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EXCEEDINGLY RARE INSCRIBED COPY OF HENRIK IBSEN’S ‘LADY INGER OF OSTRAT’  —  CHOICE  PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY IBSEN TO POET AUGUST FRESENIUS

IBSEN, HENRIK.  (1828-1906).  Norwegian playwright, director, and poet;  viewed as one of the founders of Modernism in theater.  His book: Die Herrin von Oestrot : Historisches Schauspiel in funf Aufzuugen.  Unter Mitwirkung von Emma Klingenfeld veranstaltete deutsche Originalausgabe der Fru Ingerd til Oestrot. Munich.   Theodor Ackermann, 1877. Small octavo.  [5 ¾ x 7 inches approximately], 171 pages. Original printed blue-green wrappers, browned around the edges/margins, and showing offset from ‘sunning’. A very good copy, that is internally fine.  First edition, presentation copy inscribed by Ibsen to August Fresenius. 

$24,500.00
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FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE’S BOOK:   NOTES ON NURSINGWHAT IT IS, AND WHAT IT IS NOT   —  WITH TIPPED IN PRESENTATION FROM HER, ON THE TITLE PAGE!

NIGHTINGALE, FLORENCE.  (1820-1910).  British nurse, hospital reformer and humanitarian.  Her book:  Notes on Nursing, what it is and what it is not.  Harrison, London, [1860].  First edition, very early, true first state, with the notice: “[The right of translation is reserved]” at the base of the title page and with illustrated, light-yellow end-papers bearing advertisements for Burkes’ Peerage, The Foreign Office List for 1860 [with the 8 in 1860 in slightly larger type] and Anthems for Parish Choirs listed.  Original dark brown/black pebbled cloth, with front cover lettered in gilt, blind-stamped ruling to covers, and spine.

$9500.00
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