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        Le Journal Exposition de Chats Organisée par "Le Journal" au jardin d"acclimation les 30 Novembre, 1er et 2 Décembre 1900

      Paris, 1900. Oblong folio. Small chips at edges. Oblong folio. Architect of the Moulin Rouge as well as a famed illustrator.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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        Grant Allen. A Memoir

      Grant Richards, London 1900 - Hardcover. First Edition. Presentation copy from Clodd, inscribed to the book's publisher Grant Richards, the nephew of Grant Allen. This memoir celebrates the life of Canadian science fiction author Charles Grant Blairfindle Allen (1848 - 1899). After teaching in grade school for several years, he became a professor of moral philosophy in Jamaica, where he developed his evolutionary system of philosophy. His literary career began with non-fiction essays on popular science, and he later went on to write nearly 30 fiction novels. He is considered to be a pioneer of the science fiction and detective fiction genres. Bound in original dark brown cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Minor sunning to spine, small chip to foot of spine, and a few spots to boards. Offsetting to endpapers, else clean. 222 pages. LIT/052115. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Kelmscott Bookshop, ABAA]
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        ETATS - UNIS. EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE 1900 PARIS....

      Coventry: Stevengraph Works, [1900].... Coventry: Stevengraph Works, [1900]. 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. Tape (?) discolorations at cloth margins, in one spot [top center] just touching the outer edge of the primary image, otherwise confined to margins....

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books]
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        The 100 Best Novels of Twentieth Century

      New York, London: Scribners,Random House,Arnold,Vanguard, Etal, 1900. This COLLECTION IS ORIGINAL PUBLICATIONS OF THE BOOKS LISTED as the 100 BEST BOOKS PUBLISHED NOVELS IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE SINCE 1900. All books are 1st editions however not all are 1st printings. Examples are, THE GREAT GATSBY 1st edition, 2nd printing, AS I LAY DYING,1st edition 2nd printing, THE INVISIBLE MAN 1ST EDITION, 4TH PRINTING, just to mention a few. Not all have d/j. Because of limited space it's not possible to list all the books on this site. Any serious buyer please e-mail for a complete listing and photos of these books. After several years of collecting these books I found out that to actually get all the first editions that are listed it actually takes 123 books. Example is "DANCE TO THE MUSIC OF TIME" is made up of twelve books which was written over several years. FOR MORE INFORMATION AND PHOTOS, serious inquiries only please.. 1st Editions. Hardcovers. Collection Over All V-good/Fair to Very-good. Illus. by Brown,Hooper,Bull,Goodwin et All. Varying Sizes. Collection of Works.

      [Bookseller: Mclin Haven]
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        Three Albums of Portraits by the H G Borgfeldt Photography Studio of Brooklyn, New York

      Brooklyn, c. 1900. Hardcover. Very Good+. 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.

      [Bookseller: Sanctuary Books]
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        The Norwegian North Polar Expedition 1893-1896. Scientific Results. Edited by Fridtjof Nansen. Published by the Fridtjof Nansen Fund for the Advancement of Science. Vol. I-VI (Komplett).

      Christiania, Jacob Dybwad, 1900-05. Plansjer. Orig. helsjirtingbd. Vol. I med rift ved øvre kapitél.. Vol I. (I). Colin Archer. The Fram. Pp 1-16, with 3 plates. (II). J. F. Pompecj. The Jurassic Fauna of Cape Flora, Franz Josef Land. With a Geological Sketch of Cape Flora and its Neighbourhood by Fridtjof Nansen. Pp. 1-147, with 3 Plates. (III). A. G. Nathorst. Fossil Plants from Franz Josef Land. Pp. 1-26, with 2 plates. (IV). Robert Collett and Fridtjof Nansen. An Account of the Birds. Pp. 1-53, with 2 plates. (V). G. O. Sars. Crustacea. Pp. 1-137, with 36 plates. Vol. II. (VI). H. Geelmuyden. Astronomical Observations. Pp. 1-136, with two charts. (VII). Aksel S. Steen. Terrestrial Magnetism. Pp. 1-196, with 17 plates. VIII. O. E. Schiøtz. Results of the Pendulum Observations and some Remarks on the Constitution of the Earth`s Crust. Pp. 1-90. Vol. III. (IX). Fridtjof Nansen. The Oceanography of the North Polar Basin. Pp. 1-427, with 33 plates. (X). Fridtjof Nansen. On Hydrometers and the Surface Tension of Liquids. Vol. IV. (XI). H. H. Gran. Diatomaceæ from the Ice-Floes and Plankton of the Arctic Ocean. Pp. 1-74, with 3 plates. (XII). Johan Kiær. The Lower Silurian at Khabarova. Pp. 1-18, with 1 plate. (XII). Fridtjof Nansen. The Bathymetrical Features of the North Polar Seas, with a Discussion of the Continental Shelves and Previous Osscillations of the Shore-Line. Pp. 1-232, with 29 plates. Vol. V. (XIV). O. B. Bøggild. On the Bottom Deposits of the North Polar Sea. Pp. 1-52, with 3 plates. Appendix I. O. N. Heidenreich and Charles J. J. Fox: Analyses of the Bottom Deposits. Pp. 53-57. II. Hans Kiær: Thalamophora of the Bottom Deposits and the Mud from the Ice Surface. Pp. 58-62. (XV). V. Walfrid Ekman: On Dead-Water: being a description of the socalled phenomenon often hindering the headway and navigation of ships in Norwegian Fjords and elsewhere, and an experimental investigation of its causes etc. With a preface by Professor Vilhelm Bjerknes. Pp. 1-152, with 17 plates. (XVI). Fridtjof nansen: Protozoa on the Ice-Floes of the North Polar Sea. Pp. 1-22, with 8 plates. (XVII). H. Mohn. Meteorology. Pp. 1-659, with 20 plates

