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        Document Signed

      Washington, 1900. unbound. 1 page on vellum with the royal blue paper seal intact, 13 x 16.5 inches, City of Washington, December 17, 1900. Handsome partially printed document signed in full by the 25th President of the United States, appointing Louis P. H. Bahrenburg as Assistant Surgeon in the Marine Hospital Service of the United States. Several faint creases, but still in very good condition.

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        Ombres au Tableau des Avocats du Barreau de Bordeaux. Par Maurice Meaudre de Lapouayde en l'an mil neuf cent [ Livre dédicacé par l'auteur ]

      Imprimé par G. Gounouilhou 1900 - 1 vol. in-folio sous chemise cartonné à rubans et chemise intérieure illustrée, Imprimé par G. Gounouilhou, Bordeaux, s.d. (1900), avec 82 portraits en feuillets sous serpentes, représentant la silhouette en noir et blanc de chacun des avocats du barreau de Bordeaux (avec un f. de table précisant chacun des noms). Exemplaire dédicacé par l'auteur. Rare exemplaire de cet étonnant "trombinoscope" ou plutôt devrait-on dire "silhouettoscope" du barreau bordelais à l'orée du vingtième siècle. Etat très satisfaisant (usures et petites fentes en mors aux deux chemises, petits mq. en dos à la chemise cartonnée). On relève parmi les noms des avocats ceux de de Sèze, Archaimbault, Saignat, Barennes, Brazier, Jaubert, de la Laurencie, de Saint-Marc, etc. etc. Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Kim. Publisher's proof sheets and galleys

      Edinburgh: R & R Clark [printers],, August 1900. with the author's extensive holograph revisions and corrections in black ink. Set of octavo page proofs with running title "Kim O'Rishti" numbered pp. 27?-64, set of long galleys, 380 x 255 mm, of 19 four-page gatherings, text printed in two columns per page, columns numbered 57?-202, with one gathering (columns 65?-72) duplicated but with some differing corrections. Each with set with intermittent blue stamp of Clark printers under right text columns of galleys and right corner of page proofs. The page proofs correspond to pp. 27?-97 and the galleys correspond to pp. 129?-413 (the end) of the first English edition in book form. Some minor small creases or closed marginal tears to galleys and proofs, never affecting text or corrections. Provenance: from the personal collection of Kipling's friend and American publisher, Frank Nelson Doubleday. Rudyard Kipling's fully corrected proofs of Kim, used for both the first London book publication and the second, corrected American edition. There are extensive edits comprising over 3,000 changes to single words or emending short sentences and with the addition of the verse chapter headings. These proof sheets represent the authoritative complete state of the text for book publication. Kipling worked on what most critics agree is his best novel for seven years, his excitement growing as at last he neared completion of the manuscript for what the author and his publishers intended to be a major publishing event. Kipling enjoyed a close personal friendship with his American publisher, Frank Nelson Doubleday, whom he had dubbed "Effendi". In late 1899 he wrote enthusiastically to Doubleday of "finally licking Kim into shape." Serial publication began soon after, with McClure's running the instalments from December 1900 to October 1901 in the US and Cassell's Magazine in England from January to November 1901. Kipling's original intention had been to publish in book form in autumn 1900, but this had to be postponed to allow serial publication to be completed. Meanwhile for publication in book form, Macmillan and Company of London, Kipling's usual publisher, employed R. and R. Clark of Edinburgh as printers, who supplied sets of printed proofs to the author. The galley proofs here have Clark's stamps, variously date-stamped 20?