I should have delayed so long my thanks for your praise of Lord Jim which is my last (and lasting) anxiety. I've not as yet finished that story. The volume including that one, the Heart of D'ss and Youth shall come out in March if the fates are propitious. It shall come out and but for you -- Robert -- a friend here and there I would feel it shall disappear about that date. Yet I am a fortunate man for I have just the appreciations I care for.~My wife, with thanks for your message for her, asks me to convey the expression of her great regard. I can't tell you how grateful I am for every letter you deign to write. Pray believe me always your most faithful and obedient servant, [signed] Joseph Conrad~Well, the fates were NOT propitious -- or maybe, in retrospect, they were. The projected volume never did come out the following March -- for, prolonging the author's "lasting anxiety," "Lord Jim" the story gradually expanded into LORD JIM the 451-page novel, published in October 1900 -- generally regarded today as Conrad's greatest work. The other two tales could not yet appear in book form because, in the absence of "Lord Jim," a third tale was needed to "fill out" a volume. It would not be until 1902 that Conrad could write "The End of the Tether"; that third story would permit the publication of YOUTH And Two Other Stories in November 1902 -- more than two years after LORD JIM.~This letter, first and foremost, demonstrates in the author's own hand how it was his intention that the three "Marlow" stories should form a single published book -- which never happened. Further, the letter gives a hint of the anguish he [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Early Work of Aubrey Beardsley [With:] The Later Work of Aubrey Beardsley [And with:] The Uncollected Work of Aubrey Beardsley

      1899-1901. 'Special Issue' on Japan Vellum of All Three of Aubrey Beardsley's Collected WorksBEARDSLEY, Aubrey. The Early Work of Aubrey Beardsley. With a Prefatory Note by H.C. Marillier. London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1899. Special Issue printed on Japan Vellum. [one of 120 copies of which 100 are for sale]. [with:] BEARDSLEY, Aubrey. The Later Work of Aubrey Beardsley. London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1901. Special Issue printed on Japan Vellum. [one of 120 copies] with the frontispiece, "Madamoiselle de Maulpin," hand-colored, and with the initial letters for Volpone reproduced(original size) in photogravure, not half-tone.[and] BEARDSLEY, Aubrey. The Uncollected Work of Aubrey Beardsley. With an Introduction by C. Lewis Hind. London: John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd., [1925].Special Issue printed on Japan vellum limited to 110 copies of which this is number 94. Complete with the six additional drawings only found in the Special Issue.Three quarto volumes (11 3/16 x 8 11/16 inches; 284 x 221 mm.). Half-titles in each volume. 501 plates (including three frontispieces and six extra plates in the 'Uncollected Works' for this 'Special Issue' edition only). Publisher's cream cloth with the title stamped on upper covers within an architectural frame in green or gold, top edge gilt, others uncut. Spines very slightly darkened otherwise near fine copies."The album [Early Work] consists of drawings from Salomé, The Yellow Book, Keynotes Series, Pall Mall Budget, etc., including some reproduced for the first time. Numerous drawings are erroneously described as being hitherto unpublished.""The [second - Later Work] album consists of drawings from Mlle. de Maupin, Volpone, The Rape of the Lock, The Savoy, 19 from Le Morte d'Arthur, etc., including some reproduced for the first time. Numerous drawings are erroneously described as being hitherto unpublished."The [third - Uncollected Work] collection is largely one of very early drawings, many of no interest; facsimiles of letters and various drawings, some hitherto unpublished. Numerous drawings are erroneously described as being hitherto unpublished. The 42 tiny sketches (Nos. 44-47) from a pocket norebook are wrongly attributed to A.B. There is an introduction by C. Lewis Hind." (Gallatin. Aubrey Beardsley. Catalogue of Drawings and Bibliography).A wonderfully illustrated set, depicting the complete oeuvre of the famed artist of the Aesthetic and Art Nouveau movements.Aubrey Vincent Beardsley (21 August 1872 ?- 16 March 1898) was an English illustrator and author. At the age of nineteen he achieved notable and lasting acclaim for his illustrations in the Dent edition of Malory's Le Morte Darthur in 1892. He was a leading figure in the Aesthetic movement which also included Oscar Wilde and James A. McNeill Whistler. In 1894, Beardsley became the art editor of The Yellow Book under the general editorship of Oscar Wilde but with his advancing tuberculosis and Wilde's arrest - that put an end to that satirical periodical. His drawings in black ink, influenced by the style of Japanese woodcuts, emphasized the grotesque, the decadent, and the erotic. Although in increasingly poor health, Beardsley continued to produce illustrations, including those in The Savoy, The Rape of the Lock, and The Lysistrata. Aubrey Beardsley died from tuberculosis at the very young age of 25 on the 16th March, 1898.Lasner, 133; 136 & 177; Gallatin, pp. 74/75.

