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        Wanderungen in Ost-Afrika.

      Gerold, Wien, 1899. - EA. Mit 40 Tafeln ( überwiegend Fotografien, einige 'nach Photographie gezeichnet' ), 30 Zeichnungen im Text sowie 3 große, mehrfach gefaltete Farbkarten. Dekorativer OGLn.-Band mit Rücken-und Deckelgoldprägung. XX, (1), 440 S. 4°. Sehr guter Zustand, minimalste Gebrauchsspuren, lediglich ein Anflug von Stockflecken im Schnitt. Sauber,vollständig und fest in der Bindung; teilweise unaufgeschnitten. Eine der typischen Jagd-Reisen mit wissenschaftlichem Mäntelchen aus der Zeit, als das fliessbandartige Abknallen von Großwild noch 'Sport' genannt wurde.

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        The Nightless City : or, The " History of the Yoshiwara Yukwaku

      Yokahama 1899. Gilt titled brown cloth. 12mo. 1st Edition. Illustrated with colour ( some fold- out ) and monochrome plates. The delicious depiction of 19th century Japanese prostitution, noted for its staggering coloured plates. Front cover detaching, rear cover starting with obvious prior repairs, 2 plates paginated incorrectly, Bottom half of Title Page ( just below copyright notice on verso ) has obviously been repaired/replaced with paper pastedown, Prologue - pages I and II was obviously, at sometime, trimmed short with loss of text which has been replaced with a paper pastedown inscribed in ink with the missing text. This transcription also runs over to the top of the TOC - page III. The is also a similar pastedown to the 3rd paragraph of page I with 5 words of text transcribed in ink.. Usual edgewear to one folding plate trimmed long ( not affecting image ) and edgewear to one monochrome plate trimmed - long resulting in crease to caption. Offset and darkening to Kappore No.1. Whew all that.? This is, in short, a Good to Very Good copy of the extremely rare 1st Edition - with all plates present in bright and relatively crisp condition.

      [Bookseller: Heldfond Book Gallery, ABAA-ILAB]
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        The Pilgrims Progress - From This World to That Which is to Come. Delivered Under the Similitude of a Dream. Wherein is Discovered the Manner of His Setting Out; His Dangerous Journey and Safe Arrival at the Desired Country

      London: Essex House Press, 1899. [4], 426pp, [4], original vellum in original glassine DJ, title in black to spine. DJ slightly browned, with chipping to foot of spine and corners. Light discolouring to spine, hint of foxing to edges of text block. Internally bright and clean, unopened. Printed in red and black, with a tissue-guarded frontispiece by Reginald Savage. This is number six hundred and fifty-eight of seven hundred and fifty copies, from the library of Laurence Hodson, but no evidence of this. This was the third book from the press. Tomkinson 4; Franklin, 'The Private Presses', page 232. First Thus. Vellum. Very Good/Fair. 16mo. Private Press.

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        Rime of the Ancient Mariner. In Seven Parts

      London: Vale Press, 1899. Octavo. xliv pp. One of 210 copies on paper. Printed in black with marginalia in red, and with an intricate woodcut border to the title page and seven fine woodcut initials by Charles Ricketts. Coleridge's poem is prefaced by a passage from Thomas Burnet's 1692 Archaeologia Philosophicae, which was the first Latin text printed in a Vale Press book, according to Watry. Printed at the Ballantyne Press and sold by Hacon and Ricketts. This copy was specially and elegantly bound by Rivière in dark blue crushed morocco, gilt-titled to the front cover and spine. Half-title page has some light toning to the margin, else a fine copy. With the engraved bookplate of Reginald Huth, dated 1907. One of the finest books of the Press.

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      London: Williams & Norgate (Liverpool Marine Biology Committee), 1899. 1899-1913. An unbroken run of 21 parts, each bound in the original red cloth backed printed boards. All with a varying number of plates, the odd one folding, with partial hand-colouring. Generally good to very good, the bindings have a little general wear and rubbing, some dust soiling to the boards, a few vols. with chips to the cloth on the spine, titles in neat black manuscript to the spine. Contents clean and tight, some with the presentation bookplate of Warrington Museum to the front paste-down (Presented by F. W. Monks Esq.), a few miniscule and inconspicuous stamps of the same, but only to a few volumes (none to the printed surface of the plates), generally contents very good and tight. It is now rare to find such a long run. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Large 8vo (16 x 24cm).

