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        Entwürfe für Kleine Wohn- und Geschäftshäuser in Farbendruck. Ein Taschen-Album zur Vereinfachung der Projekt-Vorlage Bei Bauinteressenten

      , 1900. 1900. Title pp., 100 fine color plates showing renderings and floor plans for assorted small homes and commercial buildings. 8vo. Original wrpps. portfolio, plates loose as issued. Some wear and light-staining to portfolio, some small tears to spine. Vienna (Anton Schroll & Co.) n.d. (ca. 1909). Günther was the head of the League of Germans Abroad in Austria and a director of the German Chamber of Commerce in Vienna. This volume is a charming collection of buildings rooted in the classical tradition, with Art Nouveau flourishes. As of June 2016, WorldCat locates four holdings in North America.

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        Life of Rekhmara

      1900 - (EGYPT) NEWBERRY, Percy. The Life of Rekhmara. Vezîr of Upper Egypt under Thothmes III and Amenhetep II (circa B.C. 1471-1448). Westminster: Archibald Constable, 1900. Tall quarto, original half brown cloth, tan paper boards. $6800.First edition of preeminent Egyptologist Newberry's pioneering work on his excavation of the Theban Necropolis, praised as certain to "shed a flood of light on the nature and methods of internal administration under the Pharaohs of the 18th century. Rekhmara was governor of Thebes and vizier of Upper Egypt in the reigns of Thothmes III and Amenhetop II." This exceptionally important presentation/association copy is inscribed in the year of publication by Newberry to his then assistant, fellow Egyptologist Howard Carter, who would later discover the Tomb of Tutankhamen: "To my old friend Howard Carter. With the author's sincere respect. 10/12/00" [with a flourish]. Containing 22 full-page plates, plans and hieroglyphics, including four folding and two double-page, in scarce original boards.Renowned Egyptologist Percy Newberry first traveled to Egypt in the early 1890s, where he "was placed in charge of the expedition which began work on the famous tombs of Beni Hasan and afterwards on other sites". Newberry, as a free-lance, carried out a survey of the Theban Necropolis (1895-1901) and later superintended a number of excavations, and advised on many others including those of Howard Carter" (DNB). Newbury had planned to publish the principal Private Tombs, but the projected series began and ended with The Life of Rekhmara" (Dawson, Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 36:101) On publication of this influential pioneering work, Newberry was praised for introducing evidence certain to "shed a flood of light on the nature and methods of internal administration under the Pharaohs of the 18th dynasty. Rekhmara was governor of Thebes and vizier of Upper Egypt in the reigns of Thothmes III and Amenhetop II". We learn that Rekhmara judged both in civil and criminal cases, that he had to attend to the assessment and payment of taxes, as well as to the levying of troops". In a group of interesting scenes the occupations of Rekhmara in his position of steward of the Temple of Amen are depicted. As such, he had to superintend all buildings devoted to the god, as well as the revenues that accrued to the god's vast estates. Of about equal importance to that of these documents is a wall-painting representing the receipt of the taxes of Upper Egypt". Such are a few of the results to be gleaned from this important work" (Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 30:18). "The text from the tomb of Rekhmara at Thebes". is one of the best known of Egyptian secular inscriptions". It was first published in 1900 by Newberry, The Life of Rekhmara, pls. 9 and 10, and his version is still of value" (Faulkner, Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 41:18). Newberry's translation of the king's instructions to the vezir cites the king exhorting him "not to be 'mild, but severe in his orders'; not to be partial to the cause of the rich, or to make the slightest distinction between the wealthy and the poor, 'for every man is as every man'" (34). With 22 full-page plates, plans and hieroglyphics, including four folding and two double-page, along with an in-text map, full-page genealogical table and in-text illustrations. Recipient Howard Carter, a friend and colleague of Newberry, worked alongside Newberry on several key excavations in Egypt, and co-authored with Newberry, Maspero and Davis the seminal 1904 work, The Tomb of Thoutmôsis IV. The discovery of Tuthmosis' tomb led to a period of immensely fruitful excavations, culminating in Carter's 1922 discovery of the Tomb of Tutankhamen.Text and plates quite fresh, inner paper hinges reinforced, slight edge-wear and a bit of foxing to original boards. A most desirable extremely good presentation copy with a highly memorable association. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        "Vesta," 1900

      A stunning and large framed embroidery dated 1900 bearing the inscription, "Vesta/MS/1900," and paper label on verso, "M.E.F.S." 63 cm x 21.5 cm. The composition depicts the virgin goddess of hearth, home and family, Vesta, in long flowing gown, holding the 'sacred fire' that burned at her hearth and temples. An exquisite piece, wonderfully preserved. Very scarce.

