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        Autograph postcard signed.

      Frankfurt a. M., 14. XI. 1900 (post stamped). - 8vo. 1 page. With autogr. address. To the Viennese pathologist Richard Kretz (1865-1920) in concern of a late delivery.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Seventeen Photo Albums of Railroad Photography and Ephemera. 1900-1975

      - Collection of seventeen 20th century photo albums packed with over 1,000 railroad photographs and items of rail ephemera. A lifelong archive of unknown rail enthusiast; possibly an employee of the New York Central line based in Collinwood Ohio, in East Cleveland. Several of the 17 albums are emblazoned with the New York Central logo on front. Photographs have corner mounts with the majority still intact. A handful of photographs have either come out of the mounts or are laid loose. Photos range from home snapshots to commercially sold collectible railroad views to official railroad archival shots. Several of the commercial shots are from the George Melvin collection, Rolling Stock Replicas, J. R. Quinn Railroad Photography and Rebman Photo Service. Sizes from 3 x 3 inches to 2 ¾ x 8 inch panoramas to 8 x 10 inch views. The large majority of photos show locomotives, both still and in motion, but collection also includes views of freight cars, passenger cars, cabooses, wrecked trains and photos of train paintings. Dated images range from the early 20th century to 1974. Home snapshots date primarily from the 50's, 60’s and 70’s. More than 50 distinct rail lines are identifiable including the Penn Central, Western Maryland, Rock Island, Illinois Central, Durham and Southern, Arizona Southern, Bangor & Aroostook, Denver & Rio Grande, Saint Louis & San Francisco, Cadiz Railroad, M, K, & T and many others. Specific locations identified include views from Cincinnati, Binghamton, NY, Cumberland, MD, Erie, PA, Buffalo, NY, Ontario Canada, and the outlier White Sulphur Springs, MT. , and more. It is assumed this rail fan took snaps during vacations and/or work travel. Many views were shot at crossings, bridges and country views and were shot with a good eye for composition and timing. Railroad ephemera make up perhaps 15% of the collection including ticket stubs, rail passes, pamphlets, photo postcards, rail letterheads and cancelled checks. A treasure trove of railroad history, perfect for the rail collector, historian or avid foamer. Scans available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Back of Beyond Books, ABAA]
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        (Waldweg),

       um 1900. Am Ende eines von Bäumen gesäumten Weges wird der Blick auf eine sonnenbeschienene Lichtung freigegeben. Öl auf Leinwand (diese auf Platte aufgezogen), rs. bez. \"H Gröber\", um 1900. 60,5 x 47,3 cm. - Hermann Groeber: Wartenberg 17.07.1865 - 24.06.1935 Gstadt am See. Groeber, der neben Landschaften auf Porträts und Genreszenen schuf, studierte in München bei Wilhelm von Lindenschmit d. J., Nikolaus Gysis und Ludwig von Löfftz und unternahm Studienreisen nach Holland, Oberitalien und Paris, wo er mit dem Impressionismus in Berührung kam. Nachdem er 1911 die Goldene Medaille der Glaspalastausstellung gewonnen hatte, erhielt Groeber einen Lehrauftrag an der Akademie in München. Versand D: 5,50 EUR Handzeichnung, Landschaft, Groeber

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Tobias Müller]
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        Umfangreiche Sammlung

      Liebig 1900 - - umfangreiche Sammlung aus erster Hand ohne Entnahmen - Gewicht in Gramm: 5890 (Köln, circa 1890 - 1910). 201 Serien (3 Bilder fehlen) mit 1203 chromolithogr. Bildern in 3 original Alben für Liebig Bilder (Alben etwas bestoßen/1 Album verblichen und etwas fleckig/einige Bilder mit Spuren von Verklebungen)

      [Bookseller: Celler Versandantiquariat]
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        The Works

      Boston: Dana Estes and Company, Circa 1900s. Full leather. Thirty-two volumes. Octavo. The Works of Bulwer Lytton, Edtion Magnifique. Limited to twenty-six sets , printed on Japanese vellum. illustrated plates two states (one hand coloured and signed by the artist). Bound in full green morocco white leather doublers, top edge gilt, raised bands, ornate floral gilt on covers and spines. Handsome set. Very good.

      [Bookseller: Imperial Fine Books]
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        Mockba Moscau

      No date - Size: A4 Landscape. 30 pages. . 30 pages of photographic views of Moscow in colour. Single sided printing on glazed card the colour printing is of chromo quality. ( see images) . Original binding lightly marked, contents clean and crisp. Two of the pages are printed facing each other to give a panoramic view. No date (circa 1900?) Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Travel & Places; Russia; Inventory No: 12488. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bygone Books]
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        Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte

      London: Grolier Society. Limited. hardcover. very good(+). 4 volumes, decorative titles printed in red & black. Illustrations in two states, with frontispieces in color. 3/4 crushed green morocco, spines faded to brown, with raised bands, gilt lettered spines and the Napoleon insignia & emblem, top edges gilt. London: Grolier Society, no date, ca 1900. Limited Edition. Edition Connoisseur Astrale. Number 50 of only 75 sets. The pages are largely unopened, except for 4 leaves in the Preface of Vol. 1, which were carelessly opened, leaving torn edges.

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        NAPOLEON BONAPARTE

      [France circa ] 1900 - 6 hand coloured photographs, each 9 x 14 cm (3.5 x 5.5 inches), if joined: 55 x 28 cm (21.6 x 11 inches). This unusual set of postcards sow scenes from Napoleon's life as well as his portrait if put together in right order.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Dasa Pahor]
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        Map S. - Battersea (1900).

      1900 - London, 1900. Lithographic map with original hand colour. Sheet 345 x 365mm. Binding folds flattened, key placed at top margin. A map of Battersea, 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. Showing Batterea, Balham Lavender Hill, Battersea Rise, Nine Elms and part of Brixton. 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'). 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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        Anatomische Tafel: Skelett.

      o. O. o, J. ( um 1900) - 184 x 71 cm grosse schwarz/weisse Tafel des Körpers zeigt das Skelett, Schädelskizze separat, Körperteile mit Buchstaben und Nummern versehen, vierteilig auf Leinen gezogen, gerollt und mit Holzleisten versehen, unten rechts mit ' J. H. Becker s fecit' signiert, gestempelt, geringe Knitterspuren [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat A. Wempe]
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        Landschaft mit Fluss und Bäumen. Ölgemälde auf Platte, alt aufwendig gerahmt.

