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        Story Land (Storyland): Hours of Sunshine and Gladness

      Boston, U.S.A. Lothrop Publishing Company 1899. 35 pages. Delightful collection of children's stories and poems with beautiful black and white illustrations throughout. Charming colour-illustrated front board. Part of the Snowtime Series. Pages yellowed with age. Front hinge weak. Back hinge open. Somewhat above-average external wear and soiling. Hard Cover 4to - over 9?" - 12" tall. Fair Cox, Palmer and Others

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        Pesen o veschem Olege. Ke stoletiju s dnjom rozdenija Puschkina 26 Maja 1899 goda." V. Vasnecov. OHeft mit OUmschlag u. Schutzpappmappe.

      Moskau, "Imperatorskaja Akademija Nauk [1899] - OHFt.mit OUmschlag, 6 S., 4° mit farbigen Abbildungen von V. M. Vasnecov. Als Leporello geordnet. Exemplar fast unbeschädit u. frisch. Manche Büge stellenweise minimal eingerissen. Umschlagsseiten leicht bestaubt u. auf Ecken gering geknickt, sonst in sehr gutem Zustand. Sehr selten. sehr guter Zustand. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. If you want to visit us and see a specific book, please notify us in advance. Unsere Bücher werden nicht in unserem Geschäft, sondern in einem Lager am Stadtrand Prags verwahrt. Bitte teilen Sie uns vorher mit, wenn Sie uns besuchen und ein bestimmtes Buch ansehen wollen. * Book Language/s: ru [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Collection of Twenty-four Diaries, 1852-1899

      1899 - A collection of diaries spanning nearly five decades by a Centreville, Pennsylvania native, William M. Shriver, who was possibly a Civil War veteran. Twenty-four volumes, small octavo, various bindings (cloth, leather). Generally in fine condition. The brief entries are all written in pencil, with detailed household accounting lists in the back. They are mostly concise descriptions of the weather and the diarist's main activity of the day: working in the store, going to the local tavern, etc. Shriver has signed his name with the location and date in most of the volumes. The years included are: 1852, 1853, 1869, 1870-71, 1871, 1872, 1874, 1875, 1876-77, 1877-78, 1880-1881, 1881, 1882, 1883, 1887, 1888, 1890, 1891, 1892, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1897, 1899. In the 1870 United States Federal Census, there is an entry for a William Shriver of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania with an approximate birth date of 1830. The Civil War holdings of the Pennsylvania State Archives contains the papers and military records of a William M. Shriver of Cumberland County, dating from 1855, 1862-66, 1871-72, 1877-79, 1886, 1891, and 1897. Though there is no definitive evidence that all this refers to the same man, still the possibility exists that the William Shriver born about 1830 in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, is the same William Shriver who served during the Civil War, who, in turn, is the author of these diaries. Regardless, the diaries are a good resource for those curious about the daily life of an average citizen in 19th Century America. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Romantische Lieder.

      Dresden/Leipzig, E. Pierson's Verlag, 1899.. 8°. 44 Seiten. Originale Broschur. Oberes und unteres Kapital gering angeplatzt und mit minimaler Fehlstelle. Sonst sehr guter Zustand der überaus seltenen Erstausgabe des Erstlingswerkes von Hesse. Mit etwas späterer, handschriftlicher Widmung von Hermann Hesse: "Zur Erinnerung an die Packtage. August 1912. H. Hesse.". [Wilpert-Gühring 1]

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        The Story of the Malakand Field Force: an episode of frontier war

      London:: Longmans, Green and Co,, January 1899.. First Silver Library Edition.. Hardcover. VG+. Carries the Preface to the 1898 Second Edition. xvi, [ii], 337, (iii), 32 adverts; with tissue-guarded frontis and the six maps, two of them coloured and folding. Frontis clean, text pages toned as usual with this edition, and there is some foxing to the uncoloured maps: the coloured maps are crisp and bright. First blank leaf bears a faded ownership name, and there are small (non-penetrating) marks to the back of the frontis from former decayed tape (which retained a photograph of the young Winston, now detached and laid in). With the swan-and-ship endpapers of the Silver Library. In the series binding of maroon cloth ruled and titled in gilt, bright and firm, with very light scuffs to upper joint, joint ends, and corners. Very faint spill mark to upper board and short pale hairline mark to back: a particularly nice early copy.

