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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)."

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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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        Zur Analyse des unregelmässigen Pulses. 1-4. Mitteilung.

      . Z. klin. Med., 36,37,39,44. - Berlin, August Hirschwald, 1899-1902, 8°, (4), 536, 1 Taf.; (4), 549, 8 Taf.; (4), 568, 2 Taf.; (4), 496, 1 Portr., 5 lith. Taf., 4 Einbände der Zeit.. "WENCKEBACH - LUCIANI PHENOMENON - Wenckebach observed for the first time, a form of periodic rhythm which is now called the "Wenckebach phenomenon. - 1.: Zur Analyse des unregelmässigen Pulses (36: pp.181-199, 11 Abb., 1 Taf.). - 2.: Zur Analyse des unregelmässigen Pulses (37: pp.475-488, 1 Taf.). - 3.: Ueber einige Formen von Allorhytmie und Bradycardie (39: pp.293-304, 2 Abb., 1 Taf.). - 4.: Zur Analyse des unregelmässigen Pulses (44: pp.218-225, 4 Abb.). - - "Karel Frederick Wenckebach (1864-1970) was born at The Hague on March 24, 1864. In 1888 he obtained his medical degree from the University of Utrecht, where he met and became a friend of Einthoven. While a medical student under the influence of Engelmann, he developed a keen interest in the arrhythmias. He published his classic work on the arrhythmias, "Die Arhythmie, als Ausdruck bestimmter Funktionsstörungen des Herzens", in 1903, shortly after Mackenzie published The Study of the Pulse. At that time, Wenckebach was Professor of Medicine at Groningen. Later, he held similar positions at Strassburg and Vienna. He remained at Vienna until 1929, where he established a clinic which attracted students from all over the world, particularly from America. - Wenckebach, although younger than Mackenzie, was like him in many ways. Wenckebach was primarily a clinician. He worked with the polygraph and was suspicious of the electrocardiograph. An era in the history of cardiology began and ended with Mackenzie and Wenckebach. As a youth, Wenckebach had a great admiration for Mackenzie; and at a time when Mackenzie was ignored by his own countrymen, Wenckebach went to Burnley to visit him. In 1930, five years after Mackenzie's death, Wenckebach made a pilgrimage to the Research Institute founded by Mackenzie at St. Andrews. - Wenckebach was the first to recognize extrasystoles in man (1898). However, he is best known for his description, in 1899, of the arrhythmia which is now termed the "Wenckebach phenomenon." As a result of his studies on the arrhythmias with the polygraph, Wenckebach had great influence on electrocardiography. He was also one of the first to suggest that the various disorders of the heartbeat which were produced in experimental animals were of the same nature as those observed clinically in man." - "Incomplete hear block was studied extensively in man by Wenckebach, Mackenzie and Ha, by means of the polygraph. Wenckebach first noted the phenomenon from a patient with incomplete heart block. Wenckebach recognized that the pulse varied in an manner that had been described by Luciani in 1872. Luciani showed that the isolated ventricle of a frog was able to beat when supplied with serum but that the contractions were irregular and occurred in distinct groups, with pauses of varying lenths between the groups. Wenckebach called the pauses seen in the clinical sphygmogram "Luciani periods. .." G.E. Burch & N.P. de Pasquale, A History of Electrocardiography, pp.83-84; 154-155 - Garrison & Morton No.2809.1

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        A MES BONS PARENTS - HERBIER NATUREL

      CHEZ L'AUTEUR 1899 - R300001410: 48 planches d'herbier naturel avec description manuscrite.Titre et fleuron dorés. Pons. In-4 Relié demi-cuir. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 580-Botanique [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Antarctic Mystery

      J.B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia 1899 - First American edition. Blue cloth lettered and illustrated in black and silver. Small neat gift inscription (dated Christmas, 1898), hinges neatly and professionally repaired, and spine slightly toned, a very good or better copy. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        From Sunset Ridge: Poems Old and New

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. 1899. Early reprint. Octavo. Original cloth and papercovered boards lettered in gilt, top edge gilt. Corners a bit bumped, a very good copy. Signed by the author: "Yours sincerely, Julia Ward Howe." Includes the author's "Battle Hymn of the Republic." .

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        Arte de navegar, em que se ensinão as regras praticas, e os modos de cartear, e de graduar a Balestilha por via de numeros, e muitos problemas uteis aì navegac¸ão, e roteiro das viagens, e costas maritimas de Guineì, Angola, Brazil, Indias, e Ilhas Occidentaes, e Orientaes ... Lisbon, Miguel Manescal da Costa, 1762. Folio (30 x 20.5 cm). With 21 engraved plates (1 folding), 1 nearly full-page engraving of a compass rose and about 10 woodcut diagrams in the text. Contemporary or near contemporary tanned sheepskin, richly gold-tooled spine, new endpapers.

