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        Bookplate Collection, 1900-1950: Original Art, Artist Proofs, Limited Printings, Signed, Universal, Etc

      1900. Bookplate. Very Good. Bookplate collection with over 175 different pieces. Most date between 1900 and the mid-1950s; a few from the 1800s. An excellent starter collection; over half are artist designed (some unidentified, but many by important bookplate artists (Braun-Kirchberg, Broel, Falors, Bayros, Gibson, Hemberger, Klinger, Kovig, Lux, Philip, Rubbert, Shaw, Stern, Sutherland, Streller, Thayer, Toscanini, and Ubbelohde), some original art, many limited printings, several risque and erotic (one of birdman with a huge erect phallus), etc. Generally clean; a few with glue/water stains or thins. A number affixed to remnants of old album pages by a spot or two of what appears to be water-soluble glue. Overall, a very attractive collection.

      [Bookseller: Read 'Em Again Books, ABAA]
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        Narraciones. Prólogo de Daniel Collado

      Barcelona (San Martín), Tipografía de Juan Torrents y Coral, 1900. [Biblioteca Científico-Filosófica de "Lumen"]. 4to. menor; XIII-187 pp. y una autotipia del autor con dedicatoria a Quintín López Gómez. Encuadernación de época en media piel. Interesantes narraciones de uno de los redactores de la que muchos consideran la mejor revista espiritista en lengua española. Fundada en 1893 por Quintín López Gómez, en ella se publicaban artículos y noticias sobre la filosofía espiritista, las actividades de la Federación Espiritista Española, del Centro Barcelonés de Estudios Psicológicos y de los congresos internacionales espiritistas, además de narraciones de sus colaboradores Alcides Arguedas, Abdón Sánchez Herrero, Luz Alba, Margarita Gil, Salvador Sellés, y otros.

      [Bookseller: Hesperia Libros]
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        L ART FRANCAIS; Exposition Retrospektive, des Origines a 1800. Französisch.

      Emile Levy., Paris. 1900 - 2° ( 30x40x7 cm ) IV. 140 S. Text mit zahlr. Textabb.100 ganzseitige Heliogravüre, teils 2 farbig. OLeder ( blau) mit goldgepprägter Verzierung auf beiden Deckeln und Rücken, Rücken vom Licht bräunlich verfärbt, 6 Bünden (s. Abb.) 3 stg. Goldschnitt. Innere Deckel mit grauem schillerndem Seidenfutter von floraler Goldkante eingerahmt. Außen und innen sehr guter Zustand. Sehr dekoratives Meisterwerk der Buchbinderei. Dekoratives Exlibris . Sprache: fr

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        ETATS - UNIS. EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE 1900 PARIS

      Stevengraph Works, Coventry 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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        Catálogo Provisional del Museo de Arte Moderno

      Madrid, Imprenta del Colegio Nacional de Sordomudos y de Ciegos, 1900. 4to. menor; 118 pp. Cubiertas originales. Catálogo basado en las notas inéditas de Don Pedro de Madrazo dejó a su muerte.

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        Bookplate Collection, 1900-1950: Original Art, Artist Proofs, Limited Printings, Signed, Universal, Etc

      1900. Bookplate. Very Good. Bookplate collection with over 175 different pieces. Most date between 1900 and the mid-1950s; a few from the 1800s. An excellent starter collection; over half are artist designed (some unidentified, but many by important bookplate artists (Braun-Kirchberg, Broel, Falors, Bayros, Gibson, Hemberger, Klinger, Kovig, Lux, Philip, Rubbert, Shaw, Stern, Sutherland, Streller, Thayer, Toscanini, and Ubbelohde), some original art, many limited printings, several risque and erotic (one of birdman with a huge erect phallus), etc. Generally clean; a few with glue/water stains or thins. A number affixed to remnants of old album pages by a spot or two of what appears to be water-soluble glue. Overall, a very attractive collection.

      [Bookseller: Read 'Em Again Books, ABAA]
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        Oración fúnebre, que por encargo de la Real Academia Española y en las Honras de Miguel de Cervantes y demás ingenios españoles, pronunció en la iglesia de Religiosas Trinitarias de Madrid, el día 23 de Abril de 1900

      Madrid, Establecimiento Tipográfico Sucesores de Rivadeneyra, 1900. 4to. mayor; 26 pp. Cubiertas originales.