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        La Cour De L' Imperatrice Catherine II Ses Collaborateurs Et Son Entourage. Cent Quatre-Vingt Neuf Silhouettes - Complete in 2 Volumes (Tomes I & II)

      Saint-Petersbourg, 1899. Covers in Poor Condition, INTERIORS IN VERY GOOD++ CONDITION. 60pp, complete with 189 silhouettes, letter-press plates, each with a tissue guard and biographical notes, depicting Catherine the Great's Court, Entourage and Collaborators. Text in Russian and French. In original stiff paper covers, lacking 3 of the leather covers and most of the backstrips, with an occasional edge chip to page [not affecting the silhouettes], occasional exit stamp (ink) dated October 25, 1941. BINDINGS TIGHT, PLATES BRIGHT. . Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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        The Coming Battle - A Complete History of the National Banking Money Power in the United States *FIRST EDITION*

      Chicago W.B. Conkey Company 1899. 483 pages. "In this volume the author endeavors to give an accurate history of the present National Bank System of currency, including an account of the first United States Bank, - both of which were borrowed from Great Britain by those statesmen who, like the father of Sir Robert Peel, believed that a national debt was the source of prosperity. It is believed that the facts adduced in the following pages will be productive of some good, in pointing out the immense evils lurking in that system of banking, - a system which has produced panics at will, and which is the active abettor of the stock gamblers, railroad wreckers, and those industrial tyrants of modern times, the enormously overcapitalized and oppressive trusts. It is sought to point out the great dangers of delegating purely government powers to these greedy monopolists, by which they are enabled to organize a money trust, far more tyrranical than all the other combinations now in existence; and by which they absolutely defy the authority that endowed them with corporate life." - from Introduction. Binding sound. Unmarked. Moderately worn and soiled externally. Only defects are insect damage along exterior of each hinge. Detailed photos available upon request. An ultra-rare first edition copy of this classic and vitally important work. First Edition Hardcover 12mo - over 6?" - 7?" tall; First Edition. Good

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        Wiener Medailleure 1899.

      Wien, Schroll, 1899.. Ca. 36,5 x 25,5 cm. Titelblatt, 42 Seiten, mit montierten photographischen Abbildungen, 22 Heliogravüren, 3 Autotypie-Tafeln und 67 Autotypien im Text. Grüner Original-Leinenband mit geprägtem Deckeltitel, 4 montierten Eck-Metallknöpfen und 1 montierten Bronze-Plaquette (Frauenbüste, Durchmesser 127 mm) von Anton Scharff.. Aufwendig illustrierte Schrift mit Einführung in die verschiedenen Techniken und Vorstellung der in Wien arbeitenden Künstler. Exlibris, Einband leicht berieben. Schönes Exemplar.

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        Under The Union Jack

      George Newnes, 1899/1900, Softcover (Side-stapled), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, First EditionThe batch consists of the first 38 titles published. The first was published on Saturday November 11th 1899 and the last in this collection on Saturday July 28th 1900. The later titles were published under the title " Under The Union Jack The Empire Illustrated". Size: A4 (300 x 210mm approx.). Item Type: Periodical. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Bindings are working loose but fully intact. Moderately foxed throughout. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; ; 19th century; Antiquarian & Collectible; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 70401.

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        A THOUSAND DAYS IN THE ARCTIC: With Preface by Admiral Sir F. Leopold McClintock

      Harper & Brothers, 1899. Cloth. Good. 1st Edition: Vol I xxi, 551pp, Vol II xxii-xv, 580pp. Appendices, indices. Illustrated throughout with over one hundred eighty black & white drawings, plates, 5 maps. Matched set. Original blue cloth over boards with gilt decorative devices to front cover, gilt titling to spine and front covers, top edges gilt. A day-by-day journal of the Jackson-Harmsworth Expedition (1894-97). The party established winter quarters at Cape Flora, Franz Joseph Land, and remained there for 3 years. By sheer coincidence, Fridtjof Nansen and Hjalmar Johansen encountered Jackson's camp in June of 1896 during the Fram Expedition, and enjoyed several weeks of generous hospitality (after surviving through the winter on walrus and bear meat). Throughout their stay, the party made sledge journeys in the archipelago, surveyed, made scientific collections, hunted, and described the polar night. Includes a chapter on scurvy. [AB 7943]. "This is an unvarnished tale of a thousand consecutive days spent in the Arctic, printed almost word for word as it was written--while the facts and impressions were fresh in my memory--in our hut, or tent, when on sledging and boating journeys in Franz-Josef Land. It is a simple, true account and statement of facts incident to our life and work there--plain facts, penned by a plain man." (from the author's note). A very important title in early arctic exploration. Shelfware, corners bumped, chipping to spines, some small splits to spines. Moderate foxing, tear to 2 of the 5 folding maps, all maps fragile, staining to creases as expected. An original set, now very difficult to find with the original bindings. Good. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Arctic & Antarctic; Antarctic; Inventory No: 2352. .

