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         Letters Received By The East India Company From Its Servants In The East Transcribed From The " Original Correspondence " Series Of The India Office Records. A complete set of this uncommon record of the early days of the East India Company.

      Sampson Low, Marston & Company, London 1896 - Six substantial octavo volumes, 1896-1902. This set was presented to Winchester College by the India Office but has only paper labels on leading endpapers and numbers near bottom of spines. The cloth is somewhat rubbed and there is a little foxing - overall a good solid set. xli, 364; xxvi, 373; xlii, 360; xxxvi, 379; xl, 374; xlii, 340pp. These volumes cover the years 1602-1617. Extra postal rate will be charged for this heavy set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         THE EXPLORATION OF THE CAUCASUS With Illustrations from photographs by Vittorio Sella

      Edward Arnold 1896. . 1st Ed. 2 vols. 4to. xxiii + 278pp. + x + 295pp. 12 vignettes, 76 photogravure plates, 4 folding maps including 1 in rear pocket, 3 folding panoramas (one with a key), 1 plain plate. Ex.-Haileybury lib. with bookplates, light stain to tail of gutter hinge to front and back, some light sporadic foxing, original two tone cloth with gilt lettering and design, minor marking to boards, chipped and discoloured spines affixed, t.e.g. Neate F64. ‘A magnificent work compiled and illustrated by Freshfield and his friends.' Baker ‘A turning point in the exploration of the Caucasus came with the journey of Mr Douglas Freshfield in 1868 ... Among the last that of V. Sella is notable, not only for the magnificent photographic work accomplished, but also because he anticipated the Russian surveyors in parts of the Suanetian range.' Additional postage may be necessary US$1287

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         Dienstmanns-Wegemesser für Berlin Juli 1896.

      - Farblithographie v. J. Straube b. Jul. Straube in Berlin, dat. 1896, 50,5 x 61,5 Schulz, Stadtpläne von Berlin, Nr. 1121. Der Originaltitel (Droschken-Wegmesser) mit dem neuen Titel überklebt, so auch 1893 herausgegeben (siehe Schulz 1059). Alle 160 Meter sind farblich kekennzeichnet, eine einfache "Fahrt" ging über 15 Farben-Abschnitte (2400 Meter). Reicht von der heutigen Wolankstraße im Norden bis zur Hasenheide im Süden, von der Jungfernheide im Westen bis nach Rummelsburg im Osten. Alt auf Leinwand montiert, faltbar eingerichtet, in schlichtem Leinen-Umschlag der Zeit, vorgebunden "Polizei=Verordnung betreffend den Betrieb des Dienstmanngewerbes, 1875" und "Verzeichnis der Dienstmanns=Standplätze." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Ueber einen Einfluss der Magnetisierung auf die Natur des von einer Substanz emittirten Lichtes. SS. (128)-130. In: Verhandlungen der Physikalischen Gesellschaft zu Berlin. Jg. 15.

      Leipzig Barth 1896 - (21 x 14 cm). IV (2) 138 S. Mit 1 Tafel. Halbleinwandband der Zeit. Erste deutsche Ausgabe, vorgelegt am 18. Dezember 1896. - "The paper which follows contains Zeeman's account of the discovery of the effect known by his name. It is entitled 'Ueber einen Einfluss der Magnetisierung.' It appeared in the 'Verhandlungen der Physikalischen Gesellschaft zu Berlin'. A similar communication had been made shortly before to the Academy of Sciences in Amsterdam. The translation. appeared in 'Nature' February 11, 1897. It has been slightly changed in a few places" (Magie). "Zeeman observed that the D-lines of the sodium spectrum were decidedly broadened. Within a few weeks he obtained this broadening for other spectral lines and for the related absorption spectra, and convincingly demonstrated that the broadening was a direct effect of the magnetic field. These results were presented to the Amsterdam Academy of Sciences on 31 October 1896" (DSB). - Zeeman (1865-1943) erhält 1902 zusammen mit H. A. Lorentz für seine außerwöhnlichen Verdienste bei der Erforschung des Einflusses des Magnetismus auf Strahlungserscheinungen den Nobelpreis für Physik. - Einband gering berieben und bestoßen. Vorderer Deckel mit kleiner Fehlstelle im Überzug, sonst sauber und gut erhalten. - DSB 14, 597; Magie, Source Book in Physics S. 384 [Attributes: First Edition]

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         The Works, now newly imprinted.

      Hammersmith: printed by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press,, 1896. Edited by F. S. Ellis. Folio. Original holland-backed blue paper boards, printed spine label, uncut edges. With an autograph letter on on Kelmscott House, Upper Mall, Hammersmith headed paper, dated 13 May 1895. Housed in a custom blindstamped calf solander box. Printed in black and red in Chaucer type, the titles of longer poems printed in Troy type. Double columns. With 87 woodcut illustrations after Sir Edward Burne-Jones, redrawn by Robert Catterson-Smith and cut by W. H. Hooper, woodcut title-page, 14 variously repeated woodcut borders, 18 variously repeated woodcut frames around illustrations, 27 nineteen-line woodcut initial words, numerous three-, six-, and ten-line woodcut initial letters, and woodcut printer's device, all designed by William Morris, and cut by C. E. Keates, W. H. Hooper, and W. Spielmeyer. Bookplates of John Charrington and H. L. Doolittle. Spine label slightly chipped, linen backstrip a little browned, touch of wear to tips, a little fraying to front joint, front hinge tender, front free endpaper lightly creased, occasional faint foxing to fore edge, text unaffected. An excellent, crisp copy of a book often met with in a later binding. First Kelmscott edition, one of 425 copies on paper, from the total edition of 438 copies. The most ambitious and magnificent book of the Press, it was four years in the making. Morris designed the watermark for the paper, which was copied from an Italian incunable in Morris's collection and made entirely of linen by Batchelor. It took several requests before Clarendon Press granted permission to use Skeat's new edition of Chaucer. Burne-Jones called the book a pocket cathedral it is so full of design, and the finest book ever printed; if W. M. had done nothing else it would be enough. Burne-Jones devoted all his Sundays for almost three years to the work, and Morris came to talk with him as he drew. As the artist worked he increased the number of proposed illustrations from 48 to 60 to 72 to 87, and Morris accepted each change. The process of adapting the drawings to the woodblock, and engraving them, was entrusted to W. H. Hooper and R. Catterson-Smith, with Burne-Jones closely supervising every detail. Of these lovely pictures, those for the Canterbury Tales, the Romaunt of the Rose, Troilus and Criseyde, and the Legende of Goode Wimmen are better known than those for Chaucer's translation of Boethius, his prayer to the Virgin, the Parlement of Foules, A Treatise on the Astrolabe, and the surrealistic House of Fame. All are equally beautiful, and all contain images which remind one strongly of his paintings. "The Kelmscott Chaucer is not only the most important of the Kelmscott Press's productions; it is also one of the great books of the world. Its splendour can hardly be matched among the books of the time." (Ray, The Illustrator and the Book in England). Laid in to this copy is an autograph letter signed from Morris to Arthur Joseph Gaskin (1862–1928), the wood-engraver, portrait artist, jewellery designer, and book illustrator, arranging a meeting. Gaskin had trained at the Birmingham School of Art, and the two "probably met in October 1891, when Morris gave a talk on the collection of pre-Raphaelite paintings at the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery... though possibly they had met even earlier since Gaskin had been a member of the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society since 1890" (Letters, III, p. 474). Morris commissioned him to work on three Kelmscott Press books, including The Well at World's End in 1893. However, he was dissatisfied with Gaskin's drawings, and in early 1895 finally informed him that they would not be used, turning instead to Burne-Jones, which Gaskin accepted without demur. He and his wife visited Kelmscott in June that year, a few weeks after this letter was sent.

