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        War is Kind

      New York:: Frederick A. Stokes,, 1899. First edition. publisher's illustrated boards with printed paper label, designed by Will Bradley. Newspaper clipping tipped to rear pastedown; bookplate at front; otherwise a very good copy with some slight wear to the extremities of the spine, and some minor browning to the top edge. Tight and sound.. 8vo,. Illustrated by Will Bradley.

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        Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of A Soldier of Three Wars as Written by Himself. The Florida, The Mexican War and the Great Rebellion, Together With Sketches of Travel, Also of Service in a Militia Company and Member of Detroit Light Guard Band...

      Detroit, MI: James D. Elderkin, 1899. [vi], 202 pages of text. Original hardcover binding is worn and stained, with moderate soiling and some chipping. Leatherette spine is rubbed with minor tears, and pictorial front paper covered board is chipped, with photograph of Elderkin remaining intact; protected in custom stiff archival mylar. Illustrated by a frontisportrait of Elderkin, as well as numerous black & white photographs and sketches. Ex-libris, with affixed library pocket, sticker and stamp on front endpaper, with release (deaccession) stamp, and a small stamp on the copyright page. No markings on binding, title page, or text. Page 155 with two small tears to the top margin. Minor staining to pages near spine. Title continues "...for over Thirty Years." Dornbusch MICH #56. First Michigan Infantry.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good- condition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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        Die Agrarfrage: eine Uebersicht über die Tendenzen der modernen Landwirthschaft und die Agrarpolitik der Sozialdemokratie.

      Stuttgart: J. K. W. Dietz,, 1899. Octavo. Contemporary blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, bevelled boards, green endpapers. With a hand written envelope address leaf to "Monsieur Lafargue" trimmed and laid-in. Spine rolled, corners and ends bumped, extremities rubbed with some minor wear, boards marked, hinges cracked but holding, contents browned, overall a very good copy. First edition of the Marxist theorist's analysis of capitalism in agriculture, a book which Lenin declared "the most important event in present-day economic literature since the third volume of Capital", presentation copy from the author to the important French communist Paul Lafargue, "A son cher Lafargue, K. Kautsky, Berlin 3/1/99". Kautsky (1854-1938) is one of the leading figures in the history of German Social Democracy. While a student of history, philosophy, and economics at the University of Vienna he became a member of Austria's Social Democratic Party and, after a trip to England in 1881 to meet Marx and Engels, he founded the monthly socialist journal Die Neue Zeit. In addition to Marx and Engels, contributors included Eduard Bernstein, Rudolf Hilferding, Rosa Luxemburg, and Leon Trotsky. His continued close friendship with Engels led to the latter appointing him as editor of Marx's Theories of Surplus Value in 1888, by which time Kautsky was well established as a key proponent of orthodox Marxism. He was, along with Eduard Bernstein, an executor of the Marx-Engels literary archive. Kautsky and Lafargue, Marx's son-in-law, were in close contact throughout the late 19th and early 20th centuries; Lafargue contributed several chapters to Die Vorläufer des neueren Sozialismus (1895), the Marxist survey of the history of communist and socialist ideas edited by Kautsky. They regularly corresponded, though their relationship suffered after a disagreement regarding the Millerand controversy in the French Socialist Party; as a result, Lafargue refused to continue his contributions to Die Neue Zeit and the two did not make amends until 1903 when Kautsky acceded to Lafargue's opinion on the matter. Die Agrarfrage is "a classic oeuvre of Engels's junior collaborator who became the centrist leader of the social democratic movement in Germany and in German-speaking Austria. [It] at first had no influence at all on anthropology anywhere, and certainly not on folklore studies in his time, although both dealt with peasants and farmers in Europe. Yet by the 1920s and, to an extent, through Chayanov's work in Russia, its intellectual radiation gradually reached academia. After 1945 a whole generation of anthropologists dealing with peasants worldwide and in Europe, ranging from Theodore Shanin to Eric Wolf to James Scott, were inspired by it in direct and indirect ways" (Barth, p. 103).

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        Die Denkmalpflege.

      2. vorhanden sind die Jahrgänge 1 - 24 (1899 - 1922) - vollständig! / AR 31191 mit zahll. Abb., Bauplänen, Skizzen und Photographien Zustand Vorsätze und Titelblätter gestempelt, Bände allesamt leicht berieben und bestoßen, guter Zustand Ordentl. Rechnung inkl. MwSt.

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        LOUP-GAROU! ..

      London: Sands & Co., 1899.. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1] 2-264, inserted frontispiece with illustration by Gulich, title page printed in red and black, original pictorial blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in blue-gray, red and gold, all edges untrimmed. First edition, first binding. 1500 copies printed. Collects ten sensation fictions, mostly mystery and crime, including the title story (a rationalized werewolf tale), "Fer-de-Lance" (a snake story) and others. "The Obi Man" builds up an effectively weird atmosphere. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, pp. 175-76. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-200. Bleiler (1978), p. 158. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992) or Wilson. Hubin (1994), p. 645. Hinton, p. 18. Cloth rubbed at spine ends and corner tips, pulpy text paper age-darkened, a very good copy. A much better than average copy of a fairly scarce book that is generally found in ratty condition. A signed autograph letter dated 4 September 1929 from Phillpotts to "My dear Wilson," ten lines, mostly about the "modern curiosity & vulgar interest" of the press "in the private affairs of public men," tipped in on the front free endpaper. (#147686)

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        Writings

      1899. LOWELL, James Russell. The Writings of James Rusell Lowell in Prose and Poetry. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin; The Riverside Press, Cambridge, circa 1899. Eleven volumes. Octavo, publisher's three-quarter red morocco, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, raised bands, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt. $1500.“Riverside Edition” of the works of America's “first professional man of letters” (Kunitz & Haycraft, 487), handsomely bound by Vauthain.“No understanding of the cultural life of America in the 19th century can be complete without recognition of Lowell's centrality and versatility” (ANB). Includes Lowell's essays of literary criticism, his Civil War- and Reconstruction-era essays on national politics and his poems. With frontispiece portraits in the first, seventh, eighth and tenth volumes. A fine set, handsomely bound.

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        A QUEEN OF ATLANTIS: A ROMANCE OF THE CARIBBEAN SEA ..

