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        SON OF THE WOLF (earliest Issue, One of 3 Copies known)

      Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Co, 1900. First Edition. Hard Cover. Octavo. First printing, first state, of London's first book with laid endpapers and publisher's name at foot of spine with [dot] only after [co.] in the publisher's HARD BOUND TRIAL BINDING " A" (and hand-sewn; look for the threads in gutter, after any page number that is a multiple of 6). Unfinished (rough) grass-green V cloth which according to BAL is: "Noted only on a surviving copyright deposit copy in the Library of Congress" but we have the present copy and know of one other which came to auction in the late 1990's. The present copy, is the earliest bound copy. There is no type breakage on pages 65 or 67. (Even the Library of Congress copy has type breakage on page 65. One of the Harvard copies has broken type.) This copy, as noted above, is hand bound rather than machine bound and has the binder's marks in pencil present throughout the volume; binding shows light wear at extremities, more obvious on the silver areas; inner hinges starting, but strong. A very good copy of this very rare issue in custom morocco backed slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Works. Portsmouth edition de luxe.

      Philadelphia, John D. Morris, um 1900. - 20 Bände. 21,5 x 16 cm. 17 Frontispize, 1 gestochener Titel, 140 Tafeln. Insgesamt über 12000 S. Original-Halblederbände mit reicher Rückenvergoldung, Kopfgoldschnitt und goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. Eins von 1000 nummerierten Exemplaren, hier ohne Nummerierung. - Stehkanten berieben und bestossen, sonst sehr gut erhalten. Unbeschnitten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Manfred Nosbuesch Berlin]
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        Ian Hamilton's March

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co.,, 1900. Together with extracts from the diary of Lieutenant H. Frankland a prisoner of war at Pretoria. Octavo (183 × 118 mm). Bound by Bayntun (Riviere) in late-20th century red morocco, title to spine gilt, facsimile signature to front board gilt, marbled endpapers, edges and turn-ins gilt. Frontispiece portrait with tissue guard, 9 maps and plans in text, partially coloured folding map. Spine a little faded; an excellent, bright copy, attractively bound. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Catalogo degli ordini Equestri e Militari. Esposto in imagini, e con breve racconto. Offerto Alla Santita di N.S. Clemente XI.

      - - Erste Auflage in italienischer Sprache/Graesse 1, 480 / Lipperheide, 1900 / Bebildertes Werk des Jesuiten Bonanni über die seinerzeit bekannten, bestehenden, erloschenen wie auch sagenhaften geistlichen und weltlichen Ritterorden mit Darstellung ihrer Trachten und insignien - Gewicht in Gramm: 1685 Nella Stamperia di Giorgio Placco Intagliatore, e Getta tore die Caratteri a S. Marco. Con licenza de`Superiori, Roma, 1711. 18 Bl./141 unpaginierte Blätter mit 1 in Kupfer gestochenem Frontispiz sowie 164 aufgezogenen Kupfertafeln, original Leder-Einband. Groß-Oktav (Kanten berieben und bestossen/etwas fleckig/im vorderen Teil leicht wellig und leicht wasserrandig)

      [Bookseller: Celler Versandantiquariat]
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        Der Kilimandjaro. Reisen u. Studien.

      Dietrich Reimer,, Berlin, 1900 - Berlin, Dietrich Reimer, 1900. 4°. XVI, 436 S. Mit 40 Tafeln (davon 4 farbige u.16 schwarz-weisse auf festem Papier), 2 farbige gef. Karten und 103 Abbildungen im Text. Farb. illustr. Orig.-Leinenband. Neben der ausführlichen Schilderung über die Begehung des Kilimandjaros, dessen Landschaft mit Fauna, Flora und Bewohner auch genaue Beschreibungen der Gletscher und der Geologie des Vulkanberges. - Einband etwas berieben, angestaubt und leicht fleckig. Sprache: Deutsch / German Farb. illustr. Orig.-Leinenband. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz AG]
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        Ölgemälde: Blumenstilleben in Kristallvase mit Schmetterlingen.

       Großformatiges, Blumenstilleben um 1900 alt gerahmt. ( Bildmaß: 63 x 48,5 cm / Rahmenmaß: 80 x 64,5 cm ). Gezeigt wird ein sommerlicher Blumenstrauß mit Anemonen, Margeriten, Gräsern, Ranunkel sowie 1 Schmetterling. Der alte Rahmen an der linken oberen Ecke mit Schmetterlingen und unten rechts mit Anemonen bemalt. Das Bild ist unsigniert, undatiert ( ca. um 1900 ). Der Rahmen etwas bestoßen, berieben, das Ölgemälde berieben, etwas knittrig zur oberen linken Ecke hin, sonst recht guter Zustand. ( Bitte beachten: Hier kein Versand - aufgrund der Größe nur Selbstabolung nach Absprache ). ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )( Please notice: No shipment possible ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Ölgemälde, Vase, Kristallvase, Glasvase, Schmetterlinge, Anemonen, Margeriten, Gräser, Ranunkel, Google

