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        LONDON TO LADYSMITH Via Pretoria

      Longmans, Green & Co., London 1900 - Folding color frontispiece map, 498pp., (2)pp. advertisement for Churchill's The River War and The Malakand Field Force, 32pp. publisher's ads, 3 other maps (2 folding), and 4 plans. Bound in tan pictorial cloth stamped in black, lettering red and black, pictorial spine gilt and red, black endpapers with small booksellers embossed stamp to upper corner of front fly, neat owner's name and dated 1900 to upper corner of half-title, light scattered foxing to preliminaries, and fore-edges internally clean, foot of spine slightly darkened. A very handsome copy [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        London to Ladysmith via Pretoria

      LongmanÕs Green & Co., New York, 1900 - First American edition. The first of two books by Churchill based on his newspaper despatches sent from the front in South Africa. Bound in coarse red cloth with gilt titles on spine and on cover enclosed by gilt ruled boxes. 496 pages, 3 folding maps, 5 other maps and plans. Top edges gilt. Only 3000 copies published, so far scarcer than English firsts. A clean tight copy with exceptionally bright spine. No names or inscriptions, front free endpaper removed. No foxing. (ICS A4ba) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Churchill Book Specialist]
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        London to Ladysmith Via Pretoria

      Toronto: Copp, Clark Company 1900, 1st Canadian Ediition. (Hardcover) xi,1l.,496 pp.. Very good. Sm. Octavo. Three folding maps (including frontispiece) and illustrations (maps and plans) in original decorated brown cloth. Spine somewhat darkened. Text is very clean with no internal problems. Boards a little soiled but overall a very presentable copy. Woods A4 (1ST English Edition). A personal record of the author's experiences in the first five months of the African war originally published in the 'Morning Post'. Scarcer than the U.K or U.S. Editions..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        M. Hommel. Champagne. Sandusky, Ohio

      New York: Wittemann, ca. 1900. Color lithograph. Depicting champagne bottles, awards and street scene. 20 x 26 inches. Some cracks to patina of gum arabic. Framed withglass.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        Sister Carrie

      New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1900. True first edition, first printing of Dreiser's first published novel, with date of 1900 on copyright page. One-thousand copies were originally produced, but due to objections from Frank Doubleday, fewer than 600 were ever distributed with the remaining copies suppressed and destroyed due to their content. It was not until 1907 that a second printing was authorized. In Very Good condition. Foxing to end papers, with chipping to edge of front paste down. Sporadic smudging, foxing and spotting to pages. Previous owner name and address penned to front free end paper. Hinges at title page and half title page are exposed, else binding is firm. Cloth shows light rubbing. Extremely rare, presents well.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        On the Criterion that a Given System of Deviations from the Probable in the Case of a Correlated System of Variables is such that it Can Reasonably Be Supposed to have Arisen from Random Sampling

      Taylor & Francis, London 1900 - FIRST EDITION of one of the most important papers in the history of statistics, introducing the 'chi-squared' test of goodness of fit, "one of the most useful of all statistical tests" and "one of Pearson's greatest single contributions to statistical methodology" (DSB). "Specification or stochastic modeling of data is an important step in statistical analysis of data. Karl Pearson was the first to recognize this problem and introduce criterion, in a paper published in 1900, to examine whether the observed data support a given specification. He called it chi-squared goodness-of-fit test, which motivated research in testing of hypotheses and estimation of unknown parameters and led to the development of statistics as a separate discipline. In an article entitled "Trial by Number", [Ian] Hacking says that the goodness of fit chi-square test introduced by Karl Pearson (1900) 'ushered in a new kind of decision making' and gives it a place among the top 20 discoveries since 1900 considering all branches of science and technology" (C.R. Rao, "Karl Pearson Chi-Square Test: The Dawn of Statistical Inference"). In: Philosophical Magazine, Series 5, Vol 50, pp. 157-175. Complete volume (July-Dec 1900) offered. London: Taylor & Francis, 1900. Octavo, modern cloth. Provenance: with library stamp on volume title from the prestigious Gmelin Institute (after 1996, part of the Max Planck Institute). A fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Manhattan Rare Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Album Apoux. [45 Radierungen].

      Um 1900.. 35 x 26 cm. Motiv-Grösse 21 x 17 cm und kleiner. 45 Tafeln mit Originalradierungen von Apoux und weiteren. Privat gebunden in einem Ganzlederalbum mit Deckeltitel (Album Apout).. Private Sammlung der bekanntesten französischen Radierer galanter und frivoler Darstellungen des ausgehenden 19. Jahrhunderts. Viele der Blätter verzeichnen den Editeur Rene Pincebourde, der vorallem auch den Künstler Apoux verlegte. Von ihm sind 18 vorhanden (eines doppelt 'Fleur du Mal'). Unter den anderen Künstlern: Lebegue (4), Henri de Sta (5), Gaston Noury, Fredillo, Robert-Kiss, T. Hiriez (5), Albert Bligny (2), J. Chauvet und weitere. Einband etwas berieben und beschabt. Die Tafeln am Rand fingerfleckig, teils leicht braunfleckig. Die vorgebundenen Seidenhemdchen teis fleckig und knittrig.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ars Amandi]
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        Sausage Casings and Butcher's Supplies. [Trade Catalogue]