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      [N.p. ca 1900, n.p.]. A matted Chinese painting,ca.25.5 x 32. cm. overall including silk brocade border,actual painting is. ca. 20 x 25.5 cm., wood frame, glare-free glass, double mat-. ted, ready for display, very good, flawless. R A R E !. AN ORIGINAL POLYCHROME PAINTING CA. 1900 A lovely painting of a Mandarin. the verso of this painting has a small sticker at lower left with "Made in China" prin- ed on it. * The painting was done with a skilled and steady hand, with attention to detail using a very fine brush, typical of the time. * The Mandarin wears a blue silk gown, with delicate gold wave pattern embroidered on it. On the chest is a black silk embroidery with a white crane, and the rank badge, typical furry "cravat" or neck decoration. He also wears the typical Imperial Mandarin's hat. * In order to exalt ancestors, it was common to execute such paintings posthumously to elevate relatives of or to offic- ialdom. * This piece of unique and original hand-painted art work is ready for library display. * BIBLIOGRAPHY: 1. Worshipping the Ancestors issued by the Smithsonian 2. Jan Stuart & Evelyn S. Rawski: Worshipping the Ancestors: --Chinese Commemorative Portraits . *** Color scans of this and most other items are posted to our website. Book description text protected by Copyright. .

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        A Diplomatic Woman

      Sands and Co, London 1900 - 8vo. 181pp. + 2pp ads.Publisher's pictorial green cloth titled and decorated in black, white and pink to spine and front board. Minor bumping and edgewear, a trifle discoloured to the spine, a very good copy indeed. Plain endpapers, internally clean and bright. One of those forgotten gems which was actually pretty groundbreaking. A tumultuously gothic and purple roller coaster ride of espionage and intrigue, featuring the redoubtrable and skillful Madamoiselle Lerestelle; the "cleverest woman in Paris" it's a fair stab at creating an early female spy and furthermore producing a female protagonist who is smarter than most of the surrounding men, immune to romantic blandishments ("Not so much sugar if you please, monsieur."), is perceived primarily as intelligent with her manifest beauty being a pleasant afterthought, is independent both financially and by inclination and is tenacious enough to meet any challenge. It's all secret cyphers and evil Russian chaps, princes committing indiscretions with showgirls, stolen documents that leave France on the brink of war, and a rather complex conundrum involving a treaty between France and China. It's all world changing stuff and rather a far cry from missing jewellery. Like George R. Sims' Dorcas Dene, Madamoiselle Lerestelle is a force to be reckoned with and represents a growing awareness of the change in women's attitudes and roles. Scarce and quite important. nov [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonathan Kearns Rare Books & Curiosities]
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        The Holy Bible

      Boston: 1900s. Full leather. Fourteen volumes. Octavo. The Holy Bible. Containing The Old And New Testaments And The Apocrypha. Illustrated frontispiece. Bound in full contemporary dark wine crimson morocco, covers and spine gilt decorations of elaborate fluerons of each in compartments divided into quarters by delicate stippled diagonal tooling motif, raised bands, gilt title, top edge gilt, decorative endpaper, gilt turn-ins. A splendid set. Fine.

      [Bookseller: Imperial Fine Books]
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        Beaux and Belles of England

      1900 - MOLLOY, J. Fitzgerald, et al. Beaux & Belles of England. London: The Grolier Society, circa 1900. Fourteen volumes. Octavo, contemporary full turquoise morocco, elaborately gilt-decorated spines and boards, raised bands, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, uncut and occasionally unopened. $4500."Édition des Amateurs," number 28 of 100 sets, of this collection of memoirs and biographies, illustrated with 84 double suites of photogravures, two plates in each volume with hand-coloring, handsomely bound.From the most famous "beau" himself, George Bryan Brummell""celebrated for his "social aplomb, readiness of repartee and fastidious neatness in dress" (DNB)""and through such late-18th and early 19th-century notables as actress Sarah Siddons, Lady Hamilton and Lord Nelson, the illustrious Sheridan family and poet Mary Robinson, "the English Sappho," these 14 volumes afford rich glimpses of a society that epitomized elegance. Eighty-four double-suites of photogravures illustrate the set; each volume with two hand-colored plates, including a frontispiece. Dampstaining to text of six volumes. Slight uniform toning to spines. Intricate gilt designs bright. A beautiful set in near-fine condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        1892 – 1898 [Songs of the old age. Poems 1892-1898].

      Tipografia M.M. Stasulevicha. S.-Peterburg 1900 - Octavo (22 x 15, 5 cm). VIII pp., including half title and title, 106 pp., [2 pp.]; occasional light spotting. Fine example of the second lifetime edition with author's presentation inscription to his grand daughter. Aleksey Zhemchuzhnikov (1821-1908) was a Russian poet, dramatist, essayist and literary critic, a cousin of Count A.K. Tolstoy and co-creator of Kozma Prutkov, the famous mid-nineteenth century comical literary character. "Songs of the old age", the first edition of which was published the same year, is a critically acclaimed collection of poems that made Zhemchuzhnikov one of the Russia's most respected authors at the time. There is an author's inscription in Russian to half title: "To dear Sarochka, for good memories from her grandfather, the author. December, 27, 1901. Tambov". Last years of his life the poet spect at the estate of his son-in-law Mikhail Baratynskiy in Tambov. ?????? ? 888; ??????? ? 617. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A Diplomatic Woman