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        The Art of Decorating Dry Goods Windows and Interiors. A Complete Manual of Window Trimming, designed as an Educator in all the Details of the Art, according to the best accepted methods, and illustrating fully every important subject

      Chicago: The Show Window Publishing Company. 1900. First. First edition. Quarto. 319, [5]pp., heavily illustrated. Green cloth titled in silver. Modest dampstain tidemark on upper right corner of all pages not appreciably affecting any text, modest tape repairs on two or three leaves, a horizontal line of cloth on the front board bubbled a little, a good only copy. A rare, early book by Baum, published the same year as The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Only the second copy we've seen in 30 years. OCLC locates two copies (Columbia and Yale). .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Views of Singapore. 33 Vues de Singapour / 33 Ansichten von Singapore.

      Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, John Little & Co., um 1900. - 33 photographic views. 26,5 x 34 cm, original boards / hardcover w colored panoramic view of Singapore. Very rare album of Singapore around 1900. With panoramic views of the town and harbour and pictures of the Mohammedan Mosque and Hindu Temple at North Bridge Road, the Collyer Quay, Commemorative Fountain and Battery Road, Raffle's Square, the "Universal Providers", interior views of John Little & Co.'s premises, the silver ware department, the tea rooms and the glassware and crockery room, Cavenagh Bridge and post office, boats on the Singapore River, Memorial Hall and Obelisk, Victoria Hall and Theatre, Government buildings, Cricket Club grounds, Raffle's statue and St. Andrew's Cathedral, Esplanade, Raffle's Museum and Library, Teutonia Club, the Botanical Gardens, Chinese Temple, view at Tanjong Katong und a Malay village at Teluk Blangah. - Subtitles also in French and German. - Some fading to edges of front cover. Staples rusty; two plates slightly damaged due to former sticking together in a little part (in the sky of the photo). Scarce album in a very good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Mertens & Pomplun GbR]
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        ZOOTROPE

      Burckardt's Nachfolger, Wissembourg - Album oblong, demi reliure de toile noire , premier plat illustré (50 X 24,5 cm), renfermant une feuille avec mode d'emploi et gabarit ainsi q'une bande de deux décors en chromolithographie pour le cylindre, imprimés vers 1900. On joint 22 décors sur 11 feuilles recto verso de chez Burckardt's Nachfolger et Ackerman. Le zootrope est un jouet optique inventé en 1834 par William George Horner. Se fondant sur la persistance rétinienne, le zootrope permet de donner l'illusion de mouvement, c'est l'ancêtre du cinéma.

      [Bookseller: La Basse Fontaine]
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        Sister Carrie

      Doubleday, page and company, 1900, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, First Edition. Size: 7¾" - 9¾" Tall, Copyright date 1900, TRUE first edition, first printing. Very rare copy of the true first edition first printing of this much maligned book One-thousand copies were originally produced, but due to the content, fewer than 400 were ever distributed. It is believed that less then two hundred and fifty exist today. Red cloth over boards with black lettering on the front and on the spine. Shelf wear to the edges and to the head and toe of the spine are moderate. Light wear to the head and toe of the spine. No tears, bent pages, nor any writing. No Dust Jacket. A light crack on the inside next to the title page. Light soiling to the for edge pages. Text is bright and clean, binding is secure, a solid very rare collectible book of the top 100 novels of the 20th century, Collectible and Out of Print

      [Bookseller: mclin haven books]
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        The Confessions of St. Augustine: In Ten Books (T.E. Lawrence's Personal Copy)

      Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd., London 1900 - This copy from the personal library of T. E. Lawrence, bearing his "From the Library of T. E. Lawrence Clouds Hill" bookplate front endpage. The Lawrence library went on auction around the year 1937 and some copies from that library have, on very rare occasions, surfaced for sale. Bound in vellum, a limited edition of 400, this being copy # 80, printed at the Chiswick Press. Very Good, a couple of small chips from the vellum bottom edge rear cover, vellum soiled, a few spots of foxing to endpages, pencilled notation on title page, possibly in Lawrence's hand. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dale Steffey Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Read 'Em Again Books, ABAA]
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        The Flowering Plants

      London: Frederick Warne, 1900. Leather_bound. Four volumes. Octavo. The Flowering Plants Grasses, Sedges, and Ferns of Great Britain, by Anne Pratt. The New Edition illustrated with three hundred and fifteen coloured plates figuring upward of 1500 species. Bound in three quarter green morocco over canvas board, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt. Very good.

