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        THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ

      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.

      [Bookseller: THE FINE BOOKS COMPANY ]
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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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        TARRAGONA SANTA TECLA 1900

      1900 - Localidad: Tarragona. Tamaño del cartel: 107 x 285 cm. El cartel está en buenas condiciones.

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        Architekturstudie. Öl auf Leinwand.

      Um 1900.. Unten rechts signiert "Wi[...]em". 24,2 x 18,2 cm.. Blick ins Treppenhaus durch die weit geöffnete Tür eines Backsteingebäudes von 1647. Reizvolle Detailstudie. - Leichte Craquele-Bildung. - Vergoldeter Vitrinen-Rahmen. - Versandkosten auf Anfrage.

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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        The Works of Honore de Balzac

      The University Society Publishers, n.d., New York - Hardcover. circa 1900. Edition Royale. Very Good green cloth 32 volume limited edition set. Paper title labels with titles in red and black to spines of all volumes. Limited to 1,000 copies, this set not numbered. Ruffling of page edges, slight wear to boards, otherwise near fine. Volume I has a few speckles of white paint to front board. Literature. LIT/4083. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue of the Physiological Series of Comparative Anatomy Contained in the Museum of The Royal College of Surgeons of England. Volume 1-3, Second Edition.

      London: Royal College of Surgeons of England 1900 - xiii 160p 518p 391p blue cloth with gilt lettering, set of 3 vols, spines sl sunned with fraying to head and foot, ex lib with 3 small labels on spine and stamps on ffep and title page, pages unmarked, with b&w plates, Vol 1 with 14 beautifully hand coloured plates with tissue guards, Vol 3 sl darker spine and boards, bindings firm, very good condition [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Aranjuez, Spain]. Salon Llamado de los Reyes Catolicos, en el jardin de la Isla.

      c. 1900 - Albumen print. Good tonal range and in good condition, photographer's ink stamp on verso. Dimensions: 255 by 340mm. (10 by 13.5 inches).

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        The Balkans, Main Cities.

      ca. 1900 - 21 photochromes (16.5 x 22.6 cm) mounted on card. Photographer's initials, titles and images numbers embossed lower left, titles in Italian, sometimes in German, most with pencil identification on mounts beneath. Fine important group of colour photograph of the main cities of the Balkans, including Sarajevo, Split and Mostar. Detailed list with titles and numbers available on request. Titles of photographs: Mostar Cafeluff. (17112) Mostar. [The Capital of Herzgovina]. (17111) Cattaro da Mezzodi. (16701) Metkovich. (17405) Castelnuovo. (16710) Pagusa. (9940) Sarajevo. Rathaus.(17885) Sarajevo von Noreen. (16788) Zara Riva. (16781) Fiume. (8414) Traù, dal Ponte Ciero. [Croatia].(9919) Sebenico. Dall' Isola (9925) Sebenico. Cascata Inferiore Della Kerka. (9923) Zara. Piazza Delle Erbe.(9952) Zara. Porta Terraferma. (9953) Cattaro Dal Nord. (17408) Risano Dal Mare. (16708) Spalato. Peristillo. (17403) Spalato. (9901) Spalato. Porta Aurea. (9911) Salona. Basilica. (9913) (Latter six photographs 900 by 110mm. (3.75 by 4.5 inches). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Elementary Brushwork Studies

      London/Liverpool: George Philip & Son (& Nephew). 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 !. 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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        Eleganter Herr auf Aussichtsterrasse. Bleistift und Buntstift.

      um 1900.. Bez. und sign. 12 x 19,2 cm.. Mit flottem Strich gezeichnete Darstellung eines älteren Herren mit Hut und Zigarre, der dem Betrachter skeptisch entgegen sieht. Dahinter öffnet sich der Blick auf an einem Flußlauf gelegene Häuser. - Der Hamburger Maler Hermannes besuchte von 1898-1904 die Münchener Akademie unter Carl von Marr. - Auf festerem Papier an den Ecken montiert. - Versandkosten auf Anfrage.

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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        Formschöne Tischuhr zum Aufziehen wohl der 50er oder 60er Jahre. Auf dem Zifferblatt mit *Imhof* gemarkt, verso mit Angabe *15 Jewels Swiss*. Goldglänzender Messingkorpus auf schwarzem Sockel mit Messingfüßen.

