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GRILLPARZER, FRANZ,
Das Goldene Vliess.
0. Dramatisches Gedicht in drei Abtheilungen. Wien, Wallishausser, 1822; t.p. 302pp.; cont. half marbled calf, ornamental gilt rules to spine, orange-coloured lettering-piece, marbled boards, yellow edges; spine a little rubbed, slight abrasure to marbled paper of front board. A near-fine copy of the first edition.
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GRILLPARZER, FRANZ,
Das Goldene Vliess.
0. Dramatisches Gedicht in drei Abtheilungen. Wien, Wallishausser, 1822; t.p. 302pp.; cont. half marbled calf, ornamental gilt rules to spine, orange-coloured lettering-piece, marbled boards, yellow edges; spine a little rubbed, slight abrasure to marbled paper of front board. A near-fine copy of the first edition.
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GRILLPARZER, FRANZ,
Konig Ottokars Glueck Und Ende.
0. Trauerspiel in fuenf Aufzuegen. Wien, Wallishausser, 1825; t.p. 190pp.; cont. half marbled calf, ornamental rules to spine, orange-coloured lettering-piece, marbled boards, yellow edges; two very slight abrasures to paper of front board. A fine copy of the First Edition.
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GUIZOT, F.P.G.,
Discours Academiques
0. suivis des discours prononcés pour la distribution des prix au concours generale de l'Université et devant diverses sociétés réligieuses, et de trois essais de philosophie littéraire et politique. Paris, Didier, 1861; iv, 424 pp.; contemporary morocco-backed marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt with raised bands; corners a little worn, short, barely visible split to front joint, edges minimally rubbed, slight foxing, mostly confined to first few pages and last gatherings. Signed presentation copy of the first edition of this collection of papers, some of which date back as far as the eighteen-twenties. The three essays which follow the addresses are on "Encyclopédie" - 58 pages including a well-researched historical bibliography of encyclopedias published in Europe - "Abrégé", and "Élections" (on political elections, c. 40 pp.). This copy was inscribed, signed and given as a birthday present to the English woman of letters Charlotte Mary Yonge. author of family and historical novels and of children's books, popular educator, and devout Anglican. It's possible that the blue silk bookmark, now at page 223, the beginning of an address to the "Société Biblique Protestante" on 30th April 1851, was left there by her or by the author. Several further addresses concern religious instruction or education. A very attractive association copy, which documents an Anglo-French friendship, and is itself a document of French history as well as of Victorian history.
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Book number: IS002106
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Keywords: Frenchall Ianweb Antiquarian Rare Signed Copies French History French Literature Association Copies Nineteenth Century Antiquarian Rare Charlotte Mary Yonge Religious Education Religion Protestantism

 
HAECKEL, ERNST:
Ursprung Und Entwicklung Thierischer Gewebe. Ein Histogenetischer Beitrag Zur Gastrea-Theorie.
. Separat-Abbruck [ = offprint ] aus der Jen. Ueitschrift für Naturwissenschaft, Bd. XVIII N.F. XI. Bd. - Jena, Gustav Fischer, 1884, 8°, [4]71 pp. no front cover. With a signed dedication by the author to Dr. Rudolf Buri dated Jena, 4.8.1894. First Edition! Ernst Heinrich Haeckel (1834-1919), prominent German biologist, zoologist, and philosopher. He studied medicine and natural philosophy at Würzburg, Berlin, and Vienna, and became professor of zoology, Jean (1865-1908). He is famous for his work on a number of scientific expeditions to Canary Islands (1866-67), Red Sea (1873), Ceylon (1881-82), Java (1900-01), among others. Haeckel was the first German advocate of organic evolution and early supporter of Darwin and evolution. Haeckel enunciated biogenetic law that in the development of the individual animal the stages in the evolutionary history of the postulating species are repeated, postulating as illustration a hypothetical ancestral form (gastraea) represented by the gastrula stage of the individual; first to draw up a genealogical tree relating the various animal orders. His works include Monographie der Radiolaren (1862), Generelle Morphologie der Organismen (1866), Naturliche Schopfungsgeschichte Anthropogenie order Entwicklungsgeschichte (1868), des Menschen (1874), Studien zur Gastraeatheorie (1877), Monismus als Band zwischen Religion und Wissenschaft (1892), and Weltratzel (1899). DIF DSB.
