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        Stanford's Map of the South African Republic (Transvaall)

      Stanford, London 1899 - Folding linen backed colored map. Orig covers & label. 30.5 x 39 in. 16 mi to the in. Map fine, cover slightly faded. Clean map. Special emphasis on railway & telegraph lines in the Transvaal. July 1, 1899 London Stanford.

      [Bookseller: Trophy Room Books]
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        1 orig etching / Orig. Radierung , Tttle : Empire State Building 1931 ( 1932 ), signed & dat. by the Artist / u.re. von Werner Drewes signiert u. dat. (drypoint on wove paper /Kaltnadelradierung)

      sheet / Blatt Gr. 17 x 11 3.8 in. / H 43,2 x B 28,9 cm. - etching image 14 x 9 in. / Bild Gr. H 35,2 x B 22,9 cm unter Glas gerahmt 1 Bl. Velin Papier S. (guter Zustand) frühe Zeichnung des Empire State Building ( from Park Avenue ) New York, von Bauhaus - Schüler Werner Drewes ( geb. 1899 - gest. 1985 ), der 1930 nach New York City emigrierte . Vgl. Kat.Nr. 1969.21.79 Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C (Original Druckgraphik, Kunstgeschichte ) .

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        La Plante Seche Documents D'Art Et D'Industrie.

      Folio (446 x 340 mm). Late nineteenth-century half crimson library morocco over green moiré cloth-covered boards, expertly rebacked preserving the original backstrip, t.e.g.; decorative title-page and 20 numbered, zinco-type photo plates depicting stylised plant forms, each plate printed in one colour, black, green, brown or blue and bound in on stubs; rubbing to the joints and corners of the binding, the plates bright; ex-libris the National Art Library, V&A with its ink stamp and de-accession stamp to the verso of the title-page.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        Stereoskopisch-Photographischer Atlas der pathologischen Anatomie des Herzens und der größeren Blutgefässe. In fünfzig Lichtdrucktafeln nach Originalaufnahmen.

       Mchn., Lehmann 1899. 19 x 9, 5 x 6, 5 cm. 42 S. (Textheft), 50 Stereoskop-Aufnahmen. OLn.-Schachtel. In sehr gutem Zustand. EA.Georg Schmorl (1861-1932), deutscher Pathologe. Im Rahmen seiner Tätigkeit als Leiter des pathologischen Institutes des Krankenhauses Dresden-Friedrichstadt erweiterte Schmorl die dort bereits seit 1849 bestehende Sammlung anatomisch-pathologischer Präparate und baute diese zu einer der größten naturwissenschaftlichen Sammlungen im Königreich Sachsen aus. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Medizin, Photographie

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        Karte des Deutschen Reiches (in 27 Karten und 1 Titelblatt) im Massstab von 1:500000, unter Redaktion von C. Vogel ausgeführt in Justus Perthes Geographischer Anstalt

      die 27 Karten (und ein weiteres Titelblatt) sind farblithographiert und 8-fach zusammengelegt und original auf Leinen aufgezogen jede Karte trägt außen eine kleine farbige Ausschnitts-Übersicht. Auf dem Leinen-Einschub befindet sich zusätzlich eine farbige Gesamtkarte, die die Nummern der einzelzenen Kartenabschnitte zeigt. Bei den Karten handelt es sich um Blätter, die Vermerke hinsichtlich des Druckdatums zwischen 1899 - 1903 tragen jede Karte im Format 39x46 untergebracht in einer rot-braunen Ganzlederkapsel es handelt sich dabei um eine hochwertige Buchattrappe (mit goldgeprägtem Reichsadler auf Buchrücken und Vorderdecke) im Format (18x23x8) bei der das Kartenbündel in einer Aussparung im Oberschnitt versenkt wird (der Kartenstapel befindest sich in einer zusätzlichen Kartentasche, SEHR SELTENE UND GESUCHTE AUSSTATTUNG dieser Kartensammlung in einem ordentlichen Exemplar (mit lediglich unbedeutrendem Berieb), lediglich die Karten zeigen normale Gebrausspuren Espenhorst 2.8.2.3.