      Sands and Co: London, 1900. 8vo. 181pp. + 2pp ads.Publisher's pictorial green cloth titled and decorated in black, white and pink to spine and front board. Minor bumping and edgewear, a trifle discoloured to the spine, a very good copy indeed. Plain endpapers, internally clean and bright. One of those forgotten gems which was actually pretty groundbreaking. A tumultuously gothic and purple roller coaster ride of espionage and intrigue, featuring the redoubtrable and skillful Madamoiselle Lerestelle; the "cleverest woman in Paris" it's a fair stab at creating an early female spy and furthermore producing a female protagonist who is smarter than most of the surrounding men, immune to romantic blandishments ("Not so much sugar if you please, monsieur."), is perceived primarily as intelligent with her manifest beauty being a pleasant afterthought, is independent both financially and by inclination and is tenacious enough to meet any challenge. It's all secret cyphers and evil Russian chaps, princes committing indiscretions with showgirls, stolen documents that leave France on the brink of war, and a rather complex conundrum involving a treaty between France and China. It's all world changing stuff and rather a far cry from missing jewellery. Like George R. Sims' Dorcas Dene, Madamoiselle Lerestelle is a force to be reckoned with and represents a growing awareness of the change in women's attitudes and roles. Scarce and quite important. .

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        Vorbilder für Kunstverglasungen im stile der Neuzeit. Entwuerfe für Treppen- und Salonfenster, Vorsetzer, Lünetten, Rosetten, Oberlichte zur Ausführung in Kathedral-, Opalescent- und anderen Glassorten von Arnold Longrün. Erste Serie 16 Farbentafeln.

      - Berlin, Bruno Hessling, 1900. Folio (48.0 x 33.9 cm). Title page, [iv] pp., 16 large chromolithographed plates in original pictorial portfolio with Jugendstil ornaments and lettering on the front board, and cloth spine.= An influentual and beautifully illustrated work on stained glass (leaded glass). The rear board contains a list of publications of "Bruno Hessling Buchhandlung für Architektur und Kunstgewerbe". The firm had two addresses, one in Berlin, and one on East 12th St., Manhattan, and must have been a bridgehead in America for influential European art movements. For instance, the influence on the design of Tiffany lamps seems evident. Lyongrün's designs seems to be derived, in part, from the works of the influential Jugendstil artist Anton Seder. Some very light soiling and discolouring to the plate edges, otherwise a fine, brightly coloured set. Rare. Schneider-Henn, 206. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Schierenberg]
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        Portraitphotographie mit eigenh. Widmung und U. [München, März 1900].

      1900. 166 x 107 mm. Brustbild aus dem Atelier Elvira, München mit der Widmung: "Dem ersten N. H.-Kapellmeister J. Stransky [1872-1936] zur Erinnerung an Strapatzen und Freuden im März 1900 [...]". - Schjelderup reiste 1878 nach Paris, wo er bei Franchomme, Savard und Massenet Kompositions-Unterricht nahm. 1888 verließ er Paris, hielt sich ein Jahr in Bergen auf und reiste dann nach Deutschland, wo er Dirigieren und Bühnentechnik in Karlsruhe (F. Mottl), Dresden und München studierte. Von 1900 ab bezog er eine staatliche, norwegische Kompositions-Gage. 1892-1916 wohnte er in Dresden, kehrte jedoch des Krieges wegen nach Oslo zurück und arbeitete dort u. a. als Musikkritiker. 1920 war er neuerdings in München, erwarb aber 1923 ein Haus in Benediktbeuren, das er bis zu seinem Tode bewohnte (vgl. MGG XI, 1735f.).

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        Two Large Native American Photographic Portraits

      1900 - (RINEHART, Frank A.). Two Large Native American Photographic Portraits. [Omaha: F.A. Rinehart, 1896]. One image measures 12-1/2 by 15-1/2 inches, the other 13 by 16 inches; both mounted on glass and framed together in old wooden frame; entire piece measures 33 by 20-1/2 inches. $15,000.Two splendid large photographic portraits of Native American (Sioux) chiefs""Chief Hollow Horn Bear of the Lakota Sioux, on the left, and Chief Afraid of Eagle, of the Oglala Sioux, who participated in the Battle of Little Bighorn, on the right""by renowned photographer Frank A. Rinehart. Both images are vintage enlarged negatives (internegatives) that would have been used by Rinehart or his studio for producing large prints, and show remarkable detail, clarity, and fine tonal gradation.In 1898 Smithsonian ethnographer James Mooney arranged for the Indian Congress to coincide with the Trans-Mississippi Exposition in Omaha so that the delegates could serve as a living ethnographic museum for the Exposition. Photographer Frank A. Rinehart, the Exposition's official photographer, was commissioned to do portraits of some of the 500 Indian delegates, "many of the most famous Indians of the day. Rinehart and his assistant and successor, George Marsden, made exquisite prints from the negatives of the Indians" (Mautz, 179). Rinehart's series of stunning photographs constitutes one of the most impressive visual records of Native Americans at the turn of the century."Hollow Horn Bear (1851-1913), Lakota chief and diplomat". was born in the year the Lakota people signed a treaty of peace with the United States at Fort Laramie". In 1868 another treaty was signed with the United States, which, from the government's point of view, ended hostilities and concentrated the Lakota on a large reservation in present-day South Dakota, with additional hunting territory beyond. From the Lakota standpoint, the Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868 was a peace treaty that recognized the Lakota as a sovereign nation and guaranteed a perpetual land base that could not be reduced except by cession approved by three-fourths of the adult males of the Lakota nation". Although Hollow Horn Bear recognized the necessity of adapting to the new way of life on the reservations and of living in peace with the U.S. government, he was a strong advocate of Lakota interests. At negotiations regarding remaining tribal lands in the 1890s and the early 1900s, for example, Hollow Horn Bear was repeatedly delegated to speak for his tiospaye and others, to insist that the government could not force land cessions upon the Lakota but must obtain the consent of three-fourths of the men as required by the 1868 treaty. Although he was not able to prevent the government from violating the 1868 treaty because a U.S. Supreme Court decision in 1904 legitimated treaty abrogation, Hollow Horn Bear's presence at the negotiations clearly pushed the agreements in the direction of Lakota interests. Without his presence, things would have been much worse for the Lakota people". Hollow Horn Bear became a fairly frequent visitor to Washington, D.C., at least by Lakota standards. He attended the inauguration of President Theodore Roosevelt and visited with Presidents William Howard Taft and Benjamin Harrison. In 1913, while ill, he attended the inauguration of President Woodrow Wilson. Hollow Horn Bear died in Washington shortly after the inauguration". He was memorialized by the U.S. Postal Service in 1922 when it issued a stamp with his image. Hollow Horn Bear was a strong and perceptive leader among the Lakota people during the most traumatic period in their history""the transition from an independent native society to an indigenous nation struggling for survival within an encompassing industrial state. Hollow Horn Bear's skill and wisdom helped the U.S. government to see the point of view of the Lakota people and the Lakota people to see that some of the new ways could help them survive as Lakota" (ANB). Afraid of Eag [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Immigrant’s Postcard Album