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HAKER, RICHARD STRUVE,
Hoelderlin.
0. 1942. Tribut einer Ehrfurcht. Bogota, 1942; 124 pp. with frontispiece portrait; 23 x 18 cm.; publisher's printed wrappers reproducing the same portrait as the frontispiece; largely unopened; neat repair to verso of wrapper. A very rare tribute to Hoelderlin published by in war-time exile. The first part of the book (about half the contents) narrates "Hoelderlin's Leben", in prose. The second part consists of "Sonette und Balladen" by Haker on Hoelderlin-related themes. This work was printed, in Colombia, at the end of 1942, in anticipation of the 100th anniversary of Hoelderlin's death. To quote the blurb on the wrapper: " Sie erinnert an das Ewige des Deutschtums, an das, was alle Zeiten und Alle fluechtigen Wechsel uebedauert: an das, was man die unsterbliche Seele des deutschen Volkes nennen koennte. In der biographischen Skizze findet der Leser sich unter deutschen Menschen, in den Versen erscheinen ihm alle die seelischen Zuege deutschen Wesens, die uns als wertvoll und als unverlierbar gelten .. Solche deutsche Art, wie sie Hoelderlin kennzeichnet, wuerde in unseren Tagen unter gleich tragischem Stern stehen, und so mag es wohl geschehen, dass ein jeder von uns in diesem Dichterleben ein wenig seines eigenen Lebens, seiner eigenen Wuensche, Hoffnungen und Enttaeuschungen wiederfindet ..".
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HALLEUR, G.C.HERMANN,
The Art of Photography.
0. 1854. Instructions in the Art of Producing Photograhic Pictures in any Colour, and on any Material, for the Use of Beginners; and also of those who have already obtained some Proficiency in the Art; and of Engravers on Copper, Stone, Wood etc..with Practical Hints..by F.Schubert, Painter. London: John Weale, 1854; xii, 108, [24]pp. with a few wood-engr. text illustrations; publisher's flexible cloth boards, expertly rebacked with old spine laid down, front cover creased, printed label chipped with loss, very occasional small spots. A good copy. First English Edition.
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Book number: IS0026
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HARDY, C. STUART (ILLUSTRATOR)
Merry Folk. A Book for the Children's Playtime.
. London, Ernest Nister, New York, E.P. Dutton & Co. n.d. [189-] (printed in Bavaria) landscape forma 24 x 28 cm.[61pp.] with 16 fine Chromo Lithographic plates and b/w illustrations in the text by L. Stuart Hardy. Coloured illustrated front board, Red cloth spine, edges & corners worn, text slightly browned. the plates are wonderful [ OCLC Number: 13757254 ] dedication in ink on page opposite first text page with date Christmas 1900.
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Book number: WO0034
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HAYM, R.,
Wilhelm Von Humboldt
0. 1856. Lebensbild und Charakteristik. Berlin, Rudolf Gaertner, 1856; xiv, 642 pp.; contemporary half leather, spine lettered in gilt and decorated in blind, marbled edges; spine minimally rubbbed and minimally discoloured, slight spotting, mostly marginal. First edition.
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Book number: IS00985TRAVE
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Catalogue: Philosophy
Keywords: Ianweb Travemuende German History German Biography 19th Century Germqn Philosophy Linguistics Antiquarian Rare

 
HAZLITT, WILLIAM,
The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte.
