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         Manuale di ornitologia italiana. Elenco descrittivo degli uccelli stazionari o di passaggio finora osservati in Italia

      Ulrico Hoepli, Milano 1904 - Legatura editoriale in piena tela figurata. Cerniere restaurate e carte di guardia marmorizzate rinnovate. Margine superiore leggermente rifilato, altrimenti ottimo esemplare. Provenienza: Collezione Marchese Sacchetti (ex libris cartaceo al contropiatto anteriore). Uno dei manuali Hoepli più rari. Ceresoli, p. 59. 16mo (cm. 14,3), 1 c.nn. bianca, 163(1), VIII, 907(3) pp. con 36 tavole f.t. e 401 incisioni n.t. da disegni originali. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Ex Libris ALAI-ILAB/LILA member]
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         Salome

      Published by Melmoth & Co, London 1904 - , 75 pages, with illustrated title page, list of illustrations page, and 14 further plates, bound by Hatchards Pirated Edition of 250 Copies , a little rubbed at corners and spine ends, small neat owner's name on front pastedown, some faint spots inside but mostly clean, the book is in very good condition , full brown morocco with gilt borders and title, gilt decorated spine compartments, raised bands, all edges gilt 22 x 17 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Colomba.

      Paris, Librairie L. Conquet. L. Carteret et Cie, Successeurs. 1904 - Soixante-trois compositions originales de Daniel Vierge gravées sur bois par Noël et Paillard. Préface de Maurice Tourneux. Complet & Contrôlé. Daniel Urrabieta Ortiz y Vierge dit Daniel Vierge, né le 5 mars 1851 à Madrid et mort le 10 mai 1904 à Boulogne-sur-Seine, est un illustrateur, peintre, dessinateur et aquarelliste espagnol. "Belle publication cotée. Une des meilleure illustrations de l'artiste juste avant sa mort." Édition tirée à 300 exemplaires. Celui-ci (N°22) un des 50 exemplaires de grand luxe sur JAPON ancien à la forme, avec le tirage à part de tous les bois (inséré). Paris, Librairie L. Conquet L. Carteret et Cie, Successeurs - 1904 - 298 pages. Relié in fine le prospectus du spécimen conservé du texte et de 3 illustrations. Reliure demi maroquin aubergine à grain long et à coins, de l'époque. Dos à nerfs portant titre, et auteur dorés. Tranches dorées. Couverture illustrée conservée. Pas de rousseur. Très bon état. Format in-4°(27x19). Edition illustrée [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Livres et Collections]
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         The English student's journal.

      Seitosha 1904-1909, Tokyo - 22 issues, illustrations throughout, an incomplete set; edges worn, paper browning, some issues annotated, some bindings reinforced by staples, vocabulary lists and news supplement laid in to many issues. The English Student's Journal was published twice a month and dedicated to providing a "light, breezy, and chatty little paper" through which students of English could study. It offered short news items, witticisms, and curious facts, often with an imperialist and nationalistic bent. Of particular interest is its essay club section, in which readers were encouraged to submit short essays in return for prizes. In these essays we see glimpses of daily life among the educated Japanese, with illness, draft dodging, and the state of the economy finding representation often. Diet Library only in OCLC. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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         The Sea Wolf

      The Macmillan Company, New York 1904 - First Edition, First Printing with a handwritten Manuscript letter to Charmian London, written while on the Twentieth Century train to New York to negotiate for the return of the film rights to "The Sea Wolf" Jack London writes in pencil on 7 sheets of small notepaper, approx. 7.5x14 cm (3x5½”) that are laid into the book. “Whom should I meet but Hodgkinson carrying S.W. films to New York – Wolf.” The remainder is a rambling declaration of his feeling towards Charmian: “My Woman, I wish I did not suffer from doing by thousand words each day. Because then I should tell you that you are my dearest possession, you are my one possession that counts for anything. Incidentally, you count for everything. All the space of words occupied by all my books would not furnish the details of the account that makes you so count with me. Wolf.” The book is in great shape with minor wear to the boards. The pages are clean with light wear to the edges. There is NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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         Shanghai: A Handbook for Travellers and Residents to the Chief Objects of Interest in and Around the Foreign Settlements and Native City

      Shanghai, Hongkong, Singapore & Yokohama, Kelly and Walsh, (1904).. Octavo. Pp. (ii), (vi), xx, 222, (24). Plus large, folding coloured lithograph map, ?A Map of the Foreign Settlements at Shanghai 1904? printed by Stanford, London, placed in rear pocket. With 64 illustrations to text. Many commercial advertisements. Index. Hardcover, bound in the original publisher's full blue cloth, upper cover decorated with Chinese motifs and lettered in gilt, lower cover with advertisement of Standard Life Office stamped in gilt, with large armorial emblem at head, spine bit faded, lettered in gilt, spine ends slightly bumped. Light blue endpapers printed with advertisements. A lovely copy in a very good exterior and with fine, fresh interior absolutely free of foxing. ~ First edition, first printing.

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         THE PICCANINNIES LIBRARY. THE PICCANINNIES PICTURE POCKET BOOKS. Complete in Five Volumes. STORIES FROM PUSSYLAND (Shuter, Wain); TOPSY IN TOYLAND (Matthews, Shuter); TWO SIMPLE TALES (Stirling, Hassell, Aldin); STORIES FROM PUPPYLAND (Smith, Aldin); DOINGS OF THE DOLLYMITES (Howard, Billinghurst).

      Sands & Co., London 1904 - FIVE VOLUMES. Complete set . Very Good to Very Good+ hardback First Editions first Printings in the Original red cloth bindings with white illustrations. In the Original red paper covered slipcase, as issued (title no longer on slipcase). Each volume measures 4" by 2.7" and consists of 96 pages with text, color and black & white illustrations by some of the most notable illustrators of the early 20th century. All are complete except for a missing blank front free endpaper in "Pussyland". Scattered soiling. Spotting rear cover "Toyland". Bindings are intact. No extraneous writing, inscriptions or markings. A Rare survivor with OCLC listing only 4 copies (one of which has only 4 books). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Our Poultry and All About Them: Their Varieties, Habits, Mating, Breeding, Selection and Management for Pleasure and Profit

