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         Presidential Problems.

      NY, The Century Co., 1904 - NY, The Century Co., 1904, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. The book is comprised of four essays, two of which first appeared in periodicals and two were originally delievered as addresses at Princeton University, all of them were revised by Cleveland for this book, this copy is Inscribed and Signed by Cleveland in the month and year of publication ("I shall be exceedingly pleased/if the perusal of this book should be the/means of interesting even a few young men/in public questions and historical events./Princeton Oct. 19,1904/Grover Cleveland"). Very light wear, else fine in an aged and rather plain dust jacket that well-chipped at the top of the spine, although most of the book's title remains. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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         War and Peace

      Dent, UK 1904 - New Edition 1904. Translated by Leo Wiener from the original Russian. Part of the works of Leo Tolstoy but complete in the four volumes. Fouteen plates within the books. Complete four volumes in original decorative cloth. Books are very good+ with bright boards. Spine a little lightened. Edges lightly rubbed. A few light surface marks. Contents good. Very un-common set. More images can be taken upon request. Ref Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         The Coloured Conquest ---by Rata ( Australian Alternate History / Yellow Peril Related ) ( Colored )

      Sydney, Australia: N.S.W. Bookstall ( NSW / New South Wales ), 1904, 1st Edition, 1st Printing , 1904. ------------paperback, about 4.75 x 7 inches, a Good copy only, front cover is largely complete with a bit of loss along spine, front cover is detatched, no lettering on the spine, rear cover is missing, a VERY fragile item, quite rare, super cover art of a conquering Asian army, an alternate history set in 1913 speculating on the rise of the Japanese and their defeat of Australia and the rest of the world, ultimately this is a condemnation of racism and racist cultures, b&w plates, to the best of my knowledge there was no hardcover edition, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. Illus. by Walter Jardin.

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         Tale of Two Bad Mice, The

      1904. first edition. First Edition In The Original Printed Glassine Dust JacketPOTTER, Beatrix. The Tale of Two Bad Mice. London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1904.First edition. Twelvemo (5 7/16 x 4 1/8 inches; 139 x 105 mm.). 84, [1], [1, printer’s imprint] pp. Color frontispiece and twenty-six color plates (included in pagination). Black and white vignette on title-page.Red boards, white lettered, with pictorial label in color. Short (1/4 inch) closed tear to outer margin of frontispiece. Small area of light abrasion on lower right-hand corner of front boar and some very slight rubbing to board extremities.In the original glazed paper glassine dust jacket printed in black with vertical lines at the top and bottom of the spine indicating where the fold should be for the front panel, with an advertisement on the rear panel for “The Peter Rabbit Books” listing five titles, including The Tale of Benjamin Bunny and The Tale of Two Bad Mice under “New Books for 1904,” and with advertisements on both flaps: “A Selected List of Art Picture Books for Children.” Small piece (1/2 x3/8 inch) missing at top left hand edge of jacket and small chip (3/16 x 3/16 inch) at top of jacket spine.Overall an excellent to near fine copy of this very rare title in a near fine dust jacket.Linder, p. 424. Quinby 7. V & A 1668.

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         Tale of Peter Rabbit, The

      1904. A Fine Early 'Tale of Peter Rabbit' In the Exceptionally Rare Printed Glassine Dust JacketPOTTER, Beatrix. The Tale of Peter Rabbit. London: Frederick Warne and Co., [n.d., April or October, 1904]. Second published edition with double page colored endpapers (i.e. seventh or eighth printing). Twelvemo (5 7/16 x 4 1/8 inches; 139 x 106 mm.). 85, [1, printer's slug] pp. Color illustrated end-papers, color frontispiece and twenty-six color illustrations. Dark green boards, white lettered, with pictorial label in color. In the original glazed paper glassine dust jacket printed in black with vertical lines at the top and bottom of the spine indicating where the fold should be for the front panel, with an advertisement on the rear panel for “The Peter Rabbit Books” listing five titles, including The Tale of Benjamin Bunny and The Tale of Two Bad Mice under “New Books for 1904,” and with advertisements on both flaps: “A Selected List of Art Picture Books for Children.” The top (1/2 inch) and part of the bottom (1/2 inch) of the jacket spine (including the'n' of the word net in the price) are missing, as well as a small piece (5/8 x 1/2 inch) missing on the top of the back panel at the spine. Overall a very bright, fine copy in a very good example of the exceptionally rare dust jacket. This printed glassine dust jacket is of the utmost rarity with only one example (on a first edition of The Tale of Two Bad Mice London, 1904), having appeared at auction over the past thirty-five years. This jacket was used for this edition of The Tale of Peter Rabbit and also The Tale of Two Bad Mice.The printing of The Tale of Peter Rabbit is a little complicated - here is fairly simple explanation:There were two 'Privately Printed' editions which appeared in December 1901 and February 1902. They both had black and white illustrations with the exception of the frontispiece which was printed in color. The first printing (December 1901) of 250 copies in olive-green paper boards had a 'flat-back' spine. The second printing (February 1902) of 200 copies in olive-green paper boards had a 'rounded' spine. After that came the first of the 'Warne' editions which had all of the illustrations in color. The first 'trade' edition of 8,000 copies (October 1902) appeared in gray or brown paper boards; the second and third printings of 12,000 and 8,220 copies (November 1902 and December 1902) appeared in green paper boards. The fourth printing of 8,250 copies (April 1903) had the misprint "wept big tears" changed to "shed big tears" (page 51) and was also bound in green paper boards. All four of these printings had a colored frontispiece, thirty color illustrations, plain leaf-pattern end-papers and the text finished on page 97. At that time the colored pictorial end-papers were introduced and the number of color illustrations in the book was reduced from thirty to twenty-six. The pagination was also changed and the text now finished on page 85. The fifth printing of 10,000 copies (the first with a single-page end-paper design) appeared in October 1903. The sixth printing of 10,000 copies (the first with a double-page end-paper design) appeared in December 1903. The seventh and eighth printings(identical) of 10,000 and 20,000 copies with slightly changed end-paper designs appeared in April and October of 1904. “The charm of The Tale of Peter Rabbit, as Beatrix Potter herself noted, derives in part from the fact that it ‘was written to a child’ in the form of a letter, ‘not made to order’ (Linder, p. 110). Some years later she borrowed this letter to a lame boy to use as the basis for an expanded version of Peter Rabbit’s story with forty-two black-and-white illustrations, of which she had 250 copies privately printed in 1901. The following year it was published with illustrations in the three-color process printed by Edmund Evans. Its success was immense. So familiar did her animal characters become among children that Miss Potter was told how ‘a small boy in church once inquired audibly whether the apostle was Peter Rabbit’ (Linder, p. 92). Her next book, The Tailor of Gloucester of 1902, also was first printed privately, but thereafter she had a large and eager audience for everything she wrote” (Ray, The Illustrator and the Book in England, 331A)."After the fourth printing, the picture of Mrs. McGregor and the pie was removed, together with three other pictures including the cover picture, to make room for the new coloured pictorial endpapers..." (Linder, p. 109). "With the introduction of the coloured endpapers, four of the coloured pictures were removed to enable the printer to continue with the same imposition of the sheets" (Linder, p. 422).Quinby 2d. Linder pp. 109, 422.

