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        The Windmill. Waiting for the Marchioness

      Craig, Edward Gordon. The Windmill. Waiting for the Marchioness. (1899). Gordon Craig. Wood engraving (5" x 7 3/4") on thin paper, with a bit of hand-coloring. Mounted on board and signed "Gordon Craig" with a note in his hand "3rd proof". Margins, board mounting somewhat darkened.

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        Bandanna Ballads [Signed by Howard Weeden and by Joel Chandler Harris] [Gone with the Wind] Including Shadows on the Wall

      New York: Doubleday & McClure Company, 1899. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. A Very Good copy of the first edition, first printing, in the Publisher's original cloth (some spots and soiling to the cloth, spine lettering faded, some undulations to the spine cloth, apparent additional pastedown placed on top of the front pastedown -- presumably as a repair to a cracked gutter, page block settled), SIGNED BY HOWARD WEEDEN on the half-title and FURTHER SIGNED BY JOEL CHANDLER HARRIS at his Introduction to the book; a collection of poetry, some of which is in the old Negro dialect, and accompanying pictures by Maria Howard Weeden [who wrote under the name "Howard Weeden"] introduced by the great Joel Chandler Harris who proclaimed Weeden to be the "bright light" of late Nineteenth Century American authors. Weeden, a small, frail, white woman, who was both a Poet and an Artist so nearsighted that she painted with a three-hair brush, depicted former slaves in a dignified and respectful manner that was not typical for the era. Her portrayals were so notable that William Kurtz, the technical director for the adaptation of Margaret Mitchell's "Gone with the Wind" to the screen, borrowed a copy of "Bandanna Ballads" from a contact in Atlanta for use in preparing the movie and, upon returning it, stated that: “This book was used extensively in preparing the costumes of the Negro servants by the Wardrobe Department of the Selznick International Studios, Culver City, Calif., during the filming” of “Gone With the Wind.", thus making the book a much more important work than many realize. Copies singed by Weeden are not common to the market and copies signed by both Weeden and Harris are as scarce as hen's teeth. A Very Good copy, SIGNED BY HOWARD WEEDEN AND ALSO SIGNED BY JOEL CHANDLER HARRIS. A QUITE SCARCE TO RARE COPY OF THIS IMPORTANT WORK.

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        FLEGREA Rivista di lettere, scienze ed arti diretta da Riccardo Forster.

      Napoli, Mondragone, 1899-1901. In-8 gr., 12 voll., mz. pelle coeva (con abras.), conserv. bross. orig. Di questa rivista quindicinale, 96 pp. cad. fascicolo, offriamo le prime 3 annate complete, dal 5 febbraio 1899 (Anno I, n. 1) al 20 dicembre 1901 (Anno III, n. 6). Ogni annata è suddivisa in 4 trimestri (anche per la numeraz. dei fascicoli). "Flegrea" contiene rassegne periodiche di scienze morali e politiche, di letteratura, di arte antica e moderna, bollettini bibliografici e note. Fra i collaboratori: Pascoli, Serao, Croce, Capuana, Di Giacomo, Rovetta, Graf, Molmenti, Ojetti, ecc. Bella ediz. stampata su carta pesante. Esempl. molto ben conservato.

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        The American Proclamation to the Philippines: "The supremacy of the United States must and will be enforced throughout every part of the Archipelago, and those who resist it can accomplish no end other than their own ruin "

      "Broadside, PROCLAMATION. TO THE PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS: The Treaty of Peace between the United States and Spain, ratified several weeks ago by the former, having on March 20th been ratified by the latter, the cession to the United States, as stipulated by the Treaty, of the sovereignty which Spain possessed and exercised over the Philippine Islands has now, in accordance with the laws of nations, received a complete and indefeasible consummation. (Manila, April 4, 1899), 12"" x 27.5"" signed in type by several American officials including Philippine Commission President, Jacob Gould Schurman, the commission's Secretary, John R. MacArthur, and Admiral George Dewey. Usual folds, some toning, weak folds repaired with archival tape, a few minor marginal chips, else very good. An important broadside announcing the ratification of the peace treaty between the United States and Spain in which the latter ceded control of the Philippine Islands to the former, warning that further hostilities toward the American occupation would be crushed. Rare. We have been able to source only seven extant copies of this broadside in institutional holdings (See OCLC 33139216 & 503772406 - which note that the broadside was also printed in Spanish and Tangal). The last example that appeared at auction was at the 1969 Streeter Sale at Parke-Bernet Galleries in New York. "

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        Cartolina postale autografa firmata del musicista Giacomo Puccini, inviata da Boscolungo al Sig. Riccardo Radaelli, presso la ditta "Perelli Paradisi" a Milano in data 19 agosto 1899.

