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        Photographic Portrait mounted on the back of a Pocket Mirror

      [Circa 1900]. Small gold-colored filigree pocket mirror, with a mounted portrait of Eleanor Roosevelt at approximately fourteen years of age. The portrait is surrounded with tiny pearls, housed in a small, satin mesh string-tied bag. The mirror is cracked but is otherwise intact and stable, the portrait of Roosevelt and the rest of the mirror and bag are in fine condition. This mirror was presented by Eleanor Roosevelt to Jane Plimpton Plakias. She was a Vassar student who attended a leadership conference at Campobello, the Roosevelt's home in Maine, where she met the First Lady. Plakias later invited Roosevelt to Vassar to speak, and still later served with her on a Refugee Protection Plan. They became lifelong friends. Plakias appeared on a PBS documentary about Roosevelt. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Jack London Personal Typescript of Letters from His Archives [With Annotations]

      Jack London 1900-1915. () Very good. Octavo. Original typescript of letters and telegrams, 83 in total. Some toning to paper, appropriate with age. Few letters have some chipping to extremities. There are some letters with annotations, likely from the author or from Charmian Kittredge London. Typescript of letters sent to publishers, lawyers, and other associates including the Times Magazine, Vanity Fair, and Cosmopolitian Magazine. One of particular interest, a love letter to Charmian Kittredge dated in September 1903, only two months after leaving his first wife and their children. He would not be divorced until November 1904; he married Charmian in 1905. Great ephemera from the archives of a fantastic American journalist, most well known for the Call of the Wild, and White Fang..

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        Guide to the Great Siberian Railway.

      Ministry of Ways Communication, St. Petersburg 1900 - Scarce and massive guide to the substantially completed Trans-Siberian Railway, pride of the Tsar and all the Russias. Includes history, geography, economics and engineering histories of the various sections of track, with 4 folding maps (3 in color), three folding city plans, 5 "phototypes" (gravures - the title page calls for 2, but there are, in fact, 5, including 2 portraits & three pictures of the train), color plate on the tea trade, color section sub-title pages, "360 photo-gravures" (half-tone photos). Stout hardcover, full blue cloth, gilt titling. Shows some wear, spine ends frayed, edges & corners rubbed & frayed, stains to fore-edge of rear cover; waterstains to map edges, not severe; hinges tender, name opposite title page. Text clean; [2], 520 pages + 20 pages ads, color & b/w plates, maps, photos. Size: 7¼" by 10¼" [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Collection of Five Original Large Photos of Stanley Park, All Titled and Signed in Negative].

      Vancouver 1900 - Ca. 1900s. Five gelatin silver prints ca. 24,5x19,5 cm (9 ¾ x 7 ¾ in). All numbered, titled and signed "Photo Rosetti" in negative. Photos with minor holes on the margins, several with minor corner wear. Overall a very good collection. Interesting collection of large original photos of Stanley Park taken by Vancouver based Rosetti Studio. The images include a view of the "Lighthouse at First Narrows from E. Of Prospect Point," and four "forest" scenes depicting the park¿s interior, with romantic titles: "Light spangled cloisters of the high-arched woods," "Lights Flecked and Shafted," "Guardians of the pass, westward to Second beach," and "The Shimmering lights of Summery woods." Rosetti Photographic Studios was a Vancouver enterprise active in ca. 1909-1915. It was "owned and operated by Lionel Haweis and J.J. McCarthy (1910), then by Haweis and a co-proprietor named Ranier (1912-1915). One A.C. Williams is also listed as a proprietor in 1913" ("Camera Workers." online, vol. 2).