      London: Hutchinson & Co., 1899.. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-391 [392: blank], eight inserted plates with illustrations by D. Murray Smith, original pictorial black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, all edges trimmed. First edition, second issue with cancel title leaf dated 1899, variant with edges trimmed. Prequel to THE DEVIL-TREE OF EL DORADO (1896). Lost race novel chronicling the adventures of the near-immortal Monella. "A wonderful tale of the mythical continent, told with outstanding imaginative ingenuity." - Stuart Teitler, Kaleidoscope Books, Eureka! (Berkeley 1975), catalogue 29. "Much the best of the Atkins adventures, with an imaginative sweep that causes one to forget momentarily the plot and character cliches." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 93. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 1-5 and (1995) 1-5. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 029. Eichner, Atlantean Chronicles, pp. 137-38. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 25 and A Spectrum of Fantasy, Volume II, p. 132. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 35. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 75. The Stuart Teitler Collection of Lost Race Fiction, p. 8. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 12. Reginald 00625. Some age-darkening and foxing to endpapers, one plate a little loose, a near fine, bright copy. A nice copy of a handsome book. (#148799)

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        Catherine Morland

      First edition on ordinary paper of Félix Fénéon's translation, of which there were only 10 large paper copies on Hollande. Rare autograph inscription from Félix Fénéon to his friend Romain Coolus. Editions de la Revue Blanche Paris 1899 12x19cm broché

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        Public Papers of Theodore Roosevelt, Governor

      1899. First Edition . ROOSEVELT, Theodore. Public Papers of Theodore Roosevelt, Governor. Albany: Brandow, 1899, 1900. Two volumes. Octavo, original brown cloth. Housed together in custom slipcase. $2200.First editions, presentation copies, of the public papers from Roosevelt's two years as Governor of New York, each volume with tipped-in printed presentation slip reading: “Compliments of Theodore Roosevelt, Governor.”An official New York State governmental publication including messages, proclamations, addresses, appointments, vetoes, pardons, commutations, other official material, and Roosevelt's 1899 speech, ""The Strenuous Life,"" which he gave to the Chicago Hamilton Club. Roosevelt's tenure as governor of New York ""foreshadowed his presidency. He deferred to the Republican leadership on small matters, fought it on large ones, and imbued officials with a heightened sense of public trust. Convinced that many social and economic problems were beyond the capacity of cities and towns to solve, he inclined more and more toward centralized, interventionist government"" (ANB). Evident in the materials contained in these volumes of papers from 1899 and 1900, those tendencies remained strong throughout his presidency. Neat repair to inner paper hinge of Volume I. Minor wear to spine ends, gilt lettering darkened. An extremely good presentation copy.

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        The Story of Tristan & Iseult.

      London: David Nutt,, 1899. Rendered into English. With designs by Caroline Watts. Two volumes, duodecimo. Near-contemporary green morocco, spines in compartments with raised bands, boards decorated with gilt and blind tooled tree patterns, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Engraved illustrations by Caroline Watts. Spines sunned, ends and corners slightly rubbed, endpapers soiled, some minor spotting within, very good condition. First edition, first impression, Weston's English translation of von Strassburg's medieval Arthurian romance, published as the second number of David Nutt's Arthurian series of Romances Unrepresented in Malory's "Morte d'Arthur". Weston asserts in her Introduction: "There is no nation that does not know the story of Tristan and Iseult; no important European literature of which it does not form a part; and to Gottfried von Strassburg belongs the honour of having most adequately told the world's greatest love-tale." This copy of the very scarce first impression has been charmingly, if somewhat amateurishly, bound in near-contemporary green morocco.

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        McTEAGUE

      1899. A Story of San Francisco. New York: Doubleday & McClure Co., 1899. 4 pp undated ads. Original red cloth decorated in white. First Edition (with the title page in a three-panel single line border, and with "moment." the last word on p. 106; copies of the revised second printing unfortunately get mistaken as first editions). This copy is in the third and usual state, with signature-25 in proper sequence (some copies got out with an error).~Frank Norris's masterpiece is McTEAGUE. It is the most purely Zola-esque novel in English, with its cold, careful study of the growing devastation wrought by miserliness on the lives of the Polk Street dentist and his wife. As a motion picture, under the name of "Greed," it was almost equally effective, and gave Zasu Pitts almost her only opportunity as a tragedian. [K&H]~Though the tale's end has been criticized as melodramatic, it is not easy to forget the final scene in which McTeague, fleeing after murdering his wife, stands handcuffed in Death Valley to the pursuer whom he has just killed -- awaiting starvation.~McTEAGUE was bound in red cloth that unfortunately was stamped in white pigment rather than gilt. This white pigment has proven, over the past century, to flake away notoriously: many copies now are missing much of this stamping, and many have spines that have become totally illegible. This copy is an unusual survivor, with all of the white pigment present; the volume is near-fine, with very light rubbing, some cracking of the endpapers, and a partly-erased bookplate. Blanck 15031; McElrath A3.1.a.1; a Johnson High Spot.

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        A STRANGE DISCOVERY.

      New York: H. Ingalls Kimball,. 1899. title page printed in orange and black, original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed.. Private owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-down. Minor spine. lean, a bright, fine copy. A beautiful copy. (#148906). First edition. A "completion" of Edgar Allan Poe's NARRATIVE OF ARTHUR GORDON PYM (1838). Pym and his companion Dirk Peters are swept into a strange uncharted region in the Antarctic Sea where they find an island utopia inhabited by descendants of fourth-century Romans. The story "combines the further adventures of ... Pym with a love story in the manner of Rider Haggard." - Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 1-54. "After Pym and Peters penetrate the veil, they find the city of Hili-li, inhabited by citizens of the Roman empire who fled the barbarian invasions of the fourth century. One ship reached the Antarctic. They represent the height of Greco-Roman culture; though mentally advanced, they have made no practical application of their knowledge. Pym falls in love with Lilama; so great is their devotion that 'the episode of Romeo and Juliet sinks into insignificance' when compared to it. After parental objection, kidnapping by a rival suitor, Ahpilus, and an attack by barbarians, they marry. Within months occurs 'the strange thermal phenomenon' which occasionally devastates the city: the winds shift so that a combination of a hurricane and a blizzard strikes Hili-li. The city is unprepared. Pym goes in search of food and fuel, while Lilama is among those who freeze to death. After her death the Hili-lites permit Pym, highly depressed, and Peters, a troublemaker in Utopia, to depart in a small boat; they are picked up by a ship which takes them to Montevideo, where they separate and never see one another again." - Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 232. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-56. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 545. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 64. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516- 1985, p. 118. Bleiler (1978), p. 55. Reginald 03747. Overlooked by Wright.

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        THE CONVERSION OF PAULA BY ST. JEROME - Alma-Tadema, 1899.

      THE CONVERSION OF PAULA BY ST. JEROME Heliogravure uitgegeven in 1899 door Arthur Tooth & Sons te Londen naar het schilderij (Opus CCCL) van Lourens Alma-Tadema, later met de hand gekleurd. H x B: ca. 37,5 x 82 cm.Het schilderij waarnaar deze gravure is gemaakt, was onderdeel van de Royal Academy?s Summer Exhibition in 1898 en werd vanwege z?n uitmuntende techniek en schoonheid ontvangen als meesterwerk. Kunstcriticus F.G. Stephens beschouwde The Conversion of Paula als Alma-Tadema's topstuk. Kunsthandel Arthur Tooth & Sons, opdrachtgever voor het schilderij, had daarmee een nieuwe troef in handen. Volgens de brieven van Alma-Tadema aan Stephens kwam het schilderij niet zonder problemen tot stand en was hij erg content met de lofbetuiging.Paula, gekleed in een purper en amber met goud geweven gewaad, leunt achterover op een altaar gewijd aan Bacchus. Ze luistert naar de charmante maar ascetische Hi?ronymus die haar vertelt over het Christendom. Later verlaat Paula de Bacchus cult om deze nieuwe religie te volgen. Het werk vertegenwoordigt een van de weinig christelijk getinte onderwerpen in Alma-Tadema's oeuvre. Tien jaar eerder was hij bekritiseerd voor het gebrek aan ?moral purpose? in zijn schilderij The roses of Heliogabalus.Prijs: ? 3.150,- (incl. lijst).