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         Historical Atlas of South Dakota, Containing State and County Maps, Geologic Maps, Statistical Charts .

      Vermilion, SD 1904 - Original 1/2 leather with crude reinforcement of spine. Internally excellent. 215 pp., but many of the leaves of photographic plates are not in the pagination, so the volume is considerably thicker than that number would indicate. This is the first state atlas specifically of South Dakota, but it follow an Andreas 1884 Atlas of Dakota Territory. LeGear L3184. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         An exceptional aeronautical relic! The Wright brothers? prop shaft oiler, which was used on the 1904 Wright Flyer II and the 1905 Wright Flyer III, the latter deemed ?the first practical airplane?

      Prop shaft oiler is approximately 4.75? long and approximately 1.5? in diameter at its widest point. On top the oiler is stamped, ?LUNKENHEIMER No. 0 SENTINEL FIG. 1300, MADE IN THE U.S.A.? Fine Condition. Although this piece of machinery was not in the first powered aircraft built by the Wrights that flew at Kitty Hawk, it was a vital part of the next two, and reflects the innovation their experiments required. The 1904 Wright Flyer II was most definitely a new and improved version of their first attempt. While it was similar in design to the original 1903 Flyer, it had a more powerful engine and used white pine instead of spruce for the frame. All-in-all the new Flyer was 200 pounds heavier than the 1903 machine. This oiler was an important addition to the Wright Flyer II and to aeronautics in general, because it was used to solve the problem of the engine overheating, thus allowing for the Wrights to begin taking longer flights. Produced by the Lunkenheimer Company

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         Monuments de Cracovie Dessines par M. et St. Cercha (M. i. St. Cerchow). Texte de Felix Kopera (Feliksa Kopery). 3 Bände.

      Krakau, W.L. Anczyca, 1904.. Mit zahlreichen Textillustrationen und 480 Tafeln mit vielen (wenigen farbigen) Abbildungen. 9 Blätter, 308 Seiten. Folio (ca. 42 x 33,5 cm). Original-Halbleder mit Rückentitel.. Umfangreiche Dokumentation vornehmlich von Epitaphen, Grabplatten, Grabmonumenten etc. für Krakauer Bürger, von der Romanik bis Barock und Rokoko. Sie ist damit nicht nur kunsthistorisch, sondern auch kultur-, familien- und stadtgeschichtlich interessant. Haupttexte polnisch, Bildunterschriften polnisch-französisch. - Deckel etwas berieben, angestaubt u. vereinzelt fleckig. Exlibris, Vortitel etwas, sonst kaum braunfleckig. - Comprehensive documentation of epitaphs, tombstones, tomb slabs and monuments etc. for citizens of Krakow (480 plates) from Romanesque to Baroque and Rokoko. Complete set in 3 volumes, published in Krakow. Not only art-historically important but also interesting in respect of cultural, family and town history. With Polish text and Polish-French legends.

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         Two Years Before The Mast

      1904. Two Years Before The Mast Illustrated by Arthur Rackham[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. DANA, R[ichard] H[enry]. Two Years Before The Mast. London and Glasgow: Collins' Clear-Type Press, [September, 1904]. First edition, first issue. Octavo (7 1/8 x 4 3/4 inches; 181 x 121 mm.). 204 pp. Title-page printed in black without any mention of Arthur Rackham. Eight color plates. Original green cloth, front cover pictorially stamped in black, blue, gray and light green. Spine similarly decorated in colors and lettered in black on a gilt block and with the authors name in full. Green pictorial endpapers.Latimore and Haskell, page 23. Riall, page 57. Note: There are several bindings of this book. The one at hand seems to combine characteristics from several issues described by Latimore and Haskell. Riall mentions an earlier September 1904 issue, bound in green or pink cloth. The illustrations in the September issue have the number of the page they illustrate in the lower right-hand corner, while there are no page numbers on the plates of the December issue. Later editions have only the name "R.H. Dana" on the spine.This book has always been a bibliographic puzzle, but we are certain that this is one of the earliest printings from September 1904.We have sold (more than thirty years ago) a December 1904 copy with the "Scud" picture on the front cover and with the authors name in full on the spine BUT the title-page was printed in red and black and none of the plates had the page number in the lower right hand corner. This copy had a school prize label dated December 1904.

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         La Montagne Pelée et ses éruptions

      Masson et Cie, éditeurs 1904 - In-4. Reliure demi-chagrin vert, dos à 5 nerfs, auteur et titre dorés, 662 pp., 238 figures dans le texte, certaines à pleine page, Frontispice + 30 planches sous serpent hors texte en héliogravure. Première de couverture d’origine déboîtée, premier mors interne fendillé, coiffes et coins frottés, coupes frottées, accidents au dos, trois premières pages déchirées en marge sur 3 centimètres, quelques rousseurs en fin d’ouvrage, sinon bon exemplaire. in-4°

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         Tale of Peter Rabbit, The