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         14 Photographien mit Rˆntgen-Strahlen

      With 14 Original X-Ray Photographs, Representing The Earliest Applications Of X-Rays For Use In Forensic Anthropological InquiryKONIG, Walter, [compiler]. [R÷NTGEN, Wilhelm Conrad, contributor]. 14 Photographien mit Rˆntgen-Strahlen. Aufgenommen im Physikalischen Verein zu Frankfurt A.M. Leipzig: Verlag von Johan Ambrosius Barth, 1896.One portfolio. Complete with 4 pages of text including title-page and forward and 14 (i.e. 13) original photographs on 10 mounts. The photograph on mount number 8 contains two animals side-by-side and is considered 2 photos. (portfolio size: 12 7/8 x 10 inches; 337 x 254 mm). Only four copies at libraries (British Library, Harvard, Columbia and Bibliotheque Nationale) and we could find no copies at auction in the past 50 years.This monograph (with 14 original x-ray photographs) represents some of the earliest known x-rays and specifically these photos represent some of the earliest applications of x-rays for use in forensic and the first use in anthropological inquiry.Portfolio is quarter pebbled green cloth over printed paper boards. With tie closure, but missing tie from back board. The title-page and forward by Konig are loose folded folio leaf. Photos are mounted on loose stiff gray boards, printed with captions below each photo. A bit of rubbing and repair to boards and spine at top edge. Some minor discoloration to top edge of boards. Overall very good. All photos are about fine.Contents of the photos are as follows: 1. Left hand of a man with ball in the wrist. 2. Right female forearm with bone resection. 3.[Bird] Krammtsvogel. 4. Knee joint of an Egyptian child mummy. 5. Top of an Egyptian cat mummy. 6. Female hand in glove with bracelet and bouquet. 7. Real and fake pearls. 8. Snake and turtle. 9. a) Frog. 9. b) Lobster. 10a): Glasses in wood box. 10b): the anterior and mandible of the upper and lower jaws. 10c): Fingers with gout joints."A few months after the discovery of X-rays by Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen in November 1895, the physicist Walter Koenig conducted the first radiographic investigation of mummified remains at the Physical Society of Frankfurt a.M., Germany. The results of this investigation were published in March 1896 in the monograph entitled 14 Photographs with X-rays taken by the Physical Society of Frankfurt am Main. The X-rayed objects included a bandaged ancient Egyptian child mummy from the Senckenberg Museum of Natural History. The earliest radiographic investigations of mummies focused on discovering amulets and jewelry within the body cavities, evaluating the wrappings, and determining whether human or animal bones were represented in bandages and coffins. However, the application of the novel X-ray technique included shortly afterwards the aim of assessing anthropological and paleopathological knowledge about the mummified individuals" (Zesch S, Panzer S, Rosendahl W, Nance JW Jr, Schˆnberg SO, Henzler T. "From first to latest imaging technology: Revisiting the first mummy investigated with X-ray in 1896 by using dual-source computed tomography." Eur J Radiol Open. 2016)"The application of the discovery of x-radiation by Dr. Rˆentgen of W¸rzburg, Germany, in 1895 provided an important new tool for medical practitioners throughout the world. Its application was also realized as a potential weapon by medicolegal investigators. Discovery of the location of foreign objects, including bullets, thus became a clinical as well as a forensic technique in support of the investigation of living and deceased persons. "("The history of the forensic applications in radiology." Eckert, W.G. and Garland, N.)Garrison and Morton. Norman Library.HBS 67912.$5,500

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         The Works, now newly imprinted. Edited by F. S. Ellis.

