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        Crises in South Africa

      Stanford, London 1900 - Stanford;s New Map of the Orange Free State, the southern part of the South African Republic, the northern frontiers of the Cape Colony, Natal, Basutoland, and Delagoa Bay in Portuguese East Africa. 1899. Cover title: Stanford's new large scale map to illustrate the crisis in South Africa Oct 1899 WITH Southern Extension of Stanford's New Map of the Orange Free State and the Southern Tip of the South African Republic. Cover title: Stanford's new large scale map of the seat of war in South Africa. sheet 2. Folding linen backed maps in orig board covers & labels. Each sheet 27 x 39 in. 16 mi to the in. Both maps vg+ w. slightly faded cover. Sheet two shows both the Eastern Cape and all British controlled southern Africa on a scale of 94 mi to the in. Sheet on Oct 10, 1899 and sheep 2 Jan 9, 1900. Both Stanford London.

      [Bookseller: Trophy Room Books]
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        La spedizione di S.A.R. il Duca degli Abruzzi al Monte Sant'Elia (Alaska) - 1897

      Hoepli, Milano 1900 - Illustrata da Vittorio Sella. A beneficio delle Guide Alpine Italiane. 34 tavole, 4 panorami fuori testo, alcune ripiegate. Illustrazioni nel testo. Tasca editoriale con allegate 2 carte ripiegate. Legatura tela editoriale. Titoli in oro al piatto e al dorso. Formato cm. 20x28,5. Pagg. XVII, 284. Lievi segni al dorso. Ottimo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ARABIAN NIGHTS [&] SUPPLEMENTAL NIGHTS The Book of a Thousand Nights and a Night in 17 Volumes

      Printed by the Burton Club for private subscribers, c. 1900. Limited numbered Samara edn (507 [&] 512 of 1000). Tall 8vo. Original uniform gilt and silver decorated blind-ruled black cloth, top edges gilt (edges lightly scuffed and rubbed; some boards lightly marked - otherwise a bright VG set). Pp. various, illus with b&w plates with tissue guards (no inscriptions).

      [Bookseller: Rothwell & Dunworth Ltd]
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        Sochineniia A. S. Pushkina. Polnoe sobranie v odnom tome. Izdano pod redaktsiei P. V. Smirnovskogo. S portretom Pushkina, ego biografiei, faksimile, vidom pamiatnika i risunkami M. Mikhailova i N. Denisova [Works of A. S. Pushkin. Complete in one volume, edited by P. V. Smirnovskii. With Pushkin's portrait, his biography, a facsimile, view of the monument and drawings by M. Mikhailov and N. Denisov]

      Moscow: Izdanie knigoprodavtsa A. A. Panafidina, 1900. Large octavo (26 × 18 cm). Publisher's decorative gilt-stamped blue cloth; [I], III-XI, [I], III-XLVII, [1], 3-1202, [2], 3-575, [1], 1207-1215 pp; engraved frontis and reproduction of the Pushkin memorial in Moscow; [34] leaves of plates by M. Mikhailov and N. Denisov. Spine faded; corners scuffed; front hinge starting; text evenly toned and with occasional nicks to fore and lower edge; overall a good or better copy. Second edition of one of the many collected works of Pushkin issued on the centennial of his birth, here containing the complete lyrics, longer poems, prose works and historical writings, as well as numerous letters and a brief biographical introduction. See Fomin 3 (Puschkiniana 1900-1910). Also see our inventory for the first edition (1899). Not in KVK, OCLC, which shows only two copies of a similar edition, also edited by Smirnovskii, but published by F. Pavlenkov.

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        SPEECHES AND ADDRESSES OF WILLIAM McKINLEY FROM MARCH 1, 1897 TO MAY 30, 1900 Inscribed to a Nobel Peace Prize Winner and Future Vice President

      Doubleday & McClure Co., New York 1900 - Bound in 3/4 brown morocco and marbled boards with a gilt-decorated spine. Frontispiece engraved portrait of McKinley. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the first blank as President: "For Hon./Charles G. Dawes,/with sincere regards/William McKinley/Aug. 6, 1900." Books inscribed by McKinley are fairly scarce, in no small part because he was assassinated at the beginning of his second term in 1901, and those with any association value are extremely scarce. Highlights of his administration include the annexation of Hawaii and the Spanish-American War. Charles G. Dawes managed the Illinois portion of William McKinley's bid for the Presidency in 1896. Following McKinley's election, Dawes was rewarded for his efforts by being named Comptroller of the Currency, United States Department of the Treasury. Dawes left the Department of the Treasury in order to pursue a seat in the U.S. Senate, but McKinley's assassination disrupted his bid. He was appointed in 1921 by President Warren G. Harding as the first Director of the Bureau of the Budget. For his work on the Dawes Plan, a program to enable Germany to restore and stabilize its economy after the war, Dawes shared the Nobel Peace Prize in 1925. He was elected Vice President of the United States under Calvin Coolidge in 1924, with whom he had a tempestuous relationship. As far as we know, Dawes is the only Vice President to write a pop standard, "It's All in the Game," recorded by Isaac Hayes, Nat "King" Cole, Barry Manilow, Van Morrison, Elton John, and many others. Rubbing to the joints, particularly the front which is still tight. Old dampstain to the heel of the spine extending to the covers with no effect on the contents. Very Good and a superb association copy [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        The Vision; or Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise

      New York: Thomas Y Crowell & Co. c. 1900. Translated by the Rev. H. F. Cary, AM. Octavo: [iv] vii-x, [1], 452; with frontispiece and 23 original plates. Includes Cary's 1814 Preface and A Chronological View of the Age of Dante, in addition to Cary's notes on the text. Fine copy with bright gilt and tight page block. Housed in original publisher's green cloth box and dust jacket; original publisher's gray cloth binding, with blind stamping and gilt lettering to spine and front cover; gilt to page edges. An attractive copy of Dante's Divine Comedy, with the 1814 translation by H.F. Cary and illustrations by Gustave Dore. One of the world's great masterpieces and a foundational text of Italian literature. The Comedy took over a decade for Dante to write, he worked on it in exile, having been sent out of his native Florence in 1302, when his political faction fell out of favor. The work's genius was quickly recognized -- Boccaccio himself was so obsessed with it that he was responsible for adding the prefix "Divine." With Cary's translation to English blank verse, the poetry of Dante's original work became accessible in England and America for the first time, influencing countless more authors, from Ezra Pound and James Joyce, to Jorge Luis Borges. "Of all the translators of Dante...Mr. Cary is the most successful; and we cannot but consider his work as a great acquisition to the English reader. It is executed with a fidelity almost without example" (Friedrich). Includes attractive plates from Gustave Dore, a premier illustrator of the period who brought Dante's work visually to life. Report of the Dante Society, 39. The American Alighieri, 70-73. Catalogue of English Books, 200. Dante's Fame Abroad, 284. Fine in Fine dust jacket. Fine in Fine dust jacket.