      [Bookseller: Imperial Fine Books]
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        LA PHOTOGRAPHIE SOUS-MARINE ET LES PROGRÈS DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE

      Paris: Schleicher Frères, 1900. First edition. 8vo., vi, 327 pp., 52 illustrations in text, 12 leaves of plates of which 4 are in color, and 4 are b&w photogravures, a.e.g. Contemporary red cloth elaborately decorated on the front panel with a seaweed pattern in gilt and black, with gilt titled and decorated spine. Fine and bright. Louis Boutan (1859-1934), held a doctorate in sciences. After serving various professorships and government appointments, in 1893 he was appointed professor at the Arago Laboratories at Banyuls-sur-Mer, part of the University of Paris. It was there that he established the first systematic methodology for underwater photography. In this, the first book on underwater photography, Boutan surveys the technical history to his time, with particular attention to the color processes, several of which he employed in his underwater work. The remaining chapters outline in detail his methodology which included the first flash bulb and other lighting sources. Robert Deane, in the Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography, p. 1416-1417, gives a good account of the development of underwater photography but incorrectly dates Boutan's book as 1898. Roosens and Salu #10222.

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd]
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        The Works or Novels (PRIDE AND PREJUDICE 2 volumes, SENSE AND SENSIBILITY 2 volumes, MANSFIELD PARK 2 volumes , EMMA 2 volumes, NORTHANGER ABBEY, PERSUASION, LADY SUSAN and THE WATSONS, plus THE LETTERS OF JANE AUSTEN)

      Boston Little Brown and Co -1901 1900 - 12 volumes, octavo, 7 x 4 1/2 inches. Complete- A VERY HANDSOMELY LEATHER BOUND SET OF THE NOVELS OF PERHAPS ENGLAND'S MOST FAMOUS FEMALE WRITER. Leather bound in half recent brown morocco. Illustrated with a frontispiece to each volume. A pretty leather bound set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Russell, ABA, ILAB, est 1978]
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        Opera and Ballet

      London: David Bogue, 1900s. Full leather. One volume, Tall octavo. Beauties of the Opera and Ballet. Illustrated with ten highly-finished portraits, engraved on steel, and numerous engraving on wood. Bound in full red morocco, extra gilt decorations to spine and cover of leafy circulating vines with ballerina and harp, all edges gilt. Fine.

      [Bookseller: Imperial Fine Books]
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        Large Presentation Album of Illuminations for the Surveyor of the Port of New York (Customs), with Signed Appointment by President Grover Cleveland

      c. 1900-1910, New York - Original green leather with engraved metal (brass?) centerpiece, ornate metal monogrammed initials, and ornate metal cornerpieces on upper board, moire endpapers, a.e.g.; large, thick folio (420x380x150mm); containing 22 leaves inset to thick mounts. Titled on the first leaf "To the Honorable John C. McGuire upon his Retirement from the Office of Surveyor of the Port of New York," and followed by remarkably accomplished manuscript leaves heightened with gold, an original portrait of McGuire, a few nautical themed watercolors, several leaves of facsimile signatures, and McGuire's original 1894 appointment to the post of Surveyor of Customs, signed by President Grover Cleveland. Some light scuffing along joints and spine; gutter cracked in two places, because this book weighs a ton. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sanctuary Books, A.B.A.A.]
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        Die Kirche und Kloster zu Maria Hülf und die sogenannte Leimgrube - L'Eglise et Couvent nommé Maria Hülf et le Fauxbourg dit Leimgrube". Aus: Ansichten der Residenzstadt Wien.

      Wien, Artaria, (um 1900?). - Bildausschnitt ca. 28,5 x 44 cm (Plattenrand ca. 33 x 46 cm). Vgl. Schwarz 28 (1. Etat 1783. 2. Etat und 3. Etat um 1794-1804).- Späterer Abzug von der Originalplatte auf Papier van Gelder Zonen mit einigen Merkmalen des ersten und dritten Etats: Rechts oben kleine Nr. 29, links eine nur stelleweise gedeckte Gosse, im Vordergrund zwei (statt drei) Reiterfiguren, Schrift in je zwei Zeilen.- Sorgfältig und in zarten Farben kolorierte Ansicht mit reicher Personenstaffage und zahlreichen Kutschen in der Mariahilferstrasse. Sie hieß ursprünglich Kremser Straße, dann Bayrische Landstraße und später Laimgrubner Hauptstraße. Die Mariahilfer Kirche, auch als Barnabitenkirche bezeichnet, entstand 1656 zunächst als Friedhofskirche der aufgelösten und ausgelagerten Stätte der Michaelerkirche. 1660 stiftete der Barnabit Don Cölestin Joanelli das bekannte Gnadenbild Mariahilf. Ab 1711 erfolgte der Umbau der Kirche in ihre heutige Gestalt durch den Baumeister Franziskus Jänckl.- Wohlerhalten. Graphik, Österreich - WIEN

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat MEINDL & SULZMANN OG]
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        The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night

      UK: The Burton Club. London, The Burton Club, c. 1900. 17 Volumes bound in full leather with raised bands and decorations. A fine set, with the supplemental nights also. The Mecca Edition. . Fine. Hardback. Limited Edition. 1900.