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

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        Original Watercolour prepared for the "Graphic", Titled]: "The Transvaal Crisis: Despatching Gold from the National Bank of Johannesburg to catch the Cape Mail."

      1899 - 7 Oct. 1899. Grisaille watercolour on paper, heightened in white, ca. 17x25,5 cm (ca. 6 ¾ x 10 in), within hand drawn ink frame. Signed "HMP" in watercolour in the right lower corner, printed title (cut out of the magazine) tipped to the lower edge. From a photograph by Horace W. Nicholls, Johannesburg. Ink stamp "7 Oct 99" on verso. A very good watercolour. The watercolour was published in "The Graphic" (# 1558, October 7, 1899, p. 480) less than a week before the beginning of the Second Boer War (11 October 1899 - 31 May 1902). The printed caption underneath reads: "When the gold from the National Bank of Johannesburg is sent to the Cape, it is loaded up in a train in the presence of two officials armed with revolvers. When it is put in the train it is accompanied by armed man, who travel in a special strong-room car. Each of the small square cases contains gold to the value of about 4,000 l., and sometimes as much as 400,000l. In gold is despatched by the first mail of the month."

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        Facsimile of the Manuscript of Milton's Minor Poems. Preserved in the Library of Trinity College Cambridge. [Preface by William Aldis Wright]

      University Press, Cambridge, 1899. Large folio, First and Sole Edition, on fine laid paper, with 47 fine separate large collotype facsimiles, each accompanied by a printed leaf bearing the transliterated text with variants and revisions as appropriate; disbound as issued, uncut, the collection housed in the publisher's original and substantial cloth portfolio, front lettered in gilt, gilt back, with original lock, the portfolio neatly and skilfully refurbished at several joints and the whole work in very good, clean state. Mild bookplate scar on inner cover of portfolio. In addition to the superb facsimiles, the work includes the editor's preface, and printed leaves of errata, notes and index. 'Each page of the MS. has been represented as far as possible by ordinary type, the words and letters printed in italic being those which in the MS. are struck out by the writer. It will be observed that some words in italic are underlined in the MS. This is to indicate that although they had been struck out they were to be restored. The peculiarities which could not be represented by the use of ordinary type are recorded in the Notes.' Preface. Milton's manuscript volume remains the chief treasure of the College Library. Extremely scarce. Stevens 304. . Catalogs: palaeography.

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        Shadows On The Wall (Inscribed Copy with A. L. S.)

      Howard Weeden Huntsville: Howard Weeden, 1899. First edition. Cloth. Near Fine. First edition. Wide octavo. Photo frontis. Illustrated by the author. PRESENTATION COPY Inscribed by the author on the second front endpaper. A two page handwritten letter by Weeden tipped in to rear of book. Also, laid in to the book is a small booklet (single sheet, folded twice to form a six pp booklet) promoting this title with three pages devoted to an appreciation of the book and author by Joel Chandler Harris (of Uncle Remus fame). Mild soiling to front cover; an especially nice copy of this title in decorated white cloth binding. No mention of the M. Stolz imprint; this appears to be a special self published edition with 1898 on the copyright page and 1899 on the title page. Remnants of the extremely fragile cello dustwrapper present as well.

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        A Texas Ranger

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1899. x, [2], 321p. Perhaps the best account of the Texas Rangers in the 1870's (Basic Texas Books, p. 280ff) and in Fifty Texas Rarities. The author who was a reporter rode with those Rangers serving under L. H. McNelly, 1874-78 and in the reissue of the book by J. Frank Dobie some 31 years later, Dobie says the book clearly was based on Jennings own first hand observations or the interview at the time with eyewitnesses. Besides dealing with John Wesley Hardin and King Fisher, it deals with the Taylor-Sutton feudWhile some today would be offended from his account of the Mexican raiders (which to his point of view was to their disadvantage since the Rangers markmanship was far superior). This is as nice a copy that possibly exists on today's market. Howes J100; Adams 150, #85 Graff 2208; Basic Texas Books #107; 6-Guns 1173. . Decorative Cloth Hard Cover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        Emaux sur Or. (Emaux sur Or ; Emaux de Saxe ; Oiseaux blessés)