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        Aus dem Stift Kremsmünster - Original-Radierungen in Original-Mappe

      - Kunstmappe von Gabriele Murad-Michalkowsi mit dem Titel "Aus dem Stift Kremsmünster". Diese Mappe umfasst 6 Original-Radierungen sowie - als Beigabe dieser Sonderausgabe - eine farbige Beilage (Beschriftet als: Rosenkranzmadonna, Marienkapelle). Alle 7 Blätter sind signiert, in ordentlichem Zustand, nur das erste Blatt ist gegilbt bzw. lichtrandig. Format der Mappe 45,5 x 31 cm. -- Um 1900. Die Mappe stammt aus dem Vorlass eines Botschafters i. R. (aus dem Familienbesitz). - Bankverbindungen in Österreich und Deutschland. Weitere Fotos gerne per Mail. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Waverly Novels, Wtih Illustration, Set of 25 Waverly, Guy Mannering, Anticuary, Black Dwarf & a Legend of Montrose, Old Mortality, Rob Roy, Heart of Midlothian, Bride of Lammermoor, Ivanhoe, Monastery, the Abbott, Kenilworth, the Pirate, Fortunes of Nigel, Peveril of the Peak, Quentin Durward,

      Peter Fenelon Collier(1900). ; Waverly, Guy Mannering, Anticuary, Black Dwarf & A Legend of Montrose, Old Mortality, Rob Roy, Heart of Midlothian, Bride of Lammermoor, Ivanhoe, Monastery, The Abbott, Kenilworth, The Pirate, Fortunes of Nigel, Peveril of the Peak, Quentin Durward, St. Ronans Well, Red Gauntlet, Woodstock or The Cavalier, The Fair Maid of Perth or St. Valentines Day, Anne of Geierstein or The Maiden of the Mist, Count Robert of Paris, The Talisman a Tale of the Crusaderes, The Betrothed & The Highland Widow, The Surgeons Daughter & Dangerous Castle, Very Good with no dust jacket

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        Bull Run To Bull Run; Or, Four Years in the Army Of Northern Virginia. Containing A Detailed Account Of The Career And Adventures Of The Baylor Light Horse, Company B, Twelfth Virginia Cavalry, C. S. A.

      B. F. Johnson Publishing Company, Richmond, Virginia. 1900 - Dark blue blind stamped cloth cover with a vignette of a cavalryman and sword. Very minor wear to top and bottom of the spine. Printed pages clean and bright Contains a detailed account of the career and adventures of the Baylor Light Horse, Company B., Twelfth Virginia Cavalry, C. S. A., with notes from the leaves from George Baylor's scrap-book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Trieste [Deckeltitel]. (Album mit 15 Photochroms unter Passepartouts). Dem hochgeehrten Iubilar Herrn Director Theodor Singer mit den herzlichsten Glückwünschen von der General Agentur des "Anker" in Triest hochachtungsvoll gewidment.

      (Triest, um 1900). - 1 kalligrafiertes Widmungsblatt und 15 Original-Photochromdrucke der Firma Photochrom Zürich nach Fotografien (alles unter Passepartout). Schönes für den Direktor der Triestiner Niederlassung der Versicherund "Der Anker" (heute Helvetia) angefertigtes Album mit 14 Original-Photochromdrucken der Fa. Photochrom Zürich. Enthalten sind folgende Ansichten: 1. 8413 P. Z. - Trieste veduta del Faro. - 2. 8412 P. Z. - Trieste dal Nord - Est. - 3. 9966 P. Z. - Trieste. - 4. 8429 P. Z. - Trieste Riva del Mandracchio. - 5. 9964 P. Z. - Trieste Piazze dela Borsa. - 6. 8426 P. Z. - Trieste Molo San Carlo. - 7. 9965 P. Z. - Trieste Piazza grande col Municipio. - 8. 8427 P. Z. - Trieste Riva Carciotti. - 9. 8433 P. Z. - Trieste Canal grande. - 10. 8431 P. Z. - Trieste Canal grande. - 11. 9983 P. Z. - Trieste Piazza San Giuseppe. Monumento Massmiliano. - 12. 8427 P. Z. - Trieste Molo Guiseppina. - 13. 8430 P. Z. - Trieste il Faro Carca Pechereccia. - 14. 8330 P. Z. - Miramar dal Settentrione. - 15. 9967 P. Z. - Miramare Parco. - Die Bilder teils etw. wellig. Sonst etw. gebräunt und fleckig. *** /// *** Copyright: Matthaeus Truppe - Stubenberggasse 7 - A-8010 Graz - +43 316 829552 *** /// *** Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2600 Quer-Gr.-4°. Ldr. der Zeit mit Deckervergoldung und Deckeltitel (etw. beschabt und bestoßen, Rückengelenke etw. angeplatzt). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Teilnachlass des Schriftstellers Hans Gustl Kernmayer (1900-1977).