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        Die gesammten Materialien zum Bürgerlichen Gesetzbuch für das Deutsche Reich. 5 Bände (ohne das Sachregister).

      - Berlin, Decker, 1899. Gr.-8vo. Neue Halbleinenbände (Bd. 1-4, teils mit alten Materialien) u. Original-Halbleder (Bd. 5, berieben u. bestoßen). Die Protokolle und Motive zum Entwurf eines Bürgerlichen Gesetzbuches waren eine bereinigte Ausgabe der Arbeiten und Diskussionen der jeweiligen Kommissionen. Insbesondere wurden die prozeßrechtlichen Fragen und die dem Privatrecht angehängten Rechtsmaterien ausgesondert. Um diesem Mißstand entgegenzuwirken, sammelte Mugdan alle Materien zum BGB und edierte diese in dieser gewaltigen Materialsammlung, in insgesamt 6559 Seiten. - 1. Einführungsgesetz und Allgemeiner Theil. VIII, CX, 1040 S. - 2. Recht der Schuldverhältnisse. 3 Bl., CXLII, 1418 S. - 3. Sachenrecht. 2 Bl., XCV, 1012 S. - 4. Familienrecht. 3 Bl., CXXXV, 1427 S. - 5. Erbrecht. 2 Bl., XCIII, 910 S. - Meist stark gebräunt, Titeleien u. letzte Bl. mehrfach gestempelt. Ohne das Sachregister (137 S.). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buch & Consult Ulrich Keip]
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        Karmazsin.

      8. 32 S., Orig.-Broschur nach Entwurf v. S. Bortnyik. Original wrappers designed by S. Bortnyik. Erste Ausgabe. 1st Edition. - Der Schriftsteller und Regisseur Ödön Palasovsky (1899-1980) war Mitbegründer des aufsehenerregenden Budapester Avantgardetheaters "Zöld Szamar" (Der grüne Esel) und, gemeinsam mit Iván Hevesi, Verfasser des "Manifests für eine neue Kultur der Massen". The author and director Ödön Palasovsky (1899-1980) was co-founder of the sensational Avant-garde theatre "the green donkey" (Zöld Szamar). Moreover he wrote the "Manifesto for a new culture of masses" together with Ivan Hevesi. Schönes, unaufgeschnittenes Exemplar. Am Anfang 15 Seiten etwas lieblos aufgeschnitten. Uncut copy, the first 15 pages opened with few love.

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        The Conjure Woman

      Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1899. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First trade edition. 229pp. Original grayish brown cloth lettered in gilt decorated in gray, black, and red. Near Fine, sans jacket. Breathless contemporary gift inscription from former owner on first blank: "Read one story and you will read all." Corners a little bumped, slight darkening to spine, small light stain on p. 4, single dog-eared page. A very neat, clean copy with sharp gilt. The African-American author's first collection of short stories.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        THE NO-DIN: ROMANCE, HISTORY AND SCIENCE OF PRE-HISTORIC RACES OF AMERICA AND OTHER LANDS..

      Christy, Mo.: Published by the Author, 1899.. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1] 2-335 i-ii i-v [1-4: blank] [note: first and last two leaves are blanks], inserted frontispiece and double page map, other illustrations in the text, original decorated brown cloth, front cover stamped in black and gold, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. In remote antediluvian times (8,250 years after the creation of Adam) the continent of "Tula" (Eden) in the South Pacific is destroyed by earthquakes and volcanism caused by a passing comet. Some inhabitants escape the catastrophe in a fleet of airships (the "No-din" is one of the airships) and surface vessels to colonize "Amurica," "Atlantuz," "Ophur" and other lands. A crank science fiction romance that attempts to explain the origin and diffusion of man and reconcile the existence the prehistoric races of America and other lands as well as ancient mythical civilizations (Atlantis, Mu, Ophir) with Biblical tradition. Marginally utopian. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Wright (III) 1345. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978) or Reginald (1979; 1992). Small book label of an early owner affixed to front paste-down. A tight, clean, very good copy. A very uncommon book. (#147336)

