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        Massacres of Christians By Heathen Chinese and Horrors of the Boxers

      Butler and Alger, New Haven, Conn. 1900 - 612 pages. Chronology of the Boxer Uprising. Glossary and key of Chinese terms. Black and white illustrations. "Containing a complete history of the Boxers; the Tai-Ping insurrection and massacres of the foreign ministers; manners, customs and peculiarities of the Chinese; oriental splendors; superstitions; secret societies; the opium habit; idol worship; industries; great cities; natural scenery; etc. This great work contains full accounts of recent atrocities in China. Profusely illustrated with scenes in China and all objects of interest in that wonderful country." - from title page. Above-average wear and soiling. Hinges open. Partial lean to spine. Brown staining to lower corner of first ten leaves - text unaffected. A worthy copy of this chauvinistic work. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        >Im Donaumoos<

      Original- Ölbild auf Hartfaser mit silbernem Barock- Holzrahmen der Zeit, um 1900.. Bildgröße 51 x 61; Gesamt- Größe mit Rahmen 69,5 x 78,5 cm links unten signiert. Vita: C.(arl) Walther, geboren am 9. 12. 1880 in Leipzig, gestorben am 11.2.1954 in Dresden, lebte zeitweise in München.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Jena, 2. VIII. 1900. - 2 SS. Gr.-8vo. Mit einigen eh. Notenbeispielen. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten: "Mit großem Vergnügen habe ich in der Nr. 20 des 'Kunstwart' Ihre vortrefflichen Aufsätze über J. S. Bach und über die Gesamtausgabe seiner Werke gelesen. Um so mehr that es mir leid, daß in der Musikbeilage des Heftes eine Fuge in A moll von Bach in nicht ganz correcter Weise wiedergegeben ist. Als Vorlage für dieselbe hätte der Abdruck im Jahrgang 42 der Bachausgabe (Seite 175) dienen müssen und nicht die Edition Peters. Darf ich Ihnen die fehlerhaften Takte anführen? [folgen dieselben] [.]". - Mit zwei kleinen Randeinrissen, sonst tadellos.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Personhistorisk tidskrift.

      - Årg. 2-3 1900-1901, Årg. 5 1903 - Årg. 20 1918-19, Årg. 24 1923 - Årg. 31 1930, Årg. 34 1933, Årg. 37 1936, Årg. 47 1949 - Årg. 90 1994. 8:o. Illustrerade. Årg. 2 i samtida halvklotband. Årg. 3 och 5-9 i samtida halvskinnband, den första nött. Årg. 10-13, 16, 20, 34 och 37 i moderna imiterade halvskinnband, omslagen medbundna. Årg. 14-15 i samtida halvklotband. Årg. 17-19 i samtida halvskinnband. Årg. 24-31 i samtida halvskinnband. Årg 47-90 bundna i uniforma bruna halvklotband. 34 vol.*Utgifven af Svenska Autograf Sällskapet genom F. U. Wrangel. Utgifven av Personhistoriska samfundet genom bl. a. Carl Magnus Stenbock, Sixten Humble, Bengt Hildebrand, Uno Willers, Bertil Broomé och Björn Asker. [#\120385]

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        The Leather - Stocking Tales. Comprising: The Last of the Mohicans, The Pioneers, The Deerslayer, The Pathfinder, and The Prairie. With Illustrations by H.M. Brock and an Introduction by Mowbray Morris

      London: MacMillan and Co., Ltd., 1900-1902,, 1900. 5 volumes; 8vo. Contemporary red half calf with raised bands, gilt titles and gilt to spines, pink cloth boards, top edges gilt, marbled end papers. Abundantly illustrated with line drawing black and white full page plates. Spines evenly sunfaded with some marking; fingermarks to a couple of boards; foxing to end papers only. The volumes are sound, internally clean. A superb set containing 4 titles in First Edition Thus.

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        Studies Scientific and Social, in 2 volumes, complete.

      London: Macmillan and Co., . First edition. 1900 - Pp. 1125; 110 text-figures and maps. Publisher's original forest green cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine and decorated in gilt on the boards, 8vo. This is the rare first edition of an uncommon Wallace title. These two volumes present a collection of articles and papers by the author, which were previously published in journals between 1865 and 1899, and are presented here with some revisions and copious illustrations. Many of these individual papers are very difficult to acquire which makes this two volume set very hard to fine. Wallace is perhaps best known today as the co-discoverer of evolution by natural selection, independently of Darwin. In 1858 the two men co-authored the first publication on natural selection (Tendency of Species to Form Varieties; and on the Perpetuation of Varieties and Species by Natural Means of Selection). A fine copy (as new) copy in spectacular condition.