      [Bookseller: Ruuds Antikvariat]
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        The Great Boer War With Maps

      London, Thomas Nelson [1900], 1900. SECOND ENGLISH EDITION being the RARE SUPPRESSED ISSUE. Small 8vo. Publisher's blue cloth, titled in gilt to spine, elaborately blocked in dark blue to upper. Slightly dulled to spine otherwise a fine copy. Not to be confused with the 1903 or 1908 issues with Lord Roberts frontis, Doyle took great exception to this issue, particularly over the use of his portrait as frontispiece, and vowed to "destroy the whole edition rather than pass it". A few early copies were bound up and despatched, this being one. Scarce. Green and Gibson B1 (f).

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1900

      John Wisden & Co, London 1900 - Thirty-Seventh Edition. Full scores and bowling analyses of all important matches played in 1899. Special photographs of the five players of the year: J. Darling, A. Noble, Major Poore, C. Hill and A. O. Jones. In the original brown cloth binding, gilt titles to the front and spine. Minor shelf wear to the extremities and corners a little bumped. Cloth just starting to wrinkle to the centre of the rear board and very small stain to the bottom left hand corner of the rear. A nice example otherwise. Small booksellers sticker to the front pastedown otherwise endpapers clean and bright. Board hinges just starting to crack a little. Loss to the tissue guard of the photo plate but photo plate itself in very good condition. Contents clean and almost entirely free from foxing. cxii + 506pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: St Marys Books And Prints Wisden Dealers]
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        A Critical Exposition of the Philosophy of Leibniz

      Cambridge: University Press,, 1900. With an appendix of leading passages. Octavo. Original dark blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, boards ruled in blind. Ownership signature to front free endpaper in pencil. Spine rolled, tips slightly rubbed, occasional minor foxing to contents. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression of Russell's third book, based upon his first set of lectures at Cambridge University. Russell wrote this work on Leibniz in the years between his mathematical masterworks, Foundations of Geometry (1897) and Principles of Mathematics (1903). After the publication of Foundations of Geometry, he was elected to a six-year prize fellowship that enabled him to follow his own research unhindered by teaching obligations.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        PRINTER'S SAMPLE ALBUM OF COLOR PRINTED SEED PACKETS.

      n.p. (France), n.d. (ca. 1900). n.p. (France) n.d. (ca. 1900). A colorful collection of chromolithographed seed packets, evidently prepared by a horticultural printer for use as a sample album. An attractive feature of these packets is that in addition to the color close-ups of the flower in bloom on one side of the packet, in most cases the reverse side shows the entire plant growing in the ground so that one can see the general growth pattern and the texture of the leaves. The reverse also contains a printed blank space for printing the name of the seedsman or nursery that would sell the seeds. The flowers are usually named in various combinations of Botanical Latin, English, and French. All packets are numbered beginning with 1 and ending with 997 and, in some cases the numbers are written in pen. Occasionally some numbers are skipped, appear out of order , or are re-numbered, but there are usually 12 packets mounted on a page unless slightly larger packets reduce the total number presented. In all, there are 684 packets. Stapled album (30 x 23 cm.); 58 unnumbered pp. bound on stubs, with each page showing 11 or 12 packets (except the last page, with only 3 packets), which are tipped into printed lined compartments. Plainly bound in paper covered boards, minor soiling, with cloth spine; spine cloth slit along upper edge and lightly chipped at ends; internally very good with just some occasional white spots.

      [Bookseller: Hinck & Wall]
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        Tales of Space and Time

      London & New York: Harpers & Brothers Publishers,, 1900. Octavo. Original brown cloth, spine lettered in brown, front cover lettered in gilt and blocked in brown. Housed in a brown quarter morocco solander box by the Chelsea Bindery. Spine slightly soiled and rubbed, free endpapers a little browned, an excellent copy. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy to Henry James, inscribed by the author at publication on the first blank, "Henry James from H G. Wells". Beneath the inscription Wells has sketched a drawing of a club-wielding cave man—probably a reference to the third story in this collection, "A Story of the Stone Age". Though dated 1900, the book was actually published in November 1899 and James wrote to Wells on 20 November 1899 to thank him for the gift of this and another book: "These new tales I have already absorbed and, to the best of my powers, assimilated. You fill me with wonder and admiration" (Edel and Ray 62). Henry James and H. G. Wells appear to have met in 1898. Three years earlier Wells had, as a drama critic, witnessed James's public discomfiture at the first night of Guy Domville, when the gallery booed the American novelist as he came out to take a bow before a fashionable London audience. In 1900, when Wells moved to Spade House, Sandgate, across Romney Marsh from James's house at Rye, the two began to meet with some frequency. They spent long hours in the Lamb House garden or in the library, in endless talk. Their friendship eventually foundered on their fundamental differences of outlook, both social and literary, but this presentation dates from the time when their friendship was in its first flush.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Montclair Art Museum Townsend Photograph Collection of European Grand Tour