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        Set of 6 Golf Clubs plus 2 Books from the Estate of Eben Byers (Harper's Official Golf Guide, 1901 / Captain's Dinner to the Champions WPGA 1916, Allegheny Country Club)

      (Pittsburgh): Harper Brothers. 1900s. Hardcover. Near Fine. Set of 6 golf clubs and 2 books from the estate of Eben Byers (1880-1932), the winner of the 1906 US Amateur who died after 4 years of ingesting a radium infused medicine. The golf clubs, 5 mashies (long irons, as they're known today) and one niblick (short iron, with the loft of a modern 9-iron or pitching wedge), with hickory shafts, leather wrapped grips and each stamped with his initials --EMB. One of the clubs is not stamped with a manufacturer's name and is likely from the late 1890's. The other 5 are stamped, and appear to date between 1900 and 1920. Strong shafts. Leather wraps starting to deteriorate. Also includes 2 golf books: 1. Harper's Official Golf Guide, 1901. Hardcover. Spine expertly restored in the style of the original, otherwise Near Fine. With Byers' ownership signature on the first page. -- 2. Souvenir for Captain's Dinner to the Champions WPGA 1916, Allegheny Country Club. Not marked. Byers listed as an attendee and member of the Allegheny Country Club team. Byers was a Pittsburgh-born socialite who was educated in New England. He was runner up in the Amateur in 1902 and 1903, and finally won the championship in 1906 at the now defunct Englewood Golf Club. He is best known for his publicized death from cancer as a result of drinking over 1,000 bottles of Radithor, a concoction of radium diluted in water patented by Harvard dropout and known huckster William Bailey. He is buried in a lead coffin in Pittsburgh, and his death inspired one of the great obituary headlines, 'The Radium Water Worked Fine until His Jaw Came Off.' 6 golf clubs and 2 books from the estate of Eben McBurney Byers. Digital images available upon request.

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        Nus masculins et féminins Etude EDITION ORIGINALE

      S.l.: S.n., 1900. Fine. S.n., S.l. circa 1900, 49x40,5cm, une feuille sous marie-louise encadrée. - Sketches and pen drawings depicting male and female nudes, alone or in pairs. Artist's signature at the bottom of the sheet. The design is embodied in a plain wooden frame. Marcel-Lenoir, pseudonym of Jules Oury (1872-1931) was a French painter. Fascinated by symbolism, he will attend the poet Paul Fort and media Rosicrucians, he discovers at the same time the works of Arnold Böcklin Switzerland, the Englishman Edward Burne-Jones and Pierre Puvis de Chavannes. Alberto Giacometti was a huge admiration for him and said: "For me, it was at the time the largest ... he had a way of painting by facets that was only him. He made a deep impression on me. " --- 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] Croquis et dessins à la plume représentant des nus masculins et féminins, seuls ou en couple. Signature de l'artiste dans le bas de la feuille. Le dessin est consigné dans un cadre en bois brut. Marcel-Lenoir, pseudonyme de Jules Oury (1872-1931) est un peintre français. Passionné par le symbolisme, il fréquentera le poète Paul Fort et les milieux Rose-Croix, il découvre dans le même temps les œuvres du Suisse Arnold Böcklin, de l'Anglais Edward Burne-Jones et de Pierre Puvis de Chavannes.  Alberto Giacometti avait une immense admiration pour lui et disait : « Pour moi, c'était à l'époque le plus grand, ... il avait une manière de peindre par facettes qui n'était qu'à lui. Il faisait sur moi une profonde impression ».

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        The Square Book of Animals. Rhymes by Arthur Waugh.

      London: William Heinemann 1900 - 4to.(28 x 28 cm). pp. title+14. Original cloth backed decorated boards. Darkening to extremities of boards, some wear to spine and extremities, occasional light spotting to margins. 12 coloured lithographed illustrations. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robert Frew Ltd. ABA ILAB]
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        Three Books in companion bindings: THE STORY OF BHANAVAR, THE TALE OF CHLOE, SELECTED POEMS

      Westminster: Archibald Constable, 1900. The Story of Bhanavar the Beautiful is the first edition (Collie XXIV). Fine. The Story of Bhanavar the Beautiful is the first edition (Collie XXIV). Three volumes. 12mo. All with half-titles, Beautiful little volumes finely bound in full scarlet crushed morocco with marbled endpapers, t.e.g., the spine in uneven panels with the title running vertically in the central panel and decorations of flowers and vines in the other panels, the covers with fancy frames of trailing vines and cross hatch cornerpieces, densely gilt dentelles.