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        Kunst-Formen der Natur. 6 Lieferungen gebundenen in HLDr. Es sind 59 farb. u. sw. Tafeln von 60 beigebunden. Unvollständiges Exemplar: es fehlt Titelblatt u. Tafel N° III + Begleitungstext: Stentor. Urtiere aus der Hauptklasse der Infusorien (Klasse der Ciliaten)

      Leipzig - Wien: Bibliographisches Institut 1899 - HLDr., Vorwort, Begleitungstexte, Tafeln, Fol. HLDr.-Einband mit eingeklebtem Ausschnitt des OHeftes auf Vorderdecke. Einband wenig berieben und bestoßen. Tafeln stellenweise mit OSeidenpapier versehen. Tafel N° I. leicht stock- u. wasserfleckig, sonst frisches u. sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. If you want to visit us and see a specific book, please notify us in advance. Unsere Bücher werden nicht in unserem Geschäft, sondern in einem Lager am Stadtrand Prags verwahrt. Bitte teilen Sie uns vorher mit, wenn Sie uns besuchen und ein bestimmtes Buch ansehen wollen. * Book Language/s: de [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'ARBRE + ENVOI DE L'AUTEUR A JEAN JAURES

      PAUL OLLENDORFF 1899 - R260134912: 150 pages. Premier plat illustré en monochrome bleu. Quelques illustrations en noir et blanc dans et hors texte par Pinchon. Manque au dos fendu. Premier plat détaché. N°16 de la Collection Ollendorff illustrée. Envoi de l'auteur sur la page de faux-titre : "à M. Jean Jaurès, son admirateur et son reconnaissant confrère, Georges Rodenbach". In-12 Broché. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos abîmé. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 840-Littératures des langues romanes. Littérature française [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        The Life and Works of Charles Lamb, in Twelve Volumes (India House Edition): Life by Alfred Ainger; The Essays of Elia; The Last Essays of Elia; Tales from Shakespeare; Poems, Plays & Miscellaneous Essays Vols I & II; Mrs Leicester's School &c , Vols I & II; The Letters of Charles Lamb, Newly Arranged with Additions, Vols I, II, III & IV

      The Lamb Publishing Company, New York, 1899. Limited Edition. Full-Leather. Near Fine/No Jacket. Limited India House edition, #128 of 130 sets printed for subscribers only. Our research shows full-leather and half-leather versions of this edition were printed. Not to be confused with the Elia Edition, of which 480 sets were printed. Very faint scuff marks to boards of a couple volumes, two minor ink spots on spine of vol. 8 spine, otherwise an exceptional set. Twelve finely bound volumes, full mahogany marble calf, gilt titles, elaborate gilt decorations, top edges gilt, deckled fore-edge and page base, marbled endpapers, mezzotint frontispieces, photogravure plates, engraved vignettes of East India House on each title page. A complete collection of Charles Lamb's writings, together with introductory information, notes, and a biography by Alfred Ainger. Includes: Life by Alfred Ainger; The Essays of Elia; The Last Essays of Elia; Tales from Shakespeare; Poems, Plays & Miscellaneous Essays Vols. I & II; Mrs. Leicester's School &c., Vols. I & II; The Letters of Charles Lamb, Newly Arranged with Additions, Vols. I, II, III & IV.

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        The Origin and Official History of the Thirteenth (13th) Battalion of Infantry and a Description of the Work of the Early Militia of the Niagara Peninsula in the War of 1812 and the Rebellion of 1837

      E.L. Ruddy, Hamilton, Ontario, 1899, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fair, First EditionSize: 4to - over 9?" - 12" tall, 88 pages plus 40 pages of glorious vintage ads, primarily for businesses in Hamilton and vicinity - our two favourites being the full-page ad for Labatt's Ales and Porter, and the quarter-page ad for J. Hoodless & Son which features photos of John Hoodless and the late Jos. Hoodless. Neatly handwritten inscription dated Christmas 1899 indicates this copy was presented to Captain A.A. Booker 'With the compliments of Lieut-Colonel McLaren and Officers". Presumably A.A. Booker was a descendant of Lieutenant-Colonel Alfred Booker who commanded the Battalion from 1865-1866 when it took part in the Battle of Ridgeway. A full-page photographic portrait of Lieutenant-Colonel Henry McLaren appears on page thirteen. Includes list of officers and the dates of the official gazettes concerning them, and a Record of Rifle Shooting from 1863 to 1899 inclusive. Printed upon coated stock. Marbled endpapers. Handsome bright gilt adornment and lettering upon front board. Usual library markings. Above-average external wear. Hinges and backstrip secured with tape. A worthy association copy of this important work, Former Library Copy

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        The Coming Battle - A Complete History of the National Banking Money Power in the United States *FIRST EDITION*