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        Prière sur l'Acropole

      Edouard Pelletan Editeur - Paris, 1899, in-4 maroquin chocolat, dos à cinq nerfs orné de filets et palmettes dorés, date en queue. Double filet doré sur les coupes, toutes tranches dorées sur témoins, plats encadrés d'un double filet doré avec en son centre un décor filets, palmettes et roulettes à la grecque figurant un temple stylisé. Large frise dorée à la grecque sur les contreplats. Gardes de moire bleu-nuit. Couvertures et dos conservés. Etui bordé. Reliure signée CHAMBOLLE-DURU. 40pp. Compositions de Bellery-Desfontaines gravées par Eugène Froment et tirées en noir et brique. Tirage à 400 exemplaires, celui-ci un des 25 de tête réimposé grand in-4 sur Japon ancien comprenant une grande aquarelle originale signée de Bellery-Defontaines, une double suite d'épreuves d'artiste, sur Chine et sur Japon mince, signées par le graveur. Notre exemplaire comporte en outre reliés in-fine : Le prospectus de publication, sur Japon au format grand in-4 et sur vélin au format petit in-4 ainsi que le carton d'invitation, sur ces deux papiers, à l'exposition des aquarelles, dessins et fumés ayant servis à cette édition. Carteret IV-337 "Belle publication très cotée, conçue dans une note antique, du plus heureux effet. L'illustrateur, de grand talent, a été particulièrement inspiré et l'excellent graveur, mérite tous les éloges. C'est d'ailleurs l'une des plus belles publications de cet éditeur." [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Sense and Sensibility.

      8vo. Original dark green cloth elaborately blocked in gilt to spine and upper board, all edges gilt, matt dark green endpapers; pp. [vi], vii-xxviii + 389; with fine illustrations throughout after engravings; a lovely copy in bright condition, both externally and internally, with minor rubbing and slight dulling to spine gilt; internally fine and crisp with just the usual toning to the frontispiece tissue guard; scarce in this condition. First edition illustrated thus and possibly the prettiest illustrated edition of this classic.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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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...

      Uitgegeben door Het Bestuur der Broederschap Den Haag 1899 ...op den 13den September 1899, in het Ministerie van Justitie te`s 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 ) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Roscher, Gustav Roscher, Polizei, Polizeipräsident, Den Haag, Commissar, Prostitution, Ermittlung, Verbrechen, Verbrechensbekämpfung, Google, Vermolen, Verbrecher, Kriminalpolizei

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        Bird-Lore; Audubon Magazine, Vols. 1 to 45, 1899-1943

      Englewood, NJ; Harrisburg, PA: The Macmillan Company; D. Appleton & Co.; The National Association of Audubon Societies, 1899-1943. Very good. Vol. 1 No. 1 Feb. 1899 - Vol. 45 No. 6 Nov. - Dec. 1943 (missing only Vol. 40 No. 2 Mar. - Apr. 1938). Set includes many supplement booklets from 1939 onward. Various paginations. 24 cm. Many b&w illustrations and some colour plates and covers by bird artists. Volumes up to 27 bound in leather, with some wear to extremities and a few owner bookplates on pastedowns. Remaining copies are staplebound paper covers. Two paper copies have covers detached but present. Name changed from Bird-Lore to Audubon Magazine with the Jan. - Feb. 1941 issue. While some supplements may be missing from the late 1930s and 1940s, many are included, such as the Thirty-Ninth Christmas Bird Census in Jan. - Feb. 1939 and other bird census booklets. Supplements from Nov. - Dec. 1939 onward are called The Season. The ultimate bird books with articles about migration, conservation, sanctuaries, birds in other countries, bird study for children. Please contact us about shipping costs before ordering.

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        Playing in the Snow

      no date. Vibrant watercolour by British Australian illustrator, Peg Maltby (1899 - 1984). Peg Maltby, née Agnes Newberry Orchard, worked in England as an illustrator of chocolate-box lids before emigrating to Melbourne where she became a member of the Victorian Artists' Society holding successful exhibitions of her watercolours in the 1930s and 1940s. Maltby rose to fame with the publication of 'Peg's Fairy Book', published by Muffetts in 1944 and selling over 180,000 copies in five editions. Watercolour on paper, 310 mm x 220 mm, signed 'Peg Maltby' lower left-hand corner, framed.