      London and New York: Frederick Warne and Co., 1904. - A Fine Early 'Tale of Peter Rabbit' In the Exceptionally Rare Printed Glassine Dust JacketPOTTER, Beatrix. The Tale of Peter Rabbit. London: Frederick Warne and Co., [n.d., April or October, 1904]. Second published edition with double page colored endpapers (i.e. seventh or eighth printing). Twelvemo (5 7/16 x 4 1/8 inches; 139 x 106 mm.). 85, [1, printer's slug] pp. Color illustrated end-papers, color frontispiece and twenty-six color illustrations. Dark green boards, white lettered, with pictorial label in color. In the original glazed paper glassine dust jacket printed in black with vertical lines at the top and bottom of the spine indicating where the fold should be for the front panel, with an advertisement on the rear panel for "The Peter Rabbit Books" listing five titles, including The Tale of Benjamin Bunny and The Tale of Two Bad Mice under "New Books for 1904," and with advertisements on both flaps: "A Selected List of Art Picture Books for Children." The top (1/2 inch) and part of the bottom (1/2 inch) of the jacket spine (including the'n' of the word net in the price) are missing, as well as a small piece (5/8 x 1/2 inch) missing on the top of the back panel at the spine. Overall a very bright, fine copy in a very good example of the exceptionally rare dust jacket. This printed glassine dust jacket is of the utmost rarity with only one example (on a first edition of The Tale of Two Bad Mice London, 1904), having appeared at auction over the past thirty-five years. This jacket was used for this edition of The Tale of Peter Rabbit and also The Tale of Two Bad Mice.The printing of The Tale of Peter Rabbit is a little complicated - here is fairly simple explanation:There were two 'Privately Printed' editions which appeared in December 1901 and February 1902. They both had black and white illustrations with the exception of the frontispiece which was printed in color. The first printing (December 1901) of 250 copies in olive-green paper boards had a 'flat-back' spine. The second printing (February 1902) of 200 copies in olive-green paper boards had a 'rounded' spine. After that came the first of the 'Warne' editions which had all of the illustrations in color. The first 'trade' edition of 8,000 copies (October 1902) appeared in gray or brown paper boards; the second and third printings of 12,000 and 8,220 copies (November 1902 and December 1902) appeared in green paper boards. The fourth printing of 8,250 copies (April 1903) had the misprint "wept big tears" changed to "shed big tears" (page 51) and was also bound in green paper boards. All four of these printings had a colored frontispiece, thirty color illustrations, plain leaf-pattern end-papers and the text finished on page 97. At that time the colored pictorial end-papers were introduced and the number of color illustrations in the book was reduced from thirty to twenty-six. The pagination was also changed and the text now finished on page 85. The fifth printing of 10,000 copies (the first with a single-page end-paper design) appeared in October 1903. The sixth printing of 10,000 copies (the first with a double-page end-paper design) appeared in December 1903. The seventh and eighth printings(identical) of 10,000 and 20,000 copies with slightly changed end-paper designs appeared in April and October of 1904. "The charm of The Tale of Peter Rabbit, as Beatrix Potter herself noted, derives in part from the fact that it ‘was written to a child’ in the form of a letter, ‘not made to order’ (Linder, p. 110). Some years later she borrowed this letter to a lame boy to use as the basis for an expanded version of Peter Rabbit’s story with forty-two black-and-white illustrations, of which she had 250 copies privately printed in 1901. The following year it was published with illustrations in the three-color process printed by Edmund Evans. Its success was immense. So familiar did her animal characters become among children that Miss Potter was told how ‘a small boy in church

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         THE KING'S THRESHOLD: AND ON BAILE'S STRAND: BEING VOLUME THREE OF PLAYS FOR AN IRISH THEATRE

      London: A. H. Bullen, 1904. First Edition. Hardcover. An altogether Very Good and intriguing copy. Original green linen-backed gray paper boards with paper spine label. Wade 56. Published in March 1904. This copy while not signed by the author is INSCRIBED by him on the front endpaper: "To MD/for her [his?] birthday/Mar 1904." An educated guess is that MD might stand for the actress Miss Darragh [Florence Laetitia (Dallas) Darragh), an established figure on the London stage who appeared in the Dublin 1906 production of Yeats's plays DEIRDRE and THE SHADOWY WATERS and of whom Yeats thought very highly. Another possibility is Michael Davitt, the Irish Nationalist, whose birthday was on the 25th of March and who died in 1906. Adding to the intrigue is an old pencil note in an unidentified hand on the front pastedown: "pres. copy for Stephen Gwynn." Gwynn, author and Irish nationalist, was a champion for Yeats. According to the DICTIONARY OF NATIONAL BIOGRAPHY, "In spite of his book IRISH LITERATURE AND DRAMA (1936) and some early association with the Irish Players in London, Gwynn himself had little to do with drama, and stood apart from the fame and influence of the Abbey Theatre." Perhaps the most likely possibility is the illustrator and playwright Mabel Dearmer, a very close friend of Gwynn's who died while serving as a nurse in World War I. Gwynn wrote a memoir of her in Dearmer's posthumously published LETTERS FROM A FIELD HOSPITAL. Thus the pencil note related to Gwynn could refer to his receiving the book from Dearmer or from a member of her family after her death.

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         THE PARTISAN RANGERS OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY

      Geo. G. Fetter Company, 1904., 1904. First edition. 8vo. Original maroon cloth, gold stamping on front cover and spine, decorated endpapers, xii [2], 476 pp., frontis. [portrait of Brigadier General Adam R. Johnson], preface, illustrated, plates, portraits. Jenkins' Basic Texas Books 108 says, "This is one of the most interesting first-hand narratives of Texas Indian fighting, stagecoaching, and Confederate cavalry operations. Johnson fought Indians in Texas in the 1850s, was a driver for the Butterfield Overland Stage in Texas, and surveyed a vast amount of virgin territory in West Texas. In the Civil War his famed Texas Partisan Rangers cavalry unit fought under Nathan Bedford Forrest and John Hunt Morgan. Wounded and blinded, he was imprisoned in Fort Warren. After the war, in spite of his blindness, he was so active in pioneering business ventures in West Texas that his home of Marble Falls became known as 'the blind man's town." Graff 2213 says, "The story of a very brave and daring man. His Indian warfare experiences in Texas in the late 1850s, when he was connected with the Butterfield Stage outfit and also when as a surveyor he surveyed much virgin territory, are almost beyond belief. The same or more can be said of his Civil War service in Kentucky as a Partisan Ranger." Original maroon cloth with new spine and original spine laid down on top, cosmetic restoration to corners and inner hinges professionally strengthened, else very good copy. HOWES J122. COULTER 257. GRAFF 2213. BTB 108. NEVINS I 113.

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         My Service in the Indian Army — and After.