0. 1834. London: Printed for Hunt and Clarke, York Street, Covent Garden. 1834; 535, 572, [iv] pp.; half buckram over blue paper-covered boards in style of the original binding (which was brown pebble-grain cloth over blue paper-covered boards), original spine with printed paper label mounted. An excessively rare and apparently unrecorded re-issue or re-printing of Volumes I and II of Hazlitt's "Life of Napoleon" by its original publisher. The title-page, at least, was newly-printed, and like the original printed label on the spine [preserved in this copy] implies the contents comprise a complete text of the biography: there is no mention of "Vol.I" on the title-page, no separately-printed title-page for Volume II, and no suggestion the work might comprise further volumes; the signatures to the separate gatherings, however, mostly bear the indication "Vol. I" or "Vol. II". These first two volumes of the work were first published in 1828, by Hunt and Clarke; but the firm went bankrupt, and Hazlitt himself lost two hundred pounds over its publication. New publishers, Effingham Wilson with Chapman & Hall, published Volumes III and IV in 1830, re-issuing Volumes I & II with new title-pages, giving their own imprint. The copy offered here, however, was apparently marketed four years subsequently by the original publisher and from the old address. The last four pages consist of Hunt and Clarke's advertisements, beginning with Hazlitt's "Notes of a Journey Through France and Italy" and ending with Hone's edition of Strutt's "Sports and Pastimes" ["on the 1st of February .. to prevent disappointment, orders for the large paper edition are particularly requested as early as possible."] Hone's "Sports and Pastimes" came out in 1830, so it seems safe to assume that these four pages of advertisements also date back to the year of the bankruptcy. It remains a mystery for whose benefit this volume was published, with its deceptive title-page suggesting it was the complete work, in one volume; and why it should be so rare.
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Book number: IS00844
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HEINSE, JOH. PH.,
Hausmittel-Apotheke
0. 1838. oder Sammlung vieler, aus dem allgem. Anzeiger und mehreren vorzueglichen medizinischen Schriften zum besten der leidenden Menschheit als zuverlaessig empfohlenen einfachen und zusammengesetzten Heil- und Hilfsmittell .. Als freundliche Zugabe Hufeland's Haus- und Reise-Apotheke. Blumenau / Rudolstadt, 1838; lii, 372 pp.; contemporary marbled boards, red printed lettering piece; head of spine bumped, library code at base of spine, repeated in ink at head of subscriber's list, embrowned or spotted, unobtrusive early dampstain to about half the contents. Methods and recipes for alleviating pain and illness for people who, for whatever reason, cannot consult a doctor. The book is subtitled: Ein Not- und Hilfsbuch zunaechst fuer von Aerzten entlegen wohnenden Familienvaeter, Hausmuetter und Auswanderer. One wonders how many copies of this book accompanied emigrating couple to America, and how many survived. Pencil note on front paste-down: "Geschenk von Dr. Hermann Loewe".
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HOFFMANN, HEINRICH,
Bastian Der Faulpelz.
0. Eine Bildergeschichte fuer Kinder.c.24.5 x 18 cm.; 2 - 24 pp. each with half-page hand-coloured illustration and letterpress verse text, all within a plain ruled border; twentieth-century canvas-backed marbled paper-covered boards; lacking the title-page and the first page, the second page torn with loss to margin and border and mounted on paper, very small marginal loss to last page also, which is mounted on paper too, some spots and finger-marks, two closed tears, but contents generally clean or fairly clean. Heinrich Hofmann, beside his profession of doctor and psychiatrist, was the author of many children's books, including "König Nussknacker" and "Der Struwelpeter". This is one of his most ingenious illustrated stories in verse, a cautionary tale about the importance of learning to read, and the dire consequences for its hero, Bastian, of not trying to. One day when he is playing truant, his dreams are interrupted by a succession of strange people who embody and display the letters of the dreaded word "Faulpelz" ("Lazybones"). He ignores their warnings. Hoffmann believed in teaching children by example, not by precept, which is why his characters so often live out the consequences of their conduct or misconduct to their bitter end. In this tale he is obviously also taking the opportunity to teach his audience some of the alphabet at the same time. Since our copy lacks the title-page (as well as page 1), we have taken the title for cataloguing purposes from another source. We believe this is the edition published in Frankfurt by the Literarische Anstalt, probably between c.1860 and c.1870, the illustrations being coloured by hand. Colour facsimiles of the two missing pages are loosely inserted at the beginning of the volume, which has been restored at some time with great care, and bound using hand-marbled paper for the boards.