      - Kernmayer - Teilnachlass des Schriftstellers Hans Gustl Kernmayer (1900-1977). „Den letzten Abenteurer unserer Zeit" nannte ihn seine fünfte Frau, die Schriftstellerin Marie Louise Fischer (1922-2005). Hans Gustl Kernmayer wurde am 10. Februar als Sohn eines Fleischhauermeisters in Graz geboren und hatte nach einer missglückten Schulzeit zunächst im Betrieb seiner Eltern das Metzgerhandwerk gelernt. „Zwischendrin war ich Schwimmlehrer, Handelsvertreter, Kohlenhändler, Geschäftsführer und selbstständiger Kaufmann, bis ich Konkurs machte." Als Landstreicher, Pennbruder und Spieler verbrachte er anschließend vier Jahre auf der Straße. „Kamerad Schnürschuh" (1935) hieß der erste Erfolg des Autors, der aus seinen Sympathien für den Nationalsozialismus nie einen Hehl gemacht hatte. Kernmayer wurde aber als „minder belastet" eingestuft und durfte sich ab 1949 wieder als Schriftsteller betätigen. Er verfasste zahlreiche Romane (in einem Nachruf werden 47 gezählt), Kinder- und Jugendbücher, am Ende seines Lebens auch Sachbücher. Franz Josef Strauß kondolierte der Witwe mit folgenden Worten: „Er hat die Höhen und Tiefen des Lebens durchgestanden, verarbeitet und bewältigt. Seine lebensnahen und erfolgreichen Arbeiten haben ihn weit über die Grenzen unseres Landes berühmt und beliebt gemacht, den Menschen wie den Schriftsteller." Vorliegen in 3 Ordnern die Korrespondenz aus den Jahren 1973-1977 und in einem separaten Ordner Nachrufe und Beileidsschreiben. Originale Meist jeweils mehrere Schreiben u. a. von Ernst Achenbach (1909-1991; war an den Judendeportationen aus Paris 1943 beteiligt; als er deswegen in der Presse angegriffen wurde, stellte ihm Willy Brandt einen „Persilschein" aus). Klaus Bölling (1928-2014; Publizist), Mildred Scheel (1932-1985), Franz Burda (1903-1985; Verleger), Heinrich Harrer (1912-2006; Bergsteiger), Johannes Heesters (1903-2011; Schauspieler), Paul von Hindenburg (1847-1934; General), Reinhard Mohn (1921-2009; Verleger), Henri Nannen (1913-1996; Verleger), Sigi Sommer (1914-1996; Schriftsteller); Axel Springer (1912-1985; Verleger), Egon Bahr (1922-2015; Politiker), Josef Ertl (1925-2000; Politiker), Georg Leber (1920-2012; Politiker), Annemarie Renger (1919-2008; Politikerin), Franz Josef Strauß (1915-1988; Politiker) und Kurt Waldheim (1918-2007; Österreicher). Besonders hervorzuheben 8 Autographen von Willy Brandt zwischen 1973 und 1976: Willy Brandt bedankt sich vor allem für Bücher und Alkoholika: „Dank vor allem auch für die Flasche Schnaps, die Du Josef Ertl mitgegeben hast." Ferner über 20 Briefe von Walter Scheel zwischen 1973 und 1977: am 5. November 1974 schreibt er: „Natürlich ist ein Wechsel an der Spitze der Partei immer mit Risiken verbunden. Doch habe ich Vertrauen in die jetzige Führungscrew der FDP. Sie hat bis zu den Bundestagswahlen 1976 noch genügend Zeit, um den Bürgern ihre Position - vor allem ihr Verhältnis zu den anderen Parteien - deutlich zu machen." Durchschläge Kernmayr hat seine Korrespondenz sorgfältig in Durchschlägen dokumentiert. An seine engeren Freunde, darunter Rüdiger von Wechmar und Walter Scheel, schrieb er zahlreiche, teils recht umfangreiche Briefe, oftmals auch mit autobiographischen Passagen. Beispiele: Brief an Franz Josef Strauß vom 18. Nov. 1975 „Tatsache ist, 1943 sagte mir Adolf Hitler: Wissen Sie, Kernmayr, ich wollte die Schlacht, um das Abendland zu erhalten, in Stalingrad, an der Wolga oder dort schlagen, aber es kann auch eines Tages die Elbe sein! Ich war bei Guderian Adjudant, der noch unter Regierung Löwe in Rußland die Panzerwaffe entwickelte. Heimlich haben die Russen mitpartizipiert, und er erzählte mir immer, bei den Liebesmahlen der Offiziere hieß es: ‚Freundschaft den Deutschen, Tod den Polen!' Es ist schön, daß es noch wirkliche Getreue um Sie herum gibt vor allem den jungen Gerold Tandler Biedenkopf leidet halt darunter, daß er um einen Kopf zu klein ist, eine Sitzschönheit." An Marianne Strauß 27. Sept. 1975 „Tatsache ist er muß unbedi

      [Bookseller: Rainer Kurz - Antiquariat in Oberaudorf]
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        SYNTAXE LATINE D'APRES LES PRINCIPES DE LA GRAMMAIRE HISTORIQUE

      C.KLINCKSIECK, 1900. Francese 0,5 N.XI della collana, IV ed. rivista da P.Lejay, pagine brunite attorno ai testi causa tempo, rilegatura editoriale in tutta tela, con titoli neri, con usura ai bordi e punte piegate, dorso con usura e strappetti e con residuo adesivo al piede USATO

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        A colour woodblock printed label named "Bird chop" for a large tea box for export]. Late Meiji era (ca 1890-1910).

      1900 1900 - Size: 39 x 34.2 cm. Printed on very fine paper. A couple of tiny holes and some very minor creasing. A beautiful tea box label printed in stunning and delightful colours, apparently never been used. According to the label the importer is J.M. Crouse & Son, Utila N.Y. After Japan opened the ports to foreign trade in 1859 tea became one of the country's most important export products. At the end of 19th century the American-owned company Smith, Baker & Co (Yokohama and Kobe) was the leader in tea purchase.

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        Portofolio fotográfico de España (Colección completa de 50 números) .

      Circa 1900. Ed. Alberto Martín Editor. - . . . 1 Vol. . . Octavo Apaisado. Media Piel. . Colección completa de las 50 provincias españolas a través de excelente fotografías que recogen rincones de España. Muy difícil de reunir. Encuadernación en media piel. Buen estado. .

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Astarloa]
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        The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

      Hartford, CT: The American Publishing Company, 1900. Original cloth. Near Fine. True Williams. A surprisingly crisp, well-preserved copy of this early, 1900 reprint of Twain's immortal classic, which was first published (by the same publisher) in 1876. This copy, identical to the first edition in design and appearance, is tight and very solid in its deep-blue cloth, with bright gilt-design and crisp, completely unflecked gilt-titling along the front panel and spine. Minor bumping to the upper tips, light soiling along the rear panel and discrete former owner stamp at the dedication page. Still though, very presentable and, graded conservatively, a genuinely Near Fine copy. Octavo, the wonderful True Williams illustrations thruout are all pristine.

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        Orginalabzug des Fotografen / Photograph Georg Bartels auf Fotokarton. Format Foto: 24 x 18 cm Fotokarton 30 x 24 cm. Motiv: Albert Hartung Verkaufshalle. ( Bartels betrieb ein ein Atelier in der Oranienstraße 81/82 )

      Handabzug, um 1900., Berlin, - Ca. 30 x 24 cm. 1 Blatt. ISBN: Keine. Kartoniert / Soft cover. No jacket. Guter Zustand / Good condition. Gut erhaltener Abzug. 1. Auflage. Sprache: de. * Versandfertig innerhalb von 20 Stunden! R1B3. (Fot). Jpg. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        De Marseille aux Frontieres de Chine

      Paris, 1900. Paperback. UsedGood. De Marseille aux Frontieres de Chine Some dust/dirt on page edges from long-term storage.