      St. Louis, 1890s to 1910s. Leather postcard album titled, Grüße aus der Ferne (Greetings from Afar) with 50 leaves containing a total of 200 postcards primarily from Germany and Austria-Hungary with a few from Italy, Russia, and Switzerland. The album has some wear but is in nice shape overall. Almost all of the postcards are postally used and in nice shape. The name and address of the owner are written on the front flyleaf. This is a superb collection of German and Austrian postcards celebrating holidays, events, the military, and travel. Some of its highlights include * A demonic Krampus lifting French and Russian soldiers by the scruffs of their neck; * Several pig and clover New Year’s cards; * A New Year’s card showing a man firing a pistol in the air as two women cover their ears; * Several Easter cards with anthropomorphic bunnies and chicks; * A Christmas tree being decorated by dwarfs; * Three cards from the Exposition Universelle de 1900 in Paris, one showing the Eiffel Tower; * Kaiser Wilhelm on horseback reviewing troops; * Several Emperor Franz Josef cards; * A patriotic card showing ancient Germanic warriors; * Event cards for agricultural, industrial, and craft expositions; * A card for a hunting festival showing men and women in traditional hunting clothes; * Several humorous cards including an anthropomorphic Hippo gondolier and babies sitting amongst anthropomorphic mushrooms: * A Russo-Japanese War card with illustrations of soldiers from both countries, and * An advertising card for the Nordsee-Linie-Hamburg. Other cards include dogs, horses, pretty young women, children, a fencer, the renowned opera singer Geraldine Farrar, ships, currency, the physician-poet Justinus Kerner, the famous economist Ferdinand von Steinbeis, and “Grüße aus” cards from cities and towns throughout central Europe. This album and most of the postcards were apparently brought to the United States as a reminder of family, friends, and the home he left behind by Umrath when he emigrated from Prague via Hamburg in 1908 and settled in St. Louis, Missouri where he became a sales manager for the Steiner Electric Company, which manufactured meat choppers and coffee mills. No doubt this album was a comforting piece of the old country for Otto as he made a new life in America, and, as such, I hope that it remains intact, although that is doubtful as many of these cards would sell on for $20 to $100, and some, like the Krampus card (which does not have a red background and satirically portends the coming of World War One) could easily bring several hundred. Priced to sell at $5/card.

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        "Prends pas le 7...Le jockey monte trop mal...".

      Encre de Chine, titrée, signée en bas à droite, (1900), 30 x 28.5 cm. Dessin humoristique de presse d'André HELLE (1871-1945) représentant un groupe de femmes avec en retrait leurs hommes attablés à un table de jeux simulant un champs de course, la scène est sous titrée au crayon " Prends pas le 7... Le jockey monte trop mal..." . Ce dessin est vraissemblablement destiné à être publié dans "Le Petit Illustré Amusant". Infimes taches et remords.

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        A CRITICAL EXPOSITION OF THE PHILOSOPHY OF LEIBNIZ. With an appendix of leading passages.

      FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (8.9 x 6 inches). Neat previous owner name to the top of the front blank free endpaper and a neat 4 line inscription on the verso of the same leaf. Some sporadic foxing throughout and a few pages with neat pencil underlining (which could be easily erased if desired) otherwise a very good copy in publishers dark blue cloth with the spine lettered in gilt. Boards with single blind ruled border lines. Spine has a few small white marks to the cloth and the book is a bit rubbed and bumped to the edges but Overall this is a very good copy of Russell's third book. Only 1500 copies were published.

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        Chiesa Gran Madre di Dio e Monte dei Cappucini

      1900. Photogravure originale (mm. 100x560) s.d. ma databile intorno ai primi anni del "900. Bella e rara veduta oblunga di Torino che raffigura la città e quel tratto del corso del fiume che va da Superga fino alle colline di Moncalieri., con la riva destra del Po e il famoso Borgo del Rubatto com'era prima della demolizione e la sistemazione attuale.

