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        L'Aiglon. Drame en Six Actes, en Vers

      New York & Paris: Brentano's & Charpentier, 1900. First American Edition. 263 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Full green morocco gilt, spine faded to brown, by G.P. Putnam, the Knickerbocker Pree. With Signed Photo of Sarah Bernhardt, Extra-Illustrated With numerous inserted illustrations, including a signed photo of Sarah Bernhardt in costume as the leading role, Franz, Duc de Reichstadt; and numerous other illustrations inserted, including a fine albumen portrait frontispiece of the author, another full-length portrait of Bernhardt as Franz, several engravings of the historical personnages, etc. A lovely book.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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        Bits of Old Edinburgh; removed or altered under recent improvement schemes.

      Edinburgh: Banks. 1900 - Original cloth. Large folio. 22 color lithograph plates. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        GEORGE WASHINGTON ( in two Vol.)

      Goupil & Company and Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1900 - Both volumes 1&2 Hardcovers in full original Red leather boards with tooled gilded eagles to the boards and spines with five flat bands . This is one of 200 copies this being 198 of the Edition De Luxe . Flowered end leaves top edge gilt other edges not trimed. With 88 full page plates 44 images in sepia tone and 42 black & white with two color frontispieces. This is the scarce in the original red leather De Luxe Edition with a very decorative gilt finish with Eagles at the center and corners and covered in gilt stars ( see image ). Condition : Very Good plus ,with edge ware and rubs , interior is clean and the binding is tight .Volume two inside front board hinge is cracked but binding is tight .Heavy set and extra postage will be needed. No internation orders on this set. Size: 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mr. Dooley on the Convention." Original manuscript of this humorous piece concerning McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt and the Convention of 1900

      [New York], ca. 1900 - Written at the time of the 1900 Presidential Convention, this amusing piece, in "Mr. Dooley's" Irish dialect, deals with the prospect of Theodore Roosevelt's nomination as McKinley's vice-president, which time has shown to be an epochal event in American history. Mr. Dooley lightheartedly notes that, "'Tis well known that Mack was agin Tiddy fi vice-president. Th' las' thing he said to Mark Hanna when he laid down his thrunk at th' deepo was: 'Above all things don't put Rosenfelt on th' ticket - I wudden't fi all th' money in th' wurruld have yr rip this bright an' gallant leader fim' th' sarvice in his native state an' condim him to a horrible existence in Washington fi four years an' give him no chanst fi further priomotion -'" He continues discussing the appearance and attitudes of TR, and his reluctance to be nominated, ending with his strong suspicion that McKinley wanted him all the time. (A year later, of course, McKinley was assassinated and TR was President). Finley Peter Dunne (1867-1936) had a distinguished editorial career on a number of newspapers, including William C. Whitney's Morning Telegraph, which led the Whitneys to become his patrons, and subsidize him as they might a son. Most of his "Mr. Dooley" sketches appeared between 1893 and 1905, by which time, having received more than a million Whitney dollars, and no longer needing the income from his pen, he virtually ceased to write. A large factor in Dunne's success was his use of Irish dialect, behind which he could amusingly conceal his very real outrage at the wrongs of the times. He has been called America's greatest humorist after Mark Twain. A significant manuscript Written on fourteen 11 x 8-1/2 in. pages in pen and (mostly) pencil, with numerous corrections. Light soiling to first and last page, a few bits of minor marginal fraying, else fine

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        Cabildos de Lima. 3 tomos.

      Impr. P. Dupont, 1900 - París, Impr. P. Dupont, 1900. En Folio (34 x 22). 3 vols. Primera edición. Encuadernación contemporánea. Con la colaboración de Pablo Patrón y Nicanor Boloña. Adornado con abundantes ilustraciones, planos, e imágenes facsimilares. Obra en aceptable estado de conservación. Hermosa obra publicada en 3 gruesos volúmenes que nació como homenaje a la fundación de Lima, los cuales contienen la descifración del Libro de Cabildos de esta ciudad, sus anotaciones y apéndices, trabajo que fue encomendado a Enrique Torres Saldamando. Contiene el libro I, tras de una pertinentísima introducción del autor, la descifración de las actas de las sesiones o de los Cabildos como antes se decía, que componen el mencionado libro I desde el Cabildo celebrado en Jauja el 29 de noviembre de 1534, hasta el acuerdo del 17 de noviembre de 1539. El tomo II titulado apéndices, consta de 387 fojas ó 774 páginas, y está dividido en cuatro series con paginación especial. El tomo III contiene en 188 fojas ó 376 páginas, 46 documentos justificativos del anterior, la mayor parte inéditos, otros poco conocidos y todos de la más alta importancia. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LA CASA DEL LIBRO VIEJO]
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        Dessins d'Ornementation Plane en Couleurs. Art Nouveau

