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        Hand Tinted Photograph [Tintype]

      1900 - Full plate tintype photograph (7 1/4" X 10") of William and (his wife) Susannah Carney, the Sergeant wearing his Medal of Honor. Scratched on the back: "Sgt. Wm. Carney, 54th Mass. Vols. 1900" (the date might be 1901). Left side corners clipped, flaking of the emulsion around, and to, his right leg and shoes, surface craquelure, the tin wavy, else very good condition, the image fantastic. Rare. The Emancipation Proclamation (Jan. 1, 1863) officially authorized recruiting black soldiers for the first time in the Civil War, so in March, William Harvey Carney joined the, all black, 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, commanded by 26 year-old Colonel Robert Gould Shaw. Because of Carney's education and leadership skills (he had studied to be a Preacher) he quickly rose to the rank of Sergeant. In July, the 54th Massachusetts was sent to James Island, South Carolina, where, on July 18, Shaw offered to lead the charge against Fort Wagner (the attack on Fort Wagner was depicted in the film Glory). During the battle Shaw and his flag bearer were pinned down beneath the parapet of the fort. Trying to rally his men forward, Shaw and the flag bearer fell, both mortally wounded. In that moment, Carney became both sides of his African-American hyphen. He seized the colors, prevented the flag from touching the ground, struggled up the parapet and, though wounded in the legs, chest, and arm, planted the colors at the top of the rampart. Despite his wounds and the heavy gunfire around him, Carney was able to keep the flag aloft, though he, and the rest of the 54th Massachusetts, remained pinned down until reinforcements arrived and the shredded unit was able to withdraw. Struggling back to Union lines while still carrying the colors, Carney collapsed saying: "Boys, the old flag never touched the ground." He spent the next 11 months recuperating, but was never fit again, and because of his wounds, he received an honorable disability discharge in June, 1864. Carney's Medal of Honor citation reads: "When the color sergeant was shot down, this soldier grasped the flag, led the way to the parapet, and planted the colors thereon. When the troops fell back he brought off the flag, under a fierce fire in which he was twice severely wounded." Most Civil War Congressional Medals of Honor were awarded decades after the action, and some African-Americans received theirs before Carney, but his was for the earliest battle and he is unanimously acclaimed (Google away) as, "the first African-American Medal of Honor winner." The National Archives puts it plainly: "Sergeant William Carney of New Bedford, MA, became the first African-American awarded the Medal of Honor for most distinguished gallantry in action?" And Historynet states it just as clearly: "William H. Carney, transcended good to become great, and was the first black U. S. soldier to earn the Medal of Honor.".

      [Bookseller: Biblioctopus]
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        The Strength of Gideon and Other Stories

      Dodd, Mead & Company, New York 1900 - Superior copy of this collection of short tales, in which Dunbar continued to recount Black life both before and after slavery. BAL 4930; WORK, p.463. First Printing. Octavo (18.5cm); brown cloth, with titling and decorative elements stamped in gilt, black, and white on spine and front cover; [vi],362pp; frontispiece and five inserted plates of illustrations by E.W. Kemble. Pinpoint wear to decorative elements on front cover, with some faint, scattered spotting to text edges, else tight, very Near Fine, and clean throughout. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Ascent of Mount St. Elias, Alaska, by H.R.H. Prince Luigi Amadeo di Savoia, Duke of the Abruzzi

      Archibald Constable and Co., London 1900 - Very good copy in the original green cloth stamped in gilt and dark green (expertly rebacked with original spine laid down; slight foxing). Text is complete with all folding plates at rear - including the 2 superb color maps and the 4 folding panoramas, plus all the superb gravure plates after photographs by Vittorio Sella, the numerous illustrations in the text etc. Exceptionally rare Alaska mountaineering title, featuring account of a visit to Seattle as well.xvi, 240 [1] pages, [34] leaves of plates : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm Responsibility:by H.R.H. Prince Luigi Amedeo di Savoia, duke of the Abruzzi ; narrated by Filippo de Filippi ; illustrated by Vittorio Sella and translated by Signora Linda Villari with the author's supervision. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arundel Books]
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        Versi., , .