      Bildmaß: 27 x 32,5 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), in aufwendigem schweren Rahmen ( Rahmenmaß: 52 x 57 cm ). Das Bild links unten mit *A. Glatte* signiert, undatiert ( ca. um 1900 in impressionistischer Manier gemalt ). Der Rahmen am Bildunterrand mit montierter Metallplakette *Adolph Glatte, 1866 1920 *. Das Bild gering fleckig, gering craquelliert, insgesamt aber guter und dekorativer Zustand. ( Literatur: Thieme-Becker, Band XIV, Seite 242 ) ( Hier wegen Bruchgefahr des Rahmens bitte Selbstabholung in meinem Ladengeschäft ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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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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        MÜNCHEN., Entwurf für eine Postkarte mit einer Gesamtansicht vom Maximilianeum aus sowie einer Ansicht vom Innenhof des Hofbräuhauses.

      Aquarell über Bleistift von Johann Conrad Steinmann, um 1900, 9,5 x 14 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. XXXI, S. 575/76. - Der Schweizer Maler und Graphiker wurde 1866 in Neftenbach geboren. Er studierte in Paris an der Akademie Julian und der Ecole des Beaux Arts. - Verso alt bezeichnet. Fein ausgeführter Entwurf. Sehr dekorativ in breite alte Nußholzleiste gerahmt. Aquarell/Zeichnung, BAYERN, Oberbayern, Postkarten

      [Bookseller: Buch- und Kunstantiquariat]
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        The Jumping Kangaroo and the Apple Butter Cat (in Dustjacket)

      New York: McClure, Philips & Co, 1900. Cloth. Very Good -/Very Good -. J.W. Conde. The 1900 1st edition, IN THE UNCOMMON PICTORIAL DUSTJACKET. Solid and VG- (with chipping at the spine crown and light soiling alng the rear panel's top-edge) in a crisp, bright, VG- dustjacket, with corresponding chipping along the spine crown and minor loss at the rear flap-fold and along the rear panel's top-edge. Still though, very presentable. Octavo, nicely illustrated thruout in pen-and-ink line drawings by J.W. Conde.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA]
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        Tales of Space and Time.

      Harper & Brothers Publishers, London 1900 - First edition. Octavo, original cloth, with 2 pages publisher's advertisements at end. Warmly inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "W.E. Henley with affectionate regards from H.G. Wells" along with an original drawing of Ugh-lomi and Eudena, the protagonists of A Story of the Stone Age, one of this volume's five collected short stories. In very good condition with some toning to the spine. Tales of Space and Time is a fantasy and science fiction collection of three short stories and two novellas written H. G. Wells between 1897 and 1898. It includes, The Crystal Egg, The Star, A Story of the Stone Age, A Story of the Days to Come and The Man who could Work Miracles. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        The son of the wolf: tales of the far north

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1900. frontis by Maynard Dixon inserted, [i-viii] [1] 251p., printer's imprint [252] blank leaf, very good blackish green cloth with silver buckled belt and corners, silver on spine somewhat worn, first edition, printing of 2028 copies according to Sisson/Martens pages 2 &116 and BAL 11869 and Woodbridge. Publisher's imprint at bottom of spine first state with no periods around ampersand : Houghton | Mifflin & Co.; no broken type on page 147 (perfect "e" in spruce and perfect "t" in might) no broken type on 64-67, commas before and after 1900 on copyright page, sets of binding threads between 6/7, 18/19 and every six leaves thereafter. Two neat previous owners' book plates on front endpapers. This copy matches all first printing, first state points with the following two discrepancies from Sisson: 1. the frontispiece has the caption ""Malemute Kid Halted Him" (page 64) as opposed to "The Men of the Forty Mile" as stated in Sisson; 2. The frontispiece appears to be inserted rather than sewn-in although Swann's auctioned described first printing with frontis tipped-in stating later printings were sewn-in, a disagreement with Sisson. Also, to this bibliographer the color of the binding is in question as well. Appears to be a blackish-green but could be interpreted as a deep gray-green. All-in-all a very nice copy of the author's rare first book.

      [Bookseller: Bolerium Books]
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        CENTRALBLATT FÜR INNERE MEDICIN / ZENTRALBLATT FÜR INNERE MEDIZIN herausgegeben von Binz, Curschmann, v. Leube, v. Leyden, Müller, Naunyn, v. Norden, Schultze [u.a.]. Redigiert von H. Unverricht [u.a.].

      21. Jg. Nr. 1-52 Ja-Dez 1900 1312 S.- 22. Jg. Nr. 1-52 Ja-Dez 1901 1270 S. - 23. Jg. Nr. 1-52 Ja-Dez 1902 1304 S. - 25. Jg. Nr. 1-52 Ja-Dez 1904 1304 S. - 26. Jg. Nr. 1-52 Ja-Dez 1905 1288 S. - 27. Jg. Nr. 1-52 Ja-Dez 1906 1296 S. - 28. Jg. Nr. 1-52 Ja-Dez 1907 1268 S. - 29. Jg. Nr. 1-52 Ja-Dez 1908 1292 S. - 30. Jg. Nr. 1-26 Ja-Juni 1909 664 S. - 30. Jg. Nr. 27-52 Juli-Dez 1909 S. 665-1288 - 31. Jg. Nr. 1-26 Ja-Juni 1910 672 S. - 31. Jg. Nr. 27-52 Juli-Dez 1910 S. 673-1304 - 32. Jg. Nr. 1-26 Ja-Juni 1911 664 S. - 33. Jg. Nr. 27-52 Juli-Dez 1912 S. 669-1284 - 35. Jg. Nr. 1-26 Ja-Juni 1914 648 S. - 36. Jg. Nr. 1-26 Ja-Juni 1915 420 S. - 37. Jg. Nr. 1-26 Ja-Juni 1916 496 S. 17 EINZELBÄNDE ALLE IN GLEICHER SEHR DEKORATIVER AUSSTATTUNG: verziertes rotes Leinen u. Halbleder, Goldlettern u. die Rücken mit Goldschmuck. Schnitt marmoriert. Vereinzelt ist der Rücken leicht (!) angeschmutzt u. vereinzelt ist der Schnitt oben etwas fleckig. SEHR GUTER SAUBERER ZUSTAND! Hochwertiges Papier u. hochwertige Verarbeitung. Erschlossen sind die einzelnen Jahrgänge durch Aufzählung von Orginalmitteilungen, sowie durch ein umfangreiches Sach- und Namenverzeichnis (ung. 60 S. pro Jg.). Druck u. Verlag bis 1907 Breitkopf & Härtel, danach J. A. Barth. 1905 wurde der Titel der reformierten Rechtschreibung angepaßt. Zusätzliche Informationen gerne auf Anfrage.

