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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]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat A. Wempe]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Imperial Fine Books]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Bartleby's Books, ABAA]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Librairie du Cardinal]
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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..

      [Bookseller: Fosters' Bookshop]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Overland" to China, The

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

      [Bookseller: SEATE BOOKS]
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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).

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Michael Laird Rare Books LLC]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Imperial Fine Books]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Herr Klaus Boettcher]
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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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        Moroccan soldiers with horses.

      Tanger, [c. 1900]. - A set of two oil panels, 285 x 130 mm each. Signed at bottom right "Marin Tanger". [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Photograph of J.P. Morgan seated at his desk, in profile

      N.p., 1900. Silver print. 1 vols. 6-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches. Mounted to board. Some slight discoloration, otherwise very good. Silver print. 1 vols. 6-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Alt-München in 20 Stichen

      München Kunst-Salon J Littauer Auflage nicht genannt um 20 Blatt 21 cm (Mappe) Buntpapierbezogene Mappe mit 20 Abzügen von Stahlstichen Sprache: deutsch 1900 - bestens erhaltene Abzüge in einer buntpapierbezogenen Mappe mit Klappen, diese mit Gebrauchsspuren. Abgebildet sind die folgenden Motive: Glaspalast, Propyläen, Bavaria mit Ruhmeshalle, Nymphenburg (Residenz), Magdalenenkapelle in Nymphenburg, Maria-Eich in Planegg, Grosshesseloher Eisenbahnbrücke, Nationalmuseum, Neue Pinakothek, Residenz, Maximilianeum, Frauenkirche, Hoftheater, Residenz (Saalbau), Postgebäude, Regierung, Auerkirche, Siegesthor, Bahnhof, Wittelsbacher Palast. Technik: Stahlstich; Blattgrösse: 20,0 x 15,0 cm; Abbildungsgrösse bzw. Plattenrand: ca. 7,0 x 4,0 cm, hoch oder quer. Näheres zu diesen Stichen war in den bibliographischen Quellen nicht zu ermitteln. Bilddaten können auf Wunsch zugesandt werden 1050 gr.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bernhard]
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        Original-Öldruck: "Dame der Gesellschaft mit Kind"

      Um 1900. - Franz von Lenbach (1836 - 1904) war während der Zeit des zweiten deutschen Kaiserreiches (1870 - 1918) einer der renommiertesten und bekanntesten Maler Deutschlands. Berühmt wurde Lenbach vor allem wegen seiner ausdrucksstarken Personenporträts. Hatte er sich zunächst für das Leben der einfachen Menschen (Bauern, Landleute) interessiert, so wandte er sich später, inzwischen selbst ins Großbürgertum aufgestiegen, immer mehr der "besseren" Gesellschaft und den gesellschaftlichen Eliten des Reiches zu. Wer Rang und Namen hatte, ließ sich nunmehr von Lenbach porträtieren: Dazu gehörten Kaiser Wilhelm II, Kaiser Franz Josef I von Österreich-Ungarn, Reichskanzler Otto von Bismarck und Papst Leo XIII. Auch Wilhelm Busch saß Lenbach (um 1875) Modell. Insbesondere mit Bismarck, von dem zahlreiche Porträts entstanden, verband Lenbach eine langwährende freundschaftliche Beziehung. Das heutige Bismarck-Bild (der "Alte vom Sachsenwald") ist nicht zuletzt durch diese Bilder entstanden. Lenbachs klassische Gemälde, vor allem seine meisterhaften Porträts, wirken heute sehr traditionell und strahlen in unveränderter Form Stil und Eleganz aus 160000 Der Leinendruck ist - eventuell von Lenbach selbst bzw. auf seine Veranlassung hin - meisterhaft ausgeführt und lediglich vom Fachmann bei näherer Draufsicht bzw. Betrachtung der (im Rahmen nicht sichtbaren) Leinwandränder vom Original zu unterscheiden. Sowohl Bild als auch Rahmung befinden sich in sehr schönem Zustand und weisen keine nennenswerten Mängel auf. Sehr schönes stimmungsvolles Gemälde, dessen Eleganz und Harmonie sich auf seine Umgebung überträgt. Sehr repräsentativ. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Original-Öldruck (Leinendruck). Öl auf Leinwand, Format: 55 x 68 cm (Rahmenmaß: 69 x 81 cm). Signiert: F. Lenbach. Datiert: 1898. Das Bild zeigt eine Dame der Gesellschaft in eleganter Robe, die ein - ebenfalls festlich gekleidetes - Kind auf dem Arm trägt. Es ist möglich, daß es sich hier um eine bekannte Persönlichkeit handelt und das Bild als Auftragsarbeit erstellt wurde. Der Rahmen trägt rückwärtig eine Aufschrift von alter Hand, die das Gemälde als Eigentum des Tiemannhofes (Gutshof bei Herford, 1653 erstmalig erwähnt) ausweist. Ferner ist auf der Rahmung das Datum 7.11.1933 vermerkt; hierbei dürfte es sich aber nicht um das Herstellungsdatum, sondern um das Datum eines Eigentümerwechsels handeln. Der Leinendruck ist vermutlich zeitnah am Original, eventuell gemeinsam mit diesem entstanden. Das Bild befindet sich in einem aufwendig ornamentierten Barockrahmen, bei dem es sich um den Originalrahmen handeln dürfte.