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        Cabinet Portrait of Emil Szittya

      (Around 1900.) - Uncredited photograph. Notes in pencil on verso in French. Collection stamp of Szittya and Joseph Kadar, the Hungarian-born painter and art collector on verso. 105 × 60 mm. Portrait of the twenty years old Emil Szittya. The note on the verso, presumably by Szittya himself reads "Szittya. Le poéte vagabond à 20 ans." This portrait has been exhibited at the show "Szittya Emil fest?i és írói munkássága" (Emil Szittya's Paintings and Writings) in Kassák Museum at Budapest in 1989. Emil Szittya (Émile, or Emile Lesitt, Emil Szytia, Oscar Ray, Karl Stammer, Verista; 1886-1964) was a Hungarian-born artist. As a very young men at age fourteen he started his wandering around Europe, on his travel he got friend with Lajos Kassák the outstanding Hungarian avantgardist, in Paris with the chief avant-garde artists of the time like Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, Henri Rousseau, Chaim Soutine and Blaise Cendrars with who they published the anarchist magazine "Les hommes nouveaux". In 1915 in Zürich he got acquainted with the leaders of the communist movement, Lenin and Trotsky, and also with the dadaists Tristan Tzara, Hans Richter and Hugo Ball. Numerous articles and essays were published by him in various art magazines, and he published several books on artists, his expressionist paintings were exhibited mostly posthumously. Uncredited photograph. Notes in pencil on verso in French. Collection stamp of Szittya and Joseph Kadar, the Hungarian-born painter and art collector on verso

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        The Voice of the People

      New York: Doubleday, Page. 1900. First. First edition. Spine tanned, slight fraying at the corners, near very good. Inscribed by the author. Author's third book, and the first to be published under her name. .

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        der goldene mittelweg. es gibt der narren zuviel auf der welt - als dass der weise recht erhielt. Original-Zeichnung.

      Ohne Ortsangabe, o. J. (um 1900-1910).. Original-Tusche-Farbzeichnung mit Goldfarben ausgemalt. Blattgröße ca. 41,8x50,7 cm. Ein junger Narr betrachtet einen Renaissance-Dichter (ev. stellt Diez hier Erasmus von Rotterdam dar). Verso mit Bleistiftnotiz: Julius Diez Original (..) Jugend (wohl von fremder Hand). Originalentwurfszeichnung für die Jugend! Julius Diez (*8.9.1870 Nürnberg; 15.5.1957 München) war Dramatiker, Maler, Zeichner, Grafiker u.a. auch für die Jugend. Er gewann 1905 den 2. Preis im Preisausschreiben um Reklameentwürfe für Gemeinschaftswerbung von Ludwig Stollwerck und Otto Henkell. Diez studierte an der Kunstgewerbeschule München und an der Kunstakademie München bei Gabriel von Hackl und Rudolf von Seitz. An beiden Instituten lehrte er später selbst als Professor - ab 1907 an der Kunstgewerbeschule, ab 1925 an der Kunstakademie, deren zweiter Präsident er war. Schon in jungen Jahren war er Mitarbeiter und einer der Hauptillustratoren der "Jugend - Münchner illustrierte Wochenschrift für Kunst und Leben ", arbeitete aber auch für den "Simplicissimus". Außerdem war er Präsident der "Münchner Sezession". Zeitweise arbeitete er zusammen mit Richard Dehmel. Für den Verlag Schafstein & Co. (später Schaffstein) illustrierte Diez das Bilderbuch "Miaulina" (1902) und fertigte Bilder zu "Knecht Ruprecht", "Hänschen an den Weihnachtsmann" und "Der getreue Eckart". - Auf brüchigem, stärker gebräuntem und teils randrissigem Skizzenkarton. - Julius Diez was one of the most famous German artists of the Jugendstil (Art Nouveau) epoch. He studied at the Munich School of Applied Arts and at the Munich Academy (1888-1892). He first dedicated himself mainly to illustration and soon created a unique style of drawing. Since the founding of the Munich weekly magazine "Jugend" (1896) Diez was the most popular collaborator of this paper.