      [Bookseller: Fixbuch]
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        Landskabsmotiv fra Nord Amerika.

      Maleri. Ca. 1900. Usigneret. Olie på malepap klæbet på lærred. 19x34 cm. I smuk samtidig guldramme. Dirckinch Holmfeldt, der i slutningen af 1880erne var flyttet til Amerika, testamenterede sine efterladte malerier til kunstmuseet i Seattle.

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosells Antikvariat]
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        Reichskriegsflagge des Deutschen Reiches. Original-Flagge alter Zeit aus gewebtem Leinen.

       Um 1900 gefertigt - Größe 90 x 175 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), Original-Flagge aus teils gefärbtem Leinen mit dem Reichsadler, dem Reichszepter, dem Reichsapfel und dem Eisernen Kreuz in der linken oberen Ecke. Linksbündig mit Lasche zum Aufziehen auf einen Flaggenmast. Stellenweise leicht fleckig, minimal beschädigt - ansonsten guter Zustand. >>> Provenienz: Alter Privatbesitz eines ehemaligen Mitglieds der Kaiserlichen Marine <<< - sehr selten - ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Deutsches Reich, Flagge, Fahne, Reichskriegsflagge, Reichskriegsfahne, Wimpel, Erster Weltkrieg, Marine, Kaiserliche Marine, Reichsmarine, Kriegsflagge

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Documents d'Art Nouveau a L'Usage des Dessinateurs Industriels.

      Librairie des Arts Decoratifs. Paris. No date. Ca. 1900. - 24 black and white plates, 18 1/2 x 14 inches, loose in paper covered board folder with cloth spine and cloth ties. Folder worn and soiled, extensive wear to lower right corner of folder, 2 inch tear to head and tail of spine; overall light toning to sheets, a few short edge tears and occasional light soiling (mainly to outer margins). There is a small color label with the number 45 at top right of the front cover and another label at lower right; each of the plates is stamped with the number 45 in the upper right margin. A collection of H. Friling's attractive Art Nouveau (Jugendstil) designs featuring plant and animal life. Hermann Friling produced a number of portfolios of design concepts for architects and designers. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Junks - pair of paintings in original frames.

      No date. Ca. early 1900s? - Set of two framed paintings (likely gouache) apparently on board, visible size 9 3/4 x 12 1/4 inches (24.5 x 31cm) in wooden frames 10 3/4 x 13 inches. One frame with glass, the other without. The unglazed image has one abraded line at lower right and light wear but overall the paintings are in very good condition. The frames have wear and a few chips. The paper cover on the back of the frames has deteriorated with age revealing old nails. Very attractive images of Chinese junks. One has two Chinese characters on the main sail. On the verso of the frames is a label for "Abrahams & Sons - Fine Art Printers - Photographers - Show Card & Calendar Manufacturers - Plymouth W."

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        ALBUM DE CHROMOS

      Plus de 730 Chromos découpis et autres, réunis dans un album de collection in folio, pleine toile rouge, titre doré et chromo contrecollé, sur le premier plat.Quelques traces de manipulations, sans gravité.L'ensemble est en bon état à très bon état (les chromos présentant un défaut n'ont pas été comptabilisés) sans lieu ni date, vers 1900

      [Bookseller: Charbonnel]
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        The Norwegian North polar expedition, 1893-1896; scientific results 6 volume set

      London, New York, Longmans, Green and co.; Christiania, J. Dybwad 1900 - Six quarto volumes, 30 x 23 cm. Bound in original green alligator patterned cloth. Good bindings and covers. Professional restoration to the spine cloth, rehinged. Scattered library markings, book plate, institutional perforated stamps. Library numbers to spines. Many folding plates at rear section of vol. 4. The scientific results of Nansen's Fram expedition. Published by the Fridtjof Nansen Fund for the Advancement of Science. "These volumes consist of memoirs paged separately and numbered consecutively as published, without regard to systematic arrangement." Arctic Bib. 12004. BMC XVIII, 252.390. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Home and Garden.

      London: Longmans, Green and Co.,, 1900. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in dark blue morocco, decorative title block to spine and front board, twin rule to turn-ins, burgundy endpapers, gilt edges. With 53 illustrations from photographs by the author. The occasional minor blemish, an excellent copy in a fine binding. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Die Merckwürdigkeiten der Königlichen Bibliotheck zu Dreßden ausführlich beschrieben, und mit Anmerckungen erläutert. 3 Bde.

      Kl.-4. 4 Bl., 562 S., 8 Bl. (handschriftl. Register) 576 S., 20 Bl. 576 S., 22 Bl. Hlwd. um 1900 mit goldgepr. Rtit. (tls. etwas berieben). Einzige Ausgabe der ersten umfassenden, ganz in der Tradition der Kunst- und Wunderkammern stehenden Beschreibung von 1962 Rara und Kuriosa der Dresdner Hofbibliothek. - Enthält die erste Beschreibung des Codex Dresdensis, der vom Verfasser entdeckten Maya-Handschrift (Katalognr. 1). - "Sorgfältige und mit Sachkenntniss gearbeitete Beschreibung seltener Schriften. Das Werk hat schon vielen, die sich mit dem nämlichen Gegegnstande beschäftigt haben, als sehr willkommene Quelle gedient" (Petzholdt 112). - Bde. II und III mit den meist fehlenden Registern, Bd. I mit handschroftlichem Register. Vgl. Ebert I, 8659. - Exlibris und Stempel des Wiener Bibliothekars Moriz Grolig (1873-1949). - Tls. Innengelenke gelöst. Wenige Wurmspuren, leicht gebräunt und stellenweise etwas fleckig.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Sander]
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        Ceylon. Introduction by L.C. Van Geyzel and technical notes by Bernard G. Thornley.