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Book number: IS001090
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HUMBOLDT, WILHELM VON,
Ueber Die Verschiedenheit
0. 1836. des Menschlichen Sprachbaues und ihren Einfluss auf die geistige Entwickelung des Menschengeschlechts. Berlin, gedruckt in der Druckerei der Koeniglichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1836; 4to; xi, [i], 511pp.; near-contemporary German half black morocco over cobbled boards, spine with raised bands, lettered in gilt and ruled in gilt and blind, marbled edges, corners slightly rubbed some light embrowning or spotting, mostly marginal. First edition.
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JACOBSON, HOWARD [AND OTHERS],
Dr. F.R. Leavis:
0. 1963. The Ogre of Downing Castle and other stories by Howard Jacobson, Chris Terry, P.J.Jewel. Oxford, 1963; [12pp.]; orig. printed wrps; a few small stains to covers, rust marks to centre margins fom staples, a few very slight marks to contents. First edition of this rare pamphlet, defending Leavis against a massed critical attack by Kermode, Wain, Cox, and Bayley. who in turn had apparently been provoked by an attack Leavis had made on C.P.Snow. The longest piece is Jacobson's "The Ogre of Downing Castle", Apparently not published - the imprint reads "Oxonian Press/Queen Street/Oxford".
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JOSEPHUS, FLAVIUS,
Historien Und Buecher
0. 1571.. vom juedischen Krieg .. alles aus dem urspruenglichen Griechischen Exemplar .. verteutscht. Two parts in one volume, Frankfurt, 1571; folio; [5ll] including engraved title-page, [1l.] [blank], 348 ll, with 83 large wood-cut illustrations, + 177 ll. with 14 wood-cut illustrations [making 97 woodcuts in all], final leaf with colophon & large printer's device of Georg Raben/und Weygand Hanen Erben; contemporary pigskin dated 1572, decorative brass bosses and holders for the now-lost metal clasps; the pigskin of the front hinge cracked but holding firmly, slanting crack in the skin on the front board, with slight loss of surface, another small surface hole the size of a small coin on front board; pale library stamp on front blank and verso of last page, scattered marginal library stamps (very small)); contents lightly browned, with a stabhole in c. 80 leaves which affectsa few letters. The front board - somewhat darkened - bears the title in capitals, and the date 1572 in a once dyed or painted central panel; the blind-stamped ornament of the boards is clearer on the brighter rear board: it includes panels of acorns, fleurs-de-lys, and small historical portraits. This copy is made particularly interesting by a contemporary full-page manuscript ex-libris in black, red, yellow, and silver with a full-page armorial crest and the name "Johan Tobing her Leonardes Son" painted directly on to the front paste-down. The name of a much later English owner is written neatly in small letters above, in the top margin. The book later passed to Stoke-on-Trent Public Library, who consigned it with other books to auction in 2006. Text in German.
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Book number: IS00732
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Keywords: Ianwebi Rare Antiquarian History Judaica Jewish Studies Ancient World Classical Antiquity Renaissance Fine Printing Bindings Illustrated Bibliophile Ex-Libris

 
JUNCKER, CHRISTIAN. [1668 - 1714 ].
