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        [EARLY 20th-CENTURY PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM, CONSISTING OF TWENTY-FOUR PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN VLADIVOSTOK CIRCA JUNE 1900, EACH WITH CONTEMPORARY HANDWRITTEN ANNOTATIONS IN GERMAN]

      [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.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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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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        Great Contemporaries.

      Thornton Butterworth, London. 1900 - First edition. Octavo. 335 pages. Two page Preface by the author. Photographs of the "great contemporaries" who include George Bernard Shaw, T.E. Lawrence, Marshall Foch, Leon Trotsky, Hitler etc. Later fine binding by Bayntun (Rivière) of three quarter red morocco with raised bands, gilt rules, top edge gilt, red cloth sides, marbled endpapers. Fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis, Bookseller, ABA, ILAB]
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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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        The Pretoria Friend - the authorised medium for official news. Complete set of 17 issues of this broadsheet newspaper from its first issue on 26 June 1900 to 14 July 1900 when it ceased publication

      Pretoria: without imprint, 1900. A fine set of all 17 original issues of this Boer War newspaper preserved in a specially made black leather case. Each 4 pages and folded as issued. The Pretoria Friend was started by Lord Stanley, the chief British censor, at Pretoria during the early days of British occupation when the city was still under martial law. (For more books about the military history of the British in Africa please search my stock using the keyword africa.)

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

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

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        PHOTO ALBUM OF A JOURNEY TO SAN FRANCISCO, MARIN COUNTY, YOSEMETE AND MISSIONARY RESIDENCY AT USHIGOME, JAPAN.

      EARLY AMERICAN MISSIONARIES IN N. CALIFORNIA & JAPAN 1900 - 1900-1904. Black cloth oblong photo album,ca 27.5 x 18.5 cm.contains 37 b.w., 1 color photos 38 in all, very good, clearimages, each with white script captions by Lena Kammererfrom Superior, Nebraska, with caption dates. Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

      [Bookseller: RARE ORIENTAL BOOK CO., ABAA, ILAB]
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        Nepalese Royal Family.

      c. 1900 - Hand-coloured albumen print. Fine colouring and in good condition, mounted on thick card. Dimensions: 290 by 190mm. (11 by 7.5 inches).

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        Stehender weiblicher Akt beim Bade in einem Gewässer, das rechts und links von hochaufragenden Felsen eingeschlossen ist.

      - Tempera und Öl, auf geöltem braunem Papier, rechts unten signiert „Georg Poppe". 34,4:26 cm. In den Rändern links und unten ungleichmäßig beschnitten, in der linken unteren Ecke ein Nagellöchlein. Mit dem vorliegenden Blatt, das sich durch eine spannungsreiche Komposition und Pinselführung auszeichnet, griff Poppe auf ein bei den französischen Impressionisten beliebtes Bildthema zurück – der Akt im Freien. In der statuarischen Auffassung der Figur werden zudem Erinnerungen an Plastiken der klassischen Antike wach. Georg Poppe besuchte 1900-1902 die Kunstschule in Breslau und 1903-1911 die Kunstakademie in Karlsruhe, wo er ein Meisterschüler W. Trübners (1851-1917) war. Nach Beendigung seiner Studienzeit im Jahr 1911 lebte er als freischaffender Maler und Graphiker in Frankfurt am Main.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Album Mit 25 Lithographien

      , Ohne Datum, Ca. 1900-1912 Leinen Sehr gut Farbig gemustertes Leinen-Album im Jugendstil, ohne Text, tadellos, gemustertes Vor-/Nachsatzpapier, 25 montierte, saubere Heliogravüren auf Japan Papier, von Bayros in der Platte signiert, jeweils mit Seidenpapier geschützt, Maße 19,5 x 22 Cm. Darstellungen aus der Sammlungen u.a. \"Die Fünf Sinne\", \"Bilder aus dem Boudoir der Madame C.C.\". Hier vorhanden: 1. Das Gesicht, 2. Der Geruch, 3. Das Gefühl, 4. Das Gehör, 5. Le Gout (Der Geschmack), 6. \"Chérie-tu t`es surpassée toi-même (Du hast dich selbst übertroffen)\", 7. Vieille porcelaine (Altes Porzellan), 8.\" Ah, je vais t`apprendre à fréquenter les petits bons hommes (Ich werde dir schon beibringen mit den Jungs zu verkehren)\", 9. \"Oh, du-du! -Die Malerin\", 10.\" Ah! Ouich ! De la sorcellerie-il y en a, Madame - c`est la jeunesse, toujours la jeunesse! (Ah ! Ja ! Es gibt Zauberei, Madame - die Jugend! Immer die Jugend!)\", 11. \"Ce n`est que le premier coup qui coûte, Mademoiselle -toujours mes élèves les plus craintives devenaient les plus acharnées!( Nur das erste Mal ist hart Mademoiselle! Immer sind meine ängstlichsten Schülerinnen die strebsamsten geworden!\"), kleiner Knick oben rechts, Bild unverletzt, 12. \"Fallait pas m\'lier l\'herisson (Sie hätten mir den Igel (zwischen den Beinen) nicht anbinden müssen)\", 13. \"Oh! Tu sais! Mais un livre, on peut bien le regarder (Oh ! Aber du weißt! Ein Buch kann man sich doch gut anschauen.)/ L\'ex-libris de la bibliothèque du pensionnat (Das Exlibris der Bibliothek des Internats)\", 14.\" Nous l`avons trop en avant (Es ist zu weit vorne)/ Le jeu des cerises (Das Kirschenspiel), \" 15.\"Du wolltest nie glauben, dass Quecksilber hinein gehört, \" 16.\" L\'autre jour, Lilytte, ce fut comme des perles dans mes cheveux (Das letzte Mal, Lilyte, fühlte es sich wie Perlen in meinen Haaren an),\" 17. \"Ah! La Vilaine, toujours elle commence par Boully - et plus tard t\'es trop fatiguée! (Ah das Luder ! Sie fängt immer mit Boully (der Bulldogge) an - und später ist sie zu müde)\", 18. \"Tiens la bien, la petite égoïste, autrement elle va m`oublier tout à fait (Halt Sie fest, die kleine Egoistin, sonst wird sie mich ganz und gar vergessen)\", 19. \"A bon amusement encore (Und weiterhin viel Spaß),\" 20. \"Attends! Nous allons te colorier un peu ces deux jolies pommes anémiques! (Warte mal, wir werden dir diese zwei hübschen, mageren Äpfel ein bisschen färben !)\"21. \"Ne tire pas si fort (Zieh doch nicht so stark!)/ Le cygne noir (Der schwarze Schwan)\", 22. \"Si .. tout de meme le doigt (unentzifferbar)\", 23.\" Jamais tu n\'y servis personne toi-meme (Die Tochter des Schafrichters - Nie hast du dort selbst jemanden bedient.)\", 24. \"Je les ai recus tous! (Ich habe sie alle empfangen!)\" 25.\" Et Amely qui s\'y refuse toujours! (Und wie kann Amely es immer ablehnen!)\"++++Franz von Bayros, der österreichischer Beardsley, (1866, Zagreb - 1924, Wien), bekannt als Marquis de Bayros, Grafiker, Illustrator und Maler des Fin de siecle.++++-Un album rare avec 25 gravures impeccables (chacune protégée par un papier de soie) de Franz von Bayros ou Choisy Le Conin (1866 - 1924), explicitement érotiques, raffinées et aussi sadomasochistes. Excellent état.++++-An art nouveau album, a private collection 25 clean exquisite erotic engravings by Franz von Bayros, protected by tissue paper. Marquis Franz von Bayros or Choisy Le Conin (1866 - 1924), Austrian artist of the Fin de Siècle who will stay remembered for his delicate and perverse representations of sexual fantasies. He illustrated numerous books and designed manifold book plates especially for the wealthy Vienna and Munich society. Very good condition.++++25 x 30 Cm. 1,2 Kg. Versand D: 5,50 EUR Erotika Fetischismus Fin De Siecle Pornographie Rokoko Grausamkeit Perversionen Sadomasochismus Jugendstil Sex Kunst Grafiken Graphiken Erotic Art