      W.B. Conkey Company, Chicago, 1899, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, First EditionSize: 12mo - over 6?" - 7?" tall, 483 pages. "In this volume the author endeavors to give an accurate history of the present National Bank System of currency, including an account of the first United States Bank, - both of which were borrowed from Great Britain by those statesmen who, like the father of Sir Robert Peel, believed that a national debt was the source of prosperity. It is believed that the facts adduced in the following pages will be productive of some good, in pointing out the immense evils lurking in that system of banking, - a system which has produced panics at will, and which is the active abettor of the stock gamblers, railroad wreckers, and those industrial tyrants of modern times, the enormously overcapitalized and oppressive trusts. It is sought to point out the great dangers of delegating purely government powers to these greedy monopolists, by which they are enabled to organize a money trust, far more tyrranical than all the other combinations now in existence; and by which they absolutely defy the authority that endowed them with corporate life." - from Introduction. Binding sound. Unmarked. Moderately worn and soiled externally. Only defects are insect damage along exterior of each hinge. Detailed photos available upon request. An ultra-rare first edition copy of this classic and vitally important work.

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        L'Autriche Juive

      Paul Dupont, and A. Pierret, Paris 1899 - Quarto. 402pp. Half yellow cloth over marbled paper covered boards, with leather title-label laid on spine. Gold lettering on title-label. Gold-stamped decoration of a skull and a lis flower on spine. Original printed softcovers bound in. Book marker. This is a scarce first edition of a notorious anti-semite work written during the Dreyfus Affair. Some edge wear on binding with soiling on spine. Corners and edges slightly rubbed. Original wrappers age-toned. Paper margin yellowed. Text in French. Binding in overall good+, interior in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        A Lost Lady of Old Years

      London: John Lane at The Bodley Head. 1899, 1899. First Edition. 8vo. Publisher's green cloth titled and decorated in white, sunned to spine, bumped to extremities. A very good copy. Internally clean and fresh. A handsome copy of a scarce bit of early Buchan.

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        Association Football

      George Newnes Limited, London 1899 - Inscribed on blank free endper '' To my son Walter, who has helped me in my football work N. L. Jackson. 27.10.99 ''. Collation, xii+412pp, 24pp publishers catalogue, 20 full page illustrations. Bound in original publishers green gilt cloth. Cloth very lightly rubbed, a few minor dent or abrasion marks. A very nice clean binding. Internally, occasional very light spot mark. Pages and illustrations clean throughout. A very nice clean signed copy.A48 Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        MILITARIA. Historique du 2ème Régiment d'Artillerie.

      Librairie Dauphinoise, Grenoble 1899 - Ancien 2ème d'artillerie à pied - 2ème Régiment d'artillerie à cheval - Nouveau 2ème d'artillerie (1720-1898). Grand in-8, 327-CLVVIII pages. Demi chagrin rouge, dos à nerfs, couv. et dos conservés. Reliure d'époque. 24 gravures hors texte en noir, 18 gravures en couleurs, 4 planches de reproductions (portraits des Comtes d'Aboville et du Gal. Foy, 63 illustrations dans le texte. Tirage unique à 750 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE POETIC AND DRAMATIC WORKS OF ROBERT BROWNING

      Houghton Mifflin and Co., Boston/NY:(1899) - **LIMITED TIME ONLY! 40% OFF ALL ANTIQUARIAN SHOP INVENTORY! (DISCOUNT ALREADY APPLIED TO PRICE SHOWN)** The Riverside Edition, in six volumes with introduction and notes, bound in3/4 blue crushed morocco over marbled covered boards with matching endpapers, raised bands with compartments gilt decorated, tp edges gilt, some darkening to spines, minor spots of rubbing, a very good set, internally clean and bright [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LES BARDEUR CARBANSANE - HISTOIRE D'UNE FAMILLE PENDANT CENT ANS - 4 TOMES. 2 + 3 + 5 + 7 / TOME 2. FRERES D'ARMES - TOME 3. A TRAVERS LA TOURMENTE - TOME 5. SEVERINE 1814-1815 - TOME 7. FILS DE BOURGEOIS.

      COLIN ARMAND & CIE 1899 - RO20170533: 4 TOMES: 344 + 358 + 338 + 273 pages - nombreuses gravures en noir et blanc dans et hors texte - couverture monochrome - tranches dorées - dos partiellement desolidarisé sur le tome 5 - dos partiellement desolidarisé et 1er plat desolidarisé sur le tome 2. TOME 2. FRERES D'ARMES - TOME 3. A TRAVERS LA TOURMENTE - TOME 5. SEVERINE 1814-1815 - TOME 7. FILS DE BOURGEOIS. In-8 Cartonnage d'éditeurs. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos satisfaisant. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 840.08-XIX ème siècle [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Works of Rudyard Kipling

      Scribners, New York, 1899, Hardcover, Book Condition: Near FineTwenty seven volumes, uniformly bound in three quarter dark bropwn morocco over marbled boards, spines with raised bands and gilt titling, marbled end papers. Two volumes with significant wear to the bindings, the remainder Near Fine.Additional postage required, Book

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        The Gentleman from Indiana.