-28 August [19]00. Kipling corrected one set of these proofs and sent them to Doubleday for the first American edition, published by Doubleday, Page & Company on 1 October 1901. That first set of proof sheets sent to Doubleday is now in the Houghton Library at Harvard, a gift from Kipling bibliographer Flora Livingston. They are described by David Alan Richards as "corrected by Kipling in red ink, consisting of 96 pages of page proofs and the balance being galley proofs, each stamped "[date] Aug 00 R. & R. Clark Printers, Brandon St., Edinburgh". The page proofs are date-stamped variously 15?-17 August 1900, and the galley proofs (numbered in columns 49?-207, and printed in double columns on one side of the leaf) date-stamped variously 20?-28 August 1900. The text is that of the periodicals, the running-head line is 'Kim o' the Rishti' (the story's original title), and the verse headings have all been stricken through and those used in this First (American) Edition substituted by the author in Chapters VIII and XIII. Except for the title, the First (American) Edition follows exactly the corrected text of this proof." The present set of proofs mostly conforms to Richards's description, except that here there are only page proofs present for pages 27?-96, while the galley proofs here are numbered in columns 57?-207. The galleys from column 121 to the end have the shortened running headline "Kim". One galley is marked "Queried Proof" at head and all but one of the galleys mostly marked in ink at top left "Doubleday" with a manuscript trigram. Especially interesting here is the presence of a duplicate sheet for the galley containing columns 65?-72, the only galley not marked "Doubleday". This galley has "Proof wired for yesterday" written in blue pencil at the top (not in Kipling's hand), and it contains the exact text of the first English edition (and second American edition) with final corrections in Kipling's hand. It does not have the R. & R. Clark printer's inkstamp, even though it is from the same setting of type; apparently Kipling ordered another sheet of that galley to be run off to send his final corrections to Doubleday. In light of the present set of proofs, it becomes clear that the Houghton proofs are only lightly corrected, and that the first American edition was in effect rushed into print before Kipling had made his final corrections. These proofs demonstrate that Kipling continued to work on his retained copy of the same August 1900 galleys, making corrections that we were incorporated into the text of the first English edition, which was registered for copyright by Macmillan and Co. on 17 October 1901, and then used for the second American edition, published days later by Doubleday on 23 October. The most noticeable change is that the first American edition carried only the verse chapter headings for chapters VIII and XIII, whereas they were present for all chapters in both the English serial issue and the first English edition, but there are many other changes, especially in chapters V through X. This is a remarkable insight into Kipling's working method for his best novel, showing the editorial process working across the Atlantic and more than one set of carefully corrected proofs. While single poems of Kipling have occasionally come to market in corrected proofs, nothing of this substance has appeared in commerce to date.