      , - Mm. 200 x 150, cc. 104 (pagine numerate, alcune cassate e altre ritagliate dall'Autore verosimilmente nell'ottica della definizione di un'uscita a stampa. Dall'indice delle poesie posto in fine non risulta alcuna mancanza di testo). Al frontespizio compare la seguente dedica: "Alla gentile Signorina Emilia Galateo perché non abbia ad affaticarsi nel ricordar cose, degne forse d'esser pietosamente dimenticate. Pisa 1900. Versi. Ugo Ghiron". Grafia chiara e perfettamente leggibile. Legatura coeva in mezza tela con titolo ms. su etichetta al piatto anteriore, tagli rossi. Segni del tempo alla legatura. Nel complesso ben conservato. Ugo Ghiron (1876-1952) nacque a Roma e lì fece i suoi studi ginnasiali, trasferendosi poi con la famiglia a Pisa, dove compì gli studi liceali e universitari, laureandosi in lettere. Pisa era all'epoca un centro intellettuale molto vivo, ricco di fermenti culturali e di cenacoli di giovani talenti; Ghiron, che aveva presto manifestato la sua vocazione poetica, si dimostrò, però, sin dall'inizio, autore solitario e appartato, estraneo alle poetiche più moderne. Nel 1908 pubblicò presso la casa editrice Bemporad di Firenze, la prima raccolta di liriche, Vita, con una calorosa prefazione - in forma di lettera all'editore - di G. Mazzoni. In seguito pubblicò vari volumi di versi (Le rime della notte, 1913; Le visioni di Atropos, tq20; Gli aquilotti e le rondini, 1923; Tristezze, 1925), ispirati a un vivo senso di bontà e di giustizia, dei quali trascelse il meglio nel volume Poesie (1932). Scrisse anche apprezzati libri per ragazzi: Dolci canzoni, Palermo 1915; Piccoli canti, Torino 1921; Sussurri, ivi 1921; Il libro dei piccoli, Palermo 1923. Questa interessantissima raccolta di versi verosimilmente inediti fu realizzata proprio a Pisa al termine degli studi universitario. Di seguito i titoli delle 24 poesie: Tempesta, Per monaca, Invito notturno, Chiesa fiorentina, Spagnuola, Vecchio castello, A un mandarino cinese in porcellana, Alba, Partenza, Avamposti, Mons gloriae, S. Maria della spina, All'amico di Sarzana, Il poesta e la poesia, Cristianesimo, All'autore di un sonetto di quindici versi, Nostalgia, In memoria di mia sorella, Saluto Valdostano, Io temo, Desiderio, Piazza de' Cavalieri, Rimorso, Fantasia satanica. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Insel Giglio.

      Prag, Heinrich Mercy, 1900. - VI, (2), 127 SS. Mit 18 Tafeln, 8 Textabbildungen und 1 Faltkarte. Originaler Leineneinband. 4to. Erste Ausgabe. - In sehr gutem Zustand; Kanten und Kapitale etwas berieben. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Gut und Blut fuer unsern Kayser. Zweiten, vermehrte und verbesserte Auflage.

      Wien, Seidel, (1900).. Crown quarto. Pp. 512. Attractive Jugendstil illustrated title-page. Second - and third title-pages. Forewords to 1st & 2nd editions. Illustrated throughout with numerous portraits, views, and ornaments in various styles and sizes. Charming head- and tail-pieces. Hardcover, bound in the original publisher's cloth-backed boards, spine gilt, large gilt medallion printed in relief on cover, floral endpapers; corner-tips bit rubbed. In about fine condition. Excellent copy. ~ Second, revised and enlarged edition. Published for the Author. First published, also for the Author, 1898. The present fine copy comes from the library of C. P. Mulder, renowned collector and international heraldry authority, with his charming armorial bookplate,"Nil Desperandum", to first free endpaper. For a complete catalogue of Mulder's library, from which we offer a considerable number of items, see: C. P. Mulder: "Catalogue of Works on Orders, Decorations and Medals in the Library of C. P. Mulder" (Rotterdam, 1988). See also: C. P. Mulder & A. A. Purves: "Bibliography of Orders and Decorations" (Copenhagen, 1999). Very rare.

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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        Le Beffroi. Première et deuxième années. Année 1900 et 1901 complètes

      Le beffroi 1900 - - Le beffroi, Lille 1900-1901, 13,5x22cm, 2 volumes reliés. - Edition originale. Première et deuxième années complètes. Reliures en pleine percaline vert olive, dos lisses très légèrement brunis ornés de filets à froid, titres, dates et tomaisons dorés, reliures de l'époque. Principaux collaborateurs des années 1900 et 1901: André Fontainas, Albert Samain, Léon Bocquet, Edouard Ducoté, Emile Blémont, Achille Segard, Albert Mockel, Emile Verharen, Pierre de Querlon, . Illustrations de Lucien Lévy-Dhurmer, Henri Fantin-Latour, Félix Regamey, Emile Gallé, Félix Valloton, Momal Duret, Edmond Van Offel. Le premier volume comporte des taches en marges des ses plats, un mors légèrement fendu en pied. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition. First and second complete years. Binders in full percaline olive green, smooth backs slightly browned adorned with cold fillets, titles, dates and golden tomaisons, bindings of the time. Main collaborators of the years 1900 and 1901: André Fontainas, Albert Samain, Leon Bocquet, Edouard Ducoté, Emile Blémont, Achille Segard, Albert Mockel, Emile Verharen, Pierre de Querlon, . Illustrations by Lucien Lévy-Dhurmer, Henri Fantin-Latour, Félix Regamey, Emile Gallé, Félix Valloton, Momal Duret, Edmond Van Offel . The first volume has spots on the margins of his boards, a bit slightly split in the foot. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        [Photo Album]: New York Hunting and Fish Club

