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        Alter Spazierstock aus Elfenbein und Bein.

      Gesamtlänge 87 cm mit Knauf und Spitze aus Elfenbein, die Knaufspitze monogrammiert mit *H M*. Der ungewöhnliche Stock ( wohl um 1900 oder früher ) selbst aus 62 aufeinander gesteckten Wirbelsäulengliedern gefertigt, wohl aus Bein ( Knochen ), die Spazierstockspitze wiederum aus Elfenbein. Der Stockknauf mit kleiner Abplatzung, einige der Wirbelsäulenglieder des Stocks gering beschädigt, die Stockspitze etwas beschädigt. ( Gewicht 450 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        L'Exposition de 1900. Description des Monuments, Palais, Pavillons et des principales Merveilles exposées. Accompagnée de Plans détaillés…

      Numerous text illus. 128 pp., xxxii. 8vo, original publisher's decorative red cloth (corners rubbed), gilt. Paris: L'Institut Sténographique de France, 1900. First edition of this strange guide - bizarrely printed largely in a shorthand developed by the author - to the Exposition Universelle 1900 hosted in Paris. Navarre (b. 1874), not only founded the Institut Sténographique de France, he was also an important figure in the development of the typewriter at the turn of the 20th century (he belatedly devised a typewriter optimized for the French market but his audience had already adapted to the universal format). Additionally, Navarre authored a comprehensive history of shorthand, having traveled across the world to collect information about other stenographic practices. The present guide contains a number of photos and diagrams of Parisian landmarks where exhibitions were held. The final 32 pages comprise a survey of stenography in France, a history of the typewriter, and an illustrated catalogue of typewriters from the United States, England, Germany and France. The final item is a typewriter for the blind employing the "Hall System" which was much more efficient than that of Braille. Very good copy. WorldCat only locates one copy in the United States. Slight dampstaining on the outer edge of the upper cover and bottom of lower cover. Tiny hole on the upper joint.

      [Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller, Inc.]
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        Map O. - Fulham (1900).

      1900 - London, 1900. Lithographic map with original hand colour. Sheet 295 x 335mm. Binding folds flattened, key placed at bottom margin., laid on linen. A map of Fulham and western Chelsea, one section (of twenty) of an extended version of the incredibly influential Poverty Map, originally published in Charles Booth's 'Life and Labour of the People in London', a founding text of British sociology. Bounded by the Thames in the south, the northern extents are Hammersmith Bridge Road, the Talgarth Road, Philbeach Gardens, The Boltons and the World's End. The key gives seven colour codes for the degree of wealth of the inhabitants (ranging from black - 'Lowest class', through shades of blue and purple - 'Poor', 'Mixed', 'Fairly Comfortable', to red - 'Well to do' and yellow - 'Wealthy'). Although the colours of the map are predominantly those of comfort (with The Boltons and Fulham Palace the yellow of 'Wealthy'), there are roads lined with black: Grove Avenue and Langford Road, now both redeveloped, and Sladburn Street, just off the King's Road at the World's End. Booth (1840-1916), owner of the Booth Shipping Line, acted in response to an 1886 Pall Mall Gazette article that claimed that 25% of Londoners lived in poverty. Booth regarded this figure as wildly exaggerated, so recruited a team of volunteer researchers to compile an analysis of social conditions based on field visits and interviews with local police, clergy and employers. The first volume of 'Life and Labour' (1889), covering the East End, showed that 35% lived in poverty. The second series, covering the rest of the city (1891) showed that no less than 30 per cent of the city's total population could be classed as poor. See HYDE: Victorian Maps of London, 252.

      [Bookseller: Altea Antique Maps]
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        English Household Furniture

      Boston: Bates and Guild Company, 1900. Leather bound. One volume. Folio. English Household Furniture. Mainly designed by Chippendale, Sheraton, Adams, and others of the Georgian Period. One hundred plates, illustrating three hundred and forty-eight examples. Bound in three quarter black morocco between canvas boards, top edge gilt, spine in gilt decorations, raised bands, gilt title. Very good.

      [Bookseller: Imperial Fine Books]
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        Segeljollen mit braunen Segeln ( Zeesboote ) in stürmisch bewegter See – in der Ferne ein Dampfer. Ölgemälde auf Platte.

      - Segeljollen mit braunen Segeln ( sogennante Zeesboote ) in stürmisch bewegter See – in der Ferne ein Dampfer. Ölgemälde auf Platte. Bildmaß ca. 45 x 63 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), alt gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 57,5 x 74,5 cm ). Das Bild rechts unten mit *Ernst Schatz * signiert, undatiert ( wohl um 1900 ). Das Bild etwas eingedunkelt, es sollte ggf. gereinigt werden – sonst guter Zustand. ( Nähere Lebensdaten zu dem Künstler sind mir leider nicht bekannt ). ( Bitte beachten: Hier aufgrund der Größe vorzugsweise Selbstholung in meinem Ladengeschäft ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        The Complete Writings.

      Boston and New York: Houghton, Miflin and Company, 1900 - Octavo, 22 volumes (220 x 115 mm). Contemporary blue half morocco, titles gilt direct to spines, raised bands, sycamore leaf tools to compartments, marbled boards with double gilt rules, top edges gilt, others untrimmed, marbled endpapers. Spines faintly darkened. An excellent set. Frontispiece in each volume in two states with the later signed by the illustrator of that particular volume, further monochrome illustrations throughout. The Autograph Edition. Limited to 500 copies signed by the author's daughter, Rose Hawthorne Lathrop, and the publishers, this copy being number 469.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Historia General de España del P. D. Juan de Mariana. Contra las Advertencias de Pedro Mantuano. En Toledo, por Diego Rodriguez, 1616. RELIE AVEC (à la suite): 2). MANTUANO (Pedro). Advertencias a la Historia del Padre de Mariana de la Compañia de Iesus. Impressa en Toledo en Latin año de 1592 y en Romance el de 1601. En que se enmienda gran parte de la Historia de España. En esta Segunda Impression va añadida la respuesta à todas la dificultades que puso el Padre Juan de Mariana, à los Discursos que pruevan la venida de Santiago a España, sacados de la libreria del Condestable de Castilla. Y tambien se responde al Padre Juan de Pineda, en lo que escrivio en su libro de Rebus Salomonis, de la venida de Nabuchodonosor. En Madrid, en la Impre

