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        Postcard handwritten and intitialed by Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835-1910)

      London: Not published, 1900. Postcard measures 4.5" x 3.5", postmarked Kilburn July 19 1900. Addressed in Twain's hand "For Mr. Mac Allister 20 Hanover Square." Written by Twain on reverse is "July 18. I am a deal better, + expecting to be at 56 on Saturday [initialed] S.L.C." Sent to Twain's English publisher and neighbor, MacAlister. American literature. Slightly to moderately browned, with a few spots of staining including old adhesive residue near edges.. Signed. First Edition. Unbound. Very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Kurt Gippert Bookseller (ABAA)]
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        Les Peintres néerlandais du XIXème siècle. (FOUR VOLUMES OF THE DUTCH PAINTERS COMPLETE). French translation of: Het Schildersboek.

      Anvers (Antwerp), L.H. Smeding, ca. 1900 - Anvers (Antwerp), L.H. Smeding, ca. 1900. Original green & gilt cloth-covered boards (hardcover), designed in art nouveau, 31 x 25,5 cm., together ca. 1000 pp. + "autotypiën, photogravures" and 24 original ETCHINGS by Ph. Zilcken. A splendid set, top edge gilt. Contributions on J. Bosboom, Charles Rochussen, David Bles, Willem Roelofs, Joseph Israëls, Henriette Ronner, Jan Hendrik Weissenbruch, Laurens Alma Tadema, Pieter Stortenbeker, C. Bisschop, P.J.C. Gabriël, G.J. van den Sande Bakhuijzen, Anton Mauve, Mrs. Bilders-Van Bosse, Hendrik Valkenburg, F.P. ter Meulen, P.L.J.F. Sadée, W.B. Tholen, D.A.C. Artz, F.J. van Rossum du Chattel, Jan Vrolijk, Gerke Henkes, W.C. Nakken, Pieter de Josselin de Jong, Matthijs Maris, Théophile de Bock, August Allebé, J.W. Bilders, Willy Martens, S. Mesdag- van Houten, A.H. Bakker-Korff, Geo Poggenbeek, J.H. Wijsmuller, J. Voerman, Tony Offermans, Jan van Essen, Jacob Maris, Alb. Neuhuys, Hendrik Willem Mesdag, Julius Jacobus van de Sande Bakhuyzen, N. van der Waay, Willem Maris, J.C.K. Klinkenberg, L.F.H. Apol, B.J. Blommers, Thérèse Schwartze, J.H.L. de Haas, F.H. Kaemmerer. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Luiscius Books]
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        Brief History of California / by Theodore H. Hittell ; with an Introd. and Suggestive Correlations by Richard D Faulkner. Maps, Portraits, and Other Illustrations by Charles J. Hittell - Discovery and Early Voyages

      San Francisco; The Whitaker & Ray Company 1900 - Description: xv, 67 (i. E. 84) p. : ill. , maps, port. ; 21 cm. Subjects: California --History. Near fine copy in the original title-blocked cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 1 Kg. 67 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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      Copenhagen: Fr. G. Knudtzons Bogtrykkeri, 1900. decorated leather, title and decorations gilt-stamped on spine and front board, marbled edges, pastedowns and free endpapers. Type Specimens. 4to. decorated leather, title and decorations gilt-stamped on spine and front board, marbled edges, pastedowns and free endpapers. (330) pages. Text in Danish. Type specimens from the Knudtzon printing house. Specimens of type faces, decorations, borders, etc. Some in color. Reference to year 1900 in text. 330 leaves, printed on recto only. Some leaves in color. Scuffing at edges and along spine, spine sunned, bumped at top front edge. Endpapers tanned, light foxing.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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        "In da Stubn" originales Ölgemälde auf Leinwand ca. 39x33cm; auf Karton aufgezogen; links unten signiert; um 1900

      . Maße im dekorativen Rahmen 53x47cm..