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        The Story of The Rough Riders 1st U.S. Volunteer Cavalry: The Regiment in Camp and on the Battlefield

      New York: G. W. Dillingham Co., Publishers, 1899. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 8vo. xviii, 19-320 pages. Frontispiece. Illustrated. Illustrated brown cloth hardcover with title on front cover and spine. Small stamp sticker size bookplate of Mrs. E. A. Durham Chelsea Place Sisterville, W. Va. on the front paste down. Very light edge wear to cloth extremities. Contents of the book include a roster of the Rough Riders in back. Included with the book is a one page hand written letter by J. E. Dovell, First Lieutenant, to his mother E. F. M. Dovell Stanleytown, Va. The letter is written on Roosevelt's Rough-Riders Re-Union Association illustrated letterhead. An envelope with Ms. Dovell's Virginia address is present. Also included is an approx. 5" x 4" card photograph of 11 soldiers presumably Rough Rider veterans. No names are written on the back of the undated photograph. The second annual Rough Riders reunion took place in Oklahoma City July 1-4, 1900. Theodore Roosevelt attended that reunion.

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        General Instructions and Local Regulations for the Squadron and Naval Establishments on the China Station, 1899.

      [Hong Kong:] Noronha & Co., 1899 - Large octavo (241 x 161 mm). Original blue-green cloth, rebacked and recornered in black leatherette, retaining the original skiver corners on the rear board, spine and front board lettered in gilt. Sides rubbed and marked, corners of rear board worn, inner hinges reinforced with linen, pale foxing to endpapers, light toning, occasional staining and cockling from adhesive, short closed tear to top edge of pp. 19-20 not affecting text, still very good. Annotations throughout in black (very occasionally red) ink; profuse printed slips with revised regulations tipped in or pasted over existing text; and laid-in foolscap typescript of orders relating to use of the Picket Room with reference to the commander of Tamar and dated 25 October 1900. An extremely rare station order book printed a few months before the onset of the Boxer Rebellion, untraced in libraries and secondary literature. From the library of Admiral Sir John Jellicoe, not marked as such, though copiously revised by annotation or by the insertion of printed slips, assiduously enumerated in the "Corrections to Station Order Book" on the front pastedown and free endpaper, the first tranche dated 6 June (1899, two months before the beginning of the uprising) and initialled "D.G.S." under "Officer making corrections", the remaining interpolations dated from 19 August 1899 to 21 June 1901 (three months before the Boxer Protocol) and initialled "A.E.P". As the initials evade ascription to any Royal Navy commanders then in China, they appear to belong to junior officers possibly writing on a captain's behalf; on the title-page this copy is hand-numbered 12 of what appears to have been a highly restricted print-run; there is additionally the pencilled inscription "Captain" to the front pastedown, and a foolscap sheet giving notice of the Diseases of Animals Act with regard to the import of dogs, pasted in to page 272, is headed "To be inserted at page 273 of Captain's Copy of Station Order Book". The Chinese defeat in the First Sino-Japanese War (1894-5) encouraged a scramble for concessions among the major European powers, especially with regard to trade agreements and missionary privileges. There was soon a violent reaction among the Chinese, culminating in a series of systematic attacks on Europeans, their embassies, and Christian converts in May 1900. On the 28th the British ambassador at Peking telegraphed for assistance, and Admiral Seymour, commander-in-chief of the China station, with HMS Centurion as his flagship and Jellicoe as his flag captain, "assembled a force from the various national squadrons then lying off the mouth of the Peiho (Beihe) River. On 5 June Jellicoe went ahead to assess the most effective method of advance after passing Tientsin (Tianjin) the expedition was unable to advance or retreat; the Chinese army, now openly hostile, had destroyed the railway. On 19 June Seymour abandoned the railway, loaded the wounded onto sampans and retreated. The allies had to clear every village on their route, and on 21 June Jellicoe was hit in the chest while leading such an attack. Although the wound was initially considered fatal he was evacuated with the rest of the force and made a full recovery Returning to his post afloat Jellicoe accumulated considerable experience of foreign armed forces, and was particularly impressed by the professionalism of the German navy. Created CB in 1900, he had demonstrated leadership, courage, and administrative talent. There could be no doubt that he would reach the top of his profession. The Centurion paid off in August 1901" (ODNB). The profuse interpolations, alterations and deletions form a picture of extensive and precipitate revisions of protocol in the lead-up to and during the conflict. Several speak to ongoing struggles and negotiations between the European powers. A notable addition to the section on use of Russian ports in the chapter "Dealings with Foreign Powers" indicates that Russian Empire secured a major

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        PHAROS THE EGYPTIAN ...

      London, New York and Melbourne: Ward, Lock & Co. Limited,. 1899. original pictorial dark blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, all edges untrimmed.. Mild foxing to text block, a touch of rubbing to cloth at spine ends. and corner tips, bruise to lower front corner, a very good, bright. copy. Enclosed in a blue cloth open face slipcase. (#152654). First edition. "Supernatural fantasy; ancient black magician and hypnotist, after being revived, loosens plague upon the world, but is defeated by ancient gods." - Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 102. "The most luridly inventive of Boothby's melodramas ..." - Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 2- 19. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 230. Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997), p. 127. Bleiler (1978), p. 27. Reginald 01629. Hubin (1994), p. 87. Larnach, Materials Towards a Checklist of Australian Fantasy to 1937 (1950), p. 9.

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        A STRANGE DISCOVERY.

      New York: H. Ingalls Kimball,. 1899. title page printed in orange and black, original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed.. Private owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-down. Minor spine. lean, a bright, fine copy. A beautiful copy. (#148906). First edition. A "completion" of Edgar Allan Poe's NARRATIVE OF ARTHUR GORDON PYM (1838). Pym and his companion Dirk Peters are swept into a strange uncharted region in the Antarctic Sea where they find an island utopia inhabited by descendants of fourth-century Romans. The story "combines the further adventures of ... Pym with a love story in the manner of Rider Haggard." - Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 1-54. "After Pym and Peters penetrate the veil, they find the city of Hili-li, inhabited by citizens of the Roman empire who fled the barbarian invasions of the fourth century. One ship reached the Antarctic. They represent the height of Greco-Roman culture; though mentally advanced, they have made no practical application of their knowledge. Pym falls in love with Lilama; so great is their devotion that 'the episode of Romeo and Juliet sinks into insignificance' when compared to it. After parental objection, kidnapping by a rival suitor, Ahpilus, and an attack by barbarians, they marry. Within months occurs 'the strange thermal phenomenon' which occasionally devastates the city: the winds shift so that a combination of a hurricane and a blizzard strikes Hili-li. The city is unprepared. Pym goes in search of food and fuel, while Lilama is among those who freeze to death. After her death the Hili-lites permit Pym, highly depressed, and Peters, a troublemaker in Utopia, to depart in a small boat; they are picked up by a ship which takes them to Montevideo, where they separate and never see one another again." - Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 232. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-56. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 545. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 64. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516- 1985, p. 118. Bleiler (1978), p. 55. Reginald 03747. Overlooked by Wright.