      Hammersmith: printed by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, 1896 - Folio. Original holland-backed blue paper boards, printed spine label, uncut edges. With an autograph letter on on Kelmscott House, Upper Mall, Hammersmith headed paper, dated 13 May 1895. Housed in a custom blindstamped calf solander box. Bookplates of John Charrington and H. L. Doolittle. Spine label slightly chipped, linen backstrip a little browned, touch of wear to tips, a little fraying to front joint, front hinge tender, front free endpaper lightly creased, occasional faint foxing to fore edge, text unaffected. An excellent, crisp copy of a book often met with in a later binding. Printed in black and red in Chaucer type, the titles of longer poems printed in Troy type. Double columns. With 87 woodcut illustrations after Sir Edward Burne-Jones, redrawn by Robert Catterson-Smith and cut by W. H. Hooper, woodcut title-page, 14 variously repeated woodcut borders, 18 variously repeated woodcut frames around illustrations, 27 nineteen-line woodcut initial words, numerous three-, six-, and ten-line woodcut initial letters, and woodcut printer's device, all designed by William Morris, and cut by C. E. Keates, W. H. Hooper, and W. Spielmeyer. First Kelmscott edition, one of 425 copies on paper, from the total edition of 438 copies. The most ambitious and magnificent book of the Press, it was four years in the making. Morris designed the watermark for the paper, which was copied from an Italian incunable in Morris's collection and made entirely of linen by Batchelor. It took several requests before Clarendon Press granted permission to use Skeat's new edition of Chaucer. Burne-Jones called the book a pocket cathedral it is so full of design, and the finest book ever printed; if W. M. had done nothing else it would be enough. Burne-Jones devoted all his Sundays for almost three years to the work, and Morris came to talk with him as he drew. As the artist worked he increased the number of proposed illustrations from 48 to 60 to 72 to 87, and Morris accepted each change. The process of adapting the drawings to the woodblock, and engraving them, was entrusted to W. H. Hooper and R. Catterson-Smith, with Burne-Jones closely supervising every detail. Of these lovely pictures, those for the Canterbury Tales, the Romaunt of the Rose, Troilus and Criseyde, and the Legende of Goode Wimmen are better known than those for Chaucer's translation of Boethius, his prayer to the Virgin, the Parlement of Foules, A Treatise on the Astrolabe, and the surrealistic House of Fame. All are equally beautiful, and all contain images which remind one strongly of his paintings. "The Kelmscott Chaucer is not only the most important of the Kelmscott Press's productions; it is also one of the great books of the world. Its splendour can hardly be matched among the books of the time." (Ray, The Illustrator and the Book in England). Laid in to this copy is an autograph letter signed from Morris to Arthur Joseph Gaskin (1862–1928), the wood-engraver, portrait artist, jewellery designer, and book illustrator, arranging a meeting. Gaskin had trained at the Birmingham School of Art, and the two "probably met in October 1891, when Morris gave a talk on the collection of pre-Raphaelite paintings at the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. though possibly they had met even earlier since Gaskin had been a member of the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society since 1890" (Letters, III, p. 474). Morris commissioned him to work on three Kelmscott Press books, including The Well at World's End in 1893. However, he was dissatisfied with Gaskin's drawings, and in early 1895 finally informed him that they would not be used, turning instead to Burne-Jones, which Gaskin accepted without demur. He and his wife visited Kelmscott in June that year, a few weeks after this letter was sent. Peterson A40; Sparling 40; see Franklin, Private Presses, p. 192; Robinson, William Morris, Edward Burne-Jones and the Kelmscott Chaucer. Kelvin, ed. The Collected Letters of William Morris, Volume III: 18

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         Aegypternes forestillinger om livet efter døden i forbindelse med guderne Ra og osiris.

      Kristiania 1896 - Quarto. Pp. (4), 172. Hardcover, bound in contemporary red three-quarters cloth and matching marbled boards, gilt-ruled sides, spine lettered, decorated, and dated in gilt, upper board bit sun faded. Endpapers foxed, some sporadic foxing inside, else a nice copy in a very good condition. ~ First edition. Extremely rare. Kristensen's original doctoral thesis ("Egyptian Ideas about the Hereafter in Connection with the Gods Re and Osiris"). Lithographed in its entirety from the manuscript. Willem Brede Kristensen (1867-1953). Dutch orientalist and anthropologist of Norwegian origin. He was professor for the History of Religion at the Leiden University(1901-37) and made a special study of ancient religions and anthropology, including Egyptian beliefs. He also studied Sanskrit, Hebrew, Avestian, Phoenician and Egyptian. Kristensen's work and thought were very influential and he is considered by some as "the father of many scholars in the fields of Egyptology and comparative religion i.e. De Buck, Van der Leeuw, Bleeker, and Zandee. His most well known work was "Life out of Death" (published in Dutch as "Het leven uit den dood", 1926). His collected lectures were published as "The Meaning of Religion: Lectures in the Phenomenology of Religion" (1960). See also: Heerma van Voss e.a: "Studies in Egyptian Religion Dedicated to Professor Jan Zandee" (Leiden 1982). ~ Provenance: From the library of renowned Egyptologist Prof. Heerma van Voss with his charming bookplate inside cover. Before that in the private collection of G. van der Leeuw with a small oval ink stamp to that effect. Beinlich-Seeber 11094. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Baltische Studien. AF [1.1832 - 46.1896]. Herausgegeben von der Gesellschaft für Pommersche Geschichte und Alterthumskunde. 15 in 8 Bdd.

      Stettin u. a. Friedrich Heinrich Morin u. a. 1853-1896. - je ca. 240 S., 8°. mit lithographierten Tafeln, gefalteten Tabellen und Faltkarten. Bibliotheks-Hln. Ausgemusterte Exemplare der UB Greifswald mit entsprechenden Stempeln und Klebern. Gebrauchsspuren. Die frühen Jahrgänge der noch bestehenden Zeitschrift. Vorhanden sind die Bände 15/16 (in einem Band), 17/18,1 (m.n.e.) (in einem Band), 19/20 (in einem Band), 21/22 (in einem Band), 23, 33/34 (in einem Band), 35/36 (in einem Band), 45/46 (in einem Band). Beigefügt: Baltische Studien AF 29, Viertes Heft, 1879. kt. Unbeschnitten. Starke Alterungsspuren. Enthält u. a.: Hundekorn - Verlassenschaftsinventar der Herzogin Sophie von Pommern - Sittenpolizeiliches aus dem 18. Jahrhundert. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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         Protokolle der Kommission für die zweite Lesung des Entwurfs des bürgerlichen Gesetzbuchs. Bde. 2-7 (ohne den Band 1). Dabei: Band II: Recht der Schuldverhältnisse, Abschn. II, Tit. 2-20, Abschn. III-IV; Band III: Sachenrecht; Band IV: Familienrecht; Band V: Erbrecht; Band VI: Anwendung ausländischer Gesetze; Entwurf II des Bürgerlichen Gesetzbuchs Revision; Entwurf des Einführungsgesetzes; Entwurf eines Gesetzes betr. Aenderungen des Gerichtsverfassungsgesetzes ; Band VII: Register (angefertigt von H. Jatzow).

      Berlin, Guttentag, 1896 - 844; 783; 878; 894; 804; 216 S. Schöner Original-Halblederband (mit Buntpapierüberzug auf den Buchdeckeln mit Lederecken und handgeschöpftem Buntpapier als Vorsätze). Oberer Schnitt etwas abgegriffen und fleckig. Einband berieben und bestoßen. Bibliotheksexemplar mit den entsprechenden Stempelungen und Einträgen. Innen gelegentlich etwas angeschmutzt. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 15000 24 x 17 cm, Halbleder mit umlaufendem Rotschnitt [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Galileo a madame Cristina di Lorena (1615)

      Cm. 1,7 x 1,2, pp. 206. Ritratto di Galileo inciso all'antiporta. Bross. orig. con titoli a stampa a piatto e dorso. Qualche trascurabile e fisiologico segno del tempo. Esemplare ben conservato, custodito entro cofanetto coevo. Questo celebre libro di formato minuscolo si dichiara essere il più piccolo mai stampato con caratteri mobili. Il carattere utilizzato è noto con il nome di "occhio di mosca" e fu utilizzato dallo stesso editore per l'altrettanto celebre edizione di Dante del 1878. In fine appare la dicitura: stampato coi caratteri del Dantino onde superare qualsiasi altra minuscola edizione, Maggio 1897. Cfr. Welsh, A bibliography of miniature books, 2935; Fumagalli (Lexicon a pag. 276): "...Les freres Salmin publierent en 1897 une Lettera a Galileo... qui est, peut-etre, le plus petit livre du monde, veritable". La qualità non eccelsa delle fotografie si deve alla estrema difficoltà di mettere a fuoco un oggetto alto 1,7 cm.