      Pleaseant Lake, New York, 1900. Very Good. Quarto. Measuring 10" x 12". Leatherette papercovered boards with "Photographs" in gild on the front. Approximately 100pp. The album contains 220 gelatin silver photographs, most 3" x 4", tipped in and with about a third of the album pages empty. About very good with heavy wear at the edges with fraying, tears and some loss at the corner; interior photographs are generally fine.The album show a group of 20 or so well-to-do men and women engaged in a variety of outdoor activities including hunting, fishing, sailing, canoeing, and berry picking. The album begins with views of the local railroad station and many images of the group's large house in the woods (possibly a boarding house), along with log cabins, out buildings, a wood-planked path to the lake, the lake house, and dock. The surrounding forest is heavily featured. There are a number of interesting group photos showing members posing on rocks and logs or relaxing at their house and campsites. Many photos show successful hunters and fishermen/women proudly posing with their trophies and engaged in food preparation. Photos of the small train station show signs that read "Pleasant Lake" and one of the loosened photos of a fisherman has a Lausinburg, New York address on the reverse, confirming the images were taken in the Empire State.An attractive visual record of turn-of-the century outdoor leisure activities of wealthy New Yorkers.

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        Salvage Operations. The Floating of H.M. Battleship "Howe

      London: J.D. Potter, , 1900. Octavo. Original moderate brown diagonally combed cloth, title gilt to the front board, panels with elaborate scrolled foliate corner-pieces in blind to both boards, brilliant yellow surface-paper endpapers. Half-tone frontispiece and 7 other similar plates, 14 plans and sketches, 5 of them folding. Just a little rubbed, head and tail of the spine a touch crumpled, some foxing to the bound in plans on plain paper, but overall a very good copy indeed. First edition, uncommon just 7 locations on Copac The Admiral-class battleship HMS Howe was commissioned in 1889 and joined the Channel Fleet a year later. On 2 November 1892, due to faulty Admiralty charts, Howe ran aground on the Pereiro Shoal off Bispon Point while attempting to enter Ferrol harbour, Spain. Salvage operations were extremely complex, but with exemplary skill the feat was finally completed on 30 March 1893. The book describes in close detail the procedures carried out by the designated salvage squadron under the command of Rear-Admiral Edward Hobart Seymour, R.N., second-in-command of the Channel Fleet. The author who was Flag Captain aboard Seymour's flagship, HMS Anson, describes the initial incident, the arrival of the salvage steamers, the various methods employed to stop the leaks, several unsuccessful attempts to pump out the ship, the eventual improvement in buoyancy and the employment of collision mats, each of the four attempts to haul Howe into deeper water the last finally meeting with success, the docking of the battleship for temporary repair, and finally her safe return to England. The ship was paid off and sent to Chatham for repairs at a total cost of £45,000. She emerged from the dockyard in October that year and joined the Mediterranean Fleet where she remained until December 1896 when she became the flagship at Queenstown. She went into reserve in 1904, was sold in 1910, and broken up in 1912.

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        Pharmacopoea Amstelredamensis, of d'Amsterdammer apotheek, in welke allerlei medicamenten, zynde tot Amsterdam in 't gebruik, konstiglyk bereyd worden. Als ook des selfs kragten en manier van ingeven. Des sesden druk vermeerdert en verbetert.Amsterdam, Jan ten Hoorn, 1706. 12mo. With an engraved title-page by Jan Luyken, showing the interior of an apothecary and a woodcut vignette of a vase on the title-page. Vellum (ca. 1900?).

      - Daems & Vandewiele, p. 59 (1 copy); VKlaversma & Hannema 1178; STCN (same copy as Daems, lacking frontispiece); WorldCat (2 copies, including that in Daems). Very rare sixth edition of a Dutch translation of the 1636 Amsterdam Pharmacopoea. Unlike the original Latin edition, the Dutch translation not only lists ingredients, but also provides recipes to prepare the medicines. The numbers for quantities, as the publisher notes in the foreword, are spelled out to avoid any (potentially fatal) problems arising from typesetting errors.The original Latin Pharmacopoea Amstelredamensis, the first Dutch pharmacopoeia, with recipes for nearly 200 medicines, was compiled anonymously by Nicolaes Tulp (1593-1674) by order of the city of Amsterdam, to serve as an official legal standard for the correct preparation of numerous medicines. Several cities in the southern Low Countries and Germany, and even London, had produced pharmacopoeias before any Dutch city and Tulp based his on those published in Augsburg, Cologne and London.With a few contemporary annotations in the margins and the bookplate and stamp of Rimerius Gerardus Posthumus on the flyleaves. Some browning and spotting, still a sound and complete copy of a rare book.

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        A Bibliography of the Complete Angler of Izaak Walton and Charles Cotton. Being a Chronologically arranged List of the Several Editions and Reprints, from the First Edition MDCLIII until the Year MCM

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1900 - VIII+204 pages p. No. 111of no103-120 copies on Imperial Japanese p. Printed by the De Vinne Press in the Month of September, 1900.Portrait of Walton as Frontispiece, signed in pencil, lower right "T. Johnson", with 86 photo-engraved reproductions of title-pages in text. Bound in a fine contemporary half vellum with goldlines and goldtext. Edges uncut [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Andersens Antikvariat]
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        LA REVUE DES QUAT' SAISONS. 1900-1901.