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clement]
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        VEDUTA DEL PONTE ROTTO. A. ARCO. DELL\' ANTICO PONTE SENATORIO ALLA RIPA DEL TRASTEVERE. B. ARCHI MODERNI. C. AVANZI DELLA PILA ANTICA SULLA RIPA OPPOSTA. ( Nachdruck )

      Regia Calcografia Roma Bildmaß der Darstellung: 13 x 19,5 cm . Kupferstich unter Passepartout und Glas gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 36 x 39,5 cm ). Nachdruck um 1900 nach dem alten Original-Kupferstich von 1756 aus der Reihe *Veduti di Roma* ( Views of Rome ). Rechts unten mit dem Blindstempel der *Regia Cartografia* ( Regia Calcografia blindstamp, lower right ). Der Rahmen gering bestoßen, ansonsten guter Zustand. . ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Piranesi, Nachdruck, Veduten, Ponte Rotto, Roma, Trastevere, Google, Print, Rom

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Heiliger Michael. "Tavola della Biccherna". Einbanddecke im Stil der Sieneser Renaissance.

      Siena, ca. 1890 - 1900. - Zwei, mit breitem Lederrücken (ca. 4,5 cm) verbundene reliefgeschnitzte, reich vergoldete und punzierte Holzdeckel mit 6 (von 8) aufgebrachten Buckelrosetten, gemalten floralen Bordüren und aufwändiger Deckelmalerei mit einer Heiligen-Darstellung und Wappenmalerei mit Textfeld. Einbandnachahmung im Stile der Sieneser Rechnungsbucheinbände von dem Sieneser Maler und Restaurator Icilio Federico Joni (1866-1946), einem der berühmtesten Fälscher von Kunstwerken und Haupt einer ganzen Fälscherschule, die sich vor allem auf die Sieneser Malerei spezialisiert hatte. Bei den "Tavole della Biccherna", von denen 18 heute noch bekannt sind, handelt es sich allerdings um freie Neuschöpfungen im Stil der Einbände, die die "Magistratura finanziaria della Repubblica di Siena", die sogenannte Biccherna vom 12. bis zum 18. Jahrhundert für ihre Rechnungsbücher benutzte. Dabei war es üblich, die alle sechs Monate neu berufenen Finanzbeamten in besagten Holzeinbanddecken mit ihren Wappen, Heiligenfiguren, Kontorszenen und meist auch zugehörigen Texten zu ehren. - So waren über die Zeit einige Hunderte Tafeln entstanden, die sich später immer mehr auch zu selbständigen Gemälden entwickelten. Mit der vorliegende Einbandecke geht Joni also auf ein Vorbild zurück, das noch ganz im Kanon des nutzbaren Buchschutzes und Schmucks steht: Auf dem Vorderdeckel ist der "Seelenwäger", der Erzengel Michael dargestellt auf reich mit Punkt- und Kreispunzierungen geschmückten Grund. Hochaufgerichtet mit dem Lanze, Heiligenschein, in kostbarer römischer Rüstung mit Knieplatten nach Engelsgesichtern, Schuppenpanzer und Pfauenaugenflügeln steht der Erzengel über dem niedergeworfenen Teufel in Gestalt eines sich zu seinen Füßen windenden Drachens, die Seelenwage des jüngsten Gerichts in seiner Linken haltend. Die vier angrenzenden Felder sind mit breiten floralen, gepunzten Bordüren auf Schwarzgrund gefüllt, in den Ecken sind die erhabenen Buckelrosetten aus geschmiedetem Messing aufgebracht. Alle Register sind durch in den Kalkgrund gedrückte Lochpunzen begleitet. - Der Rückdeckel folgt demselben Muster, im Mittelfeld sind ein großes und fünf kleine Wappen in erhabenem Kissenrelief dargestellt. Es sind Wappenschilder bekannter italienischer Familien mit dem folgenden Text: "Questo è (i)l nome di quello spettabile cittadino Cuno Q. Riccio Altoviti Camarlengo dell offitio di Biccerna per tenpo (!) di mesi sei da kalende luglio a kalende genaio anno domini 1475", also angeblich von einem wohl tatsächlich existierenden "Camerlengo" einem Verwalter der Sienneser Biccherna. Die Tafeln sind insofern interessant, da Joni hier die Biccherna expressis verbis nennt und die Tafel auch explizit datiert "1475", womit er dem kritischen Begutachter Kriterien zur Nachprüfung überlässt. - Von den 8 Messingbuckeln fehlen jeweils eine auf dem Vorder- und Rückdeckel, mit einigen Gebrauchsspuren, die teilweise auch von dem Fälscher selbst zur Erhöhung der beabsichtigten Authentizität dem Objekt beigebracht wurden: Lederrücken an Kapitalen eingerissen, die Deckel mit mehreren Abplatzungen der vergoldeten Punzenstege, einigen kleineren Abriebstellen der Malerei, wobei das meist zu glatte und leuchtende Gold des Grundes durchscheint, das es im 15. Jahrhundert noch nicht gab und das danut die künstliche Alterung aufdeckt. - Die Deckel wie üblich mit vertikaler Durchbruchstelle und entsprechenden Fehlstellen, jedoch kaum Bildverlust; der hintere Deckel etwas stärker betroffen. Die Heiligendarstellung mit kleinen Abkratzungen (im Gesicht, im Gewand), sonst in sehr guter Gesamterhaltung. - Vgl. Hellmuth Helwig. Einbandfälschungen: Imitation, Fälschung und Verfälschung historischer Bucheinbände, Stuttgart 1968, Hettler. - Joni, Icilio Federico: Le memorie di un pittore di quadri antichi: Con alcune con descrizioni sulla pittura a tempera e sul modo di fare invecchiare i dipinti e le dorature, Florenz 1932.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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        The Works.

