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        War and Peace

      Walter Scott, UK 1900 - New Edition Circa 1900. Undated. Four volumes bound up as two. Five plates by E H Garrett. Bound in the original cloth. Books are very good+ with quite bright boards.Edges lightly rubbed. Spines a little un-even. Contents good. Light foxing and age toning to some pages. Very un-common set. More images can be taken upon request. Ref11381 Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lasting Words Ltd]
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        Bulwer Lytton's Works 13 volumes

      Mershon Company Press, Rahway, NJ 1900 - Mershon Company Press, Rahway, NJ, circa 1900. Handsome Set. Dark blue cloth with gilt on spine. Pretty floral design at top of spine. No printed publication date, however estimate 1900, (published by The Mershon Company Press, Rahway, NJ, in business between 1899-1906). Includes 13 Volumes: Pelham, (1828); Devereux, (1829); Paul Clifford, (1830); Last Days of Pompeii, (1834) (8 roughly cut pages); Ernest Maltravers, (1837); Night and Morning, (1841); The Last of the Barons, (1843); The Caxtons, (1849); My Novel, (1853); What Will He Do With It?, (1858) (2¿ spot on front cover); A Strange Story, (1862); Kenelm Chillingly, (1873); The Parisians, (1873). Except as noted, volumes in excellent condition. Gilt top edges. Bindings tight. Corners mostly flat (only 5-6 are very slightly bumped). Very minimal shelf rubbing. Gilt bright on all. Blue/cream floral fly pages. No writing, names, or bookplates. Look gorgeous on the shelf. Unusual blue contrasts with often-red sets. Great addition to your library! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Archives de la Commission des Monuments Historiques: Publiees Sous la Patronage de l'Administration des Beaux-Arts (Five volume set)

      Paris: Henri Laurens and Charles Schmid. no date (ca. 1900). Hardcover. Ex-Library. Five volumes, no date (ca. 1900?), hardcovers with gilt stamped maroon cloth boards, folio, illustrated with 500 monochrome plates. Books are ex- library with stickers to spine heels, plates, stickers and stamps to endpapers, no stamps to plates; wear and tearing to spines at hinges and ends, volume two has tape-reinforced spine, edgewear to corners, bindings tender, texts (aside from library marks) unmarked. No DJs. THIS LARGE, HEAVY SET WILL REQUIRE ADDITIONAL SHIPPING FEES.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        Privat angelegtes Scrapalbum mit ca. 150 montierten Grafiken von Haustieren, zum weit überwiegenden Teil Hunderassen aber auch Nutztiere. Angelegt um 1900, die Grafiken aus dem 17. bis 19. Jahrhundert.

      (um 1900). - Folio (30,5 x 42,5 cm). Mit Deckellasche verschließbares Album in genarbtem Ganzmaroquin mit reicher Goldprägung auf beiden Deckeln. Gelenke an den Kapitalen unauffällig alt ausgebessert. Wenige Trägerblatt alt entfernt. Einige Blatt mit Sammlungsstempel im weißen Blattgrund. Insgesamt von schöner Erhaltung. Enthält insgesamt 111 Darstellungen von Hunderassen, darunter zahlreiche kolorierte Tafeln aus Götz Hunde-Gallerie (1. und 2. Auflage), den berühmten Stammbaum der Hunde aus Buffons Histoire Naturelle, sowie diverse Einzelblätter aus Kupferstichfolgen seit dem 17. Jahrhundert (u. a. v. Huet, Barlow, Hillegast/Visscher, Wintter, Howitt, Klein, de Bruyn, Potter, Roos). Ferner 41 Darstellungen von Nutztieren (Schafe & Ziegen) und eine kolorierte Tafel mit Karniggels. Zu den meisten Grafiken finden sich handschriftliche Annotationen des Kompilators mit Angaben über Künstler, Stecher oder Herkunftswerke. 3000 g

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Stefan Wulf]
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      [Seoul n.d. ca 1900-1930's].Brown blind-stamp embossed album. 34 x 26.5 cm., black pages, most are collo-type photos, some. are hand-colored, others are later glossy types, all by and. large clean, all corner mounted, in period album. RARE NICE!. The album contains 23 pages in all, each page with 3 or 4 average per page, total postcard count is 76 in all. * BEGINNING PAGE: The beginning page shows a "Korean District Governor at out," the a "Bird's-eye view of Seoul," which is a very RARE double photo postcard [2 attached]. Then a "View of Seoul City." * * * 1st. page: Begins with a picture of the King's ancient carriage, Koka Gate of Shotoku Palace, Throne Room, and a Korean family of middle class. * 2nd. page: Kokamon Seoul, Nandimon [3 different] photos, two with an electric trolley. * 3rd. page: The mourning dress [man], Full dresses two women: Keenan, A student, * 4th. page: Choson Hotel, Sin Song, guide, Game of checkers, and three lower class women. * 5th. page: The home dress of the Corean gentlemen, + another gentleman, Keenan. * 6th. 2 photos of Keenan girls. * 7th. The lady going out on carriage. Buffalo, vendor, fishers house. * 8th. The Pagoda Park, Seoul 2 each, Seoul Korea in Soul., The East Great Gate. * 9th. Porters of water, a Idol and a carrier, Imperial musicians. * 10th. Washing [clothes in the river] 2 each, harvest of wheat, Corean children collecting Hay. * 11th. The front of Custom House, Chemulpo, Port of Chemulpo. * 12th. Street in Seoul, Nagate Dori Street of Fusan, Corean cottages called Ondoru, the middle below this house Chosan. * 13th. Suckka Tower, Grave of the Monmoo King, Buddha statues. * 14th. Bool Kuk Temple [2 each], Grove of the domestic fowl, stone pond. * 15th. Chosen hotel, Keijo, Temple of Heaven in Choson hotel. Boy's school at Chinnampo [Methodist Episcopal Mission], The Old Korea news agency, Korea Government building. ***** The above are all old collotype photos, probably from 1900-1915 period, some hand-tinted. * Next begins other photo postcards, probably from the 1930's, most are b.w. some color, we state "color" in that case. *****. 16 th. Korean man smoking pipe, women looking at a pond [Keenan ?], Upper class Korean gentleman. * 17th. Royal Assembly Hall, Ferry crossing the river, Fusan Station color, Capitol building. * 18 th. White Buddha temple, Royal Assembly Hall shows 2 girls. * 19 th. City wall and gate Pyong Yang with long penned inscription, Korean women weaving and spinning, basket seller. * 20 th. Water-wheel, a firewood carrier, carriers of timber. * 21 st. Young porter [beggar boy]. Ferry below the Han River, Labor of Corea. * 22. nd. 4 color cards: Government of Korea, two Keenan [?] girls on the pond, Sedan chair, Main street Fusan [a rendering not a photo card. *********** The collection is superb, with great examples of Korean-types, people in native costume at daily chores, and the sights of Korea, its old buildings, temples, waterways and the like. A keen insight to the land, people, customs of old Korea, and the Japanese administration period. *** CAPTIONS: Some captions are in English, others in Japanese, Hangul or Korean. *** Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