      4. 255 pages. Original Hardcover (black cloth with gilt lettering on spine and frontcover) with original, price-clipped dustjacket in excellent (bery good + / near Fine condition. The rare, illustrated dustjacket with minor signs of wear but only one small tear to lower spine. No signs of taping or repairs, this dustjacket is as original as it gets. Only the jacket with some foxing. The volume itself in excellent condition. Overall a fantastic, original condition of this rare book. Lionel Wendt (3 December 1900 19 December 1944.) was a Sri Lankan musician , photographer, literature collector,[1]critic, and cinematographer. According to Pablo Neruda, Wendt "was the central figure of a cultural life torn between the death rattles of the Empire and a human appraisal of the untapped values of Ceylon." (Wikipedia)

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        THE AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHOTOGRAPHY

      Thos. H. McCollin & Co, Philadelphia 1900 - 8vos., variable paginations, with original photographs mounted throughout. 14 volumes. This unbroken run begins with Vol. 7, and concludes with Vol. 20. Acquired from the British Patent Office and bears their stamp throughout, often in the margin or surface of an original photograph. Some later volumes show dampstaining. Newly rebound in brown cloth over boards with paper spine labels. Although the title of this journal is almost identical to an earlier publication, it is entirely different. Begun in 1879, largely as a trade circular of Anthony and Scovil, it gained substance in 1886 with articles, reviews and reports predominantly written by members of the Photographic Society of Philadelphia, a preeminent group of American Naturalistic or Pictorialist photographers, among them, William H. Rau, John G. Bullock, Robert S. Redfield, et al. An illustrated monthly devoted to photography in the widest sense. Publication was suspended in 1898, as well as between April and December 1899. It merged with "Photo Era Magazine" in 1900, which was absorbed by "American Photography" in April 1932. This serial was a trade circular of Anthony & Scovill before 1886. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Elements" - Original Manuscript Poem signed.

      21,7 cm x 28 cm. 1 sheet / Folded in center. Minor remains of a rusty paperclip (only visible at the backside of the paper). Original Manuscript poem by the American poet Oscar Williams. The poem is written on a piece of large quarto sized blank paper with a 'Macadam Bond' watermark with Williams' signature at the foot of the page. Oscar Williams was the pen name of Oscar Kaplan (December 29, 1900 October 10, 1964), an American anthologist and poet. Williams was born Oscar Kaplan in Letychiv, Ukraine, son of Jewish parents Mouzya Kaplan and Chana Rapoport. He immigrated to New York at the age of seven. His first book, Golden Darkness, was awarded the Yale Younger Poets Prize. Among his influential anthologies are Master Poems of the English Language, Immortal Poems of the English Language, The Pocket Book of Modern Verse, and the Little Treasury Poetry Series, which were used in colleges and high schools around the U.S. in the 1950s and 1960s. During his lifetime, anthologies he edited sold more than two million copies, a nearly unheard amount for books of poetry. Many of his anthologies are still being republished today. Though a friend and promoter of poets like Dylan Thomas and George Barker, Williams' own poetry is not highly regarded by critics, though he published several volumes during his lifetime, and is not nearly as accomplished as the poetry of his wife, Gene Derwood (19091954). Among Williams' poems are "Revenge," "Poem," "Poet," "The Last Supper" and "I Sing an Old Song," "The City's Face". Shopping for Meat in Winter is a typical Williams poem, with its urban theme, forced rhyme, and attempts at replicating the neo-Romanticism of the New Apocalypse.Shopping for Meat in WinterWhat lewd, naked and revolting shape is this?A frozen oxtail in the butcher's shopLong and lifeless upon the huge block of woodOn which the ogre's axe begins chop chop.The sun like incense fumes on the smoky glass,The street frets with people, the winter windThrows knives, prices dangle from shoppers' mouthsWhile the grim vegetables, on parade, bring to mindThe great countryside bathed in golden sleep,The trees, the bees, the soft peace everywhere--I think of the cow's tail, how all summer longIt beat the shapes of harps into the air. Oscar Williams and his poet-artist wife Gene Derwood sponsored an annual 15,000 poetry award which bears their name. They lived in a penthouse of an office building on Water Street. In his later years, Oscar Williams' home near Wall Street in Manhattan served as a mecca for young poets. Asked how he chose the poems used in his anthologies, he said, "How do you pick one girl to marry? In poetry it's divine polygamy. Generally, when a poem stays with me a long time that poem delivers the goods". Throughout his life, Oscar Williams eschewed his Jewish background. He was always mysterious about his origins and was buried by an Episcopal Church. He was survived by a son, Strephon Kaplan-Williams, who was raised in boarding schools and hardly ever interacted with his parents. His papers are housed at the Indiana University Lilly Library. (Wikipedia)

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        Urformen der Kunst. Photographische Pflanzenbilder. Herausgegeben mit einer Einleitung von Karl Nierendorf. Zweite Auflage.

      XVII Seiten Text sowie 120 Tafeln mit schwarz-weißen Abbildungen, goldgeprägter Oln, 4 ( 32 x 25 cm ). Einband gering fleckig, Vorderdeckel am Außenrand mit 2 minimalen Druckstellen, Buchschnitt gering fleckig. Innen Vorsätze gering fleckig bzw. stockfleckig ( vorderer Vorsatz mit kleiner Kritzelei ), ansonsten von bemerkenswert guter Erhaltung. Dekoratives Exemplar. ( Gewicht 1900 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )

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        Shopping for Meat in Winter" - Original Manuscript Poem signed.