      - 2 ouvrages en 1 volume in-4. 1). 12ff. 341pp. LV. 2ff. 47pp. 2). 10ff. 322pp. 1f. Plein veau, dos à nerfs orné, triple filet doré d'encadrement sur les plats, tranches dorées (Reliure vers 1900 de style ancien). Précieux recueil de deux ouvrages rares sur l'Histoire d'Espagne du père Juan de Mariana (1536-1624), qui avait vu le jour pour la première fois en latin à Tolède en 1592. 1). Edition Originale de la défense de l'Histoire d'Espagne de Mariana par l'historien et savant madrilène Tomás Tamayo de Vargas (1588-1641), dont c'est le premier ouvrage. Le volume est bien complet de ses deux parties additionelles, qui manquent parfois et qui se sont également vendues séparément. "Razón de la Historia del P.P.D. Juan de Mariana; de las Advertencias de Pedro Mantuano contra ella; y de la defensa del Doctor Don Thomas Tamaio de Vargas" et "Defensa de la Descensión de la Virgen N.S. a la S. Iglesa de Toledo ". 2). Seconde édition considérablement augmentée de cet ouvrage initialement paru en 1611, dans lequel sont exposées les critiques de l'ouvrage de Mariana auxquelles répondit Tamayo de Vargas dans l'ouvrage décrit ci-dessus. Bel exemplaire soigneusement établi au début du 20e siècle. 1). Palau, 327108. 2). Palau, 149612. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Librería Comellas]
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        John Fiske's Works (12 Volume Set)

      Houghton, Mifflin and Company - Item details 5 out of 5 stars. (17) reviews Shipping & Policies Great condition, fine-binding 12-volume set of the Works of John Fiske. The set is from the early 1900's (dates differ by book); Houghton, Mifflin and Company; New York. Handsome edition - the books feature gilt page edges at the top edge of the text block; 3/4 leather binding; marbled end papers; illustrations and maps (some are fold-out and some are in color). The set includes the following titles: * The Discovery of America - With Some Account of Ancient America and the Spanish Conquest (in 2 volumes) * The Critical Period of American History 1783-1789 * The American Revolution (in 2 volumes) * The Mississippi Valley in the Civil War * The Dutch and Quaker Colonies in America (in 2 volumes) * New France and New England * The Beginnings of New England, or The Puritan Theocracy in its Relation to Civil and Religious Liberty * Old Virginia and Her Neighbors (in 2 volumes) Condition: All volumes are tightly bound with no cracks and no loose pages. Clean covers with only some light scratches, light edge wear to some of the boards and light corner wear; a few volumes have some spine wear. Great condition text pages with no notable condition issues. **Please note: shipping will be $11.81 for this set** [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: CraigsClassics]
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        The Works of Wilkie Collins Including The Woman in White, The Moonstone, After Dark, The Evil Genius, The Dead Secret, etc

      New York: Peter Fenelon Collier, n.d. (circa 1900).. Complete in 30 volumes. Octavo. With frontispiece illustrations and many other full-page plates. Handsomely bound in brown half calf, gilt titles and decoration to spines, matching buckram boards, all edge speckled. Internally clean. A most attractive set in an elegant recent leather binding.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Logische Untersuchungen. 2 Tle. Erster Theil: Prolegomena zur reinen Logik. Zweiter Theil: Untersuchungen zur Phänomenologie und Theorie der Erkenntnis.

      Halle, Niemeyer, 1900-1901. Royal 8vo. 2 orig.(?) black half cloth bindings with gilt lettering and ornamentation to spines. A very nice set indeed, bound with the extremely rare original front wrapper of volume one. XII, 257, (1, -errata), (2, -advertisements); XVI, 718, (2, -advertisements) pp. From the library of Karl Groos (with the partial removal of his signature to front wrapper and title-page of vol. 1 and front free end-paper of vol. 2), with his extensive, neat, and very elaborate annotations covering all of the title-page of vol. 1 and 1/3 of the recto of the half-title. Sevaral underlinings of his throughout the work. Later owned by the historian Horst Stucke, with his ownership signature and the year "1952". Rare first edition of Husserl's main work, one of the most important philosophical texts of the 20th century. The "Logical Investigations" fundamentally changed philosophy and invoked the new philosophical era of the 20th century, -with this work Husserl founds phenomenology. Together with Heidegger's "Sein und Zeit", this must be considered the most important work of modern philosophy. Karl Groos (1861 - 1946), philosopher and psychologist, was a famous contemporary of Husserl. The two were well acquinted and several letters between them are known. Groos was especially famous for proposing an evolutionary instrumentalist theory of play. His 1898 book "The Play of Animals" was extremely influential and is still often referred to by animal behaviorists. His main theory is that playing is a way of learning and can be explained by the normal process of evolution by natural selection. When animals play, they practise basic instincts, such as fighting, just as human children play at the skills that are necessary to become succesful in the culture in which they are born. As such, he invented the notion of "pre-tuning".Husserl's magnum opus opens with an attack on psychologism, and he then introduces his brand new philosophical method, which he had still by then not fully developed, but which came to influence all philosophy ever since -Phenomenology! Husserl himself calls this a "Work of Breakthrough" (see his preface to the second edition).In short, psychologism taught that logic itself was not an independent discipline, but a part of psychology, and it is this notion that Husserl gives its final blow in his logical investigations, -far more definitely than Frege had tried to some years earlier. Husserl now establishes a philosophy that asks the question of the essence of the matter of perception as opposed to the form of perception, as well as the meaning of the difference between formal or pure and material laws, truths and determinations, -all based on his strong interest in the relationship between the formalities of arithmetic and of logic. The work is the starting point for mereology, the formal first order theory of wholes and their parts. Mereology is both an application of predicate logic and a branch of formal ontology.Husserl is now famous as the father of phenomenology, and he decisively influenced the likes of Heidegger, Sartre, Carnap, Merleau-Ponty, Levinas, Ricoeur, Derrida etc. etc. Among this list of eminent people, we can surely count Groos as well.