      [Bookseller: Rare Oriental Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Frühlingsstraße in Garmisch<

      Original- Ölbild auf Holzplatte mit dunklem Profil- Holzrahmen der Zeit, mit Goldeinlage., Um 1900. - Vita: Hans Frahm, geboren 1864 in Schwerin, Schüler von Angelo Quaglio, Landschaftsmaler in München, um 1900, Jahrhundertwende. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1050 Bildgröße 22 x 33; Gesamt- Größe mit Rahmen 40 x 51 cm.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Antiquariat Schlegl]
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      China n.d. ca. 1900-1901. 3/4 Gilt-stamped leather over buff. cloth, very good, 25 x 29 cm., 30p., 26p. with photos, 2 per. side = total of 104 photographs,16 x 11 cm., all very clean,. albumen type, bit of fading, but clear, strong images. RARE!. This is a wonderful and quite rare album. It shows the German contingent sent to China to join in the defense of foreign embassies in Peking during the 1900 uprising of the siege of the Boxers. The work begins with the group aboard the S.S. Strassburg from Bremen, and their landing in the German colony of Tsingtao, Tsingtau. From there, it was a long trek down to Peking in the snowy winter. Classic photos posed for the camera & history [4 in all]. Arrival in China with more classic poses of the German troops before Chinese sights and in a temple where they were stationed. One shows large wooden cases of their supplies stacked up in the temple garden with the commanders posing for a lovely memor- ial photos. Well taken photographs by the group's photograp- hic officer, nicely composed and carefully taken, these are NOT tourist snap shots ! These average two photos per page. * A group of German military men pose before a wide variety of Chinese pagodas and sights, some in long capes, spiked helmets, with Chinese officials ! Their arrival in Peking during a heavy snowfall in 1900 is documented by a series of superb & rare photographs from the Summer Palace where the lake is frozen ! Magnificent but frozen Peking sights, architectural views, palaces, Germans on the move with horse and carts through the snow as they deployment on orders to defend the foreign legations. Inside a legation taking lunch [tiffin]; outside two or three Chinese Boxers were executed hands bound they lay face down in the snow. More photos of travel along the way, wonderful Chinese scenery & buildings, architecture, snowed in barracks, their visit to the Great Wall in the dead of winter with snow sprinkled all over, a passage through Chinese villages and towns with long columns of German troops. One comic and lovely image of a German dressed in Chinese clothes, another in a Chinese garden. A German celebration, Chinese and German open-air trial where the accused Chinese are on their knees before a magistrate, Germans playing badminton, leisure time in a garden, soldiers packing medical supplies on horses, and German headquarters &c. * PEKING: A lovely series of photos showing the great sites of Peking and the Imperial Palace, large battalion of German soldiers on parade, another shows them marching to a great hall, destruction of Chinese buildings, superb views of fine Chinese architecture, lakes, bridges, bas-reliefs, the Great Buddha with soldiers taking a memorial snap shot. A fascina- ting photo of "Coal Hill" and stunning panoramic bird's eye view of the Forbidden City. Interiors of the Forbidden city, Temple of Heaven, Emperor's throne, the great walled city, Germans guarding Chinese buildings, Japanese Embassy, Chine- ese gates and walls showing Chinese children saluting a German officer. Magnificent temples and Fu-dogs, Germans playing tourists taking commemorative photos before many great sights. Fascinating photographs of ordinary Chinese who mug for the German camera with a German officer standing in the background, pagodas, Chinese officials, and photos of the German cemetery with tribute paid to fallen comrades. Huge temple guardians, stone bride & others. * A final pair of photos grace the last page the upper shows a large contingent of Germans on parade as they are reviewed by their officers on horse-back, the lower shows them aboard a train, in preparations for departure back to Germany, thus ending the album. The remaining five pages are blank. * This album is an excellent example of the German contingent in China during the historic Boxer Rebellion [1900-1901]. It is also a primary record of what they did, where they went, acting as tourists during free moments. Recording photos of the great and small wonders in China, the people and their exotic culture. * This excellent album is in remarkable condition, with tissue guards over each page intact, all are photos neatly laid down and centered, their condition is flawless. While the images have some degree of fading, they are nevertheless still clear and sharp photographs taken by an officer with an excellent Leila [German ?] camera. This bright officer had the great foresight to record this great adventure showing himself and his comrades-in-arms on their sojourn through China to Peking. We thank him for leaving this superb album for posterity. * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

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

      1900. Hi, Here we have a rare 1900 Original Hardback Wisden, it is in Very Good Condition and without restoration. Just the 5th Wisden Hardback. The lettering (gilt) is bright and strong to the front, very slight darkening to the spine gilt which is 100% original. The boards are very good, odd small mark to front and back, the spine cloth is a bit dark but internally this book is Wonderful. The hinges are strong as can be seen in the pictures and the yellow inside pages are very bright as are the white pages that follow. Hardly any foxing and an excellent photoplate a very good copy of this rare Wisden.