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        A Kipling Note Book 1-12.

      M. F. Mansfield & A. Wessels, New York, February, 1899-January, 1900. - 'A Kipling Note Book. Illustrations, Anecdotes Bibliographical and Biographical facts anent this foremost writer of fiction.' a complete run of 12 issues; 7 1/4 x 4 1/4', 188pp., loose illustrations, etc., some issues are unopened. Printed blue paper wrappers, red silk ties through spine. Front cover of #1 detached, some browning to yapp edges of the very fragile paper covers, spine of #5 chipped, portion of bottom front & back cover of #12 shows some chewing/chipping that very slightly shows on margin of supplemental card & text edges. Items are in VG to fine condition. Very fragile covers have been preserved fairly well by Cleveland, Ohio based author & (Kipling) book collector Munson Havens, who kept them in a small pasteboard box, labelled by him (included with set). Very scarce item, it would be difficult to assemble a set today. Livingston 193; I, p.205-6. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        "Lesende" originales Ölgemälde auf Leinwand ca.47,5x35cm; rechts unten signiert; um 1900

      . Maße im dekorativen Rahmen 57,5x44cm..

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      PARIS 1900 - R240083526: 385 pages - plats et contre plats jaspés - ex libris de comte maurice de perigny sur le 1er contre plat - 16 cartes en noir et blanc hors texte (collationnées) - coins frottés - dos frottés - dos à 5 nerfs - titre + auteur + filet dorés sur le dos - couverture conservée - quelques facs similés en noir et blanc hors texte - 5 photos disponibles. APERCU CRITIQUE AVEC DOCUMENTS A L'APPUI - Sommaire : fausses positions géographiques - opinion de humboldt - éclaircissement réfutant les erreurs de colombia - la ponctuation au XVIE siècle - real cédula au président de l'audience du guatemala sur la convenance de placer la province de costa rica sous la juridiction de l'audience de panama - pétition du procureur du conseil des indes sur l'annexion de costa rica à l'audience de panama - l'uti possidetis de 1810 ou 1820 - traité général de paix amitité navigation et commerce entre la république de la nouvelle grenade et les états unis d'amérique etc. In-Folio Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Coins frottés. Dos frotté. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 972-Amérique centrale [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Concerning Children

      Small, Maynard & Company, Boston 1900 - 1st edition/1st printing. 1 of only 2000 copies printed. This author was quite well-known in her day as a feminist and an activist for women's rights, and as an author writing about women's issues. She was the grandniece of Harriet Beecher Stowe. Her best known story, "The Yellow Wallpaper," is about a woman who suffers from a mental breakdown due to the birth of her child and the prescription of isolated bed rest from her physician husband, which paralleled some of the events of her own life. She co-edited the Pacific Coast Women's Press with socialist Helen Campell. When she turned to lecturing, she became well known for her discussion on women's topics. With the book "Woman and Economics" in 1898, she emerged as a spokesperson on such topics as women's perspectives on work and family. She co-founded the Women's Peace Party in 1915 with activist Jane Addams. Bound in dark blue cloth with gilt printing and gilt & green decorations. The half-title page is the first page and there is a very narrow paper-only slit at the gutter; however, the book is very firmly bound and very tight. It is straight, clean, and has no handwriting or damage to the text paper. There are small areas of wear to the binding cloth at the tips of the corners and spine ends, a trace of rubbing to the "N" and "C" in 'Concerning" on the front panel, and the cloth and printing of the spine is a bit dulled. A very scarce book, and really in quite excellent condition. ; 7-1/2" x 4-7/8"; 298 pages [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Utrillo & Rialp 1900 - Paper Japó Localidad: Barcelona. Tamaño del cartel: 75x108 El cartel está en excelente condición.

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      B. SIRVEN 1900 - Soporte: Entelado/On linen. Tamaño del cartel: 100x130cm El cartel está en excelente condición.

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        The Works of Moliere.

      Barrie, Paris 1900 - One of 550 numbered copies on papier Verge de Hollande. 11 volumes. Fine full page plates in color with lettered tissue guards by Louis Leloir, Maurice Leloir, Jacques Leman, and Edmond Hedouin. Illustrations throughout the text in black & white. Pages untrimmed. Tall 4to, exquisitely bound in full turquoise morocco, ornately gilt spine and covers, doubleurs are turquoise and burgundy morocco, silk moire fly leaves. Paris, Chez Barrie Freres, n.d., ca. 1900. Near Fine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Portrait of General Ulysses S. Grant

      c. 1900 Original oil painting, measuring 18 by 22 inches, handsomely gilt framed, entire piece measures 24 by 28 inches. In very good condition.

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        NOMENCLATOR DE ESPAÑA. Por provincias y partidos judiciales, incluye islas. I. A-L. II. M-Z. II volúmenes

      - Sin indicaciones tipográficas. s.a. (ca. 1900). Dos volúmenes. O.C. Infolio menor, unas 1000pp. Holandesa piel época, hierros y tipos dorados en lomera, cortes jaspeados. Muy buen ejemplar. Ordenado en tablas por Ayuntamientos, Entidades de población: nombres y clases, Distancia a mayor número de población (en metros), Número de edificios y Población en 31 de Diciembre de 1900.Imagen en sitio virtual de MIMO Libros [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Graphischen Künste. Redigirt von Dr.Friedrich Dörnhöffer. XXIII. Jahrgang.