      London: Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd., 1904 - Octavo (219 x 139 mm). Original red fine-ribbed cloth, titles to spine gilt, publisher's device to rear board in blind, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Binding slightly soiled and rubbed, spine sunned, minor wear to spine ends, corners and rear board a bit bumped, inner hinges cracked but holding firm, mild foxing to prelims and endmatter. Portrait frontispiece, one partially coloured lithographic folding map and 2 lithographic folding plans, all three by George Philips & Sons. First edition. Surprisingly uncommon, OCLC showing just 30 locations worldwide. Military memoir of thirty years service in which Riddick detects a "higher than usual level of intelligence" in operation. Born in 1820 Vaughan was educated at Rugby and gazetted as a cadet and posted to the Indian Army in 1840. Saw action at Maharajpur in the Gwalior Campaign of 1843-4; acted as Deputy Quarter Master General to the Turkish Contingent in the Crimean War; during the Mutiny commanded the 5th Punjab Infantry at Lucknow, and during the clearing of Oudh; present in the Umbeyla Campaign 1863; commanded a brigade in the Black Mountain Expedition of 1868; 1869 command of the Gwalior District, and retirement. "A brilliant linguist, Vaughan published both a grammar and a vocabulary of Pushtu Due to rapid promotion and army procedures Vaughan lost the chance for further assignment in India. Accordingly in 1878 he became a correspondent and the only one to accompany Lord Roberts's forces top Kabul and then Kandahar during the Second Afghan War". While Times correspondent he made a visit to the Persian Gulf to enquire into the Persian Gulf visiting Bunder Abbas, Bahrein, Bushire, Kuwait, and Baghdad where the Resident, Col. S.B. Miles "gave [me] quarters and a hearty welcome at the Residency" and "under whose auspices" Vaughan "was able to devote a few days to seeing something of Baghdad and its society". Described by Matthews as a "useful record". Matthews, British Biographies, V22; Sorsky 1094 [Attributes: First Edition]

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         THE ELF: A SEQUENCE OF THE SEASONS (4 Volumes, Complete)

      London: James J. Guthrie at the Old Bourne Press, 1904. Limited Edition, numbered 242 of 250 copies. Hard Cover. Near Fine binding. 12mo. A lovely production with poetry and engravings by James Guthrie and printed by him "Under the supervision of W. Herbert Broome". Broome founded the Old Bourne Press and designed the "Myrtle" type -- type which Guthrie continued to use at The Pear Tree Press. .Linen backed with pictorial paper over boards; a remarkably bright set with virtually no wear or soiling; tissue guards laid in throughout; they are occasionally lightly foxed, but the pages are bright and clean; all housed in a cloth clamshell with morocco title label. Near Fine binding.

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         Revue Biblique internationale. Nouvelle serie (10 cpl. annees/ 10 KOMPLETTE Jahrgänge) - 1. Annee (1904) - 10. Annee (1913)

      Librairie Lecoffre; 1904 - 1913.. je Band ca. 600 Seiten; Gebundene Ausgabe. Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel...). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig; Der Gesamtzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 10 Bände/ Jahrgänge; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; FRANZÖSISCH!

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         FRENCH BOOKBINDERS OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY

      Chicago: The Caxton Club, 1904. half blue morocco over light blue cloth, five raised bands, ornately decorated in gilt on spine, top edge gilt and with original. Bookbinding. 4to. half blue morocco over light blue cloth, five raised bands, ornately decorated in gilt on spine, top edge gilt and with original. 133 pages. Translated by Mabel McIlvaine. First edition, limited to 250 copies. (Mejer no.614; Brenni no.605). With six wash drawings by Paul Avril, 14 facsimile binder's labels and 20 plates of bookbindings. Divided into five chapters; the origin, first attempts at a decorative renaissance, the master binders, prices, tools, raw materials and a special chapter on the use of silk, embroidery, spangles, etc. as decoration. Bookplate of Mary Macmillin Norton. Loosely inserted is an older typescript describing this book and listing all the illustrations in it. A beautiful binding with only a slight hint of rubbing in places.

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         A TOPOGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTION OF VIRGINIA, PENNSYLVANIA, MARYLAND, AND NORTH CAROLINA, REPRINTED FROM THE ORIGINAL EDITION OF 1778

      Cleveland: The Burrows Brothers Company, 1904. Limited Edition, numbered 37 or 245. Hard Cover. Very Good binding. Octavo. Full bound in maroon buckram with title stamped in gold on the spine; previous owner name and date on the front free endpaper; the small ownership ticket on the front pastedown indicating this volume belong to Professor Coolie Verner of the University of Virginia; the front hinge has been tastefully mended; the rear hinge has been reinforced; the pocket holding the large folding map has been reinforced on all sides; the maps is quite lovely and roughly 3' x 3'; there are some closed tears where a few of the fold-lines intersect. Born in Monmouth County, N.J. in 1730, Hutchins was a military engineer and geographer-the first and only civil "Geographer of the United States." According to the Dictionary of American Biography, Hutchins was an officer of Pennsylvania colonial troops from 1757 to 1759. He served in the French and Indian War. As a military engineer, he laid out plans for military works at Fort Pitt and at Pensacola, FL. He kept journals of his travels while under military orders, and illustrated them with maps, several of which were published. But it is this present work that is among his most significant achievements. This is quite a scarce reprint of this important geological work, nearly unobtainable in the original 1778 edition. Interestingly, a memorial notice in the Gazette of the United States remarks, "His map early laid the foundation of American geography, and his services since his appointment under the United States, have been universally acknowledged?. He has measured much earth, but a small space now contains him." Even smaller is the space containing his book. Very Good binding.

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         In Unknown Africa

      Hurst And Blackett 1904 - 1904. 619 pages. No dust jacket. Dark green/blue cloth cover with gilt lettering. Clean but yellowed pages with no markings or annotations.Some internal hinge cracks.B&W illustrations and photographs.Tanned end papers. Both hinges are cracked thus the boards are slack, but the rest of the binding remains firm.Moderate wear and scuffing to the boards, mainly on the spine, edges and corners.Rubbing to the spine hinges and crushing to the spine ends. Fold-out maps present and image plates, however there may be missing or removed; not collated. Please contact if you have any specific inquiries before purchasing. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         The Coloured Conquest ---by Rata ( Australian Alternate History / Yellow Peril Related ) ( Colored )

      Sydney, Australia: N.S.W. Bookstall ( NSW / New South Wales ), 1904, 1st Edition, 1st Printing - ------------paperback, about 4.75 x 7 inches, a Good copy only, front cover is largely complete with a bit of loss along spine, front cover is detatched, no lettering on the spine, rear cover is missing, a VERY fragile item, quite rare, super cover art of a conquering Asian army, an alternate history set in 1913 speculating on the rise of the Japanese and their defeat of Australia and the rest of the world, ultimately this is a condemnation of racism and racist cultures, b&w plates, to the best of my knowledge there was no hardcover edition, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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         ORIGINAL ART: THE PEARL AND THE PUMPKIN

      DENSLOW WW ORIGINAL ART CORN DODGER FROM PEARL AND PUMPKIN. DENSLOW, W.W.. DENSLOW,W.W.. ORIGINAL ART: THE CORN DODGER FROM "THE PEARL AND THE PUMPKIN". Offered here is the original pen and ink drawing by Denslow that appears as a chapter heading for Chapter 6 of The Pearl and the Pumpkin by Paul West, published in 1904 by Dillingham. The original is done on art paper measuring 9 1/4" wide x 12" high and is nicely framed to 14 x 16 1/2". There are pencilled production notes in margins and the piece is in Fine condition, signed by Denslow including his characteristic sea-horse. The image is the Corn Dodger, a humanized ear of corn that is wearing a crown and holding a strand of corn silk in his hand. It is much larger than it appears in the book and is a wonderful, fanciful image.