      London: Chapman & Hall,, c.1900. With introductions, general essay, and notes by Andrew Lang. 34 volumes (200 x 140 mm). Finely bound by Riviere & Son for Sotheran of Piccadilly in red half calf, brown and tan labels, spine richly gilt, raised bands, red cloth sides, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Frontispieces and plates throughout. Early 20th-century bookplate to front pastedown of 9 volumes. Boards lightly scuffed, a couple of labels with minor chipping and staining. An excellent set. The Gadshill Edition, "printed from the edition that was carefully corrected by the author in 1867 and 1868" and including H. K. Browne and George Cruikshank's beloved illustrations. A handsome set of what is generally considered one of the best editions of the collected works of Charles Dickens.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Auferstehung" originales Aquarell ca.82x52cm auf festem Malpapier; oben rechts monogrammiert; auf Unterlagenkarton fest montiert; um 1900

      - An den Kartonrändern mit Spuren ehemaliger Rahmung.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Niederbayern]
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        The Importance of Being Earnest

      London: Samuel French Ltd, 26 Southampton St., n.d. [c.1900]., 26. French's Acting Edition, 'The Dramatic Works of Oscar Wilde' No.1. Pp.[vi]; 52; [2], advertisements. Publisher's decorative pale green paper covers printed in black with 'Gothic' title in three lines (some show the title over two lines, priority unknown). Original price 1d,.6s. with later label 'revised price 2/-net.' Text features a few marginal stage directions/notes in pencil plus a neat pencil sketch to half-title. Some trivial handling but essentially a fine copy bearing the ownership signature of A.P.A. Pidcock-Henzell to front wrapper. An uncommon printing, conforming to Mason's 'later impression' featuring the three added preliminary leaves, sewn construction and a revised address on the imprint. We have located other copies but none with this particular Gothic typography on the cover Mason 384.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Album mit 195 Cartes des Visites (CdV). [Beinhaltet folgende Persönlichkeiten mit Photographie:] Kaiser Franz Josef von Österreich, Kaiserin Elisabeth von Österreich, Ludwig von Benedek, Carolina Person geb. Heitzmann, Leopold I. König von Belgien (?), Prinz von Oranien, Papst Leo XIII., Isabela Königin von Spanien, Amadeus I. König von Spanien, Don Carlos, Alfonso XII. König von Spanien, Alexander Alexandrowitch, Langiewicz, Cornelius, W. von Kaulbach, Maximilian I. von Mexiko, Victor Hugo, Prinz Friedrich Wilhelm von Preußen, Karl von Holtei, Kreutzer, Meyerbeer, Auber und Liszt. [Personen nach Stichen o. ä.:] Wallenstein, Maria Theresia, Joseph II, Charlotte Herzogin von Orleans, Leopold Ii. von Belgien, Victor Emanuel, Garibaldi auf dem Sterbebett, Cavour, Papst Pius IX., Peter der Große, Catharina II., Nicolaus I., Fürst Cza... , Russische Kaiserfamilie, Koscinzsko, Struensee, Christian VII. König von Dänemark, Mathilde Königin von Dänemark, Henry VIII., Catherine d`Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Sultan, Abdul aziz Iran, Jeanne Seymour, Catherine Howard, Katherine Parr, Jeanne Gray, Elisabeth d`Angelerre, Charles I., Olivier Chromwell, Wellington, Prinz von Wales, Lafayette, Benjamin Franklin, Abraham Lincoln, Christophe Columbus, Joh. Tetzel, Zwingly, Luther, Calvin, Johann Huss, Franz von Sickingen, Ulrich von Hutten, Cicero, Nero, Machiavelli, C. von Rotteck, La Fornarina, Linné, Johannes Guttenberg, Alexander von Humboldt, Wilhelm von Humboldt, Lavater, Pestalozzi, Copernikus, Galilèe, M. Jo. Kepler, Kepler`s erste Frau, Isaak Newton, Winkelmann, Michel Angelo, Ant. de Canova, Thorwaldsen, Andrea Palladio, Rafael Morghen, Joh. Holbein, Titian, Overbeck, Freiherr von Leibnitz, Moses Mendelsohn, Immanuel Kant, Schleiermacher, Fichte, Schelling, Pierre Corneille, Moliere, Bossuet, Fenelon, Louis Racine, Mlle. de Sevigne, Lafontaine, Mlle. de Sabliere, Louis Racine, Montesquieu, J. J. Rousseau, Diderot, Marquise de Chatelet, Bernardin de St. Pierre, Mdme. des Genlis, Guillelmine de Stäel-Holstein, Scribe, Guizot, Chateaubriand, Lamartine, Eugen Sue, Dante Aligheri, Petrarque, Miguel de Cervantes, Boccaccio, Torquato Tasso, Peter Aretin, Vittorio Alfieri, Ariost, Shakespierre, Milton, Lord Byron, Walter Scott, Tennyson, Hans Sachs, Anna Luise Karschin, Christian Fürchtegott Gellert, Rabener, Lessing, Karl Wilh. Ramler, Hagedorn, Gleim, Musaeus, J. J. Bodmer, E. v. Kleist, Klopstock, J. G. Seume, Uz, A. v. Haller, Sal. Gesner, L. H. C. Hoelty, Matthison, Wieland, J. P. Hebel, Herder, Schilling, Goethe, Wilhelm Grimm, Jacob Grimm, August W. Schlegel, Zschokke, Theodor Körner, von Eichendorf, August von Kotzebue, Jean Paul Friedr. Richter, Adalbert von Chamisso, Tieck, Geibel, Friedr. Halm, Heine, Börne, Anastasius Grün, Freilingrath, Ida Gräfin Hahn-Hahn, Rückert, Uhland, Gustav Freitag, Sebastian Bach, Haendel, J. Baptiste Lully, Piccini, Gluck, Haydn, Mozart, Paganini, C. M. von Weber, L. van Beethoven, Spontini, Boieldieu, A. Adam, Spohr, Cherubini, Fr. Chopin, Franz Lachner, Rossini, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Franz Schubert und Richard Wagner.