      . Gesamthöhe incl. Sockel und oberem Griff 27 cm, maximale Breite des Sockels 19 cm, Durchmesser des Uhrgehäuses 16 cm, maximale Tiefe des Sockels 8 cm. Die aufziehbare Uhr ist voll funktionstüchtig. Verso mit Nummer*1124263* nummeriert sowie mit einer geritzten Nummer *298254*, hierneben eingeritzt die Nummer *A88699*. Das Glas des Uhrgehäuses ist leicht fleckig, die Uhr selbst an wenigen Stellen gering berieben. Insgesamt aber von guter und dekorativer Erhaltung. ( Gewicht 1900 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ).

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        "Ein lauschiges Plätzchen im Hydepark" originales Gemälde, Öl auf Leinwand ca. 32,5x38cm; rechts unten signiert; um 1900

      . Maße im Rahmen 41x47cm..

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Niederbayern]
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        Freiburger Diözesan-Archiv [Diöcesan-Archiv]. Zeitschrift des Kirchengeschichtlichen Vereins für Geschichte, christliche Kunst, Altertums- und Literaturkunde des Erzbistums Freiburg mit Berücksichtigung der angrenzenden Bistümer.,

      Herder, Freiburg 1900-2009. - Einbände teils leicht fleckig, die kartonierten Einbände der frühen Jahrgänge gebräunt und teils etwas knickspurig / bestoßen, Kanten teils mit Dokumentenfilm verstärkt, ansonsten gut erhaltenes Exemplar, (Abgabe der Reihe nur komplett, Rabatt bei Selbstabholung), Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 80000 8°, Original-kartoniert (teils sauber und fachmännisch neu eingebunden in Leinen), Bände 28(1900) bis 129(2009) in 100 Bänden (es fehlt der Band Nr. 100). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        History of The Conquest of Mexico, With a Preliminary View of The Ancient Mexican Civilization, and the Life of the Conqueror Hernando Cortes

      New York: A.L. Burt. [circa 1900]. Reprint. Two volumes in one. Octavo. 461; 490pp., plates. Red cloth gilt. Modest wear at the coth on the spine ends, a sound and tight, very good or better copy. H.P. Lovecraft's copy with his ownership signature and address on the front fly: "H.P. Lovecraft, 598 Angell St., Providence, R.I., U.S.A." and with a few numbers in his hand on the front pastedown. A relatively young signature for Lovecraft, with the address of the home where he moved at age 14 in 1904, and lived there until 1924. Further interesting provenance on request. .

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        Meisterarbeiten alter Blumen - Malereien nach Chabal-Dussurgey, V. Dumont, E. Müller u.A. auf dem Vorderdeckel mit überklebter und neuer Verlagsangabe: Oscar Haebler, Verlag für Kunst u. Kunstgewerbe, Plauen i.V.

      Plauen i. V. Verlag Christian Stoll, o.J. - mit 30 Farbtafeln (Lichtdrucktafeln mit Pochoirkolorit), Folio. 48,2 x 32,5 cm. 31 Blatt Seiten, In gutem Zustand. die Mappe außen angestaubt, fleckig , stockig und gebräunt, das Titelblatt mit Randläsuren, in den Rändern leicht stockig und etwas gebräunt, die Tafeln minimal gebräunt, in den Rändern teils leicht fingerfleckig, in den Darstellungen sauber und gut. vor 1900 erschienen, 30 Musterblätter. Halbleinen-Mappe mit Schlaufenverschluss, Hardcover in Halbleinwand, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Original-Ölgemälde: Vollakt (Frau auf einer Decke sitzend)

      Um 1900. - 12000 Das Gemälde mit einigen kleinen Kratzern, sonst in gutem, unversehrtem Originalzustand. Rahmen mit einigen kleineren Bestoßungen. Repräsentatives Aktgemälde in klassisch-traditionellem Stil. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats. Öl auf Platte (Hartfaser). Format: 88,5 x 59 cm (Rahmenmaß: 102,5 x 73 cm). Nicht signiert, nicht datiert (ca. 1900). Das Bild zeigt einen klassischen Vollakt (Frau auf einer Decke sitzend). Gehaltvolle, professionell ausgeführte Malerei. Stilistisch passender Goldrahmen (wohl Original-Rahmen).