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         Schrifttafeln zur Erlernung der lateinischen Palaeographie. Begründet von Wilhelm Arndt. (1. bis 3. Heft; Mischauflage).

      Belrin, G. Grote'sche, 1904, 1906 und 1929. 2°, zus. VI, 64 S., ca. 110 lose Taf. (selten doppelblattgross), Lose (Doppel-)Blatt in (neuerer) Priv.-HLwd.-Mappe mit aufgezogenen Umschlägen der Orig.-Broschur, Bibliotheksex. (jeweils Rückenschildchen, kl. Stempel a. Vorderdeckel, Schild a. Innendeckel, Stempel a. Titelblatt); etwas fingerfleckig, einige kurze Notizen in Bleistift auf den Tafeln Preis in CHF: 495. 1. Heft: 4., erweiterte Auflage 1904; 2. Heft: 4., erweiterte Auflage 1906; 3. Heft: 3. Auflage 1929. - Michael Tangl ( 1861-1921) kärntner Historiker und Diplomatiker. Ab 1897 Prof. für historische Hilfswissenschaften und mittelalterliche Geschichte an der Berliner Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität. Arbeiten zu den fürhen Karolingern, Papstgeschichte. Als erstes umfangreiches paläografisches Tafelwerk sind die von ihm zusammen mit Wilhelm Arndt herausgegebenen "Schrifttafeln zur Erlernung der lateinischen Paläographie" in die Geschichte des Faches eingegangen.

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         Why Jesus Wept

      Privately Printed. Very Good. 1904. First Edition; First Printing. Wraps. Slight chip to head of spine's paper covering; otherwise Near Fine: an uncut copy. Includes tabbed publisher's note at pp. 76/77 to "our little-instructed surgical readers" Includes following issue points: 'U' missing from 'Unique opportunity' at the top of the wording facing the title page; title page printed in black and red; Philippe Renouard opposite page 80.; quarto; Additional images and further information provided upon request. .

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         FRENCH BOOKBINDERS OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY

      Chicago: The Caxton Club, 1904. 4to. half blue morocco over light blue cloth, five raised bands, ornately decorated in gilt on spine, top edge gilt and with original. 133 pages. Translated by Mabel McIlvaine. First edition, limited to 250 copies. (Mejer no.614; Brenni no.605). With six wash drawings by Paul Avril, 14 facsimile binder's labels and 20 plates of bookbindings. Divided into five chapters; the origin, first attempts at a decorative renaissance, the master binders, prices, tools, raw materials and a special chapter on the use of silk, embroidery, spangles, etc. as decoration. Bookplate of Mary Macmillin Norton. Loosely inserted is an older typescript describing this book and listing all the illustrations in it. A beautiful binding with only a slight hint of rubbing in places.

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         Teatro (tomos 1-21)

      - Literatura española. Teatro. Siglo XX. (821.134.2-2"19") Imp. Fortanet. Madrid. 1904-1912. 19 cm. 21 tomos. Encuadernación en tapa dura de editorial en tela estampada. Benavente, Jacinto 1866-1954. 1. El nido ajeno.- Gente conocida.- El marido de la Téllez.- De alivio - 2. Don Juan.- La Farándula.- La comida de las fieras.- Teatro feminista - 3. Cuento de amor.- Operación quirúrgica.- Despedida cruel.- La Gata de Angora.- Viaje de instrucción.- Por la herida - 4. Modas.- Lo cursi.- Sin querer.- Sacrificio - 5. La Gobernadora.- El primo Román - 6. Amor de amar.- ¡Libertad!.- El tren de los maridos - 7. Alma triunfante.- El automóvil.- La noche del sábado - 8. Los favoritos.- El hombrecito.- Mademoiselle de Belle.- Isle.- Porqué de amar - 9. Al natural.- La casa de la dicha.- El dragón de fuego - 10. Richeliu.- La princesa Bebé.- No fumadores - 11. Rosas de Otoño.- Buena boda - 12. El susto de la Condesa.- Cuento moral.- La sobresalienta.- Los malhechores del bien - 13. Las cigarras hormigas.- Mas fuerte que el amor 14. Manón Lercaut [En colaboración con Alfonso Dauvila].- Los bichos.- Abuela y nieta 15. La Princesa sin corazón.- El amor asusta.- La capa encantada.- Los ojos de los muertos - 16. La historia de Otelo.- La sonrisa de Gioconda.- El último minué.- Todos somos unos.- Los intereses creados - 17. Señora ama.- El marido de su viuda.- La fuerza bruta - 18. De pequeñas causas.- Hacia la verdad.- Por las nubes.- De cerca.- ¡A ver que hace un hombre! - 19. La Escuela de las Princesas.- La señorita se aburre.- El principe que todo lo aprendió en los libros.- Ganarse la vida 20. El nietecito.- La losa de los sueños.- La Malquerida - 21. El Destino manda.- El collar de estrellas.- La verdad . Cubierta deslucida. lomo rozado en algunos volúmenes. con sello de anterior propietario . 108A [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Superb original bust-length portrait Photograph Signed, 4to, n.d., ca early 1930s

      - A wonderful vintage 8 x 10 black and white portrait of Crawford wearing a collared stripped blouse and brooch. She is smiling, staring slightly to the side, and her hair is neck length, but flipped. A superb period image signed, "To .Gratefully Joan Crawford." Photograph hand-stamped on verso, "Kindly credit Hurrell M.G.M." Bend in lower left corner. Portrait photographer George Hurrell (1904 - 92) is recognized for his stylized images of Hollywood stars in the 1930s and 1940s. He was the photographer for MGM Studios until 1932 when he established his own studio. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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         The Coloured Conquest ---by Rata ( Australian Alternate History / Yellow Peril Related ) ( Colored )

      Sydney, Australia: N.S.W. Bookstall ( NSW / New South Wales ), 1904, 1st Edition, 1st Printing , 1904. ------------paperback, about 4.75 x 7 inches, a Good copy only, front cover is largely complete with a bit of loss along spine, front cover is detatched, no lettering on the spine, rear cover is missing, a VERY fragile item, quite rare, super cover art of a conquering Asian army, an alternate history set in 1913 speculating on the rise of the Japanese and their defeat of Australia and the rest of the world, ultimately this is a condemnation of racism and racist cultures, b&w plates, to the best of my knowledge there was no hardcover edition, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. Illus. by Walter Jardin.