      Cartolina postale autografa firmata originale, viaggiata, compilata al verso su 15 righe. In realtà Puccini si rivolge a un "Caro Lampedusa", cui conferma la ricezione di "telegramma e cartolina lecchese". Seguono alcuni ragguagli circa la situazione vacanziera sull'Appennino ("Noi bene, freschi e paffuti - 13 e 18 gradi minima e maximum") e l'invito ad una visita a Torre del Lago, ove rientrerà il giorno 20 dello stesso mese. Puccini era solito recarsi in vacanza in montagna durante i caldi mesi estivi. Dopo aver soggiornato più volte ai Bagni di Lucca, nel luglio del 1899 si recò un pò oltre, in località Boscolungo, nei pressi dell'Abetone, sulla montagna pistoiese. Qui, soggiornando alla "Villa delle Piramidi", presso una casa che in seguito acquistò e tenne per alcuni anni, lavorò alla partitura del III atto di "Tosca".

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Pera]
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        Letters to a Mother on the Philosophy of Froebel.

      D. Appleton and Company, New York 1899 - First Edition. No. 45 in the International Education Series edited by W. T. Harris. 8vo; (2), x, 311, (1-blank), (2-ads), 11 full-page illustrations & 2 text figures; neat owner's name at top of flyleaf, bookplate removed from front pastedown; original dark green cloth lettered and decorated in red & black; minor rubbing to tips and spine ends else very good. Susan Elizabeth Blow (1843-1916), kindergarten educator, born in St. Louis, was educated at home except for two years at Miss Haines' School in New York City. She lived for a year and a half in Brazil, where her father was U. S. minister, then traveled in Europe where, in Germany, she encountered the kindergarten work of Fiedrich Froebel. With the encouragement of William T. Harris, superintendent of St. Louis schools and central figure of the philosophical group know as the "St. Louis Movement," Miss Blow studied with a disciple of Froebel's widow. This led to her opening the first public school kindergarten in America (Des Peres School, St. Louis) in 1873. She then founded a training school for kindergarten teachers, also the first of its kind in America. Blow lectured extensively on kindergarten matters, including at Teacher's College Columbia during 1905-1909, and had a high position in the International Kindergarten Union. She wrote five books for the International Education Series. LETTERS TO A MOTHER is one of the best statements of her philosophy of "symbolic education". Prominently mentioned or quoted from are, Rousseau, Pestalozzi, John Dewey, William James, Darwin, and Mary Putnam Jacobi. NAW I, pp. 181-182. The Book of Women's Firsts, p. 57. Timelines of American Women's History, p. 177. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Kaart van Suriname naar de opmetingen van J.F.A. Cateau van Rosevelt en J.F.A.E. van Lansberge, aangevuld tot 1898.

      - Amsterdam, J.H. de Bussy, 1899.Folding coloured lithographed map by J. Wackie, mounted on linen, in original printed slipcase. Ca. 122 x 106,5 cm.* Fine map of Suriname, with inset map of the Dutch Caribbean.Koeman, Suriname, 85.

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        Geschichte der Eisenbahnen der Österreichisch-Ungarischen Monarchie. I.1, I.2, II. - V. 5 Bände. Erster Band nicht im OEinband versehen.

      Wien - Teschen-Leipzig: K. u. K. Hofbuchhandlung 1898 - 1899 - OLWd./OHLwd.der Zeit, XVIII, 503 S., 558 S. 634 S., 584 S., 392 S., 4° mit- zahlreichen Abbildungen auf Bild-Tafeln, Holzschnitten, Plänen, Karten etc. Schöne Einbände mit- montierter, reichverzierter Vorderdecke u. Rücken. Marmorierter Schnitt, gemusterte Vorsätze, Exlibris auf Vorsatzplatz eingeklebt. Erster Band leider nicht im OEinband. Exemplare gering berieben und bestoßen, Kanten u. Ecken leicht beschabt. Vierter Band gering lose, sonst in gutem Zustand. sehr guter Zustand. Book Language/s: de [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LADY JACKSON'S WORKS (14 Volume Complete Set)