      Paris: Guerinet, [1900]. FIRST EDITION. VERY GOOD ANTIQUARIAN CONDITION. Folio (50 x 35cm; 20 x 14 inches). Loose as issued, in an original illustrated wrapper for Part 2 with the number and price altered; this inside a modern portfolio of cloth and boards with a printed label; title and preface leaves, two leaves listing plates and 32 chromolitho plates with some 120 designs. COMPLETE. The first plate list leaf is dusty and a bit frayed for some reason, the rest is in excellent shape. On versos of several plates appears a former owner's unobtrusive ink-stamp: "F.R. Wooldridge. One of the scarcest and grandest of all French Art Nouveau pattern books, and indeed of any such work published from the mid 19th century up to the 1930's. Issued in two parts, this large folio suite is justly considered to be one of *the* contemporary collections and presentations of Art Nouveau designs during its apogee, a dazzling array that is not only important as a historical artifact, but is simply a joy to behold. Beauclair's "Dessins" were beautifully printed in gold and colors, not in Paris but in Stuttgart by Hoffmann, at that time one of the pre-eminent printers of chrmolithography. The work was issued simultaneously in both French and German, thereby becoming a great inspiration to artists and designers internationally. Whereas stylized flowers, vines, leaves, and other natural forms are in abundance, Beauclair asserts that simple copying from nature has been abandoned. Bauclaire's brief but significant preface is tantamount to a manifesto of Art Nouveau. This is an early publication Beauclair's career, which continues for another half century. - These images have been frequently reproduced, always unsatisfactorily. No copy in NYPL, and yet ten images (all from said reproductions) appear on their website.

      [Bookseller: Michael Laird Rare Books LLC]
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        Lord Jim.

      Edinburgh, William Blackwood and Sons, 1900 - Edinburgh, William Blackwood and Sons, 1900, first edition. First issue, green cloth, title, author, and publisher in gilt on spine, this was his first major novel and one of his most popular and accessible works, one of 2,105 copies, first issue points: "any rate" is printed as one word on page 77, line 5; "keep" is missing after "can" and "cure" should be "cured" on page 226, seven lines from the bottom; "his" is printed low and not aligned with the other words on page 319, last line, Smith 5, Cagle A5a, Keating 25 and 26, now housed in a custom clamshell case. A very handsome, tight copy, far better than usually encountered. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James M. Dourgarian, Bookman ABAA]
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        Poems of Edgar Allan Poe, The

      London: George Bell & Sons, 1900. - Rare RobinsonExquisite Poe[ROBINSON, W. Heath, illustrator]. POE, Edgar Allan. The Poems of Edgar Allan Poe. Illustrated and decorated by W. Heath Robinson. With an introduction by H. Noel Williams. London: George Bell & Sons, 1900. First Robinson-illustrated edition. Octavo (7 15/16 x 5 1/4 inches; 202 x 134 mm.). xxxv, [3], 225, [1, printer's device] pp. Twenty-seven full-page and seventy-six smaller line drawings as head- tailpieces and decorative devices.Publisher's original green pictorial cloth in gilt and black designed by Robinson. Pictorial endpapers. Bookplate on front paste-down. Some light foxing, mainly to preliminary leaves. Spine slightly faded, front inner hinge cracked, still an excellent copy of an extremely rare W. Heath Robinson title.A Robinson title rarely seen in commerce."Mr. Heath Robinson's numerous decorations and illustrations display much charm and delicacy of execution, and they proclaim him a most worthy disciple of the modern school of penmen" (The Strand, reviewing The Poems of Edgar Allan Poe)."In the Poe drawings he embraces the [modern] style completely, not just as a follower of fashion, but adapting its sinuous outlines and rich textures to achieve a fine balance between illustration and decoration. In this book his experiments in composition and in the balancing of solid areas of black and white come to fruition, and in drawings such as those to 'The Bells' or 'the Haunted Palace' he had added to Beardsley's decorative values of line and contrast a feeling of rhythmical movement and grace" (Beare).Beare 17a. Lewis, p. 213. W. Heath Robinson, My Line of Life, pp. 119-120.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Carmina Gadelica Hymns and Incantations with Illustrative Notes on Words, Rites, and Customs, Dying and Obsolete: Orally Collected in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. 2 volumes. Limited edition

      Edinburgh Printed for the author by T. and A. Constable 1900. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Cover rubbed with corner wear. Spine darkened with outer hinges cracked. Contents firm and bright. Heraldic book-plate on paste-downs with corresponding hand written ownership details on ffep Edition limited to 300 copies White board cover 260mm x 190mm (10" x 7"). xxxii, 339pp; xi, 350pp. Tissue guarded frontispiece portrait. Heraldic book-plate of James Montgomery Byng Wright 'Spes tuttissima Coelis.'.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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        Northern Georgia Sketches