      New York: Doubleday & McClure Co., 1899 - Octavo. Original green cloth, titles and decoration to spine and upper board in red and yellow, green top-stain. Spine tanned, lightly rubbed at extremities, front hinge cracked and cover a little loose, faint toning to margins of contents. A very good copy. First edition, first printing of the author's first novel. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "'Well the old Triangle knew the music of our tread, How the peaceful Seminole would tremble in his bed.' Newton Booth Tarkington". This copy was probably inscribed for a friend from the author's Princeton days, as these are the lyrics to the song of the Princeton Triangle Club, an amateur musical comedy troup named after the percussion instrument. "Seminole" here refers to seminary students. As president of the Princeton Dramatic Association, Tarkington wrote a musical parody of Julius Caesar that became the group's first production after its name changed to Triangle Club the following year. He also started a campaign to raise money for the construction of a small building to house the club, which remained in use for 25 years. This copy also has an earlier ownership inscription of a Tarkington family member on the front pastedown. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        LA DOMENICA DEL CORRIERE

      Milano,, 1899-1968.. In-4 gr., legature diverse in mz. tela o similpelle, tit. oro al dorso. Offriamo una collezione completa e rilegata di 69 annate della Domenica del Corriere, dal 1899 (Anno I, n. 1), al 1968. Settimanale illustrato del ?"Corriere della Sera?" - celebre per le copertine di Achille Beltrame e di Walter Molino - sulle sue pagine trovarono una vetrina popolare anche le grandi firme del Corriere, da Luigi Barzini a Indro Montanelli. Precisiamo che la rivista cambiò titolo nel corso del 1945/1946 e le due annate risultano cosi?' composte: 1945 - primi 16 nn. (?"Domenica del Corriere?"); dal 27 maggio (n. 1) al 30 dicembre (n. 32) diventa ?"Domenica degli Italiani?" / 1946 - primi 12 nn. (?"Domenica degli Italiani); dal 31 marzo (n. 1) al 29 dicembre (n. 40) ridiventa ?"Domenica del Corriere?". Tutta la raccolta è in buono stato.

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        One Hundred Years' History of the 2nd Batt. West India Regiment - from date of raising 1795 to 1898

      London: Forster Groom & Co, 1899 - 221pp + list of subscribers + photo plates. 1st ed., very clean in original red and blue cloth, spine faded and with top edge slightly frayed. Seldom seen regimental history book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ORIGINAL PEN AND INK DRAWING

      No publication information 1899 - (Opper, F.) ORIGINAL PEN AND INK DRAWING. The drawing is labeled "Backyard Gossips" and it is dated 1899. It is signed "F. Opper". The size is an impressive 20-1/8" x 21-1/16" and it comes framed. Frederick Burr Opper (1857-1937) was one of the preeminent illustrators of his time. The condition of the drawing is FINE.

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        When the Sleeper Wakes; a story of the years to come

      Harper & Brothers, 1899 - Frontispiece, plates Spine unevenly faded and sides a little marked, hinges cracked and end-papers a little foxed, otherwise a nice copy; bookseller’s small label on rear pastedown H.G. Wells Society Bibliography 15; Currey B [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Lyrics of the Hearthside

      Dodd, Mead and Company, New York 1899 - Original green-gray cloth, slight edgewear, top edge gilt, corners slightly bumped, inner joint a little weak, offsetting from frontis onto the title page. Spine slightly rubbed, but an attractive Alice C. Morse binding. Signed by Dunbar on the front endpaper. BAL 4925. x, 227pp.Maya Angelou took the title of the first volume of her autobiography, I know Why the Caged Bird Sings, from a line from the final stanza of Dunbar's poem Sympathy, published in this collection:"I know why the caged bird sings, ah me, When his wing is bruised and his bosom sore, When he beats his bars and would be free; It is not a carol of joy or glee, But a prayer that he sends from his heart's deep core, But a plea, that upward to Heaven he flings - I know why the caged bird sings." Size: duodecimo (12mo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Poetry; Signed by Author. Inventory No: 044859. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        THE WRITINGS OF BRET HARTE. WITH INTRODUCTIONS, GLOSSARY, AND INDEXES. ILLUSTRATED BY PHOTOGRAVURES (16 VOLUMES]