      London.: Hutchinson.. No date. Ca. 1904.. BOUND IN TWO VOLUMES. 36 color plates, black and white plates and in-text illustrations 442(818)pp, 11 x 9 1/4 inches, leather spine and corners with cloth-covered boards (hardbound). Covers extremities quite rubbed, light soiling to covers, a number of plates are loose, a few have soft corner creases or an occasional short edge tear; overall very good, clean condition with bright color plates. A 1904 announcement from Hutchinson describes Weir's volume as "The greatest work on poultry ever projected." It states that the book is to be published "in 13 fortnightly parts" and further observes of the author: "Mr. Harrison Weir's life-long experience as a breeder, exhibitor, and judge of poultry entitles him to the foremost place as an authority on the subject. His new book "Our Poultry," is the work of a practical man whose labours as an artist and journalist have received universal recognition, and it is no exaggeration to say that his illustrations far surpass in beauty and fidelity any pictures of poultry that have been published...; this work can certainly be called his magnum opus." Who's Who (Macmillan) in 1905 observed in their profile of Weir: "'Our Poultry and All About Them,' the writing and illustrating of which occupied his attention for upwards of 20 years, [is] for its size...unique as the work of one man, author and illustrator, there being over 600,000 words of letterpress, 37 (sic) richly printed coloured pictures, and over 350 black and white drawings..." Weir's two-volume work is relatively uncommon in a complete state, as it was issued in installments to be bound when the series was complete. This set has been bound without a title page or table of contents (presumably issued with one of the parts) and there is no index (the latter likely as published). Some of the curious features, which might be described as comprising an appendix to the volumes, include Curatives and Medicines derived from poultry; Shrove Tuesday Customs involving Poultry; Cock-Crowing; Spurs; Poultry Markets; Superstitions and Omens; Proverbs, Axioms, Sayings, Etc., followed by a Glossary. .

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         Grein and Pahls Drink Mixer's Manual [Drinks as they are Mixed]

      Chicago: oe Grein & J. Pauls Inc. Very Good. [circa 1904]: Grein and Pauls edition of Paul E. Lowe's Drinks as they are Mixed. Grein and Pahls was a hops and malt store in Chicago, who gained permission from from the original publisher of Paul E. Lowe's book to republish the book in its entirety though wrapped in a cover with their name on it, and with an advertisement for their catalog. In Very Good condition. Light soiling to cloth, light edge wear. Light evidence of erased red pencil to front free end paper, and occasionally in margins. Pages show a few small stains. Front free end paper has an edge tear repaired with tape. Front and rear hinge lightly exposed. An extremely scarce edition; far more uncommon than the usual edition of Drinks as they are Mixed and rarely seen at market.

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         FINE AND EXTENSIVE HERBARIUM OF BRITISH PLANTS

      n/a, n/a 1904 - A superb and extensive collection of herbarium specimens of British Plants with over 650 species represented; approximately 100 of these are supported with original watercolour illustrations, and a few with original b/w photographs of specimens or habitat. Each specimen is displayed in a separate card folder (size approx. 38 x 51cm folding to 38 x 26cm.), carefully sewn in place with white thread; and generally protected with an inserted sheet of blotting paper; each with a printed species label to which location and date have been added in manuscript and occasionally the collector's initials. The illustrations are painted or inserted onto the inside front fold opposite the dried plant and vary somewhat in quality, with some highly accomplished. The specimens were collected mainly between 1904 and 1910 with a few later specimens around 1913, with a further adjunct collection of specimens around 1932. We are not sure who the main collector was, but all collections appear to be made by the "J" family as there are a few references to E. V. J.; E. M. J.; D. R. J.; and E. S. C. J. The centre of collection is focused around Canterton in Dorset, but collections were made all over England and Wales inlcuding: Salisbury Plain, Corfe Castle, Snowdon, Bramshaw, New Forest, Lulworth, Sedge Moor, Rakes Brake[?], Ramsey, Swanage, Cheddar, Yarmouth, Coombe Bissett, Sheepstor etc. and in Cornwall - Kynance, Goonhilly Downs etc; and in Wales - Snowdon and Cefn Rocks. To give an impression of the scope of this extraordinary collection there are at least 24 orchid species represented as follows: - bog orchid, New Forest Aug 1906 (supported with a contemporary b/w photograph presumably of the collected plant); broad-leaved helleborine, Cadman Road, Aug. 1903; marsh heleborine, Sennen (W. Cornwall), July 1919; white helleborine, White Parish Hill, June 1906; common tway-blade, Canterton, July 1904; heart-leaved tway-blade, near Llyn Anafon, July 1910 (N.Wales); bird's nest orchid, Binstead Hill Wood, June 1906; commony lady's-tresses, nr. Brook Pond, Sept. 1903; large-flowered lady's tresses, New Forest 1905; green-winged Orchid, Canterton, May 1904; military orchid June 1909 (initialled W. M. J., no location given); Orchis ustulata (burnt orchid), Whiteparish Hill, June 1906; early purple orchid, Canterton, May 1903; spotted hand orchid (O. mascula), Canterton, June 1908; Marsh Orchid, (O. latifolia), New Forest , May 1912; Pyramidal Orchid, Lulworth, 1906; butterfly orchid, New Forest, June 1906; great butterfly orchid, Buckcharm, June 1905; fragrant orchid; nr. Rhydymwyn, July 1910; green frog orchid, The Leeta, Mold, N. Wales, June 1903; bee orchid, Lulworth, June 1904; spider orchid, Swanage, April 1910; and Fly Orchid, Bentworth, June 1906. The specimens in their folders are contained within a six-shelf stained pine cabinet, adapted to the purpose; to the the lip of each shelf in manuscript are lists of plant families, though these only partly relate to the specimens on that shelf. The cabinet is a little bruised and worn, and the key to the lock missing, but the contents and specimens are in excellent condition, a few folders dusty to the outside. An extraordinary collection, containing many rare species, a testimony to a bygone Britain before the introduction of intensive farming and the wholesale loss of wildflower meadows. A large heavy item: a shipping surcharge will apply. Size: Folio

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         The LASTING FLORY [sic] Of The NOGI ARMY.

      (n. p.): (n. d.). Unpaginated, though 118 pages, with text in English & Japanese. An eye-witness pictorial record, by this unknown author & soldier, of Nogi's 1904 assualt on Port Arthur on the southern tip of Liaodong Peninsula, Manchuria. Evidently quite rare, as we find no copies listed on OCLC, nor in the British Library. General binding wear, with spine cloth becoming detached at base. Dampstain along board upper edges. An About VG copy.