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      Harper, London & New York 1900 - Preceded by an edition published by Stokes earlier in the year with the subtitle: "The Story of a Very Young Couple." This copy INSCRIBED on the half title page to Joseph Gitterman on Monday Oct. 31 [1921] and SIGNED "H. G. Wells" with a fancy flourish at the end. In addition Wells writes, "This is among the books I care for most," signing with his initials. Indeed Wells believed that this title and his later book KIPPS were his two books most likely to survive. Time, of course, has proven him wrong. Gitterman's small bookplate tipped to the front free endpaper. Repaired tear to the spine head not touching the lettering. A little cocked with rubbing along spine edges. Very Good [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Complete Works. Illustrated by Cruikshank and Others. In Sixteen Volumes. Rookwood; Jack Sheppard; Tower of London; Crichton; The Spendthrift; Old St. Paul’s; Miser’s Daughter; The Star-Chamber; Auriol; Ovingdean Grange; The Flitch of Bacon; Guy Fawkes; Windsor Castle; The Lancashire Witches; Mervyn Clitheroe; Boscobel.

      London, George Routledge and Sons, n.d. ca 1900. 16 volumes. Hardbacks. 9 x 6 inches. Quarter-bound in red calf leather to spines and corners, and red cloth covered boards. Raised banding to spines with gilt lettering and banding decoration. Gilt line edging to boards. Top page edges gilt. Pink endpapers. In very good conditions. Some very minor rubbing to edges. A couple of spines slightly faded (Auriol, St. Pauls.) Some darkening to corners of endpapers. Some darkening/spotting to outer edges at leading edges. Else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. A very nice set. Each volume Illustrated with b&w steel engravings by George Cruikshank, Hablot K. Brown and others.

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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 ) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Marmor, Alabaster, Mädchen, Büste, Marmorbüste, junge Frau, Florentine, signiert, Google, Carrara, Florenz, Firenze

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        Moderne Versiering voor Plafonds en Wandvlakten door M.-J. Gradl.

      Amsterdam, Redactie Vademecum der Bouwvakken, s.d. (1900), 2 volumes in-folio, broché, couverture décorée d'ornements "Art Nouveau" ; vol. I, 1 f. de texte et 8 planches en couleurs ; vol. II, 8 planches en couleurs. Rare fascicule présentant des modèles de décoration moderne pour plafonds, murs et papiers peints à destination des appartements. Plats détachés, avec petits manques et déchirures.

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        The Writings

      New York: The Caxton Society, 1900s. Full leather. Forty volumes. Thick octavo. The Writings of Victor Hugo. The Extra Illustrated Edition is limited to ten copies of which this is number star * copy, plates are in two states colored others in sepia, printed on Japanese vellum paper. A very fine handsomely gilt and inlaid of full purple crushed morocco binding by the Adams Bindery (gilt stamp signed on the front turn-in), covers ruled in gilt, with sixteen inlaid red tudor tulips morocco and with gilt brown inlaid of scrolling foliations leaves, corners gilt thistle decorations of musical instrument motif of drums, horn, bow and arrow, top edge gilt, spine in three compartments between raised banding gilt decorations parallel gilt line and brown inlaid of fleurs-de-lis design, gilt title, inner covers central orange morocco and purple crushed morocco turn-ins, featuring gilt floral sprays and white inlaid roses surrounding wide band of heavy gilt strapwork framed, green silk doublures. A exuberant binding entirely beautiful. Fine.

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      Undated.. Undated pen and ink drawing on paper circa 1900, image size approximately: 145 x 105 mm, 5½ x 4 inches. It depicts a little girl standing on a sandy shore in a long checked dress with a frill at the hem, wearing a straw hat, looking down at a beautiful dressed doll obviously left behind by some little rich girl. The caption, not visible on the image, is "One day she found a great treasure". Farmiloe has signed the bottom right corner "Edith Farmiloe". A charming image but we have failed to discover whether or not it was done for a children's book. Fine condition, in a cream mount, ready for framing. Edith Farmiloe (active 1893-1908), well known for her sympathetic and humorous drawings of slum children and ragamuffins, illustrated several of her own books plus a few Dumpy books and one for E.V. Lucas. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        La Mode Du Petit Journal

      Administration et Rédaction rue Lafayette -Paris - 85 numéros étalés entre 1900 et 1904 -8 pages par fascicule (certain avec patron)- Illustrations couleurs à pleine et double pages- Volume grand in folio demi basane vert sombre- état proche du neuf . superbe document sur la mode du début du vingtième siècle.