      JOHN C. NIMMO 1899 - 1ST EDITION, 1ST PRINTING. 14 VOLUME COMPLETE SET; FRENCH COURT AND SOCIETY (VOL. I & II), THE COURT OF FRANCE (VOL. I & II), THE COURT OF THE TUILERIES (VOL. I & II), THE FIRST OF THE BOURBONS (VOL. I & II), THE LAST OF THE VALOIS (VOL. I & II), THE OLD REGIME (VOL. I & II), OLD PARIS (VOL. I & II). FINE 1/3 DARK RED CALF HARDBOUND, MARBLE BOARDS, DARK RED BROWN LEATHER CAPPED CORNERS, ORNATE MORROCCO GILT SPINE, BROWN LEATHER TITLE LABELS GILT STAMPED/ EMBOSSED; (5) RAISED BANDS, MARBLE ENDPAPERS, NUMEROUS ENGRAVED IMAGES WITH FINE RICE PAPER GUARDED THROUGHOUT VOLUMES, GILT UPPER LEAF EDGE. DIMENSIONS: 8 7/8" x 6 1/8" x 1 1/8." CONDITION: VERY GOOD; SPINE CROWN EDGES (SOME DISCOLORATION/MINOR EDGE TEARS AT SPINE CROWN) AND SOME CORNER GENTLY BUMPED, AREAS OF RUB/SCRATCH ARE PRESENT YET NOT PREVALENT, OWNERSHIP BOOK PLATE AT FRONT OF EACH VOLUME, STRONG HINGES AND SPINES. OVERALL A NICE CLEAN SET. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ett Hem: 24 Malningar Med Text

      Stockholm: Albert Bonniers Forlag. 1899. First. First edition. Large oblong folio. Illustrated in color. Printed blue and white cloth. Some fading on the blue boards, else a nice, very good copy. .

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        Rarissime tirage argentique d'époque figurant Jean Moulin en 1937

      - MOULIN Jean (1899-1943), préfet et résistant. Rarissime tirage argentique d'époque figurant Jean Moulin en 1937. Jean Moulin lors d'une cérémonie avec l¿aviatrice Maryse Bastié (1898-1952). Photographie de presse avec tampon au dos : « Pierre Dupuy et Cie » et diverses inscriptions éditoriales. H 17,9 x 12 cm.

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        Die Leitungsbahnen im Gehirn und Rückenmark. Ein Handbuch für das Studium des Aufbaues und der inneren Verbindungen des Nervensystems.

      Leipzig. A. Georgi. 1899. 2. völlig umgearb. und stagk erw. Aufl. - Hlwd. 4°. XI, 692 SS. mit 589 Textabb. und einer farb. ausfaltbaren Tafel. ehemaliges Bib.-Ex. mit Stempeln und Klebern. berieben. in deutscher Sprache [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The English Dance of Death and The Dance of Life.

      - Royal 8vo (three volumes). Sometime rebound in arts and crafts style full crushed red morocco gilt by W. Root & Son, boards with double gilt-ruled fillet borders enclosing triple rules with crescent cornerpieces containing three gilt entwined flowers, spines gilt in compartments, lettered directly in two and at foot with imprint, others continuing three gilt entwined flowers motif, gilt-ruled board edges, parallel gilt-ruled turn-ins with three gilt entwined flower cornerpieces, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, red silk markers; Death I: pp. vii, [1 (blank)], 295, [1 (colophon)],[4 ('Index to the First Volume)]; Death II: pp. [2 (title-page, verso blank)], 299, [1 (blank)], [4 ('Index to Second Volume)]; Life: [2 (title-page, verso blank)], ii, ii, 285, [1 (blank)], missing 1 Advertisement leaf; Death I: hand-coloured engraved frontispiece retaining tissue guard, additional hand-coloured engraved title-page, 36 hand-coloured engravings retaining tissue guards; Death II: 36 hand-coloured engravings retaining tissue guards; Life: hand-coloured engraved frontispiece, additional hand-coloured engraved title-page, 24 hand-coloured engravings; slight marking to upper board of Death Vol. I and lower board of Death Vol. II, offsetting from turn-ins to endpapers, occasional very slight foxing throughout but nonetheless a clean copy in a handsome binding. First editions. Drawing on the tradition of the Dance of Death - an artistic genre of late-medieval allegory on the universality of death, no matter one's station in life - Rowlandson produced a contemporary version gleefuly skewering popular society. Originally published in parts, these editions were first published after completion and parts of the spine from the original cloth binding are mounted at large in the rear of the two volumes of The Dance of Death. As is not uncommon The Dance of Life is missing a single leaf of Advertisements at the rear, possibly lost at the point of binding. Tooley described the Dance of Death as 'Indispensable to any Rowlandson collection, one of the essential pivots of any colour plate Library, being one of the main works of Rowlandson.' (English Books with Coloured Plates, p. 334). W. Root & Son were known for their fine bindings and also worked on trade bindings and sets. The firm were based in Red Lion Square between 1899-1901, and the December 1942 issue of The Rotarian notes with regret that W. Root had been bombed out of their premises on Paternoster Row. Falk: 219, 220; Tooley 410, 411. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Grundlagen der Geometrie.