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        GHOSTS: BEING THE EXPERIENCES OF FLAXMAN LOW

      London: C. Arthur Pearson Limited, 1899. First edition. Foxing to end papers and preliminary and tertiary leaves, some fading to title lettering of front cover, cover tips rubbed and a bit soft, spine ends have been strengthened. Missing inserted plate pg. 65 which has been replaced with a facsimile. A good sound copy. (19897). Octavo, pp. [i-vii] viii [1] 2-300 [301-302 ads], frontispiece and eleven inserted illustrations by B.E. Minns, original green cloth, front stamped in red, yellow and black, spine stamped in gold. Collection of twelve stories all featuring Flaxman Low, arguably the first occult detective. The stories were first published in two groups of six in Pearson's magazine in 1898 and 1899 under the pen name of E. and H. Heron. "Derivative from Doyle, but important historically, despite commercial level." Bleiler: The Guide to Supernatural Fiction, 799. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 151. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-85. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 178. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, pp. 253-54. Bleiler (1978), p. 99. Reginald 11896.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        Proben J. G. Schelter & Giesecke. Leipzig. Erster Band.

      1899 - 4° 584 Seiten mit zahlreichen Abbildungen * Nachtrag: Schriften und Ornamente: 52 Seiten; Orig.Leinen; 2570g; [Deutsch]; Einband (besonders an den Kanten) berieben; Einbandecken mit Abrieb; Seitenränder teils fingerfleckig Inhalt: Allgemeine Vorbemerkungen und die Vorzüge unserer Erzeugnisse. Buchschriften Deutscher Form mit zugehörigen Auszeichnungsschriften. Lateinische Buch- und Auszeichnungsschriften. Deutsche Titel- und Zierschriften sowie Initialen. Lateinische Titel- und Zierschriften, Initialen, Schreibschriften. Griechische orientalische Schriften, Russische Schriften. Zierat für Druckarbeiten in allen Stilarten in ein- und mehrfarbiger Ausführung, Einfassungen für Anzeigen. Untergrundmuster, Ecken, Zierlinien in dauerhaftem Galvano Schriftguss und Messing. Messingerzeugnisse. Musiknoten, Ziffern, Zeichen und Stickmuster. Nachtrag: Schriften und Ornamente _ xMx_ Internat. Shipping (priority = airmail): EU/EC: 15,00 EUR _ all others: 25,00 EUR [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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

      Longmans and Co, London 1899 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.]
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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. With Transcripts, Translations, Etc.

      London British Museum 1899 - This volume weighs 14 kilos (with packing). Postage will be quoted on request. A very good copy bound in the original half calf, neatly rebacked, original spine laid down. Large folio, pp.xi, 64, 11, 8, 3, 12, [1], 63, 20 colour plates, some folding, 14 black & white plates, and 63 plates of heiroglyphic text.

      [Bookseller: John Randall (Books of Asia), ABA, ILAB]
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        Original pencil sketch of a man in bed.

      [c.1899-1904]. Pencil on paper. Sheet size: 22.8 x 17.7 cm. Excellent condition. Original pencil sketch by Rackham depicting a man in bed, wearing a night cap.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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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        THE BROTHERHOOD OF THE SEVEN KINGS ..