      Paris, Société d'éditions littéraires et artistiques, Librairie Paul Ollendorff, 1900 - Paris, Société d'éditions littéraires et artistiques, Librairie Paul Ollendorff, 1900 4 volumes grands in-12 (19,5 x 13 cm) de 320 pages (pagination continue pour l'ensemble), avec reliés in fine dans chaque volume la suite complète des fumés des illustrations tirés sur papier de Chine. Reliure de l'époque demi-maroquin rouge à coins, dos à nerfs, relié sur brochure (non rogné). Les couvertures en couleurs sont toutes conservées en parfait état. La reliure a été exécutée sur un exemplaire broché qui était neuf. Jolies reliures très fraîches. A noter quelques très légères retouches à quelques coins (à peine visible). Intérieur parfait, sans aucune rousseur, y compris en ce qui concerne les suites sur papier de Chine. Tirage de tête à 50 exemplaires sur papier vélin de cuve contenant une suite complète des fumés tirés sur Chine. Bien complet de toutes les couvertures requises ainsi que du frontispice à l'eau-forte en couleurs livré aux abonnés (relié en tête du premier volume). L'illustration est profuse, en noir dans le texte et en couleurs hors-texte. Avec 8 grandes planches dépliantes coloriées au pochoir, de très nombreuses vignettes tirées en noir ou en vert d'eau. Cette très jolie revue éphémère, qui ne dura qu'une seule année, de janvier 1900 à janvier 1901, est consacrée aux fêtes, aux bals (Quat'zarts, Internat, etc.), carnavals de Nice, etc. L'ensemble est richement illustré de 400 compositions par Louis Morin. Louis Morin (1855-1938) est un artiste connu pour ses caricatures et ses illustrations le plus souvent gaies et remplies d'humour. On peut par certains côtés rapprocher son trait satirique de celui d'Albert Robida ou d'Adolphe Willette, ses contemporains. Il fonde la Société des dessinateurs humoristes en 1904. Il illustra également quelques livres. Il avait son atelier parisien rue Lepic. Il fut l'un des grands illustrateurs du Montmartre 1900. "Cette revue ne sera ni pessimiste, ni réaliste, ni grave, comme la plupart de ses consœurs. L’art n’est-il pas un jeu, le jeu des bons esprits, qu’il faut ranger au nombre des choses pas bien sérieuses dont parle Renan ? La fantaisiste revue des Quat-Saisons tâchera d’y jouer légèrement, pour le passe-temps des gens décidés d’y jouer légèrement, pour le passe-temps des gens décidés à lutter contre le spleen qui nous envahit,et à arrêter le moins possible leur pensée sur les misères de la vie laide que nous font les lois, les préjugés, les modes et le snobisme" (Louis Morin). Référence : Carteret IV, 294. Provenance : Ex libris gravé Henri Lafond (1894-1963) présent dans chaque volume. La bibliothèque Henri Lafond a a été dispersée (12 juin 2015) après plus de 50 années d'endormissement. Les exemplaires n'ayant pas bougé pendant cette longue période. Henri Lafond, banquier et homme d'affaires, proche de l'OAS, ennemi du Général de Gaulle dont il deviendra pourtant conseiller, a été assassiné le 6 mars 1963 en pleine rue non loin de son domicile de de trois balles de pistolet. Très bel exemplaire du rare tirage de tête avec suite conservé dans une jolie reliure de l'époque. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie L'amour qui bouquine]
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        Poèmes Antiques; Poèms Barbares; Poèmes Tragiques; Derniers Poèmes.

      Paris: Libraire Alphone Lemerre,, [c.1900]. 4 works, duodecimo (163 x 107 mm). Uniformly bound by Georges Levitzky in later green marbled vellum, spines hand-lettered in black and red ink, lyre device in gilt and black to spines, double panels in black and gilt to covers, yapp edges, marbled endpapers, remains of silk page markers, top edge gilt. A little wear to spine ends. An excellent set. An attractively bound set of Leconte de Lisle's poetry, published as part of Lemerre's Petite Bibliotheque Libraire series. It consists of four works: Poèmes Antiques (first published in 1852); Poèms Barbares (1862 as Poésies barbares); Poèmes Tragiques (1884); and Derniers Poemes (1895). Georges Levitsky was a Odessa-born binder in Paris whose clients included King Albert I of Belgium and King Alexander I of Serbia.

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        Ezhegodnik imperatorskikh teatrov. Sezon 1899-1900

      Izd. Direktsiia imp. teatrov, S.-Peterburg 1900 - 4 vols. bound in 2. plates and other illustrations, 123, [1],119, [1], 108. 148p. Contemporary 1/2 leather (titling on backstrip in French). Original wrappers bound in. 28cm. Backstrips faded to brown. Modest cover scuffing and wear. Foxing, mostly on the tissue-guarded plates and a bit elsewhere. Bookplate (Paul Poustochkine). Russian text. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Thais. Illustrations de Raphael Freida.