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        Aufwendig gearbeitete bauchige Glasflasche mit aufgelegtem umlaufenden Blüten-Gitternetz aus Sterling-950-Silber.

      - Der Flaschenhals mit eingravierten Namen: Joe – Tommy – Juri – Peter – Kimi – Ingrid – Monty – Ingelore – Hilde. Am silbernen Flaschenbodenring mit Punzierung. Laut Auskunft des Vorbesitzers aus altem englischen Kolonialbesitz um 1900. Höhe der Flasche 22,5 cm, max. Breite ca. 12 cm. Wohl für Wein, Cognac, Portwein etc. gedacht. Von guter Erhaltung. ( Gewicht 600 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Töpfe. Originalfotografie. Gelatinesilber. Vintage. 22 x 17,5 cm. Passepartout.

      Der aus Wien gebürtige Künstler lebte seit 1900 in Berlin. Er ist, gemeinsam mit seiner Lebensgefährtin Hannah Höch (1917-1922), ein Pionier der Fotocollage. Als Entarteter Künstler seit 1933 im Exil, lebte er seit 1944 bis zu seinem Tod in Limoges. - Abgebildet in: Haus, A. Raoul Hausmann. Kamerafotografien 1927-1957. München 1979, S. 38 und Tafel 53 RH. Photographien 1946-1957. St. Yrieix 1986. S. 27.

      [Bookseller: Georg Fritsch Antiquariat]
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        The Complete Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes

      Boston: Houghton, Mifflin & Co., (c.1900), 1900. THE AUTOCRAT EDITION. 13 vols., illustrated. Bound in 1/2 blue morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spines, top edge gilt, others uncut, inner and outer hinges fine, head and foot of spines fine, spines slightly sunned otherwise VERY GOOD.

      [Bookseller: D&D Galleries - ABAA]
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        Contur und Farbe - Motive für Decorationsmaler. Serie A Lieferungen 1-3.

      Berlin/New York, Bruno Hessling, um 1900 2° (42 x 33 cm), 2 Bl. (Erläuterungen zu den Taf.), 30 Licht- u. Farbdruck-Tafeln, Private Kart.-Mappe mit Deckelschild und 1. Lieferungsmappe m. losen Tafeln., Mappen im Rücken durchgerieben, Tafeln mit wenigen Randläsuren, schönes Exemplar Der Jugendstil als opulentes innenarchitekonisches Element. Wände. Decken. Friese für alle Räume des gutbürgerlichen Hauses. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Architektur - Innenarchitektur, Design

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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        The Works of Wilkie Collins. Including The Woman in White, The Moonstone, After Dark, The Evil Genius, The Dead Secret, etc....

      New York: Peter Fenelon Collier, n.d. (circa 1900). Complete in 30 volumes. Octavo. With frontispiece illustrations and many other full-page plates. Handsomely bound in brown half calf, gilt titles and decoration to spines, matching buckram boards, all edge speckled. Internally clean. A most attractive set in an elegant recent leather binding....

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington]
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        The Novels.

      Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1900 - 12 volumes, small octavo (175 x 110 mm). Contemporary green half calf, title and decorations to spine gilt, raised bands, marbled sides, single rule to sides gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt top edge. Occasional light spotting to pages, spines evenly and gently sunned, else a delightful set. Frontispiece to each volume. A handsomely bound set.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Book of the Sacred Magic of Abra-Melin the Mage, as delivered by Abraham the Jew unto His Son Lamech, A.D.1458. [Translated.].