      Montclair, New Jersey: Montclair Art Museum, 1900. Hardbound. Basically in good condition, with photographs in very good condition; very slight warping to some pages; two volumes with spines detached but able to be re-glued. Index has Townsend's gift bookplate inside front cover.. Fourteen volumes, each 22x18 inches, some portrait layout and some landscape; all maroon cloth with matching leather spines, corners, and labels with gilt decoration; approx. 20 - 30 single-sided pp. per volume. Also includes an index in black leather binder boards bound with black waxed string. Index is unpaginated with approx. 40 single-sided pages, typed and arranged by country. Arthur Townsend's collection of souvenir photographs of Europe in the turn of the 19th-20th century; with an index organized by country/city and further by subject (cathedral, castle, etc.). Townsend, an attorney, was the museum's board president from 1929-1932. This set is extraordinary in all measurements. The index is a vital part of this collection, and lends the collection to a multitude of uses. An amazing record of a Grand Tour.

      [Bookseller: Mullen Books, Inc. ABAA / ILAB ]
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        The Golden Bough [2nd edition, complete in 3 volumes]

      London: Macmillan, 1900. Second edition. Hardcover. Good. Second edition. Text clean & firm. Bound in dark blue cloth with decorative gilt, worn on extremities. Volume I binding shaken.

      [Bookseller: Denominator Books (IOBA)]
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        [Wiener Werkstatte] Two Drawings, partially colored in green

      [ca. 1900] 7 1/2 x 9" art sheet. Drawings approximately 3" x 5" in in fine pen or brush with portions painted-in with green watercolor. With two famous Wiener Werkstatte ink stamps (general and personal) lower right. Carl Otto Czeschka (1887-1960) was one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Succession and Workshop as well as the sales collective founded in 1903 by Josef Hoffmann and Koloman Moser. Here are pictured two girs, one sitting(with a ladybug) and one supine with the Lily of the Valley. A wonderful portrayal of early Secessionist art by one its chief protagonists. Extremely scarce. Fine.

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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        La Vie Illustrée (half year)

      Paris.. 1900.. Tightly bound volume of the bi-weekly La Vie Illustrée, April through September 1900. Nicks to front and rear boards; contents in excellent condition. Extensive coverage of L'Exposition Universelle with several attractive color plates including the double-page "Vue générale de l'exposition universelle de 1900." Also a number of photos illustrating "Les Exotiques" imported from various foreign countries to justify the designation "Universelle," with bug-eyed focus given to "les femmes." Volume also includes considerable illustrated coverage of the Boxer Rebellion in China, with additional illustrated articles focusing on aspects of Chinese life and culture as well as the Chinese delegation to L'Exposition. A compelling full-page black and white illustration, "Vue Generale du Palais Impérial de Pé-King" is also featured. Artist's illustrations relating to China include "Une Rue à Pékin" by C. W. Allers and a two page color illustration "Types de la Rue, à Pé-king." A full page map "Cartes du Théâtre des hostilities" is also present. Further focus in the volume is given to the Boer War in Africa and to the war in Transvaal. The half-year collection of newspapers is in very good condition and features a number of attractive color plates. A useful Index is at the rear of the volume. .

      [Bookseller: oldimprints.com]
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        Saga of Courage

      No Place: Self-published, privately bound, No Date Octavo (8.75 in. by 7.0 in.); 31pp.; very good hardcover; bumped spine; rubbed rear cover; history of Christopher C. Colbert family around 1900 in Indian Territory later became the state of Oklahoma; Chickasaw tribe finely detailed in this volume..

      [Bookseller: The Chisholm Trail Bookstore]
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        Le Tonkin en 1900

      Société française d'Edition d'art, May, Mantoux 1900 Petit in - folio (329 x 260 mm), reliure éditeur maroquin marron, dos lisse, bordure à froid sur les plats, tête dorée. Nombreuses illustrations. (dos en partie passé, quelques défauts et frottements, quelques piqûres sur les tranches). / / Small folio (329 x 260 mm), editor binding brown morocco, smooth spine, blind border on covers, top edge gilt. Numerous illustrations. (spine partly faded, some defects and rubbings, some spots on edges).

      [Bookseller: Librairie Henri Picard & Fils]
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        Das Buch Jezira., Das ist das große Buch der Bücher Moses; das sechste, das siebente, das achte, das neunte, das zehnte und das elfte. Aus ältesten kabbalistischen Urkunden. Kabbala denudata. Offenbarungen aus den Büchern Moses. Das Geheimnis aller Geheimnisse. Sämtliche 40 Hauptwerke über Magie, verborgene Kräfte und geheimste Wissenschaften.