      Gesellschaft für Vervielfältigende Kunst., Wien. 1900 - Folio. Original gilt-lettered morocco backed marbled boards. Minimal library marking; Shelf-mark to spine, stamp to title-page. Covers a little rubbed, light foxing. Decorated title-page by Edmund van Offel. Original etching by Armand Heins. Original etching by Frans Hens. Article on James Ensor. Article on Fernand Khnopff with a two colour facsimiles. Original colour etching by Rudolf Jettmar. Original etching by Heinrich Wolff. Article on Ferdinand Schmutzer with a title-page designed by him and an original etching. Original lithograph by Georg Kampmann, Original etching by Max Suppantschitsch. Original etching and lithograph by Walther Conz, original etching by Frank Laing. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Short Biographies of Eminent Japanese in Ancient and Modern Times, each with a characteristic illustration. The Japanese and Chinese by Miki Teicki, the English by Takahashi Kyushundo.

      Tokyo. 1900 - Intended as one volume from a series of 10. With ten biographies in English, Chinese and Japanese and 10 double-page colour woodcuts. Concertina sewn in the original black paper covers with label on upper cover. Creased and thumbed, paper a little yellowed. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Canal Scene

      New York:, undated [1900].. Fine/ . Fine condition. Original Charcoal on paper. Image size: 11 x 15 inches. Sheet size: 12 1/2 x 19 inches. The canal scene is an unusual departure from Charles Livingston Bull's animal and nature compositions, and quite unlike his other work found to date. Perhaps due to its geometric nature- it was an early study on perspective. Nevertheless, the confident use of tonality predicts his eventual command of charcoal as his desired medium for rendering any subject matter.

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        Pussies at Work

      1900. first edition. Before you saw this picture bookYou never would have guessedThat Cats could do all sorts of thingsAnd in such clothes be dressed…"WAIN, Louis. Pussies at Work. London: Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd, n.d, ca. 1900. Little Pets' Series. First edition. Small quarto (8 7/8 x 7 inches; 225 x 178 mm.). 16 pp. [including wrappers]. Six full-page color plates (including one duplicated on back cover). Ten textual illustrations printed in black and blue. Original glazed full-color pictorial stiff wrappers.A remarkably fine copy of a hitherto unrecorded Louis Wain title.The stories: Pussies at Work; The Cat Crew; Painting Pictures; Rubby, Scrubby; The School Mistress; The Carpenter Cat; The Nursemaid; The Kitchen Maid and Clever Cats.The six full color illustrations:1. [Ma Pussie mending a pair of trousers] (front cover).2. "Washing down the Deck"3. "The Artist."4. "Sawing a Plank."5. "Tommy in Trouble."6. "Washing down the Deck" (back cover).

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        Messieurs les Anglais. Dessins de E. Thélem

      Librairie Charles Delagrave 1900 - Texte de J. Sergius, 1 vol. in-4 format à l'italienne reliure de l'éditeur pleine percaline illustrée, Librairie Charles Delagrave, s.d. (circa 1900) ; 42 pp. et 1 f. n. ch. (table) Merveilleux ouvrage remarquablement illustré par Ernest Barthélemy Lem, dit Ernest Thélem (1869-1930). L'auteur aborde avec finesse et humour divers thèmes de la vie anglaise : le gentleman, uniformes et costumes, l'éducation, le ménage, hunting, shooting, racing, etc. (rel. frottée, parfait état intérieur). Langue: Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Landnamabok I-III

      København 1900 - The hardcover book is very good with shelfwear, bumped corners, browning to the pages and some wear to the binding. There is no dust jacket. A nice example of a very scarce resource. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Collected Works.] Warwick Edition