      [Bookseller: Hyraxia]
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        [Photo Album]: Early 20th Century New England College

      1900-1910. Oblong octavo. Measuring 5.5" x 8". Brown leather photo album with metal initials affixed to the front cover. A collection of 49 black and white or sepia toned photographs measuring between 3.5" x 5.5" and 2.5" x 4.25" affixed to stiff black paper without captions. A very good photo album with rubbing and tears, containing fine photographs. A photo album of early 20th Century snapshots taken in what appears to be New England by a woman referred to only as "E.D." The photos show winter scenes at an unnamed college with both men and women participating in winter sports such as sledding and hockey as well as the inevitable snow ball fight. The latter half of the album shows spring and summer scenes with boating and hikes. The New England landscape is shown here in photos of the campus, lakes, forests, and a small town. Also included are group photos of the students as well as candids of laughing girls and well-dressed people at a function on campus. An interesting look at co-ed life in New England just after the turn of the century. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Carlyle's complete works, illustrated. 20 volume set

      New York, John W. Lovell, 1900-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. Complete in 20 volumes. Fine bindings. Circa 1900. Bound in 3/4 brown leather. Matching marbled boards, endpages and endpapers. Fine bindings. Light shelfwear to extremities. Clean, unmarked pages. Contents: Sartor Resartus. On heroes, hero-worship, and the heroic in history. The life of John Sterling [and] Latter-day pamphlets; The French Revolution.; History of Friedrich II of Prussia called Frederick the Great. Past and present. The portraits of John Knox. Miscellanies.; Critical and miscellaneous essays; Oliver Cromwell's letters and speeches. Early kings of Norway. The life of Friedrich Schiller, comprehending an examination of his works. General index. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.

      [Bookseller: SequiturBooks]
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        Lesende" originales Ölgemälde auf Leinwand ca.47,5x35cm; rechts unten signiert; um 1900

      - Maße im dekorativen Rahmen 57,5x44cm.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Niederbayern]
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        [Photo Album]: Early 20th Century New England College

      1900-1910. Oblong octavo. Measuring 5.5" x 8". Brown leather photo album with metal initials affixed to the front cover. A collection of 49 black and white or sepia toned photographs measuring between 3.5" x 5.5" and 2.5" x 4.25" affixed to stiff black paper without captions. A very good photo album with rubbing and tears, containing fine photographs. A photo album of early 20th Century snapshots taken in what appears to be New England by a woman referred to only as "E.D." The photos show winter scenes at an unnamed college with both men and women participating in winter sports such as sledding and hockey as well as the inevitable snow ball fight. The latter half of the album shows spring and summer scenes with boating and hikes. The New England landscape is shown here in photos of the campus, lakes, forests, and a small town. Also included are group photos of the students as well as candids of laughing girls and well-dressed people at a function on campus. An interesting look at co-ed life in New England just after the turn of the century. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Italia / Italy / Italien Südtirol Tirol San Remo Lago di Garda Bordighera Oberbayern - with 127 private vintage photos.

      Italy 1900. size of photos circa 11 x 8 cm -- size of album circa 33 x 25 cm. -- with many very interesting, private photos of: Bolzano, bei Burg Ried, Burg Runkel, Burg Runkelstein, Oswaldturm und Reichhardhof, Hungerburg bei Innsbruck, Burg Arco, Innsbruck, Brennerbahn, Riva, Malcesino, Palazzo Reale / Gargnano, Maderno, Salo, Barberanoschlucht, Toscolano-Schlucht, Lago di Lugano, Monte Bre, Toscolano, Camogli, Recco, Santa Margherita, Genova, Toscano u. Lago di Garda, Rapallo, Portofino, Camogli, San Remo, Ospedaletti, Bussano, Alassio, Bordighera sowie Frimburg, Bad Kissingen, Hungerburg im Saaletal, Bad Bocklet ( Stahlbrunnen), Gemünden, Tegernsee, Pertisau, Egern, Innsbruck, Bad Tölz, Steinach am Brenner, St. Jodok am Brenner Versand D: 5,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Völkel]
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        The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

      Chicago: Geo. M. Hill Co.,, 1900. With pictures by W. W. Denslow. 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. 24 inserted colour plates (including title). 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. 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 WoodmanÂ…"; 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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Musterbuch für Spitzen Weißstickerei.

      (Italien, um 1900) - 56 Seiten, als Leporello gebunden, mit über 400 maschinell hergestellten, montierten Spitzenmustern auf "Supersilk". 46 x 33,5 cm, Original-Leinen mit Goldprägung ("Specialita diverse, No. 4010") und Eckbeschlägen. Die einzelnen Muster in unterschiedlicher Größe ab ca. 5 x 12 cm, einige zum Ausklappen 90 x 15 cm. Auf drei Seiten sind wenige Muster entfernt. - Sehr gut erhalten. Fine pattern book of whitework, with upwards of 400 examples. Bound in original cloth, gilt. - 3 patterns probably removed. - In good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Mertens & Pomplun GbR]
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        THE SON OF THE WOLF.