      John M. Watkins, London 1900 - John M. Watkins, London 1900. Second edition. 4°. Mit zahlreichen s/w Abbildungen. 1 Bl., xlviii, 268 S. OLwd. mit Goldprägung auf Rücken u. Deckel. Zur (ersten und dieser) Ausgabe sehr ausführlich bei: Scholem (Bibliographia Kabbalistica) 9. "Einer der wichtigsten international verbreiteten magischen Texte. [.]". Zur (ersten) Ausgabe von 1898 siehe Ackermann V, 868. "Interesantes, hervorragend ausgestattetes Werk mit vielen Figuren im Text". "Describes the system of magical instructions and practice, based on the Quabalah, Lamech received from Abraham. Both Eliphas Levi and Bulwer Lytton have based part of their works on this important text" [Schors, Catalogue Nr. 123, Nr. 214]. Zu Mathers vgl. Frick (Die Erleuchteten) S. 404 u. 412, Bonin S. 327, Drury S. 395 ff., Roberts S 374, Miers S.409, zu Abraham (Ben Simeon) von Worms (auch Abra-Melin) siehe Biedermann S. 19, Bonin S. 5, Miers S. 22, Drury (hier Abraham der Jude) S. 11, ausführlich bei Frick (Die Erleuchteten) S. 332, 403-413, 416, 547, Roberts S.11 ff. Zum Abra-Melin Text siehe Richard Beeken u. Georg Dehm. - Die Ausstattung des Buches ist identisch mit der zwei Jahre zuvor erschienenen Erstausgabe, lediglich das Titelblatt weist auf eine "zweite" Auflage hin. Weiterhin ist die zweite Ausgabe (ich denke immer) ohne die Zeichnung von Mathers Frau Moïna, die sich am Anfang des Bandes befinden sollte (an dieser Stelle kann man davon ausgehen, das Mathers diese bewusst aus allen Bänden entfernt hat, wie auch bei großen Teilen der ersten Ausgabe [die Zeichnung hat der Thematik oder dem Zeitgeist wohl nicht wirklich entsprochen]. - Vollständiger Titel: The Book of the Sacred Magic of Abra-Melin the Mage, as delivered by Abraham the Jew unto His Son Lamech, A.D.1458. Translated from the Original Hebrew into French, and now rendered into English from an unique and valuable MS. in Bibliotheque de l'Arsenal at Paris. - Exemplar aus der Bibliothek "The Theosophical Society Shanghai, China" [Shanghai Lodge]. Einband berieben und bestoßen, Rücken mit Bibliotheksmarke, Kapitale leicht begriffen. Schnitt gebräunt u. etwas stockfleckig, seitlich und unten unbeschnitten. Das erste (w) Blatt und das Titelblatt mit kleinem dezentem chinesischem Stempel. Das erste (w) Blatt verso und das Nachsatzpapier gestempelt mit "COLLEGTTAN [.] FRATERNIT HERMETICA" (ein Stempel mit Rosenkreuz-Motiv) [Innerhalb der TG gehörte das Buch ursprünglich "Heinrich Tränkers" Mann in Shanghai: Franz Joseph Kafka (Br. Renatus) [Zu Kafka siehe: Volker Lechler "Heinrich Tränker als Theosoph, Rosenkreuzer und Pansoph (unter Berücksichtigung seiner Stellung im O.T.O und seines okkulten Umfeldes)", S. 437 ff.]. Buchspiegel, erstes (w) Bl. u. Titelblatt leimschattig und etwas fleckig/stockfleckig. Der seitliche und untere Schnitt etwas stockfleckig und unbeschnitten. Trotz kleiner Mängel ein gutes und charmantes Exemplar des äußerst seltenen Werkes. - Beiliegend (zwischen den Seiten) ein doppelter Durchschlag eines kurzen Briefes von Kafka, ein kl. Zettel mit einem handgezeichnetem Sigill in Blei, und mehrere kl. Zettel mit handgez. magischen Quadraten. Sprache : en

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        Kandyan girl lying on a carpet.

      ca. 1900. Original photograph, albumen print, 21 x 27,2 cm, on mount. KEYWORDS:ceylon/india/colombo/photo

      [Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books]
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        Harbour (Cavonpore?).

      ca. 1900. Original photograph, albumen print, 23,3 x 29,5 cm, on mount. KEYWORDS:india/photo

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        Jaipur City Palace.

      ca. 1900. Original photograph, albumen print, 20,3 x 207,6 cm, on mount. KEYWORDS:india/jaipur/photo

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        Collected Works.] Warwick Edition.

      Boston: Dana Estes & Co., [c. 1900] - 32 volumes, octavo. Bound in green half morocco, titles and one-line rules gilt, raised bands, marbled sides and endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Some slight wear to corners, otherwise a handsomely bound set in very good condition. Illustrated in colour and monochrome. The Warwick edition, number 201 of 1000 copies only. The latest and most handsome of no fewer than 25 multi-volume collections of Bulwer's complete novels issued in Britain and America between 1875 and 1900. One of the most prolific and successful Victorian authors, Bulmer was outsold only by Dickens, and only Dickens was more widely translated. He it was who persuaded Dickens to alter the denouement of Great Expectations, Dickens having earlier profited from his friendly rival by borrowing the ending of his French Revolutionary novel Zanoni for his Tale of Two Cities. Bulwer's coinage of the term "vril" in his dystopian satire, The Coming Race, one of the earliest English examples of science fiction, lives on in the name of the famous beef extract product Bovril (a composite of "bovine" and "vril"), and his line "The pen is mightier than the sword" has forever embedded itself in the language.

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        Musée centennal de la classe 87. Arts chimiques et Pharmacie (Matériel, procédés et produits), à l'Exposition Universelle Internationale de 1900 à Paris

      8 et 242 pages, 17 planches Paris, 1900, in-8, 8 et 242 pages, 17 planches, demi-chagrin brun, dos orné (Reliure de l'époque), Étude de synthèse sur les chimistes du XIXe siècle et les instruments de laboratoire qu'ils utilisaient. Les grands noms de la chimie française sont classés dans un ordre chronologique de Lavoisier à Alfred Guyot. Pour les plus importants d'entre eux, on trouve à la suite de leur biographie, une liste des "objets exposés", faisant partis originellement de leur laboratoire, et exposés lors de l'exposition universelle de 1900. Quelques figures en noir dans le texte et 17 planches tirées en héliotypie montrent les instruments inventés ou utilisés par Lavoisier, Gay-Lussac, Thenard, Chevreul, Dumas, Perret, Saint-Claire Deville, Pasteur, Schloesing, Moissan, etc. On compte aussi de nombreux portraits de chimistes. Bon exemplaire.