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        Royal Naval & Military Bazaar Organized by Charles Peter Little In Aid of H.R.H Princess Christian's Homes for Disabled Soldiers & Sailors. On June 19.20.21 1900 Souvenir Being a Collection of Sketches & Drawings

      The Dangerfield Printing Company Ltd, 1900, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fair Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First EditionLiterary Contributions by Harold Begbie, Walter Besant, Guy Boothby, F. C. Burnand & John Strange Winter. With 31 full page plates. Not paginated. Covers worn and browned around edges Size: 370mm Tall, Folio. Previous owner's signature in ink on front free endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-1.499 kilos. Category: Art & Design; 19th century; Military & Warfare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 6043.

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        Nantes en dix-neuf cent. -

      Emile Grimaud et Fils 1900 -, Nantes - 1 volume. In-4 133 pp. Reliure demi-maroquin marron à coins. Dos 4 à nerfs sautés mosaïqués en couleurs et date dorée en queue. Tête dorée. Couverture conservée. Intérieur parfait. Édition illustrée de 59 compositions dessinées, gravées et imprimées par Auguste Lepère. Excellent état. TIRAGE LIMITE à 220 exemplaires. Celui-ci un des 200 exemplaires numérotés en chiffres Arabes, imprimé pour M. Pelay. Très complet de tous les documents de souscription du livre. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La peinture décorative en France du XIe au XVIe siècle. Deuxième édition.

      Librairies-Imprimeries Réunies sans date vers 1900, Paris, - XIX- 60 planches en couleurs accompagnées d?une ou deux pages de texte, en feuilles sous cartable demi-percaline rouge de l?éditeur. Charnière en partie fendue, intérieur en parfait état.

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        EL TEATRO. Revista mensual ilustrada.

      - Del nº 1 al 63. Madrid, Noviembre de 1900 a Diciembre de 1905. 5 volúmenes 24x30, 16p. cada revista. Gran cantidad de grabados, fotografías, retratos en negro y color. de representaciones, actores y gente del mundo del teatro. Papel couché. Enc. en holandesa piel de época. (33401).

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        [Poster]: Base Ball! Alumni vs College Tuesday, June 26 at 3 P M on the Oval See the Daily Dartmouth for Names of Players

      [Hanover, New Hampshire: Dartmouth College. 1900]. Poster or broadside. 15.5" x 21.5". Several old folds, some modest paper remnants on the verso (presumably removed from an album), some small chips and tears, a large, attractive, and presentable good example. Shrinkwrapped and mounted on foamcore. .

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        The Studio. Vols XIX, XX(1900); XXIV(1901); XXV, XXVII(1902); XXVIII, XXX(1903); XXXIV-XXXVI(1905); XXXVII, XXXIX, Year-Book(1906); XL-XLII, Year-Book(1907); XLIV, XLV, Year_Book(1908); L(1910). With 10 vols special numbers; together 31 vols.

      London/ Paris/ New York, Offices of The Studio, 1900-1910.. Half leather, 4°, every vol ca 300 pp, with many plates and illustrations; -all covers damages, spines damaged, bindings and paper in good condition.. The special numbers are: Carot and Millet (1902); The Gardens of England in the Southern&Western Counties (1907); Royal Scottish Academy (1907); The Brothers Maris (1907); The Art-Revival in Austria (1906); The old Water Colour Society 1804-1904 (1905); Daumier and Cavarol (1906); The Mansions of England in the olden Time (1906).

