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        L'Estampe Moderne. Bouquetière. Lithographie Originale.

      L'Estampe Moderne, Imprimerie Champenois pour CH. Masson |& H. Piazza 1899 - - L'Estampe Moderne, Imprimerie Champenois pour CH. Masson & H. Piazza, Paris 1899, 30x40cm, une feuille. - Lithographie originale en couleur exécutée spécialement par l'artiste pour l'Estampe Moderne. Epreuve tirée sur vélin fort protégé par une serpente imprimée, timbre sec de l'éditeur en marge inférieure. Signature de l'artiste dans la planche. Très bel exemplaire. Lithographie inspirée d'un poème d'Armand Silvestre dont un extrait est reproduit sur la serpente de l'estampe. Editée par Ch. Masson et H. Piazza, les deux années de l'Estampe Moderne constituent une des plus belles réalisations lithographiques de l'époque. Chaque estampe est une oeuvre originale réalisée spécialement pour la revue par les plus grands artistes français et étrangers représentant des courants Symbolistes, Art Nouveau, Orientalistes et "Belle Epoque". [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Album Des Orchidees De l'Europe Centrale et Septentrionale

      LLibrairie Georg & Cie, Librairie O.Doin, Geneva and Paris 1899 - NB: Text is in French throughout with common names in English, German and French. Turquoise blue cloth with titles in gilt on spine and front cover. Condition: Fair, covers have general light shelfwear and bumping to spine and cover corners, with heavier shelfwear and sunning to spine. Front inner hinge cracked but holding firmly. Binding becoming a little loose in general, with some internal cracking. Light browning to endpapers and text edges, with occasional foxing to the colour plates. Previous owners name on front endpaper. No inscriptions. 90pp text and 2pp. list of plates (59 colour and one b/w). Henry Louis Correvon (1854-1939) was a Swiss naturalist and botanist, specialising in Alpine flora. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bond Books (Member of the PBFA)]
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        Geografía Universal volumen I

      De Garnier Hermanos 1899 - gran cantidad degrabados, mapas, con láminas a color, guardas seda y filo en pan de oro. 797 páginas [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Collection Dutuit - Livres Et Manuscrits

      Domascene Morgand, Paris, France 1899 - Limited 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. Additional shipping charges may apply. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Combat : Étude 2.

      Encre sur papier 1899 - - Encre sur papier Fin XIXème - Début XXème, 44 x 27 cm. - Dessin original à l'encre. Signature du cachet de la signature de l'artiste dans l'angle inférieur droit de l'oeuvre. Petites déchirures marginales sans atteinte au dessin, petites taches en pied, sinon très bel état de conservation. Provenance : atelier de l'artiste, référencée au catalogue Atelier Louis Anquetin (Thierry de Maigret, 28/11/08). Louis Anquetin, né à Étrépagny en 1861 et mort à Paris en 1932, est un important peintre français. Il commence sa carrière aux côtés de peintres d'avant-garde tels que Vincent Van Gogh ou Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. Avec Émile Bernard, il est l'inventeur du Cloisonnisme. De 1884 à 1893, Louis Anquetin ne cesse d'explorer les possibilités nouvelles offertes par la libération introduite par l'Impressionnisme dans la peinture française. A partir de 1893, à la suite d'une longue confrontation avec les « maîtres d'autrefois », il adopte un parti-pris pictural qui le mettra en marge du mouvement général de l'art, et l'éloignera de ses amis. Ébloui par l'art baroque et sa vigueur créatrice, il pense alors que ses amis de jeunesse se sont engagées dans une voie qui mènera à la mort de la peinture. Il croit en une « peinture parfaite » qui s'incarne dans le re-souvenir des leçons de Michel-Ange et de Rubens notamment. Son travail devient donc plus classique, il prône le retour au métier, en proposant de réfléchir sur les conditions a priori de toute forme d'art possible dans le respect des règles de la perspective et de l'anatomie, telles que pratiquées par les maîtres du XVIème et XVIIème siècle. Ne laissant que quelques oeuvres que l'on peut qualifier de monumentales, Anquetin s'avère prolifique par ses nombreuses études et esquisses, lui qui considérait que le dessin était « un moyen d'expression tout puissant », le fondement obligatoire de tous les arts plastiques. En travaillant volontairement à rebours de son époque, Louis Anquetin a rendu possible l'existence d'une figuration moderne originale. Par son obstination et sa passion de la peinture, il a en effet évité que ne soit totalement obturé le chemin de la grande tradition occidentale. On peut admirer ses oeuvres dans de nombreux et prestigieux musées comme le Musée d'Orsay ou Le Louvre à Paris, à San Francisco ou à Detroit, au Musée de l'Hermitage de Saint-Petersbourg, à la National Gallery et à la Tate de Londres, etc. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Golfer's Alphabet

      New York: Harper & Brothers. 1899. First. Presumed later edition. Illustrated by A.B. Frost. Square quarto. Cloth and illustrated paper over boards. Large but attractive period bookplate, edgewear and some modest erosion to the paper, professionally touched up, and a light dampstain to the front board illustration, a clean and tight, about very good copy. Printed on rectos only, each page alternates a rhymed alphabet of golf with wonderful comic illustrations by Frost. OCLC and Donovan and Murdoch both list 1898 as the first edition, and we can find no mention in either source of this 1899 issue. Regardless, copies of either issue (if indeed there are two) are almost never seen, and rare enough that the facsimile edition published in 1967 is also exceptionally scarce. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Dot and the Kangaroo