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        Photograph Signed

      np, np 1900 - ONE OF THE EARLIEST KNOWN SIGNED PHOTOS OF WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS. A rare gelatin silver print bust portrait of Yeats as a young man, signed and inscribed by Yeats to U.S. politician and later U.S. secretary of state Bainbridge Colby: "To Mr. Bainbridge Colby with kind regards from WB Yeats March 1904." Inscribed in ink on the flush board mount beneath the photograph. The photograph is undated but likely predates the inscription by a few years: c.1900, when Yeats was in his mid-thirties. On the verso of the photograph mount is written in pencil: "Young Yeats photo by [????] not to be used without Mr. Yeats permission." (We have not been able to determine the identity of the photographer.) Yeats traveled to the U.S. for the first time from November 11, 1903 - March 9, 1904, where he presumably met Bainbridge Colby. Colby (1869-1950) was a young and successful lawyer with many well-known clients (including Mark Twain). By 1904 he had already entered politics, having just concluded a term as a member of the New York State Assembly. He would later ascend to U.S. Secretary of State (1920-1921) under Woodrow Wilson and was a champion of the women's suffrage movement. (It was Colby who issued the proclamation announcing that the 19th amendment granting women the right to vote had been ratified.) Gelatin silver print on original board mount. c.1900. Archivally framed with UV-protected museum glass. Photo including margin with inscription: 8.5x11in. Photo alone: 7x9in. Framed: 14.5x17.5in. Toning to mount, some abrasions to photo. AN EXTREMELY RARE EARLY SIGNED PHOTO OF YEATS. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Le rachitisme

      2 vol. , texte : (4), 337 Paris, G. Carré, 1900, in-8, 2 vol. , texte : (4), 337, (1bl)pp. ; atlas : (62)pp, 30pl, broché, PREMIERE EDITION. Rare. 30 planches h.t. dont 6 représentant des enfants rachitiques. Etude clinique, anatomie pathologique, étiologie et pathogénie

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        Ceylon. View of Nuwera Eliya and surroundings

      12 cartes postales Allemange, John and Co, [circa 1900], , 12 cartes postales photographiques à détacher (14x9 cm), exemplaire broché, couverture en papier fort violet imprimé en noir, Petit fascicule de 12 photographies / cartes postales montrant des vue de la ville de Nuwara Eliya et des ses environs durant la période coloniale anglaise : une gare routière, un marché, un lac, un pont, un golf, une rue de ville, diverses routes, etc. Parfait état

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        Dessins, Estampes, Livres illustrés du Japon réunis par T. Hayashi dont la vente aura lieu du lundi 2 juin au vendredi 6 juin 1902 inclus a l'Hotel Drouot, Salle n7.

      V + 287 S. OBrosch. m. OSch. Zahlreiche Kunstdrucke und Abbildungen der japanischen Kunst beigefügt. - Papierbedingte Oxidation, Kapitale eingerissen (Buchblock zu schwer für die Bindung). - Seltener Auktionskatalog einer umfangreichen Sammlung Japonica in Europa, die anläßlich der Weltausstellung 1900 in Paris gezeigt wurde. Die Sammlung Hayashi gilt ale eine der bedeutendsten der Welt und hat nachhaltig die europäische Kunst beeinflußt.

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        In der Lagune von Venedig", um 1900.

      - Aquarell, 40 x 20 cm, signiert. Das Blatt am Rand mit Knitterfalte und etwas berieben, insgesamt gut erhalten. (Gian Luciano Sormani, Legnano b. Verona 1867-1938, ital. Vedutenmaler und Plakatkünstler) [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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      Vienna [circa ] 1900 - Ink and water-colour drawing (Ver Good, slightly staines, tiny tears in margins). This stunning large architectural drawing shows a double spiral staircase, most probably planned for a larger object, such as a library or a town-hall. A pair of spirale staircases leading directly to the second floor is decorated with neo-gothic ornaments. The draft is signed by Heinrich Quiring (1854–1927), a director and project manager of an iron foundry in (Märkische Eisengießerei) in Eberswalde, north-east of Berlin. The foundry was founded in 1890 by Fedor Friedeberg and was responsible for casting metal parts for large constructions such as metal parts for buildings, bridges, sewer systems, and railways, as well as decorative architectural details such as fences, benches, and stairs. Metal parts on this plan for a staircase had to include fences, pillars and gothic ornaments. Heinrich Quiring was father of Heinrich Quiring (1883 – 1964), a German paleontologist and geologist.

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        Summa Theologica ad Modum Commentarii in Aquinatis Summam Praesentis Aevi Studiis Aptatam (Latin)

      S. Ludovici Americae: Sumptibus Herder. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1900. First Thus; First Printing. Half Leather. Latin Language Text. Summa Theologica in VI [6] volumes. Books are half bound brown and black leather with marbled paper backs. Gilt lettering on the spines. Boards are straight. Leather has some rub on all volumes. Text blocks and gutters are all firm. Text block foredges are marbled. There is NO foxing observed in these volumes. This is a beautiful copy of this Summa and will sit well for your historic collection. The spine has a usual white library number which can be removed, but that will be up to you. Holy Redeemer Convent stamps to feps. No other marking or writing noted in volumes. Page numbers vary by volume. ; Vol. 6Laur; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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      BEMPORAD, 1900. ILL.costola legg. Danneggiata

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      Havana, 1900. Approximately [520]; [600]pp., including several folding charts. Over 200 separate imprints. Original half leather and brown cloth boards, spine gilt. Corners and edges worn, spine rubbed, boards scuffed. Initial leaves of first volume torn away but present. Several other leaves chipped and torn throughout. With many official signatures and docketing stamps. Good. Two volumes of orders promulgated in 1889 and 1900 by the American military government of Cuba after the cessation of hostilities in the Spanish-American War. Under the terms of the Teller Amendment to the Congressional Joint Resolution for war with Spain in 1898, the United States denied the intention of using the conflict as a pretext for the annexation of Cuba, and promised to leave the island following the termination of the war. The American military, therefore, oversaw the creation of the new independent Cuban government before departing in 1902. The documents contained in this collection consist of over two hundred orders in both English and Spanish from the Headquarters Division of Cuba that helped to shape the emerging civilian government. They include instructions for the running of elections, the organization of the courts and school system, the appointments for various government offices, provisions for tax regulations, and may other critical issues facing Cuba at its independence. The directives cover two periods, from January to July in 1899, and from July to September in 1901. Many of the orders are signed in manuscript by the assistants to the military governor for the island, Gen. Leonard Wood, including assistant adjutant generals J.B. Hickey and L.W.V. Kennon, and Brig. Gen., Chief of Staff Adna R. Chaffee. An interesting documentation of the first American occupation of Cuba.