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         The Old Testament. 2 vols. (Complete)

      M. De Brunoff, Art Publisher, Paris, London, New York 1904 - 1/720. Folio. Original full leather with gold lettering on spines. Raised bands. All edges gilt. Dentelles. Silk moire endpapers. Mounted frontispiece portrait of J. James Tissot, protected with a tissue-guard. Both title-pages in red and black lettering with embossed golden grape cluster vignette. Decorative initials and head- and tailpieces. Rare and fascinating work profusely illustrated with three hundred and ninety-six in-text and full-page compositions (some in color). This copy being an American Edition de Grand Luxe, each full-page plate is displayed in 2 states, each one being protected with a tissue-guard. Every first state illustrations are mounted. Some age-wear on binding with some rubbing along joints and edges. Front board of second volume detached but present. Some discoloration on spines. Bindings in overall fair to good, interior in near to fine condition. About the Illustrator: James Jacques Joseph Tissot (1836 -1902) was born at Nantes. He studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris under Ingres, Flandrin and Lamothe, and exhibited in the Paris Salon for the first time at the age of twenty-three. In 1861 he showed The Meeting of Faust and Marguerite, which was purchased by the state for the Luxembourg Gallery. His first characteristic period made him a painter of the charms of women. Demi-mondaine would be more accurate as a description of the series of studies which he called La Femme a Paris. He fought in the Franco-Prussian War and, falling under suspicion as a Communard, left Paris for London. Here he studied etching with Sir Seymour Haden, drew caricatures for Vanity Fair, and painted portraits as well as genre subjects. Sometime in the 1870s Tissot met an Irish divorcee, Mrs. Kathleen Newton, who became his companion and the model for many of his paintings. Mrs. Newton moved into Tissot's household in 1876 and lived with him until her suicide in the late stages of consumption in 1882 at the age of 28. It was many years before he turned to the chief labor of his career, the production of a series of 700 watercolor drawings to illustrate the life of Christ and the Old Testament. He disappeared from Paris, whither he had returned after the death of Kathleen Newton, and went to Palestine. In 1896 the series of 350 drawings of incidents in the life of Christ was exhibited in Paris, and the following year found them on show in London. They were then published by the firm of Lemercier in Paris, who had paid him 1,100,000 francs for them. (Over 500 related drawings, watercolors and oils are now in the collection of the Brooklyn Museum.) After this he turned to the scenes of the Old Testament, upon which he was still engaged at the abbey of Buillon, in the department of Doubs, France, when he died. American Edition de Grand Luxe. Limited edition [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Radio-Activity

      Cambridge University Press, UK 1904 - Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1904. Near fine. Externally very nice with a little rubbing to the edges, sticker remnants to top of spine. Library stamp to endpaper, ex-libris sticker and seller's sticker to pastedown. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hyraxia Books. ABA, PBFA]
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         Fritz Kocher's Aufsätze. Mitgeteilt von Robert Walser.

      Leipzig, Insel Verlag 1904.. 128 S. Mit 11 ganzseitigen Illustrationen von Karl Walser. Halbpergamentband der Zeit mit hellrotem goldgeprägtem Rückenschild. Diie Originalbroschur von Karl Walser mit eingebunden.. Badorrek-H. A. 28.1. - Sarkowski 1872. - Wilpert-G. 1. - Erste Ausgabe. - Gutes Exemplar der seltenen ersten Buchveröffentlichung Walsers. - Exemplar der Bindequote in der illustrierten Broschur hierin einem schlichten aber geschmackvollen Privateinband der Zeit. Schönes, fleckenloses Exemplar. Späteres Exlibris eines Insel-Sammlers auf dem dem Innendeckel.

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         The Last Records of a Cotswold Community: Being the Weston Subedge Field Account Book for the Final Twenty-six Years of the Famous Cotswold Games, Hitherto Unpublished, and Now Edited with a Study on the Old Time Sports of Campden and the Village Community of Weston.

      Chipping Campden Essex House Press 1904 - Small quarto. lvi, 59pp. One of 75 copies. Illustrated with several full-page engravings of Dover's Hill and Campden landmarks by Edmund H. New, as well as a double-page map of Weston Subedge parish. Printed on Essex House paper and printed at the Press by the Guild of Handicraft. The Cotswold Games are an annual sporting event held during the week of May Day. The games began around 1612 and, in spite of the title of the book, continues to this day. Although the games were inspired by the ancient Greek Olympics, the competitions include sledgehammer throwing, sword fighting, horsemanship, and other activities suited to the rural English countryside. Bound in white buckram, gilt-titled to spine. Slight toning to spine, small spot to upper cover, else fine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Mark Twain notifies the personal secretary of financier Henry H Rogers, who helped him manage his finances, that he has changed banks and that "the monthly money from Harpers & the Tarrytown house" that he was trying to sell should be deposited in his new account

      New York, NY, October 9, 1904. 5" x 8". "Autograph Letter Signed ""SL C.,"" 1p, 5"" x 8"". On stationery of ""The Grosvenor, / Fifth Ave. & Tenth St. / New York,"" October 9, 1904. To Miss [Katharine I.] Harrison. Small light stain in upper left corner. Fine condition.In full, ""Hereafter won't you please place the monthly money from Harpers & the Tarrytown house - next to my credit in the Lincoln National Bank instead of the Guaranty Trust. I mean to try to live on that - (& shan't succeed.) Good-bye. I shall call soon. SL C. You notice I have changed my hotel.""Katharine I. Harrison was secretary to industrialist and financier Henry H. Rogers who had been Clemens' friend since they first met in 1893. Rogers helped Clemens reorganize his finances and Miss Harrison managed the details of Clemens' financial accounts. The ""money from Harpers"" refers to Clemens' exclusive publishing contract with Harpers. In 1902, Clemens purchased Hillcrest, a house in Tarrytown, New York. The New York Times reported on December 22, 1904, ""Charles A. Gardiner, attorney for the Manhattan Railway Company, has bought the properties at Tarrytown owned by Samuel L. Clemens (Mark Twain) and E. B. Cobb. The two parcels together make a tract of forty acres ... Mr. Clemens bought his half of the property about two years ago, intending to live there, but did not do so on account of illness in his family."""

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         Klinger, Max. - Vom Tode II (Opus XIII). - Blatt III. - "Genie (Künstler)".