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         Advice to Young Anglers

      [New York: William Mills & Son], 1896. First edition. 38 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Printed tan wrappers. Sewn. Small snag at top of spine, with small chip, else fine. First edition. 38 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Amusing comments on various aspects of angling and camping. Carleton was a journalist, the managing editor of the old "Life" magazine for which he wrote the humorous "Thompson Street Poker Club" papers. He was also a successful playwright: his play "The Butterflies", featuring John Drew, made Maude Adams a star. In this book, distributed by a fishing tackle firm, he states, "If the few little precepts I have given can be of any use to the young anglers who will read them, I shall be glad. They have been of no use to me.". Not in Bruns, Sheets, Wetzel

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         Ausführliches Handbuch der Photographie. Band 4.

      Halle Knapp 1896 - (23,5 x 15,5 cm). XIV (2) 194, XII S.; SS. (195)-555. Mit 138 Abbildungen. Moderner Halbleinwandband im Stil der Zeit. Erste Ausgabe des kompletten vierten Bandes. Enthält: Die photographischen Copirverfahren mit Silbersalzen (Positiv-Process). - Die Lichtpausverfahren, die Platinotypie und verschiedene Copirverfahren ohne Silbersalze. - Das Pigmentverfahren und die Heliogravure. - Stempel auf Titel und letztem Blatt, sonst gut erhalten [Attributes: First Edition]

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         LA LECTURE RETROSPECTIVE / INCOMPLET - EN 20 VOLUMES : TOMES : 1/2/3/4/5/6/7/8/9/10/11/12/15/16/17/18/19/20/22/23- MANQUE LES VOLUMES 13/14 ET 21

      IMPRIMERIE DE LAGNY 1896 - RO20208995: 19 volumes de 672 pages, chacun augmentées d'un frontispice en noir et blanc - MANQUE LES VOLUMES 13/14 ET 21 - volume 10 "gondolé" et mors fendu - quelques rousseurs naturelles - volume 12 "LIVRE CACHETTE " : ouvrage modifié, utilisé uniquement comme objet de curiosité (voir photo) - quelques plats frottés - certains dos sont tâchés et/ou frottés - plats jaspés - titres, tomaisons, dates dorés au dos et sur pièce de titre - fleurons dorés au dos - 4 PHOTOS DISPONIBLE - MAGAZINE LITTERAIRE BI-MENSUEL - CHAQUE TOMES CONTIENT: ROMANS, CONTES, NOUVELLES, POESIES, MANQUE LES VOLUMES 13/14 ET 21 - BEAUX-ARTS, SOUVENIRS HISTORIQUES ET LITTERAIRES, VOYAGES, FANTAISIES HUMOURISTIQUES, CRITIQUE etc. In-8 Relié. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos abîmé. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 70.49-Presse illustrée, magazines, revues [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         In and Beyond the Himalayas

      1896 - A Record of Sport and Travel in the Abode of Snow.First edition. Frontispiece & 15 plates. 8vo. Original red pictorial cloth, gilt, presentation inscription on verso of half-title. xvi, 330, 32ads.pp. London and New York, Edward Arnold, Author's presentation reads: ?A.M. Caccia from this author in remembrance of many kindnesses.?Stone served as a police inspector in India and recounts here various hunting trips to the Astor River, the Hasharai, Ladakh, Chang-Chen-Mo and the Baspa Valley. He bagged ibex, bear, antelope and wild yak. ?An excellent work of hunting and adventure? (Czech). Czech, p204. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         The Heart of a Continent: a Narrative of Travels in Manchuria, across the Gobi Desert, through the Himalayas, the Pamirs, and Chitral, 1884-1894

      1896 - 4 foldings maps, (one duplicated, one in rear pocket), illustrations. Second edition. 8vo., cloth. London, John Murray. A presentation copy, inscribed on the second front free endpaper 'Mrs Ewart from F.E.Younghusband April. 1896'. Younghusband, a British Army officer, was deeply involved in what is called the 'Great Game' in the Asian Steppes, travelling vast distances on behalf of the British Empire, keeping an eye on Russian plans to invade India, exploring Tibet and Chinese Turkestan, crossing the Gobi Desert, all the while mapping his journeys and keeping scientific records. He eventually became President of the Royal Geographical Society. 2 of the folding maps torn, a tired copy, rubbed and spotted, loosely inserted a folded scrap of red paper, inscribed in Chinese characters. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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         Note sur la Réfutation de la théorie anglaise du fermage de M. Wicksteed;

      Lausanne: Ch. Viret-Genton,, [1896]. [together with:] PARETO, Vilifredo. La Courbe de la répartition de la richesse; [both works published in:] Recueil publié par la Faculté de Droit à l'occasion de l'exposition nationale Suisse Genève 1896. Quarto. Contemporary paper wrappers printed in black, edges uncut, unopened. With the glassine wrappers. Preserved in a cloth box. A few nicks and short tears to spine ends of wrappers, front wrappers a little marked, some occasional light foxing, otherwise an excellent copy. First editions of two scarce papers of the two leading figures of the Lausanne School of Economics. The first paper contains Walras' criticism of Wicksteed's An Essay on the coordination of the laws of distribution, (1894) and occupies pages 1-11 of the Recueil. Pareto's paper, printed on pages 371-87, adds substantial material to his theory of distribution. The Recueil also includes other papers by E. Lehr, A. Schnetzler, E. Roguin, C. Soldan, H. Brocher de la Fléchère, A. de Senarclens, J. Berney and H. Erman.

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         Eine neue Art von Strahlen. (Vorläufige Mittheilung). 4. Auflage. - (Und:) II. Mittheilung. 2 Teile in 1 Band.