      New York & Chicago: Oppenheimer & Co, 1900. Quarto, 8 page index, + 240 pages. Illustrated throughout with hundreds of steel engravings. First edition. A handsome and thoroughly illustrated trade catalogue, filled with small and large equipment for butchering and sausage making, including cleavers, saws, ham branders, butcher blocks, lard coolers, cutters, stuffers, choppers, etc. Small closed tear to the first few pages, otherwise, internally near fine, in very slightly edgeworn gilt-titled green cloth, with a small rivet for hanging. [OCLC lists only one copy: Chicago History Museum].

      [Bookseller: Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink]
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        Porzellan-Abteilung. Preis-liste der Meissner Ofen-und Porzellan-fabrik (vorm. C. Teichert) in Meissen uber Tafel-, Dessert-, Kaffee-, Tee-, Waschgeschirre etc

      Meissen: Teichert, 1900. Slim folio, with 19 plates (of which 17 are chromolithographs); price notations by hand; very good in contemporary decorated cloth boards. Colour trade catalogue. Trade catalogue of Teichert Meissen ware, with complete set of price lists annotated by hand and 226 'onion pattern-ware' items illustrated in chromolithography.A desirable and useful resource for porcelain collectors, the catalogue illustrates tea cups and saucers, milk jugs, sugar pots, serving platters (including several tiered platters), tea and coffee pots, tureens, sauceboats, culinary figure-wear, and tools including pastry making items, rolling pins and ladels. Interestingly, lamps and candlestick holders are also included and illustrated.Plates numbered 1-13 depict blue onion-pattern ware ('blau zwiebelmuster'); the remaining six illustrate floral decorated wares and figurines. The catalogue bears the stamp of Parisian porcelain and faience artist Paul Bocquillon.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        Illustrations of the Botany of Captain Cook's Voyage Round the World in H.M.S. Endeavour in 1768-71, Part 1-3, in 3 volumes

      , London: Published by The British Museum, , 1900-01 , complete set in three parts, one of only 300 sets, with 320 lithographed plates (numbered to 318), and 3 folding maps, the first edition of nearly all the botanical illustrations by Banks and Solander on Australian plants

      [Bookseller: Keogh's Books]
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        The Thirty-Sixth Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, 1st Brigade, 2d Division, 2d Army Corps. Army of the Potomac. An Authentic Record of the Regiment

      [No place - Milwaukee?]: The Author. 1900. First. First edition. Large quarto. Blue cloth decorated and titled in gilt, and stamped in white. 430pp. Illustrated from photographs and drawings. Small broadside or handbill from the Association of Survivors of the 36th Wis. Vol. Infty. affixed to a rear blank leaf. Also affixed before the index is a small printed broadside "Affidavit of Patrick H. Doody" repudiating a slight against the Regiment which appeared in an article. Mild wear, very good plus, or better. This copy Inscribed by one Medal of Honor winner to another: "To companion Robert A. Gray of the Medal of Honor Legion, this History of a gallant regiment of which I had the honor to serve, is respectfully inscribed with the best wishes of George E. Albee. 1st Lieut. Bvt. Capt. U.S. Army. New Haven, Conn. June 10, 1901." Gray won his Medal of Honor for returning to the battlefield at Drurys Bluff, Virginia after his regiment had retreated in order to rescue a wounded officer. Albee is mentioned prominently throughout the history (including his personal meeting with Lincoln on behalf of the Regiment), which reveals that he received a Medal of Honor for actions against hostile Indians in 1869 on the Brazos River in Texas. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        MASTERPIECES Of The Japanese Woodblock Print] [Cover Title in Japanese].

      np: np, [c1900]. - folio. 36 tipped-in colour woodblock prints after Isoda Koryusai, Hiroshige Ando, Shotei Watanabe, Tosa Mitsuoki, & others. tissue guards with legends in Japanese & English. original patterned silk, paper title label on cover (corners bit frayed).

      [Bookseller: D & E LAKE LTD. (ABAC/ILAB)]
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        Handbuch der Spectroscopie (Spektroskopie), Bände 1 - 4, Halbleder-Ausgabe (1900 - 1908)