      Mit neun Tafeln und sieben Textillustrationen von Raphael Freida. In seinen hocherotischen Motiven spielt Freida mit ikonographischen Mustern und Ornamenten des Symbolismus und des Jugendstils. - Nummer 689 von 700 Exemplaren auf Vélin de Rives mit dem Wasserzeichen des Verlegers. Der Druck des Textes erfolgte bei Ducros und Colas, die Illustrationen wurden auf der Handpresse von Leblanc und Trautmann gedruckt. - Der vollendete Meistereinband stammt von Rolando Gozzi aus Modena (geb. 1900), dessen goldgeprägte Signatur sich auf dem vorderen Spiegel befindet: Der horizontal laufende goldgeprägte Rückentitel in serifenloser Antiqua wird von angedeuteten falschen Bünden eingefasst (Lederintarsien, gesäumt von goldgeprägten Bordüren). Die in einem Mosaik aus Lederintarsien gestalteten Deckel mit reicher Goldprägung aus Rollstempeln und feinen punktförmigen Einzelstempeln. Der goldgeprägte Deckeltitel ist aus quadratischen kleinen Einzelstempeln zusammengesetzt. - Innen teils minimal randfleckig. Sonst und insgesamt gepflegtes, sehr attraktives Exemplar.

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        Habitations à Bon Marché, Concours de 1901: Blocs ou Maisons Collectives a Étages, Petites Maisons Familiales

      17 pp. introduction prefacing a presentation of 46 plates showing detailed floor plans, front elevations, and images from photographs of buildings submitted to the contest for public housing designs, types of buildings shown include apartment blocks, row houses, and small single family structures, all reflecting either contemporary or traditional regional influences. Folio. Plates loose as housed in 1/2 cloth and boards portfolio, covers slightly stained, rubbing along edges, split to spine, some loss to ribbon ties. Label affixed to cover over publication information for Aulanier & Co., Editeurs, Paris, Librairie de la Construction Moderne. Paris (E. Thézard) n.d. (circa 1900). (Librairie Spéciale d'Architecture, Médaille d'Or à l'Exposition Universelle de Paris 1900). Extremely rare; as of December 2017, WorldCat locates only one institutional holding in the United States.

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        [NEEDLEPOINT] [LEVIATHAN SURROUNDS THE CENTRAL CAVE OF MACHPELAH]

      Jerusalem [ca. 1900](1900). Framed Textile. Green Ceramic Frame. Including frame is 17 ½ by 16 ¼ inches. An early representation of Hannah Rivkah Hermanns Leviathan (the legendary sea-monster from the Book of Job, Psalms, and Isaiah) surrounding the Cave of the Patriarchs. A very nice example of folk-art from the pre-Mandate Jeruselum. This copy may have been made by the original artist, or may be a later version from the artists lifetime. An embroidered version of this image on a table cloth is held in the Israel Museum. Very Good Condition. (PAINT-1-22)

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        Photo Album]: Canadian Ranch and Trip to Europe

      1900 - Large oblong quarto measuring 10" x 11.5". Red pebbled cloth with gilt edges and "photographs" stamped in gilt on the front board. A collection of 111 black and white or sepia-toned gelatin silver snap shot photographs affixed to white cardboard pages, with a few loose photos laid in. Photographs are about near fine with some creasing in a very good album with edgewear and spotting. A photo album featuring a large amount (approximately half) of the images set on a Canadian ranch in the late 1880s or early 1890s. The images include the stables, what appears to be someone operating on a sick (or possibly dead) horse, ranch hands in full "cowboy" dress complete with hat and lasso atop their horses, breaking horses, as well as trick riding, and one amusing photo of a man, a dog, and a hose. One particularly wonderful photograph shows a bucking horse with a rider. The album also contains a parade in Quebec City with hundreds of people lining the road and several photos of building and two photos showing the town circa 1880. The latter part of the album show images from a trip to Europe with town of Lourdes in Southern France, include the old fort and the National Shrine Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes. Also show are various images of the Alps along with stagecoaches, glaciers, Matterhorn, and mountain goats can be seen. A few photos show the St. Gotthard tunnel entrance, the third largest road tunnel in the world, under construction, it was completed in 1881. A fascinating look at life on a Canadian ranch as well as an excursion to Europe for a mix or business and pleasure.

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        Les jugements du président Magnaud, réunis et commentés.

      Paris, P. V. Stock, 1900. - 8vo. (4), XLVII, (1), 346 pp.; original orange printed wrapper bound within. With portrait frontispiece. Contemporary red half calf. First edition (= Recherches Sociales 4). The French magistrate Paul Magnaud (1848-1926), elected Radical-Socialist deputy of the Seine in 1906, was known as "the good judge" for his clemency and his feminist positions. As president of the civil court of Château-Thierry he pronounced numerous lenient sentences which, upon appeal, were mostly changed by the Court of Amiens. - Binding of first gathering loosened, otherwise an appealing, well-preserved copy. OCLC 23425002. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1900 - 1900 Original Hardback Wisden

      1900. Hi, This lot is a 1900 Original Hardback Wisden in Very Good Condition, The 5th Hardback. This book is 100% Original. It has a couple of marks to the front board as shown but other than that it is a super book with bright gilt and clean pages. Great photoplate,

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        The Ward=Coonley collection of meteorites.