      Würzburg Stahel 1896 - (22,5 x 15 cm). 12 S.; 9 S., 1 Bl. Verlagsanzeigen. Leinwandband der Zeit. (Sonderdrucke aus: Sitzungsber. der Würzburger Physikal.-medicin. Ges.). Hier die beiden bahnbrechenden Veröffentlichungen Röntgens; die "II. Mittheilung" in erster Ausgabe und die "Vorläufige Mittheilung" in 4. Auflage. - Nachdem der Sonderdruck der ersten (vorläufigen) Mitteilung sofort nach Erscheinen (Ende 1895) vergriffen war, kamen von ihr 1896 in rascher Folge die zweite bis fünfte Auflage heraus und bald auch die als Fortsetzung gedachte "II. Mittheilung". - Nach Würzburg zurückgekehrt, wendet sich Röntgen der Erforschung der Kathodenstrahlen zu. Hier gelingt ihm am Abend des 8. November 1895 seine epochemachende Entdeckung: Während des Experimentierens mit der Hittorf-Crookesschen Röhre beobachtet er das Fluoreszieren eines mit Bariumplatinzyanid bestrichenen Schirms, obwohl die Röhre mit einem schwarzen Karton völlig abgedeckt war. Er schließt daraus auf eine neue Art von Strahlung, deren große Durchdringungsfähigkeit ihn auf den Gedanken bringt, den absorbierenden Körper durch die eigene Hand und den Schirm durch eine photographische Platte zu ersetzen. Diese und andere physikalische Eigenschaften beschreibt er in seinen beiden Mitteilungen. Für seine Entdeckung erhält er 1901, als erster Physiker überhaupt, den Nobelpreis für Physik. - PMM 380; Dibner 162; Sparrow 171; Garrison-Morton 2683. - Beigebunden: - Levy, Max. Die Durchleuchtung des menschlichen Körpers mittels Röntgen-Strahlen zu medicinisch-diagnostischen Zwecken. Berlin. Hirschwald. 1896. 14 S., 1 Bl. Anzeigen. - Einzige Ausgabe des in der Sitzung der Berliner Physiologischen Gesellschaft gehaltenen Vortrags. Die von Levy beschriebenen Versuche "bedeuten eine erhebliche Verbesserung in der Verwendung der Röntgenstrahlen zu diagnostischen Zwecken" (Glaser). - Winkelmann, A. und R(udolph) Straubel. Über einige Eigenschaften der Röntgen'schen X-Strahlen. (Vorläufige Mittheilung). 2. um einen Nachtrag vermehrte Auflage. Jena. Fischer. 1896. 18 S. Mit 2 Tafeln in Lichtdruck. (Sonderdruck aus: Jenaische Zeitschrift für Naturwiss.). - Die beiden Forscher untersuchen die Brechbarkeit der Strahlen mit Metallprismen, die Reflexion, die Durchlässigkeit verschiedener Gläser, die Wirkung auf fotografische Schichten, die diffuse Ausbreitung durch verschiedene Medien und die Umwandlung der Strahlen mit Hilfe von Flußspath. - Poggendorff IV, 1453. - Sehr selten. - Wächter, Friedrich. Über das Verhalten der radioaktiven Uran- und Thoriumverbindungen im elektrischen Lichtbogen. (Wien. 1906). 14 S. Mit 2 (1 gefalteten) Tafeln. (Sonderdruck aus: Sitzungsber. der k. Akad. der Wiss. in Wien). - Tormin, Ludwig. Magische Strahlen. Die Gewinnung photographischer Lichtbilder lediglich durch odisch-magnetische Ausstrahlung des menschlichen Körpers. Düsseldorf. Schmitz & Olbers. 1896. 20 S. Mit 2 Abbildungen. - Die letzten beiden Schriften papierbedingt gebräunt, sonst sauber und wohlerhalten [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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         Eine neue Art von Strahlen. (Vorläufige Mittheilung). 4. Auflage.

      First Edition, 4.th printing, 12 pages sider, Würzburg Stahel,, 1896, Bound in a fine contemporary half cloth with goldprint on frontboard, wery fine copy Sonderdrucke aus: Sitzungsber. der Würzburger Physikal.-medicin

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         The Kaffirs of the Hindu Kush

      1896 - First edition. With a coloured folding map and 54 plates, & with illustrations in the text. 8vo. Original cloth, professionally rebacked, using original spine, new endpapers. Boards a little bubbled. xx, 658pp. London, Lawrence & Bullen. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         L'Enseignement Professionnel du Menuisier. 2 volumes sans atlas.

      Paris, Bibliothèque de l'Enseignement Professionnel 1896-1897 - Ouvrage orné de nombreux croquis dans le texte, de 42 vues architecturales hors texte, d'un Vocabulaire illustré. Les 2 volumes d'Atlas contenant chacun 100 planches sont manquants. Paris, Bibliothèque de l'Enseignement Professionnel - 1896 et 1897 - 572 et 565 pages. Reliure demi chagrin noir de l'époque. Dos à nerfs aux titre et auteur dorés. Pas de rousseur. Très bon état. Format in-4°(31x22). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         THE BETROTHED (HIS WAVERLEY NOVELS)

      A. CONSTABLE, 1896. Hardcover. Used; Good. Covers worn. Illustrated Plates. Sent from the UK within 24 hours. EXPEDITED UK DELIVERY AVAILABLE. Bookbarn International Inventory #1413911

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         LIFE AND LETTERS OF OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES.

      Riverside Press, Cambridge - 1896, two volumes, iv, 358; 335pp, index, illustrated, cloth and boards, paper labels at spine. Very light wear, else VG. This is the large paper edition, limited to 275 copies printed for America, this number 235. A unique item with the bookplate of author Thomas Bailey Aldrich, and an autograph note signed (initials only), from Holmes to Aldrich, explaining that he cannot attend a reception held by the publisher of the Atlantic Monthly magazine in honor of Holmes' 70th birthday. Holmes could not attend because his wife was deathly ill, and, in fact, died only a few days after Holmes declined to attend. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., (1809-1894), was a physician, professor, and man of letters. He was the father of the great jurist with the same name. Two volumes; requires additional shipping charges. A unique item; includes the Bailey bookplate at front pastedown, Holmes' note, and the original mailing envelope post-marked February 3, 1888, and a small obituary notice, glued at front endpaper, and a column about Dr. Holmes and 'dunnum' glued to the final free endpaper. Volume II has the invitation from the Atlantic Monthly to Holmes, and a portrait of Holmes glued at front endpaper. See BAL 9060 for book reference. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         THE ISLAND OF DOCTOR MOREAU

      London: Heinemann, 1896. First Edition. Quarto; VG-; Tan cloth boards and spine with black and red lettering, island image embossed on front board; Some wear to the edges, corners bumped and slightly fraying; Spine is toned and darker than the boards; deckle cut pages age-toned but free of marking; some slight cracking starting at gutters, but binding still secure; 1896 date on title page with no other dates or printings listed. Association Copy: Bookplate of Lytton Strachey on front paste down. True first printing, Curry binding A, catalog state B (no priority) 219 pages with several pages of advertisements. Shelved in case 2. Dupont.