      Leipzig, S. Hirzel, 1900 - 1908.. Braune Original-Halblederbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln sowie Ornamentbändern an den Kapitalen; Buchdeckel in blau-roter Marmorierung und mit großen Ledereckern; marmorierter Buchschnitt. Erstes Übersichts- und Nachschlagewerk der Spektroskopie, in dem der Autor Heinrich Kayser das Wissen der damaligen Zeit zusammenfaßte und das unter anderem einen ausführlichen Abriß zur Geschichte der Spektroskopie bis zur Jahrhundertwende enthält. Alle Bände mit Sachregister, Autorenregister sowie zahlreichen Illustrationen; die Bände 2 und 3 ferner mit teils auf Pappe gedruckten, teils ausfaltbaren Tafeln im Anhang. Bd. 1: Geschichte der Spectroscopie - Die Erzeugung leuchtender Dämpfe - Prismen - Die spectroscopischen Apparate - Die spectroscopischen Messungen; XXIV, 781 S. Bd. 2: Emission und Absorption - Strahlung fester Körper - Strahlung der Gase - Verbindungsspectra. Mehrfache Spectra - Einfluß von Druck, temperatur, Entladungsart auf die Spectra - Das Aussehen der Spectrallinien - Das Dopplersche Princip - Gesetzmäßigkeiten in den Spectren - Schwingungen des Lichtes im magnetischen Felde, Mit 4 Tafeln und 57 Figuren; XI, 696 S. Bd. 3: Apparate und Methoden zur Untersuchung der Absorption - Die Veränderlichkeit der Absorptionsspectra - Beziehungen zwischen Absorption und Constitution organischer Körper - Absorption ausgewählter Stoffe - Alphabetisches Verzeichnis der bis jetzt bekannten Absorptionsspectra. Mit 3 Tafeln und 94 Figuren; VIII, 604 S. Bd. 4: Natürliche Farbstoffe der Pflanzen - Die Farbstoffe von Blut, Harn, Galle - Thierische Farbstoffe - Dispersion - Phosphorescenz - Fluorescenz. Mit 1 Tafel und 137 Figuren; XIX, 1.248 S.. Buchrücken und Ecken leicht berieben; sonst sehr gutes Exemplar des sehr seltenen Handbuchs; wenige (erste) Seiten leicht fleckig, Seiten sonst sauber und fleckenfrei. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (Rubrik: Wissenschaftliche Enzyklopädien: Med.-pharm. Enzyklopädien und Handbücher)

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        Nus masculins et féminins. Etude

      S.n. 1900 - - S.n., S.l. circa 1900, 49x40,5cm, une feuille sous marie-louise encadrée. - Croquis et dessins à la plume représentant des nus masculins et féminins, seuls ou en couple. Signature de l'artiste dans le bas de la feuille. Le dessin est consigné dans un cadre en bois brut. Marcel-Lenoir, pseudonyme de Jules Oury (1872-1931) est un peintre français. Passionné par le symbolisme, il fréquentera le poète Paul Fort et les milieux Rose-Croix, il découvre dans le même temps les oeuvres du Suisse Arnold Böcklin, de l'Anglais Edward Burne-Jones et de Pierre Puvis de Chavannes. Alberto Giacometti avait une immense admiration pour lui et disait : « Pour moi, c'était à l'époque le plus grand, . il avait une manière de peindre par facettes qui n'était qu'à lui. Il faisait sur moi une profonde impression ». [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Strength of Gideon and other Stories

      New York: Dodd, Mead & Co, 1900 362 pages with plates including frontispiece. Small octavo (7 1/2" x 5") issued in brown cloth with prictorial front cover and spine, lettering in gilt. 1st edition. Dunbar was born in Dayton, Ohio to parents who had escaped from slavery; his father was a veteran of the American Civil War, having served in the 55th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment and the 5th Massachusetts Colored Cavalry Regiment. His parents instilled in him a love of learning and history. He was a student at an all-white high school, Dayton Central High School, and he participated actively as a student. During high school, he was both the editor of the school newspaper and class president, as well as the president of the school literary society. Dunbar had also started the first African-American newsletter in Dayton. He wrote his first poem at age 6 and gave his first public recital at age 9. Dunbar's first published work came in a newspaper put out by his high school friends Wilbur and Orville Wright, who owned a printing plant. The Wright Brothers later invested in the Dayton Tattler, a newspaper aimed at the black community, edited and published by Dunbar. His first collection of poetry, Oak and Ivy, was published in 1892 and attracted the attention of James Whitcomb Riley, the popular "Hoosier Poet". Both Riley and Dunbar wrote poems in both standard English and dialect. His second book, Majors and Minors (1895) brought him national fame and the patronage of William Dean Howells, the novelist and critic and editor of Harper's Weekly. After Howells' praise, his first two books were combined as Lyrics of Lowly Life and Dunbar started on a career of international literary fame. He moved to Washington, D.C., in the LeDroit Park neighborhood. While in Washington, he attended Howard University. His wife Alice Dunbar Nelson was a famous poet as well. A graduate of Dillard University in New Orleans, her most famous works include a short story entitled "Violets". She and her husband also wrote books of poetry as companion pieces. An account of their love, life and marriage was depicted in a play by Kathleen McGhee-Anderson titled Oak and Ivy. He kept a lifelong friendship with the Wrights, and was also associated with Frederick Douglass and Booker T. Washington. Brand Whitlock was also described as a close friend. He was honored with a ceremonial sword by President Theodore Roosevelt. He wrote a dozen books of poetry, four books of short stories, five novels, and a play. He also wrote lyrics for In Dahomey - the first musical written and performed entirely by African-Americans to appear on Broadway in 1903; the musical comedy played successfully toured England and America over a period of four years - one of the more successful theatrical productions of its time. His essays and poems were published widely in the leading journals of the day. His work appeared in Harper's Weekly, the Saturday Evening Post, the Denver Post, Current Literature and a number of other publications. During his life, considerable emphasis was laid on the fact that Dunbar was of pure black descent, with no white ancestors ever. Dunbar's work is known for its colorful language and use of dialect, and a conversational tone, with a brilliant rhetorical structure. Dunbar traveled to England in 1897 to recite his works on the London literary circuit. He met the brilliant young black composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor who some of his poems to music and who was influenced by Dunbar to use African and American Negro songs and tunes in future compositions. After his return, Dunbar took a job at the Library of Congress in Washington. In 1900, Dunbar was diagnosed with tuberculosis, and moved to Colorado with his wife on the advice of his doctors. Dunbar died at age thirty-three on February 9, 1906 from tuberculosis, and was interred in the Woodland Cemetery, Dayton, Ohio. Condition: Corners bumped and gently rubbed, some rubbing to spine points, book plate on front paste down, light ring stain to back cover else about very good.. First Edition. Original Cloth. About Very Good. Illus. by . Small Octavo.