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        THE UNIVERSAL ANTHOLOGY: A COLLECTION OF THE BEST LITERATURE, ANCIENT, MEDIAEVAL AND MODERN, WITH BIOGRAPHICAL AND EXPLANATORY NOTES [LIMITED EDITION COMPLETE IN 33 VOLUMES]

      London: The Clarke Company, Limited. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1899. Hardcover. 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Limited Edition Antique Literature Biography Color Plates. 7.5" x 10.5". Edition Nationale. Condition: Bound in green cloth with printed spine labels. A small number of volumes show occasional white spotting, which is most prominent on front cover of final volume. Two pages of blank preliminary pages in second volume display tearing. Spine of volume XXXII has faint water markings to spine label and minor loss at bottom of rear spine edge. Books, with gilt top edge, are otherwise in excellent condition. Work is illustrated with plates with captioned tissue guards, including a large number of color frontispieces. Authors; Editor: Alois Brandl, Leon Vallee, Richard Garnett - Richard Garnett C. B. Was a scholar, librarian, biographer and poet. He was son of Richard Garnett, an author, philologist (historical linguist) and assistant keeper of printed books in the British Museum. Born at Lichfield in England, and educated at a school in Bloomsbury, he entered the British Museum in 1851 (the year following his father's death) as an assistant librarian. In 1875, he became superintendent of the Reading Room, in 1881, editor of the General Catalogue of Printed Books, and in 1890 until his retirement in 1899, Keeper of Printed Books. His literary works include numerous translations from the Greek, German, Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese; several books of verse; the book of short stories "The Twilight of the Gods" (1888, 16 stories; 12 stories added in the 1903 edition) ; biographies of Thomas Carlyle, John Milton, William Blake, and others; "The Age of Dryden" (1895) ; a "History of Italian Literature"; "English Literature: An Illustrated Record" (with Edmund Gosse) ; and many articles for encyclopaedias and the Dictionary of National Biography. He also discovered and edited some unpublished poems of Shelley ("Relics of Shelley," 1862) and edited the republication of the newly discovered poetry collection "Original Poetry by Victor and Cazire" in 1898. His poem "Where Corals Lie" was set to music by Sir Edward Elgar as part of Sea Pictures and was first performed in 1899. Long interested in astrology, in 1880 he published a monograph on the subject, "The Soul and the Stars," in the University Magazine under the peusdonym "A. G. Trent"; ill health prevented him from writing more on the subject. The writer, critic and editor Edward Garnett was his son, the translator Constance Garnett was his daughter-in-law, and the Bloomsbury Group writer David (Bunny) Garnett was his grandson. Heavy set over 100lbs.. ; 1150 .

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        THE WRITINGS OF MARK TWAIN [AUTOGRAPH EDITION] (25 Volume Set)

      Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1899. Half Leather. Very Good binding. Signed. The Autograph Edition set, complete in 25 volumes, and signed by Twain in Volume one. Each volume has an different, and handsome, engraved title page, and a different image of Mark Twain as the frontispiece. This is #111 of 512 sets. Half brown morocco over marbled boards. This notoriously fragile set has had the a number of repairs -- principally board reattachments, rebacks and patches to some spines. Title labels all present. There is some variation in the color of the morocco. A well handled set, and priced accordingly. (BAL 3456). Very Good binding.

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        Vokrug svjeta. Vidy, Pamiatniki, Tipy vsekh stran svjeta. 240 raskrashennykh kartin s obyasnitjelnym tekstom. Europa i Asiatskaya Rossiya.

      Moskva, : Grossman i Knebel. Originally, illustrated cloth with later half-leather. The text with some repairs, only few pages fingerstained. 8 illustrations with some minor damages (one of it only remaining the complete picture but lacking the framing). This extremely rare russian-language publication in an overall very good condition. The pictures with french and russian subtitles.. Moskva, Grossman i Knebel, 1899. Oblong-4°. [34] pages text, 114 (not 240 as wrongly mentioned on the titlepage) full-page illustrations (reproduced, coloured photographs). Hardcover. Originally, illustrated cloth with later half-leather. The text with some repairs, only few pages fingerstained. 8 illustrations with some minor damages (one of it only remaining the complete picture but lacking the framing). This extremely rare russian-language publication in an overall very good condition. The pictures with french and russian subtitles. The publication shows many scenes from Tiflis, Georgia (Russia), Rome, Venice, Abbazia, Cracow, Bilbao, Bruges, Ostende etc. etc. It shows village-life of farmers, buildings, harbours as well as three examples of railways, ploughing camels, Turkish Pipesmokers etc. etc. A stunning document of travel-photography of the outgoing 19th century.

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        HUNGER

      First edition in English. Publisher's original grey cloth with black titles and illustration [by W. T. Horton] to the upper board and spine. A very good or better copy, the binding square and firm with light bumping and minor fraying at the spine tips, the cloth a trifle darkened to the extremities and spine. The contents are entirely complete including the publisher's 16 page catalogue dated Spring 1899, punctuated by Aubrey Beardsley's Pegasus device to the final leaf. There is a previous owner's name on the front endpaper which also has a couple of faint traces of [long removed] tape marks and light spotting to the prelims and margins throughout. With two hand corrections to the text and another to the price of this publication in the publisher's catalogue. An excellent example, in original condition of the author's first novel.The provenance evidence retained with this copy is somewhat intriguing and affords pleasant speculation. Laid in is an original trimmed photograph tipped on to card of the translator, "New Woman" writer and one time lover of the author Mary Chavelita Dunne (George Egerton). The card features the contemporary hand-stamp of The Flyfishers' Club, London to the outer edge of which both her father Captain John J. Dunne and nephew belonged as members. Egerton herself was known to have taken great pleasure in the sport (as evident in her published correspondence from the time of her brief marriage to Egerton Clairmonte). The hand annotations within the book include a correction to the published price of Hunger in the Smithers catalogue along with a few alternate word choices within the text. Also laid in is a clipped newspaper review of the 1921 Duckworth re-issue. Whilst it is unclear how many copies of this first edition were issued, just a few months before the publisher's bankruptcy, the evidence and institutional holdings would suggest this figure was low. Egerton in her translator's note to the 1921 Duckworth reprint writes "I can therefore claim to have been somewhat of a seer, when I introduced the author to an English public, which never bought even the limited edition issued". Further evidence that the original publication sunk without trace can be found in the accompanying newspaper review of the Duckworth edition which states ""Hunger", his first novel published in the early eighteen-nineties, but only just issued here in translation".

