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        Sailing Alone Around the World

      The Century Co, 1900. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: The Century Company, 1900: First edition, First Printing with the copyright page dated 1899, 1900, with no later printings mentioned. In light blue variant binding. In Near Fine condition, in an extremely rare dust jacket. Faint edge wear to cloth. Bookplate from previous owner to front paste down; stamp from the Rudder Publishing Company on the title page. Light insect wear to edge of page block. The jacket shows chipping to the spine ends, toning, soiling and light tide marks. A beautiful copy, in a wonderful and extremely scarce dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Origines de l'Imprimerie en France.

      Paris, Imprimerie Nationale 1900 - Conférences faites les 25 juillet et 17 août 1900 par M. A. Christian, Directeur de l'Imprimerie Nationale. Nombreuses planches hors-texte, fac-similé des planches originales très anciennes. Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, 1900. Dédicace de l'auteur à Monsieur Dumont (député) sur une page de garde. Joli Ex-libris de la Bibliothèque de Girard par P. Avril et Gaujean. Joint une lettre autographe signée de Dumont en réponse. Superbe reliure demi-maroquin grenat à larges coins signée Noulhac. Dos lisse orné à froid et doré. Filet doré bordant les plats. Couverture et dos conservés. Pas de rousseur. Très bon état. Format grand in-4°(33x26). Edition illustrée Dédicacé par l'auteur [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: EURL Livres et Collections]
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        Mockba Moscau

      No date. Not known. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Near Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: A4 Landscape. 30 pages. .. 30 pages of photographic views of Moscow in colour. Single sided printing on glazed card the colour printing is of chromo quality. ( see images) . Original binding lightly marked, contents clean and crisp. Two of the pages are printed facing each other to give a panoramic view. No date (circa 1900?) Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Travel & Places; Russia; Inventory No: 12488..

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        Memoirs of Sir Walter Scott

      London- Macmillan and Co. 1900 - A smartly boundedition of Lockhart's memoirs of Walter Scott. John Gibson Lockhart (12 July 1794 25 November 1854) was a Scottish writer and editor. He is best known as the author of the definitive biography of Sir Walter Scott. This biography has been called the second most admirable in the English language, after Boswell's Life of Johnson. In 1818 the young man attracted the notice of Sir Walter Scott, and he married Scott's eldest daughter Sophia in April 1820. His major work was the Life of Sir Walter Scott (7 vols, 18371838; 2nd ed. , 10 vols. , 1839). This biography published a great number of Scott's letters. In Bickers and Son bindings (binder's ink stamps to verso of front free-endpaper)Complete in five volumes. Condition: In full calf bindings with gilt detailing. Externally smart, though with some marks to the boards. Internally firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean, though with some foxing to the endpapers and the occasional spot. Overall: VERY GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Frühling. Sommer. Herbst. Winter. 4 farblithographierte Wandbilder.

      Dortmund, Crüwell, um 1900. - Je 63 x 63 cm, farbig lithographierte Bilder auf starker Pappe mit schmalem Textrand. Wandbilder für den Anschauungs- und Sprachunterricht. VI. Reihe, Bild 1 bis 4. - Die Ränder beschabt, bestoßen, Ecken teils abgebrochen. Teils etwas fleckig, sonst in der Darstellung meist gut erhalten. - 4 colour lithographed wall panels for primary school illustrating the four seasons. Edges worn, corners partly broken.

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        Ueber das Verhalten der Laevulose im Stoffwechsel. Diss.