      Lemerre 1899 - Emaux sur Or. Emaux de Saxe Oiseaux blessées Paris, Alphonse Lemerre, 1899, 1 volume, in-8, relié, 1 feuillet non chiffré ;181 pages et & feuillet non chiffré Bandeaux et culs-de-lampe. Reliure d'époque, plein maroquin framboise, dos à nerfs avec caissons dorés et fleurons dorés, pièce de titre fauve, double filet doré sur les coupes, quadruple filet doré intérieur, gardes de tabis rouge moiré, triple filet doré d'encadrement sur les plats, tête dorée, exemplaire non rogné sur velin O.C.F. DELUZ (Doubs) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        TWENTY YEARS' SNIPE-SHOOTING Extracts from the Daily Journal of Game-Books of the Snipery

      New York: Knickerbocker Press, 1899. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. x + 323 pages. 5 3/4 x 8 1/4 in. Several illustrations, frontis with tissue. Blue cloth binding, gilt lettering on spine, top edge of text block gilt. Condition of the book is VERY GOOD: very light wear to covers and spine, heavy soiling to covers and spine- numerous spots, stains, and dark marks on covers and spine- not affecting the rest of the book or binding. Very light foxing to edges of text block and end papers, 30 pages with small dog ears, pages and illustrations very clean, binding very tight, book plate of David B. Ogden on inside of front cover. With the exception of the exterior soiling and dog eared pages this copy is in excellent condition.

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      - HISTORIA GENERAL DE LA LEGISLACIÓN ESPAÑOLA. 6 Tomos. 9 Vols. # Madrid. Tip. Suc. De Rivadeneyra. 1899-1900-1910-1911-1912 2ª edic. Reformada, corregida y aumentada. 24x16 cm. Falto del tomo 1º. T. 2º Parte General. 744 págs. 2 h. * T. 3º Derechos Reales. 1.166 págs. 1 h. * T. 4º Derecho de la contratación. 1.230 págs. 1 h. * T. 5º, Vols. I y II. Derecho de familia. 1.762 páginación continuada, 1 h. * T. 6º, Vols. I, II y III. Derecho de Sucesión "Mortis causa". 2.522 páginación continuada, 3 h. + IV págs. Holandesa tela. Sello anterior propietario. # derecho G [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Le nouveau voyage de france

      Alfred mame et fils, 1899. in4 Relié frontispice

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        Ekonomicheskie etyudy i stati. [i.e. Economic Studies and Essays].

      S.-Petersburg, 1899 [recte October 1898]. 8vo. Later half cloth binding with red leather title-label to spine. Leaves a bit frayed at edges. Old bookseller's stamp to title-page. (4), 290 pp.. Very rare first edition of Lenin's first published book, the seminal miscellany of his economic papers, which constitute the first outline of his revolutionary ideas. The work consists in five economic essays/studies, four of which are published here for the first time ("The Handicraft Census of 1894-95 in Perm Gubernia and General Problems of "Handicraft" Industry"; "Gems of Narodnik Project-Mongering"; "The Heritage We Renounce" - all three written in exile in 1897 - and "On the Question of Our Factory Statistics", written in 1898), and one of which ("A Characterisation of Economic Romanticism") had been published the previous year, in installments, in the magazine Novoye Slovo, April-July 1897. Before the present publication, only very few of Lenin's papers and articles had been published, and none of them in book form. The present publication brings to light Lenin's elaboration of the tasks of the Russian Marxists (both as to their programme, their tactics, and the organization as such) ("The Heritage We Renounce") and gives us the basis for his take on Marxism. Much of the original material published here was used by Lenin, both directly (e.g. the "Handicraft Census") and indirEctly (forming a basis for the work) in his later published book "The Development of Capitalim in Russia" (1899), which established his reputation as a Marxist theorist. Furthermore, the present publication constitutes Lenin's earliest economic writings directed against the Narodniks. As a whole, the present publication gives us the first rounded picture of Leninist thought and provides us with the basis for Leninist economics and politics. That which Lenin develops in the present studies and essays form the basis for the capitalist and Marxist thought that he is later to present and which becomes the standard introduction to the Russian economy for later generations of Marxists. The work is of great scarcity and was presumably printed in very small numbers