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        Savrola

      London: Longmans, Green, and Company, 1900. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. This is a collector-worthy copy of the British first edition, first printing, first state of Churchill's third book and only novel. A very young Churchill was exuberant about publication at the time. Even though Savrola was his third published book, it was actually the first book he undertook and the second he completed. He would later make deprecating comments about the book. In his 1930 autobiography he wrote, "I have consistently urged my friends to abstain from reading it [Savrola]." However, his mixed feelings about his only novel did not keep Churchill from writing a foreword to a new edition in 1956, in which he said: "The preface to the first edition in 1900 submitted the book 'with considerable trepidation to the judgment or the clemency of the public.' The intervening fifty-five years have somewhat dulled though certainly not changed my sentiments on this point." Irrespective of Churchill's feelings about his book, this novel certainly provides an interesting insight into the early perspective and sentiment of the then very young Churchill. The British first edition was issued from American plates, with only 1,500 copies of the first printing published on 12 February 1900. It is bound quite differently from its U.S. counterpart, in green cloth with Churchill's facsimile signature in gilt on the front cover. The British first edition proved less durable than its U.S. counterpart, and is most often seen significantly worn and spotted. There are two states of the first printing, the second state distinguished by a title page cancellans with a blank verso. Here is the British first edition, first printing, first state, a near fine copy considering the inherent fragility of the edition and the significantly flawed condition of most surviving copies. First state is confirmed by an integral title page with the print history on the title page verso. The binding remains notably clean and square ?- a rarity, since nearly every copy we encounter has a forward lean. We note no toning of the green cloth and vivid gilt on both front cover and spine. Slight wear to extremities and a hint of wrinkling to the spine cloth are all trivial for this edition. The contents remain bright with a crisp feel, though the spotting endemic to this edition is present throughout. The original black endpapers are intact. We find a Newcastle upon Tyne bookseller sticker affixed to the lower front pastedown and a single previous ownership name ?- undated but clearly contemporary given the visible age and nature of the ink ?- on the front free endpaper. The lovely binding is protected with a removable, clear mylar cover. Not a perfect copy to be sure, but compellingly good for the edition and quite scarce thus; we seldom encounter better examples. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A3.2.a, Woods/ICS A3(ba.1), Langworth p.41.

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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.

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        Sister Carrie

      Doubleday, Page & Co., New York 1900 - Original red buckram lettered in black. First Edition. Tiny (about 3/4" square) private book label on paste down; top 1-1/4" of the front free endpaperand titlepage clipped away ( the latter affecting the printed border); otherwise a fine copy [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        AN EARLY PANORAMIC PHOTOGRAPHIC VIEW OF AMOY ISLAND FROM THECHINA SEA DIRECTION AND ITS JIULONG RIVER ESTUARIES AND THE MAINLAND.

      EARLY PANORANIC VIEW OF THE HARBOR, SHORELINE & ESTUARY [Amoy n.d. early ca 1900- - 1910 n.p]. A large panoramic photoview 13 x 91 cm., printed on "Agfa Troopex" paper, rolled,with some fold/cracks, otherwise a very good, clear imagein glossy black & white, an actual photograph. R A R E ! Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        The Boer War and First World War Photo Albums of Edith H. Hordley, British Nursing Sister and Principal Matron of Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service

      [South Africa; France; Egypt]. (1900 - 1925). An archive of photo albums, post cards and ephemera, compiled by Edith H. Hordley a prominent British Nursing Sister who served in the Princess Christian's Army Nursing Service Reserve during the Second Boer War from 1900-1902 and later joined Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service (QAIMNS) in 1903. During the First World War she attained the rank of Principal Matron and was awarded the Royal Red Cross (First Class) in 1916.The collection contains well over 300 snap shot images from 1900-02 documenting Hordley's work and associated travels in South Africa, including images of Nursing Sisters, soldiers and officers, and South Africans (including refugees, laborers, and tribal members), at field hospitals, camps, and towns in and around Pretoria, Bloemfonsein, and elsewhere in the Transvaal; around Cape Town, Queenstown, and elsewhere in Cape Colony. Additionally included are about 75 real photo and color printed post cards collected by Hordley during the First World War when she was stationed with the British Expeditionary Force in northern France, and an additional album of over 100 prints documenting her work after the War at a military hospital in Alexandria, Egypt.Edith Helen Hordley (c.1872-1953), a pupil at the Orme Girls' School from 1882 to 1890, sailed to South Africa on July 2, 1900 and received the Queen's Medal and King's Medal for her service there during the war. We know from evidence in the albums that she worked at an Imperial Yeomanry Branch Hospital in the Transvaal and at a military hospital in Wynberg, Cape Town. It is likely that it was in South Africa that she met Emma Maud McCarthy, who later became the most celebrated leader of Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service when she served as Hordley's Matron-in-Chief with the British Expeditionary Force in France and Flanders during the First World War. Both women joined the QAIMNS immediately after its founding in 1902 and both were lifelong friends. McCarthy frequently refers to Hordley throughout her War Diary from 1914-1919, and for about six months in 1917 Hordley served as Acting Matron-in-Chief when McCarthy was taken ill with appendicitis.An historically important and compelling personal archive of a leading member of the British military nursing service, dating from a time when the military actively discouraged women from documenting their wartime services, and also destroyed many official records. A detailed list is available upon request. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        La tour de trois cents mètres. Texte et Planches

