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        The Historical Works of William Harrison Ainsworth. Illustrated by George Cruikshank, Hablot K. Browne (Phiz), John Gilbert, John Franklin and Toni Johannoi. (In 16 Volumes). I. Auriol or The Elixer of Life. 2. Boscobel of The Royal Oak. 3. Crichton. 4. T

      London. George Routledge. c. [1900].. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s) 8vo, 22cm, various paginations, engraved half-titles, 16 engraved frontispieces with tissue guards, extensively illustrations with engraved plates from illustrations by George Cruikshank, in contemporary half pollished crimson calf, gilt decorated raised bands, with gilt decorated borders and full decorations in the panels, gilt spine titles, marbled boards, gilt ruled boarders, matched marbled endpapers, t.e.g., each volume with heraldic bookplate, Note*, a near fine set (). ~ The best known historical novels of popular Victorian writer, William Harrison Ainsworth (1805-1882). Extensively illustrated and attractively bound in fine binding, signed "The Times Book Club". PROVENANCE: With the heraldic book-plates of American entrepreneur, Marshall Field, founder of the Chicago-based department store chain, Marshall Field & Company (later Macy's). Note*. The black title labels have turned to a light brown and somewhat match the spine colour (perhaps an original glue problem as the spines are not faded) all stamping is clear. No other sets of this issue on ABE. .

      [Bookseller: Patrick McGahern Books, Inc. (ABAC)]
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        CLICHÉS & GRAVURES

      Paris, France: Deberny & Cie, 1900. quarter cloth, decorated paper-covered boards, paper front cover label. Type Specimens. 4to. quarter cloth, decorated paper-covered boards, paper front cover label. unpaginated. Text in French. A catalogue of type specimens offered by the Deberny firm, mainly pictures and engravings. Includes military symbols, sports symbols, page headings, children's scenes, religious subjects, letterheads, and ornaments. The title page mentions the firm's participation in a competition in 1900, thus dating this work. The Deberny firm traces its origins to the early 19th century, including a brief connection with the French writer Honoré de Balzac. Label on front cover lightly soiled.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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        New York Sunday Journal.

      New York: New York Sunday Journal, ca. 1900.(). Poster. 21.75 x 15.5 inches. Tears and bits missing.

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        Le fondeur. La coulée.

      Paris, Chaix & De Malherbe, 1900.(). Lithograph. 1195 x 795 mm. 50 mm margins.Mounted on Linen. For the Pavillon de la Métallurgie at the Exposition Universelle. Dry stamp beneath the image: Exposition 1900. Musées Centennaux. Exemplaire No. 113. Deltei. no. 41 (with wrong height dimension); das Frühe Plakat, no. 134.

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        Hand Tinted Photograph [Tintype]

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

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        Hunting

      London: J.M. Dent, 1900. One of 150 copies, of which this is number 20, bound into full vellum with gilt decoration to the boards and the spine. Illustrated throughout with litographic plates, one of which seems to be a duplicate laid in. Bound in ribbon marker. Slight curl to the boards; faint browning to the outer page edges.. Limited Edition. Full Vellum. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo.

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        LA LOCOMOTION A TRAVERS L'HISTOIRE ET LES MOEURS

      Paris, Société d'Editions Littéraires et Artistiques, Librairie Paul Ollendorff, 1900 [impr. Renouard et Chamerot]. - par Octave Uzanne, illustrations dans le texte et hors-texte de Eugène Courboin. Nombreuses reproductions d'estampes anciennes. Paris, Société d'Editions Littéraires et Artistiques, Librairie Paul Ollendorff, 1900 [impr. Renouard et Chamerot]. 1 volume grand in-4 (29 x 21,5 cm) de XX-281-(2) pages. 20 gravures hors-texte sous forme de triptyques aquarellées par Eugène Courboin (volets décorés Art Nouveau par Léon Rudnicki). Reliure de l'époque demi-chagrin rouge à larges coins, dos à nerfs ornés dans les entre-nerfs d'un fer spécial (locomotive à vapeur). Excellent état de l'ensemble, à l'état proche du neuf. Reliure signée Victor Champs. Édition originale. Tirage à 1.570 exemplaires numérotés (1.500 ex. sur vélin teinté ; 60 ex. sur Japon Impérial et 10 ex. sur Japon, format colombier). Celui-ci, 1 des 1.500 exemplaires sur vélin teinté. Après quelques Propos avant-coureurs ou Documents accumulateurs de ce livre ou encore Essai bibliographique et iconographique (en réalité bibliographie des plus complètes sur le sujet des transports en tous genres depuis l'antiquité jusqu'à la fin du siècle, qui occupe les XX premières pages), on trouve les chapitres suivants : La locomotion dans l'antiquité (origines - Chine - Egypte - Inde - Perse - etc.) - La locomotion à travers l'univers (hier et aujourd'hui) - La locomotion publique, privée et royale, les transports en commun tant au moyen-âge que pendant la Renaissance et jusques à Henri IV (la cavalerie, la chevalerie et l'artillerie - routes et voies de communication) - Carrosses et entrées solennelles (fêtes de gala, cérémonies funèbres, religieuses et militaires, cavalcades, carroussels et coches) - XVIIIe siècle (les chaises à porteurs, les carrosses sous Louis XV (la locomotion sous la révolution, les premières diligences, etc.) - La locomotion depuis la révolution - Les chemins de fer (emploi de la vapeur - les premières locomotives) - Tramways, Automobiles et Cycles (importance de la locomotion parisienne - etc.) - La locomotion à côté (véhicules de divers usages) - La locomotion au XXe siècle (les progrès de l'automobilisme). Compte tenu de la date d'édition de cet ouvrage, l'aviation n'est pas traitée dans ce volume. Il faudra attendre la nouvelle édition de 1911 pour avoir une dernière partie entièrement consacrée à ce sujet. On trouvera difficilement un ouvrage aussi complet et aussi richement et artistiquement illustré sur le sujet. Bel exemplaire finement relié par Victor Champs, l'un des relieurs préférés d'Octave Uzanne. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Exposition Universelle Paris 1900 Collection Felix Potin

      Editeur S. I. P. - Parigi. Francese 0,93 Album fotografico del 1900 in stato discreto, coperta in cartone rigido goffrato con elementi decorativi incisi a secco, caratteri dorati in bassorilievo, bordo e punte leggermente consunti. Abrasioni, tagli e margini delle pagine poco bruniti. Su foglio di guardia dedica con data. Incollate sui fogli in cartoncino 84 magnifiche fotografie originali in b. e n. di Parigi e dei padiglioni dell'Esposizione Universale del 1900. USATO

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        Thaïs. (1 LAS).