      Philadelphia (E.Bartels, Berlin-Weißensee) um, 1900 - 8°, 208, 207, 128 und 144 Seiten mit zahlreichen Abbildungen, betitelter OHalbleinen mit Goldprg. - ohne die 'Siegelmarken' sonst sehr guter Zustand - um 1900. c71622 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 680

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ehbrecht]
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        The farms daughter" originales Aquarell ca. 35x50cm; unten rechts signiert; verso handschriftlich betitelt; um 1900

      - Original watercolour ca. 35x50cm; signed lower left; verso titeled [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Niederbayern]
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        Orig.-Aquarell, weiß gehöht

      [Wien, ca. 1900]. 18, 5 x 23 cm. Unter Passep., ger. Sign. "R.Schima". Leicht lichtrandig. Rudolf Schima, österr. Künstler, der um 1900 vor allem in Wien tätig war.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        London to Ladysmith via Pretoria

      London: Longmans, Green, & Co., 1900. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. This is a finely bound British first edition, first printing of Churchill's fourth published book. The binding is an understated but elegant full pebble grain morocco with beveled edge boards, gilt spine rules and print, head and foot bands, all edges gilt, and marbled endpapers. The binding was done by Ginesta Bookbinding of New York City. London to Ladysmith via Pretoria is the first of Churchill's two books based on his newspaper despatches sent from the front in South Africa. In October 1899, the second Boer War erupted between the descendants of Dutch settlers in South Africa and the British. Churchill, an adventure-seeking young cavalry officer and war correspondent, swiftly found himself in South Africa with the 21st Lancers and an assignment as press correspondent to the Morning Post. Not long thereafter, on 15 November 1899, Churchill was captured during a Boer ambush of an armored train. His daring escape less than a month later made him a celebrity and helped launch his political career. London to Ladysmith via Pretoria contains 27 letters and telegrams to the Morning Post written between 26 October 1899 and 10 March 1900. It was published in England in mid-May 1900 and sold well. Churchill returned from South Africa in July 1900 and spent the summer campaigning hard in Oldham, where he won his first seat in Parliament on 1 October 1900 in the so-called "khaki election". The British first edition was originally bound in an illustrated tan cloth that was visually arresting, but proved notoriously fragile and prone to wear, soiling, and spotting. The contents proved not much less fragile, prone to spotting, often severe. The contents of this copy are crisp and bright. We note almost none of the spotting endemic to the edition. We find no previous ownership marks. All maps and plans are present. The black morocco binding is pristine, with virtually no wear. The only minor flaw is a bit of scuffing to the gilt edges, with some top edge dulling. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A4.1.a, Woods/ICS A4(a.1), Langworth p.53.

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        Naturalistik. Farbige Vorlagen im englischen Charakter zur Decken- und Wandmalerei für den praktischen Gebrauch und für jeden Raum passend. 20 Tafeln.with:Illustrirtes Malerbuch: Decken- und Wandmalerei in mehreren Stilarte n für den praktischen Gebrauch [RARE]

      Verlag von Carl Lange, Berlin 1900 - Both works are very rare: OCLC only has one listing for "Naturalistik" and none for "Illustrirtes Malerbuch."Portfolio. Large Folio (18,5" x 13,5"). 4pp. Followed by 20 numbered loose color plates, as issued. 3/4 red publisher's cloth over paper covered boards, with brown string. Work on wall and ceiling painting. Delightfully illustrated with 20 chromolithographs. Minor age wear to binding. Stains to top and bottom of half-title and page 3 of the introduction, not affecting text. Plates clean. In German. Very good condition.Together with:llustrirtes Malerbuch. 4to. 24pp., missing pp. 11,12,13, and 14. Work of measure drawings for wall and ceiling painting by renowned German decoration artist (Decorationsmaler) Carl Lange. Delightfully illustrated with Lange's templates, blueprints and drawings, with copyright statement above each of them. Condition of sales (for the original templates and blueprints) on p. 19, with a warning that templates and blueprint cannot be sent for review. Also contains advertisements for other works by the artist, including "Wandmalerei." (p. 15). Catalog of other works laid in. Minor age wear to binding. In German. Very good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Marie: A Story of Russian Love. (with 8 other titles)

      Chicago: A.C. McClurg & Co., 1900-1910. Later printings but two. Nine volumes,12mos, variously paginated. Uniformly (and exquisitely) bound by Ernst Hertzberg & Sons (signed in blind on the recto of the rear free endpaper) ca. 19-teens, in full crushed dark brown morocco, the spines in five compartments separated by raised bands, lettered in gilt in one compartment, with elegant tooling in black wrapping the spines onto both boards mimicking coptic fastenings tied up with fleur-de-lys fasteners. Top edges gilt, floral blind-tooled inner dentelles, brown laid-paper doublures, and brown satin-ribbon page-markers bound in, with velvet-lined, tan cloth over board slipcase. A few of ribbon markers frayed, otherwise a Fine set in slipcase which is soiled & stained mostly at the back of the box. A lovely set of "Love in Leather," as we like to call it, which is perhaps more aptly characterized (courtesy Raymond Carver) as "What We Talk About When We Talk About Love." The publisher provides a running title for most of the volumes of "Tales from Foreign Lands." Includes: Galdos, B. Perez. Marianela: A Story of Spanish Love (1907, later printing); Mrs. Gaskell. Cousin Phillis: A Story of English Love (1910, later printing); Runnion, James B. Graziella: A Story of Italian Love (1905, first thus); Drachmann, Holger. Nanna: A Story of Danish Love (1901, first printing); Charlot, Francis. Madeleine: A Story of French Love (1906, later printing); Svetla, Caroline. Maria Felicia: A Story of Bohemian Love (1900, later printing); Jensen, Wilhelm. Karine: A Story of Swedish Love (1909, later printing); Muller, Max; Upton, George. Memories from the German of Max Muller (1909, later printing).