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        BRULE COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA

      Chicago: Issued by the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway, n. d. (ca 1900)., 1900. First edition. First edition. 7 5/8" x 5 1/4" gray wrappers printed in green and black, 32 pp., illustrated from photographs, map. Map is folded and is 9 1/2" x 12 3/4" and is titled "Map Of The Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway and Connections." All railway routes are outlined in red. The Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway owns and operates over 6,600 miles of thoroughly equipped road in Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota, Missouri and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Brule County, South Dakota is situated in the heart of the famous Missouri River Valley, being bounded on the west by the Missouri River, on the south by Charles Mix County, on the east by Aurora County, and on the north by Buffalo County. Jerauld County joins Brule on the northeast corner. Views of farms, cattle and sheep ranches, and Chamberlain, a town in the county. They promote plenty of water for farming as sourced by the Missouri River and numerous artesian wells that are scattered over the county. In addition to livestock production there is much wheat, corn, oats, dairy products, orchards, etc. due to the fertile ground, water, climate, and availability to markets. In addition to Chamberlain, the county seat, the towns of Pukwana,and Kimball are touted as being good places to live. Covers lightly soiled, a faint vertical crease, a tiny old water spot to the bottom margins of the front cover and the first page, a tiny bit of penciled under lining, else a very good copy.

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        The Novels of George Eliot. A Complete Set in Eight Volumes.

      William Blackwood and Sons. London. N.d. c 1900 - A lovely set, sumptiously bound in Art Nouveau style, half crushed turquoise morocco gilt, tooled with gilt decorations along spine. Top edge of pages gilt. Marbled end papers. Slight signs of wear to extremities and spine very sl. sunned o/w a Fine Set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Modern Coin Manipulation: Embracing Every Sleight and Subtlety Invented or Known

      The T. Nelson Downs Magical Co., London 1900 - Inscription on front flyleaf reads "From A.G. / James Sherman 1907" This copy might very well have belonged to Jim Sherman (1888-1972, owner of the famed National Magic Company in Chicago.) Original red pictorial cloth with gilt titles, silver coin image and additional black lettering on cover. Overall good, but there are some water stains and general wear to cloth. Original endpapers, no restoration and in reasonably sound condition. Standard age-toning to paper. 246 pages plus an extensive number of ads for various magic suppliers including Downs himself. Reprinted in endless pulp editions, this is the parent of all that followed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Watercolor album of Australian Flowers

      1900 - A charming album by a talented amateur artist. The flora appear to be all Australian and include Sturt Desert Pea, Grevillea, Geraldton Wax, Everlastings, Spider orchids, Wattle, Boronia & Red Gum, amongst others. The two landscapes are painted in the manner of postcards juxtaposed on the page with Australian flora, and decorated around the edge. One view is of a shoreline, with a boat, shed and fence, the other of a church, dirt roads and fencing, but not readily identifiable. Oblong lge 8vo, 10.25 x 7.5", dark green embossed covers with the gilt initials "L.R." stamped on front. There are 22 watercolor flowers, 2 views & 1 butterfly on 66 pages; the last half of the album is largely blank. The thick art paper pages are of a variety of colors. Paper color varies between cream, tan, pale green & blue-gray. The paintings themselves are very delicate with some in a slightly less finished state. End papers tanned but the paintings are in very good condition. Little rubbed at extremities, otherwise bright and clean. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Outpost of Progress" [in] The Ladysmith Treasury. Edited by J. Eveleigh Nash

      London: Sands & Company, 1900 - 8vo, original pictorial green cloth, gilt lettering, t.e.g. Conrad's story "An Outpost of Progress," which first appeared in Cosmopolis magazine in 1897 and was collected in Tales of Unrest (1898), is included here in an anthology published to raise funds for the besieged citizens of the town of Ladysmith, South Africa, a contribution Conrad make along with 15 other authors (F. Anstey, W.E. Norris, Edgar Fawcett and Eden Phillpotts among them) without fee. The profits from the book went to the Mayor of Ladysmith, a town which was under siege by the Boers and not freed until early 1900. This is Conrad's first appearance in an anthology, and it is one of his scarcest works of this kind. Binding a little worn and soiled; some light foxing; very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        [Mosher Press- Unused Cover] Primavera Cover Paper

      An original printed leaf comprising the cover paper for the Mosher Press title, "Primavera," issued in 1900, printed in maroon and dark olive green on a single sheet of gray handmade cover paper. Fine. A most scarce survival.

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        An original watercolour painting - possibly of a sparsely settled Adelaide seaside suburb - unsigned, but the artist is identified on the verso as H.P. Gill

      The watercolour is on paper (135 x 227 mm), unmounted as produced; apart from a tiny light crease to one top corner, it is in fine condition. It is undated, but probably circa 1900. Harry Pelling Gill (1855-1916), art curator and teacher, was born in England; he trained and taught at the Royal College of Art from 1877-82. He was then appointed master of the school of design in Adelaide. 'He arrived in Adelaide in September and organized elementary and advanced classes, instruction in crafts, teaching of drawing and correspondence lessons. He also gave instruction to trainee teachers.... In 1889 Gill became director for technical art ... He published books on geometrical drawing and design ... In 1892 he was appointed honorary curator of the art gallery and, following the resignation in December of Louis Tannert as master of the school of painting, Gill assumed control of all the board's art teaching activities.... Gill had shown promise as an artist and hoped to win repute in Australia. However, teaching and administration had left little time for his painting. His rare decorative and aesthetic compositions, and also his landscapes, are painted with meticulous detail without sacrificing the overall unified effect. This is a quality passed on to some of his students, including the Hambidge sisters and Gustave Barnes in his early work. Gill's landscapes and some of his interiors show that he was interested in the accurate rendering of light - a rare quality in Adelaide before 1900' (Australian Dictionary of Biography). This charming painting - of coastal tea tree (or similar) flourishing prominently against a backdrop of a few substantial dwellings scattered along a line in the relatively featureless landscape - certainly satisfies these criteria.