      Houghton Mifflin, Boston & NY 1900 - Original greenish-black cloth with silver belt design and lettering in silver and greenish-black, octavo, (252)pp, flyleaf at rear. Frontispiece by Maynard Dixon. Vintage photographic print of Jack London mounted to front free endpaper, Jack London's bookplate laid in. The first printing, numbering 2028 copies, was on March 21, 1900. The second printing was not issued until July 13, followed by a third printing on September 25. London’s publishers did not follow their usual practice of removing the date from the title page for the first two reprints of this title (until the fourth and subsequent printings) resulting in some confusion regarding the identification of the true first printing. Jacob Blanck in the "Bibliography of American Literature" (BAL) clearly identified the salient points in 1969; an earlier reference "Jack London: A Bibliography" by Hensley Woodbridge, et al, made some statements in error regarding this title, which still persist. This copy with first printing collation per BAL, and with tipped-in (not sewn) frontispiece, as well as the misplaced comma following the year, 1900, on copyright page (corrected with a period on subsequent printings). These 2 points are found only on BAL first printing collation. (BAL 11869, Sisson & Martens page 2). Minor rubbing to silver cover design, mostly to belt on rear board, bookplate to front pastedown, owner name penned to top of front free endpaper, else very good [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chanticleer Books, ABAA]
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        COLOURED WOODCUT ENGRAVINGS OF CHINESE EROTICA IN SCROLL FORMAT]

      China circa 1900s - Chinese erotica, executed in woodblock and hand-coloured. With five 9.25" x 7.75" erotic drawings in colours. Scroll, with images laid onto the backing and bordered with decorative edging, original materials unrestored. Very well preserved, the images all bright and pristine, the paper on which they are printed fine, the scroll sturdy and in excellent condition. A WELL PRESERVED CHINESE SCROLL INCORPORATING EROTIC IMAGES.

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Effects of Cross and Self Fertilisation in the Vegetable Kingdom [Uncut]

      John Murray, London 1900 - 8vo: viii,487,[1]pp, with one diagram, 109 tables. Original publisher's standard green pebbled cloth, covers paneled in blind, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, black end papers, book plate on front paste down. As with first edition, spine title spells "fertilisation" with a "z," while title page uses an "s." The text of this edition remains unaltered up to p. 370, where the addition of a large footnote necessitated resetting of the remaining pages. A truly superlative example, completely uncut (unopened) and virtually pristine. Freeman 1260. Second Edition, fifth impression. Meant as a complement to "Fertlisation of Orchids," but "too technical and too detailed to command a wide sale." (Freeman) N.B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fine Editions Ltd]
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        Sarah Bernhardt. Portrait photographique de Sarah Bernhardt en pied dans le costume de l'Aiglon, par Paul Boyer, 35 bd des Capucines.

      1900 - Epreuve sur papier (235 x 370 mm), montée sur carton. Envoi autographe signé : « A Mons. Edmond Cornis, Souvenir amical de Sarah Bernhardt 1900 ». Trois ans après le triomphe de Cyrano de Bergerac, Edmond Rostand écrivait L'Aiglon. Le rôle-titre était créé par Sarah Bernhardt à l'âge de 56 ans le 15 mars 1900 dans son propre théâtre au coté de Lucien Guitry dans le rôle de Séraphin Flambeau, le fidèle grognard. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bonnefoi Livres Anciens]
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        GOOPS AND HOW TO BE THEM

      - BURGESS,GELETT. GOOPS AND HOW TO BE THEM: A Manual of Manners for Polite Infants. NY: Frederick Stokes (1900). 4to (8 x 10 1/4"), red pictorial cloth, [88]p., some cover soil and one tiny margin chip, tight and clean and VG+. 1st edition of the first Goop book. Each recto (right hand page) has a poem about positive characteristics and good behavior that a good Goop should have. Text pages are illustrated and facing each poem is a full page illustration - ninety in all. First editions in nice condition are quite scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Der Kilimandjaro

      Dietrich Riemer, Berlin 1900 - Riesen und Studien. 436 pp, Map, pull out folding map in rear, photo with tissue guards, text illustrations. Meyer is the first to have successfully climbed this noted mountain. His book is a landmark of African travel and mountaineering literature. This true first edition in German is beautifully produced with maps, text illustrations and full pahe ill. on extra thick paper. The entire book is printed on very thick coated stock. Bound in printed green cloth, beveled boards. Engraved bookplate of H. Debusmann. The binding is very clean and there is only slight wear at corners (unusual for this thick and heavy book). There is one slight bump on the lower front cover but it is mainly in the beveled board and no obvious until one really looks for it. Almost imperceptible and unobtrusive blindstamp of Munger Africana Library. The outside gutters and inside hinges are firm. I doubt the map has ever been taken out of the map pocket. A lovely collector item. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        TWO VOLUMES OF GENERAL ORDERS FROM THE AMERICAN MILITARY GOVERNMENT IN HAVANA DIRECTING STATE AND LOCAL OPERATIONS AFTER THE SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR, 1899-1900].

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

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        Architektonische Charakterbilder. Eine Auswahl deutscher und fremder baukünstlerischer Werke unserer Zeit. 1. Jahrgang, Lieferung 1-6.