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        Collection of Hand Written Essays, Manuscripts, Letters etc., Comprising: A Voice in the Night, Sonnets Written with reference to the European War 1914; The Human Revolt and Kindred Essays; Notes for a Practical Course of Harmony, Including Demonstrations and Exercises Useful for Aural Training and Improvisation; Imaginative Technique in Musical Composition; The Art of Counter-melody a Student's Course in Musical Texture; The Mystic Rose; A Book of Favorite Quotations [Making a Record of a Pilgrimage] Schumann: The Mayfair Biographies Series [Signed by Frederick Nicholls]; Orange Blossom; Some Essays in Praise of Simple Human Love; A Record of the Lessons (Pianoforte and Musical Appreciation), Given to Joan and Nancy Haward, and Other Notes and Memoranda; A Guide to Harmonisation (Part 2) Harmonisation of a Bass; Spring's Sacrifice Poem in The Oxford Book of English Mystical Verse; The Waves of Breffny [Signed Card]; Thistledown and Other Poems [All Signed]

      Private Collection Frederick Nicholls, 88, Caning Street, Liverpool and 12, Alfred Place, London 1900 - 1945. 1900/1945. Frederick Nicholls music teacher, composer and poet was active especially between the two wars, was noted for his songs to quality lyrics, like Tears, Idle Tears, Elaine's Song, As Through the Land, Thy Voice is Heard, Blow, Bugle Blow, Eldorado and especially popular, the five songs from A Child's Garden of Verses; but he published instrumental miniatures as well like the Two Short Pieces (Meadow Dance and Dancing Midges) of 1938 for piano solo. This extensive collection of hand written music manuscripts and books, including a one volume preparation for a book about WW1. Also, signed, amicable copyright fee correspondence from various poets. In one set of two SIGNED letters from Harold E. Goad dated May 1922, the poet goes into detail about how he wants to change certain lines of his 'Spring's Sacrifice' poem as it had been published in 'The Oxford Book of English Mystical Verse' in its 'not quite finished form'. He then goes on to write which alterations he wishes to be made and asks Frederick Nicholls to make these changes as used in his musical version. His request didn't quite make it to Oxford -the poem still being displayed in its 'initial' form. SIGNED letter from poet Elsa Barker and Duffield & Company [her publishers] giving permission to Fred to set music to her sonnet 'The Mystic Rose'. Schumann: The Mayfair Biographies Series Signed by Frederick Nicholls plus hand written notes and observations. SIGNED card from Eva Gore-Booth giving permission to Fred to set to music her work 'The Waves of Breffny'. Other cards and publisher's correspondence from John Lane, Chapman and Hall, Walter Scott Publishing. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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        Ian Hamilton's March

      London: Longmans, Green, & Co., 1900. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. This is the British first edition, first printing, first issue of Churchill's fifth published book. Ian Hamilton's March was the second of Churchill's two books based on his newspaper despatches sent from the front in South Africa during the Boer War. In October 1899, the second Boer War erupted between the descendants of Dutch settlers in South Africa and the British. Churchill, an adventure-seeking young cavalry officer and war correspondent, swiftly found himself in South Africa with the 21st Lancers and an assignment as press correspondent to the Morning Post. Not long thereafter, on 15 November 1899, Churchill was captured during a Boer ambush of an armored train. His daring escape less than a month later rendered him a celebrity and helped launch his political career. Churchill's first book of Boer War despatches, London to Ladysmith via Pretoria was published in England in mid-May 1900 and sold well. Ian Hamilton's March completes Churchill's coverage of the Boer War, publishing 17 letters to the Morning Post, spanning 31 March through 14 June 1900. The narrative in Ian Hamilton's March includes the liberation of the Pretoria prison camp where Churchill had been held. Though a companion and sequel to London to Ladysmith, it is notably different in appearance, content, and scarcity. The first printing saw only 5,000 copies - half as many copies as London to Ladysmith. Where Ladysmith bore a lavishly illustrated binding, Ian Hamilton's March was bound in red cloth matching the style of Churchill's first published book, The Story of the Malakand Field Force - fitting, as these were the first and last Churchill first editions published by Longmans, Green, and Co. While London to Ladysmith via Pretoria had swiftly published Churchill's dispatches in the wake of his capture and escape, for Ian Hamilton's March "the texts of the originally published letters were more extensively revised and four letters were included which had never appeared in periodical form" (Cohen, A8.1.a, Vol. I, p.105). Churchill effected these revisions while on board the passenger and cargo steamer Dunottar Castle, which was requisitioned as a troop ship, en route home to England. Arriving home from South Africa in July 1900, Churchill spent the summer campaigning hard in Oldham, where he won his first seat in Parliament on 1 October 1900 in the so-called "khaki election". This British first edition of Ian Hamilton's March was published just a few weeks later. This first edition, first printing is in very good condition. The binding remains tight with none of the hinge fraying that we commonly see, and only slight wear, confined to extremities. The spine is a little dulled and soiled, but, as with the binding as a whole, better than we normally find. The contents remain quite bright with a crisp feel. All maps and plans are intact, as is the original frontispiece and tissue guard, as well as the original black endpapers. Light spotting appears confined to the prelims and page edges. A tiny Hawick bookseller sticker is affixed to the lower front pastedown. Previous ownership marks are otherwise confined to the front free endpaper verso and the facing recto as follows: a pencil name, address, and date of "10th Oct 1900" (notably, the day of publication), a different name and Hawick address (same city as the bookseller sticker), and finally a more recent owner bookplate. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A8.1.a, Woods/ICS A5(a), Langworth p.59