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Niederbayern]
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        Original Portrait Col. Sam Steele. Samuel Benfield Steele 1851 - 1919. In North-West Mounted Police Blue Patrol Jacket 1900

      Ottawa, Canada: Topley 1900. (Photograph) Very good. Original Photograph mounted on studio card: 7 5 / 8" X 5 3 / 8" Image: 5 1 / 2" X 3 7 / 8". Original Portrait Col. Sam Steele. Samuel Benfield Steele 1851 - 1919 Handwritten on reverse by Harwood Steele, Son of Sam Steele: Supt. S. B. Steele. Blue Patrol Jacket, N. W. M. P. 1900 Photographer: Topley, Ottawa. Neg # 79273. Major General Sir Samuel Benfield Steele, CB, KCMG, MVO (January 5, 1851 – January 30, 1919) was a famous member of the North West Mounted Police.He joined the local militia as a teenager and fought against the Fenians at the Battle of Ridgeway. He was sent west first to fight the Red River Rebellion of Louis Riel, but arrived after the Métis had surrendered. Steele had long been fascinated by the west, devouring the works of James Fenimore Cooper in his youth. He was especially interested in the First Nations, and spent his time in the west learning from them and the Metis. However he was recalled from Manitoba and based in Fort Henry in Kingston for the next few years.He was chosen to be one of the first members of the NWMP, being only the third officer sworn in. In 1873 he returned to Fort Garry with the new force and was put in charge of drilling the new recruits. Over the next few years he crisscrossed the prairies, before being assigned to NWMP headquarters to train new recruits.In 1881 he was assigned to meet with Sitting Bull, who fresh from defeating General Custer had moved into Canada and was demanding land for his people. Steele and a few officers met them and reached a peaceful agreement. This action won Steele great acclaim in the newspapers of the United States and was the beginning of his role as a public figure.In the North-West Rebellion Steele was dispatched with a small force. Missing the Battle of Batoche Steele and his force were sent to move against the last rebel force lead by Chief Big Bear. Steele and his two dozen Mounties defeated Big Bear's force at Loon Lake in the last battle ever fought on Canadian territory. The contributions of the NWMP to putting down the rebellion went largely ignored and unrewarded, to Steele's great annoyance. Steele spent the next ten years assigned to Fort McLeod, and at age 41 married Maria Harwood, eventually the couple had three children.In 1898 he was sent north to the Yukon to succeed Charles Constantine with policing during the Klondike Gold Rush. Initially, he was in charge of the customs posts at the Chilkoot Pass and White Pass, where he created the rule that no one would be allowed to enter without a ton of goods. Steele and his force made the Klondike Gold Rush into one of the most orderly events of its kind in history and made the police force famous around the world, which ensured its survival at a critical time when the force's dissolution was being debated in parliament.In 1900 he was second in command in Lord Strathcona's Horse, a Canadian light cavalry unit sent to South Africa during the Boer war and did so with distinction. Steele, however, disliked greatly what he was ordered to do by the British, which included burning towns and moving the populace to concentration camps.Steele was knighted in 1918 and was made a Companion of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, Knight Commander of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George, and Member of the Royal Victorian Order.Canada's fifth tallest mountain, Mount Steele, is named after him..

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      National Library Company 1900 - Dickens, Charles. THE WORKS OF CHARLES DICKENS. Edition De Luxe. NY: National Library Company, n.d. ca1900. 20 volumes. Each volume has a color frontis. w/tissue guard and b/w illustrations by George Cruikshank and "Phiz". #128/1000 copies. 8vo. tan cloth with black stamped spine labels, teg. Some of these volumes have never been read with the gilt being uncracked. All of the spine labels show minor scuffing and scratching, otherwise all the volumes are bright and crisp with sharp corners and unblemished covers. Overall and handsome fine hardcover set (extra shipping required on this set). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Columbia Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Animal Painters of England from the year 1650. A brief history of their lives and works.

