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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.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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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).

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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]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Karel Marel]
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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.

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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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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      München, 22. IX. 1900. - 2½ SS. auf Doppelblatt. Folio. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten: "Gestatten Sie, daß ich Ihnen beifolgend zwei Manuskripte, vierstimmige Chorlieder in Canonform nach Gedichten von Martin Greif, auf den ja auch der 'Kunstwart' schon wiederholt hingewiesen[,] mit dem Anerbieten zur Reproduction in genannter Zeitschrift übersende. Gegenüber jener älteren Form der Komposition in Kanonform, wo man irgend ein kleines spruchartiges Gedicht in das Procrustesbett der streng contrapunktischen Form zwängte und es - so gut oder übel es ging - von x oder y Stimmen x oder y Mal absingen ließ, wie es selbst noch Brahms in seinen Canons für Frauenstimmen op 113 that, habe ich in vorliegenden Compositionen versucht, die Canonform nicht zum Selbstzweck, sondern zum Mittel des poetischen Ausdrucks zu machen [.]". - Edgar Istel war nach seinem Studium an der Kgl. Akademie der Tonkunst in München und bei Adolf Sandberger an der Universität München zunächst als Musikschriftsteller, Musiklehrer und Komponist tätig, ehe er 1913 nach Berlin übersiedelte, wo er als Dozent für Musikästhetik an der Humboldt-Akademie und an der Lessing-Hochschule sowie als Musikkritiker für den Ullstein-Verlag wirkte. "Seit 1920 lebte Istel in Madrid und betätigte sich dort neben seinem kompositorischen und musikschriftstellerischen Schaffen als Repräsentant des 'Verbandes deutscher Bühnenschriftsteller und Bühnenkomponisten' sowie der 'Gesellschaft der Autoren, Komponisten und Musikverleger in Wien'. Nach dem Ausbruch des Spanischen Bürgerkriegs emigrierte er zunächst nach Großbritannien, 1938 in die USA. Istel, der mit der amerikanischen Opernsängerin Janet Wylie verheiratet war, schrieb u. a. 'Das Libretto. Aufbau und Wirkung des Opernbuches' (1914, Neuaufl. 1922 unter dem Titel 'The Art of Writing Opera Librettos')" (DBE).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        LES PRINCIPAUX MANUSCRITS DE CHANTS GREGORIEN, AMBROISIEN, MOZARABE,GALLICAN - PUBLIES EN FAC SIMILES PHOTOTYPIQUES / TOME I DE LA PALEOGRAPHIE MUSICALE : deuxieme serie (Monumentale) - ANTIPHONALE DU B. HARTKER.

      SOCIETE DE SAINT-JEAN L'EVANGELISTE / DESCLEE, LEFEBVRE ET CIE 1900 - R320067764: 458 pages augmentées de nombreux fac similés - 1 etiquette collée en coiffe en pied - plats et contre-plats jaspés - titres et tomaison dorés sur 2 pieces de titre . NOTA : La Paléographie musicale est une série de publications, composée principalement des photographies et des fac-similés de manuscrits, et fondée auprès de l'abbaye Saint-Pierre de Solesmes en 1889 par Dom André Mocquereau, afin de promouvoir les études scientifiques et la restauration du chant grégorien In-Folio Relié cuir dos-coins. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 200-RELIGION [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lyoner Musterbuch mit 82 vergoldeten oder Echtgold-Borten, bzw. Bordüren, Spitzen etc..

      Laon, o. J. (um 1900-1920).. 6 Kartontafelblätter mit 82 einmontierten Borten-Mustern. 4°, Leinenband mit Stoffschließen.. Mit einem Druckerei-Firmenschild auf dem Innendeckel vorne: C. B. C Lyon. - Wahrscheinlich ein Musterbuch einer Bordüren-Manufaktur aus Lyon mit 82 Mustern. Mit handschriftlichen Artikelnummern. In Kapitel zusammengefasst, diese in Englisch beschrieben, mit Größenangaben in Inch: I. Imitation Gold on Silverthread laces (30 Proben). - II. Imitation Gold on Silverwire lace (8 Proben). - III. Gilt wire plain lace (11 Proben, davon 2 aus echtem Gold). - IV. Imitation Gold on Silver Russia braid (8 Proben). - V. Imitation Gold on Silver french braid (12 Proben). - VI. Real Gold french braid (5 Proben, aus Echtgold!). - VII. Gilt on Silver Bull on Fringe (8 Proben). - Der Einband leicht berieben, die Kartons meist gebräunt und angestaubt, eine Probe am Rand gelöst, sonst gut erhalten. - Unikat.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Riepenhausen]
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        Bound collection of 39 offprints [see below]