      o. O., -, o. J. [vor 1900]. o. Pag. [50 S.] OLd. m. Orig. Schließe. Mit Bleistift-Titeleien, sowie einem eingeklebten sowie einem lose beiliegenden hds. Inhaltsverzeichnis. - Ebd. stärker berieben, Gbrsp., fleckig (Papierrahmen) dieser auch mit papierbedingter Oxidation. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Autograph

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        IL BERNINI. La sua vita, la sua opera, il suo tempo. Con prefazione di Adolfo Venturi.

      Milano, Hoepli, 1900. In-4 p., mz. pelle coeva (abras. e piccoli spacchi al dorso) pp. VIII,455, con un ricchissimo apparato iconografico, in b.n. nel t., di 270 riproduzioni delle opere del Maestro Gian Lorenzo (1598--1680). Di questa Importante monografia Adolfo Venturi così precisa: ?"il Fraschetti ha ben compreso come convenisse staccarsi dalle biografie del Baldinucci e del figlio del Bernini, per ricostruire la vita gloriosa di questo pontefice massimo dell?'arte nostra del Seicento..?". Testo molto ben conservato.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Malavasi sas]
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        Werke in 5 Bänden. Herausgegeben von Konrad Feilchenfeldt. Band 1: Denkwürdigkeiten des eignen Lebens I. Band 2: Denkwürdigkeiten des eignen Lebens II. Band 3: Denkwürdigkeiten des eignen Lebens III. Band 4: Biographien / Aufsätze / Skizzen und Fragmente.

      Frankfurt am Main, Deutscher Klassiker Verlag, 917, 918, 1014, 1190, 1328 Seiten. Ganzledereinband im Bütten-Schuber, geschutzt durch eine chemise, eine Schutzhülle aus Büttenpapier mit einem Lederrücken, der die Rückenansicht des Einbandes wiederholt. So kann sich der Bücherlieberhaber trotz des Schutzes an seine Lederausgabe erfreuen. Über den Leder steht im Verlagsprospekt: Für die Ledereinbände, von Hand gefertigt, werden ausgesuchte Felle der ostindischen Radja-Ziege verwendet, die in der Kripper Lederfabrik zugerichtet werden. Es handelt sich um ein Voll-Leder, das seine natürliche Narbung behält, ohne die heute übliche Einprägung eines künstlichen Narbenbildes in eine aufgespritzte Oberfläche. Durch den Verzicht auf eine solche Beschichtung und durch eine reine aniline, leuchtend rote Farbe bewahrt das Material seine ledertypischen Eigenschaften. Die Echtgoldprägung der Schrift auf dem Büchrücken, der Kopfgoldschnitt und die Blindprägung des Signets auf dem Rücken vervollständigen das äußere Bild des Ledereinbandes. Zusand: Rücken des Lederumschlags dezent aufgehellt, ansonsten ein un- oder kaumgelesenes Exemplar. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Deutscher Klassiker Verlag, Bibliophile Ausgabe, Deutsche Literatur vor 1900

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        William Cotton Oswell Hunter and Explorer

      London: Heinemann, 1900. First. Hardcover. VG+. 2 volumes: 289 & 267 pp, ill. Maps incl. one colored. Intro by F Galton. Oswell will always be remembered as the man sent not once, but twice, to guide David Livingstone. They traveled together and it was Oswell's knowledge of the game country that helped the beleaguered Livingstone through his trips. In his own book, Missionary Travels, Livingstone heaps high praise on Oswell. Although many books mention Oswell, this is the only one about his life. VG+ set in original cloth- much nicer than most sets we've seen. AND this is HENRY STANELY's personal copy, his bookplates in front of both volumes. Spines unevenly faded.

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        Cries of London [Cover Title]

      N.p. [London: Graves], 1900. One of 250 color copies (total edition of 500). 13 hand-colored, stipple-engraved plates (numbered 1-13) copied by G. Appleton from the original plates by Schiavonetti, Vendramini, Cordon, and others, after paintings by Francis Wheatley, captioned in English and French; issued without title page or letterpress. 1 vols. Folio. Late 19th-century red morocco. One of 250 color copies (total edition of 500). 13 hand-colored, stipple-engraved plates (numbered 1-13) copied by G. Appleton from the original plates by Schiavonetti, Vendramini, Cordon, and others, after paintings by Francis Wheatley, captioned in English and French; issued without title page or letterpress. 1 vols. Folio. Wheatley's Cries of London. The 13 engravings of Wheatley's famous paintings - originally exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1792-1795 - have endured as his most popular work, and were reproduced (as here) many times. Presented here in large format, beautifully colored and preserved in a superb binding - they are delightful. Colas 3072 (note #3)

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        The Migration of Birds: as observed at Irish Lighthouses and Lightships including the original reports from 1888-97, now published for the first time, and an analysis of these and of the previously published reports from 1881-87: together with an Appendix giving the measurements of about 1600 wings

      London:: R.H. Porter; Dublin: Edward Ponsonby,, 1900.. First edition.. Hardcover. Very Good. xxv, 285, (i), [ii], 667, including the two foldouts, a map and a table. Original brown endpapers with armorial bookplate dated 1901, and 1944 ownership name to verso of front free endpaper. 'Note added in Press' tipped in at Preface. Foxing to prelims and to untrimmed fore-edges. Contents otherwise clean, with occasional minor spotting. Top edge gilt. In the original binding of red pebble cloth titled in gilt, decorated with a small gilt lighthouse to front. Clean and firm, front bright, spine slightly dulled. Small nick to head of spine, and slight blunting to extremities. A very nice copy. [Heavy Item]