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        Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems. [The works include Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, The Tempest, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Macbeth, King Lear, Antony and Cleopatra , The Merchant of Venice, etc.]

      London: J.B. Lippincott Company, n.d. (c. 1900)., 1900. 12 volumes; complete. Small 8vo. Superb in contemporary full brown morocco with raised bands and gilt titles to spines, brown silk end papers, all edges gilt. Each play illustrated with one plate. Some light rubbing and bumping to extremities. A sound, very elegant set.

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        Feste des Lebens und der Kunst. Eine Betrachtung des Theaters als höchsten Kultursymbols

      Darmstadt 1900 - 22,5 x 18 cm, geb. OPappeinbd., 25 S. 1 Bl. Mit illustriertem Titel und Widmungsblatt sowie Buchschmuck von Peter Behrens. Garvey-Wick 108. Schauer II, 6. Ein Dokument dt. Kunst (Kat. Darmstadt 1977) V, C 35 (mit Abb.). - Erste Ausgabe. Seltene Publikation Peter Behrens', der im Erscheinungsjahr dieses Werkes an die Darmstädter Künstlerkolonie berufen wurde. "Characteristic of Behrens and the Germans is the geometric control of the design, with the repetitive curvilinear forms subordinated to a strict framework. Behrens also designed alphabets and type, seen here in the decorated initial S and the simple Roman letters of the text. This adds to the clarity of the pages." (Garvey/Wick). Papierbedingt etwas gebräunt, sonst sehr gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Graphem. Kunst- und Buchantiquariat]
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        O.H.M.S.". An Illustrated Record of the Voyage of S.S. "Tintagel Castle" conveying Twelve Hundred Soldiers from Southampton to Cape Town, March 1900

      London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., Limited,, 1900. Recorded and Illustrated by … Foolscap quarto. Original pale blue pictorial paper-covered boards. Profusely illustrated from photographs. A little rubbed, skilfully rebacked to style, marginal toning, else a very good copy. First and only edition of Shackleton's first publication, a joint self-publication with his co-author, the ship's surgeon. A fully subscribed print-run of 2,000 copies has not prevented this badly made book - printed on adhesion-prone art paper, and wire-stiched into paper-covered boards - from becoming decidedly uncommon, just 7 locations on Copac, OCLC adds 5. Essentially the cruise book of the Union Castle mail steamer's service as a transport in the Boer War, and typically providing a detailed record of daily activities, and - with an eye to possible subscribers - an exhaustive list of all of the men on board. Serendipitously this cruise was to have a crucial influence on Shackleton's future career, and on the history of polar exploration. During the voyage he met Lt. Cedric Longstaff, of the 2nd East Surrey Regiment - listed p.54, and pictured in the group portrait facing - son of Llewelyn W. Longstaff, linseed magnate, member of the Royal Geographical Society and friend of its president Clements Markham. In 1899 Longstaff had pledged £25,000 to Markham's scheme for a British expedition to Antarctica, drawing matching funds from the government, and putting the ship that was to become Discovery on the stocks. By way of a quid pro quo Longstaff had Markham's ear, and used the opportunity to recommend the Tintagel Castle's Third Officer, of whom his son had spoken so highly. The Longstaff Peaks on the Ross Ice Shelf were named for this influential patron. A well-preserved copy of this elusive and highly desirable book.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Works of H. R. Haggard. Include: King Solomon's Mines, She, Montezuma's Daughter, Cleopatra, Alan Quatermain, etc

      New York: McKinlay, Stone and Mackenzie, n.d. (c.1900), 1900. 20 volumes; 8vo. With frontispiece illustrations. Bound in recent dark brown morocco with maroon title label, gilt title and gilt tooling to spines, brown cloth boards. A superb set of the works of H.Rider Haggard, writer of adventure novels set in exotic locations, predominantly Africa, and a founder of the Lost World literary genre.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Au fil des jours

      first edition on the current paper it is printed as 15 Holland paper.Binding to bradel half percaline old red, smooth back with a gold finial, as part of Havana morocco, double net and date tail, preserved covers, contemporary binding.Rare autograph signed by the author to his friend Emile Deshayes on the first cover plate.Beautiful copy Bibliothèque-Charpentier Paris 1900 12x19cm relié