      . Radierung / Kaltnadel, auf gelblichem kaiserlichem Japanpapier, 1904. Von Max Klinger. 41,8 x 31,6 cm (Darstellung / Einfassungslinie) / 45,0 x 34,7 cm (Platte) / 58,5 x 44,5 cm (Blatt). Singer 233 VI (von VII). In der Darstellung rechts unten Monogramm. Darunter gestochene Signatur. Verso Besitzstempel Schleswig-Holsteinischer Kunstverein Kiel, dazu Tilgungsstempel. - Prachtvoller, fein nuancierender Druck von Otto Felsing, Berlin. - Tadellos erhalten. Sehr guter Zustand. Max Klinger (1857 Leipzig - 1920 Großjena). Deutscher Bildhauer, Maler und Grafiker des Symbolismus. 1874/75 Studium an der Großherzoglich Badischen Kunstschule in Karlsruhe bei Karl Gussow und Ludwig Des Coudres, 1875 an der Königlichen Akademie der Künste in Berlin. 1878 präsentierte Klinger zum ersten Mal seine Gemälde in der 52. Ausstellung der Königlichen Akademie der Künste in Berlin. Ab 1879 lebte er völlig zurückgezogen in Brüssel und beschäftigt sich intensiv mit Radierung und Aquatinta. Aufenthalte in Brüssel, München, Paris und Rom. Großer Erfolg als Graphiker, u.a. mit dem Radierzyklus "Paraphrase über den Fund eines Handschuhs" (1881). Klinger zählt zu den wichtigsten Vertretern der polychromen Plastik. Zu seinen Hauptwerken zählen u.a. die Skulpturen "Beethoven", "Die neue Salome" und "Kassandra". Eine sozialkritische Sicht beweist Klinger in den Radierzyklen, ?Dramen? und ?Ein Leben?. Zahlreiche Künstler der Moderne wie Käthe Kollwitz, Ernst Barlach oder Edvard Munch beriefen sich auf ihn..

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         DE VITA ET MORIBVS IULII AGRICOLAE LIBER DE ORIGINE SITV MORIBVS AC POPVLIS GERMANORVM LIBER DE ORATORIBVS DIALOGVS

      [Boston: D. B. Updike at the Merrymount Press, 1904]. Folio (45 x 32 cm). Quarter brown calf and gilt lettered boards. Calf darkened and a bit crazed and chipped, slight tanning at board edges, internally about fine. One of one hundred copies only, printed in Bertram Goodhue's Merrymount type, its first use after its premiere in the 1896 Merrymount Press Altar Book. The text was edited by Prof. Morris Morgan, and the text was suggested to Updike by Charles Eliot Norton for use in this production intended to showcase the font. Given the significant percentage of the one hundred copies located in institutions, it is not at all surprising that this imposing example of turn-of-the- century typographic accomplishment is uncommon in commerce. Updike, THE MERRYMOUNT PRESS, p.27. SMITH, p. 202. RANSOM (Merrymount Press) 9.

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         The Master of Game by Edward, Second Duke of York. the Oldest English Book on Hunting Edited by Wm. A. and F. Baillie-Grohman. With a Foreword by Theodore Roosevelt.

      London: Ballantyne, Hanson & Co., 1904. - LIMITED EDITION OF 600 COPIES, this being one of ten copies printed on Japon paper and specially bound by Zaehnsdorf. Out of series, 'Presentation Copy' written in place of a number and inscribed by the editors on the front free endpaper to their daughter Olga Baillie-Groham, with her bookplate to front pastedown. Folio (47 x 31 cm) pp. liii, 286, [1] Publisher's full vellum over bevelled boards by Zaehnsdorf, with the seal of Edward, Second Duke of York in gilt to upper and gilt titles to spine. Top edge gilt, others left with plain endpapers. Illustrated with one colour lithograph plate, highlighted with gold and 52 facsimile photogravure and monotint reproductions of original manuscript illuminations. Original prospectus, one sheet folded and printed on four sides, loosely inserted. Some light soiling/marking to vellum, light foxing to first and last leaves, but pages generally clean without writing or other marks. The photogravures are reproduced from MS. f. fr 616 in the Bibliotheque Nationale and monotints from drawings in MS. Bodl. 546 at the Bodleian Library. Printed in two columns with Middle English and a modern transcription. The Master of Game was written between 1406 - 1413, the contents is a translation largely based on Count Gaston de Foix's 'Livre de Chasse', with some additions by Edward. Extensively annotated with appendiix and a bibliography of early works on hunting. An impressive example of book production.

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         The Love Songs of Connacht being the fourth chapter of the Songs of Connacht collected and translated by Douglas Hyde L.L.D., 'An Craoibhín Aoibhinn', President of the Gaelic League

      Dun Emer Press, Dundrum, Co. Dublin 1904 - pp 128. A truly fine copy - full leather - five raised bands - boards gilt ruled with leaf motif to corners - also gilt-ruled with similar motif on inside of boards - all edges gilt. Limited edition of 300 published by Elizabeth Corbet Yeats. Inscription in Irish on first blank runs (in translation) 'Stephen Gwynn gave this book to Ethel, brilliant poet and store of knowledge, with every good wish and the hope that life will be good to her and her fine husband.' Further images available on request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1904

      John Wisden & Co, London 1904 - Forty First Edition. Full scores and bowling analyses of all important played in 1903. Special photographs of A. E. Knight, John Gunn, P.F. Warner, W. Mead, C. Blythe. Original brown cloth binding, gilt titles to the front and spine. Light wear to the extremities, spine a little browned, corners bumped. Very minor marking to the boards but gilt nice and bright, presents well overall. Minor cracking to the rear endpapers, and a little damp staining. Margins of the title page a little browned. Contents clean and free from foxing, photo plate in nice condition. Original tissue guard with minor loss. cxl + 492pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Remarquable lot de 10 cahiers manuscrits autographes : Journaux intimes, Poèmes et Notes de romans ] I : Cahier de 70 feuillets contenant : Fragments de Journal (1905). Evocation des cousins Hons-Ollivier, de la Tante Zoé, la danseuse Zambelli. Notes de Voyages Biarritz et pays basque (1906). Lou Revenir. Moeurs et Coutumes du Périgord. Nombreux récit, contes et poèmes dont "A Madame Sarah Bernhardt, pour lui demander un autographe sur une de ses photographies". Bagnères de Luchon. Deux excursions. Au gouffre d'enfer. Au port de Venasque et au pic de Sauvegarde. Portraits : Maurice Donnay. Edmond Rostand. Flers et Caillavet. Octave Mirbeau. Jules Bois. André Rivoire. Jean Richepin. Abel Hermant. Paul Hervieu. Eugène Brieux. Henry Bernstei