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        Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments : Now Intituled The book of the Thousand Nights and a Night . . . [10 volumes]. Supplemental Nights to The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night with Notes . . . [7 volumes]

      The Burton Club, N.p. - 17 Volume Luristan Edition. Original 3/4 quarter dark blue morocco over blue cloth boards, raised bands, gilt titles and decoration, marbled endpapers, deckle edges (7" x 9.75"). n.d. (no date, circa 1900), Limited 1/1000 sets. Titles in red and black; tissue-protected illustrations throughout. Showing general overall wear, spines faded to brown, chipping to most heads of spine, many hinges tender or starting, spines appear to have been varnished as was the custom in the past; internally volumes are clean and bright. Remains an attractively priced leather set of what stands as the definitive Burton translation. Size: Octavo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Klimsch?s Jahrbuch [ab 1935: des graphischen Gewerbes] : Technische Abhandlungen und Berichte über Neuheiten aus [ab 1913: auf] dem Gesamtgebiete der graphischen Künste.

      Frankfurt am Main, Verlag von Klimsch & Co. 1900-1928 u. 1930-1939. - Jahrgänge 1-28 u. 30-39 (v. 40) in 31 (v. 33) Bänden. 4° (28 x 20.5 cm). Reich und aufwendig illustriert mit (mont. Farb-) Tafeln, Abbn. u. Illustrationen. Schriftsätze mit anspruchsvollem bibliophilem Ansatz in vorbildlicher Typographie. Einbände in variierender Gestaltung u. Ausstattung (Materialien) mit entspr. (R-) Titeln, bis 1912 auch dekorativ gemusterte Vorsätze teilw. in Spezialpapier. Einbände unterschiedlich etwas bestossen und berieben/beschabt, vereinzelt fleckig, einige Rücken mit Feuchtigkeitsspuren (eher wenig störend, da ?Marmorisierungseffekt?), Schnitt gelegentlich etwas (stock-) fleckig. Etwas Alters-, Lagerungs- und Dislokations-, kaum eigentliche Gebrauchs-/Lesespuren. Gesamthaft recht gute, weitestgehend saubere Serie. 38 Jahrgänge (v. 40): Mehrfachjahrgänge: Bd. XV/1915-1920, XVI/1921-1922 u. XVIII/1924-1925. Fehlen Bd. XXII/1929 u. XXXIII/1940. - Vgl. u.a. DNB, HeBIS u. ZDB. - Unterschiedliche Einbandgestaltung bis ca. 1909 in relativ reichem dekorativem Jugendstil, danach bereits mit Orientierung auf moderne Grundsätze in unterschiedlicher Typographie. - Bedeutende Sammlung dieser bemerkenswert aufwendig und sorgfältig produzierten, für Typographie, grafische Gestaltung, Druckverfahren und Drucktechnik, aber auch für Buchproduktion und -Ausstattung massgeblichen Publikationsreihe von hohem dokumentarischem Wert. Dem Profil der Firma Klimsch mit ihrem Fokus auf Spezialkameras und Druckformenherstellung entsprechend werden im Jahrbuch besonders Fragen der Reproduktionstechnik und ihrer Technologien behandelt, wie es auch im Untertitel programmatisch formuliert wird. -- ?Im Jahre 1858 gründete Ferdinand Carl Klimsch [1812-1890] in Frankfurt eine lithographische Anstalt, die u. a. auch Kunstblätter nach eigenen Entwürfen herstellte. Seit 1864 übernahm der Sohn Karl Klimsch [1841-1926] die Leitung des Unternehmens. Nachdem 1869 ein Teilhaber aufgenommen worden war, firmierte das Unternehmen Klimsch & Co. und wurde um eine Druckerei und einen Kunst- und Fachverlag erweitert. [.] Nachdem 1877 die Druckerei ausgegliedert und der Teilhaber ausgeschieden war, führte Klimsch das Unternehmen als alleiniger Eigentümer fort. 1893 trat sein Sohn Eugen Klimsch [1872-1945] ein, auf dessen Initiative das Lieferprogramm um Materialien und Einrichtungen für chemigraphische Verfahren erweitert wurde. 1896 wurde ein hauseigenes Fotoatelier eingerichtet, aus dem eine technische Lehr- und Versuchsanstalt für fotomechanische Verfahren entstand, die zahlreiche Repro-Fachleute ausbildete.? (etc.; aus: hwa Hessisches Wirtschaftsarchiv, online). -- NETTOGEWICHT ca. 60 kg (Versand in 2 bis 3 Einheiten/Paketen). Sprache: de

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        ALS By Admiral Markham, naval officer and pioneering arctic explorer, addressed to S. C. J. Freeman-Mathews in Cape Town, South Africa.