      London: Thomas Burleigh, 1899. Quarto, portrait frontispiece and 19 full-page black & white illustrations by Frank Mahony; a very good copy in the original red cloth with patterned endpapers. The very rare first edition of this Australian children's classic. The story of Dot, the little girl lost in the Australian bush, who is helped by a kindly grey kangaroo, has become 'a fundamental text of Australian children's literature' ({i People, Print and Paper}). It has rarely been out of print over the past century, appearing in innumerable editions, with illustrations by a variety of artists. The author, Ethel Pedley, was an English-born music teacher, and committed conservationist, who lived in Sydney. Although she died in England before the book was published, she had made arrangements for {i Bulletin} artist Frank Mahony to illustrate the book. His depictions of the bush certainly do give an authentically Australian air to the publication, which although published in London was 'entirely produced in Australia'.

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        GEORG STEINHAUFEN DER KAUFMANN IN DER DEUTFCHEN BER 1899

      LEIPZIG: BERLEGT BEI - EUGEN DIEDERICHS, 1899. Book. Good. Soft cover. TITLE: GEORG STEINHAUFEN DER KAUFMANN IN DER DEUTFCHEN BER 1899 AUTHOR: GEORG STEINHAUFEN (UNSURE ABOUT TITLE, AUTHOR, PUBLISHER OR EDITION, THE BOOK IS IN WHAT APPEARS TO BE GERMAN!!!) PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) /COPYRIGHT: (UNSURE ABOUT TITLE, AUTHOR, PUBLISHER OR EDITION, THE BOOK IS IN WHAT APPEARS TO BE GERMAN!!!) BERLEGT BEI - EUGEN DIEDERICHS, LEIPZIG 1899. EDITION: First Edition assumed CATEGORY: Foreign, Famous Illustrators, BINDING/COVER: Hardback without dust jacket COLOR: Blue CONDITION: (UNSURE ABOUT TITLE, AUTHOR, PUBLISHER OR EDITION, THE BOOK IS IN WHAT APPEARS TO BE GERMAN!!!) The front boards are a little curled at the corner edges. Book is without marks or writings, pages are clean, and book is tight and sturdy. SIZE: 7 ½ x 10 ½ (approximately) PAGES: Unnumbered pages. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: (UNSURE ABOUT TITLE, AUTHOR, PUBLISHER OR EDITION, THE BOOK IS IN WHAT APPEARS TO BE GERMAN!!!) First Edition assumed. The book is nicely heavily illustrated throughout. COMPETITIVE PRICING! Once paid, books will ship immediately without email notification to customer (it's on the way), you are welcomed to email about shipment date! REFUNDS: All ViewFair books, prints, and manuscript items are 100% refundable up to 14 business days after item is received. InvCodePrc 1259 E H V VIEWFAIR BOOKS: 006204 .

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        ACTOS DE LA ASAMBLEA LEGISLATIVA DEL TERRITORIO DE NUEVO MEJICO. SESION TRIGESIMA-TERCERA 1899 (1889. Acts of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of New Mexico... Convened in the Capital, At the City of Santa Fe...)

      Santa FE New Mexico: De La Compania Pubicista Del Nuevo Mexicano. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1899. First Edition. Hardcover. POLITICS; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 307 pages; Bound in contemporary full pigskin with red and black leather spine labels. Light rubbing, quite sound and strong. Entire text is Spanish Language. ; 0 .

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        Durch norwegische Jagtgründe. Jagd- und Reisebilder aus dem hohen Norden. Mit 68 Abbildungen nach Originalzeichnungen vom Jagdmaler C. Schulze und photographischen Aufnachmen.

      Neudamm, Verlag von J. Neumann, 1899. Leks. 8vo. VIII + (2) + 190 s. Orig. dekorert helsjirtingbd.. *Schiötz 761 a. "Vesentlig om elgjakt i Namdalen (Sanddølatraktene). Reise Kristiania - Trondhjem - Bodø - Lofoten - Namsos"

      [Bookseller: Ruuds Antikvariat]
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        AUTOUR D' ELLES . LE LEVER - LE COUCHER

      Librarie Ollendorff, Paris - 1899 - 148 PP , ( XII ) . Une des 30 exemplaires sur papier du Japon avec les en 3 états .Un suite en noir du gravure in frontispice et 2 suites des illustrations entierèment rehuassées à i' aquarelle et la deuxième sur papier de Chine . Exemplaire signé pour l' auteur .Bradel demi maroquin à coins marron . dos lisse . (rel CARAYON ) . Très bon état ( qq.rosseurs sur le dernier feuillets ) . VERY FINE . A very fine copy .One of the 30 copies on Japan paper signed by the artist . With the illustrations in 3 states. ( in clour and papier de Chine ) . Frontispiece in 2 states . Binding signed by Carayon . ( marginal foxing on las pages ) Size: In 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Autour D`Elles; Le Lever - Le Coucher; nummeriert: Nr. 30 Von 30, Signiert.,