      1904 - 10 cahiers d'écoliers dont 1 cartonné et 9 brochés, 1904-1940 : I : Cahier de 70 feuillets contenant : Fragments de Journal (1905). Evocation des cousins Hons-Ollivier, de la Tante Zoé, la danseuse Zambelli. Notes de Voyages Biarritz et pays basque (1906). Lou Revenir. Moeurs et Coutumes du Périgord. Nombreux récit, contes et poèmes dont "A Madame Sarah Bernhardt, pour lui demander un autographe sur une de ses photographies". Bagnères de Luchon. Deux excursions. Au gouffre d'enfer. Au port de Venasque et au pic de Sauvegarde. Portraits : Maurice Donnay. Edmond Rostand. Flers et Caillavet. Octave Mirbeau. Jules Bois. André Rivoire. Jean Richepin. Abel Hermant. Paul Hervieu. Eugène Brieux. Henry Bernstein. Alfred Capus. 1909. L'aéroplanomanie - II : Cahier de 50 feuillets : Notes et arguments de romans (1909-1933) ; III : Cahiers de 50 feuillets dont la moitié manuscrits. Recueil de poésies dont un "A Jean Balde", ou "L'Agenais" (1922-1931) ; IV : Cahiers de 50 feuillets dont une trentaine manuscrits. Recueil de poésies intitulé "Chansons pour ses yeux" (1910-1912) ; V : Cahiers d'environ 60 feuillets "Prose et poésies mêlées". Sur la mariage de ma cousine Andrée. Tsoushima. etc. (1905-1906) ; VI : Cahiers de 50 feuillets manuscrits. Premiers Rêves. Poèmes (1904-1906) ; VII : Cahiers de 50 feuillets manuscrits. Poèmes (1904-1909) ; VIII : Cahier dont 12 ff. sont manuscrits : Voyage aux Pyrénnés (sic) ; IX : Cahiers de 50 feuillets manuscrits. Poèmes 1912-1919 ; X : Cahiers de 50 feuillets manuscrits ayant pour Titre "Jean Dentu" [pseudonyme de Pierre de La Batut ] Carnet de notes de romans. Important lot de 10 cahiers (plus de 850 pages) de notes autographes ( dont nous n'avons donné qu'un aperçu très succinct) rédigées par l'écrivain d'origine périgourdine Pierre de La Batut. Prix dut lot, non séparable. Langue: Français [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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         Gazette des Beaux-Arts. Original etching by Camille Pissarro

      Paris : Gazette des Beaux-Arts, 1904. Book. Illus. by Camille Pissarro. Near Fine. Soft cover. 1st Edition. Original wrappers. Gazette des Beaux-Arts. Courrier Europeen de l 'Art et de la Curiosite. 563e Livraison. 3e Periode. Tome Trente et unieme. 28.5 x 19 cm. With the original dry-needle etching by Camille Pissarro "Vachère au Bord de l'Eau". Etching is unsigned and unnumbered and measures 20 x 13,5 cm. Ref. Delteil 93 VIII. Black & white illustrations and plates; a.o a photo gravure by Memling - La Passion and one by Pissarro - Jardin a Pontoise. 87 pp. + 6 pp. advertisements. Etching and other plates are in fine condition, no age-toning or foxing, full original margins. The Gazette des Beaux-Arts began publishing in 1859. From the beginning of its publication the Gazette regularly commissioned the greatest etchers of the day to supply original graphic works of art. Nineteenth century editions included original etchings by Daubigny, Appian, Goya, Meryon, Whistler, Seymour Haden, Liebermann, Maclaughlan, Besnard and others..

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         DIE GEIGEN Und LAUTENMACHER.

      Frankfurter: H. Keller, 1904. xx, 812 pp (including index), Listing of violin makers; very useful subject reference. Text in German. Overall VG .

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         Labmi(t)z" 1904, Blick auf eine Landschaft mit der Ortschaft Labmitz auf der Insel Usedom im Hintergrund links.

      1904 1904 - Bleistift, mit Bleistiftlinie umrandet, auf bräunlichem Velin, rechts unten bezeichnet und datiert „Labmitz 7.9.04". 19,3:28,5 cm. Seine erste künstlerische Unterweisung erhielt Philipp Franck als Schüler bei dem Zeichenlehrer F. Hoff. 1877-1879 studierte er in Frankfurt am Städelschen Kunstinstitut bei J.H. Hasselhorst (1825-1904) und E. von Steinle (1810-1886). Anschließend nahm er in Kronberg bis 1881 Privatunterricht bei A. Burger (1824-1905). Ein weiterer Mitbegründer der Kronberger Malerkolonie, J.F. Dielmann (1809-1885), mit dem er freundschaftlich verbunden war, riet ihm in Düsseldorf weiterzustudieren. 1881-1887 setzte er seine Studien an der Düsseldorfer Kunstakademie bei E. von Gebhardt (1838-1925) und E. Dücker (1841-1916) fort. 1888-1890 folgte ein Würzburg-Aufenthalt. Anschließend legte er an der Königlichen Zeichenschule in Berlin die Prüfung als Zeichenlehrer ab. 1891/92 hatte er eine erste Lehrestelle in Halle/Saale. 1892 wurde er als Lehrer an die Staatliche Kunstschule Berlin berufen, 1898 folgte die Berufung zum Professor, 1915-1930 war er dort Direktor. Zwischen 1915 und 1939 unternahm er zahlreiche kleinere Reisen nach Kronberg. 1898 war er Mitbegründer der Berliner Sezession, deren Ausstellungen er regelmäßig beschickte. 1919 wurde er Mitglied der Preußischen Akademie. In dieser Zeit arbeitete er eng mit Max Liebermann (1847-1935) zusammen und wird zum Kreis um L. Corinth (1858-1935) gezählt. Philipp Franck, der eine grundlegende Reform des Zeichenunterrichts in Preußen durchsetzte, verfaßte hierzu zwei Handbücher für den Zeichen- und Kunstunterricht.

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         THE PROFITABLE FARM AND GARDEN An Illustrated Weekly Journal Devoted to Live Stock Horses Dairy Farming Poultry Keeping Market Gardening Bee-Keeping and other Profitable Industries Connected with the Land

      W.H. and L. Collingridge, 1901 - 1904. - Weekly magazine bound in 5 volumes from October 1899 to December 1904. 4to. Original half calf (bindings in very poor condition, heavily chipped and worn). Pp. variously paginated, illus with 246 full page coloured plates (of which 66 are fine poultry plates and the remainder of domestic and farm animals, flowers, fruit and vegetables), b&w plates and photos and drawings throughout in text (plates largely bright and unmarked, some with closed tears at edges; vol II with numerous newspaper cuttings pasted onto front and rear endpapers). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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         versch. Häusern, z.B. Schulhaus an der Ridlerstraße, Zentralfortbildungsschule an der Liebherrstraße, Schulhaus an der Flustraße, städt. Zentralfeuerhaus an der Blumenstraße, äußere Maximiliansbrücke, Wittelsbacherbrücke, Brause- und Wannenband an