      Boston: Dana Estes & Co.,, [c. 1900]. 32 volumes, octavo. Bound in green half morocco, titles and one-line rules gilt, raised bands, marbled sides and endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Illustrated in colour and monochrome. Some slight wear to corners, otherwise a handsomely bound set in very good condition. The Warwick edition, number 201 of 1000 copies only. The latest and most handsome of no fewer than 25 multi-volume collections of Bulwer's complete novels issued in Britain and America between 1875 and 1900. One of the most prolific and successful Victorian authors, Bulmer was outsold only by Dickens, and only Dickens was more widely translated. He it was who persuaded Dickens to alter the denouement of Great Expectations, Dickens having earlier profited from his friendly rival by borrowing the ending of his French Revolutionary novel Zanoni for his Tale of Two Cities. Bulwer's coinage of the term "vril" in his dystopian satire, The Coming Race, one of the earliest English examples of science fiction, lives on in the name of the famous beef extract product Bovril (a composite of "bovine" and "vril"), and his line "The pen is mightier than the sword" has forever embedded itself in the language.

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        JOHN DORAN'S COMPLETE WORKS CONNOISSEUR EDITION (Cmplete 28 Volume Set) (Leather Bound)

      Francis Niccolls. Very Good;. c. 1900. Hardcover. Complete 28 volume set. Three quarter teal moroccan leather bound covers with 4 thick raised bands, gilt embossed floral spine decor, and marbled boards. Spines are sunned to brown. Covers are in Very Good condition. Boards and spines are straight. Bindings are tight. Gilt top edges in very good condition. Deckled fore edges. Marbled end sheets and paste downs still glossy. Two frontispieces per volume (one color engraving in each) protected by tissue. This is #27 of a limited edition of 150. Illustrated with many full page plates, all protected by tissue. Pages clean and appear unread. .

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        Deutschlands Heer und Flotte, in Wort und Bild; Germany`s Army and Navy, by Pen and Picture; Kunstlerisch dargestellt; Artistically Illustrated Nach den neuesten Quellen bearbeitet; Mit Originalbeitragen uber die deutsche Armee; Compiled from the Latest and Best Authorities; With Important Original Contributions on the German Army

      The Werner Company 1900 - Folio, 46 cm. Publisher's handsome pictorial boards. Hardcover. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. 3 preliminary leaves, 181 pages, color plates. Text in German & English. 41 chromolithographic plates + tissue guards. 11 prints on the navy (primarily battleships), 30 prints on the army (cavalry, railroads, telegraphs, etc.) ABPC 1974. Guide to American Color Plate Books, p. 97. (Whitman Bennett) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Indians of To-Day, Illustrated with Full-Page Portraits of Living Indians

      Chicago: Herbert S. Stone and Company, 1900. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Folio. pp [8], 185, with index, 55 plates from photographs by Rinehart. Original pictorial cloth, top edge gilt. Very slight bumping to lower corners, mild foxing to front endpapers, else fine. A native of New York, Grinnell had a deep interest in the life and culture of the Plains Indians, and made summer trips from the East to reservations, where he recorded Native American history and culture. "In 1895 President Grover Cleveland, aware of Grinnell's knowledge of Native American customs, had sent him as a special commissioner to help obtain a treaty with the Blackfoot and Fort Belknap Indians. Later, as President Roosevelt's personal emissary, he negotiated a land controversy on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota" (ANB). According to the Preface, this work was inspired by a visit to the Indian Congress held in Omaha in 1898 in conjunction with the Trans-Mississippi International Exposition, which stimulated among its white attendees "a desire to know more about [the Indians], their past and their present, and the outlook for their future." In response to this interest, he offers chapters on history, folklore, and customs, as well as life on the reservations and the character and role of Indian agents.

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        Autograph Manuscript Signed of his poem "Custer"

      N.p. [New York], n.d. [1900?] - When news of Little Big Horn spread, one of the first of many poems to appear was Edmund Clarence Stedman's "Custer", in the CHICAGO TRIBUNE of July 16, 1876. That version of Stedman's poem was among the first to give voice to the myth of the lion-maned young warrior who was cut down savagely by a "wolvish foe"; and that version was a much longer poem that this brief, 10-line elegy, no doubt written much later by a poet better informed by the truth. Now there is no blood-thirsty, savage foe -- but Custer's "deathless spirit" still manages to mount to the stars 8vo. Fair copy, one page, on a single sheet of personal letterhead. Slight toning at lower margin

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        Kampfszene. Bildteppich China. Stickerei in Seide und Goldfaden.