      - Leipzig, Druck von Brunno Georgi, 1900, 8°, 44 pp., 1 p. Lebenslauf, OBrosch. Hans Sachs (1877-1945), "als Sohn jüdischer Eltern in Kattowitz geboren, Schüler und (1915-1920) wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter Paul Ehrlichs in Frankfurt, seit 1920 dem Institut für Immunitäts- und Serumforschung des Krebsinstituts vor. Beide Gebiete wurden bis in die dreißiger Jahre in Deutschland wesentlich durch ihn beeinflusst. Als grundlegend galten seine Arbeit zur immunbiologischen Pathophysiologie (1928) und seine umfassende Darstellung "Antigene und Antikörper" (1930). Zusammen mit Witebsky (seit 1925 in Heidelberg) arbeitete Sachs an Untersuchungen über die Bedeutung der Lipoide für die Krebsimmunität. Ernst Witebsky (1901-1969) begründete durch seine Arbeiten am Institut das Forschungsgebiet der immunologischen Organspezifität. Sachs festigte in dieser Zeit seinen immensen Ruf als international führender Immunologe. Als Jude allerdings geriet er 1933 rasch ins Visier der Nationalsozialisten, die ihn bereits im Frühjahr "beurlaubten". - Durch eine mutige Intervention des Dekans der Medizinischen Fakultät Siebeck und des Internisten v. Krehl gelang es zwar, die "Beurlaubung" zunächst wieder rückgängig zu machen. Endgültig entlassen wurde der "erste Serologe Deutschlands" (Siebeck) dann aber doch im Januar 1936. Unter dramatischen Bedingungen gelang die Emigration über die Schweiz zunächst nach England und schließlich nach Dublin, wo Sachs am 25. März 1945 starb. Auch Witebsky wurde vom Rassenwahn der NS-Machthaber (bereits 1933) in die Emigration über die Schweiz in die USA getrieben. Der jüngere Witebsky allerdings konnte seine glänzende Karriere als Serologe dort fortsetzen. - In wenigen Jahren hatten die Nationalsozialisten mit der Immunologie eines der in seiner Zeit vielleicht wichtigsten und zukunftsweisenden medizinischen Forschungsgebiete der Ruprecht-Karls-Universität zerschlagen. An die früheren Forschungserfolge konnte in Heidelberg erst Jahrzehnte später wieder angeknüpft werden." Stolze Anfänge, von den Nationalsozialisten aber schon 1933 zerschlagen, - Ein Beitrag von Prof. Dr. med. Wolfgang U. Eckart (Heidelberger Immunologie feiert 100jähriges Bestehen) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Hand-Book of Golf for Bears

      New York: R. H. Russell, 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.. First Edition. Half-cloth & Pictorial Boards. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Frank Verbeck. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

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        Life and Exploits of "Buffalo Bill." An Interesting Narrative of the Important Events in the Spectacular Career of the Greatest Old Scout the U.S. Has Ever Known

      N. P. [no date circa 1900]. (Wrappers) [29]pp. (text) + [3]pp. (illustrated ads). Good to very good. 16mo (approximately 16.3cm tall) in original illustrated slightly soiled and stained pale blue wrappers, stapled as issued (with ads on inside and rear covers), and 3 illustrations in text. Printed on cheap paper, toned as usual lacking top right corner corner of rear slightly soiled, stained wrappers. Rare. Cover title: "Life and Adventures of Buffalo Bill".Promotional literature with a sketch of "Buffalo Bill's life, the Pony Express, etc..

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        Études et commentaires sur le code de l'Escluse augmentés de quelques notices biographiques.

      Budapest, chez l'Auteur, 1900. pp. (10), 287, with 89 (2 double-page) chromolithographed plates and 22 text illustrations. Later cloth. An interesting study on the 'Fungorum in Pannoniis observatorum brevis Historia', by Carolus Clusius 1601, which was the starting point of scientific mycology. The present work contains the complete original text including the woodcuts, with extensive additional matter on the following subjects: origin of the 'Historia' and the 'Codex Clusius'; identification of the species; biographical notes; synoptical table of Clusius' species, catalogue of the letters addressed to Clusius preserved at Leiden; and a reproduction of the watercolours of the 'Codex Clusius'. 4 plates with mended marginal tears, some repair to the title-page.

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        A Clusius Codex, mykologiai méltatása .../ Études et commentaires sur le Code de l'Escluse augmentés de quelques notices biographiques.

      Budapest, chez l'Auteur, 1900. Folio (380 x 280mm). pp. (10), 287, with 89 (2 double-page) chromolithograped plates and 22 text illustrations. Black cloth. A scarce and fine study on "Fungorum in Pannoniis observatorum brevis Historia", by Carolus Clusius 1601 which was the starting point of scientific mycology. The present work contains the complete original text including the woodcuts, with extensive additional matter on the following subjects: origin of the "Historia" and the "Codex Clusius"; identification of the species; biographical notes; synoptical table of Clusius' species, catalogue of the letters addressed to Clusius preserved at Leiden; and a reproduction of the water-colours of the "Codex Clusius". The additional text is in French and Hungarian.