      Paris, Librairie de la Collection des Dix 1900 - Compositions de Paul-Albert Laurens. Gravures à l'eau-forte de Léon Boisson. Tirage limité à 300 Exemplaires numérotés à la presse. Celui-ci (N°55) sur vélin de cuve d'Arches contenant 2 états (dont 1 avec remarques) des 50 illustrations dans le texte, et 3 états des 7 hors texte (dont 1 avec remarques). Enrichi d'un portrait signé par l'artiste et une LAS (Lettre Autographe Signée de F. Ferroud (1934), au sujet de cet exemplaire qui est pour lui une énigme!). Spécimen de l'édition illustrée relié in fine. (Complet & contrôlé) Paris, Librairie de la Collection des Dix, A. Romagnol - 1900 - 240 pages. Très belle reliure à la bradel, demi-maroquin rouge à coins signée E. Carayon. Dos lisse avec décor floral en couleurs mosaïqué. Titre, auteur et date en pied dorés. Filet doré bordant les plats. Non rogné. Couverture et dos illustrés conservés. Pas de rousseur. Parfait état. Format in-4°(27x19). Edition illustrée [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

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

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        1900 & 1901 & 1903 & 1904 Wisden Hardbacks

      This lot is a Set of 4 WW1 Hardback Wisdens - 1900 to 1904 Wisden Hardbacks without 1902. In Good Condition but things to note. The 1900 has some restoration to the front board and spine a bump to the rear board and what looks a facsimile plate. The 1901 in very good condition but touch ups to the paste downs and photoplate. The 1903 has restored hinges (as always) but wear to the spine cloth , rather worn throughout with touch ups to the pastedown tops. The 1904 is very good but repaired hinges and pastedown touch ups. A cheap and cheerful set if you dont mind the odd funny.

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        The Historical Works of William Harrison Ainsworth. Illustrated by George Cruikshank, Hablot K. Browne (Phiz), John Gilbert, John Franklin and Toni Johannoi. (In 16 Volumes). I. Auriol or The Elixer of Life. 2. Boscobel of The Royal Oak. 3. Crichton. 4. T

      London. George Routledge. c. [1900].. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s) 8vo, 22cm, various paginations, engraved half-titles, 16 engraved frontispieces with tissue guards, extensively illustrations with engraved plates from illustrations by George Cruikshank, in contemporary half pollished crimson calf, gilt decorated raised bands, with gilt decorated borders and full decorations in the panels, gilt spine titles, marbled boards, gilt ruled boarders, matched marbled endpapers, t.e.g., each volume with heraldic bookplate, Note*, a near fine set (). ~ The best known historical novels of popular Victorian writer, William Harrison Ainsworth (1805-1882). Extensively illustrated and attractively bound in fine binding, signed "The Times Book Club". PROVENANCE: With the heraldic book-plates of American entrepreneur, Marshall Field, founder of the Chicago-based department store chain, Marshall Field & Company (later Macy's). Note*. The black title labels have turned to a light brown and somewhat match the spine colour (perhaps an original glue problem as the spines are not faded) all stamping is clear. No other sets of this issue on ABE. .

      [Bookseller: Patrick McGahern Books, Inc. (ABAC)]
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        Am Heiligen Quell Deutscher Kraft, Monatsschrift des Deutschvolks / Ludendorffs Halbmonatsschrift. Jahrgänge 1932-1939 * 8 Bände

      (noch zu Nr.19368:) . . . Der uranische Mensch - das Rätsel unserer Zeit, Wieder eine Bluttat aus religiösem Wahnsinn, Induziert es ihre sein durch okkulte Lehren, Tannenberg, Zarathustras Untergang. Zum Todestag von Friedrich Nietzsche am 20. Erntings 1900, Römische Rechtsprechung in Österreich, der Deutsche Rechtsanwalt, Der Kampf zwischen Juda und Japan. Japan als Vorkämpfer freier Volkswirtschaft, Freimaurerarbeit, Uralt-arisch-semitisches Weistum, Von der Gotik zum deutschen Barock, Der römische Priester im Deutschen Schrifttum, Christentum - Propagandalehre des Judentums, Jüdische Kabbalistik - Okkultismus und Astrologie, Die Kunst der Ahnen, Das Heidentum der Altpreußen, Rubens - der Maler der Gegenreformation, Durch Seelenversklavung zur Weltbeherrschung und Völkerknechtschaft, Die Deutsche Tragödie an der Marne, Br. Goethes Charakter, Der Judenstaat "Biro-Bidjan", Aus der "Neugeist"-Bewegung, Auswirkungen der Mischrassigkeit, Weimar 1924 und heute (Mathilde Ludendorff als Rednerin auf der Reichstagung der Nationalsozialistischen Deutschen Freiheitsbewegung), Was wir Frau Dr.Ludendorff danken, Der Feldherr schreibt, Kampf und Widerstand um Deutsche Gotterkenntnis, Erbsünde oder Unvollkommenheit, Vom Wesen griechischer und Deutscher Kunst, Christliche Propaganda in Deutschen Schulbüchern, Deutsche Lichtbildkunst, Wider die Seelenversklaver, Wehrhafte Volkserziehung, Die kommunistische Agitation im Christentum, Kriegshetze und Völkermorden in die letzten 150 Jahren, Anlage von Ahnensstätten (Ahnenstätten-Verein e.V., wegen Bestattung kirchenfreier Deutscher Volksgenossen), Wilhelm Schäfer: Die 13 Bücher der deutschen Seele, Rom im starken Vormarsch, Volkstod durch Geburtenrückgang, Von Deutscher Kindererziehung, Die Juden und das Wirtschaftsleben von Werner Sombart, Die Freimaurerei lebt! Schächtung, Karikatur oder Andeutung, Wider das Aufleben der "Gräkomanie", Die Volksseele und ihre Machtgestalter, Die Quellen des protestantischen Chorals, Deutschgläubiger Freibund, Christliche Verlogenheit und Niedertracht, Wie die Loge arbeitet, Neu-Buddhismus, Der Deutsche Staatsanwalt, Des Volkes Schicksal in christlichen Bildwerken, Die "Dirne" wirkt Wunder!, Was uns zur Weihe nach die alten Lieder melden, Germanische Musikinstrumente, Wirkt El Schaddai der Juden Gott noch?, Franz von Sickingen. - Erstausgabe in sehr guter Erhaltung - Weimarer Republik, Deutsches / Drittes Reich, Haus Ludendorff, Ludendorffer, völkische Glaubensbewegung, Judas Marsch zur Macht in USA, die Hand der überstaatlichen Mächte, Weltfreimaurerei, das deutschen Logentum, die Judenmacht: ihr Wesen und Ende, Ablehnung von Arierparagraph und Führerprinzip in weiten Teilen der evangelischen Kirche, General Erich Ludendorff der eiserne Wille der deutschen Feldsiege, Adolf Hitler, Nationalsozialismus, der Hellseher und Spiritist Rudolf Steiner ein abgefeimter Mauschel-Jude, Anthroposophie eine okkulte Wahnlehre, anthroposophischer Phrasenschwall, Deutschvolk, Zeichnung: Hexenfolterung, Okkultlehren auf deutschem Boden, das Hebräische als Gaunersprache, Kampf der germanischen Logen gegen Juda für römische Zwecke, Alljuda, Weltjuda, Rolle der Freimaurer im jüdischen Weltenplan, arteigene Gotterkenntnis , Antisemitismus, Kampf gegen Freimaurerei und Judentum und dieRom-Kirche und das Christentum überhaupt, völkisches / deutschvölkisches Gedankengut, Antijudaismus, scharfer judenfeindlicher Standpunkt, Deutschglaube, germanische Vorgeschichte, Kunst und Kunsthandwerk der Germanen, Rassenmaterialismus, Ludendorff-Begräbnis, Ludendorffbüste im Berliner Zeughaus Versand an Institutionen auch gegen Rechnung

