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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.

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        Richard Wagner.

      Original-Lithographie auf chamoisfarbenem Japanpapier. Ca. 43,5 x 32 cm (Darstellung), ca. 50 x 39 cm (Blattformat).. . Erster Zustand der Lithographie, erschienen 1900 in einer Auflage von 100 unsignierten Exemplaren in Schwarz (Gesamtauflage 150 Exemplare). Roger-Marx 8, Stella 33, Delteil 33 (jeweils mit Abbildung), Geck 38c. Am 15. Januar 1882 traf Renoir Wagner in Palermo und fertigte eine Ölskizze an. Nach dieser Skizze entstand 1900 die Lithographie. Wagner über die Skizze [zitiert nach den Tagebüchern Cosima Wagners (Band 2, Seite 873)]: "er sähe aus wie der Embryo eines Engels, als Auster von einem Epikuräer verschluckt". Das ursprüngliche Blattformat (65 x 50 cm) beschnitten (aber immer noch breitrandig), rückseitig kleiner alter Sammlerstempel und unauffällige Montagespuren. Gerahmt in einem schellackpoliertem Biedermeier-Obstholzrahmen (ca. 1840) mit alter Holzrückwand unter säurefreiem Passepartout (Rahmenaußenmaß ca. 63 x 51 cm).

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        The Great and Small Game of India, Burma, and Tibet

      London: Rowland Ward. 1900., 1900. Limited Signed Edition. Quarto, pp. xviii, 416. Numbered 200 of 250 and signed by Rowland Ward to the limitation page, nine beautiful hand coloured lithograph plates. Bound in contemporary half dark blue Morocco over blue pebble grain cloth by G. S. Smith of Edinburgh. Raised bands and gilt titles and tooling to spine, gilt titles and ruling to upper board, gilt ruling to lower board. Dark blue marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, fore and bottom edge uncut. Ownership bookplate to front pastedown, small closed tear to first blank page, plates and tissue guards slightly browned. Spine slightly tanned, some wear to the leather, mostly to the corners, some light marking to the cloth. A fine copy.

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        THE WORKS OF THEODORE ROOSEVELT)

      G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York 1900 - This set consists of 15 small octavo (4-1/8" x 6-3/4") bound in half smooth calf leather with matching corners and gilt lettered and decorated spines with contrasting gilt morocco spine labels. Present here are THE WILDERNESS HUNTER, AMERICAN IDEALS, THE WINNING OF THE WEST in 6 volumes, HUNTING THE GRIZZLY, HUNTING TRIPS ON THE PRAIRIE, HUNTING TRIPS OF A RANCHMAN, THE ROUGH RIDERS, ADMINISTRATION/CIVIL SERVICE, and THE NAVAL WAR OF 1812 in 2 volumes. Some rubbing to the spines, heavier to the edges. Still a Very Good, tight set, quite attractive on the shelf [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Great and Small Game of India, Burma, and Tibet

      London: Rowland Ward. 1900., 1900. Limited Signed Edition. Quarto, pp. xviii, 416. Numbered 200 of 250 and signed by Rowland Ward to the limitation page, nine beautiful hand coloured lithograph plates. Bound in contemporary half dark blue Morocco over blue pebble grain cloth by G. S. Smith of Edinburgh. Raised bands and gilt titles and tooling to spine, gilt titles and ruling to upper board, gilt ruling to lower board. Dark blue marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, fore and bottom edge uncut. Ownership bookplate to front pastedown, small closed tear to first blank page, plates and tissue guards slightly browned. Spine slightly tanned, some wear to the leather, mostly to the corners, some light marking to the cloth. A fine copy.

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        Privates Photographienalbum mit Ansichten aus Indochina.

      um 1900.. 25 Orig.-Albuminabzüge und 1 Cyanotypie. Kl. 8° quer, privater Leinenband der Zeit.. 24 Ansichten und 2 Portraitaufnahmen aus Französisch-Indochina. beschriftet. Davon eine Cyanotypie, die einen französischen Kolonialisten mit Tropenhut vor einer asiatischen Strohhütte zeigt. Teils beschriftet : "Un Kha a la porte de ma cuisine". - L'equipe du tlegraph reparant la ligne" (asiatische Arbeiter und ein Franzose bei Reparieren von Telegraphenleitungen). - "Doy-Hos (?)" - "Un quai a Hanoi". - "Nat aham" (traditioneller Tempel ?). - "Le Bac a (...?) traversant le fleure Rouge a Hanoi" (Fähre über den Roten Fluss von Hanoi). - "Un repas d'indigenes" (Vietnamesen beim Essen). - "Une maison europeene a Hanoi". - "Maison thais, öes gens loyent au premier, les animaux par terre, tout est en bambous couverture en paille". - "Agents de police devant le marche a la rue du riz". - "Depart du Courrier pour Luong Prabang" (Luang Prabang in Laos). - "UNe femme indigene". - "(...?) attendant le courrier Dienbien mai 1900". - "Dienbien mai 1900, R" (Cyanotypie). - Das erste Photo zeigt eine schwarzweiße Portraitaufnahme wohl des Photographen und ist unterschrieben: ev. Roumenet. Datiert mit 26 Septembre 1900. Weitere unbeschriftet. - Interessante und seltene Sammlung mit privaten Albuminphotographien aus Vietnam, Laos und Thailand. Formate ca. 7x11 oder 11x7 cm (je nach Hoch- oder Querformat). Ein Photo mit leichtem seitlichen Abriß, alle Photos stärker ausgeblichen und teils auch gedunkelt. Keine klare, aber durchaus ordentlich erkennbare Bildwiedergabe. In einem privaten Leinenband mit 2 goldgeprägten Metallecken und einer farbigen OBlate auf dem Deckel vorne, eine ehemalige Schliße fehlt. Die Photos sind lose in das Album eingelegt, hinten mit zahlreichen leeren Einsteckblättern. - Teils mit französischsprachiger Beschriftung.

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        Random Recollections of an Old Publisher Volumes I and II

      Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co, Bournemouth United Kingdom, 1900. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +. vg+ full blue leather hard covers (volumes I and II) with Gilt print and design to covers and spines and no dustjacket, Unmarked, Some light spotting to endpaper ow clean. Five Bands on each spine, Frontis of the author in volume I, Minor wear to corners, and spine ends, Very attractive set, 368 and 344pp vg+/-- .