      21,7 cm x 28 cm. 1 sheet / Folded in center. Minor remains of a rusty paperclip (only visible at the backside of the paper). Original Manuscript poem by the American poet Oscar Williams of one of his most famous poems, "Shopping for Meat in Winter". The poem is written on a piece of large quarto sized blank paper with a 'Macadam Bond' watermark, the three stanzas filling the sheet, with Williams' signature at the foot of the page. Oscar Williams was the pen name of Oscar Kaplan (December 29, 1900 October 10, 1964), an American anthologist and poet. Williams was born Oscar Kaplan in Letychiv, Ukraine, son of Jewish parents Mouzya Kaplan and Chana Rapoport. He immigrated to New York at the age of seven. His first book, Golden Darkness, was awarded the Yale Younger Poets Prize. Among his influential anthologies are Master Poems of the English Language, Immortal Poems of the English Language, The Pocket Book of Modern Verse, and the Little Treasury Poetry Series, which were used in colleges and high schools around the U.S. in the 1950s and 1960s. During his lifetime, anthologies he edited sold more than two million copies, a nearly unheard amount for books of poetry. Many of his anthologies are still being republished today. Though a friend and promoter of poets like Dylan Thomas and George Barker, Williams' own poetry is not highly regarded by critics, though he published several volumes during his lifetime, and is not nearly as accomplished as the poetry of his wife, Gene Derwood (19091954). Among Williams' poems are "Revenge," "Poem," "Poet," "The Last Supper" and "I Sing an Old Song," "The City's Face". Shopping for Meat in Winter is a typical Williams poem, with its urban theme, forced rhyme, and attempts at replicating the neo-Romanticism of the New Apocalypse.Shopping for Meat in WinterWhat lewd, naked and revolting shape is this?A frozen oxtail in the butcher's shopLong and lifeless upon the huge block of woodOn which the ogre's axe begins chop chop.The sun like incense fumes on the smoky glass,The street frets with people, the winter windThrows knives, prices dangle from shoppers' mouthsWhile the grim vegetables, on parade, bring to mindThe great countryside bathed in golden sleep,The trees, the bees, the soft peace everywhere--I think of the cow's tail, how all summer longIt beat the shapes of harps into the air. Oscar Williams and his poet-artist wife Gene Derwood sponsored an annual 15,000 poetry award which bears their name. They lived in a penthouse of an office building on Water Street. In his later years, Oscar Williams' home near Wall Street in Manhattan served as a mecca for young poets. Asked how he chose the poems used in his anthologies, he said, "How do you pick one girl to marry? In poetry it's divine polygamy. Generally, when a poem stays with me a long time that poem delivers the goods". Throughout his life, Oscar Williams eschewed his Jewish background. He was always mysterious about his origins and was buried by an Episcopal Church. He was survived by a son, Strephon Kaplan-Williams, who was raised in boarding schools and hardly ever interacted with his parents. His papers are housed at the Indiana University Lilly Library. (Wikipedia)

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        Concordantiae Bibliorum Germanico-Hebraico-Graecae. Deutsche, Hebraische und Griechische Concordantz-Bibel oder Vollständige Anweisung aller Wörter / welche in der gantzen H. Schrifft / so wohl im Hebräischen deß Alten / als Griechischen Haupt-Texte deß Neuen Testaments / ingleichen in der Griechischen derer so genandten siebentzig Dollmetscher / und Deutschen Ubersetzung Herrn D. Martin Luthers seel. gleich wie auch in dem Griechischen und Deutschen Texte der Librorum Apocryphorum fürkommen / Wo und wie offt dieselben gefunden, und auff unterschiedliche Art gebrauchet werden. Auff gnädigste Verordnung und Beförderung / Deß durchlauchtigsten Fürsten und Herren / Herrn Ernsts / Herzogen zu Sachen / Jülich / Clave / und Berg / etc. In diese gantz neue und beqveme Form / mit vieler Mühe / und grossem Fleiß zusammen gebracht und abgefasset von M. Friedrich Lanckischen. Sampt einer Vorrede deß Chur=Fürstl. Sächsischen Ober=Hoff=Predigers / Herrn MARTINI GEIERI, der H. Schrifft D. Mit e

      ca. 960 unpaginierte Blätter (= ca. 1900 S.), Folio (= 27 x 40 x 14 cm), Original Schweinsleder-Band der Zeit auf 6 Bünden. 1 ganzs. Titelkupfer und 2 ganzs. Kupfer-Portraits. Vorsatz etwas lose, Titelkupfer faltig mit alt-geklebtem Riss, Einband an den Kanten bestoßen und durch Gebrauch an den oberen Ecken und am Kapital etwas aufgefleddert. Bindung intakt und stabil. Einige Wurmspuren, aber ohne Textverlust. Der imposante Folioband kann noch immer als Nachschlagewerk benutzt werden, am besten auf einem Lesepult. Friedrich Lanckisch der Jüngere (1618-1669) entstammt einer Leipziger Druckerfamilie. Sein Vater Friedrich Lanckisch d.Ä. hatte 1617 die Tochter des Leipziger Druckers Valentin Am Ende geheiratet und dessen Betrieb übernommen. Lanckisch d.J. heiratete 1652 die Tochter Maria des Leipziger Buchhändlers und Ratsherrn Henning Groß und fusionierte beide Betriebe. So konnte er sowohl die immensen Druck- wie auch die aufwändigen Vertriebsarbeiten dieser Bibelkonkordanz bewältigen. Lanckisch hat die Fertigstellung dieser Konkordanz allerdings nicht mehr erlebt, sie wurde von seinen Erben vollendet,herausgegeben und verlegt. Die Lanckisch-Konkordanz ist für den lutherischen Theologen und Pfarrer ein unentbehrliches Hilfsmittel zur Textexegese. Sie bietet ein vollständiges deutsches Wörterverzeichnis der Luther-Bibel, wobei jedes Wort auf die hebräische und griechische Formulierung im Originaltext zurückgeführt wird. Nur so kann Luthers Anweisung befolgt werden, die vorschreibt, dass das Wort Gottes immer nur nach der Schrift auszulegen sei. Lanckisch stellte diese Konkordanz auf Veranlassung seines Landesherrn, des Herzogs Ernst von Sachsen her. Ihn und seinen Sohn Herzog Friedrich v. Sachsen zeigen die beiden Fürstenportaits des Nürnberger Kupferstechers Joachim von Sanrdart (1606-1688).