      Vinton & Co., London 1900 - 2 vols. 4to. Pp xvi, 253; viii, 311. Frontispieces and 57 plates. Original cloth, gilt. Bindings a little rubbed and soiled. Front inner hinges cracked. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leakey's Bookshop Ltd.]
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        Das Wesen des Christentums

      Liberal ProtestantismHARNACK, Adolf. Das Wesen des Christentums. Sechzehn Vorlesungen vor Studierenden aller Facultâ?°ten im Wintersemester 1899/1900 an der Universitâ?°t Berlin. Leipzig: J.C. Hinrichsísche Buchhandlung, 1900.First edition. Octavo (8 5/16 x 5 1/2 inches; 211 x 141 mm). [4], 189, [1, table of contents], [2, ads] pp.Contemporary half black hard-grain morocco over dark blue morocco-grain cloth boards. Smooth spine decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt. Original brown coated endpapers. Some rubbing to extremities. A one-inch crack at the top of the front outer joint. Overall a very good copy.ìThese lectures on ëThe Essence of Christianityí by the then professor of church history at Berlin University were received with an enthusiasm unparalled for centuries in the field of religious pamphleteering. They proclaimed the fundamental concord of the tenets of the early Church as preserved in the non-Roman churches with the religious aspirations, the intellectual climate and the social and economic morality of the twentieth century; and innumerable reprints and translations broadcast this message of liberal Protestantism all over the world. Harnack [1851-1930] (ennobled in 1914) won internation fame as the leading student of the early Church...[His] influence upon the intellectual life of Germany was enormous. He was a co-founder and for many years the president of the Evangelic-Social Congress (1890) which brought together theologians, politicians and economists interested in the problems of social welfare...As director-general of the Prussian state library (1905-21) he initiated the work of the union catalogue of the German libraries as well as the international ëCatalogue of Incunabulaí (Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke)î (Printing and the Mind of Man).Printing and the Mind of Man 390.HBS 65351.$3,000

      [Bookseller: Heritage Book Shop, LLC ]
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        Konvolut von 72 Notenblättern (für Pianoforte).

      Leipzig, Aug. Cranz, um 1900.. Einzelne Blätter gering bestoßen und angeschmutzt, Titel häufig mit handelsüblichem kleinem Stempel "+20% Kriegszuschlag" versehen, insgesamt in sehr gutem Zustand.. Umfangreicher Einblick in das musikalische Werk Richard Eilenbergs, Ausgaben vorwiegend im Verlag Aug. Cranz erschienen. Dekorative Einbandgestaltung. Fotos u. Opuszahlen gerne auf Anfrage.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Klabund Mag. Doris Kornfeld]
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        Plays and Poems

      Routledge, UK 1900 - New Edition Circa 1900. Undated, A wonderful decorative six volume complete edition of the poems and plays of Shakespeare. Books are near fine and very bright and clean. Contents very good. The cloth is lightly soiled and foxed. PLEASE DOUBLE CLICK ON THE PICTURE TO ENLARGE. Digital images available upon request. Ref 6692 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lasting Words Ltd PBFA]
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        Nawa Entomological Factory. A collection of eleven post-cards mounted with actual wings of butterflies.

      . Gifu, The Nawa Entomological Factory, ca. 1900. Postcards measuring 9 x 15 cm. Each card contained in the original envelope. The envelopes have a handwritten number and the word "Real Butterfly" in a neat old hand. The cards themselves have a printed species name; on the verso is the printer's address and an artistic butterfly and plant logo. * A very rare and curious item. At the beginning of the 20th century, Mr. Y. Nawa patented a method "by which the scaled patterns of butterflies and moths can be removed on to various articles, such as paper". The pressed specimens of butterflies were prepared by a patented procedure, to prevent them from decay. Whatever the secret of the patent was, it worked perfectly. Even a century later, the specimens still look fresh. The combination of actual wings and hand-painted bodies gives the postcards a somewhat surrealistic feel. Each card shows a different species of butterfly or moth, with hand-painted bodies on which are mounted actual wings taken from a caught specimen. Species depicted are: Ixias pyrene, Huphima nama, Danais agleioides, Danais vulgaris, Cyrestis thyodamas, Heboima glaueippi, Papilo annaeus Fruhs (2x),Fresis iphita Cram, Danais septemtrionis, Junonia lemonias. We found no reference in the handbooks to these postcards, but the Nawa Entomological Factory published a booklet in 1909, entitled "Pressed Specimens of Butterflies and Moths", which explains a bit more about the factory and its merchandise..