      Ebner Stuttgart 1900 ( Erscheinungsjahr ermittelt, in den beiden Folgejahren erschienen zwei weitere Jahrgänge ) Mit zusammen 96 von 100 Lichtdrucktafeln mit Photographien sowie einigen Illustrationen oder Grundrissen. Jeweils in illustrierter OBroschur, Großfolio ( 45 x 34 cm ). Von den 100 Tafeln fehlen die Tafeln Nr. 11, 56, 62, 69. Auf den großformatigen Tafeln Werke u.a. von: Prof. Gabriel Seidl - Prof. A. Messel - Prof. Otto Rieth (u.a.Palais Staudt, Berlin) - A.L. van Gendt en Zonen - Horta - Hankar - Jules Hoffmann ( Einfamilienhäuser, Avenue Coyels Osy, Antwerpen ) - Otto Nebel - Martin Dürfler - Theodor Fischer - Ed Cuypers - Mutters - F. Brantzky - Emil Seydel (Rathaus zu Linden-Hannover) - F.R.Vogel - H.Schaedtler - M.G.Chedanne - Jacq. Winders - Van Rysselberghe - J.Peters ( Post in Amsterdam ) - Schreiterer & Below ( Synagoge in Köln ) - Hugo Hartung ( Villa Hartung, Grunewald bei Berlin ) - Erdmann&Spindler - Hans Issmayer - Kayser&Groszheim - Bruno Möhring ( Strompfeiler-Portal + Zollhäuschen der Bonner Brücke ) - Souvet - Gautier - Prof.Christoph Hehl - Carl Hengerer - Prof. Hocheder - Zaar&Vahl ( Loggia am Verwaltungsgebäude des Zoologischen Gartens in Berlin ) - Ludwig Otte ( Landhäuser ) - Schreiber&Arend - Prof.Meckel ( Umbauten am Römer in Frankfurt a.M.) - Prof. Emanuel Seid - Frise - Van Bogaert ( Eisenbahnviadukt in Antwerpen ) - G. van Arkel - Berlage ( Feuerversicherungsgebäude in Haag ) - E. Lorenz - Bihl&Woltz ( Friedrichsbau in Stuttgart ) - Düll, Pezold, Heilmayer ( Friedenssäule in München ) - Grässel. Die dargestellten Arbeiten meist aus dem Jugendstil sowie einige aus dem Historismus. Die Lieferungsumschläge teils etwas fleckig und angestaubt sowie teils etwas beschädigt ( meist am schmalen Rücken ). Die Lichtdrucktafeln teils etwas fleckig bzw. etwas fingerfleckig zum Außenrand hin, einige Tafeln mit kleinen Randläsionen oder gering angeknickt. Insgesamt aber von recht guter Erhaltung ( ohne ein möglicherweise ursprünglich vorhandenes Titelblatt oder Inhaltsverzeichnis ). - selten - ( Gesamtgewicht ca. 4000 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Möhring, Architektur, Architekturfotos, Baukunst, Baukünstler, Jugendstil, Horta

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Die Reit- und Fahrkunst in Bildern. Ein Album für Pferdefreunde.

      -,, [Wien, 1900 - [Wien, -, um 1900?]. Quer-8°. o. Pag. [5 Bll. + 77 Tafeln]. Lose Blattsammlung in OLwd.-Mappe. Nicht nachweisbar im KVK. Mit 77 Tafeln. - Leichte Lichtschatten, leicht stockfleckig, leichte Gbrsp. - Sehr seltener Überblick mit Abbildungen zu den Kapiteln Schulreiterei, Campagnereiterei, Circusreiterei und Dressur sowie Fahr- und Anspannkunst des XIX. Jahrhunderts. Deutsch Lose Blattsammlung in OLwd.-Mappe. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        The Natural History of Selborne

      London and New York: John Lane, 1900. Full leather. One volume. Thick octavo. The Natural History of Selborne by Gilbert White, edited with notes by Grant Allen, 48 full page illustrations, 61 small illustrations of cottages, street and wilderness, 73 illustrations of birds etc. Bound by Morley Brothers in full olive green crushed morocco, radiant tan morocco flowers leaves stems inlaid to corners with central swallow birds to to covers, spine gilt in compartments of floral motif, raised bands, gilt title, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper, gilt turn-ins. A beautiful binding. Fine.

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        Déesse des airs".

      1900 - Sculpture en régule bronzé satiné signée dans la sphère et titrée signée sur la térrasse en bois façon marbre, (1900), 74 x 32 x 18 cm. Le sculpteur Jean GARNIER (Mouzeuil 1853-1910) réalise cette oeuvre en hommage aux airs et aux astres figurant une déesse dénudée portant une étoile au dessus de sa tête, ses pieds reposant sur une demi-sphère titrée "Pôle Nord". Infimes usures. Oeuvre originale

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        Ode to a Highflying Bird

