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        Through China with a Camera

      Second edition. Octavo, xvi, 269 pages. Blue cloth with gilt lettering and gilt design to front board. With 55 full page photographic illustrations, and a further 56 within text by the author. John Thomson was a renowned Victorian era photographer and explorer who spend several years in the Far East, ran a photographic studio in Hong Kong in the late 1860's and travelled widely through China with his camera. He was the first Western photographer to penetrate into the inland areas of China and brought many never before seen images back to Europe.

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        126 Originalnummern DIE FACKEL zwischen 1899 und 1925 + Register der Autoren und Beiträge von 300 Nummern. Gebunden in 12 Halbleinenbänden der Zeit.

      Das Konvolut umfasst folgende 118 Originalhefte, mehrheitlich mit eingebundenen Orig.-Umschlägen): 1899: Nr. 5 - 1904: Nr. 155, 156, 157, 158, 160, 165, 166, 167, 169. - 1905: 174 - 1906: 193, 198, 200, 203, 204, 210, 211, 212. - 1907: 216, 217, 222, 223-24, 225, 227-228, 230-231. - 1908: 45, 250, 256, 257-58, 266, 267-68, 269, 270-271, 272-273, 274, 275-276, 277-278, 279-280, 281-282, 283-284, 285-286, 287, 288, 289. - 1909: 290, 291, 292, 293, 294-295, 296-297, 298-299, 300, 301-302, 303/304, 305/306, 307/308, 309/310, 311/312, 313/314. - 1911: 315/316, 317/318, 319/320, 321/322, 323, 324-25, 326/327/328, 329/330, 331/332, 333, 334-335, 336-337, 338, 339/340. - 1912: Nr. 341/342, 343/344, 345/346, 347/348, 349/350, 351/352/353, 354/355/356, 357/358/359, 360/361/362, 363/364/365. - 1913: 366/376, 368/369, 370/371, 372/373, 374/375, 376/377, 378/379/380, 381/382/383, 384/385, 386, 387/388, 389/390. - 1914: Nr. 404, 462-471, 499-500, 501-507. - 1919: Nr. 519/520, 521-530, 531-543, 544/545, 546-550, 551, 552/553, 554-556, 557-560, 561-567. - 1921: 568-571, 572-576, 577-582, 583-587, 588-594, 595-600, 601-607, 608-612. - 1923: Nr. 613-621, 622-631, 632-639, 640-648. - 1924: 649-656, 657-667, 668-675. - 1925: Nr. 679-685, 686-690, 691-696, 697-700-705, 706-711. - Mit eingebunden: Register der Autoren und Beiträge von 300 Nummern der Jahrgänge 1899-1910. Verfasst und eingeleitet von Ludwig Ullmann. 1910. 23 S. - Nennt als AutorInnen: Robert Adam, Peter Altenberg, Julius Bab, Paul Barchan, Berthold Beck, Margarethe Beutler, Karl Bleibtreu, Houston Chamberlain, Richard Dehmel, Albert Ehrenstein, Wilhelm Ellenbogen, Friedrich engel, Erbt, Farga, Elisabeth Förste-Nietzsche, August Forel, Egon Friedell, Alfred Grünewald, Maximilian Harden, Karl Hauer, Maria Heim, Hugo Heinemann, Heinrich Karl Borromaeus, Franz Herczeg, Tamara von Hervay, Arthur Hetz, Paul Heyse, Peter Hille, Hugo v. Hofmannsthal, Arthur Holltscher, Oskar Jelinek, Wilhelm Jordan, Julian Kosrski, Stanislaus v. Kozmian, Ferdinand Kürnberger, Kyon, Esle Lasker-Schüler, Josef Lewinsky, Wolhelm Liebknecht, Detlev Liliencron, Adold Loos, Viktor Loos, Emil Lucka, J. S. Machar, Heinrich Mann, Martellus, Max Martersteig, Fritz Mauthner, Henry S. Morvay, Erich Mühsam, Adam Müller-Guttenbrunn, Kurt Piper, Stanislaw Przybyszewski, Moritz Rappaport, Reformator, John Reid, Thaddäus Rittner, Karl Rosner, Ludwig Rubiner, Ludwig Scharf, Paul Scheerbart, Robert Scheu, Josef Schöffel, Arnold Schönberg, Otto Soyka, Martin Spahn, Karl Spitteler, Daniel Spitzer, Otto Stoessl, August Strindberg, Tertius gaudens, Tesar L. E., Stefan Tömörkeny, Anton Tschechow, Ludwig Ullmann, Berthold Viertel, Frank Wedekind, Leopold Weininger, Otto Weininger, Otto Weininger, Richard Wengraf, Oskar Wilde, Julius Wilhelm, Alfred v. Winterstein, Fritz Wittels. Von 1912 an bis kurz vor seinem Tod (die letzte Fackel erschien im Februar 1936) schrieb Karl Kraus alle Beiträge der Fackel selbst. Einbände berieben und bestoßen. 2 Einbände mit stärkeren Schäden im Bezugspapier. Innen teilw. gebräunt bzw. schwach stockfleckig. Einige Hefte mit Reparaturen an den Falzen. Einige Orig.-Umschläge und Titelblätter mit Buntstiftsignaturen. Vereinzelt Papierschäden.