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        Principii di diritto civile. Prima traduzione italiana con raffronti ed appendici concernenti la legislazione e la giurisprudenza italiana

      S.E.L. 1900-1904, Milano - I volumi 27 e 28 sono rilegati in brossura editoriale e presentano alcune imperfezioni. Dorso di alcuni tomi scolorito dall\'umiditˆ. Ottimi gli interni L'opera si completa in 33 volumi + 8 supplementi n.d. p. 33 voll in-8 p.tela coeva titoli oro e br.edit.

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        [SAKHALIN] Karta Yakutskoy, Amurskoy i Primorsky Oblastey [i.e. Map of the Yakutsk, Amur and the Far East Provinces]

      St. Petersburg: Cartographical Establishment of A. Ilyin, 1900. 53x59,5 cm. Chromolithographed map. Very good. Minor tears on folds and one small repaired tear on the left margin. This map shows the Far Eastern provinces of the Russian Empire from the Yablonevy Range and port Ayan in the north to Vladivostok in the south, with Manchuria in the west and Sakhalin Island in the east. The insert shows Eastern Siberia from Lake Baikal, New Siberian Islands, Bering Strait and a part of Alaska, the Kuril Islands, Japanese Hokkaido and Honshu Islands, Manchuria and a part of China and Korea. The larger map outlines the borders between the provinces, the insert follows the tracks of the Trans-Siberian railway and the Chinese Eastern Railway, with Port Arthur as the terminus.

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        SAKHALIN] Karta Yakutskoy, Amurskoy i Primorsky Oblastey [i.e. Map of the Yakutsk, Amur and the Far East Provinces]

      Cartographical Establishment of A. Ilyin, St. Petersburg 1900 - 53x59,5 cm. Chromolithographed map. Very good. Minor tears on folds and one small repaired tear on the left margin. This map shows the Far Eastern provinces of the Russian Empire from the Yablonevy Range and port Ayan in the north to Vladivostok in the south, with Manchuria in the west and Sakhalin Island in the east. The insert shows Eastern Siberia from Lake Baikal, New Siberian Islands, Bering Strait and a part of Alaska, the Kuril Islands, Japanese Hokkaido and Honshu Islands, Manchuria and a part of China and Korea. The larger map outlines the borders between the provinces, the insert follows the tracks of the Trans-Siberian railway and the Chinese Eastern Railway, with Port Arthur as the terminus.

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       [ca. 1900]. Orig.-Aquarell. 24, 5 x 16, 5 cm.Schüttler, Wien 1944; vgl. Thieme-B. XIX, 582f.; Antiquitäten-Rundschau 23. Jg. 1925, Nr. 24 - A. d. Rückseite eine Orig.-Bleistiftzeichnung Kasimirs. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Graphik, Künstlergraphik

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        United States of America. Publics Schools of the City of Chicago. High School Drawing Department. Herman Hanstein Supervisor. Paris Exposition 1900

      à l'italienne [610 x 450 mm] Chicago, 1900, in-plano, à l'italienne [610 x 450 mm], [2] pages et 59 planches, l'ensemble manuscrit, dessiné, encré et aquarellé, contrecollé sur feuillets forts et monté sur onglets, demi-chagrin rouge à coins, titre doré sur le plat supérieur, Exceptionnel album de dessins réalisés selon les instructions du professeur Hanstein, par les élèves de l'École Supérieure de dessin de Chicago, compilé et relié pour être présenté à l'occasion de l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900. Il se compose comme suit : le titre calligraphié avec très grand soin, la préface signée "Herman Hanstein. Surintendent [sic] du dessin sans les E.S." en anglais et en français manuscrite au verso*, suivie des 59 planches de dessins, contrecollées au recto et au verso sur 30 feuillets forts ; figures et constructions géométriques, modèles de construction et de décor architecturaux, machines industrielles, etc... Parmi elles, 17 sont rehaussées au lavis et 5 à l'aquarelle. Quelques signatures d'élèves sont encore lisibles, en dépit du rognage des planches : W. Smith, Louis H. Edbrooke, Henry W. Clausen, Henry Hackard, W. Napheys, Fred P. Fellows, W.S. Webber, P. Barth, Fred Schott, B. Natkin, J. Burtch, W.Z. Nourse, Chas Haugan, A.S. Field, Ernest Noods, Sam[ue]l Pruyn, F. McNair. Herman Hanstein (1843-1917) arrive d'Allemagne aux États-Unis en 1863. Après le grand incendie de 1871 il s'installe à Chicago, où il enseigne le dessin technique à la Central High School pendant plus de 40 ans ; en 1894, il publie son cour composé d'exercices à l'adresse de ses assistants et de ses élèves, sous le titre Constructive Drawing, réédité en 1904 et en 1908. Notre album contient plusieurs dessins réalisés d'après ces exercices : Paraboles, tangentes au cercle, arcs persans et gothiques, spirale ionique, dessin d'une fenêtre gothique en pierre, paire de roues dentées, "to construct an epictroid and a hypotrochoid", etc... Hanstein devint professeur au Lane Technical College Preparatory High School, fondé en 1908. Il était également fabricant de jouets et on lui doit l'invention d'un compas et de deux instruments de dessin géométrique, le rotostat et le goniostat (c.f. : Hanstein, "The rotostat and goniostat : a teachers' class room device for instruction in projection". School Science and Mathematics , vol.9 (9), 1er déc. 1909). Notre volume est à mettre en relation avec un grand volume de la Chicago City-Wide Collection, contenant 82 dessins, toujours réunis sous le même titre et dans le même but par Hanstein : "United States of America Public Schools of the City of Chicago. High School Drawings Department. Herman Hanstein, Supervisor. Paris Exposition. 1900". Une note manuscrite dans ce volume nous apprend que l'exposition de l'École Supérieure de dessin fut un succès et fut récompensée lors des 3 évènements où elle s'est présentée : à Paris en 1900 (Grand Prix), à Buffalo en 1901 et à Charleston en 1902 (1st award and diploma pour ces deux dernières). Chicago City-Wide Collection, Special Collections, Chicago Public Library (Box 86). Reliure restaurée. Légères traces de moisissures sur quelques planches. Une planche a été manifestement arrachée, une autre, réparée, s'est cassée à la suite d'une pliure. * Texte de la préface : "Projection Perspective Shades and Shadows and Mechanical and Architectural Drawing. The drawings contained in this volume are selected from the regural four years course in constructive drawing. Pupils in the High Schools receive their intructions in drawing in two periods weekly of forty-five minutes each". "Dessin de construction, Géométrie descriptive, Perspective et ombres, avec applications à la mécanique et à l'architecture. Les dessins contenus dans ce volume sont tirés du cours régulier de l'instruction de quatres [sic] années. Les élèves des Écoles Supérieures ont deux lessons [sic] de dessin, de 45 minutes chacune par semaine".