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        Societe Nationale d'Horticulture de France, Exposition Generale

      Paris, c. 1900. Hardcover. Fine. Half black calf and mottled green cloth, gilt-stamped lettering on upper board; oblong folio (381x280 mm); containing 71 mounted photographs by C[onstant] Robert of 65 Avenue de la Bourdonnais (credited on the front board), of a French exposition of orchids, roses, lillies, irises, bonsai trees, and fruit. 57 platinum prints and 14 silver prints, ranging in size from 89x127 to 164x229 mm, mounted to sheets (creating a thin border of beige, white, or pale grey) and heavy grey boards, arranged 1 to 4 per page, recto only. A lavish album, just a bit rubbed along the edges. The Paris horticultural society originated in 1827 and, as it grew, became the Royal Horticultural Society (1835), then, in 1885 the "Societe Nationale d'Horticulture de France." The exposition portrayed here was extensive and possibly associated with one of the great international French expositions of the turn of the century. All but two images are interior photographs of plants or displays, including close-ups of specific blooms, arrangements of fruit, wide views of the room, and an array of Bonsai trees in Oriental ceramic pots.

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        Savrola. A Tale of the Revolution in Laurania

      New York: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1900., 1900. First Edition. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt titles to spine and upper within border. Gilt bright. A lovely, tight copy with minor rubbing. Pre-dates the UK publication. Author's only novel, having just published a short seafaring tale 'Man Overboard' in Harmsworth's Magazine (1899). Both were epic adventure stories, perhaps mirroring Churchill's own early life and experiences, and represent his only attempt at fiction. Woods A3(a)

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        SALAMMBÔ

      Paris: A. Ferroud, 1900. First Rochegrosse edition, one of 400 large paper copies printed on vélin d'Arches and numbered 201-600, this being set no.418. Two quarto volumes; 3/4 burgundy crushed morocco and marbled paper, with titles and African motif tooled in gilt and multi-colored leather onlays to spines; original illustrated wrappers bound in; top edges gilt; marbled endpapers; xxiv, 186pp, [1]; 232pp, [1]; illustrated frontispieces and title page vignettes, with 48 mostly full-page illustrations by Georges Rochegrosse engraved by Champollion; text is in French. Some pinpoint rubbing to board edges, else Fine. Flaubert's historical novel set in Carthage during the 3rd century B.C., during the immediate days following the First Punic War. The plot centers around the title character, a priestess and daughter of General Hamilcar Barca, who attempts to take back the sacred veil of Carthage from the camp of mercenaries responsible for stealing it.

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        JAPANESE WOMEN: AN ALBUM WITH 100 CHARMING POSTCARDS SHOWINGTHE JAPANESE WOMAN IN HER KIMONO, AND HER LIFE STYLE.

      A LOVELY PERIOD WORK WITH A WIDE VARIETY OF COLOR EXAMPLES Japan n.d. ca 1900- - 1920's. A green cloth photo album, fadedgreen leaves, 23 x 39 cm., very good, contains 100 cards inall: 71 hand-colored, 15 color, 14 b.w., cards, mounted inslits provide. A very nice period collection. S C A R C E 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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        Formschöne Tischuhr zum Aufziehen wohl der 50er oder 60er Jahre. Auf dem Zifferblatt mit *Imhof* gemarkt, verso mit Angabe *15 Jewels Swiss*. Goldglänzender Messingkorpus auf schwarzem Sockel mit Messingfüßen.

      - Gesamthöhe incl. Sockel und oberem Griff 27 cm, maximale Breite des Sockels 19 cm, Durchmesser des Uhrgehäuses 16 cm, maximale Tiefe des Sockels 8 cm. Die aufziehbare Uhr ist voll funktionstüchtig. Verso mit Nummer*1124263* nummeriert sowie mit einer geritzten Nummer *298254*, hierneben eingeritzt die Nummer *A88699*. Das Glas des Uhrgehäuses ist leicht fleckig, die Uhr selbst an wenigen Stellen gering berieben. Insgesamt aber von guter und dekorativer Erhaltung. ( Gewicht 1900 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )

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        JAHRBUCH DER SCHIFFBAUTECHNISCHEN GESELLSCHAFT. 73 Bde. zw. 1900 (1.Jgg.) - 1981 (75.Jgg.).