      Borba de Moraes, p. 672; Rodrigues 1899 note; Sabin 62883 note; cf. Bosch 144. Third edition of a detailed Portuguese handbook of navigation, primarily concerned with navigation in the Portuguese colonies and former colonies in America (including Brazil), Africa and the East and West Indies. It includes 18 numbered plates containing 36 nautical charts, maps of islands, city plans, etc., most from these regions, and unnumbered 3 plates (1 folding) showing instruments (quadrants, sundials, etc.). The author's father Luís Serrão Pimentel (1613-1679) wrote a handbook of navigation in 1673, but it remained in manuscript until Manuel Pimentel (1660-1719) published it posthumously in 1681. This and his 1699 revised edition were shorter than the present work and had only 2 plates. In 1712, however, Pimentel greatly expanded it and added numerous plates, bringing the book more or less to its present form. With bookplate. Some marginal tears and worm holes restored in the foot margin at the beginning and end, but otherwise in very good condition. Somewhat worn at the hinges and with some scratches on the back board, but binding otherwise very good. A practical Portuguese handbook of navigation that remained a standard work into the early 19th-century.

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        The English Poets

      London: Macmillan and Co.,, 1899-1900. Selections with Critical Introductions by Various Writers and a General Introduction by Matthew Arnold. 4 volumes, octavo (188 x 125 mm). Contemporary dark green half morocco, green cloth sides, raised bands, titles and panelling to compartments gilt, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Contemporary ownership inscription to front flyleaf of Volume I. Spines light sunned, inner hinges gently cracked but holding firm, short splits to a few joints. An excellent set. Attractively bound complete set of this collection of poetry by English writers from Chaucer to Dobell.

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        INDIANS OF SOUTHERN MEXICO: AN ETHNOGRAPHIC ALBUM

      Printed for the Author by the Lakeside Press, Chicago 1899 - 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. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Wind Among the Reeds

      - Elkin Matthews, London, 1899. Contemporary blue cloth decorated with gilt Celtic design by Althea Giles, very lightly faded; uncut pages; errata slip tipped in; small 8vo, 195x 120mm; housed in a navy cloth lined clam shell box bearing a burgundy morocco title label; 223x144 mms. First edition. Only five hundred copies were printed. The title page has been marked up in pencil, apparently in preparation for a reprint.Provenance: From the library of Norman F. H. Freudenthal with his bookplate. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sevastopolskija Pisma N.I. Pirogova.

      Stasiolevitch,, S. Peterburg', 1899 - S. Peterburg', Stasiolevitch, 1899. Gross-Oktav. 172 pages with 8 plates (reproductions of photographs). Neuer Halbleinen-Band, new cloth bound. The original wrappers inbound, the wrappers with rebacked traces. Rare work about one of the most important Russian / Ucrainian doctors of the 19th. Pirogows (1810-1881) letters deal about the Crimian War. He was a pioneer in field surgery. Pirogow, 1810 - 1881 Chirurg und Pädagoge, Mitbegründer der Feldchirurgie angesehen und einer der ersten Ärzte in Europa, die Äther zur Narkose anwendeten. Sprache: Russisch The original wrappers inbound, the wrappers with rebacked traces. Neuer Halbleinen-Band, new cloth bound. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A Thousand Days in the Arctic

      Harper & Brothers, New York 1899 - A handsome, well-preserved copy of the 1899 1st American edition. Solid and VG in its original decorative cloth, with bright gilt-lettering and decoration to the front panel and bright gilt-lettering to the spine. Thick octavo, 940 pgs. plus publisher's ads., top-edge gilt. One small, even cut to the upper right corner of the title page (reaching a small amount of the lettering) and one very small, neat former owner name to the front free endpaper. Otherwise, clean as could be, with no writing or markings of any kind and the 5 large color fold-out maps called for --and the crisp black-and-white plates scattered thru the text-- all in very fine condition. "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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Photographic Times, an illustrated monthly magazine devoted to the Interests of Artistic and Scientific photography; volume XXXIII (1901)

      The Photographic Times Publishing Association, New York 1899 - 9 x 11.5" inches, 591 p., 12 issues of the magazine from Jan 1899 to Dec 1899. Each magazine contains at least one full-page photogravure or print, The gravures in this copy have stamps usually outside the image, but overlapping the plate marks. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Group of 12 Signatures