      [Bookseller: The Book Collector]
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        In the Ice World of the Himalaya, Among the Peaks and Passes of Ladakh, Nubra, Suru, and Baltistan

      1900. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. xvi, 204 pp, with three colored folding maps and 67 illustrations from photographs. Original green cloth with illustration of the authors on the front board. Lower corners bumped, some spotting and rubbing to the cloth; one map with a long closed tear repaired on the verso; contents otherwise quite sound and clean. The American husband and wife team were wealthy, zealous, and energetic explorers who together made many expeditions to the Himalayas. Fanny, a suffragist as well as a bit of a publicity hound, made sure the world knew of her achievements as a pioneering female climber. (Among other achievements, she held the women's altitude record for 28 years after her conquest of 23,000-ft Pinnacle Peak in 1906.) Robinson (Wayward Women) amusingly describes her as having "practically battered the Karakorams into submission, first treading them over with her squat, hob-nailed figure and then pinning them down on virgin maps and charts to take home for the various Geographical Societies of England and America to fight over." This is the account of their first Himalayan expedition, 1898-99, during which they reached the Karakoram Pass and explored the Biafo Glacier (Neate W124).

      [Bookseller: Walkabout Books, ABAA]
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        Verjel de los Príncipes, por. Deán de Sevilla. (Códice del siglo XV) / [Introducción] por Francisco R. de Uhagón

      - PRIMERA EDICION LIMITADA Y NUMERADA.- [En colofón] Madrid: Edita el Sr. Marqués de Jerez de los Caballeros (Oficina Tipográfica de la Viuda e hijos de Tello), 1900.- XVI,78 pp., [1 h.]: Viñetas capitulares; 4º (23,6 cm.); Cuidada impresión a dos tintas sobre magnífico papel de hilo verjurado; Enc. en Tela.- EL PRESENTE LIBRO CONSTITUYE LA PRIMERA EDICION IMPRESA A PARTIR DEL MANUSCRITO ORIGINAL DEL SIGLO XV: "Aqui comiença un breue compendio llamado Vergel de los Principes endereçado al muy pederoso e exçellente Principe, muy glorioso Rey e Señor Don Enrique, Rey de Castilla e de Leon, compilado por el su leal súbdito e Capellan el dotor Ruy Sanchez de Arévalo, Dean de Sevilla, en que fabla de los honestos deportes e virtuosos exercicios en que los ínclitos Reys se deuen exercitar". Aunque no se indica en en libro, es edición de tirada limitada. RARISIMO EJEMPLAR EN IMPECABLE ESTADO. Libro en español [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Fra ghiacci e tenebre. La spedizione polare norvegese 1893-1896

      Roma: Voghera, 1900. Prima edizione (First Edition). Rilegato mezza pergamena (half-vellum binding). Molto buono (Very Good). 8vo. Narrata da Fridtjof Nansen, seguita dalla relazione del Capitano del Fram Otto Sverdrup. Versione italiana dall'originale per cura del prof. Cesare Norsa. Vol. III: Con Nansen verso il Polo Nord. Tavole in nero f.t. e n.t. Opera pubblicata dal 1900 al 1901 Copertine originali illustrate da G. G. Bruno conservate internamente. Rilegato in mezza pergamena con angoli. Tassello con incisioni in oro ai dorsi

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        Late Winter Crow Landscape

      New York:, undated [1900].. Fine/. Fine condition. Original Charcoal on paper mounted onto illustration board. Signed in charcoal on lower left: "W.K.. Stone, CL Bull" Image size: 12 x 9 inches. Board size: 17 x 14 inches. An early landscape study by Charles Livingston Bull and Walter King Stone (American 1875-1949). A tonal composition of an late winter river scene with hints of snow in the foreground and on the distant hills. A murder of crows appear from around the bend on the river in the distant horizon. Due to the soft and ephemeral nature of the landscape -void of accentuated highlights or inked outlines characteristic of Bull's work- it appears the composition is most likely by Walter King Stone- with the addition of the birds contributed by CL Bull. Just who was the mentor and who was the student here is near impossible to determine. Additional drawings by both Stone and Bull acquired at the time of this acquisition place the artists in fellowship, yet no literature documents any formal association. In addition to his established career as an illustrator for popular periodicals and journal, as well as nature writing-1912 Walter King Stone became a member of the Salmagundi Club in New York, where he exhibited 18 landscape paintings during the course of the next quarter of a century.