      Berlin Springer. Insges. 73 Bände, alles EA, KEINE REPRINTS, fast komplett, incl. der sehr seltenen frühen Jahrgänge: 1900 (=1.Jgg.)-1935; 1937-1939; 1941-1969; 1971-1972; 1974-1981. Es fehlen also: 1936, 1940, 1970, 1973, der Sammelband zum 75. Jubiläum (von 1974) ist vorhanden. Es fehlen also: 1936 (=37. Jgg.); 1940 (41.Jgg.); 1970(64.Jgg.), sowie 1973 (67.Jgg.) +++ Alle Bände sehr gut erhalten (aus langjähriger Sammlerhand), bis 1917 Ebd. teils mit kleinen Flecken u. Rücken an Kapitalen teils leicht bestoßen, danach außen SEHR GUT bis FAST WIE NEU; Ex. bis 1917 einige Bde. mit kl. Stempel a. V., einige andere mit schönem kleinem Exlibris ("Staatsmus. Stockholm") auf Rückseite v. Vorderdeckel; ab 1918 keine Besitzvermerke, 7 Bde. (zwischen 1948 und 1972) mit wß. Biblioth.-schildchen am unt. Rücken u. Stempel auf Titelbl. ("Institut f. Schiffbautechnik Warnemünde; Ebd. 1941 ist dunkelgrün u. hinten leicht wellig u. fleckig; sonst innen u. außen alles s. sauber und fast wie neu. +++ Seit 3 Jahrzehnten ist dieses grundlegende Werk nicht mehr in (fast) komplettem Zustand angeboten worden. +++ Weitere Fotos gern von: mDOTfruthAThotmailDOTde. Hardcover Buch. Sehr gut

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        Lord Jim

      London: William Blackwood & Sons, 1900. First edition. Octavo, original cloth. A near fine example with only light shelf wear to the extremities and the endpapers ever so slightly browned. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. First printing with the first issue points including the misprints "anyrate" p. 77, l. 5, "cure" (instead of "cured") p. 226, 7 lines from the bottom, the omission of "keep" after "can" p. 226, 7 lines from the bottom, and "his" p. 319, last line, being printed below the line. In a moment of crisis, an idealistic ship's officer abandons his post, leaving several hundred passengers to drown. The event at the center of Joseph Conrad's acclaimed novel establishes the character and fate of Jim. Tormented by his defection from his code of conduct, Jim embarks on the globe-traveling quest to regain honor. In the process, he insinuates himself as a leader among a people unaware of his past. Arthur Symons and other critics read Lord Jim as an exploration of Conrad's own 'ideal of an applauded heroism', an ideal that confronts the demands of pragmatism. Others see an allegory for Conrad's guilt over abandoning his native Poland or, alternatively, a story of universal shame. Conrad has come under modern attack for associating 'natives' with chaos and evil. But in Conrad's novels, it is ultimately the colonial system itself that is fraught with horror." (NYPL Books of the Century 67). Listed by Modern Library as one of the 100 great novels of the twentieth century.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        THE RIVER WAR. An Historical Account of The Reconquest of the Soudan. By Winston Spencer Churchill Author of 'The Story of the Malakand Field Force, 1897.' Edited by Col. F. Rhodes, D.S.O. Illustrated by Angus McNeill, Seaforth Highlanders. In Two Volumes. Second impression.

      Vol I : xxii, [2], 462, 32 Catalogue, pages. With 22 illustrations and 18 maps & plans - many folding. Vol II: x, [3], 499 pages. With 25 illustrations and 16 maps & plans - many folding. Original pictorial dark blue cloth gilt. Octavo. First edition, second impression. Some very light spotting else an excllent set.

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        SHADOWINGS.

      Boston 1900, - Little. FIRST EDITION. Blue decorated cloth,edges uncut, 268p., 5 b.w.illustrations, very good, 12.5 x19.5 cm., clean, sharp, solid copy, dust jacket in mylarprotector,chipping some loss, but still RARE ! FIRST EDITION 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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        Rakkox der Billionär/ Ein Protzenroman. Die wilde Jagd/ Ein Entwicklungsroman in acht anderen Geschichten von Paul Scheerbart.