      1900 - Um 1900. Bildgrösse: 74x83 cm. Unter Glas gerahmt 74x83 cm. Goldrahmen mit Defekten.

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        Bildteppich asiatischer Raum Stickerei in Seide und Metallrondellen.

      1900 - Um 1900. Bildgrösse: 76x76 cm. Unter Glas gerahmt 88x88 cm. Stickerei mit wenigen Defekten. Stickerei mit wenigen Defekten.

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        Der moderne Schriftenmaler / Der praktische Schildermaler. Neue farbige Entwürfe im modernem Stil. Serie II. 22 Tafeln.

      Wien u.Leipzig, Verlag von Friedr. Wolfrum & Co., o.J. um 1900,. in-Folio, 22 lose Tafeln in glänzenden Farben (Chromolithographien), roter Stempel auf Vorderseite d. Tafeln, vorallem in der untere Margen bis leicht ins Bild hinein 'Gypserie Decorations Papiers Peints F. Dessouslavy, La Chaux-de-Fonds', lose Blätter in O.-Hlwd Mappe.. German publicity samples with 22 plates of signs and lettering.Plakative Bilder zur Werbung vieler Handwerke und Berufe. Vorhanden sind 22 Tafeln von 32. Liste vorhanden.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        "Benediktenwand bei Tölz". Blick über die Isar zur Benediktenwand.

      . Bleistift- und Kohlezeichnung, weiß gehöht und im Himmel leicht aquarelliert, von Wilhelm Jakob Hertling, rechts unten signiert und links bezeichnet, um 1900, 21 x 42 cm.. Thieme-Becker Bd. XVI, S. 558; Vollmer Bd. VI, S. 49; Münchner Maler Bd. III, S. 162. - W.J. Hertling war Schüler von E.J. von Steinle, A. Schreyer und A. Burger in Frankfurt sowie J. Wenglein in München. Er arbeitete seit 1900 fast nur noch als Zeichner und Aquarellist. Seine Motive fand er bevorzugt im Taunus, der Fränkischen Schweiz und dem Isartal. - Alt auf Karton aufgezogen und gerahmt.

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        Pierrot - Pierrot

      Burckardt's Nachfolger, Wissembourg, vers 1900. - Lithographie en couleurs réhaussée au pochoir, imprimée sur 3 feuilles accolées, 167 X 62 cm.

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        Souvenir de Moscou. Album mit 24 montierten Photochromen.

      Um 1900. - 27 x 34 cm. 24 montierten Photochromen. Formate: 22,5 x 19,5 cm. Lederalbum der Zeit mit Deckeltitel. Prachtvolles Album mit Photochromen von Moskau. Alle Bilder mit einkopierter Nummer mit "P.Z." am Ende sowie einer Legende auf Französisch und Russisch. – Mit Ansichten vom Kreml, der Basiliuskathedrale, Gesamtansichten etc. – Einband etwas berieben, Rücken und Ränder etwas geblichen. Innen vereinzelt mit leichten Bereibungen, sonst sehr gut erhalten. Album with 24 mounted photochrom views of Moscow in a contemp. full calf album. – Very good copy.

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        Compilation of Narratives of Exploration in Alaska April 18, 1900 Reported from the Committee on Military Affairs by Mr. Carter and Ordered to Be Printed.