      [Bookseller: Galerie für gegenständliche Kunst]
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        White Mountains with Mount C. Oel a. Leinwand.

      ca. 1900 56 x 107 cm, Tadell. Auf Rückseite mit Bleistift. teilweise unleserlich. signiert und betitelt: «Emil .... . artist. white mountains with.....» - Gern nehme ich auch Hinweise über diesen Künstler entgegen. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Gemälde - vor 1945

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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        Through Mountains and Canyons: The Canadian Rockies

      W.G. Macfarlane. Unpaginated. Circa 1900. Majestic black and white photographs throughout. William Notman, 1826-91, was the most important Canadian photographer of his time. Oblong: Approximately 9" x 12". Above-average wear to grey covers which bear short tears and are missing a 2" chunk from one corner. Contents unmarked with moderate wear. Light beige stain affects upper edge of back cover and last few pages.

      [Bookseller: Online Bookshop Jim and Mina Stachow]
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        Anti Horse Thief Association Photograph

      Springfield, MO: Duncan Studio. Photograph of the Anti Horse Thief Association mounted on gray cardboard. Photograph measures 8" x 10", not including mount, and is in very good condition. Photo has minor chipping to bottom right corner, light ink markings on left edge. Image is quite detailed and clear. Dated between 1900 and 1910. The photograph was published by A.B. Duncan of Duncan Studio in Springfield, Missouri. This image depicts the Nichols Sub Order, No. 300, of the Anti Horse Thief Association gathered together in the Public Square of Springfield, Missouri. Some buildings are clearly signed such as Weaver Shoes, Nathan Clothing Co and Ozark Land Co. which help to identify the location. When this scene was photographed the popular forms of transportation were carriages and horses, with only one automobile depicted. The form of transportation and the number of stars on the American flag (45) help to distinguish a date for the photo. The men of the Anti Horse Thief Association are almost all on horseback, many having a badge or ribbon pinned to their jackets and most staring at the camera. The Anti Horse Thief Association was organized in Clark County, Missouri in 1854; its principle goal was the protection of property, especially horses, at a time when horses were frequently stolen by thieves. The Anti Horse Thief Association was not a vigilante group, preferring to catch the criminals and hand them over to the court system. The Association quickly grew and in 1916 had over forty thousand members in Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Illinois, Arkansas, New Mexico, Colorado, and South Dakota. The emblem of the Association, the horseshoe, represents Humanity, Charity and Justice. A great photograph of a respected league of crime fighters. .

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        Account book].

      Northamptonshire [England]. 1900-1931 - The personal account book of an English provincial bobby posted in Northamptonshire (variously at Northampton, Kettering, Oundle, Paulerspury, Daventry, East Haddon and Naseby) recording every arrest he made in the course of a 32-year career.Despite early stints in Northampton and Kettering, Clarke's experience was based in smaller villages and his notebook is a valuable fascinating account of English rural life at the opening of the twentieth century.The crimes here records include drunkenness, use of obscene language, vagrancy, poaching, gambling, begging, petty theft, domestic abuse, animal cruelty, unlicensed use of firearms, bicycle and motoring offences and playing football on the highway. Clarke was an assiduous recorder, itemising every arrest and its outcome, then, at the end of the year making a final reckoning. So, for the year 1911 he sums up, in red ink: '24 proceeded against. 15 fined £10,18.0. 5 sent to prison 16 months 21 days. 1 dismissed. 2 warned of reward. I bound over for 12 months'. The hundreds of arrests made over the course of a career of some 32 years is totalled in pencil at the end: '32 years service, Cases 523, Fines £359.15.5. Sent to Prison 53 years 6 months 0 weeks 5 days. Pay £5272. 5 [shillings]. 7 1/2 [pence].One interesting development is, of course, the rise of motor transport and its attendant offences. In the early years Clarke apprehends very few motorists (but rather more cyclists), while towards 1930 the vast majority of his successes (and revenue) involve reckless and speeding drivers from all over England.A few excerpts give a flavour:'October 30th [1900] Danile Bailey John Abrahams Edward Smith & Jim Mallard charged with stealing Fruit valued 5/- the property of Jethro Johnson Fine and Costs 7/6 each.''Dec 16th [1900] Frederick Albert Coe, scholar, age 13 Abbey St Daventry Charged with stealing a Dutch Cheese Valued 2/6 the property of Messrs Bayley Brothers & was ordered to receive 6 strokes with Birch'.'March 3d [1901] Richard Clarke Cycle Maker Coventry charged with being a wandering Lunatic at Daventry committed to Berrywood Asylum'.'19 August [1909] Fred[eric]k Juggings . Commercial Traveller charged with Indecently assaulting Mollie Simpson age 5 yrs at Weston Favell. Fine £2.10.0 costs 6/-''June 17 [1914] Lady Mabel Gore Langton Cosgrove Hall charged with keeping 5 male servants with 3 licences. Cautioned.''Jan 27 [1917] William Lee, Cold Ashby, charge with supplying to [sic] wounded soldiers with whisky. Fined £10.' Manuscript, small 4to ruled notebook (222 × 178 mm), pp. [90] plus numerous blanks. Original cloth backed boards. Rubbed, a few leaves working loose but generally sound and secure. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        IL NEOLOGISMO NEGLI SCRITTI DI PLINIO IL GIOVANE CONTRIBUTO AGLI STUDI SULLA LATINITA' ARGENTEA