      Librairie Ollendorff Paris, 1899 - Exemplaires d`Amateur de 1 a 30. 30 exemplaires sur papier du Japon numérotés et signés par L`auteur. Nr. 30, signiert- Préface par Armand Silvestre. Durchgehend illustriert. Leicht frivole Skizzen junger Frauen beim Aufstehen oder Zubettgehen, mit etwasText zwischendurch. Pappband im Schuber, Bindung an einigen Stellen gelöst. Insgesamt abgegriffen und beschabt, an den Kanten etwas bestoßen. Kleiner Riss am Rücken. Innen sauber. Vom Autor signiert Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 860

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        AUTOUR D ' ELLES : LE LEVER - LE COUCHER . Un des 30 EXEMPLAIRES D ' AMATEUR sur PAPIER JAPON

      - Paris . Librairie Ollendorff . 1899 . Une reliure demi chagrin à coins , dos à nerfs orné de caissons , plats marbrés , tranche dorée , signée P. CLAESSENS fils . In-8 de 153 pages , orné de 240 gravures : 80 gravures couleurs + suite de 80 gravures en noir et 80 gravures en sanguine sur JAPON et papier de CHINE . Couvertures conservées . Tirage de tête : Un des 30 exemplaires sur papier JAPON . ( N° 6 ) . 14 x 19 cm . Justification signée par l ' auteur . Légers frottements à la reliure , sinon trés bon état . Superbe et rare édition . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        When the Sleeper Wakes. A Story of the Years to Come.

      Harper and Brothers, London, 1899, - First Edition. 8vo., pps. (viii) +329. Publisher's red cloth, gilt titles to spine and upper board. Spine is age-toned, text block shaken in the case with gauze-cloth joints showing to inside gutter, boards are especially clean. A very good, solid copy. In 1897 a Victorian gentleman falls into a sleep from which he cannot be awoken. During his 200 years of slumber he becomes the Sleeper, the most powerful person in the world. The common people, increasingly oppressed, view the Sleeper as a liberator whose awakening will free them from misery. Geoffrey H. Wells [15]. Bleiler; Checklist of Fantastic Literature [328]. Shorter New Cambridge Bibliography (Eng.Lit.) 1293-8. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Penycuik Experiments.

      London: Adam and Charles Black, 1899. 1st ed. - 8vo. xciii, 177 pp. 46 figs., including many B & W photographs of zebras, zebra-horse crosses. Original zebra skin patterned cloth with gilt titles. Professor of Natural History at Edinburgh from 1882-1927 and a prominent geneticist, Cossar Ewart crossed a zebra stallion with pony mares in order to disprove telegony, a theory which states that if a female mates with more than one male the later offspring will inherit characteristics from the earlier sires. The zebra-horse hybrids were brown with faint stripes. When the same mares were subsequently mated with a pony, the resulting foals showed none of the markings or temperamental characteristics of a zebra. A secondary aim of these experiments was to produce a draught animal for South Africa that was less subject to local diseases and more tractable than a mule. Cossar Ewart writes affectionately about his animals and appreciated their different personalities. The Penycuik Experiments is an important scientific document of pioneering significance in the areas of breeding and genetics. The book has a darkened spine with some wear at the spinal extremities, some slight evidence of bookplate removal from front pastedown else very good plus. The zebra-patterned cloth cover is quite dramatic. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thomas Dorn, ABAA]
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        Wanderungen in Ost-Afrika [ Wanderings in East Africa ]

      Gerold & Cie, Wein 1899 - Hardback, 180mm x 260mm tall (7.27" x 10.25" approx.). Pp xx, i, 440, with a tissue-guarded b/w studio portrait photo frontispiece plate of the Author, 40 plates, 30 sepia vignette illustrations, and with three folding maps, loosely inserted in a pocket to the rear board. Wear to the head of the spine joints; patchy external rubs and fading; a [school library?] label residue to the front pastedown, and 'Withdrawn' stamp impressions to the front and rear free endpapers. [no other library markings]. Internally very good. Original maroon cloth-covered, bevelled-edge boards/gilt titles, and with a gilt vignette to front board of a spear-bearing native standing behind a recumbent lion to the front board. Photographs and/or an insured postal-quote provided upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hale Books]
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        LES PERLES ROUGES. 93 sonnets historiques.

      1899 - Paris, Charpentier, 1899. In-12 (124 X 189) demi-chagrin grenat à coins, filet doré sur les plats, dos cinq nerfs filetés, caissons ornés aux petits fers dorés et à froid, auteur et titre dorés, date en queue, tête dorée, plats de la couverture conservés (BELLEVALLÉE) ; (2) ff. de faux-titre et titre, 193 pages, (1) f. d'achevé d'imprimer. Papier du corps de l'ouvrage uniformément jauni, quelques taches sombres sur le cuir du premier plat. ÉDITION ORIGINALE sur papier d'édition (pas de grand papier annoncé). Une deuxième édition illustrée paraîtra la même année. Exemplaire comportant sur le feuillet de faux-titre un ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE SIGNÉ de l'auteur : « A Monsieur / Ferdinand Brunetière / Distingué hommage / Et souvenir / Robert de Montesquiou ». Ferdinand Brunetière (1849-1906) était historien de la littérature et critique littéraire français. BEL EXEMPLAIRE, bien relié par BELLEVALLÉE, au dos décoratif. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE ERIC CASTERAN]
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        ENCUADERNACION MEUNIER. 1900.