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        LA DOMENICA DEL CORRIERE - anno primo .- prima annata 1899 (rara), Milano, Corriere della Sera, 1899

      unico volume rilegato (29 x 37) . sono presenti tutti i rari 52 fascicoli (pagine 16 cadauno) dal n. 1 del 8 gennaio al num. 52 del 31 dicembre. Con tutte le 104 copertine del grande BELTRAME All'interno centinaia di illustrazioni. .Le condizioni dell'annata sono positive, senza strappi e neppure mancanze. (a richiesta possiamo inviare foto opportune)

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        The Works of Alphonse Daudet

      Little Brown, Boston 1899 - 24 volumes. Each volume is illustrated with a frontispiece and other fine plates, some of which are in color. 8vo, handsomely bound 3/4 burgundy morocco over marbled boards with ornate gilt-decorated spines; marbled endpapers, uncut edges, top edge gilt. Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1899. A near fine set in a lovely binding. The Edition de Luxe. Number 28 out of only 100 sets printed. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les stances.

      Editions de La plume 1899 - - Editions de La plume, Paris _1899, 27x36cm, broché sous chemise et étui. - Edition originale, un des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur Chine, tirage de tête. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à Karl Boès. Ouvrage illustré d'un portrait de l'auteur par Antonio de la Gandara. Quelques petites rousseurs sans gravité. Notre exemplaire est présenté sous chemise avec dos de maroquin rouge, date en queue, plats de papier marbré, étui bordé du même maroquin et plats de papier marbré. . La Librairie Le Feu Follet offre aux clients AbeBooks 10% de réduction ainsi que les frais de port vers la France métropolitaine sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 690 EUR. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Lumsden of the Guides. A Sketch of the Life of Lieut.-Gen. Sir Harry Burnett Lumsden, K.C.S.I., C.B., With Selections from His Correspondence and Occasional Papers

      London: John Murran 1899, 1st Edition. () [xvi],333 + plates, [2 fold outs]. Near fine. Octavo. Oatmeal buckram with family crest on front. Spine title in gilt; minor shelf wear to foot. Small bump on front lower edge. Endpapers slightly browned; bookplate on front paste down. Foxing to edges and text body. 14 plates (including frontis with tissue guard), one of which is a fold out letter. Fold out map of the Afghan frontier at rear. A lovely copy. Military biography of H.B. Lumsden; founder of the Corps of Guides and originato of the khaki uniform, by his nephew. Lumsden was born aboard an Indiaman and spent his military career in India and Afghanistan. Provenence mark from bookplate; Christopher Temple Emmet..

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        Svenska sjöhjältar. I-VII:6

      - Stockholm: Norstedt, 1899-23. Stor 8:o. Del I i Andra upplagan. Illustrerad med bl. a. kartor och planscher. Även teckningar av amiral J. Hägg. Bunden i åtta halvskinnband med marmorerade snitt. Främre omslagen bevarade. Ryggar med fyra upphöjda bind och dekor av tre kronor, ankare och skepp. Gröna titeletiketter i skinn. (Aktiebolaget Östermalms bokbinderi, Stockholm). Exlibris K. B. Bjering. Blekta ryggar. Första delen med smal fuktrand runt kanter. 25 x 16,5 cm.*Inkluderar V:1-2. Komplett. [#\113967]

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        Harvard Lyrics and Other Verses

      Boston: Brown and Company 144 Purchase Street, 1899 - With the first appearance of Wallace Stevens at page 28, "Vita Mea" which first appeared in the Harvard Advocate and here is its first and only book appearance (STEVENS, WALLACE) First edition. 8vo. Frontispiece. x, 13-153 pp. Crimson gilt stamped cloth, t.e.g. In custom cloth dust jacket. laid into cloth chemise and slipcase. Edelstein, B1Morse B1 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Cuisine classique.