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        The Collected Works of Modern Sciences

      New York and London: D. Appleton and Company, 1900s. Leather_bound. Sixty volumes. Octavo. The Authors Authorized Collected Editions of Modern Sciences. The history of science the theories and sociology including natural science, social science, organisms, animals, fungi, plants, with theoretical and practical knowledge about natural world. The works include 15 volumes Charles Darwin, Origin of Species, Descent of Man, Forms of Flowers, Insectivorous, Coral Reefs, Animals and Plants, Vegetable Mould, Movement in Plants. 15 volumes Herbert Spencer, Biology, Sociology, Psychology, First Principles, Education, Ethics. 9 volumes Thomas H. Huxley,Christian Tradition, Hebrew Tradition, Method and Result, Mans Place, Evolution and Ethics. 6 volumes John Tyndall, Forms of Water, Fragments, Hours in the Alps, Sound. 2 volumes Andrew Dickson White, The Warfare of science. 1 volume Edward B. Taylor, A Introduction on Anthropology, 1 volume Joseph Le Conte, The Evolution of Nature. 1 volume William Dwight Whitney, The Life and Growth of Language. 1 volume John William Draper, The Conflict Between Religion and Science. 1 volume C. A. Young, The Sun. 1 volume Cesare Lombroso, The Female Offender. 1 volume Enrico Ferri, Criminal Sociology. 1 volume Stanley Jevons, Money and Exchange. 1 volume Henry Maudsley, Mental Disease. 1 volume F.V.N. Painter, History of Education. 1 volume John Trowbridge, What is Electricity. 1 volume Oscar Schmidt, Darwinism. 1 volume David Wells, Economic Changes. Privately bound in three quarter maroon morocco over marbled boards, gilt decorations to spine with floral motif between raised banding, gilt titles, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper. Most volumes illustrated portraits and reproductions photographs, drawings, maps. Ex Libris bookplate of Elmer Holmes Bobst whom was philanthropist, business man, and a conglomerant pharmaceutical company owner, which he endowed to build and furnished the New York University Bobst Library. Very good.

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        The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night.

      [London]: Printed by the Burton Club for Private Subscribers,, [c.1900]. With Introduction, Explanatory Notes on the Manners and Customs of Moslem Men and a Terminal Essay Upon the History of the Nights. 17 volumes. Octavo (233 x 157 mm). Contemporary green half morocco, titles to spine gilt, decoration to spines gilt with onlaid burgundy morocco crescent shaped moon in compartments separated with raised bands, green cloth boards, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Numerous monochrome illustrations. Spines a little faded, some wear to corners overall an excellent set. Number 270 of 1,000 sets. A complete set of Burton's translation of the Arabian nights, containing ten volumes of the Arabian Nights plus the seven supplementary volumes. A particularly handsome set.

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        A History Of New York From The Beginning Of The World To the End Of The Dutch Dynasty ("Knickerbocker's History Of New York")

      R. H. Russell, New York 1900 - gray paper covered boards with tan cloth spine; lettering in gilt on spine; illustration paste-down by Maxfield Parrish on front cover; this and all other eight full page illustrations including the frontispiece by Parrish are present in excellent condition; t.e.g.; pages untrimmed; on the verso of the title page is the consent of G.P. Putnam's Sons (the original publisher of The Complete Works Of Washington Irving) to the publishing of this Special Edition; xxi, [ii], 299 pages; minor edge wear and rubbing except at tips which are bumped and worn where the delicate paper covered boards are peeking; spine is square; there is a coffee splash at pages 54-58 but at the bottom margin and which does not affect any lettering; a tiny ink droplet at pages 81-83 at the very bottom margin also far from any lettering. Size: Folio [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Topeka: Hall Lithographing Company, 1900. Chromolithographic map, 27 3/4 x 25 inches. Mounted on linen. Some edge wear and chipping. A couple closed tears, one a 3-inch tear in upper portion, but with no loss of image. In good condition. An attractive, separately published map showing the lands of the Creek and Seminole nations in Indian Territory, issued a few years before Oklahoma became a state. The map was drawn by Ricksecker, Hackbush, and Patton, civil engineers in Muskogee, and was prepared for the Bradley Real Estate Company, also of Muskogee. Issued to advertise available real estate, it depicts more than three million acres of Creek lands and nearly 400,000 acres of Seminole lands, indicating the great land hunger that persisted a decade after the initial Oklahoma land rush. All of these lands were about to become of great interest as oil properties, as exploration opened up major fields there during World War I. Creek lands are classified by one of four designations: agricultural (by far the majority), rocky prairie land, hilly and rocky land, and mountain land. Seminole lands are classified as first class, second class (the majority), and third class. Towns, missions, rivers, creeks, railroad lines, orphan asylums, and court houses are shown. OCLC locates a total of only three copies, at Yale, the Newberry Library, and the University of Tulsa. OCLC 54641115, 226657532.

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        The Stock Exchange in the Year 1900.

      London: Spottiswode & Co,, [1900]. A Souvenir. Quarto. Original stiff vellum, titles and elaborate decoration gilt to spine and front board, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers. Illustrated with over 50 plates, including views of the Stock Exchange by Joseph Pennell and Dudley Hardy, and photographic portraits of its luminaries. A few minor marks to boards, slight creasing to front flyleaf, tiny puncture to bottom margin of pp. v?vi, sporadic light foxing. An excellent copy. First edition, one of 1,000 copies of the "Édition ordinaire", simultaneously published with the deluxe edition of which there were 300 copies. This lavishly produced and illustrated monograph includes a history of the Stock Exchange by Charles Duguid, City editor of the Westminster Gazette, a survey of its benevolent fund and orchestral society by the compiler, a chapter on the sporting life of The House and over 30 portraits of the trustees, managers and members of the Committee for General Purposes.

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        Veduta alpina con neve.

      Foto alla gelatina d'argento, 1900 circa, di cm. 16 x 23 su cartoncino. Punzone di V.S. all'angolo basso a dx.