      der Pilgersheimerstraße); 2. Die Erhebung der Wohnverhältnisse in der Stadt München 1904-1907. 1. Teil: Die Altstadt (Lindauer'sche Buchhandlung, München 1906; 30 Seiten, eine Karte); 3: dito, II. Teil, Der X., XI. und XII. Stadtbezirk (1906, 30. Seiten, eine ausklappbare Karte); 4. III. Teil, Das Ostend (XIV-XVIII Stadtbezirk) (1906, 34 Seiten, eine ausklappbare Karte); 5. IV. Teil, Die Stadtbezirke V-IX und XIII (1907, 31 Seiten, eine auklappb. Karte); 6. V. Teil, Das Westend (XIX -XXIV .... Stadtbezirk) (1910, 30 Seiten); 7. VI Teil, Gesamtergebnis (1910, 30 Seiten, eine ausklappbare Karte - 2-7 in der Reihe "Mittheilungen des Statistischen Amtes der Stadt München", Band XX Heft 1, Teile 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6). 8. Grundsteinlegung zum Deutschen Museum (12 Seiten, s-w-Abb., keinerlei Titelbild); 9. 1864 / 1924. 60 Jahre Konsum-Verein München von 1864 (44 Seiten, vorderer Teil des Kartoneinbandes eingebunden, s-w-Abb., Annoncen); 10. Erinnerungsblätter der Pfarrgemeinde St. Franziskus in München Untergiesing zur Konsekration der St.-Franziskus-Jubiläumskirche (München 1926, 18 Seiten); Stempel auf Einbandinnenseite, handschr. Inhaltsregister auf vord. Vorsatz; sonst schön

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         1. Chez Les Cannibales. Huit ans de croisiere dans l'Ocean Pacifique a bord du yacht "Le Tolna". / & 2. Vers L'Ecueil de Minicoy---Apres huit Ans dans L'Ocean Pacifique et Indien a Bord du Yacht "Le Tolna".

      Librairie Plon, Paris, 1903. / 1904. - EA. Beide Bände zusammen mit Frontispiez, 372 fotogr.Abb. auf Tafeln und im Text sowie 5 Karten, eine davon gefaltet, drei weitere mehrfach gefaltet. Beide Bände sehr dekorative Hleder-Bände mit marmorierten Deckeln (original altes Marmor-Sprenkel-Papier) und Rücken-Goldprägung. IV, 407 S. / 395 S. 4°. Neu geheftet und eingebunden; hervorragender Zustand, sehr sauber, keine Bibl.-Explare, keine Anstreichungen o.ä. . Karten teils minimal stockfleckig. Einziger echter Schönheitsfehler: Vortitel und Titel von 'Chez les Cannibales' in Fotokopie mit eingebunden!! Ansonsten zwei sehr schöne, gleichermaßen eingebundene Exemplare von selten guter Erhaltung. Der steinreiche ungarische „Count" Festetics de Tolna gönnte sich und seiner frisch angetrauten Ehefrau eine 8-jährige Hochzeitsreise kreuz und quer durch die Südsee sowie durch die indonesische Inselwelt. Stationen waren u.a. Hawai, Tahiti, Samoa, Fiji, Neue Hebriden, Salomonen, Bismarck-Archipel, Palau etc. Diese zwei fotografisch hervorragend ausgestattete Reisewerke auf Kunstdruck-Papier waren u.a. die Früchte dieser Expedition.

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         Opera omnia. Gesammelte Arbeiten. 2 Bände.

      Braunschweig, Vieweg, 1904. - (24,5 x 17 cm). XLII, 840 S./ XIII, 893 S. Mit 1 Frontispiz, 1 Faksimile, 15 teils farbig lithographierten Tafeln und einigen Abbildungen im Text. Moderne Halbleinwandbände im Stil der Zeit. Erste Ausgabe der gesammelten, überwiegend deutschsprachigen Arbeiten des berühmten und vielseitigen polnischen Chemikers; posthum erschienen. - Der zu den Mitbegründern der physiologischen Chemie gehörende Nencki (1847-1901), Leiter des chemischen Labors am Kaiserlichen Institut für experimentelle Medizin in St. Petersburg, beschäftigte sich besonders mit Zersetzungsprozessen an organischen Stoffen, mit Blutfarbstoffen, der Harnstoffsynthese im tierischen Organismus, der künstlichen Herstellung von Indigo. Daneben entwickelt er die "Nencki-Reaktion", untersucht die Melanine, studiert die Cholera und die Wirkungsweise der Desinfektionsmittel. "Nencki's best-known investigations concerned hemoglobin. Using original methods he systematically studied for many years the degradation products of the blood pigment" (DSB). - Stempel auf Titeln. Ohne Schmutztitel von Band 2, sonst sauber und gut erhalten. - DSB 7, 22

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         The Works and Life of Laurence Sterne. Including: Tristram Shandy, A Sentimental Journey, Sermons of Mr. Yorick, Journal to Eliza; with Introductions by W.L. Cross, Also contains Sterne's Letters, An Eulogy by the Abbe Raynal, and a Life of Sterne by Percy Fitgerald.

      New York: J. F, Taylor and company, 1904. - The York Edition. LIMITED to 750 copies of which this is No459. Complete in 12 volumes; large 8vo. Finely bound in recent green half morocco, matching cloth boards, twin red and green title labels and gilt decoration to spines, raised bands, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Illustrated. A superb set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         [Jugendstil Rug Trade Catalog]: Koch & Te Kock. Oelsnitz. Mars 1904

      Oelsnitz, [Germany]: Kock & Te Kock. 1904. Octavo. Deep blue flexible cloth decorated in black and gilt. 105 beautiful mounted chromolithograph plates of Jugendstil rug designs, with price list bound in the rear. Corners bumped, else near fine, the plates are about fine. The designs, non-sequentially numbered represent a righteous profusion of the spectacularly beautiful Art Nouveau designs. OCLC locates no copies. .

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         La Robe Rouge, 1894.(Chicago 107 II/II; Levy 96; Way 68). Transfer lithograph in black printed on fine laid paper with the watermark O.W.P & A. C.L.