      Government Printing Office, Washington - 1900, 1st Editon. () Very good, no dust jacket. 1p.l.,vii,3-856pp. Thick quarto. Illustrated with 33 plates and 27 folding maps. Original green cloth with blind stamped design on front and back cover and gilt lettering on spine. A clean, tight copy far superior to most copies. A.B. 18336 - "A collection of the principal narratives of US military exploring expeditions in Alaska from 1869 to 1899, assembled to facilitate a review of territory covered." Includes reports by Abercrombie, Allen, Petroff, Schwatka, Richardson, and Ray. The definitive compulation. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Poems of Alfred Lord Tennyson (Tennyson's Lyrics) - together with - In Memoriam, 2 volumes (Vale Press)

      London: Vale Press / Ballantyne Press / Hacon and Ricketts. 1900. First printing. Hardcover. Fine. 2 volumes, 1900. First printing of the Vale Press edition, beautifully printed by C. J. Holmes at the Vale Press (Ballantyne Press) with decorations by C. S. Ricketts, on handmade laid paper, bindings in marbled full maroon morocco with gilt titles, elaborately gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, by ZAEHNSDORF. In lovely condition. Other sellers reference these as having been printed in an edition of 320 copies, but our copies have no statement of limitation we could find.

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        Ian Hamilton's March

      London: Longmans, Green & Co.,, 1900. Together with Extracts from the Diary of Lieutenant H. Frankland a Prisoner of War at Pretoria. Octavo. Recent burgundy morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Frontispiece portrait, 9 maps and plans to the text, folding coloured map at the rear. Prelims slightly foxed, an excellent copy in a handsome binding. First edition, first printing, first issue. (Cohen) Publisher's records indicate that 5003 copies were printed. "The volume consists of 17 letters to the Morning Post, beginning with that of 31 March 1900 and concluding with that of 14 June …in contrast to London to Ladysmith, the texts of the originally published letters were more extensively revised and four letters were included which had never appeared in periodical form."

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Ian Hamilton's March. Together with Extracts from the Diary of Lieutenant H. Frankland a Prisoner of War at Pretoria

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1900., 1900. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Finely bound in recent burgundy half morocco with raised bands and gilt titles to spine, burgundy cloth boards, black end papers. Publisher's original gilt entitled spine and upper bound in at rear. Illustrated with portrait, 10 maps and plans (some folding). Publisher's original upper cover and spine bound in at rear. A fine copy. Woods [A5] Langworth [p58]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Ian Hamilton's March

      Longmans, Green & Co, London 1900 - Gilt lettered red cloth. Illustrated with maps and plans. Churchill's adventures during the Boer War. Foxing to prelims and outside edge. Cloth repaired at head and heel of spine. Inscription dated 1901 on first blank. Gilt worn on spine but still a solid copy. Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions, ABAC, ILAB]
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        An early, rare, and very visual Harry Houdini "challenge" broadside

      "Broadside, ""IMPORTANT. NOTICE. I offer $100.00 to any human being living that can escape from all the cuffs I carry, and from which I release myself ... (no place, c. 1900) 8.5"" x 11"". Light toning with two tape marks at center of top margin not affecting text, a few areas with slight ink bleed, marginal tears and partial folds expertly repaired on verso, else very good. An early broadside printed soon after vaudeville impresario Martin Beck discovered Houdini in 1899 and gave him his first big break. Billed as ""The Expert Handcuff Manipulator,"" Houdini also offered a ""$50.00 REWARD ... to any on that can escape form the Bean giant, but that offer is for the cuffs to be fastened behind the back."" The ""Bean Giant"" handcuffs were a favorite of Houdini's. He used them to challenge rival escape artists, even offering them the key, while of course understanding that the configuration of the keyhole would make it impossible for one to reach. The broadside is one of the earliest and most visual of its kind that we can locate and may be unique in its survival. This an early incarnation of what would become a common form of advertisement for Houdini's performances, challenging anyone, amateur or professional, to recreate his famous escapes. "

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        [Binding, Fine- Arts & Crafts] Fifty "Bab' Ballads

      London: George Routledge & Sons, Ca 1900. First edition thus. 12mo. Attractive Arts and Crafts binding (signed N.S.L. in rear dentelle. Full light brown crushed morocco with central inlaid stylized tulp and leaf pattern (light green), spine with blindstamped leaf patter and lettering. 317pp. AEG. Near fine.