      [Bookseller: Dieter Schierenberg BV]
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        Bètes grosses et petites

      Rueff J. 1900 - Cartonnage papier de l'éditeur, in-16 à l'italienne, plats illustrés en couleurs, non paginé, entièrement illustré dans le texte ; minimes traces d'usure sur les plats, bel exemplaire de cette très rare collection. Tom Pouce Fau Fernand [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Abraxas-libris]
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        Neue Lebende Bilder. Ein Ziehbilderbuch.

      München, Braun & Schneider, um 1900. - 10. Auflage. 33 x 24 cm. 9 Blatt mit 8 kolorierten Ziehbildern. Farbig illustr. OHlwd. Vgl. Krahé 102; Ries 8. - Enthält: Der Porträtmaler, Das gute Katzerl, Der Virtuos, Der Wurstler, Grosse Wäsche, Der Holzhauer, Der Student und sein Pudel, Der Brunnen. - Vorsätze erneuert, Vorwort mit hs. Schenkungsvermerk von 1909. Minimal fleckig, Ziehmechanismen, seitlich mit ausgebesserten Einrissen, funktionsfähig, nur bei Student und Pudel nicht. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Franziska Bierl Antiquariat]
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        Dictionnaire des Arts Decoratifs.

      - illustre de plus de 600 gravures dans le texte. 17 Planches, parfois en couleurs. Ameublement - Armurerie - Bijouterie - Broderie - Carrosserie - Costume - Coutellerie - Damasquinerie - Dentelles - Emaillerie - Faïences - Joaillerie - Miniature - Mosaïque - Orfevrerie - Porcelaine - Poterie - Sculpture sur bois et sur ivoire - Serrurerie - Tapisserie - Tissus - Vitrerie - Vitraux. 1080 Pages. Relie en deux volumes pleine percaline avec titre en or. Couverture avec illustration d' Alphonse Mucha inclus. Un peu tache. -French. 2 Volumes. 1080 pages. New binding plain percaline with gold lettering. Soiled cover and back included. Alphabetical dictionary of the decorative arts, including artists and designers, periods, national histories, styles, manufacturers and nomenclature, index, over 600 text illustrations, 17 plates (some in color). Sm. 4to. Paris, (Montgredien) no date (ca. 1900). New enlarged edition. An exhaustive and authoritative reference work on the decorative arts, first published in 1885. Cover design by Alphonse Mucha. DICTIONARY OF THE DECORATIVE ARTS for use by artisans, artists, amateurs and schools. Furniture, arms manufacture, jewelry, embroidery, coach building, embossing, costume, cutlery, damasquinage, lace, enamelling, faience, jewellery, miniatures, mosaic, goldwork, porcelain, pottery, sculpture on wood and ivory, metalwork, tapestry, textiles, glaziery, stained glass". Numerous excellent articles, many illustrated, on the decorative arts. Many artist biographies. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: DEGHELDERE Bookshop * Buchhandlung]
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      NY: 1900 1st Am. ed. 407p. - Churchill's memoirs of the Boer War.

      [Bookseller: Kubik Fine Books Ltd., ABAA]
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        London to Ladysmith via Pretoria

      Longmans, Green, and Co., London 1900 - This is Churchill's fourth book and the first of his two books based on his newspaper despatches sent from the front in South Africa. This one relates the exciting story of his capture by the Boers and the subsequent daring escape that made him a celebrity. The first edition is a beautiful book, but notoriously fragile and prone to wear, soiling, and spotting. This first edition, first printing copy is not fine, but is far better than most copies we see. Spine presentation is the distinguishing feature of this copy; the spine cloth is unusually clean and both the gilt and red lettering remaining bright and clearly legible and with only minor wrinkling at the spine ends. The pictorial front cover shows only light soiling at the edges. The blank rear cover is lightly soiled and stained, but shows only minimal wear at the corners. The contents are bright and clean with virtually no internal spotting and no previous owner inscriptions. Spotting is confined to the text block edges. The original black endpapers are intact. Maps and plans are present, clean, and crisp. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A4.1.a, Woods/ICS A4(a.1), Langworth p.53. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector, IOBA]
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        The New Metropolis: Pictures of Old New York