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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 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 tight and square binding is unusually bright and clean for the edition, with vivid color and gilt, superior spine presentation, and only minor wear to extremities. The cosmetic flaw that prevents our grading - and pricing - this copy higher is faint evidence that something was once taped across the lower spine. The discoloration is barely discernible on the spine and rear cover, only readily noticeable as a 2 x .75 inch strip of mild discoloration to the lower front cover. This would be consistent with an ex-library spine label, except for the fact that there are absolutely no ex-library markings. The only previous ownership marks are the decorative bookplate of "Aubrey P. Taylor" affixed to the front pastedown and the same name ("A. P. Taylor") inked to the half title with the date "1900". The contents remain 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. Moderate spotting appears substantially confined to the prelims and page edges. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A8.1.a, Woods/ICS A5(a), Langworth p.59

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        Die Traumdeutung

      Leipzig & Vienna: Franz Deuticke,, 1900. Octavo (225 × 145 mm). Near contemporary black cloth, titles to spine gilt, top edge red. Occasional pencil underlining and marginalia; binder's stamp to rear pastedown. Text block lightly strained in a few places and cracked between pp. 16-17, but firm, light toning to margins, ink mark to p. 33, partially blotting out three letters, table of contents leaf repaired and reinforced with japon along top margin and gutter. A very good copy. First edition of Freud's greatest single work, The Interpretation of Dreams, one of only 600 copies. "Die Traumdeutung contains Freud's general theory of the psyche, which he had developed during the past decade. Using his refined understanding of the operation of the unconscious, Freud interpreted dreams on the basis of wish-fulfilment theory and discussed displacement (the appearance in conscious thought of symbols for repressed desires), regression, Oedipal impulses, and the erotic nature of dreams. Although this was his first major work on normal psychology, Freud gave an unprecedented precision and force to the idea of the essential similarities of normal and abnormal behaviour, opening up the door to the irrational that had been closed to Western psychology since the time of Locke" (Norman). "It contains all the basic components of psychoanalytic theory and practice" (PMM). The book was published on 4 November 1899 (though post-dated by the publisher) but sold so slowly that the second edition did not appear until nine years later.

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        By Appointement to H. M. King Edward VII. L'Alchimiste Gelot et Sa Cloche a Melon.

      Ca 1900, Paris: - Lithograph by the French caricaturist 'SEM', Georges Goursat (1863-1934), who was recognized for his caricatures of socialites of the French Belle Epoque and of the people who served their fashion needs. He was active in the early years of the 20th century.The caricature depicts a bowler hat being produced through 'alchemy' by the famous Paris hat maker Gelot, located at the place Vendome. Gelot was the preferred hat maker of King Edward VII; his coat of arms is at the top of the image. The hat maker raises a domed cover or cloche to reveal a freshly produced black bowler hat, as steam billows in the background. One has the impression the hat was fashioned or cooked up through some instant proprietary process, and all the hat maker had to do was raise the lid to reveal his latest creation. The cloche was perfected by the French as a way of protecting tender plants. Lithograph with stenciled color, signed in the plate. Approximately 13 x 19 3/4". [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Writings.

      New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons [1895-1900] - 33 volumes, octavo (222 × 150 mm). Contemporary burgundy half morocco, titles and decoration to spines gilt, raised bands, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Bookplate to front free endpapers, remnant of bookplate to top of front pastedowns, an excellent set. Steel engraved frontispieces and additional engravings printed on japon vellum with captioned tissues printed in red. The Iroquois edition. Limited to 1,000 numbered sets of which this is number 343, signed by the publisher with the limitation number additionally punched into the paper. The Iroquois edition is considered to be one of the finest editions printed of Cooper, this set being a particularly handsome example.

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        MAP OF CHINA. [Also of MANCHURIA, MONGOLIA, FORMOSA, KOREA, EASTERN TURKISTAN [SINKIANG], BURMA, INDIA, FRENCH INDO-CHINA, TIBET, NEPAL, HIMALAYA &c.] PHILIP'S AUTHENTIC IMPERIAL MAPS FOR TOURISTS & TRAVELLERS.

      WITH INSETS MAPS OF HONG KONG, CANTON & PEKING London c. 1900, - London Geographical Inst. Brown cloth case,linen backed map, in a cloth binding, 65.5 x 54 cm., foldsdown to 10.5 x 19 cm, very good, color outline for provincesvery clean, bright copy, index of Chinese cities. SCARCE Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        EDUCATION OF THE NEGRO

      [Albany, New York]: Department of Education for the United States Commission to the Paris Exposition of 1900, [copyright 1899].. 44pp. Large octavo. Original printed wrappers. Toe of spine gnawed away at an angle, affecting text block but nowhere even remotely affecting (or approaching) text, thin strip of erosion to spine covering, lower wrapper has soft crease and light dust-soiling, two small corner chips to wrappers, but otherwise a good, sound copy. First edition of Washington's fourth book, albeit a monograph, published in the series edited by Nicholas M. Butler, "Monographs on Education in the United States," intended for distribution at the Paris Exposition which began in April 1900. However, copyright was taken in 1899 by J.B. Lyon and Company, the Albany printers who produced the work, and it was reprinted at least once, again by Lyon and Company in 1904, for distribution at the St. Louis Universal Exposition. This earlier printing for distribution in France tends to be uncommon.

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        The Practical Colorist

      1900. SHELDON, Frederick M. The Practical Colorist. A Pathfinder for the Artist Printer. 238 pp. Profusely illustrated with photographic reproductions, coloured advertisements, charts, diagrams, and typographical specimens on papers of different colours and stocks. Tall 8vo., 268 x 174 mm, bound in publisher's dark gray cloth, title gilt on spine and front cover. Burlington, Vermont: Owl Press, 1900. First Edition. A turn-of-the-century manual much in the manner of Earhart, with chapters on Color, Harmony, Color Modified, Printing, Inks, Rollers, Makeready, Job Work, and Three-Color Process Work. There is almost more image than text in this guide for colour printers, in which the author gives multiple examples and "the laws governing the technique of color printing have been simply and plainly stated" (Preface). Foot of spine repaired.