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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        Binding, Fine- Arts & Crafts] Fifty "Bab' Ballads

      George Routledge & Sons Ca 1900, London - 12mo. Attractive Arts and Crafts binding (signed N.S.L. in rear dentelle. Full light brown crushed morocco with central inlaid stylized tulp and leaf pattern (light green), spine with blindstamped leaf patter and lettering. 317pp. AEG. Near fine. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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        Appointment Card for Susan B. Anthony.

      [Possibly unpublished in this format]. Undated. - A handwritten, signed card on 4 1/4 in. x 2 7/8 sheet of card stock, imprinted in blue: Executive Mansion, Washington. Reading: "Dear Miss Anthony-Impossible to give any time until this evening at 8-. Yours R. E. Cleveland". The card shows some age-related tanning. Written on the back in pencil: For Susan B. Anthony. Rose Elizabeth Cleveland, the sister of President Grover Cleveland, was First Lady, until the time of his marriage. Provenance: from the personal collection of our founder, Peter Keisogloff (1900-95). [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Mon village, ceux qui n’oublient pas

      Floury, Paris 1900 - 44 pages, 24,5 X 32 cm Edition originale sur papier courant il a été tiré 100 exemplaires de luxe. Format à l’italienne, reliure toile éditeur signée Engel, premier plat illustré, nom d’auteur et titre dorés, second plat illustré, gardes ornées d’un motif « papier peint » reprenant le coq gaulois, tranches rouges. Illustré de 16 illustrations pleine page en couleurs, dont la page de titre et 43 illustrations in texte. Il est joint un superbe ex-libris signé Hansi en noir et blanc. Exemplaire en parfait état. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: D'un livre l'autre]
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      Geo. M. Hill Co. 1900 - THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ, G.M. Hill, 1900, first edition (2nd issue binding with plain unserified type in red lettering as opposed to green), some wear to corner tips and spine extremities, some soiling to spine and covers, light silverfish damage to spine and rear cover, inner hinges strengthened, else a good or better collectible copy of this cornerstone work in the publishers original pictorial cloth binding with all plates bright and present and text block quite clean and in at least vg or better condition. Illustrated in color by W. W. Denslow. With reference to Bibliographia OZiana, this copy has all the issue points of state B, save that the full color plate facing page 34 is in the first state with the 2 dark blue dots present on the moons surface. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: THE FINE BOOKS COMPANY / A.B.A.A / 1979]
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        The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

      George M. Hill, Chicago 1900 - Needs rebinding. First Edition, State B. Main faults: The text block is detached from the binding; lacks the illustrated frontpaper, lacks 2 of the 24 color plates, being the plates at pages 138 and 150; 4 of the color plates are detached, 3 having edge chipping, but not affecting the color illustration. There was some light pencil scribbling on the backs of 5 blank pages, of which 4 erased very nicely just leaving a few unobtrusive scratches, but one blank page shows slight traces of pencil. The book has a somewhat musty aroma from being stored in a box in a garage. The covers and the spine are well attached, wityh a little fraying to the top and bottom edges of the spine. The coloring on the spine is very rubbed, with faded lettering. There is an early owner's inscription on the frontpaper, and a 2 inch closed tear to the bottom of the title page. Edition points: Page (2) doesn't have the surrounding box; page 14 first line "low wail of"; Page 8, fourth line from bottom "pieces"; Pages 110 and 186 have imperfect type towards the bottom lines; page 227 first line "While the woodman"; the last page is pasted onto the back cover; The title page is dated 1900 with an 1899 copyright date; the illustration at page 92 has the red shading on the horizon. The pages and the illustrations are mostly very clean, with some thumbing. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquarian Books of Boston]
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      1900 - Localidad: Tarragona. Tamaño del cartel: 107 x 285 cm. El cartel está en buenas condiciones.

      [Bookseller: llibresipapersantics]
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