      A. C. Mcclurg & Company, Chicago 1900 - The book shows light edge and corner wear with a little darkening along the edges. There is a former owner's name written on the back on the ffep. The dustjacket is in several pieces with some chips along the edges. However it is complete (except for the chips) and quite rare in any condition, having been produced on very low quality paper. The dustjacket is quite presentable in it mylar protector. (see scan) ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 305 pages; This copy of Harben's Northern Georgia Sketches, his first successful book is certainly rare and perhaps unique. It is signed by Harben on the title page and there is a dustjacket, mostly complete though in three pieces. Dustjackets are hard to come by for most of Harben's books, and this one, published in 1900, is particularly scarce. DeRenne, Vol. 3, 971; Georgiana, 85. ; Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Ridge Books]
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        Hartausgeschwemmte massive Galvanobeschläge der Firma J. Gasterstaedt, Wien, VII, Zieglergasse 69 Massive, hart ausgeschwemmte, galvanoplastische Beschläge im Stil - Elektro-chemische Plattir-Anstalt J. Gasterstaedt, Wien

      Anstalt J. Gasterstaedt, Wien, ca. 1900.. 106 Tafeln mit 2804 Abbildungen in Hälfte der Naturgrösse dunkelgrüner Kaliko - Einband, gebundene Ausgabe, goldgeprägter Deckel, Exemplar in guten Erhaltungszustand. Möbel +++++ 20 Jahre Antiquariat Christmann in Wiesbaden +++++

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        A Short Account of the Leach Bermejo Expedition of 1899, with some Reference to the Flora, Fauna and Indian Tribes of the Chaco. [Cover title:] Down the Bermejo

      Buenos Aires: J. Smart, Printer and Bookseller, 1900 - Inscribed, "P.N. Moore from A. A. G. Dobson November 25-1900". The author was one of the five sons of the English poet Austin Dobson (ARGENTINA) First edition. 12mo. Frontispiece, one other full-page illustration and drawings in text. 74, [1] pp. Original blue cloth. Fine. A rare book [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        LOUISE Roman Musical en Quatre Actes et Cinq Tableaux

      Paris: M. M. Heugel et Cie, Au Menestrel. c.1900. First edition. INSCRIBED PRESENTATION COPY. Piano and Vocal Score. Bound in three quarter purple leather over marbled boards. Gilt titles to the spine. Minor rubbing to the binding extremities otherwise a fine copy. Publisher?'s presentation copy (stamped as such). INSCRIBED BY THE COMPOSER in black ink to the reverse of the half title [translated] ?"To Mademoiselle Blanche Marot, My first Louise in concert, in grateful recognition, Gustave Charpentier.?" A superb association. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

      [Bookseller: Lucius Books]
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        The United States Naval Academy

      New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1900. First edition. Cloth. A very good or better copy with the bookplate of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, Commandery of the State of Illinois on front pastedown, shelf sticker on foot of backstrip, accession numerals within. Crease to folded frontis otherwise interior about fine with some leaves unopened [uncut]. 8vo. Illus. with 73 b/w & color drawings, reproductions and photos, some folded. Being the Yarn of the American Midshipman (Naval Cadet) showing his Life in the old Frigates and Ships-of-the-Line, and then at the Naval School at Annapolis; and how that Institution became a famous Naval College, meanwhile making him into the most accomplished and versatile young Seaman in the World; together with some Reference to Boys best suited for the Navy, and what they must do and know to get into the Naval Academy, and what they have to expect while there: and also many Pictures, all properly stopped to the Yarn as it is handsomely paid out.

      [Bookseller: Kaaterskill Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Color Lithograph: Advertising poster for "Bloomer Cut Cigar," depicting two turn-of-the-century women wearing bloomers, seated, smoking cigars

      Boston: Eastern Specialty Mftg. Co, 1900. 15 x 20 inches. Area of mold staining at the legs of one woman, else Fine. Framed and glazed.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        New York Sunday Journal

      New York: New York Sunday Journal, ca. 1900. Poster. 21.75 x 15.5 inches. Tears and bits missing.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        Kelea: The Surf-Rider. A Romance of Pagan Hawaii