      PALERMO: LIBRERIA INTERNAZ.ALB.REBER, 1900. BROSSURA. BUONO. 15 22. USATO

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        Junger Löwe, nach Schmetterlingen haschend. Originale japanische Tuschezeichnung.

      ca. 1900. Blattgröße 51,5 x 35,5 cm. Loses Blatt, Bildgröße 39,5 x 27,2 cm (Zeichnung leicht wellig und knitterig, Trägerpapier minimal braunfleckig, im Ganzen sehr gut erhalten) Die mit Feder und Pinsel ausgeführte Tuschezeichnung zeigt einen jungen Löwen, der sich nach zwei über ihm flatternden Schmetterlingen reckt. Die künstlerisch bedeutende Arbeit ist auf sehr dünnem Seidenpapier ausgeführt, das in einem dünnen Rand auf allen vier Seiten auf Büttenpapier montiert ist. Da das Seidenpapier sehr dünn ist, liegt es nicht glatt auf dem Träger, sondern ist leicht wellig und knitterig. Das Trägerpapier zeigt am linken Rand Spuren einer früheren Heftung.Bei der Aufschrift auf dem Bild handelt es sich um eine Transkription der Signatur \"Pinsel des Toyo Sen\" (wörtlich übersetzt bedeuten die beiden letzten Zeichen: Eremit des Überflusses). Als Künstlername sind diese beiden Zeichen aber wahrscheinlich zusammen sino-japanisch als \"Ho sen\" zu lesen. Das Siegel auf dem Bild liest sich ebenfals \"Hosen\" (mit Querstrich auf dem o). Zu diesem Künstler oder dieser Künstlerin konnten wir nichts eruieren. - Wir danken Dr. Alexander Hofmann vom Museum für asiatische Kunst Berlin für seine Auskunft.Original chinese drawing. - Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage oder auf unserer Homepage. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung [Löwenbaby Schmetterling Tuschzeichnung Pinselzeichnung Unikat]

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        Landschaft mit Flößer. Originale japanische aquarellierte Tuschezeichnung.

      1900 - Bildgröße 36 x 27 cm ca. 1900. Blattgröße 52 x 35,7 cm. Loses Blatt. (Zeichnung leicht wellig und knitterig, Trägerpapier und Bildrand etwas braunfleckig, im Ganzen gut erhalten). Die mit Feder und Pinsel ausgeführte Tuschezeichnung zeigt eine zart ausgeführte Landschaft, am unteren Bildrand einen Flößer, rechts unten einen roten Stempel. Die künstlerisch bedeutende Arbeit ist auf sehr dünnem Seidenpapier ausgeführt, das in einem dünnen Rand auf allen vier Seiten auf Büttenpapier montiert ist. Da das Seidenpapier sehr dünn ist, liegt es nicht glatt auf dem Träger, sondern ist leicht wellig und knitterig. Das Trägerpapier zeigt am linken Rand Spuren einer früheren Heftung. Das Siegel auf dem Bild liest sich "Hosen" (mit Querstrich auf dem o). Zu diesem Künstler oder dieser Künstlerin konnten wir nichts eruieren. - Wir danken Dr. Alexander Hofmann vom Museum für asiatische Kunst Berlin für seine Auskunft. Original japanese drawing. - Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage oder auf unserer Homepage. 1000 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Illies, Arthur. - "Abendsonne".

      - Farbradierung / Aquatinta, mit Plattenton, in 5 Farben, auf Kupferdruckkarton, 1900. Von Arthur Illies. 25,2 x 19,7 cm (Darstellung / Platte) / 39 x 30 cm (Blatt). Schiefler 73. Rechts unten Trockenstempel des Künstlers mit den Initialen AI. Links unten von fremder Hand in Bleistift bezeichnet. - Winziger Riss im linken Rand. Partiell kaum merklich fleckig. Insgesamt noch guter Erhaltungszustand. Arthur Illies (1870 Hamburg - 1952 Lüneburg). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker. Nach einer Lehre als Dekorationsmaler ab 1889 Kunststudium in München u.a. bei Johann Caspar Herterich. 1892 auf den Rat von Alfred Lichtwark Rückkehr nach Hamburg. Dort zunächst v.a. Landschaftsmalerei im Duktus des Jugendstil. 1897 Mitgründer des Hamburgischen Künstlerklubs, dessen Plakate und Mappentitel er entwarf. Ab 1908 Lehrer für Figuren- und Aktmalerei an der Staatlichen Kunstgewerbeschule in Hamburg, ab 1926 Professor. Im Ersten Weltkrieg als Kriegsmaler in Russland. 1924 Mitglied der Hamburger Freimaurerloge Zum Pelikan. Mitglied im Hamburger Künstlerverein. Zählte in der Zeit des Nationalsozialismus zu den Vertreter der sogen. "Deutschen Kunst", Mitglied im Kampfbund für deutsche Kultur. Ging nach der Pensionierung 1933/34 nach Lüneburg. Werke in der Hamburger Kunsthalle und im Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe in Hamburg. Sprache: Deutsch

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        The History of Indian Mutiny

      London: The London Printing and Publishing Comapny, 1900. Leather_bound. Good. London: The London Printing and Publishing Comapny, 1900s. Leather_bound. Two volumes. Quarto. A History of the Indian Mutiny. A detailed account of the sepoy insurrection in India; and a concise history of the great military events which have tended to consolidate British empire in Hindostan. Illustrated with battle scenes, views of places, portraits and maps. Bound in three quarter green calf, gilt title and decoration to spine , all edges marbled, marbled endpaper.