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         Anthropophyteia. Jahrbücher für Folkloristische Erhebungen und Forschungen zur Entwicklungsgeschichte der geschlechtlichen Moral.

      Deutsche Verlag-Aktien-Gesellschaft, später Ethnologischer Verlag., Leipzig, 1904 - 10 Bände (=Alles Erschienene). Leipzig, Deutsche Verlag-Aktien-Gesellschaft, später Ethnologischer Verlag. 1904 -1913. Zusammen ca. 5.000 Seiten mit ca. 120 Bildtafeln. Originale rote Ganzleinenbände mit Titel in Goldprägung (Bd. IX abweichend in Halbleinen). Einbande bering berieben, je ein Band mit Besitzvermerk bzw. privatem Stempel. Bd. IX bestossen. Teils etwas fleckig. Num. Privatdruck. Nur für Gelehrte, nicht für den Buchhandel bestimmt. Der Herausgeber Friedrich Salomon Krauss (1859 - 1938) war österreichischer Ethnologe, Sexualforscher und Slawist. Nach Feldforschungen von 1884 bis 1885 in Bosnien, Herzegowina, Slowenien, Kroatien und Dalmatien publizierte er zwei Bände südslawische Folklore und Volkserzählungen. „1908 unterstützte Krauss redaktionell die Gründung der Zeitschrift für Sexualwissenschaft, die Magnus Hirschfeld jedoch nur ein Jahr lang im Leipziger Verlag Georg H. Wigand herausgeben konnte . Krauss prägte den Begriff der Paraphilie, der Abweichung der sexuellen Präferenz." (Wikipedia). Einbande bering berieben, je ein Band mit Besitzvermerk bzw. privatem Stempel. Bd. IX bestossen. Teils etwas fleckig. Originale rote Ganzleinenbände mit Titel in Goldprägung (Bd. IX abweichend in Halbleinen). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Marvelous Land of Oz

      The Marvelous Land of OzBAUM, L. Frank. The Marvelous Land of Oz. Being an account of the further adventures of the Scarecrow and Tin Woodman and also the strange experiences of the Highly Magnified Woggle-Bug, Jack Pumpkinhead, the Animated Saw-Horse and the Gump; the story being A Sequel to the Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum... Pictured by John R. Neill. Chicago: The Reilly & Britton Co., [1904].First Edition, second state (with the July 1904 copyright page). In the A binding but with the second issue text. With sixteen full-color plates inserted throughout. An exceptionally clean copy of this scarce book, which like the first book is usually found in poor condition.Greene and Hanff, II.HBS 66980.$3,000

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         Melchior Lechter.

      Berlin, Wasmuth 1904.. 4°. Grüner Leinenband mit eingebundenem illustriertem Originalumschlag. 93 (3) Seiten mit vielen Abbildungen, teilweise farbigen Tafeln. Der Buchschmuck von M. Lechter, gedruckt in Rot und Schwarz. Der Einband gering fleckig, Rücken leicht ausgebleicht. Der eingebundene Umschlag etwas gebräunt und mit Randfehlstellen. Die Seitenränder stellenweise etwas fleckig. Durchaus gutes Exemplar des mittlerweile seltenen Bandes.. (= Berliner Kunst. III. Sonderausgabe der Berliner Architekturwelt ). Erste Ausgabe. #FL0315

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         Golf for Women

      New York: The Baker & Taylor Company. (1904). First. First edition. Tall octavo. 217, [8]ads pp. Extensively illustrated from photographs of Hecker demonstrating proper form. Green cloth illustrated in gilt, white, and brown. Page edges untrimmed. A little rubbing to the white lettering at the bottom of the front board, slight wear at the edges of the untrimmed page edges, else very near fine. A compilation of articles from "Golf Magazine", Hecker was the American National Champion from 1901-1903; she won New York City's Metropolitan Golf Championship in 1900, 1901, 1905, and 1906. includes a chapter by Rhona Adair, the Irish golf champion. The first book on golf written exclusively for women. Murdoch 331; Donovan and Murdoch 20510. .

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         L'art de nager, demontré par figures, avec des avis pour se baigner utilement. Paris, Thomas Moette, 1696. 12mo. With 35 engraved plates of people swimming by Charles Moette. Contemporary calf.

      Hofer, Baroque Book Illustration 56; Thomas, Swimming (1904), p. 180; WorldCat (9 copies). First edition of a delightfully illustrated manual on swimming. It is one of the earliest works on the subject, being preceded, according to the author's preface, only by the works of the Englishman Everard Digby and the Dutchman Nicholas Wijnman. Melchisedech Thevenot (ca. 1620-1692), was a French traveller and learned book collector. He published collections of voyages, and wrote several curious treatises, including a Tartar grammar and this illustrated guide to swimming. It was translated into English in 1699, but the next French edition did not appear until 1769, when swimming became more widely popular; it remained the standard manual for the rest of the 18th century.A few occasional spots and the binding slightly rubbed. With old owner's comments in a neat hand in ink on first free endpaper and the plates numbered by hand in ink. Fine copy of the rare first edition.

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         L'idéal américain.

      Armand Colin 1904 - - Armand Colin, Paris 1904, 12x18,5cm, relié. - Edition originale de la traduction française pour laquelle il n' a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Reliure à la bradel en plein maroquin marine, dos lisse, premier plat orné d' un motif décoratif floral doré et d' une pièce incisée de maroquin représentant le drapeau des Etats-Unis, encadrement de maroquin marine enrichi d' un jeu de filets dorés sur les contreplats de soie moirée rose, gardes et contreplats de soie moirée rose avec motifs décoratifs dorés, gardes suivantes de papier à la cuve, couvertures et dos conservés, toutes tranches dorées, reliure non signée de l' époque. Rare envoi autographe signé de l' auteur à Jules Aghion. Deux petites restaurations marginales sur une garde qui comporte également un infime manque angulaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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         THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A STAGE COACHMAN In Two Volumes

      Kegan Paul Trench Trubner & Co., 1904. - 1st edn (limited 500). 2 vols. Tall 8vo. Rebound by Ramage in contemporary full morocco with raised ribbed spines, decorated with gilt coaching motifs, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers (Fine). Pp. xvi + 253 [&] ix + 250, illus with 42 coloured plates and 1 b&w plates with tissue guards (2 tissue-guards missing) by James Pollard, Robert Havell, C. Cooper Henderson, C.B. Newhouse, Thomas Rowlandson, H. Alken and others and woodcuts in text (plates bright and unmarked; some scattered spotting to pages and previous owner's neat 1913 inscription on front prelim of each volume). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         A Masque of Love