Das Guldene Und Silberne Ehren-Gedächtniß Des Theuren Gottes-Lehrers D. Martini Lutheri. In Welchem Dessen Leben, Tod, Familie Und Reliquien, Benebst Den Vornehmsten Geschichten Der Evangelischen Reformation, Wie Auch Der Evangelischen Jubel-Feyern,
1706. umständlich beschrieben, und auf eine sonderbar anmuthige Art, aus mehr als zwey hundert Medaillen oder Schau-Müntzen und Bildnissen von rarer Curiosität, mit auserlesenen Anmerkungen, erkläret werden. Durch Christian Juncker/Dresdensen, Hoch-Fürstlichen Sachsen-Hennebergischen gesamten Historiographum. Schleusingen, gedruckt von Georg Wilhelm Göbel, und zu finden in Franckfurt und Leipzig / Beij Johann Andreä Endters sel. Sohn und Erben, ANNO M DCC VI , [1706]. (195 x 120mm). [LVI] 562, [xii = Register] + 2 blank leaves. Complete with the double-page frontispiece and 8 full-page engraved plates of portraits, some of which folding, included in the pagination. Also a folding genealogical chart [not included in the pagination ] With 213 copper-engraved impressions of medals in the text. Decorative head- and tail-pieces and initials. Printed in Fraktur, Half-title, Title-page printed in red and black, In full contemporary vellum binding.title handwritten in ink on spine which also has a few remnants of a typed label. A very good and tight copy, a few mm. missing from top corner of f. e.p. and first blank . First enlarged German edition of the Latin edition. - Contains medals concerning Luther, Brenz, Bucer, Calvin, Melanchton, Menno Symons, Viret, Zwingli, Cromwell, Erasmus, Dürer, etc. see: Lipsius p. 204. Jackson 1432. / Mit 1 gestoch. Titel, 1 genealog. Tabelle, 8 ganzs. Portraitkupfern und ueber 200 Vignetten im Text. Frankfurt-Leipzig, Endter (Sohn u. Erben), 1706. 29 Bll. 562 S. 6 Bll. (Reg.). Prgt. mit hs. RSchild und hs. RTitel (etwas berieben und fleckig, Schild mit Fehlstellen). 300.-Erste deutsche Ausgabe. - Schottenloher 10979. - Lipsius-L. 204. - Die Tafeln mit den Portraits I.uthers u. Katharina v. Bora. Die schonen Kupfer fein u. deutlich gestochen, die Miinzen von Juncker ausfuhrlich beschrieben. Mit der kompletten Suite der Portraits I.uthers und seiner Familie. Wichtiges, in dieser Vollstiindigkeit seltenes Quellenwerk tiir die Luther-Ikonographie. - Seiten teils etwas fleckig.
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Book number: F2603
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Keywords: Reformation Protestant Theology Religion Rare

 
JUNG-STILLING, JOHANN HEINRICH,
Heinrich Stillings Jugend.
0. 1780. Eine wahrhafte Geschichte.134pp.; WITH: Heinrich Stillings Juenglings-Jahre.188pp.; AND: Heinrich Stillings Wanderschaft. 176pp.; THREE WORKS IN ONE VOLUME, Frankfurt und Leipzig, 1780; with a few wood-cut fleurons and tail-pieces; contemporary German half calf, all edges red; binding rubbed,, particularly at corners, small chip at head of spine, only half of the black leather lettering-piece on spine present, roughly six opening pages of the first work a little embrowned and spotted, otherwise however internally fresh. The first three parts of an autobiographical novel, and all that had appeared to date, although Jung-Stilling was to continue the narrative with "Häusliches Leben" [1789], "Lehrjahre" [1804], and "Alter" [1817]. The absence of a publisher's name and of the phrase "Mit .. Privileg" suggests this edition is a "Raubdruck". a pirate edition which was cashing in on the work's great popularity. Any 18th Century edition, however, is now scarce.
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Book number: IS00905
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JUVENILE -
The Cabinet of Lilliput, Stored with Instruction and Delight. 1802, Box Only
. Publisher: J. Harris, successor to E. Newbury. The original wooden miniature cabinent only. Ask for photograph.
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Book number: F3184
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KALASHNIKOV, ANATOLII( IVANOVICH, ( 1930-2007 )
Voi'na I Mir :
. Seriia Ksilografii Po Motivam Roman L?Va Tolstogo / R.I. Kalashnikova / War and Peace : A Suite of Wood Engravings Based on the Book By Leo Tolstoy By Anatolii I. Kalashnikov . Vvedenie W. E. Batlera / introduced by W. E. Butler. Society of Wood Engravers, 1991, 64pp. foliosized Signed limited edition of 300 copies printed by the Libanus Press. text set in Plantin, bound in red cloth by Smith Settle. Parallel English and Russian text. [ 0948021292 9780948021299 ] [ RL]. (ISBN: 0948021292) . GBP 185.00.