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        NAVY ALPHABET

      - BAUM,L.FRANK. THE NAVY ALPHABET. Chicago: Geo. Hill 1900. Folio, cloth backed pictorial boards. Slight cover soil, edges rubbed a bit as usual, corner of blank endpaper repaired else a VG+, nice clean copy. 1st and only edition. Printed on rectos only, each leaf has hand-lettered text below which appear wonderful, rich full color illustrations by HARRY KENNEDY - all with a navy theme. Very scarce, especially in such nice condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Baskische Bücher von 1571 (Neues Testament, Kalender und Abc) . im genauen Addruck herausgegeben von TH. Linschmann und H. Schuchardt. Mit Unterstützung der Kais Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Wien.

      1900. Edita Verlag von K.J. Trübner. 1900 - . Strassbourg (Estrasburgo), Francia. I: CXX pp. II: 19H.+96 fol. III: 109 fol. IV: 60 fol. V: 164 fol. VI: 30 fol.+33. 1 Vol. . . Octavo. Media Piel. Idiomas (Alemán, Euskera, Francés), Religión / Teología / Ética / Monasterios /Ordenes Religiosas (Biblia), Vasco-Navarro (Filología y lengua vasca) . Primera edición completa de todas las obras de Leizarraga, realizada por Hugo Schuchardt y Theodor Linschmann en septiembre de 1900 en Estrasburgo. Contiene la edición facsimilar del Nuevo Testamento impreso en 1571, calendario y el catecismo ABC o "Christinoen Instructionea". Auténtico monumento de la lingüística vasca. Reencuadernado en ocho volúmenes en holandesa pasta española-tela, con nervios, tejuelos y dorados en lomera, recogidos en estuche protector. Este ejemplar perteneció al lingüista guipuzcoano de raíces alemanas Gerhard Baehr, nacido en Legazpia en 1900 y muerto durante la toma de Berlín por los soviéticos en 1945 y firme defensor de la condición de "lengua isla" del euskera, en contra de otras posiciones que consideraban probada su relación formal con las lenguas caucásicas. Contiene dedicatoria autógrafa de Baehr.

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        JUMBO CRUSOE

      THOMPSON, G.H.. [DEFOE,DANIEL] (ROBINSONADE). JUMBO CRUSOE by Clifton Bingham. London & NY: Nister & Dutton, no date, circa 1900. 4to (8 1/4 x 10 1/2"), cloth backed pictorial boards, some cover scrathing else VG+. Featuring 12 fabulous full page chromolithographs depicting Robinson Crusoe as a humanized elephant and Friday as a Bear. Also illustrated with pictorial endpapers plus many full and partial page line illustrations, all by G.H. THOMPSON. A humorous and quite scarce picture book.

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        Album mit 56 Photochromabzügen. Original - Fotografien. enthält die Aufnahmen: 2x München, Lindau - Hafeneinfahrt, Lindau, 2x Zürich, Luzern mit Pilatus, Luzern - Neue Brücke, Luzern -Löwendenkmal, Brunnen, Kloster Ingenbohl mit den Mythen,Vierwaldstätt

      Bella e Isola Madre, Isola Bella e Pallanza, Isola die Pescatori, Locarno e Madonna a del Sasso, Meiringen, Haslital - Reichenbachfall, Am Brienzersee, Giessbach Hotel, 3x Interlaken, Die Jungfrau, Schynige Platte mit Wetterhorn - Eiger u. Mönch, Zweilütschinen, Lauterbrunnen, Wengen, Wengernalp - Mönch & Eiger, Kleine Scheidegg, 2x Jungfraubahn, Grindelwald, Bern & Alpen, Bern - Zeitglockenturm, ersee, Das Rütli, Tellsplatte, Axenstrasse mit Flüelen, Flüelen, Telldenkmal, Rigi - Schnurtobelbrücke, Rigi, Amsteg, Goeschenen, Teufelsbrücke, Andermatt, Hospenthal, Vallentino, Bellinzona, Lugano, Mengaggio, Bellagio, Lago Maggiore - Pallanza, Isola - ca. 1900. Album geprägt mit 1905. Aufnahmen 22,5 x 16,5 cm, unterer Rand goldgeprägt mit Nr. und Bezeichnung, aufgewalzt, Olwd. Rücken brüchig, saubere kräftige Abb.guter Zustand. weiter Ansichten siehe Hompage . Sprache: de [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ

      - BAUM,L.FRANK. THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ. Chic: George M. Hill 1900. Large 8vo, pale green cloth stamped in red and green, 261p., Fine and bright - clean and tight, housed in custom cloth box. 1st ed., second state with no box around ads on page 2, 1st line on page 14 reads "low wail of", p.81 fourth line from bottom spells "pieces" correctly, p.[227] 1st line reads "While the Woodman", colophon in 13 lines with no box, verso title page has copyright, imperfect type on pages 100, 186, color plates perfect on p. 34 and 92. Binding state "c" with publishers imprint in red serifed type with the "o" of "Co." inside the "C". Hanff/Greene I.2 binding state C, Peter Parley To Penrod p. 111-113. Wonderful color illustrations by W.W. Denslow for one of the most famous children's books of all times. This is a remarkable, beautiful, clean copy of the first edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Streifzüge durch Formosa. Berlin, B. Behrs Verlag (E. Bock) 1900. Gr. 8°. 2 Bll., 382 S., 1 Bl., mit über 100 Abbildungen nach Naturaufnahmen des Verfassers auf Tafeln und im Text, 1 farb. Karte sowie Buchschmuck von dem japanischen Künstler Eisaku Wada, illustr. OLwd.

      . . Erste Ausgabe.- Ebd. leicht fleckig, sonst schönes Exemplar.# First edition.- Rare work of a journey through Taiwan.- With a colored map and over 100 photographic illustrations, orig. cloth.- binding somewhat stained otherwise good copy.

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      Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons,, [c.1900]. [Adam Bede, Mill on the Floss, Silas Marner, Scenes of Clerical Life, Felix Holt, Middlemarch, and Daniel Deronda.] 8 volumes bound in 7, octavo (192 × 126 mm). Contemporary red half calf, red linen sides, raised bands, titles and decorations to compartments gilt, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Bookplate to front pastedown and contemporary ownership inscription to front flyleaf of each volume. Extremities gently rubbed, light spotting to edges, mild tanning to endpapers. An excellent set. An attractively bound set of Eliot's works.