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        Album mit 195 Cartes des Visites (CdV). [Beinhaltet folgende Persönlichkeiten mit Photographie:] Kaiser Franz Josef von Österreich, Kaiserin Elisabeth von Österreich, Ludwig von Benedek, Carolina Person geb. Heitzmann, Leopold I. König von Belgien (?), Prinz von Oranien, Papst Leo XIII., Isabela Königin von Spanien, Amadeus I. König von Spanien, Don Carlos, Alfonso XII. König von Spanien, Alexander Alexandrowitch, Langiewicz, Cornelius, W. von Kaulbach, Maximilian I. von Mexiko, Victor Hugo, Prinz Friedrich Wilhelm von Preußen, Karl von Holtei, Kreutzer, Meyerbeer, Auber und Liszt. [Personen nach Stichen o. ä.:] Wallenstein, Maria Theresia, Joseph II, Charlotte Herzogin von Orleans, Leopold Ii. von Belgien, Victor Emanuel, Garibaldi auf dem

      -,, o. O., 1900 - o. O., -, o. J. [vor 1900]. o. Pag. [50 S.] OLd. m. Orig. Schließe. Mit Bleistift-Titeleien, sowie einem eingeklebten sowie einem lose beiliegenden hds. Inhaltsverzeichnis. - Ebd. stärker berieben, Gbrsp., fleckig (Papierrahmen) dieser auch mit papierbedingter Oxidation. Deutsch

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        Liebig-Bilder-Album

      Liebig-Fleisch-Extrakt, um 1900. 52 S. geb. Ecken bestossen, Kanten berieben, Rücken leicht eingerissen, gebräunt, 51 Serien a 6 Bilder komplett: Alt-Holland, Bilder aus Holland, Bilder aus Holland, Episoden aus der Geschichte Belgiens, Aus der Geschichte Russlands, Bilder aus Schweden, Scenen aus Italien, Venedig, Ital. Seen, An den Gestaden des Mittellländischen Meeres, Bilder aus Serbien, Bulgarien, Aus der Türkei, In der Bretagne, Bilder aus Spanien, Bilder aus Spanien, Scandinavien, Bilder aus Finnland, Im Russischen Polargebiet, Landschaften von Neuseeland, Kanada, Afghanistan, Aus der Rlik San Marino, Madagaskar, Bilder aus Venezuela, Cuba, Bilder aus dem Westen, Bilder aus Persien, Leben und Treiben in Birma, Bilder aus Panama, Von den Carolineninseln, Bilder aus Indien, Samoa, Bilder aus Abessinien, Bilder aus Turkestan, Bilder von den Philippinen, Kaukasien, Bilder aus Korea, Aus Japan, Bilder aus Japan, Aus dem Japanischen Meer, China, Scenen aus Algerien, Aus Ostafrika, Eine Reise im Kaukasus, Bilder aus Transvaal, Bilder aus Afrika, Bilder aus Marokko, Anam, Bei den Feuerländern, Elfenspiel Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Deutsche Dichtung. Jean Paul. Ein Stundenbuch für seine Verehrer.

      Berlin Blaetter für die Kunst 1900 - 97, (1) S., 2 Bll. Mit illustriertem Doppeltitel u. reichem Buchschmuck von Melchior Lechter. Ill. Orig.-Karton. Erste Ausgabe. - Landmann 141; WG. 14. - Seltener erster Band der Reihe. Eines von 400 (gesamt 403) Exemplaren. Schwarzer Druck mit Initialen u. Zierleisten, roten Überschriften, Seitenzahlen u. Marginalien, Einleitung, Inhalt u. Druckvermerk rot u. blau in Versalien. - Einband gering fleckig u. angerändert, kleiner hs. Vermerk auf Innendeckel. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Les trophées

      Alphonse Lemerre 1900 - - Alphonse Lemerre, Paris S.d (Circa 1896), 10x16cm, relié. - Nouvelle édition. Reliure en demi maroquin noir, dos à cinq nerfs, contreplats et gardes de papier à la cuve, plats de couverture conservés, reliure signée Goy & Vilaine. Précieux envoi autographe signé de José-Maria de Heredia au peintre et affichiste Jules Chéret. Bel exemplaire très agréablement établi. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] New edition. Bound in black morocco half, back with five nerves, contreplats and paper guards at the tank cover boards preserved, binding signed Goy & Vilaine. Precious autograph signed by José-Maria de Heredia to the painter and poster artist Jules Cheret. Beautiful copy [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Etude sur les Gesta Martyrum Romains. T. I : Mouvement légendaire ostrogothique. T. II : Mouvement légendaire lérinien. T. III : Mouvement légendaire grégorien. T. IV : Le néo-manichéisme et la légende chrétienne.

      - Fontemoing et Leroux, Paris, 1900-1910, 4 vol. in-8, br., VIII - 441 - XI - 302 - VII - 329 - XII - 409 p., vol. 1,2 et 3 non coupés [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Manuscript Archive - British Soldier's Account of Travels Through Africa and Encounters with Tribal Customs