      1880s-1900s, V.p. - Bound in order by size together in early 20th-century tan cloth (a bit dampstained), "Orthopedics" printed on spine; spine head cracked, gift bookplate of the Library of the Bridgeport Medical Association on front pastedown, hinges reinforced, top inner corner of front free endpaper torn; not the most attractive item, but a valuable collection nonetheless. Illustrated broadsheet, "The New Therapy Bulletin" no. 10, dated August, 1903, laid in.1. Wilson, H. Augustus. The pathology of hip-joint disease, with illustrative cases. [Philadelphia, 1890]. Pp. 14; lecture delivered at the Jefferson Medical College Hospital, Philadelphia. Harvard and NLM only in OCLC.2. Judson, A.B. The rotary element in lateral curvature of the spine. New York: Trow's Printing and Bookbinding Co., 1890. Reprinted from the Medical Record, November 1, 1890. Pp. 12; text illustrations. OCLC locates two copies in North America, at Harvard and Michigan.3. Judson, A.B. The weight of the body in its relation to the pathology and treatment of club-foot. [New York: n.p., 1892.] Text illustraitons; pp. 15; lecture read before the American Orthopædic Association, New York, September 21, 1892. 4. Peterson, Frederick. Some practical points in the diagnosis of spinal-cord lesions. New York: Trow Directory, 1892. Reprinted from the Medical Record, November 12, 1892. Text illustrations; pp. 12. Not in OCLC.5. Elliott, George R. Contribution to treatment of special caries, with speical reference to the woven wire corset. [New York, ca. 1890s.] "Read before The American Medical Association." Text illustrations, some photographic, throughout; pp. 11, [1]. Not in OCLC.6. Taylor, Henry Ling. Principles and methods of examination in orthopædic practice. [New York, 1889.] "Read before the Northwestern Medical and Surgical Society of N.Y., June 19th, 1889"; pp. 20.7. Taylor, Henry Ling. The prevention and treatment of crural adduction. [New York, 1889.] Reprinted from the Medical News, March 23, 1889; originally read before the New York Academy of Medicine, Orthopædic Section, Feb. 15, 1887; text illustrations; pp. 18.8. Taylor, Henry Ling. A case of Pott's disease with an unusual deformity: description of improved spinal apparatus. [New York, 1887.] "Case related and apparatus shown at the meeting of the Orthopædic Association, New York, June 15 and 16, 1887"; text illustrations; pp. 8. Yale and Harvard only in OCLC.9. Taylor, Henry Ling. The treatment of pes equino-varus by continuous leverage. New York: Trow's Printing and Bookbinding Co., 1890. Reprinted from the Medical Record, March 8, 1890; text illustrations; pp. 14. Harvard only in OCLC.10. Judson, A.B. "Is more conservatism desirable in the treatment of the joint diseases of children?" [New York, 1889.] "Read before the Orange Mountain Medical Society, April 12, 1889"; pp. 8. 11. Taylor, Henry Ling. Growth in spondylitics. [New York]: D. Appleton and Company, 1898. Reprinted from the New York Medical Journal for October 8, 1898; folding chart plate; pp. 5. Not in OCLC.12. Taylor, Henry Ling. The therapeutic value of systematic passive respiratory movements. New York: Trow's Printing and Bookbinding Co., 1889. Reprinted from the Medical Record, May 4, 1889; text illustrations and tables throughout; pp. 12. Yale only in OCLC.13. Taylor, Henry Ling. The mechanical treatment of senile coxitis. [New York, 1888.] Reprinted from the New York Medical Journal for December 15, 1888; pp. 5. "Read before the American Orthopædic Association at its second annual meeting." Yale and Harvard only in OCLC.14. Wilson, H. Augustus. Scope of orthopedics-- The forms of club-foot--Tenotomy. [Philadelphia? ca. 1891.] Pp. 26. Harvard only in OCLC.15. Judson, A.B. A criticism of Willett's operation for talipes calcaneus. [New York, 1890.] Reprinted from the New York Medical Journal for August 23, 1890; text illustrations; pp. 12. "Read before the Orthopædic Section of the New York Academy of Medicine, March 21, 1890." OCLC locates one copy in [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        VALENCIA. PLAZA DE TOROS 1900

      Ortega 1900 - Soporte: Entelado/On linen. Valencia Tamaño del cartel: 24 x 50 cm El cartel está en excelente condición.