      Leipzig, Teubner, 1899.. (25 x 17 cm). (2) 92 S. Mit 50 Abbildungen. Geprägter Leinwandband der Zeit.. Seltene erste Ausgabe seiner berühmten Arbeit, als erster Teil der "Festschrift zur Feier der Enthüllung des Gauss-Weber-Denkmals in Göttingen" erschienen. - "Im gewissen Sinne stellen die 'Grundlagen der Geometrie' den Abschluß einer glanzvollen Entwicklung der Geometrie während des 19.Jahrhunderts dar, - und sie bilden den Ausgangspunkt einer grundsätzlich neuen Orientierung der Geometrie. Auch die schon auf die Antike zurückgehende Methode des Aufbaues einer Disziplin auf Postulaten (Axiomen) wurde hier auf eine ganz neue Grundlage gestellt. Endgültig vollzogen wurde bei Hilbert die Trennung des Mathematisch-Logischen vom Sinnlich-Anschaulichen. Nach Hilberts Forderung sollen und dürfen bei geometrischen Beweisen, Begriffsbildungen und Axiomen keinerlei sinnlich-räumliche Vorstellungen benutzt werden" (Wußing/Arnold, S. 494). - Sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar. - DSB VI, 388 Scarce first edition of one of the most influential publications on 20th century mathematics. - Original cloth. A crisp copy

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        Cartolina postale autografa firmata del musicista Giacomo Puccini, inviata da Boscolungo al Sig. Riccardo Radaelli, presso la ditta "Perelli Paradisi" a Milano in data 19 agosto 1899.

      - Cartolina postale autografa firmata originale, viaggiata, compilata al verso su 15 righe. In realtà Puccini si rivolge a un "Caro Lampedusa", cui conferma la ricezione di "telegramma e cartolina lecchese". Seguono alcuni ragguagli circa la situazione vacanziera sull'Appennino ("Noi bene, freschi e paffuti - 13 e 18 gradi minima e maximum") e l'invito ad una visita a Torre del Lago, ove rientrerà il giorno 20 dello stesso mese. Puccini era solito recarsi in vacanza in montagna durante i caldi mesi estivi. Dopo aver soggiornato più volte ai Bagni di Lucca, nel luglio del 1899 si recò un pò oltre, in località Boscolungo, nei pressi dell'Abetone, sulla montagna pistoiese. Qui, soggiornando alla "Villa delle Piramidi", presso una casa che in seguito acquistò e tenne per alcuni anni, lavorò alla partitura del III atto di "Tosca". 50 gr.

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        Honorary Degree for Géza Maróczy by the Chess Association of Szeged

      Printed by Károly Schulhof, Szeged 1899 - page in Hungarian, mounted on hard paper. Printed in brown and blue. With ornamented frame and chess-board in the background. Signed by the president, the vice-president and the notary of the association. 50 × 36 cm. The Chess Association of Szeged was found in 1899 and in the same year they awarded the honorary degree to Géza Maróczy (1870-1915), the Hungarian Grandmaster, who was born in Szeged and became one of the best players of the world in his time. page in Hungarian, mounted on hard paper. Printed in brown and blue. With ornamented frame and chess-board in the background. Signed by the president, the vice-president and the notary of the association [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        A rare signed edition of L. Frank Baum's landmark children's book which paved the way for The Wizard of Oz

      "His signature, ""Very Sincerely L. Frank Baum,"" and dated in his hand, ""Chicago Nov 1899,"" on the front blank endpaper of his groundbreaking book, Father Goose, His Book (Chicago: Geo. M. Hill Co. Publishers, 1899) unpaginated, quarto, bound in titled, illustrated boards. First edition, second printing (October 1899). With illustrations by W. W. Denslow. Boards rubbed, spine repaired with cloth backing, light soiling to interior pages. Offered together with L. Frank Baum, Father Goose, His Book (Chicago: Geo. M. Hill Co., 1899) unpaginated, quarto, bound in titled and illustrated boards. First edition, first printing. With illustrations by W. W. Denslow. Boards rubbed and cracked at edges, spine reinforced, some folds to several pages with some marginal tears. When Baum and Denslow conceived this modern American Mother Goose, no firm was interested in issuing it. The pair decided to publish it themselves and took it to a big jobber, George M. Hill. Hill was so impressed with the mock-up that he offered to publish the book if Baum and Denslow paid all of the printing costs. To save on typesetting, they hired the artist Ralph Fletcher Seymour to hand-letter the text and they gave him an acknowledgement on the final page. Father Goose, His Book proved to be the best selling children's book of the year and went through five printings before Christmas. Its unexpected success inspired Baum and Denslow to follow it up with The Wizard of Oz."