      New York: Fords, Howard, & Hulbert, 1900. First edition. With ten illustrations from photographs. [viii], 402 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original green cloth, upper board pictorial, blocked in dark green and white, and titled in gilt. Faint scattered traces of spotting to cloth. Bookplate. Near fine, fresh, tight copy. The beautiful Kelea, descendant of Kelea, the Surf-Rider of Maui, celebrated in myth and legend, is menaced by a great white shark while surfing. A handsome "young savage," Hookama, swims out and kills the shark with his dagger ? Human sacrifices, surfing wahines, attempted rape, war, treachery, and an evil dwarf. Their "surf-boards ? were made by stone axes from hard koa wood, slightly hollowed and polished, broad enough to carry the body and from six to eight feet in length" (17). Later in the novel, Kelea won a surfing contest and then mysteriously vanished, and "the crowd, searching for the fair contestant without success, declared that she must be some sea-goddess ?" (285).A novel of Hawaii before the missionaries, and of surfing before the twentieth-century revival of the sport.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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        Hindostan

      Fisher Son and Company, London 1900 - London: Fisher Son and Company, 1900s. Full leather. One volume. Quarto. Emm Roberts. Hindostan its Landscapes, Places, Temples, Tombs, the shores of the Red Sea;and the sublime and romantic scenery of the Himalayan Mountains, illustrated in a series of views drawn by Turner, Stanfield, Prout, Cattermole, Roberts, Allom, etc, from the original sketches by commander Robert Elliot and Francis White, with descriptions by Emma White.Bound beautifully in full blue morocco, elaborate gilt decoration to covers and spine, raised bands, tan title label, gilt turn-ins, all edges gilt, marbled endpaper. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Imperial Fine Books ABAA, ILAB]
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        Moscoviter wunderbare Historien

      Basel: Niclaus Brillinger, 1900. Reprint of the 1567 edition. 3 double-page maps, 5 large woodcuts in the text. [12], 246, [6]pp. 1 vols. Folio. Modern vellum, covers a little bowed and soiled. Title-leaf repaired at inner margin and outer corner restored; final leaf likewise repaired at inner margin; text moderately darkened and occasional marginal foxing. Fine Facsimile Facsimile reprint of the Basel, 1567 edition of Herberstein's rare and early 16th-century Moscow travels from - which itself was the second edition in German of the original Latin RERUM MUSCOVITICARUM COMMENTARII (Vienna, 1549). Baron von Herberstein was Ambassador from Emperor Maximilian I to the Grand Prince Vasiley Ivanovic in 1517. It wasn't translated into English until 1851-1852, when it appeared as NOTES UPON RUSSIA, BEING A TRANSLATION FROM THE EARLIEST ACCOUNT OF THAT COUNTRY ... with Notes and Introduction by Richard Henry Major (London, Hakluyt Society, 1851). One salient feature of the Basel 1567 edition is the three striking double-page maps which enhance its interest.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Sheikh el Rachid, Chief of the Escorts and greatest Bedouin of Palestine.

      Washington, DC, J. F. Jarvis, 1900. - 2 stereocopic images, c. 80 x 80 mm each, mounted on cardboard (177 x 88 mm) with printed captions. The portrait shows the seventy-odd-year-old Sheikh, wearing numerous medals on his burnous, before a door. Significantly superior specimen compared to the only other known set, that in the Keystone-Mast Collection of stereoscopic views in the California Museum of Photography.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        mit Zeichnungen für Schulkinder. Ungarn, um 1920. 12 Kart.-Bll. mit 173 montierten farb. (Umriss-) Handzeichnungen, je ca. 10 x 7 cm, 4 leere Bll. Qu.-Fol. Hlwd. d. Zt. (bestoßen, HDeckel m. Fehlstelle im Bezug).,

      1900 - Blätter bezeichnet 'I. (bis VI.) oszkály' (= 1. bis 6. Klasse). Die gut gezeichneten klaren Bilder zeigen Muster & Symbole, Pflanzen, Tiere, Haushaltsgegenstände & Werkzeug, Szenen, Märchenillustrationen u.a. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Schramm e.K.]
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        A volume of 48 Noshi-Gami (Noshigami), mainly color-printed copper and wood engravings

      Tokyo, Late Meiji Period (ca. 1900). IN VERY GOOD ANTIQUARIAN CONDITION. 4to. 240 x 200 mm. Contemporary wrappers with calligraphic inscription on front cover. 48 samples on 48 color-printed leaves Unique and highly curious hand-made Japanese book containing 48 samples of Noshi-gami, a gift-wrapping paper on which a good-luck Noshi (a white and red knot) is printed. A Noshi-gami is attached to a gift to express "good wishes." Our volume contains both copperplate and woodblock printed Noshi-gami made by Kadoya Dyeing Workshop in Tokyo. Noshi-gami were paper festoons for a formal gift. Originally the noshi were decoratively folded paper with a strip of dried abalone inside, an element symbolizing a happy occasion; in some instances strips of yellow paper were substituted for the abalone. Today, the noshi and mizuhiki string are often printed on the paper itself, as here. A typical noshi is composed of a narrow piece of yellow paper, which is a substitute for noshi-awabi, folded in a special way in a piece of white-and-red paper to form a hexagon. Very often, a noshi is replaced by a "Noshi-gami", a piece of paper on which an image of noshi is printed, or the word "no-shi" in Hiragana (the Japanese syllabary) are printed. (SOURCE: Louis Frederic, Japan encyclopedia, Harvard, 2002; Ajio Fukuda et al., Nihon Minzoku Daijiten, Tokyo, 2000. See also National Diet Library Newsletter No. 131, June 2003). For obvious reasons examples such as this are quite uncommon.