      1899 - Materia: Encuadernación artistica de Meunier. Publicación: Tours; Mame et Fils, 1899. Descripción: Folio mayor (370 x 290 mm.). 420 pp. Numerosas ilustraciones y 45 planchas. Encuadernación: Encuadernado y firmado por Charles Maunier en el interior. Tafilete azul. Cuatro grandesnervios que encuadran autor, decoración religiosa (mosaico) y título en letras doradas. Cortes dorados. Interior en piel con hierros, decoraciones vegetales y coronas. Ruedas doradas. Papeles de aguas y terciopelo azul para guardas. Buen estado. Obra muy cuidada. Encuadernador: Charles Meunier es uno de los encuadernadores franceses más influyentes de su época. Su talento se plasmó en la elegancia de sus obras. Su aportación más importarte es la introducción de la encuadernación conocida como ?emblématique-. Notas: Procede de la biblioteca de Ysabel Sánchez de Movellán con exlibris entorno a 1930. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Kunst am Hofe der Herzöge von Preußen

      Giesecke & Devrient, Berlin/Leipzig 1899 - mit 2 Heliogravuren, 10 Tafeln und 51 Illustrationen im Text, Halbleineneinband, Format 27 x 35 cm guter Zustand, leicht fleckig, Kanten etwas bestoßen de 287 S. 2740 g

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        [Photo Album]: Early Snapshots including Sporting

      New Jersey. 1899. Oblong quarto. Pebbled cloth with leather corners and spine with "photographs" stamped in guilt on the front board measuring 9" x 11.5". A collection of 201 sepia toned, and 2 cynotype photographs, most measuring 3.5" x 4", affixed to stiff cream paper with captions. The album is good only with spotting, tears, and lacking the leather on the spine; the pictures are about near fine with some edgewear. A vernacular photo album from the Plainfield Ward of Union, New Jersey and the surrounding suburbs from 1899, kept by Dewitt Hubbell, a Massachusett-born banker at the Plainfield Savings Bank. The album depicts Victorian Americans in a variety of posed pictures along with candids using the new technology of the "snapshot" around New jersey including Union and Montclair. The collection combines around the home photographs of smiling families, various dogs and cats, and trips around the tri-state area. Roughly 29 photos were taken during various hunting trips, including one during Labor Day weekend 1900 at Scituate Beach, Massachusetts depicting the setting up of blinds and men shooting birds. "Snapshot" photography, defined as " a photograph that is "shot" spontaneously and quickly, most often without artistic or journalistic intent," is said to have started around 1888 with the Kodak No. 1 camera, and was cemented as a pastime with the introduction of the Brownie Box Camera in 1900. This collection dates to around 1899, predating the Brownie and is an extensive and very early assemblage of vernacular snapshot photography, with pleasing images evoking the potential of the new technology. .

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        A Pictorial Description of Broadway.

      New York: The Mail & Express Co., 1899. - Oblong narrow folio, (6 x 17 inches). Advertisement (pale stain to first few leaves). 37 chromolithographed sheets, printed on both sides Original publisher's pictorial paper wrappers (rebacked with linen, some chipping and staining), preserved in a folding blue cloth slipcase lettered in gilt (chip to lower corner, hinge starting). First edition. A series of beautiful chromolithographs that chronicle the main thoroughfare of Broadway "from Steamship Row and Bowling Green to 59th Str." (Holden). Gray calls it a precursor to the photographic books that became popular after the turn of the century, commenting that it "forms a baseline, however unsatisfactory, for documentation of that street" (Gray, ed. p. iii). The Mail & Express Company was the publisher of the Evening Mail, a New York City daily newspaper. This is an important block-by-block record of what Broadway looked like at the turn of the 20th century. "Established in 17th-century Dutch New York, Broadway grew with the city, not only as a thoroughfare but as a conveyance of an expanding city, carrying progress with the tide of time, section by section, with each part reinventing itself after the older Broadway and New York moved on It was Broadway that carried the growing city. Broadway's expansion took it to the environs of Columbus Circle as the city was preparing to unify itself in the 1890s, but anticipating the next century's growth, outlying paths known as the Boulevard and the Bloomingdale Road were rebuilt, widened, and made part of Broadway" (Gabrielan, p. 7). Randall Gabrielan, "Along Broadway." Christopher Gray, ed. "Fifth Avenue, 1911, from Start to Finish in Historic Block-by-Block Photographs." Holden 1944. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Megan Scauri, M.A., M.L.S., in the Rare Book Department. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Ekonomisk tidskrift, utgifven af David Davidson. Årg. 1, häft. 1 – Årg. 4, häft. 12.