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        Den store Revolution 1789-1799.

      . Kbhvn. 1899. Rigt illustr. i teksten samt med 33 plancher i s/h og farver. 4to. (8) + 554 + (2) s. Orig. komp. hellaerred..

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        Tyve Aar efter. Fortsaettelse af de tre Musketerer.

      . Oversat af Fr. Winkel Horn & C. Michelsen. Kbhvn.: A. Christiansens Kunstforlag 1899. Illustr. af Maurice Leloir m.fl. 4to. Orig. komponeret hellaerred. Meget velholdt eksemplar..

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        PHARAOH'S BROKER: BEING THE VERY REMARKABLE EXPERIENCES IN ANOTHER WORLD OF ISIDOR WERNER (WRITTEN BY HIMSELF). Edited, arranged, and with an Introduction by Ellsworth Douglass [pseudonym]

      London: C. Arthur Pearson Limited,. 1899. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-316 [317-320: ads],. original decorated blue cloth, front panel stamped in gold and black, spine panel stamped in gold.. Slight spine lean, a bit of light rubbing to cloth, endpapers foxed,. some age-darkening to edges of signatures "S" and "U," but a very. good copy with bright cover stamping. An attractive copy of an. uncommon book. (#104772). First edition. Victorian interplanetary novel. Second part recounts the adventures of two spacemen on Mars that are remarkably similar to those of Edgar Rice Burroughs's hero of A PRINCESS OF MARS (1912). "Among the more intelligent early interplanetary novels, unusual in its recognition of problems of parallel evolution as well as of the mechanics of space travel." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 602. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II- 351. Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, p. 351. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 71. Locke, Voyages in Space 67. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 300. Stableford, Scientific Romance in Britain 1890-1950, pp. 132-33. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 76. Bleiler (1978), p.68. Reginald 04481.

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        James Ensor. Peintre & Graveur.

      . Paris: Librairie de la Societe Anonyme "La Plume" 1899. Richly illustr. 100 pp. Bound with orig. wrapper in nice contemporary paperbinding with leatherlabel on frontboard. Binding signed Anker Kyster. * Original lithographed cover..

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        WISSENSCHAFTLICHE LUFTFAHRTEN, AUSGEFÜHRT VOM DEUTSCHEN VEREIN ZUR FÖRDERUNG DER LUFTSCHIFFFAHRT IN BERLIN;

      3 Bände, Braunschweig 1899-1900; Orig. Halbledereinbände, 212+150+706 S; 1 kolor. Frontispiece, 9 (davon 5 farbige) Tafeln, 59 Karten, 349 Textillustrationen, Folio. .

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

      Berlin, Die Lustigen Blätter (Dr. Eysler & Co.), 1899.. 4°, Halbleinen. Jahrgang 1899. Es fehlen die Nr. 3, 6, 8, 9, 15, 19, 31, 36. Halbleineneinband mit dreiseitigem Marmorschnitt. Gutes u. seltenes Exemplar.

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        The Book of the Dead: Facsimiles of the Papyri of Hunefer, Anhai, Kerasher and Netchemet, with Supplementary Text from the Papyrus of Nu

      London, England: The British Museum, 1899. Presumed first printing of the first edition. Published 1899. Preface by the author dated June 30th, 1899. Printed by Harrison and Sons, St. Martin's Lane, London. Presumed bound in Great Britain. Sold at The British Museum, and by Longmans & Co., and by others. This book has primary text in English and secondary text and illustrations in Egyptian hieroglyphics. Contemporary three-quarter leather binding in charcoal black, with charcoal black paper hardboards, and with gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. The leather is dried out and significantly eroded, especially at the spine head and tail and along the gutters but also at all corners. Hinges weak but holding. Hinges reinforced with bookbinder's cloth tape. 23 x 15 inches. Turqouise-colored pastedowns. Collated. With xi and 64 numbered pages. With full-page and double-page plates including 11 [Hunefer] and 8 [Anhai] and 3 [Kerasher] and 12 [Netchemet] and 1 {Nu], as called for. Identification and brief commentary on vignettes and/or text appears at the base of each plate. 20 plates are in full color, probably chromolithographs; 15 plates are in B&W, probably collotypes. The section of 35 plates is followed by The Papyrus of Nu, with 63 full-page B&W plates, as called for, reproducing the Egyptian hieroglyphics, and annotated with footnote numbers. Intermittent light foxing appearing occasionally throughout the book and either not present or not noticeable to most of the plates. Page 63/64 with a 1-inch repaired tear in the lower fore-edge margin, not into the text. Plate 8, Hunefer, with a small smudge at the fore-edge margins, not into the plate itself. Very occasional light fingering marks throughout the book. Else a clean copy, and quite tight. Down-graded from Very Good to Good Plus on account of the condition of the binding. Worthy of conservation or rebinding, and priced accordingly. Scarce in any condition. This is a very large and heavy volume.. First Edition. Three-Quarter Leather. Good Plus. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall.