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        London to Ladysmith via Pretoria

      London, Longmans, Green, and Co.,, 1900. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in burgundy morocco, titles to spine with lion centre tool in compartments, single rule to boards, signature block to front board, inner dentelles, plain black endpapers, gilt edges. Illustrated with folding coloured map, 3 further maps and 4 plans. Some occasional light foxing, in a fine binding. First Edition, First Impression.

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        London to Ladysmith Via Pretoria

      Longmans, Green, and Co., London 1900 - xiv, 498pp, 32pp. Rebound in full morocco by Temple Bookbinders, raised bands, spine in six panels, calf title label to second panel, author label to fourth, covers with gilt single fillet border, upper cover with Churchill's signature in gilt to foot, gilt inner dentelles, a.e.g. Externally fine, half-title with previous owners name to head, small closed tear to gutter, half-title and title lightly foxed, some light foxing to margins, but generally clean. Woods A4 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        London to Ladysmith via Pretoria

      London: Longmans, Green, & Co., 1900. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very good. This is the British first edition, first printing of Churchill's fourth published book. London to Ladysmith via Pretoria is the first of Churchill's two books based on his newspaper despatches sent from the front in South Africa. In October 1899, the second Boer War erupted between the descendants of Dutch settlers in South Africa and the British. Churchill, an adventure-seeking young cavalry officer and war correspondent, swiftly found himself in South Africa with the 21st Lancers and an assignment as press correspondent to the Morning Post. Not long thereafter, on 15 November 1899, Churchill was captured during a Boer ambush of an armored train. His daring escape less than a month later made him a celebrity and helped launch his political career. London to Ladysmith via Pretoria contains 27 letters and telegrams to the Morning Post written between 26 October 1899 and 10 March 1900. It was published in England in mid-May 1900 and sold well. Churchill returned from South Africa in July 1900 and spent the summer campaigning hard in Oldham, where he won his first seat in Parliament on 1 October 1900 in the so-called "khaki election". The British first edition is striking, bound in tan cloth with an illustration of an armoured train on the front cover accompanied by the author's facsimile signature and with the Union flag and Transvaal flag in gilt on the spine beneath a red subtitle. The binding is visually arresting, but the first edition proved notoriously fragile and prone to wear, soiling, and spotting. This first edition, first printing copy is a very good example, a quite respectable, unrestored original copy, better than most we see. The khaki cloth binding is tight and sound with just slight forward lean. The illustrated front cover - the signal feature of the edition - remains unusually clean with only small corner bumps. The spine is lightly toned but presents well, with bright gilt and clear red subtitle. The spine shows some dark scuffing along the lower front hinge and trivial wear at the spine ends. The blank rear cover shows only light soiling and small corner bumps, with a tiny abrasion at the upper rear hinge. The contents remain notably crisp and bright. The original black endpapers are intact and the three folding maps are present and properly folded. We find no previous ownership marks. Spotting is light for the edition, primarily confined to the page edges and first few leaves, heaviest at the second free endpaper, half-title, title, and dedication pages. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A4.1.a, Woods/ICS A4(a.1), Langworth p.53.

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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]

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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..

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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.

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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.

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        The National Shakespeare: 3 Volume Set

      London: William Mackenzie c 1900 - Facsimile of 1st Folio edition of 1623 - 3 large matching special edition hb volumes in full morocco with top edge gilt, 2 edges untrimmed & gilt title & decor. to fronts & spines, which have 5 raised bands. Green marbled endpapers are bordered with gilt decor. & each vol. has India-proof impressions of the original engravings. In superb condition & a very attractive set, 27 x 42cm **Very heavy - please contact bookseller for P&P costs**

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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

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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. .

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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).

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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]

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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.

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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).

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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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        FATHER CHRISTMAS

      - 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]

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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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        Clio

      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.

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