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        THE IDEAL BOOK OR BOOK BEAUTIFUL

      London: The Doves Press. 1900. First edition. First edition. Limited edition. Publisher's original limp vellum with titles in gilt to the spine. Pritned on specially watermarked handmade paper printed entirely in black in ‘Doves' face type. The Doves Press stamp to the inner rear pastedown, as called for. A superb fine copy, the binding firm and square, the contents with some wrinkling to the pastedowns are clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. One of 300 copies (there were also 10 on vellum). The second book produced by The Doves Press and a seminal work of the Arts and Crafts movement. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        The Army Alphabet

      Chicago: Geo. M. Hill. Good with no dust jacket. 1900. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Front hinge repaired with Japan tissue, edgeworn, rear cover bump with creasing, 2" front cover crease, rubbed, tone, front free endpaper soiled, otherwise light wear. 1907 Christmas gift inscription on front free endpaper. Solid oversize hardcover. ; "America's victory in the 1898 Spanish-American War established the United States as an international military power and inspired a renewed patriotism from the citizenry. With Chicago chosen to host the 34th Annual Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic in August of 1900, Baum and his publisher saw an opportunity to issue some children's books in conjunction with the event." - Paul R Bienvenue with Robert E Schmidt; The Book Collector's Guide to L Frank Baum; page 181. 30 unnumbered leaves. Pictures by Harry Kennedy; "This book was illumined and hand lettered by Charles J. Costello"--Leaf [30]. Only one printing by the publisher. A typically worn, but solid, copy of this hard-to-find non-Oz L Frank Baum book. ; [62] pages .

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        Works of Alessandro Codivilla Volumes 1 and 2

      Private Edition 1900 - Privately bound collection of Works of Alessandro Codivilla. Pamphlets are in Italian. This book does not have a publication date; it was not published in 1900. Titles include: Nuovo caso per la chirurgia dello stomaco, Sulla cura funzionale nei casi di grave contrattura del ginocchio, La mia esperiena nei trapianti tendinei, Zur radikaloperation der Schenkelhernien and more [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Feiz ha Breizh (revue bretonne - 1900 à 1944 - 2e série complète)

      Feiz ha Breizh 1900 - Lot de numéros : in-4 (24 x 31,5 cm.) pour 1927, in-8 (17 x 24 cm.) pour les numéros rassemblés sous classeur "La hulotte" et (14 x 22,5 cm.) pour les numéros sous reliure demi-veau et dos à 4 nerfs, revue au dos agrafé, 1er plat illustré, quelques illustrations noir et blanc ou monochromes in-texte, voici les n° que nous avons sachant que toutes les années sont complètes : 12 n° pour les années 1908 à 1913 (n°5 de 1909 en double) / 1921 à 1938, 10 n° pour l'année 1907, 9 n° pour l'année 1939, 8 n° pour les années 1914 / 1940, 6 n° pour les années 1900 à 1906 / 1919 / 1920 /1941 à 1943, 2 n° pour l'année 1944, soit tous les n° de 1900 à 1914 (jusqu'au n°8 - août 1914) pas de numéros parus pendant la guerre puis de 1919 (de 1 à 6 i.e de juillet à décembre) à 1944 (mars-avril étant le dernier numéro paru), 2e série de la revue catholique intégralement en breton fondée par Léopold-René Leséleuc de Kerouara, vicaire et futur évêque d'Autun et René-Nicolas Sergent, évêque de Quimper, revue dirigée par l'abbé Goulven Morvan, années 1919 / 1920 / 1922 à 1925 / 1936 à 1939 rangés, rassemblés et protégés dans des classeurs "La Hulotte", les années 1900 à 1908 / 1932 / 1940 ont des reliures dépareillées ; mis à part le papier légèrement et normalement bruni ainsi que de menus incidents aux bords inégaux, les numéros sous classeur sont en excellent état, reliures demi-veau: dos quelque peu taché / coins coiffes et bords à peine frottés / intérieur très frais, reliures dépareillées: dos insolés et incurvés, coiffes et coins frottés, très bon état d'ensemble pour cette 2e série complète. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Los Caprichos.]

      [Madrid: Calgografia der Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando, between 1881 and 1900] - Folio (353 x 244 mm). Twentieth-century brown straight-grained skiver, title gilt directly to the spine, low bands, foliate devices to the compartments, two gilt panels to the boards, marbled endpapers. Brown cloth slipcase. b Bookplate (designed by Reynolds Stone) of Jonathan and Phillida Gili. A little rubbed at the extremities, varying degrees of general foxing (a little heavier in places but largely confined to the margins), a very good copy. 80 etched and aquatint plates printed in sepia on thick paper. This copy is of either the fifth or sixth edition, the bevelled plates measuring 353 x 244 mm and printed on thick wove paper. For all editions from the fourth (1878) through to the twelfth (1937) the plates were bevelled. The following editions can be dismissed: the plates of the fourth measure only 310 x 230 mm; the seventh was printed in blue ink; the eighth on "very fine, thin, smooth, wove paper"; the plates of the ninth measure only 345 x 240 mm; the tenth, eleventh and twelfth were printed on either laid paper or varieties of japon. Fifth: printed on "thick, absorbent, wove paper" in three sizes: 365 x 260 mm., an issue which is smaller than ours (330 x 240 mm.) and a "deluxe edition" measuring 425 x 300 mm. "Sepia or very rich sepia and black inks The edition was limited to 210" (Harris). Sixth: printed on "strong, absorbent, wove paper" in two sizes: 340 x 240 mm. ("ordinary edition") and 395 x 270 mm. ("deluxe edition"). "Dark umber ink The edition was limited to 230" (Harris). It seems most likely that our copy was trimmed down by the binder from either the fifth edition with sheets sized 365 x 260 mm. or the sixth deluxe edition. (It is possible that it is one of the fifth deluxe edition printings but this would mean rather drastic trimming.) Identifying the exact edition is problematic. Various pencillings on the endpapers of this copy show that previous owners have speculated as to this being either the fifth or sixth edition. A note in a contemporary Spanish hand on a leaf preceding the plates explains that these prints were taken from the plates held at the National School of Graphic Arts in Madrid. What we can be certain is that this is a copy dating from the late nineteenth century, printed in dark umber inks on good wove paper with generous margins and utilizing the original plates – most likely from the sixth deluxe edition, which Harris describes as "slightly better than the fifth; the impressions are more brilliant". "Los Caprichos, which are the earliest of Goya's large series of engravings and were published by Goya himself in 1799, have enjoyed greater popularity than the later and more moving series of Los Desastres de la Guerra. This may partly be because the Desastres were first published posthumously in 1863, by which time the Caprichos had already gained fame, but a more basic reason is probably that the subjects of the Caprichos invite imaginative interpretations which those of the Desastres do not admit, and their satire is easier to enjoy than the horrific war and famine scenes of the later series" (Harris I p. 95). "Los Caprichos, or The Caprices are a bizarre, absorbing and sometimes disturbing series of eighty etchings and aquatints depicting a wide variety of subjects including the clergy, prostitutes and witches. The images are a blend of two techniques: etching and aquatint. In particular Goya's use of the aquatint process, lending the images stark contrast between dark and light, provides a distinctly mysterious and dark quality to the work. The title, Los Caprichos, suggests invention and fantasy. Variants of the word 'Caprice' have been used by many artists from classical antiquity right through to the humanist renaissance in Fifteenth Century Italy. Goya's use of the term is a nod to the followers of this tradition: Botticelli and Dürer and the later Tiepolo and Piranesi. It denotes the promotion of the artist's imagination over reality; invention over mere representation. Howe