      - Stockholm; Hugo Gebers Förlag, (i distribution), 1899-1902. [25,5x17 cm]. 599, (1), iv & 580, iv & 554, iv & 572, iv s. + reklam. Varje häfte innehåller dessutom bilagan "Öfversikt öfver de större bankernas ställning". 48 häften med tryckta omslag. Oskurna snitt, de flesta ouppskurna. Endel häften med små revor eller fläckar, bra inlagor. En fin uppsättning av de fyra första årgångarna av Ekonomisk Tidskrift. Med återkommande bidrag av bl. a. Knut Wicksell, Gustav Cassel, I. Heckscher, Isidor Flodström och Theophil Andersson. Bland Wicksells bidrag kan nämnas: "Om öfverflyttning af skatt", "Klassisk nationalekonomi och vetenskaplig socialism", "Rysslands ekonomiska förhållanden", "Om gränsproduktiviteten såsom grundval för den nationalekonomiska fördelningen", "Om ocker ur nationalekonomisk synpunkt", "Om arfsskatten", samt "Till fördelningsproblemet". A complete set of the first four annual issues of "Ekonomisk Tidskrift" (Economic Review), containing articles by Knut Wicksell, Gustav Cassel, I. Heckscher, and others.

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        Cuentos de color

      - PRIMERA EDICION.- Caracas: Tip. J. M. Herrera Irigoyen, 1899.- 213 p., 1 h.; 8º (19,3 cm.); letras capitulares; Plena Piel, conserva cubierta anterior, estuche.- Con una dedicatoria autógrafa del autor a D. Mariano de Cavia en la portadilla. La página 177 sin un pequeño trocito de papel en la parte superior del margen externo, que no toca texto por mucho. Con esta obra el autor entra plenamente en el modernismo literario. MUY RARO. Libro en español [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Eden Versus Whistler: The Baronet & The Butterfly: A Valentine with a Verdict,

      Louis-Henry May, Paris 1899 - Large Paper Edition. One of 250 numbered copies signed by Whistler (with his butterfly design). Yellow cloth spine; paper boards. Gilt title and butterfly design on upper board; black printed title and gilt buterfly on spine. Armorial bookplate of Gerald Ponsonby. Light wear to boards else a very good copy. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books, ABAA]
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        Usi e costumi antichi e moderni di tutti i popoli del mondo.

      Perino, 1899-1902, Roma, - Quattro volumi in 8°, pagg. (2), 384; (2), 385-768; (2), 352; (2), 80, 266-272, 90-184, 88, 48, bel frontespizio figurato in cromolitografia di Gino De Bini all'inizio di ogni volume e complessive 178 tavole (su 179) in nero ed in cromolitografia che illustrano le case, i costumi, gli utensili, Legatura in mezza pelle coeva con fregi e titoli oro al dorso. Bella ed interessante opera divulgativa, originariamente pubblicata in dispense, sulla storia ed i costumi del mondo dal periodo antico al XIX secolo. Il primo ed il secondo volume sono dedicati interamente all'Europa, il terzo volume all'Asia ed il quarto volume è dedicato all'Africa, l'America e l'Oceania. Resaturi abili ai dorsi. Qualche lieve brunitura ed alcune tavole un po' rifilate al margine. Nel complesso buon esemplare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Original Studio Portrait of Lt.-Colonel Sam Steele, Lord Strathcona Horse

      Montreal: Wm. Notman & Son. 1899. (Photograph) Very good. Original Photograph on embossed Notman studio card with glassine envelope. Card: 10 3 / 8" X 6 1 / 4" Image: 7 1 / 4" X 3 1 / 2". Original Portrait Col. Sam Steele. Samuel Benfield Steele 1851 - 1919 Photographer: Wm. Notman & Son., Montreal. Ca. 1899 Neg # 137436 Major General Sir Samuel Benfield Steele, CB, KCMG, MVO (January 5, 1851 – January 30, 1919) was a famous member of the North West Mounted Police.He joined the local militia as a teenager and fought against the Fenians at the Battle of Ridgeway. He was sent west first to fight the Red River Rebellion of Louis Riel, but arrived after the Métis had surrendered. Steele had long been fascinated by the west, devouring the works of James Fenimore Cooper in his youth. He was especially interested in the First Nations, and spent his time in the west learning from them and the Metis. However he was recalled from Manitoba and based in Fort Henry in Kingston for the next few years.He was chosen to be one of the first members of the NWMP, being only the third officer sworn in. In 1873 he returned to Fort Garry with the new force and was put in charge of drilling the new recruits. Over the next few years he crisscrossed the prairies, before being assigned to NWMP headquarters to train new recruits.In 1881 he was assigned to meet with Sitting Bull, who fresh from defeating General Custer had moved into Canada and was demanding land for his people. Steele and a few officers met them and reached a peaceful agreement. This action won Steele great acclaim in the newspapers of the United States and was the beginning of his role as a public figure.In the North-West Rebellion Steele was dispatched with a small force. Missing the Battle of Batoche Steele and his force were sent to move against the last rebel force lead by Chief Big Bear. Steele and his two dozen Mounties defeated Big Bear's force at Loon Lake in the last battle ever fought on Canadian territory. The contributions of the NWMP to putting down the rebellion went largely ignored and unrewarded, to Steele's great annoyance. Steele spent the next ten years assigned to Fort McLeod, and at age 41 married Maria Harwood, eventually the couple had three children.In 1898 he was sent north to the Yukon to succeed Charles Constantine with policing during the Klondike Gold Rush. Initially, he was in charge of the customs posts at the Chilkoot Pass and White Pass, where he created the rule that no one would be allowed to enter without a ton of goods. Steele and his force made the Klondike Gold Rush into one of the most orderly events of its kind in history and made the police force famous around the world, which ensured its survival at a critical time when the force's dissolution was being debated in parliament.In 1900 he was second in command in Lord Strathcona's Horse, a Canadian light cavalry unit sent to South Africa during the Boer war and did so with distinction. Steele, however, disliked greatly what he was ordered to do by the British, which included burning towns and moving the populace to concentration camps.Steele was knighted in 1918 and was made a Companion of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, Knight Commander of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George, and Member of the Royal Victorian Order.Canada's fifth tallest mountain, Mount Steele, is named after him..