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        The Works

      Philadelphia: G. Barrie, 1900. Full leather. Fine. Philadelphia: G. Barrie, Circa 1900s. Full leather. Twelve volumes. Large quartos. The Works of Jean-Baptiste Pocquelin De. Molière. Handsomely illustrated by MM. Louis Leloir, Maurice Leloir, Jacques Leman, Edmond, Hèdouin. This edition is limited to five hundred and fifty copies which this is number 161. Contemporary full grain red morocco. covers with antique gilt panelling consisting of a border frame and delicate thistle corners with gilt rule, spine in gilt decoration in six compartments between raised banding, gilt titles, top edge gilt, inner covers of red and green morocco leather lavishly gilt scrolls and sorrounding paisley forms, green water silk doublures. An exceptionally fine set and a romantic french novelist.

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        Proclamation of Emancipation. Names of Members of Congress Who Voted for the Resolution to Submit to the Legislatures of the Several States the Amendment to the Constitution of the United States Prohibiting Slavery Forever

      Denver: Halsey M. Rhoads. Very Good. Picture. Later printing, circa 1900. Mounted on backing board with crisp edges and a few small soil spots. A calligraphic portrait of Lincoln in which the script of the Emancipation Proclamation forms Lincoln's image within a 9" x 11" decorated oval border, surrounded by the names of the members of Congress who voted for the resolution as a Constitutional amendment. W. H. Pratt designed the original 1865 edition with just the portrait and border, followed by this variation with the additional names. Only one auction record in the last 40 years. The print is scarce in any printing; on OCLC there are five of the 1865 edition, with an additional two variant copies and two of this later edition, at the Lincoln Memorial Library and the Lilly Library. ; 17 3/4" x 14" .

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        The Winning of the West

      G.P.Putnam's Sons, 1900. Hardcover. Good. Four volume set. Published in 1900 by G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York. Books are used in good condition. Covers show use and shelf wear. Gilded top edges. Five maps, 100 templates all in excellent condition. Ex-library books with typical markings and labels.

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        [Photo Album] Views of Mexico

      Mexico City: C. B. Waite, ca 1900. Oblong folio, 31 x 26 cm, consisting of a photograph album with 51 b/w (albumen print) photos, 20 x 13 cm. The photos depict life in Mexico; included are architectural photos, photos of tradesmen, street scenes, parades, and railroads. Waite (1861 - 1927) moved from a studio in El Paso, TX, to Mexico City in 1896 and remained there until sometime around 1916. His extensive output is characterized by an eye for what was considered traditional Mexican. Although somewhat later than Briquet, his photographs are much more difficult to find. This is confirmed as well by the scarcity of library holdings - only the Bancroft has more than a small handful - and the situation is the same at auction, where apparently no album of his is recorded as having appeared to date. The present album is in very good condition; a few of the photos show some fading, but other wise this is a superb collection of Waite's work. The album as well is in excellent condition.

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        Phra Malai (probably).

      Thailand around 1900. A folding manuscript, (leporello, concertino style, accordion style) in original painted brown boards, imitating wood. 670 x 140 mm. With a total lenght of ca. 1450 cm. 94 leaves (188 pages) on thick khoi paper. Cambodian script in black ink. 2 leaves with many corrections. Containg 22 fine coloured miniatures arranged as pairs of paintings at the ends of two pages. Each painting measuring ca. 28 x 18 cm. and runs on two pages each (12 on one side and 10 on the other side). Text in five lines, sometimes between paintings. Well preserved and complete.. "From the early 19th century the didactic account of the monk Phra Malai who journed to heaven and hell was the most prevalent subject of illustrated Thai manuscripts. It is not clear why examples of this story are so rare from the 18th century and before, for it had apparantly been known in Thailand for many centuries. The Phra Malai story derives from a Pali language text thought to have originated in Sri Lanka. A Thai verse setting was composed in the first half of the 18th century by the poet Prince Thammathibet. Other Thai versions of it are anonymous, and hence hard to date. Pali language texts, from Tahiland and other south-east Asian lands such as Burma, Cambodia, and Laos suggest that it may have been composed as early as the 15th or 16th century by learned monks in northern Thailand." (Henry Ginsburg: Thai Manuscript Painting p. 72)

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        The Rulers of the South: Sicily, Calabria, Malta.

      London, MacMillan 1900.2 Bände. Mit 100 Illustration von Henry Brokman und 2 gefalt. Karten.6 Bll., 391 S.; VIII, 1 Bl., 407 S. Rote Maroquinbde. d. Zt. mit reicher Rücken - und Deckenverg., Innenkantenfileten und Goldschnitt. Signiert von dem römischen Buchbinder C. Glinger. 20 x 14 cm. Rücken der prachtvollen Einbände leicht rissig. Frontispiz von Bd. I am seitlichen Rand etwas feuchtfleckig. Bücher en

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        Original Drawing. Babylolia.

      [c.1900?] - Ink, pencil & watercolour on thin paper, with Crane?s illustrated signature at lower left corner. Mounted on cream card. 22 x 28.5cm. A baby boy holding a rattle sits on a cushion alongside two dogs and a host of toys. He is in front of a globe with imaginary locations including the Bay of Milkolia and Lollipopolis. Mother (to the left) and father (to the right) overlook the globe and child from above. The title, Babylolia, illustrated with playing children runs across the centre of the image. An unrecorded illustration by the influential and prolific children?s book illustrator Walter Crane, 1845-1915. Neither the BL or Copac record this title. In addition, the Ashmolean and the Whitworth Art Gallery, both of which hold significant Crane collections, can find no reference to a publication or drawing by Crane under this title. It is likely therefore that this was a personal drawing given as a gift to celebrate the birth or birthday of a friend or relative?s baby.

      [Bookseller: Jarndyce, The 19th Century Booksellers]
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        Paris, Blick über Dächer am Montmartre auf Sacré-Coeur".