      [Bookseller: Michael Laird Rare Books LLC]
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        The Cyclopedia of Tasmania (illustrated) An Historical and Commercial Review : descriptive and biographical, facts, figures, and illustrations An Epitome of Progress: business men and commercial interests

      Hobart: Maitland & Krone. 1900. First edition. Two volumes. 629 & 425pp, well illustrated with black & white photographs. Rebound in blue half-leather and cloth, gilt rules and spine lettering. Edges a litle discoloured, some staining on edges of first and last few pages in each volume, and on occasional pages in text margins, but interiors generally clean and fresh. Small area of loss on lower corner of first leaf Volume One. A good to very good set. .

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        Ladies' Dress Shoes of the Nineteenth Century

      1900. GREIG, T. Watson. Ladies' Dress Shoes of the Nineteenth Century. Illustrated with 22 full-page chromolithograph plates (frontispiece + 20 numbered plates + "finis"), depicting 63 (i.e. 64) pairs of ladies' shoes. Folio, 442 x 282 mm, bound in original publisher's red glazed boards with gilt title and illustrations of shoes. Edinburgh: D. Douglas, 1900. |~||~||~||~||~| First Edition, a fine, complete copy, of one of the most eccentric Victorian books ever published. Most examples have been broken up by the print trade on account of the full-sized chromolithograph plates of ladies' shoes from the Victorian era. Attesting to the rarity of the complete set of plates, we draw attention to the fact that the New York Public Library sold reproductions of their copy of Greig's "Ladies' Dress Shoes;" although the fidelity of the reproductions is good, they do not compare to the vibrancy of these original chromolithographs. Almost nothing is known about the author and owner of this eccentric collection of Ladies' shoes. "Seeing his outstanding collection of shoes age and crumble, Greig commissioned a book to document the lot, to which he added meticulous notes about the former occupants" (Smithsonian, Design for Daily Life exhibition). Rebacked in matching red cloth.

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        Fotoalbum der Alpen mit grossformatigen S/W Bildern aus Österreich (Innsbruck), der Schweiz (Berner Oberland) und Italien (Toskana) aus der Zeit um 1900.

      . quer gr. in-4to (40x29 cm), 25 feste Albumbl. mit 46 grossformatigen S/W-Fotografien im Format um 19.5x25 bis 21x27cm (davon 1 koloriert) sowie 4 Kunstdrucken, Halbleder mit Ecken u. Krokoimitatpapier mit Goldfileten und Goldprägung auf Rücken, Rotschnitt, an den Ecken etwas berieben, ansonsten gutes Exemplar.. Dieses Fotoalbum stammt wahrscheinlich aus Deutschland und enthält Bilder, welche als Erinnerung an eine klassische Italienreise gekauft wurden. Typisch für das Bildungsbürgertum der Zeit um 1900 ging die Reise über die Schweiz oder das Tirol nach Italien in die Toskana und ihre Kunstschätze. Nur die Alpenbilder von Kandersteg im Berner Oberland zeigen Natur. Die übrigen, alle ungefähr im gleichen Format gehaltenen professionnellen Aufnahmen zeigen die Kunstwerke und Architektur von Innsbruck (herausgegeben von Stengel & Co. Dresden), die Kunstwerke und Architektur von Pisa und Florenz sowie Werke aus den Uffizien. Den Abschluss machen Kunstdrucke nach Fran Angelico. Die Bilder: Innsbruck (8): Hofkirche Innsbruck (aussen), Inneres: 6 Bilder der Statuen des Grabmals von Kaiser Maximilian I., Grabmal Andreas Hofer, Goldenes Dach und Städtthurm (dat. 1901) / Kandersteg (5): Oeschinensee, Kandersteg, Kandersteg-Panorama (koloriert mit Gipfellegenden) / Pisa (7): Battistero, Dom mit Battistero und Campanile, Campanile (schiefer Turm), Campo Santo (Galleria interna di fianco), Kunstwerke im Innern des Doms / Florenz (26): Dom, Viale del Re, Brücke San Trinita, Campanile del Giotto, Innenhof des Palazzo Vecchio, Uffizien und Palazzo Vecchio, Santa Maria Novella (Kreuzgang), Ponte Vecchio, Loggia dei Lanzi, Palazzo Vecchio Fassade, Fassade des Doms, Viale della Regina, Gemälde aus dem Uffizien und Michelangelos David. Am Schluss 4 farbige Reproduktionen von Engeln nach Fra Angelico (Kunstverlag J. Schmidt, München und Florenz).Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        Blick vom Tal zum Alten Rathaus, links die Peterskirche, im Vordergrund reiche Staffage (Blumenverkäuferin, Marktstand, Radfahrerin, Kutsche, Trambahn), unten rechts leeres Textfeld.