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        Oeuvres complètes de Alphonse Daudet édition définitive 18 Volumes

      - Alexandre Houssiaux éditeur, 1899, 1900, 1901, ROMAN: T1:Le petit chose, 385 pages.T2:Fromont jeune et Risler Ainé, 359 pages.T3:Jack moeurs contemporaines, 627 pages.T4:Le Nabab, 500 pages. T5: Les Rois en Exil, 361 pages. T6: Numa Roumestan-L'évangéliste, 600 pages. T7:Tartarin de Tarascon-Tartarin sur les Alpes-Port Tarascon, 520 pages.T8:Sapho-L'immortel, 446 pages. T9: La Petite Paroisse-Rose et Ninette, 410 pages.T10:Soutien de Famille, 376 pages. CONTES ET NOUVELLES: T1:Les Amoureuses-Lettres de mon Moulin, 380 pages.T2:Contes du Lundi-Robert Helmont. T3:Les Femmes d'Artistes-La Fédor-Le Trésor d'Arlatan-La belle Nivernaise-Légendes et récits, 355 pages. THEATRE:T1:La Dernière Idole-Les Absents-L'Oeillet Blanc-Le Frère Ainé-Le Sacrifice-Lise Tavernier, 462 pages.T2:L'Arlésienne-Fromont Jeune et Risler Ainé-Le Nabab, 458 pages.T3:Le Char-Jack-Sapho, 489 pages.T4:La Lutte pour la Vie-L'Obstacle-La Menteuse, 399 pages.ETUDES ET SOUVENIRS:Entre les Frises et la Rampe-Etudes et Paysages-Trente Ans de Paris-Souvenirs d'un Homme de Lettres, 420 pages.Belle reliure 1/2 cuir à coins, tranche supérieure dorée, couvertures et dos conservée, rousseurs très présentent sur les 2 premiers volumes, très frais pour les autres volumes. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Goodness of Saint Rocque

      Dodd, Mead and Company, New York 1899 - 224 pp. Spine ends, corners bumped and worn. Moderate wear to boards. Green cloth boards, silver lettering, black decoration on spine, silver and black decoration on front board. Top edge tinted green. Library rules bookplate on front pastedown, library stamp on title page, no other stamps or markings. An important literary work in the field of African American literature, this collection of short stories was the second one by the author, and the first published work by an African American woman. Dunbar wrote extensively, and became an activist for African American and women's rights. ; Ex-Library; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Fantastic Fables.

      New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press, 1899 - Octavo. Original brown cloth, titles and elaborate pictorial decoration to spine and upper board in black, blue, red, and gilt. With the dust jacket. Housed in a blue card slipcase. Upper corner bumped, else a superb copy with the cloth and contents fresh and bright, in the dust jacket with faintly toned spine panel, a light red mark to the upper panel, and some small nicks. First edition, first impression, second issue with the ads headed "New Fiction". A stunning copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        From Sunset Ridge: Poems Old and New

      Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston 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." See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph document signed and autograph letter signed.

      Lund, 22. V. 1899. - Folio and small 4to. (1+1=) 2 pp. In Swedish. Strindberg is answering 29 questions that the Swedish writer and art critic Georg Brochner had asked him and which concern his character, his favourite pastime, books („Bible; Chateaubriand: Genie de Christianisme; Swedenborg: Arcana coelestica; V. Hugo: Les Miserables; Dickens: Little Dorrit; Andersens Märchen; Bernardin de St. Pierre: Harmonies"), paintings („Th. Rousseau: Paysages Intimes; Böcklin: Toteninsel"), compositions („Beethovens’ Sonatas"), etc. – In his letter, Strindberg tells of his play „To Damascus", whose first and second part had been published the year before. – The document slightly browned and with small marginal defects; the letter’s upper edge mounted; together with Brochner’s original questionnaire.

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        Library Catalogue. Travel Adventure and Sport [Cover title]

      [New York City: A. Edward Pond, ca. 1899] - Signed A. Edward Pond upper right of front cover. Private library catalogue of sporting (chiefly Africa, Asia, and western America) and travel, with some military histories and standard works of history and literature, approximately 500 titles listed alphabetically by title. The illustrations correspond to plates in Kinloch, Large Game Shooting in Thibet, an edition of which is noted here. Rare (POND, A. EDWARD) 12mo. 8 half tone reproductions from "Kinloch's Big Game." [32] unnumbered pages. Pictorial blue grey stiff boards. Guillotined; internally fine. With New York Public Library acquisition stamp dated 14 November 1902 from Mrs. Josephine D.R. Pond. OCLC, one copy (Yale) [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        LES SAINTS EVANGILES.