      Chicago, 1900. - In-8, hardcover, iv-100pp.-VI plates. VERY RARE ORIGINAL EDITION. Top of spine leveled, corner and plates lightly rubbed, good condition. Réf. bibliographiques : Sold by Christie's on may 2010 1750£ with a group of books on meteorites. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Papua-Album II. Nord Neu Guinea, Bismarck Archipel, Deutsche Salomo Inseln.

      Stengel & Co., Dresden, 1900. - EA. Mit 'Etwa 550 Abbildungen auf 53 Tafeln in Lichtdruck'. Original-Halbleinenmappe. (4 Blatt), 13 S. (Erläuterung der Tafeln in Deutsch und Englisch) , unpag. Tafelteil. Folio-Format 32,5 x 26cm. Die Mappe berieben und etwas bestoßen, teils leicht fleckig; Rücken restauriert unter Verwendung des ORückens. Alle 53 Tafeln mit Papierstreifen neu eingesetzt, da sich, wie meist, der Großteil der Tafeln bereits gelöst hatte .Der gesamte Innenteil, Text und Tafeln, sauber, vollständig, ohne Flecken , Eintragungen, Stempel o.ä. Handschriftl. Widmung von Meyer auf dem vorderen Deckel an Prof. H(enry) O(gg) Forbes. Ein sehr gutes Exemplar. Eines der äußerst seltenen und gesuchten Alben aus dem Dredner Stengert-Verlag von A.B.Meyer, dem damaligen Direktor, Erneuerer und Umgestalter des 'Königlichen Ethnographischen Museum in Dresden', hier zusammen als Herausgeber mit Richard Parkinson, von dem sämtliche der beeindruckenden Fotografien auf starkem Karton stammen. Etwas geheimnisvoll ist die Angabe der '550 Abbildungen' auf dem Titelblatt: Es scheinen sämtliche Personen und einiges mehr auf den 53 Tafeln gezählt worden zu sein. - - Sehr selten angeboten, lediglich eine Nennung im JAP.

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        Schau nur, schau, die Katzenfrau! Ein neues bewegliches Bilderbuch mit hübschen Erzählungen.

      O. O. und Dr., ca. 1900. Titel und 4 farbig lithograph. Tafeln mit beweglichen Teilen, rückseitig mit Text. Farbig lithograph. Orig.-Karton. 22,5 x 19,5 cm. Nicht im KVK, für bibliographisch nicht nachweisbar. - Offensichtlich sehr seltenes und unbekanntes Bilderbuch in der Art Lothar Meggendorfers. - Die Tafeln im einzelnen: I.: Eine Katze im Kleid, Kopf und Notenblatt beweglich. - II.: Hase, ein Ohr und ein Vorderlauf beweglich. - III.: Ein Gans im Frack mit Taktstock, beide Arme beweglich. - IV.: Kinder vor einer Mühle, die Windräder beweglich: der Rücken eines Esels, auf dem ein Mädchen sitzt, beweglich, aber lose. - - - Rücken lädiert, dadurch etwas gelockert. Titelblatt am unteren Falz eingerissen. Einband etwas angestaubt. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        I PERSIANI

      TORINO: LOESCHER, 1900. BROSSURA. BUONO. 14 21. COLLEZIONE DI CLASSICI GRECI E LATINI CON NOTE ITALIANE USATO

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        The Sire de Maletroit's Door

      Thomas Mosher, Portland 1900 - One of 425, finely bound in full teal morocco with inlaid panels, gilt designs. Very slight wear at edges, binding signed SMS 1921. 58pp. Size: duodecimo (12mo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Literature & Literary; Inventory No: 046576. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Divine Comedy.

      London: George Routledge & Sons, Limited,, [c.1900]. Translated by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Octavo (190 x 135). Contemporary Florentine vellum by Giannini over bevelled boards, [hand-illuminated with] pink, green, blue and yellow flourishes and raised gilt enamel to front board, titles to spine and front board in black and red, gold endpapers with leaf design. Ownership inscription in pen to front free endpaper. Some scuffs to rear board, foxing to edges, remarkably clean, fresh contents. An excellent copy. A beautifully bound copy in a fully hand-painted vellum binding by the famous Florentine bindery Giulio Giannini & Figlio (established 1856), which found enduring success in supplying the literary and aesthetic taste of late-Victorian English travellers and expatriates. Longfellow's translation of Dante's Divine Comedy is one of the first complete, and still considered in many respects still the best, English translations of The Divine Comedy. It was first published in 1867.