      Houghton, Mifflin and Company / The Riverside Press, Boston 1899 - The Writings of Bret Harte in 16 volumes. Handsomely bound in the original three quarter crimson red morocco with red and gilt marbled boards. Spines in six compartments decoratively tooled in gilt with five raised spine bands. Top-edges all are bright gilt with fore-edges uncut. Gilt marbled red endpapers matching the covers. Illustrated by photogravures and illustrations with captioned tissue-guards. Excellently cared for, a largely unopened set in bright, superb condition. No name, bookplate or other markings. Harte won great fame, especially for his stories of early California and gold mining life. See photos. [No International shipping on this item] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Part Borne by the Dutch in the Discovery of Australia 1606-1765

      London: Luzac & Co, 1899. Large quarto, with numerous photogravure plates and two folding maps printed in colour, a fine copy in early quarter black morocco, gilt decorated spine with crimson label. With the Southland chart by by Hessel Gerritsz. First edition of this important work, here offered in a stately leather binding.With parallel text in Dutch and English on opposite pages. Published by the Royal Dutch Geographical Society to commemorate its twenty-fifth anniversary, this represented a major step forward in the study of the early discovery of Australia. Heeres was also the editor of the first publication of Tasman's journal. The book includes plates of 19 maps, many of the utmost scarcity, including the large folding chart of the Southland by Hessel Gerritsz.

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        Die Frau im Fenster. Die Hochzeit der Sobeide. Der Abenteurer und die Sängerin. Theater in Versen

      Bln., S. Fischer 1899.. 8°. 260 S. OLn. Mit Goldpräg. , Kopfgoldschn. Leicht berieb. EA Jacoby 77; W.-G.² 5 - Mit eigenh. Widmung d. Verf. am Vorsatz. Weihnachten 1924.

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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.

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        INDIANS OF SOUTHERN MEXICO: AN ETHNOGRAPHIC ALBUM

      (LANG, CHARLES B.). Starr, Frederick. INDIANS OF SOUTHERN MEXICO: AN ETHNOGRAPHIC ALBUM. Signed and Numbered by the Author. Chicago: Printed for the Author by the Lakeside Press, 1899. First Edition 1/560. Oblong Small Folio. Gilt Debossed Cloth. Photography Monograph. Very Good -/No Jacket. xxxii + cxli (350pp), 141 monochrome gravure illustrations. "Indians of Southern Mexico: An Ethnographic Album" is Frederick Starr's beautifully illustrated ethnographic survey of the indigenous peoples of the southern states of Mexico at the close of the nineteenth century. It was printed for the author in 1899 utilizing letterpress and gravure in an edition of five hundred and sixty copies only at Chicago's fabled Lakeside Press. Reproducing photographers Charles B. Lang and Bedros Tartarian's albumen images from the author's 1896 and 1898 expeditions amongst the Aztec, Chontal, Cuicatec and Chinantec, Juave, Mixe, Mixtec, Otomi, Tarascan, Tehuantepecano, Tlaxcalan, Triqui, and Zapotec tribes along with a descriptive text, to this day it remains a standard work in the field. A handsome copy of this elegant tome SIGNED AND NUMBERED by Frederick Starr in black ink on the front colophon, as issued, showing only minor wear to the extremities and tips of its still bright, navy blue gilt debossed cloth along with a few insignificant surface abrasions to the front and rear boards. With one hundred and forty-one photographic plates and weighing nearly eleven pounds, this title's binding and hinges are notoriously fragile. The massive textblock exhibits some typical play and slight pulling to the signatures, however it remains remarkably sturdy given its age and weight. The rear hinge is well preserved but for two small starts, with the front hinge revealing some separating along its length that has been securely repaired using archival adhesive without the need for reinforcement. The endpapers and edges show light wear and soiling, while the plates are bright and crisp with the occasional minor blemish to the margins. This particular example (number 440 of five hundred impressions on "heavy plate paper") was circulated in the 1993 Museum exhibition "Mexico Through Foreign Eyes: 1850-1990" curated by Carole Naggar and Fred Ritchin, and reproduced in the comprehensive catalogue published by W.W. Norton. All in all, it is a spectacular age-appropriate copy of this exceptionally striking and important Mexican ethnography. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 019354

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        Original Dustwrapper Art Archive

      An archive of original art from Paul Laune (1899-1977), including 22 dustwrapper concepts painting, three multipage interior art mock-ups, and ten supplied hardcover books displaying the final published artwork between 1937-1960. Each painting is done in watercolor or tempera on art paper or stiff cardboard, with nearly all mounted and matted with a protective overlay; the three octavo-sized mocks are made from loose sheets stapled in the middle and folded. The art is in near fine or better condition with little wear, while the books are overall near fine. Further details available upon request. .