      Chicago, IL: Walter M. Hill, 1904. Limited Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. A play in three parts. Limited to 500 copies, printed at the Elston Press, New Rochelle, New York, 1904. Darkened grey-green paper covered boards with neutral-toned cloth spine and pasted-on label, some light soil overall. Corners slightly bumped with some rubbing through to boards. Two inscriptions by C.E.S. Wood to his second wife's children from her first marriage, one to Albert Field Ehrgott in 1917 inscribed "To My dear boy Albert Field Ehrgott, Charles Erskine Scott Wood, June 20-1917-." The next year tragedy strikes when a car driven by Sara Bard Field tumbles down a steep Marin hillside killing Albert and severely injuring Sara with lesser injuries to Sara's daughter Kay and Wood. Two years later Wood re-dedicates this volume to Kay, "My darling daughter Kay-No copy of my book I could give you would be so valuable as this one I gave to our beautiful winged Albert. Pops. July 20, 1920." Handwritten list of errata opposite title page. Some light foxing throughout, particularly towards front of book. Top edges of pages are uncut.

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         A Masque of Love

      Chicago, IL: Walter M. Hill, 1904. Limited Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. A play in three parts. Limited to 500 copies, printed at the Elston Press, New Rochelle, New York, 1904. Darkened grey-green paper covered boards with neutral-toned cloth spine and pasted-on label, some light soil overall. Corners slightly bumped with some rubbing through to boards. Two inscriptions by C.E.S. Wood to his second wife's children from her first marriage, one to Albert Field Ehrgott in 1917 inscribed "To My dear boy Albert Field Ehrgott, Charles Erskine Scott Wood, June 20-1917-." The next year tragedy strikes when a car driven by Sara Bard Field tumbles down a steep Marin hillside killing Albert and severely injuring Sara with lesser injuries to Sara's daughter Kay and Wood. Two years later Wood re-dedicates this volume to Kay, "My darling daughter Kay-No copy of my book I could give you would be so valuable as this one I gave to our beautiful winged Albert. Pops. July 20, 1920." Handwritten list of errata opposite title page. Some light foxing throughout, particularly towards front of book. Top edges of pages are uncut.

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         On Double Refraction in Matter moving through the Aether" (Brace) WITH "On the Structure of the Atom: an Investigation of the Stability and Periods of Oscillation of a number of Corpuscles arranged at equal intervals around the Circumference of a Circle; with Application of the results to the Theory of Atomic Structure" (Thomson) in The Philosophical Magazine and Journal, Vol. VII, Sixth Series, January-June 1904, pp. 317-329 (Brace) and pp. 237-265 (Thomson)

      - FIRST EDITION OF THE BRACE EXPERIMENT, "THE FIRST OPTICAL EXPERIMENT MEASURING THE RELATIVE MOTION OF EARTH AND THE LUMINIFEROUS AETHER WHICH WERE SUFFICIENTLY PRECISE TO DETECT MAGNITUDES OF SECOND ORDER TO V/C" (Wikipedia). Brace's results were negative, "which was of gret importance for the development of the Lorentz transformation and consequently of the theory of relativity" (ibid). The American physicist and specialist in optics "examined the question [of] whether the Earth's motion may cause a body to become doubly refracting," something which as first sight might be expected (PRNAAS, 1904, 6, 809). Earlier in his career, Brace developed "extremely sensitive optical techniques" to one of the critical problems of the time (Dictionary of Scientific Biography, II, 382). "Two years earlier, Lord Rayleigh had proposed that the Lorentz-Fitzgerald contraction, if it existed, might produce an observable double refraction in a moving transparent medium. Rayleigh made experiments in which he failed to find the predicted effect, but his work was not quite accurate enough to be conclusive. Brace pointed this out and reconducted the investigation in his own laboratory, establishing beyond a doubt the absence of double refraction caused by movement of the refracting medium through the ether" (ibid). ALSO INCLUDED IN THIS VOLUME: J. J. Thomson's 'Plum Pudding Model': "The most widely accepted theory of atomic structure up to about 1913" (Peacock, The Quantum Revolution, 34). CONDITION & DETAILS: London: Taylor and Francis. Entire volume. Ex-libris and bearing occasional light stamp within. New end papers. No marks at the spine whatsoever. Octavo (8.5 x 5.5 inches; 213 x 138mm). [viii], 720, [6]. 27 plates. Handsomely rebound in three quarter calf over gilt-ruled maroon paper boards. Four gilt-ruled raised bands at the spine. Gilt devices in the spine compartments. Gilt-lettered red and black spine labels. Tightly and very solidly bound. An occasional spot within, quite minor. Very good condition in every way.

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         The Works of Benjamin Disraeli Earl of Beaconsfield.

      New York and London: Dunne, 1904 - 20 volume set, 9 inches tall. A superb crushed morocco binding with gilt raised bands, gilt titles and top edge and ornate gilt and inked tooling to the spine. This deluxe edition was printed for subscribers only. With fine illustrations. A magnificent set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Les Sonnets luxurieux de l'Arétin. (I Sonetti Lussurioso di Pietro Aretino). Texte italien avec traduction française en regard précédés de la notice et des commentaires d'Isidore Liseux. Et publiés pour la première fois avec la suite complète des dessins de Jules Romain d'après des documents originaux.

      Paris, [Ch. Hirsch], 1904. - 4°-quer. XII, 148 S., 2 Bll. |Mit farbigen Frontispiz in Gravüre, 16 farbigen Tafeln in Gravüre und seiner zweiten Folge der Illustrationen in S/W.| Blaues HMaroquin d. Zt. mit goldgepr. RTitel, marmorierte Bezugspapiere und Kopfgoldschnitt. Eins von 340 numerierten Exemplaren (Gesamt 500). Die sehr freizügigen 16 Gravüren von |Amédée Vignola| liegen in 2 Zuständen, Schwarz/Weiss und farbig vor; sie variieren in moderner und ausgesprochen plastisch-körperbetonter Manier diese 16 Liebespositionen. Erst versteckt im Logogramm am Schluß des Bandes wird Amédée Vignola als Künstler genannt. Jede Textseite ist von einem architektonischen Rahmen in Rot umgeben. Die Übersetzung stammt von Alcide Bonneau. Nur minimal berieben. Innen vereinzelt schwacher Abklatsch und marginale Braunflecken. Sehr schönes Exemplar und mit der farbigen Folge selten. Dutel 809. Pia 1243. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Bouvard et Pécuchet. Illustrations de Charles Huard.