      Gathering of 12 vintage baseball signatures on a single pale blue 3 3/4" X 6" autograph album leaf, n.p., n.y. Very good. Slight bit of age toning. Though not dated, this came from the collection of noted collector Preston Sawyer (1899-1968), California journalist and historical writer, who gathered them in the San Francisco area in 1930. All are in bold black fountain pen. From top to bottom: HARRY HEILMAN (1894-1951), famed slugger who debuted in 1914 with the Detroit Tigers (until 1929), also playing for the Cincinnati Reds (1930, 1932); elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1952. FRANK "DUTCH" HENRY (1902-68), who debuted in 1921 with the St. Louis Browns, playing also for the Brooklyn Robins, New York Giants and Chicago White Sox before retiring in 1930. ART SHIRES (1907-67), who debuted in 1928 with the Chicago White Sox, playing also for the Washington Senators and Boston Braves before retiring in 1932 and toying with boxing. FRANCIS "LEFTY" O'DOUL (1897-1969), pitcher who debuted in 1919 with the New York Yankees (until 1922), later playing for the Boston Red Sox, New York Giants, Philadelphia Phillies, Brooklyn Robins and Brooklyn Dodgers; as a famed minor leagues coach, he single-handedly established baseball in Japan. EARL WHITEHILL (1899-1954), pitcher who debuted in 1923 with the Detroit Tigers, playing also for the Washington Senators, Cleveland Indians and Chicago Cubs. EDMUND "BING" MILLER (1894-1966), outfielder who debuted in 1921 with the Washington Senators, later joining the Philadelphia Athletics, St. Louis Browns and Boston Red Sox. RUBE WALBERG (1896-1978), pitcher who debuted in 1923 with the New York Giants and also played for the Philadelphia Athletics and Boston Red Sox before retiring in 1937. STEVE O'NEILL (1891-1962), catcher who debuted in 1911 with the Cleveland Indians and also played for the Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, St. Louis Browns before retiring in 1928 to become a winning manager for several teams. CHARLES GEHRINGER (1903-93), Detroit Tigers second baseman made 2,839 hits in 2,323 games and was named most valuable player in 1937; elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1949. EARLE MACK (1890-1976), son of Connie Mack, debuted in 1910 with the Philadelphia Athletics and later managed that team. BILL SWEENEY (1904-57), first baseman who debuted in 1928 with the Detroit Tigers, playing also for the Boston Red Sox. RALPH "RED" KRESS (1907-62), shortstop who debuted in 1927 with the St. Louis Browns, playing also for the Chicago White Sox, Washington Senators, Detroit Tigers and New York Giants before retiring in 1946. A delightful dozen of vintage baseball player signatures, including two Hall of Famers (Heilman, Gehringer). O'Doul's is a quite uncommon signature -- though nowhere near as scarce as Heilman's, which is an exceptionally scarce signature. A superb and unique display item.

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        Siberia and Central Asia

      Springfield, Ohio: [for the author] , 1899. Illustrated from Photographs taken by the Author. Octavo. Original red cloth, title gilt to spine, gilt block of a troika to the upper board, top edge gilt. Frontispiece and numerous others illustrations, many of them full-page. Just a little rubbed, slight crease to the head of the spine, otherwise very good. First edition of this excellent account of an extraordinary trip across Russia on the Trans-Siberian Railway and then into Central Asia, Georgia, Caucasia, Turkmenistan, Bokhara and Samarkand. Superbly illustrated from the author's photographs. Bookwalter was a prominent Ohian businessman and Democratic politician, self-taught, self-made. Attractive armorial bookplate of Sir Michael Barker Nairn, Scots linoleum magnate, to the front pastedown.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("R. v. Slatin").

      [Wien], 4. V. 1899. - 2¼ SS. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-8vo. Wohl an den Geographen, Verleger und Forschungsreisenden Hans Meyer (1858-1929): "Vor einigen Tagen erhielt ich von Herrn Prof. Dr. Ratzel die Aufforderung gegen Honorar im Verein für Erdkunde in Leipzig eine Vorlesung zu halten. Ich thue dieses in München da ich seit Jahren Ehrenmitglied der dortigen geograph. Gesellschaft bin und mich gewissermaßen verpflichtet fühle dort Mittheilung über meine Erlebnisse und Beobachtungen zu machen. In Stuttgart thue ich dieses nur infolge dringender Aufforderung mir persönlich eng befreundeter Professoren. Ich fühle nicht den Beruf in mir als öffentlicher Redner ohne dringende Nothwendigkeit aufzutreten und fehlt mir hiezu Zeit und Talent! Ich bedaure, daß ich dem zufolge kaum in die Lage kommen dürfte Ihrem und Herrn Dr. Ratzels Wunsche nackkommen zu können [.]". - Auf Briefpapier mit gepr. Monogrammvignette.

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        2 ALS ("R. Slatin").

      Vienna, 1899 resp. d. d. - (Large) 8vo. Altogether (1¼+1½ =) 2¾ pp. on 2 ff. With 1 autogr. envelope. Sending Comtesse Helen Wydenbruck a portrait photograph of himself. - One letter on stationery with blindstamped vignette.