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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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        Lyrics of the Hearthside

      New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1899. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition. 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.

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        La Photographie, est-elle un art?

      Paris: Hachette, 1899. Original wraps in glassine 26 x 33.5 cm. 50, [51-52] pp. With photogravures by J. Craig Annan, Demachy, Maskell and Kühn. Tissue guards in place. Some plates with one 5 mm. foxed circle in the margins and some other tiny foxed marks. Two Israel Museum library stamps in Hebrew on bottom of title page and last blank with deaccession mark and ink strike out. The Truthful Lens, no. 102.

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        DRACULA , 1899 on Title pg, , 1ST U S EDITION, DOUBLEDAY & MCCLURE, NY, A hard to find copy of Stoker's classic HORROR CLASSIC work

      DOUBLEDAY & MCCLURE, NY, 1899 Title pg has some Ink Writing says Good Book & few pencil notations ,HARDBACK NODustjacket,1899 on Title pg, , 1ST U.S EDITION, EX NY Public LIBRARY , USUAL WEAR RUB, ETC , POOR CONDITION, AS-IS, 378 pgs, NOJACKET,. BROWN CLOTH REBOUND with Gold gilt Titles on Spine Cover & 1899 base Spine cvr ,, Interior tight wear, rub, FOX & numerous blank margins have some small chips or Tape reinforcement repair blank margin tears, pg 11 has chip out 3 3/4 X 2 1/2 IN . TAKING OUT TEXT FOR Btm 13 lines, pg 25-27, 373-376, has small corner chips takes out small amt TEXT, PG 35 & 36, 57 missing text for more than half of page, some other pgs have maybe part of 1 or 2 lin line missing from age & chips,pg 105/106 missing few pencil marks. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Poor/No Jacket. Ex-Library.

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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 the first edition, first printing, first state of Churchill's second published work. Published in two massive volumes in 1899, the first edition of this book is compelling in every respect. First, of course, is the inherent merit of the work itself. The text is arresting, insightful, powerfully descriptive, and of enduring relevance. Mohammed Ahmed was a messianic Islamic leader in central and northern Sudan in the final decades of the 19th century. In 1883 the Mahdists overwhelmed the Egyptian army of British commander William Hicks, and Great Britain ordered the withdrawal of all Egyptian troops and officials from the Sudan. In 1885, General Gordon famously lost his life in a doomed defense of the capitol, Khartoum, where he had been sent to lead evacuation of Egyptian forces. Though the Mahdi died in 1895, his theocracy continued until 1898, when General Kitchener reoccupied the Sudan. With Kitchener was a very young Winston Churchill, who would participate in the battle of Omdurman in September 1898, where the Mahdist forces were decisively defeated. In this book about the British campaign in the Sudan, Churchill - a young officer in a colonial British army - is unusually sympathetic to the Mahdist forces and critical of Imperial cynicism and cruelty. This work offers us the candid perspective of the future great man of the 20th century from the distinctly 19th century battlefields where Churchill learned to write and earned his early fame. Here is a chief architect of the Second World War involved in what has been called the last "genuine" cavalry charge of the British army. In addition to being a compelling piece of writing, the first edition of The River War is also beautiful, rare, and bibliographically important. Aesthetically it is lavish and striking; the large, weighty volumes are beautifully 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. From a collector's standpoint it is scarce. There were only 2,000 copies of this beautiful 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 first edition, first printing, first state set. First state is confirmed by the typographical error on p.459 of Volume II, omitting the single quotation mark following 'LONDON GAZETTE. (See: Cohen, Vol. I, A2.1.a&b, pages 32-42.) Condition is very good overall, the noteworthy feature of this set being unusually clean and complete contents. The contents remain exceptionally bright for the edition. We find no previous ownership marks and a mere hint of spotting is barely discernible, appearing entirely confined to the otherwise clean fore edges. All of the extensive illustrations, maps, and plans are intact, including the frontispieces and tissue guards. This is not a "married" set; both the contents and bindings of both volumes are an exact match in condition. What leads us to grade this set as only "good plus" is the fact that both volumes have been fitted with new endpapers (white, replacing the original black) and the original bindings, though now tight, do show scuffing and wear with some dulling of the spines. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A2.1.a, Woods/ICS A2(a.1), Langworth p.29