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        JACOB KLODSLOE, ONE OF THE NOBODIES. HOW HE CAME HOME FROM THE WAR - HOW HE GREW UP AND INTO IT

      Cleburne, Tx.: T.L. Sanders, 1899. 129pp. Original printed wrappers. Spine perished, wrappers heavily chipped, front wrapper laid down onto new backing. Initial and final leaves chipped at corners and with a few small closed tears. Browned. Good. First edition. The autobiographical story of a Confederate soldier from an area described as having "Carolina's tallest peaks" on its southeastern horizon. Most names in the story appear to be fictional. Includes his capture at Kennesaw Mountain in June, 1864, as a prisoner of war at Camp Douglas, Illinois, journey home, and, how he came to join an infantry company. Yeager (1842-1940) served with the 29th Tennessee Infantry (Confederate) until his capture. After the war he was a lawyer in Tennessee, then a newspaperman and farmer in Johnson County, Texas. Rare. Not in any of the standard reference works on the Civil War or Tennessee.

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        IN CONNECTION WITH THE DE WILLOUGHBY CLAIM

      Scribner's, New York 1899 - First edition, sheets bulk 1 1/16", dust jacket states "55th Thousand" (iv) 445p, (viii, ads). Tan cloth with titles in red on spine and upper cover, upper cover with central floral design in red and gilt surrounded with red squares. Very rare with the dust jacket.BAL 2093. Book fine with minor paper splitting at inner joint, dust jacket complete with minor chipping to extremes First edition, sheets bulk 1 1/16", dust jacket states "55th Thousand". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Der Krieg um Cuba im Sommer 1898. Nach zuverlässigen Quellen bearbeitet.

      Berlin: 1899 - 258 S. OLn. Mit Namesstempel des Autors auf dem Titel und seinem Exlibris im Innendeckel. Einige saubere Unterstreichungen mit Bleistift. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ROUGH RIDERS: In SCRIBNER'S MAGAZINE (published monthly with illustrations).

      Charles Scribner's Sons,, New York: 1899 - First edition. Volume XXV, January - June issues. First appearance of Roosevelt's ROUGH RIDERS, published in 6 abbreviated installments in the magazine. Also contains works by Joel Chandler Harris, Edith Wharton, Henry James, William James and others. Covers lightly soiled with minor rubbing and light wear to head of spine. Still, a very attractive, well-illustrated book with gilt on front cover, and spine and top page edges still bright. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Kritische Geschichte Der Thalmud-Übersetzungen Aller Zeiten Und Zungen (German Edition)

      J. Kauffmann, Frankfurt am Main, Germany 1899 - Printed on good quality paper. Lacking front paper wrapper. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        ERNST FISCHER-COERLIN (1853 - 1932). "Des Menschen Seele gleicht dem Wasser." Allegorische Darstellung des Wassers mit fünf Nixen, z.T. mit Schuppenbeinen, dazu ein Nöck bzw. Wassergeist, der Froschkönig usw., oben eine Widmung, unten als Inschrift die Verszeile von Goethe (s.o.).

      - Tempera über Bleistift und Feder auf Malkarton, sign. "EAFischer=Coerlin", dat. 1899, 52,5 x 39 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. XII, S. 20. - Der in Coerlin (Pommern, heute Polen) geborene Maler und Illustrator war Meisterschüler bei Anton von Werner. Neben Historienbildern, Landschaften und Genreszenen fertigte er zahlreiche Entwürfe für Ehrenbürgerbriefe, Diplome u.ä. - Oben die weibliche Symbolfigur "Aqua", darunter ein Gerät zur Wasserentnahme. Die Widmung lautet: "Dem Mitgliede Des Aufsichtsrats Herrn Commerzienrat S(igmund) Aschrott. Gewidmet zum 14. Juni 1906. Charlottenburger Wasserwerke. Die Direktion". Der jüdische Kaufmann, Industrielle, Verleger, Bankier und Immobilienunternehmer Aschrott (14. Juni 1826 - 5. Mai 1915) war finanziell an den Charlottenburger Wasserwerken beteiligt. Berühmt wurde er durch die Entwicklung des Kasseler Stadtteils "Vorderer Westen" (ehemaliges Hohenzollernviertel). - Im Unterrand ein Einriß außerhalb der Darstellung. Farbfrisch!

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        LA PHOTOGRAPHIE ANIMÉE

      Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1899. First edition. Marey. 8vo., xii, 185 pp., [3] pp., frontispiece with tissue guard, extensively illustrated with drawings, engravings, and plates after photographs. Publisher's printed paper wrappers, with two short tears at the front hinge and light wear. Partially unopened, very good. Housed in a newly made clamshell box. Preface by Étienne-Jules Marey. A early, and most complete treatise on all aspects of motion picture photography, its major inventors, and their apparatuses, with detailed diagrams and extensive bibliographical references. Trutat, 1840 - 1910, was the director of the Muséé d'histoire naturelle de Toulouse, and photographer, geologist, and author of the most thorough work on optical projection, TRAITÉ GÉNÉRAL DES PROJECTIONS, 1897. Roosens and Salu No. 7182.

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        Therapie der anomalen vita sexualis bei Männern mit specieller Berücksichtigung der Suggestivbehandlung. Mit einem Vorwort v. Prof. v. Krafft-Ebing.

      258(1) u. 26 vorwiegend einseit. beschriebene, teilweise hs. num. Bll. u. 6 hs., gef. Tabellen. Schwarzer HLnBd. mit goldgepr. Rückentitel. Einband an den Unterkanten u. Ecken leicht berieben im Text durchgeh. gebräunt u. z.Tl. fingerfl. Handschriftliches Manuskript zu dem 1899 bei Enke in Stuttgart erschienenen gleichnamigem Werk des österreichischen Neurologen Alfred Fuchs (1870-1927). F. studierte in Prag und Wien Medizin, 1900 wurde er Assistent bei Richard von Krafft-Ebing, dessen Werke er nach dem Tode seines Lehrers herausgab. Von besonderer Bedeutung sind seine Untersuchungen über die Zerebrosinalflüssigkeit, die Fuchs-Rosenthalsche Zählkammer und die Messung der Pupillengröße. (vg. Fischer, Biogr. Lex. d. hervorragenden Ärzte. I, 461 ÖBL I, 378). - Enthält auch - nach dem Titelblatt - das Originalmanuskript des Vorwortes von Krafft-Ebing, 2 Seiten, dat. 3.1.1899, das Fuchs im Anschluß nochmals in eigener Abschrift angefügt hat. Die enthaltene (25-seitige) Abhandlung (Beitrag zur abdominalen Diagnostik) entfiel in der gedruckten Ausgabe und konnte von uns nicht als eigenständige Veröffentlichung nachgewiesen werden. - Exemplar der Druckausgabe als Beigabe.