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        Masterpieces of the French Drama. Edited with Notes and Introductions by Walter Herries Pollock, Austin Dobson, George Saintsbury, and Andrew Lang.

      Clarendon Press [1900], Oxford: - 2 Contents: Alfred de Musset, On ne Badine Pas Avec L’Amour and Fantasio; Beaumarchais, Le Barbier de Sèville; Corneille, Horace; Molière, Les Précieuses Ridicules; Racine, Esther; Voltaire, Mérope. WITH A SPLENDID FORE-EDGE PAINTING SHOWING ACTORS AND THE THEATRE, five character actors on stage, one ‘prancing’ towards the other who are grouped together. A thin violet border surrounds. Unsigned. Painted ca. 1980s-90s. Painted by the same artist who did other scenes on editions of Oliver Cromwell, and Thomas Hood. [This artist distributed from Harrington’s].PROVENANCE: R.V. Grand, French Prize, Middle Sixth Form, July 29th, 1914, signed, Cecil Lubbock, Chairman of Gove. [Series title]. 6 parts in 1 volume. Small 8vo. [xii], 136; [iv], 157, [1]; lv, [1], 100; [viii], 80; [viii], 123, [1]; 130, [2] pp. French and English texts [the English parts could be thought of as commentary]. Original decorative tree calf, highly polished, with a gilt emblem on upper cover, "Governors: The Worshipful Company of Brewers", banded spine with gilt stamping, red gilt-stamped spine label, all edges gilt; joints rubbed. Prize binding. Very good. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. With pictures by W. W. Denslow.

      Chicago: Geo. M. Hill Co., 1900 - Quarto. Original state A binding of light green cloth pictorially stamped and lettered in red and a darker green, pictorial pastedown endpapers, issued without free endpapers. Housed in a green flat back cloth box with the title block and picture of the lion gilt to the front board. Small cloth repair at head of spine, spine sunned, corners gently rubbed, cloth very faintly marked in places, these defects minor: an excellent copy, and remarkably clean and fresh internally. 24 inserted colour plates (including title). First edition, in the rare and desirable first state of both text and binding. The text has the following points: on p. [2], the publisher's advertisement has a box; on p. 14, line 1 has the misprint "low wail on the wind"; p. 81, line 4 from bottom has "peices" uncorrected; p. [227], line 1 begins: "While Tin Woodman "; the colophon is in 11 lines within a two-line box; with unbroken type in the last lines of p. 100 and p. 186. The plate opposite page 34 is in the earliest state with two blue spots on the moon; the stork plate opposite page 92 is the earliest state with red shading on the horizon; the copyright notice is not stamped or printed on the verso of the title. The binding is in first state with the publisher's imprint at the foot of the spine printed in capitals and in green; the rays surrounding the emerald on the lower cover are not outlined. Blanck, Peter Parley to Penrod, pp. 111-113; Greene & Hanff, pp. 25-27. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Army Alphabet

      Geo M. Hill Company, Publishers 1900 - Unpaginated., A nice copy in pictorial boards. Boards with some rubbing and wear to edges and corners, some light pencil markings to front panel, and some minor soiling to front and rear panels. Pages are in very clean condition with only an occasional small smudge mark with some pencil markings to last few blank pages. Boards detaching from spine. Text written by L. Frank Baum who published The Wizard of Oz in the same year as this book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eidgen. Amt für geistiges Eigentum, Patentschrift. Patent Nr. 21959, Klasse 57, 5. Mai 1900, 7 3/4 Uhr p.: Georg Luger, in Charlottenburg (Deutschland): Rückstosslader mit beweglichem Lauf und Kniegelenk-Verschluss.

      [Bern], Eidgenössisches Amt für geistiges Eigentum 1900 - 4°, 7 (1) S. Text u. 3 Doppeltaf., Geh., Min. knittrig, tadellos. Auf Hinterdeckel klein als «Amtsexemplar» gestempelt. Georg Johann Luger (1849-1923 in Fichtenau bei Berlin) war ein österreichischer Waffentechniker. Er ist der Erfinder der Parabellum-Pistole. Georg von Luger wurde während der 1870er Jahre mit Ferdinand Ritter von Mannlicher bekannt, der ihn schließlich aufgrund seiner Sprachkenntnisse und Weltgewandtheit als Handelsvertreter für den Waffenerzeuger Deutsche Waffen- und Munitionsfabrik AG, vormals Ludwig Loewe & Co. in Berlin anwarb. Luger sollte das von DWM gefertigte Mannlicher M118 Gewehr in den italienischen Markt einführen und sich darüber hinaus seiner eigentlichen Neigung, der Waffenentwicklung, widmen.Im November 1894 führte ihn eine Vortrags- und Präsentationsreise zur Bewerbung neuer Produkte über die Schweiz, Deutschland und Belgien in die USA, wo er auch der U.S. Navy die Borchardt C93 vorführte. Die Verkaufsergebnisse waren schleppend, da die C93 vielerseits als zu groß, zu schwer und schlecht ausbalanciert kritisiert wurde.In Auswertung der Kundenwünsche entwickelte Luger in Berlin die C93 weiter. Nach Belastungs- und Hitzetests wurde ihm klar, dass ein völlig neues Konzept erstellt werden musste, aus dem der später legendär gewordene Kniegelenkverschluss entstand. Die neuartige Waffe wurde von den großen Militärmächten zunächst zurückgewiesen, einerseits aus Kostengründen, andererseits weil man sie als zu kompliziert für den Feldgebrauch einschätzte. Der Durchbruch erfolgte, nachdem die Schweizer Armee Lugers Entwurf bestellte und als erstes Militär einführte und zwar als ?Modell 1900? im Kaliber 7,65 mm Parabellum. 1100 gr. Schlagworte: Militaria-Waffen

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      Date : 1900 Dimensions : 88x126,2cm Imp : G. Ricordi, Milan Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en très bon état.