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        Firenze Monumentale

      Giuseppe Pineider, Florence, Italy 1900 - Chromolithograph; 19 x 27.75 inches, overall; 16.75 x 26.5 inches, border. Bird's-eye view of Florence, Italy, showing important buildings and monuments in raised perspective, along with bridges over the Arno River, and simplified renderings of trees to indicate parks and tree-lined roads. City streets, parks, bridges, buildings and piazzas are labeled. Since Florence, with its rich history of Renaissance architecture, has long been a popular destination for tourists, the map was probably marketed to visitors, especially inasmuch as the company that produced it also published guidebooks. Francesco and Giuseppe Pineider were publishers and stationers in Florence, providing typesetting and lithography. Founded during the second half of the 19th century, they were the leading privately-owned printer of office and personal stationery, and also published tourist guides and illustrations of Florentine monuments. The brothers eventually formed separate companies and concentrated increasingly on stationery products. The company is still in existence under the name Pineider Gallery, with shops around the world. Condition: Generally very good, recently professionally cleaned and deacidified, original folds flattened as backed on linen.

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        TOPOGRAPHICAL MAP OF THE JAPANESE EMPIRE

      1900 - [MAP - JAPAN] IMPERIAL GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF JAPAN. TOPOGRAPHICAL MAP OF THE JAPANESE EMPIRE. Engraved by N. Matsudaira, printed by G. Yoshii at the Toyodo in Tokyo, 1900. This huge (164 x 183 cm) map has a colored inset of the political divisions of the empire and another inset of Taiwan and environs, as well as a superbly detailed map of Japan itself. There is some weakening of folds, but overall in good condition, folded and enclosed in a printed cover box. A monumental work, in English throughout. By no means common.

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        Gefiedertes Volk [Feathered Folk].

      [Germany], [c. 1900]. - Folio, (9 ½ x 14 ¾ inches). Manuscript title page and table of contents, highlighted in gilt. 178 original watercolors on watercolor paper, mounted on thin blue card. Original dark blue half cloth, marbled boards, with title in manuscript on paper label. A lovely album containing a collection of original watercolors depicting various species of birds. Two of the water colors are signed "G. Rauber," and all are in the same hand. Most of the watercolors depict a single bird, but a significant number include two or more species or varieties. The watercolors are grouped under eight different headings: "Sänger" (Songbirds), "Finkenvögel" (Finches), "Prachtfinken" (Showy Finches), "Webervögel" (Weaverbirds), "'Papageren und Sittiche" (Parrots and Parakeets), "Hühnervögel" (Chickens), "Schwimmervögel" (Waterbirds), and "Diverses gef Volk" (Miscellaneous). The songbirds feature the Baltimore oriole, the golden oriole, the song thrush, the nightingale, the black cap, the hill mynah, and about 12 others. The finches include the cardinal, the bullfinch, the chaffinch, and about 25 others. The term "showy finches" is slightly misleading, as the birds featured in this section are not finches at all, but rather vividly plumaged birds often found in captivity, such as canaries, and are intermingled with the weaverbirds. The parrots and parakeets section includes the African gray, the macaw, the budgerigar, the parakeet, the cockatoo, and the lovebird. The miscellaneous portion includes a total of 55 watercolors, depicting both exotic species as well as the more common blue jay, swan, and jackdaw. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Megan Scauri, M.A., M.L.S., in the Rare Book Department. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        ZION'S HOLY WAR AGAINST THE HOSTS OF HELL IN CHICAGO

      Zion Publishing House 1900 - A fine clean and tight soft cover copy in paper wrappers. First Edition. This copy has a couple of chips to top and bottom of spine and a tiny nick to top edge. Otherwise, this is an exceptional copy to have lasted this long and in this condition. = WE BOX AND SHIP ALL BOOKS WITH DELIVERY CONFIRMATION. = WE HAVE BEEN BUYING AND SELLING USED BOOKS FOR OVER 33 YEARS. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Shadowy Waters

      London: Hodder and Stoughton,, 1900. Quarto. Original blue vertical-grain cloth, titles to spine, flower design to upper board, and top edge gilt. Cloth a little rubbed and marked, wear to spine ends, faint spotting to endpapers. A very good copy. First edition, first impression, of Yeats's lyrical, visionary play which tells a story of love between Forgael, a dreamer-pirate, and Dectora, a proud queen whose ship he captures.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Lebensbilder / Drei Jahrzehnte. 1907 - 1937. Rückblick einer Klasse von der Reichenberger Lehrerbildungsanstalt. Nach 30 Jahren verfassen sie ein Buch in dem jeder schreib was er die letzen 30 Jahre getan hat. Kriegsgefallene sind zu beklagen und auch sonst. Mitwirkende waren: Bergmann Karl, Fachlehrer, Reichenberg / Effenberger Alfred, Leher, Reichenberg / Elsner Josef, Oberlehrer, Johannesberg / Fischer Franz, Fachlehrer, Deutsch Gabel / Habl Karl, Direktor, Reichenberg / Elsner Josef, Oberlehrer, Johannesberg / Fischer Franz, Fachlehrer, Deutsch Gabel / Habl Karl, Direktor, Reichenberg / Herbig Gistav, Provessor, Böhm - Budweis ( mit einem Holschnitt ) Johne Karl, Fachlehrer, Reichenberg / Klamt Robert, Oberlehrer, Johannesberg Klein Sem