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         The Lark . . . Nos. 1-24 + The Epilark [all published]

      San Francisco: William Doxey, 1896-1897 - 25 issues in 2 vols, 8vo, original pictorial beige cloth, black lettering. Two plates and numerous illustrations and vignettes in the text. ? One of the most original and imaginative American fin-de-siËcle magazines, instigated by a group of San Francisco artists and writers, led by Gelett Burgess and including Ernest Peixotto, Willis Polk, Porter Garnett, Yone Noguchi, Maynard Dixon and Frank Norris, who called themselves Les Jeunes. Burgess' famous verse "The Purple Cow!" is in the first issue. Hinges skillfully repaired; bindings a little spotted; paper slightly browned (as always); very good copy. Harlan, At the Sign of the Lark, 20 First edition, second issue of issue number 1 with the Doxey imprint replacing the C. A. Murdock imprint. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         The Lark Nos 1-24 + The Epilark [all published]

      San Francisco: William Doxey, 1896-1897, 1896. First edition, second issue of issue number 1 with the Doxey imprint replacing the C. A. Murdock imprint. Harlan, At the Sign of the Lark, 20. Hinges skillfully repaired; bindings a little spotted; paper slightly browned (as always); very good copy.. 25 issues in 2 vols, 8vo, original pictorial beige cloth, black lettering. Two plates and numerous illustrations and vignettes in the text. One of the most original and imaginative American fin-de-siècle magazines, instigated by a group of San Francisco artists and writers, led by Gelett Burgess and including Ernest Peixotto, Willis Polk, Porter Garnett, Yone Noguchi, Maynard Dixon and Frank Norris, who called themselves Les Jeunes. Burgess' famous verse "The Purple Cow!" is in the first issue.

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         Okkulte Erlebnisse. Erstausg. Exemplar 42/90 der signierten! Vorzugsausgabe mit der Porträt-Radierung Thomas Manns.

      64 S., 2 Bll., mit 1 blattgroßen Radierung, Gr.-8, Blauer O-Ecrasélederband mit vergoldeten Fileten, Deckel-, Rücken- u. Innenkantenvergoldung, grün-goldene Vorsatzpapiere u. dreiseitiger Goldschnitt. Im O-Schuber mit Lederkanten Einmalige Auflage in 300 Exemplaren, die ersten 90 (vorl. 42) mit einer Porträtradierung Thomas Manns von Karl Dannemann (1896-1945, Schauspieler u. Maler, als Student Meisterschüler von Max Slevogt), die sowohl von Dannemann als auch von Thomas Mann signiert ist! Eine zweite Signatur Thomas Manns hinten unter dem Druckvermerk. - Von dieser Ausgabe kamen nur 75 Expl. in den Handel. Einband u. Vergoldung aus der Werkstatt Holzey & Sohn, Leipzig. Titel in Blau u. Schwarz breitrandiger Pressendruck von Poeschel & Trepte in Leipzig gedruckt in Grasset-Antiqua auf Zanders-Hadernpapier. - Der Text basiert auf vier spiritistischen Sitzungen mit Albert von Schrenck-Notzing u. dem Medium Willi Schneider. Die Protokolle, die der Niederschrift von "Okkulte Erlebnisse" vorangingen, wurden erstmals von Schrenck-Notzing in "Experimente der Fernbewegung" (S.253-262) veröffentlicht. Etliche Formulierungen u. sogar ganze Abschnitte aus dem vorliegendem Essay hat Thomas Mann auch in seinen im selben Jahr erschienenen Roman "Zauberberg" übernommen (im Kapitel "Fragwürdigstes" vgl. P. Pytlik: Okkultismus und Moderne. Ein kulturhistorisches Phänomen und seine Bedeutung für die Literatur um 1900. Schöningh 2005, S.115ff). - Schuber leicht berieben u. bestossen Rücken etwas verfärbt, Ecken min. berieben ein gutes u. schönes Expl.

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         Raccolta di sedici estratti originali e cinque lettere autografe.

      Roma, 1901/1910, sedici pubblicazioni originali rilegate in un volume in 8vo mezza tela con titoli fregi dorati al dorso apposita tasca in fine contenente cinque lettere manoscritte dell'On. Generale Luchinio dal Verme indirizzate al Gen. Corticelli, datate Roma, 5 febbraio 1902, Palermo 7 marzo 1902, Palermo 30 novembre 1908, Milano 9 dicembre 1908 (biglietto in busta intestata e affrancata) e Roma 4 ottobre 1910. Oltre a quattro ritagli di giornali dell'epoca. Le pubblicazioni sono : Sulle spese straordinarie militari. Discorso pronunciato alla Camera dei Deputati il 27 marzo 1901. + Sulle spese per la marina. Discorso pronunciato alla Camera dei Deputati il 1 maggio 1901. + Sulle spese militari. Discorso pronunciato alla Camera dei Deputati il 8 giugno 1909. + Il generale Govone a Custoza. + Dopo Custoza. + L'Italia nel libro di Lord Cromer. + Inchiesta sulla guerra boera. + La guerra nell'Estremo Oriente. + Tre mesi di guerra nell'Estremo Oriente. + La guerra nell'Estremo Oriente (5 maggio - 25 luglio) + (25 luglio) - 5 ottobre) + (2 ottobre 1904 - 6 gennaio 1905) + (6 gennaio - 8 aprile). + La battaglia di Tsuscima. + La pace nell'Estremo Oriente. + L'esercito russo e la guerra giapponese. Commenti storici e critici del generale Kuropatkin. Il generale Carlo Corticelli di Bergamo fu incaricato nel 1896 dell'inchiesta tecnica sulla battaglia di Adua. Se il Gen. Baratieri fu assolto è anche merito delle affermazioni del perito tecnico Corticelli. Rarita' assoluta!!