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        Red and Black: A Story of Provincial France

      London: Downey and Company, Limited, 1900. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First British trade edition. vi, 439pp. Original black cloth lettered in gilt with red decoration. A Near Fine copy with light rubbing along bottom edge, offsetting from long-gone bookplate or slip on paste down, otherwise intenally clean and bright. Lengthy gift inscription from former owner on front free endpaper in remembrance of mutual service in World War I British munitions unit, small stamp from said unit below, and owners' emboss on rear endpaper. An elegant copy of the French masterpiece widely considered one of the world's first psychological novels. An extremely scarce edition with no other copies for sale in the trade, few institutional copies shown in OCLC, and none recorded at auction.

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        The Dream of Gerontius" - INSCRIBED SCORE WITH Autograph Musical Quotation

      Novello and Company, London 1900 - Rebound hardcover in green linen, 7 x 10, 177 pages. Signed on the title page in bold fountain pen, "Edward Elgar, Worcester 1926," with the addition of four bars from the work. In fine condition. Accompanied by a matching custom half-leather clamshell box. The Dream of Gerontius is an oratorio (Opus 38) in two parts composed in 1900, to text from the poem by Cardinal Newman, relating the journey of a pious man's soul from his deathbed to his judgment before God and settling into Purgatory. It is widely regarded as Elgar's finest choral work, and by some to be his magnum opus. It was composed for the Birmingham Music Festival of 1900 and the first performance took place on 3 October 1900, in Birmingham Town Hall.

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        THE FAUNA OF SOUTH AFRICA.

      - Edited by W. L. Sclater. Six volumes, comprising: THE BIRDS OF SOUTH AFRICA, by Arthur C. Stark. In four volumes. Pp. xxx+322+xiv+324(last blank)+[4](advertisements)+xviii+416+xviii+546(last blank), frontispiece portrait with tissue guard Volume II, text figures, coloured folding map at end of Volume II, publisher's slip tipped-in at title page Volume I, bibliography, indices; [together with] MAMMALS, by W. L. Sclater. In two volumes. Volume One: PRIMATES, CARNIVORA AND UNGULATA. Pp. xxxii+324, text figures (some full page), coloured folding map, bibliography; Volume Two: RODENTIA, CHIROPTERA, INSECTIVORA, CETACEA and EDENTATA. Pp. xii+242(last blank)+28(publisher's catalogue), text figures, index; all volumes with pictorial series title page and floral patterned endpapers; med. 8vo; uniformly bound in green cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt, lightly marked and worn, the spine cloth lightly damp stained at head of Volume III of the Birds, the final volume professionally underbacked; t.e.g., others uncut; new (plain) endpapers to final volume, but retaining the patterned free endpapers (which both have neat paper repairs to fore-edge); hinges cracking (strengthened in final volume), some pencil and ink annotations, several newscuttings tipped-in or laid on (some of which have been partially removed), a little light foxing, a few damp stains, slight soiling and offsetting; R. H. Porter, London, 1900-1906. * With a little related ephemera loosely inserted. Tipped-in at the front of the first two Bird volumes is a carbon copy of a typed presentation sheet, stating that this set was presented to F. J. Lawrence (whose pencilled signature is on the upper free endpaper of Volume III of the Birds volumes) in December 1902, by members of a committee formed to organise a series of lectures associated with the University of the Cape of Good Hope. Names of the Committee Members and Lecturers are included on the sheet. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        George Washington

      New York: Charles Scribeners Sons, and Paris: Goupil, 1900. Edition de bibliophile, limited to 50 copies, large 8vo, 2 vols.; color portrait frontispieces and 22 plates, engraved tailpieces, original half vellum over green boards, gilt presidential seal on covers, gilt title on spine; t.e.g.; light spotting to endpapers, vellum slightly toned, very good overall; old bookseller's description on pastedown of vol. 1. Although the description on the limitation page describes this edition as having three sets of each plate, and an extra title page and index, this copy appears to have only ever had one of each.

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        Sailing Alone Around the World

      New York: The Century Company, 1900. First edition of "the finest single-handed adventure story yet written" (Seafarer). Octavo, original blue cloth. Pictorially stamped in silver and green, top edge gilt. Illustrated by Thomas Fogarty and George Varian. In near fine condition with a light rubbing to the extremities, contemporary name to the front free endpaper. A very nice example. Sailing Alone Around the World was published by Century Company in 1900. The sailing memoir records Slocum's amusing experience as the first person to sail around the world alone. National Fisherman called it "[a] literary gem, adroitly and engagingly written," but interest extends beyond mere sea-aficionados. Excitement for the voyage was universal, and Slocum was awaited by admirers at his ports. To these he gave popular lectures and lantern-slide shows upon his arrival, including the English writers Edwin Arnold and Arthur Ransome. The memoir was first published in installments before its popularity became such that it was issued in lavishly illustrated book form. Slocum conveys an appreciably casual, almost self-deprecating, style. Contemporary reviews speak as well of it even now as "one of the most readable books in the whole library of adventure" (Sports Illustrated). "There is so much to this book that it is not surprising that it is has been continually in print since 1889..this book has literary merit, thoughtful and beautifully written and packed with incident" (Nautical Magazine).

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        11 photographs.

      Probably Britain, ca. 1900. - 11 photographs (135 x 87 mm), individually numbered in the negative and mounted on cardboard (170 x 120 mm). Showing polo teams during a match, portraits of athletes with their horses, etc. - A well-preserved, uncommon set.