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        Album photographique - Souvenir de la campagne de Chine 14 août 1900 - 18 septembre 1901

      Exceptional album gathering a total of 57 original photographs in prints and argentic contemporary vintage. These photographs were made between 1900 and 1901 by the military doctor Henry Coullaud (1872-1954).Contemporary binding in half blue percaline with corners, smooth back mute, plates of flowery paper, a red label presenting Chinese ideograms was laminated on the first board.The Chinese calligraphy on this label, as explained by Professor Denis Coullaud, is the name of the doctor: "" In Kou-Lou, the wonderful hand that makes the spring ". Thus one could translate a Chinese inscription whose characters stood out in black on the crimson background of a narrow vertical banner. It was called a "pagan". On a beautiful spring morning of the year 1900, this present was brought in great pomp, preceded by a nasal music of a clarinet, accompanied by the small sound of a small flute, and rhythmic tambourine. The Wang family, whose patriarch had successfully operated on the cataract, thanked the physician-major Coullaud. The Chinese had translated its name by phonetic approximation, drawing the two characters "kou" and "lou". (In Pr. Denis Coullaud, The Wonderful Hand That Makes Spring , 1992).Each photograph was annotated (place and legend) by the photographer who also wrote a dedication on the back of the title page of the first album: "To my sister, loving memory of his brother Henry, Bordeaux October 25, 1901".A young military doctor weary of garrison life in the metropolis and dreaming of adventure, Henry Coullaud asked the Ministry to leave for the Chinese Campaign. His request accepted, he embarked on August 19, 1900 on the Alexander III in the 1st battalion of the Regiment of Foot infantry.The beginning of the album contains photographs of the crew of the Alexander III. Several shots then represent the stopovers made by the crew: Port-Saïd, Djibouti, Singapore and finally the harbor of Ta-Kou reached forty-two days after the departure of Marseille. This first part, concerning the actual crossing, consists essentially of port photographs and several photographs representing the Djiboutian population. It is a precious testimony to the beginning of the development of the then capital city of the French Somali Coast.A second part concerns the different Chinese cities in which Dr. Coullaud practiced: Tong-Kou, Tien-Tsin, Pao-Ting-Fou, Ting-Tcheou (Tin-Tjô), Cheng-Feng, Sou-Kiao, Si-Gnan -Shien and Tai-To. His photographs, of a raw realism, offer us a vast panorama of the life in China, at the same time of Sino-French relations but also of the urban and rural life of the natives. It includes the official activities of the French delegation: scenic tours, artistic performances organized (theater, parade acrobats or Chinese orchestra overflowing with French flags on the occasion of July 14), military journals and official photographs mixing senior dignitaries Chinese and French graduates, etc. Some clichés also depict the impartiality of the judicial machine in the midst of the Boxers' revolt: Chinese police in archaic uniform, insurgent heads exposed in cages in the public square, but also fivefold capital execution.The amateur photographer also gives pride of place to historical monuments, realizing views of cities, pagodas, towers, gates and other walls. But what seems to fascinate the young doctor above all else is the life of the street. We note several shots of women with tiny feet bandaged, a few years before the prohibition of this millennial erotic mutilation. Coullaud also immortalises the daily life of the little people, through country scenes and small trades (barbers, washing machines ...), but also those of notables and even mandarins solemn poses.Through this unique album, important testimony to ethnological value, Major Henry Coullaud gives us an overall view of Chinese life at the turn of the twentieth century.14 août 1900 - 18 septembre 1901 Album : 24x19cm, photographies : formats divers 1 album relié

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        The Complete Works.

      New York: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., 1898–1900 - 24 volumes in 12, octavo (205 x 133 mm). Contemporary green half morocco, gilt panelled spines with red star-shaped onlays, marbled sides, top edges gilt, others untrimmed, marbled endpapers. Spines faded to brown, a couple of volumes slightly chipped and bumped at spine. An excellent set. Frontispieces with captioned tissue-guards, title pages printed in red and green within an ornamental border printed in gold, black and white plates throughout. First collected edition of Tolstoy's works in English, edited by Nathan Haskell Dole with various translators. A handsomely bound set. Ettlinger and Gladstone, p. 31. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Sailing Alone Around the World

      New York: The Century Co, 1900. Hardcover. Very Good. Early reprint. Copyright page dated 1899, 1900, with no later printings mentioned, though dust jacket lists books published in the late 1920s on the rear flap. Near Fine, with faint edge wear to cloth, bookplate from previous owner to front paste down, stamp from the Rudder Publishing Company on the title page, light insect wear to edge of page block, in a Very Good dust jacket, with chipping to the spine ends, toning, soiling and light tide marks. A beautiful copy, in a wonderful and extremely scarce dust jacket.

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        Pokhozhdeniia Chichikova, ili, Martvyia Dushi: Poema

      S.-Peterburg: Izdanie A. F. Marksa, 1900. Hardcover. Very Good. frontis (portrait), 10 leaves of plates, numerous other, mostly smaller illustrations, vii, 571p. Contemporary 3/4 leather (marbled boards with maroon leather backstrip and large corners). 36cm. Modest cover scuffing and wear. A couple of tissue guards are worn and one is missing. Minor foxing (mostly on tissue guards and plates). Russian text. An appealing large-format edition with numerous illustrations.