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        The Old Closes and Streets of Glasgow: Engraved by Annan from Photographs taken for the City of Glasgow Improvement Trust

      Glasgow: James MacLehose and Sons, 1900. 1st Edition . Very Good+. 11.5 x 15.5 inches (29.5 x 39.5 cm). Very fine half red morocco binding with marbled boards. Spine has five raised bands, gilt lettering and gilt ornaments to compartments. Leather to boards has a gilt ruled and blind tooled edge. Top page edge gilt other edges untrimmed, marbled endpapers. Two stamps to verso of title page (Cheltenham College of Art), a few light spots of foxing, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Original cloth from boards has been mounted and bound in at the rear of the book. The expanded photogravure edition, one of 100 copies printed for the Corporation of Glasgow (bearing the city crest to the original cloth covers.) A groundbreaking work of photojournalism, in 1868 Annan was commissioned to document the Glasgow slums prior to their demolition. Originally published in 1872 with albumen prints, a second edition appeared in 1877 using the carbon print process. This expanded edition has high quality photogravure plates and includes 12 additional photographs taken between 1885 and 1899 plus an old print of Trongate. An important landmark in social documentary photography, this example is in excellent condition and presented in a very attractive leather binding. . Hardback. Printed pages: Folio. 23pp + 50 plates

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        Ercole Tomei

      Leipzig: Verlag Max Spohr (1900). 175pp - Leipzig: Verlag Max Spohr (1900). 175pp. learned In high school they love each other : the musicians Ercole Tomei and sometimes pedantic professor Gerhart Buchner. After Ercoles marriage itself Büchner limited to the role of the good family friend, but his jealousy awakened, as Ercole includes new male friendships. About the Author : Guido Eckardt Hermann (1873-1951) was a musician and journalist for decades the most influential figures of cultural life in Riga. Previously, it had years of travel to Berlin and Munich, led by Paris and Rome. In this phase of life emerged three novels, which he published under the pseudonym Fritz Geron Pernauhm. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Stehender weiblicher Akt beim Bade in einem Gewässer, das rechts und links von hochaufragenden Felsen eingeschlossen ist.

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

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        Hart am Wind" originales Ölgemälde auf Leinwand ca. 65x100cm; links unten signiert "Erwin Günter" und bezeichnet "Ddf." (Düsseldorf); um 1900

      - Maße im dekorativen Rahmen (79x113cm).

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        The Works of H Fielding Edited by G Saintsbury With Illustrations by Herbert Railton and E J Wheeler

      London: J.M. Dent and Co., 1900-01., 1900. 12 volumes; small 8vo. Contemporary dark green half morocco with gilt titles and gilt decoration to spines uniformly faded to brown, marbled boards and end papers, top edges gilt. Illustrated with 3 plates per book. Showing a little rubbing to extremities. A handsome set.

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        Skerryvore: Rare Original Plans for Proposed Alterations to Skerryvore

      Bournemouth: None, 1900. First printing. [Framed Documents]. Very Good +. ORIGINAL PLANS FOR AN ADDITION TO SKERRYVORE, Robert Louis Stevenson's home in Bournemouth where he had the famous dream which inspired his great work "Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde", which tale, among other great works, he wrote at Skerryvore. The Plans were prepared in 1900 for Heywood Sumner, Esq., a successor in ownership, for the addition of a Studio to the house. [Heywood Sumner -- George Heywood Maunoir Sumner -- was the well-known English painter, illustrator and art-craftsman who was closely involved with the Arts and Crafts movement and the late-Victorian London art world. Sumner, who was qualified as a Barrister, also employed much of his time as an amateur archaeologist, geologist, naturalist, and folklorist.] Skerryvore, whose lawns ran down from the house to Alum Chine Road, is where Stevenson lived from 1884 until his departure for Samoa (where he died in 1894). Thus, the Plans were prepared soon after his departure and show the house as it existed when Stevenson owned it, together with the proposed Studio addition. A "wedding present" from Stevenson's father to Stevenson and his wife, Fanny, four years after their marriage -- most likely the father's attempt to keep his peripatetic son near to him in his last years -- Stevenson came to ownership of it upon his father's death in 1887. Named after "Skerryvore", the tallest lighthouse in Scotland and one designed by his uncle, Alan Stevenson, who, like Stevenson's father, was a leading lighthouse engineer, the house was destroyed by German bombs on November 16, 1940. There now stands in its place a memorial garden containing a statue of the lighthouse for which the home was named. With some tears and minor loss, these ORIGINAL PLANS are in quite nice condition overall, are unique to the market, and likely comprise the only plans for this important house available, or hereafter likely to be available, for purchase. An important record of Stevenson's house, a LITERARY LANDMARK, and a rare opportunity for the Collector. RARE INDEED [PLEASE NOTE: Buyer's shipping cost for this item will exceed the shipping cost quoted by this site.]

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        Album mit 100 Photochromdrucken, beidseitig auf Kartontafeln eingesteckt. Zürich um 1900. Quer 4°. Hldr. d. Zt.

      . . Umfangreiche Sammlung, jew. rückseitig mit Stempel der Photochrom.- Mit Ansichten von Athen (9), Konstantinopel u. Posporus (19), Algier (7), Venedig (3), Miramar, Krain (2), Abbazia, Sebenico, Pola, Zara, Madeira (15), Bordeaux (7), Paris (22), Versailles (4), London (7).- Album etw. berieben.# Collection with 100 inserted Photochrom.- With views of Athens (9), Constantinopel and Bosphorus (19), Algiers (7), Venice (3), Miramar, Krain (2), Abbazia, Sebenico, Pola, Zara, Madeira (15), Bordeaux (7) Paris (22), Versailles (4), London (7).

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        Ein Märchenkranz 6 kleine Klavierstücke. Autograph musical autograph manuscript signed

      Ca. 1900-1905. Folio (338 x 270 mm. [i] (title), 2-11, [ii] (blank) pp. Notated in ink on printed 10-stave music paper "C. F. Zeller No. 8." In C minor. Tempo and expression markings in German, with remarkable orthographical errors. The form of the work is cyclical; the final piece takes up the music of the first. With notational corrections and annotations in pencil, possibly autograph, including fingering to no. 3 and "finis" to end of final piece. Somewhat browned. Title leaf frayed at edges and slightly soiled.. An uUnpublished early work. Listed in MGG2 and on the website of the Dansk Komponist Forening (Danish composers' union). Not in Grove. Danish composer Paul von Klenau spent most of his life in Germany and Austria. "With his move in 1902 to the Berlin Hochschule für Musik, where he studied composition under Bruch and the violin under Hali , he started to enter Germanic circles, and as he did so came to receive less recognition in Denmark. In 1904 he went to Munich as a pupil of Thuille... [and later] to Stuttgart, where he studied with von Schillings (1908) and took a post at the Hofoper (1909). A large number of letters from Klenau to Alban Berg, dated from 1920 until the latter's death in 1935, attest to a close friendship. Some letters to Schoenberg also show that, while probably not a pupil of his, Klenau was certainly intimate with the Schoenberg circle... Klenau... turned in his later years to composing operas and symphonies in which his style moved... towards Schoenbergian atonal procedures. Such a move, particularly during the Third Reich, aroused considerable controversy. Yet the composer skilfully managed to circumvent charges of decadence by proclaiming his loyalty to the Nazi regime, and by publishing a series of articles claiming that his use of 12-note technique derived from Wagner, avoiding any mention of Schoenberg." Thomas Michelsen and Erik Levi in Grove online