      (New York: D. Appleton. 1900). First. Limited edition. Very good portfolio in three quarter leather with tan cloth covered boards, gold stamping on the front board, with three gold emblems stamped in the leather, leather is scuffed with wear at the spine ends and corners, cloth ties have perished, a bookplate on the front pastedown, portfolio contains twelve plates mounted on boards, plates are in excellent condition, boards have a bit of age-toning. Number CL11 of 250 copies. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        A Ball-Players Career: Being the Personal Experiences and Reminiscences of Adrian C. Anson, Late Captain of the Chicago Baseball Club

      Chicago: Era Publishing. 1900. First. First edition, first issue binding with spine lettering 3/16" tall. Illustrated with photographs. Light and neat contemporary gift inscription, tiny pinhead sized rub spot on the spine, a little modest soiling, and the front hinge neatly repaired, a nice, very good plus copy of "Cap" Anson's autobiography, a book that appears infrequently. This is a much nicer copy than the three others that have appeared at auction in the past quarter century. Anson was perhaps the greatest player of the Nineteenth Century, and this is a keystone title for any early baseball collection. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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      Paris 1900 - Compositions d'André Brouillet. 33 x 26 cms. 224 pages. Con grabados fuera de texto. Encuadernado por Franz en holandesa con nervios en el lomo, floretón con iniciales, título y fecha en dorados. Corte en cabeza dorado. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Collection of 27 albumen stereophotos from Hamburg and Alt - Hamburg and 42 albumen stereophotos, mostly from the Harz. Ca. 1900. 17,5x8,5 cm.

      . * All very fresh and in mint condition..

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

      London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1900 - Octavo. Original red cloth, title gilt to spine and upper board, black surface-paper endpapers. Spine just a touch dull, mild foxing front and back, and to fore-edge, a very good copy. Frontispiece portrait, 9 maps and plans to the text, folding coloured map at the rear. First edition, first printing, first issue. (Cohen) Publisher's records indicate that 5003 copies were printed. "The volume consists of 17 letters to the Morning Post, beginning with that of 31 March 1900 and concluding with that of 14 June in contrast to London to Ladysmith, the texts of the originally published letters were more extensively revised and four letters were included which had never appeared in periodical form." Cohen A8.1.a

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Ornamentale Fragmente für das Kunstgewerbe

      Max Spielmeyer Berlin, um 1900,. 98 S., 2. Auflage, 98 Tafeln, komplett, alle Tafeln enthalten, enthält viele Motive im Jugenstil, einzelne Tafeln in einer Mappe mit einem Bindeband, eventuell interessant für Bildhauer und Restauratoren, Maße der Mappe: 32,5 x 41 cm, Mappe in gebrauchter Erhaltung, Blätter gut erhalten (Tafel 55 mit 4 cm Randeinschnitt), Mappe in gebrauchter Erhaltung.

      [Bookseller: Versandhandel für Sammler]
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        "Der Spielmann" originale Radierung in Rot ca.28,5x11cm auf Bütten; in der Platte monogrammiert und datiert "1900" am unteren linken Blattrand handschriftlich signiert bzw. bezeichnet

      . Bütten (51x36cm) an den Rändern minimal unfrisch..

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Niederbayern]
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        History and General Description Of New France

      Francis P. Harper, New York 1900 - 6 volumes, XIV,286; IV,284; V,312; VII, 308; IX,311 & IX,256 pp. (28 cm). A limited edition #44 of 750 numbered copies. With all portraits, illustrations, folding maps & plans; original cloth bindings, lightly sunned. Printed on blanked folio, this is a "classic" about Nouvelle-France (New France), uncommon and important!, Translated from the original edition and edited, with notes, by Dr. John Gilmary Shea. With a new Memoir and Bibliography of the translator by Noah Farnham Morrison" [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lord Durham Rare Books (IOBA)]
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        Advent Drei Weihnachtsgeschichten

      G. Grote'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, Berlin, ca. 1900. Pappe, altersbedingt guter Zustand, Ecken leicht gestaucht, 103 S., 12*18 cm.