      London, New York and Melbourne: Ward, Lock & Co., Limited, 1899. First edition. Gift inscription in ink (dated 1899) to half title, foxing throughout text block, a few plates loosely inserted, light rubbing to edges of cloth with light wear to corners and spine ends, spine panel color a bit faded, a good to very good copy. A scarce book. (15717). Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii viii 9-373 [374: blank] 1-10: ads, 16 inserted plates with illustrations by Sidney Paget, original pictorial bevel-edged blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, all edges untrimmed. Series of linked sensational crime stories first published in THE STRAND MAGAZINE, January-October 1898 featuring Madame Koluchy, a Moriarty-like master criminal who is incredibly beautiful, intelligent and charming, and who commits extortion, blackmail and murder employing "an arsenal of scientific techniques and devices that are occasionally over the border into science-fiction." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1469. A "historic volume [which] contains the first series of stories about a female criminal." - Steinbrunner and Penzler (eds), Encyclopedia of Mystery and Detection, p. 284. "On the very heels of Raffles, the gentleman crook, came Madame Koluchy, the lady crook. Her grand entrance in THE BROTHERHOOD OF THE SEVEN KINGS (1899) marks the earliest appearance of a female felon in a series of short stories. In ten connected tales Madame Koluchy, as the guiding genius of a sinister secret society, as 'the brain that had conceived and the body that had executed some of the most malignant designs against mankind that the history of the world has ever known,' proves herself 'the compleat criminal': kidnapper, blackmailer, bank robber, and murderer -- although it should be noted that Madame Koluchy's attempts at murder were consistently foiled by a young scientist-detective named Norman Head." - QQ 27. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 114. Bleiler (1978), p. 137. Glover and Greene, Victorian Detective Fiction, p. 88. Queen, The Detective Short Story, p. 74. Hubin (1994), p. 566. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992).

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        Eden Versus Whistler: The Baronet and the Butterfly

      New York: R.H. Russell, 1899. First American Edition, Number 89 of 250 large paper copies. 125v for France and 125 for America. [xxxii], 79 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original tan cloth-backed boards, with title and gilt butterfly device on upper cover, uncut and unopened. Spine slightly darkened, else Fine copy. Bookplate of S.l. Deitsch. First American Edition, Number 89 of 250 large paper copies. 125v for France and 125 for America. [xxxii], 79 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Whistler's famous row with William Eden over the portrait of Lady Eden and the eventual lawsuit.

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        Simplicissimus. Illustrierte Wochenschrift. 3. Jg., Nr. 1 - Nr. 52.

      München, A. Lange, 1898 - 1899. - Fol. 416 + 2 S. Priv. HLwd. der Zeit. Luxusausgabe. Komplett, mit allen Beiblättern. Ohne Titelblatt und Inhaltsverzeichnis und ohne die zensierte Nummer 32. - Seiten etw. gebräunt, Ebd. berieben, etw. stockfleckig, leichter Schatten eines abgelösten Exlibris a. V. - Die Nummer 32 wurde beschlagnahmt und wurde als Nr. 35 ohne die zensierten Bilder bzw. Texte nochmals publiziert. Neben dieser Notiz ist auch die Benachrichtigung über Heines Kaution eingebunden. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        ANDREE AT THE NORTH POLE WITH DETAILS OF HIS FATE by Leon Lewis [pseudonym] ..

      New York: G. W. Dillingham Co., Publishers, 1899.. Octavo, pp. [5-6] 7-279 [280: blank] + 8-page publisher's catalogue dated 1899 inserted at rear, four inserted plates with illustrations from photographs, several drawings in the text, original pictorial white cloth, front panel stamped in brown and black, and spine panel stamped in black, t.e.g. First edition, probable first binding. The more elaborate binding with illustration on front cover with Andree's face on a balloon and a polar bear on an ice flow. The book was also issued in paper wrappers. Andree's expedition departs by balloon from Dane's Island in 1897 and, after a series of aerial adventures, the explorers arrive in the Kingdom of Polaris, an unknown land near the North Pole inhabited by a white race which is scientifically ahead of the outside world. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1338. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 506. Howgego, Encyclopedia of Exploration: Invented and Apocryphal Narrative of Travel L-37. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Teitler Teitler 756. Bleiler (1978), p. 123. Reginald 09029. Not in Wright. Cloth dusty, inner hinges repaired, a sound, good copy. Bookplate of fantastic fiction collector William Harry Hopkins affixed to the front paste-down (Hopkins also owned a copy in the secondary binding). This is the Teitler-Ruyle copy (Ruyle also had a copy in the secondary binding). An uncommon book. (#151929)

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        GAMBLES WITH DESTINY ..