      Berlin und Leipzig, Insel-Verlag bei Schuster & Loeffler, 1900,. 8vo. Mit Buchschmuck von Jossot und einer blattgr. Illustration von Felix Vallotton. 4 Bl., 119 S. OHlwd. m. farbig ornamentierten Vorsatzpapieren u. Deckelbezügen u. OPapier-RSchild.. Lubasch/Meyer S. 6 u. Sarkowski 1437 (mit Abb.) nennen nur die Ausgabe von 1901. - WG² 7. - Erste Ausgabe. - Ecken u. Kanten bestoßen. Rückenschild stärker fleckig u. etw. berieben. Sonst ein sehr gutes Ex.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Düwal]
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        Gustav Friedrich von Schmoller (Heilbronn 24. 06. 1838 - 27. 06. 1917 Bad Harzburg). Dt. Volkswirtschaftler. Hauptvertreter der jüngeren historischen Schule der Ökonomie. Hüftbild en face,.

      . Litho. ( " Steinradierung " ) v. Rudolf Schulte im Hofe, um 1900, 58,5 x 44,2 (H). Ausdruckstarke Lithographie mit viel Schwärze. Rechts oben im Stein signiert: Rud. Schulte im Hofe. - Sehr gut erhaltenes Blatt mit 3 cm Rand auf Velin ( kleine Randläsuren hinterlegt ). - Lit. zu R. Schulte im Hofe ( 1865 - 1928 ): u.a. Thieme / Bd. 30, 325. -

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        PHOTO ALBUM OF CHINESE EXECUTION, BEHEADING AND PUNISHMENT: A GROUP OF 38 ORIGINAL B.W. PHOTOS & B.W. & COLOR POSTCARDS.

      A GRIZZLY & STUNNING GROUP OF REAL & COLLOTYPE PHOTOS [China 1900- - 1912, Various Publishers]. Brown cloth album,ribbon tied, spine, 23.1 x 13 cm., gold stamped cover title,brown deckle-edge pages, very good, clean condition, 38various photos & photo postcards, color and black & white. Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        THE ATTACHE AT PEKING.

      WITH THE CELEBRATED BRITISH DIPLOMAT'S HOLOGRAHIC LETTER London 1900, - Macmillan. Cloth, teg., 386p., index, fold-outmap. FIRST ED. A unique copy, with his 2 page holographicletter tipped in, signed and dated September 17, 1900. RARE Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Bodensee. Ölgemälde im alten Rahmen, signiert.

      Ditzingen. Original. um 1900. 37 x 44 cm Bildfläche Öl auf Holz, signiert, in schwarzgoldenem Rahmen der Zeit 54,5 x 61cm. Guter Zustand. 14

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        Wild Sports of Burma and Assam

      London: Hurst and Blackett, Ltd, 1900. First Edition. With folding maps, numerous plates from photographs and illustrations in text. xx, 507 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original green cloth, titled in gilt, upper board with vignette in black. Minor rubbing, else very good. Ownership inscription.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        The Bijou Shakespeare The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Illustrated (6 Volumes in Original Box)

      London: William Collins, Sons, & Co., Ltd. c. 1900. 6 volumes in the original leather box, folding, with facsimile signature to front panel. Box with light wear but overall in excellent condition. Textured black leather volumes with elaborate gilt spines, with the titles in each volume stamped in gilt to front of each cover. All edges gilt. Volumes in about fine condition. Printed on India paper. The 6 volumes in remarkable condition for their age. A beautifully kept set. A real gem. . Leather. Near Fine. 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall.

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        L'Aiglon. Drame en Six Actes, en Vers

      Brentano's & Charpentier, New York & Paris 1900 - With Signed Photo of Sarah Bernhardt, Extra-Illustrated With numerous inserted illustrations, including a signed photo of Sarah Bernhardt in costume as the leading role, Franz, Duc de Reichstadt; and numerous other illustrations inserted, including a fine albumen portrait frontispiece of the author, another full-length portrait of Bernhardt as Franz, several engravings of the historical personnages, etc. A lovely book. Full green morocco gilt, spine faded to brown, by G.P. Putnam, the Knickerbocker Pree [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Lieutenant-Colonel John Haughton, Commandant of the 36th Sikhs. A Hero of Tirah. A Memoir. THE ORIGINAL EDITION