      London, 1900. London, 26 February 1900. Signed Manuscript Letter by Admiral Sir Albert Hastings Markham, naval officer and pioneering arctic explorer, addressed to S. C. J. Freeman-Mathews in Cape Town, South Africa. Small 8vo. Double-leaf measuring approximately 15 x 15cm. Together with original cover, opened on three sides, bearing three postal marks and one stamp, and measuring 11 x 8 cm. Both in very good condition, from the autograph collection of Seymour C.J. Freeman-Matthews. The addressee, Seymour C.J. Freeman-Matthews was a collector of autographs and amassed a sizeable treasure of signatures with solicitations such as which led to this letter and autograph being penned by a great Arctic navigator. The letter reads as follows: "Dear Sir, I have to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 5th inst. and, in reply, have much pleasure in complying with your request, Believe me. Yrs. faithfully, A. Markham [signature] Vice Admiral.". Very Good.

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        Ceylon Papers]: Eight papers on the geology of Ceylon by Ananda Coomaraswamy, extracted from academic journals, with nine related papers by his colleagues.

      1900-1903 1900 - A remarkable group of eight scientific papers by Ananda Coomaraswamy, including his first published work, Ceylon Rocks and Graphite (1900), from the Journal of the Geological Society; with Notes on the occurrence of Corundum .(1901); The crystalline limestones of Ceylon (1902); The Point-de-Galle group (1902); Contributions to Ceylon geology (1903); The crystalline rocks of Ceylon (1904); Mineralogical notes (1904); and, with G.T. Prior, Serindibite, a new borosilicate from Ceylon (1903). The first paper, bound second, bears an inscription from Coomaraswamy to James Parsons, his assistant, and author of a paper on quartz in Ceylon. Parsons was lost in the jungle in 1909. A paper each by Coomaraswamy's teachers at University College, Professors Bonney and Garwood, are on alpine geology. Their presence, and the two pages of pencil notes in Coomaraswamy's hand suggest his ownership. The paper inscribed to Parsons was presumably returned to Coomaraswamy after his death. The binding appears to be American, and date from AK's period in Boston. Bound in green cloth. Two pages of pencil notes in Coomaraswamy's hand are loosely inserted. First edition, approximately 270 pages (of which 85 by AK), illustrations.

      [Bookseller: John Randall (Books of Asia), ABA, ILAB]
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        Logische Untersuchungen. Erster Theil: Prolegomena zur reinen Logik. Zweiter Theil: Intersuchungen zur Phänomenologie und Theorie der Erkenntnis. Erste Ausgabe.

      Halle a. S. Max Niemeyer Verlag, 1900, 1901 (1. Ausgabe). Gr.-8°, Halbleder (ca. 23 x 16 cm), XII, 257; XVI, 718 Seiten. 2 Teile in 1 Band gebunden. Halbledereinband der Zeit mit vergoldetem Autornamen u. Buchtitel auf Buchrücken. 2 Seiten der Verlagsanzeige mit eingebunden. Zustand: Buchecken- u. Kante berieben, Ränder teilweise gering gebräunt, vereinzelt Bleistiftanmerkungen in v.a. Teil 2, die erste 8 Seiten v. Teil 1 mit Buntstiftunterstreichungen, beide Titelseite mit Namenszug von H. Ruster 07. Insgesamt noch gut erhaltenes u. selten vollständiges Exemplar. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Philosophie, Erste Ausgabe deutschen Autoren

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        Les fleurs à travers les âges et à la fin du XIXème siècle, ouvrage honoré du Prix Joubert de l'Hyberderie par la Société Nationale d'Horticulture de France, notes horticoles et botaniques, résumées avec le concours de Maxime Cornu et de A. Chargueraud, Préface de Jean Aicard