      Selbstverlag,, Reichenberg, - 29 x 24 cm. Ca. 1900 Blatt. Bücher. 2000 g. Guter Zustand / Good condition. Graphisch gestaltet. Getippte Seiten. [Attributes: First Edition; 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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        ARABIAN Thousand & one NIGHTS, Arabian Nights, Fine BINDING SET Antique, 16 VOLUME SET, & 1st 6 number 1-6 are in silver on spine cvr & next VOL. #1- 10 have Gold on spine cvrs = TOTAL OF 16 VOLUMES

      Privately printed at the BURTON CLUB LONDON 1900 - HB NO DJ ISSUED, 16 VOLUME SET, UNDATED, 1885 on introduction but around 1900, , 6 VOLS ARE BLACK & SILVER CLOTH & OTHER 10 ARE BALCK WITH GOLD, FINE-, Light WEAR, NO JACKET,Arabian Nights Beautiful fine binding antique set. This work, published by the Burton club, includes the original tales plus the complete six volume Supplemental Nights! Undated antique books in fantastic condition, the introduction gives 1885, butprobably these were published closer to 1900. Each volume with a beautiful frontispiece illustration on a heavy weight shiny paper. Set is still like new! Publisher's red top stain., With an introduction explanatory notes on the manners and customs of Moslem men and terminal essay upon the history of The Nights ,NOTE: silver lettering on bindings ARE THE SUPPLEMENTS, 10 volumes of the Arabian Nights, and 6 of Supplemental Nights. A plain & Literal Translation of Arabian Nights Entertaintment [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ARABIAN Thousand & one NIGHTS, Arabian Nights, Fine BINDING SET Antique, 16 VOLUME SET, & 1st 6 number 1-6 are in silver on spine cvr & next VOL #1- 10 have Gold on spine cvrs = TOTAL OF 16 VOLUMES

      Privately printed at the BURTON CLUB LONDON, 1900 HB NO DJ ISSUED, 16 VOLUME SET, UNDATED, 1885 on introduction but around 1900, , 6 VOLS ARE BLACK & SILVER CLOTH & OTHER 10 ARE BALCK WITH GOLD, FINE-, Light WEAR, NO JACKET,Arabian Nights Beautiful fine binding antique set. This work, published by the Burton club, includes the original tales plus the complete six volume Supplemental Nights! Undated antique books in fantastic condition, the introduction gives 1885, butprobably these were published closer to 1900. Each volume with a beautiful frontispiece illustration on a heavy weight shiny paper. Set is still like new! Publisher's red top stain., With an introduction explanatory notes on the manners and customs of Moslem men and terminal essay upon the history of The Nights ,NOTE: silver lettering on bindings ARE THE SUPPLEMENTS, 10 volumes of the Arabian Nights, and 6 of Supplemental Nights. A plain & Literal Translation of Arabian Nights Entertaintment. First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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        Fänrik Stals sängner, en samling Sanger.

      . Stockholm: Bonnier 1900. Med tegninger af Albert Edelfelt. 4to. 212 + [4] sider. Orig. halvlaeder..

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

      HMSO, 1898-, London 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ian Hamilton's March