      John Murray, 1900, 1900Roy. 8vo., First Edition, with a fine portrait frontispiece in photogravure (original tissue guard present), 25 plates on 22, a large folding plan, and 3 large folding maps on japon at end; original burgundy cloth, upper board elaborately blocked and lettered in gilt, gilt back (very lightly faded), gilt top, uncut, very neatly recased with new endpapers. Sold from an institution with its small neat stamp on frontispiece recto and title, and neat accession number on lower backstrip and title verso. THE ORIGINAL EDITION OF THE IMPORTANT AND ELUSIVE BIOGRAPHY. 36th Sikhs was raised in 1887 to counter Russian expansion and to reinforce the North-West Frontier. Although relatively short-lived, the regiment gained immortality during the Tirah Campaign when, under the command of Lt.-Col. John Haughton it defended Samana Ridge against a large force of Pathans. Although greatly outnumbered, Haughton's force performed many acts of great bravery, most notably at Saragarhi. The memoir is dedicated to the headmasters of Shrewsbury and Uppingham schools, at which were educated respectively General John Colpoys Haughton and Lt.-Col. John Haughton. The schools' crests are blocked in gilt on upper board, and appear in line on the dedication page. The original edition is extremely scarce; this is the only copy we have seen (or heard of) in thirty years.

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        Pferde 2".

      - Linolschnitt, aquarelliert, auf chamoisfarbenem Japan, betitelt und als &#132;Probe Druck I" bezeichnet. Ca. 28:30 cm. Rundum ungleich beschnitten. Insgesamt unfrisch. Zirkusthemen bilden ein Hauptmotiv im Schaffen der Künstlerin. Die Malerin und Graphikerin entstammte einer großbürgerlichen Familie und konnte sich von dieser unterstützt der künstlerischen Laufbahn widmen. Um 1900 begann sie mit dem Studium in München bei K. Becker-Gundahl (1856-1925), dann erlernte sie als Schülerin von M. Feldbauer (1869-1948) im Sommer in Dachau an der Malschule die Landschaftsmalerei und im Winter in München an der Damenakademie des Münchner Künstlerinnenvereins die Aktmalerei. Gemeinsam mit Feldbauer unternahm sie eine Studienreise nach Griesbach/Niederbayern und in die Bretagne. Weitere Studienaufenthalte folgten nach Rom und Florenz und um 1911 ein mehrmonatiger Aufenthalt in Paris an der École Ranson. Vor 1914 lebte sie in Berlin, wo sie die Unterstützung v.a. durch den Kunstkritiker P. Westheim fand. Ab 1915 wohnte sie in Dachau, wo sie in den Sommermonaten die Malschule von A. Hölzel (1853-1934) besuchte; sie zählte neben Ida Kerkovius (1879-1970), Maria Langer-Schöller (1878-1969) und Else von Freytag-Lovinghoven (1874-1927) u.a. zu den sog. &#132;Malweibern". Sie war Mitglied der &#132;Künstlergruppe Dachau", der &#132;Kunstvereinigung Dachau" und der Münchner &#132;Neuen Sezession". Erfolgreich beteiligte sie sich an Ausstellungen in München, Rom, Wien, Berlin, Paris, Stuttgart und Salzburg. 1919 erhielt sie die Silb. Staatsmedaille der Stadt Salzburg. Freundschaft unterhielt sie mit A. Kubin (1877-1959) und Else Lasker-Schüler (1869-1945). 1933 wurde sie als &#132;entartet" diffamiert, infolge wandte sie sich einem naiven Malstil und unverfänglichen Bildthemen zu.

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        Philips' New Detailed Map of the Transvaal with part of the Orange River Colony

      Central News Agency Ltd., South Africa/ George Philip & Son, Ltd., London, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No JacketThis fascinating and robust map has no publication date; however, as the Orange River Colony only existed between 1900 - 1910 is can be assumed that publication was during this period. The waxed cloth cover is in robust and stoic condition. Although there is average wear about the edges and corners the cover is firm and strong to the hold. Inside, the paper spread is cracked along the spine but still holds. The cloth map is in very good condition. There is no damage and what marking there is, is consequent to its age and use. The colours are vibrant; the print bold, the folds muscular and strong. fk Quantity Available: 1. Category: Africana - Maps (Antique); Inventory No: ahhc.

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        Portraitphotographie mit eigenh. Widmung und U.