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        Letters to a Mother on the Philosophy of Froebel

      New York: D. Appleton and Company. 1899. First Edition. No. 45 in the International Education Series edited by W. T. Harris. 8vo; (2), x, 311, (1-blank), (2-ads), 11 full-page illustrations & 2 text figures; neat owner's name at top of flyleaf, bookplate removed from front pastedown; original dark green cloth lettered and decorated in red & black; minor rubbing to tips and spine ends else very good. Susan Elizabeth Blow (1843-1916), kindergarten educator, born in St. Louis, was educated at home except for two years at Miss Haines' School in New York City. She lived for a year and a half in Brazil, where her father was U. S. minister, then traveled in Europe where, in Germany, she encountered the kindergarten work of Fiedrich Froebel. With the encouragement of William T. Harris, superintendent of St. Louis schools and central figure of the philosophical group know as the "St. Louis Movement," Miss Blow studied with a disciple of Froebel's widow. This led to her opening the first public school kindergarten in America (Des Peres School, St. Louis) in 1873. She then founded a training school for kindergarten teachers, also the first of its kind in America. Blow lectured extensively on kindergarten matters, including at Teacher's College Columbia during 1905-1909, and had a high position in the International Kindergarten Union. She wrote five books for the International Education Series. LETTERS TO A MOTHER is one of the best statements of her philosophy of "symbolic education". Prominently mentioned or quoted from are, Rousseau, Pestalozzi, John Dewey, William James, Darwin, and Mary Putnam Jacobi. NAW I, pp. 181-182. The Book of Women's Firsts, p. 57. Timelines of American Women's History, p. 177.

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        Die Jagd nach dem Gluck und andere Novellen [The hunt for the Gluck and other stories]

      Germany: Munchen and Mien. [The hunt for the Gluck and other stories] "Received Nobel Prize In 1905 he won a Nobel Prize for lifetime achievement as an epic writer. Quo Vadis (1895) brought him the widest international recognition The story of St. Peter in Rome during the reign of Emperor Nero." Wikipedia Good gray cloth. Decorative titles pastedown on cover. Some wear, soiling, tanning to pages, missing blank ffep. ("Received Nobelpreis Im Jahre 1905 gewann er den Nobelpreis für sein Lebenswerk als Epiker. Quo Vadis (1895) brachte ihm eine möglichst breite internationale Anerkennung Die Geschichte von St. Peter in Rom während der Regierungszeit von Kaiser Nero." Wikipedia Good grauen Tuch. Dekorative Titel pastedown on cover. Einige Verschleiß, Verschmutzung, Solarium Seiten, fehlende Leerzeichen ffep.) 1899, 12mo, 163pp. [1] Scarce title 1 Copy OCLC . Good. Hardcover. 1899. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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        Index and Appendices

      ONT>1899 - London - Majesty's Stationary Office - Original printed paper blue wraps. Two works from the Indian Currency Committee enhanced with diagrams and graphs. The first is detailed above and the second is entitled;CorrespondenceRespecting the Proposals on CurrencyMade at he Government of IndiaPresented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of her Majesty. East India (Currency)Condition: The bindings are tight and firm and all covers are attached. The rear cover of the first item and the front cover of the second are both holding loosely and may fully detach in the post. There is wear to the extremities including rips tot he spine with some loss and a couple of mild marks to the covers. The first item has some chips with loss to the rear cover. Internally the books are generally clean and bright apart from the occasional mild spot. Overall the books are in very good condition bearing in mind the fragile nature of the bindings in the first place. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Orientations

      T Fisher Unwin, UK 1899 - 1st Edition 1899. Very un-common. The authors first book of short stories and includes an original tipped in signature from the author on his address headed paper. The book is very good++ with slight rubbing to edges. Contents good. Endpapers foxed. More images can be taken upon request. Ref Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Orlando Furioso. Illustrato da Gustavo Doré. Con prefazione di Giosuè Carducci.

      Milano, Fratelli Treves Editori, 1899. Illustrato da 85 quadri illustrati e centinaia di disegni di Gustavo Doré. Con prefazione di Giosuè Carducci. In 4to (cm. 35); elegante legatura in tutta pelle con titoli e fregi in oro al piatto e al dorso, nervature al dorso, custodia telata cartonata; pp. XVI, 740, (4). Testo su due colonne. Pagine di guardia decorate. Ottima copia. PAx

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        An Atlas of Representative Stellar Spectra from ? 4870 to ? 3300 Together with a Discussion of the Evolutional Order of the Stars, and the Interpretation of Their Spectra, Preceded By a Short History of the Observatory and Its Work.