      London: F. V. White & Co., 1899.. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-3] 4-232 + 16-page undated publisher's catalogue inserted at rear, original brown cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, publisher's monogram stamped in blind on rear panel. First edition. Collection of short fiction; four of the five being SF stories. Includes "A Corner in Lightning," Griffith's best story. Also includes "Hellsville U.S.A." which Sargent (Additions) says describes "economic reform in the United States. Worst and most useless people put on a reservation. Destroyed by meteors." Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 935. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 25. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 97. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Stableford, Scientific Romance in Britain 1890-1950, pp. 50-1. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 76. Bleiler (1978), p. 87. Reginald 06370. Hubin (1994), p. 355. Wolff 2794. Neat early gift inscription dated 1902 at upper right corner of front free endpaper. Top edge of text block a bit dusty, free endpapers darkened (a fault common to this book), a near fine, bright copy. A very nice copy. Uncommon in this condition. (#149862)

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        LA CHRONOPHOTOGRAPHIE

      Paris: Bauthier-Villars, 1899. First edition. 8vo., 40 pp., 23 figures in text from drawings and photographs. Printed wrappers which are lacking a few small chips from the blank edges. Otherwise, a fine and bright, unopened copy, housed in a newly made pamphlet folder. Marey presented this lecture on his methodology, apparatus, and its implications at a conference held at the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers, 29 January, 1899. Among the reproductions are the chronophotographs that prove a cat lands on all four feet when thrown in the air (not recommended by this cataloguer). His method of single camera decomposed motion led to the projected motion picture, to the paintings of Duchamp and the Italian futurists. Not listed by Roosens and Salu.52099.

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        Inventaire d'anciens comptes royaux dressé par Robert Mignon sous le régne de Philippe de Valois, publié par m. Ch.-V. Langlois sous la direction de m. L. Delisle

      Librairie C. Klincksieck, Paris 1899 - Ex-Library. Introduction in French. Text in Latin. pp. xli, 433. Recueil des historiens de la France. Publie par l'academie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres. Documents financiers. Tome I. Wear to edges of the boards and to the leather on the backstrip. Text is unmarked (no underlining or notations). Detailed financial records of the King's administration in medieval France. Size: 28 cm tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LA CHRONOPHOTOGRAPHIE

      Paris: Bauthier-Villars, 1899. First edition. 8vo., 40 pp., 23 figures in text from drawings and photographs. Printed wrappers which are lacking a few small chips from the blank edges. Otherwise, a fine and bright, unopened copy, housed in a newly made pamphlet folder. Marey presented this lecture on his methodology, apparatus, and its implications at a conference held at the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers, 29 January, 1899. Among the reproductions are the chronophotographs that prove a cat lands on all four feet when thrown in the air (not recommended by this cataloguer). His method of single camera decomposed motion led to the projected motion picture, to the paintings of Duchamp and the Italian futurists. Not listed by Roosens and Salu.52099.

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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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        Indian Tales (Oriental Edition)

      Dodge Publishing Co., New York 1899 - Publisher's red cloth decorated and titled in black, beige and gilt, top edges gilt, in publisher's printed paper dust-wrapper and matching printed paper-covered slipcase slipcase; Book is bright and fresh, though the frontis and its tissue guard have come loose from the binding and are loosely laid in; bookseller ticket on the rear board. The unpriced jacket has a faded spine and small chips out at the edges and corners, and the box, though still bright, is worn and rubbed with tape repairs to the interior. Overall a bright and attractive set; A bright reprint of the 1899 one-volume collection of INDIAN TALES issued by Caldwell (Richards E1-1 and Livingston p. 62) ; [x], 750 pages [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Symbolist Movement in Literature

      William Heinemann, London 1899 - Bound in 1/2 green calf and green cloth, beautiful decorative gilt spine with raised bands, marbled end papers. Front end papers beginning to separate, PON on page following FFEP, slight toning, very slight scuffing to edges of spine and corners. A truly nice copy of a scarce item. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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