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        The Universal Anthology

      London, Clarke,, 1899.. 33 volumes, octavo. Bound in half blue morocco with gilt title and decoration to spine. Raised bands. Marbled boards with gilt single rules. Top-edge gilt, others trimmed. Marbled endpapers. Some volumes with colour frontispiece, others monochrome. Numerous illustration throughout the set. Some rubbing to edges of boards, otherwise internally clean in very good condition. Limited Edition Royale to 250 registed and numbered sets, of which this copy is number 77.

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        Group of 12 Signatures.

      - Gathering of 12 vintage baseball signatures on a single pale blue 3 3/4" X 6" autograph album leaf, n.p., n.y. Very good. Slight bit of age toning. Though not dated, this came from the collection of noted collector Preston Sawyer (1899-1968), California journalist and historical writer, who gathered them in the San Francisco area in 1930. All are in bold black fountain pen. From top to bottom: HARRY HEILMAN (1894-1951), famed slugger who debuted in 1914 with the Detroit Tigers (until 1929), also playing for the Cincinnati Reds (1930, 1932); elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1952. FRANK "DUTCH" HENRY (1902-68), who debuted in 1921 with the St. Louis Browns, playing also for the Brooklyn Robins, New York Giants and Chicago White Sox before retiring in 1930. ART SHIRES (1907-67), who debuted in 1928 with the Chicago White Sox, playing also for the Washington Senators and Boston Braves before retiring in 1932 and toying with boxing. FRANCIS "LEFTY" O'DOUL (1897-1969), pitcher who debuted in 1919 with the New York Yankees (until 1922), later playing for the Boston Red Sox, New York Giants, Philadelphia Phillies, Brooklyn Robins and Brooklyn Dodgers; as a famed minor leagues coach, he single-handedly established baseball in Japan. EARL WHITEHILL (1899-1954), pitcher who debuted in 1923 with the Detroit Tigers, playing also for the Washington Senators, Cleveland Indians and Chicago Cubs. EDMUND "BING" MILLER (1894-1966), outfielder who debuted in 1921 with the Washington Senators, later joining the Philadelphia Athletics, St. Louis Browns and Boston Red Sox. RUBE WALBERG (1896-1978), pitcher who debuted in 1923 with the New York Giants and also played for the Philadelphia Athletics and Boston Red Sox before retiring in 1937. STEVE O'NEILL (1891-1962), catcher who debuted in 1911 with the Cleveland Indians and also played for the Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, St. Louis Browns before retiring in 1928 to become a winning manager for several teams. CHARLES GEHRINGER (1903-93), Detroit Tigers second baseman made 2,839 hits in 2,323 games and was named most valuable player in 1937; elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1949. EARLE MACK (1890-1976), son of Connie Mack, debuted in 1910 with the Philadelphia Athletics and later managed that team. BILL SWEENEY (1904-57), first baseman who debuted in 1928 with the Detroit Tigers, playing also for the Boston Red Sox. RALPH "RED" KRESS (1907-62), shortstop who debuted in 1927 with the St. Louis Browns, playing also for the Chicago White Sox, Washington Senators, Detroit Tigers and New York Giants before retiring in 1946. A delightful dozen of vintage baseball player signatures, including two Hall of Famers (Heilman, Gehringer). O'Doul's is a quite uncommon signature -- though nowhere near as scarce as Heilman's, which is an exceptionally scarce signature. A superb and unique display item. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Football (rugby)

      Ward Lock 1899 - The Rugby section from a general work on all codes published in 1897, reprinted as part of the 'New Penny Handbook' series. This booklet includes historical and instructional sections with biographies of prominent players of the day. Much discussion of the breakaway of the Northern Union and the impact of professionalism. First edition thus. 60pp + 4pp of adverts in the rear. Original printed covers, soiled and worn, old tape marks, staple rust to spine. An acceptable copy of a very scarce booklet.  

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        The Zankiwank & the Bletherwitch an Original Fantastic Fairy Extravaganza

      Frederick A. Stokes, No date, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First American Edition, Illustrated By: Arthur RackhamGold-stamped cloth, quite rubbed, lower corners bumped. Paper edges little soiled, with some interior smudges. Inked inscription on front fly leaf dated "Christmas, 1899." The first book illustrated by Arthur Rackham, this American edition is identical to the 1st English edition, published by J. M. Dent in 1896, save for the change in publisher names. This edition is probably scarcer than the English first. Size: Small 8vo. 200 pages. Illustrator: Arthur Rackham. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 lbs. Category: Art & Design; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 2085.

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        The Life and Works of Charles Lamb

      London: Macmillan & Co, 1899. EDITION DE LUXE. 12 volumes, 9" x 6-1/4", limited to 675 copies, title-pages printed in red and black. Bound in fine 1/2 straight grained russet morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spines, top edges gilt, others uncut

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        Villa D‘ Este in Tivoli,, mit Einführungswort von Prof. Dr. CH.HUELSEN.