      Beat Publications Ltd., London 1900 - Hardcover in acceptable condition. No jacket. This book does not have a publication date. It was not published in 1900. Possibly published 1964. Author's tribute to Charlie 'Yardbird' Parker. White boards are marked and tanned. Leading corners, edges and spine ends are lightly bumped and worn. Minor nick and dent on rear lower edge. Page block and pages are lightly marked and foxed. Light creases on a few pages. Contents remain clear throughout. Binding is sound. HCW [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        König Viktor Emanuel III. von Italien im Manöver" originales Ölgemälde auf Leinwand ca. 46x38 cm; unten links signiert; um 1900

      - Maße im dekorativen leicht bestoßenen Rahmen 64,5x57,5 cm

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Niederbayern]
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        Natural History & Antiquities of Selborne & a Garden Kalendar [2 Volumes]

      S. T. Freemantle, 1900-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. 2 volume set. Limited edition, no. 79 of 160 copies on large paper. Includes both the Letters to Pennant and a Garden Kalendar and Letters to Barrington and the Antiquities. Hand numbered and signed by editor and artists, Bowdler Sharpe, J.G. Keulemans, Herbert Railton, and Edmund J. Sullivan. Publisher's lovely vellum binding. Gilt embossed, hand painted coat of arms on front boards. Top edge gilt. Good bindings and covers. One volume, Letters to Barrington has a stain/discoloration on the front board. Printed on handmade paper. Clean, unmarked pages. Minor toning to edge. Beautiful. Armorial bookplate of Robert William Rogers. "First published in 1789, the main book takes the form of a series of letters to the natural historian Thomas Pennant and the antiquary Daines Barrington, giving a remarkable account of the special habits of the animals he observed. The work 'holds a unique position in English literature as the solitary classic of natural history… an invaluable record of the life work of a simple and refined man who succeeded in picturing himself as well as what he saw. The reader is carried along by his interest in the results of far-sighted observation; but, more than this, the reader imbibes the spirit of the writer which pervades the whole book and endears it to like-minded naturalists as a valued companion'" Cambridge History of English Literature. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.

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        Großes Musterbuch mit Majolika-Figuren.

      Ohne Ort (Ca ) 1900 - (27,5 x 38 cm). Mit 207 fotografischen Tafeln. Halbleinwandband der Zeit. Das umfangreiche aber nicht näher bezeichnete Musterbuch wurde vermutlich von der Majolika-Fabrik Nerbel in Mosbach herausgegeben und gibt einen hervorragenden Überblick über deren gewaltige Produktion sowie über den Zeitgeschmack des ausgehenden 19. Jahrhunderts. Die Tafeln zeigen besonders Figuren und Büsten orientalischer und afrikanischer Männer, Frauen und Kinder, allegorische und Genrefiguren (Zeitungsjunge, Musikanten, Zwerge, Ritter, Landsknechte, Nachtwächter, Mönche, Harlekine, Engel, Wilderer, Goliath, Nibelungen, Fahrradfahrer, Sphinx, Chloe), griechische Fresken, Münchner Kindl, Büsten bedeutender Persönlichkeiten (Richard Wagner, Goethe, Gabelsberger, Gutenberg, Schubert, Beethoven, Napoleon), "ägyptiche" Bücherstützen, figürliche Stehlampen etc. Interessant ist der jeweils mitfotografierte Maßstab, der eine Abschätzung der Größenverhältnisse ermöglicht. - Die erste und letzte Tafel mit senkrechten Knicken. Vorsätze mit geklebten Einrissen und in den Fälzen gebrochen. Einband etwas bestoßen. Insgesamt sauber und gut erhalten

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerhard Gruber]
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        The Century Book of Gardening. A Comprehensive Work for Every Lover of the Garden.

      Folio, handsomely bound in half brown morocco with gilt rules, spine panelled in gilt with gilt leaf centre tools, top edge gilt. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. Spine slightly sunned otherwise a very good copy. First edition.

      [Bookseller: Henry Southern Ltd.]
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        A collection of 5 illustrated chanson manuscripts, of a type popular in France in the first quarter of the twentieth century, particularly among servicemen. The texts are usually composed of popular songs of the day; the illustrations, often derived (sometimes traced) from popular journals and are brightly, even luridly, coloured. Artistic ability is variable, but the images are frequently romantic and suggestive. While not uncommon, when gathered together these notebooks make an interesting study in contemporary popular culture.