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        MUSÉE CENTENNAL DE LA CLASSE 12 (PHOTOGRAPHIE) A L'EXPOSITION UNIVERSALLE INTERNATIONALE DE 1900 A PARIS:

      (Saint-Cloud) : Imprimerie Belin Frères, 1900. First ed. 4to., 35 pp., (45) illustrations from b&w photographs, drawings and graphs. Printed wrappers. Aside from light toning at the edges of the front wrapper, a fine, as new copy. Housed in a newly made cloth over boards pamphlet case. The International World Exposition of 1900, held in Paris, was attended by nearly 50 million visitors. The exhibitions showcased the latest achievements in the sciences, arts and manufacturing; among them were two important applications of the photographic process, Métrophotographie (photogrammetry) and Chronophotographie, each a form of measurement documented with the aide of the camera and film. Beginning in 1849, Colonel Amié Laussedat devised a photographic method and instruments for use in projective geometry as applied to topographic and architectural measurements. Etienne-Jules Marey is considered the inventor of chronophotography, the study of human and animal movement sequentially recorded on film, the precursor of the cinema. In this publication, both Laussedat and Marey outline the history and shows examples of the instruments and applications of their processes. Scarce with OCLC locating only 7 copies.

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        MUSÉE CENTENNAL DE LA CLASSE 12 (PHOTOGRAPHIE) A L'EXPOSITION UNIVERSALLE INTERNATIONALE DE 1900 A PARIS: MÉTROPHOTOGRAPHIE & CHRONOPHOTOGRAPHIE.

      Imprimerie Belin Frères, (Saint-Cloud) 1900 - 4to., 35 pp., (45) illustrations from b&w photographs, drawings and graphs. Printed wrappers. Aside from light toning at the edges of the front wrapper, a fine, as new copy. Housed in a newly made cloth over boards pamphlet case. The International World Exposition of 1900, held in Paris, was attended by nearly 50 million visitors. The exhibitions showcased the latest achievements in the sciences, arts and manufacturing; among them were two important applications of the photographic process, Métrophotographie (photogrammetry) and Chronophotographie, each a form of measurement documented with the aide of the camera and film. Beginning in 1849, Colonel Amié Laussedat devised a photographic method and instruments for use in projective geometry as applied to topographic and architectural measurements. Etienne-Jules Marey is considered the inventor of chronophotography, the study of human and animal movement sequentially recorded on film, the precursor of the cinema. In this publication, both Laussedat and Marey outline the history and shows examples of the instruments and applications of their processes. Scarce with OCLC locating only 7 copies. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Lord Jim

      London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1900. Very good, with a some intermitent foxing throughout, rubbing to extremities, and carelessly cut pages, resulting in ragged top edge. Green cloth covers have a couple of unobtrusive spots. ( see photos ). Front hinge a little tender, but still a sound, unadulterated copy of the first printing, with all issue points.. First Printing of the First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

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        Mathematische Probleme.Leipzig: Teubner, 1901.