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Book number: F3225
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Keywords: Russian Art Rare Private Press Engravings

 
KANNENGIESZER, E.H.G.,
Sammlung
0. 1821. der in der Koeniglich Grosz= Britannisch= Hannoverschen Gerichten ueblichen Eidesformeln zum Gebrauch fuer Aemter, Stadtobrigkeiten, adeliche= auch Garnison= und Regiments=Gerichte. Dritte verbesserte und sehr vermehrte Ausgabe. Hannover, 1821; 104 pp.; contemporary marbled boards, spine unlettered; cont. name on front blank. Sixteen leaves of contemporary laid paper have been bound in by the first owner, with four further oaths of the same period entered in manuscript, the rest blank. A very rare handbook intended for the use of the judiciary and 'local government' civil servants in the kingdom of Hanover, and also for military trials and court martials, gathered out of the manifold legal and bureaucratic publications in which they were originally to be sought for when needed. Solemnly swearing to carrry out one's duties responsibly appears to have been a condition for being engaged for or appointed to a task or office, and the oaths are often so detailed as to provide unusually real accounts, effectively full job descriptions, of the duties of such village officers as the nightwatchman, the warden of bridges, the tax-gatherer, the turf-moor warden, the "Vogt", the midwife, and so on. The medical profession, doctors, surgeons, apothecaries are equally required to swear specific oaths to carry out their duties responsibly, as is almost anybody serving the public. Ten pages are devoted to "Der Juden-Eid", and revisions thereto; as far as we understand, the authorities seem to be wrestling with the complexity of requiring of a Jewish subject a binding oath, while not expecting him to recognise his God in the Christian God [parts of this text have scattered underlining in contemporary black ink].
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Book number: IS00923
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Catalogue: German History
Keywords: Ianweb Antiquarian Rare German History Jurisprudence Legal History

 
KARASIK, MIKHAIL AND PAVEL GERASIMENKO (EDS.)
Kharmsizdat Presents. Russian Dada, Oberiu Box, Literary Constructivism, the Leningrad Literary Underground.
. dada, Oberiu box, Literary constructivism, the Leningrad literary underground] St Petersburg: M.K. & Kharmsizdat, [2003]. 79p. ill. Exhibition and catalogue concept: Mikhail Karasik. At head of title: Gosudarstvennyi Russkii muzei, Muzei Liudviga v Russkom muzee. Published by the State Russian Museum in Russia in 2003. 30 cm. " Text in Russian and English. limited edition of 499 copies"--T.p. verso. Catalog of an exhibition held Dec. 25, 2003-Feb. 1, 2004 at the Gosudarstvennyi? russkii? muzei?. The catalogue is bound with red thread in the Japanese style. Colour illustrations on front and back foldout covers. " ISBN: 574520088X ; " OCLC Record Number: 54531022 Founded in 1928 by Daniil Kharms and Alexander Vvedensky, OBERIU became notorious for provocative performances which included circus-like stunts, readings of what was perceived as nonsensical verse, and theatrical presentations, such as Kharms's Elizabeth Bam, that foreshadowed the European Theatre of the Absurd. The presentations took place in venues ranging from theaters and university auditoriums to dormitories and prisons. The group's actions were derided as "literary hooliganism" in the ever-more conservative press of the late 1920s. It was chastised even more in the early 1930s, and many of its associates were arrested. The OBERIU has often been called "the last Soviet avant-garde.". (ISBN: 574520088X) .
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Book number: F3217
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KERGUELEN TREMAREC, YVES JOSEPH DE,
Relation D'un Voyage Dans la Mer Du Nord, Aux Cotes D'islande, Du Groenland,, de Ferro, de Schettland, Des Orcades & de Norwege; Faite En 1767 & 1768.