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        Canal Scene

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

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        Traité élémentaire de minéralogie pratique

      Delagrave 1900 - Ouvrage illustré de 150 figures et de 26 planches hors texte tirées en 15 couleurs Sans date d'édition; fin XIXème vraisemblablement 1.850 kg 32 x 23,5 152 pages Reliure artisanale neuve plein cuir noir avec nerfs et fleurons dorés sur le dos, très bon état 1. Formes naturelles des minéraux . Densité. Méthode de détermination. 2. Principes de cristallographie géométrique. Etude particulière des systèmes cristallins. Groupements cristallins. 3. Optique cristalline. Optique physique. Phénomènes de polarisation en lumière parallèle. Relations entre la symétrie geométrique et la symétrie optique. Phénomènes optiques en lumière convergente. Signe des cristaux. Polarisation rotatoire. Phénomènes de coloration. 4. Propriétés physiques diverses. 5. Constitution chimique des minéraux. 6. Détermination pratique des minéraux. Principaux groupes naturels. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      - CHRISTMAS. (TUCK) FATHER CHRISTMAS. Lond: Raphael Tuck, no date, circa 1900. Folio, stiff pictorial wraps die-cut on the side in the shape of Santa and 2 young children, near fine. Illustrated with 4 full page chromolithographs and with brown illustrations in-text. Text is in verse by Clifton Bingham. Father Tuck Happy Hour Series. Great color cover. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Voice of the People

      Doubleday, Page & Co., New York 1900 - A fine copy of the author's third book and the first to be published under her own name. The book is very tight, square and solid. There is no fading whatsoever and the corners are true. The copy comes with a complete and fine dust jacket. The jacket shows only text on the front panel. There is minor edge-wear but considering its age is in near fine condition. Besides the jacket there is what I believe to be an original glassine cover to go over the jacket, which might help explain the excellent condition. Both the jacket and glassine are in a modern protective mylar sleeve. A very lovely copy of this important novel with the extremely rare jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: First Place Books]
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        Original pencil and watercolor scale drawing for processional cross for The Knickerbocker Greys "F. S.D. Processional Cross Length-72 ins. Brass & Oak Chromium Plated. Design A....Black-Starr & Frost Gorham, Inc."

      New York, ca. 1900. (KNICKERBOCKER GREYS) Image 23 x 15-1/2 inches; matted and framed to 29- 1/2 x 22 inches overall. . Framed and glazed . George R. Benda worked in New York at the end of the 19th century; he specialized in designs in silver, many for the noted firm of Black, Starr & Frost - Gorham, for whom he made this elegant rendering. The Greys are headquartered in New York's Seventh Regiment Armory

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      Paris: Calman Lévy (pr. by Chamerot & Renouard), 1900.

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        Adventures and Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, etc

      Preston; J. Askew and Son. n.d. [early 1900's], 1900. Askew pirated editions. 2 variant volumes, 8vo. Bound in blue and green decorated cloth respectively. Bumped and rubbed to extremities, but clean and bright. Green volume weakened to hinges. Light toning to page block due to poor paper stock. Ink ownership to flyleaves and a pastedown prize label to the blue volume. A little shabby but strong and handsome. Each volume is a differently bound variant of the Adventures and memoirs, along with The Sign of Four, produced in a blatant bit of copyright infringement by J. Askew in the late nineteenth/early twentieth century. Askew produced a number of quite attractive but rather peculiar variant editions of Sherlock Holmes stories, many of which are more interesting than the first editions in their own weird little way. Rarely seen in such nice condition.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Beaux & Belles of England (14 vols) [and] Days of the Dandies (15 vols), together 29 volumes.

      London: Grolier Society, n.d. [ca. 1900]. Edition De Luxe, #703 of 1000 Copies for England and America. Hardcover. 29 volumes, 4tos, in matching gray cloth, paper spine labels, color frontispieces, most from original drawings or watercolors by B. Wesley Rand; top edges gilt. Beaux & Belles of England: Beau Brummell by Captain [William] Jesse; Lady Hamilton and Lord Nelson by John Cordy Jeaffreson; Nell Gwyn by Peter Cunningham; Mrs. Sarah Siddons by James Boaden; The Sheridans by Percy Fitzgerald; Mrs. Mary Robinson by Herself; Count de Grammont by Anthony Hamilton; Lady Blessington by J. Fitzgerald Molloy; Lord Chesterfield by W. Ernst. *** Days of the Dandies: Colley Cibber by Himself; Peg Woffington by J. Fitzgerald Molloy; Captain Gronow by Himself; Charles James Fox by B.C. Walpole; Beau Nash by Oliver Goldsmith; Horace Walpole and his World by Himself; Mary Wortley Montagu by Herself; Fanny Burney by Herself; Laurence Sterne by Percy Fitzgerald; Mrs. Jordan by James Boaden. A few page tears; some staining to spine labels. Hinges secure on all volumes. A very good, presentable set of the complete run.