      [München, März 1900].. 166 x 107 mm.. Brustbild aus dem Atelier Elvira, München mit der Widmung: "Dem ersten N. H.-Kapellmeister J. Stransky [1872-1936] zur Erinnerung an Strapatzen und Freuden im März 1900 [ ]". - Schjelderup reiste 1878 nach Paris, wo er bei Franchomme, Savard und Massenet Kompositions-Unterricht nahm. 1888 verließ er Paris, hielt sich ein Jahr in Bergen auf und reiste dann nach Deutschland, wo er Dirigieren und Bühnentechnik in Karlsruhe (F. Mottl), Dresden und München studierte. Von 1900 ab bezog er eine staatliche, norwegische Kompositions-Gage. 1892-1916 wohnte er in Dresden, kehrte jedoch des Krieges wegen nach Oslo zurück und arbeitete dort u. a. als Musikkritiker. 1920 war er neuerdings in München, erwarb aber 1923 ein Haus in Benediktbeuren, das er bis zu seinem Tode bewohnte (vgl. MGG XI, 1735f.).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The Works of H. R. Haggard. Include: King Solomon's Mines, She, Montezuma's Daughter, Cleopatra, Alan Quatermain, etc

      New York: McKinlay, Stone and Mackenzie, n.d. (c.1900), 1900. 20 volumes; 8vo. With frontispiece illustrations. Bound in recent dark brown morocco with maroon title label, gilt title and gilt tooling to spines, brown cloth boards. A superb set of the works of H.Rider Haggard, writer of adventure novels set in exotic locations, predominantly Africa, and a founder of the Lost World literary genre.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        A Peep .at. Coondom (wrapper title)

      New York Commercial Cotton Department (NYCCD) 1900 - Heading:(African American) Author: Place:New York Publisher: Date:c.1900 Description: 12 halftone plates from photographs, captioned in the negatives but no other text. 22.7x30.8 cm. (9x12"), string-tied wrappers. Photographic views of stereotypical African Americans through white eyes, Including "The Crap Game Discovered"; "Picking Cotton"; "Short Distance Telephone - in Alabam'" - talking into a donkey's ear and listening at the tail; watermelon eating, chicken stealing, dancing, loafing, comic bicycling, and other activities. Rare - OCLC/WorldCat does not list any copies. Condition: Neat corner repairs to wrappers - very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Indians of To-Day First Edition

      Herbert S. Stone and Company, 1900-01-01. Hardcover. Good. First edition. Library rebind. Complete. Small tear on frontispiece, no loss. Many full page portraits of living indians. Ex library copy with some of the usual markings.

      [Bookseller: Books Renewed]
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        Mannheimer Geschichtsblätter. Monatsschrift für die Geschichte, Altertums- und Volkskunde Mannheims und der Pfalz. Jahrgänge 1-37 (1900-1936).,

      Mannheim, Altertumsverein, 1900-1940. - 30 x 21 cm. Je Jahrgang ca. 120 bis 150 Seiten. *Beiliegen: Jahrgang 38 (1937) in 3 Heften, Jahrgang 40 (1939) in 3 Heften und Jahrgang 41, Heft 1 (1940). - Vorliegend (bis auf den fehlenden Jahrgang 1938) nahezu die gesamte Folge der Mannheimer Geschichtsblätter (Erscheinungsverlauf 1900-1940 - erst 1994 begann eine "Neue Folge"). Vorliegend die Jahrgänge 1-37 gebunden in Halbleinen, dazu die Jahrgänge 38, 40 und 41 in Lieferungsheften. - Sauber und sehr gut erhalten. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 10000 Einheitlich gebunden in 13 Halbleinenbänden mit Rückentitel. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Braun]
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        Bijutsu Kai

      JAPANESE ORNAMENTAL WOODBLOCK PRINTS. Bijutsu Kai. Collection of Pictures Regarding Colour Designs for Japanese Textiles Costumes. Five parts in one volume. Five folding plates and 18 full-page coloured woodblock prints per section, for a total of 95 original illustrations. 8vo., 232 x 160 mm, bound in Japanese accordion style with Japanese fold pages and silk-thread stitched spine, in new linen cloth folding box with leather spine label. Kyoto: Geisodo, [ca. 1900]. |~||~||~||~| A superb set of this important compendium of early Japanese textile designs, showing a great variety of patterns and scenes. The woodblock prints are often exceptional Japanese images very much in the sabi-wabi tradition. Not in Hillier, The Art of the Japanese Book (1987).