      Africa, 1900. Africa, India, Asia, 1900-1960. Archive of typescript works by author, renowned hunter, and British Army soldier, Lt-Col H.E. Crocker, featuring game hunting and travel accounts, some of which were printed as articles, and some unpublished, many of which were intended to be released collectively as a book. Largely recollecting his experiences in Rhodesia, Tanganyika, the Congo, and Nigeria, secondly on his game hunting adventures around the world, including Australia, India, and Africa, and finally, his post-war interest in international affairs, this voluminous archive appears to also form the most complete account of Crocker's life and career. Two documents are signed in the original by him. Qto. Single leafs, the author's draft copies and personal typed notes, measuring approximately 21cm x 31 cm. A substantial lot of documents neatly organized in five folders. Very Good condition, a fascinating archive with noteworthy historical content spanning four decades. Yale University Library holds four of Crocker's Boer War diaries. Cambridge University Library holds a diary kept by Crocker during his military operations in Iraq. One of the folders contains a 500-plus page unpublished book manuscript titled, "Africa from Within" made by Lieutenant Colonel Crocker circa 1960-1962. Some of his hunting adventures were previously published in poem form, in a 1930s port hunting magazine called "The Field: Hoghunter's Annual." Other articles pertaining to Africa were published in the "Army Quarterly Magazine." Some of the adventures and observations described within, however, were not published, and, according to the preface leaf, the writer was intending to put the latter together as a complete and detailed illustrated book. It seems that he was working with an editor near the time of his death, and, fate would be such that the book was not published due to his untimely passing. A comprehensive auto-biographical archive of sorts, Lieutenant-Colonel Crocker kept numerous well written recollections of his hunting expeditions in Africa, some of his prizes including lions in Tanganyika, a black rhinoceros in East Africa, hippopotamus and elephant hunting in the Belgian Congo, and duck on the Zambesi. He further mentions meeting Sir Julian Huxley, secretary of the Zoological Society of London and founding member of the World Wildlife Fund. Chasing the thrill of a good hunt elsewhere around the world, he pursues wild boar and jackals in Cawnpore and the Kadir plains of India, but deems Queensland, Australia to be the "hoghunter's paradise." He also describes crocodile hunting in the great Down Under. A captivating account describes a hunt for black partridge near Baghdad, Iraq, during his service in the Mesopotamia Campaign. In Germany, he partook in a "pig-sticking festival," his account digressing into the event's ancient tradition and exuberant female participants. Closer to home, in Scotland's Highland lochs and rivers, in east central Ireland, and in Hertfordshire in England, he takes up fly fishing. Crocker also takes earnest interest in the unique tribes dispersed across the African continent, making note both lively and sombre customs as he travels. Again highly captivating, and presenting unforgettable detail, he describes and contemplates without bias, subjects such as cannibalism among the Leopard society, superstition and witchcraft, juju and amulets and venerated objects, lycanthropy, serpent totems for worship, male initiation rites and excessive whipping, ancient dugouts in Rhodesia once believed to slave pits, rain dances and festivities, marriage customs, tribal dress, communications and industry, as well as the discovery of the bronze head and the other copper alloy sculptures in 1938 at Ife in Nigeria. Not simply an observer, Crocker was a member of the Conservative Commonwealth Council for East and Central Africa, among other groups, and according to meeting minutes herein, was involved in the rehabilitation of the Mau Mau during the 1950s uprisings, in hopes of improving living standards and conditions. Shortly after World War II he reported on a munitions area in East Africa. Whilst clearly possessing an insatiable enthusiasm for sport hunting and a fondness for Africa and her people, Crocker's inquisitive mind and adventurous spirit were also roused with travels to other countries, with the British Army and on his own accord. In a signed firsthand witness account Crocker describes a fire walking ceremony in Benares. He also possessed a keen interest in global advancement and world events, rendering here numerous unpublished expositions and personal observations of politics, education, industrialization, and campaigns of war, starting with his own participation in the Fall of Baghdad in 1917 with the Thirteenth Division under General Maude. A fourteen page account on the Northern States of India deals with border disputes, Chinese claims, and railways in Nepal, Kashmir-Tibet, Assam. Also pertaining to India he discusses the announcement of an important Russian steel plant, Bhilai Steel Plant, located in Bhilai, Chhattisgarh, which in 1955 became India's first and main producer of steel rails. Education is his area of focus in Pakistan. A seventeen page report examines the reformation of Taiwan during the 1950s under KMT (Chinese Nationalist Party) rule, including the highly successful land reform program, mining exports, freedom of speech, and social conditions according to a Saigon civilian. Yielding numerous engaging adventures, this substantial archive of firsthand accounts embodies the life of an all-but-forgotten gallant British soldier, skilled game hunter, and writer. Lieutenant-Colonel Herbert Edmund Crocker (1877-1962) obtained a commission as Lieutenant in the Essex Regiment in 1900, and served in the Second Boer War. After sustaining an injury during his regimental service in Belfast, South Africa, in 1901 he was seconded to the North Nigerian Regiment, remaining at this post until the end of the war. During the First World War, Crocker commanded the 13th Signal Company at Gallipoli, where he was wounded. He was appointed second-in-command of the 8th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment, which arrived in Mesopotamia in late February 1916, and became battalion commander during the capture of Hai Salient on 15 February 1917, retaining this position until the end of the war. Crocker retired from the army in 1929 after some years in India, and subsequently decided to travel, hunt, and write, exploring extensively in Africa with his wife. He died on 13 May 1962. . Very Good.

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        "Lord Roberts has ordered the following proclamation to be circulated in English and Dutch: Proclamation. Mr. Kruger, with the archives of the South African Republic, has crossed into Portuguese territory, and arrived at Lourenço Marques, with a view for sailing to Europe..."

      Lourenço Marques: "A. W. Bayly & Co., 15 September". 1900. "Folio broadside, approx. 22½ x 17½ inches, previous folds, loss at the central fold causing partial loss to three words, substantial paper tape repair and reinforcement on verso. A good copy of a rare broadside (we've been unable to locate another copy) announcing the departure of Transvaal President Paul Kruger and his desertion of the Boer cause, and inviting his followers to surrender unconditionally. The British attempt to annex first the Transvaal in 1880, and then in 1899 both the Transvaal and the Orange Free State, was their biggest incursion into southern Africa, but it wasn't until 1902 that the conflict was finally resolved due to the persistent guerilla tactics of the Boers. In this broadside - propaganda as much as anything - Roberts states that ""if any further doubts remain in the minds of the Burghers as to Her Majesty's intentions, they should be dispelled by the permanent manner in which the country is gradually being occupied by Her Majesty's forces, and by the issue of the Proclamations signed by me on the 24th day of May, and the first day of September, 1900, annexing the Free State and Transvaal respectively in the name of Her Majesty. ""I take this opportunity of pointing out that, except a small area occupied by the Boer army, under the personal command of Commandant Botha, the war is degenerating, and has degenerated, into operations carried on in an irregular, irresponsible manner, by small and, in many cases, insignificant bodies of men."" The text of the broadside is co-signed by Fritz Pincus, agent for the Reuter's Telegram Company."

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        The History of the Valorous and Witty Knight-Errant Don Quixote of the Mancha

      London: Macmillan, 1900. Three octavo volumes, contemporary blue crushed morocco gilt over blue cloth boards, raised bands, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Lightest shelfwear. Handsomely bound edition of Cervantes's great picaresque novel, including a bibliographical preface and a glossary. The text follows Thomas Shelton's seventeenth-century translation, the first translation of the Quixote into any foreign language, and a landmark in English literary history. Originally issued in two parts in 1605 and 1615, Don Quixote begins as a parody of chivalric romances, but expands to examine the whole of Spanish society through the adventures of the deluded Quixote and his long-suffering companion Sancho Panza. "His follies prevailing more than any other reason, he purposed to cause himself to be knighted by the first he met, to the imitation of many others that did the same, as he had read in the books which distracted him. . . . thus he pacified his mind and prosecuted his journey, without choosing any other way than that which his horse pleased, believing that therein consisted the vigour of knightly adventures." A near-fine copy of the most influential work of Spanish literature, handsomely bound by Maclehose of Glasgow.