      First complete publication, extremely rare offprint issue, of Hilbert's famous and enormously influential address to the International Congress of Mathematicians at Paris in 1900 in which he set forth a list of twenty-three problems that he predicted would be of central importance to the advance of mathematics in the twentieth century. Hilbert's paper was first published in <i>Nachrichten der Königliche Gesellschaft zur Wissenschaften zu Göttingen, Mathematische-physikalischen Klasse</i> 3 (1900), pp. 253-97, and reprinted with additions as the offered work. "Hilbert's problems came in four groups. In the first group were six foundational ones, starting with an analysis of the real numbers using Cantorian set theory, and including a call for axioms for arithmetic, and the challenge to axiomatise physics. The next six drew on his study of (algebraic) number theory, and culminated with his revival of Kronecker's <i>Jugendtraum</i>, and the third set of six were a mixed bag of algebraic and geometric problems covering a variety of topics. In the last group were five problems in analysis - the direction that Hilbert's own interests were going. He asked for a proof that suitably smooth elliptic partial differential equations have the type of solutions that physical intuition (and many a German physics textbook) suggest, even though it had been known since the 1870s that the general problem of that kind does not. He made a specific proposal for advancing the general theory of the calculus of variations" (Gray).<br/><br/> "As the nineteenth century drew to its close, David Hilbert (1862-1943), then regarded as a leading mathematician of his generation, presented a list of twenty- three problems, which he urged upon the attention of his contemporaries. They have entered the folklore of professional mathematicians; even a partial solution of one of them has given its author(s) much prestige...<br/><br/> "The motivation was the Second International Congress of Mathematicians, held in Paris early in August 1900, which Hilbert was invited to address. He seems to have thought of the topic by December 1899, for he sought then the opinion of his close friend Hermann Minkowski (1864-1909), and again in March of another ally, Adolf Hurwitz (1859-1919). But apparently he delayed writing the paper until May or June, so that the lecture was left out of the Congress programme. However, by mid-July he must have sent it for publication by the Göttingen Academy of Sciences, of which he was a member, for Minkowski was then reading the proofs; very likely no refereeing had occurred. Hilbert spoke in the Sorbonne on the morning of 8 August 1900, not in a plenary lecture but in the section of the Congress on bibliography and history; he proposed "the future problems of mathematics," working from a French translation of his text that was distributed to the members of the audience. A summary of it soon appeared in the recently founded Swiss journal <i>L'Enseignement Mathématique</i>; the original seems not to have been published. For reasons of time he described there only ten problems. The full story was soon out with the Göttingen Academy; next year it was published again, with three additions, in the <i>Archiv der Mathematik und Physik</i> ... The <i>Archiv</i> version was translated in full into French for the Congress proceedings by the French mathematician and former diplomat Léonce Laugel, who added a few footnotes of his own. His translation appeared both there and as a separate undated pamphlet under the title <i>Mathematical Problems ...</i><br/><br/> "The few pages of preamble appraised problems in general and the development of mathematical knowledge as Hilbert saw it; near the end he expressed his optimism with a slogan that he would repeat in later life: '<i>for in mathematics there is no ignorabimus!</i>' . The modernistic flavour of the problems lay not only in their unresolved status but also in the high status given to axiomatisation in solving or even forming several of them" (Grattan-Guinness). <br/><br/> "The first half-dozen problems pertained to the foundations of mathematics and had been suggested by what he considered the great achievements of the century just past: the discovery of the non-euclidean geometry and the clarification of the concept of the arithmetic continuum, or real number system. These problems showed strongly the influence of [Hilbert's] recent work on the foundations of geometry and his enthusiasm for the power of the axiomatic method. The other problems were special and individual, some old and well known, some new, all chosen, however, from fields of Hilbert's own past, present and future interest" (Reid, <i>Hilbert</i> (1970), p. 70). In the second of these problems, Hilbert called for a mathematical proof of the consistency of the arithmetic axioms - a question that, in a later incarnation, turned out to have great bearing on the development of both mathematical logic and computer science when the problem was addressed by Gödel and Turing. <br/><br/> "Several main branches of mathematics were impressively covered or at least exemplified by problems: number theory and higher and abstract algebra (Hilbert's two main research specialities up to that time), most of real- and complex-variable analysis, and the still emerging branch of topology. Geometry was more patchily handled; in particular, the achievements of the Italian geometers largely eluded him. Apparently untalented in languages, he had trouble reading even technical Italian. Among problems directly inspired by Hilbert's own work, the Fourteenth Problem grew out of his proofs in the early 1890s that systems of algebraic invariants always possess finite bases. However, he forgot to cite Hurwitz's recent contribution ['Über die Erzeugung der Invarianten durch Integration,' <i>Nachrichten Königlichen Gesellschaft Wissenschaften Göttingen, math.-physik. Klasse</i> (1897), 71-90]; he apologised to his friend in November 1900 and added a paragraph to the <i>Archiv</i> version. <br/><br/> "Some problems were handled with great perspicuity. In particular, in the Fifth Problem on the theory of Sophus Lie (1842-1899) of continuous groups of transformations, not only did he pose a specific problem invoking the differentiability of the pertaining functions, but also a broader one about weakening that property. The latter is still far from a general answer ... <br/><br/> "The importance of Hilbert's lecture was grasped quite soon after the Congress; for example, Laugel's translation of the full version was published in its proceedings with the plenary lectures although it had not been so delivered. But the reaction after the lecture was "a rather desultory discussion," to quote from the report on the Congress prepared by Charlotte Angas Scott (1858-1931) for the <i>Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society</i>. Two comments were made. Firstly, the Italian mathematician Giuseppe Peano (1858-1932) remarked that the Second Problem on the consistency of arithmetic was already essentially solved by colleagues working on his project of mathematical logic and that the forthcoming Congress lecture by Alessandro Padoa (1868-1937) was pertinent to it... Secondly, the German mathematician Rudolf Mehmke (1857-1944) made a point about numerical methods that bore upon the Thirteenth Problem on resolving the quintic: it led to a new paragraph in the <i>Archiv</i> version..." (Grattan-Guinness). <br/><br/> "Hilbert's problems ranged greatly in topic and precision. Some of them are propounded precisely enough to enable a clear affirmative or negative answer, like the 3rd problem, which was the first to be solved, or the 8th problem (the Riemann hypothesis). For other problems, such as the 5th, experts have traditionally agreed on a single interpretation, and a solution to the accepted interpretation has been given, but closely related unsolved problems exist. Sometimes Hilbert's statements were not precise enough to specify a particular problem but were suggestive enough so that certain problems of more contemporary origin seem to apply, e.g. most modern number theorists would probably see the 9th problem as referring to the conjectural Langlands correspondence on representations of the absolute Galois group of a number field. Still other problems, such as the 11th and the 16th, concern what are now flourishing mathematical sub-disciplines, like the theories of quadratic forms and real algebraic curves. There are two problems that are not only unresolved but may in fact be unresolvable by modern standards. The 6th problem concerns the axiomatization of physics, a goal that twentieth century developments of physics (including its recognition as a discipline independent from mathematics) seem to render both more remote and less important than in Hilbert's time. Also, the 4th problem concerns the foundations of geometry, in a manner that is now generally judged to be too vague to enable a definitive answer. The other twenty-one problems have all received significant attention, and late into the twentieth century work on these problems was still considered to be of the greatest importance. Paul Cohen received the Fields Medal during 1966 for his work on the first problem, and the negative solution of the tenth problem during 1970 by Yuri Matiyasevich generated similar acclaim. Aspects of these problems are still of great interest today" (Wikipedia). <br/><br/> Here are the 23 problems enumerated by Hilbert. <br/><br/> 1. The cardinality of the continuum, including well-ordering. <br/> 2. The consistency of the axioms of arithmetic. <br/> 3. The equality of the volumes of two tetrahedra of equal bases and equal altitudes. <br/> 4. The straight line as shortest connection between two points. <br/> 5. Lie's concept of a continuous group of transformations without the assumption of the differentiability of the functions defining a group. <br/> 6. The axioms of physics. <br/> 7. Irrationality and transcendence of certain numbers. <br/> 8. Prime number theorems (including the Riemann hypothesis). <br/> 9. The proof of the most general reciprocity law in arbitrary number fields. <br/> 10. Decision on the solvability of a Diophantine equation. <br/> 11. Quadratic forms with any algebraic coefficients. <br/> 12. The extension of Kronecker's theorem on Abelian fields to arbitrary algebraic fields. <br/> 13. Impossibility of solving the general seventh degree equation by means of functions of only two variables. <br/> 14. Finiteness of systems of relative integral functions. <br/> 15. A rigorous foundation of Schubert's enumerative calculus. <br/> 16. Topology of real algebraic curves and surfaces. <br/> 17. Representation of definite forms by squares. <br/> 18. The building up of space from congruent polyhedra. <br/> 19. The analytic character of solutions of variation problems. <br/> 20. General boundary value problems. <br/> 21. Linear differential equations with a given monodromy group. <br/> 22. Uniformization of analytic relations by means of automorphic functions. <br/> 23. The further development of the methods of the calculus of variations. <br/><br/> A 24th problem, on the simplicity of proofs, was omitted by Hilbert but rediscovered in his original manuscript notes by German historian Rüdiger Thiele in 2000. <br/><br/> OOC 320 (<i>Göttingen Nachrichten</i> issue); I. Grattan-Guinness, 'A sideways look at Hilbert's twenty-three problems of 1900,' <i>Notices of the American Mathematical Society</i> (2000), pp. 752-7); J. Gray, 'The Hilbert problems 1900-2000,' <i>European Mathematical Society Newsletter</i> 36 (2000), p. 10-13.. Two offprints from Archiv der Mathematik und Physik, 3. Reihe, 1. Band, 1901. 8vo (236 x 163 mm), original printed wrappers, two small tears and a little piece missing from the bottom margin front wrappers, pp. [44]-63 & [213]-237