      chez Armand Magnier éditeur à Paris, 1900, grand et fort in 4 (32 x 23 cm), 261 pages. Ouvrage illustré de 51 chromolithographies hors-texte sous serpentes légendées et en couleurs, reproductions d'aquarelles, ainsi que d'un portrait en noir en frontispice de Madeleine Lemaire, les aquarelles originales étant de Madeleine Lemaire. Couverture conservée, Reliure de l'époque demi basane brun raciné, dos à nerfs orné de caissons dorés, filets, titre et monogramme en doré Edition originale, tirage limité à 1000 exemplaires : , 100 exemplaires sur papier Japon enrichis d'une double suite des illustrations et d'une petite aquarelle originale et inédite ; 50 exemplaires sur papier de Chine enrichis d'une double suite des illustrations et d'une petite aquarelle originale et inédite ; 850 exemplaires sur papier Vélin du Marais. Exemplaire 236 sur papier Vélin du Marais.+++++++ Première édition de cet ouvrage de botanique de Théodore Villard (1838-1904) Ingénieur chargé de la direction de grands travaux, et membre de la Société botanique de France. Les belles illustrations sont gravées d'après des aquarelles de Madeleine Lemaire (1845-1928), élève de Charles Chaplin, spécialiste des natures mortes et de fleurs. Peintre quelque peu oubliée aujourd'hui, Alexandre Dumas fils, dont elle a été la maîtresse disait d'elle : " C'est elle qui a créé le plus de roses après Dieu". Robert de Montesquiou la surnommait "l?'impératrice des roses". Elle avait fait son entrée au salon de Paris en 1864, et y reçut des prix en 1877 et en 1900, mais sera présente aussi à la société des aquarellistes à partir de 1879. Madeleine Lemaire illustre aussi des livres, comme "Les Plaisirs et les jours" de Marcel Proust, les poèmes de Robert de Montesquiou, et enfin des livres de botanique. Son atelier transformé en salon sera un des plus courus de la IIIè république avec de jeunes talents comme Marcel Proust (qu'elle lancera) ou Reynaldo Hahn, des écrivains et artistes (Maupassant, Bourget, Réjane etc) au sommet de leur gloire, mais aussi des politiques comme Raymond Poincaré, en quelque sorte, le tout Paris et les têtes couronnées de toute l'Europe. Elle sera en 1900 le professeur de la prometteuse aquarelliste Marie Laurencin -Intérieur très frais, planches en bon état, reliure au dos légérement passé, Bon exemplaire pour cette édition originale numérotée..

      [Bookseller: LES TEMPS MODERNES]
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        Historic Memoirs

      Philadelphia: George Barrie and Sons, 1900. Full leather. Fine. Philadelphia: George Barrie and Sons, 1900s. Full leather. Twenty-four volumes. Octavo. The Complete Historic Memoirs of the Courts of Europe Royal Family of France, St. Petersburg, William II, Francis Joseph, Sedwen, Denmark, Berlin, The Court of Austria, Napoleon's Court, Empress Josephine, Marie Antoinette, Margaret DeValois. Extra illustrated in this edition the plates are three printing: one on papier de chine, mounted upon Dutch handmade paper: one on Japanese etching-paper, in bistre; and one on Whatman drawing-paper, finished in water-colors. Handsomely bound by publisher George Barrie and Son in full contemporary dark brown crushed morocco, single gilt fillet to covers and spine, gilt titles, raised bands, all edges gilt, silk purple doublures, inner covers purple and green morocco enclosing an elaborate gilt frame of stemmed roses and a central coat of arms of the members of royalty crest. Extra illustrated set in fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Imperial Fine Books]
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        Jeu de Course - mechanical motorcar racing gambling game.

      Paris: M.J. & Cie,, c.1900. Mechanical, gambling racing game in its original wood and card case with removable lid (377 × 377 × 179 mm, with lid in place), covering of black diapered paper with gilt "pin-striping" to the edges, plain blue paper lining; 9 variously painted, numbered cast lead vehicles mounted on metal supports in slots through the vermillion-painted pressed tin race track, within green baize surround, 4 nickel-plated sets of attractively "turned" course poles, with trophy-style cup to hold wagers in the centre, nickel-plated name-plate, and the lever to activate the spring-loaded mechanism mounted on lower front; tricolour pennant winning post, on metal pole which sockets into nickel plated stand, still present. The box a little faded and rubbed at the edges, track paint chipped in places, baize a touch rubbed at the extremities and with some spots of moth, cars slightly worn, and all but one missing their little flags but drivers still in place, but overall extraordinarily well-preserved, and still fully functioning. Jeu de Course was originally marketed as a horse-racing game, the name-plate here still features a galloping horse, at the turn of the century being adapted for the motoring craze, and subsequently taking in the fascination with aviation, a model being produced featuring Blériot monoplanes. The cars featured on the present example are reminiscent of Belle Epoque vis-à-vis Peugeots (c.1894-1902). This automotive version is extremely uncommon, and this is a particularly complicated model having three concentric "orbits" of three vehicles each, rather than the 4 or 6 racers usually encountered, it is fully working, and in excellent unrestored condition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      London: F E Robinson, 1900. First. Hardcover. VG+ to near Fine. being an account of two expeditions into the far interior together with a complete list of every animal and bird known to inhabit that country and a list of reptiles collected by the author. With notes on equipment needs to complete a big game shooting expedition and notes as well on sporring wild game. 345 pp, profuse ill. Folding map. Many hunting adventures including the big five as well as plains game. A lovely vg+ to near fine copy of a highly collectible book.