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      Paris, Imprimerie Chaix (Atelier Cheret) sans date vers 1900. Une affiche originale entoilée. Dimension: 240 x85,5cm. L'affiche présente quelques traces de restauration (Marge et pliure centrale). Bon état cependant.

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      Date : 1900 Dimensions : 76x106cm Imp : G. MEUNIER & Cie, PARIS Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en parfait état.

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      Artiste : M. G. Date : 1900 Dimensions : 93x129cm Imp : Société générale de l'Imprimerie, PARIS Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en parfait état.

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      Date : 1900 Dimensions : 100x130cm Imp : VIEILLEMARD, PARIS Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en bon état.

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      Date : 1900 Dimensions : 76x107cm Imp : GUENEUX - NANTES Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en parfait état.

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      Anonyme Date : 1900 Dimensions : 44,5x72,5cm Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en parfait état.

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      BERKELEY, EDITH. SHAPE BOOK. THE OLD WOMAN WHO LIVED IN A SHOE retold by F. Weatherly. London: Hildesheimer & Faulkner and NY: Geo. Whitney, circa 1900. 4to, (9" wide x 6") ribbon ties, die-cut in the shape of a shoe with the old Woman and her children on the cover. Slight bit of soiling otherwise near Fine. Illustrated with full page chromolithographss by Edith Berkeley to accompany the rhyme retold by Weatherly. One of the most charming shape books.

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        Bamberg. - Gesamtansicht. - "Bamberg".

      - Historische Ortsansicht. Lithografie / Fotolithografie, koloriert, um 1900. 32 x 52,5 cm (Darstellung ) / 48,5 x 68,5 cm (Blatt). Unterhalb der Darstellunglinks "Nach der Natur gezeichnet von R. Frank", darunter mittig betitelt. - Blick auf die Stadt Bamberg von einer Anhöhe aus. - Blatt leicht gebräunt. Insgesamt gut erhaltenes Exemplar.

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        Lexicon Vallardi. Enciclopedia Universale Illustrata. Grande dizionario geografico, storico, artistico, letterario, politico, militare, tecnico, commerciale, industriale, agronomico, ecc. + Supplemento A-Z.

      Milano, Vallardi, 1900/10 c.a, quindici volumi in-8vo legature in tutta tela nera muta, oltre diecimila pagine con 6983 figure nel testo, 330 tavole litografiche in nero e a colori e 94 carte geografiche in nero e a colori + altre 680 figure e 18 tavole in fine al supplemento.

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        The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

      Chicago and New York: Geo. M. Hill Co, 1900. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Denslow, W. W.. 8vo. First edition, Second (corrected) State, Binding C. Meets all points specified in Bienvenue and Hanff. Collated and complete including all 24 colored plates. Expertly reset in its original binding with light wear and some minor soiling. Clean pages; gift inscription and minor soiling at front free endpaper. Several pages/plates have short professionally-mended closed marginal tears. Margins of one leaf (p. 255/6) and one plate (p. 80) have been professionally repaired; neither extends into text or illustrations. A very nice example of a very desirable book.

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        Lettres à Angèle

      Mercure de France 1900 - - Mercure de France, Paris 1900, 10x15cm, broché. - Edition originale imprimée à 300 exemplaires sur Hollande. Envoi autographe signé d'André Gide à Henry Lerolle. Infimes manques angulaires sans gravité en tête et en pied du dos et des plats. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition of 300 copies on Hollande. With an autograph inscription from André Gide to Henry Lerolle. Small lacks, not serious, to head and foot of spine and covers. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Dizionario enciclopedico Bolaffi dei pittori e degli incisori italiani: dall' XI al XX secolo. Vol. 1: Abacco-Bellori; Vol. 2: Bellosio-Cantarini; Vol. 3: Cantatore-Cossa; Vol. 4: Cossali-Filosa; Vol. 5: Filosi-Giordano; Vol. 6: Giorelli-Lo Forte; Vol. 7: Logli-Monverde; Vol. 8: Mora-Pianazzi; Vol. 9: Pianca-Ronzoni; Vol. 10: Roos-Sustris; Vol. 11: Tabacco-Zuppelli.

      Giulio Bolaffi editore, Torino, 1900. 11 v. di ca. 460 p. cad. per un totale di quasi 5000 pagine 28 cm similpelle sovr. Al termine delle voci biografico-critiche compaiono anche dei dati sui prezzi battuti alle aste. Impressa su carta patinata e riccamente illustrata anche a colori. UsatoBuono Anno pubblicazione: Buono segni d'uso e del tempo alle sovr. manca la sovr. ai primi tre vol. per il resto molto buona. ...

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