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        Privat angelegtes Scrapalbum mit ca. 150 montierten Grafiken von Haustieren, zum weit überwiegenden Teil Hunderassen aber auch Nutztiere. Angelegt um 1900, die Grafiken aus dem 17. bis 19. Jahrhundert.

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

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        Autograph Letter signed ("Henry James") to an unidentified correspondent, thanking him for the portrait of Mrs Stevenson

      34 De Vere Gardens, 1900. 2 pp. on rectos of each leaf of single folded sheet, blank stationery. 1 vols. 8vo. Punch holes in upper margins, remnants of prior mounting on blank verso of second leaf. 2 pp. on rectos of each leaf of single folded sheet, blank stationery. 1 vols. 8vo. Thanks for the Portrait of Mrs. Stevenson. " ... I am very glad to know whom I have to thank for kindly bringing me the portrait of Mrs. Stevenson. I am greatly obliged to you for your trouble & for your offer of news of the dear people - should [you] be in this part of the world tomorrow or Friday at four o'clock? I shall be at home then ... "

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        Stella. Ein Trauerspiel. Mit Radierungen von Hugo Steiner - Prag.

      Berlin. Franz Schneider Verlag., Gr.-8°, Ledereinband Auflage 200 Exemplare (unser Ex. trägt die Nr. 106). 27 x 19 cm. 1 Blatt, 85 S., 1 BLatt. Handeinband in Ganzkalbleder auf fünf Bünden mit einer Rautenprägung auf dem Einbanddeckel, Rückengoldprägung, dreiseitige Kantenvergoldung und Kopfgoldschnitt im Schuber. Trotz Seidenhemdchen leichter Abklatsch der Radierungen auf die vorgelagerte Seite. Rücken nachgedunkelt ins grau, Schuber bestoßen u. berieben, ansonsten gutes Exemplar. Luxusgraphik Schneider. Erster Band \"Das Drama\". Mit 8 Kaltnadelradierungen von Hugo Steiner-Prag (1 Titelvignette, 1 Schlußvignette sowie 6 ganzseitige). 200 Exemplare bei Oskar Leiner, Leipzig, in Antiqua auf handgeschöpftem Bütten (unbeschnitten) gedruckt. Impressum sowie alle 6 ganzseitigen Radierungen von Hugo Steiner-Prag handschriftlich signiert. Variante in feinerem Leder in Grün. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Bibliophile Ausgabe, Deutsche Literatur vor 1900

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        From The Cape To Cairo The First Traverse From South To North

      Hurst & Blackett, London 1900 - gr. 8° XVI, 377 S., Kolonien Geschichte Abenteuer. Bericht einer Reise längs durch Afrika. 1. Reise von Kap bis zum Albert-Edward Nyanza zur Niederlassung Kateve, 2. Reise von Kap quer durch Rhodesien zum Nyasa und dann entlang des Nils bis Cairo Kolonien Geschichte Abenteuer Ill. Olwd. Einb. l. ber. u. best., Bibliotheksex. mit div. kl. Stempeln und Rückenetikett, Gelenke gebrochen, sonst gut [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE COMPLETE WORKS

      New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1900. n. Hardcover. 213 x 146 mm (8 3/8 x 5 3/4"). 20 works in 30 volumes. Publisher's appealing deluxe binding of red half morocco over pink marbled boards, raised bands, spine gilt in three small and one large compartment, the latter containing an elongated Art Nouveau-style rose topiary, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, other edges rough trimmed. ALL BUT ONE OF THE VOLUMES UNOPENED. Illustrated throughout. Spines slightly affected by light (each spine evenly so, but with differing resultant shades), a little wear to extremities, bottom corner of one leaf torn off with loss of a couple of letters, another leaf with small hole and the same degree of loss, other trivial imperfections, but an excellent set of a readable edition from a major publisher, with sturdy bindings that show almost no wear to the joints and an essentially unread text that obviously shows almost no signs of use.

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        Autograph Manuscript Signed of his poem "Custer"

      N.p. [New York], 1900. Fair copy, one page, on a single sheet of personal letterhead. 1 vols. 8vo. Slight toning at lower margin. Fair copy, one page, on a single sheet of personal letterhead. 1 vols. 8vo. Custer: Stedman's Revised Version. When news of Little Big Horn spread, one of the first of many poems to appear was Edmund Clarence Stedman's "Custer", in the CHICAGO TRIBUNE of July 16, 1876. That version of Stedman's poem was among the first to give voice to the myth of the lion-maned young warrior who was cut down savagely by a "wolvish foe"; and that version was a much longer poem that this brief, 10-line elegy, no doubt written much later by a poet better informed by the truth. Now there is no blood-thirsty, savage foe -- but Custer's "deathless spirit" still manages to mount to the stars.

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        The Effects of Cross and Self Fertilisation in the Vegetable Kingdom

      John Murray, UK 1900 - 2nd Edition 5th Imp 1900. Book is very good++ and very bright. In Original green cloth with light rubbing to edges. Book is very strong and tightly bound. Nice clean contents. Name to endpaper. Page signatures un-cut. Becoming very un-common in such bright tight condition. More digital images can be taken upon request. Ref 11397 Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Palais-Royal d'après des documents inédits (1629-1900). Tome I : Du cardinal de Richelieu à la Révolution. Tome II : Depuis la Révolution jusqu'à nos jours.

      Société de propagation des Livres d'Art. 1900 - Deux volumes in-folio (21 cm x 22,5 cm), 548-220 pp. Ouvrage illustré de planches hors texte. Eaux-fortes, héliotypies, Fac-simile d'aquarelles et de nombreuses gravures hors-texte. 32 planches en noir et en couleurs. Ouvrages imprimés sur beau papier velin satiné. Envoi d'un des auteurs sur chacun des volumes. Demi-chagrin à coins, dos à cinq nerfs, titres dorés, tranches dorées. Quelques frottements. Compte tenu du poids de ces ouvrages, une tarification spécifique d'expédition sera appliquée. Pour accéder à la totalité de notre offre, consultez notre site Paris-Libris. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Capri: Die blaue Grotte: Ölgemälde auf Pappe um 1900.