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         JUDE THE OBSCURE

      1896. With an Etching by H. Macbeth-­Raeburn and a Map of Wessex. (London:) James R. Osgood, McIlvaine & Co., (1896). Original dark blue-green cloth with monogram device in gilt. First Edition of Hardy's last great novel, issued as Vol. VIII of "The Wessex Novels." Titled HEARTS INSURGENT at the time of its serial appearance, the book was ahead of its time; the depiction of Jude and his cousin Sue settling down together and having two children (though unmarried) was too much for the 1890s public. After JUDE (and due in part to the outcry over it), Hardy was to spend his remaining 30+ years writing only verse.~In this copy, the last pages of chapters are numbered only in gatherings "B" plus "E"-through-"H". Some copies have such pages numbered in "A" through "H", but in most copies, as here, some but not all of the first eight gatherings have numbered pages, presumably as later sheets were gradually altered to conform to the latter part of the book (they are never numbered in gatherings "I" onward).~This is a very good-plus copy, perhaps near-fine (spine cloth slightly wrinkled, a touch of wear at the corners, endpapers slightly cracked). Purdy pp 86-91.

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         La cucina futurista

      Milano: Sonzogno, (19?) - In-16 (18 cm) (2) c. (di tavole) 267. Qualche illustrazione nel testo. Brossura editoriale senza piatto. Al frontespizio il N°2769. Con giudizi sul futurismo di: B. Mussolini, F. Romagnoli, P.Fort, Vittorio Pica, I. Goll, G. Kahn, Notari, U. Ojetti, Benedetto Croce, Arturo Labriola, A. G. Bragaglia e diversi altriMeriano Francesco (1896-1934): poeta, scrittore futurista, giornalista. Prima edizione. Condizioni ottime. Marinetti Filippo Tommaso (1876-1944): fondatore del movimento futurista, poeta, scrittore, ha scritto anche in francese. Nato ad Alessandria d'Egitto e morto a Bellagio (CO). 20mo secolo [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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         Sense and Sensibility

      Macmillan, UK 1896 - 1st Edition Thus 1896. New edition with new line drawings by Hugh Thomson. With the original Art Nouveau board and endpaper desgns by the formost Art Nouveau designer A Turbayne. Book is very good++ and bright. Edges lightly rubbed in places. Corners a little softened. Contents good. Small inscription to inner page. Light foxing to title pages. More images can be taken upon request. Ref Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         The Heart of a Continent a Narrative of Travels in Manchuria across the Gobi Desert through the Himalayas the Pamirs and Chitral 1884 1894

      4 foldings maps, (one duplicated, one in rear pocket), illustrations. Second edition. 8vo., cloth. London, John Murray.

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         Aan D. ingang Van den Hout [set: 'Gesiten buyten Haarlem'].

      - Figures at the entrance of the woods: figures by a fence, riding horses, and animals. Titled at the bottom: 'Aan D. ingang Van den Hout', numbered on the right: '2'. On verso collector's marks: Pieter Willem van Doorne (1896-1971) [L. 4731], Pim van Eekelen (Amsterdam 1923-1984) (L.5101). Etching on paper, with margins; plate mark: 152 x 183 mm, total: 174 x 207 mm; state II/2, in outstanding condition; Hollstein 2.

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         The Scholar Gipsies

      1896 - Frontispiece, title page and five other illustrations etched by D.Y. Cameron. First edition. 8vo., original quarter dark brown cloth, lettered and elaborately decorated on the spine, over pale brown decorated cloth, printed in black. London, John Lane. Binding slightly soiled over-all, and a little bumped. The copy of St. John Lucas Lucas [sic] with his ownership inscription and an ALS from Buchan laid down on the front endpaper. The letter, from1901, thanks him for having sent his new play, and makes a most elaborate apology for the delay in replying to it ? . . . I lost it, and it was found by the gamekeeper's wife, who returned it to me two days ago having doubtless read it & so permanently unhinged her mind.? [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Traité d'électrothérapie oculaire.

      Paris, Maloine, 1896.. Octavo. Pp. iv, 479. With 17 wood-engraved illustrations. Hardcover, bound in contemporary polished calf and marbled boards, marbled endpapers, extremities trifle rubbed. In a very good condition. ~ First edition. Pierre Pansier (1864-1939). Very rare early treatise on the implementation of electrotherapy in ophthalmology. The rare illustrations depict some of the very early models of electrotherapeutic machines and electrical stimulation equipment used for the purpose.

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         Manuscript Journal of an Imperial German Marine Volunteer, Recournting His Numerous Voyages, China, Japan, Russia, the Phillipines, Brazil and Patagonia, Over a Period of Seven Years.

      Kiel [Northern Germany], 1896-1899., 1896. Fair copy manuscript account written by Johann Heinrich Hermann Neubauer (born 1874) who was a volunteer in the German Imperial Navy, recounting his numerous voyages and service in vast corners of the globe including China, Japan, Russia, the Phillipines, Brazil and Patagonia, over a period of seven years, looking back to his naval training in April 1892 and leading up to December 1899. Especially captivating are the descriptions of China and South America. With frontis portrait photograph of the writer in navy attire, taken in Nagasaki, and manuscript dedication to adjacent leaf dated 18 December 1896 when he began the work. Text is in German. With tipped-in manuscript message by a Navy Captain on the stationery of the SMS Gefion pertaining to 13 July 1896, and a tipped-in German newspaper printed in Tsingtao 29 March 1899. 8vo. 271 in manuscript. Brown cloth boards, original endpapers. Significant wear to tipped-in newspaper, volume lacks spine, otherwise very good condition, internally crisp and bright, a pleasing naval memoire in a fine hand, centered largely on China. German imperialism is the distinct theme in this manuscript volume, which features naval service during the occupation of Kiautschou Bay, and foremost German colonial influence over Tsingtao as its primary East Asia trading and naval post, while offering detailed observations of the Tsingtao in particular. Up and coming German colonies in Brazil also appear in the journal as the writer served on a vessel sent to quell the Brazilian Naval Revolts (Revoltas da Armada) in Rio de Janeiro in 1893. A voyage was further made to Manila in an effort to secure German colonial possessions in the Philippines. Replete with adventure as he sailed around the world observing and participating in colonial Germany's foreign expansion and commerce, particularly in China. Following a briefing of his earliest voyages, some twenty-five pages describe his adventures with SMS Alexandrine in South America. In 1893 this vessel was sent to Brazil where the Revolta da Armada (Revolt of the Fleet), though not a direct attack, did threaten German interests. Continuing with SMS Alexandrine, the writer would find himself in Japan, the ship and her captain being commissioned to monitor the First Sino-Japanese War of 1894-1895. . Inscribed and Signed By Author. Manuscript.