      P., L'Edition d'Art H. Piazza et Cie, 1904, 2 vol. in-4 (285 x 205) brochés sous couvertures rempliées, titre doré et gaufré et médaillons gaufrés et patinés façon ivoire aux plats supérieurs, sous étui cartonné commun avec fermoir en laiton de l'éditeur, de (2) ff. bl. - (3) ff. - 161 pp. - (2) ff. bl. ; (1) f. bl. - (3) ff. - 175 pp. - (1) f. - (2) ff. bl. Couvertures jaunies, parfait exemplaire par ailleurs. - Rare première édition illustrée du célèbre roman inachevé de Flaubert, tirée à 30 exemplaires seulement, ici exemplaire de présent non numéroté portant la mention imprimée "Exemplaire imprimé pour Léonce Bénédite". Edition illustrée de 100 eaux-fortes originales de Charles HUARD, dont dix en couleurs hors texte, accompagnée d'un très fin dessin original au crayon représentant Bouvard en pied + une tête du même en remarque et portant un envoi autographe signé à Léonce Bénédite. (Les exemplaires numérotés contiennent aussi une aquarelle, pas celui-ci). Léonce Bénédite (1859 - 1925), historien d'art et conservateur français, directeur du Musée du Luxembourg à Paris puis premier conservateur du Musée Rodin, frère aîné de l'égyptologue Georges Bénédite. Réf. biblio. : Carteret IV-157 "Ouvrage capital dans l'oeuvre de l'artiste, il est fort coté". La Bouquinerie Aurore offre aux clients AbeBooks 20% de réduction sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 1800 EUR [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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         NEVADA: THE BANNER GOLD COUNTY OF CALIFORNIA (COVER TITLE). NEVADA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA. THE MOST PROSPEROUS MINING COUNTY OF THE UNITED STATES. WHERE GOOD MINES ARE FOUND IN A COUNTRY WITH A PERFECT CLIMATE AND ALL THE COMFORTS OF CIVILIZATION

      Daily Miner Transcript Print, n. d. (ca 1904)]. - 6 7/8" x 5 1/4" gold gilt embossed purple wrappers, n. p. (36 pp.), illustrated, map. Numerous black and white photographic illustrations of the county, its town, buildings, and mines, plus a double-page map of Nevada County. A handsome little booklet promoting Nevada County, California, with illustrations of the major towns, buildings, and mines of the region. This booklet was reviewed in the San Francisco Call, October 3, 1904. The region continued to produce millions of dollars in gold even in the early 20th century, more than 50 years after discovery of gold in California, but on an industrial scale, not that of the individual placer miner. Several views of the area's major mines operating at the turn of the 20th century, plus a view of the Electric Hoisting Works of Grass Valley. There is also a list of members of the Executive Committee of Nevada County Promotion Committee. A tiny stain (looks like a tiny spot of coffee) in the margin of the last page which diminishes to nothing 8 pages later, on page 11 is a stamped address of a real estate agent that is contained mostly in the margin, and portions of the covers lightly faded, else a very good, internally clean copy. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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         Psychische Erregung der Speicheldrusen

      Wiesbaden: Ergebnisse der Physiologie, 1904 First Edition. Offprint. A very good copy with some marginal dust soiling. 8vo.,.One of the author\'s physiological studies that his name is associated with in medical history. This paper deals with the excitement of the salivary glands.

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         Manufacturers of Soda Water Supplies. Cleveland , O

      Cleveland: n.p., 1904. Small octavo, 47 pages. Illustrated with four chromolithograph plates. Trade catalogue, issued by the wholesale druggists and soda water supply company, Benton, Myers. & Co. (1882-1904). With a list of products from hot sodas to chocolate extracts, soda syrups, phosphates, ginger ales, "Cafola, a new kola drink" and much more. And with luscious chromo plates of a port wine and a non-sparkling champagne, both produced by the Duroy Wine Company of Cleveland, Ohio, as well as the beautiful "Crushed Fruit Bowl", printed in silver, yellow and white, and another of "Bottles of Grape Juice" and "Buckeye Root Beer". Very near fine, with a few pages with tiny dogears, and some rusting to the stapled text block, in beautiful multi-color chromolithographed wrappers. WITH; a four page leaflet, listing all wholesale houses throughout the US carrying the Benton, Myers wares, printed in red and black. Also fine. Rare. [Worldcat cites no copies; not in Romaine].

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         Westfälisches Trachtenbuch. Die jetzigen und ehemaligen westfälischen und schaumburgischen Gebiete umfassend. - Liebhaber Ausgabe

      Bielefeld/Berlin/Leipzig, Velhagen & Klasing Verlag, 1904. Mit 24 Tafeln in Farbendruck nach Originalzeichnungen von Johs. Gehrts, zahlreichen Textabbildungen und einer historischen Übersichtskarte. - Exemplar Nr. 74 der Liebhaber-Ausgabe gedruckt für Herrn Richard Lange sen. Dieses Widmungsblatt und Subskribenten Liste der Liebhaber-Ausgabe, mit 98 Namen dem Titel vorgebunden. 4°, (7Blatt,208+24,Faltkarte), Ganzleder auf 5 Bünden, Rücken und Deckel mit Prägung in Gold und Braun, Marmorpapier-Vorsätze, Goldschnitt, Tafeln mit Pergament-Hemdchen, mit Original-Pappschuber,, Schuber in gutem Zustand. Buch mit geringsten Gebrauchsspuren am Einband in sehr gutem Zustand..

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         Alaska Boundary Tribunal. United States Atlas. Maps and Charts Accompanying the Case and Counter Case of the United States; Alaska Boundary Tribunal. British Atlas. Maps and Charts Accompanying the Case of Great Britain

      Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1904. Hardcover. Very good. Hardcover. Two volumes. Elephant Folios. (Approx. 19.5" X 15") Brown cloth hardcovers with gilt titles on front boards. The U.S. Atlas has 47 maps. The British Atlas has 35 maps. The third volume, Atlas of Award (Tribunal Fixed lines) with 27 maps, is not present. The U.S. Atlas has a scuffed area on front cover. Light edge wear to cloth on British Atlas.

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        The two girls went down through the field

      [N.p.], 1904 - Published in J. F. M. Carter, Deane Polworth Royalist, London, Seeley and Co. Ltd., 1905 Approx. 17 x 11-3/4 inches. Monochrome wash and body color, signed and dated "C. V. Harcourt/04" at lower right. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller : James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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