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        Map of the North Western Frontier of India

      Stanford, London 1900 - showing the Pamir region and part of Afghanistan. Folding linen backed colored map. Orig board covers & label. 20.75 x 28 in. 32 mi to the in. Map fine; cover vg(slight soiling). Mountains shown in shaded relief. Beautifully colored map of the highest region in the world. Confluence of all mountain ranges in the western Himalayas. Mountains, rivers & railways stand out in great detail. No roads. Numerous elevations given. nd ca 1900 London Stanford.

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        Art Nouveau Floral Desk Seal

       A lovely Art Nouveau desk seal in carved boxwood depicting a bouquet of flowers. Carved boxwood desk seal, circa 1900. 850 x 350mm. No monogram or device to the base. A couple of very minor nicks in the wood, slight wear at the base. Excellent condition.

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        CATALOGUE DE MODELES DE PAPIER A LETTRE ART NOUVEAU ET STYLE 1900 DES PAPETERIE DAUTELLE ET CHOQUE D'EPERNAY

      1900 - CATALOGUE In-quarto comprenant 81 modèles de papier à lettre, enveloppes, cartes de style art nouveau et 1900. Quelques manques. Magnifique exemplaire de catalogue de l'époque. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE ANCIENNE BERNARD MARIE ROLIN]
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        CLICHÉS & GRAVURES.

      Paris, France: Deberny & Cie. n.d., but after 1900. 4to. quarter cloth, decorated paper-covered boards, paper front cover label. unpaginated. Text in French. A catalogue of type specimens offered by the Deberny firm, mainly pictures and engravings. Includes military symbols, sports symbols, page headings, children's scenes, religious subjects, letterheads, and ornaments. The title page mentions the firm's participation in a competition in 1900, thus dating this work. The Deberny firm traces its origins to the early 19th century, including a brief connection with the French writer Honoré de Balzac. Label on front cover lightly soiled.

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        Lord Jim. A Tale.

      Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons,, 1900. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine in gilt and to front board in black. Prize inscription to front free endpaper. An excellent copy in bright cloth, contents slightly foxed. First edition in book form, first impression, with all the first issue points, including the misprints "anyrate" p. 77, l. 5, "cure" (instead of "cured") p. 226, 7 lines from the bottom, the omission of "keep" after "can" p. 226, 7 lines from the bottom, and "his" p. 319, last line, being printed below the line. The novel first appeared as a serial in Blackwood's Magazine from October 1899 to November 1900.

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        The Seen and the Unseen

      New York: New Amsterdam Book Co., 1900. RARE in either the British or American First Editions, this copy the American, with the American publisher listed above the British on the title page, and with different colors to the cloth and the artwork. 320 pp.( printed without the 46 page publisher's catalogue seen in the British edition). In the original publisher's grey cloth, lettering in green, pictorial artwork to spine and front cover in green, red, black and white. Very Good, cloth rubbed at spine ends, corners a bit bumped and rubbed. small "Brentano's Booksellers" label bottom edge rear paste down. Contents clean and unmarked with absolutely no foxing or toning, a quite handsome copy containing 12 stories from this master of the macabre, Richard Marsh, who is best known for his classic novel of supernatural horror, "The Beetle" (1897). . First American Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        [Minibar - Five books, a bottle, and two glasses].

      France, ca. 1900. A leather covered box (18 x 12 x 13 cm) consisting of five original 19th-century books, containing a bottle and two glasses. Internally decorated with leather-resembling paper. Spines with gilt bands, morocco labels and gilt titles, ‘top' board with gilt armorial vignette. = A fine ‘bookalike', a cute minibar, being a ‘pile' of five genuine 19th-century leather books with French titles on the spines, holding a rectangular bottle with gilt inlays and original stop, and two identical, small, engraved glasses, underscoring the pleasance of reading, nipping and sipping at the same time. Edges a bit worn, in an appropriate manner. A very quaint, unique item.

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        Madame Bovary. Moeurs de Province. Édition Définitive suivie des Réquisitoire, Plaidoirie et Jugement du Procès Intenté a l'Auteur devant le Tribunal Correctionnel de Paris

      Paris: Bibliothèque-Charpentier, 1900. James Joyce's personal copy of Flaubert's novel of "provincial manners," one of the most controversial and influential novels of the nineteenth century, first serialized in La Revue de Paris in 1856. In the character of Emma Bovary, an unhappy wife ruined by her romantic aspirations, Flaubert projected his own struggle with the challenges of realism: "Madame Bovary, c'est moi." Flaubert was, in fact, prosecuted for his heroine's adultery, but was acquitted of obscenity. The censorship trial made the novel a bestseller when it appeared in book form early in 1857. This paperback édition définitive, which includes transcripts of the Bovary trial, bears Joyce's early ownership signature, dated June 1901, when he was nineteen. Flaubert's writing was a lifelong touchstone for Joyce. In "The Day of the Rabblement," an essay published later in 1901, Joyce cites Madame Bovary as the starting point of modern literary realism, and the Bovary trial would strikingly prefigure the legal challenges to Joyce's Ulysses, another work featuring a complicated, unapologetically unfaithful wife. Irish critic Ernest Boyd (1887-1946), editor of Ireland's Literary Renaissance and former owner of this copy, drew a direct parallel between the Bovary trial and the American trial of Ulysses. Boyd noted that the French court was capable of considering Flaubert's novel as a complete work of literature, with intention and context, "not as if it were a dirty postal card," in contrast to "the ineffable buffoonery and low philistinism of similar trials in America," which resulted in a decade-long ban on Ulysses (The Dial, April 1921). When the American ban was finally overturned in 1933, Joyce wrote to T.S. Eliot that Random House was publishing Judge Woolsey's decision as part of the first American edition: "I suppose like the édition définitive of Madame Bovary." Provenance: James Joyce to unknown Irish owner(s) to Ernest Boyd to Thomas Quinn Curtis to Alexander Neubauer. The modern binding dates from Boyd's ownership; he has signed across the repaired front free endpaper. This copy is a primary source for Scarlett Baron's Strandentwining Cable: Joyce, Flaubert, and Intertextuality (OUP, 2012). A great association. Full modern red buckram lettered in gilt, yellow publisher's wrappers bound in. Ink signature of James Joyce to top corner of front wrapper; signatures of James Joyce (dated June 1901) and Ernest Boyd to front free endpaper. Bookplate of Alexander Neubauer to front pastedown. Front wrapper chipped and mounted, early repairs to front free endpaper and rear wrapper, text block embrowned.