      La Cuisine classique. Etudes pratiques, raisonnées et démonstratives de l?Ecole Francaise. Ouvrage illustré de 101 planches gravées au lieu de 80 embrassant dans son cadre toutes les prescriptions théoriques, d?après l?ordre et les principes de la grande cuisine. Paris, 1899. Dix-Septieme Edition. Due volumi in 4to; pp. LXIV, 431 ; 523. Mezza pelle coeva, dorsi a cordoni con titolo e fregi in oro. Vicaire, 289 per altre edizioni.

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      1899. Colonial Edition. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1899. Original olive green cloth. First Edition, colonial issue, of Maugham's third book -- following LIZA OF LAMBETH and THE MAKING OF A SAINT. It is his first collection of short stories (six), one of which ("The Punctiliousness of Don Sebastian") had been his first story to appear in print (in the October 1898 issue of Cosmopolis)~-- a magazine that followed the peculiar practice of printing its texts one-third in English, one-third in French, and one-third in Spanish. "The idea is that it would thus find readers in all three countries," Maugham said. "Unfortunately it found readers in none." [Morgan]~ORIENTATIONS was published as a volume in Unwin's six-shilling Green Cloth Library, just like Joseph Conrad's first two books. 2000 copies were printed, but that includes copies for the colonial library (like this one) and many that were remaindered. This copy reads "Unwin's Colonial Library" at the foot of the spine, lists 61 volumes in that library (this being #60) on the half-title verso, and mentions the "Colonial edition" on the title page.~Condition is very good, a bit rubbed at the binding extremities, with some foxing just on the endpapers. The front endpaper bears a personal inkstamp whose last name (van der Byl) suggests that this copy went to the colony in Rhodesia. This colonial edition is curiously scarce; Toole Stott suggests that some of the colonial copies were re-directed to the domestic market, minus their half-titles. Toole Stott A3a.

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        Walther Flemming rare offprint collection 4 inscribed and initialed by Flemming 8 in total

      various, late 1800s. PAMPHLET. 8 rare offprints by Walther Flemming German Biologist and founder of Cytogenetics. Included are the following: Zur Kenntnis des Ovarialeies (1899) (folded in half, stamp of Kaiser Wilhelm Institut few places, else good); Ueber das Verhalten des Kerns bei der Zelltheilung, und uber die Bedeutung mebrkerniger Zellen 1879 (some chipping and splitting of wrappers Inscribed presentation copy from Flemming to Adolf Engler a fellow Professor at the University of Kiel); Zur Kenntniss fer Zelle und ihrer Theilungs-Erscheinungen 1878 (some minor chipping to edges, else very good. Inscribed signed with initials to Dr. Engler); Dritte Sitzung. Dienstag, den 19 Mai, vormittags 9-1 Uhr. 1891 very good; Ueber die Chromosomenzahl beim Menschen (Kaiser WIlhelm Institut stamp, else very good); Ueber Banverhaltnisse, Befruchtung und erste Teilung der tierischen Eizelle (1883) Inscribed to a different Professor and initialed by Flemming, some small chips at edges, back blank wrap a bit soiled at margins else good); Beitrage zur Kenntniss der Zelle und ihrer Lebenserscheinungen II. Theil, Supplement, Bonn 1880, very good; Zur Kenntniss der Geruste im Zellkern und ihrer Veranderung durch chromsaure Salze (1879) Inscribed presentation copy to Dr. Engler initialed by the author. Offprints from Walther Flemming are rare, inscribed are very rare indeed. 8 rare offprints.. Rare books make Fine Gifts. Shipped in new box. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. . Very Good.