      Rom : Forzani & C. 1899 - 1 Doppelblatt (Text). die Villa d‘ Este ist eine Schöpfung des pracht- und kunstliebenden Cardinals Hippolyt II (*1509) , der bereits im Alter von 30 Jahren Cardina wurde. Er ließ die Villa von de Neapolitaner Pirro Ligorio (1515 - 1583), einem ungemein vielseitigen und phantasiereichem Architekten, Ingenieur und Antiquar bauen. Die Villa d‘ Este in Tivoli gehört mit ihrem Palast und Garten zu den bemerkenswertesten und komplettesten Beispielen der Renaissancekultur. Mit den übrigen modenesischen Hausgütern fiel die Villa Anfang des 19.Jahrhunderts an die Linie Este des österreichischen Kaiserhauses. DIE MAPPE WAR NIE IM BUCHHANDEL ERHÄLTLICH UND IST DAHER EXTREM SELTEN; sie enthält 17 Tafeln nach Originalzeichnungen, die sich im Besitz Sr. K. und K. Hoheit des Erzherzogs Franz Ferdinand befinden; das 2-farbig gedruckte Doppelblatt mit einer Titel-, Kopf- und Schluss-Vignette enthält einen ausführlichen Text zur Geschichte der Villa schönes Exemplar, das Doppelblatt sauber mittig gefaltet Sprache: de 28x38, helle 2-farbig beschriftete OPgmt-Mappe mit 2 aufgelegten und eingeflochtenen Leder-Bändern und 2 Lederschließ-Bändern.

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        True Blue Stirring Stories of Naval Academy Life: Clif Faraday in Command or the Fight of His Life

      (New York): (Street & Smith). 1899. First. First edition. Pages browned, with a few short edge tears, else fine in very good pictorial wrappers with some splitting and chipping around the staples. Most likely written by Sinclair while at Columbia University, when he was struggling to get by as an author of dime novels and pulp fiction; this novelette was no. 39 in the "True Blue Stirring Stories of Naval Academy Life" series. Although not listed by Gottesman, possibly one of the approximately 100 pseudonymous dime novels Sinclair wrote in this period while working his way through graduate school (the Fitch pseudonym was shared with Henry Harrison Lewis and Weldon J. Cobb, writing for the same series, so exact authorship is difficult to attribute). Sinclair did not publish under his own name until his 1901 novel Springtime and Harvest. .

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        Chesapeake Bay, York River Hampton's Roads Chesapeake Entrance

      Washington D.C.: Published by the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey, 1899. Engraving. Printed on wove paper. In excellent condition with the exception of a large in filled tear in the upper margin. Another expertly mended tear on the bottom margin. Image size: 37 3/4 x 27 1/4 inches. A fascinating sea chart of the Chesapeake Bay, produced by the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey. In response to the growing need for accurate coastal charts of America, Thomas Jefferson signed a bill creating the United States Coast Survey. Founded in 1807, the agency was responsible for conducting detailed surveys of the coastal areas, which were then carefully recorded in large navigational charts. These charts included information on shoals, reefs, and other navigational hazards that plagued American vessels. Ferdinand Hassler, a young Swiss engineer, was selected to establish the new agency, but various obstacles meant that the actual surveying did not commence until 1816, when Hassler began work on New York Bay. Hassler was succeeded by Alexander Dallas Bache who dedicated himself to surveying the country's extended coastline. Under Bache the quality of the engraving and lettering in the charts achieved a high standard and the U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey became a permanent, and heartily supported government function. The work of the Coast Survey not only resulted in the most accurate charts of America's coastal waters, but pioneered the techniques and equipment used by later surveyors in mapping the interior of the country. Conducted under S. Pritchett, who ran the Survey office for only three years before becoming president of M.I.T, this detailed chart covers the Chesapeake Bay including the York River, and the Hampton Roads waterway. Water depths and sand bars are all carefully recorded, as are the various lighthouses along the coastline. Tides, soundings and buoys are also noted as well as weather signal stations and life saving stations. This is an important sea chart of this area and wonderful example of the maps produced by the United States Coast Survey.