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        Teilnachlass des Schriftstellers Hans Gustl Kernmayer (1900-1977).

      Kernmayer - Teilnachlass des Schriftstellers Hans Gustl Kernmayer (1900-1977). Den letzten Abenteurer unserer Zeit" nannte ihn seine fünfte Frau, die Schriftstellerin Marie Louise Fischer (1922-2005). Hans Gustl Kernmayer wurde am 10. Februar als Sohn eines Fleischhauermeisters in Graz geboren und hatte nach einer missglückten Schulzeit zunächst im Betrieb seiner Eltern das Metzgerhandwerk gelernt. Zwischendrin war ich Schwimmlehrer, Handelsvertreter, Kohlenhändler, Geschäftsführer und selbstständiger Kaufmann, bis ich Konkurs machte." Als Landstreicher, Pennbruder und Spieler verbrachte er anschließend vier Jahre auf der Straße. Kamerad Schnürschuh" (1935) hieß der erste Erfolg des Autors, der aus seinen Sympathien für den Nationalsozialismus nie einen Hehl gemacht hatte. Kernmayer wurde aber als minder belastet" eingestuft und durfte sich ab 1949 wieder als Schriftsteller betätigen. Er verfasste zahlreiche Romane (in einem Nachruf werden 47 gezählt), Kinder- und Jugendbücher, am Ende seines Lebens auch Sachbücher. Franz Josef Strauß kondolierte der Witwe mit folgenden Worten: Er hat die Höhen und Tiefen des Lebens durchgestanden, verarbeitet und bewältigt. Seine lebensnahen und erfolgreichen Arbeiten haben ihn weit über die Grenzen unseres Landes berühmt und beliebt gemacht, den Menschen wie den Schriftsteller." Vorliegen in 3 Ordnern die Korrespondenz aus den Jahren 1973-1977 und in einem separaten Ordner Nachrufe und Beileidsschreiben. Originale Meist jeweils mehrere Schreiben u. a. von Ernst Achenbach (1909-1991 war an den Judendeportationen aus Paris 1943 beteiligt als er deswegen in der Presse angegriffen wurde, stellte ihm Willy Brandt einen Persilschein" aus). Klaus Bölling (1928-2014 Publizist), Mildred Scheel (1932-1985), Franz Burda (1903-1985 Verleger), Heinrich Harrer (1912-2006 Bergsteiger), Johannes Heesters (1903-2011 Schauspieler), Paul von Hindenburg (1847-1934 General), Reinhard Mohn (1921-2009 Verleger), Henri Nannen (1913-1996 Verleger), Sigi Sommer (1914-1996 Schriftsteller) Axel Springer (1912-1985 Verleger), Egon Bahr (1922-2015 Politiker), Josef Ertl (1925-2000 Politiker), Georg Leber (1920-2012 Politiker), Annemarie Renger (1919-2008 Politikerin), Franz Josef Strauß (1915-1988 Politiker) und Kurt Waldheim (1918-2007 Österreicher). Besonders hervorzuheben 8 Autographen von Willy Brandt zwischen 1973 und 1976: Willy Brandt bedankt sich vor allem für Bücher und Alkoholika: Dank vor allem auch für die Flasche Schnaps, die Du Josef Ertl mitgegeben hast." Ferner über 20 Briefe von Walter Scheel zwischen 1973 und 1977: am 5. November 1974 schreibt er: Natürlich ist ein Wechsel an der Spitze der Partei immer mit Risiken verbunden. Doch habe ich Vertrauen in die jetzige Führungscrew der FDP. Sie hat bis zu den Bundestagswahlen 1976 noch genügend Zeit, um den Bürgern ihre Position - vor allem ihr Verhältnis zu den anderen Parteien - deutlich zu machen." Durchschläge Kernmayr hat seine Korrespondenz sorgfältig in Durchschlägen dokumentiert. An seine engeren Freunde, darunter Rüdiger von Wechmar und Walter Scheel, schrieb er zahlreiche, teils recht umfangreiche Briefe, oftmals auch mit autobiographischen Passagen. Beispiele: Brief an Franz Josef Strauß vom 18. Nov. 1975 Tatsache ist, 1943 sagte mir Adolf Hitler: Wissen Sie, Kernmayr, ich wollte die Schlacht, um das Abendland zu erhalten, in Stalingrad, an der Wolga oder dort schlagen, aber es kann auch eines Tages die Elbe sein! Ich war bei Guderian Adjudant, der noch unter Regierung Löwe in Rußland die Panzerwaffe entwickelte. Heimlich haben die Russen mitpartizipiert, und er erzählte mir immer, bei den Liebesmahlen der Offiziere hieß es: Freundschaft den Deutschen, Tod den Polen!' Es ist schön, daß es noch wirkliche Getreue um Sie herum gibt vor allem den jungen Gerold Tandler Biedenkopf leidet halt darunter, daß er um einen Kopf zu klein ist, eine Sitzschönheit." An Marianne Strauß 27. Sept. 1975 Tatsache ist er muß unbedingt abnehmen. Und das kann man nicht zuhause, das kann man auch nicht so nebenbei das meiste ist doch Wasser bei ihm, um nicht zu sagen Bier und Alkohol Ich möchte, daß Franz Josef 94 Jahre alt wird. Aber so, wie ich ihn jetzt in der Zeitung gesehen habe, so geht es nicht weiter." An Henry Kissinger 2. April 1975 Ich habe das feste Gefühl, daß ich Ihnen schreiben muß, obwohl ich einmal ein politischer Konkursler war, das heißt, ich hatte 1921 eine Begegnung mit Adolf Hitler und bin seiner Faszination erlegen Heute weiß ich, daß Adolf Hitler, wenn er die Juden in sich aufgenommen hätte, und daß Deutschland ganz anders dastehen würde " Sic, er kommt ins Stammeln, die Grammatik verrutscht ihm, ein wunderbarer Beleg für alle Psychoanalytiker ... An Willy Brandt 9. Mai 1974 Auch bei Adolf war es so. Er sagte mir einmal: Wer kam zu mir, als ich die Partei gründete? Hasardeure und Leute, die etwas wollten und auch etwas riskierten.' Daß die ihn auch verraten haben, das ist ein anderes Kapitel. Nur Stalin hat all seine Vertrauten, die ihm zu dem verholfen haben, was er geworden ist, ausradieren lassen." An Willy Brandt 12. August 1975 Die neue Ernte Kernmayr's Rache Birnenschnaps steht in einem fünfeinhalb Literballon im Weidenkorb für Dich bereit Ein Maulvoll Schnaps in der Früh und man ist besser gelaunt. Ich handle danach. Meine steirischen Bauern haben es mich gelehrt, und ich trinke immer noch jeden Tag ein gutes Viertelliter." An Fidel Castro 18. Juni 1975 Gibt es eine Möglichkeit, daß Sie einen deutschen Schriftsteller, der einen großen Leserkreis hat einladen, Ihr Land als Gast des Landes zu besuchen?" An Helmut Schmidt 5. April 1976 Ich kannte Adolf Hitler seit 1921, wir haben eine ganze Nacht im Wartesaal 3 Klasse in Linz a. d. Donau zusammen verbracht, weil wir beide kein Geld für ein Nachtquartier hatten. Er sagt später einmal, wenn so viel an ihn herangekommen ist: Ich kann mich vor den bellenden und beißenden Hunden nur mit einem Fuß wehren, täte ich es mit beiden Füßen, würde ich umfallen." Ferner beiliegend - eine Mappe mit Bildmaterial zur Ostasienreise mit dem damaligen Bundesminister für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit, Walter Scheel - ein Schachtel mit Kondolenzkarten anlässlich seines Todes am 9. 10. 1977 - ein Ordner Geheimnisse aus dem Serail. Übersetzungen aus dem Türkei-Material" - eine Tüte mit Visitenkarten und Adressen von Bekanntschaften meiner Reise um die Welt"Mit den üblichen Gebrauchsspuren, aber insgesamt recht gut erhalten.