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        PRAKTISCHER LEITFADEN FÜR BUNTBUCHDRUCK

      Verlag von J. Müller, Berlin 1900 - 4to. original cloth, boards with rounded edges, decorated endpapers. x, 48, (38), with 3 additional leaves. Ein wirkliches Hilfsbuch für den Farbendruck und die Farbenmischung im Buchdruck nach jahrelangen praktischen Erfahrungen und Versuchen bearbeitet und herausgegeben von J. [Practical Guide for Color Book Printing.]. A book meant to give "those printers and pressmen who have little opportunity for on-the-job training in this branch [i.e. color printing] a way of doing all color printing, of whatever sort, effectively and with full assurance of a good result, and of mixing colors for the work at hand correctly and efficiently" (pp.vii-viii). A brief chapter on the theory of color is followed by chapters on color jobbing printing, printing of multicolored illustrations, and halftone three- and four-color printing. Following this is an explanation of the color tables and then the tables: thirty-three tables of color samples composed and arranged by various methods, four plates of the same picture in different color combinations, and several examples of monochromatic halftone illustration. Tables 1-3 display seventy-two standard colors. Tables 4-33 form a coherent set of colors and color combinations using inks supplied by Berger & Wirth. There are about 600 colors presented in related groups in finely nuanced sequences, including various degrees of gloss. Inks or mixtures used are identified for each color. Each color sample also appears in three degrees of brightness: the solid color, the color in thick parallel lines alternating with thin white lines (imitating dark halftone), and the color in thin lines alternating with white (light halftone), making 1,800 color possibilities in all! A bright copy. An eight page brochure which is supposed to be in a pocket in the back is not present. Remnant of paper label at bottom of spine. Preliminary pages foxed. original cloth, boards with rounded edges, decorated endpapers [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Hon. C. J. Rhodes.

      ca. 1900, original photograph, 19,7 x 14,5 cm. KEYWORDS:south africa

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        Autograph booklet from the September 1900 Institute of Journalists annual conference in London, signed by a young Winston Churchill and 28 other of his fellow journalists

      London, September 1900. Booklet. This early and noteworthy Churchill signature dates from September 1900. It is found in an autograph booklet signed by 29 journalists attending The Annual Conference of the Institute of Journalists in London. Among the signatures is that of Winston Churchill. In September 1900, Winston Churchill was just 26 years old, a soldier and war-correspondent who had yet to hold elected office. On 8 September 1900, Churchill wrote to his mother, Lady Randolph: "My dear Mamma, I am sorry not to be able to come until Wednesday morning, but I thought it better to attend the Annual Dinner of the Conference of the Institute of Journalists, at which I have been invited to reply for the war-correspondents. It is a good thing now and again to make a speech unconnected with politics and it is also a good thing, and oppportunity not to be missed, to speak before the writers of Great Britain. I hope you will make my apologies to Lady Sassoon. I shall have four days at Alvie before I go south to Oldham, and I am looking forward very much to seeing something of you." (R. Churchill, Companion Volume I, Part 2, p.1197) We have found no record that preserves Churchill's remarks at the Annual Dinner, but his autograph here certainly proves that he did attend. Churchill's time as a war correspondent proved fateful. Less than a month after he signed this booklet, on 1 October 1900, Churchill won his first seat in Parliament in the so-called "khaki election". Churchill had returned from the Boer War only in July 1900, spending the summer campaigning hard in Oldham and capitalizing on his capture and daring escape, and war dispatches from South Africa. It was a still very 19th Century Churchill who left this signature in this autograph book. After the election, Churchill would leave for his first North American lecture tour. While Churchill was abroad, Queen Victoria died, and the end of her 64-year reign also closed Churchill's Victorian career as a cavalry officer and war correspondent adventurer. Churchill returned to England in February 1901 to take his seat in Parliament and begin a 60-year career as one of the 20th Century's great statesmen. The autograph booklet bearing the signatures measures 8 x 6.5 inches and is bound in grey paper wrappers with four ivory pages within that feature gilt lines, rules, and decorations. The signatures appear on the blank front cover, front cover verso, and first page recto. Inked at the head of the front cover in three lines is "The Institute of Journalists | Annual Conference in London | 1900". Churchill's full signature is the twelfth of thirteen on the front cover, in the firm and more youthfully rounded script characteristic of his early signatures. The ink is mildly age-toned but quite distinct. The booklet is in excellent condition, the covers clean, complete, and firmly attached and showing only trivial wear along the hinge, the ivory pages within modestly age-toned. The booklet is protected within a removable, archival mylar sleeve.