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        Autograph Letter Signed

      1900. Signed. COLETTE.Autograph Letter Signed.No place: no date.Autograph letter signed by Colette, framed with a photograph of the author wearing a man's suit and tie, smoking a cigarette.The letter reads, in French: "No points! Dear Monsieur and friend, I'm making a lot of trouble for you. And, all I have to 'do my errands' with is a ratty old market basket! Can I have one which is made out of respectable cloth? If I had legs, you'd see me at the Galeries all the time. I thank you once again." In a postscript she adds: "And Monsieur Lemaréchal, who showed off a piece of soap to me! I don't dare remind him about it."Fine condition, boldly signed. Scarce.

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        Collection of Hand Written Essays, Manuscripts, Letters etc., Comprising: A Voice in the Night, Sonnets Written with reference to the European War 1914; The Human Revolt and Kindred Essays; Notes for a Practical Course of Harmony, Including Demonstrations and Exercises Useful for Aural Training and Improvisation; Imaginative Technique in Musical Composition; The Art of Counter-melody a Student's Course in Musical Texture; The Mystic Rose; A Book of Favorite Quotations [Making a Record of a Pilgrimage] Schumann: The Mayfair Biographies Series [Signed by Frederick Nicholls]; Orange Blossom; Some Essays in Praise of Simple Human Love; A Record of the Lessons (Pianoforte and Musical Appreciation), Given to Joan and Nancy Haward, and Other Notes

      Private Collection Frederick Nicholls, 88, Caning Street, Liverpool and 12, Alfred Place, London - 1945. 1900/1945. - Frederick Nicholls music teacher, composer and poet was active especially between the two wars, was noted for his songs to quality lyrics, like Tears, Idle Tears, Elaine's Song, As Through the Land, Thy Voice is Heard, Blow, Bugle Blow, Eldorado and especially popular, the five songs from A Child's Garden of Verses; but he published instrumental miniatures as well like the Two Short Pieces (Meadow Dance and Dancing Midges) of 1938 for piano solo. This extensive collection of hand written music manuscripts and books, including a one volume preparation for a book about WW1. Also, signed, amicable copyright fee correspondence from various poets. In one set of two SIGNED letters from Harold E. Goad dated May 1922, the poet goes into detail about how he wants to change certain lines of his 'Spring's Sacrifice' poem as it had been published in 'The Oxford Book of English Mystical Verse' in its 'not quite finished form'. He then goes on to write which alterations he wishes to be made and asks Frederick Nicholls to make these changes as used in his musical version. His request didn't quite make it to Oxford -the poem still being displayed in its 'initial' form. SIGNED letter from poet Elsa Barker and Duffield & Company [her publishers] giving permission to Fred to set music to her sonnet 'The Mystic Rose'. Schumann: The Mayfair Biographies Series Signed by Frederick Nicholls plus hand written notes and observations. SIGNED card from Eva Gore-Booth giving permission to Fred to set to music her work 'The Waves of Breffny'. Other cards and publisher's correspondence from John Lane, Chapman and Hall, Walter Scott Publishing. Member of the P.B.F.A. MUSIC [Classical] [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        1900 Almanach.; Compositions de Henri Caruchet

      [No place, no publisher]: 1900. 22 leaves, original front double cover bound in. Floral velvet binding by Champs, with floral endpapers, leather spine label, top edge gilt, in fine condition. Matching slipcase with its edges repaired. "Tirage à 30 exemplaires sur japon aquarelles par l'artiste". No. 10 --Ms. note on 1st leaf. Each pastoral scene plate is present in two state, uncolored, and hand colored by the artist. WorldCat locates only one copy.

      [Bookseller: Thomas A. Goldwasser Rare Books]
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        Innermost Asia

      London: William Heinemann, 1900. First . Hardcover. VG+ to near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A record of sport in the Pamirs. 354 pp, profuse ill, large folding map in rear. Cobbold was the first sport hunter to actively explore the Pamirs and took the first photo of a live ovis poli sheep. This is an important work for the sheep hunter. Scarce in first edition. The spine is very lightly faded and shows only minor wear. Solid vg+ to near fine copy in orig gilt pictorial cloth with Marco Polo sheep head on cover. The front and back covers are near fine and the gilt sheep head on front cover is sharp and crisp.The corners are square. Now hard to obtain in first edition. Great reading.

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        Photography of Edmond Rostand

      Reutlinger (ca. 1900), Paris - Inscribed by Rostand. 116 × 143 mm.

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        ETATS - UNIS. EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE 1900 PARIS....

      Coventry: Stevengraph Works, [1900]. 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. Tape (?) discolorations at cloth margins, in one spot [top center] just touching the outer edge of the primary image, otherwise confined to margins....