      [Bookseller: ralfs-buecherkiste]
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        The Cinque Ports: A Historical and Descriptive Record

      William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London, 1900 - Illustrations by Henry Hyde, comprising 14 photogravure plates and 19 drawings in the text, some tissue guards printed in red 4to Cloth just a little marked, corners bumped, a little foxing, but a very nice copy; bookplate of Hermann Gerhard Hillers, and pencilled ownership inscriptions Harvey A8, recording that only 525 copies were printed. Original oatmeal cloth, with designs in gilt by the illustrator on the spine and upper cover, top edge gilt, others uncut [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bertram Rota Ltd]
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        Souvenir: Being a Collection of Sketches & Drawings (Royal Naval & Military Bazaar, Organized by Charles Peter Little in Aid of H.R.H. Princess Christian's Homes for Disabled Soldiers & Sailors on June 19, 20, 21, 1900)

      The Dangerfield Printing Company, London 1900 - Hardcover in original cream-colored boards imprinted with the image of three soldiers and a horse. Folio. First printing. Light wear to edges and light soiling to boards. Binding is solid and interior pages are clean. Thirty-one full-page color plates of Charlton's uniformed men, with literary contributions by Harold Begbie, Walter Besant, Guy Boothby, F.C. Burnand, and John Strange Winter. Charlton ranks as one of Britain's preeminent "battle" painters of the late Victorian era. Unpaginated. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Warwick Books, member IOBA]
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        A Hand-Book of Golf for Bears

      R. H. Russell, New York 1900 - A light-hearted ABC of golf verse by Carruth with green and black illustrations by Verbeck. Unpaginated. All exterior library markings cleanly removed. Boards rubbed and worn along edges. From the library of the Cleveland Museum of Art with usual interior markings otherwise very good condition. Text is clean and binding is secure. Barking Dog Books and Art LLC has been an independent bookseller online since 2002. Orders are processed promptly, carefully packed, and shipped with delivery confirmation. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      London: Printed at the Chiswick Press for Private Circulation, 1900. pp. 66, colour folding map. Printed to one side of the paper only in "Japanese fold format", that is the pages are jointed at the top edge, superb soft textured paper. Fine patterned Japanese silk end papers. Original quarter calf binding with gilt and black textured paper covered boards. Binding very good, with a couple of short nicks in the leather to the head of the spine, boards a litle worn and rubbed to the to extremities. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions, silk to end pages slightly worn to edges. A very good copy of this rare title.. Quarter Leather. Very Good. Sm 4to.

      [Bookseller: Loe Books]
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        The son of the wolf: tales of the far north

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1900. Hardcover. frontis by Maynard Dixon inserted, [i-viii] [1] 251p., printer's imprint [252] blank leaf, very good blackish green cloth with silver buckled belt and corners, silver on spine somewhat worn, first edition, printing of 2028 copies according to Sisson/Martens pages 2 &116 and BAL 11869 and Woodbridge. Publisher's imprint at bottom of spine first state with no periods around ampersand : Houghton | Mifflin & Co.; no broken type on page 147 (perfect "e" in spruce and perfect "t" in might) no broken type on 64-67, commas before and after 1900 on copyright page, sets of binding threads between 6/7, 18/19 and every six leaves thereafter. Two neat previous owners' book plates on front endpapers. This copy matches all first printing, first state points with the following two discrepancies from Sisson: 1. the frontispiece has the caption "Malemute Kid Halted Him" (page 64) as opposed to "The Men of the Forty Mile" as stated in Sisson; 2. The frontispiece appears to be inserted rather than sewn-in although Swann's auctioned described first printing with frontis tipped-in stating later printings were sewn-in, a disagreement with Sisson. Also, to this bibliographer the color of the binding is in question as well. Appears to be a blackish-green but could be interpreted as a deep gray-green. All-in-all a very nice copy of the author's rare first book

      [Bookseller: Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB]
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        Jephtha: A Drama Translated from the Latin of George Buchanan

      Paisley: Alexander Gardner N.D Ca. 1900-1902. 130pp Top edges gilt. Fore and bottom edges uncut. Frontispiece with tissue guard and four other illustrations by Jessie M King. Dark green cloth boards with gilt lettering and design to front. Spine and edges of boards slightly darkened with corners bumped, otherwise in Fine condition. . Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Back.