      London: William Wesley and Son and Hazell Watson & Viney Ld 1899 - Sole edition. Folio. x, 165, (3) pp. Publisher's beige buckram, red lettered to the spine and upper board, the pencilled ownership inscription of John Evershed to the head of the front pastedown. Neatly recased with subtle repairs to the spine ends, the boards a little marked, a very good copy overall. 12 plates of spectra and another two plates featuring a further 3 illustrations plus other illustrations in the text. A pioneer in astronomical and solar research, by the time of his marriage in 1875 William was already a highly respected scientist. Thereafter, Huggins was ably assisted and intelligently guided by his wife Margaret, who helped organise his studies and introduced him to the benefits of using photography in their research. Coming late in his career, this work provides a fine illustration of their particular branch of astronomy - spectroscopy - the study of the light and radiation emitted by stars through the use of the spectroscope combined with a conventional telescope. The book commences with a history of their observatory at Tulse Hill and a description of their studies, before providing a detailed analysis of the plates. The astronomer John Evershed was interested in astronomy from a young age and would have been very familiar with the Hugginses work. As his own researches progressed, Evershed and Huggins came into direct contact and it was Huggins who proposed the younger man for a senior position at the Kodaikanal Observatory in India in 1906. First as chief assistant and subsequently as director, he overhauled the equipment and techniques employed at the observatory. This work, along with the geographic position and climactic conditions of Kodaikanal, allowed "him to make an outstanding sequence of solar spectroscopic observations", leading "to the discovery of the Evershed effect - a radial circulation of gases in sunspots, which flow outwards at a low level and inwards at a higher level". (ODNB) He was soon made a Fellow of the Royal Society and was awarded the gold medal of the Royal Astronomical Society, going on to have a long and distinguished scientific career. A scarce copy of an uncommon and fascinating work with an interesting provenance.

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        Zarathustra-Commentar. 4 Bände.

      Leipzig, Haessel, 1899 - 1901.. Erste Ausgabe. 8vo. Dunkelrotes Original-Leinen mit goldgeprägtem Titel auf den Rücken und Deckeln. Schönes Exemplar. - Krummel I, 911. Selten. For further information see www.dinter.de in List 26..

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        BARON LE COGNE [MANUSCRIT ORIGINAL] + Edition Originale 1902

      1899 - un Manuscrit Original, écrit à l'encre violette relié en un volume, reliure bradel pleine percale vert foncé in-octavo, reliure souple d'Epoque, dos long décoré or, titre frappé or avec double filet or, fleuron or au centre du dos, double filets or en tête et en pied, toutes tranches non-rognées, 273 feuilles écrites d'un seul côté, daté en fin : 11 Février 1899.Auquel on a joint l'Edition Originale : un volume broché in-octavo éditeur, titre imprimé en rouge et noir sur la 1ère de couverture, toutes tranches non-rognées, Tirage limité : exemplaire N° 740, sans illustrations, 280 pages, 1902 à Paris chez H. Simonis Empis Editeur, .UNIQUE.en trés bon état (very good condition). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Serie von 45 schwarz-weiß Fotos der Fez-Fabriken zum 30. Jahre ihres Bestandes 1899 - 1929.

      . Original Fotografie auf Karton.. Innen- und Aussenansichten der Fabriken in Gloggnitz - Niederösterreich, Strackowitz - Tschechien, Niklasdorf, Köszeg - Ungarn, Piseg - Tschechien, Muttenitz - Tschechien, Schönwalde - Schlesien. - Bedeutende Serie aus der Arbeitswelt der Tuchmacher, bzw. Spinnereien, Stickereien und Filzherstellung. Die Fez-Fabriken exportierten ihre Waren bis nach Indien. Bieliegend fünf weitere Fotos, die offensichtlich nicht zur Verwendung kamen. Fotos in Original Ledermappe.

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        ODALISQUE

      NY 1899 - Hand-pulled photogravure. Image size 5 5/8 x4 1/2 inches. Mounted on art paper which is 15 x 11 inches. Archivally matted. Fine. A richly-toned photogravure, Plate 17 from the portfolio, AMERICAN PICTORIAL PHOTOGRAPHY, SERIES ONE, which was published for "Camera Notes" by the Publication Committee of the Camera Club, New York. Limited to 150 copies. This image was also reproduced in Alfred Stieglitz's CAMERA NOTES in 1899. Charles I. Berg, (1856-1926) was a noted architect, in 1887 he designed the twenty story Gillenger Building, one of New York's earliest skyscrapers. He was a founding member of the Camera Club and served for a long time on the club's print committee.

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