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        Original-Öldruck: \"Dame der Gesellschaft mit Kind\"

      Um 1900. Original-Öldruck (Leinendruck). Öl auf Leinwand, Format: 55 x 68 cm (Rahmenmaß: 69 x 81 cm). Signiert: F. Lenbach. Datiert: 1898. Das Bild zeigt eine Dame der Gesellschaft in eleganter Robe, die ein - ebenfalls festlich gekleidetes - Kind auf dem Arm trägt. Es ist möglich, daß es sich hier um eine bekannte Persönlichkeit handelt und das Bild als Auftragsarbeit erstellt wurde. Der Rahmen trägt rückwärtig eine Aufschrift von alter Hand, die das Gemälde als Eigentum des Tiemannhofes (Gutshof bei Herford, 1653 erstmalig erwähnt) ausweist. Ferner ist auf der Rahmung das Datum 7.11.1933 vermerkt; hierbei dürfte es sich aber nicht um das Herstellungsdatum, sondern um das Datum eines Eigentümerwechsels handeln. Der Leinendruck ist vermutlich zeitnah am Original, eventuell gemeinsam mit diesem entstanden. Das Bild befindet sich in einem aufwendig ornamentierten Barockrahmen, bei dem es sich um den Originalrahmen handeln dürfte. Franz von Lenbach (1836 - 1904) war während der Zeit des zweiten deutschen Kaiserreiches (1870 - 1918) einer der renommiertesten und bekanntesten Maler Deutschlands. Berühmt wurde Lenbach vor allem wegen seiner ausdrucksstarken Personenporträts. Hatte er sich zunächst für das Leben der einfachen Menschen (Bauern, Landleute) interessiert, so wandte er sich später, inzwischen selbst ins Großbürgertum aufgestiegen, immer mehr der \"besseren\" Gesellschaft und den gesellschaftlichen Eliten des Reiches zu. Wer Rang und Namen hatte, ließ sich nunmehr von Lenbach porträtieren: Dazu gehörten Kaiser Wilhelm II, Kaiser Franz Josef I von Österreich-Ungarn, Reichskanzler Otto von Bismarck und Papst Leo XIII. Auch Wilhelm Busch saß Lenbach (um 1875) Modell. Insbesondere mit Bismarck, von dem zahlreiche Porträts entstanden, verband Lenbach eine langwährende freundschaftliche Beziehung. Das heutige Bismarck-Bild (der \"Alte vom Sachsenwald\") ist nicht zuletzt durch diese Bilder entstanden. Lenbachs klassische Gemälde, vor allem seine meisterhaften Porträts, wirken heute sehr traditionell und strahlen in unveränderter Form Stil und Eleganz aus Der Leinendruck ist - eventuell von Lenbach selbst bzw. auf seine Veranlassung hin - meisterhaft ausgeführt und lediglich vom Fachmann bei näherer Draufsicht bzw. Betrachtung der (im Rahmen nicht sichtbaren) Leinwandränder vom Original zu unterscheiden. Sowohl Bild als auch Rahmung befinden sich in sehr schönem Zustand und weisen keine nennenswerten Mängel auf. Sehr schönes stimmungsvolles Gemälde, dessen Eleganz und Harmonie sich auf seine Umgebung überträgt. Sehr repräsentativ. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben).. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Gemälde Malerei Deutsches Kaiserreich Wilhelminismus Porträt Portrait

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        Odes Phalanstreriennes. Montreuil-sous-bois. Paris, Bureau de la Revolution

      1900 - First Edition. 8vo, 50, [2]pp, original printed wrappers with floral decoration, author's presentation inscription to the half-title [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        LISTOK

      Geneva, Izdanie Soyuza Russkykh Sotsial'demokratov' [Union Of Russian Social Democrats]. FT) Original Stapled Wrappers. 8vo. 18; 23; 32; 40 pages. 18 cm. In Russian. Title translates to English as,

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        Album für Liebig-Bilder. Liebig Company's Fleisch-Extract Sammelbilder. [Album mit 50 Serien a 6 Bilder].

      Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Selbstverlag, o.J.[Bilder zwischen und 1930]. 1900 - Geprägtes Sammelalbum mit 300 eingesteckten Sammelbildern, 50 vollständige Serien, farbig illustrierte Bildchen; -Album minimal berieben, Bilder in durchgehend sehr gutem Zustand. Serien: Jagd, Eroberung Spanien durch die Mauren, Wo ist., Weihnachten, Die Entdeckung des Seewegs nach Indien, Zur Geschichte der Telegraphie, Aus der guten alten Zeit, Spezialtruppen, Lichterscheinungen, Die Puppe, Hamlet, Die Zuckerfabrikation, Unternehmungen, Prinz Achmed und die Fee Paribanu, Carneval in Rom, Karl der Große [768-814], Tannhäuser, Der Schirm, Karnevalsbilder. Raubvögel, Astronomen, Rom, Berühmte Tragödien, Französische Provinzen, Aus Ostafrika, Kunst der Natirvölker, Serenate di Carnival [italienische Ausgabe], Hochzeitsbräuche, Gebirgsbewohner, Island, Das Wintermärchen, Zur Geschichte des Papiers, Verpflegung der Truppen, Krone und Krönungen, Aus Dantes Leben, Blumen Jahreslauf, Schneewittchen, Blumen, Die Baumwelt ., Nordische Göttersagen, Reise um die Welt, Liebig-Rätsel, Das Buch, Orden, Nachtfalter Mittel-Europas, Kleines Volk, Kleine Küchengarde, Italienische Masken, Affentheater.

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        Mannheimer Geschichtsblätter. Monatsschrift für die Geschichte, Altertums- und Volkskunde Mannheims und der Pfalz. Jahrgänge 1-37 (1900-1936).