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        PHOTO ALBUM WITH PHOTOGRAPHS & PHOTOPRINTS FROM THE SECOND BOER WAR

      - Gloucester Regiment Memorabilia. 1899-1900. Album with original photographs of the Second Boer War, showing the main Boer military commanders, battlefields, artillery, British Army in parade, and everyday life of British prisoners of war in a camp near Pretoria; supplemented with group portraits of the British officers and residents in India. Oblong folio (23x30 cm) with 35 gelatin silver photographs, including 26 larger ones (15x20 cm) and 9 smaller ones (12x18 cm) mounted on 20 stiff card leaves. Photos identified: either signed, dated and captioned in negative, or with typewritten captions mounted underneath. Binding: restored recently in red half morocco using the original cloth boards, leaves with all edges gilt, and with gilt tooled spine and moiré endpapers. Some images slightly faded, but overall an excellent album. Important collection of original photographs of the Second Boer War (October 11th, 1899 - May 31st, 1902). The album was evidently compiled by an officer of the First Battalion of the British Army Gloucester Regiment, which saw active service during the war, in particular during the Battle of Ladysmith (October 30, 1899) and the consequent Siege of Ladysmith (October 3, 1899 - February 28, 1900). The photo collection starts with a collective portrait of the officers of the Gloucester Regiment"s 1st battalion taken in Ladysmith shortly before the war (September 29th, 1899). At the end of the album 7 photos related to the regiment"s early service in India, and include both official and family portraits. In the core of the album it contains a number or portraits of distinguished Boer leaders and military commanders, including Petrus Jacobus Joubert (1834-1900), Lucas Meyer, Louis Botha (1862-1919), Daniel Jacobus Erasmus (1830 - 1913), General Snyman, and Pieter Arnoldus Cronjé (1836-1911). There are 5 important photographs showing 155 mm cannons [Creusot Long Tom field guns] which were used by Boers during several war operations - in this case during the Sieges of Ladysmith and Mafeking. Amongst them one take of a Long Tom being unloaded at a railway station and transported to Ladysmith, another cannon in action, being used by the people of Pieter Arnoldus Cronjé at Mafeking, and others showing the moving of cannons across the river pulled by Boer oxen. Another impressive photo shows Boers at Mafeking posing next to a Maxim-Nordenfelt Gun. There is also a group of sharp collective portraits of different Boer commandos, including that of a "Hollander Corps O.V.S." under command of Russian General Yevgeny Maximov (1849-1904); and the trenches of Boksburg Command at the Battle of Colenso (December, 15 1899). Several photographs of the war areas include a general view of Elandslaagte (after the famous Battle of October, 21 1899), Nicholson"s Kop (one of the grounds of the Battle of Ladysmith), Pretoria Commando Camp at Laingsnek; images of bridges and railways destroyed with dynamite (across Wasbank River and Tugela River) et al. Later photographs show "Raising of British flag in Pretoria" (June, 5th 1900), and a monument to the Gloucester Regiment men fallen at the fight near Rietfontein and the Siege of Ladysmith. There is also a group of good images showing everyday life of British POW in Waterval war camp near Pretoria. Amongst the final photos there are 5 large and 2 small group portraits taken in India in 1897-1898 from the Gloucester Regiment and relatives. Many photos in the album were taken by important local photo studios, both Boer (J. Van Hoepen, Stoel & Groote) and British (Spratt Photo, Barnett & Co). Location/localizacao: 5-1-A-1

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        Zur ergötzlichen Erbauung für Damen. 8. Februar 1895. (Einbd.tit.: Kränzchen der Kunstgewerbe-Schüler).

      8,5 x 14,5 cm. Gezeichneter Titel (v. Koloman Moser) u. 25 Tafeln in Lichtdruck. Dekorativer OEinband am Rücken m. grünem Samtstoff u. auf den Deckeln m. Schweinsleder bezogen auf Vorderdeckel mit gepr. Titel (in 2 Schrifttypen), am Übergang zwischen Stoff- u. Lederbezug mit verz. metallener Leiste, mit durchzogenem, olivgrünem Seidenband (zum Schließen?) und auf Rü u. Oberkante mit einer mont. grünen Kordel (am Ende mit Messinghaken als Hängevorrichtung ), Lederschleife für Stift sowie Vorsätze aus Moiré-Papier. Einbd. angeschmutzt, abgewetzt u. stellenw. fleckig, Ecken unschön bestoßen, Seidenband verschlissen und an mehreren Stellen rissig, im Falz aufgeplatzt, im unt. Bl.rd. (außerhalb der Darstellung) vereinz. fl., die Tafeln gebräunt aber fleckenfrei. Überaus seltene, hübsch illustrierte Ballspende, für uns nur bei der ?Zürcher Hochschule der Künste? (hier aus dem Jahr 1899) und bei der ÖNB (hier 1896) nachweisbar. Mit illustrierter Tanzordnung von unterschiedlichen Schülern der Wiener Kunstgewerbeschule darunter namhafte Künstler wie Koloman Moser und Alfred Cossmann. Vermutlich Arbeiten, die in der Fachschule für Zeichnen und Malen unter der Professur von Franz von Matsch entstanden sind. M. wurde 1893 zum Professor an der Kunstgewerbeschule ernannt und unterrichtete ebenda bis 1901. (Vgl. dazu Fliedl G., Kunst u. Lehre am Beginn der Moderne. Die Wr. Kunstgewerbeschule 1867-1918. S. 234). - Die Tafeln mit Arbeiten von Koloman Moser (Titel und 5 Tafeln), F. Sommer (3), J[osef] Ad[olf] Lang (5), E. Zuendel (1), Karl Schönswetter (1), A. Walther (1), R. Völkel (1), R. Nowotny (1), [Alfred] Cossmann (2), Leopoldine Schmidt (2), R. Auer (1), J. Steiner (1). 1 Tafel unsigniert. - DIESES OBJEKT UNTERLIEGT DER DIFFERENZBESTEUERUNG.

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        The Writings of Mark Twain, Autograph Edition (25 volumes)