      Goulding., London 1904 - Transfer lithograph in black printed on fine laid paper with the watermark O.W.P & A. C.L.A posthumous edition of 42 impressions printed by Goulding in 1904, the stone was erased the same year. There were two states of this lithograph, of which there were only twenty-three life time impressions.The sitter was Beatrix Whistler, his wife. ‘Whistler plainly stated in a letter to the Ways, this lithograph and La Belle Dame endormie were drawn on the evening of 22nd of September 1894,making them among the most precisely dated images in his lithographic oeuvre’.‘When Whistler received the proofs of La Robe Rouge in early October 1894, he ordered up to twenty impressions, saying that he might wish to ‘touch the stone’ during an anticipated visit to London.’This lithograph was also published in The Studio magazine in 1895 in an edition of 3000 copies. ‘The image was transferred from the original stone to supplementary stones in preparation for the large machine-printed edition that Thomas way pulled for The Studio.’Image size 188 x 155 mmSheet size 380 x 267mm (14 7/8 x 10 inches) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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         Abraham Lincoln, A History, Complete in Ten Volumes

      The Century Co., New York 1904 - "Abraham Lincoln, A History" by John G. Nicolay and John Hay. Complete in ten volumes. Published by The Century Co., New York, 1904. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographic reproductions, drawings, and maps. The volumes measure 6" x 9.25". Bound in publisher's original green cloth with gilt titling and decorations on the spines. Top edge gilt. The books are in good plus antiquarian condition. All of the hinges are starting. Varying degrees of wear to the boards and spines, with volume four having a chip of cloth missing at the spine; volumes eight and nine have some small spot of white discoloration. Previous owner's signature on the front leaf in ink in volumes two and nine; bookplate on paste-down of volumes four, five, six, seven, and ten. Previous owner's underlining and/or highlighting to all of the volumes except one, four, and ten. Please view the many other rare titles available for purchase at our store. We are always interested in purchasing individual or collections of fine books. Inventory #(F5-51) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Hadrian the Seventh. A Romance

      London: Chatto & Windus,, 1904. Octavo. Original purple boards, titles to spine gilt, title and pictorial decoration to front board in white, top edge gilt. Title page printed in red. Spine rolled, closed tear to tail of spine repaired, a little minor wear and bumping to tips, extremities lightly rubbed, small bump to head of front board, rear hinge cracked but holding. A very good copy. First edition, first impression, first issue binding with the decoration on the front board in white and later publisher's advertisements.

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         [Photo Album]: Teen-age Girls Attending the "Queen's School" in Bangkok, 1968 [hand-titled]: "Happiness is Together with All Friends"

      Small quarto. Plasticized white paper over flexible boards. 111 black and white photographs. Most are about 2.5" x 3.5", a few larger. Slight soiling to the boards, images are mostly fine, many with ink signatures, but for the most part not obscuring the images. Dated from the inscriptions (in Thai). Each photograph is a portrait of a young girl or group of young girls, apparently prepared as a friendship album for one of the students. After the handwritten title page ("Happiness is Together with All Friends") is a drawing of an orchid, and the single word "Farewell," perhaps this was prepared as a going away album for the lone western (possibly American) girl pictured in the album. The girls, in school uniforms, miniskirts, bathing suits, and other typical late 1960s fashion, are almost all are in Western style clothing. The students are depicted engaging in a variety of activities, playing basketball, baseball, posing with a Jaguar XKE, with pets, with a guitar, on the beach, with a bicycle taxi, etc. Also laid in is a New Year's card, most of the text handwritten in Thai. A nice period vernacular album of adolescent girls engaged in a wide range of activities. The Thai inscriptions in the album indicates that this album depicts girls from the Queen's School. Queen Saovabha Phongsri took a particular interest in the education of women, and in 1904 established the first school for girls in Siam; the "Rajini School" or Queen's School in Bangkok. .

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         The Compleat Angler. Edited by Richard LeGallienne

      London: John Lane, 1904. Coigney's Second LeGallienne edition. Illustrated by Edmund H. New. 1 vols. 8vo (183 x 122 mm). Bound in green morocco, covers with onlaid design of white and gray onlays, depicting water-lilies rising from a pond, the latter executed in swrling gilt lines in which two fish swim, with large lily pads beneath composed of darker green morocco onlays, spine in six compartments with five raised bands, gilt-lettered in one, the remaining with simple rule borders, turn-ins gilt, again with fish motifs, all edges gilt, by Rivière and Son. In fine condition; housed in a felt-lined cloth slipcase. Provenance: Cortland F. Bishop (bookplate); Frank S. Hatch (bookplate). Coigney's Second LeGallienne edition. Illustrated by Edmund H. New. 1 vols. 8vo (183 x 122 mm). Walton in a Fine Rivière Binding. Coigney 222

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         “Plans of the New Pt Comfort Corporation” [Original 1904 Broadside]

      Mathews, Va.: New Point Comfort Corporation, 1904. 1st Edition. Other Other. Very Good. (Virginiana, Ephemera) Original 1904 Broadside “Plans of the New Pt. Comfort Corporation” â€?" featuring the article “New Point Comfort Plans: An Unexampled Opportunity to Push Mathews and Gloucester to the Front” from the Mathews and Gloucester Tribune, April 22nd, 1904. Mathews, Va.: New Point Comfort Corporation, 1904. Measures 12.25 x 7 inches. Fold marks. Two toning or stain spots. Slight edge wear with a few small closed tears. Very scarce. Very Good condition overall. Promotional broadside meant to recruit subscribers for the New Point Comfort Development Company’s intention of building a resort on the peninsula near the lighthouse and creating beaches out the marshland in the area. The project failed due the exorbitant cost, and the company went bankrupt.

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         Cabbages and Kings

      McClure, Phillips & Co. 1904 - Laid in is a slip of paper inscribed "Yours as ever" and SIGNED by Sydney Porter. There is both a vertical and horizontal crease on the paper, as well as some light foxing. The cloth of the volume is edge rubbed with corner tips showing, the front panel lettering is lightly subdued, and the spine lettering is almost totally faded. The interior has just light general wear and is in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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         Haandvaerkertoget ved Faellesrepraesentationenes Jubilaeum 1904

      Copenhagen: forhen A. Christiansens Forlag (Hermann-Petersen), 1904. 50 Double-page colored plates after Rasmus Christiansen, mounted on stubs. Introduction by Jul. Wulff. 1 vols. Oblong folio. Original leather-backed burgundy cloth, lettered on cover in gilt. Spine repaired, inner hinges strengthened. Some minor rubbing, pencilled numbers in upper right margin of several plates. Very good. 50 Double-page colored plates after Rasmus Christiansen, mounted on stubs. Introduction by Jul. Wulff. 1 vols. Oblong folio. Fête Book. DANISH TRADES FESTIVAL PARADE. In July 31/1 August 1904 a grand festival and parade was held in celebration of Danish Industry and Tradesmen. The elaborate floats representing the trades are depicted in these fine double-page colored plates including those of the printers, the bakers, the stroller-makers, the pavers, the bookbinders, the furriers, barrelmakers, cigar and tobacco merchants, bicyclewheel makers, photographers, metalsmiths, hatmakers, carriagemakers, clockmakers, wigmakers and many others. Under each illustration is text describing those involved.