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        The River War

      Two volumes; first edition, second state with typographical correction to volume 2, p.459; half-titles, 7 photogravure portraits including 2 frontispieces, 24 maps, 20 folding, illustrations, without the advertisements at end of volume 1.Original pictorial cloth; 8vo. Churchill's second book - "The first object of this book is to relate in exact military detail the operations directed by Lord Kitchener of Khartoum on the Upper Nile from April 1896 to February 1899, which I have called 'The River War.' It of course includes his account of the charge of the 21st Lancers, to whom he was attached, at Omdurman. A near fine set with very light spotting throughout, spines a little rubbed and darkened, minor bumping to spine ends and corners, light rubbing to extremities, preserved in slip-case.

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        ATLAS OF DORCHESTER, WEST ROXBURY AND BRIGHTON, CITY OF BOSTON

      1899. Good. [ATLAS]. ATLAS OF DORCHESTER, WEST ROXBURY AND BRIGHTON, CITY OF BOSTON in one volume. Boston: L. J. Richards, 1899. Folio. 22" Street index plus 40 double page maps measuring 32" x 22". Bound in 1/2 leather, which is largely absent. Front board is detached. Interiors are clean and free from staining, with the exception of some light red or graphite pencil annotations on a few plates and soiled end-papers. Plates with pencil annotations: 28, 29, 30, 37, 39. Maps printed in as many as seven colors. A good copy.

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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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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1899 - 1899 Original Hardback Wisden, Very Good Condition.

      Hi, This lot is an 1899 Original Hardback Wisden. In Superb condition The first Hardback that Wisden produced was in 1896, this is the fourth year of the hardback and an extremely hard copy to find, especially in this condition. Since 2006 I have seen 6 for sale and one of those was without a plate. The front board is very clean with excellent gilt, the rear board is pretty much mark free and the spint gilt is very bright. There is a very outside chance that the 18 of 1899 has been regilded on the spine but I may be being paranoid. The hinges are very strong and the yellow pastedowns in top condition, two small nicks to the front right. The photoplare is very good and internaly a nice clean book. As good as mine on my shelf. A rare Wisden in superb condition and a very nice price.

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        Rede gehouden door Dr. Roscher, raad en chef der Justitieele Politie te Hamburg, in de vergadering der Broederschap von Hoofd-Commissarissen en Comimissarissen van Politie in Nederland...