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        Le Sourire

      1899 - Livre A Paris aux Bureaux de la revue 1899-1900, reliure demi-basane rouge (un mors fendu sur cinq cm, frottée), in quarto de 800 pages avec les couvertures en couleur. Cette revue de 16 pages avec la couverture et la dernière page en couleurs, fondée par Maurice Méry, Alphonse Allais étant le Rédacteur en chef, remplie de superbes dessins, de textes et de poèmes. Un jeune graphiste italien qui vivait à Paris "LEONETTO CAPPIELLO" créa pour cette revue (1899-1900) 9 couvertures signées, en couleur dont les portraits des célébrités de l'époque : Polin, Sulbac, Catulle Mendès, Antoine, Fragson. Les autres dessinateurs de la revue : GRÜN (5), Hermann Paul (11), Léandre, Roubille, Cadel, Abel Faivre, Huard, Falco, Gottlob, Clément, J. Engel, Léonnec, Dio Biding, Wostry, J. Plumet, Weiluc, Radiguet, Jean Villemot , Lourdey etc. Nous ne pouvons citer tous les noms des dessinateurs de cette revue, nous avons seulement indiqué ceux qui ont réalisés une pleine page en couleur. Dans la reliure, une page déboitée, une autre restaurée, dans l'ensemble les gravures en couleur sont en parfait état (quelques unes avec de petites rousseurs éparses), les Cappiello sont en excellent état. Cette tête de collection des 50 premiers numéros, du 28 Octobre 1899 au 6 Octobre 1900, de la revue "Le Sourire" est très rare. Bon exemplaire. Tès bon état. La Librairie Le Hinchet Books & Prints offre aux clients AbeBooks 40% de réduction sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 1800,00 EUR. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Golf Girl

      New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1899. First Edition. 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.

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        Wood and Garden

      London: Longmans, Green and Co.,, 1899. Notes and thoughts, practical and critical, of a working amateur. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in dark blue morocco, decorative title block to spine and front board, twin rule to turn-ins, burgundy endpapers, gilt edges. With illustrations from photographs by the author. A fine copy. First edition, first impression.

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        Chirurgische Technik. 3.Bd.: Operationen am Kopf, Hals und Rumpf. + 4.Bd.: Operationen an Brust, Bauch u. Becken.

      . Ergänzungsband zum Handbuch der kriegschirurgischen Technik. - 3. verbesserte u. vermehrte Auflage, Kiel u. Leipzig, Lipsius & Tischer, 1899, 8°, X,234 pp. mit 368 Abb.; VIII, pp.236-458 mit Abb. No.369-632, Halbleinenband.. Bilderbuch der Plastischen Chirurgie - Chirurgie vor 100 Jahren. - Dritte und beste Ausgabe. Unter dem Motto "Kurz und Bündig" werden durch die insgesamt 632 instruktiven Abbildungen die operativen Eingriffe in "Schritt für Schritt Illustrationen" dargestellt. Besonders interessant sind die Bildserien zur PLASTISCHEN CHIRURGIE: Blepharoplastik, Cheiloplastik, Meloplastik, Rhinoplastik, sowie Eingriffe bei Lippen- Kiefer u. Gaumenspalten, etc. finden Erwähung. Heute zum Teil nur noch wenig bekannte Methoden nach Ammon, Dieffenbach, Langenbeck, Trendelenburg, Bruns, Burow, Blasius, v.Gräfe, Nelaton, Israel, König, usw. werden geschildert. Ein Bilderbuch der chirurgischen Technik und Instrumentenkunde und Hauptwerk der Kriegschirurgie des berühmten Kieler Chirurgen "... mit den vielen u. lehrreichen Abbildungen ... vorbildlich für die Abfassung technisch-chirurgischer Lehrbücher." A.Bier - Gabka/Vaubel, Plastic Surgery, 4,114,140; McDowell, Sorce Book of Plastic Surgery, 241. - Maxillo-Facial Surgery v. Esmarch was one of the foremost German surgeons of the 19th century. In his monumental and well illustrated military manual he stressed not only immediate treatment, but secondary treatment and plastic surgery of the face with extensive series of step-by-step illustrations. This book was clearly intended for quick reference of the surgeon in the war zone. Esmarch is renowned for his introduction of the first aid bandage on the battelfield, and his technique of artificial bloodlessness during the surgery of extremities.

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        Jean Calvin. Les hommes et les choses de son temps. Tome Premier: La jeunesse de Calvin. Ouvrage orné de la reproduction de 157 estampes anciennes, autographes, etc. et de 113 dessins orginaux par H. Armand-Delille. Tome Second: Les premiers essais. Ouvrage orné de la reproduction de 75 estampes anciennes, autographes, etc. et de 75 dessins orginaux par H. Armand-Delille. Tome Troisième: La ville, la maison et la rue de Calvin. Ouvrage orné de la reproduction de 99 estampes anciennes, autographes, etc. et de 124 dessins orginaux par H. Armand-Delille. Tome Quatrième: La pensée religieuse de Calvin. Ouvrage orné d'un portrait. Tome Cinquième: La pensée ecclésiastique et la pensée politique de Calvin. Tome Sixième: La lutte. Tome Septième et dernier: Le triomphe. WAARBIJ: Iconographie Calvinienne. Ouvrage dédié à l'Université de Genève. Et suivi de deux appendices: Catalogue des portraits gravés de Calvin par le Dr. H. Maillart-Gosse. Inventaire des médailles concernant Calvin par Eug. Demole, Dr. phil. Avec 76 gravures dans le texte et 26 planches en phototypie.