      . Aquarell über Bleistift auf festem Karton, monogr. "L.ST.", um 1900, 28 x 19 cm.. Entwurf für eine Farbpostkarte, wohl von Leopold von Stubenrauch (österreichischer Maler, 1869 - 1945). Verso alt beschriftet. Voll ausgeführt und sehr dekorativ! Gerahmt.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Blick zum Neuen Rathaus, vorne die Mariensäule, links im Hgr. die Türme der Frauenkirche, unten links leeres Textfeld.

      . Aquarell über Bleistift auf festem Karton, monogr. "L.ST.", um 1900, 28 x 19 cm.. Mit mehreren Personen hübsch staffagiert. Entwurf für eine Farbpostkarte, wohl des österreichischen Malers Leopold von Stubenrauch (1869 - 1945). Voll ausgeführt und sehr dekorativ! Gerahmt.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        The Works of Washington Irving, Joseph Jefferson Edition.

      NY/London: G. P. Putnam?s Sons, n.d. (ca. 1900) - 40 volumes, limited to 250 sets signed by Jefferson (the signature is on a special leaf in volume three, containing Rip Van Winkle, Jefferson's most famous role), plates, illustrations in text and a hand colored frontispiece in each volume, text pages in decorative boarders, original quarter vellum with vellum tips and top edges gilt; spines darkened and grubby with a few water spotted, many paper covered board sides have a small age stain near center, age spotting at fore edges and occasionally in margins but an overall very good interior. Photos available upon request.

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        Fabrica de mosaicos hidráulicos de Quintana Hnos., México

      1900. [TILE CATALOG]. Fábrica de Mosaicos Hidráulicos de Quintana H[erma]nos. One text page. Illustrated with 115 chromolithographic plates. 8vo., 252 x 175 mm, bound in publisher's cloth-backed illustrated boards. México: Quintana Hermanos, ND. A catalogue of Mexican tiles from the factory of the Quintana Brothers, about which little seems to be known. The catalogue illustrates a wide array of mosaic tiles and borders including smooth and carved tiles, imitation marble and granite tiles, etc., all together representing a wide spectrum of geometrical and ornamental design. As well as being a particularly handsome design book, and an indication of the high level of sophistication in Mexico at the time, it is an excellent example of turn-of-the-century Mexican chromolithography. A very good copy.

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        The XII Books of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus the Emperor. Translated by George Long

      London: George Bell and Sons, 1900. Frontispiece. 204, [1] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Bound in full red morocco extra, , gilt dentelles, moire silk doublures and endpapers, by E. Carayon. In slipcase. Bookplate of Lila Vanderbilt (Sloane) Field.

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        [Works] The Complete Writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne

      Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1900. Large Paper Edition limited to 500 numbered copies. This being Number 36, signed by Rose Hawthorne Lathrop, the author's daughter and the Publishers. Illustrated throughout and with frontispieces in two states, coloured, and black and white. SIGNED BY ARTISTS and illustrations by Anne Whelan Butts, Sarah Stillwell, Jessie Wilcox Smith, Maude Cowles, Childe Hassam, Howard Pyle, Alice Barber Stephens, Ernest Peixoto, Frank Merrill and many others. 22 vols. 8vo. Publisher's three quarter blue morocco and marbled boards, richly tooled gilt spines, raised bands, t.e.g. Fine. WITH HAWTHORNE DOCUMENT & SIGNED BY ARTISTS CHILDE HASSAM, JESSIE WILCOX SMITH, HOWARD PYLE, ET AL With signed document by Hawthorne as the "Surveyor for the District of Salem and Beverly and Inspector of the Revenue for the Port of Salem" 1848, for a shipment of "Gum Copal" (a resin used for varnishes for boats and furniture. Salem being the place where it was refined) tipped-in at front of Volume 1. The frontispieces signed by the artists are : Anna Whelan Betts (Volume I); Emlen McConnell ( Volume II); Sarah S. Stilwell (Volume III); Jessie Wilcox Smith (Volume IV); Mary Lewis Ayer (Volume V); Eric Pape (Volume VI); Maud Cowles (Volume VII); B. West Clinedinst (Volume VIII); Alice Barber Stephens (Volumes IX and X); E.C. Peixotto (Volumes XI); Frank T. Merrill (Volume XII); Howard Pyle (Volume XIII); A.I. Keller (Volume XIV); Frederick McCormick (Volume XV); F.C. Yohn (Volume XVI); Albert Herter (Volume XVII); Harry Fenn (Volume XVIII); Childe Hassam (Volume XIX); Edmund H. Garrett (Volume XX); Jules Guerin (Volume XXI); and Ross Turner (Volume XXII).