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        Pfauenpaar. Vermutlich aus dem süddeutschen oder dem Alpenraum stammende Staffagerequisiten für Marionetten- und Puppentheater. Um 1900.

      Um 1900. - Maximale Abmessungen in geöffnetem Zustand: ca. 53 x 44 cm (Höhe x Breite). Pappkorpus mit einfacher, von Hand zu führender und arretierbarer Aufklappvorrichtung auf der Rückseite. Die Pfauenfiguren selbst jeweils zusammengesetzt aus einem auf den Pappkorpus appliziertem Kreppapier (das bekannte Pfauenrad darstellend), dieses wiederum handbemalt und mit kleinen metallischen Partikeln versehen. Die eigentlichen Körper der Pfauen wiederum mehrteilig: Zum einen beidseitig lithographisch bedruckte Zuschnitte für Hals, Kopf und Fußpartie, die leuchtend gefiederte und beim Radschlagen sich wölbende Brustpartie aus wabenförmig aufplusterndem, mehrlagigem Chinapapier. Wenige unbedeutende Randläsuren. Ungewöhnliche gut erhaltene Beispiele für frühe Pop-up-Objekte, die offensichtlich als Staffagerequisiten im Marionetten- oder Puppentheater Verwendung fanden. Der Öffnungsmechanismus ermöglichte eine für diese Bühnen effiziente Möglichkeit den Überraschungseffekt eines sich im Handumdrehen aufschlagenden Pfauenrades spektakulär zu nutzen, eine Technik, die in Zeiten des zu Anfang des 20. Jahrhunderts blühenden Orientalismus auf Volksmärkten und Kleinbühnen sicherlich geschätzt wurde. 2000 g

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Stefan Wulf]
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        The Army Alphabet

      Chicago: The Geo. M. Hill Co., 1900. First and only edition. Overall nearly a Good Plus copy, and far nicer than usually encountered for this scarce and delicate book. Board covers edge-worn as usual, especially at lower fore-edge; 1-1/4" chip at lower front corner, otherwise light wear to the front cover, moderate to the back; cloth spine is unfrayed, hinges firm. Pencil inscription to FFEP, diagonal creases to upper 1/3rd of "E" and "G" pages (binding defect), else internally very good. This is the scarcer of the two Alphabet titles, and is exceedingly difficult to find in even tolerable condition.. First Edition. Decorative Hard Cover. Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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        THE OHIO NATURALIST 120 VOLUMES (1900-1915) Super Scarce In Completeness!!

      OHIO: THE BIOLOGICAL CLUB OF THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY, 1900. Book. Good. Hardcover. TITLE: THE OHIO NATURALIST 120 VOLUMES (1900-1915) Super Scarce In Completeness and Rareness!! AUTHOR: NONE STATED PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) / COPYRIGHT: THE BIOLOGICAL CLUB OF THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY, COLUMBUS 1900-1915 EDITION: First Edition ISBN: None CATEGORY: Botany, History, Super Rare, Education, Nature BINDING/COVER: Softbacks without dust jacket COLOR: Beige, Brown and Off Gray SIZE: 6 x 9½ (approximately) PAGES: Various pages. CONDITION: Overall the entire collection is in good plus condition. The November 1902 copy at the top of a bundle has some insect like chewing damage near the very top right edge that doesn't affect the text in any way (appears to be half way through). The November 1903 copy at the top of a bundle has mild like graying spots or smudges to the front cover. The Volume I Introduction like page from the very first issue have mild cracks or chips to the edges (there are two bundles from the very first publication with each have an introductory page). Books are without marks or writings, pages are clean and books are tight and sturdy. All the pages are present in the books. Good+/None dust jackets as issued. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: There are fifteen bundles of eight booklets with the very first issue (Volume 1 Number 1) duplicated (November, 1900-June 1901) with both bundles having the introductory like brochure). Super rare complete set of Ohio biology covering plants and insects of the early 1900s. A JOURNAL DEVOTED MORE ESPECIALLY TO THE NATURAL HISTORY OF OHIO. There probably isn't a more complete set of these found anywhere including universities and or private libraries. These booklets represent a good view of Ohio's natural history during the early 1900s. 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 009076 We support FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY nationwide with donations and purchases. .