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        White Mountains with Mount C. Oel a. Leinwand.

      ca. 1900 - 56 x 107 cm, Tadell. Auf Rückseite mit Bleistift, teilweise unleserlich, signiert und betitelt: «Emil . , artist, white mountains with.» - Gern nehme ich auch Hinweise über diesen Künstler entgegen. 10000 gr. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Hampson & Scott Equine Album; Horse and Rider Catalogue

      Published in House by Hampson & Scott, Clarence and Walhouse Street Works, Walsall circa 1900. Walsall circa 1900. Hard back binding in original office type black cloth covers, gilt title to the spine. Folio 11½'' x 9''. Contains [xvi] 254 [x] printed pages of text with splendid detailed and comprehensive colour and monochrome illustrations throughout. Chapter Headings include; Hardware, Stable, Saddle-Room and Coach House Section, Saddlers' Tools, Soft Goods, Harness Section, Stable Preparations. Title page a little grubby, spine ends and corners turned-in, without any ownership markings and in Very Good sound and tight condition. Member of the P.B.F.A. Ian Rea asked how much I would sell for on May 24th 2011, I quoted £475.00, he said he would telephone the next day, he never did.

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        Golf von Neapel mit Vesuv. Ölgemälde auf Leinwand, alt gerahmt.

      . Bildmaß:33,5 x 54 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), Öl auf Leinwand, alt gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 55 x 75 cm ). Das Bild ist unsigniert, ca. um 1900 gemalt. Gezeigt wird von einer kleinen, agavenbestandenen Anhöhe aus der Blick auf den Golf von Neapel hinüber zum Vesuv. Der in Dunstschleier gehüllte Vulkan mit Rauchwolke, auf dem Golf ein paar Segelboote. Laut Auskunft des Vorbesitzers wird der Blick von Posillipo hinüber zum Vesuv gezeigt. Verso auf der Leinwand oben ein alter handschriftlicher Vermerk *Posilipo mit Vesuv*. Das Bild leicht fleckig, mit kleinem Craquele, der Rahmen etwas fleckig, etwas bestoßen. ( Bitte beachten: Versand wegen Bruchgefahr des Rahmens vorzugsweise nur ausgerahmt, ansonsten bitte Selbstabholung ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available // weitere Pics auf Anfrage ).

      [Bookseller: Buchhandlung & Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Album De 20 planches.

      Burckardt's Nachfolger, Wissembourg - In 4° oblong, relié cartonage moderne, 20 planches en quadrichromie et pochoir, vers 1900, 34 X 43 cm, titre en francais et en Allemand. Rare réunion de 20 planches de Tourniquet de poêle à découper et à monter. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: La Basse Fontaine]
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        Décors De Zootrope

      Burckardt's Nachfolger, Wissembourg - Ensemble de 6 feuilles ( 38 X 48 cm) imprimées vers 1900, représentant 20 décors de Zootrope. Le zootrope est un jouet optique inventé en 1834 par William George Horner. Se fondant sur la persistance rétinienne, le zootrope permet de donner l'illusion de mouvement, c'est l'ancêtre du cinéma.

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        Chasseur du Dimanche - Sundays hunter.

      Burckardt's Nachfolger, Wissembourg, vers 1900. - Lithographie en couleurs, imprimée sur 3 feuilles accolées, 162 X 67,5 cm.

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        Hilda Wade

      London. Grant Richards. 1900, 1900. First Edition. 8vo. Publisher's dark blue cloth titled and decorated in gilt to spine and front board. Slight darkening to the spine and some very minor cosmetic wear, bumping to spine ends, a tight, strong, handsome copy. Internally clean and fresh, illustrated throughout by Gordon Browne. An early female detective (described elsewhere as 'A woman of tenacity...' novel, the final chapter of which: 'The Dead Man Who Spoke' was dictated to and completed by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, a friend of Allen's and by no means averse to writing a bit of detective fiction himself apparently. 'Charles Grant Blairfindie Allen (February 24, 1848 - October 25, 1899) was a science writer, author and novelist; an able upholder of the theory of evolution.'