      - Farbradierung und Mischtechnik, um 1900, auf bräunlichem Kupferdruckpapier, signiert. 59,5:44,7 cm. Vom Künstler als &#132;épreuve l&#146;artiste" bezeichnet. &#150; Mit Blindstempel in der rechten unteren Ecke. An den Seiten und oben auf die Plattenkante geschnitten, hinterlegte Knickfalte rechts unten außerhalb der Darstellung. Héran war als Graphiker sehr experimentierfreudig. Er hatte damit erst 1896 begonnen und konnte bis 1914 bereits ein &#140;uvre von 183 Blättern vorweisen. &#132;In Paris hat sich Herrmann den Sinn für die feine, delikate &#130;facture&#145; angeeignet; das springt auch in seiner Graphik hinüber. Er ist keinesfalls ein Tüftler und Pedant. Aber es beliebt ihm nicht, seine wohlverstandene Zeichnung und Modellierung durch einen ruddeligen Vortrag zu paralysieren. Im Tiefdruck pflegt er besonders die kalte Nadel und die Schabkunst: für die letztere bedient er sich sehr oft der durch Sandgebläse gekörnten Platten. Sie tragen einen Charakter, der zwischen jenen der Sandpapiermanier und dem eigentlichen gewiegten Mezzotint liegt, nicht so weich und sanft wie diese, nicht so unausgeglichen und zufallsreich wie jene. Dann hat er auch viel mit der Kreide auf Stein gezeichnet" (zit. aus: H. W. Singer, Die moderne Graphik. 2. Aufl. Leipzig, 1920, Ss. 134/135).

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        Partie am Waldrand),

      um 1900. - Über eine leicht gewellte Wiese fällt der Blick auf den Rand eines Mischwaldes. Aquarellstudie auf Papier von Eduard Zetsche, re. u. sign., um 1900. 22 x 14 cm. - Ohne Flecken, lediglich geringe Altersspuren, an den Papierrändern Löcher von Reisnägeln (außerhalb der Darstellung). - Qualitätvolle Aquarellskizze des bekannten Wiener Landschaftsmalers. - Eduard Zetsche: Wien 21.12.1844 - 26.4.1927 ebenda. Zetsche, der zuerst Privatunterricht genoß und später an der Wiener Akademie ausgebildet wurde, wechselte nach der Aufgabe seines Bankberufes zur weiteren Ausbildung nach Düsseldorf, wo er bei Eugen Drücker die spätromantische Landschaftsauffassung überwand. Zetsche beschickte Ausstellungen in Wien, dem Münchner Glaspalast, Berlin und Düsseldorf. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 0

      [Bookseller: Buch- und Kunstantiquariat Tobias Müller]
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        ORIGINAL HAND-PAINTED COLOR OTSU-E. [An Original Otsu-e Color Painting of a Samurai]

      AN ORIGINAL HAND-PAINTED COLOR OTSU-E FOLK ART PAINTING [Otsu n.d. ca. 1900, - n.p.]. Single sheet painting, 25 x 71cm., very good, hand-painted on thin hand-made Washi paper,polychrome color, a few old mends on the verso, else clean,good solid color, unsigned as usual. OBSCURE ORIGINAL ART Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2016Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        The Arabian Nights and the Supplemental Nights

      Printed by the Burton Club for Private Subscribers Only, London 1900 - London: Printed by the Burton Club for Private Subscribers Only, No Date Circa 1900s. Leather_bound. Seventeen volumes. Octavo. The plain and literal translation of the arabian nights entertainments now entituled the book of the THOUSAND NIGHTS AND A NIGHT with introduction explanatory notes on the manners and custom of moslem men and a terminal essay upon the history of the night. And with SUPPLEMENTAL NIGHTS to the book of the Thousand nights and a night, with notes anthropological and explanatory. Limited to one thousand sets which this is number 429, illustrated throughout to frontipiece with tissue guard.Beautifully bound in three quarter wine morocco, spine gilt decorations in compartments with green onlays of crescent moon, gilt titles, raised bands, top edge gilt, decorative endpaper. A splendid set.

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      New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers,. 1900. original decorated blue cloth, front panel stamped in white, light green, and silver, spine panel stamped in white.. Bookplate of T. Zurbrugg affixed to front paste-down (Theophilus. Zurbrugg founded the Philadelphia Watch Case Company, which became. the world's largest manufacturer of pocket watch cases). Gift. inscription from R. W. Kessting to the Hon. James H. Fleming, an. advocate for "free silver," dated 1 January 1901 on front free. endpaper. Mild flaking to white stamping, a very good copy. (#151885). First edition. Signed and dated January 1901 by Serviss on the verso of the front free endpaper. The second of four science fiction novels by Serviss, the first to be published as a book. Basically, a catastrophe novel. Following the discovery of a rare metal that replaces gold as the world's monetary standard human greed reduces the moon to rubble and the earth narrowly escapes destruction. "Serviss's best story." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1996. Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 1-148. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 681. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 26. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 192. Locke, Voyages in Space 190. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 81. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 177. Reginald 12902. Wright (III) 4869.

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        Bronzierte Kaminuhr. Ein junges Liebespaar umrahmt die Uhr und das Mädchen ritzt die Anfangsinitialen in einen Baumstumpf einer Eiche.