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        Mammoth plate view of Pleasant Green Taylor's Family

      Ogden, UT: Thomas Studio, [c.1900]. Photograph. Mammoth plate print (24" by 18"). Unframed on photographer's matte (27" by 21"). Matte is clean with the exception of the lower left corner, which is creased (does not affect the image). Image is very clean and has deep rich sepia tones. Photograph shows Taylor with all of his polygamous wives and children. Taylor's first wife, Clarissa Lake (1828-1900), was deceased when this photograph was taken, but she has been added to the photograph, sitting at Taylor's right side. Apparently, the photographer and the family anticipated adding her ghostly image to the portrait in the darkroom, as space has been saved immediately right of the patriarch to accommodate adding the first wife in the darkroom. This is an unusual image, not just because of its size, but that it shows a polygamous family post Manifesto (Wilford Woodruff's 1890 "Manifesto" was the beginning of the end for officially sanctioned plural marriages in the LDS Church). Taylor and his parents were early LDS converts (1832) joining the fledgling faith in Monroe County, Missouri. The family faced many of the same tribulations of other Mormons of the era. When Pleasant Green arrived in the Great Basin he settled in Harrisville, Utah a small community outside of Ogden, Utah, where he later became a leading figure in the community and also the Bishop of the local LDS ward. Extremely scarce image from uncommon Ogden photographer. Not mentioned in 'Set In Stone Fixed in Glass' nor any other Utah or western photographic reference. Mammoth plate images of any kind from Utah territory are extremely uncommon, especially by lesser known Utah photographers like Thomas. Few pioneer photographers had the wherewithal to afford the significant expense of purchasing and maintaining large format cameras and glass plate negatives.

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA]
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        ART NOUVEAU] KLINGER (Julius)

      sans 1141 - Paris, Librairie de l'Art Ancien et Moderne, sans date (vers 1900), , in-folio en feuilles, [4] pages et 30 planches lithographiées en couleurs, portefeuille cartonné à rubans de l'éditeur, illustrations en couleurs contrecollées sur les plats, Rare et beau recueil de motifs Art Nouveau, centré sur le thème de la femme en tant que motif d'ornement sur tous supports de l'industrie décorative. Il est l'œuvre du graveur et affichiste autrichien Julius Klinger (1876-1942), collaborateur des magazines Wiener Mode et Jugend. La femme qu'il dépeint ici est la femme moderne, tour à tour coquette et sportive ; elle est également fantasmée, sirène, escrimeuse du XVIIIe siècle ou reine d'Égypte dansant nue. Klinger officia à Vienne, Munich, Berlin ; La femme dans la décoration moderne date de sa période berlinoise. Après la Grande Guerre il retourne à Vienne ; il y participe à la fondation du Wienner Grupper et collabore à la publication du Poster Art in Vienna (1923). Il meurt en 1942, victime des persécutions nazies. Portefeuille légèrement défraîchi, avec des petites taches sur le plat inférieur. Quelques rousseurs sur les feuillets de texte, légères salissures en bordure de certaines blanches [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        A plain and literal translation of the Arabian Nights' entertainments,

      [London:] Burton Club,, [c. 1900]. now entitled The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, with explanatory notes on the manners and customs of Moslem men and a terminal essay upon the history of the Nights. 17 volumes, octavo. Recent navy blue half morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, cloth boards, top edge gilt. Frontispiece and illustrations throughout the set. A fine set. The Samara Edition. Printed by The Burton Club for subscribers only. Limited to 1,000 sets of which this is number 653.

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        Uta-Garuta. Kartenspiel mit 2 x 100 Karten: Hyakunin-isshu. Hundert Gedichte von hundert Dichtern.

      Japan, um 1900. - 2 x 100 farbige Karten, je ca. 7 x 5 cm) in Urushi-Lack-Deckelkasten, ca. 12 x 14 x 10 cm. Uta-Garuta ist ein jahrhundertealtes japanisches Kartenspiel, das meist zu Neujahr gespielt wird. Es besteht aus 100 Karten zum Lesen (Yomifuda) jeweils mit kleinem Bildnis des Dichters, dessen Namen und dem Anfang eines Gedichts sowie 100 Karten zum Nehmen (Torifuda) mit der unteren Strophe des jeweiligen Gedichts. Sie entsprechen den 100 Waka-Gedichten der Anthologie Hyakunin Isshu. - Der Lack an einigen Kanten mit kleinen Abplatzungen. Eine Karte ca. 2 cm beschnitten, sonst insgesamt sehr schöner Erhaltungszustand.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Mertens & Pomplun GbR]
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        ILE DE FRANCE [manuscript title]

      [N.p., but most likely Mauritius, 1900. Bottom corners trimmed away, wear and some loss along left and top edge. Light to moderate soiling. About good. An early manuscript map of the island of Mauritius, done in pen and ink on laid paper. On the map, the town of Grande Port is labeled as Port Bourbon - the port was renamed Port Bourbon when the French took over the island in 1710, though the name reverted back to Grande Port by the late 18th century. Plains, mountains, rivers, and other major geographical features are indicated on the map, as are the outlying smaller islands. The Dutch were the first Europeans to become interested in the island, taking possession in 1598. After exploiting the island's dense forests for a century and introducing the cultivation of sugar cane and cotton, in 1710 the Dutch abandoned the colony. The French soon claimed it as "Ile de France," and the island remained under the control of the French East India Company until 1767. During the long war between France and England at the beginning of the 19th century, Mauritius proved to be an important strategic naval base, and as a result the British took charge of the island in 1810, and the Treaty of Paris confirmed official British possession in 1814. It remained an important sugar producing colony, and in the 20th century agricultural production was expanded to include tea, rice, and other produce.