      Mannheim, Altertumsverein, 1900-1940. 30 x 21 cm. Je Jahrgang ca. 120 bis 150 Seiten. Einheitlich gebunden in 13 Halbleinenbänden mit Rückentitel. *Beiliegen: Jahrgang 38 (1937) in 3 Heften, Jahrgang 40 (1939) in 3 Heften und Jahrgang 41, Heft 1 (1940). - Vorliegend (bis auf den fehlenden Jahrgang 1938) nahezu die gesamte Folge der Mannheimer Geschichtsblätter (Erscheinungsverlauf 1900-1940 - erst 1994 begann eine \"Neue Folge\"). Vorliegend die Jahrgänge 1-37 gebunden in Halbleinen, dazu die Jahrgänge 38, 40 und 41 in Lieferungsheften. - Sauber und sehr gut erhalten. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        BIBLIOGRAPHIE DES OUVRAGES RELATIFS A L'AMOUR, AUX FEMMES, AU MARIAGE, &c., &c. Par M. Le C. D'l*** [i.e. Jules Gay]. Quatrieme edition, entierement refondue, augmentee et mise a jour par L. Lemonnyer

      Paris / Lille: J. Lemonnyer, editeur: Ch. Gilliet, Libraire/Stephane Becour, Libraire, 1894-1900, 1900. Fourth edition. Handsomely rebound in morocco-backed patterned paper boards, gilt, with the original printed wrappers preserved. Very good.. 4to. Four volumes. 928, 960, 1408, 1300 cols. The final incarnation of Jules Gay's invaluable bibliography, much enlarged by Lemonnyer to include new works and editions to have appeared after the third edition of 1871-1873. A most important reference work, usually referred to in catalogues as the 'Gay/Lemonnyer.'.

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        Marionettentheater mit Zuschauer. Orignal-Aquarell.

      1850-1900. - Blattgrösse: 31x45 cm. Unter Passepartout. Ausdrucksstarke Szene in kräftigem Kolorit zeigt ein Marionetten-Theater mit Ansammlung von Zuschauern darunter eine Mutter mit Kindern, ein Soldat, ein Mönch, ein Schulmeister u.a.

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        The 'Overland' to China.

      London & New York, Harper & Brothers, 1900. 8vo. Publisher's blue cloth, Romanov eagle blocked in gilt to upper board, decorative Chinese dragons to corners, lettered in gilt; pp. xii, 465; portrait frontispiece, black and white plates and illustrations including some after photographs, 1 map to text, 1 single-page map, 4 large folding coloured maps; very light rubbing to extremities, some foxing to folding maps, but a very good copy. First edition. Though travelling before the completion of the Trans-Siberian railway, Colquhoun believed that it was 'destined to entirely revolutionize the Far East'. He therefore resolved to journey as far as the line had progressed - Lake Baikal - and then crossed the Gobi Desert to Peking. Moving up the Yangtsze Valley, he travelled overland to the Red River, and finished his route at Tongking. Cordier, Bibliotheca Sinica 2165.

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        Villnöß bei Brixen in Tirol. - Sammlung von privaten handschriftlichen Dokumenten verschiedener Familien aus Villnöß sowie 2 Dokumenten aus Kastelruth vom 17. bis 19. Jh.

      1693-1900, - in-4to, 9 handschriftl. Dokumente, gefaltet. 1) 18. April 1693: Jahrzeitstiftung an der Kirche St. Peter in Villnöß durch die 4 Söhne des Wilhelm Furber, ehemals Rafeiler (?) in Villnöß, für ihren Vater, fadengebundene und gefaltete Broschüre mit 8 Papierseiten, davon 4 ms. beschrieben mit Tinte in deutscher barocker Kanzleischrift, Spuren eines kleinen Wasserflecks, ansonsten guter Zustand, ms. Dorsualnotiz mit Zusammenfassung und Angabe der Verteilung der Stiftungsgelder auf Kuraten, Messner und das Gotteshaus. Historisches Papierdokument ausgestellt und handschriftlich unterschrieben von Wilhelm Vintler (1631-1697), Freiherr von Runkelstein und Herr zu Plätsch, Bischof zu Megara und Domprobst zu Brixen, zurzeit des Bischofs von Brixen, Johann Franz, Graf von Khuen.2) 18. Oktober 1813: Ein Geschenk zum Andenken an die Kuratie im Thale, Villnöß. - Original-Testamentsklausel von Ignaz Mantinger von Villnöß, bischöflicher Rat in Konstanz und Brixen, Kanonikus, Stiftspfarrer und Probst von Innichen, mit Unterschrift und Papiersiegel des Schenkers. Gefalt. Broschüre, 4 Papierseiten, entlang der Falze sehr schwach oder eingerissen.3) 16. Juni 1803: Protokollabschrift einer Klage von Georg Ganeider Martinger gegen Anton Prader Mayrhofer u.a. wegen Schäden durch gehütetes Vieh, gefalt. Broschüre von 4 Papierseiten (gepresstes Edelweiss zwischen den Seiten), obrigkeitl. KuK-Stempel auf 2 Seiten.4) 3. July 1864 und 2 . Oktober 1864: Testamente der Margreth Pedreider und des Kristian Tschistern, beide aus Villnöß, je 1 gefalt. Blatt mit Originalunterschriften der Zeugen.5)10. Juli 1856: Sittenzeugnis für Bonifacius Gostagsains (?), Bauernknecht aus Villnöß, mit Unterschrift des Seelsorgers und Siegel des Pfarrers, sowie Gebührenmarke, gefalt. Blatt .6) 16. Mai 1870: Hypothekar-Erneuerung beim K.K. Bezirksgericht in Kastelruth durch Michael Ploner für das Frühmessbenefizium in Völs, den Schillburghof in St. Valentin, gefalt. Doppelbl. mit vorgedrucktem Formular und Gerichtsstempel.7) 7. November 1890: Protokoll der Aufnahme eines Kaufvertrages für das sogenannte ?Innenzollhaus? zwischen Paul Hofer Haller im Tale und Paul Hofer Singer in St. Valentin, broschiert, 4 Seiten gefaltet, mit zusätzl. Blatt zw. den Seiten. Etwas fleckig und eingerissen.8) 14. Juni 1846: Vereinbarung zwischen der Gemeinde Villnöß und Jakob Wertagnelly von Fondo, ?Lörgand-Pohrer? in Einsberg. Letzterer erhält das Recht während 10 Jahren auf Gemeindegebiet zu bohren. Mit Bedingungen und den Unterschriften aller betroffenen Bauern (3 S. mit Namen), gefalt. Doppelbl.9) 14. April 1900: Ablehnung eines Unterstützungsantrages für den Sohn von Christian Angschöll aus Villnöß durch die K.K. Bezirkshauptmannschaft Bozen, gefalt. Blatt (Umdruck, von Hand ergänzt). Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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

      N.P. Privately printed, 1900. 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). This copy is inscribed by Vaughan on the front free end paper. 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: "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 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." Boobplate on front pastedown. Minor rubbing along edges.

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