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        American Anthropologist

      American Anthropological Society, Various Locations 1899 - 120 volumes plus all indexes and supplements. Royal Octavo (9 1/4" x 6 1/4") and Quarto (11" x 8 1/2") issued in wrappers. Early volumes from the library of George M Foster and bound in green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Other volumes from the library of Robert V Kemper. First editions. American Anthropologist is the flagship journal of the American Anthropological Association (AAA). It is known for publishing a wide range of work in anthropology, including articles on cultural, biological and linguistic anthropology and archeology. Its first incarnation (known as the "Old Series") started in 1888 and was published by the Anthropological Society of Washington, the first anthropology association in the United States. The "New Series" began in 1899 under an editorial board that included Franz Boas, Daniel G. Brinton, and John Wesley Powell and continues to this day. The four fields of Anthropology include cultural, linguistic, archeology and biological/physical. Sometimes applied anthropology is added as a fifth division. Among the journals published by the AAA, The American Anthropologist is the only one that follows the "four field" approach, publishing articles from all the subdisciplines of anthropology. Proponents of four-field anthropology see American Anthropologist's broad scope as important to maintaining disciplinary unity, while critics have expressed serious reservations about this aim, and criticize pressures since the 1970s against editors and works that do not subscribe to four field holism as an ideal for anthropological scholarship. Condition: Because of the quantity of this item shipping will be $500.00 domestic and will require 30 boxes to be shipped. Shipping arrangements will be made with the buyer. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        AFFICHE : LONDON MIDLAND AND SCOTTISH RAILWAY D'ANGLETERRE

      - Anonyme Date : 1899 Dimensions : 74 5x105cm Imp : J. Minot Paris Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en parfait état.

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        La Collection Dutuit - Livres Et Manuscrits

      Domascene Morgand, Paris, France, 1899, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Limited EditionLimited Edition - Copy # 61/350. Text entirely in French. 5" crack on lower spine, but binding is tight. Lettering on spine has worn down to be unreadable. Extremely heavy book. Size: Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall. Pages are tight and clean. Heavy foxing throughout. Moderate shelfwear to the cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: over 6 pounds. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Non-English Language::French; Inventory No: 001240.

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        Superb colorful panoramic map of the region between the Mississippi River and the Great Salt Lake, illustrating the overland trek of the Mormons in 1846 and 1847, which is drawn from Orson Pratt's record of the trip

      [Salt Lake City, Utah], [1899] "Panoramic Map, ?Route of the Mormon Pioneers From Nauvoo To Great Salt Lake. Feb'y 1846 July, 1847.? Chromolithograph, 28? x 7? (visible). Matted and framed to 35? x 14.75?. In apparent fine condition. A striking color panoramic depiction of the route west from Illinois to Utah, 1846-1847, drawn from Orson' Pratt's record of the trip, charting the Mormons? daily progress on a relief map. Pratt was an original member of the Quorum of Twelve Apostles. Illustrated with views of the wagon train, a group of tepees, a buffalo herd, and numerous other scenes from the journey. Each campsite along the route is noted with the dates which the emigrant party stayed at each site. Graff 3585. There were small and large versions of this map published in 1899 by Millroy & Hayes and issued by the Wilson Hotel, Salt Lake City. The larger versions, approximately 42? x 14?, have sold for as much as $19,200 (Swann Galleries 2008)."

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Wissenschaftliche Luftfahrten. Erster Band: Geschichte und Beobachtungsmaterial. Mit einem farbigen Vollbilde, 19 eingedruckten Abbildungen und 59 Karten. / Zweiter Band: Beschreibung und Ergebnisse der einzelnen Fahrten. Mit fünf farbigen Vollbildern, 310 eingedruckten Abbildungen und zwei Tafeln. Dritter Band: Zusammenfassungen und Hauptergebnisse. Mit zwanzig eingedruckten Abbildungen und zwei Tafeln.

      Braunschweig, Friedrich Vieweg und Sohn, 1899.. EA. 3 Bde. 4°. ca. 1400 Ss. gesamt, Tafeln tls. gefaltet. O-Halbleinen m. Rückengoldpr. Exlibris. Einbandrücken oben und unten berieben. Bd. 1: Bindung i. vord. Gelenk etwas angelockert. Tafel 41 u. 42 lose einliegend. Band 2: Einbanddeckel m. leichtem Abrieb. Bibliothektsstempel. Alle 3 Bände insgesamt sehr gut erhalten. Versandkosten (Übergewicht, wertgesichert!) EUR 15,00.. Die farbigen Bilder zeigen bemannte Ballons. Ausführlicher historischer Überblick, umfangreiche Darstellungen, Fahrtberichte u. Beobachtungsergebnisse über Lufttemperatur, Wasserdampf, Wolkenbildung, Winde, Sonnenstrahlen, Luftelektrizität. Brockett 949, Liebmann 1515.