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        LE PAVILLON SUR L'EAU

      Paris: Librairie des Amateurs, A. Ferroud(1900). Limited Edition, Large octavo (6-1/4" x 9-1/2") attractively bound by A. Cuzin in full mustard morocco leather, the boards with leather inlays of lily pads, flowers, and butterflies; gilt dentelles; marbled endpapers; all edges gilt. Of a total of 350 copies, this is #31 of 80 printed on "papier du Japan ou grand velin d'Arches," with lovely color illustrations by Henri Caruchet interleaved with an additional suite of the illustrations on chine before letters. Gautier's translation of The Water Pavilion from Chinese to French in 1846 was, while not the first, one of the earliest., Hardcover, Armorial bookplate of Mexborough on the front pastedown. A few scuffs to the spine and edges. Near Fine

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, ABAA]
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        [Greenaway, Kate- Original Watercolor Drawing]

      A wonderful, delicate and particularly empathetic watercolor drawing by Kate Greenaway measuring 55 by 50mm., executed in fine pencil and watercolor, and signed with initials and dated lower left "KG 1900", mounted, framed and glazed. In its original Fine Art Society (frame label); and with presentation note on reverse, of Winifred Nicolson (née Roberts) (1893-1981), partially obcured by tape. .Winifred Nicholson[a] (21 December 1893

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        Savrola A Tale of the Revolution in Laurania

      First Edition. 8vo., original green cloth, lettered in gilt. London, Longmans Green and Co.

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        The Shadowy Waters.

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1900 - Quarto. Original blue vertical-grain cloth, titles to spine, flower motif to front board gilt, top edge gilt, bevelled boards. Small inked ownership inscription to front pastedown. Small patch of wear to head of spine and fore-edge of boards, light foxing to endleaves, spine ends bumped and rubbed. A very good copy. First edition, first impression, one of 500 copies printed, 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. This copy has the bookplate of Oliver Brett, 3rd Viscount of Esher (1881–1963), whose sister Dorothy was friends with Ottoline Morrell and mingled with the Bloomsbury Group. Symons p. 11; Wade 30. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Photo albums): Botany, Bugs, and Birds. Circa 1900

      - Three small oblong 12mo. printed paperbound wrappers (with "Sketches" on the front of each volume). 6" x 5". The albums contain 54 albumen photographs. A few stains on the cover of one album, very good or better; images are very good to near fine, with some fading. Most of the images are neatly captioned. The subjects are confined mostly to insects, butterflies, flowers, and birds. Nicely framed and attractive images.

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        Petit livre de Priere]

      n.d. (ca. 1900), S.l. (France) - 8vo. 72 pp. numbered in pencil in upper corners, of which 3 numbered pages are blank; front and back of the textblock are padded with unnumbered blank leaves. Contemporary French "repousse" binding in the Art Nouveau style: large interlocking leaves and flowers, with gilt fillets; comb-marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, smooth spine unlettered. A volume of great charm and considerable bibliographical interest: the binding was executed in the "Cuir-cisele" (cut leather) manner. Cuir-cisele is a decorative technique in which a knife is used to cut a low relief design into the leather binding. The positive forms are left intact while the negative space has been cut away. "On the leather surface we see a design, sometimes simple, sometimes elaborate, which is not impressed on it with stamps or dies, but worked freely and directly by the craftsman by means of a simple pointed tool, blunt or sharp. In this simple way he either cut, scratcched, or merely engraved by pressure the outline of his decorative design; very often he would then stipple the background with some other simple tool, so as to make the contours of his design stand out more clearly" (SOURCE: E.P. Goldschmidt, "Some Cuir-Cisele Bookbindings in English Libraries" in: The Library, Fourth Series, Vol. XIII, no. 4, March, 1933, p. 337). The text is likewise curious: the pages were created by means of lithography, and colored throughout with watercolor by an expert hand. No title-page was ever bound herein. The entire production seems to have been a very personal one. The prayers include: Prière pendant la Sainte Messe / Prière pendant l’Offertoire / Préface commune / Mémoire des vivants / Mémoire des défunts / Oremus / Messe de mariage. In excellent state, suitable for exhibition and study. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Complete Works of John Keats in Five Volumes - Fine Vellum Set, 1900