      London: Longmans, Green, & Co., 1900. First edition. Hardcover. Good plus. This is the British first edition, first printing of Churchill's fifth published book. Ian Hamilton's March was the second of Churchill's two books based on his newspaper despatches sent from the front in South Africa during the Boer War. It was during this conflict that Churchill was captured by the Boers. His daring escape made him a celebrity and helped launch his political career. Ian Hamilton's March completes Churchill's coverage of the Boer War, publishing 17 letters to the Morning Post, spanning 31 March through 14 June 1900, including four letters which had never appeared in periodical form. (Cohen, A8.1.a, Vol. I, p.105) The narrative in Ian Hamilton's March includes the liberation of the Pretoria prison camp where Churchill had been held. It was published in England in October, just a few weeks after Churchill's first election to Parliament. Though a companion and sequel to London to Ladysmith, it is notably different in appearance, content, and scarcity. The first printing saw only 5,000 copies - half as many copies as London to Ladysmith, with a second and final printing adding only 1,700 copies. Where Ladysmith bore a lavishly illustrated binding, Ian Hamilton's March was bound in red cloth matching the style of Churchill's first published book, The Story of the Malakand Field Force - fitting, as these were the first and last Churchill first editions published by Longmans, Green, and Co. This first edition, first printing is in good plus condition, sound and unrestored with some cosmetic detractions. The red cloth binding remains tight with bright boards. We note minor wear at corners and wrinkling at spine ends, modest spine toning and some concavity to the spine, a two inch moisture stain at the rear hinge, and a very slight forward lean to the binding. The contents remain bright with a crisp feel. All maps and plans are present, as well as the frontispiece and tissue guard, and the original black endpapers are intact. We find no previous ownership marks. Spotting is primarily confined to the page edges and first few leaves, only occasionally intruding slightly into the blank inner text margins. The page edges show mild age-toning, the top edge light dust soiling. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A8.1.a, Woods/ICS A5(a), Langworth p.59

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        Teddy Roosevelt on Boxing and the Pan American Exposition which would launch him to the Presidency with McKinley?s assassination

      "Book Signed ?T. Roosevelt? as Governor of New York on the concluding page. Message of the Governor of the State of New York 1900 Theodore Roosevelt, Governor in gilt lettering on black cover. Softcover, 8.25"" x 10.25"". 53 separate numbered pages with text printed on one side. Executive Chamber, Albany, January 3, 1900. Minor flaws. Internally sound. Fine condition. On November 6, 1900, when William McKinley was reelected President, Governor Roosevelt was elected Vice President. McKinley was assassinated at the Pan American Exposition in Buffalo in September 1901 and was succeeded by VP Theodore Roosevelt. One of the topics covered by Governor Roosevelt in this Message was the ?Pan American Exposition.? Other topics covered include, ?Canals,? ?Trusts,? ?Labor,? ?National Guard and Naval Militia,? ?Fisheries, Forest and Game Commission,? ?State Commission on Prisons,? and ?State Commission on Lunacy.? From the part of TR?s address headed ?Horton Boxing Law,? in part: ?Rough, vigorous pastimes are excellent things for the nation, for they promote manliness, being good in their effects not merely upon the body, but upon the character, which is far more important than the body ... Every exercise that tends to develop bodily vigor, daring, endurance, resolution and self-command should be encouraged. Boxing is a fine sport; but this affords no justification of prize fighting ... When any sport is carried on primarily for money ?" that is, as a business ?" it is in danger of losing much that is valuable, and of acquiring some exceedingly undesirable characteristics. In the case of prize fighting, not only do all the objections which apply to the abuse of other professional support apply in aggravated form, but in addition the exhibition as a very demoralizing and brutalizing effect. ?There is no need to argue these points. They are expressly admitted in the Horton Law itself. Moreover the evils are greatly aggravated by the fact that the fight is for a money prize, and is the occasion for unlimited gambling and betting. As the law is construed by the police department of New York at present, it permits fights pure and simple. If as is alleged the police are technically justified in so construing the law, it only renders it more necessary that the law should be repealed...? The Horton Law legalized boxing in the state of New York from 1896-1900. The Lewis Law repealed the Horton Law on August 30, 1900, and made prizefighting illegal in New York State. Boxing was only allowed in New York on a club membership basis. Theodore Roosevelt boxed while attending Harvard (1877-1881). ?In athletics, T.R.'s energy served him well, for it brought him somewhat closer to his fellows,? wrote Philip M. Boffey in ?The Harvard Crimson? (December 12,1957). ?Though not a great, or even a good college athlete, Roosevelt had taken to exercise to build up his asthma-weakened body. Endurance became a fetich with him, and he took great pride in outdoing his friends ... Roosevelt did not participate on any college teams, but he gained local fame for his boxing exploits. He entered several college boxing tournaments, and though only moderately successful, his obvious courage and determination won him a small following."