      Société des imprimeries Lemercier 1900 - - Société des imprimeries Lemercier, Paris 1900, 55x40cm, 2 volumes reliés. - Edition originale imprimée à 500 exemplaires hors commerce numérotés sur vélin. Reliures en demi chagrin noir à coins, dos à cinq nerfs, date dorée en queue, plats de papier à la cuve, garde et contreplats de papier à la cuve, têtes dorées, reliures de l'époque. En frontispice du volume de texte, un portrait de Gustave Eiffel protégé par une serpente. Il est illustré de 253 figures dans le texte et bien complet de l'appendice illustré de 37 photographies ainsi que des fac-similés des signatures des visiteurs de la tour. Le second volume est bien complet des 54 planches dont plusieurs en couleurs et à double page, de la carte spéciale des environs de Paris indiquant les points visibles du haut de la tour Eiffel et des 13 planches en héliogravure, généralement absentes. Précieux exemplaire en reliure de l'époque, complet des rares héliogravures. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition printed 500 copies hors commerce numbered on vellum. Binders half black shagreen with corners, back with five nerves, golden tail date paper boards to the tank, custody and contreplats of handmade paper, gilded heads, binders of the time. Frontispiece of the volume of text, a portrait of Gustave Eiffel protected by winds. It is illustrated with 253 figures in the text and complete well illustrated in Appendix 37 photographs and facsimiles of the signatures of visitors to the tower. The second volume is full of several boards including 54 colors and double page of the special map near Paris showing visible points of the top of the Eiffel Tower and 13 boards in photogravure, usually absent. Rare copy in contemporary binding, comprehensive rare heliogravures. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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.

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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....

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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.

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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.

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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

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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).

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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.

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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.

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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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        Manuscrit autograph signé.

      S. l., Février 1900. - 4to. 2 pages et demie. Manuscrit de Questions Sociales, amusant dialogue entre un interlocuteur inconnu, un mystérieux visiteur, et Octave Mirbeau, à propos du projet e Théâtre populaire (article paru dans Le Journal du 18 février 1900). À partir de 1899, Mirbeau fait partie, avec Romain Rolland, Maurice Pottecher, Lucien Descaves, Émile Zola et quelques autres, du comité réuni par la Revue d'Art Dramatique pour la création et la défense du théâtre populaire. Fervents défenseurs d'une démocratisation du spectacle, ils luttent pour un retour du théâtre à son essence, à un spectacle pour le peuple et non pas uniquement l'élite, dont la mission est éducative et non pas mercantile. "- [trente-six mille], ce chiffre correspond au nombre de communes de France. Chaque commune possède une mairie [.] une école [.] un garde champetre. Elle doit aussi posséder un théâtre. Et le théâtre ne sera vraiment populaire en France qu'à la condition de fonctionner normalement, quotidiennement [.] Pendant que le phonographe en reproduira les scènes les plus admirables de notre répertoire classique, le cinématographe en reproduira les scènes les plus palpitantes." - Le tout subventionné "par la publicité corruptrice", par la projection de réclames pendant les entractes. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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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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        French board game map of the Boxer Rebellion.]

      1900 - France, c.1901. Colour-printed lithograph on coated paper. 240 x 370mm. With a photocopy of the rules in French. Nicks in edges. A map of northern China made into a board game, with the players racing around the country via the landmarks of the Boxer Rebellion, 1899-1901. Landing at Pei-ho the route goes to Tientsin (Tianjin), Pao-Ting-Fu (the site of the Taiyuan Massacre, in which seventy-seven unarmed Western missionaries were executed in front of the provincial governor in 1900) & Shanhaiguan.

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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. .

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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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