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        SPEECHES 5 VOLUMS 1. EDITION 1816 LEATHER. Edited by a Constitutional Friend. 5 Vol. London, Martin. 8°. Portr. XI, 398; VII, 407; VII, 420; VII, 480; V, 376, LXIII Pages. 4 Bll.,

      - Weinrot gegl. Kabsleder um 1900 mit 2 Rsch., reicher Rücken- u. Stehkantenverg., Deckelfil. u. blindgepr. Innenkanten. Auf den Vorderdeckel gekrönte Supralibros mit der Devise des Hosenbandordens (Honi soit qui mal y pense). BMGC XXIII, 413, 381; Lownder 2380. Erste Ausgabe. Bde. 1, 3 u. 4. am Anfang stärker fleckig. Die schönen Eingde. an den Ecken, Kanten u. Gelenken berieben u. beschabt. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2550

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        SCHLOSS ISLIKON. - Islikon TG. - Ölgemälde mit Ansicht des "Schlössli", des Familienanwesens der Industriellenfamilien Greuter und Egg aus Islikon (Ct. Thurgau).

      um 1900,. 38x20 cm (Bild) / 53x35,5 cm (Rahmen), in Öl auf Leinwand, rückseitig auf Hohlzrahmen in Bleistift: "Schloss Islikon - Stammhaus der Egg Familie, 1797 - 1901", in zeitgenössischem Goldrahmen, guter Zustand.. Hübsche Ansicht des ,Schlössli', eines grossen Wohnhauses der Familie Greuter. Bernhard Greuter (1745-1822) war Firmengründer und Erbauer der Greuter'schen Fabrik in Islikon. Seine Färberei und Kattundruckerei entwickelte sich zu Beginn des 19. Jh. zu einem der bedeutendsten Textilunternehmen der Schweiz. Im ,Schlössli' wohnten u.a. Bernhard Greuter junior, der Enkelsohn des Gründers und später Johannes Egg, Verwandter und Firmenteilhaber. Mit dem Niedergang in den 1880er Jahren wurden die Fabriken stillgelegt und Liegenschaften in Islikon verkauft und teils abgebrochen. Das ,Schlössli' wird auch heute noch als Wohnhaus genutzt. Die Umgebung hat sich aber natürlich stark verändert. Wir danken Herrn Herbert Mazur, Präsident des Dorfvereins Islikon, für seine freundlichen Auskünfte.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        Eigenh. Portraitpostkarte mit Widmung und U.

      Wien, Poststempel unleserlich (um 1900).. Photographisches Porträt mit 2 eigenh. Zeilen, verso von der Empfängerin adressiert. 8vo.. "Zur freundlichen Erinnerung / an Gustav Mahler". Adressiert an "Frl. Fanny Adler / p. A. Frau Henriette Adler" in der Porzellangasse 37. Das Portrait leicht berieben. Beiliegend gedrucktes Portrait.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. und eh. Briefgedicht mit U.

      München und Gardone, 1894 und 1900. - Zusammen (3+1 =) 4 SS. auf 4 (= 2 Doppel )Blatt. (Gr.-)8vo. Der Brief v. 13. April 1894 an die Prinzessin Maria de la Paz (1862-1946), die ihm Gedichte des spanischen Dichters Federico Balart Elgueta zugesandt hatte: "[.] Wenn auch über den Reiz des lyrischen Stils nur den Sprachgenossen des Dichters ein Urtheil zusteht, so glaube ich doch zu ahnen, was ein spanisches Ohr und Herz an diesem sombre amant de la mort entzücken muß. Auch mir erscheint der Reichthum eigenartiger Töne bewundernswerth, mit denen die Monotonie der Todtenklage in ergreifenden Variationen an uns vorbeizieht [.] Werden Sie mir's verdenken [.] Ihnen auszusprechen, zu welchem Ergebniß in eigenen schweren Lebensnöthen meine Weltanschauung gediehen ist? Auf die Gefahr hin, mit meinen innersten Überzeugungen, vielfach Ihrem Widerspruch zu begegnen, liegt es mir doch am Herzen, mich vor den Augen meiner erlauchten Gönnerin so darzustellen, wie ich bin: des Wortes eingedenk: in unseres himmlischen Vaters Reich sind viele Provinzen [.]". - Das Briefgedicht (22 Zeilen ohne Anrede, Unterschrift und Datum) gleichfalls an die Prinzessin, die ihm zum 70. Geburtstag gratuliert hatte: "Wohl in meinen Jugendtagen, | Hohe Frau, hätt' ich gewagt, | In den klangvoll edlen Lauten | Deines theuren Heimatlands | Jenen Festgruß zu erwiedern, | Den Du huldvoll mir gesandt [.]" (Gardone, 18. März 1900).