       Die Kaminuhr ist 31 cm maximal breit, 30 cm maximale Höhe bei einer Tiefe von 10 cm. Das emaillierte Uhrenzifferblatt ist gemarkt mit *Conrad Felsing, Brüderstrasse No. 20, Berlin*, das Uhrwerk innen ebenfalls gemarkt mit *Conrad Felsing, Berlin* sowie der Typenbezeichnung *5453* der untere Sockel der Uhr verso gemarkt mit *10 Ph. Mouray*. Die Uhr wohl aus bronziertem Eisen (?) mit einer bronzenen Schmuckblende und bronzenen Applikationen am Sockel und Aufbau der Uhr. Das Pendel und der Schlüssel liegen lose bei, ebenso ein loses kleines Teil ( ein kleiner abgebrochener Ast oben an der Uhr ). Die Uhr ist nicht richtig funktionstüchtig, das Ziffernblat ist etwas fleckig, die Uhr teils berieben bzw. teils etwas oxydiert. Wohl um 1900 herum gefertigt. ( Gewicht 3000 Gramm ). Die Uhr steht auf einem schwarzlackiertem Holzsockel, dieser verso handschriftlich beschriftet ( unleserlich ), der Holzsockel stärker berieben sowie mit kleiner Beschädigung. Der Glassturz hierzu fehlt. >>> Willibald Albert Conrad Felsing: Deutscher Uhrmacher.Felsing wurde um 1878 in Berlin als Sohn von Hofuhrmacher Albert Karl Julius Felsing geboren. Er übernahm nach dem Tod seines Vaters 1901 die Firma Conrad Felsing in Berlin. Ein Teil des Geschäftshauses wurde von Willibald Felsing an den Optiker und Instrumentenmacher Oskar Messter vermietet, der hier das erste Berliner Filmstudio einrichtete. Hierdurch erlangte Felsing Kontakte mit der Theater und Filmwelt, was später auch seiner Nichte Marlene Dietrich nutzte, die ihn Onkel Willi nannte. Das Schaufenster der Firma neben dem Hotel Adlon, ganz in der Nähe vom Brandenburger Tor, war weitbekannt und in jedem Baedeker als ein Wahrzeichen von Berlin aufgeführt. Hier pendelte eine der zentralen Anzeige der Zeit in Berlin - hierum acht kleinere Zifferblätter mit Angabe der Zeit in London, New York, San Francisco, Tokio, Bangkok, Karatchi, Teheran und Moskau. 1924 gründete Willi König und Willibald Albert Conrad Felsing aus dem \"Zentralverband der Deutschen Uhrmacher\" die Firma \"Markenuhr GmbH\". Als Marke wurde ZentRa verwendet bzw. übernommen. 1927 wurde daraus die \"ZentRa Garantiegemeinschaft e.V.\" gegründet. Ab 1940 war die Firma an den Fertigstellungsarbeiten der A. Lange & Söhne Beobachtungsuhr Kaliber 48 beteiligt. Die Firma Conrad Felsing blieb bis zm Ende des Zweiten Weltkriegs in ihrem Geschäft in der Straße Unter den Linden in Berlin bis zur Zerstörung tätig. <<< ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Felsing, Conrad Felsing, Uhr, Uhrmacher, Berlin, Kaminuhr, Tischuhr, Liebespaar, Google, Marlene Dietrich, Mouray, Johann Felsing, Willibald Felsing

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      [c1900]., 1900. Subtitled "A Powerful Play of New York Life." A handsome 21"x38" poster by Otis Lithograph depicts a tough, Irish-looking plainclothesman, wearing a derby hat and with his NYPD badge on his shirtfront, glowering at a young woman and asking her the question, "Haven't we your picture at headquarters?" Lithographed in five or six colors in warm pastel grays and browns predominating. Near fine, professionally presented with acid-free archival mats, background protection to the picture, and beautifully matted and framed. [ADC/6/98/ODSSS].

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      LONDON : E. DEMIDOFF , 1900. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. TITLE: AFTER WILD SHEEP IN THE ALTAI AND MONGOLIA By E. DEMIDOFF (PRINCE SAN DONATO) 1900 With Map and 82 Illustrations (SCARCE!) AUTHOR: E. DEMIDOFF PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) / COPYRIGHT: ROWLAND WARD, LONDON 1900 EDITION: First Edition ISBN: None CATEGORY: Adventure, Safari, Super Rare, Regional BINDING/COVER: Hardback without dust jacket COLOR: Grayish Light Blue SIZE: 6 ½ x 9 (approximately) PAGES: 324 plus a few ad pages. CONDITION: The outside is in good condition; there are minor scrapes or rubs to the corner edges (tips) of the boards; there is a mild age tone to the spine and the edges of the boards. The inside of book is in really good condition; the zebra gutter of the front pastedown and first front free endpaper has the smallest size line chip or age separation; the pastedown and front free decorated endpaper are partially stuck together at the very edge of the gutter (possible glue or could have been published as such); the back of the zebra decorated endpapers have light age foxing or age shadow browning; there is no other foxing present in the book. Book is without marks or writings, pages are clean and book is tight and sturdy. All the pages are present in book. The foldout map at the back is in good plus condition. Good++ (for age)/None dust jacket condition as issued. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: With 82 Illustrations and Map (present at the back). THIS BOOK IS SUPER SCARCE WITH ONLY TWO OTHER 1900 FIRST EDITIONS FOUND FOR SALE ON THE INTERNET AT THE TIME OF THIS RESEARCH, AND THIS COPY IS BY FAR THE BEST CONDITIONED!! COMPETITIVE PRICING! Once paid, book(s) will ship immediately to customer (it's on the way), you are welcome to email about shipment date! We offer free gift wrapping year round on all our products regardless of item's cost. REFUNDS: All ViewFair books, prints, and manuscript items are 100% refundable up to 14 days after item is received. InvCodePrc E H V VIEWFAIR BOOKS: RSTC 004790 We support FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY nationwide with donations and purchases. .

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        ?uvres de Paul Hervieu

      Paris: Alphonse Lemerre, 1900. 4 vols. 12mo. Full red morocco, a.e.g. With crown and initials "C.B." at bottom of each volume's spine in gilt, joints rubbed, else fine. 4 vols. 12mo. Inscribed in each volume on the half-title to La Countesse de la Baume. Provenance: La Countesse de la Baume (inscriptions from the author and intials stamped on spines); Louis Auchincloss (his bookplate in each volume, photo laid-in)

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        Der Kilimandjaro. Reisen und Studien.

      Berlin, Verlag Dietrich Reimer 1900; EA; ca 31x21 cm; XVI, 436 Seiten mit 4 chromolith. Farbtafeln, 16 Tafeln in Lichtdruck, 20 Tafeln in Buchdruck, 103 Textabbildungen und 2 farbige Karten; ill. Originalleinwandeinband (Einband minimal fleckig, kleiner Stempel auf Vorsatz, ersten ca 50 Seiten mit winzigem Feuchtigkeitsrand rechts außen; gutes Exemplar)Versand D: 2,00 EUR Afrika; Ostafrika

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        Alter Spazierstock aus Elfenbein und Bein.

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

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        A History of Banking in the United States

      New York: Bradford Rhodes & Company, 1900. 880pp. EX-LIBRARY with usual markings. Buckram binding. Covers show a little fraying at edges. Marks/chips to title page and frontispiece at edges and near binding. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good-.