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        The Poems of John Milton: Two Volumes

      Brentano's, New York 1900 - First thus edition. Preface by H.J.C. Grierson, F.B.A. Two volume set. Maroon cloth cover with gilt decoration and letters. Top edges gilt. Gilt on spines dulled, spine ends are a bit worn, some pages are unopened, else very good. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Poems.

      London; New York: George Bell & Sons; The Macmillan Co., , 1900. Illustrated and decorated. With an introduction by H. Noel Williams. Octavo. Original beige cloth, spine lettered in black and red. Frontispiece with tissue guard, title vignette, 28 plates, illustrations in text, all by Waller. Spine very slightly rolled, small blue mark half way down spine, edges lightly soiled. An excellent copy. First and limited edition, first impression, one of 75 copies on Japanese vellum. This illustrated edition was published as part of the Endymion Series. From the library of Pickford Robert Waller, English designer and collector. A leading member of the aesthetic movement, Waller designed illustrations for authors including Hans Christian Anderson and the Brothers Grimm.

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        [Photo Album]: S.S. Bremen, Paris and London

      Paris, London, 1900. Good. Oblong small quarto measuring 7" x 11". String-tied olive cloth over paper boards with "Paris 1907 London" printed on the front board. Contains 51 sepia toned gelatin silver photographs with some captions measuring between 2" x 3" and 4.5" x 6.5" affixed to stiff black paper. A good album with loose pages, toning, and lifting cloth with near fine photographs.A photo album kept of a transatlantic journey on the German vessel S.S. Bremen which made stops in Paris and London before returning to the United States in 1905. The vessel built in 1896 was part of the Hamburg America Line and used the same route as the Titanic would a few years later. The album shows many of the crew and passengers posing around the ship with photos of crew members lounging and reading on the upper deck, crew members posing with a woman, and other vessels they passed on the water. Once in Paris the photographs show the streets and crowds of the city. Roughly ten photos show the group at a horse race presumably the Paris Grand Prix at Longchamp with photos of the stands and the crowd in beautiful dresses, huge feathered hats, and men in tuxes. Created by the Societe d'Encouragement in 1863, the Paris Grand Prix was the leading "flat race" showcasing the "best home-bred three-year-olds" until it was surpassed in 1920 when the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe began. After Paris the company stopped in London shown here in photographs of cobblestone streets and busy town centers before returning to the Bremen and returning home. It is assumed that the photo album was put together later than the trip as the book reads "1907" while the few captions that are present read "1905."An interesting look at sea travel and upper middle class events during the early 1900s.

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        Connecticut State Register and Manual [57-Volume Set]

      Hartford, CT: State of Connecticut, 1900-1996 [missing volumes noted in Description]. First. The following applies to the 57-Volume Set, exceptions will be noted separately: Octavo; G+/no-DJ*; Volumes in this collection printed before 1935 have a maroon spine with gold text, otherwise volumes have blue spines with gold text, after 1960 the Connecticut seal was added to the spine; Boards strong, clean with general shelfwear and edgewear - some volumes have light staining along one or both covers - rubbing at corners and both ends of spine, see attached photographs to view degrees of fading along spine; Textblock generally clean, older volumes darkened by age, occasional underlining, marginalia and other notations by previous owner(s), volumes printed prior to 1920 include full-color fold-out maps at rear of text, all volumes possess some degree of edgewear; pp page count varies by volume. The following volumes possess traits that require notation, see attached photographs to view water damage noted below: Volume 1923 Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Maroon spine with gold text; Boards strong with shelfwear and edgewear, back cover stained with water damage; Textblock darkened with age, otherwise generally clean, front hinge cracked, exposing webbing, boards are sprung, tail quarter of pages 27-30 have been cut from textblock, back free endpaper torn from textblock, back textblock stained from back cover water damage; pp 690. Volume 1940 Octavo; G/no-DJ; Blue spine with blue text; Boards strong with shelfwear and edgewear, covers, especially spine water damaged, spine gilt nearly worn away; Textblock clean, light wave to page, patchy mold along fore and tail edges; pp 527. Volume 1943/1944 Octavo; G/no-DJ; Blue spine with blue text; Boards strong with shelfwear and edgewear, covers, especially spine water damaged, spine and front cover gilt nearly worn away; Textblock clean, light wave to page, patchy mold and water staining along top edge, water staining visible along top edge of last half of textblock; pp 709. Volume 1965 Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Blue spine with blue text; Boards strong with shelfwear and edgewear, covers, especially spine water damaged, spine gilt nearly worn away; Textblock clean, back free endpaper and pastedown slightly soiled; pp 854. The following volumes are not included in the set spanning from 1900-1996: 1901,1902,1904,1906-1909,1912-1915, 1926-1929, 1933-1935,1938,1939,1942,1948,1950,1953,1961-1963,1966,1981,1983-1992 *Volumes 1968, 1969, 1980, 1982, 1993-1996 are paperback Please see photos for details. Full-priced Rockville.

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