      ...op den 13den September 1899, in het Ministerie van Justitie tes Grevenhage, in Tegenwoordigheid van Zex. Den Minister van Justitie, Mr. P.W.A. Cort van der Linden. - Niet in den Handel - ) ( In niederländischer Sprache ). 44 Seiten mit einigen Textillustrationen sowie einigen montierten Originalphotos ( Dr. Roscher Gruppe von Hamburger Polizeibeamten Bootsfahrt ), goldgeprägter Oldr, 4 ( 26 x 20 cm ). Innen auf dem Vorsatz verso mit montiertem Exlibris Roschwers, auf Titelblatt mit dessen Besitzstempel *Rath Dr. Roscher, Chef der politischen und Criminal-Polizei *. Innen beiliegend eine Personenaufnahmekarte mit montiertem Porträtfoto Roschers, 1 handschriftliche Abschrift ( wohl durch Gustav Roscher selbst ) eines Artikels in der Rotterdamer Zeitung vom 13. September 1899 sowie eine Bericht *Verslat van de Vierde Algemeene Vergadering der Broederschap....gehouden op Woensdag 14. 3. 1900 * mit 19 Seiten ( mit Erwähnung des Vortrags durch Dr. Roscher ), 8, geheftet. Die handschriftliche Übersetzungs aus der Rotterdamer Zeitung mit folgendem Inhalt: *Dr. Roscher, Polizeirath und Chef der Criminal zu Hamburg, welcher seit einigen Tagen Gast ist von Herrn W. Vermolen..mit welchem er in der vergangenen Woche der internationalen Conferenz zu Brüssel über Polizeiangelegenheitn betreffs der Prostitution, beiwohnte, wird morgen in einer Versammlung der Brüderschaft der Hauptcommisssare und Commissare der Polizei in dem Gebäude des Justiz-Ministeriums in Haag, eine Rede halten, über die neuen Hilfsmittel welche der Polizei, insbesondere der Criminal-Polizei im Dienste stehn zur Entdeckung der Verbrechen. Dr. Roscher wird seine Rede durch Lichtbilder erläutern. * ( auf doppelseitigem Briefbogen mit dem montierten Originaltext des Zeitungsartikels der Briefbogen mit größerem Einriss und angeknickt. ). - außerordentlich selten - ( Gewicht 400 Gramm )( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage further pics at request )

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        Resena Historica en forma de Diccionario de las Imprentas que han existido en Valencia desde la introduccion del arte tipografico en Espana hasta el ano 1868

      Valencia: Impr. de F. Domenech, 1899. First edition. Full autumn-leaf calf, raised bands, compartments decorated in gilt, sides decorated in gilt, marbled endpapers, original wrappers bound in. A very good or better copy, extremities rubbed, rear board with a few scuffs.. xxviii, 655, [2] pp. Illus. with b/w reproductions. No. 45 of 100 copies. Inscribed by the author. The standard reference on Valencian printers. "Obra excelente," Palau XXI, p. 106. Provenance: ParreÅ„o Sale, lot 985. Palau 310360. Spain & Spanish America I, 629. Foulche-Barrau 221.

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        CONNAISSANCES NECESSAIRES A UN BIBLIOPHILE Accompagnées de Notes Critiques et de Documents bibliographiques recueillis et publiés par Édouard Rouveyre.- ( 10 Volumes )

      Édouard Rouveyre , Éditeur -., Paris 1899 - EXEMPLAIRE SUR JAPON DES MANUFACTURES IMPÉRIALES DE TOKIO .- 10 volumes -.vol 1 : ( XXIV ) ,174 pp , ( 4) .vol 2 : (4) ,218 pp . (2) vol 3: ( 4 ) , 240 pp . vol 4: ( 8 ) , 152pp ,58 pp . ( des styles dans la décoration des reliures ) , avec les pages des types de papiers marbrés pour couvertures et gardes ( G.Putois et J. Le Mahieu ) , types de papiers genre moderne pour gardes et couvertures ( M.A. Barthélemy ) ( 4). - vol. 5 : ( 6 ) , 196 pp . vol. 6 : ( 8 ) , 237 pp .vol . 7 : ( 6 ) , 136 pp , 42 pp (style ornemental ,caractères de l ' écriture . décoration des manuscrits et des lettres capitales du IVe au XIX e siècle .- vol.8 : ( 8 ) , 206 pp . vol 9: ( 6 ) , 187 pp . vol. 10 : ( 6 ) ,172 pp . (4) .- Exemplaire numéro 4 des 50 sur Papier du Japon des Manufactures Impériales de Tokio .-Demi maroquin vert à grain long à coins ,filets sur les plats , tête dorée , couvertures conservés .- Très bel exemplaire .-Très bon état .- Very fine.- Size: In 8vo [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada: 2 Volumes. Cordova Edition

      G. P. Putnam & Sons, 1899. Leather Bound. Good. Cordova Edition, this is copy 2 of only 50 copies. 2 Volumes. Publisher's faun calf, decorated in gilt, gilt labels, Plates. Pictorial margin embellishments. Both books in good condition with some scratches and scrapes to leather covers and spine. Some light soiling to cover of Volume 1 (see image). Interior pages in very good condition with bright and clean pages, no marks or writings, bindings sound. More images upon request. Please see our feedback!