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        Ian Hamilton's March Together with Extracts from the Diary of Lieutenant H Frankland a Prisoner of War at Pretoria

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1900.. FIRST EDITION. Octavo, ppxiv; 409; [1], blank; [4], ads; [2], blank; [32], catalogue. Handsomely bound in half brown morocco, raised bands, gilt titles and gilt 'lion rampant' motif to spine, t.e.g. Publisher's cloth bound in at rear. Illustrated with portrait, 10 maps and plans (some folding). Internally clean; a fine copy in an attractive recent leather binding. Churchill, having resigned his commission in the British Army, was nonetheless drawn to the Second Boer War, and arranged to be sent to Africa as a correspondent for The Morning Post. This book charts Lieutenant-General Ian Standish Monteith Hamilton's campaign progress from Bloemfontein to Pretoria, during which time he fought numerous sizeable conflicts with Boer forces.

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        Von der Jesuiten Gott/ und irer Geistlichkeit. Darinnen die grewlichen und erschrecklichen Irrthumber/ so die Jesuiten wider Göttliche Majestätt/ und sein Heiliges Wort verthädigen/ gleich in einem Spiegel angezeigt werden. Desgleichen was sie für einen Ursprung/ Nahmen Immuniteten/ Privilegien/ und Feyheiten von Bäpstl. Heiligk. erpracticirt haben: Was sie auch für Abenthewerliche Gauckelspiel/ unnd lächerliche Thorheiten/ Bossen und Schwäncke/ under einem Deckmantel Christliche Disciplin/ williger Armut/ Keuschheit/ und erdichteten Wunderwercken/ zu treiben pflegen/ Darvon sie keinen bestendigen Trost/ sondern erschrecklichen Abschiedt auß diesem Leben zu gewarten. ...jetzt aber verdeutschet und in Druck gegeben Durch Leonem de Dromna.

      EA ca 23x17 cm (10), 40, (260) Seiten mit einer Holzschnittvignette zum 3. Teil und einem Holzschnitt Pergemanteinband um 1900 (Vorsätze wohl auch aus dieser Zeit durchgehend leicht gebräunt, in der Buchmitte ca 30 Blätter am unteren weißen Rand [keinerlei Textverlust] alt unterlegt) Sehr seltene Streitschrift gegen die Jesuiten.

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        Marmorbüste eines jungen Mädchens um 1900.

      Gesamthöhe incl. des schmalen Sockels aus grau-weißem Marmor 23 cm, maximale Breite 21 cm, maximale Tiefe ca. 15 cm. Gezeigt wird die Büste einer jungen Frau mit geneigtem Kopf. Wohl um 1900 gefertigt, mit *Florentine* signiert bzw. bezeichnet. Wohl aus Carrara-Marmor in Florenz gefertigt. Die Büste mit kleineren Gebrauchsspuren ( etwas angestaubt - vor allem verso ), der Sockel aus grau-schwarz-weißem Marmor an der Unterseite mit einem längeren Einriß ( von außen nicht sichtbar ) ( Gewicht 6000 Gramm ). ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )

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        Neapolitanischer Mandolinenspieler. Bronzefigur.

      Schöne Bronzestatuette eines jungen Mandoline spielenden und offenbar singenden Mannes. Die Bronze mit einer Gesamthöhe ( incl. des schmalen Sockels ) von 20 cm. Der Sockel mit den Abmessungen 8 cm ( Breite ) x 5 cm ( Tiefe ). Maximale Breite der Figur an den ausgestreckten Armen 15 cm. Unten am Sockel mit *Barbella* signiert, undatiert ( ca. um 1900 ). Die Bronze mit einigen Gebrauchsspuren ( einige kleine Haarrisse im Bereich des Halses und an den Beinen der Figur ). Ansonsten von guter Erhaltung mit schöner Patina. - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 800 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )( Provenienz: Alter Privatbesitz )

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        Western Mandarin, or the Spoken Language of Western China; with Syllabic and English Indexes

      hanghai- American Presbyterian Mission Press, 1900 Book. VERY GOOD INDEED. Hardcover. First edition.. A scarce first edition of this work on Mandarin. Compiled by Adam Grainger of the China Inland Mission for the Presbyterian World Mission. A comprehensive English to Mandarin dictionary intended for the use, in particular, of missionaries in China in the late 19th and early 20th century. Very scarce, and only held at the British Library and SOAS. The Presbyterian World Mission is the world mission arm of the Presbyterian Mission Agency, the ministry and mission agency of the Presbyterian Church of the USA. Since it's foundation it was involved ins ending workers to countries such as China during the late Qing Dynasty and to India. The PresbyterianWorld Mission are responsible for the publication of several educationaltexts and translation work, which were used to aid missionaries in their work and valuable to the understanding of world languages. Collated: Complete. The Presbyterian World Mission in China began in Singapore in 1843 and established a medical hospital, printing press and churches. Condition: In a full green cloth library binding for Manchester Reference Library. Externally, excellent with just some light bumping to extremities. Two library bookplates to front pastedown and removal of bookplate to front free-endpaper. Stamp to rear pastedown. Internally, firmly bound. Pages bright and generally clean with occasional spots. Library blind stamps to first and last few pages. Small repair to final leaf. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.

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        Sammlung vieler Vorschriften von allerley Koch- und Backwerk für junges Frauenzimmer, von einer Freundin der Kochkunst in Göppingen. Neue verb. A. 2 Bde. in 1.

      3 Bll., 374 S., 12 Bll., IV, 316 S. Pappband um 1900. Weiss 1973. Anonyme [4.] Ausgabe, erstmalig mit dem 2. Teil "Göppinger Kochbuch" erschienen. Der Titel des 2. Teiles wurde als Gesamttitel eingebunden (Originaltitel liegt in Kopie bei). Bl. 3 (Vorbericht) fehlt und liegt in Kopie bei. - Stockflecken.