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        Quand j'étais photographe - préface de Léon Daudet (envoi autographe de Nadar) COPY SIGNED BY NADAR

      Paris, Ernest Flammarion 1900 - In-12° broché, couverture imprimée originale jaune ornée d'une vignette, exemplaire en parfait état - On distinguera juste un petit manque angulaire au coin inférieur du deuxième plat. Bel envoi autographe de Nadar sur la page de garde au Docteur Cabanes. Quand j&#146;étais photographe a paru en 1900 alors que Nadar avait quatre-vingts ans. Il s&#146;agit d&#146;une suite de récits dans lesquels le célèbre photographe, qui fut aussi nouvelliste, caricaturiste et aéronaute, raconte ses expériences les plus surprenantes, dont les premières photographies aérostatiques effectuées en ballon ou ses déambulations dans "Paris souterrain", des anecdotes liées aux gens qu&#146;il photographie, aux artistes et inventeurs qu&#146;il fréquente. Nadar excelle dans le détail drôle, le portrait-charge, la mise en scène comique. Vif et cocasse, son style appartient à ce journalisme boulevardier qu&#146;il a lui-même longtemps pratiqué dans Le Charivari ou la Revue comique. On trouvera, dans la présente sélection, des anecdotes sur l&#146;émerveillement ou l&#146;incrédulité que suscite la photographie, le récit des péripéties occasionnées par les fameux voyages en ballon ou des réflexions sur la portée d&#146;un procédé technique en train de devenir un art. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Album containing unique panorama photographs of Zanzibar and Madagascar.

      [Zanzibar, Madagascar, Mayette, November 1900.] - Oblong album (25 × 34 cm) with 47 silver gelatin print photographs, many with handwritten captions in French. 10, [10 blank] ff. The photographs vary in sizes, measuring from 8 × 5.5 cm to 27 × 20.5 cm. The 30 panorama photographs measure 17.5 × 5.5 cm. Brown cloth album made by M. Andouard in Paris, with patterned endpapers. A unique set of views from Zanzibar and Madagascar, taken five years after the French military intervention of 1894-95 and subsequent conquest of the Merina Kingdom on the island of Madagascar by France. The unidentified photographer and his fellow traveller are seen in three photographs, the man sporting a white coat and white pith sun helmet, the French tropical style first used by white colonial troops in 1878, suggesting his involvement in the French colonial army. Their visit took place during the final years of Tippu Tip's notorious slave trading activities in Zanzibar. - The first views of Zanzibar are dated 28 November 1900, where the caption indicates a worker's strike. Here, straw home villages are captured in uncommon panoramic villages, as are harbour views, and a wide malécon or boardwalk. A highlight of this album is the large, full page photograph of an Arab caravan marching along the beach. Even rarer are at least 5 photographs taken in Mayotte, affording us highly uncommon scenes of the island nation's pre-development era. A mere handful of wood plank and thatched roof dwellings are present, and some local fishermen. - In good condition with a few of the photographs slightly faded. Front endpaper clipped. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Winning of the West: The Daniel Boone Edition.

      New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons. The Knickerbocker Press, 1900. Limited edition, number 156 of 200 copies. Quarto, 4 volumes. Bound in contemporary three quarters green morocco and marbled paper boards, marbled endpapers. The manuscript page in this copy contains the text that can be found in volume four, page four, the chapter St. Clair's Defeat, the text beginning with "of Holland willed to take possession" and ending with "devoted their energies to colonization." Portrait frontispiece with facsimile signature in volume one, illustrated throughout, with frontispieces in each volume, folding maps, and other plates. In near fine condition. A very nice set. "The Winning of the West remains one of the greatest works of western history. . . . [It] reflects the character of its author. It is sometimes quirky and full of prejudices and blind spots, but it is cultivated and sweeping in its learning and encompassing in its judgments" (John Milton Cooper Jr).

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        Drawing "View of a Cliff in Soghanlü Dere (Onion Valley)" for The Century article Troglodyte in Cappadocia by J.R. Sitlingrton Sterrett

      1900. 9 3/4x12in. Fine. 9 3/4x12in. Harry Fenn was an English-born American illustrator, landscape painter, etcher, and wood engraver. Fenn began his artistic career as a wood engraver but quickly switched to drawing for illustration and watercolor painting. His works as an engraver were first commissioned in 1867 (dated 1868) for Whittier's Snow-Bound published by Boston's Ticknor and Fields for the Christmas trade. He was a skilled and successful illustrator in the United States in the latter part of the nineteenth century, which was a time when illustrations in periodicals and books were the primary means of visual image sharing. He illustrated landscapes throughout the world, especially the United States, as well as recreated depictions of architecture and plant life. His enormous popularity informed the public about distant lands and led the middle class to appreciate printed pictures as works of art.

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        Anatomische Tafel: Venen und Adern. (Pendant zu Nr. 8355)

      o. O. o, J. ( um 1900) - 184 x 71 cm grosse zweifarbige ( rot und blau) Tafel des Körpers zeigt den Blutkreislauf der Venen und Adern, Körperteile mit Nummern versehen, vierteilig auf Leinen gezogen, gerollt und mit Holzleisten versehen, gestempelt [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Anatomische Tafel: Venen und Adern.

      o. O. o, J. ( um 1900) - 184 x 71 cm grosse zweifarbige ( rot und blau) Tafel des Körpers zeigt den Blutkreislauf der Venen und Adern, Ausschnitte von Herz, Aorta und Füssen, Körperteile mit Nummern versehen, vierteilig auf Leinen gezogen, gerollt und mit Holzleisten versehen, gestempelt [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Writings

      Boston: Dana Estes and Company, 1900. Leather bound. Fine. Boston: Dana Estes and Company, 1900s. Leather bound. Twenty-six volumes. Octavo. The Writings of John Ruskin. The Illustrated Cabinet Edition. Titles included Modern Painters, Stone of Venice, Two Paths Love's, Meinie Val D' Arno, Ethics of The Dust, Praeterita, Crown of Wild Wild Olive, Munera Pulveris, St. Mark Rest, Lecture on Art. Bound in three quarter green morocco, marbled boards, gilt floral decoration to spine, raised bands, gilt title, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper, A splendid set.