      [Bookseller: Greenwich Bookplace & Gallery]
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        Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe with Biographical Essay by John H. Ingram (6 Volumes Complete)

      George Barrie, 1900., Philadelphia and London/Grand Rapids - Full silver-blue cloth with paper label with red and black text. Mild edgewear and there is some soiling and rubbing to the paper labels making it difficult to read the title. #104 of 250 copies printed on Imperial Japanese paper. No date [ca 1900] All volumes have frontispiece and are illustrated. Volume 1-Memoir Tales, Volume 2-Tales, Volume 3-Poems and Essays, Volume 4-Autobiography, Volume 5- Micellaneous Tales, Volume 6- Life and Poems. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ziern-Hanon Galleries]
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        Visayan-English Dictionary = : Kapulbungan Binisaya-Ininglis / [Compiled By] J. Kaufmann. [ Kapulungan Binisaya-Ininglis ]

      Iloilo, P. I. : Printed By La Editorial, [1900] - Physical desc. : xiv, 1045 p. Subject: Cebuano language - Dictionaries - English. Association copy; inscribed to Cardinal Dougherty [Philadelphia] by the Bishop of Jaro, dated May 10, 1935. From the Bay Haven library with bookplate. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked leather-backed buckram boards. Panel edges somewhat dulled and dust-toned as with age. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. Scans and additional detail on request. 2 Kg. 1045 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        The Complete Works. The Warwick Edition.

      Boston: Dana Estes, n.d. c. 1900. - 32 volume set, 9 inches tall. Imposing set bound in true Edwardian style. Half morocco with raised bands, elegant gilt panels, titles and top edge. This deluxe edition was limited to 1000 copies of which this is number 304. Some very slight rubbing but an elegant, grand finely illustrated set. 1st Baron Lytton PC (25 May 1803 – 18 January 1873), was an English politician, poet, playwright, and prolific novelist. He was immensely popular with the reading public and wrote a stream of bestselling novels which earned him a considerable fortune. He coined the phrases "the great unwashed", "pursuit of the almighty dollar", "the pen is mightier than the sword", and the famous opening line "It was a dark and stormy night". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: McConnell Fine Books ABA & ILAB]
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        The Works

      London, George Routledge and Sons, Limited; New York, E. P. Dutton and Co., [c.1900]. 28 volumes, octavo (183 × 122 mm). Finely bound for Hatchards of London in brown polished half calf, titles and decoration to spines gilt, raised bands, brown cloth sides, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. A few minor marks to cloth boards, slight remnants of water damage to a couple of boards, an attractive set in good condition. Very few of Bulwer's contemporaries were as prolific, and none was as successful in so many genres. During his lifetime he was outsold only by Dickens, and only Dickens was more widely translated.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The 'Warwick Edition' of his works. 32 volumes complete.

      Boston; Dana Estes & Company undated but c 1900 - Thirty-Two volumes, 8vo, contemporary red half morocco, the spines with four unusually spaced raised bands each with three pin-head gilt dots, lettered direct, pretty gilt floral decoration up spines, gilt monogram 'HLP', on side, sides and corners with single gilt line, marbled boards, top edge gilt the other edges untrimmed, marbled endpapers, each volume has printed tissue-guarded frontispiece (15 coloured, by hand?) and together 168 photogravure plates (of 174 the 6 plates to 'Leila' never bound in) with printed tissue-guards. 'Lucretia' has three damaged leaves, neatly repaired with archival tape with two small holes in upper margin but text complete; corner tips rubbed and exposed; else a fine and very handsome library set. Number 264 of 1,000 sets. Will want extra postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Staniland (Booksellers) P.B.F.A.]
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