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        ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH OF MAJOR H. H. WRIGHT'S COLORED REGIMENT, PHILIPPINE-AMERICAN WAR BY PHELPS COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHER

      c. 1900. Photograph. Provenance: Rex Arrowsmith, renowned Santa Fe Native American art dealer. Original gelatin silver print photograph. 6.5" x 8.25" in 13" x 16" frame. Photo has a crease that runs vertically through the left side but overall very good condition. Written on back of photograph "Major H. H. Wright's Colored Regiment". Stamped "Phelps Commercial Photographer..." .

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        Annals of the Astrophysical Observatory of the Smithsonian Institution, Volume I [ Alexander Graham Bell's Copy ]

      Washington: Government Printing Office, 1900. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. First Edition. vii, [1-blank], 266 pages. Foldouts, illustrations. Originally issued in wraps (and apparently a cloth edition as well) there were 2 special copies produced that we are aware of, both of which we've handled. The first was for made Langley, the founder of the Observatory. The second (this copy) was for Alexander Graham Bell who was on the board at the time. Both were done in special leather bindings, with the Smithsonian seal on the front cover, title of the volume, and the person to whom the copy was presented in the lower right corner. This copy has been rebacked to match the Langley copy, and has wear to the leather overall, several pieces of leather replaced, and some loss to the gold gilt lettering. This copy was presented to "DOCTOR ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL, Member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Regents, Smithsonian Institution", so embossed in gold lettering lower right on the front board. There are no annotations internally that we can find by Bell, nor any other ownership marks, but it was clearly his copy. (from the SAO website) : 'It was not until 1890 that SAO was founded by Samuel Pierpont Langley, the Institution's third Secretary, primarily for studies of the Sun. Langley is remembered today as an aeronautical pioneer, but he was trained as an astronomer and was the first American scientist to perceive "astrophysics" as a distinct field. Langley invented the bolometer and studied infrared radiation from the Sun. He foreshadowed modern concerns about climate change by searching for links between solar and terrestrial phenomena.' A nice addition to any collection of books on astronomy or related to Alexander Graham Bell. Hard Cover.

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        Elementary Brushwork Studies.

      London/Liverpool, George Philip & Son (& Nephew), 1900.. Oblong Quarto. 11 pages of text and XXIV plates with explanations. 4 pages in the rear: "List of Materials for Brushwork, specially selected and approved by Miss Yeats" as well as advertising for othe rpublications by Miss Yeats. Original Hardcover (brown cloth with lettering to front cover). Extraordinarily excellent condition with only minor signs of wear (corners slightly bumped). Interior fresh and bright. Titlepage and second page with minor folding signs. Wonderful and rare publication !. Elizabeth Corbet Yeats (11 March 1868 - 16 January 1940), known as Lolly, was born at 23 Fitzroy Road, London. She was the daughter of the Irish artist John Butler Yeats and sister of W. B., Jack and Susan Mary "Lily" Yeats. She trained and worked as an art teacher and was a member of William Morris's circle in London before her family returned to Dublin in 1900. Yeats wrote and created the artwork for "Elementary Brush-Work Studies" (published in 1900), an educational book that teaches young children the technique of painting flowers and plants using her simple method. At the suggestion of Emery Walker, who worked with Morris on the Kelmscott Press, Yeats studied printing with the Women's Printing Society in London. In Dublin, she accepted the invitation to join Evelyn Gleeson to form the Dun Emer Guild along with Lily, who was an embroiderer. Yeats managed the Dun Emer Press from 1902. The Press was located at Runnymede, the house of Evelyn Gleeson. (This house, located in Dundrum, was later renamed Dun Emer. It has since been demolished.) This was set up with the intention of training young women in bookbinding and printing. In 1908, she and her brother William started the Cuala Press, publishing over 70 books including 48 by the poet. Yeats was the first commercial printer in Ireland to work exclusively with hand presses. (Wikipedia)

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        An Island in Hong Kong.