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        L'Architecture à l'Exposition Universelle de 1900

      Libr.-Impr. Réunies, Paris 1900 - Gran folio. (46x34 cm.), 1 hoja, 1 mapas, 100 láminas. Media piel, puntas, nervios, lomo cuajado con dorados, ruedas doradas en planos. Corte superior dorado. Bella encuadernación. Soberbia encuadernación para este magnífico álbum con cien láminas de gran calidad que muestran los palacios y pabellones construidos en París por todos los países con motivo de la Exposición Universal de 1900, con vistas detalladas de los exteriores (fachadas principales, laterales o posteriores, balcones, terrazas, etc.) así como interiores, (escalinatas, patios, etc.). Gran ejemplar. Arquitectura. Exposiciones Universales. Francia. Architecture. Universal Exhibitions. France.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Studio]
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        Gazzetta del Popolo della Domenica Letteraria - Artistica - Scientifica - Illustrata, a cura dell'Editore.

      TIPOGRAFIA DELLA GAZZETTA DEL POPOLO, Torino 1900 - Supplemento settimanale del più importante quotidiano torinese, diretto da E. AUGUSTO BERTA e che aveva fra i suoi più stretti collaboratori: G. STRAFFORELLO, E. DE AMICIS, M. SERAO, P. FERRARI, M. PRAGA, M. LESSONA, E. SCARFOGLIO, G. VERGA, O. FAVA, S. NOVARO, F. CAVALLOTTI, G. GIACOSA, C. LOMBROSO, R. BRAYDA, G. BALSAMO CRIVELLI, C. GIORGIERI CONTRI, E. BRAVETTA, G. DEABATE, D. LANZA, L. BISTOLFI, MARCHESA COLOMBI. Centinaia di articoli (dai viaggi alle innovazioni tecnologiche, dal costume al giardinaggio), racconti, recensioni di libri e mostre artistiche, di mostre enologiche, numerosissimi saggi dedicati alle questioni politiche e di costume del periodo; ricco di illustrazioni e pubblicità del periodo. Raccolta di 48 numeri + Inserto di 8 pagine illustrate dedicate all¿Esposizione Universale di Parigi del 1900. La raccolta comprende, per l'Anno 1900 i numeri: 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52. I giornali possono essere definiti in ottime condizioni; sono assenti le piegature di mezzo foglio solitamente riscontrabili nei giornali a grandi fogli. I giornali sono rilegati in un volume rigido dal dorso telato in rosso e i piatti foderati in carta lucida rossa; le dimensioni del volume sono di cm. 47 x 32. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      London - Longmans, Green, and Co., 1900 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A set of eleven novels by the Earl of Beaconsfield. Bound in quarter morocco with cloth boards and gilt lettering and decoration. New edition. Thereare armorial nameplatesonThe front pastedowns. Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield (1804 1881), was a British Conservative statesman and literary figure. He served in government for three decades, twice as Prime Minister. He played an instrumental role in the creation of the modern Conservative Party after the Corn Laws schism of 1846. Before and during his political career, Disraeli was well-known as a literary and social figure, although his novels are not generally regarded as a part of the Victorian literary canon. He mainly wrote romances, of which Sybil and Vivian Grey are perhaps the best-known today. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is some wear to the extremities, including some bumping and rubbing. Some of the front inner hinges are slightly strained. Internally the pages are cleanwith spotting on the endpapers and the occasional spot throughout. There is very slight browning to the page edges. Overall the condition is very good..

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        Blick von einer frühlingshaften Bergwiese über den See nach St. Bartholomä, rechts vorne Almhütte.

      . Gouache von Rudolf Reschreiter, links unten signiert, um 1900, 32,5 x 48 cm.. Bruckmann, Münchner Maler, Bd. 3, Abb. 551; Schemmann, Alpines Museum Innsbruck S. 123/4. - Rudolf Reschreiter (1868 - 1938) war mit Ernst Platz und Zeno Diemer einer der wichtigsten Alpenmaler. Unverkennbar ist er durch seine charakteristische Farbgebung mit den leuchtenden Blau- und Grüntönen. - Stimmungsvolle Ansicht mit imposantem Bergpanorama. - Auf fester Pappe. Gerahmt.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Zola sends thanks for the book ?The Czar and the King? about Russian Czar Alexander III and Henry, Count of Chambord, pretender to the French throne as Henry V