      - I. 'J.B'. France, c. 1900.Folio (335 × 210 mm), pp. [98], plus several blank leaves at end. Text in manuscript, full-page illustrations in crayon or pastel. Lightly browned throughout, fragile at edges with minor fraying, all the result of poor quality paper. In original cloth backed notebook. Binding rather worn. A handsome chanson manuscript, anonymous but for the decorative initials 'J.B'. The songs include: 'Le Pigeon blessé', 'Sous les Platanes', 'Carmen', 'Chagrins d'Amour', 'Juanita', 'La Femme est un jouette' and 'Mort pour la France'.II. Émile LEBLOND. Dijon, c. 1904.Manuscript, 4to (214 × 170 mm), pp. 1-12, 17-98, 101-102, 105-270, 280-320, several blanks at rear. Evidence of 3 leaves removed, perhaps by the maker. Numerous drawings in ink and crayon, decorative headings. Original cloth notebook. Rather rubbed. An illustrated chansonnier made by a soldier of the First Artillery, stationed at Dijon. This is an especially full example which gives some unusual details as to its making: Leblond occasionally records the number of weeks he has been in service and there is evidence of carbon tracing, demonstrating the use of illustrations from popular journals in making these chansonniers. The songs include: 'Berceuse militaire', 'L'Africaine', 'Chapeai bas devant la Marseillais', 'Vous êtes si jolie', 'Four frou' and 'Ma Ninette'.III. Yvan LOREAU. Chemillé-sur-Seine, c. 1909.Manuscript, small 4to (216 × 175 mm), pp. [2], 88, ruled paper. Drawings in ink and crayon. Original limp wrappers. Yvan Loreau writes on his title-page that this manuscript was made 'Sur le tour de France' and begun on 11th December 1909. Songs include: 'Voila la Parisienne', 'Le petit coeur de Ninon', 'Ah! Ma p'tit Lili', 'Le ruban bleu de l'hirondelle' and 'Pas sur la bouche'.IV. Alexandre MOULLET, 'le gros bâtarde'. Valence, 1913-14.Manuscript (on squared paper), 4to (222 × 170 mm), pp. [152]. Drawings in ink and crayon, partially unfinished. Some thumbing and fraying, one leaf loose. Original half cloth notebook. An illustrated chansonnier made on the eve of the Great War for one Alexandre Moullet, picturesquely nicknamed 'le gros bâtarde', of the 5eme Régiment d'Artillerie lourde, 8ème batterie, at Valence (Drôme). Songs include: 'Les petites Toulonnaises'; 'Soldat vierge', 'Marins de Marseille', 'Coeur Crise', 'Sur la Riviera' and 'Le dernier Tango'.V. REDON. Valbonne (Ain), 1921.Manuscript on paper, small 4to (216 × 170 mm), pp. [117], plus numerous blanks at rear, numerous drawings in pencil, ink and crayon (a couple cut from newspapers or journals, decorative headings. Original half cloth notebook. Songs include: 'Tu voudrais me voir pleurer', 'La vals du pastis', 'Vous rendez tous les hommes fou' and 'Le train fatale'. One verse is subscribed 'Fait a la Valbonne le 12-12-21 une soiré de grand froid'. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Importance of Being Earnest.

      London: Samuel French Ltd, 26 Southampton St., n.d. [c.1900]. - French's Acting Edition, 'The Dramatic Works of Oscar Wilde' No.1. pp.52. Publisher's decorative pale green paper covers printed in black with 'Gothic' title in two lines (some show the title over three lines, priority unknown). Original price 1d,.6s. Some trivial handling, chip to lower quarter of spine; near fine. An uncommon printing, not quite conforming to Mason's version; the preliminary leaves and adverts were never included here (ie the eralier text) yet the revised (later) address appears on the imprint. In addition, the binding is the earlier wired (not sewn) construction. A bibliographical complexity, but at least it's in nice shape. Mason 384.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Ltd, PBFA, ABA, ILAB]
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        Logische Untersuchungen.

      Leipzig, Verlag von Veit & Comp., 1900. Erster Theil. Prolegomena zur reinen Logik. 8° Oktav, Leinen Die Kapitale sind bestoßen. Der Rücken hat im unteren Bereich einen Kleberest. Der Einband ist etwas fleckig. Die Kopfkanten haben leichte Druckstellen. Die Vorsätze sind stellenweise etwas gebräunt. Der Kopfschnitt ist ergraut. Späterer Privateinband unter Verwendung des Original Broschureinband. Sonst gutes Exemplar Philosophie, Logik, Psychologismus, Argumente, Essays

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        SIX DECADES IN TEXAS OR MEMOIRS OF FRANCIS RICHARD LUBBOCK, GOVERNOR OF TEXAS IN WAR-TIME, 1861-63. A PERSONAL EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS, WAR, AND POLITICS

      Ben C. Jones & Co. Printers, 1900., Austin - First edition. 8vo. Two-tone red leather and black cloth, titles stamped in gold gilt on front cover and spine, Texas star stamped in gold gilt on the front cover, frontispiece [portrait of Governor Lubbock], xvi, 685 pp., author's preface, editor's preface, illustrated, portraits, plates, appendix, index. Illustrated with full page engravings and etchings. Basic Texas Books 130 "Entertaining and forthright, full of humor and entirely lacking in vanity . one of the best accounts of business life in early Texas. He resigned as Governor of Texas during the Civil War to get into the action. He became aide-de-camp to Jefferson Davis .his recollections of the war years are the most extensive in the book. The sections relating to (his) part in the Republic of Texas are the most vivid and useful." He served 63 years in public office. Includes interesting details of early Texas merchant life in Houston. The blue and green floral patterned endpaper is present at the rear flyleaf but missing from the front fly leaf, former owner's inked name on front flyleaf, moderate wear to cloth edges, and spine panel lightly rubbed, else a good, internally clean copy of an elusive title. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA]
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