      Paris 1899 - Texto en negro a dos columnas. Profusamente ilustrado entre y fuera de texto. 2 vols. Encuadernados en uno 36 x 29 cms. Xxi + 148 págs. = 196 págs. Encuadernación muy lujosa plena piel época con hierros dorados en lomo plano y contraplano cantos superiores dorados con estuche. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Fitzwilliam Virginal Book. Edited from the Original Manuscript with an Introduction and Notes (translated into German by John Bernhoff).

      London & Leipzig: Breitkopf & Hartel 1899 - FIRST EDITION. 2 volumes. Folio, 340 x 260 mms., pp. xxvi, 436; ix [x blank], frontispiece facsimile of the original manuscript in each volume, sturdily bound in half red morocco, binder's cloth, titles in gilt on spine; spines and corners slightly rubbed, but generally a very good set. Maitland (1853 - 1936) was the first editor of Grove's Dictionary, and this collaboration with Squire (1855 - 1927) was one of many of his musicological endeavours. The work was published in parts 1892 - 1899, and it can be accurately called a landmark publication, transforming knowledge both about the quantity of sixteenth century English keyboard music and and its performance. Maitland and Squire transcribed some 291 pieces of music covering the period from circa 1550 to 1660. The work is still in use today. N. B. These are heavy volumes, and the set weighs 6.5 kilos (just over 14 pounds). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Biographical and Genealogical History of the State of Delaware : Containing Biographical and Genealogical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens, and Many of the Early Settlers

      J.M.Runk & Co 1899 - This 2 volume set has been rebound in black leather along spine with 5 raised bands and tips of corners over gray cloth covered boards, original titling has been preserved and is pasted onto front panels, all edges gilt, 1547 pages, illustrated with photographs. Text pages have marginal age toned and there is chipping/breakage to some of the edges confined to the margins, some rubbing of the gilt edges. A very good copy of this very scarce work. Scans available. USPS confirmation used on all shipments. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        American Statesmen: Complete in 40 Volumes

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. 1899-1900. First. Standard Library edition. Forty volumes with Index. Octavos. Green ribbed cloth, gilt-stamped spine, top edge gilt. Illustrated with portraits. Owner's name embossed on front fly, scattered foxing, lightly stained cloth, still a very good set, lacking the scarce dustwrappers. Volume I: Benjamin Franklin by Morse; Volume I, Second Series: Ulysses S. Grant by Coolidge; Volume II: Samuel Adams by Hosmer; Volume II, Second Series: John Sherman by Burton; Volume III: Patrick Henry by Tyler; Volume III, Second Series: James G. Blaine by Stanwood; Volume IV: George Washington by Lodge; Volume IV, Second Series: Thomas B. Reed by McCall; Volume V: George Washington by Lodge; Volume V, Second Series: John Hay by Thayer; Volume VI: John Adams by Morse; Volume VI, Second Series: John Hay by Thayer; Volume VII: Alexander Hamilton by Lodge; Volume VII, Second Series: William McKinley by Olcott; Volume VIII: Gouverneur Morris by Roosevelt; Volume VIII, Second Series: William McKinley by Olcott; Volume IX: John Jay by Pellew; Volume X: John Marshall by Magruder; Volume XI: Thomas Jefferson by Morse; Volume XII: James Madison by Gay; Volume XIII: Albert Gallatin by Stevens; Volume XIV: James Monroe by Gilman; Volume XV: John Quincy Adams by Morse; Volume XVI: John Randolph by Adams; Volume XVII: Andrew Jackson by Sumner; Volume XVIII: Martin Van Buren by Shepard; Volume XIX: Henry Clay by Schurz; Volume XX: Henry Clay by Schurz; Volume XXI: Daniel Webster by Lodge; Volume XXII: John C. Calhoun by Von Holst; Volume XXIII: Thomas H. Benton by Roosevelt; Volume XXIV: Lewis Cass by Andrew C. McLaughlin; Volume XXV: Abraham Lincoln by Morse; Volume XXVI: Abraham Lincoln by Morse; Volume XXVII: William H. Seward by Lothrop; Volume XXVIII: Salmon P. Chase by Hart; Volume XXIX: Charles Francis Adams by Adams; Volume XXX: Charles Sumner by Storey; Volume XXXI: Thaddeus Stevens by McCall, and Volume XXXII: General Index by Smith. A lovely and important collectible set. .

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        Le 1er régiment de tirailleurs algériens. Histoire et campagnes.

      Hachette et Cie 1899 - - Hachette et Cie, Paris 1899, relié. - Edition originale. Reliure en demi basane havane, dos lisse, plats de papier marbré, un léger manque de papier sans gravité en tête du premier plat, reliure moderne. Riche illustration in et hors-texte. Préface de Ernest Lavisse. Rare et agréable exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Campfires of the Afro-American.