      Autograph Note Signed ?Emile Zola? in French on his personal calling card, 4? x 2.25?, imprinted ?Emile Zola? in the center and ?23, rue de Boulogne? at the lower right. No date, no place, but with original mailing envelope, 4? x 2.5?, addressed, not by Zola, to ?Monsieur Westphal / 53 Bose /Cette,? with penciled date ?1 Janvier 1900,? probably date of receipt. Torn open at top, removing part of stamp and ?Carpentras, Vaucluse? postmarks appearing to be Dec 30, 1899, and, on verso ?Janv 00.? Two small mounting remnants on verso of calling card. Fine condition. In full, ?With my many thanks for kindly sending me The Czar and the King of which I receive with great interest.? ?Le Czar et le Roi: Souvenirs et Impressions de Voyage? by Jules Cornély, illustrations by G. Bourgain, was published in Paris in 1884. In May 1883, Cornély had visited Czar Alexander III in Moscow and, in June 1883, he visited Henry, Count of Chambord, in Frohsdorf,

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      London Sampson Low Marston and Company 1900 - First edition. With a folding map showing the route and 106 other fine illustrations throughout. 8vo, publishers original dark powder-blue cloth with pictorial decorations on the upper cover in black, silver, and gray, and titling in black. Lettered in gilt on the spine. xii, 213 pp. An especially fine and bright copy. Very scarce thus. SCARCE FIRST EDITION OF THIS EARLY AND IMPORTANT WORK BY A WOMAN TRAVELLER. This is a fine work concerning a sojourn in the Sikkim Himalayas and was written to describe a journey among new and interesting surroundings, undertaken in 1891 just after a fresh awakening on the part of the Indian Government to the political importance of Sikhim. Then, as now Chinese diplomacy checked any extended influence and friendly intercourse was set back by the Lamas of Lhasa. Even in this time, Donaldson experienced Chinese difficulties and remarks about the disruption of movement between Hindustan and Tibet. She worries and comments about the destruction of the Lepcha Land peoples whom she thinks will die out. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A History of Gothic Art in England, by Edward S. Prior, M. A. , with Illustrations by Gerald C. Horsley and Many Plans and Diagrams

      London, G. Bell And Sons 1900 - Description: xiv, 465, [1] p. Incl. Illus. , plans, diagrs. 29 cm. Subjects: Architecture, Gothic--England. Church architecture--England. Finely and sumptuously bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. An exceptional copy; of presentation quality - scans etc. On request. 5 Kg. 465 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        Affiche lithographie en couleurs illustrée par Fernand SCHULTZ-WETTEL - Ministère de l'hygiène de l'assistance et de la prévoyance sociale. - Centenaire de Pasteur - Exposition Internationale - STRASBOURG - 1923 - Juin - Octobre.

      Strasbourg, Ancienne Imprimerie Dusch, 1923 1900 - Dimensions 75,5 x 105 cm environBon état

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      Geo M. Hill Co., Chicago/New York 1900 - First Edition, First Printing, First State (variant B). The following textual points are present: 1)the publisher's adverstisement is enclosed in a box, 2)page 14 has "low wail on.", 3)page 227 begins with "While Tin Woodman", 4)the colophon has 11 lines enclosed in a box, 5)Pictorial endpages, the front in black and gray and the back in black and red. Regarding the 24 full-color tipped-in plates: the color plate facing pg 34 has two dark-blue spots on the moon, and the plate facing page 92 has red shading on the horizon. The boards are light green, stamped in red and green on the front, back and spine. The publisher's imprint on the foot of the spine is in plain, unserifed type, stamped in red. The condition of the book is as follows: The boards are moderately soiled; spine ends, edges and corners are rubbed. The text block is more age darkened than soiled. Binding is tight and square; the front and back endpage hinges are cracked and webbing is beginning to show. There are pencil notations and fingerprint smudging from a child on the endpages and occasionally throughout the text. The illustrations have retained their color and clarity. A collectible, scarce and remarkable children's classic in Very Good condition. Additional pictures available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Atlanta Vintage Books]
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        A Catalogue of One Hundred Spanish Books.

      Maggs Bros, London 1900 - 200pp. la mitad ilustradas con los facsímiles de los libros detallados. Manuscritos, incunables, góticos, libros del s.XVI. Buen ejemplar encuadernado de época a medio pergamino con puntas. Lomera pintada. Cortes pintados. Size: Gran Folio [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Thirty-Sixth Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, 1st Brigade, 2d Division, 2d Army Corps. Army of the Potomac. An Authentic Record of the Regiment.

      The Author, [No place - Milwaukee?] 1900 - First edition. Large quarto. Blue cloth decorated and titled in gilt, and stamped in white. 430pp. Illustrated from photographs and drawings. Small broadside or handbill from the Association of Survivors of the 36th Wis. Vol. Infty. affixed to a rear blank leaf. Also affixed before the index is a small printed broadside "Affidavit of Patrick H. Doody" repudiating a slight against the Regiment which appeared in an article. Mild wear, very good plus, or better. This copy Inscribed by one Medal of Honor winner to another: "To companion Robert A. Gray of the Medal of Honor Legion, this History of a gallant regiment of which I had the honor to serve, is respectfully inscribed with the best wishes of George E. Albee. 1st Lieut. Bvt. Capt. U.S. Army. New Haven, Conn. June 10, 1901." Gray won his Medal of Honor for returning to the battlefield at Drurys Bluff, Virginia after his regiment had retreated in order to rescue a wounded officer. Albee is mentioned prominently throughout the history (including his personal meeting with Lincoln on behalf of the Regiment), which reveals that he received a Medal of Honor for actions against hostile Indians in 1869 on the Brazos River in Texas. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        OF GARDENS