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Autograph Quotation, signed ("WB Yeats"), from The Countess Cathleen

      N.p., n.d. [1900s] - "The years like great black oxen tread the world" is from the final speech of Oona in his play The Countess Cathleen: "Tell them who walk upon the floor of peace, That I would die and go to her I love; The years like great black oxen tread the world, And God the herdsman goads them on behind, And I am broken by their passing feet" 2-1/2 x 3-1/2 in. . Very good

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        Manuscript diary of an eleven year old boy, about half of which concerns life in Pittsburgh, Pa

      v.p., Pittsburgh, et al., 1900. Approx 300 pages, pen-and-ink on ruled paper in two blank diaries. Inscribed on front pastedown, "Oscar Knight. 117 Ferme Park Rd, Hornsey, 9/1/99" and with "O.L.M. Knight" ink stamp throughout. 2 vols. 4to. First volume bound in quarter cloth and marbled boards, second volume bound in quarter morocco and marbled boards, with spine perished. Oscar travels with his family from Fremantle, Australia to England, where they remain for some months, before departing from Southampton for America. The diary begins abroard the German mail ship P.R. Lutpold, bound for England, with stops at Aden, Port Said, Naples, Genoa, and London. It is unclear why the family leaves Australia, where they had lived in Sydney and Perth, but it is likely in connection to Oscar's father's business. Upon arriving in America the Knights spend some time in Hoboken, before eventually settling in Pittsburgh. Young Oscar seems a polite, well-behaved boy, foud of doing his sums and attending Sunday school and he often worries about his mother's health. He does indulge in the occasional boyish pursuit, attending films and circuses, playing baseball, and shooting his home-made slingshot with his brother Eric.

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        Neapolitanischer Mandolinenspieler. Bronzefigur.

      . Schöne Bronzestatuette eines jungen Mandoline spielenden und offenbar singenden Mannes. Die Bronze mit einer Gesamthöhe ( incl. des schmalen Sockels ) von 20 cm. Der Sockel mit den Abmessungen 8 cm ( Breite ) x 5 cm ( Tiefe ). Maximale Breite der Figur an den ausgestreckten Armen 15 cm. Unten am Sockel mit *Barbella* signiert, undatiert ( ca. um 1900 ). Die Bronze mit einigen Gebrauchsspuren ( einige kleine Haarrisse im Bereich des Halses und an den Beinen der Figur ). Ansonsten von guter Erhaltung mit schöner Patina. - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 800 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )( Provenienz: Alter Privatbesitz ).

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        The Works of George WM Reynolds (20 vols)

      Privately Printed for Members of the Oxford Society., London and Boston - Aprrox. 500 pp. per vol, lg. 8vo.Cloth in 20 vols. Limited edition: #689 of 1000 copies printed for members of the Oxford Society. N.d., circe 1900. Some vols lightly creased, sunned to spines w/ mild edgewear. Pgs very clean & binding sturdy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        GOSSIP ABOUT BOOK COLLECTING

      New York: Dodd, Mead and Co, 1900. decorated limp boards with printed paper jacket, top edge gilt, later cloth slipcase. 8vo. decorated limp boards with printed paper jacket, top edge gilt, later cloth slipcase. (x),98; viii,102 pages. 2 volumes. The first edition of this work has been limited to 157 copies of which this is one of the 116 copies printed on Holland paper for subscribers. (Duschnes 40; Webber 20) Gossip About Book Collecting displays 5 plates in the first volume and 7 plates in the second volume, five of which are in color. Because of Andrews' interest in bookbinding, many of the articles in the book are on bookbinding and bookbinders. Andrews was a founder of the Grolier Club and founder and president of the Society of Iconophiles. His collection was sold to a dealer shortly before his death. Beautifully printed by the Gilliss Press. With the bookplate of the noted American collector, Samuel W. Lambert, in each volume. Wrappers rubbed with some wear along edges. Scarce.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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        Le Mexique. Son évolution sociale.