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        Scenes from the Song of Hiawatha

      1900. COLERIDGE-TAYLOR, Samuel. Scenes from the Song of Hiawatha. No. II. The Death of Minnehaha. A Cantata for Soprano and Baritone Soli, Chorus, and Orchestra. The Words written by H. W. Longfellow. Op. 30, No. 2. [2], 113, [1] pp. Folio, 365 x 257 mm, bound in original publisher's maroon cloth spine and printed paper over boards. Preserved in half morocco box. London: Novello and Company, 1900. First Edition of the Full Score of The Death of Minnehaha, the second of the Scenes from the Song of Hiawatha. Samuel Coleridge-Taylor was born in London in 1875, the son of a doctor from Sierra Leone and an English mother. His musical talent was recognized at a young age, and he received his first major commission in 1898 from the Three Choirs Festival when Edward Elgar was unable to fulfill a commission and suggested the younger composer instead. Coleridge-Taylor responded with his Ballade in A minor, followed later the same year with the major success of Hiawatha's Wedding Feast. Coleridge-Taylor, who named his son Hiawatha, was the first composer to set the text of Longfellow's Song of Hiawatha (1855), a poem that was very popular in England at the time, to music. His four Hiawatha cantatas were first performed on separate occasions between 1898 and 1900; the present one was premièred on 26 October 1899. Occasional pencil or crayon performance markings. No copies at auction listed in ABPC CD ROM and 2 copies listed in OCLC. PROVENANCE: Dr. Allen K. Blackall with his signature on boards and front free endpaper. Blackall began his career in music as an organist of St Mary's, Warwick, in 1898 and was later conductor at the Birmingham Festival Choral Society 1904-1933.

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        Spécimen Genéral

      1900. TURLOT, A. Spécimen Genéral de la fonderie Turlot, Henri Chaix, gendre et cie. 7, 15, 128, 8, 7, 8, 12, 183, 48, 20, 8 pp. Folio, 315 x 242 mm, bound in publisher's light green cloth, black printed lettering, art-nouveau border on cover. Paris: Fonderie Turlot, ND [1916]. |~||~||~||~||~||~| A splendid art nouveau specimen book by one of the leading French type foundries, it was first published around 1900 and subsequently reissued several times. The date of this copy is based on a date in the back of the book. With its imaginative layout and use of colour printing this is one of the most spectacular type specimen books we have had. The specimens include an array of fonts demonstrated in several sizes and perhaps most wonderful is the section on vignettes which include a cornucopia of art-nouveau design. Rare with OCLC listing one only copy each of the editions from 1903, 1905, 1910, 1913, 1914 and 1916 worldwide. Without pp. 5-8 in the third section as in other copies examined. With some light water staining and some wear to the binding, still a very nice copy.

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        Schriften nebst Zierat fuer Anschlaege, grosse Druck-arbeietn usw

      1900. J. G. SCHELTER and Giesecke. Schriften nebst Zierat fuer Anschlaege, grosse Druckarbeietn usw... 124 pp. Folio, bound in publisher's decorated cloth. Leipzig: J.G. Schelter and Giesecke, Ca.1900. |~||~||~||~| A magnificent turn of the century type specimen book. Marginal staining to the title-page, but overall in excellent condition. Schelter and Giesecke were one of the great German type founders and survived from 1819 until 1951 when the firm was merged with several others. Some wear, a near fine copy.