      No date. (circa1900). - Attractive watercolour. Signed FWB in the bottom right corner. Inscribed in pencil on the reverse of the frame "An Island in Hong Kong Painted by Rob Robinson". It appears likely that the painting depicts the south central part of Lantau with its high peaks and rocky uneven coastline. In wooden gold frame. Framed 38.5 x 46.5cm. Visible image 17.7 x 25.2cm. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The College-Bred Negro: Report of a Social Study Made Under the Direction of Atlanta University; Together with the Proceedings of the Fifth Conference for The Study of the Negro Problems Held at Atlanta University, May 29-30, 1900

      Atlanta: Atlanta University Press. 1900. First. First edition. Octavo. 115, [3]pp. Printed blue wrappers a trifle soiled with slight erosion of the paper on the unprinted spine. A nice, near fine copy of an important study that includes the first published bibliography of the literature and history of the American Negro. One of a number of studies conducted by Du Bois at Atlanta University. .

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        Framed Signed Postcard

      1900. unbound. Black-and-white Tucks "Rotograph" postcard photograph measuring 5 x 3.25 inches, no place, no date, circa 1900, signed "Sir Henry Irving." Beautifully matted in tan, white, and brown; set in a brown and gold beaded frame measuring 15.5 x 13 inches. Fine condition. English stage actor of the Victorian era, known as an actor-manager because he took complete responsibility for the supervision of sets, lighting, direction, and casting, as well as playing the leading role in his productions. He was the first actor to be awarded a knighthood.

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        Jaipur City Palace.

      ca. 1900, albumen print on mount, 27,6 x 20,3 cm. KEYWORDS:india/jaipur.

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        1900 Paris (miniature photo locket)

      NP n/d - 1/2" x 3/4" metal binding in decorative gold. Illustrated with five b/w photographs of Paris mounted on plates of thin gold-covered metal. Delightful 1900 miniature Paris book. Very good condition. Rare.

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        Neue Glasmalereien und Kunstverglasungen im modernen Stil Serie 1

      Friedr. Wolfrum & Co. Verlag für Architektur und Kunstgewerbe Wien und Leipzig, um 1900,. 44 S., enthält 44 von 48 Tafeln Originalentwürfe in Faksimile-Aquarellen (Tafeln 1, 24, 29 und 32 nicht enthalten), 37 x 48 cm, Mappe beschädigt, ohne Rücken, 4 Tafeln fehlen, kleiner schwarzer Tintenfleck auf Tafel 5, 13 cm langer Riß auf Tafel 9, 1 cm langer Riß auf Tafel 33.

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        Le Vieux Papier. Société Archéologique, Historique et artistique.

      Paris - 1900 - 2006. Rare ensemble de 298 bulletins de la revue "le vieux papier". N° 16, 28, 35 à 39, 44, 45, 53, 55, 56, 58 à 60, 62 à 98, 102, 105, 107 à 109, 112, 119, 125, 126, 128, 130, 132-133, 137 à 140, 143, 145 à 154, 156 à 162, 164 à 342, 344 à 355, et 3 numéros de tables. La société " Le vieux papier" réunit des collectionneurs de documents sur papier, son domaine est donc des plus étendus, les thèmes étudiés et publiés par ses membres sont: images populaires, cartes à jouer, cartes postales, gravures estampes, menus, ex-libris, photographies. Les bulletins sont donc une source de renseignements et de références abondamment illustrées. L'ensemble est présenté dans 11 chemises et étuis de toile rouge. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Son of the Wolf

      Houghton, Mifflin and Company, Boston and New York 1900 - First edition of the author's first book, first issue binding without periods around ampersand on spine, two front free leaves, full stop after date on copyright page, broken "t" in "might" on page 147 last line, printer's imprint on page 252, two blank final leaves, frontispiece illustration by Maynard Dixon with tissue guard, octavo, original dark grey cloth with strap decoration and titles to boards and spine in silver, iv-viii-251 pages, a very good copy with sticker residue on both sides endpages. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Binding, Fine- Guild of Women Binders, Unsigned] Paolo & Francesca