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        La Legende de Saint Julien L'Hospitalier.

      London: Eragny Press, sold by Hacon & Ricketts, 1900. Wood engraved frontispiece, border and initials designed by Lucien Pissarro and engraved by Lucien and Esther Pissarro. One of 226 copies. Printed in Vale type on Arnold's handmade paper. 12mo., linen backed blue paper covered boards. A really fresh, crisp copy, with very occasional spotting to the edges of 8 leaves. In 1896 Camille Pissarro suggested that Lucien should think of printing works by Flaubert which were not in copyright which led to him printing these three short stories in a uniform Kelmscott-style binding.

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      [ca.1900] - Broadside, 21 1/2 x 15 3/4 in., printed in six columns. Uniformly browned, old fold lines, with some minor chipping and wear along folds, affecting some letters in the text. Archivally deacidified, and backed with thin paper. This newspaper broadside prints the text of the Creek Treaty, as approved by the Senate of the United States on February 26. "Printed copies cannot be had from Washington for some days [and] [t]he heading and the signatures are omitted for convenience" in this special edition. According to the treaty, Creek lands were to be divided, appraised, and allotted, as per the Dawes Commission. "All citizens who were living on the first day of Apri[l], eighteen hundred and ninety-nine, entitled to be enrolled under section twenty one of the act of congress, approved June twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, entitled "An act for the protection of the people of the Indian Territory, and for other purposes," shall be placed upon the rolls to be made by said commission under said act of congress." Allowances were made for the several schools, boarding schools, and orphanages operating on the reservations. Each citizen on the rolls was to be allotted 160 acres of land. This weekly newspaper was published in Indian Territory [Oklahoma] between 1896 and Oct. 1910, and was succeeded by the "Holdenville Democrat." The editor Isaac Warren Singleton (1863-1940) had previously published the "Indian Journal" in Eufaula. According to Carolyn Thomas Foreman's work "Oklahoma Imprints, 1835-1907," [Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 1936, p. 188]: "The 'Times' was the pioneer paper and in 1901 Singleton, the editor and founder, was also mayor of the town." Original copies of it are scarce in institutional holdings. OCLC lists only two locations: Oklahoma Historical Society and Oklahoma State [microfilm], available for a limited number of issues, seemingly none for 1900. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Beau plan au 10.000 rehaussé en couleur de la route Nationale 10 de Bordeaux (Quartier de la Bastide) à Saint André de Cubzac, en passant par Cenon, Carbon-Blanc, Sainte-Eulalie, Ambarès, La Grave, Saint Vincent de Paule [ Vers 1900 ]

      1900 - 1 plan rehaussé en couleurs (fleuve, limites des communes, route nationale 10), avec 2 soufflets, 222 cm. Très joli plan rehaussé en couleurs. Langue: Français [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Boswell's Life of Johnson. Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides and Johnson's Diary of a Journey Into North Wales. In six volumes

      Oxford: At the Clarendon Press 1887. Complete in 6 volumes. Bound in a full stout chocolate morocco. Raised bands to spine. All edges gilt. Blind-ruled borders to boards with gilt Eton coat of arms to front & rear boards. Eton prize inscription to first blanks. Minor marks to boards. Frontis to each volume and folding document in vol. III. Spine lettering bright. An attractive VG to Near Fine set. . Very Good. Full Morocco. First Thus. 1900. 8vo..

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        The Shadowy Waters.

      London: Hodder and Stoughton., 1900. Small quarto. Original cloth over bevelled boards, front board decorated with rose and fallen petal tooled in gilt, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut. Half-title present, contemporary ownership inscription to title page, bookseller's stamp and label to front endpapers. Some rubbing to extremities, head and tail of spine chipped, foxing to endpapers, otherwise text block very clean, a good copy. First edition, first impression of Yeats's lyrical, visionary play which tells a story of love between Forgael, a dreamer-pirate, and Dectora, a proud queen whose ship he captures.

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        Overland" to China, The

      White Lotus, New York 1900 - Overland" to China, The [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Essays of Maeterlinck. Plays of Maeterlinck.

      New York. Dodd, Mead & Company. No date. Ca. 1900. SET OF 19 LEATHERBOUND VOLUMES, one black and white frontispiece illustration with tissue guard, page count: 241, xxi 353, 427, xx 335, 348, 371, 232, 258, 409, 330, xv 183, 277, 287, vii 179, 205, 208, 209, xxvi 165, 131, 7 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches, top edge gilt other two edges un-cut, gilt dentelles, decorative gilt leather covered boards (hardbound). Various pages unopened, name plate on free endpaper of each volume. In near fine condition with fading to spines, 1/8 x 1/4 inch lightly abraded spot on back cover to the upper left side of spine (Vol.13). This is the autograph edition, with author's signature in the first volume of the Essays and the first volume of the Plays. Volumes 1 to 10 are the Essays of Maeterlinck, volumes 11 to 19 are the Plays (as marked on the Spine, although Volume 19 contains the Poems. Vol.1 Treasure of the Humble, Vol. 2. Wisdom and Destiny, Vol.3 The Life of the Bee, Vol.4 Buried Temple, Vol. 5 Double Garden, Vol.6 Measure of the Hour, Vol.7 On Emerson, Vol. 8 Our Eternity, Vol.9 Unknown Guest, Vol. 10 The Wrack of the Storm, Vol.11 Sister Beatrice and Ardiane & Barbe Bleue, Vol.12 Joyzelle and Monna Vanna, Vol.13 Blue Bird, Vol.14 Mary Magdalene, Vol.15 Pelleas & Melisande, Vol.16 Princess Maleine, Vol.17 The Intruder, Vol.18 Aglavaine & Selysette, Vol.19: Poems.