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        AUTOBIOGRAPHICA, WITH A GOSSIP ON THE ART OF PRINTING IN COLOURS

      N.P.: Privately printed, 1900. publisher's half brown morocco with cloth-covered boards, spine gilt, top edge gilt. large folio. publisher's half brown morocco with cloth-covered boards, spine gilt, top edge gilt. (ii), 32, (2) pages, 5 plates. First edition, one of a few copies printed by Vaughan's son in memory of his father (St Bride Catalogue p.921). W.E. Vaughan 1825 - ca. 1900) was a Brighton print dealer, the largest dealer south of London in the last half of the 19th century. His reminiscences deal with his business and the aesthetic aspects of hand-coloured prints. The five prints are excellent chromolithographs of famous 18th century prints. Levis, page 185-186, states that "this volume is quite rare. I have never seen but one copy." On page 32 is listed an obituary notice that appeared in The Times:- A correspondent writes :- "Collectors of coloured prints will hear with regret of the death of Mr. W.E. Vaughan, the well-known print dealer of Brighton, which occurred last week. There are few connoisseurs who have not added to their stores from his large and curious stock, and his pleasant room has been visited by most of the notables of the reign. Descended from a good old Welsh family, Mr. Vaughan had yet to fight his way up from a humble station. A gilder by trade, he early followed the bent of his taste for Bartolozzi's work, and every penny he could spare was spent on the master of stipple. At that time Vaughan had few competitors, and it was not until late years that he startled the sale-rooms by giving what was then the unheard-of price of £70 for a coloured engraving of 'Miss Farren.' He lived to have bid more than double that sum for similar prints. Mr Vaughan's judgement was so good than in any disputed point his opinion was frequently accepted as conclusive by the presiding powers at the London sale-rooms, and and as his character was as high as his eye was correct, purchasers of his stock always got good value for their money. Quick in sympathy, of gracious manner, and with a mind stored with an extroardinary variety of knowledge, Mr. Vaughan will be long remembered and regretted by all lovers of the subject to which he devoted his uncommon taste and high integrity.". Minor rubbing along edges.

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        Lorna Doone: A Romance of Exmoor

      London: Sampson Low, Marston and Company, n.d., ca. 1900 - Inscribed on the front free endpaper, "Mary C.J. Leith, from her affectionate cousin, A.C. Swinburne. April 1908." An evocative association copy - Mary C. J. Leith (ca. 1840-1926, née Gordon) was Swinburne's cousin and they were close during their childhood. Swinburne was apparently devastated when it was announced that Gordon was to marry Robert W. Disney Leith, which she did in 1865. The enduring relationship between John Ridd and Lorna Doone, established when the former was 12, would have resonated with Swinburne, and perhaps he hoped to remind his cousin of their own shared childhood with the gift of this book (SWINBURNE, ALGERNON CHARLES) Lynton Edition. 4to. Photogravure frontispiece portrait of the author, wood-engraved illustrations by F. Armstrong, W. Small, and W.H.J. Boot. xvi; 527, [1]pp. Contemporary vellum, upper cover and spine blocked in red and dark brown, t.e.g. Light soiling, two marks to spine. Provenance: Algernon Charles Swinburne (gift inscription to cousin Mary Charlotte Julia Leith)

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        The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray (Set, Complete in 25 Volumes)

      New York: Harper & Brothers. 1900. hardcover. Very Good +. 1900, Special Biographical Edition of the Author's works, complete in 25 Volumes. Half teal morocco, with floral marbled boards with matching end papers, and five raised bands. The title and floral decoration (pudding peonies?) to the spine are embossed and gilt. The top edge of the text block is gilt as well. Very light shelf wear to the edges of the boards, with a light rubbing to the corners. Size is Octavo (7.5 x 4.5 inches), and the binding is stamped as bound by Harper & Brothers.

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        Le mélange des couleurs enseigné par l'exemple

      1900. HAREUX, Ernest. Le mélange des couleurs enseigné par l'exemple. Leçons données sur les fac-similés des oeuvres et des palettes. Illustrated with 14 colour plates. Folio, bound loose as issued in publisher's boards. Paris: Librairie Renouard, [1900]. |~||~||~||~||~| A fine copy of this scarce painter's manual. Seven of the plates reproduce a variety of paintings by Hareaux, a successful landscape painter, and seven display colour samples. Rare with OCLC listing only 6 copies in American libraries.

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        The Works of Honoré de Balzac

      New York: Kelmscott Society, 1900. Hardcover, leather half bound. Very Good +. Very Good +. Complete 18-volume set. 36 titles, 2 per volume. Leather half-bound, ornate gilded spines, very light shelf wear. Overall condition of the set is remarkably Very Good.

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        The Works of Honoré de Balzac

      New York: Kelmscott Society, 1900. Hardcover, leather half bound. Very Good +. Very Good +. Complete 18-volume set. 36 titles, 2 per volume. Leather half-bound, ornate gilded spines, very light shelf wear. Overall condition of the set is remarkably Very Good.