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        Eisinger s Wander-Relief-Karten: Odenwald (nördlicher Teil). M 1:100 000

      Heidelberg Anstalt für Geoplastik ca 1900 - Original Kartonhülle des Verlages mit montiertem Titelschild. Vier geoplastisch geformte Kartonplatten mit Textilrücken und farbiger Kartenansicht in 3D. Hochglanzlackiert und mit Legende. Einzelkartengröße 23,6 x 16,3 cm. Gesamtkartengröße 47 x 32,5 cm. Rar. In den Karten eingezeichnet ist u. a. der Weg der Darmstädter "Dampfstraßenbahn", die Burgen, Schösser, Ruinen, Kirchen und Kapellen, Sägemühlen, Wirtshäuser, Forsthäuser, Ziegeleien und markante Felsen. Die Karte umfasst den Raum zwischen Darmstadt x Wallstadt am Main x Laudenbach bei Heppenheim x Hambrunn im Odenwald. Die dreidimensionale Karte ist keiner Bibliothek verzeichnet, selbst der Verlag ist nicht ermittelbar. 0 gr.

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        The Latest in Veilings

      London: Dupuy & [indecipherable], , c. 1900. Quarto (275 x 220 mm). Original orange cloth-backed red faux snakeskin boards, titles to front board gilt. 125 swatches of lace samples (225 x 150 mm each) individually mounted on leaves of pink tissue paper. 15 leaves lacking, dampstain to bottom corner of rear board and most leaves, not affecting samples, extremities slightly worn, a few tiny holes to first leaf. In very good condition. Salesman's sample catalogue of lace fabric for veils. This delicately produced sample book shows surprisingly varied styles given the constraints of the subject matter, highlighting how ubiquitous this accessorise of ladies fashion was at the beginning of the twentieth century. An uncommon item.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The City of Tagaste

      East Aurora: Roycrofters, [1900]. First edition. 4to. Original publishers three-quarter red-brown crushed morocco, marbled boards and matching endpapers, rebacked with original spine laid down. No 1 of 50 Copies, Specially hand-illumined on Imperial Japan Vellum, signed by the illuminater, Edith Andrews as well as Hubbard and signed by Hubbard with the following epithet: "Art is the expression of man's joy in his work, Fra Elbertus, Oct. 19th, 1901." A fascinating coy, of some note being Copy #1.

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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        Madame Baringhel EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête

      Paris: Fayard frères, 1900. Fine. Fayard frères, Paris 1900, 12x19cm, broché. - First edition, one copy printed on pink paper, leading copy with a pale green paper. Rare and nice copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, exemplaire unique imprimé sur papier rose, tirage de tête avec un papier vert pâle. Rare et agréable exemplaire.  

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        The Life and Works

      Boston: The Merrymount Press for R. H. Hinckley,, c. 1900. 12 volumes, octavo (232 x 150 mm). Finely bound by the Adams Bindery in red crushed morocco, spines divided in six compartments by raised bands, gilt-lettered direct in two, others gilt with urns and leaf sprays with green onlays, sides richly gilt with floral and urn tools with green onlaid flower heads, green morocco doublures with wide leaf spray and flower borders, green moiré silk free endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Additional signed watercolour by Jean de Paleologue (signed PAL) to each title page, engraved frontispieces, 24 engraved plates, extra-illustrated with over 100 plates. Extremities faintly rubbed, the occasional light spot to contents. An excellent set. Edmonton Edition on japon vellum. Number 18 of a limited edition of 100 copies printed on japon vellum and initialled by Daniel Berkeley Updike, founder of the Merrymount Press, on the limitation page of the first volume. Additionally illuminated with twelve original watercolours by Romanian painter and illustrator Jean de Paleologue (1855?-1942). De Paleologue, also known as de Paleologu as well as PAL, was a successful and incredibly prolific poster designer during the golden age of the medium, in Belle Époque Paris, and later in New York, designing many of the now iconic bicycle adverts of the period. From the library of American industrialist J. Peter Grace (1913?-1995) and his wife Margaret, with their bookplate to each initial blank.

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        The Shadow of Quong Lung

      J. B. Lippincott Co. Philadelphia 1900 - First Edition. Octavo, original G. L. H. illustrated cloth and dustjacket. Rare Hubin listed mystery, "A 'yellow peril' novel chronicling the evil career of the sadistic and powerful Quong Lung in San Francisco's Chinatown underworld. Portions of the book originally appeared in 1897 and 1898 as prize-winning short stories in the San Francisco Examiner and the Argonaut. Quong Lung's pastimes include extortion, kidnapping, subversion of the Chinese Exclusion Act, slavery, prostitution, revenge, and murder. Late in the book, it is revealed that Quong Lung is Yale-educated. Coincidence? Although many Chinese characters are portrayed sympathetically as innocent victims, insight into the author's point of view can be found in a brief but telling preface: 'This book does not set forth to be that detestable thing, a 'book with a purpose'; but if it should incidentally draw attention to the terrible conditions of life of the slave girls in Chinatown, and if any amelioration of those conditions should ensue, I shall feel that I have not written in vain ? Of course, the best thing to do with Chinatown would be to burn it down; but the scheme is too Utopian to be discussed in a mere preface.'" Very Good, surface wear to cover image, in Good dustjacket, white cloth tape at verso of top and lower spine ends, lower rear panel chipped a centimeter deep along edge, top front panel with few inches of loss. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Babylon Revisited Rare Books]
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        Report on the Administration of Bengal, 1898-99

      Calcutta: Bengal Secretariat Press. Very Good. 1900. First. Cloth. Many large folding colored maps including Map of the Bihar & Benares Opium Agencies showing cultivation under poppy & the Bengal government's monopolistic opium production for 1898 (nearly all of which was destined for China and Southeast Asia). This copy withdrawn from the Drew Theological Seminary. Forwarded thence (as noted by stamp on title page) by order of the Lieutenant Governor of Bengal. Beveled salmon cloth covered boards. ; Folio 9 x 13.3 in; [ii],345;[viii],328;iv,cccxiv pages .