      The American Publishing Company, Hartford, Conn - Complete in 25 volumes. Published from 1899 to 1907, with all but the last five volumes in the first year. Volumes XXIV and XXV were actually published by Harper, though maintaining The American Publishing Company imprint. Limited edition of 512 copies, with 500 being numbered, and 12 lettered copies reserved for the author. This set is letter "B." Volume I is signed "S. L. Clemens / (Mark Twain)," and is also signed at the end of the introductory critical essay by writer Brander Matthews. A Short manuscript letter signed is laid in on Hotel Earlington letterhead addressed to "Bliss" and assumed to be Frank Bliss of The American Publishing Company and the driving force behind the production of this first "Writings." In the letter, Clemens discusses his desire to "present a nice set to Mrs. Clemens brother, Gen. Langhorne." Volume III (A Tramp Abroad, Pt. I), includes an original manuscript leaf in the hand of Clemens and with some corrections, from this title. Volume X (The Gilded Age, Pt. I) is signed in pencil by co-author Chas. [Charles] Dudley Warner, on the limitation page, and includes three original manuscript leaves laid in; two in the hands of Clemens, and one in the hand of Warner. Signed by at least 17 illustrators, including Peter Newell; T. de Thulstrup; Frederick Dielman; E. West Clinedinst; E. H. Garrett; J. G. Brown; Karl Gerhardt; Charles Noel Flagg; E. W. Kemble; F. M. Senior; Frank T. Merrill; Dan Beard; Frank V. DuMond; F. D. Opper; J. Allen St. John; C. D. Weldon; and F. Luis Mora. Original deep burgundy Moroccan leather covers with the first 21 bound and tagged by Haddon & Co. Binders. Although XXII and XXIII are perfectly matched, they do not show the Haddon tag. Volumes XXIV and XXV, are near perfectly matched, though the texture of the leather is slightly pebbled. Raised spine bands divide spines into six compartments. Gilt ruled decoration and lettering, with more elaborate ruling outlining the inside edges of the covers. Top edges are gilded, and others remain un-cut. Most of contents remain un-opened, and that which has been, was done very skillfully. Marbled end leaves. Set title page emblem in each volume designed by Tiffany and Company, and engraved by W. H. W. Bicknel. Lacking plate that is called for adjacent to page 242, "The King," in Volume XVI (A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court), though there is no appearance that this was ever bound in. All other plates are collated and present. This set has been expertly and beautifully restored by Jack Papuchyan of Papuchyan Bindery (H & H Book Services) in Glendale, CA. Volumes I, II, IV, VIII, XI, and XIII have been rebacked, though retain original covers. There is a very slight granular effect to these spine covers. Scattered scuffs, rubs, and other light damage to covers have been repaired. All covers are completely original. All volumes are tight, and save for a couple of very light smudges on the front free end leaf of Volume I, the contents remain in Fine condition. Although the numbered sets are seen occasionally on the market, as of May, 2017, there are no lettered editions available, nor are any lettered editions seen in auction records reviewed for the past 100 years. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        IN CONNECTION WITH THE DE WILLOUGHBY CLAIM

      New York: Scribner's, 1899. First edition, sheets bulk 1 1/16", dust jacket states "55th Thousand". Book fine with minor paper splitting at inner joint, dust jacket complete with minor chipping to extremes. First edition, sheets bulk 1 1/16", dust jacket states "55th Thousand" (iv) 445p, (viii, ads). Tan cloth with titles in red on spine and upper cover, upper cover with central floral design in red and gilt surrounded with red squares. Very rare with the dust jacket. BAL 2093.

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        THE CONJURE WOMAN

      1899. [a handsome copy] Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1899. Original brown cloth decorated in black, white and orange. First Edition of this Afro-American writer's first book, a series of seven dialect stories about incidents of slavery, told as reminiscences by an old black gardener. Examples are "Po' Sandy," "Mars Jeem's Nightmare" and "Sis' Becky's Pickaninny." Later in the same year, Chesnutt's biography of Frederick Douglass was also published. Chesnutt, who grew up in Fayetteville NC and ultimately returned there as a school principal, was actually mixed-race: his paternal grandfather was a white slaveholder, and though he claimed to have more white than black ancestry (and could probably have "passed" for white), he identified himself as a black man -- or "colored" in the language of the time.~This is a fine copy (book-sticker of the original bookstore in Brooklyn). Neither in the Blockson catalogue nor in Thornton (though both list the 1900 printing). Pioneer that he was, in recent years Chesnutt has become a very highly-collected author.

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        A Literary History of Ireland

      London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1899. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. xvii, 654pp. Publisher's green T-grain cloth, gilt spine title Top edge gilt. Frontispiece from the binding of a Book of gospels. Index. A wonderful authoritative treatise covering the history from foreign sources, Druidism, early missionaries (Patrick, Brigit, etc.), the use of letters, Columcille, the Danish period, classic Irish poets. The author later became the first President of Ireland. Cloth a little spotted and there is some light soil but this is a very good copy of a scarce work.

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        Tireur à l'arc

      1899. Crayon sur papier Fin XIXème - Début XXème, 21 x 27 cm (31 x 47 cm avec carton). - Crayon sur papier Fin XIXème - Début XXème, 21 x 27 cm (31 x 47 cm avec carton). - Disegno a matita originale, montato su scheda cartone. Firma timbro firma dell'artista nell'angolo in basso a destra del lavoro, e la firma timbro del laboratorio sul retro. Molto bella condizione. Provenienza: studio dell'artista, fa riferimento al catalogo Atelier Louis Anquetin (Thierry de Maigret, 28/11/08). Louis Anquetin, Étrépagny nato nel 1861 e morto a Parigi nel 1932, è un importante pittore francese. Ha iniziato la sua carriera con artisti d'avanguardia come Vincent van Gogh e Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. Con Émile Bernard, egli è l'inventore del cloisonnisme. Dal 1884-1893, Louis Anquetin continua ad esplorare nuove opportunità introdotte dal rilascio di Impressionismo in pittura francese. Dal 1893, dopo un lungo confronto con i "vecchi maestri", egli adotta una pittorica pregiudizio che schiererà il movimento artistico in generale, e portare via dai suoi amici. Abbagliato dalla arte barocca e la sua forza creativa, così pensa i suoi amici d'infanzia sono stati coinvolti in un percorso che porta alla morte della pittura. Crede in un "quadro perfetto", che si incarna nelle re-ricordare le lezioni di Michelangelo e Rubens, tra gli altri. Il suo lavoro diventa più convenzionale, ha sostenuto un ritorno al business, offrendo a riflettere sulle condizioni a priori di ogni possibile forma d'arte secondo le regole della prospettiva e dell'anatomia, come praticato dai maestri XVI e XVII secolo. Lasciando solo alcune opere che possono essere descritte come monumentale, Anquetin gira prolifico con i suoi numerosi studi e bozzetti, che ha ritenuto che il progetto è stato "un mezzo molto potente mezzo di espressione" fondamento obbligatoria di tutte le arti plastiche. Lavorare volontariamente il conto alla rovescia del suo tempo, Louis Anquetin reso possibile l'esistenza di una figurazione moderna originale. Con la sua ostinazione e la sua passione per la pittura, ha infatti impedito è completamente chiuso la strada alla grande tradizione occidentale. Si possono ammirare le sue opere in numerosi musei prestigiosi come il Musée d'Orsay e il Louvre di Parigi, San Francisco e Detroit, il Museo dell'Ermitage di San Pietroburgo, la National Gallery e la Tate Londra, ecc. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Dessin original au crayon, monté sur onglet sur carton. Signature du cachet de la signature de l'artiste dans l'angle inférieur droit de l'

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        Notes on the Supply of an Army During Active Operations, By O. Espanet (with) The Art Of Supplying Armies in the Field as Exemplified During the Civil War. Prize Essay. By Captain Henry G. Sharpe.