      [Bookseller: Ursus Rare Books]
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        POEMS (In Memorian [with] Lyrics)

      Vale (Ballantyne) Press, London 1900 - Limited to 320 copies. Two volumes. Demy 8vo. Separately titled. Designed with title-pages, initials and borders by Charles Ricketts. Rebound for Sotheran's in embroidered silk with marbled endpapers, t.e.g. The covers decorated in multicolored silk thread and gold thread forming flowers, vines, and stylized titles. Provenance: Samuel Putnam Avery (1822-1904), American connoisseur and art dealer, with his tipped-in bookplate. Bookplate engraved by C. W. Sherborn 1893.Ransom 29. Some fraying to edges and light soil, yet still sound and quite attractive copies in these fragile bindings

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        ANTIQUE EARLY 20TH C. NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN PAINTED STEER SKULL WTIH BUFFALO HORNS

      c.1900-1920 - 23" high x 19" wide; This painted skull is from the first quarter of the 20th century. See images for condition.

      [Bookseller: New Boston Fine and Rare Books]
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        [Op. 112]. Der Rose Pilgerfahrt. Mährchen von Moritz Horn... Op. 112. [Full score]

      Leipzig Fr. Kistner [PN 1900] [after 1861]. Folio. Modern quarter black cloth with original publisher's printed upper wrapper laid down to upper board, titling gilt to spine. 1f. (pictorial title), [1]-4 (text), [i] (blank), 3-203, [i] (blank) pp. Title lithographed, text typeset, music engraved. Without price. With extended title and prices to upper wrapper: "8 Thlr. 30 Ngr." [full score], "4 Thlr. 10 Ngr." [piano-vocal score], "1thlr. 10 Ngr." [choral parts], "8 Thlr." [orchestral parts]. Printer's note to foot of last page of text: "Druck von Breitkopf und Härtel in Leipzig." Occasional foxing throughout, heavier to some leaves; edges somewhat browned with small stain to lower outer corner; upper wrapper slightly chipped and with small stain to lower outer corner; titling to spine incorrectly lettered.. First Edition, later issue, from the same plates as the first edition of 1852 (the first issue credited the lithographic illustration to Krätzschmer; did not reference the orchestral parts; and had the text printed on three pages only, followed by a blank page). McCorkle p. 478. Hofmann p. 243. CPM Vol. 51 p. 226. Hirsch IV, 918 (erroneously listed as first edition; rendition of text extends over four pages as in the present copy). Composed in April and May of 1851 and first performed with piano accompaniment at Schumann's home on July 5, 1851; orchestrated in November of that year and first performed publicly in Dusseldorf on February 5, 1852.

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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        Autograph Manuscript Draft Outline of the The Making of an American

      1900. Pen and ink on paper, 8 pp. stapled booklet (chapters I-VII) and 2 pp. on single sheet (portions of chapters XII-XV). 4to. Light toning. Draft Outline of Riis&#39;s Autobiography The autograph outline of the first seven chapters of Riis&#39;s autobigraphy, The Making of an American (1902), as well as outlines for parts of chapters twelve through fifteen. The opening chapters recount stories from Riis&#39;s boyhood in Denmark, meeting his future wife Elizabeth Gortz, and his arrival in America. "The story commences on a bridge over the river Nibs on the outskirts of the ancient town of Ribe, which is on the Danish north seacoast. A boy & girl have met ?".

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        Super-Iride. Prodoto Chimico Brevettato Di Fama Mondiale; Per Tingere In Casa Qualsiasi Abito, Tessuto, Filato, ecc. Risultati ottenuti tingendo Su Tessuto Bianco Di Lana, Cotone E Seta

      Ditta Ruggero Benelli, Prato 1900 - 27.5 x 13 cm. Salesman's sample advertising display for Super-Iride, 48 dyed sample mounted, eight panels bound accordion style, each panel as noted previously, folds out to approximately 40 inches when displayed. Color plates mounted on first and last panels with 48 dyed fabric sample in a wide range of colors, lettering in black and red. Super-Iride solid dyes are Azo synthetic, more stable than vegetable, and/or aniline dyes provide a distinct advantage for coloring wool, cotton and silks as they are highly resistant to sun and repeated washing. This brand is perhaps best known for the advertising poster of a looming red devil drawing forth a rainbow of color from a wooden barrel depicted here in the first panel. Scuffing to extremities, back cover with, slight loss of shagreen at back cover. Panels are faux-diced shagreen, gilt lettering first panel, two brass rivets front cover for hanging the display. Very good [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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