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        [In Japanese] Kijaku kire honcho - Cut fabric samples for kimonos

      Japan: n.d., c.1900. Landscape quarto (205 × 305 mm). Japanese four-hole stab-stitched binding, original card wraps with mounted leather corners, calligraphic kanji title to front panel. Nearly 600 variously-sized swatches of woven and painted colour silk samples mounted on 100 leaves of thickish, textured paper The covers somewhat rubbed and creased, leather corners dry and scuffed, some samples with minor staining from the mounting paste, and with some fraying at the edges, but overall very good. Remarkable salesman's sample catalogue for painted and woven silks for Japanese kimonos during the late Meiji period. The date range that is suggested by the style of binding, and the types of textiles sampled would be in the last decade of so of the nineteenth century. The samples themselves are not uniform in shape or size, having the appearance rather of being scraps from the cutting floor, typical practice in the equivalent catalogues in the West during the late Victorian era. This would appear to be the sample-book for the purple-lavender-blue section of the textile spectrum. The selection of samples show a range of weaving and dying techniques, some show Katagami Kimono textile stencil art, in which the patterns have been created by rice paste pressed through heavy oiled stencils onto the silk before dying, these often being darker coloured patterns typical for summer yukata kimonos; some are more typical of the roketsuzome batik-style process; a range of motifs drawn from the natural world predominate, chrysanthemums, cherry blossoms, ferns and dragonflies; many examples show light brocading. In itself an intriguing object, that also offers glimpses into Japanese styles at the turn of the twentieth century.

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        COPLAND, Aaron (1900-1990), composer, 1957, typed letter with signature

      . On yellow paper. 20,3 x 15,6 cm; 8 x 6,1 inches. Overall good condition, horizontal fold, very faint soiling, small tear at the lower left at the hole., with two small holes at the left margin

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        The Life of Abraham Lincoln. Vols. 1-4

      Complete 4-volume hardcover set. Red cloth boardswith embossed Lincoln profile and gilt signature on covers, gilt titling and deco on spines. Gold page ends on top edge of books. Each vol has different frontpiece illustration with tissue guard: Vol. 1 is portrait photo of young Lincoln, Vol. 2 is full-length portrait photo of Mary Todd Lincoln,  Vol. 3 is illustration of Lincoln bust, Vol. 4 is portrait photo of Pres. Lincoln with beard. Some slight rubbing to top and bottom edges. Corners slightly worn. Previous owner's book plates on inside front covers. Square, tight, and very clean pages First Edition, Copyright 1900 By Doubleday & McClure Co. Octavo - 6" x 9".  A lovely first edition set.

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        Harbour (Cavonpore?).

      ca. 1900, albumen print on mount, 29,5 x 23,3 cm. KEYWORDS:india

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        Fort Agra.

      ca. 1900, albumen print on mount, 26,7 x 21,1 cm. KEYWORDS:india / agra

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        Moths and Butterflies of the United States. 2 vols

      1900. DENTON, Sherman Foote. As Nature Shows Them. Moths and Butterflies of the United States East of the Rocky Mountains. Two volumes. 1 f., [iii]-x, [6], 161; 1 f., [v]-xi, [5], [163]-361 pp. With 56 full-page nature prints of butterfly and moth wings, and over 400 illustrations in the text. 8vo., 245 x 171 mm, specially bound for H.J. Goodwin in contemporary 3/4 red morocco over marbled boards. a.e.g. Boston: J.B. Millet Co., [1900]. |~||~||~||~||~| First Edition, limited to 500 copies. This beautiful copy of Denton's Butterflies represents a major achievement in the field of nature printing in America. It is the first systematic study of butterflies and moths in North America and is special for its unique nature printing technique and hand-colouring. At the recent exhibition of Nature Printing / Color Printing In The Nineteenth Century at University Of Delaware Library, Denton's Butterflies was described as containing the "most successful of all" nature-printed illustrations. According to the preface, the author personally collected over 50,000 butterflies and moths from all parts of the United States for this edition. He then made "Nature Prints" from the direct transfer of the specimens themselves. Denton writes: "The scales of the wings of the insects are transferred onto paper, while the bodies are printed from engravings and afterwards coloured by hand." An excellent copy in immaculate condition. Bennett 33. Nissen 1079.

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