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        A MODEL JAPANESE VILLA.

      A SUPERB & EARLY PHOTOGRAPHIC VIEW OF JAPANESE ARCHITECTURE Tokyo [1899] - , Ogawa]. Crepe paper covered boards, very good,paper label, purple silk thread ties, oblong format 37.5 x26.5 cm., covers bit dusty, 19 collotype hand-colored photosa lovely work. FIRST & ONLY EDITION Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. [Sixth Edition], Fifty - Sixth Thousand. REMARKABLY BRIGHT, FRESH COPY

      John Murray, 1899 John Murray, 1899 8vo., Sixth Edition, Fifty - Sixth Thousand, with folding diagram, neat contemporary inscription on half - title, endpapers and preliminary leaves (to Contents) lightly spotted; original green cloth, boards with Oxford frame in blind, gilt back, uncut, a remarkably bright, fresh, firm copy.

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        1899-1909 8Vol Works of Rodolphe Topffer Voyages en Zig Zag in French

      09- Paris- Garnier Freres, Librairie Hachette 1899 - An eight volume set of the works of Rodolphe Topffer. The Complete Works as issued by Garnier Freres. Illustrated after the original drawings of Topffer. Volumes are:Reflexions et Menus ProposNouvelles GenevoisesPremier Voyages en ZigZag Parts 1 and 2Nouveaux Voyages en ZigZag Parts 1 and 2Le PresbytereRoza et Gertrude. Rodolphe Topffer was a Swiss teacher, author, painter, cartoonist and caricaturist. He is best known for his illustrated books which are often seen as one of the earliest examples of European comics. Paris educated, Topffer worked as a schoolteacher and ran a boarding school where he entertained students with his caricatures. He began to publish works in 1837 which were similar in style to modern comics and graphic novels. Topffer published several of these works and wrote theoretical essays on them. Condition: Uniformly bound in quarter calf bindings with gilt detailing to spines. Original paper wraps bound in. Externally, smart with some rubbing particularly at spines. Internally, firmly bound. Pages bright with scattered patches of spotting. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Abhandlungen zur arabischen Philologie.

      Leiden, E. J. Brill, 1896-1899. - Large 8vo. 2 parts in one vol. VI, (2), 231, (1) pp. CIX, (1), (2), 103, 69 pp. Contemp. half calf with marbled boards and giltstamped title to spine. Marbled endpapers. Bound between both parts: Michael Jan de Goeje, Dutch orientalist (1836-1909). Autograph letter signed. Leiden, 30 Oct. 1899. 8vo. 2½ pp. Both parts of Goldziher's Treatises on Arabic Philology, comprising in the first part his Notes on the Pre-History of Higâ' Poetry; Old and New Poetry Assessed by Arab Critics; and On the Expression 'Sakîna'; the second part contains his edition of the Kitáb al-Mu'ammarîn by Abu Hatim al-Sigistâni. Includes an autograph letter signed by the Dutch oriental scholar Michael Jan de Goeje to his French colleague Charles Barbier de Meynard (1826-1908) regarding a review of the the present work's second part. With Barbier de Meynard's library stamp on the title page and note "Zur Recension". - Well-preserved. OCLC 3813748. GAL S I, 167 (pt. 2). [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Miracles Of The Antichrist - 1st US Edition

      Boston: Little, Brown, and Company. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1899. First US Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. An attractive, Near Fine first US edition in original decorated cloth, minor traces of foxing to end-papers and page edges. Top edges gilt. In the rare, lightly soiled dust-jacket, minor chipping to edges; Translated from the original Swedish Antikrists Mirakler by Pauline Bancroft Flach, the novel explores the interplay between Christian and socialist moral systems, it is set in Sicily. "When Antichrist comes, he shall seem as Christ. There shall be great want, and Antichrist shall go from land to land and give bread to the poor. And he shall find many followers." - Sicilian Legend. In 1909, Selma Ottilia Lovisa Lagerlöf became the first female writer to win the Nobel Prize .