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        Missel des Sacrements

      Limoges: Paul Mellottée, Éditeur, 1900. A Superb inlaid Turn-of-the-Twentieth Century 'Mosaic' Binding Possibly by Heni Noulhac [MOSAIC BINDING]. Missel des Sacrements. Nouvelle Édition mise en harmonie avec des derniers Décrets Pontificaux. Limoges: Paul Mellottée, Éditeur, [ca. 1900]. Small octavo (6 1/8 x 3 1/2 inches; 156 x 88 mm.). 384 pp. With one inserted plate (facing p. 103). A superb early twentieth century (ca. 1900) 'Mosaic' binding, unsigned but most likely by Henri Noulhac. Full black morocco, the front cover elaborately inlaid with literally hundreds of pieces of colored morocco in a geometric and floral design. The back cover with identical design in blind. Spine with eight raised bands (four double), ruled and lettered in gilt in compartments. Gilt decorated board edges and elaborate gilt turn-ins, watered dark green silk liners and end-leaves, all edges gilt. Housed in the original felt-lined, black leather 'jewel-case' with original gilt clasp. A remarkable survival. There is a small stamp on the verso of the front end-paper but the name is indiscernible. Henri Noulhac (1866-1931) specialized in Jansenist bindings, which were completely plain on the outside, but frequently decorated sumptuously on the doublures inside. He executed several highly elaborate bindings designed by Jules Chadel for his employer Vever, the great jeweller, collector of beautiful books, and one of the greatest compilers of ukiyo-e Japanese woodblock prints. Noulhac also trained Rose Adler and Madeleine Gras who both later designed beautiful Art Deco bindings. (Victor Arwas. Art Nouveau: The French Aesthetic, p. 568). In researching this fine little binding we looked through Alastair Duncan & Georges De Bartha's Art Nouveau and Art Deco Bookbinding, and we came across three bindings by Henri Noulhac that were somewhat reminiscent of the style of this particular example. They appear as items #190, 191 and 193.

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        The story of Teddy the bear

      McLoughlin Bros. ;. Hardcover. B0008CDWB4 McLoughlin Bros; NY, ND[early 1900's]. Hardcover. Good only, front cover illustration nice, front fly missing but pages and full colour plates[5 including title page] very clean and tidy w/light loss only to tips, in oversize pictorial boards[no dustwrapper]. Unpaginated[maybe 50pp], 4to[quarto or aprx 9.5 x 12 inches], illustrations. We pack securely and ship daily w/delivery confirmation on every book. The picture on the listing page is of the actual book for sale. Additional Scan(s) are available for any item, please inquire. . Good.

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        Les Maitres de l'Affiche; Publication Mensuelle contenant la reproduction des plus belles Affiches illustrees des grands artistes, francais et etrangers

      Paris: Chaix, 1900. First edition. Hardcover. Quarter brown morocco and marbled boards. Very good. Folio, 41 x 32 cm. Our copies, Vols 1-2, and 5 contain 140 fine color lithographs after posters (of 148). Four text pages by Marx in year 1896. Volume one complete with Plate Nos. 1-48, plus the original cover design by Cheret. Four text pages by Marx in year 1897. Plate Nos. 49-100 (lacking plates 49-52), and with a Cheret bonus plate. Year Volume 5 with Plate nos. 193-240 (lacks193-196) with three bonus plates, by Paul Bertha, Leander and Cheret. Artists in this series include Steinlen, Mucha, Toulouse-Lautrec, Bonnard, Forain, Grasset, Meunier, Louis Rhead, Dudley Hardy, Beggarstaff, Edward Penfield et al. Under the artistic direction of Jules Cheret, the father of poster art (1836-1932), the prints were published as a monthly subscription. In addition to the four prints disseminated every month, there were 16 bonus plates each originally designed by noted artists, each lithograph with Maitres de l'Affiche blindstamp (LUGT 1777c). The varied selection of prints were sold in packages of four and delivered monthly to subscribers. On sixteen occasions during the selling period between December 1895 through November 1900, the monthly package included a bonus of a specially created lithograph. Maîtres de l'Affiche (Masters of the Poster) refers to 256 color lithographic plates used to create an art publication during the Belle Époque in Paris, France. The collection, reproduced from the original works of ninety-seven artists in a smaller 11 x 15 inch format. Plates bright and fresh, two bookplates inside front cover pastedown in all three volumes, raised bands, spine lettered in gilt, backstrips rubbed at extremities.

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        From The Cape To Cairo The First Traverse From South To North.

      Hurst & Blackett, London 1900 - Einband etwas berieben und an Ecken und Kanten bestoßen. Innen schmutzfleckig. Englisch 1700g

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        BIJIN: JAPANESE BEAUTIES THROUGHOUT THE FESTIVAL SEASONS.

      Japan n.d. ca 1900-3. Calico cloth covered accordion folding. album, all edges silver gilt, Chuban, 12 x 17.5 cm., 12 fine. color woodblock prints, hand-printed on hand-made paper each. is a double-page, or 23.5 x 17.5 cm, nicely done. UNUSUAL !. A LOVELY PERIOD ALBUM WITH JAPANESE WOMEN AND CHILDREN The complete title can not be read as its written is the "running grass" style or Shosho. Our colleagues in Japan found it most impossible to read, except for the last two characters "Bijin" or Beauties. Thus the work contains a lovely set of 12 views of Japanese women and children during the festivals of the four seasons. This work relfects the "fin-de-secle" feeling. The women and children are nicely clad in beautiful and most colorful Kimono, with elaborate coiffeur, reflective of the late Meiji-early Taisho period. The twelve veiws have a cartouche in the upper right. Subj- ects covered: 1: A woman is seated on a large Zabuton or cushion, along side a Hibachi or brazier, while she awaits the arrival of a friend. 2: Two women sit outside, one drinks tea while they both view the lovely plum blossoms. 3: A teen-age girl plays with her younger sister as she holds a sprig of cherry blossoms, while under a blossoming cherry tree. 4. Spring outing shows a lovely beauty seated on a cloth with two umbrellas while she looks at butterflies. 5: A young woman looks out of a round window on to the blooming iris garden. 6: Rainy day shows the beauty going out with her umbrella. 7: Shows the beauty seated on a balcony with bamboo screens to keep the mosquitos away, she looks wist- fully outside at dusk. 8: Tsuki-Mi or Moon Viewing festival in August, shows a mother and daughter with food offerings on trays and a lovely flower arrangement dedicated to the Gods placed on the Engawa [outer porch], with a moon high in the sky. 9: Omatsuri or summer festival, shows a large Miko- shi or portable shrine is in the background while three beauties observe the festivities from a large platform with lanterns. 10: New Year's offerings, shows a father, mother and daugher who holds a sprig of bamboo with offering poems tied to it as they go out side to celebrate. 11: Shows a serving girl at a Sake shop, others prominade in the back- ground. 12: Shows the last day of the year, the mother is wearing wintery Kimono and a head cover scarf tied around her neck, while her daughter carries New Year's decorations and a kite with a Daruma face, others prominade in the back- ground. A truly lovely work, covering the seasons & festival season in Japan. A good reference book on this period & type of woodblock color prints with examples can be found in Amy Stephens: THE NEW WAVE: 20TH CENTURY JAPANESE PRINTS FROM THE ROBERT O. MULLER COLLECTION. Terukata is also listed in K. Brown: TAISHO CHIC: Japanese Modernity, Nostalgia, & Deco pp.42, 43, 88 for other fine color examples & essays on him. . *** Color scans of this and most other items are posted to our website. Book description text protected by Copyright. .