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        Danish Fairy and Folk Tales. A Collection of Popular Stories and Fairy Tales from the Danish of Svend Grundtvig, E.T. Kristensen, Ingvor Bondesen and L. Budde by Bay, J. Christian

      Harper & Brothers 1899 - Danish Fairy and Folk Tales. A Collection of Popular Stories and Fairy Tales from the Danish of Svend Grundtvig, E.T. Kristensen, Ingvor Bondesen and L. Budde by Bay, J. Christian. Harper and Brothers, 1899. Cloth. No Jacket. [13] + 293 pages + 6 pages of publisher's ads. Gilt lettering on front and spine. 48 stories and 32, full page, illustrations. Gray cloth with gilt lettering and background for an embossed illustration of seven gnomes in red caps sitting before a dolmen, with an older, bearded fellow speaking to them. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L?Omo. Viaggio d?esplorazione nell?Africa Orientale. Seconda Spedizione Bottego.

      Subject: (Viaggi - Africa). Milano, Hoepli, 1899, 8vo mezza pelle marron con angoli rinforzati e riparazione alla cuffia sup. titolo in oro al dorso a cinque snodi, strappo alla prima carta bianca, pp. XVI-650 con 141 inc. 11 tav. 9 carte rip. e un ritr. inc. di Bottego, in antip. (Ceresoli, 543).

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        Story Land (Storyland): Hours of Sunshine and Gladness

      Boston, U.S.A.: Lothrop Publishing Company. Hardcover. 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. . Fair. 1899.

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        Harper's Pictorial History of the War with Spain

      Harper & Brothers, 1899. First Edition. Loose Leaf. Good. 1899, 31 volumes (2 - 32.) Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall. Originally available by subscription, with leather binding sold seperately. These folios were never bound, they are loose in folders as issued. Includes color maps, color plates, and B&W illustrations. Suitable for framing if desired. The paper covers show a good deal of edge wear with crumbling and tears. A couple of the interior plates have damage such as bumped corners or small tears, but the vast majority of pages/plates are Fine - bright and crisp. Set is huge, weighs 15 pounds. Just amazing and strikingly beautiful. Plates of battleships, battles, maps. Quite a rare and exciting history of this war.

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        Somalia e Benadir. Viaggio di esplorazione nell'Africa Orientale. Prima traversata della Somalia compiuta per incarico della Societ? Geografica Italiana.

      Subject: (Africa). Milano, Aliprandi, 1899, 8vo gr. mezza tela, pp. (8)-726-XIX con 400 ill. e cart. n.t.

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        Sense and Sensibility 1899

      GEORGE ALLEN, LONDON 1899 - George Allen first edition with 62 illustrations by Chris Hammond, new endpapers, rebound in green cloth and original gilt decorated art nouveau front cover design applied. Matching green cloth clamshell custom made box. Book is in great condition, gilt fore edges, previous owners name and stamp on front endpaper, light foxing on endpages, else, beautiful. The matching cleamshell box is like new with gold gilt title, pub. year, Publisher, and Author on spine. DATE PUBLISHED: 1899 EDITION: 389 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Facsimile of the Manuscript of Milton's Minor Poems. Preserved in the Library of Trinity College Cambridge. [Preface by William Aldis Wright]

      University Press Cambridge 1899 - Large folio, First and Sole Edition, on fine laid paper, with 47 fine separate large collotype facsimiles, each accompanied by a printed leaf bearing the transliterated text with variants and revisions as appropriate; disbound as issued, uncut, the collection housed in the publisher's original and substantial cloth portfolio, front lettered in gilt, gilt back, with original lock, the portfolio neatly and skilfully refurbished at several joints and the whole work in very good, clean state. Mild bookplate scar on inner cover of portfolio. In addition to the superb facsimiles, the work includes the editor's preface, and printed leaves of errata, notes and index. 'Each page of the MS. has been represented as far as possible by ordinary type, the words and letters printed in italic being those which in the MS. are struck out by the writer. It will be observed that some words in italic are underlined in the MS. This is to indicate that although they had been struck out they were to be restored. The peculiarities which could not be represented by the use of ordinary type are recorded in the Notes.' Preface. Milton's manuscript volume remains the chief treasure of the College Library. Extremely scarce. Stevens 304. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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      Semarang: G.C.T. van Dorp & Co., 1899. 103pp. text, chromolithgr. frontisp. and 10 photogr. plates (plate I folding in three parts). All photographs of the court-photographer K. CEPHAS by order of His Highness Sultan Hamengkoe Boewana VII. Very clean copy in original olivegreen boards (with cloth spine - NO REPAIR). * Half title with minimal discol. borders and handwritten date in ink. NOTE: Select the higher shipping rate for EXTRA Track & Trace. . Illustrated boards. FINE. 30,½x23½.