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        The Importance of Being Earnest

      London: Leonard Smithers and Co,, 1899. A Trivial Comedy for Serious People by the Author of Lady Windermere's Fan. Square octavo. Original pale purple cloth, gilt lettered spine, gilt floral motifs from designs by Charles Shannon on spine and covers, untrimmed, housed in a custom-made green cloth solander box. Discreet book labels of Llewellyn Wright and J. O. Edwards on front pastedown; spine of box faded, spine of book sunned, one very small black blemish on back cover, front and rear free endpapers browned (as usual). A fine copy. First and limited edition, one of 100 numbered large paper copies signed by Wilde. The Importance of Being Earnest, Wilde's last play, opened to great acclaim on Valentine's Day 1895 but was withdrawn after Wilde's failed libel suit against Lord Queensbury led to his arrest. The subsequent "utter social destruction of Wilde" (ODNB) meant that the play was not published in book form until February 1899, after Wilde's release from prison. Richard Ellmann comments that Smithers's handsome editions of Earnest and An Ideal Husband "brought Wilde a little money". Wilde's signature on the limitation leaf poignantly reflects his mental state after the shattering nature of his recent experiences, concluding dramatically with a firmly executed oblique downwards stroke.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Our Gardens

      London: J. M. Dent & Co. , 1899. First edition. Illustrated. (8vo) 19x13 cm (7½x5") full green morocco, gilt ruled borders with wandering vine and flowers, spine gilt, gilt dentelles, silk endleaves, all edges gilt. First Edition. Finely bound by Zaehnsdorf. An autograph letter from the author is laid in. Spine sunned, else fine.

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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        The Importance of Being Earnest

      Leonard Smithers and Co 1899 - First Edition, one of 1,000 copies, though this copy is not numbered. In Very Good condition. Bumping to corners and wear at extremities. Soiling to cloth. Previous owner name and date to front free end paper. Toning to pages. A handsome copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Ideal Husband

      London Leonard Smith 1899 - First Edition, Inscribed by Richard Todd Wilde, Oscar. An Ideal Husband. London: Leonard Smithers & Co., 1899. First edition. One of one thousand copies printed. A lovely, near fine copy with trivial soiling on the boards, spine a touch faded and gift inscription/bookplates on the front end papers. Long gift inscription from Richard Todd, famous British stage and film actor who portrayed Viscount Goring in an adaptation of "An Ideal Husband" in the 1960s. Additional bookplate of Joseph Groves as well as a small clipping on Todd's career tipped in on front paste-down. An interesting copy in excellent condition. First performed on the stage in 1895, the year of Wilde's arrest. Despite public appreciation for the play, the run was cut short and the book was delayed four years. Recently adapted to film, starring: Julianne Moore, Minnie Driver, Jeremy Northam, Cate Blanchett and Rupert Everett. A play written by Wilde at the height of his powers. Near fine. "Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people whom we personally dislike." Mason. HBS 67437. $2,250 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heritage Book Shop, ABAA]
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        The Tragedy of Pudd’nhead Wilson and the Comedy of Those Extraordinary Twins

      American Publishing Co., Hartford, Conn. 1899 - First State. "A" state of facsimile autograph. Bound in brown cloth lettered and decorated in black and gilt. Binding shows only very minor shelf wear. A very handsome copy. Size: Octavo [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA]
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        THE CONJURE WOMAN

      1899. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1899. Original brown cloth decorated in black, white and orange. First Edition of this Afro-American writer's first book, a series of seven dialect stories about incidents of slavery, told as reminiscences by an old black gardener. Examples are "Po' Sandy," "Mars Jeem's Nightmare" and "Sis' Becky's Pickaninny." Later in the same year, Chesnutt's biography of Frederick Douglass was also published. Chesnutt, who grew up in Fayetteville NC and ultimately returned there as a school principal, was actually mixed-race: his paternal grandfather was a white slaveholder, and though he claimed to have more white than black ancestry (and could probably have "passed" for white), he identified himself as a black man -- or "colored" in the language of the time.~This is a near-fine copy, with only a hint of wear at the extremities, and very slight speckling of the cloth near the bottom edge. Neither in the Blockson catalogue nor in Thornton (though both list the 1900 printing). Pioneer that he was, in recent years Chesnutt has become a very highly-collected author. Provenance: the front endpaper bears a 1928 penciled inscription by a former owner of this copy (who signed and initialed it), "The author of this book is a colored man, whose father was a drayman (whom, as a boy, I knew) in Fayetteville N.C."

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman]
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        BIG GAME HUNTING IN THE ROCKIES AND ON THE GREAT PLAINS: Comprising "Hunting Trips of a Ranchman" and "The Wilderness Hunter

      New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1899. First Edition. Hardcover. Mild sunning to the spine. A beautifully bound copy in Fine condition. Thick quarto (8" x 11") bound by Bennett in 3/4 brown morocco leather with gilt rules, five raised bands and a gilt-lettered spine with gilt elk decorations, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Copy #118 of 1000 copies SIGNED by the author below the frontispiece portrait of him standing proudly in his Rough Rider uniform. Comprises two earlier books, HUNTING TRIPS OF A RANCHMAN and THE WILDERNESS HUNTER. With 55 illustrations by Remington, Frost, Beard, and others.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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