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        E.P. PINAUD - MOUSTACHE PROFILES

      ca. 1900., ca. 1900. A fabulous advertising piece for E.P. Pinaud and his Parfumerie in Paris. It is a folded stiff card showing the 40 possibilities of moustache, beard and sideburn possibilities and assures the consumer that it "imparts to the hair and moustache softness and brilliancy. No gentleman's dressing table complete without it." Mr. Ed Pinaud placed above competition at the Paris Exposition of 1900. On one side are the 40 beard, mustache and sideburn profiles. When opened it measures 22 1/2" x 28 1/2" This side is near mint with only the slightest of stain. The obverse side is advertising Pinaud's other products, those being Eau De Quinine Hair Tonic - The best Hair Restorer. A Positive Dandruff Cure; Ed Pinaud - Unsurpassed Extract Vegetal to use after shaving and Ed. Pinaud's Brillantine - Unequaled for imparting to the Hair and Moustache brilliancy and softness. Several stains to this side, but overall in very good condition. The advertising piece was published by Palmer and Oliver of New York.

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        A Souvenir of Macao

      Middlesbrough.: Hood & Co.. No date.[1900].. 24 letter press half tone images one per page with green border, each 12 x 19cm, original pictorial wrappers, very good copy. .

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        Album of Victorian Scrap's and Trade Cards

      California [circa 1900]. () 15pp. Good to very good. 19th Century folio decorated album with numerous pages with tipped in scrapes, trade cards, and advertising pieces. The album is in poor condition and many of the pages are quite acidic but the tipped in ephemera generally is in very good condition. Many of the identified pieces are from Northern California's mining districts and the Sacramento area. A number of the pieces have a Afro-Americana theme. There are approximately 200 items in the album..

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        ALBUMS DE PHOTOGRAPHIES. BRETAGNE. VERS 1900.

      - 2 ALBUMS FORMAT 13 X 18 ET 24,5 X 31 CENTIMETRES ENVIRON, CONTENANT 144 PHOTOGRAPHIES FORMAT 12 X 9 CENTIMETRES ENVIRON. CERTAINES CONCERNENT LES PYRENEES (GAVARNI, LUCHON, ETC), LA MAJORITE CONCERNANT LA BRETAGNE : AUDIERNE, BELLE-ILE, BREHA, BREHEC, FINISTERE, KERROCH, PAIMPOL, PERROS HAMON, PLOUMANACH, POINTE DU RAZ, PORZ EVEN, SAINT RION, ETC. NOMBREUX THEMES, DONT COSTUMES FOLKLORIQUES, MONUMENTS, PAYSAGES, PROCESSIONS, REGATES, SCENES DE PORT, DE BATEAUX A VOILE DONT BATEAU ISLANDAIS, ETC. INTERESSANT DOCUMENT D'EPOQUE EN BON ETAT.

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        Villa Rubein

      London, Duckworth,, 1900. Octavo. Original pink cloth, white paper title labels to upper board and spine printed in black. Housed in a quarter green morocco slipcase. Some mild spotting to the fore edge, front hinge tender, spine very slightly faded but an impeccable copy and rare thus. First Edition, First Impression, First State Binding. The author's third book. Laid into this copy is a group of letters regarding this copy from the offices of Doubleday in New York outlining the issue points for this publication and discussing other Galsworthy titles. Included is the original bill of sale dated 7 June 1932 which gives the price of this copy as a barely imaginable $300.

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        Dansk Utstillings av Kunsthaandverk i Kristiania Haandverks og industriforening.

      . .4 Oktb. - 14 Nov- Aapen hver dag Kl. 11 - 3 og 5 - 8. Entre 1 Krone. Litograferet plakat trykt i farver af Chr. Cato ca. 1900. 90x60cm..

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        82 stereoscope photoes from the Boer War printed on albuminpaper with explanatory text.

      Underwood and Underwood Publishers. New York. London. Toronto. Ottawa-Kansas. 1900. Housed in the original canvas box with text on the top "For Empire - Queen and Flag. South Africa 1900".. All photoes in very good condition. The box a little dirtied

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        "Ein Spaziergang auf der Stadtmauer von Berching" originales Ölgemälde auf Leinwand ca. 60x83cm; rechts unten signiert; um 1900

      . Maße im dekorativen Rahmen 77x101cm..

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        Ian Hamilton's March

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co.,, 1900. Together with extracts from the diary of Lieutenant H. Frankland a prisoner of war at Pretoria. Octavo. Original dark red cloth, spine and front cover lettered in gilt, black coated endpapers. Frontispiece portrait, 9 maps and plans in text, partially coloured folding map. Ownership signature to front free endpaper. Spine faded, remnant of bookseller's ticket to front pastedown, tips bumped, dent to front board, some occasional minor foxing to contents. A good copy. First edition, first impression. Publisher's records indicate that 5,003 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" (Cohen, pp. 103-4).