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        Venezia- Canal Grande verso Ca' Foscari Venezia: Fratelli Alinari, 1900 ca.

      VENEZIA: FRATELLI ALINARI, 1900 CA. Riproduzione fotografica originale di mm 550 x 420. Buono stato di conservazione, senza perdita di tono, contrasti notevolissimi. Notevole prodotto artistico della casa fotografica Alinari; esemplare di grande fascino chiaroscuralei. La Fratelli Alinari, costituita a Firenze nel 1852 da Leopoldo Alinari (1832-1865) e dai fratelli Giuseppe (1836-1890) e Romualdo (1830-1890) è l'azienda di più antica fondazione al mondo operante nel campo della fotografia e più in generale nel settore delle immagini e della comunicazione.

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        The Bijou Shakespeare. The Complete Works of William Shakespeare. Illustrated. (6 Volumes in Original Box)

      William Collins, Sons, & Co., Ltd., London 1900 - c. 1900. 6 volumes in the original maroon leather box, folding, with facsimile signature to front panel. Box scuffed, with a few small chips and with light staining to bottom edges but overall in good condition. Maroon leather volumes with gilt spines, and lettering to front covers. All edges gilt. Printed on India paper. 5 of 6 volumes still have the original glassine wrappers. A nice set. Size: 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cours complet de peinture à l'huile (l'art, la science, le métier du peintre)

      7 parties en un volume Paris, Renouard, H. Laurens, (c. 1900), in-4, 7 parties en un volume, pagination multiple, percaline brune de l'éditeur, dos ornée d'une composition dorée, décor polychrome sur le premier plat, tête dorée, Outillage & matériel - Natures mortes - Fleurs, fruits - Paysages - Marine - Animaux - Figures. Ouvrage orné de nombreuses figures dans le texte et 33 fac-similés en couleurs Exemplaire légèrement déréglé, petits accrocs à une charnière et aux coiffes.

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        Contribution à l'étude des délires transitoires séniles

      90 pp., (1) Lyon, L. Bourgeon, 1900, in-8, 90 pp, (1), broché, couverture imprimée, Première édition de cette thèse de Léon Michaud, consacrée à la démence sénile, et plus particulièrement aux "délires transitoires". Selon l'auteur, il y a un lien entre l'athérome (dépôt plus ou moins étendu et plus ou moins épais de graisses sur la surface interne des artères) et les délires : Michaud identifie l'athérome comme une cause de la confusion mentale et de la mélancolie anxieuse chez les sujets âgés. Michaud ajoute que tout état mental sénile peut être aggravé par des états infectieux (grippe, affections broncho-pulmonaires etc...). Il préconise donc de surveiller l'état physique des patients âgés afin de les protéger des délires séniles. Ex-libris du Docteur Carrier. Couverture frottée, trace de cutter au dos.

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        Moderne Kirchenbauten

      Berlin : E. Wasmuth, 1900-01-01. Hardcover. Acceptable. 14 parts in 7 volumes. Folio, 49 cm. Portfolios, plates loose as issued. [2] pages, 140 leaves of plates in portfolio : illustrations. Lovely book plate of John William Donohue, architect. Institutional book plates. Spine cloth mostly split, detached. Publisher's black cloth covers. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.

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        L'Aiglon. Drame en six actes, en vers. Edition originale. Envoi de l'auteur à sa soeur Jeanne de Margerie.

      Librairie Charpentier et Fasquelle, Paris 1900 - in-8 demi-chagrin à coins, dos à nerfs orné, tête dorée, coins légèrement frottés, reliure INSOLEE. 262 p. Edition originale. En frontispice, portrait de l'auteur sur papier vergé par Fernand Desmoulin. Envoi: "A ma soeur J. de Margerie que j'aime tant, pour qu'elle pleure et qu'elle rie. Edmond Rostand" [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Des Indes à la planète Mars. Étude sur un cas de somnambulisme avec glossaire

      XII-420 pages. Paris et Genève, Alcan et Eggimann, 1900, in-8, XII-420 pages, demi-veau fauve de l'époque, dos à cinq faux nerfs et fleuronné, pièces de titre rouge et verte, Seconde édition, ornée de 44 figures et exemples d'écriture, de cet ouvrage du professeur Flournoy (1854-1920), qui se situe à la frontière des sciences psychiques et de la parapsychologie. L'auteur, docteur en médecine et enseignant à la Faculté des sciences de Genève, y expose le cas de "Mlle Smith", comprendre Catherine Élise Müller, médium suisse rendue célèbre par les travaux de Flournoy, qui entrait dans des états de transe somnambulique afin de revêtir des personnalités diverses, martiennes, royales ou hindoues ; "Par le jeu des forces psychiques, de la mémoire et de l'imagination subliminale, de la personnalité subconsciente, il a tout expliqué", vante Caillet à propos de ce livre Envoi de l'auteur à Mme Henri Burnier-Carrard, qui s'illustra dans la lutte contre la tuberculose dans le canton de Vaud et qui y établit les premières fiches de repérage des milieux tuberculeux au nom de l'Union des femmes. Caillet II, 4031. Ex-libris gravé [Bogousslavsky] sur la garde blanche finale.