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        Haus- und Familien-Chronik. Herausgegeben und zusammengestellt. Text von Paul von Zimmermann.

      ( Ohne Erscheinungsjahr - um 1900 erschienen ) Mit ca. 60 n.n. Blättern für Eintragungen. Mit zahlreichen, teils fast blattgroßen farbigen Illustrationen in Chromolithographie und Holzstich sowie 6 ganzseitigen Farbtafeln in Chromolithographie. Reich blindgeprägter Ganzlederband mit 4 Messing-Eckbeschlägen ( jeweils mit Biernägeln ) sowie Messing-Schließe und umlaufendem Rotschnitt, 4 ( 31 x 25,5 cm ). Inhalt u.a.: Familien-Stammtafel: Vorfahren und Eltern - Die Vorfahren des Chronisten - Die Großeltern des Chronisten - Die Eltern des Chronisten / Was der Chronist von sich selbst zu sagen weiß: Erinnerungen aus der Jugendzeit - Geschwister des Chronisten - Beruf und Amt - Erinnerungen aus den Lehrjahren ( Studienjahren ) - Erinnerungen aus der Militärzeit - Erinnerungen aus den Wanderjahren - Aus dem Berufsleben - Gründung der Selbständigkeit / Des Chronisten Familienleben: Hochzeit - Erinnerung an den Hochzeitstag - Ehegelöbnis - Aus der Jugendzeit des Weibes / Wichtige Ereignisse in der Familie: Der jungen Mutter geweiht - Geburten und Taufen der Kinder - Gedenktage aus dem Leben der Kinder - Erinnerung an die Freunde - Frohe Tage - Trübe Zeiten / Des Chronisten Lebensabend: Letzte Wünsche und Anordnungen - Todestage. Vorn inliegend: *Leitfaden zu den Eintragungen in die Haus- und Familien Chronik* ( Doppelblatt ). Der schmale Einbandrücken zum oberen Kapital hin etwas angeplatzt. Innen 2 Seiten mit Eintragungen, ansonsten unbeschriftet. Insgesamt guter und dekorativer Zustand der sehr seltenen Ausgabe mit den Eckbeschlägen. ( Gewicht 1500 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )

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        CARNET de 68 dessins à identifier

      Sans 1900 - Intrigant carnet de dessins pouvant être ainsi résumé : carnet couverture tissu gris à spirales, marque "LA RELIURE SPIRALE PEGASE Brevet 341.819" dimensions 18 X 10,5 cm, comportant 68 croquis relevés in-situ, beaucoup de vues situées en Flandres "Grïmbergen", "Laek", "Houthaalen", une en Wallonie "Anseremme", au sujet de paysages, architectures, personnages, travaux urbains, scènes de genre. Deux fois le monogramme inversé "SPW" et "WSP" sur deux dessins distincts. Très bonne main, sans doute un bel artiste à découvrir. Entre 1900 et 1920. Un ancien propriétaire du carnet a noté des noms et adresses sur les couvertures (comme un agenda.). Renseignements bienvenus. Prime à la connaissance. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      1900Huile sur toile contre collée, signée en bas à gauche, (1900), cadre d'époque en bois doré. Dans un décor antiquisant, une Bacchante, vêtue d'un simple voile, tient dans une main une grappe de raisins et de l'autre une amphore d'où coule du vin à flot. Elle est accompagnée d'un jeune Bachus nu et ailé lui tendant sa coupe. Jean-Alfred MARIOTON traite avec charme ce sujet mythologique dans le style du XVIIIe tout en y insufflant de la modernité de par le cadrage de l'oeuvre, la rondeur du traitement des personnages et le style plus épuré de l'oeuvre. Il s'agit très probablement d'une petite étude pour un décor. Jean-Alfred Marioton peintre d'histoire et décorateur (1864-1903), frère des sculpteurs Eugène et Claudius Marioton fut l'élève de Diogène Maillart, puis entra aux Beaux-Arts et dans l'atelier de Jean- Léon Gérôme. A l'Académie Julian il y rencontra Bouguereau et Fleury dont il suivit les enseignements. En 1887 il obtint un second Prix de Rome. Portraitiste et décorateur reconnu, il se spécialisa dans les décors, les panneaux et les peintures de plafond (pour la Mairie de Paris notamment). Ses tableaux sont visibles dans des Musées tels que le Musée d'Orsay, de Roubaix, la préfecture de Montpellier... (in amis-musee-orsay.org ; Bénézit 188...). Ce tableau porte en bas à droite un numéro d'exposition contre collé (N°72).

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        Pêche fluviale en France - Principaux Engins et Modes De Peches Autorisés Ou Interdits?

      - Imprimerie Nationale, 1900. Très fort In/4 reliure demi-basane verte modeste, dos lisse à pièce de titre avec un manque : 652 page, illustrations in-texte et planches hors-texte. Ouvrage imposant édité à l'occasion de l'Exposition Internationale de 1900 de Paris, traitant de la pêche fluviale en France, des principaux engins et modes de pêche autorisés et interdits. La bibliographie de Gaidy ajoute en fin de notice que " .la plupart des exemplaires de cet ouvrage édité à l'intention de l'administration auraient été détruits afin d'éviter de donner quelques idées de braconnage. Voilà qui explique sa rareté !". Livres [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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