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

      London: Longmans and Co, 1899. First Edition. Hard Cover. Elephant folio, xii[64] pages. 3/4 black leather over black boards; 11 double page color lithos of Papyrus of Hunefer and 8 double page color lithos of Papyrus of Anhai; Papyrus of Kersher, 3 plates (one in color); 12 plates of Papyrus of Queen Netchemet. One facsimile of original text and 63 black and white plates. A very good complete copy, internally clean and bright; small loss at spine ends.

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        Satyre

      Original pencil drawing, mounted on tab carton.Signature the stamp of the artist's signature in the lower left corner of the work, and signature stamp of the workshop verso.Très beautiful state conservation.Provenance : artist's studio, referenced to catalog Atelier Louis Anquetin (Thierry de Maigret, 28/11/08) .Louis Anquetin, Étrépagny born in 1861 and died in Paris in 1932, is an important français.Il painter began his career alongside pioneering artists such as Vincent Van Gogh and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. With Émile Bernard, he is the inventor of Cloisonnisme. From 1884 to 1893, Louis Anquetin continues to explore new possibilities introduced by the release of Impressionism in French painting. From 1893, after a long confrontation with the "old masters", he adopts a bias pictorial which will put margins of the general art movement, and take away from his friends. Dazzled by Baroque art and its creative force, so he thinks his childhood friends were engaged in a path that will lead to the death of painting. He believes in a "perfect painting" that is embodied in the re-remember the lessons of Michelangelo and Rubens among others. His work becomes more conventional, he advocated a return to business by offering to reflect on the a priori conditions of any possible form of art in accordance with the rules of perspective and anatomy, as practiced by the masters the sixteenth and seventeenth siècle.Ne leaving only a few works that can be described as monumental, Anquetin turns prolific with its many studies and sketches, which he considered the design was "a very powerful medium of expression," the mandatory basis for all working voluntary arts plastiques.En down of his time, Louis Anquetin made possible the existence of an original modern figuration. By his obstinacy and his passion for painting, he has indeed prevented is completely blocked the path of the great tradition occidentale.On His works are exhibited in many prestigious museums such as the Musée d'Orsay or the Louvre in Paris , San Francisco or Detroit, the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, the National Gallery and the Tate in London, etc. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Crayon sur papier Fin XIXème - Début XXème 14 x 18 cm (31 x 47 cm avec carton)

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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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        The Works of Tobias Smollett. With an Introduction by W. E. Henley. Complete in Twelve Volumes. VERY HANDSOME LEATHER BOUND SET.

      -1900 1899 - Archibald Constable and Co. 1899-1900. In Twelve Volumes. Engraved frontis. to each volume with tissue guard. Uniformly bound in half polished tan calf gilt. Contrasting leather lettering pieces, gilt decorations to compartments of spines. Top edge gilt. Armorial bookplate of Stewart Dykes Spicer to each volume. Slight signs of shelf wear to extremities, outer edges of pages foxed with very occ. foxing to prelims and rear endpapers. A near fine set which looks almost perfect on the shelves. SCARCE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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 Wind Among the Reeds

      Elkin Mathews 1899 - First edition. (Dated 1899 on title page. No erratta slip.) vii, 108 pp. Original blue cloth with gilt lettering. Very Good with light foxing and corner bumping, gilt well-rubbed (completely gone from spine), former owner's bookplate on paste down, small stub from vintage bookseller listing pasted on ffep with slight offsetting. A nice copy. Professor Virginia Hyde writes, "The Wind Among the Reeds, while setting a terminus to Yeats's early period, has clear continuities with his later poetry, in which mystical, artistic, and apocalyptic themes gain an expanding symbolism." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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