      Afro-American Pub. Co., Philadelphia 1899 - Original maroon pebbled cloth.Gilt title on the front cover and spine.Very mild wear to the head and tail of the spine.Beautiful frontispiece in color.Dedication page.Many full page black and white illustrations.Binding is tight and square.A rare book in excellent condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Original Dustwrapper Art Archive

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

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        Essai Sur La Vie Du Comte Armand Doria Par M. Arsene Alexandre; Portrait A L'Eau-Forte Par Damman. Collection De M. Le Comte Armand Doria - Tome I: Tableaux Modernes (251 Lots) ; Tome II: Aquarelles, Pastels, Dessins, Gravures, Sculptures (Lots 252 - 682)

      Imprimerie Georges Petit, Paris 1899 - 2 volumi in 4°grande (28 x 36); brossura editoriale originale. Volume I 5 FOGLI comprensivi di frontespizio - foglio di tiratura - secondo frontespizio - foglio CON DATE vendita Ritratto all'acquaforte di Armand Francois Paul COMTE DORIA + pagine LXXII PREFAZIONE + pagine 174 + 2 fogli + 39 tavole acqueforti Volume II 4 FOGLI comprensivi di frontespizio - foglio di tiratura - secondo frontespizio - foglio CON DATE vendita pagine 178 + 2 fogli + 5 tavole acqueforti VOLUME INTONSO Tutte le tavole hanno la loro velina

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        Sarah Bernhardt: La Samaritaine

      Paris: Imprimerie Chaix, (1899). Framed lithograph from the series "Les Maîtres de l'Affiche," accented with gilt ink. The poster was originally designed by Alphonse Mucha for Sarah Bernhardt's role in La Samaritaine at the Theatre de la Renaissance in Paris, in 1897. Bernhart played Photina, a Samaritan woman who converts to Christianity, and she is depicted by Mucha with a large water jar and flowing hair, encircled by golden stars and a mosaic with Hebrew letters spelling "Jehova." The prints in the "Les Maîtres de l'Affiche" series were smaller, collectible versions of popular posters. This is plate no. 166, and it is printed on a sheet embossed with the series logo. Plate measures 15 1/2 by 11 7/16 inches. Frame measures 23 3/4 by 14 1/4, with a burgundy cloth-covered mat and gold and pink accents around the opening. A couple of faint creases to top-left corner and a larger crease to bottom-left corner, 1-inch closed tear and other short tears to margins, not affecting the image, else about fine.

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        Le Cinquiéme Acte [in l'Aurore, no. 694, 12 sept. 1899].

      - Paris, 1899. [61,5x45,5 cm]. 4 pages. Folded twice. Slightly yellowed and with some light creases. A very well-preserved copy. Zola's text covers 4 of the 6 columns on the front page. Le Cinquième Acte, published in september 1899, was the fourth of altogether seven articles and open letters published by Zola in l Aurore between 1898 and 1900 in favour of the French Army captain of Jewish and Alsatian descent Alfred Dreyfus, charged with treason in 1894 in a much-publicized affaire. In the article Zola expresses his outrage with the military tribunal in Rennes where Dreyfus, repatriated from his imprisonment on the Devil s Island, was tried again only to be re-condemned despite clear evidence in favour of his innocence. The anger and disappointment of Zola, who had spent almost a year in exile in London in the aftermath of his 1898 open letter J Accuse.! is quite palpable in the text. The Rennes trial was, says Zola, supposed to be the fifth act of the play that was the Dreyfus affair -- a happy ending where the wronged party is redeemed -- but it turned out to be only the fourth act : When, Oh dear God, will there be the Fifth? Zola did not have to wait for very long for the fifth act , as Dreyfus was pardoned later that same year on the grounds of feeble health. The finale of the affair was however not enacted until 1906, when Dreyfus was formally acquitted and his honour restored, something Zola himself sadly never lived to see.

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        "Beyond Petsora Eastward." Two Summer Voyages to Novaya Zemlya and the Islands of Barents Sea

      London: R. H. Porter 1899, 1st Edition. () xiv,335pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Octavo in original gilt lettered, decorated green cloth with bevelled edges and black coated endpapers with colour frontispiece (bird eggs), 88 B&W plates from photos, illustrations (maps and plans) in text, and 2 folding maps (at end). Fine copy. AB 25015. With the engraved armoural bookplate of A.L. Clarke. Appendices by Colonel H. W. Feilden--On the Botany and Geology..

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

      London and New York: Harper & Brothers 1899 - 2 volumes. Thick 8vo. 1st U.K. edition. xxi + 551pp; xv + 580pp. B/w photo plates (1 folding), 5 folding colour maps, illus. Royal blue cloth, gilt. Corner of volume 1 bumped, otherwise a fine set. A day-by-day journal of the Jackson-Harmsworth Expedition (1894-97). The party established winter quarters at Cape Flora, Franz Joseph Land, and remained there for 3 years. By sheer coincidence, Fridtjof Nansen and Hjalmar Johansen encountered Jackson's camp in June of 1896 during the Fram Expedition, and enjoyed several weeks of generous hospitality (after surviving through the winter on walrus and bear meat). Throughout their stay, the party made sledge journeys in the archipelago, surveyed, made scientific collections, hunted, and described the polar night. Also included is a chapter on scurvy. [AB 7943, citing the first U.S. edition] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Poems of William Shakespeare, According to the Text of the Original Copies, Including the Lyrics, Songs, and Snatches Found in His Dramas. Limited Edition

      London: Edward Arnold. Printed at the Essex House Press. VG : in very good condition with marbled eps. 1899. 426/450. Later black red Morocco with inlaid panels of black Morocco, decorated with patterns of gilt rules and small square ornaments. 240mm x 160mm (9" x 6"). 253pp. Woodcut plate, initials and colophon. .

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