      [Bookseller: ASIA PACIFIC LIBRARY]
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        Durch Afrika von Ost nach West. Resultate und Begebenheiten einer Reise von der Deutsch-Ostafrikanischen Küste bis zur Kongomündung in den Jahren 1893/94. 2. Auflage.,

      Berlin, Dietrich Reimer, 1899. - Einband etw. berieben, bestoßen u. fleckig. Titel gestempelt. Schnitt sowie die ersten u. letzten Bll. etw. stockfleckig. - Henze II, 375. Sprache: ge Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 4°. Mit Titelbild, zahlr. tlw. ganzs. Abbildungen u. 2 mehrf. gefalt. Karten. XIII (1), 425 (1) S., Illustr.-OLwd. m. Kopfgoldschnitt. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Friebes]
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        Moby Dick or The Whale (Famous Novels of the Sea)

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1899-01-01. Hardcover. Good. New York: Scribners, 1899. First Printing of this edition, with matching dates of 1899 on the title and copyright page. In Good+ overall condition. Clean pages, lightly age toned. No marking to text. , but evidence of erased pencil price to front free end paper. Occasional light signs of overall use and age. Webbing slightly visible at hinge prior to frontis piece. Lean to spine. Light edge wear, light scuffing to boards. presents very well. A nice, first printing of this sought after edition.

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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        In Case of Need (These May Come Handy): A Book of Pictorial & Versified Admonition

      Small, Maynard & Company, Boston 1899 - The 1899 1st edition of this uncommon (and wonderful) Ralph Bergengren children's book of illustrated "admonitions". G+ in its original pictorial cloth, with light wear along the panel edges, light soiling to the rear panel and one pronouced stain at the front panel's top-edge. Internally, very clean, with bright white pages and virtually no markings of any kind. Oblong quarto, 80 pgs. Beautifully illustrated thruout in rich black-and-whites. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: APPLEDORE BOOKS, ABAA]
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        La Mode Pratique. Année 1899 - Tome VIII

      Librairie Hachette et Cie 1899 - 1 vol. in-folio reliure demi-basane rouge, Librairie Hachette et Cie, Paris, 1899, 623-107 pp. avec 52 planches couleurs (héliogravure Fortier-Marotte) Bon état, pour cet exemplaire de l'année 1899, bien complet des 52 planches en couleur. Peu courant. Langue: Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie du Cardinal]
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      London: W.Thacker & Co., 1899. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 755pp; frontis., numerous b/w illus. Original blue cloth binding with gilt dec and titles. Minor wear to corners and ends of spine, but overall a very nice copy. Tipped-in on the rear endpaper is a hand-written letter, signed by Fred Jane, to a Mr. Laughton, thanking him for his comments and detailing some of the concerns Jane had in preparing the book. Pasted on to the rear free endpaper is a clipping from the Morning Post of 5 Feb 1904 commenting on the improvements made by the German Navy over the previous 20 years and comparing them to those of the Russian Navy. An interesting association copy of a scarce first edition..

      [Bookseller: Old Authors Bookshop]
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        An Ideal Husband. By the Author of Lady Windermere's Fan

      Leonard Smithers and Co., London, 1899,, 1899. FIRST EDITION. 4to., pp. 213. Publisher's gilt-decorated light brown (mauve) cloth. Light edge wear, bumping to spine ends. covers very lightly soiled, spine sunned. Internally clean and fresh. Very Good indeed. Limited to 1000 copies. Mason.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Golliwogg in War!