      Hudson-Kimberly Publishing Company, Kansas City Missouri 1899 - 239 pages + 6 pages publisher's announcements at back; detailed folding maps in text; title page notes that Espanet was Sous-Intendant Militaire De 2e Classe, article translated by Captain H. F. Kendall, 8th Cavalry and Lieut.-Col. Henry G. Sharpe. A.C.G.S. United States Army; Sharpe went on to become Major General and was 24th Quartermaster General of the U.S. Army; title page notes that Sharpe's piece was from the Journal of the Military Service Institution of the United States, January, 1896; previous owner name of Captain C.W. King Constructing Quartermaster Fort Morgan, Ala.; original purple cloth binding, gilt cover & spine titles; some edge, tips wear and soiling to binding, spine ends worn; contents in very good condition; good historical material for the Civil War and especially concerning this very specific aspect of military supply. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Charles Darwin's Werke. Aus dem Englischen von J. Victor Carus. Bände I-XVI (komplett, entspricht insgesamt 21 Teilbänden), wie verlagsseitig herausgegeben in 19 Bänden gebunden. MIT EINER BEIGABE.

      E. Schweizerbart' sche Verlagshandlung, Stuttgart, 1899-1919, einzelne Bände auch ohne Jahresangabe. E. Schweizerbart' sche Verlagshandlung, Stuttgart, 1899-1919, einzelne Bände auch ohne Jahresangabe.. Gr.-Oktav. Org.-Halbleinen mit montierter Deckelillustration (Porträt Darwins). Wenige Bände etwas bestossen und berieben, stellenweise papierbedingt leicht (gleichmässig) gebräunt. Insgesamt sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar der Werkausgabe. Die wie praktisch immer in Mischauflage vorliegende Werkausgabe gliedert sich wie folgt: Bd. I: Reise eines Naturforschers um die Welt. 2. durchgesehene Auflage. 1910. X, 568 S.; Bd. II: Über die Entstehung der Arten durch natürliche Zuchtwahl oder die Erhaltung der begünstigten Rassen im Kampfe um's Dasein. Nach der letzten engl. Auflage wiederholt durchgesehen von J. V. Carus. 9. Auflage. 1899. VI, 578 S.; Bd. III/IV: Das Variieren der Tiere und Pflanzen im Zustande der Domestikation. In zwei Bänden. Vierte durchgesehen Ausgabe. 1910. VIII, 462 S.; S. III-VIII, 553 (+1) S.; Bd. V/VI (in einem Band): Die Abstammung des Menschen und die geschlechtliche Zuchtwahl. Mit 78 Holzschnitten. Sechste durchgesehen Auflage. 1919. XI (+I), 772 S.; Bd. VII: Der Ausdruck der Gemütsbewegungen bei dem Menschen und den Tieren. Mit 21 Holzschnitten und 7 Tafeln. Sechste durchgesehene Auflage. 1910. VI, 330 S., 7 Tafeln; Bd. VIII: Insectenfressende Pflanzen. Mit 30 Holzschnitten. 2 Auflage, o. J., S. III-VIII, 412 S.; Bd. IX.1: Die Bewegung und Lebensweise der kletternden Pflanzen. Mit dreizehn Holzschnitten. 2. Auflage, o. J., S. III-VIII, 160 S.; Bd. IX.2: Die verschiedenenn Einrichtungen durch welche Orchideen von Insecten befruchtet werden. Mit 38 Holzschnitten. 2. durchgesehene Auflage, o. J., III-(XII), 259 (+1) S.; Bd. IX.3: Die verschiedenen Blütenformen an Pflanzen der nämlichen Art. Mit 15 Holzschnitten. 2. Auflage. Bd. X: Die Wirkungen der Kreuz- und Selbstbefruchtung im Pflanzenreich. 2. Auflage., o. J., VIII, 459 (+1) S.; Bd. XI.1: Über den Bau und die Verbreitung der Corallen-Riffe. Nach der zweiten, durchgesehenen Ausgabe a. d. Engl. übersetzt v. J. V. Carus. Mit drei Karten und sechs Holzschnitten. 2. Auflage, o. J., III-XIV, 231 (+1) S., mit 3 ausfaltbaren Karten (davon 2 farbig); Bd. XI.2: Geologische Beobachtungen über die vulcanischen Inseln mit kurzen Bemerkungen über die Geologie von Australien und dem Kap der Guten Hoffnung. Nach der 2. Ausgabe a. d. Engl. übersetzt. Mit einer Karte und vierzehn Holzschnitten. 2. Auflage. III-VIII, 176 S., 1 Karte; Bd. XII.1: Geologische Betrachtungen über Südamerica und angestellt während der Reise des “Beagle” in den Jahren 1832-1836. Mit 2 Karten, 5 Tafeln und 38 Holzschnitten (bezieht sich auf den Gesamtband, also inkl. des nachfolgenden Teils: Kleinere geolog. Abh.). 2. Auflage, o. J., X, 400 S., 1 Karte, 5 Tafeln (eine farbig, meist ausfaltbar), verlagsseitig zusammen gebunden mit Bd. XII.2: Kleinere geologische Abhandlungen. Mit 14 Holzschnitten und 1 Karte der Westküste von Süd-America. 2. Auflage. 1899 (!). VI, 104 S.; Bd. XIII: Das Bewegungsvermögen der Pflanzen. Von Charles Darwin mit Unterstützung von Francis Darwin. Mit 196 Holzschnitten. 2. Auflage. 1919. IX (+I), 506 S.; Bd. XIV.1: Die Bildung der Ackererde durch die Tätigkeit der Würmer.mit Beobachtungen über deren Lebeweise. Mit fünfzehn Holzschnitten. 2. Auflage, o. J., VII (+I), 184 S.; Bde. XIV.2 / XV / XVI (jeweils einzeln gebunden): Leben und Briefe von Charles Darwin mit einem seine Autobiographie enthaltenden Capitel. Herausgegeben von seinem Sohne Francis Darwin. In drei Bänden. Zweite Auflage. 1910. Band 1: Frontispiz, V (+I), 370 S., 1 Tafel; Band 2: Frontispiz, 3 Bll., 383 (+1) S., 1 Faksimile; Band 3: Frontispiz, IV, 402 S., 1 Bl. – BEIGEGEBEN: Die Fundamente zur Entstehung der Arten. Zwei in den Jahren 1842 und 1844 verfasste Essays. Herausgegeben von seinem Sohn Francis Darwin. Autorisierte deutsche Übersetzung von Maria Semon. Mit einem Porträt Charles Darwins und einer Faksimiletafel. Leipzig, Berlin, B. G. Teubner, 1911.VIII, 325 (+1) S., 2 Bll., mit Portraitfrontispiz und 1 Faksimiletafel.

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        THE HISTORY OF WYOMING FROM THE EARLIEST KNOWN DISCOVERIES.

      Laramie: Chaplin, Spafford & Mathison, Printers, 1890., 1899. First edition. First edition. Thick 8vo. Three quarter leather and decorated cloth, xxiv, 712 pp., frontispiece, introduction, preface, illustrated from photographs and drawings, map. Labeled Volume I on title page of three intended volumes, but only Volume I was produced. Coutant's widow sold the accumulated manuscript her husband had prepared for Volume II to Grace Hebard who used some of the material in her publications. Then the copy lay dormant until 1940, when a considerable amount of the manuscript was edited by Mrs. Inez Babb Taylor and was published as

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