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        Sister Carrie

      New York: Doubleday, Page and Company, 1900 First edition, first printing. With an autograph letter signed by Dreiser tipped in to the front of the text. Finely bound in full dark brown morocco, with fived raised bands to the spine, beautifully decorated with flower and vine patterns in gilt, lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, floral gilt turn-ins, pale pink silk moiré endpapers, with the original publisher's cloth bound into the rear of the text. Very good, with some rubbing to the hinges, top of spine shallowly nicked, spine lightly cracked and holding at the title page, minor creasing to the half-title, ALS with some splitting at the page folds, photograph of the author adhered to page 1, otherwise bright and clean pages. Overall, a bright copy of Dreiser's first novel in a handsome binding, with a literary ALS tipped in. This copy of Sister Carrie includes an autograph letter signed by Dreiser and addressed to Mike Gold, the founding editor of the American Marxist publication New Masses. In this letter, Dreiser writes about Gold's two contributions for New Masses and a potential letter of recommendation for a Guggenheim fellowship. First, Dreiser explains that, while he does not consider protest writing to be literature, Gold's writing has "that detached observation of reality" and suggests that he may be "more the artist than the social advocate." Dreiser is less supportive about Gold's Guggenheim application, suggesting that Gold pen his own recommendation and then let Dreiser review it. Notably, during his tenure as editor, Gold directed New Masses away from strict Marxism towards "proletariat literature," opting for more literary and stylistic left-wing writing. Indeed, New Masses included writing by many authors that later received more mainstream popularity, including Theodore Dreiser, Ernest Hemingway, Langston Hughes, Ralph Ellison, Dorothy Parker, Rex Stout, Upton Sinclair, Richard Wright, and William Carlos Williams. Sister Carrie tells the story Caroline Meeber, a young woman from Wisconsin who dreams of living a glamorous life in the city. After she moves to Chicago, Carrie becomes the mistress of two wealthy businessmen, through whom she is able to transform herself into a stylish urban woman. After moving to New York City, Carrie is able to fulfil her dreams of becoming a famous actress, but only to realize that material wealth does not elicit true happiness. Although today considered one of Dreier's best novels, Sister Carrie was initially met with mixed critical reviews and was not commercially successful. While the protagonist's lack of Victorian moral values all but ensured that there would be some negative criticism, much of Sister Carrie's initial lack of success was due to the publisher's distaste for the novel; after Dreiser made publication arrangements with Walter Page, his partner Frank Doubleday attempted to cancel the publication, but, being legally prevented from doing so, appeased himself by refusing to market the text properly.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

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        Iconographie des Essences Forestiéres du Japon. Préparée par M. Homi Shirasawa, Inspecteur des Forêts. Tome I-II. 2 Vols.

      Tokio (Tokyo), 1900-08. Folio. (43x30 cm.). Bound in 2 contemp. hcalf. Covers gilt and with gilt lettering. 2 title-pages in French, 2 title-pages in Japanese and 1 colophon-leaf in Japanese in each volume. With 162 (88 + 74) fine chromolithographed plates, each with Latin nomenclatur and text in Japanese at foot. Some brownspots to the Japanese titles, plates fine and clean.. Extremely scarce first edition of this monumental work on the forest trees of Japan. The copies in the European libraries seems to be without text, and only a few having all the plates - "no text seen to vol. II" ( Stafleu & Cowan). A volume of text to vol. I published, but only in Japanese ??."Atlas of Forest Trees in Japan consists of two volumes. The author is Yasumi Shirasawa (1868-1947), who held a Doctor of Science degree in forestry and was the first President of Japanese Forestry Society, and an engineer of the Bureau of Forestry, the Ministry of Agriculture and Commerce. Published in the 33rd year of the Meiji Period (1900), the first volume includes 88 plates of the trees in Japan painted by Nobumitsu Maruyama. The second volume was published eight years later, in the 41st year of the Meiji Period (1908), and contains 74 plates of trees drawn by Hideo Oishi. The two volumes together record 162 species of forest trees in Japan. The plates feature both the exterior appearance of each species and sectional profiles, as well as detailed illustrations of the transverse sections and the grain of each tree. The atlas is the earliest application of three-dimensional illustration techniques for the rendering of trees. Along with the rich shades and bright tones used to color each plate, the complexity and sophistication of the drafting capture each tree in remarkable vividness." (Taiwan Forestry Research).Stafleu & Cowan, 11.901

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        LOUIS AGASSIZ

      1900. GOULD, Alice Bache. LOUIS AGASSIZ. Part of the Beacon Biographies series, edited by M. A. DeWolfe Howe. Boston: Small Maynard & Co., [1900]. 24mo., embossed navy-blue cloth stamped in gilt, top edge gilt. First Edition. Author's first- and only- work. Scarce! Very Good (gilt quite bright). $750.00.

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        Unser Bayernland in Wort und Bild, ein Denkmal für König Ludwig II. Nach den besten Quellen und unter Mitwirkung hervorragender Künstler dargestellt.