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

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        ESPAÑA Ilustrada.

      - M., Hauser y Menet, s.a. (hacia 1899), 25,5 x 34,5 cm., hol. piel, colección de 111 láminas con fotografías de ciudades españolas en fototipia, incluso las vistas de La Coruña y San Sebastián plegadas. (La vista de La Coruña muy deteriorada por los márgenes). FOTOGRAFÍAS

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        Geschichte der reichsfreiherrlichen Familie von Friesen. 2 Bände in einem Buch.

      C. Heinrich, Dresden 1899.. 28 x 21 cm. Neuer, brauner Halblederband auf vier falschen Bünden. Ausgeschiedenes Bibliotheksexemplar mit zwei Stempeln auf dem Titelblatt. XII (4), 416 Seiten / (4), 336 Seiten / 10 Bll. Wappen (Wappen, Stempel, Siegel) mit 58 einfarbigen Abbildungen / 3 Bll. Stammbaum / 11 genealogische Tafeln ( davon 9 doppelseitig ) / 1 aufklappbare Karte der Besitzungen. Der Innenteil sauber, die Seiten fest. Vollständiges Exemplar in guter Erhaltung.. Inhalt I. Band: Widmung / Vorrede / Inhalts-Verzeichniss / Abkürzungen / I. Geschichte der Familie (Einleitung und 14 Kapitel) / II. Geschichte der Güter und Häuser in Dresden, welche die Familie besessen hat und noch besitzt // II: Band: I. Urkundenbuch: Urkunden und Regesten über die Familien von Fricke, von Kapellen, von Friesen im Ober-Elsass und in Deutschland / II. Synchronistische Zusammenstellung von Regesten der Familie. / III. Verzeichnis von Mitgliedern derjenigen Familien, mit denen Mitglieder der Familie von Friesen verherathet gewesen und noch sind./ IV. Register / V. Wappen / VI. Stammbäume. / VII. Karte #FL4228

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

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1899. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. This is a collector-worthy set of the first edition, first printing of Churchill's second book with both noteworthy provenance and bibliographic interest. Published in two massive volumes in 1899, the first edition is compelling in many respects. First is the inherent merit of the work itself, which is arresting, insightful, powerfully descriptive, and of enduring relevance. Writing about the British campaign in the Sudan, Churchill - a young officer in a colonial British army - is unusually sympathetic to the Mahdist forces and critical of Imperial cynicism and cruelty. The work offers the candid perspective of the future great man of the 20th century from the distinctly 19th century battlefields where Churchill learned to write and earned his early fame. Not only a compelling piece of writing, the first edition is also beautiful, rare, and bibliographically important. The large volumes are aesthetically striking, decorated with gilt representations of the Mahdi's tomb on the spines and a gunboat on the front covers. Each of the two large volumes is printed on heavy paper with a profusion of illustrations, maps, and plans. There were only 2,000 copies of the first edition, first printing. Moreover, this is one of the few Churchill books for which there was no concurrent U.S. first edition. Bibliographically it is notable that the first edition is the only unabridged edition to this day. Here is a collector-worthy first printing set, notably clean and unrestored. The boards are exceptional and spine presentation superior, with bright gilt, only minor wear at the spine ends, and just a barely discernible hint of uniform spine toning. We note a single small bump to the Volume II lower front corner and minor wear to the hinges and extremities, with a 3/8 inch abrasion to the Volume II upper rear hinge. The contents of both volumes are complete. The original black endpapers are present, as are all maps, plans, and illustrations, including the tissue guards at each frontispiece. The sole previous ownership marks are those of the original owner from the month of publication, confirming that this is a lifelong mated set. Spotting is mild for the edition, intermittent throughout. Gutter breaks are endemic to the massive volumes of this edition. The Volume I binding remains uncompromisingly firm and tight. The Volume II binding remains intact but tender, showing a cosmetic split at the front endpapers with the mull beneath still fully attached. The sole previous owner name is that of "C. T. Atkinson", inked on both front free endpapers together with the notation "Exeter College, Oxford" and the date "November 1899" - the same month this first printing set was published. Interestingly, the life span of Christopher Thomas Atkinson (1874-1964) closely coincided with that of Churchill. Atkinson was admitted as a Fellow at Exeter College, Oxford, in 1898. During the First World War, Atkinson held the rank of Captain with a posting to the War Office. After the war, Atkinson, who became an eminent historian, wrote the history of the Seventh Division - which counted 68,000 casualties, fourteen VCs, and was called by Great War historian Cyril Falls "One of the greatest fighting formations Britain ever put into the field." Of bibliographic interest is the lack of the publisher's catalogue, typically bound in at the rear of Volume I. Bibliographer Ronald Cohen speculates "I consider that copies without a catalogue were destined for sale in either the American or other overseas markets." (Cohen, Volume I, p.35) Given the definitive domestic British provenance of this set, it seems that the inclusion or omission of the rear catalogue was not simply a matter of export vs. domestic copies. Each volume is housed in a custom preservation case with dark blue leather spine stamped gilt and blind over marbled paper boards with marbled paper interior. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A2.1.b, Woods/ICS A2(a.1), Langworth p.29