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         An Outcast of the Islands

      London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1896. First edition, with "this" for "their" on p. 26, l. 31; "Absolution" for "ablution" p. 110, l. 12; "9" missing on p. 129; and "hate" for "fate" on p. 356, l. 26. Title-page in red and black. [ii, ads], [vi], 391, [1] pp. 1 vols. 8vo (200 x 135 mm). Publisher's green cloth, gilt spine title, gilt top edge. Minor browning to endleaves, else very fine. First edition, with "this" for "their" on p. 26, l. 31; "Absolution" for "ablution" p. 110, l. 12; "9" missing on p. 129; and "hate" for "fate" on p. 356, l. 26. Title-page in red and black. [ii, ads], [vi], 391, [1] pp. 1 vols. 8vo (200 x 135 mm). Presentation Copy, Inscribed. Presentation copy of the first edition, inscribed "From the author" on the front flyleaf (Galsworthy's copy, also a presentation, bore a similar inscription, Seeger part I, lot 9, Sotheby's, 10 July 2013). With a pencil note on the front pastedown that this copy was "Inscribed by the author to F.C. Redmayne. "The publication of Conrad's second book was plagued with problems. A fire destroyed the original electrotype plates late in 1895 and the book was hastily reset and proofed, leaving in an inordinate number of typos and dropped letters. The number of copies printed is unknown, but presentation copies as fine as this are rarely encountered. Cagle A2(2) binding a; Ehrsam, p. 293; Keating 4; Smith 2; Wise, Conrad 2

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         THE ISLAND OF DOCTOR MOREAU

      Heinemann, London 1896 - Quarto; VG-; Tan cloth boards and spine with black and red lettering, island image embossed on front board; Some wear to the edges, corners bumped and slightly fraying; Spine is toned and darker than the boards; deckle cut pages age-toned but free of marking; some slight cracking starting at gutters, but binding still secure; 1896 date on title page with no other dates or printings listed. Association Copy: Bookplate of Lytton Strachey on front paste down. True first printing, Curry binding A, catalog state B (no priority) 219 pages with several pages of advertisements. Shelved in case 2. Dupont. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         LLOYD'S NATURAL HISTORY. COMPLETE SET OF 16 VOLUMES.

      London ;- Edward Lloyd Limited. / 1897 1896 - AN EXCELLENT SET OF THIS CLASSIC COLLECTION IN VERY GOOD, ORIGINAL GILT & BLACK DECORATED, MAROON CLOTH ! Crown 8vo. 16 volumes comprising ;- British Birds 4 vols./ Game Birds 2 vols./ Butterflies & Moths 5 vols./ Monkeys 2 vols./ Mammals / Marsupials / Cats etc. (The 2 vols. Game Birds have darker maroon spines) Authors include ;- R. Lydekker, H.O.Forbes, W.F. Kirby and W.R.Ogilvie-Grant . ILLUSTRATED WITH STRIKING COLOUR CHROMO PLATES. (extra postage required) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Kabinettphotographie mit eh. U. recto und eh. Widmung und U. verso.

      Berlin, 11. VIII. 1896. - 142:101 mm auf etwas größerem Trägerkarton. Tadellos erhaltenes Portrait en face aus dem Atelier Franz Kühn, Berlin. Die umseitige Widmung "mit ergebenstem Grusse" an Generalleutnant von Schubert. - Selten.

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        14 Photographien mit Röntgen-Strahlen Aufgenommen im Physikalischen Verein zu Frankfurt A.M.

      Leipzig Verlag von Johan Ambrosius Barth 1896 - With 14 Original X-Ray Photographs, Representing The Earliest Applications Of X-Rays For Use In Forensic Anthropological Inquiry KONIG, Walter, [compiler]. [RÖNTGEN, Wilhelm Conrad, contributor]. 14 Photographien mit Röntgen-Strahlen. Aufgenommen im Physikalischen Verein zu Frankfurt A.M. Leipzig: Verlag von Johan Ambrosius Barth, 1896. One portfolio. Complete with 4 pages of text including title-page and forward and 14 (i.e. 13) original photographs on 10 mounts. The photograph on mount number 8 contains two animals side-by-side and is considered 2 photos. (portfolio size: 12 7/8 x 10 inches; 337 x 254 mm). This monograph (with 14 original x-ray photographs) represents some of the earliest known x-rays and specifically these photos represent some of the earliest applications of x-rays for use in forensic and the first use in anthropological inquiry. Portfolio is quarter pebbled green cloth over printed paper boards. With tie closure, but missing tie from back board. The title-page and forward by Konig are loose folded folio leaf. Photos are mounted on loose stiff gray boards, printed with captions below each photo. A bit of rubbing and repair to boards and spine at top edge. Some minor discoloration to top edge of boards. Overall very good. All photos are about fine. Contents of the photos are as follows: 1. Left hand of a man with ball in the wrist. 2. Right female forearm with bone resection. 3.[Bird] Krammtsvogel. 4. Knee joint of an Egyptian child mummy. 5. Top of an Egyptian cat mummy. 6. Female hand in glove with bracelet and bouquet. 7. Real and fake pearls. 8. Snake and turtle. 9. a) Frog. 9. b) Lobster. 10a): Glasses in wood box. 10b): the anterior and mandible of the upper and lower jaws. 10c): Fingers with gout joints. "A few months after the discovery of X-rays by Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen in November 1895, the physicist Walter Koenig conducted the first radiographic investigation of mummified remains at the Physical Society of Frankfurt a.M., Germany. The results of this investigation were published in March 1896 in the monograph entitled 14 Photographs with X-rays taken by the Physical Society of Frankfurt am Main. The X-rayed objects included a bandaged ancient Egyptian child mummy from the Senckenberg Museum of Natural History. The earliest radiographic investigations of mummies focused on discovering amulets and jewelry within the body cavities, evaluating the wrappings, and determining whether human or animal bones were represented in bandages and coffins. However, the application of the novel X-ray technique included shortly afterwards the aim of assessing anthropological and paleopathological knowledge about the mummified individuals" (Zesch S, Panzer S, Rosendahl W, Nance JW Jr, Schönberg SO, Henzler T. "From first to latest imaging technology: Revisiting the first mummy investigated with X-ray in 1896 by using dual-source computed tomography." Eur J Radiol Open. 2016) "The application of the discovery of x-radiation by Dr. Röentgen of Würzburg, Germany, in 1895 provided an important new tool for medical practitioners throughout the world. Its application was also realized as a potential weapon by medicolegal investigators. Discovery of the location of foreign objects, including bullets, thus became a clinical as well as a forensic technique in support of the investigation of living and deceased persons. "("The history of the forensic applications in radiology." Eckert, W.G. and Garland, N.) Garrison and Morton. Norman Library. HBS 67912. $5,500 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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