      London: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1900. Ninth Edition. Superb full calf binding, undoubtedly by the Guild of Women Binders, and having come from a collection of books bound by the Guild, though unsigned as often found with Guild binders. Attractive center oval blindstamped and gilt-ruled and stipled design on front cover extending upward and downward and ending in gilt blossom designs. Very attractive spine with lengthwise long stem design and innovative lettering, gilt designs on dentelles. Unobtrusive and fait water marks present, though not detracting.

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        Collection of eight reports concerning the Boxer Rebellion and railway construction in China Collection of eight reports concerning the Boxer Rebellion and railway construction in China

      London: HMSO, 1898-, 1900. Thick foolscap folio, bound together in half black roan with gilt lettering. Manchurian railway and the Russians. Collection of eight British Parliamentary reports concerning the Boxer Rebellion and its attendant circumstances, especially railway construction in China and Manchuria, including the involvement of foreign governments including Russia:Correspondence Respecting the Affairs of China. Presented to both Houses of Parliament... April 1898. ix, 65 pp.Despatch of Her Majesty's Ambassador at St. Petersburgh, inclosing an agreement concluded between the Chinese government and the Russo-Chinese Bank for the construction of the Manchurian Railway. Presented to both Houses of Parliament... March 1898. 9 pp.Correspondence Respecting the Affairs of China. Presented to both Houses of Parliament... March 1899. xxiv, 360 pp.Correspondence between Her Majesty's Government and the Russian Government with regard to their respective railway interests in China. Presented to both Houses of Parliament... June 1899. viii, 91 pp., with errata leaf.Further Correspondence Respecting the Affairs of China. Presented to both Houses of Parliament... March 1900. xxiii, 411 pp., map.Correspondence with the United States Government respecting foreign trade in China. Presented to both Houses of Parliament... April 1900. xvi, 115 pp.Reports from Her Majesty's Minister in China respecting events at Peking. Presented to both Houses of Parliament... December 1900. [ii], 60 pp.Correspondence respecting the Anglo-German Agreement of October 16, 1900, relating to China. Presented to both Houses of Parliament... December 1900. [ii], 8 pp.

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        Deutschlands Heer und Flotte in Wort und Bild. Germany's Army and Navy by Pen and Picture. 1899.

      The Werner Company, Akron, OH 1900 - Book. Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall. Text in German and English, with one column on each page devoted to each. Original pictorial cloth. 17.5 by 13.5 inches (44 by 35 cm); [8], 181 pp., with 42 fine, bright chromolithographic plates of military costume, ships, and troops on parade, drilling, on horseback, reconnoitering and scouting, bivouacking, in the field and barracks, engineering -- in short, these are far more than static costume illustrations but rather ones that depict action scenes. Published by Werner, which was a leading German American publisher in the late nineteenth century that began by publishing a German newspaper in the U.S. This, being a bilngual publication, was perhaps the company's most opulent book that clearly was aimed at appealing to Teutonic patriotism of the immigrant community well before the First World War squelched this type of fervor. Similar chromolithography "Wort und Bild" books were also being published in Germany itself, such as ones celebrating the Franco-Prussian War,yet this particular title is artistically superior to much of the genre. It might also be observed that the genre was not unique to German culture. (I.e. Ogden's Uniforms of the Army, depicting American army costume throughout the nineteenth century, published just a few years earlier.) Again, for dynamism and beauty of the image, this title is hard to beat. Some binding wear, and joints repaired at extremities. Interior is tight and extraordinarily clean. Plates are pristine, and even the tissue guards may be described so. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Siegelsammlung.