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        Through Asia

      New York and London: Harper & Brothers, Publishers 1899, 1st American Edition. (Hardcover) xviii,649;xii,[651]-1255pp. Very good. Two volumes Octavo in original gilt lettered blue-green cloth, gilt top edge others uncut, with photogravure frontispieces, plates (some colour) and illustrations from sketches and photographs by the author and two folding colour maps. With two rare prospectus laid in. A popular account of three and a half years exploration in the deserts of Takla Makan and the Lob-nor region, Tsaidam and Southern Tibet from 1893 to 1897. with Prospectus.

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        A spectacular Naval item evoking one of the most famous quotes in military history, "You may fire when you are ready, Gridley." Charles V. Gridley posthumously receives a gorgeous certificate for his heroics, signed by Admiral Dewey, the man who uttered those immortal words

      A beautifully engraved document signed, "George Dewey," as President of the Society of Manila Bay, 1 page, 14.5" x 12.5", [no place, no date, but c. May 1899], conferring posthumous membership in the society to Charles Vernon Gridley (1844-1898), commander of the Dewey's flagship, the U.S.S. Olympia, whose name has been completed in manuscript. Light horizontal creases, else fine condition with an intact foil seal of the society and a dark, bold signature. Admiral Dewey immortalized Charles Vernon Gridley on the morning of May 1, 1898, when he ordered the captain to begin the American naval assault on the Spanish fleet guarding Manila Bay. Over the next two and a half hours the ships of the U.S. Asiatic Squadron pummeled the ill-prepared Spanish flotilla, only withdrawing due to low stocks of ammunition. By that point, three Spanish ships were in flames and the Spanish flagship had been nearly blown to pieces after she attempted to charge the Americans. During the

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        Konvolut aus vier Sonderdrucken mit drei eighd. Widmungen. Beinhaltet: Ad 1, Wie schützen wir Kinder vor Misshandlungen und Verbrechen? Vortrag, gehalten am 14. December 1899 im Saale des niederösterr. Gewerbevereines zu Wien. Ad 2, Kindesmisshandlungen. Wiener Erfahrungen. Ad 3, Zur Beurteilung und Behandlung jugendlicher Verbrecher. Sonder-Abdruck aus der "Jugendfürsorge". Ad 4, Die schutzbedürftige Jugend und ihre Wohlfahrt.

      Deuticke - Vernay - Manz'sche,, Wien, 1899 - 4 Hefte. Wien, Deuticke - Vernay - Manz'sche, 1899 - 1908. 24, 11, 15 + 1, 34 +2 S. OBrosch. Mit drei eighd. Widm. und einem Widmungsstempel, davon eine datiert (1: 6.I.1900). - Faltspuren, angestaubt, Gbrsp., ad 4: Ebd. stockfleckig, T. m. St. u. Eckabriss, stärkere Gbrsp. - Wolfring, deren Lebensdaten leider nicht zu ermitteln waren, trat in Österreich für die Gründung einer Vereinigung zum Schutze unglücklicher Kinder nach Vorbildern in Amerika und England ein: der Wiener Kinder-Schutz- und Rettunsgesellschaft sowie später des Pestalozzivereines in Wien. ". Es unterliegt keinem Zweifel, dass sie das öffentliche Gewissen lebhaft anregte, sowie die neueste österreichische Kinderschutzgesetzgebung manchen Impuls von ihr empfangen zu haben scheint." (Zitat nach M. Hainisch und Ariadne - ÖNB). Deutsch [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Story Land (Storyland): Hours of Sunshine and Gladness

      Lothrop Publishing Company, Boston, U.S.A. 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Affiche pour la representation de l'opera "Messaline" au Casino de Monte-Carlo, Les Maitres de l'Affiche Pl. 187

      Paris:: L'Imprimerie Chaix,. 1899.. First edition. Print. Fine. A picture of a young woman standing in a doorway with an otherworldly winged being behind her. 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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        Missions Belges de la compagnie de Jésus. Congo - Bengale - Ceylan. (15 years).

      Bruxelles, Charles Bulens, 1899. - - 1913. 15 volumes = 15 years. (1899 and 1906 in 12 fascicules) rest hardcovers, half cloth. With illustrations. Very good set, see image. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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