      Leipzig u. München, Wiest Nachf., um 1900.. circa 38 x 29 cm. Portrait von Ludwig II., 2Bll., 380 SS., 2 Bll., mit vielen Abbildungen und Tafeln Reich bedruckter Original-Halbledereinband mit lackierten, illustrierten Deckeln, goldgprägten Leinenvorsätzen, Goldschnitt. Vorzusgausgabe der grossen, reich illustrierten Monographie über Bayern. Hier in einem aussergewöhnlichen Spezialeinband, der an ein japanisches Lackalbum erinnert. Der Rücken ist in Leder, die schweren Deckel imitieren grosse Holzdeckel, sind aber wohl schwere Kartons mit einem Lackpapierbezug, der ein Holzmuster imitiert und vorne zusätzlich reich in Farben geprägt ist. Die prachtvollen Illustrationen vorne verwenden die Motive der Normalausgabe, die in blauem und grünem Leinen erschien. Es gibt sogar ein Musterbuch für diese Publikation, das jedoch nur die beiden Leinenvarinaten vorstellt. Die vorliegende Luxusausgabe, hergestellt von der "E. P. Berger Dampfbuchbinderei, Leipzig" ist für uns nicht weiter nachweisbar und wurde vermutlich nur in sehr wenigen Exemplaren hergestellt. Die blau-weiss-golf geprägten Vorsätze mit Blütenranken und dem bayrischen Wappen sind auf dünnem Leinen gedruckt, der Schnitt ist rundum vergoldet. - Schönes Exemplar, gering berieben, innen sehr frisch. Prachtvolles Exemplar mit ungewöhnlich aufwenig hergestelltem Einband.

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        Complete Writings of Hawthorne [set of novels/works including The Scarlet Letter, Our Old Home, Tanglewood Tales, The House of the Seven Gables, A Wonder-Book, etc ]

      Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, The Riverside Press, Cambridge, 1900., 1900. The Old Manse Edition, in 22 volumes, 8vo. Contemporary red half morocco with raised bands, gilt titles and gilt to spines, marbled boards and eps; t.e.g. With Portraits, Illustrations, and Facsimiles. A clean, lovely set.

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        Album de Cromos "Parera" .

      circa 1889-1900. Parera Editores. - . . . 1 Vol. . 95 H. Gran Folio. Media Piel. Artes Gráficas (Diseño gráfico), Filatelia / Numismática / Postas / Coleccionismo , Grabados , Siglo XIX . Magnífico álbum de cromos de la última década del siglo XIX. Dividido en 16 series temáticas, a su vez formadas por varias láminas de 15 ó 16 cromos en fototipia, orlados y montados sobre ilustraciones litográficas de autores como Fabrés o Saura, impresas en gran formato sobre papel de alto gramaje. Los cromos representan a personajes famosos de la época y están agrupados por la razón de su celebridad: actrices, monarcas, vedettes, políticos, militares. En total son 95 folios y más de 1425 cromos. .

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        Italien - Venedig-Konvolut, bestehend aus 19 handkolorierten Fotografien.

      Venedig, um 1900.. Original Fotografie auf Karton. meist 19 x 23,6 cm.. Leicht angestaubt, Karton etw. gewellt, z. T. mit Titel. - Exzellente Farbfotos.

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        LE PAVILLON SUR L'EAU

      Librairie des Amateurs, A. Ferroud, Paris 1900 - Large octavo (6-1/4" x 9-1/2") attractively bound by A. Cuzin in full mustard morocco leather, the boards with leather inlays of lily pads, flowers, and butterflies; gilt dentelles; marbled endpapers; all edges gilt. Of a total of 350 copies, this is #31 of 80 printed on "papier du Japan ou grand velin d'Arches," with lovely color illustrations by Henri Caruchet interleaved with an additional suite of the illustrations on chine before letters. Gautier's translation of The Water Pavillion from Chinese to French in 1846 was, while not the first, one of the earliest. Gautier wrote plays, poetry, novels, short stories, and theater criticism. His most famous work is MADEMOISELLE DE MAUPIN, an historical romance based on the life of French opera star Mlle Maupin, who was a first-rate swordswoman and often went about disguised as a man. Another well-known work is his short story "La Morte Amoureuse," the story of a priest who falls in love with a beautiful woman who turns out to be a vampire. Armorial bookplate of Mexborough on the front pastedown. A few scuffs to the spine and edges. Near Fine [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Formenlehre der Norddeutschen Backsteingotik. Ein Handbuch zum Gebrauch für die Praxis und zum Selbststudium. A Morphology of the North-German Brick Gothic. Handbook for Practice and Self-Study

      Baumgärtner's Buchhandlung, Leipzig 1900 - Elephant Portfolio. 23 (1)pp. with white cloth back strip, 65 photolithographic plates. Original gray three-quarter cloth over gray, illustrated paper-covered boards with black lettering on cover. Illustrated half-title. A well structured handbook for Gothic designs building with bricks covering the basics as well as the decorative aspects, including superstructures and churches. Profusely illustrated with skillfully detailed in-text drawings and 65 photolithographic plates of measured architectural drawings. Text in German. Some wear along edges, chips and small tears, with some water stains along edges of covers. Sunned along edges of inside cover and flaps and light age-toning of text section and plates along edges, not affecting images. Portfolio in overall good, interior and plates in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. Edited in Seven Volumes with Introduction, Notes, Appendices and Index by J.B. Bury. With: The Memoirs of the Life of Edward Gibbon with various Observations and Excursions, by himself, edited by George Birkbeck Hill

      London: Methuen and Co., 1900-1905., 1900. 8 volumes in all; large 8vo. Contemporary binding of half brown calf by Bickers with gilt titles and gilt to spines, brown cloth boards with gilt rule, top edges gilt others rough trimmed, marbled end papers. With folding maps. Binding slightly rubbed to extremities, uneven darkening to spines. Internally clean and sound. A very good set indeed, generously annotated.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments. Now entitled 'The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night'. With Introduction Explanatory Notes on the Manners and Customs of Moslem Men and a Terminal Essay upon the History of The Nights

      Printed by the Burton Club for Private Subscribers only, n.d. (c.1900)., 1900. The Medina Edition, Limited to 1000 numbered sets of which this is Number 350. Complete in 17 volumes, large 8vo., being 10 volumes of the Arabian Nights and 7 volumes of the Supplemental Nights. Finely bound in recent dark green half morocco with raised bands accentuated by gilt lines, twin red title labels and gilt tooling to spines, green cloth boards, top edges gilt. Illustrated throughout with etchings and photogravures, many from the works by Letchford. A handsome, fine set. 'The Thousand and One Nights (Alf Laylah Wa Laylah) or The Arabian Nights, as they came to be known, owes its origins to three distinct cultures and storytelling traditions: that of India, Persia and the Arab world. The Arabian Nights first appeared in its Arabic form around 850 AD and it has been considered a remarkable mystery in Classical Arabic Literature.'

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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