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        Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. Öl auf Leinwand.

      Undatiert. Um 1900 - Original-Ölgemälde auf Leind in Holzrahmen. Bildgrösse ca. 41x32 cm, Rahmen ca. 51x43 cm. Reizendes Bild eines Cavalier King Charles Spaniel mit seinem Spielzeug, einem kleinen Stoffaffen. Unsigniert und undatiert, dem Rahmen nach um 1900. Der Cavalier King Charles Spaniel hat eine einzigartige, kaum mit einer anderen Rasse vergleichbare Vergangenheit. Der eigentliche Ursprung der Rasse liegt im Dunkeln, aber es gibt Hinweise dafür, daß es viele Jahrhunderte vor Christi einen ähnlichen Typus schon gegeben hat. Nachweislich wird der Spaniel in der Beschreibungen aus der Zeit Philipp II von Mazedonien, dem Vater Alexander des Großen, erwähnt. Warum es aus den folgenden Jahrhunderten keinerlei Aufzeichnungen oder Gemälde von diesem Kleinhund gibt, ist nicht bekannt. Hunde vom Typ Cavalier King Charles Spaniel fanden erste allgemeine Erwähnungen 1486 (Jullana Berner The Book of St.Albans) bzw. 1570 (Dr. John Caius De Canibus Britannicus). Es kann als sicher angesehen werden, dass die Wiege der heutigen Cavaliere im höfischen England Karl I. und Karl II. lag. Dies wird auch durch Bilder alter Meister eindeutig dokumentiert, wie z. B. von Anthonius van Dyck (1599–1641), der das Bild dieses Hundetyps als Freund der Kinder prägte, auf seinem Bildnis der Kinder Karls I. Die Hunde wurden 1892 als King Charles Spaniel erstmals im Kennel-Club-Zuchtbuch (England) eingetragen. Quelle Wikipedia. In einen schönen schwarzen Holzrahmen, mit dezenten Innenkanten-Goldlinien gehängt.

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        Soldier's Training and Other Notes.

      London 7 Aldershot: Gale & Polden, Ltd.,, 1900. Octavo. Original publisher's binding in Stohwinter "invisible cloth", title gilt to the front board, pale cream surface-paper endpapers. Folding plate of semaphore, tipped in swatch of Messrs. Stohwasser's "sun-proof" fabric. A little rubbed, folding plate split along the lowest fold, light browning, overall very good. First and only edition, extremely uncommon. Copac notes just BL, NLS, TCD, Oxford and Cambridge, OCLC adds copies at the Canadian War Museum and NYPL only. "Many of these observations had been written before the present war [in South Africa] had begun. The remainder are written from experience before the enemy. The ideas expressed in either case are not the result of theory" (Introduction). "Mad Jack" - not without reason - Hovell was commissioned in the Worcestershire Regiment in 1884, and in his career saw service in India, Africa, and, under an alias, on the Western Front during the First World War. In his Who's Who entry he claimed to have originated the use of telephones on rifle ranges in 1886, and the use of field telephones, 1888. "During his early years as an officer he studied the welfare and comfort of his men and the best methods of making them efficient soldiers. In 1895, when a captain on leave from India from the 1st Battalion of the Worcestershire Regiment, he disguised himself as a private soldier and served as such with the 2nd Battalion of the Worcestershire Regiment through the New Forest manoeuvres. This was done simply with the object of learning the life, the duties, the difficulties, and the troubles of a soldier on service, so that when in the future he came to command men on active service he should be in a position to know through what his men were going, to appreciate their troubles, to help them through their difficulties, and to make them contented. In this way he felt that he could get the best out of his men, and the country the best value for its money" (Worcestershire Regiment web-site, retrieved 29/04/2016). The present work is a compilation of some of his "tips and wrinkles" on holding formation in the field, the use of cover, entrenching, scouting, and other entirely practical aspects of soldiering. The book is bound in Messrs. Stohwasser's "invisible cloth", which has a mid-blue ground with a pale golden "flocking", the "invisibility" of which "can be compared with any other colour by placing the book and any other object of the about the same size a few yards apart, and then looking at them from a distance of 20 or 30 yards apart" (note on the rear pastedown). Hovell seems to have enjoyed some sort of special relationship with Stohwasser, a military tailor in Conduit Street, also recommending their "sun-proof fabric" as a lining for sun helmets, or for use as a "spine protector", used in the British Army as a prophylactic against the non-existent threat of "spinal sunstroke" and still in use during WWI. In the battalion under Hovell's command "the spine pad was abolished. This cumbersome piece of cloth had been worn for years in India. It weighed several pounds, and Hovell substituted a two ounce strip of coloured linen, which he personally demonstrated and it was taken into use. Each company wore a different coloured strip". Some of Hovell's other eccentricities seem to have been more problematic, in December 1914 "rumours were rife that private soldiers were making indecent suggestions about the conduct", but the court of enquiry found that "there is no ground for specific charges such as suggested by the allegations made by Privates Fletcher and Baugh regarding Colonel Hovell, at the same time they are of opinion that Colonel Hovell is undoubtedly eccentric in his manner and methods in dealing with his men, and that these peculiarities of his in conjunction with the treatment rendered necessary to his back are liable to misconstruction" (The Times). However, he was removed from his command and placed on the retired list, but in an attempt to retrieve his reputation signed up under at the age of 52 an assumed name and served for 5 months with some of his comrades from his old command in France before his health broke down and he was invalided home. He died in 1923.

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