      J. Ballesca,, Mexico, 1900 - Due parti in tre volumi in-folio ( cm. 42), pp. 795, iv; 444. Con molte illustrazioni nel testo (disegni, incisioni e fotoincisioni) e 105 tavole fuori testo di cui alcune a colori. Legatura coeva in mezza pelle con titoli e fregi ai dorsi e piatti decorati in oro a rilievo. Qualche piccola spellatura ai dorsi, peraltro perfetta conservazione. Prima edizione francese di questa monumentale opera sulla vita messicana. Contiene capitoli di storia, politica, sull'organizzazione amministrativa e militare, sui progressi in campo intellettuale e scientifico, la sua struttura territoriale, agricola, minerale, commerciale, ecc. La vasta iconografia riguarda ritratti, vedute di città, particolari della vita messicana e dei suoi progressi scientifici (molto belle quelle che riguardano i minerali), carte geografiche ripiegate, ecc. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        Grosse Original-Tuschzeichnung von Josef Mukarovsky, unten links signiert.

      Ohne Ort, vielleicht München, um 1900.. circa 59 x 41 cm. 1 Blatt verso alte Vermerke und Etikett für den Druck "Bestimmt in Nr....". Elegante, sehr grossformatige Zeichnung wohl für eine der Münchner Zeitschriften, für die der tschechische Künstler Mukarovsky (1851-1921) um die Jahrhundertwende arbeitete. Zu sehen ist eine junge Dame in einem Behandlungsstuhl, der ein neben ihr stehender Zahnarzt auf den Zahn fühlen möchte. Im Hintergrund rechts ein Medikamentenschrank, links eine Skluptur auf hohem Podest (diese teils überarbeitet und mit neuer Zeichnung überklebt). Sehr dekoratives Blatt, trotz der eher schmerzhaften Szene heiter und elegant. - Gut erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek]
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        N. Jungblut s Lehr- und Musterblätter über Schieferbedachung. (Zwei Teile), Eine Mappe mit 100 praktischen Vorlagen und einem Lehrbuch. /UND - DAS LEHRBUCH:/ N.JUNGBLUT- Lehr- und Musterbuch über Schieferbedachungen. Neuwied, Strüdersche Buchdruckerei, ca. 1928. 132 Seiten, mit 250 Abbildungen im Text. Weinroter Or.-Leineneinband. Folio. //

      Bonn, Paul Rost, ca. 1900 (Überklebt mit: Berlin, Willy Geissler Verlagsbuchhandlung). - 100 Tafeln mit Titelbeschreibung. Beispiele und fachliche Anleitung zu den verschiedensten Dachdeckungsarten: altdeutsche, mit Rundplatten, mit Bogenschuppen, mit Literaschablonen u.a. Jeweils mit Abbildungen am Dach und mit einer Anleitung. Mappe berieben und an den Laschen rissig, Rücken der Mappe mit längerem Einriss. Lehrbuch gut, am Buchdeckel mit winzigem Fleck. Sonst gut und sauber. Tafeln gut bis sehr gut. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 Or.-Mappe. Folio. // Buch: weinroter Or.-Leineneinband. Gr.4to. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Kelea: The Surf-Rider. A Romance of Pagan Hawaii

      New York: Fords, Howard, & Hulbert, 1900. First edition. With ten illustrations from photographs. [viii], 402 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original green cloth, upper board pictorial, blocked in dark green and white, and titled in gilt. Faint scattered traces of spotting to cloth. Bookplate. Near fine, fresh, tight copy. First edition. With ten illustrations from photographs. [viii], 402 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. The beautiful Kelea, descendant of Kelea, the Surf-Rider of Maui, celebrated in myth and legend, is menaced by a great white shark while surfing. A handsome "young savage," Hookama, swims out and kills the shark with his dagger ... Human sacrifices, surfing wahines, attempted rape, war, treachery, and an evil dwarf. Their "surf-boards ... were made by stone axes from hard koa wood, slightly hollowed and polished, broad enough to carry the body and from six to eight feet in length" (17). Later in the novel, Kelea won a surfing contest and then mysteriously vanished, and "the crowd, searching for the fair contestant without success, declared that she must be some sea-goddess ..." (285). A novel of Hawaii before the missionaries, and of surfing before the twentieth-century revival of the sport.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Cooper's Sea Tales (Five Volume Set)

      American Publishers Company 1900 - Cooper, J. Fenimore. 'Cooper's Sea Tales,' Five Volume Set. American Publishers Corporation, c1900. Very nice collection of works from the noted 19th century author. Includes The Red Rover, Wing and Wing, The Waterwitch, Two Admirals, and The Pilot. Hardcover with original bindings. Calf leather spine and tips over marble boards. Gilt tooling on spine. Marble end pages. Gold page edges. Square and tightly bound. Boards rubbed and scuffed moderately. Very good condition. Published by American Publishers Company. Due to weight of this set, extra shipping may be necessary. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Yeoman's In The Fork]
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