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        Schiefertafel-Lust in Bildern & Reimen.

      Gotha, Verlag von H. Bartholomäus (ca 1900); (EA); ca 23x16 cm; 20 unnummerierte Blätter mit 19 \"Schwarz-Bilder\" und jeweils gegenüber eine Seite Text [in Sütterlin] dazu, sowie eine \"Schiefertafel\" [schwarzer Karton] auf hinterem Innendeckel, 1 Griffel in Seitenlasche des vorderen Deckels und Reste eines Schwämmchens an Schnur im hinteren Deckel; farbig illustr. Originalhalbleinwandeinband mit Vorder- und Hinterdeckelillustration (Einband gering bestoßen, Vorsätze etwas fleckig, vorderer Vorsatz mit kleinem Stempel, Seiten geringfügig - meist nur leicht am unteren Rand - fleckig; insgesamt gutes Exemplar des seltenen Buches) Der Griffel dürfte nicht original sein, er ist für die Karton-Schiefertafel zu hart. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Bilderbücher; Kinderbücher; Schulbücher

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Hilbert Kadgien]
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        ALASKA - NOME GOLD RUSH: Autograph Letter Signed "Edwin" from Sherzer to his Fiancé Clara Miller in St. Louis MO. Dated Nov. 1, 1900. Sherzer].

      Nome, Alaska 1900 - Nome, Alaska, Nov. 1, 1900. With 6 1/2 large octavo pages of text on rectos in dark brown ink on beige thin wove paper (20 - 25 lines per page), with the last sheet having half the verso filled in pencil. Letter accompanied by addressed & stamped envelope, postmarked Nome, AK, Nov. 2 1900. Paper with some very mild age toning but overall letter and envelope in very good original condition. Missouri natives Sherzer and his brother were two of Nome's first postal workers and also operated a dog sledding business in Nome. In this interesting content rich letter from the first year of the Gold Rush in Nome, Sherzer describes his everyday life in Nome to his Fiancé and also in detail his dog sledding business: "We have had lots of snow and everything is on runners and everybody riding. There was a fine trail made on the river in front of our cabin and we called it the race course. The dogs would simply fly over it and we were sitting back on the sled had great fun., you see women all wrapped up in furs seated in a basket sled with a team of 5 or 6 dogs running along with them. I have found it fine sport, but brother says just wait till you get out on the trail and it is work, then you won¿t enjoy it so much., We have both been working in the Post Office but that only lasted until Nov. 1. However, we would not have stayed anyway as we have our assessment work to do before January and we can also make more money with our dog team. Four or five persons have tried to buy the dogs from us already and one fellow wanted to hire them but we wouldn't let any of them go as we have a fine team and have not been keeping them all summer for nothing."

      [Bookseller: The Wayfarer's Bookshop, ABAC/ILAB/PBFA]
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        Liebigbilder für Liebig-Bilder ORIGINAL-ALBUM mit 54 Serien á 6 Bildern und 1 Serien á 5 Bilder (Bildgröße 10 x 7 cm)

      o. J. (ca 1900), Bilder zwischen 1895 - 1904. - mit 329 farbigen Sammelbilder, teils mit Gold- und Silberauflagen, ORDENTLICHES EXEMPLAR des gesuchten ORIGINAL-ALBUMS mit den Bilderfolgen Serien Nr: 293, 295, 296, 298, 310, 316, 327, 330, 332, 334, 335, 375, 380, 399, 409, 433, 440, 449, 461, 484, 485, 488, 490, 502, 503, 515, 519, 520, 521, 522, 525, 526, 527, 538, 539, 544, 546, 555, 556, 558, 560, 565, 566, 574, 576, 581, 583, 584, 595, 603, 605, 614, 510 (ohne Bild Nr, 4). Daneben gibt es eine Serie in Niederländischer Sprache:"De Zeven Wereldwonderen" DIE SERIEN HABEN NACH DER PREISEINSCHÄTZUNG VON KÖBERICHS' "Liebig Verkaufsliste 2011 einen Gesamtwert von über EUR 650,--, der Einband mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren Sprache: Deutsch 30x28 (Querformat), braunes farbig illustriertes und blindgeprägtes O Ln, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Writings

      Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1900. Leather bound. Fine. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1900. Leather bound. Twenty-two volumes. Octavo. The Complete Writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne. The Autograph Edition is limited to five hundred copies which this is number 207, signed Rose Hawthorne Lanthrop and by the publisher Houghton Mifflin, illustrations are in two states hand- coloured other black and white. Bound in three quarter olive green morocco, cloth boards, spine in six compartments between raised bands, gilt title, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper. A ssplendid set.