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        Story Land (Storyland): Hours of Sunshine and Gladness

      Lothrop Publishing Company, Boston, U.S.A., 1899, Hard Cover, Book Condition: Fair, Illustrated By: Cox, Palmer and OthersSize: 4to - over 9?" - 12" tall, 35 pages. Delightful collection of children's stories and poems with beautiful black and white illustrations throughout. Charming colour-illustrated front board. Part of the Snowtime Series. Pages yellowed with age. Front hinge weak. Back hinge open. Somewhat above-average external wear and soiling.

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        Life, Writings, and Correspondence of George Borrow, Derived from Official and OtherAuthentic Sources

      London - John Murray 1899 - The scarce first edition of Knapp's biography, with illustrative plates, and one of the original 1899 dustwrappers. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. Complete in Two Volumes. Many pagesare unopened. With one of the original dustwrappers in two halves, unfortunately missing the spine panel. With Twenty-Two Illustrations, including ten plates, collated complete. George Borrow, 1803-1881, was an English writer and traveller. Borrow's bibliography is swelled by articles, reviews, compilations, and, above all, his beloved translations: but his enduring legacy was a handful of original works unlike any others, episodic narratives capturing the imagination with strange and at times superbly presented characters and powerful picaresque sketches -ODNB. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is only slight wear to the extremities, with just slight bumping to the top and tail of the spine. Internally the pages with some slight browning and scattered spots. Overall the condition is very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Plans of Gold Districts of Nova Scotia

      Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa, 1899, - (Geological Survey of Canada). Set of nine maps (with geological sections) published between 1899 and 1904, and of the nine principal gold producing districts of Nova Scotia. Lithographed, with some salient geological features coloured. These maps comprising: "Plan and Section Fifteen-Mile Gold District, Halifax County, N. S." "Plan and Section Lawrencetown Gold District, Halifax County, N. S." "Plan and Sections Waverley Gold District, Halifax Co. Nova Scotia" "Plan and Section Tangier Gold District, Halifax Co. Nova Scotia" "Plan and Section South Uniacke Gold District, Hant and Halifax Counties, Nova Scotia" "Plan and Section Lake Catcha Gold District, Halifax Co. Nova Scotia" "Plan and Section Cochran Hill Gold District, Guysborough Co, N. S." "Plan and Sections Caribou Gold District, Halifax Co N. S." "Plan and Section Salmon River Gold District, Halifax Co., N. S." Dimensions vary. Overall sheet dimensions run from 20 1/2" to 48" in width; 9" to 19 1/2" in height. Map dimensions (inclusive of sectional views, but exclusive of title, scale and legends) from 18 3/8" to 43 3/8" in width; 6 1/8" to 11" in height. Stored rolled. Lightly and uniformly browned. Lawrencetown District map has sheet corner torn (not affecting map proper) and small piece of sheet corner torn away. Slight roughage to edge or margin of two other maps. The maps are printed on relatively thin paper, and may be said, therefore, to be in exceptionally good condition. 1,000.00

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        Magyar Ornithologiai Központ. Magyarország Madarai különös tekintettel gazdasági jelentöségökre.

      Budapest 1899. 2 volumes (282 x 200mm). pp. xxiv, 187; xix, 830, with 56 lithographed plates of which 51 chromo-lithographed and numerous figures in the text. Publisher's cloth. The first work on Hungarian birds in the Hungarian language. István Chernel (1865-1922) was a prominent Hungarian ornithologist and editor of the periodical 'Aquila'. His main work 'Birds of Hungary' was published in 1899. The first volume is about the role of birds, their place in nature and their anatomy. The second volume expounds the taxonomy of birds and deals with all the bird species of the country. Beside their Hungarian and Latin names the author gives their popular names and describes their behaviour. This work is the result of 22 years of collecting and research. The fine plates are by Stef v. Nécsey and Jul. v. Háry, chromolithographed by Czettel and Deutch, Budapest.//Nissen IVB 195; Wood p. 288.

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        Exposition Universelle de 1889 Le Pays des Fees Jardin Enchante, Les Maitres de l'Affiche Pl. 181

      Paris:: L'Imprimerie Chaix,. 1899.. First edition. Print. Fine. An image of an enormous woman dancing over a cityscape. Image size varies on paper 11 1/4 x 15 1/2" with the blind stamp in the lower right corner.

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