      [Bookseller: Virginia Book Shop, Inc., ABAA, ILAB, FA]
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        Mich. Birk Tuttlingen Katalog No. 4.

      Tuttlingen, ca. 1900. - Umfangreicher viersprachiger Katalog mit 30 teils gefalteten Seiten mit farbigen lithographischen Reklameetiketten (teils montiert), mehreren hundert schwarz/weiß Abbildungen, 290 Seiten, XXX (Register), farbig illustriertes Originalleinen, 29,5 x 23,5 cm, Tadelloses frisches Exemplar. Umfangreicher Katalog der heute noch tätigen Firma Mich. Birk in Tuttlingen mit umfangreichem Angebot an Reklame und Verpackungsmaterial, medizinisch-technischer Artikel sowie Klinik und Apothekenausstattung, von Parfümfläschchen über Skalpellen und Pastillenstecher bis hin zu einer erstaunlich phantasievollen Auswahl an Präservativen („Präservativ, nahtlos, beste Qualität Gummi, Form von Tirolerhütchen").

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat H. Carlsen]
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        Wonderful Wizard of Oz

      Chicago: Geo. M. Hill Co.. Good with no dust jacket. 1900. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Extremely rare first edition, first state. In the rarest binding variant "A" with light-green cloth, illustrations on front, back, and spine in red and green, and publisher's spine imprint in green lettering, in non-serifed ordinary capital letters. The fixed endpapers are illustrated, opposite blank free endpapers. The front fixed endpaper is printed with gray and black, and the back fixed endpaper is printed in red and black with an 11-line colophon within a decorative border. There is a shadow line across the top of the back fixed endpaper. Advertisement on back of front free endpaper within border. Verso of title page is blank. The text misprints present are: page 14, first line: "...low wail on..." ; page 81, fourth line from the bottom: "peices"; p 227, first line: "While Tin Woodman...." The 24 full-color tipped-in inserts are present, with the variant of the plate listed facing page 14 facing page 12 instead. The plate facing page 34 has the two dark blue blots on the moon forehead, and the plate facing page 92 has the red shading above the horizon. The boards and spine have soiling and bumped and rubbed corners, with one pen mark near the publisher's imprint. A chip about 1/2 inch by one eighth inch is at the upper front joint, and the spine ends are frayed. Spine is heavily sunned with pulling at the head. Front gutter is fine but rear gutter has tearing. Text top edge and lower corners are soiled. The interior is clean and free of markings. Checked against bibliographical listings in Greene and Hanff's Bibliographia Oziana and Paul R. Bienvenue's The Book Collector's Guide to L. Frank Baum & Oz. ; Color Illustrations; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 261 pp .

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        The Shadowy Waters

      London Hodder & Stoughton Ltd 1900. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket. Light edgwear. Browning to eps and edges. Teg First Edition Blue/gilt hardback cloth cover 250mm x 200mm (10" x 8"). 57pp.

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        Louis XV et Marie Leczinska.

      Paris, Goupil, 1900.. 4to. 3 Bll., 189 S., 1 Bl. Mit 50 zeitgenössischen Illustrationen auf Tafeln sowie 1 Extra-Suite der Illustrationen "tirees en bistre". Roter Maroquinband der Zeit auf 5 Bünden mit geprägtem Rückentitel und überaus reicher Rücken-, Deckel-, Steh- und Innenkantenvergoldung, Goldschnitt, Marmorpapiervorsätze, eingeb. Orig.-Umschlag (sign.: Durvand und J. Fau).. Eins von 100 num. Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe auf Japan, hier die Nr. I. - Sehr schönes, prachtvolles Exemplar.

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        Somaliland

      London: F E Robinson, 1900. First . Hardcover. VG+ to near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 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.

      [Bookseller: Trophy Room Books]
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        Random Recollections Of An Old Publisher

      Simkin Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. & Brights's Ltd, London & Bournmouth. 1900 - 2 volume set (complete) Xvi + 368 pages in volume 1 + Xiv + 344 pages in volume 2. Errata slip tipped in. Red cloth, gilt titles on spine, minor handling and some surface dirt (would remove). Engraved electroplate photo as frontis to volume 1. no inscriptions, partly unopened, a very good+ set and extremely scarce. Tall heavy octavo. * The writer was the first to publish Wilkie Collins "The Moonstone & the Woman in White", produced many victorian authors for the first time in two + three decker format, inc Thomas Hardy, George A. Sala, Elizabeth Braddon, etc, Born in London, he describes the streets, theatres, Johnson, W. H. Smith, George Meredith, Pantomime, Music Halls, The Savage Club, etc, etc, from the very early 19th century up to the end all the obscure recollections of a life in the greatest capital in the world at that time. A RARE and important work on the selling and production of books, from a self educated man who loved the work he did for over 50 years, surviving his brother by 30 years. He died in 1902. Only this single edition published. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Page and Turner]
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