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        From the Cape to Cairo

      London: Hurst & Blackett, 1900. First. Hardcover. Fine. McCormick, A.D.. 377 pp, profuse ill. Large colored folding map in rear. The first traverse of Africa from North to South. 377 pp., ill. Large colored folding map in rear. Highly regarded and important work of travel, hunting and adventure. Lovely, fine copy in orig. highly deco and cloth covers. Scarce. EXcellent reading, stunning illustrations and an overall great book.

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        DATOS para la Materia Medica Mexicana. Primera parte (-Segunda y Tercera partes).

      Mexico, Ofiina Typografica de la Secretaria del Fomento, 1894-1898-1900. - 3 tomes en 2 volumes petit in-4. 515pp. 5ff. (1f.blanc). + VII. 187pp. 4ff. + IV. 152pp. 3ff. + 54 planches hors-texte. Cartonnage demi toile à la Bradel (Reliure de l'époque). Edition Originale de ce traité sur les plantes médicinales indigènes du Mexique. Ces volumes sont illustrés de 54 planches hors texte, dont 6 en couleurs. En 1908 parut une suite. Bon exemplaire. Palau, 68607. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Comellas]
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      [Vladivostok, 1900. Early 20th-century German photograph album with textured paper boards and spine. Front board decoratively embossed with image of a flower and the words, "Moderne Lichtbildere." Top and bottom of spine, edges of boards, and outer joints moderately worn. Mounts separating, but very good. Images very clean overall and in very good condition. An album of twenty-four original photographs taken in Vladivostok in June 1900. The snapshot- size images are each matted one per page in a German-made photograph album, and each image is inscribed in a contemporary hand in German. The photographs include views of the port, Russian naval ships and numerous other vessels, the city center, the post office, street scenes, buildings and houses (including a German brewery), and pictures of everyday life. Due to its location in the Russian Far East on the coast of the Sea of Japan and near both the Chinese and Korean borders, Vladivostok was a settlement with numerous international residents and visitors, and this heterogeneity is recorded in this album. Half of the photographs are of people, including images of Russians, Chinese, and Koreans. Photographs of local Chinese residents predominate, with images of a waterman filling his wagon, a fruit seller in the market, another seller in the market with his measuring scale, and other laborers. Other images in the album include Korean children playing, various neighborhoods and locales, and a family portrait (complete with cow) in front of a house. A fine turn-of-the-century album consisting of original contemporary photographs of Vladivostok, with numerous images of the local population. Due to its strategic location, Soviet Russia later kept the port under the highest security, and any photographs of it are uncommon.

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        Orpheus. Signed Large Conte Drawing

      [ca. 1900]. [Studio Charles Eamer Kempe] 8" x 10 3/4" Wyndham H. Hughes. Superb Pre-Raphaelite conte (i.e. chalk/crayon) by Wyndham H. Hughes (unsigned, but found in collection of his work), on art paper. Hughes' painting were used throughout Britain in Churches for stained/painted windows, as well as wall paintings. He was know to have frequented in the circle of Edward Burne-Jones and William Morris. Hughes was one of the most important artists of Kempe's studio ca. 1900. Here, a drawing of the earliest poet Orpheus, decidedly Pre-Raphaelite and certainly a good model for stained glass. Fine.

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        Moderne Kunstverglasungen - Vorbilder im Geschmack der Neuzeit für Architekten, Kunstglaser, Glasmaler und Kunstgewerbezeichner (1. und 2. Serie)

      Max Spielmeyer Buchhandlung für Architekrue und Kunstgewerbe, Berlin um 1900 - Erste Serie: 9 von 10 Lichtdrucktafeln (Tafel 8 fehlt) und eine farbige Tafel nebst einer Einführung sowie einer Anleitung für die Werkstatt; Zweite Serie: mit 9 von 10 Lichtdrucktafeln (Tafel 15 fehlt) und 1 von 2 farbigen Tafeln (Tafel 13-14 fehlt) nebst einer Anleitung für die Werkstatt; Mappen im Format 37,5 x 53 cm mit zwei Bändern zum zubinden (Serie 2 mit nur einem Band) Mappen leicht feuchtigkeitswellig, Leinenrücken angeplatzt, Rücken der Mappe 2 mit einem Leinenstreifen ausgebessert, Tafeln in gutem Zustand mit geringen Randläsuren, Titelblatt der Serie 2 mit Einrissen de 15 + 13 S. 2400 g

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        Stereoscope Image of Doyle in his tent at Bloemfontein, South Africa during the Boer War.

      Meadowville, PA: Keystone View Company, 1900., 1900. Attractive sepia stereoscope photographs mounted on oblong card, depicting Conan Doyle, pen in hand in his tent in Bloemfontein during his service as a military doctor in the South African War 1899-1902. With six other similar cards featuring Steamship volunteers, Military personnel, climbers and children. Cards slightly curled, images sharp, a little sunning; very good. A fascinating survival.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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