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        C. 1900 - 1918 Collection of Italian Infantry Regimental Commemorative Postcards

      Italy: Various, 1900. Collection of 102 postcards, loosely inserted via corners only in two circa 1910 'Cartoline Postali' albums; 2 cards per leaf, back to back; some postally used, others not; conveniently organized by regimental number, beginning with No. 1 Savoia Reggimento Fanteria and proceeding to the 117th, Brigata Padova; occasionally, more than one card for a regiment; often, details are given via illustration and text concerning the campaigns of these units and their participation in various battles, many with commemorative notations regarding the unification in 1848; most of the cards are color illustrated, a couple are black & white or monotone and all are different, done by various Italian publishers and printers and different dates, circa 1900 - 1918, with most from before the first world war; the albums approx. 5" x 7" size; bound in blue cloth with red and gilt decorations; albums worn, rubbed, pages are of a brittle paper with ornate printed borders, paper corners split on some pages, some pages loose; some of the cards with some light wear, especially those which had gone through the mails; all are in at least very good condition and usually better; a very interesting and specific collection detailing via imagery Italian military history in the early part of the 20th century.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good.

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        Der Struwwelpeter oder lustige Geschichten und drollige Bilder für Kinder von 3 bis 6 Jahren.

      . No date and place. (Ca. 1900). Richly illustr. in colour. 24 pp..

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        82 stereoscope photoes from the Boer War printed on albuminpaper with explanatory text.

      . Underwood and Underwood Publishers. New York. London. Toronto. Ottawa-Kansas. 1900. Housed in the original canvas box with text on the top "For Empire - Queen and Flag. South Africa 1900". * All photoes in very good condition. The box a little dirtied..

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        Plancks Gesetz und Lichtquantenhypothese.Berlin: Springer, 1924.