      London: Especially written out and illuminated by F. Sangorski & G. Sutcliffe, 1900. n. Hardcover. Phoebe Boyle's Copy of aGlittering Alberto Sangorski Manuscript on Vellum. 248 x 178 mm (9 3/4 x 7"). 2 p.l. (half title followed by a blank), 18, [2] pp. Excellent gilt-decorated dark green crushed morocco (which the Boyle catalogue attributes to Sangorski & Sutcliffe), covers with frame of multiple gilt rules enclosing stylized cornerpiece fans and, at center, a large almond-shaped ornament formed by gilt strapwork and with leafy embellishment and tangent circles containing small crosses on a stippled ground, flat spine with vertical titling and floral tools, RED CRUSHED MOROCCO DOUBLURES featuring a frame of multiple gilt rules and, at the middle, a complex gilt wheel ornament, red watered silk endleaves. In a (repaired) velvet-lined slipcase. EIGHT LARGE AND EXQUISITE ILLUMINATED INITIALS IN SEVERAL COLORS AND BURNISHED GOLD, two with long marginal extensions, THREE ESPECIALLY FINE, BRIGHT OVAL VIGNETTES (approximately 90 mm. across) SHOWING LOVELY GARDENS, one of these at the front as part of A MAGNIFICENT DOUBLE-PAGE OPENING FEATURING A PROFUSION OF PINK AND YELLOW ROSES with a green parakeet perched among them (on the left) AND GRAPEVINES BEARING SUCCULENT PURPLE FRUIT (on the right) being eyed hungrily by a long-tailed bird, BOTH ON A BRUSHED GOLD BACKGROUND within a burnished gold border, the left page serving as a title page, with "Of Gardens, An Essay By Francis Bacon" in letters of raised burnished gold, the opening initial of the title in blue and white on a burnished gold ground and enclosing a tessellated design in burnished gold and colors, the right page beginning with the word "God" in burnished gold, the text's ENORMOUS OPENING INITIAL "G" (60 mm. tall) in blue decorated with pink and green flowers, the center of the initial filled with curling blue and brown acanthus leaves above which dangles a bunch of grapes, the whole on a burnished gold ground. Front flyleaf with engraved bookplate of Phoebe A. D. Boyle; verso of front free endleaf with engraved bookplate of John Achelis. Barely perceptible rubbing to joints (well masked by refurbishment), but A VERY FINE COPY, the pretty binding scarcely worn, the vellum creamy and bright, the paint vivid, and the gold shimmering. This is a very appealing illuminated manuscript of Bacon's prescription for the ideal princely garden, adorned with lush decoration befitting the topic. It was executed at the height of the period when Alberto Sangorski was producing such fine work for Sangorski & Sutcliffe, before he left the firm in 1912 to join Riviere. One of the reasons for his departure can be seen in the colophon, which states that "This copy of Bacon's Essay "Of Gardens" has been especially written out, and illuminated by F. Sangorski & G. Sutcliffe." Alberto quite reasonably wished to take credit for his own work rather than giving it to his borther's firm; Riviere was happy to allow him to do so. The quality of the painting here is particularly rich and delicate, with much fine detail, and the miniatures and borders can only be described as luscious. This lovely item was in the outstanding collection of fine bindings, illuminated manuscripts, vellum printings, and other private press books owned by Phoebe Boyle and sold at Anderson Galleries in 1923 (Lot 18). Sangorski's manuscripts are usually in elaborate, often jewelled, bindings which add considerably to their price; This specimen, in its relatively simple (though elegant) binding, offers a rare chance to acquire a Sangorski manuscript for a more modest price.

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        An oil portrait of Franz Liszt (1811 – 1886) in old age, probably made after his death, signed W. John.

      Undated but circa 1900 - The painting measures 340 x 260 mms., the frame, 462 x 378. The painting was restored in May, 2011, by Julia Nagle, who records her work as follows: It was surface cleaned and the bottom edge was re attached using BEVA 371 heat seal adhesive and a warm spatula. The painting was then given a brush coat of MS2A cyclohexanone resin varnish. Losses were filled and then retouched with gouache base coats, followed by glazes of pure ground pigment in MS2A resin. The painting was given a final spray coat of MS2A resin varnish and photographed after treatment. It was refitted into its frame using brass strips. Losses on the frame were retouched with gouache, with the exception of small chip on the top of the frame.

      [Bookseller: John Price Antiquarian Books, ABA, ILAB]
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        Bulletin No. 3, 1899. Fertilizer Experiments on Cotton

      Tuskegee, Ala.: Tuskegee Institute Steam Press. 1900. First. First edition. Small octavo. 16pp. Stapled and printed orange wrappers. Small hole on the front wrap, else near fine. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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