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         Dracula

      Constable, UK 1904 - Eighth Edition 1904. Un-common as nice as this. The last edition before Rider took over publication and the only edition in this art nouveau decortaive cloth. Book is very good++ and bright. Edges lightl rubbed. Contents good. Pages lightly age toned. More images can be taken upon request.,Ref Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Flamingo. Farbholzschnitt in Hellblau, Lilagrau, Rosa Blau, Grün, Schwarz. 1904. Unten rechts in Bleistift signiert, links bez.: Flamingo / Handdruck". U.l. im Stock monogrammiert: CM.

      . 24,9 : 22,1 cm auf 32,5 : 27,3 cm.. Studer 11: "In diesem Blatt lässt sich zum erstenmal inhaltlilch der Einfluss der japanischen Farbholzschnitte nachweisen." - Das Blau des Futterkübels und dessen Spiegelung im Wasser handkoloriert.

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         Fritz Kocher's Aufsätze. Mitgeteilt von Robert Walser.

      Insel Verlag, Leipzig, 1904 - Leipzig, Insel Verlag 1904. 128 S. Mit 11 ganzseitigen Illustrationen von Karl Walser. Halbpergamentband der Zeit mit hellrotem goldgeprägtem Rückenschild. Diie Originalbroschur von Karl Walser mit eingebunden. Badorrek-H. A. 28.1. - Sarkowski 1872. - Wilpert-G. 1. - Erste Ausgabe. - Gutes Exemplar der seltenen ersten Buchveröffentlichung Walsers. - Exemplar der Bindequote in der illustrierten Broschur hierin einem schlichten aber geschmackvollen Privateinband der Zeit. Schönes, fleckenloses Exemplar. Späteres Exlibris eines Insel-Sammlers auf dem dem Innendeckel. Sprache: Deutsch Halbpergamentband der Zeit mit hellrotem goldgeprägtem Rückenschild. Diie Originalbroschur von Karl Walser mit eingebunden. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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         Shanghai: A Handbook for Travellers and Residents to the Chief Objects of Interest in and Around the Foreign Settlements and Native City.

      Shanghai, Hongkong, Singapore & Yokohama, Kelly and Walsh, (1904). - Octavo. Pp. (ii), (vi), xx, 222, (24). Plus large, folding coloured lithograph map, "A Map of the Foreign Settlements at Shanghai 1904" printed by Stanford, London, placed in rear pocket. With 64 illustrations to text. Many commercial advertisements. Index. Hardcover, bound in the original publisher's full blue cloth, upper cover decorated with Chinese motifs and lettered in gilt, lower cover with advertisement of Standard Life Office stamped in gilt, with large armorial emblem at head, spine bit faded, lettered in gilt, spine ends slightly bumped. Light blue endpapers printed with advertisements. A lovely copy in a very good exterior and with fine, fresh interior absolutely free of foxing. ~ First edition, first printing.

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         Ghost Stories of an Antiquary.

      London: Edward Arnold, 1904. First Edition. Octavo. Bound in publisher's brown buckram, with yapp edged boards; red double-ruled borders, titles in black to front board and spine; untrimmed edges. With four haunting illustrations by McBryde.Binding is rubbed, corners bumped, with negligible fraying, spine lightly tanned. Internally clean and free from spotting. A superb and seminal collection of short supernatural stories, including "The Mezzotint", guaranteed to linger in the mind of any devoted bibliophile.

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         The Complete Writing of J.R. Lowell

      Cambridge, MA: The Riverside Press, 1904., 1904. Edition de Luxe, Limited to 1000 copies only of which this is number 616. This set contains 13 volumes, without the 3 vols of the Letters; 8vo. Bound at the Riverside Press in a contemporary full green crushed morocco, spines uniformly faded to brown, extra gilt to spines, raised bands, elaborate gilt borders to boards, top edges gilt others trimmed; green silk doublure with gilt ruled leather turning. Illustrated throughout. Some plates in two states and coloured. With a Fine Manuscript Letter by Lowell tipped in at the front of volume one, dated 1876. Corners slightly bumped, but overall a fine and attractive set.

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         Cabbages and Kings

      McClure, Phillips & Company, New York 1904 - A first edition copy of the author's first book. First issue with spine imprint "McClure/Phillips/&Co. Spine ends mildly softened, bottom edge frayed/shelfworn. Some rubbing to spine lettering and back panel. Bookplate laid in with Darryl Zanuck's name, and this was purchased from the Zanuck estate. Comes with a custom jacket in mylar that was presumably added by Zanuck. Tiny initials to top corner front pastedown. Slight offsetting from jacket to endpages. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Salmon Fishing on the Grand Cascapedia

      [The De Vinne Press] Printed for Private Distribution to the Author's Friends, New York 1904 - First edition, number 76 of 100 copies printed on Imperial Japan Paper. Photogravure frontispiece, 15 photogravure plates, and 3 color plates of flies. 152, [1] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. A splendid work of unsurpassed, almost lyrical, prose and superb photogravures - and of predictable rarity. This is one of two versions, and, as it contains 152 pages against 143 in the other, mostly expanding the data on the Salmon, Bruns believes that this may "have been a reserved presentation copy, with additions by the author" Bruns D25; Gee 88; Litchfield 71; Bibliotheca Salmo Salar 74 Original parchment-backed boards, printed paper label (somewhat soiled). Slight toning to spine, otherwise a fine copy. In half crimson morocco slipcase and inner chemise Photogravure frontispiece, 15 photogravure plates, and 3 color plates of flies. 152, [1] pp. 1 vols. 8vo First edition, number 76 of 100 copies printed on Imperial Japan Paper [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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      Berlin: Druck von Gerbrunger, 1904. The origin of codex Birgia has been a topic of debate since first published. There appears to be a consensus that they correspond to the Mixteca-Puebla style but exactly where they fit into that spectrum of works is difficult to pin down. Most arguments are on the basis of stylistic and iconographic elements, but a direct relation to any particular aspect of material culture is tenuous. THREE VOLUMES. Complete Set. dated 1904, 1906, 1909. Three Near Fine hardback First Edition First Printings bound in modern full leather binding and slipcase with new endpapers and gilt lettering spines. Complete with Volume I - 28 Plates. Volume II - Plates 29-76. In Fine full leather matching slipcase. Minimal scattered foxing and wear to page edges of Volume II. Tape repair pp. 151 and 153 of Volume III. Folios. 353 pp. 28 Plates. 310 pp. Plates 29-76. 155 pp. Scarce. Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: By The Book, L.C.]
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