       Gezeigt werden die Felsen vor der blauen Grotte ( grotta azzurra ) auf Capri mit dem blauschimmernden Meer vor der Einfahrt zur Grotte. Hiervor ein Ruderboot. Das Bild rechts unten undeutlich mit *G. Louis* (?) signiert, undatiert ( ca. um 1900 ). Das Bildmaß beträgt 35 x 30 cm ( Höhe x Breite ).Öl auf Leinwand ( diese auf starker Pappe aufgezogen ). Das Bild ist etwas angeschmutzt und sollte gereinigt werden, verso mit Resten alter Montierung. Ansonsten recht guter Zustand. ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Capri, Italien, Blaue Grotte, Grotte, Ölgemälde, Gemälde, Google, Gaston Louis, Impressionismus, grotta azzurra, Neapel, Anacapri, Amalfi

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        Bei Potsdam" originales Aquarell ca.23x17cm; rechts unten signiert; verso handschriflich betitelt; um 1900

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        Modern Coin Manipulation

      London: The T Nelson Downs Magical Co 1900. [10], 244, [4], [21], [adverts], pp., The very scarce London edition published by Nelson Downs himself. It was succeeded the same year by the 'Hamleys' edition, which has fewer adverts and is usually catalogued as 'issued without title page'. 8pp of the adverts in this edition are for general magical products, 12pp are for Nelson Downs products. 150 b/w in text illustrations, including 50 half tone engravings. Boards darkened, spine rubbed and faded. Gift dedication on ffep, endpapers tanned, text is well thumbed and binding is slightly shaken. Scarce title on a fabulous subject. . Very Good. Publisher's Cloth. 1900. 8vo..

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        ETATS - UNIS EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE 1900 PARIS

      Coventry: Stevengraph Works, 1900. Tape (?) discolorations at cloth margins, in one spot [top center] just touching the outer edge of the primary image, otherwise confined to margins.. A stunning silver & black weave. Image: 10" x 8-1/2". Overall: 11-3/4" x 10". No manufacturer's mount. In the mid-19th C, the town of Coventry, England, was the centre of a ribbon weaving industry. Thomas Stevens, a local weaver, adapted Jacquard looms to weave colourful pictures from silk. By 1862, Stevens could produce four different designs. Business boomed and Stevens acquired two larger factories; by 1875 he was calling his product the "Stevengraph", named after himself. He exhibited internationally in America, France & Holland, winning some 30 medals & diplomas. In 1878 Stevens moved to London and began to mount his Stevengraphs as framed pictures - by the late 1880s Stevens had over 900 different designs. [Wiki]. This Stevengraph [by Stevens?] celebrates the 1900 Paris World Fair, depicting the US Pavilion, which was designed by Charles Coolidge. This an unusually large size Stevengraph, much larger than the bookmark format [et al] usually seen. Not in LeVan Baker catalogue, nor found in Godden's work, Stevengraphs and Other Victorian Silk Pictures.

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        Sämtliche Werke in 4 Einzelbänden. Einführung u. Zeittafel (Bd. I) sowie Anmerkungen zu jedem Band von W. Vordtriede. Bd. I: Gedichte. Bd. II: Dichterische Prosa / Dramaturgisches). Bd. III: Schriften zu Literatur und Politik I. Bd. IV: Schriften zu Literatur und Politik II / Vermischtes. München, Winkler Verlag 8°, 966, 974, 864, 896 Seiten. Roter O-Ganzledereinband mit Kopfgoldschnitt u. Lesebändchen sowie transparentem Umschlag. Zustand: Sehr guterhaltenes Exemplar im Leder.

       Versand D: 5,00 EUR Winkler Ledereinband, Deutsche Literatur vor 1900

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        Three Albums of Portraits by the H. G. Borgfeldt Photography Studio of Brooklyn, New York

      c. 1900, Brooklyn - Contemporary green morocco, gilt-stamped lettering and ornament in spine compartments (5 raised bands); 3 volumes, 120 x 190 mm; containing a total of 37 silver prints (92 x 140 mm) mounted to the recto only of grey heavy cardstock leaves, with the name of the studio blindstamped in the lower right corner of the mount. Features one mustachioed gentleman "trying on" different postures, identities, and costumes in the studio, including businessman's attire, tuxedos, ethnic costume (sombrero!), swimming costume (behold, the Speedo!). He flexes his biceps, he smokes a cigar -- he WORKS IT for the camera. Spine somewhat sunned; some light scuffing along edges of boards. One leaf detached, otherwise internally bright and clean. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hartausgeschwemmte massive Galvanobeschläge der Firma J. Gasterstaedt, Wien, VII, Zieglergasse 69 Massive, hart ausgeschwemmte, galvanoplastische Beschläge im Stil - Elektro-chemische Plattir-Anstalt J. Gasterstaedt, Wien

      Anstalt J. Gasterstaedt, Wien ca. 1900. 106 Tafeln mit 2804 Abbildungen in Hälfte der Naturgrösse dunkelgrüner Kaliko - Einband, gebundene Ausgabe, goldgeprägter Deckel, Exemplar in guten Erhaltungszustand Möbel Versand D: 4,50 EUR Möbel, Einrichtung, Design, Antiquitäten, Galvanische Beschläge / Beschläge für Luxusmöbel / Kunsthandwerk / Kunstgewerbe

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        Works

      1900 - DICKENS, Charles. The Works…. With More than One Thousand Illustrations, Including all the usual & very many unusual plates. Edited by Richard Garnett… London: Merrill & Baker, circa 1900. Thirty-one volumes. Thick octavo, contemporary full brown morocco gilt, raised bands, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, uncut and partially unopened. $22,000.Magnificent set of Dickens’ works, the "Manuscript Edition," number 8 of only 100 sets produced, richly illustrated with over 1000 captioned tissue-guarded plates by Kyd, Phiz, Cruikshank and others, many delicately and vividly hand-colored."His imaginative freshness, his deep and sincere tenderness and pity, his whole-souled humor that is seldom sharpened into wit, his superabundance of creative energy, have built a deathless niche in the temple of fame for Charles Dickens" (Kunitz & Haycraft, 184). This delightful set includes the two-volume Life by John Forster and all of Dickens' major works. Without one volume only, presumably of letters. An outstanding set in fine condition, splendidly bound and illustrated. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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