. 1771. Paris, 1771; 4to; viii, [iv], 220 pp. with 10 engraved plates [3 folding], and 8 maps [7 folding]; title printed in red and black with a fine engraved vignette, two further fine copper-egraved vignettes; AN UNCUT COPY IN THE ORIGINAL PUBLISHER'S MOTTLED BLUE PAPER-COVERED BOARDS with a contemporary hand-written paper label on the spine; edges worn and rubbed, short marginal split to rear hinge at head of spine, very slight loss at base of spine, surface of boards expertly restored, very small damp-stain in extreme top margins of c.30 pages, minute worm-holes in inner margins of c. 12 pages and to last 20 pages, affecting a few letters. First edition. Internally a clean fresh copy overall, in the original boards. The famous plates are engraved after Eisen. This copy is complete with the sixth leaf of the prelims, printed on one side only ("Avis au Relieur" with list of maps and plates giving relevant pages). This leaf is frequently lacking, having then been discarded by the binder after use. see: Chadenat, n°607 ; Sabin, n°37617 ; Cox, II, 21.
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Book number: IS001040
GBP 1345.00 [Appr.: EURO 1547 US$ 1752.66 | JP¥ 194134]
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Keywords: Ianweb Antiquarian Travel French Maritime Naval History Rare Travel and Exploration Illustrated Scotland Scandinavia Greenland Iceland Orkney Lapps

 
KINGSTON, WILLIAM H.G [KATE GREENAWAY FRONTISP.],
Infant Amusements;
0. 1867. or, how to make a Nursery Happy. With practical hints to parents and nurses on the moral and physical traing of children. London: Griffith and Farran, 1867; xviii, 183pp. [32pp. catal.] with frontis. and other illustrations, and some musical notation; publisher's brick-red cloth, decorated in gilt and black; extremities partly worn, very slight rubbing & short split (c.5mm.) at head of spine, early ownership entry on fr.f.e.p. Of great interest in itself as an early practical guide in the field of what would now be classified as kindergarten and pre-school education - drawing heavily on German sources - by an author better remembered for his children's stories, this volume is now mostly sought after because its frontispiece is Kate Greenaway's first published book illustration. Rare.
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Book number: IS00365
GBP 175.00 [Appr.: EURO 201.5 US$ 228.04 | JP¥ 25259]
Catalogue: First Editions
Keywords: Ianweb Children's Books Education Illustrated Kate Greenaway Kindergarten Antiquarian Rare Ian Victorian

 
KROPOTKIN, P.
Landwirtschaft, Industrie Und Handwerk
0. 1904. oder die Vereinigung von Industrie und landwirtschaft, geistiger und koerperlicher Arbeit. Autorisierte Uebersetzung von Gustav Landauer. Berlin, S.Calvary, 1904; [viii], 276pp.; publisher's printed boards backed with cloth with printed lettering on paper on spine (publisher's binding); two minimally short splits to base of spine. A good copy of the rare first edition of Landauer's translation (from English).
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Book number: IS002352
GBP 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 69.25 US$ 78.19 | JP¥ 8660]
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Keywords: Ianweb Anarchism Philosophy Economics Socialism Russian Philosophy Revolution German Modern History Collectivism Political Theory

 
LASZWITZ, KURD,
Auf Zwei Planeten.
0. 1898. Roman in Zwi Büchern. 2. Auflage. 3. und 4. Tausend. Two volumes, Weimar, Emil Felber, 1898; iv, 421, [iii], iv, 545, [i] pp.; cont. German half cloth, spine lettered in gilt and with a small ornament, patterned endpapers; spines dull and a little dusty, very small split in one hinge, boards rubbed, scattered light or darker beige/grey stains to title-pages and a few other pages, not affecting legibility, corners of two pages torn away at edge of top outer margin. An acceptable copy of this very uncommon early work of science fiction, including air travel and space travel, Martians, and more.
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Book number: IS002180
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 34.75 US$ 39.09 | JP¥ 4330]
Keywords: Ianweb German Science Fiction Early Science Fiction Rare Antiquarian

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