      (Hannover) 1900 - 30,5x26,5 cm; 30,5x2 cm. Leder d. Zt. mit goldgeprägtem Deckeltitel "Siegelsammlung". Halbleinen-Mappe d. Zt. und einfacher Papp-Karton, jeweils mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren. Ein Abguss zerbrochen, 3 Papiersiegel lose. Insgesamt sehr gut erhalten. Sammlung von 194 Lacksiegeln und 41 Siegelabgüssen sowie zahlreichen Stempelabdrucken und Papiersiegeln. In 1 Sammelband, 1 Mappe mit losen Blättern und lose in 1 Karton. Schöne Sammlung von Abdrucken und Abgüssen verschiedenster Stempel des Hauses Hannover. Enthält Hannoversche und Braunschweigische Staatssiegel, Siegel der Hofämter, Amtsiegel von Gerichten, Städten, Post- und Telegraphenämtern etc. Die Abgüsse wurden, soweit bezeichnet, von Urkunden des 14. Jahrhunderts abgenommen. 1.100 gr. Leder d. Zt. mit goldgeprägtem Deckeltitel "Siegelsammlung". Halbleinen-Mappe d. Zt. und einfacher Papp-Karton, jeweils mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: P. u. P. Hassold OHG]
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        Original Drawing. Babylolia.

      [c.1900?] Ink, pencil & watercolour on thin paper, with Crane's illustrated signature at lower left corner. Mounted on cream card. 22 x 28.5cm.A baby boy holding a rattle sits on a cushion alongside two dogs and a host of toys. He is in front of a globe with imaginary locations including the Bay of Milkolia and Lollipopolis. Mother (to the left) and father (to the right) overlook the globe and child from above. The title,

      [Bookseller: Jarndyce Rare Books]
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        Savrola

      London: Longmans, Green & Co.,, 1900. A Tale of the Revolution in Laurania. Octavo, original green cloth, title gilt to the spine, and to the upper board with "signature" block, black surface-paper endpapers. A little rubbed rubbed, lightly restored on the joints and hinges, pale toning and a scatter of foxing, about very good First UK edition, second state with the title page a cancel without copyright details verso. Inscribed on the half-title; "from Winston S. Churchill, 16.2.28". Churchill's only novel, and his "first book, in the sense that it was well started before the Malakand Campaign got under way" (Woods, Artillery of Words, p.56). Summoned north by Sir Bindon Blood, Churchill declared the novel "indefinitely shelved". A melodramatic tale of a liberal revolution in an autocratic Mediterranean state, "the novel is at once a political testament and a writing-out of a stage of personal development" (p.60).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Sister Carrie

      New York: Doubleday, Page & Co.,, 1900. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine and upper board in black. In a brown quarter morocco slipcase and chemise. Binding very lightly rubbed and marked, hinges cracked, spotting to endpapers. A very good copy. First edition, first printing.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        SAVROLA A Tale of the Revolution in Laurania

      London: Longman Green and Co.. Very Good-. 1900. First Edition. Hardcover. Wear to extremities. Slight staining to front board. Some foxing. Binding loose at front free endpaper and front hinge started; In original green cloth. Gilt title and facsimile signature to front board. Churchill's first full length novel, originally serialized in Macmillan's Magazine ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 345 pages .

      [Bookseller: Complete Traveller Antiquarian Bookstore]
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        Italien - Venedig-Konvolut, bestehend aus 19 handkolorierten Fotografien.

      um 0, Venedig, - Original Fotografie auf Karton. Venedig, um 1900. meist 19 x 23,6 cm. Leicht angestaubt, Karton etw. gewellt, z. T. mit Titel. - Exzellente Farbfotos. Deutsch [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        Daniel und Melanie oder Die bösen Negerlein

      München, Braun und Schneider ca 1900.. und andere lustige Geschichten in Bildern und Versen, Erstauflage, EA, 40 S., 4° EA. Pappband, Leinenrücken, farbig durchgehend illustriert, Einband begriffen und etwas fleckig, untere Kante mit ausgebesserter Fehlstelle, fachgerecht rest. , sonst guter Zustand

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchseite]
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