      First edition, in original printed wrappers, of one of the most important papers in the history of quantum physics, the invention of 'Bose-Einstein statistics' (Einstein's contribution came later - see below). "The paper by Bose is the fourth and last of the revolutionary papers of the old quantum theory (the other three being by, respectively, Planck [1900], Einstein [1905], and Bohr [1913])" (Pais, <i>Subtle is the Lord</i>, p. 425). "With their work Bose and Einstein established the field of quantum statistics one year before the appearance of quantum mechanics" (Brandt, <i>The Harvest of a Century</i>, p. 139).<br/><br/> "Bose-Einstein statistics, one of two possible ways in which a collection of indistinguishable particles may occupy a set of available discrete energy states. The aggregation of particles in the same state, which is characteristic of particles obeying Bose-Einstein statistics, accounts for the cohesive streaming of laser light and the frictionless creeping of superfluid helium. The theory of this behaviour was developed (1924-25) by Albert Einstein and the Indian physicist Satyendra Nath Bose, who recognized that a collection of identical and indistinguishable particles can be distributed in this way. <br/><br/> "In contrast to Fermi-Dirac statistics, the Bose-Einstein statistics apply only to those particles not limited to single occupancy of the same state-that is, particles that do not obey the restriction known as the Pauli exclusion principle. Such particles have integer values of spin and are named bosons, after the statistics that correctly describe their behavior" (<i>Britannica</i>).<br/><br/> As Pais points out (<i>Inward Bound</i>, p. 284), Bose's paper "also contains the discovery of Bose-Einstein condensation, an effect without application at that time." This is a phenomenon in which atoms coalesce into a shared quantum state at the lowest available energy. The requisite methods to produce temperatures low enough to test this prediction did not become attainable, however, until the 1990s. In 1995, Eric Cornell and Carl Wieman succeeded in merging about 2,000 individual atoms into a "superatom," a Bose-Einstein condensate large enough to observe with a microscope, work for which they received the 2001 Nobel Prize in Physics. Bose-Einstein condensates hold promise for several new technologies, including atom lasers, light-based telecommunications, optical storage of data, and quantum computing. <br/><br/> Bose (1894-1974) was born and educated in Calcutta, leaving "in 1921 to become Reader in Physics at the newly established University of Dacca in East Bengal. In July 1924 he sent a short manuscript entitled "Plancks Gesetz und Lichtquantenhypothese" to Albert Einstein for criticism and possible publication. Einstein himself translated the paper into German and had it published in the <i>Zeitschrift für Physik</i> later that year. He added a note that stated: "In my opinion Bose's derivation of the Planck formula signifies an important advance. The method used also yields the quantum theory of the ideal gas as I will work out in detail elsewhere" ... [In this paper] he succeeded in deriving the Planck blackbody radiation law without reference to classical electrodynamics. Einstein's generalization of Bose's method led to the first of two systems of quantum statistical mechanics, known as the Bose-Einstein statistics. Paul Dirac later coined the term "boson" for particles that obey these statistics. <br/><br/> "Planck's radiation law, derived in 1900, relates the electromagnetic energy density in equilibrium with a blackbody, or ideal radiator... Planck based his derivation on a model in which the radiation emitted and absorbed by the blackbody is in equilibrium with a set of charged oscillators. He took the laws of classical electrodynamics as valid but assumed in addition that each oscillator could emit and absorb only in quanta proportional to its frequency of oscillation... The zero-rest-mass quanta of the electromagnetic field are now called 'photons,' a term introduced in 1926. <br/><br/> "Bose's [derivation of the Planck law] followed a general procedure introduced by Boltzmann for determining the equilibrium energy distribution of the microscopic entities that constitute a macrosystem. The procedure begins by enumerating all the possible, distinguishable microstates of the entities, where each such state is defined by a set of coordinates and momenta. That is, each possible state of a single entity is specified by a point in six-dimensional phase space the axes of which correspond to the three spatial coordinates and the three components of momentum. Each possible state of the system is specified by a distribution of such phase points. Bose's innovation was to assume that two or more such distributions that differ only in the permutation of phase points within a sub-region of phase space of volume <i>h<sup>3</sup></i>(where <i>h</i> is Planck's constant) are to be regarded as identical. Thus, in effect he asserted that two truly identical photons cannot be distinguished even in principle. This method of counting has the effect of enhancing the populations of lower-energy photon states at the expense of those of higher energy, and leads to the correct Planck distribution law...<br/><br/> "In July 1924 Einstein had already generalized Bose's results to particles of nonzero rest mass the total number of which is conserved; and in January 1925 he showed that such a gas would, under conditions of extreme temperature and pressure, exhibit marked deviations in behavior from that of a classical ideal Maxwell-Boltzmann gas... Thus, by generalizing Bose's theory, Einstein completed the formulation of the first of two types of quantum statistics. In 1926 Enrico Fermi derived a second system of quantum statistics, now called the Fermi-Dirac statistics, in which it is assumed that each sub-volume <i>h<sup>3</sup></i> in phase space can be occupied by no more than one point, consistent with the exclusion principle enunciated by Wolfgang Pauli in 1925" (DSB).<br/><br/> <i>Provenance</i>: Signature of E[rnest] F. Barker on front cover, dated 12 September, 1924. Ernest Franklin Barker (1886-1970) graduated from the University of Rochester in 1908, receiving his doctorate from the University of Michigan in 1915. He became Professor of Physics at the University of Michigan in 1922, acting as chairman of the department from 1941.. pp. 178-181 in Zeitschrift für Physik, 26. Band, 3. Heft, 11 August, 1924. The entire issue offered here. 8vo (230 x 156 mm), pp. 161-222. Original printed wrappers. Signature of E[rnest] F. Barker on front cover, dated 12 September, 1924. Very light wear. A fine and unrestored copy

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        OSTROV SAKHALIN

      St. Petersburg, Marks, n.d. (ca. 1900) - Cont. cloth, hand written title on spine. Some spotting to title and a few other leaves. A couple of pages loose, nothing missing. A few minor tears. Internally generally very good. Ex. libr. copy. First edition was published in 1895. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE STRENGTH OF GIDEON AND OTHER STORIES

      1900. KEMBLE, E.W.. DUNBAR, Paul Laurence. THE STRENGTH OF GIDEON AND OTHER STORIES. Illustrations by E.W. Kemble. NY: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1900. 12mo., brown cloth stamped in gilt, white & black; 362 pages. First Edition. [BAL 4930]. Signed inscription by Dunbar on the front endpaper: "Sincerely yours, Paul Laurence Dunbar. August 3rd, 1902." Very Good (little edgewear spine ends else covers bright & with only minor rubbing; contents clean & tight). An uncommon book and very difficult to locate an autographed copy! $5,000.00.

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