      London: Longmans, Green & Co.,, 1899. Oblong quarto. Original red quarter cloth, pictorial paper upper board, decorative endpapers. With colour illustrations By Florence K. Upton. Owners name in pencil to verso of front free endpaper. Extremities rubbed, covers lightly stained, a vertical crease to the front free endpaper. Overall very good copy, tighter and brighter than is usually found. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Outdoor Pictures

      NY: Frederick A. Stokes. 1899. Hardcover. Very Good. Oblong folio, cloth-backed boards, clean unmarked text, illustrated, unpaginated. Very Good copy with soil, rubbing, and wear to the covers, including some loss to the tips and edges, binding tight. Very scare. Digital images available upon request. 1899.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        Contes enfantins *

      Flammarion, Paris (1899). - Reliure L'un des 2 toile vert d'eau à coins 27 x 21, couvertures illustrées polychrome ? Signée A.D. Delisc. Petit crayonnage en tête avec bord frotté et quelques salissures aux plats. Etat général correct, sans être flamboyant avec de petites restaurations. L'ouvrage aurait paru un an après l' album "Des chats, images sans paroles", chez le même éditeur. Il s'agit ici d'une suite de 14 courtes histoires en images légendées, la dernière montée inversée après la table, préfigurant la vague de bandes dessinées qui s'abattra sur les générations suivantes. En outre, les deux avant dernières histoires ont leurs titres inversés, gravés sur bois de teintes différentes à chaque conte.Charmant malgré les défauts signalés. et si peu fréquent, qu'on lui pardonnera. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        The Goodness of Saint Rocque

      New York: Dodd, Mead and Company. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1899. First Edition. Hardcover. 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 .

      [Bookseller: Riverwash Books]
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      Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1899. First American Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 336 pages; (200 x 140 mm). 17 Plates of adventurous scenes. All plates are present and Near Fine. Publisher's pictorial red cloth, lettered in silver. Small darkened spot to front cover, spine slightly faded. First American editon and a very nice copy. .

      [Bookseller: poor mans books]
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        The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. In Seven Parts

      London: Printed at the Ballantyne Press and sold by Hacon and Ricketts, 1899. Slim 8vo, xliv, [x1v, colophon] pp. Printed in red and black with a fine woodcut border and 7 fine woodcut initials. Full crushed dark blue morocco extra, upper cover and backstrip lettered in gilt, bookplate of Reginald Huth. Fine. Limited to 210 copies on paper, this copy in a perfect and appropriate binding by Rivire probably for Huth. One of the finest books of the press, and indeed of the period. Watry B-23.

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        The Coming Battle; A Complete History of the National Banking Power in the United States

      W.B. CONKEY CO, CHICAGO 1899 - Gold gilt lettering on cover & spine, however, gilt is fading, sun-faded spine, general wear, small bookplate on inner front board, broken hinges, previous owner's name and date in pencil on front endpage, slight foxing, rubbed cover, and lightly soiled rear cover. DATE PUBLISHED: 1899 EDITION: 483 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        Original Watercolour prepared for the "Graphic", Titled]: "Soldiers Making Friends with Lascars on a P. & O. Transport. 'One touch of Nature'."

      1899 - 2 Nov 99. Grisaille watercolour on cardboard, heightened in white, ca. 16x21 cm (ca. 6 ¼ x 8 ¼ in), within hand drawn ink frame. Signed in watercolour on the lower margin, printed title (cut out of the magazine) tipped to the lower edge. From a sketch by F.C. Dickinson. Ink stamp "2 Nov 99" on verso. A very good watercolour. The watercolour was prepared for publication in "The Graphic" and shows a scene from the early period of the Second Boer War (11 October 1899 - 31 May 1902). A British soldier offers a cigarette to an East Indian sailor while on a P. & O. (The Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company) ship bound for South Africa, where the war had started a month before. Percy Frederick Seaton Spence was an Australian artist, famous for his graphic works made for several noted Australian and British magazines (Sydney Daily Telegraph, Illustrated Sydney News, Punch, Black and White, The Graphic, et al.). He exhibited in the Royal Art Society of New South Wales, and the Royal Academy of Arts (RA); his works are held by the National Gallery (London), State Library of New South Wales, the University of Sydney and the High Court of Australia, Canberra (Wikipedia).

      [Bookseller: The Wayfarer's Bookshop, ABAC/ILAB/PBFA]
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