      First Edition Thus: 1900-1901. A beautiful set of full vellum bindings with four floral gilt design to each board, red leather title label to the spines, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, rough page edges and original silk page markers still present but detached. In lovely condition with slight toning to the vellum, light marks to the boards - mainly rear boards of volumes IV and V - and some dulling to gilt lettering and top edges but overall well preserved with sharp corners and bright gilt designs. Decorative title page, with red & black lettering in the Art Nouveau style initialed by the artist A.W.S.. Mild foxing to endpapers, first & last few pages and outer edges, a few corner creases and sporadic light foxing throughout the volumes with some toning to pages otherwise a clean, bright and unique set. When purchased I was informed the set came from the family library of Maxwell Laurie (publisher's brother, Thomas Werner Laurie) and his wife Marjorie (daughter of the Governor of Burma, Sir Herbert Thirkell White) but the volumes have no signatures or bookplates. Volume I - Poems published in 1817 - Endymion (Dec 1st 1900); Volume II - Lamia, Isabella, Ec. Posthumous Poems to 1818 (Jan 1st 1901); Volume III - Posthumous Poems 1812-1820 - Essays & Notes (Feb 1st 1901); Volume IV - Letters 1814 to January 1819 (Mar 1st 1901); Volume V - Letters 1819 and 1820 (Apr 1st 1901).

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        THE BOOK OF THE THOUSAND NIGHTS AND A NIGHT Complete in 10 Volumes. Together with SUPPLEMENTAL NIGHTS To The Book Of The Thousand Nights And A Night. Complete ion 7 Volumes. Handsomely Bound in Half Maroon Calf by Bayntun of Bath.

      Printed By The Burton Club For Private Subscribers Only 1900 - "SAMARA" LIMITED EDITION SET (No. 97 of 1000) 17 FINE Volumes With Introduction Explanatory Notes On The Manners And Customs Of Moslem Men And A Terminal Essay Upon The History Of The Nights. SUPERBLY BOUND With Gilt Emblematic spines. Beautifully illustrated. Illustrated. Pps. uncut / Top Edge Gilt. Marbled Endpapers. A SIMPLY STINNING SET OF THIS CLASSIC WORK ! (Extra postage required.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed "Grover Cleveland"

      [Gray Gables], Buzzard's Bay 1900 - 2 pages. 1 vols. 12mo. Responding to a letter from Hill, a newspaper editor, concerning misreprentations of himself and the currant political situation, noting that he has not thought of involving himself in the campaign or touching the political situation but appreciates Hill's "courteous offer and should not desire a more effectiive agency for the promulagation of my views that your paper affords"

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        The Writings

      New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1900. Full leather. Fine. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1900s. Full leather. Thirty-three volumes. Octavo. The Iroquois Edition of the Writings of James Fenimore Cooper is limited to one thousand copies and of which this is number 25. Illustrated frontispiece and title tissue guard to each volume, red and green title pages.The writings include Last of the Mohicans, The Deerslayer, The Redskins, The Pioneer, The Spy, Homeward Bound, Red Rover, The Praire, The Pathfinder, etc. Elaborately bound in full brown crushed morocco, covers gilt with wide swirling frame featuring intracate scrolling foliate patterns and densely inlaid of red tulips to covers and spine, five compartments to spine between raised banding, gilt titles, top edge gilt, trimmed leather within gilt turn-ins, decorative marbled endpaper. A Handsome binding.

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        Courtiers and Favourities of Royalty

      Boston: Frederick J. Quinbyand Company, 1900. Full leather. Fine. Boston: Frederick J. Quinbyand Company, 1900s. Full leather. Twenty volumes. Octavo. Courtiers and Favourities of Royalty by Various Author. The Petites Maisons Edition is limited to one hundred copies which this is number eone. Illustrarted through-out set. Handsomely bound in full wine morocco by Harcourt Binders, covers single gilt ruled line and with scrolling leaf patterns and olive green inlaid of floral biquets ot corners, spine gilt decoratons in compartments, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt, inner cover of olive green leather and gilt wine morocco leather to corners. A beutiful collected set.

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        Degeneration.

      13.5 cm x 22 cm. IX, 560 pages. Original Hardcover. Very good condition with only very minor signs of external wear, for example very slight rubbing at top of spine. "Degeneration is one of the most important documents of the fin de siècle, the years between the 1880s and 1900 when the robust views of the nineteenth century clashed with the heightened sensibilities of a searching and disillusioned generation. . . . [It] is a mirror of conflicting attitudes which are, in fact, contemporary with our present cultural dilemmas. But culture itself always reflects the state of society. Max Nordau presents us with a searchlight whose beams reflect the kind of world [we] have made for [ourselves.]"George L. Mosse in his introduction to the 1968 edition. (Amazon) Max Simon Nordau (born Simon Maximilian Südfeld July 29, 1849 January 23, 1923), was a Zionist leader, physician, author, and social critic. He was a co-founder of the World Zionist Organization together with Theodor Herzl, and president or vice president of several Zionist congresses. As a social critic, he wrote a number of controversial books, including The Conventional Lies of Our Civilisation (1883), Degeneration (1892), and Paradoxes (1896). Although not his most popular or successful work whilst alive, Degeneration is the book most often remembered and cited today. (Wikipedia)

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        Polnoe sobranie sochinenij M. E. Saltykova (N. Shchedrina) v 12 tomah = Complete Works of M. E. Saltykov-Shchedrin in 12 volumes.

      Moskva: A. F. Marks, 1900.(). 12 vols. 8vo. vol. 1 with two frontis and portrait. Text in Russian. Red quarter-morocco with marbled boards and faded marbled edges, gilt spine titles against green morocco labels, raised spine bands rubbed, as are extremities. Extra shipping charges will apply. A great collection of social and political satires by greatest satirist of 19th century Russia. Mikhail Evgrafovich Saltykov (pseud. N. Shchedrin, 1826-1889) was born into landed gentry, and worked as a civil servant while writing and editing for radical journals. Although he was exiled for seven years, he maintained an unflagging attack on Russia's social institutions, the new bourgeois capitalists, and the cowardice of the educated classes. He was an acknowledged master of the satirical sketch and published several collections of them in addition to Well-meaning discourses; he also published The History of a Town (1869-1870), The Golovyov Family (1879), and a Collection of Fables (1885).

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