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      New York, London, Montreal: The Abbey Press Publishers,. [1900]. title page printed in orange and black, original pictorial gray cloth, front panel stamped in silver, brown and black, spine panel stamped in black, all edges untrimmed.. Private owner's ink stamp on front and rear paste-downs. Narrow strip. of light fading to top edge of front and rear covers, a nearly fine. copy. (#150856). First edition. Lost race adventure novel set in mainly in India in the 1850s, concerning the efforts of an occult brotherhood to acquire ancient Egyptian manuscripts in the possession of a people of Indian origin who fled from foreign invaders many centuries earlier and who inhabit a vast subterranean world under the Arabian Sea. Teitler (2013) 576. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978) or Reginald (1979; 1992).

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        [Kaiser Wilhelm II]. [Illustrated Manuscript]. ["Hoch der Kaiser Myself Und Gott"]

      S.l. (USA), 1900. Very good antiquarian condition. Small 4to., handwritten poem of 26 leaves, with 13 original ink drawings and 13 single-size text leaves. Contemporary boards attached with 2 pieces of twine strings (evidence of 2 additional stitching holes). Written on "Victory Bond" paper. Curious American manuscript, containing poems satirizing Kaiser Wilhelm II, illustrated throughout with military costume and caricatures of Wilhelm and his contemporaries including Victoria I and Bismarck. Although now virtually forgotten, the poem was one of the most famous of its day, and created a worldwide sensation: "It sang itself around the world and opened the ears of countless authors, editorial writers, students of political affairs, cartoonists, and others who make up the world of political sentiment [...] This bit of doggerel - its author would hardly claim more for it - focussed the eyes of many thinking men, the world over, upon Germany. Inferentially it revived the warnings, so repeatedly ignored, of the rapidly increasing power of Prussian militarism. It caused attention to be turned to the powerful military machine that Germany was building up" (SOURCE: Randolph Wellford Smith, "The Sober World" (1919) pp. 63-65. The verses are written in a "hybrid" of English and German, and ridicule Wilhelm's 'Declaration of the Divine Right of Kings.' It was recited by an American naval officer, Captain (later Rear-Admiral) Joseph B. Coghlan, at a dinner in New York in 1898, and nearly cost him his captaincy; the scandal escalated into an international incident and embroiled the United States government with Germany. In the present manuscript the illustrations and text were copied from the 1900 Abbey Press edition of "Hoch der Kaiser: Myself Und Gott" by Alexander McGregor Rose (see below) with illustrations by Jessie A. Walker. The manuscript does not have any title-page or mention of the "Hoch der Kaiser"; instead it is simply signed by the scribe "Belle Crofoot / Dec. 25, 1900." Crofoot is an uncommon last name, but it seems to have been slightly more common in North America than in England. Certainly the paper is American. As we learn from "Post's Mill Directory for 1910," paper watermarked "Victory Bond" was manufactured in American Writing Paper Co., Holyoke, Mass., and Midland Paper Co., Chicago. In the quasi-German text are substituted v for w, t for d, d for th, and f for v. The first stanza reads (in plain English): "The Kaiser of the Fatherland / And God on high all things command, / We two! Oh! don't you understand? / Myself -- and God." Frederick Wilhelm Viktor Albert of Hohenzollern, Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany, reigned from 1888 until he was forced to abdicate in 1918. In the present poem, Alexander McGregor Rose suggests that the Kaiser is "grosser" than his great ship, the so-called "Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse," a huge four-stack ship which had her maiden voyage in 1897, from Bremerhaven to New York. Alexander MacGregor Rose (1846-1898) was born in Banffshire, Scotland, and graduated from the University of Aberdeen in 1867. He became an ordained minister in 1875; by 1879 he was bankrupt and in disgrace. Abandoning his wife and family, he arrived in New York in 1879. For the rest of his life he was an itinerant journalist, drifting all over the country, and wandering great distances (e.g. San Francisco, Toronto, Montreal, and points in between). "Hoch der Kaiser" became so popular in decades before World War I that his very authorship of the poem was forgotten. The poem is today recognized as a model of its kind, for which see Caroline Blyth's "Decadent Verse: An Anthology of Late-Victorian Poetry, 1872-1900" (2011) no. 342, in which the poem is reprinted in full.

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        The Writings

      New York and London: Edinboro Publishing Company, 1900. Full Leather. Fine. New York and London: Edinboro Publishing Company, No Date. Circa 1900s. Full Leather. Sixty volumes. Quarto.The Complete Writings of Charles Dickens. (This edition is scarce and limited to fifteen set published). Extra illustrated with approximately one hundred sixty-nine watercolours signed by Joseph Clayton Clark (KYD), Gabriel, H.C. Green, and other illustrations are in black and white pastedown. Luxurious and superb early twentieth-century continental full red crushed morocco, Outter and inner boards with a central onlay design of red and green morocco with elaborately entwining gilt decorations foliage, and gilt ruled line and with thistle design to corners of borders, spine is in six compartments with in similar style of floral onlays, second and third compartments are in gilt titles, all edges gilt, green water silk doublures. This is an extra illustrated copy of the Chapman and Hall Large Paper Edition of the works of Charles Dickens and extended with illustrations by Edinboro Publishing Company. Published beautifully with richly illustrations and lavishly bound.

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        Julius und Maria oder der kindlichen Liebe Macht und Herrlichkeit.

      Breslau,Verlag von Eduard Trewendt, 1900 - Dritte Auflage mit 4 Stahlstichen,ungefähr 1900,Halbleinen,Einträge im Vorsatz,geringe Gebrauchsspuren,alles gut erhalten. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 550 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Château de la Cordelière, 1896-1900. Propriété de Monsieur le Vicomte Chandon de Briailles [Associated with Chandon Winery; RARE]

      NP, [France] 1900 - Oblong Folio. Unpaginated. Blind-stamped green cloth. Marbled endpapers. Rare architectural survey of the Château de la Cordelière, belonging to the founder of the renowned Chandon Winery. Beautifully illustrated with 1 floor plan and 35 b/w photographic plates on thick cardboard. Each photograph measures 9" x 11 3/4". Some age wear on binding with rubbing and abrasion along edges. Age toning on title page and along paper margin. Sporadic and minor oxidation along edges of a few photographs. Binding in overall poor. Interior in good, photographs in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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